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Ihe Greatest Shopping Centre in
Roanoke is Right Here in This
The great crowd of enthusiastic
shoppers who congregate
here six days in the week teils
a tale of price, attractive?
ness and quality-attractive?
ness that needs no words to
We enumerate a few of the
strong items just to get you
Is a Surprise.
Such a display of Hats. Bon?
nets, Flowers, Ribbons and
Laces was never before seen
in this section of the country.
We haven't the space to quote
prices, but will guarantee to
save you at least 25 per cent,
on your purchases by making
your selection of us.
To day the huh shines, hut how do we
know, it may ruin to-morrow? Bo
prepare yourself with an Umbrella,
and when you read tho prices you
cannot refrain from buying here.
200 Twilled Gloria Silk, Paragon frame,
steel rods Umbrella, at 80e.
200 Twilled Gloria Silk, cf better quality,
with steel lod and rubber celluloid
and horn handles, $1.09,
These two numbers are sohl elsewhere at
91.25 and $1.60.
Shirt Waists for the fat, the lean, the
young and the old.
100 dozen to select from. It is a conceded
fact that this is goiui: to be a big
Shirt Waist season, and our buyer has
bought accordingly ntprices that will
enable us tj sell at 25c, 50c, ">e, ?1,
$1.50 and up.
In connection with the Shirt Waists wo
have laid 'n an immense assortment
of Hidts of every description, from
15c up. Also a big line of Shirt
Waist sets from 15c up.
Wo anticipated a bi? Wash Goodo season
and bought accordingly, but the de?
mand has been so great that we were
compelled to replenish our stock.
Will offer lor this week:
100 pieces Floured and Striped Dimities,
tic, w,.uld be cheap at 10c.
50 pieces Figured Lace Str'pes, at Oc,
good value at 12 1 2c.
The balance of our Wash Goods sold nt
greatly reduced prices.
Utica 8-4 Bleached Sheeting, 18c.
Utica 9-4 Bleached Sheeting, 20e.
Utica 10-4 Bleached Sheeting, 221-Uc
Good quality 8-4 Unbleached Sheetinir,
Good quality 9-4 Unbleached Sheeting,
Good quality 10-4 Unbleached Sheeting.
Good Sea Island unbleached 4-4 Cotton,
26 Salem Ave
l!?','.l>ratert for Its errat leaveilng Btroorth nnd
heabbfidnm*. ->miiw tr<- tcod ipalnet alum
ana all fur me of u'niu ration cemmou to Cheap
JIoyai, ISakiko Pownsn Co., New York.
EASY OX POOH, PEOPLE.
AND OUR SHOES are easy on tender
feet. Come to 1110 when you want shoes
and be satisfied with your purcha?e.
Goodsboutiht from me are never the
cause of n kick. HACIIRACIT, Salem
avenue and Jefferson street; two stores.
We have recently purchased at a "sacr?
ifice sale" a big line of bed room suites,
which wo are selling at prices that can?
not be equaled by our competitors. Don't
buy until you have seen thorn.
OVKRSTHEKT & THURMAN,
No. 20 West Campbell avenue.
A FALSE STATEMENT.
A gentleman went into a grocery store
yesterday and. called for a barrel of
PILLSBURY'S HEFT. The grocer says:
"We have it." The uentlemau says:
"Show me the barrel; I want to see the
brand." Tho groeet says: "It Is not
branded PILLSBURY'S BEST, but it is
the same flour." Tlie gentleman says:
"I don't want it; it is not branded 'Pills
As agents of Pillsbury's Best, we de
siret 10 inform the public that PILLS?
BURY'S BEST is not branded anything
else. That grocer was stating a false?
hood and trying to put off something
cheaper, representing it as PILLS
HAWKINS & FIELDING, Agents.
BAD WORK AT POSTOFFICE.
What's tlin matter with the Roanoke
postofllcn? About three times a week The
Times receives mail that does not belong
to it. The postollice oflicials seem to
make a specialty of supplying Tho Times
with mail matter intended for the Vir?
ginia College and Mesris. Ileironimus &
Orange phosphate at VauLear Bros, is
made thu proper way, from fresh
MR. JETER DOING WELL.
