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VOL. XVIII, JSC
SPEAKING OF BICYCLES,
there's always one star that
shines forth more clearly than
all others from the bicycle
firmament. It's THE CLEVE?
LAND. We'Sbli. it. It's not
the leader just because we sell
it. We sell it because it's the
leader. Catalogue free.
ROANOKE GYCLE CO ,
108 Salem Avenue.
"Kodaks" ?5.00 to 815.00.
SPOONS and $
I SILVER' NOVELTIES, $
t " i
a Take a nice ilurable ami lasting
J souvenir of Roanoke back v.itn -
J you. a large an 1 unique stock to fr
9 select from, of Sterling Silver Sou- V
P venlr Spoons and Novelties. P
4 EDWARDS. GREEN $
0 Manufacturing Jeweler, and ?
4) CSrartunte Optician. p
* 6 SALEM AVE. $
1 - i
4 Open Evenings This Week Only. 9
THE OPPORTUNITY ~
OF ? LIFETIME,
We have one Gentleman's 1800 frame
?with ls'.iT improvements, Spallllug
One Lady's 1800 frame with 1807 im?
( Mio 1 racer,
That we will close out at special prices.
< 'oinc and see t hem
No. 10 Camphell Avenue.
One slightly used upright
piano, full si/.r, good as new;
sold our year 'ago Cor $350;
now $225 < ?11 easy payments
()negood second-hand Knabe
Square Piano. $50.00? easy
Good, slightly-used organ,
Call while we have these bar?
gains. It. will pay you.
J. E. ROGERS & CO..
No. 11 S. Jefferson street.
-Is undoubtedly the hand
-soinest wheel in Roanoke.
-It's as trocd as it lcoks.
?JOHN HANN A thought
-enough of It to buy it, and he
-ought to know a e0od thing.
-For terms see
TOM L. ENGLEBY,
ENGLEBY BR0. & GO.
PAMTNE ALMOST CERTAIN.
Yukon Unusually Lotv?Chancs of Get?
ting Enough Food Very Slim.
San Francisco, Sept. 2?News received
by the Alaska Commercial Company
states that a famine is almost certain on
the Klondike region next winter. This
is also confirmed by M Goodhue, news?
paper correspondent at St.Mlchaels.
He states that the Yukon is unusually
low and that the chances of ue.tti?ir
enough food to Dawson to support those
now theie and those (locking in are
The fall session of the Nation?
al Business College, including
the Business, Shorthand and
Typewriting, the Normal Eng?
lish and Preparatory English
courses, will open Tuesday, Sep?
For clean coal 'Phone HI, or
call on C. M. Armes, HI Jeffer?
Action of the Corporation of Brown
BY AN ALMOST UNANIMOUS VOTE
THE TRUSTEES OF BROWN UNI?
VERSITY URGE UPON PRESI?
DENT ANDREWS TO WITHDRAW
HIS RESIGNATION?HIS SER?
VICES TO THE INSTITUTION
HIGHLY APPRECIATED?A VIC?
TORY FOR FREE SPEECH.
Providence, R. I., Sept."'-.?The corpo?
ration c;f Urowu University voted to-day,
after a lonu meeting, to request President
Andrews that he withdraw Iiis resigna?
tion as president of the institution. The
request was embodied in a resolution
containing the following:
"President of Drown University:
"The corporatirn of Urowu University
has this day received with the greatest
regret your resignation as president, it
most earnestly desires that, you will with?
draw it, conceiving that it was written
without full knowledge of the position ot
tlie corporation. With the earnest hope
that a statement to you "bearing the for?
mal sanction and approval of the govern?
ing body of the University as a whole
may bring us again into hearty accord,
the corporation desires to assure you
that it in no way sought the severance of
our ollichll relations, which'so far as it
knows, have been most cordial from the
time of your acceptance ol the presidency.
"Theonly vote and only expression
hitherto made by the corporation beurina
on the question at dssue ^was at the last
dune meeting, and consisted of the ap?
pointment of a committet-'to Iconfer with
you as to the interest, of the university.
