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- SNYDER, .
ARE SHOWING SOME
In 1.ulies' ami cuililreu's Hose.
Ladies' striped and plain brown hose,
at 5c. a pair.
Ladies' colored Hose, at 10c. a pair.
Ladies' fust-black ribbed Hose, at
Ladies' seamless Balbriggau Hose.
1 lot ladies'ribbed Balbrigtrau Hose,
20c; worth -25c.
12 dezen ladies' ribbed Balbriggan
Hose, at 33c; worth 37Ac.
Special bargains inlaidies' fast black
ribbed and silk plaited Hose.
Another lot of ladies* ribbed Vests,
at 3 for 25c.
I f ot of ladies' ribbsu Vests, tit 12J :
regular price. 2Ue.
Ladies1 tine Sv. iss ribbsd Vests, at
Obildreus1 gauze Vests, from 5c. up
Misses' Jersey ribbed Vests, at s
Gents1 patent :::;uz? Sliirts, at 23c.
Gents' outing cloth shirts, at 25c.
Boys? embroidered outiug *hirts, at
Lidles1 white Aprons, at l'2Xc.
Children's white Caps, iu great
variety of stvies ami prices.
Ladies1 cioth and beaded Wrapps, at
greatly reduced pri.'es.
30uyards silk Gimp, at 12jc.' re
-duccd from 25o.
50 ii. : )!i genuine ?lyceriue Soap, at j
5c. a caki-; worth So
1,000 yards Challie, in beautiful de-j
siloes, r.t 4c. a VLrd.
1,000 Chnlhe du Levant, at 6J?
regular price, Sc.
Ssj?er. Easier ui IcBaii
MEALS 8 BURKE.
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST.
We know our
86 AMD S8 SUITS
Are superior to all others, but
we want you to see them. We
have an increasing demand
m>:m business suits.
And as sizes are broken, those
we have left, we cut fromS^
$12 to $10 and From $10 to
This will give you a chance to
be well dressed for little
money. The black Cheviot,
formerly advertised at $10, we
are selling at $9.50.
Fine Diagonals, Corkscrews
and newly-patterned Cassi
WORKMANSHIP SO EXCELLENT
PRICES SO LOW
Thctt it will make the leading
"How We Do It."
Ol MIEL SMS
ARE THE LATEST.
It will pay you to look at them be?
fore yon buy.
? ' REDUCTIONS
All Wool Stripes and Plaids, 36 inch
wide, spring shades at ;>?jc. per yard.
"All Wool Serge,36 inches wide, 25c.
Wool Cashmere in all the new
shades. ;>t> inches wide,25 and We. per
Challies, 5, 0, 9 and 12$c per yard.
G'ugbams, ?j. '.land 12|C per yard.
Outing cloth 9 and 111c per yard.
The finest selection of German Hen?
rietta Cloths in the city. Fall assort?
ment of White Goods in plain, em?
broidered and hemstitched.
We make a specialty of black and
In Faille. Gros Grains, Armureand
Khadames. Our Black Dress Goods
Department is complete in every
particular, consisting of Cashmeres.
Henrietta Cloths in Silk finish and
Silk Work. Sebastopol Cloth. Fancy
A full and complete assortment of
Ladies' Muslin Underwear.
j Our selection cf Straw Hats am:
] Honnefs: Flowers, Ribbons, Laces of
all kinds, in fact everything wanted
in the above department can be
found. 100 different styles of baby
42 Salem arenne.
WHERE TOU CAN BUI
Champignons, Petits Pois,
Durkeel's Salad Dressing
Lea & Perrin's Sauce
Essence of Auchovies.
Walnut Catsup, China Soy,
Truffees, Currie Powder
Canned Shrimp, Deviled Crabs,
Snails, Pitted Olives,
Frencd Capres, Mustard Sardines,
Sardines in Oil,
Cross & Blackwill's Chow Chow,
Mixed Pickels and Gherkins,
Cross & Blackwill's Assorted Jams,
Turkish Preserved Roses,
Richardson & Robinson's
Potted Meats and Plum Pudding.