Tho Baltimore Sun of yesterday said:
.T. M. Jeter, of Roanoke, Va., and other
patients who are taking thu Pasteur
treatment were reported yesterday to be
The case of Trent against the Virginia
Brewing Company was concluded in the
circuit court yesterday and the jury after
being out only a short time rendered a
verdict in favor of the Brewing Com?
pany. Trent was suing for iflO.uO'J for in*
juries he claimed to have sustained while
in their employ. It is understood that,
the counsel for the plaintiff will take an
WO MAX A5SKSSKD.
Mrs. C. M. Bates, it is alleged,has- been
assessed 50 cents head tax. This looks
like woman sufTraire.
A telegram to X. D. Porter.of this city,
received yesterday from Lorain, 'Ohio,
announced tint Mr. Ilyer, father of his !
wife, had been killed. The telegram did
not state sny of the particulars of his
death and Mrs. Porter left, ou the after?
noon train yesterday for Lorain.
Limeade and Pineapple Sherbet at
EPWORTH LEAGUE MEETING.
The Epwortb League meeting at St.
James Church to-night promises to be
specially interesting. A very extensive
and interesting programme has been ar?
ranged, consisting of music, addresses
and papers on live subjects. Judge Jno.
W. Woods will conduct the <|uestion
box. Miss Annie Trent, will read a paper
ami an address will be delivered by W.
?. ? i
? esterday morning a horse belonging
to J. E. Rogers, hitched to an open top
buggy, become frightened and ran away,
lie. continued to run until he reached the
Union depot, where he fell and was
quieted by some bystanderr. The shafts
to thu 'buggy were broken and the horse
slightly bruised,but a negro boy who was
in the buggy was uninjured.
The flavors at VanLear Bros, soda
fountain lire made from rock candy syrup
ROOMS AND BOARD, private family,
excellent accommodations. Hath; *11
and $10 per month. Address "Church
street s w.,*' care Times. .
Read Catognl's ad. on the third ?agc.
For headache and nervousness Cincho
Coca nt our soda fountain. Johnson &
PUT YOUR FEET
In iv pair of my shoes and then you will
know what shoe comfort Is. BACII
RACH, Salem avenue and Jefferson
...... Drink at
An Orange PhoMpliatte
for a thirst quencher.
Choeolate and Cream
for the sweet tooth.
Prtmcrl!>tlons I'm II im 1 Oi
I? tho huntings court yesverday.llcenses
to soil liquors wore granted to tho Vir?
ginia Company at Hotel Roanoke, .1. B.
Abbey, M. Duggan, W. II. Holdeeu,
Henry Scholz, L. Dulaney. Several other
applications were argued and will be de?
cided on later.
Limeade and Pineapplo Sherbet nt
Tho Red Oaks defeated the Street
Loafers in a game of baseball yesterday
afternoon by a score of 1G to 8. Bat?
teries: Sweeny aud Leslie; Miller ami
Rankln. The Red Oaks have played nine
games aud have won every one.
W. O. Hardnway left yesterday for
Chase City, where ho goes to recuporate
his health. Mr. Hurdaway is a very
prominent attorney of this city and has
many friends who hope for his speedy re?
Ask for orange phosphate at VauLear
Bros. It's the best drink for 5 couts.
MARRIAGE LICENSES GRANTED.
There were three marriage licenses
granted in tho clerk's office yesterday,
two white and one colored. Tho white
ones were Mr. T. G. Noel and Miss
Estelle Watts; C. D. Schlvcinflnt and
Miss Bertie E. Bnrbour. Tho other was
to Thomas Mullen and Annie Ilairston.
As an evidence of the high esteem in
which ex-Sjuperintendout of tho Radford
Division S. O. Mnliu is held .by the men
formerly under his chnrge, he was on yes?
terday evening presented with an elecaut
silver service consisting of eleven pieces.
Tho presentation was made in tho Rail?
road Y. M. C. A. rooms and a number of
railroad employes had gathered to bid
farewell to their superintendent. In be?
half of the employes, Wm. Bramble, ex
assistant traiu master at Bluefield, made
tho presentation in a beautiful speech, in
which he spoke of the tender attachment
that had sprung up between employer
and employe. . Mr. Malin accepted the
token in a few well-chosen words, in
svhich he referred to the kindly feeling he
had always had for the men on the Rad
ford division. 'After the presentation
Mr. Malin was driven to the depot.where
he took the train for Pennsylvania.
for Men and Boys!
