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THE FARMVILLE HERALD
B090B FOB THK PAST, UKI.I' PCB TBE PRESENT, HOPE Koli thk Fiithk
. vv FARMVILLE, V.A., FRIDAY, APRIL 1. 1910. NO. 21
i-., tnt BANU,
Bottom le-mu.- Willi
Mirilling Willi .\c.li
liupaovis.*.! ?''-.- \ul
yul' k L-tesfaaMsas.
...-ii of Faster Mt.n
.-. .1 gathered oa the
north of town, to
n motion, baas hail
sn Improvised fire
a .-ur fire fighters
ts they make in
. fire alarm
ara of the sports,
H B| orts, and not
. and willie making
ivement, he made
? -,. Far-throwing
? pil | .vith and
twinging th.- ham
our with interest
BC Has charm, for
? ii crowds
and linger to the
? -..?>> were there,
And ol course
a! 1\ recognized
None so bold as
OF a-k for
and out", and
? rna tl i or
? g liters.
a ire on the
ike war on
And th. hor
n ons i each*'
ti means busl
? nt to
le has the
itb of April, for
? ? ason. there Hill
lay at the
' l-Hillville T.aluuco
Sept . t ^oi*, Ill,
Oct, Lill, 14.411
- . ItOt, I.14I.
in . i:? m. l.ftta
eb . "Mo,
ding Mch.. 2o.
lek Mch.. i
\ Nulli.- S'-rtnon.
? waa my privi
laj to worship with
ts of Farmville, and I
for space in your
which to place on
t inda it: the prlvi
( listening to one
un*' mid soul-up
i hek ever
'?n hear from an
Rot. W. t.
from the cross to
a dead to an
ud an Int
k on new glory
: . ? the feet of
I fted pi
ll ;'.- ?
o do not know
I WM II M NDAY.
Btdghl in ^iiiisJiine.lUili in IMtSMltSg,.I
With u.- Baster Sunday ara
"fair as ? garden of the Lord."
Most of us in Farm, ill.- were rich
in health.mun., happy in the |,.
sion ,.i the new gown ami the Ema
ter bonnet, and our churches were
crowded with Intereated audiences.
Our pulpit! were occupied by the
reguinr pastors, and all the sermons I
had refer, nc- v, thal which makes
the dav of deep Interco*] to the
Tli.- pastor of tb,. Methodist
church selected as his t.-xt. Cor
th.- rector of the Episcopal,
isl Cor. o the
pastor ot th.- Baptist, 1st for. 15
-", ani th. pastor of the preebjrter
ian, John 20-16 We hav.- not quot?
ed the words nf the texts with the
hope of arousing your curiosity and
so indue- yon to tum to your Mi->
hies and read thsaj as they are
there i-.-corded Ami when you have
read th.-m yon will h.- imp:
with the fact that our preachers on,
Baster Sunday wei,, holding up
to those who were privileged to
hear them,a ?risen Chrtat," who had
oonqnarad Death and dispelled the
gloom ot th.- grave. am| w|,,.
iiv.-tli at the right hand of\the Path
th.-r Interceding for those whom
h.- WOUld have to rule ami reign
with him in glorj
S.. .un' preachers think t. ,
in their sermons, and this is i
prayers and hymns One
church may differ from another
church in creed, hut all Chi
Churches unite in glorying in the
and in approaching the Fath?
er, through the one risen Lord In
non-essentials differences, In ?
tials unity, and, let us hop.- closet]
Joined one to the other liv tlie bonds
? etesi charlo.
