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April, 1933

Antioch News6 April 1933
Farm Home and Cottage Burn in Week-end Fires
Two calls were received by Antioch volunteer fire department last week-end A fire which almost completely destroyed the Lewis Schwicht farm home at Lake Villa broke out Saturday morning while the family was at breakfast. A defective chimney was reported as the cause of the fire by Fire Chief James Stearns. The house was valued at about $2,000 and the damage was estimated at $1,500. The house was insured for $1,000. A few articles of furniture taken out when the fire first started were saved.
Antioch News20 April 1933
Lake County Board Elects Van Patten
David Van Patten was elected chairman of the Lake County board for the coming year at a special organization meeting held Tuesday in Lake County Building.
He was chosen over Charles Herschberger of Vernon Township by a vote of 21 to 13, with the support of his regular organization.
Van Patten is a veteran member of the board and has been chairman of the important county hospital committee.
Van Patten was sponsored by Harold Kelly of Cuba Township who withdrew as a candidate several days ago. Herschberger was the candidate for the insurgent group of the board.
The board then adjourned until next week to give the new chairman time to make committee appointments.
Antioch News27 April 1933
The Ladies Aid Society will meet at the church on Thursday afternoon, May 4. Supper will be served at five o'clock by the May committee: Mrs. Gordon Bonner, Mrs. Robert Bonner, Mrs. L. J. Slocum and Mrs. Cartano.

The Hickory Unit of the Home Bureau met at the home of Mrs. W. A. Bonner on Thursday afternoon, April 20, with seventeen members present.

Louis Schwicht had a bee on Saturday to tear down the ruins of his home which was destroyed by fire a month ago. They are planning to build a new home as soon as possible.

The Rev. Mr. Holden is bringing his friend Dr. Laidman of Chicago, with him on Sunday, and he urges a large attendance to hear Dr. Laidman.

Mrs. Gussie Christiansen of Union Grove will entertain her Bridge club on Friday afternoon.

Mrs. Laura Corris and Will Corris of Russell were guests for dinner at W. M. Bonner's on Sunday.

Mrs. Beck of Evanston spent several days with her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Pierstorff.

Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Edwards and family drove to Chicago on Sunday to visit their daughter, Ruth, and also called at the Earl Edwards home in River Forest.

J. H. Bonner, who has been ill for several months, is now able to be out again.

The Book Club will meet at the home of Jean Bonner on Monday evening, May 1.

A. G. Torfin and family moved on Saturday from the Pope farm to the house recently vacated by the Finlay family.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Pope of Waukegan have returned to their farm home east of Millburn for the summer

Mrs. A. G. Hughes was a medical patient at Victory Memorial Hospital for several days, receiving treatments for infection in her hand.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Martin and son, Richard, drove to Chicago Sunday afternoon.

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