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New Energy Instllled by the
Cooler Weather.
Tha Surf Stlll Makes Flrst Clnlm for
!he Afternoons?House Parties and
Soclal Enterlalnmentsat
(Special to The Tlmos-Dlspatch.)
VmGlNIA BEACH, VA., August 22.
The temperature at the Beach for tho
past wec.k haa been nulte like the early
autumn days, bringlng long wallts through
the woods and along' the hoach. Tn tho
aflcrnoon no one can reslst tho dollghts
' of tho surf. Tho fsd for tho-plist' fow
weoks secms to bo trolloy piirtles to Cape
Henry at nlght, whore drtnclng at the1
new pavlllon ls Indtilged in/'and tho
ntrollers flnd many romantlc spols around
tho hlstorlc old llghthouse to whllo away
the tlme.
Mra.' Hope, who ls entortalnlng a house
pnrty nt the Wllkneson Cottage, gave a
progresslve fllnch party to her daughtor,
Mlss Mary Hopo, on Tuesday evenlng.
Among those Invlted were Misses Nancy
Wash, Graco Crecnwood, Vlrglnla' Drince,
Lucy Thom, Fannle' and Vlrglnla Etho
rldgeand Ellen Korsoy. The flrst prl.e,
a plnquc, was won by Mlss Nancy Hopo;
the second. a candlostlck, by Mlss Ellen
Kersey, and the booby fell to Miss Grace
Green wood. l
On Monday morning. at Mrs. Tom Pan?
nlll'- cottage, "Wlld. Rose," was hold
another of the enjoyablo BUbscrlptlon
euchre partlos. Among thoso who played
were Mrs. Pannlll, Mrs. George Pojlard,
Mrs. Fllzhugli, Mrs. Charles Johnston,
Mrc. Wllllam Pannlll, Mra. Dnnleh Mrs.
A, M. Cook, Mrs. E. T. Oalnes, James
Wnddlll, Greonwoorl, Parr, Perry, A. P.
Pannlll, Elater. Perry, Charles, Peter
son and Tom Pollard; the MIbsos Chrls?
tlan, Llzzlc Freoman, Temple, Sue Peter
son, Mahoney. Baker, Grny, Tounrman,
Laura Bridges, Jordan, Busle Btanchon,
Helcn Vonahle. Cook, Lur.io Pannlll, Edna
Moron. Carrle Archlo, Lulle Doylo, Anna
Johnston, Townsend, McHcn,ry. Helon
Jamlson, and Bessle Merritt, Mrs. Peed.
Tho flrst prlzo was won by Mrs. Allan
M. Cook, of Norfolk, a whlto sweater;
tho second by Mlss Anna Johnston, of
Vlrglnla Beach, a cut glass flask; the
Ihird, silver pen, by Mlss Bessle Merritt,
of Norfolk, and the booby, a kimona, by
Mlss Chrlstlan.
A dellghtful trollcy party was glven to
Cape Henry Tuesday evenlng by Mrs.
Fltzhugh. In honor of guests. After ex
plorlng the llghthouse and cn.oylng the
many other attfactlons the Cape affords,
the party found thelr way to the pavlllon
and enjoyed a dellclous supper, whlch
was arranged by thelr graclous hostess.
Another Jolly crowd left the Bc-ach on
a trolley party Saturday evonlng, glven
by Mr. and Mrs. Gnrland Peed, of Nor?
folk. As soon as tho car reached the
Cape the crowd went to thc pavlllon.
where the gorman was danced untll a lato
hour. Upon thelr return to Mrs.Pollard's
cottage, where Mr. and Mrs. Peed aro
spendlng tho summer, a dellghtful sup?
per was served. Among thoso Invlted were
Misses Lunle Pannlll. Ethel Worrell,
Susio Strachan. Nancl Whltman, Ruth
end Hattle Colqult, Alabama; Emlly Wil
ron, of Norfolk; Mlss Sue Pctcrson, of
Alahama; Mlsn Chrlstlne Cook, of Baltl
Tr.ore; Mrs. Campbell and Mlss Doda
meade; Dr. Brenneman and Hall; Mr.
Miller and Ea3ter. of Baltlmore; Lleuten?
ant Rhoden, Unlted StateB navy; Mr.
-outhgate Taylor, Jlmmlo Johnston, Wll?
lle Wllkenson, Raymond Reed. Battle,
Smlthers, Carney. Boush, Campbell And
Hawklas. of Norfolk.
There was a charming eard party at
Mrs. Fltzhugh'a Wednesday. Progresslve
euchre wns the game played. Durlng the
gnme punch was servod. The prlzes wore
won by Mrs. Temple,*. pearl brooch; Mrs.
Danlel, of Washlngton, a fan; Mrs. Land,
of Vlrglnla Beach, A cut glass dlsh; Mrs.
Van Lensler, _.Q-_-4.ew York, a Gfrson
plcture. y
Mr.'and/Mrs. Parr, of Staunton, are
at Mrs.'Dance's cottage.
The Misses O'Brlen, of Rlchmond, are
spendlng the weok at Ocean Wave cot
Mrs. Wllllams. of Washlngton, ls the
Kuest of Mrs. Waddell at her cottage,
"Groy Arches."
Mrs. Goode and Mlis Goode, of Staun?
ton, are stopp[n_.'at Mrs. Dance's.
Mlss Chrlstlne Cook, of Alabama, ls
' the guest of Mrs. George M. Pollard.
