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THE FARMVILLE HERALD.
HONOR FOR THE PAST, HELP FOR THE PRESENT, HOPE FOR THE FUTURE. VOL. IX. FARMVILLE. YA.. KIM DAV. JANUARY .J7. L899. \o. 19. CITY DIRECTORY. I . i.minni ?ar uml I .ile lind ind .1 B. Ul an.! SS'. K. I.. Brambert mu! S ! I r Ison, w. K. ., md ll K. ss ! 1 XV. P.. ii. i:. Wan un.! s iii niui ss-, r. - ? . li. Miller. M . Prince Edward County Directory. ? ? ..url. Hun. I. M.t ? >unl Court. Hon. V. |i SSO'i. oo oUllin.nsvetilll. - m h Tl ; ???*?! County R..! ss ?kins. !? ss ss- i. Clai k,' on; Revenue. ss ll ' T. ll I H I Har se v, li ls - A 0 WATKINS. R H. WATKINS. WATKINStf WATKINS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, KARMVILLE, VA. . niiris nf Prince Kdward, Cuni' im. Nottoway timi Aini - ? oui t ni Kii'li.iid. . ntlou |iimi i.i esses in bank? ruptcy, 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, PARMVILLE, C 1 H. BLISS, GENERAL AUCTIONEER, PA RM VII LE, s s. : connl li fJ R. SPENCER, M. D., I'liusiriun ami Surgeon. isl 11 Ks : il Children, Obeli Whiskey, Morphine, Opium and 1 I I Uti.e ut (taite * lu a.. ai u\t r Paulett. smi '. "W M.MARTIN, ATTORN KV AT LAW, Richmond, Va., Farmville, Ya. Will heat office In Parmville everj Mon duv. ^'HITE A CO., DRUGS, Medicines and Druggists' Sundries, irefully Compounded. PARMVILLE. VA. HUD YOU! That HUGH O'GARA & CO., Illl\. i Will Of RICHARDSON & CO., I iime In -to uf Whiskeys, Wines. Etc., Ihe finnier proprietors, Tbe atten? tion to I bs* Un- form. ? -in- public. t nive the mosl can rm ? country tra I If You Drink. Drink theB? -' ' STUART, MARYLAND XXXX, BRADDOCK aod tin- famous COOPERS OLD CORN. PLANTERS' BANK, FARMVILLE, VA. IT. SN- (.. Sellable. Capital paid up, $50,000. Surplus $30,000 Dil; H. v.. BARROW, K. M. BUsYTOR, ll. A. STORKS, t . M. ss ALKRR, 1 a. CO t. j. DAVIS, ral banking beslai lotlated. Imlia0"" l'r""-|l"i:<-ni.*?ai.(l Col JOH I'lilMIM, AT REASONABLE PRICES AT HERALD OFFICE, Auction Sale! Auction Sale! Auction Sale mimencing Thursday, January 26th, 1899, ok rogers' silver-plated wahi:. ALL KINDS of the BEST BRANDS of PLATED WARE made, C(itl-i-dillLr <?f KNIVES, FORKS, TEA and TABLE SPOONS, TEA SETS, &c. BRIC-A-BRAC, JAPANESE GOODS, WATCHES AND DIAMONDS, AND ?a line of HARDWARE AND NOTIONS. I n connection wit li i Iii- -luck there are 30,000 HAVANA CIGARS. (itiinl- are consigned lo lie -nlil without LIMIT or RESERVE BY G. H. BLISS, GENERAL AUCTIONEER. Sale to commence al 11 A. M., 2!30 P. M. AND 7!30 P. M., laily, continuing each day until .'ill goods are sold. Sale al corner Main and Third St reeta, Richardson's old stand. 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 are; 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 astir; 1 wondered If the birds would w.ikc- and sing While yet they w The moon burst forth from out It- ' ? the sky the glad stars traced her name, A .lrnts.-y lily upward turned tts face. Aid then?she came! Shceame! -Ethel M. Kelly, In Argosy. A Parochial Explanation By CRAIG CORNISH rlfM.ua, 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 ;? day. 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? gizing. "Nu matter," answered Hopkins, tnd both men sat iiussn betide tbe lng book*laden table. "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? ment. "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 vaguely. Icabod ssas silent. He COnsidi moment, "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? mer sv 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 res!: .;. 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 much disappoint "Didn't she tell yon why?" he looking dubiously at Icabod. "I don't belies ? leal.. . "T'erha, to In milli, and don'! about it." 