What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Oct 1912, p. 12

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24 Oct 1912
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Wilson, Lavina ; Doerr, Walter W.
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mr. Hubert Schwall, 1418 Wilmette avenue, is quite ill at his home.
A horse was stolen from the barn of Albert Zeutschel in Gross Point Monday night.
Miss Louise Lloyd gave a bedroom shower in honor of Miss Susan Watson last Friday.
Mrs. W. C. Watson and daughter, Alice left Friday on an extended trip through the west.
Mrs. Lloyd Lowrie entertained a number of Chicago ladies at luncheon on Thursday last.
Mr. H. Gale Meginnis left on Thursday last on a hunting and fishing trip in northern Wisconsin.
Wm. Steffins, 1225 Wilmette a venue, left Sunday morning for a week's visit with friends in Shelbyville, Mich.
Miss Mary Goodrich of Davenport, Iowa, will spend a few weeks with her neice [sic.] Mrs. W. D. Elmer, 1517 Lake avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Cumberland and family of Ellicott City, Md. are visiting Mr. Harry Cumberland of 119 Fifth street.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Ludwig and children of Chicago were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. May, 1448 Wilmette avenue Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Klemm and Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Klemm spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert McKay of Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Burgess, 1539 Lake avenue, entertained the Idle Hour Five Hundred Card club last Saturday evening.
Mrs. S. Johnston, Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. W. Neimeyer of Chicago were guests of Mrs. C. H. Klemm of 420 Park avenue, Thursday.
Mrs. J. H. verhalen, 1018 Elmwood avenue, left Friday for Dubuque, Iowa to visit her daughter, Claudia who is attending a convent in that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank N. Williams, [illegible street number] Central avenue, entertained at cards last Tuesday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. S. Morris of Brooklyn, N. Y.
The Mission Board of St. Augustine's parish held its regular meeting on Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. John H. Jennings, 426 Tenth street.
Mrs. Frank E. Robinson, 1625 Lake avenue, gave a birthday party in honor of her little daughter, Evelyn Monday. Fourteen little guests were present.
Mrs. D. V. Webster and Mrs. H. S.. Judd left last week for New York. Mrs. Webster will return in two or three weeks, but Mrs. Judd will remain in New York.
The art and literature department of the Wilmette Woman's club has arranged a program for the study of government, using William H. Allen's "Woman's Part in Government" as a text book. The first meeting of the year was held yesterday morning at the Woman's club and was in charge of Mrs. Carl Latham. There will be other meetings, announcement of which will be made later.
Mrs. E. T. paul, 1124 Greenleaf avenue, is visiting in Tennessee and Alabama.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. McCullough, 923 Elmwood avenue, left Tuesday for Cleveland, Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Steffins and daughter, Florence, spent Sunday in Chicago visiting relatives.
Mr. W. C. Shurtleff, lake avenue, left Friday for Boston, Mass., and will be gone two weeks.
Mrs. Frank T. Cutler entertained the members of the Fellowship club at dinner on Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. George Emrich, 915 Ashland avenue, have as their guest Mrs. F. Brown of New York City, sister of Mr. Emrich.
Mrs. Hunter of Union City, Pa., who has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Hoyt King, for several weeks, returned to her home last Friday.
Mrs. Francis Walker and children, 1315 Elmwood avenue, who spent the greater part of the summer at her former home in Ashville, N. C. returned Saturday to Wilmette.
The marriage of Miss Lavina Wilson, formerly of Wilmette, to Walter W. Doerr took place on Wednesday. Oct. 16, at 8 p. m., at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. D. W. Wilson, 909 Michigan avenue, Evanston.
The Baptist people of Wilmette are interested in plans to organize a church of that denomination in Wilmette. There are about 103 Baptist families in the community and the First Baptist church of Evanston has offered to aid them in starting.
There will be a free lecture on Christian Science by Willis F. Gross, C. S. B., of Boston, Mass. A member of the board of lectureship of the mother church, the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Mass. on Friday evening, Oct. 25m at 8 o'clock, at the First Church of Christ, Scientist Central avenue and Tenth street.
The Epsworth League of the M. E. Church of Wilmette are planning a hard time social to be held in the basement of the church Saturday night. They are expecting a good time. They are informing everyone to come dressed in their rags. Anyone who comes dressed in their best is in danger and will not go home looking their best.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Gale Meginnis, 518 Washington avenue, entertained on Wednesday evening, Oct. 9, in honor of their fifth wedding anniversary. Their guests formed their wedding party five years ago.
Mrs. Williard H. Thayer was hostess at a luncheon on Wednesday of last week to Lake Bluff ladies, taking them afterwards to the Woman's club to hear Hamlin Garland in his lecture on "The Forest Ranger."
The Woman's club was the scene of a very pretty reception on Tuesday, oct. 15, when Mrs. Howard Field was hostess from 3 to 6 o'clock, in honor of her mother and sister, Mrs. meta K. Edwrads, and Mrs. Dana Barnes, who have recently returned from a two years' sojourn in Europe, and who expect to make their home in Wilmette. The club rooms were made most attractive by the lavish use of fall foliage. The dining room was in yellow and in the larger room yellow was combined with sumas and bay trees. The Suuth sisters of Chicago furnished sweet music throughout the afternoon on the violin, cello and mandolin. Assisting Mrs. Field were the following ladies from Evanston and Wilmette: Evanston - Mesdames Chancellor Jenks, James Bond, John Schwender, Fred Cain, Frederick Carter, Walter Lee Brown, Ernest Lyon. Wilmette - Mesdames D. Lee Webster, E. Scheidenhelm, Ralph Potter, Carl Latham, Lyman M. Drake, Louis Springer, Henry B. Gates, Simeon C. Colton, Henry Judd, James Rogers, Arthur Rice, E. L. Fitz Randolph. The frappe bowls were presided over by the following young ladies: Marry Gates, Blanche Caraway, Dorothy Macauley, Helen Pope, Hazel Pierson.

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What People Are Doing in Wilmette