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VOL. XVII. NO. 1
Gold Dollars for 50c?
If a man offered you ft gold dolltir for
fifty cents you would hesitate to do busi?
ness with him until you investigated the
\ real value of his dollar?it might uot be
If a man offers you a hundred-dollar
f bicycle for $73, $60, $30, or any price but
$100 -Look Out! It may be one of the
"justas good-" kind. Use common sense;
you can't buy gold dollars for hfty cents,
find you can't buy hundred-dollar bicycles
ot honest value unless you pay the price.
If you don't know what constitutes hon
est value In a bicycle, send for our cata?
log and learn about Frames, Hearings,
Chains and Tires?all peculiarly "Cleve?
We sell two kinds of bicvcles ?
$100 Worth?The Cleveland?Price $100
j * 75 Worth?The Westlicld?Price $ 75
I ROANOKE CYCLE CO., Agents.
Get the Genuine!
- Sterilized Malt is an ideal
-Sprint; Tonic, and especially
-Indicate!! in convalescence,gen
-eral debility, loss of appetite
-and insomnia. It is non-ulco
-holic and aids digestion. It
-renews the health and makes
-the weak strong. 15c bottle,
- Eighteen hundred bottles sold
a Sole AgentB for Ronnoke.
IA Watch 1!
I For a Guess. ;
^-Guess the distance the l>i- J
^--cycle runs In two weeks, time, ^
f-commencing at 5 o'clock Q
$ -Thursday, May fi, ending 4$
49-same hcur on May 20. run
^-ning 12 hours per day except 0
^ -Sundays. One guess to one 0
T ?-parson. Seal in envelope
2-with name nnil send to store. ?
?-?PRIZE?Option, Ladies' J
^-or Gentleman's Silver Watch. ^
0-Cyclometer started at 5 4-10 A
t EDWARD S. GREEN t
a Manufuoturlug Jeweler. >
J 6 SALEM AVE. J
A Agency Columbia and Hartford ?
j Bicycles. J
J We Are Going \
& to Use This Space 4
i This Season Telling i
You About the....
& THERE IS NO BETTER WHEEL
a ON THE MARKET. ?
^ Each One Fully Guaranteed. ^
$ Wat< ii This si>.\(:k To-moukow.
I TnE> FISH6?RN CO i J
I 10 Campbell Ave. W. ^
ThlCelebrated MEHLIN PIAN07
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OSCAR WILDE OUT.
London, May 19.?Oscar Wllue w-is re
leased from prison this morning lie is
enjoying robust health. He goes to P aris,
and immediately proposes to return to
literary work. lie does not. intend tri
h:f,e, and will write over his own signa?
FISHING AND PICNIC EXCURSION
to Buchana. Arcadia and Natural Bridge
Station. We will run an excursion on
Saturday, May 22, 1 ts!)T Leave Roanoke
at 8 a m , arriving at Natural Bridge :<t
9:30 a.m. Leave Natural Bridge at 5:80
p. m., arriving ;i. Roauoke at 7 p in.
Will stop at Buchanan and Arcadia going
and returning. 75 cents for round trip.
(Jo if you want to have a good time. Tick?
ets on sale at Johnson iV Johnson's and
Chas. Lyle drug stores.and Roanoke Cycle
WOR'.OHAM & GRAHAM. Managers.
Forecast for Virginia : Fair; northerly
wioiU, becoming vftfiuhle.
What the Merchant Prince Thinks
of the Situation.
HK COMMENTS UPON THE INAC?
TION OF CONGESS, BUT EX?
PRESSES CONFIDENCE IN M'KIN
LEY AND HIS CABINET?HE COM?
PLAINS OF THE DO-NOTHING
POLICY OF CONGRESS AND SAYS
THE MONEY QUESTION DEMANDS
ATTENTION AT ONCE.
Now York, Mny 11).?Mr. Wanamaker
was interviewed here yesterday and said
in reference to his speeech at the meeting
of the Business Men's League on last Fri?
"I am not apologizing for that speech,
nor do I propose to defend it. It stands
for itself, and I meant every word of it.
I did not expect that any great import?
ance would he attached to it by people
generally. I am rather surprised that it
should be sf.; hut since it bus attracted
some attention, 1 may say that I am glad
of it, for the result may do good. It must
not be supposed, however, that I am a
pessimist. I could not afford to bo one,
even if my inclinations) ran that way. I
have too much at stake. I do not believe,
i though, that the way to correct an evil is
to gloss it orer. I have always taught
myself to look every subject or emergency
straight In the face, and that is why I
spoke as I did last Friady night. It will
do the couutry no good to sing itself to
sleep or to try to believe that facts are
different from ivhat they are."
