CHRISTMAS decorations wer? usad
entlroly to decorato the east
parlorn of the Jefferson Hotel
yesterday for the Iwp big receptions
glvon to Introduce Miss Lulle Green
how Johnston to Richmond society.
Miss Johnston Is one of tho lovollcst
young girls coming out 1Mb winter,
and some very handsome entertaining
has been done In hor honor. Her debut
reception, both yesterday afternoon
end evening, murked one of the most
fashionable assemblages of smart so
siety this season, and tho long draw?
ing room, whoro the receiving purty
stood, was gay with the bright gowns
of the women present.
Large vases of lovoly rod flowers
Wars placed at Intervals around the
parlors and polnsettlas and crimson
roses banked the mantels and windows.
? grouping of palms and bay trees and
a tablo heaped with lovely flowers sent
to the debutanto Borved as a back -
around for thn receiving party. In tho
palm room, whore a buffet supper was
served, the same color scheme of red
and green was most effectively carried
out. The table was arranged with a
largo rustic baskot filled with poln?
settlas, scarlet flowers and ferns, and
red roses w.ore scattered over the cloth.
Bay trees were banked In the corners
and hid the orchestra, which played
during- receiving hours. In tho after?
noon Mrs. Porttaux Robinson and M'ss
(ally Oreenhow presided at tho punch
bowl, and for the reception following
lator In the evening Miss Martha Heb
tnaon and Miss Kitty Lancaster did
Mrs. A. Langstaff Johnston received
wtlh her daughters from 5 to 7. when
Miss Mary Johnston entertained for
her sister, and again In the evening,
whon the unmarried set was present.
Mrs. Johnston's gown wns a handsome
affair of black marqulsotto made over
blaok satin and trimmed In rope point
leco and Jet. She wore pearls and
carried a bouquet of Ullea of the val?
ley. The debutante wore a lovely
French gown of eoftest white satin
fashioned with nn overdreao of thread
silver and trimmed In tiny white
flowers. The bodice was embroidered
In crystal and silver, and she held a
"grandmother" nosegay of light pink
budg edged with silver lace and tied
with streamers of pink chiffon. Miss
Msry Johnston was handsomely gown?
ed la an Imported pink marquisette,
?mbrolderod In crystal and flowers, and
trimmed with duchess and roso point
lace. Tho edge of the Rklrt was fin?
ished with a fringe of ostrich feathers,
end she carried a big bouquet of
The younger society e*t was enter?
tained in the evening and several hun?
dred gueats were prcEonL Miss John?
ston's debut was one- of the handsom?
est functions of the winter, and
narked a noted gathering of Richmond
I.fiivlnt for llaltlmore.
Mr. and Mre. Spencer Wyrnan Ald
rlch. whose wedding In Baltimore last
month was a big society event, are
registered at the Jelferson Hotel In
this city, after b atay of several weeks
In Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Aid rich will
leave Richmond to-day for Baltimore,
where they will spend Christmas with
Mrs. Aldrlch's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George R- Galther, on Cathedral
The Useful Gift-Men and Womens'
Bath Slippen, 89c.
N. W. Corner Third and Broad St
Doll Shoes and Stockings
Beautiful Cut Glass ai special
prices. \c\v pieces.
liWOMENS OUTER GARMENTS (j
511 EAST BROAD STREET
S'peaaJ Offprmii ^^jgjtefe^
201 E. Broad
Magniticent showings of F'no Furs,
-oats, Suits and Hats.
HAVE YOU SHUN
New Method Gas Ranges
Pettit & Co.'s?
fiKN AMERICAN A.NDqKUROP?A.V XVWBM
KAUFMANN & CG.
Xmas Cut Price Sale of Finely Tailored Suits
For Small Women and Misses
Our $27.50, $32.50 and $35.00 Values, To-Day, $16.50
Do you expect to get a Winter Suit and save a substantial sum? If so, you will find this an
These Suits represent our regular stock, and include the most popular styles in vogue- for present
wear. Fabrics of basket weaves, diagonals, chiffon broadcloth, serges and fancy mixtures. Some
elaborately braided, others strictly man-tailored. A large variety of styles to select from.
