What people are doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Apr 1913, p. 2

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3 Apr 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Miss Elizabeth Brown [unclear] Eleventh street, is ill with scarlet fever.

William Cleimpell, [unclear] Linden avenue, spent last week in Madison, Wisconsin.

Mrs. A. J. Butz, 500 Central Avenue, entertained at dinner Wednesday.

Mrs. Forsman of Park avenue is seriously ill with diptheria.

Miss Helen Butz, 802 Lake Avenue, is confined to her home by illness.

Miss Marjorie Smith is ill at her home, 1325 Greenwood avenue.

Miss Marion Mannarud, 1117 Lake avenue, is ill with the mumps.

Miss Louise Mueller of 1218 Wilmette avenue has been quite ill.

Mrs. Charles A. Wanner left last Friday for a two weeks visit in Michigan.

William Kleinpel spent his vacation in Madison, Wisconsin.

Miss Louise Stephens, 1224 Elmwood avenue, is ill with chickenpox.

Miss Maragaret Macnuley, 820 Lake avenue, spent last week in Chicago visiting friends.

Mr. A. K. Shurtleff is confined to his home at 619 Greenelaf avenue by illness.

Miss Helen Groves, 1223 Wilmette avenue, visited relatives and friends in Gary, Indiana, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Nelson, 1028 Forest avenue, have returned after three months' absence.

Miss Elizabeth Fitch of 1033 Elmwood, spent her vacation with friends in Joliet.

The North End circle met Monday with Mrs. Leslie L. Perry, 1127 Greenwood avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Julian Roth entertained the Tee-Kay club at dinner Friday, March 28.

MR. J. Desmond and family of Chicago have moved to Wilmette and will live at 120 Park avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. H arold Baker of Roseland visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Buck, 1215 Lake avenue.

Miss Barbara Duerst, 707 Forest avenue, spent several days last week visiting friends in Chicago.

Mrs. N. C. Thayer, 1610 Central avenue, entertained at luncheon last Tuesday.

Mrs. C. P. Griswald and children moved into their new home at 619 Seventh St. last week.

C. J. Broughton and family are now occupying their new home at 928 Ashland avenue.

Florence, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Miller, 510 Lake Ave, is ill with scarlet fever.

S. J. Davis and family formerly of 1011 Central avenue, moved to 727 Ashland avenue last Thursday.

Mrs. Robertson, 634 Park avenue, returned Saturday from a visit with her daughter in Omaha, Nebraska.

Mrs. R. P. Smith, 506 Park avenue, entertained relatives from out of town Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Riely of Detroit, Michigan, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. V. S. Smith, 618 Tenth St., Monday.

Miss Rose Yokel, 1219 Wilmette avenue, entertained a number of her friends last Thursday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Hastings of 220 Dale Avenue, Highland Park, have returned from Bel Air, Florida, where they spent several weeks.

Mrs. Frank M. Harker, 1210 Sheridan road, has just returned from Florida, where she has been spending the winter.

Mr. J. F. Schumacher, assistant post master, spent last Thursday in Maywood post office in quest of new ideas for our local office.

Mrs. Frank Smith W. Railroad avenue, entertained a number of friends last Thursday in honor of her birthday anniversary.

Mr. L. M. Drake left Tuesday for a trip west, stopping at Wichita, Kansas, to visit his brother and then going to Colorado.

The property formerly owned y Mrs. Lulu Allen at 229 Wood court, has recently been sold to Mr. Frank Dalton.

Vincent, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A. McCanny, 210 Doyle court, was operated on for abcesses in his head last week.

A very pleasant evening is anticipated by the members of the Men's club and their guests on Tuesday, April 8.

Mrs. W. W. Kerr, 707 Forest avenue, and three children, returned home Sunday from a week's visit in Laporte, Indiana.

Mr. Brenton Groves, 1223 [unclear] Wilmette avenue, cut his foot severely in the swimming pool at Northwestern gymnasium.

Mr. E. H. Robinson, 630 Central avenue, entertained the official board of the Methodist Episcopal Church at his home Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. C. Scatens, formerly of Wilmette, visited friends here last week, having just returned from an extended trip through Italy.

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Father Daly of Wisconsin will occupy the pulpit of St. Francis Xavier's church during the absence of Father Shannon, who leaves today for a short business trip to New York.

Misses Loretta Kohler, Christine Schaffer and Katherine Brady of Wilmette and Miss Nora Nelson of Winnetka leave this evening for a several weeks' visit in Denver, Colorado.

Mr. and Mrs. John E. Nelson of Forest avenue returned last Friday from Orlando, Florida, where they have been for the past three months on account of MR. Nelson's health.

Mrs. D. L. Taylor and children of Chicago, formerly of Wilmette, will soon return here to live, having purchased the Griswald [unclear] home at 849 Michigan avenue.

Rev. Father Shannon, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Church, has been elected manager and editor-in-chief of The New World, a Catholic periodical of the Chicago archdiocese.

At a rally held at Wheadon M. E. church, Evanston, Sunday, the boys and girls of the Wilmette Junior league won the banner for the largest attendance, having seventy-one present. They held a social last Thursday afternoon to arouse enthusiasm in getting the large crowd.

A Catholic Woman's club was organized last Thursday with Mrs. P. J. Cunneen, [unclear] Central avenue, temporary president, and Mrs. H. A. Morin, 63 Hill street, temporary secretary. The object of the club is charity, education and the amalgamation of the Catholic women of Wilmette. They expect to meet soon to elect permanent officers.

A most delightful time was enjoyed by the friends of Dr. and Mrs. Charles N. Reese at their home, 727 Forest avenue, Wednesday evening, March 26. Mrs. Marian Chase Schaeffer assisted by Miss Dana, accompanist, were charming entertainers with their songs and recitals.

The Ouilmette Country Club offers the following program for the month of April to its members. ....

The Hull House Players, who have become quite renowned for their dramatic skill under the constant direction of Mrs. Laura Dainty Pelham, will give two plays, "The Pigeon," by John Galsworthy, and "The Workhouse Ward," by Lady Gregory. Members are requested to take only one guest, for the capacity of the house will probably be taxed to the limit.

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What people are doing in Wilmette