Newspaper Clippings for
4 April 1929
Former Millburn Boy
To Be Honored Here By Future Farmers
The sixth annual Father and Son banquet, sponsored this year by
the newly organized Future Farmers of America, will indeed be a
true father and son affair for one of the sons will come home this
year to be honored for the splendid services he has rendered to
agriculture throughout the United States. E. A. White, Chicago,
who has for many years been chairman of the Committee on
Electricity and Its Relation to Agriculture, will come home to
received honorary recognition from the Agricultural Department of
the Antioch High school. He will also be the principal speaker of
Mr. White is the son of David M. White of Millburn, who was
honored last year for his services to this community. That his
son should be selected as the one to be honored this year seems
most fitting for the occasion.
The banquet is for the boys, who are members of the Antioch
Chapter of The Future Farmers of America and their dads.
The banquet will be held Friday, April 12, in the high school
cafeteria and will be served by the Home Economics class.
C. L. Kutil, agriculture instructor, will act as toastmaster.
David Van Patten, supervisor in Newport township, decisively
defeated Edward A. Martin, who tried a comeback but failed 234
to127. Van Patten won over Martin by 53 votes two years ago when
he first gained the office.
MISSIONARY HONORED AT DINNER SUNDAY
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Kennedy entertained at dinner Sunday in honor
of Miss Pearl Hughes, just returned from a five year term of
Missionary service in Calcutta, India.
The guests were Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Hughes and family, Antioch; Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Hughes and family, Lake Villa; Mr. and Mrs. R. G.
Kennedy and daughter, Chicago; and Miss Bess Seward, West Chicago.
Mrs. Dalrymple, Lake Villa, spent several days with Mrs. H. E.
Miss Alice Bauman returned Monday to her school duties in
Miss Pearl Hughes, who has spent the last five years in China,
as a missionary under the Methodist Board of Missions is now home
on her furlough and is visiting her sister, Mrs. Frank Kennedy and
brothers, Guy and Carl Hughes.
Miss Doris Jamison returned Monday to Milwaukee Downer college
after 10 days of vacation at home.
Edward Anderson, Waukegan, spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs.
18 April 1929
Dies This Morning
After being in poor health for some time, Mrs. Ruth Van Patten
died this morning at 11 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jake
Van Patten, Park avenue.
Mrs. Van Patten has been making her home at the Catholic rectory
in Fox Lake. She is a member of the Antioch Woman's club and the
Royal Neighbors of American.
University of Illinois
Recognizes Antioch Farmer With Medal
George White possesses a Holstein cow that through the efforts of
good management produced more than 500 pounds of butterfat or 625
pounds of butter in the past year.
Mr. White was awarded a gold medal by H. G. Gilkerson, county farm
advisor, who represented the University of Illinois. The
presentation was made at the Sixth Annual Father and Son banquet
held under the auspices of the Future Farmers of America in the
Antioch High school Friday night.
The White herd of Holstein cattle is the best herd in Lake county
from the standpoint of production, averaging more than 10,000
pounds of milk per cow.
Mr. White is a member of the Lake County Herd Improvement
D. M. White returned home Saturday after spending six months
with his daughter, Mrs. Carl Newman, Boulder, Colorado.
Mrs. Robert Bonner and sons visited Mrs. Bonner's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. George Beaumont, Kansasville, Wisconsin, from Thursday
The Misses Catherine and Ruth Minto, Beloit college, are
spending 10 days' vacation at home.
Frank Edwards took a business trip to Bedford, Pennsylvania,
Tuesday, returning Saturday.
Miss Doris Jamison, Milwaukee Downer college, spent the end of
the week at home.
Mrs. Mary White, Waukegan, called on old friends Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Denman and daughters spent Sunday with the
Benwell family in McHenry.
Mr. and Mrs. George White and W. M. Bonner attended the
national sale of Holsteins in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Wednesday.
Miss Alice Bauman returned to DeKalb Sunday after several days
of vacation at home.
L. S. Bonner was elected a member of the board of education of
Warren Township High school at Gurnee in the election Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Slocum and sons spent Sunday with relatives
The Adult Bible class was entertained at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Irish Wednesday evening.
At the school election Saturday evening E. A. Martin was
elected president for one year, L. J. Slocum and J. S. Denman,
directors for three years.
Mrs. Simeon Ames spent Wednesday with her aunt, Mrs. James H.
E. A. White, Evanston, visited his brother, George White,