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The lovely hour goes
Into the purple distance of the lake;
The gleaming rower rows;
Yet seo, the lovely hour
Let? drop Its Jewel power:
Tho sacred Instant, shook with sudden
Files; nnd from all Ilio mnglc morning
Tho dew drips silently.
So lot thlno own tears be
Hid In the rainbow of a smiling eon;
Por lo, not ono
Of these, the Ever-going, take
Or tho sweet Now farewell.
Say not fnrewell! h
The word thnt seizes on the last of biles
Holds treachery unseen.
E'en though It hide Its dagger with ?
It sets a gulf between,
Into the coming hour melt away
Obedient as the melting roso;
Or, like the unrcgretti'ng dny,
Who nevor will return,
Yet radiant goes,
Drop thou thy pleasure in Its golden urn,
And do not say farewell!
Alice Archer ScWell James, In The Cen?
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Golden rod and brllllantly-tlnted autumn
leaves have heralded tho approach of Sep?
tember, which to some Is the saddest
month of all the year. Llko the leaves
m the trees, one by one the summer guests
who have brlghtonedi the long hours at
the resorts by ? heir presence depart, and
this falling awoy, though gradual, Is
unmistakably felt, until October sun finds
only a few lingering to1 the mother tree
to tell the tale of one happily spent Bos?
ton. Friends part, many to meet no more,
or else under such changed conditions a?
to render ,the .meeting devoid of that
freedom which is-one of tho sweet char
acterlsilcs of life at tho springs. The
college boy and the college girl who'have
fend poetry under the green shade trees
and enjoyed rowing on tho moonlit .lake
must exchange nil of this for something
more serious. School books will have
to supply tho place of the gnyety of the
sweet summer time and nonsenso will bo
crowded out by hard study. Nevertheless,
the season has left Its Imprints on the
sands of time and fond memory will carry
through the long vista, of years recollec?
tions Which are too sweet to be effaced,
"You may break,, you may shatter, the
vnso, If you will,
But the scent of ihe roses will bang
around It still."
Hall meetings of the patriotic so?
cieties will begin next week, and, as much
work has accumulated during tho summor.
these meetings will be of unusual Interest.
The Hollywood Alemorlnl Association and
?the Confederate Memorial Literary So?
ciety, whose president, Airs. Joseph Bryan,
is now In Europe; tho Colonial Dames,
the Daughters of the American Revolu?
tion, tho Daughters of the Confederacy,
each will shortly meet and continue to
do so every month during the coming sea?
son. And so pleasant have these meetings
been that they assume a social as well
as business aspect, and the gatherings
are among the most pleasant features
of the winter time.
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Lyle'fi Church, at Wilmington, Va., will
present an entrancing scene next Wed?
nesday morning, when Alke Mary Ashley
Bell and Dr. -Clifton Aleredlth Alliier will
be united In the holy honds of wedlock.
Green and white have been chosen for the
color scheme, and It will be effectively
carried out bv an abundance of palms,
ferns and white roses. Scores of lighted
candles will shed a soft glow on the scene.
The bridal party will enter tho church to
the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march,
and during the ceremony "Fragrant Sum?
mer Time" will be softly played. AIUs
Lily Ford Snead will preside at the,or?
gan. The officiating clergyman will bo
Rev, C. P. Scott. The bride, who will
be given away by her father, will enter
tho church with her sister, Aliss Evelyn
Gray Bell, and will be attired In a lovely
dress of white organdy, trimmed with
lace. Her long tulle veil will fall In grace
But Couldn't Eat.
A man who has seen many years sail?
ing ae cook on the "Inland Seas," as the
Oreat Lakes are called, has learned a
thing or two about food, as the following
"I am a cook on tho Great Lakes and
have for five yoars suffered more than
pen or tongue could tell from stomach
trouble, and have taken medicines enough
to float the boat I sail In, and yet with?
out any.relief from pain.
