VOL. VI?NO. 191.
Side band suitings, closing price, 7c
Outing cloths in beautiful patterns,
at 8 and 10c a yard.
Flannelettes in new and stylish
?attorns at 12-c a yard.
Press ginghams, 5, 8 and lOea yard.
A few pieces of Scotch ginghams at
20c, worth 25c a yard
Still a ew challies at 4c and 6?c a
Also a few more pieces of checked
mohair at 25c a yard.
Mohairs in all shades at 25, 37i and
50c a yard.
White good.- in all the newest ma?
terials and at lowest prices.
A special bargain in pure Turkey
red table covers, S-4, 75c and S 10 S7*c
Table linens, towels aud napkins in
endless variety, and at prices that j
Another ease of white bed quilts at
Ladies* and Gents" underwear and
hosiery in great assortment aud at
Large stock of bleached and un?
bleached cottons and sheetings in all j
Children* white lace hats aud capsj
from 15c up.
Fans, Fans, Fans, Fans, from 2c up.
184 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.,
ROANOKE, ' - - - - VIRGINIA
Me Bread Flour! i
WHITE BREAD FLOUR.
WE WILL PAY
$50 IN ASH
To anv ie who can furnish
the slightest proof of the
slightest adulteration in the
Famous and Popular
Try "WHITE BREAD" and
Use No Other.
Checkered Front Grocers
124 and 126
First Avenue, S. W.
Choice of courses; commercial de?
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good morals; healthful oilmate; very
moderate expenses. Students fifteen
States, Ind. Ter., Mexico, and Japan.
28th year begins Sept. 17th. Illus
trate.d catalogue free. Address
JULIUS. D. DREHER, President,
? Salem, Va.
For 30 Days.
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF
Consisting of Foreign and
Ginghams, Satines, Challies,
Bleached and Unbleached
Cottons and Sheetings, etc.
WILD BE OFFERED AT
FOR THE NEXT
Our Remnant Coun?
ter is now ready,
where you can
at any Price
A Walnut, Ash or Ebony
POLE GIVEN AWAY with
every pair of Lacf Curtains
bought to the value of $?.oo
per pair or upwards.
42 Salem avenue.
PAY - CASH
BY DOING SO YOU CAN SAVE
FIFTEEN PER CENT.
154 SALEM AVENUE.
MONEY TO LOAN
THE PEOPLES' PERPETUAL
LOAN - S - 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.
it ki to fa Business.
I will offer my entire stock of
AND SHOES! AT
PRIME COST TO DISCONTINUE
F. G. MAY,
142, First avenue, S. W
AT COST. AT COST
jy 18 2w.
C A. HEATH,
The well-known Jefferson Street
Has opened a Barber Shop in Hotel
Room in baseme'nt.J my201m
E. H. STEWART, President.
H. G. COLE, Sec. and Treas.
J. F. BARBOTJR, Gen'l Manager.
CONTRACTORS & BUILDERS
Office with Giiay & Boswkll, Jcf
Large Brick Buildings a
Homes built on easy payments. Pat
ronage solicited. Estimates cheer?
fully furnished on application.
J. F. BARBOUR,
EVANS i CHALMERS.
Still keep the largest
In Southwest Virginia.
Thfty^have just received a '.argesppulj
Lap Robes, Horse Covers
Breech Loading Guns,
Miner's and Railroad Supplie
17 and 10 Second 8treet, south wes
Esehtsge Euildiag Cafe
Are now prepared to furnish meals at
Table boarders can be accommodated
and will receive prompt and
STEAKS, CHOPS, AND ALL
DISHES TO ORDER
SERVED IN FIRST
Cold Lunch Counter attached,
where cold lunches are served from
5 a. m. to 12 p. ra.
Fish, Clams and Game in
season a specialty.
L. F. BURKS,
GAS and STEAM FTTTER.
And dealer in all kinds of Plumber,
Gas and Steam Fitters' Supplies.
Prompt Attention to Orders, and
Satisfaction Gu -.ranteed.
715 Main Street,
115 Commerce Street,
iel2-3mo ROANOKE, VA.
H, I. LINNET, SIBERT & CO.
Real Estate Agents,
Moomaw Block, No. 9.
We have a fine 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. junl61m
CLEANING and REPAIRING
You will save money by bringing
your dirty clothes to be cleaned or
dyed and repaired to me. Clurges
moderate. Work first class.
