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Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Lee returned last Monday from Evanston.
How is your seed corn growing? is the question the farmers ask each other.
Look out for wedding bells in the near future.
Clarence Bock spent Sunday at his home in Libertyville.
The C. E. society will give a strawberry social Tuesday, June 7.
Mrs. Smith visited with her daughter, Mrs. C. B. Cummings, of Lansing Court, Waukegan, the past week.
Mr. F. T. Lee, Alice Dodge and Earl White attended the C. E. convention Saturday, May 28, at Libertyville.
Mrs. Fred Denman of Rogers Park spent several days with her sister, Mrs. C. E. Denman, last week.
The C. E. topic June 5, How my silence witnesses against Christ.
Praise service was held last Sunday evening instead of the first Sunday in the month as usual on account of Memorial day.
The annual June meeting of Lake county Congregational churches will be held at Millburn, June 14. A cordial invitation extended to all.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Brown have purchased a beautiful new piano of Mr. Starkweather for daughters Vivian and Mabel.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Stewart attended the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mrs. Stewart's sister Tuesday, May 24, at Chicago.
The Woodmen of Gurnee camp No. 4041 will hold memorial exercises Sunday, June 5, at 2 p. m. at Millburn cemetery. The Forester team will be in uniform. Lake Villa camp is expected to join with Gurnee camp. Everyone welcome.
Mrs. Bater had the ladies Aid Society Thursday. There was an immense crowd and a good time.
Miss Blood is boarding at Mrs. Geo. Strangs.
The Cummings of Waukegan, were out over Sunday.
Gussie and Hazel Thain are expected home from Mount Carmel soon.
Mrs. Yule has returned home from Waukegan, where she has been
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Gersy.
Mr. Starkweather has placed a fine piano in the home of David Young.
There will be a meeting in the church, Saturday, May 28, 8 p. m., to decide what repairing will be done to the church. All interested come.
The Jolly workers had their regular meeting Saturday, with Miss Dodge.
The Ladies Aid will meet June 2, with Mrs. Bater. All welcome.
The ladies of the Millburn Ladies Aid Society are most cordially invited to meet the ladies of the North Prairie M. E. Church, at the home of Mrs. John Irving, June 8.
Mrs. C. M. Grace and son, returned to Chicago, Tuesday.
Mrs. Jennett Mathews has returned to her home again. We are glad to have her again.
Mrs. A. E. Stewart is visiting her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Denman.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Trotter on Wednesday, May 11, a daughter. John is all smiles.
The Ladies of Millburn are to hold their Thanks Offering Meeting and Missionary Tea, Wednesday, May 25, and extend a most cordial invitation to their Lake County friends to join with them in a feast of good things, both spiritual and material, at that time. Lady speakers from Chicago and Evanston are expected.
Dr. Jamieson is giving his home a new spring suit in the shape of paint.
The C. E. Topic, May 22. What Christian Endeavors is doing in Mission lands. Lucy Spafford, leader.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Stewart attended a wedding Anniversary of Mrs. Stewart's sister, Tuesday, May 24, in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Lee returned from Evanston this week.
Mrs. Fred Denman of Rogers Park, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ed. Denman, this week.
The program will be as follows: 9:00 a. m. - Opening exercises, "On Time." 9:30 - "Business Methods in Church Business," Rev. L. Curtis Talmage, Waukegan. Discussion. 10:00 - "The Young People Need the Church; the Church Needs the Young People." Opened by Henry Knebker, president Lake county division Chicago C. E. Union. Five minutes address - Earl White, Millburn; Miss Gyneth Rich, Grayslake; Miss Daisy Van Plew, Ivanhoe. General discussion - Three minutes limit. 10:45 - Devotional service, conducted by Rev. F. T. Lee, Millburn. 11:15 - "The Bible's Relation to Everyday Life," Rev. A. T. Stephens, Grayslake. Discussion. 11:45 - "Reminiscences of Thirty-Six Years of Lake county Congregationalism," Miss Jennie Just, Waukegan. Remarks. 12:15 - Adjournment. 1:30 p. m. - Song Service and business. 2:00 p. m. - Reports from the churches. Reports of Missionary Societies. 2:45 - Annual sermon, Rev. T. E. Stevens, Chicago. 3:15 - Communion Service.In preparing the program sufficient time has been allowed for music which will be freely interspersed.
Minnetta Denman spent Sunday at home.
Miss Alice Jamieson is staying a few days with her parents.
