What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Oct 1912, p. 14

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17 Oct 1912
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Rapp, Martha ; Arhendt, Herman
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    Latitude: 42.04114 Longitude: -87.69006
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Several more buds have been added to the interesting group of Evanston debutantes for the season. The latest addition to the list is Miss Lorraine Mead, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Mead, 1810 Hinman avenue, who will be presented at a tea to be given by her mother on November 12. A change of date has been announced for the presentation of Miss Katharine Keith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edson Keith, on Saturday, December 7, instead of November 39m as was the original plan. Others who will be presented are Miss Theodosa Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stuart Clark; Miss Fayette Cable, daughter of Mrs. Herman D. Cable, and Miss Josephine Dole, daughter of Mrs. John Newton Dole, 1104 Michigan avenue.
Mrs. Harry T. Green spent the weekend at Grand Haven, Mich.
Mrs. Theodore Reese, 1570 Oak avenue, is entertaining Mrs. John Goebel, formerly of Evanston.
Mr. George Taylor and Mr. Oscar Swedman are enjoying a few days' vacation at Saugatuck, Mich.
Miss Bertha Moore, Prairie avenue and Colfax street, has returned from a short trip to Springfield.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ludwig, 2046 West Railroad avenue, announce the birth of a daughter, Sept.22.
Mrs. Fairchilds, 2700 Lincoln street has returned from Louisville, Ky., where she spent three weeks.
Miss Ruth Aker, who is teaching school at Dundee, Ill., spent Sunday at her home, 912 Wesley avenue.
Mrs. E. M. Bennett, 1942 Sherman avenue, has returned from a week-end visit to her sister at Lorraine, Ohio.
Mr. John Branch, 2101 Harrison street, has returned from a fishing and hunting trip in northern Wisconsin.
Mrs. Frank W. Dustan of Clarkson, Wash., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Laura Holcomb, 724 Michigan avenue.
Miss Carrie Detmers of Forest Park, Ill., was the guest of her sister, Mrs. William A. Dubreil, 1862 Sherman avenue, last week.
The home of Dr. G. F. Barry, 1640 Chicago avenue, was gladdened by the arrival of a seven and one-half pound daughter Oct. 8
Thomas McElligott, main street and Wesley avenue, has just returned home after a siege of typhoid fever at St. Frances hospital.
Mrs. James R. Paul and her sister, Miss Blanche Lowry, 2227 Harrison street, return from a visit with their mother in Milwaukee this week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Bund of 2509 Harrison street are entertaining their sister, Mrs. Jesse Lee Emery of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Evanston.
Mr. Daniel W. Bower of Deming, N. M., is here for a short visit to his mother, Mrs. Minnie Bauer and sister, Miss Anna Bauer, 2118 Maple avenue.
Miss Mildred E. Griggs, 1118 Judson avenue, left Sunday for Madisonville, Ky., where she will teach in the primary department of the public schools.
Miss Isabel Kidder Grant of New Orleans, La., returns Thursday to her home after spending the summer with her brother, Mr. Warren E. Kidder, 2307 Harrison street.
Miss Ida Mae Shotwell, 630 University place, who has been making her mother, Mrs. Ida J. Shotwell, a visit, returned Monday to the State university at Champaign, Ill.
The Music Study club held their first meeting Monday, October 7, at the home of Miss Rose Bates, 2112 Orrington avenue. Miss Bates and Miss Fulcher were the hostesses.
Mr. G. B. Dryden, 1314 Ridge avenue, has been at West Baden, Ind., for a week and Mrs. Dryden and Ellen Maria Dryden went Sunday to join him. After a week's stay they will return home.
Mr. Leon Gray is now staying at the home of Mr. Earl C. Norris, 2329 Hartsell street, and has entered Northwestern university. Mr. Gray is leader of the Northwestern band, while Mr. Norris has been elected librarian.
