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THE past week was pay With beau?
tiful entertainments III honor of
the hlhlays. and debutantes anil
visitors anil almost all ages of society
were represented In some manner or
another at the various affairs that
tilled the days Hum beginning to end.
and the coming days promise to be
yulto us lively from every standpoint
.Monday will be tilled with any number
of handsome functions There will hu
the public reception at the Mansion
In the evening, when the good people
or this Commonwealth will come from
the different county scats and cities to
present to the Governor and his wife
their good wishes for the coming year.
The members of the stair, with their
wives, will assist the Governor nun
Mrs. Mann in doing the honors of this
occasion, and the spacious rooms ol
the Mansion will be brave with golci
lace and bright gowns.
Mr. ami Mrs. Thomas F. Jcffrcss,
Mi.-s Virginia Louise llasklns ano
Robert M. .Icffrcss will entertain at
a handsome buffet luncheon al their
home. "Meado? Brook," in Chesterfield
county. The guests will leave Byrd
Street Station at 12:10 Monday.
That same afternoon the New Year's
reception given by the Hermitage Golf
Club ;? t the clubhouse, will lake place
from t:30 to 7 o'clock Receiving on
this occasion will be: Mrs. C. It. Guy.
Mrs. II. S. Ilawes, Mrs. .lohn O. Hayes.
Mrs, Thomas Nelson Carter. Miss Kate
Meredith. Miss Kmmn Gray White, Miss
Avis Grant, Miss Hello I ic.venpi.rt, Miss
Mary Crump, Miss Marie Kolner, Miss
Palsy Boykin and .Miss Mary Sounders
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Cockc and Mr.
and Mrs. .lohn W. Harrison will give a
cotillion ai the Masonic Temple Tues?
day night in honor of their debutante
daughters, Miss Elizabeth Cockc nnd
Miss Elsie Harrison.
The members of the Commonwealth
Club will give a large t.cpllon Wed?
nesday afternoon from i to 7 o'clock
for a "Ladies' Day" in the new annex.
Jt will he one of the handsomest en?
tertainments of the winter.
Engagement \ nnoiinced.
Mr. and Mis. A. L. Mc.Clcllan an?
nounce the engagement and approach?
ing marriage ?<( their sister, Miss 1.11.
Han Dodson, of New York, to Archi?
bald Douglas Brown, of Brooklyn, New
York. The wedding will take place
very quietly on the evening of Tues?
day, January in. at 6:30 o'clock In the
home of Mr. and Mrs. MoClcllan. 2340
The New Year win be Inaugurated
at the Woman's Club to-morrow after?
noon by a musical tea, Whocll promises
to bo most attractive. The program,
commencing Ht o'clock, win be rend?
ered by some of the liest musical tal?
on t In Richmond.
On Wednesday afternoon at. .t:p,u
o'clock the Literary Round Table will
rueet to discuss "The Illustrious
Prince." by Oppenheim, under the lead?
ership of Mrs. R. B. Magill.
Of Interest Here.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Joseph J. Anthony, of
526 Chandler Street, Madison. W.is.
have announced the engagement of
their only daughter, Mnyinc, to James
TM ward Poarman, or ti,|K city. .\-(>
elate lias been announced for the wed
rllng as yet', but it will probably take
place some time in the coming full.
At Brya Mnwr.
Dr. and Mrs. William E. Hatcher are
Spending the holidays at Bryn Maw r,
as thO guests of their daughter, Miss
Orle L. Hatcher, at ljuncaslor Cottage,
?whore it has been arranged for a
family reunion lo lake place. Among
those present were Misses Elizabeth
and Edith Hatcher, Virginia DeMot;,
of Lynchburg; William E. Hatcher, Jr.,
of Baltimore; Dr. W. Ralph Clcmauts,
or New York; A. I,. 1'org. of University
of Columbia. New York. A great deal
or entertaining has been done in h mot?
or Miss Hatcher's guests.
House Party al Col Alto.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry St. George
Tucker are spending the 'holidays at
"Coj Alto." their handsome estate near
Lexington. Vn. Among the visitors at
n house party they arc entertaining
this week are: Mrs. John Randolph
Tucker. Mrs. Virginia T. Carmlc!\:tet,
Captain J. Randolph Tucker, of Rich?
mond: Mr. and Mrs. Silas Mason, of
Kentucky, and MISS Mary Harrison, of
Powhatuh county. Mr. ami Mrs. Tucker
have been in New York most of this
entertained In Newport News.
Miss Majryi Lohrhan, of Newport New s,
entertained, a parly of friends at a
Small informal affair Wednesday even?
ing In honor of her house guests.
Misses Marie Perktnson and Annie
Murphy, of this city. The rooms were
decorated in holly and cedar.
Miss Gideon EriBaKcd.
