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Now is the time to make up foi
the coming summer, ami
avoid sewing during the
New 36-inch All-wool Dress
Goods, in small and white
checks, only 25c per yard.
New Covert Cloths, beautiful
spring shades, twc-tonsd
effect, only 75c; just the
thing for tailor-made suits.
Twenty Oress Patterns?just the
thing for the coming spring
(eight yards to the pattern),
only 75c per yard, worth
100 pieces Black Oress Goods,
in plain and fancy, at prices
ranging from 25c up.
Wg feel assured that we can
sava you at least 25 per
csnt. on your purchases.
Wash Goods Department,
Ne# Percales, 36 inches wide,
only 8c yard.
New Cambric-Finished Percales.
36-inches wide, only! 2^c.
New Outings, just the thing for
Wrappers, only 10c per yd.
New Outings, suitable for Coys'
Shifts, at 8c.
New spring line Vicuna Cloth,
for wrappers, at 10c yard.
New line of Shrunk Duck, only
IQc per yard.
White Gauds Department.
200 places white' Check Nain?
sook at 6c, 7c, 8c, 10c,
!2Mc and 15.
200 pieces White India Linen,
regular goods, at''5c, 8c,
10c, I2^c and up
We and Colored Organdy (two
yards wide) at 25c, 35c
impsrial Long Cloth, chamois
finish 12 yards for $1.15.
BLEACHED 1?HIBIJEMHED COTTONS
Wamsutta 4-4 Bleached at 10c
Best qualiiv 4-4 Lonsdale Cam?
bric at 10c.
Best quality 7 8 Cambric at
Lockwood 10-4 Bleached Sheet?
ing at 20c.
lockwood 9-4 Bleached Sheet?
ing at 18c.
Mohawk 8-4, 9-4 and 10-4 Un?
bleached Sheeting, I2^c,
15c and 18c.
Full line of Hamburg Edgings and
Insertions, on Cambric,
Nainsook and Swiss, at 4c,
5c, 6c, 7c, 8c, 9c, !0c
Full line of forshon and Valen?
, LACE 1CHEHILE CURTAIN DEFT.
Lace Curtains at 75c, $1,
$1.25, $1.50, and up.
Chenile Curtains, ail colors,
from $2.50 per pair up.
No charge made for Poles and
t>W>ratort for ite yrent WvciInK "trcnr th ntid
hcnltlitulnrf<?. <V*eu-i'i< tec ku? HlltttCVt alum I
and ?11 forum of ulu.unit lot. common lo cbc<t|>
KovAt. Uakiru Powimii Co.. Now York.
Remember that we inaugurated ;v year
ago the now popular prices, !j?).7? und }4
lor coal. Sit'- We lead, others some?
time, follow. I. H; WILKINSON & Co.,
I0'2 Third street s w. 'Plume 210.
Half seasoned sawed oak Mocks are |
best for the new style of stoves. We
have them. Also Alma coal lit $51 75 pet
ton. Fonrd Coal Company, 20 1 2 Salem
HKAPQUARTERS KOK BICYCLES.
We have secured the agency for the
Lance bicycle, One of the best and tin?
fastest wheel;; on tile market;. Strictly
lirst class in every particular.' Two
uradcs to select from. Don't buy your
'!)V bicycle until von inspect, the Lance.
OVERSTREET & TH CRM AN,
20 Campbell avenue s. w.
W. I?. Daniel, the coal "and ft cd man.
is agent for the 'Stcpheuson adding ma?
chine. If von want one call at his office
tu- write to him at once.
PREPARE FOR WAD.
Shoulder your musket and march to
Land and Sea. Lande?, See? the 50 cent
photos, ti for ."id cents for this week.
LANDES, 1!) 1 2 Salem avenue.
REDUCING THEIR FORCE.
Several of the employes of the Roanokc
Machine Work.- have been laid oil tempo
rurally on account of not. having sulllcient
repairina to do at pr.-sent to justify them
in continuing their present force. There
have been very lew wrecks on the Norfolk
and Western lately and the shops have
not been kept so busy as is usual. A ru?
mor to the effect that the East End round
house will be discontinued and only the
,oneht the West End used, is denied by
the ofllclula of the road.
NEW ROOKS FOR THE LIBRARY.?
The following books have been placed
on the shelves of the public library: "'On
the Face of the Waters," by Mrs. F. A.
Steele: ''Black Diamonds," by Mauris
Jokni; "Phroso," by Anthony I lope: "The |
Honorable Peter Sterling," by Paul Ford;
??The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth,',1 by
M. A. S. Hume. "Trooper Peter ITftljct,"
by Olive Bchreluer; "Mnrg.iret Ogllvle,"
by .1. M Barrie.
