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Coming and Going.
W. K. Thomas, clerk of the Council,
went to Lynchburg yesterday ou busi?
Commonwealth Attorney Edward Lylo
Is in Bedford City ou legal business.
Julius Hocus has returned from an
outing at Niagara Falls much improved
T. C. Parish, of the Chas. Lyle Drug
Co., will leave to-day for Smlthfield,
where he will reside iu the future. His
tamliy will accompany htm.
Commonwealth Attorney Ashworth, of
Bristol. Va., is in Koanoke ou official
Geo. O. Monroe, of the general freight
agents office, is quite sIck at his home on
Bluefield Telegraph: Mayor W. K. An?
drews and City Engineer Wingate, of
Roanoke, passed through- the city last
night en route West.
The Misses McClaugherty, from Giles
county, are visiting Mrs. Martin Peterson
Cnapman avenue s. w.
Miss Emma Emmett, of Salisbury, N.
C, is the guest of Mrs. Ratzel, at 20
Third avenue u. e.
Jos. B. Wri"ht, of Martiusville, was iu
the city yesterday.
R. B. Sowder and B. Crumpler, of
Blucfeld, were in the city yesterday.
G. M. Mithcell, of Boxwood, is regis?
tered at the St. .lames.
C. C. Wynn, ol Lynchburg, is a gufst
at the St. .Tames.
R. B Williams, of Vivian, W. Va.,
was in the city yesterday on business.
Rev. Dr. Broughton returned yesterday
lrom Staunton,where he de'ivered au ad?
dress the eveniug before.
Geo. A. Thompson, of the auditor's
ofliee of the Norfolk and Western, is
spending his vacation in Bedford City.
H. Rtttenhouse, of Buona Vista, is reg?
istered at the Ponce de Leon.
A $350 upright piano iu use but a short
lime and gorul as new can be bought at a
big reduction on easy payments at Rob?
bie Piano Co. See it at once or it will be
too late. Bargains like this are soon sohl.
POSTAL EMPLOYES' RULES.
Washtngtno. Sept. 2S.?The postmaster
general has issued an orde: forbidding
clerks and other employes to solicit con?
tributions of money, gifts or presents: to
issue addresses, complimentary cards,
prints, publications or any substitute in?
tended to induce the public to make them
gifts or presents: to sell tickets for thea?
ters, concerts, balls, fairs, picnics, ex?
cursions or places of amusement orent?r
tnlnment of any kind, or to borrow
money or contract, debt1; which they have
no rea: onable prospects of beiug able to
MURDEK AT GLADE SPRINGS.
Glade Springs, Va , Sept. 28.?John
Clark was fatally shot near here this af?
ternoon by William Mason. Clark the
wounded man, dietl before a doctor could
reach him. The weapon used was a shot
gun. Mason is under arrest.
Breakfast, 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
supper 25 cents. Meal tickets, $4. J.
J. Catogni's restaurant.
FRESH TAFFY, all kinds at CA.
MEN WHO SHOULD NOT WED
The man who says, "Lovo mo, lovo my
Tho man who can't remember bis wlfo's
Tho 11111? who thinks a parlor carpet
ought to hMt 15 years.
The man who thinks ho can keep bouse
better than his wife docs.
The man who thinks a woman's bonnet
ought to cost nbout 75 conts.
The man who forgets his ?rnnners ns
soon us ho crosses his own thr??f lold.
The man who labors under tho delusion
that his wife's money belongs to him.
The man who thinks that nobody but
an angel is good enough to bo his wife.
The man who thinks n woman is "fixed
for the season" if she lias ono new gown.
Tho man who always loaves his wife nt
homo when ho takes ids summor vacation.
Tho man wdio thinks there is "no place
like homo"?for grumbling und growling.
The man who thinks a sick wifo would
feel better if sho would "just get up and
Tho man who thinks his wifo exists for
the comfort and convenience of bis mother
and his sisters.
