What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Oct 1912, p. 15

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17 Oct 1912
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Voight, Sophia Anna ; Mueller, Christian George ; Baron, Emma ; Fruetz, John ; Francisco, Agnes Mae ; McCarthy, John B. ; Lowrie, Harriet Edith ; Doerr, G. W.
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Three of the younger members of Evanston's social set are to become debutantes this fall. They are Miss Theodosia Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stuart Clark, 1110 Michigan avenue, and Miss Fayette Cable, daughter of Mrs. Herman D. Cable, 1742 Asbury avenue. Miss Clark just returned from Europe and she will be presented to society at a tea given by her mother on Saturday afternoon, November 23. Owing to the Cable family being in mourning Miss Cable will be presented at the same time as Miss Josephine Dole at the tea to be given by Mrs. John Newton Dole, 1104 Michigan avenue, on November 9.
Mrs. Joseph Kean, 817 Lee street, has been quite ill for four weeks.
Mrs. Neff, 1516 Central street, is entertaining friends from Racine, Wis., for a short time.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Dudley, 1403 Chicago avenue, have gone for a few days' visit to Vermillion, S. D.
Dr. and Mrs. A. V. Coffman, 2415 Harrison street, left Thursday evening for French Lick Springs, Ind.
Mrs. Grace Howard and two daughters, Miss Lucile and Miss Hazel, 205 Main street, have returned from as eastern trip.
Mr. A. Walter Morton and wife, 1225 Asbury avenue, have gone to French Lick Springs, Ind., for a couple of weeks.
Mr. William D. Allen, 1626 Hinman avenue, has gone to Hartford, Conn., for a few weeks' visit.
Miss Anna Byrne of Chicago visited her sister, Mrs. J. P. English, 1515 Greenwood boulevard, last week. She returned home Sunday.
Mr. Wellington Cobb, 1111 Maple avenue, spent a few days with his mother-in-law, Mrs. Wallace Dailey, at Batavia, Ill., this week.
Miss Amy Scoville of New York City, who has been visiting Mrs. Robert W. Campbell, 1335 Asbury avenue, for a week, has returned home.
Mrs. Frank Bradley, 1925 Orrington avenue, left Thursday for Los Angeles, Cal., to remain until Jan. 1, the guest of her son, Mr. Fred Bradley.
Mr. Albert Olsen of St. Paul, Minn., has left for New Orleans, La., after spending a few days with his sister, Mrs. O. W. Youngquist, 2318 Harrison street.
Mrs. Howard Hogle of Chicago has returned home after spending the week with Mr. Hogle's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bowman, 2306 Harrison street.
Mrs. Walter O'Connor and little daughter, Mary Theodora, have returned to their home in Denver, after spending a month with Mrs. O'Connor's mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. John McFerren, 1425 Emerson street.
Mrs. William Holabird, 1500 Oak avenue, has gone to Paris to visit her son, John Holabird, who resigned from the army to study architecture so as to become a co-worker with his father. Mr. Holabird accompanied his wife as far as New York and will return home this week.
Mrs. George W. Stahl, 1314 Church street, and daughter, Mrs. W. A. King, and children, of Wesley avenue have returned from a charming trip through Italy, Switzerland and England, going over on the "Berlin" and returning on the "Lusitania." They departed from Evanston April 1.
Mrs. Wellington Cobb, 1111 Maple avenue, was a guest at a 1 o'clock luncheon Thursday at the home of Mrs. Fred McGuire, Fullerton avenue, Chicago. Mrs. Cobb was one of eight ladies formerly of Batavia, Ill., who have come to locate in Chicago or its suburbs. Mrs. McGuire's idea is to form a "Batavia club."
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Smith, 1462 Ridge avenue, returned Wednesday evening from Saltus Point, Mass., where they have a summer home. Their daughters, the Misses Martha and Mildred are at Miss Bennett's school at Millbrook, N. Y., and Miss Janet is visiting a couple of weeks in Montreal and other Canadian cities. She will return home soon.
Dean and Mrs. John H. Wigmore, who have been traveling six weeks in England, returned to their home, 207 Lake street, the last of September. It will be interesting to the friends of Miss Marietta Chapin of the Hereford, when in Evanston, to know that she met Dean and Mrs. Wigmore at the docks in Liverpool and was with them all the time they were there. Miss Chaplin has toured the past year through Holland and Belgium and is now in Paris, France.
