What People Are Doing In Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 6

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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Miss Alice Kingman is spending her Easter vacation in Lansing, Mich. Miss Emma Williams is to spend the Easter vactation at Racine, Wis. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Daily is ill with scarlet feaver. Mrs. Jennie L. Favor, a former resident of Winnetka, has been visiting freinds here this week. Miss Celeste Geherty spent Easter at home and returned to school Tuesday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Barenbrugge, [damaged] First street, March 18. Mr. George Imes expects to occupy his new home on Cherry street, about May 1. Miss Olive Balmes, [damaged] Elm street, is recovering rapidly form an attach of scarlet fever. Mr. F. N. Johnson of Rockford, Ill., was the guest of Mr. M. L. Adams last Saturday. Mrs. A. T. Hunt returned Saturday from California, where she has spent the past month. Mr. B. F. France and family have moved into their new home on Chestnut street, near Cherry. Mrs. Cornelius Lynde of Bryang avenue is to entertain at bridge Thursday, April 3. Mrs. Horace Kent Tenney, 640 Pine street, entertained at a musical Tuesday. The Horace Mann school closed last Friday to allow the children to attend Good Friday services. Miss Harriett Houghteling is serving on the stewards' committee of "The World in Chicago." Dr. Alice Barlow Brown is expected home from her southern trip the early part of the week. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chester H. Walcott, 428 Ridge avenue, Tuesday evening. The three children of Dr. and Mrs. P. D. Ferrall, who have been ill with scarlet fever, are slowly recovering. Mr. William Happ, 815 Spruce street, has been confined to the house several days with a severe cold. Mr. Chas. Ostrom leaves mext week for a trip through Iowa in the interest of the Morton Salt company. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Sherman B. Orwig of Elder Lane Monday of this week. Mrs. W. Morse of Provident avenue entertained the I. T. S. card slub on Saturday evening, March 15. Miss Anna Arnold left Saturday for a week's visit with her parents at West Frankfort, Ill. Dr. Margaret Levick, who has been taking Dr. Brown's place during her absence, expects to sail for Europe Aprl 6 to be gone two months. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred D. Herrman have removed from Wilmette to Hubbard Woods. They have taken a house on Linden avenue. Mrs. C. S. Goodchild left last week after the close of school for Kalamazoo, Mich., to spend the Easter holidays. Mr. Anton Karsten, manager of the Winnetka Merchandise company, is ill and obliged to be away from business. Mr. and Mrs. J. Allen Haines, who have spent the winter in Chicago, are to return early next month and reopen their Prospect avenue home. Mr. Roy Poff of Olney, Ill., visited his brother, Dr. D. W. Poff, for a few days early in the week. Mr. Poff stopped off on his way to Montana. Mr. C. H. Blatchford, formerly of Lincoln avenue, Winnetka, and now residing in Concord, Mass., visited in Winnetka last week. Miss Lydia Leichsenring has secured a position as one of the physical directors of the Aurora Y. W. C. A. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Spiegel are to return from California about April 1. They have spent the winter in Pasadena. Mr. A. L. Adams attended the mask ball of the Chicago Drug club at Sherman house Wednesday evening,March 26. The Fortnightly club, a new club of young married people, met in the library of the church Wednesday evening. The mission study class of the Congregational church met with Mrs. W. D. McKenzie, Hubbard Woods, Wednesday, March 26. Sanborn Hale captained a team of Winnetka players who went to Glencoe Tuesday evening, March 18. The Glencoe men lost to Winnetka 18-11. Mr. J. Endecott Bradstreet, who went to Los Angeles some time ago, has been made manager of the classified department of the Los Angeles Record. The vesper services at the Congregational church were postponed Easter day on account of the storm. The program as arranged will be given Sunday. Mrs. J. R. Fletcher is to act as chairman of the educational and dramatic committee and Mrs. J. W. F. Davis as chairman of the social committee. Mr. and Mrs. William Werth are to make their home in Winnetka after May 1. They are to reside at 893 Elm street in the flat of Mrs. Werth's father, Mr. Paul Fisher. Mr. W. B. Kruse, manager of the North Shore Distilled Water Ice company of Hubbard Woods, has purchased the house at [damaged] Oak street and expects to occupy it about May 1. Mrs. J. J. Ricks, [damaged] Hawthorne lane, had with her last week her mother, Mrs. George C. Haywood of New York, and Mrs. John Gray of Syracuse, N. Y. Madame Bolte was stricken with paralysis last Thursday and is still in a critical condition. Being of an advanced age, Mrs. Bolte does not rally from the shock very quickly. The marriage of Miss Elizabeth Tenney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Kent Tenney, of 640 Pine street, to F. Goddard Cheney will take place Saturday afternoon, April 26, at the residence of the bride's parents. The Woman's Auxiliary of Christ church will hold an all day meeting on Wednesday, April 2. Luncheon will be served at 1 o'clock, and a special program has been arranged for the afternoon. All women are invited. At the meeting of the Neighborhod club the following were elected for the coming year: President, Mrs. Clara Fisher Werth; vice-president, Miss Phoebe Suhr; treasurer, Miss Lillian Struggles; secretary, Miss Elsa Mack. Mr. F. S. Tyrrell and Miss Constance Tyrell, 657 Spruce street, left Monday for a six weeks' trip through California and the west. They are to stop first at the Grand Canyon of Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Webster Beach announce the engagement of their daughter, Edith Carpenter, to Harry Hyde Barnum, son of Judge and Mrs. William Barnum of Riverside, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Smith, accompanied by Miss Smigh, who have spent the winter in Mississippi, are visiting their daughter, Mrs. F. M. Harned,of Spruce street, en route to their home in Iowa. Mrs. Merrett Starr of Kenilworth and Mrs. Fletcher Dobyna of Chicago are to give a tea, Tuesday, April 1, at Kenilworth for Miss Edith Beach, whose engagement has just been announced. The Juvenile Protective association of the North Shore have called a public meeting for Tuesday evening at the assembly hall of Community house. The meeting will be followed by a directors' meeting. Mr. George Packard is to speak at the dinner of the Men's club of the Congregational church on Monday evening. He has chosen as his subject, "Some Observations on the Adventurous Life of a Mendacious Mendicant." Mrs. Hermon B. Butler and Mrs. James L. Houghteling of Winnetka are among the patronesses of the May festival to be given by the Junior league of Chicago. The festival is to be given in Orchestra hall late in May. Mrs. W. D. Washburn and Miss Hester Washburn were called home from their trip through the east by the illness of John Washburn, who was taken ill with scarlet fever last week. They came home from New York, where they had been joined by Miss Sara Washburn, who is attending school in the east, the balance of the trip being postponed until a later date.

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What People Are Doing In Winnetka