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 point. "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? manded Ho] > 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 Hopkins. Sally saw him i ? ;-pinp her work about hi r in pretty ? sion. Thank you, father'i Ickwe should be coming down the Hrs! greet him. "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, >*nt embai 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, ri-intj. Icabod Judged to po, and so he took Iii-** lease. Ili.-. \isit m factory, hut he hm! dunc what he could and bl ?Tir as be was - ry for napkins, poor chap, bul perhaps he would 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 elbow. "Tell your mit! bring lt over myself," said Icabod. GRANDMAMMA'S GARDEN. Olit from the dusk of the days gone by Tha: Smites a picture fri atrsky i ms; Tis a little garden bright wit!. I .ital rare, am April's sun to N ?V( mb. r's gloom ?e? a.s fragrant ss gay .. - as quaint and sweet always As tl.. For 't '?? . 1 them care? fully Ar..: I to understand ; athy lllful hand. 1 ard lilacs and n. I ks; . is aral Jaek-ard-Jill, ard columbine, a my a velvet frill :ow-vlne; ardiy a flower of form or hue I-fashlor.ed s 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." ..iootn iif 11 ? fume 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, I fellness B fair; . summer's silvery rain a winter's - attain ago. Hut i luatBI uni her dear dead flos My tuart shall ne'er forget, lhood's hours I yet ?odo Farm HANDY WAGON BOX. ( un \ in len t (rrtunrmiail (nr I Mr nn ? lie I nrni or ob thr Hoad Ii.r Hauling Loads. 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 I 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 (Uiio Farmer. HORTICULTURAL HINTS. 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 do riot 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? imals*?Western Plowman. True, lint \W fill. i (in imok lng ? - Ihej rock. Tbli I don't. ? I lol-.- I ii, tun I.iris. Mau.Ie Mr. \\ ny him ! '..g. li I lo i, n i. ! \. .. . Twa? OB 1 And r. * 'Tis ir ' ? -Ha:, a. 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 Life. Hr \\ it* n I'.iel. The man who s.. rn i Thal was ?Answers. 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.? Alls, . I heir llrluln. rtiir'. Hi. Pether ti Johnny - After ail I ss a.s mad ? ont! ti ? ? could du ssith it,and tl clam I lilU.e I ...'.:ir', \\ III*. Smith .1 BUSpil - ns. Brow Smith 1 ?Duffs nu Reason toe lt. M. thei mean to sus j ou took a u of pie ss hi ? Why dui s mi do it'.' IT a tlint I when I v Puck. I*, h. . ti. Mall ing niau could *'? fully lo a ch< aver] pei Hoi ? \ Mattes ol rim-*!.-. "Whal will s? "I . ? ("lilli!:. hume." W . Morell "' i sloped Ulm. .Ton (bltti I regular fool of i ri.d. W iii ll I n. |il) f ache tbl Cusp lem Ufa \\ h.*n i..i. los ... I. ll *>!.? "W ! a man I "After tl enough nol - lie.?uni. >.. um- Knows. Litth I Mr. Callipers Mj i s Me; I \ lt... I,, i.t \ ie*,- ..f li coral for an i .Mr. Quirk usn v ss ? IIOOKKI) A MAU, .KU. Unique Yarn Told by Two Minae sota Fishermen. 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.. ' that * r the ? ? . I for half an hour in ' grow - aable ' all far hi! ? i .luck, the tempt* f lur. ?* iii d fmp. hook, felt 1 Mr. llbt, from ? ? Trifle ?? : away in . The lilli* A MARV] ed aa th< i ny made ssild i ?mi, ssiih r : ss bile ? r, stood ? land* rt to All ? linn . ll.nt lu* I I . - ' svith 1 Mr. 1 of the ? are through tin ' * In I I ? ailed. the - ? nn unlawful act Inn! I Ta* hook ? t se ' rlnto (nl.l Hr fruin I>oi*.n ll.-I,mt. ? - te the ln sup* ? -i I ' ..it,. rj of ? '. aide