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OCEAN VIEW MOTEL.
ALREADY THE HOTEL 18 HAVING TOURISTS REGISTERED ANO MANY APPLICATIONS RE CEIVED. ' Several Registered For Dinner Sun day Last. The hotel at Bailey's Is now open and ready for the enter taining of summer tourists, and already several parties have de parted after a sojourn of two weeks or more. The June business at the house is the best on record. If fine weather conditions continue, the hotel will have a large booking of guests early In July. The new bath and toilets, including hot and cold wa ter for use of guests on the first sleep ing floor, will be greatly appreciated and Mr. Crafts has the proud record of owning the flr°t hotel in the Bay to Install these improvements. Mention of the other Improvements have al ready been given notice in previous issues of this publication, and today Bailey's Island can lay claim to having a first class hotel In every particular. F. V. H. Gale Stearns, the artist of Washington. D. C.. who Is summer ing at the hotel, has already painted several charming pictures of the points of interest on the islands. These he has shown to a few of his friends and all proclaim them master fully done. Some time during July and August an exhibit is to be given in the music room of the hotel, which when announced, will attract the lovers of art to the sale. Messrs. Crowley, Lunt and Goodwin of the "Breeze." who have been at the house fi jce the latter part of May. left Tuesday for Chebeague. where they are registered at the Hill Crest. After a week here they will go to the Hamilton Hotel for a short time and then to their camp at Soule's Grove, where they have a superb site and surroundings. Miss Lois EL Jones of Portland, Me., formerly a teacher in our local school, was the guest of Mrs. Walter D. Crafts. Friday evening last. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sullivan of'Mil ford. Mass.. were here on the Island. Friday and registered here for din ner. R08INH000 INN. HOUSE ALREADY OPEN AND SEV ERAL TOURISTS ARE REGIS TERED FOR THEIR OUT ING. The Barnacle Cottage and "Juniper Lodge" are Rented for the Season. The Inn is now open for the season and already a few tourists are en Joying the quiet surroundings here. Miss Massey is greatly encouraged over the outlook for the summer and reports a large number of rooms al ready engaged. Juniper Lodge is the name of the new seven room cottage erected this spring for the accommodation of tour ists who desire sleeping apartments outside the Inn. The 100ms in this cottage are large and airy and in the main living xoam~a. fiptifnoi-firar Cot tage has been rented. Mr. Harold F. Faulder of Boston, Mass.. registered here Saturday for his vacation. This Is his first outing on Bailey's. The Barnacle cottage has been rented to a Jolly party of young people from Brookline, Mass., who will arrive July 3, and they will remain until Sept. 1 or later. This party were here last summer and previous to that they spent a season on the island. The fol lowing are in the party: Miss Ethel B. Power. Miss Marjorie Rolfe, Miss Marguerite Power, Dorothy D. Power, William A. F. Power. Miss Massey is sending out to her many patrons a fine booklet, in which Is given a description of the Inn and surroundings. The work contains many beautiful half tone views of places of Interest near her property. The booklet is most creditably printed and designed. Bradford Massey of Philadelphia, Pa., Is spending his vacation here. Mr. Massey Is employed in the office of J. B. Ellison h Son. Importers of woolen goods, with headquarters In his city. Rev. L. M. Roberson of Philadelphia Divinity School arrived here Friday evenl:flg for a short visit. HILL CREST. GREAT PREPARATIONS ARE BE ING MADE FOR THE MASQUE BALL TO BE GIVEN ON THE EVENING OP JULY 4th. A Larg# Number of Gueata to Arrive July 1 for tho teaaon. Mr*. M. H. V. S^tverni of Maiden, Mm , accompanied by h*r two daugh tere, Mra. Frederick I^ane of Maiden. Maaa. and Mra. H. O. Burkhardt of Newton Center with their children Dorothy I^ane, Prlacllla Lane and Ed W 8- Burkhardt arrived at the houae Thursday laat for a vacation that will extend until Sept. 18. Thia family have been coming to the laland for many yeara and alwaya make Hill Creat their abode. Mra. Lane and Mra. Burk hardt were alwaya active In the aoclal affair* given during the aeaaon and at the Ball given at the clone of the Field Day exerciaea In 1904 Mra. Burk hardt waa one of the matron* All are much pleaa*d to have the family here daring the entire aeaaon. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. blcknell and fam ily of Booton. Maaa., are expected at the hotel Monday next to remain the entire aummer. Mr. and Mra. Blcknell are well and favorably known to all the aummer colony of thia laland aa he and hia family have been regular vla Itoda for many yeara. They alao are leadera In the aoclal functlona given here in yeara paat and laat aeaaon Mr. Blcknell waa chairman of the Field Day committee and be la alao preal dent of the Field Day Aaaoclatlon. Mr. Blcknell will manage the hotel thia •eaaoa and thia In itaelf la a «uf .cent guarantee that patron* of thia hooae will hare a delightful vacation. Mr. and Mrs. William Robinson of Newton Center. Mass spent 8unday as the guest of Mrs. M. H. V. Seaverns and daughters. The Robinson family were guests here two years ago and they are planning to spend their vaca tion here In August. Dr. Harry Thurston Peck of New York arrived last week for a vacation of two weeks or more. The work on the new dance hall has been actively progressing. The building wss successfully moved from Its former location to the new position on the hill, northwest of the house and the floor Is to be made one of the fin est dancing surfaces in Casco Bay. Contractor Howard S. Hamilton has a gang of twelve men at work and the lower floor will be ready for the open ing dance, a masquerade ball on the evening of July 4. A general Invita tion is extended to all the cottagers and guests at boarding houses, etc.. provided they conform to the rules and wear costumes with masks. A num ber of Portland people have signified their intention to be among the mask ers. Music will be furnished and a general good time Is assured. Pro prietor C. W. Hamilton Is taking special interest in this, the first party of the reason, and no doubt all will co-operate. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin B. Wellock of East Boston. Mass., arrived Sunday for a two weeks' sojourn. This is their first outing to this Island, but for the two seasons they made Falmouth Foreslde their outing place. They are to remain for the masquerade party at the house on the evening of July 4th. I MERRIC0NEA6 HOUSE. GUEST8 ARE ARRIVING DAILY FOR THE 8EA8ON AT THIS POPULAR SUMMER HOTEL. The Improvements are being Greatly Appreciated by the Guests. The Merriconeag House at South Harpswell is having a larger number of guests arrive every day. and by July 1st it is expected that the house will be filled with summer visitors who are seeking pleasure and rest. The many improvements which have been made are being greatly appre ciated by the people registered here, and during the rushed part of the sea son in July and August things are ar ranged to meet every convenience. Among the guests to register here for the summer are:'Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Prescott of Boston, who arrived Saturday: Mr. and Mrs. Barbar of New York, and Mr. J. E. Marshall and two daughters of Chicago. A large party arrived today. On Sunday there were several au tomobile parties who arrived at the house for dinner and a stay on the Point. These parties are becoming very popular among automobillsts. as special arrangements can be made here at any time. Also a large num ber of people took dinner Sunday, ar riving on the noon steamer from Port land. [ Baffley Island j Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sinnett and daughter Mildred spent Wednesday of last week In Portland. Rev. Chas. H. Ollphant and wife, with their two sons,' George and Claude, of Lawrence. 14888.. will oc cupy Mrs. Ruby Johnson's house for the summer. iMrs. Johnson is cosily settled in a small cottage built es pecially for the summer season. Mr. and Mrs. R. 'Huntington Wood man and two daughters. Winifred and Jocelyn, arrived Wednesday last. They will occupy their cottage In Maiden Rom-. Mrs. J. L. Seward with her sister. Mrs. (Catherine Kim bar of East Or ange. N. J., will spe.td the summer In their cottage In Maiden Row. Mr. and Mrs. Elbiidge Crocker and granddaughter Mildred, of Fayette. Me., with Mr. John Baker of Liver more. Me., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sinnett Mr. Baker makes a trip to Bailey's every summer to visit his daughter. Mrs. Sinnett. Each year finds him able to enjoy his sum mer in spite of his eighty-flve years of age. Trade where you can save money. R. S. Davis Co.. everything in home furnishings.