PINEHURST, MOORE CmJNTY.'NORTH CAROLINA If VOL X, No. 2. SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER EIGHTH, 1906. PRICE FIVE CENTS OPENED SEASON'S SERIES Thanksgiving German at The Holly Inn is a Pleasant Prophesy. Novel JFigrures, Unique and Varied Entertain a JLarg-e Company of Village Ciuests. IIANKSGIVING at The IIollv Inn was made memorable by the Gei man of the evening, the occasion beiner one of the merriest and pret tinsf. jiflkirs of the kind ever held here. Novel figures, unique and va ried, entertained a big company, the entire Village being present either to dance or watch the dancers. As nrnnhesr for the seasons series, of X J which it is the first, it is a pleasant one. The fun began at nine o'clock with a novelty in the form of a grand march in which many who did not dance took part, closing with introductions and a two step which ended in a floor favor figure. , Various figures followed, Mr. Carlisle .Tuttle of Naugatuck, Conn., and Miss Elizabeth Stifel of Wheeling, West Virginia, leading. Araonff the novelties was the muff 0 figure in which couples selected un known partners by grasping hands through a huge muff, amusing complica tions resulting. Another new figure was the envelope figure, in which young women distrib uted envelopes, each bearing varied in scriptions, such as "Please dance with me," "Please select a partner," or "Please go back and sit down." There was also the tennis ball figure in which an over supply of men struggled for the possession of a tennis ball which ncemt a dance, and the candle figure in which the men were called upon to cross the room, light a candle and return to an insufficient supply of young women, the first to arrive winning partners. The favors were positively fascinating and wonderfully varied because one of the conditions of an invitation was that each participant should bring five. As a result there was an assortment of about everything suitable to be found in the local stores : Violets, roses, carnations : confections, tinsel ropes and aigrettes; paper ropes and bells ; animals, dolls and children's toys. Mrs. Andrew I. Creamer presided at the favor table graciously, at intermis sion refreshments were served, and The Holly Inn Orchestra, Trev. Sharp, direc tor, provided music. THE GOWNS. Many beautiful gowns were seen upon the floor, among them a dainty creation of iridescent chiffon cloth, worn by Mrs. Stifel. stunning gown of Mrs. Tufts wore a yellow chiffon with trimmings of real lace and opalescent' sequins. mings of rosebuds and lace. Miss Gray wore Dresden silk with lace trimmings. Miss Stifel wore black spangled net. THE PARTICIPANTS. Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Stifel, Wheel ing, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. J. I). Merriman, Wheel ing. Dr. and Mrs. George S. Hill, Marble head, Mass. 7. ( . ( - I. ' X v,. y , CONTINENTAL CLUB FIELD TRIAL WINNER NED M., OWNED BY LEONARD TUFTS, PINEHURST KENNELS. Mrs. Dolson wore an exquisite white embroidered mull and lace gown. Mrs. Wilson wore a striking gown of eyelet embroidery, Irish lace and chiffon. Mrs. Merriman wore a becoming white lace robe, over blue. Mrs. Hill wore a pleasing gown. of pink silk, with a real lace bertha. Mrs. Blumenthal wore black crepe de chine and Irish lace. Miss Elizabeth Stifel wore white em broidered chiffon and real lace. Miss Tuttle wore dotted net with trim- Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Tufts, Boston. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Dolson, New York. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Wilson, Pittsburg. Mr. andMrs.II. Blumenthal, New York. Mr. A. I. Creamer, Charlevoix, Mich., and Miss Gray, Pittsburg. Mr. H. L. Jillson, Worcester, and Miss Laura Stifel, Wheeling. Details of arrangements were in the hands of a committee including Mrs. Stifel, Mrs. Hill and Miss Tuttle, and to their interest and effort the success was largely due. 0. B. PRESCOTT THE WINNER Defeats T. R. Newbold in Finals of Thanksgiving Weei Tonrney. F. G. Hodd Takes Consolation Medal Close Matches Itule in Annual Contest HE annual Thanksgiving week golf tournament resulted in an interest ing series of matches and a pretty contest in the final round for the President's cup, O. B. Prescott of the Brae Burn Club, Newton, Mass., defeat ing T. 11. Newbold of the Chevy Chase Club, Washington, by two up on the home green. Mr. Prescott had a bit the best of it going out, making the turn one up, but trouble on the twelfth evened the score and it was stroke for stroke from that point to the home green. The cards : PRESCOTT. Out-6 5 3 5 4 6 5 5 4-43 In 5 4856575 6-5194 NEWBOLD. Ont 6 6 3 5 5 6 5 4 444 In 5 4657674 7-51-95 Mr. Prescotfs match with II. W. Ormsbee of the Crescent Athletic Club, in the first round, was a close one, Mr. Ormsbee failing to make a six foot putt to tie the match, on the home green. The consolation trophy went to F. G. Dodd of Zanesville. Ohio, who defeated J. W. Gaulbert of Louisville; seven up and five to play, in the final round. SUMMARY. Two divisions of eight each plajed.D. L. Lyon of Watch Hill, R. I., II. Blumenthal of New York, T. R. Newbold of Washington, II. G White of RIdgewood, II. W. Ormsbee of Brook- lyn, O. B. Prescott of Newton and P. L. Light- bourn of Bermuda, making the first; and F. G. Dodd of Zanesville, Ohio, Dr. George S. Hill of Marblehead, Mass., Frederick Bruce of New York, J. R. Goodall of St. Louis, Carlisle Tuttle ofNaugatuck, Conn., J. W. Gaulbert of Louis ville and J. M. Robinson of Littleton, N. II., the consolation. Match play : First Division First Round Blumenthal beat Lyon, 4 and 2; Newbold beat White, 2 up; Prescott beat Ormsbee,' 1 up; Lightbourn drew a bye. Semi-finals Newbold beat Blumenthal, 5 and 4; Prescott beat Lightbourn, 6 and 5. Finals Prescott beat Newbold, 2 up. Consolation First Round Dodd beat Dr. Hill, 5 and 4; Goodall beat Bruce, 2 and 1; Gaul bert beat Tuttle, 4 and 3; Robinson drew a bye. Semi finals Dodd beat Goodall, 5 and 4; Gaulbert beat Robinson, 5 and 2. Finals Dodd beat Gaulbert, 7 and 5.