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FOUR WODEN'S PAGE fticfptum) Cime^Pi^patctj f!7th YEAR RICHMOND, VA? SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 1917. PRICE, FIVE CENTS SOCIETY f "Wi 1H the advent of tit': New Year, ; Charity (ukea the lirst place on the ' social calendar, and Miss Society is very busy arrangiriK fancy costumes in which to take part in halls, tableaux and tiic like, Riven for the sake of war relief, home relief. open - air schools and all sorts of itood and de serving purposes. Charity will he ' spelled with a capital C for the next several weeks at least, and many beau tiful affairs' have been planned. Society was busy attending musical events last week, and the fashionable set was out in force to hear the beau tiful opera and several concerts given ill Richmond. other musical affairs have been planned for this month, and many rccitals of Interest will take place. For the corning week a numhei of Ittterc.-itinR entertainments will be given. The fourth of the series of dances given by she Richmond iier man Club will be held to-morrow eve ning at ? o'clock in the ballroom of' the Jefferson Hotel Colonel Jo l.ane Stern will lead the K'-rman. dancing with Miss Anne Hopkins, daughter of r?r. and Mrs. Nevlll Monroe Hopkins.) of WashlnRton. Miss Hopkins, who is! a very beautiful young girl, is a cousin of the Count de Xihourg. who formerly made his borne here, and society is 'ituch interested )ti bet visit to ftich- , mo ltd. Wednesday at o'clock .Mrs. Henry1 Hftrwood is giviriR it butfet luncheon at her home. "-00 Monument Avenue, in honor of her guesi. Miss .Surah foe, of Baltimore. Miss I'oe spent the summer months at the White Sulphur Springs last season, and has a great mi^n.v friends in Richmond. In the evening of the same da; Mrs. Harwood will give a dance at her home for Miss I oc. Misses Margaret Miller,. Katherlne Scales, Maiv TomliM Antb-r eon and Martha Wall. One of the largest and most bril lant events of the week will be the masqu" ball at the Blues' Armory Wednesday evtninK, Riven by the Pub lic I.ibrarv l.eaRue of the John Mar shall Night High School for the bene fit of .1 public library. '>nc of the featured of the affair will be the ap pearance of Mrs John SkeJton Wil liams as Queen Klizabeth In the cos tume which she wore in the Shakes pearian PaRcant last sprint*. Many costumes worn in the pageant will b?* Used by the dancers Wednesday eve i.iiiR, and Mayor and Mrs. Ainslie and l',iany other prominent guests will be !;? :?tt enijati' ' Among thos" who have b<en invited , to act a* patrones;es are Mr:>. Kscbert ; ? -. l.elgh, Jr.. Mrs. Reverley R. Mun fofd. Mrs tieorti; Amslie, Miss Callv Rv land, Mr?. W. Russell Rou-ie. Mrs Walter ? McNeill. Mrs. Fairfax Har rison. Mrs. R. Valentine, Mrs. Hi" tor H. Wise. Mrs. Wilinm R. Mussie and Miss I'rance.s It. Scott .Several hundred guests will be present to aid tin- league in its effort to establish a public library in Richmond Society is much interested in the ball to be Riven by the. Richmond Chapter, L'nitod Daughters of the Con - fe?lora?'>. at the Woman's Club on birthday for the benetli of the relief fimil. A Confederate l?all will be held in tho auditorium, and informal ?ards will bo arranged 111 tlic drawing rooms for those who 1J0 not earn to dance. This l:> the annual entertain ment given I ?>- the chapter. and if always a charming affair in every detail. It is interesting to note the revival of cards In tho drawing room "for those who do not care to dance." It has such a nieo Pickwickian or early Victorian sound, whichever you please. Your mind turns instantly to the pic ture of Samuel Pickwick, Ks<|., attend ing a hall in Hath, when he played such a very poor hand (with the .sound of the music in his ear.sj that we are told his partner "went homo 111 a Mood of tears and a sedan chair." It is a quaint and delightful arrange ment, the placing of card tables for those who do not care to dance, and will be a delightful feature for the Confederate ball on Friday night. IJKKNT WITT < ji liurr t llani'f. < ?ii Wwlnesdaj evening, January 31. tli' open Air School committer will | ki\. a charity ball, or cabaret dance, at ' th*- Jefferson Hotel for the benefit of the Open Air School wort Although leap year is over, the dance will be a le.tp year affair, and mai.y novel feu- > tui*-s are being planned. Tables may be reserved through Mrs. I.