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SO?i'f THINGS SEE? AND HEARD
By a Times Man in Hie Daily !
Walks About the City.
The People Will Talle and the Tline.l Ite
pnrteiTi art' not Deaf Timely 5ti|;i;eK
lloiisaiul Just CrltJelsm Uy Prominent
Citizens IIeaI'll i?n the Streets anO
tlotteil Down on the Spot.
'?What lnis become of tho organization
known us tho Chamber <d" Commerce?" '
asked n wldo-awako business man of
Thh Timks man about town yesterday. I
f*Thoro is plenty of room and plenty of
work in Itoanoke for tho Ro:il Ks t?te !
Exchange, the Commoicktl Club, arid a
llvo Chamber of Commerce. It will bo
a boiler day for Roanoke when tho iiu ;- '
ncs:, men realize tho real value an?! im?
portance of co-operation. Many valuable i
Industries are slipping through her lin?
gers on account of a lack of it."
"Wivu will we have a hospital?" ex?
claimed a good-natured gentleman a
lew days ago as bo saw an Injured man
borne on a stretcher to the office of a
physician. "If the City Council does
not provide a sewerage system before
the (summer it is to bo hoped that I 10
hospital committee will provide some
place for the sick ami injured.
A buCking pony and a negro boy
created no little amusement on JoITor
son street yesterday afternoon.
Throe or four boy . running for lif ? to :
thti Vigilant Fire Company*? huilding to
ring the lire boll, to let, tie- people know
that One of the largost business hottsi s
in the city was on lire, was ono of the
sonci s that gavo a rural appcaranc ? to
?lolfcrson street yesterday tiTlerh ton.
When blocks of handsome buildin rs
uro swept away on account of tho poor
alarm system, perhaps a bettor one will
A substantial citizen, who want ; to
see [toanoko bnvo the best, of every?
thing, went ovor on Commonwealth
avenue yest inlay to see tho operation
Of I Hack's electric ear system. "No
mules, no poles, no wires in sight and a
car moving (long as though it were
alive, doesn't look so bad." said he, ?
titter suing tho ear smoothly glhl" l ack ,
and forth over the truck. The City
Council should require tho adoption of
I bis or some other successful system of
underground wires Instead of tho pro
|K>scd lines of ugly poles and dangerous
CLBVIUt WKTHCTIVK WOKK.
An Overcoat and Other Vuliinble Booty i
Uncovered l?y the OMtcers.
Surguant Junes andOflicer J. <!. Wolfe
performed a neat niece of detcctivo ]
wort: yesterday, which resulted in tho |
detection and capture of a thief and tho !
recovery of valuable booty shortly after ,
il v. a ?! stolen.
\V. W. Workman lost a valuable over?
coat one day last week, and yesterday j
morning be saw a negro with it on. He
called Oflicer Jones' attention to tho I
fact, and the latter arrested the negro,
who .stated that he had bought the coat
from another negro.
Oflicer Wolfe went in search of the |
man indicated by the party under ur- i
rest and arrested him. Wolfe learned
that the negro be arrested, who gave
bis name as George Graham, ban given
a valuable gold watch to another negro,
and si cured tho watch, as also a chain
und charm, amounting in value to .rd.
Graham mid conflicting stories about
both coat and watch, but afterward ad- i
in it ted toOitlcor Wolfe and n Times re- '
porter that he hail picked a man's pocket
yesterday morning on Railroad avenue.
The man who lost tho watch was
learned to bo 13. I.. Woodley, of Had
ford, w'no will appear against Graham
at Squlro William's court titSo'clock to?
A 8RTKKK KICtCKTt.
Oilieer Ooo h talced <>?er the Slot lon-llonsc
Uniliu :. l>y :i Prisoner.
Hast night, just before nine o'clock,
Otlicors Goo and Mabry arrested J. W.
Rowers, a white man, on Railroad avo
into, for intoxication. Ho refused to
walk to tho station-house, and the offi
cors oallod a passing vehiclo and took
him off in that.
