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A Stf ai ghiforward Business.
Making a bid for popular
patronage needs no diplomacy,
finesBe or sharpness in its
management. Plain, clean,
honest methods are what the
pnblic tie to.
These methods yon will find
in force here at all times. We
attribute our success in a great
measure to their practice.
We are here to serve you
faithfully; want this store to
be pointed out and spoken of
as the place where all classes
of the community may come
and feel that they are being
dealt with in absolute fairness.
All ready for the Spring
business now; got a store full
of bright, new mexchandise to
tell you about.
Black Goods Section.
Bo nroniau'a wordrobe Is complete with?
out at least one black dress; and, be?
sides, this Is n black good* year. What
a handsome, satisfactory lot of newest
weaves we're .bowing;, tool BUstery,
Bulging vi . pon*; rii.in and Figured
Brllllantinen; Bich, Bccentrle Brocade
Effects on a Satin Uronnd and at price*
to pleasantly surprise yon.
38-inch Brilliantins, prstty, neat de?
signs, eold elsewhere at 50c. We are
only asking 37Jc per yard.
46-inch Figured Jacquard? these
goods are cheap at 80c, but, we only
ask 75c per yard.
40-inch all-wool Imported Serge at
50c. They are considered cheap at GOc.
46-inch all-wool Grenadines, perfect
genis, at 75c per yard.
45-inch all-wool Henrietta?the 75c
kind. We only are usking 60 per yard.
Laundered Shirt Waists,
Our Hhirt Waist output li??t season Is a
matter of history We've made prepar?
ations to double the sale this ?etnon.
Months ago \n- be*;iin laying the lines;
the big advance shipments are all on sale
now. This store is the depot for Shirt
Waist supplies; got a royal stock for you
tu pick from. The best Is never too good
for our public, and we've Kot the best of
each kind anil nearly ?11 the kinds.
Twenty dozen Ladies' i'ercale Shirt
Waists, perfect fit, at 50c.
Ten dozen Ladies' Percale Shirt
Waists, all sizes, beautiful assortment,
the $1 kind, at only 80c.
Twenty dozen fine grade Percale
Hhirt WaiBts in all the new designs,
such as Persian, plaiu linen and lovely
striped and figured patterns, at $1,
$1.25, $1.50 and $1.75.
A Lace Cuitain Event.
That's what we namo It; that's what
It's an evcut of money-saving im.
hih i' to you It's tho one thus In tr.e
round year when we put our Lace Cur?
tain stock on a very narrow margin of
proilt and give you a benefit which yon
always appreciate We don't make much
money, but we sell more curtiilns and It
Ik a good advertisemont for the depart/
meat. The rhoicest things will go 'lrsS
of course; they always do in a sale ,of
this kind. //
Lot No. 1.?24 puirs Nottingham Lace
Curtains, 3 yards long,
at 75c per pair.
Lot No. 2.?24 pairs Nottingham Lace
Curtains, 3$ yards long,
at 85c per pair.
Lot No. 3.-24 pairs Nottingham Lace
Curtains, 3$ yards long,
st $1 per pair.
Lo; No. 4.?24 ppirB Nottingham Lace
Curtains, 3$ yards long,
at $1.25 per pair.
Lot No. 5.-24 pairs Nottingham Lace
Curtains, 3$ yards long,
i.t $1.50 per pair.
We have a few lots of two pairs each
that we have reduced 25 per cent.
Notwithstanding our prices are much
lower than you can buy elsewhere, we
include with all our lace curtains a five
foot pole, in ash, walnut or cherry,
with all the trimmings, for which we
make do charge.
It is Umbrella Weather Now.
Every day In the week, every hoar In the
day. April ha* a way of catching one
out In the wet?no umbrella!
Here is a handy one you can carry,
rain or shine. It is a tight roll, neat
appearing affair, no bulkier than a
cane, with silk top or half and half,
from 98 cents to $3.50 aud a half dozen
We have just bought 200 Twilled
Gloria Silk Umbrellas, with iiue Dres?
den bandies, mourning handles and
numerous other kinds of handles.
