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VOL. Vi-XO. 142.
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Are always on the lookout for
And are receiving new and
Saiiu striped Ratiste, at 12ic a yd.
French cashmere Umbre's, 25c a yd;
usual price, :57?c
Yard wide Batiste at sc a yd.
Pongee Drapery in great variety of
styles at 15 and 17c a yd.
Ladies1 black drftpery Nets from 25c
a yd tip.
Figured Mobairs, in light shades, at
3Jc a yd.
Ai! wool Chaliies, 32 baches wide.
42c a yd.
Wool suitings, 01 inches wide, 28c a
Wool striped Suiting, 30 inches wide.
Pin-check wool Suiting, ::s. inches,
at 15c a yd.
All wool Suiting, Ik? inches wide, 20c
China Silk-, ;it :;7_c 50c, 75c and $1
Striped Pongee Silks in a!! the latest
shades, at 50c: regular price, 73c.
Ladies' and children's cambric and
Swiss Flouncing*, from 25e up.
Butteriek*s Metropolitan Fashion
Sh-. >t has ju-t arriv.nl and will be
given away free of charge.
Snider. Hassler anfl McBain
134 SALEM AVENUE, S. W,
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST.
We ki; .v our
$6 AND SS SUITS
Are superior to all others, but
we want you to see them. We
have an" increasing demand
$10:X:$12 BUSINESS SUITS.
And as size_s are broken, those
we haveleft, we cut from
$12 to $10 and From $10 to $8.
This will give yon a chance to
be well dressed for little
money. The black Cheviot,
formerly advertised at $10, we
are selling at $0.50.
~~" e we at $15 ?i
Fine Diagonals, Corkscrews
and newly-patterned Cassi
WORKMANSHIP SO EXCELLENT I
PRICES SO LOW
That it will make the leading
' ARE THE LATEST.
It will pay you to look at them be
ore you buy.
-FOR SALE AT
308 Commerce St.
Prices as Low as the
WHERE YOU CAK BUY
Champignons, Petits Pois,
Purkeel's Snl.nl Pros-sin^'
Lea & Perrin's Sauce
Essence of Auchovies.
Walnut Catsup, China Soy,
TrufTees, Currie Powder
Celery Salt, Chili Sauce,
Canned Shrimp, Deviled Crabs,
Snails, Pitted Olives,
Frencd Capres, Mustard Sardines,
Sardines in Oil,
Cross & BlaekwilPs Chow Chow,
Mixed Pickels and Gherkins,
Cross & Blackwill's Assorted Jams,
Turkish Preserved Roses,
Richardson & Robinson's
Potted Meats and Plum Pudding.
Edam, Pine Apple, Sweitzer
and Cream Cheese.
Ckeckered Front Grocery
REAL ESTATE AGENTS,
Carnegie City, Va., (Formerly Big
Investors would do well to corres?
pond -with us. ap25-lm
SPECIAL ? ?RIV?S
In blick and colored faille. Silks, at
99c per ynrd; regu'nr price $1.25.
Silk fin is had Henrietta cloth. li'?(
quality, 46 inches' wide. 90c. per yard.
Ail silk Fish Net, 4(1 inches wide
89c per yard; sold elsewhere at $1 ,25.
All wool Stripes Rud Plaids, spring
shades, 36inches wide, 35c. per yard;
regular price 50c.
\ fe<*- innre pieces left, 40 inch woo!
stripes nt lcc. per yard.
Twenty dozen indies1 blouse waists
at 50c. apiece.
Full line of Indies1 muslin and cam-1
hric nndei wear.
The largest assortment of Towels,
Napkins and Table Linen .n ilio city,
at New York prices.
M ill in cry
IN EVERY PARTICULAR,
AT PRICES THAT
413 Salem avenue.
jOto 15 Per Cent
L>Y PAYING CASH 1 OR
It S ill
154 SALEM AVENUE.
WHOLESALE PRICES ON
Oil Sold at N teilt.
ATRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.