J DIED AT IIOLiTlNs!
Ruth BaskervilleAinswnrth.nged nine,
i teen months, daughter of Col. X. B. Alns
j worth, died at. Rollins on March 7 ami
was buried at Fincastle on March s.
Don't miss the "Boston Stars" at the
Academy Friday night. Prices :i."i and 50
cents. Seats at Johnson & Johnson's.
A PRIVATE RECITAL.
Th Columbia, S. ('., State said in a re?
cent issue: Mrs. IL 11. Iluggins, of Ron
noke, Ya.. gave a delightful piano recital
loa very select number of person-, at the
home of her father, Prof. Plate.corner As- ,
sembly and Senate streets, yesterday af- I
ternoon. M-s. Iluggins is a very accom?
plished pianiste and but fee.- who have I
played in Columbia recently have shown
greater talent, and culture. Her tech?
nique is nil thai can be desired. Tie se?
lections which she rendered yesterday af?
ternoon were diflicult and '.showed to ad?
vantage her thorough mastery of the
piano. Grands Fantasie et variations de
Bravura stir une Cnvatined'Aumi Bolena
pour le piano, by .Theodore Dohler, ami
CoilCCrtll in d Minor, by Mendelssohn,
were the selections. They were played
with unusual expression and feeling.
Those wiio heard Mrs. Iluggins are to be
GONE FOR NEW GOODS
W. C. Burn's, president and general
manager of the Brotherhood Mercantile
Company, which recently "purchased the
clothing stock of C. A.?Thomas, left yes?
terday for New York and other Northern
cities to purchase a spring ami summer
supply of clothing and gents' furnishing
gootls for his company.
An entertaining programme by the
"Boston Stars" at the Academy Friday
AN AMATEUR GAME.
The Park Street, and Bolmont baseball
teams met on the diamond yesterday and
the former team batted cut a victory, the
score standing 20 to 7. Ratterics: For
Park Street, Starkey and Trent: for Bel
niont, Pritchard and Wade. Umpire.New
ham, who deserves credit for his impar?
tial decision*: The feature of the game
was Starkey's pitching, lie showing good
speed and effective control.
A PLEASANT PARTY.
A number of young people enjoyed
themselves thoroughly at- a party [given
lit the residence Tot Mr. and .Mrs. .lohn
While at No. 1101-2 Salem avenue hist
Rock bottom prices on special lines of
shoes for a few days at Mangos & Payn
Now's the 1
To p'ant G*rdi>n
and they are fresh.
e ilow be
"Proscriptions Filled Only
STILL IN THE RING,
Bullding and Loan Associations1,
Win Every Time,
Several very interesting decisions have
been Hied by Judge Dupuy in the circuit
court in regard to Building and :oau as?
sociations. One of these makes n ue\> ap?
plication of the doctrine Inid down in the
case ol Hunford vs McVeigh, as to
usury, and miotber holds that a lceal
beard does not always make a contract
subject to the laws of Virginia.
The opinion rendered in the case of .1.
M. Ware against the Bankers Loan and
Investment Company is regarded as most
Tin- plaintiff subscribed for stock ami
borrowed money from the respective de?
fendant companies, and afterwards
brought suit alleging that their contracts
At a former'term the court held that
these coutracts should bo hold us to be
performed in Virginia, and the causes
were referred to a commissioner to ascer?
tain the amounts due from the parties
respectively. The reports are now in and
tie.- question before the court is as to the
proper application, or whether there has
lieen any application of certain payments
which it is conceded these parties have
made. Upon tills depends the amount ol
the liability of the said Ware & Hudson,
under the doctrine of the recent case of j
Munford "8. McVeigh. The opinion re?
cites t he facts in the case, and shows that
there is no contract as to the amount or
dates of the payments, but the question
is as to the application. On this (point
the court says:
"1 think the contract and "the laws of
? be two companies provide when and bow
these payments shall be applied. It
seems to me that the dttes were applied
directly towards the payment of the stock
subscribed, as they were paid into the
Company month bv month. The premium
and interest wjre turned Into a common
fund, and the^profits, if any, upon this
fund were applied at the end of each
quarter as payments on the stock. If the
turning Into the common fund of these
payments of premium and interest was
not per sc an application, then it seems
that the quarterly apportionment of the
profits of this fund, and the application
of such profits as payments upon the
stocks, will be regarded as an applica?
tion, anil to this latter view I prefer to
THE METHODIST CONFERENCE.
