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Respectfully invite the
Ladies of Foanoke ant)
surrounding country to
our SPRING OPENING of
the best selected assort?
Embracing all the new?
est novelties, both in
colored and blacks. In
fact our stock is so large
we could not begin to
Our Wash Goods
Etamine, Lappet Stripes,
Organdy Sublime, lappet
Mull, Plain and Figured
Dimities, Valois lace Ef?
fect, Solid Colored Or?
gandies, and a dozen
other brands of wash
in Peau de Soie, Gros
Grain, Twills, Armure and
Silks for Waists
in Plain Taffetas, Fig?
ured Taffetas, Change
ab'e Taffetas, and 100
different styles of silk
for trimming?all of ihe
IIIIIIIL INVITATION EXTENDED.
26 SaleVn Avenue.
W? will announce our Millin?
ery Ooenin* Later.
Celebrated for Its great leaveidog etrenf th and
heahbtalnra*. Assures the tood afralnet alum
and all ferine ot acnltcratlon common to cheap
KoyAi. Bakiro rownin Co., New York.
SOME LOCAL NEWS
Half seasoned sawed oak blocks are
best for the new stylo of stoves. We
hnve them. Also Alma coal nt $3 76 per
ton. Foard Conl Company, 20 1-2 Salem
This Is the brand,
The miller planned
To be the finest in the land.
Now Fast and West
His Skill attest
And Pillsbury'h best leads all the rest.
Sold by HAWKINS, FIELDING & CO.,
Did you know that Biichrnch purchased
all the shoes owned by Gilkcon ifc Tay?
lor? Well he did. He will divide his bar?
gains with you. All men should come
and see. The prices are right.
CARPETS AND MATTINGS.
Durinir the next few days we exDect to
exhibit one of tho lnrgest and best se?
lected lines of carpets and mattings ever
shown in this city. The ladies are espec?
ially invited to inspect our stock before
purchasing their spring supplies.
OVKRSTRKET & THURMAN,
No. 20 Campbell avenue w.
A SERIOUS CHARGE.
George Payne and W. E. Wilineth were
arrested yesterday morning on the charge
of attempting to burn the house on
Ernest avenue occupied by Li/./.ie Danner.
The house was discovered on lire list
ntuht by Li/./.ic Danner and was extin?
guished without turning in the alarm.
An old newspaper was found sticking in
the window blinds and oil discovered on
the side of the house. These facts went
to prove that the lire was of an incen?
diary origin. Payne and Wilineth had
been in the house during the evening,
nr.d, it is alleged, threatened to burn the
house. They were near the house at the
time when the fire was discovered, and it
is alleged that one of the women heard
one ask the other why he had not thrown
the oil under the house.
PALAIS ROYAL OPENING.
The Palais Royal announces its usual
spring opening and cordially invites the
public to visit the store to-day, to mor?
row and Saturday. As usual the store
presents a most beautiful appearance.
The following gentlemen have been
summoned as grand jurors during the
session of the. hustings court, which
meets Monday: J. M. Harris. L. H.
Brugh, J. B. Updike. M. A. Johnson,
.las. A. Fishbnrn, J. C. Page.. C. A.
Thomas. IS. (i. Brindte and Thomas T.
Davis, colored. On Monday the case ol
tlie commonwealth vs. Watts will be
called, and on Tuesday, April lith. the
court will decide as to whether or not
Robert Conway shall be allowed A new
25c. and 00c. Knives at VanLear Bros.
TAKEN TO THE ASYLUM.
Keeper Smith, of the Petersburg Luna?
tic Asylum for colored neople. was in the
city yesterday and left on the noon train,
having in charge Amanda Webb, colored,
who was recantlv adjudged insane.
RESIGNED HIS POSITION.
J. A. Wnylund, who has been connected
with the electric street railway, resigned
bis position ami Ieft yesterday for Chi?
cago, where he has accepted a position
with a company of that city.
