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Miss Margaret Watson who has been in the city all winter is home at present.
Mrs. Walter Ross of Fort Worth, Texas, and her little son Leland are coming to spend the summer here. She will occupy Mrs. Mathews' furnished cottage.
Mrs. George Gerrity's mother died after a short illness in the city last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Gerrity attended the funeral in the city Wednesday. Burial at Graceland. Much sympathy is felt for Mrs. Gerrity as she is a new comer here.
Ray Tombaugh was seen in Millburn last Sunday.
Mrs. Eliza Hughes and Mrs. Erma Strang were in the city Tuesday.
Miss Sarah Nichols of Forest Glen is visiting at her cousin's Wm. White's and calling on old friends.
Miss Emma McDougall has about recovered from her recent illness.
Chris Van Patten is back again from the West.
Jessie Strang has gone to Kenosha for a week's visit.
Mrs. Bertha Cory and Miss Fannie Cory are here from New York visiting friends.
Mrs. David Minto has so far recovered from a slight stroke of paralysis which she suffered early in the winter as to be able to come to church last Sunday for the first time.
John Wedge is reported seriously sick. There was a consultation of doctors last Sunday. Mr. Wedge has been out of health a long time.
There will be a strawberry and ice cream social held in Dr. Jamison's new barn June 6. We hope for warmer weather by that time.
Mrs. John M. Strang has been sick under the doctor's care the last week. She is gaining slowly now.
The Ladies' thank offering tea will be held the last Wednesday in June.
Painters are at work on the residence of Robert Strang, Sr.
Miss Carrie Bater left Saturday for a short visit at Somers.
Emerson Ingalls, of Oak Park, is here for a few days visit.
C. B. Cummings returned Friday after a week's visit to Chicago.
Miss Fanny Corey, of Brooklyn, is a guest at Miss McDougall's.
The fine weather Sunday brought out a large attendance at church.
Don't forget the strawberry and ice cream social Thursday, June 6th.
Mesdames Lucas and Adams were Waukegan visitors Saturday.
Mrs. George Strang has a new street lamp in front of her residence.
The great American Walker was seen on our streets early Saturday morning.
Lloyd White and Robert L. Strang have just received their new top buggies.
The Physical Culture Club will give a picnic at Sand Lake Friday afternoon.
Mrs. H. H. Jamison, of St. Louis is visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Taylor.
Mrs. George Gerity and Mrs. Horace Tower returned from Chicago Saturday.
Claud Rose, of Rochester, who has been visiting Mrs. Ed. Dodge, returned home Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Corey, of New Jersey, and Mrs. Henry Pollock, of Iowa, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Pollock.
We are sorry to learn of the upholsterers strike at Grand Rapids which will delay the arrival of the furniture for the church.
Parties visited the stables of John M. and John A. Strang Saturday evening. After making a short stay they left taking horse, buggy, harness and robes from J. M., and a new harness and robe from Jno. A. Good chance to use the new lamp post.
E. A. Martin took a business trip to Chicago Monday.
Some do not like the painting; think the color should be green.
Mrs. W. F. Wentworth left for Chicago Saturday to be absent some days.
Miss Jessie Strang and Mrs. Norman Strang were Chicago visitors Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Strang and Victor Strang were visitors to Chicago Tuesday.
Mrs. Hall, of Florida, who has been visiting Mrs. Robert Strang, Sr., returned to her home Saturday.
The strawberry and ice cream social on Thursday evening was a success in every way and a very large attendance.
Mr. and Mrs. Huntington have moved to their farm north of here. Miss Jane Anderson will now occupy her own house. She is moving in this week.
Capt. and Mrs. Pollock of Waukegan visited at Mrs. Watson's last Thursday and called on old friends. All were glad to see them.
Annie McCredie starts for Tabor, Iowa Friday to attend the College commencement exercises. She is a graduate of that college. Her school in the Dodge district closes Friday.
Mr. Dippee of Chicago is visiting his daughter Mrs. Geo. Gerrity.
Mrs. Weaver of Hagerstown, Maryland is visiting her son who lives on one of Dr. Farhney's farm. Mrs. Weaver's sister from Polo, Ill., is also here with her. All attended the barn social Thursday night.
The festival held in Dr. Jamison's new barn last week was a great success. Over forty dollars were taken in.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Edmonds went to Lockport, Ill., last week for a visit with friends. They returned home Monday.
