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The Pioneer Agents.
Represent tho largest foreign and
Twenty years' experience as agents and
adjusters; also issue surety bouds.
Commercial National Bank Building,
We have a nice lot
of Split Bamboo and
lance Wood ....
That we wish to
close out at cost.
Our cost is as low as
cash can buy. See
our line and prices
NELSON & MYERS,
207 COMMERCE STREET.
Agents for Fairbank's Scales.
- Parties desiring to borrow money
-in small loans runt!in? from $200
-to $600 from the iJynchburg Per
-petual Building and Loan Com
-pany on Improved Ronnoke city
-real estate will call and Hie uppll
J.W. BOSWELL, Agent,
110* Jefferson Street.
GREECE DEFEATED AT LAST.
Greece has met with a great defeat and
van be literally wiped from the fi?cc of the
%arth by tho use ol Crystal Spring or
Magic City soap. Send twenty wrappers
to your grocer and get a cake of either
brand free of charge.
EBfctift CRYSTAL SPUING SOAP CO.
Our prices are always special, and we
can at any time meet competitors both in
prices and grade of goods. We do
straight, legitimate business and give
good values. J. E. ROGERS & CO.
Coming and Going.
Dr. W. C. Campbell returned yesterday
from attending the closing exercises of
W. S. Trink le, of Wythevlllo, was In
the city yester iay.
Lawrence S. Davis left yesterday on a
pleasure trip to Anderson, S. C. ,
Mrs. T. A. "Wharton and children, of
Abingdon, arrived in the city yesterday
aud will spend some time with Mrs.
Wharton's father. C. C. Tallaferro.
* Capt. Cabell Childress, of Christians
burg, was in the city yesterday
N. Matthews, a student of Roanoke
College, left yesterday for his home in
Charleston, S. C.
R M. Eckols, traveling auditor of the
Norfolk and Western railway, returned
yesterday from a trip over the western
division ofrthe road.
Devon's Orchestra left yesterday for
Blacksburg,where they played at the clos?
ing german last night.
Mrs. W. C. Walstrum, wife of W. C.
Walstrum, superintendent of the Norfolk
and Western telegraph lines, was taken
violently 111 .ibout 1 o'clock yesterday
afternoon and as we go to press she is re?
ported no better and not expected to live
through the night. Mrs. Walstrum hos
hoeu subject to violent ^spoils of illness,
but on yesterday morning was in her
usual health and spent the morning at
tho late residence of Col. Frank linger.
She was taken ill on her return home and
the attention of three physicians failed to
re1 loved her.
Mrs. Wir?. Nolte qualified as adminis?
tratrix on the estate of her deceased hus?
The case of John"Tyler, charged with
robbing u farmer named J. B. Baker, on
the 2?th of last March, occupied tno
whole day yesterday [and was not con?
The grand jury brought "in an indict?
ment against Tom Wade for robbery.
A SECOND DAUGHTER.
St. Petersburg, June 11.?The Czarina
has been delivered of n daughter at the
PcterhofT. The first child of their majes?
ties, born 'November 3, 1895, is also u
daughter, the Grand Duchess Olga.
If you once use it you will never again
he without it. Pond's Extract is nature's
own remedy for aches and pains.
25 HOUSES WANTED
to supply applications now in hand to
rent; well located. Call and list your
property at once.
Real Estate, Rental and Insurance Agent,
No. 114 Campbell avenue west.
AT A BARGAIN,one second-hand one
hundred dollar bicycle in first class order,
23-lnch frame. E. S. GREEN,
Manufacturing Jeweller, (5 Salem a.entic.
-TO CLOTHING BUYERS: HIGHEST
-QUALITIES, PEUFECT FITS, LOWEST
BROTHERHOOD MERCANTILE CO.
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" TJte first lot of books sent have arrived.
I need only say we are delightfully pleased?
The Stona Printing and Manufacturing Company,
Opposite Hotel Roanoke, ROANOKE, VA.
