Resorts: Housing Problem

The day of the footman is all but gone in Newport, R.I.—the golden day when it took some 30 servants to run a summer "cottage," when the Sunday lunch table was set for 250 as a matter of course, and creeping socialism was represented by the 16th Amendment, empowering the Government to levy an income tax. Another knell tolled for those high and far-off times last week as the auctioneer's hammer fell on the contents of The Elms, one of the last of the great houses that were still homes—until the death a...

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