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RAINY DAY SKIRTS.
Our showing, is worthy of your in? spection. Prices, range $2.50, $5.00, $5.49, $7.50, $8.98, $10.00. hoads & Co. 133 AND 202 MAIN STREET. WE ARE ? SELLING STANDARD PATTER^^fc \ DECEMBER now., Alltliehew Win-; ter Styles of Costumes am?ng trieni. ^ ^PERFECT SERVICE AND SATISFACTION IS OUR AIM s ^ To make this store pre-eminently the recognized leader that all must acknowledge its position is our constant effort and aim. To merchan? dise better than that which has heretofore been the best?to dignify the business of retail merchandising?to prove by continued and evident success that goods can be sold on honor, without exaggeration, and in such a way that the customer remembers with entire satisfaction the transaction ; d cbnl duct an aggressive up-to-date business without false advertising; to make the store, even down to its small*st detail, as nearly as possible as it! many thousands of visitors and customers would wish it* Such is also our effort, and the accomplishment of such an effort certainly does dignify up to-date merchandising, and surely wins leadership. MEN'S FURNISHING SECTION. Our Men's Furnishing Department is going ahead at a great pace and is winning new friends every day. No need to tell you why. The goods and prices best tell that story, and values such as these are bound to attract at attcntion. At 39c, or 3 for $1.00, Men's Un? bleached Ribbed Shirts and Drawers; Shirts, White satin fronts, pearl buttons, French neck; Drawers, fine sateen tops, pearl buttons, covered scams, close fit ling. At 50c. we can give you Gents' Un? derwear in Blue, Brown, and Fancy Brown Mixed Ribbed, that are made up (irst class in every particular; Shirts nicely finished with silk tape fronls, fine ribbed necks, silk stitched, pearl buttons; Drawers, sateen loos, with pearl but? tons, suspender tapes. At 50c-, the best value on the market. Men's Exlra Heavy Wool Fleece Lined Underwear, in pretty shade tan; Shirts arc strongly made, covered seams; Drawers arc all shaped, with fine web ankles, pearl buttons, suspender straps, nicely finished throughout At 50c Men's 60 per cent. Gray Wool Underwear; Shirts nicely trim? med, pearl buttons and embroidered neck; Drawers, suspender straps, pearl buttons, covered seams, non-shrinkable, good first class goods. Special Values in Ladies' Knit Underwear. These special offerings are too good to last long. Economical buyers will find this a good opportunity to supply their future needs. At 25c, Ladies'Jersey Ribbed Vcsls, fleece lined, high neck, long sleeves; Pants to match (French shape) At 39c, Ladies' White Ribbed Vcsls, high neck and long sleeves; Drawers to match. At 50c, Ladies' Half Wool Natural Ribbed Vests, high neck, long sleeves; Drawers to'match. Ladies' and Children's Union Suits and Children's Sleeping Garments. Prices range from 25c. to $2.00 apiece A Special Sale of Shell Goods. Shell Side Combs, at JOc, J5c, 19c, 25., 39c. and 50c. pair. Shell Back Combs, 10c, 15c, J9c, 25c, 39c. up to S1.98 each. We have a full line of Jeweled Side, Back and Pomoadour Combs, from 25c. to $2.00 Shell Pompadour Combs, JOc, 15c, 19c, 25c. and 39c. each Shell Pins, at 10c. dozen and 20c Shell Braid Pins, at 5c, 10c, 15c. and 25c. Norfolk's Choicest Stock of Furs. Wc are convinced that we have the best stock of selected furs and the most atlraclive line ever shown in the city. Our purchases were made before the sharp advance of oriccs, and we give our customers the benefit of our great chance or foresight. Fur Scarfs, at $2-59. $2.75. $2-98. 53.25, $3 50, $3.79, $3.75, $4-00, $4.75, $5.00. $5.93, $6.98, $8 00, $9.50, $10 00 and $10.75. Fur Collaretts. at $2.49, $3-25, $3 39. $3.69, 54.00. 