What People are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Apr 1913, p. 2

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17 Apr 1913
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. Lester G. Wood entertained her club Tuesday.

Miss Margaret McMillen is home on account of mumps.

Mr. Robert Dunshee has gone to Northwestern Canada.

Miss Marjorie Hatch, 915 Greenleaf avenue, is ill with the mumps.

Mrs. L. A. Grubb has been ill at her home, 1027 Greenwood avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Harding of 923 Ashland, will move to Chicago today.

Mrs. S. Hoth, 724 Twelfth [12th] street, has been quite ill the past week.

Mrs. R. P. Smith is confined to her home at 506 Park avenue by illness.

Mr. Wilson T. Whiffen, 1120 Ashland avenue, has been ill for five weeks.

Rev. T. K. Gale, 1024 Lake avenue, is entertaining his sister, Mrs. Rule of Mason City, Iowa.

Mrs. S. J. Nordorf of 1507 Lake avenue will entertain a few friends at luncheon on Friday.

Mr. Hall and family of Chicago will move into the Cunneen house, 809 Central avenue, soon.

Dr. and Mrs. Davies of Blue Island were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dart for a few days last week.

The Parents' club of the Logan school will meet Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m at the school building.

Mrs. G. H. Cauniff was the guest of Mrs. George McRay, 4454 Drexel boulevard, a few days this week.

Mr. W. W. Kerr, 707 Forest avenue, left the last of the week on a two weeks' business trip in Texas.

Mr. B. Mueller and family of 1218 Wilmette avenue are preparing to move to 1223 [unclear] Wilmette avenue.

W. D. Leary of 1223 Wilmette avenue will move his family to 405 East Railroad avenue in a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. John T. Ling entertained their dinner club with a theater party last Saturday evening.

Miss Cynahia Vose of Evanston was the guest of the W. B. Paulson family, 715 Washington avenue, last Sunday.

Charles W. Morey has sold his home at 915 Elmwood avenue and will move his family to the south side of Chicago.

Mrs. Robert Ross, 1054 Linden avenue, spent several days the last of last week visiting her niece in South Chicago.

Miss Rose Duerst, 630 Park avenue, visited with Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Tucker formerly of Wilmette, now of Kenwood.

Mr. Hecht has purchased the P. J. Delaney home at 530 Linden avenue and will move there the last of the month.

Dr. and Mrs. H. B. Mellinger of 1234 Wilmette avenue have rented a flat at 523 Park avenue and will move in a few days.

Mr. Simmons of Chicago will move his family to Wilmette and occupy the house at 1035 Lake avenue the last of this month.

Mrs. E. J. Smith, 208 Woodbine avenue, left last Thursday for Cedarville, Ill., where she will visit until the end of the week.

Mrs. F. A. Waidner, 1048 Lake avenue, who has been confined to her home throughout the winter, is able to be out again.

Mr. and Mrs. James Harry Kidder and family left Wilmette Tuesday for an indefinite stay in Los Angeles and Pasadena, California.

Mr. and Mrs. George Kroll, 1023 Greenwood avenue, are entertaining Mr. and Mrs. E. Ericsson of Los Angeles, California, for a few days.

Mr. Bruce B. Powell moved last Saturday from his former home, 721 Ninth Street [9th] to his new one at 908 Ashland avenue.

Mrs. R. J. Burrows, 1525 Lake avenue, will entertain the third division of the Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. church this afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Nourse of 1137 Greenwood entertained the Hull House Players at dinner the night of the Men's club entartainment.

Mrs. W. W. Kerr, 707 Forest avenue, has as her guest her mother, Mrs. Replogie of Laporte, Indiana, who will spend two weeks with her.

Mr. Ray Niles, who has been in the Philippines the past three years, in the naval service, was here for a few days' visit with his sister, Mrs. W. D. Mathews of 1521 Lake avenue on his way to his home in Dayton, Ohio.

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Mrs. J. C. Mannerand of 1119 Lake avenue entertained the second division of the M. E. Church Tuesday for lunch.

Mrs. G. E. Fernald, 1025 Elmwood avenue, entertained for Mrs. Frank Paul of Meade, Kansas, on Tuesday afternoon.

Last Monday Mrs. E. Jackson Casse, 633 Forest avenue, took a number of small boys to Ringling's circus in her machine.

Edwin and Margaret Stafford arrived home Sunday after spending a week visiting relatives at Michigan City and Laporte, Indiana.

Seven ladies were very pleasantly entertained by Mrs. B. F. Clifford, 803 Lake avenue, at an "April Shower" luncheon Tuesday.

Mrs. George H. Bird, 510 Washington avenue, and Mrs. Robert E. Ward, 1044 Ashland avenue, were hostesses to their clubs on Tuesday.

Mr. W. E. Hudson and family, who have been living at 710 Central avenue, moved to their new home at 509 Forest avenue, yesterday.

Mr. O. Aspergren of Ward & Aspergren spent one day last week in Highland Park investigating the central delivery system in operation there.

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Riddiford, 1035 Greenwood avenue, have returned after a visit of eight weeks in Florida. On their return trip they stopped at Atlanta, Chattanooga, Louisville and Nashville.

About fifty friends of Mrs. J. F. Steffens, Wilmette avenue and Sixteenth street, surprised her Saturday night in honor of her birthday. A very enjoyable evening was spent by those participating.

Mr. and Mrs. John Spear and three children of Ravenswood and Mrs. Greenaulge and two boys, who are on their way to Canada, were the guests of Mrs. Lena Vollman, 630 Park avenue, last Sunday.