."There were long stretches of time
w.Vin I could not e>,'en keep milk or
wine or tho lightest kind of food on my
stomach, and I had fall?n away from 115
to 103 pounds ln less than twtf years. I
saw so much In' the newspapers about
your food, Grape-Nuts, thnt one day I
decided to try It, although without tho
least hope of success,
"So 1 bought a package In Cleveland
nnd made the trial, and my stomnch was
so cranky that I .was afraid to try more
th&n ono teaspoonful with a little milk.
To my surprise, I kept It on my stomach
without any bad feelings and at th* end
of an hou,? 1 know It had digested and
gone to the right spot, so I tried two
teaspoonfuls more with the "same result.
And now for the past seven months I
have lived .almost entirely on Grape
Nuts, whore before I simply lived On
medicines which consisted principally of
opiates- thnt relieved mo fo,? a time, but
shattered my norves and weakened my
"Soon nfter I began Grape-Nuts I gave
up all medclnes. for I saw that Grapo-a
Nuts was remaking me. Now my nerves
nre back in their proper Bhape and my
stomach Is so strong I can eat alnftiut
any kind of food without any suffering
"it, moy Interest yo? to know that your
fo'od Is very fine Jn cases of seasickness,
for In this lino It has no equal. In many
cases of vary rough water I have given
Grapo-Nuts to people on my boat who
wore eeaelck, when the sight of even
coffee would be unbearable, but a few
teaspoonfuls of Grape-Nuts prepared with
only water was taken and more asked
toe and given with perfect results.
"You never saw two healthier or hap?
pier youngsters than my two grand?
children who eat nothing else for break
last or suppe,? but Grape-Nuts. There are
two other men op my boat besides my
?elf who eat nothing else but Grape-Nuts
for breakfast. Had It Mat been for this
perfect food I would now be dependent
on my relatives for support. The fellows
on tho boat make fun of me when they
?eo me coming along with my HUle yel?
low package, but \ guess under'the cir?
cumstances I can afford to laugh with
MISS MAHY LEE MOUEING, OF BALTIMORE,
a popular midsummer visiting girl.
ful folds, and will be caught with a hand
tome pearl crescent, the gift of the groom.
She will carry a large bouquet of Bride
Miss Evelyn Bell will be gowned In pink
organdy, trimmed .with lace, and will
carry a bouquet of' pink rosea. Air. Wil?
liam Cameron. Jr., will be the best man.
A bevy of charming girls will act as
bridesmaids, and will wear white organdy
gowns, with blue ribbons, and a rosette
of blue In their hair. They will be Alisses
Ashley "Miller, Nora Leary, Bessie Ellett,
Katie Ellett. Susie Bell and Louise Ellett.
The following gentlemen will be the
groomsmen: Drs. Greer Baughman, Alfred
Gray. J. Richard Williams', Charles Ash?
ley Ellett, Charles B. Brock and J. Ful
After the ceremony a lunch will be
given to tho bridal party, and the young
couple will leave for Washington nnd Bal?
timore. On their return they will be at
home at No. 3W East Grace Street.
Among the Richmond people who will
attend the marriage are Air. and Airs. W.
G. Miller, AIlss Ashley Miller, Dr. Georgo
Ben Johnnton, Dr. Daniel Coleman, Dr.
Charles Robins and Dr. W. A, Lee.
John Irvin Viney Gets Dames'
Mr. John Irvin Viney, of Newport News,
Vs., has the distinction of being tho first
University of Virginia man to receive the
medal presented by tho SocTeTyOf Colonial
Dames In this State, for the best essay
written on Virginia colonial history.
The Dames' prlzo was competed for at
the University In 1S01 and 1302. as well ns
during the current year, but the other
contestants preferred the money, which
the mednl represented, lenvlng Air. Viney
to head the list of medalists and become
the first recipient of an exquisite piece
ot workmanehlp executed for tho Dame?
by Nowlan and Compaia*, of Richmond.
The medal Is a disc *of heavy yellow
gold. This disc Is encircled by a laurel
wreath, with greon leaves and yollow
borrles. On the foce Is tho head of Queen
Elizabeth In relief. The workmanship of
this head Is wonderful. Tho lace of tho
Elizabethan ruff Is most delicately
wrought. The Queen's crown is .set with
diamonds and rubles, and the thront is
surrounded with a diamond necklace, from
which depends an emerald.
