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Our Sale of Dress Goods
?hen We Will Offer Special Prices.
Our shelves are laden with all
the newest fabrics, consist?
ing of Mohairs, plain and
fancy, Boucles, Crepons,
Serges, and a dozen other
weaves. Our prices are
the lowest, considering the
quality of the goods.
TJCSE^ Agents for the cele?
brated Go'd Medal BLACK
DRESS GOODS. Every
yard sold of these goods are
SILKS FOR WAISTS
SILKS FOR TRIMMINGS.
Such an array of patterns, and
at prices way below the
Silkn at 402, 50c, 75c, 85c and
$1 per yard. Cannot be
bought elsewhere at less
than 25 per cent, above
Black Dress Silts.
Fol de Soi,
In all qualities, from 75c a
Jackets and Capes.
Our success in this depart
ment has been phenomenal. It
is a universal opinion that we
have the correct garments as
ko FIT, QUALITY AND
Our $6 50 and $10 PLUSH
ICAPES, trimmed with the
Jbest far, with beads and braid,
I are perfect beauties, and must
|be seen to be appreciated. We
jjare also showing a most beau
Utifui Hne of Ladies' Jackets, in
jjbeaver, bouele and astrachan.
|A perlect fit 'guaranteed with
I all our jackets. We are also
showing a complete line of
Children's and Misses'Jackets
at unusual low pi ices.
Our assortment of Trimmed
Hais, consisting of Velvet,
Chenile and French Felts, are
complete, at prices way below
any in the city. We make 110
Highest of all in Leavening Power.?Latest U. S. Gov't Report
News of People
Happenings Briefly and Reliably
Put Before You.
In tho Police Court.
Malinda Mays, colored, was fined
S2 50 for disorderly conduct; Pattio
liairston, colored, was assessed a simi ?
lar amount on the same charge; J. P.
Graves, colored, drunk and disorderly,
fined S5; W. L. Graves, colored, assessed
6.1 on tho samo charge. A whlto man
was fined S2 SO for indulging in a plain
drunk. J. W. Graves, colored, was fined
810 for carrying concealed woapons and
sent on to the grand jury. J. J. nuinn
appeared before Police Justice Williams
and made complaint on oath that he wns
afraid :hat Harvey Dow, who Is at pres?
ent conQncd in tho city jail, would at?
tempt. If released, to do his infant chil?
dren bodily harm and requested that he
be bound over to keep the peace. The to?
tal lines assessed amounted to$27.50, of
which amount nothing was paid.
Y. m. c. A. Notes.
The committee on religious work have
decided to secure the services of the
Quaker evangelist, John M. Deans, of
Philadelphia, to assist in the spiritual 1
work of the Association. Mr. DeanB will
commence bis labors in Roanoke the
latter part of December. The workers'
Bible training class will be organized i
early In November. Three men have
already expressed their determination
to join this class. The membership will
bo limited, and those wishing to avail
themselves of this opportunity for ob?
taining a practical working knowledge
of tho best of all books should not defer.
Secretary Meacham will conduct tho
Would Not lient the Hall.
Owing to a misunderstanding on tho
part of Chairman Hicks, of tho Demo?
cratic executive committee, hand-bills
were printed and circulated, stating
that a public speaking would be held in
the Railroad Y. M. C. A. hall last night.
The commltteo on arrangements refused
to rent the hall for tho purpose of hold?
ing political meetings, and tho speak?
ers, with those who had assembled at
the hall, repaired to tho shop room of
the round house, where a small crowd
listened to campaign speeches last
To Catch l lie Itaiiroad Men.
A special political meotlng was held
by tho Democrats at the West End
round houso last night for tho purpose
of donning Candidato Watts' position to
tho railroad people and to try to explain
his action in regard to the Gas and
Water Company bill. Speeches wero
made by Messrs. Watts, Lyie and Glas?
gow. They were tho samo old stereo?
typed addresses tho people have hoard
so much, and it was hard to arouse any
enthusiasm from tho thirty-five voters
Harvey Dow Sent On.
