What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1912, p. 15

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Mrs. E. T. Blum, 938 Chicago avenue, has moved to Joliet, Ill.
Miss Zilphia Hull, 1422 Hinman avenue, is at Cape Cod, Mass.
Mrs. J. Hall, 1145 Elmwood avenue, is visiting at Lake Geneva, Wis.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Fred Yegge and family, 1550 Oak avenue, are at Green Lake, Wis.
Dr. and Mrs. John Ridlon, formerly of this city, are at their summer home in Newport, R. I.
Robert E. James has returned home from his vacation which was spent in Colorado.
Mr. R. L. Beveridge, 1820 Wesley avenue, has as his guests his brother and family of Canada.
Miss Josephine Stockton, 1005 Hinman avenue, has returned from Edgewater Club, St. Joe, Mich.
Mr. Walter M. Anthong, 933 Hinman avenue, has gone on a three months' business trip to New York.
Miss Margaret Tewkesbury of Cleveland, Ohio, is visiting Miss Lillian Johnson, 1005 Sheridan road.
Mrs. Edward Green of Indianapolis, Ind., is visiting her brother, Mr. Howard Carter, 726 Forest avenue.
Mr. Ralph Woods, 1239 Chicago avenue, has gone to South Dakota, where he will be on a farm intil fall.
Col. C. H. Ketridge has returned to this city after having spent a few days with his nephew at Kewanee.
Mrs. Charles E. Harris, 716 Michigan avenue, is receiving a visit from Mrs. E. L. Howe of Muskegon, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Coon, 1214 Main streeet, have as their guests Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Goodwin of Cincinnati, O.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Schuerman and family, 805 Michigan avenue, are spending the summer at Three Fines Inn, Frankfort, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. Towner K. Webster of this city, announce the engagement of their daughter, Josephine, to Mr. Walter A. Strong of Chicago
. Mr. Frederick P. Vose, 1131 Ridge avenue, was elected president of the Commercial Law League of America in session at Colorado Springs last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Read and family, 424 Greenleaf street, expect to return Saturday from Pine Lodge, Holland, Mich., where they are spending their vacation.
Miss Jessie Lake left Tuesday for New York. She will sail for Europe on the third of August, and will join her mother and sisters in Europe, who are to be abroad for about four months.
Mrs. J. C. Agnew, 807 Greenleaf street, has gone on a visit to different points in Michigan. She will go first to Muskegon, and will later join her mother, returning home in two or three weeks.
Mr. E. H. Lapham and daughter, Miss Helen, 822 Sherman avenue, returned Saturday from Detroit, Mich., where they had been for a week. They left yesterday morning for White Lake, Mich., for another week's vacation.
Miss Cora Dixon, 2019 Colfax street, spent Sunday at Desplaines camp meeting.
Miss Tulita Hess of Stewart avenue is spending her vacation at Green Bay, Wis.
Mr. E. E. Billow and son, 823 Washington street, have returned from Lander, Wyoming.
Mr. John R. Guilliams and family, 2423 Harrison street, are spending two weeks in Michigan.
Miss Edith Chase, 811 Washington street, returned Monday from St. Catherines, Ont., Canada.
Miss Anna Belle Risser of Onarga, Ill., is the guest of Mrs. A. V. Coffman, 2415 Harrison street.
Miss Julie Johnson, 2015 Harrison street, returned Saturday from a two weeks visit in Saugatuck, Mich.
Mrs. E. H. Jenks of Chancellor street has as her guest Mrs. Smouse and son, Wilbur, of Marseilles, Ill.
Mr. Stewart V. Ayers, 2419 Lincoln street, has returned from a three days' automobile trip to Oconomowoc, Wis.
Miss Ethel Stadtler, 2675 Stewart avenue, has returned from a short visit as the guest of her aunt in Morgan Park.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Dale, 2327 Central street, and family left Wednesday for a month's outing at Onekams, Mich.
Billie Lord, Gordan Ross and William Alling, all of Maple avenue, have gone to Waupaca, Wis., for several week's vacation.
Mrs. J. Butcher and daughter, Lillian, have moved from Bloomington, Ind., and are now living at 2608 West Railroad avenue.
Mr. John H. R. Jamar and family, 2523 Harrison street, have gone to Fairview Resort, Whitehall, Mich., to spend their vacation.
Mr. Aubrey Williams of Morgan Park spent Saturday and Sunday the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank F. Corby, 1642 Wesley avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Smart and little daughter, 1004 Hinman avenue, expect to leave today for Trout Lake, Wis., for a vacation trip.
Masters Arthur and Stewart Roberts, 2302 Harrison street, have returned from a month's visit with their grandmother in Marion, Ill.
Mrs. Agnes V. Palm and daughter, Martha, 2607 Prairie avenue, returned Sunday from Marengo, Ill., where they spent the week-end on a farm.
