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Durham Social News
[Special to The Times- 1'ispatoii. | J
Durham. K. C-. December St.?The
Christinas holidays have been unusual?
ly Kay with entertainments of every
description for young tihd old. Ono
of Hie largest and most beautiful ul
fnlrs was the utternoon recoptlon
Klvcn on Wednesday Uy Mrs. F. L.
Fuller, in honor of Mrs. Jones Kuller,
of Boston, and Mrs. John Llpscomb.
of New York. The entire reception
lloOr was most elaborately and beauti?
fully decorated with quantities of >
pulnis und cut-llowers. which formed
a pretty background for the magnl
llcent and lovely gowns Of the re- ?
reiving party, and 6th%rs assisting !
Mrs. Fuller. Soverul huudred people i
called utirlng the afternoon.' In the j
receiving line with Mrs. Fuller were
Mrs. Jonen Fuller. Mrs. John l.lpscomb. 1
Mrs. George Lyon, Mrs. 1. F. HUI. Miss1
Louise fair. Miss Douglas Hill. Miss]
Whltehead. of Fnyctlevllle: Miss Nellld
Fuller. Assisting In serving the de?
lightful punch and refreshments wen
Mis. Hi .ji g.- W. Wntls. Mrs. Kt C. Mur?
ray, Mrs. J. E, Stagg, Mrs. .lohn Spr?ht!
JH1I, Misses Jean Vcnublo. Llls Wright, j
.loo Taylor, llalll-? I lob-man. Juan
Holcmun, Mary l.oomls Smith, Lillian!
und Elisabeth Fuller.
On Tuosda; e vening there was a
prcttv wedding at the honu of Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Carrlngton, when their]
daughter, Miss pearl, was given in
Marriage to Will llolniuti, Elder P. D.
Cold officiating. The house v. as erre?
tlvely decorated with mlstli toe. The
ushers tvurd Snecd Sasscr, Will Llp
scoinb, Holmuti Rnwls, Chcatham CSr
rlngton and Judge Sykes, The only
attendants were Miss Nonlo Currlngtou,
sister or the bride, maid of honor, and
Will O'Brien, ucsl man Tb.. wedding
was followed by an elaborate recep?
tion, Immediately after which Mr. and
Mis. liolmnti left in an automobile
lor Greensboro to catch a north-bound
train. Id H|H'lU! th?-lr honeymoon fO'ir
tnt. In the Northern etiles and v'illtllis
Cards have been received In Durham
announcing the marriage of Ml*s Inez
Woolen and Charles Gulley both of;
th.B city, at the home of the bride's '
parents In Magnolia, mi Tuesday. Mr.
Qulley has resided hero tor many
years, and Mis. Gulley has l,e,-n tcaeli
Ing music in the city schools for (our
'("??!? was a pretty marriage at the
home or Mr, and Mrs W. W All.k
Wednesday .ruing. when their
daughter, Miss Sadie, and lAiftln Korr,
of Clinton, plighted their troth Iniiiie'*
dlatcly ,,fter the ceremony Mr. and
Mrs. Kcrr left for an extended bridal
tour, after which they will return to
Clinton lo make their home.
Mrs. F. J. Fuller cave it beautiful I
party on Saturday afternoon to a large ;
number ul little tots, Master William
Fuller, of Boston, being the honored
guest. The little folks bad a very ,
happy time and thoroughly enjoyed the
games and refreshments,
A delightful dance was given by the;
young men of the city on Thursday >
night In honor of the young women
homo from school and thcli guest:- The
guests of honor Included Miss '
Douglas Hill. from Holllns: MlM
Lucy Stokes, from Baudolph-Macon, at
Lynchburg: Miss Elise Lloyd. Misses
Bessie and Margaret Erwin, Miss
Mary Louise Manning, from .-t Mary's.
Raleigh, and Miss Lucy Wright, from
Miss Grace Heed, of New Yolk, is on
n visit to Mrs. T. M Gorman Miss:
Heed lived here when a child and bus
ihany rriends who are planning many
..lp.Y'-ly. affairs in 'icr hunor.
