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identical garment that your
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supporters attached are distinctly
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More eicpensive patterns exquisitely
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Brilliant Receptlon G3vert' tiy
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Levvis
at Thelr Home.
(Speclnl to The Tlmen-Dlspatcb.)
LYNCHBURG. VA., Fobruary 20.?After
belng ia wlnter jjuarte rs for several
?weeks, Lynchburg socioty was revlvod
on Thursday evenlng of this week wlth
a brilliant receptlon given by Mr. and
Mrs. John IL Lewls, at thelr home on
Court Stre-ot. The halls and apartmonts
of tha resldence had been charmlngly aad
most tastefully decorated for the occa?
slon wlth plams and smll.ix. whllo in the
dinlng-roora there was a wcalth of ever
green and flowers, the table belng- par
ticuiarly beautiful wlth its hurden of tu
llps, smilax, and candy ornaxnonts. Mu
elo was furnished by Scocozza'a Parloo
Orchestra, which was sentcd m the re?
ceptlon hall on tho lower floor.
Tho guests were received by Mr, and
Mrs. Lewls, Mrs. W. R. Abbot, Jr.. Mrs.
Langhorne Lewls. Mrs. Frank P. Chrls?
tlan, Mrs. Hayes Otcy, Mrs.- RpbJert. T
Craighill and Mrs. E. S. HutterrXFrojn
the rcar parlor, in which the recclvlng
party stood, tho company wore.ushored
hy Mrs. S. P. HaJsey lnto the front par?
lor, whero they wero received by Mrs.
P. A. Krlse, Mrs. L AV. Wilson. and
Mrs. R. A. Carrlngton* A dellcious frozen
punch was. sorved In thls apartment by
Mrs. Gustav Stalling, assisted by Miss
Edna Hutter and Mrs. J, M. B. Lewis.
From here tho guests were invlted by
Mrs. John Katz, Jr., and Mrs. J. Holmes
Smlth Into the dinlng room, where ele
gant refreshments were served, under
tho dlrectlon of Mrs. Robert E. Craighill,
Mrs. AV, S. Adams and Mrs. Paul C. Ed_
A dellghtful feature of tho receptlon
was an informal programmo of muslc and
rccltatlons, which was givon by Mr. Polk
Miller, of Riehmond. and Miss Metzgcr,
of the Randolph-Macon Woman's Col?
Mr. and Mrs. AV. I*. Turner were not
altogether surprlsed Tuesday nlght when
a "tacky party" entcred their liospltable
home on Franklin Hill. Mrs. Turner got
an inkllng of the affalr early In the even
lne, and hearlng a rustlo brlde and groom
would bo representcd and a mock. mar?
rlage performed. she at once procceded
to bake the brlde's cake.
Somo very Inierestlng rccltations were
given, but tho most attractive features
of tho fun wore a picture of a donkey
whlch was found plnned on the wall, a?id
the sight of a very pretty valcntlno of?
fered to tho one who could como the
noarcst adjustlng his tall. The valentlne
was won by llttle Miss Mcrle Turner, and
was presented in a very lnterestlng and
iaughable manner by a young Ltfy of the
party. The second prlze. a heart. was
won by Mr. KnlghL Master Itaymond
Turner won ihe booby prlze. which was a
box of soap.
The guests were Invlted into the dinlng
room where refreshments was served from
10 to 12 o'clock, and the fun was con?
tlnued In trying thelr fortunes with the
brlde's cake. Miss Jennlngs was tho one
to strike the ring, and Miss Harvcy, of
Montvale, got the plece of money,
One of the mo3t lnterestlng recitals that
has ever been heard at tho Randolph-Ma
con AVoman's College was given yester?
day afternoon by two members of the
faculty, Mrs. AAMJllam. M. Strother and
Professor AV. Saunders A.lanis. lt was a
rendltlon ot Rlchard Strauss' muslc to
the readlng of Enoch Arden. The fact
that Mrs. Strother would'read attracted
a very large crowd from town, and, al?
though accommodation was Inadequate
for the audlence. Professor Adams, by
way of Introductlon, gave a brief account
of Richafd Strauss, whom he considers
the greatest of Hvlng composers. and the
threo motives which run through tho
musical drama, one of whlch cliarartor":?es
Annio Lee; one, Phllllp Ray. and one,
Enoch Arden.- Then Mrs. Strother read
the poem, read it gloriously, in flne volce.
and with artlstlc Internretation. whlch
brought tho story home to every liear
er. whlle Professor Adams played in per
Cotlllon in Portsmouth.