Between the laurel wreath and the head,
on a, flat circle of gold, Is the niscrip
tlon In blue ennmel: "The Colonial Dame?
?of America in the State of Virginia, 160?
On ?he reverse Is: "University of Vir?
ginia, 1903: John Ipvln Viney." Beneath
the laurel wreath Is traced the motto:
"Beno foots moresque 'l'Irc-rum clarovum
tradero." The subject o? Air. Viney's es?
say was "RellglouB Toleration In Colonial
Of decided Interest Is the announcement
of the engagement of AIlss Cury Lucile
Neblett, formerly of this city, to Air.
Travis Logan Smith, a prominent civil
englnoer of Houston, Tex. The wedding
to take place \n Septembor. Atlss Nebl&tt
Is the daughter of Mr. Sidney AI. Neb
lett, well known tn Richmond. He moved
to Texas several years ago. and now
makes that State ills home.
Miss Neblett has a host of friends here,
where she was educated and was popular
In her girlhood days,
Mr. Smith will be pleasantly recalled by
many of his college mates at the Cn
lumbla University, in New York, where
he was graduated with high honors In the
class of 189$.
Air. and Airs. B. Samuels have Issued
cards to the marriage of their daughter,
AIlss Frances Samuels, to Mr. Albert
Stein. The wedding will take place Wed?
nesday, Soptemher 8th, at the bride's
home, No. Jl? East Grace Street,
The Rev. J. B, HutBon officiated at a
quiet but pretty marriage Friday at the
residence of Mr. Lawrence Paul, on Lau?
rel Btreet. The bride was Miss Lorena
Allen, of Portsmouth, and Air. Judson
The approaching marriage le announced
of Alles Ruby Florshelm to Mr. Isaac
Flegenhelmer, to .take place on next
Tuesday morning, In the parlors of the
Natural Bridge Excursion.
The most delightful excursion of the
season will be given to the Natural Bridge
on the 15th of September. It is for the
benefit of the Retreat for the Sick, and
will be chaperoned by Airs. W. S. Alurray,
chairman of the Ways and Means Com?
mittee of the Retreat Board.
The-Natural Bridge Is a mighty mono?
lith, and the story of Kg building has
never been told. Under ??p?? of the larg?
est arborvltae trees In the world the visi?
tor follows a tumbling cascade down a
lino of steps cut In the precipice, and
suddenly finds "himself by a swift stream I
In a dark canyon, with the great bridge
far above- him. He passes from the' aw?
ful hush of Its twilight Into the conscious
preeenco of the Creator. Birds, high 'In,
the air, fly under the wonderful arch,
and wind and waters chant eternally.
Jefferson left a large book here "For
Lost River, a subterranean stream, is
reached through a deep fissure In.the
'mountain side. The torrent dashes from
one lofty cavern to another far below.
Tho wators are clear, cool and pleasant
to the taste. Alurnvurlng echoes from the
deep recesses are weird and entrancing,
Above It Is written, "Whoever drinks
here shall return,"
Tho excursionists will leave Richmond
via the Chesapeake and Ohio James River
Une, September IStb, at 10:20 A. M., and
return the next day at 0:35 P. M.
Tho tickets, which Include transporta?
tion and hotel expenses, cost *5.50 at the
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Airs. Robert Page Grymes has been
spending the month of August at Wlnter
pock, Va. Earlier In the summer Mre.
Grymes was with her daughter, Mrs.
Sadie Grymes Wright, whoso husband.
Lieutenant Wright, of the United States
navy, has. until recently been stati'oned
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Alles Bettle Broaddus and Miss Eliza
Jones, of Baltimore, are the guests of
Mrs. Albert Robins.
Airs. Nannie Hall has returned from
King and Queen county, and Is' spending
some time with Mrs. Albert Robins.
Mre. John Franklin Baker has returned
to New York.
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A dance will be given at Forest Hill
Park Tuesday evening. September 1st, by
Air. ?. B. Cousins. All former pupils and
friends of his school are cordially In?
vited to be present.
