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A BCS1XRSS CHANGS. j
A Slight Change, Working Womkurui
Mr. J. P. West having succeeded
to the Roanoke Shoe Company's
business, will oiTor tho ountry around
Boaaoko a raro opportunity to ?et
atriokly fine eboea as remarkably low
In order to close out certain lines of
goods preparatory to getting in his new
line of goods ho will sell Men's Shoes
formerly sold at 85 for S3; Men's Shoes
formerly sold at S3 50 for S3; Men's
Shoes formerly sold for S3 for 81 5b;
Men's Shoes formerly sold SI 50 for SI
Ladies' Shoes formerly sold at S3 for
J32; Ladies' Sfcoes formerly sold at S3.50
for 8175; Ladies' Shoes formerly eoUI at
S3 for SI.50, and an immensu line of
itioys', Youtha', MIsbos' and Ghlldrens'
Shoes in the same proportion. This is
no catch-penny advertisomon put in to
deoelvo the publio, but a real Clearing
Out Sale. Tbeso goods have been
bought at a price that will enable Mr.
WeBt to hand them over to his now
customers at less than 50 per cent, of
their real value to-day. He wants to
make now acquaintances and adopts
thi3 method of getting acquainted.
Gallontb.9 Roanoke Shoa Company, at
No. 13 South Jefferson streut and take
a look at the bargains
Call early before the ei/.es aro all
gone. Tho stock on hand cannot last
long at theeo fabulously low prices.
Columbia, S. C, Dec 7.?A special to
the Register from Manning, S. C, says:
A stranger from Atlanta attempted to
attnmlt suicide hero to-day by drinking
laudanum, lie expressed his intention
to A- Welubttre to kill hitmolf, as ho
was tired of life and wanted to die. Mr.
Welnburg succeeded in taking threo
bottles of laudanum from him, but later
bo succeeded in gettiug some of the
poison. He was found in a seml-un
consclous condition, crouched on a
oorner of tho public tboroughfaroa. He
was carried to Mr. Weinburg'a home,
where his condition is extremely pre?
carious. Ho Rivas bis name as Mennle
SecondorfT. He is about 45 years old
and unmarrltd. He says ho has rel?
atives in Charleston, S. C.
For tho largest stock and lowest
pricc-a ia dinner, tea and toilotware
call at The B. H. Stowart Furnlturo
For ccrvl and wood go to Farm an it
Earraan, 10S Salem avenue s, w.
A Suggestion fcr Xmas:
2(2 S. Jefferson Street.
Boa* Sto Dye Worn,
J. A. DEVON, Proprietor,
Is the only reliable Dyeing and
Scouring establishment in the South?
west. All others advertised as steam
d5'o works are fakes. Beware. Be
eure to aend for us. Ladies' and gent's
goods dyed and cleaned to perfection.
Ladies' Sailor Hata Dyed Black to
look new. Don't forget our number,
110 CAMPBELL ST.,
Phone 229. Roanoke, Va.
IT MAKES THE MAN.
rVre the Best Tailored, the Nobbiest iu
the city. Blue, Hlack and Oxtord
Gray, $10, $12, $15 and $20.
Our $7 and $10 Suits
Are Handsome, Styles Correct, Make?
up Faultless,I'ricM Below Competition
(tloves, and ail tint goes to dress
the gentlemen at unusually close figures
In great variety,Overcoats nud Reefers.
Mothers, biiug the boys and fit them
MEALS & BURKE
102 Salem Ave. 205 Henry St.
C. B. MEADOR'S,
?onth Blrtc Jlnrltct Square, Invites
your attention to hit* (nil and
complete line of
and Mill Feed.
-Alco ft complete line of
BOOTS AND SHOES.
LOW PRICES FOK CASU.
Ie Want !ou to
Know that we carry the
beHt line of STOVES in
Look at Them
And be convinced. Our
prices are right, too.
ENGLEBY & BROTHER CO,,
Ho. I Salem Avenue.
.. IS NOT EXPENSIVE ..
Stop Advertising?Thai's Expensive.
If you have sonic circulars printed mul thou lay tliom on tho shelf or
"chuck" them under the counter, that's expensive, but it's not
The Stone Printing and Manufacturing Co.,
Opposite Hotel Roanoke,
BOW. L. STONE, Trcslilrnt.
Captain Kindred came home jester
day from Richmond.
Goo. W. Miles, Jr., of the St. Albans
School, lladford, is in tho oity.
Mrs. W. C. Williams returned yester?
day from a visit In Lynchburg.
