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-This is a good place to come
-when you want a new suft
-Fou YOUR BOY. I have the
-stylus tiiat look well and
Claim a inc. slice of my at?
tention. When they become
men i expect them to give
me a bio slice of their trade.
Boys will be hoys, and
they've got to be clothed
substantially as well as be?
with and without vest.
REEFER SUITS, MIDDY SUITS,
and a suit that will suit
and fit every boy tiiat
comes to my store fou a fit.
Successor to Jo;. Cohn.
Jen-fwon Street. PnAMfivtf Va
Compile!! Avenue. XtUANUh Kj VA.
The Pioneer Agents.
Represent the largest foreign and
"Twenty years' experience as agents and
adjusters: also issue surety honds.
Office: 10(5 JeH'ci-sou Street.
Elizabeth, N. .T., Oct. 1?, 1800.
Ely Bros., Dear Sirs:?Please accept
my thanks for your favor in the gift of a
bottle of Cream Balm. Let me say I hive
used it for years and can thoroughly rcC'
ommend it for what it claims, if direc?
tions utc followed. Yours truly,
. (RE ft.) H. W. HATHAWAY.
No clergyman should be without it.
Cream Balm is kept by all druggists.
Full size 50c. Trial size 10 cents. We
ELY BROS., CO Warren St., N. Y. City.
We sell genuine Deep Rock Water at
our soda fountain. Johnson Ss Johnson.
Bread, Rolls,Cinnamon Buns,hot every
evening. J. J. Catogni. .
Whits Goods for CommenGement.
While commencement is the all-absorb?
ing theme with many just now, prepara?
tion should be made with mature deliber?
ation. See to it that you get the lowest
prices on all you buy. We do not be?
lieve that you can do justice to yourself
if von buy without looking through .our
White Goods stock. The biggest values
ever kuown to the trade are here.
55-inch White Grenadine, one of the
very latest ideas for commencement wear,
White French Organdies, ',' yards wide
?four great bargains, at 25e, worth Hoc;
88c, woith 42c: 3!lc, worth50c; 50c, worth
Pine White Persian Lawns, 50 pieces
just received for commencement wear,
greatest values ever offered; see them:
13 1 2c, 15c, ?-?').- and 25c.
White Swiss Organdie. !!0 inches wide,
immense values at 10-.*, 12 12c, 17c, 20c
Pine White Dotted Swiss Mulls for
dresses greater value than ever before
known, 12 1 2c, 15::. 20cand25c?actually
worth :5". l-;t per cent. more.
Pine Organdie, 30 inches wide, in pink,
blue, canary and black, at 15c and 20c a
Very Fine Real French Organdie, 3
yards wide, in lavender, nile, blue, pink
anfl yellow, only 50c.
Fine Sheet Iadla Linen, 40 inches
wide, in blue, pink, navy and black, only
12 1 2c. worth 18c.
There is an unusual demand for White
Pique and Marseilles for ladies' suits and
separate skirts. We have just put in a
big line. Sac them.
eijje French Welca at 12 1 2c, 17c, 20c.
25a and i>3c yard.
rtfFinc Figured French Pique at 15c and
French Figured Marseille*; at 12 1-2e
20c and 25c.
W A q
Coming and Going.
Frank Connu, of Bedford City, wob a
guest at Merchant's Hotel yesterday.
M. O. Botly and wife, of "[Washington,
were in the city"yesterday stopping at the
W. WJ Couch,Jof ^Lynchburg, who has
been in the city lor-several days, loft yes?
terday for Elliston.
Jno. S. Witt, of Lynchburg, was a vis?
itor to the city yesterday.
Superintendent J. C. Cassell, 'of Rad
ford, Mas in the city yesterday.
W. H. Graveley left yesterday for [his
home in Martinsvilie.
Major Profflt, a prominent Republican
of Floyd county, was in ".the city yester?
day en route to Washington.
J. B. Tutwiler, of Lexington, was in
the city yesterday.
Srate Senator B. N.'Hatcber was a vis?
itor to Roanoko. yesterday.
Blucfield Telegraph: Mrs. N. Partce
and daughter, Miss Moselle, and H. A.
Partee and Eugene Partee, returned from
an extended visit to Roanoke last night.
Fireman Ed. Llnkenhoker left on No. 4
yesterday for his home at Roanoke.