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Dr. George Ross, who ha? been 111 for
the lats five or six weeks at the White
Sulphur Springs, will roturn to the city
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Airs, C. C, Cox, of Richmond, Is visiting
In Newport News.
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Mrs. A. L. Pelouze and AIlss Jennie
Pelouzo have returned to the city after
? sojourn of two months at Saratoga and
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AIlss Snra R. Tyler, who ??ae? been In
Atlanta for the past eight months, will
arrive In the city to-morrow, and will
visit her parente on South Cherry Street.
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Miss Carile Huddleston, of Bedford City,
Is visiting friends here.
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There will be a meeting of the Board of
Alanagers of the Belle Bryan Day Nurs?
ery on Alonday, August 31st, at 10:80 A.
AI. The members are earnestly requested
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Alias Ethel Cnrlton, of Grove Avenue,
haa returned from a visit to Miss Emily
Davis, near Glen Alien.
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Mr. J. Alston Cabell has been 111 for the
last few weeks. It Is probable that he
will go to the West to recuperate.
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Miss Tatum, of Boston, Mate., is visit?
ing the Misses Shelton.
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Mrs. George R. Townsend, who has been
staying at tho Unlvorslty of Virginia, re?
turned home Friday^ ^
The Rev. Dr, and Mrs. I?:. I,, rjoodwyh
hnve returned from a vacation spent In
Wytheville. ? ? #
Mr. Waverly Perrin has Juni returned to
the city after a delightful visit to hist
country homo In Ameba.
AIlss Myrtle Phonlx. of Richmond, is
the guest of Mies Estolla Pcrrln, ni l'alno
Airs. Henry Hnrwood, who spent thb
month of August In Canada, has returned
to tho city. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ilarwood
will occupy apartments nt the Chester?
field this winter. t t #
AIlss Virginia Sully 1ms returned to
Richmond and will be at SO. 215 East
Frnnklln Street for ^tho winter.
Air. Fa B. Sydnor nnd Mr. Hon. C.
Wherry, Jr.. returned Inst week from -?
delightful trip to Cnnndn, taking in Thou?
sand Islands nnd the Journey down tho
St. Lawrence to Quebec.
Dean and Airs. Baker I'. Lee, who havo
been visiting relatives In Hampton, will
leave next weok for their Kentucky homo.
Air. F. R. Baker left Thursday for;|
/Cape Charles to visit friends. Ho Is ex?
pected to return Monday.
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Air. Alason White and Air. Georgo Car?
ter were among the Riclimondcrs who al- j
tended the Warrenton Horso Siiow,
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Among the Rlchmonders who will oc- |
cupy a box at tho Albetnnrlo Horse Show
will be Mrs. R. T. Hunter. .Miss Ada
Oray, AIlss Elizabeth 8. Hunter.
AIlss Annie ,Lee Kennoy Ib visiting
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'Airs. John W, AInsslo has returned to
the city after ? pleasant month at Oceun
View and Norfolk.?
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Airs. C. H. Hamilton, who has been
visiting her m'other, Airs. Vf. H. Cheat
ham. No. 703 West Grace Street, leaves
to-rnorrow for her home ln Memphis,
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AIlss Alary Hexter, of No. 25M West
Grace Street, has returned after a pleas?
ant outing to Old Point and Virginia
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Air. and Airs. William Owens Moore,
who have been spending the month of
August at Goshen, have returned, after
a delightful trip.
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Airs. R. R. Mlllllcin, of No. 1212V4 East
Broad Street, has returned home after
a delightful visit to Mrs. J. H. Alilllkln,
of North Carolina.
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Mrs. ?G. Dlllard. of Falrmount, has left
for the North and will visit at Washing?
ton, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New
York, before returning.
Captain and Airs. W. J. Eppsr. who ha??
been spending the summer on Lake On?
tario Beach, have returned homo.
Airs. William T. Robins will go to Hotel
Bel Air, near, New Castle, Va., to spend
the month of September.
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The Stay-at-Homo Whist Club will meet
Jlonday evening at the home of Air. John
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Allsses Suslo and Ellen Bates have left
for a two weeks' stay ln Flu-vnnna coun?
ty, where they will visit friends.