55 00, $5.49,. $6.39, $7.00. $7.50, $S 00, $3.50. $9 00, $9.50, $10.00, $11.93, $12.50, $14 00, $15.00, $16.50, $17.00, $18 50, $19.50, S70.00, $75.00, $"57.50. Fur Capes, $10-00, $J4 00, $17.00, S25.00, $29 00. $33 00. Animal Scarfs, $7.00, SJO.00, $11.50, $J1.98 Fur Coats, at $31.50 and S50-00. Veiling. The new Fall Veilings have arrived. White and Brown Chiffon with Vel? vet ring spots, 50c. yard. Brown Mouseline with white spots, is a popular fad. Here a splendid quality, 18 inches widi, 50c yard. White. Black and all colored Chiffons, at 25c. 39c. and 50c Sewi Silk Veiling in every grade, Black or White. Plain Black Nets, and Nets with Chenille sools, from 25c to $1.00 yard. Round and Square Mourning Veils, from 25c. to $1.39 each. Nuns' Veils, from $3.00 to $7-50. Art Needlework. Specimen values that readily explain the growth of this model department. Special preparation for the holiday sea? son Cushion Tops, in Stamped Canvas, Duck and Linen, at 30c, 45c , 49c, 59c. each. Flourishing Thread, all colors, 5c. skein. Linen, Stamped Center Pieces, all sizes, from 5c up to 49c. each. Belding Bros. Embroidery Silk, all leading shades, at 4c. skein, 40c. dozen. Honiton and Battenburg Patterns, 5c lo 33c. each. Battenburg Braid, 2c4s^*9c. yar<^' Battenburg Thread, 5c. and 7c. a ball Fringe, both Cotton and Silk, at 5c, 8c, JOc, 12^c, :5c, 25c yard. All Silk Cords at 8c, JOc, J2j?c, J5c yard. Down fallows, from 25c. to $1.75. SALE OF DRESS GOODS AT HALF REGULAR PRICE The question may arise in the minds of readers of this advertisement. "WHY SELL GOOD. SEASONABLE DRESS GOODS at HALF PRICE?" If it were practicable and pertinent to state here the ways in which these goods d were bought and the various reasons for disposing ot them, etc., etc , that question fj would no longer exist. We say that these goods are worth so much?and that we wiii sell them at certain price. These facts will be sufficient to readers of this advertisement Experi? ence has taught our customer that they always find facts just as stated. Black Dress Goods. $1.75 Camels Hair Crepon, all-wool, 45 inch. $1.50 Armure, fancy figured, 42 inch. $J.0O Fancy German Worsted, 45 inch. $1.50 Bayadere Mohair and WoolNoycl ty, 42 inch. $1-00 Fine Jacquard, neat design, 50 inch. 89c- Fancy Serge Suiting, 50 inch. $1.50 Mohair Figured Wool Novelty, 42 inch. $I.50-Woolcn and Worsted Novelty,46 inch. $1.50 Figured Crepe Effect, 43 inch. $2.50 Small Figured Poplin, 52 inch. $1.75 Fancy Corded Poplin, 44 inch. $1.00 Handsome All Wool Etaminc, 46 inch. $1.35 Neat All-over Design on Pin Dot Ground, 42 inch. All Priced At Colored Dress Goods. 98c. Plaid, two shades of Brown and Green, 44 inches wide. $1.50 Sharkshin, Green and Purple, and Green, 46 inch. 75c. Purple, All Wool French Etamie, 52 inch $1.00 Covert Suitings, Black and Green, Garnet and Green, Blue and Gray, 46 inch. 89c rancy Wool Serjjc, Figured, Navy and Brown, 52 inch. $1.25 Imoortcd Suitings, Blue and Black, Purple and Green, Garnet and Black, and Brown and Purple, 46 inches wide, made of Australian Wool. 89c Heavy Wide Twill Cheviot, Navy and Purple, 52 inches wide. $1.00 Whipcord Serge, Garnet, Myrtle,, i and Dark Sage, 46 inch. $1 00 Fancy Armures, Cadet, Reseda and | Stone Blue, 42 inch. All Priced At 59c. 69c. peop'e or/table t at first akes the A COMFORTABLE GARMENT. . There was a time, not many years ago, when Gapes of heavy materials were used for stormy and cold days, but never thought of in milder weather. The r uingof golf first made the Golf Cape popular, and i who have no idea of the game cling to this garment for all seasons and occasions on ?