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V0L ,V FARMVILLE. VA.. FRIDAY, JULI in. [899.
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Prince Edward County Directory.
tl. NN .
ll W FLOURNOY,
? C FRANKLIN,
A. 0 WAI* R H. WAI
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
W HODGES MANN. J M- CRUTE,
MANN &. CRUTE,
?**; P. VANDERSLICE,
Al Ml. WV.
t ? S. WING.
ATTORNEY VI LAW,
i Bay, Prince Edward County, Va.
( ] H. BLISS,
i i iioM'i.i;
I R. SPENCER, M. D.,
fl, il-ii in n nnil Siiri/inn.
Al M. MARTIN, i,
ATI IT LAW,
Richmond, Va., Farmville, Va.
\\'HITE A CO.,
Druggists1 Sundries, JJ
I NKMVil.l h. VA.
Capital paid up, $50,000. Surplus $30,000 Z
- M. WALK I
i li wi-,
A ll;wu; i>\vi;lu\<; "
HAMPDEN SIDNEY COLLEGE. ?>"
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AN ETERNAL GLOOM.
Dr. Talm?gfl Pictures the Earth
Without the Gospel
\ Iv tilly r.irli-n. s th.- 1.1..,,?. mt *\U In
li di-1 \\ ni I.I?I i-iiiin |.li of \lli. Um
\\ nu i.i Meeta Death of
I .1 Hl/lll lou.
?-..i!'! would lu' if
shed iiml t
' llllllt. l>i\ ll
time, and n 11 led n\ ith tin' up
?II .mil the
: ii the
ri, nut il
ft in nil the
ee. I .Tirt li
their work, and now
un In ? "lilli be
ii our physical ei
f Chr' the muru!
wrld. The nun turned Into ?
? our time '
-.?opli- who r*-- ,
? h quibble j '
nd quirk and misrepresentation
vd ny I dellty and athi
ut nf ?
l our dd like to
nd wi world would be i
BflV, If 4 ' ...
Ife, motl -rn- 'li'
x -i know tl
<* no I.- ?
(lon in I inda whi '
no advance in China, tin
?ir n\ i
eep. Tl Bible nial.
ten to i r look out i-f the win en
w iii tl f Iht husband and tin
" 'iinl fur i '
sliand I I his nu ul. W I
in the murun
? m.iii-. W', .ii harnessed to p\*
a plow ind c.,i
i and in all styles of cruel ac* .Ma
Her birth h misfortune. Her ?*},
torture. Her death a horror. The
- ? ? of tin- . | ,j in
1 ? Hy to
t\No gm u | is- a group of nm ii who
and -.1 when they please;
ther group, women hidden end
Hy secluded In a side apartment,
where they may hear tin roice of the
preechi r, hut may not be -
- ? N.i libcnhy. No hope f
v.. hope fur the life to come.
upi .I foot. Disfigured
I'mliriiti il soul. Now, compare
! .n.i conditions. How far toward
this latter condition that I speak of
?*v(i>il.l u woman go if i hristian influ*
were withdrawn and Christianity
? ?yed? lt is only a question
nf dynamics. If an object lu- lifted to
ni point and not fastened there
ie lifting power be withdrawn,
how li that object will fall
t!..N\ii to the point from which it start
it will fall down, and it v
rt her than the point from which
?? d. Christianity has lifted wom?
en up from i
timi iiliii.ist to the skits. If that lifting
power be withdrawn she falls clear
li.uh to thi' ilrpth fruin which she N\;^
- rt..!. nol lowi r, lu
is no lowerdepth. And yet,
notwithstanding the fact that tin-univ
salvation of woman from degradation
nnd woe is the Christian religion
the only influence that rms ever lifted
her In the social scale ia Christianitj -
head that there are women who
1 hristianity. I mai k
ird to thoae persona In the si*
If Infidelity triumph and ' hristianity
Ix ovi rthrown.il means the demoraliza?
tion of society, The one Idee In the
? the Idea of retribution. Take
iwaj the Idee of retribution end pun?
