What People are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Apr 1913, p. 5

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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Edwin F. Walker has gone to New York on a business trip.

Mr. Earl Mahdood, 2329 Hartzell street, is spending a week in Sioux City, Iowa.

S. Weinberger of the Public Service company have taken an apartment in the Westminster.

Mrs. Lincoln A. Brown, 1453 Maple avenue, left Tuesday morning for New York to be gone a week.

Mr. O. W. Youngquist, 2501 Elm avenue, left Monday morning for a short business trip to Pittsburgh, Pa.

Miss Margaret Kedzie, 1514 Ridge avenue, and Miss Schmidt, left Thursday for a two months' European tour.

Rev. Frank Orman Beck, 2541 Prairie avenue, returned Tuesday morning from a short trip to New Albany, Indiana.

Mr. and Mrs. harry F. Ward and family, 2512 Park place, have returned from California, where they have spent the winter.

The Delta Kapa Phi and the Zeta Beta Phi sororities will give an informal dance Saturday evening in the ballroom of the Woman's Club.

Miss Emma Roberts, formerly of Evanston, has been here from Michigan for three weeks visiting friends and relatives her and in Chicago.

Mrs. M. B. Sterrett, 2505 Hartzell street, was called to Philadelphia Monday on account of the sudden fdeath of her mother, Mrs. Samuel Hepburn.

Miss Helen Freeland, 2148 Sherman avenue, and her aunt, Mrs. E. J. Tyler of Hollywood, California, sailed Saturday for Naples, Italy, to be away a year.

Mrs. George P. Engelhard, 1521 Hinman avenue, and Mrs. H. B. Wheelock, 1040 Hinman avenue, left last week for a rest at the Battle Creek sanitarium.

Miss Lois Goltra, 1612 Hinman avenue, was a luncheon hostess Monday in honor of the members of the Chi Omega sorority. Covers were laid for twelve.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Starkweather, 1824 Chicago avenue, will move into their home, 1044 Lake Shore Drive, as soon as improvements are completed.

Miss Genevieve Griffin of the "Little Theater Company" in the Fine Arts building, Chicago, spent several days with her friend, Mrs. Frederick B. Carter, Jr., 1024 Judson avenue, last week.

" A Midsummer Night's Dream" will be given Saturday afternoon, April 26, at the Evanston Woman's club by the literary societies at Northwestern. Only ladies may attend. Tickets are fifty cents.

Mr. and Mrs. Edmund T. Perkins, 1312 Oak avenue, left Tuesday for St. Louis, Mo., to attend the National Drainage Congress, of which Mr. Perkins is vice-president. They will be there until Monday.

Miss Janet W. Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Smith, 1642 Ridge avenue, and Miss Margaret F. Kedzie, are on their way to Europe. They sailed Saturday for Italy on the "Oceanic" to be away several weeks.

The Mary Giddings circle will give a card party this afternoon in the Woman's club building for the benefit of the Illinois Children's Home. tickets may be had from Mrs. Charles Boers, 700 Michigan avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gerould and daughter, Miss Helen, and son, Walter, 1200 Judson avenue, returned Sunday morning from Pasadena and Berkeley, California. Mr.Frank Gerould is home from Ithaca for Easter vacation.

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Allen Coleman of Winston-Salem, N.C., have issued invitations to the marriage of their daughter, Amy Carroll, and Mr. Henry Minor Huxley of the University club of Evanston, which is to take place Tuesday evening.

The regular monthly meeting of the University guild was held Tuesday afternoon at 2:45 o'clock in Lunt library. Mr. Charles Francis Brown gave a stereopticon lecture on "Post Impressionism and the International Exhibition of Modern Art at the Art Institute."

Several students of the Asheville, N.C., School for Boys were detained a week from returning to school on account of the high waters. They left Monday. They were Messrs. Alfred Bangs, Louis A. Ferguson, Jr., Kenneth Burns, Robert Lamont and Walter Wing.

The Masons are ending their California trip with motoring. They left Friday from Los Angeles for San Francisco; spent Sunday in Santa Barbara. Later they will stop at Paso Robles and Monterey and sail April 12 on the Manchuria for Hawaii, returning to Evanston about May 5. In their party are Mr. and Mrs. William S. Mason, Miss Dorothy Mason, Miss Holden, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad H. Poppenshusen, Mrs. Forest Hopkins and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Drain [unclear].

