What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Oct 1912, p. 15

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31 Oct 1912
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McCabe, Edgar W. ; Connelly, Lena I. ; Horner, Hazel Beatrice ; Hilton, Charles O. ; Helander, Jennie Christelle ; Mahley, William Charles ; Thol, Ammanda ; Cummerfert, John ; Kletzing, Katherine ; Moulding, Ralph
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Never before has Evanston society planned the presentation of so many buds as this year. More than a score of popular Evanston girls will be introduced between now and Christmas by their mothers. In fact, it appears as though all the mothers have chosen this fall as the date for the introduction of their daughters. During the month of November every week will be marked by a reception by one or more matrons who will present their daughters to society. The latest announcement is that of Mrs. John C. Spry, 1101 Forest avenue, who has chosen Saturday, November 2, as the date for the debut of her daughters, Gladys and Eleanor. These popular debutantes will make their bow at a tea at their home which will be followed by a dance.
Mr. J. C. Agnew, 807 Greenleaf street, is in Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Waller Morton, 1225 Asbury avenue, are at French Lick Springs, Ind.
Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Reed departed Saturday for Mobile and will winter at River Park, Ala.
Mr. James S. Winn, 707 Hinman avenue, is home from New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
A. C. Dodd and Family of Wilmette have moved to the third apartment at 624 Davis street.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. French, who have been at the Greenwood Inn for a week have gone away.
Mr. and Mrs. Wirt E. Humphrey, 3129 Sherman avenue, spent last week at French Lick Springs, Ind.
Mr. Simmons, father of Mrs. William G. Hempstead, 1833 Asbury avenue, left Monday for Florida.
Miss Edna Schiebe, 907 Chicago avenue, is at home from a five weeks' visit to her parents at Remus, Mich.
Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Scheuber, 1433 Crain street, will celebrate their fifteenth marriage anniversary Nov. 3.
The Misses Virginia and Mary Dorrance of Houston, Tex., are guests of Miss Helen Hancock, 1239 Asbury avenue.
Mrs. Harvey P. Claslin of Cleveland, O., is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. George I. Mansfield, 2242 Ridge avenue.
Miss Anna Dorr of Sherman avenue has returned from Wisconsin, where she spent the summer with her grandmother.
Miss Esther Johnson, daughter of Peter Johnson, the former Greenleaf street grocer, is ill at the Evanston hospital with typhoid fever.
Mrs. Edgar C. Rowe, 1414 Davis street, and two children left Tuesday for Kentucky to visit Mr. Rowe's sister, Mrs. Lord, for two weeks.
Mrs. Wellington Cobb, 1111 maple avenue, and Mrs. W. J. Schatz, 1460 Maple avenue, spent Monday afternoon with Mrs. John Leathers in Chicago.
Mr. Luther B. D'Armond, 635 Hinman avenue, is now instructor in shorthand in the Metropolitan Business college, Chicago, instead of with the Fisk Teachers' Agency.
Mr. and Mrs. David P. McLelland, 1303 Judson avenue, enjoyed the pleasure Tuesday of the arrival of Mr. McLelland's mother, Mrs. W. O. McLelland, from Madison, Ind.
Mr. Edgar W. McCabe, formerly a student here, the brother of Mr. Guy S. McCabe, 1837 Asbury avenue, was married Tuesday in Sewickley, Pa., to Miss Lena I. Connelly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion C. Connelly. Mr. and Mrs. Guy McCabe attended the wedding and will return home tomorrow.
The marriage of Miss Hazel Beatrice Horner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Horner of 1331 Sherwin avenue, to Charles O. Hilton, grandson of Mrs. A. J. Brown of Evanston, was the suburban service of interest for Tuesday. The Rev. George Craig Stewart of St. Luke's church, this city, officiated at 8:30 o'clock at the Horner residence. Miss Effie Haarwig was the maid of honor and Miss Louise Nichols and Miss Sarah Wheelock, both of Evanston, were the bridesmaids. S. Pirie Carson of Evanston was the best man. The bride wore a gown of cream charmeuse and brocaded chiffon with Maltese lace. Her veil was of tulle and she carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses and swassounia [illegible]. The maid of honor wore pale blue chiffon ever blue and carried red roses, and the bridesmaids were in costumes of cream colored crepe metoer [illegible] and carried red roses. The house was decorated in autumn foliage and red and white roses. After an eastern trip Mr. and Mrs. Hilton will be at home at 7134 Central street, Rogers Park.