On the teachings of the t
tide, prece ??! and
moring memories, Iel us to
I the following BO well
said bj another.
lt does not require a spring poel
or any othei kind of a poet to rhap
SOdise ov.-r th<- flowers of Easter
tbe city for the
past week, have been rlrtuallj bank
? d Wlto bright blooms of - vi y hu.
and dtscription. lt is the la-t vali?
ant s*and ot th.- hot-house (lowers
and plants before the blossoi
the woods and meadows come along
t<> lui- 'oik awa) from hn.-k
and mortar and asphalt and stone
Th.- Ascension lilias, known com
monly as Baster lilies, hav.- come to
ii.- typical of th.- celebration of the
da] "i? which Christ rose from the
tomb. All the chancels on Faster
morn will h? decked Witk these pure
aud graceful flowers, and their
sweet ami delicate perfume will mit)
gie with the inc-nse ami th. p-als
of praise as the organ proclaims
that Christ is risen
Flowers will find their wa> too
into homes .There there are invalids
or workers who cannot gel out to
?ee the brave array in the churches
and iu the florist's shops; th.- hos?
pital* win gel their share and the
poor will he remembered by their
more fortunate brothers Bren the
jails and th.- workhouses will have
;i b ' ot bloom, a reminder that be?
yond ston. walls, and after expiation
there la hope for every human being
thai Raster-tide signifies nea am?
bitions, nea <!? ? A thankful?
ness, and a gratitude to tlie Father
of all. wht so loved the world that
H.- gav Mi.- Son to save it from sin.
Flowers are praising their Maker
make the .world bright and b'-auti
n-.l Shall not men, too. fill their
hearts wit! praise and thanksgiving
Let us remember the tru<
v.vine.- of Faster-tide and reiolce in
healt.i and happiness, in life aud
Amid the lilies and the roses, th.
music and the incense, let us remem
ber to pray to be washed clean, that
we may face the flowers and the sui
shine and the smiling face of spring
Death of t Worthy Caaloewd Min
Morgan Redd, who for a numbei
of years has heen engaged in th.
wink of blacksmith In Farmville
died on Wednesday. He wal in
duatrous, honest and always polite
We nev.r met him that he did not
grc.i ns with a cheerful word
The funeral will take place this al
terUOOn a- k from the Ni
Winn a h.-n lay- now and then
and not soon again, and you can'i
I decide whothei she bad better qui'
altogether, TH tell you what |
WI y, just ax her to, and neither il
, box nor keg w aerer lay an
>>m mi tn nt.(.i:i rn:i)
Mr. Hilliim* the Viuim, Mut Not S.?
Mr C \v Harriaoa drove Into*
t?>wn on Sunday evening with mem
ol th. family to attend servl*
? the Presbyterian Church and
as th.y lefl the church and turned
down .'lid street, -om., one. the per?
son then unknown to him. lefl the
sidewalk, and undertook to pass in
front ol the moving team He wat
?.truck by the tongue knocked to
the pavement and horses and ear
I ov.-r him Mr Hani
son a* one- ran to his assistance
and eras shocked to learn that his
friend. Mr. Hillings, wa.- the party
Inji rd He was Immediate!] taken
t hu hem.-, a doctor summoned.
-.i'd all that skill ami care could do
sa*, .'one for his relief
Fo'lunately, no bones wm.- broke!
am' i bough badi) cul an 1 bm
no .-'nous results will fo'low. The
accnb-nt was no doubt du.- to the
fact that Mr Hillings is quite deaf,
and < ? coins.- und.-r thal di sdvan
Mr Harrison deplon cldent,
hut Bays ll was beyond In
hare prevented it. There is no man
In farmville more respected than is
itu-- humble quiet, Inoffensive fellow
citizen and no .m.- would In?
tentionally hurt or harm him We
ar.- glad t< report that he is resting
I...' i al Johatte Menioji il ( Imiiv'i.
