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A WELCOME GUEST.
AI. G. Field to Open the 'Academy's
AI. G. Field and his big white Minstrel
Company ot sixty people will, as usoal,
open the Academy's season, appearing
here August 10. Among the names on
the roster ot this super-best of all min?
strel organizations are the Cornalla fam?
ily of lady and gentlemen acrobats. Their
performance is entirely different from ail
others and the salary the] receive is equiv?
alent to that paid to many entire compa?
nies. The De Veilliers, French panto
mimists, gioteBque dancers, etc., are
another European importation who make
AI. G. * ielrt.
their first American appearance with
this show. Then there are O. Judd
Manolu nnd Lnfelet Miller, acrobatic
combines, and Oll'e Youug, who made
such a tremendous hit with this com?
pany last season, presenting a still
stronger'act of ambidexterity. Dan'Qnin
lan still graces the interlocutor's chair
and has gone a step hlcner, as his name
appears on the bills as assistant man?
ager. Billy Van, AI. G. Field, Do. Quig
ley, Tommy Donnelly and the Madrigal
boys go to make up the big bill.
Of a Strike Caused by Employing Negro
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 6.?The strike at
the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, which
threw 1,400 employes out yesterday, be?
cause white girls rtfused to be placed by
the side of colored women,came to an un?
expected end to-day.
The Textile Union met early in the
day. It seemed as if a general strike
would ensue, ns no one thought the
authorities of the mill would give in. A
committee was appointed to wait on
President Elsas and demand the removal
of all negrc laborers. This was agreed
to, and a compromise was made by which
the strikers agreed to work extra hours,
if necessary. To-morrow the negroes
will be marched out nnd Monday the
strikers will get to work again.
The strikt has caused a big flurry
among the working classes of the Sout'\
ANOTHER GRAND JURY.
Parsons, W. Va., Aug. (5. ?The third
grand jury has been summoned in the
Eastham case and it is expected that
they will begin their investigation to?
morrow morning. Owing to a number
living far back In the country ,they could
not get together to-day.
St. Louis, Aug. (J.? Umpire ITnr*t,
who was arrested here last night, for
throwing a beer glass into a crowd at
Cincinnati and seriously injuring a spec?
tator, was released this aftsrnocn on bail
of $500, tho Cincinnati authorities not
having come for him.
MINER KILLED. 1
Hinton, W. Va., Aug. 0.?Jas. W.
Wood rum, aged 2:? years, was killed by
fallimr slate in a mine at Dimock, on
New river, to-day. Bis remains wero
brought to this city to night.
Young Becklehelmei "Sentenced for Eigh?
Christiausburg.Va., Aug. 0.?The trial
of Hints Beckleheituer frr the murder of
Milton Coleinnn in this county on tho
27th of June last began here in Mont?
gomery county court last Saturday moru
iug, the prisoner being ably defended
by Herinanj aud Colhoun and Allen L
Harless anil the- commonwealth by
Thomas L. Moore.
Every inch of ground was hotly con?
tested and to day the'jury brought In a
verdict fixing his term of imprisonment
at eighteen years in the penitentiary.
On the first ballot the jury stood 8 to 4
for murder in the first degree. The com?
monwealth's attorney announced to tho
court that he could not make out a case
agalast Holrnan Becklehelmer as acces?
sory for complicity in the crime and he
was discharged from custody along with
On the night of Sunday, June 27, at
10:30 o'clock on the road leading from
Christiansburg to ftlot, while coming
from church, Milton Coleman and nines
Becklehelmer got into a difficulty, in
which Becklehelmer received some very
severe wounds in the head and face in?
dicted by a rock in the hands of Cole
They separated then and the difficulty
was renewed about three hundred yards
up the road, whereupon Hines Beckle?
helmer fired a ball In his heart, causing
The Becklehelmers with their comrade,
a young man named Stewnrt, who fur?
nished the pistol, fled to the woods. They
were later captured aud lcdged for safe
keeping in'tho jail at this place.
FIRE NEAR BRISTOL.