Mrs. Popp of Chicago is the guest of Mrs. Geo. Gerrity.
Miss Kittie Smith spent Sunday with her sister in Waukegan. The Jolly workers met Saturday June 4 at the home of Nellie Bain.
Ed. Martin was a Chicago visitor Wednesday.
Mrs. Bater entertained seventy-eight at the last meeting of the Ladies Aid.
Mrs. Cora Anderson and children of Kansas arrived Thursday to visit her mother and sister.
Childrens Day will be observed next Sunday, June 12 at the Congregational church a cordial welcome is extended to all.
Correction; It was the church society that gave the social, Tuesday June 7 instead of the C. E. society.
Mrs. Wandell of Waukegan attended the Ladies Aid at the home of Mrs. Mary Bater.
Free Rural Delivery is announced for us by the fifteenth of June. Get your box ready in good time.
Mrs. August Winniekie and son Charles of Barrington spent a few days with her daughter-in-law here.
The annual June meeting of the Lake county Congregational churches will meet Tuesday, June 14, at Millburn.
The wedding announcement of Miss Helen C. Dodge to Mr. John F. Buss, for June 7, is out.
On Thursday last Mrs. Geo. Strang had the misfortune to fall, near the woodpile, hurting her shoulder quite badly, besides other injuries. At present writing she is able to sit up a little while each day.
The Modern Woodmen of Gurnee and Lake Villa camps observed Woodmen memorial day June 5 at the Millburn cemetery. The program consisted of a very appropriate prayer by Rev. Lee of Lake Villa, Memorial service conducted by M. F. Schryver of Gurnee, an address by Mr. Grandy after which the team decorated all the Woodman Graves there.
Praise service was held last Sunday evening instead of the first Sunday in the month as usual. A fine program was rendered of patriotic songs.
Mrs. Smith visited her daughter, Mrs. C. B. Cummings of Lansing Court in Waukegan, the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bonner have bought a fine new piano of Mr. Starkweather, for their daughters, Vivian and Mabel.
Mr. F. T. Lee, Alice Dodge, Earl White attended the C. E. Convention, Saturday, May 28, at Libertyville.
Mr. and Mrs. Elsworth Metcalf, have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement.
The Annual June meeting of Lake County Congregational Churches will be held at Millburn, June 14. A cordial invitation extended to all.
Miss Lucy Trotter of Evanston, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Bain also her brother John.
The Woodmen of Gurnee Camp No. 4041 will hold memorial exercises, Sunday, June 5, 2 p.m. at Millburn Cemetery. The Forester Team will be uniform. Lake Villa Camp is expected to join with Gurnee. Welcome all.
C. E. Topic, June 5. How My Silence Witnesses Against Christ.
Clarence Bock spent Sunday with his parents in Libertyville.
The Congregational Church Society will give a strawberry and ice cream sociable on the church lawn, Tuesday night, June 7.
Ed. Martin was in Chicago on business.
Mrs. Florence McGuire of Waukegan is visiting her uncle, Wm. McGuire this week.
Mrs. Mabel Young is a Chicago visitor.
Miss Gerrity of Waukegan visited with her son George, last week.
Mr. Starkweather is again in our midst, tuning and selling pianos.
It is rumored that Mr. Ocher is going to leave the Farhney farm and that a Mr. Lux of Wadsworth is going to manage soon.
Mrs. Wentworth returned Tuesday from a week's visit in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thain of Oak Park came out Saturday and spent Sunday at John Thain's. They attended church Sunday.
There was a very pretty wedding at the home of George Jamieson Tuesday evening June 7th. Miss Helen Dodge of Millburn and John Fredrick Buss of Rochester, Wis., were quietly married. Only the relatives and a few other friends were present. Rev. Mr. Lee and Rev. Mr. Eaton of Rochester were present, Ed. Jamieson of Chicago, and Vinnie Jamieson of Kenosha were guests at the wedding.
There will be an adjourned meeting in the church Saturday evening at 8 o'clock to hear the report of the investigating committee, suggesting changes and plans of improvement on the church, also considering the probable expense of the same. A full attendance is requested, both men and women.
Mr. Leola Hughes from Antioch is visiting Mrs. R. L. Strang.
Mrs. John Fulton and son of Waukegan are at her mother's, Mrs. James Pollock.
Mrs. John Irving of Rosecrans invited the Ladies Aid Society of Millburn to meet with their society at her home Wednesday. About a dozen responded to the invitation. Mr. Chope, as he always does, took over a bus load gratutiously.
