John A Schmitt Scranton Rep Harvey Lake Hotel 27 March 1897
Good Hoiel for Ilirvrr'i Lake. The Harvey Lake Hotel and Land company, - with a capital of S20,0i), has secured its charter, applied ior some weeks ago. The directors are C. E. Stegmaier, John A. Schmitt, P. R Kaife. Peter Forve and John B. P.eynolds. The company has obtainpd its charter and will at once go to work to remodel the hotel and put it in first - class shape. Mr. Raife will probably have charge of the rebuilding. Several Several new pavilions will be erected and a new wharf has already been built. The promoters intend to have a first - class man in charge of the hotel who will take special pains to look after the comfort of his guests. The new building building will be handsomely furnished and modern in all its appointments. They cannot say, as yet, how soon it will be open for business, but the rtmodelin? will be pushed as rapidly as possible. The new house may be named Hotel Skandara, which is the aboriginal name of the lake.