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Baltimore, will b'o his full line .of
spring samples thirst week in Janu?
ary and invites to inspection of the
trade. Sample rcms at
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brande of Liquors, including
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"OLD 08CAR PEPPER,"
"JAMES E. PEPPER,"
German Lunches Served all Day.
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m for private families, tf)
In the winter the body has more
to do than in summer.
Besides our daily work and
worry it has to resist the cold.
There are many prepared foods
?fat producers. There is nothing
better than cod liver oil for the
It will furnioh fat and fuel
enough to keep your strength and
fortify you against cold.
It is prepared in many ways?
all easy to take and the taste dis?
We keep them all?come and se? us.
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Something that you can use
wear aud enjoy, and that
will never be worth less than
you pay for them.
Fine Diamond Jewelry of
high grade is always con?
vertible into ready cash.
We have a magnificent
stock of Diamonds and other
precious stones to choose
from. We select these gems
personally and cur cus?
tomers are sure to get foil
value in every case. You
will find no trash in our
stock and you are cordially
invited to call and find out
how cheaply you can buy
first-class goods at our es?
EDWARD S GREEN.
THE VENEZUELAN COMMISSION
May Be Followed by an Inter?
Bill Introduced In Congress Authorising
the President to Invite tbe Other
American Bepobilco to Send Plenipo?
tentiaries to Washington For the Ac?
ceptance or the Monroe Dootrlne?Pro?
ceedings of tbe Honie Yesterday.
Washington, Doo. 83.?Now that
Congress has noted upon the President's
suggestion In tho appointment of the
Veni zuelaa commission It is believed
that Secretary Olney will formally
acknowledge the receipt of Lord Salis?
bury's two notes, this perhaps, as a mat?
ter ot courtesy to advise the British
goveromont of the course which this
Government Intends to pursue, supple?
menting it, perhaps, by a request for in?
formation from the British foreign
office respecting the boundary line.
Representative Beaah, of Ohio, to?
morrow will Introduce tbo following
bill authorizing the President to call an
"Be It enacted that the Presldoat of
tho United States be and is hereby
autborizad to Invite tho governments of
other American republics to appoint
plenipotentiaries with full powers to
meet In conference in the city of Wash?
ington within ono year from tho ap?
proval of this act, for the formal accept?
ance and declaration of tbo Monroe
doctrine as a principal of International
"Section 2. That any government
may appoint as many plenipotentiaries
as It may elect, but in the determina?
tion ot questions before tbe conference
no governmant shall have moro than
"Section 3. That tho President be and
ho is hereby authorized to designate the
Secretary of State as plenipotentiary on
tho ptrt of tha United States, and that
the sum of 850,000, or so much thereof
as may bo necessary, be appropriated
out of the moneys in the Treasury not
otherwise appropriated, for the payment
ot the expenses of said conference; and
that the same shall bo disbursed under
the direction ot the President in accord?
ance with Sec. 291 of the revised stat?
Ia official clrcleB there is tho great?
est reticence as to the plans for naming
the Venezuelan commission and the
subsequent organization of tbat body.
The Impression prevails, however, that
the personnel of the commission will be
made known at an early day.
Chief Justice Fuller was a caller at
the Stato Department to-day, which
gave rise to added comment as to the
probability ot his appointment; but this
is purely eoeouiatlvo, as the officials
will say nothing either in affirmation or
denial of current reports, or as to the
prospects ot appointment.
Tbe feeling is growing that tho talk
ot a ropori by next April was prema?
ture, as it is said that men of the stand?
ing of those who will be on this cam
mission would not conaent to rush
through a case- of this magnitude. Tbe
understanding is that tbe headquarters
of tho commission will bo at Washing?
ton and thai tho main se&sionB will be
Washington, Deo 23.?It being gen?
erally understood tbat tho way& ani
means committee will not be preparod
to report Lb bill for tho relief of tho
Treasury situation before to-morrow or
Thursday, tho attendance in tbo House
to-day waB comparatively small. Tbo
galleries, however, were woll filled.
Mr. Daniels (Rep., N. Y.) chairman of
the first committee on elections, offered
a resolution for the appointment of
clerks to the election committees and
authorizing the chairman to decide upon
the committees to which the election
cases sbould go.