Friday evening, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Dale, 2327 Central street, a reception will be given for Rev. and Mrs. F. O. Beck of Indiana, who have been appointed to the Covenant Methodist church. A special invitation is given to the young people.
Little Norman Franzem. 2026 Harrison street, was bitten by a dog Saturday afternoon, belonging to Mr. Frank Getman of Isabella street. His face was very badly bruised, bearing a deep cut across the lips and on his forehead above his right eye.
Mrs. Adelaide B. McCullough, 716 Clark street, after a week's vacation, has returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. Verge Sweazey, 239 Greenwood boulevard, will spend the winter in California.
Mrs. Helen Robertson and son, Dean, of Omaha Neb., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith, 916 Lee street.
Mr. Phillip V. Griffin, 1127 Forest avenue, expects to go to Pasadena, Cal., about the first of November.
Mr. Edgar Gray of Princeton university has been the guest of Mr. Philip V. Griffin, 1127 Forest avenue, moved.
Mrs. A. B. Smith and daughter, Jeanette, 2324 Hatzell street, have returned from a two weeks' visit in Des Moines, Ia.
Mrs. M. C. Gile and daughter, Miss Lillian Gile, are spending this week as guests of Mrs. Arthur Pierce, 1209 Hinman avenue.
Mrs. Thomas Russum, 806 Colfax street, accompanied her sister, Mrs. Honore, who had been Mrs. Russum's guest, home to Seattle, Wash.
Mrs. C. A. Goodnow, 1627 Wesley avenue, has just returned from a visit to her daughter, Mrs. William Shields, Hill Crest road, Glen Ridge, N. J.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Marshall, 1218 Elmwood avenue, have as their guests the latter's mother, Mrs. H. C. Gridley and Mrs. L. E. Doty of Winona, Ind.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Rapp, 1304 Ashland avenue, announce the marriage of their daughter, Martha, to Mr. Herman Arhendt, which will take place Oct. 26.
Miss Harriet Calvert of San Bernardino, Cal., returned to her home Wednesday, having been the guest of Mrs. G. F. Henderson, 919 Asbury avenue.
Mrs. William Winkly and daughter, Mrs. Frederick Koebelin, have returned to their home at Janesville, Wis., after a visit with Mrs. William French, 1325 Greenleaf street, a niece of Mrs. Winkly.
Mrs. George B. Winter and son, Robert, 1239 Chicago avenue, returned Friday from a two weeks' trip to Winona, Ill., where she visited her niece, Mrs. Charles Burgess and Mr. Winter's sister, Mrs. James McEachern.
Mrs. G. A. Grant-Schaeffer gave an entertainment Wednesday to the faculty of the School of Music. A delightful program was rendered and refreshments served to about thirty-five friends at their home, 1101 Davis street.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. James, 239 Greenwood boulevard, have rented their home for the winter to Mr. and Mrs. Whitcom of Chicago. Mr. Whitcom is vice-president of the Griffen Car Wheel company. Mr. James and his wife will go to the Blackstone Hotel for the winter.
Mrs. Howard Hill, 1102 Grove street, returned Wednesday from Philadelphia, Pa., where she accompanied her daughter, Miss Eleanor H. Hill, to Bryn Mawr, where she enters on her freshman year. Mrs. Hill's sister, Mrs. Charles T. Evans, of Germantown, Pa., returned with her to Evanston for a visit.
Mrs. Gilbert M. Weeks, 1720 Asbury avenue, furnished a delightful "afternoon at coffee" Wednesday at her home in honor of the departure of her sister, Mrs. Verge Sweazey, who will leave Saturday for Pasadena, Cal., for the winter. The following ladies were recipients of Mrs. Weeks' hospitality: Her sister, Mrs. Sweazey, as guest of honor; her mother, Mrs. Fred S. James, Mrs. Robert James, Mrs. A. L. Cayser, Mrs. Paul Owsley, Mrs. John Harding, Mrs. A. C. Townsend of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Mrs. George Bennett and Miss Bennett of New York City; Miss Statrem of Highland Park, and Miss Boardman of Kenwood, Ill.
