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Extractions From the "Avalanche" a Crawford Co., MI Newspaper 1879-1940's

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Antoine KORECKE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Because his demand for additional wages was refused Antoine KORECKE, a woodsman, shot and instantly killed Robert McGILLVRAY, camp foreman for the Stephenson company, at Cornell, twenty-five miles north of Escanaba, last week. (5 Jan 1905)


D. LAMONT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-For the next census: - To Mr. and Mrs. D. LAMONT, a daughter, Jan 17. To Mr. and Mrs. HAMNER, Jan. 17, a daughter. (19 Jan 1905)


HAMNER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-For the next census: - To Mr. and Mrs. D. LAMONT, a daughter, Jan 17. To Mr. and Mrs. HAMNER, Jan. 17, a daughter. (19 Jan 1905)


Frank LAMONT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-CIRCUIT COURT.
The January term of the Circuit Court for this county convened at the court house in this village last Monday. Judge SHARP residing.
The case of the People vs. Frank LAMONT, bastardy was continued for the reason that the defendant's attorney E. E. TURNER was absent. (19 Jan 1905)


Katie BATES

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Miss Katie BATES had a pleasant surprise party one morning last week, from her parents, on the sixteenth anniversary of her birth. An elegant watch and guard. (9 Feb 1905)

-Miss Katie BATES attended the commencement exercises of the Normal school at Gaylord last week and visited with her Aunt, Mrs. J. HOYT. (14 Jun 1906)

-Miss Katie BATES left Monday for Alma College, where she will continue her course of study, from the time of her graduation from our high school. She will be missed by our young people. (13 Sep 1906)

-Miss Kathryn BATES, Deaconess, nearly all of whose life has been passed in this village, occupied the pulpit of the M. E. Church last Sunday evening, to the delight of an appreciative audience. We hear that Miss BATES will be stationed at Toledo the ensuing year. (24 Dec 1908)


Capt. Steven V. THOMAS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Capt Steven V. THOMAS of West Branch died last Saturday after a brief illness, aged 74 years. He had been probate judge of that county for twenty-four years and was prosecuting attorney eight years before that. An honorable gentleman, a brave soldier and a model husband and father has gone to his reward. (9 Feb 1905)


Samuel W. PHELPS Jr.

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Born-Monday, February 13, to Mr. and Mrs. S. W. PHELPS, Jr., a daughter. (16 Feb 1905)

-Died-At their home in this village, Sunday, February 19, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. PHELPS, Jr. (23 Feb 1905)

-Born, Monday, July 8, to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Phelps Jr., a daughter. (11 Jul 1907)


Victor BERLIN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Victor BERLIN started for Leavenworth, Kan., Tuesday to visit a brother he has not seen for several years. (16 Feb 1905)


Hannibal LARSON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Hannibal LARSON made an attempt to end his life by hanging last Monday morning at the Central house, but was rescued by Dan SQUIRES, who cut the rope. It is said that a previous attempt was made last Saturday. Disappointment in love is said to be at the bottom of it. (16 Feb 1905)


Frank NELLETTE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Frank NELLETTE, Sunday, April 23, a son. (4 May 1905)


John EDWARDS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Born-Tuesday, February 28, to Mr. and Mrs. John EDWARDS, a son. (2 Mar 1905)


William C. JOHNSON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. William C. JOHNSON of Maple Forest, on March 4, 1905, a baby boy. (9 Mar 1905)


E. E. TURNER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-The family of E. E. TURNER left last week to join him in Wisconsin, where it is claimed he is located. (9 Mar 1905)

