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DIDH'T WANT TO SELL.
A I.iqijlil lVr<u:?t!?m*, 11 <>\v ? Vi>r, <"li in^ed j
tin! Old .11 mi's Mind.
Old Sam Arbucklo was loaning on tho
foneo, which surrounded tho hog Lot,
and watching, with groat satisfaction, a I
lino drove ot hogs eating tholr oVonlhg \
feed of corn, which ho had jn->t given
thorn. While ho was thus engaged, a j
man on horseback rodo to tho bouse, |
and, dismounting, hitohod bis horse, j
and oaiuo ovor to tiio pen whoro Sam
"Good evening," ho said, as lie came |
up. "Nice lot o' tiogs you got thcro."
"Wallt tosoll them, now?''
"Aro you buy in".'" returned Sam, for
answer, as ho took a fresh chow of "long
"Yes," said (be stranger. "I bought
a car-load yostorday, and two to-day; j
havo nearly enough for another. Your :
lot, thoro, would just about :it mo out." j
"Wbut y >c payin'?" ]
"Well, you'vo a nice oven lot o' hogs
there, and IMI glvo you six arid a-balf
cents for them."
f*Ouosi I'll hold 'em for Bovon."
"You'll never get it. Six an I a-tjuar?
te r's tho highest I'vO paid yet; but
you'vo got an extra good lot, and us 1
need them 10 Sill up a car, i inado ah
olTer at a quarter more than they're
"Think I ottghtcr git seven."
"No difference what yo? think; you
Won't got it this year."
"Well, mobbo 1 will next."
"Yos; but you cun't nffoiti to bold
"Reckon a Udler kin afford to do it,
if bo want < to; kain't ho?"
"Yes, 1 stipposo so; but you'll loso
money on I hem."
"1 generally do, onyhow."
"You won't, if you lot mo have them
at tho price I've oil red."
"Well, I've mado up my mind I won't
sell now. onyhow. I'll hold *ora till
next w< i ';. ail I then riio an1 the boys'll
drive 'oiil to town, an' sell 'otn for what
they'll i, tcll.V
"All right," said tho buyer, and
turned to go. .liist then a thought
seemed to strike him. Turning iigain
to old Sain, lie said: "Uy th way, .Mr,
Arbucklc, do you overtake any thing?"
"Well, 'kadontilly," lio answered.
"I've got some us goo l whl >k v. hero,"
prodiicinii ii flask, "a; you ever wet your
throat with. Try n little."
Old Sain took th" hotlln, shook il,
bold it up 1;''we n him-elf ami the
light, ami then placed ii i i his lips.
Having taken a geiier ,, ( snort, be
handed it buck, with the remark, that
"it. way. party fair rttnlt."
The buyer look n laste, und wasabont
to replace llio IIask in his pocket, when
aid Sam said: "1 don't know bill I might
let you have them hogs, seeln'as It's
you. I used till Us to soli to old .Milt
flarlow, an'be allus set. up tho drinks
after tiie deal way. Dill 1(1. Hilt your
lieber'.-; a thumlorin1 sight betler'n
hizon;'shies, you trol it out in advance,
m' when ii didn't lo.il; ess though wo Wuz
ar goin' tor do uniiy dickorin' at all."
"Yes," Inking the dusk, which was
now profforod a second timo; "yes, you
kin hov tho hogs. I like tor trade with
?l" gentleman, an' you're joss about my
size. Well, here's lookin' atyer."?lvl.
11. I'ritchard, in Light
SPOT AMD WATCH.
rimy I)l?iii?i?m?roil, ami so Did a Very ro?
ute iSoiip Peddler.
"I botr pardon for Intruding upon your
time," said Iho polite, smiling man with
tho small valise in his hand. "A pod
Her is a nuisance, I know it as well
is any body. Hut there aro various
Kinds of puddlors, and all of us must
ive. It isn't our fault that we are here.
Those of US that earn our living "Hon?
estly have to share the odium that be
ongs to tho calling. I'm not complain?
ing of this, gentlemen. It is part of tiio
?.ursn that came in tho original package
-o Adam. If there i-i anyone of you
'.bat litis a spot of groaso on bis coat,
vest or pant?trousers." be added, open?
ing his valiso and taking out a small
sake of soap and sponge, "I shall 1)0
?lappv to remove it. and without charg?
ing a com, and without asking any body
to buy my soap. It's my way of adver?
tising. My dear sir, allow mo. There
is a little spot on your vest."
