What People Are Doing in Winnetka
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Feb 1913, p. 6
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Date of Publication
20 Feb 1913
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Axell, Harry B.
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. J. C. Hunter is in New York City.
Mr. Kenneth Smith is home from school on a visit.
Mr. and mrs. Irving Crawshaw left Friday for a six weeks' visit to Lakewood, N. J.
Mr. Hugo Greig of Galesburg, Ill., was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Post last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Heinzen of Lloyd place are traveling in Europe, being at present in Paris.
Mrs. E. E. Adams has reached Los Angeles on her trip through the west and will visit friends there for a few days.
Miss Susan Garland, who has been the guest of Mrs. M. K. Meyer, has gone to Chicago for a short visit before returning to her home in the west.
Samuel Shackford Otis, son of W. A. Otis, has been elected to the executive board of editors of the Harvard Lampoon, the university's humorous publication.
Mr. W. j. Fisher of 394 Chestnut street is in Philadelphia. Mr. Fisher is first violin in the orchestra of the Chicago-Philadelphia Grand Opera company.
Dr. C. R. Baker has again opened his house on Polar street, after an absence of several months. Br. Baker and family returned the latter part of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Winship are visiting Mr. Winship's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Winship on Elm street.
Mrs. George Rudolph has been ill the past week.
Mr. S. S. Otis has been honored at Harvard, being chosen editor of the Harvard Lampoon. This is a coveted honor and speaks very highly of Mr. Otis' qualities and popularity.
Mr. Clarence Taylor has succeeded to his brother's business. The firm name is now C. J. Taylor and Co. They have just closed a contract for a large breakwater at Fort Sheridan.
Mr. R. C. Cazel, local secretary of the United States civil service commission, escorted five applicants to Chicago Saturday for the examination for clerk-carrier for the Winnetka postoffice [sic.] Miss May Peabody is stayingin Chicago for the balance of the winter.
The Rev. Frederick G. Budlong is to be in Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 20 and 21.
Mr. J. T. Montgomery of St. Ann, Kankakee county, was the guest of Mr. Elmer E. Adams the latter part of last week. Mr. Montgomery intends to locate either in Winnetka or Highland Park.
The Rev. J. W. F. Davies is to attend the Religious Educational association convention at Cleveland, Ohio, March 10 to 13. Mr. Davies is to speak on the subject, "Religious Education and Civic Progress."
The Winnetka Woman's club will hold their regular monthly meeting in the parlors of the club this afternoon. "The Story of the Consumers' League," is the subject of a talk to be given by Mrs. George Plummer.
Mrs. M. H. Lieber has as her guests this week Mrs. Fannie Blynd and Miss Marion Skinner of Berlin, Wis.
Mr. and Mrs. James Pollock and Mrs. Lincoln Ferguson of Philadelphia are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Lynde.
Mr. Lee Adams is to take part in the Patriotic Minstrels, to be given Feb. 21 in Ravinia theater. the Young Men's club of Highland Park are staging the minstrels under the management of Mr. A. M. Lowrie. A treat is promised.
The philanthropic department of the Woman's club of the Congregational church met in regular session in the club parlors, Monday afternoon, Feb. 17. Mrs. A. M. Kales' reading of "The Eldest Son," by Galsworthy, was enjoyed by all present.
The many friends of Mr. Harry B. Axell will be shocked to hear of his death. Mr. Axell died last week in Colorado, where he had gone to regain his former health. The body was brought to the home of his parents in Chicago. Up to a few months ago Harry Axell lived at 978 Elm street.
Many of the Winnetka men attended an informal reception Feb. 18 in room 1705 Heyworth building, Chicago, held in honor of Mr. G. F. Shelby, assistant field secretary of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. This is the church society founded a number of years ago by the late James L. Houghteling of Winnetka. The St. Andrew's Brotherhood is now known all over the world.
The Royal Areanum held their regular meeting, Monday evening, Feb. 17, in their rooms at Community House. After the regular business, refreshments were served and Mr. W. A. Hadley gave an interesting talk on "Polar Expeditions. Mr. Hadley attended a lecture by Amundsen a short time ago, and from facts gathered at this lecture and with notes of his own Mr. Hadley gave a most interesting talk.
A note of interest to Winnetka club women is the announcement by the Chicago Theater society that the play now at the Fine Arts theater, "Hindle Wakes," is to be retained this week and all of next week. There has been so much discussion by club women about "Hindle Wakes" that the management have heeded the plea of the Theater society to prolong the stay of this play and give the many women who want to attend a chance.
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Dale of Ash street have as their guests Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Prest of Orange, N. J. Mrs. Prest is Mrs. Dale's sister.
Miss McKenzie has just secured the addition of a set of French books for the public library. These books are a part of the French library of Chicago, and are exchanged weekly, thus furnishing the people of Winnetka with the new French books. The fee for the use of these books and membership to the club being formed is $5 per year, which includes beside the use of the books a series of French lectures given on the second month in the Fine Arts Building in Chicago.
Winnetkans in Italy: Word has just been received from Frank Taylor and James Livingston from Naples, Italy, who expect to go from there to Barcelona, Spain, where they are to have headquarters.

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What People Are Doing in Winnetka