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Bar Harbor Record (Newspaper) - March 21, 1900, Bar Harbor, Maine A a la v de Rasse Fox insurance. A a a the leading county paper and the oily society journal on flaunt desert Island. Degrasse Fox real estate. Cottages for rent Vrol. 14, no. 1. Bab a a Rob Maine wbk a no Day evening March 21, 1900. Price 5 cents Paul Hunt f. Shirley wooo Iid. T quot Gode Ard it Hunt architects Don tractor and suildkr8.real estate mortgages and insurance Orrice sar Harbor maine.__1hich Brock. Rovn Acnes formerly occur it led Liy the late John rent for the season or or a term of year the House has recently been remodeler and equipped with new Plua Blok throughout. Apply to Goddard amp Hunt bar Harbor or be Crosse Fox Philadelphia for Sale a in lots to suit. The parcel of land comprising one and one half acres formerly occupied by des Isle hotel has been subdivided into Twenty eight House lots which will be sold on easy terms. Since the late acceptance in last town meeting of new des Isle Avenue these lots have become very desirable. Price $4go to $1,600. For full particulars and plat of land apply to Codd Arp a Hunt to rent for the coming and attractive House a the poplars quot owned by i. A. Hobertf eeq., of Botton to be fun used april 15th, situated on the Corner of it. Desert and High Streete. Thu House is equipped with every mod Era cod vengence attractively furl Slit Aud suitable for a oily cout Foi t at Home and entertainment. It includes seven master and for servants room a four Bath rooms and a Roomy Engleh basement. Full particular plan of House on application. This House commands an unobstructed View of the mountains and is in a very desirable have also a Larfae list of cottages of varied Sles and ind sizable local Long. Full particulars on , Pere and fils become a part of the to tags wish to Call attention to the fact 88, our that the following departments Are Thoro oilily equipped for a jobbing but Ini in matter Bow Larm or now Small the Job and at Auch prices thai it will pay to Ket u811 mate before Goins elsewhere. We can 8uhfly men from any of Tolje following Dupart meets at an hour s not Loo and can do Ihn work at prices a huh will Cui Peto with the lowest Despir Meit. First class carpenters Cabinet makers 1111 1 lathers for i Epalt or new co Siruc department. Bricks Portland and Rosendale cd Ine it iii it Adamant Illar and Cal owned plaster. Masons constantly on i ail fur Jubb lug Aud fireplace department. Milliie department. Uuk Wood wok Kinu machinery is running 10 Hourt s Day the year Rouin and we Oao do your band sawing Plau Inland milling while you wait. In Uuk Kiln dry will be found a Good Supply of rift hard Pine flooring Hirch and Maple Rio Oring. Quarter a Oak floor int White woo it la boart is Plank and Square Ato it Ltd. Aim it. Ont in n Midi Torii Inch quartered Oak and mine Clear Spruce anal by Prew full assortment of paints. Leads and Oil. Alt to being a fits Lor a prominent Wall paper House we Oan Tiell de curative Pipit a As Low As the lowest. We write straight fire insurance and also wish to Call your attention to the fact that we insure the recovery of rents in Case of Are. Ohta to of special value to parties depending on l Gulai i Violal. We Berb set the Fullow Inq Continental and the american fire insurance co s of new Yore the scottish Union and National inst Rance co. Of Edinburgh Scotland and the Union Assurance society of new Yori. Monet to Loah on Good Seo Ritj in amounts not less than $500. Att amp Potiye plans and for houses from $650 up Codd Arp c Hunt. Is Mes int econ Tea Rrok and re come st. Bar Harbor me. Cotta of Job Blair a . New Market b. S. Hie Ains. Has opened a Market in the rear of his Grorer on Mam Reet Ami will carry a. First class line of beef Lamb veal. Poultry. Gamp. Fruits and vegetables. If a. Orders will be promptly executed. % b. S. Hoo inns . A a cow a lamp a kick a air by a. Zuj to Witiw aft u Kiodt As damaging. Better take out so Cen Tury Igor in pvt Willm a a a guard Agal Nat heavy Are Loiis a. Quot Well w Tom Rook if met ii a worry for very Little Money. Afi we live arrear ii nid a ii Hing operations live been conducted on a larger scan it Ijar Harbor this Winter than Fui _ set ral seasons past. L Iio weather has been most favourable for tie carrying on of Large undertakings. Not Only live All Trio resident mechanics found steady , but delegations live been Bro Ugnit Here from Points is far West As Joston and new York. Carpenters have Ben in demand and masons have had All they could do. The a parries have Given work to a Large number of men from the surrounding towns especially from those across the Bay. A and All this activity will continue for several months to come. The Mountain Spur and the Ocean slope have witnessed the erection of several handsome and costly buildings. Or. Robert Amory s quot Lyric quot standing out in bold Relief at the Summit of Amory Hill quot Chiltern