Newspaper Page Text
LURE OF THE SNOW IN THE NORTH
LAKE GEORGE, N. Y. "The Oal of Ihe Wllal " applii* not only tn Um eaahM hero of Jark l-indons ntir rinR story. hut tt,:it kmih- rn.ll He* latent In Uie brea-sts of human beinK* TfcOM rrl*p wintry il..)* dwellers of town-i nnal rlthn BnilT the air impatiertly and the laafij-in*; stral* oet them to hreak away from the routtne of dally llfe in the niefropollH. with il>a inceasant. throbbin"* aaaaa and .<. itrment. aad Ka?t bach to Katuro, ap in the mountain I'lnintry. where ih _ real _kyscrai>i'r*4 ..re BWW r:i|ip.il p'-aks, whare the ..ir ih BVt*e Bad bradag, caualng mind and body li t.ike on new anergy with Htartling rapbtlt) Tha- popularity of ahl-M OpOfta ls xrnw bM groatar > a-.tr afta>r yoar. ami tha beauty of them is thhl aKe ut no barrier to thOtr a-iij.a.ment, oa Ihe conliar-.. tn.-i an- lOjITBIMtlng Th--n. too. AmiTir.iiH an awaheelng to a raalleatlBa of lha to* that il is no longer B04 essary to Itava- l!:a- dangers anal dlscomtort.-' nf a iiiiiv.iiiti-r ocoaa royaga tn Bt Mortta, Tjr* roi '/un 'h. Kngadlne an.l olli.-r (BahlOB* ai.ii- Baropean leeorta, an they can eajo) BVOT] v.i i.iy of atator sport in this eeaatr) ; bn fact. i?-e pachtlag aad boraa i.i log OO Ihe iie have no rival. abroad. i.aki- Qoorgo. ti, *?'.. is now an aatab Itahod atator ?rooort, and any day one may aaa in tha Oraad Ooatral i>epot tour ists qnvaloped Ib furs, with ahati*-, oaoat ahooa nr ahbi aluag eeor thiir ahaulders, looklng I or ;.ll the woi Id as though they v ti.- aboal ln start on an i-xiaedalion for tlu .North I'oie, Ihoilgb 9 r.-ality they ara only golng to board tin- IMI train for a httla- mia- upstate to l_ikc OoOTga whi.h Uaa so to opoak, orlthla shakmg hand* distam e of Albany ainving iu Uma for 4lmner at tin- Kort U'llii.nn ) 1 .-.ii > Hotel. Tha guaftal little vlllage. famous for ita ln.-iui'. BBBOaaatlaaa and traditiona, in whiih still reside desiendants t.f the red rnin aha totggXA in the Oolonial wars, BOOBM to poaBaOB within lt:< bordrrs all the n.lural aih anUg'-s of a wWiter re _Oft, Its SU-tOOad-Bg tnountains are not _o high ami prOBtpitaaa as the rfwiss Alps, 'tis true; BOI l-ithlooa thO) ari- :>.ifli Uttiti pUttp taa leinpt Uia- daring B ho want to travi raa UM IB on snow shoes or skis. Bnoa ohaataf is pa loagar a norotty, and tha kna. k of navigating with them is soon acquired. As to Hkiing vv. I. that's another story! An entertaming bighl for the guesta at the hota-l is to Oratch an unauapecting beglnner put on a palr of taHMOaat looking skis and stai t olf with an air of aupreme rontida-nre. whleh however, soon changes to one of br_ildi-rme.it as to what la going to hap pen next. I'sually the result oi the lirst experiment U an iiidescribable eontort.on att in whii-h ami-s, ieg_, akla and _ki eticks are murh -in evidence. lf the vic tim does not mind a few blark and blue marks on his or her anatomy, persistence will .soon make e.en a palr of r.fractory Bhla maiiugeable. Next as an universal provlder is tbe line MN foot toboggan slide ln front of the Fort William Henry Hotel, which i_ bnll ianlly llluminated at night. Kverybody can toboggau young and old?in fact, age ls tucl.cd away for the nonce and every body is young and joyoua. A cushioned toboggan will accoinmodate from two to five persons?aceordlng to tonnaffe?any way, the attendant packa on as many as ui ., ? CQUTH AMERIQJ ? L Spleadid I..50 J To.i Ste mets Sailings Altemate Saturdays Py_B tor ll'uttrat'd I'.o-k ttt BUSK & DANIELS Oeneral Arent* 303 I'ro.lucr Kiehnii*;e, V ?W lorajl \_r-.