Newspaper Clippings for
2 February 1933
Pierstorff Heads Religious Council
Election and Program Constitute Fox Lake Meeting
At a district convention of Lake County Council of Religious
Education held Sunday afternoon at Fox Lake, the Rev. A. H.
Pierstorff was elected to head the council officers this
Election of officers and talks on religious education comprised
the afternoon's meeting. Officers elected to serve with Mr.
Pierstorff, president, are: the Rev. Harold Odell of Grayslake,
vice president; the Rev. Merril Tope of Fox Lake, secretary-
treasurer. Educational officers are: director of Children's
Division, Miss Vivian Bonner of Millburn; director of Young
People's Division, Dan Williams, Antioch; director of Adult
Department, Rev. C. J. Hewitt, Lake Villa; director of Department
Administration, Frank Sherwood, Lake Villa; director of
Leadership Training, the Rev. Philip T. Bohi.
A talk on "Character Building through Religious Education" was
given by Mr. Bohi. Other numbers on the program were;
"Recreation" by Mr. Pierstorff, and "Religious Dramatics" by Mrs.
H. S. McKeown of Grayslake.
Rev. Mr. Tope of Fox Lake lead the devotional exercises and
closing talk was given by Hewitt.
James Murrie, 74, Dies from Week-Old Injuries
James Murrie, 74 years old, died Tuesday at St. Therese Hospital,
Waukegan, from injuries sustained more than a week ago when his
truck started up dragging him fifty feet. Funeral services were
held today. The deceased is an uncle of Roy Murrie of Antioch.
He had lived in the vicinity of Gurnee most of his life.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hook and sons, Clifford and Warren, left
Thursday morning for Tampa, Fla., where they will spend several
months with Mrs. Hook's mother, Mrs. Burge.
Burial services for James Murrie, late of Gurnee, were held at
the Millburn cemetery today.
Mrs. E. A. Goebli is ill at her home with quinzy.
The Christian Endeavor business meeting will be held at the
home of Doris Jamison on Friday evening.
The teachers and officers of the Sunday school will meet at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bonner Saturday evening.
Mrs. Osmar Neahous entertained three tables of bridge at the
home of Mrs. R. C. Finlay on Friday afternoon.
J. H. Bonner has been seriously ill at his home the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Erwin of Waukegan were callers at the
George Edwards home Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Finlay entertained Mr. and Mrs. Smith and
Mrs. Pierce of Waukegan at dinner on Friday night.
16 February 1933
Helen Cribb Passes State Pharmacy Exam
Is Now Registered Pharmacist
Qualified to Operate Own Drugstore
Helen I. Cribb may now place "Registered" before her degree of
Pharmaceutical Chemist, it was learned last week-end in a letter
from Springfield announcing that she passed the state
examinations for a registered pharmacist with a high average.
As a registered Pharmaceutical Chemist, she is now qualified not
only to fill prescriptions, but also to operate a drugstore of
her own. According to her present plans she will remain at
Reeves' Drug Store where she has worked the past nine years.
Miss Cribb was the only woman out of last year's class of 150
students in the College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois,
Chicago, to qualify for the examination. Eligibility requires
four years of work as a registered apprentice in a drug store.
Miss Cribb was also one out of seven women to graduate from the
course last June, when she received her degree of Pharmaceutical
Chemist. She took the state examination which decided whether
she could place "Registered" in front of her degree, Jan. 10 at
Among other distinctions to her credit, Helen Cribb entirely
earned her way through school, working week-ends and summers even
while she was attending school in Chicago. She is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cribb and a graduate of Antioch Township High
Hazel White Marries William Ryan, Chicago
Miss Hazel D. White, daughter of John White, a farmer near
Pikeville, was united in marriage to William W. Ryan of New York
at high noon Saturday in Waukegan. The bridal couple was
attended by the bride's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss White wore a beige crepe dress with matching accessories.
Her corsage was of orchids. Mrs. White wore a navy blue
Following the ceremony, a four course dinner was served at the
home of the bride's mother at Kenosha. The groom is sales
manager of Saks of Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Ryan will make their
home at Lincoln Park Arms, Chicago.