Mrs. Adklns, Mlss Stanley Adklns and
Mlss Mary Adklns returned to thelr home
Jn Rlchmond on Monday, after spendlng
i-everal weeks at tho' Beach.
Mlss Ellen Kersey, of Danville, is stop
plne at Mrs. Dance's.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnston, of Wash?
lngton, are at Queen Anne Cottage.
Mlss Mlttle Dobson, of Lynchburg, Is
nt Ocean Wave Cottage.
A very dellghtful hoiiBe party ls belng
entertalned at Mrs. Fltahugh'a cottage
by Mr. T. L. L. Temple. Mr. Temple's
Ki-es.s are Mr. and Mrs. Wllllam Tem?
ple, Mrs, Alice Temple, Mrs. Lewls, Mlss
c_ Gresham, Tyler, Walker, Marguerlte
Temple, Qeorgle Temple and Morton Mc
Rodgors; Mossra. Lewls, T. L.,!_.emplo,
Jr., Rodgers and Latlno. n it_ ?
Among some of the- latost arrlvals ;at
tho cottages are to bo found Mrs. Free
mnn, Mlss Mallory, Mrs. - Short,"-Mlss
Peebles,- Mr. and Mrs. WiUlaj-IB,. Mrs.,
King, Messrs, Alexander Davenport,
Ealn, Barker, Boldwln and Gugg, te.
Mrs. Fltshugh's.
Mr. and Mrs. Wlllle Noel and son, of
Danville; Dr. and Mrs. Amlch, of Clncln
r.atl; Mr. Fllrach Glll and TUghman, of
Norfolk, are at Mrs, Dance's.
The Misses Baker, of Washlngton: Ma
Joi and Mr_. McFeer, Marysvllle, Tenn.i
Mh Arthur Towle, of Washlngton: Mr.
W. R. Berkley, Mr. J. R. Clayton, New?
port News; Mlss Harper, Boston, and
Mlss Duffy, Greensboro, N. C, at Queen
Anne Cottage.
Mrs. Baker and Mrs, Elrldge, of Berk
Uy; Dr. BT. F. Reese, Mlss Carrle Reese,
of Southampton; Mrs, McAnge and Mlss
JucAnge, of Suf-olk, the VIctorla.
Mr. Emory, of Weldon; Mr. Whedbee,
of North Carollna; Mr. Dupee and famlly,
of Ohlo; Mrs. Short and son. Wa_*lnB
ton, N. C,; Mr. and Mrs, Broraley, of
Korfolk; Mra. Battle, pf Radford, and
Mlss Horma Mltchell, of Norfolk, Ocean
Wave Cottage.
Miss Betty, of Rlchmond. ls spendlng
several days wlth Judge Waddlll,
"" " ' ??"S .?'-'???
Little Glrl Knocked Down,
Nellle, the two and a hulf years old
child of Mrs. Ida Kragel. of No. -014
East Maln Street. waa yosterday knooked
rtown by Clay Street car No. 257. Tha
^.vheels narrowly mlssed crusliini. her
feet Fortunatoly ?he was not Injured,
~**v badly frfghten**
The Past Weok the Oayest of
the Season.
The Gayety for theWeek Wound Up
With a Phantom Bail on Saturday
Nlght?Guests Booked Un*
tl'l October.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-DJspatch.)
August 22.-Nover in the, history of tho
presont managemont have there been so
many guests at thls placo, for slnce tho
flrst of August evory room haa been
flllod and peoplo turned away each day,
Tho crowd Is most congonlal, nnd ovory
body Is havlng a good tlme. Tho 6ut
look for Soptembor la very brlght and a
gay month Is prorni'sed. A large number
of guests hero now will romaln and rooms
are already engaged by others to eomo,
untll October,lst.
Tho past week was the gayest of the
season, and on Wednesday nlght the
manager, Mr. B. F. Eaklo, gavo hls large
german, as has been hls custom for yearn,
and thls was no excopllon In brllllance
ond onjoymcnt. The ball-room wub beau*
tlfully decorated ln overgroons, forna and
potted plants, and behlnd ithis scrcen sat
the band, who discoursod sweot musle
throughout the evenlng. At 0 o'elock
Mr. Bon. Blackford blow the whistle and
began leading tho couples through some
beautlful flgures, wlth hls partner, Miss
Nina Armstead, of Baltlmore. At 11
o'elock tho march to the dlnlng-room was
led by Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hughes, of
Norfolk, followed by the other chaperones
and then the dancers. Here the many ta?
bles were most artlstlcally decorated ln
flowers and ferns, each one havlng a dif
ferent doslgn, ancl wero beautlful. Re?
freshments, wlth punch, were served, af?
tor whlch dancmg waa resumed untll 12:S0,
when "Homo, Sweet Home," was played,
and all sald good-nlght. Tho chaperonc.
were Professor and Mrs. Dabney, of
Knoxvllle, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. F. D.
Enslow. of Huntlngton, W. Va.; Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Hughes, of Norfolk! Mrs.
M. A. Cushman, of St. Louls; Mrs. Charles
Willls, of Rlchmond; Mrs. George Mc
Cauloy, of Jacksonvllle; Mrs. Sterritt, of
Alexandria; Mrs. Adam Treadwell, of
Norfolk; Mrs. Arthur Floyd, of East
Orango, N. J.; Mrs. Seyd, of Now York;
Among the dancers were Mrs. E. M.
