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OCEAN VIEW HOTEL.
HOUSE STILL CROWDED AND TOURISTS REFUSED ACCOM MODATIONS. Large Number of Transients Daily. Landlord Crafts has been kept very busy this week endeavoring to accom modate tnose who wish to secure lodgings at Ocean View. All of his rooms are filled and although he has been fortunate In hiring rooms at neighboring cottages for some of his guests he has been forced to close his doors on quite a few patrons. Sun day he served dinner to 108 guests. He is at present examining plans and specifications for an addition he intends to make before another sea sou. John M. Colt and his sister. Miss M. E. Colt are entertaining their friend. Miss S. M. Wilson of Wash ington. D. C-. for a few days. Graphophone parties are becoming a popular means of spending a pleas ant evening. Landlord Crafts has placed his large graphophone at the command of his guests and a supply of over 200 of the best late record. Many of the other visitors on the island also find pleasure In he music this fur nished. Friday evening the spacious parlors of Ocean View were crowded by mem bers of the summer colony in response to invitations issued by Mrs. Corrilla Banister of Gonzales. Texas. Mrs. Banister delivered an interesting talk on psychology and the error of "ad verse impression." Her dialect stories of the Southland were largely enjoyed and her reading of hands furnished much amusement. Friends made on former visits to Bailey Island are eagerl> looking forward to the coming this week ot Mr. John H. Small and family of Washington, D. C.. Mr. Small is pro prietor of the largest florist stores in Washington and New York. His fami ly consists of his wife, a charming en tertainer, two popular and beautiful daughters, the Misses Helen and Mad ison and John H. Small, Jr., who has won quite a reputation in all depart ments of athletics. John Small's "big Ash." caught two years ago, is still a frequent topic of conversation at the wharf. He is just returning from a United States geological survey in Colorado. •Mr. ttenrv jeroiaman, me straw berry king of Hilton, N. J., accom panied by Mrs. Elizabeth Hayes Neu mann of Newark, and her son Alex ander C. Neumann of the same city arrived Sunday for their summer out ing. Mr. Neumann is secretary of the Ray Sporting Goods Manufacturing Co., of Newark, and at the present time is making an extensive tour through the New England States in the interest of his concern, and also interesting New England capitalists in forming a company for the purpose of manufacturing what is known as the seal back lavatory. This seal does away entirely , with what is known as the present back vent pipe. He is meeting with grand success. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cowles or Springfield, Mass., arrived Sunday for their annual vacation. This is ■ their third season with us, and among the mi?ny Springfield tourists who register here none are higher in their praise of Bailey's than this couple. Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Woodls of Worcester are here again for another extended vacation. They are regular tourists here and have many friends among the guests of the hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Stephans of Reading. Pa., registered Tuesday noon for an extended outing. Last season they were at the hotel for the first time, but like many others of our tourists after their first visit, we can usually expect them next season. Mr. Stephans is in the real estate busi ness at Reading. Miss J. S. Humphrey of Beverly, Mass.. who has been at the hotel since early last week, is a young lady whose popularity is well established here. She is a lover of the rough scenery and dashing waves found on Bailey's back shore and hopes to visit the island agalng next year. Miss Hum phrey is a very successful business woman in the "Garden City by the Sea," Beverly on the North Shore. Misses Emily F. Clegg, Bertha E. Fogwell and Maud A. Matthews, three young ladies. from Fall River, Mass., are here for a two weeks* out ing. These young ladles are making the most of their time bathing and boating. R0BINH00D INN. HOUSE 8TILL ENTERTAINING ITS FULL QUOTA OF TOURISTS Clam Bike Enjoyed at Ragged Island Tuesday. Miss Massey has decided to keep the Inn open until September 10, to order to accomodate several parties whose vacation extends until that time Bualness here this Reason Is the best since the opening of this bouse some several yeara ago. After finishing her