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August, 1930

Antioch News7 August 1930
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Denman of Gurnee and Mr. and Mrs. Schuyler Denman and sons of Waukegan were dinner guests at the J. S. Denman home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son, Richard, and Miss Doris Jamision returned Friday night from a two week's auto trip.

The Christian Endeavor society held their August business meeting at the Carl Anderson home Friday evening.

Miss Alice Bock returned Thursday after two weeks spent in Oak Park with her sister, Mrs. Arthur McBratney.

O. A. Nelson and Miss Clara Nelson returned Wednesday from a ten day's auto trip, visiting friends in Muscatine, Iowa, and in Grinnell, Iowa. They spent several days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eusden (Carrie Bater.)

Mr. and Mrs. David Swearingen and son of Lyons, Wis., spent Sunday at the home of Dr. Jamison.

Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Slocum and son, Howard, enjoyed an auto trip to Madison, Wis., Wednesday.

Betty McArthur of Waukegan is spending a week with Carol Cartano.

The young people who have been to Tower Hill and know the benefits from the summer conferences, have planned a steak fry in Minto's woods at Loon Lake on Friday evening, August 8. The proceeds will start a fund for the expenses of next year's delegates and everyone is urged to come and enjoy the evening and help a good cause.

Kenneth Denman, Homer and Ward Edwards and Earl Bauman with other 4-H boys left Sunday noon by special bus for Champaign to represent Lake County in the State Judging contest in dairy and fat stock divisions.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bonner and children visited Mr. and Mrs. John Buss and Miss Alice Jamison at Rochester, Wis., Sunday.

Mrs. Thos. McCann, Mrs. John Smith and children, and Miss Madelyn Sheehan motored to Milwaukee Friday to attend the Normal exercises, and be present at the graduation of Miss Mary McCann, who has been in attendance at the Normal for the past year.

Antioch News14 August 1930
The Alumni of Millburn school are giving a play at the church on Friday evening, Aug. 15. The play is entitled "A Bargain's a Bargain."

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Clark Sunday, August 10.

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

Mrs. Jessie Low is visiting her niece, Mrs. James Mayer in Chicago.

L. S. Bonner and family and W. A. Bonner drove to Three Oaks, Mich., Sunday.

Mrs. Bonner and children will stay for a week's visit with her mother, Mrs. J. P. Dawson.

D. M. White is confined to his bed at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. S. Denman.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Banner and sons spent Sunday at Geo. Beaumonts at Kansasville, Wis.

Grace Stewart and Margaret McFarland of Morgan Park, are spending a week with the former's aunt, Mrs. J. H. Bonner.

Mr. and Mrs. George Dodge and son, David, and Rev. Ralph Harris of Oak Park spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bock.

Miss Vera Bock, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bock, and Lawrence Templeton of Chicago, were married Saturday evening at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Arthur McBratney in Oak Park.

The officers and teachers of the Sunday school met for a business session at the F. G. Edwards home Wednesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. William Findlay and son of Evanston were callers Sunday at the J. H Bonner home.

Alta Denman spent several days at Gurnee with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Denman.

Miss Ivah Bond of Gurnee spent Monday with her sister, Mrs. Edward Denman.

Mr. and Mrs. Peters entertained about fifty relatives from Evanston at a picnic dinner Sunday.

The Steak Fry given in Minto's woods on Friday evening was well attended and about $25 was cleared for the Tower Hill fund.

