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

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Mrs. O. C. Butz, 627 Sheridan road, is visiting in East Orange, N. J. Miss Virginia Harned was confined to the house last week by illness. Miss Georgie Marks is staying with her aunt, Mrs. Anderson. Mr. Charles Sullivan is able to be out again after a two weeks' illness. Mr. George C. Hoge has left Winnetka and is now living in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. George Burkitt, 893 Elm street, announce the birth of a daughter of Wednesday of last week. Mr. John Buckingham and Miss Buckingham are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Elliott of Walden road. Mr. Charles L. Densmore, a former resident of Winnetka, visited here Sunday. Mr. B. F. France and family expect to occupy their new home on Chestnut street early this month. Miss Emily Orwig entertained the H. V. club at supper following a sleigh ride last Saturday evening. Mrs. J. Q. Syme and little daughter are now in New Orleans, La., visiting friends and relatives. Mr. H. A. de Windt of Sheridan road has returned from a trip to Bermuda. Mrs. Cuthbert C. Adams entertained a few friends at bridge Monday afternoon, March, 2. Mrs. Jewell, who has been staying with Mrs. E. S. Harold, 979 Elm street, left last week for a visit in Marietta, O. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Bradstreet have returned to their home on Ridge avenue. Mr.Alfred Erickson, 570 Fir street, has returned to Winnetka after a trip to Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Hale Holen left the latter part of last week for Pasadena, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Scott of Sheridan road are planning a trip to Europe early next month. Miss Garretson has moved from Provident avenue to the Corvinus house on Sunset road. Rev. J. W. F. Davies left Monday night for Yankton, S. D., where he is to deliver a lecture at Yankton college. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Magnus, 650 Sheridan road, are expected home this week from a trip through the south. Mr. John Kassner of Provident avenue has been on jury service the last two weeks. Mrs. Joseph Lechner of Evanston spent Monday with her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Anton May. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Smith, formerly of 1245 Wilmette avenue, moved to Chicago last week. Mr. Jacob B. Greiner, 631 Lake avenue, returned from a business trip in the East Saturday night. Miss Lea Partridge 1443 Wilmette avenue, entertained a number of her friends at cards on Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Lyman T. Walker and Miss Walker left Sunday for a trip to Pasadena, Calif. Mr. and Mrs E. F. Ward have moved from their Elder lane residence to Chicago. Mr. Martin Kloepfer of Peoria, Ill., visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Kloepfer, over Sunday. Mr. C. C. Schultz of Brinkman & Schultz has been confined to his home through illness for the past few days. Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Anderson, formerly of Kenilworth, have moved into the house at 696 Ash street, formerly occupied by Mr. Carl Braun. The Horace Mann school was closed last Friday. So many of the teachers were ill that it was not possible to hold classes. The Winnetka Troop of Boy Scouts of America are planning a public exibition of scout work. The plans now are to hold this exhibit April 1. Mr. Charles Stordeur, who has been ill with la grippe, is able to be out again. Mr. Stordeur was absent from his work two weeks. Mr. Paul E. Noe has returned from a business trip to the east. Mr. Noe has been away for six weeks on this trip. Mr. M. J. Sullivan, 881 Pine street, is recovering from a severe attack of la grippe. Mr. Sullivan expects to resume his work soon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Marsh of 445 Sheridan road are spending a few weeks at the sanitorium in Battle Creek, Mich. Attorney H. H. Waltmire of Peoria and Miss Ethel Hyde of Chicago were guests of Miss N. J. Buck, 1624 Spencer avenue, Sunday. Mr. E. J. Man of 1152 Central avenue, is spending several days at home after a long business trip in the northwest. Mr. Joseph Steiner, 1451 Wilmette avenue, entertained Mr. John W. May and Mr. Thomas Meyer at dinner Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Klemm of Gross Point are making their home at the home of Mr. Klemm's mother, Mrs. C. H. Klemm, during her absence. L. H. Roach is building a home for Mr. C. E. Wittmack, 1730 Irving Park boulevard, on Woodland avenue just north of Hawthorne lane. The plans were handled by D. E. Allen. Mrs. Hermon B. Butler is visiting in Pottstown, Pa., for a short time, and during her absence Mr. and Mrs. Francis P. Butler are occupying the house, "Hillrise". Little William Merrill, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Merrill of Sheridan road, who has been ill with pneumonia, is now slowly recovering his strength. Mr. and Mrs. John K. Lyon, accompanied by Mr. Lyon's mother, Mrs. Thomas R. Lyon, left Saturday last for Redlands, Cal., to remain until late in the spring. Mr. H. P. Clark, physical director at the Horace Mann school, has returned from Philadelphia, where he was called last week by the death of his father. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schwill and daughter of Chicago are occupying the Carl Heinzen residence on Lloyd place while the owners are in Europe. Mr. N. H. Blatchford, Jr., is staying with Mr. George McIlvaine in Hubbard Woods. Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Blatchford are staying at the Virginia hotel in Chicacgo for the next few weeks. The regular meeting of the Winnetka Woman's club will be held in the club parlors this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mrs. W. C. Boyden will read a paper on "Women of the Italian Renaissance." Mrs. George Higginson and daughters, Emily and Teresa, who have been at their town house in Chicago, 713 Rush street, are now in Atlantic City, N. J. for a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Greene and Miss Katherine Greene of Prospect avenue, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Anning, will leave the early part of this month for a trip to Pinehurst, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. May, 1448 Wilmette avenue, are receiving the congratulations of their friends upon the arrival of a ten-pound boy which came to them Thursday nght of last week. Mrs. William Blair, Dr. and Mrs. Frank W. Blatchford, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Juleff, Mrs. Charles F. Mulock and Mr. and Mrs. John T. Stuart were received into membership in the Congregational church. Dr. C. O. Schneider gave a very interesting illustrated lecture Monday evening at the meeting of the Winnetka council of the Royal Arcanium. After the meeting refreshments were served by the entertainment committee. Postmaster Elmer E. Adams announces that Congressman George Edmund Foss has sent him a quantity of government tested flower seeds for distribution. Anyone wishing some of these seeds may have them by calling at the postoffice. Wilmette Camp No. 10,334, Modern Woodmen of America, held their regular monthly meeting on Monday evening. General business was taken up and disposed of. Owing to the abscence of Consul C. C. Schultz, the meeting was closed without form. Dr. Guy E. Krolick, who has been with the Winnetka Drug and Merchandise company for the past two months, left Saturday to take a place as intern in the Sheridan Park hospital, Belmont avenue, Chicago. Dr. Krolick recently graduated from Ohio State college. Mrs. A. M. Kales' reading of "The Dauber," by Maesfield, was an enjoyable feature of the regular monthly meeting of the Philanthropic department of the Woman's club of the Congregational church which was held in the church parlors, Monday, March 3. The second series of Mrs. Merrill's talks will begin Thursday morning, March 6 at 10:15 o'clock at the residence of Mrs. H. K. Tenney, 640 Pine street. There are five lectures in this course and the meetings are to be held at Mrs. Tenney's each Thursday morning. The Very Rev. Walter T. Sumner of Chicago is to be the speaker at the evening service in Christ Church today. This service will be of great interest to all the people of Winnetka, and all should welcome the chance of hearing Dean Sumner. An organ recital at 7:30 will preced the service. At the usuual meeting of the New Trier Commercial association, held in Library hall, Wilmette, last week, two Winneta business men were elected to office: Joseph Tesko, of the Co-Operative company was made secretary, and Mr. William T. Wehrsteadt, a director. The report that was circulated last Saturday to the effect that Mrs. Nixon, mother of Mrs. C. W. Tostevin, had died, is incorrect. Mrs. Nixon was very ill for a few days but is now up and around again. Mrs. Nixon, who is over ninety years of age is very hale and hearty for her years. Rev. J. W. F. Davies of the Congregational church is to speak at the Religious Educational association meeting in Cleveland, O., March 10. The subject of Mr. Davies' address is "Children and Church Worship." This convention is to be a three-day session and will bring together prominent men of the country in religious educational work. There are to be 100 speakers and it is an honor to have Winnetka represented. The regular meeting of the Woman's auxiliary and guild of Christ church was held Wednesday morning in the parish house. Holy communion in the chapel at 9:30 o'clock preceded the meeting. Luncheon was served at 1 o'clock. Miss Garretson gave an interesting talk on the work of the visiting nurse in Winnetka. Mrs. S. P. Brechenridge, president of the Woman's Civic club of Chicago, read an intersting paper on "Citizenship". Mr. Burdette Jones entertained a number of his friends at his home Friday evening. The guests were Misses Ruth and Jeanette Bockstrom, Cora Dickson, Lillian Rosberry, Emma Johnson, Catharine Wynne, Alice Tusason and Clara, Pihil and Messrs. Howard Beckstrom, Leon Randenent, Roy Swanson, Clarence Swanson, Hal Scholey, Gus Guritz, Will Guritz and John Hohn. John Coutre left for St. Louis, Mo., Monday night to act as witness in a suit brought by Mrs. Rawn, formerly of Winnetka, against an insurance company for the amount of her husband's life insurance. Mr. Rawn, who was a vice-president of the Rock Island railroad, died here about two years ago.

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What People Are Doing In Winnetka