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Business men need Shirts
that won't show dust and dirt
at the close of the day. My
Colored Shirts meet the need.
They hare link cuffs, attached
or detached, and are worn
with white collars. There aro
three sleeve lengths, short,
medium and long. They look
business like, but they look
They are 75c, $1.00, $1.35
and $1.50 each, and j hey fit to
?and the celebrated
in new shades, and the or ice will
Your own interests require'you to keep
posted on whist I ntn selling.
Successor to Jos. Cohn,
ffl ?. ROANOKB, VA.
The Pioneer Agents.
Examine their form of policy and list
of companies before insuring. They rep?
resent the same companies now they did
fifteen years ago.
Fire Insurance, Ute, Accident
and Surety Bonus.
Can't FM tbe Holes!
00 YOU RIDE A BICYCLE?
Then don't worry about finding 'and
patching holes, but use Universal Punct?
ure Cure, which will find them for you
quick as lightning and close them auto?
matically. It is entirely harmless and
preserves the rubber.
For sale by bicycle supply dealers.
The Universal Puncture Cure
Coming and Going,
Hon. Addison Maupiu.of Riehmond,rc
turned home yesterday on the noon train
after a visit of three dnys to Mrs. W. 13.
Maupin, of 1525 Franklin road.
Mrs. A. W. Anson, who has been visit?
ing her brother, Capt. T. J. Mitchell, re?
turned to her home in Martinsville yes?
Miss Mary Washington, of Hollins,
who has been visiting Miss Hertha Ritter
for several days, returned home yester?
Ira W. Payne, the Philadelphia cloth?
ing drnmmei, was shaking hands with
friends in the city yesterday.
W. H. Milner, formerly connected with
the police force of the city, has accented a
position with the Central Manufacturing
Misses Mao Childress and Ida Miller,
of Christiuusburg, were in the tcity shop?
Dr. Jack Pen?leton, of Marion, passed
though the city yesterday evening en
route to Richmond, where he will attend
a meeting of the State medical board.
Miss Mamie Tribbett, of Riverside,Va.,
is visiting Mrs. J. R. Yates at 001 First
avenue n. w.
Wni. Reman, of Norfolk, was in the city
G. L. Hogan, of the Southern Bell Tel?
ephone Company, is in the city.
J. E. Plum'ey, a former Roanoker, but
now located in Baltimore, is ou a visit to
B. S. Pedigo,cmomonwealth's attoruey
of Montgomery couaty, was kin the city
J. Henry Chapman, of Roanokc Red
Sulphur"Springs, has' returned from a
visit to Portsmouth, Ya.
FOREMAN PRAYED FOR GUIDANCE
I. ynchburg, April 21.?An unusual in?
cident in connection with the recent suit
just terminated in the United States
court here of Halsey'vs, Jones Jk Son, of
Eugland, has just been developed. After
the jurors retired they selected the oldest
of their number for foreman, and he be?
fore entering into any consideration of
the case unanimously determined,to offer
up prayer for guidance In their .lelibera
tions. The jurors thereupon knelt, while
Foreman Boatwrigbt proceeded to effer
up a fervent petition.
FIRE CHIEF ARRESTED.
Cobourg, Out., April 21.?Chief of the
Fire Brigade G. M. Stephens was ar?
rested here last ceiling on suspicion of
having set Ore to the barns of the Dun
hum House about two weeks ago.
All persons troubled with coughs,
colds, hoarseness, sore throat, etc., will
lind 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 be?
fore going to bed loosens the phlegm and
causes the patient to enjoy a comfortable
night's rest. For sale by J. J. Catogni,
Salem avenue confectioner.
Our price are always special, and wc
can at any time meet couipetitors both in
prices and grade of goods. We do
straight, legitimate business and give
good values. J. E. ROGERS & CO:
School and College Printing
A modern, up-to-date Printing establishment, with the
latest styles in Types, Borders, Ornaments, and EXPERT
minds and fingers to arrange them, in conjunction with,
the best machinery obtainable, is not to be found on
every corner, nor in every town. We state a very evident
fact when we say that our work is the standard for all
this section. We hold ai\ acknowledged position?one
that has been won only after years of diligent, systematic
striving. It always gives us great pleasure to maintain
and substantiate our position; so, if you need a Visiting
Card, Invitation (engraved or printed), Program, School
Journal or Annual (plain or illustrated), a plain Dodger,
or an up-to-date Poster, we can interest you, we're sure.
The Stone Printing and Manufacturing Co.
CDW. L. STONE, President
H0-I2-I4 Norm Jefrerson Street ROHNOKC, VIRGINIA.
