What People Are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Feb 1913, p. 5

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20 Feb 1913
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Gordon, Jr., Thomas S. ; Arthur, Rebekah
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. S. F. Burdan, 721 Washington street, left Wednesday for Titusville, Fla.
Mrs. E. Mathis, 2425 Central street, is in Montana, where she was called by the death of her daughter-in-law.
The annual Frances Willard Memorial meeting will be held at 1730 Chicago avenue on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Mrs. S. M. Fairbank returned Saturday to Jacksonville, Ill., after visiting her sister, Mrs. Edward C. Carter, 412 Greenwood boulevard.
Mrs. J. D. Vail of Hartford. Conn., formerly of Evanston, is visiting former friends here. Her husband will be here the last of the month.
Miss Helen Hancock, 1239 Asbury avenue, left this week on a six weeks' trip to St. Louis, New Orleans, Houston and San Antonio, tex.; Mrs. C. F. Balch, 2229 Harrison street, entertained her Sunday school class informally Saturday afternoon. About twelve little girls were present.
Miss Elizabeth Sharpe, who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. Keith E. Kellenberger, 2003 Lincoln street, left Saturday for her home in Dayton, Ind.
H. H. Walker, 1109 Grove street, is in Eustis, Fla., during February and will be in Summerville, N. C., during March. He will return about April 1.
Mr. Harold Bennett, who is attending St. John's Military academy, spent the week-end with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Bennett, 2508 Hartzell street.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harrer, 1827 Orrington avenue, entertained thirty-six guests at a dinner party Sunday in honor of their twenty-sixth wedding anniversary.
The next meeting of the Dancing class will be tonight in the kindergarten of the Central Street school. A cotillion will be the feature of the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Halberg and Norman Halberg, formerly of Evanston, now residing at 568 hawthorn place, have gone to Jacksonville and other Florida points.
On and after March 4, the Sunday morning collections from the street letter boxes will be discontinued, but the afternoon collections will be made same as always, from 1:45 to 4:45.
A valentine party was given at the home of Mrs. John Ahrens, 2031 Darrow avenue, by the West Side Pleasure club. There were fifty present. Dancing followed refreshments. Decorations were in valentine colors.
The Oak Leaf circle held its bi-monthly social meeting Tuesday evening in the parlors of the Covenant M. E. church. Miss Louise E. Hollister, national organizer of the W. C. T. U., spoke. Each member was requested to bring a guest.
A patriotic entertainment will be given by the Mothers' club of Noyes Street school this evening at 8 o'clock. The Boy Scouts will open the program with drum and bugle call. Miss Edna Storms and Miss Mabel Goddington will read. Music will be rendered by Miss Bianca Marzin, violinist.
The Neighborhood club of North Evanston announces an entertainment this evening at the Central Street school, Central street and Stewart avenue. Mr. Joseph F. Ward of Evanston will tell the story of "The Yankee Schoolmaster in the American Revolution," a sidelight on that great struggle, illustrated with slides of "Ye Olden Time." This story will include "Paul Revere's Ride," "The Boston Tea Party," "The Battle of Lexington," and many other incidents from 1775 to 1780. Many patriotic songs will be rendered by the eighth grade pupils; a male quartette, composed of North Evanston men, will sing old time songs. This meeting is open to the public and a large attendance is expected.
Justice Charles Voight contemplates a Florida trip om a few days.
Mr. Victor Ortlund, 1137 Elmwood avenue, is out again after an illness.
Friday at 1 o'clock the Ladies' Aid society of the Christian church will meet at the church.
Mr. A. Ware of Granville, Ill., and John Allen of Wanatah, Ind., are guests of the Avenue House.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Jones, 1515 Davis street, entertained at bridge Tuesday night in their home.
John Weiland, Jr., 1516 Greenwood boulevard, has been in bed a week [sic.] threatened with typhoid fever.
Miss Helen Snyder, 2715 Stanley avenue, will entertain at an informal dancing party Saturday evening.
Mrs. C. C. Linthlcum, 2134 orrington avenue, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Eben O. McNair, at Danville, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. S. Lee, 1431 Judson avenue, left Saturday morning for a twp weeks' California trip.
