New Fall Goods,
New Fall Goods.
We were fortunate in secur?
ing some exceptionally good
values in dress goods without
the tariff attachment, and will
offer on Monday 500 pieces of
All Wool Plain and Fancy
Novelties, comprising some of
the choicest arid most fashion?
able weaves. Among them
PLAIN AND FIG?
SILK AND WOOL PLAIDS,
ALL W< >OL GERMAN AND
CORDED HEPS, '
SILKS, SILKS, SILKS,
Full assortment of Silks,
consisting of the choicest of
patterns, such as
Plaids in All ( Ioloks,
GlIANGEAHLE Ta b'FETAS,
Black and Figured Satin.
50 dozen Felt Hats, com?
prising all the new shapes.
Among some of the leading
shapes for immediate use tire
English Walking Hats, the
Tourist, the Plaid Sailors and
Jackets and Gapes.
We have just received a big
assortment of 'Ladies' and
Children's Jackets, also a full
line of Cloth and Plush Capes.
Before making your fall pur?
chases we would respectfully
invite you to inspect our stock.
26 Salem Ave
25 Campbell Ave.
MONDAY, Oct. 4,
AT 7 P. M.
SOME LOCAL NEWS
THE ROANOKE CITY MANTLE
WORKS make a specialty at this season
of the year of repairing old grates, or
building new ones. They have experi?
enced men who thorouuhly understand
that class of work. Call and see them.
J. H. MARSTKLLER,
Proprietor, No. 21 10. Campbell avenue.
BUY SAWEO WOOD in blocks for
your new stoves from W. 11. Daniel & Co.,
dealers in clean wood and the best grades
hay, grain and mill feed. Store and yard
under Henry street bridge. New 'phone,
FOR TEN' DAYS
We are offering special rates on rail?
road tickets to all principal points. B. H.
PACK & CO., Ticket Brokers, 1(1 Jeffer?
son st reel.
A complete line of Artists' Materials.
Windsor and Newton's oil am! water
color. Massle's Pharmacy.
.MISS TRENT'S PUPIL6 will pleise
meet "her September 2!), at No. 372
Twi-lfth avenue. ~ .
CALL FOR YOUR MAIL.
"Warmer," "Employe," and "P. J.,"
will please call at The Times ollice for
CRACK RIDERS COMING.
A largely attended meeting of the Vir?
ginia Wheel Cluti was held last nignt
and everything is in readiness for the
meet on Friday nnd Sntniday, October
1 nnd 2. Schade itniNeluis have entered
all open events, nnd the fastest riding
ever seen on t'.io Ronnoke track will he
witnessed. All who attend may be as?
sured of getting the wortli of their
"Mr. Wendling's powers of description '
are wonderful, his languaue beautiful,
his grace charming, his eloquence thrill?
ing. I have never heard his equal as an
orator.'' -Rev. Charles I). Bulla.
Huyler's Violet and Ross Dainties for
Bonbonnieres. Hayler's Licorice Drops
and Vanilla chocolate (cakes.; Massie's
NEW SINGER SEWING MACHINES.
C. F. Bryant, the popular manager of
the Hoanoke ollice of the Singer Sewing
Machine Company, received on yestertbij
fifty of the latest new Singer Vibrator
Sewing Machines, tresh from the factory
at Hlizabethport, New Jersey. The
woodwork of the machines is of waluut,
and they are models of utility and con?
venience."all of the sewing pars being
so arranged as to he elevated above the
top of the frame on which it tests, or low?
ered at the will of the operator, accord?
ingly as he or she d?slres to use the ma?
chine cr not. As an evidence of the vast
number of machines sent out from the
factory, it need onlv he mentioned that
the one examined by tLe representative
of The Times was numbered 14,533,59").
Pepsin Chewing Cum, 2 packs for 5
cents at VAN LEAR BROS., Druggists.
