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Who are preparing for the
Democratic Convention on Au?
gust 11. We have decided to
aid you in this by making a re?
duction in our stock of Table
Linens, Napkins, Towels, Tow?
eling, Counterpanes, Sheets and
50-luch Turkey Rod Table Linen, at 20c.
ItOinbh Turkey Red Table Line?, at
GO-inch Imported Turkey Red Table
Linen, at 40c.
50-Inch All Linen Unbleached Table
00-tnbh All-Linen Unbleached Table
Iis [ncli All-Llneri Unbleached Table
5tt-luch Blenched Tallin Linen, at?T l-2c.
00 inch All-Liner. Bleached Table
Iii neu, at '13c.
All Linen fi-8 Napkins, GOc dozen.
Ail Linen 0*8 Napkins, TVe dozen.
All-Linen 3 8 Napkins, [>~h: dozen.
All-Linen ? ! Napkins, $1.23.
All-Linen 8-4 Napkins, $1.30.
All Linon Fringed Doylies, at 40c.
All-Linen Fringed Doylies, at 60c.
All Linen Fringed Doyli.-.. at 75c.
AH Linen Fringed Doylies at $1,
A yood 9 4 Bleached Sheet, already
A nood 10 4 Bleached Sheet, rendy for
A good 80x43 inch PillowCase,hemmed,
12 l-'ic each.
A better grade of muslin, same size,
White Spreads, lnrgo enough for dou?
ble bed, hemmed, 50?\
A better euallty, at 75c.
( Extra good values, at$l.
'' All Linen Hnck Towels, 18x30, at $1.10
All Linen Damask Towels, 18.\3G,
f 1.50 dozen.
I All Linen Damnsk Towels, 20x40, $3
All Linen Damask Towels, 20x50, 25c
"Hemstitched and fringed, 26x50, 25c
Turkish Towels, at 5c, 10c and 12 l-2c.
' Extra Heavy Cotton Twill Toweling,
1 All Linen Toweling, at 8c, 10c and
The best 4-4 B'eached and Unbleached
' Cotton in the city for 5c per yard.
A big reduction in our Wash Goods de
- partment.conslsting of Lawns.Organdies,
' Dimities, Ginghams and Crash Suitings.
W e heve put the knife in these summer
V* fabrics. So low that they must move.
Call Monday and seo for yourself.
26 Salem Ave
SOME LOCAL NEWS
CUBA IS NEARLY BREE.
So are my shoes, as tho price on them
is so lew that it makes them nearly free.
Shoes for big feet and shoes for little
feet?all kinds ol shoes in my two stores
?Salem avenue and Jefferson street.
Examine tho Virginia Carriage Co.'s
buggies before buying. Tbey are manu?
factured at home and their prices will
ELEGANT LINE OF CARPETS.
We have just received one of the largest
and finest lines of carpets ever displayed
in Roanoke and of great variety. Wo in?
vite the public to inspect them. Our
stock of furniture embraces every article
for household uud otlice use.
OVERSTREET fk THURMAN,
18 aud 20 Campbell avenue.
The ladies who aro preparing to receive
the delegates of the Democratic conven?
tion will do well to *ca\\ Jat Rosenbaum
Bros., where they will Und big bargains
in the way cf table linen, napkins, coun?
terpanes, ready made sheets aud pillow
Read the Bazaar announcement on the
second page of The Times this morning.
They have just received a full lino of
'W. R." Corsets. Give them a call to?
AN AMATEUR GAME.
A gooil game was played at tho ball
park yesteiday between tho Npwtown
Sludgers and Pnrlane's'Alerts, resulting
in a victory for the Alerls by the score of
IS to 1-1. The feature of "the "game was
the lirst base work of Ben .Tones of the
Alerts, and the^flefdinc of Tom Trout, of
the samo team. Batteries: Hopkins mid
Schaofcr brothers: Sours and Cramer,
Umpire, Harry Helms.
SOME TRUE VALUE.
That's what is offered by F.. Wile, the
JotVorson street clothier, In'his ail. this
morning. Those suit* he is selling for
$8.98 ale truly remarkable bargains.
Give him a call to morrow morning.
iIE IE FOR LASS1TER.
.Too. D. Wat kins, of Petersburg, was
in the city yesterday and left on the
afternoon train for Hollins,where he will
spend the time pricr to the meeting of
tho Democratic convention in this city
on August 11. Mr. Wntklus i- a delegate
and says that tho Hon. J. R. Lassiter
will came into the convention with 400
instructed deieuates for the attorney,
generalship. He snys that, these men
will not come here to decry any candi?
date in opposition to Mr. Lassiter.