On his way to the station Rowors yelled
. t the lop of his voice continuously and i
i eked Oflicer Gee repeatedly. When
l - part y got, to f he station-house, while !
jji^Ag lip tilt) flight of steps leading to
the mayor's officer, Hower fetched Gee a '
kick in the stomach hard enough to |
knock tho officer headlong over tho j
hand-rail into tho adjoining lot. Very
fortunately, Gee did not break his neck '
or limb, although ho sustained a bad ;
wrench of thejbaok. Rowers is Indebted
much to tho officer's forboaranco that ho
did not receive a wholesome clubbing.
Amy I.ee in "The Clipper."
??The Clipper" will be presented at I
the Opera House Monday night, tho Sth.
The play is said to merit a good audi?
ence. Of the performance the fort
Worth, Texas, Gazette of a recent dato
Miss Hoc did the bright, energetic girl
witb full vim and playfulness. She is
all action, and It can be early seen is to I
a degree natural. She made some fine
extemporaneous bits. Her singing al- !
ways met favor. |
Mr. Arthur Sprague did tho villain j
handsomely after tho approved method. ?
Mr. Walter Plough deserved acharac- j
tor with moro in it than the "Crippled :
Printer." Mr. K. (Jrofc Graff as "Oflicer
Rosencrana," and Mr. Thomas J. Haw?
kins, iis the burglar and detective, mcr- :
it some praise.
The last act was the climax of a pret- j
ty story, and tho play is not an uninter?
esting one. It. was well received,.and
with everything considered Is entitled |
to good audiences of the best people.
Such as this is a little relief compared
' to what ha:s gone before in tho way of
ttractions in Fort Worth, and should
i company return again they can rest
red, they will receive an enthusius
QOptlOn from a crowded bouse.
are THE TIMES' nows columns
of any other pupor published
' co ) rnlloe, if you want tho
FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
Nkw York, Dec ft.?|Special|?Ex
ohango weak ami excited at 481@185.
Money easy* at 4@0, lust loan at 4.
Government bonds?gold, S144,052,000;
ottrrenoy, 81,000,000. Government bonds
dull arid steady?Is. 121%; 4)38, 1?.",.
State bonds entirely neglected.
Ala. CA 2-3s.. 103 IN. O. l?a.,lst.. 8.1
do. Cl. lifts.. 100 N.Y. Tea. '.'S
Ga. 7.; raortg'o_ N. & \V. prof.. 63
N. C. Os..._1 mo :N. I'ac. 20?.,'
do. . is. >.?; IN. l>ac. prof.. 00
S. C. oonllr... '.>'.? I'ac..Mail
Tonil. Os.103 Rending. 30'4
Tonm r,s.ion 11. A \V. 1*. T'l 15?.
Tonn, seit_ti\}% Kuck Island.. 70
Vir. ?s. no St. I'aul. :*<'>'? '
Vir.consuls... it St. Paul prof. 104 .Vj
Cli. & N. \V...!??!;. Ti x. Pacific. I'M :
do pr< r r d..i:::>^ Tn.Conl&Ir'n ?':2 '.
Del.& Lack... 121)?4 Union Pacific. 40
Krio. IS', .Y. .). Ten.OS
hi. Tenn., now. ?'. Mo. Pacific .. .
Lake Shore ...in:,'. West. Union . 70
L. & N. 72M Cot.. Oil T. C.. MM
Mem. & Char. . 50 1'.rimswick ... 17
Mob. .V. Ohio.. Mol?. A. 0. 50
X, AC. hi [Silver Cor_104%
I'llUUt'OK AM) MKKC1IAND1H K. j
Nt:w YoilK, I): c. ft. ?| Special j?South- |
etn Hour steady, quiet. Wheat, unset- \
tied, dull, closing easy: No. 2, red, 103 j
0 '? valor: inr . ailoat: ungraded, red,
?ill ./(itioi1 .; op Lions early were bullish
r.i l%@Uj higher on heavy buying
at I Vest, became weal; on mon-'.y condt- '
tions and sold off at. ?'?.,<" 1'. closing easy.
