What People Are Doing In Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 2

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27 Mar 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mr. Edward Welsh has taken a permanent position in Bedford, Ind. Little Miss Jane Greiner celebrated her fifth birthday by a party. The fifth division of the Ladies' society of Methodist church will meet Friday with Mrs. Harry W. Moon. Mrs. James Smurr, 741 Eighth street, is able to be about again ater a continued illness. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Affleck, 827 Greenwood avenue, are visiting at Hot Springs, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Van Ness, 611 Forest avenue, have returned from a week's visit at French Lick, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Harper of Bristol, Conn., are visiting friends in Wilmette. Mrs. G. W. Kibby has invited the Tuesday Card club for luncheon April 1. Mrs. Arthur L. Rice, 518 Central avenue, entertained her reading circle at luncheon. Mrs. Geo. H. Weaver of 1020 Ashland avenue entertained Wednesday afternoon with a bridge party. Miss Kathryn Schneidenhelm entertains a number of her school firends this afternoon. Mrs. Percy Andrew of Lake avenue entertained her club at luncheon Tuesday. Master Ned Greiner is spending his Easter vacation with his grandmother in Terre Haute, Ind. Mrs. C. G. Todd, 607 Seventh street, will entertain the Thursday luncheon club this week. Mrs. Robt. Humphrey and daughter have gone to Dixon, Ill., to spend the vacation. Mr. Walter W. Baldwin has returned from a two weeks' trip to the south on business. Mrs. Norman T. [damaged] of Paris, France, has been the guest of Dr. and Mrs. Stolp this week. Mrs. L. O. Baird left Tuesday for a visit of a couple of weeks with friends in Omaha, Neb. Mrs. H. L. Markenna of Chicago was the guest of Mrs. D. L. Earl, 238 Doyle court, for several days last week. Master Lo Rue Davis, 238 Doyle court, went to Waukegan Saturday to spend his week's vacation with his cousin, Master Blon Bradbury. The many friends of the Batholomew family will regret to hear of their departure from Wilmette to take up their home in New York city. Miss Elisabeth Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melville J. Brown, 739 Eleventh street, is ill with scarlet fever. Miss Helen Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Palmer, 1132 Forest avenue, entertained Monday evening with a card party. Monday evening the Boxer club were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer Skinner at dinner. This was the last party of the season for the club. Mrs. J. H. Brace of New York city, sister of Mrs. Frank T. Cutler, is coming to make an extended visit in Wilmette and Chicago. Miss Hazel Wells, a teacher at the Musical conservatory at Macomb, Ill., spent her vacation in Wilmette last week. Mrs. M. C. Baker has returned to her home, 347 Hill street. She has been visiting relatives in Iowa and New Lenox. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schlosser and little daughter have returned to Wilmette and will reside at 229 Doyle court. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. [damaged] and little daughter, Betty, of Orange, New Jersey, are here for a short visit to their parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Snider. The Town club will hold their March dancing party at the Women's club building Saturday evening. Music by Krell. Mrs. Rose Casper of 220 Wood court left Friday morning for Pilmath, Ind., for a visit of several weeks with relatives. It is her old home. She will no doubt have an enjoyable visit. Miss Myrtle D'Arcey, who is teaching school in Barrington, spent the Easter vacation at her home, 1002 Greenleaf street. The Travel club will meet with Mrs. H. K. Snider, 500 Lake avenue, Tuesday afternoon, April 1. Mrs. Snider will read a paper on "Brittany and the Bretons." Miss Elisabeth Baird, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. L. O. Baird, 57 Crescent place, started the spring vacation parties with luncheon for a number of her friends last Monday afternoon. Miss Elisabeth Baird, 57 Crescent place, entertained sixteen of her girlfriends at a Japanese luncheon Monday. Three of her little friends dressed in Japanese costumes assisted in serving. Mrs. A. C. Stevenson, 2757 Woodbine avenue, returned to ther home Saturday from a several weeks' visit in the South. Miss Louise Fultz left last Thursday for her home at Wapakoneta, Ohio. She has been with Miss Rose Yokel, 1219 Wilmette avenue, for about a year. Mr. Millan [damaged] pleased the audience at the M. E. church last Sunday morning with a violin solo. The little son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Waldner, 1043 Greenwood avenue, is ill at the Evanston