A CHANGE OF NAME.
The well known Thompson-Price Com?
pany will to-day change, the name of the
firm to The Fishbnrn Company. The
management will remain the same as it
has been under the old name.
Malt 20c. bottle. *2 doz.?VanLear Bros.
JUSTICE WOOD'S COURT.
Ben Underwood was lined *> for tres?
passing In the ;police court yesterday
morning. Biid Woody, who was arrest
ed on the charge of stealing brass from
the Consolidated Mining Com pay, gave
bail In the sum of $300 and was released
JUANITA. the Gypsy Palmist, gives
readings of past, present and future. 25c
ui). 815 Commerce street.
MRS. MOIR'9 OPENING.
Mrs. Molr announces her spring open
tng. beginning to-day and continuing
through the week. Her store at 180
Salom nrenue has never "been so com?
pletely stocked with millinery novelties,
French pattern hats and bonnets, and
everything in tu-ijj line necessnry to a
SECURED AN OPTION.
Prospectors have negotiated an option
on the farm of .Dr. Kern, near Hollins,
and will prospect for coal and natural
gas. The prospectors are confident of
MAKING BIG MONEY.
There is money to be made by the
proper utilization of the mountain
springs and lakes in Southwest Virginia.
One Koaaoke county farmer who planted
a small lake in water cress a year aeo is
now supplying the Northern cities with
daily ^shipments, the returns from* which
average about one hundred dollars a
?J Dan Aminen will lead the meeting to*
day and the lesson will be the latter part
of the thirteenth chapter of Matthew, be
ginning with the 31sfc verso. Since the
adoption of^the plan of studying the Now
Testament ~in^"regulnr order, using a
chapter^or a part of chapter each day for
a lesson, there has been a deeper interest
manifested. There were two or three
new luces present yesterday.
-We've some pretty Red
-CAP8*>V1TI1 long visohs for
-you?.1ust the k1n1> you've
-Have the Blue ones, too.
GII,KESON & TAYLOR.
PLEASED*,WITH DR. CAMPBELL.
The Norfolk Landmark yesterday said:
The monthly meeting of Makemie League
held at the First Presbyterian Church
last, night, was characterised by two
distinct feature??the musical and the
literary. As usual at these meetings,
some speaker of note is selected to de?
liver the address of the occasion. Last
ni.nht the league bad the pleasure of hear?
ing the Rev. Dr.W. C. Campbell, of Roa
noke. and no happier choice could have
been made. This noted divine, who came
here a comparat ive stranger, will leave
with the kuowledge that he has won fur
himself a lasting pluce in the estimation
of all who heard him, because of his
effort. It was excellent, abounding in
the choicest diction and most interesting
facts, told in a every charming manner.
DEATH in RICHMOND.
George S. Vashan, Sr., a prominent
real estate agent of Richmond, and well
known in Roauoke. died at his home in
the suburbs of Richmond yesterday. He
had recently retired from business and
was 05 years of age.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC TO-NIGHT.
The final rehearsal of the Cos noraina
held last night passed off smoothly, and
everything is now in readiness for a suc?
cessful production to night. Undoubt?
edly a large audience will enjoy the tun
in store. Gut your seats at Johnson &
DEATH of an INFANT.
The infant, child of Mr. and Mrs. -I. \V.
Jannaydied at the family residence about
o'clock yesterday afternoon. The
funeral will occur to-morrow afternoon
at 2 o'clock from the house, 112 Luck
avenue s. w., conducted by Rev. Thos. J.
Shipmnn; interment at City Cemetery.
Y. M. C. a. DEBT.
There is one comforting fact about the
lloating indebtedness these days, namely:
It is steadily growing Mess. Contribu?
tions were made yesterday as follows: .1.
