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WATT. RETTFJW & CLAY.
Store Closes Promptly at 6 P. fl.; Saturdays, 10. WATT. RETTBW & CLAY. WATT. RETTBW 8t CLAY. no arg other magnificent Suit offering:! Venetian and Covert Suits $12 each It's spoiling you to offer such suit values as we are now offering. It leads you to expect phenomenal things at Watt's at all times. It puts you "all out of sorts" ,to even look^at other stores' suits. Nevertheless, be the consequence what it may, Tomorrow's Suit offering is truly phenomenal! And this is what we have to say about them :? They are made of excellent Venetian and Covert Cloth in the newest shade of castor, cadet blue and gray. The double-breasted, new spade front jacket is lined with heavy twilled silk; has four clusters of but tons in front; two buttons on the back; two lower and one upper pocket; seams are lapped and tailor-stitched. The snug-fitting skirt has the new Gaylor back; side vent, closing with snap fasteners; stylish overskirt or tunic effect of same material, finished with four rows of stitching; percaline lined; corduroy bound and has a 12-inch band of stiffening*around the bottom. $18 would be cheap for them. Instead, we ask but $12. The $ 1 Black Crepons at 50c yard are having a great sale. When this lot is gone?no more. Thank the wind and rain for. keeping crepon wanters indoors. Had the Weather been pleasant the last chapter of the crepon story would have been printed last Sunday. We will simply re-state that we have A splendid lot of Black Crepons at 50c. a yard that formerly cost us 72c, a yard wholesale. The styles include pebble, blister, dimple and bubble effects. And at fifty cents they are just exactly half of what we used to sell them for. We also show magnificent Black Silk and Mohair Crepons at $1.2$, $t.?0, $1.75 and $2.25 a yard. We also tell of White and Cream Dress Goods and Silks. White and Cream Dress Goods and Silks are here in excellent assortments, for any and all purposes. We tell of a few below:? [Rosrular $10 Venetian Suits?Hebt and dark green. Four-button. fly front .Tackot-5-goro Skirt?at $S. ? Gray Tan and Black Suits. Ply-front, allk lined Jackets?scolloped. Z pleco Habit Back Skirt, all tailored seams. ?12 Suits, at $10. EXTRA?Regular $17 Sharkskin Suits et 415?black and green. Fly-front, scallaped Jacket. New shape 6-gore Skirt. Brown, Gray. Tan and Black Camel's Hair Cheviot Suits. Double-breast? ed' scalloped Jackets?taffeta lined. Now 6-gore Skirts. $15 each. Tan, Black, Gray, Castor and Navy Venetian and Broadcloth Suits. <Double-brcasted, taffeta lined scal? loped Jackets. 2-p!ecc, Blde-vont Skirts?with set on tunic; overskirt effect. $20 each. Black Camel's Hair Cheviot Suits?fly front Jacket lined with black silk new 5-gore skirl?110 a suit. Handsome Gray Suits?tho tight fit? ting, double breasted Jacket Is lined with Skinner's guaranteed satin. The new skirt, with pleated back closes on side, with llap, $17 a suit. "Very handsome gray, brown and navy Cheviot Suits ? lined throughout with black tafTeta silk. Halt tight fitting, dip front jacket. The skirt closes with braid finished scalloped flap. $20 a suit. A very lively selling marks the early show of Silver Novelties j You'd think it was Christmas time if you judged by the crowds around our jewelry department, where the Sterling Silver Novelties are having such a lively selling. We guarantee each piece genuine sterling silver. Each piece bears the "sterling" stamp. Cutlclo Knives, Letter Scales, Na.1l ?Files Blotters, Corn Knives and Tweezers?2i4-lnch sterling handles. Regular 39c. grade, at IDo. each, game articles as above, ?with 3-inch, regent pattern, handles?25c. each. with 3&-lnch, fleur do 11s pattern, (handles?39c each, Olga Nethersole Bracelets?plain and chased?nino handsome patterns? 