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VOL. VI-NO. 134.
OI-PBB ; STORE.
AKJ5 OPFKttiXG SOME
A Hi: BARGAINS!
Such as have never been
heard of before.
150 dozen large size Huck
Towels, at 1 never sold
for less than 15c.
300 yds. Pure Turkey-red Ta?
ble Cloth, 60 inches wide,
at 25c. a yard.
300 yds. double fold Skirting;
reduced from 20c. to 15c. a
Full size white Ueadspreads,
at$i; usual price ^1.25.
Double fold Cashmeres, ati
12)<c. a yd.
I 54-inch checked Suiting in one
^ shade, only 28c. a yd.
\ All woo. Suiting, 38 inches
* wide, at 20c. a yd.
Striped Cashmeres, 36 inches
wide, 25 c, a yd..
Wool Henriettas, in black and
c-. lors, 38 inches wide, 25c.
Wool Henriettas, 46 inches
All word striped Suiting, 40
inches wide, 37 1-2C yd.;
usual price, 50c
Special Bargains in black and
colored Surah Silks.
Black Silks in all the newest
Wf-aves, from 75c. a yd. up.
i lot of figured Pongee Silk,
at 37 I 2C. a yd. :
1 lot of figured China Silk, at!
75c and <i a yd. |
Siyfler. 3i HcBain |
1S4 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.,
ROANOKE, - - - - VIRGINIA
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST.
We know our
.86 AND $3 SUETS
Are superior to all others, but
we want you to see them. We
have an increasing demand
And as sizes are broken, Those
we have left, we cut from
.$ $10 and From $10 to $8.
This will give you a chance to
be well dressed for little
money. The black Cheviot,
formerly advertised at $10, we
. are selling at $9.50.
titan nat US?
Fine Diagonals, Corkscrews
and newly-patterned Cassi
WORKMANSHIP SO EXCELLENT
PRICES SO LOW
That it will make the leading
"How We Do It."
ARE THE LATEST.
It will pay you to look at them be
-FOR SALE AT
108 Commerce St
r^ric^s as Low us tin
WHffi TOD CAN Blf?
Champignons, Petits Pois,
Durkeel's Salad DresH'ii^:
Lea & Perrin's Saue?
Essence of Axiehovies.
Walnut Catsup, China Soy,
Truffees, Carrie Powder
Celery Salt, Chili Sauce,
Canned Shrimp, Deviled Crabs,
Snails, Pitted Olives,
Frencd Capres, Mustard Sardines,
Sardines in Oil,
Cross & Blackwill's Chow Chow,
Mixed Pickels and Gherkins,
Cross & Blackwill'fi Assorted Jams,
Turkish Preserved Roses,
Richardson & Robinson's
Potted Meats and Plum Pudding.
Edam, Pine Apple, Sweitzer
and Cream Cheese.
Checkered Front Grocery
REAL ESTATE AGENTS,
Carnegie City, Va., (Formerly Big
Investors would do well to corres?
pond with us. apSF-lm
SPECIAL -- DU VJ S
In bhck and colored fai'lo .Silks, at
I 00c per yard; regu'nr price si-i 25.
Silk fitri?hod Henrietta cloth. b*?l
quality. 40 inches wide, 00c. pcryurd.
All silk Fish Not, 40 inches wide
! 89c. per yard; sold elsewhere a! ?1 ?">.
All wool Stripes nnd l'lavls, sprinc
shades, 36 inches wide, 35c. per yard:
regular price 50c.
\ few more pieces left. It1 iucli wool
stripes at 15c. per yard.
Twenty dozeu Indies1 bl?use w:ii.-t<
:it 50c. npiece.
Fill! line of ladies* muslin nnd eaui
j brie underwear.
! The largest a*s "?rtiuci't ff Towels,
I Napkios nud Tn.ble rJr.cn <? the city,
at New York prices
8 EVERY [
AT PRU E8 THAT
42 Salem avenue.
10 to 15 Per Cent
bX PAYING CASH ? OK
1?1 SALEM AVENUE.
WHOLESALE PRICES ON
F L O U R,
011 Sold at Night.
ATRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.
C. F. BLOUNT.
HICKS. BANE & KELLY,
Heal Estate Agents.
They are associated with J W Hicks,
Attorney-at-Law, who furnishes ab?
stracts of title. apl7-:3m
^ P. STAPLES,
Ofiijo: Corner Salem avenue and
Commerce streets, over Wertz*s gro?
cery, my 1-1 tf.
