What People Are Doing in Kenilworth
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Feb 1913, p. 8

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20 Feb 1913
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mr. A. W. Freise sprained his ankle last week.
Betty Darling is having a slight attack of measles.
Mrs. W. Serrell had three tables of bridge Wednesday evening.
Mrs. W. H. Isom, Essex road, is recovering from an attack of diphtheria.
Mrs. Kelley entertained several of her Aurora friends at luncheon Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCloud have started to stucco their home on Cumnor road.
Mrs. Sidney C. Eastman entertained a few of her friends last Sunday evening.
Mrs. Wallace Serrell entertained Mrs. Hawks of Evanston at the Neighbors', Thursday.
The many friends of Mrs. David B. Evans will be delighted to hear that she is much improved.
The parliamentary law class was not very well attended last week. There were only ten present.
K. B. Cahn [K. may be R.], a ladies' tailor, has rented one of the stores west of the Northwestern railroad station.
Miss Marjorie Burchard is very ill in California, where she and her mother went to spend the winter.
Mrs. Charles K. Blackwood, Warwick road, entertained twelve at dinner Wednesday evening of last week.
Mrs. F. E. Nellis, Jr., and children, returned from a two months' visit with her parents in California Thursday.
Mrs. F. W. Sutton, who has been ill for the last few months is very much improved and is receiving her friends.
Mrs. Roscoe R. Gilkey will close her house on Kenilworth avenue and go east to join her husband, who is in business there.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Badger have sold their residence on Essex road near Kenilworth avenue. They expect to move the middle of April.
Thirty Kenilworth men attended the meeting of the North Shore Citizens' association at the Winnetka Woman's building last week.
Mrs. B. A. Eckhart, 210 Ashland boulevard, Chicago, has left to join her daughter, Mrs. Truman W. Brophy, Jr., who is in Coronndo, Cal., with her son Billy.
The proposition of furnishing a rest room for the teachers of the Kenilworth public school ion the new building was laid on the table at the last meeting of the Neighbors'.
Mr. and Mrs. Hawks of Evanston purchased the Skiff residence on Kenilworth avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Skiff have gone to San Francisco, where Mr. Skiff will take charge of the exposition.
Miss Frances Benedict of Evanston will conduct a class in the Tango and one-step on Monday evenings, beginning Feb. 24, at 8:30 o'clock, at the Kenilworth Assembly hall. Terms $5 a couple.
Miss Dorothy Coolidge of Detroit is visiting her aunt, Mrs. F. W. Coolidge, Sr. Miss Coolidge is doing special work at Northwestern university and is taking lessons of Madame Bloomfield-Zeisler.
The fourth and last of the lectures, "Brides of Ancient Song," by Miss Julia S. Henry, will be given Feb. 25 at the residence of Mrs. Grant Ridgeway on Cumberland avenue. The subject will be "Beatrice d'Este."
Dr. and Mrs. C. R. Baker have moved back to their home in Winnetka on Hawthorne lane, near Poplar. They spent the winter in Evanston. Mrs. May C. White and daughter have been occupying their home.
Mr. percy B. Eckhart lectures on "rotenburg and Dresden," Sunday. His next lecture will be on "Berlin and Potsdam," at 7:30 p. m., at the guild rooms of the Kenilworth Union church. Everyone is cordially invited.
Dr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Martin of the Metropole hotel, Chicago, who expect to move to Kenilworth, March 1, have left for a trip to Vancouver and California. They have purchased the Ruth home on Warwick road and are remodeling it.
The next meeting of the Neighbors will be Feb. 27. Mr. John L. Whitman will talk on "Some Problems of the Modern "Philanthropist." The parliamentary law class will meet at 1:16 p. m., Feb. 21, at the home of Mrs. Highbee on Cumnor road.
A class in modern dancing, under the direction of Mrs. Collins, including the Boston and Tango, commenced Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 8 o'clock at the Kenilworth Assembly hall. The price is $5 a couple. Patronesses, Mrs. Badger, Mrs. Isom and Mrs. Parmelee.
The many friends of Mr. Luther S. Hammond, Sr., will be grieved to hear of the death of his father, Lyman Dresser Hammond, who died Tuesday at Magnolia Springs, Ala., whither he had gone for his health. Mr. Hammond was one of the best known insurance men in Chicago.
The meeting of the Neioghbors last Thursday was the largest and most successful meeting of the year. Mrs. Russell Bishop read an essay on "Human Protectors," using as her example, "The Taming of the Shrew." Mrs. Bishop is considered one of the best Shakespeare scholars on the North Shore. Mrs. Bishop also read an original poem. Miss Isabel Cline sang and Miss Dorothy Sears played. Mrs. Ruth and Mrs. Saunders received., and Mrs. Stevens and Mrs. Sanders poured, assisted by Mrs. Ridgeway and Mrs. H. H. Everett.

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What People Are Doing in Kenilworth