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Bar Harbor Record Newspaper Archives Jan 7 1903, Page 1

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Bar Harbor (Newspaper) - January 7, 1903, Bar Harbor, Maine Deora Fox build ifs. I Suvanee Bioko a t e jras5e Fox the lid Vilnit county paper and the Only society journal on flaunt desert Island. Redi estate cottages for rant a l. 16. To 4�. Bab he Lubor Maine Widne evening a la Aby 7. A Moi. Five cents j. A. Bo0ick. Are Altai to Ita Oaas a baby. Tehin a. Sanini no Wmk it Yin of Calm tithe first National Bank bar Harbor me. It tilt a quipped for cd Cut Eind of legit if at banking. Capital surplus and profits 150,000.00 $10, 00.00 Ihry Etory. J. A. Kodlek. A. 8. Newman thenry a Lawford chm. H. Wood Geo. H. Grant. Corrb8pondkkcb invited. Several Nice cottages for rent at if Ancock Point. Also a few very desirable Shore lots for Sale. I base addrb88 the Geo. H. Grant co., general insurance agents Lonn it ounce phone. Bar Harbor or Ellsworth. Not All was Tom. A correspondent finds material or a second , pianola 3 aeolian for Sale and to rent Steinway and other firs Glas pianos to rent at reasonable prices. M. Steinert al sons company the most reliable piano and music House in the world. 44 Cotta re Street bar Harbor Blaine. With messes. F. P. Pray amp . H. Kittredge Deai or fancy groceries and provisions. At wholesale and retail. Have just received a fresh line of latest improved Model rifles Gons amp sporting goods. M big Stock of ammunition. All at lowest Pricen. 21 it. Desert st., bar Harbor me. Our fifth annual clearance Sal begins saturday jan. 3. Before taking count of Stock we will offer the people of bar Harbor and Vicinity the greatest bargains in reliable merchandise Ever offt red in this town. Coats. We have divided our Winter Coats in two lot it. Lot to. I includes All Coats sold for $7.50, $8.50, and $10.00 for $4.98. Lot no. 2 contains our regular $12.50, $15.00 and Coats. Sale Price $8.98 suits. We have a Large variety of silk lined suit it made in the latest styles. Regular Price $22.50, clearance Sale Price. $15.00. Norfolk suits in Blue Black or mixed. Regular Price. $15 and is Sale Price $12.50. Twenty five per cent discount on All dress goods Silks velvets table Linen towels Etc big lot of All kinds of remnants. Great values in an squares and rugs. All Xmas goods at half Price. We have a Fine line of shoes overshoes and rubber at interesting prices. s 5 &10c store will close february is for about 3 months and until that time i shall offer special inducements to turn As much As possible into and see so we of the bargains. To radials Stamps Niveo a Ltd All purchases. The settling of the a own of Tremont having been by another i will try to add a Little to that exo Hent letter. It will be hard to make the who have never a been it Realise the Beauty and grandeur of our rugged eos is. At the South lies seawall. It the Easterly storm no one can act lately describe it. The sea Rolls in with was. S mountains High completely covering the Road with boulders weighing Many Hundred pounds and tossing them As easily As a child would a Bill. People have driven Many Miles to witness the Waves hashing on this Wall. Seawall Post refit e is located Here. On the other Side of this Beach is the residence of Dolliver where for Many vet is it and his family have lived. Farther on we Tome to bennets Cove which has one of the most Beautiful beaches on the coast of pure White Sand. Here a boat Mav lie in Security in the fiercest Gale. Bass Harbor head Light is on a High Point olt land. One can stand and gaze a for hours on a he ships passing and re passing and never tire of the changing scene remembering that Quot the sea is his and he made the Light Kepi by Willis Dolliver is Beautiful to see in us brightness. A More faithful keeper cannot be found on the coast. Perry Richardson has done Many things to build up his native place now Mckinley former it East Bass Harbor. He is engaged in buying and Selling fish which has Given employment to Many helping them to get Good Homes. The Underwood factory has done a Large amount of work in Canning lobsters and also in putting up clams. Many men and women Are in their employ. They Are building a new addition and contemplate another season to do a Rushing business which will give More employment to those who believe that god helps them that helps themselves. The Little place called Manset is about half Way from seawall to Southwest Harbor. The Post office kept by 5. W. Newman is one of the Best Ipp my connection is his general it Zilph store where one can get anything fro biker of pins to a silk Waist pattern or i by a fish Hook to an Actu it a and Chain. He will always be found ready with a smile to wait on one whether dressed in silk or in rubber boots and Oil skins. James Parker came from Gloucester some years ago and bought the old Andrew Haynes place where he has built new