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“The More Abundant Life’’ by Louise D. Chamberline


Gloucester, Cape Ann First white man to visit its shores was Thorwald in 1004. Harbor called by Norsemen “‘Krossanes.” Gosnold landed here in 1602 and found the place had been used as a base by Portuguese fisher- men. In 1605 Champlain sailed by the Cape but did not land. The next year, September 1606, he entered the harbor which he named Le Beauport and made a map of it. Attacked by 200 In- dians and sailed away the next day. In 1614 Capt. John Smith named it Cape Ann after Anne of Denmark, mother of King Charles I. First permanent set- tlement of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1623.

Stage Fort Park at westerly entrance of city. Site of settle- ment of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1623-24. Tablet in com- memoration of that fact placed on face of large boulder. Conant, Half Moon and Stone beaches.

Rafe’s Chasm and Norman’s Woe. Scene of “Wreck of the Hesperus.” At Magnolia, Hes-

perus avenue. Fissure in solid rock cliff is 60 feet deep and 12 feet wide.

Mother Ann profile in Stone discovered in 1892 by Capt. William Thompson of Salem at tip end of Eastern Point. Dog Bar breakwater extends from a half mile long, completed in 1904 and extends from this point. On Eastern Point are

many of the show residences of : the North Shore. “The Ram-

ART AND DRAMATIC Being a Review of Theatrical Topics and the Artist Colony








parts” occupies site of Fort Independence.

Ten Pound Island in outer harbor; government fish hatch- ery thereon. Used as sheep pas- ture in early days. Five Pound Island in inner harbor; both so named for amounts in colonial money originally sold for.

Thompson’s mountain, or Mt. Anne, West Gloucester, highest elevation on the Cape, 255 feet above sea level. Fine view rang- ing from Mt. Agamenticus on Maine coast to Wachusett Moun- tain, Bunker Hill Monument to Boston Bay. Tract given over as reservation in memory of Lawrence Minot; thickly wooded, favorite picnic resort; reached from New Way Lane. Nearby is Haskell’s pond, from which city’s water is secured.

Ravenswood Park, natural for- est area extending from Fresh Water Cove to West Gloucester. Reached from Fresh Water Cove or the so-called Old Salem road, Western avenue. Mason Wal- ton’s cabin, “Hermit of Bond’s Hill,” on this road. Well worth frequenting.

Beacon or Governor’s Hill, near center of city, from Wash- ington street. Small reservation at top from which a fine view may be obtained.

Dogtown Commons, site of deserted Revolutionary settle- ment. Reached from Gee av: enue, Riverdale. Fine example of boulder deposits of glacial period. “Whale’s Jaw,” best

known of these boulders, at edge of common. Rocking stone, etc., now taken over by the city as a water shed.

Wharves skirting the water front, interesting as affording “close-up” of fish curing, etc.

Babson House, opposite Ellery House, erected by Col. John Low about 1745. Old slave pens in attic.

Main street, first known as Fore, afterwards as Front street. Principal business avenue. Laid out 1642. Middle street, para- lleling Main, contains many old colonial houses and the Judith Sargent house, the grounds of which, originally extending to Main street have been restored.

On Middle street are the First Parish (Unitarian) Church, old- est in Gloucester; Independent Christian (Universalist) first Universalist society in America, church edifice erected 1805; St. John’s Episcopal Church, Trin- ity Congregational Church and the First Baptist Church.

Sawyer Free Library and Reading Room, Middle street, adjoining Unitarian church. In- terior fine specimen of colonial woodwork. Originally home of Thomas Sanders, merchant.

Old Town Hall Square, at junction of Middle and Wash- ington streets. Beautiful Ameri- can Legion Memorial building and monument on which was placed statue of Joan of Are by Anna Vaughn Hyatt.

Fort Point, at western side of inner harbor, down Commer- cial street from Main, fortified in 1743. Now Italian quarter and rendezvous of fishermen of that nationality.

Drives around the Cape: Up Washington street,’ through Riverdale, past Annisquam, Bay View, Lanesville into Pigeon Cove, Rockport and completing the circuit to Gloucester. Al- most a continuous ocean view, which was completed when the Bass Rocks-Land’s End stretch was completed.

