Mason Miller

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DISTANCE TO PELICAN LAKE GREATLY LESSENED THE BUILDING OF THE NEW ROAD IS GREATLY APPRECIATED—THE PLACE WILL KOW BECOME MORE POPULAR AS A PLEASURE RESORT. It L* not generally known to the ivader.* of The New North, but It i* a fact nevertheless-, that the distinct: lietwceii the city of Ilhlnelander nnd IVlican lake can In,-covered In two and one half hour* with a fairly j;ood team over the new road recently built by S. A- (i. S. Kelley. from the .Mason Miller road to KcelerV resort on the liank of the lake. The distance from Miller'* to Keek-rV 1* six and one half miles. Almost the entire- distamv the cut vrn* through thick slashing* and heavy hardwood tlmlx-r. Much dlllicuUy was encountered, by ImxK n*k and swamjH, but all the swanipy natnre ha* Invn remeilie<l by the building of corduroy section* of the road. With the exception of eighty rod* of corduroy, which ha* not yet ln-eii covered, the road I* In excellent condition, everything considered, r.y reason reason of building this new- mad. the distance necessary to travel to IVlican lake Is shortened over six mile*, which l.s fin-ally appreciated 1-y the pulilu- In general, nion- esi*viallv thoso who have occasion to travi-rst- that thoroughfare. Wltli the exception of one mile cut by Cha*. Cannon, the road was built entirelv by S. Jfc <J. S. Kelley. It took them in the ne:y;hlMir- lnMM! of four month* to complete the \vork already done, sriviir.r employ- inent to an aventw; of forty rui-n. The mad i* completed with the exiv[>- tion olcitverintr theconluroy, which iMirllon of the fulfilment of the eon- tract \va* i«rvs*:iril v almndi nuil late last fall, o winir to the ci null li' m < if t he weather. The nia<l"tennlnate* at <Ieo. KeiK-r's n-sort. which Is dinvtly opixislte the lake from the IVach Hotel. A n'pn-x'iitafne of The New North, with otltersfnnsitlil*city, visitiil Mr. Ktvler's place- last Sundiiy. HI.* tileasnn.-n-sort ha* addeil charm by reason of U-inn siimmmltil liy a pietnn'siiHefon'st. It Is Ui-omln^ very jiopnlaron Jioimnt of the excellent fishing and hunting. 1-ist Sunday the lake was fairly Mark with dm-k*. a fact that will l<e n-nu-mU-nil when the hiiiitini: t-ea»on open*. Mr. Kivl.-r ha* theaix-ommiMlations neii^ary to affunl hi* ^ui-st* . iiiiHinitnl pleas- urcnnd I* anticipating and deservinsof a liU-nil |«itmna»-. IVIn-in lake I* one of the-largest and miwt Inviutiful sheet* of water in Oneida i-ounty.

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  1. The New North,
  2. 10 May 1900, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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  • Mason Miller

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