FOL. VI?NO. 582.
Side hand suitings, closing price, 7c
Outing cloths i:i beautiful patterns,
at 8 and 10c a yard.
Flannelettes in new and stylish
patterns at 124c a yard.
Dress ginghams, ~>. 8 and 10ca yard.
A few pieces of Scotch ginghams at
20;-, worth 25c a yard
Still a ew ehallies at le and Cica!
Axso a few more pieces or checked
mohair at 20c a yard
Mohairs in all shades at :~>,and '
50c a yard. 1
White good? in all the newest ma-j
terials and at lowest prices.
A special bargain in pure Turkey!
reil t;iu!e covers., jvl. 73canO S n> 87 '? ?
Table linens, towels and napkins in I
endless variety, and at prices that1
Auother c:ise of white bed quilts at]
Ladies' and Gents' underwear and j
hosiery in great assortment and at
Large stock of bleached and un?
bleached cottons an 1 sheetings in all
Children* white lace hats and caps
from lie up.
Fans, Fans, Fans, Fans,from 2cup.
iWm I iCBAI
134 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.,
ROANOKET^ - - - VIRGINIA.
Sixty feet on Jefferson street, good
busbies- property at:? 1 TO per foot.
Twenty-live feet on Railroad ave
hue at $140 per foot.
Fifty feet on Norfolk avenue, with
improvements, renting for $3,090,
Forty-eight feet corner Jefferson
and Day. $4,800.
Fifty on Jefferson, near Pine, at
Good Storehouse for rent. Apply
J. F. WlNGFIELD
' INSURANCE AND
AGENT, ROANOKE, VA.,
J. EB Mulcare & Co,
TIN AND SHEET-IR02? WARE,
And dealers in all kinds of Cooking
and Heating Stoves. Plumbing, and
Gas and Steam fitting done. Tin
roofing a specialty. Satisfact ion guar
anteed. No. 115 First avenue, Roan
oke, Va. ap5-tf
H. H. LINHIY, mm HQ.
Kcal Estate Agents,
Moomaw ]>lock, No. 9.
WJe.have a tine list of property from
? k which to select.
n location, price and terms, we
hope to suit all. If you have
PR O P E ? T Y
To sell or exchange, call.
Best ofteferences given. jhnlO lin
All persons indebted to us are re
quested to call at once and settle with
our Mr. J. R. Terry, who can be found
at his office over the Roanoke
Trust Loan and Safe Deposit Co., 158
Salem avenue. All accounts not set?
tled oa or befora August 1st. 1S??.
will be placed in the bands of an offi?
cer for collection. We hope that all |
indebted to us will call promptly
and settle without further notice.
WALLER P. HUFF & CO.
Bids for constructing approaches
to bridges over the Norfolk and West?
ern and Shenandoah Valley railroads,
at Randolph, Henry and Park streets,
in Roanoke Ciry, Va? will be received
until 12 o'clock, noon. August 4th,
Plans and specifications may be
seen in the office of the City Engineer
in Court House building.
Address bids to James A. M'Counell,
Chairman Bridge Committee, Roan?
oke City, Va., and endorse on envel?
opes, "'Bid for Henry Street ap?
proaches," "Bid for Randolph Street
approaches," "Bid for Pnrk Street ap?
proaches," as the case may be. Bids
must be for approaches to eachj
The City Council reserves the right ,
to reject any and all bids No money
will be paid until approaches are com?
pleted^ and accepted by the engineer
la charge, acting for the city. By
Order of City Council for City of.
anoke, Va. -,>?,.
i CELEBRATED GOODS.
I SEEDS FRESH
?FOR SALE AT
Prices as Low as the
lite Bread Flour!
WHITE BREAD FLOUR.
"WE WILL PAY
$50 IN CASH
To anv one who can furnish
the slightest proof of the
slightest adulteration in the
Famous and Popular
Try "WHITE BREAD" and
Use No Other.
C MARKXEY & CO.,
Checkered Front Grocers
124 and 126
First Avenue, S. W.