The engagement of Miss Edith Leona
Gideon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. M.
Gideon, to Dr. Richard N. Sutton, of
Ballston, Vit., was announced Wednes?
day at a luncheon glvun by Mr. and'
Mrs. F. Clyde. Gideon, brother nnd
Klstcr-in-Iaw of Miss Gideon, at their
home, in BaUston, Va.
The table wos adorned with a beau?
tiful centrepiece of white carnations,
from the centre of which emerged a
tiny telegraph pole with wires of rib?
bons bearing a telegram containing
the announcement, lo each plate.
The guests were Mrs. Elsworth
Rlmpsori, Mrs. Waller Klrhy, Mrs.
.lames Mead. Miss Marguerite Powell,
Miss Anna Welch. Miss Carrie Moser.
Miss katherlhc Summy and Miss Helen
Attractive Christum* Tree.
The auxiliary to the Belle Bryan Day
Nursery gave a very attractive Christ?
inas tree on Thursday at noon. The
Rev. Phillips, pastor of the lloge Me?
morial Church, gave a charming* talk
at IhU ceremonial, and Miss .Marion
Davis, dressed as a shepherd, distri?
buted the gifts to the children .Mom
hers of the auxiliary Included Miss Ella
Buck, president; Mrs. Hiram M. Smith,
secretary: Mr-. Douglas Vandcrlioof,
treasurer; Misses Barbara Trlgg. Isa?
bella Carter, Ar. lo r Joynes, Julia
Joynes. Elsie Llndsey. Airs. Ia-wIk
Bosiicr, Misses Lucy Ford Worlham,
Nor., Randolph. Si.iydd Branch, har
i?t.to Bnmlss, Dorothy Christian, Lora
Crump. Nell Potts and Mary sb-ar
" Reception Frida; .
A beautiful reception was given by
1 he pupil.- of Pt'gram'x Semlnury on
Friday inornlitg at noon in the school
parlors. Floyd Avenue. The
rooms wer,, arranged with American
Beauty roses, palms und ferns. Those
taking part in the exercises wer?
M if tics Essie Cox. Ethel Smith. Orlene
Ciodsey, Essie Sirailmah. lv I in Ira Mil?
ler. Nellie Brown. Elisabeth Farmer,
Ruby Duke. Inez Duke. Maggie Lacy,
The Cook's Pride
, Frances Elmorei Agnes Ashwortn;
Messrs. Ray Wlllcers?n. George Crump,
Daniel Stein. Fro<1 Scott, brock Minor.
i Wolter Schutte, Richard r.lrltlge, Mor
I ton Northern.
| On Saturday afternoon last Miss Ks
I sie Cox entertained the class at her
home, 2517 Hast CJrace Street. Yester?
day afternoon at 1 o'clock Miss Essie
I Slrallman ontertalried the alumnae at
; her home. Ill North Sycoinore Street.
! Home Wedding.
At the resilience of the bride's inotn
I or, Mrs. C. M. Perkins, 432 North Se?
I mill street, was solemnised the mar
I rlage of .Miss Annie M. Perkins and
l William Henry llening. Jr.. the cerc
mony talcing place on Wednesday af?
ternoon; December 2S, Rev. David M.
rtamsay, pastor of the bride, officiating.
Mrs. Tupmnn presided at the piano.
The bride wore a becoming suit of
dark blue cloth, with hat to match,
ami carried a boun.net of Pride roses.
The ushers were >\ C. Perkins, brother
of t!ie bride; F. II. Crowdcr. .1. U. Shel
lon and 1.. I'. Ilenlng. The parlors
were prettily decorated In pink and
green, the mantels being banked in
ferns and roses, mid palms were used
in the hall. Immediately after the cer?
emony Mr. and Mrs. Honing left for a
trl|i North, and after January 10 will
be at home at 1904 West Main Street.
Filtert ninlnjr House Pnrly. j
Misses .lane Wingtield and Sue Brown
Cook are entertaining a number of
their friends at a house party at their |
home, ??I.onil'ardy Grove," In Mecklen?
burg county. Cards, dancing and rid?
ing parties furnish the chief amuse?
ment of the guests. The party will not
break up until the latter part of the
tin Jnnunry 4.
The annual meeting of the Associa?
tion for the Preservation of Virginia
Antiquities will be held In the rooms I
of the Virginia Historical Society Wed?
nesday evening; Jnnunry 4, at 8:15
o'clock. All members tire urgently
requested to be present, ns the business
program for the evening Includes the!
. lection of officers.
Annual Dinner nt Soldiers' Home.
Arrangements have been made for.
the Richmond Chapter. Pulled Daugh?
ters of the Confederacy, to have their
annual dinner nt the Soldiers' Home
on Wednesday. January I. at " o'clock.
