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The carpenters and pamters *
?Ji now have charge of my store- S.
?ej room to rotii and remodel Iti ?
5 every respect. I iuteud to have *
* a bright and attractive place of jjj
* bnaiucss, whoro every article Jwill j*
be marked in plain figures and
sold at strictly one price
methods of doing business will be ?
5 on business principles and I hope j$
5l to have my now home ready to jj
^ receive you about February IK. jj
*j watch for Special ^Announce- g>
I _ it
I E. WILE, I
"?I Successor to .lof?. Cohn, |0>
**! Cor. Campbell ?ud Jefferson Sts., ;*
I ROANOKE, VA. S
North. Ehst, aoutb, West the .'lower of
flours is ?? Pill-bury's liest."
Costs a little more than any other be?
cause it is worth more. And it makes
more bread, makes whiter bread, makes
better bread. Your grocer may tell you
something else is ".just as goodjV but it
HAWKINS I FIELDING, Agents,
Bartsook Building, Market Square,
Ha'/8 You ?,'V^J: v: Insured?
-?> ? SKK -??<
UWR?iCE S. DAVIS,
T. W. Richardson, formerly foreronn !
of I'ho Roanoke Times, but now one of ,
the owners of tlu> Bedfoid Bulletin, was
ill the city yesterday seeing lii.s friends,
Miss Willie Gutnbill left yesterday on n
visit to Buchanan. She will remain I
Mrs. C. L. Button returned homo yes?
terday from a visit to Maybuery, W. Va.
w.u. Mosby, of Bedford City, was
registered at the l'onee tie I.eon yester?
Miss Emma Shclor, of Beut Mountain,
i- visiting the Misses Shelor .on .Seventh i
avenue s. w.
Geo. A. Kablcf, .of Worcester, Mass., !
who is well-known here, is in the city for i
a few days.
Geo. ?. Bowyer is on n visit to his sis- ]
ter, Miss Maggie Botvyc r,at Botetourt.
W. 11. Thomas, who has been' spending '
a few days in Roanoke, left yesterday i
Rhen Ludwig, of the Norfolk and ?
Western railway, left yesterday for Elk-'
horn, where he will spend n few adys.
H. N. I.evi and wife, of Lynchburg, j
were guests at the St. .Tames yesterday.
A. Kerr, of Pittsburg. Pa., who-'hns
been in town for the past week, will leave
to day for his home in Pir.tsburg. ?
Col. George Tayloe was somewhat bet- j
ter yesterday, and strong hopes an enter- i
tained for his speedy recovery.
Mrs Dr Luck, who has been quite ill
for some time, is reported as better.
Rev. d. W. Parsley, of Uttena Vista,
was in the city yesterday.
Mr and Mr;. Drear (?ibbons left yester
dar for Klkhorn, W. Va., Mr. Gibbons ,
being called home by the serious illness |
of his brother.
Col. Phil, l.oekett left yesterday on a j
business trip t ;> Grecnsb?ro und iffher i
points in North Carolina.
City Attorney Glasgow left yesterday l
on a short visit to) Lexington.
J. L. Hilt/.heinicr, of the Stbne Print
in.: and Manufacturing Company, lefl
yesterday on it visit to Pulaski.
Miss Woodson,who is attending Jlol
lins Institute, came over yesterday to
spend Sunday with home folks.
Dr. J. L. Doggett, the dentist, is out
ngain alter having been confined to his
home for some time by a serious attack
The Bluefield Telegraph said yesterday:
.1'. B. Fuller, of Roanoke, returned home
Oil No. Hi yesterday. N. P.-ttee is in Roa- j
noke oil a business trip.
POSITIVELY the last day in which to
Lret ii "Book of the Builders" with
Worlds and Journals, at ' .Jack's news
Who are the Smith Sisters:
j\ PP( UNTMENT POSTPONED.
Atlanta, Ca., Feb. 13?Tho appjint
iiiont of ii permanent receiver for the
Southern Mutual Building aud Loan As?
sociation was to-day postponed until
February '-? i". two days after the general
meeting ol stockholders.
FIGHTING JOE DEAD.
