What People are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Nov 1912, p. 13

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14 Nov 1912
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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What People are Doing in Wilmette

Mrs. Lighthart, 426 Tenth street, leaves this week for California.

Miss Katharine Veatch has gone to St. Petersburg, Fla., for the winter.

Mr. Arthur A. Phelps, 203 Woodbine avenue, spent last week in Milwaukee.

Mrs. Stimson of Mackinac City is the guest of her niece, Mrs. O. C. Eastman.

The Reading circle will meet next Monday with Mrs. John C. Baker, 347 Hill street.

Miss Frances Taylor of Sioux City, Ia., was the guest of Mrs. Charles McCue this week.

Mrs. M. R. Knox, 1617 Lake avenue, who has been ill with typhoid fever for several weeks at the Evanston hospital, returned home last Thursday and is steadily improving.

Under the auspices of the Ladles' Aid society of the Wilmette M. E. Church, Mrs. Jarley will exhibit her famous wax works at the church Tues- day evening, Nov. 19, at 8 o'clock.

The engagement of Miss Gladys Prudden, daughter of Mr. Halsey Prudden of Birchwood, and formerly of Wilmette, to Mr. Will Taylor of Los Angeles, formerly of Evanston, has recently been announced.

Mrs. Richard Durnford Allen of 630 Central avenue was hostess at a miscellaneous shower on Saturday after- noon in honor of Miss Dorothea Stolteben, whose engagement to Wallace Moore recently was announced.

On Sunday night, Nov. 25, at St. Francis Xavier's Catholic church, the the Very Rev. Dr. Francis Clements Kelley, president of the Catholic Church Building Extension society, will give his famous lecture on Joan of Arc. There will be a Fellowship dinner at the First Congregational church on Wednesday evening, Nov. 20. Tickets, 50 cents. Anyone desiring to attend will notify Mrs. Alonzo Coburn, 400 Eighth street, not later than Monday morning, Nov. 18.

Arthur Burrage Farwell of Chicago, president of the Chicago Law and Order league, secretary of the Hyde Park Protective association and president of the Illinois Vigilance association, spoke at the Commonwealth class of the Congregational church on Sunday in place of Miss Grace Abbott, who was unavoidably detained.

The ladies of St. Francis Xavier's parish will give a harvest home dance at Jones' hall Friday evening, Nov. 15. The tickets read: "Harvest home dance. Don't forget your bonnet and apron. Remember your jumpers and overalls. Come in your auto, or come in your carriage. Come all afoot or on crutches or horseback. Here is a welcome as gay as a marriage. Forget you have money, and come as a mossback."

Mrs. F. A. Buck's class of young ladies and Mr. B. G. Bentley's class of young men from the Wilmette M. B. Sunday.school had charge of a service at the Old People's Home in Edgewater last Sunday afternoon. After a short devotional service Lucille Drake and Lyle Smith sang a duet and Master Gordon Buck a solo. Miss Frances Flentye presided at the piano. Rev. T. K. Gale, then preached a short sermon.

Rev. Enos Bacon of Yorkshire, England, will preach at the Wilmette M. E. church next Sunday at 5 p. m. Mr. Bacon is known at the "Yorkshire Nightingale" and the singer with two voices. Any number of man try to imitate the woman voice, but Mr. Bacon actually sings in the voice of the rich contralto and produces most marvelous tones; then he suddenly changes to a baritone and that voice is full, round and rich. He sang in the First M. E. church in Evanston at the conference recently in session there, and was greeted with the hearty ap- plause of all who heard him and no doubt many will take advantage of the opportunity to not only hear him sing but also preach.

Oh Saturday evening the members of the Ouilmette Country club will play cards, "Lilies." The game will begin at 8:30 and there will be refreshments.

Mrs. Black of Mansfield, O., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. B. F. Blymeyer, 1028 Lake avenue.

Mr. and Ms Harry Black, who accompanied Mid. Black, returned this week. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davis of Gladstone, Mich., who are on their way to St. Petersburg, Fla., where they spend the winters, stopped en route to visit their niece, Mrs. John D. Couffer, 903 Lake avenue.

Mrs. Carl Latham, 229 Sixth street, entertained the Neighborhood Luncheon club on Friday, and the guest of honor was Mrs. Edward Andrews of Staten Island, N. Y., a former resident of Wilmette.

Mrs.George Van Dyke, 610 Washington avenue entertained for her mother, Mrs. Powers of Grand Rapids, Mich., on Thursday afternoon. The guests were neighbors and a number of Ravenswood friends.

The annual harvest home dinner of the Wilmette M. E. church will be held in the church Friday night of this week. In connection with it a reception will be tendered the new pastor, Rev. T. K. Gale, and his family. Rev. R. A. White, D.D., will give one of his interesting lectures at the Ouilmette Country club tomorrow night. The subject will be "London." This is the last of the series of five lectures which Dr. White will give. Lecture at 8 o'clock.

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What People are Doing in Wilmette