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K.TteraldU Mountain, Aug. 4 (Special).— This
la always the banner month in the Catskill
aaaewi. and It never opened more auspiciously
than now. August In the Catrkllls Is tho rule
with all mountain visitors. Not because It is
more delightful here now than it was in June
or July, or trill be in September or even Oc
tober, but everybody comes in August because
everybody else docs, and there Is life and gayety
Something over six hundred guests are now
gathered on this famous mountain crest, and a
brilliant ec«-ne of summer report life Is presented
under the best condition*. Enjoyment rules the
hour and pleasure is depicted on every face. The
absorbing social gathering iilglll Is the grand
masquerade ball In the great music hall down
IB the annex. It is a brilliant spectacle, and
•ome of the costumes are quaintly grotrsiue and
moet elaborate. Professor Slmonson has ar
ranged a suitable musical programme. But
lhere is al*o a big crowd out on the broad
7>lasa in front of the house under the moonlit
Sky, EnmV.ine and chatting and enjoying the
<jui<et evening scenery, mostly men, perhaps.
Stiil others may be found in the card rooms and
down In the rathskeller.
There was a Jolly "taffy pull" on Tuesday
night in honor of Mrs. A. LJchtensteln. Among
tbe participants were Mrs. C Auerbach, the
Hisses SpSegelberg, Morgnnstern and Neuman,
supported l>y MeE^r*. Bomber*, Strauss, Hlrsch,
Phillips. Laiidrr, Brady, Forsh<E;Jm, Reisman and
others. The liflfnir ended with a grand march
•nd •> general distribution of th<s SA'eet product.
Xaxt Thumlay Is the day for the annual re
satta and tournament on Kaatersklll Lake. Tub
and canoe races are erheduled, and there are
ll&ndBomc prizes for tho xrlnners. There will
also bo a nshing contest, and there are thirty
contestants for the fisherman's cup. The entire
affair Is novel, ainl crowds will be attracted.
Trout and pickerel fishing in the lake has been
unusually good this season.
Weekly vaudeville entertainments have been
etarted here for the Kaaterskill young folks.
Three <f the young women especially have
shown marked ability in this line, and they
have received offers of engagements in New
York from Thomas F. Shea, manager of the
Empire Theatre, and FUchurd Bernard, who are
now here. •:« oeral and Mrs. C. F. Roe are also
among th" Kaatersklll guests.
This entire district is now crowded with visit
ors. The Mountain Houre Is without a vacant
room, with applications pouring In. The Laurel
House, down at the Falls. Is full. The big
£une»t Park Inn. at HruiKK Falls, and the
charming: places there are fllled as never before.
The Antler*, Lorhurst, Halnos Falls House and
the iui'i)prntis other smaller resorts that cluster
so thickly Biwvjt this lovely spot at the head of
Kaaterskill Clove are all filled with guests, and
mori- are coming in dally. Th<? air is full of
social dolnps. present and prospective, and there \
ore ball irame». poif. tennis and a variety of |
other athletic sports daily. The athletic field
on this mountain top is one of the broadest
and fin«?«=i In th<-- range.
Down In the Catskill village neighborhood the
renorts have been filling rapidly of late. The
Prospect Park, Grant Boune and Summit Hill
are In the midst of excellent business. A eerie*
of hops at the Prospect was greatly enjoyed.
Tbe ba*=eb:?il team Iris been, winning laurels
under the captaincy of J. L.. Cooper, of Albany.
It beat the Summit Hill team on Monday, but
the latter yon from tho Grant House team on
Saturday. The teams seem rather evenly
matched thus far.
There was a jolly masquerade ball at th*
'.Antlers on Wednesday night,
Tb* seventeenth anfilvwaaxy of the establish
znent of Elka Park, near Tannersville, is being
observed there to-day wftn due pomp and cere
mony. The ptac* is sayly decorated, and there
la a banquet at the clubhouse.
Miss Maude Adams returned lately from a
short visit to New York, and will spend the bal
ance of the summer in her Onteora Park cot
tatre. Bhe has become an enthusiastic automo
bllist. and In pleasant weather takes daily trips.
The*, was a brilliant dance at Hotel Clare
<ont this week, which attracted friends from
Y. E. Marey. of Mew York. is building one of
the finest cottages and summer estates in tha
. Catskillfl. near the Ont"ora Park region, and
the extensive work in progress attracts much
The recent "mountain euchre" at Sunset Park
Inn was a pleasing affair. The rooms wefe
converted into a woodlawn jcene. with mountain
flowers and greenery. There was a fine list of
prires, and the committe*- of arrangements con
sisted of Mrs. F B. Ingraham, Mrs. E. C. Ellis
and Miss IfcCausland.
The recent croquet tournament at the Grant
House resulted in a victory for Mrs. R. W. Simp
eon ar.l W. W. Kinley. of New York,' with Miss
Fore- Krholes and Louis Meurer second. a
tableaux vivants and theatricals in aid of the St.
John's (3«iM fr^sh air fund is set for next Sat
■rday night under the conduct of Dr. Gustav
A flower parade and lawn party on tho
froundß of Mrs. M. L. Emery. in Hlghmount
Park, is down for Friday next.
