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Mrs. Wm. Mavor of Chicago, wife of Ald. Mavor is visiting her father and mother Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang.
Mr. L. B. Starkweather, of Belvidere, was here a few days tuning pianos and calling on some of his friends.
Dr. Jamison gave up at last and was sick in bed a few days. He is now able to be up and see office patients and will soon be on the road again answering numerous calls.
The school young folks gave Victor Strang a surprise party which was much enjoyed by all who came. Games, music and supper occupied the time which passed too quickly.
The singers had a rehearsal at Mr. Bairstow's Wednesday night preparatory for the Farmers' Institute. They had a fine sleigh ride to and from Mr. Bairstow's.
Mr. Pantall returned from a few days' visit at Mrs. Adams' at Chicago Lawn. He brought little Bae Adams home with him. Mrs. Adams and Mable will come out Saturday after her.
There was a very enjoyable party at Walter Palmer's in honor of John's birthday. There was a good attendance and all came home happy.
E. A. Martin, Wm. Mitchell and Wm. Bonner are the new trustees of the church. Business does not drag with them. The chimneys on the church were cleaned last Saturday so there will be no more smoke in the church.
The meeting of the Farmers' Institute last week brought out a large attendance.
Rev. Mr. Mitchell commenced his duties at the Congregational church Sunday. All seem to be pleased with him.
Richard Pantall, C. B. Cummings and Miss K. L. Smith were Chicago visitors last week.
The new lamps in the church are fine.
How about the new pulpit furniture?
Mrs. William Mavor returned to Chicago Saturday.
Mrs. Norman Adams and Miss Mabel Adams are at Mr. and Mrs. Pantall's.
Hon. Geo, B. Stephens is quite ill at his residence.
Subjects at the Millburn Congregational Church for February 10th will be: Morning, 10:30, "Queen Victoria and lessons from her life." Evening: Song Service. Subject of short Sermon, "Music and its Mission."
G. B. Stevens has had a touch of the grippe.
We are pleased to see Dr. Jamison once more upon our streets.
Miss Carrie Bater spent last Saturday and Sunday in Waukegan.
Herbert Mathews has been entertaining a brother from Kenosha.
No church services were held last Sunday evening on account of the blizzard.
Miss Jane Anderson who has been on the sick list for some time is greatly improved.
Miss Lucy and Ralph Spafford attended the Christian Endeavor convention in Waukegan.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Tower celebrated their 22nd anniversary of their marriage last week Thursday.
Mrs. Norman Adams and children of Chicago spent a part of last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Pantall.
The Millburnites are wondering as to the next excitement. What with the fair, concert, church social, Insurance meeting and the Farmers Institute, in addition to the numerous private social functions, our little city has been quite giddy thus far this winter.
The infant daughter of John Chope created quite a domestic agitation last Saturday afternoon by partaking of concentrated lye. Fortunately none of the fiery stuff was swallowed but her mouth was badly burned. We would remark in passing that it is a pity that all "lies" do not scar the lips through which they pass.
Dr. Jamison was in the city on business Tuesday.
James Jamieson has been quite sick recently. He is able to be up again however.
George Duncan and wife visited his sister Mrs. Robertson in Lake Forest a few days last week.
Mr. Wentworth is having a serious time with neuralgia and tooth ache.
Mrs. A. N. R. Adams and little Mabel returned to the city Monday after a few days visit at the old home.
The big snow storm made fine sleighing.
The Farmers' Institute was held and well attended. The house was filled Friday and all the exercises were good. Mr. Lewin, V. S. and Mr. Maxham received marked attention. Susie Lucas is a natural elocutionist. Her selection Friday evening was good and much enjoyed by all and it takes Mr. Lang to sing a solo well. He played his own accompaniment and was heartily applauded. The song "Mortgage the Farm" was fine, also Ralph Spafford's songs. The ladies made about twenty seven dollars on the meals served. George Stephens was sick and not able to attend the Institute much to the regret of all.
The new Rochester lamps put up in the church last week are a great improvement over the old chandelier which had become so out of repair it could not be used any longer. Mr. Young bought it for his blacksmith shop.
Rev. George Mitchell who has been called to the pastorate of this church began his work here two weeks ago. Next Sunday morning he will speak on Queen Victoria and Lessons from her life. In the evening there will be a song service and a short sermon on music and its Mission. All are invited to come. The seats are free.
Alice Cunningham, teacher of the Grub school is sick so there is no school this week.
Wm. Stewart went with Dr. Jamieson to the city Tuesday. The doctor is not fully recovered from his illness yet.
Miss Alice Jamison of Chicago is home on a short visit.
Wm. B. Stewart and Arthur Spafford were Chicago visitors Monday.
Mrs. Yule and Miss Jessie Strang were Waukegan visitors Monday.
The Ladies Aid society met with Mrs. John Bonner Thursday.
