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a?e> H?w* r1* if** lf*? Miller, bhoads & co.. Norfolk's busy store, open until 6 o-clock. miller, rh0ads & co., norfolk's busy store. open until 6 o'clock. i-a Kv=--^ rSft*> Hl-S> NORFOLK'S BEST DRESSED LADIES arc a living testimony and a glowing tribute to Miller, Rhoads & Co-'s styles. The artisuc skill, the Indi? vidual exclusivcncss and consummate workmanship are features that have made our Tailor Made Suits the recognized fashions of the day among all correct dressers who follow the dictates of Dame Fashion CORRECT DRESSERS?Always prefer the particularly pretty productions from Miller, Rhoads & Co, They are not selected at random; they are bought with care and must possess a style merit that meets the requirements of "Norfolk's Busy Store/' Compare our suit values with those offered elsewhere; par? allel our styles with those offered by other houses?the workmanship, finish and general detail of style ? and you will realize why we do the largest suit business in Norfolk; you will no longer speculate why the best American manufacturers confine their output to our store* It is such prices as we quote to-day that make this the busiest suit and coat department in Norfolk* pi p 450 Buys Clack and Navy 31ue All-wool Serge Suits with fly front jacket and pcrcaline lined skirt. $10.00 Buys Bl.ic'< and Navy Blue Cheviots, ia tight fitting * and fly front jackets, satin lined, and pcrcaline lined skirts. $10.00 Buys Misses'Suits?J4 and 16 years?in checks, plain * colors and mixed cloths, jackets satin lined. $12. !.50 BuVs Lad-ei' Tight Fitting and Fly Front Suits, in Tan and Light Grey Cheviots and Venetian Cloths, jacket satin lined, skirt pcrcaline lined. $15.00 Buys Lac'te.s'Tight Fitting and Fly Front Suits, with * jacket sill: lined and velvet collar, skirt pcrcaline lined. $15.00 Buys Ladies' Ti^ht Filling Braided Suits, with satin * * lined jacket, made of Light Grey and Tan Cheviots and Venetian Cloths. $ 15.00 Buys Black and Navy Blue Cheviots, with silk lined * jacket and skirt. A wonder at the price. $16.50 and $17.00 Vco,tu^ ,a?d..,Hc,-rinf T?",e T ^ Cloths, with jacket suk lined, skirts pcrcaline lined. $18.50 Buvs an All-wool Black Cheviot, jacket and skirt lined ' with Black Talfeta Silk. Will compare with anything shown at $22 50. $ 1 9.00 Buvs a B1ack and Navy Blue Cheviot, silk lined jacket and skirt. $19.00 Bu>'s Braided Venetian Cloth Suits, with jacket Silk lined, skirt pcrcaline lin;d $18.50 Buys Fly Front Tisht Fitting Suit, with jacket silk lined and skirt cercalinc lined. $20.00 BuVs Sui,s made of Herrin;? Bone Cloths, with jacket " silk lined, and Suits made of Mcltonett Cloths, with jacket satin lined, skirt percalinc lined. QQ Buys the popular Oxford Cloths, with jacket silk lined and ocrcaiinc lined skirt $21 $22.50 ^^_5now s'x different style Suits in all the new cloths, * with jacket sill: iined. $25 00 ^e s'low twenty different slyles Suits, no two alike, * some with jacket and skirt silk lined throughout and some with jacket only silk lined- They are made in all the popu? lar cloths and all the new shape jackets and skirts. More styles shown at this price ($25 00) in this assortment than you will find in any stock in the city, including all grades. $27.50 Buys a heavy Covert Cloth Suit, with jacket silk and * skirt pcrcaline lined. Silk lined throughout, $35.00. $30.00 Buys B'ack Cheviot and Brown Broadcloth Suit, with ' silk lined skirt aqd jacket. $32.50 Bo'/s Fine Black Cheviot and Herring Bone Cloth * Suits, silk lined throughout. DEPENDABLE MERCHANDISE and eco? nomical crices have made this the lastest growing store in this vicinity. Our growing business is con? ducted alone the lines ot modern methods?the giviny ol honest, generous values upon which .