Nettie Squire Wedding

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Nettie Squire Wedding - BELGIUM AT THE FAIR a a An interesting vista...
BELGIUM AT THE FAIR a a An interesting vista looking into the Belgian sector of A Century of Progress. Married by Firelight in 1881, Leri Squire Writes of Early Days box stove and by the light of the fire performed the marriage ceremony. Then the newlyweds dared their witnesses to take the vows that same evening and Len Squire and Carrie Beard were also united in matrimony in the light of a woodfire. Justice Knapp knelt by the firelight and wrote the records required. Thus the letter from Len Squire Is of more than passing Interest. He writes in part: "It is 65 years .since the Squire family arrived in Pentwater from Cheboygan, Wis., on a small schooner that only required one man besides the captain to handle the boat, and said man was drunk. One of the worst gales of the season swept over Lake Michigan so brother Joe, sick as he was, (we were all sick) had to tumble out and help handle the boat. Walk from Pentwater "We arrived O. K. and started we didn't know where but we kept going. Sister Nettie was so small she had to be carried some by the older ones. (The five children and mother walked from Pentwater to the newiy purchased home east of Buck's corners.) We finally came to the drygoods box which they said was the schoolhouse. From there we went to the Parker place for which we had bargained. bargained. The land was nil solid woods. But we arrived and thrived and multiplied as the present population will certify. "But getting back to the present. present. We are living in a rather old-style California bungalow surrounded by hedges, shrubs and flowers galore. We expect, God willing, to end our clays here." Mr. Squire was very ill this winter and goes on to tell of the wonderful care his wife has given him during his long illness at the hospital and the care since he came out a tottering she Is 71 years of age she is up at 5 a. m. caring for chickens, pigeons, flowers and all her household tasks as a woman 40 years younger might do. In closing the Squires send 'best wishes to all and say shake hands with all the old timer* for us." Message from Anthony Beard Since Sunday a message has been received from Anthony, Beard of Wasco, Calif. He states • he is well and just returned from a visit to Santa Barbara, Calif. He too sends greetings to all homecomers. ; Pros. Arthur P. Squire is sending sending greetings to many far awfcy friends who were unable to attend attend the 1933 meeting. Officers for 1934 are A. P. Squire, president; Miss Linda Bahr, vice president, and Mrs. Mary Lundberg, secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. The president will announce his committees at a later date, Nordhouse School Mr. and Mrs. Dan Parr of Ludington Ludington were recent dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Olesen. Rain would be of great benefit to corn and late potatoes as the dry weather is the cause for a short crop of early potatoes. Andy Rowe is erecting a building building to store mangels, carrots and cabbage for his chickens of which he has 200 White Wyan- dotts. Mrs. William Schmidt recently entertained her brother and sister of Flint. DULL HEADACHES GONE SIMPLE REMEDY DOES IT Headaches caused by constipation constipation are gone after one dose of Adlerika. This cleans all poisons out of BOTH upper and lower bowels. Gives better BUCK SCHOOL, Aug. 28.—One of the pleasing features of the program at Buck school homecoming homecoming Sunday, Aug. 20, was reading a letter by President Arthur P. Squire of Pentwater which he had received from his uncle Len Squire of Los Angeles. Len Squire is a brother of Ed. Squire and the late Joe and Pearce Squire of this county. His wife was Carrie Beard, sister of Wm. Beard Sr., now a resident of Pentwater. Picturesque Wedding; Theirs was the picturesque wedding so entertainingly described described by Ed. Squire last year. He told of how Feb. 14, 1881, he took his sister Nettie s,nd her future,, husband to the home of Justice of the Peace Wm. Knapp, near St. Mary's lake, where their marriage ceremony was to be performed. As witnesses the brother Len Squire and his friend Carrie Beard, with whom he had been keeping company, went along. The road was a mere winding trail through thick hemlock timber. Arriving at tiK Knapp home the wedding party discovered discovered the family sitting around the stove in the dark. They had no kerosene for the lamps. But undaunted Mr. Knapp opened the door of the old-fashioned . . . . . , . , sleep, ends nervousness. Snow's old man, having lost one leg in D £ store and S ahlmark's „,.. „,„,,„„„„ He says although Dru | St0 re.—Advertisement. nis sickness. You're driving calmly along . the road. Something Something goes wrong with the car. Crash! Property is damaged, people injured,—and injured,—and through no fan it of your own! Who "DOCTOR, Come Over At Once, and Please Hurry." When illness strikes a home, the calm, cool, efficient altitude of the doctor is a real comfort. You are {••lad to have him accept the responsibility. responsibility. With the telephone you get him early on the case. There it stands, the faithful telephone, ready day or

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  1. The Ludington Daily News,
  2. 28 Aug 1933, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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