What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Oct 1912, p. 14

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24 Oct 1912
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Hale, Roy ; Ward, May
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    Latitude: 42.04114 Longitude: -87.69006
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Miss Eleanor Orr, daughter of Mrs. Arthur Orr, is the latest society belle to announce the date of her presentation to society. Announcements of dates and lists of those assisting at the coming out parties are beginning to come in with rapidity from the buds. Miss Orr will be presented at a tea to be given by her sister-in-law, Mrs. Arthur orr, Jr., on Thursday afternoon, November 21, at the residence of the latter, 2126 Lincoln Park place, Chicago. The hours set are from four to seven. Mrs. Orr and Miss Eleanor have not resided in Evanston in a number of years, the two spending most of their time traveling abroad. A number of her former Evanston friends and their mothers will assist in receiving on her coming out day.
Mrs. C. O. Fielding of Monroe, Mich., is visiting Mrs. Nicholas T. Kranz, 826 Monroe street.
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Dryden and daughter, Ellen Marie, 1314 Ridge avenue, are in West Baden, Ind.
Miss Theodora Chaffee, 2521 Harrison street, has returned from a month's visit in Waverly, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Linzie of Du Quoin, Ill., are visiting Miss Jennie Prentiss, 820 Hinman avenue.
R. E. Whitney, 1245 Asbury avenue, is home from attending a business convention at Atlantic City, N. J.
Mrs. Ella H. Gallup and Mrs. Stella Hunt Pickrell, 936 Hinman avenue, left Thursday for Indianapolis, Ind.
Mrs. J. S. Rowley, 1006 Foster street, is at Rockford, Ill., as a delegate to the Lavthian Sisters convention.
Miss Kathryn Rose, 2410 Park place, is staying at the Kindergarten Institute this week, where she regularly attends.
Mrs. George Betts and two sons, Franklin and Wesley, 2713 Prairie avenue, have just returned from Milwaukee.
Dr. and Mrs. George T. Banzet have given up their apartment in the Hamilton and have taken a house at 422 Greenleaf street.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Schuett and her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ghiel, 1918 Lake street, motored to Dunning Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Williams, 1940 Sheridan road, have as their guests Mr. Williams' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Williams of Centerville, Ia.
Mr. Charles H. Hart, son of Mrs. Elsa T. Hart, 2023 Orrington avenue will stop at home for two weeks. Mr. Hart is the leading tenor in "The Spring Maid."
The next meeting of the art and literature department of the Evanston Woman's club will be held Nov. 26, instead of Nov. 6. Prof. Edgar W. Burrill will lecture on the "New Realism."
The painting of Mrs. [illegible] the first president of the Woman's club, now being placed upon canvas by Mr. F. Webster in Pasadena, Cal., is about completed and will be on exhibit tomorrow in Pasadena under the auspices of seven clubs of that city. Mr. Webster expects to be home Nov. 1m and will leave immediately for Europe for a year's study abroad.
The twelfth birthday party of Miss Elizabeth Darvill, 726 Milburn street, will long be remembered as one of beauty and girlish sweetness. Saturday afternoon at her home the following mater shared with her its enjoyment: Misses Margaret Stearnes, katherine Rich, Catherine McCullough, Grace Lynch, Dorothy Pugh, Marion Youngquist, Alberta Childs, Frances Tatnall, Clara Currey and Eisle Darvill. The home was rich with autumn leaves. The decorations of the table the favors and prizes were all the work of the Gift Shop, Miss West's, and were done in pink. The designs being original and especially suitable to the occasion.
Mrs. H. G. Tate, 2713 Walnut street, gave her husband a birthday surprise party Saturday evening. The dinner table was beautiful in crimson and white. A large centerpiece of red Richmond roses took precedence. The white birthday cake on which were arranged red and white candles and red and white rosebuds, was nested on a white doily with sprays of green. The guests were Mr. Tate's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Tate, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Branch, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Orvis, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Carroll, Mrs. W. L. McKay, who accompanied herself at the piano and Mr. Seymour Wheelock of Wilmette, who was best man at the wedding of his host and hostess.
Congressman Foss was at the Evanston club Saturday night.
