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fr TAMMANY'S GENEROSITY.
ADVERSE TO COMMANDER FOLK ES
Divides $10, COO Between Culm and New
. York Poor.
1 New York, Nov. 20.?The Tammany
Hall executive committee yesterday ap?
propriated $10,000 of the surplus loft to
the organi/.ution after paying nil cam?
_ Of this amount $20,000 was given to
the Cuban junta, for the sick ant' suffer?
ing insurgent Cubans, and tho other
$20.000 will bo distributed among the
poor of Now York city through the or?
The scheme had" all been arranged in
advance of tho meeting of the executive
committee. Tho Cuban junta bad been
notified to have represent atives there to
receive tho money, and Richard Croker
was present to make the motions for the
appropriations. Mr. oroker, afterward,
made a speech felicitating his lieutenants
for their work for the ticket at tho recent
Look at cur 25 cent books. Gravatt's
Fuir, ,J) Salem avenue.
Report of Investigating Committee Will
Probably Condemn Hire.
Richmond, Nov. 20.?Tho report to be
made by the Sons of Veterans' commit?
tee, whose investigation of the history
scandal was concluded early yesterday
morning, has been practically agreed
upon. It is understood that the report
will ho adverse to Commuuder Minitreo
Eolkes, of Leo Camp of Sons of Veterans,
who is also a member of the Grand
Camp's history committee. Just how far
its recommendations will go cannot bo
The point hns been raised that Mr.
Folkes was not a member of tho history
committee at tho time that he took part
iu defeating tbe Mahood resolutions
anathematizing Hon. John E. Massey,
superintendent of public instruction.
Tho resolutions calling for the inquiry
uro broad enough, though, to reach any
member of the Grand Camp.
Norfolk shell oysters, not opened, 2
cents each, ut CATOGNl'S.
I CONDITION Gr THE NATIONAL EXCHANGE BANK OF ROANOKE, 3
October 5,1897. !
? Loans ami discounts.$3-11,215.49
; Overchecks. ?
United States bonds (to secure circulation) and premium.. 25,197.50
Real estate, furniture, fixtures, &c. 18,910.28
I ' Redemption fund with United States Treasurer. 1,125.00
Cash uud exchange (gold coin $20,000). 188,295.78
'?'"^ .. $519,603.48 I
I l.?ubillfk*. ?
? . Capital, sin plus and profits.$122.104.0(5 V
I National hank notes outstanding. 22,500,00 S
? Deposits'individual, $355,2S4.3S; banks, $19,804.14). 375,088.52 4
? - ?
* $510,093 43 $
Frsparhig for Thanksgiving
makes busy times in the kitchen,but you
can save yourself much trouble by order?
ing your Ile.inz Mtuce Meat or Atmore's
Plum Pudding from us. We have all the
delicacies, relishes, sauces, canned goods,
fancy cakes and crackers that will make
your Thanksgiving dinner a success.
Nuts, raisins, cheese or fruits to cap the
feast with. _
SANDY P. FIGGAT & CO.,
116 Salem avenue.
WILL SOON BE HERE.
Then yon will need a cheerful (ire
glowing in the stove or range to prepare
the THANKSGIVING TURKEY.
To insure the best, order the helled
W. K. ANDREWS & GO.
to furnish your coal and woo*1, and you
will have no trouble in beating or cook
9-room residence, Church avenue, near
park street, lot 50x100 feet, corner lot,
all modern conveniences; $8,500, $100 or
$?501; cash, balar.ee $800 per year. Will
rent for $300 per year. A very desirable
One of the finest and most desirable
houses on Campbell avenue, very large
grounds, lot 76x800 feet, splendid 9-room
house, beautiful cabinet mantles, $1,500,
$700 cash, balance easy.
9-room brick resideuce, Campbell ave?
nue, lot 50x130 feet, $1,1)00, $100 cash,
$20 per month. A bargain.
Onu of the . best residences on Terry
Hill, 11 rooms, corner lot, beautiful
shade, sever a. handsome cabinet mantle-',
lovely viewfonce sold for $9.000. Wei
now olTer at $3 000, $350 cash, $25 or $30
per month DonM Hil to see it.
Large pressed brick resilience. Church
avenue, 11 ,*ooms, strictly modern; $i,
050. Cos: $5,000 to build, to say nothing
of the lot.
8-rooin house, Tuzewell avenue s. e.,
$000, $75 cash, $12 per month.
That 5s what we are doing when we re?
mind you of the proverbial "rainy day."