Miss Hoi'a Green has returned from ?
a visit to her COUSin, Mr" Daniel
Sheu. In New York, where she sponl [
Mrs. .1 .Harper Erwin gave a bridge,
putty on Tuesday afternoon a large
number of friends, at which Mrs Jones
Fuller, of Boston, and Mrs. I) ,' Pear-,
son. of Morganton. were the guests
of honor. The house was bright and
gay with its pretty Christmas decora- ;
Hons of green and red. After the ,
game a lovely luncheon was served at
the small tables.
Gn Tuesday night Mrs W. A. Erwin
entertained at her handsome liotne,
Hlllcrest. In West Durham, In honor
or - V/ and Mrs D C, Pearson, or
M'^JJanton. and Mr and Mrs. Jones
?^aller, of Boston Progressiv,- bridge
was played, after which delirious re?
freshments were served. Mrs. Fuller
carried off the ilr.-t prise in the bridge
Mrs W. .1. Griswold entertained a
merry party of friends at bridge on
Tuesday evening. The game was fol?
lowed by a hot supper and the- affair
was a thoroughly charming and de?
lightful one In every particular.
Mrs. W. E Muse entertained at cards
on Monday evening in honor of bet
brother. W. S. Burnett, of Atlanta.
Mrs. W. L Wall gave a card party
on Monday afternoon to a few of her
friends. The bouse was very attrac?
tive with its Christmas decoru
tlons, and the guests thoroughly en?
joyed Mrs. Walls cordial hospitality.
On Christmas Day and night many
people kept "open house." many friends
calling for a social hour, and to help
partake of the egg-nog. Among those
observing the old-fashioned Southern
custom were J. Paul Taylor, Mrs t-Z?
gene Morchcad, Mr. and Mrs. I. F.
Professor John A. Morgan, acting
professor of economics und political
science at Trinity college, and Mise,
May Wrenn, of Slier City, were mar?
ried at the home of the bride ,-n Tues?
day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Morg?n
will spend the remainder of the holi?
days at the groom's honu.- in Caswell
county, after which they will return
to Trinity Park to reside
At the home of Mrs. A. M. Blgsbee
on Wednesday morning her daughter,
Mrs. Mottle Hobgood, and Dr. N. D,
Billing were united In marriage, [lev.
E. B. Lcyburn ofllclating. It was a
very quiet affair, only members of the
family and a few friends witnessing
Miss l-'elecla Kucffuer entertained the
members of her music class at luncheon
on Wednesday, which was a very j?lly
affair and thoroughly enjoyed by the
R. S. Thomson entertained at sup?
per on Tuesday evening. It has been
his custom for many years to have n
few of his friends partake of a Christ?
mas supper that consists of a menu
produced from viands from the Old
Dominion. Enjoying Mr. and Mrs.
Thomsons' cordial hospitality were Dr.
?T. M. Manning. J. A. Robinson, Edward
1 Thomson and Master James Thomson.
Hickory Social News
fSpecial to The Times-Dlsptvtch. |
Hickory. N. C, December IV.?Miss
Isabella Blythe. of Hondcrsonville, is
In tills city visiting her sister Mrs.
IX, Q. Mace.
Professor s. M. Hamrlck, of this city,
RP'ont a few days in Aslieville this
week, the guest of Thin) Assistant
I Postmaste?>Genera1 James J. Brltl.
i Mr. and Mrs. .1, W. Curl Is. of Leimlr,
was. In this city Tuesday, Mr. Curtis
was en route to Oklahoma, and Mrs.
flirtIh will visit relatives In Knoxvltle
and other Tennessee towns, until her
a A. N. Jonen, of Llncolnton. was in
Bihls city Wednesday.
? Miss Kthol Hendley, of Greensboro
' Female College, is spending a few
days with friends in this clry.
Miss Lai la Powell, of the Home In
flustrml School. Ashevllle. Is in Hickory
with her sister, Miss Elvn Powell.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Holbrook nro
spending n week with Mrs. Holbrook's
.mother, Mrs. Deal. In Greenville, s. r.
None of the social clubs of thin cltv
held, anv ivootlngs ibis week owing
lo the fuel that most of lb- ment'v.
arc visiting -relatives during ihr holl
Raleigh Social News
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Raleigh. N.' C Dcccmher 31.?The
Junior German Club nave a delight?
ful gcrinrin In Itahey Library ballroom .
