Routine business occupied the attention of the council last Monday night at the regular meeting. The feature of the session was the large number of petitions that were sent in by citizens in different parts of the city who wanted many things seen to that have been neglected.
Miss Helen Hannen, violinist Miss Mary Kellogg, pianist and W. Ogden Johnson, celloist left yesterday for Neahtawanta where they will furnish music at the hotel for the summer. This combination makes one of the best three-piece orchestras to be procured. It goes without saying that the resorters may look forward to some good music.
Grand Rapids and Indiana Engine No. 124 northbound from Cadillac to Petoskey, crashed into the rear of a double header extra freight, inside the Fife Lake city limits Saturday morning. The brakeman who was riding the pilot jumped off the car as did the fireman whose leg was broken above the knee. The fracture was reduced by a physician.
George Weaver, C. Peck and Will Gilde returned home Saturday after having served on jury duty here. They were seated for three weeks and heard testimony in a half dozen cases.
A case of extra fine strawberries donated to the cause of development by William Heimforth of Elmwood Township, has been put in glass by the western Michigan Development bureau. These will be kept until the fruit shows this fall and then put upon display that the people of the world may know what fine fruit grows in western Michigan.
One of the petitions sent to the council to be considered at the last session was a request of Stephen McGarry to be allowed to cut the hay on the property of the Queen City Electric Light and Power plant. It was referred to the committee on ways and means.
Traverse City can show some products of the soil as well as the much-lauded and famous peninsula and surrounding country. Herman Yorks, at 1058 Webster Street, dug some new potatoes today, one of which measured 7 1/2 inches in circumference.
George Eddy of Rockford who has been at Pankops Corners for the past two months looking after Mr. Squires’ interests at that place went home Tuesday. He will spend a couple weeks’ vacation there before return to the Corners.
Miss Clara Thomas, who has been in Loveland, Colorado for the past few years, arrived home Friday and will spend the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Thomas of Northport. She will return to Colorado in September.
Saturday evening, the Grand Traverse Rebecca Lodge No. 192 I. O. O. F. met for the regular season and elected officers for all assignments. The work of installation was given by B. D. P. Martha Hornsby and Grand Marshall Mary Lotharins.
Charles Wiles, formerly of this city, died at the Soldiers’ Home in Grand Rapids Wednesday. He is the father of Mrs. J. J. Shier of this city.
Advice on deportment. It is as unbecoming for a gentleman to sit with legs crossed as it is a lady.
Medical advice of a century ago. In a general way, having no longer an active life to lead, the aged need merely a diet of maintenance.
Best buy of the week. Long silk gloves, half off at The Barney Co.