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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 29 July 1897

The Popular Shopping Place of the City. M 8C, 50 pieces French style Ginghams, worth 12?c. At IOC, 25 pieces Figured Organdies, the regular prices were 12ic, 15c and 18c. At 8C, 20 Pieces White India Linens, would be cheap at 12?c At 4iC, 10 pi^es White Check Muslin, worth 8c. Ht 5C, 10 pieces White Check Muslin, would be cheap at 10c. At 5C, 20 pieces Colored Lace Striped Lawn, former prices were 8c and 10c. At !2iC, 10 Pieces Colored Lappet Mull, former price 14c. At IOC, 5 pieces Striped Pique, just the thing for sepa? rate skirts. At Be, Simpson's and Merri mack's best Calicoes. At l2aC, Brown Denim? nothing better for separate skirts. At l2iC, 25 pieces Figured Silkoline, just, .the thing for mantle or bed drapery. fit 25C, 56-inch Table Linen, worth 35c. At 37*C, 60-iiicli Table Linen, worth 50c. At 40C, 68-inch Table Linen, worth 60c. At 5C. Turkish Towels. At I?C, Turkish Towels, ex? tra large, worth 12 Ac. At I?C, LinenHuck Towels, 18x36, sold everywhere at 12?c. At 50C, 50...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 29 July 1897

l Your Orocer HF:1l~""fc MZZ KZ^ This J j win oive You g K^hjL* Silver-Plated S j ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ TEASp00N j ! wBiie Cloud Floating Soap I ! OR?A SjiOOS containing <^HfS^j^ I ! cake White Cloud Floating ^B^KLp|^i[/ I Soap. The cost of this spoon ^KfiHlli^I^^ $ ! and SpOOl Of Sl'lk COmeS OUt Of Made by the MONOTUCK SILK CO. g our pocket entirely?it's one of our ways of advertis- f ing. We want you to get acquainted with the whitest 2 floating soap on the market. If your grocer can not ? supply you, send us his address. # MADE ONLY BY JAS. S- K.IRK & CO., CHICAGO. ? THE LARGEST SOAP MANUFACTURERS IN THE WORLD. ESTABLISHED 1839. 9 TWIN ROSES. In a distant, vcrdnnt vnlloy, By a lazy, limpod ticlo, 'Hid the birds and trees and sunshine. Grow two roses, sldo by side. One was kept by n maiden fair, The othor sho Bavo to her lover thoro, As they plighted thoir troth ono dar. Ono gleamed white on a corselet bright, As a knight rode nway in tho morning light To join bis...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 29 July 1897

SHORT NEWS STORIES* Bears and His Queer Religious Argu? ment-A Beggar's Faithful Friend. Tried Them All on Him. "Rev." Peter Sears is one of the "distinguished" inmates of the state prison at Jefferson City, Mo. Tho Rev. Peter iB, or was, a proaohor of ?:olor. Ho was indolent. He was likowiso devout. Ho was so indolent that ho neglected to sot out n crop on the small farm which as a matter of charity a few of Boone county's citi? zens had presented him. He was so de? vout that ho tnlked incessantly of scrip? tural doings and especially of the rite of baptism. He was ^ Btar representative of tho product of Africa. The ace of spades would blush because of its whiteness as compared with hie carboniferous hne. His lips measured a couple of inches vertically, and his wool was as white aB ho proclaimed that souls must bo in order to escape tho wrath to come. His voice could drown the notes of a calli? ope. Bat Rev. Peter professed to think not at all of his appearance or accom? plishments...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 29 July 1897

GhasiisMtSon, Tlia Pioneer Agents. Represent' tho largest foreign aud American companies. Twenty years' experience as agents and adjusters; also issue surety bonds.. Commercial National Bank Building, Ground Floor. We have a nice lot of Split Bamboo and Lance Wood .... Fishing 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 Dgalers, 207 COMMERCE STREET. B3J~ Agents for Fairbank's Scales. Money to Loan, - Parties desiring to borrow money -In small loans ranging from $200 -to $000 from the Lynchburg Per -petual Building and Loan Com -pany on improved Ronnoke city -real estate will call and file appll - cations with J. W. BOSWELL, Agent, 110J Jefferson Street. CUT THIS OUT ! 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. BACHRACH. v Breakfast 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents; supper, 25 cents. Meal tickets, $4. J. J. C...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

