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lias. Lunsforfl&Soii, The Pioneer Agents. Represent tho largest foreign and American companies. Twenty years' experience as agents and adjusters; also issue surety bouds. Commercial National Bank Building, Ground Floor. We have a nice lot of Split Bamboo and lance Wood .... Fishing Rods**?* That we wish to close out at cost. Our cost is as low as cash can buy. See our line and prices on Hammocks. NELSON & MYERS, Hardware Dealers, 207 COMMERCE STREET. Agents for Fairbank's Scales. - Money to Loan, - Parties desiring to borrow money -in small loans runt!in? from $200 -to $600 from the iJynchburg Per -petual Building and Loan Com -pany on Improved Ronnoke city -real estate will call and Hie uppll -cations with J.W. BOSWELL, Agent, 110* Jefferson Street. GREECE DEFEATED AT LAST. Greece has met with a great defeat and van be literally wiped from the fi?cc of the %arth by tho use ol Crystal Spring or Magic City soap. Send twenty wrappers to your grocer and get a cake of either brand free of charge. EBfctift CRYSTAL SPUING SOAP CO. Our prices are always special, and we can at any time meet competitors both in prices and grade of goods. We do straight, legitimate business and give good values. J. E. ROGERS & CO. Coming and Going. Dr. W. C. Campbell returned yesterday from attending the closing exercises of Hatnpdeu-Sidney College. W. S. Trink le, of Wythevlllo, was In the city yester iay. Lawrence S. Davis left yesterday on a pleasure trip to Anderson, S. C. , Mrs. T. A. "Wharton and children, of Abingdon, arrived in the city yesterday aud will spend some time with Mrs. Wharton's father. C. C. Tallaferro. * Capt. Cabell Childress, of Christians burg, was in the city yesterday N. Matthews, a student of Roanoke College, left yesterday for his home in Charleston, S. C. R M. Eckols, traveling auditor of the Norfolk and Western railway, returned yesterday from a trip over the western division ofrthe road. Devon's Orchestra left yesterday for Blacksburg,where they played at the clos? ing german last night. CRITICALLY ILL. Mrs. W. C. Walstrum, wife of W. C. Walstrum, superintendent of the Norfolk and Western telegraph lines, was taken violently 111 .ibout 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon and as we go to press she is re? ported no better and not expected to live through the night. Mrs. Walstrum hos hoeu subject to violent ^spoils of illness, but on yesterday morning was in her usual health and spent the morning at tho late residence of Col. Frank linger. She was taken ill on her return home and the attention of three physicians failed to re1 loved her. HUSTINGS COURT. Mrs. Wir?. Nolte qualified as adminis? tratrix on the estate of her deceased hus? band. The case of John"Tyler, charged with robbing u farmer named J. B. Baker, on the 2?th of last March, occupied tno whole day yesterday [and was not con? cluded. The grand jury brought "in an indict? ment against Tom Wade for robbery. A SECOND DAUGHTER. St. Petersburg, June 11.?The Czarina has been delivered of n daughter at the PcterhofT. The first child of their majes? ties, born 'November 3, 1895, is also u daughter, the Grand Duchess Olga. If you once use it you will never again he without it. Pond's Extract is nature's own remedy for aches and pains. 25 HOUSES WANTED to supply applications now in hand to rent; well located. Call and list your property at once. LANIER GRAY, Real Estate, Rental and Insurance Agent, No. 114 Campbell avenue west. FOR SALE. AT A BARGAIN,one second-hand one hundred dollar bicycle in first class order, 23-lnch frame. E. S. GREEN, Manufacturing Jeweller, (5 Salem a.entic. Our Promise -TO CLOTHING BUYERS: HIGHEST -QUALITIES, PEUFECT FITS, LOWEST -PRICES. BROTHERHOOD MERCANTILE CO. -?