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Reliable Advertisers of Facts,
TWELVE DESIRABLE LOTS TO
BE SOLD THIS WEEK.
Is located in the Domestic
Department and consists of
about .s,()0i) yards of Apron
Checked Ginghams at 5c.
Contains 10 dozen 45-inch
ready-made Pillow Slips, to be
sold at L2ic.
Is sub-divided into two lots,
and consists of Shirt Waists.
All our 25c. and 35c. Shirt
Waists to be sold at 15c. All
our $1.50 and ?1.75 Waists
are to be sold at 7r>e.
Contains loo dozen Ladies'
Ribbed Vests, which we will
sell at 5c, Sc. and LOc.
Consists of 20 pieces of Im?
ported Sern?', in black and col?
ors, all wool, al 25c.
Contains 10 pieces of Black
Figured Mohairs, 46 in. wide,
and only 50c.
Consists of 5 'pieces of All
Wool Black Imported Serge,
very fine twill and 50 in. wide,
Is situated in <>ur Silk 1 )e
partment and consists of beau?
tiful Plaids, just the thing for
the coming fall ; worth #1.50;
we only ask SI.
Is situated in our Linen I )e
partment and contains 5 pieces
of Turkey lied Damask at 20c.
Is a corner 1 <*t and contains
100 Gloria Silk Umbrellas^
steel rods, natural handles, and
will be sold at $1.
Through the center of our
store you'll find a big lot of
Remnants at one-half their ac?
Consists of a lot of Corsets,
such as the R. (r., Thompson's
Glove-Fitting and Warner's
Leaders in Low Prices and
26 Salem Ave
Oleliratml for |> c
a:id ull lurniH of h Hi
Ifov/.i, Hakim; I'oiviimi '. ?>.. New Yor'r
l< 1 live; lun Hin ?' ih nnd
t' r ?< i> ? ?tul'>?. iibim
rn:| .1. c niii.fi 'o che-ip
Ai cut rates. Save money by seeing S.
R. I'nee fir Co, Ticket Brokers. Members
A. T. B. A., 10 Jefferson street.
You can get the ?'Mallinckrodt" Pat?
ent Nicotine. A-bsprbent nnd Ventilated
Tobacco Pipes at II. C. Barnes, ''He puts
Mrs. S. S. Shnfer, at 1017 South Jeffer?
son street,can accommodate two or three
gentlemen with table board and rooms.
Sandy P Fiersfat & Co., suc?
cessors to Pitman and Evans,
Fancy Groceries, 116 Salem
INFORMATION WA N T E!).
Whmton Hinchce. 1!' years old, white,
left his home at Kadford Tuesday night,
August 24. Any information as to bis
whereabouts will be thankfully received.
\V. E. HINCHEE,
1224 Fourth avenue n. w., Roanoke, Ya.
THE BLOCK SYSTE.mT
The Norfolk and Western railroad 1ms
inaugurated on their line what, is known
as the "absolute block system," by which
no train is allowed to leave a station if
there is a train between that station and
the next abend. To facilitate the opera
t ion of t he system, a number of additional
telegraph nfllccs nre re*|tiired. It is
claimed that better time can be made
with less danger.
MOTEL BEDFORD sold).
The Bedford Bulletin buvs: A deed has
been recorded in the clerk's office convey?
ing Hotel Bedford, all of its furniture
and about six acres of laud, from Chris?
tina E. -.uid S .1 Vaughan to Kate P.
Craig, of Trenton, N. .1. Mr. Vnugban
purchased the hotel about a year ago in
his wife's name for $25,000, giving in ex?
change property valued at'$7,000 and a
balance of $13,000 still owing. The con
siderntiou of the present sale is si in
money and property, the purchaser as?
suming a debt of $15,000, $3,000 ol the
original having been paid.
HAD A COOD TIME.
