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Pleasures of Summ?ratMountain and Seashore
The Hot Weather Checkmated
in the Surf.
A Grand Card Tournament of Cottage
and Hotel Players ?n the Ball Room
of tho Princess Anne?Oys?
ters on tlii Beach,
(Special lo Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
VIRG?NIA BEACH, August 29.?Tlie
past week has been the warmest of the
(Season, consequenily the pleasure-seek?
ers have been rather quiet. Bathing nt
ull hours of the day and night has been
Indulged ln freely.
Mr. Southgate Taylor, of New York,
who Is spending the summer at the Bench,
entertained a few friends most charm?
ingly Tuesday evening on a trolley party
to Cape Henry. Among his guests were
Mr. and Mrs. Garland Peed and Miss
Clonci Whitman, of Norfolk.
Mr. Otis Barron, Mr. M. T. CooUe, Jr.,
Mr. Augustus Tucker and Mr. Beverly
Tucker, of Norfolk, have returned to
their honres at the Beach, niter a week
spent at Currltuck, where they went on a
limiting expedition. From the amount of
game brought back they must havo had
unusual sport. ?
A small card party was enjoyed on the
plar.za o? Mrs. ?. M. Cooke's collage on
Tuesday morning. Among those who
played were Mr. and Mrs. Weber, Mr.
Jones ancl Mrs, Temple, o? New York, und
Miss Freeman.
Mr, Dupuy, of Ironton, O., who has
been spending the month of August nt
Ocean Wave Cottage, gave a blrihdny
party In honor of Miss Emma Ragia nil,
of Radford, Va., Saturday afternoon!
The .party loft the Beach on the trolley
und spent several hours in Norfolk. On
their return they stopped nt I_.ynha.vcn
-Inlet and enjoyed a feast long to be re?
membered. Ijynhiiv.cn oysters roasted
on the bench wns a novelty to the Ohio
guests, Later in the afternoon Cape
Henry, with Its many attractions und
new features, was taken In.
Among those who enjoyed the day
were Mr. and Mrs. Dupuy; Mr. Victor
nnd Ben Dupuy ancl the Misses Dupuy,
of Ironton. O.; Miss O'Brien, of Rich?
mond, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Ogg and MJsa
Helen Ogg, of Ironton, O.; Misses I.n
vlnla, Emma nnd I.ucy Ragluiid and
Mr. Rene Ragland, of Radford,
Tho bull-room of the Princess Anne
whs a scone of great animation Wednes?
day morning. All the curd lovers of Ihe
cottages and hotels were gathered to?
gether through tho efforts of Mrs.
Ch?ries Johnston. Progressive euchre was
played, and during tho morning bonbons
were served. Tho prizes were won by
"Mrs. reck, of Tennessee, a silver locket
und chain; Miss Virgin Stokes, of Vir?
ginia, gold nnd tortoise shell sldecombs;
Mr. Reed, of Philadelphia, a silver hat
brush, while Mr. Arthur C. Freeman, of
Norfolk, wns consoled with a pair ??
silver scissors.
Among those who played were Mesdames
Johnston, Waddlll, Hagland. Peck, II. T.
llnyloy, Peed, Pollard, Kirk. Foster nnd
Haikp; the "Misses Laura Pannili, Sophia
C. Hiett. Hazel Peck, Anna Jordon, An?
na Johnston and Mary Waddlll: "Messrs.
Dyer, C. L. Itltter, XV. T. Stewart, Elea?
nor Riggs, J. L. Ritter, Frank B, Mc?
Lean, Arthur C. Freeman and M. C.
Mr, and Mrs. David S. Tarbell, of Cin?
cinnati, who have been taking an ex?
truded trip through the North, arrived
ut Ocean V?a'Vo Opttagc last Saturday.
Mr. Tarb?ll Is'lclegniph editor of the Cin?
cinnati Post. ? -
Miss Hancock's cottage once more shows
signs of life. Sho returned a few days
Ogo. after having i-pent several weeks
yachting In tlio Northern waters.
Mr, Morton, one of Baltimore's oldest
citizens, spoilt last week nt the Peach
at Ocean Wave Cottage. Ho was ac?
companied by his niece, Miss Ada Gwen?
dolyn?; Horton, of Newport News.
He Is now visiting his son, Mr. Horton,
of Richmond, who Is connected with tho
Locomotive Works'
Mll-s Mit tic Dobson, of Dynchburg, Vn.,
daughter of Dr, Dobson, left mi Thurs?
day for her homo. Miss Dobson is a
'winsome brunette and one of this season's
bellos ni tin? Bunch. Early In the stim?
mi:; ?be vlsitc-d at Judge Wuddill's cot?
tage. I'm- tin? past two weekhi sho has
bren at Miss Hlnlr's.
The? friends of Mr. M. K. King, geh
ornl managei "i the Norfolk and Southern
Railroad, will bo glnd to hear news ban
ronchod him of tlio silfo arrivili of his
daughter, Miss Elia King, ut Chester,
England. Miss King wns called to Clies
tei to be with her sisin?, Miss Georgian1.?
King, who Is 111 at tho Isolation Hospital.
Mus King sends encouraging news of hor
sister's I m provo men ?.
Among tho recent arrivals al Queen
Ann?.? eottagos are Miss Hooper, Boston;
Mr. C, I.. Duffy. Greensboro. N, c.i Miss I
Lucy Duffy. .Mr, Robert Llbhv, Wash.
