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FOL. VI--NO. 177.
hassler i mm.
Are always on the lookout for
And are receiving new and
Desirable \4 Goods)
EVERY DAY. I
Satin striped Batiste, at 124,c a yd,
French cashmere Timbre's, 25c a yd;
usual price, 37ic.
Yard wide Batiste at Sc a yd.
Pongee Drapery in great variety of j
styles, at 15 and 17c a yd.
Ladies1 black drapery Nets from 25c]
a yd up.
Figured Mohairs, in light shades, at |
All wool Challies. 32 inches wide.
42c a yd.
"Wool suitings, 54 inches wide, 28c aj
Wool striped Suiting, 36 inches wide,
Pin-check wool Suiting, 38 inches,
at 15c a yd.
All wool Suiting, 38 inches wide, 20c j
China Silks, at 371c, 50e, 75c and
Striped Pongee Silks in all the latest)
hade-, at 5 0c; regular price, 75c.
LacTtee' and children's cambric and
Swiss Flouncings, from 25c up.
Butterick's Metropolitan Fashion j
Sheet has just arrived and will be|
given away free of charge.
Snyfler. Sassier ai? HcBain
134 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.,
ROANOKE, - - - - VIRGINIA.
IM & BORKE.
24 Blue Serge Sack Suits at
$9.00, Former Price $1300
20 Goy Serge Sack Suits at
?6.00, Former Price 7.50
28 Black Cheviot Sack and
Frock $9.50, Former Price
17 Mixed Cheviot Sack and
Frock at $12.00, Former
r8 Fancy Worsted Frock at |
$15.00, Former Price 1S.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
-F?R SALE AT
1 OS Commerce St.
Prices as Low as the
IflB Breai Flour!
WHITE BREAI) FLOUR.
WE WILL PAY
$50 IN CASH
To any one who can hirnish
the slightest proofs of the
slightest adulteration in the
Famous and Popular|
Try "WHITE BREAD" and
Use No Other,
Checkered Front Grocers
124 and 126
French sa'ines at 17c. per yard, reg?
ular price 25c.
Drap De Venice and sida baud uing
hnms 10c. per yard, sold elsewbeso at
l'2\ and 15 cents.
Twenty-five different styles wool
cunUiee just received, both figured and
All silk fi>h net. 4Ginches wide, 79c.
New lot Indira' blume waists fr?:u
50c. to $2 00 each.
Twenty dozen babies caps at 12Jc.
each, worth 20 cents.
Fiue assortment of Swiss ti uucings
at all prices.
Guaranteed last black ladies' hose 2r?
cents per pair.
Large assortment of ladies1 und
childrensV parasols and umbrellas.
The finest line of tires* goods ic the
city at prices that defy competition.
We are receiving daily all the new
desirable shapes in white niiri black
straws. Flowers in abundance at
prices that will astonish you." Call
early and secure genuine bargains.
42 Salem avenne.
75 - Ladies
to call at
Blount's Diamonfl Front
Get one box red seal iye and one cake
Hoe Cake soap for 12c
Good for Ten Days.
C. F. BLOUjNT,
The - Cash - Grocer,
154 SALEM AVENUE.
"VfONEY TO LOAN ON TIME, AND
1YJL payments to suit borrower. People's Per?
petual Loan and Building Association, of Koan
oke, Va. A. Z. K?lner, president; M. C. Thomas,
vice president; W. F. Winch, secretary and
treasurer. Room 1, Masonic Temple, Campbell
street. Paid up shares, $50 each. Installment
shares, $1 per month. Borrowers can at any
time sc euro a loan and fix their own limit of
the period for repayment.
As a savings oank this institution offers spe?
cial inducements. Installment shares may be
subscribed for at any time. Intercstls allowed
on moneys placed with the association.
This association is doing a successful busi?
ness, paying semi-annual divi lends, and is a
desirable investment for capital. apl-tf.
N. SALE & CO.,
BEDFORD CITY, VA.,
The Bedford City Land and Im?
