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IX THE ADIRONDACKS.
MAW PLACES TO EX JOY DE LIGHTFUL DAYS. SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS PROVIDED FOR THE FOURTH OP JULY— FEATURES OF THE WILDERNESS. I Lake Placid. N. V.. July 6 (Special).— The Fourth c f July is a great day in the woods. Every hotel fcas special attractions— especial menus and fir eworks. This week has been a busy one in all the hotels. People have come flocking into the mountains to get away from the heat; the number o f guests has more than doubled, and life Is being enjoyed everywhere. The thermometer has been high oh some of the days, but the nights are cooL The people who live In this region pay they lave never known such a long heated term before. But all things are relative, and what the moun taineer calls hot ¦would be considered delightfully cool by those In the stifling cities. Hot days are delightful In the mountains. The shade of the for e cts and the breezes on the lakes are always to bo joyed. It is no trouble to keep cool. Last Sun day, tor instance, when reports came of th« suffer- In? caused by the heat in New- York, a northwest irind was blowing here all day, and Monday morn lag the sky was clouded over, there was a shower of rain, and the temperature fell to 65 degrees. But th* sun soon came out again, and the fisherman took off his coat and enjoyed his sport with re newed zest. The railway stations are scenes of great activity these days, as every train brings many passengers for the resorts. ADIRONDACK ROADS. A drive through the woods Is full of Interest. The fragrance of the pine and balsam and of the clover la delicious; small game is everywhere to be seen and now and then a deer may be discovered. Forest and mountains, lakes, ponds and clearings, spark ling brooks and rocky passes make a panorama of beauty long to be remembered. Some portions of the roads have been macadamized, and these spots are only the prophecy of what will V*» everywhere enjoyed pome day when good roads are made all through the Adirondack forests. Major H. D. Dorr, who Is greatly interested In this subject, said a few days ago while entertaining a party at Camp Sorghum: "The roads are already laid out: what Is necessary now is to Improve them. Start bo as to come down the Raquette River to Chlld •wold. then take the road to Tupper Lake over to the 'U'.vWbeek: go along Saranao Lake to Saranac Inn, then over to Paul Smith's, from Paul Smith's to the Ampersand, from there to Placid, down through Keene Valley by Ellzabethtown and West pert Inn. Make all the road as good as some parts of it now are and you have a route straight through the woods, for tally-ho, automobile, bicycle or con veyance of any kind." THE STEVENS HOUSE. The Stevens House Is well filled with guests. The great majority play golf, and the course Is in use constantly. The links occupy the knoll overlooking both Lake Placid and Mirror Lake, and hlgli moun tain ranges look down on the golfers. Mr. Dunn Is popular with the guests at the Stevens House. He was once a member of the Gordon regiment. When he puts on his Highland costume and plays the thrilling Scotch music the entire company gathers to listen. The pretty little steamer Doris has begun to make four trips each day around the lake, and she has been well patronized this week. The Fourth of July dinner at the hotel was a fine one, and the souvenir menu was dainty as well as patriotic. After dinner Mr. Stevens took a party around the lake In his electric launch, the Egypt. The trip was an ideal one. as the lake was smooth, the air cool and clear, and the reflections of the mountains In the water perfect. The fireworks on the evening of the Fourth made a fine display. Private baths have been put in many of the rooms of the Stevens House, and the tennis courts have been put In fine playing form. Among the recent arrivals from New- York are Mrs. A. Harper Lyndes, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Man chester, Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Crook, Miss F. Holster. Miss E. E. Elliott, Mrs. .J. J. Jora, the Misses Jora and H. J. Jora; Mrs. R. T. Bush, of Brooklyn, and Miss Overtoil, of Buffalo. Mrs. F. W. Batrick and Miss F. B. Andrews stopped at the Stevens House on the way to Lake Champlaln by way of Keene Valley. W. B. McElroy and fam ily. Robert Harris, T. H. Turner and Mr. and Mrs. Lew M. Fields and family are also here. AU SABLE CHASM HOTEL. The big hotel at Au Sable Chasm was opened June 29, under the management of Charles W. Blckford. Many Improvements have been made in the property. This region is steadily increasing In popularity. A great many persons are visiting It on their way to or from the Pan-American Exposi tion. The Au Sable River Is the outlet of Lake Placid and drains a large part of the Adirondack ¦wilderness, and empties Into Lake Champlaln after flowing through this wonderful gorge. The water Is now high for this time of year. THE SARANAC INN. Saranac Inn, July 6 (Special).— The Saranac Inn | Is only two miles from the station, over as fine a macadamized road as can be found anywhere. The four horse tally ho stands waiting when the train comes In. an 3 whisks one oft to the Inn through a choice bit of the forest primeval. M. B. Marshall has charge of the Inn, and many | improvements have been made for the season. A | new boathouse has been built, the company ! Btore is a special feature, and the mall Is carried j .by the steamer across the lake, which is nine J miles long. From the hotel may be seen a broad j expanse of water, with distant mountains. The view here Is exceeded In extent nowhere In the mountains, with perhaps the exception of Lake Placid. Here are shady gToves and sylvan walks, a place for quiet and vacation Joys. . Governor Odell spent some time at the Inn In June, as did also John Kendrick Bangs. Among the ruests at present are Mrs. Charles C. Albert eon. Mrs. Peter Hayden, Miss Leverett. of New- York; Mrs. James M. Johnston and family, Mrs. L. S. Warden, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blagden, of Washington. Mr. Blagden was greatly pleased when he received th« news