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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

SALEM SHERIFF WEBBER RESIGNS. He Gives Failing Health as His Reason. Roanoke Times Bureau. ). Hotel Lucerne, Sai.km, Va. S ShoriUC. M. Wobbcr, who has been sheriff of Roanoko county for the past eight years, has sent in his resignation to Judge Griflin, of tho county court, giving as his reasons for so doing had health. Mr. Webber has made an excellent BborifT, and his work has been accept? able even to Citizens of different party afiilications to Iiis own. Mr. VVobbor was elected sherilT on the Readjuster ticket eight years ago, and also again four years ago as a Repub? lican. Ho is an ex-newspaper man. having been editor and proprietor of tho fSaloni Register from shortly after the war un to the time of its consolidation wich the Roanoko (County) Times,when ho retired from journalistic work. It was also owing to his poor health that he was r.ot^a candidate for re-elec? tion at the approaching election, his non-candidacy leaving the field clear .for tho present Democratic nominee, ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

LITTLE DOQ TRIXIE. Llttlo Dog Trlxlo is gontlo and wee, > But Little Dog TrUie baa truo spaniel pride, And to-day ho is happy and proud as can bo, -. For Liu in Dog Trlxlo is taking a ride. ?Little Maid May has her doll-carrlago fine, And Little Dog Trlxlo is seated Inside; Ho seems to bo saying. With eyes that shlno: "Oh,isn't it nteo to bo inking a ride 1" There Is Doll Bessie looking nslcanco At so strunze a proceeding, it can't be denied; Ob, foolish dolly, to Jealously glance At Little Dog Trlxlo taking a ridel Down tho street speeds tho carrlago away, And a bappler pair In the whole world wldo You will scarcely Und than Littlo Maid May li Ana Littlo Dog Trlxlo taking a ride. ?Emma C. Dowd, In Farm and Home. BOYS' TELEGRAPH. vented. How Two Clever Youngsters Pass Many Pleasant Hours. Tho present generation Is so accus? tomed to the electro-magnetic telegraph that it is hardly remembered that there <?_^-3i were various n ii forms of tele? graphing, that is,...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

THE ROANOKE TIMES. KVEUY MORNING. EXCEPT MONDAY. KOANOKB TIMES PUBLISHING. CO., Fubllsncra and Proprietors. TIMES BUILDING, Third avenue and First street, southwest, TERMS, fiY MAIL, (Posiago Prepaid.) DsHy, "no month ...... $ -M ** three months.LfiO " six months . .... j-00 " one year. All papers sent out of tho city must bo paid tor invariably In advance. TELEPHONE NUMBER 134. Tim Times is delivered in Hoanoko, Salem and V in ton every morning by canlers for 50 cents per month. THE WEEKLY TIMES. Tns Weekly Times, containing the news of the week In a more condensed form, ono year, fl.OO in advance Advertising rates maao known on applica? tion. Items of news, communications, etc., should bo addressed to tho Editor of Tun Times. itomiiumcos, by express, money-order, reg? istered letter, cheque, or draft, should bo ad? dressed and made payable to THE ROANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING CO. Koauokc, Virginia. Entered nt the PostolBce at Koanoko as sec? ond-class matter. ROANOKE, VA.. MAY 10, 1801...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

THE. DECISION RESERVED. The White-Campe-Clark Horse Case. Tho case of Dr. P. E. White, charged with obtaining a horso valued at S200 from J. C. Clark, was hoard boforo Justico Iiowerton yesterday afternoon. It appears from tho evidonco given, that Clark stopped at White's stablo one day last week and desired to mako a trade, stating that ho wished to soil the horso ho was then riding. White sent for II. N. Campo and told him tho horso was for salo. Aftor some consultation, Campo bought tho horso for 8200, giving two notes of 8100 oach in payment. Campe told Whito to got tho notes dis? counted at tho Citizon's Bank and ho would pay tho discount. Clark charges that Whito represented Campo as being an oxtonsivo real estato deale r and that ho owned a lino raco horso worth moro than 81,000. The trade was made and Clark took tho notes to tho bank, but could not get them discounted. Records at the clerk's otllce were examinod, but noth? ing was found to Canape's credit. Clark then found o...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

