Miss Mary Pope, who has been visiting her brother in Biloxi, Mississippi, returned Tuesday, Dec. 17.
Mr. E. L. Scheidenhelm and daughter, Joy, visited the former's parents in Mendota, Illinois, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. William N. Cornell have moved into their new home on Ashland Avenue.
Among those who entertained Christmas were Mr. and Mrs. L. J. [illegible] and Mr. and Mrs. John Baker of Hill Street.
The Misses Maude and Dorothy [illegible], 518 Forest Avenue, will entertain some of their Lake Delavan friends at luncheon Dec. 28.
Mrs. C. C. Prescott, 1019 Linden avenue, left suddenly for Washington, D.C. on account of the death of her father.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Fatch, 611 Washington avenue, announce the engagement of their daughter, Louise, to Frank F. Flanner of Evanston.
Mrs. Thom. K. Gale, wife of the pastor of Methodist church, leaves for San Diego, California, Monday, Dec. 30. Their two children accompany her.
Dr. William Maun and wife returned from the South Monday, Dec. 16. They visited Maunville, Fla., named after the Doctor's father, and Palatka and Jacksonville, Fla.
Last Friday a number of our college boys returned from Ann Arbor in a special train or the students of Chicago and vicinity. Among them were Herman Pomper, Harold Smith and Louise Bruch.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Carlson, Washington Avenue, will entertain Mrs. Carlson's mother and brother, Mrs. Hinsdell and Oliver Hinsdell of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Crossley of Washington Avenue
Mr. and Mrs. William Hopp of Chestnut avenue, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Carnahan of Central Avenue, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Decker, Greenwood avenue, Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCue will entertain Mrs. Bronson and Mr. Richard Bronson, Mrs. McCue's mother and brother.
Mrs. Ann H. Morley, widow of William Morley, died at the home of her son, Mr. Robert L. Morley, 1204 Ashland avenue, last Friday. She had lived in this country fifteen years, having been born in England ninety years ago. The remains were taken to St Thomas, Ontario.
The North Shore Citizen's association has issued circulars, sending them out to the citizens along the North Shore. Through their committees they are working for the prevention of illegal liquor selling, and the solution of the problems of drainage and water supply. By paying $1.00 one becomes a member, and one thousand are needed. This is a good cause to work for. Let each man do his part.
The holiday season brings many of our young people back to their homes. Among them are Mr. William Lavery of 1201 Greenwood avenue, from a Canadian university; Miss Dorothy Callier, 601 Lake Avenue, from Dana Hall, Wellesley, Mass.; Miss Dorothy Webster, 619 Forest Avenue, from Monticello seminary, Godfrey, Ill.; Miss Ella Butz, 802 Lake Avenue, from Sheboygan, Wis.; the Misses Alice and Helen Shurtleff of 815 Lake avenue. Miss Alice has been teaching at Henderson, KY, and Miss Helen at Hermersville, Mich. Miss Elizabeth Haskins, who has been attending Wells college, Aurora, N.Y. Mr. James Braithwaite, Alton, Ill. Mr. Sherman Sykes from the Western Military Academy at the Kentucky Military institute. The Misses Alice and Margaret Anderson, from Milwaukee Downer.
The board of control of the Illinois High School Athletic Association at a meeting recently held decided to divide the northern section of the state into two districts There are to be two tournaments in this section of the state. One at Aurora, the other at New Trier, which will take in the high schools of Cook County. The Hinsdale, Oak Park, La Grange, Morgan Park, Waukegan, Highland Park, Evanston and New Trier schools represent the Cook County division, and the Aurora division includes the high schools of Elgin, Joliet, Batavia, Rockford, Freeport and DeKalb. There will be eight preliminary contests in different parts of the state, on Feb. 23 and 24. The winners will meet two weeks later to decide the championship of the state.
The Royal Arcanum recently elected the following officers to serve for th ensuing year: Regent, Mr. S. M. Singleton; vice-regent, J. F. Harper; secretary, N.S. Betts; oragor, A. C. Neuban; collector, P. M. Bingham; treasurer, F. l. Jay; chaplain, Lundberg; guide, George English, Jr.; warden, J. M. Hansan; trustees, F. I. [Francis Irving] Jacobs, Dr. F. A. Karst and C. R. Carhart; representative to grand council, C. L. Hosken; alternate, A. K. Shurtleff; representatives to hospital bed fund, A. J. Coburn and J. R. Harper. Mr. J. R. Harper, the retiring orator, spoke on the subject "Public Schools" Dec. 23 a Christmas entertainment was given by this order, the Imperial quartet assisting. It was hoped to present the council with a class of twenty new members.
The party given by Mrs. Charles W. Braihwaite and Mrs. Julian C. Smith at the Wilmette Woman's Club building Tuesday, Dec. 17, was a very enjoyable entertainment. Southern simlax and red roses were used in the decorations. Mrs. Emma Smith helped receive and Mrs. D. H. Nichols, 816 Forest avenue, Mrs. Arthur Taylor of Central avenue, Mrs. Lee Watson of Oak Park and Mrs. Cody and daughter, Dorothy assisted. The following program was given by Mrs. Carrie Jacobs Bond, distinguished for her children's songs. She added very much to the charm of her entertainment by her pleasing descriptions.