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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 8 April 1891

BOUTITWEST VIRGINIA NOTES. Ovor thirteen hundred men are now employed in Oosport navy yard, and When the Dolphin, Atlantic and Potrel arrlvo this force will ho considerably inoroased. At prosont there is no work whatever in the steam engineering department, and only tho foroman and apprentices aro at work. Contracts for tho construction of tho West Virginia and Plttsburg railroad from Shaversvillo to Williams rivor havo boon awarded. This picco ol road will span tho gap botweon ibo present torminus and the immense timber tracts of the company. Tho road will run along Laurol crook to Williams rivor. Tbis and tho lino from Newton to Floronoo will probably bo finished with? in eight months. Tho Buona Vista Iron Company is doubling its mining forco, which moans tho employment of about 500 men to mine ore in its mines. Tho narrow gauge railroad line will ho so extended as to almost belt tho foot hills of tho mountains in the eastern and northern sections of tho town. Tho iron furnace is ...

Publication Title: Roanoke Times, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 8 April 1891

THE ROANOKE TIMES. EVERY MORNING, EXCEPT MONDAY. ROANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING CO.. PubllBnors and Proprietors. TIMES BUILDING, third avenue and First street, southwest. TERMS, BY MAIL, (Postago Prepaid.) Daily, one montn ,.$ >JjO " three months.j-j" ?* elx montlis . .... 3.w " one year. All parers sent out of tho city must bo paid for invariably in advance TELEPHONE NUMBER 134. Tfk Times Is delivered In Roarokc, Salem and Vlnton every morning by can.ers for 50 cents per month. THE WEEKLY TIMES. The Weekly Times, containing tho news of the week In a more condensed form, ouo year, SLOO In advanee. _ Advertising rates maac known on applica? tion. Items of news, communications, etc., should bo addressed to the Editor of The Times. Remittances, by express, money-order, reg? istered letter, cheque, or draft, should be ad? dressed and made payable to THE ROANOKE TIME8 PUBLISHINGICO. Roanoko, Virginia. Entered at tho Postofflco at Roanoko as sec? ond-class matter. ROANOKE. VA., APRIL...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 8 April 1891

THE CHESS CLUB. A Strong Organization Formed Last Night. Apropos to a call of sovoral choss players, a mooting was hold in tho rooms of tho Old Dominion Phonograph Company last night for tho purpose of organizing a choss, checker, and whist club. i About twenty porsons wore present, and many others wore roprosuntod by proxy. Prof. P. C. Leary was mado temporary ehalrman, and Wr B. Thomas, secretary. Tho chairman stated tho objict for which tho meeting had boon called, and announced that the first order of busi? ness would bo to effect a permanent organization. On motion of Mr. Harrison it was de? cided to call tho organization "Tho Roanoke Chess, Checker and Whist Club." Mr. Harrison named a score of promi? nent mon who wore willing to bucomo members of the club at once. Mr. Harrison was formerly a member of tbe Now Orleans club, from which tho Roanoko organization takes its name. This club is the finest in tho world, and has on Its rolls 1,000 niera bors. Tho rules and system of th...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 8 April 1891

. NEW TORPEDO CRUISER. A. Powerful and '.edy Vessel for De? stroying- SklrmUhera. j The. torpedo cruiser for which bids jtro to be opened at the Navy Dcpart tnent is to bo much larger than first jelass torpedo boats, says the New York ISun. It will retain many of the char jncteristlcs of the smaller vessels, such {as great speed and quick maneuvering, to which will be added a steady gun platform and great stiffness. Her gen? eral dimensions are: Length, 240.5 jfeet on deck and 259 feet on load line, iwith 27.5 feet beam and a feet normal (draught (S feet forward and 10 feet aft). |6he is to have twin screw propellers, idriven by direct-acting, inverted, triple expansion, four-cylinder engines of 3,000 indicated horse power each, with (eight Thornycroft boilers for supply? ing steam. The whole machinery plant rweighs only 250 tons, which is much jless than the ordinary weight required So gain such power, boingonly S3 pounds jper I. H. P. I The hnU 'is to bo built with a doublo {botto...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 8 April 1891