The Otter View Land Co.
The Longwood Park Co.
And the most d ? ir Ode business and
residence property in the town.
Rtffer tb the First National Bank,
Bedford City, Va. ^ apl.5-8hi.
PRICE - - FIVE CENTS
IT WAS CLOSE.
ROANOKES LOSE THE GAME
BY A WILD THROW.
(WARLES MYSTIFIES TAB BATTERS
Roanohos ? >:<! Nome Hard mi ting.
Rollins Hurl, and Had i<> Retire?A
Rt-iiiitirui flame np to the . (?otii
Inning?The Score in SH-taU.
Roanoke: Quarles and Reefer.
Hagerstown: Burns and Rollins.
The game yesterday was one of the
finest ever played on tlie diamond in
this city, and though the Roanokes
lost, the crowd went home well Batie
Quarles was in great form and
pitched a magnificent game. The
visitors couldn't solve his curve
worth a cent, and for a long time h<
mystified them. The features of the
game was a doable play of Quarles to
Reefer to Kirby.
The Roanokes were the Grs1 (?> take
up the stick. Wigmoro .-truck out
and then Sproul flew oat to Lucas and
Quarles went out at first The Mary
landers next were retired in one two
three order, Abagail flying out to
Sands; Rollius took bis base on strikes
and stole second on a passed ball;
Smith struck out and Eamshaw went
out at first.
In the second inning Ford made a
nice hit, I. Brodie flew out to Lucas,
Sands was touched at first, while Ford
slid in under the second bag and Kirby j
went out at first. Burns went down
under the cur es of Quarles, Keedey
fouled out, Kirby and Seide} couldn't J
solve the Ronoaker. j
At the beginning of the third j
neither nine had scored. A. Brodie
made second on an error by Abagail,
Rollins* finger was struck and Shank;
took his place. The now bat- i
tery commenced well by putting!
Keefer out at first and A. Brodie got
to third only to be put out at the
home plate." Wigmoremade first but
got no further ay Sproul went out..
Shank went out at firstasdid Abagail I
and Lucas went to third, bul Hellene
struck out and this ended one of the
prettiest innings of the game.
Quarles went out at first in the
fourth inning and Ford Hew out to
Seedy. Then I. Brodie knocked a
hot liner to Hums who pushed it on
to first and seat Irving back to the
bench. Smith struck out, Earnshaw
went out at first and Hums struck
In the fifth inning. Sands Flew out
to Lucas, Kirby went down at first,
Abagail gathered in A. Brodie's fly.
When the Marylanders came in, they
looked determined, and they didn't
belie appearances. Schley went to
first and then tried to steal second. A
wild throw helped him aud the bali
went bounding past the field,
while Schley came in home like a
deer, cheered by the crowd Then
Shank was pi t o?t at first and Lucat
failed to bit Quarles.
The sixth and seventh iunings
addeil nothing to the score of either
club. In the eighth the Roanoke
boys braced up and played to win.
Kirby went out at first and then A.
Brodie rubbed his hands in the dirt,
picked up the stick and soot the ball
away out to centre and took his third
on it while the cranks s^ut up a
mighty yell. Keefer mad" a Khort
hit, stole second, while Brodie cape
iu. Wigmore made a fine hi: wbich
put Keefer in home. Sprould madea
second base hit and then Qnarlcssent
a fly to Hellane. Then th
ers got in their work. S
his base on Wigmore's error and stoh
second. Lucas was struck by a ball.
Hellene got first and Shank scored.
Smith went out at first as did also
When the ninth opened the score
was even, and the excitement of the
cranks on the grand stand was at
fever heat. The game opened well.
Ford hit for first, stole second and
then went to third on Irving Brodie's
out at first, and a moment nft< rward
scored on Sand's making first. Sands
stole third, bin was put oof at home
on Kirby first. A. Brodie bit Kirby
out at second. The game now seemed
to be in the hands of the home team,
but the visitors didn't give up. Burns
got second on a wild throw of A. Bro
dies to first, and then scored on
score uy inning?.