HICKS, BANE & KELLY,
Real Estate Agents,
They are associated with J WHicks,
AJtorney-at-Law, who furnishes ab?
stracts of title. ap!7-3n)
C OS T
For 30 Days.
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF
Consisting of Foreign and
Ginghams, Satines, Challies,
Bleached and Unbleached
Cottons and Sheetings, er.:.
WILL BE OFFERED AT;
for the x;-;xt
Our Remnant Coun?
ter is now readyi
where you can
at any Price
A Wain at, Ash or Ebony
POLE GIVEN AWAY with
every pair of Lack Curtains
bought to the value of $2.00
per pair or upwards.
42 Salem avc-une.
PAY - CAJSH
BY DOIVG SO YOU CAN SAVE
fif1 een fed cent.
154 salem avenue.
MONEY TO LOAN
THE PEOPLES' PERPETUAL
loan - - building
will lend money on long time and easy
payments. Shares may be taken at
any time. Apply to
WM. F. WINCH.
Secretary and treasurer.
Room 1, Masonic Temple. apl tf.
EVANS ? CHALMERS.
Still keep the largest
In Southwest Virginia.
They have just received a large sppuly
Lap Robes, Horse Covers
Breech Loading Guns,
Miner's and Railroad Supplie
17 and 19 Second Street, southwes
C A. HEATH,
The well-known Jefferson Street
Has opened a Barber Shop in Hotel
Room in basement. my201m
E, VIRGINIA, TH?R?
the visitors were snowed
THE SM WAS SEVEN TO ONE,
The ISnll Over (he Fence at f.asl -ll
Was a CiiotMi Game?TT? Were Grcnl
With the Stick?Tottuy'a Playern
G t> <>? G a in e To in o r r w ?.
The Phoebus bast; ball club, <>f
Hampton, Virginia, arrived in the
eUy yesterday morning. and crossed
bats with the lloauokesat the usual
hour in the afternoon. The game
wasan interesting and exciting one,
and despite the fact that the Roan
ojies won by a score of 7 to I, the visi?
tors exhibited baseball facilities which
playing bespoke their edlcieuey. Their
every movement was that of good
players, and the reaso i why the con
test w.isn't closer is cot "octly attribu?
ted 10 the fact, that they had traveled
all night and were necessarily fatigued
and worn out.
A good crowd was present, about
500 being there, and tie.* game was 61
sufficient interest to keep them all
there until it closed. Three ot the fea?
tures of tlie game were dog tights,
which were greatly applauded.
In the first inning the Roanokes
failed to make a run. Rosenthal, of
the visitors then went to the bat,and
startled everything, and made every?
body yell until their tin oats got sore
by knocking the ball over the fence,
and making a home run. Brodie, the
pitcher for the 1'oanokes, didn't ^jet
rattled, however, and it was due to
him principally that no more runs
were matte in that inniug by the visi?
tors. In fact they made no more runs
duriu.tr the game.
In the second inningS?nds knocked
the ball safely to right field. Kirby
t:nt to third on errors, and then came
home. Sands also on Alex Brodie's
hit to left field. Reefer ^ot out at
first, and Brodie did tin- tame at sec?
ond, and the side was retired with
two runs in Roanokes favor. The
visitors didn't as much as make first
In the third inning its feature was
Dolin's fine two base hit, bringingin ?
Sproul, and then coming in home
himself no errors.
When Rosenth q i cs me to the bat he
was greatly applauded because he
had knocked the ball over the fence
before. Contrary to the expectations
he lined out a three-bagger, the ball
lacking only about six inches of going
Over the fence. The next batter p?>t
out on a foul, and the two next wi re
>t ruck out.
In the fifth inning Dolin knocked
the ball safely to left field, and got
home on a wild throw.
Neither side made a run in the
sixth, but iu the seventh the Roa?
nokes scored two. No more runs
were made on either Fide, and thus
the &rame closed.
lt. lM. p.o. A. c.
