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Business men need Shirts'
thut won't show dust aud dirt
at the cIobo of the day. My
Colored Shirt? meet the need.
They haro link cuffs, attached
or detached, aud are worn
with white collars. There are
three sleeve lengths, short,
medium and long. They look
business-like, but they look
Thoy are 75c, $1.00, $1.25
and $1.50 each, aud Lthey lit to
?and the celebrated
in new shades, and the orice will
meet with your approval.
Your own interests require'you to keep
posted on what I am selling.
Successor to Jos. Cohn.
SSSc. Roan ok is, V a.
The Pioneer Agents.
Examine their form of policy and list
;>( companies before insuring. They rep?
resent the same companies now they did
fifteen years ago.
Fire ?nsuiance. I-iie, Accident
ami Surety Rends.
WORKING FOR DEBOE.
Frankfort, Ky., April '22.? Dr. Hunter
finished writlnz his'communicatiou to the
caucus called at bis request for 8 o'clock
last night, and then left with nis wife on
the 7:25 train for Washington. He came
out boldly for Deboo yesterday afternoon,
and he bas gotten his friends to work for
Our price are always special, and we
can at auy time meet competitors both in
prices and grade of goods. We do
straight, legitimate business and give
good values. .T. E. ROGERS & CO.
Call at Evans, Butt & Price's for your
Wishing tackle. The hardware men.
Coming and Going.
Mls? Birdie Bingtatirn, of Charlottes
vlllc, is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. A.'
Hase, on Chapman avenue s. w.
Miss Annie and Claire Gray will Wve
to-day for Buenn Vista to spend a few
weeks with Supt. Aiken's family.
Robert Halo left yestertlay to spend a
week with homo folks in Rocky Mount.
Jas. F. Miller, of Cumberland. Md.,
was registered at the St. James yesterday.
C. T. Thomas, of Bluefiold, was In the
Stanley Strudwlch, of Richmond, who
has been iu the city for some time, will
leave Sunday for Southwest Virginia.
Dr. W. \V. Rhody aud wife, of Rural
Retreat, are in the city stopping at Hotel
Mrs Thomas Spratt, who has Jbeeu on
a visit to friends in the city for some
time, left yesterday for her home in Phil?
E. S. Carda/.o, of_Ricbmond, was in the
Miss Belle Gregory passed through the
city yesterday, returning from a Visit to
Winston, N. C.
II. S. Baumgnrdner, assistant train
dispatcher at Radford, was ;in the city
yesterday rooting for St. Albans.
H. H. Dickey, of Lynchburg, was in the
W. E. Anderson, of Annistou, Ala., has
recently moved to Roanoke and connected
himself with the American Bridge; Com?
Mrs. ,T. C. Rule and daughter have re?
turned from a visit of several nionths to
Parkersburg, W. Va.
The members of the St. Albans baseball
club were registered at the Bonce de Leon
C. L. Menefee, of Rocky Mount,was in
the city yesterday.
R. D. Buford. clerk of Bedford county
court, was in the city yesterday.
Jas. Goodwin, cashier of |thc Bank of
Fincastle, was in the city yesterday.
Airs. M. M. Ramsey left yesterday to
spend some time visiting her parents near
Mesdamos ,T. T. Kaller AUtl F. L. Ruff
left yesterday to spend a few days visit?
ing their parents at Bedford City.
Mrs. J.'O. Kinsey, of South Jefferson
street, left yesterday morning for Chris
ttansburg, where she goes to visit friends
Miss Daisy Reamey, of Martinsville, is
on a v'slt to Miss Cora Lampkin, at ;?."">2
Malaga Grapes and California Pears.
J. J. Catogni.
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.
Sho 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
afflicted to know what cured her. The 25
and (50 cent si/.es for sale by H. C.
Barnes, "He puts up prescriptions."
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 tho standard for all
this section. We hold an acknowledged position?one
that has been won only after years of diiigent, 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 STONC, President
110-12-14 North Jefferson Street R07W01\C, VIRGINIA.
CUT THIS OUT! $
and brine it to my si-ore on Jeffer?
son street and it will be accepted
as FIVE PER CENT, payment on
any bill you may make.
PETERSBURG CLUB INVOLVED.
Its Withdrawal From the State League
the Grounds for Suit.
Hampton, Va., April [22.?A suit for
$2,000 damages was filed *in the circuit
clerk's oflice here this afternoon by At?
torney Francis F. Causey, representing
Frank Darlington, general manager of
the Newport News, ^Hampton and Old
Point Railroad Company, and James Mc
Meuamin, "proprietor of the "extensive
crab canning factory of this place, against
W. B. Bradley, manneer of the Richmond
baseball club, and A. O'Nlel, manager
of the Norfolk naseball club.
Messrs. Darlington and McMenamin
set forth in their declaration Jthat during
the latter part of the baseball season of
1890 the.t were induced by Messrs. Brad?
ley and O'Neil to furnish the funds nec
Ssary to prevent the collapse of the Pe?
tersburg team, which, with the Norfolk,
Richmond, Portsmouth, Roanoke and
Lynchburg clubs, were members of the
Virainia State League.
