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Amidst an ideal week of Indian sum
ftier. when it was simply good lo be liv
ing, some of the most brll.iant weddlngs
of the- season took place, both in this city
tsnd in Virgmia. Drivlns* and goif were
f-nihuslasUcaJly indulged ln by lhe lover
of ouidoor sports. and the bright scarlet
waists, witli the wr.rm rugs of the after?
noon su.n on them, recalled the hunt cos
lumes of tlie now by-gone, but ever-re
mombered, Horse Show. Thursday some
of the most popular of the "Smart Set"
could not put aside forever Carnival
eplrlt, so joined merry groups and at
tend'-d the matinee performance of
Perhaps ihe most brilliant and excluslve
Budiemce was that which greeted Mr.
Jean Knatz d'Oreil, of Paris, France, who
lectured with so much strength and
power on "L'Aiglon" last Friday at the
On yesterday quite a number accom?
panied Miss Tyler's party to Xewport
X'ews in order lo see her break the bottle
of ehampagne on the magniiicent Pacific
male liner and say: "I name thee Sibe
Those who have still some pin-moncy
Ieft to buy more wedding presents will
have ample opportunily of spending it
this week, for invitations come pouring
ln even more often than the thunder
storms in July and August.
One of tho many notable woddings of
last week was that of Miss Otelia Bur
foet Eggleston, of this city, to Mr. Wil?
liam Cullen Bryant Haff, of Brooklyn, X.
Promptly at 6:45 o'clock, te> the slrains
of Mendelssohn's wedding march, skilful
iy played by Mr. W. H. McGehce, the bride
entered, leaning on the arm of her father,
Dr. .T. W. Eggleston. She was gowned in
handgome while organdy over white taf?
feta., ond carried a showcr bouquet of
She was preceded up the aisle by her
sister, Miss Maude Lizzie Eggleston, who
was maid of honor. She was gowned ln
a clainty creation of white organdy and
carried American Beauty roses.
The bride was met at ihe alter by the
groom. accompanied by his best man, Mr.
John E. H;?nstrater, of Xew York.
The groomsmen were Mr. George C. Jef
ferson, Mr. John S. Eggleston, Dr. S. H.
Easely and Mr. Robert Cabeli Tabb. Rev.
Dr. J. J. Gravatt. of Holy Trinity
Church, performed the ceremony, in the
absence of Rev. L. R. Mason.
The bride. who hus a wide family con?
nection, ls the daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
Joseph W. Eggleston, the sister of Drs.
Edward arrd George Craig Eggleston. the
niece of Mr. George Cary Eggleston
rents, Xo. 110 South First Street.
The young couple left for a northern
tour on the 3:'!0 train, and will be home
to friends in Shcrwood after the liStrt
The bride- is the .oopular daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thomas Corling,
while the groom is a native of Rock
bridge, ar.a comes from one of tho best
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The regular meeting of the Board of the
Woman's Chrlstian Association was held
Monday at noon, Mrs. J. H. Copers pre
siding. After the transaction 01 ruuune
business it was decided to call the Xo
vember meeting for the first Monday Cf
that month at 11 o'clock instead of 12 as
formerly. Mrs. W. Roy Mason and Mrs.
George A. Lyon were sent as delegates io
the International Board, meeting in Cleve?
land, October 29th, Xovember 6th. Mrs.
Mason and Mrs. Lyon are members of the
International Board. and go to its con?
vention uninstructed except in the appro
vol of the International Messenger. the
organ of the Board.
A pretty home wedding was that of
Miss Anr.ie Elizabelh Scubs to Mr. Ans
ley Bridell Post, last Wednesday night at
9:30 o'clock. The ceremony was per?
formed by CRev. R. H. Bennett a.t the
home o'f the bride's parents, Xo. 501 Xorth
Tlie bride wore a dainty dress of white
mull and carried a bouquet of bride's
roses. Miss Mildred Stubs, sister of the
?bride, was maid of honor, and wore a
gown of white organdy and carried car
nations, Mr. James C. Post, the groom's
brother, was best man.
After the ceremony a recention was
held. The young couple are home to
their anany friends at Xo. 2320 East Broad
Mr. James William Chitlum and Miss
Josephine Boschen were married Wed?
nesday at 6:30 o'clock at Lhe home of the
bride, 125 South Laurel Street. The Rev.
H. A. Bahgy performed the ceremony.
Tlie Uora.1 decorations were white and
green. and Mrs. Charles Godsey rendered
the musical selections.
Mr. Charles Anderson "a'nd Paul Miller
were ushers. Mr. Harry Chittum was
best man. and 'Miss Joanr.a Boschen. the
sister of the bride. -was maid of honor.
The maid of honor wore white organdy
over white silk. Her flowers were white
The bride's gown was a fawn-colored
tailor suit of cloth. with picture nat and
gloves to match. She carried La France
After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Chit?
lum left by the 7:45 train for the Pan
whose "Carolina Cavalier" was one of'the ! American Exposition. They will return
popular books cf last season, and of Mr.