Tuesday evening, there being nearly a'
hundred participants. The chaporons
were Mrs .lames 1. Johnson and .Mrs.
W. N. Holt. The affair was in honor
of Raleigh girls imiiie from college for
Hu- holidays, and of visiting > oung
women The .'Isltors who participated
were Miss Button. i\ Inst?ii-rfalniii; Mis-.
Eni ma I'crncil. Weldon; Mi s Klrk
patrlck and Misi; Moody, Seattle. Wash.;
Miss Mary Green, Durham.
General and Mis. II. P. I lobe held a
family reunion dur iig ihe holidays,
wiili them ai their home in this city
(i.r the week were Dr. and Mrs. Michael
?'loka and daiightcr, Atlanta; Colonel
and .Mrs. w. n. Pollock, Winston; Van
W'i k" linke. Llncolnton. and Alex
Webb and family, of Itulclgh.
There was much Interest here in
ihe marriage of .1. M Broughton. of
Ibis .iiy. and Mis. l.oula Tolbert, of At?
lanta, the inurrlage taking jdaeo Wed?
nesday at the home of the brldo In
Atlanta. Mr. Broughton was nccoin- .
pahlcd from Raleigh to Atlanta fdr the
marriage by bis son. Dr. I-.'. II. Brough?
ton, of this city.
Miss Lilly Bell Sutton, of ljuCSrnngc,
Wan ib.- guest of Ijonor Wednesday af?
ternoon for a very pleasant reception
by lor hostess. Miss Anne I. Wynne.
There were it hair hundred guests.
The civic department of the Woman's
? 'lull heard with greal profit and
pleasure Thursday morning an address
by Ex-Judge It. W. Winston, on "A
Great State Capital Will Help to Make
a Great ??Mate."
The Johnsonian Book Club had Mrs.
I!. W. Winston for hostess Tuesday
afternoon, the study of Mexico being
continued with the rendition of se- ;
lections of Mexican hiuslc as a spe- j
clal feature. Participating in the pro- I
gram were Mrs. a. w. Kiiox, Miss1
Dowd. of st Mary's School; Mlsso-t
Emily ami ICIUa Knox. Mrs. Charles
'': Johnson. Mrs. James Homer Win?
ston, of Norfolk, ihe latter being here I
visiting Mrs R. W. Winston for the I
Roanokc Social News
I Special io 'i In Times-DI'potiV. I
Roanoke. Vi . December 31.?Tuesday ntght
at llot.-l Roanoko the AIICRhatiy i.'lub cnv<- a
large Hnd brilliant sermah. which was at?
tended by many members Hint several
guests. Duncun llobart. led Hi..- Ilguica.
Punch and Wafers were served throughout
Ihe evening; Atnouc tlio dancers was Miss
Margaret Waddey, of Richmond, win Is!
h-re vti..tine lier aunt. Mrs. W. W. Hoxle'y.
Weductday evening the Koanok- ilctmiin
? 'tub's Christmas c?rinaii was given. About
flfij' couples participated. W. sirothcr
Jones led. The germnn was given at Hotel
Roanoke, Which wan elaborately decorated
With polnsctt la i. fern, and palms. Favors
suggestive ?( t|,0 Clirlitinai season vvera
given. A delicious buffet aupp.i was
Thursday night at the hotel one of ihe
most brilliant germnni ever given lo re was
danced. It was Riven by the Mariborough
t'tub. in organization of prominent young
Mill Myra Wool wine entertained In tier
lioni. Wednesday nicht In honor of Mirs
M.irie Millar, of Norfolk.
Mm Margaret llurknrr enlertaineil at an
Informal dance in h*r home. Sixteenth Ave?
nue Southwest. Wednesday rilsht In honor
of Mise Helen Jonea, of Atlanta, da.
Invitations have been Issued by Mr. and
Mrs. C" < . Shockcy to the marriage of their
daughter, Kllubeth; lo fir. Thomas Karl
Racker, at .'. o'clock, the afternoon of Jan?
uary 11. Both the young people are well
known hi local so.-ia; circlet.
