What People are Doing in Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Apr 1913, p. 5

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24 Apr 1913
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    Latitude: 42.04114 Longitude: -87.69006
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Mr. and Mrs. Sherman C. Kingsley, [unclear] Orrington avenue, will leave June 1 for Europe. Miss Helen Wilkinson, 1843 Ashland avenue, has recovered from an operation for appendicitis. Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Stultz, 912 [unclear] street, announce the birth of a son, Monday morning, April 21. Mrs. R. M. Conger entertained her card club Tuesday at an informal luncheon at the Greenwood Inn. Miss Esther Somerville, 1228 Forest avenue, left Wednesday for Boston and will sail April 26 for Europe. The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity will give an informal dance Saturday night at the Kenilworth Assembly hall. Mr. Gilbert and famiily of chicago will move to 726 milburn street May 1. Listed at the Avenue House: Mrs. H. Cham; J. F. Watson, Chicago; E. D. Holmes, La Grange, Illinois; Mrs. Mills Mr and Mrs. O. J. Mochon, 620 Clark street, are entertaining Miss Florence Johnson of Leeds, S. D. for two weeks. Mrs. J. A. Pitkin of Kalamazoo, Michigan, will spend one day this week with Mrs. Thomas C. Clark, 1424 Judson avenue. Mrs. Walter G. Lewis, 316 Main street, will leave next month to join her husband in New York, where they will make their home. Mr. and Mrs. James Harry Kidder of Wilmette have gone with their family to Los Angeles, California, where they expect to remain several months. The seven-months-old son, Albert, of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Adams, 1330 Washington street, was operated upon Monday at St. Francis' hospital. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Hemenway Methodist church will give a mystery social Friday evening at 7?45 o'clock. The admission will be by measurement. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E. Fleming, of 1545 East Sixty-first [61st] St., Chicago, will move May 1 to 516 Greenwood Boulevard. Mr. and Mrs. James Rood, Jr., will move to 410 Davis street, their own home. Dr. Lillian Johnson of Memphis, Tenn., sister of Mrs. Ida J. Shotwell, 630 University place, and her co-worker, Miss Noa [Nos ?], sail April 26 from New York for Europe on the Southern Corporation commission. Mrs. A. H. D'Arcy and sons, Clayton and Lowell, and her daughter, Miss Opal of Sacramento, California, arrived Monday for an extended visit with her sister-in-law, Mrs. John Reading, 520 Davis street. Mr. O. J. Mochon and family and their guest, Miss Florence Johnson of Leeds, S. D., their former home, and her friend, MR. Clyde Wells, will be Sunday guests of Mrs. Mochon's sister, Mrs. T. H. Lindley, 404 Lake Street, Chicago. Judge Thomas C. Clark, 1424 Judson avenue, and Mr. Frank H. McCulloch, [unclear] Orrington avenue, have just returned from two weeks' pleasure trip through the East, taking in Old Point Comfort, New york City and Providence, R. I. Miss Annie Anderson, 632 Davis street, who has been the guest of Miss Dyer for some time, left Tuesday morning for New York. She sailed Wednesday for Sweden, to return in the fall to Evanston, accompanied by her sister. Miss Elean Babcock, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Babcock, 44 Bellevue place, Chicago, will be married to Merrill Colt, 1420 Chicago avenue, June 7. The ceremony will take place at 8 o'clock in the evening at the Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago. MR. and Mrs. Allen Wass, 1425 Sherman avenue, and Miss Rebecca Hunter, Ridge avenue, have just returned from an extended visit through the South. They were delighted with both the climate and the scenery. They visited Tampa, St. Petersburg, Palm Beach and other points of interest. A delightful surprise party was given in honor of Miss Irene Pruener, 536 Wesley avenue, Sunday. Among those in attendance were Alice Nelson, Hazel Greenlund, Florence Smart, David Greenlund, Ellen Simpson, Margaret Carlson, Margart Schind, Caroline Schind, Theresa Custer and Hedwig Wilson. The Alpha Chi Omega sorority of Northtwestern Uniersity held their initiation at the home of Miss Ella Young, 1246 Forest avenue, yesterday afternoon. The following were initiated: Dorothy Persell, Helen Johnson, Gertrude Perry, Florence Hatch, Helen Hardie, IRene De Golyer, Berniece Holland, Gretchen Mueller and Helen Knutzen.

