One Hundred Years Ago
Charlevoix Sentinel June 18, 1903 Local News: Dr. and
Mrs. Wilkinson of St, James, came over Monday on the Beaver.
James McCann arrived here from Chicago last evening on his
way home to Beaver Island.
Manistee parties have been exploring and estimating the
timber on High Island and will build a lumber and shingle mill
Beaver Island News: Pound net fishing is producing very
good results these days.
The schooner Nellie Johnson arrived in Beaver Harbor today,
Monday, with 2 miles of rails for the new railroad.
Louis Isaman of East Jordan who is teaching the Sand Bay
school took a trip on the Monday boat to be gone for a few days.
Capt. John Dahlmer of the tug Badger returned from a trip
to Chicago last week where he has been getting a new boiler for
Sisters Hildegarde and Theresa left the Island at the call
of the mother superior on Monday of this week to be absent for
Mr. W. W. Boyle of Petosky has moved to the Island with
his family and is occupying his house on south Main Street with
a full stock of choice groceries.
R. H. Gibbons, the bustling representative of the Grand
Union Tea Co. is erecting a building for the conducting of his
business near George Siscoe's present residence.
The tug Ryan towed Roe's steam pile driver to Harbor Springs
Saturday. The pile driver has been at work for the past 8 weeks
driving piles for the B. I. L. Co's new dock.
The sawmill of the B. I. L. Co. is running to its full
capacity, the shingle mill will start to work as soon as men can
be obtained. The company are short of men and are paying good
wages for all kinds of labor.
Charlevoix Sentinel June 25, 1903 Local News: The steamer
Beaver begins the summer portion of her season's run neatly painted
and newly lettered.
The steamer Beaver will run an excursion to Petosky Sunday,
June 28th, leaving Wilbur's dock at ten o'clock a. m.
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