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A NOTABLE CHRISTMAS DINNER.
Dr. Thomas Nelson Pago to
Entertain Irish Leaders.
"Thorna* I". O'Connor and Other Irish En?
voy* to Pino With tho Distinguished
Ith-.hmoiul Author?Klcltmond Irish?
man (Srcittly Interested In tho Pro
pencil Visit--Other Capital City News.
UlCiino.ND, Va. Dec. 3.?[Special]?
Mr. Thomas P. O'Connor, tho distin?
guished member of tho British Parlia?
ment who is visiting tho United States
with tho other Irish envoys, has prom- |
isod to oat Iiis Christmas dinner with Dr.
Thomas Nelson Page, tho cultured
author, of this city. Dr. Pago and Mr.
O'Connor aro both men of splendid liter?
ary attainments and aro warm personal
Mr. O'Connor is an editor anO ono of
tho most brilliant and incisivo writers
on tho London Press. Ho was the
founder and and part owner of tho Star,
which ho made one of London's greatest
dailies, tho circulation of which he
quickly built up from 100,000 to three
times as largo a number, lie recently
sold his interest in tho Star for ?15,000.
Tho Irish citizens of Richmond are
greatly interested in the proposed visit
to this city of some members of the
Irish delegation who are now inChicago.
They aro expected here tie' latter part
of the month, ami they will be tendered
a public ri coption under tho auspices of
Win. O'llrh n branch ?>f the Irish Nat?
ional League, and will probably be ban
Quito a good entertainment fund has
neon raised. The people of Richmond
have always been in sympathy with 1
home i-n 1 ? ? in Ireland, and the cause !
never Imd a more staunch advocate in I
tho United states than was Col. Rich?
ard F. 1? irne, for many years the ta?
lent' il i .iiLi r of the State.
Tho will of Hon. Henry K. F.llyson,
tho distinguished Baptist layman and
half owner of tho Dispatch, was admit?
ted to probate yesterday. The paper
was writt'-n entirely in the hand writing
of the dcocascd, and was characterized
by that terseness of expression and per?
fect fairness to all parties interested
that over marked his business transac?
He left, bis oldest son, IL Theodore,
who has for a number of years born
vioo-prcsident of the Dispatch Company,
200 shares of that Stock, and he will
perhaps f,ucc<?ed his father as business
managor. Ho has practically IIlied that
position during his father's illness.
Thft othor children are given 100 shares. ,
Tho Dispatch is tnoro prosoerons now
than at any time in its history, and is a i
handBomo, paying property.
Tho fjrand lodge of Masons, of Vir?
ginia, meets hero next Wednesday.
The attendance will bo large. This has
linen an unusually prosperous year with
tho Manons, and their growth has been
'.iomo siirpriso is expressed at the de?
lay in offering for probate the will of
Mr. Frank E. Patrick, tho provision
dealor who died in New York r< O'.ntly
from tumor of tho brain. His estate is
thought to be worth about ?5.r>,000, a
litt'o more than half of which, it Is
understood, will go tu his mother. His
wife, who hats been at Clifton, N. Y., for
several months, will get his Insurance
and some ether property amounting to
1 ho Lime Kiln Club Last Night.
bast night the largo audience at the. I
Opera House was about equally divided
between tears and laughter during the
progress of the play, called the "Lime
Kiln Club." Tho pluy was founded on
Carleton':', pathetic, poem, "Over the
Hills to the Poor '.louse," with a dash of
M. Quad's "Lima Kiln Papers'' thrown
in for comedy effect, and was exceed?
ingly well rendered by tho Harry Lind
ley Company. Mr. Lindloy, as George
Washingto-ii Wuyback, and Little Mu
boll. as Gvaclo. divided tho honors and
applause., although the remainder of the
company name in for a generous share
To-nig'nt Little Mabel will imper
uonatoLittle Lord Fanntleroy, In Mrs.
RnrnctVs beautiful and home-like play
of thnt. name, and from tho natural
character of this sweet child's acting a
rare treat is in store for those who wit
Minister Lincoln Did Not Attend.