Mr. Henry Vick and family have moved from 714 Foster street to 1020 Dempster street.
Mrs. Samuel M. Fegtly, 2806 Thayer street, has been elected vice-president of the northern district Home Missionary department of the Methodist church.
Miss Nora Hildahl of Okauchee, Wis., is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Florence Taylor and cousin, Miss Eva Taylor, 1731 Orrington avenue.
Mrs. George W. Randle of Centerville, Ia., has arrived for a three weeks' visit with Mrs. Randle's brother, Mr. Hemmerle B. Williams, 1940 Sheridan road.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Williams of Centerville, Ia., has arrived for a three weeks' vsit with their son, Mt. Hemmerle B. Williams and family, 1940 Sheridan road.
Mr. Carl B. Swain, 1818 Hinman avenue, is in New York on a business trip. Mrs. Swain and daughter, Mary Elizabeth , go next week to French Lick Springs, Ind., for a ten days' outing.
Mrs. Edward F. Fitch and little daughter, sally, left Wednesday to visit Mr. Fitch's sister at Fenton, Mich. Mr. Fitch will join them Sunday and they will return home together Monday.
Mrs. E. R. Hurlbut, 1025 Forest avenue, has the pleasure of entertaining her mother, Mrs. N. G. Kirk, and sister, Mrs. James W. Gill of Steubenville, Ohio, who arrived yesterday to make a visit with Mrs. Hurlbut.
Miss Ethel Kirkman, Ridge avenue and Lake street, was hostess Thursday at a 1 o'clock luncheon in honor of Miss Frances Thompson, daughter of Judge Thompson of Danville, Ill., who is her guest for two weeks.
Rev. and Mrs. Frank O. Beck will live at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fegtly, 2306 Thayer street, while their new home is being completed. Rev. Beck has just been appointed the postor [sic.] of the Covenant M. E. church.
Mrs. George Hess, mother of Mrs. Charles E. Pope, 627 Library street, and Mrs. James Petrie, Mrs. Pope's sister, 623 Cook street, left Wednesday to visit another sister, Mrs. Winthrop Ingersoll, at Chestertown, Md., where they will spend a month.
The young ladies' gymnastic classes of the northern end of town held their first meeting, Monday, Oct. 7. The junior class, which consists of boys and girls from 8 to 12 years of age, is not entirely filled up. Any persons who would care to join, report to Mrs. Mabie, 2410 Harrison street, before next Monday, as it is well to start the lessons from the beginning. The young ladies' afternoon class, which meets from 4:30 to 6 o'clock, also is not full. Will all the girls wishing to enter this class report to Mrs. E. E. Betts, 2219 Central street. Terms are $3.50 for twenty-four lessons. Miss Lydia Leichsenring is the physical directress.
A great painting from Europe will be on exhibition in Evanston during the first week in November. The artist who will lecture each afternoon and evening was a pupil of Gerome of Paris. Mr. W. H. Leavitt spent five years in the making of this picture, which he has exhibited in the various art venders of Europe. He recently completed a tour of England, Ireland and Scotland, where press notices say "he was heartily received and his work praised on every hand." The painting was unveiled by the lord mayor of Belfast, Sir Robert Anderson, who spoke in the highest terms of Mr. Leavitt as a lecturer and as an artist. persons who have made a study of all the great paintings of "The Last Supper" pronounce this to be the most satisfying of them all. The value of the painting is $100,000. The size of the canvas is fifteen by twenty-two and one-half feet.
Mr. Gormley, 2537 Ashland avenue, has returned to business after a month's vacation.
Mr. Theodore Chaffee, 2501 Harrison street, is visiting in Louisville, Ky., for a short time.
Mr. Arthur Croxson, 2341 Pioneer road, has returned from a trip east, the main stopping place being New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Lennen, 1221 Greenleaf street, announce the arrival of a little daughter, now a month old.
Mrs. George Knox has returned to her home in Oklahoma after a three months' visit with her sister, Mrs. Richard Harvey.
Mr. Aronson, 2525 Ashland avenue, has purchased a lot on Park place and McDaniel street, where he will erect a fine residence in the near future.
Mr. Leslie C. Gray of Kansas City, Mo., has returned home after spending several days visiting with Mr. and Mrs. John C. Harding, 2575 Pioneer road.