Airs. G. R. Alerriman find daughter,
AIlss Alaggle Fisken Alerriman, are sum?
mering at Mrs. Robert Haynes', ln Eessex
- Mr. O. ?. Lynch and his sister, AIlss
?Ida Lynch, have returned from Chaje
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Mr, Francis Curlev?_^_nrominent citi?
zen of Belfast, Iro?and, accompanied^ by
his niece, AIlss Hopklrk, Is expected' to
arrive In the city to-day. This Is Air. Cur
ley's first visit to America, nnd while here
be will be the guest of his brother, Mr.
John L. Ourley, No. 23 South Pino Street,
whom he has not seen for forty-five
AIlss Bessie A. Rowe, of Richmond. Vn.,
and Mr. Richard F. Fox, of Philadelphia.
Pa., were married ln Washington yester?
day..? They will bo at home to their friends
MISS ANNIE O. FLETOHElv,
who taught at the Hlchmond Art Oluli last yeur, nnd is no\-?stuilying ln Kurope.
for a few days at the residence ,of the
parents of the bride, No. 1117 Floyd Ave
?,,<. a*,*,, m morrow. Their future home
nue, after to-morrow
Will be In Philadelphia
HORSE SHOW AT CHARLOTTES
Special Rates via C. &. O.
For the Alhema rie Horse Show Asso?
ciation at OhMlotiMvllle, va., September
2d nnd Id 1?.' ?'? * ?- w ?-*''- tickets
team Blrhmn Q t0 ri.allOttCHVlllO Blld re?
turn ?n seDtembor 1st ?d and i,a, with
Selected by Governor Smith
to Christen the Maryland.
MEMBEROFAN OLD FAMILY
Is a Descendant of a Long Line of Dis?
tinguished Marylanders?-Is Young,
Pretty, Cultured and Ac?
(Spcelnl to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
BALTIMORE, AID., August 20.?Miss
Jonnio Scott "Waters, eldest daugh?
ter of Clonerai snd Aim Frnncls E. Wa?
ters, of No. 1114 North Colvert Street,
Baltimore, will receive the much coveted
honor of acting ns sponsor for the now
nrmorod cruiser Alaryland, which will be
launched nt tho yards ot the Newport
News Shipbuilding nnd Dry Dock Com?
pany, Newport News, Va., on Saturday,
Tho Governor's selection Is regarded as
p. most happy one. Miss. Waters, on her
father's tide, comes ot an old and dis?
tinguished Alaryland family. Her ances?
tors havo been prominently Identified with
MISS JENNIE SCOTT WATERS,
Who Will Chrlsten'the Cruiser Maryland.
the public affairs' ot Alaryland for over
200 years, Her great-great-grandfather,
William Corbln, fought throughout the
Revolutionary War. He enlisted at An?
ns polls, served under General Smith, and
after the war was over he was twice
elected to represent Worcester county In
the. House of Delegates of Alaryland. John
Waters, another ancestor, also served
with distinction as an officer ln the Rev?
olutionary War In the First Regiment,
Light Dragoon, under Colonel Theodorlc
Blund, and was killed on tho battlefield.
OF DISTINGUISHED, .ANCESTRY.
AIlss Waters' paternal -ancestors are
from tho Eastern Shore of Alaryland, and
sho Is connected with many *f tho old
families of that Faction through her
grandfather or her giandmother, whoso
maiden name was Hester A. Hopkins,
and through both grandparents, as ln the
cf-se of her connection with, the Handy
family. Sho Is also related to the Wilson,
Dennis, Savage and Townsend families.
AIlss Waters' grandfather, the late Rich?
ard T. Waters', removed from the East?
ern Shore about the time of the Civil AVer
to Baltimore, where he was successfully
engaged In business up to the time of
his death In 1900.
Her fathet", General Francis E. Waters,
Is one of tha leading men of tho State,
socially and In nuslnos? and politics. He
in connected with tlio management of sev?
eral largo business enterprises, and Is
director lu a number of flnanolul tnstltu
t'ons. Ho has been tho life-Ions friend
nnd business associate of Governor Smith,
nnd is Judgo advocate genomi on the Gov?
ernor's military staff.
