What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Oct 1912, p. 14

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31 Oct 1912
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Stewart, George Forbes ; Aalye, Lew H. ; Berry, Elva ; Johnson, Jennie ; Nord, David ; French, Thora Elizabeth ; Bruce, Marcia Rolfe ; Winter, E. Ruthven
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    Latitude: 42.04114 Longitude: -87.69006
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Evanstonians interested in the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society will have an opportunity the first week to help these little wards of the state. On next Monday the regular monthly meeting of the North Shore Advisory board of the home will occur. At this time the annual donation of provisions and laundry supplies will be received. The Advisory board is composed of public-spirited and philanthropical women residing in all the north shore towns. Though the home is run under the supervision of the state, it is to these women the credit belongs for the fine institution that has been erected here for these little unfortunates. It is hoped that the offering Monday will be a generous one.
Mr. Carl Suhr of A. S. Van Deusen's grocery is quite ill.
Mrs. James Currey of Bennett avenue entertained at luncheon Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Frank Hayes, 1824 Hinman avenue, left Thursday for Fremont, Neb., for a short visit.
The Oak Leaf circle met Thursday evening at the home of Miss Adelaide Harvey, 2527 Thayer street.
Mrs. Van Pettan of Kankakee, Ill., is visiting her son, Mr. Harry S. Van Pettan, 2323 Harrison street.
Miss Anna Helen Smith, 1910 Asbury avenue, left Tuesday for Los Angeles, Cal., where she will reside.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yerkes, 1309 Ridge avenue, are home having spent a week at French Lick Springs, Ind.
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Crosby of Duluth, Minn., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Armour, 1608 Ridge avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. James K. Baker, 1240 Forest avenue, left Thursday for Louisville, Ky., and will be back Monday morning.
Misses Nora Scanlan and Miss Helen Gaffe of Highland park, are spending Hallowe'en [Halloween] week with Mrs. Matthew Beatman, 734 Oakton street.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Pitts and children, 731 Oakton street, just returned from Springfield, Ill., where they visited Mr. Pitts' brother, Mr. George Pitts, for a week.
Mrs. Woolworth and son, Curtis, 2030 Harrison street, will return saturday from Omaha, Neb., where they spent two weeks as the guests of Mrs. Woolworth's mother, Mrs. Curtis.
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Patterson, who have been occupying the James K. Armsby home, 1333 Maple avenue, during the Armsby's stay in California, will move to 1719 Ridge avenue.
Friends of Rev. and Mrs. Horace Blake Williams, formerly of 2226 Central street, now of Concord, N. H., have heard from them and find they are very comfortably situated at their new residence.
Mrs. T. T. Johnston, 1716 Sherman avenue, is contemplating going to Toronto, Canada, to witness her son's opening performance of "Miss Princess," November 4. He is expected here the eleventh.
Mrs. J. K. Armsby of Marion county, Cal., was the guest of her brother, Dr. Frank C. Dakin, 1134 Hinman avenue, Wednesday night. Saturday Mrs. Armsby will take possession of her home, 1333 Maple avenue.
Mr. Edgar Schmidt, 1020 Warren Street, who was married two weeks ago, had the misfortune to break his leg Thursday while wrestling. He is an employe [sic.] of the Mears-Slayton Lumber company. He was removed to St. Francis hospital where an X-ray was taken and the limb set.
Mrs. Thomas Currey, Central street and Bennett avenue, entertained a number of friends at a surprise party for her mother, Mrs. D. C. Hall, 2512 Hartzell street, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Hall has been ill during the past winter and spring but is now convalescing and is planning a trip south for the coming winter.