The young members of the chapter and
the Junior Memorial Associations are
asked to lie at lho home by noon on
that day to assist in arranging the
presents and to wnlt on the tables at
dinner. It Is hoped thai all members
of the chapter that are able to do so
will be nt the home some time during
W ed head a y morning.
A very pretty marriage was cele?
brated at the rectory of Si. Peter's
Church on the evening of December 2fl
nt g o'clock. Rev. Joseph Magrl ofll?
clatlng. when Miss Mary K. Kelloy be-I
came the bride of Archie c. Sit I ton, in
the presence of a number of friends
and relatives. Miss Sallle Casey, as
bridesmaid, wore a gown of white
silk, trimmed in lace, and carried a
bouquet of white carnations. Miss
Annie August, sister of the bride, was
maid of honor, and wore white over
green and carried a shower bouquet ot
terns. George Kelloy was the groom's
best man. and Peyton Perkins ncted as
The bride was handsomely gowiiod In
a brown traveling suit, with hut. andl
gloves to inn ich. and carried a shower
bouquet of Pride roses. Immediately
after the ceremony a recoption was
held nt the homo ,-.f the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. August, in Highland
Pnrk. The pnrlors were prettily dec?
orated In red and green, and the out
of-town guests present were Aubrey
Sutton, Oscar Cnrnonl, James Dnret
and others. Air. and Mrs. Sutton will
make their home in Rowling Green,
Caroline county, Va.
The wedding of Miss Ella Rehcccn
Thorpe, daughter of the Int. Smith A.
and Leila Thorpe, und Samuel Sterling,
also of Richmond, took plate very
quietly yesterday evening. Dr. David M.
Ramsay, pastor of the Grace Street
Baptist church, performing the cere?
mony, The bride, wore a handsome
traveling suit of blue cloth, with hat
and gloves to match, and carried lilies
of the valley and violets. The eroom
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Ster?
ling, formerly of the Eastern Shore,
but now of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling left at once for
an extended trip North, and on their
return to Richmond will be at home
at JOS West Slain Street.
Christ inns Week nt the v. W. C. A. '
Each day of the past week at the
Young Woman's Christian Association
has had its special feature of suitable I
celebration, varied and delightful. Aj
number of the girls went home for the |
holidays, but those who remained In
town were most attractively enter?
The ?pecial Christinas Day vesper
service was led by Miss Mae MeCorkle,
general secretary of the organization.
Her theme was "What Christmas Means
r.i Us." Mis. S. M. Sarvay. the house
Secretary, prepared a beautiful tree for
I bile day. which was much enjoyed. On
Tuesday evening Miss Caroline Holla
tiny, president of the Young Woman's
Christian Association, entertained the
meiiiuers of the household at her home
on West Franklin Street. Muisc and
recitations furnished an enjoyable pro?
On Thursday the gymnasium direr
tor. Miss Armes, kept open house all
day in honor <>f the telephone exchange
girls. Receptions were held at 10
o'clock in the morning and at :i ami S
P. M. Dur|ng these hours n large num?
ber of gttesls were entertained. Miss
I Constance MncCirkle and Miss Kather-'
ine Ilawcs assisted Miss Armes in do-i
Ing the honors, and the Covenanters'I
Orchestra furnished music for this r.c
,\t Home To-liny:
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Fisher, of :'.".21
Kensington Avenue, win be at home
to tliolr friends to-day from I o'clock
this afternoon to io o'clock thi> eve
nlllg to announce the betrothal of their
dauchter, Rena Mildred, io Edward \v
A very quiet wedding look place
l if t Wedncsdny morning at 11 o'clock
nt East Main Street; when Mis.
Irene Johnston Parker, of this city,
been mo t!,. bride of Franklin Pence
Elpscoinbe, "f Philadelphia, Rev. Rus?
sell Cecil, I'. I>. ..| the Second Pros
byl ?rlun Church, ofllclatlng.
The decorations were paints, ferns
und lighted citlidles. The bride wore
n gown of white crepe de chine, made
over white mcasalinc and trimmed In
imported ornaments, She wore a large
white picture hat and carried a shower
hoUquot of lilies of the valley and
Hilde roses. .
! Mrs. I.lpaconihc is descended from
\ Will firm Clailiornc. Colonial Secretary
of Virginia, and Is the daughter of the
j lute Major Roberl F. Johnston. Mr.
Elpseombo Is a son of the late Roscoe
I.. Llpscombe, of Wllltamshurg. He
has made his home in Philadelphia for
a number of years, and he and his
tul.I. will m?k ? their home in that city I
on their return from their wedding!
I TIih JiuilK] of .Mr. anil Mrs, E. O. 1
Wolle. 2602 West Mal? Street, was
the scone of a very pretty inurrlngo
Thursday evening at .7 o'clock, when
their daughter. Miss Kmma ('. 10. Welle,
became the bride of Benjamin E. Mat?
thews, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Mat?
thews. The house was decorated In
palms. Southern smllax, roses and
shaded candles, and tho Hcv. .T. J.
