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"THE PEOPLE'S STORE,"
26 Salem Ave
25 Campbell Ave.
Particular attention is called
to the fact that these goods of?
fered were purchased in 1897,
consequently the line is very
full,embracing Toys, ''foreign
and domestic," Dolls in all
grades, Handkerchiefs, Um?
brellas and endless assortments
of goods adapted for this week's
Xinas trade. This is an oppor?
tunity for those seeking popu?
lar ju iced Holiday Goods.
7_iOt No. 1?Ladies' Scolloped F.dges
find Gegauf Silk Kmbroidered corner
Eandkerchcts, assorted styles, 5e each.
Lot No. 2.? Lades' H. S. handsomely
laundered open work Hnndkerehcfs; never
sold for less than 20c each, 12 l-2c.
Lot No. :i?Ladles1 Scolloped edge Em?
broidered Handkerchiefs; very line and
sheer, assorted styles 10c; regular value
Lot No.4? Embraces the first qualities
and best tirade ol Ladies' and Men'*
Handkerchiefs, In Linon and Silk, plain
?II. S., als.) embroidered and scolloped
edges, 1*.c, 20c, :>7 1 2e and 50c each.
A magnificent line of new embroidered
Shams, Table Scarfs, Covers, etc.,for hol?
iday trade, nought very cheap and will
lie sold f?r belnvv the market prices.
Table covers 24 inches square, elabo?
rately embroidered, 50c.
18x45-1 nch Bureau Scarfs ."it.c each.
17x45-inch Hureau Scarfs, kband work,
Handsomely ombroldered"l$ureau Sets,
Scarfs and :i Mats, $1, $l.2.Vumli $1.76 a
Pillow Shams, emhroidered'open work
elTects, full size, $1.25, #1.75, aud $2.25 a
Satin Damask and Chen lie Covers and
Portieres. The following cut*prices will
be our closinu out lever. To get them
you must come at. once.
54x54-inch Chenile Fringed Table Cov?
ers 15c each, all colors.
54x54-inch Ilelgium Damask Table Cov?
ers l^l each, al! colors.
54x54-inch Globe Satin Damask Covers
$1.50 each, assorted styles.
"All tho above covers have Knotted
'Derby Satin Damask Portieres, new blue,
full-length aud width, Knotted Fringe,
Old Hose, Olive Green and other colors
in Satin. Damask Portieres, $2.50 pair;
Knotted Pi Inge.
Table idnen Sets, Cloths and Napkins
make useful gifts.
80x!IO-inch German Damask Table
Cloths, all Linen, made of Dresden Flax,
BOxOO-inch imported Knotted Fringe
Table Cloths, Nankins to match, war?
ranted pure Linen. $2.50 a set.
52-inch pure Linen German Damask
!i5, 85, 50c yard: 1-8 below their regular
5 pieces (ib-inch Tan and White Oil
Foiled Table Damatk SOn yard: 50c urndo.
GO inch Genuine Turkey Red, warrant
eil tho Real Renfew Damask,20c, 25c, 35c
and 50c yard.
3 pieces 58-Inch White Linen Table
Damask withdifjferentcolofed borders.-15c:
yard: tbe regular 82 l-2c grade.
20 inch Red, Gold, Green, Yellow and
White Linen for fancy work,12 l-2c yard.
If yon need Napkins investigate Dur
Cloaks, Capes, Silks for Waisls, Dress
floods, "etc., for the Holidays. If you
nre contemplating buying a Ninas gift
lor your wife, sister or mother, we. ask
you to come ami investigate?as our spe?
cial prices inspire confidence, and tsyliab
as well as tho best fabrics are to be bad
here. A glimpse through the above depart?
ments will satisfy you that this is a fact,
aud not fiction.
Store Open Evenings Until
Those desiring t<> purchase Holiday
Go.v's in quantities will be allowed a lib?
26 Salem. - - - 25 Campbell.
V. T. JENNINGS, Manager.
Mandolins, Violins, Music,
Rolls, Cases, Stands, &c.
ci;t pricks, out tkiijis.