-? Illustrated School Annuals^ ? ====== ? " TJte first lot of books sent have arrived. I need only say we are delightfully pleased? The Stona Printing and Manufacturing Company, Opposite Hotel Roanoke, ROANOKE, VA. EDW. L. STONE, President. CUT THIS OUT 1 and brine: it to my store on Jeffer? son street and it will be accepted as FIVE PER CENT, payment on any bill you may make. I. BA?HRACH. MARRIED AT BLACKSBURG. A Former Roanoko Pastor Embarks on the Seas of Matrimony. Blacksburg, Va., June 10.?(Special.) ? Luthoi Memorial Church was the sceuo of a beautiful marriage Wednesday after noou. The ceremony was performed by Rov. Vnstiue R. Stlckley, of the North Carolina synod, an undo of the brido. The contracting uarties were Rev. .1 nines A. Huffard, of Pulaski, Va., a former pastor of the Lutheran Church in Roa? noke, and Miss Emma V. Peters, of Blacksburg. Promptly at the hour ap? pointed, 3 o'clock, the bridal party en? tered the church amid the strains of Men? delssohn's weddiug march, skillfully reu deied by V. P. I. Orchestra. The ushers were Messrs. N. R. Stanger, H. S. Hubbert, Wulter P. Miller, and Prof. G. T. Surface. The church was beautifully decorated. The bride was very prettily attired a travelling suit. The groom and best man wore Priuce Albert suits. Immediately after the ceremony the bride aud groom left for ubristians burg, where they took the evening train for the groom's home, "Highland," near Wytheville. A large number of beauti? ful and useful presents have been re? ceived. They will return to Pulaski in about ten days, where .they will reside. Mr. Huffard will resume his work as the pop? ular pastor of the Lutueran Church at Pulaski aud also Christ Church at East Rail ford. Just Arrived! -Lahor assortment of Hats in* -sprixo and summer shapes. BROTHERHOOD MERCANTILE CO. TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY. Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to Cure. 2.1c. For sale by Cbas. Lyle. Insure Your Property ; In The Commercial Union Insurance Co. of London. Lawrence S. Davis, IiiHurance, 5 Campbell St. A METEORIC SHOWER. It was reported on tho streets yesterday that the citizens of Northwest Roanoke had a decided sensation in the shape of n shower of small pebbles, supposed to be meteors. It is further repoi ted that a lady who was standing in her yard with a saucer of strawberries in her hand had the saucer broken into fragments by one of the stones striking it. One cr two per? sons had heard others speak of the phe? nomena, hut the woman who had the saucer broken, or any uody else who saw the shower. couldV not be found, which might be accounted for on the ground of tho occurrence being at such tin early hour. WHY THE POOR SUFFER. The following is the price list paid sowing women in oue of New York's great "sweat" shops: Oversleeves, 12 1-2 conts per dozen. Ladies' wrappers, ,75 cents to $1 per dozen. Ladies' waists, $1 to $1.15 per dozen. Overalls, SOjcjnts to $1 per dozen. Butchers' aprons, $1 tc $?.25 per dozen. White skirts, two flounces, tucked and embroidered, $1.25 per dozen. White aprons, four-inch hem and three tucks, 30 cents per dozen. "For three years we have never been without Chamberlnin's Colic. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy in the house," says A. H. Patter, with E. C. Atkins & Co., Indianapolis, Ind.', "and my wife would as soon think of being without, flour as a bottle of this remedy in the summer sea? son. We have used it with nil three of our children and it has never failed to cure?not simply stop pain, but cure ab? solutely. It is all right, and anyone who tries it will lind it so." For sale by H C. Barnes, "He puts up prescriptions." Bread,Rolls,Cinnamon Buns, hot every evenins. J. J. Catogni. TAB Pioneer FRrnitDre Dealers. - WE ARE THE LEADERS IN LOW PRICES, und -keep on hand at all times n large and woll-solected stock -of Furniture, Carpets, Curtains, Wall Paper, Glass and -Queensware, and in fact all of the latest novelties to be -found in a modern housofumishing establishment. - For up-to-date goods' at the lowest rock-bottom prices -we are the people. - " Seeiug is believing," sb give us a call before placing -your order. The E. H. Stewart Furniture Company The Ooly First-class S3 House In Town. Bleotrle Lights and Bell? In Bach Koom. Newly Papered ami Painted. Capacity ISO. J. J. COX, Proprietor, ROANOKE, VA. Baggage Transferred Free.Opposite Passenger Depot. Also We Have Recently Attached to Our Hotel a First-clas3 Lunch Counter That Will Please The Most Fas? tidious. Our Specialty is York Riv?r Oysters on the Half-Shell. CLEVELAND PLAYERS GUILTY. Jury Settle the Fato of Sunday Baseball in That City. Clveland, Ohio, June 11.?Tbo jury in the ease of John Powell, the member of the Cleveland baseball club, charged with playing baseha'l on Sunday, nud also ex? hibition game, returned a venlict cf guilty in both counts at noon to day. The deliberation of the jury lasted from 7 o'clock ln?t evening until .noon to-day. This settles the fate of Sunday baseball in Cleveland. ' ELEVATOR BURNED AT CHICAGO. Chicago, June 11.?The elevator at the junction of Forty-llfth street and Rhode Islnnd railway, was destroyed by fire ta night. The los3 is about ?125,000, cov? ered by insurance. PRESIDENT OF HOI) A R r~COLLEGE. Geneva, N. Y., June 11.?Robert Ellis Jones, rector of All Angels' Church, New York, was to day elected president of IIo bart College. CHICAGO MARKETS. The leading futures ranged as follows: Wheat? Open. High. Low. Close July. September.... Corn? July., September .... Oats July. September... Pork July . September.7.50 Lard? July. 3.50 September.15.00 Ribs? July. 4.20 September.4.25 081 03} 246 25* 17* 7.40 00 g 04J 28* l8g 18r 7.50 7.00 3.50 3.00 4.25 4.30 08} 24| 201 17-i 7.40 7.50 3.47 3.00 4.20 4.25 Olli 04i 25* 203 18? 18* 3.50 3.00 4.22 4.30 Summer Law Lectures UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA. July I to ADg.3i; 1HD7 Course Includes 36 lecture* by Mr Justice Hurlitn, of U 8. Sunromc Court. Fur catalogue, u??n-iis It. C. MINOK, StcrrAary, Charlottcavillc, Vo. Bp Butterick Patterns are the Standard of Fashion. They always fit, Immediate preparation is imperative. Our new store is large, airy and cool. While it is always thronged with buyers there's plenty of room?comfortable room for^, thousand at a time. There are many and unusually big values for. buyers this week at the people's "Big Store." One price to everybody. SPECIAL. One case fine Gnus Linon Batiste, with beautiful colored lace stripes, 22 inches wide, 15 styles to pick from?one of the most stylish dress fabrics of the present sense n?has not sold before for less than 25c, special price 17 cents. Wash Goods. Playing havoc with prices here. Tre? mendous heaps of pretty things, with four to half a dozen men eternally busy cutting them for OARCr buyers. One enso oi flue Doided Dimity in black, navy and electric blue, with pretty white figures, dots anil '"wavy" designs?the 12 l-2o sort?special at 8 cents. Special styles for waists in the new Fm pic-. Greens and Beds?the latest tilings, 12 1-2 cents. Case beautiful Imported Scotch Lappet Mulls, 12 l-2c, formerly 18 cent,-?. Bee the great line of Lattice Striped Lawns, now going at 10c, worth 1" cents. Sec I bo *5 styles pretty corded Lawn's and plain Organdie Duchesse, 32-inch? anything in the lot lor (i 1-1 cents. Corsets Another case of those elegantly made "Summer" corsets, only 25 cents. Just opened a case of most excellent corsets, made by "R. & G " makers- a great and good corset, good enough for 75 cents, here 50 cents. A whole case of the justly famous R. & (r. Corsets just in; there are few $1 corsets that equal this, here only 75 cents. Towels. India linen Specials. 