What People Are Doing In Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Feb 1913, p. 6

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The Rev. Richard Malm has taken quarters at 421 Linden avenue. The Sigma Delta Gamma sorority will give a dance at the Woman's club tonight. Mr. E. H. Heller has returned to Winnetka after an absence of two months. Mr. P. W. Geherty has returned from a business and pleasure trip to Florida. Mr. and Mrs. John Heath of 458 Ridge avenue, left Tuesday for Long Beach, Cal. The girls of the Girton school will give a Valentine party at the Woman's club tomorrow night. Mr. Peter Barenbrugge has moved from 989 Elm street to the Anderson house on First street. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Marble of 664 Lincoln avenue, are at the Seminole hotel, Jacksonville, Florida. William K. Sidley, fathery of W. P. Sidley of Humboldt avenue, died at his home in Chicago Sunday last. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Uhlman are visiting Mrs. Uhlman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. L. Koehn, at 662 Maple avenue. Miss Bernice Matrix, who has been the guest of Mrs. Robert Gonsalves, has returned to her home in Jacksonville, Ill. Mr. Grinnel Wylie, who has been visiting friends in Winnetka, left for a visit to Waukesha, Wisconsin, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Blatchford, who are staying at the Virginia Hotel in Chicago for the winter, returned for over Sunday. Some of the Winnetka men have formed a walking club and go for long cross country walks every day. Even the zero weather has not interfered. Almena Parker McDonald was the speaker at the vesper services at the Congregational church Sunday. The service was well attended. The topic was Science vs. Alcohol. Judge Joseph N. Carter of Quincy, Ill., father of Mrs. Montague Ferry of 826 Lincoln avenue died at his home February 6. Judge Carter was a member of the Illinois Supreme Court for nine years. Judge Carter's record as a justice attracted national attention. Mrs. H. A. DeWindt is in Bermuda, West Indies. Mr. J. B. Densmore has returned from a business trip to Ohio. Mrs. H. C. Wicker is the guest of Mrs. I. C. Wood of Prospect avenue. Mrs. McArthur of 672 Lincoln avenue is confined to her home by illness. Mrs. A. C. McIlvaine had as her guest last week, Mrs. Allen B. Forbes of Greenwich, Conn. Mrs. C. W. Anderson of Elder lane has returned from the hospital much improved in health. Mr. Paul E. Noe is in the East on a business trip. Mr. Noe is to be away for two weeks. Mrs. M. A. Held of Wisconsin is visiting her brother, Mr. F. O. Raymond of 1011 Spruce street. Mrs. S. Friedlander and Miss Elsa, former residents of Winnetka, visited friends here last Sunday. Mrs. Seymour Bailard of 972 Elm street has as her guest Mrs. E. H. Williams of Woodstock, Vermont. Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. Daily of Oak street are the happy parents of a son born last week, February 5th. Mr. Frank [damaged] and Mr. L. C. Wyman have been drawn for jury service in the Criminal Courts. Mr. Harold Gage of Hubbard Woods left the end of last week for an extended business trip through Illinois. Mr. Arthur Taylor has accepted a position with the C. M. & St. P. Ry engineering department at Glencoe, Minn. Mrs. J. B. Densmore, who has been ill for the past two weeks with a severe attack of bronchitis is now much improved. The Beta chapter of Chi Sigma sorority were entertained at cards at the home of Miss Marjorie Baxter las Saturday afternoon. The little son of Mr. N. E. Daily who has been in the contagious hospital in Evanston with scarlet fever, is reported much improved. Mr. Willoughby G. Walling of Hubbard Woods served as a member of the committee on celebration for the public mass meeting held in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the emancipation of the slaves, held at Orchestra hall, Chicago, on Lincoln's birthday. Mrs. R. W. Hardenburgh left last week to join her mother, Mrs. L. M. Johnson, at Augusta, Ga. They are staying at the Hotel Bon Air. Mr. Barton K. Stephenson of Chicago has taken the house at the corner of Ash street and Cedar street. Mr. Stephenson moved in last week. Mr. Russell Whitman, a former resident of Winnetka, was elected president of the Civil Service Reform association of Chicago at a meeting of the executive committee Saturday last. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Crowell are to leave the last of the week for their winter home, "The Hill," near Augusta, Ga. The trip has been postponed several times on account of the illness of Mrs. Crowell. The mail carriers and clerks of the Winnetka office attended the meeting of the North Shore Civil Serivice Retirement association at Highland Park Saturday evening of last week. The meeting was held in Masonic hall. Saturday noon the village fire department was called out to fight a small fire at the Conrad barn on Elm street. The blaze was soon extinguished, with little harm being done. This is the second time in two weeks that fire has attacked the same building. The Woman's club held their regular meeting Feb. 6, at which the topic for discussion was "The Montessori Method of Teaching." Mrs. John Curran gave a review of the work of Countess Montessori and Mrs. Edward Fechheimer gave a demonstration of the apparatus used for beginners. The meeting was informal and about 175 ladies were present. Mr. W. B. Lloyd fell into the hands of the Evanston police for violating the speed law. Mr. Lloyd was driving down West Railroad avenue at a speed said to be thirty miles an hour when he was arrested. He plead guilty and was fined fifteen dollars and costs. The Evanston police have been on the lookout for Mr. Lloyd for a long time, claiming he often speeded through the town. Rev. John Henry Hopkins, rector of the Church of the Redeemer, Chicago, preached the sermon at the special service at Christ church last Thursday. These special services will be held every Thursday evening during Lent-the sermon to be preached by a visiting clergyman. There will be an organ recital from 7:30 to 8:00 preceding the services. Rev. W. O. Waters of Grace church, Chicago, will preach this evening.
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13 Feb 1913
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What People Are Doing In Wilmette