No. 3, red. Dec., I03%;?)an., 103%, L'ob.,
1017,: May. 103%. I
c >rn liighcr,uuscttled;ulosing weaker; ;
N i.a, !*,?.*',? ill. elevator, 04 hi@u5J f afloat.
1 iptionS opened excited on small receipt a
advancing Ifu 3J tiolosiiigeasy at
cts. above yesterday; Dec, 03, .Ian.,
nr .'. May <',o: ;. Oats stronger, fairly
native; options lirmer;more active; D 0.,
r>o'',: .Ian., .'i'.: May ft2. No. 2 white,
.Ian.. r>:i '.!<?' 531: M:>v.y!\. Spot prices
No. 2 Chicago. ftlffl Blfjf.
Coltoe, options opened steady, un?
changed, loft points up; closed steady,]
ft down to .'> up, qiil t: D< ?l0. I0(h I'i. : >:
I '-, h.. $lft.00(n 15.05; May. 8l5.20<ji 1"> 2ft,
spot Rip i|iilct, steady; fair cargoes, 10'.:
No. 7, II (, Sugar, raw quirt. I:.ir re
lining, 41 1-15; re lined) quiet, steady.
Molasses, foreign nominal: New Orleans
ralrly active, firm. 1 ;*<*?? steady, quiet.
Petroleum quiet, steady: rehned, all
potts, 87.30. Cotton-seed oil weak dull;
crude prime. 20(? ::7.
Itosin dell, sternly; strained, common 1
to good, i.45@ 1.50; turpentine dull, :
rv/ .'i'.c . Wmd easy, quiet. I'ork Cull.
Heel' steady, lleef bams steady. Tioroed
beef steady. Cut. meats dull. I.aril
lower; western steam. 0,05; city, 5.05(i>
5.70; Dec, 0;05; .Ian.. U.I8<%0.15; l''obT.
(>..'I2; May. (5.07: refined quiet: condensed '
net. U.20(<$021>?- Proights i<> Liverpool
weal;. Collen Is. Sd. Grain 2d.
Tbc Norfolk and Mastern Investment ,
Company lias just closed :i $1,000.000
deal, by which it purchases 720 acres of
land near Norfolk with a mile of water
front on the hay. on which they will
on et a cotton mill with 20,000 spindles,
to cost $250,000, and other industries.
Twenty-eight towns in the department
of Krance have now obtained telephone
service. In eight other towns the tele- '
phone lines are in construction, and will !
lie completed in two months' time. ;
Other towns will shortly be added, j
There are only two towns possessing
telephones in Algeria, viz.. Algiers and '
The rapid development Of land val ues
in the South is something remarkable,
and the boom has hardly begun. At 1
the Southern Investment Company's of
flees they report an active demand and j
a good supply; Some very choice local- ,
itiescan lie had on very favorable terms j
just now where splendid resells will bo j
earned by thoso who organize the com?
panies both for themselves and for in?
The Pan-American Steamship Line,
plying between Galveston and South
American ports, has been established,
with r capital of 850,000,000. Tbc prin- ,
eipal stockholders reside in Chicago.
Omaha, Denver. Kansas City, Des
Meines Topeka and Galveston. The
principal offices are located i.i Galves?
ton, and the company will have several
vessels in the trado early in 1801.
Special Agent Mosier, writes to the
central land oitica from Tncoma, Wash., 1
that a grove of giant redwood trees, liko
those in the Yosemito National I'ark,
Calilornia. has been discovered in Piorco
county. Washington. The stcrclaryof
the interior has ordered an investiga- |
tion of the subjl Ct through the ngr.cul
l.tiral division of the census buroa, and ?
Congress may be asked toset aside the l
land on which the trees arc standing as
a national park. Mr. Mosier says that'
the people ofTacomn will probably have
a Hag pole made of one of the tallest,
trees, to he sent to the World's fair.