This is the bast season of the year to buy
a house. If you don't want to owu it
we will rent, it for you. If you want to
buy a house you won't have to pay all
4-room cottage, Rorer avenue, large
lot, shade, sad only $525, $50 cash, $10
A beautiful new 4-room cottage, Dale
avenue s. e , $500 cash.)
Nice (i-room residence, Dale avenue,
near school building, only $750. $50 cash
$10 per month. Very conveniently lo?
Special bargains in three residences,
Wes< Ell I.
Lots, West End boulevard, 50x150. $250
I1 Iraole lots, well located, Belmont,
only $100 each, $i per month.
Lots. Northwest, convenient to round?
house, from $100 to $15d each, only $5
? Now. remember, if the above properties
are not what von want we can he found
at our office all day and tttit.il 10 o'clock
at. night und if you will call and tell us
just what von want we will get it for
you, or will exchange your property for
others to suit your business.
ELLIS BROS., 101 Ma Street.
101 JEFFERSON STREET.
Wo observe with pleasure the renewal
of activity in the social world us the sea?
son advances. At this rate Christmas
will lind our temperature about normal
ami tue pulse of out pleasure-seeker
heating at the areraue rate. And why
should It not be? Times are certainly
better, as the saying is. Confidence is
very generally restored and relaxation
froui the strain of tbo past few seasons
of untoward anxiety and foreboding
should be a most natural sequeuee. If
the last week's events mean anything
further than the breaking ot the ice
around tbo edges of the pool, and wo
think they do, we may look for an early
plunge iuto the whirl. Some are al?
* ? *
The german at the dancing school
rooms on Ca npbell avonue on Wednes?
day evening was a very pleasant little
break in tho monotony of do noth'uulsm
of the last few weeks. Tho lloor Is prob?
ably the best in Hoanoke nnd the music
ns made by the Italian-Irish string band
was not at all bad. Bandy Figgatt. led.
Those presont were: Miss Crawford with
Mr. Mason Jameson; Miss Morton Camp?
bell with Mr. ?enison; Miss Belle Kilby
with Mr. Lawrence Davis; Miss Allen, of
Buchanan, with Mr. Wood: Miss Borer
with Mr. Davant; Miss Blanche Borer
with Mr. Heid; Miss Davant with Mr.
Freeman; Miss Jesse Hippey with Mr.
Fred Hippey: Miss Wlngfteld with Mr.
Alien, of Buchanan; Miss Dunlap with
Mr. Wingfleld; Miss Bentley with Mr.
Stevens: Miss Alice Campbell with Mr.
Hawkins; Miss Marshall with Mr. Dee;
Miss Mary Hogers \\ it h Mr. Wm. Hip?
pey: Miss Jennie Bogers with Mr. Nich?
ols; Miss Figgatt with Mr. Figgatt C Miss
Carper, of Hocky Mount, with Mr Fish
burn. Stags: Messrs. Themas, Tinsley,
W. Williams, C. Williams, Wellford,
Leigh, Van Lear. Fitzgerald.
I We were justly proud of our Choral
Society last spring when it'gave such a
creditable entertainment at tho Academy,
bat we do net know exactly how to ex?
press the popular appreciation cf tho
society's latest effort on Thursday even?
ing. By recourse to Mr. Unabridged
Webster applicable adjectives might bo
I found for each individual taking part,
but such is not our custom. However,
from Miss McGuckln to Mr. Buddo,
the accompanist, the entertainment was
tasteful and Interesting. MlssMcGucktn
and Mr. Glnunini will ever Teceivo a !
hearty welcome in Boanoko. We all
know Mr. Davis. Furthermore, the
management is to be commended for giv?
ing the public the benefit of reasonable
prices of admission. That Its. judgment
was sound was shown by the large audi?
ence present There have been many np
plications for membership In the (moral
Society, but its roll Bl it stootl on Thurs?
day is as full >ws: Soprani, Mrs. D. H.
Mat son, Mrs. W. A. Lyons, Mrs. M. K.
Yeatman, Mrs. Thompson, Mrs. Kobert
Johnston, Mrs. H. E. Jones, Mrs. Slaugh
son, Mrs. Henry Washington, Mrs. Ella
Becligson, Miss .Walthall, r/.Miss Pearls,
Miss Pent son,'Miss Morgan and Miss
Hi Henry; nit i, Mrs Frederick Auns
paugb, Mrs. Samuel Klnnter, Miss
Gehrett, Miss Cottingham, Miss .Kin/.ey,
Miss Way and Miss Strino; tenori,
Messrs. Best on, Ro. M. Kent, A. B.
Lacy, Godwyn Figgatt and George ,?uu
kin: bassi, Dr. Downs, John P. Snvder,
W. A. Lyons, Felsburg Grillith, W. C.
Macdowell and Dugdale.
