Doctor is Arrested after Death of Girl.
Ludington, Nov 21 - Miss Ida Bennett of this city died Friday
afternoon in a hospital. As the result of an ante-mortem
statement made by the girl, Dr. E. F. Atwood, practicing
physician in this community for about twenty-five years was
taken to jail awaiting examination. Miss Bennett was bookeeper
for the Ludington Woodenware company for many years.
source: Grand Rapids Press (Saturday,
21 Nov. 1914) transcribed by Marla Zwakman
Ludington, Mich., Aug. 10 - Jep Bisbee,
whose skill as an old-time fiddler won him many honors,
including a trip to New York in Henry Ford's private railroad
car, died yesterday. He was 93 years old and claimed the title
of Michigan's champion fiddler. Mr. Bisbee was stricken with a
heart attack and a cerebral hemorrhage yesterday afternoon after
he had given a concert on a program commemorating the death of
Father Jacques Marquette here. he died in Paulina Stearns
Hospital. it was in 1923 that Mr. Ford took Mr. and Mrs. Bisbee
East to meet Thomas A. Edison. While there Mr. Bisbee made a
number of phonograph records - more than any other person ever
made in one day, Mr. Edison said later. Mr. Bisbee
previously had been been acclaimed State fiddling champion after
winning a contest held under Mr. Ford's auspices in 1920.
source: The New York Times - Aug. 11,
1935 - Submitted by Dale Donolon
Hart, Jan 22 - L. L. Bowers, 77, an old
veteran and early settler of Oceana county, died in a Ludington
hospital following an operation for cancer. Less than a month
ago a son died in a Muskegon hospital.
source: Grand Rapids Press (Thursday,
22 Jan. 1920) transcribed by Marla Zwakman