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ESTABLISHED
1901
PORTLAND, MAINE, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6. 1914,
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Call and examine, or send for circular
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Library Sale
ANNUAL CLIFF ISLAND EVENT
COMES NEXT WEDNESDAY.
Important Announcement of New Lo
cation for Library.
The fifth annual Library Sale, con
ducted by the ladles of the island will
take place next Wednesday, August
12, from 3 to 6 P. M. All of the previ
ous sales have been very successful
ones and it is expected confidently that
this one will be the best ever. In or
der to fulfil this expectation donations
of fancy and useful articles, candy and
cake are requested from all those
interested in the success of the library
movement.
The officers of the Library Club
have just made the announcement
that, as the library cannot remain in
its present location, the store near
the wharf, after this season, they have
been forced to move and have rented
the cottage on the crest of the hill,
belonging to Mr. George M. McKean,
next to the lot opposite the Aucocisco
House, which already belongs to the
association, and which was purchased
from Admiral Peary. The cottage will
make good winter quarters for a time,
until enough money can be raised to
erect a suitable library building.
Money is needed to make repairs on
the cottage purchased, and the sale
Wednesday phould have the heartiest
co-operation of everyone on the island
r»n<1 of those in other islands, inter
ested in this proposition.
Emeralds Victorious
DEFEAT chebeague easily in
HARD HITTING GAME.
Mooney Pounded to All Corners of
Field.
Driving Mooney's offerings oil over
the lot the Emeralds put a stop to
Chebeapue's winning streak, winning
11-3. The same was featured by
sensational catches by Holly .and De
rise. Whitcomb drove the ball over
the rigl^t-lield fence with two menxiti
in the first, while King duplicated
his performance in the seventh. The
score:
EMERALDS.
AR R H TB O A E
Derise.ss 6 4 3 4 3 2 0
Howlev, 3b 5 3 2 2 1 0 0
Powell, 2b 4134030
Norton, If 4 0 1 2 0 ' 1 0
Flaherty, cf 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
King, lb 4147900
Riley, rf 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
Payne, p 5 233070
Harn, c 4000 12 01
Totals, 42 11 lt> 22 27 13 1
CHEBEAGUE.
AR R H TB O A E
Howell, c 4 0 11741
Wilder, 3b 4133242
Holly, ss 3 1113 2 0
Whitcomb, 2b 4114022
Cooke. If 4000100
Lambert, cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0
Heuer, rf 4023010
Hall, lb 4 0 0 0 14 0 0
Mooney, p 3 0 0 0 0 5 1
Totals, 34 3 9 13 27 IS 6
Emeralds, 3 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 0—11
Chebeague, 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0— 3
Two base hits, Powell, Norton, De
rise. Heuer. Home runs. Whitcomb,
King. Stolen bases. Derise, Powell,
King, Howell, Wilder 3, Holly. Sac
rifice hit, Norton. Rases on balls,
off Payne 1. off Mooney 2. Struck
out, by Payne 12, by Mooney 5. Rat
ter hit, Powell. Umpires, Cooke and
Hoben.
Ocean View Hotel
ITEMS OF INTEREST AT POPU
LAR HARPSWELL HOTEL.
Gay Times Prevailing Every Minute
Here.
This popular hostelry lias always
born a very successful and leading
house in Casco Hay and this year Is
proving no exception to the general
rule. The guests this year have
been very numerous and the house
is well booked up till late in the sea
son. The unstinted hospitality and
the progressive policy of Mr. and
Mrs. Lightfoot have brought, only the
natural result.
A very enjoyable bridge party was
held here last Wednesday night
which proved a very delightful occa
sion. Miss Gladys Klngsley was
awarded the ladles' prize, while Mr.
Alvln Rutan was the winner among
the gentlemen. Dancing Is being in
dulged In every night, with Mrs. Al
vln Rutan acting as mistress of cere
monies. In the out-door sports, a
tennis tournament was held recently
and Mr. Albert Emerton won the sil
ver cup offered as a prize by the ho
tel, defeating Mr. D. J. Lordan In the
finals in a hotly contested match.