Mrs. Edward A. Schroeder, 2300 Colfax street, gave a children's party Saturday afternoon in honor of her son, Hampton.
Miss Dorothy Gross, 1100 Ridge avenue, has returned from a two-weeks' trip to Clearwater, Fla., and Washington, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Somerville and daughter, Miss Somerville, 1228 Forest avenue, left Friday for an extended trip through California.
Miss M. McPherson, 610 Davis street, will leave Friday for a trip to New York. She will return in a week with latest millinery fashions.
The regular monthly meeting of the Woman's Home Missionary society of the First M. E. church will be held in the chapel tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
Mr. Charles Brayton, 835 Sherman avenue, was in Auburn, Ill., where his daughter, Elizabeth, was taken ill with pneumonia while there visiting. He left her much better.
Prof. Walter Roloff, occupying the chair of German in the University of Washington at Seattle, writes that he is enjoying his new field of labor and the invigorating climate.
One week from next Sunday the Christian Endeavor society of the Evanston Christian church will give a missionary drama which promises healthful entertainment.
Mrs. H. A. Whitman of Wilmette, soprano, gave a recital this evening at the Northwestern School of Music. Miss Mary Moore, pianist, of the senior class, assisted Mrs. Whitman.
St. Paul's English Lutheran church are feeling quite happy over their successful class of one dozen stewards who are training under the intelligent instruction of Mrs. Philip Eichling for "The World in Chicago."
The A. B. C. club held its first meeting Sunday at 3 o'clock at the home of Miss Florence Mersch, 1007 Sherman avenue. The plans for work were discussed and officers elected. The club agreed on pins and colors.
This evening the Fort Dearborn chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting at the home of Mrs. William J. Fabian, 1509 Ridge avenue. Prof. H. H. Kingsley will give his illustrated lecture on "England."
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Gross and Miss Gross returned Saturday from Clearwater, Fla. On their return trip they stopped at Washington, D. C., and had a most interesting time visiting congress. Next week Saturday Rev. Orvis F. Jordan, pastor of the Christian church, quotes these interesting facts concerning his denomination: The statistical calendar shows a growth of benevolences and mission work in the United States. During 1911, $1,080,000 was given. In 1912 $1, 281,000 was given. Every society in the church, benevolent and missionary, have made splendid growth over the previous year. There are now 1, 347,000 disciples of Christ in the United States.
Saturday evening, Feb. 15, at 5 o'clock Mr. Thomas S. Gordon, Jr., district manager of the Kellastone Sales company, 1705 Sherman avenue, assumed his most important contract, being united in marriage to Miss Rebekah Arthur, 1955 Sunnyside avenue, Chicago, at All Saints' Episcopal church, rev. Anderson officiating. The wedding was a very quiet one. There were no attendants. In the spring Mr. and Mrs. Gordon will take an eastern wedding trip. At present they will reside at 1105 Davis street. In the early autumn they expect to build and occupy a new house in Winnetka.
Mrs. Irwin Rew, 1128 Ridge avenue, left this week on a short trip to South Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Neilson, Jr., 703 Forest avenue, returned Saturday from Cincinnati, Ohio.
The "Coterio" met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. F. H. Biggs, 649 Michigan avenue.
Mr. Charles R. Roberts, 2444 Hartray avenue, has returned from a short business trip.
Miss Helen Armstrong, 1509 Forest avenue, entertained Monday evening at an informal bridge party.
Mrs. Warren S. Williams, 823 Hinman avenue, entertained at a bridge breakfast Monday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Banks, 1204 Sheridan road, are at home from a short trip to New York.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Jones will entertained [sic.] at bridge Wednesday evening at their home, 1515 Davis street.
Mrs. Catharine Waugh McCulloch, 2336 Orrington avenue, has returned from a short trip to Springfield, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Oesting, 2653 Stewart avenue, entertained at a five hundred party last Saturday evening.
Miss Dorothy Gross, 1100 Ridge avenue, is home after two weeks' sojourn in Clearwater, Fla., and Washington, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. T. Ewen, Jr., entertained Saturday evening at their home, 1316 Judson avenue, with a valentine card party.
A very interesting program was given Monday evening at the valentine social given under the auspices of the Epworth league of the Covenant M. E. church.