Adrian, Mo., Feb. 13.?Gen. Joe Shelby
died at his farm near here at -I o'clock
Vis/ting and 7&
Lately we have had little to say ai?>ii
have not been doing a great deal in it.
a thousand plates in our Plate Rep
engraved card in a safe place, subjci
Our charges arc as low as any you
engraving is "first cousin" to our s
benefit of the judgment and expetlen
Our PRIMTBD Visiting Cards and V
ones. He sure to see our samples and
Tj/iq Stone Sprinting an
Gdtu. ? Sfonc, SPrasi'iiont.
COULDN'T TR1JST RUSSIA.
Pitrh*, Feb. 13.?In an article ou the
situation in Crete, the Gaulois says that
the king of Greece when in Paris in No?
vember last gave the government to un?
derstand Mint his further resistance to the j
aspirations of the people of Greece was
impossible, and he was therefore com?
pelled to seek closer relations with Aus?
tria and Great Rritinn. the disposition of
Itussh) being unfriendly. The paper also
asserts that a report which had been re?
ceived! saying} that, the German emperor
made an announcement yesterday thai
he would adhere to the policy of France
and. Russia in the Mast, litis caused a
sensation in diplomatic circles. The;
Gnulois concludes by warning Germany
that the question ol Alsace-Lorraine will
not be lost sight of by Franco.
SWKRKS NKAR ItRISiTOL.
.\ large party of Swedes have arrived in
Bristol and will be settled as colonists
on the old Trigg farai near that place.?
j Nice Bright Prunes for 5c J
4 per pound ? &
I Yes, we have one thousand |
\ pounds. 9
I Also, one thousand pounds \
I nice Evaporated Apples at 5c, |
i HUNTER eg CO I
0 I 27 Salem Ave. S. W. ?
1 'Phone 198. |
it this Department, but that docs not mean we
Wc suppose we hove In the ncighliorhood of
K.isitory : we usually retain the plate (or on
:t to our customer's order.
" hear tell about," and you know coppcr-plntet
pccialty?Printing?and therefore receives the
cc Unit lias made our work the standard for all
Vcddings arc "close seconds" to the engraved
get prices before ordering.
Weyler Still Pursuing the Kneniy in
Havana, Feh. V>.?.lose Vnreln /.uregu,
a prominent physician, has been'ttrrested
on ji charge of conspiracy against the
government. The doctor's brother,
P.dunrdo, was transported to the
Chaffnrine islands some time ago.
Eight native l'hillipiuc ollirers have
hcen transfeired from the army there for
service in < !ubu.
About 800 families have itrtivetl in the
city ol Santa Clara from t'.ie country.
Their homes have been completely de?
stroyed by tin- Spanish troops, who are
burning or otherwise destroying every?
thing of value in the province outside the
cities and towns. The condition of the
refugees i-. pitiable. Many of them
were not able to obtain lodgings in the
city, h iving no money to pay therefor,
and they have been compelled to camp in
the outskirts, where they have little or
no protection from the elements.
The rebels have apparently disappeared
from the province of Santa Clara, hut it
is known that they are sheltered in the
hills, where the Spanish troops cannot
[ All the columns accompanying Gen
[ oral Weyler are said to be ^seeking them,
' but can lind no trace. As the troops
have made no attempts to enter the
hills, it is quite certain they will discover
no insurgents so loin: as the hitter re?
main eusconsed in their biding places.
General Weyler to day continued his
march through the province. His forces
are divided into three columns, he him?
self commanding the center one.
Captain Ochoa reports from Cicu
fttcgos that he "has repulsed an attack
made by about -'on rebels. He said that
it is reported that the rebels were led by
various chiefs, and that they were escort?
ing the members of t he rebel government.
This is not believed in Havana, as it is
not thought probable that such a small
number ol insurgents, when entrusted
with the duty of escorting their govern?
ment, would attack a Spanish force.
(ilVKS DIE NOT I CK.
Constantinople, Feb. 13.?The porte
has informed the powers that Tin key
will attack Greece in Tbessaly in the event
of the powers failing to rcstrain'hostile
action on the part of Greece in Crete.
the Wrong Direction.
./Etna Littiia Water from Vinton.
Wo furnish it Fl IKK to everybody, und don't want you to
feel under any obligntiooa to deul with us unless it is con?
venient for you to do so. Wo are fully equipped to serve
anyone who will favor us with their orders. We niuke a
specialty of High Class Groceries, but carry all grades.
Drink Aetna Litkin Water to our HEALTH uud you will
enjoy GO?I) HEALTH. Always on t>>p at our store.
