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What is the Pianola?
?aaHHMHMKSHaaSHHIHHIHHBHal^HHBaaaaVBflHHBl What is the Pianola-Piano? Thc Pianola is thc recog? nized best Piano-Playcr in cxistencc. It can bc attached to any make of Piano, any where, without .trouble, and enables any one to immedi ately become a musician. It has thc exclusive fcaturcs likc the Themodist, Metro style, thc new pcdal device, thc graduated - accorripani ment, etc. Thc word "Pi? anola" ia, therefore, thc name of thc standard Piano Player. Price, $250 Up The Pianola Piano is sim ply a Pianola built insidc a high-grade upright or grand piano, thus making thc best Player-Piano in cxistencc The Pianola is not visiblc, and thc Pianola Piano looks like a piano carrying no Pi? anola, so far as appearance is concerned. It is the only instrument of its kind having the hcarty support of the musical world. Pianola-Pianos, $550 Up Aeriola-Pianos, $475 Up Both thc Pianola and the Pianola Piano make a musician of every owner. And bear in mind that the Pianola and the Pianola-Piano can bc bought in Riehmond only at our store. Writc us for catalogue, free. OC OO Walter D. Moses & Co. 103 East Broad Street, Riehmond, Va. Oldest Music House in Virginia. The Social Side of Washington [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Washlngton, D. C. January 22.? Capital society honored itself by hon oring thc notable company of men and women aBsembled within the week by the Govcrnors* Conference, thc Clvlc Federatlon and the American Forestry Association. Weldea togeth? er by the common purpose of ut>llft. the vlsltors carcd not that dlfterent polnts of vlew urc leadlng them to the goal. nor ihat geojjraplncally they arrlved ln Washlngton from the four corners of the Union. The result was llttle groups of Uxecutlves from the North and Kast dlscussed .-Hatcs" rights and thc need of uniform laws wlth blrnllar representatlves of the South und West witli aa much mutual satls factlon as lf thcrc had been no Clvll War ln the. sixtlf*. and no Robert E. I>.e statue to threaten the peace of the Unlted States Senate in 1010; thoso interested in Clvlc Federatlon prob? lems carcd not a whlt whether thc person best equlpped to lllumlnalc cer? taln phases of the work ln hand waa a bona-Iide votcr. a suffraglst or a s-ut fragctte, and the Forestry A5.s0cla.tl0n deciared ite auperlorlty by entlrely 1? noring tho erstwhile. all-absprbing Balllnger-Flnchot controvcrsy. With il3 present and future results. Society whlch spells Itself with a capital leLler, is not so well poised. Indeed, whe-ther making: Supreme Court calls on Monday, congresslonal calis on Tuesday, golng to see the wift of tha Vice-Presldent. the daughter of Speaker Cannon of the House of itepresentatives and Cablnet ladies on Wednesday, senatorial hostesses on Thursday, or chatclalnes of forelf-rn ?mbassles and natfvc Washlngtonlans on tho remalnlng days of tho week. one is suro to hear er.-hoes of the lat est phage of the questions of the congrresslonai day. Wives of *'regulars" ?will be seen paaslng "cold shoulder" to the helpmcets of insurgent leaders. whllo tho latter return the compliment at an early date by staylng at home wlth a corvvenlont cold, when the. Speaker and Mlss Cannon are to be Kuo.itE of honor, and are reprlmanded thcrcfor as occasion offers at congrea sional club mecttngs and parlor gath crlngs. Even the womcn of tho Cabi net, by endeavo.ring to llve-up to Mrs. Taft's ambltlon for thcm to return in person their evory offlclal call, are not exenipt from t'eeling many turns of the polltlcal whcel. and chatelaines of the dlplomatlc dorps havo troubles of their own, whlch range all tho way from lnternational to kltchen dlplo macy. Apropos to this, thc Italian ambassa dress. Baronesa Mayor des Planches. could a tale unfold on the subject of belng transferred ln mld-season from a, capital she had learned to love to one where life would bc scarcely en durablo. Her confreres from the North of Europe. on tho other hand, are cap ablo of becorning quite as eloquent over the solutlon of