last week of the result of the boat race, for his son was captain of the Yale crew. Mr. Adams, a Yale baseball man, will upend the summer with his friend Mr. Blagden at the Inn. H. W. Calhoun. of New-York, and Amos Coning and Miss Alice Cottlng, of Boston, are also £t the hotel. . The boats here include Adirondack skiffs and canoes and the St. Lawrence models, and there are many launches owned by the campers on the lake. The golf links are reached by water. " W. L. Coulter, of New- York, who Is building the '.Kahn camp, at the other end of the lake, at a cost of 1150.000. stops frequently at the Inn. R. M. Col- I Kate if in camp near the hotel. j The hotel cottages are occupied as follows: F. S. Bangs and family, E. H. Frishmuth. Jr.. R. S. Pea- ) i»dy. R. W. Johnson. Dr. F. H. Humphreys. Sam "<•! Homer Jr.. A. M. Gore. F. E. Sargent, J. A. Delanoy. William Allen Butler and family. Dean Baff^ and family. W. T. Brewster Eleanor Cha **r<3. Mrs. John H. Wright. William Brookneld. Colonel 1.-wis J. Davis. Mrs. E. Nassau. Miss M. Adams and Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Maxwell. THE WAWBEEK. " The Wawbeek gets Its name from the big rock close by the hotel, wawbeek being the Indian word for big rock. Every hotel here has some es- j pecial attraction. The Wawbeek commands a j glorious view of Saranac Lake, Is furnished hand- | somely, and ha* many delightful features, Includ- | Ing a Mg stone chimney and open fireplace In the ( oITW, a handsome dining room, a good boat ser- Met, shaded walks and groves by the lakeside. A M* beacon fire In the evening was the special Inde pendence Day celebration at the Wawbeek. Th« Indian Carry golf links are In good shape, and the gufste are looking forward to the con- i tests that arts soon to be arranged. v v -. .\. home of the guests at the Wawbeek are enthu- ! siastic photographers. A dark room has been pro vided at the hotel for the use of th« lovers of , amateur photography. There are many cam pa in i clow- proximity to the Wawbeek. All the owners nave launches, which make a pretty showing on ; ~ln<j lake. The electric launch finds especial favor •*the Saranac. The Wawbeek opened on June 23 with a large r "- Miter of guest*. The cottages are all rented, and J ;*mong the early arrivals at the hotels may be | fi»«">4 the following names: Mr. and Mrs. H. W. . "ant-mann and three sons, Oran S. Wlghtman. Mr. • ',*»<! Mrs. E. P. Freeman. Miss A. J. Hugh«on. Mr. , M Mr«. G. H. Chandler and daughter. Mr. and ; gf-.A. L - Crawford and Dr. D. Bryson Delevan ; "W* Mrs. Delevan. The cottages are rented as fol- i •'»>: Dr. J. p. Munn and Mrs. Mum, the Hillside VV' i; >"' ¦¦::<¦- 1.., mi.;, i 11,- Falrvlew; Mrs. C. ' M&*r, the Btoaaom Bungalow, and Miss C. T. . and Mater will occupy the new cottage. , ' In 'he camps ar» to be found S. B. Ferris and *'2*]y. Mr. and Mr*. Sfgfrled, Mr. Strakosch nnd t*f l"yl "y and E. P. Swenson. Hopman Miller has P and atoter will occupy Birch Island, for camp* ar* to be found 8. B Plerrii IM Mr. and Mr* BU-n .•; Mi Hu-.-.k.^-M -yl md E. P. SwentKin. Hopm.-m Miil<-r I, us H*-ri«-i - riii. '.n Hin-li Island, for ¦Sr^ 1 >'<=ara. •;,.,• campers are corning In early, and . .•took* ¦ ¦'¦•> an especially early season. Charles (Photograph by K. Patton, Pittsburg.) The committee appointed by the Presbyterian Gen eral Assembly, which met in Philadelphia last month, to prepare a statement of belief f§r the Church has met and organized. The Rev. Dr. H. C Minton, the moderator of the General Assem bly, who is the chairman of the committee, la ranged among the moderate conservatives. The Spragrue. of Massachusetts, has taken the Lev! P. Morton camp for another season. HOTEL CHILDWOLD. Hotel Chlldwold Is situated upon Lake Massa weple. In Childwold Park, which Includes about sixteen thousand acres of as fascinating scenery as there is anywhere in the Adirondacks. The air Is clear and dry, and Chlldwold Is an Ideal health and pleasure resort. The fishing is excellent here. There were twenty thousand brook trout and twenty thousand lake trout put in the streams from the State fish hatcheries this spring. The lake flows into the Grass River, which has always been famous for Its trout. -Years ago those who tried to reach this fishing ground found it hard work to get here, but felt repaid for their efforts. It may now be reached with comfort, and the fishing is better than ever. The road has been greatly improved this spring. Charles E. Leland is in charge at Childwoli. Mr. LelanJ for years was In charge of the Delevan House In Albany. There are golf links and tennis courts and baseball grounds provided, besides hunting and tlshlng and cards and dancing for the guests. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Merrill. Jr., and their party spent Sunday at the Childwold. Mr. Merritt Is the Republican candidate for Congress from the St. Lawrence district. The menu at the Childwold for the Fourth was tasteful in design, the covers being patriotic in character. The Childwold derives its name from a Mr. Child, who owned a large tract of land. In cluding the present park. He lived here a large part of the year for a number of seasons. A con siderable community grew up around him. which was named Childwold. He expected to build a fine house upon the high ground near the site of the present hotel and to erect cottages and other build ings, but reverses came, and he died a disappoint ed man. His ideas have been carried out to a lars*e extent, however, by Major H. D. Dorr, a rela tive of Mr. Child and part owner with him of the original land. Among the early arrivals at Child wold may be found the names of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stan ton. Russell M. Thayer. A. Saks and family. Nathaniel Rust and family. A. Rosenthal. Mrs Henry Sanger and daughter. Charles E. Pugh. L. Ellinger, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Tows Ferris Tows, E. Ehrman, J. C. Chamberlin and A. H. Pond. AT PAUL SMITH'S. Paul Smith's, N. V.. July <? (Special).