Beaches: Little Good Harbor and Long Beaches, between Bass Rocks and Land’s End, Rock- port. Wingaersheek Beach, West Gloucester, largest on Cape, two miles long, 600 feet deep at low tide; reached from Essex avenue, West Gloucester, down Concord street.

Quarries at Bay View and Pigeon Cove, among largest in country, near main highway.

Blynman canal, first cut in 1642 by Rev. Richard Blynman, at Western entrance of city.

Drives: “Little Heater,” Pac: Hole” at West Glouces- er.

Old Salem road, first high- way from the town, blazed out in 1626, when part of the set- tlers went to Salem. Down Hes- perus avenue (discontinued in 1892) to Salem. Name errone- ously applied to Old Pest House

road, leading through Ravens- - wood park from Western ave. 5

CapE ANN SHORE, July 10, 1936

Gloucester has lost an eminent citizen. the many highlights of his career would be surplusage. Of the three imposing names of the nineteenth century those of Cecil Rhodes, Dr. Jameson and John Hays Ham- Having completed his active career

mond will outstand.

he chose Gloucester in which to spend his riper years. It is fitting that the end came here quietly and peacefully as the western sun was sinking on the clear, farther horizon of Gloucester bay. There was no moaning of the bar when his bark put forth

loved the place and its people.

on the last voyage.

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SINCE THE LAST issue of the Shore things have happened, epochal in their import. The groggy old world emerging from the Great War was just coming back on an even keel, having been knocked down until the crosstrees were buried in water, when another hurricane struck her squarely amid- ships and again thrust her on her beam ends and now the good ship wallows and strains to right herself and square away on a course of sanity. Excuse mixed metaphors—if you detect any.

First that world stabilizer, King George died. Sig Mussolini had gone off on the African rampage. Sick at heart the King, dreading another World War drench of the kingdoms best blood sank beneath the terrific strain and was gathered to his fathers. Then came Ed- ward the Eighth and the opening days of his reign have not been auspicious. Anthony Eden bravely met the Roman challenge with England’s fleet. But Trafalgar has not been repeated. Sold out by the duplicity of Laval and Amer- ican sanctions—both political sides tak- ing no chances with the Italian vote in this critical Presidential year in New York—England has suffered the most humiliating discomfiture in its history. But there’s a saying that the English always lose every round but the last when she scores a knockout. Time will tell.

Then Herr Hitler, seizing opportunity by ‘the forelock repeats the old Teutonic trick of making scraps of paper of treaties and boldly leaping the barrier takes possession of the Nomans’ land across the Rhine and calmly asks what are you going to do about it?

Japan with its modern Genghis Khans is moving westward with terrific speed halted only by Russia. China is virtually gobbled up. Looking eastward the Nipponese, according to newspaper reports, are reported to have made over- tures to a South American power for a


To recount


her time.

cession of the Galapagos islands in ex- change for a nagreement to come to the defense of that power should an aggres- sor make such a course necessary. Gal- apagos a short distance from Panama. What power does Japan have in mind? For the Japanese hold that if America can decree and maintain a Munroe doc- trine for the western hemisphere what logical objection to her assuming the same suzerainty over Asia and Austral- sia? And why, indeed, when you come to analyize it? The only doubt about it is whether Japan can back up her pre- tensions with sufficient force to comply respect and acquiescence. More than ever this is the age of the Right of Might, tooth and claw.

Nor is this virus of economic unrest confined to these major powers. Even Spain and Portugal which ten years ago were thought firmly anchored to the an- cient teachings, civic, economic and clerical, have completely revolutionized the old order of things. Down in Mex- ico the same state of affairs. Verily the world is upside down.

The death of Kipling marks the pass- ing of the world’s greatest poet and lit- erary light of the century from 1850 on. He too—the Empire’s greatest exponent —went saddened to his death hastened by the debacle of his latest days. He sleeps beside the men who have made England great—in war, literature and science. It is fitting that justice should come to him, although posthumously.

While there is no mistaking the omin- ous important of the big black clouds rolling steadily eastward from the Pa- cific front, the United States has not been embroiled. Fortunately the elder statesmen of all political parties are as one on the most important essential that

America shall not become involved in

any way in these foreign entanglements. Even our disarmament friends now per- ceive clearly that our salvation depends upon adequate naval and land defenses, mainly the former.