ishment from society, and it N\iil begin
".ii to disintegrate, and take
iway from the minda of nun the fear
if hell, and tlu-rc are a great many of
them who NMuilii very soon turn this
world into a lull. The majority ol I
? ? indignant because of thi
.f punishment art- nun whose Hv<
md ur whose hearts arc impure ami
a hu hate the Bl e of the idea
.f fiiluri' punishment fur thc san
"ii thal criminals hutt thc peniten*
Oh, I have heard this brave talk
ibout people fearing nothing of the
i of sin in the next world,
ind I liaNf miulc up my mind it i- I
? whistling to keep his ?our*
leen men Haunt their lin?
ties in the face uf the comm uni*
y, and I haw heard them defy the judg
d seutT at the idea of any
uture ? ace of their sin, bot
??hen thej caine to die they ihi
inti! you could hear them fm- i ?
\nu blocks, and In*the summer night
? up tu put the win
\nii because thej could ii
ure thu hoi ?
I v,i.nhl not want.to see ? rail train
itian people on board >.".
lown through a drawbridge into ?
ratery g rave; I would not wanl ti
-lian people iri> into such dis
it I tell you plainly that I could
Kin- easilj see that than I could for
traded time stand and see an
ifldel die, though his pillia were of
i.hr duwil and undera canopy of rei**
lillion. I lune in \.-r been al
? p hiv nerves fur such a ipee*
i hei.- ia som el hing at such ?
Indescribable In the eoui
ame. I just looked in upon it a min?
ti- or two, Imt the clutch "f bia list waa
? diabolic and the strength of his voice
unnatural I could not endure it.
la no hell, there is no hell, there
no lull!" the man had said foi
-ar*, hut that night n\!ich I looked ?
i the dying room of my Infidel m
ir there waa something on his cot
? . j
there is. there lat"
? itraints to-day agi
left, agalnat Immorality, against liii
tinisin, agalnat crime of all BO
ie mightiest restraints are the n-tn
? if eternity. Men know that
ey can escape thc lliNV. hut down ill
. I.-rs' suul tin rc is the reali/a
ui of the feel that they cannot escape
ul. Ile stands at thc end of the road
? and Ile n\ il! nut clea
lilty. Take all idea of retribution and
. nt mit nf the hearts ami
. and it would nut be long
i cities would become Bodoma.
te only restraints agalnat the evil pas
ma of the world to-day are Bible re*
Suppose ii..'. ' iMic
n ami Infidelity v<>t the rictory.and
ppOSC they marshaled a great Bl
ide up of the majority of the nm.;
ley arc iii companies, in regime!
the whole army. I
ird. inarch, ye hosts of infidels am!
lng before, benni
imd. banm ? d N%itii
I words: -\..!! No Christ: No
nlahmentl No Rei traintsl l ion n ^j
th the Bible! Do aa . on Pleaeel"
? irned Intoderki _
Forward, march. army of .
idcls ami atheists! And first ,.f all *'|
u will attack thc churches. Away
if worship. Thi
ve been standing there sn long i
opie Nvith consolation ia t]
?ir bereavements and Borrow*. All ..
- t to be extirpated, f(i
? v have dunc so much io relieve the i
t and bring home the wandering, ,.
1 they have sn long held up the Mi
I nst after thc paroxysm of (
s life is over. Turn the St. IVt.
: SI Pauls and the temples and tab*
Into elubhousea Awaj \\ith
.se couches ...
forward, match, ye great army of in- ,.(
?ls and atheist-, and next of all they
tte? the Sabbath schools filled .Nith
ght-eyed, rosy-cheeked little ot ?
in and getting Instruction when
v ought tu lie on the street corners he
ying marbles or swearing oa the jo
nmiiiis. Away with them! forward, nn
rdi. ye neat army of Infidels and
Hst*, and next of all they .vii! nt- jj,
ns. the i
tiona supported an philan*
throp mind the blind eyes
uml the di I ? 1 the nippled
I ami the darkened intellects. Let
und orphana fight their.own wa
tin- half reformed go back tu thi
babita Forward, march, ye
army nf Infidels and atheists, and with
, hew down th.
pill up the mangi r ut" Bethlehem.
