What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Jan 1913, p. 13

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Brief notices of social events in Wilmette, Illinois.
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9 Jan 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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The Pot Luck Luncheon Club met at the home of Mrs. George T. Palmer, 1225 Hill Street.

The Idle Hour Club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Robinson New Year's Eve.

Miss Florence Steffens has been ill at her home, 1225 Wilmette avenue, during the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Matthews, 1521 Lake avenue, entertained the Five Hundred club Saturday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Jones, 1423 Gregory avenue, entertained a number of their friends at bridge Saturday night.

Mrs. Frank N. Williams, 919 Central avenue, entertained the Pot Luck Luncheon club Monday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. John W. Cullen, 1231 Ashland avenue, have gone to Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore for a visit.

Miss Helen Patten of Evanston gave a very interesting address on missions in the Methodist Episcopal Sunday School.

Mr. and Mrs. John E. Nelson, 1023 Forest avenue, have gone to Orlando, Florida, and will be gone about two months.

The Boy Scouts will assist in the entertainment to be given at the Ouilmette Country Club on the 25th of January.

Last week Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Fitz Randolph entertained quite a number of their friends and neighbors with music and cards.

Mr. Charles De Berard of St. Louis was the guest of his mother, Mrs. C. J. De Berard, 803 Elmwood avenue, during the holidays.

The meeting of the Standard Bearer which was announced for Jan. 10 will be postponed on account of the Epworth league social.

The Merry Matrons were entertained at the home of Mrs. Stephen A. Season, 1427 Gregory avenue, Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. John W. May and sons, Harold and Raymond, who for the past three months have been visiting in Seattle, Wash., returned to their home Friday of last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Evans, 1443 Wilmette avenue, entertained Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lechner and son, Robert and Miss Clara Pollak of Evanston at dinner Sunday.

Friday evening, January 10, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Van Ness, 611 Forest avenue, will entertain at the Ouilmette Country club with dancing, in honor of their children, Miss Ruth and Mr. Harbert Van Ness.

The co-operative council of Protestant Churches has recently approved of the proposition of the Baptist denomination to establish a church here. Devotional meetings are to be held during the month of January in some of the homes. Friday evening, January 10, the first meeting will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Greigs, 922 Oakwood avenue. Thursday evening Jan. 16, the second meeting will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. White, 930 Greenwood avenue. Thursday evening January 23, the third meeting will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McDowell, 1245 Elmwood avenue. Every one interested in forming a Baptist church in Wilmette is earnestly invited to attend these meetings.

Miss Lella Palmer spent New Year's day at Milwaukee, Wis.

Mrs. L. P. Sykes has been confined to the house with a disabled foot.

Mr. B. Frank Brown has been appointed principal of the Lake View high school, where he had been assistant principal for a number of years.

Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Breitenstein, formerly of 1322 Wilmette avenue, have moved to Chicago in order that Mr. Breitenstein would be closer to his business.

Mr. Walter Baldwin left Tuesday on a business trip to Texas, expecting to be gone three weeks. While he is away his wife will visit friends in Peoria.

Miss Eleanor Snider has returned after an absence of two months. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Snider are to occupy the Burton Thoms' home, corner Lake avenue and Fifth street, during the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Thoms in Sarasota, Fla.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Keith and daughter, formerly of Wilmette, left for their home in Baltimore last Sunday. During their visit at Mrs. Keith's former home in Evanston the last four weeks they have been cordially entertained by their numerous friends.

The Crescent Club, under the direction of Messrs. J. A. Herbon, R. M. Evans and Carl Magnuson, will give one of their famous dances at the Wilmette hall on Wednesday evening, Jan. 22. All are cordially invited and the admittance will be the popular price of fifty cents a person. The best music has been arranged for. Come and enjoy yourself.

The Modern Woodmen of America held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night and the officers who were elected at the last meeting for the ensuing year were installed by Past Consul A. H. Dannemark, after which refreshments consisting of coffee, cake, sandwiches, and cigars were served. Several interesting games of cards were played. The following are the officers installed: Consul C. C. Shultz; adviser, Chas. Washburn; banker, W. H. Sabin, clerk, J. C. Wilson; doctors, L. E. Mee and R. Stolp; managers, F. Gathercoal and R. M. Evans; watchman, Geo. Steffens; sentry, E. C. Jones.

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What People Are Doing in Wilmette