In this country floods and droughts of a magnitude not witnessed in a cen-

His was no lip service: The establishment of a Fish- erman’s Home for aged and penniless mariners; the gift of a Fisherman’s Rest at Beachbrook instead of an un- marked mound in the Potter’s field; the substantial dona- tions to the local hospital and charitable institutions and

the numerous unrecorded deeds of kindness while he lived all evinced the depth, sincereity and measure of the man. And in this worthy work, sitting at his elbow was that devoted helpmate who ranks with the notable women of Their like may not pass our way again.

tury have punished the Earth and wiped Huey Long, who strode the national terrain, a po- litical Colussus, has been wiped out—by the too common and ominous route of assassination—for this country. The Bonus legions, repulsed often but never ried every stronghold of their opponents

out millions of property.

defeated have, in a grand assault, car- and emerged victorious in attaining They are yet to be Going into war they Now they No welching will

their objective. reckoned with. were promised everything.

are going to cash in. be tolerated.

The time has come for sober thinking and sane action in the halls of legisla- tion. Gen. Pershing voiced a warning at the graduation at West Point that it was only by adequate protective meas- ures could this country be insured against aggression. Let no one scoff at such warning. Smug in our notion that 3000 miles of water on every frontier but the north protects us from inva- sion we have laughed such prophecies off—especially the inlanders.

Time and space and deep sea water have been annihilated by modern inven- tion. Within a year the giant Zepps will make the Atlantic crossing in 30 hours. One of these air frigates carry- ing tons of destructive matter and gasses, screened by an artificial clouds, can wipe out our largest cities in a night—Chicago as easily as New York. What might a fleet of a hundred of these do in one night? Then there is the per- fected subarine. It ravaged our New England coastline in the World War al- most within sight of Cape Ann. It can do so again and more effectually. The grim and sobering thought is thrust un- welcomely home that, will he, nil he, the time is not so far away when the United States must fight defensively, if not of- fensively, for its very existence. From the Pacific as well as the Atlantic. We might as well face this fact and prepare for it.

Cape ANN SHorgE, July 10, 1936


For Grandpa


Buck up, Grandpa, start to smile You’ll soon be living in great style

When the Townsend Plan gets working, You’ll be every labor shirking. While we younger folks are busy,

You can invest in a “‘tin-Lizzie.” Off to Revere you can go,

There take part in every show. Play the horses and the dogs,

Art and Dramatic

The season opens auspiciously for the Gloucester Society of Art- ists which is one of the leading so- cieties of its kind in the country. The officers for the coming year, alert for its interests, comprises Oscar Anderson, president; Stanley Woodward, vice-president; Everett C. Forbes, treasurer, and Alida C. Anderson, secretary. The exhibi- tion committee for 1936 includes B. Manfred Thornberg, chairman; Os- car Anderson, Elsa Anschutz, Stan- ley Woodward and Raymond Car- ter, Charles E. Dennison of the committee, having passed on during the winter.

Its galleries near the Hawthorne

Inn are most commodious and ideal- ly located. The first exhibtion

opened July 4 and will close Tues- day, August 8. Each exhibition will consist of paintings and sculp- ture in the large gallery; little pic- tures in the Little Picture gallery and prints and drawings in the Print room.

The second exhibition will open Saturday, August 8 and close Sun- day, September 13. Last day for entry of work, August 8. Exhibit will be completely changed for the second exhibition. Work from out of town should be sent to Joseph A. Nunes, agent, Center st., Glou- cester, express charges and agent’s fee to be paid by the artists. The Society has issued a comprehensive circular which may be obtained by addressing the secretary, Alida C. Anderson, Box 8, Gloucester.


Dress up in the best of togs

You'll be welcome in every direction,

For you MUST spend your monthly pension You’ll not have to worry or fret.

Your Uncle Sam will see to that

Who wouldn’t be a carefree man

Hurrah for Doc Townsend and his Plan!

Who wouldn’t welcome sixty and over

Then, Grandpa, you’ll live in clover!



Arthur C. Smith of Rockport and St. Petersburg, Fla., has opened his gallery for another season.

Those who are “art hungry” may sup on good wholesome art without a cover charge and study the tech- nique of the paintings now on dis- play.

