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ROANOKE, VA., DECEMBER 31, 1800.
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OITK PRIZE CONTEST.
"Hoar yo 1 Hoar yo'." as tho crier
rails in court. Tut: Till KS desires to
annonnoa to tho hundreds of school chil?
dren who have written essays for Tin:
TtlfM prize eintest that the agony is
Tho Opera House has been engaged
for Tuesday afternoon, and all the
school children in the city are invited
to bo prcsont at .1 o'clock to hear an
address by Dr. Flippe, pastor of the
Baptist Church, who will name the
prizo winners and deliver the prizes.
Ool. John E. Penn and Mrs. T. .1.
Teafor.l, tho other members of the pri7.o
committee, arc expected to be present
aa well as many other prominent people.
*'Parents accompanied by children,"
an thm street cars have it, will bo ad?
mitted to reserved seats, and tho
general public will bo then provided for.
Tnn Washington Critic Inn put on a
new tidy and hoisted at tho head of its
page tho following motto: "Nunquam
animus, sod ignis via." The reportors
triod tlm motto on the college gradu?
ates in Congress and floored them, from
'Massachusetts to California. Finally
Dalr.oll, of Pennsylvania, said it prob?
Nntujiiam Riilmus sed 'ft-A* via.
M.iv.ir mind, hut lire away,
and ho was right.
FannEitra Rkminotojt, writing from
tho standpoint of ono who has lived
among tho Western Indians and mado
a carof-.il study of their condition and
character, will contribute to Harper's
Weekly for December 2Ith an article on
tho employment of "Indians as Irregular
Cavalry." With the freedom and fear?
lessness of one who thoroughly under?
stands his subject, Mr. Remington dis?
cusses our relations with the Indians
and tho groj.s mismanagement of tho
fnfcorior Department, and proposes a
praobical scheme for substituting a hot?
ter method for the present wholly un
?a?Sjfr.ctory system of governmental con?
TttE second number of the Iron Bolt
?as mado its appearance] It inot only
a modol of typography and printing,
dno to tho skillful workmanship of the
Boll Printing Company, but Bteps well
toward tho front rank as a trade jour?
nal. Its columns are well edited and
its advertising patronage backs up the
?onfidonco whioh tho projector, Mr. J.
T. Hall, bad in bis enterprise and
whioh tho advertisers havo in the pro?
jector. It is a credit to all concerned
nnd to Southwest. Virginia, whoso inter
est? it subserves.
Tiirkr is no danger of a coal famine
There is coal onough to supply tho
immcdiato demand right in tho city,
only it is difficult to dolivor It. But if
anyono will stand at tho Jefferson street
crossing to-niorrow ho will boo enough
coil roll through to turn all tho snow in
Roanoke into steam at short notice. It
has been passing through for forty-eight
hours since tho storm.
Close-fisted (icrmany i.s being put
to shame by the gift of 1,000,000 marks
from a wealthy llebrow to aid in sup?
porting a free hospital for consumptives
UNLESS tho new consumption cures
work bettor than they have started the
next crying necessity will bo a cure for
tho consumption euro.
KmpkRon William has another son.
Of courso tho doctor brought in his
NORTH CAROLINA. BUDGET.
Winston is Preparing td IMay Ball Next
WINSTON, Dec. 21.?[Special!?Tho
stockholders of tho Raleigh and Qaston
railroad (now running from Raleigh to
Weldon, and via tho Seaboard Air 'jine,
on to Portsmouth) having decided to
buiid a direct lino from Ridgoway, N.
C, (a small station on the road) to
Richmond, Va., the capitalsof Virginia
and North Carolina will soon bo in
about three hours of each other. This
action of the Raleigh and Gaston au?
thorities was decided on at a meeting .
hold at Raleigh on Thursday. 18th inst.
North Carolina has twenty-nine cigar
factories, which used 2,320,262 pounds
of tobacco, made 3,200.02."? cigars and j
100,002,500 cigarette*. Two bundred |
and thirty-four tobacco factories use |
27,371.000 pounds of leaf tobacco. 371,
752 oounds of scrap, 115,050 pounds of
sunns, 1,355,130 pounds of other ma?
terials; manufactured 17,203,500 pounds
of plug tobacco, 10,372 pounds.of line
cut, chewing, 5,108,055 pounds of smok?
ing, 52,828 pounds of snulf, e'.c. Stamps
valued at Si,021,481.10.