The extent of t heiaut hority thus giv.m
its committee was that expression of con?
fidence which it fully believes you would
uubesitatlugly admit was a legitimate and
friendly exercise of its Privileges, relat?
ing, in the terms of the vote.'tojthe Inter?
ests of the university which you and the
corporation have conducted.
"It Is perfectly true that the question
was occasioned by the dilTeriug views en?
tertained on the one haid by you and on
the other hand by most and probably all
of the members of the. corporation as to
the free and unlimited coinage of silver
by the United States, so far at least as
nffecling the interests of the Univeisity,
and the fear that your views with refer?
ence to it. publicly! known or expressed,
might perhaps in some deirree he assumed
to lie representative and not merely Indi?
"It was not in our minds to prescrihe
the path in which you should tread, 01 to
administer to you any oilicial rebuke or
to restrain your freedom of opinion or
reasonable liberty of utterance, but to
simply intimate that, it would be the part
of wisdom for you to take less active pt?rt
in exciting partisan discussions and ap?
ply your energies more exclusively to the
affairs of the college.
"Having, as it believes, removed the
misapprehensions that your Individual
views on this question represent those of
the corporation and . the 'univeisity, for
which apprehension you are not respon?
sible, and which, it knows you, too. would
seek to d'spul, the corporation uflirming
it- rightful authority to conserve the in?
terests of the university at all times, by
every honornide means, and especially de?
siring to avoid, in the conduct of the uni?
versity, the imputation even of consider?
ation of party or of the dominance of
any class, hut that,in the language of its
charter, 'in this liberal and Catholicjin
stitntion, all members hereof shall enjoy
full, free, absolute and uninterrupted
liherty of conscience,' which Includes
freedom of thought and expression, it
cannot feel that the 'divergence of views
on the silver question and of its effect on
the university, between you and members
of the corporation, is an adequate cause
of separation between us, for the corpo?
ration is profoundly apprecintlve'of the.
great services you have rendered to the
university and your great sacrifices and
love for it.
''It therefore renews its assurances of
highest respect for you, and expresses
the confident hope that you will with?
draw your resignation."
The vote on the Biibject was practically
unanimous, and taken al ter speeches had
been made by nearly every member of the
Von ought to see that Steinway bur
at Hobble Piano Co.
MORE SPACIOUS ACCOMMODA?
The reuniting of the Business College
rooms is almost completed. When fin?
ished the school will he able to accomo
datc; mnuy more than the l'.)f> students of
last year. The enrollment during the
flession of Ibiy7-'!)S promises to 'lie much
larger than last year. The fall session
opens Tuesday, September 7.
One Woman Killed anil Fourteen Other
People Seriously Injured.
Courtland, N. V.. Sept. 2?A Pullman
palace car attached to a train on the
Delaware, Lackavvanna and Western road
was overturned to day at lilodgett's
Mill, four miles scuth of this town.
One passenger was instantly killed and
fourteen others seriously injured. The
overturned car was dragged many rods
hv the swiftly running train and crash?
ed into the furniture factory, milk depot
nud station at R'odgett's Mills.
Mrs. M. 1) McQnlllan.of Philadelphia,
was the passenger killed.
Club House, Roquefort, Swiss,
Edam, Pineapple and Tarbell's
Cheese, kept in our porcelain
lined refrigerator. St. Clair
Bros. 'Phone 111. Ill Jefferson
STOKE, VA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
What We are Going to do for Our
Retail Cash Customers.
We arc going to give "some one" the choice of a Bpalding Bicycle or a round
trip ticket to the Mnrdi Gras at New Orleans in February next
It will lie done in this way: With every CASH purchase of 25 cents, either by
School Child or Grown Person, beginning ?optember 1, 1S!?7, wo will give a Ticket,
acd the party returning to us the Greatest number of tickets by Febuary 1st,
lyjfcS, will be entitled to either the Bicycle or the Trip to New Orleans
When the Schools open, the School Children will have equally as eood a
chance, if not better, than any one else
Where there are two or three children in the same house, and the purchases are
small, let them put their inouey together and buy at one time, and in this way you
will ilways get a ticket
THIS IS WCRTH WORKING FOR,
We will continue to 'carry the lamest and best assorted Stock of School Books
and Supplies, as well as Miscellaneous Books and Fine Stationery, 'of any house
In the State, and you will get more for your money tl is year than ever before
JVU tickets must be returned to us by February 1, lS'.lS. iu packages of 2~> each
Tickets Given Only With Cash Purclmacs.