H. B. COLBURN,
W. S. McKENNET,
BEDFORD CITY LAND AND IM?
Refer to Francis B. Kemp & Co.
N. SALE & CO.,
Real Estate Sbts,
BEDFORD CITY, VA.,
The Bedford City Land and Im?
The Otter View Land Co.
The Longwood Park Co.
And the most desirable business and
residence property in the town.
Refer to the First National Bank,
Bedford City, Va. apl.5-8m.
VIRGINIA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY M, LS90.
I. K. SEMINARY
A TALK WITH REV. J. J. RUM
BURG ABOUT IT.
!'i N0'=V IS8DIGD.
Ample it'll (I tteaiitlfiil Grouudi It'will
tosi $100,000 in alt The Scxcn to l?0
Taught Together_Meetings of I mi
nwrlntiee I? hie Iteltt.
A representative of the Timks yes?
terday had a talk with Rev. J. J.
Rumburg, who is t<> have charge of
ihe lloanoke Seminary of the Motho
dist Episcopal church of iliis city. A
lot of seven acres was bought for the
purpose of establishing this institu?
tion in 1884, for $2,800, Roanoke, at
that time was quite sm-ill in compari?
son with its pre*ent proportion, and
the price then paid was considered a
fancy one, but today the property
could not be bought for less than
?50,000. The properly is one of the
moat beautifully located in the city.
It is situated at the corner of John
and Park streets, S. \V.. and while
possessing all the advantages of being
well drained ami elevated, affords a
magnificent \ iew of the city ami sur?
rounding country, and tlie hill upon
which the main building will be
placed, is a favorite resort fur those
who enjoy a tine view.
The school will be something of a
novelty here, anil while it will no
doubt prove to he a great success, it is
an experiment, as Mr. Humbug re?
marked. The co-ediication is quite
common at t he North.
A meeting of the trustees will he
held in Lee Street Methodist Church,
on Tuesday next, at which time de?
cisive steps will he taken as to the
erection of suitable buildings. Plans
and specifications will he drawn up
.?im! the work let to contract at once.
In fact work is expected to be com?
menced inside of thirty days. The
buildings and improvements contem?
plated will cost about$50,000. A new
Methodist Church will he erected on
the grounds at the corner of Park ami
John streets. The school will add
much to the solidity of Roan<">ke, am!
her citizens will no doubt lend sub
stautial support to the institution.
Two NniiiM Fires VestorUisy.
The alarm of lire, turned in about
10:30 o'clock this morning, was occa?
sioned by the burning of An empty
tar harre! in the rear of Didier's build
in;?, dn S. Jefferson street. The ii:ir
rel was against the wall, ami would,
no doubt, have set lire to the building,
had it not been promptly suppressed
by the firemen ot the differentcompa?
nies who promptly responded to the
About the same time the roof of the
blacksmith department of the Ma
chine Works took fire but was gotten
under control by the employe.- be
fore a'r damage of importance was
S I I.KM NI3W9.
Preserve (JieClty** Health.
There are several pools ot stagnant
water about the city, which should
receive the attention of the proper
authorities at once. l*h<- summer is
now coming on, and it will he dan
gerons us well as unpleasant to let
these places go unnoticed. One of
them, and to which particular atten?
tion is c ilNd. is that on the vacant
lol jwst in the rear of the (lity Hotel,
between First and Third avenues. It
is hoped that no further notice will
have to he made of tliese matters,
and that the nuisances will he abated
Tiie registration books of the sev?
eral registrars of the city closed yes?
terday, and those who did not avail
themselves of this opportunity to see
that their names were properly en?
tered on the poll book*, will he dis?
appointed when they attempt to vote
tor the candidate of their choice nn
tile 22nd. Following is the number
of n w names p'ac d i n the Looks in
the different W ards of theciry since
First Ward?white colored IS.
Second Ward?white 182; colored 24.
Third Ward?white b'S: colored 2:3.
Mayor Win. G. Evans disposed of
the following cases yesterday:
William Jones, carrying concealed
weapons, lined *10.
Fred. James, drunk, lined ;?2.
Walter Jones, carrying concealed
weapons, lined $10.
Francis Isabel, fighting, fined $4.50.
Mollie Davis, flighting, lined $3
Caroline Spinner and Lizzie Hol
land were lined $2 each for lighting.