Walton Van I-ioan. the veteran mapmaker and
grulde man. Ib In the mountains with Mrs. Van
Loan. He I* an enthusiastic encyclopedia of the
CatFkille. ever ready to Impart Information.
Miss Etb*l Robblns. of Lafa. Ind., is
amotig the many Kingston v! «'tors, a guest of
her 6t«ter, Miss Alfreda RobDlns, on Clinton
BLOCK ISLAND POPULAR.
Increasing Number of New York
and Jersey Visitors.
Block Island. R. L. Aug. 4 (Special.— Block
Island is growing in favor with New York and
New Jersey people, and every day bring* a
large number of arrivals from the metropolis.
The season her© is becoming more and more of a
success, and the beginning of August finds all
tbe hotels and cottages filled to their utmost
Every day crowds can be seen walking or
driving over to the South Light to get a look at
the government collier Nero, which came ashore
here on Wednesday morning, and tha kodak
fiends are busy getting snapshots.
The annual Woman's Christian Temperance
Union fete, which was held Monday afternoon
mtul evening, proved a great success.
A most enjoyable entertainment was given at
the Woonsoeket on Thursday evening, at which
Mm. Jarley's wax figures proved the centre of
attraction. James MoWllliams, of Patereon, as
♦•Buster Brown"; Mrs. James McWilliams and
Jflas Jennie Rose, as "The Fortune Teller and the
Bammcr Girl": Miss Dudgeon, of Morristown, as
"FWma": Keith Rus*«-il and Morgan Dederer
of New Tork. a* "Tho Slamase Twins," ana
Miss A. M. Dederer, of New York, and F. E.
Darrow. of Kingston, M. \\. in Gibson'n "Great
aet Game of Life." were moet effective.
Dr. J. B. MattiHon ia spending the summer at
th* Manlsses Hotel.
P. R. Drcyer and family, of New Tork. are
back again at the Highland for a few weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Conway, of Buffalo, are esond
ing- the month at the Ocean View.
John G. Van Ktten ana family, of Kingston.
X. V-, are spending several weeks at the Woon
The Rev. William P. Brennan, of Jersey City,
and tha Rev. E. M. Parrell, of South Orange, are
rruests at the National.
F. B. Goddard, of New York, is spending th*
week at the ICatlonaL
Thursday was a gala day hcrq, when about
ilfty yachts of the Rhode Island. Hartford and
Sachem's Head yacht clubs were anchored in
the harbor. In the evening a dinner was eerved
at th* Ocean V!<jt." to about two hundred of th*
HIGH MOUNT BENEFIT PLANS.
High Mount. N. T.. Aug. 4 (Special)— Elaborate
preparations are feeing znafl* for a floral parade
and lawn party, to be held on the grounds of Mrs.
Marshall Emery, at Hlph Mount, la the Catskill
Mountains, on Friday. Tha proceeds of the enter
tainment will lio tor the benefit of the B!tena Me
lorlal Library , which. It will be remembered, was
given to the town by Doctor Alexander Skene sev
eral years ago.
Many entries have been made for the floral
P*«de. which promises to be extremely beautiful.
aaS attraxrtlv* prUes ar» offered for the best
docoratoa carrlases. An attractive musical pro
gamme .has be«a arranged, and will be rendered
f?«ii larga orchestra, and refreshments wiU be
SSSL^E^JiSi 11 7 ? ctock - Tb « decorations
9noxt»« to be most novel an<3 effective.
Arrangements are being made by • i*ri» <v»n
rnmee. the members of wEtch^ most enu£su.uo
over the entertainment. v ifto the lanrestand
ttost elaborate of iv kind attempted a?3S sum-
Brooklyn. *no wCI be tho cuost of Mrs FmVry
AUGUST THE BANNER MONTH IN THE CATSKfLLS.
actively interested and making every effort to
b T n h e co mm a teVi°s SivW STfo&w.: Mrs. George
J.Jetter, chairman; Mrs Hlllis secretary: refresh
ments. Mrs. lister (chairman), Mr*. Todkl nnd Mrs.
Hillis; decorations. Mrs. Hlrahbaeh fchalnnenj.
Mrs. Le g. the Misses Shehn and Miss Mar> Shel
b%: tickets. Mrs. Le*g. Mrs. George J Jetter, tlio
Silases Bessie Cruickshank, pilth Faulkner Berth*
Jonkins an<l Grace Mandlebaum. Mrs. Hillis. the
Misses Pearl Barrett. Cloman. Ida Harnwim,
Hariw, Amelia Welnsart. Kl«le Gumble I^oulse
Bodi, Laura Fowler. Iva Jenkins. Carrie Jetter
B. Mandlebaum; reception. Richard Aubrey Barker,
Leon Tanenbaum, Kußme Howe. Jerome Tanen
baum. George J. Jetter. Mr. Hlrachbach ami Dr.
Sheator; Judges for the floral frerad*. John Bllsh.
Carl Hnrrnann. E'.'tjene Howe, Dr. Hillis and Henry
S. Morton patronesses. Mrs. Bllsh. Mrs. Cruick
shanfc. Mrs. Champlin. Mrs. Coons. Mrs Doollttle.