Corner Campbell and Henry streets
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 professors, of both
American and Eiirvprun training.
Languages, Literamre, science, Art.
MuBic, Elocution, etc., are taught
under beet standards. For nearly a
half century it has commanded public
confide nee without distinction of re?
ligious beliefs. 1,200 feet above sea
level, and surrounded by picturesque
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 I7tb. P. O. and Station,
Hollins, Va. OHAS. H. COOKIE,
jy25-tf Business Manager.
CARR THE SIGN WRITER, COR
ner Third avenue and First streei
N. W. marC-tf
OKE, VIRGINIA, SL'N
BUILDINGS IN COURSE OF CON?
CONTRACTORS ARE ALL VERY BQSi
A Large Xunilxr oi Eleirant Xcw Re?
siliences in the Wi-xt End?Tlie l'nr?
iiHcc io be Fiulshed 11t no Early Day,
A Ilandaome Frame Stractare.
Building operations were never so
active in tbiu city as they are today.
Contractors find it difficult work to
have their orders for material fillob,
and on this account progress on a
great munyof the buildings has been
The half dozen brick yards of the
city are doing an immense busiues:.
and the brick are hardly allowed to
get cool before they are carted away.
Good prices are demanded and cheer?
fully paid,but not withstanding this,a
number of car loads have to be brought
here from Lynchburg and other sur?
rounding cities. The class of build?
ings now in course of erection is inuch
better than it has been in years past.
The work is als'? being done in a much
more substantial manner and Roa
noke is takLig on an appearance
which will campare most favorably
with larger and more pretentious
places in the couutry.
In the West End any number of
elegant new residences are being
pushed forward to completion. On
Pattison avenue Postma?ter A. S. As
bery is ^uiidiug a magnificent home
for himself. It is to be of pressed
brick with white marble facings.
When pressed brick is said it is not
meant That the building is to have
the regulation pressed brick front,
but it is to be of pressed brick on all
sides and from the foundation up.
The building when completed will be
one of the handsomest in the city and
will cost in the neighborhood of $15,
Just across the street Mr. Peter S.
Miller, of the Briiigewater Carriage
Works, has commenced the erection
of a beautiful little home. The foun?
dations are now ready for the frame
The house will be in the Queen Anne
style which is now so popular every
A square west of these two new
houses is that of Councilman Wood?
ward, which is now rapidly being
pushed forward. Mr. Woodward's
house i? on the corner of Patteron
avenue and D street, and is one of
the handsomest frame structures in
the city. It is very large, and is ar?
ranged with an eye to comfort. A
great wide verauda runs entirely
iround the house, and adds a great
deal to its appearance.
In the West End Mr. Payne, of tin;
Romoke Construction Company, is
also building himself a handsome and
stylish home at a cost of 84,000. Mr.
Payne expects to get into his house
in the course of two months.
I The Moomaw Bro.s are building
several pretty little Queen Anne cot?
tages, and the elegant home of Mr. L.
L. Powell, a description of which has
already been printed in the Timks, is
rapidly getting into shape.
It will not be long now before the
West End furnace is finished, and it is
expected to go into bl?st at an early
day. Wheu the rolling mill gets into
operation it is thought that at leat>t
500 men will be employed there.
Plans and specifications for a number
of pretty cottages to be erected near
the furnace have been prepared, and
it is expected that work will be begun
on them at an early day.
A large number of new business
houses are in process of erection or
the plans are being considered. The
ground between the postoffice build
I ing and HeDry street is to be built
I up at an early day. Dr. Reeves, of
j Henry county, will erect on the corner
a large store. Mr. Asberry intends to
erect another next to it, and the
remaining space between the post
I office will be filled by another large
store. This will add greatly to the
appearance of Campbell street, at this
point. Just aems? the street Dr.
Kirk, it is 6aid will erect a hand?
some storehouse to be occupied by a
centlenian from Washington who will
open there with a stock of gents' fur?
nishing goods. On the opposite cor?
ner the firm of Moomow Bros, are
now putting the finishing touches to
a handsome three story building in
which the Timks will be published.
More About the Scioto Transfer.