\ lastinz trade can be built and maintained?the best values possible tor the money, consistent with high-class merchandise. New Black Crepons* BLACK CREPONS?The kind that created such a furor.: last week?another shipment acquired at a price that permits us to offer still greater bargains than last week?you know what this means. It means that Black Crcpons, the highly aristocratic kind, will go on sale at prices which ought to fill the aisles in our Black Good Department; comparison of price and the quality of? fered will teli why our Black L.ress Goods Department h-js enjoyed such a remarkable growth. DI^ESS GOODS?That Easter Dress, of course you arc going; to have this all-important gown, and now is the time to srlect it before our steck is broken in assortment and the choice things sold. Be it the tailor-made or otherwise, wc are crecarcd to lurnish you the correct shade and material. VENETIANS In a full range of very desirable colors, Grey, which is the leading shade this s;a;on, Tan. French and Navy Blue, 54-inch, $1.00. BROADCLOTH?There is no question about it, v/e are selling the best In the city for the money. The colorize* are handsome and the quality and finish nunt youi confidence. We have it in Greys, Tans, French and Navy Blue, Brown, Keseda, Dark Green and Cardinal. They are full 52-in wide and in two Qualities, 75c and $1.00. ENGLISH CHEVIOTS?In solid colors, piece dyed. This favorite material comes in all the new Spring shades, is 54 inches wide, and price is 75c. VIGEREAUX?In liltcen mixtures. A most desirable Scring labric- They come in Tan, Grey, two shades of Brown, Light, Medium and Dark Green and three shades of Blue, 44"in wide, 75c. WHIPCORDS?Have you seen the one v/e are selling at a price. Width, finish, quality arc there, all the desirable shades, 44-in., 5v'c. SHARKSKIN?For slyle, linish and wear, this is one 61 the desirable weaves, colorings are Grey, Panthern, Brown. Navy, Dark Brown, 44-in., 75c. CHEVIOT bERGE- One that is sponged, beautiful black, 54-in., 75c. VENETIAN COVERTS I lire is an opportunity for you to get an ex? tremely good tiling at a small co-.t. Only four oieccs and in handsome colors. A handsome Cardinal and Black, Green and Golden Brown, Green and Purple, and Olive and Purple- The price was $1.25, and a good value, but Monday morning they will be sold at 89c. SILKS This is a feature of our store- Wc arc showing a greater variety, selling more than ever, and ai>o adding new things every wcck. "Komachi, 'Japanese Wash Silks; gone but the "Japs" can make this eco? nomical and de'.ightlul labric- Nothing but the very best stock is used in this brand. Soil and handsome shades and corded, the colorir.gs are Blue and White, and Grcv and White, I9ij in., 3?c. PLAIN WASH SILK?In stripes, soft, light, cool and serviceable, for the tittle ones drciSCS, Pink and White, Blue and White, Lavender and While, and Grey and While; 19 in., 29c. Wi ll I li WASH SILK?Which will be of interest to every lady. The de? mand lor white Jap., for underwear, is increasing rapidly. Just as cheap as a lujfi cotton, when elegance, wear and satisi.ictiou are taken inio consideration. \Ve have the rij;!it thing in liiree numbers 2-) in., at 29c; 22 in-, 39c, and 26-in. at 50c. POPLIN DE SOIE An clc?ant and beautiful fabric for dresses, waists and trimming Turquoites, Lilac, Light Blue, Cream, Cerise, Purple, $1.00. BLACK T?FFE I'A?Here is one of the correct things for scperatc skirls and ji.vt at present is having' the call. Three specially good ones, at 75c to il.OO. VELVETS?In many cis;s nothing gives the required finish to a gown but velvet We have them in staple and hieh colors?Turquoise, Grey, Emerald, Pink, While, Cerise, Lavender, Water Green, Canary, Ccquciicol, Purple, I awn. Prices run?ing from 75c to $3.00. 