William Trimmell and Charles
Brown, drunk, lined $2 each.
RushColeman, vagrancy, lined -flO.
Charles H. Johnson, a driver for
William Richardson, of 102 Sudbury
stre et, in the last dwawingof the Loui?
siana State Lottery, was the happy
holder of one-twentiel h of ticket
sj132, which drew the First Capital
Prize of So00,000, and received as his
share the neat littie fortune of $15,
000. Mr. Johnson is a quiet young
fellow, who intends to put his easily
acquired money to a good use.?Bos?
ton (Mass.) Herald.
Urged as Councilman.
The friends of Mr. J. H. Skinker,
for a long while City Engineer, are
urging him to run for councilman
from the First ward. Mr. Skinker
has served in the capacity of an olTicer
of the city for a number of years, and
his knowledge of public affairs will
no doubt eminently fit him to per?
form the duties of the office in a sat?
isfactory manner to Iiis constituents.
IKiily Budget From Onr Uegnlnr Cor
Salem, Va., May 13.?Mr. B. F.
Gravely, of Martinsville, Va., has ar?
rived in Salem, and began work upon
his foundry ami machine shops, to be
kcateu" on Alabama street. He ex
peets to in-at work in his .-hops by
the 1st of September.
Mr. R. I). Flynn, of Danville, has
also arrived with a force ot hands to
push the construction of the Flynn
The various land companies here
last night subscribed $250,000 to secure
another steel plant, to he placed upon
the lands of the Salem improvement
Mr. .1 Fleming Christian is in the
city today completing the Unal pre?
liniinary arrangements for the open
ing of the dummy line.
About halt-past time o'clock this
afternoon a considerable wind storm
struck the town, succeeded by a de?
lightfully refreshing shower. What
the city fathers have failed to furnish
is kindly supplied by the clerk of the
weather?a street sprinkler.
Mr. T. L. Massie, of Pulaski, is it:
K. Coobett, Esq., <>f Washington,
is here on business.
Mr. R. W. Bell, of Lynchbnrg, is at
the Hotel Lucerne.
Lev. YV. !?:. Hubbert, ot Blacksburg,
is again here looking alter tie- inter
ests of his company?the Riverside.
He expects soon to move to Salem, in
order to devote hi- whole time to this
President 1 ?reher. Ph. !>., of
Roanoke College, lias just returned
from a successful Northern trip in the
interest of that institution. During
his absence he was a gue-t. of tie
New England Press Association. Tie
editorial excursion is expected to
reach Salem at 0:40 m xt Thursday
morning, and will probably remain
about two hours. A reception ami
ot her entertainment will he provided
for our guests, as the short time of
iheir visit may allow.
Improvements in the interior of the
postoftlce building will he made in a
short time, and new mail facilities
i ? ? - ?-??
roaxoke'.s Ii a LI. team.
ITHE BAY STATE EDITORS
AMONG THE MOUNTAINS.
PHEY STOP OVER IS ROAN
Tiny are Then Whisked away to
Bristol The Member* of the Ports',
Who They arc ami What Nomejof
Them Arc Mice.
['reparation* for I lie National Game
in This City.
Great things are expected of the
RoanokeBase Pall Association this
year, and the way President Claxton
is proceeding with business, leads the
public to believe that the fruition of
their inost sanguiu* expectations;
that tin' Roanokes will carry the han?
tier a* the chaitipiou- of tie1 State,
will i>e realized.
The grounds will be much changed,
t he diamond being almoet reversed
from its present situation. The catch?
er's position will he removed to where
the riLrht lield was formerly located,
itnd the batter facingjthe present en
terance. This will give the fielders a
great advantage, as heretofore they
have been greatly hindered in play
ing by the shadow cast ;y MillMonn
tain. rendering it almost impossible to
see a ball nnless it was knocked high
in the air.
The fence will also be moved some
distance to the north. Mr. II- ?'.
Wiley has the contract for improving
The suit3 for the team, which are
the best that can hi bought, costing
about $250.00, are expected to arrive
this week, and every effort i.- being
made to out the team in a condition
to play the best clubs in the State.
