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And continuing during
the week will be
Red Letter Day
And every woman within 40
miles should come. The price
cutter has been at work all
tin ougli our stock of Summer
Goods, and everything has suf?
fered. The price of some things
have been cut in two in the
middle, some have had one
third lopped off, and some one
fourth. Of course we lose
money, but it pays to lose
money when by losing it we
make more customers and
please those we already have.
The sale probably won't last
long; the prices are so low. So
come to-morrow, or as soon
after to-morrow as you can.
Here are a few facts and
figures which will open your
Every ynril of summer dress stuffs
which weie worth 10c, 12 l-2c und l?o,
will he closed out this week
At 8 cents.
Fine French Organdies that sold at 120c
and 3?C will he offered this week
At 1 5 cents.
French Ginghams in stripes and
ch?*ck.', latest thing for gentlemen's
shirts, worth 12 l-2c. we only ask
A few more ladies' shi.'t waists, the
$1.50anil$1<7<>quality,with white collars
and cuffs attached, our closing price
The 2"ic and 85c Indies' Shirt Waists,
in dark and light colors, will close them
1 5 cents.
Remnants of Organdies, Lappet Mulls,
Ginghams, Lawns, Calicoes, Check Mus
lins.Tahle Linen, Bleached Cotton, Black
and Colored Dress Goods, Black and
Fancy Silks. We have gathered together
nil the remnants throughout our store
and will offer them atKis tlruihalf their
value. See center counter.
We are this week closing out our
entire stock of Flowers that were worth
from 25c, 50c to $1 per spray, will close
out at 1?C, l?c and 20c. A few more this
summer's shapes that sold at ."i()c, Tiic,
and $1, your choice at
1 5 cents.
We would earnestly re?
imest you to attend this sale
whether you need the goods or
not?it will pay to put them
away, for you never will get
them as cheap again.
26 Salem Ave
Natal Business College.
Will Re-open September 7, 1897.
Letter? uro coming tliitlv from those
who will enter tit our September term.
Come to see our commodious rooms
und investigate our woi.k. We have four
full courses. Some of you think we tench
only shorthand and bookkeeping to 95 to
50 pupils. We had l?ti students last ses?
We teach Normal English, Practical
Commercial Work, Shorthand and Type?
writing and Preparatory Knglish.
We ask an investigation.
Send a card or call for our new cata?
CHAS. E. EGKERLE,
Pure Palm Oil Soap \t, cents a dozen
at massier pliaumacv.
If you wish to buy, sell or exchange
railroad tickets see S. B. Pace & Co.,
Ticket Brokers, 10 Je?ersou street.
GOLD FIELDS AT ROANOKE.
Or you will think so the way the pco
pie are going there to buy wall paper
from the Fidelity Wall Paper Company,
No. ij East Salem avenue.
If you own a horse go to 307 Salem ave?
nue aud see what J. fe. Slimier, the Ken?
tucky horseshoer, will guarantee to do
for your horse. His work stands ou its
merits, and his prices are right.
CR1TTBNTON HOME BOARD
Will meet in V. M. C. A. parlor to?
morrow at 5 p. m. A full attendance
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH BENEFIT.
Tuesday evening from 5 to 10 o'clock
ice cream, cake, candy, sandwiches and
collee will be served by the ladies of St.
John's Episcopal Church on the lawn at
the residence of J. F. Wlngfleld, on
South Jelferson street. The proceeds
will be for the benefit of the churcli, and
the patronage of the public is desired.
Special attraction for children.
MRS. LUDWIG'S CLASS.
Mrs. F. B. Ludwig has a card on the
third page of The Times this morning,
announcing that she desires pupils in
piano forte playing. Mrs. Ludwig is a
graduate of the New England Conserva
tory of Music and is thoroughly qualified
In police court yesterday mornln?' the
case of Chns. Dennis, in which hi- was
charged with stealing a saddle, was dis?
missed. The case prior to ttiis one, in
winch he was churned with stealing a set
of harness, was also dismissed. Several
drunks und disorderlies wen- tried and
fines assessed. A row between two fam?
ilies was di posed of by the case being
NEW BILL BOARD.
Manager Beckner, of the Academy of
Music, is having a new hill hoard erected
on the corner of Henry street and Camp
bell avenue. The old dilapidated board
has betn removed.
THE NEW BUILDING.
Work is bel?g rapidly pushed on the
new Heironiinus <Sc Brugh building. The
walls are going up aud a great portion of
the material is now on the groutul. The
building will be one of the most substan?
tial in the city and is to be the property
of Dr. J. N. Kirk.