Miss (ieorgle Itlley ami Shiriev Rlley en?
tertained at a very pretty rtanc? In their
home Friday night in honor of the Misses
Mr. and Mrs W. D. Fllckwlr enlerialned
a few friends. Th?r?.lav evening in their
home in honor of their nephew. Edward
Abbott, of ihr University of Illinois
Mlo Anre t.nry ivss the hostess Thursday
night of a beautiful dance given at the
home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. It.
Lacy, In honor of her house, guest, Miss
Kathryn Kenlon. of Philadelphia.
Mr. and Mrs Dai-Id Chalmers, of Kansas
Pity, Mo., w ho have be? u visiting Dr. and |
Mo .Waller Jamison, have gone to New
York to spend a month.
The marriage of Miss Jean Duncan Watts
and Abrain P. .Staples. Jr., hoth of this city,
will take place next Thursday afternoon In
tl?e home of the bride. Miss Walls Is a
daughter of th? late J. Allen Walts, who
?>. state Senator from thla illy several
years ago. Mr. Staple) is a son of A. P.
Staples, professor of law at Washington and
Miss i'arv Rrnnks and Mitt l.eoaa Dirkin
aon have issued invitations for a cotillion at
Hotel lloanoke the . venlng of January *
Miss Helen Perkins informally entertained
Ihe "B I,. I.." Club Tuesday eight.
Mls? (.ladyI I.ow-e was hostess of an In?
formal dance Tuesday evening In her home,
south P.eanoke Street.
Harry sionhenson. of New fork. I? visit']
ing his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stephen
Amherst Social News
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.l
Amherst. Vn., December 31.?One of
the most pleasant social gatherings of
the week was given Monday night by
Miss Mary t. Kills, at her beautiful
home here In honor of her niece. Miss
Emma Saunders. of iowa. who Is visit?
ing relatives In Amherst. Among the
guests present were Misses Mary,
Marion and Nell Dearborn, Bessie
Scot i. inary and Bessie Whitehead.
Rosalie Harrison and Jane Cunning?
ham; Everett Scott. Peyton R. Evans,
Tom and Robert Whitehead and Taylor
Miss Mamie Drummond, of the State
Normal School at Kurmvillc. and Miss
Gertrude Davles. of Chatham Episco?
pal- Institute, are at their respective
homes for the holidays.
Miss Dells Lavender was called to
her home In Franklin county this
Willie Ashlin. of Ashevllle, N. C.
this week Visited his mother, Mrs.
Miss Harriet Evans this week visit?
ed relatives in Washington.
(?udots Peyton Evans, Everett Scott
and Tom Whitehead. of Blacksbiirg;
Robert. Whitehead and Ernest Whit
ton. of Richmond Medical College, and
James Wood, of Dutismore Business
(Tollage, Stuunlon. are at home for the
On Tuesday night. Mrs. C. A.
Joubert gave a card party at her homo
In the village. In honor of her gucs-,
Miss Elizabeth Green. of Halifax:
Miss Mary Scott, who Is teaching in
Prince William county, Is at home for
the Christmas holidays.
Miss Calllc Henley Is this week
visiting friends at Amherst.
Miss Gertrude Barker, of Baltimore,
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. L. B.
Miss Alice Reed and brother, Walter
KOfed, arc this week visiting their
parents. Rev. ami Mrs. J. C. Reed, at
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ware and chil?
dren, of Lynchburg, were guests of
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Ware,
Mrs. E. M. Mays and sons, Johnnie
anil Robart, Ibis week spent several
days with relatives near Iron Gate.
Charlie and Cap Beard, of Lyneh
biirg, are the guests of their cousins,
the Misses Harrison, near the village.
Miss Perkins Shclton. who has charge
or a school at Willow this year. Is
spending the holidays at her home
Rev. and Mrs. J. R. l.avendor and
children are this week visiting at Mrs.
lavender's old home 111 Franklin coun?
Mrs. Minnie Shonrer, of Lynrhburg.
Is spending this week at her old homo
clarence ''ox. of lilehmond Cailcgo,
Is nt the home of his parents. Mr. and
Mrs It. M. Cox, for the Christmas holi?
Black "Near-S?k" Petticoats
With double flounce, the 79c ones marked
The $2.00 llcathcrbloom oars mark?
ed down to .
