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Kane County, Illinois
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Bishop Fallows, of Chicago, delivered the address Thursday at the Elgin (Ill.) High School commencement. [Source: "Daily Inter Ocean"(Chicago, IL.) Friday, June 17, 1887; transcribed by GT Transcription Team]


Batavia: Rev. Mr. Finkbein has been engaged to occupy the pulpit at the German methodist Church, formerly occupied by Rev. Mr. Woehr. German preaching in the mornings and English in the evening.
["Batavia Herald", 28 Apr 1893]

Batavia: Rev. A.M. White and family will be heartily welcomed as residents of Batavia.They move to our city, this week, and occupy the M.E. Parsonage.
["Batavia Herald", 26 June 1893]

Batavia: Preaching at the M.E. church, Sunday morning, by Col. Sobieski, and in the evening,at six thirty, Presiding Elder, Dr. M.E. Cady will address the congregation.
["Batavia Herald", 20 Jul 1893]

Batavia: Mr. Harry Monroe, Superintendent of the well-known and successful "PacificGarden Mission" in Chicago, will speak at the union services in the Christian church next Sunday evening. This Mission is un-denominational and has the confidence and support of leading Chicago business men. Mrs. Col. Clarke (wife of the deceased founder) gives 365 nights a year to it. Mr. Monroe is an excellent speaker and will tell an interesting story. Converted some years since from a gambler's life, he has devoted himself to saving men from the dens and slums where formerly he dwelt.["Batavia Herald", 24 Aug 1893]

Batavia: Chaplain White delivered a sermon to the inmates of the County farm, Sunday afternoonat 3 o'clock, which was a rare treat to the unfortunates.["Batavia Herald", 14 Sep 1893]

Batavia: Mr. Frank W. Burnham, from Morrison, spent the Sabbath with Chaplain A.M. Whiteand family. He was on his way to Evanston, where he will enter College to fit himself for the ministry.["Batavia Herald", 14 Sep 1893]

Batavia: Rev. R.E. Thomas and wife attended the Religious Congress, at the World's Fair,Wednesday and thusday of last week. Mr. Thomas delivered two able addresses on said Congress, Sunday.
 ["Batavia Herald", 21 Sep 1893]

The ladies of the Baptist Church will give a social, at the home of William P. Barker, Friday evening, Nov. 24. The leading feature will be a Circulating Library. All are invited to attend.
 ["Batavia Herald", 16 Nov 1893]

Rev. R.E.Thomas, of the Christian Church and Miss Lizzie Shumway, of the Congregational Church, went to Quincy Tuesday, to attend the Christian Endeavor Convention, as delegates.
 ["Batavia Herald", 16 Nov 1893]

The Epworth League, of the First M.E. Church will give a musical and literary entertainment, at the church, Wednesday eve., Nov. 22. An excellent programme is promised. Admission 25 cents. Come. ["Batavia Herald", 16 Nov 1893]


State Evangelist O.W. Stewart, will preach at the Christian Church, next Lord's Day at the morning service.  ["Batavia Herald", 16 Nov 1893]



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