'? v . . - HAVE YOU SEEN fit? We refer tothe full and comprehensive treatise on the \J3lood and skip ?Whether yoa are sick or well, ?very home should have a copy. If you are well% It tells you how to keep co. If you are stck. it tells yoa how to regain your health. This valuable pamphlet will be mail* ed free to applicants. Tux Swift Specific Co* A t l ajt ta, OA JAPANESE PILE CURE A guaranteed Cure for Piles of whatever kind or degree?External, Internal, Blind or Bleeding, Itohing, Chronic, Reoent or Hereditary. $100 a box; 6 boxes, $5.00. Sent by mail, prepaid, on receipt of prioo. We guarantee to euro any case of Piles. Guaranteed and sold only by Johnson & Johnson, solo agents, Roa? noko Va. jan25-ly nothing Succeeds LIKE SUCCESS. Tho reason RADAM'S MICROBE KIL? LER is tho most won? derful medicine is be? cause it has never failed in any instance, no matter what tho diseaso, from Leprosy to the slmplestdiseaso known to tho human system. Tho scientific men of to-day c...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 8 April 1891

Cheapest in Town! Two lots on north side Lyon avenue, the best location in Exchange addition, price $3,500. Nothing in tho city limits ?an touch tbis as a safo investment and at tho same time a big speculation. Only for a few days. We do not need a stenographer just now, but wo would like to list a few nico residouee lots. D. S. MEADOWS & CO., 30 CAMPBELL STREET. War! War! War! "We have declared war in favor of our friends and intend to fight it out if it takes all tho summer. To put them on tho best property is our Watchword. To make them big money is our desire. Invest now, or you will regret it. Wo bavo property in all parts of Roanoko, on every street and in every addition,and as cheap as any can be had. We have also for sale a new 10-room house in Salem. Lot 00x170; beautifully located. Price S4.000. Usual terms. This houso is well built and is a big bargain. Wo havoalso a throo story brick storo on College avenue, Salem, Va., two nice store s below and elegant offi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

.* ?. ? The trroRtost offer ever ? : made. ; *#. .?" VOL. IX.-NO. 175. REAL ESTATE. Prices are low, but suro to bo higher, Everything favors the caroful huyer. Money is plenty, and preporty is cheap, Now is your time a harvest to reap. If you have money, and want to invest, Call at our ollice, we'll toll you tho rest. WILBUR S. POLE & CO., Rooms 3 and 4 Exchange Building. FOR RENT. Eight sto'-e rooms, opposito tho Mar? ket, corner Salem avenue and Nelson street. Theso stores will bo completed in a few days. They are 25x30, Witer and gas, or 12}; by 30 feet deep. Will fit up interior- to suit tenants. Apply to T. B. CARTER, NO. 14 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET. WANTED. Just a few more subscribers to tho stock of tho Highland Park Hotel Com? pany, which is going to he tho grandest summer resort near Roanoke. This will be a small gold mine to the projectors. Something like this has been needed near Roanoke an.l will ho a big success. Very little money required. For particulars cal...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

SALEM THE A. M. E. CONFERENCE. Large Attendance at the First Day's Session. Tho Virginia A. M. E. conference opened at 9 o'clock in tho A. M. E. Church, Bishop Alexander W. Wayman, of tho Tenth Episcopal district, pre? siding. This conference numhors about 10,000 church members. At tho meeting yesterday morning there was present: James A. Handy, financial secretary of tho A. M. E. Church in tho United States, and also Dr. Cnarles Smith, of Nashville, Tenn., secretary of tho Sunday-school union; Eev. Levi Coppin, of tho A. M. E. Church Review. Tho first business transacted after tho devotional exercises, was tho electiou of tho officers of tho conference. Rev. E. H. Ralden, of Smithfield, Va., was elected secretary; Rev. Edward Scarborough, of Eastville, Va., record? ing secretary; Rev. George T. Mussing ton, of Hampton, Va., statistical secre? tary, and James II. Garner, of Manches? ter, Va., elected reporter for the Chris? tian Recorder, the "A. M. E. Church organ, published in Phi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA NOTES. Edward W. Evans & Co., of Delta, ' Pa., have reeontlv purobased a tract of fifty aoreB of land near. Keswlok, this county, on which thero is a largo slate quarry. The slato, it is said, is of a vory superior quality, two colors, dark purple and groen. The firm oxpcot to have on tho ground in a fow days a com? plete outfit of machinery, whon opera? tions wlU commonco. Tho Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company is now building a track whioh will connect tho quarry with the railroad. In Wytho county tho Democratic no? minations aro as follows: Treasurer, Robert Snavoly; sheriff, Robert Land reth; com re issionors of tho rovonuo, O. Washington Hudson and J. S. Spanglur; commonwealth's attornoy, J. A. Sander. The Republicans aro in doubt as to whether they will hold a convention, but thoy bavo moro than one candidato for several of tho olllces and will have to do something to solidify their lines. Tho Rockingham Democratic county convention has nominate...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

