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FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
New Yoi:k, Oct. 30.?[Special!?Ex?
change dull, fairly steady at tsi \ ,(00481'?.
Money oasy at .'i to 0. Sub-treasury
balances?(fold, 8145,710,000; currency,
3*5,517,000. (iovernment bonds dull,
steady is, 121; I'.s. loi'4,
bonds dull, stoud.v
Ala. C A L'-.is.. 10.1
do. Cl. 115s.. idt
< la. 7s nioi'tg'e ?...
do. . Is. OS
S. C con lit... I (Ml
Tonn. sett.... 71
Vir. 08. 50
Vir. consuls... 47
Ch. & N. VV..
Del. iv. Lack..
E. Tonn., new
Lake Shore . .
1',. & N.
Mom. ?s Char.
Mob. it Ohio.
N. O. Pa.. 1st. . .0OJ4
X. V. Con_ lot ! .
X. & W. prof., 50 J .
X. Pac. 27%
N. Pac. pref. . 7r.,!1l
Pac. Mail_ tl
It. & W. P. Tl 17%
[took Island. . 7li%
St. Paul. 50%
St. Paul pref. 10S 1.
Tex. Pacific . 17;>?
Tn.Coal & Ir'n 41 ''j
11.'!1., I'nion Pacific. 45%
:.'(??. X. J. Cen.110%
81 Mo. Pacillc. .. OS1..
100% West. Union . si
75% Cot. Oil T. C. 10
57 Brunswick ... 20
37% Mob. & 0. 00
90 Silver Cor_!(?."?'.;
>nOm?CK ami MKUC1IAKDI8K.
Nkw VoKK, Oct. 30.?I Special]?
Southern Hour steady, dull; wheat dull,
(dosing steady at trifle higher on red;
No. 2 red, 108% elevator; options very
dull, }?(<?)}.! up, as sustained more by cx
citomenfe in corn. No. 2 red Oct. ami
Nov. 108%; Deo. 100; May 112%. Corn
quint. !4 up. scarce. No. 2, 5U%@00 el?
evator; options excited on large specu?
lative Inlying, closing at advance of
?'?? and firm. Oct. and Nov. SOjfcf; Dec.
00' .: May 01%.
Oats, stronger, fairly active, options |
firm, quiet : Oct. and Nov., 40; Dec. SO; I
May, 53; No. spot. 40@50%. Hops, |
lirtn. moderate demand. Coffee,options ,
c1osod,stc'ady, $15.00(H 1 r..3."> down, lower j
cables, active. Oct.. $17.85; Nov..
S17.40? 17.50; Dec, $l0.75(?>17;00: May. j
si.",.(iiiei 15.25. Spot rice, nominal, for j
cargoes. 20%; Sugar, raw. quiet, easier,
fair refining, 5 5-1?; centrifugals, 0(1 test,
5 15-10; refined, quiet, steady. Molasses,
foreign nominal; New Orleans, quiet,
steady. Iticc, active, firm. Petroleum,
quiet; refined, all ports. S7.110,
Cotton-seed oil, firm: crude, -.'S. Kosin.
dull, linn: strained, common to good.
Sl.45fa 1.50. Turpentine, dull, 40%@41.
Wool, Hrm, quiet. Pork. dull, steady.
Ilcefi steady, quiet; beef hams. dull,
easy. Tierced beef, linn, dull; cut
meats, dull, steady: middles, quiet;
short, clear, $6.20. Lard, active, lower:
Western steam, $0.50; city, 80.50; Nov..
$0.47; Dec, SO..v.): May,$7.18. Freights,
firm. Cotton, Is, 8d; 7s. 8d bid.
CniCAOO, Oct. 31.?[Special |? Wheat
only moderate business. Trading seemed
to he pretty evenly divided: tho trading
was rather firm, and prices slightly
better than yesterday's closing. Open?
ing was litt lo tame, with declining '.,,
but May hold steady, then firmer feel?
ing developed and prices advanced
again settled back to opening figures
from which an advance of %@% fol?
lowed, eased oil' slightly and closed
about \ ?gher than yesterday for May
delivery while December was nii
?OhangOu. Corn?trading was of fair
volume and feeling developed tinner,
and (^specially on near futures.
First trades were at >4 decline, but
under good demand strength in near
futures being feature, advanced half
cent, reacted '4, sold up another 1 _. or
at 52% for May, when there was some
sidling against private privileges and
prices receded ruled tinner and closed
with gain for day of '..(" Oats were
traded in fairly, hut. steady feeling pre?
vailed for May, but Oct. was weaker.
