What People Are Doing In Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Feb 1913, p. 3

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13 Feb 1913
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. Latham and Mrs. Louis Springer entertained at luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 11, at their home, 430 Hill street. Mrs. H. E. Gates of 1126 Wilmette avenue has gone to Burlington, Ia., to visit her daughter, who is teaching there. Mrs. Ben Steiner of 1453 Wilmette avenue spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. George Kreger, in Sycamore, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shaw, 1244 Hill street, entertained Mr. Shaw's brother, Mr. Waverly Shaw of Oskaloosa, Ia., last week. Miss Nulla Buck, 1624 Spencer avenue, entertained Mr. and Mrs. William Collette of Chicago at her home last Sunday. Mrs. Willard H. Thayer will entertain the afternoons of Tuesday, Feb. 18, and Thursday, Feb. 20 at her home, 519 Washington avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lechner and son Robert of Evanston spent Sunday with Mrs. Lechner's father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Anton May, 1448 Wilmette avenue. The Hiawatha Social club held its annual masquerade party at Wilmetee Assembly hall on Saturday evening. Many of the costumes were certainly original and amusing. The marriage of Miss Eleanor Day, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Day, 810 Oakwood avenue, to John David Jones, Jr., of Racine, Wis., will take place Saturday, Feb. 15, at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Baldwin of Woodbine avenue returned to their home Feb. 1, after a sojourn in opposite directions. Mr. Baldwin having been to Texas on business and Mrs. Baldwin visiting relatives in Ohio. The Epworth league of the Wilmette M. E. church held its regular monthly social and business meeting last Friday night. A very enjoyable evening was spent by the young folks. The ladies of Wilmette camp No. 3926, Royal Neighbors of America, have planned to give a euchre party on Wednesday evening, Feb. 19, at Jones' lodge hall. A very delightful evening is anticipated by the ladies. Mrs. Otto R. Pomper, 709 Elmwood avenue, entrtained at luncheon some of her son Herman's former teachers from the Lake View school, Saturday, Feb. 8. Mrs. Hosick, formerly a resident of Wilmette, was one of the guests. The second of the series of concerts to be given at the Woman's club occurs this evening (Feb. 13). The Bailbo Trio, consisting of piano, violin and cello, assisted by Louise St. John Westervelt, will furnish the program. Members of the Northwestern chapter of Delta Gamma sorority enjoyed a pleasant afternoon at the home of Miss Helen Skinner, 725 Tenth street, last Friday. Miss Skinner is entertaining Miss Esther Hutchinson of Ottumwa, Ia. The annual meeting of the Old Town folks will be held at the Woman's club house on Friday evening, Feb. 21. Dinner will be served at 6:30, followed by the usual social evening. All who came to Wilmette before Jan. 1, 1889 are eligble to membership in this association and may become members by applying to the secretary, Mrs. S. S. Dingee. Mrs. B. G. Calloway and little daughter, Jane, 920 Linden avenue, left Monday evening for Gainesville, Fla., where she will visit her sister. From there she will go to St. Petersburg, and on her return will stop at Chattanooga, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. David Forsythe Anderson of 530 Washington avenue entertained at dinner at the Chicago Athletic club last Tuesday evening. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sanford Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. E. Jackson Casse and Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Hawkes. Many of the Wilmette residents living north north of Central avenue are wondering when the Milwaukee Electric line intends resuming its 10-cent fare to Chicago from Wilmette. It is operating under a franchise ordinance requiring a 10-cent fare by means of a transfer. The tickets were on sale in Wilmette for a nuber of years, but shortly after the road went into the hands of the receiver it was announced that the 10-cent tickets were to be temporarily withdrawn. The fire company was called out Sunday mornig in response to an alarm given by the neighbors of Mr. Harvy Dibble of Lake avenue. Some gasoline which was being used by Mrs. Dibble blazed up and burned her arms. She immediately wrapped them with her apron while Mr. Dibble raised the window with the handle of a poker succeeded in throwing it out. One are was quite heavily burned. The house was uninjured except for the smoke.

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What People Are Doing In Wilmette