Mr. Crisp (Gi ) thought that the mi?
nority should have some voice in de?
termining the committees to which the
cases should go. He referred indirectly
to a personal controversy on the floor
in tho last Congress between Mr. John?
son (Rep., Ind.), the chairman of one
of the election committees, and Mr.
Jones (Dem., Vs.), whose seat is being
contested la the present House, and
thought it might be unfair for Mr.
Johason to have a voice la determin?
ing to which committee tbo McDonald
Jones case shouid go.
Mr. Johnson promptly agreed with
Mr. Crisp, and It was deolded that the
Speaker should refer the cases under
the rule. Tbe chair accordingly refer?
red it to the first commltte on election,
the next case to the second, and the
remainder to the third committee.
Mr. Dlugley (Rep., Maine), chairman
of the ways and means committee, theo
took the floor, and made an announce?
ment regarding the situation. It was,
he said, apropos of a report on the reso?
lution of the holiday recess. The com?
mittee on wttjB and means, he said, had
held a meeting this morniog, and had
unanimously decided that, la view of
the Presidont's message to Congress on
Friday and tho surrounding circum?
stances, It was not possible that the two
Houses should adjourn until a proper
response had been made.
In view of the urgency of the matter,
he deemed it proper to say that the com?
mittee was already engaged upon tbe
preparation of a bill or bills. Wbile he
was not prepared to say now when those
bills would be ready he was certain that
they would not be presented to the
Houso before Thursday. It was import?
ant tbat members of the House who had
gono homo under the Impression that
DR. ALBERT A. CANNADAY,
Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat.
Eyes Examined and Glasses Fitted.
Office corner Sslein avenue.end Jefferson street,
Over the Cbrlstlan-Berbee Drug Store.
the usual holiday recess would be held
should be present when the report of
the ways and means oommlttee was
made to the House and is was proper
that they should have an opportunity to
He would ask the House to meet to?
morrow for the purpose of agreeing
upon tbe proper disposal of . the Presi?
dent's message, af tor wbioh ho would
ask the House to adjourn over Christ?
mas Day. "On TueBday," be oonoluded,
"we hope that the House will make a
response to the urgent request of the
President and take some notion whloU
will relievo tho situation la which the
country finds itself."
Then, at 12:28 p. m., tie, House ad
purned until Wednesday.
The Steamer Nannemouil Sank.
New York, Dao. 23 ?A dispatch re?
ceived to-day from Curaoao states that
the steamship Nansemoad, Captain
Laksly, from Curacao to Maraloaibo
collided with the Spanlih steamship
Mexico, near the Island of Arabua. The
Nansemond sunk and Is a total loss.
Oaptaln Laksly and fourteen persons
were drowned. Thirty-five lives were
saved by tho tug Augusta. The Mexico,
Captala Curel, plies betweoa New York,
Havana and tbe Mexican ports. She
sailed from New York on November 30:
reached Havana on December 11, and
was bound from Port Cabello to Oartha
gena when the accident occurred. The
Nansemond was a screw steamship of
228 tons, and waB built at Baltimore in
Mashed by tbe Cars.
Datton, Ohio, Dec. 23.?Five labor?
ers were injured, one fatally, at the
Malleable Iron Works this morning.
The men were at work on a track be?
tween two cars loaded with pig iron,
which were pushed towards them,
crushing them against tho wall. The
victims are David Intern, fatally in?
jured, internally; Andrew Yost, back
and chest crushed; Amos Boss (colored),
arms and collar bone injured; Henry
Anderson (colored), shoulder and chest
crushed; Henry Proctor, head badly
A Fnmoua Insurgent Killed.
Havana. Dec. 23.?Dispatches have
been received here confirming the an?
nouncement that the famous Cuban in?
surgent leader Marabel has been killed.
It appears that he led the attack upon
the village of Vueltas, which was held
by a few Spanish soldiers. A column
of troops, commanded by Major Thomas,
was Bent to assist the Spanish garrison,
and In the engagement following tbe
insurgents lost heavily and Marable
was wounded. He died subsequently
in tho insurgents' hospital at Sierra
Fierce Fighting at Zeltoun.
