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June, 1931

Antioch News4 June 1931
Children's Day services will be held at the church on Sunday, June 7th, at 10:30 o'clock.

On account of rain, the Memorial Day services were held in the Masonic Hall and concluded at the cemetery where the soldiers graves were decorated. Ira Stephens was chairman of the program which consisted of address by W. C. Petty and Rev. A. H. Pierstorff, solo by Mrs. George White, male quartette, two chorus numbers and a recitation by Phyllis Torfin. J. S. Denman was chosen chairman for the next program in 1932.

Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Pessinc and children of Gary, Indiana, visited from Saturday until Tuesday at the home of the latter's uncle, E. A. Martin.

Mr. and Mrs. Austin Webb of Chicago, spent Sunday at D. B. Webb's.

Mr. and Mrs. John Buss of Rochester, Wis., and Miss Alice Jamieson of Racine, Wis., spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bonner and attended the Memorial services.

Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Edwards and children enjoyed an auto trip to DeKalb and Rockford on Saturday.

Rev. George White of New York visited his cousins, the Minto, White and J. S. Denman families on Saturday, stopping enroute to California.

Mrs. D. B. Webb returned home Tuesday after a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. Earl Edwards in River Forest.

The Ladies Aid Society will meet at the church on Wednesday afternoon. The committee for supper is Mrs. W. A. Bonner, Mrs. Clarence Bock, Mrs. E. W. King and Mrs. W. M. Bonner.

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Chope drove to Indianapolis on Friday to see the Auto races and returned Saturday night.

Kenneth Denman, a member of the graduating class at the Antioch high school, was awarded the Rhodes gold medal at the commencement exercises at the high school building Monday evening, for having completed the year's best home farm project under the supervision of the department of vocational agriculture at the Antioch school.
Kenneth brought a Holstein heifer calf two and a half years ago and a year later bought another. He now has three animals of his own, the oldest producing over 5,000 pounds of milk during her first six months of milking. Kenneth showed this animal at the Aurora fair last year, where she won first in her class.
Howard Schneider was presented with the silver medal for having the second best project. He started a Poland China swine production business with one animal as his foundation.
Harold Sheen was awarded a bronze medal for having placed third with his project in Hampshire swine production.
These awards are made annually by T. G. Rhodes, a Chicago business man interested in the Antioch territory.
C. L. Kutil, instructor of vocational agriculture, present the medals in behalf of Mr. Rhodes.
The projects were judged by a committee consisting of D. H. Minto, Clarence Crowley and Henry Grimm.
Antioch News11 June 1931
A 10-pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Mars, northwest of Millburn, at their home Wednesday, June 3. They have two other children, Gerald and Evelyn.

A son was born June 1 to Mr. and Mrs. Tensinger, who live east of Oakland school. The other child, Elizabeth, is 8 years old.

D. M. White returned to his home here Thursday after spending the winter with his daughter, Mrs. Carl Newman, in Boulder, Colo.

Mr. and Mrs. McBratney and son, of Chicago, spent the week-end with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bock.

Mrs. E. A. Martin, Mrs. L. J. Slocum, Mrs. J. S. Denman and Mrs. C. E. Denman, of Gurnee, were entertained for dinner by Mrs. W. B. Stewart, at Hotel Karcher, Saturday, and attended the theatre in the afternoon.

Richard Martin accompanied his cousins, the Pessinc family, to their home in Gary, Ind., Tuesday and remained until Sunday.

Mrs. A. K. Bain and Mrs. Archie Brewer, of Druce's Lake, were guests at the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Jamison Friday.

Mrs. Viola Burge, of Tampa, Fla., is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Warren Hook.

A. T. White and Miss Cora White, of Grayslake, were callers at the J. S. Denman home Monday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Dodge, Mrs. Sheldon A. Harris, Rev. Ralph Harris and daughter, of Oak Park, called on friends Sunday.

The Christian Endeavor business meeting was held at the home of Ralph and Ethel McGuire Friday evening.

Mrs. Stevenson, of Ringwood, Ill., is visiting at the L. J. Slocum home.

Childrens Day was observed at the church Sunday with a pantomime, "The Children of the Ages." Bibles were presented to the following children who had passed their seventh birthdays: Carol Cartano, Margaret Bennet, Lois Bonner, Barbara Bock, Norman Edwards and Sherwood Norton.

The sixty-third annual June meeting of Lake county Congregational churches will be held at Mundelein Tuesday, June 16.

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

Mrs. McCann and Miss Mary McCann have moved back to their home, west of Millburn, after spending the school year in Gurnee, where Miss Mary taught in the grade school.

Ward Edwards and two friends, Jack Neahous and Robert Hughes, from Millburn, drove to Champaign Friday. Homer Edwards is a student there and returned home with them Saturday. Harold Kennedy will return from the university this week.

