What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Sep 1912, p. 13

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Messrs. Fenien A. Buck, William Herbon, George Neidhaver and Edmund Galitz made a motor trip in over the surrounding country Thursday afternnon in Mr. Galitz' new machine. Mr. and Mrs. D. K. Dickinson have as their guests their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Kortz of Washington, D. C. The party left Thurday for Lake Geneva, where they will spend the week-end. Miss Leta McClay, teacher of sixth and seventh grades at the Central Avenue school, has had to give up teaching for the present and go west for her health. She has gone to California. Miss Olive Skelton, 911 Lake avenue is to be assistant kindergarten teacher at the Logan school. Miss Skelton received her training at the Chicago Kindergarten institute, Gertrude house, Chicago. Mr. Frank Seng, 435 Lake avenue, was elected to the office of treasurer of the Chicago Furniture Manufacturers' association at the twentieth annual banquet of the association held at the Blackstone hotel Tuesday evening, Sept. 3. Miss Nulla T. Buck left Thursday afternoon for York, Pa., where she will spend several days visiting her uncle, after which she will visit Washington, D. C., and several other prominent eastern cities, returning by the way of Niagara Falls. Miss Dorothy Collier left Monday for Dana hall, Massachusetts, where she will attend school during the coming year. New Trier will be well-represented there, as Miss Rebecca Brown, Miss Sarah Hoyt, and Miss Sarah Washburn will also attend. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Evans, 1443 Wilmette avenue, attended the silver wedding of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Buck, 1322 Elmwood avenue, Evanston, Monday night. Many relatives and out-of-town guests were present and a very pleasant evening was spent. About twenty members of the Epworth league of the Wilmette Methodist church visited the Flentye farm seven miles west of Wilmette, on a [illegible] Tuesday night of last week. The young ladies made a generous supply of homemade candy which was very much enjoyed. Several very pleasant minutes were spent in the orchard eating apples and other enjoyable pastime. The second troop of the Boy Scouts of America met last Thursday evening and discussed the program for the next year which will consist of mostly outdoor games and hikes as the majority of the boys are now first-class scouts and a great number have now their merit badges. The next meeting of the scouts will be Thursday evening, September, 26, at 7:15 in scouts headquarters from the above date until further notice meetings will be held every Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Cards announcing the marriage of Miss Florence Renning, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Renning of Highland Park, to Mr. Leslie George Brand of Highland Park have been issued. The wedding occurred on Aug. 7 at Providence, R. I. where Miss Renning spent a part of the summer, the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Orr, formerly of Wilmette. Mrs. Brand was kindergarten teacher at the Logan school last year. Mr. and Mrs. Brand expect to make their home in Highland Park, where they have built an attractive bungalow. Jas. G. Barber, 621 Linden avenue, is equipping his home with the noted and world known May Oatway automatic fire alarms. His reasons for installing this sleepless watchman is to reduce insurance risk an to prevent unreplacable articles from being destroyed from the much dreaded agent, "fire". There are a great many homes in Wilmette that are now figuring on installing the May Oatway before the fires get started from fireplaces, etc. The first five minutes of a fire are what count. Catch it before the five minutes is up with May Oatway alarms. Miss Helen Lorene Barker, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Milton Reed Barker, 707 Washington avenue, was married to William Magee Raignel at 8:30 o'clock last Wednesday evening, Sept. 11, at the home of the bride's parents. Rev. James Marquis Wilson, pastor of the Presbyterian church, performed the ceremony. Miss Beatrice Barker attended her sister as maid of honor, and Fred Chapman was best man. The bride wore white charmeuse satin, trimmed with lace, and carried white roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor wore pink chiffon over pink charmeuse and carried pink Killarney roses and sweet pes. After a trip east Mr. and Mrs. Raignel will be at home 6100 Madison avenue, Chicago. Among the out-of-town guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Raignel, Jr. and Miss Raignel of Philadelphia, also Dr. Earl Raignel.

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19 Sep 1912
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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What People Are Doing in Wilmette