Edam, Pine Apple, Sweitzer
and Cream Cheese.
Checkered Front Grocery
-FOR SALE AT
108 Commerce St.
Prices as Low as the
tO to 15 Per Cent
BY FAYING CASH !. Oil
154 SALEM AVENUE.
WHOLESALE PRICES ON
Dil Sold at Night.
ATRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.
C. F. BLOUNT.
HICKS. BANE & KELLY,
Real Estate Agents,
Thev are associated with J W Hiehs,
Attornev-at-Law, who furnishes ab-1
Btracts of title. apl7-3m
\TOTICE.-THK STALLS IN THE
1> Third Ward Market will be rented
at 3 O'clock on Wednesday, the 11th
By order of the chairman of the I
Public Property Committee. my7-lw
REAL ESTATE_ EXCHANGE.
H. B. COLBURN.
W. S. McKENNEY
BEDFORD ^ITY LAND AND IM?
Refer to Francis B. Kemp & Co.
N. SALE & CO.,
BEDFORD CITY, VA.,
The Bedford City Land and Im?
The Otter View Land Co.
The Longwood Park Co.
And the most desirable business and
residence property in the town.
Refer to the First National Bank,
BWord Cf*y? Va. aphfrSm.
MANY NEW HOUSES GOING UP
THE CITY GROWING WITH A RUSH
Bnlltltue Activity never Cironler llinu
Xaw-The IIommm are Prettier Tbnn
over Arehltcetnally .%<> Drj- tJoodx
Box NtyltfN Herr.
As is the case every year, as the
summer advances,building operations
are becoming greater, and at the pre?
sent time then' are perhaps more
buddings in course of erection and
under contract thun at any period in
the lost six months. On every street
can be seen new houses going up and
nearly ail of them are of brick. The
building boom is not confined to any
particular section of the city, but on
all sides tbey are springing upas if
by magic. Below arc given some of
the houses now going up in the busi?
ness part of the city together with
tlic cost,material and dimensions:
I ?11 Second street between Fust anil
Railroad avenue- ground was broken
yesterday for a new building. It will
be of brick, three stories high and a
front ol twenty live feet, running back
otic hundred and twenty. The lirst
tloor will be occupied us a storeroom
! and the upper floors for storage. Mr.
B. L. Terry is having the work done
and the contract price is $10,000.
Another story will also be added to
the building occupied by Kuiuler &
Co . ;i> a .?'tore: this, too, belonging to
Mr. J 1' Sinoot is ha vine erected on
Jefferson street, near First avenue, a
three story brick building, 25x115 feet.
It will be occupied by the Brown
Hardware Coinpjiny, and will have in
it an elevator. The cost will probabl}
be !*7.."ii>0 and it will be completed
Walker & Blackwell, the Jefferson
streel grocers, are having built a bouse
the same size of Mr. Stuoot's, which it
ail joins. Tins, too, is a business house,
costing about $7,000, and will be ready
for occupancy by July 1.
Mr. R. H. Gray is just finishing a
very pretty eight-room dwelling in
Borer Bark, at a cost of about $4,500.
lit- bas also just let the contract for a
ten-room residence toudjoin tbeehive
on the east. This will cost ?<?">,nuo, ami
work will be started on it in two weeks.
Mr. W. H. Horton is doubling the
present size of bis livery stables, on
Firsl street. l>y building an addition
on tin- south side, which will cost
The work of casing with hriek the
Bridgewnter Carriage Company's
building, corner of fourth avenue and
First street, is progressing finely ami
wiil be finished Juue 1st. t he size of
the structure is 50x94 feet and tin
west wing is 100x45 feet, giving a floor
space of 213,000 feet. Tin- building,
when completed will cost about $8,00 >?