50c. each. Bonnet or Velvet Brushes ? 5-lnch Roman handles?98c. each. Manicure and Embroidery Scissors rich handles?50c. each. ' Full 6-inch Dressmakers' Scissors?$1 each. Pocket Match Boxes?75c. and 98c each. Half-dozen patterns. 'Men's ,7-inch Bhell Dressing Combs? handsome silver backs?39c. each. S-lnch Hair Brushes?entire back and handle of Sterling silver, handsome design?1-inch pure white bristles? $2 each. ^ . , .Cloth and Velvet Brushes?GV6 Inches long, 1% inches wide?1%-lnch pure ?whlto bristles?entire back of Sterl? ing 6llver?3 patterns?$2 each. Comb, Brush and Mirror Sets?in momle lined cases?vory handsome ?$5 a b et. Military Hair Brushes?4%-lnch Sterl? ing s'-lver backs?$2.60 each. With 4-lnch backs?$1.69 each. 7-lnoh White Celluloid Dressing Combs ?Sterling silver backs?$1 each. White Enamelled Glovo Stretchers? 2%-lnch sterling handles?$1 each. 3-lnch handles, $1.19 each. Pocket Flasks?entirely of Sterling sti? ver?very handsome?$5 each. Bonnet Brushes?2V4-lnch Sterling han? dles?31i-lnch bristles??Oc. each. Cigar Cutters?2%-lnoh handles?scia Bors shape?75c. each. Whlsp Brooms?2%-inch Sterling ban. dies?50c. each. 3-lnch, 75c. 3V4-lnch, $1.00. Hair Brushes? full stzo ?extra long bristles?entire back and handle of Sterling sllvei^-$3.50 each. 7-inch Dressing Combs?tortoise shell ?sterling backs?39c. each. Comb and Brush Sets?In momle lined cases?7-lnch tortoise combs?S-lnch hair brushes?handsomely mounted ?$1.59 a set. Nottingham Lace Curtains and Che? nille Portieres at changed prices. We have fifty-four pairs of Nottingham Lace Curtains?odds and ends ?only one pair of a kind?that we want to sell quickly. Their prices indicate what they are worth to us only. You'll find them ; worth much more to you. New Golf Capes. We have had to reorder golf xapes a half-dozen times. They are so popular, you know. These new ones are made of large shawl plaids, with fringed plaid hoods. Solid color scalloped body with the plaid showing inside, and down the front, and around the bottom. Black and' white, and the lively Scotch combinations. $7 each. We have others, at $6.50 and ?9 each. For Chiidren at $4 and $4.50 each. New Wrappers. Of flannelette. Warm and comfortable. Have braid trimmed yoke front and back. Cut full in every way. $i. Better ones at $1.25, gl.37 and $1.50. Handsome ones at $1.75 and $2. The New Coats. Very handsome and stylish tafTeta lined coats?black, blue, tan and brown Kersey cloth?beautifully tai? lor stitched?full taffeta lining. $15. Others at $5, $8, $10 and $13. MISSES' COATS? Tan, blue, brown, black, green and castor, double breasted Kersey coats? very handsome ? strapped seams ? half silk lined. $8. Others at $3.50, $5, $9 and $10. CHILDREN'S REEFERS? Of plain blue cheviot?box front? well made?exceptionally good value. Very cheap at $2.50. Others at $3.50, $5 and $8. ? CHILDREN'S LONG COATS? Of eiderdown and flannel?braid and fur trimmed?pink, blue, tan green and red. $2, $2.50, $3, $4 and THE ACTUAL VALUES ARE FROM $1.25 UP TO $6. THE CHANGED PRICES ARE FROM 80c. UP TO $4. And we shall sell the balance of our CHENILLE PORTIERES AT ACTUAL COST PRICES. Former prices were from $4.50 up to $10. secure handsome draperies at a small outlay. A chance to ' Wood Curtain-Poles?all colors?6 feet long?with fixtures? 25c. each. WWto Enamelled Cottage Rods, and ? fixtures complete? 