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AT THE ONE-PRICE ML Side band suitings, closing price, 7c a yard. Outing cloths in beautiful patterns, at 8 and 10c a yard. Flannelettes in new and stylish patterns at 12?c a yard. Dress ginghams. s and lOca yard. A few pieces of Scotch ginghams al 20c, worth 25c a yard Still a ew challies at le and Gica yard. Also u few more pieces of cheeked mohair at 25c a yard. Mohairs iu all shades tit 25, o7.j and 50c a yard. White goods iu all the newest ma? terials and at lowest prices. A special bargain in pure Turkey red table covers. S-4, 75caud 8 10 S7ie each. Table linens, towels and napkins in endless variety, and at prices that defy competition. Another ease of white bed quilts at n pleach. Ladies' and Gents1 underwear and hosiery in great assortment and at bottom prices. Large stock of bleached and un bleached cottons and sheetings in all widths. Children* white lace hats and caps from 15c up. Fans, Fa:iv Fans, Faus, froui 2cup. SNYDER, MMR ? M?CBA1H 134 SALEM AVENUE, S. W.. sTn^^OKE, - - - - VIRGINIA. Me Bread Flour! WHITE BREAD FLOUR ?:::0::: WE WILL PAY To any one who can furnish the slightest proof of the slightest adulteration in the Famous and Popular WHITE BREAD FLOUR. Try '"WHITE BREAD" and you will Use No Other. -:::0::: C MA?KLEY & CO., ?THE? Checkered Front Grocers 124 and ! 26 First Avenue, S. w ? ROANOKE COLLEGE, SALEM VA. Choice of courses; commercial de? partment: library 17,000 volumes good morals; healthful cilmate; very moderate expenses. Students fifteen States, Ind. Ter., Mexico, and Japan. :38th year begins Sept. 17th. Illus? trated catalogue free. Address JLIAUS. D. D RE HER, President, Salem, V^J COST For 30 Davs. OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF DRY Consisting of Foreign and Domestic l)RESi:> GOODS, Ginghams,. Satines, Challies, Bleached and Unbleached Cottons and Sheetings, etc. WUA. BE OFFERED AT PRIME COS T FOR TU E N EXT 30 DAYS. Our Remnant Coun? ter is now ready, where you can select REMNANTS at any Price A Walnut, Ash or Ebony POLE GIVEN AWAY with every pair of Lacf Curtains bought to the value ' f ??.oo per pair or upwards. 11AUI 42 Salem avenue ino W iniiii: 5(10 V LADIES to call at ,4'm T~li?*.iv?/"ivi?! TJi tSUMOlH AND OET 2 dates Lannflry Soaj For 5 Cents. C. F. BLOUHT, THE CASH 154 SALEM AVENC E. MONEY TO LOAN THE PEOPLES- PERPETUAL LOAN - ^ - BUILDING ASSOCIATION will lend money on long time and easy payments. Shares may be taken at any time. Apj.lv to WM. F. WINCH. Secretary and treasurer, gootn 1, Masonic Temple. apl tf. it M ts M Mmi I vrill offer my entire stock of DRY m, BOOB AND SHOES AT PRIME COST TO DISCONTINUE BUSINESS. F. G. MAY, 142, First avenue. S. W AT COS!. AT COST jy IS 2w. C A. HEATH, The well-known Jefferson Street BARBER, Hack *ope ued a Barber Shop iu Hotel Roanoke. ROANOKE, ROANOKE. BUG ? COMPANY E. IL STEWART, President, IL Gf. COLE, Sec. and Treas. J. F. BARBOUR, Gen'1 Mauager. *?ilit-t* with Gray. & Boswkll, Jef? ferson Street. Large Brick Building? a Specialty. Homes built on easy payments. Pal ronage solicited. Estimates cheer? fully furnished on application. J. E. BABBOUR, GENERAL MANAGER, je ll-tf. EVANS I CHALMERS, Still keep the largest assortment of HARDWARE In Southwest Virginia. They'have just received a large sppulj ?OF? Lap Robes, B?rse Covers Breech Loading Guns, ?akt)? Sporting Goods. Miner's and Railroad Supplie A Specialty. !7 and 19 Second Street, south wee THE 9 Are now prepared to furnish meals at POPUL VR PRICES, Table boarders can be accommodated and will receive prompt and careful attention; STEAKS. CHOPS, AND ALL DISHES TO ORDER SERVED IN PI 11ST CLASS STYLE. Gold Lunch Counter attached, tvhere cold lunches are served from > a. m. to 12 p. lj. Fish, Clams and Game in season a specialty. Fred. Weber, L. F. BUKES, Practica! Plumber CAS und STEAM FITTER, ?;0? Ynd dealer in all kinds of Plumber, Gas and Steam Fitters' Supplies. Prompt Attention to Orders, ami Satisfaction <iu -ranteed. TT? Main street. LYNCHB?RG, VA. ll? Commerce Street, iel2-3mo ROANOKE, VA. H. M. LIMEY, SIBERT & CO. Real Estate Agents, Moomaw Block, Ko. 9. We have a line list of property from which to select. In location, price and terms, we hope to suit ali. If you have PROPERTY \vo sell or exchange, call. Best of references given. junlC Im DYEING, CLEANING and REPAIRING I'ou will save money by bringing your dirty clothes to be cleaned or dyed and repaired to me. Charges moderate. Work first class. E? Walsak, Comer Campbell and Henry streets Roanoke, Va. tf IIOLLINS INSTITUTE, VIRGINIA. For the higher educ.it i . : of young ladies, equipped at a cost of ?lio,U?O, employs 25 officers and teachers, 7 of whom are male professors, of both American and European training. Languages, Literature, Science, Art. Music, Elocution, etc., are taught under best standards. For nearly a half century it has commanded public confidence without distinction of re? ligious beliefs. 1,200 feet above sea level, and surrounded by picturesque mountain scenery, it enjoys the fur? ther advantages of mineral waters and a bracing mountain climate. At? tendance last session 200 from 18 states. The 48th session will oppn September (7th. P. O. and Station, HoRins, Va. OHAS. H. COCKE, jy'2?-tf Business Manager. CARR THE SIGN WRITER, COR ner Third avenue and First- street N.W. uiar6-tf VIRGINIA, WEDNE? CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES j PREPARING FORIHE FIGHT. Tli" Farmers* Alliance .It-;- I .1: j imtutl.s Hellenics in Ilosilitv The Niii;<' Republican League ?Fils Tu n Con vein ions. I A correspondent of theTiiiEr? wrib s to enquire why il is that Chairman Miller has not called a meeting for I the purpose of selecting delegates to the Democratic convention to ho In Id in this city August 28th. j As yet im arrangements havo beeu i made toward electin?t.U?se delegati -. Nearly every eounty.md city in the district have held conventions and lour correspondent wants to know j -Why is lliis Iii,i- r j It-is also about time that sonn ar j rangeinents were made to entertain , tin- delegates. It i-- proposi 1 ; > make ; the meeting an old fashioned demo? cratic jii I dice, and tlie genera I opinion is that the Democrats of Roanoke should begin to make their arrange? ments. The matter should be 'attend id to at ?nce; FOR <o\ (;?:?:??>. I Sa Ii 1.1 \ iintl < harlot tc ! !< r; I>s 11-....: to (tit- Roanoke Convent ion. On Saturday afternoon the Demo? crats ?d' Halifax held a convention and elected delegates and alternate? to the district convention to be held ' in this city on Augnst Follo> ing is a complete li-f. Cloves Dept.it?E. Bowman .-nid A. V. Woniac: Alternates, E. ?'. Il.irt :i s, I W. < i. Morton. Seottsburgs-C. <i. Davenport and II. <'. liudgou; Alternates, .J. .1. Stegall and 1 ?r, J. ''. < lolem in. Dryburg- .1. L. Johnson; Altern iff, t Ikaries Cadeu. Mt. Laurel?Willie S. AdkUvon; Alternate, A. B. Canada. Morgan's Cross Roads A. Morgan"' Alternate, L. B. Holt. ('lav's Mills?Henrv Shead: Alter? nate, II. <'. Allen. South Boston .1. A. Hawkins, T. T.' Carter. Thomas R. Jon Ion. J. I! i Roberto, W. 1. Jordan, .1. M. ?larriii ten. R. R. Noblin and R. 1! Owen. ! 1: is understood that tin- entire delegation were instructed for-Pauli C. Edmunds, the present incumbent. TUE CHARLOTTE C >S\ E.N i ION. On Monday the Democrats of Cha r lotte count} m?t at Sinithviile and elected the following ?!? legates: Delegate at largo .1 i >. Si person. Aspinv/nll ?S. i> Morton and W I). Rice Walten? T. W. Sc.;? and '..'. i Carrington. Bacon?S. C. i 'aniej. j Wyliesb?rg?S. K. Sp.-iuhlin^ I J. E. Booth. Bed Oak?A. (i. J lfre\ - Madison?M. L. Dum v in and N. Daniel. Madisocvillc- I. II. Ford Longbotham. Scott's Old Store W E. Mionii . Pridtly's Store?Colonel William !?:. Orei ii. iThe election of delegates for Ke>s viile precinct watLposfponed to Sat ur day. the Kith instant. TO 31eki XVOt L'.ST is. Tli:- I'.ir.r>' Alliance to Confer .is l.y nett bur x on i'.':.it l>n:c. i'reparation.- an- in progress for the coming eonventious ol the-Farmers" I Alliance to !<?' held at Lynchburg. Major D. J. Evans, of Concord; dis trict secretary, i.