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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
5G-lnch Turkey Rod Table Linen, nt20c.
?O-inch Turkey Red Table Line", at
00-inch Imported Turkey Red Table
Linen, at 45c.
50-inch All Linen Unbleached Table
00-inch All-Linen Unbleached Table
08-iuch All-Linen Unbleached Table
5l)-itich Bleached Table Linen, at 37 l-2c.
00 inch All-Liner. Bleached Table
Linen, at 45c.
All-Linen 5-8 Napkins, 09c dozen.
All Linen 5-8 Napkins. 7'<c dozen.
All-Linen S-8 NapklnB, 95c dozen.
All-Linen 8 4 Napkins, $1.25.
All-Linen 3-4 Napkins, $1.50.
All-Linen Fringed Doylies, at 40c.
All-Linen Fringed Doylies, at 50c.
All-Linen Fringed Doylies, at 75c.
A II- Linen Fringed Doylies at $1.
A good 9 4 Bleached Sheet, already
A good 10 4 Bleached Sheet, ready for
A good 30x45 inch Pillow Case.bemmed,
12 l-2c each.
A better grade or muslin, same size,
White Spreads, lnrge enough for dou
ble bed, hemmed, 50e.
A better Quality, at 75c.
Extra good values, at$l.
All Linen Huck Towels, -.8x30, at $1.10
Alt Linen Damask Towels, 18x30,
All Linen Damask Towels, 20v40. $2
All Linen Damask Towels, 20s 50, 25c
Hemstitched and fringed, 20x50, 25c
Turkish Towels, at 5c, 10c and 12 l-2c.
Extra Heavy Cotton Twill- Toweling,
All Linen Toweling, at 8c, 10c and
12 1 2c.
The best 4-4 IVcached and Unbleached
Cotton in the city for 5c per yard.
A big reduction in our Wash Goods de
partment.conslstiug of Lawns.Orgnndles,
Dimities, Ginghams and Crash Suitings.
We heve put the knife in these summer
fabrics. So low that they must jnove.
Call Monday and see for yourself.
26 Salem Ave
Celebrated for Its groat lcAver.lng etronpth and
healibtalntss. Ar.aica the loud apainat alum
and all forms of aoalttratlon common to cheap
Royal. Bakinu I'owihii Co., Mew York.
SOME LOCAL NEWS
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. We in?
vite the public to inspect them. Our
stock of furniture embraces every article
for household and office use.
OVERSTREBT & THURMAN,
18 and 20 Campbell avenue.
RAGS, RAGS.?Rags of good size,
clenn and soft, will be purchased at this
office at 3 cents per pound.
SPRING WAGON WANTED.
Must nave a capacity of '.1,000 pounds.
Springs and nxles must be In good condi?
tion. Cash will be paid. Apply to W.
P. MUNDY, livery stable, 19 Kirk avo
Pure Palm On. Soap 45 cents a dozen
at Massie's PiiAhmacv.
SERVICES AT ST. JOHN'S.
Services at St. John's Church to mor?
row at 11 H. m., morning prayer nnd ser?
mon. Subject, "The Good ami Evil In
Modern Scepticism." At 7 p. in., twi?
DR. DENNY TO PREACH.
Rev. Collins Denny, professor at Van
derbllt Uuivpisity.aud who is summering
with his family at Holllns, will till the
pupitat Greene-Memorial Church both
inoining and evening to-morrow.
THE BRACELET FOUND.
If Miss Emma McAlee will call at
The Times otiice she will be handed the
bracelet which she lost two weeks ago.
Miss McAbee advertised her loss in The
Times and the bracelet was very promptly
returned by the finder, Mr. Flippo. The
bracelet was found in the First Baptist
MR. KYLE VERY ILL.
C. A. Kyle, of the Norfolk and Wes?
tern geuerul superintendent's office at
Radford, is critically ill at his home at
CHARGED WITH ASSAULT.
Jus. Anderson, colored, was arrested
yesterday on a warrant charging him
with assaulting Prof. D. W. Harth. The
affair will have an airing jn police court
W. H. Busbong, a farmer of Roanoke
county, presented a Times reporter yes?
terday with a fine "specimen of twin cym
ltng?. Two perfect specimens of the veg?
etable grew on the snme stalk, both being
of the usual size. This is something un?
usual for the species of'vegetable and has
been the object of much comment where
it was on exhibition yesterday.
DIED AT MONTVALE.
J. W. Biggs, an old resident, died at
Montvale early yesterday alter a long ill?
ness from consumption. Deceased was a
good old man, a consistent church mem?
ber and beloved and respected by all who
knew him. The funeral will take place
SET FOR THE 10TH.