Tho man who talk.; nbout "supporting"
n wife when she is working 1-1 hours a
day, Including .Sundays.
The man who has $75 worth of fishing
tackle and can't afford a new set of cur?
tains for the dining room.
The man who thinks a 5-year-old worst?
ed street gown Is the proper sort of toilet
for n dinner party or o reception.
The man who thinks a woman ought to
be her own iuilliiier**drossmakcr, seam?
stress, cook, housemaid and nurse.
The man who doesn't know what on
earth a woman wants with money when
she bus u bill at the dry goods store.
Tho man who provides himself with a
family and trusts Providence to provide
tho family with n home and something to
Tho man who thinks n woman ought to
give up a $1,000 salarv and work in Ids
kitchen foi her board'nnd u few clothe.*
and be glad of tho chance.
Tho man who thinks it is "all non?
sense" for n woman to want a 10 cent
bunch of pansies or violets when she
hasn't seen a (lower for five months.
Tho man who quotes tho Apostle Pnul
on tho woman question and who firm?
ly believes that the mantle of tho apostle
bus fallen on him.?Now York Times.
iDo Crack -ti i'n>t.
The peculiar manner in which u well
dressed gentleman walked down Chestnut
street a few evenings ago attracted atten?
tion. Sonic of his steps were of ordinary
length, while others wcro very short nnd
others still very long. A stalwart police?
man explained the peculiarity. "That
man," said he, "is a crack stepper?than
is, ho is superstitious and is trying to
avoid Stopping on a crank between tiio
flagstones forming tho sidewalk. Thero
are dozens of persons who believe that to
step on a crack is a sign that they will
meet with bad luck. They soon get into
tho habit of regulating their steps so ns to
avoid the cracks, and they aro unconscious
of tho peculiarity of their movements. I
know one man who walks on tho asphalt
near the curb to avoid tiio necessity of
skipping along like a boy trying to play
hop scotch. Tho day ho was told of tho
superstition ho lost Sl?.O?O in u specula?
tion. Next day he walked on tho asphalt
end cot it all back."?l'liilndelnhia Press
THE STONE PRIISTTING A
110-112-114 N. Jefferson
DEAR SIRS: Please a
Calendar. It is exquisite ir
$ very conveniently arranget
^ East Radford, Va., Jai
Lawrence Si Davis,
No. 5 Campbell avenue s w.
prompt payment of losses,
Tlio Ilonmro Old I.mly.
"When I canio out on my regular
trip the other morning," relates the
Loo stage driver, "the only passenger I
had was an old lady of very demure
manners. I was most dead for n smoke,
but I had sort of got it into my head
that the old lady was a religious and
fussy parly. When wo got along a piece,
however, 1 got to lingering my to barker,
and, by snuin, I just couldn't resist the
temptation I Sol turned round to the
old lady and asked her if sho had any
objection to my taking :i whiff or two.
She straightened tip like a monkey ou a
" 'By gosh, young man,' sho shout?
ed, 'you've hit mo just where I live!
I've been hankering for a smoke ?11 tho
morning. Gimme a match.'
"Sho pulled out a black T. D., and I
tell you, mister, mo'u that old lady
made the stage look like- a steam engine
going up a grade."?Kcuuebee. (Mo.)
Tho woman who had risen from a
rear scat to address tho mothers' meet?
ing was a striking figure. Her wan,
haggard face was made to seem more
wan and haggard by a lust season's bon?
" I concede," tho woman exclaimed,
"that it is u wife's duty to say nothing
and saw wood, but what if sho has to
break tho wood with a dull ax?"
In tho midst of tho subsequent con?
fusion a delegate moved an executive
ND MFG. CO.,
ccept my thanks for 1897
i design and execution, and
y truly, l
J. H?GE TYLER. |
mary 2d, 1897. 2
O'FERRALL IN NEW YORK.
