What people are doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Apr 1913, p. 2

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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. J. G. Osgood is ill at her home, 521 Central avenue, with the mumps.

Lorin Myers is ill at his home, 627 Lake avenue, with the mumps.

A 10-pound son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harmon of Wood court last week.

Joe Gillson is confined to his home, 706 Forest avenue, by illness.

The children of J. J. Kelley, 525 Central avenue, are shut in by illness.

Mrs. R. J. Burrows, 1525 Lake avenue, will give a luncheon Friday.

Roy M. Kirtland, 824 Lake avenue, is confined to his home by a severe case of bronchitis.

Mr. Fred Harwood and family, formerly of 1022 Oakwood avenue, have moved to 606 Greenleaf avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. John Spear of 1035 Lake avenue will move to 1045 Elmwood avenue the last of this month.

Miss Helen Phelps, 203 Woodbine avenue, has been confined to her home with the mumps.

Mr. and Mrs. Dearle, who have been living at 1023 Ashland avenue for a short time, have to Kenilworth.

Mrs. H. P. Gerhardt, 1214 Forest avenue, is able to be about again after several weeks of severe illness.

Mr. J. S. Steffens, son and daughter, spent Sunday in Chicago visiting relatives and friends.

The Misses Della and Anna Witt, 718 Twelfth [12th] St., spent Sunday in Evanston visiting friends there.

The children of Dr. and Mrs. E. M. Stanton, 545 Park avenue, are ill with scarlet fever.

Mrs. W. J. Faherty, 157 Kline street, is confined to her home by serious illness.

The store building occupied by Miss S. H. Cramer is to be enlarged and otherwise improved.

Mrs. A. McCanney, 202 Doyle court, has been confined to her home for several days by illness.

Mr. N. E. Hudson and family of 209 Fourth [4th] St. have moved to Park Ridge.

Mr. Andrews Vernon of Hill street has gone to Alberta, Canada, where he will enter into business.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Baker of 507 Lake avenue returned from Boca Grande, Florida.

Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Seeley have moved into their new home at 815 Gregory avenue.

The German club will meet with Mrs. C. P. Van Schaack of 614 Linden avenue next Monday afternoon.

The Tuesday club will meet with Mrs. Charles Harrison Smith, 919 Forest avenue, next Tuesday.

Mrs. L. L. Earl of Doyle court entertained several of her Chicago friends Saturday and Sunday.

Mrs. Rose Casper, 220 Wood court, will return from Plymouth, Indiana, this week.

Mr. harry Hoff of 230 Doyle court will move to their new home on Linden avenue April 25.

Mr. George T. May and Mr. J. K. Blackman and families will move to Hinsdale on May 1.

the drama Reading circle was entertained by Mrs. Donald Gallie for luncheon Wednesday.

Mrs. Frank Paul of Meade, Kansas, a former resident of Wilmette, is visiting friends here.

Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Seeley have moved into their new home near Woodbine avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Arms, 33 Crescent place, are visiting Mrs. Arms' parents in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. and Mrs. Patterson, formerly of 513 West Railroad avenue, have moved to 506 Park avenue.

The children of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Rand, 511 Park avenue, are out again after several weeks of illness.

Mrs. Sipes, 1306 Wilmette avenue, has been visiting friends in Zion City for several days.

Mrs. E. Kirchberg, Jr., 918 Linden avenue, entertained the Fortnightly club Tuesday afternoon.

Mrs. E. B. Dolan, 824 Oakwood avenue, entertained her club Monday afternoon.

The Fellowship club will meet with MR. and Mrs. M. B. Skinner, 725 Tenth street, Friday evening.

W. H. Lee and family have moved from their former residence at 1010 Central avenue to 1034 Elmwood, with Mr. J. S. Gage.

Max Zable and family are now occupying the house at 1011 Central Ave., moving from 605 Greenleaf avenue.

Mr. Fred Ward and son, Cyril, who have been living at 630 Park avenue, have moved to the H. Shultz home on Pine street.

Mr. E. Zipf, 816 Lake avenue, has repurchased his former home at 925 Lake avenue and will move there the last of this month.

Mrs. G. J. Fernald, 1035 Elmwood avenue, entertained the first division of the Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. Church Monday afternoon.

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Mrs. Helen Murray and her daughter, Jean, of 737 Park avenue will move to Ravenswood April 20.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith and daughter, Georgia, 607 West Railroad avenue, visited relatives in Chicago last Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. John Spear will soon move into the house on the southeast corner of Elmwood avenue and Eleventh street.

Miss Anna Bernar of Ravenswood visited at the home of her uncle, H. P. Gerhardt, 1214 Forest avenue, several days last week.

