What People are Doing in Wilmette
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Apr 1913, p. 2

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Brief notices of social activities in Wilmette
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24 Apr 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Dr. and Mrs. R. S. Pattillo of 620 Forest avenue, have returned from Florida. Miss Alice Barrow, 215 Doyle court, is confined to her home with the mumps. Mrs. Lena Vollman, 630 Park avenue, spent Sunday in Chicago visiting friends. Mrs. Sanderson of Ravenswood has moved into the Butler house, 1011 Lake Avenue. Daniel, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hopkins, 1221 Ashland avenue, is ill with scarlet fever. Mr. and Mrs. Albert S. Webster, 502 Washington avenue, visited friends in Galesburg last week. Mr. J. E. Rhodes and family moved to their new home at 915 Elmwood avenue last Saturday. A. F. Hecht, who has been living at [unclear] Ashland avenue, will move May 1 to 431 Central Avenue. Mrs. F. C. Van Ness will entertain the Thursday Bridge club at luncheon today at her home, 611 Forest avenue. The Woman's Prayer circle of the M. E. Church met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Pronell, 1717 Elmwood avenue. Mr. Charles R. Smith and family, formerly of 1019 Thirteenth [13th] Street, have moved to their new home on Broadway. Miss Abby King has rented her home at 316 Central avenue to P. J. Hahn and will move to 125 Fourth [4th] street. Mr. Sanderson and family have moved into the house formerly occupied by Dr. G. F. Butler at 1011 Lake avenue. Miss Margaret Meek, formerly living with Mrs. Stephens, 1537 Charles street, has moved to 1219 Wilmette avenue. Mrs. F. C. Van Ness, 611 Forest avenue, has had as her guest during the past week, her aunt, Mrs. Boynton Barber of Pasadena, California. Mrs. F. B. Schwartz, 714 Washington avenue, left Saturday afternoon for a six weeks' visit with relatives and friends in and about York, Pa. Miss Callette, who has been staying with the Freeman family, 711 Lake avenue, during Mrs. Freeman's absence in Alabama, has gone to Denver. Mr. W. C. Shurtleff, 815 Lake avenue, left this week to attend the meeting of the Grand Council of Royal Arcanum in session at Springfield. Mr. C. L. Keith, 222 Ninth [9th] street, left Saturday evening for a trip through the West. While in San Francisco he will visit his nephew, Mr. Alden Peirce. Mr. Ralph S. Baker has sold his home at 606 Greenleaf avenue to Mr. Fred E. Harwood and will move into the house lately occupied by W. H. Lee, 1010 Central avenue. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Bartholomew and family, who have lived at 607 Forest avenue for several years, are preparing to move to the East where they expect to make their future home. Mrs. M. N. Foster has rented her house for the summer to E. R. Heinsheimer and will move to one of the Lathan houses at 210 Sixth [6th] street, the one lately occupied by J. K. Blackman, Jr. Miss Elizabeth Smith of San Bernardino, California, came to visit her aunt, Mrs. H. J. Smith, of 806 Oakwood avenue, Tuesday of last week. Wednesday morning she was found to have scarlet fever. The nineteenth-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shaw, 1244 Hill street, has been taken to the Evanston hospital where he will undergo treatment for a dislocated hip from which he has suffered since birth. Misses Mildred and Martha Thomas, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thomas, 723 Forest avenue, were flower girls at the Tennant-Hitchcock wedding which took place Saturday evening in the Edgewater Presbyterian Church. C. W. Morey and family have moved to 5624 Madison avenue, Chicago, having sold their home at 915 Elmwood avenue, to Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Rhodes of St. Paul, Minn. Mr. Rhodes is secretary of the National Association of Lumber Dealers.