Negotiations are on toot to secure
the services of McCarthy, a pitcher
and all round, player of some none of
Susquchanna, Pa"; Koontz, a crack
short stop and second baSClliatl of
StauntOD, Va.: Irvine Brodie ami
McKirhy, of Warrenton, Va. The
latter was recommended to the . gso
ciation by Mr. Waiter Brodie, for
merly ofthe Roanokes, but now ol
the Bostons, as being the best ama?
teur catcher he had ever seen. It i
to he hoped the serve-, s of these men
will be secured. Then the Roanoke
Base Ball Association will bid defi?
ance to any club in the State
The Bristol Land Company own
about 1,000 acres of hind immediately
adjoining Bristol, Va., has laid off a
portion into desirable business lots,
and has already sold nearly S2<M),0flU
of the lots, and it will offer for sale on
May 15th, 10th and 17th, 1,000 desira
able bnsine&S and residence lots.
During 1880between two and three
million dollars of ore, suitable for
Bessemer steel, were shipped from
Lake Superior mines to Pittsburg,
Bethlehem, Youngstown and other
steel producing places. The average
distance it is transported to reach
coal to manufacture steel exceeds 8<>0
miles. When it is known that a ton
of Bessemer steel (which is a fact) can
be made at Bristol from The Johnson
county ores, and coal from Wise
county, at a cost less than it takes to
pay the freight on the ma?
terials required to make a ton of
Bessemer steel in Pennsylvania, there
will lie a revolution in the iron and
An Interesting Case.
The case of Miss Nora Wootton will
occupv the attention of the Hustings
Court'today. Mr. T. N/. Williams, of
Lynchbnrg, will assist Mr. Ray B.
Smith in the prosecution, and Messrs.
Phlegar and Berkeley will appear for
the defense. The case promises to be
one of the most interesting tried for
some time in this court, and a large
crowd will no doubt be in attendance
An Attractive Sale*
On Thursday, May 15th, at the
residence of Mr. Robert Logan, near
Salem, there will be sold at public
auction the farming implements from
two farms, Glenmore and Sherwood,
beside horses and cattle. At this time
will also be sold, through the real
estate agents, the lots of the Sher?
wood addition. The sale will begin
at 10 o'clock.
The train bearing the Massachusetts
Pros Association from Norfolk, roll?
ed into the Union depot jesterday
morning between seven and eight
o'clock The train was a. long and
heavy one, the editors and kheir wives
occupying the two rear coaches.
They wee handsome Pullman ves
tibaled cars, und h?re the name-,
"Hesperia" and "Titiana."
The party consisted of C. P. Fiske,
president of the association, and Edi?
tor Palmer .Journal; Mrs. (,'. B. Fiske,
.1. S. Smith atal wife, ofthe Kockland
Standard; William a. Woodward, oi
the Milton News; Henry C. Allen, ol
theWesl Roxbury News: E. Gerrj
Brown and wile and MissMattieEd?
wards,ol i lie Hunker Hill Times;Robt.
S. Baldwin, of the Wnt.- ster Spy: W.
S. Carson, Boston Globe; Louis E.
Chandler sind wife, cd' Palmer Jour?
nal; C. a. Cheever, New England
Farmer; Mrs. Matilda Cheesman, of
New Engl,-.ml Farmer; R. C. Finley,
of the Worcest-r Telegram; Dr. J. 0.
Gleason and wife, of the North
Abingdon Public: E. a. Hall, Green?
field Gazette and Courier; H. C. Hah
and wife, Waltbam; Henry N. Has?
ting!*, Lynn Daily Item; Jno. A. Hold
en and wife, Quincy Patriot; W. F
Kennedy, Taunton Gazette; Franch
Proctor, Cape Ann Advertiser and
Gloucester Daily Times; W. 11. Riles
and wile. Springfield Republicai .
The party were in charge ot Frank A
Flevward, of Springfield, Mass., and
Allen Hull, of the Norfolk and West?
ern road.Accompany the visitors were:
.lames a. Pugh, president Virginia
Press Association; K. C. Murray, ol
the Norfolk Landmark; W. M. Jone:,
of i he Richmond Times; Editor Sin it i ,
ofthe tili tol Press, and a member
of the Times editorial stall'. Dr".
Dreher, president Roanoke College,
was al.-o along.being accompanied b)
visitors from Boston.
The ladies and married m?n had
berths in the rear coach "Titiana,'
while the bachelor editors and those
m ho had left their wives at home hi i
seats in the Trout c< ach "Hesperia."
