What People are Doing in Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Apr 1913, p. 6

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Brief notices of social activities in Winnetka, Illinois
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24 Apr 1913
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    Latitude: 42.10808 Longitude: -87.7359
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The Chaska club dinner last Saturday evening was a great success. Mr. George Irons spent last Sunday with friends in Milwaukee. The Houghtelings are again occupying their Winnetka home, "Overlook." Master John Morley is rapidly recovering from scarlet fever. Mrs. J. L. Houteling plans to open her Winnetka home early next week. The A. H. Spiegel family are again in their home on Ash street after the winter's absence. Mr. Clarence Happ has accepted a position with the Winnetka Coal-Lumber Company. Mr. F. S. Tyrrell and Miss Constance Tyrrell, who are traveling in the west, are now in Pasadena, California. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Cole of Ridge avenue have returned from a trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Mr. Raymond E. Cazel spent Saturday and Sunday of last week with friends in Milwaukee. Several members of the Motor Cycle club made a run to Wheeling last Sunday. Mrs. Lillian Harned of Dixon, Illinois, is to be the guest of her son, Mr. F. M. Harned, for several weeks. Miss Ruth Lieber of 985 Elm street spent several days last week visiting her cousins in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Mr. Walter Lips, mail carrier for the West Side, is enjoying a vacation this week. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pantle have moved from 1020 Pine street to 927 Ash street. Mr. L. J. Hopkins and family have returned from their winter home at St. Augustine, Florida. Miss Adelaide Murphy of 990 Fig street entertained at a luncheon last Saturday. Donald Knox and John Balmes are out again after severe attacks of scarlet fever. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Chase are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on April 9, 1913. Mr. and Mrs. Ayres Boal are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby girl on April 15, 1913. Mr. and Mrs. George Elms have moved to Casper, Wyoming. They left Winnetka Wednesday. Mrs. A. W. Wylie and little son have returned from New York, where they visited relatives this winter. Mr. Martin Kloepfer has recovered from his rcent illness and left Monday for Peoria, Illinois, ro resume his work. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Gay have sold their home on Bryant avenue, and have gone to Spring Lake, Michigan, for the summer. Mrs. Gus Hoyt is staying with her daughter in Highland park during Mr. Hoyt's illness. Mr. Hoyt is in the Evanston hospital. Mrs. Jelmar Dahlstrom and Miss Helen Blasius will leave for Alabama Sunday. They expect to be gone about two weeks. Mr. McKay has sold his plumbing business and hereafter all work will be done by the Winnetka Plumbing and Heating company. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Geherty and family are occupying the Noerrenberg house on Elm street during the absence of Mr. Noerrenberg. Mr. J. R. Gay has sold his home on Lloyd place. Mr. and Mrs. Gay and the Misses Gay left Thursday for their summer home at Spring Lake, Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. Homer G. Cazel left Monday for their new home in Pittsburgh, Pa., where Mr. Cazel is now in business. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Walker and family, formerly of Chicago, have taken the house at 656 Lincoln avenue, moving in last week. Mrs. McArthur, mother of Mrs. E. F. Snell, who has been ill for a long time, has taken a turn for the worse and is in a dangerous condition. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Hoyt and Miss Josephine Landon, who have been at their Florida home all winter, returned to Winnetka this week. Work is progressing rapidly on the new home of Mr. Joseph Demski, which will be ready for occupancy about the first of May. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Stein and family expect to occupy their new home on Lloyd place, formerly the Bulkley home, about the 1st of May. The engagement of John E. Koller of Winnetka and Miss Margaret Hertel of Shermerville, Illinois, has been announced. Mr. Harold Taylor has taken ill with appendicitis last week and is to be operated on at the Evanston hospital this week. Mrs. Elmer E. Adams, who has been traveling through the west for the last three months, is expected home next week. Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Rogers and family, formerly of Chicago, are occupying their new home at Willow street and Chestnut.

