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PROGRESS OF THE
A Ponndcrous Automoblle of 1834 Has Been Succeeded by the
Lfcht-RunninM ahd Marvelous Vehfcle of 1900
By Malcolm J. RicKards, PH. D.
' In *p!te of all faifures and in spie of
tiumerous rolshaps, many minds hayo
been ongagcd. theoretically or practically,
in attemptlng- to sclve tho problcm of ar
tlficial fllght. Long before the dawn of
Uie present century men were at work
wpon flyjng machincs tlint refused to fly,
_id the ?tame questlon Is still the most
Interesting and most important of the
?cicntlflc problcms that the nlnetcenth
contury will leave as a legacy to the
During the past hundrcd years consid
erable progress has been made toward
the linal *olution of the greatt- puzzle.
There has beon an advance along the
lines of dirigible balloons. or air <ships.
l>ut a flying machine tliat is in any way
sultcd to tlie requlremcntsw3f travel or
transportation is still beyond the achieve
xnent of man.
That such an invention Is not only one
of tbe possible but the probable results of
twcntleth century rcse.-i.rch ls the opin?
ion of most students. Everything points
to tbe tact lhat surh an achicvercent is
soon to be realized. It is not possible
that so much time and money should have
been expended for nothlng. but lt will
undoubtedly be left to the next century
to dlscovcr the true solution of thc prob?
lcm of su?.>cssful nerial navigalion.
ln splle of all this. however, there ls
much In the scienee of aeronautics that
ls descrving of the conslderation in such
a series of studies as this. Although the
jrrcat succcss has not ihecn achieved. bal
ioonlng. as we know it. is still distlnctly
a scienee of the nineteenth century. Vn
to the close of the clghteenth century the
3>rogre*s along these lines had been
scaroaly worthy of notice, whereas the
feats that have been accomplishcd during j
AN AUTOMOBILE WHICH WAS THE WONDER OE 'JTIE WOil'iLD LN 1831.
JT CARlUElD CO PEOPLE.
tho past hundrcd years have been dis
tlnctly worthy of notice.
Among tlie balloonists who are most de
"' serving of attention und praise are Hen?
ry GilTard, the Tissandicr Broihers. Gas
lon and Albert, and llenard and Kre.bs.
,ln 1852 Glffard broke all recurds in the
history of aeronautics by constructlng a
balloon which was projielled by a steam
engine. Tlils was the first air ship that
could be navigated in a desired direcUon.
The next great achievemeut along these
lines was made by Gaston Tissandier,
?Who -exhiblted a balloon that could be
run by means of an electric storage bat
terj', at the Paris Exjiosltion of 1SS1. La
ter. asslsted by his brother, he built an?
other inoiiv I. over 90 feet long and 30 fet-t
ln dlameter. which was fltted with dyna
mos and a driving screw nearly ten feet
ln dlameter. and was supplled willi cur
rcnt from an accumulator weighing about
four hundrcd pounds. ln this machine
the two inventors were able to make a
speod of from seven to nine miles an
hour for an hour or two together.
In 1SS4 Renard and Krebs conslxucted
a balloon on slmllar lirssB, but with it
they were able to obtaln a speed that
sometlmes equaled fifteen miles an hour.
This lnvcntlon was ?ne of the most in?
teresting exhibits at the l'aris Exposition
Since that time this scienee has made
rapid progrcss, but the most pretentious
attempt to put a balloon to practical
use was during the journcy undertaken
by Andrce in tlie hope of reaching tho
north pole by tlie use of his air ship.
Whethcr ho roturns or not is a question
that time alone can answer, -but tliere is
one point that be lias proved. and this
ls that it Is possible to construct air ships
that will be somethlng more than a toy.
again, but while some good results were
obtalned, not one of the craft. proved
Desplto all these failures. however. the
?work was taken up by inventors of the
nlncteenth century. and the past hundred
years have been rich in progress along
these lines of navlgation. One by one the
jiroblems that have prevented the suc
cessful use of suhmarlne craft have been
overcome. Sometlmes It has been at the
cost of humaji life. and always at a great
outlay of time and money, but now, at
the close of the century. it looks as if
the world was to reap tho benefit of all
With the Gustave Zede in France ond
the Holland and Argonaut in this coun?
try, there seems to be little. reason to be?