IT LOOKS LIKE HIGHWAY ROB?
To take the property at the prices offered.
One of the most productive farms in the
State, 457 acres, only $2,500, and ST
acres adjoining the corporate limits of the
town of Salem, only $1.850. Also SO
acres nice, smooth land, :> miles from
Bedford City, for $3,100, being less than
tho Improvements cost. Bee J. V. Wing
field, Terry building.
CHAS. LUNSFORD & SON"
write Insurance of every nature?lire, life,
accident, plate gl-'ss. tornado, steam
boiler and suretv bond*. Our nolicies
cover damage done by lightning whether
lire ensues or not. Office corner Camp?
bell avenue and Jefferson street.
WANTED.?Three medium weight
draft horses at once. Address P. O. Box
:147, city. _
Htoii or a de Key West and Domestic
cigars IN LIGHT COLORS. Oun last
shipment ok the AltOVE goods we are
glad to state reached t:s IN" much
lighter colors, enabling us TO suit
all tastes. Massik's pharmacy.
If you wish to buy up-to-dnte goods at
the lowest spot cash price give us a call.
THE E. H. STEWART FURNITURE
Where is Tl
a Better PI;
For buying Toil
Where are good:
Tooth Brushes 1
For Whisk Brot
Van Lear Brot!
A CHRISTIAN'S DEATH.
The Passing Away of Young Carey
Rev. B. C. Moomnw, of Buena Vista,
writes nu affecting letter to Roy. E. G.
Kregloe concerning the death of his son,
Carey Moomaw, a young man about 21
years of age, which occurred a sh ort
time ago "at Johns Hopkins Institute,
Baltimore, where ? the young mau had
been taken to undergo an operation for
appendilitis. The letter is so impressive
that it is published below in full ns fol?
"Dear Brother Kregloe: I expected to
receive just such a good Christian letter
from you as this day's mail brought me.
Suddenly we have been overwhelmed
with the greatest sorrow that can .come
to a paternal heart?the loss of a manly,
noble, Christian boy in the first prime
and rich promise of his young manhood.
I cannot portray how our hearts have
been utterly crushed with this ureat
grief and yet behind this dark cloud
shines a peculiar glory.
"Carey's spiritual life was very much
quickened during the Scboolfield meet?
ing and since that time there has been a
remarkable growth in grace' and ever-in?
creasing diligence in every good work.
1 rlid not know much of this, being away,
but so many have told me of the notable
and unusual manner in which the Chris
tian unices had within a limited time
matured in his life an'1 couduct. When
1 reached home, summoned by the tele?
gram announcing bis serious illness, al?
most the first thing I heard him say was,
'.Mamma, if I die I am going to heaven.'
That night 1 hurried him away to the
Johns Hopkins Hospital and the surgeon,
after o ami fiat ion anil first operation;
stated confidently that he would get well.
In a few hours he was worse, and a sec?
ond operation revealed fatal conditions.
I cannot describe in this limited space
all that occurred, bet I will tell you some
"He said to me very solemnly, 'Papa,
if I die tell mamma that I have gone to
heaven.' A delirium clouded his facul?
ties until about fifteen minutes before
be passed away. Then he became calm
and rational. With a solemn majestj'Jthat
I cannot describe, he said, 'My soul, my
soul, my soul is going into eternal rest.'
Then he stud that ho was trusting in
Jesus and that Jesus was with him. He
then reached up to me and asketl me to
ki?s him. Then observing the tears of
the mir?o he spoke to her tenderly of
Jesus, the Comforter and Saviour.
"Then he exclaimed in a loud voice,
'Blessed be the Lord, He is sending Hit?
angels.' The next instant he startled us
with a shout "Up, up. up,' just as if he
were sweeping up into the skies. He
then murmured something about h?iug
up so high and about, the blessed angels,
and in a moment he was gone.
"This dying rapture left upon his set?
tled features in deatli such a heavenly
smile as I never saw before. fiod be
praised for this great victory! Yours in
|B. C. MOOMAW.
MRS. ELLA GOTTSCHALK SEELIG
SON, PIANISTE AND TEACHER,
Will resume her class September 1.
Higher art ot piano playing. Harmony
and select rear.ing. Those desiring in?
struction please apply at once. Pupils
limited. Studio. <i05 Jcllerson street s.
A Hat Store
Full of Hats.
Poit dress, semi-press on
knockaiiout. l'VK hats FOIt
ali. occasions, AND a gukat
lilt! lot TO CIIOOSK from. just
sow I have (something very
sweet is A white ouck AT
D. M. TAYLOR,
But CESSon to Gilkeson & Taylor.
