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The Pioneer Agents.
Represent* tho largest foreign and
Twenty years' experience as agents and
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.
Agents for Fail-bank's Scales.
- Parties desiring to borrow money
-in small loans ranging from $200
?-to $0(10 from the Lynchburg Per
-petual Building and Loan Com
?-pany on improved Roanoke city
-real estate will call and file nppli
J. W. BOSWELL, Agent,
110} Jefferson Street.
CUT THIS OUT ! |
and brine it to my suoro on Jeffer- -
son street and it will be accepte::
as FIVE PER CENT, payment on
any bill you may make.
I. 3 AC HR ACH
Breakfast 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
mpper, 25 cents. Meal tickets, $1. ,).
J. CatoanPs restaurant
Coming and Going.
Mrs. A. 1-. Pearls ami daughter, Miss
Louise,left yesterday afternoon for Chris
t ianslmrg, where they will stay a month.
Miss Myrtle Moler, of Harper's Ferry,
who has been visiting the family of Mr.
S. H. Pace, returned yesterday accompa?
nied by Mrs. Pace aud son, Gordon, who
will spend a mouth in West Virginia vis?
Wlufree Heed went to Columbus,Ohio,
yesterday ?11 a visit.
H. B. Alexander and duo. H. Black,
delegates from Pocahoutns to the ^tate
firemen's convention at Winchester,were
in the city yesterday en route home.
L. E. Colemau left yesterday for Win?
ston, N. C.
Sheriff B. L. Angle, of Frankliu coun?
ty, was in the city yestedray.
E. A. Brand left yesterday for Mont?
gomery White Sulphur Spring'- to spend
Miss Maud Keut went to Elliston yes?
terday to visit friends.
J, W. Shields, Jr., went to Christlans
burg yesterday to spend Sunday with
Miss Meems, of Virginia College, went
to Rocky Mount yesterday to visit
C. E. Barnes went to Bedford last
night to visit his wife, who is spending
some time with relatives.
A. F. Poff, a Floyd merchant, was in
the city yesterday.
Dr. J. L. Dbggett is visiting friends in
Montgomery Messenger: Hugh Jud
gtns, of Hoanoke, is visiting his relations
at Aspen Grove, at the present time. W.
S. Gardner and Walter Linkoiis, of Roa
noke, spent several days at Christians
burg this week.
Flncastle Herald: Mrs. E. M. Scott
returned home last Tuesday from a visit
of a few days to the family of Mr. A. V.
Daniel, in Hoanoke city. Mrs. C. H.
Vines, of Hoanoke. is visiting Mrs.
MehafJy and family, of this place.
Franklin Times Democrat: Mrs. Lam
kin nnd daughter, of Hoanoke, have
been visiting Mrs. Cora Carper at Rocky
Mount. Mr. Harry Carper, who is with
Huff. Andrews & Thomas, Hoanoke, is
visiting his mother, Mrs. Cora Carper, at
Miss Willie Tillman still continues
very ill at her home, 424 Franklin road,
and yesterday her condition was worse
than at any time yet.
Rev. J. A. Barnhart,pastor of the Bap?
tist Church at Vinton, has about recov?
ered fioni his recent*spell of illness.
Edward S. Jack is confined to his home
at Vinton witli malarial fever.
Miss Fannie Walker is seriously ill at
the home of her brother, Dr. Geo. T.
Walker, in Vinton.
Mrs. M. W. Ragland and daughter,
Miss Ella, of Paris, Texas, is visiting the
family of Judge Ban ish, on Kignth avc
?>ue s w.
Comptroller Jamison, of the Norfolk
and Western, is improving in health,
after a louu illness at Forest, Bedford
Educate Your llowels With CJaRcarcts.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever.
10c,2Sc. If C. C.G. fall, druggists rotund money
In a College stated to us some days ago that the "Annual"
we printed for a neighboring college was handsomer than the
one they had had printed in Philadelphia.
We have seen botk "Annuals"?and expect to print both
of them next year.
TJ/iq Stone Sprinting and 55%7- Co,
O/jposito Jifotcl SPoernoAro, &toanoAo, ISa.
&div. *C. Stone, SP/osictont,
A TOUR OF THE CONTINENT.
A. W. Moore, of Florence, S. C, travel?
ing correspondent of the Pythian Lodge
Secret, Atlanta, is in the city, and ivill
remain for several days. Air. Moore is
making a tour across the continent In the
interest of the order.
TO BEGIN A REVIVAL.
