Newspaper Clippings for
4 September 1919
Archie Webb is visiting at Sioux Falls, S. D., this week.
The Grubb school will open Monday, Sept. 8, with Miss
Jessie Ann Strang returned home from St. John, Ind., where she
has spent the past month.
Miss Vivian Bonner, who has been housekeeper for A. H. Stewart
eleven years, has resigned and will take up other work.
Glenn Taylor of Lilly Lake, spent several days with his
grandfather, A. H. Stewart, returning home by auto Labor day.
Mr. and Mrs. David Kerr, of Council Bluff, Ia, and Mr. and
Mrs. James Kerr of Lake Villa, took dinner Thursday with Mr. and
Mrs. D. M. White.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Denman and son Kenneth spent Saturday and
Sunday in Chicago, and Misses Bertha White and Tjardes, nurses of
Oak Park hospital, accompanied them home for a two weeks
11 September 1919
Irma Irving and Albert Schmidt Married at Millburn
Miss Irma Irving, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Irving of
Millburn, and Albert J. Schmidt of Buffalo, N. Y., were married
Tuesday noon at the bride's home by the Rev. Safford of Millburn.
They left for Buffalo the same evening.
About twenty-five intimate friends and relatives were in
attendance. After the ceremony the guests were entertained at a
wedding dinner at the bride's home. Miss Dora Hook of Waukegan
was the bridesmaid and Warren Irving, a brother of the bride,
Mrs. Schmidt is the last of her father's eight children to be
married. She was at one time a member of the Antioch high school
and her many friends here unite in wishing her many years of
happiness and prosperity.
Mr. Schmidt recently received his discharge from the navy at
Great Lakes where he served as a Chief Petty officer. He is
employed at Buffalo where the couple will make their future home.
Many from here attended the Libertyville fair the past week.
Miss Ida Runyard spent the weekend with her parents of Antioch
Miss Inez Pollock of Chicago is spending a few days with her
aunts this week.
The Freeman family have moved to Sand Lake. Mr. Freeman is
employed on the Lehman farm.
The community social will be held on Friday evening, Sept. 12,
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Cannon.
Thos. Anderson of Iola, Kansas, is spending several days with
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stewart. Mr. Anderson's father fell some time
ago and broke his hip at his home in Lake Forest.
A fire Friday noon at the Janz home across from the Phillip
Deitmeyer farm burned all the out building, barn and granary and
the contents of both. The house was saved. It was caused from the
cleaning of an auto.
18 September 1919
Public Letting of Road Work
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by
the undersigned officials of the town of Antioch, at the town
hall in the village of Antioch, at 3:00 o'clock p.m., Tuesday,
Sept. 23, 1919, for the graveling of the following road:
"The Pikeville-Millburn Road, from the south line of Section 24,
Antioch, northerly to Hickory Corners, Section 13."
Said improvement shall consist of furnishing, delivering and
spreading pit run gravel, using three (3) cubic yards per lineal
rod of road.
Each bidder will state in his proposal the name and location of
pit from which he proposes to furnish gravel.
Right is reserved to increase or diminish amount of work to be
done to the extent of 20 per cent.
Each bidder shall tender with his bid for said road a certified
check of Fifty Dollars ($50.00), made payable to the Town
Treasurer of the Town of Antioch.
As a guarantee that if awarded contract he will promptly enter
into contract and file a good and sufficient bond.
Work shall be completed by Dec 15, 1919. This work shall be done
to the satisfaction of the County Superintendent of Highways and
the Commissioner of Highways of the Town of Antioch.
Work shall be paid out of the money in the treasury, and the
remainder out of the taxes collected next March.
Dated at Antioch, Ill., this 27th day of Aug. 1919.
Frank Dunn, Commissioner of Highways.
C. F. Richards, Town Clerk.
Mrs. Libbie Paddgett of Montana, is visiting home folks.
W. J. White and wife of Waukegan, called on friends here
A. H. Stewart having spent a few days at Lilly Lake returned
Mrs. Dalrymple of Lake Villa, is visiting with Dr. Jamison and
Mrs. Vida White.
Miss Bertha White and friend returned to their duties as
nurses in Chicago Sunday.
The Ladies Aid society will hold a meeting and serve supper at
the church Thursday, Sept. 18.
Mr. and Mrs. LeVoy attended a reunion of the LeVoy and
Wineckie families at Lake Zurich Sunday.
A petition has been signed and sent to the County
Superintendent for the consolidation of the Dodge and Hockaday
25 September 1919
Miss Mary Kerr was called to Millburn last week by the serious
illness of her brother-in-law, F. Spring.