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UOANOKI
?PRO STORE.
HASSLfiR i KACBAtN.
Are always on the lookout for
BARGAINS
And are receiving new and
GARDKH SEEDS MciaIattractions
LANDRETH'S
CELEBRATED GOODS.
EVERY DAY.
Satin striped Batiste, at 124c a yd.
Prencb cashmere Unibre's, 25c a yd;
usual price, 37jc.
Yard wide Batiste at 8e a yd.
Pongee Draperyi?\ great variety of
styles, at 13 and tin a "yd.
Ladies' black drapery Nets from 20c
a yd up.
Figured Mohairs, in light shades, at
33c ayd.
All wool Challies, 32 inches wide
42c a yd.
"Wool suitings, 54 inches wide, 28c a
yd.
Wool striped Suiting, ?C inches wide,
1.24c.
Pin cheek wool Suiting, 38 inches,
at 15c a yd.
All wool Suiting, 38 inches wide, 20c
a yd.
China Silks, at ;>7?e, 50c, 73c and
a yd.
Striped Pongee Silks in all the latest
hades, at 50c; regular price, 75c.
SEEDS FRESH
?FOR?
THIS WEEK
-AT
R1IIM0S.
French salines at 17c. per yard, reg
ular price 25c.
I
Drap De Venice and side band ging- J
hams 10c. per yard, sold eisewhesc at j
12$ and 15 con is.
-AND?
RELIABLE.
pe
-FOR SALE AT
C. R.WERTZ
MM GROCERY
Twenty-live different styles wool
challies just received, both figured and
side bands.
All silk Qsh net. 4(5 inches wide, 79c.
r yard.
New lot ladies' blouse waisis Ire-"
50c. to $2 00 each.
Twenty .!o/.eu babies caps at 12}c.
each, worth 20 cents.
Fine assortment of Swiss floutlcingS
nt all prices.
Ladies' and children's cambric and
Swiss Flouneings, from 25c up.
Butterick's Metropolitan Fashion
Sheet has just arrived and will be
given away free of charge.
Snyfler, Hassler and fflcBain
134 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.,
tOANOKE, - - - - VIRGINIA
308Gommerce St.
Prices as Low as the
Lowest.
MEALS 8 BORKE
FORTHIS WEEK
-IN
lite Bread Flour !
Guaranteed last black ladies' hose 25
cents per pair.
Large assortment of ladies' and
childrens' parasols and umbrellas.
The finest line of dress goods iL the
city at prices that defy competition.
Millinery
Department?
We are receiviug daily all the new
desirable shapes iu white nnd black
straws. Flowers iu abundance at
prices that will astonish you. Call
early and secure genuine bargains.
R08ENB??M BROS.,
12 Salem avenue.
-:.:o:::
WHITE BREAD FLOUR.
/5 - Ladies
TO CALL AT
AVE WILL PAY
24 Blue Serge Sack Suits at
$9.00, Former Price $1300
20 Gray Serge Sack Suits at
S6.00, Former Price 7.50
28 Black Cheviot Sack and
$50 IN CASH
To any one who can furnish
the slightest proof of the
slightest adulteration in the
Famous and Popular
WHITE BREAD
FLOUR.
Hoe Cake soap for 12c.
Try "WHITE BREAD" and
you will
Frock $Q^O.<?3fMZt Pnce
^?V-foBfr* ! *j \nev will' locate \
Good for Ten Days.
RESPECTFULLY,
C. F. BLOUNT,
The - Cash - Grocer
134 SALEM AVENUE.
iy Mixed Cheviot Sack and
Frock at $12.00, Former
Price 14.00.
iS Fancy Worsted Frock at
$15.00, Former Price 18.00
We have for your inspec?
tion four or five dozen suits
beautiful patterns in frocks
and sacks. Have bought them
remarkably low and you shall
have the the benefit in prices.
Now is the time to secure
a bargain.
IBM 4 BORO.
Use No Other.