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Judge William C. Levere is in Indianapolis, Indiana, for a few days.

H. B. Judson, 912 Ridge avenue, has gone to New York on a business trip.

Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Burch, 931 Asbury avenue, have gone to Lawrence, Michigan to reside.

Mr. [damaged] John Pynchon, 1731 Wesley avenue, returned Saturday from a trip to St. Paul, Minnesota.

Mrs. Emma D. Clayton, 603 Davis street, will leave May 1 for Europe to spend the summer.

The official board meeting of the Covenant Methodist Episcopal church has been postponed until April 14.

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Mauff gave a small tea Sunday evening at their home, 1574 Ashland avenue.

Miss Lillian Brammer, 831 Judson avenue, has as her guest Miss Bessie Gillet of Sterling, Colorado

Mr. and Mrs. Lynn A. Williams, 568 Ingleside place, announce the birth of a son Friday, April 4.

Miss Edna Beckstrom entertained at cards Saturday evening at her home, 1450 Sherman avenue.

Miss Grace Henshaw of Ravenswood was the week-end guest of Miss Isabel Dale, 2327 Central street.

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Brown, 2235 Harrison stree, entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of Miss Mabel Mason.

Miss Irene Good of the Kindergarten institute was the weekend guest of Miss Kathryn Rose, 2410 Park place.

Mrs. C. R. Switzer, 1323 Elmwood avenue is home. She has returned form Winter Park, Florida, her summer home.

Arbor day will be celebrated Friday, April 18, and bird day on Thursday, April 24, by all the schools in Cook County.

Mr. Clark Hogue of Chicago spent the weekend as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Burnham, 1225 Hinman avenue.

Miss Florence Schroeder of Elgin, Illinois, was the weekend guest of her brother, Mr. Arthur Schroeder, 2300 Colfax street.

On April 15 the A Capella choir of Northwestern university will give a concert at Mandel hall at the University of Chicago.

Mr. Cyrus Williams, 2607 Park place, returned Monday to Cornell after spending the Easter vacation with his parents.

Miss Shaw of Chicago, Illinois, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Schumacher, 2406 Hartzell street, for an indefinite period.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl David Johnson of Denver, Colorado, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Johnson, 2306 Colfax street, for an indefinite period.

The Mary Giddings Neighborhood club was entertained Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. George A. Weston, 653 Forest avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Cleveland, 1508 Hinman avenue, are entertaining their daughter, Mrs. Edward Kuharski and children of Rockford, Illinois.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kane, 1251 Asbury avenue, will return April 15 from California, where they have been spending the winter months.

Dr. Clyde A. Gable, wife and little son Billie, were Sunday guests of the doctor's brother and wife, Dr. and Mrs. J. Emmett Gable, 1639 Orrington avenue.

Miss Elizabeth Kartheiser will leave Saturday for a short visit with the Misses Aurora and Elizbeth Cassell at Milwaukee. The Misses Cassel were formerly of Evanston.

Mr. Andrew Lincoln Smith, football player and coach of the University of Pennsylvania, spent Sunday the guest of Mr. Carlton Randolph, 408 Lake street. Mr. Smith is on his way to Purdue to coach the team there.

Mr. John E. Blunt and daughter, Miss Margaret Blunt, 1560 Asbury Avenue, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Blunt, Jr., 1570 Ashland avenue, and Mr. and MRs. W. G. Stoughton, 1560 Asbury avenue, are home from Pasadena, California.

Mrs. Malcolm B. Sterrett, 1505 Hartzell street, was called to Philadelphia the last of the week on account of the sudden death of her mother, Mrs. Samuel Hepburn. The funeral was held Sunday at Carlisle, Pa., the former home of Mrs. Hepburn.

Studentents of Northwestern University whose homes are in Pennsylvania have formed a Pennsylvania club. Six students of the college of liberal arts are charter members, but it is intended to extend the membership to all departments of the university.

Mrs. Otto Otterstrom, 1108 Church street, was dinner hostess Friday evening. The color scheme, pink and white, was manifest in the candles and decorations. Her guests were the Misses Anna Cooper, A. Dorothy, Lillie Erickson, Mattie Peterson, Julia Wolf, Messrs. Harry Holmberg, Alex Erichson, Lindstrom.

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H. B. Judson, 912 Ridge avenue, has gone to New York on a business trip.

Mr. H. J. Pickering and family have moved from 1200 Elmwood avenue to 1100 Maple avenue.

