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We Have 4-Some second-hand Bicycles 6-at prices that will sorpr'se 2 -1-you, and on easy terms. 4-Call and get a hargalu. Roanoke Cycle Co-? % Moth Balls, 5c lb. Tar Camphor. Insect Powder, full strength. Fly Paper, sticky and poison. Bed-Bug Poison?large bottle with brush, 25c. MASSIE'S PHARMACY. f 'Phone us if not convenient to call. Prompt delivecy. * \ \ The Month ot TheMonth of June The Month of ? Weddings and Roses. I have just received an en? tirely new sclectiou of the finest designs in STERLING SILVER and CUT GLASS, and will'continue to receive from time to time during the month the latest designs, suitable for Wedding Pres? ents, of Gotham and Whit? ing sterling Silver and Dor fllnger Cut Glass. These goods will be sold at the lowest possible prices. EDWARD S.GREEN J Manufacturing Jeweler. ? 6 SALEM AVE. 4 Store closes at 7 p. ni. except Sat- J turdays and paydays. * & 1 If Ygu Never Saw One s * * I ..... . Drop in our place $ I ..... , and examine the | t."PNEUMATIC I I.BRAKE" for Bi- * I , . , . , . cycles. * 5j It i.s worth M^eiag. ? 1 THE FISHBURN CO I V Agents for Scalding'* Hioyle?, tl.e ft * ??Best Wheel Built." The Cnin- g ^ oiih Christy Buddie on euch ? ?* wheel. ? P/A/VOS Are Strictly High Grade. Call and examine our LARGE STOCK ?before buying. Prices and terms GUARANTEED. J. E. ROGERS & CO., DEALERS, No. 11 S. JcHer?ou St. A FREE ADVERTISEMENT. New York. June 10.?Cora Route, a variety actress of Secley dinner fame, plead not guilty in court, to day to the charge of larceny. George LeGrange, a hotel keeper, who accused her of stealing silverware, failed to appear and the case was continued indefinitely. LOOKS LIKE IT'S SETTLED. Covington, ?Ky., Juno 10.?President McKinley was asked here today, en route to Nashville, what would be done about sending ex-Gov. *Cox as minister to Spain. He merely replied thai all had been attended to before ho left Washing? ton. . STERILIZED MALT, The Ideal Sprimr Tonic. 15c bottle. $1.80 dozen. Only at MASSIE'S PHARMACY. Valuable coupons in each naekage of "My Sweetheart" Cigarettes." Save them and get a prize. 51 RC ATTACK BY MR. MILLS. Hurls Denunciation at Republicans and Millionaires. SOME DEMOCRATS ARE INCLUDED. PENDING TARIFF MEASURE DE? CLARED TO BE DESIGNED PRI? MARILY TO BUILD UP FOR DIS? TRIBUTION AMONG THOSE AL? READY MILLIONAIRES "A MON? STROUS TRUST FUND, WRUNG BY LEGISLATIVE RAPINE FROM THE LABOR AND SWEAT OF THE POOR TAX PAYER." Washington, Juno 10.?Senator Mills had Iiis say on the tariff blU yesterday. It was the most severe arraignment of the Republican measure that bus yet been heard in the Senate chamber. He denounced it as a class measure, designed <;o build up a vast fund for distribution among the privileged few who were to bo beneliclarles of the bill, and all at the ex? pense of "the forgotten man," the tax? payer. Indirectly he also criticised those Democratic Seuators who voted for the amendments to the bid putting a tax on cotton and other articles, contending that their course was a radical departure from the tenets of .'Democracy. "A new doctrine of Democracy is now proclaimed,"said the Senator from Texns, "Inviting Democratic ^Senators into the camp of the enemy~to ".sing hosannas to the monstrous bounties of the bill. For? tunately," he added, "there are no Elishas here to smite Democrats w'th such blindness." Senator Rawlins, of Utah, was inclined to take offense "at this. lie had voted with the Republicans the day before, and now Inquired: "Tu whom does tho'Secator allude!1" "Every man may wear the garment if it fits him," responded Mr. Mills. "If it does not he may throw it aside " The phillipic by Stnator Mills abound? ed iu simile, metaphor and Biblical quo? tations, lie began by denouncing the Intent of the hill as being to raise "a moustrous trust fund," wrung by legis? lative rapine from the labor and sweat of the taxpayer, for distribution amoug favored beneficiaries. "It Is a bill of confiscation,'' he declar? ed, "and yet, when an explanation is asked concerning these exorbitant rates, the only answer given is, 'What are you going to do about It?' , "I warn you," continued Senator M!lls, impressively, "that for all these things God "will- bring you into judgment. There Is a tribunal whose door is always open, in 1800 a similar tar ill ant fell like a bubonic plague on the country, and the