—Ad v. A party of Bowdoin College young men consisting of Robert M. Pennell, ron of Sheriff William Pennell; Ralph O. Brewster and Harry L Wlggln, were at the "Shooting Club" camp at the West End a few days last week. They arrived Thursday and were on the island until Monday, and during this time a party of their college friends were their guests from Friday. Those who came later were Thomas Sheehan. Harold M. Marsh. Melville C. Aubrey, Max Cashing and Daniel Drummond. A number of the party have been at the camp before, and during thla trip the large number mad* the outing full of merriment. Miss Elisabeth C. Allen, teacher In the public schools at Atlantic City. S. J., In company with her friend. Mrs. Moore, also of that city, spent Monday of last week the guest of Mrs. James O. 8tetson. Miss Allen spent her child hood days In Wayne, Me., and also at one time taught the primary school In that town. Mr. and Mrs. R. Huntington Wood man and children of Brooklyn, N. Y., are here at their summer home on Maiden Lane, having arrived Wednes day of last week. Mrs. M. C. Pearson and daughter, Mlsa Amy. of Hartford. Conn., were smong the arrivals last week, having been here sines Toesday. They are to occupy the cottage of Miss Amy Blsnchard and Miss Ida Waugh on Little Harbor shore. Mrs. K J. Wells sad daughters. Miss Matilda Wens and Mlsa Jalla Wells, of Philadelphia. Pa., are at the cot tage for the ((am. Mrs. WH1* and daughters are among the earl lea* ar rival*. This year they have been on the Island since the middle of May. and are great enthusiasts over the out come of Bailey's I aland aa a popular summer resort. The Wells girls are great favorites among the younger set of the summer colony. Hemsley B. Maaaey. son of Dr. G. Betton Massey of Philadelphia. Pa., la spending the summer with his aunt. Miss Massey. at the Roblnhood Inn. Mr. Massey attended the University of Pennsylvania for two terms, but withdrew from college at the close of this year In order to occupy a position as mechanical engineer with one of the largest concerns In Philadelphia. During the summer he will take out sailing parties In his sloop "Gulda." which Is a seaworthy boat with accom modations for seventeen passengers. A new motor tender will also be used this season. Harold B. Cram is associated with the Portland Weekly Transcript and the design for the outside cover of that publication was the work of Mr. Cram At the present time he is Illustrating the serial story "One From Texas" runnl & in that paper. The Addison C. Burnham cottage on the shore was opened on Saturday, and Mr. Burnham and family from Newton. Mass.. are expected to arrive the latter part of the week to spend the sum mer. Mr. Burnham recently passed a very successful operation for appen dicitis and is now Improving rapidly. Without doubt he will be able to come to Bailey's this week. Miss Doris E. Sleeper arrived last week at the "Restablt," the summer home of her father on Mackerel Cove shore. Miss Sleeper graduated from the Lancaster High school this year. Mrs. Cross and daughter. Miss Bur bridge Cross of Washington, D. C-, with her grandson. Master Lawrence M. Starbuck. Jr.. are at their new cot tage on the shore front. They were joined by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Starbuck on Sunday, who are to spend the summer here on the island. Miss Alice Stetson of Wayne. Me.. is visiting friends on the Island' this summer. Miss Stetson Is a niece of Mr. James G. Stetson who conducts Bailey's Island popular Ice cream par lor and souvenir store. Mr. and Mrs. H. Wallace Smith of New York arrived Thursday last, and are to spend the summer months at 'The Crag." the summer home near Little (Harbor, owned by Miss Amy E. Blanchard and Mrs. M. C. Pearson. Mr. and Mrs. Smith were on Bailey's during the latter part of August last season, registering at the Ocean View Hotel, and they became so infatuated with our beautiful island that they decided to spend the entire season at a summer cottage. The following you & ladies of the Chapter Kappa. Kappa Gamma Frater nity of Boston University, have been a Jolly house party which have just re turned home after a delightful outing at the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Addison C. Burnham. The young ladles are as follows: May Louise Dyer. Somervllle. Mass.; Helen Rhines. Qutncy, Mass.; Eleanor Stetson Cum mtngs. Somervllle. Mass.; Mabel Ray Case. Ly.m. Mass.; Ethel Ham. Lewis ton. Me.; Marion Conant Butterworth Revere; Patrice Madeleine Butler. Brookline. Lorraine Anderson ^ Ajfcn, sfwampscott, Mass. Mrs. ArthUr Fur bush of Ly.Bi. Mass.. chaperoned the party. Mr. Ch&s. W. Sleeper was at Lan caster, N. H., a few days last week, during which time he closed his home for the summer months while he is at his cottage "Restabit" here oj the island. Some time during the winter or early spring months panes of glass in the windows in the Willow cottage, ad joining the Robinhood Inn. have been broken.ashave also several in the large barn on the property. Such actions are uncalled for and we trust that who ever is responsible for this destruction of property will cease before a com plaint is entered against them. Mrs. A. P. Flint of Oakland. Calif., who was the guest of Mrs. Peck for the last two weeks, is now registered at the Seaside and Cottage, where she will spend the rest of the summer months. Misses Bernice Lyman and Doris E. Sleeper of the "Restabit** cottage were visiting Providence, R. L, the first part of this week. George F Iceman is building a large addition, 22 feet by 14 feet on the rear of his cottage near York'* store. It is Mr. Leeman's Idea to let several of his rooms this summer. The Seaside cottage under the man agement of Mr*. F. E. Cram of Port land opened last week for the enter taining of summer tourists. Already there are several here and the Indica tions are that this popular house will have Its full share of patronage. Tran sients' pat ro age Is solicited and a fine menu Is always served here. Herbert L. Estes of South Harps well. deck hand on the steamer An eoclsco. was here on the Island la*t week, the guest of his sister. Mrs. Charlotte Thomas. Mr. Estes has been enjoying a short vacation with his parents at Harpswell. With the com mencing of the summer schedule of the 8teamboat Co. He will be transferred to the "Machlgonne." Mr. W. W. nilchrlst and family of Philadelphia, Pa., are at the Brown cottage for the summer months. This Is the first season for Mr. Gilchrist at Bailey's, and with the fine location of his cottage no doubt he will become fascinated with our Island as the most of the cottagers are. Mrs M. E Hasbrook. with her daughter and son of Springfield. Mass.. will arrive about the 2Sth of June, and will be at the cottage of Oeorge F I^eeman for the ~immer months. Last year they were registered at the Ocean View hotel, and have been summer tourists to Bailey's for several season* past. Mrs. M. O. Barber of Fltchburg. Mass.. Mrs. P. K. Com Ins and Mrs. Mary E. Remit, of Springfield, Mass , are sojourning at the Starr cottage until the middle of July, at which time Mr. Starr will come for the summer The same party of ladles occupied this cottage several weeks last year. Post master B. E. Slnnett reports that the audi cancellation at the otce for the first fifteen days of June was nearly doable that of last year for the same term of days, and that of last year was a third more than the year before. The mall arriving has also largely Increased. School closes Friday and the chil dren will have a two months rscatlon. Miss Annie Pletts of Brunswick, teach er of the grammar school, has had a successful term as has also Miss Annie Bibber of West <Harpswell. who has taught the primary grades. The Outlook cottage which Is to be managed by Mrs. Walter E. Johnson this year, will open the 28th of the month. This house was very success fully run by Mrs. Johnson's mother, the late Mrs. E. F. Black, and will doubtless have as usual a very good reason. Miss Josephine Flint of Brooklyn. N. Y.. is at her summer cottage in Maiden Lane and Is accompanied by her friend. Miss Flora Harrlman of Bucksport. Miss Flint was one of the first summer residents at Bailey, hav ing been here twenty-three years, with few exceptions. Miss Fannie Peck who spent a pleas ant vacation at Norfolk, in the Con necticut