WILL PLAY IN KENTUCKY.
Luke Campbell, better known us "Cin?
ders," has signed a contract to play w'th
tho baseball team at Maysville, Ky., and
will leave for his new field of labor this
afternoon. His friends expect him to
reap honors in tho Kentucky league.
ST. JAMES ARRIVALS.
Among tho late arrivals at the St.
James last night were J. M. Williamson,
Lynchburg; F. L. Keys, Warrenton; J.
L" Sydnor, R'chmoud; Tbos. Benburey
and wife, St. Louis; "W. V. Bailey and
wife. Washington; II. D. Menefee, Rocky
FAILURE IN WHEELS.
New York,April 28.?Johu Beuttie was
this afternoon appointe'' receiver for the
Liberty Cycle Company, whoso place of
business Is on Warren street, in this city.
Liabilities are said to be $212,000, with
assets estimated nt $22O,00D.
MAY FINISH TO-DAY.
Washington, April 28.?The committee,
of which Senator McMillan is chairman,
which is arranging the committee assign?
ments of the Senate, has been in session
all of[to-day and it is expected that a re?
port will be made to the Senate to-mor?
VERY HOT IN CHICAGO.
Chicngo, April 28.?Tho thermometer
registered 8[) decrees to-day, the warmest
weather so far this year. A great deal of
suffering is reported from the sudden
change in temperature.
Strawbei ry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawberries at J. J. Catogni's.
Mr. Hunter, of the firm of Hunter ^
Co., grocers, Salem avenue s. w., says:
"One bottle of Skillman's corn,wart and
bunion cure cured me of dry tetter in
moustache." For sale by VauLear Bros.
Price 15 cents ner bottle.
Breakfast 25 ceuts; dinner, 25 cents;
supper, 25 cents. Meal tickets,' $1. I
am using Armour's Chicago meats,
which are the best. J. J. Cotogni's res?
Thi3 elegant Trunk is made
for durability and, as the name
implies, will stand a trip
around the world.
tt has a heavy canvas cov?
ering, twica painted, extra
heavy steel clamps, heavy
toughened braces, best drop
tumbler lock, 12-inch strap
hinges, best wrought bolts,
heavy sheet iron bottom and
double trays, as shown in above
3?-inch, $3 75
34 inch, $4,co
36 inch, $4.50
Sundry Silky Things
for Commencement Wear.
If you care to save a few dollars when
you purchase your commencement outfit,
it will pay to study this list
Heavy White Satin Duchesse, 24-inch,
only 75c, wi th $1.
Excellent grade China Silk, 2:> inch,
white and cream, :50c.
White. China Silk, 32-inch, actually
worth 80c, for 25c.
Very line real Japanese Silk, white
only. 86 inches wide, positively worth
75c, here a ly 50c.
Pure Silk Mulls, 4S inch, white, cream
nnd nil colors, hero It's only 85c,
Chiffons in all colors and widths.
Embroidered Chiffons in white, mala
48-inch Mousseline tie 'Scie, black and
colors, only 75c yard.
White '.Brocaded lud la Silk, 22-inch,
worth 75c, here 50c.
Lovely Tinsel Gauze Net, all colors, II
inch, here only 45c yard.
Spangled Nets and Bended Nets, black
These nre tho very popular things for
separate skirts and blazer or reefer suits.
There is an unending demand and a lim?
ited supply, s.i if you want to "get in the
swim," como early.
ISO-inch Linen Homespun, a rare bar?
gain, very cheap at 20c, and it's hero only
Linen Homespun Crash Suiting,
inch, the 25c sort, here now for tl)c,
Pretty Striped Linen Homespun Suit?
ing, 20 inch, 17c.
20-inch Covert Cloth, the "lad" for
wearable and comfortable separate skirts,
only 12 1 2c.
Fine French Covert ('loth, full Ill
inch, very pretty. only 20c.
Striped Linen Twills for boys' pants,
the 20c sort, now If c.