Local 4-H Dairy Team
Ranks High in Contest
The Lake County team was announced to be in third position in the state, by the 4-H authorities at the University of Illinois, as a result of the recent state contest.
More honor came to the Vocational Department of Agriculture of the local high school, when Kenneth Denman was awarded fifth individual ranking of the entire contest.
The Antioch team consisted of Kenneth Denman, Lloyd Barnstable, Clarence Galiger, and Norman Barthel, all members of the Vocational Agriculture department of the Antioch Township High school. Kenneth scored 352 points out of a possible 400 points.
The boys were accompanied by Albert Herman, Assistant 4-H Club Leader of Lake County.
Antioch News21 August 1930
Mrs. Arthur Thayer Passes Away Yesterday;
Is 35 Years Old
Mrs. Arthur Thayer, 35, passed away yesterday morning at about 8:00 o'clock, at the hospital at Waukegan, as a result of cerebral embolism, which developed after an operation for appendicitis.
Mrs. Thayer was born at Bloomfield, Wis., November 8, 1894. She has lived in this locality for a number of years, at Lake Villa and, for the past year, at Antioch.
She is survived by her husband, and a son of her first marriage.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church at Lake Villa. Interment will be in the Lake Villa Angola cemetery.

On Friday evening, August 29, the Christian Endeavor society will present the play, "His Uncle's Niece."

The Sunday school picnic will be held in Minto's woods on Thursday, August 21.

The New-Bean-Mill-Hicks 4-H club held their local achievement day program at the Hickory school on Wednesday, August 13. A complete exhibition of their work and five demonstrations were given. Mrs. H. C. Gilkerson, county club leader, was the judge, and Rose Wolz was declared champion on the merits of her sewing and her record book. Speeches were delivered by Mrs. Gilkerson and several of the girls' mothers.

Miss Margaret Pierstorff is spending a week with her grandmother, Mrs. Beck, in Evanston.

Marion Boyer of Brass Ball corners spent several days with Margaret Irish.

L. S. Bonner and Mrs. J. H. Bonner spent Sunday with Mrs. J. P. Dawson, Three Oaks, Mich. Mrs. Bonner and children returned with them Sunday evening after spending a week with her mother.

"Bargains a Bargain," the play given by alumni of Millburn school on Friday evening, was witnessed by a full house and as enjoyed by everyone. Forty-five dollars were realized from tickets and sale of candy.

Mrs. L. J. Slocum and sons, and Mrs. Jane Slocum spent Tuesday at the R. G. Murrie home at Russell. Mrs. Slocum, Sr., remained for a week's visit with her daughter.

Mr. and Mrs. George Beaumont, Floyd Beaumont of Kansasville, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moyle and children of Milwaukee spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner.

D. M. White is slowly improving from his illness.

Earl White, Evanston, spent Sunday with his father, D. M. White.

Antioch News28 August 1930
An Open Verdict Is Returned By Coroner's Jury
After Debating Hours
Robert Smart, Antioch, died Sunday afternoon, at the Lake County hospital following an accident at 4 o'clock in the morning, when his car crashed on the Channel Lake road with the machine occupied by Fred Groth, Douglas Peppard, member of the orchestra at the Channel Lake Pavilion, and an unknown girl companion.
"Bob" Smart was returning to Antioch from Slide Inn, having just taken leave of Deputy D. A. Hutton and Ben Fisher, when his car was struck when he was turning the curve a short distance from the inn.
He had been driving with his arm out of the window, and when the crash occurred, his arm was almost severed from his body. First aid was rendered by Dr. H. F. Beebe. A main artery having been cut, a tourniquet was applied to stop the flow of blood. However, all efforts to save his life failed.
Well Known As Sports Promoter
Deputy Sheriff Smart, son of Mrs. Mary Smart, was born in Antioch 35 years ago, and has spent his life in this vicinity. He is widely known as a sports promoter, having acted as one of the boxing promoters of bouts at Channel Lake.
Besides his widow and a daughter by a previous marriage, he leaves his mother, Mrs. Mary Smart, a brother, Donald, of Waukegan, and four sisters, Mrs. E. L. Simons, Mrs. Ernest Brook, Mrs. Howard Smith, and Mrs. Bernie Fields, all of Antioch. He was a member of Sequoit lodge, A. F. and A. M. Masons of Antioch, and of Antioch chapter of the Eastern Star.
At the inquest which was held in Strang's undertaking rooms Tuesday, the coroner's jury, after hours of deliberation, returned an open verdict, in consequence of which charges of manslaughter may be filed against the occupants of the car.
The funeral services were at 1:30 at the home Wednesday afternoon. Interment was in Hillside cemetery.