? ?at arm* of in!
atheists, ami now they cum.- to the
graveyards and the . .,f ti,,.
iarth. Pull doun th.- sculpture above
Greenwood's rite, fm- it means the Res?
urrection! Tear away at the ci
cf Laurel Hill the figure uf Hld Mortal?
ity and thc chisel. (In. \.- great army
nf infidels ami atheists, into tin- .
yards ami cemeti rles, and uh. .
asleep in Jesus" ont it away, and
when .--, ,,f ii, liv?
en blasl it. and wher,- you find over a
little child's grave "8uffer I..;: ?
dri-n ? io ] tte tbe
words "delusion" and "sham,
when- you timi an angel in marble
? off lin- NviiiL's, and when ymi
conic tu a family vault chisel on thc
door: "Dead once, dead fort
Bifl on. ye great army of infidels and
etheli ? , bey will attempt to
seale Heaven. There an- heights to be
taken. Tile hill on hill and Pelion Upon
.?nu! then tiny hoist the ladders
against thewralls of Heaven. On and on
until they blow up the foundatii
jasper and the gates of pearl. I hey
" up the steep. Now thej aim fnr
tlu throne of Him n\ ho liveth fi
lind ever. 'I hey Would takedown from
their big]* place the Father, the Son, the
ll"l> '.!."st. "Down with them!" they
"Down with them from the
throne!" thej say. "I '"?-n u f.
Down out of tight! ne is not God. Hi
has nu righi to sit there. Duwil with
Him! Down with ( hiist!" .
A WoHd w ithout a head, a Ul
without a king. Orphan constel li
Father)* ss galaxies. Anarchy
A dethroned Jehovah. An as*
? i'.il (..ul. Patricide, regicide, dei?
cide. That is mhat they nu
what they will have if thej cnn.
if they cnn. < ivilixation hurled hack
back into Hottentot
Thc wheel of progress turned,thi
nd turned toward tin- dari.
Thc clock ot th.- centuries put back
hack, yon Sandwich
Islands, from ymir schools and
your college! inn! from your reformed
condition to what you were ii.
when tlu- missionaries < i.11
h..mc the 1 India
and uv. i throw thel r
where thej are trying tn educi
heathen, and scatter little
children that they have gathered out
of barbarism Into civilisation, oiillt
erate all the work of Dr. Dmr in Indra,
nf David Abeel iu (Inna, of Dr. King in
? ..f Judson in Burma, of I lavid
Hniiiienl amid thc A
nd send home lt
.?. h.. ar.- toiling ill for*
?ijjn lands, toiling for Chi
toiling themselves into th.- .
men of (.od that they nie of
no us.-. Send holli.- the medical mis*
dunant's who are doctoring the bodies j
is well as the souls of Hie dying na?
tions. Go home, London Missionary ? .*
?icty. (io hoine. American hoard of
foreign missiona Go home, ye Morav*
ans and relinquish bach Into dal
md squalor and death thc nations
\ hom \ .? have begun to lift.
Oh, my friends, u. re has never been
uich a nefarious plot on earth as that
-.hich infidelity and atheism have
denned. We were shocked a-few years
Cause of the attempt to blOW lip
haavparllament houses in London, hut if
ntiih llty and atheism succeed i'
iitenipt tiny w ill dj iiamitc a v
.ct them have their tull way. and thin
vorld will lu- a habitation of I
I...ms a habitation with just three
. tin i,ne a madhouse, another a
to, thc other a pendemonium.
Infidel hands of music hare only
ust begun their em,. ? they
i.ly been stringing op their in*
trumciits. I to-day int before you
heir whole programme from beginning
into close. In the theater the
dy conics first and the farce after
ard, hut in this Infidel drama ol
catii thc fin ! 'he trac
ily afterward. Ami in thi
theists and Infidels laugh anti muck,
ut in lin- latter ( md himself will laugh
nd mock. He mu ^ BO. "I will ho
leir calamity and mock when their
At the beginning God said: "Let
?i.-rc he light," and light WS
i. and light shall he So < hristianity
. rolling un. and it is going to warm all ,|
uti.ms. ami all nations are to bask in m
s light. Men may shut the wind"nv ,(
" they cannot see it, or Ihej I
mike the pipe of speculation until
icv are shadowed under their own
iporing, hut thc I.ord (.od is the -
his white light of thc Goepel made up -,,
r all thc beautiful colors of earth ?