The ai Joh ns
Memorial Church began with i
lebratlon of tbe Holy Communion al
a. m. The Church
rally decorated with potted plants
and a profusion of cut flowei
in w hlte and yellow'
Some ol the ladies Ol the t
gatton presented the rector with s
handsome white -ilk stole, with Hold
embroidrey, to be worn tor the first
tim.- .. ister Celebratlo
st .1 dina Guild donated a new linen
surplice tc th.- Church as an Eastei
?? ? the regular moml
i;.-\ hudlej Boogher, the i
preached from 1st Cor., XV chap. 12
and 35 renes "Ho oe am?
ong jun thal there ls no resurrec?
tion oi th. dead ."' "Hon are the
d'-ad taised up. and with what body
do they cciii. ind at the even?
ing service, this sermon was follow?
ed up with a discourse on Bt. Luke
XXIV-39 It is I myself; handle
m.- an I . ?
Th.- tb: ? servii es wei e
w.-ii attended, and the offering for
Missions amounted to jt.".
K.-v Arcb.-r Boogher, rotor ol'
St. Paul's Church, Roanoke, is visit
ing his hrother. Rev Dudley Hough
er, and wi'' preach at both the morn
ing and evening services on ".-xt
\ Picture uf Moving I ?.*.<? ut,).
Many inspiring processions have
marched down our Main st net rn
tums gone bye, hut wh.-n those Nor?
mal girls ii. a body passed in review
on last Monda] morning, all others
pab-d into Insignificance in compari?
son. For grace of motion, for win
..I mien, for brightness of
smile, for mosing good cheer, for
buoyancy of hope, for freedom from
car.-, tor the spring ol youth it was
unique in the ' Farmville.
and will remain so until their -nm?
-??rs follow in their footsteps
And Borgera pond, north ot the
Lltbia Springs, was th.- Mecca to
which they moved, and there th.- day
was sp-nt iishing. playing, laugh?
ing, eating. And such a lunch'
Commander-inChlef Cox had '
himself on that lunch, and when w
say that it taxed the water wagon to
transport it, yow will know it was
abundant, and the girls say it wa.*
"fit for the gods". The same hap
pj girls heard from one of our pul?
pits on Sunday eveuing that pleasun
should mean "re-cre-ation" only "in?
dulged in to prepare for better
work.1 i.i'' no doubt bli' that the]
went bark to books on Tuesday
morning refreshed and ready for bet
t.-r work. We are sorry for the Hoi
mal girlB who had to go t<> theil
bornes for the Eastertide, when wc
tier how full and strong was
that pulse beat of pleasure ol titos,
who remained in the classic shade?
and basked in Farmville's sunshine
The Suffolk Hoard of Trade has
Incorporated, and pone to work
in d ' "Thoa
gods help first help the*
t.H I s OH tl*PLK l\ **! Kl \t Ol Hi
Df-.tiVTI un \ um. vi
Villis \ I- l.-.iions lint Theta; \\ ,~
tilnrj Kn-.ugh tor All
Tackling one of the gresl
lions of th ? day. and one which has
taxed th.- strength of th- great men
ol th.- Nation tor more than one
hundred \- ,;i our Senator*
!"? chosen bv direct rote ot the |.
representatives of the Argus
and Cunningham Literary s...
ol the .Normal, mel in debate ni the
Auditorium of the school on
Thursday .-vening ot last week ami
''oiitest.-d for the honors ol the o,
easton with til.- enthusiasm and
of those who took lian iii th. 0
plan games of old. lt was our privl
leg.- with many others to share in
? >"? pl- ? th.- hom- and nit
Ian, es on a lit
entry field bj maidens fair who bore
them.el\,.s with knightly c-hivalr
and knightly courage Qraceful of
mien, quick at repartee happj in ex
"i and at hom.. ?it lt the stir?
