5/27/1894 - Summer Resorts information

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itebk zJzi9k ggLrfe - IjBiVn wrfwrt y resorts N m b r - VTv HSfilr Bragg I jMjjffijlji fru JTl The oui - of - toim nuon of 1891 U at hand aadmil of society that is not at the seaside or la the mountains is packing its summer gowns and getting ready for the 54 annual migration Doll days are is pros - 3 nwt for fie eitv but ear enourh for the where everybody his wile daugbtei sisters or sweetheart will spend the months of pleasure It olds fair to be a livelier season at the popular summering places than has been experienced in some time Considering that the weither has been generally discouraging and has operated to delay departures somewhat the number of fashionable folk already scattered among the resorts indicates that the migration will be even more general than is ordinarily the case And from the hotels at the seaside at the springs and in the high places where people go to rest and recuperate comes the report that the lists of people booked for the summer are surprisingly large One noteworthy thing is the increasing number of cottages This means that whole families will go out of town and to the same place and will remain through rthe warmer months instead of scattering and moving about from place to place Oyer the bay at pretty Belredere the dwellers in arks are a colony by themselves numbering many prominent society people for the ark is the cottage of the bay - shore resort The guests th - edare according to their own accounts having a splendid time They have sailing and launch parties erery day moonlight excursions and driTes in the evening and no end of pic nics Many of the men own launches and keep them buay for the entertainment of their friends There are plenty of yachts and lesser craft and there is some talk of getting up A Night in Venice which would certainly be as enjoyable as unique The approach of the Ban Rafael tennis tournament which is to decide the singles championship of the Coast causes the loyer of tennis to muse upon the progress o the game daring the past decade For a few years after its intro duction into this country tennis was con fined to the private courts of the few enthusiasts but now it is played every where and the game is a very different thing from then There has always been the greatest interest taken in the San Rafael tournaments and the place is gen erally packed with spectators This year it is thought that the playing will be better than ever and society as in years before will turn out in force to witness it The affair always winds np with a ball There ia no doubt that July and jiju August will be great months at Del Monte The indications show very plainly that the younger element will be there after the tennis at San Rafael for they seek en tertainment and it has been promised them there It is said that the large orchestra which gave so much pleasure to the summer guests last season will be there again this All the debutantes prefer the seashore and that will have the effect of bringing down the men The Country Club shoot will again fill the place to overflowing and then there will be plenty of people drawn thither by the prospect of good fishing Undoubtedly from all accounts the Hotel Rafael season is in adfrance of the others and it is to be hoped that it will be a long - season Certainly there is no better kept or prettier place is the 8tatc A little more gaeyty that is all that is needed A feature of the season will be its al fresco entertainments at the resorts and in private country places where there are to be big house parties Nothing can be more enjoyable than a well - devised lawn party on a bright June afternoon Why they are not more freqently given here has been a matter of comment The ex hilaration of the open air the lack of restraint and overheated interiors with freedom of motion and constant change of position all combine to form an ideal social environment The custom of serving tea out of doors on pleasant afternoons Is also growing m favor A great many house parties have already been arranged for June besides those already given near San Mateo and Menlo Park Perhaps no kind of invitation is more acceptable There are to be a number of country parties on Wednesday next Decoration day notably one at Lake Lagu - nitaa back of Ross valley Marin county Burlingame promises to be very gay all summer as It ought to be Some of the wealthiest and most prominent people of San Francisco are interested there and many have homes or cottages in the immediate viclnityt Among them are the Farrotts Paysons Haynes De Oulgnes and Rath bones Gus Spreckels at San Mateo W Mayo NewhalL E L Eyres the Selbys Athertons and others at Menlo and Redwood are close by and all will probably make Burlingame a center for entertainments of a delightful kind Many Ban Francisco people are being entertained there and in the neighborhood as was evidenced by the brilliant crowd at

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 27 May 1894, Sun,
  3. Page 12

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