Mr. J. H. Kidder and family, formerly of 817 Central avenue, left Tuesday afternoon for California, where they expect to make their future home. They will spend a day at the Grand Canyon.

Mrs. C. E. Melville and daughter of Worcester, Mass., have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Melville, 1128 Greenwood avenue, during the week. Mrs. Melville was called west on account of the death of her father in Indiana.

Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Heffron, 610 Forest avenue, returned from Fort Myer about two weeks ago. Since her return Mrs. Heffron has visited her daughter, Elizabeth, who has been attending school at Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. Elizabeth returned with Mrs. Heffron Friday night.

Mrs. Katherine Oliver McCoy will give the Scottish evening under the auspices of the Woman's society of the Presbyterian Church for the benefit of the building fund at the home of Dr. and Mrs. M. F. Barker on Monday evening, April 21, at 8 o'clock. A cordial invitation is extended to all who are interested.

Mrs. E. Van Vliet Berthelet and Mrs. A. R. Ware have recently returned from their home in Salt Lake City to attend to some business matters and visit with old friends. Mrs. Berthelot is visiting Mrs. M F. Stevens, 530 Central avenue, and Mrs. Ware is the guest of Mrs. N. C. Thayer, Jr., 610 Central avenue.

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Mr. Carlton Dart has bought the home in which he is residing, 706 Greenleaf avenue, of the owner, Mr. W. Breeding of South Haven.

Mrs. Goerge L. Emrich, 915 Ashland avenue, entertained a number of young people Thursday in honor of the birthday of her daughter, Genevieve.

Mrs. Fred N. ReQua, 620 Washington avenue, gave a luncheon on Tuesday in honor of her friend, Mrs. Charles Cartwright of Minneapolis, who is visiting her.

P. J. Cunneen and family of 809 Central avenue are storing their household goods and will board for six weeks while awaiting the completion of their new home.

Master Frank Blymyer, Mrs. B. F. Blymyer and Mme. E. Blymyer, who have been in quarantine for the past six weeks on account of scarlet fever, hope to be out thi week.

Mr. and Mrs. John M. Tuttle, 222 Woodbine avenue, have rented their home for the summer to Mr. Guthman of Chicago. The Tuttles will go to Chicago and make their home with Mrs. Tuttle's mother.

Mrs. W. E. Miller, 510 Lake avenue, was confined to her bed by illness several days last week. Her little daughter, who has been critically ill for several months, is reported out of danger, and it is hoped will soon be able to be about.

Mr. Hubert P. Harmon and family will move into the house now occupied by Mr. George T. May, Jr., 214 Sixth [6th] Street, about May 1, and Mr. George Wright and family will move into the one made vacant by Mr. Harmon at 921 Thirteenth [13th] Street.

Mrs. Peters of Evanston talked to the Study class of the World in Chicago movement connected with the Wilmette Methodist church at the home of Mrs. Elred G. Bentley, 804 Elmwood avenue, on Monday afternoon. Her subject was the Phillipines.

Mrs. John Meacham of St. Louis and Mrs. David Allen Campbell of Kansas City are guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Nye Macalister, 918 Ashland avenue. Mrs. Campbell is honorary vice-president of the National Federation of Musical clubs and is here to attend its national convention which is to be held in Chicago, commencing April 21.

Tomorrow evening a dinner will be given to the fathers of the Boy Scouts and local council at the Woman's Club building, the boys serving the dinner. After dinner the company will go to the Evanston Y.M.C.A. to see a moving picture show, and while the boys take a swim in the tank the fathers and local council will discuss matters pertaining to the general welfare of the boy.

Mrs. Jennie Rule of Mason City, Iowa, on her return from Florida, where she spent the winter, stopped to visit with her brother, Rev. Thomas Keene Gale, 1024 Lake avenue. She will remain until after Mrs. Gale's return from Buena Vista, California, where she and her two children have spent the winter. Mrs. Gale has started on her return trip, but will stop for a visit at Bishop Shepard's in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is expected to reach home Saturday of next week.

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Mr. C. R. French and family, formerly of 528 Park avenue, have broken up housekeeping and are living with A. K. Petrie, 710 Washington Avenue.

Mrs. H. Carl Hardy, who soon leaves Wilmette to make her home in Michigan, was given a farewell party by Mrs. Joseph Lear of 1637 Forest avenue.

Miss Louise Mueller, who has been ill at her home, 1218 Wilmette avenue, has been removed to the Evanston hospital and is in very serious condition.

Messrs. A. S. Van Deusen and H. C. Schultz are planning extensive remodeling to their building at the corner of Central avenue and twelfth street.

The third division of the Ladies' society of the Wilmette Metehodist Church will meet with Mrs. R. J. Burrows, 1525 Lake avenue, Thursday afternoon.

Dr. and Mrs. George F. Butler, who have been living at 1011 Lake avenue, have broken up housekeeping and will be with P. N. Cutlers until they leave Wilmette.

Mrs. Fred F. Cain, 907 Central avenue, is entertaining her mother, Dr. Jessie G. Forrester of Ocean Park, California, who will probably remain with her through the summer.

Mr. and Mrs. D. Paul Brown of Ravenswood, parents of Mr. Harry and Mr. Frank Brown of 520 Lake avenue, have recently moved into their new home on Sixteenth [16th] street.

The engagement of John C. Happ, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Happ, 1240 Central avenue, and Miss Lottie J. McFarland of Cleveland, Ohio, has been announced. The marriage wil ltake place at the home of the groom's parents, May 4.

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What People are Doing in Wilmette