The Physical Culture club was entertained by Mrs. John Hughes Friday.
Two new street lamps arrived Saturday. They will be placed in front of the church.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Adams of Chicago were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pantall Saturday and Sunday.
Rev. Geo. Mitchell and Miss Cora White were delegates to the Cong. conference in Chicago Monday
The fine run of sleighing is very favorable for such work as filling ice houses, Dr. Farhney's large ice house was filled Monday with a fine quality of ice.
Miss Mary Wright of Chicago, visited a few days at Mrs. Smith's and returned to the city Monday. Thursday the 14th she is to be married to a Mr. Peter Stewart, of Chicago.
Miss Josephine Bulis of Milton, Wis., visited a few days at Mrs. Spafford's. She is a student at Evanston at present. She assisted the choir in the song service Sunday evening.
Mrs. Frank Yule of Somers, spent Sunday with her father and mother Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Strang.
The ladies aid society meets with Mrs. R. L. Strang Thursday at 10 a.m. Dinner is served instead of supper.
Mr. Mitchell has brought on his library and desk and is now installed in his study in the upper room of the church, which he will occupy until he moves up to the "Manse" on the hill.
John Rose has bought the old homestead on the corner.
Will Mitchell took a few ladies to Waukegan Tuesday for a sleigh ride.
Libbie Jamieson is in the city for a few days.
Eugene Strang of Fox Lake, was here on business Tuesday.
Mr. Mitchell's excellent sermon on Queen Victoria Sunday was listened to with great interest and profit to all.
E. A. Martin was in the city Monday and Tuesday.
Married Thursday the 14th of Feb, 1901 at Ravenswood, Miss Mary Alice Knight to Glen Russell Powers of Beloit. Mamie Knight is well known to some in Lake Co., being a niece of Dr. Galloway of _______.and Mrs. Pantall, of Millburn.
Miss Libbie Jamieson has been visiting friends in Blue Island.
Edna, Lyburn and Ross Stewart were with their parents last Sunday.
The Ladies' Aid Society held an all day session at Mrs. Irma Strang's on Thursday.
Miss Lucy Trotter is pursuing her musical studies in Chicago, under the instruction of Mr. Cody.
"The Beautiful" has fallen in such bountiful measure as to promise good sleighing for some time to come. How about a "bobing party."
Miss Josie Bullis, of Milton, Wis., who has been visiting at the home of Mrs. Spafford returned to Evanston where she is attending the University, via Waukegan on Tuesday.
Miss Mary Wright, who has recently been entertained by Miss Kittie Smith and Mrs. Cummings, was married on Thursday evening at Ryan's Hall, Chicago, to Peter Stewart.
Robert Lincoln Strang has gone to Chicago and Somers to spend a week visiting his sisters, Mrs. Mavor, Mrs. Bain and Mrs. Yule.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Duncan and Miss Katherine Smith attended the wedding of Miss Wright and Peter Stewart in the city last Thursday.
The Ladies' Aid Society at their last meeting appropriated sixty dollars for new pulpit chairs. Rev. Mr. Mitchell and Mrs. Bairstow are purchasing committee.
Mrs. Oscar Niekirk of Bloomington is a visitor at her father's, Wm. Thom's.
Florence Harris of Dwight, Ill., is visiting her sister Mrs. Wm. Thom, Jr. All will be glad to see Miss Florence back again.
Miss Young went to the city Wednesday for a couple of days with her sister.
There was a big sleigh load of folks went out to Mrs. John L. Hughes' last Friday night. They took a good supply of cake and ice cream and had a good time.
Mrs. Geo. Strang visited in Waukegan with her sister Mrs. Jane MacAllister.
The men are kept busy going to sales or "roups" as "Robert Burns" calls them. Last week Bob McDougall had a farm sale of stock, etc. This week Charley Huphery had a sale. The McDougalls will soon move to Millburn. The Meads are getting ready to move to Rockford, their former home.
You want to be careful about your coal stoves, see that they are allright at night. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wood were nearly overcome by escaping gas one night last week. No serious results however.
Miss Hattie Bain is engaged with Mrs. John A. Strang.
Miss Emma Wynn, of Waukegan, is a guest of Miss Carrie Bater.
Robert Strang returned Saturday after spending a week in Chicago.
Edward Mead and family will leave this week for Rockford, their future home.
Mr. Cross having sold his farm will leave with his family Thursday for Chicago.
Miss Florence Harris, of Dwight, Ill., is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. G. Thom.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Levoy, of Nora, Ill., were a few days in our village last week.
Ed Taylor and Miss Alice Jamison came up from Chicago Washington's birthday.
A Physical Culture Club has been started in our village with Miss Alice Indson as president.
Henry Pollock, of Iowa, was here last week on a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Pollock.
George B. Stephens, Mrs. Emma Strang, Miss Kittie L. Smith and E. A. Martin were visitors to Waukegan Saturday and Monday.
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