? CUT THIS OUT!
< > and brine it to my store on Jcffer- J
< > son street and it will he. accepted <
< ? as FIVE PER CENT, payment on <
J J any bill you may make. J
:: i. bachr?ch. :
THE EASTER GERMAN.
Hotel Roanoko w.is ablaze with lights
and llDwers last night, the occasion heim;
the annual Eaaster gsrman, and a more
'enjoyable one has never been participated
in by the young people of Roaroke. The
music for the occasion was furnished by
Devon's orchestra and as the happy young
people glided in the mystio'walta in the
brilliant lighted ball room, a more pleas?
ing or fairy-like scene was never present?
ed. The following couples were present:
Mr. Pritchard and Miss D. Rorer; Mr.
Davis and Miss Matthews; Mr. Pepper
aud Miss Lucille Kilby; Mr. Hale and
Miss Pearson: Mr. Coleman and Miss
Marshall; Mr. Spindle and Miss Pepper;
Mr. Fishburn and Miss B. Kilby; Mr.
VanLear and Miss Rorer: Mr. Reed "and
Miss Palmer; Mr. Davant and Miss
Beebe; Mr. Miller and Miss Davanc: Mr.
Neal and Miss Carper: Mr. Hall and Miss
Marshall: Mr. Fitzgerald aud Miss Baach:
Mr. Williams, of Lynehburg, and Miss
?Tones: Mr. Coles nud Miss Read; Mr.
Woodson and Miss Nichols, of Bedford.
The gcrman was most beautifully led by
Mr. Warren Wellford and Mrs. Anns
nnugh. Cbaperones: Mrs. Campbell, Mrs.
Yeatman and Mrs. Coxe. The evening
will always remain as one of the most en?
joyable of the many pleasant evenings
spent by the young people of this city
and the hearty cordiality extended to
those from a distance who were visitors to
tho city only shows that the reputation
for hospitality enjoyed by the young peo?
ple is greatly deserved. When tho hour
of 1 A. m rolled around and the many
guests took their departure, it was with
sincere regrets" and many expressions of
the pleasures of the evening.
Malaga Grapes and California Pears.
?I. .1. Catogni.
Your House Might
Burn Down To-morrow!
Better See Me Now.
Lawrence S. Davis,
5 Campbell Avenue S. W.
PROPOSAL TO BUY LEE'S HOUSE.
Daughters of the Confederacy Start a
Movement at Richmond.
Richmond, April 21.?The Daughters
of the Confederacy have started a move?
ment looking to tho raising of sufficient
money to buy the residence at Lexington,
Vi?., occupied by Gen. R. E. Lee. while
president of Washington ami Lee Univer?
sity, null in which he died. The house
has since his death been the home, of Gen.
G. W. C. Lee, who succeeded his father
as president of the college. In December
he resigued on account of failing health.
He was made, president emeritus, with a
salary of $2,00(5 a year, and given permis?
sion to continue to use the house built for
his father, and since used by the family.
Gen. Lee declined this ofTer, and an?
nounces that he will leave the house. The
building belongs to tho university, and
into it Hon. W. L. Wilson, Gen. Lee's
successor will move if the Daughters do
not succeed in purchasing It. Should the
Daughters make the purchase they will
give the house to the children of Gen. R.
E. Lee, and have it preserved and cared
for by the women of the South.
Mrs. A. Inveen, residing at 720 Henry
street, Alton, 111., suffered from sciatic
rheumatism for over eight months. She
doctored for it nearly the whole of this
time, using various remedies recom?
mended by friends, and was treated by
the physicians, but received no relief.
She then used one and a half bottles of
Chamberlain's Pain Balm, which effected
a complete cure. This is published at
her request, as she wants others similarly
alllicted to know what cured her. Tho 25
and 50 cent sizes for sale by H. C.
Barnes, "He puts up prescriptions."
STORE No. I.-III Jefferson Street?'Phone No. III.
STORE No. 2 ?630 Center Avenue N. W.?'Phone 114.
The Only First-class 99 "House In Town. Newly Papered and Painted.
Klectrlc Lights und Bell? in Bach Room. Capacity ISO.
J. J. COX, Proprietor,
Baggage Transferred Free..... Opposite Passenger Depot.
Also We Have Recently Attached to Our Hotel a First-class
Lunch Counter That Will Please The Most Fas?
tidious. Our Specialty is York River
Oysters on the Half-Shell.
CONFRONTED BY MRS. R El DEL.
James Lewis Pointed Out as the Man,
and Promptly Indicted.
