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roanoke PUBLISH]nq CO.,
publ16hkrs and PROPR1KTOR8,
122 campdkll avk. S.W.
thums by mail (postage PREPJ ll>):
DAILY, one month. 50
" thrkk months.$1.50
" six months. 3 00
" ONK /BAR, in advance. 6.10
BUHDAY edition, onk year. 1.00
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rnunns. -j Bdltor|aI Kooma.124
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Mark Hanno, hits been culling on 'Pom
Platt. The Ohioan knows where to liml
When a woman wants to give an un
derswipe at another woman she makes
fun of her dressmaker.
Durraut continues to pose as a living
and buoyant example of the henlthfulness
of the California climate.
Gen. Cassius M. Clay's 14-year old wife
has not deserted him. It has been learned
that she went home to play with her
The Dingley deficit now amounts to
$43,000,000. And yet the captain of the
tariff bill was one to rniss revenue.
What's in a name.
A benutiful young woman in New York
who is shortly to l>e married has com?
pletely lost the sense of touch. She'll be
sadly handicapped, financially, as a wife.
The Dahlonega, Ga., Nugget says: "We
would like to exenange subscriptions to
this paper for fodder and hay." The
editorial appetite in Georgia always has
been a mystery.
A Dakotn mob hung the wrong man
the other day. It can at least be said for
?Southern Jyaohers that they either get
the right man or one who deserves hang?
ing on general principles.
It now seems to be a part of our do?
mestic diplomacy to have high govern?
ment officials announce their poli :y at
the banquet, table. This wasn't where
Jefferson made his speeches to the i eople.
A London paper advertises: "Sympa?
thy offered to those wb? are in trouble
and have no one to whom they can tell
their sorrow. Interviews by appoint?
ment." This should hold out a ray of
promise for. Platt.
The total lack of moral distinctions
which the President is compelled to ob?
serve in receiving callers was exemplified
in the fact that Tom Platt and Bishop
Hurst, of the Methodist Church, weie
among the visitors at the White House on
the same 'lay.
Bald-beaded men do not understand
what ails them, but a Kreuch doctor has
found out. His name isSabouraud. He
says it it; all due to colonies of microbes
on the bend, which atta.k the hair folli?
cles .and .produce four stages of disease
.. .If you feel u microbe in your head get.
somebody to smash it with a club.
After months of denial it suddenly
transpire* that there are 1,601 American
citiKons in Cuba dependent upon charity,
consul General Lee states that It will
take $1,500 per Heek to keep them alive.
"When it appears that the reconcentra
tion system has been applied with all its
It is Foul Blood's Advertise?
But it is Soon Cured by Hood's
Yos, Scrofula, if anything, may be called
the advertisement of loul blood, it is the
scourge of the world?offensive, painful,
debilitating, stubborn and well nigh
Outward applications do not cure, t hoy
only drlvo the dilllculty to new quarters.
Emolliuuls may palliate, they cannot
abolish the evil. There is but one sure
way out, and that is to eliminate the
taint from the blued.
There is one remedy lh.it. can effect lhh\
mid it is the only one that, ho far as wo
know, has almost invariably succeeded ?
even where the system has been poisoned
by long years of taint, and the ravages to
be repaired are tremendous. That remedy
is Hood'e Sarsaparilla. Read this:
?'My daughter was afflicted with im.
pure blood. There were running sores
all over her body nnd they caused her
much suffering. We tried medicines that
?were recommended as blood purifiers,
but could not see Unit they did any good.
A friend told me about Hood's Karsapn
rillaand I began giving the. girl this med?
icine. The result was that she was per*
fectly cured after taking a few bottles.
Sho has bad no symptoms of scrofula
sores since that time." Marietta M.
Smith, South Middlcboro, Mass.
Is tho best?hi fact tiie One True Mood PnriOer.
Insist upon Hook's; take no substitute.
*H*\nrl'?: Pillc :il t liarmonlni! ly with
jllOQtl S ritt? Hood's Baraaparllla.
