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Fob The Senate,
M. H. CLA.YT?R,
Of Roanoko County.
For The House of Delegates,
B. A. JONES,
Of Roanoko City.
J. L. HANNAH,
01 Roanoke County.
To tin? voters iir the fourth Senatorial
District and the Election District for
House ot Delegates, composed of Roa?
noke and Crals and tli ? C!t7 nf Koanoke:
AYe, tho undersigned members of tho
steering committee, appointed by the
Petersburg "Fair Flections Conference,"
endorse tho action of the conference hold
at Salem, aud urge all voters In said dis?
tricts In favor of honest elections, Irrespec?
tive of party lines, to vote for tho candi?
dates nominated by that cimfcrence, vii.:
For Senate, M. 11. Claytor; for House of
Delegate', It. A. Jones, John I.. Hannah.
JAMK3 A. WAI.KKH,
K. P. BUFORD,
W. T. SIMPSON,
October 7, 1800. Couiiulttee.
To the managers of tho Democratic
party: Bettor mind how you give your
journalistic calf ropo. It will soon hang
The repeated elTorts by tho agents of
the local Democratic managorB to draw
tho Catholic religion into tho prosont
campaign is not only disgusting to ail
Catholics, but nauseating to all honor?
able men. Tho olTort at auch work only
furnishes evidence that voto-stoallng is
only orto of dirty jibs tb.9 Democratic
managers will resort to.
The New York Heraid says: "Tho
entire nation must wish all success
to the Southern Exposition, recently
oponcd at Atlanta. It is an event in
the history of tho South intended to
show at onco the progress tho Southern
poople have mado oinco tho war and tbo
futuro achievement of which thoy aro
capable. Tho progress has been tho
marvel of tho age. It has developed a
now South, advanced in trade, industry,
wealth, business enterprise and gen?
eral prospority to a degree undreamed
of a quarter of a century ago; a South
rich in. natural resources, full of orom?
is;> i jr the future "
While tL'-:-t^ may be bom. truth lo
tho report thai England has agreed to
onter into iv convention Lo sottlo the
Venezuelan boundary dispute tho action
of the Kritinh cjlonial secretary In
strengthening the forcus along tho dis?
puted frontier indicates that If the
troops of tho South American reoublic
assume tho aggressive they will find
John Bull fully prepared to moet them.
At all eve-its tho situation in a grave
one, as with the commencement of
hostilities betweenVenczuela and Groat
Britain the Monroe dcctrlno will as?
sume an importance that will very
litely drag the I nited States into the
dispute, first as a mediator and,this fail?
ing, as an active participant in tho war
as tho ally and protector of tho sister
CANDIDATES OF A CLH.H i:.
Tcis morning The Times prints an
interview with a life-long Democrat
who wa3 never before known to vote
any other tnar. a Democratic ticket and
wno says he now only departs from his
usual course in politics for what ho bn
lioves to be the host Interests of hi'.
party and f ir the public welfare. ! :
that ho tak.-s tho right viow of tho
Nothing strengthens a really sub?
stantial political party rnoro than a
thorough defeat. It brings tho bout
elements to tho front and clears away
the barnaclos and vampires which
accumulate through a long period of un?
interrupted success. It reminds thought?
less loaders and solfiah aspirants that
the people aro still there and i-. inspires
a wholesome respect for the public
opinion, which is apt to bo Ignored In
times of continued prospority.
Self-conBtltutod leaders are the most
arbitrary people on earth and under tho
Intoxicating lnfluencoe of apparently
perennial prospority thoy are apt to for?
get that Individuals compose a com?
munity and that Dy thu good will of tho
public their civil condition was created
and upon tho approval of that public
their continued existence depends.