— Every train brings passengers for Paul Smith's. The six horse tally-ho was put Into service on Thursday, and the hotel Is filling up rapidly. C. R. Peabody came on Tuesday. T. H. Harris and party have also ar rived, and are occupying one of the hotel cottages. Dr. E. L. Trudeau and family are now in their cot tage. Other arrivals are as follows: 'William L. Rich, W. R. Foster, L. C. Huse, Mrs. Richard Van Wyck, Miss Ranford, Theodore F. Kane, Mrs. Kane.' Frank H. Kane, Mrs. A. Horton, David W. Smith. Mrs. W. A. Drowne, Miss A. K. Wright. E. M. Webster, A. MacWlllie, Mr. and Mrs. John Seeley Ward. jr.. Mr. and Mrs. William G. Rocke feller C. A. Glfford. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Payne. F R' Konigsburg. Mrs. John A. Davies. John D. Crimmir.s and H. W. Wlckham. Walter De Haven started this week for New- York The day before he went he caught a string of fifteen trout weighing thirteen pounds. Mrs. William L. Rich was the chaperon for a party of young people who climbed the St. Kegls Mountain on Tuesday. The day proved a delight ful on« for such a trip, and the members of the party were able to count fifty-nine lakes and ponds from the summit of the mountain. Ten saddle horses are already at the stables, and this form of exercise Is in especial favor at Paul Smith's. Golf, however, is the popular form of ex ercise and sport here, large parties going each day to practise on the St. Regis course. Colonel Archibald Rogers has had shipped to him a 30-foot launch, supplied with locomobile power. This is the first of this kind to be introduced In these waters. Captain Theodore F. Kane. U. S. N.. who has been stationed for many years on the Pacific Coast, 's enjoying a change of air and scene here, and expects to remain for some time with his fam ily at the hotel. There are fifty-nine guides on the St. Regis waters, all thoroughly well Informed in woodcraft, who add much to the comfort and pleasure of those camping out in the wilderness. PATRIOTISM AT LAKE CEO ROE. HOW THE FOURTH WAS CELEBRATED— THE NEW FORT WILLIAM HENRY HOTEL. Lake George, N. V., July 6 (Special).— When this part of the country wakes up it usually does Up right thing at the right time. This was bhown by trie celebration of the ever glorious Fourth at Hague, on Lake George. The festivities began early in tltf afternoon with a game of ball. At the public meeting Richard Henry Savage delivered the addresa, and William A. Hemphlll, of Georgia, formerly a colonel in the Confederate army, gave a patriotic oration. I:ird S. Coter.'of New-York. also spoke. Pain had charge of the Japanese day fireworks and the great display in the evening. It was by all odds the most successful and enthusi astic celebration of the day ever given on Lake George. William D. Mann, of New-York, did much to make It a «g<cfss. The line steamers made spe cial excursions In course of the day, and after the celebration was over took thr excursionists back to the head of the lakn. The New Fort William Henry Hotel, under the management of A. C. & M. L. Pike, formerly of the Hygeia, at Old Point Comfort, raised the Amer ican flag on the opening day, Monday of 'his week. More than $30,000 has been spent in Improvements. The hot*l has been painted Inside and out a cream color, with light trimmings. There are :< new roof, a new flooring, a new birch floor In the music hall, redecorated walls and ceilings, new klt^hnri and furniture, new elevator system, new electric light service and bells, cafe has been refurnished, the grounds have been put in fine order, and more than one hundred rooms are connected with baths. On the grounds are new orchestra and band stands, and a large bathing pavilion, containing thirty four rooms, for those who wish to take 8 <llp In the cool waters of Lake «J«-orK.-. Thf powerhouse for the new electric road is practically finished, and the new Casino, consisting of auditorium for vaudeville performances, >v <i i t i ¦ i < rooms, pavilion for dancing, etc, 1.- w«ll under way. The first names on the register this year are those of A. B. I'olvin and his family. Mr. Colvtn is the president of the new trolley system, on which cars will l>e running this coming week, making connections as far south as Albany and Troy. The nt-w line will be extended to Warrensburg as soon as it is In running order between Glens Falls and the lake. Mr.- Kol.-rt L'-mhx l'.ank« is at the S;iganiure She is a resident of Albany and Is the widow of General Robert Lenox Banks, who, with his family, spent iiihii> n:.-,s;mh y»-arx <m Lak<: <;. i»rgc. 1" " <-ottage in the grounds of the Saga more and also at th«- Fort \Vliii;tm Henry Hotel v. M. i: colonel T. E. Ro.-ssele. of Washington, was t ) wn.r :.nd m.lnager. Mr nii'i Mrs. Bird S. Col.r Ba4 Mr. and Mr< Alonzo BlOta, Of Brooklyn, and Mr. and Mrs Bd ward Levy, of New-lfork. are slopulng at tho NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUTE, SUNDAY. JULY 7, 1901. membership of the committee, however, represents both schools of thought In the Church, and it Is believed that its report, which will be presented to the next General Assembly, will commend Itself generally to the Church. Although the committee is popularly called a committee on revision, it is not. strictly speaking. Sagamore and spent the week making excursion trips to various parts of the lalce. Max Bahr, Carl Bahr. Paul Bahr and Miss Fn-idrlch, of Landsberg. Germany, stopped here on their way home to Germany after a visit to the Pan-American, in order to pay their respects to Carl Schurz. who is the owner of a cottage on the shore of North West Bay. Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Dodson. of New-York, are here. Miss Fanny Simpson, daughter of Commodore and Mrs. John Boulton Simpson. Is entertnlntng two seniors from Vassar. Miss Day and Miss Kmma T. Day. Henry Ives Cobb. of Washington, is a guest here Mr. Cobb is the architect of the new State Capitol now in course of construction in Harrisburg, Perm. The Lake House is open and Is also under the management of A. C. At M. L. Pike, the lessees of the New Fort William Henry. One of the first guests to arrive was Dr. Charles W. Gumbees. of Philadelphia who has been coming here for nearly thirty years. Mr. and Mrs. George F. Bayle. of New-York, with their children have taken one of the Lake House cottages for the summer. Edward M. Bhepard delivered an address to th« school graduates one evening this week that was listened to hy a large audience. Georg« William Warren, the well known organist, is at his cottage _ , _ To-day delegates began to arrive at Silver Bay Hotel to attend the .