wharves and completely remodelled the House. He buys thousands of dollars a Orth of fish and gives employment to Many who otherwise would have to go elsewhere to find work. Or. Parker has in Many other ways used his Means to help build up the place. J. Hancock has a Fine meat Market in Manset where can always be found an variety. Byron h. Mayo for Many years Foreman for Potter amp Wrighton in Boston also has a fish wharf where he does a Large business in the summer and gives employment to Many girls putting up smoked herring. Or. Mayo is chairman of the Board of selectmen an office he has held for a number of years having the respect of All who know him. John l. Stanley i sons have a iai a fish business in Manset buying and curing fish in summer supplying the hotels with All kinds of fish. They also have an interest in the Weir fishing at Sorre Rao their business there is looked after t y Capi. Charles Stanley who with his air ily is pleasantly situated in one of 1. K. Conners cottages. Capt. W. R. Keene is one of our most enterprising Young men. Starling in Oung he has built up a business tor himself in Steamboat building. He has built and sold several and has More orders than he can fill. Or. Keene has a lar a boat House where he builds and repairs. He owns one of the finest Little pleasure steamers on the coast. A popular Outin i is to take a Moonlight sail with him up Somes sound and partake of a Chicken supper at the Somes House returning m the Quot wee sea Quot hours John a. Hopkins has a Large interest in the fish business and is Well fitted to look after the business having a Large Uliari with buildings for drying and storing the Stanley House situated on tie Point within a few feet of the water is one of the Best hotels in town and has the largest patronage. It commands a Tine Vit w of Somes sound and the surrounding islands. With its Fine line of boats and excellent livery it is one of the most delightful places for the summer tourist to spend the season. A Lawn Tennis court for those who seek that pleasure Ham. Mocks in the Trees where one can lie and read piazzas with reclining chairs where one can watch the Roll of the surf on the Beach. The Ocean House with the Ocean cottage is Only a Short drive from the Stanley House. It is noted for its Good cheer and a Fine View of the sound and old Ocean. It is a private resort for summer visitors. On the Southwest hark it a Side is the sea coast packing company s shops where for Many years a. E. Farnsworth carried 00 business having started with a Small business and doing to the shop As it increased giving employment to a Large nuts bar of women and men. Several new cottages which with their Beautiful grounds ornament the town have been built 1 rom Money earned in his employ. If in the near future we see his smiling in the legislature we know he will do Justice to this town and Kielp to buil 1 up the place of his adoption. E. F. Rubinson our pleasant Milliner has i tilt up a Good business. When in want of a hat or Bonnet made or trimmed her s is the place to go to. Old faces Willt be made Young after being fitted to one of her creations. J. R. K. Freeman has a Fine clothing store tor men. A. I. Holmes on the same a it Rethas a full line of general wares. Or. Holmes also has a hotel where he is prepared to entertain the travelling Public. Ltd a posit is a. 1. Somes who carries on a Fine line of Day , boots shoes and everything needed in the general furnishing line. Here one also re Ceist. Of piteous treatment from the gentlemanly proprietor. Lawler in the next Block also built up a Fine Trade in general goods and he is doing a flourish ing Liu siness. On the Point Are the stores of s. W. Hernick h. Lark and a. Clatk. Ulicy have do in cd Busi chs front the steamboats express matter. H. Clark has built a Stone pier at a Cost of ten thousand dollars in the last year. Hotel Claremont also on Tolje Point is one of the Best hotels. It has a Beautiful View of Mountain and Ocean Fine Piazza and Beautiful walks. Near by Are the Kaighn and Cooper cottages which were built a few years ago at a of Many thousand dollars. With their Beautiful lawns sloping to the water they the Eye of All beholders. There Are Sev eral More cottages. Among them Are will Lawson a the emetic on the Hill Harry Lawton s and several others All of which Are occupied by Sun Omer visitors. Goose curve and West Tremont Only a few years ago was a settlement of houses few and far l tween now it is a Village of Fine houses with Fine kept lawns. A new Church has been built there the last season which has added a new aspect to the place. There is also a factory in which there is a Good business most of the year and several stores among them Frank Lunt a who has a Fine Stock of goods of every description to meet the wants of the Public. Mrs. Caroline Lawler. A Well known school teacher who for Many years held her position As one of the t est teachers in town is soon