Sanderson, Mrs. Holden, Mrs. Graham
Hobson. Mrs. DuBose, Mrs. Charles Web
ster, MJsses Margaret and Allce Old,
Man' Marshall, Nlna Armstead, Mary
Lewls, Nora Houston, Helen Smith, Mar
garlte Garland, Isabelle Jenkins, Carolyn
Cohn, Mary King, Messrs. Pelham Fl_-k-..
ford, Bynum, Garner, Denmcad, Wllliam
A. Boykln, Jr., James Patton, Ben Black?
ford, Harry Fenwlck, Pattee, Hall, James
Sterritt, Davld Edmunds.
On Sunday mornlng Rov. Arthur S.
Lloyd admlnlstered holy communlon at
7:30 to a large number of Eplscopalians
ln the parlor, andj the servlco was most
Impressive. At U o'elock Rev. N. E.
Stahl held servlces in the ball-room, and
the Presbyterlan servlce was used, when
the room was fllled with worshrppors.
On Saturday last the members of the
Long Bridge Sunday-school wero Invlted
to the Sprlngs for thelr annual plcnlc.
About flfty came from tho nelghborlng
country, and they had thelr luneh on a
large table on the lawn, beneath the trees,
afterwards enjoyed playlng games; ln
which a number of gueots jolnod.
Saturday nlght wns the phantom ball,
nnd a ghostly slght lt was to see the
twenty couples arrayed ln white robes,
with hlgh peaked hats and masks. mlng
llng ln the dances. Most amuslng mis
takes occurred throughout tho evenlng.
for many a man mlstook hls best glrl,
clalmlng some one ho hardly knew. Ten
young ladies In white Invlted a young
man (not masked) to escort them to the
sprlng, whlch he gladly consented to do,
not knowi_g that the "ghosts" were
dumb; so the only reply to hls many ques?
tlons was the nod of ten hlgh caps, untll,
AWeck Full of Oayety and
Merry Events.
(Specl-l to The Tini_?-n_-imtc:b,)
GOSHEN, VA., August 22.-The past
week has been ono of unprecedented gay
ety at the Alloghany, and the long, sunny
days are all too short to contaln the
swlft ruccesslon ot merry events, and ono
must needs steal Just a few of the young j
hours of another day to enjoy them to
thelr fullest extent. Tennls, bowllng,
horseback rldlng and cards stlll hold
piomlnent places ln the forms of amuso
ments. but the event of the week was
the "Character Party" of Wednesday eve;
ning. So greatly was that of a few weeks ,
ago enjoyed that lt was- unanlmously |
urged that it be repeated. Many of the i
partlclpants Impersonated the same char- |
acters whlch they dld on the former occa- |
sion, but rnost appeared ln entirely new.
roles. The grand march began at 9
o'clock from the parlor, and was led by i
tho Dervlsh band down the maln corrldor
to the ball-room, whero many artistlc j
flgures were executcd. The rear was .
brought up by old Aunt Luclndy wheel- ;
in_- Baby Bunting in a baby carrlage.
Those parllclpatlng were the following: l
Dervlsh band, composed of the following
gentlemen: Professor Thlele, Messrs'. J.
B. Wood, Leoh Bly and H. G. Davls. Mrs. '
Adolph Kleln agaln took the part of.
Becky Sharp, and as on the former occa?
slon, took the laurels of the day. Mrs.
Ernest Thlele, as a Scottlsh lassle, was
excellent. and made her impersonatlon
very vlvld by renderlng several of the
sweet Hlghland ballad-- Mrs. BenJ. H.
Nash. the Itallan peasant glrl, was very I
cleverly and approprlately attlred. Miss '
Janie Caraeron, as a Spanlsh senorita,
won groat admiratlon. Mlss Marion L.
Wood, as little Lord Fauntleroy, was one
of the stars of tho occaslon. Mlss Ruby
McCormlck, as a little plckannlny, car?
rled thlngs to perfectlon by appearlng
with a lusclous sllco.of watermelon. Mlss
ono of the hanasoraest nnd inosfc popular matrona at tho Alleghnny,
fearlng he could not stand the welrd
soenu any longer, after a half hour, sur
rounded him and escorted him back to tho
hotel, when he was greatly relleved to
be among talklng companions In citizens'
clothing and no masks,
On Saturday morning an excltlng game
of progressive flve hand euchre was
played ln tha ba_}-room, around si_ ta?
bles. Miss Blako, of Indlana, secured
the flrst prlze and Mlsa Helen Waddey,
ot Rfohmond, drew the consolatlon, The
players were Mesdames Blair Burwell,
W. G. Caldeway, Charles Willcox, ?, M.
Sanderson, WIUcox, Blajte, Stuart, Ster?
ritt. William W. Old, Wllliam Lohmeyer,
Adam Treadwell, M. A. Cu. bman, Seyd,
George McCauley, Magill, Cboster, Scott,
Flemlng, Mlsses JSoy, Blake, Kate Roy,
Sallle Holmes, Helen Waddey, Lucy
O'Connor, . efferds.
