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6/29/05
views, finally climbing a stupendous hill, where the driver (a boy) announced that he thought he'd taken the wrong road! He verified it by a farmer and while he turned around I tried to get some faint suggestion of the lovely spot. We were fully 2 miles & a half up the road, I sh'd say, but found the other, which finally joined the one we came down on and kept on it till within a few miles of Saranac, where we branched off thro' the pines again, past the new Tuberculosis Sanitarium. Caught up with the four horse drag (the Willards &c. from the hotel and found a warm welcome when we arived at 7. Mr & Mrs. Hunt proved very nice "old teaparties" as Con used to say! spent the next hour arranging ourselves (my new waist - white &c.) and paraded into the banquet at 8+. It was very, very elaborate and quite beautiful, we sat opposite the Elkins, Miss Parker of Governeur and a couple whose names I didn't know, and next to the Allens of Adams & the Seamans of Pulaski. About the 3rd course I was tired out and food began to pall - too bad, too, it was so good! The speeches were some of them good. Our Mr. Lee responded to "The Ladies" gracefully. Mr. Slawson presided beautifully. The Mc Kinstrys sat near us. I like them. I went upstairs about 12, long before they were thro'. They sang songs &c. till nearly two. I didn't sleep well till then.

6/29/05
views, finally climbing a stupendous hill, where the driver (a boy) announced that he thought he'd taken the wrong road! He verified it by a farmer and while he turned around I tried to get some faint suggestion of the lovely spot. We were fully 2 miles & a half up the road, I sh'd say, but found the other, which finally joined the one we came down on and kept on it till within a few miles of Saranac, where we branched off thro' the pines again, past the new Tuberculosis Sanitarium. Caught up with the four horse drag (the Willards &c. from the hotel and found a warm welcome when we arived at 7. Mr & Mrs. Hunt proved very nice "old teaparties" as Con used to say! spent the next hour arranging ourselves (my new waist - white &c.) and paraded into the banquet at 8+. It was very, very elaborate and quite beautiful, we sat opposite the Elkins, Miss Parker of Governeur and a couple whose names I didn't know, and next to the Allens of Adams & the Seamans of Pulaski. About the 3rd course I was tired out and food began to pall - too bad, too, it was so good! The speeches were some of them good. Our Mr. Lee responded to "The Ladies" gracefully. Mr. Slawson presided beautifully. The Mc Kinstrys sat near us. I like them. I went upstairs about 12, long before they were thro'. They sang songs &c. till nearly two. I didn't sleep well till then.

6/29/05
views, finally climbing a stupendous hill, where the driver (a boy) announced that he thought he'd taken the wrong road! He verified it by a farmer and while he turned around I tried to get some faint suggestion of the lovely spot. We were fully 2 miles & a half up the road, I sh'd say, but found the other, which finally joined the one we came down on and kept on it till within a few miles of Saranac, where we branched off thro' the pines again, past the new Tuberculosis Sanitarium. Caught up with the four horse drag (the Willards &c. from the hotel and found a warm welcome when we arived at 7. Mr & Mrs. Hunt proved very nice "old teaparties" as Con used to say! spent the next hour arranging ourselves (my new waist - white &c.) and paraded into the banquet at 8+. It was very, very elaborate and quite beautiful, we sat opposite the Elkins, Miss Parker of Governeur and a couple whose names I didn't know, and next to the Allens of Adams & the Seamans of Pulaski. About the 3rd course I was tired out and food began to pall - too bad, too, it was so good! The speeches were some of them good. Our Mr. Lee responded to "The Ladies" gracefully. Mr. Slawson presided beautifully. The Mc Kinstrys sat near us. I like them. I went upstairs about 12, long before they were thro'. They sang songs &c. till nearly two. I didn't sleep well till then.
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