It was a few minutes after lOo'cfock
when the train hearing the part}
pulled out of the depot at Norfolk
I'he day's -festivities bad been Bbiue
what fatiguing, and the excursionists
were n >t long in seeking their berths
Wh ii they awoke yesterday morning
it was 5:30 o'clock, and they looked
out upon the handsome new depot at
With the ride from there to Roan?
oke end the beautiful mountain
country they were charmed.
Frank Heyward said it looked like
ile- Berkshire H 1.- of Massachusetts,
onlj much prettier, ami all of the
party commented upon the advanced
?fate of vegetal ion
When i hey arrivi d at Roanoke they
climbed the hill to the Hotel Roanoke,
and standing upon tlie piazza, they
looked over the city and drank in the
beaut)' of the surrounding seciior.
before breakfasting. After break
fast many of the party, including tin
ladies wrote letters to their respecli ft
homes, tit hers sat in the vine covered
piazza and a few walked or rode alto it
the city lor a short distance.
With the sun shining brightly, and
a gentle breeze blowing over tin
mountains the party at 10 o'clock
descended the hid and resumed their
journey to Bristol. Vice-President
Eddy of the Norfolk ami Westen
road accompanied them.
There are many interesting persons
connected with the association.
.Mr. C. B. Fiske, the president, is a
stout, hearty-looking man ol middle
age. He wears glasses, and somewhat
resembles Senator Farwell, of Illinois,
Frank Heyward, of Springfield.
Mass., the manager of the party,has .
lace as round as a New England
pumpkin,and his countenance beams
all over with indications of joviality
and good fellowship.
E. Gerry Brown, of the Bunker
Hill Times, is a tall, spare-built man,
with a solemn cast of countenance.
With ail ids serious appearance, how?
ever, he is something of a humorist,
and is a first-rate, after-dinner
speaker. Accompanying himself and
wife is Miss Mattie Edwards, his
ward. Miss Edwards is a pretty, pe?
tite brunette, and looks more like a
Southern girl than one born in New
England. She was one of the few
members of the party not
made sea-sick by the rough ocean
voyage fmuvjoston to Norfolk.
RobeotlfcBaldwin, of the W orches
ter Spy, which is one of the oldest
papers in the United States, having
been established during the revolu?
tion, is a Harvard graduate. He is
a slender young man with a blight
mustache. He has intellectual fea?
tures, and is in love with his profes?
sion. His father is the owner of the
R. C. Finley, of the Worcester Tek
gram, is built exactly right for the
city editorship of a live afternoon
paper like the Telegram- Stout an-J
hearty, he looks as if he might be an
editor until he was an octogenarian
without becoming sour or dyspeptic,
and he can no doubt give a lean re?
porter an assignment to run the lat
ter'slegoff. He is young and wears
Dr. J. C. Gleason is put down as
representing the North Abingdon
Public, but he says he is only an
honorary member of Jthe association.
He is slightly gray, and probably the
be-t speaker in the party. He is
thoroughly uuprejudicial and speaks
with the impassioned fervor of a
Southern orator?like Breckenridgo
Francis Proctor is the editor of the
Cape Ann Advertiser and Gloucester
Times, and has a large army of V ssa
chusetts lishermen as readers. He is
pleased with Virginia and is exceed?
F. W. Kennedy of the Taunton Ga?
zette, will write a number of letters
about the trip for the Boston Glob-;
ami if there is anything in frank,
open countenance, they will <0:tain
not a word of partisanship.
Lewis P. E. Chandler has his court
ly young wife with him, and is an
amateur photographer as well as a
professional newspaper man. From
the Hotel Roanoke he took several
Mr. R. C. Murray, editor of the
Norfolk Landmark, wdio accompanied
the visitors as far as Roanoke, is one
ofthe best equipped newspapermen
in the State. Low in statue, he has
an immense head, and a broad ami
high forehead. He is a native of Bot
etpurt county, and several years ago
he owned the Chattanooga Times.
Before Chattanooga began its won?
derful growth, however, he sold out
his interest rhere and subsequently
went to New York City, from which
place he was called to take charge of
the Landmark on the death of its
founder, James Barron Hope. Mr.
Murray is not only a good newspaper
writer, but he is a fluent and forcible
speaker, and, as is well known, is
prominent in politics as well as the
journalism of the State.
A Sew Store.
The New England Shoe and Cloth
ing Co., as will be seen by their ad?
vertisement in another column will
open up their new store on Commer -e
street today with a complete stock of
clothing, shoes, hats, and gents' fi r
n is).ing goods.