Mrs. Emery. Mrs. Falk. Mrs. Floyd. Mrs Hillis.
Mrs. Hlrschbach, Mrs. Legs. Mrs. Jetter. Mrs. Jen
kins. Mrs. Fheator. Mrs. C. Shelby. Mrs. Lasher.
Mrs. Rosp. Mrs. Miner. Mrs. Mela. Mrs. Henry S.
Morton. Mrs. J. Munn. Mrs. Parris. Miss Rand,
Mr*. Shooley. Mrs. Slovor. Mrs. Smythe, Mrs.
SprijTFs. Mrs. To<Jd. Mrs. \.. Tanenbaum, Mrs_
Ludwier Weiss. Mrs. Welngart, Miss Wilson and
ENJOYMENTS AT BUSHXILL.
Bushklll, Perm., Aug. 4 (Special).— This popu
lar resort is having a most successful season,
and all tho guests devote themselves attentively
and Industriously to having the most fun out
of every day.
The rogue tournament among tho guests of
the RMge View House, at Turn Villa, last week
was a feature of exceptional Interest and pleas
ure. Three sets of four players each entered
FRANK KEENAN (THE SHERIFF IN "THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST*) AND HIS TWO DAUGHTERS. AT CLIFF HAVEN.
into the contest. The winners of the first series
of games were Mrs. R. T. Easton, Mount Ver
non, K. V., and W. G. Landes, I.anr-downe
Pcnn.: Mrs. J. M. Matthews. Philadelphia; S. C.
Smith. Philadelphia; Miss M. L. Smith, Philadel
phia, and Dr. Matthews, Philadelphia. The final
game was won by S. C. Bmith and Mrs. J. M.
Matthews. At the close of the tournament the
winners received beautifully decorated loving
The Morris Guards, of Atlantic City, which
encamped at Delaware Water Gap a few years
apo, has chosen Burhklll as tho site for its tamp
this year, pitching near the Riverside House.
Camp Lewis T. Bryant, as it will be called, will
be pitched on September 24. and will be in
existence ten days. There will lie about sixty
members of the guards, besides their wives and
friends, who will swell the number to a hundred
or more. The camp will he in command of Cap
tain C. Stanley Grove, who furceeds Captain
I^ewis T. Bryant, recently retired. Music will
be furnished by the East Stroudsburg Band, and
the members will spend their time in drills and
having a "largo" time In particular and general.
The guests of this resort held an athletic con
test and water carnival afternoon and evening
QAYILTY RUIXS NARRAQANSOT PIE.R.
Narragansett Pier, R» 1., Aug. 4 (Special).—
The month of August at Narragansett Pier
promises to be one of the gayest In its history
and presages a return to the palmy days of a
decade or more ago, when the Pier was in all
This optimistic view of the situation Is based
upon many things. First of all, despite the long
stretch of rainy and cloudy weather the hotels
are all crowded and gayetics of every character
fill every moment of time. Luncheons and din
ners follow each other In quick succession at the
Casino, while on Wednesday and Saturday
evenings come the Casino hops, always full of
brilliancy and buoyant life. Then there are the
scml-wcekly hops at the big Matuewson, to
gether with the charming children's dances,
vaudeville entertainments, musicals, etc, which
are always a part of the social atmosphere at
this delightful hotel.
Tho opening of the polo tournament at the
Point Judith Country Club on Monday was the
signal for not only a week of superb polo play-
Ing, but also for a perfect round of entertain
ments at the Casino, the Country Club and In
It Is said that on Sunday and Monday last
five hundred persons came In to the Pier and
went to the various hotels. The big Mathew-
Bon is ailed with guests, while many house par
ties, here for tho polo, are being entertained In
iU»«s°«\!lf O » c lon r - Tbe beautiful landscape
JS^J^m^^-j.^ 9 and with the blue
?£.« a 25? n .*K 10 <!lßtaa co. never looked fairer
than during the last week, and not the least In
teresting feature of the polo games was this por
fect picture of nature under a cloudless mid-
Bumnier skjr. Possibly this helped to spur ontho
players In their splendid work, and possibly? too
It was an oloment in putting everybody en rao-
p v r V?!l th wjWjMßff and ralßln enthusiasm
the highest pitch when a particularly good stroke
at the ball sent It to Its goal. At all ovonls
feminine enthusiasm in the grandstand ran high
on all the polo days, and did not waver In tha
Incidental to polo there has been much enter
taining at the Casino, where the Newport con
tingent baa been largely represented. The
Newport people came over from the city by tha
tea. In automobiles, tarrying at the Casino for
luncheon and later speeding up to the Country
Club, two miles above the Pier.
In a Newport party entertained at luncheon at
the Casino by P. F. Collier were M. and Mme.
Dcs Portes de ia Fbss- . >f fh.> French i'mbassy;
Miss Janet and Miss T,lnr:on .'Klf-h, daughters of
Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish; Mrs. George A. Huhn. jr.,
Sapford Beatty and Miss Edith Whyte.
% ' ' <ws of thn Newport summ^xxtoy^cteaat.
NEW- YORK DATLY TSIBUN'Ii. i*frmvT. &GGTJST 5. 1006.
