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W. B. MOSES & SONS.
W. B. MOSES & SONS.
W. B. MOSES & SONS.
W. B. MOSES & SONS.
The Climax
of Value Giving
A Sale That Will Eclipse
The basis of this sale guarantees its opportunities. The sales of dif
ferent special purchases we've made from time to time have left a few
rugs off a kind in the various sizes?naturally would?for no sale ever
held closed out every last article in it. We've gathered all these remnants
for this sale?made their low sale-prices even lower and offer you your
choice off Rugs off the various kinds and sizes at prices that in? many in
stances don't cover the usual mill cost.
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Ax minster Rugs.
Regularly. To elose.
3 ft. 9 in.x5 ft $4.57 $3.00
Wilton Velvet Rugs.
Regularly. To close,
3 ft. 9 in.x3 ft. 11 in. $5.66
If 3 ft. 9 in.x5 ft. 4 in.$10.40
2 3 ft. 9in.x5 ft. 7 in. $9.50
9 5 ft. 2 in.x7 ft. 6 in.$12.75
5 3 ft. 9 in.x9 ft. 6 in.$11.25
$2.95
$4-75
$6.50
$7-50
$6.75
$4.50
$5-5o
$5-50
$2.00
$5-75
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jf 3 ft. 9 in.x6 ft. 9 in.$10.60
5 3 ft. 9 in.x6 ft. 5 in.$10.00
| 3 ft. 9 in.x7 ft. 3 in. $9.90
ft 3 ft. 9 in.x3 ft. 9 in. $4.62
4 3 ft. 9 in.x8 ft. 6 in.$10.50
| Axminster Carpet Rugs.
4 Regularly. To close.
$ 6 ft.x8 ft $22.00
2 6 ft. 9 in.x8 ft. 7 in.$24.00
5 6 ft. 5 in.x 6 ft.... $8.50
6 ft. 9 in.xio ft... .$15.00
g 6 ft. 9 in.xil ft $16.50
| Walton Velvet Carpet
Rugs. .
Regularly.
6 ft.x9 ft. 3 in $16.20
6 ft.x8 ft $18.85
6 ft. 9 in.x7 ft. 11 in.$28.oo
6 ft. 9 in.xio ft. 10
in $16.50
6 ft. 9 in.x9 ft. 4 in.$16.50
6 ft. 5 in.x9 ft. 7 in.$12.50
6 ft. 9 in.x8 ft. 3 in.$15.24
Body Brussel Carpet
Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
6 ft.x 10 ft $22.75 $I3-90
Tapestry Brussels Car
pet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
6 ft.x7 ft. 11 in $13.20 $9-75
6 ft. 9 in.xio ft. 5 in.$i I.75 $8.75
9 Wilton Velvet Carpet
it Rugs.
ft Regularly.
9 9 ft.xi2 ft. 3 in $22.50
^ 9 ft.xi4 ft. 5 in... .$27.50
if 9 ft.xi3 ft. 2 in $21.50
f. 9 ft.xi2 ft. 11 in.. .$25.00
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$11.50
$u-75
To close.
$12.75
$ii-75
$17-50
$13-50
$"?75
$10.75
$9-75
^ 9 ft.Xl2 ft $24.00
<jj 9 ft.xi4 ft. 2 in... .?25.50
f? 9 ft.xii ft. 10 in.. .$29.75
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$18.75
$18.50
$19-75
$15.00
$14.50
$20.75
$22.50
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9 ft.xi2 ft. 10 in.. .$40.00
Axminster Carpet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
9 ft-xii ft $32.75 $24.50
9 tt.XI2 ft $25.00 $17.75
9 ft.xi 1 ft. 10 in.. .$38.00 $25.00
9 ft.x9 ft. 10 in... .$32.00 $22.50
9 ft.xl2 ft $24.00 $13.75
9 ft.xio ft. 9 in... .$22.50 $12.75
Carpets Rugs At
Than Regular
Less
In addition to the regular woven Rugs
?we have taken the entire accumulation
off carpet remnants and made up 262 Car
pet Rugs from them?Rugs in the best
grades off Wiltons, Axmlnsters, Body
Brussels and Tapestry Brussels?in the
best fall patterns, and they're to be
closed out at % less than the value off the
carpet in them.