Wjgjnorc, 2b. Ii ] 13 0
Beck. 3b. 0 0 1 1 0
Sproul, 1. f. 2 - 1 ti it
Dolin. e. f.:> 2 - 0 1
Brodie, f.. p.0 I I I o
Kirby, c. 1 1 I n
Sands, r. f. I I (i it (i
Brodie. A..SS. <> I . :: 0
Reefer, lb. 0 0 10 0 0
Totals. 7 H 'J: S 1
n In. p.o. i. e,
Roscnthal. 11>. I 3 IS 1
Bayden. c. 0 0 t; ? :i
Leach. 31?. 1 1 0 4 ^
Beach, 2b. o l ; ;i o
Hiuiii'cr. r. f. ii e n n 1
P. Fuller, e. f. 0 ti 1 n I
W. Fuller, p. 0 h 0 8 1
( lark. If.e 0 1 a I
Opdyke, ss. 0 u 0 :i 1
Totals. 1 5 -27 21 10
SCORE BY INXISQS.
I' 2-2 i 5 6 7 8 9
Roanoke.0 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0? 7
Earneil runs?Phoebus 1.
Three-ba.-:e hit? Rosethal.
Home run?VU isontbal.
Sacrifice hits?Beck, Kirby,
Stolon bases^Dolin, Keefi.. 2,
Hit by pitched ball?By Fuller, 2.
Bases on balls? By Brodie 1- byEullcr, ?'<.
Struck out?By Brodie,9; by fuller, 3.
Tim" of game?1 hour 4~> minutes.
The gate receipts amounted to
The same old white dog was there,
and didn't have a tax tag on him
The exquisite manner in which Post
master Asberry failed to stop a stray
ball was immensely applauded.
A number of ladies were present,
and of course didn't know which side
came out victorious u;,ti\ somebody
The sale of peanuts was about the
average, but on account of the de?
lightfully cool weather, the lemonade
didn't take quite so weil.
The surrounding hills were, of
course, covered by people, and they
set up a vagabond yell every time
there was no occasion for it.
The tender remarks that Beach of
the second base, made to a crippled
canine who visited that locality with
regularity will be remembered for a
?long time. Some have concluded
that he is not much of a dog lover.
Following is the batting order of
the Roanokes this afternoon:
Wigmore, 2 b.; Beck. r. f.; Sproul,
l.f.;A. Brodie.s. p.; Kirby, 1 b.; I.
Brodie, 3 b.; Bolin, c. f.; yuarles, p.;
Every time a foul was knocked over
the fence it struck fron five to ten
dogs, and none of them had tax tags
on them. A scrapping match be?
tween negro boys would also occur
every time the'ball went over the
fence, because the one who captured
it was given admission to the grounds.
A Big Combini'.tion.
By United Press.
New York, July 16?A Parkers
burg special to the Herald says that
.T. (i. Blaine. S B. Elkins, of the
btaudard uil Co., and others have ar?
ranged a gigantic scheme to develop
an oil field in West Va.
Said a sweet, charming, lovely
young Mrs., "I really don't know
A rogue heard her speak,
' Kissed her plump on the cheek,
And said as he did it, "Why, Thyxs !"
A candidate for Congress in Georgia
rides to church in an ox cart. He is
trvineto capture the Farmers' Alli?
ance, but he will discover that the
Granger vote is n^ to be caught by
WAY MORNING, JUL
ABOUT THE HOTELS.
^ Messrs. J. T. Putney, M. Fellowaite,
Edward Thompkins and G. Word
Harrison, four prominent Boston ca?
pitalist who have been making ate ?r
of the Southwest, passed through the
city today en route home. They have
already considerable money invested
at. Pulaskiand it is their intention to
place considerable capital in the
"Whatare your impressions of this
section," asked a Times reporter of
"Very favorable," was the reply.
"Wo have eDjoyed our trip through
the Son;invest exceedingly and have
never seen more substantial looking
towns, better railroad facilities or
more hospitable people. The people
of Massachusetts are becoming inter?
ested in tins section through the re?
ports of the Massachusetts editors who
recent lv made yon a visit. They
themselves are enthusiastic in their
! praise of every thing they saw."