Mrs. John Pape, 1043 Sherman avenue, has been ill in the Evanston hospital for a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Russell, 533 Florence avenue, rejoice in the birth of a daughter October 10.
Miss Katherine Silverman of Woodlawn, Ill., is visiting Miss Rosalie Karger, 1208 Elmwood avenue.
Mr. Marshall Palm, 2607 Prairie avenue, is spending a two weeks' vacation hunting in Wisconsin.
Mr. jack O'Connell and Mr. William Stricker of Chicago and Miss Bertha Voelker, 806 Grove street, visited Miss Alice Bodell Sunday at Wilmette.
On Monday evening, November 18, there will be a housewarming to all the neighborhood at the new Covenant M. E. church, Hartray avenue and Harrison street.
Mrs. Walter Dwight, 1111 Grove street, is entertaining her daughter and two little sons from New York city. They arrived Wednesday afternoon for a two weeks' stay.
Mrs. C. H. Parsons, 1732 Orrington avenue, left Friday for Goshen, Ind., to visit her mother, Mrs. Henrietta Shilling and sister, Mrs. Carrie Stamets. She will be gone ten days.
At the Washington school, Ashland avenue and Washington street, a choral society was formed Tuesday evening. It is the intention to meet every Tuesday evening and have at least one hundred present. All are cordially invited. Those who do sing and all who want to learn to sing are wanted to enlist. Miss Elizabeth Nash is in charge. The meeting lasts for one hour from 8 to 9 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Iver F. Wallin, 530 Hinman avenue, entertained at dinner Saturday evening in honor of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Covers were laid for sixteen. The decorations were American Beauty roses and smilax. An interesting event of the occasion was the birthday anniversary of Mr. Wallin, also their son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar A. Bowen of Oak Park,, Ill., had been married two years that day. Mr. and Mrs. Wallin received some very pretty gifts.
Little nine-year-old Lauretta Bertha Metko thought Wednesday was the finest october day she ever saw. The reason was it was her birthday and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Metko, gave her a surprise party. After school nine little girls came with their presents to help her make merry. At her home, 1113 Washington street, a fine dinner was served. A birthday cake with nine pretty candles adorned the table which was also decorated as was the home, with carnations, autumn foliage, and dahlias. Children's games were played and when the little guests departed it was with wishes for many happy returns of the day.
Saturday evening at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Helander, 1038 Sherman avenue, occurred the wedding of their daughter, Miss Jennie Christelle Helander. She was united in marriage to Mr. William Charles Mahley of Detroit, Mich., at 6 o'clock by Rev. K. H. Elmstrom, pastor of the Swedish M. E. church, assisted by Pastor Francis Logran of Humboldt Park. There were no attendants. The bride was handsomely gowned in embroidered white marquisette trimmed in satin and pearls. Her tulle veil was caught with a Juliet cap banded with lilies of the valley. Her boquet [sic.] was a shower of bride roses and lilies of the valley. The house was beautiful in red roses and smilax. After a wedding trip north Mr. and Mrs. Mahley will be at home at 1038 Sherman avenue. Among the out of town guests were Rev. and Mrs. Frances Logran of Humboldt Park, Mrs. Frances Howland of Detroit, Mich., sister of the groom, Mrs. Emrick of Detroit, the groom's aunt.
Mrs. J. K. Aransby, 1333 Maple avenue, is home from California.
Mr. and Mrs. M. McFarlin of Des Moines, Iowa, are guests of Dr. and Mrs. W. G. Alexander.
Miss Helen Rich of Boston, Mass., will visit Mrs. William F. Patten, her sister, for several months.
Mrs. Charles E. Webb, 828 Michigan avenue, is visiting in central Illinois until her home is completed.
Miss Campbell, 529 Lee street, has gone home to Grand Rapids, Mich., to visit for a month or six weeks.
Mrs. Axel Anderson, 1517 Lee street, has recently returned from a two months' visit in Montana.
Mrs. W. H. Harrison of Mansfield, La., is the guest of her daughter, Miss Alice E. Harrison, 326 Dempster street.
Under the auspices of the Wheadon Epworth league there will be given a Hallowe'en party this evening in the church.
Mr. and Mrs. Otho Haubold, 1318 Judson avenue, will leave next Tuesday for Santa Barbara, Cal., to spend the winter.
Henry Raesch and Wilter Radef will give a hay ride Saturday evening to Niles Center to about forty couples of young people.