'P Silk Petticoats. SILK PET? TICOATS that are right in every re? spect?made from the very best silks ?silks that bear in? spection? silks that arc Ticked with care?silks that arc de? pendable. Not cheap Petticoats at cheap prices. Why not have the best? They may only cost you a dollar more on the start, but the wearing qualities, the slyle, etc., will fully repay you for the extra- Wc are not selling $10.00 for $4.43. but we are selling Hiebest $5 00 Silk Petticoat ever offered in this section, and wc will Lave it to you to decide. Silk Petlicoals, the larccst r\r\ assortment in Norfolk, qq $22.50 down to. <y>*f*\J<. Spring Gloves. Wc have received our full Soring im? portation of Kid Gloves, and are now showing the linest and most complete lines in Norfolk. Every wanted shade is here -the new Greens. Blues, Oaks, Reds, Tans, M"dcs, some have black stitching, some have white and some Hie same color as the glove, 2 and 3 hand? some clasps, 75c, $1.00. $1.25 and $1.75. Special mention is made ol the new Spring Gloves. Mocha Skin Gloves, a perfect fitting glove, fully guaranteed, $1.50 oair. Kid Gloves for Children, Tans, Reds and Modes, 75c, 85c and $100. 2 clasp and 4 hook. NOTICE I Wc ask you to have your gloves fitted at the counter, thereby getting a perfect fit and satisfaction Snap Shots. Bustles of all kinds, wire and mohair, every size. 25c, 39c and 50c. Hip Pads, made of ?aod quality mohair, and the satteen ones filled with i hair, 25c up to b9c. Chatalaines, in Black, Alligator, and all the popular colors, several sizes and ; styles to select from, 25c, 50c, 75c and i on up to $u.00 each Shopping Bass for the old ladies, they I like them and we can supply their I wants, some all seal and some seal with I silk tops. Ladies' Collars, all the new styles are here, about 50 new ones to select from, I round corners- straight standing, turn over and lots of others. A splendid col? lar for 10c; an all-Linen Collar for 12 1 .? c. Nazareth Waists for Children, 12'jc and 25c. Ferris Waists for Ladies, Misse? and Young Ladies, 50c, 75c and $1.00. Hosiery. Hosiery. Good honest values. Our Hosiery Dzoartment is stocked with the very best stockings made in this and foreign manufactories. That's why v/e sell so many. Too much rannot be said of our Ladies' Black 25c Hose, double soles, high spliced heel, elastic tops, cotton or lisle thread. Special! J 5 dozen Ladies' Black Im? ported Hose with plaid boots that sold for 50c will be closed out Monday 25c oair. Ladies' Fancy Hosiery. Hundreds of styles, all kinds of stripes, in all colors, black ground, blue with red and yellow stripes, plaids, polka dots, checks in every shade, colored tops with colored slrioes around top and lots of others, 25c up to $2.50 oair Ladies' Black Lace Hose in several new patterns, shell, scroll, fancy stripes and many others at all prices. Children's Black Ribbed Hose, a good one for 10c. one with double knees and double heels at 12'-c and a fine heavy one 25c, also Lisle Thread at 25c pair. Novelties. Our supply of Novelties in Bell Buck? les, Hat Pins. Belts, Fan Chains, Gold and Silver Waist Pins, Cuff Buttons, and Waists Sets is unsurpassed by any in the South Cut Steel, Gun Metal, Gold and Jeweled Belt Buckles, also Black ones, I 25c. I Cat Steel and Gold Buckles, 50c, 59c j up to $1.00 Cyrano Read Chains, in white and colors, 25c, 59c, 89c, 93c, $1.19 up to i ?J.50 Beautiful Fan Chains, J9c, Gold and Silver. j Sterling silver Fan Chains, 75c. Sterling Silver Waist Pins, J9c, 39c ; up to $219 set. Gold Waist Pins. 2 for 5c Jeweled Waist Pins, 10c each, or 3 for 25c. Novelties. Sterling Silver Hat Pins, 25c. Handsome line of Side Combs, all shapes, 10c, 15c, 25c up to $1.98 pair Braid Pins, 6 dilferent styles, 10c and J5c. Large Bone Shell Hair Pins, the newest thing, 25c each. Ribbons. We have a beautiful line of Fancy Ribbons, 35c. 39c, 49c, 50c, 69c and 75c yard In every pattern and color you I could wish for. These Ribbons arc be inr extensively used for collars and belts : also hat bands. We have a full line of Double faced Satin Ribbons from No. 5 to No. 100, ; every color of the rainbow. I Moric and Plain Talfcta Ribbons are 1 here in great abundance at unusually j low prices Narrow Ribbons, with fringed edges ' and cord center to gather it, several col? ors are here to select from. Fancy Ribbon Belts, 59c and 98c. Velvet Belts, 25c, 59c uo to $2.25. Fancy and Black Leather Belts, with cut steel trimmings, $100 and $189. Black and Colored Leather Belts at 25c and 50c Notions and Toilet Requsites Cocoa Soap, 3c cake or 25c dozen. Roger ck Gallet's Violet, Heliotrope. ; Cyrtosia, Gillus and Ocillet Micnardise Toilet Soap, 23c cake, t>2;:c box ol 3 cakes. Roger & Gallet's Violet, Heliotrope and White Rose Toilet Powders, White and Pink, 20c package. Roger & Gallet's Violette De-Parme Toilet Water, S9e. Roger ck Gallet's Verra Violette Per? fume, o2!?c ounce. Legrand's Oriza Violct-Du-Czar, 69c ounce. Colgate's La-France-Rose Extract, 25c ounce. Bailey's 5-Ounce Bottle Vaseline, 5c. Bailey's Flesh and While Face Pow? der, nicely cerfumcd, a piece of face chamois in each box, 10c special. Lady's Head Talcum Powder, highly perfumed, put up in metal sprinkler top boxes, 5c each. Bailey's Standard Talcum Powder, guaranteed as good as the best made, 10-; box. 3 lor 25c Colgate'.. Vioris Soap, large size, J5c, small size. 5c. Jurgen's Stick Shavinp Soap, 5c and 15c. Prophylactic Teeth Brushes are here, 33c and 3dc each. Notions and Toilet Requisites 3 yards Good Bone Casing, all shades, 1 Men's Soft Front Shirt Dress Bones, Black and Blonde, 5c dozen. Dre.-s Shields Stockinet, 3c pair. Inside Belting, all colors, 5c yard. Black and Colored Silk Dress Laces, 2 \- and 4 yards long, 5c Silk Corset Lace.%, all colors, 4 and 5 yards lone 25c Fir.t of the season and it: a full grown bargain. Wc place on saie Mon j day morning one case Men's and Boys' I Blue and White Percale Shirts, good quality and excellent patterns, soft front, dttached cults with round corners, two i turn down collar:; yen would expect it 1 to be about $1. We make a get-a" Men's Soft Front Shirts. quaintcd price. 50c. Don't forgel Boys as well as Mens. $i. 89c AND 75c SHIRTS FOR 69c ? All men have a part in this sale .of Fancy Laundred Shirts, some with culfs, some with two collars ar.d pair culfs, which is scheduled to open at 9 o'clock Monday morning, but the big lellow has a little the best ol it, all sizes, but an ex? cess of Jo'j, 17.-.nd 17.'j. This is the aopointed time for clearing up all Hie Shirts which do not belong lo Spring re? ceipts, some eighteen dozen in this lot, allovers and white bodies with fancy fronts. Percales and Madrasses chiefly, all open front and bad:, Men's tl, 8^c and 75c, now 69c. A LUCKY FIND FOR MEN -Just as a gald miner finds nuggets. Wc came upon a little lot ol Men's Fancy Halt 1 lose to sell for less than real value. These Socks are made from 111! finest orade imported cotton and lisle thread, in a very handsome range of stripes and oiaids, only 6 pairs to a customer, divided into two lots. This is the story, 25c Socks now 12,'jc; 50c Socks, now 25c. The New Shirt Waists. Th* Shirt Waist Department is stocked to overflowing with bright new goor-'r., the styles are up to date, the workmanship the very best and the fit ling guaranteed cerfect. At 50: - Several good styles at this price?Stripes, Pk.ids and Small Checks. These have the high standing collar with round corners, 