The committee ou methods nud pro
gramme of the Hoanoke City Teachers
Institute met at the high school build
in" yesterday afternoon anil adopted the
following programme: "Nature Study,"
Miss Kindred; "Compound and Complex
Fractions and the Relation of Signs,"
Prof. J. L. Sheppe; "How Shall the
Work of the Iustitute be Made to Benefit
the Schools of Hoanoke," Superintendent
B. Rust. The committee will meet again
Thursday evening, October 5, at the same
"Wendling is wonderful cn the plat?
form. Don't fail 'to hear him."?Rev.
Thos. J. bhlpman.
OLD STAGERS' MEETING.
A number of gentlemen have gotten
together who were residents of Hoanoke
in "Big Lick" days, or when the place
with its400 population was not known
as Hoanoke. In order to get them to?
gether again these gentlemen have de
cideil to issue a call for a mnss meeting
of the old stagers in the circuit court
room for ti'-xt Saturday night, October
2. It is understood that many of our old
citizens who hare seen the dry old town
grow Into a hustling city of 20,000 people
are anxious to form an organization for
their own mutual benefit socially.
ORGANS. ORGANS. ORGANS.
Standard ortmns, some sMghtly and
others more used, hut all thoroughly
overhauled and in perfect, order. Fully
warranted, at almost your own price and
terms. Hobble Pinuo Co., Salem ave?
nue, near Commerce.
The best Gum is "Knd" Pepsin, 2 large
packs for Scents, only at Massle's Phar?
FOR SALE.?At a special bargain, an
excellent upright piano. Terms easy.
Address, "PIANO," care Times.
FRESH TAFFY; all kinds at CA
Tho week of prayer for foreign mis?
sions anil missionaries at the First Pres?
byterian Church is now In progress and
much interest 1h being manifested. Laut
night Oorea was tho subject, ot discus
sicn. Following is the programme for
the remainder of the week:
Tnursday night?South Ameiica and
Fi iday night?Africa,
All the members of' the church are
urged to be present at these|meetlngs this
week. If unable to be present all are
urged to remember the services in their
homes aud observe the J[timo of prnyer
there. All others are invited to come
und participate iu these meetings for
LOWNEY?S Assorted Ron Rons and
Chocolutes 50c pound at VanLear Rros.,
The*directory of the Roanoke board of
trade met in the circuit court room yes
teiday evening at ?"> o'clock, with W. E.
Deaton, piesident, in the chair. A com?
mittee composed of D. W. Flickwlr, Col.
S. S. Brooke and Ed. L. Stone, was np
pointed to collect matter for publication
in pamphlet form, setting forth the ad?
vantages and resource's of Roauoko and
vicinity, aud to take such steps as they
thought most arR'lsahlu towards pressing
Rouioke's claims lor the armor-pla:e
"Wendling'-.'lecture on 'The Man of
Galilee' is the most inspiring address I
ever 'istened to."?II. A. Meacbam.
NOTICE TO RED MEN.
There will be a meeting c.f both tribts
of Red Men in Wahoo Wigwam at 7:110
o'clock this evening for tho purpose of
making arrangements to attend the fun?
eral of Brother M. R Gallagher, of Poca
hontas Tribe No. 1(1, of Sumpter, S. C,
?who will be buried Thursday morning at
8 o'clock from St. Andrew's Church. As
many as can are requested to meet this
evening and all are requested to meet in
the* Wig warn of Wahoo Tribe at ? ?'clock
Thursday mor'-ing to accompany the re
mnius to the church and attend the fun?
eral. By order ol sachem of Wahoo
Tribe, W. F. RR VANT, Chief cf Records.
"Wendling's lecture on '.Stonewall
Jackaou' is the most thrilling oratorical
effort I have ever heard."?Rev. Dr. W.
BROWN I WILL RECOVER.
Rluelield -Telegraph: Allen Brown,
who was shot by trait ps at Narrows,
Friday, was brought to this city on No.