ST. GLAIR BROS.,
9 III Joll'erHou Street
i't.oiie u l ? C. F. BLOUNT, Manager.
HAS NOT BEEN DENIED.
Application For Injunction in the Daun
less Case Not I lor ad Yet.
Jacksonville, Feb. 13.?E. O. 'Locke,
clerk of the I'nited States court for the
Southern district of Florida, returned
from Tum on this morning, where ho has
been attending the federal term of court,
which convened hist Monday. Mr. Locke
says that Judge Locke has not refused to
grant a temporary in'unction to restrain
the collector and commander of the
Boutwell from Interfering with the move?
ment s of steamer Dauntless.
The application lor the injunction was >
presented to the court by J. liart
ridge, attorney for W. A. Bishec. last.
Thursday. Friday morning Mr. Hart
ridgo called up the matter for a hearing,
but. the district "clerk 'was not. ready on
account of business belore the grand
Mr. Locke said that, he supposed the
Government would demur to'the peti?
tion, but he was willing to slate his
grounds for the granting of the petition
and let Mr. Clarke make 'his argument
whenever the court could hear the case.
This was agreed to, and Mr. 'Hartridge
presented his side of the case and the
court set next Wednesday for hearing the
argument ol Mr. Clarke against the mo?
As the matter now stands the applica?
tion for the injunction is still pending,
ami the court hits not made any an?
nouncement regarding the petition for
the injunction. Mt. Hartridge. re urned
to Jacksonville this morning.
NO CLEARANCE PAPERS.
Philadelphia, Feb. 18.?Acting upon
instructions from the Treasury Depart?
ment, Collector of the Port .lohn H. Rend
to-day withdrew the clearance papers
which had been granted the steamer
Bermuda. The order from Washington,it
is understood, is the rcsu'l of a communi?
cation from Secretary of State setting
forth that the steamer was about to en?
gage in tin unlawful operation.
j New York, Feh. 18.?The second inter
national cable chess match between ten
picked players from the United States of
America, a contest which was begun y.
tcrday morning, ended this evening short?
ly before half past 0 o'clock in a victory
for the British teams.
VIRGINIAN IN TROUBLE.
Baltimore, Feb. 115.?Edward H. Pierce,
of Christiniisburg, Vtt , a student at. the
Baltimore Medical College, was commit?
ted lor court to day charged with stub?
bing, with intent to kill, Edward I,.
Guinea, of Hngerstown, Md., a student at
the Maryland University." Tbo affray oc?
curred at the hoarding pluce?of Pierce yes?
terday. Pit reo ami Guinea hud been stu?
dents at t'ne University of Virginity to?
gether and Guinea stated that Pierce was
expelled for stealing money. Pierce made
a vi ions lunge at Guinea, stubbing him
between two ribs, lie then slashed at
his thront. At the henriug to-day Piene
s lid his brother was ujudgc in Virginia,
lie insisted on taking his case to court,
but after he had been committed and could
nut Lie! bail, WUntl d to have it settled be?
ll in- Police .1 ttstice Grannnn. Haine? was
captain of tin- Virginia football team bov
oral years and last winter, managed the
University of Maryland tcl'.m am! played
AS^VIEWED IN LONDON." ""
London, Feb. 151.?Mrs. Bradley-Mar?
tin's-fancy dress hall has vied with the
Crctnh crisis for prominence in the col?
umns of the London newspapers this
week. The fact, that the London Times
printed a long special dispatch about a
purely social event in New York upon it-,
solon'.ucst page of latest intelligence is
what the Americans may not appreciate
but to the English ml ml Is sontcthnig out
I of t he common
1 Doll biibies, doll babies, doll babies.
Gravutt's Fair, '.I Salem tvenue.
Building, Rie i Paving Blick
Capacity 40,000 Per Day.
Write lor Pricoa to
6. R. PIERPONT, Salem, Va.
Of Muslins, Sheetings, White Goods, Linens, Wash Goods, Cotton Diapers, &c.
SWEEPING REDUCTIONS.-?We have re-filled our garret with the new
things of the season. The prices named below are representatives of the best
values we have ever had to offer to our customers in Roanoke:
COTTONS M SHEETINGS.
This department Is now Oiled with
just such things ao you want right now, j
to begin spring sowing. ?