NO NOTES TO SIliN.
Two Large Packs Pepsin Gum
Briug us your Fad Pepsin )Gum wrap?
pers. 'Contest for Kodak closes 12 o'clock
p. in. Monday, the 20th instant.
Wo are not", tlio oldest coal und wood
dealers in the city, neither are wo ilie
youngest. Hut wo were the FIRST to
GIVE THE PEOPLE CHEAPER COAL.
This is the point that should interest
you. J. II. WILKINSON & CO.,
We have the largest stock of Furniture,
Carpets, Curtains, China and Glassware
to he found In Koanoke. The E. II. Stew?
art FurnLure Company.
The announcement has heen made that
K. I). Stott, a (ireiuan on the Norfolk di?
vision, and Miss Mattie White, of Salem,
will ho married Sunday, December 2H, at
the residence of the bride's parents.
J. W. Stott, assistant hostler at the
Went End Round House, wll leavo to?
night for Cr?-we,where to-morrow he will
he married to .Miss A! at tie Lucas, the
popular (laughter of Jessie Lucas, of Bed?
W. W. Webber, of the blacksmith de?
partment of the West End Hound House,
wil' hu married oq the 29th inst, to Miss
Lillie Miller, of Second avenue n. w. The
bride elect is the daughter of C. M. Mil?
PULL OF PIPES.
There are no'hnndsohier show windows
in town than those of Harnes, the drug
gist. He has one of them completely
filled with pipes, some of them beauties,
from which a very acceptable Christmas
present could be selected for a gentleman
At a regular meeting of Mountain Dale
Lodge, No. I?, I. O o7 F.. last, night the
following officers were elected to serve for
the ensuing year: F. A. Langabeer, no?
ble grand: George YVhittiugtou, vice
grand; H. Neal, recording secretary: J.
C. Molr. permanent, secretary: .7. 1'"
Hawie, treasurer: S. E. Diuguid, chap?
lain. Trustees, W. E. Thomas, C. Swink
au'i L. Gardner.
VAN LEAR BROS, have a beautiful
line of pipes and anyone who wishes to
make such a present should see their
Miss Annie. L. Shelton, who was em?
ployed after graduation iiy B. A. Jones,
who recently moved to Wilmington, N'.
('., succeeded in securing .another situa?
tion yesterday and will go to vtork Mon?
A HOLIDAY FOR ?OME OF THE
The Gilmer avenue school wil! bo closed
to-morrow and all the studies suspended
on account of the sewer connections that,
a-e being put iti by City Engineer Win
gate. Capr,. Wiugate expects tc finish the
work to morrow afternoon 'and studies
will be resumed on Tuesday.
FIRE HOARD MEETING.
The regular monthly meeting of the
flro board will be heldj to-morrow night
at 7:30 o'clock sharp. By older of the
president, F. J. Zerbee.
Chief Dyer received a telegram yester?
day about 12 o'clock from Detective Camp
bell, of Counellsvill", Pa., telling him to
release Will Jeffries, colored, as the ease
had been fixed. It will be remembered
by our readers that Jeffries was arrested
in response to a letter from Detective
Campbell, as he was wanted in Connells
vilie for jumping a bail bond.
Another very small docket greeted
Judge Woods yesterday morning. Two
colored men were lined V'J 50 each for he
inu drunk and another colored man was
lineil S."> for the same offense. There
were no collections of the fined imposed
yesterday, hut a back line of if2.50 was
TWO MORE LEFT WHICH WILL
The Behr piano baigain, and also the
Stein way advertised, have been sold, but
we have two more slightly used upright
pianos, in which we are ollerug ureat
values,'on'very'easy payments. Bobbie
We Can Now Supply Your De
Yesterday's express brought usanother
lot of Purple '.Violet and Purple ;Hel:o
tropo .Sachet Powder. SPECIAL com?
panions to our (juadrup'e Extract Violet
THE OAKLAND DAIRY, under the
management cf Andy J. Huff, can supply
you with all kinds of first-class dairy
supplies. Interstate 'Phono ?S.
