Miss Florence Hart of Milwaukee
is the guest of Miss Juliette Gates this
Mrs. J. Melville Brown, 738 Eleventh
street, was hostess at a luncheon
Mrs. Purcell of Piqua, Ohio, is the
guestof her niece, Mrs. Lorin Hall,
1129 Central Ave.
Miss Elsie Braunhold was hostess
to the Luncheon club, of which she is
a member, on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Higgins, Chicago,
have come to Wilmette for the
winter and are at 731 Tenth street.
Mr. T. Adams of Marshalltown, Ia.,
will be a guest at the home of Mr.
James Watson, 933 Forest avenue for
Miss Susan Northam, 781 Tenth
street, expects to leave about December
1st for California where she will
spend the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. David Anderson, 520
Washington avenue, are receiving
congratulations on the birth of a son,
born Wednesday, November 13th.
Mrs. Ida Evans Haines, secretary
of the Illinois Vigilance association,
spoke at the Wilmette Woman's club
on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30.
The Circle Dancing Club will give
a dancing party on Friday evening
November 22nd, at the Woman's club,
corner Greenleaf and Tenth streets.
The Wilmette Woman's club is
planning a terpsichorean fete for
Thanksgiving night, the Friday following
and a Saturday matinee. Mr.
John B. Rogers will direct it. One
hundred and thirty will take part and
it promises to be a very attractive
Mr. Frank G. Gates of Robert College,
Constantinople, brother of our
Mr. Henry B. Gates, recently cabled
friends in New York, under date of
November 11th: "The missionaries
and colleges at Constantinople are all
right. The city is tranquil. Our college
is in session as usual. Gates."
At the fellowship dinner held at
the Congregational church on
Wednesday evening Rev. J. L. Barton
of Boston, secretary of the American
Board of Foreign Missions, gave a
highly interesting and forceful talk
on his life in Turkey when he was a
missionary to that country. It was
not known until Saturday morning
that Mr. Barton would come to Wilmette
and for that reason announcement
was too late for the papers last week.
At the Methodist Church on Tuesday
evening of this week an entertainment
was given under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid
Society. The division of which Mrs. E. M. Stafford
is chairman had charge of the affair.
Mrs. Jarley's wax works were
presented and assisting them was
Miss Dorothy Rae, vocalist; Miss Ruth
Rudolph of Ravenswood, pianist. Rev.
L.K. Gale gave readings. A list of
the characters and those representing
them is as follows:
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spratt...Mr. and Mrs. Woodcock
Mr. Jarley...W.C. Reinhold
King Cole....Harry Stoker
Little Miss Muffett...Miss Bateman
Babes in the Woods...Master G. Buck and Ethel Colwell
Little Bo-Peep...Arline Woodcock
Little Red Riding Hood...Margaret Stafford
Humpty Dumpty...W. Reinhold
Jack Horner...John Berstly
Priscilla and John...Miss Bateman and Lisle Smith
Sleeping Beauty and the Prince...Miss N. Kaufmann and R. Kirtland
Alexander the Great...Curtis Colegrove
The Vocalist...Miss Dorothy Rae
The Milk Maid...Miss Grace Smurr
The Giggler...Miss Lucile Drake
Rip Van Winkle...A. J. Woodcock
Goddess of Liberty...Miss Laura Flynte
Joan of Arc...Miss Agnes Flynte
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burg spent the
weekend in Champaign, Ill.
Mr. Thomas Gilette had the misfortune
to fall and break his arm recently.
Don't forget the "Yorkshire Nightingale"
on Thursday evenig, December 5.
The Drama Study class met with
Mrs. Frank Koontz, 1135 Lake Avenue
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Burt, 1027 Elmwood
Avenue, spent the week-end at Champaign
Mrs. Whiffen and daughter, Marion,
Ashland arenue, spent the weekend at
Mrs. John Clark Baker, 347 Hill
street, entertained the Ladies' Aid on
Mrs. Percival N. Cutler returned
home on Sunday after a visit of three
weeks in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Miss Mary Crumpacker of Laporte,
Ind., is the guest of her aunt,
B. M. Stafford, 936 Sheridan
Miss Ackley of Battle Creek,
was the guest of her sister, Mrs. P.
R. Finley, 419 Ninth street, last week.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Wilmette Public School Art League
was omitted for the month of Novem-
The Ladies of St. Francis Xavier
Catholic church, are planning a
bazaar, to be held beginning Decem-
ber 9th and closing December 15th.
