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GLAD TO MEET HIM.
A SU Loul* Mlllloiiftlrc?)i Worm Koceptlon
of the (.enlnl Hum-u M?n.
A rocont oxporionco of Gilos P. Filley,
tho millionairo iron munufacturor, was
told by ono of bis friends at tho South?
ern to tho iiimisoiuont of tho
company. It will bo appreciated
by most of tho many mon, young
and old, who hnvo shaken hands with
Mr. Filloy. There is a groat deal of in?
dividuality in his handshake, especially
when ho is in a hurry nnd when tho per?
son whoso hand ho holds shows any en?
thusiasm in tho outset. Ho has four
horse-power muscles in his right hand,
and by a grasp which soems to him no
more than an expression of sincerity in
the act ho makes a sonsitivo person
ohango color sevoral times, while his
hand and arm twitch with pain. When
he takes tlio hand of a young man who
thinks he has something of a grip him?
self, tho slender, bony hand of tho iron
merchant closos with something of its
real powor. Tho enthusiastic young
man begs off every timo before that
power is half exhibited. Thero is not
another such grip in the country. Mr.
Filley is more than seventy years old,
but his hand is stronger than it was
thirty years ago. Ho wears his white
hair rather long, and his form is slight?
ly bent. Ho is a small man, with mild
blue eyes, and his dross is always plain.
A fow days ago ho got off the train at
Denver, and, with valise in hand, start?
ed uptown on foot Tho young bunco
ateoror was on guard, and Mr. Filley im?
pressed him as a vory promising subject
from tho country. Ho approached tho
vonerablo iron manufacturer with all
tho smiling amiability of the successful
stcerer and with tho familiarity of a
long acquaintance. He bowed low und
Mr. Filloy grasped his extended hand
as the stcerer exclaimed delightedly,
"my father's old friond, Mr. Johnson, of
-; I'm delighted to seo you.''
"Woll, I'm glad to seo you." replied
Mr. Filley with a pleasant smile and a
look that hetrayrvl nothing except pleas?
ure at tho meeting.
"You don't know bow glad I am to
seo you," replied tho young man.
"And you don't know how glad I am
to seo you," returned Mr. Filley, his
oyes flashing with satistaction.
"I'm always-" began the young
roan, but by that time tho grip of his
"father's old friend," which had been
tightening gradually, had become re?
markable, and he drew back with, "Hut
"Yes, hut I'm so glad to seo you,"
broke in Mr. Filley as ho set down his
Taliso to show that ho was not in a hur
"IJut you're crushing-" began tho
"But you don't know how glad I am to
Bee you," rejoined Mr. Filloy.
Ily that timo the young man saw that
Iiis "fathor's old friend" understood
his game, and ho was tying himself in a
knot in his effort to got away. Mr. Fil?
loy kept on till ho brought tears in tho
young man's oyos, and as ho released
him added: "Young man, I'm glad to
see you, but don't take mo for Mr. John?
son again."?St Louis Republic.
THE GREEK WOMAN.
She la Ilcautlfiil When Young lint Shown
Arc Ilitpi<Uy. j
Tho Greek women have all tho quick?
ness of their race, the features mobile
and tho eyes superb. Hut they loso tho
gracefulness of form early. There are
many forms of tho Greek beauty, from
tho mixed raco of Albania to the semi
Latin women of Terios or Scio, or tho
semi-Asiatic Greek of Asia Minor. They
have all the heroism of their ancestors,
and more courage, as I am sometimes
inclined to think, than the men. At
tho siege of Missolonghi tho wifo of
Tzavellas, whom I 'saw in boyhood, ac?
companied her husband at the head of
tho sortie that cut its way through tho
Turkish lines. She was of short stature,
hut on one arm sho carried her
?child, and with her right hand
'brandished a naked scimiter. Un?
fortunately for tho full development
of the GrCek woman's character, assome
might think, she is still ruled by (Iriontal
matrimonial methods, and hence is par- j
tially an Oriental. Marry she must.
Supposing a family of three sisters and !
eeven brothers; not one of tho brothers |
marries until the sisters are providod
with husbands. Hence in Greece thoinon '
generally marry lato in lifo and women ;
wed men far older than themselves. A
girl of sixteen or eighteen marrying a
man of forty-live to sixty is the most
common thing in the world among tho
Greeks. Marriage is also with them a
question of 11101103'; there must be some
property on both sides. Love is no con?
sideration and plays no part in Greek
marriages, notwithstanding that Fros
was a Greek god.