Some of the trees are 100 feet high and
thirteen in diameter.
THE TIMES is the lotiding papor of the
mineral belt of tho two Vire-inhia. If you
want to keep posted on tho development
of this section you cannot aftord to bo
A handsome upright 7,'g-octave piano,
with full metal frame, rosewood or
ebony case, plush stool and embroidered
cover, can he bad at the Hobbio Music
Company, Lynchburg, Va., for 8350 cash
or 8^7ft on easy payments. These in?
struments are fully warranted for live
! years. Call at their warerooms and ox
At a meeting of the directors of the
Roanoko Building and Paving Co., held
on Dec, 3rd, 1800, the resignation of II.
G. Cole, as secretary r.nd trea. urer of
saiil company, was accepted, and s. L.
Addison was elected to till said office.
All bills due the company will bo
payable to tho now secretary. 11. I"
WOODIUJM, President. dec?-lw.
C. A. HEATH,
, The well-known Jefferson street
Has opened a Harber Shop in Hotel
IkOoiu in basomoub "xiv2
SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
??There in moro shipping now in tho
port at t narloston than at any time for
ti;o last flvc years,
?Eighteen and one-half tons of colnry
wero shipped from Kalamazoo in one
? It is said thoro aro only two red
slate quarries in tho United States, one
in Vermont and the other in Virginia.
?Tho Chinese Cotton Cloth Company
of Shanghai is at last about to com?
mence operations, although much harn?
pered by financial difficulties.
?Noarsightedncss is overrunning tho
French pooplo as much as the Germans.
Among the senior boys in the different
French colleges more than forty-six per
cent, are nearsighted.
?Tho largost fruit farm in West Vir?
ginia is the Becker farm, near Harper's
Ferry. It contains 5,000 apricot trees,
ttT.UCO poach trees, tt.OOO plum trees,
5,000 miscellaneous fruit trees and :;.">,
000 grape vines.
? Recent experiments on tho physio?
logical effects of the electric current
load to tho bolief that a continuous cur?
rent causes death by a direct action on
tho substance of the heart, and death
by an intermittent current is due to the
alteration of tho nerves and the inhibl
tory mechanism of the heart.
?A German chemist has discovered
that when a bottle partly filled with a
solution of ozone in water is shaken, a
soft phosphorescent glow spreads over
the surface of the liquid and quickly
disappears. A second shaking gives a
fainter light, but the appearance can
not bo obtained again until after an
interval of some days.
?A Fronoh agricultural experiment
station reports thatout of 575 plants tho
goat oats !".< and refuses 120; the sheep
out of 518 plants oat 387 and refuse 141;
the cow out of494 plants eats MTU and re
fusts 21S; the borso out of -17) plants
eats 202 and refuses 212; while the pig
out of 243 plants eats 7:J and rofusOs 171.
?The production of silk throughout
the world last, year is estimated at 11.
700 tons, as against 11,548 tons in 1SS8,
U,8SS tons in 18S7, 10,594 tons In ISS0,
and t?,00'J tens in 1885. The average of
tho four years from issr, to IS83 was
10.7IS tons. The 1889 crop was rather
above it, although scarcoly any silk was
produced in Syria and oilier parts of tho
Levant.?N. Y. Evening I'ost.
?Apparently tho tables aro turning.
California prunes have becomo so popu?
lar in this country that it is said the
French are beginning to put up their
prunes in tho California style, so that
they will pass for California prunes.
Sonic of these day.'-,, perhaps, dishonest
dealers will try to soil French wines
by putting on them California labels.
"Westward tho star of Empire takes its
?The value of tho world's production
of coffee, at 17,000,000 cwt. would bo
about $2157,000,000 in tho wholosato
market. Tiio world's consumption of
coffee is placed at S?o.000 tons, tho
l'nited Statesand Canada alone using
?Jo.""),000 tons. Two-thirds of tho cofToe
we drink comes from Brazil, which pro
duees considerably moro than onu-half
of tho world's supply.?Kansas City
Morn Excitement Than Fire.