THE AUCTION of Christmas toys
continues every day, and for ladies espe
eially at 2 o'clock. K. EORDISH, 128
Salem a.eine h. w.
Leave vour order for Salted Almonds
at J. J. CATOGNPS.
A SUDDEN DEATH.
The death of Dr. Frauklyn George, res?
ident physician of Hollioa Institute,
which occurred "riday night,was a great
shock to his friends. Though evldoutly
apprehensive in regard to his physical
condition for some time, he was engaged,
as usual, to'a lato hour in familiar con-,
versatiou and ordinary duties. Not ap?
pearing at breakfast, ou visiting his
room, he was found dead, the sudden and
sad end hnving coming apparently with?
out strugizlo or pain. His brother, Df.
George, of Danville, has ?'een summoned.
Dr. George bus ^been resident physician
ot the Institute only since .September S,
but in this brief period has proved him?
self, in personal character, professional
skill and fidelity to duty and tho general
interest of tho school, eminently adapted
to the position he held. Pupils and
teaohers alUe felt endeared to him as
personal friends aud earnestly deplores,
his untimely demise. Sadness and gloom
have suddenly cast sombre ^shadows over
scenes of joyous delight aud anticipa?
tions. The pupils' concert announced oo
come off last night at 7:80 p. m. has been
postponed until further notice.
FOR SALE.?Nice young borse,chcan;
or will exchange for a high grade bicycle.
Call at;1315 Second avenue^u. w., for J.
IT WAS A WHOPPER.
A Times reporter in passing t hrough
tho freight depot yesterday noticed the
lamest barrel ever seen in this commu?
nity. It was like a largo hogshead aud
bore tho address of Henrv Scholz. The
bnrrel contained 125 gallons of Rhine
wiue and came from Germany. It hnd
been on the road forsix weeks aim was in
Qrst-class condition. The size of the bar?
rel was tho wonder of t he depot men and
all who saw it.
A MUCH-WANTED NEGRO.
A letter was received at police head?
quarters from I. T. Col man, ageut nt
Nolans, W. Vn., asking Chief Dyer to ar?
rest William EL .lohnson, a colored man.
who stole four tickets from that ollico on
October 21, '07. The man wanted is now
in the city jail awaiting the grand jury,
having been arreste.l bv Detective Raid
win on November 15, '07, for forging an
oriler on Baldwin's Detective Agency.
The case of F. A. Barnes vs. D. P.
Morrison occupied tho attention of the
hustings court all yesterday. H?ge &
H?ge represented the plaintiff while
Judge William G. Robertson and N.
T. Lewis, of Lynchburg, represented
t he defendant. Theji'ollow'.ug was the jlU'V
in the case: C. S. Beller, lt. D. McClln
tock, W. T. Ledbetter, Robert llopcroft,
Edward White, W. c. Bondumnt. C. E.
Roberts, J, H. Housewrigut. I. A. Camp?
bell. J. M. Roterts. B. R. Browning and
A. L. Ill (To. The jury in the case of
Wilson Wertz vs. W. II. Knrues failed
to agree lud was discharged.
The jury In the case of Barnes vs. Mor?
rison brought In a verdict for the plain
till'awarding him $l,3C0.The case was not
given to the jury until about 7 o'clock
aud tho verdict was brought In about
A FALSE ALARM.
There was an alarm of lire turned in
yesterday evening about 0:30 from box
51, to which the Juniors and Friendships
responded very promptly. It was found
thnt tho alarm was turned for a supposed
tiro at the resideuce of .T.P Trent, on the
corner of Ninth avenue and Henry street,
but. which way only a false alarm. Some
paper and stuff which was iu one of the
Hues became lighted and the inmates of
the house thinking that some of the raft?
ers In tiie bouse were on lire turned in
Beginning Monday, December 2d, and
continuing lor a lew days, we are going
to make the beautiful 'Carbonette finish
fotografs four for lifiy cents. Biggest
offei ever made.