Edward Eggleston, tho author of "The
Tite groom is a member of an old Long
Jsland family of that name, and is con
nccted in business with the llanovcr X;>
tional Bank of Xew York. Hc bclongs to
several noted political and Masonic or
ganizations, being c-x -secretary of the
Brooklyn Democratic Club; senlor deacon
of St. Xicholas Lodge, Xo. 321; a member
of Jerusalem Chapter, Xo. S, and of Coeur
de Llon Comnm ndory, Xo. t'.'', Kismet
Mr. and Mrs. Haff left on the S:45 ,
o'clock train, but will rc-tum to this city | Street,
from thelrhridal trip hefore making their
home ln Xew York.
about October 25lli and live
South Laurel Street
Mr. Benjumin Arnold and Miss nosa
Bec.kma.il were married Wednesday morn?
ing at 9 o'clock at the paroohial residence
of St Mary's Church. Father William
r-d the ceremony. The affair,
iccount of the rccent dcath of the
de*s mother, was very quiet, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph H. Mittendorf, the latter of
whom is a sister of the bride, being the
After a trip of ten days they will be at
home to their friends on Xorth Second
One of the prcttiest home weddings last j
week was that of Miss M.tu-le Witifton
Butler to Mr. Charles Burion Ford. They j
were married Wedhjsday at the hom.? ?>f
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
St Clair-=> Cutlcr. of Xo. 91S Floyd' Ave?
nue. The ceremony was performed at
2 o'clock in the afternoon in tho front ?
purlor by the bride's uncle, Hev. J. T. I
Betts, of Florlda.
71ie bride wore an elegant gown of |
-white crepe de r.hine and duchess lace, I
wiid carried the marriage vow. Only the
immediate relatives and a few friends j
were present at the ceremony.
The wedding presents were quite -nu- |
merous,- the most conspicuous among I
them being a. solid silver service, contain
ing six -pieces, which was at one time tlie j
groom's mother's. It was a gift to her "on j
her wedding day from the Mayor oif Xew j
York. Another handsome present worthy j
of mention was a chest of silver given j
Jiy the employes of the Trigg Shipbuild
The young couple le.ft after an elegant
luncheon by the Si'JO o'clock train for Old
Point. -whence they ieft the next day for
r. two week's visit to Asheville, N. C.
"Ellen^Ile,*' the beautiful country home
hf Dr. and Mrs. T. M. Deitrick, about
ten miles from this city, was the scene
on Tuesday of a quiet, but pretty wed?
ding, wii^n their daughter, Miss Annie,
beeame the bride of Mr. Kussell Elmo
Chelf, of Win?bester, Va. The bride was
uttended by her sister. Mi.-s Evuyn Pol
:ard Deitrick, who wore a. -;owti of black
net over torqouise blue taffeta and car?
ried ma'denhair ferns. The liride wore
a t-raveling dress of tan broadcloth with
hat to match and carried bride's roses.
Dr. J. M. Winifree was best man. The
'oride is a ty-pical southern girl. Mr. and
M5s. Chr-if left ou a northern tour, anct
will mak-e their future home in Whiehes
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At the first English Evangelical Church
Tu??day night at 6:20 o'clock Miss Emma
Peterson beeame the bride of Mr. Louis
B. Sonneborn, of Baltlmore. Rev. Charles
A. Marks tjed the nuptiaJ knot
. Th? bride is the half-sfeter of Miss
Emlle A. Sugert, of Xo. i-<; lixst Broad
Str?:e.t. Mr. nnd Mrs. Sonneborn leiTt
immediately after the ceremony for their
future home ln Batimore.
The Second Presbyterian Church was
the scene of a beautiful wedding at high
noon Tuesday. when Miss Susie Taze
wh-11 Corling beeame the bride of Mr.
Robert McClure Paxten, of Rockbridge,
^'a. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. T. M. McCorkle. of Lynchburg, as
sisted by Rev. Dr. Witherspoon.
Hor four bride,- Taids were dressed' af?
ter the fityie of a rainbow, being in dif?
The bride wws preceaed up tlie aisle by
her sister, Miss Od-ele C< rling. who wore
* dainty dress of whi'.e organdy with,
ti.tin trimmings and carried cnrnutlons.
The bride, who entered the church
leaning on the arm of her father. was
handeomely gowned in white organdy
o\yr white taffeta. with a long tulie veii.
Rhe carried a bouquet of bride's roses,
the streamers of which were nearly cov
erod with Ulies of tbe vnlley.
Mr. Kdward Laid was the best man
and the eroonwaien were Mr. Wm. Mar
tin, Mr. Carl Bowers, Mr. Edward Monl
eomery and Mr. taiarles Lackey, of Rock
.immediately after the ceremony an ele?
gant luncheon' was given to the brldal
j?ertjr ?t the reeidence of the bride'* pa
MIss May Belle Duke. of South First
Street. and Mr. Malcom I. Peatross. a
popular cbnductor on the chmond,
Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad,
left Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock for
Waslungton. where they were married.
After an extended trip north, Mr. and
Mrs. Peatross will return to Richmond
and make their future home on oouth
The residence of Mr. William E. Davies
was the scene of a very pretty marriage
Wednesday ?afternoon at C:3D lo'clock,
when his daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Da?
vies Hoffman, beeame the wife of Mr.
Frank Richard Jeffress. Rev. Dr. Ro?
bert P. Kerr, of the First Presbyterian
Church, pastor of the bride, ofliciatlng.
Only the immediate relatives of the
young people were present, as there were
no cards dssued. Mr. Jeffress, former?
ly of Richmond, but now of Xorth Car?
olina, is a son of the late Captain L. M.