Richmond, Sept. 28.?Governor O'Fer
rull lefc yesterday at noon for New York,
where he will to morrow attend an im?
portant meeting of the ooard of directors
of the British North American Trading
and Exploration Company, of which he
is first vice-president. The meeting was
originally called for last Friday, but had
to lie postpoued on account of the gover?
nor's inability of being present at that
time. Tins will preclude the possibility
of his beina piest-nt to participate in the
German-day exercises to-morrow.
TROUBLE IN ARGENTINA.
London, Sept. 28.?A dispatch to the
Times from Buenos Ayres says that, dat?
um the last week or so the crops have
suffered more from tlrought and severe
frosts than lrom locusts.
FEED YOUR STOCK.
I take pleasure in announcing that I
continue to carry the largest and most
complete line of feed in the city. You
are invited :o inspect my goods and get
prices. .1. A. HOOVER,
"The Feed Man." 'Phone 214.
THE BEAUTY OF IT.
A dress washed with 'Crystal Spring"
was shown us the other nay?a delicate
fahre splashed with tiny flowers. The
Mowers looked as if grown afresh?forget
OYSTERS by the measure at J. .1. Ca
DYEING AND CLEANSING ES?
Ladies' and Gentlemen's
Winter Clothes cleaned and
dyed to perfection. Good
1 10 Campbell avenue.
J. DEVOX. Proprietor.
So Bernhardt is to play "Hnmlot" now.
There'll ho nothing fat and scant o' breath
about her l'rlnco of Donmurk.?Boston
Will Ministor Angell plonso let looson
few pigeons so that an anxious people may
know where bo is locatetlf?Clovclontl
Bliss Cannon Fays ho novor rends tho
newspapers, perhaps In retaliation because
tho iiewspap?r men novor rend his poems.
The aged General Longstreot is married
again. Ayo does not soem to havo dullod
tho old Confederate lighter's lovo for war?
fare.? Denver Post.
Mr. Kneeland of Missouri is tho Star
Pointer of the matrimonial turf. Mr.
Bates of Chicago Is hardly a Patchun to
him.?Kansas City Tlinos.
Russell Sago recently gave tho ohlldren
of n New York village n freu ride over one
of his railways. The enuso of tho rash act
has never been explained.?Exchange.
"Whut do it mean," said Miss Mi?
ami Jones, "when doy talks hi dis hero
novel hook 'bout or young man payin
his addresses to a young lady?"
"Doesn'tyou know?" exclaimed Eras
"I sho'ly doesn'."
"It means dat ho dono put do postago
stamp on do lovo letter. "?
JOHNSTON & CO,
FIRE, 1 INSURANCE
ACCIDENT J AGENTS,
104 South Jefferson street.
HUSBANDS AND FATHERS?Don't
I brow your good money away on assess?
ment life insurance. Get a good article.
Tho Travellers stands at the top. Will
write it man aged 30 $1,000 life insurance,
for $88.02 yearly for ten years only, poli?
cy being paid-up after that period. Cut?
ting olT a cigar or beer daily will buy
such a policy. Investigate freely, buy
one, and sei your mind at rest.
A. J. EVANS. P. M. UIJTT. C. U. I'HICK.
(Sncceseors to Evans Uros.)
Keep a Full and t'omplete Line of
Every Article Known to the
Hardware Trade. Wo Invite
BD Inspection of Our Stock Htid
22 Campbell Avenue.
"TM be a
Ik we have a rue. The fire
may he at your house. bet?
ter insure at once with
RO. M. KENT. JR.
No. 107 Terry Building.
Frank T. Glasgow,
Attorn ey-at-L a w .
Lexington, Va., July 27,1800.
Mr. B. A. Quisonborry, Lexington, Vn.:
My Dear Sir?I have recently Investi?
gated the Old Line Insurance Companies,
with a view of determining what 1 would
ilo with regard to taking a now policy.