A trolley party of young ladies and
gentlemen from Church street hid quite
a pleasant outing Thursday night to
Crystal Spring and Norwich, chaperoned
by Mesdames Hlount, Puck and Wood
See the new Anti-Nicotine Pipes at Mns
Regular services at Fourth Avenue
Christian Church ou Lord's Day, con?
ducted by tl'.e pastor, Rov. Ira W. Kim
mo!. Siimh.y-school at 0:30. [-reaching
at II o'clock. Sermon subject, "Power
for God, llow Gained.:' At night the
pas?or will preach n special sermon on
the subject, "Persons Who Walk With
the Devil, nt Some Things People Ought
to Know.'' A <airdi.il invitation is ex?
tended in all to bear this important
theme discussed. Sor.g service before
BURIAL OP JOEL MOOMAW.
The funeral services of the late Joel C.
Moomaw took place from his late rosi
donee yesterday morning at in o'clock.
Mr. Moomaw had been complaining for
several wteks, but did not think that
there was anything serious until Mon?
thly. A few minutes before he died be
was writing his will and had completed
it except as to li'.s personal property,
when he was taken suddenly worse and
diel in a few minute.-, lie leaves a wife
and two children. He was one of the
most prominent men of Bedford county.
He connected himself with the Methodist
Church and was prominent in Sunday
school work. Rev. Mr. Ball conducted
the burial services, there being no
Innern) on account of the illness of Mrs.
A gooc square piano for $75 ou s:5 per
month at Hobble Piano Co.
CALLED HOME BY TELEGRAPH.
Miss Alice Gorman, of Lynohlmrg,
who has been visiting her mint, Mrs. .1.
P. Cash, on Jeffersor. street, was sum?
moned tt> her home yesterday by telj
gram, stating that her uncle, Mr. Ed.
Seam, had been killed in a railroad
wreck at. Birmingham, Ala. Bhe left
C. A. Berry has just completed a job of
knlsoniiniug and painting about the
courthouse,which adds veiy much to the
appearance of the interior [of the build
Have you examined that Stemway
piano which is offerdd at such a bargain
at Hobble Piano Co? It is worth an in?
IN ORDER to close business by Octo?
ber 1, will s-ell my stock us a wholesale
nt a big bargain. L. OTT, 210 Com?
merce street. _
CHAS. LUNSFORD SON give
prompt and careful attention to any bus?
iness in the Insurance line. Fire, Life.
Accident, Plate Class, Steam Boiler and
Surety Bonds. None but the best and
'aruest companies in every department.
Office comer Campbell and Jefferson
/ r via is equal to !,"? fbi* crst.
Hfl AND III UMNO puui'oses AM'
W much cheapen, sold AT
r Massib Pharmacy.
SM) DEATH ?F A CHILD.
The Evening World yesterday evening
printed tho following communication:
"As no notice of tho death of
tho little daughter of Mr. and
Mis. William Welch has appeared in
either of the city papers, wo insort this
for the benefit cl their many friends In
this city. The uotieo is taken from ou9
of the Canadian papers. Mrs. Welch aud
htr three little children had gone to Can?
ada to visit frtonus. While tbere.the lit?
tle utrl, a particularly bright and inter
estiug child of three years, was playing
with two beans, which she placed iu her
mouth. While laughing, one slipped
down her throat, lodging in her wind?
pipe. She was immediately thrown into
convulsions. These increased in severity
and the doctors coucluded that only a
snrgiea' operation would bring relief.
This was performed, but the bean could
not lie found, and after lingering from
Saturday until Sunday evening she died.
Mr. Welch was immediately', sent for but
did not reach his family tuit.il after the
death of bis child. She was buried in
Cauada. Mr. Welch is seeretary of the
Sunday-school of the First Presbyteriau
Church of this city ami is an employe of
the machine works The many friends
of his family will be sorry to Uittn of this
sail loss, anil he and his wife will have
the heartfelt sympathy of all who know
GOTO H. HOCK, stall Xo. 20. City Mar?
ket, for pure pork sausage, liver pud
dint;, frankfurters, all highly seasoned.