Seherer. Jr., pastor of tho First Eng
llsh Lutheran Church, performed the
The bride, who entered with her
father, by whom she was given away,
wore a traveling suit of brown broad?
cloth, with a hat of the same shade,
and carried u bouquet of Bride roses.
The groom was attended by Joseph
Anderson as his liest man. After Jan?
uary 15 Mr. and Mrs. Matthews will be
nt homo at 2002 West Main Street.
Students Cntcrt alncd.
On Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs.
T. William Peinberton entertained III
honor of the Union Theological Semi?
nary students who remained here dur?
ing the holidays. The house was
beautifully decorated In holly, mistle?
toe nnd running cedar. Music and rec?
itations were features of the evening's
entertainment, and a quartet composed
of Mrs. Walter Mercer, Mrs. Harry
Nightingale, Columbus Canepn and
Dusten Mnrtenstcin rendered "Annie
I^iurle." "Spring Song" and scveYal
other numbers. Mrs. Walter Mercer
sang "The Rosary" as a solo, and Mr.
Capepa and Mr. Martonsteln sang "I!
Pcscatorl." .Miss Alleen Mord gave a
number of enjoyable reel la I Ions, and
Mrs. Austin Martenstelu played most
of the accompaniments. Richard Lan?
caster, of the seminary, contributed
several songs to the program, and
Percy Pomberton played several num?
bers on the piano.
Concert Next Tburnilny.
A charming event of Interest to mu?
sical circles here this week will be
the concert given under tho auspices
of the Wednesday Club. In which Mine.
Lisa Lehmann, the celebrated composer,
assisted by Ulm Blanche. Tonil In, so?
prano: .Miss Palgravo-Turner, contral?
to: Hubert Elsdoll, tenor, nnd Julien
Henry, will sing. A most attractive
program has been arranged, and I ho
beautiful melodies of "In a Persian
Garden," ram I liar to all, will bo Its
In nnd OiH or Town.
We I by Boverley, who has heen ?
member or a bouse parly at "Bland
field," in Bssox county, has returned t..
Mrs. John Overbek and family. ..f
Cleveland. ?., are visiting Mrs. Over
belt s father. W. F. Jones, at 27IS We t
Mrs. Alfred R, Cohen, of this oi'y. is
spending some time with friends in
Misses Martha and Josephine Clarke,
of sir, West Franklin Street, are the
guests or Mr. and Mrs. Roop, at Up?
Miss Anna Miles Olcott Is visiting
lor aunt, Mrs. Corbln W. Moroor. at
rail West Grace. Street, until after
Miss Carrie Brown, of .". West Clay
Street, who has been o,ulto s'ck rot- the
past two weeks. Is now Improving.
Miss Edna Jeffress. of Edwardsvtl'.a,
111., is visiting friends at 1300 West
Mrs. E. J. Hunt and Mi.ts Grace I
Philips are the guests of relatives In
South Boston. Va.
.Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L, Moore, who
spent the holidays in Yonkcrs, N. Y.,
have returned to tho city.
Mrs. Claude A. Swnnson is the guest
of her sister. Mrs. Henry Boohmer, nt
her home In Philadelphia.
Miss Louise Kennedy, who has been
visiting her parents here for the holi?
days, has returned to her home in
Garland Stedmnn Gunter lias been n
recent guest of relatives in Bahford,
Mr. and Mrs. John Antrim, formerly
of this city, now of Roanoke, have
been visiting friends tu Richmond tor
the past week.
Charles E. Aslihurner, of Staunton,
spent several days last week In Rich?
mond as the guest of relatives.
Culpeper Social News
I Special to The Tithes-'Dispatch.]
Culpeper, Va.. December 81.?Miss
Mary Vass. who spent the autumn with
friends in Washington; returned home
tor Christmas, and with the exception
of some short visits, will be in Culpeper
the* remainder of the winter.
Joint Porter, of Charlbttosvllle, visit?
ed friends in Culpeper this week, after
n short visit to Mr. and Mrs. John
Burroughs, Of Remington.
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Brand, of Wash?
ington, and Mrs. S.ayre Thompson and
little daughter. "Catherine, of "Milton.'
were- guests this week of Colonel and
John Dnvles spent Christmas Day at
his former home In Mannssns.
Miss Ruby Wine is homo from her
school at llawlln, nnd has as her guest
her cousin, Miss Watts, of Lynch?
Dr. and Mrs. Hume Sprlnkel and Dr. .
Wlllher Sprlnkel. all of Staunton, spent
the holidays with Dr. and Mrs. A. G. :
Sprlnkel, at their home on East Street.
