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OLD POINT COMFORT.
(Bpe.ltil tn Tim Tlltios-Dlspntch.) Obi? ?-1/,?'? l D.lll' ??< ?, \ ,., ,llll>' 2." .' 'The presence, of Use (ruining siiundroti at Old ??oint limile the week nit OriUHHally hv..s;.? one socially. There ? were numerous chtortalttmon?i nehot-o for , the ttilil'-ihlpnien miel aboard Ihe vessels Of the Mqiunlron the tifllcers gi^-o tons, i ?dinner?, and lunehoons, Slnco their d?? partiire on Wednesday there Ima heen ? dearth of gaiety nnd tho Rtiosts nt ihe hotels nre content with ihe quieter . ftmusoTnenls of tennis, bathing, nnd san? ine;. A very attractive visitor nt Ihe Chnm rierlltr While the fleet was In was Mise JRoboccn Walker, of Richmond, whose brothel?. Lindsay Wnlkor, Is now ? mid Bhlpnmn in Ihe navy. ' Quite a number of (ho vives of the offlcirp of the fleet -were also nt the Chmn herlln. among them being Mrs. ' Charles C, Precintiti, ot Washington; Mrs. L'Alte MeXninrc. of Boston; Mrs. Cnlby M. Chester, and Mrs. Arthur Ches? ter, of Washington. Klrhmor?ders recently at Old Point were Mr and Mrs. Joseph Brady, Mrs. John Purcell, Miss Nora Leary, Mrs. C. C. ?Walker, nnd Miss Walker. Other guests are Mr. and Mrs. George B. Oweins. Dps Moines. Iowa; Str. njid Mrs. A. B. Cole, Chicago; Mrs, M. L. Wallace, Miss EL ?. Wallace. Philadelphia; Mr. and Mrs. Wljllam Porter, Miss Schor merhorn. St. Augustine: Miss Lucy Bilid. LimlsvHIe, Ky.; Mr. and Mrs. 8. Dickson?. AVest Orange. X. J.; Mr. nnd Mrs. .Tnrnes Courts, Washington; Mrs, J. L. Colljns. Frankfort, Ky.;^Mlss Ro? berta Bird, Lawrencoburg, Ky.; Mr. end Mra. Joseph L Kelly, Miss Cora Jones, Bristol. Va.; Mr. nnd Mrs. Harvey Olm ptead, Miss Margaret Clmstend, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Tuttle, Pittsburg.. RADFORD, VA. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) BADFORD, VA, July I.?Mr. and Mrs. 3G, R. K. Cowan have returned from their bridal trip to Niagara and are at the home of Major John T. Cotvan, at Belle Spring. Miss Alice Jones has returned from a Visit to Miss Margnret Jordan, at Wythe . Ville. ; Mrs. David Wallersteln and three chil? dren, of Richmond, also Mrs. Vf. Vf. Wil? son, child and mother; Mrs. Day, of Ken ova, are at Mrs. Elizabeth C. Adam?'3 for ?he summer. , Dr. Irene Bullard left Wednesday for Birmingham, Ala., where ehe will opon un office and practice her profession. Dr. Bullard Is a graduate of Ann Arbor nnd a remarkably bright, ambitious young ?woman. Sho passed the examination of tho State Board last June, but has not yet hung out her shingle, wishing to careful? ly look over a number at fields before locating permanently. Dr. Bullard's moth? er and her sister, Miss Metta Bullard, of Newport, R. I., will make their home with ' her in October. Mr. Elliott Howe and bride, of Now berne, N. C, are visiting their parents, ' Mr. and Mrs. John Howe, of East Rad ford. The brido was Miss May Moore, of Newberne and the marriage took place the 16th. Misses Laura and Ulrica ingles are visit. 'ing Colonel and Mrs. Thomas Lewis, at Roanoke. Colonel and Mrs. R. R. Henry and their daughter, Miss Aylett, passed through Radford Wednesday en route to the Culpeper Horse Show. Miss Ada Osborne, of Morrlsvllle, Pa., Is visiting- her uncle. Captain J. O. Os bnrne. Mr. Winslow H. Randolph, headmaster of St. Albnas, left tho llrst of the week for ? trip through the South, In the In? terest of his school. Mr.?. Carter, of Evnnsvllle, Ind., Is the giiem. i'f her 'inani Rev. Edwin R Carter. Mrs. W. H. Vh-gie returned Thursday from m visit to friends in Annlston, Ala., ?nui ?