On: Straw Hats aue now
opex. We'd like to pno
vide too with a comfoivt
a.ble lid koi5 tiiosr wakm
days to comic
25 cents and cp.
G1LKESOX & TAYLOR.
OLD RESIDENT HERE.
.T. M Brosius, now of TerrcIIaute, Ind.,
but years ago a resident of Roanoke
county,was in the city yesterday en route
to the old North State. Mr. Brosius be?
fore the war lived four miles from this
city, thou Big Lick, and nt the breaking
out of tho war he eutered the Confederate
arhly under Colonel Frank Hugcr, now
of this city. Mr. Brosius served all.
through the war and nt Its close took up
his residence in the West. He patented
a device by which a sewing machine
could be run without a treadle and nt
Terre Haute organized a company for the
purpose of manufacturing machines for
the trade with his device nttached. Years
have gone by and the Torre Haute Ma?
chine Company have now sent Mr. Bro
sins South to establish another factory to
supply the Southern trnde. They have
decided to locate at Greensboro. Mr.
Brosius appears to be a man of some
sixty-five years, and in conversation
stated that he could well remember when
the Hotel Roanoke site was a farm and
cultivated by John Trout.
Limeade at VauLear Bros, fountain.
The wide-awake firm of the Fishburn
Company have secured tue agency of
Spnlding's Bicycles, and will have a line
of wheels in the house in a few days.
There is no need going into details re?
garding anything with "Spaldlng" on it,
as his reputation is known everywhere.
The handling of bicycles will in no way
interfere with the book and stationery
department. This firms holds the repu?
tation for being the most up-to-date and
wide-awake house in the State. They
claim to have the best posted men in
their business In the South, and they are
always ready and willing to give any in?
formation asked for in connection with
A NEW ENTERPRISE.
Attention of our readers I? directed to
the advertisement of H. W. Silsby &
Co., to be found on the fourth nage. To
those interested in their line of business
first class facilities will be at the disposal
of their customers.
Selected a "Klciball 'Grand*' Piano for
the White House. Thednplicate is on ex?
hibition at208 Jefferson |s tree*. If you
arc interested in "Gvands" call at the
Kimball wnrerooms and examine'this
PLANTS FOR SALE
Patrick Foy, at Hotel Roanoke green
house, hnvinc a large surplus of all the
popular bedding plants, ?such as foliage
plants, geraniums, verbenas, petunias,
fuchsias, chrysanthemums, lobelias, be?
gonias, China asters, cosmos, etc., etc ,
desires to inform the public that he will
immediately fill orders at extremely mod?
erate prices and will arrantre and set
same out if desired.
L'Art de la Mode and L. Costume Royal
for dune at Jack's news depot. May
magazines, Cosmopolitan, Metropolitan,
the Arena, Harper's, Llppincott's. ScrIn?
ner, Outing, Young Ladies' Journal,
Xicicel, Black Cat and others now in.
iros'. Soda Fountain;
An I<<4> ('ream Moria
for richness and coldness.
for an appetizer.
for a quick lunch,
ily by Orailnntes In Pharmacy."
?T /"> *? pry A "V ?fi-"-:
f Cor. ?%iem Avo *na Jeff. at.
SAYS HE IS INNOCENT.
Mose Dennis Claims it a Case of
Eergennt Tillot returned from Lyuch
burc yesterday morn in? with Mose Don
uis,the negio who is charged with the rob?
bery of Mrs. Henderson. He was brouht
In on the 0:31) train and very few people
knew he was In the city, though no effort
was made to keep the matter quiet.
Mose was seen by a.reporter In bis cell
yesterday and said that- it [Is a case of
mistaken identity nnd that he is not the
man who robbed Mrs. Henderson; neither
is bo the man who sold the watch in
He said that on the mornine of the rob?
bery he- did not get up until 12 o'clock
and as soon as he had finished his break?
fast went, out und played baseball during
the afternoon. He disclaims any knowl?
edge of tho watch and said ho Jiad not
been in Vinton for more than a mouth.
