What People Are Doing In Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1913, p. 15

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Miss Alice Warren, 1120 Oak avenue, went to Cleveland, O., Saturday for a three months' stay. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Boesch of Gross Point have arrived at home after an extended trip through Texas. Mrs. Duer and Miss Duer of Jacksonville, Ill., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Black, 1250 Asbury avenue. Mrs. Kelley of New York city is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Jay Kirkman, corner Ridge avenue and Lake street. Mrs. Charles Lewis Day of Winnetka is visiting her sister, Mrs. C. K. G. Billings of New York, during Mr. Billings' cruise to Panama. Miss Antionette White of Lewiston, Mont., who was here to attend the wedding of Miss Elaine Hunter, left Monday for Boston, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Don B. Sebastian, 425 Greenwood boulevard, and Mr. and Mrs. John Sebastian, 1005 Forest avenue, are in New York on a short trip. Miss Margaret Sage of Hartford, Conn., who was here for the wedding of Miss Elaine Hunter, left Monday for her winter home at Ormond, Fla. Christian and Herman Koenig, 1148 Wesley avenue, left Monday for Pittsfield, Mass., where they have accepted positions and where they will reside. Mr. and Mrs. John J. Glessner entertained a box party at the Thomas concert Saturday evening in Orchestra hall for their daughter, Mrs. Francis G. Lee. Mrs. M. W. Butler of Pottstown, Pa., who has been the guest of her son, Mr. Morton Butler, and family, 1553 Ridge avenue, for a month, left Monday for home. Mr. T. Theodore Taylor, pianist, of Lieblin college, Chicago, will give a recital at the Ebenezer M. E. church at 8 o'clock on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 29. Mr. Willard E. Ericson, 2019 Sherman avenue, buyer of cigars for Jevne & Co., Chicago, left Monday for Cuba via New York city. He will be gone about three weeks. The ways and means committee of the Woman's guild of St. Luke's church gave a bridge breakfast at noon Monday at the Mission Tea room for the benefit of the guild. Miss Catherine Bird, who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. T. W. Houston, 1030 Grove street, for five months, will spend the rest of the winter in Los Angeles, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Spencer of Waupaca, Wis., spent a few days with Mrs. Spencer's cousin, Mrs. J. L. Mallory, 1414 Church street, en route to Pasadena, Cal., for the winter. Cards are out today for a linen shower at St. Francis hospital, Jan. 30 during the afternoon. Kindly rememberance in this benevolence is always appreciated by the hospital. Mr. H. T. Coffee, who has been residing with her daughter, Mrs. M. F. Ewen, 1430 Sheridan road, left Monday for Useppa Islands, Fla., to spend the winter with her son, Mr. John Kerr. Robert Malcolm and Kenneth McLeod, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McLeod, 1427 Wesley avenue, who were home for a four weeks; vacaton, left Saturday for school at Lenoxville, Canada. Miss Gladys Boesch of Wilmette entertained a week-end paty at her home of friends from her old home at Elgin, Ill. They attended the Evanston theater and returned to Elgin Sunday evening. Mrs. James E. Ingram, Jr., 1007 Judson avenue, was hostess Wednesday at a tea given by her at her home from 4 to 6 o'clock to meet Miss Milne of Toronto, Canada, who is her guest. Mrs. Clyde Stevens and Mrs. Carroll Shaffer poured. Mrs. Summerfield Guest was in the receiving line. The social at the Washington school last Saturday evening was well attended, there being about eighty present. There was an interesting program consisting of a reading by Miss Anna Weis, followed by a piano duet by the Misses Banoze. Miss White gave a talk on "Gypsies," and Miss Dorothy Peschon gave the gypsy dance. Prof. Woodworth sotld some interesting stories, after which refreshments were served, followed by a dance. Mrs. T. W. Houston, 1030 Grove street, was hostess at five tables of bridge Tuesday. Miss Rowe of Bedford, Ind., 1945 Orrington avenue, had her father as a visitor over Sunday. Mrs. H. P. Riggs of Minneapolis, Minn., is the guest of Mrs. J. Carkeek, 515 Davis street. Mr. Powell Benedict, 1831 Hinman avenue, went on a two weeks' business trip to New York Friday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Brady of Watseda, Ill., are visiting Mrs. Brady's sister, Mrs. Stewart, 1912 Asbury avenue. Mr. M. M. Kirkman, Ridge aveneu and Lake street, entertained Monday at luncheon. covers were laid for ten guests. Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Pettibone, 1225 Oak avenue, will leave Friday for Pasadena, Cal., and will remain there until May 1. Mrs. Edward H. Earle of Washington, D. C., is staying at the home of Mrs. George H. Kelly, 1203 Elmwood avenue. Mr. McDonough of Chicago, Archibald Maine of Oshkosh, Wis., and Harvey R. Clancy of Dallas, Tex., are guests at the Avenue house. Dr. John A Kappelman, 632 Davis street, made a hasty professional call to southern Illinois Saturday and returned home Monday morning. The dancing class under the direction of Miss Knapp will meet Friday evening in the kindergarten room of the Central Street school. The admission is 25 cents. Mrs. C. R. Switzer, 1323 Elmwood avenue, will leave a week from Sunday for her winter home at Winter Park, Fla. Dr. Switzer will not accompany her this year. Mrs. George Hammond of Waterloo, Ia., who came to visit her daughter, Miss. Ethel, who is attending the Cumnock School of Oratory, over Sunday, has returned to her home. Miss Anna Buthman, 1314 Ashland avenue, gave a party Friday evening at her home in honor of Miss Margaret Lechner's birthday. Music, games and refreshments were the features of the evening. Miss Adela E. Lane, pianist, who has recently returned from Europe, and is now residing at 1945 Orrington avenue, played at Mrs. W. Thompson's reception to the active members of the Lake View Musical club in Chicago last Saturday. Feb. 1 is the date set for the wedding of Miss Ferne A. Weaver, 1223 Maple avenue, to Donald Lee De Golyer. On account of a recent bereavement in the bride's family

no invitations will be issued and only the immediate relatives will be present at the ceremony. No reception will follow the service. The annual congregational meeting of St. Paul's English Lutheran church was held Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock in the church. A luncheon was served by the members of the council and suitable toasts were responded to by members of the congregatioan. The year's work was reviewed and reports were given by officers of the various organizations of the church. The Visitation Alumnae auxiliary gave its third annual luncheon at the Evanston Country club Wednesday. The program consisted of a vocal solo by Mrs. May Reilly of the Bush Temple conservatory. Mrs. Geo. P. Gubbins is chairman, Mrs. J. P. O'Connor president, and Mrs. R. H. McColl social chairman. Many prominent guests were present. The Luther leaguers of Chicago held their annual convention at the Wicker Park Lutheran church Monday. The following were the delegates from the Luther league of St. Paul's English Lutheran church of Evanston: The Misses Gertrude and Myrtle Hedblom, Elizabeth Sonnenberg, Amelia Hoff, and Messrs. Elmaer and Howard Seefurth. The officers for the ensuing year were elected. Mr. Walter Dorband, from the Luther league of St. Paul's church, was elected as the North Side vice-president. The league protested against the New Year's indencencies and revelrey allowed by the mayor of Chicago on account of the non-enforcement of the law. Mrs. H. H. Graf, 846 Judson avenue, gave a dinner party Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. William E. Barrett are guests at the Battle Creek (Mich.) sanitarium. Mr. and Mrs. C. Travis, 1123 Asbury avenue, are spending a month in Lyford, Tex. Delta Delta Delta sorority gave an informal party at the Wilmette club last evening. Mrs. F. W. Harnwell, 615 University place, was a luncheon hostess at her home Friday. Mr. Dwight H. Perkins, 2319 Lincoln street, is in the east attending an architects' convention. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Anderson, 1723 Central street, announce the birth of a son last Thursday night. The Oak Leaf circle met Tuesday evening with Miss Frances Vandercook, 2610 Harrison street. Mr. and Mrs. Louis B. Beardslee, 2314 Harrison street, entertained at two tables of bridge Friday evening. The Bryant circle met Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. M. F. Ferry, 1812 Hinman avenue. The Woman's Mission and Aid society held an all-day meeting on Wednesday, beginning at 10 o'clock in the morning. Mrs. Charles W. Davidson, 801 Forest avenue, is entertaining her niece, Miss Hazel Davidson, of Grand Rapids, Mich. Mrs. Albert Graff, 846 Judson avenue, entertains the German cllub today at luncheon. Covers are laid for twelve. Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Hall and Miss Catharine Hall, 2310 Grant street, went to their winter home in Maitland, Fla., last week. Mrs. Robert Lord and Mrs. Robert Jess of Springfield, Ill., have taken an apartment at Hinman avenue and Kedzie street in the Lakewook. Mrs. A. S. Frampton, 820 Judson avenue, has been entertaining her mother, Mrs. Goodchild, who left Saturday for her home in Pittsburgh, Pa. Dr. and Mrs. W. G. Alexander, 2040 Orrington avenue, entertained at a card party last Thursday evening. Six tables of auction bridge were cared for. Mrs. W. T. Hall, 1868 Sheridan road, came home Friday night from Madison, Wis., where she attended a vocational convention in that city last week. Miss Rosalie Karger, 1209 Elmwood avenue, gave a luncheon Friday afternoon in honor of Miss Mildred Weil. Covers were laid for twelve. Miss Kathryn Thompson, who is attending school at Sweetbriar college, Va., is ill. Her mother, Mrs. N. M. Thompson, of the Greenwood Inn, has gone to be with her daughter. Miss Ruth Aker, who is teaching school at Barrington, Ill., has been home attending the institute in Chicago and the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Aker 912 Wesley avenue. Mrs. E. J. Ford, Central street and West Railroad avenue, and Mrs. Bert Gale, 2127 Lincoln street, entertained the Chit Chat club Saturday evening at a 500 party at the home of Mrs. Gale. Mrs. August du Rest Blanchet, Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Van de Velde, infand and nurse, arrived Friday for an extended visit with Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Hawxhurst, 422 Greenleaf street. Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Jones of the Parker apartments announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Mr. Chauncey Goodrich Hobart, son of Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Hobart, 1423 Elmwood avenue. Miss Dorothy Winchell of 1131 Lunt avenue entertained at luncheon Saturday a number of the members of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority of Northwestern university. Those who attended are: Miss L. Louise Wheeler, Miss Marguerite Robinson, Miss Annie Potter, Miss Ruby Walters, Miss Jean Wheeler and Miss Jessie Robinson. The regular meeting of the Ladies' association of the First Presbyterian church was held in the church parlors Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 10 a. m. The ladies were reminded of the rummage sale, which will take place early in March. A canvass will be made by telephone, requesting contributions. Any lady having articles to donate might kindly communicate with Mrs. W. A. Illsley. Mrs. Helen [damaged] 1315 Forest avenue, is visiting in New Rochelle, N. Y. Mrs. Wallace H. Blake, 1031 Asbury avenue is visiting her sister in San Antonio, Tex. Mrs. F. W. Harnwell, 615 University place, was hostess at a luncheon Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Thornton, 935 Wesley avenue, announce the birth of a boy last week. Mrs. James A. Lemmon, 904 Colfax street, entertained the Five Hundred club Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Vickers of 1014 Elmwood avenue, are spending five weeks in Boston, Mass. Mr. W. B. Walrath, 1918 Orrington avenue, came home Friday from a business trip to New York. Mrs. O. B. Tennis and Miss Tennis held their last "at home" Tuesday at their home, 1629 Judson avenue. The Mary Giddings Neighborhood club met Monday afternoon at Mrs. De Will Murphy's, 719 Michigan avenue. Mrs. Frank L. Richardson, 2712 Harrison street, entertained a number of friends at her home Friday afternoon. Mrs. A. L. Fanning, 1232 Hinman avenue, entertained the "Bat Club" of the high school at a party Friday night. Dr. W. T. McElveen, pastor of the First Congregational church, left Sunday night for a three weeks' trip in California. Mrs. A. M. Fuller and grandson, Franklin Fuller, 1022 Hinman avenue, are spending the winter in Green Cove, Fla. Mrs. Frank L. Richards, 2712 Harrision street, entertained a number of friends at her home Friday afternoon, Jan. 17. Miss Florence Pickering, 1200 Elmwood avenue, returned home last Thursday from a three weeks' stay at Rochester, N. Y. Mrs. P. Ford and family, 935 Maple avenue, accompanied by their cousin, Mrs. S. C. Therrel, left Saturday for Nashville, Tenn. Mrs. W. H. Blake of 1021 Asbury avenue, is spending several months with her sister, Mrs. O. D. Angle of Jacksonville, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Wirt E. Humphrey 2129 Sherman avenue, are entertaining as their guest, Miss Maude Humphrey of Orland, Ill. St. Vincent's guild of St. Luke's church held a meeting at the home of Mr. Milton Wright, under the direction of Father Hewett. Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Gunhild Fredholm and Joseph T. McCain of Chicago, at Miami Fla. on Jan. 4. Mr. and Mrs. George Champe of Toledo, O., are the guests of Mr. Champe's brother, Mr. Charles Champe, 2663 Prairie avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gerould and children, 1200 Judson avenue, left Friday evening for Berkeley, Cal., and later will go go Pasadena, Cal. The Misses Choral and Emma Maye Boyd of Madison, Wis., spent the last week-end with their uncle, Mr. John A. Childs, 1519 Hinman avenue. Mrs. H. B. Wheelock, 1040 Hinman avenue, will lecture on "Birds" before the Library association in Detroit, Mich. She left Wednesday. The engagement of Miss Phyllis Donlin, a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority, and Mr. W. C. Wermirth of the Sigma Nu fraternity, is announced. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. and daughter, Catherine, 2310 Grant street, left last week for Maitland, Fla., where they will spend the remaining part of the winter. Mrs. J. P. Singleton, 1422 Judson avenue, was hostess at a luncheon last Thursday. Spring flowers were used in decorating. Covers were laid for twelve guests. Mr. John C. Shaffer, 1704 Judson avenue, was host Friday evening at his annual dinner given to all the artists in the Chicago Grand Opera company at the Blackstone hotel. The Rev. Dan B. Brummitt, 2512 Park place, editor of the Epworth Herald, has returned from Lincoln, Neb., where he delivered an address before the conference of Methodist college presidents. The Woman's Missionary society of the Second Presbyterian church met Monday in the Bible school building at 2:30 o'clock. Prof. S. C. Bronson gave an address on "Mormonism." A social hour followed the program, with Mrs. C. H. McFarland and members of the January circle as hostesses. Mrs. Gladys[damaged] Elmwood avenue, has been ill for a week. Mrs. J. McMillen has come to [damaged] with her daughter, Mrs. W. [damaged] Mariner, 1404 Jusdon avenue. Mrs. Louis B. Beardslee, 2314 Harrison street, entertained Friday evening at a bridge party. Mr. E. E. Olp, 2324 Park place, is in Lincoln,Neb., attending a conference of Methodist college presidents. Mrs. Joseph N. McCallum, 2014 Orrington avenue, widow of Judge McCallum, is seriously ill at her home. Mr. Frank La Fleur, 2964 Hartzell street, has returned from a two weeks' visit to his uncle, Mr. John La Fleur, at Toronto, Canada. Col. Charles H. Ketridge, 1614 Chicago avenue, is attending the Lumbermen's convention at Minneapolis and will be gone a week. Mrs. John Boyce Smith, Jr., of New York, is visiting and the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Illsley of 908 Seward avenue. Mr. A. B. Dale, general secretaary of the Y. M. C. A., is confined to his home at 2327 Central street for a short time on account of illness. Mr. W. J. McDonald, 2228 Noyes street, who was called to Sault Ste Marie, Mich., on account of the death of his sister, Mrs. L.R. Watson, has returned. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Blue, who has moved here from Detroit, Mich., and have been stopping at the Avenue House, have rented apartments at 425 Greenwood boulevard. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Inman of New Albany,Ind., are the guests of the Rev. and Mrs. Frank O. Beck, 2641 Prairie avenue. Mr. Inman is president of the Inman Furniture company. Mrs. A. J. Brown, 1505 Oak avenue, received word from Ontario, Canada, of Mr. Fred Rockwell's mother's death on Jan. 13 of pneumonia. She died in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and was buried in Napanee, Ontario. Registered at the Avenue House: Edith F. Wildish, Milwaukee; D. Glueck, L. H. Glueck, Gary, Ind.; Judge A. C. Mayo, Gary, Ind.; Geo. W. Mickel, New York; Lyle Barson, New York; D. A. James, Milwaukee. Miss Rosalie L. Karger, 1209 Elmwood avenue, gave a 1 o'clock violet luncheon Friday in honor of Miss Mildred Weil, whose, engagement to Mr. Alfred Sternbolt of Chicago is announced. Covers will be laid for twelve. Mrs. W. H. Callow, 831 Foster street, is enjoying a visit from her mother, Mrs. Holman, of Waterloo, Ia. Mr. W. G. Sherer, the Sunday school superintendent of the First Baptist church, is away on a trip west. His place is being filled by Mr. Robert Berry. Miss Susan M. Hoffman of Wilmette entertained a number of her friends at a dinner party at her home on Sunday. Those present were: Misses M. Martin, M. Hoffman, G. Engels, G. Laubach and Anna Hens, and Messrs. N. Wise, J. Laubach, B. J. Hens and C. Gersdorf. A musicale will be given Friday afternoon, Jan. 24, in the chapel of the Methodist Old People's Home, 1415 Foster street, for the benefit of that institution. The artists who have offered their services are: Mabel Hunter-Fieldcamp, soprano; Lila Lowe, violinist; Lynette Kimmons, pianist, and Mrs. Fred Knack, reader.

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What People Are Doing In Evanston