B. Fuller. $5; Dr. J. B. Foster, $2.50; e.
S. Green, ft; Dr. A. A. Caunaday, $1: II.
II. Hoggins, $1; R. (i. Lamkin, $1; l.
Blnir,$l. Total$12.50. Summary?Grand
total to date $570. Balance yet to raise
only $1,021. Who will help to reduce
this balance to less than $1.000 to-day?
Bible classes to night at C-.'JO. Bicycle
club run at 0 o'clock out Jefferson street
to Crystal ?|>riiii-s and return by Frank?
hello, cha'rley : wn.vrs the
Why. haven't you heard it? Everyone is
uoing to Van Lear Bros, druse store to get
a bottle of Skillman's Corn, Wart and
Bu ?lion Cure. Price l*?c per bottli*.
A BUSINESS "EDUCATION.
Some people say that tho positions of
stenographers and bookkeepers are few.
The study Is not just merely to be a
stenographer or bookkeeper. It Is to have
a business education. Men and women
Hie sought every'day who are first-class
at business. Go to the Business College.
MEAL TICKETS$8.50 and $5 at BOX
MALT?20c bottle; $2 ten.
This Halt is an appetizer: digestible and a
^t^'^SSl ,,ls,l,v ""*ri<??"s TONIC.
? fflrV l^fllii1>e *?,I,M'1 Pttloinblc ami an admirable
^j^^C-f y toiiie-eonstrnetive in th?? tedious convalescence
^ j following levers ami other exhausting diseases.
"I'reHcriptloiia 1'111<<<I Only by Grntlnntea In Pharmacy."
A FATAL FIRE.
vo Lives Lost by the Burning of a Now
New York, March 81.? Five persons
lost their lives by the burning of the flat
building at No. 61 West 103th street yes
terday afteruoon. The dead are: Mrs.
Darlington and her two months-old baby;
Mrs. Elizabeth French, 28 years old;
Fidele French, infant child of Mrs.
French; KUen Morrisy, 45 years old, of
KILLED BY" LIGHTNING.
New Orleans, La.? March 31.?A spe?
cial to tho Dally States from Baton
Rouge says: Hon. James L. Lobdell, a
prosperous young planter living in the
Parish of West Raton Rouge several
miles from thl? city, was killed by light?
ning about 7 o'clock this morning. Mr.
Lobdell bad been in the field superin?
tending plantation work and was return?
ing to his residence accompanied by two
of his plantation hands, when ho and his
horse were instantly killed by lightning.
The two negroes were stunned hut were
SPECIAL OFFER -? GAS COOKING
Save money, time and labor l?y the use
of a gas cooking stove. It is the cheap?
est, quickest and most convenient means
of cooking. Gas stoves sold at $8. pay?
able $2 cash and balance in mocthly iu
Btalmeutsof $L Service pipe laid free.
Call at room No 203, Terry building.
One $85 Majestic Bicycle,
.used only a few times. $35
cash, or will sell on install?
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.
E. L. Flippo, Manager.
.THE WORLD IN WANT.
The world is In want of those young
Indies and gentlemen who have bright
talents and have them developed. If you
have a position enter the Business Col?
lege at night that you may make yourself
more valuable. If you have just been
thrown out of a position enter the Busi?
ness Col'ege regular courr.e, that you
may secure another position.
LOST?One first-class railroad ticket,
dated March 30th, from Roanoke. to
Jonesboro, Teun. Suitable reward will
be given in returned to The Times office.
The numbei of the ticket is known and
the [ante will not be honored by the con?
ductors by order of W. B. Bevil, general
LEAVE ORDERS TO-DAY for the
Easter edition of the New York Herald
at Jack's News Depot. Five nrt suctions
and a magnificent issue. Out Sunday.
April 4. Everybody is getting the
Herald. Get in the push.
In addition to our '"sight draft*' fire
insurance policy we give bond for you.
The Fidelity and Deposit Compauy ot
Maryland is the leading surety company
in the State. Get our rates before ask?
ing a'friend to iro your security.
