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

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Miss Edith Mathis, 2435 Central St., left yesterday to be the guest of Miss Jane Blackburn in Bloomington, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Winchet and two children, 1214 Foret avenue, are spending the week at French Lick Springs.

Mrs. Harry Squires, 1705 Rodge avenue, accompanied her husband on a four weeks' business trip to New York Saturday.

Miss Katherine Knight, 1326 Asbury avenue, will return this week from Northampton, Mass., to spend the Easter vacation.

Mrs. Raymond C. Cook, 1420 Davis Street, and Mrs. Irwin Rew, 1128 Ridge avenue, returned Tuesday from Camden, North Carolina.

Mr. August Matson was on over Sunday guest of his mother, Mrs. Matson, on Colfax street. He came from Muskegon, Michigan.

Mr. and Mrs. Archibald A. McKinley, 1164 Dempster street, were dinner guests Monday at the LaSalle Hotel St. Patrick banquet.

Mrs. Percival H. Truman, 2602 Harrison Street, was hostess Saturday evening to a small bridge party. There were two tables and auction was played.

Mrs. Frank E. Payne gave an informal tea Tuesday afternoon at her home 1810 Sherman avenue, in honor of her sister, Miss Ethel Burnham of Adrian, Michigan.

The many friends of Miss Mary Crabbe, for many years a resident of Evanston, wil lbe sorry to learn of her death last Thursday of Peritonitis at her late residence at Columbus, Ohio.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Daws and Miss Carolyn Dawes, Sheridan road and Greenwood boulevard, and Miss Rachel Warner, 943 Michigan avenue, returned Saturday from a trip to California.

The Oak Leaf circle gave a pot-luck supper at the home of the Misses Bertha and Esther Moore, 2306 Prairie avenue, Tuesday night. The decorations were in keeping with St. Patrick's day.

Mrs. J. Mitchell Hoyt and Miss Nina Winans will give the program next Monday before the members of the French Club at the home of Mrs. W. Irving Osborne, Ridge Avenue and Greenwood boulevard.

Rev. Lloyd W. Walter, pastor of St. Paul's English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elmwood avenue and Greenleaf street, Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, will speak on the subject, "The Son of God Betrayed."

Miss Beryl Dean of Evanston and Mr. C. Coupe of Rogers Park left Tuesday morning to act as maid of honor and best man at the wedding of Mr. Coupe's cousin, in Oklahoma. They will be gone two weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Dan McCann, Mr. and Mrs. Francis McCann, Mr. and Mrs. James McCann, Mr. William O O'Flaherty, Mr. and Mrs. George Kearney, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Enery are among the Evanston "Loyal Legion" attending St. Patrick's celebration Monday at the Hotel La Salle.

The Knights and Ladies of Honor had a cotillion and masquerade dance Monday night at the Evanston Auditorium, 691 Davis Street. About 150 were present. It was St. Patrick's night and everyone enjoyed the celebration. The $300 in prizes were to all, for each was in praiseworthy costume. W. E. Horton, 614 Davis street, took a spendid flashlight of the masqueraders.

Saturday evening Miss Alma Stantiko, of this city, was spokesman for a surprise party upon her brother-in-law, Mr. Louis Dorband, at Glen View. It was Mr. Dorgand's twenty-ninth birthday and about forty of his friends overwhelmed him in reminder of this fact. Besides his sister those from Evanston were Mr. Charles Pergande and family, 1933 Wesley avenue, and Miss Martha Stoltz from Niles Center.

The children of St. Mary's church gave a musical comedy Monday night at the parish hall. Songs of Ireland wre sung in costume, some in green, some in white. The different grades of the school gave several numbers. The Misses Anna O'Laughlin, Helen Conner and Elizabeth Connor danced an Irish jig and received two encores. Miss May O'Hare accompanied them on the piano. Father Egan talked on Ireland.

The Swedish M. E. Sunday school, corner of Grove street and Sherman avenue, Monday evening, had a delightful banquet. The candles and favors were in St. Patrick's colors, suggestive of the Emerald Isle. Covers were laid for eighty-five. Dr. Timothy P. Frost made the principal address of the evening, followed by the Chicago district superintendent, Rev. Swensen, and the laymen, Mr. Axel Pearson and Mr. Oliver Astgren, the pastor of the church, closing the services. It was a fine evening and everyone enjoyed the unfeigned Swedish good will and good cheer.

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Mr. Paul Harper, 1002 Lake street, will be home from Yale for Easter.

Miss Lucille Harrer, 1422 Florence avenue, spent Sunday at home in Niles Center.

Miss Gladys Burns, 1215 Judson avenue, is home from a three weeks' Eastern trip.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Wallingford, 1315 Davis street, are home from a southern trip.

Miss Nell Graves of Berlin, Wisconsin, is visiting Mrs. Frank R. Seelye, 724 Judson avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Primley, 903 Forest avenue, have gone to Pasadena, California, for a month.

Victor Ortlund, 1127 Elmwood avenue, is back from Mt. Clemens, Michigan, restored in health.