H. J. Shomo & Co., have just re?
ceived a contract for the erection at
once of ten residences at the West
Bad fnrnace, at a cost of $5,500. AI.->.
six on 5>i.\th avenue, for the Roanoke
Building and Investment Company.
These will cost $7,000.
A building is just being completed
for t'. O'Leary on Jefferson street ad?
joining the TiMKs building It i>
three stories of pressed brick and will
In- used for offices, the firm of <'.
O'Leary A Co.. to occupy the lirst
floor. The cost is 4,500 and the size
Tin' residence of Mr J. W. Coon,
president of the Commercial Bank,
that is in course of erection on Third
avenue, near H. S. Trout's will be
completed .June 1st. It is two stories
high, 'milt of brick, cost $1,800.
W. 11. Grove, the contractor, is
building a residence near the corner
of First avenue and Grove street for
Mr. W. F. Baker, is a frame struc?
ture, containing eight rooms, and
will cost $2,500
In a few clays work will be com?
menced on a beautiful ten room resi?
dence for Postmaster A. S. Asberry.
It is to be situated on the West. Bud
boulevard and will cost $10,000. It
will Ik- of Philadelphia pressed brick,
and a credit to that section of the
These are a few buildings that were
noticed yesterday by a TIMES re?
porter, and others will be given from
Itonuoke and Southern.
Reports received here yesterday
from the Virginia and North Carolina
construction company are very en?
couraging. An engineering corps has
just started from Martinsvdle to es?
tablish the final route to this city
This is excellent news and will be
hailed with joy by all who have the
interest of Roanoke at heart. With
the Roauoke ami Southern completed
our city will rapidly develop into a
large manufacturing center as well as
secure a line wholesale tiade.
A press telegram last ni;;bt an?
nounces that the president bas nomi?
nated Mr. John Henry Johnston for
the position of postmaster of the city
of Danville. It is said here tiiat the
opponents of Mr. John-don will go
before the Senate with his record and
seek to prevent that body from con?
tinuing the nomination.*
??There is no place like home."' A
new six-room residence, with all the
necessary conveniences, only three
minutes1 walk from the Roanoke Ma?
chine Works. Cash payment only $50,
and $80 per month; or* $100 cash and
$28 per month. Address by letter,
giving your place of business or street
"B,"' Drawer 13,
mylO-2t Roanoke, Va.
Mr. Fred Julian, of Emporium, Pa.,
is in the city. v
ABOUT THE HOTELS.
Mr. Nate 0. Messenger was register
ed at the Hotel Koanoke yesterday
aud ate breakfast with Judge George
B. McLaue whom be is visiting. Mr.
Messenger is from Washington and is
one of the most talented young news?
paper men iu that city of bright writ?
ers. He helped to make the Evening
Critic the most quoted journal in the
country and was for half a dozen
years a member of its staff. Mr. Mes?
senger is a slim young man, with a
clean face and dresses stylishly. If be
feels inclined he will send to his home
paper a number of striking and
graphic word-pictures of the great
Mr. Edward Pureell came down on
the special t rain with the Norfolk and
Western stockholders yesterday after?
noon. When in Ronnoke he stops at
the Felix. Mr. Purcell is slight,
nervous and full of energy. He is one
of the most enterprising contractors
on the road and is now engaged on a
big contract on the Blkhorn.exten?
sion. He says that the contractors
an* now fifty miles from the junction
with the main line of the road ami
expect to decrerse this distance to
twenty-live miles by August.
Mr. it. S. Willy/of Clifton Forge,
has been stopping at. Marshall's < lafe
for the past two or three days. Be
owns lots of properly in that locality,
ami lie is a continued disciple of Isaak
Walton. Mr. Willy says thai the black
buss is now running freely in the up?
per waters ol James river, aud crowds
of people from all over the country
are expected then1. President Cleve?
land once ca>t his hook upon thotse
waters and was said to have been bet?
ter satisfied than with hi* excursions
iu the Adirondack^.
