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This wann weather is with us
in earnest, and thin goods
are in great demand. We
have them so low in price
that everybody should buy
now. We will enumerate
some things at ridiculously
Wash Goods Specials
Cott<?n litamines, in black,
tan jiikI navy, and ;ils<> figured,
just the thing for separate
Skirts, formerly sold tor 15c,
reduced to 10c.
Sheered Organdie, all light
ground with heliotrope, pink,
royal purple, black and navy
blue sprays of flowers, beauti?
ful designs, only 10c and 12^c;
formerly sold at 15c and 20c.
Duck.?Solid, Colored and
Figured Duck, already shrunk
and only 10c.
Linkn Momkspun.?Jus! re?
ceived, five pieces: and they
are offered at 10c. Nothing
prettier for separate Skirts.
somer or more durable for
Children than a small figured
Gingham. They are the kreuch
designs, worth TJAc; we only
Black Dress Goods.
Our sales on Black Dress
(roods are increasing. The
reason why is: We cany the
best and largest assortment.
It' you are in need of a black
dress don't fail to give us a
call. Ask for the "(told
Medal" brand, either in plain
or figured! Uemember, every
yard is guaranteed.
We also carry many other
brands equally as good. Our
prices are 'lower then else?
46-inch Black Henrietta, all
wool, at 47.|?c
46-inch Black Serge, all
46-inch Black Figured Mo?
50-inch Black Diagonal,
54-inch Black Etamine, 65c.
All-Silk Parasols in white
and black, with or without
ruffles, $1, $1.25, $1.50 and
A few Fancy Parasols we
will offer at half price.
Call and select the choice of.
a Hat, worth from 50c to
$1.50, only '25c.
? Our stock of Flowers we
will offer at *25 per cent, less
than cost. We do not believe
in carrying over any Millinery,
and consequently it must lie
26 Salem Ave.
Celebrated for lie Kreut IprvolIdk ?trnnr th ?nd
hcalthralnr*?. Arsurca the lood n^ulust alum
and all forme of neu lu ration common to cheap
ltOVAL Uakin<i I'owdir Co., New York.
SOME LOCAL NEWS
CUBA IS NEARLY ? REE.
.So ii re my shoes, us the price on them
is so lrw thnt it innkes them nearly free.
Shoes for hig feet and shoes for little
feet?all kinds ol shoes in my two stores
?Salem avenue anil JelTerson street.
FEED YOUR STOCK.
We are headquarters for all kinds of
stock feed. We keep on hand a full sup?
ply of hay, coin, oats, anil chop. Also
sell wheat. Prompt delivery to any part
of the citv. .T. A. HOOVER,
214 Salem avenue. 'Phone 211.
A WONDERFUL WATER.
The attention Dt our readers is directed
to the large advertisement on this page
of the Virginia Mineral Springs Com?
pany, the proprietors and purveyors of
the wonderful Aetna Eicnia Water.
They print this morning two very strong
endorsements of the efficacy of this
v.nter. if you are in trouble drink this
water dally and your troubles will be at
THE PULASKI RE VIAL.
Rev. Ira W. Kinircel, pastor of the
Christian Church, returned yesterday
from Pulaski. where lie conducted a two
weeks' meeting. There were twenty
four additions to the church at that
point brought about by the meeting.
Mr. Kimme! has baptised over filty peo?
ple since May 1st as a result of his
preaching. On Monday Mr. Kimme! at
tended a fishing party on Reed creek and
the party succeeded in overhauling sixty
Insect powder that kills at Massie's
LYNCHBURG FREIGHT OFFICES.
The freight offices of the Norfolk and
Western railroad will ha moved from the
building at the foot of Ninth street and
located in the main freight building,
wluie ollice have recently been lltted up.
The cashier moved into new quarters
about a month ago, and the others will
follow in a few days.?Lynchburg News.
DR. BROUGHTON TO LECTURE.
Dr. L. G. Broughton, of Roanoke, will
deliver a lecture in the members Popular
Lecture Course at the Y. M. C. A. on
?luly 18; subject, ''The Steps in the Eife
of Fast Young Meu." Dr. Broughton is
r. brilliant speaker, and no doubt will be
heard by a large audience.?Lyuchbnrg
SUNDAY-SCHOOL PiCNIC. ,
Christ Church Sunday-school will hold
their annual picnic to day at Mason's
Creek. The cars will leave the church
promptly at H o'clock and the scholars
are * requested tobe on hand promptly.
Friends of the school are invited.
Best Pepsin Gum, two packages for 5
cents at Massles' Pharmacy.
The Rosebud Society of St. .lames M.
E. Church, South, took an outing yester?
day in the neighborhood of Cave Spring.
