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ILTo. HO Teffe
Have opened an immense stock of brand new fall ?oods,
cashmeres, serges, Henriettas, all-wool habit cloths and
Scotch plaid suitings in all the newest shades and color?
ings, new blankets, comforters, hosieiy and underwear,
zephyr and Saxony yarns in all shades, Butterick patterns,
fashion sheets and delineators for October just received.
134 Salem Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia.
Last April we began to advertise our town lots, making
at that time a number of statements in regard to what we
would do. Through the non-completion of the Clinch
Valley extension of the Norfolk and Western our railroad
facilities at that time were very limited. We had no rail?
road station and, indeed, one old farmhouse was the total
sign of life about the place. Since then the railroad has
erected a fine brick and stone freight station, one of the
largest on the road, and will shortly erect a fine passenger
station, while the Clinch Valley Company has spent, or is
under contract to expend, $350,000. A four-story hotel,
the finest in Southwest Virginia, is under roof; a hand?
some iron bridge, of 1S0 feet span, crosses the Clinch
river; two second-class hotels have been built, and a large
number of stores are building under contract. The coin
pan}'' has erected a handsome three-story building for its
offices, and a fine stone bank building is Hearing comple?
tion. Machinery for the rolling mill is on the grounds,
and the track to the coal mines, three miles away, is com?
pleted, and coal is now coming out. A steam brick plant,
the most complete in Southwest Virginia, is in operation,
?and a large amount of grading and other work is going on.
This work attracts a great deal of attention, while Rich
lands is merely at the end of a non-completed line. The
completion of the Clinch Valley division this fall, and the
running of through trains between Washington and
Louisville, putting Richlands immediately on a through
line, will give an impetus to the prosperity of the town
sufficient to throw it ahead of all competitors, and the at?
tention of investors is called to real estate here as giving
greater promise than any town in Southwest Virginia.
Agent Clinch Valley Coal and Iron Company, Rich
Jands, Tazcwell Count}', Virginia. Boptio-3n
What People are Doing In and
Out of Roanoke.
A marriage license was Issued yester?
day to .lames II. La?-y and Harriet Hale,
Mrs. J. It. Terry and Mrs. R. .!. Bos
man left y/jsterday morning for Norfolk,
where \Irs. Terry will he the guest of
Mrs. jtosman for a month or more.
t hief of Police M. C. Morris and OfH
ccr J. A. Vest left on the morning train
yesterday for I'ocahohtas with W. II.
Cabcll, who is wanted there to answer
the charge of murder.
Miss Annie Nichols died at her home
on Gainsboro avenue last night, and tho
remains will he interred in Fairview
Cemetery at 3 p. m. to-day.
Mrs. Henry Ncal, of No. 432 Fifth av?
enue, h. e.. is recovering from a severe
Fifty-seven wagons paid the curbstone
tax at the Second ward market yester?
day, and thereby contributed SS.Tu to the
Judge Rlair will hold a special term of
the circuit court at Salem on the 13th of
October to consider the question of con?
firming the recent sale of the Nhenan
doah Valley railroad, made.in this cit y
on the 30th ultimo.
Hooker Mitchell was arrested yester?
day on Railroad avenue for making an
assault on an unknown colored man.
He will have a hearing before Acting
Mayor Hanthorne this morning.
The sidewalks on Salem avenue and
several other important thoroughfares of
this city could he greatly improved if the
)>ric!;s were taken up and relaid.
Harold \Y. Whltoway, of Dover Kng- i
land., is at Hotel Roanoke. the guest of .
Mr. \V. L. Cobb.
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart I.. Jones, of Al
goma, West Va.. who have been on a
tour of the South, are at Hotel Roanoke
for a few days.
Mr. James McFall, recently a clerk
in the Auditor's oillco of the Norfolk
and Western, has resigned his position
to take a place with the real estate Arm
of ( arter .V. WhitOSOll.
Mr. J. I.. Cowles, of Farmlngton,
Conn., with his wife and four daughters,
are at Hotel Roanoke.
Tho darkness these nights might 1 c
greatly illuminated by a moderate vso < f
gas on the part of the city authority s.
Tue rainy and chilly w 'iithcr of the
past four i r live days has been very de?
moralizing to people of a nervous i< tn
pernincnt. Overcoats ami si raw-hats
look like an anomaly, hut. they have
been frequently seen on the streets of
the city during that time.