Fishing also has a great many de
votees here, Mr. A. O. Chartler. Mr.
Alvln Rutan. Mr. Alexander Thomp
kins and Mr. D, J. Lordan rArely
missing a day and almost always re
turning with splendid catches.
Bookings for the remainder of the
month and until the house closes are
heavy and are a great source of sat
isfaction to both Mr. and Mrs. Light
foot.
Minstrel Show
TO BE GIVEN AT CHEBEAGUE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8.
Performers Summer Residents of
That Island.
On this Saturday night, a minstrel
show will be given at the Assembly
Hall, Great Chebeague,» by some of
the members of the summer colony,
the performance being called for
8.15 pt m. Many of the cast were in
tha» minstrel show which was given
last year and which was one of the
events of the summer season. Mr.
John Lambert will act as interlocu
tor, and Messrs. J. Harris Newell
and Fred Komlosy as end-men. The
songs are new and catchy while the
jokes are said to be regular side
splitters. Twelve solo numbers are
scheduled, aming which those by
Miss Esther Cooke. Miss Isabelle
West and Mr. Harry Cooke are of
especial interest. During the inter
mission Miss isabelle West and Mr.
Edward Couche will give an exhibi
tion of the maxixe. The men taking
part in the show are: Messrs. Allen
Cooke, Henry Heuer, Charles Chris
tiansen, John Lambert, Fred Kom
losy, J. (Harris Newell, Eldred Brace,
Harry Cooke, Roger Howell, Charles
Hoben and Edward Couche.
Peaks
Island House
PAST WEEK A GAY ONE AT POPU
LAR HOUSE.
Juvenile Players of Boston Charm
Large Audience.
The Boston Juvenile Players under
the direction of Miss Alice L. Glover,
formerly manager of the Dorothy Dix
Concert Company, gave a delightful
performance here, last Saturday, which
thoroughly charmed the large audi
ence who attended. This company has
been coming to the Peaks Island
Hotise for several summers and has
always afforded the guests a pleasing
antei'tatnment. The program was as
, ,
<' k '''irn-. Orte?Tta£ lAfaiil*
Duct, _ Little Rati Habv Doll
Pantomime, _ A Quaker Meeting
Dialect Recitation. Da Street I'ianna
Solo and Chorus, Margery and the Miller
Solo. _ I.a Spagnola
Danse K<"centri<|ue, Tres Moutarde
Rccitation, Creep Mouse
Sextette, A Sweetheart in Every I'ort
Sketch, A Knight of Old
Pas fie Deux, _ Pallet d'Opera
Rending, Mamie < PShauehiiessy's Cat
Character Song, Maybe It's a Robber
Closing Chorus, It's a T.ong l.ane
The usual delightful Sunday concert
was given in the hotel's parlor, last
week, by the Peaks Island House trio
and was among the finest given this
year. The selections from Faust,
Dvorak's "Humoreske." and Grieg's
"Anitra's Dance" seemed to meet with
especial favor, while the "Madrigale"
of Simonetti, which was offered as a
violin solo by Miss Charlotte Kuskin,
was enthusiastically applauded.
In addition to the regular dances,
there is to be a barn dance this Fri
day for which the following regula
tions have been posted: "(1) Xone of
these new fangled dances; (2) No
feller can dance with the same gal
twice running; (?.) Smile, darn ye,
smile." The affair is being eagerly
j looked forward to by the guests.
Chebeague
AUGUST FINDS SUMMER COLONY
COMPLETE.
Parties and Boat Trips Frequent Di
versions.
Mrs. H. IT. Robblns entertained at
an afternoon and dinner party last
Friday Mrs. F. S. Webster, Mrs. J.
M. Ash, Miss S. I. Gillespie and I)r.
and Mrs. James F. Albion at her
summer home on the North Road.
Mr. Philip Dortlcos of Fast. Orange,
X. J., arrived at the island last week
for his annual vacation and joined
his mother, Mrs. Antoine Dorticos, at
her summer home, "Wlndemere."