- here, and has mad satisfactory arrangements with tin hotels and boarding houses for the accommodation, at reduced rates, of delegates und others who may come to attend t he convent ions. The district convention will m el on the 18th, and will be composed of about seventy live delegates. The State convention will assemble on the 19th, with about 130 delegates. Both bodies will meet in the Y. M. C. A. hall, and their deliberations will lie strictly secret. Besides the delegates .Major Lyons thinks tii.it there will be present a large number of farmers from the seventy-nine counties in the State wher- tlie AI liance now nourishes, In reply to the question of our re porter as to whether or not policies would be discussed in cither conven? tion, Major Evans would not say yes or no, hut replied that it would l>< "business" meetings. Politicians, however, attach much importance to the coming conventions. ALL CARKIE? BX TII.LM IX. A Number of County ::iii! Two Con? gressional Conventions Sate. Charleston*, S. O. Aug. 4.?S >nie thing like a Tillmau tidal wave swept over the State today. Conventions were held in Greenville, Anderson, Marion. Pickens, and several other counties, and Tinman's delegates elected. The Tillmanites have cap? tured the Democratic machinery. The farmers' movement, as it is called, also made a broad reach out after Congressional scalps. In the Fourth district D. Iv. Norn's, and in the Sixth E. T. Staekhouse, both Al? liance men, were indorsed for Con? gress, vice Cothran and Dargan, the present members. Everything now has an agricultural look, and tin chances are growing daily more promising for the biggest kind of a split. Male Democratic ".istmic. Rush U. Derr, Esq . president of the Virginia Democratic League, has called a meeting to he held at his of flee, rooms U and T Masonic Teiuple^ tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock-. The nuuurJ tlti?t ? ;. of officers and other business will then lie transacted. A number of clubs from other cities will lie represented. Special Notice. The secretary of the Iron Bell Building and Loan Association de? sires that the stockholders in Roan? oke will call at the association's oilice, 110 Jefferson street, and get their script. _ _ I,attics Have Tried It. A number of my lady enstomers have tried "Mother's Friend," an i would not be without for many times its cost. They recommend it to all who are to become mothers. R. A. Payne, Druggist, Greenville, A'a. Write Bradfield Reg. Co., Atlanta, Ga., for particulars. By Bud well, Christian and Barbee. 3DAY MORNING, AU' SAI.IiM'S IMIOGIEXSS. \ a llvsnme. ?j die :???:> iifoiitliV Wer! j by Niiloiu*.sInii?r??voiiicnl Company. Fr?ui advance sheets of apainpL lot in press for the Salem Improv? ment Company, tIre following infoi mation is gleaned: By.actual count August 2, just ten months since tin organization <>i' the Salem Improve ment Company, and leas than eigh , months since tiie lirst. sale of lots, il i found that in ten months 228 house: of all kinds have been buiii, or arc h course of construction an Salem, em? bracing 15!) residences* .?j5 building for stores, offices aud oSjher busiues! purposes, und ::i buildings for fac tories and ol her indusl ri.d enterprises j i.Ai-k of brick and lumber has delayed the > rection of many ?tJpi buildings Due builder employs J JD men, and his payroll for July was$$ll,'U52. It i. esti mated i hat the amount expended I pi" buildings and improvements foi this year will If about $?,000,000. The s ties of lots ami improved j property for July aggregated ?o20, IM.K). This amount reprtxents simply the transactions <?! :lie real estate agents in the regular etjUrse of busi? ness, there having bejpU no special sale-daj otlots by any of the land companies during the month. The population has increased as I rapidly as accommodations could be secured but the cen itif reports are not yet available. A* ^u indication of this rapid iner easel the census enuim rator reports thai h? found in Salem 575 persons'. prp^cipalJy me? chanics and laborers, who had been cuum'er&h il already elsewhere in Vir? ginia and other states. ? The Salem postofliee 'And telegraph [ office report each an iudrzease in busi nesttof tf50 per cent, within the last ten moul hs. * XAS.MK ivooD.N ::?.srs j ;.'