We simply invite
you to examine our
SPECIAL line of
6. W. Bals at
Possibly YOU may
have seen as much value
for $3.00. A great many
people never have.
Spot Gash Money Savers.
horrors to Americans as well as 'Cubans
r>ue would think that the Spanish alliauce
would be apt to experience a jolt.
Now, on top of the declaration of the
Cuban government that noth'ug short o(
complete independence will he thought
of, we have the general orders of Gomez
aud^Ga'cia that anyone i.1 the Cuban
army accepting proposals of autonomy or
i listening to them will he treated as a trai?
tor, and any emissaiy caught otTering
j such a thing will he regarded as a spy
I and summarily executed. The news of.
j these orders has caused consternation in
Spanish circles in Havana,and has caused
u'cold sensation in Madrid. The cumula?
tion of recent events and developments
ought to make for good Americanism in
the President's message *o Congress.
">Ve trust that the New York Herald is
uot guilty of a piece of lurid sensational?
ism in the statement of its Washington
correspondent that the President h is been
won over by Senator Wolcott from the
old gold views of Secretary Gage, and
that the forthcoming message will sug?
gest some further hope for international
bimetallism, if true this is encouraging:
but the Concrcss has not met y?t. and
there is time for him to recant. Senator
Wolcott must not forget that there are
strong and malign inlluei-ces at work on
Mr. McKinley, on this and all other sub?
jects. He must look out for the Hanna
?'contributory interests," or Senor Du
puy de Lome, Senor Pie y Kohlsaat, and
goodness knows how manv others.
THE GREAT GOLDBACK l.-Sl r..
! Tue only difference between the New
j York Sun and other trold organs of our
: acquaintance is that the Sun has satanic
? sense, as well as a desire to impose upon
the country a money standaid t hat is not
wanted by anybody but the money job
hing and lending interests and foreign In'
I lluences holding heavy American invest -
i meats, made on a bimetallic basis, which
J now they want recouped to them in cur?
rency of double the value, measured by
j things in exchange, that their contracts
?call for. Cther exponents of the gold
j theory are pigheaded enough to think
? that they can induce the American people
! to transmute the national currency now
I outstanding into gold bonds, autl let the
j hanks iss.ie all the mouey of the country
j on the basis of them. The Sun know s
butter,ami propounds the only really dan
gerous proposition that we have yot seen
' Recogui/.ing popular antagonism to the
I idea that the Government should surren?
der its power co issue money to private
? corporations, tin; Sun declares that the
whole currency should bo put upon a na
, tional basis;; hat the notes of t he national
j hanks should be retired as soon as possi?
ble, and in their place we .should have
nothing but Government paper, but al
ways redeemable on demand in gold. In
r-hort, in place of greenbacks, TreAPUiy
notes, national bunk notes and silver cer?
tificates, we should have nothine but gold
The only trouble with the Sun project
Is thai the people do not want goldhaeks
anymore than they want gold bends.
What, they do want is a national currency
of silver, gold ami necessary Government
paper, the paper redeemhle in lawful
money and al1 based on _the bimetallic
otanuard of the constitution, What is
mere, they *?dII keep on lighting until
they tret it.
AN IMPERTINENT DIPLOMAT.
A represent!*!ive of a foreign govern
n ent residing in this country in pursuit
of his mission, under international law
and diplomat!" usage is not permit ted to
hold the slightest communication of an
ollicial character with any person, body
or even any branch of the Government,
txcepltng the State Department. rills
rule litis been carried so far that, when,
on a well-remembered occasion, Lotd
Snckville, then British minister here, re
plied to a letter fron: an alleged natural?
ized Briton in California, asking whether
people of his sort ought, to vote for Cleve?
land or'Harrison, that friends of the
British interests should n<<t vote against
the former (which was truo enough, God J
knows), he was ordered to leave our ter '
ritory Instanter. Although nn extreme
construction, this was right. It is au
affront for n foreign dlp!o>nnt to inter?
fere in the political affairs of the nation,
even in the most ludirect n anner.
