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Hugh Hughes and family were guests at Wm. White's at the turkey dinner.
E. A. Martin was in the city on business the first of the week.
James Jamieson and wife had a family gathering at their home Thanksgiving day.
Jessie Strang has returned from a long visit with friends in Missouri.
William Mitchel, our energetic young friend who has managed Robert Strang's farm the last three years, has closed his engagement with Mr. Strang. We hope he still "bide wie" us.
Mamie Trotter went back to the city Sunday night after a few days visit at home. John Trotter has gone to Williams, Iowa for a visit.
Dr. and Mrs. Jamison, Alfred and Hattie Bain were guests at Charles Humphery's Thanksgiving day.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Stewart attended the concert here last Thursday evening.
Capt. and Mrs. John Pollock, of Waukegan, visited Mrs. Pollock's mother, Mrs. Watson, Wednesday. They drove up to the farm to see Elmer and called on Hon. James Pollock Thursday before returning home.
The ladies missionary meeting was held at Mrs. Robert Strang's Wednesday afternoon with a good attendance.
Mrs. W. B. Stewart made a trip to the city Thursday
Miss Anna McCredie taught the Dodge school a few days last week for Alice Jamieson who has not been feeling well enough to teach.
Aunt Judith Dodge, who is a visitor at G. L. Stewart's visited her nephew deacon George Dodge and family a few days last week and returned to Waukegan Saturday. Miss Dodge comes to her old home of fifty years ago when she comes to Millburn where she has so many friends.
The singing school is flourishing, Mr. Starkweather gave an extra session Tuesday evening for the new scholars.
We failed to mention last week that the Rochester students: Julia Strang, Clarence Bonner, Willie Rose spent their Thanksgiving at home, all are doing well at the Academy.
A sad report comes form Iola, Kansas, of the burning of Thomas Anderson's large barns, a half a mile of sheds, a great quantity of corn, hun-
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Mrs. Wm. Maver returned to the city last Friday after a ten days' visit with her friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller, of Sand Lake, visited at W. B. Stewart's Wednesday. Mrs. Seavey, of Libertyville, visited her brother, Dr. Jamieson, recently
Mrs. Eliza Hughes was in the city Friday.
Mrs. J. M. Strang and Mrs. Wm. White returned from a short visit in the city Friday.
Mrs. White went to the orphans' home at Lake Bluff and found twenty four little homeless children that need things to eat and wear. Who will help?
Waterbury & Clark's hay pressing machine put up fifty bales of hay in forty-five minutes. Mr. Waterbury tied the bales.
Mr. Dame is laid up with rheumatism. Mr. Mccauley, of Roanoak, IL., visited at Mr. Dame's recently.
Mr. Bartholomew visited his daughter, Mrs. Frank Clark, last week.
Mr. Fred J. Sausome, of Chicago, spent Saturday and Sunday in Millburn, with his wife, who is visiting Miss Hattie Bain.
A new barn is to be built on the John W. Williamson farm, owned by Dr. Farhney and run by Mr. Royer. The mason work is being done now.
Theodore Batendyke and ten men assisting him are ditching and tiling Dr. Farhney's farm, and rushing the work.
We have one large barrel of potatoes all ready to send to the orphans at Lake Bluff. Let others follow.
Jessie Strang started Thursday of this week for a visit to friends in Missouri and Iowa.
Miss Smith and Miss Calevah wish the card of thanks to include Mrs. Elsie Lawrence, who has given time and painstaking labor in gathering and arranging flowers for the church times without number. So we thank the three ladies who try to make the church more attractive, keep the people awake and cheer the heart of the minister.
Mr. and Mrs. N. R. Adams returned to their city home Monday after spending Christmas at Mr. Pantall's.
The young people had a very enjoyable Christmas part in the Masonic hall Saturday night. There were about forty present and the evening was passed in the enjoyment of games old and new.
Miss Libbie Jamieson left last Friday for a visit with her friend, Miss Mollie Oliver, in Charleston, Ill.
Miss Blood, of Chicago, spent Christmas with Miss K. L. Smith.
Mr. Arthur Spafford returned last Friday from northern Wisconsin where he has been since last spring.
The Rochester students are all home for the holidays.
Miss Addie Pollock, of the Lake Bluff school, is spending her holidays at home.
Messrs. F. E. and R. G. Trotter and Miss Mary Trotter, of Chicago, spent Saturday and Sunday at their Millburn home.
A. E. Jamieson, of Lake Forest, is spending this week at home.
Miss Jeannie Thom returned Friday from school at Normal.
Misses Jessie and Florence Harris visited friends in Wisconsin this week.
Don't forget the dinner to be served by the ladies on the day of the insurance meeting.
John Roberts, of Chicago, spent Saturday and Sunday at Jas. Jamieson's.
Miss Wright, the missionary from Turkey, who was to speak here last Sunday, failed to appear, owing to some misunderstanding of dates. The pulpit was occupied by Rev. Harris, as usual. The music by the choir was very good and reflected much credit on the leader, Mrs. Starkweather.
The C. E. Society invites you to watch the old year out with them in the Forrester's hall Friday evening. All are requested to appear in some article of dress fashioned from newspaper. There will a program, refreshment and games to help the old year enjoy its last hours.
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