Short News Items from 1910

While sewing potato sacks Fred Beardslee ran the needle in his first finger. Blood poisoning followed ten days later and Beardslee is now nursing a very painful hand. (Oxford Leader, March 25, 1910)

Mrs. E.H. Rorick left Tuesday morning for her home in The Dalles. (Condon Globe, April 22, 1910)

Orley Tilley attended band practice at Kimberly this week. (Twin Falls Times, April 28, 1910)

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Short News Items from 1908

Mr. and Mrs. John Clemans of Peru came down to Nemaha last Saturday evening, returning Monday afternoon. (Nebraska Advertiser, January 10, 1908)

A recent letter from Superintendent Jas. Watson of the deaf and dumb school at Boise, states that the last time doctors dressed Johnnie Wallace’s left arm they removed a bone splinter ad is their opinion that the same will now heal rapidly. The arm will be placed in a plaster cast which will allow the patient much more freedom of the same. (Nezperce Herald, March 19, 1908)

Mr. and Mrs. Ira Groover, of Pontiac, spent yesterday in Flint today, as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Groover, of West First street. (Flint Journal, April 29, 1908)

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Golden Anniversary Observed

The Grant E. Beardslees of Pine Knob Road, Clarkston, will celebrated [sic] their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, October 28, 1962 at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Sashabaw United Presbyterian Church on Maybee Road.

Mr. and Mrs. Beardslee have two daughters and son-in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Anson G. Raymond of White Plains, N.Y. and Mr. and Mrs. Alston G. Penfold of Jesup, Iowa. Three grand daughters and 2 grand sons.

Source: Clarkston News, October 25, 1962.

Short News Items from 1899

Isadore Beardslee, of Independence, moved on to the D.M. Carpenter farm, Wednesday. (Oxford Leader, March 17, 1899)

Mrs. Ira Groover and daughter, Mabel, of Pontiac, spent last week at Sidney B. Groover’s, South Orion. (Oxford Leader, July 21, 1899)

Will Tyrrell of Belmond, spent Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. J.W. Garth. Will is a “chip off the old block” and since leaving Clarion has been prosperous in nearly all of his undertakings. (Wright County Monitor, August 9, 1899)

Fire broke out in the upper story of the house of Morris D. Larned, 522 N. Division st., last night. The blaze seemed to come from a couch in a students’ room. The fire department reached the scene in time so that only about $75 damage was done. (Ann Arbor News, October 24, 1899)

Untitled (Charles Beardslee)

Word was received of the death of Charles Beardslee, 92, on Monday night at the Methodist Home in Chelsea. Mr. Beardslee will be remembered in this area as he spent his boyhood days on father’s farm on Baldwin Road. He leaves 3 sisters, Catherine and Grace Beardslee of Highland Park and Mrs. Sidney Keys of Rutherford, N.J. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 A.M. at the Harper-Milligan Funeral Home, 16450 Hamilton Ave., Detroit.

Source: The Clarkston News, June 20, 1957.

Short News Items from 1896

Mattie Sutton, of Town Corners, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Frank Thurston. (Pontiac Daily Gazette, January 9, 1896)

Frank Thurston and wife, of Southeast Orion, spent News Years at the parental home of Col. Sutton, Town Corners. (Pontiac Gazette, January 10, 1896)

Frank Groover, of North Oxford, spent a portion of last week at L.J. Sutton’s, Town Corners. Frank, being a cooper, has been making apple barrels in Ohio the past summer, but of late hails from Tennessee. (Pontiac Gazette, January 23, 1896)

Lon Skinner and wife and S. Gates of Lapeer, Marion Sutton of Chicago; Charlie Beardsley and wife, of Victor; Will Hart and wife, of Seymour Lake, were guests of C.L. Sutton and family, Town Corners, last week. (Pontiac Gazette, January 31, 1896)

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Business and Professional News from the 1930s

C.H. Rorick of Morenci sold a team of grace Belgian horses weight 3800 pounds to a Hudson man for $600. (Archbold Buckeye, May 16, 1932)

C. Rorick, who is Lenawee county appraiser for the Home Loan Bank, Battle Creek, is working in the Kalamazoo district this week.  (Morenci Observer, November 2, 1933)

Olin Barlow, Elroy McGrew, Curtis McGrew, Ralph Williams, Amos Williams, Henry Slagle and Cliff Green are employed by the Skeeter Bros. clearing land for a mining company on Graves creek. (Medford Mail Tribune, February 22, 1935)

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Ivadelle Beardslee—A.G. Penfold Married

The home of Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Benson on Lake Angelus Road was the scene of a lovely wedding last Saturday afternoon at 4:00 o’clock. To the strains of Mendelssohn’s march Miss Ivadelle Beardslee came down the stairs and took her place beside Lieut. Alston G. Penfold. Rev. C.J. Sutton of the Community United Presbyterian Church, Drayton Plains, officiated before a fireplace which was beautifully decked with palms, ferns and baskets of white gladioli.

The bride’s gown was ivory satin with a lace yoke, fitted pointed waist length sleeves and a long train with a full length veil. She carried a white Bible with Johanna Hill roses and gardenias. Miss Elizabeth Benson was maid of honor and wore a blue double net over blue faille and carried yellow roses. Misses Elsie Benson and Elizabeth Penfold, sisters of the bridegroom, were gowned in pink double net over pink faille. They both carried Virginia carnations and pink roses.

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Mrs. Anna Hart Dies Saturday

Mrs. Anna E. Hart, 86 years of age, passed away at 10:50 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.I. Johnson at 49 Dennison street. She had been ill for the past eleven weeks.

Mrs. Hart was born on August 14, 1859 in Independence township, the daughter of Charles and Susan Sutton Beardsley [sic]. She attended the schools at Mahopac and Armada and on December 24, 1879, she was united in marriage to William Hart in Clinton County. Mr. Hart preceded her in death many years ago.

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Young Man from Clarkston Weds Flint Girl

Last Saturday afternoon Miss Hazel Ealy of Flint became the bride of Earl C. Beardslee formerly of Clarkston.  They were attended by Miss Lillian Beardslee, sister of the groom and Leonard Early, the bride’s brother.  Only the immediate relatives witnessed the ceremony.  After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. The young couple will reside in Flint where Mr. Beardslee is employed.  Mr. Beardslee is a graduate of Clarkston High School.

Those from Clarkston who attended were the groom’s sister, Miss Lillian Beardslee, Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Beardslee, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Beardslee and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Galligan.

Source:  The Clarkston News, January 20, 1939.