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EffTARLISHED 1901. PORTLAND, MAINE, T1IURS1 Y. AUGUST 1, 1907. ISJSKiVKK} PRICE FIVE CENTS. made in the best woods, cut only from fully seasoned tim ber, is our Household Furni ture designed by artistic hands and brains to please the esthetic. Built in the best and most thorough manner and fit for the palace of a king, or the boudoir of a queen. We challenge competition in qual ity, in novelty of design, in reasonableness of price. We respectfully solicit the favor of a personal tour of inspection. 4 R. S. DAVIS CO. Portland's Complete Homefurnishers Cor. Exchange and Federal Sts. F. £« HASKELL, Treasurer* - ii^ * ^ | The Big Store with small profits IRA P. CLARK I CO. One Price v Spot Cash. Clothiers, Hatters, Furnishers, Three Floors, 26 and 28 Monument Sq. Tolman, Bradford Furniture Co., 17 and 17 1-2 Preble St. ... Dealers In • . . New end Second-Hand Furniture, Antique Goods of all klnde bought and eotd. Aleo Auctioneers and Appralsere. ARTISTIC SOUVENIRS. Summer visitors down the bay will find our store most convenient as they go to and from the steamboat landings. We maintain a public writing desk for their benefit, with timetables, trolley guides etc. for free distribution. Souvenir views, post cards and turned olive wood articles, as well as a complete stationery stock make our store very attractive to the casual visitor. WILLIAM W. ROBERTS CO. STATIONERS. 233 Middle St., PORTLAND, ME. A R08E FROM CHEBEAGUE. M. J. Messer. We stood upon the old ftoM pier. AU in the misty wrether. Vtitiac the itmmt'i toot to hor. Half nd. ka.( cay. ta»«th«f. Whoa 'Ola. littlo brown-eyed maid. (I can't tell why. to save mt.) Stepped up. by sodden impulse swayed. And a wild rose shyly cat* me. I placed it in my button hole. The steamer shrieked and splattered. And a saddened feeling tilled my seal. As the kerchiefs waved and fluttered Chebearue hath memory tens galore And lone they will enslave me. But tl ore's never one to please me more Than the roee Viola rave me. BAILEY ISLAND LOCAL HAPPENINGS THE PAST WEEK. NOTES OF GUESTS AT COTTAGES. Probably More People Here Than Any Other Previoue Season. Mrs. F. W. Behrens, who is occu pying the Waugh cottage, gave a de lightful picnic at Orr's Island on Mon day last in honor of her guest, Miss Anna Mellon, of Philadelphia. The invited guests were the Misses Harp er of Washington. D. C., who are spending a few weeks at the •"Sea side" cottage. Mrs. E. J. Strong of Philadelphia, and Miss Margaret E. Garrett of Washington. Miss Mel lon who is the niece of Judge Mellon of Pittsburg. Pa., leaves with Mrs. Strong for the White Mountains on Tuesday. Mr. Charles W. Sleeper who owns "Re s tab it," a beautiful summer home on Mackerel Cove shore, went to Eastport on Monday last on business, and is to remain there about one week. Among the late arrivals at the Tur ner cottage with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Goodwin and family of .Auburn, are Mrs. Charles Adams and Mrs. Charles Caul of Boston. Mr. E. L. Haskell of Turner Center, Me., and MrtT^W. X. Burke of Lowell. Mass. Some of the members of the party have been here for about two weeks, while others are recent arrivals. The house will be occupied until late In Sep tember. Mr. Alan Hall, Cecil Hall and Miss Alice Hall of the Brown cottage, in company with several friends spent Monday last at Sebasco and the Gur net. Master James Slee of the "Keys" camp at Ashdale returned with them and is to spend a short outing here at Bailey's Island. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Gulliver, Mrs. Albert Huntington and Miss Sarah Huntington of Ashvllle, N. Car., ar rived here last week and are to spend the summer until the middle of Sep tember at "Driftwood" on Little Har bor shore. Mr. Gulliver conducts a large fruit orchard at Ashvllle, where he lives. The Misses Harper who are spend ing the summer at the "Seaside" en tertained at dinner Saturday their friends. Miss Anna Hardy, Miss Moth ersead and Miss Garrett of Washing ton, D. C. Miss Mothersead who Is spending the summer with Mrs. Behrens at the Waugh cottage Is the charming daughter of C. C. Mother sead of the Western Union Telegraph Co.. and Is one of Washington's most popular young ladies. Miss Bern ice Lyman of Lancaster, N. H., arrived Friday of week before last to spend a few weeks until the middle of August at "Restablt." Miss Lyman Is a sister of Mrs. Charles W. Sleeper. Mr. and Mr*. Charles T. Hough and daughter Elizabeth of Qulncy, Mass.. who hare been visiting Mrs. R. C. Drinker for the past two week* are to return to their home on Saturday next. Mrs. Drinker Is occupying Miss Blanchard'a cottage on the shore front. Mlsn Clara Gordon of Philadelphia is to be entertained by Miss E. A. Smith until the middle of August at her beautiful summer home on the Phore. Miss Gordon arrived on Tuesday laat. A mamhmsllow roast was given on Pebbly Beach on Monday last by sev ers! of the cottagers. Those Invited were Misses Alice Hall, Helen Bald win, Ruth Baldwin. Dalton Baldwin, Alan Hall. Cecil Hall. John Burnham. Miss Starr. Miss Hunter. Mrs. Wilson snd son Samuel, James Slee. Rhys Carpenter. Royal Root and Clarence Gardiner. Mrs. E. Q. St. John and daughter, Dr. E. Q. St. John and Dr. E. Wit* mer of Philadelphia. Pa., arrived here on Saturday evening last and are to occupy their new bungalow on Little Harbor shore for the summer. Mr. snd Mrs. Charles Emerson Hood of Washington. D. C.. are spend ing a week with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Behrens. before going to Tork Beach for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. George Gleaaon of Japan arrived here last week to spend a short outing at Mrs. Henry M. Stokes' cottage Mr. Oleasoo has been assistant secretary of the Young (Continued M Pat* D THE HAMILTON. FIN#CONCERT given in the mu ~lOOM MONDAY EVENING IICH WAS LARGELY ATTENDED. ^Party Held Last Evening tany Other Socials Are Scheduled. banning of Newton, Mass.. withiper two daughters. Grace W. and 'Florence E. Manning, have been regllWred here for some time past, enjoying a thort red. Miks Grace MauMing is a pianist of rare ability and t the concert givea at the house Monday evening »h-3 contributed 'wo leliffrtful numbers. Ml. and Mrs. John II. Brand with theif two laughters. Miss Eleanor and Miss Judith Brand of Springfield, Maa», are nere at the house for an indefinite sojourn, naviug registered Monday. M.s. John T. Lake and daughter. Miss Mary G. Cook, of Philadelphia. Pa^., arrived Friday for a sojourn of four o&flve weeks' duration. Mr. Lake is expected to arrive soon. The fam ily have been regular tourists here since the opening of the hotel three seasons ago. Mj*s. Charles A. Bowles of Spring field, Mass., with her daughter. Miss Bowles, and son. Chester B., regis tered Saturday for an extended vaca tion. Mrs. Bowles is a sister of Mrs. Sewall who with her family are here-at their summer home on the sbore front. Mr. M. J. Mullen of Pittsburg. Pa., registered Monday evening for a few day*' Test. Mr. Mullen has already spent a few days here and it is his intention of taking several short va cations. B. Openhyn of New York City ar rived Saturday for a few days' so journ here. Mr. Openhyn is a mem ber of the firm of William Openbyn's Son*, the well known Importers, and . wbo«e place of business is in New Word *«s te«.