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Miss Edith Lacey, 305 Davis Street, is expected home early in May after a year's trip abroad. Mrs. Margaret Owsley of Evanston is with the William B. Mason party now en route to Honolulu. Mr. E. F. Walker, 2333 Lincoln street, has returned from a ten days' trip in New york. Mrs. Clinton S. Woolfolk and two children have moved to the Eleanor apartments from 1203 Maple avenue. Mr. H. B. Kirkpatrick, 906 Lincoln street, is entertaining his brother, Mr. Cornwall Kirkpatrick, 1904 Lincoln street. Mr. M. N. Hawley, who has been residig at the University club, has gone to California to be gone about three months. Mr. and Mrs. Steven S. Delamater have gone to Mississippi for a Short time. They have been residing at the Greenwood Inn. Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Wilson and Mr. Milton H. Wilson have returned from Pasadena, where they have been spending the winter. Miss Hedwig Branneman, 1101 Davis street, entertained the Alpha Chi Omega sorority Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Radcliffe, 2665 Stewart avenue, have sold their home. June 1 they leave for Los Angeles, California, where they will remain. Mrs. Walter S. Vost, 638 Judson avenue, and her sister, Miss Agnes Owsley of New York, left Thursday for a week's visit in Springfield, Illinois. Miss Dorothy Edwards was hostess Sunday evening at dinner in honor of her guests, Misses Cornelia, Eveline and Clarence Jones, of Dayton, Iowa. Mrs. N. K. Bigelow and two daughters, Frances and Ogden, 1618 Ashland avenue, will return soon from a three months' visit in Santa Barbara, California. Mrs. F. S. James and her daughter, Mrs. V. E. Sweazey, returned Monday from Pasadena, Califonia. Mr. James has taken an apartment at Glen View until May 1. The Evanston sub-district convocation of the Epworth leaguers will e held Saturday evening, April 26, at 8 o'clock at the First Methodist church. Mrs. Edgar C. Rowe, 1414 Davis street, is entertaining Miss Marion Smith of Lafayette, Indiana, who has been here for two weeks and leaves Monday for home. Miss Elizabeth Kartheiser, 1618 Sherman avenue, is home from a visit in Milwaukee, where she was the guest of Miss Elizabeth and Miss Anna Cassel, formerly of Evanston. The Misses Charlotte and Julia Barksdale spent their spring vacation with their aunt, Mrs. Park Phipps, 2010 Orrington avenue, returning last week to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mrs. John Brunner, 627 Dartmouth place, has as her guests her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Noel Mitchell, who will sail from New York for a trip aroun the world May 5. Miss Winnifred Evertz and Miss Caroline Splinter were initiated Friday night into the Lambda chapter of the Kappa Delta sorority. The initiation was followed by a banquet at the [ends abruptly] Mr. and Mrs. Norman Towne, 1400 Judson avenue, will leave the latter part of this month for their new home in New Orleans, La., where Mr. Towne will be actively engaged in business. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Burgess, 624 Foster street, announce the coming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Ada, to Mr. Herbert G. Salter of Exmouth, England, which will take place at St. Mark's church on June 10. Mrs. E. J. Kirkmain, Ridge avenue and Lake street, has returned from a short visit to her daughter, Miss Billie, at Dana hall, Wellesley, Mass. Mrs. Kirkman was accompanied by her daughter, Miss Ethel Kirkman. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Reddington, 1252 Ridge avenue, have returned after absence of more than three months. THey first spent five weeks in Honolulu, in company with a party of eight Lake View people. The latter part of their trip was spent in Pasadena and San Francisco. Julio Alarcon of Le Paz, Bolivia, South America, has arrived in Evanston to attend the Evanston academy. It is interestint to friends of the school to know that Mr. Alarcon was advised by several prominent men of New York City to attend the Evanston academy in preference to any other school in the country. Announcement has been made of the engagement of Miss Almeda Fullerton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. Bushnell Fullerton of Ottawa, Illinois, to John Charles Burg, 2029 Orrington avenue. Miss Fullerton was a graduate of Northwestern university in 1911 and is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Mr. Burg graduated in 1909 and is a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