A large crowd of the little folks were out,
having gone in transfer wagons and car?
riages. The day was most en'oyably
spmt and early in the evening the return
trip was made. Many of the parents of
the children accompanied them on their
DENNIS O'EEARY HURT
Dennis O'Leary, a Roauoker, who Is
located at EcKmau, W. Vu.,was seriously
injured in an accident at that place on
Tuesday. In response to a telegram his
brother, Tom, and his mother left for his
bedside. The surgeon has sonic hopes of
The stockholders of the Fidelity Loan >
and Trust Company have elected the fol?
lowing board of director;,: Col. Thos.
Lewis, S. Hamilton*Graves,'mWm. Welch,
S. H. Helronimus and W. F. Winch.
The board of directors elected officers for
the ensuing year as follows: Thos. Lewis,
president: Wm. Welch, . vice-president:
W. ~F. Winch, secretary and treasurer,
and S. Hamilton Graves, attorney.
DIASTATIC MALT will tone you up
dining this heated term, ll aids diges?
tion and promotes sleep. 15c bottle:
$1.50 dozen. VanLear Bros. Druggists.
A LAWN PARTY!
The ladies cf the First Baptist Church
will hold a lawn party to-night on the
vacant lot corner of Church and Roanoke :
seteets, opposite the residence of Dr. ,
George S. Luck. Ice cream and cake and i
lots of nice things wiil he dispensed. The j
public cordially invited to he present, and i
spend a pleasant evening and. inciden- !
tally, a few dimes. The proceeds lor the
Just received near load of choice Mary?
land hay. J. A. HOOVER. 214 Salem
THE FI HE YESTERDAY.
The the alarm which sounded, at 4:20
p. in. yesterday was occasioned, by some
trash aud waste paper catchtDK fire in
the basement in the rear of the Stoue
Printing Company. The fire companies
respondeil and a large crowd congregated,
hue no damage was done.
Sterilized Malt, the Ideal tonic, $1.50
dozen at Massies' Pharmacy.
Ttic grand jury yesterday returned the
Luke Edwards and Hud Fullis, colored,
house breaking, two counts. A true bill.
John Jackson and Hurley Graves, rob?
bery, a true bill.
K. A. McUhee, assault, not a true bill.
Eugene Carriugton, coloreil, was tried
on the charge of raping a negro girl.
The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
The prisoner was represented by Brand
and Roge, aud the commonwealth by
Edward Lvle, assisted by A. J. Oliver.
Fletcher Willard, of Salem, was tried
on the charge of robbing Patterson's
store on Henry stieet aud found not
The case against Russell Ferrlll,
charged with seduction, was called a ad
In police court yesterday the following
business was trasacted:
Maggie Class, colored, was lined $15
for the larceny of a dress.
Sallie Slaughter, colored, was lined $15
and jailed for thirty days for stealing.
C. \V. El listen and D. M. Trout, disor?
derly, were lined $5 each.
Annie Banks aud Grace CaUoway. col?
ored, and Rosa Garst were fined $2.50
each for disorderly conduct.
The ense of Wesley Robertson, colored,
charged with the theft of a pistol from
Lyle's drug store, was heard and the de?
cision withheld until this morning.
Insect powder that kills at Massie's
IT NEEDS REPAIRS.
The board walk on south Henry street
near Eighth is in a dangerously dilapi?
dated condition and should receive the
prompt attention of the authorities. A
d.day of the matter may result in a law
suit against the city for damages.
The winning WAYS of ouh
famous MANHATTAN' NEG?
LIGEE SHIRT'S ii AVK .M S T
aiiout CLKANE1) Til KM out.
YF.STF.KUAY WE IIKCEIVKI) a
NEW SHIPMENT?AM. SEW PAT?
TERNS. TllEV'lIK HEADY KOIt
G1LKESON & TAYLOR.
N. AND W. STATEMENT.
The statement of the earnings and ex?
penses of the Norfolk and Western rail?
way for the mouth of May shows the
total earnings from passenger, mail and
express to be $897,771.03, a decrease over
the earnings for the same month last
year of $42,15(17.15. The entire operating
expenses including tuxes, were $088.?
4;i8.80, making the net earnings for the
month $200,332.17, an Increase of $47,
1129.CO over that of last year, during the
same period. For the eight months from
October. 1890. to May 81, 1SD7. inclusive,
the tot?L earnings were $7.007,774.15, a
decrease of 0 pei cent, over the same
period of the preceding year. The total
operating expenses for the eight months
was $5,128,4:15.92, leaving the net earn?
ings of the road $1,930,888.28, or an in?
crease over *he earnings of last year of
24 per cent.
ROANOKE MEDICAL SOCIETY.