- ? gu'csl :it Mrs. Adams's. Colonel .1. Rush Miller has purchased nn ora ligo grove and a pretty residence nt Enstls. Flu., and with his family, will spend the winters In the sunny South. LEESBURG, VA. (Spoetai to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) LEESiniRU, VA., July 2.?Miss Nellie Macintosh, of I.eesburg, Is tho guest of Miss Bessie- Harper, of Washington, D. C. Mr, and Mrs. H. H. Plgott. of Purcell ville, oro spending the summer nt Chesa? peake Beach. Mrs. Emma Stone, of J-ovettsvllle, wife of Mr. Wm. J. Stone, died on Monday, ?ged about 50 years. Two children sur? vive. Miss Jessie Franklin, a trained nurse, was seriously burned at her homo on Wednesday by the explosion of an oil novo, . . Mr. W. N. Jmnnln?. of San Francisco. Cal., Is this?' gnfest of friends In Lees Jnirg. Misa Marie McHaugbton. of Washing? ton, D. C, 1b the guest of .Miss Fannie IM wards. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harrison have been Visiting In Washington, D. C. Mr. W. H. Clemens, of "Bockledge," has returned from a visit to Doylestown, l'a. ?Sheriff find Mrs. Harrison H. Russell, loft this week for Konceverto, W. Va., ?where Mr. Russell has purchased largo lumber Interests. SALEM SOCIAL. (Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.) SALEM, VA.. July L'.?Mrs. W. P. Morris gitvo a most delightful euchre party Saturday evening in honor <f her friend, Miss Mary Temple-ton. of Waynefiboro, Va. There were nino tables ni:d the play continued from S until 31, when Ices and cakea woro served. The bouse waa effectively decorateti with daisies, and daisy score cards made dainty touvenlrs of the occasion. The tirst prizes wero awarded to Miss Bessio Gal? loway and Mr. Horace Fox niii] thn bppbiea went to Miss Mattlo Henderson und Mr. James Hear. Misses Bertha and Fanny AnUzer, of West Virginia, who have been in Clarks? burg for the past month, returned to Salem Saturday. Miss Mary Cnfey, who has been visit? ing Mr?. Wilbur Crosn, has returner! to her home In llallas. Tex. Profesor and Mrs. H. II. Throeknior ion, of Danville, Ky., are again In Salem, lifter visiting relatives In I.oudoun coun? ty, Va. Mr. ?!??.?| .Mr-- Carson Wells have return? ed home after spending ihe past week ;n Virginia Bench .Mr. James Morehead, whn f-pent the f' Bt - ?? ' ' .?? Yai. University, is visit Inii his brother, Hr. .1. A Morehead. Mi?. Bryar? Ferguson lofi Bunday niRi,i :for take :? bunln'ens Mrs. Elflo ?kiu will nifi daughter b-ft Friday I McsrheyevilH, when tl? will spend ihe summer, Mrs 1' -: .-'?.?, i-,t SyriiMiBO, ?, ? | ? nntl Mrs. "Jos?fili I., Logan, of Atlnntn, ! Hb., nre vlelllflB" their mother, Mrs. Allila ! Logan, on Urontl street, Iir. nnd Mrs. Menilo Hurwell, o? the Eastern Shore, nre spending tlio week with Mr. Robert Lognn, nt Sherwood, Mi. unti Mrs. John Logan, of Norfolk, nrrlved In Saloni Tuesday, nnd will re? main hero during tho summer. PEORLE IN HANOVER. (Speclnl to The Tlmes-DIspatch.) PI-JAKE'S, VA., July 2-."Th? good old summer tlmn" In Hanover Is, ns Usual; very gny. The hospitable country homos have thrown opon their doors to the city guests. Mr. nnd Mrs. Cannon nJid bnby nre spending the summer at Hnnover Court? house. A?rs. David Wnldhnm, of Savannah, let visiting Mr. C. P. Cardwell. A most delightful german was given In his honor Tuesday, night which wns In? dulged In until tho weo smnll hours. Miss Mary Taylor, of RIcTimond; Miss Nclllo Morton, of Richmond; Messrs. Campbell, of "Mississippi; Mr. Chnrles Oar? nott, of Richmond, aro among the house i party at Dundee, tho country residence j of Mr.' George F. Haw. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bailey are the guests of .Mrs. C. P. Cardwell. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. "Williams, of Dan? ville, havo returned, after a trip often days to their father, Dr. Williams. Miss "Mary Carter -Anderson Is spend? ing tho month of July at her homo be? fore going to the World's Pair. Miss Kate. Anderson will spend 'the month of August at Virginia Beach. Miss Agnes Williams is going to entor tnin a house party during July. Among tho guests expected will be Miss Salile Hollnday, of Portsmouth; Miss Estollo Tucker, of Danville; Miss Katie Ander? son, Hanover; Mr. Willie Klnnoy, Dan? ville; Mr. Burwell, Lynchburg; Mr. Brow ard, of Atlanta; Mr. Willie Williams, Danville. Tho glorious 4th promises to be fully celebrated. Many fishing exp?ditions, lawn .parties, etc. All aro anticipating much pleasure, Miss Fannie Williams will leave for the mountains of North Carolina, chaper? oned by Mrs.-'WIlllams. Mrs. R HT. Cardwell has been quite sick, but Is Improving. Miss Addio Stevens is out again, after a rj'rlef Illness. FREDERICK'S HALL. (Special to Tin Tlmes-DIspatch.) FREDERICKS HALL, VA., June 30.? Wheat liaH-est Is pretty well over, a fair yield Is expected, prospects for tho corn and tobacco crops aro good. Tho hay crop Is full up to tho aver? age. Recent copious rains have 'had a wonderful effect la bringing cut the latter. Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Terrell returned from Richmond last night, where they attended tho marriage of Miss Lizzie Terrell and Rev. Mr. Faulkner, of Clif? ton Forgo. Miss Myrtle Atkinson nnd MIbs Paulino Scott are visiting the St. Louis Exposi? tion. Misses Smith nnd Simpson, of Rome, Gn., are guests of Mr. Absalom Waller. Mrs. Lonnlo Jones and Mrs. ?, T. Splcer, of Richmond, after 'spending a few days with the family of Mr. E. II. Splcer, have returned home. Master Russoll Crank rpent yesterday in Richmond. Miss Natalie Harris Is spending several weeks in Chnrlottesvllle. Miss Margaret 8plcer. who has been visiting her brother In Richmond for the past week, is expected home to-mor? row. Mr. J. H. Crank Is In Richmond to? day on business. ' '? WARRENTON, VA. (Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.) WARRBNTON; VA., July 2?Shoot? ing clay pigeons Is more the fad here nt present than anything else. At a ro cent match the most creditable scores woro made by tlio following members of the Warrenton Gun Club, with twoniy to break: Sterling Jackson landed seven? teen, Dr. St. Clair and J. C. Keith llfteon each, John Grawner and H. Graham thirteen each. Dr. Hopkins and E. 13. Slater eloven each, H. Martin and F. Galloway ten each. Tho Fauquler Club will hold a mooting July 8th to consider proposed amendments to tho constitution. An army and navy list will probably bo established. Mrs. D. Harding, of Wn.ihlngton. D. C, Is visiting her mother, Mrs. R. Tay? lor Scott. Miss Marlon Lindsay Is visiting Miss Louise Fauntleroy. ?Miss Smith, of Alexandria, Is at Mrs. Brlttons. Mrs. .Bond and her sister, Mrs. Tr? ville, aro guests at Mrs. Days. Mr. John Thornloy, of New York, Is visiting at tho residence of George ?. Sinne. Mr.?*. James K. Maddnx gavp n "de? lightful party to a number of children at "Leeton Hill" h few days ago. celo bratlng the tenth birthday of her young niece, Miss Wynyard Barker. CUMBERLAND SOCIAL. (Speclnl to The Tlmes-Dlsp?t?h?) fl'MBBRLAND, C. II. VA'."; July 2.?Dr. and His. JE?onry Sampson Goodniun, of Cary, Miss., aro visiting "Mrs. Goodman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kilty??ml Byrrlcy, at "Greon Level." Miss Salilo Norvell, of Richmond, is tho guest of Mrs. Andrew .1. cimy, Sr., of "N'ori lilii-ld." Miss Mary Carrlngton Johnson; of Farmvllle, Is spending several weeks wltll Miss Alma Crouch, of Sunny Side. Mesara, "Robert nnd Carrol Wol-ilger, of Ashland, X'a,, nre stopping at' Ihn Bed Roso inn for the summer, Miss Muttie Mayo, of Richmond, Is th? guest of Miss Helen Oliver Fllppoil, Miss Mayo will go from here to her country place In Amelia county for Iho Hummer months . Mi'H. Thomas Marrow, of Hopklnevlllo, Ky;i Is visiting her aunt, Mrs, Hertha Morrison Talc at "Sweet Briar." Mrs. .Marrow Is most pleasantly remembered lier?: as Miss .Mary Horndon. Miss Katherine Umland Dlggs, of Lynchburg, Va., who lias heon spending I lie past month with Mrs. Charles OltfS? lu-r?, will spend the other summer months al Mom va le, Vai. Uov. William Chedester, of Ashaviile, N, C, In visiting friends in the neighbor? hood. Hogs and Hogs, Nevertheless, thl? notion ?ih exploited, by a Ph!