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LER, RHOADS & CO., NORFOLK'S BUSY STORE, OPEN UNTIL 6 O'CLOCK.
OF KID GLOVES.-500
js will be closed out half and
r thill value. 300 pairs of
tan?, browns, reds, greens,
iat $1-50, $1.25 and $1.00
. lots, part will go for 39 ee..ts
MILLER, RHOADS & CO.. NORFOLK'S BUS^r* STORE, OPEN UNTIL 6 O'CLOCK..
':: OUR IMMENSE HOLIDAY BUSINESS was
}>n unmistakable demonstration of the popularity of
N rfolk's Busy Store and its methods^ without any
special inducement, beyond a thorough preparation of
store and stocks, the heavy, buying commenced here
early in the month, and grew to the glorious climax
of the last few days before Xmae.
8JR ANNUAL JANUARY CLEARING SALE COMMENCES MONDAY.
V quick clear
ped a large as
ncjy Silks into
adle an aston
riie on them*
I rich beautiful stripes,
that arc! worth two and
Times tl le price asked?
that sol iat 75c, $1 00,
rand $ J .50, alt to go for
-in. Bright Finish Black
>ta Silk?j 75c grade 69c.
(iti. Heavy Black Taf
|j8c gra< Ic 75c.
\\h Hci vy Black Taf
$1.25 grade $1.00.
' raordir ary values in
APeau de Soie, 20-in.
m m. 89c, 25-in. 98c,
?L Black Satin Duch
425 value $1.00.
COATS, TAILOR-MADE SUITS, DRESS GOODS, SILKS, LINENS, DOMESTICS, COM?
FORTS, UNDERWEAR, BLANKETS, GENTS' FURNISHINGS, Etc.
The annual clearing sales, of this store have always offered unusual values?the one commencing
to-morrow presents attractions that we believe you'll think more desirable than any we've had before. An
event to which Norfolk and its sister cities turn out annually* The next four weeks should rank among
the busiest in the yean The power of prices will make, the selling during these pre-inventory days, second
to our wonderful Christmas business.
uchjh prices in our Black
~>epirt'ncnt always attracts
al our sterling values are
buying public far and
that our reductions
e and are exactly as
ck Brocade Suitings/
ns jn 8 different styles,
tiful figures, others ia
/ .handsome, for $1-75,
'i Sals orice $1.39.
Kin. Fine Black neat
jvfl all-wool fabric, very
th$2-75 yard, Sale price
Colored Dress Goods.
The ph .-nominal values offered two
weeks ago wercouickly picked up. This
olfering is destined to make as great a
40-im Two Tone Brocade Dress
Goods, in Helio and Black, Biown and j
Black, Navy and Black-, and Green and
Black, sold at 22c yard. Clearing price ;
One lot two-tone small figured Dress j
Goods, very not, sold at 25c Clearing i
One lot of 10 pieces of neat novclty
mixed Dress Goods, sold at 39c and 59c. '
Clearing price 25c.
One lot of 15 pieces of fancy novelty I
Su'llintrs, told at 59c, 69c and 75c. !
Clearing price 39c.
One lot of 8 pieces of fancy turned
Plaid Dress Goods, 40 and 45 inches
iwide, sold at $1.00, $1.50 and $2 00 for
Fine Twilled Sacqueing Flannels in i
fight Blue, Pink. Cardinal and Royal 1
Biue, worth 59c, price 39c.
One lot of 6 pieces of hcivy Cloaking
jn handsome designs marked at moving
A complete assortment of 54-in. Che- ,
viot Serge, $1.00 for 75c.
Three Children's Wool Tarn G'Shan- j
ter Caps, with feather, sold at 20c. Sale
Seven Children's Tarn O'Shanlers, |
sold at 39c and 5Uc, Sale price, 15c.
Tvyelve Red Cloth Tarn O'Shanter |
tri? Fine Black Jacquard
jto;^39 and $1.50. Sa^r|1>
fc'-' t <<f^lj-iljU-r??? edged with white cord and sou
glack Jacqtnui9*f piq^ViaVhe braid, told at 25c. Sale price, 10c.
