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Tho Whole of the Busy City
Rests From Its Labors.
Him M china Ytoi-ks llano Celebrated?
The Nlors of ltoast Turkey Ascended
If Cllj ? What tvitH Done In
. the IiurcIicK?Ij?rgo Crowds nnu Ele?
gant Oilmen at tlie Hotels.
Roanoko celebrated Thanksgiving in
tlie old Now England stylo yesterday,
and Tub Times la glad to observe that
this particularly American day is he
coming moro and moro honored in the
South, as the years roll on.
All tho largo stores and other business
establishments of the city were closed,
and the clerks and employes enjoyed a
But, nevertheless, there was the same
mighty rush of people on tho thorough?
fares that the days of business always
witness, yet the reporter, as he glanced
into the countenances of this ono and
that ono In the passing throngs, thought
that he missed tho knit brows and
thoughtful look indicative of business,
and comploto abstraction from all else
Tho crowd had about it an unmistak
ablo holiday appearance. It was not
business that made it move along so
fast through the streets.
It was the sharp, bracing atmosphere,
for you couldn't help but notice that na?
ture strained u point yesterday to get
in a Know by Thanksgiving, and she
made a valiant effort even if she didn't
Sho unpegged many a gcntl 'man's
overcoat, and liusholvcd many a lady's
boa and in a If.
Tho lloanoko Machine Works Hand
was out in full force, and discoursed
thoir soft, sweet music, at various points
throughout the city, attracting a large
crowd wherever they playi d.
Tho guests of the Hotel lloanoko as?
sisted tin- digestion of their Thanks?
giving feast by a football game in the
afternoon, on the hotel grounds.
Everybody had Thanksgiving dinners
of course. The reporter in his rambles
saw, through dining-room windows,many
a host as bo smilingly carved the juicy
whlto meat of the turkey, and then
knocked the stulling out of it with a
In many of tho churches thero were
Thanksgiving services. In the Presby?
terian Church Kev. 0. II. Hucbanan, by
invitation of the pastor. Dr. Camp!oil,
delivered a Thanksgiving address; not
taking any text, but giving in his talk
a short account of the institution of the
day and tho reasons for Thanksgiving
There were present at this servic?
Dr. Flippo, of the Itaptist Church; Dr.
James, of Mleghany Institute; Kev.
Mr. Sshooloy, of the Lee Street Metho?
dist Church: He v. Mr. Loonoy, of the
Methodist Church; Kev. Mr. ltelter, of
tho Reformed Chinch, and tho tho
pastor, Dr. Campbell.
Those who assisted Mr. Hucbanan in
tho services were Dr. Klippo, Dr. Reiter,
Dr. .lames and Dr. Campbell.
A solo voluntary was rendered by
Prof. P. C. Hoary.
The Thanksgiving collection amounted
to $4f>, and was turned over to the
Ladies' Union benevolent Society for
the aid of tho poor.
At St. .lames Lutheran Chinch. Vin
ton, according to the appointm nt. ser
. vices were conducted in the n wchurch.
Quite a large and representative con?
gregation showed the general apprecia?
tion of the Thanksgiving sermon.
The opening service was conducted by
Pastor J. A. Iluifurd.
The sermon, preached by Kev. J. I-:.
Uushnell. synodieal commissioner, was
based up 'ii the 117th Psalms "() Praise
tho Leid, all ye nations: praise him. all
ye people. For bis meiciful kind?
ness is great toward us: and the truth
of the Lord endure th forever. Praise ye
Mr. Uushnell said: "This short psalm
of two verses, was an appropriate text
for National Thanksgiving. Our civil
appointments date back to the procla?
mation of the colonial Governor of Mas?
sachusetts, ~<>i> years ago, but the obli?
gation to praise God was set forth clearly
in the scriptures.
"Praise tor benefits actually received,
is often thi' small and selfish r< ason
with some, hut tlie fact that,(tod is good
in Himself and worthy of all admiration
and worship, calls for public and nat?
"He orowns the year with goodness.
Trte divine householder visits the earth
and waters it, going from valley to hfl I,
and each footstep marks his benevolence
"Local,no less than national,prosper?
ity nails for thankful praise. Our indus?
trial growth has brought the comforts,
conveniences and even luxuries of life
within tin: reach of thousands who have
been strangers to such ordinary bless?