Many distinguished artists who are either resident or summering at this picturesque town are repre- sented by some of their best work.

Mr. Smith has made the rounds of the artists’ studios and picked out little gems to be displayed on the gallery walls. Many of the small paintings would brighten up a dark space in any home, and the most fastidious collectors would deem it an honor to own most any of the paintings.

It would seem that the depres- sion has brought the artists down from painting mammoth canvases to the small size paintings which no doubt are nearer to what the public can pay for. Many of these are direct studies from nature and completed in one sitting, with all the freshness of the early morn- ing’s dew in them.

Aldro T. Hibbard, N.A., tops the list of exhibitors. His small snow pictures of scenes in Vermont, ex- press so nicely the feeling of win- ter when all is snowy white. Hib- bard never disappoints his public with his masterful paintings.

We also like Galen J. Perrett’s work, his marines are so colorful; they are rendered with precision, the swirl of the sea as it crashes over the rocks has a_ beautiful foamy qaulity which many of the painters of the sea do not seem to register. Stanley W. Woodward, a new arrival in the Rockport Art Colony, is classed with the best painters of the sea. His two ma- rines are sparkling. Local sea

painters are Parker Perkins and Gilbert Margeson, who are also worshippers of the angry sea. They work the best while the waves dash high against the rocky shore.

Our versatile Anthony Thieme can paint a pictorial subject which pleases the public taste, and, what would an exhibition be along the North Shore without the famous Motif No. 1?

Marguerite Pearson has a lovely painting entitled “Playing the Me- lodeon,” a nice composition and is painted charmingly.

Others who have good work on display are Emile Gruppe, Frank Rines, Grace Russell, M. Bennett- Brown, Raymond Carter, Joseph Higgins, Otis P. Cook, Jr., Mary W. Wagner, A. F. Jacobson, Yar- nell Abbott, and J. Eliot Enneking.

The public is cordially invited to attend, and is open daily to Sep- tember 15.


John Lonergan of New York City has been occupying one of the Sav- age studios during June.

Yarnall Abbott of Philadelphia has arrived at his Main st. studio for a stay late into the season.

The Misses Cora and Marie Guil- lion of Philadelphia are again domiciled at the studio in Dock sq. which they have occupied for sev- eral seasons.

Frederick Lebrun, an artist with Mrs. Lebrun, have taken one of the Cleaves studios on Pigeon Hill for a stay into September.

J. Eliot Enneking of Brookline and Rockport, is holding an exhibi- tion of his oil paintings at the Fire- side Studio, 7 Dock sq., Rockport, from July 6 to September 15, daily

from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. except Sun- days. The public is cordially in-

vited to attend the exhibition. There are many local scenes of Gloucester and Rockport to be

shown, Connecticut

also Mystic, and Kearsarge, New Hampshire. Among the paintings to be on

display are as follows: “Moat Mountain,” “The Spirit of Spring,” “Motif No. 1,” “Gloucester Inner Harbor,” and many other paintings of interest. Mr. Enneking is also represented by his work at Rock- port Art Association, North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester So- ciety of Artists, Bearskin Neck Gallery, Barn Door and the Art Mart in Rockport.

LITTLE VERSES We are gentlemen.

That neither in our hearts, nor out: ward eyes,

Envy the great, nor do the low despise. Abundance is a blessing to the wise: The use of riches in discretion lies;

Learn this, ye men of wealth—a heavy purse In a fool's pocket is a heavy curse.


Not in the clamor of the crowded


Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,

But in ourselves are triumph and defeat.


The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they while their companions slept Were toiling upward in the night.

ce ereer

Our lives are albums written through

With good or ill, with false or true;

And as the blessed angels turn

The pages of our years,

God grant they read the good, with smiles,

And blot the ill with tears.

Carpe ANN Snore, July 10, 1936


Extends Welcome Hand To Summer Residents --- Taxes Lowered $3.00 For Current Year --- Fame As Summer and Permanent Home Grows


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ROCKPORT SEEMS TO BE on the down grade in the right way. The assessors announce that they have re- duced the rate of taxation from $36 to $33 for the current season. This is the lowest since 1933 when the rate was $30.

