What People are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Nov 1912, p. 15

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What People Are Doing in Evanston

The announcement that the Paulist choir is to sing in

the Patten gymnasium on the evening of December

20 is pleasing news to music lovers of the North Shore.

The proceeds of the entertainment will go to the Evanston Day Nursery, which opened its doors today,

under the direction of its matron, Miss Carroll. Besides

a number of women who are acting on the different

committees the following patronesses have been appointed:

Mesdames D. H. Burnham, George P. Kelly, Alfred H. Gross, James A. Patten, Frank H. Spearman, Edward Hines, Arthur Hawxhurst, Marie V. D. Casgrain, P.V.E.B. Ward, L.A. Ferguson, C.F. Clifton, Catharine Waugh McCulloch, U.S. Grant, George S. Lord, Rufus C. Dawes, Holmes Thomas, Charles F. Sauter, H.D. Cable. J.F. Byrnes, C.N. Stevens, Norman J. Ross, J.H. Van Vlissingen, J.P. McCann, Daniel McCann, Victor Rossbach, Joseph Paden, Archibald McKinley, Robert Berry Ennis, Frank F. Corby, Frederick Webster, Patrick Tyrrell, A. Starr Best, W.D. Nesbit, Irwin Rew, John F. Hahn, John F. Downey, Chancellor Jenks, F. W. Robinson, H. Higginbotham, William A. Dyche, W. Irving Osborne, Hopkins J. Hanford, J.J. Van Every, John Nally, William H. Hill, Eugene McVoy, Mary Magill, Nicholas J. Neary, Daniel Quirk, T. J. Quan, G.F. Slaughter, A. H. Reece.

Mrs. John F. Hahn is general chairman, Mrs. Frank H. Spearman, Mrs. John F. Byrnes, Mrs. James P. McCann are in charge of the publicity, Mrs. Frank F. Corboy, Mrs. A. A. McKinley, Mrs. J. J. Van Every will have charge of the sale of candies and flowers, while the ticket sale will be under the direction of Mrs. John F. Downey, Mrs. P.V.E.B. Ward, Mrs. Marie V. Casgrain and Mrs. George A. Kearney.


A baby was born to Dr. and Mrs.

James E. Dolson Wednesday evening.

Mr. O. W. Youngquist, 2318 Harrison

street, is in Florida on a short

business trip.

Mr. J.W. Hotchkiss, 1015 Elmwood

avenue, is in attendance at a convention

in St. Louis.

Mrs. A. H. Paulson of Milwaukee

was the guest last week of Mrs. Edgar

L. Morser, 909 Colfax street.

The 500 club met Monday evening

at Mrs. Philip W. Huston's 1030 Grove

street, and spent a delightful evening.

Elwyn Harold MacRae, who is attending

St. John's Military academy,

spent a few days at his home on Park

place last week.

Mr. Joseph A. Bushnell of the Westminster

apartments has left on a

business trip which will detain him

until the holidays.

The Rev. and Mrs. O. F. Mattison

of Barrington, Ill., are guests of their

daughter, Mrs. Carleton H. Pendleton,

1735 Orrington ave.

The seventh grade of the Central

street school with Miss Hoyt and Miss

Longley as chaperons, Spent Wednes-

day afternoon at the Art institute.

Mrs. Geo. S. Valentine, 2407 Pioneer

road, entertained at bridge and five

hundred Thursday in honor of

her sister, Mrs. W. B. Atwater of Mil-

wankee. Wis.

Mrs. Agnes Ward, 825 Ayars place,

spent Saturday and Sunday in Onarga,

Ill., the guest of her daughter, Miss

Esther Ward, who is teaching; music

there in the seminary.

The committee of arrangements for

the cotillion party of the Hamilton

club, to be held at the La Salle hotel,

announce that the date has been

changed to Dec. 17, one week later

than at first announced. This is on

account of other entertainments com-

ing so close together.

Mrs. Mary A. Huston a woman of

Massachusetts birth, attained her

80th birthday Tuesday with the full

enjoyment of health and happiness.

Her son, Mr. R. Huston and wife,

1030 Grove street, with whom Mrs.

Huston has resided for fourteen years,

Planned for her a lovely surprise par-

ty. They invited ten of her friends to

celebrate with them. The home was

a veritable bower of floral beauty In

honor of the occasion.