See out ad iu this paper next Saturday and Sunday for school children
LAMB TAKES ACTION.
Republican State Convention to
Meet in Lynchburg October 5.
Richmond, Vn., Sept. 2?i\t a meeting
of the Lamb faction of the Virginian Re
puhliacus. lielil lu tliis city to-night, Col
ooel Lamb, chairman of the party, who
was deposed at the Lyncbburg meeting
of the Stato committee, issued a call for
a Republican .State coii'ention to he held
in Lynchburg, October"), to nominate a
Colonel Lamb says he has been re?
quested by Republicans from nil over the
State to take this action.
The number of delegates and alter?
nates to be elected to the convent ion Iron
each city and county is one delegate and
alternate for each 100 votes or fraction of
fifty or over, on the basis of the vote for
the bopublican electoral ticket of 1890,
County delegates are tr. be elected on
court days or other days, not 'later than
September 29. City delegates are to be
eluded on September 29. All .elections
are to he by mass meeting.
We are "liteonly pulihlcs on
the bench" so far as "iKtnn
Lithia Water 1m concerned.
Every gallon comes from our
store, directly or indirectly, as
we are the sole agents. We
guarantee relief in eases of
dyspepsia, kidney, liver and
stomach tronhle, nrie aeid in
blood, rheumatism and men?
strual irregularities, or mon?
ey refunded. St. Clair Siros.
'Phone 111, 111 Jellerson
M'LAURIN'S MAJORITY 11 ROWS.
frby is Angry, and Threatens Personal
Violence if He Meets Tillman.
Columbia, S. C, Sept. 2.?Full rerurns
of yesterday's election for United States
Senator come in with exasperating slow?
ness, but these only go to increase Mc?
Laurin's majority. The latest reports
show McLaurin's majority to be 11,800
on a total vote reported of 39,200. Evans
has 8,825, and Irby 4,781!. The total vote
cast may not exceed 4>8,0C0, and McLau?
rin's majority will be increased.
Evans this morning conue'ed his de?
feat and blamed Tillman tor confusing
the minds of the voters as to McLaurin's
position on the tariff Irby, who is at his
home in Laurens, to-night declared that
Tillman had lied to him and made threats
of personal violence if they should meet.
Sandy P, Fiegat & Co., suc?
cessors to Pitman & Evans,
Fancy Groceries, I 16 Salem
HEAVY EX PENdTt?BES.
The Government Paid Out $14,504,393
Mroe Tbnn it Received During August.
Washington, Sept. 2.?The Treasury
Department's monthly statement of re?
ceipts and expenditures shows that the
government's receipts during the month
of August were $10,023,04 and its ex?
penditures, $33,588,047, leaving a deficit
for the month of $14,504,393. The re?
ceipts included $6,987,702 frm the cus?
toms and $11,193,194 Lorn internal reve?
The heaviest expenditures were on ac?
count of the pensions. $28,750,730; civil
and miscellaneous, $21,574,758, and war,
Huyler's Cocoa, Bitter and
Sweet Chocolate at St. Clair
Bros. C. F. Blount, Manager.
'Phone III. Ill Jefferson street.
~ i HAWAII MAY ACT.
No Rule to Forbid the Ratification of the
Washington, Sept. 2 ?There is no dis?
position among officials here to question
the correctness of the statement in the
dispatches from Hawaii to the effect that
Minister Hatch hurried to Honolulu with
the special purpose of securing annexation
by the Hawaiian government in advai.ee
of the meeting of congress
There is no rule in diplomatic practice
that would forbid Hawaii firs' acting
upon the treaty and the treaty itself doas
not Indicate which government Is to ranke
tue initiative in the ratifications.
St. Clair 2ros. have just re?
ceived new Silverback Mack?
erel. 'Phone III. Ill Jefferson
WITH CYCLONIC FORCE.