business affairs here Miss Massey will go to the White Mountains for rest before spuming her achool duties at Philadelphia, Pa. Robert J. Walker of Waablagtoa. D. C., arrived the latter part of laat week for a vacation that will extend until the close of the house, Mr. Walker was here last seaoon and he was so pleased with the location of the Inn and especially with the water advantages that he decided to be with as a«aln this season. Some thirty guest* went on a clam bake to Ragged Island Tuesdajr morn ing. conveyance being made In the schooner of Capt. Doughty. At the noon hour a fine repaat waa served after which the different parts of the Island were explored. Mr. Rdward Wldmayer of New York had the par ty in charge. Charles N. Fbwler of New York registered Saturday last for a two weeks' outing here. Mr Fowler is a friend of Mr. Rdward Wldmayer of New York, who ia spending his vaca tion here. Mr*. W. E. Iceland and Mrs. Martha Y. Olbbs of Mechanic Palls. Me., ar rivsd Tuesday for a short sojourn Steamboat Men You Know. William L- Pa ring ton, one of the best known steamboat officers about Portland, holds the position of&trs er on the steamer Sebascodegan. In this capacity be has during the past four years endeared himself to every passenger by his cheerful good na ture under conditions often strenuous enough to disturb the most positive equanimity. He transacts the large cash and charge business of the boat in his office on board, besides fol lowing the loading and unloading of every piece of freight, and attending to the passenger service. He is cer tainly entitled to the 'words "vtell done" in these columns. Hats off to Will. here. Monday evening a huge bon fire was lighted on the beach In front of the Inn and all the guests were as sembled to watch the burning embers. Story telling was the chief amuse ment and the jokes of Mr. Fowler were much enjoyed by all present. SEASIDE C0TTA6E. THIS POPULAR BOARDING HOUSE IS FULL TO OVERFLOW. Many Transients Stop Here for Din ner Daily. Mrs. J. S. Nolan of Cambridge, Mass.. who, with her family, is here for the summer, entertained L. W. Sherman of Boston; Mrs. Effingham Berot. Miss Mary Perot. Mrs. Caroline B. Mitchell, and Mrs. Hannah P. Morris of Philadelphia, at dinner Monday. The party are spending the Beason at the Checkley House. Prout's Neck and on the invitation of their friend spen\ the day here. Mr. Arthur Longfellow of New York city arrived Sunday to spend the remainder of the season with his wife and son who have been here since early in the season. Mr. Long fellow was here earlier in the season for a few days. Mrs. Thomas Tash and daughter. Clara Tash are enjoying their sum mer outing with us. Both ladies were down for a day the first of the sum mer and they wete so pleased with the island they decided to take their vacation here. Miss Josle H. Bergstrom of Worces ter. Mass.. arrived Sunday to join her friend. Miss Frostburg. who is here for her vacation. Both ladies will re main until Sept. 3. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Breed of Arlington Heights, Mass.. arrived Monday evening for a sojourn of two weeks or more. THE HAMILTON HOUSE STILL CROWDED AND MANY SOCIAL AFFAIRS HELP PASS THE TIME. Dancing Party Saturday Evening Last. Saturday evening a pretty dancing party was glren In the main lobby of the house. The fine waxed floor sur face being well filled with the young er set of the house. Miss E. I. Myers of Tarrytown, N. Y.. with her niece. Miss Nellie I. Bes son or Brooklyn, Mrs. J. D. Roberts of Paterson, N. J., and Mrs. Georglnna Flock of New York arrived Thursday for an outing until after Sept. 1st. Miss Myers was a guest of the house last season for eleven weeks and her many friends were pleased to see her again this season. Mrs. Flock has been summering at Atlantic City and Manhattan Beach and at the close of her stay here she will go to Allen hurst, N. J., to spend the remainder of the season. Mr. Roberts Is expected to Join his wife In a few days for a short vacation. Pearl L* Bradbury of Saco, Me.. Is the guest of Miss Clara Poor of Wav erly. Mass., who Is summering here. Mrs. John W. Bowers of Portland, Me., was here Sunday the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jewell of the same city who are resting here for a short time. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Russell of War erly. Mass., were among those that registered Saturday. They are In tending to remain for at least two weeks. Mrs. Margaret Cook and her daugh ter, Miss Josephine Cook of New York are here for an extended sojourn. Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Rlndell of New ark, N. J., registered Thursday for two weeks or more. This Is their first visit toChebeague. They came here on the recommendation of Mrs Edward Grey of Newark, who Is summering here with two of her sons Mr Rlndell Is engaged In the clothing business In his native city. Mr. and Mrs. Alvah L. Reynolds of Madison. N. J., who sre touring Maine are with us for an Indefinite sojourn. While In Portland they made several short trips to the nesrby resorts snd were registered at the Falmouth ho tel. Mr. and Mrs. A. 8. L. Doughty of Mt. Holly. N. J., and Mrs. A. M. Par sons of Greensbury, Ind.. arrived Thursday last for a vacation of a week or ten days. Thomas R. Cooley snd Raymond N. Fletcher of Westfleld. Maas., are here for their annual summer vacation. Both young men were here on the Island last season. Mrs. Corrllla Banister, the well known authoress and metaphysician entertained the guests here Tuesday evening with a delightfully Interest ing collection of sketches of negro life. Mrs. Baalster Is a Texan by birth, and she can imitate the darker dialect to perfection. Her stories were all drawn from personal experiences and observation, and her graceful and easy manner and witty side remarks captivated the assembled guests. To the students of advanced metaphysics her books. "Self Building Through Common Sense Methods" and "A Modern M'racle" stand for all that is sincere and practical in the realm or applied hygiene and psychology. The proceeds from her books and readings she wisely uses for the ad vancing of the conditions of the poor whites in the mountain regions of North Carolina. Several of the guests went on a launch party to New Meadows River Wednesday, the start from the it land being made about 8.30 a. m. Din ner was served at the restaurant there, after which an early start was made for home. A progressive whist party was giv en in the main lobby last evening and some very pretty souvenirs'were awarded the winners. HILL CHEST. WHIST AND DANCING PARTIES HELP TO PASS THE HOUR8 AWAY. Many Bookings Are Being Received for September. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Wm. Kel ler of Boston. Mass.. arrived Satur day for an outing of two weeks. This is their first visit to our house, but we trust we see them for many years to come. Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Taylor and daughter from Lawrence. Mass.. were among the arrivals of Saturday. They have been here In years j>ast and are great admirers of Chebeague. George F. Hlchborn of New York registered Saturday for a short vaca tion of at least one week. Miss Ethel Phillips of Salem. Mass.. who has been here at the house for a two weeks' outing, returned home Saturday morning. Miss Phillips is a pianist of ability and while here sev eral evenings she favored the guests with impromptu recitals. Miss Phillips is planning to give a recital In her native city this fall. D. D. Gallagher. J. P. Morris and William J. Byrne of New York ar rived early last week for an outing of two weeks or more. This party of young men are making the most of their time enjoying short sailing trips to the islands of our bay. The house Is still receiving its large share of tourists and almost dally will find many new names on the ho tel register. The outlook for Septem ber never was so encouraging and If the weather continues favorable the house will be well filled after the 15th. Whist was the attraction again Tuesday evening, the party being un der the direction of Mrs. T. J. Blssell, Mrs. Robertson and Mrs. Peare. First prize was secured by Mrs. W. A. White. Boston: 2nd William A. TheUIng, Boston; while the third was awarded to Mrs. Hess of New York City. The consolation was captured by Miss Peare of Newton. aii goon imngs nave an ending and the ending of the Field Day exercises was appropriate to the popularity of Hill Crest and did honor to the loy alty of Its supporters In the great Field meet of last week, when this house succeeded In carrying off the honors of the day with SO points to Its credit, more than double the num ber credited to any other hotel. The flnal ceremony of this signal victory was celebrated Tuesday evening when the handsome silk flag awarded Hill Crest for their superior score was pre sented by the Field Day Committee. In the absence of the chairman, Mr. Clarence H. I«unt presented the ban ner of silk to the house, dwelling