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DYSPEPSIA, DIZZY, WEAK.
TJr. Groeno's Norvura Made Him
Strong: and Well.
Mr. Joseph E. Hood, I2t) Front St., Woon
?bckot, K. I., says:
" I felt weak and dizzy In the morning and
tnv stomach would not digest well, and made
me feel so it would burst. 1 bad excruciating
pain in the pit of my stomach at times.
mk. josspii E. noon.
"I used Dr. Greene's Ncrvura blood and
nerve remedy, and every dose save mc relief
the moment I took it; the pain is all gone and
1 feel strong all day in fact, 1 feel liken new
num. 1 would not he without Dr. Greene's
Nervura blood and nerve remedy in tho
If constipated, use Dr. Greene's Cathartic
Pills "itli thcXervur?. Dr. Greene, 35 West
Hth St., Neu York City, the most successful
physician in curing nervous und chronic
diseases, can be consulted free, personally or
EDWARD JETER, REPORTER.
On account of the heavy clouds the
eclipse of the sun at 4:43 o'clock yester?
day evening was not discernuble from
To-day is .the traditional ground hog
day. It is the general superstition that
the weather of to-day controls the weather
of the rest of the winter. The wiley
ground bog conies out of his hole this
morning and if he sees his shallow he re?
turns; then look out for six weeks of bad
weather. If the day Is cloudy his hog
ship stays out, which menu* that the
succeeding six weeks will be bright .and
sunshiny. From present indications
the little animal will out see his shadow
unless he travels with it looking glass.
A colored man by the name of Tom
Dane, who lives down in the tints, was
reported yesterday morning to the au?
thorities as dead. Overseer of the Door
J. M. Smith sent Mr. Oakey to take the
man's measure tor a coffin, but when he
arrived at the house, Mr. Oakey found
Tom sitting up by the tire a very live
Alon'/.O Horlno while wheeling yester?
day took a tumble just beyond Hin Hill,
cutting an ugly gash in his knee.
Monday nightTa man came in post
has/e for Dr. Killi.au to at tend a colored
wopinn whom he said was suffering with
li^.V head. It turned out that the woman
was the wife of Hill Coleman and that
Abe was suffering from a wound inflicted
Aiy her husband, who hud struck her with
> a strap, the buckle of which bruised her
body and cut a wound in her head. The
woman after being struck had frequent
lits and did not speak for four hours.
At n meeting held nt "the 'Presbyterian
Church on Sunday Immediately after the
II o'clock service, the elders elected w.
W. McClung superintendent of the Sun?
day-school to fill the unexpi red term of .1.
H. C. Brown, Jr., resigned.
Two of Salem'-- most popular you* If
ladies leave to-morrow to spend the win?
ter elsewhere. Miss Kilon I'dair leaves
for Richmond and Miss Mary Wiley to
Washington to visit a niece ol Dr. Oscar
W.'W. Ballnril; Jr.." who has been on a
short visit to his father,'and mother, will
return to-morrow to the Y. M. I., where
he Is attending school.
In the mayor's court yostrduv. Karrar
Frogg, a colored man of Jvery usavory
reputation, was before bis honor on the
charge of splitting the scalp of Aleck
Spencer with n tea cup. As this was in
direct violation i I section 10, he was lined
$10 and costs. In default, of the payment
of the said amount lie was sent to jail.
Luhy Sauders, the colored man whose
legs were cut oil it a I week's accident
at Halls Siding, died Sunday morning at
his home in Moutgi in i y count v.
Harry Ihnes, a cadet at' the V. M. [.,
?who has been in Salem on a visit for the
past few days, and who expected to re?
turn to-day, has b'-eu detained a few days
longer by the advice of his physician.
rirnestjLynch,|of the Norfolk and West?
ern, has gone for a two week-' visit to bis
home in Union, W. Ya.
