Social life
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jul 1924, p. 12

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Mr. and Mrs. John D. Pahlman and their children have just returned to their home at 360 Gregory avenue, after a motor tour of the east. During their journey they were the guests of the Frank M. Hoffmans beautiful new home at Bayside, Long island. [printing error] One of the outstanding features of the trip for the children was the opportunity to meet and visit with the inventor, Thomas A. Edison, at his laboratory at Orange, New Jersey. Mr. Pahlman has been a Chicago representative of Mr. Edison for many years.

Mrs. [damage] Carleton and her daughter, Phyllis, were the guests of Mrs. Robert Kenyon, 1011 Greenwood avenue, Monday and Tuesday of this week, after returning form Massachusetts, where they had been spending a month. The Carletons left Wednesday to pass the remainder of the summer at The Heart of the Pines, Pose Lake, Wisconsin.

Mr and Mrs. G.C. Phillips of 1119 Forest avenue, have returned from a fortnight's outing at Post Lake, Wisconsin. Mrs. Phillip's cousin, Miss Hatch, who makes her home with them, is abroad. After ending her visit in the southern part of France, she will go to Italy before returning home the end of September.

Mr. and Mrs. George L. Martin, 1046 Elmwood avenue, have had as their guests for a few days this week, Mr. Martin's mother, Mrs. Mallory, of New York, and his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. James Callanan of Des Moines, Iowa.

Arthur K. Pringle of Dayton, Ohio, and his family, spent Saturday and Sunday with his mother, Mrs. E. L. Pringle, 1144 Lake Avenue. His two eldest children will pass the remainder of the summer with their grandmother.

Mr. and Mrs. George Harbaugh of 1219 Forest avenue, are expected to return Saturday from a fortnight's trip. Mr. Harbaugh has been at Camp Custer, and Mrs. Harbaugh has been visiting relatives in New Albany, Indiana.

Miss Dorothy Howard of Altoona, Pennsylvania, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Richardson of 1233 Lake Avenue.

Neal Howard of Carbondale, Illinois, is also the guest of the Richardsons.

Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Moore and family, 707 Laurel avenue, are in Valmora, New Mexico, at the home of friends. They will return to Wilmette about the first of August.

Mrs. Donald M. Gallie of Elmwood avenue, had as her guests, her brother, Frank A. Puddefoote and his son, Dr. Frank A. Puddefoote, of Detroit, who are here for an indefinite visit.

Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Pelott, 1132 Ashland avenue, and Dr. and Mrs. W.G. Jeffries of Chicago have returned from a ten day automobile trip through northern Wisconsin and Michigan.

Richard Curll, 45 Chestnut drive, is at the Boy Scout Camp in Michigan, for two weeks.

Mrs. Joseph Killian and son of Los Angeles, California, are the guests of Mrs. D.E. Allen, 209 Fourth street.

Miss Vera McNiss of Minnesota, Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Watson, Jr. of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Gray of Minneapolis, have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S.P. Watkins of 1322 Greenwood avenue for the past week. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Watkins of Ironwood, Michigan, were also visiting the S.P. Watkins until Mr. E. L. Watkins, who is a teacher, began his work in the summer school of Northwestern. Mrs. S. P. Watkins, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Hopkins are leaving shortly for a month's tour in northern Michigan and Wisconsin.

[damage] Greenwood avenue, Mr. and Mrs. William Burns, 727 Laurel avenue and Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln C. Torre[damage] of Elmwood avenue, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Taber of Saugatuck, Michigan, last week. Later in the season, Mr. and Mrs. Thompson are going to Post Lake, Wisconsin.

Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Thomas and their daughter, Suzanne, 1231 Greenwood avenue, motored to Brown's Lake, Wisconsin, to spend Saturday and Sunday with Mrs. Thomas' mother, Mrs. French. Their son, Junior, who had been visiting his grandmother for two weeks, returned with his family. Mary Jane will remain at Brown's Lake for another month.

Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Elder, 625 Maple street, with Dr. and Mrs. H. [Herman] O. Weishaar of 816 Oakwood avenue, as their guests, are leaving next week for a motor trip through the east. On the way home, the party will visit various points in Canada. They will be away almost a month.

Mrs. Lester E. Mee, 1227 Chestnut avenue, entertained informally at luncheon and mah jongg on Wednesday. Her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.Grubb, departed Tuesday evening to spend two or three months in Oklahoma.

Joseph Glover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur G. Glover, 1240 Forest avenue, who has been in California since early May, is spending a month in the Yosemite valley. He will return to Wilmette about the first of September.

Mary Lauer was hostess at a small party on Monday afternoon at her home on Forest avenue for Phyllis Carleton, who spent two days in Wilmette before leaving for Post Lake, Wisconsin, on Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs.Charles Sanford Clarke, 526 Washington avenue, and their two sons, are enjoying a three weeks' outing at Everetts' Resort, Eagle River, Wisconsin.

Mrs. Thomas S. S. Hardwick of 757 Twelfth street, entertained her Tuesday Neighborhood club, of which there are twenty or more members, at her home on Tuesday.

H.S. Gaither of 1318 Forest avenue is on a boat cruise to Mackinac island, held under the auspices of the Chicago Yacht club. Mr. Gaither is running the "Truant."

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Barton [damage] Chestnut street, are expected home next week after having spent three weeks in Alaska.

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25 Jul 1924
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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