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VOL. XL?NO. 105,
CADKMV OF MUSIC.
MONDAY, .IAN. 23,
POWER OF THE PRESS.
At tho Prescription Drug Store of
S. E. corner of Jefferson st. and Nor?
folk avenuo, is near zero to-day, but
prescriptions aro always filled at zoro
prices. Tolophono No. 200. Free do
livory. 12 1 3m
D. H. ?AKIIOUH. I). U. MATRON.
ROANOKK SAN IT A It Y FLUM1IINO
Practical plumben and gait-titters.
Dealern In nil kinds nf plumbem' nn<l gne
fltters' hii|i|>i l?'h. Kntlmutes made un the
Improved und Hanltary stylos of plumbing.
All u-ork Knaruntecd. J. F MKI.1IOKN,
superintendent, Nu. lO .South Jefl*ei-soii
tltroot, Konnokc, V?. 12 ? 1 y.
EAdl.i: hAIKY RESTAURANT
A NO ICK CKKAM FAKLOU.
I 14 Suioin Avenue,
Hont Table und Service In City.
ItronhfiiKt, X5o.j Olnnor, 3flo.) .Supper. 25.
ALSO MKAI.4 1(1 nitin-.it.
C. T. LUKENS, I'rop'r. b, TUHNEK, Mgr.
Vi j? tl
Slgnor C- Falotlco will wtiirt u class In
vlolm Instruction. The professor Ih well
known In It imoUo itH n muster of th? In*
?trument. Apply ut 318 Ohuroll street In
person or by letter. 1 ? lw.
ERCll ANT'S CAT It.
115 JEl-U'EHSON 15TKEET.
Breakfatt, 0:30 to S.25 centa
Dinner, 13 to 3.S5 cents
Bnpper, (i to 8. .35 ccnta
Servier- a 1? carte .'it ull lionrB.
Oysters fresh every day and served In all styles.
7 30 tf
The Swedish Concert Company.
Tho Swodish Concert Company gavo
an onjoyablo ontortainraent at tho
Academy of Music, last night, the third
in the eorlen. Tho programmo con?
tained but four Swedish numbors, but
theso wore characteristic and dcclaied
the national features of Scandinavian
music. Tho (|uartotto executed those
with fino spirit and tho froedom of
movement which conies from through
familiarity with subject and motif.
Tho Alhstrom serenade in English was
boartily received, as wore all tho con?
Tho violin playing of Miss Hertha
Wobb was of a high ordor. Her selec?
tions wore easily comprehended and
showed a technical perfection of her
method as well as hor mastery of the
violin. Leonard's souvenir d'Haydn was
tho first number and Sirasato's Spanish
danco tho second. Miss Wobb is tho
most finished lady violinist who
has appeared in ltoanoke and is not
ranked by Perais Bell, Maude Powell or
any other violinist on the American
stago. Miss Annie Louise White's reci?
tations filled tho interludes in a pleasing
Honoring ifnln rt K. Leo.
William Watts Camp of Confederate
Veterans will hola a mooting to night
in the Y. M. C. A. hall in memory of
tho birthday of (ion. Robort E. Lee.
The local post of tho U. A R. havaboon
invited and will participato in tho moot?
ing, iron. James A. Walkor, of Wytho
ville, will bo preaont and deliver an ad
dross. Tho ladies aro vory cordially in?
vited to attend.
Necessary to Amputato III. Finger.
Joseph Noell, tho fireman of tho en?
gine at tho Ponoe do Leon Iiotol, yes?
terday mashed a linger so that amputa?
tion was nocossary. Dr. K?lner per?
formed the surgical operation.
A Gau Main Iturst.
Whilo Contractor Patterson's men
wero excavating for the street sewer on
Norfolk avenuo s. e.. yesterday a six
inch eras main was broken by tho ex?
plosion of a blast that was put off.
?0BB1E IIIUSIC Co.,
157 SALEM AVE. 1 9 ly
DR. SAMUEL CHRISTIAN INJURED
Knocked Down and Run Over
By a Carriage.
