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

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L. P. GARD

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. P. GARD made a business trip to his old home in Tustin, Osceola Co., last week. (15 Oct 1908)

-L. P. GARD was in town a few days packing and shipping his household goods to Gary, Ind., where the family will reside. (3 Feb 1910)


Elmer BOUMAN

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.
Elmer BOUMAN's brother and wife took dinner with Elmer Sunday, returning to Gaylord the same day. (22 Oct 1908)


Arfield CHARRON

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. Arfield CHARRON, Oct. 25th., a 9 pound girl. (29 Oct 1908)


H. H. VINCENT

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:
-News received here this morning of the death of one of our old residents, Chas. VINCENT, 80 years of age, who has been making his home with his nephew, H. H. VINCENT of Nashville. Mr. VINCENT died very suddenly Tuesday evening at about six o'clock of heart failure. - Roscommon News. (5 Nov 1908)


Claude BAKER

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:
-Claude BAKER, who worked Dr. MONTGOMERY's big farm this year, and played a con game on Mr. McNALLY, one of the new comers in Beaver Creek, and got $50.00 of his money before he skipped, was located in Detroit by Sheriff AMIDON Saturday, who notified the police of that city, and sent Under Sheriff NOLAN after him Sunday. They have to be quick and sharp to escape AMIDON. (5 Nov 1908)

-CIRCUIT COURT.
Court was convened Monday afternoon with Hon. C. L. COLLINS, Circuit Judge of Bay County, in place of Judge SHARPE, who had exchanged places with him for the work.
On the calendar, the case of the People vs, Claude BAKER, charged with embezzlement, was dismissed on Motion of the Prosecutor, the costs and amount chaged to have been taken been paid by the defendant, and he having served two months and a half in jail. (14 Jan 1909)


Frank DUNNIAG

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:
-Frank DUNNIAG, a M. C. brakeman, was thrown under the cars while making a coupling at Owosso junction, Tuesday, and both legs crushed off near the hips. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital in an unconscious condition, in which state he remained until death came, a few hours after his arrival. Deceased was a nephew of engineer R. A. McPEAK, of this village. (12 Nov 1908)


John FISHER

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:
-Messrs John FISHER, Henry HOHRARN and Charles COOK, of Ann Arbor, were guests at the home of Henry FELDHAUSER, last week and took home two fine deer. Mr. FISHER is a brother of Mrs. FELDHAUSER. (29 Nov 1908)


Frank LAKE

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. Frank LAKE and family from near Rochester, New York, are welcome guests of his cousin, Ed. G. CLARK. (19 Nov 1908)


Frank POTTER

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:
-Frank POTTER, a Michigan Central engineer, was terribly scalded by escaping steam while working in the roundhouse here Thursday night, when a pipe in his engine burst. His recovery is considered doubtful. POTTER's home is in Bay City. (26 Nov 1908)


James BUCK

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. James BUCK, of Detroit, Nov. 16, a daughter. (26 Nov 1908)


Russell "Blind Charley" CROZELMAN

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:
-Clifford ASKINS is in the toils of the law, awaiting trial for having forged the name of Russel CROZELMAN, better known as "Blind Charley," to an order for money. He is also said to have stolen several watches from the unfortunate man. It is bad enough to steal from people with all their senses but when it comes to robbing a blind man it certainly is the limit. - Wolverine Courier. - ASKINS was taken to Wolverine last Thursday, to have an examination before a justice of the peace, but that night broke jail and escaped. this is the prisoner that sheriff AMIDON captured here about two weeks ago, as noted in the AVALANCHE. (10 Dec 1908)


Clifford ASKINS

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:
-Clifford ASKINS is in the toils of the law, awaiting trial for having forged the name of Russel CROZELMAN, better known as "Blind Charley," to an order for money. He is also said to have stolen several watches from the unfortunate man. It is bad enough to steal from people with all their senses but when it comes to robbing a blind man it certainly is the limit. - Wolverine Courier. - ASKINS was taken to Wolverine last Thursday, to have an examination before a justice of the peace, but that night broke jail and escaped. this is the prisoner that sheriff AMIDON captured here about two weeks ago, as noted in the AVALANCHE. (10 Dec 1908)