ST. LOUIS PORTRAIT CO..
125 1-2 Salem avenue.
Suitable for the Sterner Sex.
Lent bet- Dressing '.'ases 50 cent s toSlO.
Oufl, Collar and Necktie Boxes, all
Genuine Fiench Brier Pipes with am?
ber tips, plaiu or goid mounted. Pines
The leading brands of imported Key
West and Domestic Cigars In box of 25,
50 and 100. Wo are. headquarters for line
cigars. MASSIF'S PHARMACY.
Leave your order for all kinds of ice
cream at J. J. CATOGN1S.
KING of THEM ALL?25 tablets of
Pepsin Chewing Gum for 5 cents at J. J.
wood: wood: wood:
Don't forget we handle the best wood
in the rnaiket tor yojr wood stoves.
Nelms Coal Company. See ad., page 8.
IMPORTANT TO HOUSEKEEPERS.
The city market will oo open all day
und until 10 o'cIock at night next Friday,
but uot l>o open at all on Saturday.
Housekeepers should remember this und
not wait until Saturday to do Sunday's
VAN LEAR'S COLD CAPSULES euro
a cold in one night. Price 25c. VanLear
The teachers' institute held its fourth
monthly meeting at the High School build?
ing at 10 o'clock yesterday morning. Su?
perintendent B. Rust presided. The
Rev. Dr. Campbell, of the First Preshy
terlan Church, conducted religious* ser?
vices. Miss N. S. Alexander read Miss
Wortham's paper on "Language Work
in the First and Second Pr'mary
Grades." Miss V.'ortham was sick. Miss
Stone read a very Interesting paper on
"PrimhryJ Geography." Prof. E. R.
Shank explained his method of teaching
"Longitude and Time." Prof. H. E.
Bierly, of Virginia College, was present
and addressed the institute on "Child
Vind Study." The following is the pro?
gramme for the next meeting: "What is
the Proper Discipline to bo Maintained
in Our School Rooms During Study
Hours, and Ho* is it to be Secured anil
Maintained?" by Prof. N. P. Painter.
"Language Work in the First and Sec?
ond Cramnmr Grades. Matter and
Method," by Miss N.S. Alexander. "Sec
ord and Third Years' Work in Geogra?
phy" by Miss Tolley. "Language Work
in the Fourth Primary (trade" by Miss
Price was. postponed until ttio next meet?
ing, which will be held January 22, 1898.
What's more'delightful to n smoker
and at the same time mouses sweet mem?
ories of his friends, than a CLEAR HA?
VANA CIGAR VanLear Bros, have
them in just the right package for n
A DELIGHTFUL PARTY.
The T. (). J. Club was delightfully en?
tertained last Friday mgtit by Miss Lizzie
Bennett, at her homo on Church street.
About, twenty young people were present
and thev spent the evening by playing
games interspersed withranstc, which was
higbl> enjoyed by all present. Refresh?
ments were served at a late hour and
soou afterwards the party broke up, each
one wending their different ways home
but all deligntcd with the everiug's en?
tertainment, and all feine?1 in voting it
a most delightful evening. The next
meeting of the club willtfbe held on New
Year's evo and the members are looking
forward to a great time.
HERE FOR THE WINTER.
Alf. and Mrs. W. G. Glass, of Hedford
City, have located in Roanoke for the
winter, so as to bo w th their son, Jeter,
who is one of the bright. Btudeuts at the
National Business College. Their daugh?
ter is also with them.
PIANO TUNING AND REPA I HING.
The Hobble Piano Company has a tun?
ing, repairing and polishing department
in charge of Ohas H. Benson,
who will give prompt attention to all
orders left at the warerooms and guaran?
tee perfect satisfaction.