An interesting Christening took place last Sunday at St. Mark's Episcopal church. The eight months old son of Mr. nad Mrs. Duane Saxon Albery, nee Frances R. Huxtable, of Crystal Lake, Ill', formerly of Evanston, was given the name of Duane Huxtable Albery. Rev. Harry S. Longley officiated. There were present at the christening out-of-town guests, Miss Beatrice Norris of Crystal Lake, Miss Elsie Davis of Elmghurst, Messgrs. Osborne of Columbus, Ohio, Beatty Stevens, Herman Albery and Robert Immell of Chicago. The christening took place during the morning service.
Mrs. J. S. barker and daughter, Elise, 1414 Hinman avenue, left Friday for Toledo, O.
Mr. Marshall Palm, 2607 Prairie avenue, has returned from a two weeks' hunting trip in northern Wisconsin.
Mr. and Mrs. William Deering, 408 Church street, left Tuesday afternoon in Mr. Deering's private car for their winter's residence at Cocoanut [sic.] Grove, Florida.
The Parents' and Teachers' association of Lincoln school will hold an "open house" at the school on election night, Tuesday, November 5. A private wire has been secured, and the election returns given there. Admission will be 10 cents, and music and refreshments will be had. The public is cordially invited.
Geo. W. Hotchkiss returned Wednesday from his trip to Panama, Kingston, Jamaica, San Jose, Costa Rica and Santiago, Cuba, in greatly improved health. he was in a serious wreck on Tuesday night when nearing Buffalo on the Lehigh railroad, in which the engine and four cars were practically destroyed while fortunately no lives were lost although the passengers were shaken all over the floor of the chair cars.
The Young People's society of the First Baptist church has announced a hard time social for Saturday evening, November 2. The announcement reads "All young people of the church and Sunday school are invited, and a special invitation being extended to the students and their friends." All those attending must appear in hard time costumes. Competent judges will decide who is costumed the most suitable for the occasion.
The new sanctuary windows for the Lady Chapel of St. Luke's church arrived this week from the Willet studios in Pittsburgh and are now being placed in the band of five windows over hte reredos. Drawn from designs evolved by the rector the twenty groups (four to each window) portray in Biblical scenes the Five Joyful Mysteries, via, the Annunciation, the Visitation, the Holy Nativity, the Divine Youth in the Temple.
Wheadon Methodist Episcopal church gave a delightful reception Thursday to their pastor and wife, Rev. and Mrs. Albert L. Fisher, who enter upon their third year of service. There was a large assembly present. Rev J. Clayton Youkers, pastor of the Methodist church at Lake Bluff, gave a fine address. Dr. W. A. Thomas, superintendent of the Sunday school, was at his best in words of welcome. Mrs. W. F. Goltz on behalf of the Ladies Aid society, Mr. W. F. Goltz, president of the Brotherhood, J. G. Dickinson, former president of the Epworth League and Mrs. Churches, a charter member of the church, all gave delightful talks. Mrs. Fisher was presented with a dozen beautiful American Beauty rises.
The rector of St. Luke's the Rev. george Craig Stewart, received word on Sunday afternoon of the sudden death of his father at noon of that day in his home at Saginaw, Mich. Leaving that evening for Detroit, where he kept his engagement to open the annual council of the Girls' friendly society with a quiet hour on Monday, he went on to Saginaw on Tuesday for the funeral, arriving in Evanston Thursday morning just in time to officiate the funeral of Mrs. Abbie Keyes. George Forben Stewart, the rector's father was 70 years old, and for forty years a resident of Saginaw, Mich., where he was in business for many years, having retired seven years ago. He was up to the time of his death, treasurer of the board of deacons of the Warren Avenue Presbyterian church of that city.
Miss Madeline Miller of Hoopeston, Ill., visited Mr. Clarence C, Miles last week.
Mr. W. A. Pridmore, 2721 Woodbine avenue, has returned from a business trip to Harwood, Fla.
Mrs. A. L. Sproule, 1637 Chicago avenue, is home from a six weeks visit to New York City.
Mrs. P. L. McKinnie of the [sic.] Evanston is home from a short trip to French Lick Springs, Ind.