Chicago, Dec. 3. ? Robort T. Lincoln,
?minister to England, yesterday after?
noon denied the. statement cabled to
London that he attended the Irish de
nwnstralion at Mattery D on Saturday
night ami that be acted an one of the]
vio -presidents on the * ccasion. lie re
ceivid an invitation to be present at the
meeting but did not a'.tond. He could
not, ho a i.d. commit so grave an indis?
cretion as to attend a meeting of such a
character a hilo occupying his present
position toward the English govern?
ment. Mr. Lincoln will start for Eng?
land at th ' end of this month.
A Brother of ttenoXor Stewart Dead.
6c men Ckkek, Oal, Dec. 3.?Col. S.
D. Stewart, a brother of United Statea
Senator Stewart, superintendent and s
large owner of the Lincoln .n ine, died
yesterday morning of apoplexy. The
deceased was well known in coining cir
cIoh, at-d was at ono time State senator
of tho Statt; of Nevada.
i elief for the IrUh
London, D c. 3.?[Sptcialj?B.ilfour.
Chief Secretary for Ireland, ordered a
man-of-war to convey to-is of meal for
the purpose of reliovin r i>tyo distress
which provn Is among th inhabitants
of Clare I si nd and Inm In It. arising
from the fail re of the pot it' crop.
SMALL L ANS PROM P'J L Y SK
cured np n fur titure, piano*, i ic .
in use, with ut re noval or publicity;
returnable b ln(-ta I men'*: all tiusim ss
strictly conSdenti I. Add ess IIELI
A1JLE, this ..nice. d< e'J-lw
E. O. YOUNG,
With 1)111, Tennant & Co., No. 10ft .1-i
fersmi street. Koom I. Iteferenc h
Judge L. It. Watts. .) F. Cucker and
Hank ol Portsmouth, ortan < ntlt. V?.;
V. W. Ohl. W. IL Wh p, N rfolk, Va.
FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
New York, Deo. 3.?[Special)?Kx
chango quiet and weak. Money easy
at 3 to 0, last loan at 3. Sub-treasury
balancos?Hold, $144,428,Out): currency,
83,090,000. Government bonds dull and
steady?Is, 12U; ; 4%s, 103. State
bonds entirely neglected.
Ala.CA 2-3s..l03%|N. O. Pa..1st.. 8.r>'4
do. Cl. It 5s.. 100 N.Y. Cen.99%
(Ja. 7s mortg'o.... N. & VV. prof.. 54
N. C. (is.121 IN. I'ac. 21 i'h
do.. Is. 97 N. Pac. prof.. 02,'i,
S. C. con l$r... OU Pao. Mail_ 31
Tenn. (is. 95 Reading. 30%
Tonn. 5a.lot R. & \V. P.T'l IG
Tenn. sett.... 71 Kock Island.. 70%
Vir. Ga. 51 St. Paul. "?!.'j
Vir,?9D5?l9... 47 Stt Pawl 2reM95^
Ch.& N. \V...103% Tex. Pacific. H "
do prefer'd.. l :;;>11 Tn.Coal & 1 r*n 32 l4
Del. ?& Lack... 130 Union Pacitic. 49%
Krio. 95% N. J. Cen.100,'4
Ii. Tonn., new. 7 Mo. Pacific... 03%
Lake Shore ...105% West. Union . 77
I & N. 71 y Cot. Oil T. C.. 15
Mem. & Char.. 50 Urunswiuk ... 16
Mob. & Ohio.. 80 Mob. & 0. 59%
N. &C. 92 ISilvorCer_105%'
PRODUCE AND MERCHANDISE.
NttWY?RK, Dec. 3?[Special"!?South?
ern (toilr dull, hcav . Wheat unsettled,
1%@1% lower, dull, No. 2, red, 1.02%;
options early advanced %@% on light
supplies in sight, btcame weak and sold I
off at 2@2% on realizing and bear raid |
by two leading operators at tho West,
closed weak; No. 2. red, Dec.; 1.02%;
.Jan., 1.03%; May, 1.05%.
Corn opened higher, closed lower,
dull; No. 2, G1@6I.%; options opened
strong and advanced !<j on light re?
ceipts at all points, sold oll %@IJ?
with wheat, closing woek; Dec. 00%;
.Ian., (iO,1^; May. 59%. Oats weaker,
dull; options more active, weaker; Dec..
49%; Jan., ;.t)'4: May. 51%; No. 2 spot,
49%@50%. Hops weak, quiet.