vol. xviii. sro. A "KODAK" Wll! greatly add to the pleasure of your summer's outing. We will show you how to take the picture and develop them. Pocket Kodak $5. No. 2 Bulls Eye $8. No. 2 Bullet $10. ROANOKE CYCLE CO., " IW r??!108 Salem Avenue. Now IstlieTiine to liny. Tho Iinng-Dclayed and Much An? ticipated Lirop Huh Come. All 1807 Columbias.$ 75 00 1807 Tandems. 125 00 1800 M dtlels 40, 41, 44. ?0 00 1800 Model 42. 50 00 180? Diamond Frame Tan? dems. 80 00 18'.?; Hartfords, patterns 7, 8, 9 and 10. 50 00 1807 Hartfords, pattern 1.. 40 00 1807 Hartfords, pattern 2..- 45 0D . 1890 llartfords. pattern 5 and 0. 80 00 The Strongest and Lightest Run? ning Bicycle in the World To day. EDWARDS. GREEN Manufacturing Jeweler, 6 SALEM AVE. Store closes at 7 p. m. except Sat turdays and paydays. SpalOUo. Model No. 524 The Spalding -Is the liest Wheel Built, and Is --so considered by all who know a -good wheel when they see one. -We will sell you a SPALDING -181X1 $100 wheel, with 1807 handle ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

TIMES. SYBBT MORNING, EXCEPT MONDAY. KO A NOK K I'Uli LISI 11 NC, CO., PUBLISHERS AND PROPRIETORS, 122 CAMPBHLli AVE. S.W. ' TERMS BY MAIL (POSTAGE PREPAID): DAILY, ONE MONTH. 60 14 THREE MONTH8.$1.50 ?? BIX MONTHS. 3.00 " OSE TEAR, IN ADVANCE. 5.00 BOND AY EDITION, ONE YEAR. 1.00 I nuslneg? Office.143 PHONS?. < j?dttorl?l Room*.1?4 S M T W T F S .. .. .. .. 12 8 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 20 21 22 23 24 26 26 27 28 29 30 81 A HARMONIOUS SESSION. The State convention of the People's party which began its session on Wed? nesday, concluded Its labors yesterday by nominating a candidate for Lieutenant governor and appointing a committee of cooperation, after which it adjourned sine die and the members left for their homes. The utmost harmony and good will marked the proceedings of the con? vention, and, while ns to numbers it did not count as largely ns it might, the per? sonnel was all that could be desired, and conveyed a very favorable impression to all out...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

ROMANCE IN A GRAPE BASKET. Last summer Miss Maggie Fritsobkorn of Euclid, O., was employed In the vino yard, owned by her brother-in-law, John' Murshall. One day Miss Fritsobkorn, seized with a sudden Impulso, took a pen? cil ttud wroto theso words on a piece of paper, "Will whoever gets this note ploaso write to mo, no matter whether it bo man or woman f" She put thlB In a basket of grapos. Mrs. Mary Wolf of St. Louis bought the fruit, and her brother-lu-lnw, J. H. Wolf, an? swered tho note. Letters and photographs woro exohanged. Finally Wolf went to Kuolld. Up to the moment of the arrival thoro Wolf and his brldo to bo had never inot. Tho girl, who looked pretty In a pantograph, became beautiful in tho flesh, with laughing oyes and a wealth of golden hair. Tho bridegroom is a handsome man of 87. Ono week of courtship und thoy wore mar? ried. They havo just returned to St. Louis ta Hvii. In all tho world tliero Is no other treatment bo i?nre, so sweet, so safe, so speedy, for pre?...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE. Programmes of the Various Events of its Commencement. National Business College, Roauoke, Virginia. The Class of '07 request your presence at their eighth annual com? mencement, Thursday and Friday, July 29 and SO, Academy of Music, 8 p. m. FRIDAY EVENING: Annual address before the students of the National Business College by Col. George W. Bain, of Lexington, Ken? tucky. Invocation (by chaplain), Rev. T. J. Shipman. * Vocal Solo, selected, Miss Lila Beck ley. Address by Col. Bain, "Boys and Girls, Nice and Naughty; or the Pendulum of Life." Graduates?Stuart H. Beckley, Anna McClure, Louisa McEldowney, Minnie Engle, J. W. Comer, Charlotte Kindred, Maud Cardw ell, Edna Long, Henry H Walker, K. E. willnmson, Mamie Patter? son, Sallie Moody. Mattie Long, J. Em? met Gish, Frank M. Brumbaugh, Willie M. Hurt, Mrs. Anna Shelton, Miss Retta Martin, Miss Effie Kyte, K. C. Rogers, Mamie Farley. PRESENT AT DOOR. The lower floor of the Academy of Music will be reserve...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