These are well worth $1.50 apiece. We
will close them out at $1.
l The rush still continues in
our Millinery Department, and
why? Because we carry the
j best and largest assortment of
I Trimmed and Untrimmed
i Hats, Flowers, Feathers and
I Ribbons, at prices way below
i any in the city.
Highest of all in Leavening p?**-.?Latest U. S. Gov*t Report
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The Staden!? Ratarn.
* The students from the Virginia Poly
technic Institute at BUoksburg, who |
were here visiting the machine shops,
returned home yesterday.
An Infant Hurled.
Bstells, the lnfsnt daughter of M.
O'Hearn, who died on Monday at 816
Commonwealth avenue n. e., was bnrlf"
yesterday In St. Andrew's Cemetery. ^
On Monday and yesterday Comm
sloner of the Revenue J. 8. Pattle a
his deputy were kept quite busy issulntf
lleenses to the delinquents who did ntfi
get In on the first day of the month. '
Interesting Dally Heading:.
Attention in oalled to the advertise?
ment of the /Etna Life Insurance Com?
pany on the first page. This advertise?
ment is changed daily and the readers
of Thk Timkk will find it of interest to
Jard of Thanks.
The fair committee of the Frlendahli
Tire Company deaire to extend their]
thanks to all parties who made dona?
tions and especially to the ladles' corn^j
ilttee who assisted in making the fair
Ollie Kirk, son of J. W. Arganbright,
celebrated his seventh birtbday, May
4, with a nice party of young ladleB and
gentlemen, who, after having a nice
time, were invited In and partook of re?
Trinity Lawn Party.
The Ladles' Aid Socleiy of Trinity
Church will hold a strawberry lawn
party this evening from 8 to 11 p. m.
The public Is cordially invited to at?
tend and thus aid the ladles of the
church in a most worthy cause.
Returned to Suffolk.
Bev. J. F. Love, who had started to
the general Baptist convention at Cnat
tanooga and preached at Calvary Sun?
day, returned to Suffolk yesterday ow?
ing to two deaths and one serious ill
neos in bis congregation.
Death of Mrs. Maber.
Mm. Tbos. C. Maher died last night
at 11:50 o'olook at the family residence,
58 Fourth avenue n. o., after an illness
of two weeks. Interment will probably
take place at Blalraville, Pa., on Friday.
The remains will leave here to-night.
Y. M. o A. Notea.
Tennis court number 1 was laid on)
yesterday, and will be In condition foi
playing this afternoon. The reguli
monthly meeting of the Woman's Aui
lliary will be held at the Y. M. C.
building this afternoon at 8 o'olook.
large attendance is expeoted.
To Visit the Great Council.
The Bed Men are making groat prep
kavation to attend the Great Council,
\ which assembles in Lynohburg in a
short time. Several cars will be char?
tered and will leave here attached to
the regular night train on the evening
of the 19ih. _
Meeting of the Rsien'c Order.
A meeting of the Knights of tl
Ancient EBBenic Order was held Moudt
night. The resignation of Bev. W.
Looke as sarcedos was reoelved and
cepted and J. B. Bryan was electedlto
fill the vacancy. The new regalia of
the lodge has been received.
Bn Ronte to Danville.
J. W. EifTert, Bural Betreat; J. W.
Oanoaster, Blaoksburg; Caleb Chllders,
Chrlstiansburg; W. E. Garrett, grand
chancellor, Leoiburg, and W. P. Gunn,
Radford, passed through the city yester?
day en route to Danville to attend the
meeting of the Grand Lodge K. or P.
Two Women Arreated.
Mrs. Mattle Harper and Etta Court?
ney, two white women, were arreated
last night on the charge of running a
disorderly house on Campbell street,
about a dozen doors west of Jefferson
street. They were taken to police head?
quarters, where they were balled for
their appearance this morning.
