And continuing during
tin; week will be
Red Letter Day
And every woman within 40
miles should come. The price
cutter has been at work all
through our stock of Summer
Goods, and everything has suf?
fered. The price of some things
.have been cut in two in the
middle, some have had one
third lopped off, and some one
fourth. Of course we lose
money, but it pays to lose
money when by losing it we
make more customers and
please those we already have.
The. sale probably won't last,
long; the prices fire so low. So
come to-day, or as soon as
Here are n few tacts and
figures which will open your
Every yard of Rummer dress stuffs
which weie. worth 10c, 12 l-2c und 15c,
will be closed out this week
At 8 cents.
Eine French Organdies that sold at 25c
and 35c will be offered this week
At I 5 cents.
French Ginghams in stripes and
ch"ck>, latest thing for gentlemen's
shirts, worth 12 l-2c, we only ask
A few more ladles' shi:t, waists, the
$1.50 and $1 75quality,with white col! vrs
and cuffs, attached, our closing price
The 25c and 85c ladies' Shirt Waists,
in dark and light colors, will close them
1 5 cents.
Remnants of Organdies, Lappet Mulls,
Ginghams, Lawns, Calicoes, Check Mus
lins.Table Linen, Bleached Cotton. Black
and Colored Press Goods, Black and
Fancy Silks. We have gathered together
all the remnants throughout our store
and will ofTer them at Ions ttrmhalf their
value. See center counter.
Wo are this week closing out our
entire stock of Flowers that were worth
from 25c, 50c to .$1 per spray, will close
out at lUc, 15c and 20c. A few more this
summer's shapes that sold at 50c, 75c,
i and $1, your choice at
1 5 cents.
5 ??"/"'We would earnestly re?
quest you to attend this sale
whether you need the goods or
not?it will pay to put them
away, for you never will get
them as cheap again.
26 Salem Ave- 11
National Business College
Normal (oglish Sen iL
Witi Four Foil ConrsOu,
Will Re-open September 7, 1897.
Write for catalogue to
CHAS. E. ECKERLE,
GOLD FIELDS AT ROANOKE.
Or you will tliiuk so the wny tho poo
plo uro goinu thero to hoy wall paper
from the Fidelity Wall Paper Company,
No. 5 East Salem avenue.
Possibly you would like to ? manch
YOUIt ItUAXD (?!?? CIGABS. We HAVE LATE?
LY ADDED TO oub ALREADY LABOE stock
op STASDAItl) lilt AX os SEVEBAL new
MAKES ok IMI'OBTED, key WEST AND
Domestic Cioabs, which abe pbovixg
TAKKKS with oub customKBS. MASSIE'S
If you own a horse go to ?07 Salem ave?
nue uiitl see what .T. fe. Shinier, the Ken?
tucky horseshocr, will guarantee to do
for your horse. His work stands on its
merits, and his nnces are right.
MKS. r\ KIXXIKK,
Teacher of Piauo and Organ. Fall
term commencing September 1st. 4.00
Camphell avenue s. w.
At cut rates. Save money by seeing S.
B. Pnc fir Co. Ticket Brokers. Members
A. T. B. A., 10 Jefferson street.
MOCKING BIRDS FOR SALE.
Mr. H. Urlck. 128 Fifth avenue n. e.,
has young mocking bird../tor sale.
TO OPEN SEPTEMBER 8.
Mrs. P. L. Gllmor'j popular school isill
rcopan for the twelfth annual session on
Wednesday, September S. Mrs Gilmer's
school has always enjoyed a successful
career, and the coming session will prove
no exception. Read the c?rd on the
fourth page of The Times this morning.
DEATH OF MKS. GREGORY.
Mrs. Marcln A. Gregory, wife of Wil?
liam L. Gregory, died at the residence of
her 3on-in-lnw, M. L, Parker, yester?
day morning at ~:''0 oclock at 11 CS
Seventh avenue s. o. with cancer, aged 71
years. Deceased was a native ot Rich?
mond, but moved to this city ten years
Itgo, where she lias since resided. Her
remains were shinned to Chesterfield
county last night, tor Interemnt. De?
ceased lea\ es a'hns hand and one daughter,
Mrs. M. L. Parker. The pallheares will
be C. C. Taltaferro, Gooth Vaughnn, R.
