The Evening Tribune May/June, 1891



   Rumor has it that the Dake Manufacturing Co.’s business is increasing to such an extent that they are compelled to look for new quarters, and that they will occupy the Glass Works building in the near future.


   The side track of the C. & W. M. R. R. to the tannery is about completed.

   The side track that is being run to the tannery by the C. & W. M. is providing a great deal of convenience to our factories. The Challenge Co. received an order for refrigerators on Saturday at 2 o’clock and before the night the cars were loaded and ready for shipment, otherwise without the track it would have taken several days to load the cars.

   Business with our merchants is on the increase now days, and it looks as though trade will be better than last year.

   The C. & W. M. R. R. under it’s present able General Manager M. Heald, is now the best managed, and conducted railroad in Michigan, if not in the United States. There is life, grit and business along its route.


   Michael Falvy has opened the old blacksmith shop on Fulton street, and is now ready to do all kinds of fancy horseshoeing, such as fine horses require. Horses interfering and overreaching stopped.


   Wm. L. R. A. Andres, expects to get into his new hotel Cutler in about six weeks.


   Business in real estate in this city is better than it has been for several years.

   Grand Haven has 400 acres of strawberries. The frost destroyed all of them.—Detroit News.


   The Grand Haven Furniture Co. have engaged space in the exposition building in Chicago for an exhibit next fall, and will also display at he furniture salesman’s display in Grand Rapids next month.


   It is gratifying to know that Grand Haven is to be represented by at least one furniture company at the two probably largest furniture displays of the world. When will she be represented by more?

   Mr. A. E. Winchester of the Hudsonville Herald is to have charge of the editorial and business department of the EVENING TRIBUNE, Grand Haven. A good choice.—Coopersville Observer.


   Travel by railroad and steamboat on the increase.

   The streets of our city Saturday night were full of people and trade with our merchants was quick and lively.

   The earnings of the Detroit, Grand Haven & Milwaukee R. R. from Jan. 1, 1891 to May 10, 1891, shows an increase of $14,302 over the same period in 1890.

   Chas. Boyden left last night for Neelyville, Mo., where he is carrying on an extensive hardwood lumber business.


   VanLopik & Sons, the grocers, have put in a telephone.

   The Grand Haven Leather Company, under its able management, is fast gaining an enviable reputation. A few more institutions like that would give our beautiful city a grand boom.

   The amount of money received and paid out during the last year by the celery raisers in this vicinity runs way up into the thousands, and the prospects for this year is good for a large increase. Grand Haven celery beats the world.

   The Wiley Water Works Co. have commenced a suit against the city and the city long ago commenced a suit for settlement against the Wiley Water Works Co., and between the two suits justice ought to be and no doubt will be, administered.

   It pays to advertise, as a result of using printers’ ink several of our merchants have built up a large trade form a small beginning.


    A well stocked lumber yard would pay in this city. Daily, parties are looking for lumber that cannot be obtained.


   H. Bloecker & Co. have ready for shipment to Britton, Colburne and Parks, Saugatuck, a 460 horse power steple compound engine, 16 high pressure, 32 low with 24 inch stroke, balance valves.  Weight 30 tons.

   During the three weeks that the White laundry has been established here the proprietors have made many friends and given splendid satisfaction.  Our city now has in every respect a fist class and well conducted laundry establishment, and it should receive generous patronage.


   The work of plastering the new Cutler House was commenced by Van Dongen & Yonker.


   Peter Klaver & Bros. have the contract for the fresco work on the new Cutler House.

   G. Gringhuis may be found to-day at F. Hutty's old stand, and to-morrow F. Hutty may be found at G. Gringhuis' old stand.  This is how things stands up to date.


   Mr. D. Baker will soon start a lumber yard at the foot of 3rd street, and will keep a full stock of all kinds of builders’ material.


   Egbert Halsteele will build a new store on the corner of Franklin and Fifth streets to be occupied as a general meat market.


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