? Fire was discovered on the second
floor of Rosenbaum's dry goods storo
yesterday afternoon about, 2:30 o'clock.
Tho alarm was sounded and the depart?
ment was out promptly, and the fire
was easily extinguished, without, injury
to any part of the goods. Tho lire
originated from a defective flue. Tho
alarm created some excitement, nt lirst,
and quite a crowd soon gathered around
The Cosmoeral to Appear To-day.
Tbt' initial number of the Cosmocrat,
an illustrated humorous and society pa?
per, henceforth tobe published in Roa?
noke, will appear to-day. From tho
proof sheets shown Tin: Ti.mks it prom?
ises to bo n very attractive journal.
.lack'.lu- (tipper in Switzerland.
Hk?nk, Gee. 5.?This city has been
startled by a crime similar in many rejj
.??peeis to those which were committed
by Jack tho Ripper in the Whitechnpol
district of i.ondon. As some men were
passing through a forest near the city
to-day they discovered th" body of a
peasant girl, who had been murdered
and mutilated in a most shocking man?
ner. There is no clue to tho murderer.
Mistress Among American Workman,
Vikxxa, Dec. 5.?The unfortunate
molhcr-of-poarl turners, who wove
thrown out of employment by the pas
sago of tbc McKinley bill, are in deep
distress. The money that bad been sub?
scribed by the public is now exhausted
and thero is little chance of their
obtaining more work.
I Ry virtue of a deed of t rust executed
to me as trustee by A. /. Keiner and
W. F. Itaker, dated 17th day of Novem?
ber. 18S8, and of record in tho clerk's
office of the Hustings Court for Itoanoke
City, Va., deed book 17 page 1 ir>, to se?
cure to E. W. Lykos and Ellen Lykes
the payment of the sum of 93,333.33, as
evidenced by two negotiable notes of
81,600.06 each, due in one and two years
from November 17th, li-SS, with inter?
est. Default having been made in the
payment of tho last of said notes, at
the request of the said beneficiary, I
shall sell to the highest bidder, by pub?
lic auction, in front of tho courthouse
j in Itoanoke city, on SATURDAY, JAN?
UARY Uth, 1891. at 12 M., that certain
I lot of land lying in Itoanoke. Va.,
i bounded as follows, to wit:
'?Reginning at a corner to George I'.
Tay loo's lot on the north side of Salem
i avenue, tin nca north 179J-.J fe< t to nn
alley, thenc ? east with said alley 50
feet to the lot of l\ F. Van Miller,
thence south with Van Miller's lino
IT'.i' j feet to Salem avenue, thence with
Sab in avenue west 50 feet to the begin
! rung, which lot of land embraces two
lets, each fronting on Salom avenue 25
j fe?t. It being tbc same lot conveyed by
K. W. and 1Mb n Sykes to A. /.. K?lner
and W. F. I'.aker. by deed bearing even
j date (with this de, d."
TEItSlS: Casb enough to pay off said
J not" and in tort si. and the c ist; of exe?
cuting this trust; thohalane. ? in one ami
i two years, secured by a deed of trust.
JOHN E. I'F.XN'.'
! Deoombor 5th, jSDO. Trustee.
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
I put an advertisement in The
JTlMES. It will cost only one
cent per word, and will bring
what you want.
Situations VV anted a n d \
"founds" inserted free of
I?OR ? BEAUTIFUL U mo OF
i Christinas presents call ;:i l>. L. ,
i Solomon s, ids Salem avenue.
4 CHOICE link OF IIOLIDA v
1 \ goods In the jowelry Hue jusi. re- j
I coivedat I). l. SOLOMON'S.
VirANTED?Ten sehoolb?ys t.. soil
Tho Cosmoorat. Apply at 110 .lef- i
fcrsoh street, between the hours of 10
ami II. I
Ij^Ot't RENT.?A line residence in the !