Banc Ball Today.
I ?ou t fail to go out to Riverside
Park this evening,for there's going to
be some tun. The Roauokes and
Virginias plaj tile lir-t match game
"f base ball at 4 o'clock. No admit?
tance fee will be charged. As this is
the lirst traute of the season glaring
errors will be the rule rather than
the exception. The association hat
been granted the use of the
park for tbis season, and a force of
men was put to work yesterday re?
pairing the fences and grand stand
and getting the diamond in order.
The boys have been practicing hard
all the week and will soon be in good
trim. Irwin Hrodie, our last year's
pitcher, now ;it Wheeling. W. Va.,
and Kirby. at Warreiiton. have both
been written to by tie1 association but
it is not known yet whether or not
they will ^'lan with the Roauokes.
All that i- needed now to make a
I first class team is another catcher and
I two.pitchers and they will be secured
before the end of the week. With
the solid business men' behind the
association it looks as if base ball will
be a greater success this vear than
The following are the player- ami
their respective positions for the game
Roanokes ? Cohb, p : Reefer, c;
Hart, li).; Reck. 2b.; Wigmore, 3b :
Brodie. ss.; Sproul, If.; Dolin, cf.;
Virginias?Davis,p.; Boyd,c; Heurv,
Ib.; Waltball, 2b; Reid, 3b.: Reiley,
ss : Hrodie, If.; Hannah, cf.; Parrack,
rf. I'm pi re. Welch.
ShJii^ for Divorce.
The whole day was consumed yes?
terday iu the Hustings Court iu hear?
ing the argument ol counsel in the
divorce case of Brent against Brent.
This suit which has been pending for
u long time is attracting much arten
tion und the courtroom was well filled
till day. It will be several days before
Judge Robertson renders ids decision,
a- he has a great mass of evidence to
A notable feature of the day was
the presence of so many prominent
Lawyers. The case is an interesting
one and they wanted to hear the
speakers. Commonwealth's attorney
Smith was there as was also Robert
K. Scott. W. W. Berkley, Archer .L
Payne. Thomas W. Miller, J. William
Boyd aud a. number of other "shining
lights" in the profession. While Judge
Williams was delivering his argument,
Mr Lockett sat quietly in his chair on
the right fingering nervously at his
cane. When Mr. Lockett was speak?
ing Judge Williams had his feet rest?
ing on the edge of the table, his chair
tilted back, ami would occasionally
mop his face with a large silk band
kerchief, indulging all the while in a
significant smile. Mr. Wood also
counsel for the plaintiff was sitting iu
the rear of the Judge with an uuruf
The South .as a field for investment
become" more and more attractive to
New England capital. The latest
enterprise called to" our attention is
that of a company which proposes to
build an industrial town at Grand
Rivers, in Kentucky. The famous
Cumberland river ores will be again
developed, and the furnaces that were
deslroved during the war will be re?
placed with modern plants by the
hand that destroyed the former ones,
?the band that now comes to rebuild
and not tear down. Mr. Aretas Blood,
the millionaire manager of the Man?
chester, N. H , Locomotive Works, is
the president of tho Grand Rivers
The capital and influence of such
men will be welcomed by all classes in
the South, and the locality that se?
cures their combined energy and capi?
tal is to be congratulated on the great
development and prosperity that will
The removal of Mr. J. D. Hobbie to
Memphis, Tenn., will in no way inter?
fere with the business of the Hobbie
Music Co., Lynchburg, as it will be
continued under the management of
Mr. D. B. Horner, and with his corps
of assistants will continue this old
established firm's liberal dealing. .
Captain T. C. Blair leaves tonight
THE N. & W. DIRECTORS RE
TURN FROM THEIR TOUR
DELIGHTED WITH THE SOUTHWEST,
President Kiiuball in Vorth Corollnn.