brief ly on the honor transmitted therewith. Secretary Thomas J. Mlssell received the flag In behalf of Hill Crest and with a few well chosen remarks re minded the guests that It was theirs for one year only unless won again next season. Cheers were vigorously given and. after a rousing two verses of America, the house "battle song" was sung while the house "yell" ripped out by a hundred voices gave evidence of determination to keep the flag If possible. It now hangs draped In the office together with th# com plete account of the 1906 Field Day clipped from the Caaco Bay Breeze, flanked by copies of the "song" and "yell" the whole neatly arranged by Mr. Rlssell on a background of green denim Thursday evening last a most suc cessful whist party was given on th« music room the affair being In charge of Mrs. H. L Peare of New York City who Is summering here. The follow ing were the winners of the six priz es awarded. Dr. A. H. Woodcock, Bos ton. Wm A. Thelllng. Boston; Miss Josephine Mtinson. Miss Edith Moot ton. Salem, Mass., Miss Cora Rey nolds and Mrs. Fawcett. Consolation prize was awarded to Miss Davis. CASCO BAY HOUSE. HOUSE STILL TAXED TO THI LIMIT WITH TOURISTS OF FORMER YEARS. Many Parties at the Pavilion. Dr. A. W. Keyou and wife of Bos ton. Mass., are stopping here for si extended visit. They have been visit ors here on the island for quite a few seasons. Mr. George H. Hanna. wife and fam lly, who have been guests of th« Casco Bay House, have returned tc their winter home in Montreal, aftei a delightful summer at Long Island J. S. Pike of Boston, Mass., is again the guest of the Casco Bay House. Mr. Pike has been a frequent visitor ol Long Island for the past ten years. Capt. "Jim" Clark, Bowdoin 'OS was the guest of Mr. Magnus Redlon last Tuesday afternoon and evening. Mr. Clark is representing the interests ol the New York Life Insurance Com pany. While in college he was cap tain of the base ball team, which won the championship of the state. Mr. Pierce Maloney and friends ol Boston. Mass., are again guests of the Casco Bay House for a three weeks' sojourn. Mr. Andrew Graham, wife and son with Mr. Fleck and daughter returned to their Phlladelphlan home after a most delightful four weeks' vacation at the house. Mr. Graham spoke in glowing terms of the beauties of Cas co Bay especially of Long Island. Mr. Graham has engaged accommodations for next year. South Harnswell It is said that Herbert Estes is the crack shot at the base ball target. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. White came down on their launch for a short so journ at Lin wood cottage recently. The Macedonian Circle of King's Daughters gave its annual exhibition at Hamilton hall on the eve of Friday, the 17th. There was a large attend ance and a good sum was realized. The literary entertainment was en tirely musical, being under the direc tion of Mrs. W. A. McCandless of St. Louis, who is summering here. Dr. Becket of New York and Montreal gave some fine solos which were warmly applauded. Perhaps the most amusing portion of the entertainment was the performance of the Hayden Kinder Symphony which excited great interest. Ex Sheriff. John Lamb and family of Livermore Palls, who in company with Rev. and Mrs. H. M. Ives of the same city have been occupying the Gay cottage for a week, left Tuesday morning. Miss Gay, who has been here during the season up to this Uam left for Boston. Wednesday, to d? Inferrled id that city. The rite of baptism was performed Sunday morning at 10.00 o'clock at Stover's Cove, by Rev. Mr. Walker of Med way, Mass.. Mr. Walker preached at the Baptist Church here for two seasons during his student days. Those admitted to the church by bap tism Sunday were: Mrs. D. R. Stover and Miss Delia Stover. Mr. and Mrs D. S. Thompson left for Livermore Palls. Tuesday morning in their automobile, after a week spent here. A. E. Pinkham is running the finest livery equipment ever seen on the Bay. He has put on recently a hitch of three horses and a three seated surrey, which gives service at the boats and does regular livery work. It Is the only rig of this kind main tained by any stable at the Maine summer resorts in this vicinity and shows the fact plainly that South Harpswell has reason to feel consider able satisfaction with its carriage and livery service, in the hands of Mr. Pinkham. Mr. C. E. Connor was in Lewlston Saturday and intended to remain to attend the nth Maine Regimental re union Tuesday. but was literally driven back by the heat on Monday. To put It in his own words. he "scuttled for the first train without arpttlng for breakfast." .Mr anci .virs. w. U Cannlff of New York have been spending a few days at the Strout House. A Ane luncheon was given by Mi« Spanieling at her father's cottage at Ash Point. Tuesday. The guests were Mrs. Arthur Pomeroy of Cleveland. O.. Misses Myersand Miss Margaret Leal, of New York. Mrs. Pomeroy Is visiting at Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Sherman's. The Misses Myers and Miss Leal are at the Merrlconeag. Mr. Norman Stevenson of Boston is exi>ected at Mr. L. H. Spaulding's cottage Friday to spend a week. Commodore Taussig of the U. 8. 