Harvey Dow, who has been incar?
cerated in the city jail for several days,
charged with a very heinous offense,
was tried yesterday before Police Jus?
tice WllliamB. Tho common wealth was
represented by Col J. W. Hartwell, and
the prisoner by Capt. Phil. Lockett.
Captain Lockett argued that there was
no statute covering the offense with
which his client is charged. Justice
Williams sent the prisoner to the grand
jury in two cases. Four more warrants
have been applied for charging Dow
with the same offense.
Greene-Memorial Services. ]
The revival services at Greene Me?
morial Church continue to grow in in?
terest- The house was filled to over?
flowing last night. Rsv. W. A. Ross
presetted an able and Instructive ser?
mon, whioh was well received. At the
conclusion of tho sermon there wero
several conversions and a number stood
up for prayers. There will be services
this morning at 10 o'clock at Trinity
Church. Everybody is invited to attend.
Tho serviceo will continue to night and
will begin promptly at 7:30 o'clock.
Christian Church Kovlvnl.
Rev. Jno. M. Goodwin, of Nashville,
Tenn., arrived in the city yesterday
afternoon and preached to a good
audlenco at the Fourth Avenue Chris?
tian Church last night. The sermon
was powerful and impressive, and re?
sulted in one conversion. This was the
beginning of a series of revival services
at this church, which will continue
until further notice. All are invited to
attend. Services' begin at 7:30 o'clock
each evening. _
In tho case of Rev. W. R. Gallus vs.
the Western Union Telegraph Company,
the jury brought in a verdict of forty
cents damago In favor of the plaintiff.
This verdict was set aaido by Judgo
Woods, as not bolng according to the
law and evidence. The civil term of
the court adjourned yesterday. The
in full bloom, after bearing a full crop
once this year. This phenomenon is
probably duo to tho extremely dry and
warm weather which has prevailed
during the autumn months.
Dr. Uroughton In Richmond.
Dr. L. G. Broughton, of Roanoke.Va.,
is in the citv, and will preach as Van
able Street Baptist Church every night
this week. Many persons on Church
Hill remember the great revival Dr.
Broughton held at Leigh Street Baptist
Church last spring and will be glad to
have an opportunity to hear him again.
As published exclusively in *hese
columns some time ago, Dr. Broughton
baB accepted the pastorate of Loo Street
Baptist Church, Baltimore, which is a
high compliment for ono so young. In
connection with his pastoral duties he
will do evangolical work as heretofore.
? R'.chmord Star.
The interest in the Y. M. C. A. foot?
ball team Is Increasing dally. The
athletic committee havo arranged con?
ditions upon which men may enter for
practice with a view to getting on tho
team. A largo numbor aro practicing
now under the direction of Capt. Phil.
Meaae. Those desiring to join ehould
apply to Manager Gilmer or Secretary
Pnbllc Speaking at Norwich.
Col. J W. I Unwell and others will
address tho voters at Norwloh in tho
Bridgewater building at 7:30 o'clock to
night, on the issues of the honest elec?
tions campaign. All voters are requested
to turn out and hear tho issues dis
The University land.
In accordance with the request of the
originators of the movement to raise a
fund in aid of the University of Vir?
ginia, Tub Times will receive subscrip?
tions thereto, and forward the amounts
promptly to the rector of the University
Speaking at Gave Spring.
Col J. Hampton Eloge will address
the citizens of Cave Spring on the prin?
ciples involved In the honest elections
campaign on Friday night, November 1.
Let the citi/.ons turn out on masse and
hear Mr. lloge.
Services at First Baptist.
The pastor, Rev. E. B. Pollard, will
conduot evangelistic services at tho
First Baptist Church to-night instead of
the regular prayer meeting servico. All
are cordially invited to attend.
Uenerul Walher to Speak.
Don't forget that Gen. James A.
Walker will speak at the Old Opera
House on Thursday night, October 31.
The General is a pleasing talker and
will entertain. Turn out, everybody,
and hoar him.
A Liiidemaii Grand.