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Mrs. A. Walter Morton, [unclear] Asbury avenue, is visiting her mother in Baltimore, Md. Mr. Leonard Slain, 1458 Maple avenue, is spending several weeks in Omaha, Neb. Mr. Buell Smith, 1458 Maple avenue, is in Indiana on a two weeks' business trip. Miss Sara Wheelock, 1046 Hinman avenue, is spending a short time in Muskegon, Mich. Mrs. C. M. Haugan, 2702 Sheridan road, gave a dinner Friday for twenty Chicago guests. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dolson have moved from 903 Michigan avenue to 1223 Elmwood avenue. Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell Hoyt, 1575 Ashland avenue, left Saturday for French Lick Springs, Ind. Mrs. Harriett Brodhay, 2106 Central street, is convalescing in a private hospital in Sheridan Park. Mr. P.A. Rising, 833 Hinman avenue, returned Friday from a short business trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Fred Falley of Jackson, Tenn., spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. K. V. Falley, 829 Forest avenue. Mr. and Mrs. William T. Rickards, [unclear] Forest avenue, have returned from a motoring trip along the Pacific coast. Mrs. George I. Bell, 922 Main street, is in Burlington, Iowa, called there by the death of her mother, Mrs. John Seerley. Mr. William T. Shepherd, 1606 Chicago avenue, left Thursday night for an eastern trip, to be gone a month or six weeks. Mr. Edgar Robinson, 1620 Ridge avenue, left Saturday for Harvard after spending the spring vacation with his family. Mrs. Arthur L. Sprinkle, 2023 Sherman avenue, gave a bridge party Saturday night at her home to her club. There were four tables. Mr. Percy Lapham left Sunday night for Florida, after a short visit with his father, Mr. E. H. Lapham, 822 Sherman avenue. Mrs. I. H. Tilden of Providence, R. I., is the guest of her son, Mr. Henry C. Tilden, at the Greenwood Inn. She will be here several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dennis of Vermont, formerly of Evanston, are spending two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. William L. McKay, 2308 Central street. Mrs. Mendsen, 801 Greenleaf street, was a luncheon hostess Friday in honor of Mrs. Bartholomew, who will leave for the east the last of the month. Mrs. A. Starr Best, 1936 Orrington avenue, returned Friday evening from a lecture trip through New York, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio and Indiana. The Kappa Delta sorority of Northwestern university gave a dance Saturday evening at the Kenilworth Woman's Club. About thirty couples attended. Mr. Edgar C. Rowe and children, 1414 Davis street, left Monday for Lafayette, Indiana, where they will visit Mrs. Rowe's mother, Mrs. Thomas Andrews. The Evanston chapter of the Omega Epsilon sorority of the Chicago School of Physical Expression gave a formal dance at the Woman's club Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Sherer, 519 Grove street, attended the wedding of their son, Francis, to Miss Edith Lambert, which occurred in Benton, Canada, last night. Miss Clara Fitch, who formerly lived here with her sister, Mrs. Jouett P. Singleton, 1422 Judson avenue, has returned and will be at the Greenwood inn for some time. Mrs. Parke E. Simmons, 1746 Hinman avenue, with her sister, Mrs. Edith Kirkwood, of Evanston, has been in California for a month. They will remain there until about June 1. The many friends of Mrs. McCallum, widow of Judge Joseph McCallum, who has been nine weeks in Mercy hospital, Chicago, will be pleased to learn she is at home with her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Ruttan, 2014 Orrington avenue, very much improved. Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Edith Wells Lambert, daughter of Rev. G. K. Lambert, and Francis A. Sherer, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Sherer, 519 Grove street, which took place last evening at Beaton [Benton ?], Canada, the Rev. G. K. Lambert, father of the bride, officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Sherer will travel for some time, returning to Evanston in May to reside at 519 Grove street. Miss Rosalie Karger, 1209 Elmwood avenue, left Tuesday for Gloversville, N.Y., where she will visit relatives for a week. She will then join a party of seven for New York City, who will sail on the thirtieth for Europe on the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria. They will tour England, France, Germany, Austria and Italy, and return to Evanston about August 20. Miss Rosalie has been the guest of honor at many dinners and theater parties prior to her going abroad.