Kev. J. W. Daugherty. pastor of the
Apostolic Church, Fulton, Richmond,
V?., will unite with the members of the
Christian Alliance in a series of Gospel
meetiugs. commencing Tuesday, July
13th, at 8 p. in., in the Dunkard Church,
near the Academy of Music, on Salem
avenue. The following announcement
has beeu made: "We invite all Chris
tians who are ?eekiug to know the deeper
truths of the scriptures to attend these
services, and we ask the Spirit-filled
Christians to pray with us for God's
blessing upon the elTort. in convicting
and converting sinners and leading Chris?
tians into a better experience. Ministers
will find a cordial welcome. Come, and
let us have a season of refreshing in the
presence of the Lord."
In the police court yesterday morning
Edward Smith had the usual fine of $2.00
imposed upon him for being disorderly.
J. Davis and Walter Fahnestock, who
were arrested yesterday as suspicious
characters, were lined 85 each "for va?
grancy. These men were supposed to
have robbed Patlck Lillis. as mentioned
in The Times yesterday. Mr. Lillis
thinks he recognized Davis as being the
man who held him up, although he is not
positive of the fact.
Y. M. C. A. CONFERENCE.
Rluefleld Telegraph: The district con?
ference of the V. M. C. A. met in the
Bland Street M. E- Church last night.
There was a hearty song service, after
which W. A. Gather welcomed the dele
vates very earnestly. State Secretary L.
A.'Conltor'responded for them,after which
reports were given by de'egates from
Roanoke city, Roanoke Railroad.Radford
and Bluefleld Associations. Rev. C. I).
Bulla, pastor of Grace M. E. Church,
Roanoke,gave a spleudid address on"Con
stancy," speaking of constancy in court
shin, married life, and then between
parent and child. He relerred in eloquent
words to the constancy of God, and eK
horteil his hearers, in earnest words, to
be constant in devotion and service to
Him who hath given us every blessing.
~~T~ AWRRNOB 8. DAVIS, Flto, Lite and Accl
I j dent I' anrance, No. 5 Campbull avenue W.,
North Brltlab and Mercantile, ot London.
Philadelphia Underwrite?', ot Philadelphia,
rnoealx. of London.
Scottish Union and National, ot Bdtnburgh.
Norwich Union, ct Bngland.
Lommerrlal Union, ot London
New York Underwriters', ot New York.
Lion Fire, of London.
Matual Lite Insurance Co.. ot New York.
Standard Accident, ot Michigan.
WM. BARLOW DEAD.
Wm. Bnrlow, one of the pioneei opera?
tors, wns overcome by the heat yesterday
und dieil at Maybeury. Ho was president
of the Elkhoru Coal and Coke Company,
and was nearly seventy years of aire He
was a native of Pennsylvania.?Bluefield
THE "BIG STORE" AGAIN.
Watt, Hettew ?S: Clay make some
sweeping reductions in desirable mer?
chandise, which is mentioned in their
large ad. Bona*Ilde bargains prevail.
Nothing is fictitious or imaginary in their
Hoanoke Council, No. lit?. Royal Area
urn, will be oflicially visited Monday
night by the following grand oflieers:
Chas. II. Lumsden. ol Lynchburg, grand
orator: James B. Blanks, of Petersburg,
grand secretary: A. B. Botts, of Freder
icksburg.grandjtreasurer, and James Me
Creedy, of Hoanoke, grand warden.
HOANOKE CHORAL SOCIETY.
On account of the warm weather and
so many members being out of the city
the Hoanoke Choral Society will "not
meet again until August 12. The next
meeting thereafter will bo 'August 20tb,
and after that .line, regularly once week,
commencing September 2nd. It is a
pleasure to know that this criramzatiou,
proving to he of so much interest to
mu?ic lovers,is on a peimauent basis. It
is understood that this society will give
the first concert in the Y. M. C A. star
comse next season. Signor Giuonlni,
who was so well received "on his first an
pearnnce here, will probably take part in
A FALBE ALARM.
Some mischief-maker turncd'in a false
lire alarm from box MO last night at 12:10,
at the corner of Nelson street and Nor?
folk avenue. Key 91 was found sticking
in the box, the owner of which, if iden?
tified, will probably have trouble.
SEEKING A NORTHERN OUTLET.
West Virginia Central Negotiating For a
Shorter Line to tho Lakes.
Cumberland, MA, July 10.?The West
Virginia Central and Pittsburg railroad,
the main outlet of which to the seaboard
is viit Cumberland, Is negotiating for a
now outlet to the North and West, afford?
ing it a shorter line to the lakes than it
uow has to the seaboard.