The Roanoke Me'lical Society has just
been organized with a large membership,
it is composed of members of the medical
profession of this city, Roanoke county
and the adjoining counties. Dr. R. W.
Fry is president of the society: Dr. John
Izard, vice-president: Dr. O W. Woods,
secretary, and Dr. J. Newton Lewis,
treasu er. The organization is now en?
tirely completed. It is understood that !
a few members of the medical profession
will not co operate with the society.
MARRIED LAST NIGHT.
Last night at the residence of the
bride's father, on Wise avenue, M. C.
Franklin was joined iu the holy bonds of
matrimony tu Miss Mary E. MeClure.
It was a cpiiet home wedding, none but
her home people being present. The
ntFair was a very pretty one and the cere?
mony was performed by Rev. Thomas ,T.
Shipman, pastor of the First Baptist.
Church. The happy couple left last night
on the midnight train for Norfolk, aud
wUl be gone for about ten days.
WE ARE STILL ISSUING OUR new
dwelling house policy. This policy is i
only issued on dwellings and house fur?
niture. Take a "Fire alarm" card when
passing our corner. Our rates on suiety
bonds are very low.
CHAS. LUNSFORD & SON,
Leaders iu Fire Insurance. Commercial
Bank Building (Ground lloor.)
BRANN'S ICONOCLAST for July now
ready at, JACK'S NEWS DEPOT.
LOST.?Valuable plain gold * ring.
Finder will receive liberal reward if re?
turned to GARY RULE, 17 3 2 Campbell
avenue s. w.
Roanoke Creamery Butter 20 cents per
pound, delivered. 'Phone 179.
THESE HOT DAYS.
Whytlon't you go to fonavita, next to
Roanoke Cycle Company, for a glass :>f j
his sherbet. Only cost you five cents.
CHEAP RAILROAD FARE
For a few days to all points. See S.
B. PACE & CO., Ticket Brokers, 10 j
Our prices are always special, and we
can at any time meet competitors both iu
prices and grade of goods. We d<> i
straight, legitimate business and give
good values. J. K. ROGERS & CT).
Have you tried our I XFKKMEXTKl) ?KAP1! JI'C'K?
Well. everylHMly is talking about the way we arc serving
ICE ('Kilt.H MODA at ffcenta per glass? to say nothing of our
delicious CHOCOLATE MILK SHAKES, ice cold.
"Pr?'?orii>tlon? Filled Only by Oruclnuten In l'linrmnor."
Van Lear Brothers,
Cor. an!?? &vc *nj .Jeff. Bt.
About o'clock yesterday afternoon, a
suspicious looking negro was seen in tbe
alley between Third and Fourth avenues
u. w.^ Soon two pairs of pauts were
found missing (ro:n the resdlence of Mrs.
Kqul at 111 Fourth avenue n. vr. An
oflicer was sent for, and tbe case was
given to Policeman Rignoy, who after
getting a description of the suspicious
looking neuro went to 'work on the case.
In less than two hours the missing
goods had?been recovered and returned to
the o.vuer and Chas. Saunders, colored,
was locked up and will be given a hear?
ing this morning in the 'police court.
LIGHT DOCTOR NEEDED
The arc light at the comer of Church
avenue and Knanoke street has been on a
vacation for several nlgbts past. Also
at the corner of Jefferson street and
Sixth avenue there Is a Tack of light.
Some attention to this would be appre?
CHARGED WITH THEFT.
"Red Mountain" Kidd was arrested
yesterday by Ollicer Eocke chanted with
the 'arc-ny of a pistol from Sllss Baker.
The case will he heard In the police court
Temple Kuianuel Sunday-school, about
fifty strong, turned out yesterday for a
picnic in Carr's woods. Lee Ephrlain
was master of ceremonies and the chil?
dren enjoyed the occasion to its fullest
PLENTY OF'COAE ON HAND.
Enough Mined at Present to Carry Them
Columbus, ()., July 7.---A. Brenholz,
who manages the home office for the Gen?
eral Hocking Coal [Company, says there
is at least 150,000 tons of coal In storage
In the Northwest. H? estimates that
this will supply all demands for at least
four months, no matter how general the
miners' strike becomes.
There is considerable coal on the Ohio
docks ready for shipment by lake, but
this coal will not be sent West. It will
be held foi tbe purpose of supplying
transient trade. With ' respect to a sup?
ply for railroads it is 'estimated that the
different companies have enough coal on
hand to last them about six weeks.
A TERRIBLE^ EXPLOSION.
Slstorsrllle, W. Va , July 7.?A terri?
ble explosion is reported as having oc?
curred in Ritchie county this morning.
A boiler exploded and three men were
blown to atoms, arms, legs and bauds be?
ing scattered in all directions. Reports
of the catastrophe are extremely meagre
ami the names of the dead are unknown.