Mr. Dortlcos has been coming to the
West End In the summer for many
years and was accorded a hearty wel
come by all his many friends at that
part of the Island. He Is the Tung
sten expert for the General Electric
Co. at Harrison, N. J.
Miss Dorothy Schuyler, of Portland,
Me., was the guest for a few days last
week of Miss Alice Vernon at "Cov
eslde," enjoying a very delightful
visit to Chebeague. Dean Vernon
expected this week to join his fam
ily here for his vacation.
Mrs. H. O. Clark, of Japan, was the
guest last week of Mrs. W. H. How
ell. Mrs. Clark is spending the sum
mer at South Casco, Me. The Misses
Janet and Teresa Howell are expect
ed home this week, after spending
two weeks on a mountain-climbing
trip In the White Mountains. Miss
Jessie Ridge, who accompanied them
on this trip, will visit friends at Jack
son, N. H., for the next two weeks.
Mrs. L. M. Passano gave a very
charming dance last Thursday night
to the younger people of the West
End Colony. Among those present |
were: Miss Dorothy Schuyler, Miss
Constance Smith, Miss Alice Vernon,
Miss Elizabeth Passano. Miss Eliza
beth Wyer, Miss Ernestine Fay, Mr.
John Wyer, Mr. G. W. Oall, Mr. Reg
inald Ridge, Mr. Max Passano, Mr.
(Continued on page 8).
South Harpswell
SEASON VERY GOOD AT THIS RE
SORT NOW.
News Items of Interest Concerning
Sojourners.
Mr. J. G. Bridge of Boston, Mass.,
arrived here Monday for his annual
outing and is now at his cottage in
tlie Auburn colony, of which he is
one ofjthe oldest members.
Mr. J. A. Blake of Maiden, Mass.,
was at his cottage here over the past
week-end, returning a few days ago
to his home.
Mrs. Luther Dana has visiting her
her mother, Mrs. Decrow, of West
brook, Me., who will be her guest for
some time. Mr. Dana spent Satur
day and Sunday of last week here.
Mr. Philip Dana was also down re
cently for a few days.
Dr. Walter Paul left here last Fri
day, after spending a delightful week
at the Paul cottage in the Auburn
colony. He will be much missed by
his many friends here.
Mr. Charles S. Ensign, of Xewton,
Mass., spent the week-end here with
Mrs. Ensign, who is spending the
summer with Mrs. G. S. Page.
Miss Ella Carrington is spending a
few weeks at the Rose cottage here
as the guests of Rev. and Mrs. Henry
Rose and Miss Edith Rose.
The Auburn colony has recently
laid out a putting green 011 the lawn
in front of the semi-circle of cot
tages, which has been a most popular
innbvation here. Golf is a game very
! popular with many of the summer
residents and the opportunity to in
dulge their tastes in this direction
has long been desired.
Mrs. Frank Swan, who has been
occupying the Dana cottage here dur
ing the past month, left last week, af
ter a delightful vacation and has re
turned to her home in Providence,
R. I., making the trip by automobile.
Gospel services are being held in
the Baptist church here at 11.30 a.m.
and 7.30 p. m. every Sunday, with
Sunday school at 12 m. Prayer meet
ings are held every Thursday at 7.30
p. m. Pastor H. F. Johnson extends
a cordial invitation to all residents
of Harpswell to attend these ser
I vices.
Mrs. H. G. Lord gave a delightful
picnic on the rocks at Bailey Island
last Wednesday afternoon to the
young people of the Auburn Colony.
About twenty were in the party and
they all reported a wonderful time on
their return.
Messrs. Frank Warren, Fred Hub
bard and Harrison Hubbard, all of
Brunswick, were recent visitors to
i Harpswell. During their stay they
were guests at the Strout House,
where they passed a very enjoyable
outing.
Mr. anil Mrs. F. C. Cheney of Mor
risville, Vt., were visitors here for a
I few days last week and were much
impressed with both Harpswell and
Casco Bay.
Mr. Charles Noble of this place
has gone out again on the schooner
"Eleanor" with Mr. Maurice Lubee
on a second sword-fishing trip to the
(Continued on Page 7.)
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