|ad?lplilfiii tills the mill In tlm V|i lull y o. the lu-ail: Toe otid-soit hog's an awful boro, A cad, a boorish elf; 1 en -| tell how I hate lilm, for 1 want that t-f-iit myself. Sale Ten Million Boxes a Year. Tho BEST HOT WEATHER MEDICINE 10c, 25c, 50c. k_ PHEVENT^LL_8UWWEB BOWEL TROUBLES rUdsummer Bargain Counter RICHMOND can justly boast of many of the most magnificent stores in tho South?Stores in which almost any want can be supplied, ancTat prices which have given this city a most enviable reputation as a place of residence. It is,truly said that a dollar goes further in a Rich? mond store than in the stores of any other Southern oity. It is a fact that the great stores of Richmond are one of her chief sources of pride. The greatest Department Store of them all, however, is the institution which comes the nearest mooting all the wants of the people?the great institution which advertises every article?makes a specialty of bargains; secures work forche unemployed; sells fish or shoes; rents farms or employs school teachers; furnishes summer? boarders, and sells old machines. This great institution is the .....TEE-DEE BARGAIN COUNTER DEPARTMENT STORE.. Small?But Great. One of the greatest bargains, indeed the very greatest bargain, placed to-day on the Tee-Dee Bargain Counter, is the price of the Tee-Dee Ads. These Ads. are small and easy to write, but they possess a value far out. of proportion to their size. Their strength lies largely in their numbers. There are so many of them and they are so interesting that everybody reads them for the information th?y contain. ? Hero Is the prlco of. thoso llttlo wan? der workers! ono word ono time?pro? vided, of course, an Intelligent adver-? tisemont can ho stated in ono t ?-, word, will cost only. * ?* A llttlo Too-Deo want ad. of twonty five words Is long enough to attract the attention of tho public and to bring1 wonderful results. It will only *} sn COSt w. ??^ A, contract can bo mado for 1,000 words, to,bo used within threo months. Thoso 1,000 words will hlro servante,, sell houses or draw trade. ?(J ?iik Tho oost is only...'...........?Py'VV/ Pianos, Oil Stoves, or Drugs. The Tee-Dee Bargain Coun? ter is not discriminating. The man who looks here for what he wants, will likely, find it, whether it be a piano at a bar? gain, oil stoves that will burn or drugs that are pure. If you have a piano to sell or a sewing machine that you- do not need, you are at liberty to place it on the Tee-Dee Bargain Counter. Suppose you should sell a piano for $150 nnd make a profit on It of $50, would you not ho satisfied to advertiso it for a week at a cost of., .. Or by buying a copy of The. Tlmes Dlspatch and rending the Tee-Dee $1.50 Wants you might buy that oil stove for less than half Its<valuo: Tho same thing holds good on any article of household necessity. The pnpor f O/-. for a week would only cost you * *>** If you have drugs, or groceries te sell, you can tell the public about their quality and tholr price?just put them on tho Toe-Dee Bargain Counter: a 5,000-word contract will u?,?-??7 C/l cost only . f?