2 rows of insertion across front, good ce.rrl buttons, 50c each. Black Shitt Waists, with straight standing collars, link cuff;, 3 rows of tucking acrr.ss Ironl. a scrviccoble waist and wondzrfuliy cheap, 75c each. t Pi The New Shirt Waists. At $100--This price contains some of the richest designs we have wide stripes, narrow stripes and the ever pop? ular white oiques, tucked yoke, bias cut and the new turn over collar makes the waists at this price in great demand. $1-00 each. Sulendid ouality White Pique with all color polka dots, high standing collar, good pearl buttons, shirred yokes. This is one of I lie handsomest waists we have. $1.25 each. White Pique Waists will be in great demand so we have laid in a supply. We mention one just received. A per? fectly plain, s'.yiish waist made out of excellent quality piques, $2.00 each. Missess' Shirt Waists in a large range of pa'.lerns strong durable quality, well made, 50c. each. Embroidery Department. Swiss All Over Embroideries from 50c to $3.98 a yard. Swissar.d All Over Embroideries, with Val Insertion, at $1.59, $2.25 to $3.75. Swiss All Over, with Val Insertion and Revearing. at $1.59. N.iinsn;!: All Over Embroidery from 50c to $3.75. Cambric All Over Embroidery at 50c, j 75c and $1.00. Nainsook Revearing. with rink, light j blue and bbek dots, at 75c a yard._ I All OvCT-Val Lace at $2.95 yard. Black and White Corded Taffeta at ! $3.00. j Black and While Taffeta, Chenille. , embroidered in black and white, at $2.75 Black Jetted Net at ^Zz, $J.50 tc $3.95. Biack Jelled Net, with spangles, $1.98 ! and $3.25. Black Ruffs from 49c to J4.50. Wop. Pi Pi HE bs ife te* te* 'gg? fe, ffe gfe. iV?~:\.--^\-^^\.?\\--^l^lr^l^l^ IN SOCIETY'S REALM Interesting columns of society nosys are expected each Sunday morning, nnd what is the abuse or the poor re? porter, whose lot it is to gather up these happenings, when 11?? - letter >?<? dull and prosy? Is it his fault that Un? people will not entertain'.' Lent Is n d such a good excuse, for there are other denominations, besides the Catholics and Episcopalians, who do not obaerTe that feaet, and judging from the con? gregations at church and the social af? fairs of last week, even those who are Bupposed to take some notice of the Beason are not so conscientiously ttiv tng up the pleasures of the world, afti r ell. So lay the fault at your own ! tor, and n.s a Sunday morning sacrifice de? ny yourself the gratification n; saying ''Such trash ; no news at all," which may be the case, but then you know ''the truth often wound?." t ? ? ? At Old Point Monday evening Prof. Jlliller, Miss ftayn?r, Miss Williams and Mr, Richards, of Norfolk, k.iv,' a plnno and fang recital at the Charnberlin Ho? tel. Reautlful selections hail been made to fill the program, and each number Vaa rendered in a finished and charm? ing style, wir h thoroughly delighted the listeners, who gathered to hear t.'-is ewcet music. ? ? ? Although the weather was so In? clement on Tuesday evening, the lec? ture, "Footsteps of Angels in Art," <vliich was given by Miss Annie Wood, on that evening, was well attended, pnd those.who were present highly en joyed this entertaining and Instructive talk. ? ? ? Now thai tlio news has cotnc that the Fourth Virginia Regiment will so soon be mustered out, many hearts are made happy, and gladly will the sol-1 dier hoys he welcomed home. A great i ovation win be given the companies on their arrival In Norfolk, and If they don't already feel that "there Is no place like home" these gallants will he forced to remember the maxim by the welcome which will greet them. ? ? ? A charming euchre-party was given at the Chamberlln Hotel on Wednes? day evening, which was a decided suc? cess. ? ? ? The Johns Hopkins Glee Club will give