quot the magnificent residence of or. Edgar t. Scott at the head of Crom Wells Harl or the Fine summer Home of or. L. N. Kettle on the Schooner head Road with its commanding View of Frenchman Bay and the attractive cottage erected by or. Charles Francis at the extreme Point of Schooner head have each received extended notice from the Khz ukr. Building operations however have not been restricted to these magnificent cottages by any Means. While a few of the prominent Sites have been occupied and while there Are Many mor from which to choose there Are numberless locations not so conspicuous perhaps but no less desirable especially for those we i prefer to be nearer the can tar of activity As it is represented by life at the i . Lewis a. Robert s new summer residence. Last simmer or. Lewis Roberts the retired Book publisher of Boston having spent a couple of seasons in bar Harbor became so enamoured of the place that he purchased the estate at the Corner of desert and High streets at that time occupied by the old Harden House and the Jetchel stables. Those buildings were removed and tie grounds made ready for the erection of two handsome cottages. Messes. Goddard \ Hunt architects contractors and builders submitted plans and specification a. Which were accept cd by or. Roberts and the work of construction was begun before cold weather set in the frames were up and boarded in and the then the work has progressed satisfactorily and both houses will be ready for occupancy this summer. Through the Courtesy fun . Goddard of Hunt the i kit representative was permitted to examine the plans in order to prepare a Brief description for our readers. One of the houses is intended for or Kob its own use. Ii is a tine looking three Story building colonial in design and is located some 40 feet Back from the Street. It faces South and has a frontage of 75 feet on mount desert Street and a depth of 52 feet. A Luin Donie porch sx15 feet adorns the front. I trance is had through a colonial door to a Large Hall 22x35 feel furnished wit i an open arc place. To the left of the main Hall is a drawing room 17x1.s feet with a Large Ukovic win Dow affording a View of the Street and the mountains in the Distant e. This window is an attractive feature and has a seat built its entire length. Four colonial col inns with handsome it carved form the Entrance to the Alcove. To the right of the front door from i e main Hall Entrance is had to the den 13x19 feet which has an open lire place and a Large Octagon window facing a the Street. Doois i cnut of the to lii in to the dining room Icet Furnis lii in with an open lir place. Connected with this room is a Hutli s v i i i a it door from the dining room opens into the rear portion of the main Hall. At the extreme Iio Ith Western Gnu i of the House and opening out of the main Hall is or. Lewis Niks Robert s private room is\2o feet wit i a line Alcove and .1 private door opening out to a porch. One entire Side of the room occupied by .1 Large Book Case supplied with Doois and ornamented with fluted posts and carved colonial capital it. Comic cited with this room Anil also opening out of the main Hall is spacious toilet room. By Way of a private staircase connection is had with or. Robert s bedroom on the second floor. The apartments of or. Robert Juaidi aie As Complete As could be desired. At the extreme Western end of the main Hall is a Handt iome Tai Case. The lower portion of this staircase is constructed in a circular form. Four easy Steps Lead to a Broad Landing then turning to the left by a few Steps another turn is reached which leads to the second Story. A Large Turtle topped window admits an abundance of Light which shows the staircase to Good advantage. He stairs Are built of quartered Oak and a great pains have been taken in the selection of the material. In this connection it might be noted that All the floors of the first Story Are of quartered Oak. On the second Story is a Hall 10x37 feet. At the Eastern end of this Hall is or. Roberts seniors bedroom 14x20feet, supplied with an open fireplace and Bath room. Pei ing out of the let de room is a private sifting room 14x33 feet with a scotch fireplace. The Octagon front of the room has a door which opens out on to a veranda. There Are two guest s bedrooms on this floor my mount desert Street. The Middle room is 14x16 feet and the other in the Corner of the House is 18x22 feet. This room has an Octagon window and an open fire plate afr. Roberts juniors bedroom is directly Over his private Library and is 14x18 feet in sir. The third Story of the House contains a Large Hall out of which open one guest s and four servant s rooms besides a Bath room. Winding stairs from the Hall Lead to the basement one special feature of or. Robert s Home is the ample closet room that is provided for All the bedrooms while out of the Halls Are Linen closets Etc. There Are four Bath rooms in the House and seven open