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January, 1910

Antioch News5 January 1910
Earl White of Urbana, Ill., was in our midst for a few days.

Miss Jessie Jamieson is spending the week with relatives in Chicago.

Mrs. A. E. Martin, who has been sick for several weeks, is much better.

The Hockaday school will open Jan. 9. The teacher, Miss Eddy, is sick with LaGrippe.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wheaton and son Lowry and Miss Helen Safford returned Monday to Wheaton, Ill.

L. J. Slocum had a sale of stock and tools Tuesday and he will move to his new farm near Milwaukee.

Misses Ruby and Pearl Cleveland visited the home folks for a short time, returning to Chicago Monday.

Miss Bae Adams of Chicago Lawn, visited a few days with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Pantall.

Mr. and Mrs. Sumner Spafford and little son of Denver, are visiting the former's mother, Mrs. M. Spafford.

Fred Brown and Miss Stella Cull of Bristol, and Miss Margery Hucker of Lake Villa, attended church here Sunday.

Leslie Bonner spent Saturday and Sunday at Lake Forest. Wm. Finley returned with him to visit relatives in this vicinity.

The Ladies' Aid society will hold their regular monthly meeting at the church Tuesday, Jan. 12. Dinner will be served. Election of officers. A full attendance desired.

The annual meeting of the Millburn Cemetery association will be held in E. A. Martin's store on Monday, Jan. 9, at 8 o'clock p. m. Everyone interested come. A. H. Stewart, Sec.

Saturday, Jan. 7, the Millburn Mutual Insurance Company will hold their annual meeting in the Masonic hall at 10 o'clock a. m. A chicken pie dinner will be served by the ladies of the church.

Mr. W. F. Wentworth died Wednesday, Dec. 28, in Chicago. Mr. Wentworth lived in Millburn and vicinity for twelve years. His wife died about three years ago and since then he has _________. He came to Chicago in 1851 and 1867 was made city treasurer and manager of the Briggs hotel. He married Miss M. A. Warren in 1866 and to them two children were born. Mrs. Archibald Brown and Frank W. Wentworth, both of whom survive. Mr. Wentworth was a cousin of "Long John" Wentworth, first mayor of Chicago.

Antioch News13 January 1910
William and John Trotter returned the last of the week to their homes in the north.

Mrs. R. L. Hughes of Chicago has been visiting with her mother and sister this week.

Miss Helen Safford returned last week to Wheaton, Ill., where she resumed her school duties.

Mrs. Niehouse, Sr., is very ill at present writing and we hope for her speedy recovery.

The annual meeting of the Millburn Insurance company was held at the Masonic hall on Saturday. The same officers were elected to all the offices with the exception of the treasurer to which L. S. Bonner was elected. The usual fine dinner was served by the ladies in the church.

Antioch News20 January 1910
There were no evening services at the church on Sunday on account of the bad roads

Mrs. William Neahouse went last week to Chicago where she had a critical operation performed.

Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Thom entertained at eucher last Wednesday evening. An enjoyable time was reported.

Mrs. George Gerrity and children of Union Grove visited from Wednesday till Monday with Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Tower.

Mrs. J. H. Bonner, Mrs. Mary Bater and Miss Carrie Bater entertained the Ladies Aid society on Saturday at dinner. On account of the storm Thursday the meeting had to be postponed.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Gazette 24 January 1910
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Thom entertained at cards last Wednesday. On account of the storm, only 7 tables were played. A very pleasant evening was enjoyed by all present; refreshments were served.

Mrs. George Gerrity and children of Union Grove, Wis., visited several days with Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Tower.

Mrs. John Neahaus is in a Chicago hospital and was operated on Sunday. At present writing she was getting along as well as could be expected.

Dorothy Dain and Harris Thom have the chicken pox.

Leslie Cannon spent a short time with his parents recently.

There was no evening service Sunday on account of the bad roads.

The ladies of the Aid Society served dinner Saturday. Thursday and Friday were such stormy days officers were elected: Mrs. A. R. Bain, president; Mrs. R. L. Strang, vice president; Mrs. C. E. Denman, secretary, and Mrs. J. H. Bonner, treasurer.

Messrs. John and Will Trotter returned to the west last Tuesday.

Prayer meeting this Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. George Jamison.

Mrs. Olivia Ames was born in Mansfield, Pa., August 24, 1834, and moved to this county with her parents in 1840. She was married to Alexander Trotter, June 7, 1855, who preceded her in death fifteen years ago. To them were born ten children, seven sons and three daughters, eight of whom survive her, W. A. of Kenneth, Minn.: Nellie, wife of A. K. Bain of Millburn, Ill; F. E. of Evanston; A. M. of Chicago; R. G. of Montrose, Colo; Mary L. of Evanston, Ill; J. P. of Madison; S. D; Lucie D. wife of Clarence Bonner, Edgewater, Ill. George and Frank, deceased, having been drowned in Mill Creek in 1866. She having retained her residence in Milburn until six years ago, when she made her home with her son and daughter in Evanston. She was an earnest Christian woman, having united with the church nearly fifty years ago. She was a devoted mother, a kind neighbor and was always ready to assist any one in trouble. She was always a loving ____________________________.
Antioch News27 January 1910
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bonner visited with relatives in Lake Forest Saturday and Sunday.

Mrs. William McGuire and daughter Ethel entertained at eucher last Thursday evening.

J. H. Niehouse visited Sunday with his wife who is a patient in a Chicago hospital.

Miss Anna Smith returned Saturday from Gurnee where she has been visiting with Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Hughes.

Thursday, February 3, is Aid society day at the church.

Mrs. Abner Clark and Mrs. Alfred Mead started Saturday for San Beradeno, Cal., where they will spend a month with Mrs. McGregor.

Mrs. R. L. Strang visited Thursday and Friday in Chicago.

from the pages of the Waukegan Daily Gazette 31 January 1910
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strang and A. K. Bain were Chicago visitors last Thursday.

O. A. Nelson and Alfred Meade transacted business in Chicago Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bonner visited friends and relatives at Lake Forest Sunday.

Miss Mamie Hauser of Waukegan visited the home folks a few days.

The Ladies' Missionary meeting will meet with Mrs. George Jamieson Wednesday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wedge gave a dance at their home last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Scott LeVoy will give a card party Wednesday night.

Mrs. R. Pantall, Mrs. Mary Bater, Mrs. W. A. Safford are all wrestling with hard colds.

Mr. George Anderson of Lake Forest visited Wednesday and Thursday with J. H. Bonner.

The Ladies Aid meeting will be Thursday, Feb 3. Dinner will be served.

The secretary of the Farmers' Institute is planning to hold a Farmers' Institute in Millburn one day in February. Be on the lookout for the date.

How many saw the comet Monday evening?

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