Another Mew Enterprlae.
Attention is oalled to the advertise*
ment of Walter S. Langdon, on this
page of The Times. Mr. Langdon has
opened the only store in Boanoke deal?
ing exclusively In headwear, and no
doubt oan be entertained that he is of?
fering very low prloes on this class of
goods. He is carrying a large stook of
very fine goods and should be liberally
patronized for his commendable enter?
The Meeting of the Virginia Olaasla.
On the 4:05 train th's afternoon the
ministers and delegates to the annual
meeting of the Virginia Classis of the
Beformed Church will arrive. Those
entertaining will pleaBemeet the guests
at the depot. The opening sermon will
be preached in 8t Paul's Reformed
Church by Bev. N. H. Skyles, of Wood?
stock, Va. Services oegln at 8 p. m.
this evening. There will be meetings
for business morning and afternoon of
each day for the rest of the week. Each
evenlog there will be preaohlng or ad?
dresses on some ohuroh toplo. To all
these services the public is cordially in?
For The Pnblle Library.
'he following booki have boen se
red and will be placed in tbe public
rary today: "Tbe Bed Badge of
iurage," Stephen Crane; "Tom Oro
F. Hopkinaon Smith; "The
Ughty Atom," Marie Oorelll; "Cln
ferllle and Other Stories," Blobard
7arding Davis; "What la Worth While,"
Annie B. Brown; "The Master," I.
Zal&gwill; "The American Revolution,"
John Flake. "Madeline," by M. B.
WlUtlns; "Personal Becolleotlons of
Joan of Arc." Mark Twain; "A Woman
Intervene*," Bar, have been ordered
and wii: be added to the library within
a few days._\
Korfolk and Western Earnings and Ex?
/The grota earnings of the Norfolk
And Western railroad for the month of
March, 1896, amounted to 8067,300 84
agalnat 8875,014.00 for the same month
last year, being an increase ofS01,605.34
or 10 per cent. The earnings from pas?
senger, mall and express for that month
.were 8130,506 03; for freight 8837 808.01;,
^expenses, including taxes, for the same'
month were 8776,610 56, leaving the net j
I earnings for the month 8100,600.28. The L
gross earnings of tbe road for the threeSj
months ending March 31,1806, amounted
to 88,84(1,796 60; expenses, includingJ
taxes, 82 216,698 35, leaving the notj
earnings for tbe same period8624,098.25,
an inorease of 8278,029.93 over the net
earnings of tbe firat three montha of
j 1895. _
The Lack of Finances.
City Engineer Wlngate was seen by a
Times reporter in regard to the commu?
nication signed "Teameter," publiahed
in The Times of yesterday. He stated
that the city engineer, mayor and street
committee were fully aware of the con
dition of the streets, and tbe only reason
they had not been repaired was on ao -
count of the lack of finances. The cause
of the condition of the finanoee, he aaid,
Is owing to the fact that taxes are not
being paid as promptly as they should
Getting- Beady for tbe Fray.
A. P. Staples, president of tbe Free
Sliver Democratic Club, and tbe various
vlce-prpalaents met last night in Mr.
Staples' office and perfected plans for a
ct mplote organization. The namea of
ten men were selected from eaoh ward,
five of whom will be made assistants to
tbe vice-presidents. Their names will
probably be given to tbo public to-mor?
row morning. All tbe parties selected
for this work are men of considerable
influence, and will doubtless be able to
control the Roannke delegation for the
The Quarantine Question.
Dr. B. P. Nlles, State veterinarian,
of Blacksburg, and Dr. Cbas. Favllle,
of Norfolk, were In the city yesterday.
Dr. Nllea atated that out of 100 counties
in tbe State only 35 are now in quaran?
tine. He thinks that by a strict ob?
servance of the new law that tbe fever
infected line can gradually be moved to
tbe southward until the State is en?
tirely free from the quarantine. Among
other things Dr. Nlles advocates the.nc
fenoe law as tbe most effeotlve way of
getting rid of tbe cattle tick. He thinks
?that every farmer ahould fenoe In his
town oattle but have no fence agalntt-.j
?those of his neighbor.