Fairfax Court House, April 21.?Sheriff
George A. Gordon went to Alexandria
last night, and accompanied by Ofllccr
Knight of that city, brought back with
him this morning James Lewis, the al?
leged assailant of Mrs. Ret del.
When they arrived at Fairfax station
there were about fifteen people there,whor^
wanted to see the prisoner, but there, was
no demonstration or excitement, mid he
was safely locked up in jail here shortly
after 10 o'clock.
Mrs. Reidel arrived about noon, and
after a consultation with Common wealth
Attorney James M. Love, she was con?
ducted to the jail, where she easily iden
tified Lewis among other prisoners, point?
ing him out as the one who committed
TO THE DEMOCRATIC VOTERS OF
THE FIRST WARD.?At. the rennest
of many friends, I announce myself a can?
didate for the position of Councilman
from the First ward, and respectfully so?
licit your vote in the Democratic primary
election on May the 5th next. Respect?
fully, J. H. Cl'TCHIN.
VERNON KNOCKED SENSELESS.
Fears That a Prize Fight in Pennsylvania
May Result Fatally.
Philadelphia, April '21.?Billy Vernon,
of Havftrstraw, N. Y., was knocked out
in the fourteenth round by Leslie Penrce,
of Camden, at the Olympic Athletic Club
nt Atliens, Pa., to-night. Vernon was
knocked senseless, and at the end of an
hour showed no signs of ^reviving. It is
feared he will not live through the night.
Strawberry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawherrles at J. J. Catouni's.
M Ii ? ?
We have had many Bargain Days and Special Sales since we opened to business in Roanoke. We
have never been prepared to offer such grand values as we now have to show you. Case after case of
BEAUTIFUL WASH GOODS, LACE CURTAINS, and many other items not named here,
await you. The popular '6 One-Price Cash Store'' welcomes you to this great sale.
WH?T IS MIMOSA?
It Is a pretty, thin materinl of the
lawn family, having small lace"stripes
and cords. We have some very pretty
ones, the very latest printings; styles for
waists, wrappers and ladles' and misses'
and children's dresses. Not an old'stylo
in the lot. Just 2(1 pieces taken fron; the
big Int. Actual value of this goods is 10c
yard, ll has the original t icket extracted
to oonceal Identity, and thus dodge the
jobbers. This beautiful 10c goods here
Fl? QRG*NDI? AT 12 l-2c.
Not a trashy itnitnticn, but a real
Organdie, fine sheer and beautiful as
ever Organdie can be. Our New York
resident buyer made an 'enormous ''hit"
when ho uabboil this bait'set by a big im?
porter who ^supposed that "mirelish were
too small to take it in. Every piece is a
gem of beauty, both in design and color?
ing, selling everywhere for .'.Vic yard?
here's the grandest value you ever had to
Only \2ti Cents.
Only 25 pieces will go at this special
BUCK MOREEN AT 5c A YARD.
Wc have made a big purchase of Black
Moreen; this is to Iks a great favorite for
ishirt linings for summer .shirts, answers
for both lining and stiffening: worth 8c
:vard. but, proper buying /makes it here
FRENCH ORGANDIE, 25c.
Not supposed to be French, hut the
genuine imported cloth, coming direct
from Mulhouse, Alsace. There is an in?
describable loveliness about them that
magniti'/.es the passer-by. Come at once
and secure the choicest, if indeed there
is one that's more to be desired than
another. This is the sort that's selling
for 88c at most places. Our hustling
Mew York man was at the right [dace at
the right time, and so they are here tit
TiS.O DRESS GOODS BARGMNS.
An elegant quality extra weight veal
Mohair Dross Goods, same weight as
Sicilian: black, navy, garnet, brown, full
30 inches wide; positively worth 37 l-2c
yard. Sharp work on the part of our
buyer tells agaiti, and so thev arc here at
Only eleven pieces will go at this price.
Wide Wale Black Diagonal Serge, 84
inches wide, [litre wool filling; worth ex?
actly Hlc.'and it's just possible that some?
body has been trying to induce you to pay
25c for It. Only live pieces allotted to
this special sale. If you want a cheap
house dress or marketing dress, bu ov
hand, for they arc here at
1 2'/i Cent9.
Our man in'New York has consum?
mated a gigantic deal in India ; Linens
which promises a'veritable revolution in
the white goods business in .Roanoke.
Tremendous piles of these goods are now
stored in our New York wareroonis.
Tin first shipment is opened and now
ready; come ami see them and pass judg?
ment upon the merit of our claim. The
biggest values ever ottered by any white
goous house, irrespective of size. Of the
110 pieces opened yesterday tlujre arc
20 nieces at Sc, 32-inch.