Miss Spaulding of Boston was the guest of Mrs. William D. Bradley, 744 Eleventh street, Wedneday, stopping off on her way to California.

Mr. Cedric Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Smith, 1019 Thirteenth street, recently returned from a four weeks' trip to the Pacific coast.

James A. White, 1045 Elmwood avenue, has rented the Kidder home at 817 Central avenue and will move his family there the last of this month.

Mr. McCoombs, father of Charles McCoombs, 1154 Central, left Monday for two or three weeks' visit with relatives and friends in Bloomington, Illinois.

The residence occupied by Mr. E. E. Renneckar has recently been purchased by Mr. George T. Appleyard from Mr. F. I. Jacobs of 524 West Avenue.

Mrs. Wrifenberg of 223 Doyle Court has been seriously ill with Rheumatism for a number of weeks, but is once more able to be up and around.

The Reading circle met with Mrs. Edward Scheidenhelm Monday afternoon. The book, "The Glory that Was Greece," is being read.

Mrs. G. E. Fernald, 1025 Elmwood avenue, entertained the first division of the Ladies' society of the Methodist Society Monday afternoon.

Mrs. Walter Baldwin and Mrs. Clifton Keith have been entertaining Miss Mildred Bredbeck of Ohio the past week.

Mr. Charles R. Smith returned last Thursday from a delightful trip to Panama, where he went as one of the Chicago Association of Commerce.

Mr. and Mrs.John A. Spear are to move into the house on the southeast corner of Elmwood avenue and Eleventh street.

Harold and Leland Finlay returned last Saturday from a four weeks' visit with their grandparents in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Mrs. S. M. Dingee and Miss Dingee will entertain a few friends at luncheon Saturday in honor of Miss Ward, who is soon to be married.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brown are going to make their home with Mr. Brown's brother, Mr. Frank Brown, Lake avenue and Fourth street.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Potter, 710 Linden avenue. She has been named Mary Elizabeth.

The three Roger children, of Libertyville, were guests at the home of Rev. L. O. Baird, 57 Crescent place, last week.

Mr. Harry Baldwin has gone on a two weeks' business trip to Iowa.

Mrs. O. D. Jones, 1615 Forest avenue, is spending the week in Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Crampton, 612 Lake avenue, have gone to Chicago to make their home. Mrs. Parker, Mrs. Crampton's mother, is staying in the house until it is sold.

Lester, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Galitz, 1206 Gregory avenue, spent a few days at the Evanston hospital last week, having his tonsils removed.

A son was born to Mrs. A. Kinney last Thursday at the Evanston hospital. Mrs. Kinney has been staying with her sister, Mrs. E. W. Case, 1027 Central avenue, for some time.

Mrs. Warren M. Vandersluis of 614 Hill street entertained a few friends at luncheon last Friday, in honor of Mrs. Smith of Grand Rapids, who is her guest.

Mrs. William Freeman, Mrs. C. N. Roberts and Miss Marion Roberts are expected home from their trip to Citronelle and Mobile the latter part of the week.

Mrs. E. A. Benthusen of 1322 Central avenue, announces the engagement of ther daughter, Grace Emmiline, to Barton Emory Buckman of Wilmette.

Announcement of the engagement of Miss Lottie McFarland of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Chicago, to Mr. John Hopp of Wilmette was recently made. The wedding will take place in Wilmette on May 4.

Mrs. William D. Bradley, 744 Eleventh street, will entertain a few friends on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. G. F. Butler, who goes to Attica, Indiana, the first of next week to make her home for the next few years, will be the guest of honor.

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Mr. P. J. Sullivan and family, formerly of Wilmette, but who have been living in Chicago for a short time, have returned to Wilmette and are living on Crescent place.

A pleasant party was arranged for the homecoming of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse W. Tuthill at the bride's home on Monday evening, the guests being a few friends and neighbors.

Mrs. Frank T. Cutler, 1001 Lake Avenue, will entertain a few friends at luncheon on Friday to meet her sister, Mrs. Brace of New York, who will be her guest for a few weeks.

Mrs. A. H. Aylesworth, 857 Michigan avenue, who has been in very poor health for months, went last week to a sanitarium in Hinsdale, where it is hoped by her many friends that her health will be restored.

Last Sunday afternoon in crossing a street in Chicago, Thomas Jones, 1022 Lake avenue, was struck by an automobile and thrown to the curbing, suffering slight injuries to his knee and left side, causing him to remain at home for a day or two.

Harold Smith, Louis Bruch and Herman Pomper, students at Ann Arbor, are home for he spring vacation. Mr. Smith brought as his guest MR. Leon Greenbaum of Newton, Kansas.

