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VOJj. VI?NO. 190.
Side baud suitings, closing price, 7c
Outing cloths iu beautiful [patterns,
at t> and 10c a yard.
Flannelettes in new and stylish
?atterhs at I2$c a yard.
Dress ginghauis, 5, 8 aud lOca yard.
A few pieces ?>:' Scotch ginghauis at
20c. worth 25c a yard
Still a e\v ehallies at 4c and Gtea
Also a few more pieces of checked
mohair at 25c a yard. ? i
Mohairs in ali shades at J5, :;?;. and
50c a yard.
White goods hi all the newest ma-|
terials and at lowest prices.
A special bargain in pure Turkey
red table cover*, 8-1, 75cand 8 10 87: "
Table linens, towels and napkins in
endless variety, and at prices that
Another ease of white bed quilts at
Ladies1 and Gents' underwear and
hosii ry in great assortment and at
Large stock of bleached and un?
bleached cottons and sheetings in all
Childrens white lace hats and cans
from 15c up.
fans. raus. Fan*. Fans, from 2c up.
"MR I 1
134 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.,
ROANOKE, - - - - VIRGINIA.
lite Bread Flour!
WHITE BREAD FLOUR.
WE WILL PAY
50 IN CASH
To any one who can furnish
the "slightest proof of the
slightest adulteration in the
Famous and Popular
Try "WHITE BREAD" and
c markley & co..
Checkered Front Grocers
124 and 126
First Avenue, 8. W.
i SALEM VA.
Choice of courses; commercial de?
partment; library 17,000 volumes
good morals; healthful cilmate; very
moderate expenses. Students fifteen
States, Ind. Ter., Mexico, and Japan.
38th year begins Sept. 17th. Illus?
trated catalogue free. Address
JULIUS. D. DREHER, President,
C OS T
For 30 Days.
our entire stock of
Consisting of Foreign and
Ginghams, Satines, Challies,
Bleached nnd Unbleached
Cottons and Sheetings, etc.
will be offered at
for tue next
Our Remnant Coun?
ter is now ready,
where you can
at any Price
A Wain at, Ash or Ebony
POLE GIVEN AWAY with
every pair of Lace Curtains
bought to the value of $2.00
per pair or upwards.
4L* Salem aveuue.
PAY - CASH
BY DOING >0 YOU CAN SAVE
FI Fl EEN PER (JENTJ
151 SALEM AVENUE.
MONEY TO LOAN
THE PEOPLES' PERPETUAL
LOAN - & - BUILDING
will lend money on long time and easy
payments. Shares may be taken at
any time. Apply to
WM. F. WINCH.
Secretary and treasurer.
Room 1. Masonic Temple. apl tf.
At k\ to hi Business.
I will oiler my entire stock of
;DRY GOODS. BOOTS
AM) SHOES AT
FEIME COST TO DISCONTINUE
F. G. MAY,
142, First avenue. S. W
jy 18 2w.
C A. HEATH,
The well-known Jefferson Street
Has opened a Barber Shop in Hotel
Room in basement. mySO lin
Building - mm
E. H. STEWART, President.
H. G. COLE, Sec. and Treas.
j J. F. BARB OUR, lieu'l Manager.
CONTRACTORS & BUILDERS.
Oflice with Gray & BoswKLb, .Jef?
Large Brick Buildings a
Homes built on easy payments. Pat
rouage solicited. Estimates cheer?
fully furnished on application.
J. F. BABB?UR,
Still keep the largest
In Southwest Virginia.
Thfjy.have just received u '.argesppulj
Lap Robes, Horse Covers
Breech Loading Guns,
Miner's and Railroad Supplie
17 und 10 Second Street, southwes
Eschs n^e Building Oafs
Are now prepared to fiimi>h meals at
Table boarders can l>e ;i<.mmodati d
and will receive prompt und
STEAKS, CHOPS, AND ALL
DISHES TO ORDER
SERVED IN FIRST
Cold Lunch Counter attached,
where colu lunches are served from
3 a. in. to 12 p. in.
Fish, Clams and Game in
season a specialty.
L. F. BURKS,
GAS and STEAM FITTER.