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I School and College Printing
f A modern, up-to-date Printing establishment, with the
r latest styles in Types, Borders, Ornaments, and EXPERT
" minds and fingers to arrange them, in conjunction with
L the best machinery obtainable, is not to be found on
f every corner, nor in every town. We state a very evident
fact when we say that our work is the standard for all
f this section. We hold an acknowledged position?one
, that has been won only after years of diligent, systematic ^
p 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 j
Journal or Annual (plain or illustrated), a plain Dodger, .
or an up-to-date Poster, wo can interest you, we're sure. ]
; The Stone Printing and Manufacturing Co. j
CDW. L. 5T0NC, President
! no-12-14 North Jefferson Street R07WOKC, VIRGINIA. }
$ CUT THIS OUT ! i
and brine it to my storo on Jeffer- ^
son street and it will be accepted 4
ns FIVE PER, CENT, payment, on <
any bill you may make. J
I. BACHR?CH. <
CANNIBALISM AT SEA.
Shipwrecked Sailors Adrift in an Open
Boat Eat One ot Their Party.
St. John's N. F..April 28. -The French
fishing vessel Vaillant, Captain Pierre,
bound from Bt. Malo for 'Hqueleon,
struck an iceberg on the Grand Banks on
the 16th instant and almost immediately
foundered. She had seventy-three fisher?
men on board, and all took to the boats,
but only one of these boats has been
heard from thus far.
When she left the vessel her comnle
ment was seven mcu. Three of them
perished from exposure aud hunger. The
bodies of the first two were thrown over?
board, but the survivors, in their desper?
ation, were driven to cannibalism and ate
the third. s
The boat was picked up yesterday by
the schooner Victor Eutiene, which ar?
rived at St. Pierre to day. The survivors
are in a shocking condition and so badly
frostbitten that their arms must be am?
A KANSAS TORNADO.
Kansas City, Mo., April 28.?At 10:30
o'clock this morning a tornado swept be?
tween Abilene and Salina, doing immense
damage. All tho telegraph wires on the
main route to Denver arc destroyed. Tlie
tornado is supposed to be a part of the
frightful storm which resulted in such
disaster in Oklahoma.
All persons troubled with coughs,
colds, hoarseness, sore throat, etc., will
llnd 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.
MghtnlDg Tit t.t strikes la tho same placo
twice Is because once Is Bofllclent. A person may
only havo one flro In a lifetime, bnt tho amount
he loses. It he has no Income, is enoueh to crlpplo
him financially through Ufo. lusure at once, and
be on the safe side, with
Lawrence S. Davis,
Insurance, Campbell Sit.
GEN WEYLER IN HAVANA.
Tho Number of Insurgents Submitting to
Spain Said to be Increasing.
Havana, April 28.?Captain General
Wcyler has arrived hero lie left .Santa
Clara on Sunday with his staff and a
squadron of tho Pi/arro regiment, pro?
ceeding by land to Sngua, where he em?
barked on board tho Spanish gunboat
Plzarro and arrived hern at 0 o'clock this
morning. The captain-general's visit to
the city is for the purpose of dispatching
mail to Spaiu and to bid .farewell to his
son, Fernando Weyler, who is going
homo to study for a military career.
Madrid, April 28. ? A dispatch from
Havana to the Epoca of this city says that
the number of insurgents in Cuba who
are submitting to the Spanish authori?
ties increases daily.
Tho military authorities are preparing
to send 3,000 additional troops to the
DROWNED IN THE FLOOD.
Jackson. M.O., Aprli 28.?While Joseph
Johnson, ?vVilliam Dalton, Minnie Fra
zier, Mrs. Ida Rugg and her two small
children were attempting to ford u flood?
ed stream iu a wagon at Jackson to day
the wagon was overturned and the women
and children were drowned.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take Laxative Rromo Quiuiuo Tablets.
All druggists refund the money if it fails
to cure. 25c. Sold by Sam Ston?, Roau
Malaga Grapes and California Pears.
J. J. Catogui.
Fresh lot of Lowuey's Chocolates and
Bon Bons just received at J. J. Catogui's.
Big arrivals of Ladies* Shirt Waists now
ready. All sorts; all prices.
Call early, as the choicest ones always go
first. Big values is our watchword.
Just to make it interesting, we have placed
a case of them upon the counters at
The regular 50c sort. Strictly up-to-date,
Breezy Black Goods. ?
Unusual values are to be found here.
32-1 neb Black Sheer Idian Line:), only
10c, worth 12 l-2c.
Sneer Block India Linen full 40 inches
wide, only 12 l-2c.
Fine Black French Batiste, the 17c sort,
here only 12 l-2c.
Fine French Organdie, black, 2 yards
wide, instead of 50c. here only 3!)c.