He rubbed the spot with a piece of
Soap, deftly applied the sponge, male a
few passes over tho cloth with a piece
Of cotton sheeting, and said:
"Thoro, sir, that spot is gone You
will never see it again. And probably
you wiP never SCO me again either, as I
travel but OnCe through a community.
My goods will be found at tlm stores. I
take it for granted nobody wishes to
buy a cake of my soap. 1 wish you good
Afti r tho polite, smiling visitor bad
-lone away tho gentleman whoso gar?
ment had boon operated upon had occa?
sion to consult his watch.
It wasn't thoro.
It had disappeared with tho spot.?
Chicago 1 lerald.
A Itruto in Human t erm.
The city of Kostroma. Russia, has a
sensation of its own in the shape of a
rjruol lather, M ror Aloxioif Smirnoff by
naino ami a drosky driver by profession.
The son of Smirnoff, a boy of ton years,
failed to pass the examination at In8
school. Doing afraid to come homo
with tho report of bis ill success, ho
?onccaled himself for two days. Hut
his fathor found him and chained . 'jim
to the wall of a dark. ? b*''? al* I ..?n.,,,,
which was tgfa )H(l lhjJ v|llnin i " -
or of the rt)l(, approv0(1 ??.,)???. ; 1>
*traw. bugb deserved acharac- Ar n
for fu'in it than the "Crippled ' Roano
eouIrl. ]?). Urofe GraiT as "Officer on l>< c
anz," and Mr. Thomas .I. Haw- (}. Col
ns. as the burglar and detective, mer- said c<
some praise. ? Addis.,
The ! ;st act was the climax of a pret- . All
story, and tho play is not an uninter- pay a hi
ting one. It was well received,, and I WOOD
th everything considered Is entitled ?
good audiences of the best people. :
ch as this is a little relief compared fj
what has gono lie fore in the way of
(tractions in Fort Worth, and should
5 company return again they can rest | Tin
' red, they will receive an onthltsias
Cl ptiOD from a crowded Ii?.Use. j >
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PERSONAL AND LITERARY.
?LudOvia Halevy am.ounces hia ro?
tircmcnt from literary work, lie la
tired and will write no inoro unloss lio
concludes to Unish an uncomplotod
?Salmon P. Chase's old law sign has
Leen discovered, covered with dust and
cobwebs, on a building formerly occu?
pied by lawyers on Third street, near
Main, In Cincinnati.
^-llortha von II il lorn is si ill an ar lent
peJostriau. though most uf her time is
now devoted to work in Imr studio in
tho Virginia Mountains. She is a de?
vout Catholic, and frequently walks
oleven miles to church and back again.
?Princess Holen Cusa, w?oso bus
band died in Madrid lately leaving her
a fortune of 8,000,000 francs, has de?
termined todevoto hor whole Incomo to |
charitable purposes. Sho has become
a nurso in the children's hospital at j
?Sir Edwin Arnold's new epic, now
finished, "Tie. Light of tho World," was |
conceive!1, bo for ? he wrote "'lho LI flit
of Asia," and for till Inspiration and
correct localization ho travolbd exten?
sively through the ifoly Land. His
nowoplc is in blau.; verse, relieved wii.li J
-?Mr. Gladstone estimates his library j
lo contain from 32,000 to ?:.">.*!::) books, j
arranged by himself ir.t"> mlhuto di?
visions hud sections, lie thinks that
about ono-forth ot tho volumes may b i
theological. Up has about twenty
edition, ol Homer, and from thirty to
I forty translations, whole or in part.
( ?A complete list of the Sultan's
! wives shows that ho has live llrst-class I
; wives, valldes; twenty-foursecond-class ]
; er morganatic wives; and some two bun- |
; Irod and llfty third-class partners, va
; rioiisly doscrlbcd as '^favorites" and j
j "slaves.*' Tho caro and attoudanco of
tho fomalo establishmunts roqnlro tho
: icrvico of 0,000 persons, who are the
only people in Turkey who receive their
full pay with regularity,
i ?Prom Cairo, by way of Germany, is
reported I b" ill sonvory of '?? Cunl ic manu -
I script wbi.-h contains much hew light
kip m the Council of Ephosus in -r.JI. It
consists ot a sorlos of letters written
from EpheSus by Cyril, Patriarch of
Alexaudriii, to Li s agent at the court of
TheodoSius IL, hnd a report by his
agent,."Victor tip) Voungor, oh the result
:>f bis negotialions.
I ?The American lluuiatie Education
Society oir.ir.s two prhte.s1 ef .?- .?.*> i oa'tli
for he ,t. o-.;>. y ; <>u ibis quest o i: "In
the interests of humanity should yivi
? section he porinittcd, and, if ? o. Hit lor
what restrictions and limitations?'"