The Horse Ilocame Frightened at a Party
of Small Hoys AVlio Were Coasting.
Mr. Christian Knocked Down by the
Shaft aud Two Wheels Pass Over Ills
Itodv?His Condition In Serious?Belt?
ing Quietly at Last Keport.
Dr. Samuel P. Christian. Sr., was
seriously, if not fatally, injured yostor
day about 10 o'clock. Ho wsb on route
to his homo on Franklin road from the
drug store of Christian & Barbeo. At
tho corner of Ninth avenue and Frank?
lin road tho carriage of J. J. Jamison
The horse, which had acted badly all
of the morning, became frightened at a
party of small boys, who woro coasting.
The driver, in o.-dor to avoid running
over one of the coasters, turned the
horse to tho loft. Tho animal reared,
and tho shaft struck Mr. Christian, who
was passing at the time, knocking him
faco down in the snow, the wheels of
the carriage passing over his body.
Upon examination it was found that his
nose was broken, his wrist dislocated,
and a deep cut made in tho forehead. It
is also foarod that ho is injured in
Mr. Christian was removed to his
home in a wagon of tho Dixie Steam
laundry, and Drs. Bucknor, Kolnor and
At tbreo o'clock this morning Mr.
Christian was in a comatose condition,
having boon placed under tho Influence
of opiates soon after tho accident.
A VAl.rAIJLK COLLECTION.
Old and Vultiablo Hank Not<<s In the Fna
Heasloii of Tliomaa B. Kcnna.
Yesterday a visit was made to The
TlMBS ofllco by Thomas B. Kcnna, of
Rivorton, Warren county, Va., who is
tho possessor of a remarkably valuable
collection of hank notes issued during
tho past century, two of them being
issued previous to tho revolutionary
war. Thoy camo into his possession
through his wife's father, J. S. Spenglor,
who was tho administrator of the es>ato
of his grandfather. Anthony Spengler,
and Joseph Stover, who wer? granted a
largo tract of land near Strausburg dur?
ing the last century.
One of tho notes in on the James
River Hank, Va., dated Soptombor 1,
177",, for sovonty shillings currency
money, and siirned by Robert Nicholas
Carter, treasurer. It is in good condi?
tion. One is of SSO to bo exchanged
and redeemed in Spanish milled dollars
at tho rato of ono to forty, at tbo treas?
ury of Virginia, on or before the last
day in December, in the year 1784, ac?
cording to an act passed tbo 14th day of
July, 1730 Tho names of the treasurer
and indoraer are not in good condition.
One is of eight Spanish milled dollars
or their value in goid or silver to be
given in exchange for this bill at tho
treasury of Virginia, pursuant to act of
assembly passed October 17, 1776,
signed by B. Dickson, and ono is on tho
James River Bank for iour pounds cur?
rency raonoy dated Soptombor 1, 1775,
signed by Robert Nicholas Car-.or, treas?
urer Also ono of two pounds current
money of Virginia according to an act
of assombly 1773, tho fourth day of
March, ann. dom., signod and ondorscd
by tho treasurer.
It is signed by Peyton Randolph and
ondorscd by John Blair. This last note
is in particularly good condition. In
fact tho entire collection is certainly of
groat value. Tho engravers' work com?
pares favorably with tho work of tho
artisans of the present day.
THE Y. U. C. A. GYMNASIUM.
The Apparatus all Here, and Being Placed
In only a few days the Young Men's
Christian Association building will have
its gymnasium completed. Tho neces?
sary outfit has just been received from
the well-known Narragansett Machine
Company's shops in l'rovidenco, R. I.
It consists of the following:
Two No. 10 and two No. 12 standard
chest weights, and two high chost
weights; one suspended horizontal bar
with a stool core running through it,
guaranteeing absolute safety; ono pair
adjustable parallel bars; one vaulting
horse, five traveling rings; one pair of
flying rings with two felt mats of finest
quality, which are necessary; two dozen
pairs of Indian clubs; two dozen pairs of
wood dumbells and fifty improved
lockers. From the shops in Roanoko
the gymnasium will be supplied with
two sets of breast bars, ladders, climb
in? runts and drum for striking bag.