In giving an historical review of tho
wonderful developments which have
marked tho present century, Mr. Hush
noil showed that we hud much to he
thankful for in the common walks of
As a practical expression of gratitude,
for blessings which we ourselves onjoy,
ho admonished his hearers to make
some heart happier and some homo
brighter this Thanksgiving day. "Go
your way, friends and brethren," he
said. "Eat the fat and drink the sweet,
and send portions unto them for whom
nothing is prepared, for the day is holy
unto our Lord."
An offering taken up for charitable
purposes was placed in the hands of
Mrs. Allen .Jones.
A sp< cial Thanksgiving service was
held lam night in the Second Lutheran
Church jy Rev. J. A. Huffard, who
preached an appropriate sermon.
The church was decorated with har?
vest fruits and (lowers.
Kev. Dr. Mcadeconducted the Thanks?
giving service in tlie Episcopal Chinch,
preaching from the text found in the
twenty-si cond Psalm and twenty-8tc
ond vi rse: -'For the kingdom is the
Lord's, and He is the governor among
The collection taken up was for the
orphans of widows of deceased ministers
of the diocese of Virginia. A colh ction
for tiiis cause is taken up every Thanks?
giving day by Dr. Meade.
A good-sized colli ction in kind was
sent to tho Church Home in Richmond.
A large and appreciative congrega?
tion attended the service.
There were n ? -orvioes at the baptist
Church, the prayer mooting of the pre?
vious night having boon turned Into a
Thanksgiving service. Eight persons
at this meeting rose and made mention
of special mercies for which they ren?
At tho eloso of the sorvico four young
men were received as candidates tor
baptism, and live persons united with
the church by lett< r, among tho latter
wero ex-Senator Uibb and Mrs. Bibb,
into of Louisa Court House, Va.
Tho hotels throughout tho city wore
crowded to their utmost yesterday and
a great many p?oplo took thuir Thanks?
giving dinner at tboso places in prefer?
ence to partaking of that meal at home.
The Hotel Koanoke sot an elegant
meal and it was heartily enjoyed by all
partaking. The menu was handsomely
gotten up, and was printed by Huston,
Ashmcud ?V: Co., of Philadelphia.
The cover was hand-painted with em?
bossed letters in gold. A wild turkey
feather thrust through the front page
lent a very pretty effect.
The Hotel Felix had a most excell?
ent menu and sat before its guests all
the delicacies of the season.
The Ponce de Leon threw its doors
open for tho first time yesterday, and
tho dining-room was resplendent with
everything brand new. The menu was
handsomely embossed and everything
On the bill was of tho best.
Tho Continental was crowded all
through meal time with guests. Under
the new management this hotel has
greatly Improved. It served a most
elegant dinner yesterday that was en?
joyed by a large number of its rational
A IIAI'TIST MKKTrNfl.
Several Koannknrs on tho Programme for
Dr. O. V. Flippo, of tho Itaptist
Church, and Dr. C. V .lames, of Alle
ghany Institute, loft on tho early morn?
ing train to attend tho seventy-seventh
session of the ministers1 and laymon.s'
meeting, which will be held at the
Alleghany Baptist Church, at Ronald,
Va., this morning. Tho following is
1st. Tho necessity of permanent pas?
torates in country lields; how shall they
bo seoured??Rev. N. C. Uurnott. 2d.
The proper use of money in the support
of Koliglous Institutions?\V. <!. Evans.
:id. Personal character and labors, as
compared with the use of money in the
support and propagation of Religion.?
Dr. C. L. Cocke. 4th. To what extent
should men. not having enjoyed scholas?
tic advantages, be encouraged to enter
the Ministry.?Dr. O. F. Flippe. 5th.
Can the work of Evangelization be bet?
tor promoted through the agency of
local churches or the combination of in?
dividual Christians in societies??Dr. C.
Tyree. Cth. Exegesis. Luke, Kith chap?
ter, '.Ith verso.?Dr. C. F. .lames. 7th.
Ministerial recognition and courtesy.?
Rev. G, Cray. 8th. Qualifications and
pro-requisites to partaking of tho Me?
morial Services of tho Lord's Supper.?
Rev. Samuel Saunders. Oth. Church
Discipline; how should it be exercised
so as both to vindicate tin? church and
secure the reformation of offenders.?
Rev. J. ?. Councill. 10th. An address
on the present condition, prospect and
needs of the. Valley Association.?Rev.