What, then, shall we say of the oflense
of Sonor Dupuy de Lome, minister from
Spain, who, according to report.nnd with?
out any reasonable doubt vhnt we are
aware of, has dared to protest to the au?
thorities of an American college. In the
American Capital, against a prearranged
lecture before its faculty, alumni and UU
der-graduates, by a distinguished Ameri?
can citizen and ex-diplomat of high rank:-'
That is exactly what we understand
Senor Dupuy de Louie to have dene in
the matter of the lecture announced to
be given by the Hon. Hanois Taylor, at
the Catholic University, in the District
The effrontery and impudence of it al?
most take away one's breath.
A WORD FOR THE GRABBER,
To the Editor of The Times: As the de?
linquent tsx law and so-called land grab?
bers aie receiving so much censure, let us
take au unbiased look at the matter.
Wny is it that so much properly has been |
allowed to be sold!' Did the owners think 1
the State and city could run without !
money? 1 knew nothing about the law, .
until last week I learned a piece of my |
property had been applied for. It had
been sold for taxes in the name of a for?
mer owner. I went to the grabber, who
at once said lie would withdraw his ap?
plication, but when 1 found out he could
get a deed and transfer the land to n e
under a perfect, title for less money than
1 could redeem it. f asked him to do so.
Why should the owner be required to pay
10 per cent, when the purchaser only pays
(i per cent:' I then went to the delinquent
tax bonk to sec what lam's had beeu sohl
to the State and individuals for taxes.
I found the bulk of them were owned by
corporations and individuals able to pay
but had paiil no tax for many years- Now
if all the lax due the State, counties and
cities coultl be collected, our tsxes could
be reduced one-half. I then begun to
think of a plan whereby the rax could be
collected am' no one damaged. First, the
law ought to require the clerks to pub?
lish a list jf all properties bought, by the
State ami individuals since 1^74 and not
redeemed, gt.'iug a full description of
properly, from whom and present owner,
stating th"it if not redeemed by owner or
purchaser by July, iSfis, said property
would be sohl at public auction to high?
est bidder, first having it located by the
country surveyor and advertised ninety
days the surplus over anil above taxes
and expenses of collection to go to the
school fund,or improvements of roads.
Now as t.-? the future, i would suggest
that no deed be admitted to record with?
out a certificate from the treasurer that
all taxes had been pait' up to date, and
no transfer could bo made till such a
deed, etc., had been recoided. To force
collection of taxes I would recommend
first, the sellitiL' of any salable property
found in the laud; second, the renting of
the land; third, the selling of the land
after due notice to all parties interested,
deed to be made in ninety days from Bile i
In a few short months the people will
see the good the grabber has done the
general taxpayer. Why, I understand
that in the city of Hnmoke alone two
building associations have paid $23,000
of delinquent taxes. Can anyone say
aught against, the law? As a general
thing it is either the man who has no
taxes to pay or the one who is trying 'o
stave oil" paying that is making the most
fuss stout the law and the grabber
Don't think ..ecause you are sick and
: nothing seems to give you relief thai you
j can't be cu-ed. ^
Theie musl ben cure for you some
H your doctor can't cure you, perhaps
I he has mistaken the cause. Anybody is
' liable to make a mistake sometimes.
( ?no in three of us suffer from indiges?
tion, and one out cf three dyspeptics
j doesn't know it. That is. he may know
I he is sick, but he blames it to something
Indigestion is the causa of half of our
j dangerous diseases.
Shaker Digestive Cordin?, made from
j to&ic medicinal roots and herbs, is the
I most natural cure for indigestion. It re?
lieves the symptoms and cures the dis?
ease gently, naturally, efficiently, giving
; fresh llfe.strength and health to sick dys?
At druggists, A trial bottle for 10
.MOD DID NOT BURN HIM.