?I last night. Mr. l.rown's many friends
will be glad t.o hear,that he is very much
improved and is now thought to be en?
tirely out of danger.
BICYCLISTS, BEWA HE.
On and after October 1 the lamps on
bicycles are required to be lighted at (1
p. m. Remember the foolish virgins
and keep your lamps 11 immed and full
i > <> 11" ? lull to hear WendlitiK'x "Stonewall
.InekMon" and "The Alan of ('allleet" Cal?
vary 11i? iii i-1 Clmreli, Sept. :tO ami Oci. I.
L'uurHC liekctH 50c. Itcscrvcn genta at
MASHED IIIS FOOT.
Taylor Rnglish, a colored boy aged
about 1(1 7ears, had his foot very badly
mashed near the brewery yesterday af ter
nocn between -1 and 5 o'clock. He was
trying to steal a ride on a moving freight
"Wendling's '.Man of Galilee is with?
out a doubt the most masterly thing I
ever beard. 1 wish everybody in Roan?
oke would hear him."?Dr. LcnN G.
The best Gum is "Fad" Pepsin, 2 largo
packs for 5 cents, only- at Mastie's Phar?
SECOND WARD CLUB.
The Denu crats of the Second Ward met
last nii/ht in the circuit court room for
the purpose of organizing a Second ward
campaign r.lub. The meeting was cr.Hcd
to order by W. F. Bryant aud they pro?
ceeded at. once to form an organization.
.1. K Rryan was elected president and A.
R. Coleman secretary. The crowd was a
very enthusiastic one but not very great
iu numbers. Speeches were made by A
P. Staplea, ,T. E. Yonge, S. M. Rrophy.
A. Rlair Antrim and R. R. Hicks, all of
whom entertained those present in a very
pleasant manner. All showed that they
were strictly iu earnest in using every
honest effort to secure the election of tho
Democratic ticket, both Statoand legisla
Save the wrappers oil "Fad" Pepsin
Gum. Two large packs for 5 cents. See
our window. Massie's Pharmacy.
Yesterday morning at 7 o'clock a beau?
tiful but quiet wedding wns solemnized at
St. Andrew's Cathoiic Church. Rev.
Father Lynch officiated and the contract?
ing parties were Thos. O'Connor and
Miss Eva Comb, a popular young lady
from Pennyslvania, and sister of Mrs. J.
R. Meredith, of West Salem avenue.
Mis*;i<'rances*,Capito whs maid of honor
and K. J. McDonald best man. The
young ccuple left on No. -I for an Eastern
bridal trip. Fred Zerhee and James Mor
risnv were ushers and after the services
the wedding party repaired to the resi?
dence of Mr. Meredith, 541 Salen. ave?
nue, where they partook of a most sub?
stantial wedding breakfast.
If you are troubled with rheumatism
or neuraglc and can't get relief why not
try a '20c bottle of Acme Linnment' See
Raines, "He makes it."
THE COAL COMBINE BROKE*?.
Buy one of our wood air tight stoves
and as far as you are concerned the coa'
combine will b<* a thing of the past. We
handle the best.
SHEPHERD ft ELLER, Agents.
THE Fidelity and Deposit Company of
Maryland is the largest Southern bor.il
company. Asset*. $2,801,200.12. Bonds
can be given in ten minutes. Kates very
low. The largest lire companies in the
world represented. CHARLES LUNS
FOKD ft SONS, Agents-, oflice corner
Campbell and Jefferson.
FRESH OY ST EES received everyday
by J. .1. Catogni.
FOR SALE?A RARE CHANCE.
Nice suburban farm, 1 mile south of
city, (known af the Cyphers farm) excel?
lent frame dwelling of ? rooms, all in
good order. Large barn. This tract con?
tains about 811 1 acres In high state of
cultivation and abundantly watered.