; $ri'<&&j?,~' I Ladies'Flannel Waists, only few left,
hi Mohair Gre?
fe" price $1.50.
l's H?Kr? Jacquard,
le price 47c
sold at $J.0), lor 79c
Ladies' Flannel Waists, navy trimmed,
with white braid, red trimmed with
black braid, cadet blue, dark brown and
black, sold at f 1.25, for 98c.
Ladies' oink, light blue and red Eider?
down Sacaucs for 75c and $1 00.
Children's Bibs, 5c. worth 8c; 8c,
worth 10; 10c, worth 15c; all special
Chi'dr'ri*s Long Cashmere Coats,nice?
ly cmbroidrred, with cape, SJ 25, $1.69,
$2.25. $2.39, 52 75, up to $6.03.
Children's Short Cashmere Coifs,
$2.19. $3 00 and $3 95.
Children's Fur Carriage Robes, $3.75
We are making a geaeral cleaning up
of Ladies' and Children's Underwear,
all odd sizes and broken assortments, and
many special lines are offered in this
One case Ladies* Heavy Jersey Ribbed
Vests, all sizes, sold at 25... Clearing
One lot Ladies' Union Suits, cold at
75c. Clearing orice. 67c.
One lot Ladies' Grey Mixed Jersey
Ribbed Vests and Pants, most all sizes;
sold at 75c. Clearing price. 59c.
One lot Ladies, Fine White J. R.
Pants, in small sizes only; size 3 said at
75c and $1.00. Clearing price. 59c.
One lot of Ladies' Fine Merino Flat
Pants, in small sizes?sizes 23 and 30?
sold at 5J.C0, $1.25 and $1.59. To close
out. 69c pair.
Dr. Denton's Sleeping Garments for
Children, all sizes.
You can't have too many and the
little prices here will oav to lay in a
quantity. The clearance prices prevail
here smaller than ever before.
Ladies' Good White Handkerchiefs in
all Width hems, the regular 5c gooos
wi 1 go fur 2c each.
We olace on sale all the Handker?
chiefs Uicd for ovr Christmas decoration,
all beau'.iful patterns, swiss goods, some
are a trilic soiled, some as good as new.
These will go 3 for 25c.
One lot of Plain Hemstitched and a
lot of Hemstitched with embroidery
edges, to go lor 3c each.
Tailor Made Suits.
Special?One only, size 36, Brown
Mixed Tailor Made Suit with jacket
silk lined, f 12.50 grade, clearing price
Special?One lot of Ladies' Tailor
Made Suits, in Brown. Blue, jacket satin
lined, with plain ancOTucked skirts, per
caline lined, sold at $13.03 and $14.50,
all go in this lot at $10.00.
Two, only Navy Blue Venetian Suits,
sizes 36. jacket satin lined, $15.00 grade
All our $15.00 Suits, with jackets lilk
and satin lined, plain and flounce skirts,
in Navy Blue. Brown, Tan, go in Ihis
lot at $12.50.
Navy Blue, Brown and Greer. Vene?
tian Suits, with jtcket silk lined a id
circular tlouncc skirt, $16.59 grade now
Navy Blue Camel's Hair Cheviot
Suit, with jacket silk lined, $20.00 gr?de
CUFFS?Slightly soiled Cuffs, worth
20 and 25c Clearing price 52'? pair.
NECKWEAR?At half price, our
entire lot of 25c Neckwear, in Tecks,
Fourin-Hand, Puff and Bows, 12/?c
Bargain seekers will loose no time in
finding these goods,
SUSPENDERS?Our entire lot of
Fancy Silk and Lisle Thread Suspenders,
worth 75c, 89c and $1.00. Clearing orice
59c a pair. ?
UNDERWEAR ? One-half case
Men's Random Mixed Shirts and
Drawers, worth 37c. Clearing price 25c
About two dozen Men's Fleece Lined
Shirts, assorted sizes, worth 50c. Clear?
ing price 39c.
?Mm!s_Camel Hair Shirts, sizes 42, 44
and 46 only, worth 50z a piece. Clear?
ing price 39c
NEGLIGEE SHIRTS ? Fifteen
Navy Blue Camel's Hair Cheviot, \ dozen Men's Negligee Shirts, worth 50c
with jacket silk lined, $21.50 grade
Special?All our $12 50 and $15.09
Black Tailor Made Suits go in one lot?
