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

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Susan B. ANTHONY

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. Susan B. ANTHONY died at her home in Rochester, last Monday night at the age of 86 years. Her life had been given to the uplifting, and emancipation of her sex, as well as for the moral advancement of the world, and was not given in vain. Her name was perhaps more widely known than any living woman, and will remain in the history of the world through time. (15 Mar 1906)


Allen A. TORRY

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 STANARD received news of the sudden death of his cousin, Allen A. TORRY, of Detroit, last Sunday, too late to attend the funeral, which was held at Flint yesterday. (22 Mar 1906)


Clare WILSON

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:
-Clare WILSON, who went to Shiawasse county two years ago, where he "could do something at farming," has raised enough to get back here, and says Crawford county is good enough for him. We are glad to know he has recovered his usual good sense. (22 Mar 1906)


Donna HOYT

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:
-Donna HOYT of Gaylord is visiting her cousin Lillian BATES this week. (29 Mar 1906)


Lillian 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:
-Donna HOYT of Gaylord is visiting her cousin Lillian BATES this week. (29 Mar 1906)


George JEROME

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:
-George JEROME left Monday night for Lansing where he has accepted a position in a machine shop. (29 Mar 1906)


Dan PRATT

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. Dan PRATT, a girl on March 26, mother and child doing well. (5 Apr 1906)


Buddie BELL

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:
-Buddie BELL is visiting at the home of her Aunt, Mrs. Geo. SMITH, for a few days. (12 Apr 1906)


Guy RICHARDSON

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 HORRIBLE SUICIDE.
Guy RICHARDSON, twenty-three years of age, who has been a camp cook in this section most of the time for the past three years, but for aout three months has been engaged in a like capacity in a Drive, in the woods west of this village, committed suicide in that place by drinking carbolic acid, last Tuesday evening. He has no criminal record and, had been of good general reputation, and evidently had received a fair early education. it is reported that his parents are highly respectable people living at Kalamazoo.
As nearly as can be learned he had become enamoured of a courtisan, known as Julia DESTROY, evidently his senior, who lured him to this place, becoming his paramour.
From her and others it is found that he desired her to leave with him, and that she refused, and after days of unavailing pursuasion, he became desperate and came to the village and bought the poison. Returning to the house, in the presence of the woman he drank a quantity, and wanted her to drink of it, which she refused to do, and he drank more and threw the bottle from him, and died before the arrival of Dr. INSLEY, who was hastily summoned.
The Sheriff, Pros. Att'y and Justice NIEDERER, acting as coroner, investigated the matter. the Coroner deciding that no farther inquest was necessary, the body was ordered removed to Sorenson's morgue, to await advice from his family, if they could be found or burried in the Potter's field.
Another life gone wrong, and blotted out. What next? (19 Apr 1906)


Julia DESTROY

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 HORRIBLE SUICIDE.
Guy RICHARDSON, twenty-three years of age, who has been a camp cook in this section most of the time for the past three years, but for aout three months has been engaged in a like capacity in a Drive, in the woods west of this village, committed suicide in that place by drinking carbolic acid, last Tuesday evening. He has no criminal record and, had been of good general reputation, and evidently had received a fair early education. it is reported that his parents are highly respectable people living at Kalamazoo.
As nearly as can be learned he had become enamoured of a courtisan, known as Julia DESTROY, evidently his senior, who lured him to this place, becoming his paramour.
From her and others it is found that he desired her to leave with him, and that she refused, and after days of unavailing pursuasion, he became desperate and came to the village and bought the poison. Returning to the house, in the presence of the woman he drank a quantity, and wanted her to drink of it, which she refused to do, and he drank more and threw the bottle from him, and died before the arrival of Dr. INSLEY, who was hastily summoned.
The Sheriff, Pros. Att'y and Justice NIEDERER, acting as coroner, investigated the matter. the Coroner deciding that no farther inquest was necessary, the body was ordered removed to Sorenson's morgue, to await advice from his family, if they could be found or burried in the Potter's field.
Another life gone wrong, and blotted out. What next? (19 Apr 1906)


Jens SORENSON

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. Jens MICHELSON, April 21st, a daughter. (26 Apr 1906)

-Our compositor or the "Devil," gave the Jens SORENSON baby, last week, to Jens MICHELSON, which is not fair, so we return the little one to its proper home, with apologies for the mistake. (3 May 1906)


Dr. Joseph CRAWFORD

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:
-Dr. Joseph CRAWFORD, a brother-in-law of Mrs. S. SICKLER was living in San Francisco, at the time of the earthquake, and word is just received, that he escaped with only his life, and a few clothes that he grasped as he was leaving his home, losing everything besides. (3 May 1906)