DAME DOROTHY. (Pretty Dame Dorothy sits in her chair, ? Powder and pearls and n tortoise shell comb tin the smooth bands of her gold-gleuudng hair; j Creamy luco mfiles llko ripples of toam Lit her white throat, and sbo sits there and f~ smiles? ?Odo score ot years and a dozen of wiles. jPretty Dnmo Dorothy, bock in tho hull j Bangs a great pleturo a century oh!; [A beautiful lady, majestic and tall? ? Pace llko a blossom and hair of spun gold? [Powder and pearls and a tortoise shell comb? (Creamy lace rufilcs like ripples of foam. Ages and ages before you were born, < Sbo bloomed, u fair Bower, coquettish nud quaint. [You can sec by that blending of sweetness and BCorn f That sho danced upon hearts wbilo sho smiled lilic a saint. {Are you llko her, I wonder, Dnmo Dorothy sweet? fWould you tread on a heart If it lay at your j feet? {With yourgroudroamin.VsJowels and creamy old t locc, \ And tho delicate bloom of her shell-tinted cheek, [Your grandmamma's beauty and blosso...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 19 May 1891

SOME - BOOKS WORTH 3D. P. Roo's complete works, cheap edition, 50 cts. volume. Is This Your Son, My Lord ? 50 cts. Anglomaniacs, 50 cts. Mrs. Harrison. Confessions of a Nun, 50 cts. Tholma.hy Marie Corrolli, 50 cts. Mrs. Southworth's Works, 50 cts. Looking Backward, 50 cts. Three Men In a Boat. Jerome, 40 cts. Idlo Thoughts. Idle Fellow, 35 cts. Mill Mystery, Greene, 50 cts. The Evil That Mon Do. Fawcett, 50 cts. NEW BOOKS RECEIVED DAILY. Thompson's Book Store, No. 30 Campbell Street. Coal! Coal and Wood! W. D. MYERS Has a Coal olllce at 58 Salem avenue. Orders received thero for Coal and Wood, which will bo filled promptly on Bhort notice. Tolephono OS. aprS-lyS PANTS FOR ALL Colors, price from $150 to $7-50 OUR REGULAR LINE OUR SLIM JIM'S are long the Man. too for average The only place for the physic an driving glove. TOURNAMENT. GRAND HANDICAP Billiard Tournament RICE'S BILLIARD PARLORS Commences April 27. S. i. RICE & CO, Proprietors. mar22-ly J. E. Mulcare &amp...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

For bargains ? in real estate read THE TIMES. 1 VOL. IX.-NO. 210. BARGAINS.?PEOPLE WHO HAVE any money to invest can pick up bettor bargains in Real Estate now than have been ollercd for a year. Tboro is no question about money being tight and very fow peoplo being in a position to buy, but those who have money and do not invest because they aro afraid, aro robbing themselves. 1 htfve a few bargains that aro exceptionally cheap, that can bo bought during tbo next 3 or 4 days at a very low cost. Call on or address, WILBUR S. POLE, Rooms 3 and 4, Exchange Building. ~pOR KENT. Two good oliices, ground floor, cheap, Campbell street. 7-room house, stable, etc., 835 per month. Storo room and dwelling, 825 per mouth. 5-room house, car line, 81 5 per month. 5-room house, 820 per month, (i-room house, 825 per month. 7-room house, Salem avenue, 830 per month. 5-roo.n bouse, 820 per month. Two good oliices, ground tloor, Salem avenue. FO11 SALE.?!> choice lots in Belmont Addition at ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