And dealer in all kinds of Plumber,
Gas and Steam Fitters* Supplies.
Prompt Attention to Orders, and
Satisfaction Gu ranteed.
71"i Main Street,
115 Commerce Street.
|el2-3mo ROANOKE. VA.
11. LINNEY, SIBERT lit CO.
Real Estate Agents,
Moomaw Block, No. 9.
We have a line list of property from
which to select.
In location, price and terms, we
hope to suit all. If you have
To sell or exchange, call.
Best of references given. jnul? Im
CLEANING and REPAIRING
You will save money by bringing
your dirty clothes to be cleaned or
dyed and repaired to me. Ch .rges
moderate. Work first clase.
Comer Campbell and Henry street^,
Roanoke. Va. tf
For the higher education of young
ladies, equipped at a cost of $120,000,
employs 25 officers and teachers, 7 of
whom are male prof. - i. s 'f both
American and European ir-ctiuing.
Languages, Literature. Science. Arr,
Music, Elocution, etc., are taught
under best standards. For nearly a
half century it has commanded public
confidence without distinction of re?
ligious beliefs. 1,200 feet above sea
level, and surrounded by picturesqu?
mountain scenery, it enjoys the fur?
ther advantages of mineral waters
and a bracing mountain climate. At?
tendance last session 209 from 18
states. The 48th session will open
September 17th. P. O. and Station,
Hollins, Va. CHAS. H. COCKE,
jy25-tf Business Manager.
CARR THE SIGN WRITER, COR
ner Third avenue and Firsp. street
N. W. ? mar6-tf
CK, VI JIG IM A. SAT II
FLAT TOP COAL.
POCAHONTAS DISTRICT THE
j GREATEST IN THE WORLD.
EDITOR SLACK'S REMARKS ON IT
I A lVnrly Output of Two .Million and
j atlnurlcrTonti The Royalty It Piijn.
IntereMlite NtniiNllct Thousand* of
, In his address before the Tennessee
. Press Association President Slack,
I editor of the Bristol Courier, had tb?
; in say of t lie mineral interests ol this
Did you know that the Pocahontas
district is the greatest coal produc?
ing district in the world '! In 1887 the
several coal companies owning the
lands in the vicinity of Flat Top
mountain were all consolidated into
what is known as the Flat Top Land
Trust, which now owns most of Un?
lands with the exception of those
owned by the CrozierLaud Company.
No land is sold !or any purpose at
any price?all being held and worked
by the operators under lease.
The royalties are from ii to lOceuts
for every ton of coal sold hs coal,
and 12 to r> cents for each ton of coke
produced. A minimum payment of
$7,500 per year is required from each
lease. There were fifteen leases in
this Held in 1888. The total land
covered by these leases Is only about
10.000 acres of the 210,000 acres of coal
land in the district, ami only about
0,000 acres of the 102,000 actually un ?
derlaid with coal. The No. '?> vein,
the one worked, has an averagethiek
ne?s ol about eight feet. At the usual
estimate of 1,000 tons per acre for
each foot of coal, from these figures
some idea of the vast amount of coal
in this Held may be gained. On the
basis of 7,'hu tons of coal to an acre, a
shipment of 7,500 tons a day would
exhaust bnt 300 acres annually.
This would give a yearly output of
2,250,000 tons. At this rate of pro
dnction the leases already given
would supply the demand for
thirty years, aud the other veins that
will be available wh? u No. '?'< is ex?
hausted, will yield fully as much
more. The first shipments of coal
from this field were made in 1888,
from Pocahontas. Including the
shipments in that year up to January
1st, 188'J, there were sent to the mar?
ket, by way of the Norfolk and Wes
tern railroad, 4,378,000 tons of coal
and coke. The co.-t of production
is about 72A"cents u ton for coal; the
pn'e ? received ranges from s"> cents to
4>1; and in estimating profits the
Pennsylvania idea should be borne in
mind: That is. that pay is largely in
store orders, which may be regarded
as reducing the cost or increasing the
profits. Now, as a conclusion oi this
matfer. we find that owners receive
about $200,000 a year in royalties;
that the lessees clear nearly a halt
million dollars a year; that the Nor?
folk and Western railroad receives a
handsome profit every year fur haul?
ing seventy-lire thousand ear load.- of
coal to market, and thousands of
miners, employes and agents make ?
good living out of the business. Ii
would be profitable to study these
Statistics, even more fully than they
are here given, and interesting to
make a comparative analysis of this
and other coal fields. But such a
thing is impossible now. This panic
nlarization has been made the more
fully to impress upon you that today
new railroads tire opening np fields
equally as rich in adjoining counties.