19c. each. l%^ineh Wood Portiere Poles?10 feet . . long?with fixtures?50c. each. We also carry a full line of 2-incH Por? tlore Poles?8 and 10 feet long1. Wo show every wanted drapery re? quisite?drapery pins, tossol hooks, sockets, extension brackets, encten slon rods, loops. Window Shades?full 6lze?white and colors?25c. each. MATTINGS?Regular $12 Japaneso Mattings?cotton Tvarp? rich carpet de> slgns?10 yard rolls $9 a roll. Or we will cut any quantity you desire. PAMPAS GRASS MATNNGS AND RUGS?Quite now Made from thoroughly cured sweet pampas grass? excollent for homo and office use. Plain and . , fancy effects. The malting is 33c. a yard. The rugs are- 50c, S7',Ac. and $1.12 each-according to size. The rugs are bound and have deep wool fringe. ? Richard Carvel, 98c. IBy 'W1nsto.rv Churchill. Cloth bound. . Gold tops. Rough edges. Bcautl ' ? .,'fully. Illustrated. Publisher's price, i J1.60. Our price, 9Sc Stamped Goods. The four-piece Table Sets, at \2]/zC a set, are remarkably cheap. Think of getting a prettily stamped union linen centre piece, a tray cover and two doilies, all for i2*4c. It's the greatest value this depart? ment has ever had. Stamped Duck Bureau Scarfs?deep knotted fringe?2 yards long, 20c each. Stamped Duck Wash Stand Covers? 114 yards long?12Vfcc. each. Stamped Pillow Shams?32x32 Inches? 12V4C each. Rich Applique Bureau Scarfs ? 1% yards long?50c, G2V&C, 75c, $1 and $1.60 each. Rich Applique Shams?32x32 Inches? 25c, 29c, 50c, 75c, S7V&C. and $1 each Silk Lambrequins?white and all colors ?embroidered In heavy gold?$2 -I?.D0, $3, $8.75, $4 and $5 each. Real Opal Rings. Don't judge the quality of these beautiful rings by the prices. They are solid gold and are mount ed with genuine opals. Regular $2 Rings at $1.39. Regular $2.50 Rings at $1.69. Regular $3 Rings at $1.89. ? Regular $3.50 lUngs at $2 50. Regular $4 50 Rings at $3.50. ?Rciulnr $6 Rings at $??. 62-Jnch Strictly Pure Wool, twilled back Cream Broadcloth?rich satin finish. $1. 45-Inch Extra Heavy Cream Bedford Cord?a beauty. $1. 36-lnch All-wool Cream Twilled Flan? nel. 50c. 36-lnch All-wool Cream Serge, 37V?c. 44-inch Silk Finish Cream Henrietta. 50c. 40-Inch Extra Heavy Cream Astra? chan, for babies' cloaks. $l.37',i. 3G-lnch Cream Cashmere. 25c. Beautiful White Taffeta Silk. 42c. and 75c. 24-inch Wbite Bongallne Silk. 75c Regular $1.25 White Corded Taffeta. $1. 19-Inch Whlto and Cream Satin. 50? 24-inch White and Cream Satin. 750. Very -heavy, 24-Inch White and Cream SaUn. $1. 22-inch Cream Brocade Satin. 76c 2V Inch Whlto Brocade Satin. $L 24-1nch Whlto China Silk. 46c, 27-lnch Whlto China. Silk. 68c 36-lnch Whlto China Silk. 76c Customers tell us that we have by far THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF PLAIDS in the city, and that we offer them at lower prices than any other store. 58-inch, large plaid, all-wool cheviots?iy% yards are enough for a skirt?in a half-dozen styles, at $1 a yard. Bright and very attractive plaids at 50c. a yard. INFANTS' COATS? Long white Cashmere Cuats?hand? somely trimmed. S2.75, $3, $3-50, $4, $4.50 and $5. Teachers' $1.50 Bibles, 79c. Nelson's teachers' bibles. Contain new helps. New concor? dance. 350 illustrations. 12 colored maps. Printed on good paper?minion type ? leather bound ? overlapping covers. Publisher's price, $1.50. Our low price, 79c. "American Lady" Corsets. New Silk Waists. $5.50 Black Taffeta Waists at $4 89. Made entirely of fine tucks. Have flare cuffs. No yoke. Fully lined. Instead of $6.50, they are $4.89 Others, in black, at $3,50, $5.C0, $5.50 and $7. Very handsome colored Taffeta Waists?beautifully corded and tucked ?at $5, $5.50 and $7. FLANNEL WAISTS? Of all-wool flannel?blue, red and black, $1. Beautifully braided flannel waists at $1.25. SI.39, $1-50 and $2. Black, navy and red Venetian cloth waists, trimmed with white silk braid, $2.39. Dressing Sacques. Splendidly made Eiderdown Dress? ing. Sacques?pink, blue, gray and red?prettily crochetted?ribbon at neck?75c. each. Of heavier and better Eiderdown,made similar to the 75c. ones?