MONEY TO LOAN ON TIME, AND
payments to suit borrower. People's Per?
petual Loan and Building Association, of Koan
okc, Va. A. z. K?lner, president; M.C. Thomas,
vice president; W. P. Winch, secretary and
treasurer. Koora 1. Masonic Temple, Campbell
street. Paid up shares, f-V) each. Installment
shares. Jl per month. Iiorrowcrs can at any
time secure a loan and fl.i their own limit of
the period for repayment.
As a savings oankthis institution offers spe
-1 rial inducements. Installment shares may be
o?\ tjrsii/^'1 for at any time. Intercstis allowed
8UDsci..jt^^_j.i0?ft<j Witi, the association.
?>n moneys pif^.^kJa dQjnj, ? 9Uccessful busl
This association ^^,nnoi aivi lends, and is a
ness. paying s?ni-n?I^B^Dital. apl-tf.
desirable investment forvti^g|
:::0::
C MARKLEY & CO..
-THE
Clieckered Front Grocers
124 and 126
First Avenue, S. W.
J- E. Mulcarfe & Co,
Manufacturer*5 of
TIN AND SHEET-IROi'^WARE,
And dealers in all kinds qP* Cooking I
and Heating Stoves. Plumbing, and
Gas and Steam Utting diS^ie. Tin
roofing a specialty. Sa tisf aclfion guar
anteed. No. 115 "First avenu/e, Roan
oke, Va. \ ap5-tf 1
C A. HEATH,
The well-known Jefferson Street
BARBER,
Has opened a Barber Shop in Hotel
Roanoke.
Room in basement.
N. SALE & fco.,
Real Estate ?4'ts,
BEDFORD CITY, VA.,
Agents for
The Bedford City Land and Im?
provement Co.
The Otter View Land Co.
The Longwcupd Park Co.
And the mc?^desirable business and
residence property in the town.
Refer to the First National Bank,
my20 lm.1 Bedford City. Va. apl.5-8m.
3
DAILY
5, VIRGINIA, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 19, 1*5)0.
THEOLDANMEW
THE SOUTH IN 1889 AS COM
PARED WITH 1884.
ITS WONDERFUL DEVELOPMENT
Number of Sew Railroad- Built Dur?
ing the Punt Year Hint Their Total
Mileage?Wonderful Program in tlie
Development or Resource*.
"Bless mc,ain't it pleasnut.
Riding on n rail."
Until within recent years, the ex?
pression which heads the column, was
not heard in the Southern States, . x
cept on rare occasions. (>f course the
larger cities 'were connected by rail?
roads,and the railroads were, perhaps,
as numerous as the development,
which had then takenplace.demanded
ormade possible. The principal means
of travel was by horses and carriages,
and steamboats, the proverbial
Southern gentlemen with his
horse and saddlebags, is still
being commonly spoken of, especially
in the North, where the South
looked upon yet as the slow -din
section it was until a few years ago
The South by her location, wusalwav
naturally a great agricultural distrii
of the country, and it took years am
years for the residents of that section
ro discover that they had coal, iron
and timber more plentiful than an
other section of the world. Hut wheii
the discovery was once made, and tin
fact was thoroughly demonstrated, it
did not take lout; tor what idleSoutl
eru capital there was, to lind invest
ment in these fields and fur .Northern
capital, and even foreign capital, to
be attracted to them. Tin? extent ol
this development is nowhere mor
plainly visible than in the incurred
tuuount of railroad building whic
has been goi nf,' (min the South evt
?unco the war, and particularly in tin
last few year?.
