What People Are Doing In Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 5

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Mrs. Thomas Sidley, 1142 Judson avenue, was a luncheon hostess Tuesday. Mrs. G. R. Baillee, 922 Main street, is spending several weeks in St. Paul, Minn. Miss Martha Smith, 1622 Ridge avenue, is home from St. Maries, Burlington, N. J. Miss Evelyn Hauser, 722 Monroe street, has returned from Lasalle seminary. Mr. James Grantham, 2415 Hartzell street, spent the week-end in Wauwattosa, Wis. Mr. Malone of Colorado is the guest of his sister, Mrs. Arthur Roberts, 2203 Central street. Mrs. Mitchell of Gary, Ind., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Arthur Roberts, 2203 Central street. Miss Helen McMurphy, 1202 Main street, has returned from St. Angeles to spend the Easter vacation. Miss Emeline Goodrow, 529 Lee street, is enjoying Easter vacation with her parents in Elgin, Ill. Mr. R. Knowlenberg and son, Robert, 415 Rinn street, are home from a two weeks' visit to Richmond, Ind. Miss Harriet Tuthill, 1142 Judson avenue, will entertain ten of her college friends Friday at luncheon. Mrs. Ralph C. Taylor, 1580 Ashland avenue, entertained two tables of bridge at her home Tuesday. evening. Miss Helen Snyder, 2725 Woodbine avenue, entertained Miss Dorothy Dietz of Wilmette at luncheon Tuesday. Mrs. Frank E. Payne, 1810 Sherman avenue, is entertaining Miss Ethel Burnham of Adrian, Mich., for two weeks. Mrs. Edward Walders of La Grange, Ill., spent a few days the guest of her mother, Mrs. C. P. Bartlett, 827 Greenleaf street. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rasmussen, 437 Judson avenue, entertained Mr. and Mrs. John Graham of

Gary, Ind., for the week-end. Mrs. A. L. Arnold of the Park apartments is entertaining her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Mason and little son, Arnold, of Belding, Mich. Miss Ruth Mitchell, 2203 Central street, returned Sunday from a short visit in Gary, Ind. Her brother, Mr. Henry Mitchell, returned with her to spend the day. Mr. Fred W. Reford, 2731 Park place, attended the funeral of his uncle, Mr. Robert Reford, at Montreal, Canada, last week. He also visited relatives in Toronto. Watson Harpham of Evanston, who is a member of the Yale baseball team, has gone on a southern trip with the Yale team, and did not come home for the vacation. Miss Britton, the matron of Pearsons hall, was hostess Sunday at an Easter luncheon for the young ladies of the hall. Easter lilies and daffodils were the decorations. Mrs. Carl Williams gave a luncheon for the alumnae chapter of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority at her home, 2233 Orrington avenue, Wednesday afternoon in honor of Miss Zelda Hanson and Miss Marion Jennings. Mr. and Mrs. Willard J. Dixon of Edgewater will give a card party Saturday evening in honor of their guest. Those present from Evanston will be Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rundall, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Early, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Taylor. Miss Rachel Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Jones, and Chauncey Goodrich Hobart, both of this city, were married in the First Methodist church Tuesday evening. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. T. Hobart, father of the bridegroom, assisted by Rev. T. P. Frost. Mr. Walter Hyland, 513 Main street, leaves Saturday for Bellingham, Wash., having been appointed cashier of the Bellingham and Northern railway, which is controlled by the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway company. Mrs. Hyland and daughter will remain here until May. Mrs. Warner Baird, formerly Miss Julia Dole, of this city, and a bride of the early winter, will be matron of honor at the wedding of Miss Mary Van Dusen, of Minneapolis to Charles Bolles Rogers, formerly of Chicago. The wedding will take place in Minneapolis on May 7. Miss Van Dusen was one of the attendents at the wedding of Miss Dole to Mr. Baird. The March meeting of the Neighborhood club will be held at Central Street school, Central street and Stewart avenue, Friday evening. Philip Fox, professor of astronomy at Northwestern university, will give a stereopticon lecture on "Astronomy." The seventh and eigth grade pupils of the Central Street school will give a number of folk dances. Piano and vocal music will also be one of the specialties. A good crowd is being looked for. Mrs. F. B. Finch, 1806 Colfax street, has returned from a visit to New York. Mr. Wade Chapman, 1233 Oak avenue, left Tuesday night for Hartford, Conn. Mrs. O. W. Hinckley, 1015 Greenwood boulevard, has returned from California. Miss Mary Boyles, 2521 Hartzell street, has returned from Battle Creek, Mich. A delightful Easter dance was given Monday evening by the I. O. O. F. and their friends. