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Tho opportunity presented itself to
purchase some good values in Figured
Organdies, and when you seo them you
must admit that they are exceptionally
pretty?the quality good, and prices way
below anything altered heretofore for
the same grade of material; they would
be cheap at 15 cents and 20 cents?we
will offer them out at 10 cents nud 12 1-2
A few more pieces Jaconot Duchess, to
close at 8 cents.
10 pieces Lace Striped Velours?sold
all the season at 8 cents and ID cents
will close at G cents. *
10 pieces Silk Striped Challie, cream
grouud, just the thing for wrappers, at
In connection with our big assortment
I of waist goods wc are also showing all
colors of thin linings at 7 cents,
We announced last week the sale of 20
pieces of waist silks?we sohl half of.this
lot out, but concluded to continue the
sale at same prices.
j 2 pieces of the 25c grade at 15 cents.
4 pieces of the 35c grade at 11) cents.
4 pieces of the 50c grade at 155 cents.
A Call and select silk for a waist before
Fall arc gone. , ?
The shirt waist season i.t now upon us,
and we will offer on Monday 20 dozen as?
sorted grades at 25c, SOc; 75d, ? $1 and
10 dozen good sized counterpanes, hem?
med top and bottom, only 50c.
5 dozen better grade counterpanes at
5 dozen extra heavy counterpanes at $1.
These three numbers are extra good
An up-to-date assortment of trimmed
and untflmmed lints. Short black sail?
ors, in white and black tape, rough
straw in white and black, Leghorn flats,
and all tho leading and nobby shapes in
farcy straws, also a full assortment of
Taffeta and changeable ribbons, flowers
and feathers. Full line of Baby Caps
Flense ask for one of our jremium tick?
ets, and when your purchases amount to
$35 it will entitle the holder to one of the
thtve different styles of rockers, an oak
tableVor a white enameled tabie. . ?
26 Salem Ave.
FOR SALE AT
It Is high time that you were putting
in your screen doors and widows and
don't forget thatCatogni Bios, keep them
and will he glaa to furnish you at any
My friends and pations will plense take
uotico that I have moved my place in the
city market house from stall ;11 to stall
No. 17, where I| will be prepared to
serve nico fresh meats of all kinds,
I. S. GRAVETT.
If your horses lire lame and you find
that no one else is able to ^make them go
straight, take them around to J. S.
SHAN ER, !i()7 Salem avenue, and be
GUARANTEES to make them go all
right. No doubt about this, be is the man
to fix your horses up O. K. This "old
reputation" is played out. Work tells
Virginia Carriage Co's prices for paint?
ing single buggies range from .$0 to $15.
All other repair ivork equnllj as low.
INDIAN ROCK LIME is the best. Try
it. .7. H. WILKINSON, 102 Third street
s. w. 'Phone 210.
POLICE COURT NEWS.
There wero only a few case" before Jus?
tice Wood in the police court yesterday
Lucy Wiggins, colored, was up for hav?
ing struck young Danforth on the head
with a rock and tiie case was thought to
possess niiflicient merit to be scut to the
grand jury for investigation.
William Austin and .Tames Parker were
each fined $5 for being drunk and disor?
derly. Parker paid his flue and was dis?
missed,but Austin was committed to jail
in default of payment.
MEETING OF TIIE O. R. T.
The Order of Railway Telegraphers are
holding meetings of that order in this
city. They will be in session several days,
as matters of a secret nature of couaid
erabie Importance aro '.to be transacted.
Among the members present are: J. II.
Fitzgerald, of Radford; C. E. Lymau,
Troutvllle; R. K. Carrie, Dtinlow, W.
Va.; A. L. Woody, Crewe; P. E. Almond,
Lynehburg and Durham .divsion: B. R
Luttrell, Cooper, \V. Va.; J. H. Wilson,
Wellville; R II. Ryan, Alllsonia; E. 1$.
Spedden. St. James. Md., and A. R.
