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life at the Many Resorts Is Made
Enjoyable in Various Ways.
Bretton Wood.. K. H., Aug. 13. — One of the
greet features cf life at Bretton Wood. Is to see
tbs> arrivals by motor car. The only garage la
tbs White Mountains with all the up to date
requirements for keeping a motor car In shape
la here, with accommodations for thirty can and
adclent men in charge. Many parties here for
tbe season htve their own motor, with them.
and are becoming familiar with the excellent
Mountain roads that were so widely ad
vertised In the week cf the •'climb to the clouds."
There are many routes available from Bretton
wh!eh is a centre from which all parts
it the mountains may be reached in a single
6 & y'a trip with eaae.
Several parties have arrived here this week
torn New-York, making the entire trip by
jsotor. Among them are Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Wilder, who are at the Mount Washington.
IXS.7OT Weeks and family, of West Newton, have
also been among visitors of the week.
Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, of New- York. Is
a guest at the Mount Washington.
Mx. and Mrs. T. E. Parker. Miss Dorothy
barker and Miss Smith, of New- York, arrived
at the Mount Washington on Monday, when
j£r». j. Blake White returned there from a visit
to Mrs. John K. Runnells at her summer home
la Chocorua. N. H.
X bowling tournament at the Mount Wash
jagton on Friday evening between teams from
the two Eretton Woods hotels resulted In a vic
tory tat the Mount Pleasant. Several Mount
pleasant guests went over to see the nnlsh and
tc applaud the victor*.
The executive committee of the Bretton
TToods Golf Club, which was chosen this week.
Include* B. David Walton. Paul Wilcox. Dr. J.
Blake White, the latter also president of the
dub, *21 cf New- York: Dr. Charles E. Clark, of
I^nn. and George W. White, of Now- York. The
joosth'a goif everts will be most Interesting.
and wlli Include tournaments, matches between
thtf «tsl teams of other hotels, the first of which
will be with the Pin* Golf Club of Bt. Johns
tour, ft
Mr. end Mrs. George Austin Morrison, of New-
TcriL ere at the- Mount ■Washington. Mr. and
Sirs. A. B. Loundtxrg. of New-York, are spend
izg the month at the Mount Pleasant House.
jjr. and Mrs. Robbing B. Smith, C. D. Gregory
and Miss Gregory are other New-Yorkers. They
arrived on Tueslay. while the Rev. Frederick
Lynch, paster of the Pilgrim Congregational
Chcrch. of New- York, and Mrs. Lynch are also
there. Mrs. Julian D. Falrchild. of Brooklyn,
hu Joined Mr. FalrchUd at the Mount Waah-
s"r ard Mrs. C H. Tenner and Miss Sullo
way of New-York, have arrived at Bretton
Woods in their automobile, and Mr. and Mrs.
William A. Eall and Melvln Hall are other New-
Yorkers travelling through the bills by motor
who have visited Bretton Wood* this week,
Among Maplewood af-airs have been a ann
2ght £&nee in the Casino on Monday and a card
party en Monday evening, a bowling tourna-
Bent on Tuesday evening and a golf team match
at Bethlehem, a golf match with Profile on
We£r.e£day, a tennis match and the ball game
at North Ccr.way. a handicap tournament on
Thursday en the golf links, and a full drees ball
in the evening, a ball game between Maple woo- 1
■Bd Bethlehem at Bethlehem. Maplewood vs.
&*thlehezn at Maplewood on Saturday In a re
tern game and a concert by the Euterpea Male
Quartet, cf New- York, In the evening at the
▲bout forty guests from the Maple-wood drove
£rer to Sunset Hill on Saturday to see the golf
Jnttcti between the Mapiewood and Sunset Hill
There have been mary New-Tork arrivals
Bmong those coming to Maplewood for the re-
Caa!n£er of the month. Among them are Mrs.
A- M. Chapmen, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Andrews,
Sir. end Mrs. W. R. Lvnde. Mr. and "Mrs. E. M.
Johns. Mr.. J. H. Seaman, Mr. and Mra. M. H.
Bailey, Mr.. S. H. Cary and Mis. A. B. Cary.
The Balsams, at Dixvllla Notch. Is doing a
grand business, many persons being attracted
then* by tha fact that there are thousands of
trout In Lake Glortette, and that every morning
finds these fish served up at breakfast. It Is
As only hotel In the mountains that boasts
trout en the menu every day from the opening
of the season until Its dose.
The Hampshire Inn, at Colebrook, which ta
•Be of the "furtherest north" hotels. is enter
>Wflne several New-Yorkers this season.
The young women of the Profile House and
cottages gave a dancing party on Monday even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. WLliam G. Flemmir.g. of
yew-York, are at the Profile, where Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. Goodwin, of New- York, have opened
their cottage. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Meeker, Mrs.
Ceorge A dee and Miss Adee. Mr. and Mrs. D. H.
Ames, Mrs. W. J. Milne and Miss Ruth Milne.
lira. Russell Hoad;ey and Mrs. George L. Ron
ald* ere among the New-Yorkers who arrived
et the Profile this week.
The PrcSle House is entertaining more New-
Tork guests than any other hotel In that vicin
ity, many of the oldest Knickerbocker families
he.: „• represented in its numbers.
Mrs W. N. P. Darrow, of New-York, was
hostess at the first golf tea of the season, which
we. given at the Profile Golf Club house on
Eaturdiiy afternoon. A putting contest was the
feature cf the afternoon, tt which the first prize
was taken by Charles Jackson, of New- York.