Wilton Velvet Carpet
Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
8 ft. 3 in.xio ft $22.50 $12.90
8 ft. 3 in.xio ft. 2 in.$25.oo $17.50
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft. 4 in.$28.75 $20.00
8 ft. 3 in.xi3 ft. 7 in.$3i.5o $21.00
Axminster Carpet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
8 ft. 3 in.xio ft. 2 in.$i7.oo $11.50
8 ft. 3 in.xi3 ft. 2 in.$23.29 $15.50
8 ft. 3 in.xg ft $19.80 $10.00
8 ft. 3 in.x8 ft $18.50 $10.00
8 ft. 3 in.xg ft. 5 in.$17.00 $10.50
Body Brussels Carpet
Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft $29.00 $23.50
8 ft. 3 in.x 13 ft $34-50 $25.50
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft... .$19.00 $15.00
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft... .$28.00 $22.50
8 ft. 3 in.xi 1 ft. 7 ^.$30.50 $22.50
8 ft. 3 in.xi 1 ft. 9 in.$30.00 $20.75
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft. 4 in.$29.oo $22.75
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft. 11
in $3i?oo $23.50
Tapestry Brussels Car
pet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
8 ft. 3 in.xio ft. 3 in.$i7.oO $13.50
8 ft. 3 in.xn ft. 2 in.$i8.oo $15.00
8 ft. 3 in.xi4 ft. 3 in.$24-30 $21.00
8 ft. 3 in.x9 ft. 3 in.$16.00 $13.00
8 ft. 3 in.xio ft $17.50 $13.50
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft. 3 in.$22.5o $17.00
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft. 5 ^.$19.75 $14.75
8 ft. 3 in.xi3 ft. 6 in.$i9.8o $13.50
8 ft. 3 in.xll ft. 11
in $21.25 $15.75
8 ft. 3 in.xi2 ft. 6 in.$28.6o $20.00
8 ft. 3 in.xi 1 ft. 8 in.$i9.oo $15.50
Wilton Carpet Rugs.
Regularly
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 4
in $41.25
10 ft. 6 in.xio ft. 11
in ; $42.00
To close.
$3I-50
$24-75
Axminster Carpet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
10 ft. 6 in.xi 1 ft. 3
in $29.50 $23.50
11 ft. 3 in.xi3 ft. 9
in $44-50 $31.00
10 ft. 6 in.xi5 ft. 3
in $55-50 $43-50
10 ft. 6 in.xis ft.. .$45.50 $35.75
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft. 8
in $37-8o $31.50
10 ft. 6 in.xis ft.. .$37.50 $27.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft.. .$39.60 $31.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 6
in $44-40 $33-50
10 ft. 6 in.xi3 ft. 6
in $48.00 $31.50
Moresque Brussels Car
pet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
10 ft. 6 in.xi3 ft. 2
in $32.75 $25.00
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft.. .$30.00 $23.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft.. .$30.00 $23.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 9
in $27.5?
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 6
in $31.50
$21.50
$24.00
Saromerie Axminster
Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
9 ft.xio ft. 4 in $36.00 $25.00
9 ft.xi3 ft. 6 in... .$37.95 $28.75.
Wilton Velvet Rugs.
Regularly. To close.
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 8
in $31.20
10 ft. 6 in.xii ft. 11
in .... $37-00
10 ft. 6 in.xii ft. 2
in $33-00
10 ft. 6 in.xi5 ft. I
in $47-55
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft. 4
in $35-0O
10 ft. 6 in.xis ft.. .$47.85
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft. 10
in .... $47-50
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft. 3
in .$40.00
10 ft. 6 in.xii ft. 6
in $33-6o
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in $32.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi5 ft. 11
in $46.40
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft.. .$46.20
10 ft. 6 in.xio ft. 2
in $25.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 9
in $40.25
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 9
in ?... $37-5o
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft.. .$34.80
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. . .$41.25
10 ft. 6 in.xi3 ft. 6
in .$38.00
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft. 5
: $37?5?- $31-00 |
10 ft. 6 in.xi 1 ft. 3 5
in $34-00 ,$22.00 $
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 10 ~ ' <? J
in $27.50 $20.00
Tapestry Brussels Car
pet Rugs.
Regularly. To close. jf.
10 ft. 6 in.xio ft.. .$18.00 $15.00 5
10 ft. 6 in.xi3 ft. 4
in $24.30
10 ft. 6 in.xi4 ft. 3
in $26.75
10 ft. 6 in.x 14 ft. 7
in $27.75
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 5
in $25.00
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 9
in $26.00
10 ft. 6 '' 1.X13 ft. 4
in $25.20
10 ft. 6 in.xi2 ft. 6
in $30.00
io.ft. 6 in.xi2 ft.. .$25.00
10 ft. 6 in.xi 1 ft.. .$2^50
10 ft. 6 in.xi3 ft.. .$23.50
10 ft. 6 in.xi3 ft.. .$25.00
10 ft. 6 in. 12 ft. 8
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W. Bo HOSES & SONS, F STREET, CORNER 111TH.
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Strictly
Sellable
Qualities.
Leading 4
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CLOSED NEW YEAR'S DAY.
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For New Year's Receptions.
rIE preparations for the toilette for New Year's receptions
Is much simplified by having so grandly an equipped Woman's
Store as this to call on for the costumes and dainty furnish
ings which are required for these annual social functions.
There are many things to recommend ready-to-wear to
the woman who would dress elegantly and stylishly at
economical cost.
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SUITS
Elegant Parisian styled Tailored
Suits at $10.50 to $75.
Exquisite creations in Separate
Skirts and Fine Silk Petticoats.
GLOVES.
Ladles' Button and Clasp Evening
Gloves, in white, pearl and mais, at
*1. >1.30, $1.75 and $2.