Hume, of this city, are among the tele
graph operators of the Norfolk and West?
ern railway, who are in the city. They
.are all stopping at the. St. James Hotel.
There Is now going on at the rooms on
Jefferson street next door to W. U. 'Tele?
graph ollice, an exhibition of cooking on
vapor stoves. -Come and see what can
be done without dust, ashes, smoke and
tho other discomforts of the kitchen.
Free lunch will be served from 12 to ;i.
Judge. W. S. Stuart, of the hustings
court of Bristol, pnssed through the city
yesterday returning to his borne from
FarmvUlc, where he delivered the annual
alumni address on Wednesday night.
Judge Stuart is considered one of the
most brilliant young lawyers in South?
west Virginia or East Tennessee, and per?
sons who heard his address at Hampden
Sidney pronounce it oneot the most mas?
terly efforts yet of this" talented young
judge. Rev. W. C Campbell, who Is at
tending these,exercises, was detained by'a
slight indisposition and will return to?
The notice in another co'timn for a
mass meeting to fix up a slate for the
convention delegates from the First
ward, has, It. is understood instilled the
same idea into the minds of the left out
in-the-cold-Democrats of the other wards
and they will also call a meetintr and
select a slate. It is generally believed that
the Democrats generally will not support
tho slate promulgated by the last Satur?
day night meeting
WHAT REV. THOS. E. CARSON SAYS
OF THE BF.HR PIANO.
We are uslnc in our Sunday-school, and
often in congregational worship, the
"Behr" piano bought of your music
house. As far as I am able to judge and
as far as others more Capable of judging
thau'I am have reported, it gives abun?
dant satisfaction. Yours etc.,
THOS. E. CARSON,
Pastor Greene-Memorial M. E. Church,
South, Roanoke Va.
Robbie Piano Co. sole dealers. 1
FREE?A copy of Munsey. the Puri?
tan, or Li dies' Homo Journal wil' be given
fiee each month to paid In ndvnnce call
subscribers of the Washington Post, New
York World, New York Jo trnal or Her?
ald, providing the Sunday issues are also
taken. Jack's news depot.
5 CENTS APIECE?Barred Plymouth
Rock Eggs. Thoroughbreds. 815 Jeff.sw.
WON'T SWALLOW THAT TICKET.
A ruass meeting of tho Democrats *if the
First ward, this city, will be held In the
hust ings court room.ro night at 8 o'clock,
for the purpose of naming candidates for
delegate? and alternates for the coming
State convention, and to give such other
Instructions as may bo desired. This call
is Signed hy Juo. L. Doggetc, C. 1. Luns
ford, S. K. Duerson, J. M. Roberts, W.
P. Mundy, C. C. Nelms. J. Rf Ellis, C.
S. Beller, T. W. Spindle, Van Taliaterro,
Harvey Dillard and others.
ALMOST FOR NOTHING.
A reference to the large ad. of Helroni
mus -V Brugh discloses an interesting
fact. To-day and to-moxrow they will
bold a "giving away" sale of ladies' shirt
waists and house'wrappers. You will
never get such a chance again.
We desire to express our thauks to the
Stuart W. C. T. U., of Roanoke, for the
nice (lowers sent us They will be placed
on tho pulpit and shall bo as sweet
prophecies of the resurrection as well a?
a reminder of the beneficence of our Heav?
enly Father. As they shed forth their
odors so unselfishly to all who come
within their presence, so"may we there?
fore shed f01 tli from our daily lives the
holy fragrance of gentleness, kindness
and love. E. G. HUTCHINSON,
Pastor Lee Street M. E. Church.
W. C. T. U.
The W. C. T. ?. will have ^thelr regu?
lar weekly meeting to-day at o 'p. m. a$
the Dunkard Tabernacle on Salem ave?
nue* Come and find a welcome.
FROM THE STAUNTON INSTITUTE.