/.OV Town Lots or Farms Sold or Exchanged. Have you been considering leaving the farm and moving into the town? or have you some town property on hand which you would like to sell or exchange? There are more ways to feed cattle than by turning them into the wheat fields, and there are more ways (and less expensive) to sell that land than by putting it up at public function. Why not spend a *fe\v cents telling The Times-Dispatch readers about it? It's pretty safe guessing .tha*t several of the thousands of subscribers are willing to make you an offer. Ttenl Estate can go on the Tee-Dee Bnrgiii/i Counter just as well ns any? thing else and hy using the Te?rDeo Ads., you might be able to sell your farm with an expense of less if? i ?\?\ But' ssppose you had a farm or a house to eell, would tt not be wiso te patronize tho Tee-Doe j even to tho extent of. patronize tho Too-Dee pages (C e ?? A Good Man Por a Vacant Position. The Irishman's rabbit that cost more to cook than it was worth, was much like some men who apply for positions. That is why it is well to have a large number from which to pick. A Tee-Dee Want Ad. wil bring a host of them. You have a chance to get the matt best suited to your needs. You save money and work along? the line of least resistance, when you use Tee-Dee Wants to sup? ply your needs. ? An advertisement under tho head of "Help Wanted" -win be read by almost every man In Virginia who Is ?*>*? ? looking for work; It will cost only*<*^C Tee-Den Want Ads. aro all payable cash, In advance. Therefore, the same advertisement. If charged on ,?G?? the books would cost. vUt The man who has ' never seen may very well doubt the wonders of the modern world. It Is tho samo with the man who has never tried advertis? ing. He doubts Its 'effectiveness. If you have machinery of any kind to sell, Just try advertising It In the col? umns of tho Tlmes-DIspatch. ' Summer Boarders. Those who desire Summer Boarders or those who are looking for a cool place to spend the summer/meet here in the great Tee Dee Department Store. It's a convenient meeting place/ Very many are here and there is a good chance for selection. If one does not please, you arc at liberty to try another. One Toe-Dee Ad. for a Summer Boarding Place will undoubtedly bring many replica. Yo*u can havo your choice of seaside or mountains, hotels or private families; the llttlo Ter Ad. will cost you. ???. It you are looking for Summer Boarders. It might not bo wise to stop with only one Insertion. Tho namo Ad. could be repeated and tho two .?inser? tions, one week day and onco on Sunday, would only Site Three Insertions at a twenty-five word Ad. might probably be the meant" of securing as many boarders an you could accommodate and tho cost would bo loss than your profit on any one at them for one day. Threo In- **7tSfi s?riions would only bo. /?"/C This samo twenty-five word Tee Deo Ad., which is euro to? be read by thousands of people every day, could bo published for a whole week, six times, and tho entire cost c ? E*j| would bo only.4>I??l/ Men's Furnishings, Horse Shoes, Vacant Rooms, Electric Fans All of these are articles that can be and are daily placed on the Tee-Dee Great Department Bargain Counter. If yours are not there, it will pay you to have them placed there at once and if you are in need of any of these articles or almost any? thing else, turn over to the Tee-Dee pages and you will probably find them on the Bar? gain Counter. To buy a paper so as to be able to inspect the bargain counter forg? one day will only cost you.??*? Or you can get tho paper a ? whole year and ba able to read'of all the bargains that are offered tfr f\?'