lieve that the successful s'ubmarine boat
has not been found. The great American
Jnventor, Fulton. failed, just as Symonds
and Buslmell had failed before him, but
to their failures are due a portion oiVJfce
-oredit of the present suceess of Holland
or of Lake
If there ls any department of human
?ndeavor in which unpreoedented progress
Of course, up to thc present time the
faultless balloon haB not been construct
?d, but the work of recent years tends to
show that this will be attalned. and there
can be no question but that the highest
?cred^t fihould be i>aid to the nlncteenth
oentury j^loneers in this igrcat work?to
the men who were able to give the first
practical illustratlon of the fact that bal
3oons, like terrestrial machines. might be
made subject' to tho eontrol of man.
A PBRPEOT StTBMAIUNE.
Tbe w-areh for a successful submarine
boat has also been gotngon for more than
a hundrcd years. but there is little doubt
but that the solu tlon of this problem
will prove to be one of the greatest
achlex'emehts of the nlneteenth oentury.
The ifirtst mention of a craft of this nature
vu made about the mlddle ot the eigh
teenth century, when tha Gentleman**
MiMraxlne publlshed tbe descrlptlon of a
?trmnjfe boat conntructed by a man nam
ed ?"Symous, which actually dived in the
i DultafV the ranaindtr of the eiarhteenth
oentury several altetnpts were made to
m?trucil ? subBarlM boa_t_,t could
be depended upon to come to the surface
has been made during thc past century,
lt Is in that of. road transportatlon. In
the eighteenth century Uie vehicles wero
still far from what one might have antic
Ipated. and journcys were made as often
on liorseback as by any other way.
To-day the crude vehlclcn have disap
pearcd. In thc carly part of the present
century they gave place to conveyances
that were as comfortabl^ as they were
safe and ornamental, but now even these
are dlsappearing to make way for a new
vehiele that would have astonished our
forefathers beyond the power of expres
sion. This vehiele, of course, is the au
Of course, as is well known, the stea.m
carriage antedates the locomotive, and
Isaac Xewton suggested :i rude form of
the machine as early as 16S0. From that
time until the present day Invenlors have
been at work trylng to discovcr some
suitable eonveyance of this kind.
One of the first automobiles. however,
was made'iin the early part of the p.?-=ent
centuiy, and it ls thus described by "The
Mechanics' Magazine" for January. 1S34:
'?The carriage is built to carry fifty pas?
sengers. The wheels are about six inches
broad in the tire and Cight feet in dlam?
eter. The crank sha.ft worked by the
cylindcrs Is connected by endless chains
with the axles of the hind wheels of the
carriage, and each wheel has a separale
"Thc spokes of thc wheels are so con
structcd a-s to operalc Hke springs to the
whole machine?that is_. to give and take
according to the incqualities of the road.
'?Tlie boilcr conslsls of a series of dou
ble tubes. one within the other. placed in
a -vcrtlcnl position around a clrcular flre
place. and communicating rith it; the
hoated air passes through these tubes,
which are everj'w-here surrounded by
water. The tubes are in the form of sl
phons, to counteraet tlie effect of unequal
exiiansion. The draughl is produced by
a. fanner worked by the engine, and the
furnaee is made to consume its own
Crude as such a machine would be to
day, it was a mechanii-al marve" three
(juarTcrs of a century ago, for it was not
antll 1SG2 or 1S53 that even these steam
road vehicles came Into praclic-al use.
Constant efforts were mado to improve
them. however, and in 3iii)3 it began to
lo.ok as 5f the art of automobile building
would finally be mastered.
ln that year a steam carrlage made the
trip from Paris to Rouen and return, a
distance of some eiglity miles, in twelve
hours and iifty minutes, an achievement
that was everywliere praised. Two years
later. however. at tho French competi
tlon, a petroleum carriage made a. run of
73G miles in forty-eight hours and flfty
three minutes, or a little iriore than fif?
teen miles an hour.
Nit only is Ihe automobile one of the
ir.ost remarkable inventions of this eeh
tury. but it has been of great service to
the i>eople of the United States in that it
has given a strong impctus to the move?
ment in favor of good roads.
BATTERY FOR NEWPORT NEWS.