Deports That a Colored Man Was Lynch
ed Droves to hi Untrue.
j Wilt.ungton, N. C, Nov. iJO.?The re
prrt that Nathan Willis, colored, the
murderer of a young 'white man named
Stephens, was lynched by burning, was
no! correct It was published by both
morning papers lure in good faith, being
, furnished as a special telegram from
-South Port. Willis is safely lodged in
i the Horrv county jail atConway, S. <'.
Several ol the party of men who were
with the officers when they arrested WU
ii . were eager tc execute [summary pun?
ishment upon him, and the feeling of the
community where I lie cold-l looded'crime
was committed was most intense. lit
was this probably that gavejrise to the
rumor that he was lynched.
THE LEA?E WILL STAND.
Philadelphia, Nov. HO.?The court, of
common pleas tu day refused to enjoin
thu mayor and other city olUcinls from
excecilting the lease of thu city gas worka
to the United Slat.es Das Improvement
Company for a period of thirty years.
For the thirty year franchise the com?
pany agreed to pay a rental of Jone mill?
ion dollars, to expeiH1 live millions on
improvement in gas works'ami to reduce
the price of gns to the customers.
Don't he persuadeil into buying lini?
ments without a reputation or merit ?
Chamberlain's Pain Dalai costs no more,
and its merits have been proven bv a test
of many years. Such letters as the fol?
lowing, from L. G.Bagley,Hueneme,Cal.,
are constantly being received. "The best
remedy for pain I have ever used is
Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and I say so
after having used it In my family for sev?
eral years.'' It cures rheumatism, lan.e
hack, sprains and swellings. ForVaU by
'I. (.' Harms, "lie pvts up prescrlp
loa MAL 2^3
Special Prices on Plnsli i
(lur leadership in thlr. regard is ]
unquestioned. It's only necessary
for us to nnoounco special prices to
crowd our Clonk Department.
There nre some grand bargain.-, in
waiting for you to-day at the Palais
Heavy Boucle Capes, full sweep,
Silk lined and interlined, pleats
aud Kur trimmed, worth $-1, at
Retter and Heavier Boucle Cloth
Capes, longer aud wider, made
otherwise exactly the same way,
worth :?.">.'.IS, at
Special Coal Bargains.
Don't think because prices nre low
that the qualities are inferior. On
the contrary, we know that these
values are so magnificent that
words don't do them justice. We
leave it to you to judge that we are
claiming nothing but what's so,
and you'll And that we've all that
is claimed at the Palais Royal.
Dailies' Rich, Stylish Astrakhan
Coats, all half Satin lined, worth
#7.00. This sale's special price
Kxtia Quality Hondo Cloth
Capes, longer still, and of immense
sweep, double Watteau, warmly
interlined and Fur triinnud, worth
Plush Capes of jaunty length
and very full sweep, heavy Silk
lined and embroidered, Pur edge
on collar and fronts,worth $0.08, at
Finer Plush Canes, more elab?
orately embroidered, Satin lined
and interlined, Fur trimmed?a
special bargain at
Imported Velour Capes, pure
Silk linings- handsomely embroid?
ered, Watteau hick, front and col?
lar trimmed with Thibet or Heal
Skunk Kur, never sold under ^10.
This b lie's special price,
Wo have the finest Imported
Kersey Capes, Watteau back, l.irue
collar ami fronts trimmed with
finest Thibet Fur,
Ladies' Fine Tailor-made Kersey
Coats, swell [and stylish if-S gar
meuts, all half Satin lined. 'This
sale's special price
Ladies' Real Persian Lamb Sa?
tin lined ('oats, worth $10"uny day.
This sale's special price
Ladies' Real Imported English
Kersey Coats, fashioned with New
London hacks, and Ruished with
strap seams, sold for $12 every?
where. This sale's special price ,
Seal Plush Capes, all over braid,
ed, double Watteau back, and I
edged all around Krith Fur.