To give some idea of the extent am
rate at which the ten Southern States
i map of which is included in the
leading of the Tradesman, have Keen
leveloping recently, a comparison of
the amount of their railroad buildin
.n the years 1884 and 1880, is interest
ng
In 1884,there were six new railroad
JUiltinthe State of .North Carolina,
he aggregate mileage being 171.1
uiles. In 1889, in the same Star
ourteeu new railroads were built,a;
rregating259.5 miles. In 1884, South
/'arolina built two new railroads, ag
jregating 25.7 miles; in 18S9, thre
?ailroads, aggregating43.5miles. In
884, Georgia built seven new ra
?oads, aggregating 88 miles; in 1889,
seventeen new railroads, aggregating
128.9 miles. Florida in 1884, built six
icw railroads, aggregating 1S2.Cmiles,
ind in 1889, twelve new railroad.-, ag?
gregating 183.3 miles. In 1884, Ala?
bama built seven new railroads,
iggregating ?jij.2 mile, and in 1889,
welve new railroads, aggregat
ng 142 miles. In is.si Mississippi
milt three new railroads, aggregating
S28.2 miles, and in 1889 she built four
iew railroads, aggregating 1C9 miles,
n 1884 Louisiana built four new rail
oade, aggregating 112 miles, and in
880 nine new railroads, aggregating
22 miles, in 1^84 Tennessee built
inly four railroads, aggregating '."?
niles; in 1880 she built ten new roads,
iggregating 184.8 miles. Arkansas
milt four roads-, aggregating
niles iu I884,and in 18S9 live new rail
oads, aggregating 02 miles. In 1884
Lexas built three railroads with a
otalmileage of 113 miles; in 1889 she
)uilt ten railroads, aggregating 282.7
niles.
This statement shows that in 1884
he ten Southern States built forty
ix new railroads and an aggregate of
,108.0 miles, and in 1SS? the same
States built ninety-six new railroads,
iggregating 1,777.7 miles. The in
:rease in the number of new roads is
nore than 100 per ceut., and the in
jrease in the number of miles built is
nore than fifty per cent.
In the year 1SS9 no two other States
n the Union built as much railroad
is did the ten Southern States. Pur
;her, no State iu the Union, unless it
ie the new State of Washington,
ihows as great an increase for 1889
)ver 188-1. The State of Georgia iu
;889 built more miles of railroad than
uiy other State in the Union, except
Washington. Another thing to be
(leaned from the foregoing figures, is
:he fact that the Southern States
lave divided their railroad building
or the year 1889 among more differ?
ent roads than have any of the other
States. This shows that the great in
;rease of mileage does not come from
auilding of any one solid trunk line
mrough the section, but from the ex?
tension pf roads already in existence
i few miles further here and here, to
reach some new and probably here?
tofore undeveloped resource.?The
Tradesman.
THE TOWN RIII.I>F.R.
The Lawn Pnrtr Tonight.
The lawn party in the Eannan lot,
idjoining the Baptist parsonage on
Roanoke street (Third street) will af?
ford a delightful entertainment this
evening. Fruits, cream, ices and
other refreshments will be furnished.
Prompt and attentive lady waiters
will serve- Rustic seats, spacious
lawns, star light promenading, etc.
This will be a most enjoyable occasion.
Let it be well patroni7.ed.
He 1m One of America's Peculiar Pro?
duct*.
The town builder is a character that
is without doubt, destined to find a
place in American future. He is a
product of this country and is pecu?
liarly American. Rice is well known
in Roanoke and got many of his les?
sons in town building right here in
our midst. The following sketch
from the Atlanta Journal, will, there?
fore be of interest, to his friends.
Talk about a Napoleonic boomer,''
said Mr. Haralspn, "but I never heard
of oiii" yel who could come up to Rice.
He ha.- built sixteen young cities, and
nobody knows where he will stop. He
'ooks around and sees a place where
there ought to be a town or city. He
has plenty of money of his own, and
is backed by almost countless millions.
He bays all the laud around the
proposed town, and goes to work.