The Christinas dance was held In the
Armory Hall on Monday night. The]
Chaperons were Mesdames Russell
Smith ami Roslln Vass. Those dancing ?
w ere Misses Helen and Georgia Mucoy.
Taunt, Russell Smith, Taylor, Whale)*;
Kuril, Ware. Pray, MoRon, l-'raloy.
Rlxey, Voss, Ypwell, Ransoine, or
Orange; Bennett, Williams. Newhou.-e.
Smith, strother. Latham and Mrs.
Gordon Cowle, Mr. and Mrs.' Frederick
Hudglns; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Whlle
iiorne, Mr. and Mrs. MoXloy Low? and
Mrs. Uitham: Messrs. Archie Ooodloe,
Jennings. Pace. Griulli, Jones. Bruce,
Cadets William and Adrian Nolle,
yillicey, Yowell. Latham, Porter. Nil!.-.
Lathou, Williams. Bennett. Ncwhouso,
Forbes. Wampler, Diener. Pny.ic, .Smith
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Urgent need of disposing of all broken lines and incomplete assortments
and to reduce stocks to a minimum before inventory, culminates in a great
To accomplish this we must make most startling reductions. The items
below are representative of the values this Year End Clearance Sale means.
Tailored Suits and Dresses
The materials in Suits are of Broadcloth, Serges, Cheviots, Basket Weaves and Imported Mixtures.
The materials in Dresses are of Serges, Broadcloth, Nets, Chiffon, Silk, Poplin and Satin.
SALE OF SUITS
SlS.no and S20.00 Suits.$10.00
S22.50 and S25.00 Suits.S15.00
S27.50 and S30.00 Suits.$18.50
$35.00 and S45.00 Suits.$25.00
$65.00 and S68.00 Suits.$35.00
Coats Reduced for Clearance
The exceptional values of Stylish Coats at this time makes
this a sale of unusual interest.
The materials are of caracul cloth, serges, cheviots, polo, ker?
seys and stylish mixtures.
S15.00 Cloth and Caracul Coats now. $9.50
$20.00 Stylish Mixtures.$12.50
S25.00 and 830.00 Cloth and Caracul.$19.50
Fur Coats Radically Reduced
S50.00 Caracul Coats, 52 inches long.$39.50
$65100 Caracul Coats, 52 inches long.$50.00
S85.00 Caracul Coats, 52 inches long.$65.00
S50.00 Pony Coat. 52 inches long.$39.50
$35.00 Pony Coat, 50 inches long.$25.00
$75.00 Pony Coat, 52 inches long.$59.00
S100.00 Pony Coat, 52 inches long.$82.50
SS5.00 Seal'(oat, 50 inches long.$65.00
SI 25.00 Seal Coal, 52 inches long.$100.00
S137.50 Seal Coal, 52 inches long.$115.00
S165.00 Hudson Seal Coat, 52 inches long.$125.. 0
Silk, Lace, Net and Linen Waists
SI2.00 Chiffon Waists .S7.00
SIO.OO Chiffon Waists .$6.98
S8.00 Chiffon Waists .$6.00
S6.98 Chiffon Waists .$4.62
$5.98 Silk Waists .$3.98
$3.98 Silk and Net Waists.$2.50
S1.98 Tailored Linen Waists.$1.50
SI.25 Tailored Linen Waists.$1.00
$4.50 Persian Silk Petticoats...
$5.98 Silk Petticoats, s,ilk drop.
Clearance of Voile and Panama Skirts
SI5.00 Voile Skirts.$10.00
SIO.OO Voile Skirts .$7.50
S6.98 and S5.00 Voile and Panama Skirts.. . $3.98
Women's, Misses' and Children's Sweaters
50c Children's Sweaters. 39c
SI.25 Misses' Sweaters. 98c
S2.50 All-Wool Coat Sweaters.$1.98
S3.98 Long All-Wool Coat Sweaters.$2.98
S6.98 Long All-Wool Coat Sweaters.$5.00
SALE OF DRESSES
SI5.00 Dresses. $7.25
Half-Price Jewelry Sale
25c Hat Pins, assorted stones. 10c
50c Rhinestone Hat Pins. 33c
S3.98 Vanity Card Cases.$1.00
SI.98 Chatelaines, 4 pieces. 79c
S4.75 Fancy Silver Opera Chains.$3.50
$3.38 Imported Hat Pins.$2.50
S5.98 Cold Mesh Bag.$3.98
50c Bar Pins, assorted stones. 25c
Leather Goods Reduced
S1.75 Suede Belts.$1.48
SI.00 Persian Bells. 50c
SI.98 Suede Bags.$1.50
S5.00 Black Fitted Bag.$3.98
S2.50 Bridge Whist Sets.$1.98
Bronze, Brass and Sterling Silver Novelties Reduced
S2.98 Brush Brass Shaving Mug.$1.98
S2.75 Brush Brass Fern Dish.$1.98
S2.25 Bronze Statues .$1.50
$3.98 Electric Lamps .$2.50
SI .50 Sterling Bonbon Dishes.$1.00
SI.75 Sterling Bonbon Dishes.$1.25
Neckwear at Decided Reductions
25c Persian Plaited Collars.10c
50c Persian Bows.10c
25c Embroidered Jabots.19c
62c Persian Vests".50c
SI.50 Sailor Collars. Persian effects.79c
Clearance Sale of Millinery
Our entire stock of Hats go in this clearance, with absolute
disregard of prices and values. Pay one-half, one-third and one
fourth of former prices for Hats that have at least three months of
wear ahead of them. . '''V.
