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roanoke, VA., NOVEMPEU 21, 1890.
NOT NEW, BUT IMPORTANT.
Roanoke has not been entirely remiss
in the diversification of her manufac?
turing interests, yet there is need of
much additional effort in their direc?
It is time wo were filling up the
cracks with small industries. We have
for a year or two been planting big enter?
prises with a commendable diligence.
Now let us have a regular boom in
tho smaller and more varied projects,
that give employment to a dozen hands
or so, and require the expenditure of
si few thousand each.
Theso aro the nudes of industries of
future size and importance, and in turn
they attract the establishment of other
projects, and thus a manufacturing town
expands into a great city with its teem?
ing population and steadily accumulat?
There is absolutely nothing impossi?
ble for Roanoke to accomplish in a man?
ufacturing point of view. Wo havo here
every concomitant of success.
Nature has been unstinted, capital is
not lacking in vent tiresome spirit, vim
und energy electrify the every ac?
tion of our business leaders, and the
markets for manufactured products are
at our doors and all around us.
The Commercial Club is an important
body that has already accomplished good
for Roanoke. and which can do great
things for tho establishment of small in?
dustries in this city.
Uli: ONLY MORNING NKWSPAPKH.
Thk Times is the only medium
through which tho people of Uoanoke
can get the local and general news the
morning after its occurrence. Tint
Times is tho only paper in the city that
published the alleged desertion of Mrs.
Hinten Helper by her husband. This
was a big item of news.
Tho only complete and accurate re?
port of the Council proceedings was pub?
lished in Thk Times.
A number of important items of local
news, besides these, were published ex?
clusively in Tint Times.
An account of tho real estate conven?
tion at Norfolk, the Indian uprising in
the West, run on tho Citizens' Savings
Rank of New York, and many other im?
portant news items appeared exclusively
in Tue Timks.
THK NEW HAMPSHIRE TANGLE.
This has certainly been a year of
political confusion in a great number of
?States of tho Union,
t New Hampshire is the latest Com?
monwealth to enjoy the distinction of
having a "fifteen puzzle" in its State
In a nutshell, tho Htatus of affairs in
the Sta to is this: According to a eor
tain article of th" Now Hampshire con?
stitution, whenever a town or city ward
has less than six hundred inhabitants
tho legislature has the power to author?
ise that town or ward to elect represen?
tatives to tho legislature for such pro?
portionate pa rt of the time as the num?
ber of its inhabitants bears to six hun?
dred. The legislature, however, has no
power to authorize representation other?
wise than in this manner.
During tho recent elections several
towns chose representatives on the
I "basis mentioned, taking it for granted
that the legislature would approve their
Of course most of the representatives
JJius ?olectod aro Republicans, and if
they are allowed to tako their seats the
legislature will be Republican, and will
control tbo cboico of a successor of
United States Senator lllair.
Tbo rigbt of tbesc members to seats
in the general count, or legislature, is
strenuously disputed by tbo Democrats,
bcoause, they maintain, tbo census un?
der which thej' were elected has not yet
been officially made public.
Matrimonial ?Jossip?Otlicr New? Note*.
RnisTot.. Nov. 20.?I Special |?The
largest audienco that'lias ever appeared
in llarmling's opera house was drawn
there last nightby Clara Louise Kellogg.
The performance was highly creditable
and brought forth enthusiastic applause.
A largo crowd from Abingdon, John?
son City and other points attended.
The public debate of the Calliopean
Litterary Society of Emory and Henry
College will tako place Friday night,
Nov. 21st. A largo crowd will attend
Cards are out announcing the mar?
riage of .lames N. Dillard, proprietor
of the corner drugstore and Miss Ger?
trude, the accomplished daughter of
Captain .1. II. Wood, of this city, in the
First Presbyterian Church, Tuesday,
December 2nd, 8 a. m .
Mr. Walter brown, of this city, and
Miss Naomi Massengill, of Bluff City,
were married this evening at the resi- |
deuce of the bride's parents. A recep
tion will be tendered them at the home |
of the groom in this city to-morrow.