Jeffress, and a most popular young man,
having a large family connection in this
city and throughout the State.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffress will make their
future home in Xorth Carolina.
A marriage of much interest in this city
occurred Tuesday night, when Mr. Jacob
Hankins and Mrs. Amarda Jones were
united in marriage. The proud groom
was sixty-five and his bride isi sixty.
Rev. P. E. Throckmortjn performed the
ceremony. Their future home is Xo. 219
Nicholson Street, where they welcome
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At the First Baptist Church of Bowling
Green, last Thursday Miss Maude Pol
lard was united in marraige to Mr.
Robert Lee Turman, of Atlanta.
The bride, who was atttred in a blue
tailor-made traveling gown, with a Pari
sian hat to match, entered the church
with her sister, Miss Lalla Pollard, who
wore a gown of mousselinc with large
picture hat and carried pink chrysanthe
They were met at the altar by the
groom, accompanied by his best man. Mr.
Arthur Hynds, of Atlanta. The ushers
were Mr. Harry Clarke -and Mr. John
The ceremony was- impressively per?
formed by the bride's brother, Rev. Dr.
Edward Pollard. of Washington, at the
conclusion of which an elegant luncheon
was tendered the brieeal party.
The bride is the accomplished daughter
of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. John Pollard, while
the groom is a native of Alabama, but
now res'des in Atlanta. He is vice-pres?
ident and secretary of the Atlantic Lith
Mr. and Mrs. Turman left for an ex?
tended northern tour, and will be at
honie shortly to their manv friends, in
Among the guests from a distance
Miss Camcronn of Xorfolk; Mr. and'
! Mrs. Edward B. Pollard. of Washington,
' D. C; Otis Mason Pollard. Emdy Pol?
lard. Miss Juliet Pollard. of Phiad-lphia;
Mr. Arthur Hynds, of Atlanta; Mr. and
Mrs. G. Harvey Clarke. Miss urginia
Clarke. Miss Emma Clarke. Mr. and
Mrs. Mtllard F. Cox. John Pollard Cox,
Mrs. H. M. Long, Mrs. H. C. Pollnrd.
Mss Susie Greshira. Rev. Alfred Bag
by. Mrs. Xann'e Woolfolk, Mrs. H. A.
McCurdy. Miss Ethyl McCurdy and John
Garland Pollard. of Richmond,
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- Madame Sarah Grand. in company with
M'ss Ellen Terry and other eratnent ar-.
tlBts, landed ln Xew York Monday even^
lug from the Atlantic trahspoH liner Mln<;
nehaha. The interest felt in the per
sonality of this distingulshed woman was
ln nowiso destined' to disappointment
wven the dreary asmosphere of the docks
and thetrlals of the custom-house faiiea
to dim the cheerfulrtess of her buoyant
temper or to clbud a bright contidence
in American kindness and hospuallty.
Her appearance has clearly evoked en
thuslasm when one finds her descrlbed
as exquisltely fair, with "'blue eyes that
have a'smile in them" and a beautitul
Madame Grand's American tour under
the managem't-nt of Major J. B. Pond
opens in Philadelphia on October zatn
and on the 28th the Richmond public will
have an opportunlty of hearing her brtl
liant lecture on "The Art of Happiness."
Seats are being rapidly sold for this per
lutmamp at Uie Acaaemy toox-omce,
but there are still good ones to be had.
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Great interest is Deirjg manlfested ln
the rehearsals every night at the Acad
emy of Mustc of th* oera Princess Bon
nie, which is to be given on the iSlth and
?>lst for the benelit of the Hebrew Home
for the Aged andt lnflrm. The east was"
arranged ahd rehearsals" commenced
some months ago, so a very exeenenc
amateur performance may be looked
forward to. Boxes may now.be secured
ac tne oflice of Mr. Henry Hutzier, at the
Perpetual Building and Loan Associa
uon, on Main Street.
This opera is under the. direction of
Mr. Jacob Reinharot. One of the many
great sccnic details will be the produc
uon of a genuine waterfall upon ine
This coming week is not without its
share of Uie fever, wlnch is raging
the matrimonial world. The first tnat
is looked for this week is that of Miss
Florence Xeale, of Xo. 111 North Nine
teenth Street, to Captain Charles L.
Leadbetter, of Birmingham. The wed
dohg will be solemnized from tne hoiiu
of the brido's father, Mr. Sanvuei A.
Xeale, on next Wednesday.
On the same day. <tt Calvary Baptist
Church, at 6:30 o'clock ln the evening,
Miss Xettie Wats- n Spencer West, the
daughter of Mrs. G. F. V* est. will bocomo
the br.de of Mr. Edgar John Wicker.
lnvitations have also been issued for
the marriage of Miss Carrie Clay Page,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Page,
to Mr. George T. Omohundro. The wed?
ding will take place at 7 o'clock in the
evening from Uie Rhodes Methodist
. Church. Nelson county, on Wednesday.
Miss AVilson Shelton, of No. 211 South
Third Street, will also beeome a bride on
tho twenty-third, invitations having been
received to that effect.
Bremo ,on the upper James, the home
of the Misses Cocke, will be the scenc of
a pretty wedding, when Mrs. Samuel
Mayach "will beeome the bride of Mr.