FOTOGRAFS ON THE HALF SHELL
With an up-to-date studio fully equip?
ped in every department,we are now pre?
pared to give ycu the lioest work ever
produced in Roanoke. Some of our latest
specialties are Genuine English Carbons,
Genuine W. and C. Platinums on Rem?
brandt nrjunts. Wo also make ail the
latest styles in carbonette and artistic
finish. W bile our worlds the finest made,
our piicesarein refch of every one, from
?1 to !f'2.*? per dozen. We cordially invite
t be public to call and examine our work.
Wo are certain we can substantiate all
wo claim. Yours very truly,
ST LOUIS PORTRAIT Cu.,
?Ins. H. Kidd, Manager, 128 1 2 Salem
See holiday specials offered in this issue
In another column .by J. F. Winglield,
real estate broker.
*~-K*? lie's alter one of those $1.00
?-. "Kodaks." We have them
< ??',: -, ,? ->) at all prices and yen cuild
. , Hv net offer' it more suitable
lr(-'\ i^Js. Nmas gift. Coire nml look
V'at them and let us put one
I aside tor you.
' ROANOKE CYCLE CO..
10S Salem Avenue s. w.
Hay'. Millet, Shuck--. Straw, Corn,
I Dots, Mill Feed, etc. Prompt delivery.
I Satisfaction guaranteed. 'Phones 209.
EASTER FEED CO.
Have your fruit cake linked at J. J.
CATOGNI s. -
NO CURE, NO PAY.
Skillmau's Corn, Wart and Bunion
Cure. For sale at VanLear Bros, and
M s.-ie's Pharmacy. Price 15 cents.
IIi. Sells It Ifou Li:
That's what the people say. and that's jr.sl what he docs, lie cuts prices
all through the stock.
\iiins 4?o<m1h and perfumery cut. "Sample line of Ladies' Pocketbooks
and Card Cases, Cigai Cases in a variety ol styles and leather!', no two
lilike. Hotter call early au.l yet one before they arc picked over. The prices
Special attention is culled to the Inrg
tive display ol jiipes ever seuu in Koauoki
of them samples, all at CU! prlcf.s,
-t. handsomest and most attrac
Don't fall to see this line, many
Rromo Kola, 10c size.0.1 ! Perfumery, triple extracts, pern/ . .20
Curling Iron?, 5c and 10c sizes.02 '? Pearlfc of Violets, quadruple extract,
Hood's SarsaparHIa.05] per ounce.10
Hail Brushes. 8 rows of Bristles..
Lydia Piokham's Veg. Com.
La Tosca Soap, box of 3 cakes..
Plerce's Favorite Prescription....
Williams' Barber's Soap, 0 cakes... .25
Paine's Celery Comj)ound.72
Carlsbad Sprudel Water.21
Hair Brushes, 50c kind.20
Powdered Borax, pure, per pound . . .10
Acme Corn Cure, your money back
if ic fails.25
German Household Dyes.til
Fountain Syriuges, 2 quart e!ze.30
Ely's Cream Balm.0(1
Pencil Tablets, 4c and.(?I
Acme Cough Syrup, 3.1 oz. bottle.25
Nail Brushes, 10c, 12c and.10
Tooth Brushes, r ut to Sc. ami.01
Box oi Writing Paper, 10<; kind.Ol
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral.38
Copco Soap, cake.08
07 I Shaving Brushes, cul to 25c, 8c and- .08
(is i Cashmere Bouquet Soap, large cake, .2!
14 : acme Liniment, O.j ounce bottle.25
?8 Military Hair brushes, per pair.75
25 i Cigars, per box of 50.(10
72 t 'am phorllne, sellseverj where for25c, ,13
?;i Colgate's Violet Water, 25c size.18
Acme Witchhazel Lotion, lor face
and hands. .25
Mirrors, 4x6 inches, beveled edge,
Cigarette Hoblers, 5o kind.01
Angostura Bitters, worth $ I .50
French Briar Pipes, gold mounted,
Laxative Bromo Quinine.17
Bulb Syringes, two pipes.21
Atomizers, cut to 34c and.Hi
Quinine Pills, 2 grains each, per do/.., .05
Quinine Pills, 2 grains each, per 100, .18
3'igut's: good ones, just Ihe'kiud he likes, no. per box $1. Anfther Kind
lllll CillitMs lintilcs, something rich, fllleil with dainty odors.
