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48. "Then the sharp, crisp air of Christmas

morn, with a foot or more of new fallen
snow, glistening in the sun."

Price, 50 Cents. Postage Free.

Address,

GRIFFITH & RICKER,

Editors The Hill- Top,

Maine State Building,

South Poland, Me.



SUNDAY SERVICES.

The Venerable Archdeacon H. P. Seymour of
the Episcopal Diocese of Maine held divine service
in the Music Hall, Poland Spring House, at 11
o'clock Sunday, July 17th. His text was from
St. John, 5 : 39 ; Hebrews 1:1,2.

The Sunday evening service was held as usual
by Mr. Julius Gassauer in the dining-hall, Poland
Spring House. Miss Florence de Vere Boese of
New York sang two choice selections.



Just the Thing

To Eat Outdoors!

Take a package of PETER'S SWISS

MILK CHOCOLATE in your pocket.

Finest in the world for pic-nics,

yachting parties, and all out-door

excursions.

Carry Peter's with you on the Poland

Links!




Uff MONT, CORLISS & CO.

U. S. Selling Agents,
re Hudson Street.



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Ctb^Btts.



Mr. C. A. Sherrnan of New York is registered



here.

Mr. A. R. Dougherty of Boston is registered
here.

Mr. J. Stcsdorfer of New York arrived on the
twenty-first.

Mr. Joseph Foster of Newton, Mass., is at tlie
Mansion House.

Mr. Frank Inman, on Wednesday, hmded a
bass of two pounds.

Mr. Harry D. Delano of Boston arrived on
Saturday, -July 16th.

Rev. Father Thomas F. Brannau of Boston is
visiting Pohmd Spring.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lathrop Park of Cleve-
land are registered here.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Mack of Cincinnati,
Ohio, are at the Poland Spring House.

Mr. ,J. H. Birks of Montreal joined his fam-
ily at the Mansion House on Thursday.

Mr. Frank W. Gowen and Mr. J. E. Reynolds
of Waterville were here for a few days.

Mr. C. E. Keeler and Mrs. Keeler of New
York ai'rived the middle of the week.

Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Benedict of New York
are registered at the Poland Spring House.

Mr. H. C. Kelsey of Erie, Penn., was among
the arrivals at the Mansion House on July 19th.

Mr. W. T. Fenton of Chicago was among the
arrivals at the Poland Spring House on July 20th.

Mr. C. H. McDuffie of Boston has joined his
mother, Mrs. McDuffie, at the Poland Spring
House.

Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Watson of Swampscott
arrived at the Mansion House the middle of this
week.

Mr. Carpenter's record for bass on Thursday
was one of two and one-half pounds out of a catch
of seven.

Mrs. James Green and Master Rumsey Green
of St. Louis returned to the Poland Spring House
July 21st.

Mr. and Mrs. Wiliard A. Vose of Boston
returned to the Poland Spring House for tiic season
on Wednesday.

Mr. D. T. Worden, of New York, sou of
Admiral Worden of the 11. S. N., is at the Poland
Spring House.

Miss Beatrice Woodman and Miss Helen Wood-
man of Portlaiul are the guests of Misses Ethel and
Gladys Campbell.



The St. Charles at Atlantic City is having a
very successful season. This is one of the finest
and best conducted hotels there ; such an one as
Poland Spring guests would like best. Some of
their recent arrivals for the summer are : Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Williard, Washington, D. C. ; S. J.
Woodman and family, Philadelphia ; D. F. O'Neill
and family, Chicago; Gen. Jo Fury and family.
New York ; James Allison, Miss E. Allison, Phil-
adelphia. Their excellent orchestra, under the
direction of Alfred Keller, gives superior concerts,
of which last Sunday's is an illustration :



1. Fest Overture.


C. Latanu


2. Selection— Lohengrin.


Wagner


3. Intermezzo— from Cavalleria Rustic-ina.


Mascagni


4. Selection— Traviata.


Verdi


5. Cello Solo— a. Holy City.


Adams


b. The Palms.


Faure


MR. ALFRED LENNARTZ.




0. Selection— Carmen.


Bizet


7. a. Venetian Love Song.




6. Good Night- from a Day in Venice.


Nevin


8. Selection— 11 Trovatore.


Verdi



Corde'sVieniia Cafe

489 Congress Street, PORTLAND, ME.

The Finest Equipped Eestaurant E:i8t of lioston.
Private Dining Rooms on Second and Tliinl Floors.

IV. IV. TIBBETTS, PROP.




Hrlistic Jewelry,
Fine Leather Goods,
Sterling Silver Wares,
'^'-i^^ss^ Pine Watches,

Old Brittany Candlestick. Precious StOneS,



No. a



chiis long, 3



inches high, $2.1X1 Rich Cut Glass,
'""'"'X;!',;: """°"' Art ware and Kovelties.

Old Brittany Ware bearing authentic Coat of Arms
of men famous in the early history of New England.

Unique and Interesting Souvenirs.

