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  • Summon all to watch service: usher in new year at community observance
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Wilmette's first Community Watch Night service to be held; arranged by Rev. Gilbert Stansell of Wilmette Parish Methodist Church; service to feature organ recital; choral music, hymn-singing, meditation, clergy addresses, and prayer ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Wilmette's first Community Watch Night service to be held; arranged by Rev. Gilbert Stansell of Wilmette Parish Methodist Church; service to feature organ recital; choral music, hymn-singing, meditation, clergy addresses, ...
  • Rush of [page torn] breaks [page torn]: Post Office has biggest Xmas in history
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 2     Wilmette Post Office has biggest Christmas business in its history; statistics summarized ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 2   Wilmette Post Office has biggest Christmas business in its history; statistics summarized ...
  • Chicago man dies at kin's residence here [John B. Mansfield]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8   ...
  • Denman raids booze emporium at Niles
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 2     Major Albert L. Denman, police superintendent, and Henry Brautigam, sergeant, Wilmette Police Department, employed deputy sheriff powers to pass beyond Village for third time to raid moonshine establishments; Arthur Russell arrested in Niles Center; Joseph Palmer arrested for intoxication on Village streets ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 2   Major Albert L. Denman, police superintendent, and Henry Brautigam, sergeant, Wilmette Police Department, employed deputy sheriff powers to pass beyond Village for third time to raid moonshine establishments; Arthur Russell ...
  • St. John's church to hold new year service
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     St. John's Lutheran parish to observe passing of Christmas season and advent of the New Year at services on December 30, 31, and January 1; sermon topics will include "The Permanent Joys of a Passing Christmas" and "The Bible's Closing Passage a Motto for the Closing Year" and "Fatal Postponements ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   St. John's Lutheran parish to observe passing of Christmas season and advent of the New Year at services on December 30, 31, and January 1; sermon topics will include "The ...
  • Irvin R. Adkins named head of local Masons
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8     Irvin R. Adkins, 1112 Central Avenue, installed as master of Wilmette Masonic Lodge; C. C. Schultz, retiring master, presented with gold watch; other officers listed ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8   Irvin R. Adkins, 1112 Central Avenue, installed as master of Wilmette Masonic Lodge; C. C. Schultz, retiring master, presented with gold watch; other officers listed ...
  • 35 firms use full-page ads: Hubbard Woods Lumber Co. leads in 1923
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8     ... of advertising in Wilmette Life during 1923 Many corporate names included...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8   ... of advertising in Wilmette Life during 1923 Many corporate names included...
  • Week of prayer here: many homes opened for community observance of national program
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Wilmette to observe National Week of Prayer with "home" services; Village divided into 9 districts with one home as a designated meeting place; topics and district boundaries described ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Wilmette to observe National Week of Prayer with "home" services; Village divided into 9 districts with one home as a designated meeting place; topics and district boundaries described ...
  • Fathers told of their duty: expert on boy problems address "Dad's Night" meeting at school
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 16     New Trier High School fathers met to hear G. Adams Puffer speak on "The Job of Being a Father"; lecture summarized ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 16   New Trier High School fathers met to hear G. Adams Puffer speak on "The Job of Being a Father"; lecture summarized ...
  • A. K. Scheidenhelm Evanston bank official
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 2     Albert K. Scheidenhelm, son of F. J. Scheidenhelm, 804 Forest Avenue, elected assistant cashier of Evanston State Bank and Trust Company of which his father is president; graduated University of Wisconsin in 1920; took course at Kent College of Law; passed Illinois Bar ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 2   Albert K. Scheidenhelm, son of F. J. Scheidenhelm, 804 Forest Avenue, elected assistant cashier of Evanston State Bank and Trust Company of which his father is president; graduated University of ...
  • Preachers' editorials [Rev. Stephen A. Lloyd]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Editorial by Rev. Stephen A. Lloyd, pastor, First Congregational Church of Wilmette, featured on editorial page; second in a series of editorials by clergymen of the North Shore ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Editorial by Rev. Stephen A. Lloyd, pastor, First Congregational Church of Wilmette, featured on editorial page; second in a series of editorials by clergymen of the North Shore ...