$1.00 and $1.25 Muslin, Cambric ami Nain?
sook Gowns, that show handling, nicely
trimmed, marked down to.
The $1.50 and $2.'x) ones market! down
We Sell More Woman's Garments Than At.' Other Store in Richmond.
Clearance Sale of Kimonos
Flannelette Kimonos, in Persian ef- (Pfl AA
fects; the $1:48 ones marked down to.. ?Ol ?"U
Fancy Figured Outing Kimonos, (PI A a
witlt mcssalitte bands, marked down to tPA?Ul7
Fancy Figured Crnpon Kimonos, with mes
snline bands; the $2.00 ones marked
? $2.98 Doublc-Faced Outing Bath (PI AO
Robes marked down to. ?Jjioi/O
Those who a)ant to iuit? advantage of lowered prices on thousands of dollars' worth
of winter wearables should shop this week at the Thalhimer Store. Our reductions are
not reductions from false high prices, but from the regular prices at which goods were sold.
When we offer you something worth $25 for $15 you save ten dollars of real money.
Clearance Sale of
$15.00 Fancy Mixture
("<'.tt~. also black cloth,
S20.00 and S25.00 Coal:
el tics and polo styles,
$25.00 Black Cloth and
Cheviot Coats now.
S35.00 Fancy Mixture
Coats, mostly sample
S35.?O Handsome Black
?45.00 Black Coats, all (j>OA AA
U late styles, now. vOU.UU
Clearance Sale of
One lot of 25 dozen Lingerie W aists,
embroidery fronts and Val. trim?
ming; values 69c and ,S(Ji : spe- CA
S3.4K and $3.98 Fancy
Lingerie Waists now ,
S5.00 Li ngerle W"a ist.- a re
now ....... .
All SI.00 and SL25 Lingerie Waists,
including our best styles, trim
med and tailored, now. I ?3C
SI.50 Lingerie W:aists are
SI.98 and S2.4S Lingerie
Waists now .
AH Children s and Misses' Furs Marked Down for This Sale
Reduction Sale of
Thi- sale offers those who received parts of Celluloid Toilet Sets as Christmas
presents an opportunity to make their sets complete at small additional cost.
75c Celluloid Combs, 54c
50e Celluloid Combs, 38c.
SI.(HI Brush and Comb Trays;
75c Mirrors, sale price, 54c.
39c. Powder Boxes and Nail
Buffers; sale price.
25c Soap. Comb and Puff
Boxes; sale price.
75c Three-Piece Baby Sets;
50c Combs and Talcum Pow?
der Boxes; sale price.
25c Cloudy Amber Glove Stretchers,
10c, and 19c ones, sale price ?*
50c Beautiful Shell Brush
?nd Comb Trays; Clearance
29c Shell and Cloudy Amber
Back 5-inch Nail Buffers; sale "| ?
12Kc Shell and Clouded Pin C
Trays; sale price . 9jC
25c Pin Trays, in white and
shell; sale price.
January Sale of
One lot of our regular SI.00 New
Columbia Shirts, slightly muss?
ed; sale price.
One .jt of Men's Fancy Hose,
that sold from 25c to 50c; sale
W'e'rc also selling a Tan
Made Hose, a regular 25c value,
Also, we will offer to-morrow about
ten dozen Stonewall Fancy Negligee
Shirts. No black and white patterns in
this lot. Sizes run 15, ISyi and 16.
We have on sale about 50 pairs of
Men's Working Gloves, made of best
quality horsehide and lined
throughout; a regular SI.00 CQ
Glove for. OuC
Men's Fine Fancy 50c Tubular Four
in-Hand Ties, 35c each, or
Also, on sale Men's 17c All Pure
Linen Hemstitched Handker?
chiefs; sale price.
Clearance Sale of
S25.00 Velvet Dresses,
in all shades, now.
S15.00 and S20.00 Dresses
and cloth, for street and
house wear, now.
S25.00 Messalinc and
Crepe Dresses, evening
S30.00 Crepe Dresses, in
street shades, now.
S40.00 Dresses, in chif?
fon and crepes, now ....