In keeping with the ideal autumn

day of Wednesday occurred the after-

noon home wedding of Miss Edith Ella

Lynch, who was united in marriage

to Mr. Charles Martin Rubo at the

home of the bride's uncle, and aunt,

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lynch, 807 Fos-

ter street, at 4 o'clock, the Rev. Orvis

P. Jordan officiating. The bride's at-

tendant was Miss Gertrude Hedblom,

cousin of the groom. Mr. La Verne

Lynch, cousin of the bride, was best

man. The flower girls were lit-

tle Grace Lynch, Edith and Ruth

Erickson. The bride's brother,

Bennie Lynch,was ring bearer. Miss

Ruby Langdon played the wedding

march. A reception was held for the

immediate relatives and a wedding

supper served in the dining room, the

color scheme being carried out in

green and white. Mr. and Mrs. Rubo

will reside at 1126 Elmwood Ave.


A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. E.

Curtis Dudley, Nov. 13.

Mrs. Dan Conley of Jackson avenue

is slowly recovering from a month's


Mrs. William Neff, 1516 Central

street, is entertaining relatives from


The Misses Nora Riggoll and Velma

Newton, 2146 Sherman Avenue, have

returned to Syracuse, N.Y.

Miss Belle Boardman, 1422 Hinman

avenue, left Thursday for Kirksville,

Mo., to spend Thanksgiving.

Mr. Ralph Gibson, who has been

working in the smelter at Anaconda,

Mont, has Just arrived home.

Mr. and Mrs. George Sweeny, 408

Lake street, went to New York Thursday

to spend Thanksgiving.

The Misses Dalmage of Ashland avenue

have rented their home and are

spending the winter in California.

Many Evanstonians will witness the

Hamilton Club minstrel show, to be

held in the Orchestral hall, Nov. 26.

Mr. Joseph A. Rushton, 1125 Sheridan

road, has gone on a trip to New

York and will return by Thanksgiving.

Mr. and Mrs. A. Cleveland are moving

from Philadelphia, Pa., to 719

Noyes street, the house recently vacated

by J. A. Alabaster.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Skinner,

1224 Sheridan road, and Mrs. Skinner's

father, Mr. Colwell, left Thursday

for a week's trip to Atlantic City,


A delightful musicale was given

Thursday at the home of Mrs.

Fred Meyer, 1204 Ridge Ave. The

artists were Mrs.Gertrude Mace

Bogart, Miss Edith Maldwyn Jones, Miss

Aline McQuillen.

Mr. and Mrs. John M. Glenn, Miss

Mary Glenn and Miss Helen Glenn,

1131 Forest avenue, have issued cards

for Monday, Dec. 2 at 8:30 o'clock, at

the Evanston country club. Mrs. Jay

V. Hall of Lansing, Mich., and Miss

Helen McRae of Detroit will assist.

Mrs. Elizabeth Wallace of the University

of Chicago delivered a lecture

Thursday in the parlors o the First

Presbyterian church under the auspices

of the Drama club. Her subject

was "The Spanish Theater of Today,"

telling in her own inimicable

way her own experiences there while

in Spain.

Mr. and Mrs. John Culbertson are

guests of Mrs. M.W. Gibson, 2146

Sherman avenue. They are visiting the alumnae of Northwestern university.

Mr. Culbertson was a graduate

of '11, active in athletics, being on the

football squad, the basketball

and track team. They reside at Fort Burton,


The Knights of Pythias gave a banquet

Thursday at Alexander's cafe.

The grand chancellor and the grand

staff of the Knights of Pythias of Illinois

were present. One hundred and

seven sat down to the banquet. Justice

Boyer was toastmaster. There

were responses by the grand chancellor,

Past Grand Chancellor Whiting,

Past Grand Chancellor Cushing,

State Representative Baldwin, and H.B.

Colwell, grand keeper of records and

seals. A delightful evening was



Mrs. B. G. Grubb 2015 Lincoln

street, is visiting her daughter,

Mrs. Harry Morgan of Springfield, Ill.

Messrs. James A. Patten and William

A. Dyche are in New York City on

business for Northwestern University.

