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NEW BOOKS.

From Mrs. Garret A. Hobart.
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Rev. Tliomas H. Wallace. Rev. P. E. Brad-
ley, Rev. George Pettit of Lewiston, and Rev.
Edward F. Hurley of Portland, were here on
Thursday, and dined at the Poland Spring House.



'TIS BUT A LITTLE FADED FLOWER.

'Tis but a little faded flower,

But O, how fondly dear !
'Twill bring me back one golden hour,

Through many a weary year.
I may not to the wnrhl impart

The secret ,if its p,,wer,
But treasured in my inmost heart,

I keep my faded flower.

Where is the heart that doth not keep

Within its inmost core.
Some fond remembrance hidden deep,

Of days that are no more ?
Who hath not saved some trifling thing

More prized than jewels rare —
A failed flower, a broken ring,

A tress of golden hair?

Ellen Clementine Howarth.



Master George Ricker has returned from
Mooselucmaguntic Lake where he has been spend-
ing a week.



Position wanted by graduate nurse, specialty
nervous diseases. Has had thorough training and
practice in massage, hydrotherapy, Swedish gym-
nastics. Graduate of a leading women's college.
Willing to travel. Inquire of editor of The Hill-
Top.



Raw Furs

are

admitted

duty free

into the

United

States

from

Canada

or

anywhere.



RICH FURS.

SEASON 1904-1905.

We are showing a choice selection of Furs made up for the
coming season. Russian and Hudson Bay Sables, Royal Ermine,
Chinchilla, Alaska Seal, Broadtail, Mink, etc., etc.

AUTHENTIC DESIGNS.
SUPERIOR WORKMANSHIP.

Favorably situated in a section famous for the number of its
fine Fur= Bearing animals, and manufacturing under economical
circumstances, we can offer Furs of Quality at reasonable prices.



L. H. SCHLOSBERG,
2 Free Street,



Manufacturing Furrier,
Portland, Maine



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Visitors to some of the
Leading Spas of the world are
sometimes disappointed by be-
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ings wherein the packages are
prepared, or if admitted, are
often surprised at the lack of
care exercised in the prepara-
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To witness which ■we invite
the closest inspection. The
preliminary process of soaking
all containers in a strong solu-
tion of lye, then rinsing thor-
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brushes (generally considered
sufficiently clean) is supple-
mented by other mechanical
cleaners, invented for our sole
use.

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of sterilization and pasteuriza-
tion.

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of dust or other foreign sub-
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"1 And exported direct from San
Felicu de Guixols in the Cata-
lonian Province of Spain (whence
comes the highest quality of cork-
wood the world produces) to
Poland Spring.

The package is then sealed
with protecting labels and trade-
marks I and all arc cautioned to
see that the seal is intact, and the
cork branded) and goes forth into
the world perfectly prepared, with
all its original purity and peculiar
characteristics.



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Vol. XI.



SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1904.



No. 10.




■ AT Ul'l'EK GLOUCESTER YOU PASS A MILL.'



THROUGH THE HEART OF NEW GLOUCESTER.

ANYONE at Poland Spring who has a desire to
" do " the town of New Gloucester can stealth-
ily enter that town just before reaching the two
mile circle of the road map, on the Danville Junction
pike, "going through" Upper Gloucester when



the natives are not looking; stampeding New
Gloucester corners with a center rush, Hanking
Fogg's Corners, while the fog scorncrs are napping,
returning by the Penny Road almost in u straight
line to Sabbathday Lake, and so home without the
unsuspecting native being made aware that such



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distinguislied people had raided their quiet town
from one end to the other.

To do this is a feat worth accomplishing, for
New Gloucester is a pretty little town, if it is in
Cumberland county, which is to say, it isn't in
this county.

This drive which reaches the 9 1-2 mile circle
is all that heart could wish for excepting water,
and there isn't much of that, if we except Royal
River, which butts in every now and then, some-
times with a ground and lofty tumbling act, and
again modestly resigned to its fate, placidly oozing
out of the town into and through one corner of
Gray.