(Soeclnl to Tlie TlmoR-Dlaipatcb 1
PORTSMOUTH, VA.. February 21.-The
monthly german of the Portsmouth Co
tillon Club was givon in Klrn Hall
Thursday nlght and led by Mr. James
B. Maupin. Mrs. Mary Kash, Mrs. Mary
Mooro and Mrs. Kenneth McAlplne .wero
chaperones, and the followlng young
ladles and gentlemen were present: Mrs
Mary Nash, Zoe Sykes, Augusta Maupin'
Ciara Klrn, Etta Culpepper. Wlnnlo"
AAatts. Suslo Grlce. Janle Neely, L,u)|e
Hudglas, Alloe AVells, of Mnryland; Bes
sle Klrn, Mrs. George R. Parrlsh: Messrs.
W. L. Langhorne. Jr., Gilbort TVcldon
Howard Whlte, T. W Mattliews, L R
Wbittid, Ar. Proctor, AA'. Duke, AV G
Carney, George R. Parrish, C. C. Gravea"
M. R, Hudglns, Collins Hlll. E; M. AA'atts'
J. B. Hudglns. Chandlor Hlll, J, t Ben
ton. R, Klrn, J. u. Maupin, A. Fleet J A
Woodslde. H. B. Hunter and AV. Gl'eason'
The musio was furnished by tho Elite
Ofthe May Sale of Ladies9
and Children's Shoes.
values yet offered
under price. Look for yourself
Every item a master bargain and must be
closed out. Below we will tell you of the best
?some of the Shoes are out of style, but way
Ladies' Tan and
Black, Button, and
f* Lace Shoes, pointed
^ toOS, &C. Mfjjy'a
$3.00 Shoes for 25c a pair.'
P Ladios' sizes in this
^-*/ lot, Shoes Avorth up
to $1.25 for 69o.
Here is a
chanco to get
a fit. This lot
is full of good
shapes and full si_.es,
The 35c Klnd, . , . 18c
Ladles' lioots, . ... $1,00
Storm Shoes, best grade 33a
31/1:, Broad Street ,
Frederlcksburg Reports Many j
Plcasurable Soclal Events.
THE LITERARY SOCIETIES,
The Programme at the Fredorlcksburg
College on Thursday Nlght "Was a
Most Successful One?Qymna
sJum Team Friday Nlght.
fSppclnl to Thn Tlmcs-DlBpntch.)
, FREDERICKSBURG, VA? Feb. 2L
Tho week ln soclal clrcles has boen a
gay one. certainly ln respect to onter
talnments. Thero havo been card bar
tles. skatlng, the tntormedlato celebra
tlon by the socletles of Frcderlcksburg
College, an exhlbltlon at the Opera House
by the college gymnaalum team, and two
ooncerts at the Opern House by the'
oclebrated Banda Rossa Band. Besldes
thero havo been many vlsltors in the
Tho last meetlng of tlie winter of the
Thursday Night Card Club was enter?
talned by Miss Fajinlo Taylor on Thurs?
day night and was a most enjoyable
occaslon to all present Euchre was the
game and dainty refreshments were
served durlng the evening.
The programme at the celebratlon of
Ihe llterary socletles of Frederlcksburg
College on Thursday nlght was a most
pleaslng one, and was , enjoyed by a
large audlence. It was as follows:
"Sercnata," piano solo, Miss Bruce.
Oratlon, "lnfluence of Literature on
Indlvldual Life," J. B, Garnett.
"Love's Old Sweet Song," Collego
Declamatlon?From "Leopard's Spots,"
F. B. Rosebro.
"La Bello Amozone" (piano solo), Miss
Ess&ys. "Empire or Republlc?" T. R
"Pale in the Amber AVest," College
Declomatlon. "The New South," H. G.
"Paplllans d'Amour," Miss Somerville.
Essay. "The Footprlnts of tho Abor
lglnes," Miss Carter.
Declamatlon. "Stars and Stripos," G.
