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The Pioneer Agents.
Represent the largest foreign and
Twenty years' experience as agents nnd
adjusters; also Issue surety bonds.
Commercial National Hank Building,
We have a nice lot
of Split Bamboo and
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.
SiS" Agents for Fairbank's Scales.
- Parties desiring to borrow money
-in small loans ranging from $200
-to $(100 from tin: Lyuchburg Per
-petual Building and Loan Com
-pany on improved Roanoke city
-real estate will call and file appli
? cations with
J. W. BOSWELL, Agent,
1101 Jefferson Street.
CUT THIS OUT ! <
and brine it to my store on Jeder- 5
son street and it will be accepted 4
a.s FIVE PER CENT, payment on j
any bill you may make. 5
I. BAG HR ACH. \
Breakfast 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
supper, 25 cents. Meal tickets, $1. J.
J. Catogni's restaurant
Coming and Going.
G. \V. Payne, of E. Wile's establish?
ment, left last night for Philadelphia on
a business trip aud will be abseut one
A L. Riffe, of 1206 Patterson avenue,
returned yesterday front an extended trip
through West Virginia along the Chesa?
peake and Ohio railroad as far as Hinton.
He reports plenty of rain and crops line,
but business stagnant.
Bluefield Telegraph: S. M. Woodward.
Jr., of Roauoke. is at the Inu. D. P.
Copeuhaver and W. T. Bo; d, of Koa?
noke, are at (be Patto" House.
Capt. Trent, of the clerk's office, left
yesttrday on a visit to relatives in Appo
A. Callihau.who is engaged in recheck
iug the city auditor's books, left yester?
day on a visit to home folks.
H. H. Barman left yesterday to spend
Sunday in Wytheville.
A. McClelland left yesterday to spend a
short while at Norfolk.
E. Reed Browu left yesterday for Eagle
Kock, where he will start a revival. He
will be joined shortly by Evangelist W.
Jessie Walter, of Insurance fame, left
yesterday for Lynchburg to spend his
John Read Smith, attorney at law,
passed through the city yesterday eu
route from Wytheville to his home In
Capt. D. K. Urquhart, the genial man?
ager for the Mathiason Alkali Works, at
Bnltvillr, was in the city yesterday.
Dr. Butler left yesterday ou a few days
visit to Arcadia.
C. M. Zink left yesterday on a visit to
R. S. Kohler left on tin- afternoon
train yesterday to spend a few days at
Misses Minnie Hopkins and Efllie Ban
cock, t'vo of the popular young sales?
women at Watt, Rettew & Clay's big
store, have gone to Bedford City to spend
the "glorious Fourth."
R. F. Wingdeld, a former Roanoker,
now a citizen of Norton Is 111 tbe city on
J. A. Haupe, of the Farmers' Supply
Company, is visiting releatives for a few
weeks in Augusta county.
PiTCHER CANNON CONVICTED.
Test Case of Sunday Ball Playing Goes
Against the Club.
Rocherster, N. Y.,July 8.?The owners
of the Koches tor Eastern League team,
with che manager and nine players, were
indicted by the last grand jury for Sab?
bath breaking. Pitcher "Kid" Gannon
was to-day convicted ou the charge."The
case will be appealed. Pending the ap?
peal 'the club owners will .discontinue
Sunday games for the .summer.
Thofis- ^-rt i
WE ARE TDK PEOPLE.
At least, we are the people's friend, for
we enable them to buy GOOD shoes
CHEAT*. Come to either store?Malern
avenue or Jefferson street?and get a
square deal and a good pair of shoes.
We THINK occasionally.
We ore paiil for our thoughts sometime*.
Thinking is worth us intich us printing if
tlie thinking tins judgment uudexper?
ience back of it.
Wo had PRINTED for everybody on the face of the
earth, in our territory, during the past three months,
and THOUGHT we had about "printed out" ; but it
soems to be taking another round, and we are moving
as lively as ever.
ARE "WE PRINTING FOR YOU ?
The Stone Printing and Manufacturing Co.,
EDW. L. STONE, President.
A STIR IX LOUISVILLE.
Chief of Police ami Members o( the Hoard
of Public Safety Indicted.
Louisville, Ky., July 8.?The grand
jury this afternoon returned indictments
against three members of the board of
public safety, Col. R. .1. TiRord, Charles
A. Wilson and Daniel K. O'Sullivan, and
against Chief of Police Thomas II. Tay?
lor, charging them with malfeasance in
The indictments allege that the ac?
cused, who have charge of the Louisville
police force, have wilfully and flagrantly
violated their duty in failing to close the
three poolrooms in this city.