The Popular Shopping Place of the City. fit 8C, 50 pieces French style Ginghams, worth 12?c. At IOC, 25 pieces Figured Organdies, the regular prices were 12?c, 15c and 18c. At 8C, ?0 pieces White India Linens, would be cheap, at 12 Ac. At 41C, 10 pieces A\vhite Check Muslin, worth 8c. It 5C, 10 pieces White ? Check Muslin, would be cheap at 10c. At 5C, 20 pieces Colored Lace Striped Lawn, former prices were Sc and 10c. At l2iC, 10 pieces Colored Lappet Mull, former price 14c. At IOC, 5 pieces Striped Pique, just the thing for sepa? rate skirts. At BC, Simpson's and Merri mack's best Calicoes. At !2iC, Brown Denim nothing better for separate skirts. At 12'Cf 25 pieces Figured Silkoline, just the thing for mantle or bed drapery. At 25C, 56-inch Table Linen, worth 35c. At 37iC, 60-inch Table Linen, worth 50c. At 40C, 68-inch Table Linen, worth 60c. At 5C, Turkish Towels. At IOC, Turkish Towels, ex tra large, worth 12 Ac. At I?C, Linen I luck Towels, 18x36, sold everywhere at. 12Ac. At ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

fSTIilVING TO PLEASE. |THE ADVANCE AGENT TELLS HOW HIS FRIENDS OBSERVED THIS RULE. .A Manager of n Pyrotechnic Show Who Didn't Want to Disappoint Ula Audi? ence?A Monument Which Proves That His Efforts Were Appreciated. "I always strive, to please," remarked the dramatic editor, us ho scratched tho words "big thing" out of tho advance notice ho was writing and substituted '"megntherian aggregation." "Thnuks, I am sure," said tho ad? vance- agont, ns ho read over tho ten lines the drumatio critio was giving to him, and carefully put back into his pocket the half column notice ho had first drawn ou tho d. c. "I presume," smiled the d. c, "that you always strivo to please, too, don't you?" "Not always"?in a scmidisappointed tone?"but I used to have a friend who did. Ho rcnlly was tho most self deny? ing chap I ever saw, and what ho wouldn't do to plenso an audiouco wasn't worth doing." "Where is ho now?" "Dead." "Dead?" "Yes, it killed him. It was this way: He was in the pyrotechnic br...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

? CHICAGO CANDIDATE. A-tnlkln 'boat environment An (.Hut tjiinirs uz queer An how Home folks is influenced By sentit) UK uv I ho yoor, Jest wntch our frioiully candidate, An every time you'll seo Bow jest 'foro 'lection He's 07. good ez ho kin bo. Ho seems n sort uv n vertigo man ' In ordinary t lines, A chap h8 how you seldom see A-spendin uv his dimes. Ho uin't ogzucklov fnmous for His brond Philanthropen?, But Jest 'fore "leetlon Ho s ez free ez ho kin bo. His wife Hho cnlls *hn Peter, Hut when he walks tho street The kids around tho corner Holler. "There goon stingy Potol" But ok Aid. MoHooligvn He'll draw his snlnrco H Jest "foro 'lection He's ez gootl ez ho kin l>e. When he walks inter Two JohnB' place, Tho heelers nenr and far To hear his Ideas on reform Crowd in nro\uid tho bur, And whore's u freer hearted man In all the teowu than ho When jest 'foro 'leetion He's ez good ez ho kin bot Ho has a taste fer >rood ryo broad An amber color*t0 boor, An the ho...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 30 July 1897

FIBB1NS?BANCB! C?as.LuDSforfl&Soi), The Pioneer Agents. Represent" tho largest foreign and American companies. Twenty years' experience as agents and adjusters; also issue surety bonds.. 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. 83?" Agc-uts for Fairbank's Scales. to Loan, - Parties desiring to borrow money -iu small loans ranging from $200 -to $600 from the Lyuchburg Per -petual Building and Loan Com -pany on improved Roanoke city -real estate will call and file appll - cations with J. W. BOSWELL, Agent, 110* Jefferson Street. CUT THIS OUT I ] and bring it to my store on JcfTer- 3 son street and it will be accepted i as FIVE PER CENT, payment on J any bill you may make. I. BAGHRACH. 3 ' Ureakfast 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents;...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