Frank H. Dillurd, who i- connected
with the telephone company of Bristol,
Tenn . after a visit to his brother's 'amih
on College avenue, leftjyesterday for the
x I'imes reporter bad a further talk
Avith Manager Mitchell yesterday and
found him very -anguine as to the organ?
isation of a baseball league for the com
I season. The league, he -ays. will
. ?: of Win-ton, X. ('., Danville,
I.ynchnuig and li.ianoke. Yu . and the
c|ties built", near together the circuit will
be short and railroad expenses materially
lessened. The salary limit will be an
average of $30 a month or$(100 per month
for the entire team lie thinks there wdll
be no trouble to get good men at these
figures and that there will be Hist class
ball playing in the league. He has prac?
tically signed all his men, McClnnis, n
Kotinoke player, Who made an excellent
record last Mini-Oil, having been signed
yesterday and about completing the li-t.
Mr. Mitchell's energy and perseverance
deserve to be rewarded with complete
success and that he will recivc the hearty
co-operation of all lovers of the national
game in this citv and section i- fully lu ?
FOR POCA HONT AS NUT OR LUMP
COAL GO TO W. K. ANDREWS &
<<)., -.'lb SALEM AVENUE. Their
teams have bells.
We still receive our cream from the
Polytechnic Institut?-. Our Ice cream
will satisfy you. Try it. J. J. Cutogui.
It Wn? Provided by u SI. I.oiiIk Man For
111* Wife's Feuiluiun Friend*.
A wealthy St. Louisun living in tlio
vicinity of Lafayotto pnrk provided a
novel form of entertainment for his
wife's guests one evening, says the St.
The hostess was extremely anxious to
provido something original for tbo edi?
fication of a score of guests whom eho
intended to call together for an informal
evening. Hor husband promised to pro?
vide Mich novelty and took a boon com?
panion into bis confidence to that end.
They had not oxchanged ideas 530 con?
secutive seconds beforo they hit upon
the device of converting the ulegant
parlors into n gambling house pro tout.
A faro bank, a roulette wheol and po?
ker and keno lay outs wero easily pro?
curable, as tbo conferees well know,
and that part of the prograiurno was
soon settled. The friend suggested as u
pretty epilogue tbo introduction of a
pair of bulldogs, guaranteed to reduce
each other to mince meat in three
rounds. This rather staggered the ambi?
tious host, but his friend is award poli?
tician, and with t he eloquenco ho always
keeps on draft sum convinced thu other
that the evening would be a failure
without tlioso bulldogs.
Thoevoning arrived, and with itcaine
the gnests. The Indies wero prettily
shocked at sight of the gambling para?
phernalia, but became accustomed to it
in an astonishingly short time and shar?
ed in tho games with becoming vim. It
was when the yellow bulldogs made
their unexpected entrance that tho hor?
ror of tho fair guests proved genuine.
Tho beasts yelped and growled and
showed other peculiarly canine symp?
toms of "spoiling for a fight. " There?
upon tho ladies sought refuge on the pi?
ano and card tables and chairs, con?
ducting their retreat as from a moose.
Notwithstanding excited fominino
protestations, the friend who had been
consulted as to a novelty in entertain?
ment unleashed tho dogs. It was an ox
citing climax to an "original" evening.
The dogs feasted for live minutes on
choice bits of each other's anatomy.
Tbo ladies screamed and the friend who
was consulted exulted in tho success of
his novelty. When ho was qnito con?
vinced?and it took a considerable time
to convince him?that tho ladies' desire
for gore had been fully gratified, ho
doused tho dogs into n convenient tub
of water and separated them.
HOW ALLSPICE GROWS.
Something Almut llio Itenntirul ami Fra
grant I'iiuvnto Tree.
The pimento or allspice tree is culti?
vated in the West Indies ami Jamaica.
This beautiful tree usually grows to a
height of about 30 feet It has a straight
trunk, much branched above, and cov?
ered with a very smooth brown barb.
Thu leaves vary in size and shape, but
are always of a dark, shining green
color. During the months of July ami
i August the tree is in full bloom, tho
blossoms oousistiug of very fragrant,
?mall, white flowers.
I When a new plantation of piinentc
I trees is to bo formed, no regular sowing
I or planting takes place, because it is
next to impossible to propagate the
young plants or to raise them from
seeds in parts of tho country %vhero they
are not found growing spontaneously.
Usually a piece ol land is selected either
close to a plantation already formed or
in a part of the woodland where pimen?
to trees are growing in a native state.