One lot of New Chiffon
Dresses, made over silk;
Clearance Sale of
SI5.00 and S20.00 Suits,
mixtures, boucles and
S20.00 and S22.50 Suits
finished worsted, all
S25.00 Suits, in fine
fancy mixtures and serges,
S30.00 Suits, fancy cuts,
all stvlish materials, now
S37.50 Suits, fancy nov?
elties and tailored effects,
S45.00 and S50.00 Suits,
all high grade novelties,
S60.00 Velvet Suits are
$25.00 Velvet Suits are
Clearance Sale of
Rugs and Carpets
30x60-inch S4.00 All-Wool
Smyrna Rugs; Clearance
36x72-inch S5.00 All-Wool
Smyrnas; Clearance Sale
$1.00 Good Tapestry Brussels Car?
pets, in pretty room patterns; /?r*
..Clearance Sale price, per yard. vJ?3C
Beautiful Axminster Druggets, size
9x12 feet; a S25.00 value
One lot of Hall Runners, size 3 feet
wide and 12 feet long; S8.50
and S 10.00 ones for.
Smith Axminster Rugs, 36x72-inch;
only a few left; regular price gp<
S3.48; sale price. tP<
One lot of remnants in Tapestry
Brussels Carpet, about 20 pieces, in va?
rious patterns, on sale at about HALF
Also, remnants of Matting offered at
GREATLY REDUCED PRICES.
Clearance Sale of
One lot of 60c Sheets, 72x90- OA
inch size; sale price. 0*/C
One lot of Heavy 81x90-inch
Sheets; sale price. ^a/C
One lot of Good Pillow Cases, <.
full size; sale price. 1'UC
Figured Outing, full width, ?1
regular 12'^c material; sale, price, 03C
Also, closing out one lot of Flannelette
and Dress Ginghams that sold for f"
S>j'c and 12Kc for. DC
Figured Sateen for dresses, in
navy blue and other colors; value f\l
12j.<c, now. $72C
One lot of Plaid Dress Goods q1
that originally sold at 25c, now. . ?3C
One lot of ^JjC Figured Challies,
36 inches wiclfall pretty pat- ol
U terns; sale price. ?3C
S a 1 e of
Clearance Sale of SWEATERS
Pants for Boys
75c; marked- O
One lot of Merino
Girls, that sold up to
down price . . ?
Another lot of Close Ribbed Pants
Vests, sizes from 2 to 10 years; sold
up to 75c; marked-down price.
Close-Ribbed Half-Wool Vests and Pants
for Ladies, the well-known John Axford cut
and Vesta Mills make; the SI.00 ones ptc
marked down lo. J uC
Another lot of three-quarter wool, same
make, but thc'SL25 grade; mark?
ed clown to.
A lot of .Unbleached Union Suits, from
2 to 6 years, fleece lined,' marked 1 A
down to. .-. . . . ? c/C
Misses' Sweaters, in white
only, fancy woven, that sold
for S2.48; marked
A lot of Ladies' Sweaters, in
grey, white and cardinal, plain ?
and fancy weaves, some com?
bination colors among the lot;
sold up to $2.98; <j?j AO
marked down price. ?JJ 1 ?U?
Children's Sweaters, in plain
weaves, cardinal, white and some
with colored trimmings;
the 50c ones marked OA
down to. ?Jo/C
Children's W'*hite Sweaters,
red military collar and
trimmings, emblem on
sleeve; the SI.00
marked down price
A lot of White Sweaters for
Ladies, the long coat effects
and some short ones, fancy Ger?
man and plain weaves, that sold
up to $5.00; marked
A lot of Sweaters for Boys and
Girls, in grey, navy and cardi?
nal, some have combination
color trimmings; these to be
closed out for $1.00
A lot of Brocaded Velvet Coats for Chil?
dren 2 to 6 years, in navy, olive, grcv and
brown; the S5.00 kind marked AG
down to. ?P^.Tt?
Children's Bedford Cord Coats,
the SI.50 and S2.00 ones, marked
Children's Woolen Toques, in grey
navy or cardinal trimmings; the 50c
ones marked down to.
Infants' Toques marked down
Children's Hats in white bear;
SI.50 ones marked down to.
The S2.00 ones, Snow Drop pat?
tern, marked down to.