hills. Is again at home and will remain for the summer. The scenery at Norfolk Is similar to the Berkshire hills In Massachusetts and the little town has some noted summer residents, among them being Mark Twain and Prof. Pupln. Dr. Burnet's sister. Miss Knudsen, is with the house party at the new Burnet cottage. Mr. Lippincott of Ithaca, N. Y.. and Miss Katharine Bur net are also with the party. On Tuesday of last week the Read ing. Pa., people arrived and are at their two handsome cottages on the back shore. Mrs. E. S. Richards. Miss Lou B. Richards and Mr. William D. Smith, accompanied by Becky Miller are at the lower cottage. Miss E. Smith. Major Bentley H. Smith, and Mrs. Smith and Edward Rlske. are at the upper cottage. Major Smith was In command of a battalion of the gal lant 42d Pennsylvania regiment In the Civil War. The families have been coming to Bailey fsland for years and are delightful people. Their cottages are among the show places on the Is land: are surrounded by nicely kept lawns and face the Atlantic's broad bosom with an almost unbroken hori zon to the southwest. The surf at the lower cottage is magnificent. Cliff Island Mr. Benjamin F. Hammond has completed the piazza which he has added to his house and is now paint ing it. Since his return from Califor nia Mr. Hammond has renovated the entire house. Mr. A. H. Batchelder and wife of NVestbrook arrived at their cottage, the Rancliffe. the middle of last week. Mr. Batchelder expects to be at his cottage until August 1st. Mr. Fred H. Griffin has installed a »«* , «■»« half hnrgf, iwjwer engine in his motor boat. This is to replace a six horse power engine which was too large for the* work of lobsterlng. Mrs. F. E. Mayberry and two daughters, Wilma and Marguerite of Dorchester. Mass., will arrive on the island August 1st. They will be at the Rancliffe, on the south side. Miss Wilma graduates this year from Mt. Holyoke. Mr. F. H. Griffin is having his house on the south side painted and made ready for the summer. Mr. S. F. Walker is doing the work. The article in last week's Breeze referring to the road work as being in charge of George M. McKean. should have read James MacYane. We gladly rectify the unintentional error. Mr. W. F. Mackernon of 45 Milk street. Boston, will have the Black cot tage. No. 3. for July. George E. Griffin is getting his mo tor boat into commission for summer tourist excursions. He has a license for a passenger boat. Mr. and Mrs. G. E Brackett of Cum berland Mills, are at Overlook for a week. Mr. Brackett has repaired the roof of his piazza which was blown off In one of the severe winter storms. Mr. and Mrs. Frank D. Clark and two daughters of New Haven, Conn., will occupy the A. F. Black cottage. No. 2. for two weeks and arrived Sat urday last. Mrs. Clark visited the Is land seventeen years ago, when there were no roads and crossings to Long Island or Portland were made In a dory. a cny mgnway which extends one half mile weit of the wharf, entering near C. H. Harmon's honae. opena a way Into about 100 acrea of undevel oped land which la principally owned by Mra. J«nwi McKeen of Jewell Ia land and Philadelphia. The 8. P. Dar lington*. W. R. Murphy and T. F. Flaherty own leaner lota here also, but in spite of the fact that it la a city road, a gat* has be#n placed there this year which would mislead strangers Into the Idea that the way was a pri vate pasture road. One complaint has already been lodged by a prominent summer resident, and If the road com missioner so wishes he can open the way. At preae.g there la not much travel over the road and aeveral par ties are paatuiing cattle in the fields and woods on either side. To remove the sate would mean fencing on both sides of the property If cattle were to be pastured and Commlasloner Mac Vane does not wish to make any ar bitrary steps unleaa there la a decided sentiment against the present condi tion. Mr. Ellis W. Bacon and family of Philadelphia will arrlre July 3 at A. P. Black's So. 2 cottage. Mr. and Mra. J. M. Knight are at Sunset View to remain through the week of the Fourth. C. M. Cobb'a new building will prob ably be ready for the openlrf day of frufftoesa about the 17th. It haa been mailed through In very gulck time wa fer Mr. Cobb'a own superrtakm and this means that It will be complete In The Ocean View Hotel