A Storm in Ohio Does a Deal ot
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 2.?At Glen
villo and Gordon Park, adjoining, six
miles east ot here, occurred a 'veritable
cyclone, accompanied by 'several water?
spouts. The wind was blowing strong
from the northeast and the cyclone dis?
appeared through the town in a south?
Tops of trees were twisted olT and many
large trees were pulled Up by .the roots-,
causing much danuuee *lo the beautiful
park. Fences were leveled anil small
in the rear of the ('rowel' building, on
St. Clnir street, a tool shed was picked
up and carried sixty feet and landed in?
tact against a barn. No lives were lost.
Yellow and White Country
Ground Meal just received at
8 t. Clair Bros , HI Jefferson street.
A DEPRAVED CREATURE.
Mrs. Mack's Husband Swears to
Her Heartless Character.
New York, Sept. 3.?Herman"Nnck, in
a sworn statement to-day, made before
the district ^attorney, accuses his wife
Mrs. Nack.who is charged with the mur?
der of Gnldensnppe,of a series of dreadful
crimes?murders 'of infants, illegal c.per
ations and the like, which brt uds her as
a lawless, heartless "and depraved crea?
ture,perhaps the worst in this great city's
Nack swears that his wife for the sake
of money, murdered any number of in?
fants and burned their bodies in the cook
hip stove "f their flat, lie tells the story '
of awful crimes in detail, giving places I
FIGHTING FOR .OFFICE.
A PostoRlce Official Insf'tuts a Suit to
Set Aside His Removal.
Washington, Sept. 2. Jobn'.G. Woods,
superintendent of mails at Louisville,
Ky.,to-day instituted a suit in the equity
side of the District court against Post?
master Genera1 Gary jind Perry Heath,
the first assistant postmaster general,
askiug for an injunction to ,-estrain the
defendents from removing him |_from
He alleges that~the order directing his
removal was for political reasons solely
and therefore against the laws of the
Judge Cox to-day "granted a temporary
injunction, dependant upon complainant
filing a libel bond. The hearing is set
for September 15.
If you want pure spices or
who'e pickling spice, call on St.
Clair bros. 'Phone 111. Ill Jeffer
HAULED BY THE" HEALER.
A Misguided Young Woman Goes to Join
tile Divine Schr?der.
Sioux City,'.own, Sept. 2.?Against*the
odv'ce of her best friends Miss Daisy
Roberts, an orphan, aged 24, ieft to-day
for New Castle, Ind. Her journey was
occasioned by"a"telegram from "Divine
Healer" Schr?der to meet, him there.
Miss Robeits says she wiU wed the
healer. She hud recently visited him and
was greatly attracted. From Emerson,
Neb., he wrote a proposal of marriage,
which she accepted and the date of the
ceremony 1ms been fixed for September
CAN SIT WITH HIS GIRL.
Frankfort, Ky.,Sept. 3.?The governor
thin morning refused to pardon Rev. K.
White, of Webster, who was lined for
forcibly ejecting me young man who
broke the church rule which required
the women to sit on the opposite side of
the church from the men. The young
man in questtou persisted in sitting by
.'ho side of his girl at church service.
PAST GRAND MASTER DEAD.
~Dccatur, Ills., Sept. 2?i. R Gorin,
past grand master of the Grand Lodge ot
MitS0nu,was found dead to-day on the
floor of Ilia room Heart disease was the
Munsey's Magazine at Jack's.
Sandy P. Figgat & Co , suc?
cessors to Fitman and Evans,
Fancy Groceries, 116 Salem
Cuban Sharpshooters Make the
Captain General a Mark,
WHEN" THE ENGAGEMENT BE?
COMES HOT 'THE SPANISH GEN?
ERAL GROWS FAINT-HEARTED
AND TAKES REFUGE IN A^HOTJSE
WHERE THE BULLETS OF THE
ENEMY CANNO. REACH HIM?