Safe Crackers Make Successful Yen
tnrc Near Hainpton.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., Feb. 3-Spec
ial.?Robert G. Bickford. the well known
attorney. denies the report that he pro
poses to linance a select rapid-fire bat
tery which he intends to attach to the
State militia if the Governor gives his
consent. A -story to this effect ema
nating from Richmond -was received here
to-day by telegraph. Mr. Bickford says
?that it is not unlikely that applicatlon
will be made to the Governor for permis
slon to organizc such a battery. .but there
will be a mutual understandlng about
Tlie store of A. T. Whitley was robbed
this morning by safe craekers. who suc
cessfully used dynamite on the safe and
made away with $C0. Mr. Whitley's place
is near Hampton.
A Suspicious Character.
Eddie Bumpass (colored) was arrested
yesterday anernoon by Policeman T. J.
Wren on the charge of being a suspicious
character and having in his possession a
valise which did not belong to him. The
valise was one that was lost on Brook
road some days ago.
sleeplessness, general, debil
ity, and predisposes to Con
sumption and other prevail
ing diseases. To guard
against these take
the Standard remedy for
all wasting diseases in young,
or old. It improves diges
tion, gives flesh, strength,
vigor and resistive power.:
50C and f i.oo, all dnnjUu,
SCOrr & UOWNE, Chemuu, N?* Yedb
*THE ALWAYS-BUSY STORE."
New Dress Stuffs for Early Spring
OurDress Goods business is having a marvellous stimulus in the
hundreds of new things just opened?some from Europe, some from
our progressive American designers. It is a fine stock we ask you to
patronize?one of the best iii the city?a coliection of solid values
coupled with desirability of style?characteristic ofthis store, where
the best of everything is sold at the lowest price.
Black Dress Goods.
Black Canvas Suiting?
52 inches wide. all pure wool, a
regular 75c grade, at per _ _ .-,
3S inches wide, in striped _ _ ~
and blister etfects. per yd ? v/w
All wool, sponged and shrunk,
good, heavy weight, at _ ~r
per 3'ard.^ \J\*
Black Henrietta and
Mohair Brilliontincs ?
Extra fine and very lustrous, 45
inches wide, at per^, ? ^
Black Beaver Cloth?
56 inches wide. extra heavy
weight, for unlined <P- _?
skirts, at per yard... ?PI?^U
Black Pebble Suiting ? '
50 inches wide. one of the newest
labrics for separate skirts and
entire dresses, at per d?
Colored Dress Goods.
All pure wool, extra fine quality,
45 inches wide, regular -*^x/-?
59c value, at per yard... ^V^"
36 inches wide, and all pure wool,
in the newest spring ?/-|/-?
shades, at per yard.O
Novelty Wool Plaids?
All pure wool, 36 inches wide, in
the newest colorings and _p.~
Zibeline elTects, per yard 5^
36 inches wide, all wool, good
weight. in all the latest _ ._..-,
spring sKsdes, at per yd. ?
Extra fine grade. 27 inches ? ?/-.
wide, at per yard. ^ ^
Plaid Back Skirtings?
27 in.wide, at per yard. 4^-'^'
All silk, suitable for
waists and linings, per *?(\C,
All pure silk,extra smooth yC ^>f?
finish, at per yard.UyC
Black Satin Duchas.se?
All silk, and rich high lus- _ _ -,
tre, at per yard. J 5
Exeelient for linings and founda
tion dresses, in the most -,^,-r
. desirable shades, per yd. 3M^
Larrissa Silk Serges?
36 inches wide, specially adapted
for skirt and jacket linings, guar
anteed not to slip or _,^.r,
pull, at per yard,.5 V^
Crcpe de Chines?
24 inches wide, and all pure silk,
in a full line of even- <?? r\n
ing shades, at per yard. ?P 1 ? U O
jNainsooks, Cauibrics, Long Cloths
A nionster mercantile inoveiueut. The evasiou of the advance and
the volume of our business in connection with vast purchases made
when cotton was at the lowest ebb, enable us to offer the best makes
on the market at prices lower than last season.
Cambrics, 36 inches wide, line
even thread, worth S i-3c, for.
Fine Cambric. 36 inches wide, soft
finish, a great bargain at-..
Long Cloth, 36 inches wide, 12
yards pieces, worth IOC, for.
