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CLIFF ISLAND. ME. F. M. PRESCOTT, Manager Is noted for 1U ideal U cation, Its cool comfortable rooms, every one OTerlooking the waters of Casco Bar, and a table abound inc in good food. Situated wit bin 200 feet of the water, one minute's walk from poatofBce and steam er landing, it can be reached bj Harps well Steamer tine from Portland in 55 minutes. Modern plumbing and open Are place*. Splendid boating, bathing and flshinjr. Rates from flO.SO to f!7 50 wwklv. You Can Take a Ctw to Any Point of Interest Frcm in Front of Tbe Falmouth. Net Falmouth : Hotel P0RTUN3. ML Europiai aid /■•ricai (In The only Hotel ■ iu this State x conducted on the European Plan. F. N. HUMS. Prop SECURE A SUMMER HOME On Beautiful Cousins Island The Seashore Land Co's. property commands a fine view of Casco Bay. Lots of 5,000 square feet are offered at $100 each. Special terms if desired. A few very desirable lots remain unsold. Tne Company's Motor Boat is for use of all. Farmers on the Island supply cream, eggs and vegetable?. A large tract covered with oak and maple trees reserved for Park is a charming feature of this property. Owing to the great demand for these lots our agent will be on the Island every Wednesday and Saturday during August. SEASHORE LAND COMPANY Office 102 Excnange St. Room 44 Portland Mrs. Caswell and Miss Lucy Wil liams of NVaterbury, Ct., are guests of Miss Caswell, who Is domiciled at the Johnson cottage. The F. R. Slater family, also Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Jackmann, all of Som erville, Mass., are spending their first season here. They arrived on Thurs day and are pleasantly domiciled at Bay Cliff cottage, remaining through August. No meeting of the Cliff Island Im provement society has taken place the past week. The second of a series of entertainments la aid of the socle BO W EN'S Houvenir Mhop BAST END CHKKKAOOK INLAND New and Up-to-Dat« •0,000 Postal Card* carried in stock. Toys,(9aniM,Leather Novelties. Agency for Lowney's Chocolate*. Newspapers and Periodical*. Bab. Station for postage stampe, etc. Public Typewriter to let by the hoar. Henry W. Bowen, Prop. ...»IcLELLAN S... Tents, Boat Coven, Spray Hood* and Awning* are the Beet S»nd for Cmtulojw HAYMARKET SQUARE, Boiton, Man. IIRCH ISLAND HOUSE B«at of tahl* board Farm tod dairy Elodi. Oood (tnmb(4l aarvlra twice y to and from Portland, Ht earner |uo1t. Rata* on application. Apply to F. C. Mmsm, Bird (start, Ctsci Bay. Mi. ty will take place soon. The matter which has been under consideration, that of necessary repairs on the pres ent wharf or better still, the possibili ty of havinK a new one, has been brought to the notice of Portland city government officials, but, while sum mer travel is now at its height, it has been decided that work could not be carried on at the wharf at pres ent time. The erection of several bath houses Is being agitat^Q consid erably, and if this plan is carried out by the Improvement society this sea son, It will certainly meet the hearty appreciation of all the summer visi tors staying here. Some suitable place for the accomodation and con venience of those who go to the shore dally for bathing or swimming ought to have been provided ere this. It must be a source of much annoyance to those having Just come from a "plunge" in the sea. to be obliged to trudge back to their cottages (many located at considerable distance from the shore). In wet bathing suits, much bedraggled with sand and dirt, before the necesary changing of one's clothes can be made. The "piano fund" subscription list Is Increasing somewhat. Some fifty dol lars Is assured already, and It Is prob able Iwfore the departure of sum mer visitors for the season a suf ficient sum will have been realised for the purchase of the piano. Mrs. E. 8. Hodges and family of 8omenrllle, Mass., are occupying "Caa eo" cottage for the season. For the past week they have had as guests Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Hodges