Mr. W. E. Goltz has accepted a position as stenographer with the Kellogg Switchboard company, where he has formerly been employed.
At St. Mary's church Monday Miss Ammanda Thol of Belgium, Wis., was married to Mr. John Cummerfert, 1024 Ayars place. Father Smyth officiated.
A card party for the benefit of the Children's Home will be given next Monday, November 4, at the home of Mrs. L. E. Raymond, 715 Sheridan road, at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Frank B. Towne, president of the National Blank Book company, Turner Falls, Mass., spent Tuesday with Mr. N. K. Bigelow and family, 1618 Ashland avenue.
Mrs. G. L. Burdick of Des Moines, Ia., is spending some time at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. E. Faulkner, 2429 Central street. Mr. Burdick will join her in a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. oscar A. Bowen and little son, Wallin, of Oak Park, Ill., were the week-end guests at the home of Mrs. Bowen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Iver F. Wallin, 530 Hinman avenue.
Mr. George Burdsal, who has been visiting his father, Mr. John W. Burdsal, Sr., for two months, has returned home to Colville, wash. Mrs. Burdsal will remain until the latter part of November.
Mrs. Cody with her daughter, Mrs. Helen Robertson, and her little son, Dean, who have been visiting Mrs. Frank Smith, 916 Lee street, returned Thursday to their home in Omaha, Nebraska.
Mr. and Mrs. George Frederick Knisely, 2720Woodbine avenue, gave their second series of teas Sunday afternoon at their home. Covers were laid for ten. The Young Men's quartette furnished the music.
The Misses Mildred and Marjorie Van Horne, 1303 Judson avenue, were hostesses at a linen shower Saturday afternoon, given for Miss Katherine Kletzing, who will be married in November to Mr. Ralph Moulding.
Miss Mable Mason, 2728 Woodbine avenue, and Miss Sidonia Sivvald entertained two Purdue students, Mr. Fellows and Mr. Kline, Saturday. They all attended the football game at the Chicago university and later came out to the home of Miss Mason.
Miss Ruth Hemenway, who is visiting in Battle Creek, Mich., was the guest of the Postum Cereal company Wednesday afternoon. She was favored with a sight-seeing trip through the different factories after which she visited the private art gallery of C. W. Post, head of the company.
The annual promenade of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity will be given in the grand ball room of the Hotel La Salle on Friday evening. December 20. The dance is to be given under the auspices of the Chicago Alumni chapter and the chapters at Northwestern university, Armour Tech and the University of Chicago.
Mr. John Skinner, 1458 Maple avenue, has gone to Princeton, Ill. to reside. he left last week.
Mr. and Mrs. McCann, 809 Lee street, are on a two weeks' trip to New York, Philadelphia and Washington.
Miss Louise Moore and Miss Irene Moore, 2131 Orrington avenue, have returned from a long visit to Detroit, Mich.
Miss Nellie Voelker and daughter, Lillian Voelker, 806 Grove street, spent Sunday as the guests of Mrs. Fred Lamp in Chicago.
Miss Mary James and Miss Ollie Snyder of Englewood spent Sunday with Miss Snyder's aunt, Mrs. Talitha C. Riley, and daughter, Mrs. Jennie M. Loney, 1614 Oak avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Chandler, 1316 Elmwood avenue; Mr. Harold Nye and his sister, Miss Edith Nye, 1312 Elmwood avenue, have returned from a five weeks' motor trip to Ulington, S. D.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Thompson, 1133 Forest avenue, are in from the Glenview golf grounds and will be at the Annex for a week. November 1 they will take up residence at the Greenwood Inn.
Saturday evening the Emmanuel Methodist Episcopal Epworth league will entertain all the other Methodist Epworth leagues of Evanston. There will be refreshments and a generally good social time.
Mrs. E. C. Boyles, 720 Milburn street, gave a 1 o'clock luncheon Tuesday at her home in honor of her sister, Mrs. Hawley H. Ruffell of Kansas City, Mo., who will be her guest for a month. Covers were laid for eight. After the luncheon the party will attend the matinee at the "Evanston."
The brotherhood of Wheadon M. E. church held their first business meeting last night at the home of Mr. Roland B. Ward, 831 Gaffield place. There were eighteen present. Some very important business was transacted. After the meeting refreshments were served and a splendid time enjoyed. The next meeting will be at the home of Mr. H. Crann, 1132 Ayars place.

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What People Are Doing in Evanston