The chosen piece (if land is then cleared
of all wood except these ttOCS, and the
felled timber is allowed to remain ou
tho ground for tho purpose of protecting
the very young pimento plants.
At the end of two years tin; land is
thoroughly cleared, and only the most
vigorous pimento trees and plants are
loft standing. The plants come to ma?
turity in about seven years.
In favorable seasons the pimento crop
?IS enormous, a single tree often yjc Idiug
a hundred or more pounds of the dried
spice. The berries are picked while
' green, because it" left on the tree until
ripe thoy lose their pungent taste a:;d
are valueless. The green berries are ex
posed to the sun for a week or ten days,
when they lose their green color anil
turn a reddish brown. When perfectly
dry, they arc put in hags and casks for
The odor and the taste of the pimento
berries are thought to resemble a com?
bination of those of cinnamon, nutmeg
und cloves; hem.) the familiar name
"allspice. "?Philadelphia Times.
Growth of Knglisli.
The growth of the English language
during the present century has boon
without parallel in the history of any
tongue. The commercial associations of
the English und American people with
all tho nations of the earth have brought
contributions from every clime to enrich
ODr mother tongue, and tho result is
that there are words in common use in
the English language from every known
language on tho face ol tin earth.
KIMBALL COATi! KIM BALL COAL I
The cheapest and IkvsI substitute I'm
Anthracite coal. W. K. Andrews ?Sc Co..
Itounokc agent s.
W. K. ANDREWS* CO., 210 Salem
avenue, have exclusive control of the ceb
clinited semi-bituminous RED ASH
COAL, the finest grate coal on the mar?
ket. Their teams have liclls.
Much in Little
Is especially hue of flood's Pill?, for lioinetll
clue ever contained *o great curative power In
so small space. They are a whole inctllciuo
ehest, always ready, al?
ways efficient, always sat?
isfactory; prevent a cold
<>r fever, cure .ill liver ills,
sick headache, Jaundice, constipation, etc. sue.
The only Pills to take with Hood's Sarsuparllla.
^ the greaj
Still G-oes Oil.
'Tis plain to see that 11. Schiller lends ihern all in Low Prices.
Kvery bale we make is a recommendation of the progressive, enter?
prising, wide-awake "exclusive" Furnishing store lor men, boys cud
children. Our assortments are better, our styles nro ?101 e varied, our
great bargains suig their own praise. Look over our list?compare:
MEN'S SUITS. JVJRCOATS.
Eight dollar value in Cheviots
and Cassimcres, rough und
The usual teu dollar value,
grey, blue and black, aiDgie and
The $1 50 men's heavy, dark,
The two dollar grade of good
anil well-made trousers
Men's overcoats and ulsters.
Nothing more Ihati n ulaucu at
ihe reduction, Fine Melton and
Kersey, black nud blue dress
overcoats, the usual 418 grade, at
$ 1 OXIO.
Irish Freizs Ulbters, in black
aud Oxford mix: $10 never
bought a better than this one, lit
Children's double - breasted
reefer suits, heavy and dark, the
$2.50 Kind, nt
Children's anti-pluia suits,
porous, waterproof, positively
for less than manufacturers cost.
Children's good and well made
knee punts, all sizes, at
Men's grey ami white, heavy
undershirts, the 3Qc kind,
Latest style* linen collars, the
15c yalue. at
Light blue nud brown, heavy
lleece-liurd shirts, or drawers,
the 05c quality, at
Fast, color, seamless black
hosa, fully worth 15c; soiling
3 pr for 25c
!/iopii bosom, unlit uudercd
white shirts, reinforced trout and
buck, at s
This fall line neckwear, puffs,
imperial, four-in-hf mis nod tecks,
bilk o" snliu, 50c aud 75c kind,
Men's silk finish puspenders,
look aud made well, 35c value,ut
1 5 Cents.
Dec. '90 shapes Men's and
Hoys' Derby, Alpine aud Fedora
llais almost at
Your Own Price.