The descent has not been easy, but the manner in which it has been ac- complished may furnish an example to all communities, great and small.

Originally all Cape Ann was the town of Gloucester, but in 1840 the northeastern section thought it best to get set off by itself, and the “harbor,” as Gloucester proper was known at the time, offered no protest. So in four years more the town may, in mid-Sum- mer, observe its centennial as a cor- porate entity if it so desires and it probably does.

The principal occupation has in the long run been fishing. Lacking an in- closed harbor the main part of the

populace either berthed their boats at Annisquam or sometimes at Little Good Harbor as circumstances placed them.

However, its citizens energetically looked ahead to establishing manufac- turing. Accordingly a large cotton duck mill—to furnish sails for the Glou- cester fleet—was built, and a colony of skilled weavers brought over from Eng- land. This burned flat Dec. 9, 1883, and was never rebuilt. Smaller indus- tries, such as an organ factory, ising- glass, from fish sounds, and others came into existence, but the great boost ahead came after the Civil War when the demand for building material opened up the quarries, some 600 men being em- ployed in the most prosperous times. But strange to say in the most prosper- us era of the building trade, the 1920- 30 decade, these quarries as a working concern practically went out of exist- ence. Since then no major occupation has come in to take its place.

Augmented by the abnormal welfare costs, the citizens faced one of the most difficult problems of any in the state. They rallied and took stock. “What have we as an asset?” The observing made answer. ‘One of the most beau- tiful stretches of seashore for Summer and permanent homes in the state, the possibilities of which are _ scarcely scratched.”

Welcomed Summer People

For several years past, retired people, those with incomes, had discovered in Rockport just the ideal conditions of living they desired for the Autumn of life. '

Here was the answer, said the towns- people: “Let’s join hands with these people, make them welcome as neigh- bors, and induce them to bring in their friends.” And they went ahead along that line.

The town for some years had an ad-

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visory committee which passed upon the articles involving expenditure of money proposed in the annual warrant which were pared down and its recom- mendations always followed in the main,

This season the committee was vir- tually dominated by a Summer comer who had just become a permanent resi- dent. The motto was to pare down and get down to a_ pay-as-you-go system without stretching economy into parsi- mony. Its recommendations were adopt- ed without ado with the resultant de- crease in taxes. For example the po- lice wanted a cruising car with radio equipment. Granted it was a good thing but it must wait for a later date. And so down the line to a decrease of $3 per thousand.

In the past five years the Summer resident interest in Rockport has grown steadily. More and more the little pitched roofed colonial bungalows known as Cape Cod houses but which are nu- merous and perhaps indigenous to Cape Ann have been purchased by those who, closing a business career, seek a town where conditions are quiet and to their liking. At present the ratio of Summer resident real estate valuation is as three to one for the permanents, about the same as in Gloucester.

So, pointed in the direction of mak- ing their shore acres more desirable from every standpoint to the outsider who comes either for a Summer or permanent home, the citizens are bend- ing every effort to develop the bounti- ful excess of natural beauty which they have as an asset to its highest possi- bility, and it has taken occasion in this matter of the constituency of its ad- visory board, to show that this feeling is no empy gesture and they are not out “to soak the rich’ supposedly person who comes down for a Summer or per- manent home.

In 1884 the people realizing that if a big seawall could be built their harbor would become one of the finest in the world put the project over. This work undertaken and about a third com- pleted was abandoned some 25 years ago by advice of the army engineers and a hard blow struck at the interests of the town.

Yankee Town

In consequence Rockport remains a typically “Yankee” town as regards population. The directory and town officials contain the names in increasing numbers of the descendants of early settlers. The opening of the stone quarries brought in more reecnt years large numbers of Swedish and later of

the Finnish peoples—all literate to a high degree in their own languages and English also. They are not much given to office seeking but blend quietly into the productive activities of the town.

Recently an effort was made to in- terest the national Government into completing the unfinished breakwater. The argument advanced—and with some plausibility—was that if so many mil- lions were to be spent on Quoddy, Sandy Bay breakwater was equally deserving if not more so. Some $5,000,000 would have completed the breakwater and giv- en employment for several years to ev- ery unemployed stone worker on the cape.

The above mentioned summer resi- dents who officiated with such marked success was Mr. T. H. C. Gibb.


