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The months for renewing
and healing in the
The months] for new life, new energy, new blood
men and women.
The months when our need of help from medicine
greater than at any other time of year.
The months when Hood's Sarsaparilla will do us the
most good because we are all now especially
susceptible to benefit from this medicine.
The months when Hood's Sarsaparilla is taken by
the millions because they have found that it is
the medicine which does them good.
The months when you should take Hood's Sarsapa?
rilla, because it will purify, vitalize and enrich
your blood, and put you in good condition to
resist the debilitating effects of changeable,
warmer weather. Try it now.
Satisfied with Hood's.
" For several years I have taken two or
three bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla every
spring for eradicating the humors in tho
blood and for building up tho Bystem
generally. My experience with Hood's
Sarsaparilla has been very natisfactory."
Qeo. Fhank, caro of D. M. Ferry & Co.,
Croat Blood Purifier.
"Hoods Sarsaparilla is our family
physician ond I believo it needs no rec?
ommendation. Wherever it has once been
used there can be no substitute for it, as
a blood purifier." Miss C. A. Elliott,
Builds Up tho System.
" I havo taken Hood's Sarsaparilla for
weakness with which I was a sufferer in
tho spring, and I have found it the best
medicine to creato on appetite and build
up tho strength that I have ever taken,
and I recommend it highly." J. F.
Ward, Labelle, Ohio.
Keeps tho Stomach In Order.
"I keep Hood's Sarsaparilla in the
houso all the time and regard it as tho
best spring medicine I can find. It has
proved beneficial in keeping my stomach
in order, and since I began taking it I
can eat anything I wlab." H. Stone,
Is soil by all druggists. Price $1; six for $*>. Prepared only by
C. 1- Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. Tho Host Spring Medicine.
? The Virginia Brewing Co.'s
ow On Draught
All orders for Kottweil Kock Heer furnished promptly
through any of our customers.
Here Are Bargains for You!
L'iirpelB and Mattings in variety, in
quality and priced
(juaeuBwnre in elegant assortment.
Sideboards and China Closets.
And especially d" we desire to call
the uttention of uiotherB to our elegant
So?* Don'i forget to inspect our line
line of FURNITURE. We can outfit
you iu plain or elegant Blyl?.
IM PORTA NT: ?Don't forget that
we cannot be uodersnld.
SO SALEM AVEJIUE.
' j^To. 5 Salem -A-^re. _
1 WALL PAPER,
Window Shades, Qy^ Oo;^+,
l\y Papel Hangers,
FIDELITY WALL PAPER CO., No. 5 Salem Ave.
Lent with its attendant period of quiet
has put an end to tho round of social
affairs which followed so clost upon each
other up to Ash Wednesday. There has
been almost nothing in the way of enter?
tainment in tho past t.vo weeks, other
than a few musical events which have
been well attended.
The past season has been 'on9 of unus?
ual activity in Koanoke. TIih number of
card parties, teas, dances and "evenings,"
was greater than for several years. This
was due partially to the fact that enter?
tainment was found to 'abe practicable at
less expense than had been supposed.
Tho mihi winter possibly had something
to do with this and almost every alfalr
was well .attended. It would, however,
be unfair not to say that among the chief
sources of pleasure with tho young peo?
ple were the Wednesday Club, the
mandolin aud guitar clubs and tho danc?
ing schools. For the first time since its
organization has a season gone by with?
out a single german by the German Glut
and they have been 'much missed. Tho
germaus that were given were small
though pleasant and possibly as enjoya?
ble as the more crowded ones ol a fow
Tho Wednesday Club will be entertain?
ed with a box or theatre party upon the
evening of Joe .leirerson's appearance in
Mr. and Mrs. McHugh ^entertained a
few friends at cards on Tuesday evening.
The prizes were won by Miss Minnie
May Kindred and Mr. Edward Hoyle Ja?
cobs Those present were che Misses
Kindred, Miss Lanidiorue, Miss Mitchell,
Miss Funkhoiser, of Staunton*. the
Missen Ktlby, Mr. aud Mrs. II. Clay Star
key, .Messrs. Nelson, Waller, Jacobs,Fair?
fax, Marston, and Judge Dupuy.