UNITED BRETHREN'S PICNIC.
The picnic of the United Brethren Sun
day school at Mason's (.'reek yesterday
was a great success. The attendance
was large and the day was spent in eat
Ing, singing, swinging and other harmless
amusements. In the afternoon quite a
serious runaway accident occurred, in
which William Mullen, wdiile gallantly
attempting to save two young ladies from
injury, was severely hurt himself* All
three were riding in the buggy and one
of the young ladies was jolted from the
seat In attempting to break her fall the
reins slipped out of Mr Mullen's bands
and the horse started to run away The
young ladies escaped without injury, but
the liorse ran into an embankment,
throwing the driver out and badly btuis
ins him about the hea>' and face The
buggy wns also oonaiderbaly damaged.
We take, this method of telling the
good people of Rouuoke that we have
purchased the'grocery business of Messrs.
Pitman it Evans, and we respectfully in?
vite all the people of this city to call on
111 tit their old stand, where we shall lie
reatly and happy to sell them the very
bust goods'at right nrices.
SANDY P. F1GGAT & CO.
Yost-Huff Co. LVd are offering spe?
cial Inducements on Buggies, Carriages,
Harness, Saddles, etc.. during convention
weeK. No. 208 Jefferson street, next to
Terry building._ ^
II. C. DUSENBERRY'B AGENT.
The exclusive control of Creoleum in
Rouuoke has been secured by H. C
Barnes, tho druggist. He is Mr. Dusen
berry's only agent here and will gladly
furnish information and samples free.
THE WHIT LOW SIGN PAINTING CO.
We do sign painting and front decorat?
ing and glass gilding. E. R. Whitlow,
manager, 114 Salem avenue, over W. V.
FEED! FEED! FEED!
We carry a full line of hay, corn. oats,
straw nnd mill feed and would be
pleased to fill your orders.
EASTER PEED CO.
et requisites than a drug store ?
3 so varied, so dainty and so inexpensive f
sins see our corner window.
eel Only by Grnilnittea in I'linrmacy."
Cor. r-.ilcta Ave *ni Jeff. 8t.
A FINE WATERMELON.
The finest watermelon seen on the mar
keft this season was one bought by Mr.
Deal yesterday. It came from Prince
George county, wns raised on the farm
of C. W. Yaughan and weighed 51
pouuds. It ?eems to bo a cross between
the Joe Johnston andJStonewall Jackson
melons and \>as uo doubt sweet and lus?
GONE TO NEW HAVEN.
James McFall, chief of the city]fire de?
partment, left last night for New Haven,
Conn., to attend the twenty-fifth annual
convention of the International Associa?
tion of Fire Engineers. Mr. McFall will
he absent a week or te*n days.
THE FIREMAN ILL.
E. L. Richardson, fireman at the Jeffer?
son street engine house, Is seriously ill
at his home in this city. While his
friends do not apprehend any Immediate
danger Mtey are quite uneasy concerning
THAT KICKING CASE.
In the case of the you"e man charged
with be'ng disorderly aud resisting an
officer the case resulted iu a fine being
imposed on the first charge and the lat?
ter was dismissed, as theevidence did not
justify a conviction. The f vhleuce of
the officers who had him in ; charge was
not sufficient to substantiate the charge.
There is no doubt thut tho four men who
had him iu charge were amply 'sufficient
to prevent him making any etfectuaP re?
sistance and from the position in which
he was being carried to the station. The
evidcuoe, as adduced in tho police court
yesterday morning, was of the same na?
ture as tho account published in The
Times of yesterday morning and was iu
every respect corroborative of it. Tho
general impression seems to be that Offi?
cer Gee was too hasty and his indiscretion
got the better of him and has placed him?
self in a most unenviable position. The
very thought of an officer of the law us?
ing his authority to commit an assault is
revolting in the extreme, and it is almost
sure to redound to the lasting shame of
one who prostitutes his position to grat?
ify any desire to maltreat a prisoner who
is completely iu his power.
MRS. MASSIF'S SCHOOL.
Mrs. M. C. Massie announces in her
card on the fourth page of The Tinvs thi?
morning that she will reopen her popu?
lar school on September !J at 124 Day, or
Seventh, avenue s. w. Mrs. Massie needs
no commcudalion at the hands of The
THEY NEVER STOP.
The Old Reliable Philadelphia One
Price Clothing House presents a new ar?
ray of choice bargains in the ad. on the
fourth page. Now is tho time to supply
your wants at prices within your reach.