J. Campbell Cory and Mrs. Cory also Miss Fannie Cory started last week for Helena, Montana, to visit his brother Robert. They went out well armed with guns and hunting dogs.
John Wedge is having a large barn put up on the farm where he lives.
Mrs. Norman Adams and Jessie Strang spent Friday in the city.
Mrs. Ione Jameson and son Philip from St. Louis are at her father's Dr. Taylor's for a month or two.
Children's day was observed here last Sunday. The church was beautifully decorated with flowers, palms, etc. The singing was fine and lots of it. Mrs. Dr. Jamison, Carrie Bater, Mrs. R. L. Strang, Ralph Spafford, George Dodge, Edwin Thom were the singers, Jessie Strang played the piano and Vera Werden the organ. The church was full and the children did well. Gussie and Hazel Thain always delight people with their singing and little Ida Strang and Irving Duncan astonished every one with their beautiful singing. Both are infant class scholars.
Mrs. John Strang is gaining slowly from her long severe illness.
Word comes that Mr. Jacob Miller, one of our oldest citizens, has had a very severe stroke of paralysis. Mr. Miller has been very infirm and feeble since his injury twelve years ago. George Miller is also reported sick.
John Wedge is some better.
Ray Starkweather is now able to be out on the farm and is gaining every day.
John A. Thain has a fine new surrey for his new son to ride out in, also a new open buggy or road wagon. Mrs. Thain called with her son James Lyman on some of her friends Tuesday.
Mrs. Heddle of Somers, Wis., visited Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Helen Clark recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stewart, Mrs. Geo. Strang, Mr. and Mrs. Cannon, Mrs. Bater and Mr. Mitchell and others attended the June meeting at Ivanhoe Tuesday.
Miss Jessie Strang is visiting at Waukegan this week.
The new curtains in masonic hall are a great improvement.
Celebration and fireworks are on the program for July 4th.
Mrs. Wentworth will entertain the Physical Culture Club Friday afternoon.
Ed. A. Martin and Lloyd White took in the dance at Antioch Friday night.
A kindergarten is to be established here this week with Wm. B. Stewart as manager.
Mrs. Norman Adams and Children left Tuesday evening for their new home at Quincy, Ill.
Lewis R. Dyer, who has been with the Wentworth's the past month, left for Chicago Tuesday.
There was a large crowd of M. W. A's from Lake Villa and other places at the cemetery Sunday.
The painting of the church also the new steps are finished, still all are not happy--and the furniture has not arrived.
The warm weather last week brought out the shirt waist and crash suit man. But he took refuge in the butter factory.
Dr. and Mrs. Tombaugh, of Waukegan, attended church here Sunday and afterwards were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pantall.
The club picnic at Sand Lake came off as advertised, only one invitation given out and that for the man in the crash suit.
Mrs. Cora Anderson and children, of Kansas, arrived Friday evening and will spend the summer with her mother, Mrs. Geo. Strang.
Robert L. Strang and family, Mrs. Bater, Miss Alice Judson, Elmer Cannon and family and Rev. George Mitchell attended the annual conference at Ivanhoe, Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Strang, Mr. and Mrs. John M. Strang, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Hughes and Miss Hughes left for Chicago Tuesday morning to attend the wedding of Miss Jessie Mavor.
Dr. and Mrs. Taylor visited their son Ralph at Lilly Lake. They made the trip across the country with horse and carriage. Drove out Friday and came home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Cannon visited a day or two in Benton with his brother Will's family. Little Helen and Jessie stayed with their grandmother Bater.
Dr. and Mrs. Dr. Tombaugh attended church here Sunday and dined with Mr. and Mrs. James Bonner.
Jessie Strang went to Waukegan Saturday to attend the closing exercises of the High school.
Mrs. Anderson and her children arrived at her mother's last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. L. Stewart were here at church Sunday.
The Ladies Aid Society meets with Mrs. Bater Thursday. There is always a big crowd at Mrs. Bater's where everyone is made welcome.
Mrs. Will Stewart and her sister Mrs. Anderson were in Waukegan Saturday.
Mrs. Norman Adams and her little daughter Bae started Tuesday night for Quincy, Ill., where her husband is employed as U. S. meat inspector having been transferred from Chicago to Quincy May last.