< would have seemed impossible. Nothing qu . place of a Golf Cape, and no wardrobe is comp ete with out one. Ladies' Golf Capes, we price them at $5.00, $7.89, $9.00, $10.00, $12.50, $13.50, $15.00, $19.00 and $22.50. Children's, from $5.00 up to $14.00. SPECIAL OFFERINGS IN UMBRELLAS. Our East Window has a fair showing for you in both Ladies' and Gents'. Note these special prices. Ladies' and Gents' 26-inch Gloria Cloth Umbrellas, $1.00 each. Steel rod and Paragon frame. At 75c, 26 and 28-inch Glasgow Serge, guaranteed fast black, good stout frame and natural wood handles. At 89c, Umbrellas of Corola Silk with fancy natural wood handles, nickel swedge, Paragon frames. A good dol? lar's worth for 89c At $2.00 we have a very handsome line of fancy silver trimmed and plain natural handles Gloria Cloths and Eng? lish Twills. At $2.25 we are showing an elegant line of the celebrated Kensington Silk Twill Umbrellas; boxwood and furge handles. We have a handsome line of ? better goods at $3 00, $3.25, $3.89, $4.00, $4-25, $5.00, $5.50, $6.00 and $6.50 each. TAILOR MADE SUITS AND COATS. That incomparable elegance which gives to a suit or coat indefinable style characteristics?the attributes of faultlessly fashioned apparel. By daily demonstrating the superiority of Miller, Rhoads & Co.'s fashions, all Norfolk has been taught to turn to this great style school for perfect deleniation of the ruling fashions of the day. Showing as we do the largest assortment of Coats and Suits, it is but natural for you to expect us to do better by you than any other store in the city. That we save you money is proven by such offerings as we herein mention. Monday wc sell a Gray Homespun Tailor Made Suit, with satin lining, soade front, Jacket flare or opera back, Skirt open front and percaline lined, at 510.00. Fine Venetian Tailor Made Suits, Jacket satin lined, opera back, Skirt oercaline lined, at $13.50. Fine Venetian Tailor Made Suits, with Jacket, silk lined, with Hare and opera back Skirts, at $15.00. Fine Gray Home Spun Tailor Made Suits, tight fitting double breasted silk lined Jacket with scalloos all around, opera back Skirt; get first showing here Monday; price $16. Fine Venetian, in Black and colors, double breasted. tight fitting Jacket, silk lined opera back Skirt and percaline lined, at $18 50. Our shewing of Ladies' Tailor Made Suits eclipses any showing made elsewhere, at $25.00. We can show you over 25 styles, includihg about 25 different styles of Jackets; also the Latest Novelties in Skirts, among them the Opera Back, Habit-Back, Over Skirt, Flare Skirt, the Two and Three Piece Skirt. All Jackets Silk Lined. Price S2500. Ladies' Coats, at $3.89, $4.98, $5.00, $5.69, $6 00. $7.50, $800, $9.00, $10.00, $12.50, $15.00, $16.00, $16.50, $18.50, $22.50, $25.00, $30-00 and $37.50. Ladies' Furnishings. This department has all the new ideas in Ladles' Neck Wear and all the very latest styles Collars. Beautiful Chiffon and Silk Collars, with large bow attached edged with dainty lace, Black, White and colors, 50c. up to $2 75 each. Laree Flowing Ties of all kinds, Chiffon, Liberty Silk and Net, Black, White and colors, 25c. up to $139 each. Spangled Velvet Collars, in Black and every color, 50c, 98c and $1.19. A splendid assortment of Silk Jabots, in colors, 50c Ladies' Collars of all kinds, among the new ones a High Standing Collar with high points on each side, 12><c. Notions. Our department is now filled with new dress Undings, Telegram Waterproof Skirt Binding, in Black and all colors, 8c yard. The Duxbank Brush Edi-e Water? proof Binding, 8c. yard. Fcddcr's Pompadour Skirt Binding, in Black and all colors, 7c yard. Moss Edge Brush Skirt Binding, in Black and all colors, 4c- yard. Hay's Waterproof Skirt Binding, JOc yard. The Belle, S. H. & M's, 5 yard Bunches of double warpVelyeteen Skirt ket, 30c. a bunch. 9 yard Rolls Silk Seam Binding, in Black, White and colors, 10c. piece The Best quality }$ inch wide all Pure Silk Seam Binding, 10 yard Rolls, in Black, White and colors, J5c. piece. Notions. 