Mr. Garner Donmead, of Baltlmore, was
host of a oharmfng supper Wednesday;
evenlng, when hls guests wero Mrs, W. G,
Caldeway, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hughes,
Mrs. Graham Hobson, Mru. Charles Wob
ster, Mlsses Ellzabeth Martin, Annle and
Rebecca Gordon, Margaret nnd Alico Old,
Kate Roy, Mary Dabney, Messrs. Pat
wn Robert Ferguson, B.num, W. A.
vBoyl-ln, Jr.| Wer Broclt, Bon, Blacfctord,
Kachel Urquhart, as Little Bo-Peep, and
Miss Lettice Woodward, as a Japanese
maiden, made a pretty couple, Mrs,
Wlnfteld Wells, as an Oxford student, was
excellent. Mrs. E. C. Patterson, Mrs,
Neale and Mlss' Bowdoln, as tho Three
Little Malds from School, afforded great
entertainment. Mlss Chrlstlne Patterson,
n_ Martha Washlngton, wns a perfect lm
personatlon. Mrs. H. L. Moore and Mlss
Merkeson, as Revolutlonary Dames, were
aplendldly attlred. Mrs. R. W. Johnson
and MJ.8 Eleanor McCormlck, as French
malds, acted thelr parts to perfeotlon.
Miss Margaret Schmelz nnd Mr, Chauncy
McCormlck, as the heavenly twlns, were
stunnera. Mr. Randolph Bolllng, aa Klt
Carson, commltted many hlghway rob
herles durlng the evenlng. Mr. Sol. L,
Bloomberg, as Captain Macklln, and Mlso
Grace Wllbon. as a Red Oross nurse, were
perfectly attlred to sult tlielr Impertona
tlons. Mr, W. S. Burke, as "Hollo Blll,-'
took thlngs allhla own way-a eontleinan
tramu. Messrs. Joo B, Wood, E. H. Wade
and H. H. Wllson. as Lepn, Alfonse and
Gaston, created great amuseiiient by thelr
exceedlng pollteness. Messrs. Eugene
Kleln and Robert Burke, as FrlUy and
HaVis Katssenjainmer, got Into a great
deal o( rolschlef, Mr. Bara W, Blgber, aa
of Southampton county, Va., popular bcllc at Tho Mecklonburg.
Baby Buntlng, attended by Mr. A. L. L
Wlnne, as Aunt Luclndy, a faithful old
mammy, made fun for tho audience. Baby
Buntlng was rolled ln a baby carrlage,
and was very busy wlth hls bottle of
The prlzes wore awarded as follows:
Flrst ladles'. Mlss Janle Cameron; sec?
ond, Mrs. Wlnfleld Wells; thlrd, Mrs. Er?
nest Thlele; fourth, Mrs. BenJ. Nash;
flfth, Miss Margaret Sehmelz. Flrst
gentlemen's, Mr. Sam W. __lgger; second,
Mr. A. L. I. Wlnne; thlrd, Mr. Chauncy
McCormlck; fourth, Herbert Gomerlnger,
who took the part of n Semlnole. Flrst
children's prize, Mlss Marion Wood; sec?
ond, Mlss Ruby McCormlck; thlrd, Master
?John Moore, a little clown.
The flrst ladles' prlzo was unanlmously
awarded Mrs. A. Kloln, but was- graclous
ly decllned by her on the grounds that
she had won flrst prlze at tho last char?
acter party in the same character?Becky
Iramedlately after the awardlng of the
prlzes refreshments were served on the
large rear veranda.
Tho judges wore Mr. A. G. Harmon and
wlfe, Major Johnson, Judge Garnett and
wife, Mr. W. F. Gray and wlfe, Mr. John
\D. Lottler and Mr. Wllson.
Among tho recent arrlvals may he men?
tloned the following: Mr. Lewls Miller. of
?Baltlmore; Mr. G. F. Miller and wife,
Huntington, W, Va.; Mr. Elllot Watson,
Winston, N. D.; Mr, Wllllam R. Roblns,
Rlchmond; Mr. H. B. Chandler, Baltl?
more; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Brasham,
Rome, Ga.; Mr. R. S. Dawsey,. Atlanta,
Ga.; Mr. J. S. Mcllhenny, Washlngton;
Mr. Wllllam A. Wrenn. Norfolk, Va.;
E. P. Fiosh, Elmlra, N. Y.; Mr. S. J. Al?
len, Rlchmond; Mr. R. N. Dalby, Texar
kana, Ark.; Mrs. Frank Moore and son,
Houston, Texas; Messrs. James Gardner,
Sol. L. Bloomberg, Sam W. Blgger and
C A. Boyce, Rlchmond, Va.; Mr. Alex.
FUshugh, Vlcksburg, Mlss.; Professor
Thomas Fltzhugh, Unlverslty of Vlrglnla;
Mrs Mattle A. Fltzhugh, Mlss Janette
and'Master R. A. Fltzhugh, Frederlcks?
burg, Va.: Mrs. Robert W. Holland, Bel
Alr, Md.; Mr. R. R. Carpenter, New York
clty; Mr. E. W. Harwood, Newport News,
Va.;' Mr. G. H. French and Mlss* Rlals,
Washlngton; Mlss Llzzle Ttfotchklss, Rlch?
mond; Mr. George C. Rold, Jr., Norfolk;
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Stone, Chicago;
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Jordjan, Baltl?
more, and W. P. Palmer and wlfe, Rlch?
Deliphtful Flshlng.
Ex-Presldent Cleveland Is amazed and
deliBhted at the excellent flshlng he
flnds ln Malne at Meddybemps lake. Then
lot hlm keep on and east the hook Into
Sysladobsls, Caucomgomoc, Pennosseo
wasfee and TVelokennebacook.
_-. ?
The Hampton Roads Yacht
Club Sails its Last Race
of the Season.
(Special to Tho TImes-Dlspatch..
NORFOLK, VA., Aug. 22.?People are
leaving these days to enjoy the Septem?
ber days ln tho mountains, but thoro are
sLlll many arrlvals at the seasld__> resort.