As stated in an official circular
printed in yesterday's News the Scioto
Valley and New England Company
has completed the transfer of control
to the Norfolk and Western Railroad
Company, the latter company making
the necessary guarantee of the$5,000,
000 bonds of the Scioto Valley and
New England Railroad Company, the
principal and interest.. The old board
of directors of the S. V. & N. E. R. R.
Company remain, except that Mr.
Doran. of the Norfolk and Western,
enters the Scioto Valley board, and
Mr. Hemphill, secretary of the Norfolk
and Western, becomes secretary of the
Scioto Valley and New England Rail?
road Company. The board limits the
issue of bonds to $5,000,000, and makes
a supplemental Norfolk and Western
mortgage securing them. The Nor?
folk and "Western Company make by
stipulation New York City the term?
inus of the system.
A His; Deal.
We state upon good authority that
the Arminius Mines have been sold to
an English syndicate for ($500,000)
five hundred thousand dollars?and
the same to is be stocked at twelve
hundred thousand dollars. The new
syndicate are to put up large sulphuric
acid and phosphate works to cost
from $250,000 to $300,000 on Mineral
City property. And it is understood
that reduction works are soon to fol?
low. Several of the old gold mines
will be reopened and worked, and
many desert places be made to blos?
som like the rose. We sincerely hope
that what is here on paper may soon
he on the ground; and that we may
realize ail 'mat we hope, and that its
realization will be but the dawn of a
bright day for this County and State.
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. You can be
convinced of this fact by comparing
their prices with those of other deal?
ers. Illustrated catalogues free.
Buy your cooking stoves from M.H,
Jennings & Co., near market house.
Salem avenue. t
DAY MORNING, JUL
I'OC A HOST AN 511? UK I? It EHESTE?.
Reports of IllotH There Untrue mid
Pocahantas, July 26, 1890.
To the Editor ltonnoke Times.
At the request of numerous citizens
of this place I beg to submit for the
information of your readers a protest
against the great injustice done to
our people by frequent publications
appearing in Virginia papers, repre?
senting rioting and general lawless?
ness in this section, when there has
been no foundation whatever for the
wild statements made. We fully ap?
preciate a live, progressive newspaper,
and will utter uo complaint when the
truth is told in regard to any trouble
we may have, but we very naturally
feel disgusted over the action of pub?
lishers who, instead of lending a help
inghand in upholding the fair name of
their State in every proper way,
al wayb seem to be ready to besmirch
and defame simply to cater to the de?
praved appetites of a certain class of
readers who are ever ready to feed on
excitement, regardless of results. In
the past year we have quietly sub?
mitted to gross misrepresentations
regarding riots, bloodshed, etc, in
our midst, while the best of good
order prevailed amongst us. We ask
now that you will kindly let us say to
your numerous readers that the ac?
count published in Lynchburg, Rich?
mond, and even Philadelphia papers
of this week of "bloody riots" in this
community on Sunday last, In con?
nection with which several peple were
shot, etc., was a pure fabrication from
beginning to end. Today the writer
succeeded in detecting a son of
Ham in an effort to forward
for publication a Munchausen
story in which the blood thirsty Hat
fields and McCoys were vividly pie
tured in a combined attack upon our
town. This literary genuis, who is
likely the author of former* absurb
newspaper items, purporting to be
special dispatches from here, will
likely change his address to the
county seat in the near future, as bis
last effort, which failed to reach the
publishers, savors sufficiently of libel
to warrant one of our citizens in en?
deavoring to secure free boarding for
him for awhile. Should you or any
newspaper publisher desire to be kept
po-ted in the events of this section,
truthful people can readily be found
to serve you without reflecting unfav?
orably on what we claim to be one of
the must orderly and law-abiding
mining districts in this or any other
country. As whatever injures the
reputation of our people in this busy
section of the State will surely tell
against the Commonwealth of the
"Ohl Dominion." 1 am sure that you
will not hesitate to do us justice in
publishing this item. Yours trulv,
P. P. Dillon,
Mayor of Pocahontas.
The Midway Iron Mill.