Ington, D. C,; Misses Brewer, Tennessee;
Mi. .1. 1'? Watkin?, Henderson, ?, 0 ; Mr,
aud Mrs. George !>. Iliilflsh. Alexandria,
Va.; Mr J. Clozlon, Newport News; Miss
M. A Word, Mr. ?md Mrs. J. M. Waul,
Raleigh, N. C,
Mr. and Mra Wlnn, of lluiuliigl?"*. W,
Va?, ?ir?- stopping at Wild Rose cut?an??.
Mis? Patsy Brannlgan, f>f Richmond,
Is n?'W stopping ?I the Begeh.
Mr, J. L. Richardson. "Miss Emily ami
Gypsy Richardson, of Charlesion, W. Va.,
??? ? e us U m the Gulf Stream Hotel
Mis? Marcarci Bell, *>f Thuwborn. N. c,
is ???????? Ht the Qlennon cottage.
MIkh M. May Roiulfiis, of Atlanta, Ga.,
Is at the Princess Anne.
MIhk Gabriella M. Hunks, of Ml Ver
jion, (nd., 1? "t Mrs. Fltihugh's cottage,
Mr. |i, L. Brown, of Petersburg, Nu.,
In upending several days ut the Klnsey
" Miss Radie E. Brunch. of Newport
??eu'H, Va , Is at the Sou View.
Ml. ? Helen K. Bright, of Fulton, M,,.,
Is stopping ut Hrlnv Deep cottage.
Mr. iJtndon O. Baxkeley. of Danville,
Va,, in at the Greenwood rouage.
Mr. Lett 11. Ajidorton, of Tappa Imniinik,
Va., is spending tho week ut tho Arliug
iton cottage.
Mhsi-s May Boisseau, Esther Dabney
and May ?. Voting, of Petersburg, ure m
?Jj. Randolph cultug?
One of the Season's Belle sat Vlrrjlnla Beach.
Great Gayety at This Charm?
ing Summer Resort.
Delightful Weather Prevails, and Sep?
tember Will Be a Banner Month.
Some of thc Guests
Now There.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
COVLNGTON, VA'., August 29.?The In
tcrmont is "now a scene of great goyoly,
and for days tho charming resort has
been packed with guests. The recent
tacky party was/a pronounced success,
and other entertainments aro being ar?
The winner of the first ludios' prize
was Miss Mina Brass, who was attired In
a dross u hundred years old, worn by an
ancestress. Miss .Mabel Hornik, of Char?
leston, took tin? second prize, as "Tlie
Tough Girl"; Mr, Montague Skeen, "The
Lone Fisherman," captured the first gon
tleman's prize, and Martin Adolph
Hornik, masquerading ?is ? humpbacked
coon, was awarded ihe child's prize.
Last night then; was a special gorman,
? largo number of couples gliding over
the smooth floor of the splendid ball?
room, For next Wednesday evening a
big bal pondre Is arranged.
The weather hero Is delightful. In con
tradtstrae.tlon to the heat prevailing"In tho
cilios. September will he a bun nor month
bore?the most delightful of tho present
? Sonic of the guests now hero aro the
Barnes OUlespIo, Tnzowcll, Vu.; Judge
and.Mrs, S. C, Oriihnm, Tassowoll, Va.!
j, i:i. Hprnloy ami wife Richmond,! MIkk
Cut boline Hornley, Richmond; .1. IC; Rose,
Auburn, Ind.; Juin?s ?. lioso, Auburn,
Ind.: D. C. Kennedy, SI. Louis, Mo.;
Georgi! W. .liilinstoii. New Vork; Major
J. C. Montgomery, Montgomery, W. Va.;
Judge Goorgi! K. Anderson, Clifton Enrgo,
V.l.; E. S. Turpin Richmond; (.'hurle?
H Munii. Baltimore. Md.; C. ?. ('milter,
BalUr?iore. Md.: S. Oiiillnrd .nul wife, Wil?
mington, Do!.; Henry Ollmer, Lewlsburg,
?W. Vu.; J. 13. I'nrkor, Newport News,
Vn'.; D. O. Eogurty, Augusta, Ou,; T. H.
Kom. V/'ieolllYgj W. Vn.; Judgn .1. E.
Mason, Frederick'(burg. Vu.; John .T,
Reinhardt. Rlclipi?nd; ??. T. Bonn, ?nlomP
Vu.; J. H. Jone?. Charleston, W. Vu.;
N. Daweon, Baltimore; Thomas Rlley,
? ir, litoti O.: Hon. li. Harmon, Charlottes?
vllle, Vn.; Judge ?. li. Holladay. ttloti- !
iiiond; W. L. Ilillj-or. New York; .1. 13,
Cuskle and wife, Lynchburg; W. ID, Kay,
Hiiinswk'k, Ga.; ('. 11. Willi", Kentucky;
John SV, Arbucklo, Le.vlsliurg, W. Vn",;
Mrs. V, M. Hitchcock. Norfolk, Va,; M Us
Mary it. ciulborno, Petersburg, Va.; ?.
?:. Spussurd, New Castlo; Miss Hollo por?
kins, HI, limonil; .1. !.. Puller. Richmond;
A, (.'. Btanslll, Richmond? Miss K1IIL> l'Vis
t?'r, Slaunion, Va.; Miss Margaret Kos
lor, Staunton, Va,; S. a, Lnukoy, 'Vii???
glutei D, A, Noase, New York; Or. .1. I!,
Taylor, Plkevlllo, Ky.; Mrs. J. E. Tay?
lor and daughter, Plkovllle Ky.; ???. ,1,
<'. White, Washington, li, C,? Miss Whlto,
Washington, n. c,; M. XV. nydo, arami
Rapids; .).*lin li. Cat?n nini Wife, Alo?,
V?.; A. O, mien, Virginia; S. M.