Will rent this property monthly, sulrect
to sale. Apply to
T. E. B. HARTSOOK, Sole Agent.
Postumster Uupuy has heen authorized
by the Postoflice i/epartmeut to employ
an addltioual letter carrier for tti? post
ofiice lu this city. This is ou account of
the present force bei UK unable to give
the peoplo two deliveries and do It prop
eily anil with the increase it Is hoped
that mail may bo served t wice daily
throughout the town. Among the ellgi
bles for appointment are Ceo. S. Jack, J.
M. Fowler and S. M. Templeton, in the
That's what our hats arb.
In style, elegance and
place v?u'll always kind
our 11 ats at the head of the
Derbies and Alpines for
Fall. All styles and col?
ors, with Dunlap at the
top. Price $1 t<> |6.
Hatter and Furnisher,
112 Jefferson street.
AN UNEXPECTED DEATH.
At twenty minutes to 12 yesterday M.
B. Gallagher, junior partner of P. 11.
Gallagher and Brother, died ut hisiooms
over 181 Salem avenue after an il'ness of
three weeku with kidney trouble. His
death was unexpected, although it was
known that he was seriously ill. De?
ceased was born in Ireland nearly thirty
years ago and came to tho United States
in August, 1SS0, and embarked in busi?
ness, lie was fairly successful. Ho
was a Red Man and an Odd Fellow and
bad many warm friends here who will
be grieved to learn of his death. Tho
funeral will take place nt St. Andrew's
Catholic'Church at S a. ro. to-morrow
nnd interment will be in St. Andrew's
Save tho wrappers ofl "Fad" Pepsin
Gum. Two large packs for "? cents. See
our window. Massle's Pharmacy.
Up in Montgomery county, not far
from Crockett Springs, is a wddto stone
quarry from which tho finest stones are
being taken and put on the market.
The properly Is owned by Thomas Depp
nud the products oi the quarry are being
manufactured into whetstones and razor
hones. The rock is also ground in a mor?
tar mid passed through water three times
until a fine light, substance raises on top.
It is then taken ofl and dried, when it is
put up ns a metal polish and far exceeds
anything in that line ever put on the
market. This product is being placed ou
the market as the Poor Mountain Golden
A party of cyclists from Cliftnn Forge
arrived In the city yesterday and are
stopping at the Ponce de Leon. Amonir
the party are Miss Quinn, Mrs. Casper,
A. J Schofler, W. K. Roberts, E. S.
W. P. Gilkeson, formerly senior mem?
ber of the lirm of Gilkeson & Taylor,
left yesterday for SpoKnne Falls, Wash?
ington, where he will engage in business
in the future. Mr. Gilkeson has made
Ronnoke his home for the pint several
years and is regarded as a youmc man of
exceptional business qualities nud habits.
Ile^will be missed by his Ronnoke friends,
who wish him much luck In Iiis far Wes?
WE BUY our candies nnd cakes in
small quantities but often. We can guni
nutee them to be always (resb. SANDY
P. FIG GAT & CO.
A COMFORTABLE HOUSE.
Have you ever noticed how comfoitable j
a house looks when the doors are nicely
carpeted? Carpet one or two cf your
floors and see what a difference it makes.
We can furnish you anything iu tlie car?
pet line. Largest assortment in the city.
OVERSTREET ..v THURM AN.
SPORTS MEN, ATTENTION.
A bargain in a slightly worn Lefever
hnmmerless double-barrel 12-gunge shot?
gun, weight. 7 pounds This gun differs
from all other medium priced hammer
less guns in quality of its Damascus steel
barrels nnd workmanship throughout.
Sold for no fault and fully guaranteed.
Inquire of or address,
R. 11. DAY,
A SACRIFICE SALE.
One Stuyvesant Upright Piano; good
condition nnd in perfect tune. Must he
sold. $100 cash will buy it. Also one
small Hall's safe, new; $20 cash will buy
that. Address, "P. O.W.," Times office.