A ISO I T Tli I HOTELS.
Hems ol Interest Abnnl t'roniiucnt
Senator Johnson, of Christians
burg, is stopping at the Continental.
He is a slender gentleman with a
brown heard and moustache, and has
a host of friends in this city. Sena?
tor .Johnson is one of the best law?
yers in the State, is a line business
man aud is a type of the Southwest?
ern Virginian who welcomes here
Northern capital and enterprise. Ib?
is being seriously considered in con?
nection with the Congressional
movement in this district, and if he
is chosen he will make a good record
in the House.
Mr. W. W. Strongfellow, his wife
and ward, are at the Hotel Roanoke.
Mr. Strongfellow is from Anniston,
Ala., and he thinks that Koanoke is to
Virginia what Anniston is to his
native State. He ex pre.' ses himself as
amazed at the progress made in
Southwest Virginia since he last
Judge Oeorge Gr. Junkin, of Mont?
gomery county, was at the Conti?
Mr. George S. Sartin was iu town
yesterday. He has a long, black
moustache aud is the secretary of a
large nursery just outside of Danville.
Mr. Sartin is of the opinion that
Southwest Virginia is destined to be?
come the richest part of the South.
He bus had gieat success here.
At the Hotel Koanoke is Mr. Frank
D. Hiil, the well known insurance
and real estate agent of Richmond.
Mr. Hill is one of the most enterpris?
ing of the Capital City's business
men, and to hear him talk about the
Southwest .one would think that he
lived here. He is interested, how?
ever, in a number of enterprises in
the towns along the Norfolk and
Western, and says that this section of
Virginia is to be a second Pennsyl?
Return* to tbe West.
Mr. T. B. Ferguson, of the St.
Josegh, Mo.. Daily News, who has
been spending some time in Roanoke
and vicinity visiting relatives, will
leave this morning for home. Mr.
Ferguson has been living in the West
at Minneapolis, Omaha aud St.
Joseph for the past ten years.and has
been quite successful in business. He
is very much impressed with the
jjrowth Roanoke has made and
p! f.ti i.. merits in real estate
Bedford l-ity Booming.
Mr. George Colgate, of Bedford
City, was in the city yesterday. He
is very enthusiastic over the* pros?
pects of his town, and says that
?ver ?300,000 worth of real estate
has been sold in the past few
weeks. A large number of new in?
dustries have also been located and
more are expected. Mr. Colgate left
last night for the North.
There is nothing like Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil to quickly cure a cold or
relieve hoarseness. Written bv Mrs.
M. J. Fellows, Burr ^Oak, St. Joseph
EID AY MORNING, J?l
One of the largest und most nie
gantly-furnished offices in Richmond
is the Norfolk and Western Kail road
Company's, corner Ninth and Main,
opposite the .State office. The Nor?
folk and Western's Richmond busi?
ness has been growing steadily,
under the energetic working up of
its popular agent, Robert W. Court?
ney, and larger quarters became
necessary for its acconiodation.
Today the company had a formal
opening, and Mr. Courtney enter?
tained bis friends most hospitably.
No guests went away hungry or
thirsty. The familiar trademark, "N.
ii W. R. R." in red is displayed eou
spicously from every part, of the
building. People in'Manchester can
sec it towering above every object on
j Main m reet ?Richmond State.
A circular has also been issued by
Superintendent Thompson, of the
Virginia Midland division of the
Richmond and Danville system, an?
nouncing the following changes in
the force of that company: Mr. Henry
Hiden is appointed agent in this city
Vice Mr. .). T. Luckett, transferred".
|J. T. Preston is named as agent at
Franklin Junction in place of M. T.