Children's Coats Half-Price
Bearskin Coats, white and colors. 2 to 6 year.-.SI.75
Cloth. Corduroy and Curly Bear Coats, 2 to 6 vears.$1.98
I Plush and Cheviot Coats. 2 to 6 years.
I Fine Cloth and Cheviot Coats, 2 to 6 years.
! Red Cheviot and Mixtures, 6 to 14 years.
i Black Pony Skin Coats, 6 to 14 years, reduced to.
i Black Caracul Coats, 6 to 14 years, reduced to.
! Black Caracul Coats, quilted lining, 6 to 14, reduced to.
and Ptllllam, of G'ulpeper, and Messrs.
Slaughter, Sliackclford, Car tor, Wuthor,
Wallace and L>r. Itickeits, of Orange.
Mrs. Hussell Smith and Mrs .Macoy
were nmong those who entertained at
supper during the Intermission.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Saniuelson kept
open house on Christmas Day. Their
attractive home on Hast Street was
decorated with Christinas garlands and
cut-Mowers, while the holy-wreathed
howl in the dining-room dispensed
Christmas cheer to their many friends..
Misses May Taylor and .Mamie
W ha ley wi re guests this week of Miss
Elisabeth ltuasoll-8inlt.il, and attended
the dance oh -Monday night.
Miss Gertrude Armstrong entertained
lh<' Senior 500 Club oh Tuesday after?
noon. Those playing were Mesdamcs
Cooper, Wert Chelf. Tucker Chelf, Mat?
thews. Loving, Walton. Sainuelson;
Misses Wager. .Ionen, and Ollkoson.
Mis. Hoher! Cooper and Miss .lohnte
Latham were the especial guests of
llw club. Miss Armstrong has its her
house guest for a few days Mrs. Welch
and Miss Welch'.
Mi-s Prank to Taunt entertained at
Cards oil Wednesday in honor of her
sister, Mrs. Earl Wliltohorne, of New
Mis. Helen Macoy was the guest this
week of Miss Kami In Louise Klxey. of
( omor View. Oil Tuesday evening
Miss Uixey gave an informal enter
tniument In compliment to the senior
class of the High School, of which
class, both she ami Miss Macoy are
Porter Nallo has as his guest this
v eek, his cousin, Mercer Jones, of the
Mrs. Allison Douglas. little Miss j
Evelyn Douglas and Miss Fannie Perry |
will sail on the 7th of January, oil
the stenmer Berlin, for Home. They I
Will touch at several of the Med Her?
rn II la ti ports and expect to spend sonic
time at Cairo. Egypt.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Powr j
H'Udgins entertained at curds on Tues?
day evening. Bridge was played at
four tables. Thus.- playing were Mr.
and Mrs Carrlngloii Walkins. Mr. and I
Mrs. D. i. Coleman, Mrs. Underwood, I
Misses Byrd I<2-W, Marian Sampson.
Mary ami I'lorei.ce Vass. Mary English, j
Laura Coons. Dolly iludgins. Edward
P. riy and Fills Latham.
Nelson Wampler had as his guest !
for a few days this week, Mr. Moncurb, 1
Mi- and Mrs. Earl Whltehomc, of
New Jersey, are spending the holidays ?,
with Mrs. Whltehorne's mother, Mrs. |
Mrs. Nannie Br'oohji. of Richmond. I
Is here tlifs week to visit her brother,
Mr and Mrs. Hul l i t Cooper and lit- I
He son, of Xoi-tp Cnrollnn, spent!
riirlstmns with Mr, ami Mrs. Slins I
Mr. Clark, of A^fton Creen Klivb a|
ci.ij supper Thursday nlghi to some!
of his friends. Among- those- present
were James and William Yanccy, Henry
Jones. Luden Blekers.
William Licwis, of New York. is
spending the holidays at the home of
his uncle, General Towncs.