AIlss Waters' mother was AIlss Fannie
Scott, nf Toledo, Ohio, a duuKhter of the
lato William II. and Alary Wlnuns Scott,
through whom sho Is connected with the
Wakeman, Dlmon. Gorkln nnd other dls
?lujiuished Now York and. Now England !
Styles in Skirts.
Walking Skirts are always in demand ; the summer
needs are as ?reat as tho winter requirements ; hence
the showing of new styles, fully four weeks ahead of
time, and at slack season prices fits in most appropriately
with a slender purse and a desire for latest fashion.
/ Here are two styles taken from a score of nobby
F ? f?O Now Seven-Gore Fiara Skirt of Scotch tweed, stitch
*Py? U* ec\ i30ttom. strapped front forming panel and yoke,
trimmed in buttons, an entirely tailor-made garment, well worth
F C fifi Melton Cloth Skirt, in Black, Blue, Castor, Green or
F*}??\? Qray) seven-gore flare, each seam triple stitched, habit
back, trimmed in large cloth buttons, a handsomely fitting skirt,
worth six seventy-five.
A large assortment of Now Dress Skirts, in cheviot, clothe and
voile, representing the best of the early fall stj'les.
SOME GOOD MENUS FOR THIS WEEK.
Cabbage Salad Fruit Tea
Oat Aleal Bugar and Cream
Broilod Bacon Stowed Potatoes
Cream Alufnns Coffee
.TUESDAY. SEPTEAII3ER 1.
Cereal Sugar and Cream
Calves'. Liver en Brochetto
Stewed -Potatoes Rolls Coffee
Eggs In Tomato Cases
Peach Dumplings Iced Tea
' I Dinner
Puree of Tomato
Roast Alutton Boiled Rice
* Creamed Cauliflower
Lettuce French Dressing
? Wafers Cheese
Little Cakes Chocolate Sauce
THURSDAY. 8EPTEAIBER 2.
Malta Ceres Sugar and Cream
Hash on Toast
Sally Lunns Coffee
Egg Timbales Cream Sauce
Stewed Beefsteak Alashed Potatoes
Egg and Lettuce Salad
SATURDAY. .SEPTEMBER 6.
Gluten Grits Sugar and Croara
Brown Kidney Stew Boiled Potatoes
Fish Salad In Tomato Cups
Broiled Steak B?arnaise Sauce
Mashod Potatoes Spinach
Escarole French Dressing
AIONDAY, AUGUST 31.
Cold Poaoh Soup
Salmi of Duck < Olives
Browned Potatoes Creamed SalalfJ
Watercress French Dressing
"WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 2.
Shredded Biscuit Sugar and Cream
Broiled Chops Baked Potatoes
Rice Muffins Coffee.
Lunch ? ? - <aHJ
Corn Chowder Sliced Tomatoe*
Caul lower Soup
Arutton Croquettes Tomato Sauce
Alashed Potatoes Stuffed Egg Plant
Escarolo French Dressing
Lemon Jelly with Nuts ,
FRIDAY, SEPTEAIBER 4.
Quaker Oats Sugar and Cream
Fan Fish Stewed Potatoes
Cream Toast Coffee ~ ?'
Clam Fritters Cold Slaw
Coffeo Jelly with Cream
Cold Fruit Soup
Baked Fish Potato Croquettei
Creamed Salsify . .
Lettuco French Dressing
SUNDAY. SEPTEAIBER ?.
Farina Sugar and Cream
Veal Chops ' Delmonloo Potatoes
Roast Beef Brown Gravy- ;
Sweet Potato Croquettes
Corn Pudding Stuffed Peppers
Lettuce French Dressing
Boiled Live Lobster
Cake Fruit Coffee
?From Table Talk, Philadelphia.
families. She Is a' direct descendant
through her grandmother Scott of Rob?
ert Barclay, first Governor of "East Jer?
sey." and through her grandfather Scott
oE John Wnkeman, treasurer of New Ha?
ven colony and deputy from 1646 to 1660.
