What People are Doing in Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 6

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20 Mar 1913
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    Latitude: 42.10808 Longitude: -87.7359
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Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Chester are at Long Beach, California.

Mr. W. P. Sidley, 739 Humboldt avenue, was in New York on business this week.

Mrs. O.C. Butz of 627 Sheridan road is at the Homestead Hotel, Hot Springs, Virginia, for a short stay.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Hoyt II on Saturday, March 15.

Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Murphy have returned from a visit to Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Jerome and Helen Ferrall, children of Dr. and Mrs. P. D. Ferrall, are very ill with scarlet fever.

L. M. Stein of 968 Elm street has purchased the Buckley house on Lloyd place.

Mr. Charles J. Cavanaugh has gone with two of his friends to Italy, where they will remain about three months.

Miss Elsie Clague left Monday for Huntington, Indiana, where she is to visit school friends.

Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Langworthy of Ridge avenue are staying in Chicago for a few weeks.

Mr. M. L. Adams made a flying trip to his home in Mount Vernon, Illinois, being away Sunday and Monday.

The Woman's guild of Christ church are to hold a food sale at the parish house Saturday morning at 10.

Mr. George Whitney is visiting relatives in Cleveland, Ohio, for a short time.

Mr. Grinnell Wylie has returned to his home in Waukesha, Wisconsin, after a visit of several weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. James H. Harris have returned from Chicago and have reopened their Lincoln avenue home.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred P. Brown of 624 Willow street left Saturday evening for a trip through the east. They are to be away for three weeks.

Mr. W. A. Swan is in Minneapolis, Minn., where he is to be engaged for several months in some special sculpture work.

Girton School closed Monday for the Easter Holidays and most of the pupils have returned to their homes for the vacation.

The Rev. Frederick G. Budlong of Christ Church was the preacher at the Lenten noonday service at the Chicago opera house, Chicago, Tuesday.

Miss Minner Anderson has resigned her position with R. H. Schell & Co. and has returned to her home in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Dr. Alice B. Brown, who has been in the south for several weeks, is now visiting relatives in Pass [unclear] Christian, Mississippi.

Mr. and Mrs. William G. Hibbard have returned from their Chicago home and have reopened their home on Willow Street.

Dr. and Mrs. Casey A. Wood are now at the Coronado hotel at Coronado beach, California. They have been staying at Pasadena for several weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Clague of Oak street returned Tueaday from the east where they have been visiting for the past two weeks.

Mr. Oscar Lambeau and family have gone to Akron, Ohio, where they are to make their home. They left Friday.

Fourteen ladies of the Winnetka Woman's club attended the meeting of the Tenth District Federation at the Evanston Woman's Club March 13.

Louise Ferrall, youngest daughter of Dr. and Mrs. P.D. Ferrall, 610 Elm street, died Tuesday, March 11, 1913, after a short illness of scarlet fever.

Mrs. Florence Capron is east visiting her brother, Mr. Burt Capron and his family, who are now living at Manchester, N.H.

The Woman's Society of the Congregational church held their regular meeting yesterday afternoon in the church parlors.

s Hebert of England, who has been the guest of Mrs. C. F. Bullen of 60 Elm Street, left last Friday for her home, making the return by way of Canada.

Mr. and Mrs. John Heath of 453 Ridge avenue, who have been at Long Beach, California, for the last two months, are now at Ocean Park, California, where they are to stay until early ikn April.

A benefit musical is to be given under the auspices of the Woman's Guild of Christ, at the Winnetka Woman's club on Wednesday, March 26 [unclear] at 8.

Mrs. M. McAteer is in Milwaukee, Wis., where she was called y the illness of her daughter, Doris, who was stricken with appendicitis and an operation performed Monday.

Mrs. W. A. Otis, Mrs. M. H. Lieber and Mrs. J. R. Quimby of the Winnetka Woman's club were delegates to the meeting of the Tenth District federation at the Illinois State Federation of Woman's clubs. The meeting was held at the new Woman's club building at Evanston.

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The Rev. John Gardner, pastor of the New England church of Chicago, will preach at the special Holy Week service at the Congregational church this evening.

Mr. and Mrs. William Gold Hibbard, Jr., left Monday night for a month's trip to Panama. Upon their return they will come to their summer home here in Winnetka.

Mr. John Brown, until recently assistant agent at the Chi. & N.W. Ry station, visited friends here last Wednesday. Mr. Brown has been promoted and is now assistant at Racine, Wisconsin.

Norman Hinman, who is a student at the University of Wisconsin, has the honor of being a member of the championship team of basketball. Wisconsin won the championship of the "Big Nine" in basketball.

Miss Mable Briggs had as her guests last week her sister, Miss Ethel Briggs of Escanaba, Michigan., and her fiance. Mr. Frank Graham of Dayton, Ohio. Miss Ethel Briggs and Mr. Graham are to be married in the fall and are to live in Brazil, South America, where Mr. Graham is the representative of the National Cash Register Company.

The regular line of motion pictures will not be shown at the usual weekly show at Community House this week. Tomorrow being Good Friday, "Pilgrim's Progress" will be shown. this is a famous film and will be very fitting for the occasion. This film comes in four reels and it takes nearly two hours to run them off. The Community House orchestra will play appropriate music for the day. Master Vernon Florent will play a cornet solo.

A treat is promised the members of the Winnetka Woman's Club at their next meeting. the regular meeting of March 20 has been made an open meeting and members have been asked to bring guests. The feature of the meeting is to be the discussion of the "Allendale Farm" and Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Bradley, directors of the farm, are to be present and tell about the work of this famous place. Many of the Winnetka people are much interested in this work and an interesting meeting is promised for this afternoon.

Winnetka is to be well represented in the management of the special Episcopal day at the "World in Chicago," the misssionary exposition to be given at the Colleseum May 3. Mrs. Frederick Greeley and Mr. George Higginson have been named to assist the Rev. Herman Page, rector of St. Paul's church. In the management of this special day, Thursday, May 8, has been set as Episcopal church day.

Dr. D. W. Poff, Marshall Knox and B. A. Nelson were taken into the Winnetka council, Royal Arcanum, at their meeting Monday evening. Following the regular business a smoker was held and Mr. J. H. Madson gave a very interesting lecture on the "Early History of Illinois." This was the second in a series of lectures Mr. Madsen is giving and they are proving very popular and the meetings are always well attended.

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What People are Doing in Winnetka