One i ;-.; e ol ! ..mi is for tho boM essay
advocating vivisection, thO other ot
j ?250 for tho best essay oppos trr i-.. H
sivs hiiist bo recolvod buforo January 1,
ISill, by Heorgo T. Angoil, It) Milk
I street, ?Iii : ton.
? Editor P.uia was selected a* ji.idg
to pass upon tho coinpetitlvu poems
j submit ted by the Indiana amatour
I journalists, and Ibis is bis roport; "I
; have oxni lined thoroughly tho eight
poems submitted in competition for tho
title of poet laureate-, and it is my duty
to say that theio is not ono of them
which merits such an honor. Tlioy are
. all cominonplaco in thought and niedi
1 aero In treatment. I do not lind an
. original idea in thetu all, an I lie- one
! Quality, which oppuars pretty evenly,
Is facility In phrase-making and Hno
. .linking." Tin- amateur pools uro in
? Mother- -"What did you learn at
Siinday-school?" Tommy ? "The lesson
was all about a (nan's health." Mother
?"What did it say about it?" Tommy?
"It said: 'Jacob's well.'"?Lawrence
? Lady (toTramp) ? "Poor man; I sup?
pose that in your hard life you meet
with a great many stumbling blocks?"
rramp?"Yes, madam, but tho chopping
blocks aro what 1 most dread."?Uos ton
?Tho C/.nr?-"Vodsky, what is
Ibatski?" Vodsky?''That is one of
thoso Americanovitch slotskitnachinis
kis." Tim Canr -"And what does the
thingovitch .1"'.'" Vodsky "You drop
a diamond in tho slotovitch and try your
weightsltl."? N. Y. Sun.
i ?"Well, of all the ways of m?kln' a
Iivin"." said l?uks, "1 think Hiera
1 Hire's about the easiest." '?The easi?
est?" "Yes. I've watched tho fellers
that doit. All a man's got. to do is to
sit down an'slide bis pen over the pa
; per."?Washington I'ost.
? Dinah --"Wat's de mat tor dere, hon?
ey?" Small IhMlsrbtnr (dressing for a
party in Hluckvillo) ? "Hero's so many
lodes in my shoes dat my new red an'
hi no stockings shows right froo." I>i
nah?"Well, go wifout stockings, an do
boles won't, show."?Hood News.
?Some scientific men have come to
lho conclusion that, the man of the
future will be without hair ami without
teeth. That will bo the final devolop
! mont of (be species. Fortunately, wo
who ar.- now on the planet will not live
tosoo that, happy time; and wo noon not
give ourselves much concern about it.?
London Edition llorald.
? "No," said she. "1- f can only be a
sister to you." "Very well," said lie,
"I must be going! I bad expected a dif?
ferent answer, but?well, good-night!"
"Heorgo," she faltered, as he h tar tod
out into tho hignt, "George!" "What
' h**j asked crossly, "Aren't yen
? ""**" - >!<? sister-: > l-nighl ? '
i mooting of tho directors of tl;<>
ko llltildingand Paving Co., held
i., 3rd, ls!io. the resignation of !i.
e, as secretary and troaruror ol
Jtnpany. was accepted, and S. L.
m was elected to till said ofllco.
bills due tho company will be
e to the n iw secretary. R. r.
RUM, President. dcc?-lw.
- well-known Jefferson Street
jtOnCd a Harber Shop in Hotel
11 OU^OUluUh AlV2-t
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j note an
I cluing i
? two yon
residence and business property, in any part of Roanoke,
rail on or address
L. L. POWELL & COMPANY
Roanoke, Va. Office Stewart Building, Third avenue, opposite city postoffice. ii
? 3 mm
Great Sale of Lots-, De
?ILiil 111 fill i iilfi? 1
: nd 12,
R. 15. Won ritam,
Formerly with N. \V. R.
K. A. Hi ke,
Formerly with N A \Y. It. li.
WORTH AM Bd BLAKE,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents, 13 Jeffer?
son street, Roanoke, Va.
Lock box 266.
Correspondence s< ?licited.
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VV. s. i iOOCll,
C. i;. HOUR,
\ iuu 1'residc.nt.
iL L. CHILES
Sec'y & Tr..
TERM3: C no-third cash; balance in ono ??';!.'. two years.
Tiicso lots lie on principal business and rosid 1 n (streets. '-Tho
property adjoins tho old town, and is surrounded by th 1; ? t other strong
oonipanh i. it is the most valuable property in v. - 1 Norfolk
und Western and the Dummy lino to Roanoke run through ii and havo their
Dassel 1 ger Stations ?u It. Streets have boon graded and macadamised,
ami tho town wal sr system extended through them.