12 3 4 5 0 7 1
. . .0 0 0 0 0 0 0:
. .. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Two-base lins?I. Brodie, Wlgfinoro.
Three-base Mb?A. Bridle.
Sacrifice hit*?i. Ilrodic, Sands. Keefer
gall; Keedey, flehley.
Stolon basci??ford, Sands (2), a. Brodle,
Ivcefcr liollli s. Melinnr.. Shan':, Lucas.
BrtiW s ('a i>!i b? By Quarles,;).
Struck out- Oy quarles, 10; by horns. J.
Missed ?nit- i-.A so?Koefor, i.
Keofor in Kirby.
JFKKF.? FRON A CAR.
A NEW STATE.
Postal Clerk Watson Han n Narren
Escape With Ills E.tfc.
The unaccountable absence of j
Postal Clerk Watson from his car yillv
when train No. 4 arrived here yester- ?i*UA
. day, a notice of which appeared in
! the Advance, has been explained, j
I The telegraphic inquiries made by the
! railroad authorities failed :o elicit any ,
j reliable or satisfactory information as . vniprj r, ifPDTilM '? V r*
j to his whereabouts and nothing defi- ?l'Uiiiiiii ?lauulbnil i\ ii-Alil],
i uite wi?H known nntil the arrival of i_
the belated cram, No. 1G, .tbouc 12:30 [
Mr. W atson v ai a passenger on this
, (rain and related the circumstances
I to which his non-arrival was due, and i
Of the Virginia Military Institute Yas-; by which he came so near being killed, !
icrdKy- .v?s?iom oi the ?rarfuatfcgar his escapo from death or very serious
uidss. j injury being almost miraculous. Asj
, ,r T ?? I the train was approaching a small i
Lextxgt<>s*, Va., June 27?TheLtationnear Pocahontas, where the
graduating exercises ol the V irginla j eat(,n-ba g lover had to be galled into!
Military Institute rook place yester-'
day in the cadets1 mess hall. General
Shipp announced the foRowing^rad-1 pn,j fco work the apparatus into
nates: I. H. Tallaferro, Virginia; B. position, was jerked from the car. j whieh w . ? .
L. Hard.,.. Virginia; J J. UcGor- ^ tiaia was moving at a rate of^ w^ ^? loudly applauded,
roiclc, Virginia-; T. W. Lewis,,Vir-\ n^&Y thirty miles an hoar, and the The Senate today passed a bill
gmia ; '
Double play -Quiirles to Kt
Hi'. by pitcb.u'?Quarles,2.
Wild pitch Burns, 1.
Passed ball??Koefor, 5; Shanks,2.
Time of ffan:c?J hour, 40 calnutos.
UA Tl ar? EYErtcisES
MAKES HIS MAIDEN
TIj<- World's Fnir President -Ibid-r a
FTew Name?Base Ball'Garacs of y??.
itorday?.Sherpshead Hay Races, nud
?: !>er Hem* ?r Interest.
"a j catch-bag lover had to be willed into, ,. . * .
er: I use, Mr. Watson, the sole occupant ai8<JU88eU tbe
r5 of the coach, in making a Vaux, of P
By Uni-cd Press.
Wasihnotox, June 37.?The House
election bill all day,
e 0 nsy! vania, 1 tandal I 's
successo;-, making bis maiden speech,
11 '.!'"\': ;?"!? Vi: :i.n.::i: F: Hi;??n??' j bowtas and mem took the ? .^t-bound j ",l';-r excuement here over a telegram
beorgia; B l Ireyo.. Ui8?i?i>ippi: .1.1. traifl arrivii.tr here at the hour men- from Havanna, announcing th* arrest
B. Cocke, Virginia; I. V. Moormau, t;..,,,.,! .i,?.e ^ . . .. ?r' L
\ ir.-i-.: ,? i i, Diekinson v.'est Vir ' ,' .... , ?? and confinement In jail of A. J. Diaz.