V West End. Apply to.). L. WING
LI f.l.D. Il l Commerce street. decO-lw ;
l^OR SALE?The iwst dry goods, no?
tion, clothing, shoe and hatbiisincss
in the city, also doing the largest bust-.
, nossonStib muvenuo. The sttlo includes
lease of store for three or live years.
Address MANAGER, hex 193, Roanoke,
jj?OR s.M.L -A stock of dry merchan
l diso a*, the liest stand in Roanoke,
st?re rnii?! cheap, a real bargain. Good :
? reasons given tor soiling. Address 1115."
; this of lice. dcc5-l\v ;
ITIOR SALE?Privately, one No. 8S
Royal Lange cool: stove. In good
; repair." Apply at once toW. W. WORK- |
i MAN. No. "17 Salem avenuo s. w.
1 dec 1-It.
(?OR RI5XT?One front room
ground lloor, furnished if required, j
to one or two gentlemen. References
: required; good board can be had In the
neighborhood. Apply at No. 1110 Fourth j
: avenues, w. dec 1-1W. :
' VJIT.OI-TLA. WHITE SWELLING,
io old seres and ulc?rs cured by HR. '
SI Toll. 353 Seventh avenue and Frank- I
: \\ ' Ily n * iTTlTTri r "\ V~7l"(7| ,1V ER,
formerly of Raltimoro, if you have i
! houses to build. His ollico Is 11 ? Salem (
avenue, and his shop is on Earnest avo
nun, between Sixth and Seventh streets 1
s.w. Plans and specifications furnished,
CIALEERS WANTED ON IRON
' tank at gas works. Apply to W.
MOL FETT, Foreman. dec3-2l I
I70R SALE?A tine hay mare five
vears old, rides well and drives |
j well! Address to F. H. CHALMERS,
Farmers' National Hank, Salem, Va. j
I dcc3-lw. I
17(11: RENT OR SALE?A desirable
house, on Patterson avo., with all
modern improvements. Apply 320
J Campboll st. dt ?3-1 wk
\\7 ANTED TO RENT?An ottloo
i t I suitable for real e.itato business.
Address G. P. HILL. 118Eighth avenue
j s. w. dec2-3t
! 1X7 ANTED?Nowspaper compositor;
>> plecowork. EXPONENT, Hlue
; Held. W. Va. iltcfMw
JTAOR SALE?Good young bay horse.
Enquire 02-1 Henry streets, w.
jTMRST-CLASS BOARD AND LODO
V Ing at Hcdfonl House, on Salem
l veil lie. llOVuO-lW
?\ POSITION WANTED HY A
j\ graduate of the Kentucky l nlver
sity in book-kocping,-bnnking, &o. Host
city references given. Address A, B.C.,
BOARDERS wanted at 350 Fifth
avenue s. w. Lire and nice feathers
beds furnished. Terms moderate
MALL LOAN'S PROMPTLY SE
uured upon furniture, pianos, etc.,
in use, without removal or publicity;
returnable by installments; all business
strictly confidential. Address RELI?
ABLE, this oflice. dee .'-1 v/
\\rUY KOI UTILIZE THESE
t t long evenings and strdy short?
hand or book keeping, either at home
or in class. Addrcis for tu ins II. V. S.,
TlMBS oflice. dec l-1 w
^IVAN PEI)?To let business and pro
Ti fessional men knew that they can
1 secun the service of an expert steno?
grapher and typewriter by calling up
telephone ]">() or calling t?t Stenographic
or Typs W: .ting Bureau,room 7, Masonic.
Temp-'.. Parties desiring to dictate
: correspor.ler.e'i orha^edai 's. contract i,
p\c, coiii, d : ru thus enal td to do so
! w ith >i *? lo?s of time.
\POSITION WANTED by a grad
ua'.e of Kentucky University, (in
book-keeping pad banking); lies*. ? ?