$1 each Of heavy Eiderdown?crochetted yoke front and hack?loop and buttons ribbon at neck ? crochetted all around?$1.25 each. Of fine lamb's wool Eiderdown?deep collar?2 loops?ribbon at neck?tall ored seams?$1.37V(. each. Excellent values in Underwear for men, women and children. But you'll have to think and act quickly. Most of you have heard about the celebrated Glastenbury underwear? of its splendid wearing qualities. To day we tell of a lot of Glastenbury "seconds" for men. The irreg? ularities are so trifling that only the keenest eyes can detect them. Men's natural wool shirts and drawers?s:conds of the dollar quality?75c each. Men's Normal Mixed Fleeced Lined Shirts and Drawers?shirts have ribbed skirts, pearl buttons and are silk trimmed. Drawers to match. R'-gular 50c. grade, at 39c. each. Men'3 Gray Natural Wool Shirts and Drawers ? s'xty per cent, wool great value, nt G2M.C. each. Men's Mr-d'.c-.\ted Pure Wool Red Flan? nel Shirts and Drawers?7fc each. Odds and tnds?small sizes only?Men's Red Flannel Shirts and Drawers? 50c. each. Women's Fleeced R-ibhod Vests and Pants?pearl buttons silk trimmed ?3 garments for 50e. Women's Extra Quality, heavy ribbed fleeced Cotton Vests and Pants?3 garments for $1. Women's %-wooI Plain White Vests and Pants?75c. each. All-puro wool?$1 each. Odds and ends of Women's regular 50c. Vests and Pants to go at 25c. each. Children's Cotton Union Suits?floece lined?25c each. Cnlldron's Gray Ribbed Sleeping Gar? ments?flee co lined?all sizes?25a. each. Not styles. necessary to say more. $1 each. Four Thomson's "True Fit" Corsets, bias front, gored hips, flossed bones, embroidered tops. Equal to many dollar corsets. 50e. a pair. Catholic Emblems, 10c. Miniature Catholic emblems tifully colored ? mounted ? in back gilt frames. Six subjects, 10c. each. -beau easel Of fine lamb's wool Eiderdown?double breasted?3 sets of military loops tailored seams?$1.60 each. Of fine lamb's wool Eiderdown?deep collar, cuffs, front and bottom trimmed with narrow ribbon?2 loops?beauties?$1.75 each. Of fine lamb's wool Eiderdown?square corner full front?satin bound?two pockets? lappr-d seams?2 loops? $2.50 each. Of fine lamb's wool Eiderdown?empire style?collar, cuffs, yoke, front and bottom bound with sntln. $2.50 each. Boys' School Stockings. % The best wearing boys' stockings that we have ever seen. They are dutible ribbed?have ex? tra heavy legs?double knees?spliced heels and toes--absolutely fast black. Tough as sole leather. Sizes 6 to 8)4 ? 12J^c. a pair. Sizes 9 to 10? 15c. a pair. Get a couple pairs and let the boy try them. Words of highest commendation for our excellent $1 Kid Gloves. Think of it I Out of a sale of one hundred dozen pairs of the famous "Chaumont" and "P. L." Kid Gloves ONLY THREE PAIRS GAVE UN SATISFACTORY WEAP! That's pretty good endorsement for a dollar kid glove, we think. These superb 2-clasp gloves are made in Grenoble, France, of the very finest lamb skins. They come in every color, including the new castors, to match the new dress. Black and self stitching. They fit absolutely perfect and are fully guaranteed. $1 a pair. Regular $1.25 Genuine Kid, undressed I Snedo Gloves, in grays only?