Berlin, Dec ^3.? The Frankfort
Zeitung, publishes a dispatoh from
Constantinople saving there has been
fierce fighting at Z -itoun between the
Turkish troops who surrendered tbat
city and the Insurgent Armenians who
defended it. Boih sides aro said to have
lost frightfully. The Turks were 10,000
strong and had twenty-four pieces of
artillery. The Armenians numbered
15,000, but they had no artillery.
Tbe Following Valuable Testimonial Was
Written by Mr. Farmer, who Is Well
Known Tlirongbout Virginia:
Roanoke, Va., Dec, 12, 1895.
HOBBIE Music Co., Roanoke, Va.?
Gentlemen: I have known and tuned
the Lihdeman Piano for many years,
and regard it one of the best first- c1?eb,
high grade pianos made. In fact, tbo
Lindeman uprights are strictly artistic
instruments and far superior to some of
the old oelebratcd makes, tbe manu?
facturers of which claim tobe tho best.
Tho Lindeman, therefore, appeals to
all musicians, who must admire the
tone and touch, as well aa the elegantly
Ids thoroughly well made of tho best
material, hence absolutely durable.
H. L. Farmer.
12,000 LBS. NUTS JUST RECEIVED, AND
TUET. MUST GO.
MIXED NUTS, 10cLB.
PECAN NUTS, 10c LB.
FILBERTS, 10c LB.
WALNUTS, 10c LB.
BRAZIL NUTS, 10c LB.
ALMONDS, 15c LB.
RAISINS, Cc LB.
SEEDLESS RAISINS, 8c LB.
CLEANED CURRANTS, 10c LB.
LEMONS, 12c DOZ.
ORANGES, 40c DOZ.
Injured by an Exploilon.
Pittsburg, Pa., Dec 23.?By an ex?
plosion of gas at Shoenberger'B Rolling
Mill, on Fourteenth street, at 4 o'clock
this evening, several meo were burned,
one of them fatally. Tbe names of tbo
injured were Phillip Bowman, colored,
will die; Fred Lear, Michael Kelly,
Wm. Mooney, Anthony McNally, Jos.
Rodman and David Scott. The men
were working at the bottom of a blast
furnace. When tho gas exploded it
forced the hot slag, which accumulates
in tbe cupola over the Bides. Before
the men could get out of tbe way the
hot metal poured out over them.
Steamship Probably Lost.
Port Washington, Wash., Deo. 23 ?
The fate of the Oriental stoamsalp
Strathnovis and 190 people is still a
mystery. It has boon forty days since
she has been heard of, 800 miles west of
Cape Flattery, undor two small leg of
mutton sails, slowly making her way
eastward, dlnce then two of the wildest
I and severest storms of the season have
been experienced la tho Pacific.
Over Two Hundred Sold.
Over two hundred Marshall & Wen?
dell planoB sold in Roanoke and vicinity
to loading musicians and citizens,
within tbe last two years by Hobble
Muslo Co , solo dealers. "Nothing suc?
ceeds like succoas."
Dion grade folding leather dressing
cases for laiios and gootlomoo from one
to tea dollars at Maesie'a Pharmacy,
TO RELIEVE THE TREASURY
Republicans Will Present Two
Plans After Christmas.
One Will be ? Tariff Bill and tbe Other a
Flan to Maintain the Gold Reserve
and Prevent Alleged Trouble With
Greenbacks?Both Will Pass the House.
The Senate Doubtful.
Washington, Dao. 23.?The House
Republicans will introduce ou tho day
after Christmas and pasB within the
week: two bills in response to President
Cleveland's message ot appeal for help
for the Treasury. One ot these two
will be a tariff bill to increase the rev?
enue, the other a financial plan to
maintain tho gold rcBervo and prevent
alleged existing trouble with the
This party plan has been perfected by
two meetings ot the Republican mem?
bers of the ways and means committee;
the first w&s held Saturday night, with
the co operation of Speaker Heed and
otker laeders, the second this afternoon.
Although efforts wero made to preserve
seareey concerning tbe details of tho
plan, its foatures have baeu obtained by
tbe Associated Press from good au?
The tariff bill will be entitled, "A
bill to increase the revenues and to pre?
vent deficits in tue Treasury," and will
gojinto effcot when Blgnod by the Presi?
Its Items are as follows:
A duty on wool of sixty per cent; of
the McKinley low rates.
