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August, 1931

Antioch News6 August 1931
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Denman and Grace, Margaret, Robert and Alice Denman left Thursday morning by auto for Boulder, Colo., where they will visit Mrs. Denman's sister, Mrs. Carl Neuman.

Pearl Lucas was taken to Victory Memorial hospital Thursday, where she underwent an operation for appendicitis.

Miss Jessie Anne Strang, of Waukegan, spent Sunday at L. S. Bonner's.

Miss Edith Lock, of Waukegan, spent the past week with Vene Denman.

The Rev. and Mrs. James Wilson and children, of Richland Center, Wis., and Irven Pierstorff, of Lake Geneva, spent the week-end with the A. H. Pierstorff family

L. S. Bonner and Vivien and Geraldine drove to Three Oaks, Mich., on Tuesday and attended the funeral services for Mrs. J. P. Dawson. Mrs. Bonner Lyman and Beryl returned with them after a 10-day stay with relatives.

The Christian Endeavor business meeting will be held at the home of Richard Martin Friday night.

Mrs. Eva Alling spent Thursday in Milwaukee.

Mrs. A. K. Bain has been a guest at the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Jamison.

Mrs. John Snitzer, of Toledo, O., spent a few days at the Torfin home.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gary and daughter, of Chicago, spent Sunday at Gordon Bonner's.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner spent Sunday with their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moyle, at Rochester, Wis.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bonner and daughter, Jean, were guests for dinner at the home of Dr. H. E. Jamison Sunday.

David Dodge, of Chicago, and Margaret Miller, of Downers Grove, are visiting at Clarence Bock's.

Mr. and Mrs. Finlay spent Saturday in Chicago.

The officers and teachers of the Sunday school met for a business session at the church Tuesday evening.

The play, "Civil Service," given by the young people, was well attended and enjoyed by all. Those taking part were Kenneth Denman, Jack Neahous, Vernon Webb, William Ferry, William and Bernice Bauman, Ralph McGuire, Geraldine Bonner and Alice Bock, with Alice Bauman as director and Ethel McGuire, musician.

Miss Ethel McGuire is spending a week with her cousin, Elizabeth Hopkins, at Highland Park.

Mrs. O. Anderson and Edward and Margaret Anderson and Mrs. George Olson have returned from a ten days trip to Rochester, Minn., and other points.

Fifty years ago Mr. and Mrs. Erastus Thayer started out on their matrimonial journey and the occasion was celebrated Sunday at their home by a group of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gunstone and son, of Helena, Mont.; George Feck and wife of Evanston; Mrs. Joe Pester, of Lake Villa, and son Arthur, of Antioch; Lawrence Thayer, of Antioch; Mr. and Mrs. John Shimberg and daughters, of Waukegan' George Kean, of Great Lakes; James Cragg and family, of Ingleside; George Thayer and daughter, Jessie, and her son, of Grayslake, were present. Several relatives were unable to come. Several beautiful gifts were received, also several gold pieces. The gathering was a very pleasant one.

A leaking gas tank caused the Ford sedan owned by Laurel Van Patten to catch fire, as he was driving with two companions to a party at Arlington Heights Tuesday evening. The car burned near the golf course on Route No 21, west of Leesley nurseries near Libertyville.
Van Patten was accompanied by Miss Grace Koestra of Lake Villa and E. Blair of Antioch. Blair received burns about the head and arms, but the others escaped uninjured.
Van Patten managed to save the tires, which were all new, before the car burned, but during the night the car was stripped of all other equipment.
He and his friends were picked up by another group of Antioch persons who were following them.
Antioch News13 August 1931
The Parent-Teacher Association will have a wiener roast in the grove south of Onwentsia club stables next Wednesday evening. Proceeds will be used for a hot lunch fund.

The Millburn Sunday school will hold their annual picnic in Minto's woods on Loon lake Wednesday, August 26. An invitation is extended to the entire community to come and bring their lunch and spend the day. The committee on sports-Alice Bauman, Carl Anderson, Katharine Minto and Richard Martin-are preparing games and stunts for young and old.

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff and daughters spent Thursday and Friday with the former's brother, Charles Pierstorff, at Poynette, Wis. Miss Lola Pierstorff returned with them for a week's visit.

Doris Jamison returned home Saturday from Madison, Wis., where she attended school for six weeks.

Roy Dawson Jr., of Sioux City, Ia., spent several days with is aunt, Mrs. L. S. Bonner.

Miss Josephine Dodge, of Peoria, Ill., is visiting her cousins, the Bonner families.

Frank Hauser is laid up with a sprained ankle.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner called at R. G. Murrie's at Russel, Sunday afternoon.

Miss Pearl Lucas came home Saturday from Victory Memorial hospital.

