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August, 1902

loose clipping, source unknown 02 August 1902
On Saturday, Aug. 2, at his late home at Hickory, occurred the death of Willard B. Ames, aged 57 years. He leaves a son and three daughters to mourn the loss of a devoted father. Mr. Ames had a large acquaintance throughout the county who extend sympathy. The funeral was held at his late home Monday and interment at Hickory cemetery.
from Antioch News07 August 1902
E. A. Martin was a Waukegan visitor on Friday

Druce's Lake is the center of attraction at present.

Miss Maude Hughes is visiting at Somers, Wisconsin.

Mrs. Thomas McCann was a Chicago visitor Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. George Gerily were Chicago visitors last week.

John A. Strang left on a business trip to Chicago Sunday evening.

Robert Strang, Sr., will celebrate his 87th birthday Friday, Aug. 8.

Miss Emily Wynn, of Waukegan, is a guest of Miss Carrie Bater.

Miss Irma VanDozer, of Antioch, is visiting Mrs. Robert L. Strang.

Miss Florence Harris, of Dwight, Ill., is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. G. Thom.

The Missionary Society met with Mrs. Robert Strang Wednesday afternoon.

Miss Mitchell, of Kenosha, Wis., is visiting her brother, Rev. Geo. Mitchell.

The Physical Culture Club was entertained by Miss Carrie Bater Thursday afternoon.

Mrs. Frank Yule, of Somers, Wis., is visiting her mother, Mrs. Robert Strang.

Norman Adams, of Chicago, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Pantall Saturday and Sunday.

Geo. Stewart, was taken to his home in Waukegan Friday much improved in health.

Miss Vinnie Jamison of Kenosha, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Jamison.

A large party from Druce's lake in Tallyho coaches paid Millburn a visit Friday evening.

James Pollock, C. B. Cummings and Charles Clayton left for Chicago Saturday morning.

Henry Wedge is building a large addition to his house. Frank Yule is doing the work.

Fishing is good in Hasting's lake. Scott Levoy caught six black bass weighing 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 pounds last week.

Mrs. R. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Roosbeck and son, of Evanston, were guests of Mrs. Kittie L. Smith last week.

Rev. George A. Mitchell, pastor of the Millburn Congregational church, resigned his charge Sunday evening.

from Antioch News14 August 1902
Rev. and Mrs. Mitchell were in Waukegan Sunday.

Miss Carrie Bater was a Chicago visitor on Wednesday.

E. A. Martin was off for a short visit to Chicago Friday.

Roy Hughes and Wm. Martin, of Chicago were here over Sunday.

Mr. Lewis R. Dyer, of Chicago, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wentworth.

Miss Lawrence, of South Dakota, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Lawrence.

Miss Ditmar, of Lake Forest, was the guest of Mrs. Yule for a few days last week.

There is a rumor that one of our prominent citizens is about to join Dowie at Zion.

Mr. and Mrs. Crandall, of Chicago, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Cannon Sunday.

Mrs. Mathews, Miss Jennie Mathews and Mrs. Vendeveer visited Zion Wednesday.

Mrs. Smith Bain, of Lake Villa, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stewart last week.

Mrs. Vandeveer, of Chicago, who has been visiting Mrs. Mathews returned home Thursday.

Andrew White, of Nebraska, and Thos. White of Minnesota, are visiting here for a few days.

Mrs. McAllister and Mrs. Charles Murrie, of Waukegan, were here on a short visit Tuesday.

Mr. Robert Pollock and family, of Iowa, are the guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Pollock.

Mrs. Florence Cain who has been visiting Mrs. Bater for some weeks past left for her home at Dorchester, Miss., Wednesday morning.

Rev. Mr. Talmage, of Waukegan, occupied the pulpit of the Congregational church Sunday morning and the Rev. Mr. Thain, of Wisconsin, conducted the services in the evening.

Mrs. Wm. Mavor, of Chicago, Mrs. Frank Yule and Mrs. Ward Bain, of Somers, attended the celebration of the eighty-seventh birthday of their father, Mr. Robert Strang, on Friday.

The Grand Opera of the Flower Queen will be given at the church Friday evening, Aug. 19, by local talent, assisted by artists from Waukegan and Gurnee, under the direction of Prof. Starkweather, of Belvidere.

from Antioch News21 August 1902
The hotel Miller is full of summer boarders.

Miss Florence Millard, of Chicago is the guest of Mrs. Pantall.

Miss Kittie L. Smith took the train for Chicago Monday morning.

Robert Jamison, of Chicago, spent Sunday with his parents here.

E. A. Martin and Mrs. R. Pantall were Waukegan visitors Monday.

The boxes are all sold for the opera to be given here on Tuesday night.

Warren Wentworth Brown, of Chicago, is a guest of Mrs. and Mrs. Wentworth.

A birthday surprise party was given to Mrs. Mathews by Mrs. Wm. White on Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Wentworth returned on Saturday evening from a short visit to Chicago.

Mr. Gorrin, father of Mrs. A. H. Stewart, who died in Chicago last week, was buried in the Millburn cemetery Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Cummings, Mrs. Dr. Jamison, Mrs. Emma Strang and Mr. Wm. Chope attended services at Zion Sunday.

The annual meeting of the Millburn Creamery Company was held Saturday evening and officers elected as follows: Robert Strang, president; A. H. Stewart, secretary and treasurer; John Bonner, Elmer Cannon and E. A. Martin, directors.

from Antioch News28 August 1902
George Gerity was a Chicago visitor last week.

Mrs. Jane Bonner is visiting her brother in St. Paul.

Mrs. Wm. B. Stewart is visiting relation in Kansas.

Mrs. Mathews left Monday for a visit to St. Charles, Ill.

Dr. E. A. Martin was kept very busy on Sunday evening.

John A. Thain was a Chicago visitor on Sunday and Monday.

A threshing party was given at the house of John Cunningham Thursday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Adams, of Chicago, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pantall.

Mrs. Richard Pantall returned Saturday from a week's visit in Chicago and Waukegan.

Miss Bain, Miss Yule and Miss Heddle, of Somers, Wis., attended the opera last Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Killen and family, of Chicago, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McCann.

Two of our prominent citizens were disfranchised at the caucus in the town of Newport Friday.

The Rev. Mr. Clarke, of Livingston, Montana, conducted the evening service at the church Sunday.

The grand opera given at the church on Tuesday was a great success-- hundreds unable to obtain seats.

The opera was repeated before another large house Wednesday evening, for the benefit of Prof. Starkweather, the director.

The Millburn opera company, under the direction of Mr. Barstow and Prof. Starkweather, will give the opera of the Flower Queen in Bristol and Grayslake next week.

A large crowd from Millburn attended the convention at Grayslake Saturday and it is hoped that some of them were able to get dinner. I also noticed that Hon. Frank Fowler, the genial editor of the Waukegan Sun, was present. The nominations made there also pleased the voters of this burg. But we did miss the smiling countenance of Hon. George B. Stephens.

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