Worth Allen, of Rocky Mount, and
Garnctt Bondurant, of Martinsville, two
deaf and dumb boys, were in the city yes?
terday returning to their home from the
Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute at Staun
ton. These young men were v'e'ry chatty
and carried on an almost incessant con?
versation with their hands while waiting
for;their train at the depot yesterday
evening. There were about forty pupils
from that Institution passed through the
city yesterday en route to their homes in
different parts of the State.
THEY ARE PIONEERS.
The pioneer furniture dealers, the E.
H. Stewart Furniture Company, have an
ad. on the eighth page of The Times this
morning. As leaders of low prices in
house-furnishing goods they confidently
feel that the public of 'Rnanoke will in?
spect their larire line of goods. They keep
in stock everything necessary for house?
hold adornment and use.
Cherry time is with us and Fairfax
Bros, have a fine line of cherry seeders
to meet the occasion?some as low in
price as 40 cents. Go to No. 9 JelTerson
street and supply yourself.
SHOT IN THE ARM.
Yesterday evening about G o'clock as
Harry McAbee, a youth about 17 years
old, was passing along Fourth street s.
e., near the Roanoke brick yard, he was
struck in tho right nrm above the elbow
by a ball from an air gun. It seems that
Georg? For,une and a boy named Thomas
were shooting at a target. At hist ac?
counts the bullet had not been extracted.
The wound, though painful, is not a dan?
gerous one. Boys should be careful when
practicing with firearms.
IN THE REGULAR ARMY.
Frauk Maginnis and Isador Pfeiffer,
both of this city, and popular members
of the Machine Works Band; have accept?
ed a position with Edwiu G. Clark's
Twenty-first Infantry Baud,which is sta
tinned at Plattsburg, N. Y. They will
leave for Richmond to-night to report to
the recruiting oflicer. The Times wishes
them every success in their field of labor.
DEMAND FOR HOUSES.
Rental agents in the city sny they are
unable to supply the demand for dwelling
houses in desirable portions of 'he town.
The demand Is for small houses and
mostly comes from workingmen. The
ctiu?e of ibis demand is supposed to be on
account of the number of railroad em?
ployes who have been forced to make
Roanoke their headquarters since the re
dlvisioning of the road.
Roanoke Creamery Butter 20 cents per
pound, delivered. 'Phone 17!).
Comfort combined in ont Negligee
Sunns. They're made of
the most fashionable
Spuing fabrics, and made
Ties, White Vests, &c.
G1LKESON & TAYLOR.
A. NEW VERSION.
"Where are you goinir, my pretty maid?"
"I'm uoing to Lanier Uray's, sir," she
"To rent and buy a home, my pretty
"Yes; and to get insurance, sir," she
The maid found Lanier Gray, real es?
tate, rental and insurance agent, at his
office, No. 11-1 Campbell avenue west.
Breakfast, 2? cents: dinner, 25 cents;
supper 25 cents. Meal tickets, $4. J.
J. Catogui's restaurant.
NOTICE OF PAWNBROKER'S AUC?
TION BALE OF UNREDEEMED
My next sale of ?ootl? left with me on
or before April 10, 1807, and not having
been attended to, will he sold at public
auction on June 14, 1807, at Fincastle, Va.
No. 1 Jefferson street.
If you want face value for your money
get Landes '.o make you oue-half do/en
Mantello Cabinet Photos for 50 cents.
1ft 1 2 Salem avenue. A SHORT 'TIME
Plain Talk to Plain People!
R6lll6mb0r n'wnJ's tnn^ our ur8fc consideration is our Prescri
Drugs and Chemicals used are the host and purest
obtainable. You will find tho place convenient for you, and
the prices as low as first quality^ will permit. ,
"Prescriptions Filled Only by Grad nates in Pharmacy."
Cor. :?!..( ,n AVO anj .Icff. St.
A ROANOKE MOTHER.
Henrt Broken, She is Anxious to Find a,
Bristol Courier: Without saying
whether she is tvhite or blRck, in a rather
legible but scrawling hand. Mrs. Francis
Washing ton.of Koanokn.addresse sa letter
to her sou, Preston Washington, at Bris?
tol, with tho following note to the, post?
master on tho envelope: "Dear Postmas?
ter, please open this letter and read it on
all the works."