Mrs. Sarah Allen entertained JJw'th ,a
delightful tea on Thursday afternoon.
The rooms of her home on South Jeffer?
son street wore very prettily decorated
with crysanthemums, tho 'effect In the
dining room belng~yellow set ofT with
yellow ribbon and candles. 'Mrs. Allen
was assis'el by Miss * Belle Kilby, Miss
Stras, Miss Fulton, of .Virginia College,
ami Miss Terry. '. Miss Palmer, Miss
McClanahan and the Misses Rorer pre?
sided at the tea table, and Miss McClan?
ahan. with Mrs. Kelso, of Baltimore, re?
ceived with Mrs. A I1 en.
Mrs. Francis Hill also entertained with
a tea at her home on "Ninth avenue s. w.
on Friday evening. The dining room
was in red, with few llowers aside from
violets and maiden's hair ferns. Mrs.
Herbert Lafferty, Miss Mary Hill and
Mrs. Charles Hill received with Mrs. Hill.
Mrs Thomas Goodwin, Mrs. Wellford,
Miss Terry, Miss.Dorney. Miss Palmer
and Miss Davis assisted at the tea table.
Thejnoslc was furnished by Devon's ei?
chest i a.
The Misses Polio will entertain a few
of their friends on Thanksgiving night.
Section V of the Phi. Gamma Delta
Fraternity will bold its annual conven?
tion lu Salem November 211, 24 antl 35
under the auspices of tho Beta Dentturon
chapter of Roanoke College. Delegates
will bo present from the University of
Tennessee, University of North Carolina,
JoLns Hopkins, Richmond College,
Washington and Lee, and the University
of Virginia. Tills sectiou comprises
Virginia, Maryland and Tennessee". Dan
dridge Spottswood Is chief. Features of
the Fraternity's entertainment will be a
germ ad at Hotel Roanoke on Wednesday
night and a banquet at thf. *ame place on
The Cotillion CttSb has decided" to hold
its Thanksgiving german at Hoti>'. Rcan
oke ou Friday night at the coming week
It Is with deep regret that the musteat1
people of Roanoke and many ot hers lenrn
that Mr. Walker Buddo will in the next/
few days remove to Lynch ourg to make
his homo. Mr. Buddo is a musician who
has made himself popular here both by
his very evident talent and his readinesn
to respond to all requests made uoon
A bachelor organization has recently
been effected in Southwest Roanoke to
take unto Itself and maintain for its *use
and habitation a dwelling, which will
probably be known as "Saints' Rest."
%Ask for DB. MO'CT'S
? 1ST Send for circular. l?r
1JJX. MOTT'8 CHE.1Y
For sale hy OHAS. D. /
"IT IS IGNORANC
It will commence operations about De?
For my information anil for that of
several of my friends, will yon state
wbethei a black tio is out of pla^-o with a
The November fashion plates show the
white tie as beim: the proper thing to ^'hi>
worn with evening dress, except with
tuxedo, with which either will ba cor?
rect. The st> lisb tie is not made up and
is n tri Ho wider this season on account of
the increased bei?ht of collars worn,
with which a very narrow tie does not
look so well. A man in New York wear?
ing a white llgured tie with evening dress
was pointed out as being .'well rrressed,
but a plain tio will look the best.
"Waggles."?As stated above the Co?
tillion Club will hold its german on the
Friday following Tbanksuiving Day.
Are you related to "Weary Waggles?"
? ^ ?
Please let me know In your column
your ideas about "stealing out" in tha
It is easy to seo that stealing out is apt
to cause confusion aud embarrass the
leader, and is therefore a bad practice.
It is, however, indulged in to a great ex?
tent because it is both "naughty and
nice." If you have ever tried to lead
german you will know what stealing out
means. You ha ire not asked us for a rem?
edy, but we will say that there are times
when the leader should stop the music
and th? german until those stealing out
have taken their seats. It is not so bad
In'a small aerrano, but when the floor is
nil crowded it takes away half tho pleas?
ure of dancing, and should be immedi?
ately stopped. The worst of it is that
tho popular must buffer with tho unpop?
We have been fold that wo should not
remain at a tserman or like entertainment
where there are no chaperons. Will you
give us your opinion??"Anxious."