ring theme thej stirred ail hearts
mpathetlc beal and made the
older oi mi wonder how those young
headi could "carrj a'l they knew"
on this subject of National Import
im ii has yet io h.- settled by
tbe so < alli d itateamen of the
ing hour Ol ol the coming future
Hon glibly amt forcefully were the
?i history bearing on th.- sub
lealt with, and whet) girl met
t;irl how the spanks did fl]
the "rootei ? there in goodly
..nd gushing numbers, and when a
Cunninghamite seor.-,j ;, point how
ih<- w.-lkin w as mad.- to ring, au I
when an Argiisiie struck back willi
the keen .-'Ik.'.- of her bright blade
v.-n t h.- 11 ; e madu to
rattle In our unprejudiced and un
enthusiasm we i h<
each debater, and when the commit
ll d gai >? the laurel to the
champions ol tie- irgul
ted that there were not two laurels
and four t.> reach ti"- goal at one
and i'm same tim.-. No blush of
nan.e rested upon th.- faces of the
Cunninghamites ha i they
? .1.-ad.and we could almost h.-ai
them Ht] . "If we bad another quat
v.-tch before ns we would
reverse th. order and had rather
lt s oi genuine in
unique in our experience and
we did very much enjoy listening io
the Mi,s.._ ;,.< (bey quoted from Ma
dlson, tin- Juniors from
th.- young heroines from Hamilton,
th.- belles fi.-rn Haii.-y.th.- debutante
from Davis ami th.- seniors from Bs
'Ih.- tim.- may come, and who can
tell how fal in the future it may be
when these girls will have mon- t->
do with questions of government
than to discuss the subjects that
.om ern i tl OH th.- Auditoiium of
their literary mother. Bu' whether'
this be f rn- . r not no tim ? ha
lost by school girls who ha-.
faithfully m lived an imp mai t sir.
:.- -i and tht n s.- . ntriln: ? I to tb*
profit and pleasure of others as the]
imparted forcefully and impressive
ly th.- knowb-dge gained
Th.- Argus was represented bj
Kati.- dray and Ruth Reid
Th.- Cunningham by | u 1 Jus
i Lelia Weymouth.
Board ol Tr-ide In SoWoti.
Thara wa- a meeting ol th.- Board
of Trade in the court room on Tues
day evening last. Tin- attendance
was not large, but those ;
representative citizens. Th.
three suhjects considered were
Reduction of fin- insurance rates
now that the town is better equipped
for fighting fire, an overall factory
and a new High School building
1 Secretary Paulett expressed the opin
ion that insurance rates would be re
doced, the hope is that the -
1 factory would be established, and a
committee of three from the Board
was named to co-operate with Dr
Jarman, Supt. Atkinson and ProfSW
..or .VcD.mald to formulate a plan
for the building, the work of th.
schools and to make report to son*
futur- meeting of the Hoard. Wh?
this has been done, a mass ti;
of the citizens of the town will tx
called when the campaign for a new
building will open In dead eal
Farmvill. is entitled to a
High Behoo1 building, and will hav-f
. and X. V. WorlQ $1.60.
Death ol s \ eteran
Comrade W. H. Morton, who lived j
as farmer and friend the most <>t ins'
life in Prince Edward, died at thei
Soldi-is, Home, in Richmond, ou
-iiurday, ami was buried
"Hill" Morton, as h.
tionateiy called, was i good soldier
:u,c' B good citi/.-i! ami I godd
friend at the close cf the war he!
began the life of a farmer on the
val lands, and for a numtW* <if
h.- farm.-d successfully. ll
worked poor boreen and never
mad.- a pUU| , i-op. nut hj.s heart
was higget than his pur- . and he li?
teral!) gav.- io oth.-r, ;iH he made
He n.-ver married, and yet be kept
open hons.-, and with "Aunt Lise"
in the kitchen fed more friend.. ;tt
hts bounteous table tban any other
householder who lived in Prince Kd
ward, with the exception of the late
C w Blanton, who never wen! al?
on.- n, his dinner, ami who enter?
tained at his hospitable hom.- more
than sat at the hotel tables
of our town during ?
friend "Hill", tor be was aol on
friend of the many, but the
rory dear friend of th.
kept up the generous habit until h.
lost all No, h.- did not lose all.
