|www.hmca-il.org (HOME) » online historical archives » news clipping month index » September, 1885 »|
|[month index] [previous] [next]|
Dr. Karr, of Antioch, took a partner in business, last Thursday from Frank Pitman's. Mrs. Anna Pitman Karr is the name of the new associate.
Mrs. Mavor and children closed their Summer visit here last Friday and returned to the city home.
Miss Bertha Pollock has gone to attend the Ladies Seminary at Lake Forest. We anticipate for her a very successful career as a student.
Frank Pitman has sold his farm to Mr. Dalziel of Gurnee. Mr. Pitman moves to Nebraska, near Crete, where his son-in-law is located.
Owing to the rain and mud, the "bee" to clean the church and assist the ladies in putting down the new carpet did not occur Tuesday as designed.
The sad news to record this week is the death of Mrs. Elizabeth VanPatten. She died at her daughter's, Mrs. Oliver's where she went to care for the little grandchild that was buried last week. Before the child died, Mrs. VanPatten was taken down with a very sever form of typhoid fever. She was sick about ten days and died on Monday morning. The funeral was held at the Hickory church, Tuesday. Notwithstanding a very rainy and unpleasant day, there was a large attendance. She will not only be missed in her home but in many homes in the neighborhood where she has often gone to care for the sick, during her many years residence here.
Miss Ermie Hughes is the happy possessor of a new piano, for her own proficiency in music and the entertainment of near neighbors.
Our old time merchant, Mr. Smith is about to build an addition to his house. The part now used as a kitchen will be moved back, and an upright put in the place. This will be a fine improvement to Mr. Smith's residence and to the village. Mr. Hughes is the contractor.
All members of the Millburn Library Association, and others interested in the enterprise, should be at the church Saturday evening, to discuss the matter of a lecture course this Winter, and also to consider other business.
About the usual number of Millburnites attended the State Fair this year.
Robert Strang and wife spend the week in Chicago.
Mrs. C. A. Matthews and Jennie Matthews also spend a few days in Chicago. Dig Cragg has moved to Mr. Huntley's farm, which he rented for a year.
Ed. Dodge has been about with his arm very tenderly cared for, for some time. He is nursing a carbuncle.
Andrew White returned from Michigan this week.
Miss Mabel Smith and George Mason returned to their schools in the East this week. George and Willie enter Yale College this Fall. They have advanced in their studies so that they enter the second year of the course, requiring but three years to complete their studies in college days. Miss Mabel takes one year more at Brooklyn. The records of death are quite frequent these days. Last Sabbath the funeral service of Mrs. Van Olstine were held at the Stearn's school house. She had been sick for some months, suffering a great deal. She leaves a son unmarried.
Rev. C. S. Harrison, of Franklin, Neb. will preach morning and evening in the Millburn church.
Mrs. Leola Hughes started last Wednesday for a visit to her sister in Missouri who is in poor health.
Our boss carpenters, Hughes & Son, have completed J. L. Thain's house and can be heard pounding away at Mrs. S. Smiths.
Mrs. White, Mrs. G. C. Dodge and Mrs. A. T. White returned from Michigan the first of the week.
Threshing is a thing of the past and the farmers are busy cutting corn.
Mr. W. E. Thayer has the lumber on the ground for a new barn which will be a great improvement to his place.
Mr. G. E. Smith, returned from the West Wednesday, and gives a very glowing account of the country he has seen.
Miss Clara Stedman wields the birch in the east school this fall.
Miss Betsy Rose has the ribbons of the west school in her hands while Miss Maggie Lawrence, one of Lake County's most successful amateur teachers holds forth at Sand Lake.
Mrs. VanOlstine passed away on Friday last at her home here at the ripe age of 60.
The ladies of Millburn and vicinity gave the church a thorough cleaning this week, preparatory to putting down the new carpets.
Those, who enjoy listening to good preaching should not fail to attend the Conference, which will begin, on the evening of the 6th and close on the evening of the 7th of October, at the church here.
Will not some one start the wheel rolling and try and get the sidewalk relayed from the village to the parsonage?
Mrs. F. G. Whight, of Louisville, Ky. spent part of the week with friends and relatives here.
|[month index] [previous] [next]|