The main factor iu the now route will
be the Altoona and Beech Cieek rnilroad,
which was recently reorganized. Sena?
tor Elkins, Senator Gorman. ex-Senator
Henry G. Davis, and R. C. Kerens, of i t.
Louis, are among the leading West Vir?
ginia Central stockholders.
DAVIDGE MACG1LL DEAD.
Tho Richmond Veteran, Made a Good
Record During the War.
Richmond, July 10.? Mr. Davidgo Mac
Gill, son ot the late Dr. Charles MttcGlll,
of this city,died yesterday at Leakesville,
N. C, and nis remains were brought hero
this evening for interment. He would
have been 61 years old to dny.
At the beginning of the late war ho en?
listed la Company C, First Maryland
Cavalry, and while on Irs way from Ha
gerstowu, Md., to join his command was
captured and taken back to jail at Ha
gerstowa. He escaped from this prison
by digging under the walls, went South,
and found his company, which he joined,
and fought with conspicuous gallantry
nil through the war, being wounded in
the battles near Richmond.
ALMOST A CYCLONE.
Milwaukee, July 10.?A terrllic wind
storm struck Oak Grove,near'here,to-day,
taking many buildings off their founda?
tions and seriously damaging crops. Loss
to property will be very heavy and it is
feared that several liven are lost.
A COAL FAMINE.
Chicago, July 10.?A coal famine con?
fronts this city. Every pumping station,
all public institutions and the elevated
roads are threatened with a shortage
The city will seize all coal coming into
the town for the purpose ot" keeping the
water works runnlug, and to hell? out the
electric light plants if necessary.
EXILE FOR SAADI HEY.
Constantinople, July 10.?Saaill Hey
has been appointed mutessaviff of Erfa
Asiatic Turkey. As he ;s "suspected of
young Turkey affiliations this is tanta?
mount to sending him into exile. Saadi
Hey wai the chief accountant of the min?
istry of commerce.
Rilboa. Spain, July 10.?The'socialists
are continuing their agitation among the
striking miners here and the situation is
grave. Reinforcements of troops and po
lice have arrived here.
NORDICA OUT OF DANGER.
London, July 10?Madame Lillian Nor
dies', the primn'donna, who has be<*n scrl
Otisly ill at the Hotel Savoy, is now con
sidered out of danger.
Tho fie- s9
ilmila /0|' ,, gg- Isen
"Dead Stuck" kills roaches, ants
moths and bedbugs. Non poisonous, "-.'?>
BONES STICK UP IN FIELDS.
Nature Playing the Bole of a -Resume*
tloulst at Malveru Hill.
Richmond, duly 10.?Bones of soldiers
buried nearly thirty-five years ago near
the battlefield of Mul vorn Hill and Fort
Harrison, are by somo**aubterrnnean phe?
nomena being forced from the shallow
earth in which they v.ere burled. ;Robert
P. Benuett, of Malvern Hill, came here
today to tell about them, and the
stiange occurrence. He fays in one field
bones are sticking up through the ground
llko growing plauts. At the same place
a short time ago none were to bo seeu.
This field was tho 'scene of some hot
fighting and both Union and Confeder?
ates were burled there. The stiange role
nature is playing, that of a resurrectionist,
has excited intense interest In the county.
Bennett says there are enough ones in
sight to niako six hundred skeletons. The
keeper of Washington's old headquarters
here a few days ago went to the battle?
field and secured a bau of human bones
to be exhibited as war relics.
MRS. LEASE FOR SOCIALISM.
She Says the Silver Question is nn Issue
of the Past.
Carthage, Mo., July 10.?Mrs. Mary E.
Lease, who is hero as a 'ecturer at the
Chautamiua Assembly, said in an inter?
"Tho silver qaestlon is 'an issue of the
past, and will never again serve as the
lending issue for the refcrm elements of
politics If Mr. Bryan is going to make
the silver question the dominant issue in
the next campaign, here is onu woman
"Socialism is the hope of the country.
Iu the next campaign the fight will be
made for industrial emancipation of the
SUICIDE RATHER THAN ARREST.
A Lawyer Kills Himself When Charged
Hyde Park, Mass., July 10.?A deputy
sheriff served a warrant on Edmund Da?
vis, a well-known Boston lawyer, last
evening charging him with the embezzle?
ment of $28,000 wh'ch he had invested and
lost for Mrs. J. Kratn, in Florida phos?
Davis said he wished to step into
another room. lie was permitted to do
so and went upstairs to bis chamber. A
moment later the sound of a pistol shot
was heard. The deputy sheriff rushed
up stairs and found Davis lying on tho
floor of his room blcedina from a wound
in the head, lie lived until -i o'clock this
Don't Tolincro Spit mul Smoke. Your Life Ann*.
