What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 6

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Miss Louise Lloyd will spend a week at White Lake, Mich. Mrs. Lena Webber will spend a few weeks at Benton Harbor Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beaumier of Milwaukee spent a few days at 1311 Greenwood avenue. Mr. R. E. Collins, who has been in Pittsburgh on a business trip, returned home Sunday. Mrs. Reader of Chicago is spending the week with her sister, Mrs. E. P. Jones of Central avenue. Miss Mabel Shantz of Central avenue, who has been visiting in Pittsburgh, returned Saturday. Mr. And Mrs. W. D. Leary, 1222 Wilmette avenue, are spending the week at the Dells in Wisconsin. Miss Laura Steele of Lake Forest is spending the week with Miss Mary Steiner, 145 Wilmette avenue. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Sterett of Lake avenue left Tuesday for a few weeks' vacation in northern Wisconsin. Mrs. F. M. Paul of Meade, Kan., who has been visiting friends in Wilmette, returned home last Friday. The Pot Luck Luncheon club met at the home of Mrs. Arthur C. Wilson of Waukegan, formerly of Wilmette. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Roth and family, 1124 Forest avenue, left on Monday for a short stay in northern Michigan. Miss Margaret and Edith Frimbgen of Lockport, N.Y., have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dougherty of 1311 Greenwood avenue. Mr. and Mrs. A Bershack, 530 Washington street, have just completed a most delightful motor trip through Wisconsin. Miss Alva Tuerk, 1441 Forest avenue, attended a house party at Hammond Lake, Wis., where she expects to visit for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Buck and little son, Gordon, 1215 Lake avenue, will leave Saturday for several weeks vacation in northern Michigan. Mrs. Carl S. Schroeder, 711 Park avenue, who has been visiting in Hazel Green, Wis., for the past few weeks, returned home last week. Miss Elizabeth Hoffman, 1713 Forest avenue, has gone to St. Charles, Min., for a few months' vacation and Miss Nellie Scott will join her later. Mr. and Mrs. Francis I. Walker and two children left Thursday morning for a two months' visit with relatives at Louisville, Ky., and Asheville, N.C. Mrs. John D. Emrich 539 Park avenue, returned home Thursday after spending several weeks with her mother, Mrs. C. S. Siye of Rogers Park. The Jolly Matrons' club met at the home of Mrs. J. C. Wilson, 1217 Lake avenue, Wednesday afternoon, and several very pleasant hours were spent. Mrs. Lucy Linn and Donald Linn, son of George R. Linn, 810 Forest avenue, have just returned, after spending seven months on the Pacific coast. Mrs. William Boltwood and daughter, Elizabeth, of Park avenue, who has been spending several weeks with her mother, in Iola, Kan., returned Tuesday. Miss Lillian Happ gave a surprise party in honor of her brother's twentieth anniversary Thursday evening. Quite a number of out-of-town guests attended. Mr. and Mrs Ernest Meyers and two daughters, 411 West Railroad avenue, left Monday for Watertown, Wis. From there they expect to go to the Dells. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zibble, 1233 Central avenue, are receiving congratulations of their friends upon the arrival of a baby boy, which came to them Friday. Mrs. Edward Corette, 1300 Central avenue, entertained a number of friends at luncheon on Tuesday of last week in honor of Mrs. D. L. Braya nd Mrs. Frank M. Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McKeown of Jackson Mich., toured to Wilmette in their automobile and are spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Julius Rolmann, 801 Fifteenth street. Mrs. A. G. Melville, 1022 Greenwood avenue, will leave next week for Denver, Colo., where she will join Mr. Melville, and from there they will go on a fishing trip for a few weeks. Mrs. Roy Tompson spent the past week at Neenah, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Sackman left Saturday for Misawaka, Ind. Albert Scheldenhelm left this week to visit relatives at Mendota, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Wenban and son, Robert, left Tuesday for Fifield, Wis. Miss Gertrude Ketchum left for St. Paul, where she expects to spend a month. The Woman's Auxiliary club held its annual picnic at Ravinia park Tuesday. Mr. G. R. Duce of Kline street is entertaining his father of Milwaukee for a few weeks. Miss Katherine Van Deuser of Hyde Park is spending the week with Miss Lucile Drake. Dr. Leaf, who has been quite ill at the hospital, has recovered and is able to be at his office again. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Deutsche and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. Happ, Doyle court. Miss Pearl Delves of Chicago spent a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Happ of Central avenue. Mr. and Mrs. F. I. [Francis Irving] Jacobs of Park avenue made a three-day automobile trip to Wauconda, Ill., last week. Mrs. T. Feeney and a daughter, Mary Jane of Chicago, are spending a few days with Mrs. D. L. Earl of Doyle court. Mr. John A. Bergman, formerly of Charles street, has occupied one of Mr. Johnson's ouses and 524 Fifteenth street. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Dury of Central avenue left Saturday for a short visit at Grand Rapids and Walloon Lake, Mich. A number of Wilmette folks attended a mock dedication of the Danish National park Sunday at Highland park, Racine, Wis. Mrs. L. E. West and daughter, Ruth, of Rock Island, will spend a month with Mrs. R. E. Collins at 1536 Lake avenue. Mr. Leo Lear and Adrain Hassenauer of Wapakoneta, O., will spend a few weeks with Mrs. Joseph Lear, 1637 Forest avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Reese, 1718 Forest avenue, who attended the golden wedding of Mrs. Reese's brother, Mr. N. Schubert, in Wapakoneta, O., returned Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Runtz of Gross Park and William Phaltz of Chicago spent Sunday afternoon and evening with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lear. Mrs. Dr. John Segsworth and children, 1147 Wilmette avenue, who have been spending the last few weeks in Michigan returned the last part of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Herbon and Mrs. J. A. Herbon attended the funeral of Mrs. George Vesper, who died at the home of her daughter in Ravinia last Thursday. Miss Hattie Latham and Mrs. Lewis Babcock left Saturday for Les Cheneaux Islands, near Mackinac, Mich., where they will visit Mrs. Carl R. Latham at her summer home. A number of young folks of the Epworth league enjoyed a hay-rack ride to Glen View Saturday night. Those who attended were: Miss Lucile Drake, Nettie Kaufman, Gladys Harris, Ellen Rosberg, Miss Van Deuser, Nulla Buck, Hazen Patterson, William Wisehart, Carlton Gould, Earnest Gould, Curtic Colegrove, John Dean. The body of Mrs. Eliza Olmstead, aged 70 years, who died Friday morning in Bremen, Ind., arrived at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. E. Wade 1529 Charles street, Satuday. The funeral was held Monday morning at Mrs. Wade's residence, the Rev. De Long of Oak Park officiating. The remains were taken to Rochester, N. Y. for burial. Mrs. Wade accompanied the body. The Ouilmette Country club announces the following program for the month of August:

Saturday, 10th-Cards,bridge, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, 16th-Cards, bridge, 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, 17th-Informal dancing, 8 p.m.

Saturday, 24th-Cards, bridge, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, 31st-Informal dancing, 8 p.m.

Mrs. John McCall, Bureau, Ill., was a week-end guest of Mrs. A. P. Peirce this week. Mrs. F. L. Joy is entertaining her brother, Mr. Watkins, of Rochester, New York. Miss Eunice Moore of Oak Park is visiting her cousin, Miss Mildred McCullough, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Bradley and family, 1104 Forest avenue, are summering at Ephriam, Wis. Rev. S. F. Kidder of Madison, Wis., will occupy the pulpit of the Congretational church on Sunday. Dr. and Mrs. William Mann and family, 1121 Greenwood avenue, spent the week-end at Starved Rock. The Drama Study class will meet with Mrs. Charles N. Roberts, 1014 Lake avenue, on Wednesday next. Miss Dorothy Northam spent the past week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Von Bechter and family of Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Tompson, 1419 Central avenue, returned last week from a two weeks'stay at Charlevoix. Mr. and Mrs. John Iliff, 1115 Greenwood avenue, expect to leave the last of the week for Onekama, Mich., for a week. Miss M. R. Hickey, 1213 Forest avenue, left this week to spend a few weeks at Waukezoo, Inn, near Holland Mich. Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Cutler, 1016 Ashland avenue, left this week for a few weeks' fishing trip in northern Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Skinner returned to their home on Sunday after an extended western trip of two months. Mrs. Westby and daughters, Misses Flora Eva and Winefred Westby, are spending a few weeks at Lake Delevan, Wis. Mr. Howard Cutler has been spending several days at Delevan, Wis., at the summer home of Mr and Mr. D. E. Allen. Mrs. Roy H. Huntsman, 21 Ninth street, is entertaining her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Smith of New York City. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Scheidenhelm and children leave Friday for Petoskey and Bay View, Mich., to be gone three weeks. Mrs. J. D. Roth, left this week for Onekama, Mich., for a couple of weeks. The Neighborhood circle of the Congregational church met at the home of Mrs. L. P. Sykes, 825 Lake avenue. Luncheon was served. Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd N. Lowrie Anson, 1023 Lake avenue, returned Monday from Moline, Ill., where they have been for the past week. The Ladies of the W. C. T.U. met at the home of Mrs. E. U. Norton, 370 Walnut street, Winnetka, for a picnic on the beach on Tuesday. Mrs. W. J. King and two children, 626 Washington avenue, returned this week from Douglas, Mich., where she has been for the past week. Mrs. F. J. Scheidenhelm and daughters, Margaret, Frances and Mary Louise, left Monday to spend two weeks a Lake Hamlin, Mich. Miss Dorothy Iliff, 1115 Greenwood avenue leaves Thursday of this week for Davenport, Iowa, and expects to remain for the month of August. Ellsworth Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Taylor, Chicago, and formerly of Wilmette, was a guest of the E. L. Scheidenhelms last week. Miss Elizabeth Parker of Orange, Conn., is the guest of her cousin, Mrs. Melville Brown. Miss Parker expects to spend the summer and fall in Wilmette. Mrs. Benjamin F. Blymeyer, 626 Lake avenue, entertained the East end Circle of the Ladies' Aid society of the First Congregational church at her home on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. George E. Cole, 911 Greenwood avenue, have as their guests Mr. Cole's sister and niece, Mrs. John M. Root and Miss Bertha Root of Jackson, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. F. I. Walker and family, 1315 Elmwood avenue are spending a two month's vacation visiting relatives in Indianapolis, Ind., Louisville, Ky., and Asheville, N.C. Mrs. Hammond and son and daughter of Wooster, Mass., have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Lucker, 226 Ninth street. Mrs. Lucker and daughter accompanied them east on Monday of this week and expect to be away several weeks. Carlton Kaumeyer is spending his vacation at Port Huron and other lake resorts. Mrs. Mackie, Miss Bredbeck and Miss McCritchie of Clinton, Ohio, are guests at the homes of Walter W. Baldwin, 212 Woodbine, and C. L. Keith, 222 Ninth street. Mrs. N. C. Thayer, 610 Central avenue, is entertaining at a house party this week. Her guests are her sister, Miss Leighton of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, and aunt, Mrs. Mosher and Miss Mosher, instructor in mathematics in Iowa State college. One of the young ladies classes of the Wilmette M. E. Sunday school planned a marshmallow roast to be held on the beach Thursday evening inviting the young men's class to be their guests. The heavy rains of the afternoon spoiling their plans they gathered at the home of their teacher, Mrs. F. A. Buck, 1215 Lake avenue, and toasted marshmallows over the gas range instead of the anticipated beach fire. About twenty young folks enjoyed the fun.

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8 Aug 1912
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What People Are Doing in Wilmette