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October, 1896

from a loose clipping, source unknown 18 October 1896
On Sunday morning our people were saddened to learn of the death of Mrs. William Watson at Lake Villa. The sympathy of all is extended to the bereaved family.
from a loose clipping, source unknown 20 October 1896
[this may be from 1898]
Clarke Gillette, who has resided in Waukegan for the past three or four years, died suddenly Tuesday morning from heart disease, while visiting at his farm near Millburn. A wife, son and two daughters survive him.
from a loose clipping, source unknown 26 October 1896
Monday evening the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Webb was the scene of unusual mirth and melody, the event being a surprise on their daughter, Mrs. A. H. Stevens, of Duluth, Minn. About forty of her old time friends and associates were present and a most enjoyable time was had by all. H. D. Hughes planned the surprise, which was so successfully carried out that none of the family had any intimation of what was 'in the wind' until the house was taken possession of by their friends.
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