Cheviots, Broadcloth, with jacket silk
lined, $10 00.
Soecial?One only. Black Cheviot
Suit, with jacket and skirt silk lined
throughout, $22.50 grade $15.00.
Three Ladies' Tailor made Suits,among
the lot one silk lined throughout, others
with jacket silk lined, $25.00 grade
Black Covert Tailor Made Suit, silk
lined throughout, $30.03 grade $22-50.
SHIRT BARGAINS?Eleven dozen
Mtn'sPure Linen Open Bosom Unlaun
dered Shirt?. . Clearing price 39c.
About three dozen Men's Plain and
Pleated Bosom Shirts, laundered and
unlaundered, worth 69c, 75c and $1.00.
Clearing price 50c.
COLLARS?An assorted lot of slight
soiled Collars, worth 15c apiece. Clear?
ing price 5c
apiece. Clearing orice 39c.
Boy's Neciigee Shirts, collar and cuff
attached, worth 50c apiece. Clearing
January Clearing of Blankets
Special?One case of White Blankets,
the $1.00 kind 87'<c
Special?The only All-Wool Blanket
to be had in the city, in pink, red and
light blue borders, will compare with
any $3.25 Blanket. Our price as long
as they last $2.89.
Special?i 1-4 Blanket, belter known
under our ticket as the Iceland, weight 5
pounds 8 ounces, to be had in pink, red
and light blue borders, worlh $5.00-'Our-l for 25c a pair,
January Sale of Domestics.
4-4 Bleached Cotton, special at 4c
4-4 Unbleached Cotton; clearing price
4-4 Unbleached Cotton, 6c grade, 5c.
4-4 Bleached Cotton, 8c grade, 7c
, Yard-wide Cambrics, ?c grade, 6c
9-4 Unbleached Sheeting, I2}ic grade,
9- 4 Bleached Sheeting,15c grade,l2J<c
10 4 Bleached Sheeting. 22c gi\vie. 18c
READY-MADE PILLOW CASES?
Bleached. 45x36. 6'i c.
45x36 Bleached Pillow Case-, l2;<c
50x36 Bleached Pillow Ca:es, J6c
42x36 Bleached Pillow Cases, hem?
stitched, special, I Ic.
54x90 Single Bed Sheets at 35c.
?72x90 Bleached Sheets,42c grride.371 ic
93x90 Bleached Sheets. 47c grade 42c
90x90 Bleached Sheets. 59c grade, 47c.
90x90 Bleached Sheets, hemstitched,
90x90 Unbleached Sheets, extra heavy
10- 4 Bleached Utica Sheeting, 25c.
SPECIAL.?50e and 39c Saequing
Flannels, all go at 25c
Lancaster Apron Ginghams, 5c
100 pairs of Misses' 5-hook and 2-cIar.p
Kid Gloves, in lans and reds, that sold
at 75c and $100, will go for 3>c
100 oairs of Children's Fur Top, lined
Kid Mittens, that sold lor 50c, will go
January Clearing of
February prices go into
effect to-morrow. Our en?
tire stock of Ladies' Coats
reduced 25 per cent, and
33 J-3 per cent, from former
A grand opportunity for
fclks who like to dross y.'iH
lot of Coats we have 15 that
have not got the new sleeve
they have been divided into
the following lots.
Lot t?Contains Coats,
sizes 34, 36 and 38 that sold
at $5.00 and $6.00, as long
as they last $1.95.
Lot 2?Contains Coats,
sizes 34, 36 and 38 that sold
at $8.00, $14.00 and $14.50,
as long as they last $2.95.
Lot 3?Contains Coats,
sizes 32, 34, 36 and 38, that
sold at $10.00, $12.50,
$14.50 and $17.00, all go at
Come Monday if you
want these, don't expect to
find them later in the week.
11- 4 Golden Fleece Blanket, a beauty,
weight 5 pounds 8 ounces, in piok, red
and light blue borders, equal to many a
$6 00 Blanket. Our price $4.25.
12- 4 Golden Fleece, weight 6 pounds
12 ounces. Price $4.89.
Soecial?One lot of Cotton Jeans, 10c
grade 7c 12;<c grade JOci 15c grade
Our lot of ^"button Black Suede Even?
ing Gloves, in all sizes, that sold for
$2.50, will go for 93c.
