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October, 1909

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 2 October 1909
Mrs. James Thom and children, of Nebraska, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Thom

Mrs. J. H. Bonner left for Chicago last Friday and is in a Chicago hospital. We hope for a speedy recovery.

Mrs. Archibald McCredie had another slight stroke last Friday.

Mrs Spafford received the announcement of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Spafford, of Denver, Colo, Sept. 18. Grandma is all smiles.

Mrs. E. Tower returned from Chicago, Tuesday. Her many friends will be glad to see her again.

Mrs. Wm. and James Thom spent Wednesday and Thursday with Mrs. Neikirk and other relatives in Chicago.

Miss Mary Eichanger visited Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Gerrity Thursday and Friday and attended the Elkhorn Fair.

The Missionary society had a very nice meeting at the Oaks. Tea was served by the Misses McDougalls.

Mr. and Mrs. Miller and Lucy Spafford visited Monday at Highland Park.

Rev. A. W. Safford left Tuesday for a two week's vacation and will visit in Rockford and Chicago. Mrs. Safford will leave Friday and go to Rockford, also, and Miss Forte will visit in Wheaton and Chicago while they are away.

The Ladies Aid society will hold their regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 7th, in the church parlor. Mrs. Robt. Strang and Mrs. David White will serve.

The creamery is all removed except one small building and the creamery will be a thing of the past.

Miss Alice Jamison is home, with her parents and will be for some time on account of a nervous break down.

Mr. and Mrs. Peterson, of Loon Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Sorenson of Antioch, have been staying with Mrs. Sorenson during Mr. Sorenson's illness.

Mr. Cutler and family, of Zion City, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Denman.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 9 October 1909
Mrs. Frank Foster has returned home from Chicago where she has been caring for her mother who has been seriously ill but is better.

Arthur Spafford and family are visiting the former's mother. They came from __________ where they have been visiting Mrs. Spafford's parents.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Jack, Sept. 28, a daughter.

The many friends of Mrs. J. H. Bonner will be glad to know that she passed her operation successfully and is getting a long nicely at present writing.

Wm. McGuire spent Sunday with Sid Hook at Grange Hall.

Miss Hazel Thain is visiting her sister Mrs. Guy Hughes, of Loon Lake.

Mrs. C. A. Mathews is entertaining Mrs. Tillotson, of Bristol, and Mrs. Tillotson's sister from Kenosha.

Rev. A. W. Safford returned from Chicago, Thursday to preach the funeral sermon of Mr. Chris Sorensen. This is the fourth time that he has returned from his vacations to preach funeral sermons since coming to Millburn.

Misses Vivien and Mabel Bonner visited their mother at the hospital Friday in Chicago.

Rev. Gibson, of Chicago, had charge of the morning and evening services Sunday in Mr. Safford's absence.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pantall left Saturday for a week's visit with their daughter, Mrs. Norman Adams at Chicago Lawn.

H. L. Holmes and A. K. Bain transacted business in Chicago last week.

We are sorry to learn that W. J. White has bought a home in Antioch. What is our loss is their gain.

Leslie Bonner spent Sunday in Chicago.

It is reported that O. A. Nelson has bought the Andrew White farm at Loon Lake and will move there this spring.

Rev. A. W. Safford attended the banquet at Chicago last Friday evening given in honor of "Gipsy" Smith.

Mrs. John Bonner fell and dislocated his shoulder last Thursday. Her sister, of Russell, is with her.

Mrs. A. K. Bain and Dorothy left Sunday for visit with relatives and to attend the Grand Chapter of the Eastern Star in Chicago as Matron from this Chapter.

The C. E. business meeting will hold their regular monthly meeting, Friday evening, Oct. 8 , at the home of A. H. Stewart.

C. E. topic, Oct. 10. Rev. Safford, leader.

The Ladies' Aid Society postponed their meeting for October until further notice.

Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Voos, of Austin, are visiting at the C. E. Denman and W. G. McGuire homes.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 18 October 1909
Mrs. Sarah Tower spent Thursday and Friday in Waukegan and attended the Eastern Star Chapter.

Mr. and Mrs. R. Pantall returned home Thursday from Chicago Lawn.

Mr. and Mrs. John Bonner, Mrs. J. M. Strang were Chicago visitors last Friday. Mrs. Bonner is getting along nicely since her fall.

John McGuire and son, Chase, of Antioch, were visiting Wm. McGuire the past week.

James Anderson, of Lake Forest, was surveying in this vicinity last Friday and Saturday.

J. H. Bonner spent Sunday with Mrs. Bonner at the hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Irving returned recently from New Mexico where they have been visiting their son, Tom.

Mrs. Ed Wells spent the past week in Springfield and attended the state fair, returning home Saturday.

Miss Inez Pollock, of Chicago, is home for a weeks vacation.

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Thom, of Bristol, are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby boy, born Oct. 5.

Mr. and Mrs. Bairstow and daughters, of Wheaton, visited Friday and Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. John Bonner.

Mrs. A. K. Bain returned home Monday from Chicago where she went as a delegate to the Eastern Star.

Rev. Gibson, of Chicago, again filled the pulpit last Sunday. Rev. Safford will be with us next Sunday.

W. G. McGuire and Miss Ethel McGuire spent Tuesday and Wednesday with Mrs. Griffith in Waukegan.

Mrs. Geo. Strang, of Marshfield, is visiting Mrs. Geo. Strang, Sr., and other relatives.