8. Indiana had as guests Monday several of the Auburn colony sum mer residents, who were Invited up to Inspect the ship In Portland Har bor. Buy old heaters, blue flame oil stoves, etp.. at R. 8. Davis' Co.'s. Port land. Rev. Mr. Tllton and family of Saco are occupying the Noble cottage for August. Mrs. I* A. Burr and daughter. Miss Georgia, also Mr. Eugene Henley of Islington. Massare at their cottage on the back row for August. Miss Pierce of Worcester, who has been visiting Mrs. J. W. V. Rich and her daughter left Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Teague, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Pickering. Miss Henrietta Blake and Miss Alice M. Ridley, all of Lewlston are in the Downing cottage for August. On Tuesday they went to Birch Point, West Bath In company with some hotel guests, where a pic nic dinner was served. The trip was made In Jake Bailey's launch. Mr. and Mrs. N. 8. Taylor of Lewis ton. who have tented at South Harpa well for the past seventeen summers, (Continued on Pace 11.) THe Ocean View Hotel BAILSY ISLAND, ME. WALTER D. CRAFTS. Prop. <& The Ocean View as It's name Indicates commands a wide and sweeping ▼lew of Bailer's Island. Only three minutes walk to steamboat wharf and the fine sand beach at the head of Mackerel Core. Our table Is our pride and without question Is superior to an y set here. Excellent service. Every thing first class. Four room bath house free to guests. Bathing Suits to let. Long distance telephone In hotel. Circulars with rates on application. Hotel open all the year round. Special rates to winter tourists. L. M. YORK Bailey's Island, Haine. Cisco Bay's Liallig Grocery and Market. Here you will find every thing your wish couM de sire and oar prices are as low as the lowest. Prompt servicv and satisfaction al ways. Fresh invoices of Meat, Fowl, Game, Pro visions and Fruits received imbj. ui|ar< and Tobacco. Cigar* by the box at city prices. We carry th« leading brands of Hardware, Paints, Oils etc. Hard Wood for open fire places a specialty. Dry Goods, Boots Shoes and Robber Goods. Fishermen Supplies. Our teams visit all parts of the Island naily. Public telephone exchange. Fine house lota for sale in best localities on the Island. CHARLES S. THOMAS . Carpenter and Builder I Bailey's Island, Me. building mod repairing. Estmates cheerfully given on all kinds of All work nnder my personal supervision. ROBINHOOD INK. BAILEY ISLAND. Hiss J. f. Missey, Ptip. Tbe most delightful and exclusive spot on the iiUnd. Situated on east end in lull view of tbe Ocean. Beautiful pine groves and walks around the boose The bouse la modern In ever? respect, toilets, batbs and sewerage. Rntee on nppllmtlon. Circul ars on npr Mention. The Seaside. At Bailey Island, Maine is a home like cottage with annexes where good sea food and comfortable rooms are Drovided at rM«nnahl»> "»•« FOR TERMS APPLY TO Hrs. F. E. Cram, Propr., Bailey Island, fie. David P. Sinnett, BOAT BUILDER BAILEY'S ISLAND MAINE. Motor and p'ruure boat* of »ll kinds mad* to order. H to let by th« day • nam*. Private wharf at M*ck«rrl <>»••. wbarf prl» lltgaa to l«t at • •fcaonabl* pr»rr». Stetson's let Craaai Parian. AUCOCISCO HOUSE CLIFF ISLAND, Walter A. Castner. Prop. Tbla flrit-cltu botel will op«n Jane 1ft for tbe feuon of 1906 hay ing for lt« manager Walter A. Caatner. Tbe hotiee will be con docted flrat rlaaa In erery partic ular. All modern Improvement*. Ratea on application. Addreee, WALTER A. CA5TNER, Cliff Ialand, Maine. Before You Paint let nn fell you about the Superior Quality, Durability, Spreading Capacity aad Economy of Lowe Bros. High Standard Liquid Paints. I. E. Goold & Co., 201 and 203 Federal St. Palata, VaruUhM, St*Inn, Brush**. This is the place, at the head of the Wharf. "Everything the Cot* tagers Heart Could WUH." O. M. COBB, Cliff Island.