The first i hing he does is to organize
a national bank, and that is some?
times done before there is a single
house on the site of the proposed
town. Then he organizes various
manufacturing establishments. Mil
lions of dollars are speut in the brief?
est imaginable time, and woods and
fields are transformed into thriving
and prosperous cities. Fourteen
months "go he started fort Payne in
Alabama. There xvus nothing tb
except rwo or three small wooden
store-, lie bought all the land Ik.
could, but the fellows who owned the
little .-lores caught on and refused to
sell, so he built his town three
quarters of a mile above them in the
valley, .ind left them alone in the out
skirts. Fourteen monts ago there wa
practically no Fort Payne. Now the
population is about 8,000 Rice's
1 t is! town is Cardiff. He isVpendin
$80,000 there on streets. He has one
avenue two miles long, a hundred feet
wide and la id iu asphalt. Not long ago
the place was old lields. At a sale a few
days ago, property brought $278 per
front fo'ot. 1 saw 104 sleeping cars stand
tag on tie-sidetrack that had brought
people there to buy at the sale. The
people were wild. It is said that one
deaf man got excited and bid against
himself four or five times, he was so
tnxious to get a particular lot- Rice's
town- always have the latest im?
provements and conveniences for
dties,maguificent buildings and man?
ufacturing establishments with un?
limited capital. Rice has built six?
teen tow us, and has a magnificent
residence in each town, which, of
?our-.-, he does not occupy, for In
ways has a new town on hand.
JULY FOURTH!
THE VIRGINIA DEBT.
GRAND TIME TO BE HAD
IN ROANOKE.
PARADE, BASEBALL AND RACES
United order of American Mechanics
The Junior Hone < 'oill|iany an.l
Members or Other Organization* '?
Participate?Tne Programme.
al
Till: FIRST HAD I>OCi.
He CreateN n Pance About notcl Felix
und l- Shot by Foliccmnii Ware.
fhe tir.-t mad dog of the season has
ippcared on the streets of Roanoke,
ml the people bad hereafter better
eep a sharp lookout for the danger
>us animals.
He was white and frothed at the
mouth. He snapped at anybody and
veryt-hing that came inTiis way and
when he reached the Hotel Felix he
was ontbSudead run, and everybody
was getting out of his way as fast as
their legs could carry them.
Policeman Ware, pistol in hand,
was close behind and just as the dog
reached the hotel be tired. The ani?
mal staggered for a moment, but did
not fall. < hi t lie contrary he increased
gait and with the blood streaming
from the wound made by the bullet,
lemade a picture frightful enough to
niake?everyonege1 out of his way.
Ware is a prettygood runner, lint the
ig wasa better, and he increased the
stance between himself and his pur?
um- until Commerce street was
reached, and then Ware succeeded in
miiug up with him again. He gave
im another -hot, which took effect
i the dog's head. lint this only
erved to increase his -peed and he
left every one behind, and when last
seen was going up toward Salem at a
peed that laughed at pursuit. All
this occurred yesterday afternoon.
Almost an Accident.
Yesterday afternoon while an east
bound freight was parsing through
the Norfolk and Western railroad
tunnel near the city, a large cedar
iw log. about three feet in diameter,
oiled from a ear and 'Jell into the
arrow space between the moving
ars and the stone side of the tunnel.
The log was so large that it projected
over the track, knocking two or three
trucks from under the train and bring?
ing it to a stand-still. The conductor
then remembered that the be?
lated passenger train was thun?
dering along close behind and im?
mediately sent back a flagman to stop
which he did just a few hundred
ards west of the tunnel. But for the
oolness and presence of mind of the
freight train crew and their prompt
action there would doubtless have
been a frightful collision and wreck
in the midnight darkness of the tun?
nel, and shut in by its narrow con
lines. As it was, the passenger train
as stopped, and a force of hands got
the damaged freight train under way
igain and the track clear in half an
hour.?Lyuchburg Advance.
The Estey stands at the head of all
the different makes of organs. It is
unrivalled for beauty of workman?
ship, sweetness of tone and durabil?
ity. If you are thinking of purchas?
ing an organ besure you get the Es?
tey, take no other.
Thk Hobeie Music Co.,
Lynchburg, Va. General South?
ern Agents.
Go to Geyer's to get your spring
and summer suits, my20 tf.
Oanvillc in n Had Way.