100 pieces India Linen, in" 21-yard piece?, to be sold only by the niece at lowest wholesale prices?pieces will not be cut?a great opportunity here fi?r fam? ilies and individuals who have need for quantity?7 3 4c, 9 l-2c, 11 l-2c, 14c and 10 l-2o per yard; there's big economy here. Big Huckaback Towels, warranted all linen, worth 12 1 2c, special nc 10 cent.-.. Extra heavy nil linen Damask Towel", generous size, ought to be 15 cents, only 10 cents. Special value in fine bleached Hucka? back Towels at 10 cents each, worth 25 cents. 100 dozen extra heavy all linen crepe towels, worth 8 cents each, for 30 cents per half dozen. Good bath towels, 25 cents per half dozen. Big Turkish Bath Towels at 10 cents each. Extra values in fine bleached TurKish Towels at 12 l-2e, 22c and 37 1 2 cents. Extra grade fine bleached cotton tow? els, excellent for tho bath, closing at 8 cents each. White Goods. 32-inch India Lawu, 5 cents. Good Nainsook Checks, ? cents. Fine Nainsook Satin Stripes only Sc, worth 12 1-2 cents. Pretty Plaid Muslins, special at 8 cents. Pretty lace stripes, ?he 17c 3ort, 12 1-2 cents. New India Linens, great values, 8c, 10c,-12 1 2c, 15c aud 17 cents. Pretty Dotted Swiss, 12 1 2c, 15c, 20c and 25 cents. Fine White Organdie, 2 yards wide, greatest values you ever saw, 25c, 33c aud 3!) cents. Special in fine Organdie. 2 yards wide, our former B2 1 2c grade, now 50 cents. Fine white dress Ducks for reefer suits and separate skirts, 10c and 12 1-2 cents. Linen Suitings. Stationery.? Table Linens. Domestics. Handkerchiefs. Ladles' pure linen H. S. Handkerchiefs, 11 and l-'J inch hems, 12 1-2 cents. Ladies' H. S. and embroidered white handkerchiefs, a late thing, 12 1 2 cents. Beautiful embroidered handkerchiefs ;tt 1 <'<? and 12 1-2 cents. Gents1 large II. S. Handkerchiefs, with pretty colored borders, the usual 8 cent sort, only 5 cents each. Gent9' large white II. S. Handkerchiefs for C certts. The celebrated Merrimack Shirting Prints, in the pretty light styles for shirt waists and wrappers, only -1 cents. Columbia Chambiuy Prints, in both shirting and dress styles, only 4 cents. 16 pieces 30 Inch Percale from the 8c and 10c sort, to close at (1 cents. Try Southern Shirtings for boys and men's shirts, the pretty summer styles are now ready, usually 10c, now 8 cents. Celebrated Edinboro Cheviot shirtings for bows' and men's wear, 10 cents. Awning striped Tickings thnt were 20c, to close at 15 cents. There's big business going on now in oui Linen Department. Some of the at? tractions are: 00-inch Cream Linen Damask, only 33c. 54-inch Linen Damask, full 3-4 bleached, 25 cents. ?0 inch Turkey Red Damask, the best of the 25c sort,here only 21 cents. 04-inch line bleached Damask, special at 60 cents, worth 02 1-2 cents. 58 Inch extra heavy all linen bleached Damask, on y 39 cents. 00-inch soeclal weight Damask for ho? tels and boarding houses, r.n everlasting wearer, 05 cents. til Inch soft bleached German Damask, elegant, T5 cents. 72-inch fine bleached Gorman Damask, proper value si.25, special $1 u yard. Special in huge all linen napkins at $1.12 1-2 per dozen. Three big values in large napkins at $1.50, $1.73 and $2 pur dozen. If you want to be "In the swim" you must have a Linen Crash Suit. There's a continual cutting of them at our ston-. 