The Knights and Ladles of Dixie met
last night In tbe Red Men'a hall and or?
ganized a branob lodge with sixty-four
members. Tbe following are tbe offi?
cers elected: Capt. E. T. Kindred, com?
mander; B. J. Kemp, vloe-commander;
L. B. Lookablll, junior commander; J.
Stras, pilot; T. D. Armiatead, vise
pilot; J. A. Flshburne, treasurer; B. J. i
Page, piokett; H. W. Turner, scribe; W.
B. Wernwag, chaplain; Dr. Balph YV.
Brown, aurgeon. The obarter will be
left open until 100 members are secured.
Tbe lodge will meet every Tueaday
night. Among the sixty-four charter
members are many of the beat and most
substantial cltlzsna in the city.
LAST NIGHT'S CONOBBT.
A Fleaaant Programme Bendered lln an
Tbe concert given last night at the
Y. M. C. A. hall in connection with the
Irish Tea prepared by the St. Agnes
Guild for tbe benefit of St. John's P. E.
Church, was a great success, and re?
flected great credit upon all those who
participated la the delightful pro?
gram whloh was rendered.
Miss Aletbia Turn bull, whose beauti?
ful soprano shows careful artlatie train?
ing, sang moat delightfully, and was
Mies Florence Leary made her first
appearanoe on the concert stage as a
soloist, and oaught her audience com?
pletely. Her voice is a rioh, full
soprano of remarkable range, power and
brilllaut quality. Esch of her selec?
tions won an enthuslaitio recall.
Mrs C A. MoHugb, whose aoft. sym?
pathetic soprano has so often pleated
Boanoke audiences, wae at her best.
Miss Weaver, of Holllns Institute, was
the violin soloist, and rendered charm?
ingly several selections..
Tbe Allegheny Institute Mandolin
and Onitar Club contributed largely to
the success oi the concert. Miss Eliza?
beth BMgham, a young and promising
planiste, rendered her solo in fine stylo
and was generously applauded.
Very Fine Batter.
Tns New York Creamery. None bet?
ter on the market. See ua.
W. W Payne & Co.,
'Phone 185. 202, Cor. Center and Park.
WmgFffl You Can Win Her With
Kga?$B a Box of NunnaNy's Candy.
1 It's pur? and dslicious. lt'a as Rood, if not a trifle better,
Lma x'^^Pf I m *,nan aDy can^y made, and it's only 60c a pound, if economy
bH^=vi '9 any onj?ct" No matter what price you pay, you can't
\ \ IM ?et belter"candy. If you pay more you're not paying for
W** ?^i-ik) bH Quality, but are giving away money.
f ?m\^m\\\ Received frssh twice a week.
1 Van Lear Brothers, sole Agents,
Salem Avenue and Jefferson Street.
The liloomcr Girl's Pocket.
(From Town Topics, with Apologie? to Ute
\ Borne observing man's discovered
(How I've never thought to ask)
That Kentucky maiden's bloomers
Have a pocket for a flask;
That the deling girl ot Texas,
As she rides is not afraid,
She provides a pistol pocket
When ehe has her bloomers made;
That the bloomer girl ot Boston,
. Always cool and wisely frowning,
I Has a pocket in her bloomers
# Where she carries Robert Browning;
That the Daisy Bell ot Kansas,
Who has donned the cycling breeches,
lias a pocket in her bloomers
Fall of woman suffrage speeches;
That Chicago's wheeling woman.
When her cycle mnkeB rotations,
lias a special bloomer pocket
Where she carries pork quotations;
That Milwaukee's cycling beauties, ^s.,
As they peddle day by day.
Have a tiny secret pocket
Where a corkscrew's stowed away;
That the Uotham bloomer damsel.
Whom Manhattan dudes admiro.