A lot' of Black and Colored Combina?
tion Cases, somewhat rubbed, but nearly
as good as1- ever. These sold for 50c,
will go for 25c.
36 inch Dark Percales, fancy figures,
8c grade, 5c
3b inch Dark Percales, fancy figures,
i 10c grade, 6c.
I One lot Fine Percales, sold 12JjC, for
One lot Red Outing Flannels, in fig?
ured, striped and plain, sold 8c and 10c,
One lot Light S'.riocd Outings, 5c
A large number of remnants and short
lengths have accumulated during the
holiday season, which are now brought
forward to receive attention. They
have been priced very low to close them
out. They contain Fancy Outings,
I! lannellelts, Percales, Prints and Ging?
2 yet last
M.;"' i" our
3 $ the year.
P'h all the
H. and now
. " 31d sky',
Ft $im die.1
?t wbj'ich, i
' d wide
If f -t will
tttjft let us
BBS ' oklr.g
ed in. -holly and mistletoe, and good
cheer and egg nog abounded for those
who called to wish this charming host?
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Sunday being Christmas day, numer?
ous fnmOy .reunions were held, but no
.entertainments of much importance
took place until Monday, which was
duly celebrated with fireworks and
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The past week was one of unusual j
brilliancy and pleasure. The fair belles
and beaux tripped the light fantastic
toe to their heart's content. There were
?rooeptlono and car parties, ?however,
and those who did not participate In
the terpslchorean revels had their share
of this enjoyment.
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Mr. R. Worthy Smith gave a most
enjoyable oyster roast on Monday at
the farm of Mr. Beaman, on Lynn
haven Bay, In honor of Miss Cornelia
Tucker, of Baltimore. The party, con?
sisting of Miss Tucker. Miss Mcliee,
Mr. Smith and Mr. Washington Heed,
of Portsmouth, drove to their destina?
tion and merrily did the afternoon pass
as they partook of the delectable bi?
valves fresh from the bay.
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'Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Ran?
dolph entertained a few ef their friends
on Monday evening at their home on !
Tork street. .The occasion was an egg
nog party, and was highly enjoyed by
all the guests who were present.
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The Monttcello Club gave an enjoya?
ble card party Monday evening at the
home of Mr. and Mrs- Tunis, on Free?
mason street, which proved a most
x*'i~ ? * ?
- On-Tuesday, evening the ball room of
the Ch?Tpberlln Hotel was the scene of
much merriment and one of the pret?
tiest eventsto( the season. The lights
blazed high and; fair maidens thronged
the hall, the sweet music filled the air
and strains of the wajtz and two-step
were heard until midnight pealed forth.
The occasion was the third of the series
of germans which are being held at
that handsome h?stelery for the Nor?
folk people. Thejfltonmer Warden left
the Bay Line wharf promptly nt S
o'clock laden with a crowd of pleasure
seekers, reaching Old Point nt !> o'cloi k,
to begin the festivities. The german
was led by^Ir. R. C. Tnylr ? Many
new and Intricate figures wore intro?
duced and the sight was a beautiful
one to those who watched the graceful
movements of the dancers. At 11
o'clock a dainty repast was served,
after'whlch dancing was resumed until
the strains of "Home, Sweet Home"
proclaimed that the time had come for
shoes and wraps to be donned. The
chniierones were Mr. and Mrs. Cald
well Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh N.
Page and Mr. and Mrs. George Mcln
tosh. Among those who were present
were Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bisco, L'.
S. N.; Mrs. Holt Page, Mr. and Mrs. 1
T. J. Randolph, Mrs. William ConVpe,
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Palm, Misses
Lucher. Sluegluff, Boykin and Bonsai,
of Baltimore, Porter, ofj Maryland;
Parker and Bruce, of Portsmouth; the
Misses Voll, of New Jersey; Miss Bos
well, of St. I.ouis; Misses Pigman, of
Fort Norfolk; Smith, of the navy-yard;
Misses Wilkinson, Palm, Jordan, Old,
Cooke, Heath, Lander. Walton, Allyn,
Hardy, Billiard, A. Taylor, Gordan,
WYenn, Sutton, Carr, Drummond, A.
Taylor, Johnston. Nash and Wilson.