|. he *an Buhw.tx r*?n*l.irtor faahion the rnor.- th*. merrj.-r -n*l thfl ?..?t**r tlie bal Hin-e xvlll li. lt th. f-nil flflajg Kuiil?*s* well thr- irt| wlll he ,i ?*tr one. bat lt B* d(?Bn't look onl f.-r h .11*111 in the .now' , Kver>ho*ly tri.v tn hi-at the record and see how rar oui on the l*e he can brln-; the tohoift.'an. :ind ?hen all trot baaflt nearly ? mlle. purTlii*. and happy . anil r*JrflaS7f 18* Baafltaaflg trip. Sk.-iiina; la aJlo*gatlflat ? matter of j r,,j,se \v'h**ri tha lahe la rraaaai over to. lta winter thlchneflB it ka Baaa aaaa-agg ror anyl.o.lx an-l .he loxer of thi** |-r.i.-.-r il an.l ??ihilara'iri;* uporl ran itidulK'- la lt to hl* lie.irfs <ontenl. The ttmtd BWee pn-r.-r the nnk imni. <liatH\ ailjoinnu' the hotel whlch la alaa Wu-nlnatfld at nlghl lataha ticorKc ta on tha ar-aln hhrhwn**, rome all. ' ami evervlmdy ln the country OOOBOa llo.-kin** to tha* racea, whlch take plaoa "ii an o|>en trnrk or "loe Md." The meet* this ."fawn wlll be hold Lj laaaarf and Kabrtiary, and the offlrer* of the l_ake (i.-org.- Kacing Assix-iatlon. of ul l< h Albart Thiar'ot ii Hi- prasldent. ro port.i that entri4-s are eomlng along ln a mos. Kratlfylng rnanner and large purse* wlll l?e offered. UM-Identally Urea-k meet* llra-ek. and ggBM mtghty sharp bargalna. aalea aad "aaaaa" in horse faalhaj are aaode Loa bfi DoaaM, ? boaaaaaaa of >n i.i i atoi .il ia-;iiil ition. and his partner, Ooorge RaaaaH, wiii bava ? string of apaady ba-naa arhleh are now brlng ntted for th.-se ra OB lndoors alamlng and rards are the prln ripal dieere-eaa Tha usual hop i* held oi. Baturday avaatagi al tha- team Wtit Mr and Mrs Hanrv .1 Tambe and Mr. and Mrs Theodore -'oerrk of New York. CANADA Tim* was when tle were mentlor. of winter sfirt immedlately auggeiate. Switzerland and a Mg *'ros* tle At? lantic, ?hich waa thought nwwary ln order to enjoy ln it* perfa*et on th* pro? gramme of winter ap-ort fh*. ,o on great a part of Hwltzerl and s tourlat bualn**-* a* the enormoua surnmer trafnV. But gr;idu ally the laonrida-ley have tn-fn wMOaBd until now, witl.in one night from New York. everv srvort known in Swit/.Tland unav be enjoved on this aontinent. I'anada. the true horne of Am.-r winter sport. BM fOf n-viriv > a-ari lure. the seekrr aflOt tha <!Iv<ts -ms of mow i an*i when th*.- waiather aaaa iaea aaa pan*t Mad pioxi.le.i Ihfl BBJOW, sl.-i'h'nif ia 89*88* dld al! lha **a> from New Wrk to Mon tr.al. 1'or a real thriller. though, try Ice yachtinK! K.speciallv xvl.fr; tl rfl*fl a fine, -.panLinj* BffeaaM al loxvin' on the lake. by heck! To propx-rlv enjoy this kind of sailinf,' the lat-Henuer BBttat wrap u>> wnrBBljf in niarket* aiul cnddla *l'?wn in the boat iin.I j-l.'.ut .o his ********* j'ilot "Go!" VVh.-xv! Don't thflg gOl The yacht Kl.d.8 ox-4-r the glgflat** aurface like a glnnt bir-1, and the m nsaiion Is that of llyiiDC Occasionally thi-re i? a spill. but this realty only OCeatP when the rneht ia not pr*'! erli maiiipu'ate.l A favorit** pasttiiu* of 'he male ?*ue.st? of th<- Fort William H.-nry Botfll is to arrantfe cup racost. or ;rei U|< a p.irso, and hovt- ev.'ius very simlar to those of Wntflr yachtfl Horse races on the ice always croatc a pleasurable stir of excitement. These are unique events, sorl of "come one, -et &?a& JFbr* ff'-rrz. J&rxj* o~S mi , ti.iu; ilot-l. Harria Horton and _f_M I.4"iise J.'ursman l.