"Your speech was not made at a polit?
"No," responded Mr. Wanamaker. "I
spoke to about a hundred hard-headed
business men of this State, and the
speech was largely on State affairs. It
was nothing else than n fair, frank talk,
without concealments of any kind. I felt
we could be useful to each other by count?
ing the pulse of business and making a
truthful diagnosis of its long-nursed sick?
ness I think I mad* between sixty and
seventy speeches during the last cam?
paign, some of them in silver districts in
this State, where I pleaded with the peo?
ple, to vote against Brynntsm, and argued
that not only the tariff,!but the currency
question would he taken up and pushed
vigorously?that the filling of oflices
would not be the first or only business of
the administration at its beginning.
"Bo much was said by political speak?
ers generally that the popular expecta?
tion was aroused that the old McKinley
tariff la w would in some form he restored
within sixty days after inauguration and
the industries of the country started up,
Some of the men who spoke with nie last
fall were in the audience last Friday
night, and nothing else than a candid
analysis of facts, showing that our work
was not yet done, would have answered
the purposes of the League in continued
"It is boasted in Pennsylvania that out
of the thirty-two Congressmen thirty-one
are pledged to act as ?nie man with the
boss, a part of whose field of labors is
where the whole machinery of the Gov?
ernment stops while sugar speculations
"The people are not all fools," contin?
ued Mr. Wanamaker. "It is but natural
that, they snould cry out against the
power that can relieve them, when they
see the Dingley bill, framed four months
ago, banging in midair as if the whole
nation were taking a summer holiday, in?
stead of going through a slow fever, with
every State a kind of hospital of fear and
trembling The people do not easily for?
get. It will not be enough when the next
investigation of Senatorial speculations is
made to evade or to blufl with a nonchal?
ant: 'Yes, 1 bought those stocks; what of
it!-' You certainly do not forget that a
long-suffering people in New York city
beard, 'What are you going to do about
it!'' until they rose in their strength and
said: 'We will show you,' and they did.
"I confess that live years of listening to
a steady stream of people passing through
my office, with their woes, sorrow and
starvation, has worn upon me. I am
alarmed by tho increase in the numbers
of this procession the last, four or five
months. Bo many thousands have used
up their hard-earned savings, and my
soul cries out'.when I'see tho tariff bill
practically aground in the Senate and no
sign of any intention to take up the cur?
rency question, which to the miuds of
many people is the largest half of the
problems that have come down to us from
the last administration.
"Whilo I bebeve that the good times
anticipated will come out. of the employ?
ment of the people, it must not be for?
gotten that there are thousands of busi?
ness men in this country who believe that
there will be no permanently.settled pros?
perity until definite deliverances are had
from Congress upon monetary questions.
If there is to be any enlarged use of sil?
ver, why not promptly determine upon it.
If it is the intention that nothing shall
be doue on the silver question, and we
are to stand exactly where we are. it were
far better to say so boldly and at once and
not drift or shilly-shally.* Wo want
something or nothing and that very quick?
ly, if the country is to start forward on
its promised career of prosoerity. There
is work for the House to do besides meet?
ing only to adjourn. I do not believe the
country will indorse a do-nothing policy
ivhile waiting on the Senate.
"I do not know what is thought in
Washington on these mat ters, but what
I have been saying is the kind of talk a
merchant hears," continued Mr. Wana?
maker. "It is possible that Cabinet otli
cers and Congressmen who are not facing
hundreds and thousands of unemployed
people every week may not have ail the
i facts of tho situation before them. What,
the people want is tho promised action,
with as little delay as possible. The drain
and strain is too great to be borne any
longer than is imperatively necessary.
?'I have known President McKinley
LNOKE* VA., TH?]
nine or too. years, and my confidence in
him has increased every day of our ac?
quaintance. I know personally all but
one member of his Cabinet, and some of
them are my warm ^personal friends. I
believe in their capacity and intention,
but It is at the other end of Pennsylvania
avenue that the dawdling is going on.