Tho entertalnment at the Opera House
Friday nlght by the gymnaslum team of
the collego -was appreciated by a falr
audlence. Tho team dld splendld work
and surprlsed even thelr warmest odmlr
ers by thelr work, many of the acts be?
lng equal to those porformed by profes
sional athletes. /
Tho Banda. Rossa Band concert by
Itallan muslctars cn Saturday evenlng
and agaln at nlght were largely attended
and greatly enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Hall left this week
to vlslt friends at Montgomery. Ala.,
and wlll extend thelr trlp to Florlda be?
fore their return.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Tylor, who
havo been visiting the parents ot Mrs.
Tylor, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Scott, have
returned to thelr home, ln Baltlmore.
Mr. and Mrs. Absalom AValler, who
spent tho winter at Greensboro, Go.,
havo returned to their handsomo home,
In Spotsylvanla county.
Miss Lucy Holladay, of Spotsylvanla
county, is In Florence, Ala., the guest
ot Mr. and Mrs. Mason DUlard. j
Miss Mary Goodwin, of New York. was
the guest thls week ot Dr. S. AV, Car
mlchael and famlly.
Miss Sallle Sager, of Middlesex county,
is tho guest of Miss Mercer Crutchfleld
HAS RETURNED HOME.
Mrs. G. V. Stuart, who has been visit?
ing Mrs. S. G. Wallace. has returned to
her home, at Parkersburg. West Vlr?
Misses Lizzie and Eleanor Cropley, who
have been visiting Mrs. Anna C. Klng
in this city, have returned to their home
Judge C. M. Whlte, of tho County Court
of Fauquler, who has been visiting; Mr.
Frltz Jones and famlly in Klng George
county. has returned home.
Mayor AV. Key Howard, of Urbanna,
who has been visiting his brother, Mr.
A. Randolph Howard here, has returned
MIsses Mattle and Jeannle Riley have
returned from a pleasant vlsit to
frlends in Riehmond.
Mrs. Dr. L. Bettelhelm, o" Baltlmore,
who has beon the guest of her slster.
Mrs. Isoac Hlrsh. here, is now visiting
friends in Riehmond.
Mrs. C. E. Hunter, .who has beon
spondlng the wlnter in Baltlmore, spent
this week with rolattvcs and\ frlends
Mrs. Besslo Rhelne, of GeorgetoWn, D.
C, ls visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
B. Goldsmith. here, accompanled "by Miss
Sodlo Fletcher, of Baltlmore.
Whist Club at Smithfield.
(Speclnl to Thn Tlmea-Dlspaitch.)
SMITHFIELD, VA., February 21.?The
Ladles' Whist Club was most gracefully
entertlned on Thursdy by Mrs. Charles
Fenton Day, at her resldence, on Church
Streot. A _ o'clock plnk and whlto lunch
eon wns scrved In a most chnrminic ma
nor, tlm table dccoratlonfl bolng Testotit
roses, smllax and plnk sh.idcn. iuid R. nals
sanco laco ovor plnk satln. Tlm Rouvenirg
of tho evenlng wero imlnlnturo bronsso
Thoso present were Mosdnmes T, Bnr
row, AL F. Jordan, J. D. Gray. n. E, Boy
kln, E. II, Cofcr, J. a. Wllson. W. C,
rt.mcfl, T, N. Joiicb, C. W. Warron, Mlsses
Mamle Thomas and Nannlo T. Todd, ot
Thq Assembly ln Henry Clay Inn on
(Spoelnl tn Tho Tuiien-ninnntch.)
ASHLAND, VA., Februnry 21,-IIonry
Clay Inn bn Frlday nlght presenled a
sceno of unusual lovcllness. when the
asombly, ono 'ot tho most delightful and
f.iegant ontertaltiments ever glven horo,
was held. Tho lobby and dlnlng-room wero
beautlfully decorated ? ln palms, and
throughout bhe evenlng Thllow's Orchcs
tra, ol RIchmond, ronderetl Htv.ct muslc.
The reception commltteo reeelved the
Guests ln tho lobby. Those rccelvlng
V. ero Mrs. Snm R. Carter, whose gown
wus whlto net over taffota nnd plnk car
nallons, wlth Alr. Carter; Alrs. John Ad
dlBon, ln black chiffon, blue velvet trlhi
mlngs and diamonds, wlth Mr. Addlson;
Mra. A. P. Gullbert, Bray etamlno over
lafTota. white lace mcdaliions, with Jlr,
Gullbert; Mrs. Alarye, yellow sllk, black
velvet trlmmings, wlth Colonel L, T. AV.