HiiVHiin, via Key West, Sept. 3.?Gene
nil Weyler has been fiercely attacked by
the lusurueuts near Manaua, a few miles
from Havana. The Cubans did their
level best to kill him, many sharp shoot?
ers advancing from the Cuban ranks to
(ire at their enemy. When the engagement
was growing wry hot and the captain
geeneral was evidently in danger,'lie to >k
retuge in a house on the plantation of
Cantarranas. which was surounded by
bp..tush troops to protect him. The re?
porters of th ? newspaper La Luch i. who
tried to folio.v Weyler's*troops and wit?
ness the battle, was sent back to Havana
by the captain-general.
To day the forces of Weyler are uear
Guines, Havana province, at a place
The news of tho engagement has pro?
duce:! a great sensation iu Havana. The
withdrawal of the general from the field
of bittle to shelter is much commented
Weyler's columns are seizing all tho
cattlo and sending them to Havana. He
has imposed also an extraordinary heavy
tax on the farmers of La vihorn. near
Havana, to pay fcr the fortifications
which have been erected there.
A hard battle has been fought at Santi?
ago de Cuba, in which tho Spanish gen
oral, Linares,was wounded in the leg and
bis horse was killed. The Spanish also
lost (.'apt. .lose lionet and three ffHoers,
besides nearly one hundred soldiers. The
battle lasted several hours, and the Span?
ish columns of Colonel Pomho ami Vara
del Rey,which came to the aid of General
Linaires, were also routed.
The insurgents' loss was about half as
great as that of the Spaniards
A GREAT BARGAIN IN A STEIN
WAY PIANO AT BOBBIE
A Stein way piano, full size, seven oc?
taves, second-hand, but alomost gooil as
new, having all new hammers, renewed
action, re poll shed and thoroughly over?
hauled throughout, in perfect order and
tune, warranted live years. Original
price -f (100, now offered at $37.) on easy pay?
ments without interest by Hobble Piano
Co., Salem avenue near Commerce street.
Shredded Whole Wheat llis
cuit Meiling; like "hot cakes"
at St. Clair Bros.. Ill Jeller
Hon street. 'Plume 111.
LEESBURG PHYSICIAN DEAD.
Leseburg, Va., Sept. 1.?Dr. Richard
I?. Edwards, one of the oldest citizens of
this place, died last night, ageil about,
1). M. taylor,
MAY FREE THEM ALL."
Governor Atkinson Likely to Release All
of Georgia's Misdemeanor Convicts.
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. |2.?It Is given out
from the executive mansion this after?
noon that Governor Atkinson may pardon
the entire list of misdemeanor convicts
in the State, numbering 1,840. Since the
publication of the Byrd report, showing
the unlawful nature of the contracts by
which these unit cky people ate held, the
governor has found himself balked in
every effort to break up the contracts.
As the county authorities continue to
ignore tho pressure brought to bear on
them, the governor is likely to fall back
on the pardoning power vested In him, by
the use of which he could emphasize the
importance of the question.
IT LOOKS SUSPICIOUS.
Pine Bluff, Ark., Sept. 8.?The body of
a dead negro was found hamriug toa rope
In the Arkansas river neat Rob Roy this
afternoon. Then? was a rope around
the neck anil several gashes In the head,
which indicates that he was lynched anil
the body then thrown into the rivet.
There was nothing on the body by which
the man could be Identified. No lynch?
ing has been reported iu that vicinity re?
TOULON'S MAYOR STARRED.
Toulon, Sept. 2. ? As the members of
the municipal council "were leaving the
town hall this evening after their regu?
lar meeting an attempt was made upon
the life uf Mayor Pastoureau by a Corsi
can, who approached the mayor ami
stabbed him iu the groin, indicting a
dangerous wound. At last accounts M.
Pastoureau was in a serious condition.
One second-hand Knabe piano for $100
on $?"> per month at Robbie Plauo Co. It
is a real bargain.
St. Clair Bros, sell Flaked
Rice. C. F. Blount, Manager.
'Phono 111. HI Jefferson street.
PRICE 3 CENTS
Woodford Said to be Instructed tu
IT IS SAID THAT THE DEATH OP
CANOVAS HAS GIVEN" NR. Mc
KINLEY HOPE THAT THE LIB?
ERTY OF THE ISLAND MIGHT BE
PURCHASED BY THIB COUNTRY.