Shipman, transferred to Chatham.
Mr. H. Ii. Turner succeeds C. A. Wat?
son at West hnd, and .1. M Shipman
succeeds E. A. Smith at Sandy Level,
Messrs. Watson and Smith having re?
signed. W. L. Pierce, ticket agent at
the Union depot, has been appointed
to succeed Mr. Hiden, as soliciting
agent, and Mr. .J. A. Nicholas suc?
ceeds Mr. Pierce as ticket agent.
On the liret of the month the Chi?
cago and Atlantic railroad will he
sold by order of the United States
court, and the Norfolk and Western
railroad will he a bidder for its pur?
chase. The lint* runs from Marion, a
city of ten thousand inhabitants,
forty mile.-, north of Columbus, to
Chicago, a distance of 250 miles.
This, with an additional forty miles of
track, would give the Norfolk and
Western a direct line to Chicago.
The Ohicwgo and Atlantic is spoken
of as a line piece of road, ami is de?
sired by several parties.
THE DUMMY LIKE.
mere onuiit to he a Joint DemonNtrn
iion Over In? Completion.
The Salem Times-Register, in speak?
ing ol the dummy line, says: This
line of railway, which is destined to
connect Vinton, Roanoke city and
Salem, is rapidly approaching com?
pletion. In conversation a day or
two since with the chief engineer, we
learned that there was not the slight?
est doubt of it beiii:,' completed by
the 1st of September, and perhaps lie
tore that time. President Christian
and those under his command have
been pushing it for all that it is
worth, and in view of the great
scarcity of laborers, deserve credir for
having secured and maintained so
large a force. The managers have.
a> the grading progressed, brought
the tie> along, so that there is
but little to do hut put down the
rails. There may lie a brief delay in
putting up the trestle work spanning
Mason's and Peter's creek, but the
timbers are all ready and in hand:
consequently there will be no more
delay than is essential in all bridge
and trestle building. The road will
enter town up Alabama street,and its
present freight and passenger depot
will be at the corner of that street
and First. Its ultimate terminus will
be in the neighborhood of Lake
Spring; perhaps Langhorne's mill.
The engineers have completed their
work, and it now only remains for the
"muscular department," of tlie work
to be done. | It will lie a pleasant day
when we are brought into juxtaposi?
tion with the outlying "villages'" by
which we are surrounded. It will be
a great day unquestionably for Roan?
oke and Salem when the two places
are connected, and there ought to be
a big demonstration in honor of the
occasion when the road is completed.
?Editor Tra es.]
Hotel lloiinoltc Arrival*.
C A Leader, St Louis: Charles F
Childs. Louisville: W P Lucas. Haiti
more; T.I Hay ward, Baltimore; Paul
Narath, New* York: Mr and Mrs OP
Brown, Philadelphia; <t I) Andrews,
L 1) Passeno, C B Maddox, Virginia;
Bernard Schiff, H C Brooks. Bram
well; J H Dunman, WW Strongfel
low, Anniston. Ala; George G Os
borne, Radford; E F Hopkins, Phila?
delphia; C P Holliday. Fincastle; H
W Coleman, Lynchb?rg; P L Mc
Carty, S A Berry, Bedford City;
George L Colgate, Bedford City:
(-feorge W Jones, New York; Mrs A G
Thomson. Richmond: Thomas Egles
ton; Henry Slmneaster, Pittsburg;
Frank D Hill. Richmond: T N Ishau,
Avon, N J; J B Kinney, Raleigh.
Through Hie Transom.
The saloon and restaurant of
Charles .). Orinsby, at the corner of
Campbell and Nelson streets, was
robbed on Thursday morning of a
lot of line wines and cigars.
Two men. named respectively An?
derson and .Meuahan, were suspected,
and this morning they were called for
trial in the mayor's com t. The evi?
dence was not sufficient to convict
and the men were discharged and
cautioned to leave town.
The value of the goods stolen from
Mr. Ormsby was s-40. The burglars,
whoever they were, entered through
the transom of the hall door.
