Hal Neuberger, stock broker, tries to make his hobby perform some useful and profitable work. On his estate in New Jersey he has seriously undertaken the cultivation of potatoes, not merely in an amateurish spirit of fun, but with the express purpose of marketing them if a market can be found.
At present he seems rather worried and considers prospects in the potato-marketing field more or less doubtful, but those who know him predict he will not only grow but also dispose of his crop to his satisfaction.
The Hollywood Hotel in Deal seems to attract the very choicest clientele. Among those one meets there are Mr. and Mrs. Rubin Sadowsky, who come for rest and recreation, while their sons, who sometimes spend a week-end there, add much to the gaiety and glamor of society life in Deal. Prominent among the other guests are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Baskind, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Golding and Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Herskowits.
Mrs. Samuel Doskow, wife of the Fifth avenue dentist, Dr. S. Doskow, has a magic hand with flowers. In her garden in Flushing bloom all the delightful old-fashioned blossoms so dear to our mothers and grandmothers, together with rare and exotic plants appealing to the modern sophisticated taste. No lovelier hobby for any woman than a garden in bloom, but it takes a special gift to create something as beautiful as Mrs. Doskow has done.
Mrs. Charles Marcus of 1160 Park avenue is making a summer trip to California. Mrs. Marcus, who is a gifted amateur actress and who possesses also looks that spell success on the screen, might be tempted to linger in Hollywood, were it not for the fact that the claims of her husband and daughter mean more to her than movie fans. Mr. Marcus is connected with the Bendix Aeroplane Company.
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman expect a little guest in the near future. Whether it will be a boy or a girl is still on the knees of the gods, but in any case preparations are made for the arrival of the dear stranger.
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Citron and their two-month-old daughter are spending the summer at their Westchester home. Mrs. Citron is the former Miss Beatrice Federman and a member of the smart set here. Mrs. Citron has kept her girlish appearance and good spirits, and her residence in Westchester will add to the general gaiety of society there.
Mr. George Gershwin has just returned from Charleston where he was working on his opera Porgy, which all lovers of modern music expect to be his master piece.
Mme. Hulda Lashanska is leaving for White Sulphur Springs next Monday for a period of rest and recreation. The numerous admirers of Mme. Lashanska’s supreme artistry hope that her sojourn there will prove most pleasant.