The outfit will he placed in the main
hail of tho building, under the super?
vision of Secretary Wynne, and will be
completed next week, after which time
tho building will be used exclusively
for Y M. C. A. work. The cost of mem?
bership, with full privlledges of gym?
nasium, baths, etc., will be 85 nr-r year.
The association gymnasium classes
will bo in uniform?navy blue quarter
sleeve jersey and pants of gray flannel.
A vigorous gymnasium committeo will
bo formed of business men of the city,
including ono physician, who will pro
crlbe tho proper e xorcise for the boys.
Gone to Florida to Marry.
John B. Floyd will leavo this morn?
ing for Ocala, Fla . where ho will bo
married on tho 25th instant to one of
Ocala's fairest daughters. Tho young
couilo will mako Roanoko their future
Auetlou Sato of a IMano.
On Friday, January 'Jnb, ls03. In
front of tbe courihouso in Roanoko
city, at 10 o'cl .ck m., we will sell ono
linn upright piano, whi:h has been
used but a short time and is as good as
now. Tho purchaso prico was 8410.
Terms cash. Smith & Kino, attor
OKE, VA., THUKSDA1
Tbo Mercury Crawl? Down to Fifteen Do- t
trees Delow Zero.
WyTHEVILLE, Vi., Jon. 18.?At a
meeting of tbo stockholders of tbe
Wythoville Building and Loan Associa?
tion hold last evening tho formor presi?
dent, Maj. J. C. Green, declining to
allow his namo to be put in nomination
for that position for the coming year,
Uon. James A. Walker was elected
president and Dr. C. W. Gloaves vice
prosidont. At a mooting of tho direc?
tors immediately after the stockholders'
meeting a dividend of twelvo per oent.
was declared. This association was
organized with a limited capital six
years ago. It has? been successful from
the first, and has been a very helpful in?
stitution, enabling our people to save
or to borrow small amounts, who could
not havo done so otherwise.
Sunday night was tho coldest wo havo
had by several degrees, the temperature
being ten to flfteon degrees bolow zero
during tho night. It was very cold all
day yosterday, being at zoro at eleven
o'clock, and last night it was again be?
low zero, though not so far as on Sun?
day night. It is just a little warmer
to day. Life has resolved itself into a
moro "living through it" in Wythoville,
and all social intercourse, much less
gayety, is about suspended.
Tho water supply iscomplotely cutoff
by frozen or bursted pipes at a number
of houses. All day Sunday wagons wore
.running delivering coal and wood. One
horso loads of wood aro selling at 75
cents, and aro in demand at that prico.
The reliof committee reports consider?
able destitution, especially of wood and
coal, and in two or three instances chil?
dren wero found covered up In bed to
keep them from freezing. Two young
tren aro kept busy looking after thoso
in want, aiid the citizens of tho town
have responded generously to tho ap
peal for money to supply them with
fuel, flour, meat and coffee, which is fur?
nished as needed to all who cannot get
work or aro unable to work.
(irogt-nsand Brown, the two colo.-ed
men who have been on trial for burning
the stable and live stock and stealing a
horse, on tho "Kee&lln? place" in tbls
county, plead guilty and were sentenced
to ton and eight years in tho penitenti?
ary on tho ilrsr, count, and to eight and
six years on the second count, respec?
Tho boiler to tho steam beater at In
elesido, tho home of Col. Robort
Withers, burstod a day or two ago and
they havo been forced to put up stoves.
Mrs. Emma Subto, of Rocky Mount,
is tho guest of her neice, Mrs. H. G.
Dr. S. R. Sawyers is out again after
an attack of rheumatism.
Mrs. Frauk St. Clatr and h?r little
son leave for Philadelphia to morrow to
Squire O'benshaiu, who fell last weok,
breaking his ribs, is improving slowly.
Longen by Fire Yontordav.