To Build a Hotel.
We learn that a party of Roanoke
gentlemen, among whom is C. B.
Moomaw, esq., the only name we
have learned, have taken an option
on the land of Mr. Edward Brugh,
their purpose being to build hotel
accommodations upon it and make
the place a popular ?ummer resort,
the splendid mineral water there be?
ing the occasion for the movement.
The water" has been analyzed by
experts and pronounced of the most
desirable kind. The property is well
located for a resort of this kind, and
we would be pleased to see this
movement make a successful issue.?
It is a well known fact that
the Hobbie Music Company,
of Lynchburg, Va., are sell
ing pianos and organs at lowest prices
and on easier terms than any other
house in the country, "ion can be
convinced of this Tact by comparing
their prices with those of other deal?
ers. Illustrated catalogues free.
A Weak Back, with a. weary aching
lameness over the hips, is a sign of
diseased kidneys. Use the best kid?
ney curative known,which is Burdock
Go to Geyers to get your spring
and summer suits my20 tf.
Buy jour cooking stoves from M.H,
Jennings & Co., near market' house.
Salem avenue. t
aY 2<>, IMK).
JAMES F. REYNOLDS EXPIRES
ATS SUPPER. SMOKED AND DIED
ll<. Uns a Uriel. - n asim nntl AlHttil
Sixty-Five Vcnrn Old llet'nino Here
From Lyuchburc mid Wn* Cii
John F. Reynolds dropped dead at
Iii? boarding house, 303 Fifth avenue,
yesterday evening immediately after
IM r. Reynolds, who is a brickmason,
returned about o'clock from the
building where he was employed. He
walked all the way from the West
End section of the city, and at sup?
per did not complain of feeling un?
well. He ate a hearty meal, and then
went to his room, filled hw pipe and
went back to the dining room to en?
joy a smoke.
lie was alone in the room except a
couple of boys, the children of his
landlady, Mrs. Coleman. They did
not notice anything unusual in his
actions, and lie chatted with them
just as he always did. They were
sent by their mother to the store, ami
then Mr. Reynolds was left smoking
his pipe alone.
Suddenly he arose from Iiis chair,
put hi* hand over his left side, gasped
convulsively two or three times, and
tottereil to the window. The servant
who was in the next room did not
hear him utter a word. She ran to
his assistance, but before anything
could be done the man had fallen to
the lloor dead.
Mr. Reynolds was unmarried. H's
relatives reside in Lynchburg, where
he was born about sixty live years
ago. He has only lived here a few
months, and was respected by every?
one who knew him. The body will
lie taken to Lynchburg today, and
will be buried there.
Mr. Thomas E. Cofier, is in the city.
Mr. ''harles P. Pritchard is visiting
friends in tin's city.
Mrs. Geo. P. Watkins, of Lynch
hurg. was in town yesterday.
Mrs. Martha Ballingtou is stopping
with relatives on Second avenue.
Mr. P.P. Watts, clerk of the County
court of Giles county, was in the city
Captain A- S. Payne, chief mar
shall of the Lynchburg fair, was in
Dr. T. W. Crozier. who has been
visiting in Hampton for the last few
days, has returned home.
Hon. H. S. Trout went to Mont?
gomery White Sulphur Springs yes?
terday to attend the funeral of Dr.
Mr. Pasuno, general manager of the
Baltimore United Oil Company, was
in the city yesterday looking after
the interests of the company. He is
stopping at Hotel Roanoke.
Mr. .1. T. Hall, manager for Stewart |
it Co.. of Bluefield, passed through
the city yesterday from a visit to his
father's home, in Franklin county,
where he has been rusticating.
President. Coon, of the Exchange
National Hank, left yesterday with
his wife and daughter for Virginia
Beach. They will visit friends in
Baltimore and Washington before re?
Mr. J. P. .Sanderson, agent for the |
Baltimore United Oil Company at
Roanoke, is quite ill at, his home in
Lvuchburg with typhoid fever, and
Mr. C. B. Jones is attending to the
business in his absence.