W. S. McClanahau & "'o., write all
kinds of insurance in reliable companies
and Kive prompt attention to settlement
of losses, woe their testimonial of their
life company in another column. Fire
insurance a specialty. Give them a call
at No. 7 Campbell avenue.
If you own a horse go to :!07 Salem ave?
nue and see what J. s. Shancr, the Ken?
tucky horseshoer, will guarantee to do
for your horse. Iiis work stands on its
merits, and his p-ioes are right.
JUST RECEIVED?800 pounds of
Downey's Chocolates anil Hon Rons,
different styles and flavors. Formerly
0(1 cents a pound: now offeied at .">U cents
the pound at CATOGNl'S.
JUST TAKE A PEEP
Into Bonner's restaurant when you pass,
'.t is certainly a thing of beauty since
be made improvements. His tables are
laden with everything that one wants to
eat. Anything you order will be filled
with dispatch by his accommodating
corps of wniters You should see Is place.
The Waltut Cove Lumber Manufactur?
ing Company having decided to sell their
plant, offer at a great snciAco tho whrle
property as It now stands. Located at
the intersection of the C. F. and Y. V.
and tht Norfolk and Western railroad in
the fine pine section of North Carolina,
equipped with new and modern machin?
ery, presents the finest opportunity that
has been c fTered for a long tune to pur
chase a good paying business. Tetms
easy. Apply to,
W. A. LASH, Secretary,
Walnut Cove, N. C.
^ THE GREATEST OFFER
rever made: Special "A" and
"B" Clevelands at $40. We are
selling them as fast as we can tret
them. Come In and see them'
Sold on Installment-.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO,
His Srnleni avenue s. w.
For Swell Dressers.
The particular dressers of this town, and those es?
pecially who are unwilling to admit that they can be
properly fitted to ready-made clothing, are cordially in?
vited to call at our store and inspect our
Among these we would mention a very stylish sin?
gle-breasted suit, with double-breasted vest, one of
the latest ideas of our manufacturer. We can furnish
this suit in any of the popular Plaids, Checks and
The English AValking Coat, with deep velvet collar,
is another one of our specialties destined to become a
favorite with our fine trade.
A SWELL HAT.
The Hat of All Hats is the celebrated Manhattan
Fall Shapes now on exhibition in our show-window.
It is one of the best 83.00 Hats the world produces.
Colors: Black, Seal and London Brown. Manufac
tu red especially for us.
Clothier and Furnisher,
Campbell Avenue and Jetlerson Street.
GETTING TN PRACTICE.
The Alleghnny Institute foot.bull team
Is now getting down to steady work and
is rapidly improving under the careful
training of Clipt. l'hil Meade, who is
well known in this locality as n player of
no mean ability, and they are now prac?
ticing hard every afternoon. As yet
nothing can he stated positively as to the
lino up of the team, as only four of last
year's team are hack?i. e., !?. S. and A.
K. Handy, Withers ami Strader. Of the
hew men Alleghnny has most assuredly
drawn three prizes in Bentley, of the
Roanoke V. M. C. A. team, Keeley, of
Pennsylvania, and Meade,who played full
hack on the Alleghnny team of '93 aud
is captain of the team this year. Behind
the line Alleg'-any will he nuusnlly
strong this year, havlti", S. P. aud A. K.
Handy for halves, Keeley for full and
Meade at quarter. In the line there are
still some very Important positions to
fill?i. e , center, one guard, one tackle
and an r?nd. Sunder, last year's guard,
wili he hack again at the same position
and will douhless give a good account of
himself. Uentley will hold down one
tackle in his own \ery efficient manner
and Withers, lust year's tackle, will he
transferred to right end this year. Bos?
ton, last year's full hack, has not decided
whether or not lie wili fight for Alle
ghany's glory on the gridiron again this
year, hut if he does he will very probably
be placed at center. O'Hara, an old
University of Virginia man, wi'l, in all
probability, play one of the guards, and
Peck, a Roanoko boy, is making a stroug
bid for tackle. Kingery and E. Handy, al?