OiHcor C. A. Smith i? indisposed at
his homo on Third avenuo n. o.
F. D. Fuller, of Lynchburg, spent the
forenoon of yesterday In the city.
S. E. Honsack and bride havo re?
turned from an extended Southern trip.
John Woodrum, of Bent Mountain,
wa6 in thecisy yesterday on business.
Judge A. S. B.-anl and Mayor S. K.
Jones roturnod ycs:erday from Rich
E. L. Fllppo and brldo, v/ho wer.T
married In Paris, Tex , havo returned
to the city.
S. B. Younger, Norfolk and Western
ticket agent at Lynchburg, waB in tho
Councilman A. .1. Loughery and
family, who havo been on a visit of ten
days to relatives in Philadelphia, re?
turned yesterday morning.
Hobuik Music Company havo not
said much in thesn columns for several
weoka because they have been busy
getting together sovnral big bargains,
which they are now offering and which
no one wanting a piano or orrran c*n
afford to overlook. You will save big
money by investigating.
Tho Goulds Exempted From Taxation,
New Yoiik, Doc 7.?Justice Russell,
In tho special term of tho supremo
court, handod dawn a decision which
exempts from taxation the prcperSy of
George J., Howard, Eiwln and Helen
M. Gould, In this ccunsy, on tan ground
that they aro non-residents. Five dif?
ferent prcceedings were instituted
against the membors of the Gould
family, both individually and as execu?
tors of tho lato Jay Gould. In bis de?
cision vacating the assessment made by
the commissioners of taxes for tho yoar
1804, J. G. Russell sustains the conten?
tion o( the relators that they had re?
moved from this State with the Inten?
tlon of permanently residing 1 i another
Stato at tho time tho assessment was
made. Tho resldonco of George J.
Gould Is stated as being at Lakewood,
N. J., and that of the other relators an
Covington, N. J.
Operators Consent to Arbitration,
Columbus, Ohio, Doo. 7.?The Ohio
operators have answered the demands
of tha minors for arbitration that they
would stand by the decision of the arbl
triitarp, and further stating that they
consider the demand for Mvo conto addi?
tional as unjust. They expect, however,
a willingness of the miners at any time
for a conference.
are the flro twins. Thero'8 no gottlng
along without them, and lt'd jUSt as iua
possibio to deny that our coal yard is
the best supplied one Roauoke. You
oavo on tho quality when you order ot
us, and our ouitomurs aiwayuknow that
they nro getting full weight. A ton
wish us means a ton, not one or two
hundred weight ehort.
H. C. STARKEY & CQ.
ALL CEADBS OF COAL. FULL WEIGHT,
prompt delivery. Also, Wood bv tho load
or cord. TOONS WiJ.
V ards, Norwich Lock Works.
lisiim T. D. LOONF.Y.
Tho 1'reaclier Not Guilty.
Denvkr, Oolo., Dec. 7.?A verdict of
not guilty waH b-ought In At 10:10 this
morning in tho casu of Rev. N. PaBB
more, who wss botoro a special commie
tun for falsifying and dlssi'mlnaiing
diaeentlon among the Methodic rainia
try. While ucquluing the preacher,
tho ocminittco expressed the opinion
and tho speclticMious in evidence ahow
that tho defendant has indulged in un?
wise, uncharitable and Indiscreet public
utterances in his use of personalities
concerning his brethren, ani admon?
ished him to desist from utterances
concerning bis brethren which would
arraign their chriBtian characters.
The I'alala Koyai.
B bad Kits ot The Times will please
note the new advertisement of the
Palais Royal Millinery liazaar, of 101
Salem avenue. This is one of the
largest and moBt exteneivo houses ot
the kind In the city. Tney are offering
some excellent bargains in the way ot
capes and coats. Mr. Indorskey, the
manager, needs no introduction to tho
Roano :o public.
Buy Brush Mountain coal from W. K.
Andrews A Co., 219 Salem avenue. They
will sell it cheaper than it has ever been
Hold in the city. Look, out for tho boiled
Special Attention is Called
Take Notice That the Elegant and Weil Assorted Stock cf
THE SOLOIOI JEWELRY COMPAHY
Will "be closed out at and below cost. It will pay you hand?
somely to exaniiue this stock hefoic purchssicg elsewhere.
STORE FOR RENT..FIXTURES FOR SALE
WE HESPBOTFOLLY INVITE THOSE WIIODESIKE HOUSE FUHNISIIING OOODS
to take ii look over our ntock. Perhaps ire have HOmetblng thnt you wish. Is It Cur
pet or Kill's? Perhaps It le blankets or Comforts, la It a l'arlor, lied of Dining llooni snltcr
We have all sty If 8 of Stoves. Do you Deed any? 1'crbariB it In u Dinner or Tea Sot you need.