Just received at Hobble Music Co's.
It delights everyone who hears it. A
Uua.ni> opening of J. Shartzer's floral
store October 31 at 10 o'clock at Chris?
tian & Barbee's.
HUKRA.H AT H?NBACH.
Some Truths Concerning That Meeting?
Captain Hogers' .Speech.
According to an appointment pre?
viously made, Mayor S. E. Jones, ac?
companied by County Chairman M. M.
Rogers, addressed a meeting of the
votors of Bonsack Monday night at the
schoolhouse at that place. Upon arriv?
ing in Bonsack tho gentlemen from Roa
nokn found that services wero about to
be conducted in the Baptist Church
there by the pastor, Rev. W. W. Hamil?
ton, and a pleasant understanding was
reached by them that they should first
listen to the minister In the church, if
he would afterwatd como to the school
house and listen to the machine De?
mocracy .doctrine as laid down by Roa
noke's worthy orators.
Mayor Jones was tho first speaker on
the programme, and made an in?
teresting little talk to the voters of
Bonsack, which, to use the expression
of some who were there, "didn't carry
The interesting feature of the occa?
sion was the rambling speech mado by
Capt. Mort. M. Rogers, county chairman
of the Damocratlc party. The worthy
captain had learned that there was a
strong Prohibition element at Bonsack,
which the machine would havo to com?
bat If they wished to carry the
precinct for the combine ticket, so he
started off by saying that McCartney
was not tho man he wanted o i tho
Democratic ticket, but that ho was
favorable to tho nomination of Haw?
kins. Men who heard him, and who
would ecorn to misrepresent a fact, con?
sidered his speech as a straightout
apology for Andrew McCartney being on
tho ticket, which was mado in order to
catch the Prohibition vote for at least a
part of tho ticket he advocated.
He utated that he was not a local
optionist, but favored Prohibition, but
that ho had dono more than any other
one man toward giving the people of the
county local option and that he was
largely Instrumental in the election of
Mr. Moftltt to the county judgship.
The captain also said that he was
serving his last term as county chair?
man, as ho did not propoao to bo under
tho lash any longor. Ho would not
accept tho chairmanship again, as there
was no pay in It.
An elegant line of carpots, rugs and
art souarna n.an bn found at tho K. II.
TUE I.aTF. COLONKL OTT.
A SlroDK Trlbuto to BU Worth us an Ofll
cur auil a Mau.
At a meeting ( r ihe board et direotprs
of the Iron Hut Building and Loan As?
sociation Lold Octitnr H the death of
Jotan Ott, the lato secretary of rha as?
sociation, wir, announoed, and a com?
mittee, consisting cf C A. McHugh, S.
W. Jamison and J. C Davenport, was
appointed to draft appropriate resolu?
tions In resptct tberoio. The commit?
tee reported tho following preamble and
resolutions, which were adopted:
"WhcroaB it has pleased Almighty
Ood to remove from his sphere of earthly
usefulness, Col. John Ott, the secretary
of this association, it is deemed proper
that those associated with him in tho
management of said association should
place upon record the high appreciation
which they had for the otllcer and the
?'Col. Ott, whllo a mere stripling,
began his business career in tho
Treasury Department at Washington.
Native merit and application to his
duties rapidly advanced him until at the
breaking out of tho civil war he occupied
a ohlet clerkship in that department,
ills prospects in life wore then bright,
indeed, but he relinquished all without
hesitation and hastened to Richmond
to share the fortunes of his native land.
"In the dark and trying days of the
civil war, whether In the administrative
department of the Confederacy as as?
sistant to Mr. Momrainger and tho
gifted Trenholrr!, or whothsr in tho
field, he surved with rnual courage and
"Alter the war ho continued in busi?
ness in Richmond until failiog health
compelled him to seek tho more con^o
nlal climate of Rianolto. Shortly aftor
hiB arrival here the Iron Bslt Building
and Loan Association was organiz3d ana
he became its first socretary. This
ofllco he continuously and acceptably
filled until the time of his death, dis?
charging its onerous duties with tho
same ability, zoal and fidelity that ever
characterized his business and ofllolal
life. Duty was tho hinge upon whlc?
his every action turned. Lofty in char?
acter; pure in life; faithful to every
trust; loyal in his friendships; affable,
courteous and considerate to all with
whom be came into contact, bis lifo il?
lustrated the quality of hiB heart and
proved him tho true Christian gentle?