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A reception was tendered the Hon.
Win. Jennings Bryan by Mr. and Mrs.
James Marshall Heard, of Xashvil'e, on
Thursday evening of "last week. Among
the ladles who received was Miss Martha
Helle Trout, of Koanoke, who has been
spending the winter in Nashville.
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The piny for the benefit of the Public
Library will come oil immediately after
Faster. Rehearsals are beim; held once
a week and every one concerned is work?
ing hard to make the play a success.
The action of the Shcnandoah Club In
admitting a limited number of members
without the usual admission fee has bren
taken advantage of. There are about
thirty applications lor membership.
The Shakespeare Club has asked Judge
William Cordon Robertson to make the
address at their anniversary celebration,
whHh will be held some time in the near
Judginu from the " signs now evident
there will be a greater number of bicycl?
ists in Roanoke during the coming season
than ever before. Wheels are getting
cheiner and jnore within the popular
The criticism that appeared a few days
ago upon the cost of the Koanoke ger?
maus must, to those who know, appear
to have been written by some one ignor?
ant both as to these germans and the
workings cl the Academy of Music. The
last german cost, it is true, $1.50. Car
ri itres for an gvening cost each. It
was the custom with thu german club and
is now as far as possible, to hire a cer?
tain number of carriages, add the cost to
that of the german and divide the total
equally among the men present. When
this is not possible it is usual for our
men to hire a carriage, which makes two
trips, thus costing each man !?1 in addi?
tion to the cost of tin- german. In good
weather those ladies living near the hotel
never object to walking. It may be said
that Koanoke germans, as a rule, never
cost any one man over ?1 50 and that a
careful observance will find that of all
the young men here who take ladies to
the theatre constantly the men who at?
tend the germans are the most frequent.
Did the street cars run to all parts of the
city and at convenient hours they would
most certainly be utilized. They would
be far more comfortable than on theatre
nights when people are forced to hang on
as best they can. Desirable seats at tho
theatre when Sol Smith Russell was here
cost ?1.23 each. For Jefferson they will
cost >?2 each. It is a man's own fault if
a german costs him or more than $2.50
again. The frequency of our germans,
it is true, is something startling and may
have accounted for tho small number of
desirable attractions at the Academy of
BUCKLEX'S ARNICA SALVE.
The Best .Salve in the world for Cuts,
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chil
blains, Corns, anil all Skin Eruptions,
and positively cures Piles, or no pay re?
quired. It is guaranteed to give perfect
satisfaction or money refunded. Price 2.")
cent s per box. For sale at Massie's Phar?
macy, 100 Jefferson street, Roanoke.
SOMETHING TO KNOW.
It may be worth something to know
that the very best medicine for restoring
the tired-out nervous system to a healthy
vigor Is Electric Bitters. This medicine
is purely vegetable, acts by giving tone
to the nerro centres in the stomach,gently
stimulates the Liver and Kidneys and
aids these organs in throwing oil' impur?
ities in the blood. Electric Hitters im?
proves the appetite, aids digestion and is
pronounced by those '. who have tried it.
as the very best blood purifier and nerve
tonic. Try it. Sold for 50c or $1.00 per
bottle at Massie's Pbarmuc, 100 Jefferson
THE GRANDEST REMEDY.
Mr. Ii. 1'?. Greeve, merchant, of Chil
hnwie, Va., certifies that he had con?
sumption, was given opto die, souirht all
medical treatment that money could pro?
cure, tried all cough remedies that he
could hear of, but got no relief: spent
mnnv nights sitting up in a chair: was
induced to try Dr. King's New Discovery
and was cured by use of two bottles. Fol
past three years has been attending to
business, and says Dr. King's New Dis?
covery is the grandest remedy ever made,
as it has done so much for him and also
for others in his community. Dr. King's
New Discovery Is guaranteed for Coughs,
Colds and Consumption. It don't fail.