a concert In Norfolk during Kastcr week, which is eagerly anticipated by those who have friends among the club. It is said a reception will be ten? dered them on their arrival here. ? ? * The reception nt the Country Club was Its usual attractive affair yester? day afternoon. These spring-like days are Induclve of out-door spurts, and the club is the Mecca for the bicyclists, who are out In great force. ? ? ? The concert nt Virginia Peach was a delightful occasion, it was on Thurs? day that this musical? took place, and the guests at the Princess Anne were greatly pleased with the bright and pretty selections which were rendered by Miss Florence Butler, pianist; Mis. Joint 1'. Kevlll. vocalist, and Mr. M. P. Kruger, violinist. ? ? ? Mrs. Patten entertained the children of Christ Church Thursday afternoon I with an Interesting and Instructive tallc about the Japanese and their curious custotha nt the h me of Mrs. Ilubnrd, on Granby street. Nearly n hundred young proplo were present, and Mrs. 1'atten felt greatly gratified at the in? terest shown In foreign missions, and especially in the field where she and her husband, Lev. Lindsay Patten, ure w or king. Miss Mattle Payne, of Wnrrcnton, is the iTitest of Mrs. William A. Brooke, on Boush street, much p> the delight Of her many Norfolk friends. Miss Dlckmnn, Of Cleveland. Is visit? ing the Misses Ramsay, in Ghent, ? ? ? Mrs. Patten, missionary from Japan, is the guest of Mrs. Hubard, on Granby street. ? ? ? The engagement has been announced >??' Miss Sickles, of Washington, nnd i ?:. Anderson, of the United States Navy, now stationed at Ohl Point. The arrlage will take place next week. ? ? ? Mrs. Jessup nnd Mrs. Capt. Phillips, of Fortress Monroe, spent Monday In N irfolk. t * ? ? The Sixth Artillery will leave For tress Monroe next week for Manila. ? ? ? Miss Mary "Wrenn 'Wilson, of Smith field, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Jones, On Duke street. Miss Scott nnd Miss Hnllowell, of North Carolina; Miss Chapman of Milwaukee, Wis., ami Mrs. Boynton, Of Newport News, were the guests of Miss Virginia Jordan on Thursday. ? ? ? Miss Kensttt, of Baltimore, is visit ing Miss Elizabeth Taylor, on York street. ? ? ? The Messrs. Spcnkmari, of Wilmlng ton, Del., are In the city. ? ? a Judge Deaslcy, of Tn nton, N- .T.. and Mr. Hogemnn, N-w York, were en? tertained by Mr. J. Hugh Henry at the Country t'lttb Thursday. ? ? ? Miss Lou Belle Cnllsby .Tones, of Bliena Vista, who has he a the guest of Miss Emily Allya, on Bute street, left Friday on the cannon ball for Richmond. Miss Jenes will als? visit Lynchburg before returning home. ? ? * Miss Harrlette F, Taylor and Miss Mary Dalngcrflcld, of Alexandria, came yesterday to be the guests of the Misses Allya, on Bute street. ? < ? The Princess Anne Is an attractive spot, especially so when a congenial party meet at this handsome hotel for a pleasant evening. On Monday after? noon a party of sixteen assembled at the Virginia Beach depot nt the Invita? tion of Mr. C. O. Wrenn. Arriving tit (his seaside resort the moments happi? ly Hew until dinner was announced. A large table had been beautifully spread in the dining room and at the plate of I each young lady rested gorgeous Lh j France roses, but were out-rivaled by the fr sh young faces of the debs, who j only this year blossomed out. An olnbr ; orate an.I delectable menu was served at length, nfter which dancing was en? joyed it; the ball room until the late train. Those who were Mr. and Mrs. Wrenn's guests on this occasion were j Mr. and Mrs. William A. Wrenn, Miss l Florence Miller, of Brooklyn, who was j the guest of honor, the party being given to her; Miss Virginia Wrenn, 1 Miss Mauel Allyn. Miss Margaret Old. Miss Mary bctgtr, Mfea Mary ? rensho-w, of