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The Pioneer Agents.
: Represent* the largest foreign and
>, Twenty years' experience as agents and
"'usters; also Issue surety bonds..
Commercial National Bank Building,
( Ground Floor.
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.
E3?** Agents for Fnirbank's Scales.
?- Parties desiring to borrow money
-In small loans ranging from $200
I-to $000 from the Lynchburg Per
-petual Building and Loan Com
!-pany on improved Roanoke city
-real estate will call and file appli
J.W. BOSWELL, Agent,
110* Jefferson Street.
CUT THIS OUT !
and brine it to my soore on Jeffer?
son street and it will he accepted
as FIVE PER CENT, payment on
any bill you may make.
v -3reakfast 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
supper, 25 ceuts. Meal tickets, $4. J.
J. Cntocni's restaurant
Coming and Going.
Howaid Rhodes, of tue Roanoke post
office, left yesterday for Lexiugton to
sDond his summer vacat'cu.
Niss Louise McCarthy, daughter of
Carlton McCarthy, of Richmond, is a
guest of her cous'ri, Miss Kmily Davis,
at No. 407 Twelfth avenue s. w.
J. A. Allen, of Norfolk, spent a a por?
tion of Sunday in the city.
R. A. Buckner, manager, and V.
Spaulding, superintendent of the South?
ern Express Company, left Sunday on an
outing tour in the vicinity of the Great
Miss Elizabeth Johnson went to Buch?
anan yesterday to visit friends.
Rev. J. T. Shipman, of the First Bap?
tist Church, left yesterday for Houston
to visit his mother for ten days. He will
return August 1st to preach his first an?
R. E. Scott went to Harrisonburg yes?
terday on business.
B. S. Pedigo, commonwealth's attorney
of Floyd county, passed through the city
yesterday en route to Washington.
H. C. Wysor, of Pulaski, is In the city
Miss Susie Flippin returned to her
home in Lynchburg yesterday after a
pleasant visit to friends i" the city.
Dr. J. B. Taylor, of Salem, passed
through the city yesterday en route to
H. W. Swartzs, formerly baggage agent
here,left yesterday on a visit to friends in
Capt. Wm. Booth went to Lithia yes?
terday on business.
Ed. Seeligson has returned to the city
from the South, where he has been at?
tending school for some months.
Major Joseph H. Sands, after a pleas
nut visit to his family here, has returned
to his railroad duties in South Carolina.
Miss fieorgia Roberts and Mrs. H. H.
Horton left yesterday for Greenbrier
White Sulphur Springs.
A SHAKESPEARE RECITAL.
La?t night at the chapel of the National
Business College, Frederick Going, of
New York, gave a Shakespeareau recital
in the chapel of the National Business
College under the patronage; of many of
the leading ladies and ^gentlemen of the
city. The recital of Hamlet was wull re
celved by the large audience and all will
be delighted to near Mr. Goings again
to-night in King Henry V.
A LONG RUN.
The Bristol News has the following bit
of interesting railroad news: Beginning
Monday night trainmen on the Norfolk
aud Western leaving Bristol will run
through to Bluetleld. W. Va., a distance
of 171 miles, and return. Formerly there
were two separate crews for tbis run,con?
necting at Radford, but no a- it is made
into one run by the new management.
Rev. Ira W. Kimmel began a pro?
tracted meeting at Piney Grove Church
last night, which will last a week and
Breakfast, 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
supper 25 cents. Meal tickets, $4. J.
J. Catogui's restaurant.
I The Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company: J
^ Santtomon t 2/au Aaoo mado iAo parnpA/et iooA dainty and Jjjjj
attractive, and tvo ara both vary muck p/oasod. Wo
^ Mo Mo couor in poari pray and titto in So rin an
& , **""' s
Representing ? line of the best
companies in ex
.^p*?^ istenee, we respect?
fully solicit your
Fire, Life anil Accident Insurance,
7 Campbell Ave.. Roanoke, Va.
GONE TO MISSOURI.