ColfOO, Options closed barely steady,
5@10 up Iv tier. (tables (|Ulot; Deo.,
17.20? 17.25; Jan., 10.35. Spot liio dull,
easy, No. 7, I7M4'. Sugar raw, dull,
Btcudy; refined quiet, steady, C 5@5%.
Molasses, New Orleans, til'lll, fairly
active. Itioo steady, quiet. Petrel, inn
quiet, steady; rellned at all ports, 7.30,
Cotton-seed oil dull; crude 27. Rosin
firm, quiot; strained, common to good,
145(3)150. Turpentine dull, ease, 39@
Wool weak, quiot. Pork unchanged,
quiet. Ileef hams steady, quiot, S12.50.
Tic reed hoof quiet, steady; city extra
India mess I4@15. Cut meats dull,
easy; pickled shoulders. 4%(M5; hums, !
7Ji(?\S. Middles quiet, easy. Lard
weak, moderately active; western
steam fiir, asked; city, ?17fl; Dec, 010
asked; Jan., 030. Freights steady; cot?
ton. Is 8d; grain, 2d bid.
Headquarters 11. L. I., Dec. 3, 1390.
To Members lloanoke Light Infantry:
You aro hereby ordered to assemble
at your armory next Monday night,
Drc. 8th, at 8 o'clock in full dress uni?
form. Hy order, CAPT. CHAS. LYLL.
W. S. WBV, Orderly Serg t.
SoDtliwBst Vir?ila Mineral,
Timber, Farm and City Property
Principal Office, Roanoke, Virginia.'
The undersigned have opened an of?
fice for the sab- of mimval, timber and I
farm land, and city pronerty on c ?mmls- 1
sion. They will develop mineral lands, :
analyse ores, give instructions for de?
veloping on a reasonable charge, sell 1
farm and timber land-. All mineral, '
farm anil ti 111 her lands listed witli them
for sale will be extensively advertised]
through agencies in the .Sortie rn Slates 1
and Europe. A n c ud of all ores, their j
analyses and location will be kept In
our office for in.sp< ction of buyers.
MINERALS A SPECIALTY,
?11 persons bavin) 1 Ineral. farm or
timber land - are reqtu st? vi to list them
with ii* fur sale. The Ionj? experience
I of our senior. Mr. A Dalby, ir -,i ling
and sale of real >?? Lite warrant us in as?
suring our patrons that their interests
will be .properly guarded in the sale of
their property, and all .money coming
into their bands will be promptly paid
over. Owners may, if preferred, employ
their special agent or attorneys.
Persons, in sending descriptive list of
property, are specially cautioned against
giving overdrawn discriptions, as it
lessens chances of t-alo. We also advise
against giving options on mineral
properties, they oft. n interfere with
sales and b ad to litigation.
j We Bhttll do a legitimate commission
Active, reliable ?trM'. wanted in
j every county in Southwest Virginia.
J All city property listed with us will
' have prompt ntt< ntion, and sohl to best
, We have booked for sale i list of im?
proved and t nimproved ? ?;? rty. busl
1 to ss and daM lling houses in different
' unotiohs ol t bo c ly.
Persons t" buy i>r sell are
r< up! Qtlully invited to cull on ui!
Ofiico. I!i>"'.. M06maw Building,
: Jeff? fron street
It ?' lo I 1 Kationtil Hank ol lion
ITK)R SALE?A Now No. 2 Remington
typewriter; easy terms. Apply
"JUNK," TlMKSOflioe. decl-lt
WANTED?A painter to do some
inside painting. Call for GEN?
ERAL MANAGER, Times Office.
FOR SALE?Privately, one No. 88
Royal Range cook stove. In good
repair. Applyatonoe to W. \V. WORK?
MAN. No. 317 Salem avenue s. w.
17K)K RENT?One front room on
ground Moor, furnished if required,
to one or two gentlemen. References
required; good hoard can he hud in the
neighborhood. Apply at No. 310 Fourth
avenue s. w. dtct-iw.
JOST CHECK?A check drawn by
-J Jno. W. Jones, on the Roanoke
Trust, Loan and Safe Deposit Company
at Roanoke, Va., dated November 14,
1 S?d, for 8075, payable to Jno. Stuart
Jones, or order, and endorsed on back
by Jno. Stuart Jones, and subsequently
assigned by L. R. Sollenborgor to Jos.
A. Gale, or else simply endorsed by
L. R. Sollenberger, has been lost or
stolen, and the public is hereby notified
not to accept or trade for same; pay?
ment has been slopped at bank. L. R.