This great love of gain seems to be
fastening itself on the church mem?
bers, aud many wdio at one time gave
their time and* their talent3 to the
ork and demands of the Great I Am,
are rarely seen in their places in the
sacred edifice. If they get here on
Sunday mornings they seem to think
they have done all that is required of
them, and the demand on their time,
on their labor and on their wealth is
fully satisfied. As a good man said a
few days ago: "The love of money
and a desire to make it is leading the
church members to indifference and
worldly-mindedness. and this great
desire is brought about by the mighty
speculation of the day."?Danville
correspondence the Norfolk Public
Ledger.
The Races Yesterday.
In the races at Melrose driving park
yesterday afternoon, Frederick trot?
ted three heats with Little Jim, and
won all of them. The time was 3.05#
3.07., and 3.12.
Fourth of July promises to bo a
most enjoyable day in Roanoke, and
no one will be obliged to leave the
city to have a good time.
There will be races at the driving
park in the afternoon, a game of ball
in the morning, and a parade by the
United Order of American Mechanics.
It is proposed to so arrange the pro?
gram that these events maybe en?
joyed by every one, and the crowd
will not be divided.
The base ball game will take place
early in the morning before Old Sol
begins to get in his work. It has not
yet been decided what clubs will play
but the management promise that
those who attend will see a good
game, and it will be over in good time
so as to allow every one to eat his
Fourth of July dinner before the
races commence.
It has not yet been decided at what
time the parade of the United Order
will start, but it will probably be im ?
mediately after dinner. Invitations
have been sent to all of the trade or?
ganizations in the city to participate,
but they have not been, as yet, acted
upon, except in the case of Junior
Hose Company No. 2. The lire lad?
dies will be out in full force, and will
doubtless make their usual fine ap?
pearance.
The races in the afternoon prom?
ise to be the best yet seen in
Roanoke, and all of the'fast horses of
the city and county will be there with
ill four feet. It is the intention of the
management to make the meeting the
event of the season, and no pains will
bo spared by the se enterprising geut'e
men in making the occasion a most
njoyable one for all concerned. The
TIMES presents below the program of
the day:
Races at Driving park, July 4th, at
10 p. in.
programme.
First race?Trotting to harness,mile
heats, 2 in 3. Purse, $75. $50 to first,
*2?to second. Entrance fee, $5. Threo
horses must start. Only horses owned
in Roanoke county twenty days before
the race are eligible to start ""in this
race.
Second race?Running, one-half
mile heats, 2 in 3. Purse, $125. $100
to flrsr, $25 to second. Entrance fee,
$7 50. Three horses must start.
Third race?Free for all trotting.
Mile heats, :; in 5 to harness. Purse,
$150. $ 110 to first, $40 to second. En?
trance fee, $10. Four horses must
enter and threo start.
Ri ces will be trotted undernational
trotting rules, and run under national
joekey club rules.
Indies are specially invited to at?
tend. Admission 50 cents; children
under lu vears, free
Satisfactory Freieres* or the Flau ol
Action Looking to its Settlement.
.The New York correspondent of the
Baltimore Sun says:
On the authority of one of its mem?
bers the Sun correspondent learns
that the Virginia debt committee
have been in daily conference during
the past week. A number of cable
messages have passed between liere
and the bondholders1 council iu Lon?
don, all of the most satisfactory char?
acter. The main points of the plan
of action have been acceptably
settled, and there remain onlv
a few minor details on which
further instruction from London
is thought to be desirable. The
cables from the other side finishing
the matter are momentarily expected
and then the whole scheme will at
once be made public. This the com?
mittee hope to be aide to do very
early in the coming week. They are
much pleased with the rapid progress
they have made in solving the tangle.