Bradley and O'Neil represGntcu, it is
alleged, that no loss would result by ii.'!V"
sou of the arrangements on account of
the lateness of the season, as tho Peters
bars team would retain its membership
in the State League during 1897, when
the investment would return a handsome
The complainants allege, however, that
before the close of tho season of 1890
Messrs. Bradley and O'Neil caused the
withdrawal of the Petersburg club from
the State League, and with other clubs,
made it a member of the Atlantic League,
thus entailing upon them a direct loss of
$1,000 and incidental losses footing up
$),Q00 more. As the parties to the con?
troversy are all of the highest standing
the hearing of the ease to take place in
the circuit court of this county at its next
term will attract widespread a I tent ion.
Your House Might
Burn Down To-morrow!
Better See Me Now.
Lawrence S. Davis,
? Campbell Avenue S. W.
SOUTHERN" RAILROAD RATES. 7
A Committee Appointed to Recommend ti
Plan For Maintaining Them.
Atlanta, April 22.?The executive offi
Cera and general counsel of the Southern
railroad met here to-day to consider'the
problem of rate mnintenvnee precipitated
by the decision of the supreme court in
the Trans-Missouri Traffic Association.
The meeting was presided over by
Major J. W. Thomas, president of the
Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis
railway. Mr. W. L. McGill, of the
Southern States Freight Association,
acted as secretary.
There was a general discussion of ^the
situation by Major Thomas, Mr. Samuel
Spence and others. All the speakers
dwelt on the advisability of maintaining
rates, and a strong sentiment against
rate cutting was expressed.
The existing rates-were affirmed by vote
as far as the meeting could lawfully
affirm them, and u'committee, with W.
Flnley, vice-president of ^the Southern
railway, as chairman, was appointed to
formicate rules to meet the situation. It
is understock that the committe? w?J
recommend the reo?SBu.!.7ntion of a statis?
tical bureau to promulgate rates.^but no
argument for the maintenance of rates or
fines for rate cutting will be recom?
All persons troubled with coJf&fis,
colds, hoarseness, sore throat, etc., wfll
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 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.
SHREDDED WHOLE WHEAT BISCUIT
BURNETT'S FRUIT COLORING
ST. CLAIR BROS.,
Ill Jefferson street.
C. F. BLOUNT, Manager.
Tho Only First-class 88 House In Town. Newly Papered nnil Painted.
Electric Lights and Bell* in Kaoh Room. Capacity lfiO.
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.
TO THE DEMOCRATIC VOTERS OF
THE FIRST WARD.?At the request
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. Hcspect
fully, . .1. II. CUTCHLN.
MUST SHOULDER LOSSES.
Gr??"* Rapids, Mich., April 22.?lodge
Sevevans, in tlie United States court to?
day, held that Henry Anderso? and\John
Foster, directots of the defunct Hank of
Grconville, are liable for all the losses
sustained by the bank through President
Moore between July, 1802, and July,1893,
the date of suspension. The amount they
will have to pay la not yet determined,
though Moore's total indebtedness ex?
J. S. SlIANKR'S Kentucky horseshoe?
ing shop, il<)7 West Salem avenue, is the
place to take your horses when they need
Rates: $1 r>0 to $2. Elegantly Furnished.
Strictly First-Class in All
(Formerly Hotel Lee)
Three Squares prom Union* Depot, Colt
neu Salem Avenuk and Com?
Equipped with Modern Conveniences;
Steam Heat, Electric Lights, Elec?
tric bells, Nice Rooms. Rath?
and Toilets. Polite. Prompt
LARGE AND COMMODIOUS SAMPLE"
ROOMS FOR COMMERCIAL
D. I MERCHANT, Proprietor.
We have had many Bargain Days and Special Sales since we opened to business in jRoanoke. 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 ntfmed here,
await you. The popular i'One-Price Cash Store" welcomes you to this great sale.
what is mmui
It is a pretty, thin material of the
lawn family, having small lace*stripes
and cords. We have some very pretty
ones, the very latest printings; styles for
waists, wrappers ami ladies' and misses'
and children's dresses. Not an old'style
in the lot. Just 2(1 pieces taken from the
big lot. Actual value of this goods is 10c
yard. It has the original ticket extracted
to conceal identity, and thus dodge the
jobbers. This beautiful 10c goods here
#m ?RGINBIE AT 12 I-2C.
Not a trashy Imitattcn, but it real
Organdie, fine sheer and beautiful as
eycr Organdie cm he, Our New York
reside::! buyer made an 'enormous "hit"
when ho nabbed this bait'set by n big im?
porter who ;supposed that"our'Ash were
too small to take it in. Every piece is a
gem of beauty, both in 'design and color?
ing, selling everywhere for 25c yard?
here's the grandest value you ever had to
Only \2lA Cents.
Only 25 pieces will go at this special
--Black moreen at 5g a urn.
We neve made a big purchase of Black
Moreen; this is to be a great, favorite for
?? shh t linings for summer shirts, answers
I'fi-hjjh lining and stiffening; worth 8c
yard, "but pr6pe?'J2!V>ng makes , It.here
FRENCH ORGANDIE, 25c.