Philadelphia, Jan. is.?Tho build?
ing at 432, 431 and 430 North Third
street, occupied by Dungan, Hood ,feCo.,
Morocco dressers, was partially burned
last night. Tho loss is estimated at
about 3120,000, fully insured. The
origin of tho flro is not known.
Washington, Jan. 18.?Fire broke
out this afternoon in tho basement of
the wholesale notion warehouse of tSuy
Curran & Co., 315 N,nth street, consum?
ing tbe entire stock valued at $175,000.
Tho insurance will not moro than cov-t
half of tho loss. Fire broke out again
to nlaUt, in the ruins.
New York, Jan. 18.?Fire broke out
this afternoon in the porter's room on
the wooden steamer City of Atlanta, of
the Old Dominion Line, at her berth at
tbe foot of East Eighteenth street,
where she was being laid tip for the
winter. Tho crew loft the vessel hur?
riedly, and cutting her cables let tbe
steamship drift into the middle of the
river. The flro department was noti?
fied and the two Are boats^^respondod, j
I but tbo vessel will probably be a total
loss. Tugs fastened lines to the burn?
ing vessel and towed her up Btreatu,
but wero unablo to hold bur, and the
burning ship was soon adrift again.
Captain K?ln, who commands the
steamer, estimated the loss, if tho
vessel is entirely destroyed, at 800,000.
Tbo vessel was built thirty years ago,
and for years has plied between this
port and West Point. Va.
Died of Leprony.
Marshalltowjt, la., Jan. 18.?Mrs.
A. F. Wood, wife of a prominent pioneer
citizen of Iiardin county, has just died
at Union of what is said to have been
leprosy in tho most malignant form.
She was bed ridden and utterly help?
less for a number of years, her body
finally becoming so shrunken, distorted
and disfigured th it tho scarcely re?
sembled a human boing. Part of tbe
face, fingers, toes and portions of the
lower limbs worn oaten away by the
ravages of the terrible disease
A Stricter Censorship to be Observed.
Wabsaw, Jan. 18 ? General Gourge,
governor-general of Warsaw, has or?
dered that a stricter censorship bo ex?
ercised over the nowspapors published
in the province, but more especially
over the newspapers coming into War?
saw from foreign countries. Polish
novelists have received instructions that
all their manuscript must be submitted
to consorB before it is published.
Davltt Will Stand for He-election.
London, Jan. 18.?Michael Davitthas
consented to stand as a candidato for
Northeast Cork, ono of tho seats to
which William O'Brien was elected in
July. Davitt's election is certain,
there having been no opposition to the
Nationalist candidato in tho last four
While Elected on the first ltallot.
Sacramento, Cal., Jan 18.?Stephen
M. White, Democrat, of Los Angoles,
was elected United States Senator from
California to succeed Charles N. Felton,
on tho first ballot in tho convention of
>he legislature to day.
r MORNING. JANUAR!
RUTHERFORD B. HAYES DEAD.[
The ex-President Expires Un?
expectedly at His Home.
Death Was CaUMtl by ?uraleia i>f the
Heart - Hp Win III Hat a Short Time.
The End Was Peaceful?Arrangement*
for the Funeral?Ho Will bo Hurled
ltcaido Ilia Wife- The Dead Statesman's
Fkkmont, Ohio, Jan. IS.?Ex-Presi?
dent Ruth, rford B. Hayes died unex?
pectedly at his homo hero at 11 o'clock
last night. His death was peaceful.
Ex-President Hayes left homo last
Monday on a trip to Columbus, Buffalo
and Cleveland. At the last named placo
he spent a few days with his son, Webb
Z. Hayes, who is located thero in con?
nection with the Thompson Houston
During the last month the ox-Prosi
dent had complained of ono or two
slight attacks of neuralgia of tho heart,
but as they soon passed away ho
thought nothing of it On Saturday ho
oxperienc:d n severe recurrence of the
malady, but being prepared for bis re?
turn home, proceeded on his journey,
accompanied by his son Wobb.