E. Ij. Robinson and wife left yesterday
afternoon for Louisiana,Mo.. on a ytait'to
relatives and friends at Mr. Robinsou's
old bcme. Their ninny frieuds here wish
them a pleasant'vislt, but hope they will
not find things so agreeable iu Missoini
that they will conclude to make that
State their luture home. ' ..
"July IS, 1S?G, our store,four dwelling
houses and three barns were washed
away by a fiood. Soon after the comn u
nl*y was visited by an epidemic of bloody
ilux. In a short time we sold ten dozen
of Chamber.aiu'sColic,Cholera and Diar?
rhoea Remedy and in every case where it
was used the results were all that could
be desired; in lact our physicians ad?
mitted that it would do more toward
bringing about a cure of flux than they
could do."?BUSH .V- kinsley,
Auburn, W. Va., Oct. 8, 189G. For sale
bv H. C. Barnes, "He puts of presetp
Refreshments and music ab Crystal
Spring on next Tuesday and Wednesday
from ~? until 10 o'clock in the evening. An
admission fee of ten cents will be charged.
Children will find special atttractious
awaiting them and will be admitted' free.
Strawberry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawberries at J. J. Catosjui's.
"Dead Stuck" kills roaches, ants,
moths and bedbugs. Non-poisonous, 23
LAWRRNCB H. DAVIS, Piro, Lira and Acci?
dent It enrancs, No. 6 Campbell avenue W.,
North British and Mercantile, ot London.
PatUdelpbla Underwrite?', ot Philadelphia,
l'noerdx. nf London.
Scot-lsh Union and National, ot Edinburgh.
Norwich Union, ot Bnglaud.
lommorrial Union, ot London
Now York Underwriters', ot New York.
Lion Fire, of London.
Mattial Life Insurance Co.. otNow York.
Standard Accident, ot Michigan.
Union Teachers' Agencies of America.
Bor. L. D. HASS, D. D , Manager.
ritlsburg, P.-t.; Toronto, Canada; New Orleans,
La ; New York N. Y.; Washington, ?. C;
ban Francisco, Cat; Chicago. 111.; tit.
1.oiiis. Mo. and Denver, Colorado.
There nro thousand* ot positions to be fl'.lcd
within the next tew months.
Addrcse all app'lc^tlone to UNION TBAUUBRS*
AGENC1BS, Saltsbnrj?. Pa
"Tho brido was temporarily disabled
iu consequence of having fallen down
n stairway the day before, and she made
tho bridegroom sit down by her sido
when tho clergyman married them."
"I don't think much of that bride?
groom. Ho ought to hnvc stood up for
: Iiis rites."?Chicago Tribnuo.
She Was Interested.
Gobang?I have just met ouo ef the
girls to whom I was engaged last sum?
Grymes?Did sho manifest nuy par?
Gobang^?Ob, yes; sho usked for an
introduction!?New York Journal.
"Tho darkest hour," said Cholly
Stuylato eaguly, "is just beforo the
Sho went to tho window and peered
"You are right," sho said.?New
York Sunday World.
Official?Yon are seeking- aid from
tho Society For the Friendless. What
havo you done that you huve no friends:
Applicant?Sir,. I was a baseball um?
pire in my day.?Princeton Tiger.
HUMOR OF THE HOUR.
Little Clarence, (-with a rising inflec?
tion)?Pa, you know?
i. Mr. Callipers (trying to road)?-No,
"Don't what, pa?" ?
"Don't know tho answer to whatever
question yon are abont to ask."
"Why, you don't know what I am
going to usk, do you, pa?"
"No, of course not."
"Then how do yon know yon don't
know what it is?"
"I don't know what it is that I don't
know, but, all tho same, I know I don't
?'But, pa, if you don't know what it
1b that you don't know, how do you
know you don't know? If you don't
know, it seems to mo thnt you don't
know whether you know or don't know,
"I know I don't know simply becnuso
I know I don't know tho uuswers to
any of tho outlandish questions that
your peculiar inquisitiveness is forever
prompting yon to usk."
