What people Are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Feb 1913, p. 2

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27 Feb 1913
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. J. D. Colt is entertaining Miss Sidell of Sidell, Ill.
Mrs. W. H. Lee, 1010 Central avenue, is reported ill.
Mrs. C. H. Klemm will leave tomorrow for Peru, Ill., to visit relatives.
Mrs. Edward Gage of Kirksville, Mo., returned to her home Wednesday.
Mr. J. N. Crampton, 612 Lake avenue, has been in Omaha, Neb., for a week.
The Thursday Luncheon club meets with Mrs. C. G. Todd, 607 Seventh street.
Mrs. Hoyt king left last week to spend a month with her parents in Union City, Pa.
The Reading circle met at the home of Mrs. E. E. Hyde, 721 Elmwood avenue, last Monday.
The Wednesday Luncheon club was entertained at the home of Mrs. T. G. Winnett this week.
Dr. G. F. Butler spoke before the Commercial club of Attica, Ind., on Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. J. K. Blackman of Hill street will entertain the Neighborhood Luncheon club Thursday.
Mrs. H. J. Richter of 1211 Hill street entertained Chicago friends at dinner Sunday. Covers were laid for twelve.
Mr. Rodney W. Jones of New York spent Saturday and Sunday with his brother, Mr. Orville D. Jones, 1615 Forest avenue.
Miss Bertha Bowers of Ashland, O. is a guest of her brother and sister, Rev. and Mrs. Roy E. Bowers, 1024 Eleventh street.
Mr. Elmer G. Smith was a guest over Sunday of his brother, Mr. Earl Smith of Woodbine avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Robinson of Elmwood avenue entertained the Idle Hour "500" club Saturday evening.
W. D. Matthews, 1521 Lake avenue, left Sunday on a business trip to New York city. He will be gone a week.
Miss Edna Pitman, who has been the guest of Miss Lella Palmer, 1225 Hill street, for several weeks, left Sunday afternoon for Independence, Iowa.
The Tuesday club met with Mrs. Carl Latham, 229 Sixth street, last week. The club meets with Mrs. J. B. Olwin, 719 Washington avenue, next Tuesday.
The Travel club met with Mrs. Melville Tuesday afternoon. The subject for the afternoon was "Rambles in Normandy," given by Mrs. Melville and fully illustrated.
Mrs. George T. Palmer, Mrs. E. P. Fatch, Mrs. Phillip Bright and Mrs. H. J. Richter attended a luncheon and bridge party on Tuesday, given by a friend in Edgewater.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gathercoal, 1538 Forest avenue, gave a dinner party Saturday evening in honor of Dr. Herbert Powers and family, who left for Wauwatosa, Wis., Saturday.
The Parents' club of the Wilmette Logan school will meet Monday afternoon, March 3, at the school house, at 2:30. Everyone interested in the work of this club are invited.
About thirty of the eighth grade young people enjoyed a sleigh ride last Friday evening, and were pleasantly entertained after the ride at the home of Miss Norma McMillens, 1010 Linden avenue.
A. P. Graham, who has been night policeman, has resigned, and William Johnson has been appointed to fill his place.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Tucker of 515 Central avenue, will move to Chicago about March 1. We understand that it is not for a permanent change, but that they hope to return to Wilmette after a time.
A kitchen shower for Mrs. S. H. Seely, who expects soon to start to housekeeping, was given by Miss Ernau Smith, 615 Lake avenue, last Friday afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed by those present.
Thursday evening, Feb. 27, is the date of the next concert in the series of artist's recitals being given at the Woman's club. The University Trio will furniish the entertainment. The trio consists of Bruno Knehne, violinist, well known form his connection as soloist of the Thomas orchestra; Winnifred McAllister Kuehne, pianist, is the official accompanist of the Chicago Singverein, and Mrs. hazel Eden Mudge, soprano, has toured with Arthur Middleton and John B. Miller, assisting them in opera and oratorio.
Mrs. Mary Steiner, aged 75 years, died at 4 o'clock Wednesday morning of last week at the home of her son, Mr. Joseph Steiner, 1451 Wilmette avenue. Mrs. Steiner had been ill for several months, although not serious, and her death came very suddenly. Mrs. Steiner was one of the early settlers of this community, coming here from Germany forty-eight years ago. Her husband, Mr. John Steiner, died ten years ago and since that time she has made her home with her son. Mrs. Steiner leaves a host of friends who will deeply regret to hear of her death, besides three sons and a daughter survive her, Mr. Joseph Steiner, Mr. Benj. Steiner and Mrs. Mary Blesser of this village and Mr. George Steiner of Chicago.

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What people Are Doing in Wilmette