HOTKI. Fill.IX : Harry Henry. New
<>rh ans: Georgo U eddies, Philadelphia: .
A. Dunkelspiel, Louisville, Ky.. K. M.
(iaryati, Bolvilio, Caniida; II. stucky.
Bueyrus, Ohio; II. I). Roscnhcims, Haiti- \
HoTF.r. Roaxokk : W. S. Ravonscraft,
Chicago: M. W. Marple, Philadelphia;
George C. Ilildt. Baltimore; R. J.
Shoilds, New York.
( o.vnxKXTai. HOTKI.;.T. W. M. Stewart.
Louis*.llle, Ky.: C. W. King. Baltimore;
W. A. Henderson, New York; J. I).
Rothschild, Baltimore; George A. Peno,
Philadelphia; Mrs. M. C. Sheridan, New
Rend THE TIMES every morning for
tho news. Full telegraphic reports from
all over the world up to 2 o'clock a. m.
Dolivered in Ronnoko, Salem and Vinton ;
lor 50 cents per month.
Mayor Bvhiih' Nephew Demi.
The sad intelligence was received
here yesterday that Edwin Rranscomb,
a nephew of Mayor W. (!. Kvans. died at
I o'clock at Blacksburg after an illness
of some weeks. Mr. J. M. Oakey, of the j
firm of Woolwino .v. Oakey, was sent for :
to embalm the remains, which will be ;
interred at Blackshurg, the exact time 1
of which had not been decided at this
Given Ills Liberty.
John Johnson, colored, of Franklin
county, has been accepted by Justice ?
Howerton as the bondsman of Frank
Hopkins, who is charged with having a j
numherof stolen goods in his possession. [
The bond is for $50, and Hopkins, as Boon
as accepted, was given his liberty. The i
case will bo tried at the October term of j
the Hustings Court.
The time of the year is rolling around j
when business men should think about 1
placing their orders for their blank- '
hooks for 1801. Write to or 'phono 128,
Hammond's Printing Works, tor an
estimate on all kind of work.
Did you over know one to use "A. H.
C. Alternative" for blood taint without
MAYOR'S <:Ol KT.
His Honor, Mr. Joseph Han thorn, :rct
ting mayor, disposed of the following
Lewis Neal, alias "Illach Diamond."
was before the.mayor yesterday on the
jhargo of vagrancy and in default of a
lino and-costs of ?1"> was sent to jail.
Lewis is not much of a "diamond" in
the way of appearance.
lien Pcudleton invaded the sacred
precincts of a box-car and was lined $1
for his temerit y. Ken now finds it would
have been better to have gone to a re?
gular boarding house for the night than
to i< mpt the hospitality of a moving
Myrn Patterson was fined $.r> for loiter-1
ing on the streets, and Caroline Spinner
agreeing to sco the line paid, she was
allowed to goon her way rejoicing.
.lames Daylv, T. Brown and .lames
Murray were adjudged vagrants and or?
dered to leave the city. They were cs
corti d to the suburbs of tin- city by ()f
Hcer Mabry and seemed to think they
had made more by their temporary so?
journ here than the city. Brown re- i
semblcd somewhat the description of a
man who is wanted at MoKeesport, Pa.,
for murder, but tin? authorities decided
he was not the man.
W. C. Ilanton was lined SI for leaving
his horse unhitched on the street, which
sum lie promptly paid.
Mary Wells.' Bettie P?se. Maggie
Terrell. Mary Gibson and Ida Randolph
were charged with committing a nuis?
ance. The three first named were lined
81 each and the charges against the
other two dismissed.
('. C. Peunell was found drunk on the
sidewalk and was assessed $2.50 there?
Several of the eases wore called up.
but on examination they were dismissed.
OI'KMN't; IN KOANOKK.
Manager Kurt let t, <if the Washington
Zinc Works, Taking II Hund in tili? Sec?