When your friend tires of you, whose
fault is it?
You can't rake people over the coals
Without burning your fingers.
A fool with a slow tongue is better
than a wise man who talks too much.
How hard it is to know the best thing
to do and how easy it is to do the worst.
Luxuries that you cannot afford soon
become necessities that you cannot do
A man has two ears and one tongue,
that he may hear just twice as much ad
If eating bread and butter was injur?
ious, there would be no dry crusts to
The hawk eats the dove, hut the hawk
seems to be surrounded by as many dan?
gers as the dove.
To have an absolute faith in others, a
man must have an assurance of some lit?
tle attraction in himself.
The whippings a man receives on the
outside never hurt him as much as the
whippings he receives on the inside.
There never was a real big wolf in
sheep's clothing; the clothing of a sic- sp
is only big enough to disguise a coyote.
Next to putting a man's hat on his
head to suit him, the hardest tiling in
che world is to get the water the right
temperature to wash his back.
You no doubt wonder why the fellows
you know who are in disgrace do not
leave town and try it in a new country.
These same, fellows no doubt wonder
why you do not leave town.
Y'ou know how unmercifully yon criti?
cise other people; other people criticise
you in the same way. You laugh tit the
attempts of other people to hide their
faults from you, and they laugh at you
for the same reason.
The old letter written years ago. of
which you are so much ashamed today,
was a foolish action to which you signed
your name. Hundreds of other foolish
actions you did not dignify with your
signature, and happily trace of them has
been lost.? Atchisou Globe.
men you hear of.
Professor A. W. Phillips, of Y'ale, de?
votes his entire life to mathematics.
Signor Salvini still maintains his prow?
ess as a player at pallone, a game re?
Cardinal Newman's birthday presents
included a translation of the "Imitation
of Christ" into ancient Irish, and a valu?
able Irish manuscript.
George W. Childs, the rich Philadel?
phia editor and philanthropist, began his
business career by sweeping out stores in
Baltimore. He went to Philadelphia un?
known and penniless, and finally worked
his way into a bookstore.
Sir John E. Millais is said to have lost
a clear vision of near objects, though he
sees those at a distance distinctly enough.
As a result he is compelled to use very
long handled brushes, which greatly in?
terfere with delicate work in portraiture.
Zola and Daudet used to dine together
and call it the "Dinner of the Disap?
pointed." Now they have no occasion
for such a pessimistic meal. Daudet's
stories have sold by the hundred thou?
sand, while Zola's have passed beyond a
million. Realism has succeeded.
Heir Bebel, the German Socialist, is a
genuine workingman. He started as an
ivory turner, and, even now, when some?
thing displeases him in the establishment
of Foeslieb & Bebel, at Leipsig, of which
he is a partner, he tucks up his sleeves
and shows the ignorant or obstinate
workman "how it should be done."
Gen. von Caprivi is described as a just
man, thoughtful and almost tender to?
ward subaltern officers in their straits.
Simple and unassuming, as men of me.it
mostly are, he soon found himself be?
loved by the navy, although never con?
cealing his preference for the army in
general, and the Guards in particular;
and popular in parliament, although dis
daThing the use of even the slightest or?
nament in his speech.
AND and IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
CHUTE RED BY SPECIAL ACT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF YIEGIRIA.
Authorized Capital . .
The 33edford Citv Land Company offers the best investment on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. It is a golden opportunity
?y00,000 of par value stock only has been offered for sale. Nearly all taken. Shares,$10 par value. Term*: is2 cash; each thirty days thereafter $1
until $r> are paid. Then a non-assessable certificate for ?10 issued. This company has three thousand building and business lots in the western part of
Bedford City. Incomparably the best property and the most beautiful sites. The town s growing west. The new depot site is on these lands. Tue
Randolph Macou College Academy is there and a new first-class hotel will be erected as oon as the architect has finished the drawings. Nearly 4,000
population now. Fifteen plug tobacco concerns. The largest and most successful woolen mills in the State except Charlottesville.. Twenty-five manu?
factories now and seven new manufacturing enterprises underway. The Bedford and James River Railroad is to be built in the near future.
For those who want a safe investment the stock and land of the Bedford City Land Company presents the greatest inducements. The present seUing
value of the property is worth more money than the total amount of stock the company offers for sale. For particulars address
ap ? 3m PRESIDENT OP THE BEDFORD CITY LAND AND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, Bedford City, Y&
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BEfl BUTTERWORTH AR
A FEICA? T??N BOIBABDEB
Farm? rs AIUiiuccm Before, '? ?njrrcs?