\ lolet plucked from i
iring grass, and thc Indigo of the p,
? iithcm jungles, and the hine of the
lee, ami tin- green of thc foliage, and ,-,
f yellow- of the autumnal we
ie red of the I Ml thc hcai.
1 earth and Heaven brought out liv
ns spiritual spectrum. Great Britain
going to take all Europe for (,<n\.
lu- United States are going
meriea for (Jud. L"th ..f ?
?ther will take all
rec of them will take Africa for (ind.
? thou, 0, intain'.'
?f..re Zerubbabel thoo shalt become
plain..Ihe month of thc Lord hath
okeii it." Halleluiah. .
M.' \\ II* lt Ililli Hm.
Lady (who is a hunt to move, to neigh*
r's little boy) And w ii.it will you
i when I i.ro iiwav. Sn in my, mid leave
one in the house'.'
Sammy Dri-sk all thc windows.?
DR. DAKOTA RAY,
The White Indian Doctor.
Now in Farm?
ville* with his big
Will be here for
Change oi Program
Reserved seats, IO cts.
Children, - - 5 cts.
Free for All.
He heals Hundreds Wherever he Goes.
SEE WHAT PEOPLE AND NEWSPAPERS SAY.
. . inenl air tin- henel!I of thone
I \ n.-li
low W lilli : ll. I lill.'
I.1//IK NN ...
NN m.i I i: NN'.u.i
-ai t >
lill ll... V *??
oil lill'l .
found no ri I li f. Ho ?
Adtln hm Mi-- Rosa B. Meliiti
Dr. Raj tlid for her after being
Dr. I!;i\ carrien li ii mlr<-? I- (?t i
STEEL WAGON TRACK.
I he One Teal i il bj Hie Minni n,.i? I .
|. iii... ni -nu;..11 la Nnl nu I II
? I ii ii 11 li .-.I sine. ?...
TY il I track at the Min
portion of the
rack prepared b*/ the office of road in*
airy of the department of agriculture
long. They ar.- ;
f channel steel, and to the channel
i. n\ hich extend outward. I
!. Thc channi 1. c, should
;. IN OF BTEEL TRACK.
for each rai
pon a lil -ot n\ ide. I
rc tied '
? i d, which
ce bolted to 1 I he rails.
tl tlit d hilt little. It
aa laid un ly a Humph or so bl
round f> i
? i j lng it N\ith dirt or gravel
? I that it wai
u mid run oiT the track and cut
tooth, the NNhct li
i' ? ira the
id hoih inside and i i sch rail,
? I woeld probal
It nm.uld work nmeh bet tel
between the track- and
or two on i ii lu-r side. This
mild bring the cost up to the
lt may be that the n
ill hold the wheels on tbe track, and so
I that the wh< i
ii k n\ hen in a
t is quib
WHAT AILED THE SAW.
. (Hil vt,,r, \|i|ill..| |., lt.on) OKI- ,
elalS NV hu kii.ai Ni.tlilnt Nil.oil
I li.-I r llllallnata.
ihips in the nicinity ot
d with ? lintain*
I thc h I wish to .
all rif.'ht and ad.
din their de?
nt law, hut
mc to Investigate ii la eithi i
land kunu ii i
sm. nu to before C. I >. ll .
Ki. ii mom.. Na., .inn.- IB
lo w-Inun ii 11oi> r-oneei ii:
I . V.
lou inn .
ly und can ll ha*.
? i limn ail ol . I
i-h, Ul'. Maple St., Staunton, 1
tloetoretl for nine \ eur*.
?iitliir-i'iiH-iit- from the ImjsI neoi
? is raisea >?! nae me
man and tin mw. A carpenter went to
a prof iw-fller wi1
"it time the
carpenter came hack ai
saw don't go right.' The old filer joint?
ed it again and filed it as well as hr
ro-ild. Thc next mon
'?ame back N\ith the Baw, and iii thc
right.' Thc prof* ? li it. put on
of timber and it cut true and verj
ly. ll" hm. lcd it hack to the niau ami
said he: 'The troubli mich
with Uk; saw as the (Inritiil fool that
runs it.' Where the law dot
il is not the fault of tin- law bul
the men tLat nm it: a thousand times
rather shift officers than Note to go
Wura! I'll I II UT limul I i.lillee.,.
