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October, 1929

Antioch News3 October 1929
The following pupils of Millburn school had a grade of over 20 in spelling for September; Warren Hook, Margaret Denman, Earl Bauman, Leonard Larsen, Roy Bonner, Howard Bonner, John Edwards, Harold Dehne, Stanley Luzer, Helen Bauman, Ruth Johannesen, Edwin Johannesen, Lyman Bonner, Ralph Clark, Phyllis Forfin, and Verne Denman.

Mrs. E. A. Martin spent Friday with her sister, Mrs. Fred Achen, Kenosha.

John Cody, Lone Rock, Wis., spent Thursday and Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McCarthy.

Rev. and Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff, D. H. Minto, Miss Vivien Bonner, Mrs. J. S. Denman, Mrs. Emmet King, Mrs. W. A. Bonner, Mrs. Gordon Bonner, Ralph and Ethel McGuire, and Bernice Bauman attended the County Sunday School convention at Libertyville Thursday.

The Ladies' Aid society will meet to sew at the home of Mrs. H. E. Jamison on Thursday afternoon. Luncheon will be served and Mrs. Jamison will be assisted by Mrs. J. H. Bonner and Mrs. Robert Bonner.

Miss Alice Bauman accompanied her aunt, Mrs. Nielsen, and son on an auto trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, Saturday morning, returning Sunday evening.

The Christian Endeavor Business meeting for October will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bonner on Friday evening.

The P. T. A. met at the school on Tuesday. Prin. Bright of the Antioch High school was the speaker.

Antioch News10 October 1929
Mrs. Mann, Hebron, Ill, and daughter, Mrs. Austin Savage, Hickory, spent Thursday at the George Edwards home and attended the Ladies' Aid meeting at Mrs. H. E. Jamison's in the afternoon.

Mrs. Dan Webb had the misfortune to fall down the stairs in her home last Wednesday; she suffered many bruises besides spraining one foot.

John Chope, who has not been out since the accident which occurred while he was cutting corn September 13, is seriously ill with pneumonia.

Mr. and Mrs. George Beaumont and son, Kansasville, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Byod Adams, Racine, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner.

Mrs. R. G. Murrie, Russell, spent Friday with her mother, Mrs. Jane Slocum, who is slowing improving.

Mr. and Mrs. John Kaluf, Druce lake, spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Frank Edwards.

Mrs. Sheldon A. Harris, Oak Park, and Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Thom, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris, Chicago, called on old friends at Millburn Thursday.

Rev. E. W. MacNair, former pastor here, will be ordained in Millburn church on Wednesday afternoon this week. He is now pastor of the First Congregational Church, Niagara Falls, New York.

W. M. and J. G. Bonner drove to Lake Mills, Wis., Thursday.

Miss Viola Alshaus is spending a few weeks at her home near North Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Denman and children and D. M. White were entertained at E. E. Denman's Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bonner and daughter spent Saturday with friends at Park Ridge.

Antioch News24 October 1929
Joyce Kessler, Glencoe, is again living with her sister, Mrs. Granthan; she has entered the third grade.

The annual church bazaar will be held November 1, with a roast chicken supper from 5 o'clock until all are served. There will be rugs, comforters, one quilt, pillow cases, aprons, also bakery goods, vegetables, candy, and a grab bag. A short program will be rendered at 5 o'clock. Donations to the various booths will be acceptable.

Millburn school will have a motion picture show and entertainment at the church Thursday night. Reading circle books will be purchased with the proceeds.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son, Richard, spent Saturday in Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl White and daughters, Evanston, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. George White.

Robert Bonner, Jr., had his tonsils removed Friday by Dr. Ashley.

Miss Belle Stephens, Plainfield, Ill., spent last week with Mrs. G. B. Stephens.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stiles and children, Evanston, were Sunday callers at the J. H. Bonner home.

Mrs. Beck, Evanston, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff.

Mrs. E. A. Martin entertained the Five Hundred club Wednesday afternoon.

Miss Doris Jamison, Milwaukee Downer college, spent the week- end at home.

The Lake Villa Woman's club met on Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. A. Martin.

Alfred Spafford, Former Millburn Resident, Is Dead
Following a lingering illness, Alfred A. Spafford, of Chicago, a former Millburn school teacher and farmer, died in a hospital at Spring Valley, Illinois, Tuesday.
The deceased, was born in Millburn October 16, 1870, where he lived until 11 years ago, at which time he moved to Chicago. Up until about a month ago, he was engaged in the brokerage business.
He is survived by 3 sisters, Mrs. Roy Hughes, Peru, Ill.; Mrs. William Mitchell, Waukegan; and Mrs. W. G. Merceles, North Bend, Nebraska; and 2 brothers, Sumner, Denver, Colorado; and Arthur, Jacksonville, Florida. Another brother, Ralph, was killed a few years ago in an automobile accident in Antioch.
The funeral services will be held Friday at 2 o'clock from the Millburn Congregational church.
Antioch News31 October 1929
The annual church bazaar will be held Friday evening, Nov. 1. There will be fancy work, bakery goods, vegetables, candy, and a grab bag. A roast chicken supper will be served from 5 o'clock until all are served and a short program will be given at 8:00 o'clock.

Mrs. Roy Hughes, Peru, Il., spent several days with the Hughes and Kennedy families, after the funeral of her brother, Alfred Spafford, Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son, Richard, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Achen, Kenosha.

Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Jamison and Mr. and Mrs. George White and sons drove to Milwaukee on Sunday; they spent the day with Miss Doris Jamison.

Mrs. Mary White, Waukegan, was a visitor here Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Denman and children and D. M. White spent Sunday with the latter's son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Earl White, Evanston.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Holloway and children, Bristol, spent Sunday with the D. H. Minto family.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Peterson, who have spent the summer in Millburn, have moved back to Lake Villa for the winter.

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