During the time that elapsed between
the robbery and his arrest he claims to
have been in tho city and made no effort
whatever to cscnpe.ns ho was eullty of no
Tho ca?e has been set for to-day and
venires have been issued for the following
gentlemen from whom a jury will be se?
lected: K. R. Drugh, C. P. Reed, C. A.
Moomaw, B. A. .Tones, V. K. Frank,
R. D. Digges, G. P. Eliason.T. T. Minter,
Chambers Orgaln, A. J; Davis, C. G.
Chewning, S. L. Addison, .Tos. W. Coxe,
P. L. Terry.
Two youne lawyers, J. M. WHlfams
and J. D. Johnston, Jr., have been as?
signed him as counsel.
? Strawberry Sherbert nt Van Lear Bros.
A RUMORED DEAL.
Negotiations uro said to bo pending be?
tween the Norfolk and Western railway
and a party of Boston gentlemen for the
lease of Hotel Roanoke. of this city, Ma?
ple Shade Inn, at Puhtskl, and the Hlue
lie'd Inn. all located on the Norfolk and
Western and operated by |[that company.
ARE YOU READY TO DYE?
You ought to be. Anyone too proud
to wear his old clothes is too good to live
iu Roanoke. If you want ^to dye in good
style come"to me. 1 will also clean you
and press you "out of sight."
Live in hope and dye iu delight. We'll
all be "in it'" if times stayjtight. The
Roanoke Steam Dyeing ami Cleaning Es?
tablishment is the place tobe'made either
black or white.
110 Campbell Street.
FOR SALE.?A lady's Waverly bicy?
cle, almost as good as new, for ?-10 cash.
Cost. ??5. See the wheel lit EaVp's fruit
stand, 103 Jefferson street.
Breakfast, 28 cents; dinner, 26 cents:
supper 25 cents. Meal tickets, si. I am
using Armour's Chicago '.meats, which
nre the best. J. J. Catogni's restaurant.
The now drink, Cincho-Coea. Johnson
We make a special business of selling
business suits. Its business from the
start with us, and we reach out to buy
carefully, please our customers and sell
BRt )'1'HERIIOOD MERCANTILE CO.
Cream Graphite for Bi?
cycle Chalus, 10c; Tropical
<^ffi Oil, 10s; Veeder Cyelome
,~j0mmk. ters, $1.50; Lanterns frcm
fB3W> :,l,<' to$5; Hells, 15c up.
^^/^5l Bicycles cleaned, oiled
J?^\ J t?jpJ j Wheels for rent.
^ W ROANOKE CYCLE CO.
It is important that you insure in |
sound companies. We represent the very
best and largest in the world. Our new
and special "dwelling house" policy is
admitted by all the most liberal ever is?
sued. Call and examine it. No extra
charge for it.
" CHAS. LUNSFORD & SOX,
100 Jefferson street.
Breakfast, 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;
supper 25 cents. Meal tickets, $4. f am
using Armour'-; Chicago meats, which
are the best. J. J. Catogni's restaurant.
IIAVIXG SOLD our business all par?
lies indebted to us will please come for?
ward and settle at once.
4-22-1 w. M. L. BLACK Ss CO.
DON'T BE SHODDILY SHOD
BACIIRAOIl, the twin store shoe mnu,
can sell you the best shoes in town tor t lie
lea.it money. Fine stock in both stores,
Salem avenue and also on Jefferson'street.
SOMETHING TO KNOW.
It may be worth something to know
that the very best medicine for restoring
the tired-out nervous system to a healthy
vigor is Electric Hitters. This medicine
is purely vegetable, acts by giving tone
to the nerve centres in the stomach,gently
stimulates the Liver and Kidneys and
aids these organs in throwing oil' impur?
ities in the blood. Electric Hitters im?
proves the appetite, aids digestion and Is
pronounced by those who have tried it
as the very best blood purifier and nerve
tonic. Try it. Sold for 50c or $1.00 per
bottle at Massie's Pharmac, 109 Jefferson
Malaga Grapes and California Pears.
J. j. Cntognl.
SPRING SPRING SPRING.
Xow we don't, want to spring anything
new, but for spring cleaning would like
you to use Crystal "Spring" Soap. Host
on earth. Take no other. Crystal Spring
Soap Co., Roanoke, Va. For sale by all
SPECIAL OFFER ? GAS COOKING
Save money, time and labor by the use
of a gas cooking stove. It is the cheap
est, quickest and most convenient means
ofecoking. Gas stoves sold at ifs. pay?
able $2 cash and balance in mocthly in?
stalments of $1. Service pipe laid free.
