Newspaper Clippings for
4 November 1923
Aged Gurnee Resident Passed Away Last Week
George Patterson, aged 84 years, of Gurnee, died at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Margaret Thorne of Gurnee last Thursday night.
Mr. Patterson was born in Baffshire, Scotland and came to the
United States when he was 28 years old. He has lived in Lake
county most of the time in this country and has taken several
trips back to his old home in Scotland. He was the oldest of a
family of five children and is the last one to die. He is
survived by his daughter, Mrs. Thorne and one grand daughter.
The Funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Thorne on
Saturday afternoon. Burial took place in the Millburn cemetery.
8 November 1923
TRAVELS TO FLORIDA IN UNIQUE AUTO
Have All Comforts of Home in Traveling in Ford Auto
WRITES OF HIS TRIP
H. D. Hughes, formerly of Antioch and now residing in Gurnee, is
the owner of probably one of the most unique automobiles in
existence. Mr. and Mrs. Hughes spend much of their time in
traveling via automobile, and Mr. Hughes has built a machine to
meet all their travel requirements.
The machine is practically a bungalow on wheels. The body is made
over from a Red Cross ambulance. The rear quarter of the
ambulance body cut off and mounted on a 1921 Ford chassis. Within
the car is room for a bed, a folding table, kerosene stove, two
large storerooms, capable of holding a week's supply of food, and
many other conveniences only to be had in this machine. Lace
curtains adorn the windows, and they are screened in, but there
is weather-proof curtains also in case of severe weather.
Another sale that is attracting much interest will be held on
the Alfred Mead farm, two and one-half miles southwest of
Wadsworth and three miles southeast of Millburn, on Wednesday,
Nov. 21. At this sale will be offered 80 head of livestock, a
complete farming outfit and the household furniture of the
tenant. This sale will start at 9:30 o'clock and all the smaller
items will be sold before noon. Luncheon will be served. L. J.
Slocum will be the auctioneer. Joe Paulikas is the proprietor.
15 November 1923
CHARLES AMES PASSES AWAY
Charles Ames, an old resident of Lake County passes away Monday
night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank McCarthy at
Millburn. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the
Warren cemetery chapel. Interment at Warren.