What People Are Doing in Kenilworth
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 10

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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. F. E. M. Cole entertained last Wednesday.
Mrs. George E. Shipman entertained last Tuesday.
Mr. R. Gilkey has returned from a trip in the east.
Mrs. Kasten and Mrs. Cresap are out of quarantine.
Mrs. Karl B. Korrady entertained at luncheon last Monday.
Mrs. Percy B. Eckhart is entertaining her father and mother.
Master Charles Knill of Chicago spent Sunday in Kenilworth.
Russell Stearns is home from Michigan during examination week.
Mrs. Brown, formerly of Kenilworth, visited the Neighbors on Thursday.
Mrs. Blossom of the east is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Oswald Lockett.
Master Hallet gave a party for several of his friends Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Lovedale, who has been ill for the past two weeks, is very much improved.
The dance to be given by the Kenilworth club, scheduled for Jan. 31,was postponed.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell, formerly of Kenilworth, attended Mr. and Mrs. Chapman's musical.
The many friends of Mrs. David B. Evans will be pleased to hear that she is steadily improving.
Mr. Geo. Park has returned from Springfield, Ill., where he went to attend the Plumbers' convention.
Mrs. Long, who spoke at the meeting of the Neighbors, was the guest of Mrs. Snydacker at luncheon Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Darling entertained at dinner Monday night before the dance at the Kenilworth Assembly hall.
Mr. James Prentiss has purchased the Ralph Starrett home on Cumberland avenue, at the head of Roslyn road.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ware of Kenilworth sailed last Sunday from Boston for a six weeks' tour of southern Italy.
Miss Elizabeth Root, formerly of Kenilworth, attended the annual sophomore cotillion at the University of Illinois.
Dr. H. W. Powers, formerly of the Kenilworth sanitarium, has accepted a position at the Wauwatosa sanitarium, near Milwaukee.
The Clara Gould library at the Kenilworth Assembly hall is open Mondays from 4 to 6. All residents of Kenilworth can draw out books.
James H. Prentiss of the North American Life Insurance company has purchased the Ralph Starrett residence on Roslyn avenue in Kenilworth.
The last meeting of the Neighbors, Jan. 30, was very interesting and very well attended. The Neighbors invited their daughters to hear Miss Stella Skinner of Northwestern university lecture on "Art Principles Applied in Dress." Mrs. Long, the new president of the Federation of Woman's clubs, also spoke. Mrs. E. D. Parmelee and Mrs. James H. Prentiss received. Mrs. Max E. J. Papke and Mrs. Edward J. Phelps poured, assisted by several of the young ladies, Misses Helen Stearns, Susan Phelps, Ellen Pratt, Charlotte Friese, Isabel Cline, Olive Bulley and Edith Chandler. The next meeting of the club will be on Feb. 13; essayist, Mrs. Russell Bishop; music, Miss Sears and Miss Cline.
Mrs. Charles Macklin attended a luncheon Thursday at the La Salle hotel for Mrs. Dunne, wife of the governor if Illinois. Mrs. Macklin was the guest of her cousin, Mrs. Graham.
Mrs. J. C. Everett entertained her Chicago and Kenilworth friends last Friday at bridge and tea. The guests of honor were Miss Boyd, and Miss Cottrell of the east, who are visiting Mrs. G. A. E. Kohler of Hubbard Woods.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ware left on Thursday for Boston, Mass. They sailed for Italy on Sunday. They expect to make an extended trip through Italy, returning via Berlin and Paris. Miss Louise Ware and Mr. Manierre Ware will remain in Kenilworth.
The classes in parliamentary law, which were given the first part of the winter at the home of Mrs. Phelps, under the direction of Mrs. Plummer of Chicago, will be continued. The classes will meet on club days every other Thursday at 1:15 at the residence of Mrs. Highbee, Cumnor road. All those interested are invited to attend.
The second of the four lectures, "Brides of Ancient Song," by Miss Julia S. Henry, was held at the residence of Mrs. William H. Pratt, Warwick road. The subject was "Francesca da Rimini." The next lecture will be Feb. 11 at the residence of Mrs. Herman A. Kasten, Melrose avenue; subject, "Beatrice Portinari." The course of lectures is $3; single lectures, $1.
Mr. Percy B. Eckhart is giving a series of ten talks on European cities, illustrated by stereopticon pictures in color, Sunday evenings at 7:30 at the Kenilworth Union church guild room. Everyone is cordially invited. Mr. Eckhart has alreay covered Italy with his interesting talks and is now lecturing on Germany. Last Sunday's lecture was on Salzburg, Vienna and Nuremberg. The next lecture will be Feb. 16 on Rothenburg and Dresden.
Mr. and Mrs. Chapman and Mr. Francis Farley entertained with a musical for Dr. and Mrs. Martin of Chicago, who are soon to move to Kenilworth. There were many out-of-town guests. The program: "Sapphische Ode"...Brahms and "Die maincht"...Brahams
Miss Kastholm. "were My Song with Wings Provided"...Hahn. "When two That Love Are Parted"...Secchi. Serenade ("Don Juan"). Tschaikowsky
Mr. Holmquist: "The Quest"...Smith. "Thou Art So Like a Flower"...Liszt. "A Winding Road"...Ronald.
Miss Kastholm: Langtan...Sodermann Sverige...Stenhammar Soldatgossen...Lindblad.
Mr. Holmquist: "Dearest"...Horner "Spring Singing"...MacFadyn.
Miss Kastholm: Le Tambour Major...Thomas.
Mr. Holmquist.

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What People Are Doing in Kenilworth