MUCH TALKED OF PICNIC.
The much talked of picnic of the First
Rant!st Church will take place Tuesday,
when the children of the schon) will he
given a good outing at the picnickers1
mecca, Coynor'a Spvinirs. All friends nf
the school and 'contrrenation are invited
to participate The train will leave the
Union'dopot at U a. m. and on the return
leave Coyner's at 5:30. The round trip Is
I '-25 cents.
LOW PRICKS LOWER.
The new tariff will undoubtedly cause
a rise in tho price of "clothing, so now is
the time to buy what you need, for nrices
will never atrain be so low. The Phila?
delphia One-Price Clothing House offers
some remarkable bargains in their ad.
on the fourth patre.
Fresh limes just received at VanLenr
Mrs. C. K. Schwrar returned to Ron- j
noke yesterday from the mountains,
whither she had been "with her "ick son,
in tho hope of his receivine abenelit from
the change. "No such benefit was re?
ceived and the child now'liescritically ill
with cerebral meningitis,with no hope of
A SURPRISE PARTY.
About twenty young ladies and gentle?
men "last, Friday'evening resolved them?
selves iuto a committee of the whole and
gnve Miss Mary Foller, of 315 Fifth
avenue n. e., an agreeable surprise.
After spending a delightful evening, to?
ward midnight they wended their way
homward highly pioased with their suc?
cess and the hospitality they met with.
OFF FOR KLONDIKE. "
Gus Wrarner,a former proprietor of the
Wayside Inn, but a native of Germany,
left yesterday for Seattle, Wash., from
whence he will sail In a few days for
Alaska. Gus is bound for Klondike, his
passage already being secured and ho will
be just in time to reach the last boat
BACK FROM A PLEASANT TRIP.
Miss May Jones, of Eighth avenue s.
w., with her cousin, MissMattie Hender?
son, of Johnson City, Tenn., have just re?
turned from a visit to Niagara Falls and
other point" or ^interest in Canada and
the United States and will on Friday
next leave for tho home of tho latter in
Tennessee to remain several weeks.
Tlll-1 NEW I)ISIXFK<TANT ?
Jjg^&lj USED IX ALL THE LEADING HOS
ajtsPV PIT ALS AND IT IS E8PEOIALLT
* ADAPTED FOIt HOUSEHOLD USE;
? ECONOMICAL, NON-POISONOl s
fl^ AND WILL NOT INJURE THE
MOST I>ELICATK FABRIC.' IT
WILL RIO YOITI5 IIOUSF. OK ROACHES, RUGS
AND ANTS, AXD DESTROY ALL INSECTS ON
PLANTS AND FLOWERS. PRICE 25 AND 50
CENTS, EITHER IN POWDER OR LIQUID
FORM at MASSIE'S PHARMACY.
CHEAP RAILROAD RATES
To all principal points. S. B. PACE
& CO., Ticket Brokers, 10 Jefferson St.
TO HORSE OWNERS.
Trv bhaner, the Kentucky shore shocr
at 307 West Salem avenue. 'Phone.307.
Prompt attention and satisfaction guaran?
In police court yesterday the following
linos wore assessed:
Frank Woods. James Kollv and Ray?
mond Roberts $5 each for vagrancy.
Bam Sandrich $3.50 for drunkenness.
Three other citizens served the same faie.
Besides having a number of people on
the docket for the non-payment of their
dog tax, several have been ordered before
court for non-payment of their business
DEATH OF AN INFANT.
C. W. C. Woolwine went to Allegheny
Springs yesterday 'moringto embalm the
body of a child an'1 later in the day wired
for a casket, which was ;sont him on the
afternoon train. No particulars could
be learned as to who tbe child was.
The Times has 'received ;a catalogue of
the Virginia Polytechnic ' Institute for
1890, which is well worthy of. perusal. It
contains pictures of the farm .imlldhms,
and the creamery and cheese-factory,
operated in connection with the school.
The catalogue is wed 'gotten up and
gives a very encouraging account of the
institute and the various industries and
interests that it. represents.
STREET CARS "ALL RUNNING.
The Electric Light and Power Comp?
any aftet several days of hard work was
able yesterday morning to put the street
cars on the various lines in the city and
vicinity in full operation,and henceforth,
unless another disastrous electric nl storm
should occur, there will be no interrup?
tion in the running of the street cars or
the lighting of lamps. The company de?
serves to be congratulated on Its suc:ess
ful ell'orts in repairing the apparatus at
headquarters and all the breakages in the
trolleys in this city and elsewhere. The
general public has no idea of |the amount
of damage done 'by the late storm to the
delicate machinery connected with the
oprration of the railway lines am1 every?
thing else where light and | power had to
be developed. The loss of the company
wtin heavy; but the repairs are thou rough
Mrs. J. W. Airhcart has received a
check for $'2,000 from the Knights of
Honor, that beim; the amount cf Insur?
ance carried by her husband, who was n
member <if that, organization. This was
quick work on the part of the organisa?
tion and is highly appreciated by Mrs.