Mrs. Clara Muno, 803 Davis street, has been ill for a week with an acute attack of heart trouble.

Mr. O.J. Mochon, proprietor of the NOrth Shore Grocery, has taken a week's trip to his home in Leeds, S. D.

Miss Eleanor Orr, daughter of Mrs. Arthur Orr, has arrived in the city after a visit of several weeks in Bermuda.

There will be a rummage sale at Delano mission, corner of Maple avenue and Simpson street, on April 17 and 18.

Mrs. John A. Colby, 820 Hinman avenue, is entertaining her sister, Mrs. J. C. Wirts of Delavan, Wisconsin, for a brief visit.

Prof. and Mrs. H. H. Kingsley and family, 1334 Hinman avenue, will move May 1 to their own home, 1220 Judson avenue.

Mrs. D. F. Brant, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. M. M. Ball, 517 Rinn street, has returned to her home in Pittsburg [sic].

Mrs. C. W.Howe (nee Edith Hebert) of Sioux City, Iowa, arrived Sunday and will be the guest for several weeks of her uncles, D. A.W. Hebert and Joseph W. Hebert, 1824 Hinman avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Starkweather, 1824 Chicago avenue, returned Sunday night from Dubuque, Iowa, where they were called last week on account of the illness and death of Mrs. Starkweather's brother, Dr. Allen Staples.

Prof. and Mrs. Robert L. Comnock, 1804 Hinman avenue, will spend a year abroad, sailing early in July. They are at the Avenue House until leaving. They have rented their home to Mr. and Ms. Edwin S. Mills, who move from 1229 Judson avenue.

Teh Women's league of Northwestern university is to give its annual party for men at the Northwestern gymnasium Friday evening, April 11. An active interest is being taken by the wives and members of the faculty in this event. The election of the May Queen and May fete will be under the direction of the league.

Mrs. H. M. Sage and M iss Sage, 1803 Chicago avenue, leave Evanston tomorrow for New York. On April [unclear] they take the steamer Canopic of the White Star line for Europe. Their landing will be at Carnes, southern France. Miss Sage will continue the study of French and take up German and Italian. They will remain abroad for a year, spending next winter in Berlin.

Friday evening an "Everybody's birthday party" will be given by the Brotherhood of Wheadon M. E. Church in the parlors of the church. For admission, guests are supposed to place in the small bags which will be presented to them upon arrival, a sum equal t0 their age. A short proram will be given and refreshments served. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

A very pretty dinner party was given Friday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick T. Connor, 125 Dempster street, in honor of Miss Marjorie Kimball. The rooms were decorated in pink and white. Those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blue, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Corey, Miss Helen Otis, Miss Lois Linthicum, Mr. Daniel H. Burnham, Mr. Thomas Tallmadge and Mr. Richard Northrup.

Miss Genevieve Weiland, 914 Madison street, celebrated her seventh birthday Saturday afternoon. Forteen of her little mates ere sharers in a birthday party. Roses decorated the home. Candles surrounded the birthday cake, which delighted the little folks. Her guests were Lucile Weiland, Marjorie Cliffert, Grace Norman, Alice Teufert, Charlotte Thompson, Caroline Fanning, Isabel Gushwa, Esther Weiland, Anna Schmitz, Agnes Forster, Margaret and Elizabeth Bowers of Evanston and Gertrude Fillis and Madonna Faust of Chicago.

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Mr. Lucian Ellsworth of Libertyville, Illinois, spent Sunday as the guest of his aunt, Mrs. E. E. Betts, 2219 Central street.

Mrs. S. G. Strickland was hostess at a tea Monday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Kingsbury, at her home, 1574 Asbury avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dunbar entertained the bridal party of Mrs. Augustus Knight (nee Miss Katherine French) Monday evening at the Blackstone.

Mrs. Frank L. Borton, 1827 Wesley avenue, left Friday morning for Morrestown, N.J., where she will visit her daughter, Mrs. Milo B. Williams.

Mr. and Mrs.Arthur P. Bowen from Riverside, Illinois, will occupy 1024 Judson avenue after May 1. Mr. Bowen is director of purchases of the Pullman Car company.

Julian Armstrong, 1509 Forest avenue, gave a box party Saturday evening at the Fine Arts building, seeing "The Silver Box," in honor of Miss Katherine French.

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What People are Doing in Evanston