The Hampton l.oads Yacht Club to-day
sailod another regatta, the last of the
season perhaps, There. ls general rcgret
thnt the match betweon Baltlmore nnd
Norfolk was not salled th!/, summer.
Mr. Allmand A. Blow, who has come
to ? Amerlca to live after many years
spent as a rnlnlng englneer ln South
Afrlca, Isc a former Norfolk man, tho son
of the lato Judgo Blow, Ho and hls
famlly have sailcd for New York aboard
hla new power yacht Kosogaas to wlt?
ness tho yacht races,
Mr. Walter EUward Harrls, tho dlstln
gulshed Washlngton correspondent of Tht.
Jlmes-Dlspatcli, \vhlle here wltli tho Oys
tor CQjiiinlsslo", was groeted wlth much
pleasure by his many .rlenda. Ho form?
erly reslded. hore.
Mrs. Honry V. LtjeaB. of St. Louls. has
arrlved at Ocean View to spend the re?
malnder of tlie summer, .
Mrs. Ernest Grlfflth hus beon In North
Carollna for several daya.
Miss Florence Smlth was awnrded tho
dlploma for tho ilnest dlsplny of China
palntlng at qhauttutwa, N. Y. Mrs. J.
E. Maxwell, also of thls clty, received
an honorable mentlon for her work.
Rev. Forost J. Prettyman, of Washlng
ton D C, anrl Mr. Edward EhrJIch, of
Coluinb'la, S. C, nre the guestB of Blshop
A Coko Sii.ltn, at hls cpttage, nt Wll,
loughby peacl).
is punar veoetable.
^tar .'.1? ?&m^^?? to
oarry Pleasant lo tnko. cures Rheunui
tlsml Con3tlpatl|.n. Catarrh and alj blpod ,
dlsoasos. _w). AU arugfcis.!.
The Chlldren Have Their In?
nlng ln Thelr Own Way.
Blrthday Oard Parties Afe Much En?
joyed, and Bowllng 1$ a Popular
Sport? Flshing for Black
(Spoclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
OLD SWEET, August 22.?The chlldron
havo had tholr Innlnga thls week. First
thoro waa tho "tacky party," In Whlch,
whllo dlvortlng themselves,/ thoy very
hlghly amusod thelr olders. The grown
ups haven't had so good a laugh for a
long tlmo aa the llttlo folks gave thom.
Tho cake-walk was a goin. As "SIs Hop
klns," Miss Della Davenport, of Rlch?
mond, brought down tho houso and won
the prlze. Sho was slmply dellci'otls, In
costumo devised by hor cousln, Miss Tal
ley, and wlth manner devised by her
own very oute ancl orlglnal solf. "Dellat"
"Della!" "Dollal" rang In overpowerlng
chorus around the room, as the proces
slon of funny little folk marched before
the Judgos, Della brlngVng up tho rear
wlth a galt that was of ltself enough to
convulso observors and capture tho tro
phy. Master Roy Flsher won the flrst
boy's prlze. Ho was very cunnlngly got
ten up as a "hayseed." The prlzes had
been donated hy Mrs. Flsher. of Galves
ton, who, with Mrs. Schaefer, of Cln?
clnnatl, Ohlo, took qulte an Interest in
helplng the small people got up thelr en
tertalnment. Professor Patterson pre
sentod Miss Della wlth her prlze, and Mrs.
Dawson (wlfe of the Secretary of Stato
of West Vlrglnla. conforrod hls honors
upon Master Roy. Mr. and Mrs. Boll
provided rofreshments.
Then Mrs. Armlstead Wollford gave a
eandy-pulllng Wednesday at 6 P M. to
her two little ni'eces, Henlngham and
josepWne Ellett, and her daughter, Ca
mllla Wellford. whose guests were Mar?
garet Curd. Lalla Swearlnger, Della Da
vonport Dorothy Wllkerson, Lydln Ruff?
ner, Mamle Schaefor, Helon MofHt Jos
ephlne Plnokney, Gladys Therre , Ulllan
Fox, Gwendolyn Rutherford, Carl Helson,
Bernard Jones, Camron Lewls. John Brlt
ton, Douls Hlgglns, Wallace Henderson.
He.bert Dovle. Wllliam Fi'sher, Roy Flsh
er, Armlstead Wellford.
Lalla Swearlngen won tho glrl s prlze and
John Brltton the boy's prlze for pulllng
tlie whitost candy. It was a great suc
Then the chlldren had a joyous coachlng
party one day; tho blg, qualnt coach over
flowed, top and bottom, with little folks,
as lt went lumberlng out of the yard be?
hlnd slx horses to the tune of much smg
ing and shoutlng.
Master Carl Helsen's watermelon feast,
al fresoo, by moonlight and candlellght,
was groat fun; hls guosts had a. good tlme
and much watermelon.
There was a very swell progresslve eu?
chre party at Lewis Cottage, Tuesday
evenlng, when Mrs. Lewls, wlth her
fdiend, Miss Ruffner, of Charleston, W.
Va., recelved a large quota of the 'smart
set" here. The cake and cream and wlne
served were of a quallty to make those
who partook wax. eloquent In thelr pralse.
The prlzes were very handsome, and the
fortunate winners Were Miss Spllman, of
Rlchmond; Mr. Crawford, of,New York.
and Mr. Frank Payne, of Charleston, W.
Va., and Mrs. Catchlngs, ot Brooklyn,
N. YJ . .
No card party of the season has been
more thoroughly enjoyed than was Mrs.