C. F. BLOUNT.
HICKS, BANE & KELLY,
Heal Estate Agents,
They arc associated with J W Hicks,
Attorney-at-Law, who furnishes ab-|
stracts of title. apl7-3m
1A will be received until May 31, at 10 o'clock"
a.m., for the repair and enlargement of the
public school building at Vlnton, Va. Plans
and specifications can be seen by culling on W,
P. Mootnaw, No. 32, Campbell street, Itoanokc,
Va. Bids may be left with W. P. Mootnaw,
Hoanoke, Va., Dr. George T. Walker. Vinton.
or the undersigned through city postoffice. The
board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids. : I>. E. KKFAUVEK,
myllto31 Clerk of Hoard.
J. E. ftflulcare & Co,
TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE, -j
And dealers in aH kinds of Cooking
and Heating Stoves. Plumbing, and
Gas and Steam fitting done. Tin
roofing a specialty. Satisfaction guar-1
anteed. No. 115 First avenue, Roan
ok<?, Va. ap5-tf
N. SALE AND CO.,
Real Estate ft&ts,
BEDFORD CITY, VA.,
The Bedford City Land and Im
| provement Co.
The Otter View Land Co. 0
The Longwood Park Co. ?
And the most desirable business and
residence property in the town.
Refer to the First National Bank,
Bedford C3y, Va. apl.6-Smv
VIRGINIA. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY Is-90.
I THE ELECTION.
A VERY LARGE VOTE POLLED
THE SUCCESSFUL HAPPY.
A Moni Orderly Croud Evans Proba?
bly Elected II Will be Closi, How?
ever?Thomm?, Roy Smltn.Traynliam
ami Bran ford Supposed to he i;iecleil
Tlio indications at thin writing
o'clock) are tluit William G. Evans is
elected mayor by ;i fair but riot very
large majority. In the First Ward he
is leading Houston by nearly 200
votes In the Second ward there will
hardly be twenty-five votes differ
ence ??ither way, and in the Third
Bouston is now seventy-eight votes
in the lend with 178 votes to be
Traynham ia'elected City Sergeant
by a good majority as the vote ;it
Thomas is also elected Treasurer.
The indications are that BJcConnell
and Ruckner are elected Conncilmen
in the Second Ward. This, however,
is not positive, as both, Schick and
Frank polled very heavy votes.
Waller Pocahontaa Hull* is ahead
for Council in the First Ward, and
Bit- ? is thougnt to t>e a good second,
but the result is doubtful.
Sheehan and Camper are thought
to be elected to the Council in the
Thin! Ward, though the other candi?
dates are running them close, and the
IT1' v ?tes t" lie counted may change
Smith is thought to haven majority
over Won i for Commonwealth's At?
The judges and clerks have been at
work all night, and they will not have
completed their labors until about 8
or perhaps 0 o'clock. The full result
will then be iriveu in the Timks.
with honor. He is a self made man
in its entire sense, and the success
that ho has attained in life was
through his own untiring efforts.
His lather died when he was quite
youngand ho was thrown at an early
date upon the world to light life's
battles and how well he has succeeded
is well known throughout this sec?
tion. Coming here comparatively
unknown, he has risen to the top of
his profession and is one of the bright?
est lights in the Roanoke bar.
s. s. ur.ookk.
S. S.Brooke who was re-elected yes?
terday Wdifl born in Stafford county
in November, 1844, and was raised at
Brook?? Station. He took a course at J
the Virginia Military Institute and j
from there went to the University of i
Virginia. While there the war broke j
out, and he entered the Confederate
army in April 1801. He served in
Company "I," 48th Virginia Regi?
ment, A. P. Hill's light brigade. He j
went in ns a private and was breveted
captain; After the war he resided at
Fredericksburg, and came to Roan-;
.ECHOES FROM THE POLLS AND
SKETCHES PICKED UP YESTERDAY
It Wasn't Ilnril to Get n Drink On Mr.
Evans?Scenes About tue Nireeis?
Tlic Xegro Politician - Politics stake
It was one of the must exci ting elec?
tion days Roanoke has ever seen.
The vote polled was remarkably
large fpr amuniciple election, and the
interest manifested was much greater
than was to have been expected!
There has been but little interest
before the election, but
yesterday morning it came all at once,
1iie i:iinu,i:ro\v.\ lani> co.
oke in June, 1883. and established the] manifested
Roanoke Leader, a weekly newspaper.
Heran this paper until 1880, when he
was appointed clerk of the court, !;U1(I tll(' polling places were beseiged
which position he has held ever since. ; with people ready to deposit their suf
There was no opposition to his elec | frages. The pulls were open on time
and the rush was confusing to the
judges who were not accustomed to
getting up so early in the morning.