Mr. Clarence C. Travis and family, who spent the summer at their cottage at Buena Park, Fox Lake, Ill., have returned to their home, 1123 Asbury avenue.
Miss Emma Le Monte, formerly of Evanston, now of Chicago, is visiting her mother at Saugatuck, Mich.
Miss Isabel Kidder Grant, who has been spending the summer with her brother, Mr. warren E. Kidder, 2307 Harrison street, will return the first of next week to her home in New Orleans, La.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Cother, 427 Sherman avenue, are spending a few weeks with Mrs. Cother's father, Dr. Finley Ellingwood of 2219 Central street. Mrs. Ellingwood is visiting her sons in Pasadena, Cal.
Mr. and Mrs. John Burchmore and son, Robert, left Monday for their home in Washington, D. C., after spending the summer with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Y. Norris, 2407 Harrison street.
Mr. Albert Olsen of St. Paul, Minn., is spending a short time with his mother, Mrs. Olsen, and his sister, Mrs. O. W. Youngquist, 2318 Harrison street. From here Mr. Olsen will leave for New Orleans, La.
Mrs. C. H. Wehrstedt, 2603 Sheridan road, was the hostess last week to her nieces, Mrs. Fehrman, wife of Mayor Fehrman of Elgin, Ill., and Mrs. Rosa Heideman of Elgin. Mrs. Fehrman and Mrs. Heideman are twin sisters, were married the same day and have always lived in Elgin. They came to Chicago to attend the Eastern Star celebrations last week, of which order Mrs. Fehrman is associate matron of their home lodge.
The Progressive party have opened a store in the Camera Shop, 614 Davis street, where may be found literature advocating the principles of the party. The woman;s department is represented there with the following ladies in charge, beginning today: Mrs. Shedd, 8:30 to 10 a. m.; Mrs. R. E. Starkweather, 10 to 12; Mrs. Shedd, 12 to 4; Mrs. Ickes, 4 to 6. Thursday, Mrs. Hurlbut, 8:30 to 12; Mrs. Ickes, 12 to 1; Miss Webster, 1 to 6. Friday, Mrs. Royce Armstrong, 8:30 to 12; Mrs. Dwight Clark, 1 to 6. Saturday, Mrs. Jenks, 8:30 a. m. to 6 p. m. The store will open at 8:30 a. m. and close at 6 except Saturday night it closes at 8 p. m.
Wednesday noon at the home of the bride's parents, Justice and Mrs. Charles Voight, 1524 Dempster street, at a pretty home wedding occurred the marriage of Miss Sophia Anna Voight to Mr. Christian George Mueller of Collinsville, Ill., son of Mrs. Nona Mueller. The bride's sister, Miss Adelheid Dorothy Voight, attended her as maid of honor. The groom's brother, Mr. Henry C. Mueller, was best man. The bride's brother, carl Voight, played the wedding march. Rev. William Suhr, her cousin, of Highland Park, pronounced the ceremony. The fair bride was fairer still in her robe of embroidered white French voile, her veil of tulle caught with the spray of orange blossoms her mother had worn thirty years before. Her bouquet was of yellow tea roses and lilies of the valley. Her maid of honor wore white lingerie trimmed with Irish lace and carried white flowers. After a sumptuous wedding dinner to a small company of relatives Mr. and Mrs. Mueller left for Niagara Falls and will be at home after Nov. 15 at Collinsville, Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Harrison have returned from a month's visit to the west.
G. L. McKinnie, 1324 Oak avenue, left for French Lick Springs Friday. He will be gone two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Thackwell, 816 Main street, have returned from Boston and New York, where they spent a vacation.
Mrs. Belding, who has lived in Mrs. F. B. McMullen's home, 408 Greenwood boulevard, this summer, has gone back to Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell Hoyt, 1575 Ashland avenue, have just returned from a five weeks' business trip to their ranch near Sacramento, Cal.
Mrs. Conger of Clinton, Iowa, who came to visit her daughter, Miss Sylvia Conger, organist of the First Congregational church, was taken ill while here. She has returned to her home.
Mrs. Amelia Francis of Ackley, Ia., who has been the guest of her son and family, William Francis, 1502 Davis street, since May, returned to her home in Iowa Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Kent Shaffer of Denver, Colo., who have been visiting Mr. Shaffer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Shaffer, 1704 Judson avenue, have left for their western home.