.iv MrKiuiiPjr Virtually l?.ir<l?ii Oncol tin: Elocky KouuVflrcI'lentls. Nannie Woo i>. the fjwomtvh con? victed Of arson and sentenced to be i. tie.;. .! for complicity i> the burning of the warehouse--at Rocky Mount, during the M-.-i*. iniey-riahune cam? paign, i ts been respited by the Gov? ernor. The woman was i.? have bceu hanged on the 22d of thj3mouth. Her Ijrother, during the past four weeks, has been busily engaged in circulat? ing a petition in herbehaif. The judge and jury refused to sign it, but the commonwealth's attorney and fpiire ji number of prominent citizens did ami Governor McEinney, who is ? ? t lilne ::i Ige Springs, signed it. The. woman is respited until Sep tember 1J. but it is very doubtful il c! e v. i!! ever be hangi d. .in }:-?<?.-? 11 ?: ?Tn'ntly !."<)<>;.. Vv'e have on our table the handsome i 'W-rel : uce book just issued by the Norfolk and Western Railroad Com? pany. The book outlines the present condition of progress in mining, manufaet un s and agriculture and tin? undeveloped resources of those por? tion- of the State of Virginhvtra versed i>y Ir?- lines. If is of convenient size an I has many handsome illustrations, among which are cuts of the Hotel j Boat Kike, the Grosser Jnwmco?, the! Machine Work*. MiH Honta-airi, the Rolling Miil and several others. There is also much interesting and instruc? tive readiug between its covers, and altogether iMs one of the most val? uable railroad reference books that ha<coun under ourobservatibn. The company will accept our thanks for i he c >py before us. Kmkemnii Killed. East bound passenger train No. hi, .1 [Am Norfolk and W estern railroad; this afternoon killed a white brake man on the East-Tennessee and Vir? ginia track a fev. miles west of Bristol. The unfortunate man fell from the cabin car on the track just in front of j the engine, which ran over his bo iy, mangling it in a horrible-mauner,an<i killing htm instantly. ? VIKUIMA .Mi TVS. Mrs. Sarah H. Swann, a sister of the lai ex-Senator Riddleberger, died at Ediuburg la<t week. Richmond is discussing a crematory toi1 the des I ruction Of garbage and all refuse and decaying matter. The pn-? of the State condemns the hasty utterance*of < !olone! Frank G. Ruffiu. He represents only him? self in what he s:s vs. John 0. Lewis, Esq., a prominent merchant in Scpttsville in ante and post-bellum days, died there Satur? day, aged about ??"> years. The committee for the settlement "!' the V irginia debt reports that se- ! eurities have been deposited to the amount of $11,000,000 to date. Judge James B. Sener, Republican, ol Fredericfksburg, will, it is reported, publish a card taking strong ground against the Force bill as injurious t ) the South, politically and commer? cially. The Young Men's Christian Associ? ation of Petersburg has about ?15,000 subscribed, and as soon as they get s 20,000 subscribed they will commence to build. The hall, with lot, is to cost s 1(1,000. At WaynesboroTuesday night, Wil? liam Ejbler was shot and killed by his brother .James, who pointed a gun at him and pulled the trigger, under the impression that the weapon was not loaded. gCoIonel To a Russell Marshall, who bas just been elected commandant of the Virginia Military Institute, is 88 vears old and graduated from that institute in 1880. He is colonel of the E ir.?t Virginia cavalry. John BT. Baisdeu, the brutal mur? derer of Robert Irons, iu Buchanan county has again escaped from cus? tody. " The contract for building water? works at the new town of Richlands has been signed. The negro charged wich causing the recent collision between trains at Max Meadows, on the Norfolk and Western railroad, has been sent on for indictment by tin- grand jury. Whcni 2i<i?t>? Dnuinsrccl. Sr. Paul, Minn , Aug. 5.?Fullei accounts ol the damage done in Maui t?ba by the storm Friday night hav( been received and show the loss to tin wheat crop