We are glad you ask this. How do you
relish the idea of being told that you can?
not be trusted to conduct yourself prop
Bi,v when not watched? S'ou would in
nil Orobau.Nty wound the feelings of yo'Jr
host if you should h-ave tb? place of en?
tertainment ou this Reco tint. As it. is
the custom of chaperons to bo present
you may be sure that if the hosts i,are til
to be In your company at all they aro'not
responsible for their absence. Chaperons
are at all times welcome In gatherings of
young people bath becausi of the pleas?
ure of their company, for which they
should be chosen, and becauso [they lend
dignity to tho occasion. That their pres?
ence is necessary to render such ocensions
safe for you and therefore to bo takeu as
just cause for your leaving is utterly ab?
surd and is becoming to ba thus recog?
nized more every day. Why not t tke a
cliaperon with you when you desire?
Sho would bo of much more practical
value. We must, however, remain with?
in the limits of cusioa:, but do uot stiffen
your little neck, Miss lJrude, anil make
yourself unpopular by smelling mice
wdien there are none. If you are old
euoiigh to leave mamma you should know
yourself when your dress is wrong or be
able, to reason out other little things us?
ually left to the ehape-on to discover or
United States National to be Merged Into
New " York. Nov. 20.?Arrangements
have practically been ^concluded for the
consolidation of the United States Na?
tional Hank, of this city, with tho West?
ern Nntioual Hank. Tho exact terms of
the consolidation 'have not been ascer?
tained, but the United States National
Hank will go into voluntary liquidation,
and the Western National Hank will ab?
sorb as much of its business, deposits,
loans, etc., as can be transferred. The
transfer wdll no doubt take place imme?
diately, and bo concluded as quickly as
The Western National Hank wa.-t entah
.lisbed in 1S77 with Daniel Manning,
Cleveland's first Secretary of the Treas?
ury, as president. John E. Searlea, sec?
retary of the American Sugar Refining
Company, is its president. If has a cap?
ital of ijs 10".1100, and its deposits are
The United States National Hank was
organized in 1SS1. Its president is Dr.
J. II. Parker. Its average deposits last
week were $7,740,000.
Vv*EvLKR DENIES HACK TALK.
Madrid, Nov. 20.?The captain general
of Galicla has telegruphed"(to the govern?
ment hero saying that an interview which
he had yesterday with General Weyler.
the former captain general .of Cuba, tho
lattei completely exculpated, hjrmjelg ?1
tue statements attributed to him Ujjotl
the oCr^SlO" 9f his leaving' Havana, jlnd
affirmed.his devotion aud adhesion io the
STRICTLY UP-TO-DATE. "?
Ronner's Restaurant, the leading res?
taurant of the city, needs no recommen?
dation, as everything served is first-class
in every respect. The oysters you see
there are the finest ever brought to Roa
noke. You can get them served in every
conceivable manner. Tho lunch counter
run in connection with the restaurant, is
certainly up-to-date. Visit this place
and get something good to eat. You go
once and you will go the second time.
AN OPPOHTUNTY YOU NOW KAVK
of testing the curative effects of Ely's
Cream Bairn, the r..o*t positive cure for
catarrh kuowo. Ask your druggist for
a 10 cent trhtf1 size or sind 10 cents, we
will mail 't. Full size fiO cents.
ELY BROS.,50 Warren St, N. Y. City.
My son was afflicted with catarrh. I
induced hint to try Ely's Cream Ralm
Iand the disagreeable catarrhal smell all
left him. Ho appears as well as any one.
T. C. Olinstead, Areola. III.
A scholarship in the National Business
[College of Koanoke. Apply at the
V imes office.
^Maccaroons, lady fingers, kisses,
earn pull's, pouud cake, fiuit cake, at
Srct9*4g2? Tho only uafo, eure ane
y reliable Female PILI,
over offered to Ladies,
ed to married Ludies.
rZUOYAIi PIIiIi? and take no ottaor.
feel 91.00 per box? <* nox.cn tor *&.<)C.
UQJ-AJL. CO, - Clovolnud, Ohio.
V COMMRHt'lC HTRKET
HJ>S\, iu?*noki\ va
about taking mcKlcines internally when
they expect shortly to become mothers.
We'll may they hesitate. ? Think of the
danger of swallowing drugs when in
that condition !
is the only safe preparation in the world
for expectant mothers. It is not to be
taken internally, but applied externally.
The effects of its use are really wonder?
ful. It softens the muscles and allows
them to expand without discomfort?
prevents morning sickness and headache
?stops all danger of rising breast?puts
the whole system in perfect condition for
the ordeal?and makes the birth of baby
an occasion shorn of all dread. Its con?
stant use during most of the period of
pregnancy insures safety to both mother
It is not an experiment. In thousands
of homes it is a household word. Not
to use it is the greatest mistake of a
married woman's life. Sold at drug
stores lor $1.00 a bottle. Send for an
illustrated book about it.
The BRADFIELD REGULATOR CO.