Conference, hit has come to town.
Preachers, deacons llyin' 'round.
Coats so long and hats so high,
(Jot tb" dibble on the My.
Chicken meat has took a rise,
Vidier legs is at a prixe;
Chickens wouldn't Ik- so dear.
If conference'didn't meet each year;
Yet we like to have 'em here,
'Cause the)' point us out so (dear.
What's the way we ought to j_-o.
Such good men we know they know.
Then again they're not like sonic,
Come hero and get. full on rum,
(Join' 'rouril and causin' trouble.
Gettin' folkscs in a muddle:
They go lout; and do what's right,
Treatin' everybody white,
All a tryln' to do good.
And a wishin1 that you would.
Welcome! conference to our town.
Like to have you preachers 'round.
Hope we'll treat you while you're here,
So you'll come another year.
Shenandoah Mandolin and Guitar Club
at Christian Church Friday night.
WANTED A DIVORCE.
An old darkey walked into the clerk's
oftlce yesterday morning with a pile of
about fifty letters and said he wanted a
divorce from his wife. Tin- clerk asked
him upon what grounds and'.he said all
he would have to do was to read the let?
ters to see that he bad been mistreated,
and in addition to the grievances that
would he evidenced by a careful perusal
of the letters, she hail made dim sleep on
the floor the night before. II?? was ad?
vised that a divorce could not lie granted
on these grounds, so went out to hunt up
additional evidence of malt te it tneut.
Don't miss the "Boston Stars11 at. the
Academy Friday night. Prices 115 and 50
cents. Seats at Johnson & Johnson's.
I lands were at work yesterday laying
the foundation for an extension of the
Kusenbaum store on back from Salem
avenue to Campbell avenue. The addi?
tion will be two stories and will make
one of the nicest store rooms in the city
when completed. The work will be push?
ed to completion as fast as the weather
Tilts SKASON WE'VE addkd
BICYCLE St'lTS, AKVTIIIXU VOt!
LIKE AXll at LITTLE cost.
St its rho.m $3.50 to $15.00
Wk'vk EVERYTHING ELSE THAT
MisTEtt Wheelman seeds;
Cai's. Bi?.ts. Hose. Swi: ati.i:-.
Si I'fOUTEUS, Etc.
GILKESON & TAYLOR,
IlATTEICS and FUltXISIIKItS.
.\i.WV PEOPLE IN' TOWN.
Vcsterdny was the first fair day we have
had for some time and as a consequence a
large number of country people were in
town. The wagon space around the inar
] ket was crowded ami everybody seemed
to he out enjoying the bright sunshine.
Dixie Quartette at Christian Church
j to-morrow night.
I STUDENTS' CONCKKT.
j Mrs. (ieo. Gravatt's music c lass will
l give a students' concert to their friends
' this evening at S o'clock, at her residence
on Henry street. Miss,Agnes Stone and
Miss MIn Beckley will assist with vocnl
solos und a very attractive programme
has been prepared for.the occasion.
Seeds. We have Itl'E<Vl"S SEEIIS,
RDS: A Choicj Assortment.
by OradnateS In Pharmacy."
3 XhSP , Cci. shiem avc aiiJ Jeff. St.
TRUST COMPANY DECISION.
Judge Whittle Sustains Commis?
sioner Payne's Report.
Jutlgu Dupuy yesterday oven I eg receiv?
ed the opinion of Judge s. G. Whittle on
the exceptions to the commissioner's re?
port of the Roanoke Trust Company. The
qnest'on as to whet her or not the Trust
Company had h right under their charter,
or.the laws of the lands, to hare preferred
creditors and the correct less of the com?
missioner's report in allowing such pre?
ferences was decided in favor of the pre?
On the question as to whether or not
deposits made on the two days prior to
the failure of the company were trust
funds and should have preference over
other deposits his ruling mis that they
should not have this preference and
should share equally with the other de
The ruling on the question as to
whether or not the Bettle G. Levi tax ae
count and C. A. Meli ugh, special deposi?
tor, should get their money or share
equally with the other depositors, was
that these accounts should Iks allowed.
In the matter of the exceptions of the
Hugerstowu Hank ami the Lynchburg
Trust Company relating to offsets, the
exceptiou was overruled
The ruling on the question of commis?
sions clalmod bv~L. II. Cocke, was that
he had n right-as to the city warrants,
bitt was not entitled to commissions on
lie further ruled that the amount, paid
by I.. II. Cocke trustee, toll. M. Darnall
for services rendered was correct .and
should be allowed.
