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Whitmore Lake

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Parent Issue
Day
28
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The new sdewalks which are being built gives us qnite a metropolitan appearauce. Lantz & Talyor's new 6tore was thrown open to the pnblic on Saturday and their stock oí goods was artistically arranged and made a fine display. D. F. and Fleet Smith late of the Clifton house will occupy the Idlea why] Cottage this season where the will be pleased to meet their friends The Pray Bros. are building tw cottages on the south shore of the lak near the M. E. church both of whicl will be occupied by the numerou Stimson families of Ann Arbor. Rev. Harry Pierce occupied the pulpit in the M. E. church Sunday morning in place of his father, th regular preacher. and gave a very interesting and eloquent discourse. Mr. McBride, who was foreman o the ice house at the time of tbe col lapse, is building the new depot for the Ann Arbor railroad which is a surprise to ruany after the way he was smasned up. Miss Catherine Marr, of Detroit, who pnrehased the Walnnt arm on the northwest shore of the lake six years ago has become tired rusticating and intends selling her farm of 50 acres on which last year she had constrncted a neat $1,000 residence and return to Detroit to live. A. Stevens, proprietor of the Lake house has built a 26x44 foot two story addition to his hotel the lower tory fnll size will be used for a dining room with seven bed rooms all with cloth presses attaohed and bath room in the upper story. This addition makes the Lake heuse large enongh to comforta bly take oare of 125 guests and is com plete in all its departments. D. F. Smitü & Son have leased the Clifton house to Chas. Manly & Sons who will take charge at once and we wish theni the very best of success During the snmmer two hotels are not adequate to take care of the guests and we bespeak for the new proprietors plenty of gnsets. Neither Mr. Smith nor bis son are pbysically able to run the hotel, henee the change. About 50 of Toledo's business reen arrived here Satnrday to look for a ocation for a club house and were well pleased with the location. They all took supper at the L,ake house af ter which a committee was appointed to take charge of the business end of the enterprise. Jas. R. Bach and T. D. learney of Ann Arbor, and J. O. Oarana, of Toledo, escorted the party to the lake.