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Current Events Fashions... ...Literature the TfMES i'oijndkd mn. TIIB DlHPATOIt rOUNDBB 1SM. RIOHMOND, VA., SUKDAY, JANTJAKY 30, 1910. IMU.OE F1VE 0ENT3. ^=3 YOUR SOLkAR WILL rtOV &UY AUCH AlORE TbMM DOLL/IR& VORTH. AT AO TIttE Or THC YC^R DO WC CVCR ; PUT Hl&H PRICC& Oti OUR MERCMrtBISE: ?0 WHErt THCY ">1RE AtfRKED MCH LOWCR TH4rt THC FIR&T A^RKEB PRICE YOU <MVE Irt RE4L AOrtCY THC BUTEREKCE BE tvffn THF M/1RKFD PRICC AKb THC RCBUCC& PR1CC. "/ WC DO rtOT ?HIP M illODBY GOOBS JUJ>T TO MjIKC *$$&. A^LEi. BUT Ort OUR RKULdR QU^LITY 0 GOODI. VC KANZ PUT "PRieCS DOVrt TO MOVC GOOBS OUT." -\. To-Morrow we offer economical buyers the opportunity to select elegant W ool Dress Patterns from thousands of yards of suitings at just about Half-Price. These worthy suttings are the very best weaves, colortngs and styles that your good money can buy.?Dress Goods Section, First Floor. ILKS! SILKS! SILKS! <OC DO At Great Reductions 58c 75c $1.00 Xovelty Dress Goods, 44 inches wide. in good styles and r.oiors for suits and skirts; reduced to, yard. $1.25 Novelty Suitings, 46 inches wide, in brown, navy; garnet and raisin; reduced to. Foulard Silks. 24 inches wide, our usual 75c quality; our special pricc, yard.. '..:. Moire, 18 inches wide, in.a very choice selection of colors; 50c value; our special price, a yard. Rough Satin Pongee. 24 inches wide: the price. qf these.'gpods. heretofore has been $1-2.5. See our beautiful range'of color- '7Q ings; our special price. a yard.:.,. I %/C S1.00 Xovelty Suiting, 54 inches wide, in green, garnet, fl*1 AA navy, gray and raisin; reduced to, yard.'. ... tj) 1 ?UU c 39c emnants <oc: DO Rcmnants of Silks, Satins and Felvets>'a large lot of short ends, including waist and dress patterns. An enormous accumulation of large and small quantities of these goods, in all leading weaves, in black and colors. Come early and get the choice pieces. On sale all this week at Reduced Prices. $1.00 Broad Cloth, all wool, 50-inches wide; colors of light and dark grey, navy, wisteria and raisin. Qttp Reduced to, per yd., 0?/L 75c Scotch Plaids in pretr ty color combinations for children'sdressesand Cftp skirts. Reduced to . ?Jvl? $1.25 Dress Goods stripes and herring bone eff ects. Re? duced to. in 75. \ 10piedes$ 1.00 All-Wool Fancy Suiting in stripes, checks and plaids. Reduced to. 58c $1.00 Mohair, 50-inches wide; navy blue only. 7Gp Reduced to * . . . . ? **%* $1.50 Novelty Dress Goods in striped, diagonal and plain effects; colors of grey, green, raisin, navy, mode and garnet. Reduced to . . , ? 1 50c Wool Challus, stripes and floral effects. on. Reduced to, per yd., ?vC Special sale of Colored Dress Goods Remnants, two to eight-yard lengths, marked at about half origi nal price. / oc_ ?yo Ful! Size Bed Comforts. wofth $1.00- 7Qf? and ?? 1.25; the Thalhimer price. ? vi. Bed Comfort?. filled With thc best white carded cotton. full size, in light or <P1 Cft dark patterns;.$2.00 value for.. V A?^vf Satecn Covercd Comforts, medium or heavy. weight, filled with best grade df.pure white cot? ton; ma'nv pretty patterns to select <PO AA -from; $2.50 value for. *D?