THE VALUE OF ADVERTISING.
H. C. Harnes, one of the popular
,T< Iterson street drucglsts, has for spine
time been putting aller his name the
legend, "He puts up prescriptions." On
yesterday morning a letter on a business
matter "enched his drug store from
GreonVille, South Carolina, where it. had
been mailed at '.' p. m. on the 29th in?
stant. It whs directed to only "Ho puts
up prescriptions, Roauoke Va.," and
came straight to its destination. Every?
body in Roanoko may not know that Mr.
Harnes puts up prescriptions, but by
advertising that fact in The Hnnnoku
Times lie has become largely known as
an onterfrlatnc business man. as the
prom tit delivery" of the above letter will
show. Those who doubt the efficacy of
printer's ink should try again and profit
by Mi. Barnes' example.
THE LABOR PICNIC.
Arrangements have, all hern perfected
for the large labor picnic, which is to be
held Labor Day, at Crystal .Springs. All
organized labor will be out en masse and
the parade, from pris.Mit indication?,
will be the largest ever seen in our city.
Each organization will be distinguished
by banners, each body wearing different
costumes, and taken nil together will
present a magnificent display of organ?
ized labor in our city. We arf informed
that the day will be made specially pleas?
ant1 for ladles and children, a committee
of gentlemen having been specially ap?
pointed to look after the comfort of
ladies. There will be a large pavilion
erected and some good speeches are prom?
ised. Tickets are now on sale, the price
being 15 cents for a round trip on the
street ear and admission to the grounds.
The line of march will be published later.
ja DON'T LEAVE THE CITY
S?jfK Without one of our $1, $5, or $8
ftfi' "Kodaks." You can take ami
H develop vour own pictures,
ff R?ANOKE CYCLE CO..
II 108 Salem Ave. S. W.
A SUCCESSFUL TEACHER.
We wish to draw attention 'to the card
of Dr. II. H. Haas, musical director, who
has taught for the last two 'years private
clashes in music here and in Salem. Dr.
Haas is remarkably successful with his
pupils, making brilliant performers and
line slDgers, as well as reliable teachers;
quite a number of them are teaching. He
will come from his home near Hollies
every Saturday to teach in Roauoke and
will put in other days if the number of
pupils justify the undertaking.
H. C. Barnes, the druggist, has been
appointed general agent for Creolinm,the
new disinfectant. He Is headquarters for
the genuine article and will be pleased to
give information as to its cost and uses.
I keep on hand a complete line of dry
goods and notion samples for ;Guggen
heimer & Co., and invite all merchants
to call, rooms No. 1 nud 2, over the old
postoflice on Jefferson'street.
Uniform examinations for city certifi?
cates will befiehl in thehighschool build?
ing as follows: For white teachers,
August 3 and 4, and colored teachers,
August 5 and 0.
Examinations will begin promptly at 9
o'clock a. m. each day. Regular and
substitute teachers examined at the same
time. B. RUST,
Superintendent cf Schools.
MAY APPLE POLLS
"Will cure headache,malar!a and all dis?
eases arising from a disordered condition
of the liver. For sale by Sarn Stone,the
Salem avenue druggist.
We Recommend "VanLeai's" Headache Powders!
-Because we belie\e they are safest to use and give general satisfaction. They
-do not cure all headaches. We know no medicine that will and permit you to
-live. The price Is 10c package, four powders, and your money ivtck if you
-want it?but you won't.
?'Prescription! Filled Only by Originates In Pharmacy."
Van Lear Brothers, b**?H^
ARRESTING THE THIEVES.
Officer Griffin returned yesterday
morning from Bedford county where he
recovered two sets of ^harness and two
saddles which were sold by Ohas. Den?
nis. A set of harness belonging to
Catognl Bros, was also recovered hy the
police. The two saddles ^whlch are sup?
posed to have been stolon are at the sta?
tion house awaiting identification by the
owners. A negro is now under arrest at
Bedford City on the ;charge of stealing
the set of harness belonging to Catognl
Bros. The authorities have also had
John Jackson arrested in '.Pulaskl on the
charge of stealing a lot of clothes from a
lady on Campbell avenue.
The races at the Lake and Driving
Park yesterday were of a complimentary
nature, given hy the management to the
ladies and children, many of whom were
in attendance. They wore greatly en?
joyed and the entertainment for those
who attended was of a first class nature.
