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Mrs. Mathews is keeping house for Mr. and Mrs. White, while they are away on their trip west.
Mr. and Mrs. White have gone to Denver and other points to visit for a couple of weeks.
Mrs. Oscar Niekirk came out from the city Saturday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thorn and the aoys.
Miss Kittie Smith and her nephew Clarence Cummings went to East Troy, Wis., last Saturday to visit Miss Jennie Fowler.
Mr. Edwin Taylor and wife and son were out to the Doctor's over Sunday.
Peter Duncan and his little girl both have the whooping cough, also little Lester Mitchell.
Wednesday morning Mrs. Joanna Hughes was summoned home by the serious illness of her little grandson Frank Purves Hughes. She went to Evanston from here and would start very soon for Topeka, Kansas. Her son and daughter both live there.
Leone Strang has gone on a visit to his cousins at Somers, Wis.
All at Millburn church Sunday morning were much pleased when Mr. Lee gave notice that N. D. Pratt would be present in the evening and assist in the song service and also give a short address. Mr. Pratt came and all were delighted with his singing and the excellent talk that he gave. He also brought a loving message from our beloved friend and fellow laborer in church work, G. L. Stewart. His message to Mr. Pratt referring to active church work in years that are past touched all hearts. You could almost hear his voice as Mr. Pratt read his beautiful letter. Though disabled now, he has not out lived his usefullness. His noble life and words would inspire others to more devoted efforts. Mr. Pratt was given a message of sympathy to Mr. Stewart by a rising vote of the large congregation present. All are glad that Mr. Pratt has promised to come again.
The song service Sunday night was very fine indeed, Rev. Mr. Lee excells in conducting them. They are held every first Sunday in the month.
Word came last Monday of the death of Mrs. D. P. Millen of Corina, Col., so recently of Waukegan. Mrs. Millen died suddenly of heart failure Monday July 27th, 1903. She was a sister of R. Pantall of Millburn, also of Mrs. George Peterson of Chicago.
Rev. and Mrs. Lee have gone away on their summer vacation.
The ladies's aid society met Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Dr. Jamison.
Rev. George Mitchell, wife and son Donald, of Groesdall, are guests at Geo. Jamieson's.
E. A. Martin was in the city Monday.
Died Friday, Aug. 7th, at Topeka, Kansas, little Frank Purves Hughes, son of Geo. Hughes and grandson of Mrs. Joanna Trotter Hughes.
Mr. and Mrs. Lockie and two children returned to the city Monday after a visit at A. H. Stewart's. Mrs. Lockie was formerly Agnes Corris of Millburn.
Mrs. Bater and Carrie have gone to the city for a few days visit.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Strang were in the city Monday.
C. A. Nelson who has recently returned from Boston where he has been for a year, is visiting his sister Mrs. James Nelson at "Fairview Farm;" also Mrs. W. E. Hope, a cousin of Mrs. Nelson's from Florida, is visiting her.
Mrs. Ione Jamieson and son Brice of St. Louis, are visitors at her father's , Dr. Taylor's.
Mrs. Jessie Thom, who has been sick the last four weeks, is reported better. Her sister Florence Dodge is taking care of her.
Will and Janey Stewart came down to Waukegan to call on their brother George Monday.
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