What People are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1912, p. 12

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Brief notices of social activities in Wilmette, Illinois.
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21 Nov 1912
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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What People are Doing in Wilmette

It will be open house night at the

Wilmette Country club Saturday.

Mr. H. K. Snider is building on the

corner of Eighth and Washington


Mrs. Clark Edwards of Columbus,

Ohio, is the guest of her niece, Mrs.

A. G. Melville, 1022 Greenwood ave-


Mrs. N. C. Thayer and children re-

turned Saturday from Minnesota and

Iowa, where they spent a couple of


Mrs. C.H. Klemm of 420 Park ave-

nue attended a box theater party in

Chicago Thursday with a number of


Mrs. Herbert Ashton Morin, 636 Hill

street, entertained at luncheon a club

of twelve ladies of which she is a


Mrs. Charles Schlosser, 621 Elm-

wood avenue, ^ntertained as guests

last week Miss Hazel Schlosser and

Miss Gretta Leyse of Sioux Falls,

S. D.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Brown of Wapa-

koneta, O., are visiting their aunts,

Mrs. Joseph Lear, 1637 Forest avenue,

and Miss R. Yeokel, 1219 Wilmette


Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Couffer returned

November 1 from a ten days' trip in

the east, they having visited Pitts-

burgh, Philadelphia, New York, New

Haven and Boston.

The Young Ladies' Auxiliary of the

Wilmette Woman's club at their last

meeting gave their services to the

work of the philanthropic department

The philanthropic department of

the Woman's club will hold an extra

all-day meeting for work on Friday,

November 22nd.

At the last meeting of the Wilmette

Woman's club on Wednesday after-

noon, November 13th, the program

was in charge of the music depart-

ment, of which Mrs. Albert N. Page

is chairman. Mr. Hans Hanke, pian-

ist, recently from Germany, gave an

interesting program. The solist was

Mrs. Ruth Swing Watson, who sang

first a group of French songs, and

afterwards a German song and several

English songs. The hostess of the

afternoon was Mrs. Roy E. Bowers,

and assisting her was Mrs. B. Calloway

and Mrs. Hoyt King. There were

264 present and thirty-one guests,

many of them from out of town. A

number of announcements were made

by the president, Mrs. Pierson. Among

them that forty new members had

Joined the club this fall; that Mrs.

Edward L. Scheidenhelm had been

chosen to fill the vacancy of first vice-

president, caused by Mrs. Judd's go-

ing to New York for the winter. An-

nouncement was made of the drama

section of the club, which held a

meeting on Tuesday of this week to

prepare for Miss Hunnt's lectures, and

of the meeting on Wednesday morn-

ing for those interested in woman's

part in government, led by Mrs. Carl


Mr. Anton May, 1448 Wilmette ave-

nue, who has been quite ill for the

past two weeks, is very much im-


Mr. Joseph W. Evans of Joplin, Mo.,

who has been visiting his brother, Mr,

Ralph M. Evans, 1443 Wilmette ave-

nue, returned home Friday night.

Mrs. Powers of Grand Rapids,

Mich., who has been visiting her

daughter, Mrs. George Van Dyke, for

several weeks, returned home last


Mm. Helen Gage and Mrs. Ira Jones

were delegates from the Wilmette

Woman's club to the Illinois Federa-

tion of Woman's clubs, held in Au-

rora last week.

Mr. Raymond Vreeland, brother of

Dr. F. D. Vreeland, last week made a

short visit in Wilmette as guest of

Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Barber, 621 Lin-

den avenue, before going east. When

a lad of 12 years he made his home

with Mr. and Mrs. Barber.

This is the time the young house-

keepers hear much about "the pies

mother used to make," pumpkin or

others. If the present generation does

not practice along that line--pie-making

--what will future generations of

husbands say? Listen! I shall tell

you: "The pies mother used to


Rev. Enos Bacon, known as the

Yorkshire Nightingale, preached and

sang to a packed house at the M. B.

church of Wilmette Sunday night

Long before the hour set for the serv-

ice people began gathering and the

main auditorium was not large enough

to accommodate the crowd, and the

Sunday school room was put into serv-

ice, and it, too, was filled. Mr. Bacon

has two distinct voices, that of a rich

contralto and full baritone.

The Men's club gave a Harvest

Home dinner on Tuesday evening of

last week at the Woman's Club

building. A very entertaining pro-

gram had been arranged to follow the

dinner, and a banjo orchestra fur-

nished the music Prof. W. W. Carnes

was one of the entertainers. Prof.

Brown, principal of New Trier high

school; Mr. Louis Brock, Mr. Frank

L. Fowler, Democratic candidate for

congress at the recent election; Rev.

H. B. Heald, rector of St Augustine

Episcopal church, and William H.

Maclean were all Interesting speakers.

Mr. Charles H. Jackson, president of

the Men's club, announced the speak-


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What People are Doing in Wilmette