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

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Matilda ARGUE

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
The little folks had a surprise party on Matilda ARGUE last week, it being her eighth birthday. she received many beautiful presents. (19 Mar 1908)


Theodore GUTRIDGE

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 JOTTINGS.
Mr. Theodore GUTRIDGE, our former druggist, came over from Gaylord last week to take charge of the drug store during Mr. NYE's illness. He looks natural behind the counter, and says he feels at home in Johannesburg. (2 Apr 1908)


R. A. NYE

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 JOTTINGS.
Mrs. R. A. NYE, wife of our popular druggist, came home last week for a few days to look after the business. She reports Mr. NYE improving. (2 Apr 1908)

-JOHANNESBURG JOTTINGS.
Mr. Theodore GUTRIDGE, our former druggist, came over from Gaylord last week to take charge of the drug store during Mr. NYE's illness. He looks natural behind the counter, and says he feels at home in Johannesburg. (2 Apr 1908)


Jay PATRIDGE

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 JOTTINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay PATRIDGE will move to Vanderbilt this week, and expect to make that place their future residence. Their many friends will regret their going. (2 Apr 1908)


H. TATRO

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 JOTTINGS.
Mr. and Mrs. H. TATRO were made happy by the arrival last week of a little TATRO. Our section Boss says he expects to have him shoveling sunshine on the section next summer. (2 Apr 1908)


P. F. REUSS

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 JOTTINGS.
Mrs. P. F. REUSS and children leave this week for a visit in Detroit and to get acquainted with her husband as she has not seen him this winter. He has a position with a florist in the city. (2 Apr 1908)


James MCCANN

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:
-James McCANN was rescued from a grave in the water at Bay City last week and at once crawled "under the lid" and got hilariously drunk but escaped the police and came here, where the officers loaded his carcass on a dray and took him to the vacant boarding house of Sheriff AMIDON. Justice NEIDERER thought he better board there five days, which suited him. The county ought to have a "stone pile" or a street working gang. (2 Apr 1908)


Martin BUCHNER

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Martin BUCHNER and Henry BROOKS have gone to Atlanta to take up a homestead. (9 Apr 1908)


Henry BROOKS

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Martin BUCHNER and Henry BROOKS have gone to Atlanta to take up a homestead. (9 Apr 1908)


Ethel M. WETHERBY

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 Ethel M. WETHERBY of Bay City has been engaged to fill the vacancy in the second grade of our school caused by the resignation of Mrs. Jos. PYM nee Miss Gladys MacFARLAND. (16 Apr 1908)


Ed HALEY

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. SCHREIBER and Ed HALEY have each entered a homestead near Nanton, Alberta Dist., Can., and will be joined by their wives early in May. We are sorry to have them leave us. (23 Apr 1908)


HEWIT

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born, April 20, to Mr. and Mrs. HEWIT, a son. (23 Apr 1908)


Frank PAPENBOS

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Messr. PAPENBROS and SAHS have bought a horse, wagon and new harness. (30 Apr 1908)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Frank PAPENBOS and August SAHS will do some farming on Joe SIMM's place in addition to clearing up their land. Messrs P and S are workers, and will not starve in this country. (30 Apr 1908)


August SAHS

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Messr. PAPENBROS and SAHS have bought a horse, wagon and new harness. (30 Apr 1908)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Frank PAPENBOS and August SAHS will do some farming on Joe SIMM's place in addition to clearing up their land. Messrs P and S are workers, and will not starve in this country. (30 Apr 1908)


Carl A. 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:
-Born-Thursday, April 23; to Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. PETERSON, a son. (30 Apr 1908)


A. SCRIVER

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:
-F. O. PECK has been assisting his Brother-in-law, Mr. A. SCRIVER in getting settled and starting his spring work on the farm just purchased in Maple Forest. (30 Apr 1908)