? tor only .f?.?? It you live In Richmond and want the pnper delivered to your door every morning before sunrise, It will cost $8.00 per year, or hy the -til/?? month. OKJS, A Good Boarding House For a Quarter. Toni need not go out nnd tramp the streets to find It. The Tee-Dee way is much the simpler way. It Is a settled fact that? a few cents spent on a Tee-Dee Want Adwill put you In touch with lots of good boarding houses. Situations Supplied. If yourpresent situation does not suit you, it is easy to break away and find a new job by using., the Tee-Dee Wants. Every day that you. are out of employment costs you money. It docs not take many days of idleness to roll up a good-sized amount. If you uso Uie Too-Dee Wants, the man who wants your services will be sure to find out that you want I U. a Job. The cost per word is..... ? l?* If you want to change for any rea? son, you can likely iind the man or Arm who wants you bad enough to pay you more money and when you get the now Job you will not "\l\f. look like. OUC Tee-Dee Headquarters Are at 916 E. Main.St. IN THE HARVEST FIELD ALONG THE LOWER JAMES RIVER HARVESTING SCENE IN CHARLES CITY COUNTY. Of the many farm sc?nes onco so fa? milial- on the great James-River planta? tion.-- nearly all have faded Into tho'-pust. revived only In the memory of those who knew tho plantation?' a? they were In tho uiite-hellum day?, and It is only In "har? vest f?mes?' Unit ono is treated to a plia?o of real old plantation Ufo. True tlio click I of (he binder Is heard in the broad, gulden fields Instead nf the ?wish of lliu old time cradle, but tho darky and ilio mulo are still Important factors, and whlskoy Is still served out three times a day t<> ? he "harvest hands." Tho pictures of harvest time on the Western and Northern farms, which ono roads In tho magazines of tins day, give no idea of tho Southern harvest scones. There Is no gmliurhig of the .nuighburs. no long tables sot for the ''men" by tho 'wlnimen," and no crowd of whllo la? borers, dusty and toll stained, who per? form hurried ablutions as they crowd around the harvest dinner,? no rattle nf metal forks and IchIvoh on tin plates, As the ''helpers" ravenously devour tlio ?wb.stanlinl meal that the "wlmmtn folks" have prepared, and when the hinders hftv? censen for the day ami Die Min .-ink?; to rest beyond prairie or hill, no jollification among tho helpers and the "wliiniun THK HONEST MACHINES. But when the wheat fields on tlio banks of tho James commence to turn from green to yellow, tho binders are brought out, oiled and gotten ready, and whan the Bl'cou haw deepened into a light golden tin* owners o? Ilio plantations .send nut "mouth hands" or "stable buys" to ilio iJurky settlement? to pass the yvqrd' thut tin? wheat I? ripe, ent?at?lpt? u sufficient number of extra day luniks tn carry uu im- work. It Is tho beginning of harvest. Up ut tho Mk mule Mahlt; iho owner of the planta? tion or his manager ?Us on his hprse, filvliii; directions to the teamblei's. who are bringing out tho mulo learns and hltclilini them up to tho hinders. Tho great bell over tho grain barn has rung out Its summons to tho hands; tin? red light. In the east -?rows brighter, ami ? li?? world ih waking up; the heavy dew of a Juno morning bathes the grass In stable yard, ur drips from the roof i>f barn and stabil'?. Across tho fields by sinuous time worn paths or along plantation roads hurry tin; ,,???a bands, each ono brlngim* n small Un hucket to carry home their suppers or perhaps buttermilk. The sun lines, a ball of fire. At a word the bind? ers leave for the fields, while the crowd of shockers, inters up nnd the "want? hoy" full In behind, their dusky faces expressive of tho fun, sweat and labor ot : harvest time. ? ?Till?; HARVEST KIHL.D. The wheat field is reached, There It I stands In the warmth a ltd dampness of I the early June morning, an hundred aeres of golden promise, ready for the sharp I hlnAes of the hinders, five, feet high across , the field, with heads drooping ? rum their weight of rich ripe grain. Tho . heiul teamster nt a word to his four mules, straightens thorn out, and the next mo? ni.