On Mountain Top and in Wooded Valley Gayety
to-day on the lake near the New Oak Grove
House. The athletic contests Included a_ potato
rare, pig race, 100-yard dash for men. »>O-yara
dash for women, 120-yard hurdles, obstacle rafp.
pole vault, high Jump, running broad jump,
three-legged race and rack ra'-'e. To-night there
will be a grand float parade and water pageant,
besides swimming races, water polo, boat mces
and boat tilting contests.
Among the New Yorkers and Brooklynltes h< re
are Mr. Romney and his daughter. Louise; Miss
M. Whitford. Mra. S. A. Dunn and her daugntor.
Anna L. Dunn; Mr. and Mrs. Ira Goddard, Miss
Ruth E. Goddard. Miss Florence M. Goddaru,
Miss Anna M. Gerber, Dr. Grace D. Ives Mr.
and Mrs. I. P. Hartman. the Misses Bollard, S.
Stark, and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Houston.
MANHATTAN BI'ACH HOTELS.
With the persistent rain and gloom at Man
hattan Beach many of the guests at the hotels
have taken enthusiastically to rain bathing in
the surf. Every day finds the bathing pavilion
comfortably filled, and many say that the rain
renders the surf more enjoyable than on fair
Among the recent arrivals at the Oriental are
Mr. and Mrs. William O. Rockefeller. They
will remain until middle August.
Ex-Postmaster General James and Mrs. James
have been spending the week at the Manhattan
Mrs. David Thomson, who has been several
weeks at the Oriental, left there to-day for
Mrs. Austin Corbin is among the August
guests at the Oriental. To welcome her arrival
a luncheon, followed by a musical, was given by
Mrs. David Foirbanks. Those present were
Mrs. Austin Corbin, Mrs. 'William Rhinelander,
Mrs. Russell Stehbens, Mrs. Charles Cleveland
Dodge, Mrs. Willard P. Little. Mrs. Fields, Mrs.
Guy Duvall and Miss Fairbanks.
A number of dinners and luncheons were
given at the Oriental during the -week, one of
the most elaborate being that with Mr. and
Mrs. T. R. A. Hall as hosts and Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Abbett as guests of honor. The table was
charmingly decorated with orchids and ferns,
and a bouquet of the same flowers was pre
sented to each woman in the party.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lauterbach and Miss
Grown-Ups A iid Children Alike Delighting in Enter
tainments Provided for Them.
the Casino and polo field during the week were
Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. R.
Livingstone Beeckman and Robert Qoelet.
At the Country Club on Friday night there
was a vaudeville entertainment, preceded by
many dinners. The largest was given by Mrs.
A. Sydney Carpenter, of Philadelphia.
The Mathewson House has been a centre of
gayety and of fashion on all the days of the
week, for the house is filled with a larger num
ber of young people than for many seasons, un
Monday and Friday evenings were the regular
hops, at which the young people came from the
other hotels and cottages here. Then there was
a vaudeville entertainment and moonlight dance
In the ballroom on Friday evening, arranged by
Mr. and Mrs. O«ear Duryea. For the boye and
girls of the Mathewnon a fancy cotillon, with
original and picturesque figures and beautiful
favors, was given on Tuesday afternoon.
Paymaster General and Mrs. Harris, of Wash
ington, are at the Gladstone.
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Hunter of New
Tork and Newport, are at Greene's inn for
Colonel William Bull and a number of the
families of army and navy officers are at the
Revere for August.
AUIO PARTIES AT BRONXVILLE
Bronxvllle, N. V.» Aug. 4 (Special).— Week-end
automobile parties made the weekly hop at the
Hotel Gramatan a gay affair. Indeed. Many
members of tho Lawrence Park cottage colony
were present at th* hop. Howard Pembroke
Swectser, of New Tork, arrived at the Gramatan
In his automobile with a party of friends on
Sunday, and took luncheon there. Among others
who had tables were Dr. and Mrs. David O.
Kdson. Fitshugh Lee. Jr.. and Mrs. Rhlnelander
Waldo, who was with General and Mrs. Theo
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Tuttl*. of Chicago, who
are travelling In their Panhard automobile,
stopped over at tbe Hotel Gramatan this week
on their way to the Maine woods.
Mrs. E. A. Yatee, president of th* Toung
Womon a Christian Association of New York Is
staying at the Hotel Gramatan. Mr. and Mr*.
A * m .°s*, l^- BMgott, Mr. and Mrs. Ge>rg* H.
Benjaml Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Bh«rwln are
fJ?i,^?yj he Now Yorker* who arrived at
the hotel during the week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Scryuwer, Mr. and Mrs.
George A. Vernon and Mr. and Mrs. Frankllnß
Jourdan. of Brooklyn, ar* at th* Cramntnn.
UjiSh ilurnu, New jTor^. jrhp „ uyiu<
Alice Lauterbach. who have been all season at
the Oriental, have gone to Briar Cliff I»dge.
Mr. and Mrs. Ridgley Hunt, of Morristown.
are at the Oriental this week.
Among the week's guests are Mr. and Mrs.
Charles M. Preston, of Kingston, N. Y. Mr.
Preston is ex-superintendent of banks.
