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March, 1900

from the Waukegan Daily Gazette-Register 2 March 1900
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Clark, of Loon Lake, attended church with Miss Eleanor McDougall last Sunday.

The Ladies Aid Society will meet with Mrs. W. B. Stewart Thursday afternoon.

John Stewart, of St. Anthony's Falls, Minn., is here visiting among his brothers and sisters.

The funeral of John Bensinger, of Wadsworth, was held here last Sunday afternoon and was very largely attended. Rev. Mr. Dawson, of Russell Methodist church officiated.

John Thain has a fine new driving horse.

There was a very pleasant surprise party went into Waukegan last Friday evening and called on Mr. and Mrs. Horace Gerry. Among those who went in the load were Mr. and Mrs. Horace Tower, Mr. and Mrs. Riley Scoville, Henry Edmonds, Mrs. Yule, Ed and Hannah Gerry. They went well stocked with provisions and called and took Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gerry with them. They report a most enjoyable evening.

from the Waukegan Daily Gazette-Register 9 March 1900
Andrew White of Lyons, Nebraska, came to Chicago last week to attend his son George's wedding. Since that time he has visited here with relatives and friends. He reports his mother well for a person of her advanced age. He will leave home this week.

John Albert Strang one of Millburn's leading business men now proposes to sell his large stock and cattle, horses, and etc., and leave the big farm and go to the city and follow the business he is so well qualified to do, that of buying cattle at the Stock yards for a Mr. Murray. We regret to lose a business man from this small town.

The Modern Woodmen of Lake Villa, came over Tuesday and worked all day for their brother, Wm. Mitchell, on his wood pile. Mr. Mitchell having been in bed the last six or eight weeks from an operation for appendicitus. He is recovering under the wide management of Dr. Jamison.

Miss Anna Smith and Mrs. Thaddens went to the city last Thursday to attend the wedding of Geo. White and Miss Edna Pollock. Mr. White is a young minister and preaches in one of the city suburbs.

Eugene Stickles has moved to the Wedge farm which he will run this year.

There is to be a fine sleighing party to Mrs. Chas. Humphry's, Thursday night.

Mrs. Yule and Mrs. Dietmeyer went to Waukegan Thursday to celebrate little Iva Gerry's birthday. Miss Alice Yule, of Chicago, also came to the birthday party.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stickles have a little daughter born March 3rd.

loose clipping, source unknown 26 March 1900
Married in Minneapolis.
At the residence of Rev. Hunter, Oak Grove avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., Monday evening, March 26th, at 6 o'clock, Miss Bertha Wedge, of this city, was married to Samuel E. Boothman, of Chicago.
The wedding was a quiet one and witnessed by only a few friends of the couple.
Mrs. Boothman is well known in the city having come here from her home in Millburn several years ago. She was employed as a governess for C. A. Murray's little daughter for a number of years and had many friends in the city who will be surprised to hear of her marriage.
Mr. Boothman has been connected with newspapers for a number of years and now holds a position with the Minneapolis Journal.
The couple will make their home in Minneapolis, Minn.
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