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

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M. RITCHIE

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. M. RITCHIE of Saginaw, Chief Engineer for the Johannesburg Mfg. Co., will occupy the residence vacated by mr. BRADWELL. (21 Dec 1905)


Charles PATULLO

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:
-Charles PATULLO, formerly clerk of the Grayling House, and for two years past clerk of the Vincent in Saginaw, has been promoted to the position of manager of that hotel. His friends will congratulate him believing that he will continue to be a success. (2 Aug 1906)


A. C. HENDRICKSON

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. C. HENDRICKSON, the tailor, has moved his shop from over C. HANSON's saloon to his residence on the south side, where he will be glad to meet all his old customers, and many new ones. Satisfaction and first class work guaranteed. (21 Dec 1905)

-A. C. HENDRICKSON will in a few days leave Grayling for their childhood home in the old world, as this climate seems not to agree with his health. Since coming here Mr. HENDRICKSON has built up a good business at his trade as a tailor, and is recognized with his wife as such members of society as we would rather retain than lose. (5 Mar 1908)


Mitchell FOOTE

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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. Mitchell FOOTE died of consumption at his home here on Tuesday morning, Dec. 19th. His body was taken to Roscommon for interment on Friday. His wife and daughter have the sympathy of the community. (28 Dec 1905)


Albert CHAPPELL

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 Ms. Albert CHAPPELL, Christmas morning, a daughter. A beautiful Christmas gift. (28 Dec 1905)


Irene L. A. SPRAUER

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:
-Howard and Gladys WHEELER are visiting their cousin Irene L. A. SPRAUER of Lewiston. (28 Dec 1905)


Carrie WHITE

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 CORRESPONDENCE.
Miss Carrie WHITE is visiting her Aunt Mrs. J. HIGGINS. (4 Jan 1906)


Len PATTERSON

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:
-Last week, the Tawas Herald, of which our former townsman, Len PATTERSON is Editor and proprietor, began Vol. 23. Mr. PATTERSON has kept the paper improving and deserves the support he receives, and more, from the citizens of Iosco Co., for giving them an up-to-date, live local paper. (4 Jan 1906)

-Jas. BALLARD came home from Tawas the first of the week. He claims that Len PATTERSON weighs over a ton since the new boy came to their house. (4 Jun 1908)


PUMPHRY

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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A new citizen arrived at Lovells last Sunday, locating at the home of Mr. and Mrs. PUMPHRY. He is number one. (18 Jan 1906)


Wilhelm RAE

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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A new citizen arrived at Lovells last Sunday, locating at the home of Mr. and Mrs. PUMPHRY. He is number one. (18 Jan 1906)


Sylvester BROTT

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:
-Sylvester BROTT of Beaver Creek has been granted a pension for disabilities folowing his service in the Cuban war. The accrued pension made a nice little dot for a starter, and he will take good care of it and the quarterly receipts hereafter. (25 Jan 1906)


F. BROWN

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 CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. F. BROWN is the possessor of a new baby girl. (8 Feb 1906)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. F. BROWN, a son. (27 May 1909)


Henry VANASSE

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Dr. H. W. KNAPP reports a fine baby girl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry VANASSE. Born Feb. 1st. (8 Feb 1906)


Fred PHILLIPS

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. Fred PHILLIPS left for his home in Bay City last Monday, seeking a new field of labor. The good wishes of our young people go with him. (8 Feb 1906)

-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Fred PHILLIPS severed his connection with the Johannesburg Mf'g Co. last week and went to Detroit, where he will work with his father. (23 Aug 1906)

-JOHANNESBURG JOTTINGS.
Mr. HUFF and Mr. Fred PHILLIPS will leave this week for California. Sorry to see you go boys. (11 Apr 1907)


FAIRBANKS

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 sad accident occured here last week, resulting in the death of Mr. Mrs. FAIRBANKS little boy. He tipped a hot pot of coffee onto one of his legs, which burned a place about three inches long, but was not considered serious, but he began suffering and died the second day after. (15 Feb 1906)


A. J. CROSSMAN

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:
-Watch out for defective flues and chimneys. Fires are getting too numerous, A. J. CROSSMAN of Lapeer lost his house by fire, Monday and probably his life, by a falling timber. He was 78 years of age. Loss $2,000.00, with no insurance. The Congregational parsonage at Alpena burned Sunday, partly insured. the village of Elkton was burned Monday to the extend of $23,000.00, fairly insured. (15 Feb 1906)


Gus LAFLUER

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:
-Mrs. Nora BROWN, of Frederic, was the victim of a crime, alleged to have been commited by a man giving the name of Gus LAFLUER, last Saturday. She was alone in the house with her six-months-old babe at the time, her husband being at work outside of the village. On his return he followed the fellow to this village, where he was arrested by Sheriff STILWELL, after midnight, to whom he acknowledged his guilt. He waived examination and is held for trial, with bail fixed at $1,000, by Justice MAHON, which has not been furnished. (22 Feb 1906)