Prien changes wore small and result of
local influences and closing sales for
May woro at %@J4 advance over yes?
Mess pork?trading was only moder?
ate: opening sales were made at 2%
decline, but temporary rally of 2%(fi5
was gained shortly: after opening later
Ijprices settled back 7%@10and market
[closed quiet at medium figures. Lard,
moderate trade was reported. Prices
declined :_"_.(</."? and (dosed steady at
medium figures. Shortrihs sides moder?
ately active trade was reported; prices
Ideclined 2%@5 and closed rather quiet
|at medium figures.
The leading futures:
(?.'.17 1 .
[jlb.t KiTKi.n, W. Va.. fsVpti 30.?[Spo
-Marf in Norman, a miner at P<>
Jiontas, was run over and killed by an
;ino near Pocahontns Tuesday night.
head was out entirely off. He was
link at the time, and was laying on
I'ho prisoners in the Mercer county
, seme eighteen or twenty, broke jail
terday morning. One negro from
letlcld was killed. All the others es
jed. including Hob llurnottv alias
i/car Poot." the desperate moon
lier arrested several weeks ago at
iflcld. This makes the second time
has broken jail at this point, and lie
jiped from Iiis guard on his way to
"aft' r Iiis first escape, and was re
I ur> ii. A large reward will be offered
c<o. Allen, <>f Salem, Va.,
have for rent, in Central Marke!
||k, on Main street, a store with
and brlok front, size 75 feet deep;
p( pitch; will be ready t?> occupy
I Noven ber 10. Also six stalls in
ral Market suitable for butetit m Or
r.t. Addri >s Oeo. Ai.i.kx.
|^?s-i",t Salem,, Va.
>r ni prW ot a constipated condition
MAKE MONEY Ah J1 HELP ROANOKE
Subscription Books P'F t'1? Col?
umbia Land Company Open.
Something for every land company,
property-owner and merchant hi Koun
True real-estate values depend upon
wage earning establishments. The
Columbia band Company lias secured
a large manufacturing plant under very
favorable conditions, which, if carried
out. will add 1,000 to the population of ,
The .Monitor Steam Ucncrator Manu?
facturing Company employs 2tH) men,
many of them skilled workmen, ami
ground will he broken immediately upon
the completion of the subscription list
to the stock of the Columbia band Com?
Washington. 1). ('.. Lancaster, l'a..
Richmond, Va., and West Virginia sub?
scriptions are already secured.
The prospectus of this company is
printed below, and maps showing the
situation are to be seen at t he* office of
the Company? Room N?v .1, Timks Ituild?
This is a money making proposition,
and all are requested to look into il and
The I'resident of the Monitor Steam
Generator MTg Co!, Mr lloracq M.
Kngle, formerly of Marietta, l'a., now
here, will fully explain the purposes of
this company. Don't, wait for others,
get your name down. Subscription
cards and maps can he seen at the office
of S. 1). Ferguson, Trons., and at, the
following Real Estate offices until Sat?
urday, Nov. 1st:
L. L. PoWKl.l, & Co..
Okay & Uoswki.i..
John II. IIakti.ktt, President.
Another Large Manufacturing Plant |
Has been secured for the "Magic City.*' 1
w hich will at once employ two hundred j
men, many of them skilled mechanics, i
and will, eventually, employ from eight |
hundred to liftcon hundred men. barge
pipe works will soon he connected with ,
them. The consumption of iron plate, I
manufactured here, will he immense,
and the employes, with their families,
of this company, will make a town <>f
Large ISrick Works. Furniture Manu?
factory, a large Casket and Coffin Manu?
factory (the only one in the South) and
a Sewing Machine Co.. are now negotiat?
ing for locations with the "Columbia
All these good things for Roanoke de?
pend on completing tin- subscriptions
to the Capital Stock of tin- ''Columbia
Lund Co." That this will be rapidly
subscribed there can he no doubt.
A Charter of very liberal character
luis been secured, with the following lu
eorporators and Directors:
JOHN IL UAHTLKTT. president, of
11. C. MUSSER, vice-president, of
Lancaster Co.. l'a.
HUGH W. FRY, secretary, of Vir?
S. I). FERGUSON, treasurer, of Vir?
AMOS ZIEGLER, of Lancaster Co..
Capital stock. S2'i0,000. Shares,810each.