A compensatory duty on woolen goods
of sixty per cent, ot the McKinley act
A duty of sixty par oent. of the rate of
1890 on lumber, which will be from ten
to fifteen per cent, ad valorem.
An Increaso of twenty-live per cent,
from the Wllaon-Gormnn aot rates on
cereal broad stuffs, dairy produots and
live stock, Including poultry.
An lnorease of fifteen per cent, from
the Wilson-Gorman rates ou all other
schedules, with the provision that in no
oase shall the duty exceed tbe McKin?
ley rates, except where the Wilson?
Gorman rates exceed tbe'MaKlnley law.
Th second bill will provide for two
issues ot bonds; tbe first would be an
amount of 3 per oent. five year coin
bonds to protect the gold reserve, with
the provision that the currency re?
deemed by the proceeds snail not be
paid out for current deficits in tho
revenues unless the expenses of the
Government are in excess of revenues
which, it is expected they will not be,
it the first bill is in operation.
In addition the second bill will pro?
vide for one year two per aant. Treas?
ury certificates of indebtedness, not to
exceed 850,000,000 lu amount, and to be
disposed of at the discretion of tho
Treasury to meet current deficits in
revenue. These aro to be offered for
sale at the Bub-troasuries and deposi?
taries of the Government.
It is also said that there may poaslbly
be added to tho bill a plan to increase
tho ourroncy by authorizing national
banks to iasuo circulation to the par
value of all .ho government bonds de?
posited by them with tho government
as security for their notes.
Tho plan outlined was not agreed
upon w thout considerable debate, but
tho loadora are assured that both bills
will pass tbo lIou.se wlihout material
opposition, a thorough canvass being
made by State delegations, and thero
aro strong hopes that the Senate will
act upon them promptly. Saturday's
meeting showod a large percentage in
favor ot the plan.
Several Western free silver Republi?
cans held a oonferanco during the day
and decided to oppose any bill contain?
ing bond features. Their votes will be
cast against tho bond bill, but It is ex?
pected tbat it will draw enough votes
from the Democratic sido to offset the
deficiency. On tho other hand tho
tariff bill will probably be passed by a
strict party vote.
By the same division the House Re?
publicans held some hopes that their
plan can carry the Senate, mustering
all the Republican and two Populist
votes for the tariff bill, and a combina?
tion of Republicans and Demoorats for
the bond bill, although the supposed
free sliver majority of tbe Senate makes
the success of the second bill much
There have been conferences of Re?
publicans of both bouses preliminary to
tbo present plan and a caucus will be held
Thursday when much time Is likely to
be consumed. Tbe advance on live s too k
and ceroal breadstuff* was secured by
the efforts of members from tbe North?
west, and is intended in part as a reply,
said one commltteeman, to the charge
that Republican tariff favored the mo?
nopolies rather than the farmers.
How much debate will be allowed has
not bann decided, but not more than
two days at most is planned.
The bill will be laid before tho Dem?
ocratic members Thursday morning,
and introduced in the House on tbat
day with a limited debate, on the
ground that tbe bills are omergency
bills, that cannot be delayed.
Suit the Masses
Gall For tbe New Game
JAMES 0. HO BBS,
114 SALEM AVENUE.
THE VENEZUELAN CONTROVERSY.
Comments of the British Press? Much
More Paciuo Then they Were.
London, Deo. 23.?The afternoon
newspapers oontlnue commenting edi?
torially and at length upon the Vene?
zuelan matter, but their remarks are on
the financial condition rather than war.
Expressions on the ground taken by tho.
United States are unfavorable, although
the tone Is altogether more paolfio- Yet
there is a considerable display ot satis?
faction at the financial difficulties In the
The dispatch which the Right Hon.
W. E. Gladslono sent to Joseph Pulit?
zer, proprietor ot the New York World,
In answer to the latter's request for a
message to the American people on the
Venezuelan question, has attracted wide
attention here and elsewhere.
Mr. Pulltzsr telegraphed that Amor
lean sentiment was at the turning
point; that, onco turned the wrong way,
no power on earth could hold It baoK, 1
and that a word ot peaoe and fellowship
from Mr. Gladstone would aid to check
clamor, to soothe the passions, encour?
age sober thought, and may avert ca?
In reply, Mr. Gladstone cabled: "Dare
not interfere. Only common sense re?
quired. Cannot Bay more with advan?