ATLANTA, GA., Proprietors. <**
HYPNOTISED MA N'"SLEEFING TWO DAYS ANT\> NlO^rS IN A SHOW
WINDOW WITHOUT FOOD D*t WATER.
Hypnotism in tin unknown science to
most of us, yet it is taught in all of tho
leadin? colleges of this couutiy under
the head of Psychology, foremost among
them being Harvard, Yale, Princeton,
University of Virginia and the Johns Hop?
kins University of Baltimore. Die New
York Post Graduate Hospital has a spe?
cial room set 'aside for the practice of
hypnotic suggestion, Called the "sleep
room.'",. Washington, ?. C. has a club
composed of the leading people of the
Capital City, organized for the purpose
of studying and advancing tho science of
hy pnot ism. No physician's or dentist's ed?
ucation is conslderetl complete to-day un?
less he understands hypnotism thor?
oughly. With its assistance thov are en?
abled to perform the most difficult sur?i
cti' operations without the slightest of
pain to the patient, and without causing
any bail after-effect, such as is caused by
chlorotorm or other anaesthetics.
To-morrow night we are to have our
(list opportunity of seeing the much her?
ald .-d "Lees," who are, if press notices
can be relied upon, tho foremost practi?
tioners of the Boienco in this country.
The Lees' entertainment is entirely differ?
ent from tlio ordinary bypnot'c exhibi?
tion. Monday night during their per?
formance they will put a man in a hyp?
notic sleep, from which lie will notnwukej
for two days and nights. After the por-j
formance tho sleeping man will bo taker!
to the store of Johnson and .Johnson's
and placed in the show window. Here
he will remain without food or water and
watt bed by a committee of citizens until
1 Weduesday night. , ,
WILLIAM J, BRYAN'S VIEWS, \ *?B
Delivered to a Large and Enthusi?
St. Louis, NoV, 60.?William J. Bryan
spoke to 0,000 persons Ht Exposition
Music Hall last night about the free coin
goge of silver and the political events
that have, occurred since the last Presi?
dential election. '1 ho bnl1 was jammed
to suffocation and mauy persons were
Mr. Bryan conferred with George P.
Keeney, president of the National Asso?
ciation of Silver Clubs. The conference
was to discuss methods of rentiert n* as
effective1 .:s possible the oamplgn for free
coinage between now anil the next Dem?
ocratic ntioii.il convention.
After the gathering at Music Hall htttl
dispersed, Mr. Bryan was tho guest ol
honor at the .lofferson Club quarters,
where a number of prominent Missouri
In his speech at uitfhtMr. Bryan culled
attention to the elect ions held this moot h,
and said they indicated tho swing of the
pedulum toward tho causa of tho Demo?
cratic party as enunciated in*the Chicago
He discussed the greenback question
and reiterate 1 tho arguments he has hith?
erto made on tho various phases of the
financial problem, declaring that the Re?
publican policy of delay Is proof of the
party's insinceilty in Its'promises of bi?
JUDGE WRIGHT APPOINTED.
Richmond, Nov. 20;- Judge T. B. R.
Wright, of Kssex county, has been ap
polnted on the committee,to investigate
the charges that certain members of the
Grand Camp Confederate Veterans' his?
tory committee "'ere In the employ of ttlU
American Bunk Company. Judge Wright
takes the place of Colonel Fitzgerald, of
Farmvllle, who declined to servo.
Bicycle given away free*. Goods cheaper
than ever. (Iravatt < Pair, 0 Salem ave
Tbe interne itching and smarting inci?
dent to these diseases is instantly allayed
by* "diplylofc Chamberlain's Eye and Skin
Ointntf&ti Many very bad cases have
been permS'laW* ture'1- bJ* it. It Is
equally efficient f?f Kchlh? ,nUe3 and *
favorite remedy tor sore nipple*, chappy
hands, chilblains, frost bites and chronic
sore eyes. 25 cts. per box. For sale hv
IL C. Barnes, "He puts tin prescription.''
gibe Ballett ev Davis bargain has been
soltl. We B'ill have a bargain in two
other uprights. We uiso have some new
uprights for rent, and, should you after
si.* months wish to purchase, will apply
rent paid to purohase. J. E. Rogers &
Co., ll South Jefferson stroot.
WE 00\'T JUGGLE
with th* quality of out coal. In what
ev-r grade yon select you will find in on ;
yards nothing but good honest coal. W
don't sHJ you half ii ten of coal and haf
a ton of di.-t and sli.tv There's a do*:
lar's wbrth of fire In every dollar s wor'
of coal we sell yon. +?
NELMS COAL CO.,
Olhce 104 Jefferson street,