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June, 1927

Antioch News2 June 1927
Mrs. Wollcott and friend of Chicago spent Tuesday with the former's brother, A. Torfin, and family.

Mrs. Slocum spent the past week with her daughter, Mrs. Murrie, at Russell.

Mrs. Frazier Hollenbeck and daughter of Edison Park visited from Thursday until Monday at the Carl Chope home.

Miss Rubie Gillings of Chicago spent several days at W. M. Bonner's.

Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Kamper and children of Oak Park spent Sunday at J. S. Denman's.

Miss Marion Neahaus and friend of Chicago spent Sunday and Monday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Neahaus.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bauman and daughters, Alice and Bernice, and Miss Vivian Bonner attended the Baccalaureate service of the graduating class of Waukegan high school Sunday afternoon. Miss Alice Bauman is one of the 192 graduates of the class of 1927.

Miss Sarah Dodge of Oak Park is spending a few weeks at the home of her niece, Mrs. J. S. Denman.

Mrs. Earl Edwards and children of River Forest visited from Friday until Monday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Webb.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dodge of Aurora attednd the Memorial services at the cemetery Monday.

Mrs. Fred Tebbins, recently of Florida, who will be remembered as Madge Strang, is spending sometime with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Strang.

A large number of parents and friends attended the P. T. A. picnic given for the school children on last Wednesday at the school.

The Commencement exercises for the eighth grade class, which were held at the church Friday, were exceptionally fine. After a very original program by the graduates with help from the lower grades and the musical numbers, County Supt. Arthur Simpson made a short address to the graduates and their diplomas were presented by Mr. E. A. Martin, president of the school board. The following composed the class: Jean Bonner, Alice Brya, Kenneth Denman, Ruth Edwards, Richard Martin, Ethel McGuire, Jack Niehaus, Henry Luzar and Vernon Webb. The class presented Miss Sheehan with a beautiful pin. Ice cream and cake were served after the program through the courtesy of the teacher, Miss Sheehan.

A large crowd attended the Memorial day services at the cemetery Monday afternoon. Several ladies from the Waukegan Fortress of the Daughters of the G. A. R. kindly helped with the program, and addresses were made by Rev. Bartter of Millburn and Rev. Sanderson of Gurnee. The following committee was appointed for the coming year: L. J. Slocum, Mrs. LeVoy, and E. A. Martin.

Mrs. Archie Webb entertained the graduating class and Miss Sheehan with a theatre party in Waukegan last Saturday afternoon.

Antioch News23 June 1927
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Webb drove to River Forest on Wednesday, returning Friday. They attended the graduating exercises of the high school. Their grandson, Webb Edwards, was one of the graduates.

Mrs. L. J. Slocum and Mrs. Frank Lucas attended the Rosecrans Ladies Aid meeting at Mrs. Will Lewin's on Wednesday.

Mrs. Anna Lamb, of California, is spending some time at the home of her nephew, Harold Minto.

Mrs. Sarah Dodge, who has spent the past month at the J. S. Denman home, returned to her home in River Forest Saturday.

Mrs. W. A. Bonner, Ralph McGuire, Willa Niel, Doris Jamison and Arthur Slocum leave Thursday for Tower Hill, Michigan, to attend a six day Young People's conference.

Mr. and Mrs. George Beaumont and son, of Kansasville, Wis., Miss Moyle of Garden City, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Garby and daughter of Chicago, spent Sunday at R. J. Bonner's.

The June meeting of the Congregational churches held at the church last Friday was attended by over 200 representatives from the six churches in the county. The banner for largest delegation was awarded to Grayslake with 42 present.

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Denman and family of Gurnee were Sunday callers at C. E. Denman's.

The Daily Vacation Bible School will open at the church on June 27, and continue for three weeks.

Antioch News30 June 1927
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin spent Thursday in Chicago.

Everett and Donald Truax of Waukegan spent several days at the home of their uncle, Frank Lucas.

The dance given by the P. T. A., at Torfin's barn last Tuesday night was attended by a large crowd. $100 was cleared, which will be used to put crushed stone around the school house.

Stewart Gail of Highland Park spent several days at the home of his cousin, Archie Webb.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wyman and family of Chicago spent the week end with the Gunderson family.

Mrs. Dalrymple of Lake Villa spent the past week at the Dr. Jamison home.

Miss Irene Bairstow of Wheaton spent Tuesday and Wednesday at Clarence Bonner's.

About seventy ladies and children attended the Ladies Aid meeting at Mrs. John Crawford's last Thursday. Mrs. Crawford was assisted by Mrs. George White and Mrs. L. J. Slocum.

Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bonner and sons, and Miss Olsen spent Saturday and Sunday at Kansasville, Wis., with Mrs. Bonner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Beaumont.

The annual Sunday School picnic will be held in Harold Minto's woods on Loon Lake on July 4th. Everyone is invited to this picnic, but be sure and bring a basket lunch, table cloth, glass, fork and spoon; also some change to cover cost of ice cream and lemonade.

The favorable weather of the past week has enabled the road men to make good progress. At present writing, cement is laid from Millburn school to Dodge's corner.

The Daily Vacation Bible School opened Monday with a good attendance.

The York House church and community held a picnic in Carl Anderson's woods last Thursday.

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