What People are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Nov 1912, p. 14

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What People are Doing in Evanston

A WEDDING of interest Thursday was that of Miss Edith Livonia Case, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Beecher Case, 1943 Orrington avenue, to George William Pearson, which took place at the family residence at 7:30. The bride was attended by her two sisters, Mrs. Frederick Keith Hill of Oak Park and Mrs. Carleton M. Vail of Highland. Park; as matrons of honor. The bridesmaids were the Misses Eleanor Mills of New York, Mary Bates of East Orange, N. J., Josephine Pearson of Evanston and Helen Aldrich of Chicago. Farrington Carpenter of Chicago was best man. Only the immediate families were present at the ceremony and the couple left immediately afterward for a trip to the east and will be at home on their return at The Elmwood, 908 Main street.

Mr. and Mrs. H. Meyer and son, Donald, 321 Greenwood boulevard, are home from Denver.

Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Gillis, 2135 Orrington avenue, will take a trip to New York City this week.

Mr. H. B. Kirkpatrick, 1906 Lincoln street; returned last week from a business trip through the east.

Mrs. C. H. Parsons 1732 Orrington avenue, after a visit of several weeks at Goshen, Ind., is at home.

Mr. Percy Kidder of Hammond, La., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Warren E. Kidder, 2307 Harrison street.

E. N. Frieden, 825 Main street, will have for a Thanksgiving guest, Miss Alice Plunkett of Clintonville, Wis.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Joslyn, 809 Washington street, have left for Jacksonville, Fla., where they will live.

Mrs. S. D. Grubb, 2015, Lincoln Street, is spending some time with her daughter, Mrs. Harry Morgan, in 8pringfleld, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Squire Rush Harris, 1316 Judson avenue, returned Saturday from Omaha, Neb., where they spent two weeks. Miss Theodora Grantham of Madison, Wis., will return to her home at 2415 Hartzell street today for her Thanksgiving vacation.

Mr. John S. Burchmore of Washington, D. C, is spending the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Y. Norris, 2407 Harrison street.

Mrs. C. M. Cooley, 2000 Wesley avenue, has her mother, Mrs. George P. Butler, and Miss Butler of Walkerton, Ontario, Canada, visiting her.

The Oak Leaf circle will hold their regular meeting Tuesday evening at the home of the Misses Esther and Marjory Grantham, 2415 Hartzell street.

Miss Nannie Chambers, who has spent the summer in California, has come to spend the winter with her nephew, Mr. W. E. Chambers, 1319 Main street.

Prof. and Mrs. D. A. Hayes, 620 Foster street are entertaining the Rev. H. B. Swartz, a missionary in Japan, who was a classmate of Dr. Hayes in Borton University.

After spending the summer with her sister, Mrs. M. W. Stewart, 2630 Prairie avenue, Miss Lillian Bingham departed Saturday evening for her home in Daytona, Fla.

Mrs. John Forbes and daughter, Louise, 1719 Asbury avenue, left Wednesday evening for Omaha, Neb., to make a couple of weeks' visit with Mrs. Forbes' daughter, Mrs. W. F. Mcpherson. Mr.

Wesley A. Stanger, who went to Philadelphia, Pa., about a year ago as manager of the Royal Typewriter company, has returned and, with his family, will occupy their former home 1525 Davis street.

The new steropticon on exhibition in the Camera Shop window called the double balopitcon with opaque attach- ment is an expensive machine, costing $250, and is the latest model, so late in fact, that the man sent from Chicago to set it up had not as yet seen one. It is used for projecting pictures, such as post cards, kodak views and old pictures, and shows them in color.

Covenant M.E. church was filled to its full seating capacity Sunday expecting to hear the Rev. Dr. Gunsaulus, who, owing to an illness, was unable to keep his appointment. On very short notice Dr. Charles Macauley Stuart, president of the Garrett Biblical Institute, was secured and proved to be a most able substitute. The choir, consisting of Mrs. Edith Risser McKay, soprano, rs. Alice Ward McAfee, contralto, Mr. W. E. Calkins, tenor, and Mr. John A. Van Pelt, basso, did excellent work accompanied by Mrs. Irene S. Kidder at the organ.