THE ROANOKE TIMES. ft WRY MORNING, EXCEPT MONDAY. KOANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING CO Publisnora and Proprlotore. TIM BS BUILDING, Chlrd avenue and First stroot, southwest. TERMS, BY MAIL, (Postage Prepaid.) Dally, one month ,.I " three months.4m ?* six months . .... *w ?* one year.?-w All papers sent out of tho city must bo paid for Invariably in advance. TELEPHONE NUMBER 134. Tne Times is delivored in ItonroV?, Snlein and Vinton every morning by camera for 00 cents per month. THE WEEKLY TIMES. The Weekly Times, containing tho newB of the week in a more condensed form, one year, fLOO in advance._ Advertising rates maao known on applica? tion. _ Items of nows, communications, etc., should bo addressed to the Editor of The Times. Remittances, by express, money-order, reg? istered letter, cheque, or draft, should be ad? dressed and mndc payable to THE ROANOKE TIMES PUDLISHINGICO. Roanoko, Vlnrima. Entered at tho Postoffleo at Koanoke as soe ond-class matter. ROANOKE, VA., APRIL 9, 1891. NOTIC...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

ROANOKE IN 1891. A Few Points for Investors to Ponder. "3pring has opened." "Tho spring boom is upon us." Those and k'ndred expressions wero heard frequently upon tho stroots of Roanoko yostorday, and, as usual,a few doubting Thomaso? wantod proof of thoir truthfulness. They did not have far to go for it. Inquiry of tho morchants revealed a rapid and vory gratifying increaso of trade within the past fow days. Dray? men wore busy carrying goods to and from tho depot, and tho real estate agents,tho most reliable business barom? eters in our midst, wero all out with their bandsomo single and double teams, showing business and residenco lots and giving terms to parties anxious to invost in Roanoko prop >rty. Further inquiry developed tho fact that tho Jefferson Land Company had placed their lots in tho southern part of tho city on the market yes torday'morning. This information ac? corded in a measure for *.ho rush in that direction. Hon. William I*. Dupuy is president; P. R....

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

The Commercial and Industrial Center of the Mineral Belt of Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. Population in 1881 . 600 Population in 1891 . 22,500 Assessed values in 1881 - - - - $150,000 Assessed values in 1891 - - - - - $9,000,000 Manufacturing industries in 1881 - O Manufacturing industries in 1891 - - $17,000,000 In close proximity to inexhaustible deposits of coal, iron ore and limestone; surrounded by agricultural lands of unsurpassed fertility; populated by progressive people from various parts of the North and the South, Roanoke's inevitable destiny will make it a city of 75,000 to 100,OOOjpeople in the next ten years. ROANOKE, THE , MAGIC CITY. Interesting Facts About Roa noke Worth Knowing. Roanoku's Population?Ita Location and KiivlronineiitH?Its Itnilrotid Facilities. Its Hot.'is and Factories?Building Operations?Real KHtate Transfers, Comnaiiicx Chartered During 18DO, Improvements to be Made in 181)1. Roanoko has a population of 23,000. Its citizen* arc fro...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