8 inch Dress Bones, 5c dozen. The Invincible Dress Fastener, 17c. each. The Security Dress Fasteoer, JOc. each. 9 yard Rolls Bonecasing, 5c Hooks and Eyes, 1c. card. Good English Dressing Pins, 2c. paper Ladies' and Children's Spring Lock: Hose Suppor.'trs, JOc pair. 4 ounce Cakes Turkish Bath Soap, 3c cake. The Savon-a-la-Vlolette-de-Mentone Toilet Soap, 3 cakts in a Box for 10c. With each cake there is a coupon which entitles you to a novel. Bed Quilts. Another case of the biggest Quilt bar? gains that has ever been offered in this city. A bargain that we never expect to be able to duolicate again. One hun? dred extra fine Quilts, ready hemmed, ready for use?a great bargain?at $1.25 and positive sensation at 89c. Blankets. Some wonderful Values in this de? partment. If interested come early and get the choice of the lot. Special. A splendid Wool Mixed Lfive sizes, several color borders, for $1.75 oair. J 1-4 Blankets, a wonder; Pink, Blue, and Red borders, $2.25. One case of Pure Wool Blankets, in all color borders, full size, go on sale for $2 89. jSH a?\ ,?% A Xfc >?V>????^ XJH ? >? I mi IN SOCIETY. (Continued from Fourteenth P?se.) merry evening were Miss Cornelia Tucker, as "Dolly Warden;" Miss Max? well ns "A Golf Girl," Miss Florence Milligan as "A Lacly in White." Miss Julia J^owey ns ".May Irvin," with a pickaninny; Miss Elizabeth Winn as a "Girl from Paris:" Miss Violet Nlles, a? "Little Bo-Peep;" Miss Rosamund Xilw, as a "Spanish Dancer;" Mr. Ed? ward IliKRlns, Mr. Hopkins, U. S. N.; Mr. Mark Bristol, TJ. S. N'.; Mr. Gibson and Mr. Washington Taylor, Jr. Mr. Robert B. Pegram, of Richmond, is visiting relatives in the city. ? * ? Miss Sarah White, of Abingdon, is expected next week to visit her sis? ter. Mrs. A. P. Wilmer, on Yarmouth street. ? * ? Miss Vera Taylor, formerly of Nor? folk, but now of South Carolina, is visiting her nunt, Mrs. Samuels, in Ghent. ? * ? Miss Maria Teieher has returned from the "University of Virginia, where eho has been visiting friends. ? * ? Miss Snlllo Bernard, of Petersburg, Is the guest of Mrs. E. B. Hodges, in Ghent. Miss Green is the guest of her sis? ter, Mrs. Alfred Page, In Glient. ? ? * , Mr. Boiling J. Watkins leaves to? day to spend his two weeks' vacation in Anielip. county, where he will shoot birds. ? ? * Miss Mary Lou Gray will leave this week to attend the marriage of her cousin. Miss Mlnltree nnd Mr. Fitts, in Washington next week. ? - ?* Miss Klizabeth Moore, formerly or? ganist of St. Luke's Church, but now Sister Elizabeth, of the order of St. John the Evangelist, of Brooklyn, is the guest of Mrs- E. M. Henry, on Bute street, where she will be Nglad to see her old friends. ? ? ? Miss Tloland Baylor leaves to-day to spend tho winter in New York. Miss Hallie Wacidy and Miss Flor? ence Wnddy left last week for New York, where the latter will remain at school this winter. ? ? ? Mr. and Mrs. C. R. "Watson and daughter, of New York, are visiting their sister, Mrs. Joseph Peebles, on I York street. ? ? ? Tho many friends of Mr. Richard Calvert Taylor were glad to sec him on the streets ngain last week, after his prolonged illness. Miss Elizabeth Lloyd entertained her friends very charmingly Friday after? noon at the home of her father, Mr. A. S. Lloyd, on Freemason street. Miss Lloyd was "at .home" from 4 until 6 o'clock; and during those hours many of her young friends called nnd spent a delightful afternoon with their affable little hostess. The parlors were prettily decorated for the occasion, and dainty refreshments served to the little ones. Those who nsslstel Miss Lloyd in re? ceiving were Misses Ella Waddy, Kate Myers, Arnold and Maty Borland and Gay Lloyd. ? ? ? The Misses Serpell have resumed their Friday afternoon "at homes," which have always been a source of such great pleasure to their friends. ? ? ? The tea at the Country Club yester? day afternoon was a most enjoyable occasion. Golf is holding sway at the club just now, and sticks and caddies are quite in vogue. The links are alive 'with the enthusiasts and the other sports of the club arc almost ignored. ? ? * Miss Annie Lee Dalby, of No. 13 Ward avenue, celebrated her 10th birthday by entertaining' a number of her little friends Friday evening from 5 until S o'clock. Music and games were Indulged in, which