The gentlemen will make another
visit to the Southwest at an early
The familiar figure of Judge
Griffin, of Bedford City, was seen on
the streets of the city yesterday. He
? m< alxncst as many friends in Roa?
noke ns be has at home and that is
saying h good deal. A.- the years go
hy the judge seems to be ;,r"ttiin,'
better ! totting. His moustache and
goatee get a little grayer, but that
does not make any difference. He
continues to take an intense interest
iu political affairs and though be lias
taken no active interest in them since
hin defeat by Hopkins, the labor can?
didate from Lynchburg, that is not
saying that, in time he will not. A
better man could not represent this
district in Congress or one who is
more conversant with public affairs.
Colonel Frank H. Fries, the presi?
dent of the Virginiaana North Caro?
lina Construction Company, is at the
Hotel Roanoke. He is a tall, slight
gentleman with blue eyes and
has blonde whiskers. The ques?
tion as to where the Roanoke
and Southern will cuter the city has
not yet been determined upon. Col.
Fries said to a reporter that he
is afraid that.the righl of way will
cost a great deal of money. Property
owners are asking very high prices
for real estate, and he thinks that it
i3 possible that it may cost as much
to get into the town as it has sub?
scribed. President Fries registered
from Salem, N. C, but his business
keeps him almost constantly on the
Mr. Robert Brown, of Knoxville,
spent a couide of days iu the city dur
iogthe week. Mr. Brown is an all
round sporting man, and he loves a
race horse better than be does a good
dinner, though he will go a long dis?
tance for the latter. The average
Teunesseean loves a blooded horse
next to his wife and children, or his
sweetheart and one can hardly tell
him from his Kentucky mother.
An elderly gentleman, wearing a
broad brimmed slouch hat and a
white mustache and chin whiskers,
satin one of the big arm chairs on
the Hob-] Roanoke porch yesterday
?fteruoon and chatted with a party
of friends. His name was Dr. Robt.
I'. Lake, and he live- in Madison
county. He is one of the compara?
tively few Virginia gentlemen who
continue to live in the country as in
days gone by. His plantation and
mansion are almost a pattern of
what hundreds of ot hers were in the
days before and "endui in' of de wah."
Dr. Lake is interested in a number of
enterprises in Roanoke and is a fre?
quent visitor here.
Fire and Fun.
Major J. Horace Lacy, of Virginia,
probably intends his ietter to General
.lubal A. Early to Le taken seriously.
Whatever the writer's intention the
letter is delightfully numerous as the
reader tuny observe elsewhere. It is
no easy thing to weld together blood
thirstiness and fun, bnt Major Lacy
does it inimitably. To begin with,
the point at issue between the fiery
Major and the old Confederate war
horse is not of '''he slightest
consequence to any breathing being.
Jt is simply whether General Lee
spoke favorably on a certain occasion
of the military abilities of Brigadier
Hilly Mahone." Early says he did not:
Major Lacy says he did. The venera?
ble Mahone is yet to bo heard from.
Early has also* slighted Major Lacy,
which is not surprising, if his general
conduct is on a par with the tone and
language of his letter. But the ex?
quisite morsel of unconscious humor
comes at the end of the letter, where
Major Lacy regrets the survival of
the men who will neither learn nor
forget. Very few men have the
courage to say that they regret their
own existence.?Pittsburg Dispatch.
An Old Ronnoke Boy.
The real surprise among the "kids*'
is Walter Brodie. When he joined
the team last spring he was as ner?
vous as a wild cat. Sa'eo made him
go out every morning and practice
batting. He was always willing to
take advantage of every suggestion
offered by those more experienced,
and today he is the most reliable
man at the bat when there are men
on bases. He lias a sph-ndid eye for
the ball and rarely clfers at a ball
wide of the plate.?Boston Globe.
It 2*. Nearly Completed.
The new paint show at the Roan?
oke Machine Works is rapidly near
ing completion, and will be a valua?
ble and important acquisition. The
walls of the building, which is to be
quite a large structure.are about two
thirds completed, and workmen are
at work on it with all their might.