The Virginia debt commission did not
seem able to come to any agreement
with the London people, but the New
Yorkers have won the confidence and
ood will of both, and have thus been
able to smooth the path between the
two jarring principals. When the
Ugcheme of adjustment has been for?
mally agreed upon it will then be sub?
mitted to the arbitration board, of
which ex-President Cleveland is the
head. Mr. Cleveland is much inter?
ested in the scheme, and one of the
last things he did before he left for
his cottage at Marion. Mass., was to
send to the committee to ask if his
absence from New York would
hamper their work in any way, or if
he could do anything to assist them
before he left. All these inciden's
encourage the committee to think
that the long-wished-for settlement of
the Virginia debt is soon to be accom?
plished on a basis that will be'just to j
the bondholders and practical and|
honorable to the State.
Hotel Arrivals.
The arrivals at Hotel Roanoke yes?
terday were:
New York?J. Pepper, Irving Ward.
R. J. Shields, G. W. Hanna, M. Mor
ris. Baltimore?C. G. Leep, C. E.
Beidler, W. W. Harries, jr., A. .1. Har
togenries. Richmond?H. W. Silwell,
L. H. Frayser, Mrs. Winston, Philip
Winston, C. W. Saunders. Peters?
burg?James M. Ouicke, Charles Leo?
nard. P. A. Asher, Durham, N. C. ;
M. J. Bishop. Pittsburg, Pa.; H. O.
Rogers, Roanoke; Ed. H. GarciD,
Trenton, N. J.: C. C. Grattau, Lon?
don, England ; D. H. Barger, Blue
field, W. Va.; C. E. Rugler, J. M.
McRae, Tazowell C. H.; W.M. Baker,
Winchester, Va.; Geo. L. Colgate,
Bedford City, W. B. Morse, Boston ;
Jno. H. SutclifTe, Louisville, Ky.: B.
Lowenberg, Norfolk: E. P.. Lee.
Lynchburg. _
Christened by the Enumerator.
Some very funny things turn up in
the building presided over by Mr.
Porter, as might be expected from the
large territory that is being covered
by the census agents. A letter re?
ceived yesterday at the commission
caused large smile-; to run all around
the room among the clerks as its pur?
port leaked out. The letter was
from a census enumerator in Indiana,
addressed to Mr. Porter, and read a6
follows: " Finding a baby without a
name that was born just in time to
hare its nose counted, and the family
undecided as to a name, the matter
was finally left to me, whereupon I
christened him Porter P. Crabb, the
first name after you, and the second
after myself. As the kid is from a
long line of good old Kentucky blood,
I hope the name will not handicap
him in the race of life."
The Yirginla Boundary.
The General Assembly of Virginia
at the recent session, in accordance
with what was understood to be tin
wishes of the Assembly of Maryland,
then in session, created a joint com?
mittee for ^the purpose of co-operat?
ing with a similar committee to be ap
pointed by the Legislature of Mary?
land to locate and determine the
boundary line between Virginia and
Maryland. The Virginia members
organized and made a number of ef?
forts to ascertain what action the
Legislature of Maryland took ?'upon
the subject, and although the gover?
nor, the secretary of State, and the
clerk of the House have been com?
municated with no response has been
made,
.Married East Sight.
Mr. George Hilbert and Miss Ella
Lee were married last night at St.
Andrew's church by Father Lynch at
7.30 o'clock. The wedding was a quiet
one, only a few friends being present.
Both of the young people are very
popular in this city, and their many
friends wish them much joy.
James T. ?Ott, Carml, 111., Mays
He paid] thirty-one dollars doctor's
bill for his wife in one year, and one
bottle of Bradfield's Female Regula?
tor did her more good than all the
medicine she had taken before. H.
Dale, druggist. Carmi, 111. Write
Bradfield Regulator Co., Atlanta Ga.,
for particulars. Sold by Budwell,
Christian & Barbee.
The best fitting and most stylish
suits in the city at Geyer's, on Camp?
bell street. my20 tf.
The best horses in the country are
running at Sheepshead Bay, and the
returns are received direct from the
track, by a special wire at the Turf
Exchange of Gossett & Co., 18 Salem
avenue. It
Geyer, the Campbell street Tailor,
carries a large and select stock of
goods in his line. my20 tf
Result ol Sheepshead Hay Races.
By United Press.
