What People Are Doing In Evanston
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jun 1913, p. 5

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Miss Marion Chase, 1116 Maple avenue, has returned from Waterman Hall, Sycamore, Ill. Miss Ruth Kimball, 1563 Ridge avenue, has returned from the Bennett school, Milbrook, N. Y. Mr. Earl Mahood, 329 Hartzell steet, left Sunday to spend the summer in Torch Lake, Mich. Mrs. Arthur Noble Brown and son, 1009 Grove street, are visiting relatives in New Milford, Conn. Mr. William B. Bogert, 1818 Sheridan road, will return this week from a business trip in the east. Mr. John M. Leslie and family , 205 Main street, have gone to their summer home in Northport, Mich. Mrs. Charles Connell, formerly of Evanston, now of River Forest, is stopping at the Avenue House. Mrs. N. L. Dodge and children, 1826 Wesley avenue, left Tuesday for their summer home in Northport, Mich. Mrs. H. Bremser and Miss Myrtle [damaged] of Milwaukee are the guests of Mrs. H. W. Dring, 1713 Boomer place. Misses Mildred and Martha Smith 1462 Ridge avenue, are attending a house party of Bennett girls in Cleveland, O. Mrs. J. W. Slayton and Miss Jane Slayton, 1009 Grove street, have gone to Elmira, N. Y. for the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. Volney Foster, who are at Lake Forest for the summer, are attending the polo races at Piping Rock this week. Miss Isabel Dwight, 1240 Asbury avenue, after attending Smith commencement, will spend the summer camping in Maine. Dr. George T. Hargitt of Northwestern university, will give a summer course in zoology at the University of West Virginia. Mrs. W. David Booth, who has been visiting Mrs. John C. Williams, 1307 Chicago avenue, has returned to her home in Springfield, Ill. Miss Vera Plummer, 828 Colfax street, entertained the Gamma chapter of the Theta Chi sorority at her home Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Phyllis Frawley left Sunday for her home in Madison, Wis., after a visit with her niece, Mrs. R. L. [damaged], 936 Forest avenue. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Dickson and two children, 1519 Davis street, left Saturday for Red Cedar Lake, Wisc., where they will spend the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Crane and Mrs. Crane's mother, Mrs. Herrings, 2141 Sherman avenue, have gone to Springfield, Mass., to be away some time. Mrs. Henry Buker, 1205 Michigan avenue, is entertaining Mrs. Robert Cowdery of Lexington, Ky., who will be her guest during the month of June. Mr. William McPherrin, Northwestern university, '13, who is attending the Boston School of Technology, is visitin Beta Theta Pi during commencement. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Rieke and daughters, the Misses Ida and Marie Rieke, 637 Hinman avenue, left Tuesday for their summer home at Ludington, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. George Corke, 928 Ridge avenue, left Tuesday for Champaign to attend the graduation of their son, Raymond, from the University of Illinios. Mr. and Mrs. Squire Rush Harris, [damaged] Judson avenue, had as their weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Van Gorter of Elgin, Ill. Friday night Mr. Frank M. Elliot awarded to the ten graduates of the Evanston Hospital association class pins which are in the form of a daisy, their class flower. A number of the members of the board were present, among them being Mrs. John C. Spry, Mrs. James A. Patten, [damaged] Mary Harris, Mrs. P. R. Shumwa, and Mrs. George Sargent. Florence Grahs, 2312 Church street, is to receive a prize of $3 from the Chicago Record-Herald as the winner of a contest in which photographs of the statues figured. One Sunday afternoon, while Florence was at Lincoln park, she took a kodak snapshot of the statue of Abraham Lincoln, and it is for that picture that she is to receive the first prize. Florence Grahs is a pupil of the fifth grad of Dewey school. Miss Edith Nye, 1312 Elmwood avenue, is entertaining at a house party Misses Cora Frederickson, Florence Elm and Katherine Nye of Cambridge, Miss Mae Fairlie of [damaged], and Miss Rica Sanburg of Galesburg. Mrs. George Banzet, Greenwood Inn, left Saturday for Rochester, N. Y. where she will visit at the home of Miss Helen Batchelder. Today she and Miss Batchelder sail for Naples on the steamship "Saxonia." Mr. and Mrs. Frank Y. Norris and family, 1247 Harrison street, spent the week-end with relatives in Aurora, Ill. Mrs. Kenneth D. Stoore, 744 Hinman avenue, is entertaining her mother, Mrs. N. E. Gildden of Goodland, Kan. Mrs. C. S. Cronkite, 1745 Hinman avenue, who was in Dubuque, Ia., visiting a granddaughter, returned Tuesday. Miss Ruth Morse, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. C. McClary, 1202 Hinman avenue, left Friday for Atlantic City. Mrs. Arthur Roberts, her son Beryn, and her niece, Louise Malone, 2203 Central street, are spending a week in Colorado. Mrs. Harry I. Allen and son, Harry, 322 Main street, left Monday for Huntington, Ind., where they will visit Mr. Allen's parents. Mr. J. Orchard, 583 Ingleside place left Saturday to join Mrs. Orchard in Antioch. They will return the latter part of the week. Mrs. N. P. Curtiss of Omaha, Neb., is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. E. P. Woolworth, 2028 Harrison street, for an indefinite time. Miss Adele Forbes of the Greenwood Inn has returned from St. Mary's college, Knoxville, where she was graduated in music. The Misses Mary and Carrie Wakerbarth of Independence, Ia., have been visiting their sister, Miss Neva Wakerbath of Willard Hall. The Sigma Sigma sorority gave a beach breakfast Monday morning back of the Northwestern university school of engineering on the lake shore. The members of this sorority are the Misses Clare Landon, Ruth Sanders, Florence Hildebrand, Clara Stevens, Ruth Goessele, Dorothy Martin, Mildred Faber, Jessie Trowbridge, Lydia