Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hobart, 1112 grove street, are in the Bermudas.
Miss Lola Galloway, 1460 maple avenue, has been ill for a week with grippe.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hoover have taken an apartment in the Westminster, 640 Hinman avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Haugan, formerly of 1013 Judson avenue, are now residing at 2702 Sheridan road.
Miss Josephine Hamilton of Cedar rapids, Ia., was the guest last week of Miss Isabel Dwight, 1240 Asbury avenue.
Messrs. John Byam and Budd Faye, 507 Judson avenue, have gone on a southern and western trip until June 1.
Mrs. J. C. Ferris of Carthage, Mo., is the guest of the family of her brother, Mr. John McGaw. Glenn, 1131 Forest avenue.
Mrs. Charles M. Haugan, 2702 Sheridan road, gave a small card party Friday afternoon. There were two tables of bridge.
Mr. Wilbur D. Nesbit, 732 Colfax street, returned Saturday morning from a short business trip to Detroit, Mich., and Cleveland, Ohio.
Mssrs. Floyd and Virgil Burch, 831 Washington street, will move into the "Bachelor" colony over Mason & Smart's real estate office the first of March.
Mrs. Wilbur D. Nesbit has the honor of sharing George Washington's birthday. She celebrated her birthday with her family at 732 Colfax street.
Mrs. E. M. Thompson of Marinette, Wis., and Miss Henrietta Bevitt, sisters of Mrs. W. L. Steele, 715 Michigan avenue, are occupying the Steele home during their absence in the Isle o' Pines.
Mrs. Frederick T. Connor, 133 Dempster street was a dinner party hostess Friday in honor of Miss Catherine Otis of Barrington, Ill., who was Mrs. Connor's week-end guest. Covers were laid for twelve.
Col. J. A. Settles, quartermaster's clerk at Fort Sheridan, wife and son, Williams, left Saturday night for San Antonio, Texas. A new department, the fourth, called the Southern Department U. S. A., has just been created and to it Mr. Settles and family are ordered. They have resided in Evanston since August and carry away most pleasing memories of the place and its people.
Thursday evening at her home, 1933 Wesley avenue, friends to the number of fifty took Mrs. Charles Pergande by surprise, remembering it was her birthday cake on which were her name and candles representing the years. Refreshments, games and music furnished the evening's enjoyment. The best wishes of a large circle of friends were Mrs. Pergrande's for many returns of the happy day. Among the out of town guests were Miss Amanda Birch, her brother, mr. Signid Birch of Taylorville, Wis., the Misses Martha and Gertrude Trush of Beloit, Wis., Miss Mabel Steir of Wisconsin, Miss Helen Seier and Mrs. Seller of Niles Center, Mssrs. Henry Dorband, Ernest Lindaman, Frank Spandigo of Glen View.
Miss Carolina White of the Chicago Grand Opera company gave a song recital at the Evanston theater, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. This was the first of two concerts to be given under the management of Lawrence Creath Ammons and Josephine Rea-Ammons. The second one will be a piano recital by Mrs. Fannie Blumfield Zrisler, on Wednesday afternoon, March 12. The patronesses are: Mrs. W. A. Illsley, Mrs. Chancelor L. Jenks, Miss Alta Miller, Mrs. Orne Oleberg, Mrs. N. R. Marshall, Mrs. P. C. Lutkin, Mrs. John R. Lindgren, Mrs. Marshall M. Kirkman, Mrs. Clara L. Woodyatt, Mrs. Charles N. Stevens, Mrs. John C. Spry, Mrs. F. E. Hurlbut, Mrs. Paul Tuetgens, Mrs. J. C. Shaffer, Mrs. Louis W. Parkes, Mrs. L. B. Warner, Mrs. James A. Patten, Mrs. Ernest Rickett, Mrs. Clifford M. Ellis, Mrs. Joseph E. Paden, Mrs, Daniel H. Burnham. Mrs. C. D. Congdon and Mrs. John Dole.
The "500" club gave a party Friday night at the home of Mrs. Aubrey Prosser, 811 Colfax street.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Graff, 846 Judson avenue, left Tuesday for an indefinite trip to San Antonio, Tex.
Miss Helen Snyder, 2715 Woodbine avenue, was hostess at an informal dancing party Saturday evening.
Mrs. C. E. Clifton, 581 Ingleside place, has as her guest her brother, Mr. L. C. Merrill of New York City.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Shellberg of 811 Oakton street have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nelson of Moline, Ill.
John Welland, Jr., 1516 Greenwood boulevard, after a week's illness, has recovered. Mrs. Welland is now quite ill with grippe.
Mrs. D. B. Frankenburger of Milwaukee is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Raymond Young Sanders, 2325 Hartray avenue.
Mr. H. M. Rosenberg and Miss Frances Rosenberg of Evanston spent a day this week at the Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Mich.
Mrs. Mary L. Person and her daughter, Miss Louise Person, 1608 Forest avenue, have gone to Berkeley, Cal., to be gone two weeks.
Dr. and Mrs. Timothy P. Frost, 1632 Hinman avenue, gave a reception Friday afternoon from 4 to 6 o'clock for the university students.
Mrs. W. H. Harrison of Mansfield, la., after a several months visit with her daughter, Miss Alice Harrison, 326 Dempster street, has returned south.
Mr. John Meaker, Jr., Pioneer road, manager of the American Steel and Wire company, is on a business trip through the Dakotas and Canada.
Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Grant, 2320 Orrington avenue, will have as their week-end guests Mrs. R. W. Stacey and Mr. D. D. Dayton of Minneapolis, Minn.
Miss Bertha Smith, 1130 Madison street, gave a card party Thursday in honor of her twenty-first birthday. Four beautiful prizes were given and won by Miss Lucile Baumhardt and Mr. Robert Sorenson, Miss Viola Hanacheck and Mr. Fred Daron.
Rev. George Craig Stewart, 404 Lee street, was in Philadelphia, Pa., last week, where he spoke in the Garrick theater. He returned home Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Reynolds, 1241 Judson avenue, and Mrs. R. A. Montgomery, 1130 Judson avenue, left Saturday for a five weeks' trip to California.
A special meeting of the art and literature department of the Woman's club is called for Tuesday, March 4, at 2:30 p. m. at the Methodist church parlors, for the election of officers for the year 1913-1914.
On Tuesday afternoon the annual musicale of the Woman's club was given. Mrs. Ora M. Fletcher, soprano, and Mr. Alfred Goldman, violinist, both well known in Evanston, are among those who took part.
Mrs. L. F. Kunstam, 2505 Park place, was hostess at a colonial luncheon Friday. Her guests were the Misses Randolph, Russell and Lolcester of the Evanston Stock company, and Miss Dorothy Rae of Wilmette. Those assisting were Mrs. R. E. MacRae and Mrs. Edward Munson.
A very interesting debate was given at the Central Street school Thursday afternoon by a number of the pupils of the seventh grade on, "Which is the more advantageous, country or city life?" The debaters were Nanine Watt, Mary Valentine, Elizabeth Risley and Edna Wallace.