Has a tutti-frutti pocket
Fall of gam to mend her tire;
That the Norfolk female bloomer,
As the handle bars she grabs.
Is prepared to ride all summer
With her pocket full ot crabs;
That the Roanoke riding beanty
As sbe starts oat on a prance
Has a place for 'sorted min'rals
In tne pocket of her pacts.
Send your address to II. E. Buoklen
& Co., Chicago, and get a tree sample
box ot Dr. King's New Lifo Pills. A
trial will convince you ot tbelr merits
These pills are easy In aotion and are
particularity effectlvo in the cure of
Constipation and Sick Headache. For
Malaria and Liver troubles they have
been proved invaluable They are
guranteed to be perfectly free from
every deleterious substance and to be
purely vegetable. Tbey do not weaken
by their action, but by giving tone to
stomaoh and bowels greatly invigorate
the system. Regular size 25c. per box.
Sold by Paul Maisle, druggist.
"Call up W. W. Payne & Co., corner
Center and Park, and tell him to send
me two ot his fine chickens and three
pounds of creamery."
"Tin: Fair" is now opsn at No. 0 Sa?
lem avenue with a full line ot station?
ery, glassware, etc. George Qbavatt,
Artistic Piano Tuning and Repairing.
Walton Nelson, piano and organ
tuner and repairer for the Hobble Piano
Co., la now ready to make annual tun
tpg contraots for piano tuning. Prompt
attention and first class work guaran?
teed. Best of references from manu
factories and numerous patrons of high
musical standing in Boanoke. Call or
ioavo orders at the Hobble Piano Co.,
157 Salem avenue.
Tho Man For the Itaslness.
Call on Captain Tuley .1. Mitchell
No. 8 Campbell avenue, opposite tbe
Terry building, for the renting or pur?
chase of real estate He has a fiae list
of housoB for rent or aale and also
solicits the agenoy for business In either
line. His experience as city assessor
makes his judgment particularly val?
uable as to the title or price of real
Subscribers to the Boanoke Tele?
phone Exohange will please add the
following names to their catalogue of
subscribers: C. B. Bell, residenoe, No.
157; W. G. Jones, bakery. No. 51, and
tbe Hogden Commission Co., brokers,
No. 171. B. B, Wriobt, Mgr.
Cleveland Bicycles at Roanoke
Those who are interested In or in?
tend building will please call on us
for prices before purchasing the
Lumber, Lime, Cement,
Plaster, Lathes, Brick,
Sash, Doors and Blinds,
? AND ESPECIALLY
a of Charge
lOl Ssulem u^tt-o.
of Cham m
The Right Goods^
At the Right Prices.
No other kind has a place here. An as?
sortment that any woman ot tasto will
Trimmed Uats?nobhleft In the
aS?k*$3 and $3.50
Untrlmmed Hats?fancy dress
Ueaally fl. O? bid
Fancy drees shapes, chip straw,
tancy edges. "If* nte
Usually * 1.60. j D bid
Short hack Sailors.
Reduced from U6c.
Complete line ottho latest sprint
fancy siraw shapes, plain and
combination colors, Including
the popular Tarn O'Shanter
crowns and the French novel?
greatest collection to selec*.
from In Roanoke from.
Children's Caps, Bonnets
39c up to $2.50.
Immense assortment ot high
grade trimmed Bailor Hats In?
cluding the very latest nov?
elties, solid and combination ff n PQ
colors, tromlScto. 4>? 0 J
Choice collection ot high grade
silk and velvet roses, pinki?,
poppies, geraniums, violets,
bads and a large variety i t
tolta?errom I9c to $1.98
We have the largest assortment
ot straw and hair braids In
every combination and color?
ing from IX Inch to 6 inches
wide?exclusive novelties ot
our own importation from....
Children's Sonnets and Hats; every?
thing that is pretty and dealrablo will
be found In this department.
Children's Fine White Lawn
Cape with embroidered capea
and ribbon trimmings, no better
sold at ;:>c.