of Spring field. Mass. Mr. O. Hodges of Som enrllle was also a guest for over Sun day. Mr. Nels Nelson of West brook Is enjoying a visit with a party of friends here. Mrs. T. Solomons snd daughter. Miss Grace Solomons of Montclair. N. J., are occupying one of the Ixnrltt cot tages this seaaon. Oscar Bberly of East Orange, N. J., has been a recent guest. Miss Florence Ham of Somerrllle Is expected this week for a visit at "Casco" cottage. Mrs. W. C. Gage at "Overlook'* cot tage Is entertaining a guest. Miss Esther Oage of Warren. Mass. Mr. Frederic Searle of Worcester, Mass. who has been spending severa weeks with his family, here, and who ire occupying "Sunset View" for the season, returned to that city the first of th*» week for a business trip, but will rejoin his family later on. Mr. ANTIQUE AND COLONIAL FURNITURE PORTLIM UPIOLSTERIRR I DE00RATIR8 00. 97 Fill iTMIT, PORTLAND, MB. We oiinufactnre tad carry la etoek • (koto* 11m of IUproduct Ion*. O. H. LAlfOB. formerly with J. L Wlagata A Son, Decorator*, of Boetoa. 9tm Baglaad Tel. 179-11. Caetomere nay Inspect faraltar* daring coait root Ion. Factory, Zenaa Thorn peon Balldlag. Searle Is of the Loving Coe Wrench Co. of Worcester, Mass. Mrs. 9earle and daughters, the Misses Mabel, Lil lian and Dorothy, will remain at Cliff through August. Mrs. Edward Searle of Worcester, Mass.. Is at present a guest at "Sun set View." Among recent arrivals are Mr. and Mrs. Waterman of Medford, Mass., who are occupying "Grand View" cot tage for August. This Is their first season here. Owing to the prevailing fog, which has seemed to hang over the hay the greater part of the week motoring and sailing parties have been seriously in terfered with, but on Thursday a clam bake was enjoyed at Goose Island. Guests from trie Ancoclsco nous* and some of the cottagers were of the par ty. The trip to Goose island was made in Prof. Holden's launcn and Er nest Southard's motor boat. "Skldoo." Late comers are Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Cousins and daughters of Somer ville, Mass., who are at '"Camp Cliff" (lirackett cottage). for August, Miss Marian Cousins Is of Radcliffe col lege, and Miss Grace, her sister Is of the Farmlngton Normal school. Miss Helen Azelvle of Somervllle is a guest at "Camp Cliff." Quite a representation of Westbrook people spent Sunday with various friends, summering at this island. Among them, Mr. David Knight, the Misses Sadie and Ellen Knight, Mar vin Strout and family. Mr. Wlnfield Metcalf and family, Charles Harper, Charles White, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Batchelder, Mr. anfeMrs. R. D. Ber ry. The Percival Bodge's of Westbrook have taken a cottage here for August. The Misses Clara Simpson, Nellie McFarland, Clara Thelss, and Daisy Shaw of Westbrook, Me., are occu pying a cottage here for a house par ty for two weeks. Mrs. John Sloan of Westbrook re turned home the first of this week from a visit with her daughter, Miss Clara Simpson. Life at Cliff cottage goes merrily on, and the midsummer days are slid ing by all too rapidly, to the regret of the summer visitors. Mrs. Southard has the happy faculty of making everybody enjoy them selves and all sorts of pleasant times are being planned for. The fine motor boat "Skidoo." under tho able manage ment of Mr. Ernest Southard, is to be seen in pleasant weather carryln® pleasure parties for sails or picnics, to adjacent islands. Among those leaving this week are. Dr. Frank P. Woodbury and daughter. Miss Margaret, of Washington. D. C. The Misses Angle and Mabel Sally of Woonsocket. R. I., are also returning home this week. Mucn regret has been expressed at the leave taking of the Devitt's family (Mrs. F. W. Devitt. Master George, and Miss Cecilia Devitt. of Chicago. HI., who returned home on Saturday. PEAK'S ISLAND ROUSE HOUSE CROWDED WITH MERRY TOURISTS AND ALL HAVING A DELIGHTFUL TIME. V Many Pleasant Socials are Being Ar ranged, and Some of Which Take Place the