Ouilmette Country Club opened the 1924 social season with a dea dansant and reception on New Year's Day followed by a buffet dinner and bridge party last evening. On Saturday evening a special entertainment has been arranged; one full of surprises which can never be announced beforehand. The club's schedule of events as planned for the remainder of the month is as follows:
Monday, January 7: buffet luncheon, bridge, bowling.
Thursday, January 10: buffet dinner, special motion pictures
Saturday, January 12, Informal Dinner Dance
Monday, January 14: Pivot bridge and Mah Jong, Luncheon
Thursday, January 17: Buffet dinner, bridge
Saturday, January 19, formal dinner dance
Monday, January 21: Buffet luncheon, bridge
Thursday, January 24: Buffet dinner, dance
Friday, January 25, Junior party
Saturday, January 26: Smoker, bowling
Thursday, January 31: buffet dinner, Bridge
Another interesting university romance has culminated in marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Earl Day announce the marriage of their daughter, Mary Lucile, to Preston Breckenridge Kavanagh of Winnetka and Evanston, which took place at four o'clodk on Saturday, December 29, at the residence of the bride's parents, 1054 West Garfield boulevard, Chicago. Miss Marjorie Baker, the bride's roomate at Northwestern university, where she was graduated last June, was her maid of honor, and James Gascoigne Holbrook of Evanston, was best man. Mr. Kavanaugh received his degree at Northwestern in 1921. The couple will reside in Cambridge, Mass., while Mr. Kavanagh completes his studies at the Harvard Law School.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Pattison returned to their home in Cleveland, on Wednesday, after spending the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. George H. Pattison, 823 Ashland Avenue. Mr. Donald Pattison is returning to Cleveland this week after a visit with his parents. Mr. Walter Pattison returned to Harvard on Tuesday to resume his studies and Mr. Eugene Pattison, who was also home for the holidays, has returned to the University of Illinois.
In celebration of their tenth wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Slocum, 931 Twelfth street, entertained at dinner for twenty-four friends last Saturday evening. Each guest cam dressed in a juvenile costume for ten year olds or thereabouts, and costly decorations and the best china gave way to similar things in tin.
On Wednesday evening of last week, a surprise party was given in honor of Miss Rosalie Budinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Budinger, 614 Maple avenue. Among the guests was a group of girls from Marywood school, classmates of Miss Rosalie's, and a number of boys and girls home for the holidays from out of town schools.
Mrs. Roy A. Hopkins, pianist, and Mrs. S. P. Watkins, violinist, gave a recital for their pupils and their mothers on Saturday afternon, December 22. After the program there was a little social hour when the young folks had great fun drawing prizes and enjoying a visit from Santa Claus.
Mrs. P. C. Vella who has been the guest of Mrs. C. P. Brown, 835 Sixteenth Street, for several weeks, left Wednesday to visit in Wichita, Kansas. She will return to Mrs. Brown's later and in the early spring Mr. and Mrs. Vella plan to sail for Alexandria, Egypt.
Mrs. Kerry C. Meagher has closed her home at 716 Central Avenue, until early in April, and upon her return from a visit throughout the holidays with friends in Detroit, she will take up her residence at one of the Evanston hotels.
Mr. and Mrs. Stalham Williams entertained at dinner on Friday evening of last week at their home, 1026 Elmwood avenue, in celebration of their silver wedding anniversary. There were twenty-eight guests.
Now the Orrington hotel comes forth with an announcement of a series of informal dinner-dances to be held in the Orchid and Gold ballrooms the first of which takes place next Thursday evening, January 8.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Mansfield Jones of Winnetka have announced the engagement of their daughter, Gwenyth, to Samuel Herbert Bingham, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Herbert Bingham of Highland Park.
The Crescent Circle of the Congregational Church will hold an all day sewing meeting with luncheon at the home of Mrs. Fred C. Hoerber, 204 Ninth Street, on Tuesday of next week.
George L. Martin, Jr., 1046 Elmwood avenue, and Donald Bateman, 738 Michigan Avenue, left Tuesday evening to return to Brown university, Providence, R.I.
Miss Mary Jane Albert returned to her home in St. Louis on Tuesday, after being the guest of Mr. and Mrs. David Nelson, 821 Elmwood avenue.
The Woman's Christian Temperance Union will meet with Mrs. William F. Prisk, 222 Doyle Court, Monday, January 7 at 2 p.m.
Miss Betty Rice, 518 Central avenue, left Wednesday to resume her college work at Smith.