Defeat broadens tho views of tho ward
at&lGSman more surely than any other
agency could. It is tho only thing that
ein pursuado bim to treat voters with
any consideration. Nothing that does
cot injuriously a ilect his personal pur
poses oan yoRsibly ponouato tho donso
growth of bin self esteem,
When they tnoct an ltdverSO majority
nt tho polls, tho f.vc: may thou dawn
upon tho wiso muii of tho wards that i:
is judicious to consult tho voters before 1
putting up candidates, and It is no vio- ^
lation of Democratic principles.
Hut tho candidates now asking tho
suffrages of voters aa Democrats r.ro not
tho real choice of any political party,
and lira not entitled to tho allogiancjof
any voter for purely party reasons. In
tho intorost of genuine, party foalty, If
for no higher reason, tholr solfishncss
ought to bo rebuked at tho polls by
They did not consider party autonomy
nor individual proforencos in forcing
themselves upon tho party thoy claim
to represent. Therefore, no party and
no individual owes thom any considera?
SHKIOIAN and gAliMBLlJ.
The extracts from Senator Sherman's
book, sent out from Chicago by the
Associated Press, do not show the Ohio
statesman in a very am'ablo light
He is evidently disappointed, notwith?
standing ho has reachc d r> high round on
the ladder cf fame, its nut obtaining the
Prosidc-ncy of :ho (Jolted States, afcd
very naturally tools sort toward.! those
who thwarted hh ambition, His inti?
mations of tricke ry on tho part of I'reir
Ident Garfiald, however, do not appear*
to hold good in tho lig'al of hiitory,
whloh shows taa-, the latter was faith*
ful to Sherman as long as thoro was $
chance for his nomination. For a raari
to refuse a prize because it is impossi?
ble for his friend to obtain it, would
bo to sacrifice self on the altar of senti*
mcnt, something that Senator Shermari
would be tho last man to do, if ono Is tc\
judge him by bis political record; and ;
y o: that was what ho seems to think Mr.
Garflold ought to have dono in regard to
tho Republican nomination for Presi?
dent in 1380. The truth is, Senator
Sherman is a cold, selfish, practical
man, disposed to hold every one rigidly
accountable whoro his own Interests
aro concerned, jot unwilling to make
any compensating sacrifices for others.
This trait In his character is possibly
the real cause of his failure to attain
tho summit of his ambition, tho Presi?
dency of tho Unitod Statos.
What Some Prominent Citizens Say of the
A representative of Tiik TIMES In his
roundB yesterday found tho peoplo ready
and willing to express their opinions att
to tho outcome of tho pending cam?
A srontlomun, prominent in Demo?
cratic circles and heretofore an enthu?
siastic worker and, by tho way, an
otticer of one of the ward clubs, upon
being asked for his opinion, stated that
he cmsidored that Allen Watts' cake
was about baked.
A metnbor of tho old Democratic
regime, whon discussing Mr. Watts' posi?
tion on the Oas and Water Company,
Btated that if Mr. Watts were to oilVr
tho same bill a aecona time bo would
vote for bim.
' Another good Democrat wants to
know why Mr. Watts could no; oflor his
"meant, explanation" aa to tho oobition
bo occtrpio.i in regard to tho (its and
Water bill when tho matter was ''Strictly
trash" in hi-j mind unl the'condemna?
tion mooting ot the Council and Indigna?
tion mooting of the citizens of Roanoke
wore brought tobii attention uni thus
?,ct himself right with bis constituents.
A prominent politician from the
Southern par; of the count / brought i;i
good news for tho "Citizens' ticicst,"
and predicted that there would n ot bo a
corporal's guards of machine Dem >
crati; voters in that ptrt of the county.
The news from Vinton, straight from
a lifo-long Damcc-at, is that Mr.
Horkoley will lose a majority of the
votos In bis own town and, from tho
present outlook the Citizens' ticket will
carry tho town by a good round ma?
Two of the Democratic boys, a candi?
date and his "booster," spent a day re?
cently with ex-Treasurer Ilrand at hia
home In Roanoke c mnty, and wore so
hospitably entertained that they
jumped to tho conclusion that tho ex
troasurer would support tho machine
combination and have beon busy spread?
ing tho "news." Like RlOSt boomerangs,
tho thing has reacted, and tho boys
havo boon struck between the 03 s.