Long Cloth, very fine quality. soft _ _ 3 ?
r.ainsook finish, worth 15c, special, l I4C
Nainsook, thirty-six and forty inches wide,
sheer, fine quality, worth 17c, w*y\/->
for. . *^2^
English Long Cloth, thirty-six inches
wide, one of the best long cloths _ ^'^
made, for. *-^2^
Nainsook, forty inches wide, sheer line
fabric, nicely linished, worth 19c, _ _.-,
special at. *?5
The Wash Goods for 1900.
The great heaps of softly-tinted filmy-woven collons so bounti
fully displayed here bear silent witnessto the near approach of spring
?are you getting ready??the stock is overflowing now?vanety,
novelty, dainliness and cheapness as never before. This is ther biggest
and best stock in Richmond. When we say this were only echoingi
the opinion of hundreds of purchasers. [?
A Thousand Pretty Patterns in Percales.
PERCALES, 36 inches wide, new, pretty _^.
styles, worth 8 t-3c.T for-. Z}**
PERCALES, large new line of choice styles, .3/*
worth IOC, for.- J 4^"
SEA ISLAND PERCALt*;, all of the haw and
best work?you know they sell for $i2l-2c, K*??
nKNCH PWCU1S. Hght and durk grounds, ^7
the newest printing, worth 12 t-2c, for..V8^
FMNCH CAMSWCS.36 inches wide?the styles-are
beautiful, bright blues^ heliotropes, pinks and .^J
light blues, also good colorings in shirting styles I -*\\>
WOVEN STBHt HAOB4S, light grounds, 3
with red stripes, worth 10c., special fdf this lot. ?^C
The New Embroideries
and Beaditigs for Spring.
A better stock?by very far the best stock
we've ever had. We have made a reputation on
prettv embroideries?and you'll find we've forged
ahead of any past season. The stock shows
carefulness in selection?good taste?attention
todetail. We find ladies want edges to WEAR
WELL AND LOOK WELL. So the work must come
up to the Miiler & Rhoads standard of excellence,
and the price must bear out the store's reputa?
tion for sound value.
Cambric, Nainsook and Swiss Edges,
lns8rtions and All-Qver to Matcb.
Make Your Own
Buy af our Toilet Counter a box of
Medicated Blue Soap
FOR TWENTY-F1VE* CENTS, use a cake of it, and
compare results with any best soap you ever used.
If it does* not make and keep your skin softer, less
oily.and more elastic you can return the remaining
two cakes and get the money back for them.
Reduction Sale of Jackets, Capes, Suits and Furs.
Neither cost or profit considered. The weather is wintry and the stock will be
sold practically at your price.
$8.00. and $10.00
$10 and $12.00
$15 and $18.00
$13.50 Suits now
$18.00 Suits now
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
(Continued from Tenth Page.) ,
Fancy dance?Miss Maudie Miller.
Narcissus dance?Miss Agnes Cooper.
Highland Fllng?Miss May Ledlord.
* * *
A number of dolightful box parties were
given on Tuesday evening- to witness the
performance of Olivcr Goldsmith.
One was given by Mr. Riohard Talia?
ferro. 'His guests were Misses Madeline
English, Marla Moseley. Messrs. Granvllle
Gray, Pollard Cardoza, and Mr. and Mrs.
Jlr. and Mrs. Jolm Walker gave a box
?party Tuesday evening to Governor and
Mrs." Tyler and the Misses Tyler.
On the same evening Mr. Williamson
Talley and Mr. George GIbson gave a
box party to Mr. and Mrs. Ashton
Starke. Miss Eleanor Bosher and Miss
Miss Edna Atklnpon has issued invita
tions to a card party for next Friday
* . *
Miss .Tane Rutherfoord entertainc-d very
ciharmingly with cards Friday afternoon
in honor of her niece, Miss Florenee Ruth?
erfoord Goodwin. of Wytheville. There
were six tables of four-hand euchre. The
prlzes were won by Miss Eli 'Maury
Werth, Miss Marla Williams, and the
consolation by Miss Sara Harrison. A
delicious collation was served on small
tao'.es after the game.
Miss Alice 'Doyle entertaincd "ftrout sev
eniy-Jive young people delightfully- Fri
day evening' at 'the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Doyle. 01C Park ave
nue. Progressive hearts was 'the game.