Remember that in such a sale as this it is important to make an early selection before depletion
SEE WINDOW DISPLAY?REMARKABLE $16.50 SUITS
P XMAS REDUCTIONS IN WAISTS
Economies Worth Talking About
$5.98 and $7.50 Values, To-Day, $3.98 *
To those who have delayed buying their Christmas gifts and are desirous of something prac?
tical we offer a clean-up sale of all our better Waists, in net, messaline and taffeta.
Beautiful styles, some strictly tailored, others braided, and trimmed in lace effects. An
unusual opportunity to get a dainty Waist for comparatively little money.
Street. They will have an apartment,
in New York for the romulnlng winter
Dance Thin Evening.
MIhb Ella Blnford will have. her
regular Hutuiday night classes In
dancing on this evening from !> to
11 o'clock In Belvldere Hall. This
dance is particularly for the boys and
girls homo for the holidays and their
guests, and thoy are all Invited to
come. It will be a very smart af?
fair, and the dance a very cnjoya'ole
'if Interest Here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Southgate Lemmon
gave a smell dance at their home in
Bultlmore Wednesday evening In honor
of their debutante daughter. Miss Eliz?
abeth Herbert Leinmon. The rooms
were artistically decorated In Klllar
ney roses and palmi. and an orchestra!
Played ?oft music during the evening. !
At midnight a buffet supper was'
served, after which dancing was re- !
mimed for several hours. Th? guest*
numbered about 100, and consisted of
the dobutanter, a few of the older
girls and the dancing men. Mrs. Dem
mon. who received her guests with her ''
daughter*. Misses Neville and Eliza
both Lemmon, wore a gown of gray
;iatln Charmeuse, draped in chiffon of
the same shade, and trimmed with
white lace. Miss Neville Lemmon'i
gown was white marqulstte with an
overdress of white lace, and Miss
Elizabeth Lemmon wor? a French
mode! of pale pink chlfTon over pale
blue, combined with point lace.
People In Bichtnond are much Inter?
ested in Miss Lcmmon's debut dance.
Mies Lemmon spent some time in
this city Just before Thanksgiving as the
guest of Miss Camilla Wellford, and .
several very attractive affairs were \
given in her honor.
So Claaaes Thla Afternoon.
No afternoon classes will be held at j
the Art Club of Blchmond this after
noon or Saturday. The school will
close to-day at noon for the holidays,
and will be reopened on Friday. De?
cember J?. at noon. The regular Tues?
day afternoon lecture will also b?
omitted next week on account of the
(lulrt We ild lue.
The wedding of Miss Douiie Branch,
formerly of Rocklngham county, and
J. Andrew Hoc.knday, a native of Di
aiton. was quietly celebrated Wednes?
day afternoon at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. James E. Turner, 1013 East
Clay Street. The ceremony was per?
formed by tho Rev. George W. Mc
Danlel. IX D., pastor of the First Bap?
tist Church, and was witnessed by only
the near relatives of the bride and
groom. Immediately after the wed?
ding, Mr. and Mrs. Hockaday left for
Dlaston. where they will spend their
honeymoon. On their return, they will
make their home at 1013 East Clay
Concerning; Miss Stuart.
Says the Norfolk Landmark of yes?
"Miss Ellen P. Stuart, niece of the
late General .1. E. B. Stuart, and who
has been spending the past four
month's In this city as the guest of
Mrs. .1. E. B. Stuart in Warren Cres?
cent. ]ef( last week fo visit the fam?
ily of ex-Governor Robert C. Kent,
"Miss Stuart is an artist of superior
attainments and of considerable re?
pute in the world Of art. She has
spent much time In study at the fa?
mous ateliers of Paris and has also
worked in Dresden and other Euro?
pean cities. Her paintings show n
great command of technique, and
there is distinct character In her
work, with an accuracy of touch
which eliminates any suggestion of
crltdenoes. During her stay in Nor- j
folk Miss Stuart lias painted a por?
trait of It. Page Waller, which is an
excellent likeness. She Is now at work
upon a portrait of the late Tazewell
Taylor. 0 distinguished citizen of Nor- (
folk, and the father of Mrs. Henry NV
Castle and Mrs. John D, Letcher."