Finer grades Black French Oigaudie,
2 yards, at 42c and 50c.
Fine Swiss Oigaudie in Black, 30
inches, 15c and 20c.
Ducks of ?11 Sorts.
A ureat Duck season is already assured,
if heavy advance sales auirur anything,
White "Basket" Duck, here only 10c,
worth 12 I 2c.
White Duck, extra linen finish, the
great favorite for skirt-and-blazer suits,
Fast Black Fine Russian Duck,
Fine Navy Russian Duck, 12 I 2c.
Novelty Russian Duck, 12 l-2c.
Magnificent l'.no of the new things in
''tailor made" Suitings and Cycle Suit?
ings, at 12 1 2c.
50 pieces line 'Zephyr Gingham, a for
mar 12 1 2c quality, beautiful dress styles
for ladies' and children's wear, only 8c,
;10 pieces Fine Dress Gingham in the
new spring styles, selling nowhere less
than 3o. it's hero in all its bounty for
only 0 l ie.
Elegant Percales In all the new print
InttS, 80 inches wide, only Sc..
Best Shirting Prints for shirt waists,
Pride, of the West Muslin, instead of
12 l-2c, here only 10n. \f
Pretty Washables-Breezy, Soft.
The greatest sale of these beautiful
breezy stuffs ever inaugurated outside
a veritable metropolis is now in progress.
Big additions of beautiful Organdies
Corded Mimosa at? 1 4c, instead of 10c.
32-inch Organdie Duchesse, at 8c, in?
stead of 12 l-2c.
30 inch Printed Batiste for waists and
wrappers, in weight just between Organdie
and rercale, only 10c.
A dozen or more of the new and popular
sorts at 12 l-2c.
Beautiful Organdies that almost take
your breath away, only 12 l-2c instead
Exquisite French Organdies at 25c, i
steail of 33c.
Black Dress Goods.
If it may be said that there is beauty
in blackness it is surely applicable here. |
Very fine Silk Warp Henrietta, 40-inch,
actual value (1.15, now $1.
Priestley's Silk Warp Poplin, 44-inch,
Priestley's Sill: Warp "Eudora" (the
real), 44-inch, $1.25.
Priestley's Silk Warp Crepe Cloth for
mourning dress, 42 inch, $1.25.
" Ray at i no" is handsomer than silk,
10 pieces 46 inch French Serge, soon to
advance to 75c. now only 50c.
15 pieces 80-inch French Serge, actual
value 15:1c, these are going at 25c
10 pieces 518 inch very fine Henrietta
"Silken finished," absolutely worth 75c,
for a few days it goes at 50c.
5 pieces Black Mohair Brlllinntlno, 33
inch, instead of 80c, it's only 25c.
38 inch Silk Striped Crepon, only two
styles remaining, was SI a yard, to close
out has been reduced to 59c
40 inch "Seedy" Canvas, very pretty,
42 inch Plain English Canvass50cyard.
Bay Leaves. Huckins and Franco-American Soups, j
We Look for Quality First; !
-Then make the price an low as possible; but under no '
-circumstances will wo sacrifice quality in order to sell |
-cheap. Wo never sell anything until we know It is ,
-the best of its kind.
-SPECIALS FOR TniS WEEK:?A good quality |
-Early June Sifted Peas. 2 lb. can 10c; better grade, .
-18c; French' Pens, 10e. and 20c. '
ST. CLAIR BROS.,
Sellers ol the Best and Purest Groceries.
teiJ?VAon strret> c- F. BLOUNT, Manager.
Tlie Only Flrst-ulass ?3 House fit Town. Newly Papered nml Painted.
Kleet rle Lights nn?l Hell? in Km h Boom. 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.
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 iu the Democratic primary
election on May the 5th next. Respect?
fully, .T. II. CUTCHIN.
FOURTEEN BUILDINGS BURNED.
West Middlesex, Pa?, April 28.?Over
three squares on which were fourteen
buildings. Were burned this morning.
The loss Is $30,000, with no insurance.
BLUEFIELD IS DRY.
Bluefield, W. Va., April 28.?The order
for a primary election on the liquor ques?
tion was recousiderfd by the council last
night, and a motion that no whiskey
license be granted for ' the year ending
April :>0, 1808, was carried.