U. W. Boalo.
Mayor Evans left yesterday to attend
Touched Pitch mul wan Drilled.
L. N. Morris, a white man, had a dif
fiouHy with a notorious woman named
[lallie Stewart in the locality known as
I'ot-Liquor Flats, about some moncj
which the woman claimed he owed her.
The. woman broke a washbowl and
pitcher over his head, and bit him
severely on the hand and arm. This
row caused the raid on the house where
the dec lire nee took place, as mentioned
! in yesterday morning's TiMKS.
Yesterday morning Morris went after
I he woman to chastise her. and they
engaged in a light. Ollitier Shcnoks ar?
rested both parties, and they will be
tried on a double charge this morning.
Morris claims to be a stranger here,
and particularly wished that his name
he not printed.
A Happy lteuton.
Mr. itnd Mrs. Thomas Englohy cele?
brated a family reunion at. their resi?
dence, No. ?101 Third avenue s. w., yes?
All the children and grandchildren ol
Mr. Englohy and his wile wen- at. the
reunion. Their two sons. Joseph and Jno.
Englohy and their families were there,
and also the daughters, Mrs. .1. B.
Andrews, Mrs. C. C. Shockey, and Mrs.
(it orge Bennett, with their families
were present. The total number ol
grandchildren at the reunion was seven?
It was an auspicious occasion, and all
present enjoyed thoroughl thoploasant
reunion. It took a large turkey to gc
Tim Kin- at Mr. Christian's.
There was a small blaze at 7 o'clock
last night at tho residenco of J. F.
Christians, at tho corner of Eleventh
avenue and Franklin street, a few
board.-, near the chimney being burned.
The lire was caused by a defective
flue, and but little damage resulted.
Tho Viglanco Fire Company was the
first on the ground, but the other com?
panies wero deterred on account of
the trouble in locating the place.
ViHitor* should licliHve Tlirmsolveii.
William Falconer, an elderly white
man, was arrested at the brewery yes?
terday on a charge of drunkenness. Ho
was badly bruised about tho faco and
claimed to have been beaten, but some
women state that they saw him fall
from a tall porch and hurt himself. His
wife camo on from Vinton, where he
lives, and deposited S."> collateral to se?
cure his reo ; se.
Fined and Mail? to Return n Stolen Cloak.
Ivory J. Jones and Isabella, his wife,
wen? arrested yesterday by t-Ulcer J. 11.
Vest, on a warrant charging them with
tho lareen of a cloak from . ones' mil?
linery esta lishmcnt. They were tried
before Squ ,o llowciton yesterday and
Ivory was d missed. Isabel,a was lined
- 0 and cost and restitution of the cloak
Squire Howertou'a Removal.
Squire llowerton has ellectud the re?
moval of his court room fui niture to tho
new rooms on Jefferson streut. Here?
after he will try all criminal c.isr.-, at
the mayor's office, and will Inda those
sessions at a uniform hour. This will
be a great convenience to police and re?
porters having uussinesg in conn cti u
with cases be lore him.
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 |
put an advertisement in The
Times. It will cost only one
cent per word, and will bring
what you want.
Situations Wanted and
"founds" inserted free of|
WANTED.?By gentleman and wife,
moderate priced, centrally located,
furnished room with board. No other
boarders. Address YV, Timks olllce.
OR RENT?Furnished rooms. Apply
at No. 7<ij Salem avo. nov27-lwk
17011 SALE?A lino horse and a sur?
rey and harness. The last named
good as new. Apply at MILLERS
livery stable. nov27-lwk
BOARDERS WANTED. Five or six
gentlemen of good standing can se?
cure board and room by addressing C.
V., 71? First avenue s. w. nov20-2t
WHY NOT UTILIZE THESE
long evenings and study short?
hand or book keeping, either at homo
or in class. Address for terms A. H. C.
Tim ks otllco. nov2C-lw
\\7" ANTED.?A purchaser for special
u bargain in Ilydo Hark. Call
one. F. H. KEMP & CO. ' no\ 2u-3t
rpilIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT ON
1. Thursday, the 2?th day of I ovem
ber. 1800, Mr. F. REYNOLDS withdrew
by mutual consent, from the partnership
of the FELLOWS STONE COMPANY.
