June 2, 1904 Local News: Rev. Fr. Zugelder of St. James,
came over Monday and went to Traverse City.
Supervisor W. J. Gallagher, of St. James came over Monday
on official business. Rev. T. B. Hughes went to Beaver Island
Wednesday, preaching at St. James that evening.
F. O. Butler, for many years keeper of the Beaver Head
lighthouse, has been promoted to superintendent of boilers at
fog signal stations of this district. His successor at Beaver
Head has not yet been appointed. Mr. Butler is long in the service,
and richly deserves this promotion, for which he is well qualified.
June 16, 1904 Local News: James Donlevy, of St. James,
came over on the Beaver yesterday. Supervisor W. J. Gallagher,
of St. James, came over Monday, returning yesterday.
M. Spencer, 1st assistant lightkeeper at Point Betsy, has
been appointed keeper at Beaver Head. Mr. Spencer will go to his
new station on the Beaver today.
June 23, 1904 Local News: Capt. Morton, superintendent,
and Lieut. Quinan, inspector, U. S. Life Saving Service, on annual
inspection tour were here over Sunday and went to Beaver Island
Monday. (Note: Charles Morton, from Grand Haven and J. H.
Quinan from Chicago, registered at the Beaver Hotel in June, 1904.)
June 30, 1904: Local News: The steamer Beaver will run
an excursion to Beaver Island Monday, July 4th, at one dollar
for the round trip. This will be a most enjoyable day's outing
if you don't care for brass bands, firecrackers, and circus lemonade.
We know of no pleasanter way of spending the 4th.
James McCann is here today on his way home from Chicago.
Capt. Weaver has been temporary master of the steamer Beaver
the past week, Capt. Campbell taking a lay-off.
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