VTOTICE?On and after Jan. l. 1801.
i-l the rales of commission charged by
Veal estato agents will bo as follows:
On all sales of S3,000 and under, 5 per
cent; on all over 83,000, 4 per cent.
It vorder of the Real Estate Exchange.
L. \V. TERRILL, Secretary. dec.'-lm.
WHY NOT GO TO W. 11. OLIVER,
formerly of Baltimore, If you have
houses to baild. His office is 117Salem
avenue, and his shop is on Earnest ave?
nue, between Sixth and Seventh Streets
s. w. Flans and specifications furnished,
u- c l-1 m
TX7ANTED LOCAL AND TUAVEL
V V ing salesmen to sell Lubricating
Oils, Apply for terms to THE D1E
TEKICHS OIL CO., Cleveland, Ohio.
(1A LK K11 s W A NT BD ON 11W?N
J tank at gas works. Apply to W.
MOFFETT, Foreman. di'o3-2t
FOR SALE?A fino bay mare five
years old, rides well and drives
well. Address to F. 11. CHALMERS,
Farmers' National Bank, Salem, Va.
BOARDERS WANTED?Several nice
gentlemen can get board, also 4
rooms can be bad in private family re?
sidence s. w. corner Commerce and
Church sts. Reference required and
given. None need not apply but tirst
class gentlemen; wont take one gentle?
man and wlfo; rooms furnished or not as
desired. We refer to J. T. Smoot, No.
310 4th avo. a. w. L. G. MOORMAN.
f^OR RENT OR SALE?A desirable
bouse, on Patterson ave., with all
modern improvements. Apply 320
Campbell St. dcc3-lwk
WANTED TO RENT?An ofllco
suitable for real Batata business.
Address (j. I?. HILL, iis Eighth avenue
s. w. dec2-3t
\\TANTED?By a gentleman and
Yv wife one largo room or suite of
rooms furnished or unfurnished, in good
family In high part of the city. Table
board and use of bath also desired. Re?
ference given. Address R. N. T. caro
Timks ollice. doc2-3t
pieco work. EXPONENT, lilue
fteld, W. Va. d< cMw
IT'OR SALE?Good young bay horse.
. Enquire 024 Henry street s. w.
I71RST-OLASS BOARD AND LODU
- Ing at Bedford llouso, on Salem
A POSITION WANTED BY A
it graduate of the Kentucky Univer?
sity In book-keeping, banking, &c. Best
city references given. Address A. B.C.,
BOARDERS wanted at 350 Fifth
avenues, w. Fire and nice feathers
1 bids furnished. Terms modevato
j VI7 ANTED?White oak Umher lands
v? un line of railroads; Norfolk und
Western and tShonandoah Valb \ rail
? roads preferred. Address, stating prioi 1
i foi timber by the thousand foot, or tim- j
her and laid by the acre, C, P. O. '?<x i
.' 133. Roanoke, Va. nov2U l\\
J ANTED?To dispose of our car- |
pet n mnants; \v>- will o] n aJ
i remnant counter from Saturday. No
' vember 30, until Saturday, Di c inber u, j
'. at greatly reduoi d pric< s.
novao-lw E. iL STEWART & CO. j
T^OR RENT?Furnishod rooms. Apply
at No. 702 Sabm ave. nov .' . . k 1
IT'OR SALE?A line horse and a sur?
rey ant't harness. The last named
I good as now. Apply at MILLER'S
j livery stab'e. ? nov27-lwk
WHY NOT UTILIZE THESE
long evenings ;?n<l study short
! hand or book keeping, either .it home
' or in class. Address for terms H. V, S.,
Times ofllof. decl-iw
WAN t'ED?To let business and pro?
fessional men know that tin v can
uouri the service of an expert steno?
grapher and typewrite;' by calling ;
toleptono '50 or casing hi sn nograpl lo
? or Typ 1 W; .i.ing Ituieau.ronm 7,Mai oi 'C
j Temp1 Parties doshiug to dicta to
; corn s, >r. h i c ? or ha- e.< ?? 1 .. contracts,
j c'o.jcopi.d ; '.*?? thi.s chub 'd to do so
; with i ' im - ol ti.ne.