William Bcnout Shielfis, of St Louis,
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The Board of tho W. C. A.. of Churc.h
Hill, will meet on Tuesday afternoon at
Xo. 2603 East Franklin Street. A large
attendance is desire.d,, as this meeting
is two weeks later than usual, it having
been postponed on account of the Car?
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A wedding of great interest to Vir
ginians this week will be that of Mr.
Henry Riely lo Miss Xettie C. Evans, of
Florence. S. C, which will take place
from that place Tuesday. Mr. Riely is
a scn .of lhe late Judge Riely, and a
member of the Bar Associufion of this
Miss Evans is very well known and
beloved htire, having at one time been
a. member of the Faculty of the Richmond
Female Semlnary. They will make ineir
future home with the groom's mbther,
Mrs. E. C. Riely, No. 14 East Grace
Miss Dorothea Leo, who is one of tlic
bridesmands. will leave to-day, accom
panied by Mrs. Charles Pa?.-erson Card
well, for Florence, S. C.
An enjoyable smoker and banquet was
given Friday night at the Westmoreland
Club by th> Pons of tli/> \ro-'--'
luti'on, at which covers were laid for ififtyi
lt was in honor of the ahmveisa-;. ^. .lie
surronoer of Yorktown. Dr, B. B. Minor
was toast-master. He called upon the
following speakers among others to re
spond: Hon. John Goode, Mr. Samuel
Pulliam, Colonel Mclntosh and Mr. Wil?
liam MeFarlane Jones.
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Mr. J. Morris Howard, of- Newport
News, and Miss Julia T. Parkinson were
united in marriage last Tuesday. evening
at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs.
T. H. Parkinson. Xo. 2611 East Marshall
Street, Rev. M. Ashby Jones performing
Miss Alberta Parkinson, sister of the
bride, was maid of honor. and Mr. Rich
ard J. Howard'. of Xorfolk, brother of
the groom, best man.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard will, make their
future home in Newport Xews.
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A marriage of interest took place in
Washihgton Thursday, both the parties
being from this city. Miss Vera Chris
tian Hunidley was the pretty bride and
Mr. Harry C. Gentry the groom. This
was not an elopemen't, for annouhcemerit
cards were sent out Friday by the bride*s
sister, Mrs. AV. W. Jeter, with whom she
Mr. and Mrs. Gentry are at home to
th'?lr friends at Xo. 624 Xorth Seventh
Cards are out for the marriage of Miss
Ella K. Charter to Mr. Howard S. Heslep,
a merchant in the West-End.
The ceremony will be performed" at the
Randolph-Street Baptist Church at 6:30
o'cloek next Tuesday evening bv Rev. C.
The bridc-elecf is lhe daughter of MV.
Ross Charter. of Xo. 510 South Laurel
Street. and is a member of the chotr 3f
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Mr. Joseph I. Ammons, of Henrico coun?
ty. and Miss Elleanora Lloyd, also of that
county, were quietly married at the
brid'e's home, at Seven Pines, last WJe-d
nesdnv. Rev. S. B. Ginn performing the
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Professor Stockton Axson, of Princeton,
will delight his hearers at the Woman's
Club on Monday night at half-past eight
o'clock by.'delivering his brilliant lec?
ture on the "Development of Shakes
peare's* Romantic Comedies." The ladies
are requested not to wear bonnets. They
may bring cscorts on this occasion.
A delightfui luneh was g-iven last Mon?
day in honor of Miss Clendenin, of Bal?
timore, by her hostess, Miss Helen Chris
tian. Among those who were invitsd
were the Misses Xora Loary, Elise Da?
venport, Elizabeth Davenport and! Miss
Reinhardt, of Boston.
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The "Stay-at-Home" Whist Club met at
the residence of Mrs. C W. P. Brock last
Monday night. Duplicate whist was play
ed. the highest score being made by Miss
Mattie Harris and Mr. John Tyler.
The next meeting will be held at the
residence of Miss Mattie Harris. Xo. 202
East Main Street, on Friday, the 25th,
instead of Monday, as usual. Membeis
are requested to assemble promptly at S
- The first meeting of the Girls' Club for
the season 1901-'02 took place .at the
r-liib-room. 2(503 East Franklin Street. Fri?
day evening. Miss Nellie Boykin, treas?
urer, read her report and then introduced
Miss Maria Blair, the speaker of lhe
evening. Miss Blair gave a ...charming '
talk on Spain, dwelling especially on Gib- I
rallar and touehing incldentally on Tan- i
fr'er and jts peculiarities.' After the itc
ture there was some open fiiscussion by
?he members. the by-laws were read
nnd annoiracements made for the season
1001-'02. Tho meeting closed with recita- ,
tions from Miss Leahy. j
Tho Club meets every Friday at 8, bu* '
at 7 there -will be a class in English, and
at.7:3p another in musie, these classes be- ,
Ing free to the mennsrs of tho'Ciub; .. ;j
Those; present Friday Veyenmgvwciej
Misses Sarah Moore, Pearl Stan^y. Myi
tte Jarratt, Fannie Falls, Maggie Ajjias,
Katle Gerhardt, Josie Hall, Lilllaa V ng
field, Lizzie Draper, Berta Han; tiUo
Misses Grattan, Blair, Nellte Boykia,
Maude Morgan, Mrs. Albert C. Bruce,
Mfsses Mered'ith, Gface Shields, tCatnieen
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The rehear<?als for the opera, Princess
Bonnia' ary being engaged in deligently
every night Ly those taking part, under
the skillfu! direction of Prof. Jacob Rein
hardt. It has been arranged to give the
opera twice the last week.In this month
at the Academy of Musie for the beuctit
of tho He'brew Home for the Aged and
Intirm. The east was arranged some
months back, so a very e.xcellent iraa
teur performance may be expected, as
well as looked forward to. One of the
many great scenic water'all upon the
duction of a genuine waterfjll upo.- the
stage. Boxes may be received at the of
fice of Mr. Henry Hutzier. at *he Perp*t
ual Building and Loan Association.