New Y'ortK, June 18.?First race. 54
furlongs?Blue Rock 1st: Civil Service
2nd: .Madstone 3rd. Time 1.08.
Second race, 5i furlongs?Adelina
1st; Void 2nd: Auna3rd. Time 1.101 5.
Third race, 1 mile?Golden Reel
1st: Flitter 2nd: Stockton 3rd. Time
1.41 2-5.
Fourth race. 1316 miles?Pelham
1st; (iHlIifet 2nd; Bravo 3rd. Time
2.01 3 5.
Fifth race, 5 furlongs on the turf
Eclipse 1st; Lord Harry 2nd: Bermuda
3rd. Time 1.02 2-5.
Sixth race, H mile?Cast Steel 1st:
Guy Gray 2nd; Tattler 3rd. Time
1.57.
Ahlng<lon's Rig .Street.
By United Press.
Washington, D. C, June 18 ?The
House committee on public buildings
today ordered a favorable report on
the bill introduced by Mr. Buchanan,
granting to the town of Abingdon.
Va., a portion of public lands for a
public street.
The Exchange Addition.
The Exchange Addition property
has just been put on the market, and
the lots are going fast.
The property is most desirably lo-l
cated.
It is adjacent to the Lewis addition,
and lies north and nearer the centre ]
of the city than the Jeanette prop?
erty, four acres of which have been
donated to the Presbyterian church
as a site for the $30,000 Female Semi?
nary, which is to be erected at an
early date.
The property is also adjacent to that I
of the well-known Roanoke Land and |
Improvement Company.
The addition is to be called the Ex?
change Addition.
The land is level and well drained,
and well adapted in every way for
beautiful residence lots.
Messrs. Gray & Boswell are sole]
agents for the property. '
A Pure aud Reliable Medicine.?A
compound fluid extract of roots,
leaves, barks and berries is Burdock's
Blood Bitters. They cure all diseases
of the blood, liver and kidneys.
Owing to the damage done by the
recent storm to the work in progress
at the Pumping Station, the connec?
tions with the new pump will be made
tomorrow, (the 10th) if possible. All
are therefore requested to curtail the
use of water for one more day.
june 19tf.
Pick the winner at the
change, 18 Salem avenue.
Turf Ex
It
Bedford City
LAND and IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
.. ? .. ,..1
CHARTERED BY' SPECIAL ACT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGIRIA.
Authorized Capital
$1,000.000
The Bedford City Land Company offers the best investment on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. It is a golden opportunity
After June 3rd a limited number of lots will be offered for sale. This company; has three thousand bonding.and ^^^l^^^^So
Bedford City. Incomparably the best property and the most beautiful sites. The town s growing west. The new depot site ision these lands. 1 ?
Randotoh Macon College Academy is there and a new first-class hotel will be erected asoon as the architect has finished ^?^^g^^j-MS
Sffinnow Fifteen plug tobacco concerns. The largest and most successful woolen mills in the State except OhariottwviUe. Twenty-five manu
factorietCw and seven new manufacturing enterprises tftiderway. The Bedford and James River Railroad is to be built-in the near f.
ForAW who want a safe investment the stock and land of the Bedford City Land Company presents the S^^nducementS. The present seUmg
alue of Vie property is worth more money that? the total amount of stock the eompany offen for sale. For patttwdaw
apl 5 4 * PRESIDENT OF THE BEDFORD CITY LAND ?KD IMPROVfiMENTCOMPANT, Bedford City, V
a\.
.ICE - - FIVE CENTS
OVER THE WIRES.
WHAT WAS DONE AT THE
CAPITAL YESTERDAY.
FIVE PASSENGERS KILLED:
Iu a Khmrn Cyclone?A binitden's Biff
Street?Bridge Contract I.et~RefuK?d
to Answer?l.COO Michigan .Miners
Strike?Another Ilailroad Wreck.
By United Press.
W ashington, June 18.?The Senate
spent today in considering the legis?
lative executive and judicial approp?
riation bill without reaching any con?
clusion. Adjourned.