I fcronces given. Address .". G. HARD
WICK, Ne- .;? , Giles Co.. \ a. .
Ios l' CHECK A checK drawn by
a Oliver, Daniel and Pofttorson on the
Lirst National Hani; o! Roanoke, Va.,
dated November i."> Ii. is'J I, No. !>. for
8-150, four hundred and titty dollars, pay?
able to the order of L. R, Kollcnberge.'
and endorsed oil hack. Pay to order of
Dr. .his. A. Gale, end signed L. R. Sol
lenhi rg< r. lias been lost or stolen, and
the pnolio is hereby notified not to ao
CCptor trade for same; paytAont has
been stopped 4t bank. L. R. SOLLEN
The roason \vhy adkvertiaera liko TI"
TIMES is bocanoo their udviviU^uaou*
Real estate agents. Office: Koon
Jefferson stree t. Postoffico Hox
MwBst Virginia Mineral,
Timber, Farm and City Property
Principal Office, Roanoie, Virginia, j
The undersigned have opened an of- I
Deo for tho Vale of mineral, timber and
farm innd, and city pronertyon commis?
sion. They will develop mineral lands,
analyze on s, give instructions for de?
veloping on a reasonable charge, sell
farm and limber lands. All mineral,
farm and l imber lands listed with them
for sale will bo extensively advertised
through agencies in the Northern States 1
and Europe. A record of all ores, their i
analyses and location will be kept in
our office for inspection of buyers.
MINERALS A SPECIALTY.
All persons having t. im .\tl. farm or
timber lands are requested to list them
with us for sab>. Tito loin: experlorco
of our senior. Mr. .T. A. Dal by, in mining 1
and sale of real ostato warrant us in as?
suring our natrons that their Interests!
will be proporly guarded in the sale of
their property, and all money coming j
into their bauds will be promptly paid '
over. Owners may. if preferred, employ i
their special agent or u Morneys.
Persons, in sending descriptive list of 1
properly, are specially cautioned against ?
giving overdrawn descriptions, as it >
lessens chances of sale. \\'o also advise
against giving options on mineral
properties, they often interfere with I
sales and lead to litigation.
We shall do a legitimate commission '
Activo, re liable agents wanted in j
every county in Southwest Virginia. |
All city properly listed with us will
have prompt attention, and sold to liest
Wo havo booked for saloallstof im?
proved and unimproved property, busi?
ness and dwelling houses in different
| sections of the city.
Persons wishing to buy or sell are j
respectfully invited to call on us.
Office, Room 3, Moomuw Ruildiug, !
j Jefferson street.
Refer to First National Rank of Ron
i noke, Virginia.
J. A. DA LR Y, SDNS ,t CO.
j nvl l-fim3i aw
VROOM 1 NO TOWN.
Advances in the race of progress.
! Called tin; Saratoga of the South. In?
dustries nearing completion and con
I torn plated. Its churches and schools. 1
i The scenery surrounding magnificent.
Wythevllle's boom is attracting the
attention of the country.
Wy the county is noted lor its blue
! grass and One herds and rich agrieult- :
; ural area. It embodies the mountain
; scenery and climate and tine mineral
I waters of Ashovllle, N. C, with iron
? and coal vastly superior to liirruingham,
? in th" midst of an agricultural soil ?nl
, versally superior to either. Located ',
? upon the Norfolk and Western railroad,
: halfway between Roanoko and llristol, !
I the former of which is situated upon
the eastern border and tho latter the
western border of the great upland
? mineral basin known as Southwest Vir?
ginia. The proposed Virginia and Ken?
tucky railroad, on which work will bo?
ffin such, crosses the Norfolk and West
urn at this point. The Purkcrsburg,
Little Kanawha and Virginia railway
lias also decided to build the proposed
connecting link botwoon the lllack Dia
. mond system and the Cape Fear and
Yudkin Valley via Wythoville, making
VYythovillo a competing railway centre.