After !i o'clock, however, the rush
was not so great and the judges had
time to get breakfast, for the great
majority of them had had none be?
fore going to work. The early moni?
C. M. TURNER.
C. M. Turner, re-elected, was born
in franklin county on July 13, 1839,
and was educated at the public
schools Of the county. He entered the j
Confederate service when the war
broke out and served under Colonel ]
Burks in the Forty-second Virginia in? was.given up almost entirely to
Regiment. After the war he moved voters who ha?fto be at the shops on
hack to Franklin and lived there till ' time, hut they were not there BOOner
1870, when he moved to Roanoke and I than the candidates. These latter
entered the tobacco business. He ws? gentlemen, acting on the principle
elected commissioner of the revenue i that the early bird catches the worm,
in 1884, was re-elected in 1887and has wcre nnt a* work bright and
held the office ever since. He had no early.
opposition. i -
- I A heavy vote was polled, and the I
Has lieen Organized and oilers Good
Inducement n to Investors.
A new land company has been or?
ganized at Middletown, Frederick
county, Virginia, with a capital stock
of *:i00.00(>. The company's officers
are of nortnern and western men, and
it is proposed to make the town a
lar-je manufacturing center. Already
numerous plants have been secured
and negotiations are now pending for
other large industries, which will in?
sure the success of the town. Middle
town is eight miles from Winchester.
It has a population GOO people and is
The Baltimore and Ohio railroad
runs through the center of the Com?
pany's property which consist of nine
hundred acres of rolling land, and
the enginers are now at work survey?
ing for the road-bed Of the Cumber?
land Valley extension, which will also
pass through the property, connect?
ing with the Baltimore and Ohio
about the center, where the business
portion of' the town will be built.
The property cost less than $1<KJ per
acre, and the company make the best
oiler to investors, in their prospectus,
we have ever heard of.
The plan is to give to the stock?
holders of the company one lot tor
each two shares of ?tock held. The
payments on stock are two per cent,
upon subscription, eight per cent, in
thirty days and five per cent, each
thirty days thereafter, until fifty dol
lars on each share has beenpai''^
when fully paid up and non
ble stock will be issued j iot:.t.
and the deeds for the 8'talhv.ents vtal
to the subscribers.
Placing the value of these lots at!
the low estimate of $200, each sub?
scriber will receive for his $100 paid on
two shares of stock, $200 worth of
paid up stock and a lot worth $200,
making in all $400 for the $100 invest?
ed, not taking into consideration the
j esterday was a
one, and it speaks
The election i
quiet and peaceal
louder than words for the people of
this town. There was no fighting or
quarrelling, every body seemed to
be in the liest of humor and the light
was carrird on in a way that reflect
credit on the candidates and their
The Times presents below biog
rapines ol the successful gentlemen
Among so many good men it was im
possible not to make a goo i selection.
All of them could nol he elected, but
the defeated may comfort themselves
with tie thought that it does noi
follow bee.!use i'lit'
uol the confidence
i.- beaten, he ha
ind respect of hi
William G. Evans
Blaeksburg in Hont?
on January 15, 1852,
; was born at
ud received i
thorough education at the Virginia
Agricultural and Mechanical Colle
there, lie left Blacksburg Whi
uinetceu years old, and went into
business at Salem, remaining then
ten years. He moved from Salem t<
this city iu October, 1881, f(]id e tat?
lished the large hardware house of
Watts, Hell & Evans, which was su<
ceeded three years ago by the firm of
Evans & Chalmers -Mr. Evans has
been a member ol the City Council
since Roanoke was made a city ; two
years ago he was elected president of
that body, which position he has
filled with dignity, and resigned hia
position on the death of Hon.William
Carr to fill the unexpired term of
mayor. He is a Democrat, and will
make a mayor of whom the city may
be justly proud.
C W. THOMAS.
C. W. Thomas was born in Mont?
gomery county in J854 He moved
with his parents to Big Lick in 1861
and remained here till his father died
in 1866. He then moved back to
Montgomery and farmed till 1870
when he again came back to this city
and entered the tobacco business
with Turner, Trout & Co. He was
elected chief of police in 1880, and
city sergeant in 1884, which position
he lias lilled ever since. Mr. Thomas
has had considerable experience in
official life, which will serve him well
in his new office. He will make a
,T. 15. THAYXitAM.
