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:If there is really anything new under
"the sun Managers Bmyth-'xt Rice promise
it to us in the production of "My Friend
; Fronvlndin" at the Academy of Music on
1 Wednesday next. It is from the clever
pipon of H. A. Du Souchet und is founded
'?.?upon'the weird doctrine of Theosophy.
There is such an abundance of excellent
j material in the subject that after reading
? the advance descriptions of Du Souchet's
i olay one is surprise<l it has not been
I worked into comedy before. It is out of
j. the yellow robe that the - playwright has
!? extracted so much wholesome fun in
!'"My Friend From India.!' A barber in
: vested against hid will wit1* the yellow
I rone and utilized as a serial f?d by an
J ambitious pork packer's family,forms the
I groundwork of no end of humorous slt
i.uations, in which pretty love stories
? form attractive side issues. In the
i Smyth <fc Rice Compauy, it is c'aimed
that an unusually strong and pretty well
balanced Organization has been brought
together for the interpretation of this
^successful work and there is scarcely a
'. member who has not l>eeu n creator of
}kpopular roles, several of them having
?i been-otars on t heir own account.
TETTER, SALT-RIIEUZ-.I AND EK?
The intense itching and-Rinarting, incl
?dent to these diseases, is in3tautly allaj-ed
by applying ChsmberlninV. Eye and Skin
Ointment.. Many very bad cases have
been f>ermnnentlf cured Sjy it. It. is
equally etficient for itching piles and a
favorits remedy for sore nipples, chapped
bands, chilblains, frost bites and chronic
jsore eyes. 25 cents per box. **?
Virginia Carriage Factory No. 40!?
Henry street, opposite V. O. Headquar?
ters for all kinds of repair work.
Belmont Missiou?The Belmont Bap?
tist Mission Sunday-school at 11 p. m.
Rotiert Moorman Mission?This Sun?
day-school meets at Melrose Hall on
Park street ?it !i p. in. Mr. W. It. Hes
scr is superintendent. All are. cordially
i u vi ted.
Trinity?Usual sn-mons atj It a. m.
and 7-.II? p. m. by the pastor, Kev. ?1. C.
.loues. Suudny-school at f):?0 a. m, .1.
B. Andrews, superintendent. Kpwartb
League on Friday evenina at 7:30.
Greeue - Memorial ? Preaching at
Greene-Memorial M. E. Church, South,
at 11 a. in. and 7?50 p. in. by tho pastor,
Kev. Thos. F.. Carson. Morning subject,
"Peace?Song of the Angels." Special
Christmas music. Sunday-school at 0:30
a. in. Epworth League devotional ser?
vices at 7 p. m.
United Brethren?At the United Breth?
ren Church there ?144 be preaching by
the pastor, Rev R. L. Rico. The inorn
ing subject, will be "Warnings," evening
subject, "Forsaking Sin." New mem?
bers will be received at each service.
Sunday-school at 11:45 a. in., M. L. ?Avis
At Calvary Baptist Sunday?Regulai
services will bo held at C-dvaiy Baptist
Church botli morning and nicht, at
which time Rev. Westou R. Gales will
till the pulpit. The paster, Dr. Drough
ton, has been advised by his physician to
refrain from active work, ami while bo
will be unable to take part in the ser?
vices, he expects to attend the moming
worship. Mr Gales'subject tor his morn?
ing sermon will be "Taking Account of
Stock;" evening sermon subject, "Simis
of the Times. *' Prof. Wolfsohn will lead
the singing at both ?etvices.
St. John's Church?There 'will bo the
usual Snnday-services and sermona to?
day at 11 a. in. and 7:45 p. m.
MARSHALL NEWELL KILT/ED.
Earned a*Wide Reputation in Football
World While a Harvard Student.
Springfield, Mass., Dec. 25.?Marshall
Newell, the well known Harvard football
player, for the past year employed in this
city, as assistant division supeiintPudoat
of the Boston and Albany railroad, was
instantly killed in the Height yards here
last night at G:'M) o'clock. How the ac?
cident occurred is not known, Mint it is
supposed that he was walking 'along tho
track toward hi3 office, with his coat col
lnr'turned up to protect.himself from the
severe wind, when he was struck by a
switch engine or a yard engine. Ho was
horribly Druisednnd mangled, and it w.ts
with some difficulty that, his features
could be rccogni/.ed.
"NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
The firm of Evans, Butt & Price is I bis
day'dissolved by mutual consent. A. J.
