Looking Back for Oct. 1

A group of Manistee women from the late 1890s era check out what is being reported in the local newspaper.

A group of Manistee women from the late 1890s era check out what is being reported in the local newspaper.

Hornsbys new owners

Jodi and Larry Hornsby will be the new owners of the Fashion Flair & Ski Shop in Manistee it was announced today. Fashion Flair has been owned for the past 18 years by Wayne and Arlene Walter. Under the new name, The Clothes Post, the store will have a Grand Opening at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 4. Larry will be managing The Ski Shop.

60 YEARS AGO

Shelter house closes today

The Fifth Avenue Beach shelter house will officially close for the season today it was reminded by the Northside Improvement Association. This summer’s reservations were one of the heaviest on record stated Mrs. Carl Hansen who said that every year shows an increase in the popularity of the shelterhouse.

New equipment for hospital

Mercy-Community Hospital will have a new automatic dishwasher and stainless steel service table by Thanksgiving as a result of efforts exerted by the Mercy-Community Hospital Auxiliary it was announced today.

80 YEARS AGO

Lab truck

Fruit growers are reminded by Wayne Crampton, county agricultural agent, of the laboratory truck which will be at Onekama today and tomorrow to make residue tests. Fruit samples are to be brought to the Onekama Packing Company’s plant.

With Kann and Company

The automobile dealer and garage, A. Kann and Company announced that effective today Martin Gibson will be associated with the firm as a salesman.

Compiled by Mark Fedder at the Manistee County Historical Museum

 

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