City Engineer Dunlap returned
yesterday from a visit to his wife,
who is spending the summer at the
Rockbridge Alum Springs. He is
looking well, and says that the health
of Mrs. Dunlap is much improved.
Fuueralof Mr, George Gravatt.
Mr. E. R. Gravatt returned yester?
day from Fred*>ricksburg where he
went to attend the funeral and burial I
of his father, Mr. George Gravatt, Sr.
in reporting the funeral the corres?
pondent of the Richmond Dispatch
says: The funeral of George Gravatt,
esq.. took place this evening from I
the Baptist church. This honored
and much beloved citizen died at his
residence here yesterday. He was a
native of Caroline but had beenlivingj
in this city for over sixty years and
was a deacon in the Baptist church
and a prominent Odd Fellow. He re?
mains were interred with the honors
of that order. His was ?y years of age
and was engaged in the carriage and
buggy manufacture and was well
known throughout the West and this
Ladies Have Tried It.
A number of my lady customers
have tried "Mother's Friend,"' and
would not be without for many times
its cost. They recommend it loall
who are to become mothers. R. A.
Payne, Druggist, Greenville, Ala.
Write Bradlield Reg. Co., Atlanta,
Ga., for particulars. By Budwell,
Christian and Bar bee.
SPECIAL LOCAL NOTICES
Artists material at Picken's.
Stoves! stoves! stoves! cheaper
than ever at M. H. Jennings & Co.,
Salem avenue, near market house.
Marshall's Cafe?The popular re?
sort, furnishes a first-class dinner
daily from 1 to 3 for 50 cents, ap?-tf
Refrigerators and ice chests of var?
ious makes and sizes at E. H. Stewart
& Co.'s. je2l-tf.
For lire insurance call at the office
of the Roanoke Trust, ~oan ami Safe
Deposit Co. dec28-tt'
Geyer, the Campbell street Tailor
carries a large and select stock of
goods in his line. my20 tf
A large and beautiful stock of car?
pets and rugs in newest styles can be
found at E. H.Stewart & Co.'s. je21-tf.
Akers k White have just received a
fresh car load of melons, on market
today. je28 lm.
The best fitting 'and most stylish
suits in the city at Geyer's, on Camp
bellj street. my20 tf
Mattresses of all kinds made to order
by E. H. Stewart & Co. je21-tf
Messrs. Johnson & Johnson have
secured the sole agency in this city
for Radam's Microbe Killer. Our Mr.
Louis Hall has been suffering for
some time with lung trouble. He
states that since using the medicine
he has experienced great relief, and
thinks he will ultimately regain hit
health. ^ tf.
BUB STA VISTA.
Itcnt-4 <>i Interest Taken From ilu
Our police appeared on the streets
i yesterday in full blue regulation uni?
form with brass buttons. They only
need the helmet now to make them
At the last meeting of the council a
petition was presented by citizens
askinir that 'a, lire department be
organized at once, and that the neces?
sary appropriation be made to pur?
chase a hose carriage, hose, an alarm
bell, spanners and helmets for the use
of the firemen. The matter was re?
ferred to the committee on water.
We learn that immediate steps will
be taken towards the erection of an
Episcopal church. The congregation
here already have a lot, aud it is said
about $1,200 subscribed towards pay?
ing for the church building. The
Methodists and Presbyterians already
have houses of worship at Buena
Vista, and now that our Baptist and
Episcopal fpiends have gone to work,
we may expect soon to see two more
Captain Wills and bis force are
busily engaged in laying water mains
and arranging for Are plu^s alonu
Twenty-fourth street, Beech avenue
and Factory street. When this line
is completed we will have about live
miles of water mains laid.
The engagement of Mr. W. B Moss
and Miss Maggie McG. Kent.dar.ghter
of Mrs. Dr. James McG. Kent is an?
nounced. They will be married
August 6th at 0 p. m. at St. John's
church. No Cards.
Having secured the services of an
experienced and expert paper hanjrer
ami draper and carpet layer we are
now prepared to do all work in this
line in a proper and satisfactorv man?
ner. E. H. Stewart & Co. je21-tf.
The Baltimore ami Ohio i.antl Com?
pany, of Salem.