The wedding of Miss Madeline Wilson Potter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore B. Potter, 829 Elmwood avenue, to Collins Hathaway Slayton, son of Mrs. J. W. Slayton, 1009 Grove Street, Evanston, took place at the Ouilmette Country Club Wednesday evening, April 2.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur H. Howard have purchased the home owned by Mr. James H. Kimball and now occupied by Mr. Charles Clegg McKinney, 1055 Wilmette avenue. As the McKinneys have a lease till October 1, there will be no change of occupants until that time.

Mr. Reese, father of Dr. Charles W. Reese, 727 Forest avenue, died after a very short illness of pneumonia. He was stricken Saturday, March 31, and died the following Wednesday. He leaves a widow, one son and a daughter.

Mrs. A. E. Barber, 621 Linden avenue, has received word from Canada that her brother-in-law, Mr. W. S. Ellis, died the latter part of last week. Mr. Ellis was dean of Queen's university in Kingston for a number of years and was one of the foremost educationists of Canada.

The marriage of Miss Ethel E. Jordan, daughter of Mrs. E. N. Jordan, 505 Hill street, to John A. McCarty of Youngstown, Ohio, took place at the home of the bride's mother Monday, March 31. Rev. J. M. Wilson officiated.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schlosser of Rogers Park are occupying the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Dunbar during the latter's absence in New Orleans. May 1 the Schlossers will move to the home they have recently purchased at 229 Doyle court.

MR. W. K. Saunders of 1053 Linden avenue, one of the village mail carriers, was absent for several days last week. He went to Toledo, Ohio, to attend teh funeral of his wife's mother, Mrs. Harrington. Mrs. Saunders has been with her mother since last Christmas.

In a paper of last week it was stated that Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Crampton, 612 Lake avenue, had gone to Chicago to live. They have returned under the doctor's advice that Wilmette air is more conducive to good health than Chicago air. The home is not on the market as stated.

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The regular monthly meeting of the Woman's Foreign Missionary society of the M. E. Church is to be held at the home of G. H. Pattison, 823 Ashland avenue this afternoon at 3. An effort has been made to attract a large crowd, as Mrs. A. H. Vollentine, president of the Chicago Northern district, will be present to speak.

Ladies of the missionary societies are cordially invited to attend the meeting of the Wilmette Woman's Christian Temperance union which is to be held in the Wilmette Congregational church Tuesday, April 15. Mrs. Mabel V. Divelbliss of Chicago will give an address on "Cooperation."

The Parents' Club of the Wilmette Logan School held the first meeting of the month Monday, April 7. Those present listened to a very interesting talk by Mrs. L. K. Gillson on "Child training in the home." Mrs. Gillson brought with her a picture of General John A. Logan, which was sent to her by Mrs. John A. Logan of Washington, D. C., and which she presented to the school.

Mrs. A. A. Rogers, who formerly lived at 729 Eleventh street, Wilmette, but now at Portales, New Mexico, is stopping at the La Salle hotel in the city for a few weeks, and is being entertained by her friends in the village.

Mrs. W. T. Whiffen, 1020 Ashland avenue, eentertained her club Wednesday at luncheon.

Marriage of Miss Jane E. Furman, 511 Hill street, to Mr. Jess W. Tuthill, 125 Fifth [5th] street, took place Friday, April 4, at the Congregational church. Rev. Roy E. Bowers, rector of the church, performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Tuthill went to Minneapolis for a short trip.

Mr. J. G. Barber, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Barber, 621 Linden street, returned form Dayton, Ohio, Friday, where he was doing some electrical engineering work for the Western Union Telegraph company. Mr. Barber left Monday for Sioux City, Iowa, where he is engaged in the same kind of work.

The Ladies' Aid of the Wilmette Baptist church will hold an all-day meeting beginning at 10:30 Monday morning, April 14, at the home of Mrs. Howard Bowen, 1215 Elmwood avenue. Luncheon will be served and

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those who intend to be present will please notify Mrs. Harry Dillenback, 1516 Elmwood avenue, not later than Friday of this week. All the ladies interested in this work are invited to come prepared to sew.

Postmaster Edwin Drury received instructions from Washington last week that no employee could be hired or retained under the age of 16 years. For the past two or three years Harry, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Kirtland, 802 Lake avenue, has been faithfully delivering the special delivery letters, and has made many friends by his kind and courteous manner sand the new rule bars him from longer performing this work. Some friends have taken an interest in this to the extent that a petition has been drawn up and is being signed by village officials, merchants and other prominent citizens asking that Harry be permitted to remain in this work

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What people are doing in Wilmette