Misses Genevieve and Lelia Webb, of Waukegan, called at D. B. Webb's, Wednesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Priest, of Three Oaks, Mich., spent Sunday and Monday at L. S. Bonner's.

The Christian Endeavor business meeting was held at the home of Richard Martin Friday evening.

John Vernon Edwards has been visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Kaluf, at Grange Hall, the past week.

E. A. Martin spent Thursday in Chicago.

Mrs. Eva Alling returned home Thursday, after visiting in Chicago for a few days.

Mrs. Jane Slocum is visiting her daughter, Mrs. R. G. Murrie, at Russell.

Antioch News20 August 1931
Robert and Sidney Hughes, Kenneth Denman, Lyman and Howard Bonner and Ethel McGuire are spending the week at the Aurora fair with their 4-H projects.

The Millburn Sunday school picnic will be held in Minto's grove on Loon lake next Wednesday.

Mrs. C. E. Bonner and Jean, Mrs. W. M. Bonner, Mrs. R. J. Bonner, Mrs. J. G. Bonner and Miss Josephine Dodge were guests for dinner at the home of Mrs. R. G. Murrie at Russell Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. William O'Connor moved to Waukegan Saturday.

Mrs. Slocum returned Saturday from a ten days visit with her daughter, Mrs. R. G. Murrie.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hinchman and daughter, of Waukegan, called at A. G. Torfin's, Thursday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Hook, of Gurnee, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Bonner.

Mrs. L. J. Slocum is entertaining her sister from Portland, Ore.

Miss Josephine Dodge spent the week-end with her cousin, Mrs. John Buss, at Rochester, Wis.

Robert Gay, of Harvard, Ill., spent the week-end with William Ferry, at the J. H. Bonner home.

Mrs. Emily Mann spent several days with friends at Millburn.

Miss Ruby Gillings is spending a few weeks with Mrs. W. M. Bonner.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and Richard spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. L. Pessinc, at Gary, Ind.

Lois Bonner is visiting in Chicago at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Garby.

Marion and Eleanor Lossman, of Waukegan, are visiting at the Carl Anderson home.

Will Truax and family, of Waukegan, have moved into the Wimann house.

Mrs. Depke is visiting in Toledo, O., at the home of her cousins.

Mr. and Mrs. Gillespie have returned to their home in Toronto Canada, after two weeks' visit with their aunt, Mrs. Jessie Low.

Mr and Mrs. J. S. Denman and children returned Thursday from a two weeks' trip to Boulder, Colo.

The Denman families spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Denman at Gurnee and helped them celebrate their forty- eighth wedding anniversary.

John Cribb and daughter, Jean, accompanied Harold Cribb, of Waukegan, on a trip to Prairie du Chien Sunday to visit John Jr., who is still in the hospital there. Some skin grafting was done quite successfully last week and although he is doing as well as could be expected, the time of his return home is rather uncertain.

Antioch News27 August 1931
Mrs. John Buss, of Burlington, Wis., Miss Alice Jamieson, of Racine, Mrs. Mina Gilbert and Margaret Gilbert, of Waukegan, Mrs. Lizzie Stewart, of Gurnee, Annie and Ella McCredie, Mrs. J. H. Bonner and Vivien Bonner were guests for dinner at the Gordon Bonner home Thursday. This party was a surprise in honor of Miss Josephine Dodge, of Peoria.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hughes and daughter, Miss Dorothy, and son, Sidney, left Friday for an auto trip to South Dakota. They expected to visit relatives in Nebraska and Iowa.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simmons and George Sanborn, of Eagle River, Wis., were callers at the George Edwards home Tuesday.

Mrs. Dan Chope underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Victory Memorial hospital Monday.

Harold Slocum returned home Tuesday, after a three weeks' stay with his cousin, Meade Walker, near Bristol.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Garby and daughter, of Chicago, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonner.

Mrs. Mary Burndes, Mrs. Earl Edwards, and Mrs. John Dickey and son, of River Forest, spent Monday at the D. B. Webb home.

Geraldine Bonner is spending a week with relatives at Three Oaks, Mich.

Phyllis Torfin has the mumps.

Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Minto and family spent Sunday with Mrs. Minto's sister's family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bradley, at Franksville, Wis.

Rev. Charles Pierstorff, of Poynette, Wis., spent Saturday at the home of his brother, A. H. Pierstorff. Lola Pierstorff returned with her father, after spending two weeks with her cousins.

Mrs. Jessie Low, who has been ill the past two weeks is slightly improved.

Andrew Maier, of Chicago, is spending a few weeks at the Carl Anderson home.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bonner and children and Miss Dodge spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Murrie, at Russell.

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

Elvin Denman of Waukegan, spent several days at the J. S. Denman home.

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