What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1912, p. 6

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Mrs. R. P. Smith entertained at a card club last Friday.
The Ouilmette Country club will give a dinner Saturday, Aug. 3.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Sackman will leave Saturday for Mishawaka, Ind.
Mrs. W. H. Roberts of Tracy, Ill., was the guest of Mrs. C. E. Burgess, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Drury leaves Saturday for Walloon Lake for a few weeks.
Miss Lucile Drake will spend a few days at Hyde Park visiting her aunt, Miss T. E. Drake.
Mrs. A. K. Petrie and little son, Donald, left Monday for Walloon Lake for a month.
Mrs. William La Venter of Davenport, Ia., spent Sunday with Mrs. W.D. Elmer of Lake avenue.
The Merry Matrons met at the home of Mrs. H. D. Skelton, 511 West Railroad avenue yesterday.
Mrs. W. D. Elmer and Mrs. E. J. Elmer are spending a few days at Mackinac, Mich., this week.
Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Anderson, 530 Washington, returned Saturday after a short vacation in Michigan.
Miss Pearl Thalmann of Chicago spent a week with her sister, Mrs. C. H. Klemm of West avenue.
Mrs. C. E. Burgess and Mrs. Jennie Burgess will spend next week with friends at Strawberry Point, Ia.
Mrs. John Hoffman of Clifton, Ill., will spend a week with her daughter, Mrs. A. F. May, on Kline street.
Mrs. E. L. Acton and son of Springfield, Ill., has been visiting Mrs. W. G. Sweetman, 918 Oakwood avenue.
Miss Clara Schwab of Decatur, Ill., spent the week-end with Mrs. William Harridge, 1440 Forest avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Arting and Miss Glaze of Edgewater spent the week-end with Mrs. James Duse Saw of Hill street.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Schmitz, formerly of Chicago, have occupied their new home at Gregory avenue and Fourteenth street. A number of young folks from Chicago speny Sunday afternoon with Mr. amd Mrs. Anton May, 1448 Wilmette avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Sterrett of Lake avenue, who have been visiting their parents at Madison, Wis., returned last Saturday.
Master Clayton Peterson of Forest avenue entertained a number of his little friends at a party in honor of his birthday, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Palmer, 1225 Hill street, attended a musical and dance given at the Northwestern gymnasium, Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. May, 1445 Wilmette avenue, attended the funeral of Mrs. May's uncle, Mr. Phillip Reidy, in Chicago Monday.
Roy Arns, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Arns, is able to be up and around after several weeks' confinement with scarlet fever.
Mrs. J. Arting entertained a few friends at luncheon yesterday in honor of Mrs. F. S. Marbury of New York, formerly of Wilmette.
Dr. D. Rapp, dentist, formerly of Olney, Ill., has located in Wilmette and will occupy the office formerly occupied by Dr. C. G. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Meyers, 627 Lake avenue, are spending the summer in Michigan. They are located at present in Nahma, Delta county, Mich.
Joseph Arns, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Arns was seriously injured by being struck on the head with a brick, causing quite a scalp wound.
Miss Beatrice Tuerk returned yesterday from Hammond Lake where she had been spending the past two weeks. She reports a most delightful visit.
Mrs. Mary Schopen, who resides with her daughter, Mrs. Henry Schultz, was operated on at the Evanston hospital Friday and is doing very nicely.
Miss June Thrumston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Thrumston, 1503 Lake avenue, is spending a few weeks with friends on a farm near Minooka, Ill.
Mrs. W. D. Matthews, 1521 Lake avenue, entertained the Fourth Division of the M. E. church ladies last Thursday. Many attended and all had a very enjoyable time.
Mr. S. S. Dingee took a short trip to St. louis this week.
Miss Latham of Hill street entertained at Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bray leave this week to spend a month visiting in Oregon.
Mr. I. R. Adkins, 1112 Central avenue, spent the week end at Laporte, Ind.
Earl P. Gowing, 630 Washington avenue, is spending a month in New Jersey.
Mrs. E. E. Hyde, 721 Elmwood avenue, entertained the Reading circle on Monday.
An informal dance will be given at the Ouilmette Country club Saturday evening.
Mrs. C. C. Carnahan and daughter, Madeline, have gone to Gull Lake for a short stay.
Mrs. C. E. Burgess, 1539 Lake avenue, entertained Mrs. Will Roberts of Tracy, Ill. on Friday.
Mr. Roger McCullough, who is in business at Rockford, Ill. spent the week-end with his parents.
Miss Katharine Nelson, 1706 Forest avenue, is spending a month with her aunt at Marinette, Mich.