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The new subdivision opened for building recently is rapidly filling up with new homes. Four are being now built on Blackthorne road. This street was first called Walden road. Mrs. Chris Bolkow met with a painful accident last Thursday. While carrying a pan of boiling water she fell and the water was thrown over her face and head, burning her severly. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Hoyt are to remove from their present home at 925 Elm street to the house formerly occupied by Mr. L. M. Stein at [unclear] Elm street about May 1. Mrs. M. A. Heid, who has been visiting her brother, Mr. F. O. Raymond, has gone to Chicago for a visit before returning to her home in Wisconsin. Mr. Chris Hendricksen of Spruce street, who has been obliged to give up his work on account of illness, was taken to a sanitarium in St. Joseph, Michigan last weekk. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Walters and Grant and Mitchell Harper have moved from 822 Humboldt avenue to Glencoe. They are at the Glencoe Inn for the present. Mr. and Mrs. Lowrie McClurg moved into their new home on Spruce street. They come here from Evanston, their former home being at 2326 Colfax street. The dinner given by the sodalities of Sacred Hear church Wednesday evening in the church parlors called out a large crowd. Dancing followed the dinner. Miss Julia Larned and Miss Carrie Phelps, who spent the winter in California, returned the early part of the week. Miss Larned expects to build in California and make that her home within the next year. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Baker have returned from Memphis, Tenn., where Mr. Baker was called by business this winter, and are again in their home at 338 Linden street. Mr. and Mrs. Homer G. Cazel have returned from Olney, Illinos, and are visiting Mr. Cazel's mother, Mrs. L. A. West. They are to stay for ten days before going to Pittsburgh, where they are to make their home. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Coffin announced on Thursday the engagement of their daughter, Dorothy, to Samuel A. Greeley, son of Mrs. Frederick Greeley. The announcement came as a surprise to many of their friends. The employees of M. K. Meyer's store tendered a surprise party to Mr. and Mrs. Homer G. Cazel Wednesday evening at the residence of Mr. Cazel's mother, Mrs. L. A. West. Mr. Cazel was formerly manager of the store of M. K. Meyer. There were 840 people at the moving picture show last Friday when the pictures of the Dayton flood were shown. The movies have been very popular ever since the start and have proved one of he big features of Community house. Mrs. William A. Otis, president of the Winnetka Woman's club, addressed a large gathering at the Evanston Woman's club last week. Mrs. Otis spoke on the work of the North Shore juvenile Protective association. Mrs. M. H. Lieber, 985 Elm street, has been nominated for the presidency of the Winnnetka Woman's Club. The election is to be held Thursday, May 1. Mrs. Lieber has been prominent in club life ever since coming to Winnetka. Winnetka is to have several representatives in the May dance entertainment of the Junior league, to be given in Orchestra hall, Chicago. Miss May Peabody is to act as one of the ushers and Master Thomas Dennehy is to take part in the May pole dance. The supper given by the Winnetka lodge, Royal Arcanum, in the assembly room of Community House Monday evening was a big success. About sixty were present. After the supper a vaudeville entertainment was provided. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Williams and four children left Winnetka last week for New York city, where they are to reside in the future, as Mr. Williams' business has called him to that city. Chauncey Williams and John Williams are staying with friends her for a few weeks before joining the family. Mr. Homer G. Cazel was surprised by a large number of his friends last week who tendered him a party and smoker. The affair was a farewell party in the form of a stag, and brought together a large number. Mr. Cazel, who leaves this week for Pittsburgh, was presented with a handsome smoking jacket by his friends. Mrs. Frederick Greeley is the Winnetka representative in the movement of Chicago Equal Suffrage Association (North Side branch) to establish a summer suffrage school. The Chicago association and one leader from each of the North Shore towns are at work now formulating plans for the summer work.

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The Men's club of the Congregational church is to hold its annual ladies' night Monday, April 28. This is the big meeting of the year. Dinner will be served at 6:30 and the warning is sounded that if the spirit moves, and the ladies are indulgent, several of the men of Winnetka who have, or imagine they have, talent, will seek to divert and entertain the company. Only a light vote was cast at the school board election last Saturday. As there was only one ticket in the field very little interest was taken in the election. Mr. E. S. Fechheimer was elected president of the board and Mr. J. J. Ricks and Robert T. Fuller members of the board for two year terms. Mr. H. I. Orwig and Mr. E. J. Allsebrok are the retiring members. A meeting of the Community House Ball league was held Tuesday evening to elect a successor to Mr. Elmer E. Adams, who resigned as secretary and treasurer of the league. Mr. Sanborn Hale was elected to fill the vacancy for the balance of the season. A rule was passed at this meeting that players as well as other spectators be charged admission to he gallery. Major P. J. H. Farrell of 806 Elm street, Winnetka, was the leading spirit in the success of the big meeting of Chicago war veterans which was held in Memorial Hall, Public Library building, in Chicago, Wednesday. The meeting was held to formulate plans for raising funds for the Maine memorial monument. The Chicago veterans, under Dr. Farrell, have assured the general committee that they will do their share toward the project. Miss Elizabeth Tenney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Kent Tenney of 640 Pine street, Winnetka, will be married Saturday, April 26, to F. Goddard Cheny. She will be attended by Miss Hildegard Hardenbergh of New York as maid of honor. Franlin A. Dean will serve as best man. The service will be read at 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon at the home of the bride's parents. Only the immediate families and a few intimate friends will be present. A reception will follow. A fund for a memorial to Mrs. Mary Williams Tyrrell has been started by the women of the foreign missionary committee of the Congregational church. They wish to reach everyone who would like to avail themselves of this opportunity to express, however inadequately, the gratitude which we all feel for her life among us. The memorial is to be in the form of a music room in Marash college, Turkey. Mrs. Prouty is the treasurer of this fund. Mr. C. T. Killen who has been in Phoenix, Arizona, the past year trying to regain his health, died Thursday of last week. Mr. Killen was a member of the firm of E. P. Maynard & Co., and was well known in the real estate world. He was heavily interested in North Shore property and was also the owner of large tracts of western lands. Mr. Killen is survived by Mrs. Killen and five children. The body is to be brought to the Hubbard Woods home and the funeral held from there.

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What People are Doing in Winnetka