Ho Will be Here Monday-Travel
ins 30o Miles. They I.eaveTomorrow
for the Fast ami Aoriolk.
The1 special tralu of live coaches
bearing the directors and many of the
stockholders of the Norfolk & West?
ern rolled into the Union depot yes?
terday evening promptly at 7 o'clock.
For three days the party have been
on the go, and during that time have
traveled something like GOO miles
They visited all the more important
poiids along the route of the road, in?
cluding Salem, Kadford and Poea
hontas, and they were enthusiastic in
speaking?f the condition of the road
and the prospects of the booming
town- along its line.
The gent leinen composing the party
were tired and dusty when they ar?
rived, but they bad time to express
their delight at the progress of the
Southwest before climbing the hill to
the hospitable shades of the Hotel
Itonuoke and the good supper await?
ing them there. They did full justice
to it. the long ride through the moun?
tain country between Bristol and this
eitv, having sharpened their appe?
Presideut Khubull, Colonel Everett
i tray and a number of other gent leinen
who left here with the party on
Wednesday, did not return yesterday, j
They remained in Bristol and went
from thereto the North Carolina State j
line to look after some business. So
they will not accompany the directors 1
on their tour of inspection over the
Ivi.-tern division of the great road.
These gentlemen will return here
Monday and spend a few days.
The directors spent last evening in
sitting about the porches of the hotel
discussing their trip. They will leave
again this morning at 7 o'clock. I
snatching a hasty breakfast, on their
inspection of the Eastern division of
the road. This trip will extend us far
as Norfolk, and a stop will be made at
all important intermediate places.
Blltt'erOoNNlp From Roanoke's Blear?
TlMKS BUREAU", HoTKL LlJCRRXE, |
Sai.k.m, Va., May 9, 1890. \
In walking through the streets just
now one's attention cannot but be at?
tracted by tin- large number of new
and handsome vehicles of the Salem
ites. ()ne of the prettiest pha-tom
we have ever seen has been recently
purchased by Judge W. Griffin; ami
an elegant span new, surrey has just
been presented to Mayor W. T
Younger by his busin \-sassociate,Mr.
Kent H. < !urper.
The Salem Rifle-Guards were out in
bill force on the street^ lost night,
comprising a squad of forty men.
Lieutenant W. II. King, recenth
posed a very satisfactory examination
before the examining officer. The
company is in a highly prosperous
condition, and will go to Richmond
on the 28th instant to be present at
the unveiling of the Lee Statue.
Mr. Clarence B. Strouse is absent on
a business trip to Philadelphia.
Messrs. Dillard & Persinger, the
druggists, are t< day making consid?
erable improvements on the interior
of their building.
Then-is but little stir in the busi?
ness circles just now. However, sales
are being made in a quiet way, and
the boom keeps on in its steady march
Mr. I). G. Armstrong, jr., who has
just completed his second year's course
of >tudy at the Union Theological
Seminary at Hampden-Sidney, re?
turned last evening, for a short vaca?
tion, to his home in Salem.
Miss Addie and Miss Jennie Green?
wood, formerly residents of Salem, but
now of New Orleans, are expected to
arrive here soon on a visit, which will
be protracted until after commence
J. Kyle Montague, esq., of Chris
tiansburg. is in town.
IT IS A OOOI> OKIHCIt.
There is to be .\o More i.i>uii;in;
Abont the Union Depot.
As will be seen by the notice pub?
lished in the advertising columns of
the TIMES this morning, the Norfolk
and Western propose to exclude from
the station all per-ons who have nor
business there This move is sure to
nie*t with the approval of people who
have business about the place. The
gangs of negroes who daily make it a
lounging place have long been a nuis?
ance, as it is' almost impossible to
make one's way through them, and
they never think of stepping aside.
An officer will be stationed at the
depot to see that the order is carried
Another >. u Company.