A AVAR INDEMNITY TO RE GUAR?
ANTEED BY THE UNITED STATES.
Now York, Sept. 3.?It is reported
niuong Miose in this eity who are espe?
cially interested In Cuban ^affairs that
one of the suggestions General Woodford
will make to the Spanish government as
scon as he is recognized by .Spain as the
American minister, ?-ill .he to purchase
the freedom of the Cubans, paying to
Spain a war indemnity, to be guaranteed
by the United States.
As is well known this - plan failed last
year, owing to Canovas' stern refusal to
accept any kiud ot intervention on the
part of the United StAtes. The fact was
made public in May last that Col. John
J. McCook, a gcutleman of some influ?
ence in Washington, and Mr. R. A. C.
Smith, who * for twelve years has been
largely interested in Cuba, and especially
in tue municipal affairs of Havana city,
had revived the scheme, together with
some other gentlemen of this city. In
Washington falls were made upon the
President, and even upon the Spanish
minister, Senor Depuy De Louie, .who
gave to the press 'his denunciation of the
proposal, speaking of it in terms similar
to those used by Se.nor Canovas.
It is known that several letters were
j addressed by promoters ot the scheme to
I the P-esinent, but the report is uow cir?
culated that l lie li"st plan has heeu sub?
stantially modified. Instead of the mere
proposal that Spain should withdraw her
troops at once from Cuba ami acknowl?
edge the independence of the islatul ac?
cepting an indemnity, it is understood
that the promoters of the idea desiring
to make some concession to Spanish
pride, sugges* that a kind of home rule
be established in the islands previous to
the evacuation by Spain.
Senor Kstra Palma, the Cuban delegate
to the United Suites, talking to day, said
about these matters.
"The plan of the purchase of Cuba's
freedom is merely a nuestion of amount.
A sum that would not involve the repub?
lic in a large debt might, perhaps, be con?
sidered, but to talk of large Indemnity or
of any sum tl at ivould compensate Spain
for the overwhelming debt she has In?
curred in Cuba is nonsensical.
"We really do not need to ho anxious
over the matter. I have just received let?
ters from Ducasai and Del Gado, Cuban
generals <ti Pina did Rio, from General
Mnyin Rodriguez, who Is now in Havana,
IInd from General Retaucourt, of Matan
zas, giving news of the strength of the
revolution In the west. That tho Cubans
control the east is very well known. In?
dependence or death Is the spirit of all
the Cubans in t he field. Independence
or the sacrifice of the last piece of bread,
to buy arms and ammunition for the
Cuban soldiers is the cry of all tho Cu?
"The plan of Colouel 'McCook, modified
by a preliminary homo rule concession,
is not in tho least acceptable, and I am
sick of all this home rule talk"
tenor Palma added that the uews that
the Spanish govenrment will send to
Cuba 37,000 more men Is deliheratelv in?
tended by Spain's cabinet "as an answer
in advance to any kind of solution of the
Cuban problem that General Woodford
DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED.
Welch, W. V , Sept. ^3.?-Governor At?
kinson to-day commuted the sentence of
the murderer, Seymour Grey, from hang?
ing to life imprisonment. Gray killed
John A. Smith at GIMiam lu 1806,during
a period of great political excitement.
?N*^ HAVE YOU SEEN
;<? j. those ^lii "Crescents," now
i . ami fully guaranteed? The
and ??'J0. For
the next few days we otter them at spe?
cial prices. ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
HIS Salem avenue s w.
y ; ' :;; y best value e
^V^.vheels at $15
a "Wonder." a "wonder."
We are agents [for tho < elebrated Won?
der Alt tight Stove. This is the only stove
with a perfect hot air draft. Don't place
your fall orders until von have seen them.
?OVERSTREBT & THURMAN,
The Furniture Dealers, 18 and 20 Camp?
Forecast for Virginia: Fair; Ellglttly
cooler; northerly winds.
i Established, 1881. |
Robbie fliano Co.
Old and Reliable.
jjl Will Guarantee Factory
1 Pianos a?d Organs
Jj They represent Standard Instru?
ct nients of the Highest Grades.
? Flaay Payments. No lotetest, jjk