What People are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Nov 1912, p. 12

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14 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

Mrs. G. W. Kibby entertained the German class on Monday.

Mr. Joachim Decker, 801 Greenwood avenue, is in New York city.

Miss Mabel Shantz, who is employed, in the post office, has gone to Winnetka to board.

Mrs. Sam Dingee, 932 Lake avenue, spent a couple of days this week in Aurora, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. George Redfleld, 1013 Linden avenue, have gone to the city for the winter.

Miss Katharine Veatch left recently for Florida and will spend the winter In St. Petersburg.

Mrs. Marion Veal of Eldora, la., is the guest of Mrs. Henry J. Burbach, 1020 Linden avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. John Franz, 507 Washington avenue, announce the birth of a daughter, born Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Miss Marion Drake, 933 Lake ave- nue, returned this week from New York, where she has been since Friday.

Miss Frances Taylor of Sioux City, la., was the guest of Mrs. Charles McCue, 631 Washington avenue, this week.

Mr. Frank T. Cutler, 1001 Lake avenue, left Monday evening for Waterloo, la., where he was called because of the death of a cousin.

Mrs. Courtney Barber and two daughters, Miss Maxine and Miss Beatrix, of Woodlawn, Chicago, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Barber, 621 Linden avenue.

Claude Burbach, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Burbach, 1020 Linden avenue, returned recently from Ocean Park, Cal., where be has been for the past year and a half.

We take the following from a Phoenix, Ariz., newspaper, concerning one of Wilmette's energetic young men, Mr. J. G. Barber, 621 Linden avenue: "The plant of the May-Oat- way fire alarm company, which for the purpose of demonstration was placed in a vacant store room on Adams street in the Adams Hotel building, is being packed up, preparatory to shipment to Los Angeles, the Western headquarters of the company. Engineer James G. Barber, of the chief's staff of the Chicago fire department, who had charge of the Installation, is also in charge of the dismantling. Mr. Barber will, however, remain in the city a few days after shipping the plant west. While here he has made many friends by his courteous treatment of all the curious who wished to see the alarm system work. J. G. Howard, the vice-president and manager of the Western branch of the company, will return to his home in Los Angeles." Mr. Barber has received both courtesy and assistance from fire chiefs of each of the cities visited Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Phoenix, especially in the latter place, where con- nection was given with the city department to demonstrate the flre alarm system now extensively used in England, Australia and Canada."

Mr. Hawkinson and family have moved into their new home on Spencer avenue.

The Royal Neighbors will hold a bazaar in Wilmette Lodge hall Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Mr. Joseph W. Evans of Joplin, Mo., is visiting his brother, Mr. Ralph M. Evans, 1443 Wilmette avenue.

Mr. Loomis moved his family from 1626 Spencer avenue last week to Ewing street, North Evanston.

The Idle Hour Five Hundred club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville D. Jones, 1615 Forest avenue, last Saturday evening.

Richard, the 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Burrows, who was operated on at Ottawa for appendicitis, is at home and recovering nicely.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schultz are receiving congratulations of their friends upon the arrival of a baby boy, which came to them last week Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. Warren M. Vanderslius, 614 Hill street, have as their guests their respective mothers, Mrs. Vanderslius and Mrs. Burns, both of Ludington, Mich.

Mrs. John Rogers of Libertyville and formerly of Wilmette was the guest of friends one day this week. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers and family spent the summer at Long Lake and in September moved to Libertyville, where Mr. Rogers is engaged in the manufacture of architectural supplies.

The Wilmette Woman's club will give a terpsichorean fete Thanksgiving night, on the Friday following and a Saturday matinee. Rehearsals have already begun under the direction of Mr. John B. Rogers, who is well known for his splendid work in training those who gave "The Princess Bonnie" last year. About 130 will take part in this fete, which promises to be a very attractive performance.

Dr. George F. Butler delivered the welcoming address at the first annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Spondylotherapy, which met on Tuesday and continued till Thursday evening at the Hotel Sherman, Chicago. The aim of this association is "to further the study and use of physical procedures in diagnosis and therapy, and to unite the profession upon a common basis of common good." Dr. Charles F. Anderson of Lexington, Ky., is president and Dr. S. Edgar Bond of Richmond, Ind, is secretary and treasurer of the association.

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