Fatal Explosion tit Italy.- IK-aili lit
l>ar!t <'?uf iii<-.i>. rtie C 11
By United Press;
WABnixGTOX, May Is.?The fra
tare of the House proceedings today
was a speech by Ben Butterworib; of
Ohio. He declared bimnelf strongly
in favor of the policy of protei tio'0,
but strongly arraigned trusts h, his
own peculiar and impassioned style.
He was listened with close . ttcntion.
The two Jones , one of N< v ida and
the other of Arkansas, spoke all day
in the Senate on the bilver i ill.
Wbat the Farmer* Waat.
By United Press.
'?Vashi&'Gtqx, May 13.?Dr. C. W.
Macune, of Texas, chairman of the
legislative committee of the Farmers'
National Alliance, appeared before
the Ways and Means commi tee today
and spoke in favor of the hill introduc?
ed in the House by Representative
Pickler, of South Dakota, f< r the es?
tablishment of the system o the sub
treasuries throughout the country for
the deposit cf grain and other farm
products, and allowing the govern?
ment to issue legal tender notes for
deposits. A number of ot) er repre?
sentatives of the Farmers' Alliance
i were present.
The Report Beulet*.
By United Press.
Baltsuore, May 13.- Rej r?rts have
been current for some time that the
Richmond Terminal was fighthigto
secure the control of the large portion
of the stock of the Baltimore and
< Ihio road.
President Mayer, of the Baltimore
and Ohio road, however, this morning
said: "You may say a* coming* from
me tbat there is no truth whatever
in the rutnor that negotiati< ns of any
sort are pending between the I'ieh
mond Terminal oranyothei company
and the Baltimore and Oh^ for auy
*cock owned by the City of Baltimore
r the Garret estate. In oi ior words
there i- no foundation for lite rumor.
'U.<> Louisiana Lottery.
By United Pre*.*.
N-w ()?!:.? ins. M y 13.? "he Lbus
: !!.:? Lottery Company i- miny every
means to obtaina new dinner, eili er
in this State or elsewhere; but up .<:
Mm present has been unsuccessful.
'overnOr Jsicholls, in messa je to
rho Legislature yesterday, stroriglj
advised that no privileges be grated
i he Louisiana Lottery Company be
yondthe time of ti e expiration of
the present charter.
Dentil in Africa.
By United Press.
Zaxesibar, May 13? News has
reached here to the effect tl at the ex?
pedition under lb-* command of Emin
Pa ha: uffered a loss by the death and
desertion of one-fourth of the whole
number of porters during the first i've
days they marched from tin coast.
By United Press.
Romk, May 13.?Aquantity ofbalis
tite.anew explosive,explode . today at
the factory fur the manufacture of
arms and munitions at Acigliani.
Fourteen persons were instantly killed
and many others wore injured, some
I of them fatally.
Witjidraws From Govern irshfp.
By United Press.
McKixlky, Texas, May 13.?Hon.
J. VvT. Throckmorton has written a
letter to the people of Te::as with?
drawing from the Governorship of
[ that State.
A Ton a Bombard et!.
By United P
berlin, May 13.? The G< rman ex
pedtionary fore under the command
of Major Wissmann has bombarded
and captured the town of lindyon in
the southern coast of Zanzibar.
By United Press.
At New York?New York, 0; Bos?
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, ?;
At Chicago?Chicago 10; Buffalo :;.
At New York?New York.?; B. s
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 11;
At Cincinnati?Cincinnati. 0: Pitts
At Chicago?Chicago 0; Cleveland
a mk IlICA n a ssociatio n.
Rain prevented the American Asso?
ciation tfames 'today at Rochester,
Columbus and Toledo.
No game scheduled at Philadelphia.
At Washington?Washington, 11:
At Baltimore?Baltimore 4; New?
At Worcester?Worcester ?!: Now
At Hartford (second game) Hartford
6; Jersey City 4.
Deacon Jacob Estey was at the
head of the organ manufacturihe inter?
est of the world and his death will bea
great loss. His son and ton-in law
will continue the manufactory of the
organ that bears his name. Orders,
a* usual, will be promptly filled by
,'heir agents at Lynchburg, the Hob
hie Music Company.