*?\JV B^st Qualitv of Sateen Covered Comforts, full size, tufted or stitched, figured CJO CA or with bqrders; $J.OO values for... Vt<iJv Elcgant Large Size Comforts, covered with thc best grade of French sateen, all rtch Persian effects, tufted or stitched; $3.50 and fi?9 AA $4.00 value for. ?P?J?W Finest Eiderdown Comforts, sateen covered filled with finest down, large variety of light and dark patterns to select from; $6.50 fl*C AA value^iof iadies' Kid Gloves \ <3crz ZDO X: Women's $1.50 Silk and Wool Vests and QO_ A its, Axford cut; sale pricc. i/OV, \ \ Ladies' and Children's Winter Underwear at Reduced Prices or- ?*=> Women's High Neck, Short Sleeve, Swiss CAp Ribbed Vests, Tights to match; per garment ?Jl/C Childrcn's "Axford Cut" Mercerized CA ? Vests and Pants; 75c quality, now. ?JUC Women's Black Wool Vests, Pants and Tights to match, open or closed; per gar- fl*| AA Mcntor Shirts and Drawers for boys, heavy fleece liried; prices according to size, 35c, PA. 40c and . DVL Pant Women's 75c and $1.00 Gray Wool Vests. with ankle length Pants, satteen bands; sale CA-, Women's 50c Cream Jersey Ribbed Lintd Vests and Pants, small sizes only; each.?. Women's Maline "No-Button" Vests, fleece lined, full bleached, all sizes. Fleece 25c 25c '?/i One-button Washable Chamois Gloves, natural color and white; per pair. Two-clasp Kid Gloves, black-, white and a full hne of colors; Per"<t1 QQ Two-clasp Pique Gloves, Paris point embroidery. black, white, tan, navy, myrtle and red; per pair. One-button Real Kid Gloves, black, heavily embroidered with white, and tan, champagne and white with black embroidery; per <PO fJSI y -\ pair / 7~\ Rare Suit Bargains X. Wc Sell More Ready-to-Wear Garments Than Any Other Store in Richmond <DG DO cloths $7.50 $12.50 Suits,-including and fancy worsteds, now. $17.50 Suits and Homespuns, worsteds and cloth, now. $35.00 and $25.00 Suits, including novelty broadclpths and diagonals, greatest values offercd this sea- fl?l C AA $50.00 and S60.00 Suits, in? cluding handsome modcls in all COC AA shades, now $75.00 Sui-_, soine three-piece models, now. $75.00 Suits, including hand- CQ7 CA $10 Long Coats in $7 CA Black and Colors . ?P*??W ox- ? o. $15.00 Long Coats, in black ffl A AA and colors, now. ?P1 U?VU $20.00 Coats, in stylish mod- <P1 O CA $25.00 Coats, fine tailored fl?1 C AA styles, now. tfltJoUU Cloth Dresses Sacrificed oc =>o $15.00 Dresses, in serge and QJ CA cloth, now. Vl ?0\J $20.00 Dresses, in silk moire, <t 1 A QQ Jerseys and taffetas, now. ?pi V.tJU $25.00 Dresses, in fancy braided Jersey, prunellas and <P1 A QO poplins, now. ?Pl,rt?*?,0 $40.00 Dresses of fine cloth COC AA and imported poplins, now-iD?*%J?\J\J \_-/ Children's Coats atl oc x> Greatly Reduced Prices New lot of Black Caracul Cloth Coats just in, all sizes; d*C QO $6.00 Coats, in plain <PO QO $7.50 values, now $6.00 Coats, i and fancy materials, now $7.50 Children's Coats, <?? AA in broken sizes, now.?P*J?U\I $10.00 Coats, in all col- fl?'7 CA ors and sizes, now. ?P i ?%)\J Silk Petticoats <=xz ^o Bargains for Monday $5.00 Silk Petticoats, in brown, pink and black; fl*0 QO sale price. vp?