Beverly Farms

Even though the exact nature of the St. John’s Church fair on Thursday, July 30, is to be a deep, dark secret right up until the last minute, the heads of the various tables and other features have just been revealed. The rummage table, which always has a crowd around it, is under the super- vision of Mrs. W. Galbraithe Mitchell of Beverly aFrms. This table has such a fascination for most people that it was found necessary to add a great many assistants. All the wonderful vegetables from North Shore gardens will be sold by a group of ladies with Mrs. Charles K. Cummings in charge. It seems very appropriate that Mrs. Russell Burrage should head the flow- er table. The ‘‘useful and fancy” ar- ticles table is another popular one and the Women’s Auxiliary, with Mrs. Bradford H. Burnham at the head, has charge of this. Mrs. Thomas Barbour will be at te chake and candy table, and Miss Eleanor Coolidge, with a group of friends, is to be debu- tante cigarette-and-balloon salesgirl.

On that day every one might just as well plan to stay all day and lunch in the cafeteria which will be run by Mrs. Henry Lee; while still on the food subject lighter refreshments are to be served by the girls’ club of the church. One always finds a most unique and intriguing grab bag at this fair, and this year Miss Frances Fab- yan is in charge of it. Games for all the shore children and some that will even fascinate their elders, are to be sold by Mrs. Bayard Warren.

Books and more books will go like lightning with Mrs. Lyon Weyburn at the head of this department. The en-

tertainment and “features” all the ideas for various costumes and out of the ordinary things, will be direct- ed by Mrs. Nathaniel S. Simpkins. Mrs. Gordon Abbott, Jr., has quite a job on her hands with the placing of posters and notices in all the stores in the vicinity, while at the head of the publicity department is Miss Elise Sortwell. Gardens

Another reminder is that there are just a few more days to wait until the twenty of the North Shore’s most beautiful gardens are to be opened to the public by the ladies of the North Shore Garden Club, with Mrs. W. En- dicott Dexter as chairman. * This is really a rare opportunity that no lover of gardens and places can afford to miss.


Arrivals at The Turk’s Head Inn: Miss T. E. Hayes, Mrs. J. E. Jackson, Mrs. Wil- liam Sullivan, Miss Marie J. MacCorry, the Misses O’Meara, Boston; Miss Nightengale, New York; Miss J. C. Phetteplace, Providence; Miss M. F. Dodge, Brooklyn; Miss Mary Parker, Louisville; Mrs. William B. Law- rence, New York City; Mrs. James Barrett, Miss Florence Barrett, Hartford; Mrs. Wallace King, Mrs. Edward Shoemaker, H. W. Turn- bull, Baltimore.

Straitsmouth Inn: Misses Margaret and Dorothy Jones, Miss Alice Skilton, Miss Harriet A. Osborne, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bart- lett, Cambridge; Mrs, Willis H. Sanborn, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams, Springfield; Miss Dorothy W..Calkins, Plainfield; Mrs. G. F. Pumpelly, Lexington; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wilkins and family, Miss Mildred Stone, Win- chester; Mrs. C. L. Little, Arlington; the Misses Eager, Grafton; Mrs. Grace C. Kemp- ton, Miss Rosalind Kempton, Boston; Miss Amy R. Merriam, Rocky Hill; Miss Ellen Brennan, Laconia; Miss Mary Eastwood, Miss Anne S. Jenks, Blanche C. Vose, Albany; Mrs. A, Shude, Exeter; the Misses Vallin, Detroit; Miss Shryock, Philadelphia; Mrs. C. L. Wight, Honolulu; Miss Elizabeth Chase, Miss Helen Browning, Mrs. Julia S. Carpenter, Provi- dence; Mrs. May Wilder Gunn, New York; Miss Isabella Wright, Mrs. Bixby, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. William T. Covert, Philadelphia; Mrs. E. D. Barnum, Mrs. W. T. Hardy, Mrs. Austin Huntington, New York; Miss Mary Etta Sutherland, Scotland.

Manning House: Mrs. S. K. Eaton, Boston; Miss Elizabeth Shine, Cambridge; Miss Char- lotte Johnson, Boston; Miss Margaret Murphy, Miss Ruth Gurley, Worcester; Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Butler, Holyoke; Miss Helen K. Way, Brookline; Mrs. A. H. McOwen, Philadelphia.