True bilis were a^so returned against
the Turf Exchange, the New Market and
Suburban poolrooms and against the
private policemen who watch these re?
sorts. It is the culmination of an effort
started some time ago to close the pool?
rooms and stop all gambling here, and
has created a sensation.
WEYLER APOLOGIZES EOR PAH
Says They Arc Due to the Generosity of
Havana, July 1? ?General Weyler told
the people of Man/.nnillo yesterday that
the pardoning of political prisoners was
only due to the generosity of the queen
regent and not to political influences.
General Ruis Rivera, Maco's successor,
is recovering from his wounds and is
Yesterday morning the steamer Aran
/.as exported 1,200 bales of leaf tobacco.
It is officially announced that the in?
surgent leader, Horroto, has l>een ser?
iously wounded, ami that his brother
was killed in the skirmish at Ojo de
Agua, Santa Clara.
TEN FIRMS SIGN THE SCALE.
Irou and Steel Workers' Outlook Appar?
ently Improving Daily..
Pittsburg, Pa., July 3.?Two more
signed scales have been received at the
Amalgamated Association's headquar?
ters. They arc from the Cincinnati Roll?
ing Mili Company, of Riverside, I)., and
the Marion Iron and Steel Company, of
Maiion. lud. Ten firms have signed to
scale to date.
To Cure CoitNtlpnttoil l'lirevrr.
Taka discards: Candy Cathartic. 10c ur'5c.
If C. C. C. Inil to cure, druggists refuiul money.
Lawkknck 3. davis, Piro, Lite and Acci?
dent It eurance, No. s Campbell avenue W.,
North British and Mercantile, ot London.
Philadelphia Uudorwrlter?', ot Philadelphia.
Phoenix, ot London.
bcottluh Union and National, at Bdtnbnrgh.
Norwich Union, ot Unhand.
Lommorrinl Union, ot London
New York Underwriter^', ot New York.
Lion Fire, of London.
Motusl Lifo Insurance Co., ot Now York.
Standard Accident, ot Michigan.
BURNED BY MOLTEN METAL.
A State Normal College Pupil Seriously
Baltimore, Mil., July 8.?Robert Stev?
enson, ;i civil engineer student ot Penn?
sylvania Rate Normal College, whose
home is at Morris Run, Pa , last evening,
at the works of the Maryland Steel Com?
pany, at Sparrows' Point, was passing
near an oven at one ?f the furnaces when
an explosion of gas hurled the molten
metal over htm. The young man was
terribly burned, as was also Alfred IIow
ell, an old colored man.
CREEKS WORSTED IN BATTLE.
Raiders in Epirus Repulsed With Heavy
Constantinople, -Inly 3.?The newspa?
pers of this city report that in a battle
which has just taken place between 400
Creek raiders and a datachment of Otto?
man troops near Metsovo, the Creeks
suffered a loss of 120 killed. In addition
80 of the Greeks were captured and taken
to Janina. the headquarters of the Turk*
isli army iu Epirus.
SOMETHING TO DEPEND ON.
Mr. .lames Jones, of the drug firm of
Jones Sou, Cowden, III., in speaking
of Dr. King's New Discovery, .-ays that
last winter his wife was attacked with
La Grippe, and her case "rew so serious
that physicians at Cowden and Pana
could do nothing for her. It seemed to
develop into hasty consumption. Having
Dr. King's New Discovery in store, and
selling lots of it, he took a bottle home,
and to the surprise, of all she began to get
better from first dose, and half dozen
dollar lmttles cured her sound and well.
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump?
tion, Coughs and Colds Is guaranteed to
do this gooil work. Try it. Eree trial
bottles at Massle's Pharmacy, 100 Jeffer?
MRS. NACK SENT TO JAIL.
formally Accused of the Murder of 'Wil?
New York, July*3.?Justice Elnmmer
this, afternoon, after much argument, ''e
cided that a formal compliant must be
drawn against Mrs. Nack, the woman
suspected of murdering Guldesuppo. Tho
compliant was taken out by Detective
O'Donohue, and charged Mrs. ;Nack and
an "unknown person"' with the crime.
When Mrs. Nack was arraigned before
Justice Elnmmer she was palo ami a
trifle nervous. Detective O'Donohue told
of his visits to Mrs. Nack at Ninth avt
nue, her statements to him, and also tho
result of his investigation.
Frank Gardner, an attendant at the
Murray Hill baths, ?wore Hmt .ho recog?
nised the headless corpse at the morgue
as that of William Guldeusuppe. An ad?
journment was taken until Tuesday
morning next. Pending the outcome of
the investigation, Mrs. Nack >vas com?
mitted without bail to the Jefferson
SHOT BESIDE HIS SWEETHEART.
Chicago Bicyclist Killled While Sitting
in Washington Park.