Miss Lydia Pregande, 1933 Wesley avenue, is very ill with diphtheria.

Frank Slartile, 2416. Park place, has gone to Montana to stay three months.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Ward are living in their new home, 2512 Park place.

George W. Hotchkiss, 1015 Elmwood avenue, is in St. Louis, Mo., for a brief stay.

Miss Alice M. Houston, 1426 Forest avenue, is spending two weeks in New York City.

Dr. C. H. Curran, who has been; stopping at the Avenue House, has gone to Elyria, Ohio.

Mr. Robert Lord is expected home next week after an extensive business trip through the south and west.

Edward Hall of Louisville, Ky., who visited his brother, Mr. C. G. Hall 2310 Grant street, has returned to his home.

Mr. Louie Sherland, manager of the Northwestern garage, has been quite ill for several weeks at his home, 1630 Maple avenue.

Mrs. A. W. Kimball and daughter, Miss Margaret Kimball, who have been abroad for six months, have returned and are at 502 Lake street.

Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Bonbright of the Avenue House have gone to Florida for the doctor's health.

Miss Martha Thompson, 2643, Dewey avenue, accompanied them.

Mrs. J. W. Gardner of West Union, Ia., is the guest of her son, William F. Gardner, 811 Washington street. This is Mrs. Gardner's first visit to Chicago since she was 7 years of age.

Mrs. E. A. Downs and her daughter. Miss Blanche Downs, recently of 909 Forest avenue, have gone to Winchester, N. H., to reside. Mr. Lewis Downs will remain in Evanston about ten days longer.

Mrs. Clarence Vandenbark of Chicago, is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth E. Houston, 1426 Forest ave- nue. Mrs. Vanderbark is the daughter of Congressman William Reynolds Warnock of Urbana, Ohio.

A dinner was given Tuesday at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. L. F. W. Leseman, 712 Judson avenue, to the student pastors of Garrett Biblical institute. There were twenty-seven present Henry Raeder, Jr., 1635 Hinman avenue, a student at Mercersburg Academy, Pennsylvania, won the championship of the school in tennis last week. He also holds the junior championship of Evanston.

The Rev. A. L. Murray of St Mat- thew's church will leave tomorrow for a five days' lecture tour in southern Michigan. He will spend Sunday, Dec 12, in Coldwater, Mich., and preach in his former church.

The employees of Rosenberg's gave a miscellaneous shower Thursday at the K. P. hall in honor of Miss May Ludlow, 918 Grove street, who will be married Thursday afternoon to Mr. Albert Schaffer at St Mary's church.

Mr. and Mrs. Allen A. Keene, 1117 Asbury avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Judd of New Haven, Conn, after an extended tour through Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, and other coast cities and places of interest, have returned home.

Mrs. John B. Decker, 1734 Ridge avenue, has rented her apartment for the winter to Mrs. Vera Bowen, who comes here from Bloomington, Ill., to educate her daughter, Miss Vera, at Northwestern University. Mrs. Decker will spend the winter in the south.

Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Goodnow, 1627 Wesley avenue, are rejoicing over the birth, October 27, of a son to their only daughter, Mrs. William Shields, Glen Ridge, N.J. Mr. and Mrs. Goodnow have just returned from a three weeks' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Shields.

Mr. Bernard Rossing 2341 Pioneer road, left last week for Battle Creek Mich.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Tony Nellston, 2122 Jackson Avenue, Nov. 8.

Miss Mary Savage, 819 Gaffleld place, has gone to Columbus, Miss., to spend six weeks.

Miss Lucile Colt 1918 Sherman avenue, has gone to New York City to spend a couple of weeks.

Saturday evening, Nov. 23, a baby daughter was born to Mr., and Mrs. A. P. Jones, 819 Gaffield place.

Mrs. James Hibben, 906 Judson avenue, is enjoying a visit from her mother, Mrs. L. Dee of Detroit Mich.