«Tvt)l -her* Saturday of the sudden passing away of Mrs. Jane C. Widmer of Boston. Mrs. Wldmer was one of the regular tour ists here and with her delightful fam ily did much for the social activities here each season. She was a wom an of rare attainments and was loved and respected by all. The famlly bad engaged bookings for this season, but their sudden sorrow will, no doubt, change their plans. Mrs. Helen C. Prentiss and daugh ter, Miss C. Prentiss, of Brookllne, Mass.. are registered here for an ex tended sojourn. Mrs. Robert Barry of Philadelphia, Pa., accompanied by her two daugh ters. the Misses M. Agnes and Jennie L. Barry, and son, Albert R., arrived Tuesday for an outing of several weeks* duration. They were most happily received by Mrs. Winifred H. Cunningham of Sharon Hill, Pa., another daughter of Mrs. Barry, who with her young daughter is here for the entire summer. Miss Mabelle G. Beatey and Miss Lillian V. Beatey of Hyde Park, Mass., arrived Tuesday on the afternoon boat to spend the remainder of the summer with us. The Beatey girls have been regular tourists for the past three seasons. Both are ac complished musicians. Miss Lillian Is a promising young soprano sing er of the Bay State, being a pupil of Stephen Townsend. the well known baritone soloist of Boston. She Is at present soloist In the Unitarian Chnrch at Wobum, Mass. During her visit here Miss Beatey will kind ly assist In several of the musical#** to be given here. Miss Mabelle O. Beatey Is a pianist of ability, and she has also held several Important or gan positions In the leading churches In Massachusetts. A concert of more than ordinary interest was given In the music room Monday evening last. All the participants are guests of the hotel and each number on the program was a gem In Itself. PROGRAM. Piano Solo—"Pllgrlma Chora Tannabauaer Reward Oray. Jr. "Slzllletto"—Violin and Piano, Von Blon MImc* Doyle "You're a Grand Old Flag." Children's Chomn. Piano Solo—"Ballad*," " Chopin Mlaa Grace Manning "Drfam of Youth"—Violin and Pi ano. Langer VIIiiai TW"»v 1 (* Piano Solo—"Valie A Minor." Durand Edward J. Gray. Jr. Piano Solo— Gobelin." Slndln* Mlaa Grace Manning The aoloa of Mr. Oray at the piano were a delight to bla many friend* at the hotel and all were greatly pleaaed with the marked progreaa he dlaplayed. Mr. Gray la a promising young moaiclan of Newark. N. J., and we predict for him a roeceaa fnl career at bin choaen profeaaton. The aambera contributed by the Mlaaea Doyle of Philadelphia. Pa . are worthy of eapecial mention. Mlaa Doyle proved heraelf a maater of the ▼loltn and her technique waa at all The Hamilton H. L. HAMILTON. Prop. Chebeague Island, Maine. Open June 25 to Sept. 15. The newest and finest hotel in Casco Bay. Complete in every detail of modern appointment and appliance. Baths and toilets on every floor. Large rooms, polished wood floors and rugs. All chamber furniture of the best weathered oak finish, iron beds with National springs and hair and felt mattresses. Acetylene gas. 100 foot veranda facing the Bay and beach. Finest bathing beach in Casco Bay, all on our own private grounds onlyv 500 feet from the hotel. c - » • , ^ Plenty of amusements, dancing, etc. Onefcf the best chefs in New England. Rates and booklets, floor plans etc. on application. times faultless. She was finely ac companied on the piano by her sis ter, Miss Doyle. The children's cho rus. "You're a Grand Old Flag," was most enthusiastically received. Their voices blended finely and showed re sults of careful preparation. All were dressed in white and carried the national colors. Miss Grace Manning of Newton. Mass., acquitted herself most admirably in her two solos on the piano and she was obliged to re spond to each number. Her work proved her ability as a musician of great promise. The concert In every way was a great success and reflects great credit to Mrs. Winifred H. Cun ningham and the other ladies who were in charge. The house Field Day fund is enriched $12.00. the pro ceeds being for this purpose. SOUTH HABPSWELL. MUCH GAIETY AT THIS GREAT RESORT OF THE BAY. Harpcwell Yacht Club Open Its Room to Members on Saturday. Members of the Harpawell Yacht Club held the opening of their room* for the season on Saturday last. The room la finished with a green effect and the red and white hanging*, to gether with the new mission furniture, make a cozy as well aa appropriate place for the members. Flags of different nations are artlacally de corated around the room. The first sailing trip was held in the afternoon, the course being around Sand Island buoy, then returning to port through Mark Island passage and In around Potfa Point. The yachta taking part In the run were the "Sheerwater," owned by !