In nnd Out of Town.
Mrs. K. D. T. Myers and her daugh?
ter. Miss Anno .Myers, will return to-1
day from Baltimore,
Misses Shirley and Dorothy Wins?
ton, of Bristol, will spend the. holidays
with their aunt, Mrs. Tlyland Gwrith
rhey, at t>00 West Grace Street.
Mi. and Mrs. John II. Wight will
upend Christmas with the la tier's I
mother. Mrs. .lames Hayes, at her
home on Floyd Avenue. . |
Miss Hnrriet Buchanan, of this city.
Is the guest of Miss Nancy Schmelz in|
Norfolk and will go from that place j
to New York
Mrs. Lucian Corke has returned to
Itoanrike. after giving a reading of
her recent book at the Waldorf in!
Miss Flora Waller will return to
Norfolk to-day, after visiting friends
in this city. ? *
Captain and Mrs. W. C. Kable *re in
Richmond as the guests of L. R. Ens
low at Highland Park.
Tom Mask ins is much improved tit
the Memorial Hospital in this city. j
Miss Lottie Lee Barnard has return
Modern plant, sanitary conditions, is
the homo of the Velvet Kind Ice
ed from Chatham Episcopal Institute,
and Ib the guest of her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Barnard, ut 816 North
Mr. and Mrs. Cocnran, of Staunton,
arc In Richmond for the holidays.
Mrs. J. C. Bowman, of Highland
('ark, Is spending the Christmas holi?
days with her daughter and relatives
In New Jersey.
Mlsa Elizabeth Kyle, of Houma, La-,
is vlalting her aunt, Mrs. Egbert
Belgh, Jr., on West Franklin Street
Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Wood, of
Norfolk, are guests of Mr. and Mrs
WHHam B. Allen here.
Mrs. Guy Davis and Utile daughter,
Mary Hunter, of Norfolk, are In town
for the holidays.
[Special to The Tlmos-L)|6patch.l
Bowling Green. Vn.. December 21.?
Mr. and Mrs. George Meyers Adamn,
of this county, have announced the
approaching marrlagP of their daugh?
ter. Miss Constance Nelson Adams, to
Charles Ashton Nunn. which will be
celebrated at I lopewell Methodist
Church. G?tneys, on Wcdncsdav even1
this Clerk Christian was sought.
BANNER WEKK IN TOBACCO.
Ilccord *alc* for Season no fhotham
Market?Training School Clone*.
[Special to The Tlm<?s-Dlspatch.l
Chatham, Va_. December 21.?This
has been banner week of the local to?
bacco market, the sales on Monday ?V
ccedlnc any day of the season, l?ft.OOil
pounds being sold on that day at very
satisfactory prices. On Tuesday the
quantity was not so large, but prices
OASXO R I A
A broad statement: We challenge the
world on sanitation, purity, quality.
The Velvet Kind Ice Cream.
Part of our sales force
will he on hand each
night to wait on those
who avail ?hemselvts of
this opportunity to do
their Christmas hop
All Gold. 51.50 Pair.
These arc not merely gold ioi>. Plai
and engraved. All finishes and design
Smith & Webster,
.Tewclers. 012 Last Main Street.
Make ideal Christmas presents.
J. B. Mosby & Co.
Special exhibit and sale of Rc
villon fVeres Furs.
STITCH DOWNS ON SALE AT
5th and Broad
ruled well, und on Wednesday prices
were In keeping. For the threii days'
275,000 poundt, were sold, the market1
closing on Wednesday until after the
holidays. Many of the warehouse men
and buyers live elsewhere, and most of
them will leave to spend the holidays
with their frlendF and fumllles.
The Chatham Training School close3
on Tuesday for the holidays and will
reopen about January 2. Tho Chatham
Episcopal Institute closed Wednesday
and the Chatham High School will
close about the latter part of the wook.