Elegant line of the extra long 12. 10
and 2D-button Evening Gloves In white
glace kid.
HOSIERY.
Fine White Lace Lisle Hosiery at
50e. and 75c.
Beautiful new lace effects in Black
Lisle Hosiery at 50c., 75c. and $1.
White Pure Silk Hosiery at $2.75
pair.
Black Pure Silk Hosiery, embroid
ered in white, light blue and red, at
$'J.50 and $3.50 pair.
WAISTS.
Our entire line of White Silk, Crepe
de Chine and Chiffon Waists, Including
many creations for evening wear, are
marked at greatly reduced prices.
CORSETS.
The shapely Low-bust Princess Hip
Corsets for evening wear, In fine bro
caded silk, lace and ribbon trimmed,
at $1.50 and $5.50.
NECKWEAR.
Fetching effects in Full Dress Neck
wear?beautiful Chiffon Silk, Lace and
Bulgarian Stocks?at 50c. to $4.
The graceful, new Chiffon Scarfs for
head and neckwear. In plain, flowered
and Persian designs, at $4 up.
FANS,
Dainty Gauze Fans, In white
black, painted, spangled and
trimmed, at $1 to $10.
and
lace
20% off all Evening Wraps and Fur Coats.
WM. H. McKNEW,
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933 Pa. Ave.
A. J. BACHE, CARPKNTER AND CONTRACTOR.
1220 11th It. n.w. 'Phone North 40T-K. A cornpe
tebt corps of mechinlea, representing all
bfaficbrs. Damp valla GUARANTEKD cured.
Drop a postal. del-39t*
(TftfVf ?all the time if you have Hutterly'g
Alarm Clock (price 76c.). Keepe per
TIME feet time?will wake the soundest
Hutterlv 932 Q 8T- N W
XIULLCIIV, Arcund the ccr
from 7 th,
Oil
Heaters.
$1.40, $1.90, $3.25, $3.50.
$4.00, $4.50, $5-00, $9.75.
Qas Heatsng Stoves
85c., $1.50, $1.75, $2.25.
$3-25. $4-5o, $5-??? $7-50
MiuiddlSinnian & Co
616 12th St. ? 1204 G S
A Chimney for every Lamp.
A Lamp for every use.
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Start the New Year
BY ORDERING OUR SANITARY PASTEURIZED
MILK J"OR YOUR HEALTH'S SAKE.
ALL PROMINENT FAMILIES USE IT.
DOCTORS RECOMMEND IT.
8c. qt. for CSean Milk.
FOR DINNERS AND RECEPTIONS TRY OUH
ICE CREAM MADE WITH PASTEUR
IZED CREAM.
$1 gal.; 60c. H gal.; 85c. qt. Prompt delivery.
Ashburn Farm Dairy, Inc.
(Founded by Senator Stewart),
11333 14th St. N.W. -
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I Hair Goods REDUCED.
Our Invoice! (his season
hare been of extraordi
nary stie and bare caused
a temporary overstock.
We'll reduce that over
stock by cutting prices
substantially?In fact, to
lower figures than we've
ever yet quoted?until
?x January 1st.
SWITCHES.
HAIR BRAIDS,
PATENT
POMPADOURS.
S. HELLER'S, g? BN%ENTB
?9-20d
^iwaxuiiiusiaa
4. J. GEORGES & SON,
HSR0P0DIST5.
HANICURINQ.
Ladies' Hairdressing
and Shampooing.
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PAINT DEPOT.
Ready-Mixed Paint 15c.
^ Flemish Paint 25c.
Japanese Floor Varnishes, qt 70c.
Varnish Stains 15c.
913 7th Street.
de30-14d
" WINES
For New Year's.
We are ready to supply the Wines
and Whiskies for New Year's enter
taining. Quality Is our watchword,
and if we get the order you may rest
content that everything will be as it
should.
'Phone and mall orders receive
prompt attention.
Colonial S?"e
3118 9th
de30-28d
S(|- Telephone
04.., Number 2188.
?Headquarters for Icc?
Barney ft Berry Ire Skate*?e*rry gA
pair guaranteed
JohnB. Espey,
de80-16d 1
THl~KllDBIEV8
When healthy eliminate all poisons from the
system -but If weak, the blood becomes poisoned
and diseased.
LeNard's Uric Acid Solvent.
A pleasant, scientific preparation. Is a speclflc
fo? KIDNEY TROUBLES. It is a "CBIC ACID
SOLVENT." It Is a speclflc for
RHEUMATISM. V
GOUT, DROPSY, KIDNEY DISBAR?, INDIGES
TION AND CONSTIPATION.
Removes swelling, eliminates uric veld. At sU
leading druggists'. Homes Cures as proof. Pre
pared only by.
Dr. L. 8. NICHOLSON, 1305 H St. n.w.,
'Phone. Third door west of 18th it.
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Fatal Results From
Skating?
Such As Chills And Pneumonia Can
Be Avoided By Wearing Our Fine
Saxony Wool Sweaters. 200 More
Today Of Those Solid Red And
Solid White (5 Sweaters We're Sell
ing So Rapidly At $3.00. They're
Beauties. *
C. Auerbach, 7 & Ht
Importer of Sweaters and Jackets.
