Miss Irene M. Blanchard, newly appointed dean of women in Northwestern university, was graduated from the University of Michigan in 1898. Since her graduation she has taught in the Illinois state normal school, and has pursued graduate work in the American university in Rome. Miss Blanchard takes the place formerly held by Miss Mary Ross Potter, who is studying for a doctor's degree in the university of Geneva, having been granted a year's leave of absence by the trustees of Northwestern.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Van Vlissingen, 315 Davis street, have returned from Dowagiac, Mich.
Mr. John M. Butler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morton Butler, 1555 Ridge avenue, left Thursday for Yale.
Miss Josephine Buswell is still in the east visiting friends. She will return about the first of October.
Judge Charles S. Varian of Salt Lake City, Utah, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson, 822 Judson avenue.
Dr. Walter Lichtenstein, 2440 Orrington avenue, arrived home Thursday after a stay of seventeen months in Europe.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Atwater and children, 1124 Sheridan road, have returned from their summer cottage at Tryon, N. C.
Mr. Jack Griffen, 1127 Forest avenue, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Griffen, has left for Champaign, Ill., to attend the state university.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Grant Buswell, son, Walter, and little daughter, have returned from their summer home on the Great South Bay, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Holmes Hoge, and the Misses Hoge, 1316 Maple avenue, returned Thursday from their summer home at Harbor Point, Mich.
Mrs. J. D. Allen of Memphis, Tenn., who has been the summer guest of Mrs. J. H. Van Vlissingen, 315 Davis street has returned south.
Mrs. E. J. Harvey, 1818 Wesley avenue, has just returned from a two months' visit to her daughter, Mrs. Warren Watson, at Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Miss Elinor Foster, 1922 Sheridan road, gave a luncheon on Tuesday in honor of her mother's cousin, Miss Dorothy Donogh of Covington, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Whitney and daughter, Dorothy, 1245 Asbury avenue, returned Thursday from their summer cottage at North Lake, Wis.
Miss Eleanor Van Vlissingen, 315 Davis street, left Tuesday for Milwaukee-Downer seminary at Milwaukee, Wis. This will be her senior year.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Andrews and daughter, Dorothy, 1888 Sheridan road, left Thursday for Maryland. Miss Dorothy will enter the National Cathedral school at Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews will remain away about two weeks.
A beautiful celebration took place at the home of Charles R. Kappes, 1432 Asbury avenue, Thursday, to mark the eighty-eighth aniversary of the birth of Dr. James Henry Kappes, the veteran teacher and philosopher. The arrangements were made by the German club to which Mr. Kappes has been giving weekly lectures during the past three eyars. Music was furnighed by Miss Alta Miller, the Misses Marshall of this city, and Miss Georgia Kober of Chicago. At 9:30 the birthday cake was lighted. It was surrounded by eighty-eight candles and bore the figures, 1824-1912. Around this the guests sang a birthday song. Dr. Kappes was born in Germany. His grandfather held a chair at the University of Heidelberg; his father was in the service of the government. Dr. Kappes' alma mater was the Heidelberg university. He received his musical education from Schnyder von Wartensee of Frankfurt on the Main. During his life he held close friendship with many noted men, among them Mendelssohn and Longfellow. Shortly after coming to America he was given a professorship in the University of Georgetown. In Shelbyville, Ky., he conducted a young woman's seminary for a number of years. During the Civil War Dr. Kappes stood for the union and rendered his services under Governor Morton. At the end of the war he became president of the board of supervisors of the Reform institutions of the state of Indiana. His last active work was done in Denver and Arizona, whither he had moved his family on account of his wife's ill health.
Mr. Cyrus H. Williams, 2607 Park placem left Monday for Cornell university.
Mr. S. G. Grisby, 1458 Maple avenue, is spending a weeks' vacation at Pittsfield and Paina, Ill.
Mrs. Nunemaker of Texas has arranged for a four months' stay with her daughter, Mrs. Leo Dortach.
Mr. Eddie Harvey, son of Thomas Harvey, an attorney of Leeds, S. D., is here to attend Northwestern university.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Douglas, formerly of Wesley avenue, are now living at 214 Chestnut street, Waukegan, Illinois.
The debut of Miss Louise Tennis, 1629 Judson avenue, will be on the afternoon of October 19, at the Country club.
Mrs. Estelle H. B. Boot has just returned from a pleasant trip through the mountains of Canada and the coast cities.
Miss Nellie Janson of 2617 Broadway avenue has taken up her studies at the Evanston Academy after being absent from school one year.
Mr. and Mrs. Selden F. White and children, Martha and Wilheimina, 1419 Greenwood boulevard, returned home from Ishpeming, Mich., Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cribb, 2036 Maple avenue, have returned from Gray's Lake, Ill., where they went to attend the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Cyrus Harvey.
Mrs. Howard Hill and daughter, Miss Eleanor Hill, 1102 Grove street, leaves for Philadelphia this week. Miss Eleanor will attend Bryn Mawr this year.
Mrs. C. S. Searles and children, Colden and Louise, who have this summer been at their cottage at Roaring Brook, Mich., will not return home until Octobet 1.
Mrs. W. J. Bristow, 1138 Sherman avenue, will entertain at dinner tonight Dr. and Mrs. Wm. (William) Cooper of Sheridan, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs. Nels Erickson of this city.