The property consists of 230 acres. I
more or less, costing $100,000, secured |
by contracts, anil is situated on the Nor?
folk and Western railroad, having over
half a mile of main line running through
it. It is hounded by the Roanoke river,
the properties of the "Inter-Urban Land
Company" and others, now being rapid?
ly improved. The property of the Roa?
noke Development Company, recently
It is proposed to locate manufactories
on this hind, and one large one. the
??.Monitor Steam Generator Manufac?
turing Company,*'has been secured, on
the following terms: 815,000 subscrip?
tion to their treasury stock, and a dona
tion of (Iftcn acres of land, already sc- |
lected by them.
To carry out these plans, this Com?
pany oilers its Capital Stock' at par. pay- I
able, twenty per cent. November 1. 18110;
ten percent. December 1. 1800; ten per
cent. February 1. 181*1, und no morn
; assessments will be made before .Inly I,
I 1801. It is estimated, and is the plan to i
j have the proceeds of the sale of lots pro?
vide for all the money required to com?
plete the remaining sixty per cent.
The purchase of this property, one of
the most favorably located farms ju the
rapidly develcpiS? section between '
"tftnoKO and Salem, is made on very
favorable terms, one-third cash, balance
one, two and three years, six per cent,
interest from date of deed; and it is the
intent and determination to make this
i enterprise one of the most profitable
j land companies in this section, all of
1 which have proven so remunerative.
This Company will proceed to lay off
this land into streets; blocks for manu?
factories, business blocks, anil resilient
lots will be arranged, and next summer
there will he a stile of lots, after the en?
terprises are under way. And it is be?
lieved by the Company' that there will
he a great demand for the same.
The Roanoke River will be bridged
from this property to that of the "Moni?
tor Land Co." opposite, and the Uoanokc
and Southern railroad branch to Salem
will undoubtedly pass through the land
of the "Monitor Land Co.." near the
river, and close to the hinds of the
"Columbia Land Co.;" and a branch con?
nection will, without doubt, be made
with the Dummy Line, so to make this
property very accessible.
The most assured location of large
works along this route will make this
property very valuable, when it is re?
alized that every farm all along this
beautiful valley is now under option,
and able men tire at work earnestly to
make a city from Roanoke to Salem,
tli!" magnitude and prosperity of which
has never before been equalled in the
.Men who know what they are doing
are determined to make this beautiful
valley teem with the busy hum of
Tho Monitor Steam Generator Manu?
facturing Company's works will be the
llrsl 8tenth-heating company in till tho
South. Reference is made to the "pros
p cuts'' of the "Monitor Steam Gener?
ator Manufacturing Company,'' and the
president of that company, room No. t.
fun is" Ituilding: also.to the "Columbia
; I ? aj No. 5, Timos]
hi: sai:ki:s lanhstom
* " ' *
l.cnvral Million? Frees 111m "llinil on the
Pktkksiii-kg, Va., Oct. ?0.- [Special]
?General Makone lias issued a circular
letter, addressed to the Republican
i-jiate committee, in winch lie gives his
reasons why be will not vote for .lohn
M. Lnn&ston. lie says Langs ton is no
more of ;t Republican than the Demo?
cratic nominee, and that he is a bolter
lie also says that, Langston is not a
bona lido citizen of this district, hut a
polit leal impostor, only drivelling incen?
diary appeals to his race to gratify his
insane vanity anil scltish ambition.
Gen. Mahone concludes his let ter by
saving, "I can Imagine no greater cala?
mity than could possibly befall the
proper relation between the races, the
future integrity and interest of the Ro
publlcan party and the general welfare
than the election of L?ngsten. It seems j
to me that, the Republican duty should
inspire every honest effort for the defeat
of this insidious enemy to the party,
the peace and commonwealth, of the
district and State.
Is THERE anything you
wish to buy or sell ?
Do you want rooms ?
Do you want board ?
Do you want employment ?
Have you stock for sale ?
Have you rooms for rent ?
Do you want boarders ?
If you want anything or
have anything to dispose of j
put an advertisement in Tin-;
TlMES. It will cost only one
cent per word, and will bring
what you want.
Situations W a n t e d a n d
"founds" inserted free of
npOTHK LA DI KS?Mrs. V. C. A ver.
JL of Raleigh. X. C. who comes well
recommended, wishes every lady to call
on her at 312 Third Ave., s. w.. for the
next three afternoons, anil she will tell
them something every lady should know.