Children's Poke Bonnets, all
over embroidered, and ulcely
mado. Hade to sell at $1.35,
our price this week.
Children's Summer Caps,
nicely embroidered, twelve pat?
terns, made to sell at 49c
Lawn Cape, with embroidered
capos ana ribbon trimmings,
Fine Corded or embroidered
Caps, woi th iv.'c, at.
Silk Pokes, lace edge.
Silk and Lawn Uats, at..
Children's long and f hurt
White Cashmere and QOn q q
Bilk Coat*, from. UOC 10 4>J
IN ALL SlZBo. ?
Shirt Waist Sets?Sterling Silver, 40c;
Pearl, 35c, and 60c; enameled, 25c and 50c.
Belt Pins? Sterling Silver, 10c.
Belt Buckles?50 different stylet, 10c
Handsome Dresden and Jewel Belts lor
65c, T-.h-, iiSc and $1.35
10 do/.en Jersey Ribbed Vests,
(shaped), high and low neck,
19c to $2.25
Black and colored Ribbons, every de?
sirable style, every width from narrowest
to widest and every fashionable color
Special bargains in Fancy Hlb
Strlpe-ahaded Ribbons, were 49 cts
Check and stripe 5-lnch Rlb
At 35C bons, were Sic.
I? OOa Pin stripe ambro Ribbons, 5
ftl 0y 0 inch, were 69c
At 49C Taffeta Ribbons, were 75c.
i. nn. Brocade Satin Ribbons, 5-inch,
AT ?Ub wercGUc.
MOC? Black and white striped Rib
/DC tons, were 40c and 50c.
At 25C ?"' inch plaid Ribbons, were 65c.
A full assortment of our cele?
brated 5-inch heavy Persian
Ribbons, over 30 shades at?
35c and 69c
4X Inch new Taffeta Ribbons In
all colors at.
When we offer a bargain In lacea It is
always a good bargain?these two lota are
no exception to the rule:
Black silk lacea 4 to 7 Inches
wide, regular price 75c to f 1 35 /Q a*C
a yard, thla week.43 bid
Black Slik Lacea 8 to 7 Inches
wide, regular prlco 46c to 6Uc
a yard, thla week.
We alxo have a fall tine ot cream and
white silk lacea at the lowest prices.
Ladles' Jersoy Ribbed Vests In
white and ecru (low neok), at
Special Value in Fine
13 do/. Ladles Fine Cause Stain?
less Black Cotton Hose,
double soles, heels and toes,
11 dox Medium or Light Weight
Ribbed Cotton Hose, at.
18 doe Ladies Fine Ribbed Hose,
boot patterns and Mennsdorf
blaca, extra quality, regular
prices, 35c, at.
SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK:
10 dozen Belt Pins, regular 35c ^ q jn
18 dozen ladles' and children's Q nt.
White handkerchiefs, 10c ones O bid
5 dozen Bilk Belts with s ftne Q A*0
Buckle, cheap at ?5c. ? bid
500 yards Black Silk Belting, Q n#e
regular price 31 c. O bib
3 cases ot Sailor Hats, black or QC
while, former price 49c, at.... ZD bid
9 dozen White Baby Cloaks ?"*! Q|g
Lot ot Baby Caps at. .5 cts
Regolar 75c Children's Bonnets 2g q|?
White Duck Hats, very beet | C n_
quality.1 3 Lib
Lot ot 35c and 35c Ribbon at.... 15 cts
Hat Hubber, black or white, per j Qg?f
Hat Wir*. Dl*>ck ?r white, per | Qgrj|
Ltrge bunches ot Violets, 35c I Q g|g
86c Daisies, nice tor children's g n|g
(long), worth $1.60, at.
$3 (short) Baby Cloaks, at.
85c Jet Buckles at.
6'A- Jet Crowns at....
15c Ladles' Vests at.
10c and 15c Ladles' Black Hose.
15c Children's Hose, all sixes...
101 Salem Ave