In the Hustings Court yesterday,
in the case of P. W. Oliver againBt
John Black, an appeal from the de?
cision of a justice, the decision of the
justice was reversed.
An Ohio Congressman drank four
glasses of iced tea, and was very ill in
consequence. It served him right.
Congressmen have been cautioned
often enough not to indulge in luxu?
ries at this season of the year.
A New York woman who is suing
for a divorce because of failure to pro-1
vide, stated that when her eight chil- j
dren .were in need of shoes her hus?
band sent her a basket of flowers and
a lot of his own poetry. A church
mouse would starve to death on such
Money saved is money made, and it
is known to all who are posted on
prices, real value and standing of
each instrument, that from $50.00 to
$75.00 on a piano and $25.00 to $40.00
on an organ can be saved by par
chasing of the Hobbie McsrcCo.,
Lynchburg, Va. Write for cata?
KEEP IT GOING.
THE CITIZENS AND PAPERS
STIR THE HEALTH BOARD
MOW LOOK AFTER TOOB CELLARS.
Tbe Force nt Work Ittcrenncd?JefTer
PMin Street and Salem Avenue Look?
ing Better?Tu? Mme Boen Splendid
Work ami <'oMt>* bnt I.itilc.
Now look after your cellars and
the health of the city will bo. much
The board of health, after a good
prodding by the citizens and news?
papers of Roanoke,bavo at last shown
a disposition to keep the streets clean.
The force was on yesterday iucreased
and all day long the garbage carts
wen- basy removing filth from the
prim ipal thoroughfar
Jefferson street at i's intersection
with Salem avenue locks a thousand
per rent, better than h did two day:
ago And the avenue from the Mar?
ket to its junction with Commerce
street looks cleaner and better than
it has for many a long month. And
it didn't cost much either. Probably
the expense of the force at work yes?
terday did not amount to ?00.
Whew: What an-ulor filled the
the air when the mud holes were dis?
turbed. It was something to be re?
membered not pleasantly, and pedes?
trians hurried along at a quicker
gait despite the fact that the ther?
mometer was soariug up 'round
about ninety-two degrees above
I'p and down tin? principal streets
it looked as if a light snow bad fallen,
the whiteness of the slacked limecon
t rag ting strongly with the blackness
of the mud. The lime did noble and
one could almost see it consume the
vegetable and animal matter in the
garbage that was lefr. Citizens all
over town were not slow to applaud
the good work being done by the
Hoard of Health and they couldn't be
pleased better than to have it con?
The inudholes on the road along
the dummy line to Vinton are also
receiving attention. \ estcrday carts
and men were busy all day filling
them up with cinders and the road is
rapidly in a condition tliar will allow
of comfortable travel. Cinders make
the very best kind of roadbed and the
city could not do bette;- than to invest
in all they can find.
But though the Board of Health
under the leadership Ol its president,
Dr. George S. Luck, is doing noble
work, it will not amount to a great
deal if the co-operation of the citizens
is not forthcoming. Many of the
cellars in town are in a most unhealthy
condition and they should i?e treated
immediately to a good coat of lime.
All it costs is a dollar a bushel.
AGAINST SOUTHERN lKt?.*V.
Northern RallrondN arc Trying to
Klint Out Our Product*.
Ho more conclusive proof of the in?
dustrial growth of tin* South could be
afforded than is furnished in the ac?
tion of the Pennsylvania Railroad in
increasing rates on the transportation
of Southern iron. This increase, it is
frankly admitted by the freight agent
of the "railroad company, as reported
in the Philadelphia Press, has been
made at the instance and for the pro?
tection of Pennsylvania manufactur?
ers. "It was aone," said the agent
in response to inquiries, at the re?
quest of the Pennsylvania iron
men. The iron business was dull,
and in their letter they mentioned
that the rate charged to the
Southern manufacturer was lower
than that charged to the Penn?
sylvania furnaces. The matter was
looked into, and we found that the
freight rates for Southern iron were
lower, tor the rate charged to thc
Pennsylvania furnaces was based on
a local rate, and the Southern charges
were ba?ed on a through rate. It is
only right that we should look after
the interests of our h< me business.'"