-onv.-ntlon of the Grand ( oun cil or the forward movement of the Congregational Churches of Canada and the United Btates. The del, nates will remain here for a week. The annual meeting of the New-York State His torical Association will be held at the Fort Willi am Henry on July SO Lieutenant F K. l'rindel. from the Mare Island Navy Yard. San Francisco, an officer of tha Vntted States Navy, is a guest at the Lake House. Mr. and Mr? George William Smith, of New-TOT* City are spending their honeymoon .it th« Marion. The families of George <>. Knapp and Dr J. M Knapp of New-York City, are at home for tha summer In their cottage on the grounds of the Hundred Island House. , \t the annual meeting of the Indian Kettlei Park association held In the < >mpany*s oftfe. in the. park "ii July S th.» following board was elected for the ensuing year: Charles C C! itk. Edward I'.arr J S. H Clark, George V. Maynard and M W Clark. The following otli-f-rs w.t- »lio chosen: President, rh«rK>» C. Clark; Ttes-prisHiaat, j. s. H. Clark: secretary. Gtorg* v. Maynara; treasurer, Edward I'.arr. At a meeting of the directors nf th» Lake Gfonw Country Club held in the clubhouse on July 3. th» following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President, Edward I'.arr; vice-president, H Btanley Todd; secretary. Charlea ituart Phillips; tre H s'ir.-r, Charles C ' 'lark. The following New-Yorkers are now registered at th« club: H. Stanley Todd. the artist, with wire and maid; E O. Bvana and George V Maynard. From Brooklyn Mr am) Mrs Edward Barr, ths Misses I'.arr. Mr. and Mrs Charlea Btuart Phillips, Miss ivteiin. Emery Barr, Miss Wlngate and Ger hard Van Hoorn. TN BEART OF OATSKILLS. DESPITE HEAT ELSEWHERE, REFRESH ING COOLNESS AMONG THE H11.1.s —MANY VISITORS OVER THE POUBTH. Catskiil, X. V.. July c (Special).— Some of tho Catsklll thermom.-ttrs wer.- aorely perplexed in the effort to maintain th«!r eonaervattve dignity this hot week. The fact that they were expected to keep down the reeCrd under an unusually high temperature was a aevere test of their loyalty. But the mountain air was not sultry, and the dry heat of the sun waa always mitigated by a fine breeze whlrh never failed, at leant nt the higher resorts. Little discomfort was felt by visitors, and they therefore showed small Int. rest in th^ mer cury, except to wonder at the high decree reached. People were content to r»-a<i the detail* of the torrid wave an'! Its fearful result! In th.> cities, and rejoice over their timely escape to these green hills, where they could breathe, rc-st and sleep in com fort. Eighty-five degrees Is believed to be the highest record on the mountain tops in the past. Some reports say thla was exceeded <>n Tuesday; but if it was it brought less discomfort than a temperature of Tii degrees WOttld cause In New- York City tinder ordinary conditions. The fact is, everybody In the Catskttls Is delighted with this weather after they once get here. But the trip up was made decidedly uncomfortable by the heat this w.-.-k. Vast crowds have been pouring Into the range all the week at both ends, and the number <>f visitors now here is perhaps greater than usual f.>r the first week In July. It would s.-iin that everybody who had arranged for an early visit and could possibly k-;ive town was now h.-r<-. Douhtless many ;, visit was precipitated by this sudden beat All the hotel books Indicate ;i big July business, and that always means a prosperous s.;is.«n, an thß August patronage is sure t" come, in fact, bohw of the leading houses already reixirt all August rooms taken The Hotel Kaaterskili has a lively rush of early guests that Is <|Uite unusual. The hotel always has a special Fourth of July dinner, with a souve nir menu card. The roads in Kaaterskili Park are now hard and smooth, and there 1h mui-h driving. The tornado and shower that struck this region with much force <>n Tuesday afternoon were a rare display of Huhlimity on Kaaterskili Mountain. The numerous resorts that cluster about th« KaaterskW region ar« all enjoying good business. The old Oatrtill Mountain House Is receiving many new guests in addition to the permanent patronago kh long established. Some of these older patrons seem to prefer the quiet antiquity of this historic resort, and a few are not wholly delighted with the new electric lights ev.-n. But the modern in novation is highly appreciated by everybody else, and it will bring nuofa added popularity. AT HAINKS FALLS PARKS. The various parks at Haines Falls have full summer contingents, arid the hot week was found peculiarly comfortable there Mrs. S. S. Packard lately arrived at her rustl<- cottage, where she will entertain a few friends during the season Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wiley and Major and Mrs. W. H. Wiley are among recent Twilight Park arrivals. Dr. L. M. Hubbey is at Twilight Rest. Mr. and Mrs. Hovey are at the Squirrel Inn. BUSS Canaan, the poet and writer. Ih a guest at Dr. King's cot tage. W. C. Home and wife ire entertaining the Pabers. The Rev. and Mrs. .1 O. Wilson arrived at their cottage this week. M..--si- W'lngate and Hamilton, of Brooklyn, and other pioneers of these parks have been installed In their cottages for many days. Mr. and Mrs. Hiram R. Dlckson and Mrs. C. C. \\ n.sHoii nr<- at Mill i 'r.-st The Antlers, near Haines Falls, is enjoying Una early patronage. Among the guests there are Mr. and Mrs f ii Bcbuyler. J. p. Lane, Mr. and Mrs. [. Brandt and daughter. Mr. and Mrs E. MorlH, I>'''h"sl ¦ M ' S ' '' " ''•'"""¦ l -""i* S.-heling and J. ixiwn ..n Jeff.-rson H.-ights. near this \lllage. tho Orant lltiuw 1.