Miss Ruth Carter, [illegible] University place, is visiting in Wheaton, Illinois.
Miss Edna Betts, 2219 Central street, spent New Year's with friends in Milwaukee, Wis.
Mr. Martin Warner, 2718 Harrison street, has returned from a trip through the west.
Miss Gwendolyn Farmer of Willard Hall is spending the holidays visiting in Vandalia, Ill.
Mrs. Edward Stanford, 2411 Lincoln street, is entertaining her sister, Miss Nellie Olson of Minnesota.
Mrs. W. E. Paddock and Miss Helen Paddock of 1830 Sheridan road are spending the holidays in Montreal, Canada.
A dancing club, composed of about twenty couples, gave a dancing party New Year's eve at St. Matthew's parish house.
Dr. Walter A. Leonard, 811, Clark street, has returned from Dubuque, Iowa, after spending the holidays with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Reading, 2541 Dewey avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. Gustafson, 2639 Dewey avenue, are visiting in Calendar, Iowa.
The Misses Pauline and Ruth Balluff, 2115 Harrison street, entertained a few of their friends at a card party Tuesday evening.
Friends of Mrs. A. A. Cother, 427 Sherman avenue, will be glad to learn that she is recovering from a serious illness at St. Frances' hospital.
Mrs. K. E. Kellenburger, 2003 Lincoln street, returned home this week from Dayton, Indiana, where she was the guest of her mother, Mrs. S. S. Sharp.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams and family of Martinsville, Ind., left Thursday, Jan. 2, after spending the holidays
with Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Richards, 2527 Harrison street.
Dr. WIlliam Walter and son, Lorenzo, 1507 Hinman avenue, have gone to Battle Creek, where they are registere as guests of the Battle Creek sanitarium.
Mr. Maurice Leigh, a baritone singer, a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Music and a great concert soloist, sang in the morning services of the Covenant M. E. Church.
Mrs. Schmepper and daughter, Kathryn of Huron, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Waite and daughter, Berniece, of Chicago, and Miss Katherine Waite of Waukeshaw, Wis., were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Youngquist, 2318 Harrison street, over New Year's.
The North End Dancing Club held a dance at St. Luke's parish house, Friday evening, Jan. 3. Mrs. C. M. Fairchild, 2700 Lincoln street; Mrs. A. V. Coffman, 2415 Harrison street; Mrs. H. E. Dwight, 641 Hinman avenue, and Mrs. C. A. Bush, 2310 Harrison street, are on the serving committee.
The Epworth league of the Covenant M. E. Church has been having a six week's contest for new members. The league was divided as the "Ants" and the "Bees," under the leadership of Miss Edith Mathis and Miss Matilda Wittbold, with the understanding that the side receiving the most new members would be entertained by the other. Thirty-three new members have been obtained, with the "Ants" in the lead. At a meeting of the "Bees" the time set fo the banquet was Jan. 17.
The Misses Theodora, Esther and Marjorie Grantham and Mr. James Grantham, 2415 Hartzell street, entertained a number of friends at a party New Year's eve. During the first of the evening progressive games were played. After light refreshments had been served, dancing was enjoyed. At midnight the party paraded around the block, led by two tenor horns and a cornet, with dishpans and other similar instruments filling in. The guest were: Misses Frances Vandercook, Matilda Wittbold, Helen Snyder, Jane Rose, Bertha Moore, Mary Palm, Ethel Stadler, Kathryn Rose, Vendla Johnson, Beryl Faulkner, Edith Mathis, Esther Moore and Ruth Risley, and Messrs. Lloyd Ellingwood, Milton Palm, Elvyn MacRae, Earl Mahood, Earl Norris, Herman Hoff, George Wittbold, Everett Ellingwood, Warren Ryerson, Harold Bennett, Cyrus Williams, Edward Vandercook and Paul Faulkner.
Mr. Frank O'Neill of Chicago has rented an apartment att 2048 Sherman avenue.
Mr. Paul Ellsworth Faulkner, 2429 Central street spent New Year's in Blue Island, Illinois.
Mr. J. S. Willmarth of South America has taken an apartment at 726 Washington street.
Mr. Earnest V. Hoagland and family of Cleveland, Ohio, have moved into the Judson apartments.
Mrs. J. O. Bradley of Belmont, N.Y. is the guest of Mrs. George S. Valentine for a short time.
Mrs. Frederick Webster, from the west, is the guest of Mrs. George C. Clark, 1423 Chicago avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Apps, 2315 Harrison street, have as their guests Mrs. Apps' aunt and cousin, Mrs. La Chapelle and Miss Vivian La Chapelle of Waukegan.
