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  • Ancestral house provides stones for new mansion
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Oct 1928, p. 30     Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. Best, 1121 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, to use stones from wall and flour mill on Pike County, Ohio ancestral farm in construction of house on Romona Road in Indian Hill Estates ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Oct 1928, p. 30   Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. Best, 1121 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, to use stones from wall and flour mill on Pike County, Ohio ancestral farm in construction of house on Romona ...
  • Flu rages abroad, mild in character but very dangerous
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 8     An epidemic of influenza has settled in New Trier township. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 8   An epidemic of influenza has settled in New Trier township. ...
  • Carlson Branch Bakery is Opened in Evanston
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 8     ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 8   ...
  • Congregation Sisterhood in Meeting Next Wednesday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 26     Meeting will be held Wednesday, December 19. Mrs. Kate Pentzer Stokes will give a reading of "The Royal Family," by Edna Ferber. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 26   Meeting will be held Wednesday, December 19. Mrs. Kate Pentzer Stokes will give a reading of "The Royal Family," by Edna Ferber. ...
  • Elect R. W. Hayden 1929 President of Northwestern Links
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 26     Ralph W. Hayden of 2327 McDanielavenue, Evanston, is the new president of Northewstern Golf Club elected last Thursday. He succeeded Harry Bachman of Wilmette who has been associated with the course ever since its start when he was the original architect.
    Other new officers are M. L. Lane of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 26   Ralph W. Hayden of 2327 McDanielavenue, Evanston, is the new president of Northewstern Golf Club elected last Thursday. He succeeded Harry Bachman of Wilmette who has been associated with the ...
  • New Trier Cagers Meet Crane Tech High Today
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 26     ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 26   ...
  • Move to Wilmette Ave. Big Mark in Progress: Banking institution now has pretentious home which is great credit to Village
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, 61, 68     First National Bank of Wilmette, formerly located on Central Avenue, relocated to 1150 Wilmette avenue in the building formerly occupied by the Village Theater.

    The bank was organized in 1916, and the first president was the late F. I. Baker. It was located at Main street and Central avenue. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, 61, 68   First National Bank of Wilmette, formerly located on Central Avenue, relocated to 1150 Wilmette avenue in the building formerly occupied by the Village Theater.