"Oh, well, ask your question and bo
done with it. What is it that you want
"Why, I?I don't know. You'vo
made me forget it."?New York Sun?
There Was No Danger.
In tho Brazilian hotels men nro em?
ployed to do tho chamber work, and
they are prono to rush into the bed?
rooms of tho guests when occasion re?
quires without knocking. A prim littlo
Yaukeo "schoolmaim" visiting liio do
Janeiro was much annoyed at this cus?
tom and, after mildly protesting several
times without effect, hIio said severely
to tho boy who did tho work in her
room: "Juan, bo good enough to under?
stand that I will not allow yon to open
tho door of my room without knocking.
If you do it again, I shall certainly re?
port you at tho office. Why, I might be
' 'No danger of thnt, scnoTa," respond?
ed Juan in his best English. "Before I
corno in I alwuys look me through the
A Declaration of Love.
"I lovo you!" exclaimed tho count,
and n look of deep affection welled up
in Iiis aristocratic face.
"I love you," ho repeated. They were
alone in tho elegantly appointed draw?
ing room of Boodlegreat, Sr.
"I lovo you," he protested for tho
thrrd time, and, taking up Boodle
great's cheekbook, which had been left
on tho table, tho count warmly pressed
it to his breast.?Pittsburg Chronicle.
Uncle Allen's Objection.
"I liked the music at church this
morning very well for the most part,"
said Undo Allen Sparks, in speaking of
it afterward, "but it seemed to mo the
bass singers in tho choir marred tho
effect of ono selection when they sang it
in this style, 'Let all the nations know,
to earth's remotest bow-wow-wownd.' "
-This is what we often hear.
-How would yon rebuild in
--case of Are, or iu what con
-?dltlon would yon leave your
--family if you had no life ln?
-? The cost is nominal, com
-pared with thb protection.
Get the Best?Insure With
RO. M. KENT, JR.
Ofllce No. 107 (ground floor) Terry B'ld'g,
The Old Sandbox.
"Blotting paper," said a man of ma
turo years, "has been commonly used
for only about 40 years. Before that we
used Bund, which was ponred from a
sand box out upon tho paper. Enough)
of it adhered to tho wet ink to keep it
from blotting. Tho rest was poured
back into tho box. I think I liked tho
old sand box bettor than I do the mod?
ern blotting paper. Sometimes when,
j'ou opened a letter yon would Hud sand
in tho envelope, which hud rubbed off
the letter in transit. But that didn't do
any hurt, and tho letter itself was moro
sightly to look at than the letter of to?
day. It did not shade off pale, whore
from ink had been taken from thn lines
bodily by tho blotter?it was uniform
in color. And tho lines, lino and coarse,
were jost as tho writer mado them?not
blended or blurred or softened or spread
out, more nearly uniform. They wero
clear and prcciso and characteristic of
"I liked tho old sand box, but of
course wo couldn't nee it mmw; we're
too busy."?Now York Sun.
a mail will die for want of air in five
minutes,, for want of sleep in ten days,
for want of water in u week and for
want of food at varying periods, do
pendent on circumstances.
BUCKLEN'S AKNICA SALVE.
The Best Salve in the world for Cuts,
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chil?
blains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions,
and positively cures Piles, or no pay re?
quired. It Is guaranteed to give perfect
satisfactionnr money refunded. Price 25
cents per box. For sale at Massle's Phar?
macy, 109 Jefferson street. Roanoke.
It is not a remedy put up by any Tom,
Dick or Harry jt Is'compounded] by expert
^pharmacists, Ely Bros, offer a 10 cent
trial she. Ask your druggist. Full size
Cream Halm 50 cents. We mail it.
ELY BROS., Warren St., N. Y.
Since 1861 I have lieen a great sufferer
from catarrh. I tried Ely's Cream Halm
and to all appearances am cured. Terri?
ble headaches from which I had Ionic
suffered are gone.? W. .1. Hitchcock, late
Major U. S. Vol. and A. A. Gen., Buffalo,
Big piles of Seasonable and stylish goods at prices below actual cost to manufacture.