Word had been sent homo by tele?
graph of tbo condition of tho general,
and he wns met at the train by his son,
Rutherford B. Hayes, and Or. F. 8. Hil
blsh, the family physician, with a car?
riage. They wore rapidly driven to tho
Hayes mansion, whom all attention was
given the stricken g< neral during the
night, und r.p to tho present time. Sun- I
day the Hayes mansion was kept quiet,
and Dr.. Ililhish spi nt most of the day
in watobing at tho bedside. Yesterday
tbo doctor stated that tho ex President
had partially recovered, but was not yet
out 6f danger, lie spent tho night at
his bediido, and Was with him when ho
The funeral Of 'he ex-President takes
place Friday afternoon. His remains
will he i''iii(-0 in Oakwood Cemetery
beside these o! bis Into wife.
Tili: DHAD STATESMAN.
Rutherford Itircbard Hayes was born
in Delaware October 14, 1S22. Ho re?
ceived Iiis first education in tho com?
mon schools and began early the study
of Lathi and Ureek with Judge Sher?
man Finc?, of Delaware. He was after?
ward sept to an academy at Norwalk,
Conn., dud graduated from Kenyon Col?
lege, Gambier, Ohio, in 1842, whero ho
was" afttfrdod tho valedictory oration. |
Ho entered tho Harvard law school
August 22, 1843, and finished his studios
there in January, 1345. On May 10,
1845, hu was admitted to tho practice) of
law in tho courts of Ohio. Ho estab?
lished himself Iir.-,t in Lower Sandusky,
and in Apr:!, 1846, hu formod a partner?
ship with Ralph P. Bucknor, then a
member of C ngress
i)n December 30, 1852, ho married
Lucy W. VVobb, of Chillicothe, Ohio. In
1850 ho was elected city solicitor of
Cincinnati. He joined the Republican
party as soon as it was organized and
advocated tho election of tfroinont in
1850. and Abraham Lincoln in 1800.
At the outbreak of the civil war ho
was major of tho Twenty third regiment
of Ohio Volunteers. On September 10,
lSO 1, he wu3 appointed by llonoral Roso
crans judge advocate of the department
of Omo. October, 1801, ho was pro
moti d to the* rank of lieutenant colonol.
On Septem her 14, 18U2 h" was wounded
in tho loft arm while making a gallant
charge. He was appuintod colonoi of
tho same regimont on October 24, 1863.
He diatinguUhod himself in a number
of battles during the war Ho took his
seal in Congress on De-cctnbor 4, 1805.
In 1807 ho was elected governor of Ohio,
deleaving Judge Allon O, Thurman. In
istw he was re-elected, in 1802 he was
defeated for Congress; in 1875 ho was
again elected governor of Ohio.
Ho was nominated on the seventh
ballot at Cincinnati, O, for the Presi?
ded :y against James o. ltlaine, Oliver
P. Morton, Benjamin 11 Bristow, Roscoe
Conkiing and John P. Hartranfr. and
was declared president of tho United
States on March 2 by a commission
composed ol five Senators, live Repre?
sentatives and live judgesof the Supreme
Court. This commission, which lasted
twenty-four days, in every case of con?
tested States vot' d eight to seven in
favor of Hayes. He i in in oi lately passed
out of public life after his torm had ex?
Ho was thoroughly domestij in his
tastes, and spent his last days at his
home in Fremont. Ohio. He was a com?
mander of tbo military order of the
Loyal Lc ion. president f tho National
Prison Reform Association, and a trus?
tee of tho Peabody fund. Mr. Hayes
was an omnivorous reader, and the
po.-seseor of a valuable library. He was
accounted very weolthy, and the owner
of a Jiainilticent farm, in which, after
his retirement from public life, bo took
Five Persona Injured.
Evanuviu.k, Ind., Jan. 18.?Whllo
running to a Ore last night tho book
and ladder truck was overturned and an
engine and street car collided, injuring
live Bremen, two of them fatally. Jacob
Beck, whose back was broken, will dlo.