    The bank was organized in ...
  • John H. Davies has Job of Transforming Theater Into Bank
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61     John H. Davies of Wilmette held the contract for all the masonry work involved in transforming the former movie theater into a bank. It was necessary to tear out part of the old roof so a higher one could be built. A hole was cut in the old concave roof ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61   John H. Davies of Wilmette held the contract for all the masonry work involved in transforming the former movie theater into a bank. It was necessary to tear out part ...
  • E. B. Knudtson Dotes on Banking Business: First National President sets his goal and proceeds through years to achieve it
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, 61, 69     Edwin Bertinus Knudtson is listed in Wilmette's Who's Who of business as a banker. He is the president of the First National Bank of Wilmette. Brief biography outlining his background. He was born in the town of Blair, Wisconsin. He organized a bank in the town of Coon Valley, population ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, 61, 69   Edwin Bertinus Knudtson is listed in Wilmette's Who's Who of business as a banker. He is the president of the First National Bank of Wilmette. Brief biography outlining his background. ...
  • Skylight and "Well" to Illuminate Bank Interior
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61     A huge skylight will furnish much of the light to the interior of the bank. The building has no side windows. There is also a center "well" in chigh are several electric lamps to illuminate the building on dark days. Chester Johnson of Chicago handled the wiring. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61   A huge skylight will furnish much of the light to the interior of the bank. The building has no side windows. There is also a center "well" in chigh are ...
  • Jacobson Revamps Plumbing System Throughout Building
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 64     Martin Jacobson of Wilmette installed the plumbing system in the bank building at 1150 Wilmette Ave. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 64   Martin Jacobson of Wilmette installed the plumbing system in the bank building at 1150 Wilmette Ave. ...
  • Library Shows 13% Gain in Circulation
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 May 1928, p. 72     Total of 83,026 books, gain of 10,036, Librarian's Report Shows ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 May 1928, p. 72   Total of 83,026 books, gain of 10,036, Librarian's Report Shows ...
  • Wilmette Library Hits Peak Circulation Month
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Apr 1928, p. 76     March has been the peak circulation month for the Wilmette Public Library. The Library loaned 9,066 volumes, a gain of 1,781 volumes over March, 1927. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Apr 1928, p. 76   March has been the peak circulation month for the Wilmette Public Library. The Library loaned 9,066 volumes, a gain of 1,781 volumes over March, 1927. ...
  • Mrs. Lydia A. West dies at Winnetka residence
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Mar 1928, p. 16     Mrs. Lydia A. West, mother of Ernest C. Cazel of Wilmette, Homer G. Cazel of Deerfield, Raymond E. Cazel of Pasadena, Cal., and Nash C. Cazel of Winnetka, passed away at her home, 860 Pine street, Winnetka, Friday, March 9, following a brief illness. Services were conducted form the Scott ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Mar 1928, p. 16   Mrs. Lydia A. West, mother of Ernest C. Cazel of Wilmette, Homer G. Cazel of Deerfield, Raymond E. Cazel of Pasadena, Cal., and Nash C. Cazel of Winnetka, passed away ...
  • Village Theatre Will Close Doors Tomorrow
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jan 1928, p. 1     Wilmette movie house, opened in 1914, sold; not to be reopened as a theater ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jan 1928, p. 1   Wilmette movie house, opened in 1914, sold; not to be reopened as a theater ...
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Becker is summoned by death Apr. 25
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Apr 1928, p. 8     Mrs. Elizabeth Becker, 816 16th [Sixteenth] St., passed away Wednesday morning, April 25, at the St. Francis hospital in Evanston, following a brief illness. She was 66 years of age.

    Requiem high mass will be held this morning at 10 o'clock at St. Joseph's church. Burial will be at St. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Apr 1928, p. 8   Mrs. Elizabeth Becker, 816 16th [Sixteenth] St., passed away Wednesday morning, April 25, at the St. Francis hospital in Evanston, following a brief illness. She was 66 years of age.

    Requiem ...
  • Mrs. Hope Mulford dies; services held Thursday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Nov 1928, p. 47     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Nov 1928, p. 47   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library....
  • Village's first chief of police passes away: Edward G. Sieber, resident since 1890, dies at age of 72 years
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Mar 1928, p. 8     Edward G. Sieber, Wilmette Chief of Police for more than 28 years and a resident of the village since 1890, passed away at his home at the age of 72 years last Monday following a two year period of declining health. Funeral services, in which many residents participated and Wilmette ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Mar 1928, p. 8   Edward G. Sieber, Wilmette Chief of Police for more than 28 years and a resident of the village since 1890, passed away at his home at the age of 72 ...
  • Edward Hooker Pease is taken by death in south
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Mar 1928, p. 10     The many friends of Edward Hooker Pease of 914 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, will regret to learn that he passed away Sunday morning at Useppa Island, Fla., where he had been for the last three months.

    Mr. Pease was born at Hartford, Conn., October 8, 1859. In the winter of 1886 he ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Mar 1928, p. 10   The many friends of Edward Hooker Pease of 914 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, will regret to learn that he passed away Sunday morning at Useppa Island, Fla., where he had been ...
  • Ellis Slater dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Mar 1928, p. 9     Ellis Slater, formerly of Kenilworth, passed away in California last week. The remains were brought to Chicago for burial. Private services were held at Rosehill chapel. His son, Dwinnell Slater, and daughter, Mrs. Catherine Slater Wylie of Evanston, were with Mr. Slater and accompanied the remains ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Mar 1928, p. 9   Ellis Slater, formerly of Kenilworth, passed away in California last week. The remains were brought to Chicago for burial. Private services were held at Rosehill chapel. His son, Dwinnell Slater, ...
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