Latter Part of This Week. Three hundred guests were shel tered at the Peak's Island House and Its annexes on Saturday nl^ht, and for late comers on the last boat, even cot8 were at a premium, but mine genial host Rowe has a faculty for always providing "room for one more." but it was near midnight he fore the last strangers "within Its gates" were provided a place to lav themselves down to rest. Despite the fog and rain, the guests of this hotel have not had a dull moment, and all sorts of pleasant diversions have made up the week's enjoyment. The regu lar whist party took place on Tuesday evenlng, 19 tables played this ever popular game, which was arranged under the able management of Mr.1 John McCrillls, Miss Josephine Han son drew first ladles' prize, a stein, that of gentleman's first prize, a fir pillow and vase by Mr. McCrillls. Thursday evening a pleasing enter tainment was given by Portland talent. On Friday evening the famous blind lecturer, Mr. George Gregory, gave an Interesting talk on "Methods of Edu cating the Blind." The dance of Saturday evening rounded out the full week's festivities. Mrs. Frank Pottle of Sprlngfled. Mass.. Is one of the late guests and will remain through August. Mr. Pottle has been here for some weeks, for whom Peak's has great attractions. TMi popular hostelry has become quite a mecca for school teachers thin season. Among those at present mak ing an extended stay are the Misses Anna Neal and Mary C- Brine of Boston, Mass. These young ladles ar»» teachers at the North Bnd district, where with others, have unrt«r their charge some 4.00O children, not a single American this number. Italians, Hebrews and Greek nationalities form Ing this class A delightful Sunday evening con cert was given by Mr*. Robert Ely's orchestra. The program as follows: Machlgan's March. Doughty. The Egyptian Suite. Lulgulnl. Carmen, Bitot I*argo, Handel 'Cello Solo Popples, Moft The Ro*e (By request,) Peaks Island The last full July week of 1X>7 will long remembered for the dlsarree able weather. Dense fog has hung over the harbor almost continually, making navigation somewhat haxard ous for the Island steamers. Out of door sports scheduled to take place, also various sailing and fishing par ties have been seriously Interfered with In consequence, and necessitated an Indefinite postponement. Notwith standing the unfavorable weather on Friday last, when a regular "South easter" had set In. accompanied by a nasty rain and fo«r. a party of summer visitors staying at this Island, wer-» determined to carry uui ui«.u pre-ar ranged plans for a deep sea fishing party which had been postponed for several consecutive days in conse quence of the contlnuoua bad weather. So finally Friday was the day planned for the trip, and "whether the weather be fair or foul, blow high or low. we go." and the Intentions of the party were carried out to the letter. And despite the fog and rain, nearlng the appointed hour for a start, sotn" of the party were to be seen coming from various parts of the island, equipped in rain coats, and rubbers, some carrying umbrellas, in addition to lunch baskets, fish poles, and other essentials for the trip. At eleven o'clock some twenty-five people had assembled at Jones' Landing, where the schooner "Mineola." owned by Captain Randall, was in rea'diness for a start, having all sails furled. Owing to the unusually dense fog and dead calm prevailing, it was necessary to have tae "Tourist" tow the schooner out to sea. Notwithstanding the bad weather everybody seemed to rather enjoy the novelty of the situation, and the "fog and rain" party, nothing daunted, put in a good full day at fishing, returning at six o'clock, with some three barrels of fish. Some of the party declared the trip to be the "best yet," for a good time. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Perry of Port land. are occupying their cottage on the heights for August. Their son Elmer Perry of the Harvard Law School Is spending his summer vaca tion here. ad enjoyable party took place at "Sicnarf" Lodge, the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Francis, on Thursday evening. Music, games, and a social time at story telling afforded the evening's entertainment. Later refreshments were served. Among those entertained were: Mr. and Mr?. Henry Shell and son. Mr. and Mrs. Charles King. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Burpee and son of Manchester. N. H., Mrs. Fred Howland, Mr. Fairbanks o* New England Telephone Co., Mlvi Love Joy, Miss Batchelder, aud ftliwi Gleason of Manchester, N. H. Among those leaving this week ar--* Mr. William Pascoe and his charming wife, who have been passing some week here. Everybody has enjoyed them and regret that the commence ment of this season's engagement in vaudeville calls them to Brighton Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Pascoe. both professionally and socially are great favorites with those summering here. Miss Josephine Sherwood of Boston, well-known In theatrical world, hav ing starred last season with Wilton Lackaye Company, is a summer visi tor here at present, and enjoying the attractions offered at this resort. Miss Sherwood rejoins the company the last of August. Mr. Ashbel Libby of Washington. Dakota, has been a veritable "olrl home** week guest of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Fogg, at Broadview cottage. He is a typical ranchman, owning one of the largest in that section of the country. Mr. Libby has not been in the Pine Tree State for 36 years. Mr. and Mrs. Perclval Bodge an J son of Westbrook, Me., have taken a cottage here for August. Several special events are sched uled to take place here next week. The principal one of interest to those philanthropically Inclined, will be the Children's Vaudeville affair at * tSc Gem theatre on Monday afternoon in aid of the Home for Friendless Boys, one of Portland's most deserving charities. Twenty-five children will participate. Owing to the fog and so much tin-. pWasant weather of the past week, a number of visiting yachts have been anchored off shore. Not a little Interest and surptis? was aroused among the "moving population" at one of the island wharfs recently to see a motor boat making for Portland, under the man agement of two ladies, who proved themselves able handlers of that sort of sea craft. The ladies (crew) are staying at one of the islands and make frequent trips to Portland to meet the husband of the lady who acts as pilot, for accurate steering, *hlle the other, her mother serves In the capacity of engineer. On Saturday an ail day sea-flshlng party was given by Mrs. Fred How land of Howland cottage. In honor of her guests. Mr. and Mr*. William B. Burpee, who have in previous years spent their summer* in camp on Ocean Arenue. where through their generous hospitality so many of their friends have been royally entertained. Captain Randall took charge of the party aboard his fine sloop the "Lottie W." showing his guests every atten tion and many of his interesting sea faring stories related were moat en tertaining. Thoae of the party were. Mrs. Fred Howland, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Burpee. Miss Lovejoy, Miss Batchelder. Mr. Benjamin Burpee of Manchester, N. H., Mr. and Mrs. Wm R. Francis of Slrnarf Ixnlge. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shell of Rockhaven cot tage. Mr. and Mm. Charles King. * most enjoyable day was passed and the party returned about six with a goodly lot of fish. In the evening a theatre party was arranged for and attended the Oem. Mr. and Mra. Horatio Prince of New York City are guests of Mrs. Frank Small. Mrs. j. r. Winslow and son*. Ralph and O^orice Winslow. are to lx» seen often. wllh their fine motor boat, on trip* about the harbor, and enter taining pleasure parties aboard. The mysterious Hardon. who created such a sensation at Keith's theatre. Boston. last season, gave a special matln*e at the G*m th*»atr#» on Ann 'lajr