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
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-
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
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
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
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
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
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.