Dwight S. Bobb of the University club is in Akron, O., for several days.
The Evanston W. C. T. U. will meet Friday at the home of J. J. Waldron, 1708 Orrington avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Peabody, 2512 Hartzell street, have returned from a ten days' visit in Toronto, Can.
Dr. and Mrs. A. V. Coffman, 2415 Harrison street, have returned from a ten days' trip at French Lick Springs.
Mr and Mrs. Dwight H. Perkins, 2317 Lincoln street, have returned from a fishing trip in northern Michigan.
Miss Carrie Focer of Cape May, N, J, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Matthew J. MacAdams, 2410 Harrison street.
Mrs. Harvey T. Claflin of Cleveland, Ohio, is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. George R. Mansfield, 2242 Ridge avenue.
Mrs. Earnest J. Ford, West Railroad avenue and Central street, returned home Friday.
Mr. Jerry Mathis of Denver, Colo., is now at the home of his mother, Mrs. E. Mathis, 2427 Central street, ill with typhoid fever.
Miss Louise Hollister, 2106 Central street, notional organizer of the W. C. T. U., is again on the road to recovery after quite a serious illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Manchester, 1314 Asbury avenue are enjoying the pleasure of a visit from Mr. Manchester's parents from Kewanee, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. [initials illegible] Nelson, [street numbers illegible] Harrison street, [rest illegible]
There will be a meeting of the [illegible] Board of the name illegible] M. E. church Thursday evening at the home of Dr. Ellingwood, 2209 Central street.
Mr. Atkins and his sister, Miss Elsie Atkins of Canada have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Betts, 2219 Central street, for the past week.
Miss Moore of West Virginia, a former student of Northwestern University is a guest at the home of Mrs. Ida Shotwell, 630 University place.
Mrs. Harry S. Manchester, 1314 Asbury avenue, was hostess at an informal tea Wednesday afternoon in honor of Mr. Manchester's mother from Kewanee, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McNally, 1332 Chicago avenue, announce the birth of a daughter, October 13. Mrs. J. H. Hayden, her sister, of New York City, is the guest of Mrs. McNally.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Richards, 1324 Forest avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Sheridan, 310 Church street, who made a delightful auto trip to French Liek Springs, Ind., motored home last week.
Mr. Roy Hale of Shawneetown, Ill., now of Evanston this week. Mr. Hale was married a month ago to Miss May ward of Quincy, Ill., and the announcement is in the nature of surprise.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Larsen, 1723 Orrington avenue, who have been on a four months' trip to the old country, reached home Monday. They had a fine visit through Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and a splendid trip on the "Oscar II," homeward bound.
The dedication day of the Covenant Methodist Episcopal church has been set for Sunday, November 17. Beginning the seventeenth and continuing through the week, to the twenty-fourth, there will be some kind of a meeting held every evening except Saturday. Be sure to save these dates for us.
Mrs. Frederick Eglund of Peoria was the over-Sunday guest of Evanston friends.
Mrs. Harrison B. Riley, 1822 Sheridan road, returned Friday from Jamestown, N. Y.
Mrs. John Flood and daughter, Katherine, have returned from a weekend visit in Dixon, Ill.
Miss June Woods of Green hall, Chicago university, was the guest of Mrs. T. W. McGaughey last week.
Miss Mary Lord, 1328 Hinman avenue, having spent the summer in Europe, returned home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barchers and daughter, Miss Faye Barchers, of Indianapolis spent Sunday in Evanston.
Mr. Charles Leonhardt of Colwell's pharmacy visited friends and relatives in Watertown, Wis., over Sunday.
Mrs. Don Sebastian and son, 1005 Forest avenue, went to Hot Springs, Ark., Thursday and will be gone until Nov. 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mumper of Joliet, Ill., were the over Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Meyer, [address illegible]
Mr. [initials illegible] Dewey of Kansas City, Mo., after visiting his sister, Mrs. [initials illegible] Garoutte, 725 Michigan avenue, has returned home.
Mrs. C. A. Goodnow, 1627 Wesley avenue, has returned from Glenridge, N. J. where she visited her daughter, Mrs. William Shields.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Chambers, 1319 Main street, are spending a week with relatives at Carrollton, Ill., and probably will return home today.
