What People Are Doing In Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 6

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15 May 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.10808 Longitude: -87.7359
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Mrs. J. C. Hunter of Provident avenue has as her guest Miss Fanny Gregory of Detroit, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Lieber had as their guest part of last week Mr. Howard Fink of Kenosha, Wis. Miss Edith Clark of Oak street and Rodney Wyatt of Elm street are the latest victims of scarlet fever. Mrs. James G. Weart has as her guest, her sister, Miss Small of Oconomowoc, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Moore of Chicago have moved into the Newberry house at 460 Willow street. Wednesday and Thursday of this week were "Congregational Days" at "The World in Chicago," and many of the Winnetka people attended. The Friendly club will hold its last meeting of the season this evening, and a large attendance is looked for. Visitors are welcome. The Tonswanda Camp Fire Girls are to hold a supper in their club rooms at Community house Saturday evening. Victor Elting of Winnetka gave an address on the subject "Law as a Profession" before the pupils in the New Trier high school Monday morning. Mrs. Harned has returned to her home in Dixon, Ill., after an extended visit with her son, Mr. F. M. Harned of Spruce street. Miss Lillian Harned, who is a pupil at the Columbia School of Music, played at the Auditorium recital hall last Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hess have returned to Winnetka after a six months' absence. They are occupying the Madsen house at 887 Oak street. Work is progressing rapidly on the new Flynn store buildings on Railroad avenue, which are to be ready for occupancy early in the summer. Mr. Richard Mead, who for several years has served so well as freight agent at Winnetka, is to leave Saturday, having accepted a position with Armour & Co. in Chicago. Miss Garretson was the guest of the Lake Forest Woman's club Friday afternoon in response to an invitation to speak before the club about her work as visiting nurse in Winnetka. The fame of the Winnetka plan is spreading. The recent presentaton of "Robin Hood" by the boys of Class A, fifth grade, of Horace Mann school, was so successful that a matinee performance was given Thursday afternoon at the Woman's club. The boys did spelendid work at both performances. Mrs. M. A. Hansen is able to be oout again after a short illness. Letter Carrier John Rechtenwald is enjoying a vacation. Dr. D. W. Poff is in Peoria, Ill., this week attending a meeting of the state society of dentists. The Winnetka Relief and Aid society held its regular monthly meeting Monday. The pupils of Girton school gave a private entertainment of five short plays at the Woman's club last Saturday afternoon. Admission was by invitation. The new house recently built by Mr. Dennis Kloepfer at Spruce and Locust streets has been leased by Mr. Charles Altschule. Mr. and Mrs. Altschule are occupying the house now. Work on the new bank building, to be erected at the corner of Elm street and Lincoln avenue is to be started at once. It is planned to have the building completed by Sept. 1. J. W. F. Davies has rented his home at 1004 Pine street to Mr. Florsheim of Chicago. Mrs. Davies is to spend the summer at Hamlin, Mich., and is to be joined by Mr. Davies for the week ends. Between $50 and $60 was cleared at the annual concert given by the New Trier high school orchestra Friday night. The money will be used to defray the expense of instructor and the purchase of music by the orchestra. On Saturday, May 24, under the auspices of the Community Squares, an entertainment will be given which will be educational and amusing in nature. The entertainment will be given by the scientist chosen this year to lectur in the Chicago public schools on the ultra violet rays and the gyroscope. Mr. Raymond E. Cazel and John Rechtenwald of the Winnetka post-office attended a meeting of the North Shore Civil Service Retirement associaton held at Kenosha, Wis., last Saturday evening. The clerks of Highland Park, Wilmette and Winnetka are to entertain the association at Wilmette soon. The reports read at the annual meeting of the Winnetka Woman's club show that the organization has had a most successful year. The club has a membership of more that three hundred and is still growing. The report of the finance committee shows a balance of $350 in the rental fund, $150 in the club fund, and that $800 has been set aside towards payment on the mortgage.

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What People Are Doing In Winnetka