Tho story was called to tho attention of
Mr. Hrand yesterday and ho promptly
branded it as a mild political fabrica?
tion? that he intended to deposit a
solid Citizens' ticket and hoped to son
the en ac hi no crci.vd sno .veil undt r beyond
tho hope t.f resurrection.
Tho Goo Goo and Spring Water Tlub
in the Fifth ward has onrollud tbout
thirty-live members and will soon meet
for the purpose ol p<":inanent orginizi
tion. Tbcuj hoys aro In oarnc.-it, and
will bo a liowerful factor towards
contenting tho Fifth ward vote on Clay
tor, Jones and Hannah.
Sumo of tho ward workors and ma?
chine boolors express themsolves as be?
ing much discouraged in regard to the
success of a part of tho machine ticket.
a Now Style CrojH.
Jons T. Brown, tho marblo doalor,
has just placed a number of nice jobs in
East Hill Cemetery, of Salom. Among
thoso is a now designed cross made of a
very lino ijuality of marble, pure white,
and tho work shows for itself and will
bear inapection. This croaa ia placed
ovpr tho remains of Miss Virginia Ran?
dolph Hurwell. Mr. Hrownisa hustler
and always makes pricos ao low that
customora always favor him with their
ordors and ho guarantees satisfaction in
all cases or work need not bo received
So anyone wishing to purchase monu?
ments or tombftonos cannot afford to do
so before calling on him.
Ik you wish to got tho host nuality of
coal and wood buy it from W. K. An?
drews it Co., 210 Salem avonuo.
consumers of Anthracito Coal can
savo money by u?ing our coal. Try a
?amp'o load and bn convinced. Ki.miiai.i.
Coal CompanV, 17 Campbell avjnue.
Telephone '. '.";.
Is jnst as essential now-a-days as day*
dressing. Pieasant dieamji and pret' y
eight-garments go hand In ha 1 i
Our Night-Shirts and Pajamas
selected for their beauty as wel)
wearing qualities. Night-Shirts,
65, $1, $1.25 and $1.50. Pajarai
$1.50 and $2 50.
SUIT-MAKING .IM) OVEKCOAT-M AKlNtl
IN OU? TAILORING DKl'AKTMENT.
GILKESON & CHILD,
II ATT BKS AM) MKNS' I I KN 1SIIKKS.
THK MKKRY COHINNK.
A Superb I'orfonuauce at the Academy
A superb performance of "Hendrick
Hudson, or tho Discovery of Columbus,"
anexqul3ito operatic extravaganza, was
given by the Kimball Opera Company at
tho Academy last night and it is a pleas?
ure to record that lioauoke turned out
a fair audience in appreciation of tho
managerial enterprise that secured this
tine organization as an attraction.
Magnificently staged, superbly dressrd,
finely equipped with fresh, brilliant
chorus voices, and fairly teeming wtth
beautiful tableaux and rich elfects, tho
extravaganza was the best that has yet
been seen in our city, and a more uni?
formly excellent collection of principal
it would bo hard to find on the stage of
the present day.
Oorinne, the graceful, shapely
burlesque actress and charming
einKcr, completely cap'.ivated her
audie^o in the character of
Hendrick Hudson. Her voieo Is a
rich musical contralto, and it was won?
derfully e irectivo in tho gipsy song from
'?Carmen " As t mandolin player,
Coi inno has few equals, her perform
ance of the interntz/.i from Mascagnl s
"Cavaleria Rustlcana" stamping her as
an artist on tho instrument,
i Mr. Grlnnell, as Kill Von Kull.was ir
fTesistlbly comic, his absurdities keeping
I the audience in a perpetual roar. Other
special features of the rjerformance wero
the singing of Mabel Nichols and Lilian
Knott, tho intensely comic business of
Lindsay Morrison and CharleB Koste He
and the magnificent dance of tho
Amazons In tho second act.
