North Shore Towns Enjoy Sane Fourth
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jul 1913, p. 1

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Safe celbrations were held in Kenilworth, Winnetka and Glencoe. The 3 towns oriented their celebrations for children. Winnetka held a pageant commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This was followed with athletic competitions. Kenilworth held a parage featuring automobiles. Chief of Police John Keane rode a horse. President of the Village Board, Henry Taylor rode in a car. Winners for best decorated cars were: Mrs. A. A. Righter, Mrs. Stuart; best decorated pony cart, Luther Hammond and best decorated electric was Mrs. William S. Kies. Speakers included Merritt Starr, Percy B. Eckhart and Henry Taylor. In the afternoon children played games. Winners were:
Esther Bellows, Elmer Vaness and Walter Evans. Residents of Glencoe complained about noise. An automobile parade was held in the morning. Games were held in the afternoon. There was a display of fireworks in the evening.
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10 Jul 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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North Shore Towns Enjoy Sane Fourth