The Frances Willard memorial service of the West Side Branch, W. C. T. U., Chicago, which was held Monday at the home of Mrs. H. L. Clark, was addressed by Mrs. Minnie Harning, editor of the Watch Tower, as principal speaker.
The next regular meeting of the Bryant circle will be held at the home of Miss Alice Houston, 1426 Forest avenue. The papers will be: "The Beginning of Journalism," by Mrs. J. J. Tufts, and "The Old Book Shop," by Mrs. J. F. Ward.
The second evening musicale of the Music Study club was given Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of Miss Louise H. Moore, 2131 Orrington avenue. The artists were Mrs. A. G. Corrigan, soprano, and Mr. Wans Hess, cellist, both well-known musicians. Each member had the privilege of inviting five guests.
The members of the Twentieth Century club were entertained Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Howard M. Carter, 726 Forest avenue. The entertainment for the evening was 'an old fashioned school exhibition," which consisted if a program of readings and songs. Following this there was the spelling bee in which every member will take part.
A reunion was held Monday evening by the resident members of the Monday Evening Sewing club. A progressive dinner, finishing with a valentine box, were the features of the evening's entertainment. All of the members met at the home of Miss Oesting, 2653 Stewart avenue, where the soup course was served. They then proceeded to 2316 Harrison street, where the meat course was served by Mrs. George W. Risley. Another stroll and at the home of the Misses Stephenson, 2420 Grant street, they found the salad course awaiting them. Miss Madeline Richards, 2526 Harrison street, was hostess at the dessert course, while Mrs. A. B. Dale, 2327 Central street, opened her home for the final course and entertainment.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Dawes, Sheridan road and Greenwood boulevard, left Saturday night for California.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Homer and daughter, 1140 Hinman avenue, have gone to Augusta, Ga., for a couple of months.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph De Golyer Hubbart, 748 Hinman avenue, have moved to an apartment at 3200 Sheridan road, Chicago.
W. L. Steele, 715 Michigan avenue, left Monday for the Isle of Pines, Cuba, to visit his plantation and spend several weeks.
Mr. C. C. Brothers of Racine, Wis., was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Dring, 1713 Boomer place, for several days last week.
Mr. H. W. Dring, 1713 Boomer place, returned last week from a western trip through Washington, Oregon and California.
Miss Matilda Hutchison, 927 Washington street, has gone to Brooklyn, N. Y., from where she sails for Europe Feb. 22 on the steamship Canada.
Mr. Thomas E. Connor, 605 Davis street, left Monday morning for Springfield, Ill., to attend the state hardware dealers' convention. He will be gone a week.
Mrs. John Welland, 1516 Greenwood boulevard, was hostess at her own birthday dinner party Sunday. Twelve guests shared the honor and enjoyments of the day.
Mr. George B. Winter has returned from a four weeks' combined business and pleasure trip through the south and west. He visited California, Mexico and Alabama.
Mr. Henry Dubreuil, who has been at Twin Lakes, Mich., for four months, has returned to Evanston and is at present the guest of his sister, Mrs. L. J. Rioux, 803 Dempster street.
Mrs. George W. Smith, 1462 Ridge avenue, who is in California with her daughter, Mrs. Luther M. Kennett, at Coronado Beach, will stay until spring, when Mr. and Mrs. Kennett will return with her.
Miss Mary Moore of Catlettsburg, Ky., who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. J. Buffington, for several months, left this week for California. To Pasadena she was accompanied by her cousin, Mrs. Thomas Clennington of Ashland, Ky., who joined her here. Miss Moore expects to sail from San Francisco March 1, for Japan. Before doing so she will visit in Los Angeles. After a summer abroad she will reach Boston August 1.
Mrs. Fred S. James and her daughter, Mrs. G. M. Weeks, have gone to Pasadena, Cal., to be the guest for the rest of the season of Mrs. Sweasty [illegible] who occupies a bungalow in Pasadena.
Mrs. S. M. Fairbank of Jacksonville, Ill., who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. Edward C. Carter, 412 Greenwood boulevard, returned Saturday to her home.
Mrs. Wm. S. Lord left Saturday for a protracted trip through the west, [rest of article is illegible].

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What People Are Doing in Evanston