Little Dessie. the* soveiwyear-old
daughter of W. A. Sparger, died this
morning of diphtheria.
Col. E. C. Manning is getting up an
engineering corps to begin surveying on
the Danville and Fast Tennessee road.
Misses Marguerite Senoker and Bettie
Merchants have returned from a month's
visit to Lynchburg.
Mrs. N. II. Reeve and Mrs. A. P.. Cnrr )
will spend several weeks in Memphis ,
ami other Southern points.
The Sale a Success anil the Husliicss Men
Bedford City. Va.. Nov. 20.?[Spe?
cial]? Notwithstanding the quiet that
prevails in this city after a big lot sale
tbo past two days, a considerable
amount of real estate has boon sold by
the real estate men.
Mr. (leorge L. Colgate has been indis?
posed for a few days, hardly nble to at?
tend to his duties, but owing to the
prossuro of business has been out tho
most of the day during the stile.
The visiting capitalists left las night
for their respective hoir es. in a special
car, with the exception of a few that ro
niuincd in order that they might visit
Roanoke and other points in Southwest
Tho sale of lots was hold in the dining
room of hotel Beehcenbrook last night.
AboutS5,#00 worth of lots in the J. M.
Berry addition wore disposed of.
Mr.?Eugene s. Boswell, of New York, |
tho now manager for Hotel Bedford,
arrived here yesterday and is busy tak?
ing measurements preparatory to fur?
nishing it. The furniture will cost tho
company about 840,000, making the cost
of the hotel 3150,000. It will be open
for tho accommodation of the' public
about tho first of .January.
The business men here are greatly
encouraged as to the outlook of Bedford
City, and numbers of them were inter?
viewed by ti Times man and they
express themselves entirely satisfied
with the result of the last two days'
One Hundred and Six Hills for Selling
sai.em, Va., Nov. 20.?|Spccial|?The
interest in manufacturing enterprises
continues. Offers are received every
day for the location of large plants in
The Improvement Company's office is
usually busy, but now it is full of bustle.
Quite an amount of mail matter has
boon sent out pertaining to the great
salo of lots on the llt.li and 12th of next
The grand jury has found lor, true bills \
against, liquor sellers in Salem. The !
bl?hest number against any one man is !
There are 22 men who have been sell?
ing whiskey. Ton fellows have upwards '
of live bills against them.
r.ome of these enterprising blind '
tiger men are colored, but not all by |
any means. j
Washington, Nov. mo.-[Special]?
A call for a meeting of the House ap?
propriations committee today was is?
sued some time ago, but 'Representa?
tives Sayers, Cogswell and McComas
were the only members to put in an ap?
pearance, and nothing was done. It is
expected a quorum will be here by Sat?
urday. The same sub committee will
have charge of the various bills, and an
earnest effort will be made to advance
tho work on appropriation bills as much
as possiblo in order that they may be
reported soon after Congress meets.
Tho Districtof Columbia bill will be the
first reported, and it is thought this will
be ready for report to a full committee
the day Congress meets. The annual
estimates have boon received for pen?
sions, fortifications and District bills,
and for a part of tho legislative bill.
These estimates form the basis on
which the appropriation bills are made
GuTTRXnuRO, N. .1., Nov. 20.?[Spe?
cial]?First race, live-eights of a mile?
Lakeview won, Painkiller second,Sorvia
third; time, l:01j4'. Second race, six
and a half furlongs, selling?Fvangel
ine won. Anomaly second. Aftermath
third; time, l:25}$; Third race, three
quarters of a mile, sidling?Kelch um
won. Little Fred second.!.! ray lock third;
time, 1:1?',. Fourth race." mile and
one-sixteenth -Drizzle won, Can Can
second, Esquimau third; time, ,1:51
Fifth nice, six and one half furlongs,
selling-Carnegie won. I?g0 second.
Rambler third: time. I :'.>;(- ,. Sixth race,
seven-eights of a mile, sidling -Lonely
won. Landseor second, Boulangcr third;
time, 1 :.?)'*.
