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THE FARMVILLE HERALD.
HONOR FOR THE PAST, HELP FOR THE PRESENT, HOPE FOR THE FUTURE.
FARMVILLE. YA.. KIM DAV. JANUARY .J7. L899. \o. 19.
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Prince Edward County Directory.
Hun. I. M.t ? >unl Court.
Hon. V. |i SSO'i. oo oUllin.nsvetilll. -
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ss- i. Clai k,' on; Revenue.
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A 0 WATKINS. R H. WATKINS.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
. niiris nf Prince Kdward, Cuni'
im. Nottoway timi Aini
- ? oui t ni Kii'li.iid.
. ntlou |iimi i.i esses in bank?
W HODGES MANN. J M CRUTE,
.NoMiiu i. i. M., V*. Pl inns ilie, Vu.
MANN A CRUTE,
Attorneys at Law.
XVIII practice In Hie HUI* md i
?^ P. VANDERSLICE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will practice In the codrta ol Prince Kd?
ward mid the adjoin inn counties.
orcr ii. K. Wau Hain Ht,
1 H. BLISS,
PA RM VII LE, s s.
fJ R. SPENCER, M. D.,
I'liusiriun ami Surgeon.
isl 11 Ks :
il Children, Obeli
Whiskey, Morphine, Opium and 1
I Uti.e ut (taite * lu a.. ai u\t r
Paulett. smi '.
ATTORN KV AT LAW,
Richmond, Va., Farmville, Ya.
Will heat office In Parmville everj Mon
^'HITE A CO.,
HUGH O'GARA & CO.,
RICHARDSON & CO.,
I iime In -to
Whiskeys, Wines. Etc.,
Ihe finnier proprietors, Tbe
tion to I bs* Un- form.
? -in- public.
t nive the mosl can rm
? country tra I
If You Drink. Drink theB? -' '
aod tin- famous
COOPERS OLD CORN.
SN- (.. Sellable.
Capital paid up, $50,000. Surplus $30,000
H. v.. BARROW, K. M. BUsYTOR,
ll. A. STORKS, t . M. ss ALKRR,
1 a. CO t. j. DAVIS,
ral banking beslai
Imlia0"" l'r""-|l"i:<-ni.*?ai.(l Col
AT REASONABLE PRICES
AT HERALD OFFICE,
Thursday, January 26th, 1899,
ALL KINDS of the BEST
of PLATED WARE made,
TEA SETS, &c.
?a line of
I n connection wit li i Iii- -luck
(itiinl- are consigned lo lie
LIMIT or RESERVE
G. H. BLISS,
Sale to commence al
11 A. M.,
2!30 P. M.
7!30 P. M.,
laily, continuing each day
until .'ill goods are sold.
Sale al corner Main and Third
St reeta, Richardson's
Ladies especially in1- iu-A.
FOR LOVE OF HER.
Ths lOBC, lor^r .lay hail saddenrd Into night
At.U summer's t:
tl um li,
Mj besrt despairing with the ranlni
Th* troul.loil sea haT sob! ' sleep,
l?ki .-.in. -,l thiiT v.. moth
The trees boan d low as If Uh y. tuo, would
oise she was not there.
A tender cloud hld the moon's sorrowing,
Earth's sluggish pulae with longing was
1 wondered If the birds would w.ikc- and
While yet they w
The moon burst forth from out It- '
? the sky the glad stars traced her
A .lrnts.-y lily upward turned tts face.
Aid then?she came! Shceame!
-Ethel M. Kelly, In Argosy.
A Parochial Explanation
By CRAIG CORNISH
REV. ICABOD DUBELLthoughtful*
lj stroked Ins quill pen and ad*
justed bis glasses inure evenlj i
hum* and proceeded to write I
mon, in which he ssas pointing out the
i rror nf allowing merely temporal
things tO interfere with tht
If.-tiioii was s plain,
i m.in, ssho worked faithfully
at the problems of ? pariah In colonial
Virginia, sshieh ssere sirs much like
those of es t-r) parish i vers ss hei'
that lie had come Into closer touch
ssith his people than hare nan ;?
Icabod bil his pen In hope tif Inspira?
tion, but his thoughts Would turn fruin
his tl ? ? of the j "'ii ger mi n
li. whom he waa deeply Interested and
nf whom lately he had seen but little,
and lie ft.uml it difficult to
In Genesis and I tly to
Illustrate bis point. Bo he sat at his
square mahogany table absorbed in
thought iiml drew the plume of his
quill pen back and forth in a reflect!?!
way acroas his pose.
.lame.*. Hopkins .ame in through the
open door and patiently waited fur the
parson to Knish the sentence sddd he
ssas writing. Thia icabod Anally ao>
complished and became ass-are of Hun
kins, standing near.