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THE WORLD OF SOCIETY
PRESIDENT AND UBS. ROOSEVELT
DINED AT HAY MANSION.
A* Brilliant .Scene at the Walsh Man
sion?Other Sociabilities
Personals.
The President and Mrs. Roosevelt dined at
the home of the Secretary of State and Mrs.
Hay last night, although Mr. Hay was not
able to preside, owing to his continued ill
health. The company present consisted of
Secretary and Mrs. Root, Mrs. Knox, wife
of the Attorney General; Postmaster Gen
eral and Mrs. Payne, Secretary Moody, Sec
retary and Mrs. Hitchcock, Secretary and
Miss Wilson. Secretary and Mrs. Cortelyou,
Assistant Secretary Loomls, Senator Lodge,
General and Mrs. Chaffee, Mr. and Mrs.
Brook Adams, Dr. and Mrs. Gllman, Miss
Bigelow, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Wads
worth, jr., Mrs. Payne Whitney and Mr.
Henry White of the American embassay in
London.
Mrs. Roosevelt is sending out invitations
for a dinner January 8.
The admiral of the navy and Mrs. Dewey
will be at home to the officers of the navy,
f.rmy and marine corps, and other friends,
on New Year day from 12:30 to 4 o'clock.
As is usual on such occasions, the recep
tion Is Intended for gentlemen only.
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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Walsh gave a
beautiful ball last night In honor of the
daughter of the President, and brought to
gether a notable company of young people,
who supped at midnight after a few prelimi
nary dances, and later Joined in one of the
merriest cotillions of the year, led by Major
McCawley with Miss Roosevelt. The splen
did mansion to which the traveled host and
hostess have made all the world contribute
the choicest of furnishings and ornaments
was seen to splendid advantage. Mrs. Walsh
made a handsome figure as she welcomed
her guests in the grand salon at the left of
the hall. The ball room on the top floor, to
which the elevator made frequent trips
about 10 o'clock, was the scene of the
dance. Supper was served at small tables,
each flower decked.
The favors, as at all the Walsh cotillions,
were chosen with great taste, and make
choice remembrances of each event. Last
night they included as souvenirs lace fans
with tortoise shell sticks for the girls and
gold pencils for the men. <Poke bonnets
and peasant headgear, cuff and handker
chief boxes, handbags and purses were
other of the pretty and useful articles.
The British ambassador and Lady Durand
received the diplomatic corps yesterday af
ternoon, their first formal hospitality since
taking possession of the British embassy.
Miss Durand and the members of the em
bassy staff assisted.
The marriage of Miss Anna Rice Law
rence. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Augustine
Lawrence, to Mr. Randall Hagner of this
city, will be quietly celebrated tonight at
the home of the bride's parents at the
Nevada, New York city.
Bishop Lines of Newark and several
clergymen will officiate at the wedding to
day at Bernardsville, N. J., of Miss Carol
Mitchell of this city and Rev. Mr. Stokes.
Miss Anna Mitchell will be the only at
tendant for her .sister. The ceremony takes
place at the residence of the bride's brother.
The couple, after a trip south, will live in
New Haven.
Miss Ar.tolnette M. Cohen of this city and
Mr. Siegfried Fantl of Savannah, Oa.t were
married last evening at the 8th Street
Temple by Rabbi Stern in the presence of
a large concourse of relatives and friends.
The church presented an attractive appear
ance, being decorated with palms and cut
flowers, the bridal party entering to the
strains of the "Wedding March" from
"Lohengrin," und retiring to the music of
Mendelssohn, interspersed with Siegfried's
"Aria." The bride is well known In so
ciety circles of this city, being the charm
ing and accomplished daughter of Mr. Max
Cohen, who, with his family, lias for many
years resided in the District of Columbia.
The groom is a well-known and prosperous
business man of Savannah, Ga. At the
conclusion of the marriage ceremony the
bridal party and friends adjourned to the
assembly rooms of the Maison Rauscher,
where a reception was held and dinner
erved, surrounded by exquisite decorations.
The couple left at a late hqur for the
north, after which they will go to Savannah
to reside. The bride was attired in a real
lace gown made over chiffon and satin, and
carried a bouquet of white violets and lilies
of the valley. The maid of honor, Miss
May Whitlock of New York, was attired
in a chiffon and lace gown, and carried a
shower bouquet of pink roses. Mr. Henry
Meinhard of Savannah was best man. The
ushers were Messrs. Samuel and Alfred
Fantl of New York, Morton Jacobs of New
York, and Maurice D. Rosenberg, Phil
King, Alexander Wolf and Dr. Joseph
Milton Heller of this city. In addition to
the Washington relatives and friends, the
out-of-town guests present wero Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Levi of Sumter, S. C.; Mr. and
Mrs. S. L. Bachrach of New York, Mr. A.
B. Cohen of Columbus, Ohio; Miss Florence
White of Chicago, and Mr. Howard Cohen
of New York.
