What People are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Nov 1912, p. 13

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28 Nov 1912
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Louis Bruch, 1201 Greenwood Avenue is home for the Thanksgiving vacation from the University of Michigan. Herman Pomper, 709 Elmwood avenue, another University of Michigan student is home for the Thanksgiving vacation. Mrs. Thomas M. Knox, 519 Forest avenue, was hostess at a lunch party in honor of the Tuesday club at her home this week. Miss Elizabeth Casey, 1132 Lake avenue, teacher of Spanish at New Trier high school, spent the weekend at Champaign, Ill. Mr. R. Williamson and family, 711 Lake avenue, moved last week Friday to their new home in Edgewater on Sheridan road. Mr. S. S. Dingee, Mr. George Kibby and Mr. J. B. Olwin returned Saturday from a successful hunting trip in northern Wisconsin. Miss Ella Waterman of Northwestern university will spend the weekend with her aunt, Mrs. J. B. Whitley, 727 Elmwood avenne. The Town club will give a dancing party on Saturday evening, at the Woman's club building, Tenth-street and Greenleaf avenue. Sir. R. W. Faupel has moved his electric shop from the Miller hardware store, and is now located at 609 West Railroad avenue, formerly occupied by Schultz & Wood, tailors. Mr. Williams, a former resident of Rockford, Ill., died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Smith, 1019 Thirteenth street, on Sunday, Nov. 24. Mr. Williams came to Wilmette only recently to be with his daughter, be- cause of his ill health. Brief services were held at the home on Monday at 4 o'clock by Rev. J. M. Wilson of the Presbyterian church, and on Tuesday services were held at the Westminster Presbyterian church in Rockford of which church Mr. Williams was an elder for thirty-five-years. Interment was at Rockford. The marriage of Miss Susan Watson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Watson, 932 Forest avenue, to Mr. Thomas B. Adams, son of Mrs. J. J. Adams, Marehalltown, Iowa, took place Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents. Rev. Roy E. Bowers of the Congregational church performed the ceremony. Miss Alice Watson Was her sister's maid of honor, and Mr. James Watson, brother of the bride, was best man. After a short trip Mr. and Mrs. Adams will go to Marshalltown, la., where they will reside. Mrs. Adams will be great- ly missed In Wilmette, where she spent her childhood. Her charming personality and helpfulness which made her so many friends here will insure her the same large circle where she goes a bride. About eighteen boys enjoyed them- selves In the basement of the Wil- mette M. B. church last Monday night, learning to play Junior league ball. This is a new game of ball especially adapted to inside playing, worked and Planned out by Miss Nulla Buck Sufit of the Junior league. The boys are, anticipating a good time this winter and expect to increase the membership among the boys at the devotional services on Sunday, as any boy wishing to get into a team must also become a member of the Junior league, and all recognized players must be over 12 years of age. Hazen Patterson, Roy Kirtland, Curtis Colegrove and Wil- liam Wiseheart, four young men members of the Epworth league cabinet, have charge ot the teams and the coaching. The work for the girls of the junior league will be cared for by Laura Flentye, Rose Duerst, Agnes Flentye, Lucille Drake and Frances Flentye. Twelve of the girls of 12 years or over met last Thursday at the home of the superintendent and made a little article of wearing apparel for themselves. .Mr. Fred C. Irwin and family will spend the winter at Melbourne, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Tillson, Brookfield Mo., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Page for Thanksgiving. Miss Webster of Galesburg, Ill., is the guest of her brother, Mr. Webster, 333 Washington avenue. The W.C.T.U. will meet with Mrs, I. G. Moody, 921 Greenwood avenue, on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 2:30 p. m. Mrs. A. E. Cronk Oregon, Wis., is the guest of her daughter; Mrs. O. W. Russell 1009 Elmwood avenue. Last Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Thrumston, 1503 Lake ave- nue, entertained the Five Hundred Club. Mrs. C. M. Burg of Chicago spent a few days of this week with her daugh- ter, Mr. George J. Happ, 1240 Central avenue. The ladies of the North End circle will hold a Christmas sale and lunch- eon in the Congregational church par- lors on Dec. 13, from 12 o'clock until 5 o'clock. Mrs. F. M. Smith of 825 Park ave- nue left Monday night for St. Louis, where she will visit her daughter, who Is quite ill. Mrs. Smith will remain indefinitely. Harold Smith, 1019 Thirteenth, street, a student at the University of Michigan, returned from Ann Arbor on Monday owing to the death of his grandfather, Mr. Williams. Thursday evening, Dec. 6, will be your last opportunity to hear Mr, Enos Bacon, the Yorkshire Nightin- gare, as he returns to Canada and then to England. Come early. All seats 25 cents. Mr. Tom Hall, 1129 Central avenue returned Saturday from a two weeks' hunting trip. The camping party con- sisted of five young men. They re- port three deer to their credit, as well as plenty of small game, Mrs. Snow of Codell, Kan., has come to be with the family of her niece, Mrs. S. &. Singleton, during her ab- sence at the Kenosha hospital. Mrs. Singleton is greatly improved and, hopes to be, with her famijy shortly. Mrs. Nickless Of Bay City, Mich., Mrs. George Phillips of Highland Park, Mrs. G. Aerbush of Bay City, Mr. McConnell of Evanston and Mr. Robert Kinningham of Danville, Ill., were guests from out of town who came to attend the Wedding of Miss Susan Watson and Mr. T. E. Adams. On Saturday evening of this week the Ouilmette Country club will give a military euchre party. This will be a "Don't Want" party. There will be a prize for everyone. Bach player will bring some article they person- ally don't want carefully wrapped to conceal the nature of it. The win- nera will have first choice, the oth- ers following in order according to their score. All prises must be un- wrapped and exhibited. Mrs. F. A. Alles of 1614 Wilmette avenue celebrated her fifty-ninth birth- day last week Thursday. Those who attended were Mrs. Peter Schaefer, Mrs. Christine Schaefgen, Mrs. Gertrude Feltman, Mrs. Eva Schaefer, Mrs. Anna Schaefer, Mrs. Ellen Wei- mann, Mrs. Joe Schaefer, Mrs. D. Schaefer, Mrs. John Schaefer, Mrs. John Nachel, Mrs. Elisabeth Fischer, Mrs. Frank Alles and all the children of her immediate family. Mrs. A.H. Aylesworth entertained the Tuesday club at luncheon this week. Formal dancing party at the Ouil- mette Country club this evening. On Friday evening, at the Ouilmette Country club, there will be a dancing party for young people and Juniors. The children's party will begin at 7:30 p. m. and continue till 9 o'clock, when the juniors will have the hall. There will be refreshments. The junior members of Mrs. Lois Black Woodruff's piano class gave a recital on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Woman's club. Mrs. Woodruff was assisted by Miss Beatrice Van Loon, Dutch soprano soloist with Innes' band. The program was delightfully rendered by some very small people, many of - them playing difficult parts with n finish that would have done credit to older ones. Miss Emily Curley and Mr. George T. Mullen were married at the home of the bride's mother, 1243 Central avenue, Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, the Rev. Roy E. Bowers officiating. The home was beautifully decorated with chrysanthemums and palms. A number of very handsome .presents were received by the couple. They will reside at their new home, 1529 Elmwood avenue.

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What People are Doing in Wilmette