to be greater than at first reported. At Deloraine, 200 mile: south of Winnipeg, the hail belt i. said to have been four township! wide, narrowing down to a mile ant a half as it proceeded eastward, le iv ing des: inet ion in its wake. One hundred thousand acres of wheal have been totally ruined. Erysipelas ard salt rheum wai driven entirely away from Mrs. .J. C Anderson, Peshtigo, Wis., by Bur dock Blood B .ters. No equal R: a blcod purifier. Go to Geyer's to get your sprinj and summer suits tny2U tf. G UST 6, IS90; ,: CITY 0O?IGTI, I !jAN INTERESTING MEETING HELD LAST NIGHT. ^ $100,000 GIVEN TEE R. & I The Condition of the Market llonac UlMcu.H?cd Slrcci Improvement*. Additional Vire VlugH Various Committee Itcportn. The City Council* held its. regular monthly meeting last night in t?je Hustings court room. President Hanthorn presided, and the following mi mhers wen- present: Messrs. Trout, Buekner, McCahn, McConnell, Woodward, Sheban, (i raves and Iluggles. I City Solicitor Miller reported that the ease <>f the Roanoke Water Com - j pany vs. The City, in the Supreme Court at Wytlieville, had been car? ried to Richmond, owiug to the ho t i tjiafr, the case being called before the time set for it. the defense was absent. As this was Mr. Miller's first appearance before the council as city solicitor; he thanked them for th< honor, and assured then that I e would do all in his power to further the interests of the city; The reportj was adopted. The report ot < !ity Sergeant Thomas lor t he month of J une was read and received. The report of City Sergeant Trayu ham for the month of July read ai d received; Tin- report of Mayor Evans for the month of July was read and ap? proved. Several recommendations by His Honor were referred to the pr ; er c i iinittees. Tlie reports of Commissioner of the Revenue Turner and the overseer ol i the poor were read and app.oved. Sanitary Inspector McPall's report wns read and received. His rec >m meudatiou that a sewer he laid in the alley west ol Henry street, between Robertson and Kir!; streets, was re? ferred io the sewer committee. City Engiheerl)unlapreported that several of the land companies in the northwestern part of the city hail en? croached upon th" public streets in the erection of buildings. The matt r was referred to the committee on streets asking for a report at the next me-! ing. The finance committee made the following report, which was read and approved: Criminal charges.,. $1,300 Expenses of election. ;jyn Eire department. lyjUO Insurance . 500 Interest. 1,4(50 .raiiexpenses. I,20U Light. 400 Market expenses. U4?Q Police. if.i''() Paupers. l.eoo Streets. 1.200 Sinking fmal. :; jy Seavanger. t'soo Stationery and printing. !.-.' !' Salaries. 0,000 Waiter. l.aoi Public property. 2,000 Cemetery. G7l Sewers and drains. 10,01 ? Bills payable. > !;?"! Specie..*. 120 Total.s'">7.' SCO Tl. - matter of grading Luck street was referred to,the committee on streets, with power to act. Tin- committee on ordinances re ported an ordinance requiring the clerk to City Council to he in his oltice from 0 to 12 a. m. and 1 to p. in. passed. Same, an ordinance requiring the city engine* r to be in bis office from 8 tot) a. m. and 2 to :: p. m. Amended, S to !) ii. in., and passed. Same, an ordinance authorizing the city lo license variety theatres and the restricted sale of liquors therein. Defeated, seven nays, two yeas. The committee on sewers reported that in theea-eo! the sewer property adjoining the Berkowitz building, they had assessed the value of the property at ?700 and recommended that the council dispose of it to Mr. Berkov.it/. as that gentleman had ex? pressed a desire to build upon the full lot, and thus preserve the symetry of tiie street. Altera great deal ol spirited discussion the committee was instructed to oiler the same at public I auction. Bids for the erection of i he overhead bridges were received from P. E. Malone,of Roanoke, and John J. Sul livan, of Bridesburg, Pa. Both were rejected, and the matter was referred to the special committee and the city solicitor, authorizing