80 pieces at 10c, 32-inch.
150 pieces at 12 l-2c. 82-inch
30 pieces at 15c, 32-inch.
20 pieces at 17c, 82-inch. ,> r>'
10 pieces at 20c, 82-inch. !*
Skedaddle means to run away, to rush;
bonce various items in our stationery
corner are properly styled "skedaddles."
500 big pound packages have just been
placed in stock of one kind of paper (we
buy several thousand pounds at a time to
get right prices), plain and ruled, fine
quality nape- and a great big package,
two sizes octavo and note,
1 Oc pound.
550 great big Tablets now on sale at 5c
Fine tirade 5-inch square Envelopes, 25
in a package,
3 packs for 10 cents.
ORGANDIE DUCHESSE AT 8c.
Just '10 pieces of these beautiful goods
will be offered in this special sale. No
more will be sold at this price. It is the
original Organdie Duchesse, a fine sheer
cloth in lovely printings of the newest de?
signings. Tho original ticket was [mlled
off and our private ticket placed upon
them, hence the low price; width full 32
inches. Instead of 12 l-2c, they are here
That Lace Curtain deal we made two
weeks ago was a "rouser." Big deals
make low prices, and low prices make big
business. .Of this enormous 'purchase
?Kiy pairs came to our Roanoke store.
They are here to show for themselves.
The most wonderful values ever offered'in
Itonnnke ami no doubt about it. Come
60 pairs at 50c a pair,
?is pairs at 75o a pair.
?18 pairs at SI n pair.
?IS pairs at $1.25 n pair.
80 pairs at $1.80 a pair.
42 pairs at $1.50 a pait.
24 pairs at $1.75 n pair.
00 pairs at $2 a pair.
00 pairs at $2.50 to$5 a [mir.
The greatest opportunity ever offered
lace curtain buyers.
Seventy-nine new Trunks addetl to our
stock nuts us in shape for another busy
week. No wonder they go, when you look
at them and hear the prices that we alone
can name. Loss than manufacturer's
price buys a Trunk here. Free delivery to
nil parts of tho city.
It is not possible for us totindertakc to
describe them,or to name all the different
prices. Sizes, 28, 80, 32, 84 and 86
inches. Prices range from $f.08 to $10
Big 36-inch canvas covered Trunk,
Same in.better grade, 36-inch, ?t$8?
such as you generally pay $1.50 for.
Our 3(518 canvas covered Trunk at *4,
would easily be cheap at $5.
An elegant 36 inch can ras covered
Trunk with double trays, at $4.50, and if 15
would not overvalue it.
Our line leather-bound Trunks with
heavy leather straps and polished brass
hardware are beauties?only $8;75, $0.50
and $10, instead of $11, $12.50 and $11.
H?NDKERCH?FS AT HALF.
Received yesterday a big lot of Ladies'
Fine Sheer White Hemstitched Handker?
chiefs, having a pretty coided border in?
side the hem. This handkerchief '.is war?
ranted half linen and should be sold for
10c. We want you to get sonic of them,
and so have placed 50 dozen of them
upon our counters to be sohl for 58c a
5 cents each.
NEW CURTAIN MATERIALS.
New materials, and new in price as
well?that Is, away below what you have
been accustomed to.
Pretty Tamboured Muslins Jit 10c,
12 l?2c, 18i and 25c yard.
Fine Rullled Muslins at 18c and 25c
Hwiss Novelty Nets are the latest ideas
for fine curtains, 50 incites wide, 42c, 50c
anil 50c a yard.
Lace, edgings to match Nets at 8c yard.
The grand Kid Glove'sale goes right on
without abatement of interest. There is
constantly a "rwarm" of busy buyers at
the glove counter, while four competent
fitters are working away delighting
everyone with a perfect fit. Don't wear
an ugly fitting glove when a perfect fit
can be had without cost to the purchaser.
Three hundreds of dozens of this big
lot. See the pietty things
At 75c, $1 and $1,50
"Corker" No. 1. This Corset is made
by the world-renowned "It. & G." Corset
Company,nnd while it has the "R. & G."
goodness, for reasons that need not die
named the manufacturer's name is not
stamped upon them. White -and drab,
hero they are, only
"Corker" No. 2. This is an all-around
"R. ?S: G." Corset?name on the Corset
and name on the box. There's a big lot
of them, white only. Now, don't go else- '
where and pay a dollar, for they are here
For 75 Cents.
WATT, RETTBW & CLAY'S