domestk*. nroblems In a foreig-n cllme. Madame Gudc, wifo of the Norweglan minister. the latest recrult under thc latter captlon. brought two malds and a footman all the way from the Land of tho Mid nlght Sun to Washlngton. only to have them desert her hom'o of modern con venionces the second day after their M A H7QTir DEMONSTRATION AND COOKING EXHIBIT BEGINS lVli-JEiiJ IIV MONDAY TTO-MORRflW. ANI. AI.I. WF.F.JC Tho Great and Grand MA jfiSTIC RANGE, the Range wlth ? a rfcputatlon. Made ln all sizes and styles. Prof. Joseph Becker Will Give Lecture and Demonsiration at our Store Every Day this Week Professor Becker gives more information on good, common sense ancl cconomic.il cooking than all the cook books that are printed. Ile balces all kinds of dainty pastries, tnixing every? thing before your eyes, and explaining each iiigredient as he goes along. Professor Becker answers any questtons, will cook anything the ladies'desire, show lliem how to do it, furnish his rccipes when requested, and scrves it to them when cooked. Demonstrations Made on a Majestic Range Every lady iii Richmond should call and see tt. Come and see with your own eyes the perfect, even cooking, uniform heating, cconomy of ftiel produced hy ihc rnatchless MAJESTIC RANGE. WITH US 602 E. BROAD STREET. arrlvai In the States. Thc German ambassadrcss, Countess von Bernstorff. true to the natlonal characterlsiics of her countrymen, is pas3ionately fond of music. and, though she is qulte content and happv In her life ln Washlngton. feels the laek of more frequent opportunlty to hear grand opc-ra. Llko Mrs. Taft she ls a trained musician and a good crittc of music. Sitting near them at the Phila? delphla Orchestra Concert on Tuesday. one could not fall to noto thelr keen dellght In thc whole pcrformance of the unlformly cood program, and cs? peclally durlng the renderlng of the Techaikowskl Symphony 'Tathetlque." whlch was (ull of shading and color, under the dlrcction of Carl Pohllg. -.From thc concert. society went to varlous dinner parties. and a small section of It went later to the second evening reception of the season given by President and Mrs. Taft. The guejts of honor, members of the ju? dlclary of tho Unlted Statea, shared attention with the vlsltlng Governors and thelr respectlve wives, who came ensemble from the John Hays Ham IJolih.v Iiiih liail an nceldcnt to IiIm nanon, a vory qnccr imc you must mlmii. for nll of tlie niiokcs hnve (innbled out of each -.vbeel. However, if ymi cut out the pieces iu the elrele tvheel, spokes nnd oll. the proper mnniier. you wlll bc nhlc t?? offer Ilohby nt lenst one wound nud eiirefully put them tORcther ln POPULAR CHARLOTTE GIRL MISS MAIlIf: McKIXLBY. A belle of the North Cnrollnn ?Hfy. mond dinner. Thls recoption ls al? ways tho most Htald and dlgnificd of thc serles of atate functions. lacking tho brllllancy of the dlplomatlc and army and navy coterie and the cosmo polltan air of the congresslonal set. Mrs; Taft. however, saved lt from be comlng oppresslvely dlgnifled by en couraglng the younger set to dance in the East Room after the recoption. Not for a long tlme has the recc-Ivlng line at a White House receptlon heen so short as on thls occasion, a fact much regrcttod by tho large contlngcnt of out-of-town Buests to whom It was an only opportunlty to meet the wives of Cablnet officers. Thelr dlsappolnt ment was mitlgar*>d, however, by the un^xpccted plcasure of havlng Mrs. Taft remaln downstalrs through the entlre evening-. and shako hands wlth every guest. She wore a beautiful gown of cmeraid green velvet. made princess style. trimmed wlth emerald embroidery and white tullc folds. Ilcr bouquet was of white gardenias. Next to her was Mrs. Sherman. the Vlce Presldent's wife. in black tulle, cm broidered in silver and cold in tunlc effect over whlto satin. Mrs. MeVeagh. wife of the Secretary of the Treasury. who was thlrd in line, owing to ahsenco of Mrs. Knox. wife of the Secretary of State. wore a gov.