An entertainment, consisting of an
Old-fashioned Christmas tree, with ap?
propriate recitations and songs, was
held in the Sunday school room of the
Methodist Church Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Iloltzinan spent
several days in Alexandria this week.
llobert Terrlll, of Hanover, was a
guest this week of Itev. 13. W. Winfrey.
Air. and Mrs. P. .1. Coleman spent
several days of this week with friends
at Madison Mills.
Miss Clara Bailey Is visiting her sin
ter, Mrs. Griffin, of Staunton. and on
her return will stop with other rela?
tions in Charlottesvlllc.
Martinsville Social News
! Special In The Tiniex-T)l*|iatcli.]
Marliiurvlllo. Vs., December 31.?On Tues?
day evening Mill Man' linen and I he
Mlsser Anson entertained n number ,,t their
friends at the Iteetory. Progressive Forly
two was played at seven tables, and dollght
ful refreshments were served a-, the clone
of the game.
du Tuosda) evening Miss rtebeccti Kenr
foti entertained a number of the younger
members of society at her home on Gravel}
'the Christmas Herman wax danced Wed?
nesday evening at Hie Academy of Music,
and was hugely ,-itlcndod. there hehiK more
than twenty couples on the finer. A string
baud from Danville furnished excellent
music, mid Ilie I'murcs were led by C\ S.
Williamson, of Martlniville, anil Mr. Wiid
?1111. of L>an\ille. Among the guests from a
distance were .Misses Martha Hughes, of
Ashland: Mary Wondlng and Mabel lloblll
ron, of Danville; I'nrmati Grimes, of Walls
bury. N. I'.; Kessin Italrstoa, of Oak Hill;
Kale Hesliazo, of fliilgeway: Gladys Terrell;
of Uhnrlotteivllle; Hie Messrs. Campbell, of
"You are as well as
A word to the wise Is sufficient.
For Indigestion, Dyspepsia,
(,'olils. Grippe anil Malaria.
Bedford City; Mr. Waddlll, of Danville, ani
William i'oar,, of Winston. N. C.
Mrs. 13. A. Blvca entertained a number of
the married people of the town very charm?
ingly ?t progressive live hundred un Wed?
nesday evening. "
Among the visitors to the town this week
were Misses Orlincs. of Salisbury, und Miss
Bessie Hmrsion. of unit Mill, who have
been the guests of Mrs. 13.'U. Pcun: Misses
Martha Hushes, of Asbland. and .Miss
Rochet Dupuy, of R?anoke, who are Ihe
guests of ihe Mlssng Whittle; Miss Mary
Wood lug, of Danville, who la with Miss Hoy
.Miss Mnlie) Itohlnson. of Danville, is the
guest of Miss Annie C. Mulllns.
Miss Amelle, <pf Dnnvllle, and Miss Gladys
Terrell, of C'harlottcsvllle, are guests of the
it. T. Ilubbnrd, of Faycttovlllo. W. Va?
and ihe Messrs. Campbell, of Bedford City,
Were guests nt Ihe home of .lodge S. IS.
I Whittle for several days Ibis week.
William Conn, of Winston. Ik the Kiiest
?Of his uncle, C. 11. Dudley, Church Street.
Miss Pnltlo Itrown, of Bristol, In spendiiu;
ihe holidays with her grandfather. Dr. .las.
1 Among ibe Martinsvllle young people who
nie al home for Ihe holidays arc John W.
Hamilton and .1. W. Carter, Jr., from the
University of Virginia; Louis carter, of iho
V. 1". I.; 11. G. .Mulilns, fiom Rnndolph
Mncon Academy; Bedford; II. i>. Whittle, of
Tennessee; Lowry Honker, of the fulled
stales Mall Service, ami others.
Warrenton Social News
I Special to The Tlmes-Dlspntch. |
Warrenton, Vn? December 31,?The annual
Christmas german was danced here In the
Town Hall on the night ol the 26th instant.
The hall was decorated fur the occasion,
and nine.an those dancing were the follow?
ing couples: Mr. und Mrs. .1. K. Maddux:
.Mr. und Mrs. C. It. Denro: Mr. and Mrs.
.Odin ICollh; Mr. and Mrs Richard Wallach;
Mr. and Mrs. dimming Wiley; .Mr. mid Mrs.
John Brltlon, of Trenton, N'. .1.: Mr. und
Mrs. Joseph A. Hell, of Richmond; Mr. and
Mrs. .1. 11. Richards; Miss Kllxabeth dallies
iiuil W. Ii. Haloes, of Rosaiyn; Mrs. W. c.
Hayes and lilon Kerr; Ml?s Snliy Marshall
anil Channlng Strolher; Miss Mnzle Stone
nnd Pele Lees; Miss Caroline. Bastable ami
Harry Slump, of Washington; Miss Lucy
Stone and Lee Brans; Miss Fiances Sublet!
mid Beverly Werthemler; Miss Mory Wer
Iheinler nnd Arthur Charrington; Miss Jam'
Forties and Heyward Kpilman; Miss Dorothy
Hiibliell and Hush Spllmitn; Mlas Nelson
anil John Stone; Miss llllicaiy mid W. II.