Messrs- R. B. Pegram, of Richmond:
W. Parrlsh, E, Parrlsh, Williams and
Plournoy, of Portsmouth; Mr. Lewis |
Patch, of Cornell University; Messrs.
R. H. Wright, B. Taylor, W. H. Taylor.
G. Smith, w. Smith. Woodward; R. C.
Taylor, Uoss. Mcllwalne, s. Taylor, G.
Loyall, Walton, Winn. Serpell. 11. Good
ridge, G. Cnodridge. Gr'esham, W. Tay
lor. W. Old, B, Old. Bell, J. Johnston,
I. Johnston, Porter, r.. Smith, 11. Henry,
E. Henry, Hardy, Mllhndo, Friebusj
Dey, Turner, Mayo. Williams. Harry,
Tannor. Hume*, Hughes, r>rs. Old, Bur?
gess. Williams and Woodward.
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During the week the children's henrts
have been made glad by sights of won?
derful Christmas trees which they have
been invited to witness, and when some
attractive present was handed them
from these ever yielding trees then,
indeed, theirs was a happy lot.
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A very delightful and beautiful re?
ception was given on Tuesday after?
noon at the residence of the Misses
Browne, on nuke street, by Col. and
Mrs. Hodges, In honor of their charm?
ing daughter. Miss Lottie Hodges, of
Hampton Collesre, who is nt home for
the holidays, and nlso in honor of
Miss Hodges' guest, Miss Kittle Smith,
of Lynchburg, The reception was
largely attended by Miss Hodges' many
young friends, 'whom she received In
her usual graceful and cordial style.
Those who assisted in receiving wort
Miss Smith, Misses Hooker, of Hamp?
ton; Misses Young and Segnr, of
Hampton, and Miss Mary Nash Saun
ders. The delightful ten was followed by
a dance later in the evening, and was j
one of the most enjoyable affairs ever
given by the younger set in Norfolk.
The spacious parlors were beautifully
decorated under the skilled touch of an
an ist with holly, mistletoe and grow?
ing plants galore, while numberless
lamps end candelabra, with crystal
i -mlanis. threw their varl-colored
li fhts like n halo, giving exquisite soft?
ness to the scene. Dancing commenced
nt U o'clock and continued until 11,
when the band played "Home, Sweet
Home." and much to the regret of the
happy young people was the parting
good night spefken. Besides the re?
ceiving party those who were present
at the dance were Misses Freeman.
Williams, Taylor, Hyrd. Page, Hattli
Page, Bell, Herbert and Hardy, Messrs.
Them, Lnne. Page, Hugh Page, Hun?
ter, Jordan, Freeman. Hodges, Taylor,
Kelly, Sharpe and Cooke.
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The much-talked-of Charity Ball took
plat e on Wednesday evening and was a
brilliant event. Society was out en
masSc to attend this swell function
.The Armory Hall had been elaborately
oressed In (lags, bunting and Christ?
mas evergreens and lighted with elec?
tric lights- 'jyhe bon-ton of the city
s?.?L':'.. < ?"?
adorned themselves in their best gowns
j and with powdered hair lent their pre?
sence to this delightful occasion given
j for "sweet charity's sake." "The suc?
cess of this affair was due to the un
I tiring efforts and energy of Miss Letn
i Serpell and Miss Mira. Vaughn, in
I whose brains this scheme originated.
I An elaborate supper was served dur
! lug the evening and greatly enjoyed by
I the dancers, as well as spectators, who
witnessed this beautiful event. The
table was dressed In holly and fruit,
and lamps sited their soft glow on the
assemble,] throng. Until 12 o'clock gen?
eral dancing was indulged In, attractive
programs being used to keep tlie eh- |
g.'igcnients straight. After midnight i
the ball was turned into a german.
with Mr. J. Lelghton Hubnrd as leader,
und many pretty and attractive figures
were Introduce,!. Among those who
were present were Mr. and Mrs. D. L.
Clroner, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Ponder.
Mr- and Mrs. George Mclntosh, Mr. and
Mrs. Thorn Henderson. Mr. and Mrs.
A. C. Freeman. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hu?
bnrd, Col, and Mrs. ('? A. Nash.Mr. am"!
Mrs. F. II. Dancy; Mr. and Mrs. Nat.