Ablngdon, Ya., Aug. 0.?The store?
houses of Dr. William E. Newton, at
Wallace's Switch, was burned last nicht
about 12 o'clock. The stock, about $1,500
worth, and the house, worth about $500,
were completely burned up. There was
no insurance on the house, but $1,000 in?
surance on the uoods. The fire was cer?
tainly the work of inceudiaries, as some
of the goods were found this morning
some distance from the place. Wallace
is the first station east of Bristol.
KING GEORGE DELEGATES.
Richmond, Aue. C.?The King George
county delegates to Roanoke are In?
structed for Tyler for governor aud Elly
son tor State chairman. _
FORTY-TWO HOUSES BURNED.
Cologne, Auk. G. ? Forty two houses,
many farm buildings, quantity ol grain
and number of "cattle were destroyed by
fire yesterday evening at^the village ot
Pohlbah, in the Wittlich district. Three
of the inhabitants of the village lost their
lives during the conflagration.
PRESS RECEPTION COMMITTEE.
The press reception committee of the
Democratic convention will meet to-night
in the store of St. Clalr Bros, to take the
necessary steps toward furnishing pio
per accommodations to the members of the
press who will bo in attendance at the
convention. It is believed that there
will be at leas* thirty newspnper men iu
attendance from various sections of the
State. Ample room should bo provided
and separate desks arranged with labels
attached showing exactly what paper is
entitled to the desk. The committee is
composed of Palmer St. Clair, H. Q.
Nicholson, S. B. Pace, W. E Thomas,
Col. S. S. Brooke aud L. E. Lookabill.
The Union Stars. Jr., defeated the N.
& W., Jr., yesterday morning by a score
of 12 to 11. Batteries: Conway, Urlch
and White; Lillts, McDonald and H?tts.
The Jefferson, Richmond, Ya., is con?
ducted strictly upon the European plan
for the summer months with cafe charges
as moderate as any first-class restaurant
in the State. Good rooms can be bad for
$1.50 per day and upwards.
Strawbei ry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawberries at J. J. Catouni's.
VIGOR " MEN
Easily, Quickly, Permanently Restored
Weakness, Nervousness, Debility
^fggsan^ ,*?"? all the train of .vil*
..?*rl*Vro? or l.t.r
IciTon to erory organ
ERIE MEDICAL CO., fflftgffk'ft
SENATOR GORMAN'S RETIREMENT
He Declines to Make a Statement and
Goes to Saratoga for a Rest.
Washinaton.Ang. 0. -Senator Gorman
was In the city for a short time yester?
day, and left for New ;York,~en route to
Saratoga. He declined ^to Iruake a state?
ment touching toe report that be will
shortly announce his intention to retire
at the end of his present term in ^tho
The Senator saii that 'he had read the
interview with a Maryland ^Democrat
printed in the Post, and added: "I do
not deny it, nor have I any criticism to
make of It. As I am now about to leave
for Saratoga for a needed rest, I am not
prepared to make*auy statement on the
The Senator said ho 'would take an ac?
tive part in the coming campaign.
NOT ANDREE'S BALLOON.
The Object Adrift in the White Sea Was
a Dead Whale.
Berlin, Aug.'0.?The Lokal Anzeiger
publishes a dispatch from Vardoe, the
Norwegian island in he Arctic ccean which
says that the object seen floating in the
White Sea on July 17 by Capt.Lehman, of
the -Dutch steamer Dordrecht, and which
was believed to be the balloon in which
Prof. Andree started on Sunday, July 11,
from Amsterdam Island.in his attempt to
cross the North Pole.Jturns out) to be the
body of a whale which, floating on the
sea, bore close resemblance '.to the top of
a balloon. The whale was towed into
Tennessee Against ,the Revision of Her
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. G.?A general
election was held in this State to-day to
decide whether or not a constitutional eon
veuiton shall be held. The returns show
that the calling of a convention has been
A light vote was polled, but little in?
terest being showu, and in some voting
districts polls were not opened. In this
city, with a votiug population of 15,000,
the total vote cast was less than 1,000.
DEAD NEAR |A RAILROAD.
Stauuton, Aug. d.?The body of au
unknown negro man was found this
afternoon by ho me boys in bushes near
Buttermilk Springs, about two miles
west of Slaunton. The bo*y was lying
nenr the railroad an'1 it is supposed that
he was knocked from . the track.by a
THE TRUE REMEDY.