It is thought that Cross and White,
lato prosident and cashier respectively,
of tho wrecked State National Bank, at
Raleigh, w 11 bo soon pardon* d. Tho
devotion of their wives to them has
wrought a (?hange in public sentiment,
! and many think they have boon suffi?
ciently punished by thai portion of the
sentence which they have already
s< rved. The Times correspondent knew
them personally for years, as he has the
two heroic, young women who linked
their lives with tliom, and represents
I a general sentiment when he says that
they are not hardened criminals by any
means. Petitions for their pardon are
already signed by nearly all the promin?
ent people of Raleigh and elsewhere in
Winston is arranging to play ball for
all it is worth next season. A stock i
company has heen organized which in?
sures the financial part of the pro
gramme, and it is expected to have a j
fully as good a team as last season,
when Winston won the pennant, even
beating Roanoke's hard bitters.
There has been a great deal of bad
weather hero during the early part of
the week, but not quite so much snow
Raleigh has raised SI 15 to be used to?
ward placing headstones over the graves
of tho North Carolina Confederates
buried at Frederieksburg, Va.
Colonel Polk, president National
Farmers' Alliance, has declared bis in?
tention to dismiss his private secretary,
Uittonhouse, who has lately caused so
Tho State Conference of the Metho?
dist Protestant Church, which has been
in session here, adjourned Wedndesday.
Rev. C. Ij. Whitakor was assigned to
the Winston church.
j PAlf.lTRK OK AN I RON COMPANY.
Petition for u Iteeelvorof tlm Sooth Tred
Nashville, Doc. 20.?[Special!?A
Chattanooga, Tennessen, special says:
The Helena Wood and Coal Company
yesterday made applications in the
Chancery court for tho appointment of
' a receiver for tho South Tredegar Iron
I Company, of this city, declared by the
petitioners to bo insolvent, and that
judgments issued from yesterday will
result, in a majority of tho creditors
losing their olaims.
i A restraining order was issued, and a
hearing is to bo bad January 5th.
The indebtedness of tho South Trcdo
gar Company will roach SlOfl.OOO, and if
let alone they can conclude tho sale of
their property, now under negotiation,
and pay out.
The Atlantic Trust Company holds a i
deed of trust of the property in question !
for ?c.o,uoo to secure bonds.
N. ?. W. APPOINT.UUNTS.
Moi.lvn l*o-.n>r Reorganized -Sub-division
PETEitsiuriMi, Dec. 20.?[Special I?
Col. James 1). Bradley, collector of in?
ternal revenue of the St cond district of
Virginia, will, after January first, make
Important changes in the oillce here.
10x-Postmaster James K. Hong, of
Norfolk, will be made chief deputy to
succeed C. C. ( lark, who will bo trans?
ferred to another place in the ofllco.
Andrew,! Smith, colored,a clerk, has
boon asked to resign and Major F. H.
Branoh will take bis place. Smith was
a United States supervisor at tho last
Congressional election, and was one of
Langston's strongest supporters. If
is also said that Clark voted for Lftng
Kyraud and Mile llotupurd Sentenced,
Paris, Deo. 20.?[Special]?The trial
of Kyraud and Mile Bompard has ended
in conviction. Kyraud was sentenced
to death and MUo Bompard to twenty
years' hard labor.
lie Ualtoves in Roanoke.
II. Ij. i'age, a prominent real OStato
man of Norfolk, is in the city. Mr.
j I'age is a largo investor In Roanoke real
estato and thinks that Roam ko and
Norfolk mo tho greatest towns in tho
Houghl Itoenusa u Was Cheap,
Prom tho Savannah News.
Why Jay Gould should want to take
a swing around with Richmond Ter?
minal is not dear. But lid has gone
into tho directory, and developments
may be expected Ivjforo be has boon
Are you prepared for it? If not, then, of
course, you'll want to be.
HEIRONIMUS & BRUGH,
1 10 Commerce Street,
Arc now offering the greatest variety of articles, suit?
able for Christmas gifts that arc useful as well as orna?
mental, in Roanoke. A special attraction among their
many exhibits is a pretty line of
They embrace a great variety of very unique produc?
tions of this very unique people, and are just the thing
for novel Christmas gifts. Call and look them over.
Then they are showing a most complete assortment of
the following goods to be found this side of the large
cities. Their prices are the very lowest in the city.