Offer 1,300 building lots for :?l?0
each. Weekly payments of $1.50.
The Baltimore and Ohio Land Com?
pany, of Salem, Va., owning 227 acres
of land within half a mile of Salem,
Va., admirably located for building
lots, have determined to oiler 1.300
lots for sale at &130 each, including
corner lots, in the following manner:
Lot clubs of 100 members each will
be formed. Each member thereof
paying $1.50 per week or $0 per
month until $150 is paid. Each mem?
ber will draw for a lot at the regular
weekly drawing, and one lot will be
drawn every week until WO lots are
drawn. The two members drawing
the last two lots wiil get two lots each
instead of one.
The one drawing a lot can at any
time pay up on his lot and get a deed
to it, as the company own their land
in fee simple; or he can pay one-third
cash, balance in one and two years,
and the company will allow such pur?
chaser 10 per cent, discount given on
A purchaser building, within six
months, a house costing not less than
?500, on his lot, will have a reduction
of 25 per cent, on his purchase, mak?
ing his lot cost $112.30.
Several clubs will be organized in
this city, so that a member can join
one or more clubs, and draw in each
club weekly by the payment of one
dollar aud (.$1.30) fifty cents in each
club. No interest is charged on these
1 payments whatever.
The land has been surveyed, laid
out in streets and the lots numbered.
The laid lies partially in the rear of
the Roanoke College, aud half a mile
from the center of the town. Water
mains run through the land, side?
walks are also contemplated, and
pleasant homes, close to busines?,
could be erected'at small cost, either
as a home for the owner or to rent
out, as houses are in great demand in
As a safe investment this is beyond
precedent, and enables one of email
means to secure property constantly
on the increase in value.
Remember, one lot is drawn by
some one each week. Then you can
pay up on your lot after you have
drawn, by paying one-third cash,
balance in one and two years, or as a
whole, at any time you may elect
within 18 months from the time you
joined the club, aud secure the re?
ductions named above.
Every member must pay his weekly
dues before he will be allowed to par?
ticipate in any drawing, if absent,
some one will draw for him, provided
his dues are paid.
Do not be misled by any misrepre?
sentations made about this land, but
go to Salem and see it for yourself:
call on Mr. H. G. Brown, president of
the company, who will show you over
The size of these lots are mostly 50x
130. some few are ?OxlUU. The lots are
well situated, and our plan of dispos?
ing of them renders it easy for the
men of small means to secure a home,
or make a paying investment, by the
expenditure of $1.50 per week. Salein
is a healthy, busy place, growing rap?
idly and presents more advantages for
investment than an v new town in the
Every working man, be his means
large or small, can go into this enter?
prise and secure a lot that will con?
tinue to increase in value.
All who wish to secure lots in the
Baltimore & Ohio Land Company
should call on Messrs. Oscar D. Derr
& Co.,the authorized agents for Roan?
oke City, who willfully explain the
manner of conducting the sale, and
can be found at their office from 8 a.
m. to 10 p. m.
There is 110 investment on which
one can realize so handsomely and at
so small a cost as to become a mem?
ber of the Baltimore & Ohio Lot
?Clubs, unless it is to be a stockholder
in the Baltimore & Ohio Land Com?
pany. We cheerfully recommend
these lots to the public.
Oscar-D. Derk & Co.,
No. 10 First avenue, S. W., Roanoke,
II. F. Meetze,
With II. G. Brown, box 2G9, Salem
agents baltimore & ohio and
north salem eot clues.
P. L. Carter,
With Dupey & Taiiaferro, Roanoke,
Mahood, Stone & Co..
j. B. Parkenson & Co..
W. E. Summers & Co.,
Washington, D. C.
Foard, Downing, Habdaway
G. W. Keunahan,
Smith & Parnell,
J. B. Pharis & Co.,
Price & Mitchell,
With Neal & Paris,Roanoke, Va.
ICE - - FIVE CENTS
URGES VIOLENCE AND IS
ROGER I MILLS ON THE BOYCOTT
Ho Think* It Criminal Folly ltii*f n?s?
Men of Dalla*. Texan, Op?o?ed to It.