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Miss Mary Ashley Bell. of Fluvanna
county, wh-o has been the recipient of
many social favors in ihis city during the
ipast two weeks. will leave in a day or
two for New York. While in this city
Miss Bell was the guest of Miss Perkins,
and a'.Merward Of Miss Nora Lea.ry. She
waa also one of the party to attend the
launching at Newport Xcws yesterday
a:ild was the guest of honor at several
F-ox .parties during last week's Horse
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A marriage in the near future of inter?
est tb Virginians is that of Miss Mary'
Richard Chichester, of Philadelphia. to
Mr. Alexis Felix Du Pont, o? Wilming
lon, Del. The bride-elcct is the daughter
of Mr. Washingion B. Chichester, at
RockviMe, Md., and a relatlve o'f the weil
known Chichester family.
The Milton C. Work Whist Club" met
as usuitl last week; a skillful game was
played. the best score being mad'e by
Miss Addie Cbaffln and Miss Mitchell,
east and west; Mis Minor and Mrs. Pinck
nev, north and south.
Churt-h Hill will shcrtly be the scene
of another wedding. when Miss Annie
S-hn.plro will beccime the Ibrtde of Mr.
Morris Miller, of Xorfolk.
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Miss ?Margaret Fitzbugh May, v.-lio is
pleasahUy romsmbered by her many vis
itis in our midst. will bc married in Phil
adc-lphia next Wednesday to Mr. Joseph
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. J. Waiiaice will leave
next Friday to visit the Misses Ba.rry, of
Warre-nton. While there they will go on
a large fox hurit with a party of friends.
The friends of Mrs. Batfbour Thomp
son, c'J Atlanta, will be glad to hc.i.r that
."he will remain in Richmond nntil the
end of the month.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Glasgow (nee
Pirarheh) sailed for England yesterday,
tlieiir future home.
Miss Bettie Burwell Booker, the giftod
slnger, of' this city, arriyed In England
Wednesday, where she will continuo her
studv of vocal music for a year.
Miss Blanohe Hardy Hecht, of Xorfolk.
is visiting in the city. Miss Hedht will
take the part of Kitty at Uie comang
amateur opera o'f Princess Bonnle.
Miss Effic Branch and Miss Jean Foss
are visiting in Xew York.
Dr. R. P. Kerr will leave to-morrow for
Montreali where hc will attend a meet?
ing of lhe Council of tho. Reformed
Miss Blanche ?Ma.rt.in. of BowUng
Green, Va., is the guest of Miss .Fergus
son, at Xo. 2300 Ea.st Broad Street,
The marriage of Miss Gwin Xewman,
of Orange, to Mr. Conway Knox has been
announced for Xovember the 7th.
Tea was served at the Woman's Club
Monday afternoon from 5 to 7. Quite a
number of peopie calkd, including seyeral
visitors left among those who were here
attending the Horse Show. Tea was
poured by Mrs. Wihgb and coffee by Mrs.
On Tuesday Miss Aunspaugli. of Lynch
burg, gave several readings from BroCvn
ing, her skill in the rendering of which
delighted a hu"ge and enthusiastic au
dience. These readings wili continue for
six weeks in the form of a class for the
further study of Browning.
Friday the members were very much
disappointed at the postponemeht of tho
lecture that was to liave bet-n given that
afternoon by M., Jean Knatz d'Oricl, o?
Taris, Franeo, who should have leclured
on "L'Aiglon." He was very pleasantly
remembered as appearlng before this same
body iu a lecture on "Cyrano de Berge
The ofiicial organ of the "Huguenot," it
was decided at the meeting of the Execu?
tive Board oir Friday, will appear next
week, instead of commencing the year in
February. as usual. M. Jean Knatz
d'riel wass presented at the meeting, which j
was held at the residence of Miss Claie (
Guillaume. Tiie ofiicers were nominated
for eiection in Xovember as follows: Xvlrs.
George R. Cannon, president; Mrs. TVar
ner Moore, first vice-president; Miss Bes
sie Hoge, second vice-president; Mrs. Geo.
Lyon, third vice-president; Mrs. T. W.
Pemberton, recording secretary'; Miss C.
Guillaume, corresponding secretary, and
Mrs. J. B. Halyburtoh, treasurer.
A club which is composed of the Old
Domiriion grao'ua.te nurses was opened
Friday night at Xo. 1009 East Clay Street.