"Be it resolved, that in the death of
John Ott this commonwoalth has lost a
patriotic and devoted son, and this as?
sociation an ablo, courageous and e 111 -
"2. That in this hour of supreme trial
wa tender to hin boreavod family our
heartfelt sympathy and condolence.
"3. That a page In our minute book
be dedicated to his memory, and a copy
of these resolutions bo forwarded to his
Van Alon Admitted to Ball.
Kkwi'OUT. R I , Oct. 29. ?Sheriff An?
thony, of Newport county, announced
this morning that a deputy bad served
the writ sworn out against James J.
Van Alen by Col. Samuel R Colt for the
alleged alienation of tLo affections of
the wife of Colonel Colt and that bail in
the sum of 8200,000 bad been furnished
It is Btated that the bail bond is Becured
by a mortgage on Wakeburst, Van
Alon's summer residence,which is easily
worth doublo tho amount. Van Alen
left Newport early this morning pre?
sumably for Shelburne Falls, Vermont.
KuiHlau View of the Situation.
St. Pktkhsbuuc!, Oet. 29.?The Novoa
Vremya publishes a dispatch from Vlad
ivostock saying that tho British equad
ron of war ships In the waters of the far
east should be concentrated at Fu Chang
and adds: "Great Britain is zealously
seeking a pretext for declaring war
upon China, in order to countoract tho
successes of Russia and restore her
shattered prestige in tho raclfic."
"TllKRK is music in tho air '." Listen 1
Andrews' boiled teams are delivering
coal and wood to customers. Send in
Just received a carload of sash, blinds
and doors. J. H. Wilkinson.
Tki.kphonk 192 and the Radford Steam
Laundry wagon will call for your bun?
NOT A SICK DAY.
For Over Thirty Years!
RESULT OF USING
"Ayer'.s Cathartic Tills for over thirty
years have kept me in good health,
never having had a sick day in all that
time Before I was twenty I suffered
almost continually?as a result of con?
stipation? from dyspepsia, headaches,
neuralgia, or boils and other eruptive
diseases. When I became convinced
that nine-tenths of my troubles were
caused l>y constipation, 1 began the use
of Ayer's Tills, with the most s.itisfae
tory results, never having a singh
attack that did not readily yield to thi:
XX7cx -^re constantly offering you, whether you appreciate the tact or
" 7 ^ uot, the most sterling value* it is possible to get together?values
which can be duplicated hut ra eh?surpassed never. Wo ask your
attention to some new specials open to-morrow. All extravagant phrases
discarded here. The values arc here to back our statements.
50 do/.tu ladies' fine quality im?
ported cashmere Gloves nt 15c?you
have never seen them before for less
than -5c. You will be surprised nt
these. See them.
At 12c pair, children's imported
cashmere Mitts, all s:/.?s, worth 20e
At 15c. ladies' tine quality im
parted cashmere Mittens, worth 25c.
ladies' Dressing Sacques.
At 90c each, one hundred ladies'
alx-wool Eiderdown Dressing
Sacques, i'i pink, light blue, gray
and cardinal, nicely made; material
costs as much. They are going like
Gentlemen nbout town are just
beginning to catch on to the meat
big thing we are giving them in the
lot of Neckwear advertised. Dozens
and tlo/.eu8 of thorn went yesterday.
They are the newest green combina?
tions, and prettiest and latest effects
out. They are in Four-iu-Hands,
Tecks, De.Toinvilles, etc. Every
one worth 75c of any man's money.
Our price 50c?see them. South
50 oak three-folding Screen
Frames, 99c. Used to be $1.50.
50 oak Screen Frames, more orna?
mental, $1.50; formerly $2.50.