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Dean, 1106 Church street, gave a family Easter dinner Sunday. Mrs. Marshall Ayars of New York is visiting Mrs. A. Starr Best, 1976 Orrington avenue. Miss Pearl Ranous, 808 Reba place, has returned from a seven weeks' trip to Keota, Iowa. Mr. Charles Roberts, 2444 Hartray avenue, has returned from an extended business trip. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence R. Wilder, 1217 Hinman avenue, have returned from Boston, Mass. Dwight H. Perkins, 2319 Lincoln street, rerturned Friday from a short business trip to England. The Luncheon "500" club met Monday at the home of Mrs. A. H. Childs, 1563 Oak avenue. Mrs. James Ferguson was a luncheon hostess for eight guests Friday at her home, 1315 Main street. Miss Mary Hotchkiss of Fox Lake, Wis., is visiting Mrs. James Roy O'Zanne, 2627 Stewart avenue. Mr. J. S. Kellogg, 1458 Maple avenue, had as his week-end guest Mr. Joseph S. Skinner of Princeton, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Turner of Beliot, Wis., are spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. P. Gaynor, 536 Lindgren street. M. C. Clancy of Spokane, Wash., and daughter, Miss Marion Clancy of Dana hall, formerly of Evanston, are at the Greenwood Inn. Mrs. W. H. Horning of Holland, Mich., who has been the guest of her son, Dr. A. T. Fisher and family, 2522 Jackson avenue, for three weeks, returned home Monday morning. The Knights of Columbus held an Easter dance Monday evening at St. Mary's hall. Two hundred couples attended. Mr. George Weiland had charge of the decorations, which were beautiful. The ladies served frappe. Mrs. E. F. Hanck was hostess Saturday evenin to a card party of six couples. After the games were finished an elaborate dinner was served in honor of the birthday of Mr. Elmer Oesting, 2653 Stewart avenue, her guest. Mrs. Catharine Waugh McCulloch left Tuesday evening at 9:20 o'clock on the suffrage special train, with a number of Chicago women, for St. Louis to attend the Mississippi Valley conference to be held there April 2, 3 and 4. Mrs. F. E. Ward, 1960 Sheridan road, with her sons Billie and Bobbie, has been at Belleair, Fla., since Feb. 26. Mr. Ward, who had some time before made the southern trip to the Bermudas and Trinidad, met them in Florida. They will come home together about the first of April. Mr. Ward's mother accompanies them. The Luther league of St. Paul's M. E. church was represented Monday evening at the delegates' meeting in Chicago at Grace Lutheran church. The following were the representatives: Mrs. Lloyd Walter, Miss Anna Doerr, Miss Elizabeth Sonnenberg, Lillian Dorband, Mrs. Elckling and Miss Gertrude Hedblom. A stereopticon lecture was much enjoyed. Mrs. J. H. B. Howell, 1327 Chicago avenue, has returned from Portland, Ore., where she was called suddenlly on account of the illness of Mrs. J. H. Boyd, formerly of Evanston. She left Mrs. Boyd improving. Mrs. Howell returned via Los Angeles, where she visited her son, Mr. Frederick A. Howell, who is connected with the Pacific Telephone company. "A World of Girls," a short comedy, interspersed with reading, songs and music, will be given by the Oak Leaf circle on Friday evening, March 28, at the Covenant M. E. church. The club has pledged a generous sum to the building fund of the church and in this manner are attempting to raise the required amount. Tickets may be had from any of the members for only a small sum. For some time it has been the custom of the ladies of the Christian church to have a social afternoon each month and celebrate the birthdays of members occurring in that month, meeting at the home of one of their number. The March celebration was Tuesday, with Mrs. Blair of Rogers Park as hostess, at which time Mrs. Blair, Mrs. Welllington Cobb and Mrs. U. G. Buck of Evanston celebrated their natal day. Mrs. Frances E. Finch, [damaged] Colfax street, is home from a trip to New York. Miss Grace Hotalling, 318 Main street, spent the week-end in Fond du Lac, Wis. Mr. J. S. Kellogg, 1458 Maple avenue, has as his guest Mr. W. J. Bane of Olney, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Burch, 931 Asbury avenue, will move this week to Lawrence, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Wilder, 1217 Hinman avenue, have returned home from Boston, Mass. Mrs. William F. Stahl, 1032 Hinman avenue, is entertaining Mrs. T. H. Gardner of Quincy, Ill. Mr. Edwin Hoover, 104 Judson avenue, has returned from New Haven for the Easter holidays. Miss Florence Ware, 1021 Judson avenue, is home from Smith college for her Easter vacation. Evanston lodge 673, I. O. O. F., gave an informal dance Monday evening at their hall, 604 Davis street.

