What People Are Doing in Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 9

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6 Feb 1913
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Bolkow, Christ
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Winners in Winnetka: The missing words in the Winnetka missing word contest last week were:
Deliver" in ad of N. E. Dally.
"north"in ad of D. E. Allen.
"Building" in ad of Ellen Johnson.
"Gentlemen's" in ad of Parisian Dye House.
"Park" in ad of North Shore Laundry.
Prizes for solution are awarded as follows:
Eva Frances Frye, Elm street and Sheridan road, $2 in cash.
Helen Sheahan, 604 Cherry street, one year's subscription to Lake Shore News.
Elsie Wernecke, six months' subscription to The Lake Shore News.
Isabel Carison, Ash street. six months' subscription to The Lake Shore News.
A new puzzle appears on the Winnetka page this issue. Try it.
Mr. and Mrs. Ayres Boal and children are in Augusta, Ga.
Miss Anna Peterson is visiting friends in Oconto Falls, Wis.
Mrs. James Hunt expects to leave for California on Saturday, Feb. 8.
Mrs. Paul Fischer of Elm street entertained friends from Wisconsin last week.
The ladies of the auxiliary of Christ church will hold an all-day session Feb. 12.
Mrs. William A. Otis has left for a trip in the east, where she will visit relatives.
Mr. William Abel has moved from Cherry street to the Jasperson house on Oak street.
Miss Dorothy Ilg, who has been ill for the last three weeks, is now able to be at work.
Mr. W. S. Elliott and family have recently moved into their new home on Waldron road.
Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Allen, Mrs. P. P. Hoyt and Miss Betty Hoyt sailed for Europe last week.
Mr. Willard Bolte had as his guest this week Mr. M. W. Baker, a former resident of Winnetka.
Mrs. William Spencer of 878 Oak street entertained a number of friends from Chicago last week.
Mr. Grinnel Wylie is visiting friends in Winnetka after a business trip of a month in West Virginia.
Mr. Edward C. Welch of Chilloothe, O., and Chicago was the guest of Mr. Charles Burkett, Monday.
Mrs. John Frank, of Jacksonville, Ill., is the guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert L. Gonsalves.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Massey have moved to Milwaukee, Wis., where Mr. Massey's business has called him.
Mrs. Edwin F. Snell entertained the H. V. Club at her home last Thursday night. A delightful evening was spent.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen W. Wylie and son are expected home from Ithaca, N. Y., where they have been visiting for two months.
Rev. Frederick G. Budlong of Christ church is to be one of the speakers at the Lenten noonday services at the Chicago Opera house.
Miss Mary Howes, who is recovering from an operation for appendicitis, left this week for Louisville, Ky., to visit relatives and friends.
Miss Ethel McAllaster, 547 Sheridan road, has as her guest this week, Mrs. John A. Caswell, of Chicago, formerly Miss Francis Ruel, of Winnetka.
The Woman's society of the Winnetka Congregational church held their regular business meeting and luncheon Wednesday, February 5. A delicious cafeteria luncheon was served.
Mr. R. L. Gonsalves, contractor, has commenced the erection of a twenty-four thousand dollar residence for Mr. John Buckingham, on Linden avenue between Mt. Pleasant court and Sunset road.
Mr. John Brown, for several years assistant agent for the Chicago and Northwestern railway, has been promoted to agent at Bristol, Wis. Mr. Brown left Sunday to take up his new duties.
Mrs. Elmer E. Adams is in Redlands, Cal., for a short visit, and then will go to Oakland. Mrs. Adams is to visit most of the famous resorts of the coast before returning in about six weeks.
The Winnetka baseball club held a very successful dance at the Winnetka Woman's club last Saturday evening and cleared a good sum of money. New uniforms for next summer are now assured.
Mr. W. H. Smith has returned to Chicago after winding up the affairs of the Winnetka Teaming company. The business was closed out and everything sold at auction. Mr. Smith had charge for the Central Trust company.
The many Winnetka friends of Mrs. John Ruel, formerly Miss [name illegible], will be interested to heat that she has left for the month, to visit her sister, Mrs. Leo Salvage, of New Orleans, La. Her mother, Mrs. F. A. Densmore, and two children, accompanied her.
The members of the Neighborhood club are rehearsing two plays which they expect to present very shortly. The first is an extremely laughable farce entitled "The Burglar," and the second a charming little comedy entitled "A Christmas Chime," by Margaret Cameron.
Christ Bolkow, aged 52, died at his home on Hawthorne lane early last Thursday morning, after a short illness. The funeral was held Saturday, interment at Rosehill. Mr. Bolkow leaves to mourn him a wife and four children, George, Caroline, Mrs. Samuel Ohlin and Mrs. Henry Miller, and numerous friends.

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What People Are Doing in Winnetka