The trial of Minnie Price, who shot
Saint Shafer, is sent for the 10th inst.
Ora Wood will be tried at the same time,
'?'he bail bonds of the two women have
been placed at $500 and $250 respectively,
but it is believed^ neither of them can
give the tet|i?red bail.
A NEW SCHOOL^
Attention is called to tlie card of Dr.
Thomas D. Davidson, in this issue of The
Times. Dr. Davidson is a graduate of
Princeton University, and is a teacher of
long and successful experience. For the
past turee years he has been connected
with Virginia College.
THE BLOOD HOUNDS.
Jude and Trix, the two bloodhounds
which have been purchased by th*i police
department of th?; city, have been taken
to the vicinity of the race track, where a
kennel has been built for them and a
high fence erected around them, with a
vicious bull dog just on the outside.
Every precaution is being taken to pre?
vent nay violence in the way of poison
beintt administered to them by reckless
thieves, who would rather evade all law
than become obedient to Its mandates.
Those dogs will now be expected to catch
every snatch thief that walks the streets,
and they are a sure thing when it somes
to trailing chicken thieves. Petty crim?
inals had better look out.
IL C. Barnes, the druggist, has been
appointed general acent for Creolium.the
new disinfectant. He is headquaters for
the genuine article and will be pleased to
givo Information as to its cost and uses.
TO HORSE OWNERS.
Trv bhaner, the Kentucky shore shoer
at il07 West Balern avenue. 'Phone ?07.
Prompt attention and satisfaction guaran?
ROANOKE J CONFERENCE. ,
Report or the Session Held in .Giles
County This "Week.
Tho thirty-second session of the Roanoke
district conference was hoM at Newport,
Giles county August 8-5. Rev. B. F.
Ball presided and Rev. Chas. D. Bulla
was elected secretary. W. E. Thomas,
whose neat work in recording the min?
utes of the last three sesslcns, has been
so highly praised by the annual conf :r
ence, was elected recording secretary.
Twenty-five ministeria' and twenty
four lay members were d re sent. Those
In attendance from Roanoke were: Revs.
Thos. E. Carson, J. C. .Tones. H. I.
Stephens, Chas. D. "Bulla, W. D. Keene,
T T. Fishburne, T. H. Reeves, W. W.
Hedees and Hon. J. W. Woods. F. B.
Thomas, C. M. Armes, ^R. "J.'Anderson
ana J. E. Graham.
Rev. J. E. Armstrong, of Salem,
preached the opening sei mon* Tuesday
Rev. J. H. 'Davidson, of Blacksburg,
preached Wedneday evening.
Rev. Collins Denny,of Vanderbllt Uni?
versity, Nashville, Tenn., preached two
fine sermons Wednesday and Thursday
Prof. J. Li. Armstrong, of Lynchburg,
represented tho Kandolph-Macon system
of colleges and schools.
From the statements made concern?
ing tho various charges the committee on
the state of the church made an encour?
aging report. Spiritual state of the
church good; valuable improvements in
church buildings and parsonages; reduc?
tions of indebtedness, and ^plans for the
building of new churches. Increased ac?
tivity reported in Suuday-school and Ep
worth League work.
Thos. R. Reeves was recommended for
local deacon's orders.
The following delegates were elected to
the annual conference to be held in Hin
ton, W. Vn., in March, 1808: T. T. Fish?
burne. O. D.'Batchelor, R. J. Anderson
and W. W. Echols. Alternates?J. W.
Woods, R. H. Farrier, G. T. Walker and
F. B. Thomas.
New Castle, Craig county, was selected
as the next place for holding the next
sessiou of the district conference.
The presiding elder was appointed a
con unit lee to .-..'cure additional subscrip?
tions to those made by the conference,
and have a memorial tablet erected at
the grave of the late Chas. A. Scanland,
who died May 3, 1800, and who was once
a member of the conference.
A subscription of ijKi? was taken up for
the purpose of supporting a ministerial
student at Randolph- Macon College at
Ashland for one year.
The following resolution was adopted:
"Whereas, By the law of limitation the
present year completes the term of Rev.
B. P. Ball as presiding elder of .Roanoke
"Therefore, resolved, That as a con?
ference we express our high esteem for
him as a mau and as an officer of kbe
church; our appreciation of tho wisdom
with which he has managed the affairs of
the church in this district; "f his faith
fulness to all Its interests;of his uniform
courtesy as a presiding officer; aud that
we assure him of our prayers for his con?
tinued usefulness in the ministry of our
,* T. T. FISHBURNE,
JNO. W. WOODS,
W, J. HAMMOND,
J. C. JONES.
CHAS. D. BULLA.
