Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Moore's party for Minnie Elkins

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Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Moore's party for Minnie Elkins - ** The commodious and/elegant res- denc'e ef...
** The commodious and/elegant res- denc'e ef Mr. and "Mrs? J7"P^Moore was the scene of quite a «pleasant social event orijast Tuesday! night The occasion was* a'-domino'party given in honor of-Miss" Minnie Elkins, Elkins, a niece of Mrs. Moore, from South Carolina, who has been spending spending some time in Carrollton.— Quite a number of the young people of thecity were present and entered entered heartily into the spirit of the occasion. occasion. The costumes .of the young ladies were light blue cambric, gossamer gossamer style, and of the young gentlemen, gentlemen, pink cambric, gossamer style. All wore masks and the disguises were complete. Our reporter reporter was able to identify only about three or four of the party.— After enjoying themselves for sometime in their disguises, nil finally met in the parlcr, when at a given signal, tho masks were- thrown aside and it was then seen "who was who." Of course this, was the. climax of the occasion and was accompanied with merry peals of laughter. Soon after the party had unmasked; all were invited into the dining room, where refreshments refreshments wore"in waiting. Tlu- table was quite a h.indsomc one, doing credit, in its arrangement", to Mrs. Moore's artistic taste..It was laden with rare delicacies, as well as solid and substantial food, for the entertainment of the physical man. Mr. and Mrs. Moore did everything they could to make the eccasion a pleasant one, and they have the satisfaction of knowing that they succeeded for it was unaniniiously voted an enjoyable evening.

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  1. The Carroll Free Press,
  2. 18 Dec 1885, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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