tribunal ol the people put the Republican party in quarantine." The effect of this bill, Senator Mills declared, would be to swell the value of manufactured products to the extent of billions of dollars, which~would be taken from the pockets of the masses. He hoped this protest would arou?e the in dignation of the American people. Re? curring to party platforms, he said many elforts had been made to ".lead Democracy away from its fundamental opposition to a proteoXt"<ttariff and to make it "walk blindfolded afe the Republican party as the advocate of class legislation." Democratic Seuators who had voted for a duty on cotton were next arraigned for opposition to the unequivocal declara? tions of delegations from their Stntes in national conventions against a protective tariff.and after reviewing many State and national Democratic platforms, declared that a man could not be a Democrat who did not support the doctrine that a tariff must be limited to revenue only. "Freest application of natural laws," he continued, "free trade, free men, free press, free religion, were the aspirations of our early 'athers. With this freedom of trade realized, with taxation on wealth as it ought to be. then'there will be the real* prosperity of natural, God-given laws. " But Instead of that has come the gradual building up or a plutocracy of wealth." 1 tijjtM ;| Z The Senator also gives tables showing the vast fortunes of a few Individuals, who were, he said, to receive the benefits of this bill. This led him to speak of the "daughters of millionaires fatted like heifers" and sent abroad in quest of titles. When' the vast fortunes had iKen built up by unjust taxation, then ho said, these daughters were "put on the mar? ket, hawked and peddled, sold for Prin? cesses and Dimnesses.and Countesses and Marcnlonesses, and all other 'esses.' And hero is Congress legislating the money to pay for these trips abroad." If the American poople accepted this condition, he said, then they were not worthy of self-government. He closed with the ominous prediction that the abandonment of Democratic simplicity would bting-forth out of the dark some hlstorian'?to write the chapter on the I "decline'and fall of the great American people." MARSHALL & WENDELL UPRIGHT PIANO $275, EASY PAYMENTH. NO INTEREST. One slightly used Marshall Wendell upright piano iu fancy wood, full size 7 1-3 octaves, irood as new, warranted five years,foi $275, on easy payments,without interest, at Hohbie Piano Co., Ealem ave? nue, near Commerce street. ANOTHER CANDIDATE. Washington, June 10.?News reached here to-day to the effect that an unknown negro this morning nttempted to commit an assault on Mrs. Elizabeth Moody near Roslyn. Va. BETTER LATE THAN NEVER. Chicago, Juno 10.?Peter L. Hoist, born in Norway ninety-two years ago, applied to day for his first naturalization papers. He is thought to 'he the oldest applicant In this country. ?ANOKE. VA., FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 181 tstst .^?.?.t^*>,?!r,?j/rt,M.ii'?.y ttzxx Don't Buy a Bicycle...... .JlfST d ec a its k pome anxious healer tells you it is the .bkst. Ten chances to one he's looking fok personal .profit. Doesn't that suit your case ?'you ask. Well, .wk admit we are looktno for the dollars; but we've .always found it to ray retter in the long run to .,.give an honest equivalent. . Don't take our word for the quality of. CLEVELAND a8kt,le kideks: see what good prices they bring at DIOVOI CO I second-hand; then come in and our task will rk an DluT lllXO i easy one. The '90 Cleveland with '97 tires, saddle, .pedals and handle rar at $05 is the greatest value .for the money ever shown in this city. we received .'..two Wednesday and sold them Thursday. You will .be sorry if you pay $50, $G0 op. $100 for any other .Bicycle after once getting a glimpse of this record . ."..breaker at $05. ROANOKE CYCLE CO., Agents, 108 Salem Ave. S.W. GOL. HUGER DEAD. He Passed Away Last Night at His Home in This City. Col. Frank linger, .superintendcnt'of transportation of the Norfolk and West? ern railway, died lust night at 12 o'clock nt his residence [in this city, corner *of Ninth avenue and Henry street, 'aged CO years, from a stroke of apoplexy. Last night he entertained callers until a lute hour and retired in his usual good health, but shortly afterwards was at? tacked. Medical aid was . hastily summoned, but before Dr. Buckner, the "family phy? sician, had arrived,'he passed nway.