-ATTORNEY IS ARRESTED.
CHARGE IS, E. E. TURNER, OF MIO, PASSED A GRAUDULENT DRAFT.
Bay City, Mich., March 15. - Attorney E. E. TURNER, of Mio, was arrested there today on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses. Complaint was made by former Prosecuting Attorney Isaac A. GILBERT, of this city, who claims he indorsed a draft for TURNER for $29 on Peter MICHELSON, a prominent Gaylord lumberman, when TURNER was in this city last week. The check has just come back protested. When TURNER was arrested, the authorities say, he tried to settle, but they refused, as they claim he had passed other fraudulent drafts.-Detroit News.
TURNER should have staid here, where he was lionized to quite an extent, and given the confidence, and constant ovation of many of our people, notwithstanding reports which were freely circulated derogatory to his character. Money to marbles that he is not convicted, and that he is the next Pros. Atty. of Oscoda county, if he wants it. Cheek wins. (22 Mar 1906)

-TURNER SETTLED CASE.
Bay City, Mich., March 18. - Attorney Edward TURNER, of Mio, brother of a member of the board of pardons and son of the late Judge TURNER, of Owosso, was brought to this city yesterday from Mio on charge of securing money by false representations from Frank B. BENSON, saloonkeeper. It is alleged TURNER gave BENSON a draft for $29 which was protested at the bank in Grayling, on which it was drawn. Attorney I. A. GILBERT had endorsed the draft. BENSON couldn't get his money and swore to a complaint.
Mr. TURNER was supplied with funds when he reached here with the detective and he was given an opportunity to settle the matter, which he did, and therefore he was not arraigned. Mr. TURNER said he drew the draft with the understanding that one of the persons interested, who he said owed him money, was to pay it, but that he did not do so. (22 Mar 1906)

-E. E. TURNER, formerly an attorney of this village, who succeded J. C. HANSON as judge of probate for the balance of his term by appointment, after which he moved to Wisconsin, then to Dakota, and drifted back to Mio, Oscoda county about a year ago where he was elected Pros. Atty. last fall, died in that village the 6th inst. The body was taken to Owosso for interment. He leaves his wife and four children to mourn his going. (16 May 1907)


Elmer QUA

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Elmer QUA of Gaylord has been arrested on suspicion of being the firebug who has cost our neighboring village many thousands of dollars. It seems impossible that one, associated as he is with the best families of the town, can be guilty, but it is said the evidence is strong against him. If guilty he should pay the penalty, and if not we trust the cloud of suspicion will be entirely removed. (9 Mar 1905)

-In the Circuit Court at Gaylord, last week, Elmer QUA, who was under arrest for Statutory Arson, was acquitted after one of the most stubbornly contested trials ever held in that court. (1 Jun 1905)


Clovis N. GOULET

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Clovis N. GOULET and his son start for Los Angeles today in search of health, which it is hoped may be found in that genial clime. Mrs. GOULET expects to follow them in May. (16 Mar 1905)


Arthur WINSLOW

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-FREDERIC ITEMS.
Mrs. Arthur WINSLOW was unfortunate in losing her infant, which only lived a short time. (16 Mar 1905)


Michael SHOOK

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-The body of a man supposed to be Michael SHOOK of Otsego Lake, was found on the railroad Tuesday, about five miles north of Frederic. It was terribly mangled, having been dragged a hundred and fifty yards from where struck. One leg was cut off, his head severed so that the face was gone, and he was disembowelled. Coroner O'NIEL was called and removed the body to Frederic, where a jury will give the matter full investigation. (23 Mar 1905)


Harvey ANDERSON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-PROBATE NOTICE.
STATE OF MICHIGAN.
THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.
At a session of said court, held at the Probate office, in the village of Grayling, in said county, on the 21st day of March A. D. 1905.
Present: Hon. Wellington BATTERSON
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Harvey ANDERSON, a minor.
Rasmus HANSON, guardian of said minor, having filed in said court his final account as guardian of said minor, and his petition praying for the allowance thereof,
It is ordered, that Saturday the 8th day of April A. D. 1905, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said probate office be and is hereby appointed for examining and allowing said account.
It is further ordered, that public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order, for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the Crawford Avalanche a newspaper printed and circulated in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
mar23-3w Judge of Probate. (23 Mar 1905)