Judge Robertson.yesterday.granted |
a charter to the Roaiioke Paving Coin- j
panv. The capital stock is to he not
less "than $3.000 nor more than $30,000.
The officers for the first year are:
President, P. L Garner; vice presi?
dent, B. H. Stewart; secretary and
treasurer, J. S. Simmons. Board of
directors, J. Fleming Christian and P.
L. Terry, together with the above
named officers. The object of the:
companv is the paving of streets and ;
other work of thi!i character, which is
au enterprise Ahat Roanoke has;
A dance.was given at Hotel Felix
last night by Mr. A. H. Gunuell, the
clerk. The music was furnished by
the Italian string band.
HOLL OF UO.VOB.
A Lint of PnpilN of First Ward Grndcii
NcllOOl Entitled to Honors.
PRINCIPAL'S grade.?Lena Bur?
nett, Bessie Burnett. Bulah Crute
Nora Garter, Mamie Fitzgerald, Alto
runkhouser, Maude Knepj>, Liz/ie
LeGranda, Flora Lewis, Mavis Rice
Lizzie Featherstone, Sadie Ferguson'
Rosa Proffit, Blair Fishburne, Early
Miss. Bettib C. Foster's Grade.
?J)ora Rosenberg. Nannie Wordroof
Elsa KnelT, Mary Wooldrige, Selia
Ware, Hattie Dupriest, Bettie
Thomas, Lillian McMurray, Mark
Rosenberg, Clifton Ware, Leslie War"
Hill Tucker, Luther Stiff, TomKirke!
Fourth Primary Grade.?Robert
Boothe, Eppie Craword, Walter Fish?
burne, Gregory Hoekadav, Warren
Knepp, Elmer Miller, Arthur Pils
bury. Jimmie Shields, Edgar Shum
ate, Thompson Ware, Charley Yager.
Girls.?Sallie Fishburne," Helena
Bool, Ida Knight. Fannie Tucker
Nellie Woodruf, Sadie Pattie, Bcttie
Ephraim. Ellen Canaday.
Third Primary Grade.?Susie
Armistead, Blanche Drumwright, Cla
Cardwell, Mirtis Co|eman, Bessie
Hubbard, Ethel Hubbard, Mattie
Franklin, Allic Sisler. Emma Shelor,
Susie Mauck, Mattie Wald is. Eugene
Dupriest, Walter Englehy, Linwood
Figgat, Willie Moseley, Archie Gray
bill, Gibson Brown. Walter Pilsbury,
Madison Dun'ap, Ben nie Mays.
Second Primary Grade.?Frank
Armstrong, Woody Crabill, Harry
Fishburne, Bennie Jones, Solomon
Stichs, Henry Tucker, Luther Webb,
Hettie Arthur, Agnew Bowman, Katie
Booth, Sue Card well. Ruth Cardwell,
MattieCardwell. Bertie Deyerle, Cora
Hoal, Maud McMurry, Joei" Oliver,
Evie Shields, Eatherine Woodward.
I Magie Shumate, Nancy Catmady.
First Primary Grade-?Jim
1 mie Bibb, Frank Murphy, Pane
Moody, Lawrence Robertson, Walter
Joseph, Vernon Crawford, Kate Gil
christ, Salle Hockaday, Ethel Hud
dleston, Cora Whitlow, and Coralie
Boiler Plan? to be EHtablished.
Mr. Ambrose E. Moore, a member
of the bit: Philadelphia Arm for the
manufacture of Moore's safety steam
boilers, who has been in the city for
some time in the interest of his house,
is meeting with splendid success. He
has just put in a large boiler for the
Diamond Ice Company, one for T. C.
Blair's iron und coal mines and the
Buena Vista iron mine, and is mak?
ing negotiations with Major R. H.
Day. for another for his steam heat?
ing plant. The ice company will
duplicate their order soon. Mr. Moore
informed a reporter last night that he
intended to establish a plant here to
supply the Southern trade.
i.rt Tbein on.