After some very spiritcd playlng the
prizes were -won by t'he following: First
prize. Nellie QDavenport, a silver !hat
(brush; second, Helen Stevens, a gauze
fan; first b'oy's prize, William Arclier, a
scarf pln: second prize, Cecll Stevens, a
match safe. The consolation was won by
Avis Grant. a gold stick:j)in. After the
game a dainty supper was served on
* * *
A delightful card party. of Wednesday ;
evening, -was given by Mr. and Mrs. W. i
A. Chambers, to their guest, Miss Eliza
Among thosec .present were: Mr. and
Mrs. Murrell. of Bedford: Misses Kate
and Agnes Edfwiards. Cassie Taylor. Irene
Bossieux, Lacy, Garland; Messrs. Richard
Taylor. Mayo, Cabell. Slaughter, Watson,
Richardson, Drs. Edwards. and Thomas
The prizes were won' by Miss Cassie
Taylor and Mr. Richard Taylor.
* . ?
A most charming tea wts given Friday
afternoon by the ladies spending the win
ter at Mrs. Duvals.
The rooms were tastefully decorated In
plnk carnations and palms and pink shad
Tlie ladies rece'.veing were: Mesdames
Judge Harrison. Frank Nalle. M. F.
Maury, William Tompkins. B. M. Abbott,
I>uthsr Warren, Walter Palmer, A. Roy
Tlie young ladies in the dlning-room
ware: Misses Wormeley, Werth, Moore,
Ellerson and Stuart. \
Among those who called were: Mesdames
Howard Hoge, Oliver Sands, Charles Bor
der, Ellerson, Wellford, Hall, Oourtney
Jenkins, Farland, Diokinson, Charles
Pecot. -Benjamin Nash, Lyall, John Hun
ter, J. Danlol, Kent, WythevMe; Tatum
GIbson, James Gordon, Mosby. Charles
Mosbv, W. Meade Clarke, William J. i
Walker, Hodges, Bontley. William J.
Whitehurst. Junius <Morris. Perkins,
Easeley, '* Duke, John Dunlop, Miller,
Clarke,. Robert Blankenship. Conquest,
Lafferty. Montague, Bemiss, Parker,
Crump, Morson. Wise. Lathrop, Patton,
Brock, Blalr, Tnavers. Lamb, Hewitt,
Dawson, Haiirston. McGulre, Hahr, Nolt
lng, Garneftt, Wallace. Misses Manly, Ad
dlson, Herndon, Moore, Sue Harrison,
Riely, Annie Gordon, Bernard Harvie,
Guillaurne, E\'elyn Gordon, Mattle Harris,
Sara Harvie. . Marlan Michaux, Mary
Hatcber. Ll2zle Towries, Page Booker,
Francis G'bson, Kno.\,;Archer, Kent,,Mln
nie -Boykin, Strlngfellow; Smoot, Roberta
Minor, Jane Leake.Mary Harrison, Har
rlet Ltglitfoot. Katherlne Montague, Mary
Randolph and Alice Hotohkiss.
?'.-"?'. * . V
The Friday german wa? given at the
Masonlc Temple Friday evening with its
Mr. Tyler Brock led with grace and
- Among those present were Mrs. W.- -Ben
Palmer and Mrs. Byrd "Waiwlclc,. Misses
Mitkiewlcz, of Baltlmose; Janie Fttsher,
Eh-elyn v "Oietrlclc, ' Ruth JFtoblns, Edna
Bornea, - Adklna, ' TelSa'T' Hodgson. "of
Sewanee,. Tena.: Rrtieeea THckerson. ..of
Caroline county; Roa? Morris, Kat? Dog
gett, oL'Fredericksburg; Jennle Hughes,
Withers, Rebecca Bell, Emma Bowe, Eilz
abeth Fisher, Emma Shepherd, Edith
Jones, Barbara Kean, Sana Harvie. and
others. Messrs. 'Winston, Brcck, Lacy,
Tanner, Leary, Deitrick, Tower, Ellyson,
'Hodgson, White. Carlton, Hill, Belvln,
Hotchkiss. Winn, de Treville, Sutton,
Baughtery. Reed, Wintcrs, of Michlgan;
Willis, Sm-itti, Jones, Leake and Tsuqker.
The most enjoyable surprise party was
Mr. Charies French at his home in Itiver
view on Friday evening.