50 brook-miuk fur head Boas at
99c each; worth to-day at wholesale,
At 25c, I adies' Vests and Pants;
the brst^ value you ever saw at the
At 50,'. men's health fleeced X'u
derwear. Good heavy quality;
used to pay for it $1.
Over 7c> pieces of wide Sheeting in
stock bouuht before the advance.
You can bu> sheetings here for sev?
eral mouths to come at the same old
SPECIALS in scarlet Twilled
Flannels at 20c, 30c, 35c, 45c, 50c.
Two Unusual values to-morrow in
Bleached and Unbleached Canton
Flannels at 10c; sie thciu.
;>0 pieces now Outings for house
dresses open to-morrow from 6c u>
10.\c the yard.
At 4f;c, a special in Table Linen.
At 75c extra line, unusually pretty
Damasks, the ?1 sort.
At $1, three-fourth si/.o Napkins.
See our Napkins. Anything you
may waul bore from 19c to $5 the
Black Dress Goods.
See our special 45 inch Serge at
42Jc. A>k to see it.
Our 30-iuch wide all-wool French
Sert;e at ".Tic.
50 different styles of Black Goods
in every variety of figures and qual?
ities from 40c to $1.50 the yard.
The viisii'ess of our Dlack Goods
slock el'cits expressions of wonder
from our customers,
\ Open This Week.
Nnv Dress Novelties.
Com|D3.1"G ?"r wriccs wlUl w'l,LVa nskcd elsewhcro tor Roodsjjnot^cqnnl toonr's In
,.iality, style or originality. Cou.parc our prices Ion Coati anil Cares
with others you sec advertising, bee whs) otters the best rallies, then
)uili;e for yourself, and you cannot fall to aw aril lust tribute to tbo
?plendid valnea lu this department you uet st tbo l'Al.AiS ROYAL.
STUISH MILLINERY. I
our showroom. They know "style" when they
see it. anil know, too, that It Isn't aiwajs
etisllv found. Our Hat* all have It.
sa.su -Hoiiml liais and Bonnets, becom
ingly and tastefully I rimmed. Comparo with
any hats you'll SCO at $?, (7 and |S.
Mouri.ui? Millinery, in absolutely correct
styles, ltonnets. Hats anil ToqUCS, -T I p.
Chol e lino of Mourning Veils.
KELT SHAPES.?We've tho ,'rrttrs: Stock
In town of Hare Kelt Hats. Perhaps we've the
Best unallty English Kelt lints. Id black and
English Kelts, worth "?"><'. ut :SDe. French
Kelts, worth tl.d5.et i^tc.
French Felts, worth $1.50, at fflc yon'llnoi
find a single shoddy nr poor wool hut in our
Stock.but the market is tali <-f them.
Trimmed Walking Hats il sailor Hats. ' I t
latest London styles, b7c, fl.'.;!, f 1.47, ?! <?7,
COATS AND CAPES.
ordinary offer Inns In this department. It
you're Inclined towards money saving loso no
time. Note the '???ireful statement as to prices.
U m .i > U.ii>',' more ettectlvc or impressive bo
Ladles'Sborl Kough itonclo Jackets, wide
box fronts, Melon sn-eves?at only.SI.PO
Lndica' Fine Short Kertey Jackets, ripple
h:,cH. boat (routs- at ouly. *?-> ??
had los' Short Heaver Jackets, tine nap. all
Bilk lined?at only.so to
; adles' Short IPack Astrakhan Jackets, got?
ten ;i very uohhy--at ouly.S)0
Ladies' Short Polar Chinchilla Jackets, very
Etyltsb and light to wear?tit only.*s 85
Seal Plash Capes7T, flne,y fln,,hcd
made In the new, wide
?strich Feather Tip*
reon, navy, brown, <
I K\tr? qnallty of Plash Capes, sweep ot l?Q
! Inches, 'iSrccbes long, large storm collar, collar
?od (root edged With fur, eatln llueii, value
. $11.60, fpeclnl $10.