Virginia, J. b. iiicKiwcMV west vir- ln describing bis expom ncc whde fV. . . . nf * lJ/'1''
Sinia;TT. C. Smith. Tirginia; R T. falling, he 6tated thathewas entirely . f f1'1; Diaz ,s >'? American
Davl?, Missourij F. b. Grot n; V irgmi.,,, ,.ouscjou,. ttnd felt hinw ilf being "tizen and his arms:, is claimed to be
and R. iL L ind. V irgima
Ex-Governor Lee, of Virginia, pre
sented the ?ackson-Hope medals to
Cadets Taliaferro and Hardin, the
11rst and second graduates respective?
ly. Cadet Ms ?sie delivered the vale?
dictory. In the afternoon General
Shipp gave a public reception. The
ball in honor of the ;irst cla?s closed
the commencement exercises for
whirled through-the air by the mo?
mentum or the train, but wt.s unable
to resist the force. However, to this
very moment urn his life is clue, as it
carried him along through the air for
nearly thirty feet, 'gradually falling
as be wem until he readied the
ground, and thus the force of the fall
n.4 j.F.N SITTINGS.
religions persecution. The State de?
partment bas been appealed to in re?
gard to Securing his release.
Gl?ancd from tUin w
?i'k's In?,up ??f the
Hi- Mio Am|>utai->il.
An unknown colored man. who was
trying to beat hh? way over the Nor?
folk and Western road yesterday i fj?e_^
i morning, fell under a car at Dyerlie's I
. I switch and had his left arm BO badly
I he new d-pol for the Norfolk and fractured fcnat it vv:is sobsequently
and Western Rai road Company is ftmpatatcd by Dra. Koiner and Gale,
beingpushed with the accustomed 0f thiseity. After his wounds were
energy of Mr. Moore, contractor for | dressed he AVJig takeu to ti,e ;l|inS
Jiouso. At no time did he seem to
have sense enough to tell where he
was from or what his name was.
?he World's FairPreslitcnr,
By United Press.
CHlCAGi >, I Li/., June 27?Ex Senator
Thomas W. Palmer, of Michigan, was
this morning unanimously elected
president of the world's Columbian
exposition, and J. S. Dickinson, of
I the stone work. He says ii; will be
the finest depot building on the
line. It is of Queen Anne style, and
will be 120x10 feet, including platform.
The branch road from the main
i stem of t!ie Norfolk and Western rail
road to the Boti mine is being lo
cated and damages being assseseed.
The distance is probably, one or one
and a half miles. The ore is designed |
to supply, in part, the Salem furnace.
Judge W. Griffin and family left on
Monday Morning for Yellow Sulphur
Springs to be absent some time.
Roanoke is to have a city hospital.
Her leading citizens are contributing
to that erni in a liberal ami commend?
Salem is about to have a female,
dentist. Verily the w orld moves and I
Salem is rota'nig with L.
Second Lieutenant David C Shanks, i
of the Eighteenth Infantry. 1 ;-s been!
derailed as military professor at the
Virginia Agricultural und Mechanical:
College |iit Blacksbnrg, Va. "Lieu?
tenant Shanks will," ea>s the New
York Herald, "be made a first deuten
ant." Lieutenant Shanks is a son of
our townsman, Colonel D. C. Shanks,
is a native of Salem, and a creditable
specimen of the land that gave him
Chapter of Accidents.
Nl:-. N. F. Simpson had the mi;;for
Cnder n N?w Name.
By United Press.
Washia-GTon, June 27.-The House
committee on education has ordered
a favorable report on the bill Intro
; duced in the Louse by Mr.Cheatham,
of North Caro!ina,to aid ia establish?
ing and tempoiatilly supporting the
cerda y to cut a severe gash j ''"n;I!-orj schools. The bill is the same
in his* left leg just below the knee, is that commonly knows as the "Blair
while repairing a. fence at his resi-1 Educational Bill-"
dence on Sixth street. -??_
Aleck Hampton, colored, received
a severe burn at the Crozec furnaces
yesterday morning by stepping on a
piece of red-hot iron.