Curtis: Miss Jessie Walraven und T. H. Har?
tenstein. Slags, S. A. Applelon and Ches?
ter Kerr. Mr. William 11. Haines led the
Mrs. C P. Wyly entertained at dinner on
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. C.reen received on
colonel and Mrs. fJrcnvllln Haines gave n
lHu;e reception on Christmas afternoon.
AbOlli led Riiesls were present.
Miss Rllznbcth Oalnes left on Wednesday
for Washington, where she Is the guest of
Miss Stella Ca nisi.
Chester Kerr, of Washington, spent Christ?
mas, in Warreiilnn with Dr. and -Mrs. James
Mr nnd Mrs. Joseph A. Bell, who have
been the jurats of Colonel and Mrs. Gren
villo Oatnc*. loft on Tuesday for their homo
Wllllnm II Galncs he* returned lo Ron
! Charles B. Jeffries vhited Norfolk for
?several day- this week.
I Mr. and Mn. Ed. It. Klnir. of Baltimore,
wore at home for Christmas, and had an
? their Kuest, Mlfs l.ucy Chliolm. of Savan?
na ti. On.
I Mrs. IVyljr Clatk and .Master Bernle Clarlr
;lmv.! arrived from Texas and hill spend the
winter at Mrs. Edward Carter*!. Mr. and
?Mis. Courtlond Taylor, of New York, havn
I also arrived at Mrs. Carter's for the winter.
.Mr. nnd Mrs. Will Stewart and Miss Stew?
art, of Baltimore, were the guests of Cap?
itata and Mrs. Carter for tho Christmas
Dr. I'lnHney llerhert, of Ashevtlle, N. C.i
1 spent Christinas with Rev, and Mrs. Edwin
I Pete I.er.j entertnined nt n sknllnc party
ion Hi" night of the 22d Instant,
i Oaylord Chirk, of nnltlniore. Is spending
I some time with his mother, Mrs. Gaylord
! Mr. und Mrs. William II. Ttlyiho have re
i turned tn Warrenton lo make their home.
? They will occupy the residence of Mrs. Mu?
lten Green nit culpeper Street: ?.Ir. Blytlie
I Will resume his stiidln work.
! Mrs. E. B. Klatcr nnd Miss Day will lenvo
' this week for New York, where they will
? snend the wlnler with Mr. nnd Mrs. T>. T.
I Mr. nnd Mr<. Phil Nelson, of Norfolk: Mr.
land Mrs. J. B. Britto?, of Trenton. N. J.,
; were the quests of Mrs. O. W. Nelson for
! tlie past week.
I Or. C. ti. Fair wa? nt home from West
? Virginia for the Chrislinas holidays.
Miss May Fair is at home from Washing?
Mr. nnd Mrs. .John I.ntlmnt, of Richmond:
Mr. nnd Mrs ft. W. Cook. I lie Misses Cook 1
and Walter Cook, of Bultlmoic, were recent
sin-sis at T. N. Fletcher'*.
Malcolm tiordon, of New York, has Joined
his family, who arc nt Mrs. Hamilton's for
Draper Crosby Is at Twin Oaks for several
! Miss Nina llnydon Is visiting her parents
I nt Mnnnssas for the holidays. ,
I Mr. and Mrs. F, 1. Maule hnve returned I
t? Philadelphia alter 'spending tho hell- ^
1 dnvs with Mrs. William Hayes. Master '
1 William and .link Hayes returned to Phlla- i
I dolphin with them.
! Armatend Boston nnd Mmiry Curtlr, ?<
; Washington, were ni home this week,
j Captain and Mr.*. Brooke Payne nnd Mr.<J
ichurle? Owen?, of Norfolk, who spenH
jchr'almns with Or. and Mrs, M. G. Doug1a?H
lieft this week. Mis. Owens (toes to v|si"M
Mrs. Ilownrd Peebles, of Atlanta, Ga. 1
Prof. .T-. O. Harris, of Amelia Courthouse,
|s tn Warrenton for several days. ?
; \Mlss Jennie Strother, of Washington, spent
Sunday lust with Mr. anil Mrs. A. TV. '
Olnnder Jnlley was nt boin? for the holi?
days from Hlelinionrt.
Ml?s Connh' nnd Dorothy Horden. i,f
Georgetown Convent, were nt homo near
Warrenton for two weeks.
William AniislioiiB. of Norfolk, nnd
Charles MClntyre, of the t'ldverslty of Vir- .
glnla. were with Mr, mid Mrs. ft. A. Mein
tyre for the Christmas vacation,