Handkerchiefs in every phase of style, quality and color;
stamped linens in toilet sets, bouflfet covers, pillow shams,
doylies, lunch cloths; handsome linen in table sets, towels,
napkins in unusual variety; kid, cashmere and fur-top
gloves and mits of all kinds; our assortment is simply
complete; umbrellas for ladies or gentlemen; new styles
for Christmas gifts now open; muflfs and fur capes of all
kinds; neckwear, collars and cuffs, suspenders, etc., for
gentlemen; silk mufflers in a variety of styles; pocket
books, purses and shopping bags in all the new and
popular shapes; hair brushes, combs, toilet waters, per?
fumes, soaps in glycerine, palm, etc., in great variety.
We offer this week 120 ladies' flannel undershirts at
<i.to per piece, regular value ^r.50; 25 pieces 36-ineh
all-wool cloth dress goods at 25c, worth 37/?c.
At 20 per cent, reduction to close them out. Call and J
look through our stock.
Ho for Christmas I
We have a large and choice stock of imported wines, brandies, gins,
rums, Scotch and Irish whiskies, selected especially for tho holidays; also all
the leading brands of ryn and bourbon whiskies, pure country apjdo brandy
and Ts'orth Carolina corn whisky, all of which we guarantee to be absolutely
pure, and at. prices which defy competition. Price list furnished on application.
importers and Wholesale Liquor Dealers,
3 Jefferson street, Roanoke, Virginia.
Sole proprietors of the celebrated Glenwood pure rye whisk}'.
I. KlIXEST BOONK.
W'ai.tkr S. ftOONR.
For Christmas Groceries
J (Successors to E. Didier )
Corner Jefferson and Campbell streets.
Just received a choice line of Christmas goods of
every description; fine chocolates, crystallized fruits,
oranges, lemons, bananas, malaga and Catawba grapes,
oysters, celery, mince-meat, chow-chow, catsups, pickles,
evaporated apples, peaches, pears, nectarines, citrons, cur?
rants, raisins, cranberries, California hone}' and a large
line of choice candies and other articles too numerous to
mention. In our produce department can be found apples,
sweet and Irish potatoes, beans, peas, cabbage, onions,
eggs aud butter. Lowest prices guaranteed. Call and
Corner Jefferson aud Campbell streets.
Mininger, Bandy & Co.,
Real estate agents, first floor Timos
WM F. llAKKK.
W.m. il. Mahki.ky.
BAKER k IARKLEY
I Roal Estate Agents,
n^^CGt2T!1.0!l^I0, ?^\/r'Ou_ : *? .?v.-> renn *oa t<> ICO Salem avenno
s. w. Roanoke, Virginia.
Persons listing property wirb us can
be certain that it will have careful at?
tention. Correspondence solicited.
ttty profjjrty, farms and mineral lands
sold. Correspondence solicited.
HOUSEKEEPERS, HOTEL PROPRIETORS, 1
And everybody that buys grocorios. '
LOOK TO YOUR MEREST.
You want to savo your money by buying wbero the
PEICES -A-IRim LO ~W
And the stock large and varied to select from. "J
EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO EAT, '
Pure and fresh, can bo had by calling1.
Jefferson street. Groceryman. w
Christmas at Pickens'.
The model jewelry bazaar is teeming with all that is
beautiful and attraetive.
Elegant silverware, beautiful clocks, unique potter}', vases,
bronzes, latest novelties. More holiday presents than
ever before at Pickens'. Come at once and see the
prettiest goods in town.
From the lloanoko Vineyard (Washington Heights), at
"' X*1 *? ~ No. ?lofferson street.
_ j3 _5f^~ ru..i m s> s _ dcot-ix?
:he Grand Closina Out Sali
Is still going on, and we advise everybody in need of
To call at once and select, as this sale will only laat
a short time.
LADIES' AID CHILDREN'S SHOES,
In endless varieties, from the finest qualities, espec?
ially to close out at greatly reduced prices.
Come, Everybody, and be Convinced.
Boston Boot and Shoe House,
59 Salem Ave., Corner Henry St.
IMPORTER AND REPAIRER OF
Our Repairing Department
Is in charge of tho very flnost workrnor that can bo bad, and wo guarantiee, le
work whioh cannot bo duplicated in the city. Send your watches to
AND GET FIRST-CLASS WORK.
J. E. HATCHER & CO.,
REAL ESTATE AND STOCK BROKERS,
314 Hirfi Street, Buchanan Virgil
Correspondence solicited ana . ?;? .??d.