Those lines will bring tho Dessau ores
of Carroll, the mountain ores of Rlitud
, and tho liiuonito ores of Cripple Crook
and New River and the coal fields of
Wylhe, Rland and tho Flat Top to?
gether at Wytbcvillo, making it the
Kreat. iron and trade centre of South WOSt
J New factories and industries are ho?
ling located every week, among which
j ft re two hotels costing $60,000 each.
I Steel Range-and Stove Factory ?125,000,
; while applications for sites are eon*
I Htantly coming in. The Wytbcvillo
1 Manufacturing Company, organised with
I u dozen bands a few months ago, cngag
ing in the building business, has in
| creased its force to 7."> bands, with
twelve months' work ahead engaged,
and will now increase their force to 150
j hands. StreetHjw&.bJ'inggraded every
where, nyrV--tffa"iigs f4J.?r factories, while
' ver^^(ov-.'riit'nt'g'>es i<> ImlicatO that
Ibd place will lx the g-^wiug industrial
1 town of 1891. 'Ihe VVytb, vlllo Develop?
ment Company, the pioneVr mover in
j the good work, swing '78 ac\es of 1 ind,
had its llrst sal3 of lets from yts ohoiuo
pvopeny. beginning Septoiijbi r 30th,
w ben ail the lots off' red in ?<? soon
taken up. and to moot agrowll .-demand
for parch iserl 300 more lots i-tll be of?
fered December 17th and istl,. Intrin?
sic! v C insld?ri d as valuable pdrhaps as
lhalofany company being owered in
; V "rginia, yet at prices extromoly reason
aVllo. Whioll it is earnestly hOpM will
encourage actual settlers rather than
lot spi oulatlon.
i iT ICR
WINER_has 300.000briok few
iv em- wanting to buy will finu
;nininoer, randv ? co.'S
?X TIMES building. decQ-lw
i 4, second floor, Moomaw Building,
124. Correspondence solicited.
Roanoke Opera House.
Monday, December 8.
Magnificent production of the master-,
piece of comedy drama.
By II .). Swarts,
Introducing everybody's favorite.
Supported by n strong dramatic oom?
pany. New songs and dances, pathos
and mirth, sensational sconos, startling
mechanical edi cts. A play of sorrow
and sunshine, deceit and love.
Roaiioke Opera House.
One week, commencing
Monday, Dec. 1.
The world-renowned comedian.
Supported by Mansfield's leading lady,
MISS OLLIE HALFORD
and a selected company of
ln'o new repertoire, opening with Afr
Llndley's own nautical drama,
written and copyrighted by him?
Special scenic effects, etc., inter?
spersed by songs, dances, by the entiro
company, including tho highest-salaried
child actress in the profession,
LITTLE MABKL PAIGE.
Popular prices. 10c. 20c and 30c
Scats now on sale at Johnson & John?
son's drug store.
J. E. Wlulcare & Co.,
TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE
And deale'-s in all kinds of cooking
and beatiuj stoves. Plumbing and gas
und stonmtitting done. Tin rooting a
specialty. Satisfaction guaranteed. No.
115 First avenue, Roanoko, Va. novt-tf
TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE,
AND DKAI.KHS IN Al.l. KINDS OK
COOKING AND I1KATING STOVES.
Plumbing and Gas-Fitting, Roofing,
Spouting and .lobbing.
10 Salem avenue. ROANOKE, VA
LADIES ! !
Fol chapped hands, face and lit 3 try
Lily of the Valley Lolion.
It is not sticky; better than glycerine.
It has been tried, and is a succos.
Prico 25 cents. Prepared only by the
* / ido- awaked r u ggls ts,
Fox & Christian.
GEORGE W. WILLIAMS.
THE DRAINER AND IIOTTTO
PAINTER, imitator of every kin/
wood; antique oak a specialty./
graining of oak. maple and other/
c.tn he seeh throughout the Per
l.eon Hotel, corner Com more/
Campbell streets. Orders /.
Residence uu7 Commerce street,