The marriage ceremony of the Greeks
.and Armenians is tolerably long. It al?
ways occurs in church; no pews nor seats
of any sort are permitted; tho densely
crowded aisles aro filled with incense,
and by tho timo tho long-haired priests
have chanted and prayed two or three
hours every ono is ready to fall with ex?
haustion. Roforo closing it may be add?
ed that our missionaries have repoatod
cdly married natives of these eastern
countries, and those unions have, to all
accounts, resulted happily.?Brooklyn
"r- Done Illin Up, (gSf.
Lawyer (in justlco's cour.)?Now,
young lady, you may take tho stand.
Lady?Yes, sir, with pleasure.
Man (in a whisper)?There, that does
mo up. She's my wife and sho's forty
nino years t'..., but tho sugar on that
lawyer's tonguo will cost mo for
millinory bofore tho end of tho month.
Cold-Victuals Hilly ? Say, ma'am,
couldn't yor gimme an old vest?
Mrs. Goodsole?Why, I shouldn't think
you'd want ono with that flannel shirt.
Hilly (stiffening)?Madam, do you
suppose I want to look like ono of those
?Thoro is a young man in Belfast,
Mo., but thirty-flvo years of ago who is
tho father of throe daughters all by a
different mother from legitimate mar?
riage. Ono is sovon years of ago, an
othor threo years and tho last throe
The best place in the
Correspondence concerning; Roanoke solicited
by Jas. S. Simmons' Real Estate Company. Solo
West End Land Co.,
Oak Ridge Land Co.,
Ingleside Land Co.,
Central Park Land Co.,
North Side Addition,
Home Building & Conveyance Co.
Also agents for the largest list of business and
residence properties, improved and unimproved,
throughout the city under one management.
We have a corps of salesmen and clerks that
will always be found ready to show our customers
every attention possible.
Parties ^desiring information in the matter ol
investments, great or small, will do well to call on
or write to
Geo. C. McCahan. and Treas. , Jas. S. Simmons- Pres.
Auction sale of valuable building lots in
NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA,
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1890.
The Newport News Land and Development Co.
This is what you have boon looking for. An investment with sure profits
behind it. Newport News is so well known that but little comment is neces?
sary. It is tho eastern terminus of the great Chesapeake rfnd Ohio Railway
system, and the best deep water port on the Atlantic coast. It has the larg?
est dry dock and the largest and best equipped shipbuilding plant in America,
besides numerous other industries already established. A cotton mill com?
pany, light and water company, and a street railway company are organized.
TEN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN INVESTED.
Next year 0,000 men will, bo employed, and more than $3,000,000 paid out
for wages in this city. Our population must soon bo 20,000 people.
NEWPORT NEWS SUCCEEDS BECAUSE IT IS A SUCCESS.
These lots arc located on the line of the projected street railway, within
the present city limits. Terms of sale?Ten per cent cash; balance in easy
instalments. Sale will be continued if deemed advisable. ids
In order to get ready for
Jefferson Street- tt
IMPORTER AND REPAIRER OF
Our Repairing Department
Is in charge of the very finest workmen that can be had. and wn guarantee to do
work which cannot be duplicated in the city. Send your watches to
AND GET FIRST-CLASS WORK,
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No. 5 SALEM AVE. - - - FULL STOCK.
iim!Mf REPAIRING PROMPTLY EXECUTED.
Pulaski City, Va.
Bluefield, W. Va.
The above houses offer superior accommodations to the travel*
ling public. Sample rooms for commercial men.
Pred 3=ZL Zoster, !lv?e.n.eigner
Street, Gale Bind
Have in store and for sale 50 barrels Chester Whiskey, our own distillation,
50barrels celebrated Glenwood whiskoy <>f which wo are sole proprietors, also
Lawson's choice old Velvet and Wilson, and other brands of whiskey too nu?
merous to mention. Imported and domestic, brandies, gins, wines, etc., all of
tin-celebrated brands in wood and glass. 50 cases Mumm's champagne just
received. Can furnish anything in our line at lowest figures.
Special attention paid to orders from Dry districts. Come and
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