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Social Happenings on the North Shore by Ruth Risley
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1918, p. 5
Ruth Risley
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Marriage of Miss Cecil Collin Rigby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Rigby of Evanston to Lieutenant Frederick L. Nussbaum on March 16 in Anniston, Alabama.
Engagement of Miss Orleta Lewis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Lewis, 908 Central avenue, to Edwin J. Clampitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clampitt, 1124 Central avennue.
"Plantation Days" will be presented by Catherine Pannill Mead April 3 at the Wilmette Woman's Club. Hostesses will be Mesdames Frank J. Scheidenhelm and Frank T. Cutler.
Ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist Church will meetp April 4
Mr. Thomas Hall, son of Mrs. Lorin Hall, 1008 Greenleaf, and Mr. Howard Shurtleff, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Shurtleff, 815 Lake Avenue, left Monday for Camp Grant.
Winnetka women will conduct a hat sale at Community House next week. Proceeds will be sent to Dr. Alice Bartlow-Brown in France to relieve destitute women and children.
Mrs. Lucinda Cady Ross, who has been spending the winter with her son, Robert Ross and family, 1018 Central avenue, left for Flushing, Long Island to visit her daughter.
Mrs. W. A. Tucker, 1214 Lake avenue, returned from a visit with her daughter, Miss Verna Tucker, a student at the University of Wisconsin.
Mr. and Mrs. James Chambers, of Champaign, Ill., announce the birth of a baby girl on March 20. Mrs. Chambers was formerly Miss Ruth Rich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Rich, 1016 Linden avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. James Parker Bowing of Winnetka are going for a trip to Atlantic City, N. J. They will also visit their son, E. P. Gowing in Boston.
Mrs. Bruce McLeish, of Glencoe, pesident of the Ravinia Club, entertained the chairmen of the north shore towns at luncheon on Wednesday. The new chairman for Wilmette, to succeed Mrs. Charles A Wanner, is Mrs. Carl Hecker, 505 Laurel avenue.
Wilmette Culture Club will meet with Mrs. A. E. Barber, 621 Linden avenue, on April 5.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Wohlgemuth, formerly of Wilmette, will move May first to Hinsdale, Ill.
Mr. W. C. Shurtleff, 815 Lake avenue, will return tomorrow from a business trip to Boston, Mass.
Howard Cutler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. Cutler, 1001 Lake avenue, at Great Lakes Station, left for Philadelphia.
Mrs. B. F. Bilsland and daughter, Winifred of 1228 Elmwood avenue, are spending a fortnight visiting in Covington, Ind.
Miss Veronica Tucker, 1421 Wilmette avenue, returned from the surgery at Evanston Hospital.
Mr. W. H. Tucker of Logansport, Ind., is visiting at the homes of his sons, E. A. Tucker, 229 Wood Court, and W. A. Tucker, 1214 Lake avenue.
Mr. Robert Tansill, 1010 Chestnut avenue, will leave for Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Birthday party for Miss Grace Cooper on Saturday, 824 Lake avenue.

Mrs. Carl Latham, 229 Sixth Street, will entertain bridge club next week.

Evening Bridge Club entertained last Saturday by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barrett, 941 Sheridan road.
Tuesday Luncheon and Bridge Club entertained this week at home of Mrs. T. B Potter, 607 Forest avenue.

Mrs. Charles McCue, 631 Washington avenue, honored her husband's birthday with a dinner March 21.

Mr. G. Van Dyke, 610 Washington, returned from visit in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Little Richard Betts, 739 [unclear] Ninth street, ill this week.
Lorraine McCue, 631 Washington avenue, home for Easter holidays from National Park Seminary, Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Herbert C. Arms and daughter, Eloise, of 33 Crescent place, is visiting her parents in Atlanta, Ga.

Miss Clara Nourse was hostess to Reading Circle at her home, 1137 Greenwood avenue, last Thursday.

Mrs. O. W. Russell, and Master William Russell, 100 Elmwood avenue, returned from St. Petersburg, Fla.
William Wisehart spent furlough from Camp Grant with friends in Wilmette.

Miss Bernice Shurtleff, 815 Lake avenue, had as guest former roomate, Miss Ruth Ebersole.
Mrs. Samuel H. Vowell, 116 Sixth street is ill at home.
Mr. Charles E. Lord, 515 Central avenue, returned Monday from business trip to Texas.
Mr. Frank Flanner and family of Blackwell, Wisconsin, guests of E. P. Fatch and wife, 611 Washington avenue.

Men's Whist Club met Tuesday with Richard Jordan, 1317 Elmwood avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Comstock of Elgin, spent Sunday with F. B. Crossley and family, 602 Washington avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. John J. Wilkins, 606 Laurel avenue, announce the birth of a daughter, Adele, on February 20.

Date of Publication
28 Mar 1918
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Rigby, Cecil ; Nussbaum, Frederick ; Lewis, Orleta ; Clampitt, Edwin
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Social Happenings on the North Shore by Ruth Risley