The President and his Cabinet are merely
executives. It is legislation that is
"I have every hope and'eXpectatlon that
the Kepublicau party will ultimately riso
to the occasion. I grant you that it may
appear like Impatience to speak ;of disap?
pointment now, considering how brief the
time is since the present administration
came Into office, but tbo country Is In no
mood to be trilled with, and having had
the promises of thousands of public
speakers previous to election that prompt
attention would be uiven to altering the
conditions that brought about disaster,
; the people will charge us with treachery.
1 if we are silent or sleeping while the
remedy is within our quick reach.
"I believe there are one mlll'ou men
who would stand up.to-morrow and ap?
plaud Presient McKinley .if he were to
deny every office-seeker a place until the
tariff question is settled. In saying this
I am not speakiugas a manufacturer, be?
cause I have long since left that loug
BUfferiag class. I speak as one whose in?
terest is> the same as the great mass of
business men concerned in the general
"Let me ask you to keep in mind that
what I said last Friday night was ad?
dressed to Pennsylvania business men
upon the subject of continuing the organ?
ization we formed during the "last cam?
paign, and which then proved soelTective.
My words were intended to show the ne?
cessity for business men not to fall into
difference after every Presidential election
until the four years' clock shall strike
again. The country must not be per?
mitted to drift aimlessly while Repre?
sentative.'' an:l Senators elected to attend
to their duties arc out of their seats or
are accepting delays that embarrass and
thwart a return to industrial pros?
NOTE TO GO TO SPAIN.
The President's Plan to Secure
Independence of Cuba.
Washington, May IM.? The President's
policy in regard to Cuba has been deter?
As soon as Commissioner Calhouu's re?
port of the condition of affairs in the
island is received, which will he in about
three weeks, unless ho has received or?
ders to delay it until after the ; tariff bill
has been passed, and if it confirms tbo
statements made In the reports of Consul
General Lee, the President will address a
note to the Spanish government suggest?
ing that Cuba be allowed to purchase her
independence. The note will be friendly
in Its tone, but will be emphatic in ex?
pressing the ^President's opinion of the
liest solution of the difficulty.
If Spain should refuse to entertain the
proposition, the President is fully dcter
, mined to take more radical steps, even to
the extent of declaring intervention. lie
has discussed this matter with several of
his friends and advisers and would have
taken more positive action ere this but
for the appeal ot Senator Ilauna that
recognition of the Cuban question by the
administration would be disastrous to the
commercial and financial world. The pe?
tition received by the Secretary of State
from the leading commercial houses of the
great cities, however, has made it appar?
ent to the President that peace upon the
island Is desired as the first step toward
restoring a paralyzed commerce, and he
will undoubtedly give the petition bis
careful consideration. There may be no
further action until Mr. Calhoun's report
is rec eived, but at that time some action
on the part of the. President lookiug to
the independence of Cuba through pur?
chase or otherwise is as certain as fate.
BIG RICHMOND FAILURE.
Richmond, Vn., May If).?(Special.'*?
The Forgurean-Price Company, the
largest dry goods house In Richmond and
one of the largest in the South, made an
assignment to day. The liabilities are
said to he $125,000.
HORSE THIEF CAPTURED.
Radford, Way 10.?(Special.)?Tin; man
who stole Clay Roup's horse and buggy
last Saturday was arrested seventy miles
west of here yesterday and proved to be
P; J. Gregory, a native of Washington
county, but now a resident of Smythe
county. The officers had a hard fight with
him before he was captured and his head
shows the result of the fight. He escaped
Iroin one officer and was afterwards ar?
rested several miles further west. He
was brought here to day by Sergeant
Thomas and admitted his guilt. This is
the first time he has ever been In trouble,
but it is likely it will be serious enough
Now for a Change
IlAVK you noticed what
particularly nick looking
garments wk'VK rees show?
ing? We've kvekything
worth having ix s?mmki!
wool, silk, lisle threap,
iialuihggan and nainsook.
PATH. WE SELL THESE at THAT PRICE.
It's a .ion?only Ari?uf 300 pairs vi
that PRICE. NO DUPLICATES. Gl'.l
PAIR QUICK IF YOU WILL SEED BHOES Tills
25c UP. /
GILKESON & TAYLOR.
ASSARTIES AND ALL
SEW sll A r ES AN!'
SHADES IN LADIES'
Low Shoes. A small
lot Ladies1 Tan Ox
FORDS, NEW SHADES
and SHAPES, MAD1
AT cost to MANUFAl
' TURER op $1.50 PI
ROANOKE SHOE CO.,
Spot Cash Money -Savers.