Mrs. Geo. Strang had the misfortune to fall last week and hurt herself quite badly, so that she has been laid up and is under the doctor's care. She is gaining, however. Her two daughters Mrs. Stewart and Mrs. Anderson are both with her.
Mrs. Brad Tukey and children of Berwin were out to the wedding.
Mrs. McDowell and daughter of Woodstock are visiting at Mrs. Elmer Cannon's and Mrs. Baters's.
Miss Kittie Smith and Miss Blood spent Sunday at Mrs. Cumming's in Waukegan.
Carrie Bater has gone to Rosecrans for the week.
The annual meeting of the Lake County Congregational churches meets at Milburn this year June 14.
Alice Jamieson spent Sunday with her father, she will remain for her cousin's wedding.
Mrs. Popp, of Chicago is the guest of Mrs. G. Gerrity.
Mrs. Geo. Strang fell last Thursday morning and sprained and bruised her shoulders, she is able at present writing to set up each day.
Minnetta Denman Sundayed at home.
The M. W. of Gurnee and Lake Villa camps observed Memorial services at Millburn Cemetery, June 5th. A very appropriate prayer by Rev. Lee of Lake Villa. Rituol services was read by M. T. Schryer of Gurnee and a very fitting address by Mr. Grandy of Gurnee.
Miss K. L. Smith visited her sister in Waukegan, Sunday.
The Hockiday school closes Thursday of this week, having had a very successful school for six weeks.
Mrs. Wandell of Waukegan visited a couple of days with Mrs. Mary Bater.
Children's Day will be observed, Sunday, June 12 at the usual church service, 10:30 a. m. Every one welcome.
The Jolly Workers met Saturday, June 4, with Miss Nellie Bain.
The Ladies Aid entertained by Mrs. Bater was very large. Seventy eight present.
Mrs. August Winnickie and son, Charlie of Barrington, spent a few days with her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Winnickie.
Freer rural delivery will commence next week. Get your boxes ready in time.
Mr. and Mrs. Williby of Russell, were at the church sociable last evening.
Don't for get the June meeting held at Millburn, June 14.
C. E. Topic, June 12: What I must do to become Christ Disciple.
Hazel and Gussie Thain came home from Mt. Carroll, Friday.
Vivian Bonner will be home from DeKalb this Friday.
Tuesday of this week was the last day of the Millburn postoffice.
Victor Strang arrived home Friday from Rochester to spend his vacation.
Mr. Wm. Chope carried the mail Tuesday for the last time.
Mabel Bonner, Ethel McGuire and Leslie Cannon took the examination for high school at Gurnee last week.
The Hockiday school closed last Thursday with a picnic in Denman's grove. A good time was enjoyed by all.
Mrs. John Fulton of Waukegan spent several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Pollock.
How many knew that Millburn had changed its name to Milwaukee? Look in the marriage licenses.
Quite a number from here accepted an invitation of the ladies aid of Russell who met with Mrs. John Irving.
C. E. Topic, June 19--What Paul teaches me about rising above discouragements.
Mrs. A. E. Stewart, Mrs. Denman's mother, has gone to Chicago to attend the wedding of her nephew, George Wyckoff, June 14.
A stereoscopic lecture on Hawaii will be given by Mr. Bennett of Ravenswood, June 28. All who have heard him know that a treat is in store.
Mr. and Mrs. John Buss have returned from their wedding trip and are at Mrs. Buss' aunts, Mrs. Geo. Jamieson. They will be at home June 15 at Rochester, Wis.
Childrens day was observed in the Congregational church Sunday. The decorations were beautiful and the children did well. A collection was taken for missions. Ralph Dodge was baptized.
Miss Hellen Cornellia Dodge and John Frederick Buss were married Tuesday, June 7, at six p. m., only the immediate relatives being present. Good luck and best wishes extended to the happy couple.
Mr. Lee, Mrs. Stewart and K. L. Smith were Chicago visitors the early part of this week.
Mrs. Scott Levoy was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Hardy, of Waukegan.
Mrs. Geo. Strang is slowly recovering.
Quite a few of the ladies accepted the invitation to meet the Russell ladies at Mrs. John Irvings.
Mrs. F. T. Lee has gone to Evanston to spend a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Buss have returned from their wedding trip, and are the guest of Mrs. Buss's aunt, they leave Friday for their home in Rochester.
Victor Strang is home from Rochester College for his vacation.
Vivian Bonner will be home from DeKalb, this Friday.