Marye; Alrs. Tato Chenery, black etamlno
over tafteta and violets. wlth Alr. Chen?
ery; Alrs. J. G. Hughea, black sllk, with
Mr. Hughes; Alrs. A. S. Carr, whlto or
gandy and llllcs of the valley; Mrs. Suo
Wrlght, black crepe do chlne and violets.
After the rcception a delightful aup
per was scrved, wihlch was followed by
a bnll, In whlch many ot tlie young poo?
, Among tho guests nt tho assembly wero
Mr. and Mrs. Walter AViillams. Mr. and
Mrs. H. G. Buchanan, of RIchmond; Mr.
and Alrs. J. C. Blaslngamo, Mr. tnd JlrB.
\X. IL Chenery, Atr. and Alrs. R. L. Cnen
ery, Mrs. Hlll.Carter, Jllss Redd, Alr,
and Mrs. E. A. Evans, Jlr. and Jlrs. Con?
way Gordon, Jlrs. J. H. lloofnagle, Jlrs.
Hartsook, Mr. and Alrs. Gilbert Hunt, Dr.
and MrB. C. B. Jonos, Mr. and Mrs. Nat,
Lancaster, Mr. and Mrs, Bryan. AIcCul
leil, Mr. and Alrs. C. L.' Rullln, Alr. AVnl
ter Sydnor, Jlr. Barrett Sydnor and Jlrs.
Sydnor, Mrs. Charles Stebblns, Jlrs. A,
C. AVIghtman, Mr. and Jlrs. Alec. AA'ar
v/lck, Jlr. and Alrs. Austln Burr, Mrs. Al,
E. P. Kerr, Jlr. and Jlrs. C. C. Brldgcs,
Mlss Llby Leake, Mlss Hurley. Miss 'iim
ti-rlake, of RIchmond; Allss Perklns, of
Norfolk; Allss Nash, of RIchmond; Jllss
Anna Page. of Cumberland; Mlss Easter,
of A\rest A'lrglnla; Jllss Lavender, of A'lr?
glnla; Jllssea Nnnnle A'aden, Virgic
Evans, Conde Brldges. Aiollle Brldges,
Roberta Wrlght, Marguento Wrlght. Tu
n.'e AVeo AVright, Julla AVelsiger, Amella
Kerr, Loulse Chllds, Seabrooke Mldyette.
Ar.nle Hunter, Annle Bllncoe, Jlargle
Hunter, Augusta Nlxon, Jlal Jordan, Lucy
Jordan, Hosallo Jlllnes, Cnrrlo Nlxon,
I-'annle Lancaster, Annio Lancaster and
JIattie AicCullcn; Messrs. H. Blakney, W.
A BIggs. J. E. Cox, J. JI. Cox, Frsnk
Cox. Beale Davls. AV. S. Duell, S. J. Dos
well, Leslle Ellls, AV. L,. Fay, Rob Hun?
ter, E. M. Jordan, J, Mlller Leake, T. L.
Lancaster, C. H. McCnllen, .1. R. JIcNcal,
R. F. Nlxon. J. L. Price, R. E. Parham,
H, AV. Roundtrce. J. T. Roblnson, E. L.
C. Scott, L. F. Tislnger. Rlchlo A'aughnn.
H. D. Kerr, R. R. Jlorton. Lyell Rlce,
T. V. L, Gllchrist, Dr. S. F. Hart, Dr.
J. AVoode Jordan.
IN RALEIGH S0CIETV
Events ofthe Week in the North Caro
(Speclal to Tho Tlmcs-DIspatcb.)
RALEIGH. N. C, February a.?An cs
peclally successful matinee was given to
day by some of the best talent of Ra
lelgh's soclety folk, under the ausploes
of the North Carollna Daughters of the
Rcvalutlon, the procceds to benefit the
fund belng ralsed by the soclety for the
erection of a monument to the ladies of
the "Edenton Tea Party." A feature of
the programme to-day was a stlrrlng ad?
dress by Chlef Justice Walter Clark, his
theme belng "The Edenton Tca Party."