Mr. Evenden Williams was the guest of his mother, Mrs. Theodore E. Williams, 322 Main street, last week. Mrs. Mary A. Cayzer, 418 Hamilton street, will spend three months in Pittsburgh, Pa., leaving Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Cunningham and son, 1318 Forest avenue, returned Sunday from French Lick Springs. Mrs. George Burden and Mrs. John Cavanaugh, 908 Washington street, returned Saturday from Titusville, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allen Norris, 2327 Harrison street, welcomed a baby girl to their home, Friday, March 21. Mrs. J. J. Charles, 1310 Hinman avenue, and daughters, Frances and Martha, are home from Pasadena, Cal. Mr. C. M. Cole of Barnesville, Ohio, is the guest of his brother-in-law, Mr. Wesley L. Knox, 804 Hinman avenue. Mr. J. L. Alabaster, 719 Noyes street, left Saturday on a business trip to Los Angeles and Pasadena, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. James S. Lewis, 1039 Forest avenue, returned Sunday from Palm Beach, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ferry, 2130 Harrison street, left Saturday for a week's visit with Mrs. Ferry's mother in Oak Park. Mr and Mrs. H. A. Poppenhusen, 653 Michigan avenue, left Friday on a trip to Florida and other southern points. Miss Marion Holmes of Pittsburgh, Pa., was the week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Woods, 1145 Judson avenue. Mr. Frank Y. Norris, [damaged] Harrison street, spent the week-end with his son , Mr. Warren E. Norris, in Aurora, Ill. Miss Gertrude Carter, 412 Greenwood boulevard, left Saturday for Pittsburgh, Pa., where she will visit for a week. Mrs. F. J. Schmidt, 805 Fifteenth street, Wilmette, gave a dinner party Monday night. Covers were laid for twenty-four. David G. Thompson, who is attending Illinois university, is spending the Easter vacation at his home, 1629 Hinman avenue. Miss Anna Ellsworth of La Fayette, Ind., after a delightful visit with Mrs. W. T. Kester, 616 Noyes street, has returned home. Mrs. Louis A. Wheeler, 1025 Elmwood avenue, has as her guest her mother, Mrs. L. A. Fuller of Mt. Vernon, New York. Miss Violet Patten, Davis street and Forest avenue, returned Wednesday from Westover, Conn. to spend the Easter vacation. Prof. Frank W. Nichols, 839 Judson avenue, is home from a vacation trip to Holly, Flint, Lansing and other Michigan places. Major Redington, 512 Lake street, attended the meeting of the secretaries of Dartmouth college, held in Hanover, N. H., recently. Mrs. Frank H. Russell and Miss Cora Brooks of the Hamilton left Saturday to give a demonstration of the [damaged] rhythmic gymnastics. Miss Eleanor Van Vlissingen, who is attending the Milwaukee Downer academy, is back for the Easter vacation at her home, 315 Davis street. Mr. and Mrs. William Moulton, 205 Main street, expect to leave for Dunkirk, N.Y. the last of the mont, where their future home is located. Mrs. John C. Williams and two daughters, Gladys and Helen, 1307 Chicago avenue, returned Friday from a visit to Racine and Milwaukee, Wis. Miss Marjorie Van Horne of Arlington Heights, spent the Easter vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Van Horne, [damaged] Judson avenue. Mrs. Hetty Thomas and children, Clara and Rebecca, of Rockford, Ill., who have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. T. Abbott, 1829 Hinman avenue, returned home Friday morning. Miss Marion Powell, 824 Hinman avenue, has returned from a two monthsl trip through the South. She traveled through Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana and the Lone Star state. Mrs. Wilbur D. [damaged], 722 Colfax street is ill. Prof. Willard E. Hotchkiss, 744 Milburn street, was in St. Louis last week on a business trip. Mr. Basil Ward, 1225 Elmwood avenue, is on a two weeks' business trip in Grand Rapids, Mich. Mrs. James Ferguson, 1315 Main street, was hostess Friday at her home at an informal luncheon for eight guests. Miss Mabel Heron, a teacher in Knox college at Galesburg, Ill., spent her Easter vacation at home, [damaged] Garfield place. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Rogers, accompanied by Mrs. James S. Lewis, 1039 Forest avenue, returned Sunday from Palm Beach, Fla. Mrs.