1,S00 llnei. bosom Men's
Laundered While Shirts, the u5c
Men's fancy bosom Laundered
Shirts Shirts, tho 05c and 75c
8?"Whatever your station may be in lif?, you need not be
ashamed to wear mir goods. There is no better clothing, furnishings
and hats made thau we s*ll, and it is not every day in otia's life that
a chance to buy such clothing and furnishings at ijuch low prices.
CLOTHING AND FURNISHING DEP'T'MT,
28 Salem Avenue, ROANOKE, VA.
III TBE WORLD OF FINANCE
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York', Feb. 1.?The feature >>f the
11:i>? in stock und financial circles was tlie
enormous demand nnd steady advance in
railway and miscellaneous bond?. The
transactions in this department "i stocks
rooted up the large total of $51,058,000 and
the business was unusually well distrib?
uted. Foreign as well as loenl bouses
weie in the market for good bonds, and
in many cases, owing to the advance in
prices, commission orders could nor lie
executed. One reason for this activity is
disssatisfnetion on tl>e part of the capi?
talist- with business seeking these Invest?
ments. The improvement In prices was
not confined to ;:ilt edged securities.
Stocks, on the other hand, were irrcgu
hr.'. lint in the main firm. The Irrcgu
Inrity was attributed to a desiru of the
Senate committee to amend the general
arbitration treaty. London firms sold
fairly large amounts of international
stocks on this acCsimt and professional
operators short of the market attempted
to force liquidation. Very little impres?
sion was made on prices except in a few
instances. .Manhattan. Luckawanpa and
ToIhicco, however, were rather feverish
and did not receive the support accorded
l he general list. \
There was good buying of the Northern
Pacific* and the new preferred rose to
within a fraction of ill). Houses with con?
tinental connections were buyers. Lou?
isville and Nashville w;rV higher on the
report for December net earnings, show
ing a gain of 81 7,
In the industrial group, Chicago Gas
was in request on the declaration of
another quarterly dividend of 1 1-2 per
cent. Speculation closed irregular, but
in the main firm. Net changes .show
losses of l-4al percent. Weitern Union,
Northern Pacific and Omaha, however,
gained 1-87.-8 per cent. Total sales were
Bonds were active nnd strong. The
sale footed up $?1,1)08,000.
American Cotton OH. 12
American Ooiton oil. preferred 54 1-2
American Sugar Itefining.117 l-S
American Suunr Itefining, pref.. 108 1-3
American Tobacco. 71
American Tobacco, preferred.103
Atchison . It Is
Baltimore and Ohio. l? 1- 1
Canada Pacific. 55
Chesapeake and Ohio. 1, !'?-4
Chicago, Burlington and Qliini y 75 8-8
Chicago tins. . 78 1*2
Delaware, Lack, and Western. . !5'2 1-2
Distilling ami Cattle Feeding.
Erie. 15 1-2
Eric picferred. :i5 1-4
General Electric. ::."> 5 s
Illinois Central. Ill
Lake Eric and West. HI 1-2
Lake Kric.uid West, preferred. tili
Lake Shore.150 I I
Louisville and Nashville. 51 12
L. N. A. & C. 1-4
Manhattan Consolidated. SO 8-4
Memphis and Charleston. 15
Michigan Central. 80 1-2
Missouri Pacific. 22 5 8
Mobile and Ohio. 31
Nashville, Chat. ?V St. 1. C.7 12
r. s. Cordage, preferred.
I New Jersey Central. 1?h> 1-1
[ New Voi k Central. 93 3 4
I New York and New England. 38
J Norfolk and Western preferred... 17 3-4
j Northern Pacific. l? 5-8
I Northern Pacific preferred. 38 3 -I
i Northwestern.104 1-1
I Pacific Mail. 25 5-8
i Reading. 20 1-2
Rock Island. (18 1-1
St. Paul. 7? 8 4
St. Paul preferred.133
Silver Certificates. 04 8 4
Tennessee Coal and Iron.... 30 7-8
I Tennessee Coal anil Iron, pre f.... so
Texas Pacific.". S) 7 S '
Union Pacific. ft 3?4 J
Wllhasll, St. 1.. and Pacific. U 8-8
Wahash.St. 1.. and Pacific pref'd. II? 1-4
Western Union. 83 7-8
Wheeling and L. R. 2 1-4
Wheeling and I.. K. preferred.... '?' 1-2
Alabama, ("lass A.102
Alabama, Class li. |02
Alabama, Class C. ??