Mrs. M. L. Rawson is npenrllng a few days a*
a guest of Mrs. E. M. Hay at the Oriental.
Philip Rhinelander was a guest at the Orien
tal during the week. Henry Clews was also
down several times as a guest of his nephew.
James B. Clews.
Mr. and Mr 3. J. Gutman will spend the rest of
the season at the beach.
SEASON AT WATER GAP.
Summer Activities at Their Height
at That Resort.
Delaware Water Gap, Perm., Aug. 4 (Special.)
—This week saw th© height of the summer sea
son at th? many beautiful resorts in this region.
The hotels and cottages are well filled with visit-
ors from almost every Eastern state. Many of
these visitors, who came merely for the sake of
the trip, are staying to put in longer vacations
and to take advantage of the fine fishing in the
For those who desire a delightful trip, the
Blue Range offers every inducement. It is almost
Impossible to enumerate the most attractive
points in this vast domain, as all have their
fascinating: inducements, and the most fastidious
will find the country all if not more than it is
During the early part of the week a regatta
was held on the river. The contests were as fol
lows: First, for Karamac guescts only, rowing
mixed doubles; second, open rowing, women's
doubles; third, open swimming; fourth, open
paddling, dongola race; fifth, hotel crews, row
ing, men's doubles; sixth, open rowing, women's
double?; seventh, for Karamac guests only
swimming; eighth, open tub race; ninth, open
rowing, mixed doubles; tenth, open rowing
at the Gramatan. entertained Mr. and Mrs. Gage
E. Tarbell over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Jame.s M. Saville ard Miss
Saville, of Washington, are recent arrivals at
Last Week's Amusements Best of the
Season So Far.
L^nox. Mass., Aug. 4 (Special). Society Is
•till discussing the benefit entertainment held on
Saturday and Monday for the assistance of Miss
Ethel Folsom's Woman's Convalescent Hospital,
at which 1,000 was cleared. Nothing more
pleasing has been presented by the summer col
ony, and there was a demand that it be pre
sented elsewhere In th« Rerkshlres, but arrange
ments could not be ir:.<l«' to that end.
Lenox and the Berkshlres have had more to
amuse themselves this week than before this
summer. Tennis, golf and trap shooting meets,
and cricket, with the British Ambassador as an
attraction, have found many followers. While
the weather has been warm, It has not been op
pressively so. and out of door life has been fol
lowed by overy one. Picnics are now the vogue,
and many excursions to places of Interest are
made. Next week a large party will make the
ascent of Greylock Mountain, going by trolley to
its base and climbing nve miles to the summit
The centre of life and activity has been at tho
Hotel Aeplnwall. where there Is a large and In
teresting party of young people. The new tennis
grounds were opened this week with a day's
tournament, singles and mixed doubles bein*
played. The house is invaded twice a week by
dinner parties, who come down by automobile
rrom other resorts, and after dinner dance In the
handsome pink and white ballroom. These
twlC9 a. week affairs oro tno l lyellt of their kind.
i!£fi r H*"^"-?",?. *"* h * *««»le»t music
furnished by Penrich's orchestra and the cool
and beautiful ballroom. co ° l
So large is the number of automobile parties
that arrive at the hotel for a night or " a week
and often longer, that the management has de
cided to provide another clerk especially to take
care of this growing line of business The A&
ptawall sarar;o }* continually fllled with ma
chines of all kinds. The tremendous increaaeof
l i!^i. s -^_to', ■•yiiQaobUto -la. giving xha garaga
men's singles; eleventh, final, swimming,
twelfth, open motor race. Tho regatta b«gan at
2:30 with the first Karamac race. There were
a large number of guests from the Gap houses
In attendance, many of whom were entered in
the races. The majority of tho people occupied
seats and hammocks on the river bank on the
top of the flat, sloping rock, which formed an
ideal natural grandstand, whilo the judges wrre
seated In a large boat decorated with flags and
A delightful lawn tea party was given by MiS3
Helen Kressler Wednesday afternoon. Tha
Kpecla'l feature wai a sham wedding, th« "con
tracting parties" being Arthur W. Conely and
Miss Helen Kresslcr.
One of the most successful affairs during tna
last week at the Gap was a farawell camp patty.
given by a number of campers at Island Park.
Mrs. V. Berncastle, a contralto singer, gave
songs in English, Italian. French and Spanish
at the Kittntinny Hotrl on Friday evening.
Among the Xew York and Brooklyn people
here are: John McKelvey. Mrs. William Maske
and her daughters, Grace and Adeline, of Brook
lyn; Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. D«nnett, Mr. and
Mrs. T. A. Griffin. 11. IX Nolan. Alexander
Mitchell. Mrs. G. J. Mitchell an<l Miss Mitchell
Eleanor M. Phillips, Scott B. Shepard and his
wife and son. MIM Florence A. Trum. W. A.
Ellis, wife and daughter. J. T. Chestnutt and
family, John J. McDermott ar,d family. A. w. D.