Wm. Finley, of Lake Forest, visited at the home of Wm. and Miss Bonner Saturday and Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Thom, of Libertyville, will return with Mrs. James Thom and children Wednesday to Nebraska.

C. E. topic, Oct. 17, Pilgrim Progress Series X, "Doubting Castle". Ruby Cleveland, leader.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 19 October 1909
Sixty-Four Attend Gathering
at Home of Joseph Turner at Grayslake
Guests of Honor Are Five Deans of Family Who Came to This Country from England in the Forties-John Hook, 1846; James, 1849; Robert, 1842 and Mrs. Whitmore, 1852.
At the residence Jos. Turner at Grayslake yesterday was held the annual reunion of the famous and much respected Hook family of Lake county, the feature of the celebration being a big dinner, followed by a social time.
The deans of the celebration were:
John Hook, came to this country in 1847
William Hook, 1848.
James Hook, 1849.
Robert Hook, 1842.
Elizabeth Hook Whitmore, 1852.
The family originally came from England. Although there were sixty-four present yesterday this does not include more than half of the members of the various branches. The reunion is an annual one and the following attended:
John Hook, Emma Hook, Mary A. Gardinier, O. Hook, Louis Hook, Ernest Hook, O. A. Hook, Joseph Turner, A. L. Doolittle, W. A. Gardinier, E. D. Strang, Flossie Strang, Luella A. Hook, Emily J. Strang, Harold Strang, Minerva Hook, Mabelle F. Hook, Lillie M. Hook, Georgia Hook, Harriette Weber, Imogene Chinn, Hattie Chinn, Bertha Hook, Avis Hook, Mary Hook, Edith Hook, Carrie Whitmore, Bessie Whitmore, Blanche Doolittle, Joseph Turner, Jr., Cora E. Hook, Emma Turner, Frank Chinn, Frank Hook, Will Hook, Everett Hook, Russell Doolittle, Albert Doolittle, George Strang, Leonard Hook, John A. Turner, R. W. Hook, Reuben Hook, Richard A. Bush, Cora A. Hook, Sarah Hook, Ruth Townsend, Maurice Townsend, J. W. Hook, Cecil M. Hook, Bertha A. Doolittle, Mrs. Engene D. Strang, C. Clement Whitmore, Rose Turner, Lillian Turner, Hattie Converse, Mattie Townsend, Sarah J. Doolittle, Mrs. D. S. Hook, Maud Turner, D. S. Hook, E. J. Whitmore, Dell Converse.
R. W. Hook and wife of Waukegan and Henry Strang and family of Waukegan attended.
from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 28 October 1909
Mrs. N. C. Sorenson will have a sale Monday, October 25th, on the farm known as the Van Alstine farm.

Rev. A. W. Safford and Miss Foote returned from their vacation last Friday and Mrs. Safford returned Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Jamieson spent last Thursday with Mrs. Ames of Antioch, Miss Vinnie Jamieson returned with them.

Mrs. Charles Mathews of Kenosha came Sunday to visit Mrs. Josephine Mathews.

Miss Inez Pollock returned to Chicago having spent a week with the home folks.

Mr. Lorraine Webster of Highland Park spent Sunday and Monday with his uncle, C. E. Denman.

A. K. Bain transacted business in Chicago Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Voos returned to their home in Austin having spent some time at C. E. Denman's and W. C. McGuire's.

W. J. White is moving to Antioch and will make their final move the 1st of November.

Mr. and Mrs. Bairstow and children of Wheaton visited Mrs. Bater over Sunday.

Mrs. C. A. Mathews and Mrs. Josephine Mathews will accompany Mrs. Charles Mathews to her home in Kenosha Thursday.

Mrs. George Jamieson and Miss Vinnie Jamieson were Chicago visitors Tuesday. Miss Jamieson returns to Kenosha.

C. E. Topic, October 24, 1909, "Why some men and women do not succeed in life". Jesse Denman, leader.

Mrs. E. O. Martin went to the city, Tuesday for a few days.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Sun 30 October 1909
Mrs. J. H. Bonner returned home Friday from the hospital in Chicago and is getting along nicely.

Mrs. E. Gerry and children are visiting Mrs. Gerry's mother in Kansas.

W. J. White has a sale Thurs., Oct. 22 and after the sale there will be a rummage sale and the proceeds will go to the Church.

Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Tower left Saturday for southern Michigan returning.

Grandma Tower is visiting Mrs. Mary Bater for a few days.

The friends of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. White gave them a surprise last Saturday evening. A very pleasant evening was spent.

Mrs. Wm. Cremins is spending some time in New York with relatives.

Missionary Meeting met this Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Bater.

The interior of Mason's Hall is being painted; a very much needed improvement.

As there was so much going on Thursday, the Ladies' Aid at Mrs. Saffords was postponed until next month sometime.

Dave Young is moving the last building off of the old Milburn Creamery site today.

Miss Belle Watson and Mrs. C. E. Denman were Zion City callers last Thursday.

C. E. Topic. Oct 31-Heroes of Missions in the Islands. Lucy Spafford, Leader.

The Ladies' Aid Society will hold their regular monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 7. Dinner will be served by Madames K. L. Strang and David White. A full attendance desired as there is lots of work.

W. J. White made a final move Friday Oct. 29 to Antioch and Mr. Slocum and family will move into their home just purchased from Mr. White.

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