Mr. ,1. II. Rartlett, manager of the
Washington/inc Works, at West Lynch
burg. has secured two rooms in Tin-:
Timks building in connection with Iiis
mineral investigations, and will be in
the city quite often with his assistants,
although the working of his zinc fur?
nace in Lynchburg will require :i large
share of his attention. 'I he vicinity
of Roanoko and the rest of Southwest
Virginia', according to the opinion of an
eminent geologist, will yet prove to be
aiming the richest and most valuable
zinc producing .sections of the United
There are plans on foot, which bid
fair to be realized, that will bring a
large manufacturing plant here with
.skilled im chanics. such contracts have
already been signed, ami are in Mr. Itart
lelt's possession, as will insure this,
provided certain preliminary conditions
can be completed.
License* Cor September.
Commissioner of the Revenue Turner
issued SO licenses for the State during
the month of September, receiving
therefor $1,003.17. Vor the city during
the same period ho issued (5(5 licenses
for which lie received $1,100.118, of
which last there wore 13 merchants. It
liquor dealers, n dealers in tobacco and
cigars. 1 auctioneer. 1 billiard table
owner. IS drays, :.' attorneys. doctors,
I private banker. 8 land agents, :i eating
houses. I insurance agent and \\ hoard?
Davy Crockett at the Opera llotwe.
Krank Mayo's "Davy Crockett1'is one
of the best of the realistic class of
plays. Though a story of the back?
woods, there is none of the blood and
thunder loud talk to be found in the
picture of border life, but the pure love
of a strong, untutored nobleman of the
forest is at all times portrayed in a
masterly manner by Mr. Mayo. who. in
this character, a creation of his own,
has no equal in the country.
A complete stock of tin1 luvst pianos
and organs on the market can always be
found at the Hobble Music Company's,
Lynchburg, Va. This old established
house fully merits the high reputation
it enjoys of selling only reliable instru?
ments: you will find it to your interest
to examine their stock before purchas?
George Campbell, llopklnsville, Ky..
says: Burdock Blood Bitters is the
best preparation for the blood and
stomach ever manufactured.
Table board can be obtained at IS
Church strei t.
M. L. Blair. Alderman. Fifth ward,
Scranton, Pa., stated Nov. '.I. 138.1: Ho
had used Dr. Thomas' Eclectrio Oil foi
sprains, burns, cuts, bruises and rhCll
lliatism. Cured every time.
Oi.n exchange^ for solo at Tin; Time.
olllce; 20 cents per 101?.
Tho postoflico is open from 8o'clock n. m. to
7 p. in. Money ortlor ami registered totter de?
partment, front 8a. in. (o Op. m.
General ilollvory and letter-carriers' win?
dow open from 10 a. 111. to IIa. in., ami from (i
p. in. to 7 p. in.
From the West anil South,8Htm.
From tIs.; North ami tiast.Ua. in. ami r. p. m.
From I.yiicliburg ami Intermediate points.
From l-ocakotitos ntul hitcrtnediato points,
10:1)0 a. in.
For the West ami South, 7 a. m.'; 0:30 n. m.
ami 5p. in.
For the North and Kust, 5 u. m.i 0:30 a. m.
ami ?i-:?> |>. in.
For Lynchliurg, Virginia "Special," -\ p. in.
For the North vlaS. V. It. 1(.,5a.m.
Collections from street letter boxes, Da, in.; l
p. in.: ?! p. in, und s:.|il p. in.
Stindrys, II a. in. ami 7::?) p.m.
Special co'lections from tho boxes m ar Nor
fulk ami Western offices, corner SaK in ovoiiuo
ami Jefferson afreet and all of tho hotels, 20
minutes before tho closing of all mails.
Vor sah? by T. Kelly Ss Co., 13 lots.
2 Squares from the baseball -.-rounds, at
WOO each; ono five-room house on John
street. $2,200; HC' acres of land in cor?
porate limits, with!) cottages and a good
quarry, 811,000; one business house, cor?
ner Nelson and Salem avenue. ?40,000;
four business houses on Salem avenue:
one lot on Nelson street. ?45,000.
Look out for the Woodland Park Land
Company's auction sale about tho middle
of October. L. L. Powei.1. & Co. can
give further Information.
Signs! signs! McNamce & Ilayslip
have a first-class sign painter, and can
do your work neatly and promptly. Ad?
dress Loci; liox 0,Konnoko, Va.sep28-4t
Let people know where you aro and
what, is your business by placing a sign
over your door painted by McNamce jfc
'layslip. AddressOitDKit, lock box u. Roa?
noke, Ya. Sep28-4t.