J. B. Traynham was born in Hali?
fax county, in January 1842, and was
educated* at Wake Forest, College
North Carolina. When the war broke
out he entered the Confederate service
and fought gallantly under Captain
Nathan Penick for over three years,
and was with Lee at the surrender.
He taught school in Halifax county
and farmed till January, 18S2. when
he moved to Roanoke. He was made
chief of police, and held the position
til! appointed deputy sergeant under
Charlie Thomas in 1884. The time he
has served as deputy has acquainted
him with all the duties of the office of
city sergeant and he is in every way
qualified to lill the position accepta
KOY li. SMITH.
Roy li. Smith was born in Campbell
county in 18.18, and was raised partly
there and in Lynchburg. He gradua?
ted at the Lynchburg High School
with honor in 1876 and taught school
for live years subsequently. He grad?
uated from the law class of the Uni?
versity of Virginia in 1882, and prac?
ticed his profession successfully in
Lyuchburg for three years and Re?
moved to Roanoke in May. 1885. He
was elected Commonwealth's Attor?
ney in May 1888. to succeed R. H.
Woodrum, and now succeeds himself.
Mr. Smith has made an excellent city
officer and will sustain his position
For mayor, Giles Gunn, 55; J. F.
Haniner, I. For councilmen, It. H.
Garthright, Si; D. H. Smith. 58; J. if.
Hunter, 58; G. T. Walker. 52; J. M.
StilT, :,7: F. V. Rnapp, .17; W. 1.. Wad.-,
:k J. P. Rennett, 5; W. C. Patterson,
?f. The first six, therefore, are elected.
The mayor and council is Democratic.
The vote polled was a small one, only
Qfty-eight persons voting. The elec?
tion was held in the office of Hush &
Gish, and the following were the
judges: A. L. Pedigo, T. J. Burnett
and Joseph Punk, Sr., and P. A. Gish
and R. B. Rhodes were clerks.
ABOUT BOOMING TOW .VS.
'Mie I'raetloe is Dyitiir out. Says i lie
The practice of booming towns is
likely to play out. The people are
learning how it is done. A favorable
location is selected; advertisements
are scattered: railroad excursions are
organized, and, in many ^instances,
free passes thrown in. The land,
which cost hut a few dollars per aero,
is cut up into lots and sohl for thous?
ands Then the boomer look- out for
fields that lire new, pastures that are
green, and suckers that are fresh.]
There is nothing legitimate in the
business: in fart it is downright rob-!
bery. There a re except ions, for t here
are towns which from their natural j
advantages and favorable location,
will become places of note. Even
these will require the expenditure of
large sums of money and years pa?
tient toil to bring them to the front.
Hanks must be organized, for capital j
is necessary; factories and industrial J
enterprises must be established, ,for
labor must have something to do:
railroads must be built, for transpor?
tation is to a town what the blood |
vessels are to the body: anda thous?
and other things, such as churches,]
school houses, streets, sidewalks, |
must he looked after. There are
booms and booms, and boomerangs.
: scenes about the voting places were] immense dividends to be derived from
both amusing and interesting. TheUhr??8a,e ?f~the remaining4,000 lots.
\\ llbur S. Pole i (Jo., are agents for
the company in Roanoke and will se
eure stock for parties desiring to make
dm using ana Interesting. The
I colored brother was out in full force
j and he was in bis element. He is
i thought more of on election day than
at any other time, and the way in
j which he was button-holed by the
i candidates made him grin from ear to
ear. Men who would'nt give him a,
' nod at any other time were his I a mil
Politics makes strange bed fellows,
?ami with yesterday's experience the
; negro, no doubt, thinks that he has a
good chance for social equality after
-.all that has been said against it.
Tickets ! Well did you ever see so
j many of them. They were every
: where. Every other man seemed to
I h ive a hatch of them between his An?
gers. And the length of them! It
looked as if every man in town was
running for an office. The little, al
' most square tickets were entirely des
I troy od and their places tilled with
J long si rips of paper containing nearly
a score of names. Thousands, ye
tens of thousands of them we
printed and the street-, last night,
were lined with the lur* of paper.