The party .indulged in games and r'efresh
ments were served. Among those pres?
ent wero Misses Etla Dollard, Blanche
Thomas, Lilliaii.and Alico French, Neliy
L'-ber, Josle Reinhardt. Bessie Holizbach
and Grace (Howard; and Messrs. Willie
ijiggon, Frederick Krengel, Oscar Koch,
Bruco Frost. John Lucord, Walter Holtz
uach, Campbell Bauer, Reginald Carter
and' Allio Leehler.
* ? *
The Ladies' Matinee> Musicale had a
delightful programme Friday. Music of
the German composers from 1770 to 1S0O
was rendered. The programme was as
1. C. Von Weber, Rondo, E. Flat; 2.
Schubert, Erl-King; 3. iBeethoven, 2d
movement Sonata Pathetique; Miss Men
zel; 4. Schubert, Ave Maria, Mrs. Harvie
Blair; 5. Beethoven, Sonata, op. 22. Miss
Zelle Minor; C. Beethoven, Sonata for
violin and piano. op. 24, Miss Florence
Dillard; Miss Helen Stevens.
* . *
The reception tendered the members of
the General Assembly and their wives on
Friday evening by Governor and Mrs.
Tyler was a most brillfant affair.
Mrs. Ty'er was assisted in reeeiving by
Mrs. Alexander Cameron and the Misses.
Tyler, and assisting the Governor in wel
coming his guests were the members
of his staff in full drcss unlform.
They were: Col. C. O'B Cowardln, W. O.
Sale, Jo. Lane Stern, George S. Shackel
rord, James Mann, W. Fred Pleiasants,
Alexander Cameron and Charies V. Car
The mansion was elaborately decorated
in palms and cut flowers, and from behind
a bank of palms in the south parlor a
string band discoursed sweet music
throughout the evening.
Some of those present were: Mrs. John
Whitehead, Miss Whltehead. of 'Xorfolk;
'Mrs. E. R. Fulier. of New York; Mrs. W.
G. Stanard, Miss Newton, Mrs. L. C.
Tucker, Mrs. H. L. Pelouze, Miss E. C.
Pelouze, Mrs. Carter Glass, Mrs. W. B.
Bowles, of Salem: Mrs. Thomas N. Jones,
of Clifton, Va.; Miss Minnie Fegram Boy
kin, of Sm'.thneld; Mrs. Clarence T. Boy
kin, Miss Bell and Miss Baeon, of North
Carolina; Miss Virginia Kate Heath, Mrs.
W. R. Duke, of Albemarle; Miss Earley,
of Hillsville; Mrs. J. C. Gent. of Russell;
Mrs. R. V. Marye, Miss Julia Morton, Miss
Ruby Bodeker. Miss Evelyn Young", Mrs.
R. P. Bruce. of Scott, Mrs. Barton Came?
ron, Mrs. John W. WjlUams, Mrs. E. H.
Barclav, Mrs. W. B. F. Leech, Mi^s Parks,
of Page; Mrs. W. J- Bodell, of Old Point;
Mrs. G. G. Galleher, of Prince William;
Miss Herndon, Miss Ray, Miss Marian
Lee, Mrs. J. Taylor Ellyson. Mrs. J. C.
Featherston, Mrs. T. D. Jennlngs, Miss
Stovall, Miss Coleman. Miss Fairchild,
Miss Anderson, Mrs. G?orge E. Murrell,
Miss (Ruth Sublett, Mrs. Edmiind Waddill,
Jr., Miss Waddill, Miss Jeffries, of Cul
peper; Mrs. D. Gardlner Tyler, Miss
Genevieve Pettit, of Fluvanna, and the
Misses Harris, of Louisa. Hons* T. D.
Jonnings, W. H. Blakemore, R. P. Bruee,
AV. B? F. Leech. G. G. Galleher, E. H.
Barclay. Thomas D. Gold, William Shands,
R. S. Parks, N. B. Early, Jr., John E.
Epps, W. P. (Barksdale, George B. Keezel,
II. D. Flood," J. L. Jeffries, J. M. Price, J.
S. 'Moss, S. )R. Donahoe, C. (B. Fleet, John
W Churchman, Alexander .King, T. E.
Clarke, Walter Jordan, J. C. Featherston,
A. E. Hwell, Thomas N. Jones, Carter
Glass, W. B. Bowles, J. C. Gent, S. S. P.
Patteson. George E. Murrell. John F.
