Sunday, 28 June 2015

1884-08-15jnd Two Ads - Summer Recreation in Hamilton




Caledonian Society and Germania Club

       Of Hamilton, at Dundurn Park,


Caledonian Society, holding their eleventh annual gathering and games, arrangements being completed with many of the best athletes and dancers in America. The Germania club, assisted by the following singing societies – Liedertafel, Waterloo, Ont; Liederkranze, Toronto; Saengerbunds of Buffalo and Lockport, will hold a grand musical festival both afternoon and evening, over 100 voices taking part in the evening concert. The Thirteenth battalion band (with kind permission of Lieut.-Col. Gibson, and officers commanding) will be present during the day, and assist the singers at each of the concerts. Baseball match, the championship league game of the season, between, between the Beavers, of Guelph, and Clippers, of Hamilton. Game called at 10 a.m. sharp. Arrangements being completed with the various railway and steamboat lines to run excursions from United States and Canada on that day. A large amount of prizes in money as well as the usual cup and medals, to be competed for. Nelligan’s string band has been engaged for the occasion. Procession will be formed at the Gore, at 1 o’clock sharp. Tickets of admission 25 cents; children’s tickets 10 cents, to be had from members of committee, and the usual book and music stores. Joint Committee – Messrs. D. Robertson, Colin McRae, D. McQueen, D. Ferguson, Wm. Murray (Secretary), W. G. Reid (Chief Caledonian Society), Messrs. A. Otto, (chairman), L. Roehn, Chas. Hiby, Helig, Kreuse, J. Zingzholm (President Germania Club).

                                    BAY VIEW PARK
     THIS PLEASANT SUMMER RESORT is now open to the public. There are now in connection with the hotel a splendid parlor, refreshment room and ball room.
                                                                   GEO. MIDWINTER, Proprietor.

                                       THE CLARA LOUISE
          Will leave Simcoe street wharf daily at the following hours : In the morning 10:15 and 11:00, in the afternoon at 1 and 3.

                                      The Shamrock
          Will leave Beckett’s wharf every morning at 10:30 o’clock; in the afternoon at 1:30 and 3:30.
          For the convenience of those who wish to visit the Rock Bay Cemetery on Sunday afternoon, the Clara Louise and Shamrock will make trips at 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30 and 6.
          Special rates given for picnic and private parties.
          Bay View and return 15c.
T.F. THORNTON, Master and owner Clara Louise.
J. H. LARKIN, Owner, Shamrock.

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