Hogg, his wife and daughter. Robert Murflock.
the Misses Helen and May De Forest, anrl Airs
J. F. Pail^y, Miss Bailey, Rose Lusk. S. J. S.
Vose. Colonel Luscomb, the Misses Stella M.
and Loretta C. Kedlan, Dr. and Mrs. V. J Klein
Mrs. Ella B. OantK. Muriel M. Trippe, Carisande
Trlppo. Elsie H. Gelin. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. ITazle
hurst. Miss O. L. Netter, Miss A. Gibbs, Miss A
McKevitt, Miss F. Whirl. Mr». J. J. Ulloa, Elena
-Ulloa, O. A. Ulloa, Mrs. Gruber and daughter.
A. W. Porter and Egbert V. Lawrence and
BUSY DAYS AT STAMFORD.
Cottages All Occupied and Hotels
Stamford. N. V., Aticr. 4 (Special).— The season is
hurrying toward Its height at this resort, and Au
gust promises to be one of the gayest months that
Stamford has ever seen. The numerous cottage 3
are occupied and practically all the hotels and
boarding houses will be fllled to their capacity over
The week Just closed has been full of pleas ill* for
the summer sojourners here. The weather has been
cool and conducive to all the activities which th*
strenuous enjoy, and the days have been spent in
the open wita golf matches and tournaments, ten
nis, riding, driving and other outdoor sports.
During tho week there have been two golf tourna
ments, and plans are under way for the more Im
portant events which occur each year during Au
gust. As many of last season's best players are
here and are practising daily, the various events
promise to be hotly contested for. In the handicap
sweepstakes tournament, held over the Rexmere
course, In Churchill Park, on Saturday, Uie first
prise was won by the Rev. J. E. Adams. Brook
lyn, who played from scratch and turr.e.i ix a scora
of 73 strokes. The second an-1 third prizes were won
by John P. Ramsey and Robert Fennell. of New
York, who returned net scores of 80 and 83, respec
An Invitation tournament for a cup offered by a
guest of the Rexmere was played this week. In
the opening round at medal play on 'Wednes^njr,
J. E. Adams. Joseph Ramsey. Jr.. J. Palmer Ram-
Bey, M. H. Donovan, \V. H. Carter, Ror>ert Fennell,
H. B. Crandall and Wilson qualified for the match
The annual testimonial cinrert tendered the John
son Orchestra, of New York, by the guests of
Churchill Hall and the Rexmere will take place
this summer at the Stamfor.l Opera House, Au
gust 18. This performance com^s each year at the
height of the social season, and has become the
most important function of the summer. The pro
gramme win Include a musical and vaudeville, and
tho production of a comic opera will follow.
On Tuesday afternoon a baseball game was
played on the grounds of the Rexmere. In Churchill
Park, between teams representing the Rexmere
and the New Grant House. The game proved
close and exciting, and, with the score tied in the
ninth Inningr. the N>w Grant House won by one
run scored In the tenth fnninc.
Summer visitors at the "VVestholm are devoted to
bridge whist, and there are many Interesting games
daily. A progressive hearts party was heM at this
house on Thursday evening:.
Invitations were issued to guests of all the hotels
to take part in a progressive euchre at the Ingle-
Eicle on Wednesday evening, and the result was
the largest card party of the season. The play
was followed by a musical of vocal and instru
mental selections, and later refreshments were
served. The women's prizes were won by Misg
O'Sulllvan and Mrs. Skinner, while the men's
prizes were awarded to Messrs. BfcGowan and Will
iam Affleck, jr.. and the consolation prizes went to
Mrs. T. Duthatn and Harry Depew.
At Kendall Place, in Delaware avenue, all the
a\-atlable accommodations have been taken since
the middle of July, and this house is enjoying one
of the most prosperous seasons ia its history. At
a progressive euchre given at Kendall Place, f>n
Saturday evening. in charge of Ml?s Josephine
Cassidy and Miss M. McLeiland, the successful
competitors were Mrs. Arthur Waitt, Miss Pope.
Mrs. Charles G. Braxmar, Miss Hill, Mrs. William
O. Blauvelt, Miss Cassidy and George W. Kendall.
On Saturday evening a progressive euchre party
was held at th» Madison, in Oranthurst Park.
The prize winners were Miss Biehm, Miss Amy
Orth, Miss Etta S. Schrader, Mrs. J. Van Gaasbeck.
Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey J. Seala and Avery Van
Mra. E. A. Dodge, of New York, entertained a
party of friends at whist on the upper veranda of
Qreycourt Inn, on Friday afternoon. A favorite 3
men some worry, for with fall they will be still
Mr. and Mrs. H. Do Berkeley Parsons and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Pliny Flsk, of New
York, are at the hotel. Mrs. Alfred de Cordova
is expected next week.
The arrival there of Phelps Hoyt, the former
\\ estern golf champion, has stirred up golf at
Charles J. Bonaparte, Secretary of the Navy
who returned to Washington this week, was
much refreshed from his stay at Hotel Aspin
wall. He declined all social attentions and gave
his attention to Important work and driving in
Miss Constance Grlggs. of Paterson, N J
who has been at homo during the time her par
ents have been at the hotel, arrived this week
and Is entertaining Miss Ethel M. Lee. John W.