If any weak feature existed In tho
performance it was tho stiff action and
Bomewhat ineffective voice of Marry
Dieiz, in tho character of Gaff Ensign.
Taken as a whole, tho performance
was first class, and it is to be hoped
that this organization will, in the near
future, visit Roanoko again.
TUESDAY, UOTOIIBR SMS.
A Dity ol Kccroiitlou, Pleasure and
An entertainment ursurpassed. Two
porformar.cr-a for one price of admission;
SI will purchase a ticket to see both
performances, (Iilmore's celebrated
band offiftypiecoaduringthe af tornoon,
"A Rido For Life" at night. No extra
charge for tho reserved teats. Balcony
will ho 75 cents.
ThG cost cf a modern production in
which sensation is aimed at finds a
striking exemplification in tho state?
ment that -'A Rido For Life," which is
to be presented at the Academy of Music,
has required on tho part of its manager,
llugono Robinson, not less than 823,000
asA preliminary outlay
Rarely ever has a prcduction been
given more beautiful staging. Too
scenory is naturally beautiful, but the
michitnic.il effects uro wonderful. The
character of Annio Powers, us Inter?
pret! l by Miss Bessie Taylor, la I oat of
a thotcugb and finished actress. There
11 a plenitude of comedy element.
Miss Carrie Ezlar Is a slight Boubrette
with much vitality, and dances and diners
exceedingly wall. Frank Mack, who
ban the comedian'* lines, Is a conscien?
tious and provokes a great amount of
laughter. Mention should bo maio of
Miss Helene Lind, who as sister "Mario"
dots an excellent bit of work.
Mr. Frederick Wardu, who, with his
company, is announced to appear at tho
Academy of Music Thursday night in a
production of "Tho Mountebank," has
achievod high distinction not only as
an actor, but as a producer of plays and
aa a close student of all that pertains to
his profession. Ho regards the stage as
an educator and aa possessed ot most
material Influence in formicg public
tasto In placing before tho public a
production ho considers th*t it should
be staged and mounted with surround?
ings which are in perfect keeping with
the ago and period In which the action
is presumed to have taken place. To
that end be pajs r.trict atti mi on to pro
viding & Eceniodisplay that will bo his?
torically correct, costumes that faith?
fully reproduce those worn at tho time,
and accessories that are lopresentative
of that ago and fashion.
in order to obtain for his patrons a
performance by Mr. Werde and his
celebrated company Manager Hooper
has guaranteed a large f urn o: money.
In tailing ibis ac'ion he has relied upon
tho reputation cf thn Roanoko public for
maintaining and supporting the b685
formy of art in all departments Mr.
Frederick Warco is tho leading legiti?
mate actor in America, and in securing
bis appearance hero Mr Hooper feels
that ho will receive the encouragement
of a liberal patronago on the occasion.
Itulirmuu Fletcher, tho only son ot .lohn 11.
and Saide B. Trent, died October 10, IsM, aged
I years, II months und lti days.
Pnnernl services were coLdncted at ihr family
residence, 900 Sixth strtrt n. c, Thursday morn
nur, October 17, 1895, by new U, i>. Bulla; Inter?
ment ?t City Cemetery.
A child of mure than ordinary intelligence,
conscious to the last, recognising puator and
A Bhort time before (truth, he said: "Mamma,
I'm goln>: up beyond the skies, mid I'll take you
and papa and all with me;" and placing bin arms
around their necks, be told them good-bye; and
He who "gathers tho Iambs with His arm and
carries them In Hi* bosom," took little liiibrman
to the home above, where .If stis said: "There
angels do always behold the face of my Father
which is in heaven."
(Jo to thy rest, fair child '
(Jo to thy dreamless bed,
Gontle, ami merk, and mild.
With blessing on thy head.
Fresh roses In thy hand,
Bads on thy pillow laid.