Mrs. C. H. Hoyt of Wallace, Idaho, and Miss Margaret Slawson of Spokane, Wash., who have been the guests of Mrs. H. B. Hunter, 1119 Judson avenue, have left for home.
Rev. and Mrs. Frederick G. Simpson are occupying an apartment at 915 Forest avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Wheeler, 221 Dempster street, are at home after an extended eastern trip.
Mr. Arthur McArthur of Moline, Ill., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. berry, 1509 Emerson street.
Miss Sue Newell of Boston, Mass., will reside with her sister, Mrs. S. W. White, 320 Mains street, this winter.
Mrs. J. W. McAlpin of Mobile, Ala., who has been stopping at the Avenue House for the past three weeks, returned south Friday.
Mrs. John E. Wilder's mother, Madame Hurlbut, left Friday for Colorado Springs, Colo., where she will remain until after Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Peck, 2724 Woodbine avenue, are in Alden, Ia., called there by the sudden death of Mr. Peck's sister, Mrs. A. E. Taylor.
Mr. C. C. Linthicum and family, 1315 Forest avenue, will close their home for the winter and occupy a furnished apartment at 45 Cedar street, Chicago.
Little Bobby Ross, 1572 Ridge avenue, celebrated his 9th birthday Wednesday. He had a few of his friends to dinner and they had a nice time.
Mr. and Mrs. George D. Corson and Mrs. A. V. Burgen of Denver, Colo., spent a few days with Mrs. Albert L. Jenks, Mr. Corson's sister, 814 Colfax street.
After being away from Evanston several years Mrs. Grace King Haviland and her son Mr. Willis Bradley Haviland, will reside for the winter at 1414 Hinman avenue.
Mr. J. F. Stewart and his mother, mrs. J. W. Stewart, 2121 Central street, and his daughter, Miss Marion, have gone to Daytona, Fla., for the winter, Mrs. Stewart having preceded them two weeks ago.
Mrs. W. G. Sherer, 519 Grove street, is in Kendallcille, Ind., the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Theodore Redington.
The Home Missionary society of the Woman's association of the Covenant M. E. church will hold their first meeting of the year at the home of Mrs. Samuel M. Fegtly, 3306 Thayer street. Mrs. C. W. Poorman of Oak Park will speak on "Mormonism."
Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic church Miss Emma Baron, was married to Mr. John Fruetz of Rose Hill, Rev. Father Thomas Egan performing the ceremony. The bride was attended by Miss Marie Fruetz, sister of the groom. Mr. Fred Baron, the bride's brother, was best man. A reception to about forty guests followed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents, 716 Austin street. Mr. and Mrs. Fruetz are at home to their friends at 1744 N. Clark street, Rogers Park.
A charming home wedding occurred Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred G. Francisco, 1502 Elmwood avenue, when Miss Agnes Mae Francisco was united in marriage to Mr. John B. McCarthy of Evanston, Rev. J. Madison Stifler, pastor of the First Baptist church, performing the ceremony. Miss Jean Francisco was her sister's maid of honor and the groom's brother, Mr. James McCarthy of Chicago was best man. The bride was gowned in blue silk messaline, self-trimmed and carried bride's roses. Her maid of honor wore silk pearl grey messaline trimmed with pink and carried pink roses. A wedding dinner followed the ceremony after which Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy went to their newly furnished flat at 1607 Maple avenue.
A very charming wedding took place Saturday evening, oct. 5, at 8:30 o'clock, at 1112 Cleveland street, when Miss Harriet Edith Lowrie and Mr. G. W. Doerr were united in marriage. Dr. A. S. C. Clarke officiated. Miss Elizabeth Daily from Chicago acted as maid of honor and Mr. Robert Milne served as best man. The bride wore a marquisette lace robe over satin trimmed with crystal trimming and carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley. The maid of honor wore a crepe de chene gown over white satin, trimmed with silk mulle and crystal trimming and carried pink bridal roses. A very elaborate reception followed, at which sixty guests were present. The house was decorated in palms and bridal roses. Among the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Goodnow of Joliet, Mrs. Lindaman and daughter of New York and Mrs. Inman of Canada. The wedding march was played by Miss Catherine Miller, and music during the evening furnished by Mr. E. R. Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. Doerr have gone on an extended trip to Niagara, and will be at home November 1.

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What People Are Doing in Evanston