"1 didn't hear you," he said, apolo?
"Nu matter," answered Hopkins, tnd
both men sat iiussn betide tbe lng
"Parson, I'm In trouble,** Hopkins
began, "and I want your h. ip."
"Anything I eau du," saul Icabod,
know I will.**
Hopkins hesitated. Then he took the
plunge. "It's aboul Ball] Dari I
tuppose you'll laugh at dm fur oom*
iiiui he fumbled his hat In his
hand, "bul I can't miuke her listen tu
me, and I dont knoss what to do. She
promised to marry me, ai d now Bhe
Kass that she neser will.'*
The parson waited for him tl .
bul Hopkins ste Dished
bil he had t.
"And you ssant mr to speak to
Icabod iiujiiIreiL, looking at Ins
embarrassed caller with some amuse?
"Yes," said Hopkins, "and 1 ssant you
Im her marry in-e. Von could do
lt. You know I'd be a pood husband,
and you could tnlk -about it a
plain things," he end eil, rather
Icabod ssas silent. He COnsidi
"Well. James." he answered, "I'll
Speak to Sally Have-*, fur you, 1
has many men to eboOM fruin, you
knosv that, and I'mdiul a poor pl<
stm. ru u
Hopkins looked "appreciative and of?
fered the parson a'plnch of snuff. Then
be rn*.- and the tssii men shook banda
and Hopkins went out into tin- sum?
leahod looked lifter him wit).
eomplaeeney, Bl I la tba! had
tiiin i- ii awayl He svould
straigi matters ssith Sally
Dares. The pirl waa a fool not tu keep
ii man like Hopkins If unit sin- had the
luck togetbbn. Meantime,then
his sermon; mi lie went back tu the
tattle and again gently rubbed 1
with his feathered pen anil tried once
more tu gi t the drift uf his argument.
Thc nexl iifti-riitinn.lcai.oi! rodi
tn the Daves' plantation, where he
found tsso nt his. younger brethren en?
joying thernwrveK In Miss Sally's com?
pany. With patience and long suffer?
ing h.- waited until * -antly
inn] gone, anti then he proceeded at
? leliser hrs mei
I he's a Worthy man., and ynu
should be ashamed tu treal bim to
ss hum you're betrothed in such a fash?
ion," he end-ed.
Sally listened attentively and ar
i her neckerchief.
"It's no different from tin- ssay I
have trenU-d th*e other*," she an
SWered, at last, ssith no attempt to
inpressed -with her own faults.
"If James Hopkins would come B-WOO*
? liim bespi uk himself, mid not
gn bothering the paraon."
"It's no Mich great bother,** replied
Icabod, candidly., \sTt2i tlie air of tun
who svnives the point-mer. rj. of quan?
tity, "only you don't seem tu under?
stand what jsinr ucl ions mean tn
lames Hopkin-^ H >?'.-. no manitoba for*
tver phasing" after a woman. There
are many girl* in the county who'd
lie plnd of bim."
"They're wlrnnic to him. .'ind you
mas tell JameaHopUi e. and
t'ive him my best good wishes," re
rjlic*d Sally, with aD sweefr..
So the interview- ended. It seemed
10 Ienbod Melesa to diM-n-* the sub?
ject far.her. He had done his duty,
ind It was nenrlnp supper time, so he
mk his leave and rode away, amused
?nd rather sorry, and wanderin*-*
shich of the otbwir young rd***n was to
narry the pretties! -drl In ihe parish.
Her picture came back to him as she
I ood on the low ? arm
.;. Ing on her fair hair,
sshieh had blussn a little user her
bross | d ssith ml
? rtaiiils was the pref
in the parish, Icabod thought; mere
?pelted the admission, and
:.tiered If ! lilli he
one, nnd ai ed bis
riding stick and hurried on towards
During tbe Sunda] i .... i.i np Hopkins
came to see the parson, and wi
ill of the Interview be
"Didn't she tell yon why?" he
looking dubiously at Icabod.
"I don't belies ?
leal.. . "T'erha,
milli, and don'!
So the DCS! da] Hopkin- rude over
to the Davea'plantation and again pre?
sented himself, with some doubt, it is
true, as to tli" wisdom of his coming,
aol to be coaxed and the
Interview was short and much to the
"And base I I
sharply. "And haven't I told yo i
to times thal 1 don'l love you'.'
that uiti n't ri ason enough."
"\ ..ii like mihi ? orted
Hopkins. "lTaili.aiils you've been mak?
ing promises I i I'd (lark, now."