SMOKE THE CONQUEROR AND
Hare Treat cigars, the best fivo-cent
cigar in the State, at the Continental
cigar-stand. Cigars by tho box a spe?
WANTED?Torrent a small house
or two or throe rooms in western
or southwestern part of city. Address
.1. K., 307 2nd street. nov25-3t
ASTRAY?A cow taken up, which
tin1 owner can get by proving prop?
erty and paying for this advertisement.
HENRY STEPHENS, Salem, Va.
rj^AXES ! TAXES!
State aTid city taxes for years, 1800 are
now due. and payable at the treasurer's
j ollice. To all bills unpaid December
1st live per cent will be added for such
default. Yours Respectfully,
nov20todec1 C. W. THOMAS.
WANTED?A few young men with
satisfactory references can ob?
tain table board at No. 30 Third avenue
n. w., near Hotel Felix. nov21-lw
WANTED. ? Hyyoung man, employ?
ment in grocery, dry goods, cloth?
ing or shoe business; references given.
Address S. T.. Timks ollice. novl'.)-7tu
WAN TED?To let business and pro?
fessional men know that tbev can
Recuri the service of an expert steno?
grapher and type write;- by calling up
telephone '50 or calling at Stenographic
or Typ." Wiiving Bureau,room 7.Masonic
Temple. Parties desiring to dictate
COirosi-or.Jei.ci or ha-- fi de?i Is, contracts,
"'.c.copi. d i.rn thus onnb :d to do so
w Ith i *i lots of ti.no.
1PARTIES wishing stable for two
horses and buggy bouse can apply to
3.">u' Church street. nov 2-tf.
AP( SITrON WANTED by a grad?
uate of Kentucky University, (in
book-keeping end banking). Host re?
ferences given. Address T. O. HARD
WICK, Net-- :?? ,, Oiles Co., Va.
DEEDS to the lots sold at tho sale of
the Central Land Company of liuch
unan, October 20th and 30th, are ready
for delivery. Purchasers are requested
to make settlements promptly in accord?
ance with the terms of sale. E. DIL?
LON, President. aov21-lw
Roanoke Opera House.
Ono week, commencing
Monday, Dec. 1.
Tho world-renowned comedian,
Supported by Mansfield's leading lady,
MISS OLLIE HALFORD
and a seb cted company of
In*a new repertoire, opening with Mr.
Lindley's own nautical drama,
written and copyrighted by him?
Special scenic effects, etc., inter
sp< rsed by songs, danci s, by tbo entire
company. Including the highest-salaried
child actress in tin profession,
LITTLE MABEL PAIGE.
Popular pric< 8. b c 21 0 and 3( c.
Seats now on sab- at Johnson ,v John
son's drug store.
Real Estate Agents.
MAIN OFFICE: Roanoke, Va,
MAX MEADOWS, VA.; FRONT ROYAL, VA.; SHENANDOAH, VA
WINSTON, N. C.
Special attention given to applications made to us for lots at any of
F. B. KEMP & COMPANY.
GEORGE W. WILLIAMS.
TUB GRAIN RR AND HOUSE
PAINTER, imitator of every known
wood; antique oak a specialty. My
graining of oak, maple ami other woods
can ho seen throughout the Ponce de
Leon Hotel, corner Commerce and
Campbell streets. Orders solicited.
Rcsidenco 307 Commerco street,
C. A. HEATH,
The well-known Jcfforson Street
r?i Jr?> J~i -tu Jbii
Has opened a Barber Shop in Hotel
Room in basement ^iv2-t
LADIES ! !
Pol chapped hands, face and lij.3 try
Lily of the Valley Lotion,
It is not sticky; better than glycerine.
It has been tried, and is a BUOCCS.
Price 25 cents. Prepared only by the
Timber, Farm and City Property
[)UBL1C SALE OF STOCK.
Principal Office, Roanoke, Virginia.
The undersigned have opened an of?
fice, for tho sale of mineral, timber and
farm land, and city property on commis?
sion. They will develop mineral lands,
analyze ores, give instructions for de?
veloping on a reasonable charge, sell
farm and timber lands. All mineral,
farm and timber lands listed with them
for sale will be extensively advertised
through agencies in the Northern States
and Europe. A record of all ores, their
analyses and location will bo kept in
our ollice for inspection of buyers.
MINERAIS A SPECIALTY.
Fox & Christian.
(Successor to E. Walsak.)