"Baylor, Philadelphia; Archibald May?.
l.hllllcothi?, n.; I?, li. I??,,?,?. Itl.hinoiiil;
J. 11. Vosi, Roanoko; O. U. Wills unii huh, i
Charleston, SV, Va.; H. J. Booth, Colum?
bus, O.; W. T. ('oiiier, Oklahoma City; '
Ham Dlxon, McDonald, W, Va.; L. I?.
Davis, Richmond; ?>? ?. ijarbar, Carbon
dale Va.; John H. Klraeofo, Simulimi;
L. B. Og'len, Thurmond, w. Va,; T. 8.
Wallford, Rleliiiionil; V. L. l'.'M. l'ora
lioiitus, Vii.; tV.loiHil Juiick H. Browning,
p.rain.ntiis. Vu.; Loilla COllPPi Jr., Slami
fui, Va', Jt.'dgo ('? I'"? Moine, NVW Volli;
Judge Charlea ? Grubt' u??1? Wife? Louis
villo, Ky.; Samuel ??.-isor, Fallier, Ind.;
Mrs. Charles T. Persioy, Aiie'itlttti Cla.;
Mis? Marguerite1 l'ersley. Alig?ela, ?a.i
i'liai'le.-i T. Persley, Aupus-tu, Ca.: Hun.
W. P. Roger!. Clnelnnull, O.; Hon. 0,
?L. Reinhard, Bibuinlnaliiii, lud?; John It.
Rood, Ann Harbor. Mich.; A. Lee
Kno.wlos, Staunton, Vai; Colonel George
C. .Nutting-, Charleston, XV. Vn.; D. M.
Smith, Lynchburg. Va.; H. C. Kuhlman,
Cincinnati,. O.; Dr. Lloyd. Clifton Forgov
Va.; Miss Richardson, Clifton forge, Va.;
Miss Wheeler, Clifton Forge, Va.;
Miss Lloyd, Clifton Forgo, Va'.; J. P..
Clark, Virginia; J. M. Stark. Hlnton, W.
Vn.; J. II. Carlisle, Clifton Forge, Va.;
F. J. Saunders, CI If ton FOrgo, Va. ; C. E.
Ashburner. Clifton L'Orge, Va.; F. W.
King, Clifton Forge. Va.; John A. Bowles;
Clifton Forge, Va.; Gllpln Wilson. Rich?
mond; It. McBuUiugton, Richmond: Miss
Florence Maynard, Richmond; XV. G, Slo
bart, Indianapolis, Ind.; J. L. Goodloe,
Stannton, Va.; Alex T. Browning, Orange,
Va.; A. G. Christian, Elliot Springs, Vu.;
Miss Fannie Christian Elliot Springs,
Va.; ?. Buidnsiil. Cincinnati. ?.; D. ?.
Williamson, Va:;'* Wlll?in? Eolia rik,*" Bedford
City, Va.; Major E. T. Bingham, Wash?
ington, b.c.; Mrs, E. T. Bingham, Wash?
ington, li. C. ; L, E. Ho]loma ? and wife,
Harrlsonbi?jg, Vn.; Mrs. S. M. Dummit.
New York; Miss Flower. New York; Mrs,
Flower, Now York; Miss Grace Flower,
Now York; Mis? Jeannette Flower. New
York; C. Stokes, Chicago, III.; G. F.
Darnell, Millboro, Va.
Excursions and Oul-Door Sports Are
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
CROCKETT SPRINGS, Aus. 29.-?ur?>r;
tho past week tho usual entertainments
und diversione havo ruled. Tho ball?
room siili sous forth the novel fact, as
uuuiy men us young ladles. Excursions
for the day In Fisher's View, the arsonlo
mines mid oilier points of Interest continue
in favor. Curd parties uro always with
us, nnd bowline and croflitot matches are
??????? oui mi re?! and blue Unen.
.Mrs. Eerrod, of M?rtinsvllle, ?a?? u very
en loy?blo ofternoon ?.-?? tv.
Melons nn? now uliuiulaiit und delicious
unii Ibero ??? ? ,. ? :1 ? ???.???- of ir't?ey,
beasts, among which were those given
by .ill. .tun .1...-. .1. , ,.?'??, ?.?.-4???????!??? HnU>
Miss Elemlng,
Tho children havo lina a number of en?
tertainments. Miss lirelder, of New York,
gave u euchre party. The llrst prizes were
won by Miss Virginia Greldor nnd Master
David Payne; tho boobies by Miss Adello
Pratt nnd Master S. Nottingham.
Little Miss Ethel Thomas ?a?? her
friends a very Joli ? timo ut ? doughnut
parly; After ? trial at their skill in cap?
turing doughnuts, came refreshments, ilio
adjournment to tho lawn, where they
played various gui?os.
Mr, Cavo Johnson* of yieksburg. took
them on n hayrick?, from which thoy ro?
tin nod laden with spoils?luclQUS wnter
Mr. S. S. Nottingham, of tho Norfolk
"Landmark," lias recently joined ills fam?
ily libro.
The following- guests have arrived (lur?
ing tho past wook: Miss A. R, King. Miss
,51. A. King, of New Orleans; Mr, S. B.