John Walsh, skull fractured; will also
dlo Joe Myer's hip was broken. Oeorgo
Schmitt bad a leg broken, William
Biscbraan was caught, beneath tho engino
and wascrusht d. He also received severo
intomal inj lrlus. His recovery is doubt?
A tftoamer Colni; to Pleeea.
MKMPBIS, Jan. 18.?Tho stoamer
Ciuidini/ Star, of tho Cincinnati, Mem?
phis an! New Orleans lino, aground at
; Harris Landlne, u few miles from
I Madrid, Mo., will prove a total loss.
Tho ice has krocked a whole ton feet
I long and four feet, wide in her hull and
j hhc is rapidly going to places. The orew
1 deserted ht r yesterday. Tho boat U
' valued at 88?,C?O; cargo at 850,000.
hc?nokr, v,v, jan. ts, i?r?;t.
MR. H. C. WHITE RASrTBIS dat BET
EHEI) HIS CONNECTION as LUCALptD.
SCRIPTION AGENT FUR TUR KOAJ1
OKK TIMKS. prom'.NOW ON All. LO?
CAL SUBSCRIPTION ACCOUNTS NOW
DUB, OR WHICH may BECOME BBK,
WILL BE PAYABLE ONLY TOJMR. F. M.
DU RANT, MR. WHITE'S SUCCESSOR,
OR AT THE BUSINESS OFFICE OF" THE
ALL PERSONS OWING BACK 8CB
rX'UTPTlON ACCOUNTS TO H. C WHITE
ARE REQUESTED TO SETTLE Til EM AT
ONCE, TO FACILITATE TUE CLOSIN?
OF HIS CONTRACT.
THE KOANOKE TIMES PUB. co.,
H. j. BROWNE,. PRESIDENT.
BLA/.INU TRAIN of DEATH.
Forty-ulna Men Perish In Slve Cur? or Are
Killed in.Jumplug l'rmn Them.
St. Pbtbbsbubg, Jan. 18.?A most po
cullar and fatal railway aecidont oo
Burred to-day on tho lino between Sla
tousk and Samara. A train, composed
of several cars, lillel with recruits, was
running from Slatousk to Samara, when
flames burst from the foremost car.
Tho train was going at full speed and
tho tonguc-s of ftro swept backward, and
in a (ew miau tea all tho cars were blaz?
ing. Tho engineer, for some unaccounta?
ble reason, did not stop tho train until
he had run a considerable distance.
In tho meantime there was a scene of
indescribable confusion in tho ears.
The recruits, or at least as many of
them as could do so, leaped from tho
windows and doors. Somo of them
landed uninjured in tho heavy snow?
banks, while others who landed in She
cleared track were killed.
Those who were unable to get out of
the cars wero burned to death, for the
train was entirely consumed. Some of
tho men wero terribly burned before
they jumped. Forty-nine wero killed
and twenty terribly burnod and othor
Governor Curr lnibURiiriited.
Balkiou, N. C, Jan. IS.?Gov. Elias
Carr and tho other recently elected
State ofllcors wero sworn in to day by I
Chief .lustico Shepherd. Notwithstand?
ing tho inclemency of the weather a
great crown attended tho ceremonies.
Many distinguished men and many ia
dios were present The inaugural ad?
dress was conservative in tone. Tho
governor advocatos the repeal of tho 10
per cent, tax on State bank notes, ad?
verts to tho agricultural character of
tho population of the State and urges
legislation friendly to tho farming in?
terest and economy in tho administra?
tion of Stato alf&irs. The address givc3
Eight Perlons Killed.
Providence, R. I., Jan. is.?A dread
ful accidont occurrod at tho crossing
near Lonsdalo, on tho Providenco and
Worcostor railroad, at 1:30 o'clock this
morning. A sleighing party from
Pawtuckot returning from a dance and
Bupper at Woonsoclcet, was struck by
tho locomotive of a freight train. Eight
persons wero instantly killed and eight
injjrod Of tho injured it is feared that
several will die.
Injured In a Railroad Wreck.