> H. Spauldlng. commodore of the club; 'fonatance II,** Mr. J. P. Thomas: "Dlea." Mr. O. A. Brackett. and "iris," owned by Miss A. E. Pack ard. Tea waa aenred after the run and the day pleasantly spent with music. Among tn* guests noticed were I Commander and Mr*. Robert E. j Peary, commander Peary receiving ] And Mr. and Mra. Hasen House of Knoxvlile. Tenn.. Mlaa Eleanor Bart a of Winchester. William 8. Grant 1a visiting friends at Ash Point. Mr. and Mrs. John Habbs of Oer mantown. Pa., have been spending the past week with Mr. and Mra. Charles Sherman. They retained home on Monday last. Mr. Sherman Is Vlce Comodore of the Harpswetl Yacht Club. Rev. C. F. Parsons, presiding elder of the I>ewiston district, la visiting at the Bibber cottage on Hurricane Ridge. A delightful coffee waa riven by Mlaa Helen Spauldlng at toe summer home of her parents at Ash Cove Point on Friday morning last In honor of Mlaa Eleanor Barta of Winchester. Mass. and Mr. and Mrs. John Hubbs of German town. Pa., who are being entertained as guests at the Spauld ing summer home. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Pratt of Auburn, Me., are visiting their daughter, Mrs. H. R. Thornton and her son, H. R. Jr., who are summering at the Bibber cot tage. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Cobb with their son. Ralph L*. and Mrs. Cobb of Auburn, came here a week ago Sun* day to spend two weeks at the A. A. Young cottage. The family made the entire trip from Auburn In their auto mobile, coming by the way of Bruns wick. As guests of the Cobbs last week were Mrs. Sidney Daley and Mrs. F. B. Shack ford of Poland, Me. Mrs. Neda Thornton, who was for merly a missionary to Alaska, with her son. Harrison, have been the guests of Mrs. F. O. Watson at their beauti ful cottage near the boat landing. Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Clark and Miss Anne Clark of Brookline, Mass., are spending the summer at the Spauld Ing cottage at Ash Point. Charles Joy of Springfield. Mass., who has been here for the past two weeks, returned to his home on Sunday last after spending a most enjoyable outing. The young people of the Auburn colony and on Harpswell Neck are to give an opera about the middle of August. It is to be conducted by Mrs. W. A. McCandless of the colony. Mrs. R. J. Kennedy and daughter, Mrs. C. F. Oay, and her two children of Tampa. Fla., are visiting Mr. Oay'a sister, Mrs. J. A. Peterson, and father Mr. Charles Oay. who are Hummering at the "Hillsborough" on Hurrlcanc Ridge. Mrs. Kennedy Is on her first ▼Islt to Harpswell and Is very much pleased with the beautiful scenery here and around Casco Bay. Richmond Watson. Ron of Mr. and Mm. F. 0. Watson, la rapidly recover ing from the cut he rrcflTfd from broken glass while In bathing last week. The cnt was of a serloua natare, bnt la now rapidly Improving. Mr. and Mra. H. W. Fernald with children. Florence Elizabeth and Le land Hoyt, of Newtonvllle, Ma an . with Mra. F. I*. Hoyt of I^ewlaton. retained to their home* after upending a taoa tlon of one month'* duration at the Bibber cottage. Mra. Fernald'H slater, Mlaa Claadle Hoyt of Lewlaton, will return to Newtonvllle to apend the next month In Maaaachuaetta. Gen. F. L Hoyt waa here on a abort visit OTer Wednesday of laat week. The family will not return here again this season, bnt next year have the cottage engaged for the month of August. They spent a delightful vacation here thla year, having many guests while here. Miss Msrlon Holmes of Maiden, Maaa.. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Holmes, was In Boston last week. She returned home Friday to spend (Continued on Page S.)