The Rev. F. W. Barnum and family, 932 Chicago avenue, returned late Monday from Glenmere, Mich., where they have been for the past month.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. McCarrell and daughter, Miss Helen, 1202 Maple avenue, are expected home tomorrow from Michigan, where they have been spending the summer.
Mrs. Alexander Clark and children, 930 Judson avenue, left suddenly about two weeks ago for a vacation stay on Northern Wisconsin. They will return Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Ralph Wilbur, 1235 Maple avenue, returned Saturday from a lake trip. They were gone two weeks and visited Duluth, Mackinac Island and other cities on the lakes.
The North Shore Advisory board of the Illinois Children's Home and Aid society will hold its monthly meeting at the Evanston Home, 826 Ridge avenue, Monday morning, August 5, at 10:30 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wilbur, 715 Hinman avenue, expect guests Sunday. Mrs. Wilbur's cousin, Mrs. T. T. White of Rochester, N. Y., and nephew, Mr. Paul Hiller of Carbondale Pa., will reach here Sunday.
The members of the Sigma Alpha Musical sorority of Northwestern university were entertained Thursday at a porch party and luncheon at the home of Mrs. Oliver Perry, Jr., 911 Michigan avenue. Next Tuesday the members of the sorority will be guests of Mrs. J. D. Ewell, 706 Hunman avenue.
Mr. George A. Kittredge and family, 413 Grove street, have joined the caravan of vacationers and gone to The Northfield, East Northfield, Mass.
Mr. Alfred H. Gross and daughter, Miss Dorothy, 1100 Ridge avenue, are entertaining a house party of of eighteen Canadian friends at their summer house in York Village, Me.
Mr. James Grantham, 2334 Colfax street, returned Monday from Wauwatosa, Wis., after spending Sunday and Monday with friends.
Miss Isabel Kidder Grant of New Orleans, La., is spending the summer at the home of her brother, Mr. Warren E. Kidder, 2367 Harrison street.
Misses Gladys and Margaret Anderson, 2505 Hartray avenue, leave tomorrow for Minnesota, where they will spend several weeks visiting among relatives.
Master Benjamin Pearse of Milwaukee, Wis., left Sunday for his home, having been the guest of Master Harold Grantham, 2334 Colfax street, for about a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bessey Smith, 2324 Hartsell street, accompanied by Miss Leila Trivess, 2700 Harrison street, spent Sunday at the Desplaines camp grounds.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Fabry of Normal Park, visited friends in Evanston Sunday. Mrs. Fabry was formerly Miss Florence Stryker, a teacher in the Central school.
Mr. A. V. Coffman, 2419 Harrison street, has gone to Mississippi on a short business trip for the purpose of inspecting some lands owned by him down there. He is expected home this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Blaisdell and daughter, Dorothy, have returned from Buchanan, Mich. Mr. William Blaisdell of Washington, D. C., is visiting them. He is Mr. Philip Blaisdell's brother.
Mrs. William S. Mason, Greenwood boulevard and Ridge avenue, has as her guest her cousin, Mrs. David Sellers, wife of Lieut. Commander Sellers of the navy. Commander Sellers has been assigned to San Francisco with the Pan-American exposition for three years.
Miss Bessie Hahn of this city is touring to Eagle Lake, Wis., where she will join the house party of the Misses Margaret and Marie McCabe. The other guests will be the Misses Cresida Weber, Marie Quirk, Florence McCabe, Anna McCabe and Marie Fox of Buena Park.
Mrs. Wirt E. Humphrey, 2129 Sherman avenue, and her sister, Miss Flora N. Hay of the Evanston public library, joined her sister, Miss Mary Garrett Hay of New York at the home of another sister, Mrs. H. C. Durbin at Anderson, Ind. They will also visit Charleston, Indianapolis and Louisville.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Corby and children, Sidney and Bettibright, of St. Louis, Mo., are expected at the end of the week to spend Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Frank F. Corby, 1462 Wesley avenue. They are going to their summer cottage in Lake Side, Wis., for the remainder of the summer, and will stop here en route.
Tomorrow evening a social will be given on the lawn of the Christian church under the auspices of the Sunday school. The grounds will be prettily decorated and lighted by Japanese lanterns, luring by their mystic light fortune tellers who will look deep into the future and tell their patrons of things to come. A musical program has been arranged. Throughout the evening different kinds of refreshments will be on sale.
The Women's club of Evanston is already carrying forward plans for a busy year. A new feature contemplated in their departmental work is the conducting of classes for the study of the French language by one of Chicago's best teachers. Also a series of lectures to be given in French on literature and the drama for more advanced students of the language. This will be a rare opportunity and those wishing to join these classes will do well to send their names at once to the president, Mrs. C. E. Clifton, 581 Ingleside park, or to Mrs. John W. Thomas, 2509 Pioneer road.

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1 Aug 1912
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Webster, Josephine ; Strong, Walter A.
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What People Are Doing in Evanston