Chattanooga, Tonn., Jan. IS.?A tail
end collision occurrod on tho Alabama
tlreat Southorn, eightoon miles south of
here, about four o'clock this morning
between a pay train and freight No.
117 both south bound. It is said the
pay train had about ?3,000 on board.
Engineer Pat O'Brien had a loj? broken.
Tho fireman is probably fatally injurod.
It is reported that ten cars, including
the pay car, wero badly wrecked.
A Negro Lynched.
BlBMlNQUAH, Ala., Jan. 18.?In Pick
ens county, Ala., Mary Davis, a whito
girl aged 13, gavo birth to a negro child,
confessing that David Williams, col
orod. was its father. Williams was cap?
tured by olllcors, and vvhilo on routo to
tho Carrollton jail last night a mob
ovorpoworod tho ofuenrs, bangod tho
negro to a troo and riddled his body
Allen .V Glitter to Resume.
Richmond, Va., Jan. is.?Allen <fe
(lintor have transferred tho 1,300 em?
ployes In their factory, which was
burned yesterday, to tho other branch |
of the American Tohicco Company |
The factory will be robuilt Immediately
and tho work rosumod in other quarters
as soon as buildings can be secured.
No Choice Yet In Washington.
Olympia, Wash., Jan. 18.?Tho legis?
lature in joint session took live unsuc?
cessful ballots for Unitod States Sena?
tor, and then adjourned out of respect
for tho momory of ex-President H ?yos.
Tho last ballot resulted: Allen, (Rep.)
48; Turner, (Rop.) 27; Griggs, (Dom.)
27; Teats, (fop.) 0.
No Choice In Nebraska.
Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 18.?Tho tlrst
ballot of tho legislature in joint session
at noon to day for United Statos Sena?
tor resulted as follows: Paddock. 32.
Powers, 27; Majors, 7; McKeigban, 6;
Royd, 4; Kdger-ion, r>; Thomson, 4. Forty
six votes wero scattered among twenty*
twocandldaf.'s. Necossary to a choico till.
The Mississippi Fror.su Solidly.
St. Louis, Jan. lS.-r-Teams and
wagons are now crossing tho Mississippi
? tlver on an ico bridge. The ice is so
thick it will Mipp'jrt a team and wagon
of several tons in weight. This is tho
llrst time in BOVOral years that toams
could cross the river ?^n ico.
A Newspaper .Man l'.xpulled From France.
PARIS, Jan. is ?S/.olitely, tho Aus?
trian newspaper correspondent whose
expulsion trom Fr*r.o > was ordered by
the novernme.it, w..s ettoorted to tuu
frontier by two policemen to dav. Ar
1 riving thore, he was told that he must
I never roturn to France again.
IICE THREE CENTS
MANY SNOWSTORMS RAGING.
Unusual Weather Prevailing in
Not For ThrrfT Tears Has AtTattta EX?
perieneed S\-i<rt? Weather?Tfto Deep
Snow Impedes Travel?Liberal Sub*
script Ions For the I'unr-Snow and
Sleet Make Things Uncomfortable In
Georgia? A Sll^h? Snow in Ravaoke^
Atlanta, Ua., Jan. V3-.?Not In thirty
years and more has Atlanta known a
day liko this. The ciby woko tiis
morning to find fwo inchae of snow on
the ground and- snow still falling,
rapidly. Hy 10 c'olook it was so heavy
that all electric car linos wero com*
polled to suspend operations. Shortly
afterward the other- linos stopped and'
the holiday spirit seemed to-seize the
entire city. Business was practically
suspended. Everybody indulged In
snowballing, and everybody who could
improvise a sleigh o?^ any kind took a
hand in the sport so unusual here. The
figures of tho "oldest ?inhabitant'1 show
that not einco 1s55 has Atlanta known
such a snow storm. Ii still continues.
This morning, roalizing that the un?
usual weaiher means suffering to many
of Atlanta poor. President Ji Q.