:-? lost his money. while lu- re?
tuned his honor and his good nairn
In his old age. h.- was forced to go
to tb ? home of ih.- old soldiers to
make lt lu- home; there he
by th.- side of comrades, Id th.- twee
we devoutly trust, of joining
the Immortal commander, who had
gone befcrc, and now rests "under
\ ? ? .,'??-, al Church, Char
tj was tie scene of a
Cul wedding on th.- 1 .".th ulto .
When Mis.; Lucy ll. Morton becalm
the bride ol Cd a ai d Wren Hu
Th.- church, which was canopied in
white, was beautiful in its d.-coratio
ni palms and Baster lilies Ti?
ding march was played b] Mrs Prod
Th.- groomsmen entered ni th.- fol
lowing order; Charles Osborne, Dr.
Hebel Morton. Henry Osborne, Dr.
Floyd Oregorj Walter McNeill, Cray
i d. K.-uben Hudglns, Dr. Hugh
Henry. Mack Mi Vok
Tlie matrons of honor were
Mrs. Cbarl.-s Osborne and Mrs li?
ber Morton, sisters of the brid.- The
little flow.-i girls. Caroline Osborne
and Elizabeth Petrea, followed, car
ihepperdess baskets filled with
ad hyacinths. The
bride .-nt' i. d with h.-r tallier. Maj .1
\V. M. ito: , and was m.-t at 11
tar by the groom, with his best man.
Dr. Hester Hudgiiis
Th.- ceremony was impv
performed hy Ber Q Wallace Rib?
ble, rector of th.- church A bril?
liant reception was given itu- brid il
party the proceeding night hy Mi?
ami Mrs Charles Osborne, at tb -ir
residence The bride and groom
took the southbound train for an
extended Southern trip to Florida
Havana and the West Indee
Ti...- bride is a daughter of Major
J W Morton She is well known
in Richmond, having been the lead
lng soprano In the First Baptist and
Holy Trinity Churches, of that city
Th.- groom is a young lawyer li?
lias been locat.-d in Chase City foi
? tim.-, but afb ? Septembei
.Mi1 ii ak.- Bichmond his I
We ate Indebted to in Bchemmel
I box of fragrant cigars, a pleas
ant Fastei gf.-.-tina; and a contine
Resolutions ol Svmpat'iv.
Where;. mber loth. 1901
our Heavenly Father called from OUI
midst our beloved sister. Daile Wal
, ton, Who was vice President of oin
Ladies Aid Society, and a worth]
member, therefore be it
Resolved 1st. That in the dotti
of our slpfer, our loss is immeasur?
able. She was one of our mo
Stunt attendants and faithful work
Her godly life, amiable dispo
ition and untiring desire to hell
others made her dear to us all
Resolved, Ind Wt mourn witr
her family and extend to them oui
- deepest sympathieo, trusting that ir
I the sweet bye and bye we shall meet
OB that golden shore where all is
? am; love, and loved ones nevei
i Resolved, 3rd. That a copy ol
stations be spread on om
minutes, one sent to the family- am:
.m.- to the Farinvilb- H.-rald for pub
Mrs. R. A. Hradshaw,
Mrs. J. I. Hradshaw,
. J. I). Terry
Many of the troubles that e
coming down the road toward out
farm pass by wv ling,
M-mills .11,.| MaSSaaWgSS, (.fives Or?
el \\iii..h The Oaaw Byee w.ws.
Bpokea In the tHad <?*kkI
?? hour on a recess)
?un-kl boon in our cit) af
tho dead, and held sweet commuu
1011 with those who had gone before
?/ith uncovered bead ami b.-art of
"Beloved Physician," ami then where.
sleeps a pun.. ,,f mer. banta, tbe
village Blacksmith, of whom U.ng
Poi Mi,.. the birth of tittie,
throughout ail ag-s and nation*.
Has ii;.- .ian ot the Smith beea
h'ld n. [.-put., by the people "
Tlie young wife, on whose gra??
the flower.- nev.-r fad-- tb. short.