to go to Honolulu with her husband to engage in teaching there. She has the Best wishes of All for her Success in her Good and Noble undertaking. Among those that have gone from the old town to make a business for them selves Are capt. Joshua Stanley of seawall who Leit Vienie when Verv Young one of the Crew of a Jlou tester fishing Schooner. He is now Captain and owner of a Fine Schooner meeting w Atli great Success. Lindell Cleveland left Home at the same time and for a Numier of years worked for a Quot Aine in the furniture Liu siness. He now holds a position on the Boston police Force and is one of the trusted men doing his duty no matter How hard it May Bert Cleveland left Manset when Only 1. And went to Boston to work left Boston some five years ago and is now a successful contractor in Newark where Jhc has a Large business. John Whittemore who or years was sealer in the sardine Tactor. Has on t Honolulu to engage in the Osiee Rais ing business. Buy Cleveland who Lor nine years has worked in the sardine shops has go Jne to Stonington to learn the Stone cutting business. He has a Good position and Good pay. There Are Many others who hav e made Homes in either places. May All meet with Success is the wish of one who for Many years was a resident of the Good old town of Tremont. 11. M k. Edward b. Mears cottages for rent or for Sale office bar Harbor Maine. Of owned by people who have in times gone by. Paid a Good round sum to then Tives for it. We have seven Large cottages beside a Nurr ber of smaller houses that people occupy As i hair summer Home. They Are Well furnished and fitted with All modern Totive nieces giving employment most of the year round to every Man on who cares to work for them. From a fishing Hamlet years ago we have surely developed into a Good sized summer resort and find that fishing is now a thing of the past. We have our own Artesian Wells ice Ponds gasoline engines. Gas system for lighting purposes steamboats launches Row twats. Sail boats canoes and racers in fact about every equipment that is useful and con Venitt. We also find thai the new st am boat wharf completed one year ago on the South Side of . Has been a direct Benefit to us All and it is almost impossible to reason How we people got along without one so Long. Two new cottages Weic added to our list the past year and the plans arc out for two More one of these will no doubt be the most expensive cottage it. Town. A land Deal is under Way at the present time so we Are informed that if put through will be the highest Price Ever paid for any land in this Section. We also have the other parts of the town thinking our Way in regard to schools and our scholars enjoy thirty weeks schooling each year three terms of ten weeks each through the hard faithful and efficient work of our postmaster Clara a. Rice not a. C. Wheelwright As our Cranberry Island correspondent stated our fat Rostof ice was established five years ago and we enjoy a mail service second to none in town and have daily mail from May is to october is and three times a week the balance of the year. In the Early Spring we Are to have the new England Telephone connections and Are looking Forward to being in touch with everybody. Trusting that at some future Date 1 shall have the time to give a Desti tive letter of the Early settlers i will close this sketch. I. K. H. Southern California. The old town of Santa Barbara being transformed into a Winter resort. Sutton Island. Prosperous and enterprising it is attracting numerous summer residents. In the seventh prize letter Iionia ran a err Isles entitled Quot the islands of the tax Quot we Are sorry to note that but a Juick Side glance was Given Sutton. As we help form tie group and Plav an important part in the development of the town it does not seem right that we should always be expected to be passed along on the other Side. For the past ten ears Sutton has been going ahead like a Racehorse and very few people outside of our Colony have any idea of the amount of Money that is expended each year by our summer visitors in beautifying the dil Ferent parts of . Win. Burnham the heaviest landowner on and largest tax payer in town believes that nothing is too Good for Sutton and is always ready to lend a willing hand in any Enterprise that is a direct Benefit to the people in fact about All the conveniences we enjoy at present have own brought about through him. At present about three quarters of 1 n the most Beautiful Region of Southern California the land whither the Rili the whole nation Hock each Winter Quot stretched in a Fertile Valley a to can t i lamed Santa n be Movin Taitis Uki the Blue i acidic Ciceran is a Little City we iii is it present in Ytse most interesting Staile of development of and in the i United slates. It is Santa Barbara with its i giant a past the Reat future and re to Awakening Santa Barbarama l a wrists from the world Over have vis 111 tie past but which