Also first-class meats of all kinds.
SCHOOL HOOKS of every kind at
Ca Id well-Sites Company, 18 Salem ave?
Y. M. C. A
Owing to the unexpected presence in
our city of Edgar Forrest, the reformed
gambler,the opening address by Rev. Ira
VV.Kimmel, aunouaceti yesterday,will be
postponed one week,an.I Mr. Forrest will
speak to mcu onlj on "The Prodigal Son"
in V. M. C. A. hall to-morrow at -1 p. m.
Mr. Forrest, formerly known as Xeti
Forrest, the ex gambler, is now givinu
his whole time to evangelistic work. Our
citizens are fortunate to have the privi?
lege of bearing him. He Rill occupy the
pulpit of Greene-Memorial Church Suu
day night. The bathing department of
the association will be available for use
of members this evening. The bathrooms
have been repainted thr'Ughout and sev?
eral other improvements inude. Mem?
bers are requested to see thai all soiled
clothing is removed from lockers each
Pure Palm Oil S tap 45 cents a dozen
at Massie's Pharmacy.
NOTHING HIT A NUISANCE.
Yesterday a small dog entered the
house of Dr. Hrougtltonon Church street
and frightened tlx- ladies nearly out of
th??lr w'ts. They ac once 'phoned to po?
lice headquarters for an ollicer and one
was dispatched to kill the supposed mad
dog. The ladies had locked the little
fellow up in the parlor awaiting the ar?
rival of the policeman, and all bands had
gone upstairs. Dr. Drougbton was away.
Ollicer Moss,on his arrival prepared hint
self for a regular light jwith a mad dog.
Armed with his police weapons he care
full opened the door .just wide enough to
peep in. Seeing that there was no fierce
animal to contend with, he cautiously
opened tho door .t litt le wider. The Ii? tie
canine bel?g glad to see a friendly face,
came running to him as though he had
recognised a good friend. Mr. Mos? was
not without a heart aud then he was not,
thirsting for gore, not even that of a dog,
so he turned the 1 it.tle animal loose, ivhlch
he afterwards described as not being big?
ger than a pound of soap after a week's
washing. It went trotting oil' down the
street at n lively gait and the ollicer felt
good that, he watt enabled to save the poor
dog's life, while the ladies felt that stray
dons were nothing but a nuisance ar.y
See the new Atlli-Xicotine Pipes at
M is&ie's Pharmacy.
DEDICATORY EX EHOISES.
Great Interest is baing manifested in
the dedicatory exercises of the Jefferson
Street, Hipt'st Church, of width Kev.
IVin. f.Utisford is pastor. Last night the
church was well crowded with people to
he n- lb v. Dr. Broiighton on tile lM?er
sonal Responsibility of the Hapttsis in
Evangelizing the World." Dr. Brongh
ton in a general way ma le a statement
as to the personal responsibility of every
individual. One reason, he said,why the
subject is so stated is that the Baptists
have iti their creed, as 1 believe, more of
Divine truth than any othei church, nor
would 1 alve a snap lor n Presbyterian
or a Methodist who did not believe the
same in reference to his own church. My
obligation then, said he, as a Baptist Is
commensurate with my understanding of
the truth. Dr. Hroimton spoke with much
power. To-night Rev. Thomas ,7. Ship
man, of the First Baptist Church, will
speak on "Home Missions" and on Sun?
day the programme will be carried out
as heretofore published.
IDtialui? Hats \
Come in and see what fash?
ion WEAItS in hats the com?
SCHOOL CHILDREN?We arcglting
with every package .one of the neatest
little things you ever saw. Cahlwcll
Sltea Company, IS Salem avenue.
To Richmond and Norfolk, on Thursday
morning, September 0. Hound trip to
Richmond, $3.25; round trip to Norfolk,
s$:i. Two days and two nishts iu either
Richmond or Norfolk. The train leaves
Hoanoke at 11 a. m., arriving at Rich?
mond. Thursday at <i p in. Arriving tt
Norfolk. Thursday id 10:40 p. m. Re?
turning, the train will leave Richmond
on Saturday night at Vi o'clock. Leave
Norfolk on Saturday night at in o'clock.