"Nial tielike I may base, thouph I
don't remember them." answer*
ly, ssith no sign of resentment.
"Won't you tell me why?" again de?
> id Sails, Standing very
straight sud looking
fair a girl could. "No. James Hopkins,
I svill nut tell sun ms reason."
Hopkins rode assay in pat!
ss rath, anti he d ce more to
seek tin- interference of the church,
[cabed li-' ? ntly tn 1.
anti then told him. kindly but firmly,
that, in siesv of hil many dutii
simply could not undertake thi ci
parochial love nut'-.
"I.ut she won't ti Tl mc why," Hop
led. "IM feel better about
it If I only knew her reason. I've asked
lier time anti again, ami she only makes
fun of me. Won't smi ask her that
much? Please noss, just ns a friend
of us huth."
Icabod le idi a
bother. "Vis. I'll ask her," he said, at
? me tiinc feeling angry svitTi him
thal he would.
Thc next aft moon found feahod rid
iwly along I ly summer
lanes toward the Daves' plan!
nnd v. Te why a ss oman
couldn't lie frank and outspoken in
such matters and save her kindly dis?
posed friends i u much rte. ?
he came near the house he sass
Sully sittinp on the low piazza, ber
workbaakel beside her, bending
ng in her hand, n pic?
ture framed In the gi which
press- over the porch, nnd Icabod
Couldn't find it in his heart to blaine
Sally saw him i ? ;-pinp
her work about hi r in pretty ?
Thank you, father'i Ickwe
coming down the Hrs! greet
"I didn't kno . irk at nil,"
answered Icabod, In hones*) snr;
"He's a little Bick," said Sally. "He's
pone over to tin- riser meadow
lint I COUldnt think sshat elsi svould
brinp ymi agail Not but
you're als- hip," she added,
Ile dismounted and sat down on the
broad piazza bench. He might ?
gel through ss iib his fool's errand ami
lie done with it, so lie said:
"I'se come on behalf of Hopkins."
Sal's ment of the sit?
uation, but sin* 1.
'n't help him, so
Ie,ibid continued: "He wnnts
a*-k sou ss liv you wont' marry him."
Rally hesitated snd strokedher work
ss itli her Beedie.
"Do you think I ought to tell him,
"Ti ? I do," said Ii I od, svith paro?
chial finn! .
"Will yen promise to tell him, If I
j .ii?" Sally
asked il Icabod.
"Yes," hi fi iTinp much re
llesetl and smiling back encourage
? the fair L'irl before him.
??w.' ' thoughtfully, Ml
think I'd b. | ..ii my rea?
son; lint you a ? wholly my
own. Bup| ' it this way. I
svill think about it and I sdi] semi you
svnrd sshat I decide .'ind sse wont talk
about it ai ? " she ended,
to po, and so he took Iii-** lease. Ili.-.
\isit m factory, hut he
hm! dunc what he could and bl
be was - ry for
napkins, poor chap, bul perhaps he
lUbl it ssa ' r the
piri seemed verj
bod rode ba
The next morning, ai Icabod was
writing nt hi* I little
black boy brought him this note:
"Rf-s frank In this
litislnes". I ' ? marry sui:
with r. s;.. ct, l am,
? | ?
Icabod openi ?' ' '
ond Hook of Samuel, the 12th chapter.
and ran bia finger dowi renth
unto David, timi arl the man." and
then !? ' recently looking at
the tallie for B lol g lime.
?ch an sn*
ewer," said the little black boy athis
"Tell your mit! bring
lt over myself," said Icabod.
Olit from the dusk of the days gone by
Smites a picture fri atrsky
Tis a little garden bright wit!. I
am April's sun to N ?V( mb. r's gloom
a.s fragrant ss gay
- as quaint and sweet always
For 't '?? . 1 them care?
Ar..: I to understand
1 ard lilacs and n.
. is aral Jaek-ard-Jill,
a my a velvet frill
ardiy a flower of form or hue
dd look her gani. ?
; a chid I wandered t1.
aan.lmumma severed the blossoms
tie apron to fill.
: winning grace
? .rds I can r.
s nh thy baby face
Ar- it flower ol ..il."
namma vanish. ?! !..>nrs.
? lol raven hair
Joy of a glad June-tide.
rs the syrlnga fair
As a . "ime bride;
I luik down the yesterdays?
? rs gone by
I picture that meet* my gate
! y the blue, blue sky.
ll rn blossom
That charm with their beauty rare,
. summer's silvery rain
a winter's -
Hut i luatBI uni her dear dead
My tuart shall ne'er forget,
HANDY WAGON BOX.
