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July, 1927

Antioch News7 July 1927
Miss Una Minto, who has been gone nearly seven years as a missionary in Africa, arrived at the home of her brother, Harold Minto last Friday for the summer. She will speak at the church next Sunday evening and all are invited.

Mrs. Belle Menn and son, Robert, of Kenosha, visited from Friday until Sunday at the E. A. Martin home.

The five delegates to the Young People's conference at Tower Hill, Michigan, Thursday night. Reports were given at Sunday School and at Christian Endeavor in the evening.

The Christian Endeavor society held an open air meeting in Carl Anderson's field on Sunday evening. The meeting was in charge of Doris Jamison, and reports were given from Tower Hill.

Clarence Mayer of Chicago is spending the summer at the home of his cousin, Mrs. Carl Anderson and helping on the farm.

The Odon brothers and their families from Dixon spent the Fourth with their sister, Mrs. Frank Lucas.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl White and children of Evanston called at the Geo. White and J. S. Denman homes on Sunday.

John LeVoy of Chicago spent Sunday and Monday at Scott LeVoy's.

The Sunday School picnic which was held in Minto's woods at Loon Lake on July 4th, was well attended, and all had a good time. Much credit is due Mr. Minto for clearing the grounds for the picnic, and also to Mr. and Mrs. Piersdorff for their efforts spent in arranging the games and races for the children.

Mrs. Anna Lamb returned to the Minto home Friday, after spending the week with the Lamb families at Lamb corners and Waukegan.

Mr. and Mrs. Bartter took some of their friends to Evanston Wednesday and Thursday nights to some lectures and entertainments.

Mrs. Earl Edwards and children of River Forest spent the week end at D. B. Webb's.

The Ladies Aid will hold a bakery sale and weiner and marshmallow roast at the D. H. Minto home Friday evening, July 15. Miss Una Minto has several trunks full of African curios, which will be on display that evening, and her many friends from Lake Villa, Antioch, Grayslake, Hickory, Rosecrans, Gurnee and Waukegan; also Millburn are invited to come and hear her talk about them.

Antioch News14 July 1927
Mrs. Lowe spent Tuesday with her cousin, Mrs. Lizzie Stewart, at Gurnee.

Mr. and Mrs. Barter entertained at supper Tuesday night the delegates who have been at Tower Hill conferences for the last three years.

Arthur Clark had the misfortune to have his hen house entered by chicken thieves Wednesday night, and over 100 Rhode Island Red hens were taken. No trace of the marauders has been found.

Mrs. Beluah Odom and daughters of Polo, Ill., are visiting at the Frank Lucas home.

Lillian and Rowena West of Evanston are spending two weeks with their aunt, Mrs. O'Connor.

Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Runge and daughters of Waukegan spent Sunday at Warren Hook's.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bradley and children of Somers, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hollaway of Paris Corners spent Sunday at H. Minto's.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Garby and daughter of Chicago spent Sunday at Robert Bonner's.

The Christian Endeavor business meeting was held at the parsonage Friday evening.

Margaret and Robert Denman spent several days at the home of their uncle, W. S. Denman, in Waukegan.

There will be a social at Minto's Friday night, July 15. There will be a bakery sale, also a marshmallow and wiener roast, and a fine exhibition of African curios, which Miss Minto who has recently returned from missionary service in Africa will explain.

Mildred and Helen Bauman are visiting their grandmother near Waukegan.

Several from here attended the Hagenbeck-Wallace circus in Waukegan Monday.

Miss Grace Slocum is enjoying a two week's vacation from her duties in Lake Forest.

Work is progressing nicely on the new road. It is now laid from Millburn school to Wedge's corner, and the grading is nearly completed from Hickory to Millburn.

The first mile of concrete on the Millburn road was poured last week and the work will be completed in August according to announcements of Highway Supt. Lobdell. He also stated that the Wadsworth road, completed a week ago, will be opened to traffic about July 19th.

Antioch News21 July 1927
Mrs. Wollacott and friend of Chicago spent Wednesday at the home of her brother, A. G. Torfin.

Mrs. Alling has returned to her home in Millburn after a week's visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards.

Mr. and Mrs. John Buss, and Mrs. Axtell of Rochester, Wis., spent last Friday afternoon at H. Minto's and remained for the social in the evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Kaluf of Druce's Lake spent Sunday at F. G. Edwards.

Mrs. Dalrymple of Lake Villa spent a few days at the Dr. Jamison home.

Mrs. Niehaus has returned to her home after several weeks visit with relatives in Michigan.

Mrs. Stowe and daughter, Bernice, and Mrs. Cawthorne of Park Ridge spent Thursday at Clarence Bonner's.

Miss Lucille Wollacott is spending a few weeks at the Torfin home.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dodge of Aurora, who are enjoying two weeks vacation, spent several days with Miss Doris Jamison.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner and sons, and Miss Olson spent Sunday at Kansasville, Wis., with Mrs. Bonner's parents.

The Ladies Aid social and bakery sale at D. H. Minto's last Friday was very successful, both socially and financially. Miss Minto's friends from Millburn and the neighboring towns accepted the invitation to see her exhibition of African curios, and all declared it was a wonderful collection and her talk was most interesting to all.

The Christian Endeavor society are entertaining the Gurnee young people at a wiener roast in Carl Anderson's meadow Tuesday evening, July 19.

The Daily Vacation Bible school closed last Friday, after a successful three weeks course with 34 enrolled. A picnic was held in Denman's woods Friday afternoon for the children who had attended.

Mrs. Palmer of Rochester, Minn., is spending the summer at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Rosenthal.

Mr. and Mrs. James Kerr of Lake Villa, and Mrs. Carrie Kerr of Council Bluffs, Iowa, attended church at Millburn Sunday.

Mrs. E. A. Martin and Richard spent Thursday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Fred Achen, near Kenosha.

Antioch News28 July 1927
Miss Grace Holdridge of Waukegan is visiting at the home of her uncle, Lewis Bauman.

Misses Ethel McGuire and Grace Denman spent several days with their uncle, W. S. Denman in Waukegan.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son and Miss Doris Jamieson have been enjoying a weeks cruise on the Great Lakes, visiting Niagara Falls and other points of interest. They returned home Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hook of Waukegan spent Sunday at Warren Hook's.

Mr. and Mrs. Gunderson and family spent Sunday in Chicago.

Word has been received from the O. A. Nelson auto party that they have reached California, and after touring the state will start home on the southern route.

The Millburn and Gurnee young people had an enjoyable time at the wiener roast held at Carl Anderson's last Tuesday night.

A social will be held on Dr. Jamison's lawn Tuesday evening, July 26. Proceeds to go for Tower Hill fund for 1928.

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