W. M. Repine, editor Tiskilwa, 111.,
"Chief," says: "We K-on't keep house
without Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption, Coughs and Colds. Ex?
perimented with many others, but never
got the true remedy until we used Dr.
King's New Discovery. No other remedy
can take its place in our home, as in it
we have a certain and sure cure for
Coughs, Colds, Whooping Cough,, etc."
It is idle to experiment with other reme?
dies, even if they are urged on you as
just as good as Dr. King's New Discov?
ery. They are not as good, because this
remedy has a record of cures, in 1 besides
it is guaranteed. It never falls'** satisfy.
Trial bottles free at Massie's Pharmacy,
100 Jefferson street.
We have the most satisfactory shoe
right In hand now?that we have
ever offered at this price, $1.75.
It's a reliable shoe for very little
money; a shoo that gave!us a reputa?
tion lor the best $2.00 shoe in Roa
Price Now $1.75
Stock must be turned over. Shoes
must be turned into the street with
feet inside of them. Prices don't
hold them back. This week is bar?
gain sole. Cut price times with us.
Your loss if you don't pick up bar?
Roanoke Shoe Co.,
Spot Cash Money Savers.
Either with or without a
change in the tariff.
Farm of 457 ncres 1? miles from Roan?
oke and -1 miles from Norfolk and Wes?
tern station, 200 acres of clear land of
fine quality. The balance of the fand In
cood timber. There is probably enough
tan bark on the place to pay for it. This
land is of great fertility and produces
wonderful crops of corn, wheat and
grass. It is probably the best location in
this section-of the country for apples,
peaches aud grapes. The improvements
are fair. This is a great bargain. Price,
Farm of 95 acres 2 1-2 miles from Roan?
oke; land of (inequality; 5-rooni dwelling;
good barn; young orchard. Price, $8,300,
$800 cash, balance lone time.
Farm of 217 acres of fine grnss land in
Montgomery county, 6 miles from Dub
lin. Price, $3,300.
Special bargains in bouses and lots in
the best part of the city.
Send for price list of city and county
1 F WIKGFIELD.
REAL ESTATE AGENT,
CS round Floor Terry Building.
The New Tariff
That is now in effect advances prices. Men's clothes
will cost.more, sure.
Buy To-day's and Next Season's Needs.
? Take advantage of present low prices. Don't
believe Jthey'11 ever touch where they are to-day.
Circumstances have made low prices still lower. We
must make room for new merchandise contracted
for that will soon be arriving. We are reducing
the vast stocks of clothing. It's the chance to
secure best makes of clothes. We're not consid?
ering cost. It's to accomplish certain result.
That's the reason you get
S6.50 Suits for S4.50.
7.50 " " 5.00.
Chance of a lifetime in buying such Trousers as we are
offering. The very best Worsted Stripes, worth
$5 and $6, to go at $2.50 and $3.50. Other lots
that were $3 now ?1.50. Others at $2.50 that
Bicycle Suits and Pants at Money-saving Price-.
Men's and Boys' 50c and 75c Straw Hats now .'5.r)c.
Don't Think of Buying Until You See The
Philadelphia One-Price Clothing House.
NO KICK COMING.
You walk in my store, put on n pair of
easy shoes and pay me just a small price
for them and you are one of the liest sat?
isfied men in town. My shoes are easy to
wear and easy to buy. Come to either
store?Salem avenue or .TelTerson street.
FEED YOUR STOCK.
We are headquarters for all kinds of
stock feed. We keep on hand a full sup?
ply of hay, corn, oats, and chop. Also
sell wheat. Prompt delivery to any part
of the city. J. A. HOOVER,
214 Salen: avenue. 'Phone 214.
Elizabeth, N. .f., Oct. 1!>, 1S!W.
Ely Bros., Bear Sir.-:?Please accept
my thanks for your favor in the gift of a
bottle of Cream Balm. Let me say I have
used it for years and can thoroughly rec?
ommend it for what it claims, if direc?
tions are followed, lours trulv,
(RE7.) H. W. HATHAWAY.
No clergyman should he without it.
Cream Balm is kept by all druggists.
Full si/.e 60c. Trial size Id cents. We
ELY BROS., 5G Warren St., N. Y. City.