The hotel orchestra, furnished music for the
The Bethlehem season Is In full swing, and
■*iii. cclf tournaments, ball games and tennis
tournaments are among the many exciting pas
tossi with which Bethlehem visitors enjoy
•ssSBSt. Bails on Saturday evening at the
&scLiir. Friday evenings at the Uplands and
Hondavß at the Arlir.jrLon are all attended by
tsssßU and cottagers of other hotels, and many
g& down to the Thursday evening ball at Maple
*ood as well.
Intervale is waking up, and the August fes
tivities are enjoyed by hundreds of persons.
among them many New-Yorkers. Mounts Bur
»rt«: and K<=arsar«e have been ascended by
•any parties from the Intervale, Langdon.
Beilevue and Pendexter houses, and driving has
«fs» been a popular form of diversion. The
Saturday evening hop at the Intervale was the
•*t«t brilliant of the season, and a large number
61 guests from other hotels and the cottage col
oay were present to add to the number of the
•antors. Whist, hearts and euchre are all pop
yar games at tha Intervale, and not a few
"fidCfc parties have also been given. Mrs. M.
Ktlly and Misa M. Fanel, of New-York, are ar
fiv&is a. t Hie Bellevue House, where there is a
cf New-Yorkers.
The •■.-. ilountaJn Amusement Club hi flour
"■u^ig and has riven several entertainments this
*f*ti that have helped make the time pass mer-
Jily. Among them, wan a series of guessing con
**»t3. and an art exhibition proved that Miss
** r^ " of i'ork, was the cleverest "guess
**"•" On Sunday a large party of Twin Mountain
tsests enjoyed * brake ride to Jefferson, while
• Tuesday another brake load enjoyed the ball
tsaie at Bethlehem. A golf tournament on the
*°*f links on the same day kept the golfers busy,
.*aa Saturday evening a progressive whist party
Ved several tables. The prize winners Included
***. Jaretasl. Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Wolf, of New-
At Kearsarge village. North Conway, there Is
«uch going on, and the various hotels are all
£*<! filled. A whist tournament entertained the
|S«*ta of the FUdge on Monday evening, and on
*ur.<iay twenty went for a brake ride from the
7*Sse to Conway Corner, a distance of twenty
g*P»- Tlie Russell cottages and the Orient are
*>ih entertaining many young people, who are
JJPsag mountain climbing, picnics, drives and
•""•i and tetmia. Whist and euchre vie with one
,»«otfcer for popularity io the evening. At North
2?*** the race meet has attracted hundreds.
B»» frcza all Over the mountains, aad the
*•** • oars been taxed to chair utmost to «atar«i
tain all the visitors. Some excellent races were
seen on Tuesday and Wednesday and on the lat
ter day an Interesting ball game was played be
tween the Redstone nine and one from the Ma
plewood Hotel, which took the honors.
At the Fahyan House it has been a busy week
with something every night, beginning with a
leap year summer party on Monday evening, at
which twenty-five young men were deprived of
the pleasure of selecting their partners for once,
the young women turning the tables on them. A.
brake party to Bethlehem was another pleasant
crcalr, especially as the Fabyan team was win
ner in a contest with the Bethlehem team.
Many New-Yorkers have come to round out
the season at Fabyan this week, among them
being Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Wlchsler, Mrs. A. B.
Sallger, Mr. and Mrs. Everett B. Wheeler, Mr.
and Mrs. G. W. Turner, Mrs. P. Simon, Mr. and
Mrs. C. Oppenhelmcr, Mrs. L. Wolff. Henry Erd
man, J. Tim. Sidney Schwartz and Albert" Bart
At Sugar Hill there Is a large colony of New-
Yorkers, among them being several New-York
stock brokers, at the Sunset Hill House and
cottage*. Golf is th« reigning sport here, and
at the tournament this week several silver cups
were offered by Edwin W. Instills, a guest-
Last Saturday the team match between the
Sunset Hill and Maplewood brought to Sugar
Hill, where it was played, a large number of.
guests from Maple wood and Bethlehem, most of
them, driving over before luncheon. The Sunset
Hill team trimmed the visitors beautifully.
There was a successful masquerade ball at the
Sunset Hill this week, at which several hun
dred Bests enjoyed a merry evening of dancing.
Mrs. A. M.AcFarlan Baker, of York, has
joined her sister, Mrs. S. Vanderbilt MacFarlan,
at her cottage near the Franconia Inn, Fran
conia. Other New-Yorkers at the Inn are Mrs.
N. S. Hart, Miss Hart, Nathan A. Smyth. Miss
Earl, Robert and Allan Power and Misn Meier.
At the Forest Hill. Franconia. there fire many
New-York guests who are enjoying the season.
Brake rides are popular forms of amusement,
and several parties have driven to the Flume,
Profile and Bethlehem during the last week.
New-Yorkers at the Forest Hill this season are
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Smith. Mr. and Mrs.
Willis S. Paine. Miss ftfonteath and Miss Harriet
At the Crawford House it has been a merry
week, with several affairs making it pass quick
ly. Among them was a dove German on Tues
day evening, at which twelve couples went
through intricate flower figures, led by G. W.
Monday night a party from the Crawford
drove ever to the Mount Washington at Bretton
Woods to enjoy dancing and a supper party in
the grill room. A party of young people went
horseback riding on Wednesday that Included
Miss Gle.ison, Mr. and Mrs. Daddenbaum, Miss
Osborne. Miss Kaufrnar.r. and Edgard Knuf
mar.n. W. B. WUletta, Mrs. WUletts and their
four daughters of New- York, are spending the
month at the Crawford House. Mr. and Mrs.