$1 a pair. Supor quality Genuine Kid Gloves?a clasp?blacks, grays and modos? $1.60 a pair. Do you want a petticoat at about the aetuaf-eost-of making? Our recent purchase of 143 dozen excellently made un? derskirts from the defunct Monogram Skirt Company, Balti? more, enables us to sell 7lie renowned "Monogram" underskirts at less than wholesale prices. The satteens and mercerized Italian cloths areas lustrous as silk, look like silk, and wear better. The prices run from ?0c. on up to $3 each. 9 The Eldredze Sewing Machines $19 and $20 each. ? WEEK IN SOCIETY. Parties Galore in Norfolk During . the Past Week, An.. Kiijoynble Progressive Enobro Vnrty ?JII?llo lfc'nu -Ojntor ItOltM ,_nr?iiUfintoD <Iie nnllleslilp Tex an?Solr'ea?A Sovel Parly* : ??'l'/T^?esday Mrs, ' ?? ty.of her'frle; Berry entertained a friends In a very charming er at ?her home, on the corner of arJatle and Brewer streets. Tho afr f$waa a card party, five -tables of ^'reWlV? ?e?chre being played. Very ?score cards, painted by Mrs. , wero given to tho players. The tprizo was won by Miss Madge lond; and she rocelved. a card tvi;..Pe?rcy Jones can-led off the 'long the gentlemen in the japdlver stamp box. The booby re. won by Miss L-lllie Drum ? .Mr. Stebbins,' who were mate- catsup and a "hammer. Dainty and tempting refreshments were then Berved on the card tables, after which Miss Gherl played several selections of beautiful music on the piano, delighting the listeners with her skill and exquisite touch. Mrs. Berry's guests on this hap? py occasion were Miss Gherl, of Balti? more; Miss Elizabeth Johnston, Miss Mattie Johnston, Miss Mary Whaley, Miss Lilllc Drummond, Miss Daisy Drummond, Miss Virginia Newton, Miss Mary Leigh, Miss Madgo Drum? mond, Miss OusBie Newton, Mr. Turner Johnston, Mr. Harry Keeling, Mr. Holl i day, Mr. Theodore Garnctt, Jr., Mr. Btebblns, Mr. Joseph Drummond, Mr. Oolllngwood Burrow, Mr, Percy Jones, Mr. Duncan Puller and Mr. Williams. ? ? ? Miss Margaret Flynn entertained a few of her friends ax a Hallowe'en par? ty Tuesday evening at her home In the county. Fortunes were tried and great mirth and fun evoked from "bobbing apples," toasting chestnuts and the other Interesting ways of All) Hallow's Eve. Delightful refresh-1 ments were served during the evening and greatly enjoyed. Miss Flynn's guests on this occasion were Miss Mar? garet McDermott, Miss Beatrice, Rella han. Mr. Allen McICenzle and Messrs. William and Henry McDermott. Chaplain Morrison entertained Mrs. E. B. Hodges, Miss SaJlle Bernard and Miss Mary Meade Bernard, of Peters? burg, in a charming manner Friday. The occasion was a breakfast on board Iho battleship Texas, which is now underglng repairs at the navy yard. Breakfast was served at 12 o'clock and a delightful afternoon spent on board ship. ? ? ? Col. Muse entertained a party of friends In a charming' manner last week by giving an oyster ranstt. The roast took place at Willnughby Bonch and was a most enjoyable occasion. ? ? ? Mr- and' Mrs. Cory Weston enter? tained at dinner, Tuesday evening, the Misses 1 Mallory. of Charlotte, N. C, Mr. Howard Shield and Mr. Montgom? ery Osborne. The affair was a most delightful one and adds another happy event In the calendar of pleasant en? tertainments given by these charming hosts. ? ? a Miss L-lssle Hllllard entertained a party of friends very delightfully Tues? day at her home on York street. The occasion was a birthday supper, which proved a most enjoyable one. After the menu h;id been served the even? ing- passed pleasantly In Hallowe'en sports. Those who were Mi&s Hitliard'.t; guests on this evening were Miss Mary Magulre Chamberlalne, Miss Margaret Held, Mise Emily Allyn, Miss Elizabeth Bowdoin, Mr. Fergus (Joodrldge, Mr. Frank McCullough, Mr. Theodrlc Wil Hnms. Mr.' Calvert Dey and Mr. Robert Pegrnm. ?,?.'