"Dan" WHIPPLE

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:
-"Dan" WHIPPLE, age 109, a noted scout of the Indian wars and believed to be the oldest man in Michigan, died Monday morning at Traverse City. When a youth he was engaged to a settler's daughter. Indians attacked the settlement and carried off the girl. When WHIPPLE and friends went to the rescue the savages put her to death before the eyes of the would-be rescuers. WHIPPLE was captured, but escaped and took an oath of vengeance which he never broke. He was a close friend of "Kit" CARSON. After the Indian wars he enlisted and served in the Civil war. (7 May 1908)


W. ST. JOHN

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. W. St. JOHN two sons. Both children died soon after birth. (14 May 1908)


Mollie 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:
-Miss Mollie JOHNSON has taken posession of the stenographer and type-writers chair in the county clerk's office in Roscommon. She will be missed from our society here. (14 May 1908)


Rhoda EVERETT

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:
-RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE.
Again the angel of death has visited the home of our sister, Rhoda EVERETT and taken from her a mother. Therefore be it
RESOLVED-That we as a committee appointed adopt the following resolutions in behalf of the members of the Womens Relief Corps No. 162. We tender to our sister love and sympathy in her lonely hours of her sorrow. God's finger touched her loved one suddenly and she slept. He has led our sister into darkness, but he has not left her to walk alone, and be it further resolved that we show our loving spirit and tender thoughts one for another in our loved order. That place is vacant, but we feel assured that she has thus been called by our Heavenly Father to that sweet peace and rest promised to those that love him, and be it further resolved a copy of these resolutions be sent our bereaved sister and also our local paper for publication.
REBECCA WIGHT
NELLIE McNEVEN
NELLIE BURTON
Committee. (14 May 1908)


MEMMOR

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 FREAKS.
Mr. and Mrs. MEMMOR are happy over the arrival of a ten pound boy. (21 May 1908)


Edith HIXLEY

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 FREAKS.
Edith HIXLEY has gone to make her home in Gaylord. (21 May 1908)


TAYLOR

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. TAYLOR, May 15, a daughter. (21 May 1908)


Harry ARMSTRONG

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Harry ARMSTRONG, May 22nd., a son. (28 May 1908)


Sherwood LA GUIRE

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Sherwood LaGUIRE has gone to Kalkaska. (28 May 1908)


Rev. Allen SCHRUER

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Allen SCHRUER, the preacher and wife have gone to Free Soil. (28 May 1908)


Margaret CRADDECK

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:
-LOVELLS LOCALS.
Miss Margaret CRADDECK is the new cook at the UNDERHILL residence. (4 Jun 1908)


John DOLAN

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:
-John MORRISON's place in the Central Drug store is now filled by Mr. John DOLAN of Bay City, who comes to us in every way recommended as a gentleman, and an accomplished pharmacist of twelve years experience. He is a welcome addition to our society and we trust will be pleased with his surroundings here. The store is in beautiful shape, the stock up to date and complete in every detail. Call and see, and get acquainted. (4 Jun 1908)


John TOLFREE

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:
-Word was received last Friday by John TOLFREE and Mrs. J. W. LIVINGSTONE of the partial destruction by fire of the home of their nephew, Edward PHELPS, at West Bay City. The fire occured at two o'clock in the morning and coals were dropping on the beds of members of the household before they were awakened. The fire is supposed to have originated from live wires. The loss was placed at $900 to the building and $1,000 on household goods fully covered by insurance. Included in the goods destroyed was a quanity of fine old china and cut glass owned by Mr. PHELPS' mother, Mrs. Perry PHELPS, which she had kept safely for many years. - West Branch Herald Times. (4 Jun 1908)


Beatrice VALLAD

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:
-HARDGROVE HAPPENINGS.
Died-At her home in Moorestown, May 31, 1908, Miss Beatrice VALLAD. She was one month and six days old and was brought here for burial in Maple Forest township. (4 Jun 1908)


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