P. Parker. Mr. Melivalne, .T. B. Boich
ardt and .lohn Rideout.
EDWARD GIBSON DEAD.
Edward Gibson, a former Roanoker,
who recently moved to Ballston, in Alex?
andria county, was taken to Washington
Monday to be operated upon for appen?
dicitis, but died under the operation.
MR. KESTER'S FUNERAL.
The funeral m the late William Y.
Kester took place from Trinity M. E.
Church yesterday morning at 10 o'clock
and the services were conducted by Rev.
J. C- Jones, the pastor. The following
gentlemen ne'ed as pall-bearers: William
Welsh, J. O. llohbs. J. M. Gainbill, J.
II. Earman, B. A. Tones and M. H. Ear
man. The interment was in Fairview
FOR CHUECH PURPOSES.
The ladies of Jefferson Street Baptist
Church will hold a festival on Tnursday
night at the residence of Mrs. J. *A*. Mul?
len, Xo 41 Fourth avenue n. e Admis
sion ten cents, Including ice cream and
cake. All friends of the congregation,
and especially the members of the church,
are requested; to patronize this worthy
effort, of the ladies to defray the expenses
of furnishing their neat house of wor?
The annual picnic of the Presbyterian
Sunday-schools of thecPy will be held at
Coyner's Springs to-morrow. The train
will leave the Union depot at 0 a. in. and j
return between (i and 7 o'clock in tho
evening Tickets may be had from any
of the officers and teachers of the schools
at 2."5 cents for tho round trip.
Second hand hoiler, low or high pres?
sure; 12 to 13 horse power. Must he iu
good condition. Apply to.
VINES & WILLIAMS.
ONE LOT OF COTS. Mattresses, hol?
sters and pillows at private sale or at
auction on Market square, Saturday,
August 21. Apply at St. James Hotel.
CHAS. LUNSFORD & SON
write insurance, of every nature?fire, life,
accident, plate gl-'ss, tornado, steam
holler and surety bonds. Our policies
cover damage done by lightning whether
lire ensues or not. Olllee corner Camp
bell avenue and Jefferson street.
If you wish to buy up-to-date goods at
tho lowest spot. c:ush price give us a call.
THE E. II. STEWART FURNITURE
A BIG CONTRACT.
It is reported on good authority that
the Vinten water works have closed a
coutract with the Norfolk and Western
Railway Company to furnish the com?
pany water at RoanoKe'for five years for
the use of its eugines and all railway and
oflice purposes. It is estimated that this
will require .100,000 gallons of water
WAS HE ALL, RIGHT?
On yesterday a young man naire?1 A
U. Carter went lu the store of S. Levino
on East Salem avenue and purchased $15
worth of goods, tendering In payment a
eheck"'for.$65.?l, drawn by E. C. Von Ray
on the First National Batik of Richmond.
1'pon being questioned by the proprietor
of the stote Carter stated that it had been
given him by You Roy in payment of a
building debt "and to show you that I
am honest about it, I will pay for a tele
giam both ways to Richmond to llnd out
about it." said Carter. '''bis was done
aud Mr. Burnetf, cashie* of the bank,
wired bacK that Von Roy had no account
there. Cartel claims to have recently
built a barn for the other party near Bed?
ford City and the check was given in
payraent for the carpenter work. The
matter was placed tiu the bands of the
Roanoke police.."'.- : "1 ^'tfitF.^v^*-"4s"
SAM HOBSON CASE.
The case of Sam Hobson, colored,
chnrged with burning the Thnxton resi?
dence in lust'.Oetober, is set for the second
day of the next term of the Bedford
county court, which will he on the 34th
inst. Several witnesses, including City
Sergeant Tillett, .have been summoned
from Roanoke. It will be remembered
that Hobson wns'sentenced to bang once,
hut obtained a new hearing.
A TEMPERANCE ADDRESS. ' ?