Salem has mado more rapid and substantial progress in one
year 'ban any other city in Viruiniu; 313 ho'.i"C'- 1 M" 1 " built; about
81,000.000 spent in buildings and improveipeii population has
doubled, and the business of tho postotllco and telegraph ollloo iucrcusCd
500 per cent.
Tho*iron furnace, the rhetorics in operation, in courso of erection, and
actually secure.!, will employ several thousand hands, tho present
population will be doubled 5,1 :- a ; ; 1 ?1 :nv ?" '?n'-"
toss to s ??:!?<? other large plants.
Tin- llaUlmore and Ohio lind Roanoke and Southern, will soon be built to
Salem, making li an important railway center.
Sab in is bound soon 10 be a great iron and steel. anil general m?ll?"
f?CtUring ?hd commercial city; : ; ! Salem and SoaUoke, now
rapidly growing together, will be ih.> indu;. rial o:: ' er of Virginia, t?o
gateway !?> lie- grOnt iron and c |al region 6C : onlhwi il \ irginin.
For large, sure and quick profits, now is tho linn- t > invest in Sab :n. the
l'Qu< en i ity of the Southwest."
ENORMOUS PROFITS ARE ZZ'.KZ MADE IN REAL ESTATE. I
l or maps, pamphlet of 32 proes, <? to., mldri ss
J. W. F. ALLEMONG, President, Salem, Virginia.
Old DofflMon Investment Co.
OFFICE IN CITIZENS' HANK BUILDING
Makes and Negotiates First-Class Investments.
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For heavy-weight suits and
G O TO
CT* 4?v .4
Distinctly the Richest Mining Town in Sonlnwesl Virginia.
The largest, mines, the richest lands, tho finest timber surroutul$lvanhoe.
Tho No. I furnace of the New Liver Mineral Company now in successful
Large Foundry, Machine Shops
Trust, Loan and Safe Deposit Co.
Statement, October 31,1 S90.
uksouiich8. l.ia ki1.1t1ks.
Loans and disc..nuts.$125,097 31 I Capital. .$350,000 UU
Stocks. 223,205 00 I Undivided profits and gross
Leal estate. 13,500 00 ? earnings. 127,985 15
Furniture. GOO 00
Cash on hand and in banks. . 115,503 .V!
ISxpenscs and taxes. -.ssT US
Deposits on certificate
Deposits on cht ck... .
Li. THRRY, Pres. S. W. JAMISON,Sec'y.
Directors: 11. S. Trout, Edw. Millinger. S. W. Jamison, I*. Ii.Terry,
J. a. Jamison.
Pulaski City, Va.
Bluefield, W. Va.
The above houses offer superior accommodations to the travel?
ling public. Sample rooms for commercial men.
"s lot v
, i !k no
> tho lot of i .
south wii 'a vf\S S
?et to Salem avenue, thei
ivonue west 50 feet to the boL
hieb lot of land embraces/"
ch fronting on Salom avcniKand Bottlers of Pure Lager Reer,
being the same hu oonvoycdi
nd Mil. n Sykes to A. Z. (Coll,
F. Maker, by deed bearing c
th this dot d.
MS: Cash enough to pay off sae.Y t r\A d ^ ^_1. ? \i' ?
d interest, and tho costs of exo-\ 1 U4, KOanOK6, Virginia.
this trust: thobalano? in one and
iv . i e in d by a d u d of tru I . ??T*rl*
JOHN K. PHNN.'
cber 5th, l<:u. Trustee.
and Stove Works
I nder construction. Free sites and liberal inducements to manufaoturen.
Immense limestone and Iron and zins mines are being worked or developed
within the town. Important industries secured, and negotiations ponding
A railroad junction in the heart of the greatest
iron region in the United States. The only
town on this great Southern connec?
tion of the Norfolk and Western
The world famous limonito and mountain ores of the Cripple Creok Val
ley and the celebrated Gossan and magnetic ores of Carroll county aro withtA
minimum haul of Ivanhoc. In direct communication with the I'ooabontM
coal and coko fields. Being 2,000 foot above tho sea the climate is unsur?
passed by the celebrated mountain resorts of tbo world. Vast tracts of Virgin
forests close to hand that can be Uoatod down to Ivanboe.
Magnificent hotel, stores and dwellings under
contract. The cheapest and best lots
in the South.
Ivanhoe Land and improvement Co,
'Sj3eex a. Specialty.