Haste from this blighting land.
Where flowors so qalcklj fade,
before thy heart could Irani
In waywardness to stray;
Before thv teet could turn
The dark and downward way;
'Ere sin could wound thy breast.
Or sorrow make the tear!
Jl'.se to thy home cf rest.
In you celestial sphere,
c. u. it.
THE i l'I sc oi'A F. CONVENTION.
Tlio DopntlOH Consider Amendments to
Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 19?Tho
ho-jso plunged into tho consideration of
a ba'cu of proposed amendments to the
canons proposed by Rov Dr. P. P. Dav?
enport The firs', related to tho rights
and privileges of rectors, wardens and
vestry r.r.d tr.e powers of bishops in
conferring the choico of rectors. Tho
aruendjit n:, was referred to tho join*,
eonimiasiun on canons.
Tho proposition to ut<> only th?? form
"Jesus" and no; '"Jesu" in tho Prayer
Boyk and Hymnal wan laid on tho table.
The committee on new dioceses re?
ported in favor of non-concurring with
the bishops in tho matter of sotting
aside tb^ new jurisdiction of Kiota.
Rev. J. M. Francis, elected by the
bouse of bishops for tho bishopric, is a
member of tho Eigiis'o monastic order
of the Cowlle fathers wiio take s, vow of
chastity, poverty and obedience.
Foot 1? ill Yesterday.
At Ithaca?LaFayetto ?. Cornell o
A: I0\st Orange, N, J.?-Vale 24,
At Annapolis, Md?Naval Cadets <<S,
Franklin and Marshall team 0
At West Point?Cadets 35, Tuft's Col?
At Cambridge?Harvard 28, Hrown
At Chapel Hill, N. C?University .',1,
Richmond College 0
At Philadelphia? University of Penn?
sylvania 54, University of Virginia 0.
Senator Slioriunu Speaks.
Massillox, Ohio, Ocl. 10.?Senator
.lohn Sherman spoke here to night. In
the course of his ap???ch he said: "I
have, with tho great body of Repub?
licans, approv?l the action of Presldont
Cleveland and Secretary Carlisle in
their opposition to tho free coinage of
silver and their firm maintenance of
goid and silver coin at par with each
other. The President has always been
sound and consistent on this policy. 1
regret to pay that, in reference to our
national currency, and especia ly to
United States notes, they seem to be all
More Determined Than Ever.
little Rock, Ark , Oct. 19.?Gover?
nor Clarko was Been after the receipt of
tho nows of Chancellor Leathurman's
decision, lie Raid he wa3 not surprised
at Leatherman's decision, but was never
more determined than at present to
provent the fight, and was suro beyond
peradventuro no ?ou!d do so.
Governor AleKiule.v'a Narrow Escape.
Cincinnati. (>., Oct. 10.?A Bpecial to
the Commerciai-U.-./. >tto from Paulina.
O., Bays: Just after leaving Vanwert,
l)., last night, tho sprc'.il car cf tfce Ohio
Central li tea, in which were Governor
McKinley and other officials, jumped
the tr.?ck at tl e awitch. No one was
Lauucli of llio S'aihvlllo and Wiltnlugton.
Newi'OUt News, Vi., ?ot. 10?Fully
' ii.ooo pt'.opio witnessed to-day the
[ laut ciiing of tho Nashvillo and Wll
! mingcon, tho now steal gunboats built
I by in ; Newport Novts Ship llailding
tnd Dry Dock Company.
Virginia Soldlernfit Atlanta.
e70rkoi.k, Va., Oct. 10.?Tne fourth
regiment of Virginia troop3. compose d
of companies from Norfolk,Portsmouth,
Hampton, Newport News and Smith
field, left hero for Atlanta at 10:30
o'clock to night._
The New Oermnn Minister.
Washington, .Oct. 10.?Barton Max
Von Thielman, the new German minis
tor, was introduced co President Cleve?
land to day by Secretrry Olnoy and
presented his credentials.