Albert Jenkins, a colored boy. had
bis left Toot badly mashed yesterday
by being run over by a wagon oo
TheSlnyvr orCnster Dylnjr.
By Unite! Pie.->.
Sta^DISTG Kock-, S. D., June
Rain in-the Face, the Indian
killed General Luster, v.i dying.
Mis;: Leah B. Simmons and Mr. A.
R Hoyner Av<;re married at Hagers
town last Thursday. The contracting
parties are w?ll known in rhis city.
The happy e.vnt was Witnessed by a
number ??; tl eir friends her--.
MIDWAY IRON CO?I'ANT.
WO I: r.i< the i
U itte rtnrrlerl <o <'4?m
? of sLon masons are at
uudation of ihia imoor
e Maryland tant indu^trj and it is expected ^hat
Shank took jt Do :l: ,>v<)rk manufacturing
A summer chool will hebe d during
Lie List, ten days r>f Julv at Hampton,
Va, by che V. M. 0." A. Reduced
rates will be gi ven on the Norfolk and
Western railroad, and the hotels offer
special inducements to young men
desirous of combining pleasure and
piety. For information apply to M.
V. Webb, at Y. M. C. A. ro?ms, 100
First avenue, S. W., Roanoke, Va.
'J h ? Rev. William Stout, Wairton,
(-nt.. states : "After being ineffectu?
ally treated by seventeen different
doctors foi S'Tofulaand blood disease
y Burdock Blood
im for proof.
9pikesand bo^tri within two months.
This new indnstry, which will Ic-ate
on the'property of the Midway Iron
Company, between this city and Vin
ton, will employ upwards cf 200
skilled mechanics. A great deal of
the machinery has arrived, and will
be placed in position as soon as prac
A negro wa
nii.fi by otiico
robbing.!. F. Mahoney, on railroad
avenue, of $3 50. His caso will be in?
vestigated by the mayor this morn?
A Pure and Reliable Medicine.?A
Keedy's out at first. This made an compound fluid extract of roots,
evenscore. Schley took his base on
balls, and Shanks knocked a fly to
Sproul who muffed it after a long run,
and everybody moved up a peg and
Burns scored. Schley followed him.
It was a great game, the finish was
The Estey hfanna at the h< ad of all
the different makes of organs. It is
unrivalled for b'-auty 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.
The Hobijie Music Co.,
Lynchburg, Va. Genera: South
- ern Agents.
ro Arrested. ??
. . . Salem < lob I.anti <'om;tiv(iy.
.rresteu yestenlaveve- _f ?,.
rones on the Charge of > ^r Lditor :
Allow me to correct some erroneous
reports in regard to t he sale of the
lots of this company, as wallas to
make-some announcements to pur?
In the first place, corner lo's will be
included and sold along with the rest,
nor was anything otherwise ever in?
tended. Secondly : We are the origi?
nators of the "club plan1'as applied
to the sale of lots, and were the first
to sell lots upon this plan either in
Salem or Roanoke.
The sale of these lots has been so
R cm tilts of Shecpsbead Ray Races.
By United Press.
Sheepsuead Bay. Juno 27.?First
race, i mile?Longstreet, firs-; Stride
away, second; Eric, third. Time,44.-5.
Second r...*, Futurity Course, 4
mile?Conrad, firsr; Lepanto, second;
Tourist, third. Time. 1.10.
Btfrd race, li miles-Padishah,
firstj^liRamant, second; Folsom, third.
Fourth race, 1} miles, Selling?
Little Jim. lirst; Sorrento, second;
Guy Gray, third. Time, 2.10
Fifth race, 1 3-8 miles-Stockton,
first: Her Highness, second; Prather,
3ixthr.*ce, Spring Turf S;akes, 1
mile?Madstone, first; Admiral, se?
cond: Kengeur, third. Time, \A2 2 5.
leaves, barks and berries is Burdock's
Blood Bitters. They cure all diseaees
of tjie blood, liver and kidneys.
