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August, 1898

from Waukegan Sun6 August 1898
Miss Annie McCredie has a new wheel, a "La Reina".

Homer Leonard of Kansas City is visiting at J. A. Thain's.

Mr. and Mrs. N. R. Adams are spending some time at Mr. Pantalls.

Geo. Jamieson left on Tuesday for a short visit with relatives in Iowa.

Miss Judith Dodge of Waukegan is visiting friends and relatives here.

Miss Emily Wynn of Waukegan spent part of this week at Mrs. Bater's.

The C. E. business meeting will be held next week Friday evening, with Miss Jessie Strang.

Miss Mary Trotter returned to her home in Chicago last Sunday after spending a week here.

Dodge Brothers have a new threshing machine and engine. Threshing began this week in this vicinity.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Stedman of DeKalb have been visiting their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Smith.

Miss Zella Hardie of Waukegan returned to her home on Wednesday, after spending a week with relatives here.

Miss Jennie Fletcher of Onalaska, Wis. returned to her home last Saturday, after spending some time with Mrs. Newton Levoy.

Mr. C. C. Brubaker occupied the pulpit last Sabbath, and in the evening Rev. Mr. Harris told of his visit to the State Reform School at Pontiac, where he delivered an address two weeks ago.

The social held last week at "Trotter Park," was quiet a success, a good musical program was rendered, after which the young people served ice cream. The grounds were prettily illuminated, and the evening pleasant.

from Waukegan Sun20 August 1898
Mr. Levoy returned Monday from a visit in Marengo.

F. E. Trotter, of Chicago, is spending his vacation at his home here this week.

Mrs. H. A. Jameson is visiting with her mother, Mrs. D. B. Taylor.

Misses Viola Lucas and Elizabeth and Jessie Jamieson spent part of the week in Chicago.

Mrs. Norman Adams returned to her home in Chicago Wednesday night, after spending two weeks at Mrs. Pantall's.

Miss Alice Jamieson returned Monday from an extended visit with relatives in Hamilton Co., Iowa.

Mr. Jas Anderson, Miss Annie Anderson and Mr. Geo. Findlay, of Lake Forest, visited relatives here this week. Mrs. Francis, of Chicago, is spending some time with Mrs. Geo. Strang.

During the storm of Monday morning, Fred Gilmore's barn, east of town was struck by lightning and totally destroyed, including contents, also two cows. Mr. Gilmore has sustained several losses by fire previously.

Walter Lucas and Ray Starkweather "biked" to Belvidere last week to visit Mrs. Starkweather.

Mrs. Ingalls returned Wednesday evening from the city, accompanied by Mrs. Hamilton and child.

John Hughes recently lost a valuable horse by an accident in the pasture.

An attempt has been made to organize a W. C. T. U. in town without satisfactory results.

A Prohibition political meeting was held on our streets last Tuesday evening, but owing to the condition of the weather, the gathering was small.

S. J. Levoy made a business trip to Chicago Wednesday.

Mrs. Wienecke is entertaining relatives from Marengo..

from Waukegan Sun27 August 1898
Ralph Harris visited recently in Peotone and Chicago.

Miss Florence Baldwin, of Chicago, is visiting Mrs. Wentworth.

Miss Alice Jamieson visited relatives in Somers, Wis., this week.

J. A. Thain and R. L. Strang were Chicago visitors this week.

John Roberts, of Chicago, was at Jas. Jamieson's last Sunday.

E. N. Harndon and a friend are visiting for a few days at Mr. Rogers.

A few from here attended the Prohition picnic at Wrights grove, Gages Lake, last Tuesday.

Miss Lucie Trotter has been spending some time in Chicago with her sister and brothers.

Jas. Pollock is in Sugar Grove, Ill., this week shipping wool. H. R. Matthews accompanies him.

Miss Florence Harris visited over Sunday with her brother, Rev. E. A. Harris, in Mukwonago, Wis.

Maude Hughes and Vivien Bonner leave Saturday for Marion, Ind., where they will attend school this year.

Judge and Mrs. Pinney, Mrs. Archibald Brown and Mrs. M. H. Baldwin, of Chicago, were visitors at Mr. Wentworth's Saturday and Sunday.

Rev. S. A. Harris, assisted by the Millburn choir, conducted the services at Primrose Lodge, Druces Lake, last Sabbath, and will do so next Sabbath, which will conclude the services there for the summer.

A goodly number of Millburnites attended the harvest picnic given by the Hickory M. E. church on Wednesday, in a grove, east of Hickory corner. The ball game in the afternoon between the Newport's and Antioch's was the most exciting event of the day.

from a loose clipping, source unknown 30 August 1898

Died, August 30, 1898, Emma Leone, beloved daughter of J. S. and C. L. Murrie, of Grayslake; aged 15 years, 11 months and 25 days.
Funeral service was held at Grayslake Congregational church Sept. 2, conducted by Rev. E. A. Fredenhagen, assisted by Rev. S. A. Harris, of Millburn. The floral tributes were beautiful. The casket was followed to the cemetery by a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends.

Truly death loves a shining mark when it takes from our midst one whose life seemed so full of promise but our loss is her gain.

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