Mr. and Mrs. John Weiland, 1516 Greenwood boulevard, spent Sunday with Mrs. Weiland's father, Mr. Theodore Kartheiser, in Aurora, Ill.
Mr. Henry Meyers and son, Donald, 321 Greenwood boulevard, are in Denver, Col., having received word of serious illness of Mrs. Meyers.
Mrs. Leeds Nelson of Toronto, Can., will spend part of the winter here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Maclear, 742 Michigan avenue.
Miss Jane White, sister of Mr. Selden F. White, 419 Greenwood boulevard, who have been studying in Europe for two years, arrived home Monday.
Mr. Wesley [letter illegible] Knox, 804 Hinman avenue, is enjoying a visit from his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Knox of Tupper Lake, New York.
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Mrs. John W. Fellows, 525 Lee street, is the guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Frederick Ewing, at Princeton, Ind. Mrs. fellow will also go to Kansas City, Mo., and Cleveland, O., before returning home.
[first word illegible] John O'Connell and William Stricher of Chicago, in company with Miss Bertha Voelke [last letter illegible, r or n], 803 Grove street, visited Miss Alice Bodell in Wilmette Sunday in the evening, the quartet toasted marshmallows by a bonfire on the beach.
Mrs. Clara Earhart of Chrisman, Ill., who accompanied her daughter, Miss Ruth, to Evanston and placed her in Northwestern university, left Monday for Chrisman for a month's stay, after which she will return and reside with her daughter at 630 University place.
Mrs. J. D. Kline, 2021 Harrison street, entertained a luncheon Friday afternoon. The table was prettily decorated with ornaments pertaining to Halloween. The luncheon was followed by a game of bridge. Those present were Mrs. Matthew J. MacAdams, Mrs. Ackerman, Mrs. H. A. Apps, Mrs. Braunhold, Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Neal, Mrs. Bell and also Mrs. Neilson of South Evanston.
The new members of the faculty of Garrett Biblical institute are the Rev. John Jacob Rapp, A. B., B. D., formerly instructor in Greek and Hebrew, now assistant professor of Old Testament interpretation. Rev. William David Schermerhorn, D. D., as assistant professor of New Testament interpretation and Rev. Merrill Jacob Holmes, A. M. B. D., as instructor in English and philosophy; also the Rev. Samuel G. Ayres as assistant librarian, who comes from Drew Theological seminary.
Miss Dorothy Kearney entertained her friends with a delightful informal dance at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Kearney. "Winniewoods," 2610 Lincoln street, on the occasion of her eighteenth birthday.
There is still plenty of room for a number of girls in the Girls' Afternoon Gymnastics class, held in the assembly hall of the Central street school at 4:30 o'clock every Monday afternoon. Terms are $3.50 for twenty-four lessons.
The Brotherhood and the ladies' Aid of Wheadon Methodist Episcopal church gave the church a fall cleaning last week and it is now spic and span, clean as a new pin. Tonight the congregation gives a reception to their returned pastor and his wife at 8 o'clock at the church, to which all are most cordially invited.
Lysle Braasch, 521 Main street, entertained a number of his high school friends Friday at his home. Games were played, candy was pulled and everyone had a good time. The following participated in the fun: Alicia Tyrrell, Beryl Olsen, Bessie Dart, Esther Dart, Bryant Tyrrell, Howard Akin, Iver Wallin and Edward Cooley.
Mr. and Mrs. Kearney, Miss Kearney, and her two sisters, Misses Pauline and Mildred, have recently returned from panama, where they enjoyed a protracted visit. Miss Kearney is a last year graduate from the Evanston academy, having previously studied at the University School for Girls, lake Shore drive, Chicago. The family has recently built their charming home in Evanston.
The minstrel given at the Auditorium last evening by the Young Men's club of Evanston was a pleasing success. This is the fourth annual performance given by them and no preceding one rivaled this. There was a cast of thirty-three able young "Africans." After the play the floor was cleared and dancing was indulged in until midnight. There was a large and enthusiastic audience.

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What People Are Doing in Evanston