Aereo, Mrs. Aeree and children, Mr. J.
W, cox. Mr. a. U. Tyler ?if NoVo'k, vu.;
M. 10. B. Croshoy. of Philadelphia, Pa.;
Mr. li, S. Phlegar. ol' Norfolk. Vn.j Mr.
1111 m tor Phlegm?, of Cliiistlansliiirg. Vn.;
Mrs. W. Taylor and famllv; of Willinm
ston, N. G.j Mrs. S. S. Glhbs, Miss Sand
ford GlllbS, Miss Lote?la C.lbbs, of Uunita?
ville, Tex; | Mr. Il? D, Korr, of Richmond,
VU.! Mr. C. II. Wood, Mr, J. G, Pealio,
of Norfolk. Vu,; Ml". Waltor Coles Of
Plttsylvanla, Vn.; Mr. ,1. 0. Robinson, nf
Petersburg, Va.; Miss Margie T'nrrott,
Miss Emily Parrott, of Dayton, O. ; Mr,
and Mrs. John 51. Blnokstono, of Aceri,
niae C. IT., ?'??; Mr. W. S. Cook, Onorer?
M. Cox, of Norfolk, Vn.: Mr. .lohn l'I.
Hughes, of Danville, V?.; .lohn It. Smith,
of MnrtliiHvlllo, V?.; Mr. Edward Lvle,
Mr. ,?, ?. l'ina. Mr. J. M. lliidiHosiiin,
Mr. A. G Ciiewnlti", Mr. ?. M. Hammond,
?i<* Ttaniinkn; Mr. '? ' .lonos. of Boston,
Mess.! Mr. It. F. Filvgernld. of Dan?
ville, 'Va.? Mr. A. TI? Hnywurd of N"w
Orlenris; Mr. w. a. Hall, of w.vthoville.
Vii.i Mr, J, II llackliurno, Mr S. S. Not?
tingham, nf Norfolk, Va.; Mr. II, B.
Howard. Mr. ''. R. Flshhurn, Mrs. F.i
waid Stun'?. Misa Mary Stono, of Roan
ol'o Vn,
.Mondai?, fjeplorhbor 7th, train will
lem?.? Hi'.iinl nod 1 liilieoeli Stront, ut 11
? M . returning loave Wfishliiuton Tuos.
?lay. Si|ileinlii? Stil ut li I'? M. Two ilivs
in Wasliiiii'.n n -12,60 round Irlp. Tuki!
in '??m Sinai cars light ??> Uio train?
.1. M. THOMPSON & CO.?
For Infante aud Cuilareu.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Honra tho /^7$
Biyauturu of Cjfca^J
Young Ladles Made Ball Room
Bower of Beauty.
It Has Not Thinned Out, and More Are
Doming?Cards, Riding, Driving
and More Onrds-No Sur
cease of Pleasure.
(Special to The' Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
SWEET SPBINGS, AV. VA., August 23.
There'ls no (Abatement of gayoty here
and no thinning out of tho crowd. Since
the last letter from this Place, thero have j
boon over GOrJ people hero at ono time.
Some favor athletic sports, others con?
tinuo to draw many mon; and, of course,
where tho men are, there aro tho ladles
and vico versa.
Tho fancy dress bull which the young
ladles gavo Tuesday night was the event
of tho week. The fair ones went to the
woods in tho morning, and brought back
loads of green things, with which to
decorato tho ball-room, which thoy turn?
ed Into a syri'ttn bower. When tho proces?
sion marched in the scene was a charming
one. The ball began with a germon and
wound up with a bop. The loader was
Miss MoWUllams, of New Orleans, with
Mr. Mortati, of New York, In the first
hair, and Mr. Hall, of Boston, In the se?
cond half. Other dancers were. Ml?*
Laura Rutherford. Mr. Jones, Mr. Leigh.
Miss Converse, Mr, Harrison, Mf.''.-John
Cabell, Miss Bancker, Mr. Camphe 1, Mr.
Minor, Miss Tuoker, Mr. Sterrati, Mr.
Harrison, Miss Spllmau, Mr. Cutchings.?
Mr, Talley. Miss Doyle, Mr. Ellett. Mr.
Clalborne. Miss Smith. Mr. Bell, Mrs.
Moray, Mr; Hall. Mr. Converse, Miss
'Kelsen, Mr. Terry Mr. Mortati, M ss
Mamie H?lser?,"Mr. Tally. Mr. Terry Miss
Cntchlngs, Mr. Thompklns, Mr. Cotclilngfl,
Miss Thompklns, Mr. Cabell, Mr. Watts,
Miss Davenport. Mr. Daniel, Mr. Mullen.
Miss Grant.' Mr. Clalborne, Mr. Ellett.
Miss Alice Fisher. Mr. Jordan, M^BR
ton, Miss Lynotte Fisher,.. Mr, -Watts.
Mr. Flsko, Miss King, Dr. Arnent, Mv.
Jordan, Miss Couch. Mr. H, C. Payne.
Mr. George Couch, Mis?, Lucy Couuli.
Mr. J. Pnyno. Mr. Stokes. Miss Arm?
strong, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Cabell. Miss
McGuIro, Mr. Daniel, Mr. Mill on, Mas
Campbell, Mr. Leigh Mr. O.impboll, Miss
Houston, Miss Boykln, Mr. Bnltlmore,
Miss Moffatt. Mr. H. C. Palne, Mr. Young.