John SULLIVAN

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.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. John SULLIVAN, a son. (10 Dec 1908)


Freeman KEITH

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:
-PINT OF BLOOD TO FRIEND.
PASCO MINISTER MAKES SACRIFICE IN VAIN.
WALLA WALLA, Wash., Dec. 5th.-Sacrificing his own blood to save the life of a friend, the Rev. A. A. METCALF of Pasco performed the last act of heroism, but in vain. Freeman KEITH was brought here from Pasco for an operation for gangrene of the bowels. A second operation was necessary, and the loss of blood weakened the man until death was imminent.
The Rev. Mr. METCALF offered his right arm, from which a pint of blood was taken and transferred to the patient's right arm by anastomasis, a rare operation. KEITH was too far gone for relief and died shortly after the operation.-Rev. A. A. METCALF will be well remembered by our citizens, having been a resident here at the time of his marriage to Miss Ella DUYREE of this village. the operation above referred to left Mr. METCALF so prostrate that his wife, who was here at the time was called home by wire, though she was ill at the time. We are glad to learn that both are now much better. (24 Dec 1908)


C. STILLWAGON

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.
Tuesday the 22nd., the stork called at the home of C. STILLWAGON with a 11 lb girl. (24 Dec 1908)

-LOVELLS LOCALS.
C. STILLWAGON's baby died at West Branch Tuesday, interment Friday. (25 Mar 1909)


Wesley WALLACE

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.
Died-December 23d at his home, Wesley WALLACE, aged 64 years 7 mo., and 27 days. the deceased was born April 27, 1844 and moved to Michigan in 1844 from Canada. He located at Frederic 30 years ago. He was a veteran of the war of the rebellion. He enlisted Sept. 7, 1861 for 3 years in the 1st infantry, and was wounded and discharged. He re-enlisted and served until the close of the war. he leaves two sons, four brothers and one sister to survive him. (24 Dec 1908)


Herman LASKEY

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.
Herman LASKEY and family have moved to Alba. (7 Jan 1909)


Erdine MCNEVEN

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:
-BAKER-McNEVEN.
Miss Winnifred BAKER and Mr. Peter McNEVEN of Grayling, were married at the residence of the bride's parents Mr. and Mrs. V. A. BAKER, 434 Michigan street, at high noon today. The ceremony was performed by the brides brother, Rev. Albert BAKER, pastor of the Methodist church at Boyn Falls. As Mrs. SEBOW, a sister of the bride played the beautiful wedding march, little Miss Erdine McNEVEN, as ring bearer and flower girl led the way to parlor followed by the bride in a gown of white crepe de chene trimmed with point lace and her sister, Miss Edna BAKER, and the groom escorted by Dr. Pilny MILLER. The ceremony took place under a large white bell and the decorations of the room were all in white and holly. There were about fifty guests present. Those from out of town were: Mrs. McNEVEN and Mr. McNEVEN from Grayling, mother and brother of the groom. Miss Erdine McNEVEN neice of the groom, and Mrs. SEBOW from Harbor Springs, sister of the bride. The bride, who has been one of the most prominent workers in the Methodist Sunday school and the Epworth League leaves many friends in her old home, for it is learned with much regret that Mr. and Mrs. McNEVEN will reside in Grayling.
The wedding gifts were very beautiful among them being many handsome pieces of silver. After the ceremony, a five course dinner was served ito the guests in the dining room where the red and green and white decorations had been prettily arranged.
The bridal couple departed on the afternoon train for the bride's old home in Iowa, where they will visit among friends and relatives for some time before settling down in their own home. - Petoskey News. (7 Jan 1909)