A. B. Lounsberg, also of New-York, are there
for the season.
Lightning Strikes a Pier — Pro
gramme of Water Carnival.
"Watch Hi',l. R. 1.. Aug. 13 (Special).— Three of the
cottages which hay* remained unoccupied this sea
•on until now are open. Frank J. Enger, of Avon
dale. Ohio, who gave a stag dinner of six covers
at the clubhouse early In the week. Is at the T>':::' >
cottage. In Everett-are. Lawrence Jones, of Cin
cinnati, Is at his father's house, Sunnymede, which
has been closed for the last two seasons. Dr.
Langworthy's cottage, the Seaahey. Is now occu
pied by Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Stevens. Mr. and Mrs.
R. C. Adam, of Buffalo, and Miss Adam, of Bow
den. Scotland.
At the annual meeting of th« chapel society two
of the trustee* were re-elected, and Davis C. An
derson was chosen to take the place of Jortah H.
Clarke. Financially, the society Is on a firm basis.
Dr. McCor.nell, of All Souls". New- York, will again
preach Sunday forenoon.
The lawn f*te, which was to have been held on
Wednesday, suffered nothing from being post
poned, exespt that some of thesa who planned to
go attended tha bridge whist party or th«» Watch
Hill House ball. There were many attractions.
The sand rile, with hidden prizes, for which the
children dug, and the automobila merry-go-round,
whereby one might enjoy a brief taste of that
sport, were perhaps the favorite.
In the tennis singles for men and women at the
Mlsquamlcut Cub Allen defeated Hudson, 6—3,
6—l, and Burrall defeated Drtggs. 6-0, 4— 6, «— S. in
th* aeml-3nals: Mis* Closterman defeated Miss
Williams, B—o. «— and Miss Dickinson won from
Miss Smith by default. In the finals, warmly con
tested on the men's part. Allen defeated BarralL
3__g, e_a t 6— i, 5—7. &—6; Miss Closterman defeated
Miss Dickinson. 6—2. «—
The Perln cup in the golf handicap »v»nt ha«
been awarded Miss Ethel Burnet for I
years, and she made the excellent score of
thirty-six hosest; but M!s« Phlpps. of Sprl:
one of the beat women golfers in this count:
the fortunate winner this time, with a. Men
Both played scratch.
One of the largest motor cars to be seen here
this year was the 40-horsepower Mercedes, which
brought Mr. and .Mrs. De Witt and Mrs. Hostetter.
of New-York, and Mrs. Beckwith. of Chicago.
They are on an extended tour, and stopped at ths»
Ocean House only a short time. The large touting
car of Frederic Brooks, of New-York, which brok»
down at Lyme, Conn., was brought over here on
the steamer Margaret. Mr. Brooks Is a frequent
visitor at this I— tilt The family of J. P. Reming
ton. of Philadelphia, is stopping at the Ocean
House for this month, having again made the trip
from that city without mishap in their automobile.
The garage at the Ocean House Is taxed to its limit
in spile of additional accommodation*.
While the battleship Massachusetts was in New-
London harbor Lieutenant A. Eainbrldge-Hoff
visited his mother at the Watch Hill House. Jus
tice P*tney of Morrlstown. N. J.. is with his fam
ily at this hotel. The annual ball passed oft suc
cessfully on Thursday evening. The ball at. the
Ocean House, 10 be held In the large dining
room, will be given on August 17. The Colonial
grill room is most popular her-, dinner parties and
suppers for more than a dozen being frequent
among- the young people. _ _ . ,
The programme outlined for the water carnival
next Tuesday morning is more varied than tha pro
grammes of "the last two years. Besides the swim
ming canoe and tub races, high and fancy diving.
walking on a greased pole and stunts by a man
bound hand and foot, there will be nn exhibition of
the strokes of famous swimmers by the swimming
master the game of horse marines, which was a
hit on 'the Florida coast last winter, and a bur
lesque in fancy costume. Thia will take piace on
the bay side, the admission fee. after the priz?!«
are secured, to go to the Watch Hill Improvement
Society. „ ... ,
The shelter on the ocean pier was illghtly dam
aged and one of the heavy supporting girders ren
dered useless by a stroke of lightning in the re
cent severe storm. An excursion from Monson.
Mass.. ram« on the Block Island one day last
wec-k The forty-first annual reunion of the Jf,ti\
ReKiment of Connecticut Volunteers is to be held
here on August 23. the Block Island bringing them
from New-London. After ths busings m '*« ln f
♦•lection of officers, etc., they will enjoy a lihode
Island clambake.
Thou the height of the season was reached
last Sunday, when some of the houses were really
overtaxed, many are expected over this week-end,
and the list of arrivals through the week has not
as yet begun to depreciate. Those at the Oc-an
House wera Miss E. H. Heath. Miss N. S. Norton.
Mrs. J. P. Laying, the Rev and Mrs. N. De H.
Gullck. Mis» Street. James L. Morgan George B.
Stlllman, Thomas Mlnford. Mr and Mrs. f^orpe
G. McMuxtry. C. W. Flak, Mr. and Mrs. V>. B.
I.itchford. Mlsa Litchford. Miss Marie Lltchford
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Battle, Miss Battle E. W.