The business men of Roanoke have
not only agreed to let the members of
her military company off. to attend
the Lee monument unveiling ceremo
nies, bur many of them have made
liberal and unsolicited contributions
to defray their expenses. The Lynch
burg boys don't ask this much of our
business men. All they want is leave
of absence cheerfully given, that they
may do honor to one of Virginia s
most illustrious sons- Employers, do
not discourage the hero worship of the
younger geicratiori, especially since
the object is so worthy of admiration
and honor. Let them off.?Lynchbnrg
l.yncliUnrs"* Primary Election.
The following are the Democratic
nominees of Lynchburg: R. D. Yan
cey, mayor: F P.Christian, common?
wealth's attorney; S. H. Johnson, city
sergeant: W. H. Snead, commissioner
of the revenue: W. E. Callahan. high
constable. The result was a complete
surprise to the knowing ones.
??Old June" Pushes Throneb.
General Jubal A. Early, dressed as
usual in Confederate gray and wearing
a big white hat, passed through the
city yesterday en route to New Or?
leans. He makes a monthly pilgrim?
age there to superintend the draw?
ings of the Louisiana State Lottery.
jjew Cafe to bo Opened
Mr. Fred Webber, caterer at Hotel
Felix, formerly owner of the Contin?
ental Hotel at Philadelphia, proposes
to open a first-class cafe in the City
Hotel. The old dining room will be
used and a portion of the upper floors.
Mr. Webber says he intends to make
bis establishment one of the finest in
A camp of sons and brothers of those
who fought in the Confederate army
was formed at Fredericksburg.
A large deposit of unusually line,
molders" sand has been found in the
mountains just back of Glasgow.
The body of L. M. Sawyer, who was
drowned in Hampton Roads Frida}
nigh?, was found yesterday and for?
warded to Forest Hill, Mass.
Mr. Cox, the artist who recently
painted a splendid portrait of Gover?
nor McKinney and ex-Governor Lee,,
has gone to Lexington, to paint an?
other portrait ot ex-Governor Lee and
one of Mrs. Lee. They will be life
At Work at l.onzuc Pointe.
By United Press.
Montreal, Quf., May ?.?All the
male patients who are able to work
are engaged in erecting temporary
buildings at Longue Pointe.
Dr. Powell Dead.
By United Press.
Alexandria, May 9.?Dr. Robert
Conrad Powell, one of the most prom?
inent physicians of this city, died to?
day. Aged, fifty-two years.
"Frit*" Sued for Divorce.
By United Press.
New York, May 9.?Mrs. Emmitt
has sued Fritz Emmit for divorce. He
is worth ?750,000.
LAND and IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
CHRTERED BY SPECIAL ACT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGIRIA.
Authorized Capital - .SI,000,000
The Bedford City Land Company offers the best investment on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. It is a golden opportunity
$300,000 of par value stock only has been offered for sale. Nearly alUaken. Shares,$10 par value." Terms: $2 cash; each thirtv days thereafter *1
until $5 are paid. Then a non-assessable certificate for ?10 issued. This company has three thousand building ami 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 The
Randolph Macon College Academy is there and a new first-class hotel will be erected as oon as the architect hcs finished the drawings. Nearly 4,000
population now. Fifteen plug tobacco concerns. The largest and most successful woolen mills in the State except CharlottesviUe. Twenty-five manu?
factories now and seven new manufacturing enterprises underway. The Bedford and James River Railroad le to be built in the near future.
For those who want a safe investment the stock and land of the Bedford Oity Land Company presents the greatest inducements. Ths present Sellin*
nine of the property is wurfh more money than the total amount of stock the ajr/npimjr offers for sale. For particttlBre address
1 *p 5 8m PRESIDENT OF THE MDIWm CTft LftND ?ND IftPROTEfENT ??&PANY, B^fJf?ru City, Vft
A MAN FATALLY BITTEN BY
A MAD FELINE.