fireplaces. No of a Home would be Complete without mention of the base ment. The architects have arranged this portion of the building so As to furnish a Leglai Angll it a a amp lenient the la Igor portion of which is lathe and plastered and finished in hard Wood. There is a Large Hall 12x20 feet out of which opens of Citchen 16x70 feet a servants dining room 17x20 feet and a laundry 17x20 feet. Stone Steps Lead to the grounds above and the half size windows provide plenty of Light. The remaining portion of the basement is occupied by the Furnace Coal bins Etc. Messes. Hunt Are the architects contractors and builders and the work is a credit to their ability in All three lines. Or. F. K. A Arland is the efficient Foreman in charge of the carpenters or. A. Braun is Foreman of the Mason work and or. We. Siml y is Foreman of the painters. La three men Are experts and the work is being carried on with a Fidelity that is Gratifying to Joth owner and builders. The plumbing is supplied by messes. Lighton 1 Avenport in o. Or. Roberts has constructed a tine Stal it be on the rear portion of his lot. It is colonial in design and in keeping with the House. It is two stories in height and 8x85 feet in Sie. In the Western purties is a Carriage room -.�?�8x40 feet and 111 the Center four stalls Anil a Box stall All supplied with the latest api roved fittings. In tie Eastern portion and separate from the stable proper ire two Fine rooms suitable for Coachman and Butler. On the second Story Are three finished rooms and a hath room. I the inside tini slings of the stable is of hard i he poplars quot or. Robert s new mouse on High Street. On the Corner of High and mount de Sert streets or. L. Rol erts has erected a second House which has been named a a i lie i poplars. It is a three Story build a h feet in wit i an English base ment. It is built of Wood and rough stucco work with Rouglin Timber trimmings. An overhanging second Story with projecting Gal les with Dormer win Dows in the roof Complete tie i eneral terror description. The House fonts on High Street there is situated a porch and Terrace 8x44 feet. I lie ornamentation is old i nil iii Trofort iii design i a Rougie a doorway constructed of heavy quartered Entrance is had to .1 Liall 14x44 feet i using in a i Reiichi w window which of ens out on to .1 ii Xii feet a rom the Smithern end of tie main Hall doors to the 1 ight open into a room i6\i Leet wit i a Frenchi i Niilow leading to the Piazza. A a ii window in the West and a Lia Wilsonie iii Ilace Complete tin of t Lis room. I i the real of the Ili Iwin Loon jul in icing out of the Hall is a iii Imin i Xis Leet with open tire Plu e. At tie extreme iii Tiern end of the i ill is the dining Jih in 17x21 feet with open lii , while 1 1 one Side is the Husturs to the Northern Mel of the main Hall a Stairi ase connects w Ith the set Olid Story. A 5 feet leads to a spacious front chamber Lonjo feet with Octagon window and Alcove. N either Side of the Hall Are Chanil ers one i Xii meet and the other i8xii> Leet. I his latter room is ornamented with a Mullion win flow. Doors at the North of the Hall open into another bedroom 17x22 feet. There Are two Bath rooms on this floor and a Large Linen closet. N the third floor Are one master s and four servant s rooms and another l Atli room making four Bath rooms in All in the House. In the basement is a Kitchen 16x18 feet a servant s dining room 10x12 feet and a laundry 14x18 feet All lathe and plastered and finished in hard Wood. Large Furnace guarantees ample heat to All parts of the House. Or. H. C. Wood is Foreman in charge Edward b. Mears. Cottages for rent or for Sale office bar Harbor. Maine. Of the carpenters and is amply demonstrating his fitness for the position. As All the work of the two houses Are being done by messes. Goddard amp Hunt the foremen having charge of the masonry and painting of or. Robert s private House have also charge of that work on quot the the open plumbing is being supplied by messes. Lumb it hade to Hillcrest quot hrs. Hoyt s re5mence. As we climb High Rook Road and turn into clefts one Road we find that Hill Crest quot the summer residence of mrs. Reuben Hoyt of new York is in the hands of the contractor. A number of improvements Are being made designed More especially for the convenience of the family rather than for any extensive adornment. Nevertheless to the second Story on the West Side of the building has been added an overhanging Bay window which greatly improves the appearance of that portion of the House. In order to provide More room for the culinary department and More improved for the Large number of servants required for the care of such an establishment it was necessary to build an addition some 22x29 feet to the Northern portion of the House. This has been done in such close keeping with the older portion that the general Appelt Ranee of the House has not been materially changed. On the inside however it was