EDW. L. STONE, President.
CUT THIS OUT 1
and brine: it to my store on Jeffer?
son street and it will be accepted
as FIVE PER CENT, payment on
any bill you may make.
MARRIED AT BLACKSBURG.
A Former Roanoko Pastor Embarks on
the Seas of Matrimony.
Blacksburg, Va., June 10.?(Special.) ?
Luthoi Memorial Church was the sceuo
of a beautiful marriage Wednesday after
noou. The ceremony was performed by
Rov. Vnstiue R. Stlckley, of the North
Carolina synod, an undo of the brido.
The contracting uarties were Rev. .1 nines
A. Huffard, of Pulaski, Va., a former
pastor of the Lutheran Church in Roa?
noke, and Miss Emma V. Peters, of
Blacksburg. Promptly at the hour ap?
pointed, 3 o'clock, the bridal party en?
tered the church amid the strains of Men?
delssohn's weddiug march, skillfully reu
deied by V. P. I. Orchestra.
The ushers were Messrs. N. R. Stanger,
H. S. Hubbert, Wulter P. Miller, and
Prof. G. T. Surface. The church was
beautifully decorated. The bride was very
prettily attired a travelling suit. The
groom and best man wore Priuce Albert
suits. Immediately after the ceremony
the bride aud groom left for ubristians
burg, where they took the evening train
for the groom's home, "Highland," near
Wytheville. A large number of beauti?
ful and useful presents have been re?
They will return to Pulaski in about
ten days, where .they will reside. Mr.
Huffard will resume his work as the pop?
ular pastor of the Lutueran Church at
Pulaski aud also Christ Church at East
-Lahor assortment of Hats in*
-sprixo and summer shapes.
BROTHERHOOD MERCANTILE CO.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money if it fails
to Cure. 2.1c. For sale by Cbas. Lyle.
Insure Your Property
; In The Commercial Union
Insurance Co. of London.
Lawrence S. Davis,
IiiHurance, 5 Campbell St.
A METEORIC SHOWER.
It was reported on tho streets yesterday
that the citizens of Northwest Roanoke
had a decided sensation in the shape of n
shower of small pebbles, supposed to be
meteors. It is further repoi ted that a
lady who was standing in her yard with
a saucer of strawberries in her hand had
the saucer broken into fragments by one
of the stones striking it. One cr two per?
sons had heard others speak of the phe?
nomena, hut the woman who had the
saucer broken, or any uody else who saw
the shower. couldV not be found, which
might be accounted for on the ground of
tho occurrence being at such tin early
WHY THE POOR SUFFER.
The following is the price list paid
sowing women in oue of New York's
great "sweat" shops:
Oversleeves, 12 1-2 conts per dozen.
Ladies' wrappers, ,75 cents to $1 per
Ladies' waists, $1 to $1.15 per dozen.
Overalls, SOjcjnts to $1 per dozen.
Butchers' aprons, $1 tc $?.25 per dozen.
White skirts, two flounces, tucked and
embroidered, $1.25 per dozen.
White aprons, four-inch hem and three
tucks, 30 cents per dozen.
"For three years we have never been
without Chamberlnin's Colic. Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy in the house," says
A. H. Patter, with E. C. Atkins & Co.,
Indianapolis, Ind.', "and my wife would
as soon think of being without, flour as a
bottle of this remedy in the summer sea?
son. We have used it with nil three of
our children and it has never failed to
cure?not simply stop pain, but cure ab?
solutely. It is all right, and anyone who
tries it will lind it so." For sale by H
C. Barnes, "He puts up prescriptions."
Bread,Rolls,Cinnamon Buns, hot every
evenins. J. J. Catogni.
TAB Pioneer FRrnitDre Dealers.
- WE ARE THE LEADERS IN LOW PRICES, und
-keep on hand at all times n large and woll-solected stock
-of Furniture, Carpets, Curtains, Wall Paper, Glass and
-Queensware, and in fact all of the latest novelties to be
-found in a modern housofumishing establishment.