^gfj^ Col. Huger was one of 'the oldest offi? cers of the Norfolk and Western railway ami served with honor and distinction as colonel in the "^Confederacy during the late war. He is perhaps oue of 'the best known men in the ?State of Virginia and his death will be a great shock to all who knew him. The funeral arrangements had not been made last 'night, and will be announced later. Last Ghrlatmns'lie had a very severe at? tack of illness, which lasted about three months, but had been 'gradually recover? ing and was thought to khave entirely re? gained his strength. FAVORABLE TO THE TRUST. Washington, June 10.?Senator Vest said to-night that there was some doubt in the Senate as to what the new sched? ule did for tho sugar trust, but there was no doubt at all in Wall Street,where this afternoon the price of Sugar~stock jump? ed between $4 and $5 per share as soon as it was learned what the new schedule contained. HAVANA'S GOVERNOR RESIGNS. Havana, June 10.?General Leono, the military governor of Havana, has resign? ed in disgust and expects to leave the island on June !50. Be regards Weyler's early recall as quite probable, anil thinks either Blanco or .Lopez Dominguez will be his successor. " NEW SUGAR SCHEDULE. Washington, Juno 10.?The Senate reached the sugar schedule of the tariff hill this afternoon and the new schedule of the Republican caucus was substituted for the original one. The debato on tne substitute began at once. Senator Aid rich was not able to take charge of the bill, so Mr. Allison will continue his leadership. THE FARCE KNUED, Washington, June 10.?Broker Chan man's term of imprisonment ended at 12 o'clock to-night. He left at once for New York. AN EXPERT FORGER. Alexandria, Va., June 10.?J. Stanley Dodge was committed to jail here this morning charged with forgery on fifteen different counts. THREE NEW MINISTERS. Washington, June 10.?Before starting for NashviI)Ji yesterday President McKin? ley sent the following nominations to the Semite: To he envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary of the United States?Henrv L. Wilson.of Washington, to Chili: William F. Powell, of New Jer sye, to Hniti; John C. A. Lcishman, of Pennsylvania, to Switzerland. John F. Gowey. of Washington to be consul gen? eral at Kanauawa, Japan. iLia-ISE LEFT'A BIG ESTATE. Chicago, June 10.?An inventory of the estate of tho late E. Kellogg Beach was filed In court to-dav and shows property valued at $1.225,000. BANK WRECKERS INDICTED. Minneapolis, June 10.?The grand jury to-day returned indictments agtlnst A. C. llnughen. president; J. H. Field, cashier, and Directors A. E. Johnson and Olaf Scarl, of the defunct Washington State Bank, for "borrowing" inoney.Irom that institution. SULLIVAN IN WAR PA INT. BufTalo, June 10?John L. Sullivan ar? rived here this evening and says he will sec Fitstmmons hero personally for the purpose of challenging Mm. straw hats in abundance for the hot Summer hays. E v k 15 y style and shape worth having. From 250 up. GILKESON Sc TAYLOR. No Monetary Commission Bill Can Pass That Body. THE HOUSE IS WILLING TO ES? TABLISH THE COMMISSION, BUT THE SENATE WILL VOTE AGAINST IT AT THIS SESSION?A PROPOSITION TO ESTABLISH A PERMANENT SUBURBAN^HOME FOR THE PRESIDENT AT ROCK HILL PARK, 'NOW OWNED BY THE GOVERNMENT. Washington, .Inno 10.?(Special.)?The fate ol the tariff bill is no 'onger regarded as uncertain. It will not only pass, hut sooner than its most optimistic Iriends be? lieved a week airo. The Hues are not be? ing closely drawn nnd after the passage of the tariff hill there seems to be a ma? jority in favor of a tariff commission that will take the question out of politics. The plan of the administration to pass a hill authorizing the ^appointment of a currency commission cannot, however, pass the Senate. The assertions which have been made to the effect that the President intended to send .to Congress, as scon as the tariff*bill has passed the Senate, a message recommending the ap? pointment of a monetary commission, are doubtless true, hut it will.be one thing far the President to recommend and another for Congress to act. The passage of the necessary law through the House is. cf course, a mere matter of form, so that the assurance which Speaker Reed has given to the President of co-operation will be realized so far as the lower branch