Thero was music from the boys' band
from the School for tho Bllnd. A na?
tlonal drlll by a physlcal cultut;e class
from the same Institutlon and young
ladles from the several colleges, Baptlst
Unlversity, St. Mnry's and Feace Insti
tute took part as readers, reclters, solo
Ists, etc. Two especially notable fea?
tures wore the mlnuet by young ladies of
Raleigh and cadets of tho Agrlcultural
and Jlcchanlcal Collego, and a tableau,
"Edenton Tea Party." A crcditable sum
wa.s realized' from the matinee.
The February german by the Nlne
o'Clock Cotlllon Club was the most Im?
portant soclal function of tho week, the
club belng probably the most excluslve
ln Raleigh soclety. Among the' visiting
ladles who partlclpated were Jliss Loug,
of Statesvllle; Mlss Lyon, of Durham;
Allss JIargaret AVade, of AYashlngton,
D, C.; Jllss Annie Page, of Prlncess Anne,
A'a.; Allss Stovenson, of New Bern; Allss
Chambers, of Charlotte; JHss Fiske, of
Baltlmore; Allss Dockery, of Charlotte;
Allss Loulse Adklns, of RIchmond.
Thq Daughters of tho Revolutlon have
momoriallzed tho General Assembly for
credltabie representation of North Caro?
llna at tho St. Louls AA'orld's Falr in 1904.
The memorlal was propared by Mrs.
Thomas J. Jarvls.
Capltal Club held thelr F"ebruary ger?
man Frlday night. Like all functlons
given by thls club lt was notable for
thorough elegonco and tho presence of
tho most promlnent Raleigh soclety folk
Jlrs. Henry E. Litchford entertained
thls aftornoon in honor of Dr. and Jlrs.
J. M. Ayer, who aro hero from New York
on tholr bridal tour. It was a plnk tea,
and proved a most onjoyablo occaslon.
Thero wero probably two hundred and
flfty callers, Dr. Ayer was a practlclng
dentlst here for-n nambor of years before
he purchased a seat on the New York
Stock Exchange, and ls especially popu?
lar in Raleigh. Ho married Miss Ida Ala
Bon, of Now York, They wlll spond sev?
eral days here beforo resumlng thelr
bridal trlp South, inoludtng polnts of In?
terest la Florldn.
FAITHFUL PASTOR RESKJNS.
Accldents to Two Ladios in Princa Ed?
(Spcclnl to Tlio Tlnio--Disrmtch..
FARAIVILLE, VA., Fob. .1.?Rev. J.
H. Co'uch, who has served fnlthfully tho
Baptlst Church at S prlng Creek, ln tho
upper end of Prince Edward county, for
t.ho past ten yenr.", has reslgned and
taken a posltlon wlth tlio Rollgious Her
ald. Ho beglns hls new work Jlnrch lst.
Mlsa Lllllun Rucker, a prolty young
lady of Prince Edward county, sus
talned a palnful Injury by fnlllng from a
horse, sprainlng her arm vory badly.
Mrs, T. C, Andorson, of Olosko, reeelved
vory palnful In.urloa whllo drlvlng to
the postofflco last Thursday. Tha horso
whloh sho was drlvlng took frlght at
so mo object by tho rond sldo nnd rnn
agalnst a gate post, upsetting tho buggy
and occupitnt, Jlrs. Anderson was ta..en
up and carrled lnto tlio houso of Alrs.
C, O, Forbcs, whvro lior wounds wero
BIshop Randolph ls expectod to proach
ohd udmlnlster the rlto of conllnnatlon
at tl]o Eplscopal Cluircli horo Sunday..
Wauhlngton"., lilrllulny wlll bo observed
hero Monday by the closlng or all publlo
Tho regulnr tonn or Prince Edward
County Oli'cuit Court wlll conveno ln tho
courthouse Monday, March 2d, Tho dockot
>0 largor than lt lias been for years past.
