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EDWARD JETER, REPORTER.
Mrs. Deycrlo and Mrs. Gillcspio. of
Radford, arrived In Salem yesterday and
nie the gues s of Mr. and Mrs. Wm Gil
lesplc, iu West Salem.
Mrs. Albert Peck, of West Virginia, and
sister of Thomas Henderson, is on a visit
to her brother and bis family.
Members and friends of tho Epworth
League were much pleased with the so?
cial given by that society at the residence
of Presiding Elder B. F. Hall. The pro?
gramme was entirely musical, consisting
of a solo by Frank Chalmers, which was
faultlessly expressed; the charming duet
by Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Day, "Golden
Years," carrietl many bsck to those days
when Epworth l.eamies were not; a
laughing song by Mr Montgomery went
back still further, on the humorous side,
however, and set all "ter quakln'."
Messrs. Allemoua anil Montgomery sus
calued their renntatiou of boom days
with violiu and piano duets. Refresh?
ments were served during the evening.
The large number preseut and the inter?
est shown demonstrates how important
a place young people's work occupies in
mordern church labor.
Evangelist Clarence Strousewill give a
bible reading to-night at the union prayer
meeting, in the Allan block. Subject,
"The Second Coming of Christ, and its
Re'ation to Personal Holiness." Alauy
will doubtless be present to bear this
Joe Logan has gone to New York city,
where he will enter the law department
of Columbia College.
The Norfolk and Western trains have
been late for about a week owing, ;t is
said, to the inauguration by the manage?
ment of the block system.
On Tuesday morning Sergeant Frier
received a telegram from Petersburg stat?
ing that Aleck Hunt, tho old colored man
who wiis sent to the asylum on thn 10th
of September from this place, hail died
during the morning. No causes of the
death wei e assiguetl.
Joseph Fitzgerald, commissioner of the
revenue for the town, after two weeks
of Illness with what seemed very much
like gout, is auniu able to be at Iiis post
Miss Lulu Shlpman, who has been
teaching at Radford, Is at home to spend
a week on account of sickness.
Mrs. Osborn Campbell died at Corley
ville, near Red HIU, in this county, on
Monday night and was buried yesterday
in the old Campbell burying ground,
Mrs. W. S. Oakey and damditer Mng
gie, left yesterday for a visit to Mrs.
Minnie Woodson and family In Norfolk.
Constable D. T. Blackwell on last Mon
dan arrested Will Neighbors on a war?
rant sworn out before 'Squire J. IT. Cam?
per, charging him with cursing and
threateniim to kill the family of Ceo. W.
Brown, on Back Creek. He was also
charged witli leaving down fences. He
was tried yesterday before Justices Hally
and Leslie and in the first inst inco was
bound over to keep tbo peace, und in tho
second was fined $?"> and costs.
J. R. C. Drown, Jr., and Wm. Brown,
merchants of this place, will, in about
two weeks, open a dry goods store in Sal?
isbury. N. C. J. H. Smith, well known
in the town an.l county, will remain iu
charge of the lower Main street store,
and W. E. Brown will remove bis stock
of goods to North Carolina. We learn
that neither of these, gentlemen will re?
move their families from Salem, at least
not for the present.
Mrs. W. B. Dillard left yesterday for
Norfolk, where she went as a delegate to
the animal convention of the Christian
Endeavor Society, which convenes to-day.
From Norfolk she will go to Danville to
attend a meeting of the W. C. T. U.
Miss Cora Mitchell, of Botetourt
county, is assisting Miss Lola Oakey at
the central olliee of the Bell Telephone
NWHO ARE WEAK
Men who Mirror from the ctleets of disease, over?
work, worry, from UiO follies of youth or the ex?
cesses or uiuu?ochI, from unnatural drains, weak
noM or luck of development of uny organ, failure of
vital forces, uoUtncM tf>r marriage, nil Hioh men
should "coino to tln> fountain lieud " for u sclentltl?
melhod <>f marvollou* power to vitnllre. develop, re?
store, und sustain. Wo will mall wir limit chureo
in ii plain Healed envelope a pamphlet thai
Tells If All. Nothing SOUl unasked. So cxpu
auitf, no deception. Adilress
ERIE MEDICAL CO.
64 NIAGARA STREET._BUFFALO. N. Y.
POSTAL HANKS AT WASHINGTON.