Orlegs has been spending the week in New-
York, but came up yesterday for th* week-end
and the Saturday golf foursome with Jud-e
Ernest Hall. John McKay and <>. 1». Beavey
Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Runkle. who have been
at the hotel for some time with their family
started on Tuesday by automobile for their
camp in th» Adirondacks.
The July business at the hotel was the largest
in the history of the house, and tho August
bookings are as satisfactory.
Stockbridge is always interesting, and no more
so than In midsummer, when its hotels swarm
with guests, and tennis and canoeing are at hi?h
tide. Tho programme of the St<H.-kbridsre (J.":f
Club's annual tournament was made public this
week, and will occupy the last week of the
month with contests for the Stockbridgo and
Governor's cups and an open handicap.
Heaton Hall is inviting these days. It stands
high up above tho village !n the cool of the hills
surrounded by sloping lawns, which look off lo
interesting points of view In hill nnd vale.
Dwlght Davis, the former tennis expert, who is
here, is taking up golf. Semi-weekly dances ar«
affairs of social Interest, and piazza teas attract
the more mature of the hou*e guests.
As a recognised automobile headuuartera tho
Red Lion Inn. in Stockbridge, Is becoming widely
known. Here are found every nleht tourists
on their way to places in New England or New
Plttsfleld is now in the midst of Its resort
business. Its location. In the centre of the Berk
shire. Hillß. makes it a station for tourists and
the starting point for excursions. Every board-
Ing house is filled and the hotels have this week
sought extra rooms for their guests. Tho Mapl>
wnod Is attractive these warm days, standing
back from the highways, with its shattered lawns
dotted with maples and elms. There are a cootneaa
and an Inviting air about the house, which
make it a great and popular hotel.
Entries for the annual Berkshire hunt races
at Pleasure Park, on September 3. Indicate the
largest meeting the hunt has ever held. Her
bert Shaw has bought a young thoroughbred
which he will ride, la the Lenox Club Steeple
form of imu»m«it at this house j. tha _. *,
card partl*9 arranged by ifrs J. iJL;.?.. T^ 4 ♦
M«s>9 Ilannsn and Samuel A. MtS«VS»
York. **<**-. «s N«»
POCONO HOTELS FULL.'
Jiambles Through Beautiful Con ■
Mount Pocono. Perm.. Aug. 4 (Special).— j*»
more than a casual glance at the porchta of tha
hotels and cottages Is required to show that
Mount Pocono is having: a good season. In fact,
every hotel and boarding- cottage in th« placet^
been comtortably filled for the last week, and
scarcely an empty private cottage* | 3 to be «eea
These who are visiting thl3 place for the fir*
time spend much of their time In rasiblie
through the beautiful groves iklrtir.g the resott
on all sides of the village, where many handseu*
cottages, almost hidden from view b7 the*;
foliage, are nestled in nai'ira! and plctunan*
groves, and look as though they were a Irate*
to escape detection. These groves are aa*i
robed In a rich summer garb and are the ad
miration of all lovers of the beautiful in nahtr*
Tennis and golf are among the favored ont
door sports. The golf links of the M<.unt Poe£
Country Club were never in finer condifon.a-t»
are in use daily. Fishing is indulged in to a
largo extent, and some excellent catches m
daily bring recorded. '
A championship series of bo-allr.gr has been in
progress this week between the New York ant
Philadelphia guests of the Belmnnt. The firt
game was won by the PhtJadelphlans and ai
New York defaulted the sec >nd, that als*
counted for the victors of the Brst game The
highest individual scores were those o f \ie «iul
Mrs. Lane, of Philadelphia, who scored 173 ttt»
139, respectively. There were five cor.tMtaati
on each side.
The feature of the w »■•■■'•: was th* boat ca-atva»
held on Xaoml Pines Lake Thursday evealasi
This is an annual fete, and preparations had beea
going on since the beginning of the season. AH
the day the youns people of Xaomi Pines .jad
been working and making secret preparation c*
their boat?, and as a result, the lake at night
was a vision of beauty. *""'"
About fifty boat 3 were tastefuly decorated ta
all imaginable . ways. After rowing pas; th*
Judges* stand they formed in line, boat at.
tached to boat, extending mor« than & quarter
of a mile, a brilliant line of gorgeously illumi-
Rated craft. Various evolutions were .orowd,
the lin« was broken, and the boat 3 waited on tha
lake while bfautlful fireworks were set off <p
Comfort Island. The lake, always charming. *v*i
under the- full moon, and with the illuminate!
boats and bursting fireworks was beautiful be
yond description. The carnival was voted a grea
roccesa y all who saw it. and the lake was never
more enjoyed perhaps than for the two houn
On Tuesday evening a progressive euchre waa
held by the guests of the Pocono llcuntafcx
House, and great rivalry waa displayed la th*
competition for the various prizes. The inner*
were: First, women's. Mrs. H. I* Brazeaa; fee
ond, women's. Mrs. Conley; first, men's, Mr. Ket
ley, and second, men's. Mr. BlackwelL OaThun
day evening en enjoyable time aas spent by the
guests of this resort at the progressive Gemii
whist party, given in honor of Airs. Reading, who
has been a guest of this resort for twenty-niaa
seasons. The affair proved one of the most d«
lightful of the season.
GAYETY AT M AX H ASSET.