W. T. Bundiek, State chairman of the
Prohibition party in the State, will ar?
rive in this city to-day at 4 p. in. and to?
night will deliver a temperance address
at the First Baptist Church. Mr. Bun
dick is a finished orator and our people
should not miss the opportunity to bear
MARRIED INIGEORGIA. "*J? TJZZ'"-&Z
Several months <go it will* be remem?
bered that Miss Elbe 'Tay lor, a pcpular
young lady of Yinton, went to Rome, Ga.,
ostensibly < o work in a store. She was
away only a short time, however, when
word reached her fiieuds hero tnat she
was married to a voting man named Allen.
On yesterday the happy couple passed
through the city en route to Yinton to
visit the bride's parents.
Yesterday's, session of the police court
was a long aud tedious one. Nick
Thomas, the Greek, planked up $15 for
selling bis merchant's license twice.
Other fines were assessed as follows: Jack
Clatonj disorderly, &5: Lillie Hopkius
and Sal Ii?; Burdlck, loitering on the
streets, s."> each; Shields Cannaday. tres?
pass ou the Norfolk aud Western, $5;
Byrd Tyler, disorderly, $3.50; J. F.
WMkes and H. A. Randerbotv, disorderly,
!jT.5l) each: Pinkie Montague, disorderly,
sJ:.l. Coleman, same charge, $7; Tom
.Tones, stealing shoes. $25 and thirty days
in jail: F.d. Wade, stealing harness, ?20
and thirty days in jail.
L.OVE FEAST AT GRACE 'CHURCH.
P.ev.'.B "F. Ball will hold tin lo;-o feast
and second i uartcrly conference at ("race
Church to night at 8 o'clock. Officers
and members requested to be present.
TUE VETERANS M ET.
Wm. Watts Camp Confederate Vete?
rans met last night, C. C. Taliaferro,
commander, presiding. No business of
importance was before the camp. A
communication from General T. 'L. Ros?
ser, proposing to give a lecture and illus?
trated exhibition some time in September
was read and approved. A committee of
four consisting of Commander C. C. Tali?
aferro, Treasurer W. I*. Dupuy, Captains
T. P. Buford and Tuley J. Mitchell, was
appointed to solicit contributions for the
cause of the Mae Stewart ease. The Na?
tional Artificial Limb Company, of Chi?
cago, sent a circular offering special in?
ducements to veterans in need of their
work. The adjutant will take pleasure
in giving all information furnished by
the concern. Short, stories were told hy
Capt. T. W. Spindle, Dick McCllntock.
Commander Taliaferro and others, ami
the well-known threadbare lie abort
Lnwar Fontaine kilting sixty Yankees
in sixty minutes, and other equally nl>
surd performances, were read as a literary
curiosity or companion piece to a well
known Roanoke angler's fish story, and in
good spirits, not liquid, the camp ad?
IIIS LEG BROKEN.
?J. E. Fink, a brakeman on tho Norfolk
and Western, who resides at 700 Second
avenue n. w., was brouirht home last
night on a local frieght with a broken
leg. The accident happened yesterday
afternoon at Natural Bridge.
the best dochle-distii.led extract
of Witch Hazel at a reasonable
price at Massie's Pharmacy.
CREOLEUM VS. KLONDIKE GOLD.
Better than Klondike gold is that
which gives health. Creoleum will do it.
Samples free. See Barnes, the druggist,
as he has the exclusive agency for Roa?
MRS. ELLA GOTTSCHALK SEELIG
SON", PIANISTK AND TEACHER,
Will resume her class September 1.
Higher art ot piano playing. Harmony
nnd select renting. Those desiring in?
struction please apply at once. Pupils
limited. Studio. 0U5 JeHerson street s.
The Whitlow fcig i Co., third floor over
No. 114 Salem avenue.
THE PLACE TO GO.