Mr. O. W. Youngquist, 2318 Harrison street, left Friday for a short business trip to Pittsburg, O.
Mrs. John Douglass gave a 4 o'clock tea Thursday at her home, 2404 Harrison street, to meet her mother, Mrs. Dorr Kimball.
Mrs. Shank, who has visited her sister, Mrs. S. J. Betts, 2512 Railroad avenue, for three months, left for home Thursday.
Mrs. R. V. Trusdell and two children, 921 Washington street, have returned from St. Louis, Mo., where they visited relatives.
Mrs. Gilbert Nelson II, and little son, Gilbert III, 823 Reba place, after visiting for six months in Scotland, have returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Terras, 944 Asbury avenue, celebrated the twenty-ninth anniversary of their marriage Thursday. October 24.
Mrs. Frank S. Grimsley and baby daughter, Elizabeth G. Grimsley II, of Minneapolis are visiting Mrs. Haword Hill, 1102 Grove street.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Neilson, 2200 Harrison street, who have been on a visit to Mr. Neilson's parents at Cincinnati, O., have returned home.
Mrs. Bogart, mother of Mrs. Frederick Lord, 1113 Maple avenue, has gone to Toronto, Can., to reside with another daughter for the winter.
Mrs. Shank, who has spent the past three months with her sister, Mrs. S. J. Betts, 2512 Railroad avenue, left Thursday for her home in New Jersey.
Mrs. F. H. Shuts, 2736 Harrison street, is in Baltimore, Md., where she has been for a week. She expects to remain three weeks longer in the east.
Mr. F. E. French and family will reside this winter at the home of Mrs. Frances C. Diefendorf, 1554 Asbury avenue. They have already moved from their farm, near Norwood Park.
Mrs. Lew H. Aalye, window trimmer for Rosenberg's, has just returned from Moline, Ill., after his marriage to Miss Elva Berry of that city. The wedding took place in Clinton, Iowa, Monday, Oct. 21.
Mrs. Clarence C, Raetz, 919 Hinman avenue, was hostess at her own birthday party, Oct. 24. The dinner was most enjoyable and the ten guests present made the evening enjoyable.
Lincoln school held its regular Friday evening dance at the school Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Higgs had charge of the program. The purpose of these dances is to bring the young people of the school, its alumni, and the immediate neighborhood in pleasant social concourse to promote friendships and furnish a pleasant evening. Anyone not knowing how to dance is taught the art by these instructors. These gatherings at school centers are very popular and last night proved especially so.
A wedding of interest in Swedish circles took place Tuesday evening Oct. 22, at 8 o'clock at the Swedish Baptist church, the Rev. John A. Swanson officiating. The service united Miss Jennie Johnson, 616 Fifteenth avenue, Wilmette, and Mr. David Nord of 1469 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette. The bride, gowned in white charmeuse silk entrain with pearl trimming, tulle veil with lilies of the valley and shower of white beauty roses and lilies, was attended by her sister, Miss Ruth Johnson, as maid of honor. She was gowned in pink silk with chiffon overdress trimmed with pearls and carried pink roses. Miss Anna Dahlgren and Miss Mabel Stark of Evanston were her bridesmaids and were in white silk and carried yellow crysanthemums. The groom's brother, Mr. Emiel Nord of Wilmette, was the best man. Mr. Oscar Cedarquist, Mr. Arthur Ericson, and Mr. Andrew Dahlgren were the ushers. A reception to about 250 guests in the parlors of the church followed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Nord are at home at 606 Fifteenth street, Wilmette. They received many handsome gifts. The young couple have many friends in Evanston, the bride having formerly resided at 1426 [illegible] Sherman avenue.
Mr. W. A. Pridmore, 2721 Woodbine avenue, is home from a business trip to Harwood, Fla.
Mrs. J. Brindley of La Crosse, Wis., is the guest of Mrs. Frederick A. Holbrook, 419 Lee street.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Y. Norris and Miss Helen Norris, 2407 Harrison street, spent the week-end in Aurora, Ill.