The trustee is directed to pay out what
money he h is on hand as per instruction-,
laid down in the deed.of trust.
.Indue Whittle practically sustains
Commissioner Payne's report and the de?
cisions rendi red reflect much credit upon
the ability of Mr. Payne. A decree will
at once be prepared and, on Judge Whit?
tle's return, will be entered.
TUK BEHR GRAND WILL. BE USED.
The Boston Stars are a good company,
nnd from present Indications will meet
with a hearty reception at [.the Academy
of Music on Friday night. A mngnlll
cient Behv Grand pinno will be used on
AN OPEN LEITER.
St. Louis. Mo., March 12, 1800,
Manage- Boston Stars:
Dear Sir: 1 desire to say in this connec?
tion that the entertainment, given by the
Boston Stars this year was the most- sat?
isfactory of any they have ever given heie.
and we shall hope to place them uexl
year in our new building. fJEO. T. COX
HEAD, Gen'l Secretary Y. M. C. A. ;
pJl'Phis >s after the twelfth appearance of
I he Scars. I
WANTED.?At once $700 on Improved
Roanoke property; weil located; valued at
$2,000; no encumbrances. Address ??'.).
B" Times oflice.
The Royal Insurance Company, of Liv?
erpool is the largest lire company in the
world. Have you noticed their state?
ment:- Assets over$00,000,000. Net sur?
plus over $15,000,000. Chas. Lunsford &
Son are their agents. The" pay losses
cash, because they have the cash to tit) it
With every 10 cent'purchase at. Hop
croft'?, 7 Jcilerson street. All the latest
periodicals and papers on hand. A full
stock of line cigars and tobacco.
Prompt and polite attention to all.
MONEY TO LOAN.
Pnrties desiring to borrow money in
small loans miming from $200 to $000
from tho Lynchliuig Perpetual Building
and Loan Company on improved Roanoke
city real estate will call and lib- applica?
tions with .;. \V. BOS WELL, agent,
1 Hi 1 \! Jefferson street
M.ingus Si Payntcr, the Commerce
street shoe dealer--, are offering some rare
bargains in special lines ol ladies* ami
BR I CONCF.KN.
The Webb Shoe Company and the shoe
department of I). U. Beul & Co. have
been consolidated under the firm name of
81 hert, Webb Hi Co. Their new place ol
business at 131 Salem avenue has been
enlarged by an extension of the building
through to Front street, giving the new
company ample anil elegant quarters for
their immense stock. They will in a few
days display the largest and most, varied
stock of shoes ever opened in Southwest
Virginia. They invite the public to In?
spect their goods.
WHAT MR. WHKAT HAS TO SAY
A BOUT THE RAINES BROS.'
Roanoke, Ya., March .1, 1X17.
J. 1-:. Hogers Si Co., Pinno Dealers. Roan?
Dear Sirs: In rcplv to yours of Ibis
date let, me say the Haines Bros, upright
piano, which you furnished me in my
. oncerts in the National Business College
I anil Y. M. C. A. the lirst. part of Decent*
! her, gave me great satisfaction and re
llectcd great credit on the well known
innufacturersand upon you as their rep
It was thoroughly and exhaustively
tested in the varied and elaborate pro?
gramme I prepared and executed, and in
all the special qualities which cou tituto
that noble Instrument, the modern piano?
forte, it responded with admirable pre?
cision and delicacy. Sinn-rely yours.
OF PAWNBROKER'S AUCTION
All goods left with me on or before
January 1. 1807, and not having been at?
tended to, will be sold to t he highest bid?
der on SATURDAY, MARCH 20,1807, at.
So. 1 Jefferson street.
Our $50 ?Crescent' witli
tic- famous Rnnlop Detacha?
ble tin- is tin- best value for
the money ever o He red in
this city. Come and see it.
Also "Eagles" at $30 and
.Shelby Ideal with the great
JG. \- .1. tMv. at s?o.
ROANOKK CYCLE CO.,
E. L. Flippo, Manager.
DON'T FAIL TO SEEi
Thus,, beautiful steol engrAvljfgs that
? are giving away for twenty (vrnppers
of Crystal Spring'or Ms ?' C>cj - ?->;?
Ask your grocer and bo will mow them
to you. Write your name until address
plainly and mail with the wtnppers to
the Crystal Spring Soap Co ? Rojinoke,
Carry a Larger Stock of Corsets, in the Finer and Medium Grades,
Than Any House in This Section of Virginia. We Sell Them ai
the Lowest Prices Permissible Under Contract With the Makers
Ali the Leadine; and Desirable Makes Now in Stock.