A "KODAK" Will' greatly add to the pleasu.ro of your sumuier's outing. We will show you how to take the picture and develop them. Pocket Kodak $5. No. 2 Bulls Eye $8. No. 2 Bullet $ 10. ROANOKE CYCLE CO. r<1 tegglQS Salem Avenue. iNow is the Time to Stuy. Tito Long-Delayed and Much Ad t lei [I lit I'd Ump UllH CoillO. All 1807 Columbias.* 75 00 1807 Tandems. 125 00 1896 M odels 10, 41, 11. 00 00 1800 Model 42. 50 00 181(0 Diamond Frame Tan? dems. 80 00 1807 Hnrttords, patterns 7. 8, l) and 111. 50 00 1807 Hartfords, pattern 1.. 40 00 1807 Hartfords, pattern 2.. 45 0D 1800 Hartfords, pattern 5 and 0. 80 00 The Strongest and Lightest Run? ning Bicycle in the World To-day. EDWARDS. GREEN Miuiufuct urlnjc Jeweler, 4 6 SALEM AVE. Store closes at 7 p. in. except Sat- J turdays and paydays. J Spalding. Model No. 624 The Spalding -Is the Best Wheel Built, and is -so considered by all who know a -good wheel when they see one. -Wc will sell yon a SPALDISfG -1800$100 wheel, with 189...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

THE TIMES. EVERY MORNING. EXCEPT MONDAY. ROANOKE PUBLISHING CO., PUBLISHERS AND PROPRIETORS, 122 CAMPBELL AVE. "3.W. TERMS BY MAIL (POSTAGE PREPAID): DAILY, ONE MONTH. 60 " THREE MONTHS.$1.50 " SIX MONTHS. 3.00 " ONE YEAR, IN ADVANCE. 5.00 SUNDAY EDITION, ONE YEAR. 1.00 DnnvauJEmlneai Oflloe.148 murines. ^ KdttoriBl Koom?.1?4 JULY. S M T W T P S . 12 8 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 10 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 20 27 28 29 30 81 GRATIFYING EXHIBIT. The "Reports of Condition" of the sev? eral banks of Roanoke,inade to the comp? troller and published iu the city papers recently show a gratifying improvement and that they arc among the best of the State. !?? The National Exchange Bank shows an increase of over $50,000 in deposits since its last statement nnd that Its available cash has mote than doubled while its bills payable have been wiped out. Of the Traders Trust Company "The Financier" of New York in its advance sheets of roll of honor of trust compa? nies, says, "This institutio...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

Wrecked on Boston Shoalu. The young man looked op from his Writing. "The?ah?the?girl lives in Bos r?V' he said to his chum. "Don't you "link it would make a hit with her ii I quoted a few lines of poetry?" "Got tho book?" ?'r!0' ?Ufc * *mow tne ver8es by he-art." ? Don't you take auy chances. I tried toe same thiug once and got shook bo ^ause I used a Bemioolon where there should have been a comma."?Wash? ington Star. a SPIDER IN THE DUMPLING. ?Home reinorknblo cases of Internal pois? oning from the bites of spiders, accident? ally swallowed, have been reported recent ?L n Ken*utk>- A Methodist minister. ?e "ev. siIhb Spurrier, swallowed a small apldor which bad been concenled in an np Jk 1<,.u,u1)11uB- 'l'ho inflammation from tue bites of the concealed enemy rapidly increased and tho putiont died hoforo re "or could be glvon. The case has attract? ed ospuclal attontion from tho rumor that a woman had purposely placed tho spider In tho dumpling. When investigat...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE. Howard U. B?nlmtn, a Young Banker, Found Guilty of Wife Murder. Batavla, N. Y? July 80.-Howard C. Benham, young banker of this place, was to-day found guilty of murder in the first dgeree. Benham was remanded for sentence to Saturday moraine at 10 o'clock, when it is probable his counsel will make a motion for a new trial. Benimm did not seem to fu'ly realize the force of the situation' at first. As he was leaving the. courtroom. It seemed to dawn upon him in all its horror. His face grew deadly white, he tottered, and seemed about to fall. His attorneys gathered about him, and walked with him out of the room; The Benham tragedy began with a romance?the olopenient on August ;2, 1802, of Miss Florence Tout, an heiress, and but 10 years ot nee. Howard C. Ben? ham at that time was 22 years of age. In December last Mrs. Benham was taken seriously ill, and on the morning of Jan? uary 4 she died. Benham gave out a statement that death was due to rheuma? tism of...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