-ading. Tin Kort William Henry Hotel ia never w iti,out B COOpta of honeymooners. and just at prOBOBt is oatOftalaiaB Mr. and Mrs ? de St. Phalle and Mr and Mrs. YV 1' i:i.:,'li3, of Koa? York KettOfl il. Miller and I'ortlandt F*. ? f N'a.vv Yairk. braved the wlntry 0 d Uona and arriveil at the Kort Will? iam Hemy Hotel via automobile. They ?peat Ul4 irigttl at Laki; Urorge and next ila; tru\c!le4j on to I'lattaburg and re- ? |. rn, nearly M niloa Some achlevement ? Bl th'.' time of vr.ir! Mrs. ('. H. Meade and Miss I^-ontine M. Ifaada are visiting at the Fort Wllliam Henrj Hotel, as gaaatl of Mr. and Mrs. All ert Thieriot |fr, and Mrs. Ftuwll C. Leflingwell, of, New Vork, plan to remain at their cot la'Te. CTB-MdOB, for the winter. Other moir.l ars of the regular coitage coterie toi rema.r. at l.ake George indefinitely are y JHcxtaJL . lime, hut vlth every aucreedlne; year more and more has been added. until now winter in Cana.la nv-ans a confn'i 8*88 round of sport under th? watchful eye of "Our l*ady of th- ?nows." Whlle all ' 'anada uj alert with the flr t snowfall, to make the moat of the flioH ov.a winter, and Ottawa, Toronto ..nl Montreal. losether xrith the sma'ler xitie*. v;e arlth on.. another in their winter [>ro Krammes to make ihem of absorbin** In? terest, lt ia really ln the qualn. and charmin-f old Clty of Quebec that one linds sjiort at ita best and eoncenlrated within a small area, **o that the visitor to the old Krench city finds Its winter at tractlona almoat at hia very door. The Chateau I'rontenac, on Duff-rln Ti-rrace, overlooking the broad, 1 'eh-ninrl St. I-awreiiee. has lonir been known aa head.iuartera for the Chrlstmas and NeW V* ar's holidays with Amerlan society peopie who have come to learn of the un usual facillty for enjoyin*- the winter Great WGrtfti F'e?* \a*W Three Beautiful New Ships have been added for Special Panama Cruises. These snow-white Steamers. r?0(? feet in length, yet llmitpd to 120 passpngt-rs, l.avc a yaiht-like excluaivenoaa aith the luxurloua appotntmoata so deairable in travel to the TrophM. All rooms "outalde," many en suita. many with eonnectlng private batha -42 bathaandahowers on each ship. Delightful Palm Court on dock, oponing to the ?ea. H.staii int suivi.e i\ la carte, exclusively, at small tables. Beginnlng January thlrd one of these new tw-in acrew ?teomora "Pattorea," "Calamarto.'' and "TtmaAortt,'' will nli ev. ry Baturday frorn New York fnr .l_aiair?. ?*_______ Canal. I u-lii ICiaa. and Hui an_ ?--l_hti tu daya of d.li_htrul crulsinR d<- lux-. IMI'IIKTANT NOTICK. In order to Introduc.- tha "A la Carte" feature without InereaHlna; ll.e eapeaaa to our patrons, ample aliowanre has ba*en made In the fares for iba above it-day Crvtaaa de Lu__ oi riiK OBBAT Wlll I'K l'l.KKT._ Wrlte for b-autlfully 1'luntrated booklet No. 59. ____rihlBg theae crulaeg UNITED FRUIT CO' PANY 8TKAMHIIIP 8F.RVICK, 10 Hatterv Place, New York. Long Wh.irf. Boaton . UM Common St., New Orleana. Or any authorl__d tlcket or Tour Ut Agent, .T3-T*_4-*_?J^^ Many other attractive cruises to Jamaica, Panama Canal, Central und South America., in ahlp* that are eool in the Tr<i|iua. FROM NEW Y0tt_ 18 day crulH.'B i very I Sa tu rilay 2J .1 iv trolo .-. . v.-ry I ar_daae_oy. I FROM BOSTON 13 day erulsea every Tlnuilay New BaliIta ln New gooaoaeea FROM NEW ORLEANS 15 day cruisa-a every Wedncaday. 11 da> crulaea every Thursday. 17 day cruiaea every balurday Special Orulaei January 14-28 fob. 7--.