*S?AY, MAY 20, 1
United Brethren Get Into Two Lively
STRINGENT RULES PROPOSED?A
AGAINST -? HEATRE - GOING,
HORSE RACING, PRIZE FIGHT?
ING, SUNDAY EXCURSIONS AND
GAMES OF CHANCE ALSO COME
UP FOR DISCUSSION?NAME OF
CHANG KD. *
Toletlo, low?, May 19.?Bishop Castli
presided over the United Brethren Gen?
end Conference to-day.
Tho morning session was chielly occu?
pied in tiie consideration of tlie report ou
moral reform. The committee recom?
mended that abstinence from the use of
tobacco be hereafter required of all can?
didates for the ministry. This brought
a number of delegates to their feet, who
spoke with animation for and against
the recommendation. Professor White,
of tho Erie conference, said:
"I am not a tobacco user, but it seems
to me that as long as men within the
church use tobacco it 's inconsistent to
state th.it nobody else who does not use
it shall come in. The. law is impractica?
ble There are other methods of reaching
the desired end."
Dr. Brooks, of Kansas, said: "I hold a
good feeling toward the brother who is
championing the cause of the tobacco
user, for I presume the use of it is quite
prevalent in the conference be represents.
I have been in about twenty different
conferences in this church, and I have
not been in any that did not have minis?
ters enough with clean mouths to preach
the gospel I remember when ministers
and church members used the whiskey
flask to sharpen their appetites. Shall
we say that because this used to be so we
shall admit that it is right, now, or shall
we require that our young men set the
ol fl preachers an example for cleaning
The same committee also recommended
a sweeping law against theatre going
horse-racing, prize fighting, Sabbath ex
ciirsions. card playing and games of
chance, which brought out another lively
discussion. Professor White took a de?
cided position against this report. He
"I am opposed to the entire recommen?
dation, not that I favor 'dancing or card
playing, but 1 am opposed to this class of
church legislation. Our denomination is,
perhaps, as free from the things that thi?
action aims at as any Christian church in
our land, and thus far we have gotten
along without such legislation. Our
Methodist friends have had a good deal
of legislation on this very 'subject, but it
has not helped them. Indeed, it seems
to nie that proportionately there are more
dancers who are Methodists than United
Brethren and more Methodists that play
cards than United Urethren. These ends
are to be condemned, but there is a proper
and an Improper way to reach them. We
must allow the private individual a cer?
tain amount of liberty in this respect. A
law such as proposed here instead of
helping the matter will make'it worse."
Dr. Ke.pharti. of Pennsylvania,remark?
ed: "A Pennsylvania judge recently de?
cided that all games of chante are gamb?
??Then according to that decision," said
Rev. Mr. Morrison, of Knnnsss, "all Kan?
sas farmers are gamblers, for it is a game
of chance with us all the time."
The sentiment of the conference seemed
to be in favor of an advisory clause
against harmful amusements, but that
no prohibitory law should he enacted.
Tart of the report was sent back to the
committee for modification.
The committee on boundaries recom?
mended but few changes in annual con?
ference boundaries. The name of the
Parkersburg conference was changed to
i West Virginia conference. New confer?
ences were authorized in Japan, China and
Rev. Dr. Dysinger, fraternal delegate
from the Lutheran Church, was intro?
duced and made an address. Bishop
Mrs. B. F. Witt, corresponding secre?
tary of the Woman's Missionary Associa?
tion, made her quadrennial report, stat?
ing that over $78,000 had been contributed
to foreign missions by the women of the
1'niteil Brethren Church in the past four
A gavel made in Germany from wood
secured in Africa, representing the union
of mission interests, was presented to the
conference by Bishop Castle. A 'resolu?
tion was adopted providing for a centen?
nial celebration In 1000. The fourth Sal>
liath in November was adopted as Tem?
M'KINLEY IS WORRIED.
Washington, May 19.?The President
is very much opposed to the Morgan bel?
ligerency resolution. He has not sought
and is DOS seeking to dictate to Congress
what shall be done, but he expresses the
opinion that the proposed action would be
very unwise. He doubts the wisdom of
\ Congress acting independently in such
matters, and be fears that any action by
Congiess now would seriously Interfere
with the plans of the executive branch of
A FORGER A15KK=TED.
Washington, May 19.?.1. E. Van An?
ken, son of F. L. Van Anken, a promi?
nent citizen of Alexandria, was placed
; under arrest In New York lo day,charged
with passing numerous foiged checks.