Miss Couch. Mr. J. Paino. Mr. Cabell and
Considering our distance from stores?,
the young Indios wrought wonders In cos
Of Smlthfield, Va., one of the Most Popu?
lar Matrons at the Rockbrlde Alum
thia Season.
turning. Very noticeable were tho follow
''mIss Bessie Tompklns, "Night," all the
more radiant and regal, inasmuch as her
ftosh, young face, rising above her sable,
star-i pungimi garments; suggested a rosy
dawn; Miss Mamie, llolsen, who nlso went
as "Night," In a "very handsome und ef?
fective attire; Miss Laura Rutherford, ?
gnowllako so lloecy and white, thn some
one said she should have called bei self
the "Bilde of the Storm;" Miss Spllmnn,
a .'"Bo-Poop" io bewitching that her sheep
would have followed her too closely ever
to have bee, lost; Mrs. Morey was the
cutest and prettiest '"Little G ri with her
Doll" that ever wont to a ball; Miss ?Se?
llo l?avonport, as "O, Mimosa Pan. was
a dream o. old Japan; Miss Myrtlo Ilei
sci was a charming Kj*? ?????
Miss Couch, ?u Nasturtium; M ss Lula
Couch, I'.i) ; Miss McGuIre, Golden Ito.l,
Miss Converse, as "Cornflowo ; Miss
King, as "Black Tulip,'" did not put the
(lowers to shame; Miss Tucker, as Queen
dl? I loans, deserved hor name; Miss Mar o
H. Smith, ns "Gypsy," might have tod
moro foriim.s had her own not nl eudy
been told; Miss Houston wns a distingue
"Duchess of Devonshire;" Miss Catch
Inure, us "Colonial Dumo,' was one nl
the prettiest costumes In the room, Miss
Fisher was u "Grnok OptM.osas *?L*\a;
tor n "Peasant Maiden;" Miss Molt ti,
an "Spanish l.ndv," was very fascinating
|? ? mantilla of almost P^^ha?
an heirloom; Mis,. Armstrong "? luno
I won pralsn from Dickens as Do \???
I den." Ther,? were two Jan co Meredlllis
' Miss Doyle ?i.?l Miss Grant-end lie 'air
Janice would havo i?eon flattered nt thwe
replicas of herself- If ?he could?ve
known about iheln. ? certain pop? lar ac
tress ought ..? have ????^G8?|? 111 Ml?
McWIllla.ns, as "Maude Adams In Qual
"a?G??" ",,','..n went as "Gentlemen of iho
Twentieth Century/' and wore much ,.,?
m red In that costumo. _???,?
One of tho ,?,-olMlest ^Ijtei?.'? nn.onts
that have be, n given was Mi. Mont I.
Mursl..How Roust HH?**?. "e''lk '
Roxcrvolr Hill. A big bPnlUA was kin
dl-.l ?... that beautiful wooded 1*"" '? ?''?'
the young people Had the men lost th no
Imugliinl.lM roasting niaishninllows In It.
looked all the prettier i" ?1,? ""'- fcl?tt
"aIioU."'," esihot.o ^tortalnment was
Mr, Many Converse's W&MMfff?'?le
candles on the big cake nd in? htu{
all decornimi with pint? A"%0y wVned
?earing pink In token th?H <?' *. Wfta
hi... n rosy future. *?"__ fairly gar
crow..??,! with pink roses ana i? (? vvo,.0
landet with them. The etnei b _leaB1.s
Hisses McWllllums, Converse. ??????
Brown, McDonald and Friuli? Converse.
A. horseback picnic to Beaver Dam
'alls wns oho of (ho Jolllesl funotlons of
me sans?n. Twenty or moro riders,
notimeli ?? onperltig steeds, went merrily
.nit of tho gutes ut ? o'clock nini BillilB
buck after tinrk, tired but happy. In tho
suvnlendo were: Misses Pulite, King,
?jwonrliigoii, Moffnl, Brlttoti, Colin', Mes
?lames Pitt and Bice! Messrs. Pllt, Hint?,
Clariiott Jordan, Scllor.s. Mnrtnt and Terry.
Ihe dully nnd nightly card parties go
on as usual, playing "flinch," "bridge,"
and "seven-hund euchre,"
Thursday Mrs. Hlndmnn, of Nashville,
lonn,, entertained a largo number of
guests at a lawn parly. Cards wero
played and tho winners of the prises,
which warn a bronze hoad, a favorite Jug,
a cup and snudar und ? silver knife, wore!
Miss Rodman. Mrs. Frink Woodward,
Mrs, I, N. Jo"?*'. Mrs Krl-e-.rl Mary,
Frldey evening Mrs. Dr. Scott, of Lox
ttiKlon, ivy,, inn, l,or niuinor, Mm. i'liorn
ton, of Lexington, entertained a largo
number of friends nt a very delightful
card party.
?Mrs. Thomas Plncltney, of Charleston,
S, C, moda a new departure In having
her card party at night Instead of morn?
ing nnd In Including gentleman.' ' Dr.
MeCaw' has been Ihe guest of honor til
mmt of the card partios hlthorio, but
Ino distinction of' the Invitation to theso
functions has not heretofore boon gen?
erally extended to gentlemen. There was
a handsome prize for each table, and lho
winners were proud of thel:? trophies.
Among new arrivals are: N. B. Handy,
Mrs. Handy, Miss Percy Hrindv, Mtmler,
John B, Handy, and tntild, Lynchburg,
Vn.; Mrs. George P. Couch, Misses Mazeo
and Lucy Couch, George F. Couch, Jr..