Mr. James R. Paul, 2227 Harrison street, is in Washington, Conn., the guest of his sister, Mrs. W. H. Farrand.

Mrs. J. Mitchel Hoyt 1676 Ashland avenue, returned Saturday from Appleton, Wis., where she visited with her mother.

Miss Helen Judson, 912 Ridge avenue, has been the guest of her brother, Bryant who is attending the University of Illinois.

Mrs. George M. Tibbits of Milwaukee, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. George F. Hardie, 911 Hinman avenue, has returned to Milwaukee.

Miss Mildred Armour, 1608 Ridge avenue, has as her guest Miss Rachel Kincaid of Kansas City, Mo., who has been the guest of Mrs. John N. Dole.

Mr. John Culbertson, who has been visiting at the home of Mrs. M. W. Gibson, 2146 Sherman avenue, has gone to Minneapolis.

Mr. Archie Warren Plant of Evanston was married November 23 at the Roman Catholic cathedral, Escanaba, Mich., to Augusta Helen Cigrang.

Mrs. Minnie Douglas of Cincinnati, Ohio, who has been visiting the family of Mr. Clinton S. Day, 636 Milburn street for a week, has returned home.

Dr. W. J. Davidson, 2161 Sherman avenue, has just returned from Decatur, Ill.; Des Moines, Ia., and Indianapolis, Ind., where he delivered a series of lectures.

Mrs. Edwin M. Ashcroft, Jr., 1244 Forest avenue, accompanied Mrs. George Gaylord home to Neena, Wis. Mrs. Gaylord has been Mrs. Ashcroft's guest for some time.

After a visit with his daughter, who is a student in Northwestern university, Dr. Claudius B. Spencer, editor of the Central Christian Advocate, has returned to his home.

Miss Nettie Isom of Kenilworth, after a visit to San Francisco, will sail November 30 from that port on the steamer Mongolia for an extended visit in the Orient and the Philippine Islands.

Mrs. Anna Johnson, 1230 Chicago avenue, announces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Mathilda Johnson, to Mr. William E. Goeltz, Jr., 1029 Ayars place, son of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Goeltz.

Mrs. J. M. Hawxhurst, 1212 Judson avenue, has gone to visit her daughter, Miss Gertrude Hawxhurst, who is in school at Lowell, Mass. Mrs. Hawxhurst will probably be away for two or three weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Dean, 1106 Church street will have a family re- union Christmas day. Their son, Walter M. Dean, formerly of Evanston, now of San Diego, Cal., his wife and son, Manley, will be home to spend the holidays with them.

On Friday evening. Nov. 29, a unique and interesting entertainment is to be presented at the Northwestern university settlement Them will be given a lecture on the Norwegian composer, Edward Grieg, by George Walter Johnson. There will also be two groups of piano selections by Miss Alice Johnson, a co-ed at Northwestern. Mr. Rudolph Schuster, a graduate of Northwestern and instructor of German at the Bloomington (IB.) high school, appears on the program as the vocal soloist He will give two groups of vocal selections, which will include as one number Grieg's divine love song. "Ich Bebe dich." The proceeds of the entertainment will go to the settlement.

At St. Mary's'Catholic church at 4 o'clock p. m. Tuesday the marriage of Miss Margaret Harrer to Mr. Nicholas Hiertzig of Rogers Park, Ill., celebrated, Rev. Fr. H. P. Smith officiating. The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs. Nicholas Weimeschkirch, as matron of honor. Her sister, Miss Anna Harrer, was her bridesmaid, and her little niece, Margaret Harrer, was flower girl. The bride's brother, Mr. Frank Harrer, was best man. For her wedding dress the bride wore creme crepe de chine, and carried bride's roses. Her sisters were gowned alike in yellow satin and carried golden chrysanthemums. Her flower girl was in white lingerie and carried a basket of White pompom chrysantnemums. A reception at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Michael Harrer, 643 Chicago avenue, followed the ceremony, after which Mr. and Mrs. Hiertzig left on a honeymoon trip to California. Upon their return they will reside in Rogers Park.

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What People are Doing in Evanston