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Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Willis, 706 Sheridan road, have moved to Kenilworth. MR. and Mrs. W. C. Holbrook, 1012 Asbury avenues, moved Thursday to Ravenswood. Mrs. Henry A. Apps, 2315 Harrison street, entertained her bridge club at luncheon Friday. Miss Gertrude Cleveland, 2410 Pioneer road, is spending a month in Los Angeles, California. Mr. H. N. Helsey, 1046 Ridge avenue, has left for a six weeks' trip through Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Brayton, 835 Sherman avenue, will move to 811 Washington street. The PiBeta Phi sorority gave a dance Saturday night at the Ouilmette Country Club. Born, April 17, and eight and one-half pound boy, to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Rollert, 421 Keeney street. A number of friends of Miss Helen Pettinger celebrated her birthday with her Friday evening. Mrs. William Botsch of Oshosh, Wisconsin, is the guest of Mrs. Charles W> James, 1701 Ridge avenue. Mr. Paul Faulkner, 2419 Central street, has been spending a short time with relatives in Chicago. Miss Ruth Bannister, 826 Judson avenue, is at home after spending several weeks in Windham, Conn. County Commissioner E. M. Board, 1937 Orrington avenue, is in Cuba on a brief business and pleasure trip. Miss Mary Lucy Hall of Louisville, Ky., is the guest of Mrs. William Allen Pusey, 512 Greenwood boulevard. Miss Hedwig Brennenam, 1101 Davis street, entertained the Chi Omega sorority Saturday afternoon at he rhome. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wass, 1425 Sherman avenue, have returned from Tampa, Florida, where they have been for three months. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity of Northwestern University gave an informal dance Saturday evening at the Winnetka Woman's Club. Miss Anna Bauer, 2118 Maple avenue, was the weekend guest of her aunt, Mrs. Catherine Stearns, and of her cousin, Miss Martha Stearns, in Milwaukee. Mrs. M. B. Sterett, 2505 Hartzell street, returned Friday from Philadelphia, Pa., where she was called by the death of her mother, Mrs. Samuel Hepburn. The founders' day banquet of the Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority was held Friday evening at 7 o'clock in the tea room of the Woman's club. Mr. and Mrs. Guy S. McCabe, 1837 Asbury avenue, are entertaining Mr. McCabe's cousin, Miss Dorothy Drury, from London, England, who is en route to British Columbia. Mrs. William S. Lord, 418 Hamilton street, and her mother, Mrs. H. A. Roland, of the Avenue House, have returned from Palm Beach, California, where they spent the winter. Mr. Walter McNeil and family will move May 1 from 324 Hamilton street to Ravinia. Mr. Farman H. Onderdonk and wife will move to this number from 2735 Hartzell street. Mrs. Abram W. Harris II left Sunday for Pennsylvania to attend the wedding of Miss Clara Daley. Later she will go to Washington, returning to Evanston the latter part of June. Word has been received by relatives of the death of Mrs. Alice Compton at Ocean Park, California. Mrs. Compton visited here in December. She was a sister of Mrs. H. J. Thompson, formerly of Hartzell street, now of Stuttgart, Arizona. Mrs. F. C. Pickard entertained at her home, 810 Colfax street, Monday afternoon in honor of Mrs. J. P. Williamson of Havana, N.D. Mrs. J. H. Poage of Chicago gave a delightful program of readings and musical monologues. Mr. and Mrs. Rufus C. Dawes and son, Charles, 1800 Sheridan road, left Friday for England. They will sail from New york on the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. About six weeks will be spent motoring in England. A few days in Paris will conclude the trip. Mrs. James Hansen of Fish Creek, Wisconsin, who arrived recently for an extended visit with her daughters, Misses Alice and Harriett Hansen, 1464 Elmwood avenue, was called home Wednesday on account of the severe and sudden illness of another daughter, Mrs. Wilfred Vorous. Mrs. Laurence Colton Bond, 641 Michigan avenue, is home from Adrian, Michigan, after a month's absence. Mr. and Mrs. Bond have sold their home and taken an apartment in the Judson. The purchaser, Mr. Stephen Gardner, with his family, will move here from the North Side, Chicago. An exhibition will be given Monday evening, April 28, by the gymnastic classes of the Neighborhood club in the assembly room of the Central street school. A number of very interesting and pretty demonstrations will be given. The proceeds of the evening will be applied to the outdoor activities fund. Tickets are 15 cents. [column 5]

