The Evening Tribune August, 1891

The Evening Tribune August, 1891


   Geo. Bennett lost a book of band music last night between his shop and Klaver Bro.'s paint shop. Finder please leave at his place.


   The six months old child of Mr. Brown on 1st street died Sunday morning and was buried this morning.

   Three juvenile trombonists and a goat arrived on the D., G. H. & M. train this afternoon.

   The shameful conduct of a large number of boys and girls, some of them almost grown, around the door of the Presbyterian church yesterday during the funeral services, was a disgrace to our city. Such conduct is a common occurrence and it would be a good thing to secure the marshal's presence on similar occasions in Grand Haven hereafter.


   Mrs. John Helder caused a little excitement last evening by having a feinting spell in front of the Episcopal church.


   A gang of chimney sweeps employed by E. A. Crane, Grand Rapids, are about the city.

   The woods are on fire around the city cemetery and Highland Park, making it somewhat dangerous for the cottagers.

   The fire department was called out yesterday afternoon by a slight blaze in Mr. N. I. Beaudry’s residence. No damage done.


   Erza Adams, working in the Adams & Co.’s shingle mill in Robinson, fell on a circular saw yesterday afternoon cutting his hip and body in such a manner that the inwards protruded. Dr. Newell of Spring Lake who is attending the case says, he cannot live many hours.


   Ezra Adams, of Robinson, who was so dangerously injured in the saw mill of that place, died last evening. His body will be brought here for burial.


   Capt. Tremper’s residence and fences are receiving some new paint.

   The street commissioner is having more trouble today with fire near the cemetery.

   It is rumored that one of our prominent young business men is to merry one of our charming young ladies next week. Wonder if it so.


   A salvation army band arrived from the east this afternoon.

   Born yesterday morning to H. Vanderveer and wife of Columbus St., a girl.


   The sidewalks in front of some of the best residences in this city are in a dangerous condition. A young lady received a severe fall this morning on one of them.

   Daniel Garlick, has sold his farm in Robinson to Chas. Range, the real estate dealer. Mr. Garlick will remove his family to this city and become a resident here.

   A town or city does not build itself any more than a natural gas well bores its own hole. It is done by human efforts and the people of the town can make it grow rapidly or slow just as they choose.—Exchange.

   Well, Grand Haven is "in it" or comes as near to it these hot days as any place on Earth. What’s Grand Rapids grumbling about? Too hot down there?


   An infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Don of Franklin street, died last night.

   A density of smoke from the forest fires settled about the city last evening and became rather annoying.

   The old delivery horse of Wm. Van Der Meiden the grocery man died Saturday.

   Frank Helmer is making improvements on Mr. Ed. Nederveldt’s house on Jackson St.

   The walls of the new Akeley Institute building are beginning to assume very interesting and suggestive proportions.

   Lost—On Monday evening, a lady’s black leather purse containing about ($15) dollars, and a calling card with owner’s name. A suitable reward will be paid for its return to


Cor. of Franklin and 3rd sts. Grand Haven.

   One of H. Sprick’s busses broke a spring this afternoon creating some excitement.

   E. B. Bell, with the Grand Rapids Democrat, was in the city yesterday, and gave the EVENING TRIBUNE a call.

   E. B. Bell, with the Grand Rapids Democrat, was in the city yesterday, and gave the EVENING TRIBUNE a call.


   O. Schubert and family are moving into their new home on Second St., recently purchased of Mrs. Poel.

   The fire department was called at noon to the old Buswell mill site, where fire is making considerable smoke out of the sawdust and edgings, but excepting to impede travel slightly, little or no damage will be done unless the wind should suddenly change.


   A patent medicine man vended his goods on Vanderveen’s corner last evening.


   Marvin H. Creager, of Jamestown, Kansas, is in our city today. Mr. Creager was an old resident of this city , but has been residing in Kansas for the past eight years. He held the office of county treasurer for three terms beginning 1872. His two brothers Myron of Grand Rapids and Marion of Northern Michigan are also in the city.

   Henry A. Wolf, one of Muskegon’s hustlers, came over from that city this morning, placed a $500 piano at in the home of Miss Nellie DeGlopper, called on a number of friends, including a half hour’s visit with this office, left for home on the 10:30 train, and didn’t seem to hurry much either.


   Mr. J. Duursema is putting brick foundation under his residence on Clinton St. The third ward boometh.

Attention Co. F.

   All members are requested to report at the Armory, Thursday evening at eight o’clock sharp. The purpose for which the call is made will be made known at the meeting.

Capt. F. A. MANSFIELD, Com.


   Mr. L. J. Mulder, who has been living at the Mieras house on Clinton St., since he burned out about three months ago, is moving back to his old house on Columbus St., today. Mr. Mulder claims there is no place like home.


   The new hose cart for the fire department is now ready for business, and the fire laddies are very proud of it. It was built by DeGlopper & Yonker of this city. The painting work was done by Klaver Bros.


   Mr. J. J. De Spelder lost a valuable cow yesterday afternoon.


   Kaiser Wilhelm cleaned boilers at the water works last night.

   When will the matter of a free bridge between this city and Spring Lake be taken up and disposed of ?


   Mr. H. VanDerPloeg had a tooth pulled yesterday. He reports brandy to be the best pain killer.

   Will the disposition of that pestiferous relic of barbarism, the Spring Lake toll bridge, ever take place?

   Folgert Ennings, of Sixth street, fell asleep while reading a book this morning and up to 2 o’clock, though every effort had been made to wake him was still sleeping.

   Mrs. E. Bolhouse died at her home on Washington St., corner 8th, yesterday afternoon of inflammation of the bowels. She was 45 years, 11 months of age. Funeral service will be held at the house tomorrow afternoon.


   There is considerable fault found with that mud hole in front of A. Kiel’s furniture store.

   A hen peacock was picked up by J. Shippers last night. The owner is requested to call and get it and pay for this notice.

   Martin Everts, of Washington ave., is quite sick with malaria fever. His mother who has been visiting in Chicago will arrive home this evening.

   Folgert Ennings, the boy who fell asleep yesterday morning and could not be awakened is reported to be awake to day and and none the worse for his long sleep.


   A beautiful atmospheric display was witnessed along the northern heavens last evening.

   City Surveyor Brayton is fixing the grade of 5th street between Washington and Fulton.


   The firemen wish to publicly to express their thanks for and sincere appreciation of the fine lunch furnished them last night by by Mrs. J. Mastenbrock, Mrs. E. Moll and Miss Minnie Fisher.

   A foul tip has broken the nose of little Johnny DeGlopper of Grand Haven. Johnny may not be as nice looking here-after, but he knows the sensation of a great ball player.—Grand Rapids Democrat.

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