THE TIMES receives and prints dally
five times an much telofrraphic nuwu as
any other paper in Roanoke.
A ship railway over the- Panama
Isthmus is the- latest proposition of
French enginoers to utllizo some part of
tho enormous expenditure on the
Panama canal scheme. As proposed by
M. Amedeo Sohillot and worked out by
the Socle to Pail, tho railway would ex?
tend oT the Culebra from tho 20-inile on
the Atlantic side, to tho 38-niilo on the
Pacific side. The estimated cost is ?">0,
000,000, and the time of execution three
years. The railway would be 10 miles
long1, and would carry two "docks,"
weighing 7,000 tons, propelled by "two
locomotives of 3,400 tons." The scheme
as yet has not passed beyond the pros?
Tho Oxnard fleet Sugar Company, of
Grand Island, Nob., has passed a long
way beyond tho experimental stage of
manufacture. A white granulated sugar
beet of the best quality is turned out in
large quantities by this greatest of
American beet sugar refineries. What
is being done in Nebraska should be
done, and upon large scales, in Iowa,
Kansas, Illinois, Wisconsin,the Dakotas,
and tho other States of tho West. So
great is the success of tho Grand Island
enterprise, and so certain is it to ho
followed by success in other States, that
a largo manufacturing firm, to which wo
are indebted for a sample of the Oxnard
company's sugar, has gone largely into
tho construction of beet seeders, boot
harvesters, and other agricultural ma?
chinery specially needed in the now in?
dustry which tho manufacture of the
beet sugar opens to American farmers.
Mr. R. Hunt, manager of the llinklo
furnace, the charcoal stack tit Ashland.
Wisconsin, owned by tke Ashland Iron
and Steel Company, reports that the
seven days ended October 4th, his fur?
naces turned out 1.000 gross tons of pig
iron. Tho best day's run was 1.10 tons.
Tho stack of this furnace is GO feet high
and the diameter of the bosh is 12 feet.
The work was done with all ores, no
scrap or mill cinder being used. The
ores came from the Gogcbic range. This,
without doubt, surpasses the record of
any other charcoal or coke furnaces of
equal si/.e. The average consumption of
ore per ton was 4,021 pounds; of char?
coal, a little over 82 bushels of 22 pounds
to the bushel; of limestone, 174 pounds.
London must soon have a new source
of water supply, says Mr. A. R. Itinnie,
chief engineer to the London council.
This may be obtained from the Upper
Wye, the Upper Severn, or from Dart?
moor; the latter supply is especially
commended. It is now thought that the
council will not agree to the arbitration
clause in the city bill, and that the
council will introduce a new bill pro?
viding, as far as they can, for a new
source of supply. The estimated cost
of the Upper Wye system is 84.1,000,000,
to provide 230,000,000gallons daily. The
Upper Severn scheme, for the same
quantity, would cost $57.000,000.
A church on wheels has been built at
the Pullman Works for the Rev. Win.
1). Walker. Episcopal bishop of North
Dakota. It is intended for use in the
small villages along the railroads in
that section. The car is 00 feet long by
10 feet wide, will seat 70 persons, con?
tains a chancel, altar, baptismal font,
organ, etc., and is furnished in oak in
the got hie style. We noticed a short
time ago a similar railway church built
by th? Russians for use on the liatoum
P?aku railway, in Trans-Caucasia.
The following statistics relating to the
tin trade in England are from a reliable
authority: Number of tin plate mills in
England. 480; number of hands em?
ployed, about. .100,000; number of men in
tin mines. 11,027; output of the Corn?
wall mines, 1880. 0,300 tons: output of
the Straits settlements, 1881), 28,000
tons; wages paid miners in Straits set?
tlements. P."j cents per day. Tins is
tho source from which comes our tin.
Two wire cables, weighing 140,000
pounds together, were shipped on one
car last week by the llroderick & lins
com Rope Co., of North St. Louis. Tho
cables were sent to the Cleveland City
Railway Co. of Cleveland, O., and the
claim is made that this was t he greatest
single carload of freight ever carried by
a railroad company in the 1 nited
The Tradesman reports for the third
quarter of 1890, 1,114 new enterprises in
the Southern States against 744 in the
corresponding quarter of 1880. These
reports are compiled from carefully pre?
pared data st cured from accurate sources
from every point in the Southern States.