Miss Kean gave a luncheon yesterday of
thirty covers in honor of New York guests
and relatives, already arrived for the New
Year parties.
Miss Helen Roosevelt of New York is here
on a visit to Mrs. Cowles.
Secretary Root will give a dinner and a
reception January 29 in honor of Governor
Taft, who Is now on his way home from'the
Philippines.
Baron 8peck von Sternburg, the German
ambassador, the baroness and the members
of the embassy will attend the German
American charity ball, to be held In Phila
delphia, February 8. Preceding the ball
Mayor Weaver will give a dinner for the
ambassador at the Union League.
Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Hamlin, 1316 Connecti
cut avenue, will receive New Year day from
2 to ?.
Senor OJeda, the Spanish minister, went
to New York yesterday and will sail today
for Europe. His vacation has been several
times deferred owing to the absence of the
first secretary. The second secretary,
Senor Walls y Merino, will be In charge
until Senor Rlano's .eturn next month.
Mr. Volney W. Foster of Chicago, Mr,
Walter Lelsenrlng Rigliter and Mrs. Righter
(nee Foster) of Bryn Mawr, Pa., gave a
dinner last night at the Arlington. Those
present were the Mexican ambassador and
Mrs. Azplroz, Miss Aspiroz, the Costa
Rican minister and Miss Calvo, the Peru
vian minister and Mrs. Calderon, the Misses
Calderon and Mr. Calderon, the Chilean
minister and Mrs. Walker-Martinez, Miss
Walker-Martinez, the Cuban minister, Al
fredo Ferreira, Aufcusto F. Pulido, John W.
Foster and Mrs. Foster, General Rafael
Reyes, Hector Casasus of Mexico City,
Lyndon H. Stevens and Mrs. Stevens, Miss
Stevens and Lyndon H. Stevens, Jr., of
New York, Fleming H. Revell, Mrs. Revell
and F. H. Revell, Jr., of Chicago, and C. S.
Robb of Washington.
Mrs. Joseph A. Arnold of 134 Cth street
northeast has gone to her old home at Co
lumbus, Ind., to visit her father, and par
ticularly to assist In tne celebration of his
eightieth birthday, which occurs January
4, 1004.
Mrs. W. H. Conway and little daughter
of Philadelphia are the guests of Mrs. I. B.
Brown.
Miss Mae V. Byrne will leave town on
Wednesday for Annapolis. Md., where she
will attend the New Year eve hop at the
Naval Academy.
Miss Hattle Harrower, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. J. Harrower, is convalescing
after a severe illness.
The Misses Graham of 1816 H street have
as their guests Mrs. E. H. Wellman and
Miss Marian Euphemia Wellman, wife and
daughter of the Rev. Dr. Wellman of
Brooklyn, N. Y. They will be M. home on
Friday, January 1, from 8 to 6 o'clock,
when they will be pleased to see their
friends.
Mrs. C. C. Clark has returned to Platts
burg barracks, N. Y., where her husband,
Capt. C. C. Clark, Is stationed. Mrs. Clark
has been 111 In Providence Hospital for
several wcek.< Sho was accompanied by
her sister, Mrs. Rafferty.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lipshilx of New
York city, who were married last Sunday,
are here on their wedding tour, spending
the week at the home of their relatives.
Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Loeb, 1000 1st street
northwest.
Miss Georgia H. Crane and Mr. John H.
Swan were married last Wednesday even
ing by the Rev. Alfred H. Ward. Only
their relatives were present. Miss Belle
Swan was the bridesmaid and Mr. C. R.
Waldecker was best man. After a short
trip south Mr. and Mrs. Swan will Ik; at
home at 104 7tli street southeast.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis E. Leupp enter
tained the friends of their daughters. Miss
Leupp and the Misses Constance and Kath
leen, the latter two debutantes of this sea
son, at a holiday dance last night at the
Washington Club. The company was aug
mented by the presence of many of the
young people home from colleges and
schools, for whose pleasure so much is be
ing done this week.
Tomorrow evening from 8 to 11 o'clock
thei^ will be a southern states reception
in Mt. Vernon Place Church. The church
has been tastefully decorated, and special
booths or headquarters provided for the
several southern states. A large number
of southern representatives and senators
will be present, as well as other distin
guished southerners. About 1,000 Invita
tions have been mailed to southern families
In this city, and it Is Believed a very large
number will be present. Old southern songs
will be sung, in addition to the special num
bers of the regular program.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard S. Omohundro en
tertained a number of friends at their home,
1843 9th northwest, Monday evening, in
honor of their cousins, the Misses Sturgeon
and Mr. Sturgeon of Apex, N. C., who are
visiting them for the holidays. Games and
music were Indulged in until a late hour,
when all repaired to the dining room, where
refreshments were served. The table was
decorated with palms and Christmas greens.
Among those present were Mr. and Mrs.
H. S. Omohundro, Mr. and Mrs. George
Brist, the Misses Annie and Amelia Stur
geon. Coralle and May Sliertzer, Maud
Combs, Gertrude Heeter and Flora Combs,
Messrs. Finch, Winthrop, Atkinson. Stur
geon, Heeter, Altemus and H. Omohun
dro, Jr.