We have the jircttU'st yon ever saw. Onr Toilet Sets are beauties. Is It a lluo Allium, a
1'ictnre. an Easel, 81'vcrwaro, Lace or Ohenlle Curtains yoa need* In fact, If yon desire any?
thing that add- comfort tu the Home wc can lnrnlsh It as hl?h In firudc, as low in price, and
on as easy terms as any house In the city. Come aud ece for yotirsclvea.
Yours to pleaEe,
CINCINNATI INSTALLMENT CO..
201 und 203, corner Commerce Street and Salem Avenue.
Weekly Bank Statement.
Nkw Yokk, D.'c. 7.?Tho woekly
bank statement shows the following
changes: Reserve, increase, 81,089,075;
loans, decrease, S208.800; specie, In?
crease, 8220,400; legal tender?, in?
crease, S185.200; deposits, increase,
8898,500; circulation, decrease, S41.100.
The banka now hold 820,294,275 in ex?
cess ot the requirements of the 25 per
Onptaln Carter Dead.
Danville, Va., Deo. 7?Captain Jed
Carter, one ot the oidost and bent known
citizens of Danvlle, died HudJenly this
morning; aged 70 years.
call and see our large and beauti?
ful lino of lamos, nnyx tables and brie
a-b.-uc Tho E. li. Stewart Furnituro
Santa Claus tins hern with ub tor some time,'
but he in rather Mmirl. mid desired not to appear
upon the busy scouo till bo was thoroughly ready
to make hia
Jle ha* been marking his wares and now has
everything in readiness. AT 11 IS (1 Hit AT
HBAIHIUAKTRHS AT WATT, 1CHTTKW ?V
C i AY'.s he his something In the way ot a gift
lor EVERY MAN, WuiliN AND CII1LU IN
JfOANOiiE. besidfs plenty of other thing* for
tLc tiade of the great Southwest.
(James to keep the boys at. home: to shorten
the long wiuter evenings; to brighten little lives,
and big ones too The greatest collection of
Kornea ever shown bore. Look over our list and
ee'.cct wnat you want:
Golden Locks and Three Beans.
India?an Orient>1 tame.
Hurdle?new parier game.
Lott in the Wools.
Yale and Princeton Football Usmc.
< hi 1st mas Goojc.
Tne Derby St.?.ep'.eobaec.
Old Father Goose.
"Seoga"?-an Orient il game.
K'ngs and Queens.
Hunt the Hare.
?Jerome Park Steeplechase.
'I'hc' Hu?ceptlblca "
Zlmirer's is.i-r i:.. Game.
Yncnt Kace at sanrty Hook.
Kaco Aior.n? the World.
The Mansion of HapttlnCSB.
Mall. Kxere's aud Accommodation, or lntsr
Hide and Peek.
Cat and Mouse.
old Maid and Old Bachelor, or Beaux and
"Kelb," a new Arablnn mime.
Cats and Mice aud Fousll.
Brownlos' Ladder. 2Cc.
Pianos that play, 85c.
Lorgc Odor Bottles, covered with lovely Silver
Filigree work, only 25c.
Childs' set Silver Knife, Fork and Spoon, only
Largo Doll Rockers, substantially made, only
Peerlces Laundry Set?Tuber, Tub, Bucket,
Washboard, Wrlnrer and Dryer, only 49c,
Larcre Blackboard, mounted on folding easel,
Lurge Blackboard and Folding Kasel, 39c.
The Fairy Tale series of Dressing Paper Dolls,
at book e-.ores 25c; our price, V2%c per set, boxed.
A great array of Holiday Books for all agej
aud conditions of humanity.
THE HANDY VOLUMS CLASSICS, large
clear type, finest paper, best cloth binding,
beantlfnlly riubossed with sliver, and signed by
great names. If you have frleuds, gladden them;
if no friends, make them by a ?'ft selected from
these beautiful and handy volumes. Travel In
In Foreign LandB, associate with the great and
pure In thought. An early visit will ne neces
aarv to secure theso wonderfully cheap boots.
Call and examine the titles, only 19c. each.
Nellie's Christina? Eve and ma> y Other pleasing
things In colored pictures for tho chl'dren.
Story Hooks, tables, Histories, Travels, etc.,
for boys and girls.
See t he "Mammoth" story book for on'y 37.Sc
'1 he "Grea' Big" plclnro "hook for fj'Jc.