Evans retiring from tho firm. The busi?
ness will in future tie conducted under
the firm name of Butt, Price <& Co., who
will pay all bills duo by the firm of
Evans, Butt i5c Price and collect all ac?
counts due to same.
A J. EVAN'S.
F. M. BUTT.
C. D. PRICE.
?December 18, 1807.
As successors to the ifirm of Evans,
Dutt &i Price we desioo to thank our
friends and the public generally for past
favors, auu by courteous treatment and
?careful attention to vonr wants hope to
feave a liberal share of vour future pat?
ronage BUTT, PRICE & CO..
No. '2C Campbell avenue, Roanoke, Va.
Go to the Rad ford Sitetun Laundry for
FR.'IT CAKE at lGi-'-lc per pound at
.). .1. CAVOCNI'S.
THERE IS A GREAf DIFFERENCE
TN Chocolate Bonbons. Some people
know tno difference and bnv LOW
NEY'S. For sale by J. J CATOGNI.
CONTEST BOU A RAILROAD.
lnjunctou Proceedings Against $100,000,
UfJO Bond Issue of New York Central.
New York, Dec. 25.?A motion for nu
Injunction was made yesterday to stop
tho issue of buuds by the New York Cen?
tal railroti'' tinder its * 100,000,000 mort?
gage to the Ceutral Trust Company,
which is in connection of tho icfuudiug
scheme. Tho petitioner is Charles Do
Neu f vi lie, a stockholder of the New York
and Northern railroad. Other stockhold?
ers of tho same railroad are associated
with him in the suit.
The litigation of which this application
is tho outcome has been pendln? since
l!-!)-?, when a suit was begunto De Neut
ville aud his associates to recover prop?
erty which was conveyed under foreclos?
ure to ttie Ntw York and Putnaui Com
pauy and subsequently to the New York
Ceutral. The complainants allege that
the New York Central Company [lias oh
tainvd a controlling interest in the New
York and Northern stock by irregular
The United States circuit"courfc found
in favor of the defendant, but this decis?
ion was reversed a short time ago by tho
United Stat-s circuit court of appeals.
A trial of tho origin suit was then or?
dered and i? still pending. Similar pro?
ceedings in the State supreme Vjourt re?
sulted in a dectee upholding the foreclos?
ure ami sale of tho propetty of the New
York and Northern,but, this decision was
reversed by tho State court of appeals.
PETER COLEMAN HUNG.
Executed at Hanover for the Murder of
Richmond, Dec. 25.?While the world
was yesterday preparing'fo? the joyous
Chrfetnias, I\ter Coleman, 'colored, for?
feited his life on the gallows at Hanover
Court House. The doomed man, who
was hinged for the murder of his colored
housekeeper, ascended the platform at
o'clock. His neck was broken and
I he died without an apparent struggle.
The rope used was that em ployed in
tin execution of Solomon Marable, the.
murderer, at Lunenburg Court. House,
and Joseph Fife, the "alleged ^assailant
of a Richmond lady. Colemau stood the
orueal wiibouc the least sign of excite?
ment and the nerve displayed was re?
Before the adjusting of the noose he
offered up a short but fervent prayer,
j after which he declined to say anything
1 urther. To his spiritual adviser he con?
fessed that he bad done wrong, but de
clf red that his awful tin had been for?
given. His body will be shipped to the
medical department of the University of
SENTENCED FOR LIFE.
New York, Dec. 25.?Philip^E. Carter,
the marine, who, in dune last, murdered
Master-at-Arms Thomas J. Kenney to
board tho United States battleship In?
diana, was to-day sentenced to imprison?
ment for lifo and sent to the Clinton
county State prison. Carter is only
twenty-two years old. He is che first, man
to be sentenced under the new law en
I sbling a federal jury to lind a prisoner
j guilty of murder in the first degree with?
out imposing the death penalty.
j DEATH OF JACOB [COHNWEED.
Romney, W. Vn., Dec. 35.?Jacob
I Corn well, a retired farmer-of Hampshire
I county, W. Va., father of John J, Com
I well, editor of the Hampshii-e Review,
j and WilPam B. Cornwel!, proifoutinu
I attorney of Hampshire count\. died ye*
! terday in Ronmey, whore he removed
from his farm on Jersey mountain, n butt I
; three years ago.
W. K. ANDREWS CO.. 310 Salem
avenue, have had years of experience in
? the coal and wood business. They know
i what is lequired in the business. They
have the largest au'd most convenient
i yard in the city. They handle every va
[ vic.ty of coal sold in the city. They have
j more shed room and keep more team
than any other dealer in the city They
: have polite and accommodating drivers,
nnd deliver promptly coal and wood,
? nice and dry, from their extensive sheds,
i Their teams are all belled.