Babcock. and Mr. and Mra. C. Crlghton. of Brook
Fine Weather for the Sport— Many Persons
Enjoy It
Manchester. Vt.. Aug. 13 (Special).— Manchester
has been enjoying perfect weather this week. The
atmosphere has been as clear as It Is late in the
autumn bo that partie* visiting the top of Mount
Equinox have been able to see the White Moun
tains. Lake George and other points net usually
visible at this season of the year. Driving and
automoblllng have been th« chief attractions out
side of golf this week in the day. In the evenings
bridge occupies the attention of the younger set as
well as of the older people.
The golf club has been th* central point cf Inter
est this week. The annual tournament for tho
First President's Cup. presented by Edward S.
Isham, of Chicago, began on Wednesday, with a
qualifying round of thlrty-elx holes at medal play.
A field of over ninety golfers started. The first
sixteen qualified for the chief trophy. There were
three divisions of sixteen each In addition to the
first. The weeding out process wa« completed on
Friday morning, end the 2nals were played this
afternoon, »?May afternoon' there was a b*st ball
foursome competition. On Monday a four ball
foursome competition waa pla> f for two cup.
prossnujd by Amos II Evans, of New-York CU>.
presented by ami a Aih« had the best score
Their card was lb-li-IH. Tuesday, Bernard
JtS^i. *Z%* #*** » V*b*M hole
match with Donald Ball. the Ekwanok profes
sional. The latter easily on.
Next week, on Monday, thero will be a selected
■core all day four bull foursome competition for
two cups presented by J. Harrington Walker, of
Detroit. On Tuesday most of the golfers who
are stockholders in the Ekwanok Country Club
will (a to Rutland, jvhere the- third annual Ver
mont State golf championship will begin on
Wednesday. Albert M. Reed, the present title
holder, and Paul Watherraan. the former cham
pion, will be amon; the competitors.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Janney. of Philadelphia,
pave a dinner party at the Equinox House on
Sunday evening. Among those present were Mr.
and Mrs. Edward S. il un. of New-York" George
H. Armour, of Princeton; Mr. and Mrs. George 11.
Thacher, of Albany: Di and Mrs. E. \V Taylor
and E. M. Sill, of Philadelphia. Mrs. E. W. Tay
lor gave a picnic for her daughter. Miss Anna
Taylor, on Wednesday. lira. George Orel*, of
New- City, gave a tea at the Country Club
this afternoon. She was assisted by Mrs. J Har
rington Walker. of Detroit, and Mrs. J. J. Gunther,
of New-York.
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Ryan, of New-York were
among the arrival, at the Equinox House this
week. They will sptnd the rest of the season here.
Mr and Mrs. Robert Hagcr and Robert Hatter. 'r.,
of New-York, CUM here tlila week from the Hotel
Mrs. T. M. Turr.or. of New- York City, is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. William F. Orvis, at the
Equinox House. She l.s accompanied by Miss
Among the New-Yorkers who arrived at the
Equinox House this week ar* Miss Harriet L
Keeler, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson. Mi.« 3 John
son, Miss Jer.nle John«or.. Miss Herreshoff. Mr«.
Alice E. Bloom, George L. Robinson. J. B. F.
By courtesy of the Boston and Maine Railroad Company.
Berresboff, Miss Hoe. Bernard Nichols. C. D.
Cleghorn, Charles F. Aahe. Mr. and Mr», Robert
• . Mrs. T. M. Turner, Mis*
Almy. Mr and & M B Wise
Mr .ir.'l .\: Evans and
Mr. a
Sharon Springs. x. v.. Aim. 13 (Special).— The
weather thu last week has been too cool to suit
the hotel men, who aiana In mortal fear of coid
weather, but fortunately it is yet too early for
it to cause a hegira to the cities, and the crowd
here is tills week at its height.
The winners of a recent progressive whist at
the Manhattan were Miss Ray Nagelsntth, Mrs.
Schintzer, Mrs. Clara Manhetzns and Mrs. Henry
Levy, of New -York.
Mr. and Mra. Charles MyslUt, of New- York, gavn
a musical entertainment at the pavilion Friday
J. A. Flack, ex-BherifC of New- York, who has
been I regular visitor at Sharon for over thirty
years. 13 again at the Sharon House.
A large whist party was gtvea at the pavilion
Monday night. Tho prize winners were Miss M.
Cuchblndur. Mrs. Freund, Hiss Kalmers, Miss
Rotkopf. Mrs. Kltogenstein, Mr. Borck, J. Salo
The winners of the prizes at a euchre given at
the Eldn-d^e House Wednesday evening w»re
Mrs. Fred Snyder, Mias Bnnger, Miss Margaret
Hughes, Miss Estella M. Greenwald. Ahrena,
J. Bachman, Mr. Hopkins. K. Swing.
Recent arrivals at the larger hotels include the
following New-Yorkers:
Pavilion Hi>ttl-»Mlss R. n.linasllTl. Mr. and Mrs.
M. Bornstelr.. Mr. and Airs. Abraham Levy. Mlas
Jessie iirir.:), Leon inheim. Mr. and Mrs. Max
Eorck C. L. Borek. Mr. and Mrs. M Schiller.
Mlps Schiller, Mrs. M. tman. Mr. and Mrs. A.
Frankenthal. Mrs. Max Rosenberg, Miss B .Ro
senberg, A. Straus. Mrs. I. Helm, Ellis Solomon.
A. B. Jerwarker. M Klttenplan. Charles Ku-
Roeenf.id. Mr. : J Mayer Mrs. Ed.lh
B^tng. H. J tager, A. VV riurohard.
j I *^
Schlesinser. Miss Belle Kohn. Mlsa Evelyn FUher.
Sharon* Houses-Mr, and Mrs. B. I Ke.rn. Miss
Lillian Kearns. Benjamin Schwarts, .D. Nash.