Mr. Cherry, a young farmor near
this place, has had five good farm
horses to die since last May. The
animals were suddenly taker, sick and
lived but a few hours. Mr. Cherry i
Is Inclined to believe that his horses
have boon poisoned.
.VOrOlAX MACK IS ANXIOUS
Tti rtETinrc as CHAIRMAN
Albany. X. Y.. December 21.?Word
was received here yesterday from Nor-'
man E. Mack, of Buffalo, to the effect
that because of his health h" does not
dtEire to conduct the State campaign
next fall, and Is anxious to rotlre aa
chairman of the Demovratlc State Com?
I'nd?r the new dlrwel primary law
Siaf: commltteemen will he ?elected at
I the spring primaries, excjpt in Greater
New York, whre tho Incumbents hold
over until the'fall primaries. After dis?
cussing: primaries, tho new State <oni
mlttee will me*t and orfjanis?, Includ?
ing the selection of a chairman.
Whether or not Mr. Maok will continue
to serve until that time has not been
Mnttrein Company AmUrn?.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch. I
Lynclrburg, Vs., December St.? An
assignment has been made by the Na?
tional Manufacturing Company to N.
C Manson. Jr.. trustee, with liabilities
of 120.000 and assnta of Jin.000 The
company was doing a big business
makinp mattresses and was burned out
last August, without Insurance.
fSpeclal to The Tlmes-Dl^patch.]
.Spotsylvanln, Vn., December 21.?
Klesrei Oammack. of Washington, and
Miss Abigail Thomas, daughter of
Thomas E. Thomas, of Spotsylvanla
county, were married on Monday last
in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Cammack
will reside in Washington.
IS CHIEF WITNESS
Investigators of Dynamite Con?
spiracy Expect Important j
Indianapolis, Ind.. December 21.? '
Clnude E. Myers, Chief of Pollco of
Tiffin, O.. where 540 pounds of dyna?
mite and othor exploslvou wore found
bidden In a barn the day after tho
arrest of John J. McN'amara In In?
dianapolis on last April 22, was tha
rhlef witness before tho Federal
grand jury In tho Investigation of tho
dynamiting' conspiracy to-day.
He was among those from whom, it
was said, the Inveatlgatoru expected
to learn facts as to who. besides the
McNamaras and Ortlc McManlgal,
were Implicated, particularly In the
explosions In Pennsylvania, Ohio and
Indiana, to carry on which the stores
of explosives at Tltlln were used as a
a base of supplle?. Information was sold
to have been obtained by District At?
torney Charles W. Miller that the ex?
plosions were directed from MoNam
ara's headquarters In Indianapolis,
where, as secretary-treasurer of tho
International Association of Bridge
and Structural Iron Workers, he had
his ofllce. although tho suggestion tor
il.. destruction of property erncted by
firms employing non-union men came
originally from the city where the
explosion* afterwards took place.
In connection with Chief Myers"s
appearance, It was learned Ihn dis?
trict attorney's office had accumulated
important data relative to local con?
ditions in the score of cities where
structures were blown up In the laBl
County Prosecutor Frank P. Haker |
also was before the granj jury. Ho J
was summoned bccaAisu of ills work as i
prosecutor In conducting before the j
county grand Jury sn Investigation of |
explosions In Indianapolis. Baker \
earlier In th? day had been fined $5'.' j
for contompt "because he Interrupted a
murder trial In the county court by
dragging In ? detective who was
working on the dynomlte Investiga?
tion, and whom Baker said was
Seven days' work by the Federal
grand Jury has developed that the
evidence is more voluminous and the
number of witnesses to bo called from
distant cities la greater than was an?
ticipate^. Thu Investigation tem?
porarily will stop to-m?rrow, w.hen the
Jurors will adjourn until January 3.
It will then require a month la com?
plete the inquiry.
VIIMilMANS FARE WEI.I..
Tv?o \antcvi by Pretildcnt to lie Secre?
taries fif Legation*.
[Speninl to The Times-Dispatch.)
I Washington, D. C, December 21.?
Virginians fared w.eli hero to-day.