-. SntSTtalnlng ou:iy Kueal». it U a charged with the duty of revising the Westminster Confession. The General Assembly decided not to attempt any revision or modification of that creed and to take no action which would Indicate a de sire to shelve it. The committee was authorized merely to prepare a brief statement of the re formed faith in untechnical language, which would fine old resort, most delightfully situated on a graceful bend in Catskiil Creek, overlooking the. vinage and river. The Greene County Tennis As sociation will renew its contest for th« cup later In the season on the. Grant House courts. This prize has been in the possession of Charles Ambler for the last two years. Among permanent guests of the Grant are Mrs. McGlll and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland, of Washington; Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hall. Frederick Hack. Mrs. R. F. Hill and daughter. T. Hamilton Uurch. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Krown, William H. Hendrlckson. Mr. and Mrs. '•ornellus O'Connor. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Harford. Mrs Ambler, Mrs. Jane Banks and Miss Delia M. Searles. NEW ELECTRIC ROAD. A new electric railroad is now projected by the Catskill Mountain Traction Company, which has Just been Incorporated at Albany with New- York capital to the extent of $300,000. It is proposed to build a road from the Saugertles lAtng Dock and village direct to Palenvllle, to connect with thn Otis Elevating road there, a distance of fifteen miles. The promoters claim that by this route an hour's time will be saved In reaching that part of tie range. If this line is ever built it would seem that a short spur to the base of Overlook Mountain would be entirely practicable, and prove profitable In the development of this grandest mountain of them all and the resort near Its crest, which is dow Idle only because of the. difficulty in reach ing it. A notable Improvement has been made by the Ulster and Delaware Company at their Kaaterskili junction, on the Stony Clove division. Th« little station has been turned around, and the Hunter tr.i'-k laid around It on a level with the main line. This greatly facilitates the transfer of passengers and baggage r>r the various Hunter resorts, two miles away, and savea much time The early .irr!v..l of The Tribune last Sunday was ¦ pleasing .surprise that is still commented upon with universal approval. The early perusal of the news left visitors free to ramtile over the mountain and «:ij..v the scenery the rest of tha day- Max Flels. hm.inn came up the Hudson on his beautiful yacht, th* Hiawatha, early In the week. und went to his mountain home at Flelschmann's. The yacht was struck by the storm on Tuesday and somewhat damaged. She lies anchored tn th© stream off Kingston, at the bidding of her owner, who makes frequi nt trips on the river In the ***- ¦<>n In company with friends iohn K. Webster is at Pine Wood cottage. Mount :-it. with Walter PuUtser. Captain Nye, commander >>f the transport Me- Clellan, was ¦ recent guest of Carroll Whittak*»r nt Baugertlea He visited th<» mountains while there, and was charmed with the region He will sail for Manila by way of the S:i« z Canal on Wednesday . a fummer camp of working girls is being estab lished in * farmhouse and cottage among the foot bills Of the range. An outdoor dining tent ha." teen • •!•¦ ted, a-d every facility for outdoor life will he provid..' Over two hundred girls are expected to enjoy this vacation spot. Low excursion rates on the Ulster and Delaware line* on th- Fourth brought many hundreds into nge from Kingston, and they enjoyed th.* <iiy Immensely, li **.i* co< 1 and lovely every and ths many celebrations which had been arranged tn the various villages were greatly en loyed The Btara and stripes floated gayly in the breexe from .very hotel and cottage, lending new Inspiration and patriotism to orators and listener! The various Stamford resorts ar.- thronged with visitors, arid the season Will soon hf at Its height there, chun-hlll Mall Is more than half full, the Rexmere has a like proportion, the Madison is about full and the New Grant is nearlni; Its capacity. C. H. Weberly and family, of Troy, have ar rtve.i at their Brooklyn Heights summer home Mr. and Mrs. R,.man Cronklte and her sister Miss Helena Williams, of New-York, are at the Chateau cottage. *n Mrlstol Park Recent arrivals at the Madison Include Mrs. Al len MacHossle and family, the Rev. and Mrs Fil gar Tllton and family. Miss Van Cott and Miss Emily It. Van <'ott. of New-York; Mrs M Drls colMlss prlscol, Miss Tompklns and Miss Helm bold, of Brookhm. Messrs Johnson, Cooper and Hennett are In charge of the music ; ,t the Rexmere and Churchill Hml this season. The new Slate ro.-,<i between Pine Hill and Big Indian will .soon be corn]. l. -led Work on Other Htato roads In Ulster County was suspended during the excessive heat early in the week. POBINQ IN THE BOWBRI PEOPLE there don't let the photog- RAPHERS INTERFERE WITH THEIR OWN NOTIONS OF WHAT IS CORRECT. "I'm Just dying to go to B •« and have some j pictures taken." said a young woman who has S tone out in society for a year or more. "He al . ways makes hi* women look m pretty." j Such a remark would never have coats from a I Klrl who lives on the Bowery. She would have I ¦aid: "I's goln* down on do street an git me picture I look. I's got on to de dead swellest pose In de lot " • Then she would hunt a gallery- the one giving the most cabinets for the least money preferred ; Plant herself before the camera and tell the pho tographer to "lire away." She would never think | of allowing him to make a suggestion regarding , her pose. She. would work it all out at home with 1 a combination of looking glasses and would know ; Just what she wanted. If she preferred "gOO-goo 1 eyes, urn- ' d | ha r.i m -. and if »he deslr, d on. foot to the air. .he'd put it there and keep It there until Hie shutter was closed. • Z All this Is demonstrated beyond a doubt by the •ample f photographs in the glass show cases in t ? }>?