G^rg* DetUoft, William Lubbert, G. A. Warner.
Mis- Wbeetock, William S. Pettlt Mrs. B .Smith.
Mrs N. Smith. H. S. Strawbeen. Mm. A. Stewart.
Mr and M.s. Charles W. McCarthy, Michael
Carr. Mr. and Mrs. F. a Walter Mrs- Leonard
Eppins, Mise lie^ina Epplng. captain and hXKj?J.
Hi Shook;., ilrs. John Shooks. jr.. Miss West. Miss
Brno:B mo: b Hotel-Mi-. and Mrs. F. Van Axte, Mrs.
J Hdckm.r. Charles F. Beckman. C. F. W. Jo
hannioff. B. A. Mehringer. Miss Helen I. Philips,
Georce G. Schaeffer. Charles W. Kaocke. Dr.
Sophia B. Schnel. Dr. George A. P^'-ry- »B. •*<!
Sirs. Charles H. Fraltner. -„•,
Indoor Sports Made Popular by
Shelter Island. N. V., Aug. 13 (Special).— Though
residents of the sfanhanesl House have been
obliged to omit many of their usual open air pur
suit* on account of the daily rains In the early
part of the week, yet they have not lacked for
amusement indoors. The children's bal masque on
Tuesday evening was an interesting affair. Some
of the participants w«re Charles McOee Tyson, a
countryman in most unfashionable attire; Charles
McGee Baxter, his cousin, a regular hayseed In
linen duster, with long heard- Marguerite Derby, a
pretty nursemaid. Marjory Williams, Japanese lady
tn pink silk kimor.a; 'Catherine Baxter, Queen
Mab; Ruth Edwards, of Plttsburg, a Colonial dame
In old lace and white silk; Eleanor Baxter. Red
Rldlnc Hood: Isabella Tyson, flower girl, tn white
and pink; Bertram Tonnela, Lord Fauntleroy;
Theresa and Farin'.e Bicknell. two orphans; Zoe
Solorl. Dolly Varden; Georgia Solort. LKtle Nell:
Walter Ptel. Little Boy Blue; Arthur Piel. Chines*
boy: Helene Wittenberg, little coor; Edith Rog
ers, Dutch girl; Phllippa Queen. Queen of rieaxts;
Morly Queen. Muhanaet. the l-^ila.i.
Th« beauties of Shelter Island have attracted
large crowds of automobile tourists this season.
Th.- Manhanset Is headquarters for many owning
machines, and also for parties who are touring th»
island. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zimmerman, of
New-York, are here with their automobile and
will remain some Ume.
Last Monday Mr. and Mrs. Philip, of Philadel
phia: Miss Louise Drew, of New-York; Miss
Duane, Miss Wessell. of Cincinnati; S. Beardsley.
Jr., of Utlca, R. Wighara and T. [-. Manson, Jr..
of New-Tork, came over from. Southampton in a
launch, and were a dinner party at tha Manhanaet.
Mrs. F. -M. Crawford and her daughter. Ml.^s
Crawford, arrived last Saturday, on their yacht.
Tho Rev. Dr. I'obert Russell Booth. Mrs. Booth
and her niece. Miss .•'.. K. Hoffman, are at the
Manhunset. Dr. and Mrs. Booth start on Monday
for th« Birched. Sangeley Lake, where they will
occupy a log cabin.
Mr. John N. Lunlng. of New-York, is. for the
first timo this summer, occupying his cottage at
Manhaaset Manor.
Mrs. Bryan L. K.:nn>-:iy, Miss Marguerite Ken
nelly, Mrs. Louis B. Rolstone. MssMS Jean and
Louisa U. Rolstone. of New- York, will spend the
month of August at the Alanhanaet. They go to
BernardsvlUe, N. J.. in the fall.
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Grannls and Mrs. C. S.
Wlshart. of New-York, wilt remain hen* the rest
of the season.
Mr. and Mrs. lienjamin Atha. have gone to the
Maine coast for a short stay.
R. S. Wood started Cox Philadelphia or Thurs
day, taking with him his tally-ho, which has
afforded many delightful coaching trips for the
young people this summer. On the coach wlra
him w.jr« Miss Findley, Miss Mitchell and their
On account of the frequent storms Deerlxxc
Harbor this week has beer, rather a quiet scene,
most of the visitors being smaller craft. Among
the larger yachts were Coranto, A. E. Austin;
Viking. Jaxvls B. Eatson; La Mascotte, launch.
Frank C. Havens; Buccaneer. L. G. Fisher;
Planet, the big auxiliary schooner, a. L. Ranney.
owner, went to Greenwich on Wednesday. The
Pioneer said only a short visit. She has been
chartered out by her owner. George E. Chlshoim,
to Robert A. Urannia for the season. Mr. and
Mrs. George H. Grannla are stopping at the Man
The Rev. Dr. Robert B. Booth will conduct ths
religious service In Manhanset chapel to-morrow
One of the most Important functions at the
Manhaneet this neadon, was the clam party given
by Mrs. John W. Shaw, of New-York, on Monday.
The cuests were conveyed to Paradise Point on
the Whim, which Mrs. Atha. had tendered for the
occasion, and the Augusta, Mr*. Emmet Queen's
yacht. The day was overcast, but It did not affect
the pleasure of the outitig. Those enjoying the
hospitality of Mrs. Shaw were Mr. and Xrs.
T?* 11 * I s *^r Mr - ana Mr «- Benjamin Atha.