We issue a fine catalogue containing thousands of
illustrations— among them many articles suitable for
prizes. This catalogue will be sent fiee upon request.



The Warren Mansfield Co*

Gold and Silversmiths,

243 Middle Street,

Ne.RLY OPPOSITE PORTLAND, ME.

FALMOUTH Hotel.



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THE ST. CHARLES, **"°n'.",°'"




THE F^INEST HOTEL ON THE COKST.

Hot and Cold Salt and Fresh Water in Every Bath. Situated in the Most Fashionable Section.

niDPr^TI \' ON THP RPA^H Every iMoile™ App„lntmcnt, includiDK private Anusl.tn Well

•-'•■vL-.Vj 1 •-. I V/kT I I IL. IJL.i-*Vjl I. on premises. Capaeitj' :i."iii. Open all the year.

Bell TelepKones in Rooms.

NEW UN HAINES.



Golf Privileges.



Before making your arrangements
for a tour next winter,

please send to Raymond and Whitcomb Co. for
their books describing their tours to

Floridat California, and Mexico*

Around the World Party, Early in September.



RAYMOND & WHITCOMB CO.,

306 Washington St., next to Old South Church,
BOSTON.
25 Union Square, New York.

1005 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

■232 South Clark Street, Chicago.

WORLD' S FA IR LINE.

THe Wabash Railroad

is the only line having tracks and depot at main entrance
World's Fair Grounds, St. Louis. Tracks with .sanitary
facilities at tliis depot for storing special trains or private
cars. Tickets, New York to St. Louis and return, S18.
Boston to St. Louis and return, S24. Philadelphia and
return, $17. Correspondingly low rates from other East-
ern points. Privilege of stopping off at Niagara Falls,
Detroit, and Chicago. Apply to nearest ticket agent for
tickets via the "Wabash." On application to

H. B. McCLELLAN, Gen'l Eastern Agt., 387 Broadway, New York,

or .J. D. McBeath, N. E. P. A., 1711 U'.i^hiiii;l..ii .■^tn-.'t, H,i>li.n,
Folders givin- twenty-four halt-lone vii-w,5 of tlie Wurlil's Fair
buildings and grouud.s will be sent FREE.



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A Pound of Pleasure,



BOSTON CHOCOLATES

A fresh supply al^vays
on S3.1e at the

POLAND SPRING HOUSE.

ArH>tir. I>eli !■ M , I ;■' aiHl I i:, r.M. lor I he

While MclJlilain-, I'mUaiHl ami I'.n.loi, c.,- I..r I'.n-h.li and

New York wi -h ,.M|.,r rai h, l;..- laiK, Sundays

ini-hidial. Ihrnii^li -lr,|"r h. ^r^^ ^ mi L dai h . cxrrlM Salnnlay,
arriving 111. rr al 7 n". \M >iii,.la\ , al s .ill A.M. for Portlandand

Boston a ii'l III! Willi. M laiii^. I'avlor oars on principal

trains In i .r.. i.\ ill.', r.ai llaiii.u. SI. .John, Bemis, Oquossoc,

Farmingt.ili, Tori Ian. I, an. I 11..-

Telephune ti..in IIh- h.m-e li> M. V. K. II. Asent, Danville
Junction, orwrilc l.ir ;;iiiil.- b.iok.s, folders, etc.. lo

F. E. BOOTHBY, Gen'l Pass. Agt., Portland, Me.



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"The Way of the World"

To the

World's Fair.
Bi^ Four Route

To

St. Louis.



Daylight Entrance
giving tile passengc
the Mississippi Riv.



1 fine



; Dii



ISC District of St. Lo

irest Big Four Agent for informal

WARREN J. LYNCH,

and Ticket Agent



and great




Michigan Central



••The Xiagara rails Route,'



To the Great St. Louis World's Exposition

STOP OVER AT

Niagara Falls, Detroit, and Chicago

Tlie trip to the Louisiana Purcliase Exposition would be
incomplete without including the splendid view otNlajrara Kails
which Is enjoyeil l>y all passengers on the Michigan Central pass'
ing Niagara by day. .Send three red stamps for Summer Vacs,
tion Tours. q. W. KUGGLES, G. P. & T. A.,

Chicago.



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Poland Spring Travel

Many little questions arise on travel matters among people who have a trip to
make, but after all the best wav to decide such is to select a route aflbrdinn; the
most comfort and pleasure for a journey, and at the same time the one that insures
you a prompt service.

For travel to Poland Spring from all points in the west,
south, and southwest, the best facilities are furnished by the
fine train service of

The Lake Shore

& Michigan Southern Railway.

Through trains from Chicago, Toledo, St. Louis, Cincin-
nati, Cleveland, Pittsburg, via ButValo, New YorU Central, aiul
Boston & Albany to Boston, with connections in that city direct
to Poland Spring.

For "Book of Trains," a little folder, entitled "Travel
Priviletres," and any desired information about travel matters
over the Lake Shore', address A. J. SMITH, G. P. & T. A.,
Cleveland. Oln'o.




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