though new at the game, will make any?
one work that tries to cut them out as
guards and Coe, Mills and W. Kaney are
working hard for left end and it is al?
most "nip and tuck" with them at pres?
ent. With seven ccod men as a nucleus
and seven other good ones to draw to,
Captain Meade should not have such a
very hard "row to hoe" and ought to he
able to put on the field the best team thai
Allegbnny has ever had before. of the
men that, did not return this year Divers
at center and MeClure on right end will
hi' sorely missed ami especially McCInro,
who whs an e.\ceptionally tine end rush
ned whose place it will be very hard to
fill. The practice this week has been very
simple, consisting of punting andjgetting
down the field cn kicks, forming inter?
ference and some tackling, and in all the
candidates have showed up well. Cap?
tain Meade is temporarily laid up with a
nore foot, having been spiked in the game
of ball on Saturday. It wili be well to
sav while on this subject that Although
Allegheny goes olT on trips they never
lose a day from ;-chr.ol work, as they take
them between Friday and Monday, it
being the policy of the school never to
allow athletics interfere with the school
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.
PRESERVING PEARS by the barrel,
bushel, peck, or gallon, for sale by .1. .1.
ANOTHER FRESH LOT of old fash?
ioned Marshmallows just received.
1 pound box 40c; 2-pound box. 75c; .1
nound box, $1; 5 pound box, $1.50. At
METROPOLITAN for October now In
at Jack's News lhpot.
THE INCREASE IN BUSINESS.
It has often been said, and wisely said,
that printer's ink is n good medium
through which to "advertise your.busi?
ness, it is good. Our schcoi* last year
numbered sixty-eigltt students at tlie
close of September; anil we have been
running now only three weeks and wo
are far beyond 101) students to-day. Some
one said: "Printer's Ink Play cause
false impressions." Coma und see us.
Seeing is believing.
We do get places for cur students. A
nun,her of them have Bee med places since
they trraduated on the :10th day of July.
On the Kith inst. we secured a place
with P. K. Davis, Jr., Roauoke, Yn., foi
W. It. Pedigo; on the 20th we secured
a place for h\ L. Droonihnuuh w'th C.
I). Kenny, Honnoke, Va., and on tho
22nd we secured a position for Eugene
E. Williamson with the Miiton Co?l Co.,
Chillicothe, Ohio. These students all
graduated July 80th, 1807, and have been
placed within n week through the in?
fluence of the president of the school.
Those who contemplate intending a
school should investigate the National
Business College. Honnoke, Va. We
cannot get out and create positions for
our students, nor enn we secure work for
those who are not studious, but we can
secure places (and good ones) for thoae
who will ava.l themselves- of the oppor?
tunities we present. We have the best
equipped business school in the State of
Virginia, and we offer to the public one
of the best sets of teachers in 'this State.
Those who'mlght seem to lie willina to
criticise or "investigate a school* should
do so with this one. We are glad of
criticism. That is the way we made our
school. We have never been to unwise
as not to take a suggestion or criticism
from outside parties. A gent'emnn was
made to exclaim lately when he left our
rooms, "I kneiv you must have some?
thing up here from the way you adver?
tise, but I had not the slightest concep?
tion of the number of students, the nr
1 ransrement of the rooms, or the well ilia
cipiined school which you control."
We thank the public gem-rally for its
patronage, and as we draw students from
Maine to Texas Jwe shall labor earnestly
for the interest and advancement ot our
students that we may continue Jto merit
and receive the liberal support and con?
fidence of our past advisors.
Visit the school. We welcome visitors
at any time, and take pleasure in show?
ing them our wor\.
Candies carefully pacKed and shipped
To all parts of foe Country by Mail orExpre?
BOLD ONLY AT T'TT.
100 Jefferson street.
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