In other words,*the competition of
Southern iron has become so great in
Pennsylvania that it has made the
iron ti '.de dull for the iiome furnaces,
and forced them to call upon the rail?
roads for aid in shutting out their
Southern rivals. The only way ap?
parently that they can hope to retain
their supremacy is by excluding the
Southern product from the State.
It is absurd to speak of the ?'com?
paratively small amount of South?
ern iron that is carried," and
yet in the same breath to advance
rates to keep this small amount
from competing with the native arti
cle. It is clear that the iron indus
tries in Virginia and other Southern
States are beginning to make the
shoe of the protected Pennsylvania
manufacturer pinch very badly. A
few years ago he wanted protection
from the pauper labor of Europe, and
now he wants protection from other
States of the Union. In the latter
case he cannot get Cougress to inter?
vene as he did in the former, but be
has sufficient influence with thePenn
sylvania Railroad to lay an embargo
on Southern iron. Of course so nar?
row and short sighted a ' policy will
only defeat its own object. If the
iron mountains of the South cannot
be carried to the business Mahomets
of Pennsylvania who have the good
sense to 'buy where they can buy
cheapest, the Mahomets will go to the
mountains. In the words of aPennsyl?
vania iron man:"The wholeupshot will
be that the furnaces and iron manu?
facturers in thisStatejvhousedSouth
ern iron will try to get the Pennsyl?
vania Road to give another and a
lower rate, and if they don't there is
a probability that a Dumber of the
furnaces will be moved to Virginia,
where they will have everything at
their disposal, and instead of paying
tolls on the raw material will only
have to pay freight on the manufact?
ured article. Much of the capital in?
vested in Virginia is by Pennsylvan
ians. They did not go into this thing
for fun; they mean business." Protec?
tion may be a good thing for the pro?
tected as long as it protects, but when
it fails to do so what are they going to
do about it? Evidently such an ex?
pedient as calling to their aid a rail?
road corporation can be but a tempor?
ary make-shift in a country where
new and competing railroad lines are
springing into existence every year.
But even if such a device were effec?
tive in excluding Southern iron from
Pennsylvania, it could not save the
iron interests of that btate from the
inevitable operations of the laws of
trade and business. If iron can be
made more cheaply in the South than
in Pennsylvania manufacturers will
either have to recognize that fact
and act accordingly or shut up shop
and go out of business.?Baltimore
THEY CpXTSIfE TODAY.
Prominent Kailroad Men From All
Over Um .Mitte .Meet Here Today.
Tins morning at 10 o'clock the an?
nual meeting of the Virginia Freight
Traffic Association, composed of rep?
resentatives from all the railroade in
the State,will meet in annual conven
tion in the office of 0. Howard Rover.
It will be a most, important gather?
ing, and several of the members ar?
rived in the city last night. They
are J. J. Shirkey, of the Chesapeake
and Ohio; E. D. Hotchkiss, of Kich
j mond, also representing the Chesa?
peake and Ohio: G. M. Nelson, of
Chambersburg, Pa.; C. A. Taylor, of
Richmond, from the Richmond and
Danville system; J. R. MacMurdo, of
Richmond, and Howard Nargle.
The remainder of the agents will
arrive in the city on the morning
trains. Accommodations have been
reserved for them at Hotel Roanoke
and the meeting will be in session
but one day.
The following roads will be repre?
sented: Atlantic Coast Line, Atlantic
bnd Danville railroad, Haltimoro and
Ohio, Chesapeake and Ohio, Farm
ville and Powhatanv Norfolk and
Western, Norfolk end Southern,
Richmond and Danville, Richmond,
Fredericksburg and 3'otomac, Sea
1 oard and Roanoke, Slienandoah
Valley, South Atlantic and Ohio and
A Lecture on Japan.
Mr. Geatarow Okano, of Tokio,
Japan, will lecture in the lecture room
of the First Presbyterian church to?
night at H o'clock.