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Ralph Connor is ill at his home, 416 East Railroad avenue. Miss Agnes Flentye of 729 Lake avenue is ill at her home. The Comanche club met with Mrs. Rexford, 1050 Linden avenue, Tuesday. Miss Myrtle Schultz and Berniece McCanney visited in Chicago last Sunday. Mrs. William Vail of Michigan City spent the weekend with her family on Hill street. Mr. F. J. Scheidenhelm has been in Decatur on business for several days this week. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hill, nee Riddlford, were visiting friends in Wilmette last Sunday. The German class will meet with Mrs. Wolf, 630 Hill street, next Monday afternoon. Mrs. Sipes, 1306 Wilmette avenue, entertained Mrs. Davis of Zion City a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred C. Wolff, 625 Park avenue, are rejoicing over the birth of a daughter. J. R. Rudd and family, who have been living at 920 Fifteenth [15th] street, have moved to Kenosha. Miss Mary Drury, who has been at home on account of rheumatism, will return to school Monday. Miss Florence Steffens, 1225 Wilmette avenue, entertained friends from Evanston last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Burgess, 1539 Lake avenue, left Friday evening for a two weeks' trip in California. Mr. C. R. Smith and family, formerly of 1019 Thirteenth [13th] street, moved to the new home at 112 Broadway. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pember of Joplin, Mo., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Evans, 1443 Wilmette avenue. Miss Katherine Cresap of Bonaparte, Iowa, has been visiting her cousin, Mrs. O. G. Corns, 1213 Forest avenue. Little Harriet Baird of Crescent place, while roller skating, fell and broke two bones in her arm last week. The two weeks' old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harmon of Wood court was christened at St. John's church Sunday. Mr. Earl Langwell, 622 Kline street, has been appointed local representative of the Wilmette Specialty company. Mrs. Louis Jensen Cassel of Chicago visited with Miss Herman, 912 Linden avenue, a few days the last of the week. Bernard Smith, 506 Park avenue, in company with his cousin, Roy Johnson of Evanston, visited friends in Chicago, Sunday. Mr. Henry Freihage, 1110 Greenleaf avenue, returned Sunday from a two weeks business trip through the Ohio flood district. Margaret, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morton L. Paterson, 925 Chestnut avenue, fell while roller skating last week and broke her arm. Rev. Herman Meyers, the Lutheran minister recently installed, will make his home with his mother and sisters at 406 Kline street. Hattie Belle Colton has returned from Syracuse, N. Y., and is making her home with her aunt, Mrs. C. Hoskens, 627 Washington Avenue. Mrs. O. K. Patterson, 1520 Lake avenue, who expected her mother last week for a visit of several weeks, has received word that she is suffering from a serious fall. Mr. Walter Clark, who has been living at 125 Fourth [4th] Street, will occupy the house left vacant by Mr. Fred E. Harwood, who has been living at 1022 Oakwood avenue. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Burrows, 1525 Lake avenue, spent several days last week in Berwyn visiting Rev. and Mrs. L. L. Hammett. Rev. Hammett was formerly pastor of the M. E. Church. Dr. Murray Aaron of Wilmette will speak to the Boy Scouts Friday evening at the Congregational Church. His subject will be "Camps in All Regions." This will be an open meeting and all those interested are invited to attend. We wish to rectify two items which appeared in last week's issue of this paper stating that P. J. Delaney has sold his house at 530 Linden avenue to Dr. Hecht and that Miss Marjorie Hatch, 915 Greenleaf avenue, is ill with mumps. Mr. Delaney has NOT sold his house, and Miss Hatch claims she did NOT have mumps.

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Mrs. Frank Scheidenhelm entertained the Reading circle at luncheon Monday. The circle will meet with Mrs. Thomas C. Moulding Monday May 5. The first meeting of the Woman's Catholic Club of Wilmette will be held in the reception room of the school building tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Smith, who have been living at 1019 Thirteenth [13th] street have recently bought a home at 112 Broadway and moved into it last Saturday. Mr. Warren W. Vandersluis has sold his home, 614 Hill street, to Dr. Frank S. Lower, 440 East Railroad avenue, and will move to the South Side of Chicago next week. Mr. E. G. Bentley entertained his class of young men of the M. E. Sunday school and their young lady friends last Friday evening at his home, 804 Elmwood avenue. Mrs. M. F. Smith and daughter, Lydia, 1326 Wilmette avenue, have returned from Topeka, Kansas, where they have been for some time, called there by the illness of Mrs. Smith's mother. Among those who have recently contracted mumps are Miss Eleanor Blake, Masters Kingsley Rice, Sidney Huguenin and Keith Drake. Mrs. Carl Latham has just recovered from them. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Cunneen of 809 Central avenue, while awaiting the completion of their new house on Eighth [8th] street and Ashland avenue, will occupy rooms at the home of Rev. J. M. Wilson, 1105 Central avenue. George Cunneen will live in Chicago. Miss Susan Northam, who has been in California all winter, returned to Wilmette last Monday, and will take charge of her home at 731 Tenth [10th] street about May 1. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Higgins, who have occupied her house through the winter, will keep one of the rooms and board with her.

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What People are Doing in Wilmette