them to agas'n advertise. Inder t'.ie head of new business Mr. Buekner offered a resolution authorizing the Council to subscribe the if100,000 voted by the freeholders of fche city to t he capital stock of the Roaftokeand Southern Railroad I 'otll pany. . With the exception of Mr. Trout, who declined to vote, it was carried unanimously. .Mr. Trout presented a petition from citizen- living north of the rail? road and west of Commerce street asking that a market house be estab ? lished in that part of the city. Re? ferred to public property committee to report at next meeting. Abo, a petition asking for the im? provement of certain streets in that neighborhood. Referred to the street commit tee. Mr. Shehan offered a resolution authorizing the placing of a free water hydrant at the Third Ward iuarkethou.se. Referred to the lire and water committee. A petition from the citizens of High and Wells street, asking that a tire plug be placed at the corner of High anil Houston streets, was referred to the lire and water committee wilh power to act. Mr. McConnell moved that tie- lire and water committee be instructed to place a plug near the ice factory. Carried. Mr. McCahn offered a resolution authorizing the publication of the official map of the city. Adopted A motion was carried granting an ordinance book to each of the city officials, and authorizing the Faleol them to the citizens at cost??1.00. Mr. Buekner moved That the miua ture race horses confiscated by the police be returned to Mr. John Jordan, the owner, all lines be refunded, and the ordinance legalizing the same be abolished. Carried. Mr. T. C. McFalls was re elected sanitary inspector. Clerk Bennett asked for a vacation of two weeks, which was granted. Mr. Dill, who is making extensive and valuable improvements on Val ?. ley street, asked for the privilege ol ' grading two squares on the same, ami PRIC the city ltecome indebted to him t< the amount ol i he cost. Referred tt tiie street committee and city en? gineer to ascertain said cost. On motion of Mr. McCounell, a number of petitions and resolutions were referred tu the various commit? tees and the council adjourned. ABOUT THE HOTELS. A tall slim gentleman, with a clean face that spoke distinctly of having one^ inen adorned with ajnoustacbc, was registered at Marshall's '.'ale last night. His name is George B. Hiss, and lie is from Baltimore. Mr. Hiss came last evening from Big Stone Gap, and he says that the new town in the mountains is not booming as well as its promoters had expected it would. He didn't see any si^ns of greai improvements being "carried on. and he thinks that tin.' town is taking a rest after the labors af being founded are overand done with. ''?There ;'? do c'oubt,"said Mr. Hiss, "but what the town lias a great future before if, but Roanoke is the place of ail others and I haven't yet seen anything to cam pare with it." * Edmund L. Du Barry, of Ore we. i> stopping at th<- Hot) ! lit ?anoke, and his many friends among the railroad fraternity.of this city are glad to see i him here. Mr. Du Barry isthe super inteMdent of the eastern division of i the .Norfolk and Western railroadand he has an abiding faith in the great road that is reaching out its iron arms toward tk<- west and developing tin' country through which it passes. Mr. Du Barry is a veteran railroader ami has had a large experience. He is of French extraction and has all of '. !;'? n rvous energy of the race. * v Fne Hotel Rounder yesterday met Mr. Albert A. heavy, of Washington. He is ore of the most experienced hotel men in ti.? country, and is thinking seriously of set fling per? manently in this city. At one time Mr. heavy was the proprietor of aj iiotei atXakcland; Florida. A great j temperanee crusade was began, and! tlery speakers advised the.':- hearers j from the stump to seek the saloons of the.town. Mr. Leavy kept a saloon in connection with his In.tel. The! .-.iloon^wa.s built on pii. s some di<-; lane..