THREE THOUSAND MINERS STRIKE.
H tsc Kali Score* ol'Yotlerday?A Des?
tructive Fire- A .Vejjro IIk?;-"-! yten
Pitrnell Get* *'.o n Month- TbcTnrin*
Kill Still Being DiBCUMcd.
By United Press.
Danville, May !).?A special to the
Register from RafBn, N.C, says David
Stokes, a colored man. attempted to
drive a house cat from the room und
poked her with a stick.The cat became
enraged and Hew on Stokes, burying
her teeth in his arm. The animal
held on with such tenacit y that it was
necessary to sever her head from the
body before frieuds could release him
from the clinched teeth. Stokes was
taken ill, and, though he showed no
no symptoms of hydrophobia, died in
A Pension for In, Pnrnell.
By United Press.
Washington, May 9.?The House
spent the day in the tariir discussion
on the McKinley bill, being advocated
by Gear aud Payne and opposed by
Fitch and Crisp.
The bill to pension the mother of
Charles Stewart Parnell tit $50 a
month was passed.
The Senate passed the pension ap?
propriation bill and military academy
Another Birmingham liautfinjf.
By United Press.
Birmingham, Ala.. May 9.?Sandy
Jones, colored, was hanged here to?
day for murdering a policeman, John
Manning. The drop fell at 1:03
O'clock. His neck was broken and
he was declared dead in t*>n minutes.
The condemned negro broke down on
the scaffold and wept and prayed to
The Right* of the Laitv
By United Pres?.
St. Loris. May The Methodist
General Conference today occupied
the entire session in discussing the
right of the Laity to vote in all church
trials. It was gnally decided that the
Laity are entitled to vote. Several
ministers spoke quite strongly in op?
The I.?>.i]ilwird Murder.
By United Press.
COLUMBIA, S. C, May lt.?The devel?
opments in the Leaphard murder and
lynching case ate very startling. It
has been found that the affidavit and
letters that were filed in the governor's
office, and upon which Leaphard was
respited, are forgeries.
He Shot to Kill.
By United Press.
Charlotte, N. C, May 9.?A
special to the "Chronicle" says: John
Wishart, of Croleysvilie, near Ches?
ter, S. C, had a difficulty there yes?
terday and shot a negro, who died
last night. Today Wishart surrender?
ed to the sheriff at Chester.
A Bniiwny Agreement.
By United Press.
ClllCAOu, May 9.?Nineteen lints
have adopted new theagreement of the
Western Passenger Association. This
includes all lines necessary to main?
tenance of rates east and west of the
The C. ?V <>. Strike.
By United Press.
Maysvillk, Kv., May v.?The
strike on the Chesapeake and Ohio
railroad reached here aud all the sec?
tion and gravel pic bands quit work
on account of the new order com?
pelling eleven hours per day.
By United Press.
New YORK, May 9.?A Herald spe?
cial from Augusta says Mr. G. F. Rich,
a Boston drummer, was attacked by
a mob of white men, at Laurens, S. C,
on Tuesday night last, and badly
.1 Destructive Fire.
By United Press.
Hampton, Va.,MayO.?Seven frame
houses at Newport News.owned by C.
T. Holtzclaw, were destroyed by lire
today. The loss will amount to about
Three Thousand Miner* Strike.
By United Press.
Elmira, N Y. May 9.?Three thous?
and miners are now on a strike in the
semi-bituminous coal fields of Toga
At New York?New York, IU, Bos?
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 6;
At Cincinnati?Cincinnati, 10; Pitts
game postponed on account of rain.
At New York?New York, 2; Bos?
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 5;
At Cleveland, game postponed on
acoount of rain.
At Chicago, game postponed on
account of rain.
At Syracnre?Syracuse, 4 ; Roches?
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, 2; Ath?
At Toledo, game postponed on
account of rain.
l/.JjLt Oolumhos, game postponed on
?dcount of tain.