Louisiana Stamped 4's. IK5
Not tb Carolina Is. 101
North Carolina (i's. 122
Tennessee new set IPs. 80
Virginia (I's, deferred. 5
Virginia Trust. Receipts, stamped fl
Virginia Pun tied Debt. ill l 4
United States 4's, registered. Ill 3-4
United States 4's, coupon. 112 1-2
United States 2's. .'. (15 1-S
Southern Railway >Vs. !KI 1-2
Southern Railway common. !? 3 8
Southern Railway, preferred.... -D?st
North Carolina -1 l-2's. 100
IT. S. (new) 4's, registered. 122 7-8
1'. s. (new) 4's, coupon. 122 8-4
New York, l-'eb. 1 -Money on call rasy
at. I l-2a3 per cent., last loan at 1 1-2 and
closing 1 1-2 per cent. Prime mercantile
paper 2n3 1-2 per cent. Bar silver til 5-8.
Sterling exchange easy with actual busi?
ness in bankers' bin.-, at 4.84 P2a4.84 3-4
tor sixty days and4.8(5 l-2a4.80 3-4 for de?
mand. Posted rates 4.85114.81 I Com?
mercial bills 1.83 l-4a4.841-2. Govern?
ment bonds strong; State bonds (inlet:
Railroad Ijonds active ami higher. Silver
at the board easier.
Chicago, Keh. I.?A very nervous wheat
market, with quotations rnng'ng within
less than a cent lower than that of Satur?
day. The pit was in almost a panic at
the opening, Liverpool responding to the
recovery of Saturday on this side by de?
clining from I-1 to 1-2 pence. All of the
news contributed to the general demoral?
ization at. the start. Tll9 Hrst trades
were from I '2 to 1-2 below Saturday.
The marker, then gave evidence of a
steadier tola-and before the session was
concluded a slight advance on the best
figures quotable at the opening was es?
Wheat opened from 71 I I to 735 8j
sold down between 133-8 and 74 l-4a
743-8, closing at the outside, l l-8a' 1-4
under Saturday. Cash wheat was weak
and 1 1 Je lower.
Corn?After concur ring in the weak?
ness of wheat at the opening, corn soon
afterwards displayed a better tone. The
dcmiiu I was generally good, an ini| res
sion prevailing that tin' prices of this
grain must approach nearer to those of
wheat. May corn opened at 24, sold be?
tween 23 S and 2-1 I I. closing at 21 l-8a
BARGAINS AWAIT YOU SN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
Never In tin' History of* Our Selling
iioihiitK Wore Prices Lower Thau Now.
* Men?s Salts $4, $5? f 6 and $6.50. Every one
a real bargain.
Slorm Overcoats, just the thing for present
weather. Prices cnt to make thern move. $s up.
Tronsere - One lot Black, Blue and Grey
Cheviots, reduced to $1.25 from $2.
If interested in buying Underwear, come get
our prices They're money-savers.
Boys' Chinchilla Reefers at less than cost.
The new Alpine Hat is here in all shades at
$2.50 instead of $3.50.
25 to 50 Per Cent. Under Others.
Philadelphia One-Price Clothing House.
We want everybody to know that when they
nurehubo A STOVE from us they are SUItE of
getting repairs, itepnirs were fundEdied for 11
stove the other day lliul the party Iiub hud for
Buy the: J-..V-EI.SIOK. and you won't have to
throw your stove away tor waut of repairs.
ENG LEE BY & BRO. CO.
Vital Force, Time and Money Economized.
Life, Vigor, Health, Wealth and Happiness
Nature Provides More for Life Than Death.
If there is no local agent for ?he Oxydonor "Victory"
in your neighborhood, ssnd your order direct to J. M. Gam
b:li< & Co.. Roanoke, Va.
Price: $15 for the No. I Improved, and $2G
for the No. 2 Improved.
POSITIVELY ALWAYS CASH.
Send for Book of Teslimenials.