- For up-to-date goods' at the lowest rock-bottom prices
-we are the people.
- " Seeiug is believing," sb give us a call before placing
The E. H. Stewart Furniture Company
The Ooly First-class S3 House In Town.
Bleotrle Lights and Bell? In Bach Koom.
Newly Papered ami Painted.
J. J. COX, Proprietor,
Baggage Transferred Free.Opposite Passenger Depot.
Also We Have Recently Attached to Our Hotel a First-clas3
Lunch Counter That Will Please The Most Fas?
tidious. Our Specialty is York Riv?r
Oysters on the Half-Shell.
CLEVELAND PLAYERS GUILTY.
Jury Settle the Fato of Sunday Baseball
in That City.
Clveland, Ohio, June 11.?Tbo jury in
the ease of John Powell, the member of
the Cleveland baseball club, charged with
playing baseha'l on Sunday, nud also ex?
hibition game, returned a venlict cf
guilty in both counts at noon to day.
The deliberation of the jury lasted from 7
o'clock ln?t evening until .noon to-day.
This settles the fate of Sunday baseball
in Cleveland. '
ELEVATOR BURNED AT CHICAGO.
Chicago, June 11.?The elevator at the
junction of Forty-llfth street and Rhode
Islnnd railway, was destroyed by fire ta
night. The los3 is about ?125,000, cov?
ered by insurance.
PRESIDENT OF HOI) A R r~COLLEGE.
Geneva, N. Y., June 11.?Robert Ellis
Jones, rector of All Angels' Church, New
York, was to day elected president of IIo
The leading futures ranged as follows:
Wheat? Open. High. Low. Close
Summer Law Lectures
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.
July I to ADg.3i; 1HD7 Course Includes 36 lecture* by
Mr Justice Hurlitn, of U 8. Sunromc Court. Fur
catalogue, u??n-iis It. C. MINOK, StcrrAary,
Butterick Patterns are the Standard of Fashion. They always fit,
Immediate preparation is imperative. Our new store is large,
airy and cool. While it is always thronged with buyers there's
plenty of room?comfortable room for^, thousand at a time. There
are many and unusually big values for. buyers this week at the
people's "Big Store." One price to everybody.
One case fine Gnus Linon Batiste, with
beautiful colored lace stripes, 22 inches
wide, 15 styles to pick from?one of the
most stylish dress fabrics of the present
sense n?has not sold before for less than
25c, special price 17 cents.
Playing havoc with prices here. Tre?
mendous heaps of pretty things, with
four to half a dozen men eternally busy
cutting them for OARCr buyers.
One enso oi flue Doided Dimity in black,
navy and electric blue, with pretty white
figures, dots anil '"wavy" designs?the
12 l-2o sort?special at 8 cents.
Special styles for waists in the new
Fm pic-. Greens and Beds?the latest
tilings, 12 1-2 cents.
Case beautiful Imported Scotch Lappet
Mulls, 12 l-2c, formerly 18 cent,-?.
Bee the great line of Lattice Striped
Lawns, now going at 10c, worth 1" cents.
Sec I bo *5 styles pretty corded Lawn's
and plain Organdie Duchesse, 32-inch?
anything in the lot lor (i 1-1 cents.
Another case of those elegantly made
"Summer" corsets, only 25 cents.
Just opened a case of most excellent
corsets, made by "R. & G " makers- a
great and good corset, good enough for
75 cents, here 50 cents.
A whole case of the justly famous R.
& (r. Corsets just in; there are few $1
corsets that equal this, here only 75 cents.
India linen Specials.
100 pieces India Linen, in" 21-yard
piece?, to be sold only by the niece at
lowest wholesale prices?pieces will not
be cut?a great opportunity here fi?r fam?
ilies and individuals who have need for
quantity?7 3 4c, 9 l-2c, 11 l-2c, 14c and
10 l-2o per yard; there's big economy here.