The result of my inquiries ami examina?
tion bus been to couviuco me that' tbo
Northwestern Mutual Is the most eco?
nomically administered, and cau and
will give tbo best results of all of these
companies; and I havo determined tu let
u policy which I h*ve in the New York
Mutual lapse, and have taken in its
place a policy in the Northwestern Mu?
tual. 1 have also a poliev in the Now
York Equitable, hut iny judgement, af?
ter as careful^ examination as 1 could
make, is that the Northwestern is the
best, company, both as to solvency and
results, of the ftur leading companies
which now oiler insurance. Yours very
truly, FRANK T. GLASGOW.
W. s. McCLANAHAN & Co.,
Fire, Life and Accident Insurance,
No. 7 Campbell avenue.
J. W. Boswell,
Real Estate and Rental Agent,
110) Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va.
Foi the Lynchhnrg Perpetual
Building and Loan Co.
"My boy came home from school one
day rvith Ills hand badly lacerated and
bleeding and suffering great pain," says
Mr. K J. Schall, with Meyer Bros." Drug
Company, St. Louis, Mo. "I dressed the
wound, and applied Chamberlain's Pain
Balm freely. All pain ceased, and in a
remarkably short time it healed without
leaving a scar. For wounds, sprains,
swellings and rheumatism I know of no
medicine or prescription equal to it. I
consider it a household ncctssity." The
25 and 00 cent si/.es for sale by II. C.
Barnes. "He puts up prescriptions "
AT THE BIG STORE CANNOT FAIL TO ATTRACT THOUSANDS OP BUYERS.
OUR CLOAK ?EPART8HENT.
This department will he of intensest
interest to Clojik buyers this season.
We made nil our Cloak contracts last,
spring when materia's were at their low?
est prices. We will sell Cloaks this sea?
son at. prices before unknown to this sec
tioo. Note a few:
Ladies Fine Seal Plush Capes, silk
lined, fur 1 rimmed collar, length 20
inches, only $3.50?actually worth $5.
Fine Seal Plush Cape-, Silk Lined:
beautifully braided with Soutache, length
20 inches, only $5.
1' ii'! Seal Plush Capes, length 20
inches, elegantly braided with Soutache
and Jet, only $5.50--worth $7.
Fine Seal Plush Capes, silk lined,
plain. In- trimmed, length 27 Inches,
only $0.50 ?wot t h $8.
Very Fine Seal Plush Capes, 27 inches,
plain with fur trimming?the regular
$10 sort- only $8
Same, be-tut'fully braided with Jet and
Soutache, only $3.50?cheap at $11.
Some very nobby things in the new
Jackets in greens, browns and navys, $10,
$12.50, $15 and $20 See them.
New line f>l Cloaks for small children,
made of Kideidowii, banjo's Wool, Hon?
do and Merino, $1.25, $J, $4,$-1.50.
UNDERWEAR FOR MEN.
A stock of I'nderwear for men of such
variety ami proportions has never before
b??en shown in this section. All these
?onds were contracted for last season
und'will be sold at. and, in some cases,
below last season's prices.
50 dozen Men's Fancy Fleeced Stocki?
net Shirts and Drawers, Chamois finish,
very soft?never befcr.3 olTered for less
than 50.: ? now only 42c each.
50 dozen White Fleeced Stockinet Shirts
and Drawers a bargain--50c each.
Men's Natural Wool Shirts and Draw?
ers. 00 per cent wool, only 50c each.
Men's A11-Wool Scarlet Shirts and
Drawers, only 51c each.
11 g value in Natural Wool ,vouble
hreasted Shirts (drawers to match), at
natuial grej, silk finish. Shirts and
drawers, sizes 110 to 50, only $1 50 each.
Ladies' & Children's Underwear
We carry the most complete line in this
depatfcmc nt in this section. We do not
say this without knowledge, but it is .a
matter of fact.
As our underwear contracts were made
for this season nearly a year ago you may
come with perfect assurance ?of getting
Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Vests and Pants,
soft fleeced?great value nt 25c.
Ladies' Ribbed Fleeced Vests and
Pants?about the average 50c sort?big
value at 117 l-2c.