V PC SIT ION SVANTED by a grad
j\ na'.e of Kentucky University, (in
book-kot pin .? r'ul hank'Mg); lb s' r ?
b'li neos givo? Address ' . t;. UARD
\\ U K. No' ? . Giloe Co., Va,
N1) F A
Q Ml. OF DOLLS A
For the U netit.of the organ fuod lor St.
.il l,ti- EpifC ipal Cluiicli. The Ladles'
Aid Society ?<f the iiIm>v<? chUich will
in Id a sale.ol dolls, fancy work, etc ?'?:?
Saturday, D< ceinbor Gib, at 2 p. m. at
the rusuUno of M. K Veatman, 219
Ninth '?? nue b. w. (Mountain struct)
All are o .ad tally Invited to Attend.
MAIN OFFICE: Roanoke, Va.
MEADOWS, VA.; FRONT ROYAL, VA.; SHENANDOAH,
WINSTON, N. C.
Special attention given to applications made to us for lots at any of
F. B. KEMP & COMPANY.
Foi chp.ppoa hands, face and lij.3 try
Lily of the Valley Lotion.
J. E. HATCHER & CO.,
REAL ESTATE AND STOCK BROKERS,
314 M Street, Buchanan, Virginia.
It ii. not slicky; bettor than glycerine
It has beer tried, and is a buoccs.
Price 25 cents. Pre pa rod only by the
Correspondence solicited and promptly answered,
Fox & Christian,
(Successor to E. Walsak.)
Dyeing and Sconring Establishment,
10? Campbell street, Third avenue s.
Everything dyed and cleaned in the
best manner. Not excelled by any
establishment in tho c-Mintrv '.f
J. D. MnNAMKR. TOM. HAY8LIP.
McNAMEE & HAYSLIP,
HOUSE, SIGN AND FRESCO PAI8TERS,
CHAIN KKS AND PAPER HAN0CH8.
Shops, Had ford, Va. Richlands, Va.,
Bueua Vista, Va. IIc.adquarters, Roa?
noko, Va. Lock Pox St. Ronnoko, Va.
P.y virtue of a deed of trust executed
to me as trustee by .John Sheridan and
wife., dated 17th day ol November, IS8S,
and of record in the clerk's otllco of t he
Hustings Coup for Koanoko city, Va.
Deed book 17, p. 375, to si cure to .1. D.
Kirk tbo payment of tho sum of 83,400,
as evidenoi d by two negotiable notes of i
51.700 each, due in one and two years
from 17 Nov.. 1888, with interest. L)o- j
fault having been made i,i payment of!
the last of said notes, at. the rt quest of j
tho said beneficiary, I shall sell to tho
highest bidder, by public auction, in
front of the court-house in lloanoke, on
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30th, 1800,
AT 12 M.. that certain lot of land lying
in Roanoko, Va., bounded and described
ts follows: to wit:
"Heginning at a point on the east side
of Si cond or Commerce st., 70.5 feet
south of Campbell street; thence along
Si cond stieet south 7degrees4 minutes,
east 40.7 feet to Kirk ave.: thence along
Kirk ave., south 8S il-.^'lvos, east 111
feet to a point on an alley; thence along
said alley north 8 degrees S minutes,
west 55.2 feet; thence south St*> degrees
28 minutes, west 24.S feet to corner of
brick bake-house; thence south t*7 de?
grees 58 mill" ' . 8J 1 feet to idaco
note and int
and two yea
Roanoke Opera House,
One week, oommencii ;
Monday, Dec, I.
Tho world-renowned con ...rs,
Harry Lind ley,
Supported by Mansfield's lent! as l <dy,
MISS OLLIE HALFORD
and a schcted compan (
In*a new repertoire, opening with Mr,
j Lindley's own nautical drama,
written and copyrighted b ? > im
wood; antique oak
graining of Olli
eau bo seen
On and .
1S<>(). the l
of every known ' t?. m.M\v f,
sp oialty. My | doab even
;. maple and other woods
throughout the Pone>do
corner Commerce and
AND HOUSE I
iniroerce si re
no v 20-Im
IV. ? i: ,L
7 a. m.
'.i a. in.
1 1 a. m
C. A. HEATH,
tie . I
IE3 Ji-i IB ZEH IB oompto?
I Lyl. ? ?
Has opened a Barber Shcp in Hotel bee. Ho
Room In baeomom , nvM ' ,1,,v