Fresh Pineapples in to-day, sweet and
luscious. Direct from tiio Florida pine
gravea J. J.CATOGNI.
We are now jvist at high noon of the hot weather. The summer is but halt gone. THOSE AU
GUST DAYS with the great PRICE REDUCTIONS NOW ON at our store should
be the most interesting of all the year to the economical shopper. Bring your
dollars here. Note what you can do with them this week:
Big lot of Ladies' Read-to-Wear
Skirts at Decided Reduction.
All-Linen Crash Skirts?n manufactur?
er was late shipping an order placed some
weeks age?rather than have the goods
returned an oder to hold them was accept?
ed. They will he on sale to-morrow as
Linen Crasli Skirts, wortli $1.213, to?
morrow only bile. Latest cut, full wide,
C-inch hems. See them.
Ladies' Figured Brllliantine Skirts,
worth $2, to-morrow at $1.19.
Ladies' White Pique Skirts, worth
$2.25, to-morrow at $1.40.
We will place on our counter Monday
a big lot of Remnants of Woolen Goods
in blacks and colors, at one-halt price.
Some great values among these.
Big lot of Remnnnt Waslt Goods,
Prints, Percales, etc., at less than one
Ladies' Leather Be'ts in the finer grades
Finest Leather Belts,all the new shades,
most popular buikles, all new, worth
09c. at 40c.
511c Belts at Mc.
Next Week the Convention.
A thousand or more people will be here.
If you keep hoarders you will he pressed
for accommodation. Prepare in advance
for their coming.
Note a few.
Two dozen Ladies' Lawn Wrappers,jj
worth $1, your choice to-morrow at 09c.
Our Great Wash Goods Sale is
Many pretty choice styles still here.
Note the cut:
Lawns. Dimities, etc.,worth 121 -2c, all
to go nt 5 :t-4c the yard.
Lawns, Dimities, Lappets, Organdies,
etc.. worth 15c to 18c, to go at 8c the
Why not have an additional thin dress
at these remarkable prices''
Special Prices on Sheetings,
Table Linens, Towels, Napkins.
10-1 full Bleached r>heeting,good, heavy
quality, the usual 22c grade, this week,
at 17 l-2c the yard.
' 9-4 Best Quality Blenched Sheetiug,
10 4 Unbleached Sheeting, good quality,
and only 14c the yard.
42-inch Pillow Case Cotton, good heavy
quality, at 9c the yard.
Napkins from 50c to ?1.50 tho dozen.
Special values in Table Linens, at 48c,
75c and 98c.
Two big things in Towels, at 10c and
12 1 2c each. All Linen and great values.
Special in Black Cress Goods.
More of them added to the list this
At 24c the yard, another lot of the o(>
inch wide all-wool French Serge in live
shades of black.
At 28c the yard, instead of 37 1 2c the
yard, another lot of tiie 150 inch all wool
fine quality Storm Serge. Great value.
At 40c, 5 pieces of fine quality Figured
Mohair and Wool Figured Dress Goods,
worth 30c to 00c.
At 59c, 5 pieces of the very desirable
natural weave in Black Dress Hoods;
just reduced from 75c.
At 58c, 3 pieces of very desirable things
in Canvas Weaves, have been 75c.
Quite a few of the "job lot" of Stamped
Linen pieces on sale to-morrow.
25 per cent, off of regular prices takes
Lot of Ladies' Night Wrappers
at a Bargain
10 dozen Ladles' Night Wrappers,
nicely made, of good material, latest,
shaoed necks; worth 75c, tomorrow 40c
Fans Cut in Two
Any of our fine assortment of Empire
Japanese Fans to morrow at just one-half
15 ladies' Shirt Waists.
to go at a bargain. Mostly ?2 and 38
sizes. Worth from 75c to $1.25. Any of
them, if you finda lit, to-morrow at 39c.
40c will buy a $1 Shirt at our store to?
morrow, if you can find a size. Drop ir?
and see them.
Collars at Ic Each.
Ifot of Gentlemen's and Lndies' Col?
lars, soiled, at lc each to mo/e them out.
Such values as we are now offering are
only attainable during this period of the
season. See the stock.
Take Advantage of
206 Commerce Street.
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