Trial bottles free at Hassle's Pharmacy,
1 ^5 Jefferson street.
If you oncdise it you will never again
be without it. Pond's Extract is nature's
own remedy for aches and pains.
Perfect bearings are of vital
importance in your bicycle.
Waverlcy bearings ore true,
and remain true. A new and
simple principle. Dust proof,
'07 "Waverleys aro built for
those who desire the finest
product of mechanical skill,
regardless of cost.
For those who want a good bicvele nt a
low price, wo continue mnkingV> Wav?
erleys, improved and perfected?$60.
Indiana Bicycle Co., Indianapolis,Ind.
One Gent a Word Each Insertion,
FOR RENT?An ice 'plant. Apply to
Pedlgo-Ucller Real 'Estate Co., Jefferson
TWO OF THE BEST AN1> MOST
conveniently located front'rooms for rent
on Campbell avenue, No. 405. Apply at
101 Jefferson ?treet. II 21-2t.
FOR SALE?A first-class family rig.
consisting of horse, buggy and harness.
A bargain. Address "P. B.," Times
ofllce. 3 21-tf
FOR SALE.?A $75 Parlor Organ in
good order for $15. Call at No. 2S Sixth
avenue s. w 8 '21 lw
FOR SALK.?A bay mare four years
old, baggy and harness. Apply to MRS.
X. V. WAIN WRIGHT, near Crozer Fur?
nace, City. 3- 18-lw
FOR SALK?Full unlimited scholarship
In the Koanoke National Business Col?
lege. Apply at Tho Times ofllce.
FOR SALE OR RENT.?The property
known as the Western Hotel at Fincas
tle, Va Thehotelad.joinsthecourthon.se.
two story brick, twenty-seven rooms,
good garden an:l stable. Address A.
M'CAHTNEY, Ripley Mills, Va. 3 U-lu:
FOR SAKE.?Two A. I. No. 1 high
graded Jersey Cows with calves at their
sides. Apply to ROUT. T. GOODMAN,
near Hollins, Va. 3!? 2w
NOTIOK OK MKKTINO.
NOTICE.?The regular annual meeting
of the shareholders of the Koanoke Build?
ing Association and Investment Company
will be'beld at the ofllce of the treasurer.
Masonic building, corner Jefferson and
Campbell streets, Roanoke, Va., 01. the
15th day of Apr'l, bS!>7, at S o'clock p.m.,
when an election for otlicers will be held
and such other business transacted as
may properly come before the meeting.
1). II. MATSON. A. .1. LOUGH ERY,
THE REGULAR ANNUAL MEET
ing of the stockholders of the Roanoke
Street Railway Company will be held in
the ollice of the secretary in the Terry
building, in the city of Roanoke, Vn.,
Saturday, April 10, 1807, at 12 o'clock
GEO. C. M'CAHAN, Secretary.
THE REGULAR ANNUAL MKKT
ing of the stockholders of the Roanoke
Electric Light.and Power Company will be
held in the ollice of the secretary In the
Terry building, in the city of Roanoke,
Va., Saturday. April 10, 'lS'.lT, tit 12:80
o elock p. nt.
(3KO. C. M'CAHAN, Secretary.
WANTED.?Salesman for Roanoke and
on the road t.o sell our Hue line of hottse
nold goods on 11 onthlv payments.
STANDARD INSTALLMENT CO., 84
KP KCl * I. NOT ICK.S.
NOTICE.?Those having brick and
Btono work or vitrified brick pavements
to be laid would do well to call on or ad?
dress J. T. Falls, the practical contractor
and builder. Also all kinds of carpenter
work, plastering, painting, kalsomining
and paper hanging done 011 short notice.
All work guaranteed. J. T. FALLS, No.
ll!S Fifth .avenue n. e., Koanoke, Va.
: DANGERS OF THE GRIP.