is concerned. In the Senate, however, there will be a different tale to tell. "There will be no monetary commis? sion authorized at this sesslou of Con? gress," said Senator Jones, of Arkansas, yesterday. "You can put down that for a fact. 1 do not care whether we stay until next December; there will be no legislation of that kind at this session." A majority of the Democrats echoed Senator .1 ones' statement. "If an at? tempt is made to force a monetary com? mission," said Seuator Gorman, "we will be here in the dog days and," he added, significantly, "perhaps later." Vive years ago Rock Creek Park wns established by the government at a cost of $1,200,000 and it has been seriously questioned whether this money was not practically wasted. Louis P. Shoemaker now wauts to have it utilized for a coun? try home for the President, in this he has the support of a good many Congress men and Senators. In support of this interesting suggestion he said: "Mr. Linco'u years ago took up a resi? dence during n portion of the year at the Soldiers' Home Mr. Harrison more re? cently did likewise. ?'Mr. Cleveland established a suburban honte during both of bt? terms of oflice, and It is now reported in the newspapers that Mr. McKinley has taken a hou<e upon a farm in Virginia, and rather re? mote from the White House. All this indicates very clearly, I think, the neces? sity for a permanent suburban home to be occupied by the President of the Uni? ted States, at least during the spring and autumn, and indeed durintr the summer, as perhaps the business of the govern? ment may require him to remain in or near Washington. Therefore I desive to submit another reason on behalf of tho Government why Sixteenth street should be opened, and to suggest that CoDgress should be requested by our District com? missioners or through our hoard of trade to not oidy open this street for travel ami thereby develop Rock Creek Park, which is of no use to the people at present, but that a committee shall be appointed to select n site along the line of said street, within the limits of the park, of at least I 100 acres. In fact one might bo now de? signated, ns I happen to be very familiar with all this land, and 'I would ? suggest the site of the old Crystal Springs Hotel, less than two and one-half miles from the White House, ami less than one mile from Mount Pleasant. This location possesses not only many natural advantages, but is, in my judgment, admirably well suit? ed as a proper place upon which to estab? lish a suburban homo ;for the President of the United States. 'Congress should also direct the pres? ent park commission of the city of Wash? ington to take charge of the tract so se? lected or designated and to make nil nec? essary improvements in the. way of devel? oping its existing exceptional natural beauties |y laying out such roads and pathways as may he needed. Nothing need bo expended by the Government for trees and shrubbery, as the natural fea? tures of this tract'aro such that. Hue all of Rock Creek Park, It require- -imply development, and I hope these [great nat? ural advantages will b? retained as far as possible. Of course I think that Con? gress ought to appropriate at least one hundred thousand dollars for building purposes, which will, I believe, be suffi? cient lor a suitable home structure, and this would be less than the cost of a site elsewhere; but I only now urge thai a portion of the Park shall be set aside for this purpose by Congress nnd that the landscape be improved.1' NOBLE'S ACCOUNTS. Did He Doctor His Books and Fool Expert Jacobs ? The statement made by Mr. Gtt}, of the financo committee, at the last meeting of the City Council that discrepancies amounting to about $2,000 have already been discovered in tho accounts of ex City Auditor W. A. Noble suggested an in? vestigation, and without going into de? tails or carrying the investigation iurther than the surface some very significant facts have come to light. In 1805 the Council deemed it advisable to have tho books of the city oilices checked up and Mr. E. 13. Jacobs was employed to do this re-checking. His re? port, which was submitted ou Julv 1, 1895, says: "With the exception of tho few clerical errors mentioned in the foregoing report, the annual statements submitted are cor? rect. I attach copies of the same. I re? gard the system of accounts in tho audi? tor's ollice as being