*, IJowcr y shops. Some of the attitudes are wouM I • an 'L th " V":'™* 1 Photographer In the land would know better than to pose a customer In such i "It Is not our fault," said one Bowery photogra pher, whose attention was called to the lack of ar tistic posing. "I know Just as much about the way women ought to stand in front of the camera as any of the swell picture makers up on Flfth i ? V 'Vv ***£ what « ood doeß U do? Women who come I to the Bowery studios know what they want and you cannot tell them a single thing about It." i Other deductions can be made from an examina tion or the show cases of Bowery photographers Any one who has a uniform gets his picture taken Jn It . Men like to carry cigars in their hands or i in their mouths). About one-tenth of the women tuncy short skirts, some very short, and another tenth want at least one foot in the air. Husbands and wives who have their pictures taken on the same plate either put their heads together or the husband throws his arm around his wife's waist. Perhaps he will be up before a police Judge for beating the woman before the photographs are fin ished, but that makes no difference. Little girls who have taken their first communion have one "Mock" pose. They hold out a prayerbook In one hand and place the other on a pile of Bibles. Young I men always have their hair combed with the many frills of the "barber Rhop fashion." Almost every , Photographer on the Bowery has a set of dress KUltfi, frock coats and silk hats which can be rented for photographic purposes. It does not consume a week's wages to have your I picture taken an the Bowery. In fact, prices run from three cents to $3 a dozen. Two cabinets can | be purchased for BO cents nt one place, while the next photographer in the street will, make a dozen for $1. The average price for cabinets Is $2 a dozen. Button piciureK. that can be worn on the coat or shirt waist, ar« popular and can bo had at all Brlcaa. explain the doctrinal beliefs of the Church, but which was not to be regarded as a substitute or alternative of the confession. It Is thought the adoption of such a statement will do much to settle the controversies over questions of doctrine which for so many years have divided the Church. IX THH TITOrSAXI) ISLANDS FISHING ESPECIALLY GOOD— NEW ST. LAWRENCE STEAMER— W. H. NICHOLS S YACHT. Alexandria Bay. July 6 (SpeelalV— The last week has been one of unusual activity among the Thou sand Islands. Th© extreme heat in the great cities compelled many to seek the cool breezes of the St. Lawrence. While the thermometer has registered 100 degrees or more in the metropolis. It has not risen higher than 8.% degrees at the Thousand Isl ands. No discomfort whatsoever has been felt be cause of the heat. The fishing has been unusually good this year. Muskallonge are caught daily which weigh any where from five to fifteen, and sometimes twenty, pounds. The bass are also biting well, and catchea to the limit allowed for a single fisherman— twelve a day— are frequently made. Perch in any quan tity can be caught with little tremble Crowds from the Pan-American KxposlHon con tinue to arrive on the Richelieu and Ontario Navi gation Company's steamers hy way of Lake On tario. The new steamer Kingston, of this line, made its maiden trip from Toronto to Prescott Wednesday morning, returning the same day. This vessel, which is now the largest on the river, was built by the Hertram Iron Works, of Toronto. It Is 2f»O feet lon< and 6« feet broad, and has 175 staterooms, with eight parlor rooms with bath connected. The engines are the latest style triple expansion, the cylinders measuring 28 Inches, 4S Inches and 74 Inches, respectively. It has a 6-foot stroke, and works under two hundred pounds pressure. Th* city of Kingston presented the boat with a new set of flags. On the trip there were present C. F. Olldersleeve, general manager of the com pany; Thomas Henry, traffic manager, and Cap tain Gilbert Johnson, general superintendent. The Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Kingston were also on board. This boat will make the run from Toronto to Prescott, alternating with the steamer Toronto, making a dally service. The steamers Algerian. Spartan and Hamilton have been placed on the Hamilton-Montreal Line, making a tri-weekly service between those points, touching at all the Canadian points, going by way of the Bay of Qulnre WOODLAND BOUGHT P.Y J. H. JOHNSON. The most important real estate transaction of the last week was the purchase of Woodland, an elegant summer residence near Prospect Point, above Clayton, by J. Herbert Johnson, of New- York City, from Mrs. Alexander Mitchell, of Jackson ville. Fla. Mrs Mitchell i= the widow of Alexander Mitchell, who was president of the t'hi eagO, Hurllngton and Qutncy Railroad Mr.. John son Is a son of the Int.- president of the Jersey Central Railroad. Woodland for many ys ira was thought to be the handsomest summer residence on the riv<-r. Mr. Johnson will make extensive im provements on the cottage and adjoining grounds. sparing no pains to make it an Ideal summer home. une of the flm-st new yachts to appear on the river for the first time this summer U the Nokomis. owned by w. H. Nichols, of Brooklyn. It baa i^en Imilt it Alexandria Bay by A C. Doclon, who his built many of the private yachts now on tha river. This new .-raft Is 108 feel long, with a beam of 18 feet I Inches. It has triple expansion engines of 4.V) horsepower, which enable the boat to make between sixteen and eighteen miles an hour. It has cabin accommodations for eight persons and car ries a crew of seven men. The boat will be fitted up In mahogany, and will be furnished as well as any boat on the river. Mr. Nichols has a cottage on Howe Island, and Is expected to arrive to accept the boat from the builder and occupy his cottage for the summer about July 15. Dominion Day, July 1. was celebrated by the Canadians and their friends on the river at Gana noque by a good programme of sports. In the morning there were yacht races and a contest be tween two crews of fifteen paddlers each In large war canoes. In the afternoon there were horse races and a ball game between the Mascots, of Montreal, and the Gananoque town team. In the evening there were a brilliant display of fireworks and a hand concert. In which bands from King ston and Watertown. as well as the Gananoque military band, took part. GOLFERS AT GANANOQUE. The Gananoque Inn, always famous as a