Mr. and Mrs. Luke I. Wilson moved last week to 1315 Hinman avenue from 903 Forest avenue.

Mrs. C. W. Rittenhouse, 1109 Grove street, has as her guest, Mrs. Frank Gregory of St. Paul, Minn.

Mr. Francis Knight, who is taking his master's degree from Hitchkiss, will be at home for Easter.

Miss Lillian Foster, 1220 Hinman avenue, returned Saturday from Minneapolis, after a short visit.

Prof. F. W. Nichols, 839 Judson avenue, will spend ten days in Michigan. He left yesterday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Luman R. Wing, 428 Greenwood boulevard, are at Hotel Royal Poniciana, Palm Beach, Florida.

Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Smith, 740 Hinman avenue, have sold their home to Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Jones, 744 Hinman avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tietgens and family, 1622 Forest place, left yesterday for a short trip to their farm in Kentucky.

Mrs. H. H. Harris, 820 Foster street, accompanied her guest, Miss Potter, to Greenville, Michigan, and will visit her mother.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wuichet and two children, 1214 Forest avenue, will go to French Lick Springs for Easter vacation.

Miss Rachel Jones was the guest of honor at a pre-nuptial luncheon Saturday in Oak Park given by Miss Helen Hitchcock.

Miss Magaret Rider, after a three weeks' visit with Mrs. Edward Darville, 726 Milburn street, left yesterday for Colorado.

There will be a Wells college noon luncheon next Tuesday at the Blackstone. Mr. Gabriskie, acting president, will be there.

Mrs. Joseph E. Paden, 1460 Chicago avenue, left Saturday with her daughter, Elizabeth, to visit in Litchfield, Ill., Mrs. Paden's father, Dr. Cult.

Miss Eleanor Hardie, 911 Hinman avenue, will return Friday from Albion college. Miss Lillian Ellicott of Grand Rapids will accompany her.

Miss Grace Pynchon, 1731 Wesley avenue, will return today from Joplin, Mo. She has been visiting Mrs. Frank Weeks, formerly Miss Hermona Letts.

Mrs. C. Hennecke of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Frederick H. Brammer, 831 Judson avenue, has returned to her home.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Yegge, 1550 Oak avenue, are on a two weeks' trip through the south. Mr. Yegge is on business. Their two sons accompanied them.

The Order of the Eastern Star March social committee entertained at a St. Patrick's party Monday night at the home of Mrs. W. L. Hess, 1230 Elmwood avenue.

Mr. Merrill McGowan, son of Mr. and Mrs. James McGowan, 611 Custer avenue, how has been on a five months' business trip to Manhattan, Kansas, is expected home soon.

Mrs. David R. Forgan and daughters, Misses Ethel and Marian Forgan, Chicago, have gone to Europe to remain until June. On their return they will open their home here.

Mrs. John F. Hahn, representing the Evanston Catholic Woman's Club, will speak March 28, on "Reciprocity" before a meeting of the West End Catholic Woman's club, at Nakama hall, Oak Park.

Mrs. C. E. Clifton and daughter, Miss Alice Clifton, 581 Ingleside Park, and Mr. Clifton's brother, Mr. Frank Clifton, left last night at 5 o'clock for Atlantic City, N. Y. for a ten days' rest and change.

Miss Mary Dawson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Dawson, 1225 Judson avenue, will arrive home from Wells college Saturday and her brother, Mr. Edwin Dawson, will be home from Cornell April fourth for their Easter vacation.

Rev. and Mrs. Frank Orman Beck, 2641 Prairie avenue, were called to Indianapolis, Indiana, Monday morning, owing to the sudden death of Rev. Beck's father. For this reason the evening services will be discontinued during the rest of the week at Covenant church.

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Mrs. William Holabird, 1500 Oak avenue, is home from Europe.

Mr. and Mrs. Lansing B. Warner, 942 [unclear] Michigan avenue, returned saturday from New York.

Miss Valerie Tomes of New York is spending a short time with Mrs. H. B. Slaughter, 502 Lee Street.

Mr. A. L. Dade, 1633 Hinman avenue, has gone to Texas.

Miss Leila Rowe and Miss Evan Owens of 1945 Orrington avenue have gone to Bedford, Indiana.

Miss Lillian Foster, 1220 Hinman avenue, returned Monday from a short visit in Minneapolis, Minn.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Gunthorp, 3435 Sheridan road, returned Saturday from an extended trip east.

Miss Faith Culver, 1514 Simpson street, entertained her cousins, Norman and Douglas Culver, Sunday.

Mrs. Frank Gregory of St. Paul, Minn., is spending a week as the guest of Mrs. C. W. Rittenhouse, 1109 Grove street.

Mr. Henry Mitchell of Gary, Indiana, spent the weekend with his sister, Miss Ruth Mitchell, 2203 Central street.

Miss Jane Blackburn of 21425 Central street, is spending her Easter vacation with her parents in Bloomington, Ill.

Mrs. Raymond C. Cook, 1420 Davis street, and Mrs. Irwin Rew, 1128 Ridge avenue, returned Tuesday from Camden, N.C.