Dyeing and Scouring Establishment,
104 Campbell street, Third avenue s. w. j
Everything dyed and cleaned in the
b. st manner. Not excelled by any
establishment in the cmntrv tf
All persons having fc literal, farm or
I timber lands are requested to list them
I with us for sale. Tho lonf* experience
of our senior, Mr. .1. A. Dalby, in raining
? and sale of real estate warrant us in as
I suring ovir patrons that their interests
1 will bo properly guarded in the sale of
j their property, and all money coming
I into their hands will be promptly paid
i ovor. Owners may, if preferred, employ
their special agent or attorneys.
Persons, in sending descriptive list of
j property, are specially cautioned against
giving overdrawn descriptions, as it
lessens chances of sale. Wo also advise
against giving options on mineral
properties, they often interfere with
sales and lead to litigation.
We shall do a legitimate commission
Active, reliable agents wanted in
every county in Southwest Virginia.
All city property listed with us will
have prompt attention, and sold to best
We have booked for sale a list of im?
proved and unimproved property, busi?
ness and dwelling houses in different
sections of the city
Persons wishing to buy or sell are
respectfully invited to call on us.
JctTorson st root.
Tho following named subsoxiliers t?
the capital stock of the Crystal Spring
Land Company, having failed to pay the
lirst and second call on tho suld stock,
as required by tho president and board,
of directors of said Company, is pursu?
ance of a resolution of tho hoard of di?
rectors of said Company, tho a took; of
said delinquent subscribers in said Com?
pany will, on WEDN KSDAY, the 26th
day of November, ISOO, at 12:00 o'olock
in., In front Of tho Courthouse, ia the
city ol Roanoke, Va.. bo nold at puslic
auction for cash.
Said calls were each for lOpor uoat. oC
the amount subscribed, and were paya?
ble on or before tho 20th day of March.
IS'.H). and the 20th day of July, 169?, re?
u u Pa ol
Name of Sub- dfj b| B?
Bcribor. <jM -?1?
J. J. Feather. 2 $ 200 ? 40
C. L. Miller. 5 5110 10?
W. E. Dodd. 5 600 10*
IL K. Kipps. 10 1,000 20*
Robert Warsom ... 6 500 10*
W.U. Henu.-eu ... 3 300 60
.1. W. Maupin. 5 600 10?
11. P. Clements. 5 soo 10*
R. K. Beokner. i 109 8?
L. R. llanes. 10 1,000 20*
George Rudislll. 5 500 10?
R. L. Greenwood ... 1 100 8?
J. h hunter. 10 1,000 80?
W. 11. uookabill- 1 100 2?
L Lookablll. 1 100 8*
W.U. Henderson... 'J 300 00
u W. Singleton. 5 500 10*
G IV. Bowers. 10 1,000 00?
C. W. Dooly. 5 500 MM
C. M. Dooly. 5 600 100
A J. Davis:. 10 1,00? 80?
Charles A. Zube. ... 5 60? ICS
George T. Moore_ 5 60? UM
H. S. TROUT, Presideat.
W. S. McCLANAHAN, Secretary.
THOS. W. MILLER, Attorney.
The above sale is postponed to Wed?
nesday, November 20, at 12 m. novSO-tir
:i, Moomaw Building,
J. I). MCNAMKK. -VR TOM. IIAV8MP.
McNAMEE & HAYSLIP,
liefer to First National Bank of Ron*
HOUSE, SIGH AND FRESCO PAINTERS, | Vlrt'lnla
OUAINBUS AND PAPER HANG RUB.
Shops, Had ford, Va. Richlands, Va.,
Ituena Vista, Va. Headquarters, Loa
nokO, Va. Lock Box Roanoke, Va.
tf ? ovll-0m3taw
Wm F. Bakkk.
W.U. II. MXKHUtr.
J, A. DALBY, SONS ?fc CO.
BARER & MARKLEY,
Real Estate Agents,
i?'.< ?em?.veo. to lt>0 Salem aveauv,
s. w.. Roanoke, Virginia.
\.ity property, farms and mineral lamia
sold Correspondence solioited.
E. O. YOUNG,
With Dill, Tonnant ?fc Co., No. 106 Jof
ferson street. Room 4. References:
Judge L. It. Watts, J, F. Crocker and
Lank of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Va.;
W. W. Old. W. II. White, Norfolk, Va.