a very good one, and meets with the requirements of the de I partment. Tho books aro neatly kept; the information is given in such dotall that it can be verified at any time, and the percentage of errors In the work has been, as the report shows, quite small, indeed. As many of the forms and meth? ods of accounting were introduced by the auditor, it is certainly crodttable to him that I am able to say I found the work in such good shape." To guard against irregularities, there was a resolution offered by the finance committee at the same time this report was offered, that all warrants issued by the auditor should .bo countersigned by the clerk of the coiiLcil. This would pre? vent any mistake,or Inaccuracy, as the clerk would In this manner be fully aware of all amounts paid, and to whom. The investigation now being conducted bv Mr. McClanabau reveals all discrepan? cies prior to the dato of Mr. Jacobs' re? port, which showed everything in good condition and correct. The present in? vestigation was started from the time of Mr. Jacobs' report, but in or^er to make the check complete it wns found to be necessary to go back to the commence? ment of Mr. Noble's Incumbency, and accordingly the work of Mr. Jacobs has been gone over with the result as stated above. These facts aro rather significant. Mr. Noble's friends claim that he 's giving himself no concern and that they believe the present Investigation will not amount to anything in the end. Several very perplexing questions arise, namely: Was Mr. ^Jacobs' re check accurate? It certainly seemed so at tin time it was made and, if correct, which In all proba? bility It was, the books certainly must have been so doctored as to conceal any irregularities. Then, if his report was correct and there wore no Irregularities why should tho Council think it advisable to have this same work re-checked!' The expert who is at work now has made no statement publicly as to the re suP of his investigation and there is a iloubt entertained by many as to whether or uot nuy discrepancy of a great amount will be reported. It is perfectly evident I to everyone coucerned that in view of the fact.of Mr. .Jacobs' report showing every? thing in good condition and Mr. McClan ahan's showing irregularities-amounting to about $2,300 in the same accounts that there is something radically wrong some? where. The Council should keep their eyes open ami as soon as the present check is complete, should lay the blame where it belongs. Mr. Noble is at present in Pennsylvania. We manufacture our own buggies and sell direct to the user. Our prices ranue from $40 to $100 Virginia Carriage Co. FOUND DEAD IN BED. .. Alderson, W. Va., -Tun? 10.(?Spttf ial.) ?Ned Campbell, of this place, was totind dead in bis bed this morning. REPRIEVE FOR DC RR A NT. San Francisco, June "10.?Theottore Durrant, thu murderer of Blanche La mont, was reprieved to -.lay by Governoi I Budd, who named July 0 as the .day the sentence is to bo carried out. EVANS MHOS. CASE UP. Wythevllle, Va., June 10.?(Special ) - In the court of appeals to-day the case of the Rankers' Loan and Investment Com? pany vs. Romish und others was argued and submitted. Argument was l>egun in the case of Evans Bros. v*. the Ronnoke Savings Hank, an nppeal from the corporation court of the city of Roanoke. TWO TELEGRAMS. The first over sent by the Nikola Tesla method, and from two very different spheres. The one from "Mi. Mars,'' for a pair of those Tan Calf Bals at $1.98 and another from "Mrs. Venus" for a pair of j those $1 Oxfords, both directed to the j headquarters of "Shoedom," the l'onnoke .Shoe Company. These orders were both I duly accepted and could be filled to the ! letter?but tho facilities for transporta? tion are wanting. Tho firm awaits ship plug directions. In the meantime this i up to dato" linn stands ready to fit any foot upon this mundane spheie at rock bottom prices. Retter get in and get fitted before they In gin active business with these aerial climes, where McKinley prosperity, tariff and reciprocity cut no figure. Never a better time than now, while they overload a dollar with value. Even tho Saturday night meeting don't muku them forget the children and they offer tho nicest child's shoe ever seen for 50 cents nor pair. THE ROANOKE SHOE COMPANY always do business. Bread,Rolls,Cinnamon Runs, hot every evening. J. J. Catogni. PRICE 3 CENTS POLICE