No Law ActiiiiHt it.
hot springs, Ark., Oct. 10.?Chan?
cellor Leatherman today decided that
thero was no law against pr:x.3 fighting
Do You Speculate'.'
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mailed free. Wheat, Provision, Cotton
and Steck Speculation on limited mar?
gin thoroughly explained- Correspond
ence solicited. Wak.ks, Ford U Co.,
11 Wall street. Now York.
Quick money io loan on real n?tato.
Lone ,imo and easy payments. Call a*
onco. T. \V. Si-ini'u.k it Co., 104 Jeff or
: r.on St? et.
What Shall 8 Do?
Ij tho earnest, almost agonizing cry of
Weak, tired, nervous women,and crowded,
overworked, struggling men. Slight dif?
ficult tes, ordinary eures, household work
or daily labor, magnify themselves into
seemingly impassable mountains.
This is simply because the nerves are
weak, the bodily organs debilitated, und
they do not
proper nourishment. Feed tho nerves,
organs and tissues on rich red blood, and
how soon the glow of hcnlth comes to the
pale checks, firmness to the unsteady
baud, and strength to the faltering limb.
purifies, vitalizes und enriches tho bleed
a:ui is thus the best friend to unfort unato
humanity, Bo sure to ?et Hood's and
only Hood's. All druggists, fl; s-ix for $5.
ntl!.-. tho altcr-ilinner pill and
nOOU S PliiS ;. , , nuarttc 25c
LVIEN, BOYS ?ND CHIiDREN.
* ?uch a display, all colors, all styles; j*
ssveral hundred to select from, ^
? from th2 storm king to the fiuesi %
*j dress coat. You ought to Sf.e 5
thtin, and from 25 to 50 per
C2nt. under others in pries.
TIME FOR YOUR NEW SUIT?
WE can fit you with tailor-made
x clothing that will fit. We
are also fixed for the long
and slim and short and
THE SQUARE DEALING
It I - always safe to boy your Farnltuio und Uousefnrnishlng Good! from
We ci'.'.i tarnishyour Uouse from cellar to garret with nlci furniture and ?t prlc?s that
defy comiietltl n. There if Danger In buying pa r stnff, half made, at other place* and pay
Ins more for it has we charge f?r the heal goods. A nice lot <>r Uarpoti, Art Squares, Huge,
SS;tu Kng?, Dinner and Tea f-ets open ?1 tilt" week tor Inspection, and at such tow prices as
to bash the e.-y or '-bard times " Wo thank ot.r old trlcuns for their patronage for the past
years, and are assured t'iey will not be led away to i.ew houses hy "llowory vales.'' Alter
yon have examined the goo Is and prices elsewhere, wb Invite you to c ill :>t 6(1 &alem avenue
"and \VB will seil yon the goods. Our payment) are easi imr prices are ri^nt.
W. W. WORKMAN & CO.
FACTS ABOUT BUILDING.
When You Build You Want to Use the Best
and Cheapest Material.
Sliite Pine Doors, Hows an? BMs
ARE THE BEST.
First. Because they are much lighter.
Second. Because they will cost less to hang
and keep in it pair.
Third. Uecause they nro tborongbiy dry and
will lKJt shrink.
Fourth. Because they will not warp and getont
Fifth. ISocauso tbey have a iitncb smoother
surface, with no gapli g joints.
Mxth. Bscansc tbey will take and hold paint
Seventh. Becnnso they'wlll last longer.
Eighth. Because they are much better In every
fy Can Inrnieb you Kiln Dried Dressed Lum
lion liiriioii limb limn bceanse it Is berln suy quaidltj s-iicti ns Mooring, Sid ng
US8 I IiU1311 nOGK Limei the beet. Ceiling, Base, etc. w u In need otany of thesi
' cdl at -Ui ltOA.N.'<>K? t<T.. P.OAXOKE, VA.
J. H. WILKINSON.