A New Addition to Our Stock for the
" HER MAJESTY'S CORSET!"
A Cut ol Which Wo Show Here:
Wo are sole agents ol this celebrated
Cor?et for Honuoke.
"Her Majesty's Corset" is probably en?
joying m larger nOlo than any high grade
Corset in the market just now.
It is especially adapted to persons In?
clined to be stout. Tili' one great feature
of ir is that it will never break. The pe?
culiar shape of the Corset obviates the
usual great inconvenience of ??breaking
in.'* It is shaped exactly to the figure.
If you have not yet been altogether suited
in a Corset, and waul one that will last,
buy ?'lier Majesty's."
It's a high grade Corset, however,
Price, io?either black or white.
Try it on our recommendation and you
will lind it the most pleasant to wear, to
be the greatest addition to your figure,
and the cheapest when the many benefits
are realized alter wearing.
" P. 0." FRENCH CORSET.
We carry a complete stock of this t ele
bratcd French-made Corset. It is a make
that has been on the market for >*-ars.
They come in different styles.
Have just added the NEW SHORT
CORSET, to be "worn with the ' I- tnplre
It's the figure you get from wc.? -e_c a
French Corset that makes tnem espe< [ally
Tin y arc. of course, all made of the
finest materials and finished in best man?
All styles of "P. D." Corsets.
?p. 1>." French Corsets, full line sizes,
white only, at $l.7o.
1)." French Corsets, white oulv.at
"P. IV Corsets, white or black, at
"R. & G," CORSETS,
MR. .v G." Corsets arc probably
most desirable of nil the domestic-)i
Corsets in the market. Wo carry;?
line and sell more than any hon
this section; All sizes and all Styles
ready. C, me to ns for .:t
"H. & G.
?K. & G.
? it & t;.'
"R ?v <;.'
white only, a
, white only, a
??.1. 15." Corsets made over the
shapes. Init much cheaper.
??.I. II." Corsets for summer wear, till
sizes, a, $1.00.
".T. 1$.'" Empire Corsets, white only, si.
These are entirely new numbers with us.
Thompson's Celebrated Glove
These Corset s'Jnce.l no introduction.
There an- hundreds of ladies who have
been using these for years and have never
found an improvement over them in an?
A full line of all sizes and all the num?
Thompson's Glove- Fitting Corset .white
or black, -it $1.
Thompson's Glove- Fitting Corset, white
or black, beautiful snaps, nice, light cor?
set, at Si 75.
Thompson's Glove-Fitting "B" Corset,
white only, nt$3.25.
DR. WARNER'S CORSETS.
Dr. Warner's Corsets have features pe?
culiar to them alone. If you need a Cor
set of this kind yon can gel it here.
' See the great, tine of Corsets car?
ried by when in need of a Corset.
206 Commerce Street.
lOi SALEM AVENUE.
HEADQUARTERS FOR EVERYTHING IN LACES!
Jnwt us pretty l.ncci? sold by us. in
White nun Itrotrr colon us ><>u
win it nil toy where atduc to 8JC, for
Choice new I,aces for Ncrk, H\eevc
or itoieru Trimming:; also wblie
and Mutter color that are hard to IE?
duplicate at ST.c, lor. I \Jb
Wide Lace*, worth f' 95.? This is a
special < tiering, which should Ik.
missed byuoobe would be cheap
ir h-df ii- wi,l? at tamo price. They AQn
go t?y Uit- >?rtl at..*riJb
Oriental,'Hatter ard White; 3to 5 p
Inches deep, tsually lue per yard, du
5 to f lucti Oriental, White ana Unt?
ier. II Hilton braid tfTecU. Worth in?
ar>c. at . IU u
7 fl'o 11 inrh Point Je Purls ami
Ventse, White and lint ir r. worth 10'?
5, s und It-Inch llroldorle Laces,
wh tr nml butter, strictly wafh
uhle; regular price 85c to 49c, at
!<>< . IS p am?1 J .?><-.
Pine Vat. Lacs and loaertingd lo
match, w.-rth from 15c to Hue per
yard, at cc and i1 c
ltuttrr Vctiiif \ n 'vke L?r<-!-, I
UV inches wtdo, wcrlh $1.M1
Net top Wees, nine- inches ?
worth t a yard ut.
t-ir rh Monsehtio do 8o'e. crSllk
ChlttOns, In llooat (inatiiv and lu
cvrry eo'ot produced No whole?
sale nr re'all hnutc orrcr- values ~]f\n
equal to this. Itgoesat. lUb