Don't fail to inspect our large and well
selected stock of furniture, carpets, cur?
tains, china and glassware before making
vour purchase. THE E. H. STEWART
We take this method of telling the
good people of Roanoke that we have
purchased the> rocery husines-ot Messrs,
Pitman ?fc Evans, and we respectfully in?
vite all the people of this city tu call on
ui at their old stand, where we shall be
ready and happy to sell them the very
best goods at right prices.
SANDY P. Fl GO AT & CO.
Fresh Pineapples in to-day, sweet and
luscious. Direct from the Florida pine
graves. J. J.CATOGNI.
FEED! FEED! FEED:
We enrry a full lim' of hay, corn. oats,
straw and mill feed and would be
nlen8ed to fill your orders.
" EASTER PEED CO.
Fifty Years Ago.
This is the crnillc iu which there grew
That thought o( a philanthropic brain:
A remedy that would make lite new
1'or the multitudes that were racked
?Twas sarsaiurilla, ns made, you know
By Ayer, some 50 years ?go.
was in its infanoy half a cen?
tury ago. To-day it doth "be?
stride tho narrow world like a
colossus." What is the secret
of its power? Its cures! The
number of them ! The wonder
of them! Imitators have fol?
lowed it from the beginning of
its success. They are still be?
hind it. Wearing tho only
modal granted to sarsaparilla
iu tho World's Fair of 1893,
it points proudly to its record.
Others imitate the remedy;
tkey can't imitate the record:
So Years of Cures.
MISS TILLMAN DKAD.
Miss Willie Tiltmnn, aged about 32
years, died last night at 8:45 at her resi?
dence, 22-1 Franklin road, after a linger?
ing illness from acomplication of diseases,
principally typhoid fever. The funeral
will take place from Greene-Memorial
Church this afternoon at 4 o'clock, con?
ducted by Rev S. L. Rice, assisted by
Dr. Carson. The interment will be at
LAWN PARTY AT TRINITY.
The Juvenile Missionary Society of
Trinity Methodist Church will hold a
lawn' party Thursday evening in tho
church yard,corner Commerce street and
Church avenue. Refreshments wlil be
served at popular pi-ices.
STUART W. c7t. U.
A regular meeting of Stuart W. C. t.
U. will he held this afternoon at 3:30
o'clock. All members and as many of
the Y's as can come are roc nested to be
Gets the Choice ok any
Straw Hat in the store;
It's clearing out time. some
(1.00, $1.50 and $3.00 ones in
the lot. THE new DEItnYS
and A limn es auk iieuinnino
to Aitim e.
I). M. TAYLOR,
Sr< cessor to Gilkeson & Taylor.
Yesterday evening ,T. B. Holland, the
popular prescription clerk at the Chas.
Lyle Drug Company, hoarded the (vest
bound train for Bristol where he went
presumably to get married. The young
lady who was to become his bride Is from
Fuuc, liter county and has for some time
been visitinq friends at Bonsack. Her
name could not he learned by the reporter,
but it is stated by the friends of the
young man-that she was aboard the west
bound train and was joined by Mr. Hol?
land al this place. The happy couple
will go to Montgomery White Sulphur
Springs and remain a few days, anil will
then return to Roanoae to reside.
The best 'cycling months of
the year are yet before you.
^Get a bicycle and er joy life
during this month. We are
selling the '0GJf75 ''Crescent,"
new and fully guaranteed, at
!*:55. We sell on easy terms.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
108 Salem avenue s. w.
ENTERPR ISING COMPAXY.
The Fidelity Wall Paper Company, of
this city, which began business a few
years ago in a small way, furnishes evi?
dence that even in the dullest times well
directed energy brings its rewards. C.