During the convention some interesting
races *vPl be arranued'for.
PRINTERS II AVK AN OUTING.
The Stone Printing and-Manufacturing
Companys outing yesterday proved a
grand success. The programme was car?
ried out and the day^was one of thorough
enjoyment to all. The Stone Baud
paraded the streets early yesterday morn?
ing and the train left on schedule time
The Sunday-school of Greeue-Memorial
M. E. Church, South, wont to Coyner's
Springs yesterday on a picnic. There
wore live coaclies and two baggage cars
used to carry the party of about I!00. The
day was pleasantly spent and the happy
children and their friends returned home
about G o'clock in the afternoon.
R. M. W. GUARDS.
The Roanoke Machine Works Guaids
under the command of Captain R. P.
Taylor, left yesterday on the Shenaudoah
Valley for the .lames river, where they
will Epeud ten days in camp. There
were twenty men in the company, who
with the advance party makes twenty
live. A picked nine from the guards will
go to Buchanan on Tuesday, where they
will play a game of b il with a local
OFF TO THE PEN".
L. D. ilaney, a guard front th3 peni?
tentiary, took the following prisoners
from this city yesterday to Richmond,
where they will <m duty for the State:
John Jackson, S years, and Hurley
Graves, 3 years, ' both highway robbcrj\
.Tames Fallls, 3 years, house-breaking;
Charles Sauuders, 1 year tor larceny. He
also had in charge one man from Lee
county, J. M alibis, who 'gets" 5 years on
tho charge of highway robbery.
We've a pew good pat?
terns l.kkt in bike suits.
ik youh s1s5e is here we
can put money in your
G1LKESON & TAYLOR.
TF.E NEW VAPOR COOKING
STOVES are uot dangerous, as some peo?
ple have been led to believe. 2,000,000
are now in use. A week's trial of stove
will cost you nothing. Talk to Dr. J. L.
Doggett in Exchange Building and B. F.
Par rack, cl'Park street, about the value
of the^e stoves and then call on u. M.
Jackson, agent, who sells them at 10
HAVE YOU FEEN JACK'S new
place next door to Watt, Rettew &
Clay's/ Ladies shopping nie Invited to
come in and examine all the latest fasb
iou books. _
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.
USE CRYSTAL SPRING SOAP.
(^Everybody uses soap, but few think
about the kind that would be best to
use. We think about soap, nnd put
thought into it. You 'do the using, and
we'll do the thinking.
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
prey 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 moroseness 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
You'll Be Pleased
And so wilt your friends if you
are attired in one of my $8.98 Suits.
Don't think they're cheap Suits?noth?
ing pf the kind?the price is the only
cheap thing about them. They are
all high grade Suits, worth from $12
to $15. There is just as much differ?
ence in clothes as there is in people
The kind-1 sell possess an indescriba?
ble something which stamps them as
Mss 1 Pici ?l 200 Men's
tines. Only a
few of a kind
Come and secure one of these finely tailored
and perfect-fittirtg Suits before your size is
gone. They will not last longer than a weels
al the prices, and possibly not that long.
GR BAT BARGAINS !l1 Boys'
and Children's Suits. Phe stock nuist.be re?
duced to make room tor tall goods. All the
new weaves, sizes 6 to IT. See my special
?l.l'.> Suit tor Boys from 0 to IT.
^ Clothiei and Furnisher,
SUCCESSOR TO JOS. COHN.
i'ami?l?c 11 Avenue and Jellerson Street.
? This is Really a Wonderful
Its Success in New York During the Last Six Months
Against All Competitors is Remarkable Indeed.
READ WHAT SOME OF NEW YORK'S BEST PEOPLE SAY:
Hon. Charles D. Haines, ex-Con
pressman. 100 Broadway, New
" l consider the Aetna Lithia
Water a priceless legacy of God to
mankind. It has done so much for
my wife and myself in Stomach
Trouble and Dyspepsia that we
cannot ->ay too much in its praise.
It is truly a wonderful water, and
we would not he without it."
Virginia Mineral Springs Co.
Gentlemen:?I have used your
Aetna Lithia Water for a few weeks
past, and desire to testify to its
almost magic effect In relieving
conditions brought about by the
presence of uric acid.
Pastor 24th Street M. E. Church,
New York City.
We have hundreds of other testimonials you
can read by calling at our office.
For Sale by all Druggists and St. (-lair ItroH.. who
will deliver it at your door at lOc per gallon.
I Virginia Mineral Springs Co., ?
Commercial Bank Building. ROANOKE, VA.