Mr. and Mr» Harry Atha. Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Atha, Mrs. Fletcher Mr. and Mrs QueenTF P
Scudder, Mr. Edwards and Dr. Fowler.
The entertainment given at the- Prospect House
on Wednesday for the purpose of raisin* funds In
order to buy appliances for reviving half-drowned
persons realized a substantial sum. Those tak
ing part were Walter R. Hicks, of Brooklyn, who.
though blind, gave the cleverest monologue of the
evening. Miss Elsie Swezey. Miss Mildred Stouten
borough. Rudolf Jacobs. Miss Ethel Hicks and
Alela Howland Gardner. Edward Barnes Robert
Bums and Robert and Paul Baumgarten formed a
male quartet. A cornet solo by Mrs. W. J. Fuller
was the last on the programme.
The children's carnival, under the lead of
Thomas G. Austen, was one of the most beauti
ful affairs which has taken place at the Prospect
this summer. Some of the children were Cathleen
Childe Mildred De Havens, Ruth P. Flske Mar-
Jorie Craven. Frederick B. Shepora, Will Fred
Anderson. Elizabeth S. Flske. Olive L. Lockwood
Evelyn O'Callahan. Edith M. Field. Clara G. Baum
garten. Elisabeth Downes. Ruth Elsworth. Beatrice
and Juliet Kalley and Fred. Ecker.
Activity Prevails Throughout the
Entire Region.
Lenox. Mass.. Aug. 13 (Special).— While there
have been no large social affairs In the Berk
shires this week it has been the moat spirited
and pleasure seeking period of the year. Of pic
nics, excursions, golf and tennis there has been
an endless chain. The theatre and a circus have
attracted cottagers and hotel guests. All of the
hotels from Vermont to Connecticut have been
alive with activities. Liverymen have been
unable to meet the demand for vehicles, and
every automobile station has been crowded with
cars touring through the hills.
Percy R. King, of Washington, won the
weekly handicap golf match with a score of SO.
Mr. King has b«en entertained by Mortimer M.
Singer at Home Farm.
It was announced this week that the trials
of the Berkshire Hunt Club Indicated that the
beagles were not fast enough for the hunters,
and foxhounds have been ordered. The ken
nels are to be moved to Llthgow, the estate
of Cllnten G. Gilmore, master of the hounds.
The club has announced a day's racing
in September, at Pleasure Park. Besides pony
races, events for thoroughbreds, hurdles and
a steeplechase, there will be gymkhana games,
which will be in charge of members of the
British Embassy who have followed these
sports in India.
Much interest waa taken in the competition
among the cottagers tn the arrangement of
floral centrepieces for dinner tables, which took
place In the Town Building. Mrs. Richard C.
Dlxey, of Boston, won first award. Miss Evelyn
Sloan second and Miss Adele Kneeland third.
The list of contestants included Mrs. Edward
Wharton. Mrs. W. B. O. Field, Mrs. Frank K.
Sturgls, Miss Helen Parish, Miss Mary Whar
ton. Miss Charlotte Barnes and Miss Tucker
man,, of Washington.
The Curtis Hotel will be the scene of a gay
ball next month. The cottagers Interested In a
North Carolina sanatorium are to dance for
charity's sake. Among the arrivals at the hotel
are Mrs. Francis Andrews and Miss Louise Gil
more, of New-York, who have been abroad.
Robert W, Chapin. of New-York, is registered
at ihe hotel. Mrs. Frederick D. Tappen enter
tained at dinner at the hotel this week for Mr.
and Mrs. Adrian Herzog, of New-York.
Concerts and entertainments have been of al
most nightly occurrence at the Hotel Aspir.wail,
where a large colony of ann'ia! visitors to Lenox
has registered. On Tuesday a tournament
against "Colonel Besie" was played on the
Lenox Club -ourse. Mr. and Mrs. Edward A.
Choate, of New-York, are being entertained
there by Judge and Mrs, Thomas Allison, of
New -York.
Golflng overshadows everything else in Stock
bridge. Tennis Is to have its Inning next week,
however, when a tournament will be played at
the Casino. Among the cottage changes have
been the arrival of Lieutenant Reginald Bel
knap, of Washington; Mrs. Walter Hoffman, of
New- York, as guest of Mrs. F. Hoffman; Payton
Van Renseelaer, of New-York, and Mr. and
Mrs. Carl de GersdortT. of New-York, at other
cottages. Mrs. Frederick Crowninshield gave a
reception this week for Mr. and Mrs. da Gers
dorff. A. C. Van Rensselaer started this week
for Cohasset. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field.
Jr., went to Boston by motor car for a several
days' trip, and Mr. and Mrs. Horace R. More
head staxted this week for the White Moun
Walter kerxnan, of Washington. has ar
rived at Stockbridge, preparatory to defending
the fatockbridpe Cup in the annual golf tourna
ment, .a; the Red Lion Inn Mr. and Mrs. W.
G. Ashwe'l. Mrs. Alfred Watkins anil Mr- Her
bert M. jetts. of New-York, are among the
many »rrivnls. At Heaton Hall are Mrs. Ste
phen I. Ticker, Miss A. V. Tucker. Mi- ■ Flor
ence Tucker. Mrs. John Sutphen and Miss Sut
pheii. Colonel F. C. Wayne, of New- York, has
been a guest of Mrs. David Babcock at the
hotel, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles a. Rusk have
1 been guesi.3 of Mrs. S. F. Jeremiah, of New-
The hotels are filled with summer guests. At
Greenock Inn Judge Robert WUkln, of Brook
lyn, oz-i Dr. W. J. ilacFarland. of New- York,
have arrived. Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Sprague and
Frederick G. Wltteman. of New-Ycrk, annual
guests, are registered. Other arrivals include
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ulman. A. Van "Wagner.
