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THE FARMVILLE HERALD.
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v<>!.. i\. PARMVILLE VA.. FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 181)9. \<>. ia
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.prk (C. J. Whitehead.
i'itv Treasurer John A *
roiuiiilMluuarol HOVODIM 1 1 . H
I H. Miller,
Chief of Police .1. Wi
Prince Edward County Dihe.toky.
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Hon (leo. .1. Hundley, Judget'treoll 'onrt.
Hon J. M. (tail**. In.lg." I un! COW
Hun. \. li SVi.lklii-.t'i>itiiiii>iisv?*ullti
I tiit.k-toti. Clerk t it.iilt amt om.ls
.. hm-liend, Depot) ' lark tiri* ll and
a. M. Hinton. J- M. ?*?????'???
ss- ll. Hubbard, A. A. Haaklni '? S\.
ominlaalonei of Keven*
SS . ll. hos in** .
I. il Dickinson, Sherill.
H. J. Hurst**, .ir., DeputyHherln.
Thoma* J. Garden, Huperintcndent ghooli.
A D WATKINS.
H H. MAKINS
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,?
I SKM\ It.l 1. VA.
I-Tsct.ee tn Couria of Prince Rdwtui Cum?
berland, Buckingham, Nottoway a:
Uh. iiinl I nii.'l Mtatea Court at Rlclraoiid.
lui iilttiitioit paid m caeca li bank
W HODGES MANN.
NOltOW*) i . H., Vs,
J M "UTE.
Kuruiv le, Va.
MANN A CRU'E,
Attorneys at Law.
Wiil practice In Hie snit*, aid i-Jt-iui
C P. VANDERSLICE,
ATK) KN KY AT HAW
pi-ui'tif** iii Um couria ol Pi ?
wtttii ami ibe adjoin I di eounl
om ?.??* owr H. K. Wau.'* atore, Mal HI .
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^' H. BLISS,
PA RM VI LLB, VA.
Hollclta tiuatueaa in ibla and aitjining
fon ti tl.*. . Iiartfi moderate.
;1 R. SPENCER. M. D..
I'lij/siriau ami Sargent
|ii*h"h*.?*ii of Children, Obstetric*, iver*.
Whiskey, Morphine, Opium amt haoeo
Oflloe ui Crule'i Drui xtoie, roonover
I'uulett. Sun .1 l't|-?.
ATTORN KY Al LAW,
Ricbuioiid, Ya., Farmville, Va.
Will Ix-Ht urti.**- In Kariusllle eseiylun
\yHITE A CO.,
Preeeripttona Carefully compound.
1- A KM V II.I.K. VA.
HUGHOGARA & 0.,
Hus. |.ui, hu,fil tin* entire Mock Hiidooil
RICHARDSON & O.,
And .till continue In .tock the hum indi,
Whiskeys, Wines, E).,
Handled I.s Hie funner propi letorN.I'lie
?ameeourteoue treHtment and clone en*
tlon i | by the for
prletort li atm extended the public V> re
?pectrullyiiollcit and give tha moat o?rui
Hitentit.ii to country trade.
If You Drink, Drink the Bt!
ami Hie fuiimiii-.
COOPERS OLD CON.
K. *.. PAUUCTT.
W. U. Venal.le.
Capital paid up, $50,000. Surplus WOO
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H. A. -I'iKKs, c. M. SVA1.KK
J- N| < '?' flt, I. J. I.AVIB,
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JIAVK Viii R PRINTING DIE
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M< K. PARMVILLE
50 HEAD OF WELL BRED BROKE HORSES AND MDLES
To be sold at auction to the highest and best bidder in FARMVILLE, VA.,
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1899.
This is your chance to buy cheap for CASH. They must sell regardless ol' price.
Every horse guaranteed as represented.
A. B. BOYD, Mayfield, Ky.
j GASPARD, L'lMBECILE.
By JOHN L? BRETON
All! THOSE were bappj day*when
(Jaspsrd Mention ssas u fisher
i From Hie peaceful village of
Hi/oil the ti-hing Heet sailed, '
inri, loaded ss ith the spoil of tl
which the yood Uod bad provided for
mun. Silvern, lithe ami gleaming, the
tish (Hine hilo thc boat, mils tu punt
their little lives, assas. for often the
men were lurks, am) it ssas us nindi
as lins i oulil v's- to get in the net* amt
clear them. So mans livca ended,und
yet do one gave them a thought; the
fish are the fruit of Hie lea, to be gath?
ered by the fisher*, ami they risk their
lives lu reaping thc ha:
When summer came, uml the nea, j
like the ikies, was flaunting iu royal
tints of deepest, brightest dur, ami '
the lazy wind would not lift the sails, i
lt seemed a dreamy life tn Haspurd;
the older hands wtmltl tell the young
uues tales of countries far assas which
they had seen when ihey hut) Inn;
serving in the warships, us any of the
fishermen might lu- callod upon to do.