A FINE LIST. ~~
Ellis Bros., the bustlers in real estate,
have an attractive list of bargains on the
second page of The Times this morning.
They are prepared to fill every want in
their particular line, and a call on them
will demonstrate tbeir abitty to please
See the ad. of Ro. M. Kent, Jr., page,
8, column 0. He represents only the
best in lire, life ami accident iusurance.
One '1)7 Barnes Racer,
used only a short time, will
sell for $(i5. You want a
?J) bargain, speak quick.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
108 Salem avenue s. w.
Our stock of carpets and bed room fur?
niture cannot be excelled THE E. II.
STEWART FURNITURE CO.
MAY APPLE PILLS
Will cure headache.malaria und all dis?
eases arising from a. disordered condition
cii the liver. For sale by Sam Stone,the
Salem avenue druggist.
Yost-Huff Co L't'd are offering spe?
cial inducements on Buggies, Carriages,
Harness, Saddles, etc., during the con
ventlon week. No. 208 Jefferson street,
next to Terry building.
(Liqui 1 and Powder.)
Tin: perfection of disinfectants.
Especially adapted for household
l'sk?non-poisonous?will keep plies
.?\i> pleas prom ANIMAI.s, rid your
house of roaches, and sprinkled over
plants and plow Kits will hid them
op all insects. 20 cents AT massie^
Fifty Years Ago.
Who could imagine that this should be
The place where, in eighteen ninety-three
That white world-wouder of arch aud
Should -shadow the nations, polychrome...
Here at the Fair was the prize conferred
On Ayer's rills, by the world preferred.
Chicago-like, they n record show,
Blncc they started?50 years ago.
Ayer's Cathartic Pills
have, from the time of thoir
preparation, been a continuous
success with the public. And
that moans that Ayer's Pills
accomplish what is promised
for them; they cure -where
others fail. It was fitting,
therefore, that the world-wido
popularity of these pills should
be recognized by the World's
Fair medal of 1893? a fact
which emphasizes the record:
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 fit,
4 Compare the Price.
I Sell Thoroughly Mall Mio? 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, 3-1 to 42.
Are made from beautifully finished Cassimeres, Chev?
iots, Worsteds, Plaids, Checks, 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. - ^
Campbell Avenue :m?l Jefferson Street. ^
Mouldings, Brackets, Shingles, laths, Lime, Cement, Plaster,
Hair, Bricks, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Etc., Etc.
Office 1 10 Campbell St. 'Phone 174.
T. T. Fllhbnrn*, President. I, It Andrews, Vice Pres. .T. H. Klshbtirne, Cashier.
\V, H. MeWhorter. ltiokkueptr. N W. I'helno, llooakeeper.
lt. W. Tlnslcy, ?! oiler.
Charles Pace, Ituuncr.
I The National Exchange Bank
Ol' ltOANOKE, VIRGINIA.
CAPITAL, $100,000. SURPLUS, $20.000.
T. T. Plihbnrne, President. Vice-president The Stone Printing and Mfu Co.
,1. B Andrew??.Hun*, Andrew* ft i hoin**, wholesulo grocers.
It. II. Kishbtirne. .Prteldetu It. 11. 1'ishbutne A ? o , tobacc nlsts.
S. 1). t-ergntou.President People's Perpetual tlulttiitit and l.nan Association.
8. 8. Ilrooko. . Clerk il>ti>tiiics Oonrt.
4} .1 B. PUbburne, Cashier. Presl.lsnt Tlie Pishburu Company.
W*. O. Htcpbenaon,. .Secretory and treasurer Buckeye Coal and CnKo Co,
W, K. Andrews.Mayoc ot Kouuoke City.
V H. Ttiotna?.Wholesale not lone, etc.
U. \rii(>'ioi>L'.President CitizenV National B*nk, Krostburt?, Md.
J. P. Hell.J. P. Hr.. Cotnpauy, I.y.ichbur<, Va.
BOTETOURT SPRINGS, VA.
FOR 175 YOUNG LADY BOARDERS
The largest ami most extensively equipped in Virginia.
Eclectic courses in Ancient and Modem Languages, Literature, Sci?
ence, MuSiC, Art and Elocution, 30 officers and teachers. Situated
in valley of Va., near Roanoke. Mountain Scenery, 1,200 feet
above sea level. .Mineral waters. 55th session opens Sept. 8th,
1SU7. For illustrated catalogue address
OHAS, L, GOCKE, Supt., Hollins, Va.
University College of Medicine,
DEPARTMENTS: MEDICINE, DENTISTRY, PHARMACY.