Two Interviews Witli Prominent Officials
Who Favor Them.
Assistant Secretary Spauldlng, of the
treasury ilepnrtmeut, at Washington, on
the subject of pustnl-saviugs banks the
other day by aChicago Record correspon?
dent. Ho said:
"I do not think the Government on cht
to enter the banking business in competi?
tion witli private parties, out the postal
savings buuK need not do this. As I
understand the purpose of the advocates
of this system, it is to accommodate cer?
tain small depositors who could not in
most cases reach banks and wdio dissipate
their small earnings uuder present condi?
tions. If this system readies such people
it will prove a great benefit to them.
Postal savings banks open a way for
significant deposits to accumulate nnd
become of appreciable value to the de?
positors. In this way such banks arc an
incentive for economy and induce thrift.
Self respect accompanies tbu possession
of a little money, and such a system,
therefore, tends to better citizenship, it
also rends to place considerable money at
tho disposal of the Government which
otnerw.se would he lost both to the Gov?
ernment and the citizen. It seems to me
that the plan ought to be worked out to
great advantage to everybody concerned."
Third Assistant Postmaster General
Merritt said to the same correspondent:
"The people should be encouraged in
habits ot thrift and economy, and no bet?
ter way of accomplishing that result can
be devised than by offering them a per?
fectly secure antl reliable savings bank,
where small deposits can be placed at in?
terest. The habit of economy once
formed will rapidly grow ami-spread, and
postal-savings banks will prove a success
from Mio day they are established in this
TENNEY'S PEANUT BRITTLE and
cocoanut Tlsp in 1-2 pound boxes.
SANDY P. FIG GAT & CO.
PUT A BULLET IN HIS BRAIN.
G. W. Lilly Kills ' Himself During His
Erie, Pa , Sept. v.!!.? George W. Lilly,
of Porrlanu, N. Y., crazed with the pain
of a blood poisoned arm and by ?rief
caused by the death of his wile, whose
hotly lay in another room awaiting the
funeral ceremonies, to-day, went into a
bed room and pat a bullet through his
The wife had died on Saturday, and at
the time of her deatli surgeons had per?
formed an nperatiou upon the husband's
arm, jnade necessary by the result of a
wound indicted by a rusty nail.
Lilly and Iiis wife were very much de?
voted to each other and her death was a
terrible blow to him. The mourners bad
gathered and the funeral ceremonies were
about to begin when the i ragic event of
the day caused a postponement of the
BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE.
The Best Salve In the world for Cuts,
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chil?
blains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions,
and positively cures Piles, or no pay re?
quired. It is guaranteed to give perfect
satisfactionor money refunded. Price 25
cents per box. For sale at Massie's Phar?
macy, 100 Jefferson street. Hoanoke.
MAKING MONEY EAST.
Shipments "f Cattle to Europe Fio'n
East Radford, Vs., Sept. 21).?Henry
T. Klnsteln has made Ids fall shipment
of fat cattle to the European markets
lie sohl ?cd shipped Saturday G.V> head
of t year olds. They averaued 1,500
pounds and required thirty-five cars',to
transport them to New York, where they
will he transferred to a steamer for Liv?
erpool. The cat tie were all dehorned and
one of the prettiest lots ever shipped
from this section. The price paid was
?1 I--.' cents per pound, and the total
amount received was about $44,000.
The shipment of stock from Southwest
Virginia is very active at present, and
thousands of dollars are coming in to pay
for the high grade stock now handled so
extensively by the breeders of stock cat?
tle, No section of the country produces
liner stock, nor is there a hiirher price
paid than for the product of the bln?
grass Hehls o' the counties around here.
A PROMINENT MINISTER DEAD.
Washington. N. C, Sept. 29.?Rev. J.
L. VVinfield, editor of the Watch Tower,
the organ of the Christian Church in
North Carolina, died at his residence in
this city this morning, after some days'
illness. Mr. Win field was one of the fore?
most preachers of his church iu the State.
At the time of his death ho ivas chair?
man of the county board of education.
No man iu this section wielded a more
trenchant pen. The whoiu community
will mourn his loss.
CHICACO PRODUCE MARKET.
Chicago, Sept. 2S.?The leading fu
tures ranged as follows:
December . Ills
October. 4 12
Tho fiC- /? g
H. J. HAR1
Receiver for W. V\
20 Salem ?.venu?
Who can measure
the influence of a
It lasts through all
ages and enters tho
confines of eternity.