Bread,Rolls,Cinnamon Buns, hot every
eveuine. J. J. Catogni
The department is fairly teeming with
big values. Eager buyers are constantly
crowding along the counters anil buy?
ing. Why not you?
0 pieces pretty Silk-striped Novelty
Dress Goods. 38 inch, to be sacrificed at
30c, were 50c. Come at once.
0 pieces assorted all-wool and silic-and
wool Dress Goods, 40 inch, were 50c; in
order to close these odd pieces, they are
to be sacrificed at half-price; 25c. Come
3 pieces beautiful French Checks, 48
inch, rvcre 8!)c, marked ilow to 75c.
Great value here.
44-inch "Sea Shore" Suitings "guaran?
teed to stand the test of salt breezes, fori
sea shore and mountains, black, navy
and dark greeo. with white stripes, a very
marked favorite for separate skirts,
value, 75c?it's here for only 50c. Don't
Feather-weight black with white silk
pin stripes, for second mournlnc waists,
simply beautiful, 44 inch, 75c yard.
Just received another bit'stock of Ik
dies' misses' f?nd children's sun bonaeks
iu small checks and plain colors, pink,
blue, cardinal, navy and black, beauti?
fully laundered. Got them now, we will
have no more this season, only 25c each.
Pearls and Laces.
You will want, some of those to add
brilliancy, breezinoss and beauty to your
commencement, evening or wedding
Pretty Pearl Trimmings, not too elab?
orate, 17c, 20c and 25c yard. .Ml kinds
of silk laces
Pretty Pure Silk Lace, 0 'inches wide,
only 15c, actual value 25c.
Pure Silk Lace, 8 Inches wide, 22c.
Pure Silk Lace, 12 Inchos wide, ouly
25c, positively worth 50c.
Rates: $ I 50 to $2. Elegantly Furnished.
Strictly First-Ciass in All
(Formerly Hotel Lee)
Three Squares from Union Depot, Cor?
ker Salem Avenue and Com?
Equipped with Modern Conveniences;
Steam Heat, Electric Lights, Elec?
tric hells, Nice Rooms, llaths
and Toilets. Polite, Prompt
LARGE AND COMMODIOUS SAMPLE
ROOMS FOR COMMERCIAL
D. Z. MERCHANT, Proprietor.
As the name Implies, this
Trunk was made for finest
city trade. It is a marvel of
beauty and completeness.
It Is leather-bound, Hnen
lincd over paper, double trays,
finest excelsior locks, two ex?
tra heavy leather straps around
it, extra heavy polished brass
trimmings, brass bolts, and
one of the handsomest trunks
ever offered to the trade,
32-inch, $8 75
34 inch, #9.50
Point d' Esprit Laces. New Point
Venise Laces. Velcncleuues Laces. All
over Laces, 18 and 20 inches wide, 50c
to $2 yard.
* Have you seen the lovely Gauze Rib?
bons? Come in and see them.
A man is no less a gentleman because
he sayes all that's to he saved in the pur?
chase of his furnishings. Gents' hit;
Puff Scarfs, made of line summer silk,
the 5Gc sort, to go at half, only 25c each.
Excellent grade Balbrtggan Shirts anrl
Drawers, at 20c, or 50c suit.
Fine French Balhriggan Shirts and
Drawers, the 50c sort, are hare only 35o
piece, or 3 for $1.
Men's Cambric Night Shirts, trimmed,
worth 50c, here 37 l-2e. See them.
Men's Night Shirts, the best on earth
for the price, don't fai' to see thorn, 48c.
Boys' Night Shirts, nicely trimmed,
real good Muslin, only 25c.
We mention here but a partial list of
the unapproachable values. If you want
a black Silk Waist or Skirt or Gown
don't let this opportunity pass unheeded.
Dlnck Brocaded Duchesse, all silk, 21?
inch, only 50c, worth GOo.
5 pieces Block Brocaded Duchesse, 20
inch, worth 89c, now 75c.
5 pieces 22-inch Black Brocaded Duch?
esse, exquisite, large designs, only $1,
worth $1.25. See. Uiem.
Black Moire Valour for separate skirts,
27-inch, only $1.
Brocade Grenadine, new designs, 44
inch, only $1 yard.
44-inch Satin striped "Monssoline"
Grenadine, the latest and most beautiful
thing for overdresses, $1.50 yard.
Plain Linen Twills for boys' pants, nt
12 1 2c and 20c yard.