Among the new enterprises are 73 cot?
ton and woolen mills. 12 com presses. 40
electric light works, 25 flour and grist,
mills, S.I foundries and machine shops.
(M of which hitter were in Virginia.) 55
ice factories, and P.u wood-working es?
tablishments, (his indnstry taking the
lead in new enterprises in the- South for
the past quarter, Tennessee having 20,
Georgia 28, Virginia 28.and Alabama :.'.">.
Jxo. D. Stuart, IL .v. Ubusbr,
Fornerlj ?Danville. Notary Public and
STUART & HEUSER,
Real estate agents, Ivanhoe, Wytho
county, Va., buy and sell, on commis?
sion, town lots. Mineral and farming
land a specialty. All business entrusted
to us will bo promptly attended '
I \ENERAL ORDERS
vi No. u. Attention ,Sir
Knights. There will he a
regular conclave of Bayard
Commnndery, No. 15, K. T.,
in their Asylum on Fri?
day, Nov. .'ist, 1890. 'te?
gular business. Hy order of tho E. C.
Attest: R. S. ROBERTS,
November 20, lsno. nov20-2t
rjMIE RIVERMONT COMPANY.
LvNCIinURO, \ra., Nov. 13, 1800.
A general meeting of t he stockholders
of the Rlvormont Company is hereby
Called to mcof in this city .at the Cales
thenio Hall, on Thursday, the 10th day
of December, at I o'clock p. m. Bj
order of the board of dir. Ctors.
novl5-lm A. M. DO"i I K. Sec y
I \EEDS to Ilm lots 8?id*a*i thosaloTof
1 / the Central Land Company of Buch?
anan. October VOt h and 30th, are ready
for delivery. Purchasers are requested
to make Bottlomonts promptly in accord?
ance with the terms' of sah". E. DIL?
LON. President. nov21-lw
110 Commrroo street.
Our Opening: is Over.
Wo arc now ready with complete linos
of new dress goods in every deportment.
I Dress Goods is our Specialty.
! We have the handsomest collection of
novelties, plaids, stripes and plain ma?
terials of every sort ever opened in
Our assortment is equal to those of
largo eitios. Our prices are correct, and
you can do better shopping with us than
you can in tho city.
Ho sure to seo our lino of Silks and
black and colored dress goods.
Ladies' cloaks, Misses' cloaks and
children's cloaks of every sort now
ready. The garments shown by us
represent tho latest conceits of the
mode, and every garment is made in a
thorough and most stylish manner.
You will find our prices correct.
Of nil sorts from lowest grades to best
finalities. Ladies' heavy. Jersey ribbed
vests at 25 cents. Metis' good heavy
merino shirts at 2.1 cents. Children's
vests from Iii cents up.
We have all grades in white, natural
wool, scarlet, etc., for ladies, gentlemen
Bargains in blankets comforts and
Heiroiiimus & Und.
Nininger, Bandy & Co.,
Real estate agents, first floor Times
Persons listing property with us can
be certain that it will have careful at?
tention. Correspondence solicited.
BY SPECIAL REQUEST.?-Prospec?
tus of detail property map of Salem,
Va., and vicinity, by (I. Wm. Itaist, sur?
veyor and map publisher. No. OOil Wal?
nut street. Philadelphia. Author and
publisher of detail property, atlases and
maps of Philadelphia. Wilmington.
Richmond. Roanoke, and many other
cities, counties, and railroad surveys.