Tho St. James Gaz3tte?thls afternoon,
commenting upon Mr. Gladstone's mes?
sage to tho proprietor ot the Now York
World, says: "Common sense would
I1 have avoided the shook which has been
given to both countries. It will yet
find its way out; but It Is the Amerl*
oanB who must supply the needful pitch
of suavity, which thoy are fully capablo
The Westminister Ga/.3tte advises all
concerned to "take a holiday and a
breathing Bpaoe and to allow common
sense to assert Itself," adding, "when
both Bides discover that there Is ample
room for consideration, concession and
adjustment, the common sense party in
tho United States may bo suro that It
will be mot half way by the common
sense party hero."
ANOTHER HOND ISSUE.
No Immediate Proapeota of One The
Protldent Will Walt.
Washington, Dec. 23 ?It can be
stated on good authority that tho rumor,
which has gained some currenoy, to the
effect that tho President had decided
to announce another bond issue at
onoe, and that this conclusion had been
reached at a Cablnot meeting yester?
day, Is without any foundation In faot.
The only members of the Cabinet who
saw the President yesterday were Sec?
retary Lamont, who had just returned
to the city and oalled to pay his
respeots, and later In the day Secre?
tary Olney and Secretary Carlisle.
The general situation was discussed
Informally, but the questlou of an im?
mediate isBuo of bonds was not con?
sidered. Indeed, U Is stated that In
view ot the President's very recent mes?
sage to Congress asking for legislation
which might render another issue un?
necessary it would be a soant courtesy
to that tody to anticlpato its negative
aatlon before an opportunity had been
given it to comely with the President's
requoat. The President has himself re?
peatedly stated, howevor, that ho would
protect tho public credit, at whatever
cost, should tho necessity of the sltua*
tion require heroic action; but at tho
present moment it Is argued auch a
necessity has not arisen.
THIS IS WORTH THINKING OVKlt.
RICHMOND MUSIC COMPANY, ROA
NOKB, IS A BRANCH OP THK CAN
OVER PIANO COMPANY AND CHI?
CAGO COTTAGE ORGAN COMPANY,
THE LARGEST COMBINED MANU?
FACTURERS AND DEALERS IN PI
ANOS AND ORGANS IN TUB WORLD.
NO AGENTS' PROFITS. NO NOTES.
OFEN EVENINGS. C. T. JENNINGS,
TUB VIRGINIA LEG 1 41. AT URB.
It la Relieved the Session Will be a Short
Richmond, Va., Dec 23 ?The State of
this afternoon said: It Is not at all un?
likely that the legislature will finish
its work within three weeks after re?
assembling There was considers* lo
talk of ibis In a quiet way before ad?
journment for tho Christmas holidays.
The work is well up, and but few meaB?
ures of public importance are to be con?
Last week some vory prominent Vir?
ginians, not members of the general
assembly, were present, and advised the
lawmakers to dispose of the eleotlon
law, pass tho bill and a few other neces?
sary measures, and go home. The sug?
gestion was received with a good deal of
favor. Tho'argument In favor of an
early adjournment Is that, while there
Is to be no legislation of general in?
terest, the objection made was that
bills may creep in and be enacted Into
Gold Withdrawal* Yesterday.
Washington. Deo. 23.?Tdlograms to
the Secretary of tho Treasury announoo
that 8150,000 In gold was to-day with?
drawn by national banks, and 8799,000
was paid out ovor tho counters in ex?
change for legal tenders, making the
total withdrawals for the day ?049,000,
which leaves the true amount of tho
gold reserve S67,f>G9.946 gold. No gold
was withdrawn for export.
The Berlin Bourse Firmer.
Reblin, Deo 23 ?Owing to tho more
peacable view of the Venezuelan situa?
tion taken in the United States the
bourse closed firmer.
Marshall <fc Wendell Piano, ?10O, 85 Per
One Marshall & Wendell piano in
perfect ordor, with auparb tone and
warranted, for 8150, on paymentB ot ?5
per month, without Interest. Hobble
Hcyi.eb's bonbons and chocolates
pure and delicious in sealed paokages
from ono-ha.lt to five pounds at Masste's
The United States Government re?
ports show Royal Baking Powder su
> perlor to all others.