At Upper Gloucester you pass a mill, not one
of the Corbett-Jeffries variety with six ounce
gloves, but of the saw description, with no wide-
spreading pond, but a river, choked by a dam in
its free rural delivery, retaining in an undigested
condition numerous and sundry logs of various
dimensions, ready to be seen by the saw in the
said mill, and made into shingles and other bric-a-
brac.

Right here let me say that 1 saw a sign-board
stating that the Shaker Settlement was three miles
away, but wanting a stick of sealing wax, I
stopped in the department store near by, where I
saw a Shaker paying a bill, which led me to
inquire if that was the Shaker settlement, and he
said it was. Hence my confusion.

We will now pass on, along a very good and
high road, with broad and liberal views on various
subjects, extending for miles on either side, until
we reach New Gloucester itself, whei'e is located
the United States Post-Office and numerous other
public buildings, and some very charming residences.

Falling down hill now to the railroad, where
two trunk-line lines are crossed, and Fogg's Ferry,
or rather Fogg's Corners, are turned round.

This port of entry is the head of navigation for
sailing or steam craft of one-half inch draft, and
the piers and dry yellow dock of Bea Brook are
worth the price of admission.

Bearing to the right after leaving all there is of
Fogg's Corners, and continuing on to where the
tropic of Capricorn crosses the north pole on the
nine and a half mile circle and the Grand Trunk
Railway.

Now you take a bee line for Gloucester Hill,
scaling the dizzy heights, two hundred feet in
diameter or circumference, I forget which, and
proceeding with all due diligence and .speed to
Sabbathday Lake, and home past the Siiakers, or
around the east coast, if you prefer.

New Gloucester has much to boast of. It is as
old as 1735 and has given birth to some notable
people, and long residence to numerous others.
Hon. S. C. Fesseuden, Hon. Peleg W. Chandler,



and the mother of Hon. W. W. Thomas, U. S.
Minister to Sweden, were born in this town. Gen.
Samuel Fessenden and Hon. Wra. Pitt Fessenden
lived there, and delightful to relate, the town has
no debt.

The roads generally on this drive are very
good, the stretch from Gloucester Hill to Sabbath-
day Lake being almost entirely through a solid
forest.

The way much of the distance was lined with
choke cherries ; being of no value whatever, they
are very abundant, giving delight only to the
small boy.

The Foggs of New Gloucester, while thick, in
the sense of being numerous, are not dense, at
least, those I talked with were easily seen through.

One peculiar thing about Maine, which applies
to New Gloucester, is that there is so much snow
in winter, that the coast, at that time, extends all
over the state.

Returning to the subject of the Shakers, reminds
me that I had an old conundrum with a new tinale
propounded to me on my return from this drive.

What did Lot do when his wife turned into a
pillar of salt ? He became a shaker.



Mr. John C. Haynes and Mrs. Haynes of
Boston have returned to the Poland Spring House.

Mrs. F. Hallenbeck and John Hallenbeck of
Montclair, N. J., are at the Poland Spring House.

Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Lombard, Jr., of Brook-
line, Mass., are located in the Maine State Build-
ing.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Candee of Riverton,
New Jersey, were among the arrivals on August
27th.

Mr. and Mrs. David A. Brady and Mr. and
Mrs. E. J. Sward arrived from New York
Thursday .

Mrs. DeWitt C. West and Miss Grace A.
Easton of Louville, N. Y., are at the Poland
Spring House.

Piiiladelpiiia visitors on September 1st were
Miss A. M. Fox, Miss E. Bosson and Mrs.
Edward C. Knight.



Last call, last Hill-Top. Now then, let us
ask you an important question. When and where
can so happy a combination exist for having a
photograph taken as at Poland Spring? As a
matter of fact here you have the advantage of
healthful conditions, your own apartments to pre-
pare in, and practically step into the studio ; you
have one of the best of modern photographers, and
another year you will be a year older.