Mrs. L. G. Phillips, 2728 Stanley avenue, has returned from Robertson, Ill.
Mrs. Frances Tait, 1133 Grant street, has gone to Canada to attend school.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Whitney, 1637 Judson avenue, will leave soon for Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer H. Adams, 214 Greenwood boulevard. left for London last week.
Mr. Wesley L. Knox and daughter, Edith, 804 Hinman avenue, are at home from Lawton, Mich.
Mr. A. W. Baker, 831 Michigan avenue, is in Chicago, Ohio, called there by his brother's sudden death.
Mr. and Mrs. Chancellor L. Jenks, 1217 Ridge avenue, are entertaining Miss Mary Houston of Mayfair, Ill.
Mrs. E. P. Woolworth, 2100 Harrison street, is spending two weeks with her mother at her home on Omaha, Neb.
Mrs. L. L. Smith, 749 Hinman avenue, who visited relatives at Franklin and Pittsburgh, Pa., has returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Peabody, 2512 Hartzell street, left Saturday for Quebec, Canada, to be gone several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bell and little son, Herbert, of Elizabeth, N. J., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mathew J. MacAdams, 2021 Harrison street.
Miss Louise Graves, 2109 Colfax street, has returned from Eldora, Ia., where she visited her sister, Mrs. J. Smallpage.
Miss Elizabeth Baker, 1240 Forest avenue, who spent the summer with her grandparents in Virginia has returned home.
Miss Gladys Neely, who formerly lived with her cousin, Mrs. Walter Peck, 2724 Woodbine avenue, is teaching at Nampa, Ia.
Miss Rose Mary Connor of Los Angeles, Cal., is visiting her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Devine, 1500 Dewey avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Knox of Tupper Lake, N. Y., are visiting Mr. Knox's father, Mr. Wesley L. Knox, 804 Hinman avenue.
Mrs. Alfred Gross and daughter, Miss Dorothy Gross, 1100 Ridge avenue, have returned from their summer home at York Harbor, Me.
Mrs. Frank O. Thompson of Cody, Wyoming, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Charles P. Whitney, corner of Church street and Judson avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Bund, 2509 Harrison street, are entertaining their sister-in-law, Mrs. Jesse Lee Emery of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Evanston.
Rev. and Mrs. O. F. Mattison, who were the Conference guests of their daughter, Mrs. Carleton H. Pendleton, 1735 Orrington avenue, have returned to Barrington, Ill.
While at Stratford-on-Avon Mr. and Mrs. John C. Shaffer, 1704 Judson avenue, spent a most delightful evening recently with Miss Marie Corelli, the celebrated English novelist.
Mrs. Charles E. Cameron and daughter, Marjorie, of Hamilton, Ont., left Sunday evening for her home after a delightful visit at the home fo Mr. and Mrs. E. W. K. Baillie, 730 Michigan avenue.
Mrs. Ruth E. Blickhahn of Corona, Cal., is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Albert F. Dean of 1106 Church street.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Reed of 1708 Orrington avenue have gone to Mobile, Ala., where they will spend the winter.
Miss Elizabeth Dunn of East Orange, N. J., who has been the guest of Miss Helen Gerould, 1200 Judson avenue, for five weeks, left Friday for Wyoming, Ohio, to visit her aunt, Mrs. Stearnes, before returning to New Jersey.
George and Elisabeth Risley, 2316 Harrison street, entertained about forty of their friends at a hard times party last Friday. All of the guests presented the appearance of hard times and the evening was spent in games and dancing.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Kingsley have moved from 2333 Lincoln street to 1334 Hinman avenue, Miss Taggart's, where they will remain during the winter. Mrs. Kingsley reached home Friday from Massachusetts, where she visited on her return from Europe in August.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Newton O. Nelson, 1207 Monroe street, a son.

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What People Are Doing in Evanston