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Beacon Flashes – 16 Sep 1898

Roanoke Beacon – 16 Sep 1898

Beacon Flashes

  • Mrs M. OWENS has been visiting friends near Edenton this week.
  • Mr. W N COOPER has returned home from a visit to Baltimore.
  • Mr. G H HARRISON has been North this week to purchase new goods
  • Miss Nona BRINKLEY is manipulating yard stick at M. OWENS & Co.
  • Mr. C D LOANE and wife have been visiting the northern states this week.
  • The Republicans and Populist Senatorial Conventions will be held here today.
  • Mr. W F OWENS, of Creswell, was here this week visiting his uncle, Mr. B OWENS.
  • Mr. L P HORNTHAL has been north this week purchasing new goods for his fall and winter trade.
  • Attorney Edmund ALEXANDER returned Wednesday from a professional visit to Columbia.
  • Mr. W A ALEXANDER returned home from Virginia Beach Monday, bringing his family with him.
  • Mr. W L SHARED has purchased the R B LATHAM residence corner Main and Washington streets.
  • Miss Janette MARTIN was called to Avoca Saturday by the illness of her mother. She returned on Monday.
  • Rev. <…> B GREEN wade has been holding a series of meetings at Christian Hope, on Long Ridge, the past week.
  • Mr. Herman HORNTHAL, of Norfolk, has been in our town this week visiting his brother, Mr. L P HORNTHAL.
  • Miss Mattie BENNETT, of Williamson, has been visiting relatives and friends in our town the past two weeks.
  • Mr. J A Wiloughby, of the firm of J A Wiloughby & Co., has been in Baltimore this week burying fall goods.
  • Mr. L L OWENS has rented the Hornthal residence corner, Main and Jefferson streets, and gone to keeping house.
  • Mr. W L SHERROD’s new store is nearing completion. It will be one of the largest and best buildings in the town.
  • The pretty Miss Eloise DAVENPORT, of Brunswick, Ga., is here visiting her aunt, Mrs. Laura LATHAM, and other relatives.
  • Mr. H H Brown left Monday for Newport News, Va., where he has gone to do some important business. We wish him much success.
  • Miss Irma MARSH, who has been visiting our town for two weeks as the guest of Miss Nina HARDISON, returned to her home in Bath, Monday.
  • Miss Leslie HARRISON left Wednesday morning for Morganton, where she will resume her standing <…> upon her duties as Librarian for the D. & D. Institute.
  • Mr. Mathias OWENS, of the firm M. OWENS & Co., has been in New York this week selecting fall and winter goods. Their stock this season will be out of sight.
  • Mrs. Annie LATHAM returned home on Wednesday from Delaware where she had been visiting relatives for several weeks. While absent Mrs. LATHAM purchased her fall and winter goods.
  • Our friend, Hon. H B WARD of Plymouth, the silver tongued orator, and Democratic nominee for the Senate from this District spoke at the town hall Thursday evening last. He is a fine orator and made a lasting impression upon our people. Messrs. WARD and MILLER will be glad to have a joint debate with the fusion nominees and when they get through with them they will be too sick for duty. Bet the fusionists will never canvas the district with them. — Washington Progress

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