Not supposed to be French, but 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 08c at most places. Our hustling
New York man was at the right place at
the right time, ami so they are here ac
Tl:D DRESS GOODS BARGAINS.
An elegant quality extra weight real
Mohair Dress Goods, same weight as
Sicilian; black, navy, garnet, brown, full
110 inches wide; positively worth 07 l-2c
yard. Sharp work on the part of our
buyer tells again, anil SO they are here at,
1 9 Cents.
Only eleven pieces -will go at this price.
Wide Wale Black Diagonal Serge, 84
inches wide, pure wool filling; worth ex?
actly 10c,'and it's just possible that some
body has been trying to induce you to pay
25c for it. Only five pieces allotted to
t his special sale. If you want a cheap
house dress or marketing dress, bu on
hand, for they are hero at
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 waverooms.
Tin first shipment is opened ami now
ready: come and see them and pass judg?
ment upon the merit of on7 claim. The
biggest values ever ottered by any white
goods house, irrespective ol size. Of the
1-10 pieces opened yesterday there are
20 nieces at 8c, 82-inch.
80 pieces at 10c, 02-inch.
00 pieces at 12 l-2c, 82-lncOt
110 pieces at 15c, 32-lnch.
20 pieces at. l?c, 82-inch.
10 pieces at 206, 82-inch.
That Lace Curtain deal *i- made t <vo
weeks ago -was a "rouser." Big deals
mako low prices, and low prices make >>ig
business. *>f this enormous "purch.?*.?
468 pairs camo to mir Roanoke store.
They are here to show for themselves.
The most wonderful values ever offered'! n
Roanoke and no doubt about it. Conic
<W> pairs ait 50c a pair.
4H pairs ?t Toe a pair.
48 pairs st $1 a pair.
48 pairs at $1.25 U pair.
III! pairs at $1.81) a pair,
42 pairs at $1.50 a pail.
24 pairs at, $1.75 a pair.
00 paliv. at$2 a pair.
(10 pairs at $2.50 to $5 a pair.
The greatest opportunity ovgr offered
laee curtain buyers.
Skedaddle means to run away, to rush;
hence various items in our stationery
cor mir a re properly styled "skedaddles."
??O big pound packages have just been
placed in stock of one kind of pape*? (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 (trade 5-inch sijieire Enveloptrs. 25
ill II i.lie];age,
3 packs for 10 cents.
Seventy-nine new Trunks added to our
stock puts us in shape for another busy
week. No wonder they go, when you look
at thtsnt and hear the prices that we alone
can name. Bess than manufacturer's
price buys a Trunk here. Free delivery to
all ports of the city.
It is not possible for us to undertake to
destribe them,or to name all the different
prices. Sizes, 28, 80, 82, 84 and '.10
inches. Prices range from $1.68 to $10
Big 8G-inch canvas covered Trunk,
Same in better grade, 80-inch, at $3?
such as you generally pay $4.50for.
Our 8618 canvas covered Trunk at *4,
would easily be cheap at $5.
An elegant 80 inch canvas covered
Trunk with double trays, at $1.01?, and $1!
would not overvalue it.
Our tine leather-bound Trunks with
heavy leather straps and polished brass
hardware are. beauties?only SS. ">, ."JO.50
and $10, instead of $11, $12.50 and $14.
ORGANDIE DUCHESSE AT 8c.
Just 40 piecesof these J.ieautiful 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. The original ticket was pulled
oil' and our private ticket placed upon
them, hence the low price; width full 82
inches. Instead of 12 l-2e; th?y are here
HANDKERCKriFS AT HAIF.
Received yesterday a big. lot-of Ladies'
Fine Sheer White HemstltxdiudiHandker?
chiefs, having a pretty corded iwrder in?
side the hem. Thh handkerchief Ms war?
ranted half linen and should bo sold for
1 Oc We want yon to get sonnr of them,
and so have placed 50 dozen; of them
upon our counter.* to be .sold*.toe 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 Muslias "at. 10c,
121-2c, 1S?. and 35c yaril.
Fine Bullied Muslins at L8o and 25c
Swiss Novelty Nets aic tfee latest, ideas
for Pin- curtains, 50 inches wide, 42c, 50c
and ."i!)e a yard.
Lace, edgings to match Nets at 8c yard.
The grand Kid Giave'mlu g<\"-H riK'it on
without abatement of interest. There is
constantly a "rwarra" of busy Bu'yers at
the glove counter, while four coroy'?tent
fitters are working away dclfjgL ting
everyone with a perfect fit. Don't w.cnr
an ugly fitting glove when a perfec? Jit*
can be had without cost to the purc-bus?r.
Tbroo hundreds of dozens of this*big:
lot. See the pretty things
At 75c, $ i and $ 1,50
"Corker" No. 1. This Corset is made
by the world-renowned "R. & G." Corset
Compaay,und while it has the "R. He G."
goodness, for reasons that need not be
named the manufacturer's name is not
stamped upon them. White -and drab,
here, they are, only
"Corker" No. 2. This is an all-around
"R. .v G." Corset?name on tbo 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 hero
For 75 Cents.
WATT. RETTEW & CLAY