Tickets on sale at Union depot.
The best is always the cheap?
est. Buy your coal from C. M
?? rmes, III Jefferson street, and
get the best._
All goods left with me on or before July
I, 1807, and not having been attended to.
will be sold In my next auction sale of
such goods at Flncastle, Va., court day,
September 18, 1807. S. NYBURG.
No. 1 Jefferson Streit.
The Celebration to be on n Grand Scale.
Line of March and Programme.
In addition to the many other 'amuse?
ments devised by a committee in 'charge
for Labor Day two other contests will bo
hnd. The gun club will meet at Crystal
Spring atabont the sumo.hour that the
other contests to taking place at the
baseball park and will shoot for prizes.
First prize?Cold medal, offered by
Ed. L. stone. Second prize?Pair gold
cuff buttons, by the Central Manufactur?
ing Com pun jr. Third prize? ?Uver *pln
tray, by 1,. Voigt.
The object thus "In*having the (shoot, at
Ibis hour is for those people who will
probably not care to ; go to the ball park.
This contt-st will be something of a sur?
prise, as it has ouly been worked up in
the last day or two.
The other event just announced is a fat
man's race, for which the following
prizes are offered: First'prize?Stetson
hat. by C. \V. C. Woohvine. Second
prize?Pair Klondike^shoes, by Bowdre
Extensive preparations are being made
by the Council for a "rent time*and there
is scarcely a doubt but that every,feature
Will prove a graud success.
The various organizations will move In
the parade in the following order:
First Division.?W." H, Fussell. chief
mnrshall. Machine Works Band, Mr.
Alex. McCulloch, of Manchester, or??tor
of the day, In a carriage. Machinist"'
Union, Moulders' Union, Blacksmiths'
Union, Boilermakers' Union.
Second Division.?Park Street Band,
Brotherhood of American Carmen, Broth?
erhood of Locomotive Engineers, Broth?
erhood of Locomotive Firemen. Order of
Railway Conductors, Brotherhood o?J
Train men, Order of Railway Telegra?
phers, First Presbyterian Covenanters.
Third Division -The Stone Printing
and Manufacturing Band, Ronnoke Typ?
ographical Union, in conjunction with
the baud: Roanoko Journey men Barbers'
Union, St. Andrews Cutlet's, Mercantile
Displays, Roanoke Fire Department.
Following is the line of march: The
parade will form on Market Square, head
resting on Campbell, near Jefferson, and
will start promptly at 10o'clock,proceed?
ing up Campbell to Commerce, Com?
merce to Church, Church to Park, Park
to Su.cm, Salem to Jefferson, Jeirerson
to engine house, where the parade will
disband ami cars will be taken for Crys?
Following is a condensed programme:
0 a. m.?Assemble at Market Square
and report at once to chief marshal.
10 a. m. ? Parade will start.
11 a. m.?Take cars for Crystal Spring.
1 n in?Athletics at ball park. All
hohlem of tickets to Crystal Springs ad?
il p. in.?Speeches by Hon. Alex B.
McCulloch. of Manchester. W. A.Glas
gow.of Boai'oke.aud other prominent cit?
?I to 0?Dancing at. Crystal Spring.
4:30 Baseball, Roanoko vs. Lynch
burg, Athletic Park.
7-11 ? Darn ing at Crystal Spring.
Dancing will begin promptly at 4
o'clock and, with an intermission from
0 to 7 o'clock, continue until 11 t'olock.
The baseball game between Roanoke
and Lynchburg clubs has been arranged
for tlie benefit of those who may not de?
sire to dance in the afternoon. A portion
of the proceeds will tro to the Central
Council treasury. Game called at 4:30.
Admission 25 cents. Grand stand 10
OFF FOR THE KLONDIKE.