Mrs. H. B. Wheelock, [unclear] Hinman avenue, will return this week from Battle Creek, Michigan. Mr. Buell Smith, 1358 Maple avenue, is making a two weeks' business trip through Indiana. Mr. P.A. Rising, 833 Hinman avenue, returned Saturday from a business trip to Cincinnati. Mrs. W. M. Carpenter and son Russell, 2010 Sheridan road, will return tomorrow from San Diego. Mrs. P. Lamberty, 1911 Asbury avenue, has as her guest, Mrs. C. Vandevorn of Kewanee, Illinois. The North End Dancing Club gave an informal dance Saturday evening at the Ouilmette Country Club. Mrs. R.B. Dunn, 927 Judson avenue, has as her guest her mother-in-law, Mrs. B. A. Dunn of Waukegan, Illinois. The second of the artists' concerts will be given on Thursday evening, May 1, in the Covenant M. E. church. Mrs. H. L. Wood, 636 Hinman avenue has as her guests Mrs. Smith and Miss Smith of Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Henry Mitchell of Gary, Indiana, was the weekend guest of his sister, Miss Ruth Mitchell, 2203 Central street. Mrs. Henry Wittbold, Central street, was called to Chicago last week by the death of her mother, Mrs. Louise Roden. Mrs. John F. Byrnes, 1022 Greenleaf street, and daughter, Alice, are home from Florida, where they spent the winter. Misss Maria Byam, 807 Judson avenue, entertained the Evanston Literary society at her home Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Y. Norris and daughter, Helen, 2407 Harrison street, spent the weekend with relatives in Aurora, Illinois. Miss Margaret Moore, 1300 Main street, has as her guests, Mrs. Robert Cromby and Mrs. Arden Bowen of Palm Beach, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Moore, 824 Foster street, will move to 1406 Chicago avenue. They have sold their home on Foster street. Mrs. Charles H. Harbert, 415 Greenwood boulevard, has as her guest her niece, Miss Sickles of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Mrs. A. V. Fuller, who has been the guest of Mrs. Louis A. Wheeler, 1028 Elmwood avenue, returned Monday to her home in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Mrs. Edith Risser McKay, 2308 Central street, gave a musicale Tuesday afternoon. Miss Gwendolyn Farmer, Assisted by Mrs. L. J. Phillips, gave the program. Dr. and Mrs. George T. Banzet will move May 1 from422 Greenleaf street to the Greenwood Inn. Mrs. Banzet will sail for Europe early in June, returning to Evanston in October. Mr. Allen B. Drury, 508 Lee street, has purchased a ranch at Medford, Oregon. About May 1, Mr. and Mrs. Drury and little daughter will go to Californai for a visit before settling on their ranch. Miss Florence Reding of Lake Geneva, Illinois, who has been the guest of Miss Helen Sullivan, 931 Ridge court, for two weeks, returned to her home Sunday. Seveal social function have been given in her honor. Miss Nema Phipps, piano teacher in Albion college, and her friend, Mrs. Darleen Wellington Miller, vocalist, spent their spring vacation with Miss Phipps' parents, MR. and Mrs. Park Phipps, 2010 Orrington avenue. Miss Margaret Conley entertained a number of her young friends at luncheon and dinner Sunday in celebration of her 17th birthday. The table decorations were pink; the favors tiny May baskets. Those present were: The Misses Gertrude Shaw, K atherine McEvoy, Annamae Wynn, Katherine Wynn, Emily Kretky [unclear], Ruth Deal, Dorothy Hayden, Violet Olson, Ruth Olson, Dorothy Peachon, Jane Hennin, Messrs. Vincent Shaw, Mark Sishburn, Elmer O'Loughlin, Tom O'Loughlin, Roy Abernathy, John Conley, Ben Myers, Leopold Peschon, William Doody, WIlliam Convey, Ed Atchison.

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What People are Doing in Evanston