Miss Florence Grace RIttman. who today
becomes the wife of Cavaliere Vicola Cerri,
M. D., the Italian consul at Cleveland, Ohio,
is a very attractive and accomplished young
woman. She was educated In Europe and
speaks several languages. She was a great
belle In Cleveland, where her family lived
before coming to this city. Dr. Cerri Is the
son of Count Antonio Cerri and Signora
Maria Anna Jetll Alf?rrl Osorlo, Baroness
Branconla. He is of distinguished appear
ance and manners, a native of Avezzano,
Italy, and a graduate of the Royal Nation
al College of Victor Emanuel at Naples.
His degree of medicine was received at the
Royal University of Rome. Recent decora
tion from the Italian government makes
him a knight of the crown of Italy. The
wedding trip of the couple will be to Europe,
for which they will sail Saturday. They
will be abroad four months.
Mrs. W. C. Borden. 1752 Erie street, will
be at home the first three Saturdays in
January.
Mrs. S. Dresdner of Brooklyn. N. Y.. Is
the guest of her mother, Mrs. B. Eisemann.
914 M street northwest, and will be pleased
to see her friends.
Mrs. Chauncey Depew will receive on
New Year day.
Mrs. Forrest H. Riordan and son of 17.10
North Capitol street have returned to the
city after spending the holidays with her
parents in Baltimore, Md.
On Saturday evening last the home of
Miss Ada C. Briggrs was the scene of a
most delightful holiday gathering in honor
of Mr. Frank A. Walker of Norfolk, Va.
The evening was pleasantly passed in mu
sic. games and merry-making. Messrs. C.
Calvin Naylor and Frank A. Walker were
the recipients of prizes in two contest
games which were participated in during
the course of the evening, after which the
merry party adjourned to the dining room,
where refreshments were served. Others
present were Misses Alice I>. Ford, Florence
M. Szegedy, Grace I. Nelson. Maude I.
Dowell. Lillie M. Perry, Ella V. Carpenter
of Charles county, Md.. Leeanna M. Thom
as, Daisy E. Avery. Annie M. Gregory and
Messrs. W. Moore Collins. Newport News,
Va.; Luther M. Cornwall J. W. McKericher
and John H. Briggs.
Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Keyes. very
pleasantly entertained a merry party of
young people at their home, 1022 9th street
northwest, last evening, in honor of their
son. Frank B. Keyes, who is home for the
holidays from Dickinson College, and their
niece, Miss Marguerite Fuller of Brooklyn,
N. Y., who is visiting in Washington during
the holidays. The evening was spent with
games of an agreeable nature and mifeic
and the hour was late when the last guest
departed. Among those present were
Misses Hinkel, Carter, Hubbard, Wheeler,
Tennant, Schumeyer, Adams, Hartman,
Paxton, Draney and Linda Hubbard, and
Messrs. Carter, Stewart, Laurie, Israel,
Ewers, Ellis, Burnell, Wheeler and Ten
nant.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Croxall are in Balti
more for the New Year holidays and will
not return until next Monday. They will
not be at home on their day this week.
Mrs. Fairbanks, wife of Senator Fair
banks. will not be at home until the first
Thursday In January.
Mr. and Mrs. Madison C. Ballinger en
tertained over Christmas Lieutenant Hid
dinga of the Holland navy. Mr. Philip
Ballinger spent the day with his family.
Mr. Ballinger returns to Cornell University
February 1. Mr. and Miss Miriam Kal
linger will receive Mondays after 3 o'clock.
Mrs. William Hamilton Bayly and Mrs.
Louis Marchand Kuhns returned last week
from attending the funeral services and in
terment of the late Dr. Kuhns at Canton,
Ohio.
Marriage Licenses.
Marriage licenses have been issued to the
following:
Cavalier Nicola Cerri of Avezzano, Italy,
and Josephine Grace RIttman of this city.
Townser Myers "and Annie Garnett.
Charles Heinrich of Philadelphia, Pa., and
Margaret Reis of this city.
Henry C. Haneke and M. Virginia Fer
guson.
Clarence Smith and Gertrude E. Price.
Richard Oalbert and Lucille Clements.
Peter J. Duncai} and Lottie Appleby.
George S. King and Ella I. Butler.
James E. Hoes and Estelle Ryer.
Theodore Dalton and Elizabeth O. Shoe
milker.
James W. Hicks and Clara C. Etter.
Sam. Selden Nelligar and Rlioda Elker.
Edgar Smith and Mabel Hamilton, both
of Philadelphia, Pa.
John L. Ogilvie of Charleston, W. Va.,
and- Georgia Little of Lynchburg, Va.
William J. Lancaster and Ollie Herbert.
Joseph B. Piatt of New Orleans, La., and
Isabelle Wallace of this city.
Richard H. Campbell and Susan R. Whit
inore.
William I. Morris and Ida Ross, both of
Deerfleld, Va.