Fifty-cent pieces buy dollars' worth now-a-days at the "Big Cash Store." One-price to all
Special in plain Holland Dress Linen, 28 inches wide,
worth 17c, fbr 124c. Finer grades at 15c, 17c, 25cj 33c.
Fine Sheer Linen Batiste, the correct thing for very hot
weather, pare linen; only 124c Some very fine ones, per?
fect beauties, at 17c, 20c and 25c.
Ten pieces liest "Covert Cloth'1 for Separate Skirts, in
the choicest colors yet produced, just opened, fresh from the
hands of the makers, only 124c
''Tailor-made" Duck Suitings for Separate Skirts, al
ways L24c; at the "Big Cash Store" 10c.
Big lot beautiful styles in Corded Lawns and Lac?
Striped Lawns, worth 8c; marked down to 5c. Gome at
once if you want these. Remember the price, 5c.
Linen Homespun for Separate Skirts and Reefer Suits
at other stores 124c; the "Big Gash Store" sells it for 10c,
One. hundred and twenty pieces "Jaconal Duchessc,
the best thing that's made in 12Ac Lawns; choice lot of new
Printings, many pretty things in black and white in the lot
they go at just half price at the "Big Store," only 6J-C.
Special in 36-inch Linen Homespun Suiting for Ladies
wear; worth 25c a yard. Come curly to get it. Now 15c
Our grand line of beautiful 12.U- Lawns have been
whacked off to 8c.
NOW, ABOUT TRUNKS!
Do you need a Trunk Do y< u want to save money
when you buy a Trunk, and get the best made Trunk in the
Hundreds of people hf.ee bought Trunks from us and
say they have saved a <^o dry sum.
Will you do likewise \ Your name nicely printed on it
without extra charge. This helps to identify your own.
Special in Plain Holland .Dress Linen, 28 inches wide,
worth 17c, for 12Ae. Giner grades at 15c, 17c, 25c, 33c.
One case tine Zephyr Gingham, in the small, neat style's,
actually worth 10c; now 6|ci
Case Indigo Blue Denim for workingmeifs overalls; just
the proper weight for hot weather; easy to wash; good as
you usually get for 10c; at the "Big Store" for 9c. ??
One case White Counterpanes, summer weight, pretty
designs; other stores ask 59c; our special price for pay-day
50-inch Black Brocaded "Granite," for separate skirts,
decidedly pretty and stylish, actual value. 87 Ac; now 50c.
Six pieces French ('hecks, absolutely all-wool, a great
favorite for separate skirts for summer and early autumn
wear, worth 59c; reduced to 35c.
Merrimaek Shirting Calicoes, in the pretty light styles
for Waists and Wrappers, best 5c quality; here only 4c.
Large Figured Black Mohair for Separate Skirts, a great
favorite for summer wear, sheds the dust, 42-inch, only 40c
no-inch Black Etamine for Separate Skirts, regular price
%\\ reduced to 59c?BARGAIN.
Fine Linen Gauze Dress Gocxls with pretty colpred
stripes, 32 inches wide, was 25c; balance to go for only 17c.
Twenty pieces Dotted Swis.s Muslin for Curtains, 40
inches wide, only 12|c.
Sheer White Lawn Checks, worth 8c; going here for
Eighty-five dozen Towels will be seen on table at en?
trance (east side). Some lag All-Linen Huckaback, some
Hemstitched Huckaback. Jtist eighty-five do&lii in all?
equal to any 124c Towels in the land. Here your choice
for 10c; or $1.15 per d?sten.
Striped Storm Serge for Skirts, black and navy, with
white stripes, worth 25c?cut in half?only 124c.
One case White Counterpanes, largest size, hemmed and
ready for use?the equal in quality and .appearance of any
$1.25 Counterpane?if you are in quest of bargains come
to the "Big Store."?here only 08c.