American Beauty and La France rcses
were prettily used as decorations in the
parlors. The nurses who were receiving
were Miss C. V. Austin. Miss Helen Bar
ney and Miss Elizabeth Webb, assisted by
Mesdames Louise O'Conner, H. C. Bou
dar, Grace Shields anel Celcste Berry.
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The Helping Circle of the King"s Daugh?
ters. at the'r meeting r'iiday aifternoo* ,
planned for an oyster supper, to be given
' under their supervlsion Tueselay week
at the school-room ot' St. John's Church.
This meeting was held at the residence of
Mrs. Carter. Xo. 2301 East Broad Street.
Miss Emma Schumann is visiting'friends
in the North. Before returning home she
will visit Buffalo, Boston, Philadelphia
Mrs. Dr. Charles J. Terrell. of Han
over is the guest of Mrs. J. Bell Bigger,
Xo: 71S West Grao- Street.
Miss'-s Gertie Scone and Annie Stone. of
Bucha?nan, Va., who were here at: the
Carniyal and remained to visit friends,
have returned to their home.
Miss Sally Roy Wallace, of Louisville,
Ky., is visiting Mr. H. Spiller Kelley,
Xo.020 West Grace Street
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Miss Daisy Staton, of Tazewell county,
is visiting licr uncle, Br. Lee W. Staton.
Miss Bettie Wood and Miss Lanra Per
kinson, of Petersburg. who spent .Carni?
val week with the family of Sergeant
Kerse, have returned to their home, after
Maving had an enjoyable time.
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Mrs. J. R. V, Dnn'el, after spending the
summer at Clifton Springs, N. Y.. and th?
mountains of Virginia. has returned to
this city much improved in heaJth. Her
son. R-ojj?-rt W- P-an?eI, is attending the
University of Virginia.
Mr. J. P. McGuire is tho guest of his
friend, Dr. Lewis Pendleton, of Louisa
county, -where hc is enjoyingr a bird hunt.
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Much regret. ia caused,ln this city by. I
the illness of Miss Grace Day, of Smith-/
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The younger society set ls antlclpattng
with a great deal of pleasure the meetlngs
of the Junior Cotilllon Class, which, under
the supervision of Mis3 Anna Deane Carr,
will meet at Belvtdere Hall on alternate
Friday evenings during the wlnter. Miss
Carr Has Issued a llmlted number of in?
vitations, and those who have the good
fortune to be invited to attend will par
ticipate in some of the most charming
social features of the wlntor. The Junior
Cotilllon is organized especially for the
pretty buds and their attendant beaux of
the young set The first cotilllon will be
danced on Friday, Xovember ls,t, from 9
to 12 o'clock at Belvidere Hall. The pat
ronesses are as follows: Mrs. George Bcn
Johnston, Mrs. Thomas X. Carter, Mrs.
B. T. D. Myers, Jr., Mrs. Vlrginlus New?
ton, Mrs. Charles Bolllng, Mrs. Pleasaa
ton Conquest, Mrs. John Lyons, Mrs.
Adolphus Blair, Mrs Graham Hobson,
Mrs. John Skelton Williams, Mrs, W. S.
P. Mayo, Mrs. Frank Powers, Mrs. John
Farland, Mrs. Dabney Jefferson Carr.
Misses Mary and Aodie Campbell are
visiting their aunt. Mrs. J. Monroe Camp?
bell, of Xewport Xews.
Miss Mary Johnston, the authoress, of
''To Have and to Hold." is the guest <>f her
c.ousin. Dr. George Ben Johnston, No. 407
East Grace Street.
Mr. Henry* Carrington Riely will leave
to-night for Florence, S. C, where, on
Tuesday, he will marry Miss Nettle
Evans. Dr. Garnett Xeisuii, his best man,
will also travel down with him.
Miss Rose Edge. of Albemarle, is vis?
iting Miss Alta Cooper, at Xo. 414 Eaot
* . *
Mrs. Wm. F. Duval left yesterday for
Washington on a visit to her sister, Mrs.
Miss Bertha Dorsey, of Baltimore. will
be the guest in the near future of Mrs.
Frank Powers, of East Fran&Hu Street.
* * *
Miss Ellen Bagby, of this city, is visit?
ing at Orange, Va.
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Miss Madge Friedly is visiti.ii: ln Char
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Miss Sallie Lahe, of B:cU>nl City. ls
the guest of Miss Elsie Smtih.
Mrs. Culpeper, who before her marriage
was Miss Mary Harwood, of this city,
anu who has been visiting relatives here,
has returned to her home in Portsmouth.
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Mr. John L. "^viiiiams, who has been
attent'ing the Episcopal Convention in San
Frndoco, Cal., arrived in Richmond this
Miss Hannah Blum, also little Miss Syl
via and Master Irvtng M"?y nf rv
Courthouse. have returned home, after
spending Carnival week with their yla
The Ladies' AuxJUary of the Masonic
Home will meet at tho Masonic Temple
MISS NANNIE LANGHORNE
WON THE FIRST PRIZE.
Miss Nannie Langhorne, of Lynchburg, won the first prize in the
floral parade at the Lynchburg Fair and Carnival last week. The parade
opened the festival last Tuesday and Miss Langhorne's turnout was much
admired by the large crowd of spectators.
at 11 o'clock A. M. next Tuesday. The
chalrmen of all commiiiees are requesled
to have their reports ready.
