What People are Doing in Kenilworth
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Apr 1913, p. 3

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Brief notices of social activities in Kenilworth, Illinois
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17 Apr 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.08586 Longitude: -87.71756
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Mrs. Farwell entertained Tuesday. Ogden Cook has the mumps. Mrs. Charles Macklin is confined to her home by a sprained ankle. Mrs. Lockett is entertaining her sister, Miss Madden. Clarence Stearns is confined to home with the mumps. Mr. J. C. Everett has returned from a week's trip to Michigan. Mrs. Edmonds entertained the Bridge club last Tuesday. Mrs. William Taylor has returned to Kenilworth from a three weeks' trip to New York. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ware entertained a few friends at dinner last Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Freise have rented their home on Essex road for two years. Mrs. Henry Taylor will entertain at a tea for some of her friends this afternoon. Miss Ruth Woodward gave a dinner before the play at the New Trier High School Friday evening. Mr. J. Scott Tinsman has been confined to the house for the last three or four days. Mr. and Mrs. Marx Cresap entertained a few friends at dinner Friday evening. Mrs. Walter N. Gillett entertained Wednesday with a bridge and [unclear] party in honor of Mrs. E. R. Williams. The Rev. E. Reginald Williams entertained all of the rectors in his diocese Monday night at dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Hallett, who purchased the Hannah home, will sell it and move to Chicago. Mrs. Sidney C. Eastman entertained about fifty of her friends at a buffet tea Sunday night. The ladies' chorus, which was to have given selections at the annual meeting of the Neighbors, has been abandoned. Miss Helen Schulze has returned from Buffalo, N.Y., where she has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. A. Starck, for the past three weeks. The Clara Gould library is open Mondays from four to six o'clock. Any resident of Kenilworth may draw out books. All of the children of Kenilworth were invited to the dancing school party last Friday afternoon. This was the last meting of the year. The new school building will be opened Monday, April 21. The opening has been delayed because of the strike of the deskmakers. Mrs. Tinsman gave a luncheon for Mrs. Allen last week. In the afternoon the guests were entertained by Mrs. Victor Sanborn, at tea. Mrs. Sidney C. Eastman and Mrs. Walker entertained the active Northwestern chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta at luncheon on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Sutton have returned from a three weeks' trip to Florida. Mrs. Sutton is very much improved in health. Mrs. Rufus Porter entertained a few of her neighbors on Monday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Kelley's mother, who is visiting here. Mr. and Mrs. Allen left Thursday for a two months' trip abroad. They will return in time to see their son Leon Ballard graduate from Cornell University. Miss Charlotte R. Everett entertained the Lambda chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and their escorts at a five hundred party on Friday night. Mrs. Cope left Saturday for Washington, D.C., where she will be a representative of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She will make a few short visits in the East. Mr. and Mrs. Freise have rented their home to Mr. and Mrs. Blair of Chicago for two years. Mr. and Mrs. Freise have made no definite plans as to the immediate future. Owing to the bad weather only a small crowd attended the musical at

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the Kenilworth Union church on Wednesday night. It was an unusually good program, but a great many who had tickets did not attend. The Rev. E. Reginald Williams has accepted the call to Milwaukee and will leave soon. No one has been found to fill the pulpit in the Kenilworth Church. The luncheon of the guild of the Kenilworth Union Church will be held next Monday. The officers for the ensuing year will be elected. A chaffing dish luncheon will be served. Each table will be presided over by a hostess who invites her guests. The next meeting will be the last and annual meeting. The business session will begin promptly at 10:30. The luncheon will be served at 1 o'clock and the program, which is most interesting and varied, will begin at 2:30. Miss Churchill will have charge of the gymnastic dancing. The other numbers have not been announced. Mrs. Merritt Starr and a committee of five Neighbors are soliciting funds to be used by the beach committee of the Kenilworth Club for the rebuilding of the pier at the lake, a necessary improvement to preserve the fine beach of which Kenilworth is so proud. The committee is hard at work on the beach proposition, and they intend to make it very attractive this summer. The last regular meeting of the Neighbors was held last Thursday. Mrs. Minne Starr Granger and Mrs. George Bass spoke. The music was furnished by Mrs. Hunt and was exceptionally good. Mrs. Barrett and Mrs. Merrill received. Mrs. Nichols, assisted by Mrs. Dodson and Mrs. Forbes, served at the coffee table. Mrs. Pitts, assisted by Mrs. Lockett and Mrs. Laughlin, presided at the tea table. Miss Marie Kasten was the first to register at the Chicago Collegiate Bureau of Occupations, which opened Saturday in the Fine Arts building. The object of the bureau is to find positions for college women who do not want to teach, and to act in an advisory capacity to those wishing to fit themselves for special liens of work. Miss Kasten is a graduate of Wellesley of the class of 1909. She is seeking a position as foreign buyer.

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What People are Doing in Kenilworth