resort for fishermen, bids fair to become equally famous as a retreat for golfers. A new golf links has been laid out along the river front, and a celebrated professional. Otto H. Ferguson, of Now- York, will be on hand throughout the entire season to have charge of the grounds and Instruct those lacking in the fine points of the game. The course U a nine hole one. with excellent natural advantages. A tournament was held to-day. In which golf enthusiasts from Brockvllle. Kingston and Clayton were entered, and every Saturday through out the season similar contests will be held. The management of the Inn has offered a handsome silver cup to he given M a prize to the one making the lowest score over the course in the summer. The Hon. Clifford Sefton. Minister of the Interior of the Dominion of Canada, has leased the hand some stone cottage at the corner of Front and Stone sts.. In Gunanoque. for the season, and Is upending the summer there with his family. The house overlooks the river, and gives an exception ally good view of the river scenery In the vicinity. Royal Dean, of New-York, with his family, ar rived in the last week at tneir summer home on Island Royal, where they will remain for the season. E. M. Ferris, of New-York, opened his tine home on La Rue Island last Wednesday. Mr. Sargent, of New-York City, has also come with his family to stay for th* summer at his cottage on the same Island, which Is almost opposite Alexandria Bay. S. A.- Brtggs. of Brooklyn, and family have ar rived at their imam home. Arcadia, on Summer Isle, about a quarter of a mile below Alexandria I; in Frank Bannister, a Young Men's Christian Asso ciation secretary of New- York City, will spend a month at his cottage on Thousand Island Park. His family is with him Colonel O. G. Staples, the veteran proprietor of the Thousand Island House, arrived from his home In Washington on Wednesday, and was met at Clayton by his private yacht, the Nereid. The Thousand Island lluuM orchestra, arrived last Sat urday. and the first ball of the season mi held at the Thousand Island House that evening. ARRIVALS FROM NEW-YORK. The New- York arrivals in the last week are m follows: 'jßliiiß Oanan'vnie, The Inn— Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Mill gag. Mr. and Mrs. Wllltsiß M. Alll3cclct. Mr. and Mra. M. Hahn. S. E. Splngham. Ferrl* Oriencht. Prank W. Chandler. Philip M Wheelrr. I G. Underbill. Mr. and Mrs. James Mcflrath and Alexander Cath. Clayton. The Hubbard-Mr. and Mrs. R. Gold smith. Gelas Strauss. Charles F. Smith. R. P. Lee. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Lee. A. Van Dyre. F. L. Colon. Sidney Bagel Julian C. Austrian. Mr and Mrs. Frank B. Lathrop. F. B. Hubbell. W. Fitzgerald. P. J. Cox. C. A. Wltmore. R. S. Cotvin. W. D. Flint. F. Firth. Frederick A. Norrls. A. W. Dunbar. E. D. Kahn. Albert Joske. Mr and Mrs. A. A. Mac- Gregor. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Fleet. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Brundiett. J. Walter Wood. jr.. W. A. Vail, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Pratt. Leo Stevens. J. W. Ryan. E. \\. Panler. Mr. and Mrs. William S. Coev-S. Nathan. M'ss 3. Marietta Talmape Mr. and Mrs. William Me Allison, and Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Kiel son. . - ¦ - The New Windsor— William G. Warren. A. W. Benlap, G. a Ryan. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Ferguson. Robert J McCracken. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marker. Mr and Mrs. H ' J. Brookfleld. James D. Brown. Mrs. Milton C. Work. r-«ii°. Un i Islan s' the Frontenac-Sherley Moore. Mrs. E?li - vr ™ n i Mra.-WUltam C. Van Antwerp. Miss lam* vr, ha « W Ck * Mr ' and Mrs Jonathan WUI 55T «-' S i W , llllam s. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jaros. Wa^enV V, uk Ml " s H ' Van Wagenen, E. Van w ? I?' Ir * and ilrs ' F ' S Armstrong. W. B. Sepal \ Sla , ne y Segal. Mr. and Mrs Edmund Pwtght. Miss Marie D. Dwisrht. Mr and Mrs E. H. Hough: Mr and Mrs. H. W. Chapman. Mrs. V C. West x A Miss Westake. Miss Genevieve T. Westako. J -i*. Lo an - Miss Mar >- G. Lcs-an. Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Houan. Miss Edith M. Bogap. Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Foster. William Hill. Miss Ethel Hill. Mrs. S. T. Watson. Mrs J. S. Simon. Mlaa Jeanette Simon. Miss Hattie Weber and Mrs. A. M. Costello. Mr. and Mrs. John R. Planter. Mass Planter. Mr and Mrs F. E. Merce Mrs. B. H. French and Mrs. Frank Williams. Murray Isle. Murray Hill Hotel— Mrs. F. N. Waterman. Mr. and Mrs. David B. Oliver. J. C. McWhalen. Charles N. Jenks. Mr and Mrs. Wlllard Brown. Thousand Island Park, the Columbian— C H. Stowell. Bryan Brooks. W. H. C. Newschofer. Mrs. C. a. Blood. Charles E. Lansing. Mr. and Mrs. D. Emery. William G. Warren. R. C. Ben nett. W. L. Brown. F. S. McNeil and Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Nelson. Alexandria Bay. Thousand Island House— I*. Colville. Mr. and Mrs. F. Halfin. Mr. and Mrs. J. A\. Argenbright. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Loewy. Joseph Schutz. Miss J. Schutz, MiS3 W. Schots. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. S. Lewis. L. P. Atkinson. Mass E. Condili. Charles E. Smith. A. W. Levy Henry L. Cole. Mrs. Scott Halbich. Mrs. M. Thomas. miner J. Kempner. M L Monast. O. Aronson. Miss Cyrille Aronsor.. S. Watham. Frederick K. Burn ham. M. L. Haff ' Felix H - Levy. Mr. and Mrs. A. Dublon. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Ulrtce. R. VUalta. M. Suzuki. Mr and Mrs. A. L. Klark. Harry Leber man A. V. Zeckendorf. M. E. Hyman L. X, Herschfie d. Miss Florence B. Hays. Julius Ran*> ™ A' I"*'1 "*' Un « '»>* > yer. Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Burr BiTen « 0S i mO vv^, Mr and Mrs Morche. Walter Bi\en. HA. Williams. Mr. and Mrs. A. Zinases* Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Feihleman. c. A. Hutchma! eleriir; *V. aB T e ' Mr ' and ilrs - Frederick En f wa C^ r^wg^ le Bam rf H' ra ?^n rr d nOl Mr W °a 11 n 7d7 d m"- S h l? les B " Hole - Mr - an <l Mr* J w Pra?