*?w:s H. LJo?sh<*r. Handolpli The; li .t of patronesses includes Mr - Henry ) iia sk<-rville. Mrs. .lohn 1<<? rr ISranch. j Mr-. John P. Davidson. Mrs. Ilobert C. | P.ryan, .Mrs. H. L. Cabell, Mr?. J. Alston Cabell, Mr-. Addison lt<*nnolds. Mrs. : Jonathan P.ryan, Mrs. Hunsdon CAry, ? Mrs. Andrew Christian. Miss lleler, Christian, Mrs. K I#. Ilemi:-i. Mrs. Dab ri'-y Crenehaw, Mrs de Soto f-itz Gerald, Mrs. Garrett Wall. Mrs. M. ? Mraiich, Mrs Granville Gray. Mrs. W. H. Palmer, Jr.. Miss Hattie P.oss. Mrs j Frank Christian. Mrs. Isaac Davenport.. Mrs. Herbert W. Jackson. Mrs. Fred Campbell. Mrs Granville Valentin**. Mrs. Thomas IS. M*'Adams. Mrs. Douglas Vander Hoof. Mrs. Lewis H. llosh<*r. Mrs. Hiram Smith. Mrs. Charles C. ' Itarks'lal*, Mrs. J. I. Antrim. Mrs. W. K. Marcuse, Miss Helen Stevens, Mrs. lv Ilandolph Williams. Mrs. H. G. ' Myers, Mr" I.eon Wallestein. Mrs SaniidT" Hobson, Mrs. W. It. Massie. Mr<. W. Ituastll H??wi?-. Mrs. Vshton Starke, Mrs. K. A Donnan, Mrs. Fghcri ; Leigh, Mrs. A D Williams. Mrs Otway All**n, Mrs. J. J. Hicltok. Mrs. John Harrison. Mrs. Kppa llunton. Jr.. Mrs. J J. Pollard. Mrs. George Gibson. Mrs. ' George Warren. Mr.'. J. Allison Hoilges, Mr.- I lora* e S 1 la wi Mr.'.. I. II. l'.ei d. Mrs. Stuart Michaux. Mrs. John I.von.-. Mrs J. Pope Nash. Mr: liarksdale Latlirop. Mrs Victor Williams. Mrs George ','ole Seott, Mrs. St. 1 ;?"or*ro An derson. Mrs. Frank Powers. Mrs. Cole tnan Wnrtliam. Mr- T A Smyth. Mrs. Phillip Powers. Mrs. Godwin lio;, Kin. | Mt> Uobert <; fabell. Mrs Newton Vaughn. Jr.. Mrs. t'arroll Montague.! Mrs. Arthur Itipley, Mrs. l<ogan Colton. Mrs. K l.atinier Gordon. Mrs. John ? <'oko. Jr.. Mrs. Lewis Larua, Mrs. Uob ert Peg rani, Mrs. Thomas L. Moore, Mrs. Hahkervillo I'.ridgeforth. Mrs. George Morgan, Mr. St George <'ook? Mr. < .'harloR I" Williams, Jr.. Mrs. 1111' ! Talbott. Mrs Aubrey Young. Mrs P.nr- ( ton Wis'. Miss ''alii*' lt> land and Mrs. J* ii ii ing Wis'. I.lrutrnnnt llueknrr Wert*. Cards ha\* b" n received H??r? :'ro*ti | Mrs II?*nr> William Plane, of Louis- ) \ lie, Kj ., announcing the marriage of j her daughter. Adele, to Lieutenant j Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.. .-f the J (Continued on Second Page.) namiuQ / \ ^/JixzlJiimQr cJ3rot/iars White Goods The New J 917 Arrivals P RINC ESS Na 1NSOOK. Soft Finish and Regal Longcloth. Purchased on a low market and now offerer] at 1 2(' *u?d 15c. Finer tirades offered at 20c and 25c. XAGASIKI AND DIANA NAINSOOK. 10 yards to the box. at $2.15 and $2.25. Japanese Nainsook, 10 yards to the box, for $2.75. BRIDAL SUITINGS, Mercerized Linen Finish, an imported fabric with a lovely weave; per yard, 17 c. 30-INCH SHIRTING, in dainty stripes; durable and attractive; per yard, 15c and lflc. MERCERIZED BATISTE. The ideal lingerie fabric for making infants' dresses; per yard. 10c, 25c, .15c and 75c. CAMEO BRAND LADY CLOTH. Heavy quality. Specially priced at lie yard. MADRAS FOR WAISTINGS, 27 inches wide, In new and pretty designs, at 12$?c yard. TINY CHECK DIMITY. For Infants' Slips, at I2^c and 15c yard. \ ___/ er <J<5rot/iers Wool Velour Coats NEWEST SHADES AXIJ BEST MODELS. Many sold up to $60.00 now . . .$30.00 $50.00 Coats now $25.00 One Collection of 25 Coats That Sold Up to ?20.00 Now $5, $7.50 and $10 oc: :yzz> Hudson and Near Seal Coats THI.S SEASON'S ENTIRE COLLECTION NOW OFFERED AT EXTREME AND FINAL REDUCTIONS. Sale of Silk Petticoats at $2.98 and $3.98 Values Up to $5.98. Made of best of taffeta and shown in all the favored shades. J V Final Reduction of Junior and Small Women's Suits i Displayed on Second Floor.* $25 and $30 Suits. .$15.00 $20 and $22 Suits. .