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In line with the same, good old bed is no longer restricted to the bedroom. Kalkaska whose determination to rebuild was a success. Sunday, we have been placed under everlasting obligations to a number of our newspaper friends for their kind offers of assistance. Their plans were to build a modern brick building.

Hughes had rented the first floor two weeks before the fire. Having saved our records and safe we are fully equipped to handle your business. It causes merchants and all other citizens to awaken to new and greater appreciation of their town; it inspires local loyalty, courage and determination. When the blaze was finally brought under control and the fire extinguished 44 firms and citizens suffered loss. A total of eleven single buildings, two double buildings, and a blacksmith shop were reduced to a pile of ashes. Local insurance agents were pleased that their insurance companies settled the losses promptly and liberally.

Vernon had adjusted the losses to the satisfaction of the insured, paying several business owners that day. Beebe had printed 3, 700 pictures of the fire with a demand for more. Provost sold 1, 300 post cards of his photographs. Hughes had rented the room two weeks earlier. Stover’s drug store, which was built of brick. Smith operated a hardware business but was able to remove most of his stock before the fire destroyed the building. Dynamite was used on this building to give the firemen a chance to get in ahead of the flames. It also sustained broken windows and blistered . While the firefighters were busy pouring water on the building, three businessmen approached the owner asking to rent the storeroom on the first floor. At this point the firefighters stopped the fire from spreading to the south and began to concentrate their efforts to the buildings standing north of the origin of the fire. Flying embers started thirty fires on the north end of town with one homeowner receiving serious injuries that were nearly fatal. Beebe fell fifteen feet to the ground hitting his shoulder and head, knocking him unconscious. No bones were broken but he received internal injuries, cuts over both eyes, and his nose and mouth were bleeding. The fall nearly paralyzed his left arm, and it had to be kept packed in ice because of the intense burning sensation. The upper floor was vacant at the time of the fire. Axe’s building was partially destroyed in the fire. The fire was discovered by members of the telephone company who gave the alarm for the fire. The fire began in the basement where merchandise was stored, possibly caused by spontaneous combustion. Although firefighters got water into the building, they were forced back by the fire that was fueled by heavy winds. The thirty-man fire department, assisted by citizens, began concentrating their efforts on saving the adjoining buildings. Kalkaska would need a steamer and at least 4, 000 feet of hose to pump water from the nearest source. The big safe and the records of the bank were loaded on the wagon and driven away from the fire. After the lumbermen came the land was cleared, the tops and branches burnt where they lay. The forests had sprouted young trees and bushes which provided food and cover for the deer and other animals.


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The county soon became known for its hunting and fishing. Major drilling began in the 1970′s, resulting in more than 100 producing wells. For mountain biking enthusiasts, this is a famous race, and completing the race is an achievement in itself. Problems with the balloon forced her to cut the rope, causing her to land abruptly. All of this in a community that cherishes its history while creating its future. From the outside it looks like an old time “up north” steakhouse. Inside it is clean and comfortable and full of surprises. Local entrepreneurs have been hard at work on this historic structure. The veranda’s original lattice has been replaced by a solid apron, while the six porch columns and balustrade have been replaced by pillars and elements similar to the originals. The five-bay facade is a symmetrical composition that displays flanking rusticated corner piers. It served as a focal point for community life for many years and is an intact representative of early twentieth century commercial inn architecture. Thick, black smoke was visible farther down the highway. The fire is believed to have started in a workshop area. One employee, who would not give his name, said fire crews responded within seven minutes of dialing 911. The shops are friendly and full of surprises. Winter sports here are some of the best in the state. The accuracy of all information, regardless of source, is not guaranteed or warranted. From chairs to book shelves, we have everything you need to furnish your home.

We use quality wood from maple to hickory for beautiful to place in your home. Additional terms may apply to data associated with third party namespaces. Thank you for considering us, and we look forward to serving you. Each artist has a unique style and vision that uniquely captures the personality and life of the place. His loose style of watercolors has proven to be very popular to an estimated 100, 000 households that have collected his work of over 400 limited-edition nature and travel prints. This property was used as a hunting camp but for the right owner it could be the perfect retreat for enthusiasts.

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