Children's Day was observed here Sunday. The program was very fine. Ralph White Dodge was baptized.
Mrs. A. E. Stewart, (Mrs. Denman's mother) has gone to Chicago to attend the wedding of her nephew, George Wyckoff.
Addie Fulton visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Pollock, for several days.
Today is the last of the Millburn P. O., tomorrow, Wednesday, we will receive our mail from a letter carrier.
Died: Millburn Post Office, June 14, 1904, has been a faithful friend, and we shall miss the P. O. for a long time.
The annual June meeting from this on will be known as the conference of Lake County Congregational Churches.
A very good conference was held here June 14, a good delegation from the different churches throughout the county. This was the 36th annual conference, there were 8 present at the meeting that attended the 1st one 36 years ago. Several fine reports were made, one by Mrs. Jennie Just. History of the 36 years and also church work of Millburn by Miss Nellie McDougal. Dinner was served to 150.
A stereoscopic lecture of Hawaii, June 28, by Mr. Bennett, of Ravenswood. All who have heard Mr. Bennett know what to expect.
The Jolly Workers meet Saturday, June 18, at Miss Blanche Wedge's.
The Hockiday school closed last Thursday with a picnic.
Mrs. John Buss returned to Rochester Saturday.
Miss Blake of Denver is visiting with Lucy Spafford.
Miss Lucie Trotter of Evanston was here over Sunday.
The Dodge school closed last Saturday for the summer vacation.
Mr. Sippie of Chicago visited with his daughter, Mrs. Gerrity.
Another Mr. Kimball of Oak Park is stopping in Millburn.
Mrs. Wm. Mitchell of Waukegan visited for a week with her mother and sister.
Mrs. F. T. Lee returned from Evanston, Friday. Harold Lee came with her to spend his vacation at home.
C. E. Topic June 26-Signs that India is becoming Christ's. Annie McCredie, leader.
Among the Chicago visitors this week were Miss K. L. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Mrs. A. E. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Kimball and Mr. and Mrs. Wentworth.
Bear in mind the stereoptican lecture on Hawaii. It will be given by Mr. Bennett of Ravenswood, June 28. Ice cream will be sold on the church lawn after the lecture. A treat in store for every one who comes.
Mrs. J. A. Strang gave an afternoon party in honor of her two little nieces, Maud and Mary Anderson, Thursday, June 16. Some of the babies brought their mothers. Those present were: Mary Anderson, Vida Jamieson, Alford Jamieson, Harris Thom, Schuyler Denman, Jas. Gerrity, Jessie Cannon, Maud Anderson, Ida Strang, Madge Strang, John Leroy, Louisa Gerrity, Helen Cannon, Geo. Dunkin. A fine repast was served which was greatly enjoyed by the little ones.
Mrs. John Bass returned to Rochester, last Saturday.
Miss Blake of Denver, is visiting at Lucy Spafford's.
Miss Vivien Bonner returned from DeKalb to spend her vacation at home.
Mrs. F. T. Lee returned from Evanston, Friday, accompanied by her son Harold, who is home for his vacation.
C. E. Topic, June 26. Signs that India is becoming Christ's. Annie McCredie, leader.
Mrs. Popp returned to Chicago, last Saturday, after a visit with Mrs. Geo. Gerrity.
Mr. Sippie of Chicago, is visiting with his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Gerrity.
Mrs. Wm. Mitchell of Waukegan, visited for a week with her mother and sisters.
Another Mr. Kimball and family of Oak Park, is stopping at Millburn.
Miss Carrie Bater is an Antioch visitor.
Sunday evening, July 3, will be the regular praise service at the Millburn church.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Strang have returned to their home from California.
Ed. Martin was a Chicago visitor Monday.
Mrs. Adams of Chicago Lawn is visiting with Mrs. Richard Pantall.
Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Chicago are visiting Mrs. Brown's mother Mrs. Wentworth.
C. E. Topic July 20-Ways of consecrating ourselves to our country. Jessie Jamieson leader.
Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Chicago came out in their automobile Sunday but having a break down were obliged to return by train.
Mr. Geo. Dodge, Sr., is quite sick. Doctors attribute the cause to the heat of last Thursday. At present writing he is no better.
Mrs. Smith, mother of Miss K. L. Smith and Mrs. C. B. Cummings of Lansing Court Waukegan, had the misfortune last Thursday to fall and break her hip. On account of her advanced age she is in a precarious condition. At the present writing she is resting quite easy.
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