In'auta' Fine Australian Lamb's Wool
Vests, wry line and soft, No. 2, 40c; No.
4, 50c; No. 5, 55c; 0. 00c.
Infant's Fine (.'ash mere Vests, verv'sof t.
Sob. 2 and 3, 25c; No. 1. 28c; No. 5, 30c;
No. 0. 33c.
Ladies' White Pure Wool Vests and
Pants, beautiful quality?the best of the
si sort ?here for Mile,
Hig Hue Children's Merino Vests. I0u
Ladies' Fine Wool and Non-Shrinking
Vests anil Pants, ribbed, $|.
Ladies' Fine All-Wool Scarlet Medica?
ted Vests and Pants, 75c.
It always pays to come here for your
Ca'icoes.Cottons, Sheetings, Ginghams,
Canton Flannels and the like.
Flue 86-loch Percales in the new and
stylish Roman stripes, only 10o yard.
Genuiuo American I nd:.<o Blue Calicoes
?they are the best?5c.
Best Silver Gr*y Calicoes lor second
Lancaster MHIs Gingham, only 5c.
40 new styles Pretty Russian Fleece,
the finest quality of it, 10c.
Good qualitj (Jilting Cloth, at 5c.
Fine ESmp'CSS Outings, only 8c?
Genuine Teazle Downs, only 10c.
Case 10 f 'Unbleached Sheeting, good
quality, only 12 l-2c.
0-4 Bleached Sheet?, standard totality,
hem med and ready for use. only 45c each.
10 4 Bleached Sheets, hemmed ami
ready for use. standard, only 50o each.
30x45 inchjllloaohed Pillow Case*, ready
for use. good quality, only 10c each.
30x45 inch Bleached Pillow Cases, war?
ranted New Vork Mills, inly 12 1-2c each.
8LANK?TS AND GOMFORIS.
The greatest line of these goods ever
shoi?n in this section now ready. The
finest of the Comforts are selling rapidly.
V:mi don't often get a chance at such an
el<*i?iitit stock of these uoods.
Comfort s covered with finest Silkoline,
filled with white downy cotton and tacked
by hand, $1.50.
Comforts covered with finest: French
Saline, tacked by ban'1 and filled with
carded cotton, as soft'as down, $2.50.
Comforts covered with fine saline and
filled with nice white carded cotton,
fancy stitch.ng, $1.50 and $1.75.
Comforts (Hied with finest white carded
cotton, covered with flnest FrenchSatine,
$2,;$2 50 and $3.
Comforts filled with clean nice cotton,
at. 80c, si and $1.25.
C.1 Comforts, filled with Shoddy, at
50c, Ii.' 1 2c, 75e and $1.
Good 10-4 Grey Blankets. 50c pair.
Nice Fleeced White Blankets, 75c pair
Large, heavy, fleecy White Blankets,
Heavy 10 4 Grey Blanke's. si pair,
lbavy 11-4 and 12-4 Grey Blankets,
About 15 pairs 11-1 White Blankets,
slightly soiled, worth $2.50 to$4 a pair
regular price?these will go very cheap,
ask for them.
Fine All Wool Blankets, $4, ?5 and $7
8IG LOT OF RUGS.
The Rug seasou is bore. II you expect
to ouy Bugs and want to save a del-at or
so. come and get yours from the lot.
White. Angora Fur Hugs, large size,
only $2.50 -usual van e $:?.75.
Finest Moquet Hugs, in exquisite de
slgnlogs, 3x0 feet,only $;( 50 ?others are
asking $5 for this sort.
Finest Moquet Rugs,27xl>4 inches, only
Finest Moquet Hugs. 18x86 inches,
Rest Grade Smyrna Hugs, 18x36 Inches,
Best Grade Smyrna Hugs, 21x45 inches,
Rest Grade Smyrna Bugs. 27x54 inches,
11 itsf neks worfh 75c and 80c each -
choice here fcr 80o;
FOR THE TABLE.