Dean Talley's. Miss Kate Talley asslsted
her mother In receiving and entertalnlng
the gueste. There was a handsome prlze
for every table, and some of the winners
were Mrs. Armlstead Wellford, of Rlch?
mond, a tall, antlque brass candlestlck;
Mrs. Maury, of Rlchmond, an exqulslte
sterllng sllver paper knlfe; Mrs. C. C.
Lewls, of Charleston, W. Va? a lovely
Wedgewood plaque. .__?,-,
Miss Rodman, of Loulsvllle, one of the
most popular ladle. at the sprlngs. made
many folks glad that Wednesday waB hor
blrthday, when, asslsted by lier slster.
Mrs. Grubbs, she-entortalned her frlends
at a very charmlng card1 party. Soven
handed euchre was the game; thero were
a large number ot tables and a handsomo
prlze for each. Among 6ouvonlr winners
were Miss Rutherford, of Rlchmond, who
captured an exqulslto vase; Miss Ruffner.
ot Charleston, XV. Va., a beautlful cup and
saucer; Mrs. Brown, o_ ?JLoulsvllle, a
bonbon dish; Mrs. MnoKay, of Covlngton,
Ky., a cut glass, silver-stoppored scent
bottle. , , ,
Another lady who made folks glad
that she had a blrthday ls Mrs, Crawford,
ot New York. These wero winners at her
carfl party: Dr, McCaw, flrst prlze, a
handsome sllver pen-holder; Miss Rod?
man, a cut glass and sllver powder shaker
(everybody wants ono Just llko 10; Mrs.
Franlc Woodward, bonbon tongs; Mra.
Aichlbald Patterson, bonbon di.h.
The card party of Mrs. Brown, of Louis
lsvlllo, included, besldcs tho usual clrole,
Mrs. Terry, of Loulsvllle, a pleasant now
member, won flrst by Miss Rodman to
joln tho company; also Mrs. Plnckney, oC
Charleston, S. C, and Miss MacKay, of
Covlngton, Ky. Dr. McCaw won tha flrst
prlze, a hnndsome "toddy" glass (cut),
? sllver-chored. Mrs, Lefroy, of Rlchmond,
| won an oxquislto Clolssonno Jar; Mrs.
' Franlc Woodward, of Rlchmond, a sllver
pln tray; Mrs. Prescott, a sllver powder
i box; Mrs. Carson, the "army toast" frara
Mrs, Hlgglns and Mrs. Barnes, ot Now
York, at thelr card party Friday morn?
lng, entertnlned Mesdames Talloy, Dayen
port, Maury, Donaldson, Wobdward,
I Wellford, Arohibald Patterson, Powers,
? I. N, Jones. Carson, Lofroy, Mlsses Ruth
1 oi'Cord and Powers, of Rlchmond; Mes?
dames Hlndman, Prescott, John Patter?
son, Ferguson and Brown, of Loulsvllle;
Mrs. Edward May, Ashevllle, N. G,; Mrs.
C. C. Lewls and Miss Rultner, of Char?
leston, W, Va,; Mrs. Thomas Pincknoy,
of Charloston, S. C; Mrs. Crawford, of
New York, nnd. of course. Dr. McCaw,
who ls the guest of honor at overy party.
Among tho handsome prlzes capturod
were a sllver bonbon dish, Roynl Dres
den almond dish, out glass vlolot bowj,
cut glass scent bottle.
Mr, John Brltton, of Washlngton, gave
a recherche llttlo card party Wednesday
evenlng to Miss Erln Pnyne, of Oalves
ton, who won the flrst prlze, a sllver
bell ln a dalnty case,
Mrs. FleldH1 bowllng party wns very
much enjoyed, by her guosts, somo of
whom wero Mrs. and the Mlsses Brlt?
ton Mr. and Mr., Ament, Mlsses Tnyne,
Mr Flold. Miss Erln Payne, with n splen*
did' score, won thp flrst prlze, a handsome
Talley Cottage ls ono of tho most home
]lko ond attrnotive horo In Its appolnt*
mt'iits und personiiel, aa everybody for?
tunate ?nough to ba entertalned there
knows. Miss Kate Is one of the flneat
young women here, nnd there Isn't a more
popular man on tha place than her bro?
ther, "Handsomo Dan."
Hclsen-Torry Cottage, wlth lts hosplta
ble verunda, cosy tea, tablo, Invltlng ham
mock, gniclous ho.tesa and protty niald
ons, ls always a place of merrlmont.
There was a porch party Wednesday eve?
nlng, ln sp'to of the raln?or rather nll
i .ho cheerler because of lt. Among thoso.
OUR Two Stores Filled with the
Very Best Groceries. weguar
anlee lo Save You Money on Thom.
Good Salt Pork, per
Largo bottlos Hotisohould Ammo- cc
nla, por bottle.<??<<? *?*'
Best Lump Starch, per ap.
pound.<. ***"
Corn Starch, In one-pound pack- ?C
ages. ?J*'
Root Beor, makes fivo gallons, per
Best Granulated Sugar, per -g
pound.ii..,,, .i.4ii , uv
Llon Coffee, one-pound pack
ages. ....
Fresh Soda Crackers or Gin_rer
Snaps, pound.>
Arbucklo's Coffee, per
pound. ?>.
Brown Sugar,
per pound.
.... 4P
Best Leaf Lard, per pound
Largo Juloy Lemons, per
Nlce N. C. Roo Herrlngs, per <t-? mm
dozen 18c, or hiilf bnrrel. ?P-*?75
Freozlng Salt, for freezfng cream. |Qg
S Largo Bars Sterllng Octngon
shaped Soap for .