One of the essentlals of the happy homes of to-day is a fund of
Informatiofl as to rlght llvlng and the best methods of promotlng
health and happiness. "With proper knowledge, each hour of
recreation, of enjoyment and of effort may be made to contrlbute
to that end and are of not less value than the uslng of the most
wholesome foods and tho selecting of tho best mediclnal agents
when needed. With the weU-lnformed, mediclnal agents are used
only when nature needs assistance and whlle the importance of
cleansing the system effectually, when bilious or constipated, bas
long been known, yet until withln recent years it was necessary
to resort to oils, salts, ertracts of roots, barks and other cathartics
?which were found to be objectionable and to call for constantly %
Then physiclans having learned that the most excellentlaxatlve
and carmlnatLve prlnclples were to be found in certain plants,
principally in the leave s, the Callfornia Fig Syrup Co. discovered
a method of Obtalning such prlnclples in their purest conditlon and
of presenting them ?with pleasant and refreshing liquids in theform
most acceptable to the system and the remedy became known as?
Syrup of Figs?as figs were used, wlth the plants, in making it,
because of their agreeable taste.
This excellent remedy is now rapidly comlng into ixniversal use as the
best of famlly laxatives, because it is slmple and wholesome and cleanses
and sweetens the system effectually "Adthout disturblng the natural
functlons and without unpleasant after effects and its use may be discon
tinued when it is no longer recuiired. ,,
All who would enjoy good health and its blessings should remember
that lt is the one remedy which physicians and parents well-informed
approve and recommend and use and which they and their little ones
alike enjoy, because of its pleasant flavor, its gentle action and its
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all reliable druggista, at the regular price
of fifty cents per bottle, in original packages only, having the name of
the remedy?'-Syrup of Figs?and the full name of the Company?
California Fig Syrup Co.?printed on the front of every package.
? . *.,?. ''-.- Sa*3- F*""?**tei8Co, Cal.
"Coulaville, Ky. New TorK, N. T.
1 HONOR OF
A Delightful Welsh Rarebit|
Party at Riyerside Club.
THE SIXTEEN CARD CLUB
lt ls Entertained by Mrs. Gordon Mc
Cabe, Jr., on Thursday Afternoon
at Her Home on Washington
1 _iTERSfBTJRG, VA.. Februnry 21.?One
of the most delightful soclal ewents of the
week ln Petersburg was the Welsh rare
blt party, glven by Mr. VV. L. Zlmmer,
Jr., at the Rlverslde Club, near thls clty,
complimentary to Allss Payne, of War
renton, Va., Alrs. Virgle Campbell chap
eroned the party. ._nong those present
wero Mlss Payne, of AVarrenton; Allss
Helen Venable, Jllss Jlutle Jloyler, Jliss
Alary Aloylor, Jllss JIargaret Zlmmer,
Jliss Loulse Zimmer, Jllss Joe Mcllwaine,
Allss Julia Budd, Jllss Cathorlne I-Iobb'e,
of Nebraska, Mlss Annle AV'atson; Jlessrs.
George Plummer. Bartlett Roper, Jr.;
Carter Alyers, Dunn Martin, Robert Alar
?Un. Carl Davls, Joe Venable, Spooner
Ep-s, W. L. Zlmmer, John Jones,
Rlchard Epos,. of City Polnt; Andrew
Mrs. Gordon McCabe, Jr,, entertained
the "Slxteon' Card Club," Thursday af?
ternoon at her home, on AVashlngton
Street. The members of tho club are
Allss Mary Roper, Mrs. R. C. Scott, Jr.,
Alrs. Robert Hamllton, Miss Annle G-Ill,
Aliss Helen Leavenworth. Alrs. Alfred
AVltherspoon, Mrs. Brooks Rogers, Mrs.
Alfriond Friend, Jr? Mrs. Samuel AV.Hson,
Jlrs. John Afoyler, Jllss Margarot Zim?
mer, Allss Mary Beasley, Mrs, Waverly
AVilklns, Alrs. J. Gordon Rennlo, Miss
Besslo Venable and Aliss Alloo Splcor.
Jliss Dickman, of Cloveland. O.; Mlas
Alay Clalborne, and Jlrs. Charles ^picer,
of RIchmond, woro among the guests Ot
P.jldny afternoon Mrs, John McGIU en
(pntalned the-"Nlne Ladles' Club" at her
home, on Alarlaet-Street. Mrs. McGIll hnd
as her guests Mrs. John Townes, Mrs.
Chlsholm, Alrs. Aloxander Hamllton, Mrs.