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GOLF.

On Saturday, August 27tli, there was an invi-
tation putting tournameut for children, given by
Master George Hose. Two cups were given for
the girls and two for the boys. Flowers were
presented to all the contestants and lunch was
served in the grove. Miss Helen Johnson won
first prize for girls aud Miss Francis Sinithers
second. Boys' first prize was won by Howard
Holton aud second prize by Rumsey Green. Tlic
followins are the scores in detail :



Helen Johnson, .
Evelyn Hnffman
Marion Ricker, .
Mildred Lindsay,
Ethel Campbell,
Katherine Shaw,
Sarah Bradford,



GIRLS.
Qualifying Round.
. . 46 Francis Sniithers, . .
. . 50 Gladys Campbell, . .
. . 52 Jennie Cooper, . . .
. . 52 Georgiana Sniithers, .

. . 52 Eifl Bovee

. . 5i Marguerite Thompson,
. . 54 Mary Rii-ker, . . . .

-Match Play.



First Round.-
Helen Johnson beat Mildred Lindsay, 4 up, ;i to play.
Ethel Campbell beat Katherine Shaw, 2 up, 1.
Marion Ricker beat Evelyn Huffman, 1 up.
Francis Smithers beat Sarah Bradford, 3 up, 2.

Semi-Finals.
Helen Johnson beat Ethel Campbell, 1 up.
Francis Smithers beat Marion Ricker, 5 up, 4.

Finals.
Helen John,son beat Francis Smithers, 5 up, 4 to play.

BOYS.
Qualifying Round.

. . 44 James W. Ricker, . .

. . 45 George Rose

Frank Huffman, . .

Dexter Marsh, . . .

Wallace Johnson, . .



Howard Holton
Davis Pearson, . . .

Lee Graves

Edward P. Ricker, Jr.
Rumsey Green, . . .
Charles Blackweil,



First Round— Match Play.
Rumsey Green l)eat Edward P. Ricker, Jr., 1 up.
Davis Pearson beat Lee Graves, 2 up.
James W. Ricker beat Charles Blackweil, 4 up, :_t to ])lay.
Howard Holton beat George Rose, 1 up.

Semi-Finals.
Rumsey Green beat Davis Pearson, 1 ui>.
Howard Holton beat James W. Ricker, 1 up.

Finals.
Howard Holton beat Rumsey Green, 5 up, 4 to play.

There was a putting tournament for both the
ladies and gentlemen on Wednesday, August olst,
for cups presented by the hotel. INIiss Kosaland
Longley won first ladies' prize; Miss Mabel Chic'k,
second. N. E. Mallouf, first gentlemen's prize;
E. B. Hart, Jr., second. Geo. C. Keep made the
lowest score in the qualifying round. The scores
were :



LADIES.
QuALiFviNO Round.

Miss Rosalind r>onglev, 41; Mr.s. W. H. Lord, 42; Mrs.
Graves, 42; Mrs. Henry Coffin, 42; Mi.ss Mabel Cliick, 42;
Miss E. F. Ivers, 4."; Mrs. Longley, 43; Miss Constant
Johnson, 44; Miss Emilv Lockwood, 45; Mrs. W. A. Sand-
ford, 45; Mrs. J. L. Porter, 45; Mrs. I. B. >Iohnson, 46;
Mrs. John S. Lees, 4li; Miss Helen Fay, 47; Mi.ss Eleanor
Lindsay, 47; Miss Peterson, 48; Mrs. T. C. Noves, 48; Miss
Helen B. Johnson, 48; Miss M. B. Dver,4'.l; Miss A. Peter-
son, 4i); Mi.ss M. Nelson, 50; Miss Hallock, .50; Miss Clara
fay, ,'51; Miss Madeleine Matthews, 51; Miss S. Niles, 51;
Mrs. F. T. Huffman, 52; Mrs. J. F. Schoonraaker, 6:3; Mrs.
Bonflls, 56.