Try our Green or Mlxed Tea, our jnr Threo-pound JaraHome-madePre- igg
regular BOc. kind; now.. 1"*' servos .?. .-Tf.
Good Green or Mlxed Tea, per 5nf, 1 Best Dunlop Meal per pecfc 18e.,
pound.. o"w . per bushel.
Best Cream Cheese, per ter.: 8tar or 5ccI 3eal Lye' per 4C
15C 1
Duffy's Pure Malt Whlskey, per bottle
Glbson XXXX or Oscar Pepper ne.c
Old Rye Whlsklos, per bottlo. /->'"
Blaokberry or CataWba Wlno, por jsn
quart, 12c, or per gallon. IO"
Quart Jars Mason's Syrup inr
for. ,Mfc"
Pearllne, for cloanlng, two pack- mr
ages far.,. **
Matches, per j/?
dojtea."??? 3
Puro Cld.er "Vlnegar, per
lon. . ...
Large bottles Kousehold Ammonla, __>_??
per bottlo..,... *>w
Good Tea Dust. makes exoellent ?/>/?
tea, po/und. _i-/v
Good North Carollpa Rlce, per mr.
pound.'.. _JV
Ftnola, for cleanlng, per pack- ?<_?
age, B and._,.,. ,uw
Best QuaBify Small Californla Hams, per pound 9 l-2c
Cookcd Sllced Ham, per
Good Brooms; 1 strlng, 10c; J mc
?trlng, 12c,| B strlng...... '*wv
10. Bars Rellable Ullman's Soap _jec
Homo-Made Preserves, 6-pound . ?__*?_?
palla for. ?_*wv
Vlrglnla Comb Honey, por
Sour Plckles,
per gallon.
Whole Sweet Plckles,
per quart .;.
New N. C. Cut Herrlngs, per Cj e__
dozen 10c, per bnrrel. ??'4',0"
Good Green Klo Coffeo, 9c? or
three pounds for.
Kltchen Soap for claanlng, two me.
bars for. _>*'?
Wttcb Hazel Tollet Soap, 3 to .??)>
box..'. ?
Canned Goods at Lew Prlces.
Flne quallty Tomatoes, <m
por can. w*?
Large can3 Best-Grade -_.ee
Salmon 7c, or 4 cans for ^_5W
Best Grade Table Peaoh-" (.n
es, per can. ww
Potted Ham or Tongue,
8 cans for.
"Veal or' Ham Loaf, per j\r*
can..... ?*"
CMcken Loajr, per mr
can. . mv""
Comed Beef Hasfe, per
can. .
Mutton. ln two-pound
cans for.,.
Houchln'a Soups, per
. 5C
Try our Snow Flake Patent Famlly Flour, por bag, 26o j par bbl., S4.I0
Try our Silver Klng Patent Famlly Flour, per bag, 28o j per bbl., $4.40
Mason's Quart Jars, per dozen, 45o j per half gallon. j 60o
Wholesale and Retall Qrocer.
Down-Towrj Stores.
_LS20-1S22 East Maln Street,
'Phone 316
Up-Town Store i
606 East Marshall Street.
'Phone 34.
E HAVE Just recelved from
Japan a full llne of Japanese
Leathers, comprlslng- rien and
handsome effecta for halls,
dadoee, Ubrarles and dining
rooms. We also havo tbe raost
completo and up-to-date llno of Wall
Papers ln the South. Avold the dust and
dlrt, and have your work done whlle away
for the summer.
Satlsfaction duaranteed In Every Reepect,
R. B. Brauer,
i Buccessor to
F. L. Brauer O Bro.
208 North Fifth Street
'Phone 1609.
presont hesldes the Mlsses Heisen and
thelr cousln, Miss.Catchings, were Mlsses
Davonport and Tompkins, ot Rlchmond,
and .Messrs. Stokes, Danlel, Kloeber.
Clalborne, Talley,, Terry and Mullen. Af?
ter the party the young ladies were sere
naded by a number of gentlemen. who,
after tho good old fashion, playod inan
dolins and gultar. beneath tholr wln
dows, slnglng love .melodles vory sweatly.
The day before Miss Myrtlo Heisen gave
a coachlng party to Beaver Dnm Fnlls.
The young Reople mentloned above wero
prosent. and some twenty others.
A strnw rlde to Raven's Rock and a plo
nlc In that lovely spot Wns one of the beBt
thlngs that ever happened. The plonlo
was glven by Mise Frederick, of Barl
hurst, and these young folks were guests:
Mlsses Talloy, Tompkins, Davenport, Spll?
man, Heisen, Catchings, Messrs. Talley,
Tompkins, Garnett, Catohlngs1, Kloeber,
Waller and Balrd.
Our fishermen aro stlll mnkipg flne roo
ords. Mr. D, D, Talley, of your clty, and
Mr. A. M. Agelasto, of Norfolk, under
the ndverse condHti'on of a partially muddy
stroam, succooded ln landlng thlrty-one
black bass recently,
Sportsmen aro maklng ready.to' "bag
flno mountain game, Mr. Talley ls got
ting'hls.gun in groat shape, and If he
la as luoky huntlng as flshlng, his.table
will be the ehvy ot ovorybody In tho
dlnlng-room,' _ ? ,
In tho' hnndi'cap golf tournament, Miss
Paullno Powers, of Rlchmond, and Mr.