The greatest ganger from La Grippe
is ol its resulting in pneumonia. If rea
gonable care is used, however, and Cham?
berlain's Cough Remedy taken, all dan?
ger will be avoided. Among the tens of
thousands who have used this remedy
for la grippe, we have yet to learn of a
single case having resulted in pneumo?
nia, which shows conclusively that this
remedy '.s a certain preventive of that
dread disease. It. will effect a permanent
cute in less time than any other treat
inent. The 25 and 50 cent sizes for sale
by II. C Harnes, "He Puts up Prescrip?
All persons troubled with coughs,
colds, hoarseness, son' throat, etc., will
find immediate relief by using Smith
Bros.' Cough Drops. Public speakers,
singers, etc , are invited to try them.
One of these drops put in the mouth la
fore going to bed loosens the phlegm and
causes the patient to 1 njoy a comfortable
night's rest. For sale by .1. .1. Catogni,
Sah in avenue confectioner.
RHEUMATISM QUICKLY CURED.
After having been confined to the house
foi eleven days and paying out $25 in
doctor bills without benefit, Mr. Frank
Dolson, of Sttult Stc. Marie, Mich., was
cured by one bott'.e of Chamberlain's
Pain Halm costing 35 cents and has not
since been troubled with that CO H plaint.
For sale by II. C. Barnes,)"He Puts up
*re But little What We'll Do to Wake Sales Great.
m THERE IS ATO PLACE LIKE
34 Salem Avenue,
TQ GIT YOUR FULL MONET'S WORTH.
No. 3 ?
No. 1??lack F.gured AI- <j>| ^ Q
?ck Figured AI- <?j QQ
; New styles and hotter qualities
Come and See These.
No. 11?Plain. .10c
No. 27?Embroidered Neck...
No. 35?Embroidered Neck
No. 74?Ofttrihrlo, wlita Em A C^kg-k
bto'dored Yoke and Sleeves T*^^C/
No 05?Giro brio, with Em
brtidered Yoku and Sleeves OV_/l_/
No. 80?Cambric, with Jcm
hroldoroj Yoko and Sleeves
r. & g. )
We will have on
pale ibi* week One
No. 42?Tucked and Embroid O
N" ?.)3?Caiubrfc,'.Deep Rut
No. 71?Cambric, TucVea En
broidery and Deep Ri 111 is.. v_/V-/V_*
No 85?Cambrlo.Tucked. Em "7 f^f\
broidery and Deep Kuril <e.. / <-/v-?
General and Nervous Debility.
Weakness of Ilorly and
Wind, Kllects of terrors
or Excesses In Old or
Younjr. Robust, Noble
Manhood fully Restpred.
How to ICnlnrire und
?Strengthen Weak, l'n
| developed Portions of
llody. Absolutely un?
failing nomo Treatment.
?Benefits In a day.
Men "testify" from 50 States and Foreign
Countries. Send for Desrriptlvo Honk, ex?
planation and proofs, mailed (sealed) freo.
ERIE MEDICAL CO..Buffalo, M. Y.
Tetter, Salt-Rheum and Eczema.
The intense itching and smarting, inci?
dent to these diseases, is instantly allayed
by applying Chamberlain's Eyo and
Skin Ointment. Many very bad cases
have been permanently cured by it. It
is equally efficient for itching piles and
a favorite remedy for sore nipples,
chapped hands, chilblains, frost bites
and chronic sore eyes. 25 cts. per box.
Dr. Cady's Condition Powders, are
just what a horse needs when in bad
condition. Tonic, blood purifier and
vermifuge. They are not food but
medicine and the liest in use to put a
horse in prime condition. Price 25
cents per package._
The Oldest Hardware
Firm in Roanoke.
We have been here since
1888, and are as healthy as
ever, We pay cash for our
goods and guarantee every
price we make.
Gome and see us,
&207 COMMERCE STREET S. W.
We aro nhleto *ivt> you money on piper hang?
ing, puiiitinv. Kal?omiLiug und ilmirauin'.
C<'l and rxsmlne onr hirjje- un.l complete line
of IS 17 will pap r utslgui?.