But when winter came, and the *freat
waves threatened to swallow np thc
little fisher boats, there ssas nu leisure
for recounting stories while ai sea,
for each one hat! to strive nir'
tor the safety rf ull. and to j iras to the
saints that they mighl 1"- guided out
of troublous water*, and hone again
to dear Hi/on. Sometimes, while In
their midst, our of tbl ? I
stagger aud itaappear, iiinl the svliite
erested wases would surge tm.
where it hud lieen and gallant com?
rades would be lost forever. Ah! it
was a sorrowful life in the winter
cold and wretched, ami full of hard?
ships. Days there WCrC sshen |t ssa*
tun rough and dangerous to venture
out to sea at ell. ami then the ta
summer would I.e repeated nt the flre
ildes by the gras beards, ami those sv ba
listened would sit lound, open
mouthed, scarcely hearing Hie wind
if- it hoss led round the cottams and
carried the rain with suth force ami
?ss iftucss that a dai.lted likespenl i
against the wlmlosv s
Ihey svere u bras*- ami generous
race, the fishers ol Bison, and i o
?sas burn in en ry l.nlte of them.
through generations thej had battled
with tlie sea. grossing braser aid
hardier, and so the government prized
them, and always some of the Bison
men were assay in the ss hi
And then a day caine when Gaspard
aad to leave hoine ami kindred tu join
thc Marine depot, mil all his du
sf mermaids, und foreign lands, and
wealth. Kin! power svere mink in the
lorrow of paning from all he held
lear, lt seemed tc Mm that when he
eft Biron fie would fo bom the ???
Dto utter darkness.
At the depot he found many who,
ike himself, were lonely, and so, each
telling the other of his troubles, they
tiecarne friends, and eased their sor?
row, and turned their thought*, to the
lew life that stretched before them
iaspard ssas to Join the innrine sol
liery, am! after some months of drill
ie was sent away to the Wes! Coast of
\frha, there lo be drafted into the
Dlalmiith. one of thc -.mull flotilla ly
ng off (loree.
At that time Prance wishing fb es*
**i?. her Afi u uu d si Hum mun. ansi ichJt
' to avail bersi If dT s i for so
I doing, liatl lim el lamel, ur
i monarch of Qayor, ssho reigned user
? a large territory, the possession of
which would .-nude her lo connect St.
.1 ia! iloree,
Reenforcement! had lieen sent from
? is- volun led - ss ere enlist?
ed, and 380 ma rim I a
ly to the expedition, which sva*?
rt in tsvo parties, one from I'm
ree, ami the other from St. Lou
The Senegal column, lo which the
marines were attached and smong
tlu-iii Gaspard Meudon set ..ut for
Gaud tole on Januar] ?*'. 18*51, wh<
? ? ded t" Benon Vf'bro on the "'th.
th.* road lying by fresh and briny
.nal through marshes, bj wei
i, .sheri- slender palm trees
towt red np toward Ihe brilliant blue
nf the cloudless beavens, and c
of tiny huts li.\ ami
Prom ihe mn; ? fnun tbs
lakes rose pestilent fever-laden mists,
striking down mans a brave fellow
into bis grave; at nigh!
chilled tu die very marrow, ss hil.* iu
sj time thc blazing san Bred the
aii st. that every breath ol it n
void of benefit, and everj hour was dif?
ficult to live thrungli. Al the column
!he Darnel Macedon re
? ?!. ami on January lt the Fi
decided lo march on tfekhey, svhere
ssa- ri..' I log's palace. The Da mt
lng fur pardon, snd of
? terms, bul they were sent back
to hi ? ? rei eil.
"U hen ibe king ii ling ttl
. ? - svli.il.-s, r SSI- ,i
pani tu his comrade, I
"sshs do ss.- go i.n maia bing through
t his !? a! rv. ss hi-if sse
f our brave fi Mosss?"
"Why. nii.i., vr hast bad no lighting
set." sail! Francois: "sse should be
laughed nt if -se returned without de?
feating tlc en' my!"
"Hilt ss lat iiiui ." tan sse fain hs*
fighting than Hu* king offei
- chman ask fur'.'" returned
Francois; ami Gaspard marched un,
? .sit hi- comrade's ss.
Hut Commandant Saprade ss.
satisfied svith this bloodless inarch
upon M."Mes. aid so. on February '.
he left (lure." ssith a small Bot ills of
foin dispatch sn ip-, a cutter aiid other
small vessels, nnd the marines, cum
manded by Lieut. Vallon, of the Dial
mniri. disembarked nu the 10th oppo*
? .ilium, and man hed Immediate*
y un Sa iii in ie ri.