Mrs. George Dickson and two daughters of New Lennox, Ill., was the guest of her mother, Mrs. James Baker of Hill street, Thursday.
Howard Cutler and Louis Perkins took a canoe trip this week down the Illinois canal to Starved Rock.
Mrs. C. D. Worthington, 602 Lake avenue, who was severely burned last week, is reported much improved.
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Skinner, 725 Tenth street, are expected home Saturday from an extended western trip.
Dr. and Mrs. Lester M. Mec, 1027 Greenwood avenue, expect to leave today for a few weeks at Lake Geneva.
Mrs. Walter W. Baldwin, 212 Woodbine avenue, who has recently returned from the hospital, is greatly improved.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. McCullough and daughter, Mildred, 923 Elmwood avenue, have returned from a two weeks' trip in the east.
Miss Harriet Hayward of Chicago will give a tea this afternoon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Drake, 933 Lake avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cohen and daughter leave today for northern Wisconsin, where they will spend the remainder of the summer in their cabin.
Mrs. Edward J. Mau, 1152 Central avenue, who has been visiting friends in Marblerock, Ia., for the past few weeks, returned home Thursday evening.
Rev. and Mrs. Roy E. Bowers left Friday for Castle Park, Mich., for two weeks' vacation. From there they will go to Ashland, O., to spend two weeks with friends.
Mrs. Carl R. Latham and two daughters, Mary and Mildred, are spending the summer at their summer home at the Les Cheneaux club, near Mackinac, Mich.
The Evanston chapter of Delta Gamma, including many Wilmette members, entertained all Delta Gammas "In Urbe" at a beach luncheon in Evanston on Wednesday.
Marshal Ed Sieber and family will leave the first of next week for Michigan, where they will spend some time on Mr. Sieber's fruit farm. The trip will be made by automobile.
Dr. C. G. Smith, who formerly occupied offices at the corner of Wilmette and Railroad avenues, has moved to the new Brown building, at the corner of Wilmette and Central.
Mrs. George L. Paddock, 816 Lake avenue, has rented her home for a term of years to Mr. Edward Zipf, 925 Lake avenue. Mrs. Paddock leaves for Evanston, Thursday, where she will make her future home.
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Eastman and daughter, Clementine, 412 Central avenue, will leave Saturday by boat for Mackinac Island, where they will visit Mr. Eastman's sister. Mr. and Mrs. Eastman expect to go on to Duluth.
Mrs. Tucker of Ninth street has been entertaining her mother, Mrs. Foster of Kenwood, her sister from Cincinnati and her sister-in-law from Worcester, Mass. Mrs. Tucker expects to go to Worcester, Mass., with her sister-in-law when she returns.
Mrs. Lulu Allen, 929 Central avenue, is spending a month in the east.
Miss Gemmill of Chicago is visiting her sister, Mrs. Frank Cutler of Lake avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Jackson Casse returned Wednesday from an automobile trip to Decatur, Ill.
Rev. S. F. Kidder of Madison, Wis., will occupy the pulpit of the First Congregational church during Mr. Bowers' absence through the month of August.
Mrs. Louis Clark of Lake avenue entertained at dinner for Miss Effie Ladd Saturday evening, after which the young people joined the dancers at the Ouilmette Country club.
Miss Dorothy Collier took a short automobile trip to Lake Geneva with her father on Saturday. On their return she will stop at McHenry, Ill., and spend a few days with Mrs. Burton Toms.
Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Wilson leave tomorrow for a month's stay at Bay View, Mich. Mrs. Wilson will first attend the missionary educational conference at the Y. M. C. A. camp, Lake Geneva, which is from Aug. 2 to 12. She will then join Dr. Wilson at Bay View.
A party of Wilmette people are planning to leave this week for an automobile trip to Channel Lake. The party will include Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Brown and family, Dr. and Mrs. Charles N. Reese and family, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Clark and family, and Mr. and Mrs. E. Jackson Casse.
The Community house board of Wilmette visited the Community house of Winnetka last week. Mrs. G. S. Martin, 1046 Elmwood avenue, held the last regular meeting at her home. The board has raised more than $300 for the free assembly hall, which will be opened in October in the old Logan Square public school.

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Brief notices of social activities in Wilmette, Illinois

Date of Publication:
1 Aug 1912
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Reidy, Phillip
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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What People Are Doing in Wilmette