Harry Converse, of Loulsvllla. wero tho
vlctovs by flve up and slx to play, tholr
reward belng a glass ln a sllver case.
Thls was tholr Joint property. but the
gontleman mado lt over to the lady. Mrs,
Dawley of Loulsvllle, and Mr, Catchrngs.
of Brooklyn, N. Y? won tho ballB,' whlch
constitutod the second. prlze. .
In tho tonnls tournament Mr, Mullens,
ot Rlchmond, won, .,.,_, _ ?
Tho german Thursday nlght, led by
Mr. Catchings, of Brooklyn, N. Y., and
Miss Spllman. ot Rlchmond, was one of
the pretttest dances of tbo peason. Vlsl.
tors from the Greenbrler Whlte Sulphur,
tho Sweet Chalybente, Bar|hurst nnd
LynnsiUe Joitiod In wlth our own young
In tho raffle by D. B, Ryland _s Co..
Mr. Alvah Terry, of Loulsvllle, won <ho
flrst prlzo, a very handsome vaso; Mr.
Thom, Norfolk, got tha second prlzo, a
sllver vaso; Miss Della Davenport, of
Rlchmond, got tho thlrd. a clalsonne vaso;
Miss Tuckor, of Danville, got the fourth,
a wrltlng 6Bt, Thoy woro handsome?
wortli $25 to $80.
Among new arr|v?ls are: Morton A.
Crump, Rlchmond!, Va.; John Murphy,
Rlchmond, Va.; T. Conrud podge, Wasb
Ington, D, P,i B. B. Raploy, Washlngton,
D. C; Mrs. P, II. Trout, Staunton. Ya-I
P H Trout, Jr.. Staunton, Va.; 1)1. I'.
Blmpson, Washlngton, D. C: A. P, Fox
and famlly, Indlanapolls; J. YY. Marshall,
Jr, Indlanapolls; Georgo XV. Petorkin.
Purkorsburg, W. Va.: AV, Vrooiiiun, Pur
kersburg, XV. Va.; Mrs. Vrooman, Ps.r,
kersburg W. Va.; Robort Fleld, Clnoin.
natl O.; ChaKss A. Grubhs, .-aiington,
Kv.j A- W. Woods, Vlrglnla; R. J. Jones,
Jr.. RiohmoniJ, Va.; Mrs. CUfford R.
Caperton, Rlchmond, Va,; D. B. Tucker,
Charleston, W. Va.; R. L. Ramsey, Cov?
lngton. Va.; Mr. and M. s. W. F. Hall,
Maysvllle, Ky.; R. W. Hendersoji, Rlch
inond, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred. _hom_?,
son, Mrs. Taylor Ham, Norfolk, Va,:
Mrs. Robinson, Rlchmond, Va.; Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Pratt, New York; Wllliam
M. O. Dawson, Charleston, W. Va.: H. M.
Fonwick, Baltlmore, Md.; Mr, and Mrs.
Thomas Plnokney, child and nurse,
Charleston. S. C; Mrs. F. B. Converse,
Mrs Robert A. Thornton, Lexlngten, Ky.l
Mrs. Irma B. Harrls, Clnclnnatl, O.: W. T.
Grubbs, Decatur, IU.; William *>? Rose,
G P. Rose, Mrs. G. P. Ros.e, Nashvllle,
Tenn.; J. H. Stone, Vlcgtnla; Joljn W.
Scott, Gaivcston. Texas; H. 03. Hoyt and
wlfe, Marletta, Ohlo; Mr. and Mrs. JF. D.
Barksdale, R. Hunter Barksdale, Rich?
mond, Va,; Mrs. Charles Hodgpe,, Ellza?
beth and Charles Hodge, Loulsvllle, Ky-!
Garnett Jordan, Norfolk, :Vo.; Mr. and
Mrs E. A. Baa ckor. MIsb .May Bancker,
Atlanta, Ga.; J. H. Karn/ss ajid ? frieiuj,
Cllfton Forge, Va.; Edward May, Nor?
folk Va.; George M. Donal_son, Charles?
ton, W. Va.; Foulalne Brown, Angus W.
McDonald, John Raymondi Young- Law-.
rence A. Petty, Charleston, W. Va.; Miss
Avis Grant, Masters Ceoll and Oeorge
Btovena, Richmond, Va.
Dr. Jones to Preach,.
Chaplalu X Wm. Jones will preach this
afternoon at the Soldiers Home Chapel
and Mrs. Glll and "her boys" will lesd
the slnglng._?__________
VlaC. & O. Route, Tuesday, August
The Chesapeake and OWo have ar?
ranged for special excurslon train from
Bl-umond to Buekroa and tetura on Tues
_av AUKiist 23th, to leavo Rlchmoncl 8:15
A ySl Kowrnlns leavo Buckroe V P. M.
BU_t'eenfeteC'hase and Grand Tournament.
A partfcular day of pleasure at thls
popular seiiBldo resort,
T1lc-h0e"aJon'lgalo at C. &_0. statloa.
O_???& T C_> ___.I&? .
.Iha Kind You ta Always Boiifilit
j* ma Miiu iui
Saturday, Night, September 5. 1803, at
10 o'Clock.
Round trlp to Norfolk. TBo.
Round trlp to Newport News.75o>
Ohlldren undor rwelvo years......JOo,
Tickets good to return Sunday elght or
followlng Tuesday.
o_a_e?'|wc_?n,lac^_,. '"
Bwri(he ^^Th. Kind You Hata Always BwfiM

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