Charleston, AV. Va.1; Prank B. Converso,
Jr., Cleveland, O.; W. H. P. Leigh, Rich?
mond, Vn.? Eleanor I. Swonringen, Char?
lottesvllle, Vn.; Miss Bess Mollnhun, Miss
Wesley Mollatimi, Charleston, W. Va.;
Dr. V. L. Wollford Rloh-nord. Vn.; .1.
A. Moffctt, New York; C. L. Ament,
Cincinnati; P. 11. Powers, Richmond, Vu.;
C. 11. Thompson. Ronce verte, W. Va.; J.
D. Logon, John LeO'/Lognn, Union, AV.
Vn.: W. M. Pitts, Ronceverte, W, Va.:
W. G.| Minor, Richmond. Vn.; J,, A. An?
derson, Duplique, la.; H. L. Rice, Norfolk.
Va.; Thomas J. Hughes, Rcnceverte. AV.
Va.! Mr. and Mrs. David C.xHuletod. Now
York; Mrs. M. C. D'ovenport, Chnrlestown,
W. Va.; Mr. and Mrs, C. Woodford, Paris,
Ky.; Miss Mera Tonsor, Mr. nnd ???.
Clarence Stanley, Indianapolis. Ind.; Mrs.
P. B. c-im'1'ion Miss ???'-???? Gnmrb?ll.
E. P. Campbell, Greenville. Miss.; Mrs.
John Hi Winder. Master John C. Winder,
William Tucker Winder and nurse, Colunu
-busi >0.i.(formerly from Raleigh, N.-C);
llorirv Payne, J. M. Payne. Charleston,
Vf. Vn.; J. J". Crawford. J. Wade Bell, St.
Louis Mo.; AV, Ap C. Jones, Ironton. O.:
T. B.' AA'^llfii-d. Richmond. A'a.; Howe
Totten, Pittsburg, P.a.; A. C. Moore,
\V.vtho?'lll0, Ve ? A I. Huniph-?"??? -?nil
wlfo. George W. Fulmer, A. Boraskoy,
Charleston, AV. A'a.; \V. N. Manklln, Mon?
roe, AV. ?G?.; AA*. S. Hopkins, Lexington.
Vn. ,
Governor and Mrs. Montague and Fam?
ily A re Part of a Choice Company.
(Special to Tlio Tltnee-Wiiiiotch.)
A'j\., Aug. 2ft.?Early In tho summer a
Rinall, but congenial company, recalling
the varied charms of Jordan AVblto Sul?
phur, sought here a much needed rest
from the Intolerable routine of city life.
The curative properties of tho water and
tho excellence of the cuisine had been
noised abroad, nnd the crowd was rapidly
augmented. Not onlv have camping and
coaching parties beon beguldod Into stay?
ing far beyond the allotted time, but every
train has brought It? quota of pleiisuie
seekers, until the beautiful little hotel Is
gay with rainbow-tinted parasols, and the
soft draperies of the elusive, but wholly
tutic.lna.tlng summer girl.
In-sharp scontrasi to this delicate femi?
nine flower that blooms along life's dusty
highway Is tuo scrlnus-imiiOHd. contem?
plative fisherman, who returns year after
year to the streams that afford him poron
nial sport.
The young athlete, Gibsonesque In type
and ueuring hlmsell w.tn an uiicomiueieu
air. Is also In evidence, with bis horses
and oilier acessorles of a sporting lift. His
up-to-date riding outfit tnkes th? nrevall
Ing tint of the khaki which the Boer AA'nr
mude a sine qua non of modern manhood.
The color safeguards tho wearer from the
nscagai, but there are other darts to
which ho Is not Immune, oven In t.hls de?
fensive armor.
? The pluee offers many and varied nmu?e
mtnts.t.but however diverse the employ?
ments of 'he morning hours, however fai?
utleld some may wander with rod ur gun.
the evening finds them all?the sportsman,
Ihe ll'ihermnti. H;n polfer and ?1m ila'n'??
maiden?assembled ln the beatulful ball
room, with Us ?-"ft lights reflecten m trie
polished floor, ? I king a part of Ihe over
moving kal?ldosco'plc picture of dancing
elevated to a fine art. The'weekly hops
aro a source of pleasure to young and
old, the one of last Friday evening being
?iartlciilar ? ?^tijnynme.
The? br?i ???? ball given in honor of
Governor and Mrs Mon^WI?^"^'*?
gay season, nnd since that timo VI ogres
slve euchre hearts nml whist partbis have
fo'lowod in bewildering succession
Notable among the m*nv 'nl.*r nlnrnr.nls
wn? ? luvenl e cake-walk. Children t,o
throurti with this unirme dauco- wl th a
mn?v.?louR grace and abandon, perhaps
?tecaiiVe llicv .''lone possess that absoluto
n-Vitpn-., of heart which ha? .?*?? r>?"
nounced a prerequisite of a successful
iir.i'tnrmnnce. The pr ?ses were nwainea in
Miss Gav Montague, of Richmond, and
\I ss Adelaide Heath, of Washington. Miss
\i ? Northern, of Norfolk, nnd Masters
M'i?colm and Glllott Duvall of Washlng
ton received honorable mont Inn.
Among the guests nt the Springs are
Gen ?rn,l T.. P? Graham, MnJ. and Mrs. J.