Ryan. R. S. Powell, D. Q. Eggleston, R.
G. Southall, D. Gardlner Tyler, A. S.
Priddy, John Whitehead, J. E. Notting
ham, S. Wilkins Mathews, E. W. Saund?
ers, J. W. Cowan, Thomas E. Blakey, E.
C. Jordan, Joseph Whitehead, Edward
Echols_ J. Taylor Ellyson. W. R. Duke.
J. N. Ople, G. W. Le Cato. Pembroke
Pettit, George Y.lHunley, Joseiph E. Wil
lard, W. H. Lewis A. _ Cannady, J. A.
Dinwlddle, A. J. Montague. Edmund Wad?
dill, Jr., -C. B. Jones, of Klng and Queen;
Senator Walton;. Hon. E. E. Mornague, of
Hampton, Dr. James Nelson, Judge J.
Thompson Brown. of Bedford; Major F.
R. Lnsslter, of Petersburj; Judge W; E.
Homes, of Boydton; Hon. R. K. Hloks,
of Roanoke; Colonel William ?'. Henry
Mann. Colonel J. L. Hubard, of Nelson;
Colonel J. W. Richarflson, Colonel B^ O.
James. and Messrs. John W. Wll?
liams, J. A McLaurhlin, Clarence Boykin,
C: A. 'Boyce, W? 'Jf-Bodell, ot Old Point;
George Pilcher,. of Norfolk; Gray Wat
son,.. JL W, Mary?, Spotswood "Wellford,
W. G. Stanard, Ben P. Owen, Jr., and
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Mr. Thomas M. Hu?*?u ot Kortolk, wil^
THE COUNTESS HAS TWO LITTLE FRENCH BOYS, WHO MAY SOME DAY VISIT TKETR COUSINS. THE FIVE
CHILDREN OF GEORGE GOULD, AND THE TTVO LITTLE ONE3 OF EDWIN GOULD'S'FAMTLY.
AFTER AN ABSENCE OF OVER FOUR YEARS THE COUNTESS RETURNS TO THE ^^ ^^ *^"Lf?R A
YISIT- SHE IS ACCOMPANIED BY HER HUSBAND, AND IN HONOR OF THE YOLNG COUPLE MANY
BRILLIANT SOCIETY AFFAIRS HAVE BEEN PLANNED. ,
d-eliver a lecture at the Young Men's
(Christian Association Hall under the
auspices of the A., )P. V. A. on Friday
night next. His subject will be "Love
Making in Ye Olden Time."
Mr. Hughes lectured before the Woman's
Club of this city some time ago, and needs
no introduction as a speaker of rare
quality. Ho has a spleodid local repu
tation, and has often Hctured to Iarge
audiences in Norfolk.
There wlU be no admission fee. The
public is'cordially Invlted to attend.
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Miss Sallie West, of S17 west Grace
street, gave a very entertalning "at
home" in honor of Miss EStelle Royster,
of Church Hill, Friday night. A number
of young people were present, who In
dulged in dancing and music up to 10
o'clock, when a table' of d'ellcacle3 was
preslded over by the hostess'of the occa-.
sion, Miss West.
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Miss Laura Adalr, who has been the
guest of the Misses Williams, will leave
to-morrow for her home ln Atlanta.
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Mrs. Downman, of Fredericksburg, and
Miss Magruder, of Washington, are the
guests of Captain and Mrs. Marion J.
Dimmock, S31 west Grace street.
Miss Mamie Gilllam and Miss Judith
Deane are vlslttng in New York.
Miss Maria Williams entertained a
number of friends at' dinner last evening.
The Daughters of the Revolution will .
shortly give a unlque entertainment at j
the Executlve Mansion, which the Gov- |
ernor and Mrs. Tyler have kindly offered
to lend for the occasion.
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Dr. and Mrs. O'Neil, of Boston. will
this week be the guests o? Major E. D.
T. Meyers this week.
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Mr. Albert Greentree is visiting her sis?
ter in Phlladelphia.
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Miss Sue Wellford and her guests,
Misses Sallie Seddon and Sallie Scott,
left yesterday for Lexington, to be the
guests of Mrs. Harry White.
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.Miss Mary Cameron will entertalh the
Whist Club to-morrow afternoon.
Miss Mariarine Meade is" visiting
friends in Norfolk.
