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May, 1908

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 1 May 1908
Heirs to Lake County Man who Married
Mrs. Rhinelander Stewart Now on Way Back From New York
Possibly the last chapter of interest to Waukegan has been written in the history of the late James Henry (Silent) Smith as Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Victor A. Rossbach of Evanston, former Waukeganites, came into their share of the millions left by the eccentric character who died on his honeymoon in Japan and are now on their way home from New York.
It is Mrs. Rossbach, well known to Waukegan society women, who is the part heiress to Silent Smith's millions and while her share is a minor one, it proves enough to make it one of the great fortunes of the day.
Other Heirs Also Cash In.
George Grant Mason of Evanston is also on his way home after having been delivered a fortune of $12,000, his share of the estate. He says that he will devote himself to amusement for a time before deciding what changes he will make in his life. He is in the insurance business.
Rossbachs Formerly of Here.
The Rossbachs formerly resided here and are well known by the prominent people of the city, Mr. Rossbach was quite a politician while here.
Antioch News07 May 1908
Mrs. Elmer Cannon is on the sick list.

Mrs. Mathews was a Waukegan visitor last Tuesday.

Miss Inez Pollock of Chicago, spent Sunday at home

R. H. Edmonds was a Chicago visitor one day last week.

A car load of potatoes on track, Chase Webb. Antioch Ill.

The Hockaday school will close on Friday, May 8, with exercises.

Mr. Foster of Chicago, visited Sunday and Monday with his family here.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wedge are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter.

The Ladies Aid society will meet on Thursday afternoon, May 7, at the church.

Miss Madge Carlwies of Chicago, is here visiting with the Misses Clara and Alice Nelson.

Mrs. Alex Thain and sister visited here over last Thursday night with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Thain.

Mrs. Niehouse returned last Wednesday from Chicago where she had been visiting with her daughter for a few days.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Gazette 07 May 1908

A. O. Nelson transacted business in Chicago Monday.

Mr. Foster returned to Chicago Monday night after spending the day with his family here.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wedge are rejoicing over the birth of a daughter.

Mrs. Matthews, Miss McCredie and Mrs. A. W. Safford will serve the supper at the Ladies Aid Society at the church on Thursday, May 7.

Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Thain entertained relatives from Wisconsin one day last week

Rev. Safford went to Highland Park Monday evening.

John Rose is done moving his household goods from Waukegan.

A. L. Jaeger of Chicago who has been here visiting with his father returned home Monday morning.

Mrs. Elmer Cannon is reported to be on the sick list.

The C. E. Business meeting will be at the home of Miss Viveen Bonner on Friday evening, May 8.

Antioch News14 May 1908
Miss Lucy Trotter of Evanston, is here among us again.

Mrs. Trotter of Evanston, has been here visiting with Mrs. Bain.

Miss Alice Nelson visited last week with Mrs. Carlwies in Chicago.

Miss Marge Carlwies, who has been visiting at Mr. Nelson's has returned home.

Florence Slavin, who has been spending the winter with her grandmother, in Detroit, Mich., has returned home.

The C. E. business meeting was postponed from Friday, May 8, till Friday, May 15. It will be held at the home of Miss Vivien Bonner.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Gazette 14 May 1908

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Chope are rejoicing over the arrival of a son on Tuesday, May 12.

Miss Lucy Trotter of Evanston is here again for the summer.

Miss Bidwell of Gurnee visited on Tuesday with Mrs. C. E. Denman.

Miss Vivian Bonner will entertain the C. E. Business meeting on Friday night which was postponed from Friday, May 8.

Miss Florence Slavin, who spent the winter in Detroit, Mich., with her grandmother, has returned home.

Mrs. Young of Russell visited a few days last week with Mrs. John Bonner.

Charles Tucker of Gurnee was a visitor here last Saturday.

Miss Florence Anderson of Lake Forest was the guest of her grandmother Sunday.

Miss Nelson visited in Chicago last week with her friend Mrs. Cartwies.

Mabel and Bae Adams of Chicago have been visiting with Mr. and Mrs. R. Pantall.

Antioch News21 May 1908
Miss Mabel Irving is home from Chicago.

Mr. Bain was a business caller in Chicago Monday.

George Safford of Bowmansville was here over Sunday.

George White and Ralph Miller were home over Sunday.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Chope on Tuesday, May 12, a son.

Mrs. Niehouse entertained a friend over Sunday from Chicago.

Mrs. John Rowling received word Saturday of the death of her father.

Mrs. Cropley and daughter, Carrie have been here visiting with Mrs. Rowling.

Miss Florence Anderson of Lake Forest visited over Sunday with Mrs. Strang.

The Misses Helen Safford and Mabel Bonner were home from Friday night till Sunday from Rochester.

Mr. and Mrs. Thornton Willoughby of Waukegan have been here visiting with Mr. Richard Edmunds.

Mrs. Mary Bater and daughter Carrie have gone to Taylorville, Ill., to visit with the former's brother, Mr. Low.

Lets take a drive to Antioch next Monday or Tuesday night and see Clay, the moving picture man at the Woodman hall.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 25 May 1908
Misses Helen Safford and Mabel Bonner spent a few days with their parents returning to Rochester, Wis., Sunday. They graduate June 11.

Mrs. Cropley and daughter, Carrie visited John Rowling and family the past week.

A. K. Bain and John A. Strang transacted business in Chicago, Monday.

Miss Wilcox, of Diamond Lake, visited Saturday and Sunday with her aunt, Mrs. Dr. Jamison.

Mr. Yule of Somers, has the contract to build a new house between W. B. Stewart's and R. Pantall's.

A. H. Stewart spent Saturday and Sunday with his sons in Chicago.

L. O. Moody, of Racine, president of the Lake county C. E. Union attended the C. E. meeting Sunday evening.

Mable Chope and Majorie Cannon took the final examination from the eighth grade at Gurnee, Saturday.

Mrs. Josephine Mathews will visit friends in Waukegan for a few days.

Mrs. Chandler, of Chicago, visited Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Neihaus. Mr. and Mrs. Neihaus had their baby daughter christened at the church Sunday and Mrs. Chandler stood sponsor for it.

Mrs. I. L. Holmes is entertaining her sister, Mrs. Ida B. Crooks, of Washington, D. C. Mrs. Crook came as a delegate from there to the Royal Neighbor convention held in Chicago.

George White and Ralph Miller, of Rochester, Wis., academy spent Saturday and Sunday with their parents.

George Safford, of Chicago, spent Sunday with the home folks.

Mrs. Foster entertained her sister from the city over Sunday.

Mrs. Mary Bater and Miss Bater visited Tuesday and Wednesday of this week with friends at Lake Forest and Evanston and then go to Taylorville to visit Mrs. Bater's brother, James Taylor for a week.

Antioch News28 May 1908
Alford Spafford is building a fine new barn.

Miss Inez Pollock and friend of Chicago spent Sunday here.

Mrs. J. G. Gerrity is entertaining a friend from Chicago.

Mr. Bert Trotter of Evanston spent Sunday with Mrs. Bain.

Mrs. Edwards of Russell visited Sunday with her sister Mrs. John Chope.

Rev. A. W. Safford attended the state Sunday school convention at Dixon last week.

Mr. Mrs. John Fulton of Washington spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Pollock.

Miss Margaret White visited Sunday with Miss Effie Frost in Rochester, Wisconsin.

Mrs. Crooks of Washington, D. C. has been here on a visit with her sister Mrs. I. L. Holmes.

Mrs. Trotter, who has been visiting with her daughter Mrs. Bain, went to Evanston Saturday.
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