-n of charmouse satin, embroldered in silver. with the strlngs of dlamonds for whlch she ls notcd as the possessor. The rhlnestone embroidery on tho black velvet worn by Mrs." Wlcker sham. wife of the Attorney-General. made her gown dlBtlnctive, and one that wlll not be llkely to be often duplicated. Next to. and enhanclng the quict elegance of Mrs. LMckinson's gown of gray molre trimmed with silver embroidery and ermine. was the pale blue brocaded satin whlch em phasized the yotuh and attractlvcness of Mrs. P.Ichard Achllles Balllnger, wife of the Secretary of the Interior, than whom no one Is more In the public eye of the moment. The other Cablnet larlies?Mr* TCnni wlfo of the Secretary of Stato, and Mrs. Nagol, wife of tho Secretary of Commerce and Labor?aro takinR no part In social life on account of mourn ing; Mrs. Meyer, wife of the Secretary of the Navy, Is in Boston for the marrlaere of a young kin.-n.an. and Mlss Flora Wllson. daughter of the Secretary of Afrrlculture. Ih entprtain ingr wlth her volce u broader circlo than she could find In WashlnRton. AmonR tho promlnent out-of-town R-uests were Governor Muphes, of New Vork; Governor and Mrs. Brown, of Georpla; Governor and Mrs. A. O. Ebcr hardt, of Minnesota. and Governors Shafroth, of Colorado, and GUlette. of California. who wlth thelr respectlve wlves are remembered as members of the congTCssional continpent a few years aj?o. Mlsslrig- from thls latter group were the Clovernor of Vlrg-Inla and Mrs. Claude Swanson. than whom nono wero more popular durlnp tholr oJlicial stay ln Washlnjrton. The reoently appolnted American Mlnlster to Chlna and Mrs. W. J. Col iioun were also present as the house (ruestK of the Secretary of War aml Mrs. Dlcklnson. The same afternoon they wero ontertained by former Sec? retary of State and Mrs. John XV. Foster. who invlted especlally to meet them the new Mlnist .r from Chlna and Madanie Chanp Yl Tanp. Mr. Colhotm Is hero receivinp instructions as to his oflicial behavior at Pekin. and thouph his stay is belnp mado soclally delightful, those friends who cannot forpet the summary and yet-to-be explalned recali of hls predeeessor on the ovp of sallintr throuph the Golden Gate reallze that hls own departure from the Paciflc coast ls "a consumma tlon devoutly to be hoped." Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. "Wellcomo, I.nplish ro?idents of London. and Cap? tain Sydney A. Cloman. milltary at taehe of tho American embassy there, are other vlsitors of the week- bolnp handsomely ontertained. Ono of Ihe larpest affalrs of the week in which "THE STORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY" anuary Clearance Sale 25^ OFF The bargains in this sale are so genuine and so unusual that it will pay you to anticipate your wants for months ahead. lf you are contemplating furnishing in the spring pick out the goods now, and upon payment of a small de posit we will hold them until you are ready for them. Of course, you can buy on credit at the bargain prices, paying as best suits your convenience. ?tp M ?Ud 4 Buys This Solid Oak Chiffonier, Worth $7.00 About Bedroom Suits The plain truth is that we have a great many more patterns than we ought to be carrying, and we have resolved to cut down our 6tock. So for the next week we shall offer you the choice of every pattern here at a reduced price. We venture to say we have by far the biggest stock of Bedroom Suits in the city, and not only the biggest, but the finest and best assortcd. There is every style here, from the small oak ones, suitable for a hall bedroom, to magnificent solid mahogany or elaborately carved oak ones, fit for a palace. New Method Gas Ranges Will save you 25 per cent. in gas bills, and they pos .scss improvements not found on any other gas rangc. Buys this cle ganl Extcnsion Tablc, solid oak and nicely fin? ished; worth $20.00. ousheeo^BroadSts Mrs. Clonian was the central flgure, was a luncheon of forty covers glven in her honor by Mrs. John Ilays Ham? mond. the morning after Mr. Hammond had wlned and dined the Governorn of forty-one sovcreign States of the L'nlon. Both were notablo sratherings, and might have been classed as house warmtngs. so recent ly