Social Happenings on the North Shore
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 1918, p. 5

Ruth Risley
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Wilmette Woman's Club program December 18 will be a piano recital by Mrs. Edward MacDowell of compositions by her late husband, Edward MacDowell.

The Economy Shop Sacrifice Sale is at the newly opened shop corner of Greenleaf and East Railroad avenues. Mrs. C. P. Evans, 616 Gregory avenue, Wilmette, is contact person.

Crippled Children's Fund tag day participants: Mrs. [C.] Percy Skillen, Mrs. Lester Mee, Mrs. W. H. Porter, Miss Madeline Carhanan, Miss Mary Barrett and Miss Katherine Parsons.

Mrs. Edward MacDowell, wife of the composer, will be entertained at dinner on Dec. 18th by Mr. and Mrs. Milton W. Arrowood at their home, 836 Michigan Avenue. Among the guests will be Mr. Frank H. McCulloch and his wife, Catherine W. McCulloch of Evanston, and Dr. and Mrs. Milton B. Blouke of Chicago.
Seymour S. Cunningham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Porteus R. Cunningham, 1036 Forest Avenue, returned Saturday from Camp Taylor where he has been in training.

Mr. and Mrs. Burt A. Crowe entertained at dinner on Saturday evening at their home, 1009 Chestnut avenue preceeding the first formal dancing party at the Ouilmette Country Club. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Kenyon, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Townsend, and Mr. and Mrs. S. L. S. Harman.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Wolf entertained at dinner preceding the dancing party at the Ouilmette Country Club on Saturday evening at their home 819 Greenwood avenue. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Spinney, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Harwood, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Harwood, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Deuchler, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Scott and Mrs. Lester E. Mee.
Friday, December 13, there will be an auxiliary all-day meeting at St. Augustine's parish house. Hostesses will be Mrs. R. G. Read, Mrs. George Phillips, and Mrs. R. E. Kenyon.
Sisters and Sweethearts auxiliary of the 149th U.S.F.A. and the Fathers' and Mothers' Association will give a musical and dance at the Hotel La Salle December 21. Miss Lucy Rich, 1016 Linden avenue is contact person.
Mr. Herbert B. Mulford, 835 Elmwood avenue, left Saturday for Atlantic City, N.J. to meet government officials in regard to the Fifth Liberty Loan.
Mrs. Frank Barrett entertained informally last Friday at her home, 941 Sheridan road. Guests included Mrs. Joh T. Ling, Mrs. [C.] Percy Skillen, Mrs. Jacob Greiner, Mrs. Robert Kenyon, Mrs. William O. Belt, Miss Mary Barrett and Mrs. Riberts.
Mr. Alvah Bournique will hold a Christmas party for his dancing classes next Tuesday afternoon at the Winnetka Woman's Club. Jane Greiner and Curtis and Henrietta Bird of Wilmette will attend.
Four officers of the Wilmette Woman's Club, Mrs. Fred Gardner White, 730 Lake avenue, president; Mrs. J. C. Baker, 347 Hill street, first vice president; Mrs. John C. Mannerud, 904 Oakwood avenue; and Mrs. R. E. Pattison Kline, 1311 Greenwood avenue, are confined to their homes with influenza.

Mr. Clarence Worthington, 601 Lake avenue, was called east this week, by the sudden death of his father. Only a month ago, Mr. Worthington received word of the death of his mother.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown entertained at dinner last Saturday evening at their home 612 Lake avenue.
Lieutenant Myron L. Sparr is spending a leave of absence in Wilmette, while awaiting orders from Washington. He has been confined to his home this week with illness.
Thursday Luncheon club will be entertained by Mrs. Richard Cody, 908 Greenwood avenue.

Dan Haggin of the Hospital School, Great Lakes, will spend the weekend as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Greiner, 631 Lake avenue.
Another Tuesday Luncheon and Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. C. C. Carnahan, 700 Central avenue, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Webster will entertain at dinner Sunday at their home, 501 Washington avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Jackson Casse closed their home at 633 Forest avenue and will spend the winter at the Edgewater Beach hotel.
Round Robin Dancing Club will give a dinner dance December 28.

One of the Tuesday Lincheon and Bridge Clubs met at the home of Mrs. Percy Andrews, 411 Lake avenue.

Mrs. R. E. Hall of the Edgewater Beach Hotel was hostess to the Wednesday Luncheon and Bridge Club.

Mrs. Robinson, 630 Central avenue, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Richard Allen in Minneapolis, Minn.

Mr. and Mrs. George Bird, 610 Washington avenue, entertained last Sunday evening at their home
Mrs. Fred Buckman was hostess this week at her home in Chicago.

The H. and W. Club was entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCue, 631 Washington avenue.

Mrs. W. D. Collyer, 524 Hill street, will entertain the Fortnightly Bridge club next Tuesday

Miss Helen Shurtleff, 815 Lake avenue is confined to her home with influenza.

Miss Hazel Pierson, 730 Lake avenue, has returned from a visit to Elgin.
Regular meeting of the North Shore Catholic Woman's League took place at the Winnetka Woman's Club December 5. Dr. Maury Mars of the Speakers Bureau of the National Council of Defense described his experiences as a German prisoner of war. Mrs. Jane Stone was soloist accompanied by Miss Emily Roberts. Two humerous sketches were presented by Miss Grace Bischoff
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hoyt of Winnetka who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Snider, 730 Washington avenue, left yesterday for Tuscon, Arizona. Mrs. Hoyt was formerly Miss Eleanor Snider.
Over 100 guests attended a dinner at St. Augustine's parish house prepared by chef Packey Swartz.
Mrs. Kerry C. Meagher, 716 Central avenue, is in a sanitarium at Battle Creek, Michigan.
Miss Pearl Couffer, 903 Lake avenue, was hostess to the Comanci Card Clubs on Tuesday
Mrs. L. P. Sykes, 825 Lake avenue, has returned from a visit in Rockford, Illinois.
Miss Mary Barrett will entertain at tea on Sunday at her home, 533 Forest avenue
Mrs. Arthur Rice and family, 518 Central avenue, have been ill with influenza.
Mr. C. C. Carnahan, 700 Central avenue, returned Tuesday from New York City.
Mr. Burt A. Crowe, 1009 Chestnut avenue, is spending the week in New York City on business.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Avery W. K inney, 1425 Forest avenue, on Wednesday, December 4
Mrs. Frank Baker, 507 Lake avenue, is ill with influenza.
Mrs. W. E. Ingersoll, 517 Central avenue, is ill with influenza
Keith Drake, 933 Lake avenue, is ill with influenza.

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Social Happenings on the North Shore