$10.00 $12 and $15 Suits.. $7.50 $10 Suits $5.00 Serge Dresses For the Girl of 6 to 12 Years at Mark Do u)n Prices $S.OO Dresses now . $5.00 $7.00 Dresses now . .S1.00 ^ r We Do Not Think WE EVER OFFERED A SEASON'S ENTIRE COLLECTION OF Suit Adodels At Such Ridiculously Low Prices $5, $10, $15 and $25 for Suits that in many instances sold for more than double these prices. Not all sizes or colors, but still there are lots to choose from; and they're all our best and favored models. c^c: : Georgette Crepe Blouses In the Darker Shades, at $3.98 Values Up to $5.98. Shown in the newest and most favored models. It's Important That You Make Your Bedding Purchases While the Present Low Prices Prevail Extra Size 12-4 California Lamb's Wool Blankets, $5.48 Silk tape bound: soft, warm ami 1 fleecy; blue, lavender and yePow borders. , Silk Covered Comforts, $10.00 Shown in pink, lavender, green and blue brocaded effect, filled with finest quality lamb's wool. This value we can not duplicate for less than $15.00. Union Linen Table Damask Salesman's Sample Blankets About 25 pairs offered to-morrow ar about one-half the regular selling price. These Blankets show slight handling. Shown in white, gray and plaids. Woolnap Blankets at $1.98 In tan. white and gray. Only 15 pairs in this lot. Close at the above low price. $1.00 Yard $25 to $35 Axminster and Seamless Velvet Rugs, $20.00 Heavy Axminster Rugs, deep silky pile and closely napped Seamless Velvet Rugs. Size 0x12 feet and S ft. 3 in. by 10 ft. G in. Oriental and conventional patterns. Axminster Rugs, Size 9x12 Feel, Values From $30 to $45, Reduced to $25.00 In this assortment of high-grade Rugs are included Smith Seamless Kirman Axminster Rugs, Seamless Velvet Rugs, in solid color green and also some in con ventional patterns, and Genessi Axminster Rugs, in dainty pastel colors. Every Rug a wonderful bargain. Popular Priced Knit Underwear F'or Women, For Girls, For Boys Many garments that show slight handling from display offered at Reduced Prices. WOMEN'S M EDI I'M WEIGHT UNION SUITS at $ 1.00 Regular and extra sizes. One lot of 40 do/.en offered to morrow at the above low price. Bishop neck, elbow sleeve, inkle length. Cannot bo duplicated after the disposal of this lot for less than $1.50. Women's Vests and Papts and :i5e Garments, [tegu lar and lOxtra Sizes, for 25o. Women's Union Suits Also. Separate Vests and fan's Regular and Extra Sizes, ?i0c and 59c Garments, for 30c. Nottingham and Scotch Net Q Lace Curtains 1-3 Under Regular Price $1.50 to $4.50 Lace Curtains, Sale Price 95c to $2.95 Handsome Lace Curtains, really sur prising how nice they look and how much they will add to furnishings of your home. $5 Fine Lever Lace Panel Curtains, $3.98 Exquisite Panel Curtains. 2\>U yards long; made in all widths to fit wide and narrow windows; deep borders; shown in white and beige. Dainty allover designs. L Children's White Lingerie ? Dresses i> to 16-YEAR SIZES. THESE DRESSES SHOW SLIGHT HANDLING FROM DISPLAY. These captivating Frocks all have ribbon sashes; made of fine batiste and organdies; trim med with Val. lace and embroidered organdy cleverly combined; several models to select from? short, long, medium and high waist; some bolero effects. v $3.00 Dress for $2.00 $5.00 Dresses for $3.00 $7.50 Dresses for .... $5.00 $10.00 Dresses for $6.50 $12.50 Dresses for ..... .$7.50 U Children's Vests and Pants, 29c and 35c Garments, at 25c Girls' Union Suits for 50c; Sizes 12, 14 and 16 Fleeced, high neck, long sleeve, ankle. Union Suits for Boys and Girls The K?'/. make, fleeced, extra straps and but tons for holding tip other garments; sizes 2 to 12 years, for 50c. oc: :">cz> Bath Bobes for Boys and Girls S to 12-year sizes, at $1.00. 11 and 16-year sizes, at $ 1.50 Bath Robes for the Little One of 3 to 5 years at 75c \. Double Brass Rods, 25c per set To hang window draperies correctly, double rods are indis pensable. We have them as low as 25c per set. / \. SHEETS AND PILLOW CASES Durable Sheets 72x90-in. Sheets 81x90-in. Sheets 76x90-in. Sheets 81x90-in. Special Sheets.. 81x99-in. Special Sheets.. \ Pillou) Cases 45x36 Pillow Cases 12l/2c 45x36 H. S. Cases 15c 45x36 H. S. Cases 17c 45x36 Plain Cases 18c 45x36 iMohawk Cases. . .25c 49c 59c . 75c 85c $1.00 Eiderdown Bath Robes S to 1G years, at $1.98 Satin ribbon bound; silk cord. Regular price $2.98.