The rumor that the plant of the
Miday Iron Mill, located between this
city and Vinton. would be removed
to Salem or Lynchburg has caused
considerable talk amomr the business
men of the city. 11 seems that a la rge
majority of the stockholders have re?
fused to pay their assessment, upon
the grounds that the mill is not
located in the corporate limits of the
city. Mr. Davis, the manager, claims
that several other towns have offered
very liberal inducements and unless
the matter is promptly adjusted he
will pull up his plant and leave. The
mill is nearly completed and would be
ready for business by September 1st
and it would not only be expensive to
remove it at but a great loss of time to
Mr. Davis, the manager. It is hoped
that, the meeting, which has been
called for Tuesday evening, the
29th inst, that the matter will
be properly adjusted, and that
the stockholders may come to
some definite understanding so
that work may be resumed and the
mill be completed.
The Sew Blacksbnrg; Board.
The board of visitors of the Vir?
ginia Agricultural and Mechanical
College, in session Friday at Natural
Bridge, made the following election
of officers: William D. Saunders, of
Franklin county, Va., director of ex?
periment station; R. C. Price, late ofj
the Miller school, Virginia, professor
of chemistry; F. A. Gully, late of the
Agricultural College of Texas, pro?
fessor of agriculture; W. E. Anderson,
late of the University of Arkansas,
superintendent of machine shops.
Action was taken placing the sani?
tary condition of the college in per?
fect accord with the recommendations
of the sanitary commission, com?
posed of John Herbert Clairborne,
M. D., Petersburg, Va.; Prof. W. C.
l>abney,M. D., University of Virginia;
R. W. Martin, M. D., Chatham, Va.;
Colonel W. E. Cut6her, Richmond,
Correct, Mr. Forde.
Mr. John T. Forde, of Jamacia,
Plains, Boston, writes as follows to
Editor Wardle, of the Radford En?
terprise, says the Clinch Valley Nowb:
"Virginia is destined to be a great
State, and in my opinion you haye
struck into the right quarter. An
impression is rapidly gaining ground
here that the South is destined tobe
the home of thousands of New Eng?
land people. There are lots of brains
in Massachusetts that cannot And
e en the semblance of profitable
employment. It must emigrate to
where ability and perseverance are
better appreciated. The South evi
dently seems to be the place of the
The City's Health.
Numerous reports having been cir?
culated as to tbe ill health and great
mortality in our city, last evening a
representative of the Tiants inter?
viewed Chief Knepp, at whose stables
the principal hearses are kept. By
his books it is shown that there have
b<>en but three funerals in the last
three weeks?a mortality percentage
lower than many cities of the same
The Times Office.
The news and composing rooms of
the Times were moved yesterday to
the Moomaw building, corner Camp?
bell and Henry streets. Tbe business
office will remain for the present at
110 Jefferson street.
His Arm Broken.
William Kane, a well-known young
man of this city, had bis arm broken
by jumping from a moving train in
the West End yards yesterday morn?
ing. He was also considerably bruised
about the face and head.
Salem Real Estate.
Is Salem real estate a good invest?
Dr. James A. Gale, of Roan
oke, invested $125 through H. G.
Brown and received $1,750 profit in
less than a month.
Nelson D. Barrett bought, Decem?
ber 17, 1880, lots 10 and 11 Section 21,
for $1,200. H. G. Brown & Co. sold
these Julv 3rd, 180?,for $3,C(00,in $1,
500 cash payments. jylOtf
? 27, IS90.
SEYEN TO ONE.
[THE ROANOKES DEFEAT THE
I THEY COULDN'T SOLVE (WARLES.
Nineteen Struck Out - A Beautiful
Running?Fly Catch by Williamson,
oi the Visitors, Greatly Applauded.
The Score in Detail.
The Alerts are good players, bat
they were not alert enough yester?
day to break even with the Roanokes
in the two game ueries that General
Greeley kindly allowed to be played
the past week.
They were hustled around when it
came to fielding; they are in fact
stronger there than the home club,
but it did them little good. They
had not the good eye necessary to
locate the drops, shoots and curves
that. Quarles sent over the plate.
To that same plate they walked
like lambs to the slaughter, and
when the game was over it was found
that nineteen of them had failed to
connect with the ball. Only one of
the men from Washington got a hit,
nd that was on a little scratch that
Alex. Brodie came within an ace of
getting within time to throw him
Roanoke commenced well and
scored her first run in the first inning.
bas* on ball, a hit, a force-out, and
an error tells the story in a few words.
The Alerts din't score. Then tnel
home boys went at it again, but did [
In the third Roanoke got two more
uns. Wigmore's beautitul fly was
uffed by G. Kelly, and Sproul was
hit by the pitcher. Roseuthal's sacri?
fice brought Wigmore home, and G.
