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November, 1922

Antioch News2 November 1922
John A. Strang Is Held Insane; Sent to Elgin
John A. Strang, Wadsworth, retired stock trader and reputed millionaire cattle king, whose property was recently involved in bankruptcy proceedings in the Chicago Federal court, was adjudged insane Wednesday in the court of County Judge Perry L. Pearsons and was committed to the asylum at Elgin.
Strang was brought into the county court upon the petition of a brother, Eugene Strang, Grand avenue. He was said to have suffered from defective memory and other mental faults which showed in bad financial transactions. The first abnormality was noticed in 1920.
Judge Persons sought to find if relatives were able to care for the man but their inability and the finding of the physicians resulted in his being sent to the asylum.

James McFadden was rendered unconscious for some time Saturday evening when as he was walking along the new cement road. He was struck by Mortimer Cannon, who was in his car, and, blinded by the lights of an approaching car, did not see Mr. McFadden. He is improving and will be out very soon.

Antioch News9 November 1922
I. M. Douglas was born in Franklin county, New York, Feb. 19, 1839, and passed away at his home in Lake Villa, Ill., Oct. 31, 1922, at the age of 83 years, 8 months and 12 days.
In 1844 he came with his parents to Illinois, settling in Avon, Lake county, where he has since made his home.
In 1865 he was married to Cornelia E. Smith, who survives him.
He leaves two sons, Delbert O. of Waukegan and Albert M. of Lake Villa, and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also one brother, Chester W. Douglas of Longmont, Colo. He enlisted for service in the Civil War in the famous 96th Illinois infantry in 1861, and served through the war. He served under the famous General "Pap" Thomas in the battles of Lookout and Kenesaw mountains, and also throughout the Atlanta campaign. Of a very cheerful disposition, he made many friends.
The funeral was held at the M. E. Church at Lake Villa, of which he was a member, Rev. Kean of that church conducting the services, assisted by the G. A. R. post of Waukegan, of which he was also a member. Interment took place at Sand Lake cemetery, near his old home.
Antioch News30 November 1922
William Cornelius Cremin was born in Rutland, Vermont, on October 6, 1852. He came to Illinois with his mother and sister when he was three years old, living in Lake county the remainder of his life, except two years which he spent in Ida Grove, Ia.
On March 7, 1878, he was united in marriage to Bertha Evelyn Edwards. To this union three children were born, Lora E. Hartray, Dorr M. and Frank W. Cremin. In 1897 his wife died and in 1902 his eldest son, Dorr M. passed away.
In 1903 he was united in marriage to Mary E. Bain, who, with his daughter and son, Frank, two half sisters, Mrs. W. J. Van Duzer of Antioch, and Mrs. A. Cunningham of Glen Ellyn, Calif., and six grandchildren, survive him and mourn his loss.
After a short but serious illness, Mr. Cremin was called home from the McAllister hospital, Waukegan, on Nov. 7, 1922. He lived the allotted time of 70 years, 1 month and 1 day, a life of usefulness, kindness and Christian devotion to his family, to his neighbors and to his God.
He belonged to the Centennial church, Lake Villa, and also had joined the Modern Woodmen of Lake Villa.
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