SALEM DEFYING THE LAW. A Thief Enters 'Squire Cam? per's Place. Roanokk Times Bureau, \ Hotel Lucerne, Salem. Va. 1 Some thief actually had tho audacity to enter the castlo of 'Squire J. W. Cam? per, Salem's respected consorvor of the law and justice of tho peace Monday night, and tako from a pair of tho 'Squiro'8 own pants. SIO in money. Tho pants wero resting upon a chair in the front room of tho 'Squire's house on Broad street, tho 'Squire being :nlccp in an adjoining room. Tho pocket book which contained the money was replaced in the pocket of the pants, and some papers it contained wore dropped on tho lloor. No windows wero open when tho burglary was dis? covered tho next morning, although the squire thinks tho thief opened a window to get in. A flour pot near tho window had been overturned. Farmer's store on Collogo avenue, was also broken open the same night, and two pair of pants, two coats, and a paiis of suspend? ers taken from tho show window in which a glass was broken, ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

RACING. gPHING HACKS. At the Lake nnd Driving Park, ltoanoko, Va., May -7,-8. -'"and Special Races, Mayao, i?u. PBOORAMMB, WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 1801. Riico I, Running, Hotel. Stakes. Kivc Chehthsot a mile dash. Purse 8125.0U. ?S5.U0 to first; 910.00 to second. Itace ii, Trotting, Koadstor Hace.to Wog ons. Purse one Inmdrod dollars. Sixty dollars to first; twenty-live dollars to second; lifteen dollars t<> third. Mllo heats, two In three. Only horses owned In ltoanoko county since January 1. lMil.and havol>cen used exclusively as road horses are eligible to start. EutrlOS close at 0 l). in. day before race. Race ill. Running. Mllo ilash. Purse one hundr?d und lift v dollars. One hundred dollars to Ih-st; Dfty dollars to second. THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1891. Hneo I., Running, K-mile flash. Purse one hundred and fifty dollars. Ouo hundred dol? lars to first; fifty dollars to second. itare II.,Trotting,2:40. class. Purse two hundred dollars. <&amp...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

THE ROANOKE TIMES. grVERY MORNING. BXOEPT MONDAY. BOANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING CO., Publlsnors and Proprlotore. TIMES BUILDING, avenue- anil First street, southwest. TERMS, BT MAIL, (Postage Prepaid.) Daily, ono month ,.I M " tlirce months.j-j? ? six months . .... ?.JJJ) ?* ono year. All papors sont out of tho city must bo paid for invariably in advarico. TELEPHONE NUMBER 124. The Times Is delivered in Roaf ritte, Salem and Vinton every morning by cariiors for 50 cents per month. THE WEEKLY TIMES. Thb WKBKtY Times, containing the news of tho week In a moro condensod form, one year, $1.00 in advance. Advertising rates mauo Known on applica? tion. Items of news, communications-etc, should be addressed to tho Editor of TnK Times. Remittances, by express, money-order, reg? istered lottor. cheque, or draft, should be ad? dressed and mado payablo to THE ROANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING CO. Roanoke. Virginia. Entered at the PostolEce at Roanoke as eoc Ond-closs matter. ROANOKE, VA.. MAY 20, 1891. Rowe...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

THE FIGHT NOT ENDED. The Opponents of the Bridge Will Not Give Up. The action of the City Council"in or? dering the special committee in charge of the overhead bridges to go agoad on the work fell with solid front and stub? bornness before the eyes of the object? ing Front street property owners yes day morning. "This means war," said ono of the complaintants to a member of tho Council. Then it soomcd as if no one know any moro about tho matter. Mr. O'Eeary, prosident of tho Electric Liixh t Company, said he had not posted himself about tho matter at all. His company would bo greatly damaged by tho bridge, but a meeting of the board of directors would have to bo called before it was determined what action would bo ar rived at. Mr. Terry is probably tho largest freeholdor on Front street. Ho said to a TIMES reporter yesterday that ho had placed tho whole matter in tho hands of his lawyer, Mr. Watts, and it was very likely, should work cummenco so as to obstruct free passage to and fr...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