- from the ground, and one night! some of f;:e friends of the temperance orator crawled under the building and with augurs bored holes through i the floor "and into a!! of the barrels j containing liquor. When Mr. Leavy awoke in tiie morning'he discovered I that be had no stock, and as soon as lie could dispose of his business he moved away from the land of flowers an 1 aiigators. Ai the Hotel Roauake Mr. R. J. I Me(:rrann, a well known contractor [ of Lancaster, Pa., i.- stopping. Mr. Meli rann is a stout gentleman with aj double chin and black beardand he! is decended from a long line of rail- ' road meh; His father and uncle were identified with the business of build? ing roads as far back as 1819 and Mr. McGrnnn has been concerned with them since be left St. Marys college year.- ago. A few years ago he! finished a contract on the Louisville and Nashville, and is here now look? ing after the North Carolina exten? sion of the CrTpple Creek road. He is quito w*]] Ifnowti :a RriflSoke where he has made ext? usive investments in real estate. l>caluol Mrs. Eariu in. Mrs. Harriet Earman. wife of Mr. J. H. Earman, the well-known con? tractor of this city, died yesterday morning at the residence of Mr. Jacob Trout on S dem avenue. Mr-. Earman was about COyearsof age and hau! many friends in this city who sincerely regret her death. Che sympathy- of the entire commu? nity goes out to Mr. Earman in the loss of the wife who was his compan? ion in life fur so many years. Cholera in Ktishiu. D,- United Press. St. Petersburg, Aug. .">.?It is re? ported that choelra in a virulent form has appeared in several Russian towns on the Polish frontier. Sanitary precautions are being taken to pre? vent the spread of the disea: e. Socinlihtb Expelled. By United Pre-. Loxdox, Aug. 5.?The police of Warsaw have expelled from that city fifty-four foreign Socialists with warning that if they return 'hi y will be imprisoned at hard labor. Colored Farmer.*?" Alliance. By United Press. Columbia, S. C, Aug. 5.?The col? ored farmers alliance has made its ap? pearance and St ae Alliance Lecturer Powers says it numbers 35,000 mem? bers in South Carolina. Still Unsettled at Uncnos Ayri'S. By United Press. BueStos Ayres, Aug. 5.?Great ex? citement still prevails here, notwith? standing the termination of the in? surrection, and disquietude continues to increase. Konuokc's H< (liodist Uuvcrslly. The trustees of the Methodist Epis? copal University to be established in thi-city hehl a meeting yesterday morning at the residence of Mr. Cr. \V\ Sisler on Salem avenue. The follow? ing gentlemen were present: Rev. J. ?J. Bumburgj Rev. C W. Bell. Rev. W. T. Schoolv, Rev. S. M. Fiery, C. Markley, .1. G". Knepp, J. II. Blackwell and (f.'W. Sisler. Nothing of con? sequence was done, and a meeting will be called at an early day to dis? cuss the subject. Addresses will be delivered by a number of gentlemeu interested and plans for the Univer? sity will be accepted. Largest Knllronil recursion on Be cord, Buffalo, Aug 4.?The largest ex? cursion that ever passed through Buffalo started from Cincinnati yes? terday and went through on the Erie railroad this afternoon to Niagara Falls. They were ninety cars, dvided into eight trains, containing 2,100 people. _ Two Schedules at Once. BEDFORD, lud., Aug. .">.?The cause of thecollis:on on the LVIonon railroad yesterday lies in the fact that the schedule Of the road was changed yesterday, and while the Chicago bound, train was running by the new card the Louisville-bound train was running on the old schedule and was <-ix hours late, having been laid out by a freight wreck. Buy }0ur cooking stove3 from M.II Jetmiui^ & Co., near market bouse. Salem avenue. t Have you visited the Singer art dii Play? \ E - - FIVE CENTS. A NEW LEASE. KEMMLER HAS TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MORE TO LIVE. THE TARIFF BILL DBAGS. Lynched, in Texas Murdered *.,y Mis lake-England V.'iil Sot Interfere SEcxicntiN Mob it ?ov.n Still in. Nettled in Argentine. AcBUior, >*. Y., Aug. 3.?The elec? trocution of William Kemmler for the murder of Til He Zeigler, bas again been postponed and will probably .take place trmorrow. All day long, yesterday