We give lessons on onr Au?
tomatic Bicycle instructor
free ol charge. Come and see
'now easy it is to learn.
Bicycles from SI" "P
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
108 Salem Avenue.
The Magic City Likely to Capture
Richmond, Va.,- May 10.?(Special)?
The Democratic State central committee,
composed of fifty members, five from
each Congressional district, will meet
here to-morrow night to determine upon
a place for holding the State convention.
The convention will be held to nominate
candidates for governor, lieutenant gov?
ernor and attorney-general.
Richmond, Ronuoke, Lynchburg, Nor?
folk, Charlotteaville, Stauntou and Old
Point Comfort will contest for the honor
of entertaining the convention and the
contest promises to be a sharp one.
Large delegations from Norfolk, Lynch
burg and Roanoke are already on the
ground, and every committeemnn is be
inu button-holed by the wire-pullers. I
The Roanoke detonation reached here j
at 9 o'clock to-mgiit and arc quartered at j
Murphy's Hotel. They promise to [do I
some effective hustling for the Magic City.
The relative-strength of the cities con?
testing for the honor of entertaining the
convention appears at this time to be
about as follows:
Roanoke, IG; Lynchburg, ?; Richmond,
6; Norfolk, 8; Cbarlottesville, 4; Staun
ton, 5; Ohl Point Comfort, 3. Necessary
to a choice, 20, if the full committee is in
Richmond is anxious to have the con?
vention, but will not press her claims un?
less she is reasonably sure of winning.
Senator Daniel, who is scheduled to
head the Lynchburg delegation in behalf
of that city, has not materialized yet, and
it is reported here to night that he has
very pressing business in Washington.
Roauoke's chances are considered very
CLERK MISSING, SAFE LOCKED.
Disappearance of an Employe of One of
Wilmington's Leading Hotels.
Wilmington, May 1!).?William Neft,
night clerk of the Clayton House, disap?
peared this morning between 1 and 3
o'clock and no trace of him as yet been
found. His absence was noticed by a
truest of the house, who returned about
3 o'clock this morning.
A coincidence is that the day clerk was
unable to open the safe, as the combina?
tion would not work. The safe last night
contained n $1,000 government bond and
$450 in cash. Local locksmiths have been
at work all day, but have been unable to
open the. safe. Experts from the factory
have, been sent for.
FIGHT AT FRANKFORT.
Attempted to Extend the Session Beyond
the Constitutional Limit Abandoned.
Frankfort, Ky., May 19. -The fight in
the State senate that promised such bit?
ter and sensational results is over so far
as.the bone of contention?the fusion bil1
?Is concerned. All agree that the bill
cannot become a law before Friday, and
nil thought of attempting to extend tho
session beyond the constitutional limit
lias been abandoned.
The silver minority lias won its tight
against the fusion bill, not only by its
own good generalship, but because a part
of the Republicans wer? lukewarm iu
their support of the gold Democrats who
NOMINATIONS ('(IN FIRM ED.
Washington, May 19.?Tho Senate to?
day confirmed the following nominations:
William H. P. Clayton, of Arkansas, to
be .judge o! the United Btates court, Cen?
tral district, Indian Territory. Postmas?
ters: Connecticut*,, 11. E. Carpenter,'.at
Easthampton. Massachusetts, O. P.
Robinson, at Aver; .). II. Norcross, at
Med ford; 1). Crosse, at North Abtngton;
.l.C. Cooper, at Chester. Virginia, S.
M. Yost, at Staun ton; .lohn M. Griflln,
NEEDLES MAY SUCCEED..
Washington, May 10.?Judge Mont?
gomery, a member, of tllO Dawes Indian
commission, to-day resigned his office. It
is stated hero that "Tommy" Needles,
of Illinois, will be appointed to the va?
BLACK Hl."RN IS CONFIDENT.
Washington, May 19.?Ex-Senator
Blackburn, of Kentucky, who is here on
a visit, to day expressed the_opinion that
the campaigns of this year and next will
oe on the silver issue and he predicts
great gains throughout the country.
& DRINK CO KO CALISAYA.
t*' The pomibir anti-Malarial bev?
erage and Nerve Tonic. Com?
posed of Coca. Kola and Calisava,
with the Phosphates, making It a
pleasant and effective drink. On
Ice Cream Soda, Egg Phosphate and
Frozen Fruit Ices, Five Cents. T "
TO BE WOUND UP.