' when President Taft sent his nomine
1 Hons to tho Senat?. He named two Old
Dominion men to be secretaries of
! legations, as follows: Franklin Mott
Gunther, at Lisbon, Portugal, and M.
Marshall Langhorne at Ban Joise, Costa
I Rica. He also nominated the follow
| ing as second lloutenantb of the coast
artillery corps from Virginia: Cole
man Wortham Jenkins, Randolph
Tucker Pendleton, Jesse Dowry Sinclair
! and Charles Melgs Wood.
j ASSCAL SESSION lONTJS.
.Vorth C'timllnu Architectural Associa?
tion Tendered Banquet.
[Special to The. Times-Dispatch. J
I Winaton-Salem, N. C. Deccmner 21.
I' ?A banquet this afternoon marked the
close of an Interesting meeting of tho
North Carolina Architectural Aseocia
I lion. The session this morning was
i consumed in discussing numerous mat?
ters of interest to the profession. The
next meeting of the association will
Pgr - THE 3i^l?/*lE>NT
^feSJ By ROY K. MOULTON.
Cnncbt on tin- FIT.
One nuin In Cali?
fornia Is the fath?
er of fourteen girls,
all of whom can
now vote. It can
hardly he equal
suffrage in that
arises *:ts to why
Senator Ike Stephenson didn't spend
pnrt of that $107,000 election expense
in getting h shave and hair cut.
That New York actress who says
she hopes to marry before she ?lies
better do it, then, if she expects to at
all. There's no chance afterwards.
A St. Paul man has won a prize for
embroidering a lunch cloth. No won?
der the women are disgusted and are
becoming stiff ragots.
One French woman says she pre?
fers an aeroplane to a husband. Anil
those French husbands, by the way,
are also high tilers.
Gertrude Hoffman, the dancer, says
some people save all their modest) for
the theatre. But. Gertrude never did.
'Gaby Deslys says she cures nothing
tor ex-King Manuel. That appears
to make it Almost unanimous.
There arc 500 Chinamen In American
colleges and several thousand other
Kansas City is m?kln? a crusade ror
sanitary restaurants. Uet it he hoped
that the waller who puts tils thumb
in the soup will be abolished.
It is now po?slhlo to tail; clear
across the pacific by wireless. Let it
be hoped that none of llnbs'ou's talk
is overheard by 'he Japanese.
Itlppnl From the Stream.
The governor ol Oklahoma brags
that he has never worn a dress suit.
If he had ever worn one in Oklahoma
it would probably have been all shot
up with the Governor inside.
The Chinese rebels propose to start
:? republic in the United States. Weil,
it. ought to be easy for them to pick
i:y. n choice assortment of trusts.
The persons who have the moving
picture concession of the Turko-ltnl
iau War have evidently been stunu.
Some day aviation may be so per?
fected that it will be almost as sale
us going to war. ,
President Taft is talking al'ont uni?
form divorce laws, but will he be able
in design ? uniform which will look
equally well on women and men, nnd
Now that prl/.c lighting is allowed in
Nc$ York II will not be necessary for
IMI.F.S CIUK? IN ft TO M HAYS.
Your druggist will refund money It
PA'/.O OINTMICNT falls to cure, any
case of Itching, fJllnd. Bleeding or Pro
trudtn Piles In t) to 11 days. &0c
ho many Now York couples to go to
Ueno to settle their difficulties.
Congressman Willis says Champ
('lark has one of the greatest minds
In Washington. Hut, Is that saying so
very much for Champ?
Edison'says all men should ho farm?
ers, hut if they were, Kdison would m>t
t?e ah Inventor.
Tlie La (Toilette boom hns not suf?
fered a puncture or n blow-out |n
nearly u week.
Q. T. C: TfTe worst Inebriate we
ever saw was u restaurant oyster, lie
was stewod overy day for a month.
Mrs. U. II. F.: We cannot give you a
recipe for salad dressing. Ask Ar?
chie Butt, or Harry Lehr.
Miss .1. M.: You're perfectly right.
No solid gold brooch that has any
self-respect at all will turn green be?
Itnnk S.: To keep from . e king like
i>e Wolf Hopper. let your whiskers
grow ami don't niuoko a calabash pipe,
on the street.