hospital. Mr. and Mrs. George Pettinger, formerly of [damaged] Wilmette avenue, will move to 1245 Wilmette avenue tomorrow. Mr. Geo Watson of Aurora died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. H. Whiteside of Hinsdale, March 15. Mr. L. [damaaged] Collins, formerly of Wilmette, who had been at Evanston hospital, returned to her home in Chicago with the bright prospect of renewed health. Mrs. Frank Collier of 601 Lake avenue, returned last week from an extended trip through the south. While in Florida she visited Mr. and Mrs. Burton Themo at their home at Osprey. The Reading circle met wit Mrs. Frank L. Koontz for lunch Tuesday. They read "Mind the Paint Girl," by Pinero, and on Wednesday went to the Illinois to see Billie Burke in the play. Mrs. Ethel Anderson, mother of Master Le Rue Davis of 238 Doyle cournt has been seriously ill with pneumonia. She was visiting in Kenosha, Wis., when taken ill. Her son received a letter from her aunt Friday stating she was convalescent. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kidder, who have occupied the home of Mrs. Erwin on Central avenue for the past two years, will leave Wilmette April 10 for a trip to California. Their stay there is indefinite, but later they expect to make their home in the East. News has been received from Baltimore, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Henry Keith, formerly of Wilmette, of the birth of a daughter, March 18. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Phelps of Woodbine avenue are spending a few weeks in Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Ira B. Ford, 1109 Greenwood avenue, are preparing to move to Omaha, Neb., where they have been for several weeks. Mrs. Ford is now in Wilmetee visiting her friends and looking after the removal of their household goods. Mr. Stanley Gonyo of Kline street spent the week's end with his brother Anthony at Antioch, Ill. He was accompanied by Mr. Hugo Meyers of West Railroad avenue. Mr. Gonyo stated they were going to Antioca to buy some horses, but a little bird has whispered that it was not horses tht Mr. Meyers went to look at, but a little dear. The last of the artists' recitals given under auspices of the Wilmette Woman's club will be on Thursday evening, March 27, at 8:15. The entertainment will consist of Russian and classical dances by Irene Bulkiewisz, and music by Elsie De Voe, pianist, and Kirk Towns, baritone. Mrs. G. W. Haskins and daughter, Margaret, of 423 Central avenue, left Friday to spend the Easter vacation at Wells College, Aurora, New York, whee Mrs. Haskins' daughter, Elizabeth, is attending school. Miss Elizabeth will return with them as far as Buffalo, where they will spend a few days together visiting nearby places of interest. The members of the Royal Arcanum listened to a highly instructive and entertaining talk on Mexico by Dr. Eugene Murray Aaron, F. G. S. Monday evening, March 24. He gave his experiences while there in scientific research, and described the topography, natural characteritics of the country and people, the flora and fauna. Master Bill Faherty, Jr., of 157 Kline street, celebrated his seventh birthday Saturday afternoon, March 22, by entertaining about twenty of his young playmates. After dancing and a number of games were played refreshments were served. A large birthday cake with seven lighted candles was on the table and was cut by the young host. On leaving all expressed themselves having a good time. Mrs. Faherty was assisted by Mrs. R. P. Smith and Mrs. Ed Bradley. Mr. Roland D. Carlson and Miss Laura N. Shetler of Rockford, Ill., were married at the M. E. church parsonage last Saturday noon by Rev. T. K. Gale. Mrs. E. Schultz, 1121 Lake avenue, who has been quite ill., is now improving and expects to be able to be about soon. Mrs. Stone, the mother of Mrs. Charles Patterson, 418 Tenth street, is ill at the Evanston hospital, where she underwent a serious operation, but is recovering nicely. Mrs. A. G. Melville and son, 1022 Greenwood avenue, who have been spending the winter in Jacksonville, Fla., returned to their home last week. Mrs. E. A. Van Benthusen 1322 Central avenue, announce the engagement of her daughter, Grace E., to Barton Emory Buckmann, also of Wilmette. In the storm Sunday evening a large tree was blown down falling on the conservatory of the new home of T. J. Winnette, Chestnut avenue and Thirteenth street, causing a great amount of damage and frightening the family. Rev. Smith of New York addressed the Catholic women of St. Francis Xavier's church Tuesday afternoon on "The Catholic Woman's CLub of New York." This meeting was held with the view or [sic] organinzing a like club in Wilmette.

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What People Are Doing In Wilmette