Grand Clearance Sale ?AT The Popular Shopping Place of the City. At 8C, 50 pieces French style Ginghams, worth 12Ae. At IOC, 25 pieces Figured Organdies, the regular prices were 12?c, 15c and 18c. At 8C, 20 pieces White India Linens, would be cheap at 12 Ac At 4iC, 10 pieces White Check Muslin, worth 8c. ?t 5C, 10 pieces White Check Muslin, would be cheap at IOC. At 5C, 20 pieces Colored Lace Striped Lawn, former prices were 8c and 10c. At 12-iC, 10 Pieces Colored Lappet Mull, former price 14c. At IOC, 5 pieces Striped Pique, just the thing for sepa? rate skirts. At 5C, Simpson's and Merri mack's best Calicoes. At I2?C, Brown Denim? nothing better for separate skirts. At l2iC, 25 pieces Figured Silkoline, kistji the thing .for mantle or bed drapery. fit 25C, 56-inch Table Linen, worth 35c At 37iC, 60-iuch Table Linen, worth 50c. At 40C, 68-inch Table Linen, worth 60t\ . At 5C, Turkish Towels. lit IOC, Turkish Towels, ex tra large, worth 12Ac. Ai S?Q, Linen Huck Towels, 18x36, sohl e...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

A One-Sided Conversation: ??I?ATCE ix look through our establishment? Certainly, in a few moments." j " Yes, wo occupy tho whole building?three stories, fifty-two and a half 1 bv ninety feet. Nearly fifteen thousand square feet of floor space. All of our largest anil finest presses aro on this floor. This tno is the ltto?t addiii n. prints a sheet 29x42 at n maximum speed of 2,<100 impressions an hour, running without perceptible jar or vibration, with a 'click ' that does one good to listen to Wo doubt if its equal, for its class of work, is in the Stale." ?'This is tho press wo uso for our finest Illustrated Catalogue School Annual and other Book Work; prints a sheet 31x50. It is driven by a direct, individual electric motor?no belts or pulleys." "These two arc for Hail road and Commercial Work, tho largest one being used for copying-ink work almost exclusively. All of our presse* have automatic counting machines which register the sheets as they nro printed, leaving no...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

ELOQUENT B?KER. AN ENGLISH BORN WESTERNER WHOSE SPEECH WAS A SPELL. HlA Memorable Effort Which Charmed tho Reporters Heyond tho Power to Record What Ho Said ? His Career on tho Pacific Coast and His Death. Only ouco huvo I listened to n speaker who could inako a uowspnper reporter forget his occupation, and that man was Colonel Edward D. Baker of Cali? fornia, Oregon and the nation. CoJouel linker was born in England and was brought to America while a child by his parents. His father was a Weaver and obtained work in a Phila? delphia-mill. Young Baker also worked in tho mill when he got old enough. Weaving was not to his taste, and as soon ns he could ho wont to Illinois mid without tho aid of much schooling edu? cated himself, got admitted to the bar und beguu tho practice of tho law iu middle Illinois, riding iu tho cironit with Lincoln nnd winning fame ns an orator. Ho went to Mexico as colouol of an Illinois regiment and won fuino at Corro Gordo. Being attracted to Cali? fornia ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 31 July 1897

L-.jjj ill y;f-, fc.Lisfor?&S?B, The Pioneer Agents. Represent' the largest foreign and American, companies. ; Twenty years? experience as agents and adjusters; also issue surety bonds.. fo?' hi i Commercial National Bank Building, Grouud Floor. li/ii'v ioaV We have a nice lot ??id ?; ' i|j - jf/j.q ik) :. ',?:?.;'{ of Split Bamboo and lance Wood .... no;: r xva u t ieoSi til 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, -ri Cs*?" Agents for Fatrbank's Scales. Money to Loan, ?iJH ,iW ?1- Parties desiring to borrow money -in small loans ranging from $200 -?to $000 front the Lynchburg Per -petual Building and Loan Com -pany on improved Roanoke city -real estate will call and file nppli ?-cations with J. W. BOSWELL, Agent, 110} Jefferson Street. CUT THIS OUT! nnd brine it to my Store on Jeffer? son street and it will be accepted as ...

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