?' Ml6s Elsie Winston gave h Hallowe'en party Tuesday evening, which was I quite an enjoyable affair. Her home In Drambleton was the scene of much merriment and fun, a? they sought to look Into the future by the various ways that are known for such things on that night. Refreshments of a tempting nature were served, and duly enjoyed. Among those who were pres? ent were Misses Bancroft, Corprew, Mc Clure. Schank, Bigbee, Messrs. Upton and Wllber. ? ? a The engagement has been nnnounced of Miss Annie Hill up*, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. C. Billups, to Dr. W. S. Say ens, of Wytheville. The marriage will take place the 12th of December. A delightful soiree was given Satur? day evening at the Masonic Temple by the young people of the West End. Dancing was indulged In for two hours, and the time pnsscd all loo rap Idly. The floor wae in good condition, and the music fine, so a nice crowd completed the necessary ingredients for an enjoyable evening. ? ? ? Mrs. Joseph Browne, of Baltimore, 1s the guest of Mrs. A. Roland Nash, in Ghent. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Mlhetree have sent out invitations to 'tho marriage of their daughter, Martha Batte, to Mr. ChaPlcs Freeman Pitts. The ceremony ] will take place Wednesday, November 16th, at noon, In St. Paul's Church, Twenty-third street, near Washington Circle, Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. ritts will beat home Saturdays in Jan? uary, 1003, N. street. Miss Minetree has many friends and relatives In Norfolk who wish her happiness. Quito a novel party was Riven Tues? day night by the Misses N'lles, at their home at the navy yard. The ladies of the party wore fancy costumes and were quaint or pretty or funny as the occasion demanded. Games were in? dulged in and fortunes told. There was a pantomime on a curtain, which was highly appreciated. Then came bobbing for apples, which is lots of fun, and roasting chestnuts afforded much amusement, but "Up Jenkins" created a continual roar, which lasted until put down by the good things for the Inner man which appeared, Not until a late hour did this party come to a close, so varied and prolonged was the merri? ment. Those who were present on this (Continued on Fifteenth Page.) Kiliifinilon. In dross Is ns essential now-a-days nfl literature and art, and we teach It at a very small cost. Our Party Gowns are works of art, as will shortly De seen at some of the emnrtest functlona. We are pleased to sell Trimmings to anyone who wishes them, and make aceordlan plaltir.g, ?ide plaiting and buttons! ARTHER MORRIS, 612 Columbia Bid,sr. Granby St. It Dr. H. W. SHELLEY, R. O. Ornduato Optician, of Baltimore. Md., Is now located permanently with Chapman <& Jakomnn corner Main and Bank streets, and has all the latest appliances for the examination and correction of diseases and defects of vision whore glasses are Wo charge no fancy prices, charging only moderate prices for first-class goods, correctly fitted. Oflico hours?2 to 6 p. m. every day and Saturdays, 2 to 9 p. m. CHAPMAN & JAKEMAN, Cor. Main and Bank Sts., Norfolk NEW LINE OP FRIENDSHIP HEARTS .25e. each STERLING SILVER CHAIN BRACELETS ..?.Sic. each NEW NETHERSOLE BRACELETS .?90. each Sterling Silver Bridal Presents?Oak Chest, containing 1 do*en Tea Spoons, yt dozen Table Spoons Vj dozen Forks, Ladlo- and Butter Knife, for $35.00?all Sterl? ing Sliver?a great barga-'n. Many new Sterling Pieces, from $2.00 to $3.00 each. CHAPMAN k JAKE,?, Cor. Alain and Bank Streets.