2 "iOO yards ATtdrtscogtfin Bleached
Muslin, worth 7c, reduced to r.c.
2,SCO yards "Fruit cf the Loom"
B eached Muslin, reduced to 6J<C.
2 000 yards ?no i'orcalo, new spring |
styles, principally the H^c quality, i
fu 1 :.?'. inch ?>! wide?only Sc.
Extra heavy Unbioactif d Co'.ton, full
30 inch, penally worth ?'>c. for only f.c ;
Three thousand yard* v;;ry best in- ,
d*.go B ue Calico, only 4'4c.
u t Unbleached (Sheeting, tnoasurea 81
itichea wide, tell standard quality,
worth 2ftc reduced to 15c
Hi-4 ill ached Sheetii.g, full Standard
quality, measures 90 inoors wid., worth
vf'C ar..i v.oif isgoea for 20c
0?4 full standard IB one bed Shotting,
meaturea ^1 inches wide (worm 23 per
crnv. more), ndtc0d to 10.'.
F ur thouHMid yirdi Lar.civ.pr and
Amasstoag mllla Apron Checket (Itng
ham, tboao aro worth now 0c?cur pr.ee
Another case best grade Shl'tlng '
<Jrinn in the new sprB'g Percale atylea ;
PRINTED DlffiiriES ftND UMMS.
Advance sale o? Summer Fabrics ;
Mow Is *.ho time *.o make tip your warm
w?attaer dr**f" s aod ?bin; w.tis.s SPE?
CIAL PRICKS to etart the eea?on.
One 0*86 due corded Dimity, 3d It cbrs
wide, the no .% spring stvlea, the rOjUlar
lSXc kind? special at Sc
Out) cisn pretty Batiste Lawn, ropre
Ben:ing the nov/ Idea*,full 30 Incbna
wide, regular prlco \~y,z - special at Hie.
One nato Duchess Jaconet, b?aut'?fui
Styles ju85 opened, nov.; s -i'.a hits than
l2Hc?special rv ice.
Big roductions In best grade Cotton
27 inch, worth 75c, reduced to ?'?9c.
24 " " 70c " tiOo.
22 " " Ore " 55c.
20 " " 00c " 50c.
18 " .'?Co " 45c
23 inch euro Linon Diaper, only 51 50
piece of 10 yards.
unens! linens h
Wo nauon below some of thr? h'ggcst
values ever ?.rough* to the attention of
rf tho trade in this section. House?
keeper j Should ruakn auro that they m ?
vestlgato this claim.
04 inch extra heavy Uahlcacbed all
pure linen Damask, regular prico 50c,
and it giea at r.' s
58 i? ch Itieanhnd Damask, cx .rr,
heavy and pure linen, worth lie?now
02 Inch fine H'eac'ied Damask, a rpj<
ular O'lH'c grads?now cn>y 50c
54 inch half-bleach linon Dimask,
others go'. 330 f jr it?only 25s.
01 luch rx'ra weight scf bletcb,
Gorman linen Damask, former CH ! i^rado,
00 inch (.! Tmin linen, extra weight
end soft bleich ?Cheap It 85c?now only
72 inch vry tine li.^mui Dtmask.
Fleur de L'i und Snow-drun dealgnt;
our r?gular$t 25 linen?now $1.
Extra tjuality 10 Inch I nhleschod
Butcher's Liren, regular value :i3o, at
20 inch illeached Royal Art Blnen,
warranted hand-made, purn Dresden
flax, ought to be 37>tfo?only 25c.
45 Inch Bleaobed Art Linen for tablo
covers, bcarfs and curtain pieces, only
1? inch Uemftltotaed Llnon, bieeched,
for bureau scat fa and tray cloths, others
got 37 J-.;r.?->ur price 25o.
IS inch 1'nblcachecl Bu'chcr'a Linen,
3t'. inch Bl?acbod Ltnsn for email
Dollies, fine thread?only 25c.
WHITE GOODS SPECIALS.
Three thousand yards White Checked
Muslin, special valu? at 52, worth 7c.
Due ea^e White India Lawn 32 inches
wide?cheap at 7c, -pecial at 5c.
Fine Corded Dimity that others get
17c for?special value with us at 12}<c
Baautifnl L*cd?Siriped India Linens,
sells regularly at 17c?now 12'4o
India Linens?three big special? (2<
yard piecf-a) don't fail to 6ee them?8j,
101 and 15s.