I place of the infant, th.- iha
dow from which has bat n a- long aa
igesi life, the turf coveriaaj
nain- of the niaitleii fair, i ir
down while the d.-w ol the ucrning
glistened on th.- flower 'h.- mound of
the soldier who fell on the forefroat
of battle, that of the young SMS**
. ham who blt. the ledger unfinisk
ed, the farmer whose pion stood ?a
th-' lui row. tb.- law w-r with hie
unwritten, tl..- youthful scho?
lar with b ... h.- learned
of young h.-arts thal Ceased t?> throS
when stirred hy high hop.-.- of the*
tir.-d housewife who
mother n h..:-.- children >till cr] t-n
h.-r. oi ti..- man ..t God whoec flock
followed loyally and lovingly, of
' ie- dei k n I.? llf<
hoj v nos.- companions still mles
bim viii' the play ground, ol that
lat h.-i v h.. . ar. | for the
>!d. ihe club! whO
charmed bj his ;?; ?
who 'Ifted heavy burdens thal oth
ghl I '? ?' 111 pe.I' ?
er who lilli d other Ix ? ?nh
melody, of tie- oratoi who per
suaded with all of ins eloquent
that friend fin on foreign shore
ami who b. am. if ali
Farmville Gone, ail gone, but not
forever dtatelj monuments croww
man] mounds, while oilier, are ua
niarked b> stom-s and yet whose
li s are kept g.d mi hearts
of love c.. now ami then tn tha
cemetery, tin- sleeping place of our
'.?ai'., an.! then read of what a gift?
ed s. n of Virginia Ol aa be
i .ou to dedicate heaufi.ni Holly
"True it matters little I" the
d.-ad where they sleep Bot if aM
things ire to be tn- I or
utility an.' absolute necessity, what
ma' <;s it to th.- living thai
i b.-y should provide t h. nisei voa wita
more ihan tlie Indispensable supplies
of foul and clothing Why tba
comforts ol hom.-, the 'uxuries et
life, tli.- cultivation ..;' music, of
statuary? Now let us reverently as?
cend from the man t<> his Makw
and ask. why do we not see this praa
rclple of utility. <>r rather, I will say.
this common and contracted Idea of
utility manifest iu the works of <.??*.
Why has he throughout his whole
C. ta tic 0 exhibited at once a power
that awes th.- mind and a beauty
that .mai'.ures the heart! Wlntt
? matter.-d ll that h.- -h..uld make the
? earth more than a level, productive
and unadorned field! Why maka
that field "f grain, which pn-seiitly
is to h.- conv.-rt.-d into food for man.
M. attractive to his eye! IVhy mak**
that tr.-.-, which is to beeomc his
habitation stately a- well as ttroag?
Why mak- th.- storm cloud, whick
- purifies thc air and fertilizes the
earth Ix autiful in its wrath, now
sending from Its dark boaom wea
poiis brighter than the swords of
Beraphim, and now gleaming with
the gorgeous tints of the bow whick
. tb- Almighty fixed upon the cloud.
- H..- radial.t seal ??! th- covenant of
' Cod wit! man'' Why invest even tba
fleeting vapors of the sunset sky
. sith color- which the painter's moat ?
? elaborate art can not rival? Why*
? fill the air with sweet fragrance- aaa
' why deck the earth with wild floaV
ers. even it the distant recesses of
i tli.- for.-st and the mountains where
' the foot of man rarely penetrates!
1 And why strew tbe v.-ry bottom of
\ the sea with shells, whose tints re
- fl. ct the radiant hues of heaven, un?
less ll be not only to delight the
[ eye and the imagination of man, but
? love of b.-auty pervades
0 that Divine Essence, by which
all thinfs were called Into being?
We wr-ulc! make the Cemetery a
place of ?tpose for tho living, as
well a< tbe dead. We, v.culd mak*
tr what is better, a pi.-**e of medita
aa n.strumen- if n eral lm
r.rovernent Of all th ? 'chools of