Ben man, Mr. and Mrs. W. B, Hold win.
Mr. and Mrs. Dane Kelly, Dr. and Mrs
W. K. Driver, Mrs. .1. F. Cecil, Mr. and
Mrs- f'ary V.'eston. Mr. nnd Mrs. Fer?
gus Reld, Mi-, ami Mrs. ,T. N. Vaughn.
I Mr .and Mrs. H. U, l'age, Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. II. N. Page, Mr, and
Misses Wrenn, Mira and Mabel Vaughn,
Letn and Nora Serpell, Cannon. Tun
stall. Jane and Alice Serpell, Burwcll.
Gordan, Cooke, Nash. Taylor, Bonsai,
Leigh, Cohn, White. Lander, Messrs.
Hubnrd, Chlldrey, Tannor, ? Wm. H.
Taylor. 'Walter Taylor, Dr. Burgess,
Or. Joe Grice, Messrs. j. A. C. Gruner.
A. S. Wiley. J. S. Taylor, Dr. Old,
Messrs. \V. T. Santos. A. B. Taylor. 11.
s. G lodrldgo, R. c. Taylor, lt. C Taylor,
Jr., Washington Reld, J- P. Williams.
O. M. Serpell, N. H. T. Loyall. Albert
Serpeii. George Loyall; Harry Keeling,
Howard Shi, Id, U. M. Smith, David
Dunlap, of Petersburg; R. M, C. Qulm
by, of Suffolk: Gustav Frleb?s, R. L.
Doblc, A. G. Stephenson, E. M. Henry,
Jr.. nnd $? II. Henry.
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The Portsmouth Cotillion Club gave
their Christmas german Wednesday
evening at Kirn Hall, which was one
of the most delightful events of the
season. TI^j whistle was blown at
nine-thirty o'clock by Mr. Winston
Parrlsh, who led the 'german. A de?
lectable supper was served during the
evening, which wan duly enjoyed. The
chaporones on this charming occasion
were Mrs. Wise, Mrs. Dlsmukcs and
Mrs. Freeman, of the navy yard: Mrs.
Ashton and Mm. Hume; The full Na?
val Post Band furnished the music.
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The Wednesday Literary Society
met at the residence of Mrs. Stock, on
Duke street on Wednesday morning.
Washington Irving and Edgar Allen
Foe were the authors under discussion,
nnd delightfully interesting and enter?
taining p.ipeivt were read, and selec?
tions from these writers were enjoyed,,
Tbusadny evening M\\ and Mrs. Wil?
liam |A. Wrenn gave a handaorne re
ceptlon at their home on York street,
to Introduce their daughter, Miss Vir?
ginia Wrenn; in;o the social world. The
beautiful parlors had been handsomely
decorated. Festoons of holly and ce?
dar were draped along the walls .and
bannister, and palms and potted plants
weire gracefully grouped about in nooks
and corners. The decorations were
white in the front parlor, where Mr.
and Mrs. Wrenn and Miss Wrenn re?
ceived the guests. Mrs. Wrenn wore
a handsome gown of white taffeta with
cerise trimmings, and Miss Wrenn war?
becomingly gowned in a frock of white j
silk net over white satin. In the other
l'o .! 1 icI the p-de- -ih'inr wii r"-f--? mpl i
red, red ribbons and carnations 5fl
that rich hue matching the countless J
holly berries which peeped from the
glossy green foliage. The hours for the
reception were from 'J until 11:30
o'clock, and during those hours the
house was crowded with handsomely
dressed people of the fashionable set. j
In the dining-room, where the elegant
refreshments were served the following
ladies looked after the welfare of the
guests: Mrs. W. It. Baldwin, Mrs.
Frederick M. Kllburn. Mrs. E. C. Gun?
ther, Mrs. Charles Wrenn. Miss Harnes,
of Hamilton': Miss Slingluff, Miss.
Tucker, and Miss Boykln, of Baltimore;
Miss Fannie Leigh, Miss Maria Tucker.