Oglesby, oc she Commercial Club, Issued
a call for cr.iitiv.ons' meeting at noon to
take action. Tho chamber of commerce
was crowded and in a fow minutes up
warded of S?.OtO was subscribed in
money and many contributions of coal,
wood, clothing, etc., were made. Steps
woroat onoo taken to relievo alloasosof
suiToring. Railway schodulos aro out
on almost all tho lines.
unusual WK.vrilKK in columbus, oa.
Columbus, Oa., Jan. is,?Columbus
had a big surprise this morning. Up to
midnight last night tho weather was
crisp, but a little cloudy, indicating
rains, but oarly risers to-di>y found the
ground covered with snow several
iuches deep and sleet falling that con?
tinued during the day umll late Into
tho aftornoou, when it was convortod
Into rain. TlIs is noted as tho most re?
markable woather in the history of tho
To-night everything is very uncom?
fortable. Snow is now melting from
tho roofs and sidewalks under tho rain
and forms slush ovor ankle deep, mak?
ing locomotion very difficult, it is not
very cold to-night the wind being from
tho southwest, but should it shift during
tho night to the north and freezo the
streots will be a mass of ice. There is
great Buffering among tho poor. The
eold weather has been continuous in
this city sinco tho day before Christmas.
UAttDKST STOil.M IN- augusta's IU3TOKY.
Augusta, Ga., Jan. 18.?Tho third,
snow in three weeks and probably tho
hardest in the history of Augusta, has
been falling sinco eight o'clock. Thore
aro no signs of abatement yet.
BNOWUALLUte. in charleston.
Charleston, S, C, Jan. 18.?Snow
began falling here at ton o'clock this
morning, and continued steadily three
hours. Tho ground is covered to a
dopt of an inch and a half. Tho streots.
aro full of snowballers. Nothing liko it
has been kuown in Charleston for forty
ooon si.KieuiKu in Alabama?
Birmingham, Ala,, Jan. 18-.?Snow
covers tho ground here to a dopth of
five and one-half inches, tho heavtost
fall sinco 18-80. Sleigh bells are jing?
ling all over Alabama to-day. The tem?
perature is mild.
deep snow in tennessee.
nashville, Tonn., Jan. IS ?The
heaviest snow of tho season foU in Mid?
dle Tennessee last night. This city Is
coverod with six inches of it, and there
is much suffering among the poor.
a buzzard in memphis,
memphis, Tonn., Jan. 18 ?A blizjard
accompanied by a blinding snow struck
Memphis last evening. At 11 o'clock
to-day the snow was eleven Inches deep
on a level, and In drlftsof two and three
feet deep. Street cars aro blockaded
and traffic is suspended. Telegraph
companies are suffering from a general
demoralization oi wires, and all trains
aro from one to eight hours bohind
THE WKATUK.lt in boanokk.
During tho past twenty-four hourst
Uoanoke has been treated to almost
every kind of wintor weather. Tho ex?
treme eold of the past tew days gave
way. off and on, to a mueh milder at?
mosphere, succeeded by light falls of
snow the greater pare of yesterday,
which Impeded locomotion at one time
and accelerated It at another. Tho thin
coating of snow on tho glassy sidewalks
made a very seductive toboggan slide
for the unwary, and it was no uncommon
thing for citizens to repeatedly salute
their mother earth. Tho small boy was
in his element, wbilo his father was de?
cidedly not. The indications today all
point to a renowal of yesterdey'a
weather, aR there is snow in the air.
In speaking to a Tim Ks reporter an
old resident of tiie city said that ho had
uied us much coaI since Dt comber 22nd
up to the present date, as he had in any
ouo winter sinco ho had made his homo
in Roanoke. This Is good for tho ooal
dealers if not for the citizons.
The Strike About Ended.
Berlin, Jan. 18.?The strike of tho
miners in the Saar district has appa?
rently come to a oloso. All minors In
Saarbruok and vicinity ar-^ at work and
the protost moet.ngs hive been aban?
doned. Quiet prevails throughout tho
I Per* cast for Virginia and North Caro*
I Una: Snow, northeasterly winds; high
I on the coast.