LEMON ELIXIR. Pleasant, Elegant, Reliable. For biliousne ss and constipation, take Lemon Elixir. For (overs, chills and malaria, take Lemon Elixir. For sleeplessnoss, nervousness and palpitation of tho hoart, tako Lemon Elixir. For Indigestion and foul stomach, tako Lomon Elixir. For all sick and nervous headaches, tako Lemon Elixir. Ladios, for natural and thorough or? ganic regulation, take Lemon Elixir. Dr. Mozloy's Lomon Elixir will nol fall you in any of tho abovo-namod dis? eases, all of which ariso from a torpid or diseased livor, stomach, kidneys or bowels. Prepared only by Dr. H. Mozei.y, Atlanta, Ga. 50a and SI per bottlo, at druggists. LEMON HOT DROPS Cures all Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Soro Throat, Bronchitis, Hemorrhage and all throat and lung diseusos. Ele? gant, reliable. 25 cents at. druggists. Prepared only by Dr. H. Mozely, Atlanta, Ga. JAPANESE: A guaranteed Coro for Piies of what over kind or dogroo?External, Internal, Blind or Bleeding, Itching, Chronic, Recent...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 9 April 1891

Siegest in. Town! Two lots on north side Lyon avonuo. tho host location in Exchange addition, price 83,500. Nothing in tho city limits can touch this as a safe investment and at the same time a big speculation. Only for a fow days. Wo do not need a stenographer just now, but wo would like to list a few nice residence lots. D. S. MEADOWS & CO., 30 CAMPBELL STREET. War! War! War! Wo have declared war in favor of our friends and intond to fight it out if it takes all tho summer. To put them on the best properly is our Watchword. To make them big money is our desire. Invest now, or you will regret it. Wo have property in all parts of Roanoke, on every street and in every addition,and as cheap as any can bo had. Wo have also for sale a new 10-room house in Salem. Lot 00x170; beautifully located. Price 94,000. Usual terms. This house is well built and is a big bargain. We have also a three story brick store on College avenue, Salem, Va., two nice stores below and elegant offic...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 10 April 1891

? The area test offer ever ? : made. : VOL. IX.-NO. 176. REAL ESTATE. Prices are low, hut suro to bo highor, Everything favors the caroful buyer. Money is plenty, and property is cheap, Now is your timo a harvost to reap. If you have money, and want to invest, Call at our office, wo'll toll you the rost. WILBUR s. POLE & CO., Rooms 3 and l Exchango Building. FOR RENT. Eight storo rooms, opposite tho Mar kot, corner Salem avenuo and Nolson street. Theso stores will bo complotod In a few days. They aro 25x30, witor and gas, or 12 }s' by 30 foot deep. Will fit up interior to suit tenants. Apply to T. B. CARTER, no. 14 south jefferson street. For Rent Or Lease. Splendid storo room on Salem avenuo. Best stand in the city; very cheap. Also five other gcod storos. Wanted. Dwolllng houses, all sizes. Wo could rent ono hundred to-morrow if wo had them. If you have a houso and want a good tenant, come to seo us at once. FOR SALE CHEAP. Two splendid houses on Church stroct, Splendi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 10 April 1891

A. M. E. CONFERENCE. A Distinguished Gathering of Colored Prelates. The Roanokr Times Burkau, ) hotel luckhne, salem, va. s Tho most interesting sight to bo scon in Salem at present is tho A. M. E. Con? ference in its sittings. Bishop Way man is a portly colored preacher, coal black, but with a deal of intelligence and an unbounded capacity for the transaction of business, and when this is 6aid it is saying a good deal. Tho ' negro preacher is a horn orator, and many of tho uneducated among them tell truths in their uncouth ways that bear down on the hearer with double force. However, there are colored preachers of much intelligence, having tho best of educations, among tho delegates to A. M. E. conference In their discussions tho greater num? ber of tho preachers never mado a grammatical error. What may ho con? sidered remarkable (although it is only confirmatory of Charles A. Dana's re? cent utterance concerning tho Southern negro) is that the A. M. E. conference Bitting in Salem ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 10 April 1891