The people of Newport and vicinity
were courteous, obliging and hoe potable.
Many of the preachers remained in the
locality to preach on Sunday, and to
vNit one of America's greates wonders,
Mountain Lake, the "Sliver gem of the
Alleghanies," a beautiful sheet of water
situated at an elevation of -1,500 feet
above the level of the sea.
OUT FOR CASH.
Roanoke is on a boom. The Central
Market is opea, corner of Henry and
Campbell, C. W. Turner, [Manager.
F1N A L A R R A N G E > IENTS.
A large number were present at the
meeting of the Trades and Lahor Coun
I cil last night nud final arrangements
were perfected Tor the biir parade on
Labor Day, Monday, September 0. Invi?
tations will he extended to the merchants
of the city to participate by having
lloats in tho parade. Additional neces?
sary committees wereappo'nted to attend
to many of the details uf the affair
Nothing lias yet been heard frcui Major
J. Hotre Tyler or Senator John W. Daniel,
both of whom have been invited to make
addresses on that. day. The presump?
tion is, however, that both of these gen?
tlemen will accept.
Ox July 31st the firm of gilke
SOX & TAYLOR dissolved. Mit.
D. M. TAYLOR purchasing the
interest of Ml:. W. P. GILKESON.
Mit. TAYLOR wim. continue the
uusixess as heretofore, striving
to make 112 Jefferson street the
MOST popular place Foil hats and
Men's furnishings in the city.
All parties indebted to the old
firm aue requested to settle at
the earliest moment.
The long-anticipated picnic of the
Young Men's Institute will occur to-day
at Cjyner's Spring*. The train will leave
Roanoke nt 0:30 this morning. *
(Liqu'd and Powder.)
The'perfection of disinfectants.
Especially adapted for household
use?non-1'oisonous?WILL keep flies
&.nd fleas from animals, rid your
house of lib aches, and sprinkled over
plants and flowers WILL rid them
of all INSECTS. 25 cents at MassIE'S
THE WHITLOW SIGN PAINTING
CO..third floor over No. Il l Salem avenue
(occupied by Win. P. Baker.) All want?
ing sign painting of all kinds give us a
call. B. R. WHITLOW, Manager.
MAY APPLE PILLS
Will cure headache,malaria and all dis?
eases arising from a disordered coudition
of the liver. For sale by Sam Stone,the
Salem avenue druggist.
We Recommend "Meat'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 aud permit you to
-live. The price is 10c package, four powders, and your money btck if you
-want it?but you won't.
"Prescriptions Filled Only by Oradnatea In Pharmacy."
Van Lear Brothers, CoSa
To the Editor of The Times? In'your
Issue of the Gth inst,in .-?pcakln? of build?
ing interests of the city, you refer1 to the
foundation of Helronlmus & Brugh's
building on cornei of Campoell ??d
Henry streets ns being a good solid piece
of masonry built by Mr. Harris, ttho
stone mason ot Vinton. In justice to
ourselves ^will say thnt the foundation
was not built by Mr. Harris Individually,
but by Harris, Coffman & Abbett.
Please make this correction, so that all
may have equal justice who were oon
cerned in the matter. Very respectfully,
COFFMAN & ;ABBETT.
FIX THE BRIDGE.
There^is a bridge between the river and
Norwich on the Boulevard road which
has been for some months pa9t In a very
dangerous condition. The expenditure
of only -\ small sum of money would
put this bridge in a splendid condition
and it should be done at once. Within a
few days Roanoke may have nearly 2,000
visitors and suppose they should propose
a drive to Norwich, how would they get
therp? What kind of an Impression of
Roanoke would a sight at that bridge
A SOMETHING EVERY WHEEL
MAN needs; an oil can that won't
*yyP leak; at least we have the perfect
Hi oiler. Call and see them. Price,
HJ 25 cents. Guaranteed uot to
M leak. ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
' ION Salem avenue s. w.
Season after season without a single
unfavorable newspaper "criticism Is a
phenomenal record for a circus, yet this
is the chum put forward by the manage?
ment of the Great Wallace Show?, which
are to exhibit In Roanoke Monday,
August ?Oth. Naturally there can be
but one cause for this pleasing condition,
and that is absolute satisfaction on the
part of the public in every town visited.
This yea- the show Is said to be stroniter
than ever before by fully 50 per cent. The
list of performers is bended by tbe peer?
less Nelson family of acrobats, nine in
number, whose marvelous feats have
made them the premiers of all in their
line in both continents. The greatest en?
thusiasm always prevails whenever they
appear, and the remark Is often heard
that to see their wonderful act is alone
worth the price of admission. In addi?
tion there is a list of one hundred high class
performers, all famous for their achieve?
ments in individual bracncbes of circus
accomplishments, so that tbe most cilt
ical visitor is certain to find ample enter?
tainment in the diversified programme
offered by the Wallace shows.