YOUNG, PRETTY AND CULTURED.
Miss AVaters Is young, pretty, cultured
and accomplished, While nhe has appar?
ently never cared very much for the so?
cial opportunities which have always been
open to her, and Is rather quiet In her
taste, she Is nevertheless a prominent
figure In the social Ufo of Baltimore, ns
well as Annapollt?, an she lias spent a good
deal of timo nt the Executive Mansion
ns tho guest of Governor and Mrs. Smith.
Miss Waters has a graceful figuro and
an air of refinement and dignity which
has won her popularity and friends. She
I* spending tho summer with lier mother,
sisters and brother, nt Castine, Maine,
PARKS ARE, VERY
POPULAR JUST NOW
Some of the Attractions Of?
fered the People of
With no prospects ot rain this after?
noon the crowds at the parks promises to
be larger than at any time this sum?
mer. The West End Electric Park,
Lakeside and Forest Hill, all offer extra
Inducements for thoso looking tor rest
and, recreation. Two sncrod concerts Will
IV* given by lardellai band at West End
?Park, h ne from 4 to (I this afternoon, and
tho other from 8 to 10 o'clock this oven
The managers of this popular resort,
knowing how much the music of Rlch
monu ? favorito band Is appreciated, has I
secured them for to-day and passlbly io-1
morrow for the resort, with the prospecta!
of their being hoard at Forast Hill Park
later on. Tlio Nutatorlum will alao bo
open nil day. The old fogy Idea of
"dog days," being an unhealfhy time to
bathe in places, la fast passing away
and the manager? of tfils park
keep a constant flow of clear, cool,
fresh water runlng through the swim?
ming pool day and night, making the
resort not only a pleasant; place, but de?
cidedly healthy In every respect.
At lakeside the Zoo, with Ihe monkeys
as the principal attraction, In addition
to a large collection of birds, animals and
reptiles, the crowd promises to ho second
only to that at. the Reservoir.
Forest Hill Park, with lia refreshments,
cool shady spots and sparkling cool water
from the springs under the hills also
promises to have its full share of patron?
age. Ferndale Park, near Petersburg, U
attracting large numbers of people from
thla city and Manchester, who tuke ad?
vantage of the cheap oueursion rates of?
fered on tho electrio car? on Sunday to
visit this resort. Some go Just for the
pleasant ride between here and the Cock?
ade City. Others go to see the work
being done in developing tlie water power
of the Appomattos river, while niuny
go to rest in the doliglitful ehude of the
old sycamoreB, willows and oaks, which
sbadii the grounds and Hue the banks uf
Mrs. WI lila m II. Scott has returned
home, after spending some time with lier I
duughtor, Mis?. H. J. Goodwin, of Bwoet
WALTZED INTO LAKE*
FROM CLUB HOUSE
Girl Was Rescued by Other
Dancers After She Had
Gone Down Twice.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
DERBY, CONN., August 2D.-Allss Gene?
vi?ve Mills, of Southtngton, whllo dancing
Friday night, waltzed through an open
door of the Spring Lake Club house Into
Spring Lake. She was reeoued by other
dancers, nfter having gone under twice. '
A hop given by Golden Star Lodge,
Sons of Bethlehem, was In progress when
AIlss AIllls nnd her partner, John Morris,
saw the open door, and In a frolic waltzed
through It. Thoy thought |t led to the'
club's veranda. Instead It was a door used
for the unloading of supplies from boats,
and dlreotly below It wns ten toot of
Alorrls caught tho door post, but the
motontum carried4he girl past the thres?
hold. She was sa'ved with difficulty, and
was unconscious, but was revl'ved, -
Streets Committee to Meet To-Morrow
Council committees will not be vny
busy this Week, so far as announced.
At d o'clock to-morrow afternoon, the
Stroet Committee will meet to consider
the application of tho American National
Baule to erect nn ? rea way In their new
building at Tenth and Alain Streets.
The Police Committee will also meet in
regular sosslon at 4:.H0 o'clock and the
Committee on Printing at S o'clock.
The Water Committee will get together
at S o'clock on Tuesday. ?***
Beyond that no committees have yet
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