The tariff bill will be reported to
the Senate from the committee on
finance today. The understanding is
that the bill will not be called up for
discussion until about July I. A
member of the committee stated this
morning that tbe bill as reported with
the exception of the agricultural and
wool and woolen schedules was the
same substantially as the finance
committee bill of 1888.
The tobacco schedule is unchanged.
In the sugar schedule the bounty of
two cents per pound is extended to
maple sugar. The chief changes are
in the earthenware, metal, agricult?
ural and sundries schedules and the
schedules of flax, hemp and jute.
The House after transacting minor
business went into the committee of
the whole on Indiana appropriation
bill. During the discussion the silver
bill was brought over from the Senate
and Mr. Bland moved that the com?
mute to take some action on the bill.
The motion was voted down and
consideration of the Indiana bill pro?
ceeded with, and after considerable
discussion it was passed. The House
then adjourned.
Five P??icniifM Killed.
By United Press.
Toronto, Ontario, June 18.?A
curious accident occurred on the Cana?
dian Pacific railroad, between Clare
mot and Myrtle, last night, by which
five residents of this city lost their
lives. A washout was reported on the
road and a light engine was sent out
to repair tho damage. The engine
came unexpectedly on to the washout,
and without warning plunged into
the break caused by the flood. All
on board were drowned.
The Bridge Contract 1.? Let.
Special to the Times.
LyxchburG, Va., June 18.?The
Rivermont bridge, one thousand feet
long and sixty feet wide, was let to
contract at the price of *i!S,?l?. to be
completed in four mouths. Nine
bridge companies were bidders. The
Edgemore Bridge Company, of Dela?
ware received the contract. Great Ln
terest is manifested here, and Kiver
inont is on a boom.
In a Kansas Cyclone.
By United Press.
Leaves worth, Kansas, June 18.
Logan, Phillips county, this State,
was visited by a cyclone on Monday
morning at 2 o'clock. The Episcopal
church was destroyed, many farm?
houses were wrecked and one man
was killed.
A Railroad Wreck.
By United Press.
Asheville, 3S. O, June 18.?Two
freight trains were wrecked on the
Asheville and Spartanburg branch of
the Western North Carolina railroad,
at Melrose station last night. Four
men are reported killed, and three
badly wounded.
Michigan Miners Strike.
By United Press.
Calcmet, Mich., June 18.?Nearly
one thousand miners walked out on a
strike at Tamadock mines yesterday.
They demanded 10 per cent advance
on wages and eight hours work.
55el used to Answer.
By United Press.
New Ha vex, June 18.?Edward
Malley, one of the wealthiest and
most prominent citizen of this place,
was arrested today for refusing to
answer certain questions asked by
a census enumerator.
Yesterday's Baseball Games.
By United Press.
players1 league.
At Boston?Boston, 9; Brooklyn, 5.
At New York?Philadelphia, 12;
New York, 8.
j At Pittsburg-Pittsburg, 0; Buf?
falo, 0.
At Chicago?Cleveland, 4; Chi?
cago,'3. -
national league.
At Boston?Boston, 9; New York,
11.
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, ?: Phila?
delphia, 3.
At Cincinnati?Cincinnati, 6; Chi?
cago, 2.
At Pittsburg-Pittsburg, 3; Cleve?
land, 0.
american association.
At Philadelphia?(First game) Ath?
letic, 6; Brooklyn, 4. Second game,
Athletic, 9; Brooklyn, 2.
At Rochester?Rochester, 10; Syra?
cuse, 2.
At Toledo?Toledo, 6; St. Louis, 2.
At Columbus?Columbus; 0; Louis?
ville, 4.
atlantic league.
At Washington?Washington, 6,
Newark, 5.
At Jersey City?Jersey City, 8;
Worcester, 20.
At Baltimore?Baltimore, 17: Wil?
mington, 0.
yale the winner.
The contest for the Inter Collegiate
championship between the Yale and
Princeton clubs was won by th9 Yale.

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