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Whitmore Lake Club House

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Parent Issue
Day
28
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The party of Toledoinns who went to Whitmore Lake Saturday uumbered 6U people. They were nierobers of the projected new Toledo-Whitmore Lake Club. The club is yet in a sort of einrbyonii; state, only a temporary organization having been effeoted for the purpose of diafting a constitution, bylaws, etc. There are about 200 prominent Toledo gentlemen in the movement. A meeting is to be held in Toledo this week for the purpose of farther perfecting plans. Messrs. J. R. Baeh and T. D. Kearney, of this city have been invited to become meuibers and possibly others not kuown to the Argus. The purpose of the visit to the lake du Saturday was to look over several proponed loeations for the club house, work upon which will be begun just as 3OOD as the necessary arrangements ara completed. ïhe club house whioh the club contemplates building completed throughout wonld cost probably about $15,000. Tlns was the first project. Another project is to build simply a surumer club house fully completed in the iirst stay and just seaied up in the second, after the manner of summer hotels. The olub house will have at least 150 sleeping rooms on the second floor with a spacïous diniDg room, office and other necessary accommodations on the first floor. It this latter plan is followed the building wi.ll cost between $6,000 and $8,000. Watcher, Hndson & Co. , of Toledo, are the arcbitects. It is proposed to push the project to an ealry consumrnation in order to get the benefits of the club house tbis season. Arrangeinentshave already beeu made with the AnnArbor road to ruu their Monday morning train from the lake in order to accommodate merubers of the club vvho wish to speiid Sunday rhere. The club house will be built near the church and the boat houses down by the lake front. The land on whicfa the club house will be erected will be donated by Mr. ,T. C. Carland. It is uuderstood that several members of the club will also build cottages at the lake also.