Big Huckaback Towels, warranted all
linen, worth 12 1 2c, special nc 10 cent.-..
Extra heavy nil linen Damask Towel",
generous size, ought to be 15 cents, only
Special value in fine bleached Hucka?
back Towels at 10 cents each, worth 25
100 dozen extra heavy all linen crepe
towels, worth 8 cents each, for 30 cents
per half dozen.
Good bath towels, 25 cents per half
Big Turkish Bath Towels at 10 cents
Extra values in fine bleached TurKish
Towels at 12 l-2e, 22c and 37 1 2 cents.
Extra grade fine bleached cotton tow?
els, excellent for tho bath, closing at 8
32-inch India Lawu, 5 cents.
Good Nainsook Checks, ? cents.
Fine Nainsook Satin Stripes only Sc,
worth 12 1-2 cents.
Pretty Plaid Muslins, special at 8
Pretty lace stripes, ?he 17c 3ort, 12 1-2
New India Linens, great values, 8c,
10c,-12 1 2c, 15c aud 17 cents.
Pretty Dotted Swiss, 12 1 2c, 15c, 20c
and 25 cents.
Fine White Organdie, 2 yards wide,
greatest values you ever saw, 25c, 33c aud
Special in fine Organdie. 2 yards wide,
our former B2 1 2c grade, now 50 cents.
Fine white dress Ducks for reefer suits
and separate skirts, 10c and 12 1-2 cents.
Ladles' pure linen H. S. Handkerchiefs,
11 and l-'J inch hems, 12 1-2 cents.
Ladies' H. S. and embroidered white
handkerchiefs, a late thing, 12 1 2 cents.
Beautiful embroidered handkerchiefs
;tt 1 <'<? and 12 1-2 cents.
Gents1 large II. S. Handkerchiefs, with
pretty colored borders, the usual 8 cent
sort, only 5 cents each.
Gent9' large white II. S. Handkerchiefs
for C certts.
The celebrated Merrimack Shirting
Prints, in the pretty light styles for shirt
waists and wrappers, only -1 cents.
Columbia Chambiuy Prints, in both
shirting and dress styles, only 4 cents.
16 pieces 30 Inch Percale from the 8c
and 10c sort, to close at (1 cents.
Try Southern Shirtings for boys and
men's shirts, the pretty summer styles
are now ready, usually 10c, now 8 cents.
Celebrated Edinboro Cheviot shirtings
for bows' and men's wear, 10 cents.
Awning striped Tickings thnt were
20c, to close at 15 cents.
There's big business going on now in
oui Linen Department. Some of the at?
00-inch Cream Linen Damask, only 33c.
54-inch Linen Damask, full 3-4
bleached, 25 cents.
?0 inch Turkey Red Damask, the best
of the 25c sort,here only 21 cents.
04-inch line bleached Damask, special
at 60 cents, worth 02 1-2 cents.
58 Inch extra heavy all linen bleached
Damask, on y 39 cents.
00-inch soeclal weight Damask for ho?
tels and boarding houses, r.n everlasting
wearer, 05 cents.
til Inch soft bleached German Damask,
elegant, T5 cents.
72-inch fine bleached Gorman Damask,
proper value si.25, special $1 u yard.
Special in huge all linen napkins at
$1.12 1-2 per dozen.
Three big values in large napkins at
$1.50, $1.73 and $2 pur dozen.
If you want to be "In the swim" you
must have a Linen Crash Suit. There's
a continual cutting of them at our ston-.
10 pieces Pure Linen Handspun Crash
for separate mskirts, sold formerly for
37 l-2c?special prico 25 cents.
Linen homespun suitings, 30-inches
wide, at 15:, and 19 cents.
Fine Linen, with Chenile Cords is one
of the newest and nobbiest, 19 cents.
