What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jul 1912, p. 3

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Mr. E. P. Phelps of Wood Court attended the B.Y.P.U. [Baptist Young Peoples Union] at Toledo, Ohio last week.

Misses Anna Witt and Myrtle Schultz spent Sunday in Chicago visiting friends.

Miss Jane Petrie is visiting her brother, Mr. A. K. Petrie, 710 Washington avenue.

The Hiawatha Club will give a card party and entertainment Saturday evening at Jones' Hall.

Mr. and Mrs. Max Lewis and family formerly of 809 Fifteenth street, have moved to Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. Cobb of Evanston spent the Fourth with Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Nilles, 221 Wood court.

Miss Pearl Morris, 621 Park avenue, left last week Sunday for northwestern Iowa, to spend the summer.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Taylor of Evanston wre the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wilson on the Fourth.

Mrs. Reichter, Mrs. E. Neimeyer and Mrs. W. Neimeyer of Chicago are the guests of Mr. C. H. Klemm today.

Mrs. F. A. Buck, 1215 Lake avenue, who has been quite ill during the past wek, is very much improved.

Mrs. John Patterson and daughter have returned home from London, England, wherer they have been for some time.

The open house conducted by the Wilmette Woman's Club on June 19 was such a success that it has been decided to hold another on July 17. There will be music and light refreshments, and everybody is invited. The ladies are requested to bring their fancy work with them.

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A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Emrich, 580 Park Avenue, July 6 [uncllear].

Miss Harriet c. Konatzki visited her brother in Milwaukee for a few days last week.

Mrs. F. J. Graf of Gregory avenue entertained the Merry Matrons last Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. J. P. Metzler and daughter, Lucile, have gone to Bowling Green, Mo., to spend the summer.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Smith will spend a few months at Mrs. Smith's home on a farm in Minnesota.

Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Page, 1107 Elmwood, are entertaining Mr. Page's sister of Austin, Minn.

Master Norman Weyl and Edward Richardson leave Saturday for Lake Villa, where they will spend a few days.

Miss Manda Benson of Axtel, Nebraska, who has been visiting friends during the past few weeks, has returned home.

Mr. L. A. Bower of Ashland Avenue, is making preparations to build a handsome residence at 1321 Elmwood avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Wheeler of Kalamazoo, Michigan, spent the 4th of July with their son Mr. C. A. Wheeler, 265 Wood Court.

Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Skelton of West Railroad avenue and Mrs. E. C. Jones, Gregory avenue, spent the Fourth of July at Diamond Lake.

Mrs. W. A. Heimbuecher and sons of St. Louis, Mo., will spend the summer with her mother, Mrs. M. A. Smith, 825 Park avenue.

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The Cosy Corner circle of the Congregational Church will meet at Mrs. Thomas Watson's at Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Mrs. Watson formerly lived in Wilmette.

Mr. John W. May, 1445 Wilmette avenue, and Mr. Peter Mueller of Gross Point took a motorcycle trip to McHenry Sunday, returning Monday evening.

Mrs. J. E. Dalton, 231 Doyle Court, gave a surprise party Monday afternoon in honor of her mother, Mrs. R. Casper. Quite a number of friends attended.

The Sunday school of the German Lutheran Church, Kline and James streets, will hold its annual picnic Sunday afternoon on the grounds opposite the church.

Mrs. Laura Wilson, 1217 Lake avenue, entertained at a luncheon Monday. Miss Alice Peterson of Edgewater and Miss Lucile Taylor of Evanston were her guests.

Mrs. U. L. Black of Michigan City, Indiana, and her daughter, Miss N. E. Marean of Chicago, have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Morris, 621 West avenue, the past few days. They returned to the city Sunday evening after an enjoyable visit.

The marriage of Miss Gertrude Shipley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Shipley of Evanston, to Mr. Alexander Knoble of Wilmette took place at the parish residence of the German Lutheran church at 3 o'clcock Saturday afternoon. The Rev. Frederick Mueller officiated.

A number of Wilmette folks spent Sunday at St. Joe, Michigan. those who attended were Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Happ and family, Mrs. Martha Curley and daughter, Emily, Mr. George Mullen, Misses Margaret and Anna Murphy of Evanston and Mr. Peter Pedersen of Chicago.

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Mr. Lewis Vollman spent the 4th of July in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Mrs. Herman Schoo spent the Fourth at her home in Wisconsin.

Miss Pearl Norris is spending the summer in the northwestern part of Iowa.

Mrs. F. Murrie and daughter, Mabel, and Miss Ethel Shreiner spent Sunday in Waukegan.

Mrs. Fridenberg and daughter, Marie, returned from a trip to Ludington, Michigan, Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Kirkwright of Minneapolis have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred ReQua this week.

Misses Clara Vollman and Louise Conrad leave this week to spend their vacation with relatiives in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Miss Julia ReQua is spending the summer with her aunt, Mrs. Tyson, at her summer home at Eagle Lake, Wisconsin.

Mr. and Mrs. John D. Couffer and family are spending the summer at their summer home at Gladstone, Michigan.

Mr. Roger McCullough left Sunday for Rockford, Illinois, where he has accepted a position with the Emerson-Brautigam company.

Mr. and Mrs. George Emrich and family and Mr. and Mrs. P. Albert Tagg and family are spending a month at Woodruff, Wisconsin.

Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Gemmill and family leave today on a three weeks' auto trip through Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota.

Miss Caroline Pope is visiting her cousin, Miss Helen Pope, Lake avenue, this week. Miss Pope will return to her home in BIloxi, Miss., on Sunday.

The Ouilmette Country Club will have a bridge card party tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.; also an informal dance on Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. The time is set for 8 o'clock in order that the children may have an hour. Refreshments will be served.

Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Bichl and family of Chestnut avenue and Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Kelley and family of 1133 Elmwood avenue, accompanied by Miss Frieda Goilitz [Goelitz] and Robert O'Connell of Cincinnati, left Sunday on a tour through the Kentucky hills to visit Mrs. Kelley's mother, Mrs. Helen Goilitz [Goelitz].

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The members of the Ouilmette Country Club and the Men's Club provided a splendid display of fireworks on the evening of the Fourth on the lake front.

Mrs. F. H. Gallagher and family have gone to Bass Lake or the summer. Their residence on Forest avenue is occupied by friends of the family during their absence.

Miss Ruth Gates left Monday for Minnesota. She expects to visit in St. Paul, St. Cloud, Sauk Center and Northfield. At the latter place she will be the guest of Rev. and Mrs. E. B. Dean, formerly a pastor of the Wilmette Congregational church. Miss Gates will be gone until the middle of August.

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Brief notices of social events in Wilmette, Illinois.

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11 Jul 1912
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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What People Are Doing in Wilmette