BAILEY ISLAND, ME. WALTER D. CRAFTS. Prop. <& Manager Prominently located on an eminence commanding a superb view of anrf and shore, within ten mlnotee' walk of steamboat wharf and poet offlce. Floe sand beach with private bath boase, at head of famous Mackerel Core, near hotel. Fishing psrties from the Ocesn View make record catches of deep-sea and rock-fish, tautog, etc. Table always supplied with all kinds of sea-food; fish, lobsters and clams fresh from the sea daily. Large rooms with clothes presses, hair mattressee, insuring a comfortable night's sleep. Toilet and bath rooms. Ssnltary plumbing throughout the house. Dining room accommodates over 100. Pool room provided in new addition this Tear. Long distance telephone In the bouse. Open sll the year round. Rates and circulars on application to W. D. CRAFTS, Bailey Inland, Me. L. M. York Bailey's Island, Maine. Ctsci Baj's Ltidiig 6eitrtl Sttri, Hare you will (tad ev ery thing that >a •ap plied trom a tint clan grocery and prortokm a tore. Freeh lavolcee of Meat, Fowl, Game, Pr„ viatona and Fruiu re ceivea aiuy. oar prices are low, consldorlng the quality of goods received. We carry Hardware, Paint*, Oils, Etc. Hardwood for open fireplaces a specialty. Dry Goods, Boots, Shooi, and Robbers sad fishermen's supplies. Oar teams visit all puts of the island. Woodbine & Cottage. Mrs. H. 5. Sinnett, Prop. Bailey Island, Me. This ideal hoarding house hu bees overhauled sad many improvements msde. among them being a large njw dining c»p»bi..f m*Ms(M gnsns; 30 fine rhsmbers. nicely ronstsnvo. Excellent tab:® with plenty at eea food. Open Jane 1 to Sept. 1. Rates on applica tion. Ppecial rates for Jane and Sept. Accomodates 80. CHARLES S. THOMAS Carpenter and Builder Ilailey's Island, Me. EitlmtUi ftfven cheerfully on all kind* of ballding tad rtptlriDg. All work under my personal »up«r ▼tai-n. BAILEY ISLAND. Miss J. E. Mattey, Prop. Tbe moat delightful iud ncluilve apot on the Island. Situated on tbe rait and In fall tmw of the ocmd. Keautifal pine groves and wilki around th<» bona*. The bona* la mod. arn In every reapect, toilets, bath* and eew. erap. Rate* and ctrcnlara on application. Look diatance telepnone In bona*. Open Jane 1ft to Sept. 1ft. SEASIDE COTTAGE Bailey's Island Maine, Mrs. F« E. Cram, Prop. Fine home-like boarding house with fine chambers and ex cellent table. Rates on application. Open from Jane 25 to Oct z. Transients accommodated. JAMES G. STETSON. Bailey's Island Ice Cream Parlors. Ojr Ie* Cream 1* made from pur# dairy cnm and MiteUd cru*hod frail. Mirrrrd in brick* by quart or ration Stotaon'a famooa earmela am made on the prmlm daily and are for aale by all th« iwdinf atorea in the bay. No Ro«r candy mid*. Cora p lota lino aad boxed good* of Con fee - tionory. Fruit. Nat*. otc. Try our cool aoda. all fruit ayrupa. Wo ar» tho excluaiT* acmti for th« Cairo Bay Bran*, order* taken hero- Paper*. Magazine* Souvenir Poatala. etc. Our team call* for and dollTm ordon; We aim to plaoao our trade DAVID P. SINNETT, Boat Builder, Bailey's Island, He. Motor and pleasure boat* of all kinds made to order. We bare oar own private wharf at Mackerel Core. Boats to let by tbe day, week or sea son. Wharf prlvilegee at reeeonable cbargee. Exclusive agent for the Let drop and Hartford Englnee. £. S. LEEMAN Bailey's Island, Mains. Livery. Teaming and Baggage Bxpraaalng. Our oarrlages meat all boata; it* wr+on «t j»mr Kn*»l or kwiHItf tmr I TTiyrni. Ttltyliiti e II George W. Johnson, Balltyltlantf, Maine. SpwW attention |1wi to Mrfaf uH Milin* partto. Motor ifcop luM Pmmw, MpaM* «f earrrlac torty. RtH Md Nim farafaM to MIm part*—. Me* R.N mk. SdNnc. S« ixh. Lift nr—ariw for *11. To4Wt errsneomefiti. mU- hiHnf portiaa dally at t p< m. from MmImnI Goto wharf every particular when finished. The lam* plate itlaan windows bare been put In this week. One of the moat modem arranrements of tbe building 1a tbe location of tbe kitchen. This Is upstairs and all food la sent down to the restaurant below without anj •cent of cooking being apparent on the j lower floor. Tb« restaurant will be of sufficient site to seat 100 when open to Its fullest exteof. The water la from a fine well on the property, and a gnaoltne power plant may he added later. Shore dinner* will be aerred dally and Sunday Chore dinners will (Continued on page 7.)