George Plnkney of Atlantic City, N. J.,and
Jessie R. Freeman of this city.
John J. Skinner of Grlnora, Va., and Eliz
abeth Skinner of Middleburg, Va.
William T. Davis and Hannah Draney.
Willard 8. Isham and Clara E. Haines.
Arthur Cook and Maggie Hazel.
Richard B. Burton of Stevensburg, Va?
and Mary M. Boldridge of Novun, Va.
Chatlln Bradway of Schenectady, N. Y.,
and Nila Agnes Pollock of this city.
John H. Brooks and Rachel White, both
of Baltimore, Md.
Adam S. Morse, Jr., of Rochester, N. Y.,
and Susie E. Dyson of this city.
Robert B. Turner and Mabel V. Maddard.
Walter N. Simms and Mabel M. Dyer,
both of Charles county, Md.
John L. Jenkins of Rappahannock county,
Va., and Nannie E. Hutt of Madison coun
ty, Va.
Deaths in the District.
The following deaths were reported to the
health office for the twenty-four hours end
ing at noon today:
Owen Thornton, 76 years.
George Short, 74 years.
Julia A. Wilson, 74 years.
Elisabeth Chlpp, 68 years.
Mary Johnson, 65 years.
Parker Gardiner, SO years.
Mary Irwin, 30 years.
WUhelmlna B. Davis, 44 years.
Mary Mack, 0 days.
Infant of Reuben an<l Carlle Cook, 2 days
Oeorgo Bolrten, 1 day.
Infant of Honry and' Mary Thomai, 1 Jay.
reunion and dance.
Class of 1903. Eastern High School, at
Social Function.
The class of 1003, Kastern Hi(jh School,
gave a reunion dance last evening at Rob
tasons Hall, 14th street northwest.
no e\ent was an Informal gathering of
school friends who had not seen one an
ther for many months, a number of thoso
who were present are In this city only for
the holidays, ?nd will return to continue
their studies at /?ollegres in different parts
of the country early next week
The hall was tastefully decorated with
-astern s colors, a large Eastern High
22S3 K S"""
number of young ladies and gentlemen In
attendance was limited. About thirtv
p?oved\T7re ?" the. floor- "he dance
proved to be very enjoyable.
Among the members of the class nrcspnt
MUs Mi8S Fry/Misa^Ue"!
Miss Gl&ncey, Miss Cadel. Miss Grac?
Thom. Miss Ruth Dumont,
Lvons Thi oote' Messrs. Brndsliaw.
^ rillt ?r,,?r ght' Draper. Nichol
5n"'; ?. ' ? ,ClalK- Conklln. Stilson,
Jaeger and Steinle. Amon^ the visitors
Smior Miere a11"* 1>,lVl8- M,"s "rosV. Miss
fJl ii f Sanderson and Messrs. Sulli
Rowe Forrer, Rice. Galleher ana
Must First ^Take Sea Service.
Following a conference between the chief
of the bureau of navigation, the chief con
Btructor of the navy and the superintend
ent of the Naval Academy, announcement
was made yesterday at the Navy Depart
ment that no more transfers from the
graduating class of midshipmen to tho
.J " F?rps wou,<l be made until
the two years term of sea service is com
pleted. This action was taken, it is said
struetfon those transferred to the con
i corps might Require the addi
tional amount of knowledge gained bv n
cruise than they possess upon graduation.
died.
CLOE. On Tuesday, December 2!). 1903. at w
jj / r"?'l cast. EI.I.KN CI.ok beloved
daughter of Mrs. Fanny doe ^
sltirrf.1??! Nine,e<?,h Street B?l"l?t Chorrh
Satnrdaj. January 2. 1904. at 1 o'clock p.m. ?
DArefl,w!! ^?nber 2S- ??
residence, SIS 1- street southwest, after a louir
Illness, WILHELMINA BAUR DAVIS
"Blessed assurance, all is at rest "
Fun""1 ?'riJ':PVt tho F-'fth Baptist Church, 0'j
streets southwest, at 2 o'clock p.m.
Thursday. December 31. (Baltimore and Wll
mington papers please copy.) ?
DUS.Nr" ?" December 20, 1903. at the I.ittle
bisters of the I'oor, ANNA DRENE at tin
age of ninety-five, a native of Spain.
Funeral will take place Thursday afternoon. De
cember 31. at 3 o'clock, from the institute.
Interment at Mount Olivet cemetery.
EASTLAKE. Suddenly, of pneumonia, at Paoll
la., on Sunday, December 27 1903 R\CHRTa
KUZAKKT1I EASTLAKE. widoT'ofAbSX
lark Eastlake of Washington, D. (\
Interment at Oak Hill Thursday. December 31. ?
FISHER On Wednesday. December 30. 1903. nfc
9 o clock a.m.. MAHOAKKT. widow of the late
Andrew I- lsher, lu the eighty-seventh rear of
her hgo.
l'uneral from her late residence. No. 622 New York
avenue northwest, on Friday. January 1, 19iH,
at 8:30 o'clock a.m. Requiem mass at St!