Mr. James R. Paul, 2227 Harrison

street, left last Wednesday for a visit

with his sister, Mrs. W. A. Farrand,

in Washington, Conn.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Elliott, 225

Lake street, attended the wedding at

Grand Rapids. Mich., of Miss Estelle

Putnam to Mr. William a Hoag.

Mrs. Ellen Weller, 1711 Wesley ave-

nue, left Wednesday for Nashville,

Tenn., to remain until spring, the

guest of her daughter, Miss Starr.

Monday Mrs. William A. Illsley. 908

Seward street, gave the last of a

series of teas in honor of her daugh-

ter-in-law Mrs. Edward Illsley of Chi-


Miss Bessie Hyde, daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. L. J. Hyde of 1516 Crain

street, underwent a successful opera-

tion Saturday for appendicitis at the

Evanston hospital.

Mr. Richard C. Lake, his wife and

daughter, Miss Jessie Lake, 1708

Ridge avenue, arrived home Tuesday

after an extended European trip. Miss

Gertrude will not come until later.

Mrs. Clarence Howe of Sioux City,

Ia., who has been the guest of Mrs.

Catherine Rogers and her uncle and

aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Hebert, 1824 Hin-

man avenue, departed for home Tues-


Miss Florence Scovill of Riverside,

Ill., and Miss Elisabeth Shoemaker

of Sandusky, Ohio have been the guests

of Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Shoemaker,

2400 Hartzell street, during the past


Mrs. E. M. Thompson and daughter,

Miss Thompson, of Sparland, Ill.,

were guests of Mrs. Thompson's sis-

ter, Mrs. Dr. C. E. Vernay, 1712 Or-

rington avenue, returned home Wed-


Miss Elizabeth Shoemaker of San-

dusky, Ohio, who came as bridesmaid

at the Case-Pearson wedding, was

guest of honor at a five hundred party

Friday given by her cousin, Miss

Marie Shoemaker, 2400 Hartzell street.

Mrs. George S. Lord, 1416 Elinor

place, left for Riverside Cal., the first

of November to see her grandson, born

the last of October. The little fellow

is the second son born to Mr. and

Mrs. Laurence B. Dixon (nee Miss

Eda Lord.)

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roos, 1025

North Sacramento avenue, Chicago,

president of Henry Roos Foundry

company of Chicago, announce the en-

gagement of their daughter, Miss

Bertha B. Roos, to William J. Schultz

of Evanston.

Mrs. Frank B. Leffingwell, 2142

Sherman avenue, has as her guests

her mother, Mrs. J. R. Bowman of

Davenport, Iowa, who will leave for

home on Monday, and her sister, Mrs.

Albert Moore Barrett of Ann Arbor,

Mich., who will remain until Wedens-


Mr. and Mrs. William Lochead of

Forest, Ontario, announce the mar-

riage of their daughter, Miss Jean

Lochead to Dr. Frank H. Anderson,

Wednesday, November 13. Dr.

and Mrs. Anderson will be at home at

1328 Sherman avenue after December


Frank Pettersen, son of Mr. and

Mrs. John C. Pettersen, 1935 Darrow

avenue, entertained fourteen friends

at a birthday party Friday afternoon.

Refreshments were served at

4 o'clock. The dining room was beautifully

decorated with lavender chrysanthemums.

The ladies of St. Matthew's Episcopal

church, Hartray avenue and Lincoln

street, gave an exhibition and

sale of small water colors Friday

at the home of Mrs. Robert Holabird,

2225 Harrison street. Prices ranged

from twenty-five cents to two dollars

and a half. Many calendars and cards

suitable for Christmas gifts and tallies

were on sale. The collection is

similar to the "nutting" pictures and

by some are considered more choice.

Miss Estelle Rutherford Putnam,

sister of Mr. and Mrs. William Barnhart

and Mr. William Gale Hoag, son

of the l ate Mr. and Mrs. Thomas

Hoag, of Evanston, were quietly married

at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at

the home of the bride's siter in

Grand Rapids. The home was artistically

decorated with American beauty

roses and white chrysanthemums. Mr.

and Mrs. Hoag went east on their wedding

trip and will be at home after

January 1, at Pasadena, California.

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What People are Doing in Evanston