A. Woolford. the manager c f the com?
pany, has by strict attention to every
detail of his business and by diligent and
intelligent study of tho wants of the peo?
ple, been able to build up the largest an.I
most successful wall paper and house
decorating business in Southwest Vir?
ginia, if not the most extensive in the
State. The otlice and warerooins of the
company are located in the Exchange
building, where iu addition to carrying
a large stock of every article known to
the house decorating t rade, opportunities
are offered the house owner to select, by
sample, from the largest manufacturing
companies in America. Notwithstand?
ing the hard times the Fidelity Wall Pa?
per Company, by "keeping everlastingly
at it." has pulled its way to the solid
shore of prosperity, and now that there
are signs of improvement in general the
company is fully prepared to (ill the
wants of the people iu its line. Manager
Woolford giver; enmioyment to only the
best mo^hauicnl Hkill in his line, and all
work turned out by his company may be
depended upon to be first class in every
particular. The Fidelity Company has
recently done some of the handsomest
decorating work ever done in this city or
the South. The company gaurantees its
work to be of the tirst grade, and it fur
ther guarantee to do the finest grade cf
work known to the wall paper and decora?
ting trade. Those contemplating build?
ing ??r renovating should give tho Fidel?
ity Company a call
Our stock of carpets and bed room fur
nituro cannot he excelled THE E. II.
STEWART FURNITURE CO.
MAY APPLE PILLS
Will cure headache, malaria and all dis?
eases arising from a disordered condition
of the liver. For sale by Sam Stone,the
b?leni avenue druggist.
ITl CLIMAX REACHED
IN LOW PRICES AT THE UTTER?
MOST POINT YET ATTAINED I
1 spoke to you last week about Fine Clothing at a
low ju ice. 1 speak to you again to-day. i must close
these two lots before i bring my tall line in. Time
is money. i must have room. i place before you k200
Men's Spring and Summer Suits at prices that will
compel you to stop and think when you see the quali?
ty. Don't confound them with the kind the chronic
bargain sale houses are offering. These are hi;j;h-class
clothes, and lit to perfection.
and rare bargains have been chosen from the
mass of characteristic values mow on hand.
They are not so loud-spoken as "some quota?
tions that are printed, hut their reality has a
more abiding reason which commends them to
those who believe in the liest.
^ Clothiet and Furnisher,
-SUCCESSOR TO JOS. COHN. -
Campbell Avenue ami Jelterson Street.
.manufacturers and dba lb rs in
Mouldings, Brackets, Shingles, laths, Lime, Cement, Plaster,
Hair, Bricks, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Etc., Etc.
Office 1 10 Campbell St. 'Phone 174.
T. T. PlahbnrDP, Prr?uient.. I, II Andrews, Vice Pros. .7. M. Pishbnrne, Cashier.
\V. II. MeWhortcr. Bookkeeper. N >v. Ptaciu?, Bookkeeper,
t. VV. Tiuslcy, '1 alter. I bar lea Pace, Runner.
The National Exchange Bank
OF ItOANOKE, VIRGINIA.
CAPITAL, $100,000. SURPLUS, $20.000.
T. Ftsbbnrne, President. Vice-president The Stone Printing and Mfsr Co.
It Andrews.llutT, Andrews ,v'i hoinas, wholtsalu grocers.
II. Kl?lilmrue. .President r. II. Pifhbutue ?fc < o , toliacc ulat?.
D. r ormison.President People's Porpetna! Uaiidlut; aud I.'>an Association.
S. Itrooke_ . Clerk iluettcint Couit.
11. Pishtmrne. Cashier. President The Klshburo Company.
. <:. Htophenion,.Secretary and treasurer Uurkiye Coal and Coke Co.
. K. Andrews.Mayor of Roanoke City.
IS. Tnoiuaa.Wholesale notions, etc.
Ariintroiig.President Citizen's National Hink, Frosthurir, Md.
P. Uell.J. P. Bell Company, I.y.tcubtir,;, Va.
BOTETOURT SPRINGS, VA
FOR 175 YOUNG LADY BOARDERS
The largest and most extensively equipped in Virginia.
Kdectic courses in Ancient and Modern Languages, Literature, Sci?
ence, Music, Art and Elocution, 30 officer and teachers, situated
in Valley of Va.. near Roanoke. Mountain Scenery. 1j200 feet
above sea level. Mineral waters. 55th session opens Sept. 8th,
lv.>7. For illustrated catalogue addrt
CHAS. L, COCKE, Supt., Hollins, Va.
University College of Medicine, R
DEPARTMENTS: MEDICIIJE, 3ENT'STf?Y, PHARMACY.
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