The printing offices of the city wen
taxed to t heir utmost capacity to sup
ply the demand, and t he presses in
some of them we;-.' running all day.
Not much difficulty was experienced
yest" rd iy by those who liked to look
upon the wine, .-uid al.-o drink it. in
getting what they wanted. The
saloons were supposed to b* closed,
but on the day before the bar-keepers
reminded their patrons of the fact
and there was many a little battle set
aside. Yesterday men were contin?
ually winking at each other and then
together retire in a neighboring alley
or room and tin- observant citizen
might have heard the gurgle of the
juice as it left the bottle, and flowed
down thirst v throa is.
World's Pair Commissioner*.
(iovernor McKinney, in recommend
ing commissioners for the World's
Fair from Virginia, writes as follows
to Secretary of State Blaine: "I beg
to nominate the following gentlemen:
Hon. John T. Harris, of Harrisonburg,
Rockingham county, as the Demo?
cratic commissioner, and Alexander
McDonald, esq., of the city of Lynch
burg, as his alternate; General V. D.
Groner, of the city of Norfolk, as the
Republican commissioner, and Mr.
Charles A. Heermans, of Montgomery
county, as his alternate." The (iov?
ernor concludes : "From my knowl?
edge of these gentlemen, I am sure
they will make most efficient repre?
sentatives of the Commonwealth of
Virginia, and I believe them to be the
choice of their respective parties."
The Council of the Dioces of Vir?
ginia convened at Fredericksburg
yesterday. This is the great repre?
sentative body of theEpiscopal church
iu the State, and every church will be
represented at the session wheh will
continue several days. Rev- F. M.
Whittle, senior Bishop of the church,
will preside ovor the deliberations of
the body, and a very intesesting ses?
sion is anticipated,as many important
subjects will be brought up and dis?
A New Railroad.
A railroad is being built from Bed?
ford City to Glasgow, a distance of
eighteen miles. This line will connect
tlie -Norfolk and Western with the
Chesapeake and Ohio system. Mr.
James Berry is the president. This
road will be part of the great trunk
line from Pittsburg to Atlanta.
! Jack Smith was a candidate for city
sergeant, and as such worked like a
j beaver lie said that Ned Welsh would
: get'theCatholic vote. Major Pitzer the
Methodist, Page the Episcopal,Trayn?
ham the Lutheran ami Jones the Bap?
tist brethr n. "'If the sinners willonly
vote for me, '' said he, "Jackson 1).
Smith will be the next city sergeant."
It seems that he didn't get the neces?
sary number ot the "sinner vote."
Three colored men passed through
the city yesterday, en route to their
homes "in Frankin county. They had
been badly burned by an explosion of
gas in the Flat Top mines a few clays
James R. Schick for Council, Second
An old colored man was at the Sec?
ond Ward precinct with a bucket of
something he was selling for lemon?
ade. There was a thirsty crowd
Standing around, and candidate
Evans "set 'em up."' Pocahontaa
Huff, as he lifted his glass, said :
"Here's to the health of Roanoke's
next mayor?William G. Evans."
"Hold on," exclaimed Mr. Evans,
"don't be too fast, it may be you
are drinking at the expense of the
retiring mayor." This created quite
It was a tired lot of candidates that
tramped around from the different
polls about 0 o'clock, and as one of
the boys expressed it, "They were as
dry as achip, "Their shoes are covered
with dust, collar limp as a dish rag,
and vest unbuttoned, they presented
an appearance that would make a
man weary to look at.
"Isthis lemonade democratic or re?
publican," asked Ed. Didier, of the
vendor of that beverage. "1 dunn,
boss, bout dat," said the darkey, "so
many whit? folks dun drink it, but I
know Pse givine vote fur Mars Jeems
McConnell fur president."
Ned Welsh iu the-Third ward went
off somewhere and got an old colored
man and brought him back on a
horse. He xvas lame and couldn't
walk. The ticket he voted had on it
"Edward C. Welsh, for city sergeant."
Ned's a hustler.
Geyer, the Campbell street Tailor,
carries a large and select stock of
goods in his line. my20 tf.