CHAS. LUNSFORD & SON.
Who has the best assorted stock of^har
1)688? Harveycutter & Son, the horse
tailors, Nelson street and Market Square,
Did you know that Bachrach is selling
the l)est. calf shoes for $3.50, regular price
$5? See them, corner Jefferson street and
Salem a renne. Then he has another
stare at 118 West Salem avenue. They
WHY BOARD AT HOTELS or pri?
vate houses, when you can get better ac?
commodations at $3 per week at BON
NER'S RESTAURANT, Salem avenue.
Strawbei ry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawberries at J. J. CntOfini's.
GIVES SUCH GENERAL SATISFAC?
J. M. Kellogg, Esq., Waterbury, Conn.
Dear Sir:?I was delighted, on arriving
at Waterbury, to know that you were to
furnish a Meltlin Piano for the concert
There is no piano on the market that
gives such general satisfaction?the pow?
er.the brilliancy of tone, and the delight
ful action, are justly making the Meltlin
a favorite among all our concert artists,
and it is a pleasure to be thus favored on
this occasion. Yours respectfully,
C. R. CONABLE,
Manager Remenyl Grand Concert. Co it
J. E. Rogers & Co., special agents for
the celebrated Mehlin Pianos.
Remember that Bachrach sells shoes.
It's money in your pocket if you buy from
MONEY TO LOAN.
Parties desiring to borrow money in
small loans ranging from $200 to $000
from the Lynchburg Perpetual Building
and Loan Company on improved Roan?
oke city real estate \\ill call and file ap?
plications with J. W. BOSWELL, agent,
lit) 1-2 Jefferson street.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Ali druggists refund the money if it, falls
to cure. 23c. For sale by Johnson .*>: John?
You have heard of Bachrach. Well, he
sells shoes. That has been his business
from morn till night, for the past fifteen
years. His Oxford Ties pre beauties
They range from K?c to $2.50. Latest
shades and toes.
Did you say shoes? If a demand was
made on Bachrach he could shoe every
man, woman and child In the city of
Roanoke to-morrow morning and have a
few shoes over. Try him. He can shoe
DON'T FAIL TO SEE
Those beautiful Rtcol engravings that
we are giving away for twenty wrappers
of Crystal Spring or Magic City Soap.
Ask your grocer und he wil^ show them
to you. Write your name and address
plainly and mail" with the wrappers to
the Crystal Spring Soup Co., Roanoke,
Join the Throng.
HEIRONIMUS & BRUGH'S,
206 Commerce Street.
101 SALEM AVENUE.
A wonderland of Millinery Headwenr
beauties?twice bigger in variety and as?
sortment than ever liefore?twice more
attractive! and more brilliant than ever
heforc?and twice more captivating from
the standpoint of fashion's prettiest ideas
and sorts -thus our famous Millinery
Department sends you its spring greet?
ings for the reason of 1S07.
We have ushered In this new season
i with renewed energy?wo have given more
! attention and applied more study ami
, consideration to meet your needs and the
\ demand-- upon us?for the lar?est busi?
ness in tin1 history of this house.
Wherever fashion has set up its work
? shops?throughout foreign lands and
' home cent res?we have searched out the
best st vies for your pleasure and edifica?
When you gaze upon our tremendous
Millinery display?we think you willsoon
say that there is nut a choice style miss?
ing in our collection of Pattern Hats, our
own Trimmed hats or IJntrlmnttd Hat-?
while in the line ot New Floral Creations,
Dainty Ribbons, beautiful Chiffon Frills
of all kinds nodexquistteother trimming
fineries?you will find all the newest Pa?
risian ideas represented here in endless
quantities ami countless sorts. Anil,
moreover, yon will find our prices from
beginning to end cheaper t han ever before
?immensely cheapei than any other
house in this whole city
We trim all ll.it? lice
>f OC st, a*