F Me nel Miss Stockett Meline Mr. and
Mrs Clnrence Duvall. Miss and Messrs,
1 levali. Mrs. .1. K. Barnes. Miss Lee Mis,
and Miss Briggs, Mr. Bergor, Mrs. A?. P.
Livingston, Mr, Guy Livingston. Mis? L.y
nasloi? Mr. and Mrs. Henry Casey Mrs.
MC Cobi. Miss Cobb. Mrs. W 'lougliby
Anderson Mrs. XV. Alexander, Miss A ex-,
.Vider Mrs Newc?mh, all of Washington,
DC? O W. Gott. Dr. ?. M. Wllkorsor*
Mr E V. Weems. Dr. and Mrs Robert
Atkinson Mrs. Rnl Parr, all of Baltimore,
"M ? Guveriior and Mrs. A. .1. Montague,
mi.sob Gny.nnd Janet Montague. Mns'er
IaX Montagne, ?n^^e^Montngue,
folk'?' Colonel S. V. Flukorson, of Bristol
? ?' \?r "nl Mrs. Arthur ?. l,?wls nnd
?mil?.? Mrs and Miss F cheti, Mrs.
Thomas and Miss ^^Nnrtlwpni o Nor
folk Vn ? Mr. nnd Mrs. .Tonn u. uoirei,
?es iletVel. of MnrHnsburg. W Va.
Ani li. V. ????| ?owheWf
r"";"7eu" M?s ? W. Vlckers" Miss
'G?'??,????,1 Mrs i.'-'d Miss Wlcl??,? of
f;?v eoMiitv. vs.. "?ir ?.', McnandlMi,
ehe'ter.ynt,, toione h nnMar.
At?-Tl-?-?!'S??^Gertrude Barton.
Master Barton? f_
Qo?-s t- ?Swd-n,
, .. ? AfnC<"-ihv. brother o' City
Mr. Julian M,?*[_ . '."-,? gone ,n fltock
Aecountnnt McCarthy ims ? ? ,
holm, Sweden, to accoma ? tobacco
corporation wh f W?fW onnnected with
factories. He W.IBil nof,h?,.,
thn llrm nt WW ?v _
= TAK?^??rv?i^POcAHONTAS,
Saturday, Night. September 6. 1803, a
IO o'Clock, *
Round trip tfl*?a?_;-_?_?_.??n
Round trip to ???.?_???__G?? . 6oS'
following Tuesday, _
?r_ -?. ? "J* ?O Sri? ? A. ?
Bfttra t?? A The Kind Vou Have Always Bought
?Signature /_?
of vA*
The Idle Reporter Putting on
Airs Away from Home.
They Plan and Carry Out a Morning
German?Carde Still Hold the
Boards and Afford Much
(Special to l'ho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
?0.?The Blue Rldgo bellen aro .lust now
wearing their sweetest srnllos und pret?
tiest gowns, for they know they must
"mako hay while the sun shines." They
nre also Inspired by the presence of ills
Majesty, "The Idle Reporter," who hns
nlreudy been lolling tales out of school
ancl doliig a little iikylorklng on tho sly.,
But tho poor fellow landed hero handi?
capped,' for' the "Commander-ln-Chlef"
wouldn't ho loft at home, and having an
"eagle eye" she easily keeps him In tow.
Monday morning "eight lovoly littlo
Imps" put their heads together, and the
result was a morning gorman.
The "Idlo Reporter" was pressed Into
service, and nui. of his fertllo bruin Issued
the most novel Invltntlons ever posted In
the oillco of Blue Rldge Sprlngu
Tho Illustrations alone were works of
art and worthy of reproduction. Every
?irl (unmortgaged) was Invited to como
und bring her "steady," and If she didn't
bave ono, to get one. AVednesduy morn?
ing, arrayed like Solomon In nil his glory,
the belles of Blue Rldge sought the ball?
room, "steadys" carried along -willy-nilly,
and tho dance began.
From 11:30 until 2. with only an Inter?
mission for refreshments, the maids kopt
things humming. Everybody said, thoy
had a "delightful time"?even the "Idle
Reporter," who looked bored to tears.
The "lovely Imps" who planned and car?
ried out this pretty affair wero Misses
Lila lves, Kate Protlow, Minnie Dnrden,
Gurrte Dnrden, Rosa Moss, Mary Ran?
dolph. Elizabeth Carney and Mrs. J. T.
The couples who danced and lived to
tell the story were: Dr. Moomaw and
Miss lves, Mr.vDii-vant nnd Miss Darden,
Mr. Humprles ancl Miss RTin'do'iph, Mr.
Bailey and Miss Moss", Mr. Trotmun and
Miss Carrie Dnrden, Mr. Schoolfleld ancl
Miss Carney, Mr. AV. Davant and Miss
McAllister, Dr. Bodow anil Mrs. Bldgood,
Mr. Hi Trotman nnd Miss Elliott. Mr.
Johnson and Miss AA'lnthrop, Dr. Wood and
Miss Pholan, Mr. Guy AA'lnthrop and Miss
Ann Putorson, Mr. G. Johnston ancl Miss
Boiling, Mr. Patton and Miss Temple,
Mr. Patton, Jr., and Miss Johnston, Mr.
Hopkins and Miss Todd, Mr. Randolph,
and Miss Pretlow, Mr. Kim and Miss
Mousing, Mr. lves and Miss Breath, Mr.
Pender and Miss Brown, Mr. Wlnthrop
and Miss Florence McAllister, Mr. Bealo
and Miss Lolnsheimcr.