Prof. and Mrs. C. W. Edwards, Ada
Bysted, Varian and Agatha Shea and
Bishop Shepard's son, Warren, were
visitors at the parsonage on Sunday.
The Harvest Home supper given by
the Ladies' Aid society on Friday
night was a great success. Two hundred
and ten persons sat at the tastefully
Wilmette -Methodist Church--
"Joshua, the Undefeated," and "A
Harvest Home," will be the subjects
discussed by Thomas Keene Gale, the
pastor, at 10:45 a.m. and 5 p. m.
On the afternoon of Thanksgiving
day, Nov. 28, at 4 o'clock, fifty stereopticon
pictures, leading up to and
describing the first Thanksgiving day
will be shown at the Wilmette. M.E.
Church. Some comic pictures will also
be shown, among them "Mr. Hayseed
Selling his Calf," and "Uncle Rastus
and the Billy Goat."
Miss Helen Staats, who has been
spending a week at the home of her
cousin, Mrs. Mortimer B. Skinner,
will be joined by her father and moth-
er, during the week. Mr. and Mrs.
Staats and three daughters spent the
summer in European travel and are
on their way home. Two daughters
will remain in the east for a few
Mr. George A. Harper, 1424 Forest
avenue, teacher of mathematics at
New Trier high School; Miss Nash,
teacher of music, and Prof. Brown
attended the annual conference of
colleges and secondary schools held at
Champaign, Ill., last week. Mr. Harper
led the discussion in the mathematics
department conference on Friday.
The subject was "The Teaching of
High School Mathematics."
The next meeting of the Music
study class of the Wilmette Woman's
club will be held Tuesday, November
26th. Rachmaninoff is the morning
composer. The following program will be given:
Sketch of life of Rachmaninoff,
Mrs. B. Clifford.
Current events, Mrs. M endsen.
Prelude, C. minor, Mrs. J. Davis
Songs, "Floods of Spring," "At the
Meadows," Miss Dorothy Macauley.
Prelude, G. Minor, Miss Catharine Hodgkins.
Romance-Humoresque, Miss Ernau Smith.
Songs "Lilacs," "O Thou Billowy Harvest Field," Mrs. Ralph Baker.
"Barcocelle" in G Minor, "Serenade," Mme. Goedecke.
Miss Letha Stevens of Wheaton,
Illinois, formerly of Wilmette, entertained
a number of her young friends on
Saturday afternoon at a theater party
at the Blackstone to hear "Milestone."
Mr. James G. Barber reports his
safe arrival in Los Angeles, Cal., after
a pleasant and interesting trip
through the western country. He will
be a guest at the Los Angeles Athletic
club for several weeks.
On Wednesday evening, December
4th, at the Wilmette Woman's club,
corner of Greenleaf and Tenth street,
under the auspices of the Sheridan
club, the Hennepin Council, Knights
of Columbus, will give a minstrel
Mr. Russell A. Calkins and family,
578 West avenue, who recently re-
turned from Fruit Port, Mich., where
they spent the summer, are prepar-
ing to leave Wilmette in the near fu-
ture for California, where they will
make their home.
On Sunday night, November 26th,
at St Francis Xavier's Catholic
church, the Very Rev. Dr. Francis
Clements Kelley, president of the
Catholic Church Extension Society,
will give his famous lecture on Joan
of Arc. All are welcome.
The members of the Wllmette
Woman's club will be guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Emory Albright today at
their studio in Hubbard Woods. It is
proposed that those wishing to at-
tend meet at the Chicago and North-
western railway station at Hubbard
Woods at 2 o'clock.
The marriage of Miss Ellen Spry,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Spry
of Evanston, to Mr. Kenneth Bailey
Fisk of Helena, Mont., which took
place at the home of the bride on
Saturday evening November 2nd, will
be of interest to her many friends in
Wilmette, where her childhood was
spent. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey went to
Helena, Mont, and will be at home
at Billings, Mont.
The marriage of Miss Mona Marguerite Kiley,
daughter of Mr. John Kiley, 1252 Catalpa avenue,
Edgewater, to Paul Edmunds Fernald, son
of Mr. and Mrs. George K. Fernald
of Wilmette, took place Wednesday,
November 6th. Rev. J. H. Crowe, pas-
tor of St Itas church, officiated. The
bride was attended by her sister, Miss
Mary Eileen Kiley, and Albert T.
Scannell of Lowell, Mass., was best
man. Mr. and Mrs. Fernald took an
extended Eastern trip and will be at
home at Tucson, Ariz., where Mr.
Fernald is engaged as a mining engineer.