The Sunday school picnic in the Minto woods last Thursday was attended by 150 people. A parade was put on by the younger classes in costume, followed by a team of horses and a much decorated and placarded surrey with four young men, Richard Martin, Ralph McGuire, Homer Edwards and Kenneth Denman dressed in the styles of 50 years ago, enjoying a ride. Fred Millard of Chicago, son of a former pastor, furnished salted nuts. Many friends from a distance, including Mr. Millard of Chicago, Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Harris and children, Mrs. Geo. W. Dodge and son of Oak Park, Mr. and Mrs. John Buss, of Rochester, Wis., Mrs. Harper McKee and children of New York, Mrs. Beck, of Evanston, and Miss Margaret Gilbert of Waukegan, were among those present. An unanimous vote of thanks was given Mr. Minto for providing the grounds, tables, benches, and swings.

Mr. and Mrs. Lossman and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. George Olson and Edward Anderson, all of Waukegan, Mr. and Mrs. McAlister Irving, and son, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson, Miss Alice Bauman, Clarence and Andre Maier spent Sunday with Mrs. O. Anderson.

Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Jamison, Miss Doris Jamison, Mr. and Mrs. George White and sons, Homer and Bobbie, left Wednesday, August 20, for a two weeks' auto trip through the west, visiting relatives in Colorado, and going by way of the Black Hills.

The Misses Gertrude and Elizabeth Hughes, and Helen Nelson, accompanied by Dale Keltsley, Ray Hoye, Harold Kennedy and Harold Nelson motored to Rockford and Belvidere Sunday.

Arthur Miller and Ken. Modglin visited the former's sister, Mrs. Carl D. Hughes, and family over the weekend.

Mrs. E. A. Martin, son Richard, and Kenneth Denman attended the Tribune's music festival at Soldiers Field Saturday evening.

Mrs. Harper McKeen and daughters, Martha and Beatrice, of New York, spent the past week with her father, D. H. Hughes, of Gurnee and her brother. A. G. Hughes.

Miss Margaret Gilbert of Waukegan spent several days at the J. H. Bonner home.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hughes and sons, Robert and Sidney, spent Tuesday at the Curtiss Airfield, attending the National Air races.

The Christian Endeavor play, "His Uncle's Niece" is to be presented at the church Friday evening, Aug. 29.

Vivien Bonner and Ethel McGuire are staying in the H. E. Jamison home to manage the telephone exchange during the Jamison family's absence.

School begins Sept. 2, with Mrs. Ferry of Kenosha, as teacher.

Mr. and Mrs. Wadsworth of Lake Forest were entertained at the D. H. Minto home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bonner, Vivien Bonner and Margaret Gilbert drove to DeKalb Tuesday and visited the J. H. Moorhead family.

Harry and Margaret Miller of Downer's Grove spent several days at the Clarence Bock home.

Grace Denman is spending the week with her cousin, Reva Kemper, in River Forest.

W. A. Bonner has been ill the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bonner and Vivien Bonner were Sunday dinner guests at the L. M. Hughes home in Antioch.

E. A. White of Evanston spent Sunday with his father, D. M. White.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bauman and daughter, Bernice, attended the fair at Springfield Thursday, and then drove to Cleveland, Ohio, to visit Mrs. Bauman's sister, Mrs. Nielsen, returning home Tuesday.

Rev. A. H. Pierstorff and D. H. Minto attended the ordination service for Rev. Vance at Half Day Friday evening.

Mrs. Arthur Thayer, 38, of Antioch, passed away at the Lake County hospital last Thursday morning. Her husband and one son, Lawrence, 19 years old, survive, besides her mother and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held from the Lake Villa church Saturday afternoon. Rev. Alspaugh officiating and burial was in Lake Villa cemetery.

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