Antioch News18 June 1931
The wedding of Miss Helen Louise Neahous, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Neahous and Gustav Christiansen, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Christiansen, of Union Grove, was solemnized Saturday noon at the Peace Evangelical church in Wilmot. The Reverend S. A. Jedele performed the ceremony. They were attended by the bride's sister, Mrs. Thomas Cosgrove, of Forest Park, and Louis Christiansen, of Union Grove, brother of the groom.
The bride was very charmingly attired in white chiffon with a bridal veil. She carried a bouquet of white roses and lilies of the valley. The bridesmaid also appeared to advantage in a blue flowered chiffon, and carried a bouquet of pink roses.
After the ceremony, a reception for thirty-two was held at the bride's home. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Christiansen, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Christiansen, of Union Grove; Rev. Jedele and daughter, Rhoda, of Wilmot; Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Cosgrove, of Forest Park; Mr. and Mrs. K. F. Stoechert, of Elmwood Park; and Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Stoechert, Miss Lois Warren and Mrs. Catharine D. Adams, of Chicago.
The young couple left for a three weeks' honeymoon visit in Miles City, Mont., where the groom's sister lives.
The bride is a graduate of the Antioch township high school, and of the Gregg business college in Chicago. Before her marriage she was employed with the Chas. Johnson Contracting Co. Mr. Christiansen is a graduate of the Warren township high school, and has been engaged in farming with his brother, at Union Grove, where he and his wife expect to make their home.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hauser on Sunday, Mrs. Hauser's mother, from Camp Lake, Wis., is helping out at the Hauser home.

SPECIAL – Ward Bain, former Millburn resident, died suddenly, at his home in Racine Tuesday evening. Funeral services will be held today at Racine and Millburn, with interment in the Millburn cemetery.

Miss Nan Gillespie, of Toronto, Canada, spent several days with her cousin, Mrs. Jessie Low.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Edwards, Mrs. John Dickey and son, of River Forest, spent Tuesday at the D. B. Webb home.

Miss Reva Kamper, of River Forest, is visiting her cousins at the Clarence Bock home.

Mrs. Jessie Low and Miss Nan Gillespie are spending a few days with Mrs. James Mair, in Chicago.

Clarence Mair, of Chicago, is spending a month with his cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson.

The Christian Endeavor society held a social at the Lewis Bauman home Friday evening.

Miss Alice Bauman and Ruth Holdridge left Sunday on the Prairie Farmer tour of Yellowstone national park.

The Busy Eight 4-H club met June 4 at the home of their leader, Ethel McGuire. They started sewing on their slips.

Mrs. George Beaumont and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Beaumont, of Kansasville, Wis., called at the Robert Bonner home Wednesday.

One hundred mothers and daughters enjoyed the banquet which was given by the Parent-Teacher association at the Masonic hall last Tuesday night.

Antioch News25 June 1931
Twenty-five from the Millburn church attended the sixty-third annual June meeting of Congregational churches at Mundelein last Tuesday. Millburn was awarded the banner for having the largest delegation.

The executive committee of the Ladies' Aid society served dinner to seventy-two employees of the Globe Department Store last Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bonner and sons, and Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Denman attended a party at the George Beaumont home in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Beaumont, who were married June 10.

The Busy Eight 4-H club met Thursday at the home of one of the members, Margaret Pierstorff. The next meeting will be next Wednesday.

The Christian Endeavor society will hold an ice cream social on the lawn at the Lewis Bauman home Saturday evening. Everyone is invited.

Mr. and Mrs. George Beaumont, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Beaumont, of Kansasville, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Hardy and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Hardie and daughters, of Rochester, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Dawson and children and Robert Dawson, of North Cape, Wis., spent Sunday at Robert Bonners'.

Miss Alice Bauman returned Monday night from an 8-day excursion to Yellowstone park.

Denman and Nielsen Advanced at F.F.A. State Convention
Word has been received that Kenneth Denman, a graduate in the vocational agriculture department of Antioch high school, has been selected one of five boys in the state of Illinois to be recommended to receive the degree of American Farmer at Kansas City next November. Kenneth was state reporter of the Illinois association of Future Farmers of America last year.
Antioch now boasts of having two American Farmers. Homer Edwards was selected last year, and is now attending the college of agriculture at the University of Illinois.
William Nielsen, another graduate of the agricultural department of Antioch, was advanced from the degree of Future Farmer to that of State Farmer, having won that distinction through his soil improvement work on the home farm, and through the fact that he has been president of the Antioch chapter of Future Farmers.
C. L. Kutil, local agriculture teacher, is the chapter advisor.
Antioch News25 June 1931
Roy Murrie Takes Over Standard Oil Service Station
Roy L. Murrie assumed the proprietorship of the Standard Oil Company service station on the corner of Main and Park streets Friday when he signed a lease for an indefinite number of years. He is being assisted by his son, Lloyd.
Mr. Murrie, until a short time ago, was associated with the Farm Supply Company at Grayslake,. Before becoming engaged in that work two years ago he had been in the employ of the Standard Oil company for twelve years, and was well-known and well-liked by the company and by his customers.
For the past fifteen months, the service station has been managed by Dan Kelly.
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