Mary g rhurch at 9 o'clock. Relatives and
mends are respectfully Invited to attend. 2*
KELLBY. Tuesday, December 29. 1903 at 3-.10
o clock p.m., JOHN T. KELLEY, beloved son
of John and Katherine Kelley
Funeral from residence 1419 W street northwest
Thursday morning, December 31. at 930
o clock; thence to St. Paul s Catholic Church,
where requiem mass will be said. Interment
private. ?
LV^S\^Intered lnto rMt Tuesday, Deceru!*r
-9. 1903, at 6 o'clock p.m.. LIZZIE, daughter
of the late John P. and Mary E. Lucas.
Funeral from the Fifth Baptist Church, corner 6*-a
and E streets southwest, Thursday, December
81, at 2 o clock. Relatives and friends invited.*
MA0D0NALD. At her residence. 304 D street
northeast, Tuesday, December 29, 1903. at 7
o'clock pin., JENNIE, wife of Win. Mat dona Id
Interment at Church Hill. Md., Fridav, January
1, 1904. ?
MEAD. On Tuesday. December 29. 1903. at Sibley
Memorial Hospital, ROBERT MEAD of Alex
andria, Va.. aged seventy-four.
Notice of funeral hereafter. (Alexandria paper?
please copy.) %?
PRENDER. On Monday, Decernber 28 1903 at fl
o'clock p.m., MARY ELLEN (NELLIE) PREN
DER, beloved wife of John Prender.
Funeral from her late residence, 505 10th Ktreef
southeast. Thursday, De<-ein1?er 31, at 2 o'clock
p.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend.
(St. Loula and Cleveland papers please copy.) 2*
VERANTIA. At Montreux, Switzerland, on De
cember 11, 1903. CLEMENTE I>E VERANTIA.
aged twenty-five years, and son-in-law of Ad
miral Houston of this city.
WEGGEMAN. On Wednesday, December 30. 1903,
at 7:30 o'clock a.m.. at her residence. No. 1231
7th street northwest, MARY, beloved wife of
Nicholas Weggeman.
Notice of funeral hereafter. ?
WELCH. On Tuesday, December 29, 1903. at hifl
residence, at Overbrook, West Philadelphia.^
Dr. THOMAS B. WELCH, father of Dr. George
^B. Welch of this city, aged seventy-eight yearsti
In Memoriam.
DICKSON. In loving but sad remembrance^bf my
dear sou, PHILIP DICKSON, who departed this
life three years ago today, December 30. 1900*1
Gone, but not forgotten.
Why should we make our mourn,
Now our darling boy Is dead?
He to early rest has gone,
He to Paradise has tied.
? BY FATHER AND MOTHER.
KERPER. In sad but loving remembrance of my1
dear grandmother, ELIZABETH A. KERPER, ;
who departed this life three years ago today, ?
December 30, 1900.
Loved in life, in death remembered.
BY HER GRANDDAUGHTER, E. VIOLA THOMP- I
SON. ?
SCHNEIDER. In sad but loving remembrance of
our dear father, JOHN C. SCHNEIDER, who
departed this life seven years ago yesterday,
December 29, 1890.
A kind, affectionate father and loving hus
band, whose memory will never fade from Our
hearts.
? WIFE AND DAUGHTERS.
SHEPHERD. In loving but sad remembrance of
my dear husband and our father, JOHN A.
SHEPHERD, who died two years ago today1,'
December 30, 1901.
.Though he is gone, I shall never forget him?
never shall his memory fade;
Sweetest thoughts forever linger around the
grave where he is laid.
? BY HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN.
STAILEY. In cherished remembrance of my dear
mother, ELIZA A. STAILEY, who died twenty
one years ago today.
? BY HER SON, WILL,
FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
W. R. Speare,
Undertaker & Embalmier,
M0 F STREET NORTHWEST.
Everything strictly first-class and on the molt
reasonable terms. Telephone call 340. aelatf-10
FREY BROS.,
UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS,
1830 14th st. n.w. Telephone North 568.
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GEORGE P. ZURHORST, ""
Undertaker and Einbalmer,
Funeral Parlors, 301 East Capitol ?(?
Telephone East 372. oel5-tf
R. F. HARVEY'S SONS,
FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND KMBALilERH.
1325 14th St. N.W. Telephone North 37#.
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FRANK GEIER'S SONS,
1113 SEVENTH ST. N.W.
mhl0-tf Telephone Call North 529.
John r. lqwe,
SUCCESSOR TO R. W. B.VRKEK
612 11th at. n.w. Telehone No., Main 1887.
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THOS. S. SERGEON,
SUCCESSOR TO I!. S. CAIN,
1011 7th St. n.w. Telephone Main 1080.
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J. WILIJAM LEE, Funeral Director *
rod Einbalmer. I.lvery In connection. Commodlou
:hapcl and modern crematorium. Modest price*
182 Pennsylvania ave. n.w. Telephone call latL
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Joseph F. Birch's 5ons,
3034 M St. N.W.
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J. H. BRADLEY, '
443 7th St. S.W.
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