George A. WILLIAMS

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:
-Died at his home in this village, May 1st, George A. WILLIAMS, aged 58 years. the deceased had been an invalid for the past two or three years, suffering from what is commonly known as "Stone Cutter's Consumption." He was around the house and out of doors in the morning, appearing as usual, but on entering the house, remarked to his daughter that he felt strangely, and she advised him to lie down, which he did, and a few moments later began coughing, with severe hemorrage and a moment later was dead. (3 May 1906)


Errel LOZO

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 dance at Mr. and Mrs. LOZO's Monday night in honor of the thirteenth birthday anniversary of their daughter Errel. (3 May 1906)


Frank MAY

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, May 1st, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank MAY, a son. (3 May 1906)

-The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. MAY died Sunday morning. (10 Jan 1907)

-Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Frank MAY, a daughter, May 28. All happy. (4 Jun 1908)


Frank AHMAN

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 AHMAN a son, April 27th. (3 May 1906)


John MARTIN

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. John MARTIN of Illinois, who bought Sheriff STILWELL's farm at Cheeny, has arrived with his family, and is getting ready for business. He has moved into the EGGLESTON house, until he can arrange his buildings for permanent residence. Mr. MARTIN comes highly recommended as a progressive, first class citizen and is warmly welcomed to the county. (3 May 1906)


A. D. FORBS

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 CORRESPONDENCES.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. A. D. FORBS of Hardgrove camp, a daughter last Thursday. Also a boy to Mr. and Mrs. WATSON of the same place. (10 May 1906)


WATSON

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 CORRESPONDENCES.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. A. D. FORBS of Hardgrove camp, a daughter last Thursday. Also a boy to Mr. and Mrs. WATSON of the same place. (10 May 1906)


Fred PRATT

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. Fred PRATT, May 5th, a boy. (10 May 1906)


Hayden HILL

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:
-Any one having knowledge of one Hayden HILL, whether he be living or dead, who was a resident of this county about 1874 and entered as a homestead, land on section 26, Tp 26 N. R. 3 W., will confer a favor by sending word to Alexander C. WILCOX of this place. Mr. HILL was a soldier in the war of the rebellion, and his being found will prove of benefit. (17 May 1906)


Elmer MCMULLEN

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:
-Special Agent, Frank MAYNARD, of the M. C. R. R. , found a shipment of scrap iron in Bay City, from Frederic containing R. R. property and came up to investigate. He found that it was shipped by Elmer McMULLEN, who lived near there, and on going to his place with Deputy Sheriff, CHARRON, met him with R. R. property in his wagon, which had been stolen. Complaint for Larceny was made before Justice NEIDERER, and he plead guilty to part, but claimed he had not taken so much as charged. After hearing his statement and that of the officers, the Justice said twenty dollars and costs or sixty days in Detroit. (17 May 1906)


Max 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:
-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, Max McDONALD, Embezzlement. On reading of the information, the respondent plead guilty, and was remanded to the custody of the sheriff, for sentence later. the Court after full consideration placed the prisoner on probation for one year, under charge of the County Agent, imposing such restrictions as to his conduct as seemed best, which if broken will cause him to be returned to court for sentence. (17 May 1906)


John NELSON

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 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.
John NELSON, John PARSON, Maple Forest, Hemming PETERSON, Fraus Herman WAK, Frederick J. MILLER, Grayling and Fritz SORENSON of South Branch, were admitted to Citizenship, at the present term of Court. (17 May 1906)


John PARSON

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 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.
John NELSON, John PARSON, Maple Forest, Hemming PETERSON, Fraus Herman WAK, Frederick J. MILLER, Grayling and Fritz SORENSON of South Branch, were admitted to Citizenship, at the present term of Court. (17 May 1906)


Hemning PETERSON

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 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.
John NELSON, John PARSON, Maple Forest, Hemming PETERSON, Fraus Herman WAK, Frederick J. MILLER, Grayling and Fritz SORENSON of South Branch, were admitted to Citizenship, at the present term of Court. (17 May 1906)


Fraus Herman WAK

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 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.
John NELSON, John PARSON, Maple Forest, Hemming PETERSON, Fraus Herman WAK, Frederick J. MILLER, Grayling and Fritz SORENSON of South Branch, were admitted to Citizenship, at the present term of Court. (17 May 1906)


Frederick J. MILLER

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 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.
John NELSON, John PARSON, Maple Forest, Hemming PETERSON, Fraus Herman WAK, Frederick J. MILLER, Grayling and Fritz SORENSON of South Branch, were admitted to Citizenship, at the present term of Court. (17 May 1906)


Fritz SORENSON

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 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.
John NELSON, John PARSON, Maple Forest, Hemming PETERSON, Fraus Herman WAK, Frederick J. MILLER, Grayling and Fritz SORENSON of South Branch, were admitted to Citizenship, at the present term of Court. (17 May 1906)


Wm. G. WOODFIELD

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:
-Wm. G. WOODFIELD and family have moved to Calumet, where he has secured a good position. Their friends, and they are many, regret their going, but are glad of the promised prosperity, which all hope will be fully realized. (17 May 1906)


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