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Colonel W. T.-. .Robins, who- has been
quite ill. ia Improving.
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The Junlor Hollywood Association held
a meeting at Lee Camp Hall yesterday
afternoon at 4 o'clock. Mrs. Norraan V.
Randolph preslded.Business pertalnlng
to the Btonewall Jackson tea, w_ trans
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Mrs. Regina Nelson formerljr of Rtch
mond, but now residirig in New York, is
in the city stopping at Murphy's.
Miss Grace Walton Stevenson and Miss
Mabel Bailey Conner, of Delaware. wll
be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry T.
Meloney after Monday. February 5th.
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Mr. and Mrs. I. Hlshberg have issued
invitations to the marriage of their
daughter, Miss Florence HIrshberg, to
Mr. A. W; Timberlake. The ceremony
will take place Monday, February *r2th,
at Chrlst church, corner of Twenty-seq
ond and Venable streets.
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Mrs. John Jackson is visiting friends in
Warrenton, North Carolina.
Miss Hallie Cooke is the gnest of her
cousin, Miss Jennie Cooke, in Hanover
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Miss Annabel Jenklns will eave to-mor?
row for Charlotte N. C, to act as brides
maid at the wedding of Miss Nellie Ry
der. on, Febniary the seventh.
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Mrs. Dudley Powers, of New York; Is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Powers.
on west Franklin street.
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. Richmond Chapter, Daughters of the
Confe'deracy, will give the tea postponed
on accoont of Major Brander"s death. itt
Lee Camp Hill next Tuesday afternoon
from 4 to 7 o'clock. All members of this
chapter and* visiting Daughters are in
vtted to attend.
At the Jefferson: Mr. and Mrs. E. H.
Reynolds. New York; A. J. Duval. Pitts
burg; Taylor Vinson. Huntlngton. AV.
Va.; C. W. Harrold. Lynn, Mass.; Mr.
and Mrs. _H. A. Heyn, New York: Mrs.
M. E. Gregory.and the Misses Garland,
Brooklyn; C. S. Prosser, New York; Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Nelson, Chicago; Mr. and
Mrs. P. J. Ryan, New York: Mrs_ S. B.
Johnson, Morristown, X. J.: Dr. and Mrs.
C. E. Laneton, Cleveland: W. A. Morga/i,
Chicago; George L. Welss. Cleveland;,
Thomas H- Hicks, Chicago: J. W. Mene
fee, New York; James P. McDonald, New
York; M. H. Chamberlaln and Miss
Chamberlain, Detrolt: F. D. Thompscn.:
New York; E. B- Klrk. Paducah.. Ky.;
Mrs. 'Courdert' Miss , Morrtson. AV. G.
Ranker, New York; Mr. S. G. AVheatlanoV
Salem, Mass.; Miss Edlth Camp. New
York: Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Davtds,
Charleston. S."C; Frank O'Connor, New
xork.' ' ' ""?:?'
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At Murphy's: Frank ClemenU. J. H.
Robertson. Petersburg: William A. Han
klns, Ronceverte. W. Va.; H. M: Porter.
J. D. Brandt, J. C. Boas; New York: A.
Goode. Powhatan: James R. Wood*. Roa?
noke: A. A-> Campbell. AVythevHIe; John
T. Rlder. Phlladelphla; X. D. Holt, Nor?
folk: B. T. Spencer. C. Nelson. Fr?a>.
erfcluburg; R. H.. Frvnch and wife. Bun
ny 81de; 8. H. Coleman. Jr.. Roanoke; A.
L. Tynes, FlshersviHe; O. D.Minor,VnT-,
sdnia: V. T. Tbompson. 8*t?-ub*u\<Mk;
J. W. Davy. Cincinnati; Abram P. Sta
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At Ford's: W. D. Baldwln, O: W. Hud
dleston. Roanoke; H. W- Bouldtm Aspln
wall; M. P. Hutton. Phlladelphla; T. 8.
Harris. Nashvilie. Tenn.: H. S. Kane,
Gute City: H. G. Perry. Tazewell; Judge
T. M. Mlller, Powhatan; Harry L. r*ew
man, New York.
Mr G. C. Burgess and Mr. Thomas
Vaiden. of Petersburg. and Mr. Eldon
Roberts. of Newport News, are at the
Alhambra. ? ___^ ?
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