Herbert Todd spent Sunday with his aunt Mrs. Pantall.
Alice and Helen Dodge are home from Rochester for the summer vacation.
There will be a dime social at Mrs. Wm. White's next Tuesday evening.
Dr. Taylor has a new surrey.
Mrs. Yule spent last Thursday in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. John Monteath Strang, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang, Jr., Mrs. John L. Hughes, her daughter Maud and Guy Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Bain, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Yule, of Somers, Wis., all went to Miss Jessie Marvors and Charles Barrett's wedding Tuesday June 18th.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Strang were in Waukegan Tuesday.
All were sorry to hear of the death of Sumner Spafford's wife at Denver, Colorado, where they went a year and a half ago for her health.
C. B. Cummings took in the Derby last Saturday.
The kindergarten opened in grand shape last week.
Miss Carrie Bater was in Waukegan on Wednesday.
E. A. Martin took a trip around the lakes Sunday.
The Ladies Aid Society met with Mrs. Bater last Thursday.
Miss Jessie Wolski gave a reception and dance Saturday evening.
The church furniture has arrived but is in cold storage warehouse.
Mrs. George S. Smith, of Evanston, is a guest of Mrs. C. B. Cummings.
There will be a fine display of fire works here on the evening of July 4th.
Mrs. Clark, of Montana, formerly of Millburn, is a guest of Mrs. Pantall.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang, Sr., returned Saturday from a week's visit in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross, of Fort Worth, Tex., have taken Mrs. Matthew's cottage for the summer.
Mrs. Mary White gave a dime social on Tuesday evening. There was a large attendance.
Mrs. E. Ingalls, of Oak Park, and Mrs. Starkweather, of Belvidere are here for the summer.
A thank offering meeting and missionary tea will be held at the church Thursday at 2:30 p. m.
John Cunningham has been at work the past two weeks on the parsonage putting it in complete repair for the new tenant.
1901/6/28 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang, Sr., returned from the city Saturday.
Mrs. George Smith of Evanston visited at Mrs. Smith's with Miss Kittie and Mrs. Cummings and called on many of her former neighbors and old friends. Mrs. Smith is mother of James Henry "the silent man of Wall street."
Mrs. Alice Kerr Clark, wife of Rev. Victor F. Clark, of Livingston, Montana, has been visiting here also her little daughter Martha among old friends and relatives the last week.
Mrs. Wm. Thom returned Tuesday from Bloomington where she has been visiting her daughter Mrs. Oscar Niekirk.
Susan Lucas and Alice Cunningham are in Waukegan.
Mr. Pantall returned Wednesday from a ten days trip to Quincy, Ill., where he went with his daughter Mrs. Norma Adams and little Bae.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ross and son have come on from Texas and taken possession of Mrs. Mathews' furnished house. Mrs. Ross is a sister of Mrs. Capt. Pollock.
Sumner Spafford of Denver, Col., whose wife was buried at Antioch last week has been stopping at his mother's a few days.
Arthur Spafford was at Dwight, Ill., last week and called on Mr. Harris. He is building an addition to his house. They have a new piano and seem to be florusihing.
We were exceedingly sorry to see in Wednesday's Gazette the death of J. Y. Cory. His life was largely associated with the interests of Lake county for many years, being editor of the best Lake Co. paper which had a wide circulation and a powerful influence on the side of right. The noble men on the field or farm, or in the editor's chair, who did all they could to sustain this government are regarded with a warm feeling by their old associates and friends, so many in Lake County will be sad to hear of James Y. Cory's death. His father, Dr. Benjamin Cory was one of the best doctors Lake county ever had.
Mr. and Mrs. Knott from Iowa called to make a short visit with the Chope families on their way east. Mrs. Knott was the widow of Wm. Chope Jr., who perished in a storm many years ago.
There was a very large attendance at Mr. Bater's Thursday, the Ladies Aid Society. Mrs. Alfred Bain and Mrs. Smith Bain and Mrs. James Kerr of Lake Villa were over also Mrs. F. Clark and her daughter Martha.
A lot of enterprising people gathered Tuesday and cleaned the church up nicely.
All sincerely mourn the death of our old friend and neighbor Capt. John K. Pollock. Kindness and gentleness were marked traits of his character. A noble soldier, a consistent christian, a kind and obliging neighbor, he will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
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