In order to speedily wind up the busi?
ness lately conducted by Walter S. Lang
don, on Commerce street, 1 have decided
to offer the w bile line of Men's and Chil?
dren's Headwear a>, the following prices:
.si.00 Hats at $8.75,
8.7? 44 " ,8.00,
8.00 44 '? 2.00,
3 00 44 4 1.80,
1.50 44 14 1.25,
1.00 " " .70,
.7 5 4 4 44 .60,
.50 44 44 .88,
,25 44 '? .11).
This comprises tho largest assortment
of Hats and Caps in tho State, all of
which are brand new and stylish. The
reduction also*applies to verj complete
line of umbrellas.
Fixtures will be for sale as soon as
stock Is disposed of.
A. B. COLEMAN, Trustee.
PRICE 3 CENTS
Germany and Turkey Forced Out of
THE C55AR PREVAILS ON TURKEY
TO ORDER A CESSATION OF HOS?
OVERPOWERED BY A HINT
FOR PEACE WILL NOW GO FOR?
WARD?THE WAR CONSIDERED
AT AN END.
Constantinople. May 11).?There was a
sudden and unexpected change iu the po?
ll ticnl situation shortly before noon yes?
terday. Russia quietly showed her hand
and thereby forced Germany and Turkey
out of the game to all intents and pur?
Last night and early this morning Tur?
key, supported by Germany, was practi?
cally defying Russin, France, Austria,
Great Britain, and Italy, insisting on the
annexation of l'hessaly in addition to the
huge war indemnity, and seemingly was
determined to march on Athens.
The ministers received ollicial advices
from Sofia announcing that orders had
been issued for the partial mobilization
of the Bulgarian army, possibly at the in?
stigation of Russia. There was a hurried
consultation of the ministers.
The war party was for further defiance,
but in tho end pacific counsels seem to
have prevailed, for at 11:85 a. m. orders
were telegraphed to Ed hem Pasha, tho
Turkish commander-in-chief in Thessaly,
to cease hostilities. Tho peace negotia?
tions will now bo undertaken in real ear?
nest, and the Greeks will most likely be
spared any further humiliation.
It transpires that the czar made a di?
rect appeal to tho sultan to order his
troops to cease hostilities and arrange an
armistice, and this, coupled witli tho fact
that most serious results would have en?
sued if Turkey had persisted iu her de?
fiant attitude, brought about the present
state of affairs. Twellx Pasha, the Tur?
kish minister for foreign affairs, called
on the dean of the diplonifatic corps. Baron
von Collco, this afternoon, to convey to
tho foreign ministers the sultan's decision
to arrange an armistice.
It is now believed that the terms of
pence will be negotiated directly between
Turkey and Greece. The sultan has or?
dered two hospitals of six hundred and
one hundred beds respectively to be erect?
ed near the Ylldlz Kiosk, in order to en
I able him to visit the Turkish soldiers who
have been wounded in the campaign
against tho Greeks.
Athens, May IS).? Orders have been sent
to the Greek commander in Eplrus to
cense fighting, in view of tho armistice.
A telegram received from Lama reports
that a panic prevails there, and that many
of the inhabitants are leaving.
Tho c.ommmander telegraphed to
Athens for instructions, and the govern- .
mcnt replied: , ,
"We authorize you--fco suspend hostil?
ities in ord.er to discuss the conditions of
The government in notifying the envoys
of the powers as to the proposal, said
that, as Greece had entrusted her interests
to the powers, it was for them to nego?
tiate the conditions of an understanding.
Athens. May 10.-?The communication
from Turkey to the 'Greek commander at
Arta, which followed the raising of the
flag of truce by the former, was in Turk?
ish and ran as follows:
"On condition that no Greek soldier
belonging to any arm of the service re?
mains on the territory of the Ottoman
empire, we have orders that an armistice
shall bo concluded on sea and land with a
view of arriving at an understanding.
"Chief of the Stuff."
BERRY GOES CLEAR.
Bedford City, May 10.?(Special.)?Tho
jury in the case of Berry, indicted iu con?
nection with the bank failure here, this
evening at 5 o'clock returned a verdict of
The Odd fellow's Excursion to Norfolk
on June ?-':?. The price to suit the times.
For information and terms apply to
C. W. C. Wool.wink, )
A. Benin?, LCoi?
C. h. Okay, i c *
J. P. Rawik.
Ohas. D. FOX,
BUY THE St
WORLD RENOWNED ft
Standard ot the World. ?
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^ No Interest.