have tlie Ham monds set up their household g-ods in the manslon from time to time kn?wn as the Vlee-Presidenl's home, the Rus sian embassy and the homo of the Sec? retary of State. From it two daugh ters of former Vlce-President Morton went forth as brides, and there the llttle Countess Cassinl preslded over the Czar's embassy wlth an aplomb that irrltated her elders and excltcd the envy of her juniors ln the forelgn corps. Kspecially was thls true on the occasion of the marriage of her frlend. Madcmotselle Pavlow. which brought together a brilllant company. equalpd only under the same roof by that aasembled for the wedding recep? tion of Mlss Root. now Mrs. U. S. Grant, :id, whlch assembled durlng her father's regime as premier in the Roosevelt Cablnet. GRACE PORTER HOPKINS. ?? ?? -? ??-_ . Bowling Green Social News. [Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Bowllng Green, Va., January 22.? Mrs. Woodriio Wright, of New York, spent a portlon of this wcek with Mrs. W'illiam XV. Wrlght. Mlss Annlo M. Whlte left this week for Bloomfieid, N. J., where she goes to attend .% reception given to Mr. nnd Mrs. David Oakes. who were recontly marrled at Doswell. Mlss Bcsslo Jones has returned from a vlslt to friends in Richmond. Miss Laura Phelps has returned to hot home in Bedford City, after a visit to friends here. . Miss Sartlo r.lythe. of Norfolk, js spcnding some tline with her parents hero. Mrs. Clara I.akc loft thls week for a visit of several weeks to relatives in New York. Mrs. A. B. Chandler, of Richinond, is vislling Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Chandler. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Green, of Chatham, are at tlie Lawn Hotel, whero they will renialn some time. Montvale Social News. ISpoelnl to The Time?-Di-patch.] Morttvale, Vu.. junuury 22.?Mrs. Robert MoGhee, of Roanoke, spent Saturday and Sunday wltli. hor aunt, Mrs. Bottlo Rice. Mrs. Welburn aiul daughter, Miss Helen. of Princeton, W. Vu., woro tlie guests of Captain and Mrs. N. C. Luek on Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. S. tl. Price left on Monday for Glen Wlllon. to visit her mother, Mrs. Davls Woods. Mrs. Walter Sllcer. of Roanoke, is spend thls week wlth her father, Dr. S. 11. Prlco. Williamsburg Social News. [Special to The Timo.-PI-patch.J Williamsburg. Vn., January 22.?Mrs, Charlotte llubbard ontort.iincd tha Bridgo Club vcry dcllglitfully on Fri? day afternoon. Those playing were Me'sdumes George Wilson, of Norfolk; Spencer Liuie. Lyon G. Tyler, John Mercer. Vlolu Ward, XV, A. Mont gomeryi Blancho Moneure and n. u Henley; M|sh__ Condit, ,Iean Mercor, hla L_ullcner. Whitlug, of Hampton; Eriiily Chrlstian and Julia Tyler. Mrs. llugli S. Binl gave a heautlful tea Wednesday from I to t> at her homo on Francl. Streot, Mrs. BIrd waa asslsted in recelving by Mrs. R. M. Smith and Mlss [_U_uboth Moro oock Thoso serving ln tho dlnlng rooui wero Mrs. \V. A, Montgomory, Mrs. Ilorbert Llght foot und MissuH Pattie Ai;ni's aiul Kuthryn Morecock, Robee.u uiul .Margaret Ulril aud Cara tlarrel. ' Mrs., Lyon 0. Tyler .was hostoss at a eh.-ii'inmg bridgo party Tuesday uf leruoun, Those, playing were Mesclunies U. M. Smllli. Mul'tcr uud Uulibwa aud Mlsses Edith Smlth and Annie Con dit. Mrs. h'ugene Irving. who has been vlsltlng her brother. Norvelle L. Hen ley, wlll spend several days in Nor? folk and Hampton before golng to Reidsville, N. C, where Mr. Irving has accepted a position. Mlss .Tulla Gardiner Tyler has been the guest In Riehmond thls week of Miss Kathleen' Bruce. Miss Virginia Peachy has returned from a vlslt to Mr. and Mrs. Tucker, In South Boston. Miss Virginia TVise was the guest of .relativcs In Riehmond this week. Misses Fannic and lSHzabeth Marston, of Toano, are guests of Mra. Eunice Taylor, ln Newport News. Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Iaeger. of Glou? cester, were guests cf Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Armistead the flrst of the week. Pocahontas Social News. [Speclal to Tho TImcs-Dispatch.] Pocahontas, Va., January 22.?A large bridge party was given on Tues? day evening by Mrs. M. Bloch. at her home on Church Street. The house was decorated wlth potted plants and Iho evening was one of much pleasure. Mrs. Southgate Taylor, of Norfolk, re? ceived the first prize, and Mrs. J. Acton Landon. the consolation. The reoltal of the initlal entertain ment of tho Pocahontas Symphtmy Club, whlch was given at thc Poca? hontas Opera Houso on Thursday oven ing, was perhaps the .best entertaln niont of this class ever given in thls city. Tho club has been under the leadershlp of ,Rev. Father Maurlce for the pnst three months, and this per formanoc was certalnly a great credit PRnnKFII nr Pl IIR FFFT of any vsrlety, and at any reasonable age, can be mnde UmJUTtCU Of Ui.UO rtCI ttraight< natural aiid useful, Tbe methods osed are mjld; co plaster paris. no severe or painful treatment of any klnd. and tbe result 1* guarantied. PflTTC flKFfi'JF when treated In time at thla instttutlon, will result In nodeformtty; rui ia uiJi-MOL. paralysis win tt|waya be prevented; the health and strensth ot the patient is at once improved; the (rrowth not interfered with. Plaster paris is never used. SPtHALCURVATURE !^l\Ta&o?^i by the new aud improved methods In use here; plaster paris, felt or leather jackets are never etnployed. Names ot patients recently cured, after all ordinory methods have faile*d to afford relief, will be furnished ou application. HIP ni^FA^F can be cured without surgical nir moiKcii- op(:rationilorconan!nif the patient to bed. Abscesses. shortenlnc deformity aud loss ot motlon should always be prevented, and, if already present, can usually be cured. The methods used here in the cure of Hip Diseases ia all its staees are radically dlfferent and more succeasful than those tjenerally etnployed. Write for iuformation. PARALYSIS and RESULTING DEFORMITIES For no class of afflictious has ffreater preparations for successful treatment been made. Deformities of llmbs, joints or feet, refulting- from paraiysls, and always becorrected.without surtrical operations or severe treatment. Paralysis should never be nc electcd,childrcn neveroutcrowit. CROOKED and DISEASED KNEES *i*A\: Utnbs aud deformaties cenerally are succesatully treated without pain. Send For TKis Book'? It's Free For The Asking lt tells of an experience of over 30 years ln tha treatment o( Deformities and Paralysis and how these couditions can be correcU-d without surgical operations, plaster paris applieations or painful treatment of any klnd. Ask tor IU Thla U tha oaly thoruutlbly aqvilppad tnstltwiloa d? votea) to tha cara aud corraciioa ol ctciurmllla*. Ki.au> taattoa and conaultaiinn by mall or la ptttra. tr.m ol al] cfaord*. Hcfarancea taruUhed oa appllcatlca. Paiapbtaaa acai aa racjuest. LG. McLain Sanftarium BIS AUBE8T AVENUE. ST. tOUIS. MO. j to tho leadcr, as well as all the mem? bers. Willlam Wllson left Tuesday for winter. While away Mr. Wilson con templates the purchasing of an orango grove. and expects to move to Florida this fall. A delightful gcrman was given at the Pocahontas Masonlc Hall on Wednesday night by the Metropolltan Social Club ln honor of Mr. and Mrs. A. Sehwablngcr, of New York Clty. Airs. Schwablnger ls the slster of Harry Cross, of this clty. J. F. Ward left Monday evening for an extenslve trip West. Whilo away Alr. Ward wlil spend some time In West Baden, Hot Springs. and will go to Seattle and San Francisco. Ha will return about April 1. Louisa Social News. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Louisa, Va., January 22.?W. H. Eggborn, of Culpcper, vlsited hia daughter. Mrs. T. Q. Thompson, this week. Robert Flanagan Is spendlng soma time with hisj uucle. C. D. Flanagan, here. C. XV. Spoiek and famlly, of Penn? sylvania, have. bought ancl moved lo tho Gatos farm, near hero. ll. ll. Bonnett, of the United State? survey, was the guest of Mlss Edna Keeno recently. Mrs. Suo Beale. of Fatiquler, is vlslt? ing her sistcrs, the Misses Gordon, at "Hlghovcr." Rev. M. S. Eagle, pastor of tho Eplscopal Chureh here. lias decidod to aceept a call to Christ Chureh, Rich? mond.