The Behring Sea Controversy-Base
Ball Games of Yesterday.
By United Press.
Mkridiax, Miss., July 25.?B. M. A.
Cook, a well known Republican poli?
tician, was shot and killed near Mt.
Zion, Jasper County, yesterday, by
unknown parties. He was a candidate
for the Constitutional convention,
and had made an incendiary ?peech
during the day on the Force bill. He
was fond of appealing to race preju?
dices, and was not popular with either
the white or black Republican lead?
ers, who disliked his turbulent
methods, and also accused him of
treachery. His death is probably due
to his efforts to incite the negroes to
MHIn on the Boycott.
Kr United Press.
Dallas, T?x., July 25.?Congress?
man R. 0- Mills, in an interview last
night on the boycotting of th? ^orth.
suggested by the Atlanta Constitu?
tion and endorsed by General Gor?
don, should the Force bill become a
law, says it would not only be folly
but criminal folly to attempt such a
project. It would injure the South
as much as the North, and merchants
and business men of the South should
come out and denouuee it. Every
business man in Dallas, seen on this
subject, with one exception, shares
Tlie Behring Sea Matter.
WiLMiaroTOX, July 25.?Ex-Secre?
tary Bayard, in an interview on the
Behring sea correspondence and con?
troversy, says he is pleased to see that
the matter has reverted to the condi?
tion in which he left the matter on
retirement from the State department
and Secretury Blaine, he says, is right
when he says Lord Salisbury ac?
cepted and agreed to conditions pro?
posed by the United States,and added
he heartily wished his countrymen
out of the serious difficulty in which
the matter is involved.
News From Washington,
Hy United Press.
Washington. July 25.?Secretary
Blaine, in a letter to Frye, again
urges reciprocity, and refers to the
treaties with Spain and Mexico of six
years ago, which Congress refused to
ratify because it involved free sugar.
He says he urged the reciprocity
proposition in the House committee
before the tariff bill was framed
The House spent the day debating
(without action) the Senate amend?
ment to the sundry civil bill, par?
ticularly the irrigation paragraph.
The evening session was devoted to
private pension bills.
The Senate discussed, without
action, the bill to transfer the
revenue marine bureau to the Navy
department. Senators Vau?je and
McPherson debated the tariff ques?
tion, and Senator Plumb made a
speech saying that the tariff bill now
before theSenate would cause a deficit,
and that he would move income tax
and other tax to increase the revenue.
Consul at I'nerto.
By Unite] Press.
Washington, July 23.?The Presi?
dent today seut to the Senate the
nomination of Win. <i. Riley, of Vir?
ginia, to be United States consul at
Puerto, Cabello, Venezuela.
War Against Salvador.
By United Press.
Citt of MEXICO, July 23.?The
Guatemala minister here has just re?
ceived advices announcing a formal
declaration of war against San Sal?
Hanged at Martlnsvlllo.
Bv United Press.
Danville, Va? July --5.?Thomas
Wilson, was hanged at Martinsville
for the murder of James Dar in Octo?
Base Ball Games of Yesterday.
By United Press.
At Pittsburg-Pittsburg,:); Boston,?.
At Cincinnati?Cincinnati, 10; New
At Cleveland?Cleveland, 3; Phil?
At Chicago ? Chicago, 5; Brook?
At Buffalo-Buffalo, 3: Brooklyn, 8.
?At Pittsburg-Pittsburg, 2; Bos?
At Cleveland-Cleveland, 8: New
At Chicago-Chicago, Philadel?
Only one game today, which was
at Rochester-Rochester, ?; To?
At Harrisburg?Harrisburg, 2; Wil?
At Baltimore?Wet grounds
Salem Real Estate.
Is Salem real estate a good invest
mSrf James A. Gale, of Roan?
oke, invested *125 through H. G.
Brown and received $l,7o0 profit in
less than a month. tw?.
Nelson D- Barrett bought, Decem?
ber 17,1889, lots 10 and 11 section
for $1,200. H. G. Brdwn 4 Co. sold
these Julv 3rd, 1890,for $3,0?Ma $1
500 cash payments. jylO tf