Fancy Atomi'/.crs, the dollar kind, at 04 cents. Cut prices all through.
H, C. BARMS
"He Puts Up Prescriptions,"
Opposite Passenger Depot.
We won't bandy words nor consume your
time with hurried arguments. Head the prices
and you will decide and act quickly. You know
our reputation, and we make no statements to
<t"7 Fjf) Represents our blue and black
* ' ,uu all wool CheviotSaok Suits, both
single and double-breasted: warranted
fast col-ors and of tho latest style.
These Suits are big values and would be
cheap at $2 more.
<tq fin Gives von the choice of about
yuiuu ejghtstyiea of splendidly trim?
med Sack Suits, suitable for business
wear, of the latest cut and strictly all
(Tin Qfl We challenge and defy any *1'>
.p. JiUU bhHb in the city to compare
with ours. The tailoring is of high
grade, while the trimmings are good
enough'for any $15 Suit. We want you
to come and see these suits, try I hem on,
note the tit and style, and if you cau ap?
proach them at the price bring them back.
CIO flfl This is the price we have put on
uu the Lest lot of fancy mixed Sack
Suits ever shown in Hoanoke. All the
newest weaves, neat and genteel, anil
will compare with any $1S tailor-made
SI5 GO Kerseys and Chevlcts;rlcn, well
made goods; colors lirm, wearing
qualities guaranteed and lit. absolutely
perfect. Youi tailor's price would bo
!?2-">. If there are any changes needed wo
mike no extra charge
C7 RH Kersey Overcoats; colors, blue
i?liUU and biack. They are cut desir?
able leugths, liued for warmth aud ser?
vice, and are Coats we have no hesitancy
in recommending fully.
CIfl Qfl At this price we offer you a
v'OiUU ulue or black Kersey Overcoat
that has beeu cut- iu strict accordance
with the latest dictations of good fash?
ion, with Italian cloth, sleeves lineet
with satin, and will demand a ver?
dict of the best coats* you ever saw at
<MC QQ We want to call the attention of
s)l?JiUU BWen dressers to our blue aud
black Kersey Overcoat, French faced,
liued ?ith satin and in every way the
most extreme and fashlonabe garmeut
we have ever seen foi * ho money. Our
single seam Ulster, made of frieze, oue
seam down the center of the back, I'ned
throughout with genuine Scotch plaid
lining, silk shoulders, double breasted,
aud is a Coat that a gentleman cau wear.
010 QQ Swell box style. The fabric in
9IU1UU (.hju Coat is imported. Colors,
dark brown, grey and black, and for a
stylish dresser we have never seen its
equal. We could not duplicate it to or?
der for less than $30; even then it would
not bo bet ter made.
Our line of Novelties tor the
. Holidays .
Embraces all the newest tilings in Men's Underwear, Fancy
Dress Shirts, Gloves, Smoking Jackets, Bath Hobes, Hosiery,
Neckwear, Handkerchiefs, Silk Mufflers, etc.
W IS 9 Raa Hm J Clothier and Furnisher,
Campbell Avenue ami Jcll'er*on Street.
I Holiday Suggestions i
?$> Useful, *
and Reasonable, J
34 Salem Avenue.
Our Low Prices and Our Up-to-date
Selections are Our Best Advertisements.
Collarettes, Fancy Boxes,
Skirts, Silver Novelties,
Hats, Plush Sets,
Cress Goods, Albums,
Silks, Celluloid Boxes,
Gloves, Cups and Saucers,
Handkerchiefs, Music Rolls,
And Other Novelties too Numerous to
Yours Respect lull v,
34 Salem Avenue.