With what care,
therefore, should she
be guarded and how
great tho effort be to
make her life happy.
easy, assists nature
in its sublime effort, leaves the Mother
stronger after than before confinement,
and robs the trying hour of its terror.
No Mother can afford to neglect its use.
Of (lmrrglats at ?1.00, or sent by mail on receipt
of price. Writo for book containing valu?
able Information for all Mothers, mailed free.
Tbo Dradfleld Regulator Co., Atlanta?Gb.
SUING THE N. & W.
NoifolK. Va , Sept. 2!?.?in the court
of law and chancery to-day James L.
White entered sc it against the Norfolk
and Western railway to recover $30,000
damages for injuries received while in
the company" service. Ho attended the
electric lights at the Norfolk and Western
depot and urn in elevator, and while work?
ing about the lights at the latter point
fell a distance of some sixty feet, crip?
pling himself for lite, it is aliened.
A VALUABLE PRESCRIPTION.
Editor Morrison, of Worthlugton, Ind.,
"Sun," Writes: Yen have a valuable pre?
scription in Electric Hitters, and I can
cheerfully recommend it for Coustipation
and sick headache, mm as a general sys
tem tonic it has no equal." Mrs. Annie
Stehle. 2025 Cott age Grove Ave.,Chicago,
was all run down, eon hi not eat nor di?
gest food, had a backache which never
left her and felt tired and weary, but six
bottles of Electric Bitters restoretl her
health and renewed her strength. Prices
HO cents anil (1. Get n bottle at Massie's
bonner'a restaurant is growing in rop
ularlty, as evidenced by the. large number
he feeds every day. Nice fiesh oysters
ctiu be had, as well as everything that i?
good to eat.
Furniture, Carpets, Mattings,
Rugs, Dinner Sets, Glass?
Cook Stoves, Egg Stoves,
()|H'ii Franklin and the famous
Wilson Wood Heaters, from
$3.50 to $8, the best wood
stove on the market. Give us
a call and save money. We
can lit you out from cellar to
garret with till new and first
class goods. So come along.
We will treat you the l>est we
know how. Don't forget the
place, Nos. 20 Salem avenue
and 19 Campbell avenue s. w.
. Workman & Go,,
10 <L'aitii?l>cil street.
AT MONEY-SAVING PRICES.
We're closing out the remainder of our Negligee
Shirts in Madras and Percales at less than cost. See
our window display. 50c and 75e Shirts at 40c.
FINE PERCALE, WITH TWO COLLARS, 60c,
FINE MADRAS, WITH COLLARS AND
CUFFS, AT 75c, WORTH $1.25.
MORE HATS AND CAPS than you'll s.v.
in any two stores in the city. Don't believe it' Well,
come and sec. All this season's styles. Newest
Shape Derbies. ?1 to S3. Latest in Soft Crushers
^ from 50c to Caps tor Men and Boys, 10c to 75c.
Just received, two eases of
Men's Blact and Tan Seamless fiose
that are the greatest value we ever offered at LOc, or
three pairs for 25c. A better one at 15c, or t wo pairs
Were receiving our FALL STOCK OF MEN'S
AND HOYS' CLOTHING. Von save from 30 t.. 50
per cent, buying from
THE OLD RELIABLE
Philadelphia One-Price Clothing House.
UNSURPASSED FOR EATING. DDIKXINGSCflOHIHC.
D C ALE R I NJ
I (HS. JEFFERSON St
>R>b A N OKE.VA.
NOW ON OUR COUNTERS HAVE CAUGHT THE EYE OP THE SHOPPING PUBLIC.
The return of prosperity is
gradually being felt in Roan
oke, and our store is now con?
stantly thronged with eager
buyers. Expressions of ap?
proval are heard on every
hand. Our customers like our'
well-selected stocks, novelties
of style, and the lower-than
ever prices we are making on
every grade of goods. We
do not exaggerate an iota when
we say we are retailing many
goods lower than they can be
bought from manufacturers.
Being awake, and getting in
ahead of the Dingley bill is
the reason. Wander this way
this week. Note a few great
values. In our
Dreis Goods Depaitment
We are showing every phase
of novelties for the season. It
takes in the whole range of
At 25c All Wool French
Serges. All the popular shades
and black, worth 30c whole?