*mij(j Fine Black Jersey Top Petticoats, made widi a deep silk fi*0 QO ruffle; special . ipd*uO Fine Black Silk Petticoats, in extra ?and regular sizes, made d*C AA with deep ruffle; sale price ?D?J?vU Extra Fine Black Silk Petticoats, made with accordeon- C1 A AA plaited ruffle, for Reidsville Social News [S'pociol toTheThv.es-Dlspatcn.J ;* Roldsvllle, N. C, January 29.?Mlss Ernma Schoolfield, a menibtr of the graded school faculty, visited relatives ln Danvillo, Va., this week. T. Jeff Penn, who has been on a vtsit of several weeks to hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Penn, on East Market Street, returned to his home in San Franclsco, Cal.. this week. Mrs. Beria Hughos. of Grensboro, N. C.? aftor a vislt of two weeks to her Bon, George A. Hughes, has returned liomc. Mrs. R. R. Mobley entertalned a mtimber of frlends at an enjoyablo luncheon in honor of her guosts. Mlsses Eva and Agnes Martin, of Greensboro, N. C. Mlss LUly Watt Ponn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. &. Penn, has returned from a vislt to Mlss Ethel Follin, of Wlnston, N. C. Mlss Mabel Lyon, of Danvllle, Va., ls visltlng frlends in this clty this week. A delightful dnnce was given by the voung men of tho clty Friday night, this belng tho last of tho mld-wintor tlances hsfore Lent. Mr. and Mrs. Rus Eoll Tuoker led tho flgures. Josoph H. Blaokwell, of Savannah, Ga,, a former resldent of Reidsville, oftar a vtsit of several weeks to rela tivea and frlenda, has returned home. Mayor Franc's Wcmaek has returned. from Raleigh, N. C where he hfjrf been for several days visltlng h> brother, Judge Thomaa B. Womack. -m ? ' .???' South Boston Social News. tSpeclal to The Timos-Dlspatch.] South Boston, Va., January 39.?A very onjoyable plano recltal waa given by a number of Mrs, Alexander R. Green's muslc pupilB at her home, nn Friday eventng. The rendltions were of the hlgheat claas, and each number proved a credlt both to teacher and pupll. Tho followlng took part ln the proB-ram: Mias Margaret Leo. ?liss Kuby Reeves, Charlea T, Yauiooyt Mlss Neal, Mlss Marle Chlldress, Mlss Sue Neal. J. C. Howlettc. Miss Dora Dunn. Mrs. W. II. Faulkner, Miss Ruth Penlck, Mlss Annie Walters. Miss Florence Easley, Miss Sallle Lovolaee, Mlss Mary Wlllls, Miss Eva Lovelace. Mrs. Robert H. Edmondson enter talned at "bridge" Friday from 11 to 2:30 o'clock. There were four tables. A' three-course luncheon was served. Thoso playlng were Mrs. Fer rell, Miss Dlggs, Miss Lula Edmond son, Mrs. Frank Wllltngham, of Hous ton, Mrs. T. C. Watklns, Jr., Mrs. W. I. Jordan, Mrs. John Watkins, Mrs. IT. B. Gates. Mrs. I. C. Groen, Misa Nancy Carrington, Mrs. C. H. Friend. Mrs. F. L. Walkcr, Jr.. Mrs. James Llpscomb, Jr., Mrs. T. E. Armstxong, Mlss Elizabeth Grcen and Mrs. Ed? mondson. A roiinion of the Jeffreas family was hold at "Forest Oaks," the hoipe of Mrs. Mary H. Jtffress, wldow of Cap? taln E. B. Jeffress, a few days ago. The event was to honor the blrthday of Charles J. Joffress, formerly of this place, but now of Canton. N. C. Newbern Social News. [Spccial to TheTimes-Dlspatch.] Newbern, N. C, January 36.?Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Blade3 have returned to their home in Grensboro, after spond ing some tlme ln Newbern. Mrs. M. S. Willlard. of Wilmington, is vlsltlng her Blster. Misa Mary Ollver. Mrs. Bruce Craven and chlld, of Kln ston, are vlsltlng Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Craven. Mrs. J. K. . Hojowell and chlld, of BeaUfort, are vlsltlng Mrs. Hallowell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Streat. Miss Janle Roberts ? has returned to her home in Washlngton, N. C, after..u, short vlslt to frlends in the olty. Miss Ruth Henderson spont several days with frlonda in Trenton, N, C, durtng the weak. Rev. Father Joseph Gallagher, ?C AV.imlngton, spent several days inrinB the week with hla brother atij-the Cathollo reotory, * . Weldon Social News [Special to The Times-Dlspatch.] Weldon, N. C, January 29.?Mrs. Eva C. Davis is vlsltlng relatlves ln Norfolk. Mrs. J, S. Terry, of Nash county, la hero to spend a fcw weeks with her daughter,; Mrs. S. M. Dlckins. Mrs. Stella Goodwln Huff, of Em porla, has been spending several daya with the Misses Zolllcofter. Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Stalnbach, Jr., havo returned home from a vi3lt to relatlves in York, Pa. Mrs. R. C. Land and daughter, Misa Mattle, and Miss Laurice Le Wyche. of Emporla, Va., are tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Wyche, ln Elm Streot. Mrs Walter E. Danlel was hostess at the regular meeting of the "Thurs day Afternoon Club." Mrs. Ovld W. Plerce won flrst -prhte In a spirlted contest. this belng a beautlful bunch of violets. Hand-painted souvenlrs, artlstlcally dono by tho hostess, were presentod-to the guests. Those prea ent were Mesdamea W. K. Pieroe, W. M Cohen E. T. Zolllcofter. O. W. Plerce, W. T. Shaw, J. S. Turner. C. W. Grogory, J. D. Shepherd, A. E. WU sonf J B, Zolllcoffer, T. C. Harrlaon, A. S. Allen, Mlss Annle W. Plerce. Bowling Green Social News. rSueeial to Tha Tlmes.Dispatoh.] Bowllng Green, Va., January 29.? Dr and Mra. Charlea H.- Ryland, of Rlchmond, are viaitlng at tho home of Dr. Willlam , U Broaddus. Judgo E. C. Moncure spent a portlon of tfcla week ln Stafford c'ounty. Reglnald Bruce, of Rlchmond, Js now at the Lawn Hotel. vlsltlng hla brother, Joseph R. A, Bruce. ?Mrs. Jamea T. Rlohards ga^e a re ceptlon on Thursday evenlngi at the hawn Hotel in honor of her( gueata, Mrs. W. \?, Green and -Mrs. J. C. Ijynes. Thoso lnvltod were Mrsft Cordlo ?Lea Moncure, Mra, Willlam. M) Ennla. Mrs. Eugene Broaddus, Mrs. Eugene B. Travis, Mrs. Russell Broaddus, Mrs. L. E. Martin, Mr?. Mattyo P. Chandler, Mrs. T. C. Valentino, Mrs. Aubrcy Gar rett Webb. Mrs. T. B. Gill, Mrs. Charlea L. Bullard, Mrs. S. A Parker, Mrs. Otho P. Smoot, Mrs. Robert A Coghill. Mrs. E. G. Smoot, Mrs. I. O. Abbitt, Mrs." E. S. Coghill. Mrs. Willlam G. Coshlll. MrB. Willlam M. Cobb, Mrs. Willlam W. Ralnes, Mrs. C. R. Crulk shank, Mr.c. B. F. Smoot, and Mlssoa Lioulso B. Glassell, Bessle Butler, Caro line G. Broaddus. Bessle Jones, Blanchc Coghill, Loulse llaines, Ncllle Borum. Delllo Davies, Ethlyn Vlncent, Emma Anderson and Lelia. Swaln. Appomattox Social News. [Special to The