T- JVT.. G-AMBILL <5c CO.,
Wholesale State Agents.
; WTJ. A Brumbaugh having bad considerable experience in applying the Oxydonor and very
aiiccearfal 011 ulniim ail r.laisr* of diseased, holh old and %ouri^. und being riiy u>;ent lor the
(?xyrtonor "Vlr'.ory''wili deliver ?ftiiu to anv home and i;ive iiiBtruftlonB how to nee it. Aleo
11 ?? vInO-tydoiiora on hand lie will runt them to pulten i>y the weck mid give hU pereonal at?
tention so as to get l>e?t rettiits. No. 411 Kirst Ave. N. W. Is wueieyon will llnd .Mr. bnmbaiiijh.
34 1-1, unchanged from Saturday. Cash
corn was heavy.
Oats-Oats were lower at opening in
sympathy with wheat, hut. soon showed
an inclination to improve under influence
of stronger corn. Cash oats steady.
Provisions?The depression of the
wheat market and an easy feeling in the
hog trade at the yards had t heir natural
effect on products, which opened easy,
afterwards remaining dull and sternly.
At, the ( lose May pork was 10c under Sat?
urday. May lard ">a7 1-2 lower, and May
ribs 7 1-2 lower. Hilles wns quiet and
steady; natives, heavy, 0 1-1; light, "1-4;
native cows, heavy, Sb2nS8-4; light,
Lending futures ranged as follows:
Wheat? Open (Mose.
.Tauuary . 71 5-s 721-4
May. 78 5-8 74 1-4
.Inly. 7<? r.-S 71 1-1
January. 22 1-4
Mav. 24 241-8
July. 23 2? :)-8
January . Hi 15 8 4
Mav. 17 5-s IS
.lulv. ;s i- i ih 7-8
Mess Pork, per bbl?
January. 7.02 1-2 7.02 1
May. .. 7.75 7.72 1
.02 1-2 L1I2 1-2
Lard, per 100 lbs?
January. 880 8.80
May ...". :'. !?7 1 2 3.08 1-2
July. 4 05 4.02 1-2
Short Itibs, per 100 His.
January. 3.00 800
Mav. 3.0? 1-2 3.02 1-2
July. 1.07 1-2 1.02 1-2
BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE.
The Best Salve in the world for Cuts.
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt. Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter. Chapped II.Is, Chil
blains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions,
and positively cures Piles, or no pay re?
quired. It Is guaranteed to give perfect
satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25
cents per box. For sale at Massie's Phar?
macy, 100 Jefferson street, Rounoke.
Doll babies, doll babies, doll babies.
Gravatt's Pair, !) Salem tvcnno.
BUILDING AND LOANS.
Vigorous Donial of the Recent Adverse
Tennessee Supreme Court Decision.
The recent failures of the Building and
Loan Associations at Knoxvillc, Tenn.,
causes considerable comment and specu?
lation in this city. A prominent attoi-,
ney saiil to a Times reporter yesterday
that the amount of money invested in tin
Southern Building and Loan Association
of Knoxville throughout Southwest Vir?
ginia was surprising. He knew of IJ)8,000
in this city and he was told by a gentle?
man from Christiansburg that at least
SfO.OOO was invested in the Southern by
citizens of that place. So far as Roanoke
is concerned the amount mentioned above
is only a small fraction of the real sum
invested, it being estimated by competent
authorities that the amount will reach
$30,000, if it does not go much beyond
The Times has received a copy of a let?
ter from James II. Bible, general attor?
ney of the Chattanooga National Building
and Loan Association, to the officers and
directors of that organization, in which
he denies emphatically thnt the supreme
court of Tennessee has rendered tiny de?
cision that even remotely nffects injuri?
ously the contracts of building ami loan
associations, when such associations have
complied with their charter and by-laws
in the transaction of their business, and
in proof of this assertion he cites the rec?
ords, adding, In conclusion, that it looks
more like an effort on the part of the oil!
cers of building and loan associations who
make such a statement "to shift the re?
sponsibility of*their own misdeeds and
cause their stockholders to exonerate
them from all blame.''
Tor Infants and Children.