FOR THIS WEEK
We offer Bicycles and Sun?
dries at the lowest prices
"ever made In this city.
Call and examine our com?
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
10S Salem Ave. S. W.
"Dead Stuck'1 for bugs. Used by U.
S. Government. A liquid insect powder.
OAS COOKING STOVES.
We will sell you a three burner gas
cooking stove with oven placed in your
house with all needed piping, ready for
use, for $8; terms, $2 cash, balance in
monthly payments of $ 1.
Gas for cooking purposes is supplied
at reduced rate, enabling you to cook
with less expense than with coal and
without the disagreeable heat, aud dust
or the danuer from oil or uasoline. No
additional insurance required by the in?
surance company when usinu gas. Call
at Hooin 2C;i Terry Building and examine
ROANOKE GAS AND WATER COM?
HOT ENOUGH FOR YOU?
I have hot weather shoes for everybody.
Keep your feet nice and cool ann you can
stand the hot. weather. I have complete
stocks in two stores?Salem avenue and
Jefferson street. BACHRACH.
Fresh Pineapples in too-day, sweet and
luscious. Direct from the Florida pine
gr ives. J. J. CATOGNI.
BOARD AND LODGING WANTED.
All persons who will entertain dele?
gates attending the'.State Democratic con?
vention to ba held on August 11, will
please let one of the undersigned know
the number and rate per day and also the
number of their residence. C. B. MOO
MAW, chairman of arrangements com?
mittee, Moomaw building, Jefferson
street. W. P. BRYANT, Secretary,
a course of Ayer's Pills the
system is set in good working
order and a man begins to feel
that life is worth living. He
who has become the gradual
prcj' of constipation, does not
realize the friction under which
he labors, until the burden is
lifted from him. Then his
mountains sink into mole?
hills, his morosencss gives
place to jollity, he is a happy
man again. If life does not
seem worth living to you, you
may take a very different view
of it after taking
! Particular Man
I Is the Man
whose trade I bit! for; every article
of his apparel must be "just so."
.The "job lot bargain counter" assort?
ment has no temptations for him. He
wants just what he wants, and is will?
ing to pay a reasonable price for it.
The more particular you are about
your wearing apparel the more you'll
appreciate my highly tailored Cloth
ino. The best dressed people in the
city come here. W hy '. Because they
know that I keep nothing but the best
of everything, and they know that 1
will not sell anything that will not
give them satisfaction.
Quality is the first thing you want
to look for?the tirst thing you'll be
struck with here. It's the stronghold
of the store. There's quality in my
$7.50 and $10 Suits. The average
store will charge you more. No occa?
sion to promise money back, but 1 do.
I am having a big sale on that
swell Crash Suit that I am selling
at $8. It's all wool ami fits. When
you see them worn by the best dres?
sers you know where they got them.
These hot days you must have
thin undergarments. I am pre?
pared for you from the 25c kind
up. You ran be suited here, no
matter what you want.
In an endless variety?blue and
black colors, guaranteed. Your tai?
lor can't fit you better than I can,
and the priceMs4less^here.
.Tustopeued up some swell Shirts,
all the newest patterns?soft bos?
oms with detachable cuffs, three
sleeve lengths- 70e to $1.50. It's
the new Columbia. You've heard
of it. No other Shirt fits as well.
Bio; line of Children's Wash Suits on sale to-morrow.
Clothier and Furnisher,
Successor to JOS. COHN,
l'tiinl>l>cll Avenue and Jeirerson Street.
This is Really a Wonderful
Its Success in New York During the Last Six Months
Aaainst All Competitors is Remarkable Indeed.
REA? WHAT SOME OF NEW YORK'S BEST PEOPLE SAY :
Pf Hon. Charles 1). Haines, ex Con
gressmaii. UK) Broadway, New
?? 1 consider the Aetna I/ithia
Water a priceless legacy of God to
mankind. It has dune so'much for
my wife and myself in Stomach
Trouble and Dyspepsia that we
cannot say too much in Us praise.
It is truly u wonderful water, ami
we would not be without i:."'
VlROIXIA MlKKRAli SPRINGS Co.
Gentlemen:- i have used your
Aetna i.ithia Water for a few weeks
past, and desire to testify to its
almost magic effect in relieving
conditions hrough? about by the
presence of uric acid.
Pastor 24th Street M. K. Church,
New York City.
We have hundreds of other testimonials you
can read by calling at our office.
For Sale, by all Druggl^tM an?I St. C'lalr Bros., who
Mill deliver it at your door at lOe per gallon.
Virginia Mineral Springs Go.,
Commercial Bank Building.
ROANOKE, VA. >