Stanley W. TURNER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-The older settlers of this section, and especially the politicians, will remember Stanley W. TURNER, for many years a resident of Roscommon, and for one term a representative in the legislature for this district. He afterwards served two terms as auditor-general, and was considered one of the slickest machine politicians in the state. For the past nine years he has made his home at the Wayne hotel in Detroit, where he died on the 26th inst. (30 Mar 1905)


Jacob W. HANSON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-PROBATE NOTICE.
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION.
STATE OF MICHIGAN.
THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF CRAWFORD.
At a session of said court held at the Probate Office in the village of Grayling, in said county, on the 20th day of March, A. D. 1905,
Present, Hon. Wellington BATTERSON,
Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of John C. HANSON.
Jacob W. HANSON, having filed in said court his petition praying that the administration of said estate be granted to himself or to some other suitable person,
It is ordered that the 28th day of April, A. D. 1905, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said Probate Office be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition.
It is further ordered that public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing in the Crawford Avalanche, a newspaper published and circulating in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
apr 6-4w Judge of Probate. (30 Mar 1905)


Jos. TRABACCA

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Jos. TRABACCA, a daughter, April 2d. (6 Apr 1905)


George COOK

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Born-Thursday, March 23, to Mr. and Mrs. George COOK, a daughter. (6 Apr 1905)


James COLLINS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Deputy Sheriff AMIDON took James COLLINS, the hobo who jumped from a train last week, to the house of correction for ninety days' board, last night. (6 Apr 1905)


D. H. MCMILLEN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-D. H. McMILLEN, a brakeman on the M. C. R. R., was killed on the Davidson branch while coupling cars this morning. His brother was killed in a similar manner on the hill south of here a few years ago. (6 Apr 1905)


Rev. L. M. BELDEN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Rev. L. M. BELDEN of Chicago occupied the pulpit of the Presbyterian church last Sunday, morning and evening. He will hold regular services there this month and may become the regular pastor of the church, which is greatly to be desired. (6 Apr 1905)

-Rev. L. M. BELDEN, who has been occupying the Presbyterian pulpit for the last month, left for his home in Chicago Tuesday morning. During his stay here he had won many friends who would have been glad to have seen him installed as the regular pastor of the church. He is a scholarly gentleman, whose sermons are filled with food for the thought of his hearers. (30 Apr 1905)


Anna OLSON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Miss Anna OLSON entertained fourteen young ladies, last Saturday evening, in honor of her birthday. (20 Apr 1905)

-Miss Anna OLSON and her Aunt, Mrs. H. FISCHER went to Mr. Clemens last week, where they will try the baths. (28 Jun 1906)

-Miss Anna OLSON of Grayling, Mich., is the guest of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. OTSEN of 569 Kalamath street. Miss OLSON has recently returned from a two month's trip to Seattle and Ballard, Wash., stopping on her return at Portland and Salt Lake City, having been delayed at the latter place two days and a night, on account of the washout.-Denver Hustler. (9 Sep 1909)


L. D. HOLLINGER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-L. D. HOLLINGER of Lawndale, O., arrived in the village Saturday and will be joined by his wife later. He contemplates building a cottage at the lake, in which they will pass the summer. (4 May 1905)


Rev. Howard GODLIE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A line from Rev. Howard GODLIE, at Plymouth, Mich., announces the arrival of a hearty daughter at their home on Friday morning. They will receive the congratulations of friends here. (4 May 1905)


HENESSEE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MAPLE FOREST ITEMS.
Died-The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. HENESSEE, aged six months. (4 May 1905)


Andrew JOHNSON

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MAPLE FOREST ITEMS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Andrew JOHNSON, April 29th, a daughter. (4 May 1905)

-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born-Friday May 21st., to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew JOHNSON a 10 pound boy. (27 May 1909)


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