( un \ in len t (rrtunrmiail (nr I Mr nn
? lie I nrni or ob thr Hoad Ii.r
lyle of wagon-bos which la com?
ing i, nely into use herein
uni rj and wa believe is a very
handy arrangement for use on the
farm or on the road for hauling loads
un, ssutitl, tile, etc. is dmsvn in
accompanying plan. The main
flame or bottom Of ssapoti-box COn
intling thi.^e by four
indies and any length, according to
length ol box desired, althouph 12 feet
a very desirable length. The-se
. topether by tssu-by-four
ties, and pinned at ends Into
mortise. The Iron sockets on the
which are made to hold thc two
by three standards on sideboards can
ade by any blacksmith out of an
obi wagon tire.
The sideboards may be made uny
il to suit the purpose and may be
planed and painted or put up in thc
rough. There are several styles of
HAMMY YVAC.ON noX
.nd any of them run bl
to suit thc taste. Thc end pates mas
lu* fastened In ssith an end-gate rod or
i and staples used.
A box iii.'- thia 'an: be made tight
enough by flooring the frame careful?
ly, so that any grain OF sin lied .-"rn
may lu hauled In it. It can be built
v.rs cheaply, and svhere a fan
handy s\ ith tools should ru
$1.50, as nearly all thc material mas
bc produced from the farm excepting
the hardware. However, If the mate?
rial be purchased it should no*
over four dollars. A very handy feature
about this box is that when not In use
be foldetl together and se!
out of the ssas. George W. l.ross-n, in
The plum ctirculio beetles may
Jarred from the tr. ea
morning. Spread aheetabeneath
tilt" ! : tch them.
Apnl iplendidly In pits, and
*? thought that pitt'np them
gave them better flavor. I'll them as
s nu WOUld puta!
We I irs in
sshieh thc old roots are now rutting
? ','.';? thal you are
UOl the party to permit lt.
Dot much money for th.
farmer in prosvlnp amall
fruit, but he should prow enouph of
ul! kinds for family consumption.
White piapes arc not ns popular as
look It is alssays so with
fruit. The best colored sells 1
1 pruninp of evergreens es erv
adi ney to destroy their
? .n the pruning ant!
trimming topive then bape.
Ymi should know each fruit tree
Intimately so that you can know what
. thc way of thinning or
prunlnir. Study your trees as you do
nr oupht to study your individual an?
True, lint \W fill.
i (in imok
I lol-.- I ii, tun I.iris.
Mau.Ie Mr. \\
ny him !
I lo i, n i. ! \. ..
Twa? OB 1
And r. *
'Tis ir '
Illili i.II lill i t. I Ml LAST.
He -Oh, Mary! I eau! hold on any
? out of thi
s\ ny . Nu u-e 1 | .and li
Hr \\ it* n I'.iel.
The man who s..
s i.I Holloa.
Hardnp ito r,
Well, old man. I've called upon
nsk you to allow nie to be your I
for a tl
od-Xattired Friend Be my bank?
er! Eh, what? What do you mei
Hardnp W lo sour bank?
er keeps yi ur monej for you. ?
he? Ami if you le! me base a User I'll
promise t< ke.p ita*. . i ike.?
I heir llrluln.
Hi. Pether ti
Johnny - After ail I
ss a.s mad ?
ont! ti ? ?
could du ssith it,and tl
I lilU.e I ...'.:ir', \\ III*.
BUSpil - ns.
nu Reason toe lt.
mean to sus j ou took a u
of pie ss hi ?
Why dui s mi do it'.'
when I v Puck.
I*, h. . ti.
ing niau could *'?
fully lo a ch<
\ Mattes ol rim-*!.-.
"Whal will s?
"I . ?
hume." W .
Morell "' i sloped Ulm.
.Ton (bltti I
regular fool of i
W iii ll I n. |il) f
\\ h.*n i..i. los ... I. ll *>!.?
a man I
enough nol -
>.. um- Knows.
Mr. Callipers Mj i
s Me; I
\ lt... I,, i.t \ ie*,- ..f li
coral for an i
usn v ss ?
IIOOKKI) A MAU, .KU.
Unique Yarn Told by Two Minae
ii..- nu. u iioit. ii in .3. Rook, tinker
unit ii Inril of I.Ini- natl Wan
? lil tn h I.il ml I nu N'l Si. ir
rn I.oiik Mrtik.i..
for half an hour in '
all far hi!
iii d fmp. hook,
llbt, from ?
?? : away in
. The lilli*
ed aa th< i ny made
?mi, ssiih r
: ss bile
All ? linn
. ll.nt lu* I
1 of the
? are through tin
' * In
? nn unlawful act Inn!
? t se
(nl.l Hr fruin I>oi*.n ll.-I,mt.
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