In the letter this woman implores the
aid of the postmaster In finding her sou,
who" says he has been lost to her for eight
years. She states that the lost boy's fa?
ther Is named Aaron Washington. She
says further in the letter, which explains
her plan of search:
. "I, dear postmaster, want this letter to
go on from one place to another and
opened and read on all the tvorks, and
see if he can be found. .T know be. can
be found if he is on the top side of the
earth. If he is dead some one knows, and
if he is alive some one knows It."
Her letter to her son J reads as follows:
3 "Dear son Preston, we want to see:
We would bo so glad to see you once more
In this life. Remember, when you want
able to do for yourself your mother and
father done for vou as far as they was
able. Now I think you should try to help
us in our old age. Times ore very hard
hero In Roanoke. Our house ient Is very
dear. If 1 never eee you no mor'> this side
of tho grave, hope to meet you In glcry.
"Your dear mother,
PREVENTED A DOUBLE LYNCHING
Negrces Were Hurried Away From
Huntsville, Ala., by Officers.
Birmingham. Ala.. June 10.?The
timely, action of the officers in capturing
and hurrying away to Huntsville tor sale
keeping the t<-vo negroes who had us
saulted the 13-yenr-old daughter of Wil?
liam Law ton alone prevented a double
lynching at Decatur last night. Recently
Lawton's wife died, and he employed a
ncgress to cook and attend to the house?
hold work under the direction of his
young daughter. Last evening Jim Dud?
ley and Amos Johuson, negro friends of
the cook went to tho Lawton house and
assaulted Miss Lawton. It is said the
negro woman was a party to tho assault
and sept watch while it was in progress.
When the crime became known tre?
mendous excitement 'prevailed and
threats wero made to lynch all threo of
the negroes. The two men were captured
and secretly hurried out of town to
Huntsville. The woman is still at large,
but officers are after her.
OFFICERS' REPORTS READ.
Ladies' Auxiliary of the Episcopal Dio?
cese in a Flourishing Condition.
Norfolk, Va., June 10.?The fifth an?
nual session of the diocese of the Episco?
pal Church in Southern Virginia con?
vened in Trinity Church. Portsmouth,
to day at 10 o'clock, with Bishop A. M.
Randolph presiding. Sixty counties of
the State are represented, Jand the'" ses?
sions will continue until Sunday. More
than a hundred delegates bare already
Preparatory services were held yester?
day and the Ladies' Auxiliaty held a ses?
sion at 10 o'clock, holy communion beim;
administered by Bishop Randolph, who
also delivered an address. Reports of
officers were read, showing the work and
condition of the auxiliary, which was
very gratifying to the large number in
G1LROY HAS APPEND1CTIS.
Norfolk, June 10.?Jack Gllroy, Nor?
folk's crack pitcher, had what is thought
to have been a successful operation for
appendictis performed on him at St. Vin?
cent's Ilospitnl |p-day.
WE guarantee everyj barrel of Alpha
Portland Cement. When von buy it von
run no risk. J. II. WILKINSON, ;102
Third street s. W. 'Phone 210.
AUCTION SALE OF STOCK.
The People's National Rank, of Lynch -
bnrg, Va., will sell at its banking house,
on Friday, the 11th inst., at 11 o'clock a.
in., by way of public auction, one hun?
dred and sixty shares of the capital stock
of the Castle Rock Mining Company, of
J. \Y. 1VEY,
Juno i, 1807 Cashier.
HAVE YOU BEEN THERE? Where?
ijTo the Gilt Edge Dining Room at 103
Campbell avenue. Get your dinner there
PUT YOUR FEET
In a pair of my shoes and then you will
know what shoe comfort Is. BACH
RACH, Salem avenue and Jefferson
Beautiful eyes grow dull and dim
As the swift years steal away.
Dcautiful, willowy forms so slim
I.ose fairness with every day.