COVERED WITH ARMOR, ,An ingenious Method of Protect? ing a Cow. The Animal Wm Imposed to Indian Ilul lots ami Ilcr Owner Clothed Her In a Complete Coat of Mall. A late copy of the Buffalo Oap (S. D.) ,Mirror gives an account of an ingenious invention of a citizen of that place, Ulookitt Ferguson. We learn from the Mirror's excellent account that Mr. Ferguson is a blacksmith, having a shop in Choyonno avenue, and living with his wife and family in the sub? urbs, lie has long been known to his .fcllow-townsmcn as a most ingenious man and has been responsible for sev? eral inventions of more or less merit, among them being a safety dog-catch on mine-hoisting apparatus. We claim no expert knowledge on mine-hoisting machinery-, says tho New York Trib? une, but we should say that a dog> catch must be a very important thing about the mouth of the shaft, and it can not bo pleasant to have dogs con? stantly tumbling down on the miners. Hut Mr. Ferguson's present invention is somet...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 20 May 1891

SOME - BOOKS WORTH E. P. Roo's comploto works, choap edition, 50 cts. volume. Is This Your Son, My Lord '? 50 cts. Angloiuaniacs, 50 cts. Mrs. Harrison. Confessions of a Nun, 50 cts. Thelma.hy Mario Correlli, 50 cts. Mrs. Southworth's Works, 50 cts. Looking Rack ward, 50 cts. Three Men In a Boat. Jerome, 40 cts. Idlo Thoughts, Idle Fellow, 35 cts. Mill Mystery, Greene, 50 cts. The Evil That Men Do. Fawcett, 50 cts. NEW BOOKS RECEIVED DAILY. Thompson's Book Store. No. 30 Campbell Street. Coal! Coal and Wood! W. D. MYERS Has a Coal office at 58 Salem avenue. Orders received there for Coal and Wood, which will bo filled promptly on Bhort notice Telephone 98. apr8-ly8 PANTS FOR ALL MANKIND. Colors, price from $150 to $7.50. OUR REGULAR LINE OUR SLIM JIM'S The only place for the physic au driving glove. MEALS & BURKE. TOURNAMENT. GRAND HANDICAP Billiard Tournament ?AT RICE'S BILLIARD PARLORS Commences April 27. S. A. EKE & CO, Proprietors. mar22-ly J. E. Mulcare &...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 21 May 1891

For bnrgnlmi In ronl ! eotntereodTHK TJMEB. 1 VOL. IX.?NO. 211. ]?ou ham:--t w b nt y-t hum b . Kbaroa of Roanoko lilnok Mnrhlo Company'* atock tor ono hundred dot la?, on whluh SJO pur cent, baa been "paid. I'rloo 8P?(>. Thin In nn oppor? tunity that may never proiont Itself again und utii) Unit you ahould take ad viuii.hk?'or. The atoek or the company littM Hold for Wt per nharo and will pay hancVwnnnlythe m-ar future. The quarry b* thoroughly oponod and marblo Ih now belnir taking out for Hhlpment. WIUUMt H. |?OLB, Uoomtt 2 ?ml 4, Exchange Itiilldlng. 70R RIANT. Two ffood olllc.i'M, ground floor, cheap, < 'unjplx'l I atrect. 7-i'mm house, Htabln, etc,, IMfi por mouth. Su?ro room and dwelling, (J'J'> por lliontli. .' room hoiiHO, cB.r Mw?i, 61 .*i per mouth. fWrooin ho?no, Jf'.'O per monl.li. A-rOOm llOUHOi S'J5 por moiitli. 7?room house., Malom avenue, S.'IO per moi.ili. A-roon hoiiHO, 8-0 por month. Two good ofBcoH? ground floor, Sfv'.ciii avfchu...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 21 May 1891