Miss Mabel Allyn, Miss Met,a( Moore,
Miss Margaret Old, Miss . Elizabeth
Martin. Miss Pattle Gregory, and.Miss
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Mrs. Berry gave a Bmaftt, though
charming card-party on' Thursday
evening in honor of her daughter. Miss
Lr/,a Berry, of New York. The home of
Mrs. Berry, on Charlotte street, was
prettily dressed In holly and softly
lighted by lamp?. Progressive euchre1
was the game selected to amuse the'
guests. The pri::e, a silver pen, was
i won by Miss Virgie Newton, while Mr.
Horace Hoggard carried off the gentle?
man's prize, a silver key-ring. Miss
Annie Henry won the ladies' booby, a
(down, which was a ''winner?nit,"
while Robert Southgate won the gen?
tleman's booby, a music-box, which
"played to beat the band." Delightful
refreshments were served on the card-j
tables, and were a pleasant feature of
the evening. Among Mrs. Berry's
guests on this happy occasion were
Miss Newton, Misses Lily and Madge
Drunimond, Miss Benny, Miss Hog?
gard. Miss Berry, Dr. McCurdy, Mr.
Southgate, Mr. M. A. Agelaato, Mr. s.
L. Forbes, Mr. Horace Hoggard, XL;. |
Haue Hoggard, and Mr. Richard Mo
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Miss Alice WM'llams entertained her
friends at a dance at her home on Bute
street Thursday evening. .The occa-j
sion was a delightful one, and lasted
until a late hour. Among those pres?
ent were Misses Whittle,', Sharpe,
Downer, Duncan. B. Page., II. Page,
Hardy, T.ivl. r, Smith, Hodges, Hohson,
Measrs. Doble, Thorn, H. Page. T. Tage,
Hunter, Jordan, Taylor, Kelly, Sharpe
and Cooke. f
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Dr. and Mrs. F. A. Walko were at
home to,their friends every evening
last week! and many of thorn called to
tender their best wishes to their hos?
pitable host and hostess, and part.ike
of a glass o? delicloCts egg-nog.
Dr. William H tiger, of the John Hop?
kins Hospital In Baltimore, visited
friends in Norfolk fast week.
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Mr. Otis Rarron is at home from
the University of Virginia,
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atlas Alice Old. who is at Mrs. Stu?
arts Seminary In Staunton this winter,
Is at home for the holidays.
Miss Ruth Wilson left ] Monday to
visit friends in 1 V.tersburg.
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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hy Chnmher
laine were the guests of their father,
Mr. George Chamberl'alne,' on Duke
street last week.
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Mips Sayeiw, of VVythevHIft Is the
guest of Miss Annie Bitlups, on Bute
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Miss R.iisy Drummond attended the
german in Newport News' Friday
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Mr. Charles Bowdin, of the Univer?
sity of Virginia, is spending his holi?
days at home.
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Mr. Joseph Drummond, of Baltimore,
spent Christmas with h!a mother, Mrs.
Drummond; on Boush street.
Miss Nina Boykin, of Ba'.tlmnrre, Is
visiting Miss Margaret Old, on Free?
Miss Rosa McBee has returned, after
a delightful trip to Atlanta.
On Tuesday Dr. and Mrs. Wilson K.
Driver entertained a feW of their
friends in a charming manner at their
home, on Freemason street. The form
of entertainment v.i.s an oyster mast,
and greatly was this bivalve enjoyed,
not only In n. roasted state, but in other
forms, wherein he is known to be de?
licious. Dr. and .Mrs. Driver's guests
.on this occasion were Mr. and Mrs.
Richard B. Tayli r, Miss Evelyn South
all, Miss Frances Randolph, Miss
Elizabeth Tunstall, Miss Emily Baker,
Mr. Thompson Loynll. Mr. Theodore
Oarnett and Mr. Richard Tunstall.
The principal event of the week was
the Christmas german given by the
Senior German Club, at the Monteflore
Hall, Friday everting. This was by far
the largest dance Of the season, and an
unusual number of couples followed the
skillful leadership of Mr. R. C. Tay?
lor, p.s he led them hither and thither
in the mazes of the graceful german
figures. The hall was beautifully deco?
rated with the choicest of all nature's
flowers?the lovely girls that hnve
grown up amongst us, and the Inspir?
ing music of the Naval Po&t Band kept
hearts and feet tripping lightly. A
handsome supper was served nt lit30
in the banquet hall. The chaperone:t
were Mrs. Caldwetl Hardy, Mrs. W. B.
