Mr. C. E. Cromer of Foster street has returned from a visit to Van Wert, Ohio.
Harold Hinderman of 651 Hinman avenue is visiting in Racine for New Year's.
Mrs. G. H. Kelly of 1203 Elmwood avenue has returned from a visit to Clinton, Iowa.
Miss Ruth Mitchell, 2203 Central street, is spending a few days in southern Illinois.
Mr. O. W. Pearson of Foster street has returned from spending the weekend at Lagoda, Ind.
Miss Gladys Jackson, 838 Michigan avenue, is spending a two weeks' vacation in Rensselaer, Indiana.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jay and daughter, Mildred, 2525 Hartzell street, have returned from New Castle, Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. Lancelot Turner are visiting Mrs. Turner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Gaynor of 536 Linden ave.
Mr. Robert Smith of Davenport, Iowa, spent the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton M. Smith, 2106 Central St.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams and family of Martinsville, Indiana, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Richards, 2527 Harrison St.
Mr. Paul Johnson of 2103 Harrison St. has returned to Indianapolis, Ind., after spending the holidays with his mother and sister.
Mrs. Warren E. Norris and two children, Frances and Marion, of Aurora, Ill., are spending a few days with Mr. F. Y. Norris, 2407 Harrison St.
Mrs. Charles Gardner, who has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Peter Bassoe, 2207 Colfax street, has left for her home in Los Angeles, Cal.
Mrs. James R. Paul and sister, Miss Blanche Lowry, 2227 Harrison street, left last week to spend the holidays with their mother, Mrs. I. N. Lowry, of Milwaukee, Wis.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Aronson announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Charlotte, to Mr. J. Leonard Shotwell, son of Mrs. Ida Shotwell of 630 University place.
The regular business meeting of the Woman's association of Covenant M. E. Church has been postponed from this Wednesday to the following Wednesday on account of the New Year's celebrations.
Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Mott and children, who have been spending the week as guests of Mrs. Mott's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bowman, 2308 Harrison Street, have returned to their home in Rockford, Ill.
Members of the local chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity have returned from spending Christmas at their respective homes and are taking in their biennial convention which opened this morning in Chicago at the La Salle Hotel.
The Epowrth league of the Covenant M. E. Church will hold a "stunt social" Friday evening in the church parlors. A great many things have been planned by the social committee, and a good time is surely to be had. The public is invited, and especially is the invitation extended to the older people of the church.
Invitations have been issued by Mr. and Mrs. John Newton Doyle for the marriage of their daughter, Julia Linore and Mr. Warner Green Baird of Chicago on the evening of Tuesday, January 14, at 9 o'clock, at their residence, 1104 Michigan avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Baird will be at home after May 1 at 1420 Chicago avenue.
Miss Gladys Ewald had her mother, Mrs. Frank Ewald, as her matron of honor at her wedding Tuesday night, when she was married to Mr. James Robertson McKay. The bridesmaids were the Misses Adele Loehr of Carliville, Edna Dienst of Aurora, Zera Harries of Chicago and Winifred Eversz of Evanston. Mr. Kendall Bragg acted as best man, and the ushers were Messrs. Clarence J. Luther, Hobert Haviland and True Axell. The ceremony took place in the First Methodist Church. Bishop William Fraser McDowell, assisted by Dr. Timothy Prescott Frost, read the marriage service. After the service a reception to the immediate families and the members of Miss Ewald's sorority, Pi Beta Phi, followed at the residence of the bride's parents, 750 Hinman avenue.
Mr. Ralph C. Kelley, 1203 Elmwood avenue, left eysterday for a three weeks' trip to California.
Mrs. W. M. Mitchell, 2303 Harrison street, has as her guest her sister, Mrs. Leep of Jackson, Mich.
Mrs. George Smith and Miss May Smith, 2311 Chicago avenue, are spending the winter at Biloxi, Miss.
Mr. E. E. Olp, 2324 Park Place, has returned from the State Teachers' association meeting at Aurora, Ill.
Mr. Elmer Jenkins of Oakland City spent Sunday with Rev. and Mrs. Frank O. Beck, 2641 Prairie Avenue.
Miss Edna Carter of Michigan spent the weekend as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Palm and family, 2607 Prairie Ave.
Mrs. L. D. Burch, 2014 Lincoln street, has been entertaining her granddaughter, Miss Blossom Burch of Waupaca, Wis.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bessey Smith, 2324 Hartzell street, have as their guest Mrs. Smith's sister, Mrs. W. W. Glenn of Nebraska.
Miss Mary Connor, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Thomas Creigh, 872 Sheridan road, left Tuesday for St. Louis, Mo.
Mr. Percy Kidder, who has been the guest of his brother, MR. Warren E. Kidder, 2307 Harrison Street, has returned to New Orleans, La.
Miss Florence Trivess of Chicago has been spending a few days with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Trivess, 2703 Harrison street.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Norris and children of Aurora, Ill., left Monday after spending the weekend with Mr. Frank Y. Norris, 2407 Harrison street.
Prof. James A. James, who is attending a meeting of the National Historical association in New York, will return the latter part of the week.
Mr. A. B. Dale, 2327 Central street, has returned from a family reunion at Omaha, Neb., where he was the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dale.
The Misses Theodora, Esther and Marjorie Grantham and Mr. James Grantham, 2415 Hartzell street, will entertain this evening at a New Year's eve party.
The young ladies' gymnastic classes of the northern end of town will begin their classes again Monday, Jan. 6, after a two weeks' vacation, with Miss Lydia L. Leichsenring as directress.
Mr. and Mrs. Cosmer of Greencastle, Ind., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Phillips, 2738 Woodbine avenue. Mr. Cosmer is superintendent of the campus at DePauw University.
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Palmer, 1225 Hill Street, Wilmette, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leila, to Joseph W. Graf, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Graf, 1240 Gregory avenue.
Mr. Lester MacNaughton of Argyle, N.Y., who is attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison, is spending his Christmas holidays with his cousins, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Pattee, 2436 Prairie Avenue.
Dr. J. W. Mahood of Michigan spent Christmas with his family at 2329 Hartzell street. Mr. Mahood is an evangelist and writer and pleased a large audience with his lecture Sunday evening at the Covenant M.E. Church.
Mr. Louis Arns, 1121 Leonard place, left for Sioux City, Iowa, New Year's night, where he has accepted a position. A farewell party will be given him tonight. A large number of guests from the north shore will be present.
The next meeting of the Neighborhood club of Central Street school will be held the third Thursday of next month. President George S. Valentine announces that Rev. George Craig Stewart of St. Luke's Church will be the speaker and will give some of his Scotch stories and readings.
Messrs. Wren Canfield, Harry A. Ackerburg, Sidney Goltra and Crawford Warren have returned from Nashville, Tenn., where they have been attending the national convention of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The next convention, which will take place in 1914, will be held in Chicago, which won the honor after a spirited contest with Boston and San Francisco. The local delegates had much to do with winning the victory.