SALEM THE TANNERY. A Peep at One of Salem's In? dustries. ROANOKK TlMRS burkau, { IIOTKL LUCKRNE, SAI.km. VA. j a visit to tho Salem Steam Tannery will well repay the troublo. The tan? nery covers ton acres of ground in West Salem, and about twonty-ilvo hands are now at work. The building of tho tan? nery was begun a year ago, and was finished in tiroo to begin work by last December. "It takes about six months to change a raw ride into solo leather," said T.E.McVitty.of Loas ?fc McVltty, of Philadelphia, yesterday. Mr. McVitty's firm is tho largest stockholders in the Salom Tanning Company, of which the capital stock is Sc'?O.OOO. They also oporato two large tanneries in Philadel? phia. After tho hair is all taken off the hides by tho use of limo, they are placed in tho tanks in tho main yard building between alternate layers of the ground-up tan bark, and then cov? ered with the tanning liquor, which is made in a very largo adjoining building, tho leaching house. Tho liquor is pro ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 21 May 1891

s RACING. PRINQ.KAOBS. At tho Lake and Driving Park, Konnoko, Va., Muy 27, '-'S. ^9 and Special Kam, May au, l&il. PROGRAMME, WEDNESDAY, MAY 37, 1891. Race I, Running, llotol, Stakes. Klvu tlghthsot ftinllo dash. Purso ?125.UU. ?K<5.U0 to tlret;' ?10.00 to second. Huce II, Trotting, Koalisier Raco.tO w ug ons. Pureo ono hundred dollars. Sixty dollars to tlret; twenty-11 vo dollars to second; fifteen dollars to third. Mile heats, two In three. Only horses owned hi Koanoko eovmty since January 1. IBM, and have been used exclusively as road horses uro eligible to start, hntrlijs close at 0 p. in. day before race. Unco ill, Running, Mllo dash. PursMhn', hundred and tiriy dollars. One hundred jollars to llrst; lllty dollars to second. THURSDAY, MAY 28, lH.jl, Race I., Uunnlntr, K-mllo d jSh. Purso ono hundred and lift j dollars. One hundred dol? lars to first; llfty dollars tQ second. Unco II., Trotting, fc:40 class. Purse two hundred dollars. Ono hundred and thirt...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 21 May 1891

THE ROANOKE TIMES. VERY MORNING. EXCEPT MONDAY. ROANOKE TIMES P?BLISniNO CO., Publlsncrs and Proprietors. TIM US BUILDING, Yblrd avonuc and First street, southwest. TERMS, BY MAIL, (Postage Prepaid.) Dolly, one month ,.$ " threo months.j-?* " six months . .... J.eu " ono year.B,w All papers sent out of tho city must bo paid Cor Invariably in advance. TELEPHONE NUMBER 134. Tn? Times Is delivered in Roanoko, Salem and Vinton every morning by canters for 50 oonts pur mouth. THE WEEKLY TIMES. The Weekly Times, containing tho news of tho week in a moro condousod form, ono year, 11.00 in advance. Advertising rates maao known on applica? tion. Items of news, communications, oto? should bo addressed to tho Editor of The Times. Remittances, by express, money-order, reg fatorcd luttor, cheque, or draft, should bo ad? dressed and made payable to THE ROANOKE TIMES PUBLISHING CO. Roanoke, Virginia. Entered nt the Postofflco at Roanoko as sec ond-olofs matter. ROANOKE, VA., MAY 21, 1891. liowell'...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Roanoke Times — 21 May 1891

DIAMOND DRUMMERS. Traveling Salesmen Who Garry Fortunes on Thoir Persons. Facts Concerning Precious Stone* Glcanod In Conversation with nn K?st ern Denier?lluults of tho Urn miners. . *'You might be surprised," said a prominent Broadway dealer iu precious stones to a New York World man, "if I should tell you that rubies uro now in greater demand than diamonds." "Why, that seems almost incredible," remarked tho reporter. "Indeed it does," continued the mer? chant, "but nevertheless it is true. Ru? bies aro becoming very scarce, as the mines are about worked out. Only a lew days ago a friend of mine sold a ruby weighing littlo over carut lor two thousand dollars. Tho salo took place in Chicago, and I knew both of the men In the transaction. "The market for diamonds just now is inactive. Since the first ol the year, however, there has been an ndvanco ol at least twenty-five per cent. On this ?account you will find that small dealers will not invest in them to any extent lor lear the pr...

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