One member of the linn of Foster &
Honsel, the tailors, has gone to the Klon?
dike, but the other one remains in Ronn?
oke to make up the usual first-class
clothes turned out by these up-to-date
workmen. See their big ad. on this p age.
TWO ROANOKERS HONORED.
Dr. 1!. 1-'.. Jones, of this city, was
elected orator at the recent meeting of the
Slate Medical Society at Hot Springs and
will deliver the* annual address hefonj
that body at their meeting next year at
Virginia Bench. Dr. L. G. Pedigo was
elected first vice-president of the society.
LARGEST He tablets in the city at
Cnldwell Sites Company, IS Salem ave?
THEY PAY THEIR BILLS.
The McGhee who wus'arrestcd on the
charge of skipping a board bill at the St.
.lames Hotel was not from Bedford City,
as stated in The Times, but he registered
from Petersburg, Ya .yet it is not known
where he is from. The McGheej Iroin
Bedford City have the reputation of pay
lug their hills promptly.
KRANICH & BACH UPRIGHT PIANO
FOR $22.1 AT HOBB1E PIANO CO.
A Kranich A. Mlach upright piano,
slightly, used but almost as gocd as new,
for $225 on easy payments without in
(Vrest. OrigiUnlly sold for$350. Hobbio
Piano Co., Salem avenue near Commerce
r ; r TO EXCHANGE.
A farm of 105 acres near Roanoke to
exchange for city property. See ELLIS
BROS., 101 Jefferson street.
Breakfast, 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
supper 20 cents. Meal tickets, $1. J.
J. Catogni's restaurant.
MESSINA ORANGES at Catognl's
confectionery. New supply of new crop
MAY APPLE PILLS
Will cure headache,malaria and all dis?
eases arising from a disordered condition
of the liver. For sale by Sam Stone,the
Salem avenue druggist.
TAKE A LOOK
hjh at our $?"? "Ko
***Jrj?j-K?l dak-.' Takes a
W^S picture lUxOA.
? ' t-W-i? NVu will show
?*? ???> \. ; ' \ von how to take
' . .?> v ' " the pictures and
develop them. Booklets frei-.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
10S Salem avenue s W.
Brnnn's Iconoclast at Jack's.
JUST TAKE A PEEP
Into Bonner'? restaurant when you pass.
It Is certainly a thing of beauty since
he made improvements. His tal.les are
laden with everything that one wants to
eat. Anything you order will be Oiled
with dispatch by his accommodating
corp.-.of waiters. You should see is place.
Puritan at Jack's News Depot.
Bright and shining facts for all the people. This
week must positively wind up the Summer Suit Sale.
Not a single one to be carried over. My Fall Stock
is now cdiniug in. I must have room. The goods
must be turned into cash.
IT'S ONE OF THE BRIGHT SPOTS IX LIFE
to spend an hour with our beautiful goods while you
^ learn what LOW PRICES really mean. It's a glad
^ new day for our customers.
^ A Money-Saving Triumph
^ in Men and Boys' Clothing.
ALL NEW AND THE LATEST STYLES.
^ SHIRTS.?See our window display of Negligee |%
Shirts ?some with two collars and cuffs,
^ detachable, soft bosom, with pocket, three ^
^ sleeve lengths and fast colors. The $1, ^
^ $1.25, and $1.50 quality have all been 5|
^ bunched toget her at ?
? Seventy-five Gents. ^
s3 YOUR MONEY HACK IF YOU WANT IT. rC
Clothier and Furnisher,
successor to jos. cohn.
Campbell Avenue and JclTeraon Street.
t ^ M IK E ? I
<$> Hensel Hasn't Quit the Busi- 4
ness. He is Only Off For J
the Klondike, and *
1 Left Me Here to Look After ?
Everybody Who Wants <$>
AND WE NEVER HAD A BETTER ONE,
Come and Select. We Will
Put Your Goods Back
and Make It Up When
You Want It.
Come While the Stock is
$ Terms Cash.. &