Mi--. Stepper ? I'm going lo make an
address before the Anti-Nicotini
i-iety to-night, Mr. Siinirte, and I want
\on io t.-ll me th
Mr. Smartc - -Well, I don't think you
lour hearer- that t lui m hen
lu re i ., to be had. I
i ; [pt.
A Plcna-.nl Ulm!.
Mother?Ethel was ont on the front
jprch with young Bandi - ?
alght until quite
?ame in her ehei i
>xplained that it
vi nd blowing.
I'.-iflier Very likely; bet the wind
irohal.lv blew through young Rander
lOB's W ! ll ld.
nd them all eil
ikimed the man n\ ho w ? tl by
i In tin- ii
"I have n nev.
\\ h> Ike 1)1.1 ll.
? r of
h> Hawkrllle Bogle looked at thi
? ither reproachfully.
"What have I
ry to horsewhip n ki d.
??Not thing at ni
llur.l i.r l "ii li'!
' yon had only |]
A Wa. ?i H "f H.
i-e m. "rv
av; I will look for you then.
my rain Thursday, you i
?h. M milli iee i" lt
ny hoard regularly, u
<ip. "I should be very much put .
?"iou certainly would, Mr ?
iseei Bron ?
twenty-rive and fl ft y itoniavch
01 ms wont' i fully
iking ii fm '?ntisii
i'liin.ii lt has done ms more
-.I tl . i i a ..- .-Mi med.
. i.ni -.
NV. IC. Ulai kui BX,
l(o\ Ita.,, .Staunton. Vu.
NN'im MBBTaa, Va., April 17, IM,
? fore m.-. K. I . ninl,'
? I tie p .-'? in and for > :
n irrtnla, Fred. \v.
made oath to Uta following
null, itomacn troubles
? a attended during
.1 Hil'.111 MU*.
iinlng iir. Dakota
X;>ii ! ali, ami mi
\ (loses, -ii.
'- wondi rfu I ly
i, .. id iimi I Leu. \ e thal
the Hole caime m ber trouble. Bbe
tbe ll ilnii-nt an.I
ul to !"
. .. 'i nu* irita .in ot
E. U Uoooeox, i. P.
ind -he w iii tell vou what
Vinrinia and other States.
THROUGH WITH DOGS.
-Ihla i.iuiih lirnilrmaB't Sweetheart
\\ III llH.e to Oet Alona H IIB.
..ni a Tua Pet.
Betwn -. a log ami a irwr ethe art a
**i in a certain New
recently had a nevrr-to-be
? th* 1'hila
. Becord. 1 ha sweetheart, who
el in thia etty, upi UH ll a desire
leesa a pug dog. The yeing man
at a hoarding house, the landlady
eh was also fond of dogs, and
.. led a pug canine
mg man )iut up
rv cash that made Iii tn the
of the pug'* tNvin brother. Now,
BHE m nm: a i; ha ti.
? By tiles* animal* could be
- rai i'.\ their pret/. | taila
iii of the dog of the Inn-I lady
? tiic young man turned to the
tM came for the
to take bia dog to hie sweet*
re at plaj The
. m ard w .th her
? ? -?o go
iN\ay. :. pleh up a I isket
[mg, and then
crah, and soon the haaket
ind Its Loa.; * tuk*-n from the
. -/I..-m. Thedi*tanoe
i.eattrly 100 miles,
en about haif way the young
ii upon the dog's tall, which,
al tir-t he thought
. beeta given a new
covered that the
ri . ; -.itiona when the
dy had tamed to pick up the
. ar.d the landlady's dog was
ent on the journey. UptM reaching
oung man telegraphed to
is landlady: "Mn dog's tail turn* to
.'" The landlady
?- i ."ii.-. ? i -ri at
he tail of the dog that was left be
Ind, al ..it it was not her pug.
? ut sent to the young
ian: "Bring the (hg back." lie did
\ithout a pug, as one trip
ith a dog "v , Jfor him.
ll.lilt ( OH?ll.
I ot pmt
iii ni I?) keeping n,'' -
? ni lo think that
, i bottl* or David ?
nedy i lu.t .-ur*?? When
vi'm-inii 4 rjrav.
lins i/niir siihsi ii/ilion iU/tired.
f so please renew.