Personal or null order* will rccelro prompt at?
tention In rlt) or vicinity.
southern decorating co,,
:ii OIIL'RCU AVENUE 8. E.,
?'THE MORE YOU SA
I REMEMBER." ONE
No. 31 ?Tuoked.,
No. 43?Tucked. Embroidered
and Ruffld. Vjfc/O
No. 53 ? Embroidered and QOn
No. 74?Cambric, Tucked and
No 65?nlualln, Lace loser- f~\CD/-?
tlon and Lace Frill. t/OO
No. 90?Muslin. Lac? In- CD1 QQ
serilon and Lice Frill, vP-L.Ot/
No. 87 ? Muslin, with two <j*"l OQ
wideEmbroidery Ruffles vpl.Oc/
No. 31?Rulrlod Front and QQ?
No. 43?Embroidered Yoke
and Ruffles.... . UUu
No 63?Bmbroidered and Ruf- P>Q^%
No '.M ? Embroidered Yoke. ?5Qr?
Collar anl Cuffi. Ut7U
No. 25?Embroidered Yoke r/C?
and Culf.?Sailjr Collar_ I OL?
No 70?Embroidered Yoke QQ?
and CulU-Sailor Collar_ OtyO
No. 87?Embroidered Yoke QQ/-?
and Cuffs?Satlor Collar_yOt>
No. IS?Embroidered Yoke fl? I 1 Q
and Cuffs-Sailor Collar.. ?pl.Xc7
New Lines of
Embroideries, Laces, Whlto Goods,
Dress Goods, ''.reales, Ginghams,
Etc, Arriving Dally.
4 i-2c a Yard.
4-c a Yard.
fie a Yard.
IJaiaS Schedule in Effect
November 8, 1S96.
WESTBOUND LEAVE ROANOKE
5:45 a m. (Washington nnd Chattanooga
Ilm'ted) for Bristol, Intermediate sta?
tions and the South and West. Pull?
man sleepers to New Orleans and Mem?
phis. Connects at Radford for Blue
Hold and Pocnhontaa.
4:25 p. in., the Chicago Express for Rad?
ford, Bluefield, Pocahontas, Kenova,
Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis,
Kansas City, Columbus and Chicago.
Pullman Buffet Sleeper Koanoke to
Columbus. Also for Pulaski, Wythe
ville, Bristol, Knoxville, Chattauooga
and intermediate points.
TRAINS ARRIVE AV ROANOKE.
From Norfolk 5:30 a. m.; 4:15 p. in.
From Hagerstown 5:110 a. m.; 4:10 p. m.
From Winston 1:15 p. in.
From Bristol and the West 1:35 p. m.:
11:10 p. m.
NORTH AND EASTBOUND, LEAVE
1:50 p in. for Petersburg, Richmond and
1:45 p. in. for Washington, Hagerstown,
Philadelphia and New York.
11:30 p, in.lfor Richmond and Nor.'olk.
PullmnnTsleepers Koanoke to Norfolk
and Lyuchburg to Richmond
11:25 p. in. ( Washington and Chattanooga
limited) for Washington, Hagerstown,
Philadelphia and New York. Pullman
sleepers to Washington via. Sheuan
doah Junction and Baltimore and Ohio
Durham Division?Leave Lynchburg
(Union station) daily 4:00 p. in. for
South Boston and Durham and inter?
mediate slat ions.
Winston Salem Division?Liave Koanoke
(Union "station) daily 2:00 p. in. and
8:00 a. in. daily, except Sunday (Camp?
bell street station) for Rocky Mount,
Martinsville, Winstou-Salem andintei
For all additional information apply
at ticket office or t<> W. B. Bevlll, General
Passenger Ageut, Koanoke. Va.
M. F. Bragg, Traveling Passenger
At torney at-Law and Commissioner
Lock-Box 110. Koanoke. or Room 10,
Second Floor Kirk Law Building.
132 Salem Ave.
Loan & Trust Cot.
,Y THE LESS PEOPLE
I WORD WITH YOU