Times-Dlspatch.] Appomattox, Va,, January 29.?Mrs. D A Twyman and son. Frederlck Wil liam, left Friday for Charlottesvlllo, Va., to spond a week with relatlves. Bay Stanley left this week for Blue flold. W. Va., where he has accepted a positlon. , ,, Mrs Mary Woolridge entertalned the ?faculty of the Agricultural Hlgh School this week. Those present wero Major and Mrs. J. W. Flood, Dr. James Ab? bitt, Mlss Margoret Reekes, Lynchburg, Va.; Mrs. S. B. Reynolds, Mlss Laura Reekes Mlss Ida O Kleffe, Mlss Estalle Thornton, Professor and Mrs. Urxdsay MTss^Lena Reekes left yesterday for Boydton, Va., to remaln ttli her school het-6 reopons. Mlss Faiiny Taylor left to-day for her home at Stonewall. She wiu not roturn tlll her?B,ctl100LoP?nB again. A contest will be held at the Hlgh School to declde who shall be the de bater a*aln?t Kandolph-Maoon Acad emy. Bedford, Va.. which dabate la to take place soroe tlme ln Fobruary. ThP subject for debate ls "Forelgn Immi eratlon." Thosa who are the con ustants ior tho honora are Curtis .Tay? lor. CuarM Reynolds. Jerry Burke and Janie Gllls-all ot tho Agricultuual Hlgh. School. Pinehurst Social News [Special to The Times-Dtspatch.] Pinehurst, N. C, January 29.?The week has been a merry ono with fow opcm dates upon the social calendar. evenings of wondrous moonlight lengthentng sunshiny da>s far too short. Among the most delightful of many Fpreads was a real Southern chicken dlnner at the "Llft-the-I.atch" Cabln Elnebluft. londered by Mr. and Mrs. Alexander McGrcgor, of Boston, for Mr. and Mrs. Justus Kenda*, of Wor cester; J. Cushlng Todd, of Nowbury port. and Miss laiey K. Prlest, of Portsmouth. tho party drlvlng ovor carly ln the ovening and roturuing by moonlight. Ilon. and Mrs. John Bassett Moore. of Now Vork, wore guests at a dlnner given ln their honor at tho Carollna Tuesday evening, by Mr. and Mrs. .'Mr and Mrs. Fred A. Klng, ofNorth boro, eutertalnod Mr. and Mrs. Guy Motcalf. of Providence; Miss Mary Kellor of Northboro, and E, S. Parme loe of New Haven, at dlnner at the Cafolina Saturdoy, and Mrs 11. G. WhitOi of Rldgowood, and Mrs. G. H. QldrlnK of BfOOklyn, were the guests of Mr and Mrs. II. W. Ormsbeo. ot Fltchburg. , , <_? ?'-'???i Brldge has clalmed a large share of attention. Miss Gwendolyn Cuir.nilr.gs, of Biookline, entertainlng the newly fo-med "At'ternoon Club" at tho Mi'stletoo Cottage, parties also being eiveh at tho Holly fnn and Berkshlf-e; the orizo wlnners, Mrs. John G. Nichoi son of New Bedford; Mlss Gwendolyn rummlnga. of Brookline; Eelapd In eersoll of Cleveland; 3. II. Martel, of Mdntreal; Mrs. M. E. Scheli. of Do trolt, and L, Hamilton Turner, of M?VtCpuUin" oonipatuion at tho inn provlded an evsnlng of Indoor golf. n whloh Mlta M. Belle Conley. of Brooklyn: Mra. Joseph L. Woolston of Philadelphiu. and V. A, h.in?, or Norta boro, and Chnrles B. Fownes, of Pltts burg. won prizes. At the Berkshtrc, a hnndlcap pool tournamont t'or womcn provided an tntorestlng serles of matchea which cnded in victory in tha tlnnls by Miss Emma Abbe, of Bethlehem, over Mrs. T. A. Cheatham, of Salisbury, N. C. The Wednosday and Saturday even lng hop3 at the