1 now propose to prepare by skillful
: surveyors, from actual surveys, official
records, and private plans, a complete
detail plan of Salem and vicinity, and.
if sufficient encouragement is given in
t he way of subscriptions to justify the
enterprise, to publish the same in tho
form of an elaborate map, showing all
the streets, alleys, roads, and bines
(opened or projected), streams, proporty
lines, names of tracts and subdivisions,
with lot and block numbers. All the
buildings, with material of construction
shown in colors (for brick, wood or
stone). Public buildings and manufac?
turing establishments prominently dis- j
played; railroads, switches, and many ]
other details carefully given. The work
will bo handsomely engraved on stone,
printed in colors on line paper, and
mounted on muslin with rollers at?
tached, making it. valuable to every
property owner, business manor anyone
interested in the development and pro
gl'( SS of Salem and vicinity. No real
estate or insurance man can afford to be
J without it, and every property owner
and business man should encourage this" '
important work, by which thoy will be
bonefltod. Subscription price only 87
per copy If purchased after the map is
published, and the privilege of subscrib?
ing has been given, price 810 per copy,
(i. WM. RA 1ST. surveyor and map pub?
Oppenheim & Co.'s
) 11 Commerce street.
FINE OLD RYE WHISKIES,
Clover Club, Golden Crown, Olivette,
Monticollo, Opponhoim's Choice and
others are always kept in stock, as are
also North Carolina Sweet Mash Corn
and pure French and native cognacs.
Analyzed by the best professors.
13?" A restaurant, connected with the
: bar. serves all the luxuries of the sea?
son well cooked and served.
Received daily from Baltimore and
Norfolk, served in Baltimore style.
Dining room first-class in every particu?
lar. Call and see us.
J. E. Mulcare & Co.,
TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE
And dealers in all kinds of cooking
and hcatinc stoves. Plumbing and gas
and steam Atting dorn?. Tin roofing a
specialty. Satisfaction guaranteed. No.
' 115 First avenue, Roanokc, Va. nov4-tf
HOUSEKEEPERS, HOTEL PROPRIETORS,
And everybody that buys groceries.
LOOK TO YOUR INTEREST.
You want to save your monoy by buying where tho
FEIGES AEE L O ~W~
And the stc-ck largo and vorled to soloct from.
EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO EAT,
Pure und fresh, can be had by calling.
Jefferson street. Groceryman. tf
Last April we began to advertise our town lots, making
at that time a number of statements in regard to what we ?
would do. Through the non-completion of the Clinch
Valley extension of the Norfolk and Western our railroad
facilities at that time were very limited. We had no rail?
road station and, indeed, one old farmhouse was the total
sign of life about the place. Since then the railroad has
erected a fine brick and stone freight station, one of the
largest on the road, and will shortly erect a fine passenger
station, while the Clinch Valley Company has spent, or is
under contract to expend, $350,000. A four-story hotel,
the finest in Southwest Virginia, is under roof; a hand?
some iron bridge, of 1S0 feet span, crosses the Clinch
river; two second-class hotels have been built, and a large
number of stores are building under contract. The com?
pany has erected a handsome three-story building for its
offices, and a fine stone bank building is nearing comple?
tion. Machinery for the rolling mill is on the grounds,
and the track to the coal mines, three miles away, is com?
pleted, and coal is now coming out. A steam brick plant,
the most complete in Southwest Virginia, is in operation,
and a large amount of grading and other work is going on.
This work attracts a great deal of attention, while Rich
lands is nierel}' at the end of a non-completed line. The
completion of the Clinch Valley division this fall, and the
running of through trains between Washington and
Louisville, putting Richlands immediately on a through
line, will give an impetus to the prosperity of the town
sufficient to throw it ahead of all competitors, and the at?
tention of investors is called to real estate here as giving
greater promise than any town in Southwest Virginia. .
Agent Clinch Valley Coal and Iron Company, Rich
lands, Tazewell Count}', Virginia. septio-tf
For heavy-weight suits and
Tefferson. Street- tf
THE POLLS HAVE CLOSED ! !
BUT J. R. GREENE & QO.
Will continue to sell all the latest styles in
Hats, Genfs Furnishing MMoctw.
THERE IS NO END TO OUR STOCK.
Notwithstanding the large sales in Overcoats and Suit's, we
still have a stock as complete as any in the city.
J. R. GREENE & CO.,
112 TBPPBESOIT STEBEr