Social Happenings on the North Shore by Ruth Risley
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 3

Ruth Risely
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Army and Navy Club dancing party was held last Saturday night at the Ouilmette Country Club. A chaparone was provided for every five young women. Mrs. Henry B. Gates, chairman of the Recreation board committee was in general charge. Mrs. O.G. Corns assisted by hostessess Mesdames E. W. McCullough, Thomas C. Moulding, and Marshall L. Doty. The chaparones included Mesdames Louis A. Clark, Herbert C. Arms, Fred White, Benjamin F. Blymer, Jonahan Drake, Ira Ones, Byron H. Knapp, Frank H. Gallagher, Oscar Townsend, C. Miles McDonald, Frederick M. Bowes, George R. Linn, Arthur L. Rice, M.H. McMillan, Frank Seng, F. J. Scheidenhelm, Charles McCue, Charles N. Roberts and Charles N. Reese. Mrs.Jacob Greiner in charge of the punch bowl, was assisted by Mrs. Edward Lilienfield, Mrs. William O. Belt and Miss Alcock.

Exhibit of war trophies belonging to Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr., the Kenilworth aviator who was killed in the war.

For the last six weeks between fifty and seventy-five men in uniform have been entertained on weekends in Kenilworth. The entertainment has been informal and for the most part in homes. Its increasing popularity has resulted in the forming of a hospitality committee in co-operation with war camp community service. Mrs. Charles Ware and Miss Dorothy Sears are in charge.

Announcement of the marriage of Miss Georgiana Owsley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Knox Owsley of Winnetka to Lieutenant Leon Hill, Jr., of Harlington, Texas on Monday at the home of the bride's parents. The couple will live in San Antonio.

Mr. Howard Shurtleff of Camp Grant spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Shurtleff, 815 Lake avenue.

A shower was given Wednesday afternoon of last week by Miss Esther Cohen, 1231 Forest avenue, for Miss Dorothy Northam, engaged to LeRoy Hammond.

Lieutenant J. Wallace Bradley of camp Grant visited his cousin, Lieutenant and Mrs. Lester E. Mee on Chestnut avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Yarian [unclear], 1021 Central avenue, returned from a trip to Winona Lake.

Mrs. A. K. Shurtleff and three children, John, Jessie and Barbara, 619 Greenleaf, have returned from a visit in Sycamore, Ill.

Mrs. Henry Hasselberg and daughter, Miss Clara Hasselberg of Dixon, Ill., left Wednesday evening after spending several days as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hasselberg on Ridge avenue.

Carl Knudsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Knudsen, 424 Prairie avenue, left this week for Ann Arbor, Mich. He expects to leave for France soon.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Jackson Casse have reopened their home at 633 Forest avenue after spending the winter in Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. William Duff and family of Ravenswood have taken the home at the corner of Sixth street and Washington avenue formerly occupied by the Woodman family.

Dinner dance at the Bob O'Link Golf Club on Saturday.
Mr. John O. King, formerly editor of the Lake Shore News, is on his way to France..

Mr. and Mrs. C. Percy Skillin have rented their home at 714 Ashland avenue, and are making their home in Oak Park.

Reverend Robert Locke of Grand Rapids, Mich., will occupy the pulpit of the Congregational churn on Sunday.

Miss Mary Crossley of Homesdale, Pa., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Crossley, 600 Washington avenue.

Friends of Mrs. Chalres J. Schlosser, 621 Elmwood avenue, will regret to learn of the death of Mrs. Mary D. Slater, her sister, which occurred on Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Heinzen, 1515 Washington avenue, have returned from Bristol, Wis.

Mrs. C. Percy Skillen, 714 Ashland avenue, entertained at luncheon and bridge Tuesday afternoon at Westmoreland Country Club.

The Army and Navy Club will hold another dancing party at the Wilmette Woman's CLub on Saturday evening.

Glencoe will have charge of the entertainement of uniformed men at Ravinia Park on Saturday and Sunday of this week.

Miss Edith Cooper, 824 Lake avenue, returned from Kalamazoo,>

Mr. Fred White, 730 Lake avenue, left Tuesday for Mudlavia Springs, Ind.

Mrs. Lester E. Mee, 1227 Chestnut avenue, is visiting in Waukesha, Wis.

Mrs. C. P. Evans and daughter, Helen, of Gregory avenue, are vacationing in Michigan.

Mrs. E. V. Long, 1616 Forest avenue, is in Kenosha, Wisconsin, visiting her daughter.

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1 Aug 1918
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Social Happenings on the North Shore by Ruth Risley