Cloth binding, 1291 pnges ot pnrtnt English.
This great volume Is a ruprint or the $12 edition,
neither altered nor nbrldfred, ONLY 75c.
Half Eussla binding. Site.
Full sheep binding, fl.12.Si'.
There is a great array of Doll Chairs, Doll
Hockers. Doll Beda, Doll Carriages, Folding
Hede, Rotten Beds, Children's Chairs and
Rocacrs, Children's Tables, Folding Card Tables,
etc., etc., an cndlees variety.
Large round Folding Card Tables, actual valno
$5 59, can't be had for less, onr price only $1.75.
Thonsands of piotnrea of every description.
Engraving", Etchings. Water Colors, Paintings,
Paucls, Photograph Frames, etc Many cele?
brated works of Art are displayed here. We
can save yon 59 per cent, on your Uhrlstmas plc
turen. Call and see thorn while all subjects are
hero to select from.
Here arc all the novelties of tho season In Pin
Cushions, Ink Stands, Thcrmonictors, Calendars,
Jewel Boxes, Pin Trays. Card Heci'vers, Chil?
dren's Sets, Nut Crackers and Picks, Oder
You can buy hero for about half what yon will
be required to pay at most. Holidiy g io<tn store".
Join the grca. throng that already begins to
crowd oar store.
Here will be found everything on earth that
big heads and cunning hands can devise.
Picture Puzzles and Blocks, Horses, Wagons,
Carts, Carriages, Iron Toys of all kinds. Ten
PI ns, Shceps. Dogs.Cows, Stoves, Ships, Artillery,
lu ehort everything.
Thousands of dozens of New TJandkerchlofs of
every description. The greatest display ever
brought* to Hoanoke. Tremondous stock of
Ladles' Swiss Embroidered Handkerchiefs at lUc.
and l'Jtje. ench, actually worth BO per cent. more.
100 dozen Gent's and Ladies' Initial SI1K Hand?
kerchief, the 50c. kind, thoBe will go at ONLY
Plain White Silk Hnndfeorchlcfs for gentle
men, 23c, 37#c, 50c, 75c, 87^c, $1 and $1.93
Silk Mnfllrrs, 09c. to $1.60 each.
Jnst opened 100 lovely Feather Boas, actual
valne $1. those are to be sold at ONLY 50c each
Sco I hem on Monday.
Just opened a tremendous new line of them.
Itfl lovely Chorry Hods, olives, Blue< and Tans
)n tho ono yard size, host grade, only f/'c each.
to yard and a halt size, all colors, choicest de?
signs, only $t each.
25 extra reavy Reversible Chenilo Covers (one
eido plain) in rich Cherry Beds and Olives, one
and a half yard slde.a.tual value $2, for only ?1.25
Extra heavy 2 yard covers for dining room
table i tter meals; worth $1.60, for $3 60.
Extra heavy a\ yards Tor largo tables, very
p-etty ana durable, actual value $1.50, Tor only
The greatest display of these very popular goods
and at lowest prices over shown lu this section.
An entirely new line Just ononcil. In the lot
100 pairs, all colors, good quality, 3 vards long:
worth $3, for ONLY ?199 A PAIR. '
A lovely new lino or the popular Japanese Gold
Printed DrsperlCB for all kinds of drapery and
fancy articles. Begin now to nialro your Ohrtst
uii-s things, only 15c. a yard, worth 25c
Wo are doing an Immense business In Blan?
kets. Wo have tho stock to do the business
with. We now have a stack of 323 pairs, with
large shipments to arrive.
50 pairs 10-4 Grey Blankets, worth 78c, at 50c
59 pairs 11-4 whlto, heavy fleeced, value XI.CO,
for $1 25 a pair. r
35 pairs heavy grey, half wool, value $2.50, for
$2 n pair.
16 pairs full 11-4 all flno wool, both warp and
filling, heavy weight, value at present $5 75, for
$5 a pair. Al> will be sold on Monday
A BEAUTY?full 11-4 all wool, oxtra heavy
fc liver Grey Blankets, worth $5.75, for only f5.
5 balos oxtra heavy, worth 75c to co at 50c each.
3 hales big valne, filled with white cotton,
worth $1 25, at only $1 each.
3 hales extra heavy, very pretty quality, bright
colored linings, worth $1.7j, for only $1.89
1 bale celebrated "Koyal Rede," tilled with fine
Pea Island Cotton, guaranteed stainless, only
Large heavy Hocky Mountain (loa*. Raga at
Grcut Bargains in Moquot lings, 150x00 inches,