and today, [silent curious faces have been pressed i between the heavy upright iron bars on either side of the big prison gate. Men and women?children too?have thus been watching the windows, be? hind which Kemmler is, and where at rate intervals, a face or a hand may be seen behind the bars and the wire net work which covers the windows. One moves on, hin place being immediately tilled by* some other, and thus morbid curiosity and human sympathy furnished almost constantly a fringe of watchers about the prison portals. Almost insufferable heat during Sunday and today has made lite a wretched experience both indoors and out. The still air does not become cool at night and the recurring day addsin tiie bitter experience of any who have anxieties or necessities to move about. There has been recently much printed and said about the possibility of an inquiry being instituted by Gov. llili at Warden Durston'ssug? gestion as to sanity of Kemmler. if Kemmler i- insane lie is not wed, and as Warden Dursfon i- authority for the pointed and ppstive statement that this condemned man is well, all statements to the contrary are not only untrue bur foolish. The pri-oner has maintained bimseli as v eil and better than the majority of men un? der such circumstances. If the war? den i> mistaken the responsibility is his. RoCtlESTEK, >". V., Aug. 5.?A re? porter had an interview with Super? intendent Barnes, the el< ctrician who has charge of the Auburn prison plant, Saturday nkrht in relation to the prospective execution of Kemni k\Do you think the execution will be carried out'.'* said the reporter. ??! think it will," replied Mr. ihtri.es. "Do you expect that the apparatus will work effectually f" "As an electrician I have no donbt that it will. No electrician who un? derstands the subject and knows what the apparatus is, can doubt that it will kill him.*' "J>o yon think there wjll be any i.i. oik of the skin':" "We hope not. II there should be the papers would make such a fuss over it. We think that we have that provided against." IVlMdjillgtOU S?H'!< By United Press. WASHINGTON", Aug. 5.?The Senate continued the tariff debate all day. The House indulged in the political debate over an increased force in the Kittery, Maine, navy yard (Speaker Reed's district) and Reed was scored by the Democrats and defended by the Republicans. The House com? mittee on elections at their meeting today adopted a resolution declaring the seat of Mr. Breckinridge, of Ark? ansas, vacant. Mexicans Mob a Towu. Uy United 1'ress. San Antonio. Tex.. Aug. 5.?An attack was made upon the town of Shofter, Presideo county, yesterday morning by twenty-live Mexicans. State RangerJ. P. Graves was killed and Deputy Sheriff J. Lee seriously wounded while endeavoring to arrest tin- Mexican-. -* Euglnud Will Xot Interfere. By United Press. LoXDON, Aug* 5.?In the House of Commons this evening Sir James Fer? guson, under secretary for foreign affairs, announced that the govern? ment could not interfere with the Czars treatment of the Jews. Base Hull Gtimes of Vctdcrdny. By United Press. amekican aSs0c1ax10n. At Columbus?Columbus, 19; Ath? letic, :j. At Louisville?Brooklyn, 8; Louis? ville, 3. At St. Louis?St. Louis, :h Syra? cuse, 0. national league. At Cleveland?Cleveland. C: Chi? cago, 10. players' leao t'k. At Chicago?Chicago. C: Cleve? land, \ An EditorThrnsbed. By Unit* d Press. Spko'GFIELD, ? . Aug. ").?Editor E. T. Commins, of the Springtield Budget, was on Sunday night v thrashed by Sue McDonald and Louise | Snyder for having on Saturday last ! published an article reflecting severely j on them. _ .Murdered by .MisniKe. By United Press. Joliet, III., Ausu?! 5?Herbert Wymau murdered George Krouse today, mistaking him for Joseph H?ckendorf, whom he had forbidden to visit his daughter. Lynched In Teva?. By United Pn s-. NAVASOTO, Tex., Aug5.?A negro named John Brown, charged ^ith committing rape on a white girl in ? this county, was taken from jail yes-, terday by citizens,\. ho hanged him to a convenient three. 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