Kitterman, Jean Richardson, Mary McCague, Julia Fuller, Charity Sanders, Jessie Vawter, Ramona Harrod, Frances Hale, Ruth Porter, Edna Harris and Alice Kaiser. Elaborate children's day services were held Sunday morning at Covenant M. E. church with the beginners' and primary department giving the complete program, assisted by Balch's orchestra from the main department. The following recitations were given: Mary Louise McLeod on "This Day Is Ours"; Margaretn Mortenson, "The Master's Children"; Julia Phillips, "Make Your Own Place"; Paul Cutler, "A Boy's Speech"; and Franklin Dale, "The Boy Your Mother Thinks You Are". A new baptismal bowl was presented to the church by Ruth Updegraff, president of the Junior League. One of the finest excursions of the year of the high school civics club was taken on Saturday to Lockport, via the drainage canal. The "Robert R." left the docks at 9:30 a. m., first making a trip out into the lake as far as the breakwaters and returning, before starting on the trip down the canal, a distance of thirty miles. Luncheon, provided by both the girls and boys, was served en route, and they arrived at Lockport about 1 o'clock. A trip through the power and construction houses was taken and a lock was opened and filled for their benefit. Before returning to their special car a short time was spent in the amusement park at Dellwood. This was the final excursion of the year. One of the most complete exhibits in the history of the Evanston Township High school was on display Friday evening in the school building. Many of the parents, pupils and friends of the school thronged the big corridors, gazing at the display of drawings both freehand and commercial, done under the supervision of Miss Evelyn S. Edwards. The third-year work was especially pretty, and consisted of small paper jack o'laneterns, paper dolls, and the drawing of large Egyptian, Grecian and Roman casts. The first-year drawing exhibit was held in the modeling room, and consisted mainly of book covers, plans of rooms and modelling. The manual training and typwriting rooms were also open for inspection. Two of the class rooms were set aside for the explanation of "What is the Use of Greek and Latin?" the exhibit of which was prepared by Miss Sabin of the Oak Park High school. Some of the signs distributed about the room read as follows: "Chas. Francis Adams says "I would prescribe one of the classic tongues as a compulsory study to the day of graduation, the one royal road to a knowledge of all that is finest in letters.'" "W. D. MacKenzie president of Hartford Theological seminary says of the classics, "The man who looks forward to the ministry ought to study Latin and Greek for eight years before he enters upon Biblical study and the investigations of church history.'". "Greek and Latin afford a deeper insight into the great civilizations upon which our own is based." "You cannot see the point to many jokes unless you understand classical mythology." "The basebll 'fan' probably doesn't know that his name comes from the Latin word meaning frantic or mad." Miss Gray De La Mater of the Greenwood Inn, who graduated in art this month from St. Mary's college at Knoxville, has returned to Evanston. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cribb, 2036 Maple avenue, have had as their guests Mrs. Robert Harvey and Mrs. L. A. Williams of Gray's Lake, Ill., during commencement week. Miss Ruth Carter, 619 University place, has gone to Seattle, Wash., for the summer. She will be accompanied by her brother, Allen Carter, whom she will meet at Denver, Col. Members of the active chapter of Northwestern university were guests of honor Saturday at the home of Mrs. George F. Gonsalves, when the Chicago and North Shore Alumnae of the Delta Delta Delta held a picnic at the home of Mrs. Gonsalves, Hubbard Woods. The annual exhibition of dancing given by the women's gymnastic classes of Northwestern university was held Saturday afternoon on the campus in front of the old college. It was in the form of a college pageant in which each class appeared in appropriate costume. The freshmen were represented as children and they exhibited the simpler folk dances, "Hickory, Dickory Dock," and the "Kinderpolka" being included. The sophomores gav clownish dances. The juniors gave waltzes and couple dances, "The Butterfly Schottische," "Isabella" and the "Shadow" dance. "Peter Pan" and Normandish dances were given by the seniors. A number of selected grops gave special dances, aesthetic and gymnastic. The Mapole dance was gien by four girls from each division. Miss Clara Murison danced to the music of Dvorak's "Humoresque,". Miss Eleanor Clinton Babcock, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Hall Babcock, Chicago, was married Saturday evening to Mr. Merrill Colt, son of Mrs. Charles W. Colt. The ceremony was performed in the Fourth Presbyterian church, the Rev. John Timothy Slone officiating. The bride wore a gown of white satin with trimmiings of lace and pearls, and the wedding flowers were a shower of lilies of the valley and orchids. The maid of honor, Miss Gertrude Allen, wore pale pink [damaged] draped in lace, and carried a shower of white sweet peas. The bridesmaids' gowns were fashioned alike, but varied in the shades of pink. Miss Margaret Tuthill and Miss Edith Hall of Evanston wore pale pink; Miss Mary Marshall and Miss Beulah Fisk, rose pink, and Miss Harriet Lyon and Miss Stella Tuthill [damaged] rose pink. [damaged]. Mr. Robert Colt served as best man and the ushers were Messrs. Malcolm Fleming, Ralph Voight, David Dengler, Robert Weston Babcock, William Peter and Robert Babcock. The wedding journey will include a trip to Europe. After October 1, Mr. and Mrs. Colt will be at home at [damaged] Lake View avenue. Mr. Colt lived in Evanston during the winter months.

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What People Are Doing In Evanston