There was one of the most bewild?
ered darkies in the Third ward yester?
day ever seen in these parts. He was
surrounded by about eight candi?
dates and he had both hands full of
tickets and couldn't choose which one
to cast. After much stick talk by the
candidates he was gotten to the polls
and shutting his eyes, drew one from
the lot and put it in.
a profitable investment. Only a small
luantity of stock remains unsold and
ipplications should be made at once.
a auiET home.
if You Want One Keail the Following
and Act Accordingly.
While so much is being said about
the advantages of West End property
Mid that of other sections west, of
Jefferson street, it must not be for
gotten that there are other portions
ot the city just as attractive.
Roanoke's growth is not confined to
any one particular direction but she
is stretchingout her long arms and
taking in all of the valuable proper?
ties on ali sides, north, south, cast
; nd west, in this reepect Roanoke
is like the octopus and when it
reaches out after a thing, and gets its
suckers on it, something drops.
Among the prominent additions in
the East End, is that of the Oak
Ridge Land Company. The addition
! es just east of Belmont and south of
I ie East Side Land Company's prop?
erty arid adjoins the farms of Messrs.
I . urge Taylerand C W. Carr.
This offers every inducement as a
place of residence. 11 is remover! from
t ie bii-iness portion of the city and
r lerefore gives a quiet, surburban
home, while at the same time it is
near the dummy line and therefore
quite convenient to the city.
The land is high and dry and has
jtibt enough slope to give it good
drainage. Gasand water mains are
b -ing put in and new streets are being
I; id out. Everything is propitious
a id ii is destined to take its proper
p a-.- in the front rank. It is located
near the furnace, rolling mill, bridge
works and the machine works and
off? therefore, greater inducements
to the workingrnan, as it is near his
w .rk. A number of neat-cottages are
going up and others have been con?
James S. Simmons & Co. are ageuts
for the company, and they can give
good bargains. The property is going
rapidly and if you want to obtain a
good bargain call on them at once.
The prices for the lots are low and the
tt nus easy, so every man can own his
Of Interest to Engineers.
By United Press.
Buffalo, N. Y., May 22.?It is
learned that the action of the Koch
ester Convention in elinimnting the
anti-strike clause from the constitu?
tion of tile order of railway conductors
is likely to disintegrate the organiza?
An Outbreak in South America.
Oy United Press.
NEW York, May 22.?A London dis-1
patch says: Advices from Buencsl
Ayres state there has been an out?
break in Pueato Allegro; in conflict,
twenty-six soldiers were killed and
Anti and Pro Lottery.
By United Press.
NEW Yokk, May 22.?The Times of J
New Orleans in a special says that
anti lottery men mustered thirtyeight
votes, and pro lottery men fifty-three
votes on outside question in the
House last night.
Senator Daniel Speaks.
By United Press.
Wasiiintox, May 22.?Today in
the Senate, Mr. Daniel made an elo
quent and forciful speech in favor of j
the Silver Bill. In the House the I
River and Harbor Bill was discussed.
The finest material and most expen?
sive workmen are employed in the
construction of the Kranich & Bach
piano; therefore it is first-class and!
acknowledged by all leading musi?
cians as the standard instrument of
the world. The Hobbie Music Co.,
Lvachburg, Va., general State agents,
guarantee lowest prices. Catalogue
? Bedford City
LAND and IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
CHARTERED BYT SPECIAL ACT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGIRIA.
The Bedford City Land Company offers the best investment on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. It is a golden opportunity A
$300 000 of par value stock only has been offered for sale. Nearly all taken. Shares,$10 par value. Terms: $2 cash; eaehlthirty days thereafter $1
until $5 are paid Then a non-assessable certificate for |10 issued. This company has three thousand building and business lotls in the western part of
Bedford City- Incomparably the best property and the most beautiful sites. The town s growing west :, The new depot ntfe is on these lands The
Randolph Macon College Academy is there and a new first-class hotel will he erected as oon as the arcliitect haelushed the drawings. ISi early 4,000
population now. Fifteen plug tobacco concerns. The largest and most successful woolen mills fh the State except Chiinottesvi le Tyenty-five manu?
factories now and seven new manufacturing enterprises tmderway. The Bedford and James River Railroad is to be built in the near future. _
For those who want a safe investment the stock and tend of the Bedford City Land Company presents the greatest inducements. The present selling
>y fhan the total amotmt of stotlk the CTOtpany dflefg for fijle, Ifot paTtiCTllgrB gdagssi
PRESIDENT OF THE tfEWOttt) c'fTY L?ND" ?tfB IHPrTJVeITENT cTJmtAnY, ?eT5!?f? City, Va
value :df the property is worth more
CE - - FIVE CENTS
IN OTHER TOWNS.