Kelly's high throw to the plate gave I
riproul a chance to score and he|
didn't neglect the opportunity.
Two innings were passed over and
botli clubs drew goose eggs. In the
sixth two tallys were made by the
home club on hits by Widgins and
Quarles, a wild pitch by Fuller and
Reefer's sacrifice. The eighth, also
saw a brace of runners cross the plate
Hits by Quarles,Keeler and Wigmore,
a wild pitch by Fuller and a base on I
balls cooked the goose of the Alerts
and it began to be evident that they j
had lost the game.
In the Beyenththe visitors got their i
one solitary run across the plat*1.*|
With two* men out, Fuller swum
back the sti?k and sent a red hoi
bounder to Widgin, who picked it
up cleanly enough but threw it high
The big first basemen leaped into |
the air, got his hands on the ball,
but it slipped through, and Fuller]
flew like a deer around to third.
Then a moment afterward Sproul
mufTed Williamson's easy fly and
Fuller scored. W. Kelly celebrated
the event by striking out.
The game had few unusual features I
and all of them were on the fly catch
order. Williamson made the great
play of the day and immortalized [
himself by making a great runnin?
catch of Wigmore'sfiy tocentre while
the crowd yelled itself hoarse* When
the little center fielder came in the
good natured audience gave him an?
other send off. G. Kelly made a long
t run and catch of a right field fly in
the eight and Wigmore got a round
of applause for a pretty catch in
centre in the same inning.
n. in. p.o. a. f.
Wigmore, 2b. 1 2 1 0 0
Sproul, I. f. 1 10 0 1
Ford, r. f. 1 1 0 0
Rosenthal, lb. 0 1 8 0
I.Brodic, c.f. 0 0 0 0
Wldjrin, 3b. 1 1 0 2
Quarles, p. 2 2 0 4
A. Brodie, ss. 1 0 1 1
Kcefcr, c. 0 1 17 2
Totals. 7 - o 27 ii
It. In. P.O. a. E.
Hauptman. I. f. ... 0 0 3 0 -0
McCarthy lb. 0 0 10 1 1
G. Kelly, 2. b. 0 0 ;i 4 3
Fuller, p. 1 0 n 2 0
Williamson, cf. . . . 0 0 1 0 0
W. Kelly, 3b. 0 0 0 0 0
White, 88. 0 0 1 4 1
Johnson, c. 0 1 8 1 0
Moore rf. 0 0 1 0 0
Totals. 1 " 1 27 12
SCORE BY ICTISOS.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 0
Roanoke. 10200202 0?7
Alerts .... 00000010 0-1]
Sacrifice hits-Ford. Roscnthal, Keefer, Wil?
Rases stolen-Wigmore 2, Ford, Widgin. Ful?
Doublo play?White to McCarthy.
Bases on balls?by Quarles 1, by Fuller 4.
Hit by pitcher-Fuller 1.
Struck out?by Quarles 19, by Fuller 8,
Wild pitches?Quarles 1, Fuller 2.
Passed ball?Keefer 1.
Muffed thrown ball?Rosenthal. G. Kelly.
Muffed fly balls?Sproul. G. Kelly.
Wild throws?Quarles, G. Kelly.
Time of game?1:40.
Umpires?Welch and Ormsby.
Hotel Roanoke Arrivals.
H. C. Baker, Philadelphia; E. C.
Brown, Washington; S. K. Gray.New
York; Jesse Garrett?Pbiladelpbia; E.
P. Lee, Lynchburg; D. Mayer and
wife, H. Wilkham, Philadelphia; D.
Barton Jones, Baltimore; W. D. Ad
| ams, Lynchburg; L. D. Long, Balti?
more; John Taylor, Baltimore; Dan?
iel J. Coleman, Richmond; C. B.
Maddox, Virginia; L. P. Schriex,
Miss Fowle, Lake Spring; Fred. Dun
lap, Philadelphia; E. L. Geist, Dan?
ville; Muller McCue, Staunton; J. H.
Lyon, Richmond; J. Howard Smith,
Richmond; B. Wood, Virginia.