Hotel Edward: Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Kelly and daughter, Boston; Mr. John A. Montgom- ery, Boston; Winthrop L. Carter, New Hamp- shire; Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Kuiper, Wiscon- sin; Mr. and Mrs: John Casey, Jr., Troy.

Pancoast Manor: Mrs. James Cutler, Brookline; Mr. and Mrs. Kraushaw, New York; Mr. C. H. Archibald and party, Mon- treal; Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Marshall, Bronx- ville.

‘NEVER HAS the North Shore, es- pecially Cape Ann, looked as fresh and vernal; in few seasons has it been equalled. While other sections have been searéd by the blistering sun this promonotory thrust into the ocean has been laved by gentle rains and drenched by sea-fog all of which have contributed to the most luxuriant growth seen in many a year. Old Eng- land has been somewhat noted for its spring fogs but it has nothing on the Cape Ann sector of New England, well named in this respect. This is especially noticeable to the incoming people who make this section their home and the change and the cool sea air has been most welcome. Especially have the conditions favored the trees which appear thriftier than ever. What a combination, sea and shore, broad expanses of ocean and mile on mile of virgin woodland—sixteen snow-driven beaches—Cape Ann lit- erally windswept and sea-washed on all sides of the compass. Its roads and drives and countryside. Destined to be the summer and permanent home of a hundred thousand people ere the sands of the next twenty-five years have rolled down the neck of time’s hour glass. Fortunate they who may enjoy its privileges.

It is understood that Miss Ida G. Beal of Boston will not occupy ““Wood- side” in Norman avenue this season.

Mrs. Frederick H. Button, who makes her winter home at the St. Regis, New York, has come to her cot- tage in Flume avenue for another sea- son.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Farnum of Chicago, who have one of the finest residences in this locality, will not occupy the place this season but will spend the season at one of the moun- tain resorts in upper New York.

Mr. and Mrs. William M. Haward of Wellesley Hills have taken Apple- tree cottage in Fuller street for another season.

Perey V. Hill and family of Au- gusta, Me., have returned to their

summer home, the former Bigelow house off Hesperus avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Francis W. McMillan whose winter residence is The Plaza, New York, were June arrivals at “Stonehurst,” Shore road.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Moses and family are again the occupants of “Rockwood” house in Hesperus ave.

Mr. and Mrs. F. K. M. Rehn, Jr., of New York, whose family have been represented here for some forty years and have achieved note in the art world, have come to ‘‘Rehnwood” in Oakes avenue for the season.

HOW many can tell the derivation of ‘Oakes’ avenue. A prominent na- tional name of the late 70’s?

Mrs. Frederick C. Schaeffer of Haverford, Penn., who has been a summer resident here many years, died at her home during the winter. Her cottage, “The Four Winds,” will be occupied this season by Dr. Farlow of Boston.

Another Magnolia mid-season resi- dent of many years who passed on during the winter was C. W. MacD. Smith of Germantown, Pa., and Park avenue, New York. His summer home was in Lexington avenue.

Charles Wadsworth of Pelham Manor, N. Y., has purchased the Mar- garet Corlies ‘‘Att-Lea House” in Fuller street. He is the son of the late Rev. Dr. Charles Wadsworth who made his summer home in Magnolia for many years.

Mrs. John Sharman Zinnser and family of Summit, N. J., are occupy- ing the ‘‘Wadsworth Cottage,’ Oakes field. She is the daughter of the late Dr. Wadsworth.

Miss Mary Winslow of 525 Beacon street, Boston, who had the Thorn- berg cottage “Sunnyside” last sum- mer, will be in Europe this season.

Miss Elizabeth M. Scammon of Bea- con street, Boston, has come to her summer house, corner Fuller street and Hesperus avenue.

Mrs. Thompson S. Sampson and family of Farmington, Conn., is oc- cupying her home in Summer street.

Penhallow cottage, Magnolia ave- nue, continues to be the summer home of Mrs. Charles 8. Penhallow of Bev- erly.

Mrs. Stanley McCormick of 407 Commonwealth ave., Boston, opened “Rockledge,” Shore road, for the sea- son early in June.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Hoyle of