Long Seal Plush Capes, hand
somelyjornameuted with braid and '
jet, pleated back and Kur trim?
med, anvwhere else $10: here
Imported Seal Plush Capes, beau- I
tifully braided and embroidered,
Silk lined and padded ami lined )
with pine silk, never sold under
spj. This sale's special price,
Ladies' Imported Coats, made of
Extra Fine Cheviots, all Satin
lined. Tbi? sale's special price
Astrakhan Cloth, shield front,
storm collar, half lined,
Rest Ciose Curl Boucle Coats
bright, lustrous Black, newest roll
collar, My front, half lined
Extra Heavy Camel's Hai? VI
cuua Cloth Goats, storm collar,
deep, double-breasted fly fronts:
sold elsewhere at $10; suecial at
For an extra fine, dressy Cape
we recommend a similar Caps to
above, lined throughout with finest
Black Kersey cloth Capes, full
sweep, goo:i length, a regular
Best Silk Seal Plush Capes,braid
trimmed, wide sweep: would be a
bargain at $8; hurt: only
Handsome Seal Plush Capes, jet.
and I raid trimmed, can't be bought
under i 10, here only
Children's and Misses' Jackets at
$2.00, *:i, si, ??. and sll, fully 2*5
per cent, under regular value.
Millinery Nearly Uiven
The sweeping and unsparing
slaughter of our entire stock of
our Trimmed Hats, Untrimmed
Hats, Feiltkers, Tips, Ribbons,
Velvets and Trimmings of all
kinds now in force. If there is
anything in the line of Headwear
that you need you will get il here
now at positively one-third and
one-half wholesale cost?aud wtat
1- more, every dollar's worth of
goods in our immense stock repre?
sents strictly this season's styles
and productions. Drop in upon us
today and we will surprise you
with the grandest bargains yon
have ever seen offered in Millinery
at this time of any year.
Hats trimmed free of charge.
STORK OPEN EVERY EVENING UNTIL CHRISTMAS.
M. INDORSKY, Proprietor.
GOV, ATKINSON'S DILEMMA,
Embarrassment Caused by Decision
in Nobles Murder Case.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. :iO.?The "refusal ol
the United Slates supreme court to inter?
fere with the senteuce of death pro?
nounced upon Mrs. Elizabeth Nobles, an
old white vtoman of (iO, places Governor
Atkinson in an unpleasant'predicament,
Mrs. Nobles was tho wife t?f a Tw'.ggs
county fanner, of whose close exactions
she h; d grown I ired.
She made a confident of Gus Families,
her colored man-servant, who for tho
sum of ?10 consented to put the husband
out of the way. He did his work so
clumsily, ho.vever, that the wife had to
assist in completing the bloody work.
Then the women of the State arose in
protest against hanging a while woman,
an event which had,never occurred but
once, when ;Susan Eberhardt was exe?
cuted. It was owing to this pressure
that three new trials and an appeal to tho
United States court were granted. Mean
while, as an act of .just ice, the governor
extended the respite of Gus Fambb's to
await the result of the Nobles case.
Now that all legal cobwebs have been
swept away, the white women of the
State, headed by tho governor's wife,
urge that no white woman should hu
hanged, while the negroes to a man de?
clare that Kambien should not hang if the
principal criminal is permitted t > escape,
As a matter of'fact, four juries have
declared the crime one. to lie deserving
death, and the governor, much as he
would liice to save the woman, cannot do
so without saving the man, while his
Strict sense of justice says that they
should both be executed.
THE COMING WOMAN
win, goes to tho club while her husband
funds the baby, as well as the good old
fashioned woman ?vho looks after her
home, will both at times get run down
in health. They wi'l be troubled with
loss of appetite, headaches, sleeplessness,
fainting or iliz/.y spells. The most won
derfnt remedy for these women is Blectric
Hitters. Thousands of sufferers from
Lame Back and Weak Kidneys rise up
ami call it blessed, it is the medicine
for women. Female complaints and nerv?
ous troubles of all kinds are soon re?
lieved by the use of Electric Hitters.
