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CADKMV OF MUSIC. A Next Attraction, MONDAY, .IAN. 23, POWER OF THE PRESS. THE THERMOMETER At tho Prescription Drug Store of H.C. BARNES, 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 COMFANY. 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. I'AIITIKH SKKVKO. 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. M 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 AMCSKMKNT8. 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? certed numbers. 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 manner. 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. Established 1823. FACTORY PRICES, EASY PAYMENTS, ?0BB1E IIIUSIC Co., SOLE DEALERS, 157 SALEM AVE. 1 9 ly ROAN 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 was passing. 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 tornally. Mr. Christian was removed to his home in a wagon of tho Dixie Steam laundry, and Drs. Bucknor, Kolnor and Gale summoned. 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 Position. 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 homo._ 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 noy3. OKE, VA., THUKSDA1 WnH?VIIXE WHISPERINGS. 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? tively 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. Wadloy. 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 visit friends. 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 elections. 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. OKE 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 Career. 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 Carbon Company. 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 died. 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? pired. 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 groat interest. 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? ful. _ 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. 1% 1893, PI NOTICE. 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 TIMES. 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 wise injured. 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 great satisfaction. 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 with bullots. 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 the South. 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^ Sltiriim l-'.lsewhcre. 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 oldest inhabitant 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 years. 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 I time. 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 mining rei/lon. The Weather, I Per* cast for Virginia and North Caro* I Una: Snow, northeasterly winds; high I on the coast.