Miss Carrie Christian, one of the
brightest and most popular young
ladies in this city, is dangerously ill,
and it was very much feared last
night that the illness would prove
A Weak Back, with a weary aching
lameness over the hipB, is a sign Of
diseased kidneys. Use the best kid?
ney curative known,which is Burdock
Ladies Have Tried It.
A number of my lady customers
have tried "Mother's Friend," and
would not he without for many times
its cost. They recommend it to all
who are to become mothers. R. A.
Payne, Druggist, Greenville, Ala.
Write Bradfield Reg. Co., Atlanta,
Ga., for particulars. By Budwell,
Christian and Barbee.
There is nothing like Dr. Thomas
Eclectric Oil to quickly cure a cold or
relieve hoarseness. Written by Mrs.
M. J. Fellows, Burr Oak, St. Joseph
Go to Geyexls to got your spring
and summer suits mySO t'f.
The Churches Today.
Owing to the illness of Rev. J. H.
Boyd, and the wife of Rev. C. H.
Buchanan there will be no services
at the Greene Memorial church or at
the Opera House today.
There will be services at the St.
John's Episcopal church this evening
at 7 o'clock.
Services will be held at the First
Presbyterian church this morning at
11 o'clock and this eveningat 7 o'clock.
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. There
will be a public reception of new
members at the morning services.
Preaching by the pastor.
Services at the Young Men's Chris?
tian Association this afternoon at 4
o'clock. All men are invited to at?
Dr. 0. F. Flippo will preach at the
Baptist church tonight at 8 o'clock.
Subject: Bunyan's Pilgrim ut Inter?
preter's house. Preaching in the
morning by J. J. Ruuiburgat 11
Rev. 0. F. Flippo will preach at
Bonsack today at 11 o'clock.
Services at St. Mark's Lutheran
church will be held in the chapel of
the First *ard school building at 11
a. m. Sermon by Rev. J. A. Huffard.
8unday school, Hon. H. S. Trout,
superintendent, at 9:30.
Second Lutheran?divine worship
tonight at 8:15. Sermon by Rev. J.
I A.. Huffard. Sunday school at 3
Yesterday at the Harket.
The city market yesterday was tbe
scene of a busy throng that went
there to lay in supplies for Sunday.
Tbe market was well supplied with
all kinds of vegetables, fresh from
Roanoke and adjoining counties. The
city now enjoys a market not sur?
passed by a'ny in the state, excepting
The Baltimore and Ohio l.nnu Com?
pany, or Salem,
Offer 1,300 building lots for $150
each. Weekly payments of $1.50.
The Baltimore and Ohio Land Com?
pany, of Salem, Va., owning 227 acres
of laud within half a mile of Salem,
Va., admirably located for building
lots, have determined to offer 1.300
lots for sale at $150 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 $(5 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 100 lots are
drawn. The two members drawing
the last two lots will 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 bis purchase, mak?
ing his lot cost $112.50.
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 and ($1.50) fifty cents in each
club. No interest is charged on these
The land has been surveyed, laid
out in streets and the lots numbered.
The laid lies partially in the rear of
the Roanoke College, and 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 businesp,
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 small
means to secure property constantly
on the increase in value.
Remember, one lot is drawn by
some one eaoh 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, and 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 lot6 are mostly 50x
150. some few are 50x136. 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
exp?nditure of $1.50 per week. Salem
is a healthy, busy place, growing rap?
idly and presents more advantages for
investment than any 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 will fully explain the
manner of conducting tbe sale, and
can be found at their office from 8 a.
m. to 10 p. m.
There is no investment on which
one can realize so handsomely and at
ho 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. Derr & Co.,
No. 10 First avenue, S. W., Roanoke,
H. F. Meetze,
With H. G. Brown, box 269, Salem
agents baltimore & ohio and
north salem lot clubs. .
F. L. Carter,,
With Dupey & Taliaferro, Roanoke,
Mahood, Stone & Co.,
J. B. parkenson & Co
Richmond, Va. ?
W. E. Summers & Co.,
Washington, D. C.
Foard, Downing, Hardaway
G. W. Kernahan,
Smith & Parnell,
J. B. PHABIS-& CO.,
Pbice & Mitchell,
With Heal s> FarlSiRbanotei Va*
LICE - - FIVE CENTS
THE WIND'S WORK
SOUTH LAWRENCE, MASS, VIS?
ITED BY A CYCLONE.