Camilla FISCHER

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 farewell surprise party was given in honor of Camilla FISCHER by some of he friends at the home of Ethelyn WOODFIELD's Jan. 11th. She was presented with a very pretty ring. All spent a very enjoyable evening. Light refreshments being served at 11:30. We all wish her a happy time while in Madison, Wisconsin. She will be missed by many of her firends, especially - ?-?-?. We all wish to express our heart felt sympathy for him. (14 Jan 1909)


W. M. RYAN

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:
-NOTICE.
Whereas, My wife has left my bed and board without just cause or provocation, this is to notify that I will pay no debts contracted by her or on her account, after this date.
W. M. RYAN. (14 Jan 1909)


Jennie 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:
-Miss Jennie MARTIN returned to her home in Cass City last Wednesday after closing a very successful term of school in Beaver Creek, District No. 1, this is Miss MARTIN's third term in this school and on the eve of her departure she was pleasantly entertained at Mr. MERRILL's home by a large number of her pupils and friends. An enjoyable evening was spent in playing flinch and other games and in listening to some fine photograph music. Refreshments were served and every body went home pleased with the evenings entertainment. Miss MARTIN is reengaged for the coming spring term. (28 Jan 1909)


Peter HOWLAND

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. Peter HOWLAND a daughter, January 24th. (28 Jan 1909)

-Peter HOWLAND and family have moved to Charlevoix where he has secured a summers job, laying cement. (22 Apr 1909)


Vera CRANDALL

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 party was given at the home of Vera CRANDALL last week, in honor of her eleventh birthday. Eleven girl friends were present, and refreshments and games took up the greater part of the evening. (28 Jan 1909)


Mary E. COLLEN

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 Thursday evening about twenty-five of the little friends and school mates of Miss Mary E. COLLEN, together with her teacher Miss HOYT, gathered at her home in honor of her tenth birthday. The evening was passed with much pleasure to the little ones, after supper they were treated to a sleigh ride and each delivered to their respective homes. they all voted it a good time and wished their little hostess many happy returns of the occasion. (28 Jan 1909)


Mable BRAZEE

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:
-H. C. PRICE, Co. B. 7th U. S. Infantry located at Fort Wayne, has been visiting his cousin Miss Mable BRAZEE, sales lady for A. Kraus & Son for the last week. He is on furlough, arranging to leave with his troup May 5th for Honolula. (4 Feb 1909)


H. C. PRICE

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:
-H. C. PRICE, Co. B. 7th U. S. Infantry located at Fort Wayne, has been visiting his cousin Miss Mable BRAZEE, sales lady for A. Kraus & Son for the last week. He is on furlough, arranging to leave with his troup May 5th for Honolula. (4 Feb 1909)


Henry J. YOUNG

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 fourth day of January A. D. 1909.
Present: Hon. Wellington BATTERSON, Judge of Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Henry J. YOUNG, deceased, Charles F. KELLEY, administrator of said estate having filed in said court his final administration account, and his petition praying for the allowance thereof and for the assignment and distribution of the residue of said estate.
It is ordered, That the second day of February A. D. 1909, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appoined for examining and allowing said account and 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 of said day of hearing, in the CRAWFORD AVALANCHE, a newspaper printed and circulated in said county.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
Judge of Probate.
A true copy.
WELLINGTON BATTERSON,
jan7-3w Judge of Probate. (4 Feb 1909)


John TRASK

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:
-News was received this week of the death of Uncle John TRASK which occurred at the home of his son in Kansas City, Mo., last Friday. He was 90 years old and the cause of his death was heart disease. Mr. TRASK was one of the old residents of this place and the news of his death will be a shock to the community. - Roscommon News. (11 Feb 1909)


Floyd DENOYELLE

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 16 to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd DeNOYELLE, a daughter. When Floyd came down the street yesterday, his best friends did not recognize him, as his estimated height (by himself) was six feet-four. (18 Feb 1909)


William HUNT

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:
-William HUNT, 46, an employ in John HOMES lumber camp, three miles south of Roscommon was instantly killed Tuesday morning by a fallen tree striking him on the head. HUNT went to the swamp Tuesday morning and before going to the woods with the men he was heard to say that he wished he was dead. (18 Feb 1909)


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