To quit tobacco easily and forever, be mag
nclic, full of life, nervo and vigor, take N'o-To
One, the wonder-worker, thai makes weak men
strong. All druggists, 60c or II. Cure guaran?
teed. Booklet and sample free. Address
Hterliiu: Keniedy Co . Chicago or New York.
Breakfast. 23 cents: dinner, 25 cents;
supper 2.1 cents. Meal tickets, $4. J.
J. Catognl's restaurant.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Ali druggists refund the money if it. fails
to cure. 25c.For sale by Johnson ?c John
Strawberry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawberries at J. J. Catognl's.
Subscribe for The Times.
W & CLAY
Sweeping reductions every day till every vestige of Summer Merchandise has disappeared.
Bona fide bargains. No made-up prices or fictitious valuations to make our merchandise sound cheap and catch the unwary,
Ten pieces Fine W.hite Persian Lawn, sheer and pretty
like Organdie, actual value L5c, now only 11 Ac
One case line Zephyr Gingham, in tin-small, neat styles,
actually worth 10c, now ujc.
50-inch Black Brocaded "Granite," for separate skirts,
decidedly pretty and stylish, actual value X7Ac now 50c.
Six pieces French Checks, absolutely all wool, a great
favorite for separate skirts for summer and early autumn
wear, worth 59c, reduced to 35c.
Mcrrimack Shirting Calicoes, in the pretty lighl styles
for Waists and W rappers, I?est 5c quality, here only 4c.
Six pieces Striped Linen Gauze Dress Goods, very fine
and sheer, all pure linen, has been 25e, now only 17c.
Fifteen pieces yard-wide Percales, in styles suitable for
Wrappers and Shirt Waists, regular prices 8c, 10c and L'JAcj
now you get choice of the lot for 6c.
Fifteen dozen Ladies' Fine Muslin and Cambric Night
Gowns, handsomely trimmed, low and high necks any
garment among them cheap at ?1 -divided into two !<>;>
09c and 75c bargains.
Ten pieces Fine Dotted Dress Swiss, very sheer and
prei t v. worth 15c, only 1 1 e.
Five pieces Fast Black French Batiste, the choicest hot
weather material for ladies wearing black, worth 17c here
onlv 12 Ac.
Your Old Trunk
May be (piite go id enough to take with you on your
summer outing; but liow about the appearance. New
things are^so nice. A new one can lie had at our store for
half wharthe old one cost you. Car-load to select from.
All styles, all grades, all prices. Your name printed on
free. Free delivery.
Have You Seen Them?
The latest in Ladies' Ties! They are: "Butterfly"
Baud Bows, plaids and plain : "Soliel Plaited" Band Bows,
plaids and plain; New "Midget" Band Bows, plaids and
plain. They are the correct thing in New York. Fall in
line and be ??up-to-date." 25c each.
One lot Hemmed Huckaback Towels, put up in pack?
ages of one dozen each?sold only by the dozen?value
*l.7f>. ?'2 and $2.25 per dozen?for the dozen assorted
Towels oul\ ?1.68.
One case Fine French Zephyr Ginghams in very pretty
styles, regular value 12Ac now only 8c.
Large Figured Black Mohair for Separate Skirts, a great
favorite for summer wear, sheds the dust, 42-inch, only 50c.
50-inch Black Ktamine for Separate Skirts, regular price
$1, reduced to 59c?bargain.
Striped Storm Serge for Skirts, black and navy with
white stripes, worth 25c?cut in half?only 12-U-.
One case 86-inch Fine Bleached Muslin, value 7c, for
Five bales Hue yard-wide Sea Island Cotton, as good as
you ever get for 6c?here only f>c
One lot Ladies' Fine Waists, all of our regular lines that
sell for ?1.25, >;l..'5,.i and $1.50?nothing imaginary here,
they are good, big values?choice for 98c.
All our magnificent line of "Mimosa" Lawns, Chatillon
Striped Lawns and Lattice-Striped Lawns, the entire 12Ac
line, all for 8c a yard.
One lot Ladies' best Calico Wrappers to be closed out,
worth $1 each, you can't make one for less, here only 59c.
Twenty-five pieces 27-inch 'best Cotton Bird's Lye
Diaper, ten yards to piece, 69c a piece.
White French Pique in the large welts, for Separate
Skirts?such as you pay 25c for at other stores?only I5e.
The "Big Store" Always Leads.