At the recent brilliant royal reception
given to the Duke and Duchess of Corn
wall and York (the future King and
Queen of England), in the Parliament
buildlngs, Queen's Park, Toronto, on Fri?
day evening, October 11th, Miss Bessie
Tunstall Barber had the honor of being
presented and shaking hands with their
MR. FISHER WAS SILENT.
He ls No After-Dinner Talker and Didn't
Respood to tails.
It was after 3 o'clock yesterday morn?
ing be'Jore the banquet tendered by the
'R4climond! Passenger and Power Compa?
ny to its oflicials and other employes
broke up. at tho Masonic Temple.
Mr. George E. Fisher was several times
called on for a ?speech, but declined to
responct He is not a speech-maker. Ev?
ery time his frarne was mentioned the
live hundred people present cheered. Mr.
Fisher seemed to fully appreciafO the
honor done. hiia.
Captain Frank Ctinningham. made a
pretty little speech and sang "The Blue
and the Gray." He was encored, and
sang "It was Mother's Way."
Captain Cunningham received a great
ovatton. He led in singing "Auld Lang
Svne" as the crowd dispersed.
MOURNING PERIOD ENDED.
Flags oa Officia! Buildlngs Fly AgBtn at
(By Assoclated Press.l
WASHEXGTON, Oct. 1!).?The" period or
official mourning for the late President
McKinley ended at noon to-day and the
flags on the White House and public
buildings in Washington were raised to
the top of their staffs.
Dr. J. McCurdy, secretary of the Pea
bodry School Fund, paid- his respects to
the President to-day. He said that the
suggestion had been made that" President
Roosevelt succeed the late President on
the Board of Trustees.
Senator McLaurin, of South Carolina,
introduced to the President to-day col?
onel A. B. Andrews, first vice-president
of the Southern Railway, and Dr, Alc
Adee, president of tne Cotton Spinners*
WENT THROUGH HIGH TRESTLE.
Doubls-Header Frcight Plun;es Fifty Feet,
Killing Oce and hiiuriu-f Four Men.
(By Assoclutod . Prosa.)
B1RMINGHAM. Oct VJ.?A. double
header freight on the Central of Geor
gia went through a threstle 50 feet hlgti
near Leods to-day, iciding one man and
injurlng 4 others. Dead:
Fireman Simason Hunter.
Injured: Engineer J. W. Webster, fa
tally; Oscar Vaughn, Fireman Carroll,
Mark Wood, a tramn.
Both ' englnes and five cars were
Alderman James Bahen bas been con
fined* to his bed since.Thursday with an
attack of tho jfria. .: .1
ANDERSON IN SCOTT.
Makes a Clean, Clear Speech to an Attentive
(Special Dispatch to Tho Times.)
GATE CITY, VA., Oct. ll>.?W. A. An?
derson, Democratic candidate for Attor
ney-General, made a speech of two hours
: here to-day. He started? out by saying
that he did! not represent himself, but
the Democratic party, and that he dttt
not rropose to discuss national politics.
The day before McKinley was shot, ho
said, the tariff had done its work; re
ciprocity is tho only tariff for revenue
only, the tariff and currency questions
are about settled, the currency questioni
Xo man. whether Christian or not, can
look back over the history of this coun
try without concluding that God directs
events of this country- He said he ha<i
heard of no ciiarges by the Republicans
against the adminlstration of the State
government for the past fifteen years;
that the Republicans' had made a mistake
in dragging the Constitutional Convention
into this campaign.
He gave an analysis bt the L'nderwood,
Constitutiort and said it was made up
of scalawags and negroes. He paid a
high tribute to PJ. M. Carter, Democratic
candidate for the Legislature, and urged
his eiection. Mr. Carter made a short
speech and in turn paid a high tribute
to Mr. Anderson. The audience was very
attentive, but not large.
SUITS FOLLOW FAIR.
Men Arrested for Glving Away Beer Want
Damages for False Imprisor.ment.
(Special Dispatch to Tho Times.)
LYNCHBURG, VA., Oct. 19.?Two suits
have been instituted here for five thou
sanel dollors each by Waiter P. Shaner,
agent, md Andrew J. Xolan, employe or
the CLattanooga" Brewing Company,
against Charles M. Guggenheimer ana
Samuel T. Withers, ofhcials of the Lynchi
burg Fair Association.
Shaner had a float in the trades parade
on Thursday and later inthe day carried
it to the fair grounds, to which he was ad
mitted. He began giving away beer to
advertise his business and for doing so
was placed! under arrest on complaint ot
the fair ofRcials. Shar.er appliedi to
Judge Adams, of the Campbell County
Court. for bail and the Judge decided
that there was no law ur.der which he
could be held'.
Xolan was arrested along with Shanor.
and both are suing on the ground' o?
WILL SAIL FOR CUBA.
Coaverted Yacht Eazie Will Survey and Rc
(Speclal'Dtspatcb to The Times.)
XORFOLK, VA., Oct. 19.?The United
States converted; yacht Eagle, command
ed by Lieutenant Commander Diehl, has
arrived from New York anel is expeoted
to sail on Monday for Cienfuegos, -
She wili remain there perhaps nine
months surveying and rechartlng the
GENERAL VVALKER'S VITALITY.
He Does Not Improve and Cannot Last Long
Without a Change.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
WYTHEVILLE, VA., Oct 19.-The last
advices from the bedside of General Jas.