Call at room No 2011, Terry building.
Bread,Roll?,Cinnamon Huns, hot every
evening. J. J. Catogni.
MONEY TO LOAN. .
Parties desiring to borrow money In
small loans ranging from $200 to sfOOO
from theLynchbnrg Perpetual Building
and Loan Company on Improved Roan?
oke city real estate w ill call and file ap?
plications with J. W. BOSWELL, agent,
110 1-2 Jefferson street.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE D.W.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druttglsts refund the money If " fails
ro cure. 2"v. For sale by Join:- :?.John?
101 SALEM AVENUE.
TUE ClirrUCC ov OVK salk last week convinces us that the people
lull jULIlJJ will respond to our advertisements, as they have
- confidence in what we say, and it is for this reason
and also for the sake of honest dealing that we refrain from all
catch-penny ok sen8ational sayings or doings. wk do not adver?
tise a few articles (that, by the way, very few see or get) for al?
most nothing and do you on other goods, hut keep right in the mid?
dle of the road and sell everything for i.ess than others and your
money hack on demand for anything you can match as cheap
elsewhere. we repeat most of oi r last week's salk again this
week. Some goods have been sold out, but we have added fresh
itargains, even wetter than those of last week.
NEW MILLINERY STYLES.
Those who have waited
until after Kastor to se?
lect their Millinery have
lost nothing by so doing.
Daily additions of choice
creations and tho con?
stant selling going on
here keep tho stock al?
ways new, fresh aud ever
changing. We offer this
week a special line of
Trimmed Millinery, in
handsome effects, from a ,- no
All Hats Trimmed Free by
$0.48 will give you the choice ol
a very handsome line of stylish
Trimmed Hats,in the newest color
lugs and .shades, with Flowers, 11 ib
bous,Chiffons and Ornament Trim?
mings, that other places would
charge $:$.50 for.
$3.4S will let>ou choose from
an inuneuse collection of New
Trimmed Pattern Hats, with
Floivtrs, Foliage.Ribbons, Chiffons
and Ornaments, in all tho leading
shapes; other places say they're
$3.98 will let you select from a
still liner assortment of New Pat?
tern Hats, in Parisian and London
styles, various shapes and beauti?
fully trimmed with Flowers, Foli?
age, Ribbons, Chiton and Orna?
ments, that are priced at $5.00 at
$4.48 will let you have the pick of
a magnificent line of Pattern Hats,
in all the newest colors, trimmed
with Flowers; Foliage, Hibbens,
Chiffon and Ornaments?can't bo
duplicated anvwhere else under
( $0 HO.
I $5.OS gives you the choice of
High-Class aud very artistic styles
' in New Pattern Hats, superbly
i tiimmed with Flowers, Foliage,
Kibbou, Chiffon and Ornaments?
> the $7.50 styles shown at other
A Kemnrhatile Ribbon Pm clime
5-inch wido Pure Silk Moiro
Taffeta Ribbons, all tho
new sprfhg colors; real val?
ue 45c. This weeks's spe?
One lot Double Face Black
and White Ribbon, former?
ly 25c aud :15c, at.
One lot Fine Changeable Taf?
feta Ribbon, 4 inches wide,
in Spring shades, formerly
One lot Moire Taffeta Ribbon,
broken assortment of col?
ors,4-inch, formerly 35c, at
FINE BLACK RIBBONS.
About Half KcKiiIur Prices,
Every piece pure silk and guar?
anteed to glvu satisfaction.
Fine Black tiros Grain Ribbons?
3 8 5 7 9 12
13c Ute 19c 22c 25c 2?o
Extra Heavy Black SatinRlbbons
2 5 7 0 12 10
lPc 19c 32c 25c 2
Black Double-Face Striped
Ribbons, 3 1-2 Inch, at_
?iA inch, 25c.
Superior Double Face Black Satiu ?
Ribbons, high lustre and extra
Another ureat value in our
All-silk Taffeta Ribbons, 4
to 5 Inches in width, plain
and cord edge, worth 39c a
500 yards Black Silk Belting,
regular price 25c, at.