THE DEMOCRATS ARE SUC
?CL0IERS FIGHT TO THE DEATH.
Trouble Aiuoii? the Br?tbr?n-On the
Diamond Vnifnliiy-.vn Outbreak
iu South AiiktIch or interest to
By United Press.
Richmond, Va, May 22.?The
municipal election in this city, Nor?
folk, Petersburg, Danville and Alex?
andria all passed off quietly today.
In every case the full Democratic
ticket was ejected. In the majority
of the cities there was no opposition
The vote polled was exceedingly
light and most of the negroes refrain?
ed from going to the polls.
C --^auo, May 22.?The threatened
L^ o^-0 between the colored Baptist
> r'Srch, South, and their white breth
eren in the North broke out into war
today when Rev. A. Bigar, jr., a negro
preacher from Manchester, Va., en?
tered Immanuel church and pre?
sented a series of resolutions adopted
by the State Convention of colored
Baptists iu session at Lynchburg.
The resolutions complain of the ac?
tion of the American Baptist Publica?
tion Society in discharging three col?
Null iu s YotC.
Special P> the Times.
Tiie election passed off quietly here
today and no trouble occurred. Ow?
ing to the recent registration a very
small vote was polled. The follow?
ing gentlemen were elected council
men: First ward, John A. Francis
and Thomas I. Preston: Second ward,
A M. Shipman and J. W. Harvey
cutter; Third ward, F. H. Chalmers,
A. d. Duncan and W. T. Younger.
The council will elect a mayor from
among that body.
Election Day iu Lynchbnrs.
Special to the Times.
Lynchburg, May 22.?The election
here was, perhaps, the quietest and
most unexciting for years. An inde?
pendent or coalition ticket was looked
tor, but the movement did not mate
rialize. The Democratic ticket was
elected. It was as follows :
Mayor, Robert D. Yancey; city ser?
geant, Samuel H. Johnson; Commou
ivealtlPs Attorney. Frank P. Christian;
commissioner of the revenue, William
F. Snead; high constable, W. E. Calla
A Serious Charge.
By United Press.
Way Cross, Ga , May 22.?Dr. A.
Penglish, a prominent physician of
tiii- city, was arrested last night on a
charge of rape, preferred by Mrs.
Cora Cobl>, of Glen Moore. Mrs. Cobb
alleges that the offense was committed
while the doctor was attending her
It Wilt Be Bevlalou.
Rj United Press.
Saratoga, N. Y., May 22.?In the
Presbyterian assembly, the report on
method of elfecting changes in the
confession of faith was adopted unan?
imously. This vote settles the ques?
tion adopting the act, and paves the
way for revision.
n ii it i h?'c for Women.
By United Press.
Washington, D. C, May22.-The
House Committee on Judicary today
decided by a vote of 8 to 7 to report
favorably the joint resolution pro?
posing the constitutional amendment
granting right of sufferage to women.
A Fatal Quarrel.
By United Press.
H ampton, Va., May 22.?This even?
ing two soldiers, Frank Manning and
James Tye, engaged in a light. Man?
ning struck Tye and he died almost
A New York Strike.
By United Press.
New York, May22.?The employes
iu nine cigar factories numbering
1,000 hands, are now on "a strike in
this city for an increase from fifty
cents to one dollar per thousand.
By United Press.
New York, May 22.?At New York
New York, 14; Pittsburg, 2.
At Boston?Boston, 4; Cleveland, 6.
At Philadelphia ? Phiiadelhia, 4;
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, C; 'Cincin?
At Boston?Boston, 7; Pittsburg, 4..
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, C;
At New York?New York, 10; Chi?
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, G; Buffalo,
g At Syracuse?Syracuse, 5; Colum?
At Philadelphia?Athletic 12; To?
At Rochester?Rochester, 4; St.
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, 8; Louis?
At Hartford?Hartford, 6; Wilming?
At New Haven?New Haven, 14;
' Washington, 2.
[ At Worcester?Worcester, *5; New
| ark, 2?
I At Jersey City-Jersey City, 3; Bal?