Wavorly AVUkins, ALrs. AV. R. McKennoy,
Mrs, McClovy, Alrs. John Herbort Clnl
borne, Mrs, Hnrrls Donnan, Alrs. Charles
.Hall Davls. Mrs, Wllllam A'enablo, Mrs.
Pat Pattoson, Alrs. Goorgo Cameron, Jr.,
Alrs, II. P, S-tratton. JIr?s. AV, A. Brngg,
Alrs, J. E, Lomolne, Jliss Martha Col
ller, Allss Alary Beasley. Mrs. R. 0. Epos,
Alrs. Vlrginla Cnnvpbell, Jlrs. Aloxander
D. Hamllton, Mrs, Robert Hamllton, nnd
THE AVBDNESPAY CLUB,
The "VA'odnesday Muslc Club met thls
week at tho homo of Jllss Leo Booth.
Tho guests of tho club wero Mrs. Brnd
bury, of Toklo, Japan; Mrs. Howlott, Mls
Ltzzlo Bradbury, Aliss Allco AA'olto, Mlss
llson, of RIchmond: Allss Payne, of AVnr
renton, Ara.; Mlss Bodlen, of Tronton. N,
J.; Allss Mary Booth, Mrs, AAr. Pryor
Jones, Mrs. Booth. ?
Saturday aftornoon Mr . Gordon Mc
Cabo,'- Jr., entertained at cards, Mrs,
McCabe's guests wero Jlrs. H. G. Lelgh,
Jllss Carrlo Craddock, Mlss Nan Dmrla,
Mlsa Mary Pattoson, Mlss Julln Budd,
MI a Loulse -llmmor, Mlss Anrute MoKon
noy, JTrs. R. D, Budd, Allss Allco Splcor,
Mrs, J. Gordon Ronnio, Alrs. AVavoiiy
AVilklns, Allss Jetmlo Splcor,
"Olnderelln," ns presented nt the homo
of Alrs. IS'entls on Itlnton Street Triduy
ovenlifg, Fobruary 13th, by tho young
peoplo on that street, was roproducod
Frlday ovenlng at. tho Young Mon's
Christlan Assoclatlon by speclal reiiucst.
Tho liogtin'a Alley stock f'onipuy, as tho
amntotir troop haa been fainlllarly oullod,
met wllh Biu'h suocess on Its llrat eve?
nlng tluit u repotltlon. of. the nlay bocnino
necossiiry in uidor to roduein tho largo
nnniber of llel.ela that hnd boen bviIiI, tho
puroliasers of whlch were uiiablo to guln
admlsslon to llio crowded house, The
caate, Avhlvh cvaslst-d o. achool chlldren,
was tralned by Miss Rosa Stephenson.
and tho play was given solely for thelr
own benoflt and amusement.
Thoso who saw lt on its oponing eve?
nlng were so pleased wlth the work of,
tltosa taking part that they insisted nn
its belng given again at the Young Men's
Chrlstian Association hall, whero more
eouiu cnioy the play. The custe wis -is
follows; Cinderella. Miss Nellie Green;
Rise, Miss AVIlma Stephenson; Ellen, Miss
Mary Ousby; Godmother. Miss Queeny
Prentls; Prlnce, .Alr. Junlus Stephenson'
Warden, Mr. Harry Moyler; Duke's
Daughtor, Miss Julla AVhyto; Gucsts at
the Palaco, Miss Ella Caldwell and others.
A ETJCHR.B PABTY.
The ladles of the Petersbu.j. Chapter.
Unlted Dughotrs of the Confedracy, will
give a progresslve euchre party Monday
evenlng for the beneflt of tho Arkansas
table of the Confederate Bazaar, The
'e received this Aveek a
large invoioe of TJp
holstery Goods Avhicli we -will
be ploased to sIioaa-, and quote
prices on recovering odd
pieces aud parlor suitos.
" Our reputation " as makers
avoII established to need coni
meni Prices from $9.90 to
S-iO.00. Wo make an "S. &
II." special, upholstered in
Velour, Corduroy ,ov Tapes
tr--, at $10.50; that is an ? EYE
Another skipmont of
A liandsonie line of
including several beautiful
antiqne dosigns. To say Ave
are overstockod iu Hull liaoks,
Wavdrobes, Sidoboards aud
Parlor Suitos is but telling
tlie plain, unvamishod truth,
whiln tho stock iu goneral
looks moro liko Decomber
than February, Wo havo a
feAV spocial pi'ices on LAOE
O'URTAINS, if you only wish
ono to tkvoe AviudoAvs. Tlio
atook is piirtioularly attrac
tiyo. not only in designs, but
SALE " will laat onl". uslong
as tho spocial rockors do,
703-1 l-i3 E. Broad St,
Wo are prepared to fivrnlsh any
stylo of Iron feuco deslred, or
promptly repnir your old fences.