100 dozen Children's Untrim
med Straw Hats, in all
kinds of shapes, plain and
combination colors, new
an.I latest effects. Each. .
200 dozen Women's and Mis?
ses' Uutrlmmed Short-back
Straw Sailor Hats, staple
colors, worth 75c. Each. .
Stylish Black Untrimmed
Shapes, with rough gimp
brims. Special price this
Untrimmcd Hats, latest
shapes in Neapolitan
braids, with fancy edges.
Special price this week. . .
Short Back Sailors. In the
latest, shades ol heliotrope,
green and black. Special
price this week.
Fancy Rough Straw Hats, in
red and violet.
Fine Milan aud Fancy Straw
Walking Hats in all the
English effects, at.
"> dozen Women's, Misses'
ami Ohi'dren's Imported
Leghorn Flats, an extra
good quality; worth Ollc at
150 dozen choice quality Im?
ported Rose Bouquets,with
two Inrge, open roses, bud
and foliage, all good shade,
worth 25c Bunch.
75 dozen Imported Roses in
natural effects and choice
colors, full, large clusters,
worth 29c. Hunch.
100 dozen select quality of
natural effects in bluet, in
full clusters. Bunch.
Ten dozen Crushed Roses, in
nil the leading colors, per
Half Price Leather Belts.
A tine Jot of this season's 25c. and
:15c. Leather Belts. Special nt
12 l-2c,consisting of tho follow?
1 1-2-inch Seal Grain Black
Belts, with stitched kother
covered harness buckles and
black eyelets, were 25c; also
Tan, Brown and Black Seal
Morocco Belts in one inch, . ? ,
were 85c, all now.I?-G
S0?- LEATHER ? I l. i s
Special st 2Sc.
Fine Calf Skin Melts In all
colors, with fancy gilt and
oxidized harness buckles, A
choice stylos, were 50c; A
Ural Morocco Felts, with ^
stitched leather harness r\r
buckles, wi re 50c. all at. . Z0C ^
Fast-Black Hosiery Bargains. 4
M8e Qnallty Mow lfie.
To reduce our ^toek of Ladles' a
Black Hose we have made
one number of the usual lt~
25c quality. I&C 4
These, are the celebrated II. B. J
Fast Black, light weight, silk ^
finish.with spliced heels and toes.
We shall sell but one case at i
this price. Sizes from 8 to 10.
Children's Black Itlbbod Hose t:
Double Knees?extra flue quality ^
25c grade 15c, all sizes. t.
We shall offer a limited quan- ^
tity of Children's Ribbed e)
Hose, superfine quality and
linht. weight, all si/.es, from
I 1-2 to 9, at.
As this is exactly half price, we
shall stop the sale whenever our
superfluous stock is sold.
> 50 dozen Chrysanthemunis in
j beautiful shades, Inrge.full
clusters and natural effect,
> worth 80c. Bunch.
Full-blown Roses, with two
buds, foliage and rubber
stem-, will go per hunch at
Six large Daisies and six
Daisy Buds, with foliage
and rubber stems, this
week per bunch.
Six branches Lilacs, with
foliage: per bunch.
Six sprigs of l.illies-oi the
La France Roses in hunches
of 3 roses and II buds. Spe?
cial price, i>er bunch.
Cluster of Roses, in all this
season's latest shades. Spe?
cial price this week.
Ten hoses of line Forgot-Me
Xots, in pink and blue,
regular 50c bunches.
Without doubt the prettiest
cheapest lino in tho city. 1*
mother should see it.
fouled Caps of line sheer
quality, double box-pleat
ruche and lace top, touched
up with ribbon.
Large, Fine Poke Bonnets,
puffed crown, sides, back
and cape, and high, full
poke of hand some embi oid
Lawn Beauty Hats, full
crown, shirred brim of line
Misses' and Children's
NEW SPRING REEFERS.
Misses' and Children's
Reefevs. sizes 0 to 14
years, in plain red and
blue Venetian cloth,
large sailor collar, trim?
med with braid, a spec?
ial value at.
Fine All Wool Reefers with
large sailor collar; Em?
pire effects, new sleeves,
ueatly trimmed with
braid. Sold at $4.00; to
;H'Zr I PALAIS ROYAL I ^ j
a a O A A