-nt tho lead hinder blades are cutting down the grain; the others fall in behind, while ihe whole force of men and boys begin to tote up the wheat and to build : up tho shocks, At 7:?0 brculifust Is ready. i Tho old cook nt the kitchen, with some ? young girl to assist her, has been bu*y I since 5 o'clock "gitlln' do liurves' ban's : hiekfus reiidy 'sides glttin' brekfus fer ? do grot house." Down tho road they Home, Inii?ltliiK and joking? ? drink is' ?served "uf furveet whlsk-y" f.'> tu each one by some trusty month hand, nnd seated cm he ground or boil oh os under some tree noni- the old kitchen door, Ihey I eat their -vnwn" pone, fried lui con and herr ng, washed down with strong coffee, ? In tho "gret house" tho family ure at breakfast. The ladles In light summer attire, one am) all dls'cusslon th? pros- ' poets nf tin? wheat crop, promising tQ' l'omo, out In tor In (ho en: rl.igo to look nt ? tin? hai vest, I l'Oli BHKAKKA.ST. Thirty minutes for brenkn.sl. tlion Ime!; | Hi tho Hold. From then to 12:?1 the dusky sons nnd grandsons of the old-tlfne slaves work cheerfully ?n the dazzling June sun, occasional y ill hands ceasing from ,??????? la-or to quaff u gourd of water ov to Chase an "ojo Uyur" as she scurries itPiOss the Mtihhli. frlghtenod from her bel by the noise of the. harvest. As the sun crosses the meridian ">'! "feed boy" ? ? 1 > ill ?ho hlg stable rings Ihe bell Hut liei aids the dinner hour nnd the midday rest. Hastily mules aro unhitched, turned loose to trot to tho stable. Their feed Is ready. Alter burying their ???,?? deep In tho water trough and drinking to re ?letion. they enter the stable: eaj;h Uimw.? his stall. Soon they are grinding their hard white torn. Under the big tree, by (hi!*kitchen door tho hands aro standing, Once moro the jug Is brought out ond a drink served.all round, Then the harvest dinner. A fat sheo?i bus heen slaughtered lor the occasion, arid while the darkles ,feast on mutton, fried bacon, cabbage, earn bread and snaps, tho family hi "tho grot house" sit around the old mahogany dining tablo s,t ono of the old Virginia summer dinners, the menu of which Is too r.i. ni?ai? io Itemize I'eihnps two or threo friends have dropped In to spend tho day or maybe a week,or perhaps some visitors from town havo come unexpect? edly; no matter. ?,,???? OF PI.KNTY. It Is harvest time, Chickens nnd vege? tables are plentiful. The "gyarden Is ?g?od" th's year, and tho Ice-house Is full, So It only means get boring a few more vegetables, killing some extra ? chickens and using a little bigger Ico cream freezer. The sun is now standing well towards thn wost. Across tha wheat field the boat shimmers. Mules and dnrklos aro bathed In sweat. Under the big gum ? rio, tho carriage ts drawn up and the In? cj.ee and tho owner of tho plantation enich the Jamil tar ?cone, us tlioy chut. And now tho binders aro making their I lnst round for the day. The sun drops to s:eep. Far across the fields tolls the big bell. It Is "the angelus" that summons all bands to supper, If not to prayer. An hour later, the hands are stralcimi out; on the grass in tlio buck yard. On tho I front porch of thn "grot house" the fam? ily are inntcd: a full harvest moon rises > lowly, shedding a soft and brilli ml light over nil? On ? dead bough of a poplar j t'n near Hie house a mocking bird war? mes for ? meinen or two, then goes to sleep, And a A'lrglniu harvoat day Js over. J. M. tSl'iLh. ' THE ALLEGHANY. (Spoolnl to The Tlnvis-Plspitch.) ' GOSHFiN, VA?. July? r'-lh'. F. P, Webster, owner and mct|l?a| dlrer- ! tor of the Alloghnny Sanitarium and rest resort, which was opened June 