necessary to rearrange some 30 feet of the main House and petitions were removed and the rooms reconstructed. The Kitchen has been enlarged to 16x18 feet new closets built and a Cook s pantry 8xro feet added. The Butker s pantry has been almost entirely refurnished new shelves built enclosed in Glass and other improvements made. The extreme Northern portion of the House is intended for a servants dining room and it is 15x17 feet with windows on both sides and end. In tween the Kitchen and servants dining room is a Large entry 12x16 feet i his Cofty opens out on to a porch connected with a veranda which extends the entire Lengli of tie servants quarters. In Makini the addition ii two new Liim Neys had to be built and one of these has been utilized in what was originally a Logia but had More recently been enclosed with Glas. In room a Large fire place has been constructed with Apito private tiling and a Handsone mantel. On the second floor the rearranging of the older portion of the has resulted m creating a Large l de room and dressing room out of what was formerly two servant bedrooms. This room s made still More attractive by the it or Hangin Bay windows already All chd t 1. In the window a seat has been built Liik Sli de in panels. Lockers under the seat provide a coined sent a eat i ill quot the Octagon room on a lii has been greatly improved i the a edition of a Large fireplace surmount Eil by i mantel. At the right of the Hall Oei kit ols ing the front grounds is a Large Ako a. Out of which opens a Linen i lost abundantly supplied with shelves and drawers. This Alcove has a permanent seats on three sides All of which Are finished in panel work and the space under the seats utilized for lockers Similian to those built in the Bay window. To the left of the Hall is the servants Bath room while at the extreme end doors open into two servant bedrooms. These Are directly Over the servants dining room and Are each 11x13 a t i size with windows on the Side and end. The rooms Are very Light and cheerful. In the basement the most important improvement has been the building of a new laundry room. This room is i7x2< feet High studded Well lighted and and Miray adapted for the purpose for which it is intended. Doors open oat to the grounds so there Are no Steps to climb. The finishing of the House is of the Best and new hard Pine floors have been Laid wherever it was necessary. The alterations and new construction of mrs. Hosts House required the expenditure of considerable Money and taxed the ingenuity of the designer not a Little. Or. F. R. Savage the architect has happily provided for that part of the work and the contractors and builders. Messes a Hodgkins cd sons Are carrying out his plans in a Way that leaves nothing to be desired. Or. R. Ober is the 111 charge and As there was Nuu h cutting and fitting to be done a lose inspection of the Woik demonstrates his ability and faithfulness. The Chimney s and 1 s built by or. Cicore Wescott ind the Lumb ing. Of which there is consider Able is in the hands of . Lei Ilton v v Daen port whip i is a guarantee in its it in ii it will be up to Date. New Range w Ith All its Ippi to s is being supplied by messes. Lien \ Reynolds who live Lurnis Kostl of iii of the new houses which Liae Lucu Sumii Liis season w Atli sign liar tie painting is in to e lands of 1-. I. 1 Ovstei than whom there is none Bittini. La tin. Work will in i i Upit to a Bitsoli the m Coli opens. The mount desert nurseries. Miller manager. We Trees shrubs vines herbaceous and bedding plants. Planting of every kind planned and carried out. The nurseries Are open to visitors. The office and greenhouses Are upon the Schooner head Road and have Telephone connection. Want a Mages we have some desirable cottages to rent. We will 1. I i t i 1 \ Lur we will sell your propert. We will rent Mir propert w i i pc t y. All or address Clark merchant j. E Clark bldg bar Harbor me real estate brokers has. G. Burrill amp son in Elleria its Ibraih a . I los Wortlie and itar a Lailor. Ite Pri Seril iii tie following Well known like i a Suvinee iti Nimmie ii0111� Lugii Raicic f let it it a Turk. Scale Zeitter fire Lite. It o. A if View Vork. Impe Lili in. Co., ltil., of Foi Doii. 4�reeii�vl< ii Ina. It Ltd. Of Turk. iii co. Of a mitc hit tar. Kii. L a truly i11m, cd or Ilar Lefoi �1. Hunt ii Liin. Cd. Or Baotou. It Ihk it in i iii a fire cum. Of Ofili iii Liau Over firc Ina co of % a a k it Cadlick al re Ina co. Of hcs a Truk in a. New Llano paltire fire iua co. Of i. Ii. Hoff eater trnian Ina. Co. Of Rock Irater n. A we. Rogers manager. Bar Harbor Branch. First vat Oival. Daisica. M. W. Stratton architect and b�tl4lbs superin Lenini office Grant Buiu talk Rhone. Bar in i a coerce l. 8tebbins1 Seal Harbor real imitate. Cona Gss for rent. B Hildino Isis i Lita Cliff drive for he of Flo so al Harbor me., and Imp of puce exch arc n. Y. 1. Y

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