25c for a
At 25c, 86 inches wide All
Wool Novelties, very pretty
At 39c, the New Tufted
Effects, 38 inches wide?the
usual 50c grade.
At 50c?All Wool Covert
Cloths in Changeable Effects,
At 50c, 59c, and 75c, great
lines of the popular Curl and
Novelt y Effects in dress stuffs,
all the popular shadings.
At $1 to $1.50 the yard,
Exclusive styles in Novelties,
not to be seen elsewhere?see
the great range of styles.
At ?75c, Two-toned Granite
Weave Cheviot, 50 inches wide,
very desirable, hall dozen shad?
At 85c, great lines of the
New Cheviots in Blacks and
all colors, very stylish, in fash?
ion centers, the most stylish of
all materials, prices anywhere.
40c, 50c, 75c and $1.00
Broad Clotlia are more pop?
ular this year than ever. Two
great leading lines, qualities
unapproachable, shade line
complete. See the new shad?
ings, 53 inches wide, in any
shade or black at 75c. and
Covert Cloths are in it. For
a plain tailor made dress noth?
ing prettier; all the grades,
combination of shades com?
plete, three grades of special
merit, 65c, 85c and $1.00.
Don't fail to see this great
big line of Dress Stulls Uoan
oke has never seen its equal.
We simply have a superb
line of Black Stulls, and plenty
of them, and are selling them
at less than they can be im?
ported now. One hundred or
more styles of Black Dress
Goods, taking in all tint pop?
Priestley's famous Black
Goods of every description.
Cheviots in a do/en varieties.
Granite Weaves in Plain
Poplins, Henriettas, Serges,
.Mohairs and Novelty Effect!
of all kinds.
Description impossible in
this ad. Call and see the
My, how we are selling silks.
The extreme novelty of our
stock in Fancies and the more
than Bargain Prices we are
making Oll Black Silks are well
At .'?7.jc the yard, the new
Changeable .Lining Silks, a
good one that will wear.
At 69c, 10 pieces of good
heavy Satin Brocaded Gros
Grain Silks, worth 88c yard.
At 75c the yard, great line
of the new Changeable Novelty
Silks for waists and dresses,
the $1.00 quality heretofore.
At 69c, all the shadings in
Changeable Taffetas for waists,
linings and underskirts.
At $1, the new Roman
Striped Silks, the new large
checked Silks, and a variety of
High Class Novelties in
Plaids, Stripes and Checks,
for trimmings; you'll be pleas?
ed with the assortment.
We have now ready a great
line of Woolen Underwear for
Ladies, Gentlemen and Chil?
dren, every item an unusual
value, the very best that can
At 25c each 50 dozen Ladies'
Fleeced Pants and Vests, tine
Sea Island Cotton, as soft as
silk, beautiful gauge and finish,
the equal of any offered at the
At 12$c, 25c, 35c, upwards
to 65c, Infants' fine cotton and
Lamb's wool Vests and wrap?
At 25c, Children's Jersey
Ribbed Cotton Vests, Fleeced;
At 25c Children's Fleeced
Union Suits, sizes up to 7.
At 50c, 75c, $1, and $1.25
all the different grades of the
celebrated "Oxford" cut Jer?
sey Ribbed Vests and Pants,
either white or gray. You
can have them with 50, K0, 88
and 100 per cent, wool in
them, just as you prefer.
There is no nicer, softer, or
more satisfactory underwear
made for ladies than this "Ox?
At 4Sc Gentlemen's Cotton
Fleeced Health Underwear,
At 50c Gentlemen's jersey
Bibbed Underwear, Heeced, all
At 75c Gentlemen's Natural
Wool Shirts and Drawers, the
At $1, Gentlemen's Fine
Quality Soft Wool Jersey Bib?
bed Underwear, would lie
cheap at $1.25.
Special sale of ODD COR?
SETS to-morrow?We have a
lot of odds and ends in corsets
We propose to close out to?
morrow. Two lots of these,
mostly big sizes, from 25 to
30. If yon wear a large cor?
set see these.
At 29c, 2 dozen
regular value 50c.
At 50c, 3 dozen
regular value from $1 Jto $2.
Special values throughout
the house. See the great lines
of goods for yourselves.
E3ZE3ZEt03ri^TTS &o BRUGH