jew have unde Isio al. An l which none would recognise today. Santa Barbara of today a a resents e rare Sigli. Cit a slice Pink sea Ute just at i r time of Wake nip. W ith the st tiny of its of n liar ins and a Tran Ali no mating its Brini a 110 1 Zhuli a s always been . Agni it a and possessed of uns it Ossi Riuas hive been withheld Iro n the Ioni sleep w i. Ii for it Ade enery. Now it is a City Eliuh cannot be a id Down. If you is cd the place i Mac ago. Vou would t know it in you saw to this Winter. Witkun less than a year 1 a As risen into the in int rank <>1 l eau Iliili modern resort cities. And it is a ii Kucin Beauty of a t be which tan lie seen in Quot where else in the country a to i get int rely distinct and new among american con. Unities. Wit i its romantic Spanish origin still giving a soft Chaitin to its whole ton tour and an historic touch to its features its Tropic like climate making it hold to the old spirit of outdoor pleasures and the love of a merry Hie Ami i a awaken ing impetus under the Wand of american capital giving it the inspiring hum Anc clean Well groomed Fook of Progress enfolded in every direction As it al ways will be for its natural Beauty is be ing cultivated not abused in the March of events by drooping Fern like Pepper Trees stately Palms Glossy Orange Ana a banana Trees and Radiant with Brilliant blossoms the year round Saita Barbara is taking on under its prettiness. The staunch Bright look of the to to Date business City. With none of its old charms gone it is acquiring All the new charms of Progress what is the Power that is transforming the ancient Beautiful California Mission town into this unique american City c capital. C capital has fast been changing crude Southern California into a or Agni Wicent Empire of , and in Santa. Barbara tiie last spot invaded it found its easiest work. The a volition of the place has Beert wonderful. Time there was but a few years ago when pc Van the wonderful Heights surrounding the town and looking toward the sea were unimproved. After awhile the first Beautiful modern Homes and gardens began to grow there but the great curving water front was left untouched. Then someone proposed a Boulevard around the Bay. Well Why not so it was built and stands today one of the most Ideal drives in Californi paved electric lighted Palm fringed. But still the progressive men of capita had not pushed in Over the line of the Ous conservatives. But after a while the first of these broke in with the result that the magnificent example of moorish Spanis i architecture the Santa Barbara Bath House was built on an Ideal site by the Bay and surrounded by its now Handso Oie Palm Garden the Tower costing near too 000,00. It is a Structure the most Beautiful resort City might Well be proud of and in the Waves that Wash the Edge of its gardens bathing is possible the year around. A modern electric car by stent then invaded the town and now passes through the different streets of the City Down to the magnificent Boulevard to the Bath House Plaza. Following this great stride in civic improvements came during the list year the crowning event of Santa Barbara new Era tie erection of a huge hotel by a wealthy concern known As tie i Otter hotel company. This hotel built in striking c Altornia a Naissance style is Sakl to let a the . Most Rod crib. Iii most 1 1 i cd res Jet in Serici it Stan is it ii .1 Sli lit ctn Ncncy a it see Rioin Llie Gnu act. And its led t la i me iii m. In t 1,1 l in l l. Aut Lul ,. ,.icel tie eve of tiie tra Cir c Eicr by tii Elou a i i a �11. Railroad or i j n theses 1 1 11 Stea ners of tir t a.iricoa.--. Strain ship on inv its in have in Jaii in i. I i. And w 1 bal id t a in \ Jedi Ruu i 1. 111, a Bush Tun at sons us i n a i sen Ator r u n k. B in i. I 1. A. a . Adj i s a it it a i.t--. I the de Eliop tint olo it icon Todl l a in to arc t Lia Moth i 1 sar \ 1 Lull of i a o i k 11 e by \ i get a. A i 1. E i i i r. .1 til. It s i a i a t be l a 1 o r 111 i. Still dole/-., a. Sid i s w is fic re Licelot \1 i iii. Ancic. Groin tie 1 made Sun a a udi Jacii of w Ester n cities it. Ii 1 i Kik. 1. 11 i a i l w 1 e 1 n Jj-.1 1 l a a j ito ili it 1 i. A i. It . 1 a a Sipo a i Cris 1 it i j a l u a a a a p Rol to i Jea ire r Fie p 1st. M s-1 Quot i be old a it s in i-i-., As it still is. Cir ious a of inning irl Aravs Nch i in a a a the line 4 the pit year and w Hiji Pru mists to become this Winter and in Lollo if season., the in Isi to i ill in i a. 1 i -1. The mount desert nurseries Miiller manager. George l. Stebbins cottages for rent. Building lots on sea Cliff drive for Tad of floes Seal Harbor. Me., and 02 product exch re a n. A we Trees shrubs vines herbaceous and bedding plants. Planting of every kind planned and carried out. The nor series a ire open to Vii Itoro. The office and greenhouses aie upon Schooner head Road and have Telephone connections

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