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April, 1916

Antioch News6 April 1916
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Larson spent Friday in Waukegan.

Mrs. Josephine Mathews has returned from Omaha, Neb.

The Ladies Aid society postponed this meeting on account of bad roads.

Miss Clara Foote visited over Sunday with relatives at Wheaton.

Wilmer Hook spent Tuesday in Milwaukee, where he consulted a specialist about his eyes.

Mrs. Clara Wheaton and sons Donald and Lowrie will spend this week with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. Safford.

Mrs. Ellen Caroline Cunningham, wife of O. A. Nelson of Loon Lake, died March 30, in Chicago. Funeral April 1, with short service at the home and at the church, with burial at Millburn cemetery. She was born in Park county Indiana, Feb. 24, 1854 and was married to O. A. Nelson at East Lynn, Ill., on December 8, 1874. To this union seven children were born of whom 4 survive, and other 3 having died after reaching maturity. In 1883 she united with the M. E. church and at the time of her death was a member of the Congregational church at Millburn. She is survived by her husband, two sons and two daughters, three brothers and two sisters. She was a loving wife and mother and a kind neighbor and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Accept sympathy from this community.
Antioch News13 April 1916
Mrs. Wheaton and children returned to Wheaton last week.

Warren Hook was kicked Tuesday while helping break a horse.

W. J. White spent Thursday with his son L. J. White in Waukegan.

J. S. Denman and Miss Vita Jamieson were Chicago passengers Thursday.

Mrs. C. E. Denman spent the past week in Highland Park and Chicago.

Several from here attended the basket ball game at Antioch Friday night.

There was a meeting of the Ladies Aid at the church Thursday. Dinner was served.

Rev. Geo. Mitchell has returned from Mexico and is spending some time out here improving his farms.

Antioch News20 April 1916
W. B. Stewart and wife spent the past week in Waukegan.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Marselis are riding in their new Reo auto.

Miss Alice Jamieson of Berwyn, Ill., spent the week-end with home folks.

At the Ladies Aid society it was voted to redecorate the church and fix the floors.

There will be Easter exercises at the church Sunday in place of the regular sermon.

Mrs. Jack Cory spent several days last week with her sister, Mrs. John Fulton at Waukegan.

Miss Inez Pollock of Chicago spent the week-end with her aunts, the Misses Maggie and Belle Watson.

At the school election of the Grubb school Saturday evening when 55 votes were cast. Mr. Condgon was elected on the school board.

The Keystone class of the Sunday School entertained the Volunteer and C. T. N. classes at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Denman Friday night.

Antioch News27 April 1916
Miss Baker entertained her sister from Highland Park over Easter.

Miss Vinnie Jamieson of Kenosha spent several days with her father here.

Mrs. Jannette Mathews having spent the winter at Pikeville returned to her home Saturday.

Mrs. J. A. Strang spent the past week with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Strang at Marshfield, Wis.

Mrs. Wm. Mitchell and son of Waukegan spent the past week with her mother, Mrs. Spafford.

Mrs. Menzo Webb is spending several days with her sister, Mrs. Martha Gail of Highland Park, who has pneumonia

James and Donald Fulton, sons of Mr. and Mrs. John Fulton of Waukegan spent Monday and Tuesday with their aunt Mrs. Corey.

Last Thursday afternoon, Mrs. Martha Gail, sister, of Mrs. Helen Webb, died at her home at Highland Park. Funeral Sunday. Mrs. Helen Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Webb and Mr. and Mrs. Archie Webb attended the funeral.

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