What People Are Doing In Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Oct 1912, p. 12

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Mrs. E. E. Hyde, 727 Elmwood avenue, has been entertaining her father Mr. C. F. Selleck. Miss Beatrice Tuerk, 1441 Forest avenue, is attending the Chicago Kindergarten institute. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Waters, West Railroad avenue, on Monday, Sept. 23. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Haigh of Evanston spent Sunday in Wilmette at the home of Mrs. Haigh's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Gale Meginnis, 518 Washington avenue, have as their guest Mrs. Winter of Grand Rapids, Mich. Mr. Charles Cumberland of Ellicott, Md., is the guest of his brother, Mr. Harry Cumberland of 179 Fifth street. Mr. and Mrs. Blankington, who have occupied the Snider home, during the summer, have taken an apartment in Evanston. Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Gillson, Forest avenue, returned from their farm, near Grand Haven, Mich., where they spent the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Hill of 1454 Wilmette avenue left Monday morning for points in Alabama, where they will remain indefinitely. Mrs. C. H. Klemm, 420 Park avenue, will leave tomorrow with her mother and sister to spend several days at Matson, Ill. Mrs. John May and children of 1445 Wilmette avenue left this week for Seattle, Wash., where they expect to spend the winter. The second troop of Boy Scouts of America will meet Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock; also a week from Thursday, same hour. Miss Leo Partridge, formerly of Gross Point, has occupied the lower flat of Mr. Anton May's building at 1443 Wilmette avenue. Herbert V. Mellinger, M. D., announces that he has removed his office from his residence to the new Brown building, 1157 Wilmette aveune. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Proctor, formerly of Isabella street, will occupy Mr. John May's residence at 1445 Wilmette avenue during Mrs. May's absence. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thomas, 725 Forest avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Carnahan, Central avenue, have returned from a two weeks' fishing trip in the wilds of Wisconsin. Miss Alice Armstrong, daughter of Mr. W. C. Armstrong, 225 Central avenue, is taking part in the play at the Evanston theater this week, "The Strength of the Weak". Miss Nulla T. Buck, who has been visiting relatives in York, Pa., and other eastern cities for the past two weeks, returned home Thursday morning after a very pleasant trip. The Ouilmette Country club announce the following program for October: Thursday, Oct. 3--Cards, auction bridge, 2:30 p. m. Luncheon will be served at 1 o'clock. Saturday, Oct. 5-- Informal dance, 8 p. m.; refreshments. Saturday, Oct. 12--Lecture, "Ireland," Rev. R. A. White, D. D., 8 p. m. Members may invite resident or non-resident guests. Saturday, Oct. 19--Formal opening party, dancing, 8:30 p. m. Refreshments. Saturday, Oct. 26--Cards, auction bridge, 8:30 p. m. Refreshments. Thursday, Oct. 31--Annual Hallowe'en paraty, 8:30 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 2--Moving pictures, 8: p. m. Mrs. Rosenthal of New York City is the guest of Mrs. Joachim Decker this week. Mrs. Bellamy of Chicago is the guest of Mrs. Simeon C. Colton, Central avenue. Mrs. John Jenkins of Washington avenue is in Sandwich, Ill., the guest of her sister. Mrs. Balch, mother of Mrs. J. B. Ott, 1228 Lake avenue, left last week for Eugene, Ore. Mr. and Mrs. Angel of Cedarville, Ill., are guests of their daughter, Mrs. Earl Smith, 208 Woodbine avenue. Miss Jean Jamison of St. Louis, formerly of Wilmette, is the guest of Mrs. Morton L. Patterson, 925 Chestnut street. Miss Pauline Lewis has entered Chicago Kindergarten institute at Gertrude House, Chicago for the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Snider, 514 Washington avenue, have been in Columbus, Ind., for two weeks, the guests of Mrs. Snider's sister. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Latham and daughters, who have been at Les Cheneaux Islands, near Mackinac, returned home on Saturday. Mrs. Myron Kirk and children, who have been visiting relatives and friends since July, returned to their home in Dallas, Tex., on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Lewis and family, 900 Central avenue, recently returned from California, where they spent the greater part of the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Smith and daughter, Dorothy of Spring Valley, Ill., and formerly of Wilmette, were guests of friends and neighbors over Sunday. Mrs. Charles Sanford Clarke, 526 Washington avenue, left Monday for the east. She will be gone a month, and will visit friends in Connecticut and New York. Miss Beatrice Turck, 1231 Forest avenue, and Miss Ruth Lasher, 124 Laurel avenue, will attend the Chicago Kindergaraten insitute at Gertrude House, Chicago, this year. The first meeting of the Music Study class of the Wilmette Woman's cllub will take place at the club rooms on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 10 a. m. A cordial invitation is extended to all persons interested in music to become members. Miss Jessie Rudisill Lowry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Lowry, 1720 Columbus avenue, was married on Wednesday evening at the church of the Holy Comforter, Kenilworth, to Mr. Ralph Wesley Varney of Chicago, formerly of Boston, Mass. The service was read by the Rev. E. Reginald Williams, rector of the parish, and the Rev. Edward W. Averill, rector of Trinity church, Fort Wayne, Ind., with which church the family of the bride has long been connected. The bridesmaids were Miss Elizabeth Crinns of Fort Wayne, Miss Mary Kilpatrick of Little Rock, Ark., Miss Martha Hahn of Wilmette. The ushers were Messrs. Frederick B. Schmidt, Scott C. Dyer, John F. Surmann and Frederick Dyer, all of Chicago. Miss Gladys Lowry attended her sister as maid of honor, while Mr. Varney was attended by his brother, Mr. Frederick L. Varney of Portland, Me. The music at the service was furnished by the full choir of the parish. Following was a reception at the bride's home. After an extended wedding trip the young people will be at home in Winnetka, where they already have a home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Huntsman, Ninth street, are at Plymouth, Ill., this week. Mr. James G. Barber, 621 Linden avenue, has returned from a trip through the northwest, visiting Minneapolis, Duluth and Winnipeg. Mrs. S. J. Brice, who has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. J. Parker Gowing, 630 Washington avenue, left Wednesday for her home in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Klemm entertained a number of Chicago friends Sunday. They were Mr. and Mrs. W. Niemeyer, Mrs. W. Klemm and daughter Helen, and Miss Medy Hill. Mrs. John W. May and sons, Harold and Raymond, 1445 Wilmette avenue, left Monday night for Seattle, Wash., where they will remain during the coming winter, visiting relatives. Mrs. E. M. Stafford left last week for Laporte, Ind., because of the illness and death of her sister, Mrs. D. L. Crumpacker. Mrs. Crumpacker was the wife of Congressman Crumpacker of Indiana. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. R. Lloyd of Mason City, Ia., have returned home after a month's visit with Mrs. Lloyd's mother and grandmother, Mrs. T. G. Winnet and Mrs. J. S. Wheeler, 1247 Chestnut avenue. The Crescent clulb will give a dance Thursday evening, Oct. 10, at Jones' hall at 8 o'clock. This dance will be held under the management of Messrs. Karl Magnuson, J. H. Herbon and Richard Ames. Admission, 50 cents. The regular monthly luncheon of the Ladies' Aid society of the Methodist church will be held Thurday, Oct. 3. Luncheon will be served 12 to 1 o'clock. Business meeting at 2 o'clock. Hand-embroidered sofa pillows on sale. Mr. Leonard, who was head of the commercial department in New Trier High school for a number of years, has accepted the United States consulship to Stavanger, Norway, an important seaport on the southern coast. Mr. Leonard spoke to the Senate and their friends on Thursday evening at New Trier. He spoke of his travels last summer, when he traveled through Bulgaria, Bohemia, Servia, Turkey and Roumania. Mr. Joseph J. Bransby, 1527 Charles street, who was head of the manual training department at New Trier, has accepted a position as head of a technical at Fond du Lac, Wis. His place at New Trier has been filled by Mr. Blesmeir, who has been on the faculty of Lewis institute for several year. Earl P. Gowing will attend the Chicago Latin school this year. Frank Martin, who formerly lived in Wilmette, is stopping with Earl Gowing. He intends locating [sic]in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. James M. Melville, 1128 Greenwood avenue, accompanied by their daughter, Mrs. Jonathan Hutt and child left Wednesday for an extended eastern trip. Before returning they will visit Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Wahington and will visit her fruit farm at Brushy Mountains, N. C.

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What People Are Doing In Wilmette