MADE ITA DRAW. M?her and Sharkey Arrested in the Seventh Round. EACH HAD SCORED A KNOCK? DOWN?UNSATISFACTORY END? ING OF THE FIGHT BETWEEN TOE BIG FELLOWS, WHICH WAS WITNESSED BY 10,000 PEOPLE. TONS OP MONEY BET [ON THE IRISH LAD AT ODDS OF '$100 TO $70-REFEREE DECIDED IN AC? CORDANCE WITH A PREVIOUS AGREEMENT. New York, June 10.?Peter Maker and Tom Sharkey fought last night at the Palace Athletic Club tor a $15,000 purse. At the-eud ol the seventh round the po? lice interfered, and the contest resulted in a most unsatisfactory draw. Never in the history of th*? ring has there been such an enormous attendance at a boxing bout in this vicinity. '.There wore 10,000 persons squeezed into the big building at 107th street und Lexington avenue, re? cently transformed into a fistic arenu by the Palace Athletic Club, under the man? agement of William A. Brady. A more representative cougrouation of well-known sporting men has never wit? nessed a boxing mill than that, which as? sembled at the clubhouse. The cpiantity of money which would have changed hands had the boat resulted lin favor "of either man is well up in six figures. That there would bo police interference if the men fought hard was feared by the majority of those who purchased tickets. Maker was a big favorite, but there seemed to be plenty of money ou Sharkev at the odds of ICO to 70. When they began operations, Maher's advantage in height and reach was very marked. Sharkey's style of leaving him? self open when stepping away caused a good deal of comment, and it was easily seen that Maher was in no hurry (o mix matters, as he evidently'preterred to size his man up, and he looked as If he were holding back for a good opening. Maher wore an anxious look from the very beginning o* the bout, and his eyes had a very wild and hunted expression iu them. The boxing was very tame for five, rounds, neither man showing a mark. Iu the sixth round Sharkey, with a well directed straight right on the mouth, sent Peter sprawling half way through the ropes, where he struggled for five sec? onds betoru he regained his feet. As Maher wns'gottlng up, Sharkey rushed toward him, but was called hack by Choynski, who was evidently afraid that the sailor might commit a foil. Ton second later^tho gong ended the sixth I round, and when Maher returned to his ] corner ho spat out a lot of blood. Shar i key's friends, when they saw this, yelled, I -'First blood for Sharkey," and there was a great deal of cheering. The seventh round was nearly com? pleted when Maher, af tor getting In some good blows on Sharkey, sent the latter'to the floor near the ropes with a left iu the w ind and a right swing on the jaw. Tom got up again inside of five seconds and rushed into a clinch. ?? In this clinch Maher kept working his light ou the body, and wbeu the gong sounded neither heeded the warning of the timekeeper, hut kept*on hit.ting each other. One of Maher's seconds rushed over and grabbed Maher. While he was trying to pull the big fellow away Shar? key swung his right on the second's face, dazing him. By this time the house was in an upronr and there were cries of "Foul!" from tho partisans of both men. The din was terrific, but was increased ten-fold when Inspector McLaughlin or? dered the police to nrrest all those con? cerned in the tight. Policemen in uni? form swarmed Into tho ring ano 'a num? ber of detectives also climbed though the ropes. Tho principals wore the first to be placed under arrest, nnd thee the seconds and referee were told to accompany tho otllcers. While all this Was going ou the thousands of spectators were clamoring for a decision from the referee, who was busily engaged arguing with the officers who surrounded him. Finally it was made known that Referee Colvilh? had decided to ca.l the bout a "draw." It was said that over '$-10,000 was taken in at the box olllco, and, judging from the number of people in the house, this was a very conservative estimate. Large delegates fro>n the principal'cit cootlnued on fourth puge TBE WKATHKU. Forecast for Virginia: Fair; warmer; northerly wind?, becoming VHrirtbla. 3 THE OLD RELIABLE ?8 <8 ?8 i <* _ i* ESTABLISHED IN 1859. I PIANOS jjj LV inULIUIIkU .11 IUVVI 3 27,000 AUK NOW IM USX * KNDOP.SK!> 11Y TIIK j* *> UIUHK8T AUTHOK1TIKS. ft ft Robbie |)iano Co. SOLE DEALERS. Factory frlo* at Katy I'nyinonts > jj ?*! No Ioter?at! Jfc *????????????????????????*