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April, 1930

Antioch News3 April 1930
One of the highlights of the seventh annual Father and Son banquet held under the auspices of the department of vocational agriculture at the Antioch Township High school last Friday night was the presentation of a certificate of honorary recognition to D. H. Minto as a reward for his splendid services in the field of agriculture.
Mr. Minto, who was prominent among the organizers of the association, served as its president for a number of years. He also assisted in the formation of the Lake County Farm Supply company, of which he is now secretary.
Outlining the philosophy of life, Edward M. Tuttle, editor-in- chief of the Book of Rural Life, Chicago, was the speaker of the evening. His remarks were well received by both the dads and sons.
C. L. Kutil acted as toastmaster. There were about a hundred present.

Mr. and Mrs. Schwicht spent last week in Chicago; they were called there by the death of their daughter.

Miss Doris Jamison is home from Milwaukee Downer college for ten day's vacation.

Miss Ruth Minto, Beloit college, is spending her vacation with her parents.

The Christian Endeavor business meeting for April will be held Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff.

Funeral services for Miss Florence Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Anderson, were held at the Presbyterian church, Waukegan, last Wednesday. On account of the blocked roads, the burial services at Millburn cemetery were not held until Friday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner attended the funeral of Mrs. Annetta Smith at Rochester, Wis., Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Peters and daughter, from Evanston, have moved to their new home, recently purchased from Henry Dehne.

Antioch News17 April 1930
Mrs. Lucy Haycock Webb
Dies at Home of Son Monday
Following an illness of a short duration, Mrs. Lucy Haycock Webb, 92, died at the home of her son, Antioch, Monday.
The deceased, who was one of the oldest residents of Antioch Township, was born in Bambery, England. At the age of six she came to America with her parents. In 1855 she was united in marriage to Edwin Webb and to their union two children were born, Elizabeth, who preceded her in death, and Charles, Antioch.
The funeral was held from the home yesterday, with Rev. Phillip Bohi officiating.

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hook have returned from Florida, where they spent the winter.

At the school election on Saturday evening, E. A. Martin was elected president for one year and J. G. Bonner and Mrs. A. G. Torfin, directors _____ three years.

Mrs. D. B. Webb is ill with the flu.

Clarence Bonner and W. M. Bonner, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bonner, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner attended the funeral of their cousin, Robert Koenes, in Kenosha Monday afternoon.

Mrs. W. A. Bonner, Mrs. J. S. Denman, and Mrs. W. M Bonner attended a Royal Neighbor meeting at Gurnee Tuesday.

At the annual meeting of the P. T. A. held last Tuesday night, the following officers were elected: President, Mrs. J. S. Denman; vice-president, Mrs. W. M. Bonner; secretary, Mrs. F. G. Edwards; and treasurer, Mrs. Carl Anderson.

Funeral services for Eugene Clark will be held at Grayslake Sunday afternoon, April 20, at two o'clock, with burial in Oakland cemetery. Mr. Clark died December 20, in Dunedin, Florida, where they had gone for the winter. Mrs. Clark and Misses Emma and Eleanor McDougall expect to reach Grayslake Saturday.

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

Mrs. C. E. Bonner entertained several friends from Park Ridge Monday.

Mrs. Eva Ahling, Wawatosa, Wis., is spending several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Garby and daughter, Chicago, spent Sunday at R. J. Bonner's.

Antioch News24 April 1930
The Ladies' Aid society will meet at the church on Thursday afternoon, May 1. Supper will be served by Mmes. Gordon Bonner, Carl Hughes, and Carl Anderson.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Achen spent Monday at the E. A. Martin home.

The Easter services were well attended in spite of the rainy weather. A cantata was given in the evening under the direction of Mrs. H. E. Jamieson.

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

Mrs. A. G. Torfin was called to Sheldon, North Dakota, Saturday by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. Clayton.

Miss Alice Bock spent the week end with friends at Downer's Grove.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Kaluf, Grange hall, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Edwards.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moyle, Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Mary Rountree, Rochester, Wis., and Mrs. George Beaumont spent Friday with Mrs. Robert Bonner.

J. S. Denman spent Monday in Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son spent Friday in Chicago.

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