Mr. Okano is said to be a brilliant
orator and is a lawyer by profession,
educated in this country, lie will lec?
ture upon Japan, and will give an ex?
hibition of the various costumes worn
by Ids countrymen.
The admission will be free, but a
voluntary collection will be taken up
to defray expenses.
The Baltimore and Ohio Land Com?
pany, of Sal cm.
Oiler 1,300 building iots for $150
each. Weekly payments of $1.50.
The Baltimore and Ohio Laud Com?
pany, of Salem, Va., owning 227 acres
of land within half a mile of Salem,
Va., admirably located for building
lots, have determined to offer 1,300
!uts for .-ale at sir,o each, including
corner lots, in the following manner:
Lot clubs of 100 members each will
be formed. Each member thereof
paying $1.60 per week or $G per
month until $150 is paid. Each mem?
ber will draw for a lot at the regular
weekly drawing, and one lot will be
drawn every week until 100 lots are
drawn. The two members drawing
the last two lots will get two lots each
instead of one.
The one drawing a lot can at any
time pay up on his lot and get a deed
to it, as the company o wn their land
iu lee simple: or he can pay one-third
cash, balance in one and two years,
and the company will allow such pur?
chaser 10 per cent, discount given on
A purchaser building, within six
months, a house costing not less than
$500, on his lot, will have a reduction
of 35 per cent, on his purchase, mak?
ing his lot cost $113.50.
Several clubs will be organized in
this city, so that a member can join
one or more clubs, and draw in each
club weekly by the payment of one
dollar and ($1.50) fifty cents in each
club. No interest is charged on these
The land has been surveyed, laid
out in streets and the lots numbered.
The laid lies partially in the rear of
the Roanoke College, and half a mile
from the center of the town. Water
mains run through the land, side?
walks are also contemplated, atid
pleasant, homes, close to. business,
could be erected at small cost, either
as a home for the owner or to rent
out, as houses are in great demand in
As a safe investment this is beyond
precedent, and enables one of small
means to secure property constantly
on the increase in value.
Remember, one lot is drawn by
some one each week. Then you can
pay up on your lot after you have
drawn, by paying one-third cash,
balance in one ?nd two years, or as a
whole, at any time you may elect
within 18 months from the time you
joined the club, and secure the re?
ductions named above.
Every member must pay his weekly
dues before he will be r>!Iowed to par?
ticipate in any drawing. If absent,
some one will draw for him, provided
his dues are paid.
Do not be misled by any misrepre?
sentations made about this land, but
goto Salem and see it for yourself:
call on Mr. H. G. Brown, president of
the company, who will show you over
The size of these lots are mostly 50x
ISO, some few are ?0xl3'i. The lots are
well situated, and our plan of dispos?
ing of them renders it easy for the
men of small means to secure a home,
or make a paying investment, by the
expenditure of $1.50 per week. Salem
is a healthy, busy place, growing rap?
idly and presents more advantages for
investment than any new town in the
Every working man, be his means
large or small, can go into this enter?
prise and secure a lot that will con?
tinue to increase in value.
All who wish to secure lots in the
Baltimore & Ohio L*nd Company
should call on Messrs. Oscar D. Derr
& Co., the authorized agents for Roan?
oke City, who will fully explain the
manner of conducting the sale, and
can be found at their office from -8 a.
m. to 10 p. m.
There is no investment on which
one can realize so handsomely and at
so small a cost as to become a mem?
ber of the Baltimore & Ohio Lot
Clubs, unless it is to be a stockholder
in the Baltimore &t Ohio Land Com?
pany. We cheerfully recommend
these lots to the public.
Oscar D. Derr & Co.,
No. 10 First avenue, S. W., Roanoke,
H. F. Meetze,
With II. G. Brown, bcx 209, Salem
agents baltimore & ohio and
north salem lot clubs.
F. L. Carter,
With Dupey & Taiiaferro, Roanoke,
Mahood, Stone & Co.,
J. B. Parkenson & Co..
W. E. Summers & Co.,
Washington, D. C.
Foard, Downing, Hardaway
G. W. Kernahan, ...
Smith & Parnell,
j. B. Pharis & Co.,
Price & Mitchell,
With Heal & Paris,Roanoke, Va.