But she still is queen ami hath charms to
Who wears youth'? coronal ? beautiful
Preserve Your Hair
and ycu preserve your youth.
?'A woman is as old as she
looks," says the world. No
woman looks as old as she is
if her hair has preserved its
normal beauty. You can keep
hair from falling out, restoring
its normal color, or restore the
normal color to gray or faded
hair, by the use of
Ayer's Hair Vigor.
My customers are sticking
to me?new ones aie coming
daily. It's well-made Clothing
at a quick-selling profit.
That means low prices to
yon. , This is especially true
if you are a judge of cloths
and values. If not, I offer you
my best judgment and advice,
backed up with an absolute
and unequivocal guarantee
that everything' here is pre?
cisely as represented, and the
very best to be had anywhere
for the money.
Crash Suits,.$?.90 to $5.00
Over-Plaids, new effects.$7.00 (o $12.00
Serge Coats and Vests, blue and black, $3.60 to $6.00
Serge Coats, double breast, ... $3 50 to $5.09
My large variety famishes every sort of Umlcr
meats lor Men's wear?commencing with
most desirable that is produced:
Fancy Random, .... the garment . .
Combed Egyptian.the garment . .
French Balbriggan,.... the garment . .
Derby-Ribbed (two-thread), . the garment . .
The Famous Bon-Bon (French), the garment . .
Fancy Lisle Thread, ... the garment .
EWU F ONE-PRICE,
D WW B Bifln Bob ? Clothier and Furnisher,
RELIABLE ADVERTISERS OF FACTS,
Campbell Avenue and Jellerson Street. ^?
101 SALEM AVENUE.
HATS TRIMMED FREE OF CHARGE!
s Bargains in Millinery.
XS'i\ hare often had
special sales, hut to?
day we propose to
outdo any ot'our former
efforts: in fact, we in?
tend to do something
extraordinary, and you
will therefore IIml our
store crowded. If you
are interested, then you
should not fail to glance
over the following aad
FRENCHTOQUE no|c lho reni values
*Nt> ttAT oilered:
-For "today wo have taken our entire stock of LADIES'
-TRIMMED HATS, comprising this season's new fashions,
in all colors and shapes, and divided them into two lots
and o'Jered at the following marked-down prices:
All $:i Trimmed Hats for $I.4M>.
All $5 Trimmed Hats for $2.410.
?3?" A collection of over fifty choice .styles to choose from.
GREAT REDUCTIONS IN ?NTRIMMED MILLINERY,
OCp for 7?-j nnd'Ofc'c Untrimmed Hats. We've specially arranged
?or jo-day's selling* ahout nine dozen Ladies' 1'ntrlinmed
g Hats, in all shapes and colors: absolutely nil new goods this
season; Turbans. Tonnes, Short Hack Sailor*; ami Dress Hats:
Hats with large and small chip Crowns anil fancy rough
|~ braid brims. The season's newest and best shapes antl sel?
lers; every hat possesses the absolute worth of 70c to 5)8c. ~r
All reduced for a great to-day's sale; to ^choice.ZuC
A On for $1.2!? to $1.40 Un tri mined Hats. At this price we offer
exquisite Short Hack Sailors, Rough Straw Crown Hats,
with'the new alternated lace and straw brim. Fresh goods
in all colors, just from New York; started the season's sell- . j?
ing at $1.2? to $1.40; reduced for a great today's sale to. . 4uC
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S SPRING REEFERS.
%\ 39 are 'letcrintned noL to earry^any Spring stock over,
^ so sell we mnst. We have made up our minds that the
first loss is the best and give our patrons now (right in
the heart of the season\ the benefit of some wonderful
bargains. In one lot we have seventy Reefers, which
we have been selling at Irom $o to-$4- They are all made
up in tin? very best manner, and for lit cannot lie excelled;
sizes b* to 12 years. We offer your choice of any Reefer a.
in this entire lot at.01,uO
iESM PALAIS ROYAL
( 101 Salem