  • Xmas rush is bad for our band fund
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Slump in donations to band fund during Christmas holidays; only one new donation received ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Slump in donations to band fund during Christmas holidays; only one new donation received ...
  • Stewart gives new year talk: Evanston pastor to address Sunday Club
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Rev. George Craig Stewart, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Evanston pastor, to deliever New Year's message; Anna Burmeister, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago soloist and soprano, and Wilmette Sunday Evening Club Quartet will provide music; excellent attendance at Christmas concert previous Sunday; Christmas spirit emphasised in readings by Rita Smith ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Rev. George Craig Stewart, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Evanston pastor, to deliever New Year's message; Anna Burmeister, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago soloist and soprano, and Wilmette Sunday Evening Club Quartet ...
  • Reorganize realty firm; now called Evey-McLane
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 9     John M. Evey real estate firm, 525 Fourth Street, reorganized as The Evey-McLane Company; interested parties are John M. Evey, D. M. McLane, Harry G. Tait, and D. Harold DeLess; Mr. Evey major with 33d Division during World War I; established firm of Evey-DeLess in February, later purchasing Mr. DeLess' ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 9   John M. Evey real estate firm, 525 Fourth Street, reorganized as The Evey-McLane Company; interested parties are John M. Evey, D. M. McLane, Harry G. Tait, and D. Harold DeLess; ...
  • New church worker here
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Cora Gault secured by Wilmette Parish Methodist Church to assist with religious education; will work with Girl Scouts, Intermediate League, and Sunday School ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Cora Gault secured by Wilmette Parish Methodist Church to assist with religious education; will work with Girl Scouts, Intermediate League, and Sunday School ...
  • Grads form alumni body: Clerk welcomes New Trier graduates at big activities
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     New Trier graduates gathered to discuss alumni association before alumni basketball game; short-lived association formed in 1912; focus of such an assciation summarized; Richard Osgood, temporary president; basketball game participants mentioned ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   New Trier graduates gathered to discuss alumni association before alumni basketball game; short-lived association formed in 1912; focus of such an assciation summarized; Richard Osgood, temporary president; basketball game participants ...
  • Sell Glenview property for golfing purposes
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     130 acres of land, southwest corner of Shermerville Road and Glenview in Glenview, sold by William Huer and Sophia Ranz, of Glenview; John F. Hahn represented all parties; purchaser and consideration not disclosed; land to be used for a golf course ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   130 acres of land, southwest corner of Shermerville Road and Glenview in Glenview, sold by William Huer and Sophia Ranz, of Glenview; John F. Hahn represented all parties; purchaser and ...
  • Thieves raid cafeteria; steal money and "eats"
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1     Prowlers stole cash and other items from Welch's Cafeteria in the new Nelson building; crime described ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 1   Prowlers stole cash and other items from Welch's Cafeteria in the new Nelson building; crime described ...
  • Another "booze parlor" invited to close doors
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8     Superintendent Denman and Sergeant Brautigam, Wilmette Police Department, serving as deputy sheriffs, arrested Maurice Smith on charge of selling liquor following raid on Smith's establishment at Ridge Road and Wilmette avenue; large quantity of beer seized; case turned over to Federal authorities ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 8   Superintendent Denman and Sergeant Brautigam, Wilmette Police Department, serving as deputy sheriffs, arrested Maurice Smith on charge of selling liquor following raid on Smith's establishment at Ridge Road and Wilmette ...
  • Wilmette women to hear Carl Sandberg poet and genius
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 5     Carl Sandberg to appear at Woman's Club of Wilmette to read poetry, read from latest book, and sing American folk songs ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1923, p. 5   Carl Sandberg to appear at Woman's Club of Wilmette to read poetry, read from latest book, and sing American folk songs ...
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