A. Walker in&icate that his condition is
not improved. The doczors state that
there will have to be a change in a
short time either for the better or the
worse, as he cannot last. long la rus
General Walker*s vitailty Is wonderfui.
The first rehearsal of the children of
the Wednesday Club was held1 yesterday
at noon in the old All-Satnts" Church.
The llmit. which is 60u chiidron. they
think, has been raached, and an enojur
aging outlook is before tho Cbitdx&n"?
Ghorus. . :- ,
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WARM FIGHT AND
A CLOSE DISTRICT
Candidates Wallace and Wallsr Run?
ning Neck and Neck.
PATENT LABEL FOR PICKLES.
Fir.e Hshing la Acquia Creek?Frederickss,
burg Business Men Buy Out an Alex
andria Conccru? A Mer
(Special Dispatch to The Tlmea.)
FREDERICKSBURG, VA., Oct. 19.?
Both the Democratic and Republican; cart/
did*ates for the State Senate in this <li&~
j trict, Dr. G. M. Wallace and Mr. Ab
salom. Waller, respectlvely, are maklngr
an exceedingly actlvc canvass, and) tho
vote between them will be close. Tha
same applies to the race for the House
of Deitrgates in tr/s city and Spotsyl
vamla county between Mr. J. H. Blscoe,
Demoerat, and Mr. Henry Warden. Dem?
oerat, and Mr. M. K. Loivrv, Republican.
Fishing in Aquia Creek near here is
popular now. A prominent gentleman
caught there one day this week ln ona
hour 3-1 pounds of black bass. The larg?
est of the catch weighCd I 1-2 pounds.
Mr. R. R. Mason, of Locust Grove,
Orange county. has purchosedi the Wil?
liams farm in Spotsylvanla county, four
mile? from this city. containing 10S acresj
Messrs. E. T. Baker and Charles B.
Tackett, of this city, have purchased tho
dry goods stock and business of Tackett
& Marshall, in Alexandrla, and will con
d-uct the establlshment on a large scale.
Mr. M. C. Grasty, formerly of this city,
will also be a partner in the concern.
Mr. Baker will still remain in businesa
here. He is also a partner in a largo
store in Charlottesville.
air. John A. Stone. who has been eiv
gaged in the hardware business here for
years, has solcB out and retired, owlng
to ill he-Alth.
Mr. C. W*. Edrington, proprietor of the
Wiekliffe hotel at Atlantio City. with his
family, will spend; the winter here.
A patent for a label?"Pickles for the
Elite"?(for pickles) has been grartted at
Washington to W. D. Riehardsore, of tlua
NEWSPAPER OFFICE ON FIRE.
Valisble Files of lhe Frederkksburg Star
for Several Years Burned.
(Special Dispatch to The Tlmos.)
FREDERICKSBCRG. VA.. Oct. VJ.-~
The Star printing and pubtishlng buiid^
ing caught oti rire- to-day and narrowiy
escaped destruction. The Fire Depart?
ment was promptly on hand. Damago
about rive hundxed dotlars. Files of tho
paper for several years were also lost.
A History of Ricbmoad.
R. A. Brock, of the city. ls to writa
a. history of Richmond, her en\dronment3
and varied intcrests. ile will commence
with events of ItJOS ahd conclude wlcn
those of 1000. ln connection with tho
general history. the commerciat antJ ln
dustrial developmehts will be given ars
Richmond 13 iuvpsted with an interest
utiijiirpassed by any other city in tho
The next convention of managers of
free employment offtces will be held ia
New Orleans in February, 1902.
Two hundred llnemen, employed by the
Chlcago Telephon-j Company. went ou
strike because the company had* refused
to glvu them an incrcaso of 25 cents a
day in their wages. Linemen and repa.tr
men have been recefvlng $2.15 aud ??": a
day. Foremen's wages have ranged from
$3.25 to ?3.50 a day.
-New Virginia Buefcwheat, tc. Ib.; Large
Irish Potatoes, 21c. pk.; Granalatod St.gar,
ic. Ib.; Salt Pork, Sc; Pure 1-ard Uc.
Ib.; Grape Nuts, 12c. pkg.; Liou Cor
fee. 10c. Ib.; Arbuckles Coffee, 10 l-2c;
Small California iknis, D I-2e.: New
Prunes, 5c. Ib.; Can Tomatoes, To. can;
Can Corn, Tc. can; Rreast Iiacon, 12 l-2e.
Ib.; Small Sraithtletd Haras, ?'e. Ib.; Nesr
Hominy Grita, 2c. Ib.; .'iried .?. prlcots, J2c
Ib.; Oyster Crackers. ?c. Ib.: Cracker
Dust, 5c. Ib.; Best <"ity Meal, I3c. pk.;
Catawba Wine, 10c. .'?(.; Blackborry Wine.
lUc. q.L; 4 Large Fat Macknel L5c;
Cedar Buckcts, 12c.: Mouruain Roll But-.
ter. l^c. Ib.; 5-pvund Pull Preserves 30e.,
S. ULLMA>T3 SON.
Now ready to server at X7p-Town and
Down-Town places on Half Shell. Shioped
dlrect from Mob-Jack Bay, Severn Xttv?r,
Craat South Bay, Jjanm ImUq