YOU can obtain any of the leading
maga/.ines an-1 weekly periodicals at
Jack's news depot, 12C 1-2 Salem avenue
Ladies invited to ^examine latest fashion
THE WHITLOW SIGN PAINTING
All wishing to have their fronts deco?
rated or grained and new signs, give us
n call. We do all kinds of sign painting;
third lloor over Wm. F. Baker's, No. 114
Salem avenue. E. R. Whitlow, Manager.
Chas. Lunsford &; Son' are agents for
tbe Fidelity and Deposit Company of
Maryland. They go on your bond for
you. The largest company In tbe South.
Rates very reasonable. Also a full line
of the best foreign and American Fire
Insurance Companies. Cnl' and seo us
at Commercial Bank building. (Ground
REMOVAL--I have removed my tfn
ning and,plumbing shop from 110 Com?
merce street to 128 Salem avenue, at
which place I will be glad to see my
friends and customers.
CUBA IS NEARLY I'REE.
So are my shoes, as the. price on them
is so lew that it makes them nearly free.
Shoes for big feet Hud shoes for little
feet?all kinds of shoes in my two stores
?Salem avenue and Jefferson street.
THE NEW VAPOR COOKING
STOVES are not. 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. Ii.
Doggett in Exchange Building; B. F.
Parrack, cf Park street, or Mr. Houser
at Kenny's tea store, about tbe value
ol thtue stoves and then call on U. M.
Jackson, agent, who sells them at 10
USE CRYSTAL SPRING SOAP.
P Everybody uses soap, but few think
about tbe kind that would be best to
use. >Ye think about soap, and put
thought into it. You "do tbe using, and
we'll do the thinking.
Fifty Years Ago.
This is the stamp that the letter bore
Which carried the story far nud wide,
Ot certain cure for the loathsome sore
That bubbled up from the tainted tide
Of the blood below. Aud 'twas Ayer's name
And his sarsaparilla, that nil now, know,
That was just beginning its Cght of fame
With its cures of 50 years ogo.
is tho original sarsaparilla. It
has behind it a record for cures
unequalled by any blood puri?
fying compound. It is the only
sarsaparilla honored by a
medal at tho World's Fair of
1893. Others imitate tho
remedy ; they can't imitato tho
50 Years of Cures
Between clothes and MY CLOTHES. The kind I
sell is built different and I price,.'em different and if
you'll examine them you will acknowledge the differ-;
ence in my favor. I do my business strictly upon
MERIT. Every garment possesses Style, Comfort
and Durability and the Fit and Finish are far superior
to the kind you see displayed and sold for stylish gar?
Compare the Material,
Compare the Workmanship,
Compare the Linings,
Compare the Kit,
Compare the Price.
I Sell Tiroiblj risible Clotip Only.
Were never made to go at the price, but 1 want the
money, and 1 am determined not to carry a single one
of them over. No old stock; all this season's make.
This is choice picking for you. Everything that looks
like summer must go now. Some swell suits in this
lot; all sizes, 34 to 42.
Are made from beautifully finished Cnssimcres, Chev?
iots, Worsteds, Plaids, Cheeks, Etc.; a large variety to
select from. This lot embraces some very fine gar?
ments, handsomely trimmed and perfect in tit and
finish. They are made by thoroughly experienced
tailors and will stand Extraordinary Wear.
Clothier and Furnisher,
-SUCCESSOR TO JOS. COHN. -? ^
??onipUell Avenue ami Jeflcraon Street. w
This is Really a Wonderful jj<
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 1). Haines, ex-Con
gressman, 100 Broadway, New
"1 consider the Aetna I.ithia
Water a priceless legacy of Cod to
mankind! It has done so much for
my wife and myself in Stomach
Trouble and Dyspepsia that we
cannot say too much in its praise.
It is truly a wonderful water, and
we would not he without it."
Virginia Mineral Springs c?>.
Gentlemen:?I have used your
Aetna Lithia Water for a' few weeks
past, and desire to testify to its
almost magic eflevt in relieving
conditions bronght about by the
presence of uric acid.
K. HAM LIN.
Pastor 24th Street M. K. Church,
New York City.
frgjgP" We have hundreds of other testimonial:
can read by calling at our office.
For Sale by all I>rugj;i>*ts an<l St. ?!air Bros., who
will deliver it at your door at 10c per uuHou.
Virginia Mineral Springs Co.,
>i Commercial Bank Building. ROANOKE, VA.