1st, ? has greatly Improved and heautllled this pla.ee by many changes. Ho Is deliy re- I celvlne numerous apoticatlons, and th? I YOU HAVE BEEN "Wo can give you Just'as. good as Bosher's for loss money." We accept such admissions of our claim that vie are the "standard of quality." As often ns you have heard tho "Just as good" claim, no doubt you have Just as often asked; "If Just as good, why for less money?" Now, If you wont the worth of your money, go to R. H. BOSHER'S SONS, 15 South 9th Street. And oet your new Vehicle or have the old one repaired and repainted, THEY HAVE ALU THE LATEST STYLES, season promises to be nn unusually large one. I Misses Primrose and Mary Cameron | left yesterday for Atlantic City, whero thoy will spend several weeks, and also visit ninny Northern cities. Miss Janlo Cameron, tlio attractive daughter of Mrs. Ellen Cameron, of Cameron Hall, who has been attending W. und h, N, and V, M, I. finals, has returned home. Miss Mary Komper, of Albemarle coun? ty, is tho guest ot Mr. and Mrs, Craig, Cold Sulphur Springs. ' Mrs. Emma Bayllss, of Columbia, S. C, Is visiting- her daughter, Mrs. James CJtilnn, of Rockbridgo Inn, Dr. Tucker, of Roenoke, Vn., will be resident physician for the Chapman Iron, Coal and Coko Co, A WAR INCIDENT. ?Men Who Fought Hand to Hand Become Neighbors and Friends. (Spoolol to The Tlmes-DIspatch,) | MKHEKUIN, VA., July 2.-Durlhg tho hard fighting of cavalryman around Boonesville, Md., Mr, J. J. Green, of the Union army, received a severe wound on his head by the hands of a Ninth Virginia cavalryman. Mr, W, p. Dance, who resides near this place, was the soldier who delivered the blow, Tho calvary to which Mr- Dauco belonged had- been doing somo hard figliti'-? | around this Maryland town, and wns I slowly retreating wjien reinforcements j arrived, and they again faced tho ."-?euiy and a hand to hand fight took place. : Mr. Danco onmo In contact with a cav- ? nlrj man who was directly in front of ? him, and with his saber forcod him to dismount. When on Ilio ground ho drew his pistol, 1111,1 waa ill-nut to tire a fatil shot, when Air. Dance, filili In Ills saddle, again brought lite saber Into action and struck his opponent Just over the right pyo Inflicting a wound-which rendered his ma? unconscious, and he rode on,'think? ing? that Jils blow*'was fatal, and con? tinued to carry this idea until a short time ago, when Mr, Green, moved, hero from Now York and settled only a short distance from the' home of Mr- Dance' ! While Mr. Dance was relating this In- ! cldent as he had often done to his friends, Mr. Green, happened to be one of. his hearers, and ho sooner had he com? pleted tho experience than Mr, Green., Always On Time! It will win tho respecto! a woman! It has gained a reputation for our Watohes that wo toA proud of. Our selection ol timo pieces uro marvels of urilstle. skill in deelgu and finish. Wo hav boon experts ou Watches for yoar???! 'lhorelqro, we tiro careful to select only good ttmo-keopors in buying Watohes I J. ?. ALLEN A CO., JEWKMflRS, 14th uud Main Streets. .ieclared that he was the man, ond exhibited tho scar nnd described the in? cident as well us the horse upon which/ Mr, Dan.? rode. In turn Mi*. Dance told which sido the man fell from and ho.v be wits laying when he struck ??? blow, also tho color of the horse tho soldier was rid.'ng. ? Thero seems no doubt that after.about thirty years of peaco these men have found each other and are now good friends and delight in toiling their ex? perience. Worth the Money. N'orfoll; would to deJifhtM to hnve Hamp? den-Sidney Col'ege. gy coming here, IJaiui' ddi-.SlJney would acquire Uni distinction cf being the only colloso on tin* sfiml.lo between New York and Charleston, ?. C?Norfolk Lwndmark,