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  • Ministers in Favor of Annexation Plan
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1914, p. 1     Pastors see great need in annexing territory southwest of Wilmette. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1914, p. 1   Pastors see great need in annexing territory southwest of Wilmette. ...
  • Blind Pigs to Be Fought on Own Ground
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Feb 1913, p. 1     The "blind piggers' have called an election to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Riding's greenhouse on Washington street in Evanston to vot for or against the formation of the village of Clayton in the southwest side of Evanston. The City of Evanston warns citizens that if this were ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Feb 1913, p. 1   The "blind piggers' have called an election to be held on Tuesday, ...
  • Mass Meeting on Annexation Topic March 25
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 1     Discussion of proposed annexation of the "blind pig" district southwest of Evanston...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 1   Discussion of proposed annexation of the "blind pig" district southwest of Evanston...
  • Brown Gives Argument On Annexation
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 3     Two important questions will be decided at Evanston's elections on April 1. One is the annexation of territory south of Crain St. and west of Florence Ave. so the city can remove "blind pigs" i.e. speakeasies. Evanston citizens have been trying to "clean up" these businesses via the Evanston Municipal ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 3   Two important questions will be decided at Evanston's elections on April 1. ...
  • Annexation proposition on Kenilworth ballot
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1924, p. 1     Territory contiguous to the village, west of the present western limits and east of Ridge Road...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1924, p. 1   Territory contiguous to the village, west of the present western limits and ...
  • Gross Point in ballot fight Tuesday: forsee defeat of reorganization, opposing forces prepared to do battle at polls, anti-reorganizationists wage whirlwind campaign on eve of election
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 1     Schiller Street and Ridge Avenue; annexationists; reorganizationists; special election; dissolution...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 1   Schiller Street and Ridge Avenue; annexationists; reorganizationists; special election; dissolution...
  • Host of voters sign petitions for annexation
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 1     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 1   ...
  • Discuss annexation
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 1     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 1   ...
  • Voters defeat reorganization: Gross Point district is busy scene Tuesday as freak ballots appear, 'home-made' ballots, forces for annexation win decisive victory
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 1     Forester Hall; vote 433 against reorganization and 131 for Judge Jarecki...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 1   Forester Hall; vote 433 against reorganization and 131 for Judge Jarecki...
  • Call citizens to talk over annexation matter
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Feb 1924, p. 1     City planner; village engineer...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Feb 1924, p. 1   City planner; village engineer...
  • "Little Ballot" attracts interest: seek big vote on annexation, proposition to add former Gross point to Wilmette up next Tuesday, leaders favor plan, Kenilworth also has annexation ballot
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1924, p. 1     Wilmette and Kenilworth voters to pass upon additions of portions of former Village of Gross Point; territory descriptions given...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1924, p. 1   Wilmette and Kenilworth voters to pass upon additions of portions of former ...
  • Kenilworth votes "yes" on annexation ballot
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1924, p. 1     Vote was 173 for and 33 against ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1924, p. 1   Vote was 173 for and 33 against ...
  • Would Join Wilmette and North Evanston
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1920, p. 1     Leading residents of North Evanston section debate question of annexation to Wilmette. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1920, p. 1   Leading residents of North Evanston section debate question of annexation to Wilmette. ...
  • May Annex Territory
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jul 1912, p. 2     Evanston will endeavor to settle the problem of the "blind pigs" on the outskirts of the city by annexing the territory in which they are located and thus bringing them under the jurisdiction of the police. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jul 1912, p. 2   Evanston will endeavor to settle the problem of the "blind pigs" on ...
  • A Wilmette meeting [proposed annexation of Wilmette by Evanston]
    Evanston Press, 10 Feb 1894, p. 7     Library hall at Wilmette was full Thursday night--full of tobacco smoke, full of people and full of hard feelings, if one might judge from the ill natured outbursts which from time to time broke forth to interrupt the speakers. It seemed to make no difference whether or not the speaker ...
    Evanston Press, 10 Feb 1894, p. 7   Library hall at Wilmette was full Thursday night--full of tobacco smoke, full ...
  • West Kenilworth Loses Battle for Annexation
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 8     Results of Tuesday's election in Kenilworth. Unopposed candidates elected include Village Clerk Frank C. Nelson and Trustees, Charles T. Chandler, A. M. Lovedale and Merritt H. Dement. The proposition to annex West Kenilworth to the Village was defeated. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 8   Results of Tuesday's election in Kenilworth. Unopposed candidates elected include Village Clerk ...
  • Kenilworth is stirred by annexation problem: West Kenilworth residents pitted against villagers in bitter fight
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1918, p. 3, column 2     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1918, p. 3, column 2   ...
  • Wilmette news
    Evanston Press, 13 Jan 1894, p. 6     ...
    Evanston Press, 13 Jan 1894, p. 6   ...
  • Church Will Oust "Pigs"
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1912, p. 4     The Catholic Church, represented by the Polish archbishop, is going to buy property in the area known as the "blind pig" outlaw region west of Evanston. The property being purchased by the Catholic church is between Florence and Wesley avenues and Wilder street, and will be the site for a ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1912, p. 4   The Catholic Church, represented by the Polish archbishop, is going to buy ...
  • Wilmette News
    Evanston Press, 3 Feb 1894, p. 6     ...
    Evanston Press, 3 Feb 1894, p. 6   ...
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