-CIRCUIT COURT,
The May term of the Circuit Court for the County of Crawford convened at the Court House, Monday, May 14th, at one o'clock p. m. Judge SHARPE presiding, and Stenographer Austin in his place with his pencils and pens sharpened for business.
The People vs. Gus LaFURE, charged with the crime of Rape, was dismissed on motion of the Pros. Atty., for the reason that he was satisfied that there was not sufficient evidence to convict. (17 May 1906)


Robert GAMMIE

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:
-Robert GAMMIE, with his wife and baby were awakened last Friday night to find their house on fire, and all was consumed. Mr. GAMMIE was badly burned about the head, and his feet were frozen in going to Mr. Charles SHELLENBARGER's, a mile away, the next morning, less than half clothed. He kept his wife and baby from freezing, by taking them to the barn and covering with horse blankets and hay. It is a sad blow to them, and the Christian charity of our county should be promptly shown. Mr. SHELLENBARGER will give them shelter, and the AVALANCHE will receive any contributions of food, clothing or cash for their immediate relief and see that it is sent down the river to them. (22 Feb 1906)


Ernie A. MOON

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Dr. KNAPP reports a son born to Mrs. E. A. MOON on Thursday, Feb. 22nd in honor of the day. We expect Ernie will call him George WASHINGON. 1 Mar 1906)


Vern LEE

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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A party was given Friday night by Mrs. LEE to her son Vern in honor of his 19th birthday. (1 Mar 1906)


Jas. BARDLAY

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:
-JUDGE CORRESPONDENCE.
A new twelve pound citizen came to Lovells last Saturday and has taken his abode at Jas. BARDLAY's house. (1 Mar 1906)


Emerson 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:
-Emerson BATES entertained a party of his little friends last Saturday to celebrate his sixth birthday. (1 Mar 1906)


Eugene BROWN

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:
-Mr. Eugene BROWN, a little fellow from Machinaw, weighing only 336 pounds, good natured and jolly, and recommended as being one of the best caterers in the state, has taken possession of the restaurant in the red front building on Michigan Avenue, which he has refurnished and refitted, until it is up-to-date in every respect and about ready to receive the public as a restaurant and bakery. It will prove a great convenience for the village, for we have never had a really first class restaurant and we believe it will prove to be a paying investment. Here is hoping for its success. (1 Mar 1906)

-L. COLLEN has bought the restaurant near the Mercantile Co's store, of E. BROWN. Mr. BROWN and family removed to Owosso, Tuesday. (13 Jun 1907)


Wm. RUSSELL

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Wm. RUSSELL and family leave for their new home near Caro this week. Mr. RUSSELL will try farming this summer. We regret their departure, and the best wishes of our people go with them. (8 Mar 1906)


Jas. MCCALL

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:
-JOHANNESBURG CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. Jas. McCALL sold his stock of Drugs at this place, last week to Gutridge Bros. of Gaylord. As young men they come to us highly recommended and we bespeak for them the liberal patronage they deserve. They will have one of the finest Drug stores in northern Michigan. (8 Mar 1906)


Theodore JENDRON

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 CORRESPONDENCE.
Mrs. Theodore JENDRON is the happy mother of a twelve pound Valentine boy. (8 Mar 1906)


Anna Adele SANCARTIER

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 Adele SANCARTIER, took up her residence with her parents Feb. 25th, in this village, and they seem willing that she should stay. The year is opening auspiciously. (8 Mar 1906)


Maj. Geo. H. HOPKINS

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:
-Thousands of veteran soldiers will mourn, today as they read of the death of Maj. Geo. H. HOPKINS, Past Com. of the G. A. R., who was stricken with paralysis in his Detroit office, and died Tuesday evening, and the same day, in his happy home in that city our Comrade, Robert D. HUFF was mustered into the Grand Army Above. The record of both these men were such as any man might covet, clean and upright. Their well earned rest has come. (8 Mar 1906)


Robert D. HUFF

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:
-Thousands of veteran soldiers will mourn, today as they read of the death of Maj. Geo. H. HOPKINS, Past Com. of the G. A. R., who was stricken with paralysis in his Detroit office, and died Tuesday evening, and the same day, in his happy home in that city our Comrade, Robert D. HUFF was mustered into the Grand Army Above. The record of both these men were such as any man might covet, clean and upright. Their well earned rest has come. (8 Mar 1906)


Fred MCDONALD

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 infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred McDONALD died Sunday night, and the bereaved parents took the body to Bay City for burial Tuesday morning. They will receive the sympathy of our citizens. (8 Mar 1906)


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