40 inch India Lawn, Hheor, usually
12*-4c ?only 10c.
40 inch India Lawn?tho usual 15c
40 loch India Lawn, well worth 20:,
FINE C&MBRIS MUSLINS. PRIESTLEY'S BLICK GOODS.
Looedale Cambric, good quality, 8u
incnes wide, only 8c
An excellent grade Lonsdalo Cambric
Finest Lonsdale, French finBh, lc>?c.
Fine CbarnolR-flniabnd Lorn? Cloth,
12-yard pleoea, usually 81 35 pi co ?only
Fine Cambric of a nice w6ic;ht for la?
dles' and children's Summer Underwear,
j put ud In 12-yard lengths. 32 inoheB
' wide, 73c piece. 36 inches wtie, '.iSc
Fine Soft Nainsooks, 80 Indien wide,
throe special big valuas, formerly 20c.
25c and 33c, reduced to 17c, 20c, and
I A big lino of the ever popular Corset
I Waists now rnadv:
See our No 2 Babies' Waists, ail
sl/.'s, at 25c
Our new Bay's and Girl's Wniet Is a
groan thine S-e tho Now Improved
No. 4 Waist ai 5Cc.
Dr. Warner's ' Perfection" WaiHt tor
YouDg Ladle* 12 to 17 years?wear 1?
for he.'nth and b??uty?75c.
Or Warner's "Perfection" Waist for
Ltdles, both atcel fronts and button
front >, only 81.
EMBROIDIRIES ANS UCES
Havo you attended our big i?pr:ng nalo
of embroldorie?? Tho values ar<> uu
preoedented. Speolahi at -ic. 5e, oc, 7j,
8e 10c. l2Hc onJ up to the fingst.
Insertions to match everything.
Finn Eiubr Hartes in eo'a
Big linn new Val La:^srcadv MondAy.
OVELTY DRESS GOODS.
Sao the new ideas for nnHy r-pr?rg
Hcsr In Colored Noveliy Stuff :
36-Inch tiny checks In bilk and woM
mixtures m 50c a yard.
37 Inch "S^lt and Pepn*-r" Invisible
Checks?nobhy?*tfdc a yard.
3S incn *>ilk s?:d Wool 'Salt r.nd Pep?
per" Noveltlca--rieh?50a a yard.
One case boys' and girls' double
thread Black Hohe, ribbed and seamless,
extra long, donbiert kn^'-s, aolea and
\o>'?worth 17 c?only 13%c.
Oaa ca*e extra leiiRth Loss' and trirls'
Hose, ribbed and seamleas, a i;ooi 12>^c
value? for lOe'pa'r.
Uqo case ladles' ?nn-gango reamiess
f?st black hC8J, good value at 10c pair,
only 12 '4c.
Just received an elegant Hoe of tho
world-famed black dreas goods from the
factory of B. Priestley & Co., of Brad?
ford, England. Did you ever wear
Priestley's'.' Look at these:
42 inch silk-warp Poplin, a late thing
42 inch Crystal Rep?SI yard.
42 inch tllk-warp Cropa Cloth, regular
value everywhere. 51.50 ?our price SI 25
11 inch oilk-warp Eudora, an Improve
iconton Henrietta, others want SI 50
fcr this aort?81.25 yard.
FINE BLACK GOODS.
If you want to soo iho things that aro
; to bo worn this teafioo, drop in and look
: at the lattst importations. Tne?n aro
strictly the conecs things. PRICES
50 inch Black Estral, tho latost for
; olgn Idea. 87>4C
50 inch Fancy Granite, a now thing of
' special desirability for separate skirta,
[ only 81 yard.
48 inch new "three-thread" Granite,
strictly up-to-date, only 75c.
50 inch Etaintnu, the gr<iat Parisian
favorltp, 81 yard.
50 inch Engliih Canvap. one of the
lromnnaoly popular, SI yaru.
43 Inch ail wool Canvaa, insload of
50 inch Quaker Grey Silk-warp Glo
J ria. regular value SI 50?for only 8l 25.
: I TAKE ONE.
Call ,e.nd pot a March Fashion Sbe^t
?Butterlok's Pattoriis (ihey fit) for
Mirch no* roady.