The village tingly held by tbe
nativea; every mud hut ssus pit
for tin- guns, .fd as tbe column ud
sanced a heass tire ssa*, poured Upon
it. Th.- lr.i.. ii commander senl .m
the natiet t, then the
Spahis from Algeria, to see lhat the
volunteers did aol run ns*, us . and then,
From esei J bul caine !lu-:
ami puns of siiioke. ss loth bf rd ly
floated assas. bul hung about a
rt il I air. und present ls concealtd the
? and tho-. to it. The
? - were mused up nearer, ard
hulf of them were led round to the
rear, just in tin ? fnun
tired up.ni th.ii - ami
then turned and fled. The marines
opened fire upon the fugitives, ami
the), realizing thal their i
cut off uk to ihe
U. be met bj thi D uck volun
I te.-r*. ami the Spi
fortunate ss re ls
rt the mai
them and wounding issn others, but
thej could not ? ?
Are directed sgainsl I hi rn, ;. od thu
fess ss bo wen
ami pros! rated I lien ??
ing for .jua
evin si.I lng B f' a
'? il tu sas-e the
remna al liam foi. but n
SJ d' au! Ol
bj t fie time the tiring .
juird ssas sick at hes I
i! bad ciune home to I
lng iii i ?
Never befcn bad hi
In the ?
- on he bad Bred
taught to do, and issn men
ai them. The Asher lad h
and in bia mil d
ces : "1 La?
ing, and a youi .? i
That das the I
cap! med s ...
women cann fri
and tried !.
g oui the
ony thal ? i
alt of the
dark forma aa i hi
i eir arni* I
their dead Om I
was i i ..io ! i ?
young warrior, turned upon Ciaspard
as he passed ami sj.a' si LTn. ut'<
ss hich, f rtiin h. r ina >
livering them, seemed to Ix
met t L' lt red.
of savage agonj i snd *
he Lung doss i ? ssith a cia
a ia I mai ?Tu d !? i. I
"Pris n te M.
shouted Sergt. C i up t
sour rifle!" I
"I shall nol
Look at that won
"What hase the black eattle lo do ?
svi'h you? Vmi luise di ne
ugh. Pich op > our ?
? svend, sod mi thi ll picked lip "
I Le rifle himself and reporti
Meudon to i be lieuti ?
jirlt was sent fur.
"Du s nu k'.ios vshnt s mi ?
naked Lieut. "? i on, ss bo ssa- a L i
mun. althtuigi. a set i
i nd who h.ul no sv
ii man who bad fi
"lieut ll is t lo pin,:-! n ? ?:. f." La.
ni the lieutenant. Ile Lad
la uss ledge of ss hut 11
a aa for such unpi
in sn enemy '*
[lent to the . '
ts ith him.
"You : ? for ;
throwing away yo
sith it, mj t
"I han- ld
ame o ?
Lieut. Val loo
"You know nothing,
nnd ia the
lim ai d iniu lo tl.
md tl snd the
ip in i ?
ll. I ..ullin I I ;
"\\ ' d the
LIEVE IN WITCHES
Bow he Zulus "Smell Out" Per
soi.< of Evil Influence.
Horrible I'ra. ?!? .? win. i, nir i.an?
il.ii nth. lal. Sr. 'rslntf lu Vip*
pr.??.? ? . . .? limns llro'rl lt.il lt)
au I >?- s\ Ubobo.
? north of tba
. hs ve
. tal flavor,
the wi les, and then? return
I .i to death
I i i mission
t for wit< raft).
We were tramping In thc southeast*
t at t
lite) loan in n ssith rmi ins of
i ah as agricultural
ai d ea rrj ing aa i
an a bri echclout.
lt thi ri \.hh to be a
for the cattl<
I Ave miles to the
agrei mani vs.th a
lags] about three
n ard found the
hundred Zulus ssere formed In
alf of wi oh waa
? ?' ? bose ssho Lad lust cattle.
Interest In learning
e '..r tLe sorcery.
ring who ni ghi be >
In tl e of the circle were a
ll svith the I ess I*
? h ce
? I, like mir corn.
I ' iffalo hide drums
ried bundles of assegais. At a
waa ? ilmalta
itter of tbe jave
I began to
ipp I their
? ! ie un
? nt In
e. mid through
; ..int ai.il wear
Hiruiigh the m.
? raking ldni
? ? 'ence
g of the
? about the circle
In the ?ppO*
Everj eye fi.l
BM time s
?- of a
' out the
rdi ra by witch
\s to i.tarr.p