Sports for Day Time and Entertain
ments for Evenings.
Manhanset Manor. Shelter Island, JLug. 4 (Spe»
cial).— a pool tournament, tennis tourna
ment, baseball matches and sailing ar»d swim*
ming as diversions to fill in the day. and some
form of lively entertainment to tai'« up tte
evening, the week at the Jlanhanset House oi3
been one continuous round of gayety. The chil*
dren of the summer colony had their share «Z
fun, too. They had a straw ride and picnic aa
Thursday afternoon and a cotillon last evening
The combined fleet of the Rhode Island and
the Sachem's Head Yacht clubs arrived her* oa
their annual cruise on Tuesday afternoon. Th*
yachts, with their colors flung to the Dreoa>
i made a pretty spectacle as they lay at anchor
oft the Manhanset House on Wednesday. la
honor of the visit the Shelter Island Yacht CM»
had a display of fireworks at th« clubhousa oa
The cruise or the Brooklyn Yacht Clv» IB
Shelter Island on August lti and 17 will be in
teresting for the summer visitors. The I*H*
colony of Brooklyn people staying at the 3Xaa
hanset House will see to. it that the visitors era
most hospitably entertained.
Miss Agnes Sumner Geer, of New York, enter
tained a large audier.es with hild monowsct?
and impersonations at the Manhanset Housa or:
Thursday eveninsr. •
The most talked about affair of the week at
this resort was the baseball game between »•
Manhanset and Prospect nines. The score iv
4 to 3Jn favor of Prospect. Up to the nm»
inning the score was o to 2 in iTar.hansers.
favor. Two close plays In the ninth were de
cided against Manhanset. much to the ir.dlsna
tion of the Bummer girls. John Philip Sous*
Pitched for Manhanset in the first inr.lns.ts
hi3 son. John Philip Sousa. jr.. played third DSJ*
on the Manhanset team. A return game Is to
played next week. ■ ,
For her guest. Miss Josephine B. Foster, t-
New Haven, Mrs. G A. Bicknell. of NYw * T *3
gave a bridge wh:st party at tho Manhans**
House on Thursday evening. Five tables were
made up. _ __
Mr. and Mrs. S. Herbert Mapcs. of R"°fSf'
X. V.. are passing their honeymoon at the aiaa
hanset House. They arrived from Newport
week. Mrs. Mapes waa Miss Julia f}ervK±
daughter of th late Henry L. Pierson. ''^tZ
Mrs. Mape3 have chartered the sloop yacht fcayo
nara. and will spend much of their time In eras-
Ing and fishing. v|-
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Van Kostraad and Mm
Van Xostrar.d. of Flushing, are enjoying a ec
joum at the Manhanset.
WEEK AT CLIFF HAVES.
July Busier than in Previous Yean
at Summer School
Cliff Haven. N. V.. Aug. 4 (Special).-A
of the attendance and happenings of the Eon»
of July during the fifteen years' existence or w
summer school shows that the month Just «b
has far surpassed all previous recordsv ia
average of attendance has at alt times been -
leaat one hundred more than in any
The prospects for th>- continuance °- V" 3 . l The
parooa state of affairs are of the brig^'- *
overcrowding and Incortvenl nee suffered fo^
sh>.rt period last year cannot be ™f??AtoiBS
summer. The dining capacity at both the £»«•
haH anl at the Champlain Club now "rjTjJJ
tfce demand of former sessions. an( "££**»•
facilities at ttie various cottages and ciuw^
been so increased as to make possible "•*S;
modation of nearly twelve hurtdr person
Several pleasant social affairs have conWW££.
to the pleasure of the week. The custoß^
Sunday nlßht reception tn the Au^torruni^^
for Us guests of honor the Key. »» be **fSM«s
erath. S. J., of r-wton; the Rev. Charles ww * aßfc
Currier, of Washington: Dr. Ja**i« J - *
and Frank Keenan, of New York Cl-7- ,
The artists' ital on Thursday eve mh« tt ,
a suc^ss. Among tho?e taking part w *!l the
Rev. Dr. John Tulbo* Smith. pr*** l *"*,." job*
school, who read from one cf his JJ^ 1 *; *b u
Jerome Rooney. who gave a ievr blts JTrvtoße>
own verse; Gerald Reynolds, a young bary***
and Miss Camllle W. Zeckwer. a P"' m *!: re tt «
The more purely social gathering* fh* "f"
hop at the Jersey CUib on Mor.aay. V^^,,
party at the Curtis Pine V»Ua andtha caa»
on Tuesday, the cotillon at the < h f»^J yo*
Wednesday and tho military euchre at *«»
Cotta** on Friday. ta tne »un»-
On Friday the thlrty-sevon classes i
mer Institute were brought to a close ** .
eminently successful eenenn \rrrric* 3
"The literature of tbe Spanish Am- of
Countries" was discussed on th curtl*
this week by the Roy. CharlesJVarren^
of Washington. Four illustrated l '^jT K^
givon on tho evenings by the -i'- *"Ma%ltnw :
ra B h. of Montreal; on th* Cana «g^«S^
to Labrador In 1005. <^ two ti^:
Beaton Schmidt, of Barton. «< "
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