IIJ l>n<4 Ism.
He feli upon his bended knees
And said, "Oh, Agnes, w ed no- please
lie told her that she was his queen,
The grainiest gftl he'd ever seen:
That no one bad no eyes like hern?
As least. -?> far as he ? nulil barn.
He said he'd nevey soon si rate
Ami gorgeous a displas of halt.
Ho sali! her rigger was immense
And hoped she wouldn't lake offense
Because Ii-- mentioned such a thing.
Fur of it poots often slug.
Ho said he'd traveled all around
And never hud be heard a sound
So musical .s was lid yolre
lied give her ?U be had lo give
Without lor be could never live.
No friend \a< by, his speech to stay,
lie wound up in ll:-' usual way.
She gave to him Ihm- maiden bean
It was a cinch light from the start.
For. while she lei him have his*say,
lie had no chance to got away.
She had him lashed right to the mast
And lied ami .shackled hard and fast;
He didn't know Whal lie had said
He simply knew that they were wed.
And when to breakfast she came down
Years later In an old house gown.
Without a sign of curl or nit
i And ready for the dolly spat,
lie wonders how in thunder she
Could have Inspired the ocstacy
Upon thut great momchtous night
On which he made and won his light:
And then he percolates bis braiii
As It has done time and again
That she just hh'd, hint hypnotized
Cntll he rav'od and idolized
They've done Unit since the world be
There'll no escape for any man
Who falls beneath the mystic spill,
And I guess it in Just as well.
For Late Shoppers
Those who have delayed their Christmas shop?
ping need not worry?but should call at the popular
Our stocks have been replenished each day?and
the Schwarzschild standard for new and elegant
things is fully maintained
We can help make suggestions which will not
only please you?but will make the recipient of your
gift the happiest one of all.
Richmond's Leading Jewelers,
Second and Broad Sts.
be hold in Ashovllle. Glenn Brown, of
Washington city, secretary of tho
American Institute ot Architects, de?
livered a lecture Illustrated w'th
steropticon views showing tho de?
velopment of Washington city und?r
the park commission plan. This lecture
was a masterplace. and was greatly
enjoyed by all present.
Mall Clerk Pleads Guilty.
(Special to The Tlmcs-UiHpatch.J
Ralolgh. N. C, December 31.?TS'il
Mam B. Stephonson. mail clerk on tho
Raleigh and Sonthport Railroad, plead?
ed guilty this afternoon In Federal |
court to the charge of tamportnK with I
and robbing the malls, and his counsel !
ore tlgliting strenuously to induce the
judge to let tho sontencc go over
until the spring lerm, allowing |
Stephtnson to be out on tho $1,000
bail he hns been under some time, I
Counterfeiter Get* Ten Yeur?.
rKpcclal to Tho Times-DI spa loh. 1
Raleigh. N. C December 21.?Chas.
?lohnaon. a native of Balelgh. and per?
sistent counterfeiter, who has served
several terms In prison, was given ton
years this afternoon by .ltidge. Connor
In tho Federal court for his latest of?
fense, which was circulating a num?
ber of spurious silver dollurs about
the city market here.
Have you ever tried Maple Nut'.'
The Velvet Kind Ice Cream.
iL?AST "MINUTE. XMAS SUGGESTION
Come and Let Us Show You
;The pen, with
Prices $2.50 Up. Splendid Values at All Prices.
Christmas Cards, Gift Boxes of Writing Paper,
Brass Desk Sets, Calendars, Leather Goods,
Decorative Material. Come and Get
EVERETT WADDEY CO.,
1105 E. Main St.
Before making .1 selection ol handsome y,iittor the ap?
proaching holidays, yon are cordially invited to visit the store
with the largest assortment of Fine Diamonds, Watches,
Jewelry, (iolil arid Silver Novelties, etc., of the latest and
most unique designs, such a> will not be found in other stocks,
This imposes,no obligation to purchase, and yon will find
when quality is considered, our prices are the. lowest.
921 East Main Street.
It would pay you to see us it you are
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