Mr. Henry Mitchell and Mr. Rug of Gary, Ind., spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Roberts, 2203 Central street.
Mrs. William Fargo and daughters, Ruth and Margaret, have moved into an apartment at 637 Hinman avenue from Belding, Mich.
Mr. J. Sayler Coon, 1214 Main street, left for Fowlerton, Texas, last week, stopping en route at St. Louis, Mo., and San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. James A. Lemmon, 904 Colfax street, is home from Minneapolis, Minn., where he has been playing golf at the Minneapolis Golf club.
Mrs. Josephine Hirst of Ogden, Utah, came Thursday to visit her daughter, Mrs. William H. Newcomb, Judson avenue and Main street.
Mrs. J. F. Henderson, 919 Asbury avenue, and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Charles Clinton Henderson (nee Edna De Mars), of Rogers Park, made a short visit to Wheaton, Ill., last week.
Mr. Chester B. Masslich of New York visited his aunts, Miss M. Elizabeth Farson and Mrs. F. M.[F is unclear, P?] McKay, 1732 Sherman avenue, on Tuesday night, his parents accompanied him home.
Mrs. E. W. Childs and children, Alberta and Davis, of Bramblebush, leave next Saturday to go to Compton, Cal. There they will spend the winter with Mrs. Childs' parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bird.
Mrs. George A. Paddock of Kansas City, Mo., left Saturday night for Tampa, Fla., where she will spend the winter. She has had a most enjoyable visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Mauritzon, 318 Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wilbur 715 Hinman avenue, returned last week from a trip to Pittsburgh, Pa.; New York City and Boston, Mass. In Massachusetts they were the guests of former Evanston friends, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Fifield.
Mrs. Ernest J. Ford, West Railroad avenue and Central street, who spent a month in Canada, has returned home.
Mrs. C. E. Thompson of Boston, Mass., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Hewitt, 923 Washington street.
Dainty little announcement cards mailed to relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. William French of 1325 Greenleaf street, tell their own happy story. They explain from Mr. Stork personally conducted Thora Elizabeth French into Evanston at 11:15 a. m., Saturday morning, Oct. 26. Dr, Clarence Roome says that both little Miss French and the mother are getting along as nicely as could be expected.
A delightful time was spent at the home of Miss Helen Durno, 612 Judson avenue, Friday, who entertained her Sunday school class with a Hallowe'en party. Games were played and refreshments served. The participants were the Misses Cecil Rigby, Catherine Towne, Catherine Byam, Martha Outhie, Virginia Fellows, Louise carter, Phyllis Coon, Helen Folge, may Hoffman, Grace Putnam, Grace Densnore, Sarah, Catherine and John Duroo and Julia Byam, chaperoned by Mrs. Stewart, the teacher.
An interesting event, the culmination of girl and boyhood friendship, occurred Saturday evening at the home of Mrs. Frances Bruce Strain, 2017 Sherman avenue. It wa the marriage of her mother, Mrs. Marcia Rolfe Bruce, formerly of Dubuque, Iowa, to Mr. E. Ruthven Winter of Milwaukee, attended by the children and grandchildren of the couple, the Rev. Mr. Henry B. Walker of oak Park officiating. Mrs. William Craig Wilcox of Iowa City, Iowa, and Miss Pollock of Evanston assisted. The rooms were prettily decorated with ferns, golden chrysanthemums and roses. A buffet supper was served in the dining room by Mrs. Hallstrom. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. William Winter and son, Ruthven, of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lindsay and daughter, Miss Gladys of Michigan City, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kelliss [illegible] of Brooklyn, Wis., Mrs. William Craig Wilcox of Iowa City, Iowa, and Miss pollack of Evanston. Mr. and Mrs. Winter left for a short trip after which they will reside in Evanston.

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What People Are Doing in Evanston