F. R. Ayres and daughter, Miss Zelda, of Leaf River, Ill., have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Potter of the Elmwood. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rasamussen, 437 Judson avenue, had as their week-end guests Mr. and Mrs. John Graham of Gary, Ind. Miss Dorothy Andrews, 1888 Sheridan road, returned Friday from National Cathedral, Washington, D. C., for the Easter vacation. Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Jones, 1639 Hinman avenue, have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Lockwood J. Towne and little daughter of Urbana, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Jones, 1639 Hinman avenue, have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Lockwood J. Towne and little daughter of Urbana. Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frederick Blue, 427 Greenwood boulevard, have been the guests of Miss Helen Otis at Barrington, Ill., for a few days. The engagement of Miss Helen Otis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Spender Otis, of Barrington, Ill, to Daniel Hudson Burnham, Jr., 232 Dempster street is announced. Monday, April 14, Miss Josephine Haviland Webster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Towner K. Webster, 521 Grove street, will be married to Mr. Walter A. Strong at the First Presbyterian church. Her bridal part will be Mrs. William D. Dean, 1122 Judson avenue, matron of honor, Miss Catherine Wilson of Lexington, Ky., maid of honor, and Miss Edna Rittenhouse of this city, Miss Alice Kitchell and Miss Louise Kitchell of Chicago, bridesmaids. John W. Wilder of Chicago will serve as best man and the ushers will be John Stewart Hale of Minneapolis, Arthur C. Strong of Burlington, Iowa, Harry J. Dunbaugh of Chicago, E. Fred Crane of Mount Sterling, Ill., and W. Bradley Tyrell of Delavan, Wis. Mr. [damaged] Ward, [damaged] Elmwood avenue, returned Sunday morning from a two weeks' business trip to St. Louis, Kansas City, and the West. Mrs. E. A. Van Benthuson, [damaged] Central avenue, Wilmette, announce the engagement of her daughter, Grace E. to Barton Emory Buckmman of Wilmette. Mr. Edward N. DeWitt, director of athletics at Lawrence college, Wis., spent the week-end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Guy M. Pelton, 1419 Lake street. Mrs. Edward L. Middleton, 818 Main street, had as her guests at luncheon Friday Mrs. Sybil Stevens of Chicago and Mrs. George F. Gonsalves of Hubbard Woods. Mr. Wm. Thomson and family, who have resided at Greenwood Inn for some time, have taken the house at 1028 Hinman avenue, and will move on or about April 1. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frederick Blue gave an informal supper Sunday evening at their home, [damaged] Greenwood boulevard, in honor of Miss Helen Otis of Barrington, Ill. An extra evening meeting of the University guild will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James A Patten, Ridge avenue and Lake street, this evening at 8 o'clock. Master David Marvin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arla B. Marvin, 1213 Michigan avenue, entertained with an Easter party, Monday afternoon in celebration of his sixth birthday. Mrs. Carl Williams gave a luncheon for the alumnae chapter of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority at her home, 1233 Orrington avenue, Wednesday afternoon. The guests of honor were Miss Zelda Hanson and Miss Marian Jennings. The eighth of a series of musicales was given at the home of Mrs. W. M. Mitchell, 2303 Harrison street, Sunday evening. Mesdames M. F. Warner, H. G. Tate, W. L. McKay and Mrs. W. E. Kidder were soloists and Mr. Theodore Chaffee, Mr. W. M. Mitchell, Dr. A. V. Coffman and Mr. W. E. Kidder composed the male quartet. The flower sale given by the young women of the Rosemary club Saturday in the parlors of the Virginia hotel for the benefit of the Home for Destitute Crippled Children, was a great success, several hundred dollars being realized. Miss Eleanor Spry, 1101 Forest avenue, who is a debutante of the season, had charge of the sale of the cakes and candles. [damaged] Miss Bessie Dunbar of Chicago entertained forty guests at bridge at the South Shore Country cllub Tuesday in honor of Miss Sarah Browne, 1012 Judson avenue, whose marriage will take place April 12. Mrs. Frederick Earle French 1047 Judson avenue, entertained the bridal party of her daughter, Miss Katharin French, Saturday evening. A rehearsal of the ceremony was given afterward at St. Luke's church. The Visitation Alumnae auxiliary gave a luncheon at the Dixie tea room, 5426 Sheridan road, Tuesday. The hostesses were Mrs. John P. O'Connor, 822 Seward place, and Mrs. T. E. Connor, 1418 Elmwood avenue. Miss Elsie Greer, who is a student of Northwestern university, living at 630 University place, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. J. J. Green, returned to their home in Kansas City, Mo., last week for the Easter vacation. Miss Isabel Frances Irvin, former domestic science teacher in school district 76, now of Chicago, will be married Saturday at 8 o'clock at the family residence, 4443 North Ashland avenue, to Mr. Samuel Dwight Works. Mr. Thomas Connor, Jr., [damaged] Davis street, left Monday night for Los Angeles, Cal., to visit his sister, Mrs. Ed. O'Laughlin. Mr. Connor will remain there at least two years, engaging in the carpenter contracting business. Miss Florence Davis, 1102 Elmwood avenue, gave a birthday party Friday evening in honor of her sixteenth anniversary. Sixteen young people were present and many beautiful gifts were received. Refreshments were served and a most enjoyable evenig was reported by all. Mr. and Mrs. William F. Goltz, 1029 Ayars place, shipped their goods last week to Hartford, Mich., where they have purchased a fruit and poultry farm, and left for there Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Goltz have [damaged].

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What People Are Doing In Evanston