THE TWO NEW BATTLESHIPS
One or Both Will Be Built at
The Board of Naval BnrMn Chiefs After
Careful Investigation Recommends to
Secretary Herbert the Acceptance o t
the Bids of the Newport Xfawa Ship?
building Company?San Francisco
May Get Ono Under Certain Condi?
Washington, Deo. 33.?The board of
naval bureau chiefs, after carefully con?
sidering tor several weeks the bids sub?
mitted for building battleships five and
six, has recommended to Secretary Her?
bert the aaaeptacoo of the bids of the
Newport-News Dry Dook and Ship
Building Company of Virginia to con?
struct both ships on the plans of tha
Navy Department for $3,500,000 for
In the event, however, that the Union
Iron Works of San Francisco, the next
lowest bidder at 83,740,000, shall scale
down their bid so as to leave only a
reasonable difference between their
figures and the 83,350,000 asked by the
Newport-News Company for one ship, it
1b recommended that oaoh of these com?
panies ba awarded the oontraci -for
building one vossel.
The Secretary still has before him
the alternative propcaitton to ask Con?
gress for authority to accept the bids to
build six ships of the Koarsoage class,
two to go to the Newport News Com?
pany, two to the Union Iron Works, and
two to the Cramps, on condition that all
of the bidders shall meet the figures set
by the Newport News company in their
bid, namely 83,250,000 for each ship.
The Secretary has taken the bureau
ohiefs' report under consideration in
connection with the alternative pro?
Injured by a Runaway Car.
Chioaoo, Dec 23.?Three persons'
were fatally injured in an aocldont on
tho metropolitan elevated road this
morning at Forty-eighth street and
West Harrison. Those injured are W.
H. Brady, motorman; Wm. R. King,
oonduotor, and John Schiller,passenger.
The motorman lost control of his ap?
paratus and combination motor, and
the passenger aar crashed over the
bumpers and down into the street twenty
feet below. Sohlller was the only pas
Recommended to Fill Vacancies.
Washington, Deo. 23?The Demo?
cratic steering committoe of the Senate
have deoided to name Senator Waith am,
of Mississippi, for the Demooratlo
vaoanoy on that committee, and Senator'
Daniel, of Virginia, to tho vacanoy on
tho judiciary committee
The Ram Katabdln.
Washington, Deo. 23 ?Senator Hale,
of Maine, bas Introduced a joint resolu?
tion, which directs tho Seorotary of tho
Navy to accept tho ram Katahrtin and
mako her a part of the United StatoB
navy, which it it should become a law
would overrule all objections that have
been made to tho ram.
An International Marriage.
London, D-~c 23.?Mrs. John Parish,
of Philadelphia, a doscondent of Presi ?
dent Monroe, was married in tho
Catholic Church o." the Assumption,thin
olty, to-day to E J. Bralotour. United
States Ambassador Bayard gave tho
bridoaway. Many Americans of promi?
nence were present.
Managua, Nie, Deo. 23.?Pro9idont
Cleveland's messago to Congress on the
Venezuolan question Is gratefully en?
dorsed by President Zaelaya and by all
Nlcaraguans. The citizens of tho United
States residents in Nicaragua are do
lighted with Mr. Cleveland'a action.
Insurgents Heported Boated.
Madrid, Doc. 23.?A dispatch re?
ceived here from Colofa, Province of
Mar.tar,/.i, confirms the report that the
Spanish troops have routed 4,000 Insur?
gents on the Calmenar river. Ono hun?
dred of tho enomy were killed.
New York Assemblyman Dead.
Savannah, Qa , Deo. 23.?J. Oarri
gan, in the New York Stats assembly
from the Seventeenth district, New
York, died hero to day from dropsy and
The Philadelphia Strike Buried.
Philadelphia, Doc 23.?Tho strike
was declared off to-night. The strikers
and officials of the companies have
reached an agroement and the men will
return to work.
Open Kvnry Night.
Warerooms of Hobble Music Company
are open at night for convenience of
those who cannot call during the day.
All are oordially invited to inspect their
magnificent stock of pianos and organs.
Large stock high grade French brior
and meerschaum pipes; quality and
price guaranteed at Massie's Pharmacy.
BUY THE CELEBRATED
_ No Interest
Hobbie Music Co.,