Off the press

Editors note: This article is part of Off The Press, in which the Lake County Historical Society shares stories and other details from previous editions of the Star. These points of interest are 85 years old, and come from the March 25, 1932, edition of the Star.

n The tenth meeting of the Handiworkers was held at the school house March 17. The girls have all started their dresses, the last work they have to finish before Achievement Day.  28 girls plan to finish the 4-H work this year.

n Word was received Monday by Mrs. Sam Wolfe of Reed City of the death at Olympia, Washington, of Isaac Wolfe, 83, who for a number of years was a resident of Luther.

n Perry Norton, one of the best known farmers of Pinora Township, was found dead in bed Thursday morning by his brother, Ed Norton, with whom he made his home. Death was due to valvular heart disease. He was 67 years old.

n Wanted: 50 foot Big Star Lake lot, east side preferred. Must be reasonable. Send price, description. Walter E. Howard, 2022 W. Walnut St., Chicago, Ill.

n Advertisement: Weavers Market. Easter hams whole or half – 18 cents per pound.

n Advertisement: Who’s Your Doctor? No matter who he is ask him to write his prescriptions to be filled at Pattie's. We have filled thousands of them with never a casualty. We never substitute, because we carry the stock that makes it unnecessary. Pattie Drug Co. D.D. Pattie, Manager.

n Advertisement: Every day is gift day at the Art & Gift Shop. We have just received a consignment of spring hats in pleasing styles and colors and at attractive prices. Come and select yours before the stock has been picked over.

n Advertisement: Building prices are down. Have your building work done now. Building Costs are lower than they have been for years. You can remodel, repair or build at this time and save a substantial sum. Let us modernize that kitchen with a couple of nice Built-in Cupboards or a Breakfast Nook. This can be done now much cheaper than at any other time of year. A.J. White, “At Your Service”, General Contractor, Baldwin, Michigan.

n The Ladies Aid met Thursday at the home of Mrs. Rosalie Misteli. Mrs. Lulu Wolgamott and Mrs. Ethel Potter entertained the guests with a St. Patrick party. Several Irish songs were rendered, as well as Irish readings, and appropriate games were played.

n The George Washington division of the Rebekah lodge is giving another of the popular card parties Monday evening in the I.O.O. F. hall. Both bridge and pedro will be played and there will be an hours of so of dancing for those who wish to dance. Admission 25 cents.

n Mr. and Mrs. James Keller moved Tuesday from their home just below the Bonney Bridge to the house behind the Fisher and Bradford meat market.

n Baldwin Volley Ball tossers played a return engagement Tuesday night with the Scottville volley ball team, at the high school gym at Scottville. The first team under Fred Bradford won the first two and last of five games while Bill Branam’s team took their series from Scottville in the same fashion. The third team under Angus Macleod was not so fortunate, losing three straight to the westerners.

n Can you imagine — Edward Robbins having a date? Varl Wilkinson acting up? John Wallace without his grin? Elise Wenger in an Empress Eugenie? Richard Lau in a tuxedo? Bruno Roti in his own seat? Phyllis Updegraff not polishing her new class ring? Robert Smith with black hair? Herman without his Ranch Romances? Notice: Last week we tried to imagine Mr. Van Kersen without his mustache. Tuesday morning he came to school with it shaved off. Talk of the power of the press (or should it be the power of the razor?)