17U>R SALE AT A GRBATSACRIF1CE
. one IS IL I'. Upright Itoiler, one in
IL I*. Upright L'ngine, Line Shaftings
and Pulleys and Itching, all in good
running order and good .is new. Apply,
"BNOINEER," care Timks ofllee.
7*AX"FED?A Wheel wright. No.
Uli IL IL Ave. s. e. ocCH-Jt
17"; >R RENT?A storehouse situated
near West End round-house: good
location for restaurant, or saloon. Ap?
ply to o. T. CUNNINGHAM, 820
Second avenue n. w. oct.10-0t
\\r ANT El) -A situation as hostler
? T ami wagoner. References given.
Address \. V. /... care 10. Nininger. City
1'. t). oct..10-:it. '
VKRIGHT, INTELLIGENT VOUNG
MAN. who is willing to work, and
wasts to learn the newspaper business,
can Hud something to his advantage by
applying tit Thk Timks' business office
bei ween Hi a. in. and I p. in.
rTUlB M1SSKS CURTIS will open a
1. kindergarten ami primary school
in the Masonic building. Monday, Oct.
27th. Address.Franklins). oct.2l-2w.
a GOOD STOREHOUSE FOR It EXT
_?' \ on Salem Avenue. Appiv to
octJl-tt .1. F. WINGViELD.
HAVEyourbouso painted in lirst
class style by Carr. None but first
elnss material used.
HAVE YOUR DINING ROOM CE1L
IN'(! nicely decorated in either oil
or water colors. Cart- can do it. mnrti-tf
T^JIE STRONGEST FINANCIAL IN
jl stitu'-lon in Southwest Virginia.
The Ronnoko Trust. Loan and Safe De?
posit Company. Capital and Surplus.
321112,213.00. l'avs interest, in deposits.
IJURE, I.I KB, ACCIDENT, PLATE
("lass. Steam Itoiler Inspection.
Tornado and Kent Insurance, tit office
of Fidelity Loan and Trust Company.
Salem avenue, near Jefferson street.
THOMAS LEWIS X CO..
Parker, Yost & Co.,
REAL ESTATE BROKERS,
Mineral, Timber and Farm Lands.
CITY LOTS A SPECIALTY.
MAX MEADOWS, VA.
IVAN HOE, VA.
W. L. YQST. ||. I). C. RUF0RD.
Real Estate Agents.
MAIN OFFICE: Roanoke, Va.
MAX MEADOWS, VA.; FRONT ROYAL, VA.; SHENANDOAH, VA.;
WINSTON, N. C.
Excursion rates to grand opening sale of lots at
O c t o To e r 29th..
Special attention given to applications made to us for lots at any of
F. B. KEMP & COMPANY.
C. F. BL0?OT, S. S. SHARER,
: No. 5 SALEM AVE. - - - FULL STOCK.
jltI1?.ir REPAIRING PROMPTLY EXECUTED.
! W. ^ElZDIG-O & CO.
Real Estate Agents,
NY\i door tu Iiis bid stand,
where he is
BETTER PREPARED Correspondence solicited.
To furnish the trade with choleo
Staple and Fancy
Al tii" lowesl cash prices.
C. F. Blount
Roanoke Opera House.
SOIREE MUSICALE, |
j DIAMOND FRONT,
152 SALEM AVENUE.
IFUQUA & BOAZl
1 Heating by Sfeani. Hot Water or Hot
?liven under the auspices of
Roanoke Musical Society.
Ai- Ii: nt progi ammo by the leading
mil: icians of Woanoko.
To-night- Friday, Oct. 31, To-night
at s. 15 p. in.
Tickets on sale at Johnson St John
>u ... .... a or, . C0t31-lt
J. 1). McNAMK.K. TOM, IIAYSbll'
McNAMEE & HAYSL1P,
J. F. WINGFIELD,
Fire, life and accident, in?
surance and real estate agent,
has moved his office to
NO. 114 COMMERCE STREET,
Where he will be pleased to
see Iiis customers. Major A.
L. Pitzer is with this firm, and
would be glad to see his friends.
Jno. D. Stuart,
Formerly or Dum i I It-.
H. If. Hkvser,
Notary Public and
A t torney-at- I .a w.
STUART & HEUSER,
Heal es? v;>e agents, Ivanhoe, Wylho
county, VaTj buy and sell, on commis?
sion, town lots. Minorat and farming
land a specialty. All business entrusted
to us will bo promptly attended to.
(Successor to E. Walsak.)
Dyeing and Scouring Establishment,