Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.

30 years ago

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Landlords’ Association recently installed Joan Mason of the Marquette Housing Commission as president for 1991-92. Other officers installed were Bob Hoog, Trident Apartments, vice president; Geraldine Hosking, Marquette Housing Commission, secretary; and Rose Tourville, Tourville North Apartments, treasurer. The association’s goal is to promote the general welfare of the rental housing industry in the Marquette area. MALA advocates high professional standards and sound business methods among its members for the best interest of the rental housing industry, the community, university, and Sawyer Air Force Base. The association conducts educational programs at regular monthly meetings. Meetings feature an exchange of information and experiences between members.

90 years ago

ISHPEMING — Birch, the magician, and his company, using a carload of scenery and equipment, will be the stage attraction today at the new Ishpeming theater. The show will be the first stage presentation in Ishpeming since the theater was remodeled. Birch is among the foremost proponents of magic in the country and will present more than 50 illusions and others acts of magic for the matinee and night performances. A feature of his performances will be his “vanishing pony” act, in which a live pony apparently disappears in the air. The matinee performance will commence at 2:30 and there will be one evening show, starting at 8:30. The performance lasts for more than two hours.


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