The Exchange Addition property
the most exciting seen here for a. long J j^^^ juct been put on the market, and j satisfactory, that it has not been
time. j tac i'0ts ar0 going fast. j found necessary to advertise iheni ex
Fu| The property is most desirably lo- j tensively through the papers. The
iijcated. -. Skiern Club L.ind Company's prop
0 i It is adjacent to the Lewi? addition, i e. cy is now b?-iog surveyed and pre
j! and lies north and nearer the centre > pared for the market. A map will be
o?of the city than the Jeanette prop- fr.rnished each purchaser. The first
1 erty. four acres of which have been j drawing will ta^e place Tuesday,
2 donated to the Presbyterian church July 1st, without fail.
11 as a site for the $30,000 Female Semi-1 " 0. L. Stearss, President.
; i nary, which is to be erected at an
t\ The property is also adjacent to that
11 of the well-known Roanoke Land and
Sproul, 1. f, .
Quarles. p. .
Ford, c. f. .
Brodle, I., 3b.
Sands, r. f. .
Kirby, lb. .
Keefer, c. .
Totals. 3 S "85 13
?One man out In ninth Inninfr.
haqer6town. r. 11).
Abigail; r. f. 0 1
Ilollins,c. 0 0
Heiland, f. 0 0 1
Smith; 3b. 0
Earnsnaw, c. f. 0
Burns, p. 1
Keedey, ss. 1
Schley. lb. 1
Shank. l.f.,c. 1
Lucas, 3b. 0
All persons having prooerty for sale
should list at once with Oscar D. Derr
& Co., No. 10 First avenue S. W.,
Roanoke, Va. j*>28 tf
Riitcit.ili Games of Yesterday.
By United Press.
At Pitteburg?Pittsburg 10; New
At BulTalo -Buffalo,
. At Cleveland?Cleveland,
At Chicago?Chicago, 2;
S at tor,'a L LKAGU E.
At Cincinnati -Cincinnati, 4:
At Chicago?Chicago, 2; Brook?
AMERICA 2f ASSOCIATION.
At St. Louis?St. Louis, 8; Louis?
At Toledo?Toledo, 5;
At Syracuse?Syracuse, S;
lyn, 7. "
At Newark?Newaik, ~>: Hart?
At Washington?Washington, 2;
New Haven. 10.
The addition is to be called the Ex?
The land is level and well drained,
and well adapted in every way for
beautiful re-'oencH lots.
Messrs Grav A- Bcswell are sole ""e in a proper ana satisfactory man-. T.iomas' Eolectric Oil.
agents for the' property. 1 n(jr- h- H- Stewart & Co. je21-tfi J get the genuine.
Having secured the services of an
experienced and expert paper hanger! For burns, scalds, bruises and all
. and draper an/l carpet layer we are pain.And'soreness of the fleso, the
I now prepareoxto do all work inthisjg-and household remeriy is Dr.
Be sure you
LAND and IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
CHARTERED BY SPECIAL ACT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGIRIA.
The Bedford City Land Companv oITers 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 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. Ihe
Randolph Macon College Academy is there and a new first-class hotel will be erected asoon as the architect has finished thei drawings. iN early 4,(M)
! population now. Fifteen plug tobacco concerns. The largest and most successful woolen mills in the State except Charlottesville. Twenty-five manu
i fneW* now and seven new manufacturing enterprises underway. The Bedford and James River Railroad is to be built in the near fatnre.
I for those who want a sttfe investment the Block and land of the Bedford City Land Company presents the greatest Inducements. The present selling
, alae of the ttrohefty i9 worth more money than the tdt?l ahiotfnt of Btdbk the company offer* for sale. For particulars address
1 apt 5 8m . PRESIDENT OF THE BEDFORD CITT LAND A.TTD TMPROVEMENTCOMPiNT, Bedford C %