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA NOTES. The Bedford City poatofilee shows re-1 oolpts for ftvo years as follows: i !v25S ending March 31, 1837, about 84,150.00; year ending March 31, 1888, about 84,270.02; year ending March 31, 1889, about 84,286.09; year ondlng March 31, 1890, about 85,916.55; year ending Maroh 31, 1891, about $8,192.79. The company which now owns the fine sulphur springs in Grayson county is building a commodious hotol and mak? ing other improvements, so as to bo ablo to accommodate healtb-Eeekers this summer. John Reese, who has boon with the Bertha Zinc Company, at Pulaskl, for eleven years, has loft for his homo in Wales, on a two months' leave of ab? sence The Lexington Development Company have commenced laying olf and grading the streets on their property. Tbo sito for tho new hotol has at last boon selected, and they havo commenced throwing dirt, making ready to build tho foundation. This will bo a very handsome building, situated about a quarter of a mile from the presen...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 10 April 1891

THE ROANOKE TIMES. ?EVERY MORNING. EXCEPT MONDAY. UO A NOK E TIMES PUBLISHING CO? Publlsncrs and Proprietors. TIMES BUILDING, third avonuo and First street, southwest. TERM8, BY MAIL, (Postage Prepaid.) Dally, one montli ,. ** three months.j-? ** six months . ? ? ? * ?ffi ** one year."-W All papers sent out of tho city must bo paid tor Invariably tn advance. TELEPHONE NUMBER 134. Tub Times is dciivorcd In Roarnko, 8alem and Vinton every morning by eanlera for 60 cents per month. TIIE WEEKLY TIME8. Thb Weekly Times, containing tho nows of the week in a more condonsed form, one year, tLOO in advance. _ Advertising rates maao known on applica? tion. Items of news, communications, etc., should be addressed to tho Editor of Tnn TIMM. Komlttanocs, bj' express, moDey-order, reg? istered letter, cheque, or draft, should be ad? dressed and uiado payable to THE ROANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING!?). Ronnoko, Vlnrima. Entered at tho Postoffleo at Roanoko as soc ond-close matter. ROANOKE, VA., APRIL 10, ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 10 April 1891

TATTOOED BEAUTIES. Scarred Faces of the Women In Darkest Africa. Necklaces Composed of Unman Teeth? The Story of a Chlors Daughter? Naturally Good Faces Disfig? ured tor Fashion's Sake. On the Walls of the small room of Ex? plorer Herbert Ward, in London, are divers sketches of the beauties of Af? rica. Here is a sketch of a woman of the Bukongo?a woman of the ?upotos ono of the most savngc tribes of the Groat river. In this sketch the face is disfigured by a scries of cicatrices, mak? ing it as hideous as can be well imag? ined. This form of tattooing is produced by making wounds in the flcsh'of about half an inch in length und never allow? ing them to heal properly; when they woman of ot.t0t0. show a tendency to do bo, the Oupotos pull them roughly apart; the result is a line and conglomeration of lines of scars horrible to behold. The Oupotos, he tolls you, in their cooking arrangements arc not alto? gether suggestive of a Parisian cordon bleu; it is not quite nice to sit down to...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 10 April 1891

The Commercial and Industrial Center of the Mineral Belt of Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. Population in 1881 . 600 Population in 1891 . 22,500 Assessed values in 1881.$150,000 Assessed values in 1891 .$9,000,000 Manufacturing industries in 1881 - - - - Q IYIanufacturing industries in 1891 - - - - $17,000,000 In close proximity to inexhaustible deposits of coal, iron ore and limestone ; surrounded by agricultural lands of unsurpassed fertility; populated by progressive people from various parts of the North and the South, Roanoke's inevitable destiny will make it a city of 75,000 to 100,000 people in the next ten years. ROANOKE, THE MAGIC CITY. Interesting Facts About Roa noke Worth Knowing. Boanokc'a Population? Its Locution and Environments?Its Kailroad Facilities. Its Hotels and Factories?Building Operations?lleul F.state Transfers. Companies Chartered During 1800, Improvements to l>o Made in 1801. Roanoke has a population of 22,000. Its citizens are fr...

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