What People Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Oct 1912, p. 13

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24 Oct 1912
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Nichols, Richard Ira
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. J. Melville Brown entertained the reading Circle on Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Murdock returned recently from a two weeks' trip to northern Wisconsin.
Dr. and Mrs. Veach have as their guests their daughter, Mrs. Le Roy, and two children, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Mrs. Burt of Champaign, Ill./, who has been visiting her son, Mr. H. J. Burt, recently returned to her home.
Mrs. Cope of Champaign, Ill., was the guest of her sister, Mrs. H. J. Burt, 1027 Elmwood avenue, last week.
Mrs. l. B. Springer, 430 Hill street, entertained the fifth division of the ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist church on Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hall Nichols, 816 Forest avenue, announce the birth of a son, born Oct. 10. The little man's name is Richard Ira Nichols.
Mrs. james Kidder, 817 Central avenue, entertained at luncheon on Friday last and will entertain at bridge on Friday afternoon, Nov. 1.
Mrs. Wm. O. Belt of Washington avenue entertained on Friday in honor of Mrs. Lee of Minneapolis, who is the guest of Mrs. W. T. Smith, 615 Lake avenue.
On Tuesday evening, Nov. 5, election returns will be received by special wire at Jones' hall. An admission fee of 25 cents will be charged to defray expenses.
Rev L. l. Hammett and wife moved their furniture from the M. E. parsonage, Tuesday to Berwyn, their new field of labor and the new pastor of the Wilmette church, Rev. T. K. Gale and family moved into the parsonage.
Miss Madeline Wilson, 829 Elmwood avenue, assisted the ladies of Evanston on Tag Day, Tuesday of last week, in their effort to assist the Franes Juvenile home, and several hundred dollars were secured on that day by the Evanston women.
At the Ouillmette Country club on Saturday evening auction bridge will be played, and there will be refreshments. On Thursday evening, Oct. 31, the annual hallowe'en party will be held. The decorations and refreshments will be appropriate to the occasion.
In the hope of saving the life of Mr. D. L. Taylor, 5757 Woodlawn avenue, Chicago, and formerly of Wilmette, who has been very ill for several months with nervous prostration, a zone of quiet was established on Saturday by order of Lieut. James McCann of the Hyde Park station, between Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth streets, and two patrolmen began enforcing the order at once. Mr. Taylor is president of the Taylor-Critchfield Advertising company of 233 West Jackson boulevard.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Colt, 1236 Greenwood avenue, spent last week-end at Sidell, Ill.
Mrs. Frank L. Koontz is spending a couple of weeks at Lake Geneva the guest of her parents.
Mrs. M. R. Knox, who has been ill for several weeks with typhoid fever, is improving and expects soon to be able to leave the hospital.
Rev. L. L. Hammitt, who has been pastor of the Methodist church for the past two years, moved on Tuesday to his new charge at Berwyn.
ladies of the fourth division will give a hallowe'en musical, Monday evening, Oct. 28, at the home of Mrs. Volney Underhill, 701 Washington avenue. Mrs. Mary E. Springer and Mrs. Underhill, hostesses. Everyone welcome.
A special meeting will be held in St. Augustine's church this evening at 8 o'clock and the address of the evening will be made by the Rt. Rev. Daniel S. Tuttle, presiding bishop of the church. A cordial invitation is extended to all who may be interested to attend this service.
The members of the Woman's guild are holding all-day meetings at the parish house on Friday of each week, making preparations for the annual bazaar which is to be held shortly before Christmas. Luncheon is served to the members of the guild each Friday at a nominal charge.
The ladies of the Fourth Division of the Ladies' Aid society of the Methodist church will give a Hallowe'en musical on Monday afternoon, October 28, at the home of Mrs. Volney Underhill, 701 E. Washington avenue. Mrs. M. E. Springer and Mrs. Underhill will be hostesses. Everyone will be welcome. Free will offering.
The Central Avenue Circle of the First Congregational church will combine with the Neighborhood circle in a sale to be held on Friday, November 8, which is the day of the regular monthly luncheon. The sale will include fancy articles suitable for Christmas gifts, and there will also be a fine bakery sale at this time. Orders will be taken for any of the articles for sale. Several of the ladies do very fine tatting and will be very glad to take orders for this popular trimming.

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What People Are Doing in Wilmette