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July, 1930

Antioch News10 July 1930
Webb Edwards, River Forest, is spending several days at the D. B. Webb home.

Mrs. Hazel MacBratney of Chicago spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bock.

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

Mrs. Stevenson of Ringwood, Ill., was entertained at the L. J. Slocum home the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marshall of Chicago, spent several days with the latter's aunt, Mrs. J. H. Bonner.

Reva Kamper, River Forest, spent the weekend with her cousins at the J. S. Denman home.

David Dodge of Oak Park is visiting at the Bock and Denman homes.

Bonner Bros., and their families spent Friday at the R. G. Murrie home at Russell.

The Ladies' Aid society will hold their summer bazaar at the church on July 18. A cafeteria supper will be served from five o'clock until all are served. There will also be a sale of fancy work, bakery goods, candy, and ice cream. A program will be given in the evening. Any donations to the various tables will be gratefully received.

Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hook and children of Waukegan spent July 4th with Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hook.

The Denman families of Gurnee, Waukegan and Millburn had a picnic at J. S. Denman's on July 4th.

The next business meeting of the Millburn C. E. Society will be held Friday evening, July 11, at Robert Hughes' home.

Antioch News17 July 1930
There will be a special service at the church Sunday evening, July 20, at 7:30 with music furnished by the "Little Fort" male quartette from Waukegan, with Harold Simmonds, first tenor; Stanley Jack, second tenor; Ralph Hendren, baritone; and Frank Hesse, bass. Come and bring your friends.

The Ladies' Aid society will hold their summer bazaar at the church Friday, July 18. Cafeteria supper starts at five o'clock continuing until all are served. There will be fancy work, bakery goods and home-made candy and ice cream for sale, followed by a short program at 8 o'clock.

The Christian Endeavor society are starting work on their home talent play, "His Uncle's Niece." Watch for further announcements.

Grace Denman and Alice Bock entertained several of their friends at a beach party at Gage's lake Thursday in honor of their cousin, Reva Kamper of River Forest.

The New-Bean-Mill-Hicks and the Oakland Progressive 4-H clubs held a joint meeting and picnic at the home of Mrs. Emmett King on Saturday afternoon and about thirty enjoyed Mrs. King's hospitality. She was assisted by Mrs. W. A. Bonner and Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff.

Ruth Pierstorff is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Beck, in Evanston.

Miss Eva Webb is spending a few days with her cousin, Miss Genevieve Webb, Waukegan.

Mrs. Low returned home Tuesday after spending six weeks with her nieces in Toronto, Canada, and Chicago. Mrs. Mayer and son of Chicago accompanied her home and spent the day at the Carl Anderson home.

The sewing work in the Oakland Progressive 4-H club, and in the New-Mill-Bean-Hicks 4-H club is progressing nicely. The girls show much interest, and it is hoped that they may be rewarded at the County fair. Miss Margaret Pierstoff has been elected reporter of the Oakland Progressive 4-H club.

Antioch News24 July 1930
The Adult Bible class will give an ice cream sociable at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff Friday evening.

The Ladies' Aid bazaar last Friday evening was very successful and about $125 was cleared for the treasury.

Mrs. H. E. Jamison and Doris spent Thursday in Milwaukee.

A "Haywire Crowd" will attend the Antioch Glider club, Aviation Ball at Antioch Palace, Wed. July 30. Attend!

Mrs. Bauman, Sr., returned Tuesday from two weeks' visit with her niece in Kenosha.

Mrs. J. H. Bonner, Mrs. Robert Bonner and Mrs. Gordon Bonner attended the Ladies' Aid bazaar at Lake Villa Wednesday.

Ruth Pierstorff returned Friday from a week's vacation with her grandmother, Mrs. Beck, in Evanston.

Marion and Eleanor Lossman of Waukegan enjoyed a week's vacation spent at the home of their uncle, Carl Anderson.

Mrs. Victor Strang and sons, Glenn and Lloyd, spent Thursday with her sister, Mrs. L. S. Bonner.

Miss Reva Kemper returned to her home in River Forest Monday after several weeks at the J. S. Denman home.

Antioch News31 July 1930
John Strang Passes Away
At Pasadena, Calif., at Age of 83
Announcement of the death of John M. Strang of Pasadena, California, was received by relatives here Monday. His death was the result of a brief illness the exact nature of which is unknown.
Mr. Strang was very well-known around Antioch and Millburn where he lived for over half a century. He was born at Millburn December 15, 1846. For years he conducted a store there, assisted by his wife.
He retired from business about twenty years ago, and after spending some time in Florida and Arizona, finally made his home in Pasadena.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janie, who was a sister of Geo. Wedge of Antioch.
No children were born of the union, and the only immediate survivers are his sisters, Mrs. Mary Mavor, who also lives in California, and Mrs. Lottie Baine of Racine, Wisconsin, although many nieces and nephews survive him.
A private funeral was held Tuesday, July 29, with interment at Pasadena, where his wife is buried.

Margaret, Vene and Alta Denman, Helen and Mildred Bauman, Phyllis Torfin, Rosemary Larsen, Lois Bonner and Carol Cartano enjoyed three days camping at the Sponenburg cottage at Sand Lake with the Misses Madalyn Sheehan and Camilla Christiansen as chaperones.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son, Richard, and Doris Jamison are enjoying an auto trip through Wisconsin, Michigan and Canada. Miss Vivien Bonner is managing the E. A. Martin store during their absence.

Mrs. Earl Edwards, Mrs. John Dickey and son of River Forest are visiting at the D. B. Webb home.

Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bonner and children drove to Three Oaks, Mich., on Sunday and spent the day with Mrs. Bonner's mother, Mrs. J. P. Dawson.

Laura Denman spent the past week with her aunt, Miss Ivah Bond at Gurnee.

Miss Lucy Dodge of Peoria spent the week-end at the Gordon Bonner home.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Minto and children spent Sunday with Mrs. Minto's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Holloway, Paris Corners.

Harold Slocum returned home Wednesday from a month's vacation with his cousin, Meade Walker, near Bristol.

James Mayer of Chicago spent Saturday and Sunday with his aunt, Mrs. Jessie Low, at the Carl Anderson home.

Donald Rowling of Grayslake spent Saturday with his cousins, Roy and Harold Bonner.

Leonard Armstrong, when returning from a swim in Pollock's lake, was unable to turn a sharp turn leading on to the Millburn-Loon Lake road, and was as a result of running into the ditch lost a wheel from his car. The car was not otherwise seriously damaged, and Leonard was unhurt.

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