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January, 1922

Antioch News19 January 1922
George White is Re-Elected Head of Farm Institute
The annual election of officers of the Lake County Farm Institute was held Friday afternoon at Gurnee at the close of a four days' session. Geo. White, of Antioch, being re-elected president; Harold Minto, of Antioch, succeeding himself as secretary, and Elliott P. Bacon, of Waukegan, as treasurer, his being a new appointment. John E. Barrett, of Prairie View, was elected township vice president.
The officers elected for the department of Household Science were: President, Mrs. Vida Henry; secretary, Mrs. Lena Winters. Delegates to the State Institutes: J. S. Denman and Mrs. Vida Henry.
In the afternoon there was an attendance of about 300, and the afternoon was spent in a business session, including reports of the officers, election and address on "Soil Building," by Brother Leo, and also an address by Mrs. Fulton on "The Farm Woman's Part in Americanization," including questions and informal discussions.
The institute opened Tuesday at Rosecrans, where morning and afternoon and evening sessions were held, and was continued at Round Lake Wednesday with morning and afternoon sessions, with three sessions Thursday at Gurnee.
The institute was one of the most successful ever held and the attendance unusually large. The speakers, experts upon the various topics of interest to agriculturalists and farm wives, gave very helpful information.

Marriage license was issued this week at Waukegan to Wm. D. Bonner, and Minnetta D. McGuire both of Lake Villa.

Henry Thayer of Sand Lake celebrated his 65th birthday on Jan. 12, by entertaining a number of his neighbors who had called on him.

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