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Burrows. H. B. Kirk
land. Mr. and Mrs. William Pegram. W. Barry
and Miss O. J. Sherman.
Mrs. George Law and her grandson. George
Law Davidson, of New-York, arrived at the inn
this week for the fall. During the week the
hotel guests made a trolley trip to Cheshire and
Berkshire Park.
The Snail for the aroJf trophy offered by W. a
Edminster. of New-York, were played to-day in
Plttsfleld between E. A. Thomson, of New-York,
and Henry L. Dawee, of Plttsfield.
Bishop and Mrs. Henry C. Potter, who have
been In Plttsfleld, have gone to the Maine coast.
On Tuesday evening Mrs. Henry W. Bishop, of
Chit-ago, gave a dance for her daughter. Miss
Jessica P. Bishop, at the Bishop summer resi
Ex-Governor W. Murray Crane opened his new
country house on Windsor HIU this week. Mr.
Crane, with his mother. Mrs. 7.. Marshall Crane,
and his sister. Miss Clara Crane, entertained a
party of friends.
There are many diversions at the Hotel Maple
wood. In PlttsnekL Euchre danoir.jr and nightly
concerts have filled In a busy week. The late
arrivals Include Mr. and Mrs. Rowland Starr,
Mr. and Mrs. James P. Platt. Miss Margery
Platt. Miss Lillian Van Nine. Mr and Mrs. C.
W. Starkney. G. A. Andrews. Mr. and Mrs. N. D.
Lancaster, S. G. Schenck. Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Bullis. John A. Lewis. Miss Mathilda Wattin.
Mrs. Lane Maloney. Frances J. Maioney. Miss
M. E. Lane and Mr. and Mrs. David CromwelL
Governor Pennypacker of Pennsylvania was
reviewing the State militia at Gettysburg. A
young staff officer described to him In a low
voice some unimportant error that had been
made. "But as to the cause of the error, sir." ha
said, "that is a mystery."
Governor Pennypacker smiled.
"If it is a mystery." he said, "it Is like th<?
pickled pork disaster tha: befell two Pennsyl
vania Dutchmen. Hans and Fritz.
•These two men bought a lot of pickled pork
in partnership. They put it in a barrel, and
stored It away in the cellar of Hans's home.
Now, Hans, though a Pennsylvania Dutchman,
was dishonest. The combination ia rare.
"Well, the morning after the deal tn pickled
pork, Fritz met Hans on the road.
" 'Good morning. Hans,' he said- 'Is there
any news about our pickled pork?*
" 'Fritz.' Hans answered gravely, 'there la
news, and bad news. A strange thing has hap
pened. It Is a mystery to me."
•' "Well. Hans, tell me all about it.' said 3*rttx.
■ 'Fritz, my friend, it was like this." said Hans.
"This morning I went down cellar to get a piece
of pork for my breakfast, and I put my hand
down In the barrel, and I felt around In the
brine, and there was no pork tLere. It waa all
gone all gone completely. So then I turned up
the barrel, and, as true as you are alive, the
rats had eaten a hole clean through the bottom
ar.d dragged the pork all out."
"Fritz was amazed and stunned.
" 'Why didn't the brine run out of the holer*
he asked.
■ *Ah. Frttx,' aald the other, that's the mys
tery. That's the znyttary.' -
"Big Sunday" Expected— Fast Time
from Philadelphia.
Atlantic City. Aug. 13 (Special).— Although At*
lan tic City has cow taken title to being aa aB
the year resort, she still cherishes the old tradi
tion of "Big Sunday." that falls to-morrow,
being the nearest to the middle of August.
Since the days of Its babyhood mid- August Sun
day has been the climax of the year aa to
crowds, always excepting East«r, and that to
morrow will be the biggest summer day ix* the
history of the resort is assured to-night. The
town has been filled all week: to-night It to
crowded, and to-morrow tt will be jsmmort The
trains have been coming since yesterday zaorn-
Ing in almost endless procession, and to-lay
they have followed so closely as to be on speak
ing terms with each other. They will conttane
to arrive until midnight and will reanms at
daybreak. The heaviest travel at thla time to
from the West and South, although New-Tork
and New-England are generously represented.
In the throngs. In fact, all of the trains from
the metropolis are running tn sections, aad have
been all week. Both the Pennsylvania and
Reading roads have pressed Into service all of
the rolling stock they can spare from nth—
divisions, and to-night the "empties'* are backed
up in solid phalanx far out Into the meadowa,
waiting to be rushed back to the Delaware River
In the early hours of the morning. Mayor Stoy
and the railroad officials estimate that the crowd
on the island to-night exceeds 230,000, and will
reach 300,000 before noon to-morrow. The
hotels are taking care of the people, but they
are hard put to flnd sleeping accommodations
for ail of them.
Night before last Rudolph Harris, of Phila
delphia, who is staying at a Vlrgtnia-ave. tmsst.
thought he would take a dip in the ocean after
midnight. Tucking his bathing suit under his
arm. he sought a secluded spot under tho board
walk, disrobed, donned his trunks and Jersey.
concealed his clothing tn the shadow of a piling
and plunged into the cooling breakers. A fow
minutes later Policeman Kiger strolled atoas;
on the lookout for midnight prowlers, spied the
bundle of clothing back of the piling and at oat
ed a suicide. He carried the bundle to g«#%r»
headquarters, and an alarm was sent out to re
port any missing man. Mr. Harris, finishing
hia bath, sought his clothing, but in vain. Shiv
ering under the walk, he awaited a prowling
cab driver to his hotel and sneaked to hia room.
where he took his breakfast next morning, and
asked the clerk to report his loss to tho police.