afternoon, and was greeted by a lar*e audience. He created con siderable of. a sensation with his "grand llght-seance" during which all sorts of weird and mysterious Lhlnss happened which were d»^»ply mystify Inn to those in the audience. As a t*lepathlst. he certainly muat be classed anion* those p*rformfn* the most remarkable feats, and he did th* question reading act. for which Anna Era Fay It world famous, and wh« rate some trnlr remarhabie tests of h«»r ability In this lln# during her ex hibitions glr*n while In Portland some Are years ago Curious ami most fascinating phenomena made up the remainder of Hardon's program Honor thy father and thy mother— If they ulre you half a chance. CASCO BAY HOUSE CHAsf E. CUSWNG, P^pb r -L Leading house on this island, commanding a fine view of the h*y. Pine groTe alongside the honse where rockers and hammocks are for the nse of guests. Bathing, boating and fishing. 01am Bake House accommodates 400 with dancing privileges. Clara Bakes and Shore Dinners served here. Open June 15 to Sept. 1&. Two steamboat lines. Bates and circulars ou application. PEAKS I8LAND HOU8E and Annexes—J oat across from the Gem Theatre Serred daily from 6 to 8 p.m. Orchestra conducted by Mrs. Robert Ely. formerly of the Gem Theatre orchestra, ROCKMERE house: LIT TLEJOHNS ISLAND, ME. C. H. HAMILTON. Prop. The Chebeague Bowling Alleys and Casino Four regula tion alleys in one of the fin est buildings for the pur pose on the Maine coast. Alleys can be engaged for private par ties. Finely lighted and perfectly ad justed. Cigars and Confec tionery. Light Drinks. Ice Cream. Fool Table. Lad if a' Reception Rocm. Don't fail to yiait the Caaino while you are in Caaco Bay. All are welcome. Steamers land often. Merriam Pt., East End Chebeague F. A. MKMtlAM, Minagar. .-House Lots at Chebeague Island The Littlefleld property at CbtlMfM Island, Maine, comprising about two hundred scree. Is now on the market In lots to init the par chaser. Our property ha* One abore prlvilegee with excellent aprlnf water, and the loestien is unsurpassed on thle Island. Lota sold snbjeofc toconditi n of contract. Our prices sre low snd It will be (or your ad vsntace to see r or property before deciding. Correspondence attended to personally. Addreae A. R. LITTLEFIELD, Great Chebeague, Me. Ohebeague'i Home Bakery and Ice Cream Parlors Wear* bettor prrptrtd this iman ihtn mrtOMrreoar nin; pttron with mrjtblni In oar line. R*mentwr *11 oar work Is done oo tbe prvmlM* and nar* anteed Orit-cltM. Oar to« nntn snd to«« wt oar own mske iod we deliver In lore* or until quantities to any part of the island. Oar dallvery wagon will deliver at abort notice. Lanclm served at all hdfcrs and pat ap to take oat. CookIds to or der. We eerrr bottle cream and fine print batter. Remember oar location is next to the PostofHoe. WEBBER & HAMILTON, Chabtags* Istatf SOUVENIR AND IOE CREAM SHOP Clfvt TiIhw, Stfa Smeek totals. lee Crna Otltorri !o Or#«r fry Quart or Gall* FVIIIH FISH MARKKT bare oer store at Hamliton'a lAndler eeeew variety of see food fresh from the ooean. Dally delivery at Cbebeegee and Llttls)obn's Island Prominent People. Colombia hat mad* Got. Hugh** an LL. D. Theobald Chartran. the artist, died after a loos Illness at Paris. Federal Judge Prltrbard was ooce a United States Senator from Nortb 'Carolina King Victor Emmanoel lotenda to slslt England. accompanied by an Italian fleet. Tale University conferred the hon orary degree of Doctor of Laws on United States Senator Philander C. Knox. The Xallonsl flame. Adrian Joss says CUrk Is the best catcher in the business. There la none better thsn the Cleveland back stop. The Philadelphia National League team management has sold William Dnggleby to the Pittsburg Club. Duggleby Is the oldest member of the Phillies' pitching staff. Chief Zlmmer announces bis per manent retirement from baaeball. The Chief Is forty-seven years old. He was In the game for over twenty years and In that time waa catcher, manager and umpire.