EstLmates Kladly furnished. Wo
gunranteo tlio work of our skllled
Brass and Iron castlng a specialty.
Riehmond Iron Works.
(Estob'dlSOO. Incorp'd 1902.)
lBth & Broad nnd 15th & Graco Sts.
pariors of the Petersburg Club wlll be
used by tho Chapter that evonlng.
Mrs, Preston L. .ttoper entertalned at a
luncheon Tuesday, complimentary to Miss
Edlth Dlcknian, who is tho guest of Miss
Mary Paul Roper.Mn this clty.
Mrs. I^eRoy Roper entertalned many of
her friends at her home on High Street
Organ Recital at Emmanuel Church
Braxton Speaks in New York.
(Speclal to Tha Ttme3*Dlspntcli,)
STAUNTON, VA.. Feb. 21.?Tho B. P,
O. Elks held thelr annual banquet AVed
nesday nlght of this w"eek, whlch was a
hlghly enjoyablo occaslon, there belng
large number present. Tha members;,
the Order with thelr lady frlends' ap
host of Invlted guests fllled tho sq
hall to overfiowlng. The rooms
had been beautifully decorntej)
occaslon wlth cut llowers and
at one end of the hall was
Tho address of wOIcome was di ?fare',
by Hon. Joseph A. Glasgow. Mr.''P.hiIllp
G. Kolley, of Riehmond, Va.. Distrlctl
Deputy of tho Ordor of Elks, responded
to a toast "For the Good of the Order."
Next, Mr, Charles G. Hequembourg, of
the Virglnla-Carolina Ch'omlcal Company/
of this city, but formerly oC Riehmond.
A7a., 'commanded tho attenUon of thos?
presont by an excellent rendition of a
bn.su solo, after whlch he dellghted hla
audlenco with a number oC humorouil
Miss Elsio Homilton sang wlth much'
expresslon tho beautiful song "The Nlght
lngale and the Roso."
After the banquet the hall waa clearecl
and all indulged ln a danco unttl th*
A largo and appreclative audlence gath
ered at Emmanuel Church on Wednes
day night to attend the organ recital
given by Dr. uiinor C. Baldwln. Mr.
Baldwln's performance at the organ was
great and ho is no doubt an artlst oC
the foremost rank. The programme wm
an Intelloctual treat and the dlfferent
numbers woro executed in a masterly
mnnner. Dr. Baldwln was the offlolal
concert organlst nt the AVorld's Falr..
the ." Phlladelphla Pan-Amerlcan antf
Charleston Exposlttons and is Just rs*>
turnlng east from a long trlp through
tho Stntos, havlng played tn many clUe?
Hon. A, C, Brnxton, of this clty, left
Thursday for Washlngton, whoro ha ex?
pected to spend a day ond nlght, thenca
golng to New York, where he Is bookeA
to dellver nn address at the annual ban?
quet of tho N"ew York Southern Socfety
to-night, Arter loavlng New York. Mr,
Braxton. wlll go to Baltlmore, Washlng?
ton nnd Rlohmond, before roturnlna
liome. Mayor AV, H. Landes, of this clty.
aceompiinie#Mr. Braxton ps far as AVnuh
lmrton on his way to Now York to b?
present at tho banquot to-nlght, Massra.
John B, Copliran, Chnrlcs M. Easi anrtl
sovoral othor promlnont attorneys of the
Siaunton bar are ln Now York for tho
purposo of attendlng tha banquet.
Mr. Eugene P. Summerson. ot RIch>
moiul. was In tho olty thls weeh. vtslUn*
hls parents ond on P*rlday returned to
Mr. and Mrs, ChsrleB Catlett wont to
Hlelimond thls weok. where Mrs. Catlett
will spend some tlmo visiting relailvai.
Mr. Catlett wlll vlslt several eaattrn
olUos before hls return.
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