£ ¦«aw I»>I-V<;S AT SARATOGA. RELIEF ON THE FOURTH FROM TITO TORRID HEAT OF THE PRECEDING WEEK-MUSIC AT THE HOTELS. Saratoga Springs. N. V.. July 6 (Special)-- Sara togians and their thousands of summer visitors had Just cause to rejoice on Independence Day. when at midday the mercury registered SO degrees la the shade and there was an utter absence of any humidity In the atmosphere. It was in both pleas ing and refreshing contrast to the 95 degree record that averaged the noon hours for ten days and ac companying 90 degree nights. The protracted hot wave was unprecedented, so far as this section was concerned, and during Its continuance the social functions of this resort were greatly Interfere.! with. Now that the weather is again on Its good behavior there Is a general resumption of all the gayetles incident to a lively and prosperous season. During the severest part of the torrid term tha number of arrivals failed to keep up to the dally average, but beginning on the Fourth of July th« tide of travel again moved in this direction, and la now rapidly Increasing. Governor Odell. who recently viewed several spacious and handsome cottages here, expecting to summer here, has not yet announced any selection. Saratoga would be pleased to have the Governor a* a cottage colonist. There is still a good demand for cottages for th» season. Jonas HHler. of New-Orleans, a regular summer guest, has leased the Letter cottage, la Unlon-ave. Harry Mann, of New- York City, will occupy the Mrs. Mary E. McCall cottage. In Clrcu lar-st. B. W. Wooster. of Albany, has rented the Harry Leonard cottage. i-: South Broadway. Mrs. H. B. Cowen. of New-York City, has secured for the season Miss Nellie Roddy's cottage, in Unlon ave. The aggregate number of cottages rented for the season far exceeds that of any previous year. Cottage life is Increasing in popularity. The Rev. T. F. Chambers, pastor of the First Baptist Church, delivered the Fourth of July ad dreas before the Daughters of the American Revo lution. The celebration took place in the United, States Hotel drawing room, and was followed by a tea. The patriotic function was given under tta auspices Si Saratoga Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, who extended an Invitation to and entertained a large number of visiting mem bers. Saratoga and its guests patriotically observed Independence Day. out without any pyrotechnics! embellishments, which scheme found great -favor with all. As the great majority of the visitor* have a horror of the racket and the danger at tached to the indiscriminate use of fireworks. Police. Commissioner Lewis issued an order to enforce the) ordinance prohibiting the sale or discharge of fire works within the corporation limits on th» Fourth of July. Private dinners and other social function* were largely indulged In on the anniversary. Tc» numerous roadhouses were taxed to their foil capacity, and patriotic speeches galore ¦were th» order of the day. There was a pyrotechnical display In the evening at Kayadeross Park, on the west shore of Saratoga Lake, and seven miles south of this village. Edward Schletcher. of New-York City. has been elected president of the Badger Club, which early In the week held its annual banquet at "Ben 1 * Rlley's Arrowhead roadhouse. at Saratoga Lake. The Badger Club is composed almost wholly o* hotel men from various sections of the country. C W. Stub's orchestra, of New- York City, which has furnished the music at the United States Hotel since IST*, resumed its summer engagement her* on July 4. Doling*! Band, of Troy, will open the musical seasonal Congress Hall on July 13. Max Bendix*s orchestra, of New- York City. suc ceeds John Lund's orchestra, of Buffalo, at th* Grand Union Hotel, where the daily concerts w*s*> begun on Thursday last. Gartland'9 l"th Regiment Band, of Albany, will return to Congress Spring Park on July 15. Cart land will- probably also furnish the music at tho racecourse. Karl Schneiders orchestra, of New- York City. began Its concerts at the Kensington Hotel to-day. One of the liveliest and most popular places In Saratoga this season Is the broa.l acreage of tha Saratoga Golf Club, where the numerous -vote** of this healthful diversion may be observed daily, rain or shine. The Hub now has a membership of about two hundred and fifty men and women, many of whom are sunnier cottagers, Several of the women have become expert players, and they take <r- it pride in .their accomplishment- Among those who have the best coif record are Mrs J C. Minor. Miss Minor and Miss Russell, of New- York City: Mr*. J. S. liuyck. of Albany: Miss Fuller Miss Mann and Miss Jessie Mann, of Troy; Sirs. G. T. Smith, of Ballston Spa; Mrs. H. M. Levengston. jr.. and the Hisses Putnam, of Sara- * tosa Springs. .-- ¦- "•>" The American Institute of Instruction began Its sevvntv-nrsr annual meeting In the Washington Street Methodist Episcopal Church last evening Th* sessions will be continued up to Monday evening. In clusive. Th-> delegates number almost a thousand, th* majority of whom are from New -En gland, New- York arrt Pennsylvania. They make the Amertcan- A.'.-lphi Hotel their headquarters. Work on the new speedway is being expedited as rapidly as possible. „.,... _ The spacious new stables of William C. Whitney. John Sanford and August B-lm.mt. in Nelson-aye.. are assuming tangible form. They will be com pleted about the middle of July. The Saratoga Racing Association management expects that there will be fully a thousand race horses here before the opening of the annual meet- Ins on August 5. Quite a number of thoroughbreds have already been brought here, and are In train- Ing at Horse Haven, an annex to the association's 150-acre plant. included in the list of mo** prom inent racing stables expected by the management are those of William C. Whitney, Louis V. Bell. Louis Fletsehraann. John Sanford. Perry Belmont. August Belmont. J. I. McCafferty. Thomas K. Scott jr.. J. E. Seagram, . John T. Schorr, O. E. Smith. T. J. He,*: P. S P. Randolph. J. C. Mc- Dowell R. J. Heiner. William Lakeland. William H.n. James MeLaughlln. John Daly. James R. Keene. F. R. Hitchcock. A. J. Joyner. O. B. Long. J. D. Smith and tha Feather »ton« and Oaaui :-- • n 7