FITE HUNDRED PEOPLE HOMELESS
The Tornado Cat a Patb Five Hund?
red Yards Wide?Fire Adds to tbe
Fatality of the Catostropbe-Ob, No!
England Wouldn't Fight.
By United Press.
South Lawrence, Mass., July 26.
?A disastrous cyclone struck this
city this forenoon. The tornado cut
a clean path five hundred yards wide
through the city. One hundred
houses were leveled to the ground,
and many more shattered. To add to
the consternation, fire broke out In
the ruined buildings and threatened
a great conflagration for hours.
Twelve people, it is known, were
killed, and about fifty badly injured.
Five hundred persons tonight are
homeless, and more than one hundred
thousand dollars worth of property
Oh, No! England Wouldn't Fight.
Bv United Press.
London, July 27.?Exclusive in?
formation, given three weeks ago, re?
garding the protest by Great Britain
against the seizures by American
cruisers in Behring Sea,has been fully
confirmed by official correspondence
on the subject. The attitude of the
English government is that any far
ther seizures will provoke armed hos?
tilities. Whether these hostilities'
would be followed by war would be
for America to decide, as England's
fleet in the north Pacific would un?
doubtedly sweep Behring Sea clean
of American cruisers, and thereby re?
move immediate occasion of British,
or rather Canadian, complaints. The
situation in London is that whatever
is the result of the pending negota
tions regarding the Behring Sea, Am?
erica can have war on her liands at
any time by persisting in the capture
of British sealers.
The Pension Bureau.
By United Press.
Washington, July 2(5.?The House
committee on rules in a report adopted
by the House to-day for investiga?
tion of the pension office under Gen.
Raum, incline to believe that the
charges are not true, but urge inves?
tigation for the sake of General Raum.
Representative Cooper, who intro?
duced the resolution for the investi?
gation, charged that Gen. Raum had
favored certain pension attorneys be?
cause the latter endorsed a money
note for him and also that the com?
missioner had promoted employes
who took stock in the refrigerating
company of which he is president.
Denounce the Force Bill.
By United Press. *
Kansas City, July 26.?At a mass
meeting of the Democrats last night
resolutions were adopted deprecating
the passage of the Federal election
bill now pending in Congress, and
denouncing the attempt to pass a
bill as a deliberate blow at the liber?
ties of the people and their inaliena?
ble right to elect their own represen?
By United Press.
Washington, July 26.?In the
House a resolution was adopted for a
special committe to investigate Gen.
Raum's administration of tbe pension
office. The sundry civil bill was dis?
cussed, but no action was taken.
In the Senate the tarilf bill was dis?
cussed, and bills passed granting pen?
sions to the widows of Generals Crook,
Freemont and McClellan.
*~' Congressman Pierce Injured.
By Cnited Press.
Dresden, Tenn., July 26.?Rice A.
Pierce, Representative from the Ninth
Congressional district of Tennessee,
fell off the platform of a moving train
at the station here Thursday night
and received serious and probably
fatal injuries. His right arm, side
and leg are paralyzed.
Failed to Nominate.
By United Press.
Greenville, Ohio, July 26.?The.
Democratic congressional convention
of the Fourth district failing, after
600 ballots, to nominate a candidate
for Congress today took a recess until'
September 3rd,and changed the place
of meeting to Piqua.
Base Ball Games of Yesterday.
By United Press.
At Cleveland?First game?Cleve
land, 6; New York, 1.
Second game?Cleveland, 8; New
At Buffalo?Buffalo, 9; Brooklyn, IS.
At Pittsburg?Pittsburg, 3; Bos?
At Chicago?Chicago, 12; Philadel?
At Pittsbuig?Pittsburg.4; Bo8ton,S.
At Cincinnati?Cincinnati, 5; New
^At^'cieveland?Cleveland, 2; Phil?
adelphia, 5. i^i; .
At Chicago ? Chicago, 4; Brook-,
St. Louis-Brooklyn game poatK;
At Philadelphia?Athletic, w toais
ville, 10. \ m
At Rochester?Rochester, 6;^ To-n
At Syracuse?Syracuse, 3; Colum?
bus, 0. J'.
Worcester-Hartford game pott-'
.^^Newark?New Haven failed to
appear, forfeit to Newark 9 toO. V
At Baltimore?Baltimore,!!; Wash*.
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