COLISEUM IN RUINS.
continued iroin pugo l
great for tln< niches next to it, und nil
The Coliseu;n cost $350,000 nnil was
said to have ?een twico as huge as the
Madison Squate Garden liuilili'-g, in
New York city, it had a lloor space of
seven acres, including the ground and
gallery lloors, and contained 2,600,000
pounds of stet 1. 1,200,000 feet of timber
anil 11,000,000 bricks.
August 21, 1895, the first Coliseum,
then i ujooursejof const ruction.[was'wreck
ed, entailing a loss ol $125,000. The cause
of the collapse was ueverjinown, hut it
was believed that the; last arch was not
put in position correctly.
Alter the collapse of the first building
Architect S. S. Bernau drew plans for a
new one, which was constructed and
opened to the public .Inno 1, 1SD0. It had
fourteen enormous niches, reaching sev?
enty feet above the ground. The building
was encircled on the inside by a gallery
thirty live feet wide aud thirty-three feet
above the tluor. It w.is insured for $120,
000, in twenty- ix diffeient companies
An accurate idea cannot be formed at,
preseut. of the loss to .the exhibitors,' as
there were about 100 booths in the place,
tilled with all BOrts of goods. It is be?
lieved, however, that, the total will be
WHEAT Mfid, BURNED.
Fostoria.O., Dec 25.?The Harter Mill,
the Ingest winter wheat mill in the
country, was limned last night, causing
a loss of $160,000.
GET A WATCH
for your girl or jour boy. Let them
learn the value of time. There will he
fewer tardy marks,fewer oroken appoint?
Wn'll soil you the watch. We would
b" glad to have 'you look at the slock
whether ion buy or not. Wo have the
best assortment in the city.
L. VOIGT, JR.,
101 SALEM AVENUE.
PRICE LIST OP
Corn, Wurf and Bunion Cure. l?c
'Face Lotion Removes all Skin Erup?
Pile Ointment. 2?c
Hair Tonic. Hoc
N. F. Powders, lor Male and Female, 50c
Skill man Medicine Co.,
Wholesale and Retail Laboratory,
5147 Salem Avenue s w.
1' O. Box eS .... Roanoke, Va.
All orders by mail promptly filled.
to our friends and pa irons.
There are sights to see;
there is eye-cheer in all the big
stores. It is as good as a cir?
cus to the little folks to get a
peep of the greenery and the
scenery, and the crowds on the
street and of!'. Thousands of
dollars in these displays, all
hidden in the prices on the
goods, <>1! course. But the
children won't care: they won't
know. Let them see. Take
a look yourself; but when you
come to buy remember that the
BIGG EST DOLL A U;S
WORTH IS AT THIS LOW
PRICED HOUSE IN
MENS', BOYS', AND CHILDREN'S CLOTHING?And
No Belter Clothes to be Had Anywhere.
Buy That Boy a Suit,
or a little Top Coat for his Christmas Gift. Either
will please him; either will make a sensible present.
It will cost no more to buy him good clothing than the
ordinary kind, if you know where to find it.
Little boys' clothing could not be better.the kind
we sell?it' you paid double our juices.
Those Vestee Suits for children, 1 to 8 years, ex?
pected last week have arrived. Take a look at them.
on Neckwear, Handkerchiefs, Sweaters, l'm
brellas, Mackintoshes. Underwear, Hats, Col?
lars. Cuffs, .vc.
The Square Dealing
Philadelphia One-Price Clothing House.
? VAN L" F A CT U H E KS AND DBALEKS IN
Mouldings, Bracks, Shingles, Laths, Lime, Cement, Plaster,
Heir, Brinks, Sash, Dcors, Blinds, Etc., Etc.
Office 1 10 Campbell St. 'Phone 174.
We Will Move Into Our New Store About the 10th of January, 189
Sweeping sales will foe inaugurated to clean up all Winter Goods prior to that date. $8,000
to $10,000 worth of merchandise will be closed. The winter has just begun and the next
two weeks will offer the greatest opportunity of the year to buy winter goods at wholesale
cost. Many items will be sacrificed as we propose to open our new place with an almost
entirely new stock.
We begin this sale TO-MORROW in the Christmas Department. We will devote just THREE
DAYS to closing out this stock?MONDAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Everything in our
1 Christmas Department during this sale at about Half-Price.
All to Go at a lere Sonq!
A great opportunity will be offered at this sale for Sunday
Schools and other organizations intending giving children a
BE IN ATTENDANCE,