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April, 1928

Antioch News19 April 1928
Miss Mary Eichinger spent Friday and Saturday with Mrs. Gerrity at Mukwonago, Wis.

John and Chase McGuire of Waukegan called on Wm. McGuire Sunday. Mr. McGuire's condition remains about the same.

Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Minto and family spent Sunday with Mrs. Minto's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Holloway near Paris Corners.

Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Strang and sons spent Sunday at L. S. Bonner home.

Miss Grace Holdridge of Waukegan was a week end guest of the Bauman family.

Misses Katherine and Ruth Minto returned to their school duties at Beloit college.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner and sons spent Sunday with the George Beaumont family near Kansasville.

Miss Mary McCann, teacher at Stearn's school and Robert McCann, rural mail carrier, have both been sick with the flu the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and Richard spent Monday in Chicago.

At our school election Saturday evening E. A. Martin was elected president of the board. Lewis Bauman and Leslie Bonner were elected directors for three years and L. J. Slocum was elected for one year to fill vacancy.

Mr. MacNair was unable to come out for the church service and sent Mr. Platt from the seminary to fill his place. Mr. Platt was entertained at J. G. Bonner's home.

Miss Una Minto left Monday for northern Michigan, where she will spend three weeks speaking in the interests of missions in Africa.

Ms. L. J. Slocum is slowly improving after several weeks illness with a severe cold.

Mrs. E. A. Martin and Richard, with other Antioch high school students, drove to Elgin Thursday.

Antioch News29 April 1928
Thomas McCann, Aged Lake County Resident Is Taken By Death
Another pioneer resident of Lake county has passed on. Thomas McCann, aged 80, who had resided in Lake county all his life on the farm on which he was born near Millburn died Saturday afternoon after a prolonged illness following a paralytic stroke. He was the son of pioneer settlers in Lake county and one of the oldest native citizens in this community. He was born March 17, 1848. Through his long residence in the county he had formed a wide circle of friends who are sorrowed by his departure. He is survived by his widow, one son, Robert, two daughters, Mary McCann who resides at home and Mrs. John Smith of Chicago.
The funeral services were held at St. Peter's Catholic church Tuesday morning with Father Lynch as officiating minister and burial was made in the Antioch cemetery.

Miss Marion Neahous of Chicago spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Neahous.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe McCrone of Waukegan spent Sunday at J. Chope's.

Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Murrie and Robert and Doris Murrie of Russell called on Bonner Bros. Friday.

Edwin Johannsen, who has been seriously sick with the flu which has affected his heart, is now slightly improved.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner and children visited the Corris and Pedley families at Long Lake Sunday.

Mr. Thomas McCann, pioneer resident of Lake County, passed away at his home Saturday afternoon at four o'clock. For several years he has been a sufferer from a paralytic stroke, and ten days ago he developed the flu, which hastened his death. Mr. McCann was born March 17, 1848 on the farm where he lived his entire life, and passed away April 21, 1928, at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his widow and one son Robert, two daughters, Miss Mary McCann and Mrs. John Smith of Chicago, and a host of relatives and friends who sympathize with the family in their loss. The funeral was held at the Catholic church at Antioch on Tuesday at ten o'clock. Burial was in Antioch cemetery.

Carl Bruckner, who has been sick for ten days is now improving.

Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Bonner and Miss Vivian Bonner spent Thursday in Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. Kaluf of Druces Lake spent Sunday at the home of Frank Edwards.

The Ladies Aid will serve supper at the church at five o'clock on Thursday, May 3. The committee in charge of the supper are: Mrs. Gordon Bonner, Mrs. Neahous, Mrs. Carl Hughes and Mrs. Carl Anderson.

Mrs. Charles Truax returned last Sunday from the Mayo Bros'. Clinic at Rochester, Minn., and is much improved after her operation and treatments.

William McGuire, who has been ill the past three weeks, is now slowly improving.

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