Baltimore: Mr. Wnlllugton ilar.lv. Mr. Calverl Dey, Mr. l: hard L. Doblc, Mr. W. W. Old. Jr., Mr. ['ercy Jones, and Mr. 15. M. Henry, Jr. Mrs. Farnuhnr anil Miss F?rquhnr are visiting friends in Washington. Mrs. !3. H. Bcnsley and lit;), dnugh. ter. Mary Virginia, are the guests <>f the Misses Wilson, in Granby street. ? * ? Notwithstanding the hid weather Tuesday evening n.u ta a large num? ber of the music loving people ?.f our city assembled n( Christ Church to hear the orsni reeiial given' by Professor Miller, which was a great treat to, th'-se who ventured ottt. Mr. Miller was assisted by 'Miss Mary Hey. or? ganist: Miss Florence Itaynor, soprano; Mr. Kcy-Compton, tenor; Mr. Kichnrds, basso, and Mr. Kruger, violinist. Mis-; s. Kindred Williams, was t>. nave sung, but was unable to be present owing to sickness, much in the regret of her many admirers. The program was a tasteful one, and the numbers were each duly appreciated In turn. These re? citals have always been very popular, and it is hoped th; t the community may have such another musical treat at a very early dat.-. The plans for the Mlschlanza are be? ing formed, and the townspeople are eagerly l oklnit forward t-> May, When this carnival Will t a It ? place. The terrible weather of last week considerably affected the wheels of bo cloty, and th. y failed to turn with their usual speed. ? ? ? The members of the New England Newspaper League spent Thursday and Friday Itt the city. They were delight Xully entertained while here, and left greatly pleased v.itn the push and pro? gress of our seaport town, and were loud In their pralso cf tin- hospitality showered upon them. ? * * Mr. and Mrs. William Doykln have issued invitations to the marriage of their daughter, Kliznbeth beans, to Mr] ttobcrl Frederick Ualdwfn, the mar? riage to lake place Wi dnesdny evening, Aprd stii. at 7 o'cli at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Baltimore. ? ? ? ? Friday being s:. Patrick's Day, quite a number of people were seen on the streets "wearing of the green.'' ? ? ? * A very pleasant evening was spent at] the Norfoik College for Young Ladies Friday. The elocution class gave an i ntertnlniuent, beginning at s o'clock, which was a most enjoyable occasion. ? ? a Miss Garcia Dcnnig, who, with her mother, has been spending the winter 1 at the MontlCCllO, left Wednesday for I Snnd?sky, <>., greatly to tho regret of : the many friends she made during her I stay in Norfolk. a ? ? Miss Florence Miller, of Brooklyn, N. Y.? is the guest of Miss Virginia VVrenn, ? e\ York Blreot. Miss Elizabeth Conrad, "f Winches tor, Is the guest Of Mrs- Charles Web? ster, on Freemason street. 4 a ? Mr. VanEttan. superintendent of the New V'ork Central railroad, arrived in Norfolk with a party of friends from New York Saturday morn? ing on his private car. Mrs. VanEttan, Miss VanEttan, Mrs. Skltt and MI&9 Skltt, wife and daughter of President Skltt, of the Norfolk, Vir? ginia Beach and Southern railroad, were among the party. They will re? main at this attractive resort for sev? eral days enjoying the privileged of the Princess Anne and tho pleasures of the seaside. * * ? Mr. Robert Pcgram spent Sunday with friends In Norfolk. * ? ? Miss Annie Gait, of Wllllamsburg, Is visiting relatives in the city. * ? * Miss Grace Magill, <>f Petersburg. 1b expected Easter to be the guest of Miss Mary Nash, on Freemason street. * * ? Mrs. II. M. Woodslde, of Baltimore, Is visiting her Bister, Mrs. Helen Browne, on York street. ? ? ? Mrs. W. W. Old, Jr., is In Baltimore on a pleasure trip. (Continued en Seventh Taue) ... WE WILL ON ... WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MARCH 22D AND 23D, ?Shov/ a New Line of? HL/ZU ?dtoclo I MRS. H. POSNER GRA5IBY ST MONTICELLO.