Chicago, July While Charles Nel?
son, of 3238 Graves Place a stenographer,
saf on a beuch in Washington Park last
night with his companion on a bicycle
ride, Miss Margaret Staples, of 1?57 Michi?
gan avenue, an unknown assassin fired
three bullets at him from the cover of a
lilac bush. One bullet entered Nelson's
body near the heart, another pierced his
neck and the tiiird wounded him in the
fleshy part of bis leg.
Nelson was immediately takon to the
hospital,where the physicians pronounced
his wounds fatal. After firing the three
shots, the assassin ran away and was
"oou lost sight of in the crowd, which
had gathered by the shots. Tho cause of
the shooting is unknown.
CLOUDBURST IN KENTUCKY.
Over a Mile of Railroad Track Near Hen?
derson Washed Away.
Louisville, Ky., July 3.?H. C. Mor
due, general passenger agent of the
Louisville Henderson and St. Louis mil
road, reports that a terrific cloudburst
occurred about neon in 'the '.vicinity of
Henderson, Ky., which did considerable
Mr. Morduc says that bis advices are
that about a mile and a 1ml'* of railroad
track belonging to Iiis company is washed
away. No trains are able to proceed fur?
ther than Owenshoro, and the regular St.
Louis train duo to leave Louisville to ?
night has been annuled.
PE R M AN ENTRY CUR ED.
"For about two years I suffered ' with
diarrhoea. I used a number of [remedies
and was treated by physicians, but re?
ceived no'pcimancnt reRef. After tak?
ing a few doses, of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and DiarshocvCHemody, I believe
tha* I am now permanently cured."
Joab Crites, Tanner, Gilmer county. W.
Va. This remedy is sold by If. C. Barnes,
"He puts up prescriptions."
'?Dead Stuck" kills roaches, ants,
moths and bedbugs. Non poisonous. ?.'.'>
Educate Your ItowelH IVitli Cnncnrctn.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever.
10c, 'Sic. If C. C. C, fall, druggists refund money.
of the Expectant
Mother dangers lurk,
and should be avoided.
so prepares the system
(or the change taking I
place that the final1
hour is robbed of all'
Danger. Its use insures safety to the
life of both mother and child, and makes
child-birth easy and recovery more rapid.
???Mother's friend' is the greatest
remedy ever put on the market, and all
our customers praise it highly."
W. H. KING & CO., VYliitewright, Tex.
Sent by Mail on rccoipt or price. SI PER BOTTLE.
Book "To Expectant Mothers" maltod free
Thk BRAOFICLD regulator CO.. Atlanta,Qa.
SOLO BV ALL DRUGGISTS.
STATE'S BIG LIQUOR STORE.^JJ
South Carolina Will Lose Her Central
Charleston, S. C, July 8.?In the
United States circuit court hero to-day
Judue Slinonton handed down a decision
refusing to grant the prayer of the State
that E. K. Wesley lie 'restrained from
taking possession of the Agricultural
Hall In Columbia. The case first came
up before Judue Sin.onton,under the Till
inan administration of several years aco.
The State lost before the circuit court,
the court of appeals and the supreme
court of the United States. Recently
application was made here before Judge
Smonton fora'stay of proceedings. Now
this case lias gone .-.gainst the State, and
it is'probable that Mr. Wesley trill get
possession of the property. The Agricul?
tural Hall is now used as the State central
WILL TALK FOR A YEAR.
RJlWashington, July*3.?The President
has left the problem whether or not to
ask Congress to create a currency com?
mission until he returns from Canton.
The President favors sending a special
message to Congress on the subject. Sev?
eral "Henntors express a willingness to
I talk a year to defeat the President's
Ths fae- j
NO KICK COMING.
You walk in my store, put on a pair of
easy shoes :tnd pay me just a small price
for them nnd you are one of the best sat?
isfied men In town. My shoesnreeasj to
wear and easy to buy. Come to either
store?Salem avenue or Jefferson street.
CH ARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
Letters, Science, Law, Medicine, Engineering.
Hcfinloil 1ml; low 1 >tli Srptrmlx'r.
Tuition in Academical Schools free to vir
Ilulaus. For catalogues address
P. B. BARRINGER. Chairman.
Our store will be closed all day Monday, that our salespeople may enter into the pleasures
of our Nation's Greatest Holiday. We believe in freedom?we deny it to none.
"IMl3r CouLnt:c37% 'tis of" TIh.ee,
S"weet Istrup, of liberty,
Of tliee Txre sin^."
Let every bosom swell with gladness while the old flag floats upon the breezes and the air
is rent with freedom's martial strains.
When all's over come to "The People's Bio Store. Open again Tuesday morning.
_.?*-SPECIAL SALES TUESDAY