Mrs. Paul Owsley was a luncheon hostess Monday in honor of Miss Josephine Webster at her home, 1829 Sheridan road.

The officers and teachers of the Swedish M. E. Church gave a St. Patrick's dinner Monday for the Sunday school at the church.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold F. Petersen of Lincoln street and Hartray avenue, returned home Saturday after spending several weeks in Florida.

Mr. Allan B. Clayton, Cornell university, will spend his Easter vacation with his mother, Mrs. Emma D. Clayton, 1714 Chicago avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. James Allen of New Bedford, Mass., left Sunday for the East after a two weeks' visit with Mr. George W. Smith, 146 Ridge avenue.

Miss Lillie Peterson, 809 Main street, entertained her sorority, Theta Sigma Phi, to a 500 card party Saturday afternoon. Twenty were present.

Mr. J. H. Lally lectured Sunday night at the Olympic club relative to his travels in Philadelphia, Washington and New York. About sixty views were shown.

A very interesting talk was given at the North End Y.M.C.A. yesterday afternoon to the boys and men of the community by Mr. J. M. Grantham on "Outdoor Sports."

Mr. and Mrs. Hess-Burr entertained with a musical Monday at their home, 1302 Davis street. Miss Myrtle Moies, mezzo-soprano, and Mrs. Bruno Steindl furnished the program.

Mrs. Charles Hill and children, Edgar, Dorothy, Inez, Charles and nurse, leave tomorrow night for Pasadena, California, to spend five or six weeks with Mr. Hill's mother, Mrs. Edgar A. Hill.

The monthly meeting of the W. C. T. U. will be held with Mrs. H. B. Ridgway, 1714 Hinman avenue, Friday afternoon at 2:30. An interesting program has been prepared and all are invited to attend.

Miss Bernice Huse of Mason City, Illinois, spent the weekend with Miss Esther Grantham, 2415 Hartzell street.

The Sigma Sigma sorority of Northwestern University gave an informal dance Saturday evening at the Wilmette Woman's Club.

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. O'Connell, Mr. and Mrs. J. Wynn, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. John Kerevan, Mr. and Mrs. James Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Salmon, K. of C.'s, attended the McCormick concert Sunday afternoon at Orchestra Hall, Chicago.

Miss Mildred Jones, student secretary of the Y.W.C.A. of the State University at Bloomington, Indiana, is home for the Easter holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel M. Jones, 1629 Hinman avenue, and to attend her sister, Miss Rachel Jones' wedding, March 25.

Mrs. Roland B. Ward, 831 Garfield place, entertained at her home Monday afternoon in honor of Mrs. William F. Goltz, the retiring president of the Ladies' Aid society of Wheadon M. E. church, who leaves in the early spring for Hartford, Michigan, where she and her husband have purchased a fruit farm and on which they will reside.

The order of Eastern Star March social committee entertained Saturday evening at a St. Patrick's party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Hess, 1230 Elmwood avenue. About fifty members and friends were present. Cards and games were played. Green prevailed in decorations and favors. The feature of the evening was the splendid readings of Mrs. Mary Mace Frederick, 1305 Judson avenue, who is taking a post graduate course at Cumnock School of Oratory. Mrs. Frederick's readings were in the Irish dialect and suitable to the occasion.

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Dr. Abram W. Harris, 1745 Chicago avenue, was elected president of the Pennsylvania Society of Chicago at the annual meeting held in the Hotel Sherman Saturday.

The ladies of Weadon M.E. Church gave a surprise party for Mrs. William Goltz, at the home of Mrs. Roland Ward, 832 Gaffield place, Monday afternoon. Mrs. Goltz leaves next week to make her home in Michigan.

Miss Kathryn Rose, 2410 Park place, was a luncheon hostess Saturday to twelve of her fellow students from Miss Page's kindergarten institute, Chicago. The decorations were in keeping with St. Patrick's day.

Mrs. Waldron, who for many years had resided in California and for some time has been living with her son and wife, MR. and Mrs. John J. Waldron, 1708 Orrington avenue, has been quite ill for two weeks with jaundice.

Dr. and Mrs. Ernest Hoag of Berkeley, California, have been visiting Mrs. Hoag's sister, Mrs. J. W. Howell, 2017 Sherman avenue. Dr. Hoag has gone to St. Paul, Minn. He has established a child hygiene department thoughout the state. Mrs. Hoag leaves for St. Paul this week.

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Mrs. C. M. Fairchild, 2700 Lincoln street, was luncheon hostess Friday. Twelve guests were invited.

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Church, 1211 Michigan Ave., are in Clearwater, Florida, spending a winter vacation with the doctor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Phillips.

The two sons of Rev. Albert L. Fisher, pastor of Wheadon M. E. church, have had tonsilitis. Winfield, who is attending Evanston Township high school, has been ill for a week, and Vance, a pupil of the Noyes street school, has also been ill for several days. Both are better now.

Guitar lessons, Tomaso's Studio, Rood Building.

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What People are Doing in Evanston