Baldwin, Mrs. W. I.ane Ivelly. Among
those who wero. present were Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Bisco, U. S. N., Mr. nnd
Mrs. T. J. Randolph. Mr. nnd Mrs.
Richard Wright. Mr. and Mrs. A. P.
Wilmer, Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Dancy,
Dr. and Mrs. N. E. Driver, Mr. and
Mrs. Thorn Henderson, Mrs. James Y.
Leigh, Mrs. H. T. Maker, Paymaster
and Mrs. Eld ridge, U. S. N.. Mrs. Ed?
ward Palm, Mr. and Mrs. Fergus Reld,
Mr. and Mrs, Floyd Hughes, Mrs.
Charles Webster, Mr. and Mrs. L. M.
.Ionian, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. CJroner,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Tilton, Mr. Lane
Kelly, Colonel Kenan, of Raleigh,* Mr.
Cnldjvell Hardy, Mr. W. B. Baldwin,
Misses Boykin, Tucker, Wilson, and,
Sllngluff, of Baltimore, Misses Fergus
n ml hi.mJn 11 Misses Smith and F.iuiu-.
har; of the navy yard. Misses Vfail, of
Morrlstown, N. J., Miss Johnson, of
Roanoko; Mis3 Reed, or Portsmouth;
Misses Moore, Hlllhird. Nash, Mny
Smith, Me Ree, Walton, K. Heath, h.
Heath, Leigh. Ward. Cohn. Lau
der, White. Martin. Burwell,
Vaughn, Garnctt, Taylor, Tunntall. Tu?
nis, Du Harry. Old, Bell, Allyn, Stires
and Wilson, of Norfolk; Messrs. Hume,
Reed nnd Dr. Grice, of Portsmouth;
Mr. Randolph, of Pittsburgh Messrs.
Mltchel, Pegram and Brande}?, of Rich?
mond; Messrs. Disling and Hasbrouke,
tj. s. N.; Farquhar and Burruss, of
Philadelphia: Palmer, of I<Jcw 'York;
Baker, of North Carolina: Tilton, of
Michigan: Whltohead, of Baltimore;
Owens, Freeman, Dohle, Williams, W.
Old, E. Old. Starke, Patterson, White
head. Bell, Wilkinson. Shelton, W.
Taylor, S. Taylor, R. C. Taylor, H.
Henry, E. Henry, Tunstafl. Hubnrd, B.
Taylor, R. C. Tnylor,' Jr.,' Tnnnor,
Sams, Reed. Carpenter, Heath,
Woodward, Milhado, Goode, Wlllcox,
Hardy. Willcox, Baldwin, H. Good
ridge, G. Goodrldge, Puller, W. Smith,
T. Smith. Wiley. Johnston, P.arry,
Rrockenhrongh, G. Loyall, T. Loyall.
Miss Virginia Wrenn was a debutante
?its far as the gormans nre concerned
?on this occasion, and was handsomely
attired in a pink mouscllne do solr
over pink satin. Miss Wrenn Is another
attractive "deb." added to the already
large list who have made their ap?
pearance this winter.
On Tuesday night, after the german
at Old ir'olnt, Miss Josephine Cooke
entertained a party of friends at sup?
per, at her home, on York street. Tho
party was given in honor of Miss
Kthcl Sllngluff. of Baltimore,-and was
one of rare charm, as the post mid?
night feast was due to be enjoyed by
an epicure. Miss Cooke's guests on this
occasion were Miss Sllngluff, Miss
Tucker and M,lss Boykin. of Baltimore;
; Miss Ethel Hardy, Miss Llssle Hilllnrd,
; Miss Margarot Old. Miss Virginia
Wrenn. Mr. Wallington Hardy, Mr.
Worthy Smith. Mr. Walter Taylor. Mr.
Sounders Taylor. Mr. William Oresh
nm. Dr. .Herbert Old, Mr. Thomns Tan?
ner, Mr. George Loyall, Mr. Calvert
Dcy and Mr. Walter Fearce.
Miss.. Jon!? Carr, of Suffolk, rotur.nefl
to her home yesterday, accompanied by
Miss? Frances Wood, whose gtsest she
has been while In our city. Mlas Wood
goes to spend New Year's with Suffolk
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