The Epworth league of the Covenant M. E. Church will give a social Friday evening in the church parlors. The public is cordially invited, old as well as young.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whitehead, 2315 Park place, entertained New year's eve. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Peabody, Rev. and Mrs. Frank O. Beck, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Jay were among those present.
Registered at the Avenue house: Charles Morray, Evanston, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Coffin, Miss Coffin, Evanston, Ill.; Mr. C. P. Fisk, Chicago; Richard R. Montgomery, Evanston; J. H. Coyle, Chicago; William Davy, Elgin, Ill.; A. L. Lawrence, Chicago, Ill.; F. S. Lotker, Oshkosh, Wis.
The Pentalpha chapter, O. E. S., will hold a public installation of officers at Masonic hall, Jan. 2. The retiring matron is Mrs. Gertrude G. Ryden; the retiring patron is Otto Rabe. The incoming matron is Emma Rabe; the incoming patron is Mrs. Henry V. Sommers. This will be followed by a dance.
A large New Year's eve wedding took place at 8 o'clock at the First Methodist church when Miss Gladys Ewald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Ewald was married to James Robertson McKay. The ceremony was performed by Bishop William Fraser McDowell, assisted by Dr. Timothy P. Frost, pastor of the church. The bride's mother was matron of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Winifred Eversz, Miss Adele Loehr of Carlinville, Miss Vera Harries of Chicago and Miss Edna Dienst of Aurora. Kendall Bragg of Evanston, a member of Sigma Nu, the bridegroom's fraternity, was best man. The ushers were Hobert Haviland, Clarence J. Luther and True Axtell. After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents, 750 Hinman avenue, for the members of the immediate families and for the members of the bride's sorority, Pi Beta Phi. Mr. and Mrs. McKay will be at home in Richmond, Va., after Feb. 1.
At the north end department of the Y.M.C.A. New Year's night two games were the evening's features. In the preliminary game the Spuds won from the Poodles by a score of 44 to 38. In the second game the North End Seniors played the Hamlin Park Monarchs, winning from them in a score of 26 to 18. The fastness of the North End Seniors kept up a winning streak, and added to their list of undisputed victories this game also. The Hamlin Park game was fast and hotly contested, roughness being evident at times. The features of the game were the goal throwing by E. Ellingwood, the extreme defensive taken by A. Hellstrom, also his aggressiveness. Valentine played an excellent defensive game. OF the visitors the features were made chiefly by Van and Sullivan. The lineup was as follows: North Ends--C. Ellingwood, forward; A. Hellstrom, forward; E. Hellstrom, center; M. Palm, guard; Valentine, guard. Hamlin Parks--Ayers, forward; Spretz, forward; Luerings, center; Van, guard; Sullivan, guard. North Ends--C. Ellingwood, 5 fields, 4 foul balls; E. Hellstrom, 3 fields; Valentine, 3 fields. Hamlin Parks--Ayers, 2 fields, 4 fouls; Sullivan, 2 fields; Luerings, 2 fields. The next game will be played Saturday evening, when the Students will play the Armour Square Juniors.
Mr. Charles E. Battles and family have taken an apartment in the Judson.
Mr. William Hard of Maple avenue is on an extended business trip through the south on special literary work for the Delineator.
Mr. Robert E. Sherer, 519 Grove street, left for Dartmouth college New Year's morning, after spending his Christmas vacation in Evanston.
Capt. and Mrs. Robert Evan Wyllie and little daughter of Fort Screven, Savannah, Ga., were the guests of Mrs. Charles J. Roberts, 2444 Hartray avenue, over New Year's.
The Neighborhood Dancing Club, in charge of Mr. Frank Miller Roesing, 2457 Pioneer road, will hold its fourth dance of a series at St. Matthews' parish house Monday evening, Jan. 20.
Mrs. Ernest G. Yates is visiting at the home of Mrs. Nelson J. Bennett, 1418 Judson avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Yates have been in the west during the past year, and he is now on his way to Berlin, Germany.
Mrs. George C. Clark, 1423 Chicago avenue, entertained at a party New Year's eve in honor of her guest, Mrs. Webster. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ruttan
and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McCallum.
Miss Emma Hahn, 1000 Foster street, who returned from a six months' tour of Europe in December, left for California on Monday, to go from there to Honolulu. Miss Hahn is a sister of Mrs. Charles Linster.