Your table may be loaded with choicest
viands, but there's a serious lacklnv if
the Linens are not in keeping.
There's something ahout a table daint?
ily set with snow-white Linens that gives
one real relish.
How are you fixed in the Linen line?
Some especially fine Table Linens, 2
yards wide?our former $1.25 sort ?big
value nt $1 yard. See the pretty Fleur
d' Lis. Snow-drop, Lily of the Valley,
Buuch^of .Pansles ami Clover Leaf de?
There are some pret ty ones now In, 2
yarns wide, bleached Irish Linen Da
mn-<k, at 75c.
Real good trrado All-Pure Linen Da?
mask, at 89c.
Bargain In Cream Linen Damask, ex?
tra heavy, just the thing for everyday
(Inod heavy Cream Linen Damask, full
56 inches wide, at 25c.
Fine Turkey Re?? Damask, made In
Scotland, warranted oil boiled ami fade?
less, (it! inches wide, only 50c.
See the pretty new things in red and
white a:.d blue and whi'e Table Damask
in block and plaid designs, new and
choice. 37 l-2c.
Best Table Felt or "Silence Cloth,"
extra heavy, 54 inches wide, only 42c,
Patent Knitted Table Matting is the
choices*, thing you cau put under your
nice linens. It protects the linen, the
table and the china, it will wash?5(1
inc.ii, 75c yard.
Seo the beautiful Table Linen Si ts, at
$15.75, $4.50; $0.50, $7 and 7.50.
Great array of Fine Silks, 75
lovely Novelty Silks for waists,
and $1 yard.
Roman stripes, only 75c yaid.
Rich Plaids, at 75c. and 8!)c.
Greatest value of the day lit handsome
Black Brocades?the best of the $1 sort
Great Big Values in Fine R'ack Dress
Silks, at 75c, 8t)e, $1 and $1.25.
m DRESS GOODS.
Every new and desirable fabric is rep?
resented in our metropolitan stock. No
unreasonable prices to make an extrava?
gant sound?prices always economical.
Royal Bengal Plaids are the latest, 5
styles, 38 inch, S!)c.
Roval Scotch Plaids, rich and rare, 10
choice styles, 38 inch, 75c.
Pretty Plaid French Serges, 46 inch,
Scotch Plaids, choice styles. 150 inches ?
the regular Bile sort?only 25c.
"Grsdietto" is one of the latest ia-ite.r
iwls, oiio side looks llko Henrietta, tin
other side Merino?all colors, 40 inch, 75c.
Rich two-toned Cheviots are strictly
stylish?both diagonal and granite weaves
?10 inch, 7?2.
The pranky Tufted weaves are great
favorites?25 pieces to pick from?12
inch, only 50c.
Two-toned Bengal Stripes in silk and
wool are rare and up to date, 48 inch, $1.
Ladies' ('loth in the new Satin Chamois
finish, a popular leader this season, all
shades, ?2 inch, 75c.
35 pieces lovely Novelties represen'inir
tiie leading Foreign Ideas?great value
here?only 37 l-2c, well worth 50c.
CHOICE BLACK GOODS.
No such Black Goods stock has ever
before been shown Sn this part of Vir?
ginia. A feast for buyers.
Novelties Pi Camel's Hair, woven in
foliairo designs, is one of the choicest of
tho new things, 43 inch, $1.25.
Fancy weave Diagonal Cheviots?de?
cidedly nobby?50 Inch, $1.
Cheviot Serges, durable as well as fash?
ionable, 50 inch, 78c.
Cheviot Serue, excellent, 42 inch, only
Priestley's Cheviot Serge, 50 inch,
Verv line TTenriett'?.?positively worth
03c?38 Inch, only 51c.
Fine Henriettn, i lie 87 l-2c sort, 45
inch, a bargain at 05c.
Priestle's Fine Poplin, Tegular price
$1 a yard, 44 Inch, here only 75c.