Miss Mabel Pettibone, sister of Mrs. Charles B. Hill, 1139 Sheridan road, left Thursday to visit her cousin, Mrs. William Harper, at Appleton, Wis. She will remain until Christmas.
Geo. W. Hotchkiss, 1015 Elmwood avenue, on a health seeking trip, sails on Saturday, September 21, for Panama on the German American steamship San Joachim. He will return about November 1.
There was an all day meeting of the ladies' societies of the First Baptist church in the church parlors on Wednesday at 10 o'clock. Comforters were tied for the missionary box and work was commenced on articles for the guild in order that the contributions pledged for October 1 might be ready.
Mr. William B. Bogart and daughter, Miss Frances Bogart, 1813 Sheridan road, have returned from a six weeks' trip abroad. Mr. Bogart, not in the best of health, went for the ocean voyage. He returns much improved and will go for a two weeks' hunting trip to canada in a few days. Miss Frances has gone to school near Boston, Mass.
Mrs. Frank F. Corby, 1462 Wesley avenue, has been entertaining a very dear old friend for the past week, Mrs. Walter Hoffmann of Honolulu, H. L. Mrs. Hoffmann is the wife of Dr. Walter Hoffmann, bacteriologist for the United States in Hawaii. They have just finished two years of research in the remotest parts of South America, and intend to start on what will be for them a second tour of the old world, when Mrs. Hoffmann joins her husband in Berlin next month. Mrs. Hoffmann was the famous contralto, Katherine MacNeil, favorite pupil of Madame Marchesi, and she and Mrs. Corby were associated in many operatic engagements. They are seeing each other for the first time in seven years.
Mr. Boldt and family have moved from 1569 Dodge avenue to 934 Custer avenue.
Mr. Blair Moulton of Lord's store has returned from a vacation spent in Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Mrs. Charles M. Metzger of Main street has joined the Apollo Musical club of Chicago.
Miss Edna Betts, 2229 Central street, will return Monday from a week's visit at Champaign, Ill.
Mr. O'Boyle and family of Des Moines, Ia., formerly of Evanston, have moved to 2340 Orrington avenue.
Mr. Howard Greer and family, 1014 Forest avenue, left Friday fort Evansville, Ind., where they will reside.
Mr. Archibald A. McKinley and family have moved from 1209 Chicago avenue to 1104 Dempster street.
Mr. John Skinner, 1458 Maple avenue, enjoyed a short visit Friday from his brother, living at Princeton, Illinois.
Miss Emma Albertson, who has been at her home, Fish Creek, Wis., all summer, has resumed her place at Rosenberg's store.
Miss Lena Hein, 1565 Asbury avenue, returned home Friday after having spent the summer at Roaring Brook, Mich.
Little Jane Gormley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Gormley, 2547 Ashland avenue, is threatened with typhoid fever.
Mr. William Eastman, Jr., 2719 Walnut avenue, has left for Boston, where he will attend the Boston Institute of technology.
Mr. John Bowma, 2332 Harrison street, has returned from a short visit with her daughter, Mrs. Merritt Mott, of Rockford, Ill.
Mrs. H. S. Hibbard of Hartford, Mich., formerly of Central street, has been a business visitor in and about Chicago the past few days.
Mrs. Earnest J. Ford, West Railroad avenue and Central street, is spending three weeks visiting relatives in Winnipeg, Canada.
Mrs. Wirt E. Humphrey, 2129 Sherman avenue, gave a one o'clock luncheon Thursday to twelve of her friends at the Evanston Golf club. An afternoon of auction bridge followed.
Dr. Daniel Bonbright, dean emeritus of Northwestern university, and son, James C. Bonbright, returned Monday from a year abroad. Mrs. Bonbright will reach Evanston later. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Witter formerly of 2523 Ashland avenue, have gone to the country for a couple of weeks to visit the fomer's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Witter near Middletown, Illinois.
The Misses Mercedes and Ruth Bush, 2310 Harrison street, who have been spending the past week as the guest of their grandmother, Mrs. Bush of Somerdale. Ill., have returned home.
Mr. Glen Janson of 2617 Broadwayavenue returned home Friday of last week after spending his vacation in the country at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Witters, near Middletown, Ill.
The girls' gymnastic classes of the northern part of town will begin Oct. 7 (Monday afternoon), at 4:30 o'clock. Terms will be $3.50 for twenty-four lessons. The young ladies' classes will meet in the evening of the same date.
Mrs. William Holabird, 1500 Oak avenue, sails this week for Paris. She will visit her son, Mr. John A. Holabird, who is a student at Beaux Arts. She will remain abroad intil Christmas. With her on the same steamer, the "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria," will be Miss Sadie Buckley and sister, Miss Elizabeth Bickley of Highland Park.
Miss Louise Frost of Sioux Falls, S. D. arrived in Evanston Monday and will enter Northwestern for her senior year. She will reside with her parents, Col. and Mrs. A. S. Frost, in the Mann building. Mrs. Frost's mother, Mrs. O. H. Mann will arrive in October from her summer home, Gobleville, Mich., and take apartments corner Grove and Maple avenue.
Mrs. J. N. Welter, 819 Monroe street, entertained the members of Sigma Alpha Iota sorority Friday afternoon at a reception and musical in honor of Miss Lucille Crews of Berlin, Germany, a member of the sorority. Assisting in receiving were the Misses Myrtle Falcon, Rose Emerson and Jeannette Stinson. During the afternoon Miss Crews sang and played some of her original compositions for piano and voice.