Registered at the Avenue house: Ole Larson, Edmonton; Raymond Waite, Chicago; M.C. Hintz, Milwaukee, Wis.; Henry E. Brown, Wilmette, Ill.; Mary B. Hubbard, Glasgow, Mo.; D. F. MacDonald, Culebra, Canal Zone.
Principal and Mrs. Nathan Wilbur Helm on Wednesday, Jan. 1, entertained those Academy students who were not able to go home for the vacation. Principal Helm has accepted an invitation to read a paper on "The Proplems of Secondary Schools" at the Methodist Educational association, in Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 15.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hotchkiss, 1639 Orrington avenue, and Miss Mindwell McGowan, 1731 Orrington avenue, received word of the death on Christmas day of their brother, Mr. Charles R. B. McGowan of Modesto, California., at the home of his sister, Mrs. James H. Rhodes, in Oakland, Cal. Mr. McGowan leaves a widow, two sons, two brothers and four sisters.
Miss Inabel Branch, 2101 Harrison street, entertained a number of her friends at a party the afternoon of Jan. 2. Many games were played and first prizes were awarded to Nanine Watt and Elizabeth Risley. Those present were Mary Valentine, Mildred Jay, Nanine Watt, Mildred Bocach, Josephine Balluff, Elizabeth Risley, Marguerite Gradler, Margaret Mohr, Edna Wallace, Dorothy Rose and Etha Peabody.
The next meeting of the Ladies' association of the First Presbyterian church will be held in the church parlors on Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, at 10 o'clock. The ladies of the Second Presbyterian Church have extended an invitation to First church association to attend a luncheon in their church parlors on Jan. 15. Those who will be able to accept this invitation kindly notify Mrs. Robert Gault at the next meeting or by telephoning 1105.
The Pentalpha chapter, O.E.S. [Order Eastern Star] , held a public installation of officers at Masonic hall on Jan. 2. Mrs. Amalia Huel, worthy grand matron, Mrs. May Bromley Milroy, grand marshal, and Mrs. Vivian Scott, grand chaplain, were the installing officers. The officers installed were as follows: Mrs. Emma Rabe, worthy matron; Mr. Henry D. Summers, worthy patron; Mrs. Dora Erickson, associate matron; Mrs. Lillian F. Williams, secretary; Miss Millie Kropp, treasurer; Miss Esther Haagensen, Conductress; Mrs. Albirdie I. Funk, associate conductress; Miss Lillian Butow, Adah; Mrs. Susan Melinger, Ruth; Miss Helen Beake, Esther; Mrs. Caroline Hess, Martha; Mrs. Rosa Wehrstedt, Electa; Mrs. Ida Fancher, warder; Mr. D. G. Robertson, sentinel; Mrs. Anna Hebblethwaite, chaplain; Mrs. Minnie Betts, marshal; Mrs. Harriet Rollert, organist. After the installation of the officers Mrs. Gertrude G. Ryden, past matron, and Mr. Otto G. Rabe, past patron, were presented with past matron and patron jewels. Following this a short musical program was given, followed by dancing.
Mr. Clifford Smith left Saturday for a six months trip through the west.
Miss Edna Jones, 839 Sherman avenue, left Sunday for Minneapolis, Minn.
Miss Isabel Hardle, 911, Hinman avenue, left Monday for Albion, Michigan.
The German club met Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. F. W. Nichols 839 Judson avenue.
Mrs. Walter Primley, 903 Forest avenue, has as her guest Miss Helen Otis of Barrington, Ill.
Miss Helen McMurchy, 1202 Main street, left Sunday for St. Angeles college at Morris, Ill.
Mr. J.P. O'Connor, 822 Seward avenue, is spending a few weeks at Excelsior Springs, Ark.
The directors of the Visitation Alumnae association met Monday at Theobolds' at 2 o'clock.
Miss Louise Ross of the Avenue House returned Saturday to Galva, Ill., where she is teaching school.
Miss Yvonne Tomes, 930 Michigan avenue, has returned after spending the Christmas holidays in New York.
Mrs. William S. Lord of the Greenwood Inn and her mother, Mrs. Rowland, are visiting in St. Augustine, Florida.
The Ladies Aid society of the First Methodist church met Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the church parlors.s
Mrs. J. Mitchell Hoyt, 1575 Ashland avenue, has returned from a weeks' visit to her mother, Mrs. Margaret Patten at Appleton, Wis.
The Woman's association of the Covenant M.E. Church held their monthly business meeting Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
The 1912 class of Northwestern University are holding their annual reunion at the home of Miss Esther Watt, 1930 Sheridan road.
Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Wheeler, 834 Madison street, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lillian, to Frank J. Dunn of Providence.