Try Paul .Lines famous old I taker
whiskey, J. b\ M a t:sn\u. A-. Co.,
augl.V.'m Sole agents for Roahokc.
Hughes ?v Camp carry the largest
stock of carriages, buggies, harness, sad- t
dies, horse-furnishing goods, and horse
hoots in the city. l!< pairing done on
short notice. Telephone No. 111. 153
Sab m avenue, 152 Terry av< nue.
si.on to85.00 saved on railroad tickets
bought of S. A. Vick, Palace,!lotol, only
as iuciation broker in Roanoke. seplfi-lm
John E. Pkck,auctioneer, with Hughes
A. Camp, will serve the public in that
capacity on reasonable terms. Call or
address 153 Salem avenue. sopt0-tf.
Mattresses of all kinds made to order
by B. II. Stewart&.Co. je2l-tf
Evnha & Chnlmcrshavo the largest
stock of oils, varnishes and Longman
and Martinez paint ever brought to Ro?
stoves', stoves! stoves! cheaper
than ever at M. II. Jennings & Co.. Sa?
lem avenue, near Market House.
Iiuy your cooking stoves from M. II.
Jennings & Co.. near Market House. Sa?
lem avenue. |
Load plows, road scrapers, and all
kinds of railroad ami mineral supplies
at Kvans & Chalmers.
Refrigerators and ice chests of vari?
ous makes and sizes at 10.11. Stewart!
& Co. je21-tf
For fire insurance call at the office of
the Roanoke Trust, Loan and Safe De?
posit Co. dec2Stf
Kvans & Chalmers have just received
! a car load eacn of sash weights,
powder, old hickory wagons, cider mills,
sash, doors and blinds.
A large and beautiful stock of carpets
and rugs in newest styles can be found
at E. II. Stewart & Co s. jc21-tf
Kvans & Chalmers have just received
a largo stock of guns, rifles and sporting
goods. Call and examine their stock.
I The largest stock of lace curtains in
thb city and at bottom prices at E. II.
; Stewart A Co.'s. je21-tf
I A beautiful stock of English Amor
j lean, and French plain ami decorated
I china tea, dinner and toiletsets at K. IL
Stewart & Co.'s. je31-tf
An elegant assortment of chamber
I and parlor suits have just been received
i by K. II. Stewart & Co. jc21-tf
Oi.i) exchanges for sale at Tin: Times
office; 20 cents per 100.
f<ir imitations of Reil Fing
Oll? tho famous rornedy for
! the quick cure ?r Khcutnntism, Neuralgia, Sci
I aticA, Lumbago, Headache, Toothache, Horns,
! Bruises, and OUbodily pain. lietthcKeuuiiKv.
I 88f. at
I'ox A Christian's.
_?'$ mm\m ???
eil. Aches throtik'li tho system cause Klicu
mati-m. Neuralgia ami Rackacho. Try Reel
JFlng OH, the famous pain cure; 2W. at.
Fox Ai Christian's.
Branfl Fall 0?
We most respectfully invite
the ladies of Roauoke and
vicinity to our
Fall Millinery Opening
Of French pattern hats and
Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 7 and 8.
In addition to our grand dis?
play of milliner}-, we will ex?
hibit the finest selection of
Both foreign and domestic,
ever .shown in this city; also
the largest and best selected
Of all the latest designs.
42" Salem Ave., S. W,
N. B.?No cards. it
Lots at Belmont.
Lots at West End.
Lots at inglesido.
Lots at North Side.
Lots at Mclrose.
Lots at Midway.
Lots in Jannot Addition.
Lots in Exchange Addition.
Lots in Lewis Addition.
Lots in Rogers, Fairfax and Houston
Lots at Midway.
JO acres at Vinton adjoining tho
Also business properties and lots in
all parts of the city.
Chipinan, lassie & Co.,
sepl7-lm H>'.> Salem avenue.
GENERAL MEETING OF TUM
ST( ?CKHOLDERS OF THE GLEN'S
CALLS LAND COMPANY,
There will be agenoral mooting of tho
stockholders of the Glen's Kalis Land
Company, held at tho olllce of F. IS.
Kemp & Co.. in the city of Roauoke,
Va.. at s o'clock p. m.. October 23. 1800.
By order of the Board of Directors,
\V. S. GOOCII, president.
SCDt23-lnj \V. M AC 1 )0\\K11L, secretary