Delicate women should Veep this remedy
in hand to build up the system. Only
">0c per bottle. Kor sale by Mas-h's
OLD F APE RS for sale at Tho Times
?lli. e. i;..u.l fm- mi'lino nnd. r e>;i I,et
NEWS AND OPINIONS
A I? OHE
Daily by mail - - ?t'> a year
I >aily and Sunday, by
mail - ss a year
The Sunday Sun
is the greatest Sunday news?
paper in tlu- world.
IVice, 5e a copy.
By mail, *?_> a year.
AiIiIi i sh Till: si \, New York.
CRIME OF A BRUTE.
Cumberland. Nov. !10.?Robbers en?
tere'' the homo of .Mrs. 'Cornelia Norris,
in Alleghnny county, Saturday night,
mid tortured the woman in an eiTort to
make her tell wheio she kept her money.
They killed her ten-year-old child in his
bee', and strapped the. woman to a hot
kitchen stove. Failing to lind the'rnoney
they hurn?d the homo and left. The
charred bodies of the woman and her boy
were discovered to-day. The woman had
money, but it is in bank, but*it WHf gen?
erally supposed that she kept it at home.
JUST RECEIVED.?1,000 pounds
Lowney'schocolates and bon lions at 50c
Ht autiful baskets, new and cheap.
THE BELLED TEAMS ARE STILL
RUNNING. W. K. ANDREWS & CO.,
the OLDEST FIRM OF COAL AND
WOOD DEALERS in the city, are AT
TlllO OLD STAND, '21!) '??lern avenue,
ready to serve you on short notice.
New coods daily, a little of everything.
MODE OUT PRICES.
VorK HORSES shod all around for
SO cents spot cash at Shauer's Kentucky
Office. 10 i JctTcrgvn glrcet.
.lust thi! one word "Coal" ought to
be enough HC this time of year to bring
you in with no order. Ry this time
everybody in this town ought to know
iho kiwi of coul we sell ami thu way wo
handle it. Wo don't know of anyone
who ever bought coul of us who WAS dis
satisfled either with the quality, price or
method of delivery. If there is such a
man in existence, we would like to see
htm. We guarantee satisfaction.
NELMS COAL CO.,
'Phone 140 and 100.
LOST. ?A red dehorned cow with whtto
star in face. Expecting to lie fresh when
left home on November 24. MARY
ROBINSON, 710 Norfolk avenue. 12 1 It
WANTED?A fresh cow. Apply at 1115
Fourth avenue n. w. 12 1 Jit
FOK KM NT.
FOR RENT. ? Four desirable rooms,
first lloe-r for housekeeping, well located,
s. e. Addess "SI." care Times. II 30 tf
FOR RENT?Three rooms, 50H Fifth
avenue s. w. ll -'Js.i w.
_i amis WANTED.
ROOMS WANTED.?Two furnished
rooms for light housekeeping. Must he
central. Man and wife. Address "X."
Times office. 12 1 2t.
WANTED.?Three unfurnished rooms
for licht housekeeping. State terms.
Address, "Rooms," care Times oflice.
11 23 lw
BOARDERS WANTED-Apply to
Mrs. M. A. Moseley, i',2() Franklin Head
s. w. U-4-tf
BOARDERS wanted at 1285 Cbapmau
avenue s. w. 10 22 tf
WANTED?Salesmen for every town be?
tween Hoanoke and Bristol to handle out?
line alt wool blankets and other house?
hold goods, sold on easy rt-onthly pay?
STANDARD INSTALLMENT CO.,
DYEING AND CLEANSING ES?
Ladies' and Gentlemen's
Winter Clothes cleaned and
dyed io perfection. Mood
1 10 Campbell avenue.
J. I>i:vo.\\ Proprietor.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
The Hallet t iY Davis hareain has heno
sold. We still have a bargain In two
other uprights. We also have some new
uprights for rent, and, should you after
six months wish to purchase, will Apply
rent paid to purchase. .1. E. Rogers iY