The leader's laurels fell to Dr. Moomaw
and Mr. Guy AVInthrop. The chaperoncs,
who lent their presence were:'Mrs. Stone,
.Mrs. Randolph, Mrs. lves nnd Mrs. Car
The Friday evening german was a grand
affair, and marked the height of the.
Cards still hold the hoards, and are
enjoying a popular run. A dignified, ele?
gant /-young M. D.. from Petersburg,
was "host nt a most select ? card party
AA'eclnesday eve'trfcig, which was given In
honor of his many lady friends, with,
whom he Is extremely popular. Franklin
AAr. Haines Is the gentleman who did the
honors In such royal style and without
whom no gathering Is complete.
Arrivals are the keynote of summer
life, nnd thoy keep up the excitement.
Among the recent are Mr. and Mrs.
En/? ? R. Chcrterman, of Richmond, who
It rides like a Pullman. tC/inn
This 4050 Runabout. *"""
for Business and PlonHiire.
Dealer In Bicycles, Automobiles and
Machinery, No. 310 North Fifth
Street, 'Phone 8S8,
are delightful additions to tho colony,
Mrs. Chestermun has a beautiful voice,
which she has used' on-sevnm?. occasion?
fol oui pleasure.
Mr. Chosterman Is a royal good fellow,
and needs no bouquets.
Thoso are new nrrlvals: Mr. J. Ij. Camp?
bell, Bedford City, Vn.; Mr. Rutus Kirn,
Churohland, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. R, L.
Campbell, Richmond, Va,;
Trotmnn, Richmond. Va.;
Schoolflcld. Dun'/llle. A'a.;
Holland Suffolk, Va.i Mr.
Charles Prcssby, Augusta, Oa.
Mrs. T. ?.
Mr. J. IS,
Mr. H. H.
and Mrs.
Miss Mar?
guerite, Prcssby, Augusta, Go.; Mr. W. A.
?Harris, AViikefleld, A'a.j Mrs. O. '???rrya,
'Augusta, Ga.; Miss Maggie' Hlgglns" Nor?
folk..Va.: Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Ciar??,
Bedford A'a.; Miss ph'olan Atlanta On.;
Mr.'S' Helh Roanoke A'a.; Miss Plckctt
Heth, Roanoke. A'a.; Mr. George F. Arks,
Norfolk, A'a.; Mr. A. C. Duncan, Norfolk,
Va.; Mr. E. E. Holland, Suffolk, A'a.?
Miss r'rmld??? Holland, Suffolk, Va.; Mis?
Eva Holland Suffolk, A'n.; Miss Bossi?
Holland, Suffolk, A*a.; Mr. T. D. Sempl?,
New Tork.
Edge Hill Summer Resort Sti I Has a
Full House.
(Special lo The Tlmes-Dtspotch.)
MONTA'ALE, VA., Aug. . 29 ?Although
autumn has set In. the guest? at Edgo
Hill cannot say tho "melancholy days
have come, the saddest of tho year" for
although some of tho guests have left,
others have corne Jn to take their places,
every room Is occupied and thero Is no
diminution In the gayetlcs. Coaching par?
ties, euchre, croquet, tennis help to speed
the hours away.
On Thursday Dr. and Mrs. Bowles, of
Richmond, chaperoned a coaching parti?
to the top of Porter's mountain, to view
tho surrounding country. Tho view wns
grand and overlooking many coun?
ties .down Into Carolina. At l^M.^thcy
stopped ut a genial old farmer's house on
the summit, where they, rested- mid par?
took of their lunclv
Dr. Bowles was a host within himself
and assisted by his accompllslied wife.
You bet tho "lnnor man" waa greatly re?
freshed. . .
Mrs. Polk Miller left for her home at
Pun Air Thursday.
Mrs. and Miss Frances Withers left
for a two-weeks' stay In Bedford.
M re. and Miss Holllday, of Portsmouth,
ermo la Friday, for a month.
Mrs. J. Slngloton Dlgg? and her'attrac?
tive daughter. Kathrlno. also came Friday
from Pula'kl Alum Springs.
.Mrs. Tlmberlake, . one ot Norfolk's
wealthiest and oldest citisene, Is spending
me season here. She Is a fluent and
Intelligent conversationalist and has tho
?artrn ?Ion of holding ??her llstfnor.
Croo'nellng. knitting und making silk
bugs, the latter of which accomplishments
Is accredited to Mrs. Sarah F. Smith, of
Portsmouth, Is the fad, nmong tho porch
contingent, while the young folks take to
euchre and flinch in the parlors.
While the gayetles nre going on here
tho Presbyterians and Methodists are con?
ducting revival at near-by churches, Revs.
Sha'cktord, Scott and Bradley are preach?
ing at Walnut Grove Church. Rov. Ras
chai at the Presbyterian.
Summer seekers after rest
and pleasure, who are
bringing company back
home with you, can do no
better" than to sc,e our now
U.ne. of
? in iron
and wood.
They are beauties and the
prices run from $8.00 up
' Tho cuts show a new
style, we've just put in.
Large shipments of all kinds of New Fall Furniture, Car?
pets and Druggets aye now daily coming in. Our buyers have
made larger ancl better selections than over before, and a?? can
please the most fastidious customers with perfect ease and
entire satisfaction,
Ours is the largest; stock and ours are the loAvest prices.
419-21 East Broad Street.
25 per cent. Off on ALASKA REFRIGERATORS
and all Other Summer Furnishings.
Remember, your credit Is good at J?rgens',

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