"Old Fashioned" dress linens at
12 1 2c, 17c, 25c and 33c.
One case or gents' fine Balbriggan
shirts, French finished neck, long ribbed
culls, only 25 cents.
Drawers to match, 25 cents.
Two gross washable club ties, 5c each.
Three uross washable club ties, made
of tho finest imported gingham, only
10c. actually worth 15 cents.
Laundered percale shirts, with two
detachable collais, 50 cents.
Boys' French Balbriggan shirts, all
sizes, 25 cents.
Drawers to match in both knicker
bocker and full lengths, 25 cents.
j:R!?2r.*?SE2 .'HUStUEZX? fl
The "Cosmopolitan Cabinet" contains
large package of paper and four packs of
envelopes, only 19 cents, wcrth 35 cents.
Big pound package fine paper, 10c.
Superior grade envelopes, 0 1-4 Inches,
two packs for 5 cents.
Mammoth pencil tablets, 5 cents.
Good box paper containing 24 sheets
and 24 envelopes, only 5 cents a box.
Fine linen finished paper and envelopes
at 10 cents a box.
Egyptian Antique Is something nice
and up to date, being sold here in Roan
oke for 50c a box, our price 22 cents a
For the little Ones.
Infants' fine gauze vests low neck and]
sleoveless, silk trimmed, size 1 to 5, only I
12 1 2c.
Little boys' fine white cotton socks,!
12 l-2c. I
Little boys' fine fast black socks, 12 1-21
Famous Trefouwc Kid Cloves In pearl
gray, white and cream, with both self
and black embroidered backs, button and
clasp fastenings, fitted ami guaranteed,
only $1 a pair.
Ladies' Collars and Cuffs.
We have just received a big line of new
things In Ladles' Collar-* and cuffs, stylos
and sizes foi everybody.
Collars, IOC, 12 l-2c and 17 cents.
Cuffs, 17c, 20c and 25c.
Chemisette, with or without collar, 25
Dr. I. W. Lyons' tooth powder, 19 cents.
Brown's French dressing Jor Indies'
and children's shoes. 8 cents.
Sweet Maiden Soap, three large white
cakes in box, 12 1-2 cents.
Good bristle shaving brushes, 10 cents.
Large Palm Fans, 10 (tents per dozen.
Satin palm fans, all sizes, 4 for 5 cents,
or three for 5 cents, 2 for 5 cents. ?.
Dig bottle good Bay Rum. 10 cents.
Florida water, large size, 10 cents.
Elite Talcum Powder, ouly 10 cents.
White Celluloid Hair Brushes, all pure
bristle, 20c and 37 1-2 cents.
"Florence" Hair Brushes, so'id backs,
pure bristle, only 25 cents.
Colgate's Antiseptic Dental Powder,
Large Stockinet Dress Shie'ds.10cents.
Excellent steel scissors, 25 cents.
The new braid-collar stiffening, 10
Clark's Celebrated "Mile-End" Crochet
cotton, 5 cents.
Clark's ''Mile-End" Darning cotton,
two spools 'or 5 cents.
Ladies! Satin Hose supporters, 19c
Boys' and misses' hose supporters,
black and white, lOo pair.
Ladies' belts, extra lengths, 30 to 40
Red belts, beauties. 25c, aud 39 cents.
White Kid Belts, 25 cents.
This elegant trunk Is the trunk of tb*
people, for the people. It is large anal
roomy and very strongly made. It b
extra long steel clamps, 12 Inche stra;
Hinges, covered tray?and every other
feature of goodness.
82 inch, $3.50, 34-inch, $3.75.
30 inch, $4.
Special departments for trunks on sec
end floor, west side. We have the larg
est line of trunks in any retail house
Virginia. Theie are now in stock to .
lect from eighty-one different styles .
sizes?an uverago saving of one-third
assured. $1.68"to$10 each. Free deliT
ery to all parts of the city.
Gome and See Our
WATT, RETTEW & CLAY'