10 pieces Pure Linen Handspun Crash for separate mskirts, sold formerly for 37 l-2c?special prico 25 cents. Linen homespun suitings, 30-inches wide, at 15:, and 19 cents. Fine Linen, with Chenile Cords is one of the newest and nobbiest, 19 cents. "Old Fashioned" dress linens at 12 1 2c, 17c, 25c and 33c. Gents' Furnishings. One case or gents' fine Balbriggan shirts, French finished neck, long ribbed culls, only 25 cents. Drawers to match, 25 cents. Two gross washable club ties, 5c each. Three uross washable club ties, made of tho finest imported gingham, only 10c. actually worth 15 cents. Laundered percale shirts, with two detachable collais, 50 cents. Boys' French Balbriggan shirts, all sizes, 25 cents. Drawers to match in both knicker bocker and full lengths, 25 cents. j:R!?2r.*?SE2 .'HUStUEZX? fl The "Cosmopolitan Cabinet" contains large package of paper and four packs of envelopes, only 19 cents, wcrth 35 cents. Big pound package fine paper, 10c. Superior grade envelopes, 0 1-4 Inches, two packs for 5 cents. Mammoth pencil tablets, 5 cents. Good box paper containing 24 sheets and 24 envelopes, only 5 cents a box. Fine linen finished paper and envelopes at 10 cents a box. Egyptian Antique Is something nice and up to date, being sold here in Roan oke for 50c a box, our price 22 cents a box. For the little Ones. Infants' fine gauze vests low neck and] sleoveless, silk trimmed, size 1 to 5, only I 12 1 2c. Little boys' fine white cotton socks,! 12 l-2c. I Little boys' fine fast black socks, 12 1-21 cents. little items. Kid Gloves. Famous Trefouwc Kid Cloves In pearl gray, white and cream, with both self and black embroidered backs, button and clasp fastenings, fitted ami guaranteed, only $1 a pair. Ladies' Collars and Cuffs. We have just received a big line of new things In Ladles' Collar-* and cuffs, stylos and sizes foi everybody. Collars, IOC, 12 l-2c and 17 cents. Cuffs, 17c, 20c and 25c. Chemisette, with or without collar, 25 cents each. Dr. I. W. Lyons' tooth powder, 19 cents. Brown's French dressing Jor Indies' and children's shoes. 8 cents. Sweet Maiden Soap, three large white cakes in box, 12 1-2 cents. Good bristle shaving brushes, 10 cents. Large Palm Fans, 10 (tents per dozen. Satin palm fans, all sizes, 4 for 5 cents, or three for 5 cents, 2 for 5 cents. ?. Dig bottle good Bay Rum. 10 cents. Florida water, large size, 10 cents. Elite Talcum Powder, ouly 10 cents. White Celluloid Hair Brushes, all pure bristle, 20c and 37 1-2 cents. "Florence" Hair Brushes, so'id backs, pure bristle, only 25 cents. Colgate's Antiseptic Dental Powder, 17 cents. Large Stockinet Dress Shie'ds.10cents. Excellent steel scissors, 25 cents. The new braid-collar stiffening, 10 per yard. Clark's Celebrated "Mile-End" Crochet cotton, 5 cents. Clark's ''Mile-End" Darning cotton, two spools 'or 5 cents. Ladies! Satin Hose supporters, 19c pair. Boys' and misses' hose supporters, black and white, lOo pair. Ladies' belts, extra lengths, 30 to 40 inches,-42c enoh. Red belts, beauties. 25c, aud 39 cents. White Kid Belts, 25 cents. This elegant trunk Is the trunk of tb* people, for the people. It is large anal roomy and very strongly made. It b extra long steel clamps, 12 Inche stra; Hinges, covered tray?and every other feature of goodness. 82 inch, $3.50, 34-inch, $3.75. 30 inch, $4. Special departments for trunks on sec end floor, west side. We have the larg est line of trunks in any retail house Virginia. Theie are now in stock to . lect from eighty-one different styles . sizes?an uverago saving of one-third assured. $1.68"to$10 each. Free deliT ery to all parts of the city. Gome and See Our New Store. WATT, RETTEW & CLAY'