was followed by an elegant Mr. and Mrs. Marion McDonald Prlchard, of Baltimore, are spending a week In the city. Mr. and Mrs. Everltt Bnughman have returned from their wedding tour and j are at home on North street. ? * * Mr. Henry Randolph Chenrs, of Bal? timore, Is at the Monticcllo. ? * ? repast that was much enjoyed by the young people. Those present were Misses Alberta, Margaret and Jennie Cofer, Helen Heyl, Hazel Jacob, Clara. Mamie and Helen Daiby, Grace; Gof flgon, Anne Notthtngham, Margaret Prleur, Marion and Helen Anderson, Martha Craws, Ethel and .Merle Page, and Masters Herbert. Willie and Evan Harwell. Herman Anderson, Willie Prleur, Robert and Clyde Jacob. Thom? as Heyl, Richard Cofer and Willie Oof flgon. Little Miss Dolby was the re? cipient of many beautiful and useful gifts. ? ? ? Mrs. Wallace E. Lawrence left Thurs? day for a few weeks' visit to relatives and friends in New York City and South Amboy, N. J. * Those who desire their names to ap? pear in the Blue Book will kindly send them in on the slips for that purpose as soon an possible to the ofllce of Brown & Henry. It Is not necessary to send in a subscription to the bo.<k with the name. It ? <>iorc<l orplmiift' lltiiitci mill School. The colored citizens of Norfolk have established an orphan's home and school for colored children of this city, at the corner of Fourth and Scott streets, and It has now sixty inmates. The institution is entirely undenomina? tional, and all colored orphans, whether they hold church connections or not arc kindly cared for. The home was organ? ized September 1st, and was opened on the 1st ultimo. Following arc the otfl cers: Julie Hell, president; Delia Brooks, principal; Telia Grandy. treas? urer, and E. White, secretary. Citizens who may desire to assist' those who have established this much needed in? stitution can send their contributions to either of the above named officers. Ilolotriilo* l? Hiipllqt A??nclittt<><>. The First Baptist Church has elected] the following delegates to the State As? sociation, which convener? in Bichmond the 17th instant: Rev. E. B. Hatcher, the pastor: John T. Williamson, B. F. Duncan, Joseph Smith. William H. Davis, Charles J. Croekmur, and Ben. Holdman. The Catholic News 3 Months for 10 Cents. FOURTEENTH YEAR. THIS GREAT FAMILY PAPER CONTAINS EVERY WEEK: Ail Di?- KewVof 'in- < i iii.in,- World, ?-'(trillInn? and Wniiicit'a l'ugc. i Inlilron** I'nge. Our 4 'on tin Ii ell siory. I IVHMlnutc'.rrmnii i>> Pnrili?iFatliPr* gnrclnl A nlcif. of it uro I n tci <?r. ? Ilnatrntloii? l?y .spoclnl ArtImm. Iii? NeW? ofllie Mm HI en ii i! i ii .ril. t (lllorlula on > linnly 1 ?plc?. Sew* nttil Iiiforininioii lor .ilerul>or? ?I ilio 1.0112110 of I he .Nnorod Henri. 70 i'oliiiiin? itvnUliitr. Including 3 ?'oiiiplol? "?hon Murloa. i In- CATHOLIC .M M'S will lio mall oil ??very woeU fop i||i< noxi tlireo iiioiiilis fa< miy nililrtviM on i-i-oolpt nl 10 eolit* liiHMvor nr ptiatiigo atmiip? The regul?r subscription price is $1.00 per year, It Is offered on trial for so ' small aa?ni of money simply to Introduce ] lt. Address The Catholic News, 5 Barclay St.. New York City. Ocl5.J2,K?.nO&-lt Patent Medioines Do Wolfs Emulsion Cod Liver OH...$0.60 Scott's Emulsion Cod Liver Oll .70 Wampoles' Emulsion Cod Liver Oll.. .70 riillllps Emulsion Cod Liver Oll.75 Norwegian Cod Liver Oll, plnl.60 Squlbb's Cod Liver Oil, pint.50 Pure Cotl L'.ver Oil, pint.25 Seven Sisters Hair Grower,.40 and .75 Seven Sisters" Hnlr Cleaner .40 B.. M. & Co.'s Eau do Quinine.60 Hoard's Eau do Quinine .40 Aycr's Hair Vigor .73 Hall's Hair Benewer.73 Baltic s Celery Compound .73 Green's Nervura .75 DeWoif's Dyspepsia Tablets relievo that full feeling after eating, heartburn and all uncomfortable effects, heartburn and digestion, price 10 and 25c. All patent medicines at like prices. 296 MAIN STREET. In 4S Wir? OonorrtKs? ?ad ? 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