- FIVE CENTS
IS WHAT BRECKENRIDGE
SAYS THEY WERE.
TWO JL8?ST S?CH?f?HiH3
Sore Hcadit Talk-Ohio RcpuMicKu?
Meet?Two Xesroev Fish? a ?Uei ?
Mcvernl Rodle? Recovered?a Xcw
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, July 18.?Reprcsen
tative Breckenridge, of Arkansas,
made a statement before the House
committee on elections today ia the
contested election eise of John M.
Clayton, who was assassinated,
against 0. ft. Breckenridge, and ?aid
that lie and Colonel Clayton were cue
best of friends, and during th" can?
vass had traveled and ?lept toge!..
He said he had contributed various
sums for the arrest of Clayton o u:u' -
derer. Many negroes in his district,
he said, had voted the Democratic
ticket. A negro club bad voted eol
idly for him.
Ohio Republican* Meet.
By United Press.
Cleveland, 0., July 10.?The
Ohio Republican State convention
met here today, Ex-Governor For
aker was elected temporary chair?
man. He made a long addrets
endorsing the present federal admin?
istration and federal election law.
Congressman Thompson was elected
permanent chairmain. The platform
endorses the president, compliments
Foraker, and coudemns the Demo?
cratic rule in Ohio.
By United Press.
Washington, July 16.?TheMary
land Republicau association passed
resolutions demanding that all Demo?
cratic ex-confederates in the govern?
ment's employ be dismissed and their
places filled by Republicans who
served in the Union arniv.
Two NegroeM Fight a Duel.
By United Press.
Birmingham, Ala., July 16.?Jeff
Smith and George Perry, colored,
fought a duel near Gate City last
night, having previously quarreled
about a young woman. At third
shot Perry fell dead. Smith escaped.
Two AtMlMtant Scoretarie? Nominated.
Washington, July 16.?The Presi?
dent today nominated James R. So
ley. of Massachusetts, to be assistant
secretary of the navy, and a. B. Net
tleton, of Minnesota, to be assistant
secretary of the Treasury.
A E. A O. Washoul.
By United Press.
Pittsburg, July 16.?Traffic over
the Wheeling division of the Balti?
more and Ohio will be suspended for
several days on account of a serious
washout last night. Many miles of
track on the Belje Vernon road has
been swept away.
Funeral of General Fremont.
Bv United Press.
New York. July 16.?The remains
of Major-General J. C. Fremont were
jaid at rest this morning in Trinity
Cemetery. Distinguished soldiers,
citizens of prominence, and men who
had been life-long friends of the de?
ceased, were among those who at
tened the funeral services at St. Igna?
Several Kodiert Recovered.
By United Press.
Lake City, Minn.. July 16.?Sev?
eral bodies were picked up on the
lake today. A warrant has been is?
sued for the arrest of Captain Weth
ran, the commander of the ill-fated
BUhop Whipple? Wife Dead.
By Unitcl Press.
Faribault, Minn., July 16.?The
wife of Bishop Whipple died here to?
day, as the result of a railroad acci?
dent last November.
A New Military Park.
By United Press.
Washington, July 10?The House
bill,which established a military park
at Chiokamugo, passed the Senate
Have Ball ?amex of Yesterday.
By United Press.
At New York?New York, 8; Cleve?
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, 15; Pitts
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 7;
At Boston?Boston, 19; Buffalo, 0.
At New York?New York, 12: Cin?
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, 7; Chi?
At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 15;
At Boston?First game?Boston, 3;
Second game?Boston,8; Cleveland,
At Columbus?Columbus, 9; Brook?
At Toledo?Toledo, 8; Rochester, 10.
At Louisville?Louisville, 9; Syra
| cause, 3.
At St. Louis?St.- Louis, 9; Ath
At New Haven?New Heaven. 7;
I Baltimore, f.
At Jersey, City?Jersey City, 11;
At Hartford-Hartford, 8; Wash
At Worcester?Worcester, 8; New
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