Mrs. Addison Allen, Mrs. S. P. Nelson, Mrs. T. H.
Wickwire, Jr., Mrs. R. N. Dyer, Miss M. Peterson, Mrs.
Moses, Mrs. Pettit, Mrs. H. P. I)i.\ou, Mrs. J. G. Lindsay,
Miss Gertrude Bovee, withdrew.

First Round— Match Plat.
Miss Johnson beat .Mrs. Longley, 2 up.
Miss Chick beat Mrs. Coffin, 1 up.
Miss Ivers beat Mrs. Lord, 3 up 2.
Miss Longley beat Mrs. Graves, :i up 2.

Semi-Finals.
Miss Chick beat Miss Johnson, 2 up 1.
Miss Longley beat Miss Ivers, 4 up 3.

Finals.
Miss Rosaland Longley beat Miss Mabel Chick, 2 up.

fCoutinuetl on page 7.]



Krora J\ily 1 to September 1. Residence at Poland
Spring House, South Poland, Mo.



DR. MILTON C. WEDGWOOD,



lOl Pine Street



Lewiston. Me.



OWEN, MOORE & GO.

Portland. Me.

(UKSTS AT P01..tXI> SPI{l>(i

ARE RESPECTFULLY RKMINDED THAT ORDERS
FOR ALL ARTICLES OF WEARING APPAREL,
FOR HIGH -CLASS HABERDASHERY, GLOVES,
UNDERCLOTHING, SHIRT WAISTS, HOSIERY,
MATERIALS FOR ART NEEDLE-WORK, GOLF
CLUBS ANO BALLS, TOILET ARTICLES, TKW-
ELRY, JAPANESE WARE, PRIZES FOR ALL
SPORTING AND CARD CONTESTS, ETC., MAY

BE SENT TO OWEN, MOORE * CO. (Port-
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RECEIVED IN THE EVENING OF THE SAME
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Montreal, Canada. Gravenhurst, On



M



"The land of laiies and islands— the Killarney of America."



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THE FRINGED GENTIAN.
I.

In thee, bright mirror ot the autumn skies
Is lieaveii's dear blue betrayed to downcast eyes,
Earth wears tliee as a Queen her sapphire crown,
When royal still, she lays her sceptre down.
Nature's last gift thou art, how fair, how dear,
Dropped from the chill hand ot the fading year.

II.

The sun, beloved of the passionate rose.

Sought all in vain to break thy long repose,

The soft south winds caressed thee, and the showers

Wooed thee with tears to join the world of flowers.

Vainly did summer all her glories give,

Only the frost's first touch could make tliee live.

III.

Ah! there are lives that never bloom aright
While e'er the sun of happiness shines bright.
No summer joy fulfills their brightest need
Nor shows the way life's deeper meaning lead.
Only at sorrow's touch their souls unfold
Revealing all the sweetness that they hold.

SosAN Marr Spalding.



MORNING HORSEBACK RIDE.

On Tuesday morning at seven o'cloi'k fourteen
saddle-horses stood in front of tlie Poland Spring
House to carry the guests on their twenty mile
ride before lireakfast. Mr. MacMahon of the
Durland Riding Academy had charge of the party,
while Mrs. Inman chaperoned them.

Those present were: Miss Lockwood, the
Misses Peterson, Miss Fay, Miss Nelson, Miss
Pettit, Master Pettit, Mr. John Huffman, Mr.
Van Voorhees, Mr. Fay, Mr. Voseand Mr. P^lkins.

That charming ride around the Middle Lake to
West Poland and around Tripp Lake to the Sum-
mit Spring Hotel was taken.

Here the party dismounted and were served
with an excellent breakfast. They were joined by
Miss Florence Peterson and Miss L'Engle, who
are noted pedestrians of Poland Spring.



The point of view, is Poland Spring and About
There ; 48 views, 50 cents.



PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE.

Friday evening, August 26th, tlic progressive
euchre party, whi



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