Newspaper Clippings for
2 March 1933
The February and March Committees of the Ladies Aid Society met
at the home of Mrs. George White on Thursday afternoon. Plans
were made for a "Mother and Daughter" banquet to be held at the
Mason's Hall on March 18th. Reservations may be made with Mrs.
George White, Mrs. Robert Bonner, Mrs. Carl Anderson, Mrs. Ed
Groebli, Mrs. W. A. Bonner, Mrs. J. S. Denman, Mrs. Eva Alling or
Mrs. Arthur Leng. Tickets will be 40 cents.
Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Jamison and daughter, Doris, drove to
Chicago on Sunday. On Monday Miss Doris started an eight months
course in Dietetics in St. Luke's Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Garby of Chicago spent Sunday at the
Gordon Bonner home.
Mrs. E. A. Martin and son, Richard, with Mrs. Florence Acher
drove to Elgin on Wednesday and spent the day with Robert Achen
who attends Elgin Academy.
The Christian Endeavor business meeting will be held at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Bonner Friday evening, March 3.
Mrs. R. C. Finley and daughter, Sueanne, are ill at their
Mrs. Mary Kerr and John Cribb of Lake Villa were callers at
the home of Mrs. Alice Spring Saturday afternoon.
Misses Annie McCredie and May Dodge were guests for dinner at
the W. A. Bonner home on Wednesday.
Mrs. Frank Hauser is ill with the influenza.
Mrs. Frank Edwards entertained the Bridge Club at their home
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Edwards and daughters of Waukegan called at
the George Edwards home Thursday afternoon.
9 March 1933
Dr. Spafford Married Saturday at DeKalb
Weds Student Nurse He Met as Interne at Chicago Hospital
Dr. Howard E. Spafford, a former resident of Antioch, was married
to Miss Ila Baxter at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James
Baxter, DeKalb, last Saturday at 9 o'clock in the evening. The
Rev. J. C. Spencer of the First Methodist Church of DeKalb
performed the ceremony.
The bride wore a blue lace gown with accessories of white and
carried a bouquet of lillies of the valley in shower effect.
Miss Dorothea Van Patten, bridesmaid wore pink lace, and carried
yellow roses. Charles Baxter, brother of the bride, was the
Ribbons were stretched from the stairway by ribbon girls forming
an aisle leading to the altar improvised of candelabras and
palms. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Following the ceremony luncheon was served to the wedding party
of relatives and near friends present.
Dr. Spafford is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Spafford of
Antioch and a brother of Mrs. J. H. Message. He graduated from
the Antioch High School and received his B. S. and M. D. degrees
from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Later he was
interne at Wesley Memorial Hospital where he met his wife who was
then a student nurse at the hospital. She was graduated from
Wesley Memorial in 1931.
Dr. Spafford is a practicing physician in Malta where the young
couple will make their home after their honeymoon.
23 March 1933
Mrs. Emmet King and daughter, Mariellen, Mrs. Bert Edwards and
daughter, Pearl and Doris, Mrs. Frank Kennedy, Mrs. Harry
Tillotson, Mrs. Jennie Pickles, Mrs. Wm. D. Thompson and
daughter, Helen, attended the Mother and Daughter Banquet held in
Millburn Hall Saturday evening.