The latter returned the bundle and Mr. Harris
went home.
The negotiations between the Pennsylvania.
Railroad and the city authorities, that have
extended over a period of twelve years, con
cerning the paving of Atlantic-aye.. were
brought to a happy conclusion this week, and,
had it fallen at any other time of year, would
have been celebrated with public rejoicings.
The railroad has agreed to pay $300,000 toward
the paving of the avenue, and the city will put
up about the same amount. The work wlli be
gin next month, and will be pushed to a speedy
conclusion. When completed, with all the side
Improvements, Atlantic-aye. will be one of the
handsomest thoroughfares In the country.
Chevalier Spanler, an Italian nobleman, who
la staying at Young's Hotel, entertained the
Baron dcs Planches, the Italian Minister, at
luncheon the other day. Tha baron is a cot
tager for the season.
The Reading Railroad is preparing to stQl fur
ther reduce the schedule between this city an<i
the Delaware River, and to thia end has let
contracts for the abolition of all grade croastngs
on its line across the State. On a trial run the
other day a train made the record run between
Camden and this city of fifty-seven miles to
forty-five minutes. Th* speed exceeded one
hundred miles an hour on some stretches o* the
Aquatic Association Formed —
ing Popular.
Lake George. N. V . Aug. 13 (Special).— carnival
of aquatic sports will be held at Lake George;
August 26 and 27. The hotel men and cottagers
at the head of the lake formed an organization
this week to be known as the Aquatic Association
of Laka George. A programme covering amateur
and professional events is being arranged, and It
I is the intention to maJte this one of the greatest
contests evar given si Lake George. The first
day will be devoted to amateur rowing races, in
cludlns a double oared shell event in which crews
fro.-n the Laureate Boat Club, of Troy, the Union
Boat Club, cf Albany, and a crew from New York
will compete. The principal event of the second
day will be a *lt» shell race between J. A. Tea
Eyck. Ben J. Henley. Wm. H. J. Henley and Fred.
Warner for a purse of CCOs. There will also be two
races for motor launches, for which beautiful cups>
i have been offered. In connection with the regatta
i an illuminated parade of yachts, launches and row
; boats will be held In the evening, and a ball at
the Fort William Henry Casino will bring the
i occasion to a fitting climax.
The hotels at the lake are now wen tilled and
the weather Is superb for bathing and boating.
Since the bass season opened fishing has been
In vogue more than ever, and the guides ax*
busy conducting parties daily to the good fishing
Last Sunday thirty automobile parties arrived
at tha Fort William Henry Ketei. Among the
visitors were Mr. and Mrs. John a. Drake, Miss
Roberta Rae. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Tconias. Jessa
Lewlsohn. David Gideon. Lillian Russell. Ausrost
Eehaont. Frederic Kernoehan. Mr. ami Mrs Will
iam T. Ryand. Mrs. Fred. Perry. A. W Bra-d.
W. A. Arbuthnot. G. Stuyvesant. H. R. C Watson.
Frank L Fabbott and Miss Babboct and J. B.
At the Sagamore the prevailing pastime Is te»
n!s. and several Interesting tournaments have beea
played by tho younger guests. Last week Mrs.
Brown save a progressive euchre, in which tha
prizes were captured by Mrs. Hackett. Mr Bur
gess. MUm WUcoxaon and Dr. Dlxon, who are
season gnest3.
Dudley Peabody and Miss Eva Peabody are now
at Kvaiey, the summer residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles J. Peab.Kiy. wio have returned to Broosat
lyn for a few weeks.
Captain Spender-Clay, who is »o marry 3f9B*
Pauline As:or, is well known In the America*.
si London.
"Clay," said a youn;? American, "is as aaassV
ing chap. Going about from place to place, ha
picks up a myriad of odd and taking episodes.
These ha stores away, and during lulls m con
versations he relates them virlih vivacity.
"He describe! the other day a daace at Ills
place in Surrey. He said two girls were there
who were jealous of one another. The first girl
danced with a tall and awkward fallow, aad
afterward see sat down beside her rival. Clay.
who stood near by. then heard her say:
"*I have been lancing with Mr. Smite.'
" 'Yes?' said the other girL
" 'Mr. Smite.' las went on, with a complacent
laugh. "plays beautiful compliments. He sail
that. till he met me. his life had been a desert.*
" 'Ah.' said the second girl, that is why as
dances like a camel, eh?* "
Governor N. J. Bacheider of New-Haaaj*
shire dislikes tramps. "One of my first experi
ences with tramps," he said the other day.
"happened in icy early youth. On a fine sum
mer morning I was taking a walk through tbs
country. The road was white and firm. la fho
green fields the farmers worked in their brown
overalls. The birds sang in the woods, aad tics
air was sweet with the scent of pine trees, grass
and Cowers. In a lonely place a tramp lay
under a tree. He rose on my approach, and la
a melancholy tone be told me a hard lack story
and asked tor alma I gave him some assail
change, and then I said encouragingly:
■• 'Down there on the left, my friend, there
is a farmer who wants men to help him threat*
-. Thankee, sir,' said the tramp, turning to tas
right. Thankee. I might have ton* down Ist
■raw s^ssASßtal flsasw' **

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