The Royal Dukes and Duchesses Social and Dramatic Club was entertained Monday of last week by Mr. and Mrs. George Bowles at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Holland. The evening was spent in card playing, Messrs. W. R. Moon and Ralph Gofney, having ma de the highest scores. After this, the hostess served a lovely repast.
Mr. William Lewis, who has been ill at his residence on 10 1/2 Street is convalescent.
Miss Frances Smith, who has been ill at her residence on 11th St. is able to be out again.
Mrs. Jennie Mae Allen, Miss Ethel Boston and Miss Maggie Brooks were hostesses at a valentine party last Wednesday night, in honor of their friends, at the residence of Mrs. Maggie Brooks on Ridge Street. Those who attended were: Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Aust in, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Woodfolk, Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Actie, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Michie, Mrs. Marshall Brown, Mrs. Jennie Mae Allen; Misses Mary Kennedy, Henrietta West, Alberta Dabney, Nannie Beasley, Alice Hill, India Thomas , Cleo Ward, Elsie Brooks of Cobham; Messrs. Lewis Tolliver, Walter Wigginton, Delaney Anderson, James Claton, Sharpey Key, James Brooks, Samuel Randall, Lewis Boston, Frank Dabney, Bledsoe Briggs and Mr. Luther Boston of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Miss Laura Reaves, student of Virginia State College, returned to her home last week on account of illnes. She is expected to resume her college work in a few weeks.
Mrs. Virginia Edwards left this city last Saturday to spend three weeks in New York City.
Miss Helen Battles entertained the Jolly Juniors at her residence on Fifth Street, last Friday evening.
Miss Julia Reaves of Boston, Mass., is visiting relatives and friends in the city.
Mr. Lewis Reaves spent last week-end in Clifton Forge, Va.
Mr. James Churchman, who is a resident of of Washington, D. C., is visiting relatives in this city.
Mrs. Ella Alexander remains ill at her residence on Dyce Street.
Mrs. Annie Scott Venture left this city Saturday of last week for her home in Baltimore.
Mr. Bernard Cary of Hartman's Mill Road died at his residence, last Sunday morning.
Mrs. Beatrice Jones of Page Street is able to be out again after having been ill for the past two weeks.
Mrs. Janie Sampson and Miss Mabel Profit entertained at a Buffet Supper Tuesday of last week, at their residence in Keswick, Va., in honor of Mrs. Maude Fleming and Mrs. Ethel Nicholas, teachers in that vicinity. The guests were as follows: Mesdames Ann ie Henry, Frances Henry and Mary Henry of Charlottesville, Mrs. Collen Yates and Mrs. Frances Hearns of Boyd's Tavern, Mrs. Maggie Smith, Mrs. Janie Rogers, Mrs. Margaret Barnett and Mrs. Sarah Brooks, all of Keswick, Va.
A surprise party was given in honor of Mrs. Charles Givens by a few of her friends, at her residence on Thirteenth Street, last Wednesday night. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Slaughter, Mrs. Bettie Slaughter, Mr. and Mrs. Aston Barbour, Mrs. Mabell Angell, Mrs. Robert Gofney, Mrs. Daisy Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Wilson, Mrs. Maude Bell, and Mrs. Beulah Hayes.
Mrs. Brown is confined to her home on Eleventh Street.