Carolina wero largely attonded. and ridlng. driving, quall and trap-shoottns. golf and tennis. have all claimed tho attention of many. Tho week's arrivals have been larso and never have as many vlsltors been assembled at thls season. many o? thoso herc to renuiin uutll sprlns. Araong tho latc arrivals are T. W11 llaniB, Jr., Miss Mary T. Wllltams and Miss A. M. Crawford, of Richmond, who wlll remaln sovoral weks. Malvern Hill Social News. [Sttecial to The Tlmes-Olspatch.] Malvern, HUi. Va., January 28.?A readlng club has rocently been formed in thia nolghborhood, the object of which ls to study the llves und wrlt ings of the best known European and Amorlcan authors. The club ls com posed at present of the following mem? bers. Mesdames T. C. Harrlson. M. E. Bell, J. H- Oliver. II. S. Saunders, J. M Bell. Mlsses Mary Nelson, Emlly Harrlson and Mary Randolph Carter. Tha thlrd meeting was held on Tues day ar. "Hlgh HiUs," tho home of Miss Carter, wheu tho lifo and work of th? famous outhor, Carlyle were dlscussed, Mrs. J. M. Bell readlng an article on hls llfe, and Miss Carter several se lectloiiH from hls best essays. Mrs. M. B. Bell, by special reuuest, recited ono of hor orlglnal pieces, entitlod "Aunt Hannah'a Impresston of New C'ork." For tho naxt meeting Mrs. Saunders ?as appolnted. to get up a "Current ?v-v-vonts" paper; Mlca Harrlson and Mrs. )| M. Bell to read Carlyle's essay on feuroa; MTvo. Bqll to entertatn the club (ith a humoi-QiiS seleotion. and Miss arter to oontlnue her raadlngs, jlre. A. C. Bransfuvd, of "Shlrlejv,* ls the guost of Mrs. Parrtsh. In Ports mouth, Va. C. S. Clark, of Ilardens. and J. M. Bell, of "Rlvervlew," have roturnod from a trlp to Richmond. Miss Susie Carter, of "Shlrley." is the guest of Mrs. Archer. near Rich? mond. Mrs. W. T. Willcox. of "Bel Alr," ia thc week-end gueat of her cousln. Mrs* H. S. Saunders, at "Upper Shirley." T. and U. Chlldress, T. and C. Clark. and J. Crlttenden. had a successful ?'hure hunt" on Monday of thls week, kllliug about fifteen, besldes othcr gamc. West Point Social News. [Slieclal to The Times-Dispatdv] West Point, Va., January 29.?Miss Josflo Denmead, who has been vlslting fricnds at Colonlal Boach, Norfolk and Washlngton, has returned to her home here. Her aunt, Miss Austlna Tjlpscomb, of Washlngton, camo with her for a vlslt. Miss Kitty Hope, of Hampton. and Miss Rosalla Bland, of Centrevlllo. ara guests in tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Richmond Bland. T. R. Covington, oC Culpeper, haa been the guest of T. J. McGoorge tho past week. Captain and Mrs. A. F. Bagby. of Tappahannock, have been the guests of thelr son, Dr. B. B. Bagby, Ihta week. Mrs. J. M. Lewls, of Crloucester, Is the guest of her father. A. F. Har grave. The School Improvement League la arranglng for a special serrnon. alongr educatlcnal Upes on Sunday at tha Methodist Church. i The other churrhe-t will unlto to hear tho sormon from Kev. Mr. Eggleaton, the pastor. On Friday evenlng. January 2S. th? West Point Baptlst Oiurch calebrat?d Its thlrty-seventh annlversary. A r? ? ceptlon was held and rf?fre?hment? served. A hlstory of the chupch wa? xead.