What People are Doing in Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 6

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Brief notices of social activities in Winnetka, Illinois
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1 May 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.10808 Longitude: -87.7359
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Miss Ethel Mason is traveling in Europe. Mr. Charles Eastman has leased his home at 1010 Pine St. to Mr. H. A. Noble of Chicago. Mr. W. A. Haire has rented his home on Provident avenue for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Preston Kumler, formerly of Chicago, have opened their new home on Blackthorne road. Preston Boyden has been elected captain of the football team of the Middlesex school, Concord, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Karl J. Monrad have sold their home, 878 Oak street, and have moved to Chicago. Mrs. H. J. Reilly has returned from a trip to the east and Washington, D. C. Mrs. Cochran, who has been staying with Mrs. Woolfolk, has returned to her home in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Freeman have moved to Chicago after several years' residence at 522 Willow street. Mrs. Arthur Loomis is planning a trip to her old home in Sweden, leaving Winnetka about May 1. Mr. John Peterson has moved his family from 995 Oak street to the Schlalda [unclear] house on Provident avenue. Mrs. W. L. Kroeschell, 765 Sheridan road, is in the Evanston hospital, recovering from an operation performed last week. Mr. N. N. Henricks has rented his home at 557 Elder Lane to Mr. L. J. McKinnen of Chicago. Mr. Henricks is to live in Chicago. Miss Grace Graves, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Power of Ridge avenue, has returned to Chicago. At vespers, Congregational church, Sunday, Rev. J. W. F. Davies read the sermon by Horace Bushnell on "Unconscious Influence." Mr. M. Craighead has taken the house at 861 Spruce street recently occupied by Mr. H. F. Clow, moving here from Chicago last week. Dr. W. P. Forkin, for several years physician in charge at the North Shore Health Resort, has resigned his position and has left Winnetka. Mr. Peter Smith of Pine street, who injured his foot some weeks ago by stepping on a rusty nail, is able to be out with the aid of crutches. Mr. and Mrs. William L. Gooken [unclear], Oak street, expect to leave Winnetka soon for Seattle, Washington, where they will make their home. The engagement of Dr. Alice Barlow Brown to Mr. A. M. Boynton of Wilmette has just been announced. The wedding is to be in June. Mr. and Mrs. John Heath are again occupying their Ridge avenue home after spending the winter in southern California. Mr. Frank Smith has remodeled his building at 804 Oak street, the front being arranged for store purposes and the rear of the building to be used for his own business. Mr. S. L. Mellor of 548 Cherry street is to move his family to Lombard, Illinois, in the near future. He has leased his home for two years to Mr. Ziph of Chicago. The two houses recently erected by Mr. William Aitken at Cedar Street and Willow have been sold to Messrs Edward and Joseph Symonds of Milwaukee. Mrs. Elmer E. Adams returned to Winnetka Sunday after an extended trip through the west. Mrs. Adams was away for three months visiting the principal points of interest through the western states. Mr. Lee Adams, our popular druggist, has purchased a new saxophone and is diligently practicing every day. Winnetka defeated Gross Point Sunday in a game of baseball. The score was 15 to 5. Members of the Epsilon chapter of Gamma Phi Beta sorority of the Northwestern University enjoyed an informal dancing party at the Woman's club Friday night. More than twenty-five couples attended. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Beach, 522 Oak street, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Edith Carpenter Beach, to Harry Barnum of Riverside. The date of the wedding has not been definitely decided upon. The Tuesday Morning class and the mid-week devotional service were omitted this week at the Congregational church, owing to illness in the family of Rev. E. F. Snell. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Callahan of Lincoln avenue, are in Louisville, KY, where they were called Sunday night by a message stating that Mrs. R. W. Bingham, a sister of Mrs. Callahan, had been killed in an automobile accident there Sunday afternoon. Franklin Callahan, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Callahan,who is visiting in Louisville, was a member of the auto party, but escaped with a few minor injuries.
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Mrs. Murray Nelson, Jr., enertained the stewards and those connected with the World in Chicago, at her home in Hubbard Woods, Tuesday afternoon of last week. Mrs. Nelson is secretary of the stewards. Mr. and Mrs. George Elms, who went to Casper, Wyoming, a short time ago with the intention of settling there, have returned to Winnetka. They did not like the country. Mr. Elms will resume his work with the C. & N. W. railroad. The Mission Study class of the Congregational church met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. Harrison Mettler in Hubbard Woods. Miss Henry was the leader in the discussion of the subject chosen for the meeting, "The Printed Page." Rev. Edwad F. Williams D. D., senior pastor of the Wellington Avenue church of Chicago, occupied the pulpit at the Congregational church at Sunday morning in the absence of Rev. E. F. Snell.

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What People are Doing in Winnetka

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