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THE FARMVILLE HERALD.
HONOR FOB THE PAST, HELP FOR THE PRESENT, HOPE FOB THE FUTURE, VOL LY. FARMVILLE, VA.. FRIDAY, JUNE :;<>. 1899. NO. 41. CITY UIHtCTORY. I M . I I ? l>. I i I .1. I; ru iiml \\\ i m.! u \V I W. K. ? u r. . . M W Prince Edward County Directory. ? i W. ll. Hui liartl, \. \. ll:.-ki-, i. u . ? \\ 1 i W. Il 1 T. H. ll I w ? C FRANKLIN, ATTORNEY-AT LAW. PAM FLIN i'll V. VA. "liri ol ?. 0. WATKINS. R. H. WATKINS. WATKINS $ WATKINS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, ? FA RM VI Ll >?:. V \. I. linn. ' Ha. and W HODGES MANN. H.. \ ;. J. M- CRUTE, MANN & CRUTE, Law, < P. VANDERSLICE, ATTORNEY Al 1 WV. in wi rt-1 / ' S WING, ATTORNEY Al LAW. Green Bay, Prince Edward County, Ya. ? (' H. BLISS, S'ERAL AUCriONl FA RM VI LLB, VA - I R. SPENCER, M. D., ** ? r/iifsit imi mill Surgeon. . opium and I im mir I ^\j M. MARTIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW". Richmond, Ya., Farmville, Ya. \\'HITE 4. CO., DRUGS, Medicines and Druggists' Sundries, ?? pounded. FARM VILLIS, VA. Good Judgment , i? Would dictate that you buy JEWELRY, WATCHES, SILVER WARE ami -mli, of an old established and LIARLE HOI Such i- the store "f E. WILTSE, FARMVILLE VA. PLANTERS' BANK. FARMVILLE, VA. ? . apital paid up, $50,000. Surplus $30,000 DIRECT" M K. BARROW, K. M. BURTON, H -\. MTOKK8, C. M. W M mi:. X DAVIS, on all prluc - -ul Uol? - ICY CO. pil of I il!;. \ in I tin intc i hi i tln'.\ t urn mnn Tl I'll i iiml i if 1 . of tl Th. ami and t in hil .-uni i rlro|>|i The th rum tax to ri ?Min.!; fir nels fERRORS OF DRINK. Dr. Talmage Preaches of the Evila ol the Liquor Traffic In fin I I,..;,,, ni s.-riiKui Ila- Depict* lli?- llninUl.r.r, \\ ,,,? Iii,, ll mu i ,...,r? Mlaalofi i? io Df ?lni) III l.iM.d. 1. Wash* mc, win ii the ev ila of tho .ind tin movement for tbe abolition of inteen .iiiiii<* many thia s.-ri.i b\ in. Tal ? - in niel- lisp, .-ts -liould Ol tem - and there - s ' the ten pit The d< ? I nt midnight i tin- land, nii.l ??ie iii nd in euell boUSC Mini mourning ami woe rpt. That destroying i the earth, hut a far worse , iweepa through thi se lt is the destroying angel of tatton md Hum hy the Itj In \nn-i lea wm bc han the calamity in Egypt. Thousands if the slain, milli ni calculate their DUI upon,a Hine four fiends mel in ? l. They resoired that thu too happy, forth to ?chief. The .1: "I'll take ch I'll take " Another the dalry." neither sai.l: "I'll take charge of the mi t in thu ? lt a, rt. with skeleton tin tb cl <r in handshake each oilier good-by ith lip of hine Haine, rind parted on ? 'none ? . iii thc grapessnd sat .wu on i root of twisi,.,] grapevine in ? ?nt. 1 he fiend knew ge the vineyard, or. ? i damage the world. beautiful i Itohed the air th their swi - ? ed to sn n bunch, and die the fiend sa.' there in utter Indig laappointment he clutched r and squeezed it in perfect '1 lo! his hand was red with the and tba fiend id: "That reminds mo of the blood of iken hean p the vineyard, il I'll ii all the juice of the and I'll allow tl I the ipis to stand until they rot, and I'll 1 the process fermentation." And prepan ii. and snd their . and they dipped up the blood be grapes, and they drank and drank 1 went away drinking, and tl uk until they fell In long lim iiat when the fiend of the ?-. anted to return to hi the pit I I fruin earea walk I down amid a great leeway of the dead. hen the second fiend eat.ie into tho li .1 chin deep amid ni-I the rye. He heard all the in talking shout bread and prosper* dry and thrifty bomi i He Infield, grain h.id threw it > thc waler, and 1 ?? nth it - lighted with a spark ii his own heart and then idlng and smashing ai with th.-ir bottles, I the fiery liquid, and ,- drank, and tiny blasphemed,and and they fought, and I, and they murdered, and ? ? pit, the fiend of the , pleased w 1th their bo? or Iii-ft he ? donee i the pit to the Whisk* barrel, and ? by the door of the bunghole n high merriment at the ghi that out of anything so harm* field he might ? ?I id into a seeming pande ie fiend of the dairy saw the cowa m th. j tura field, the ii aid n lid: "I'll soon spoil all that nhl to it tn ir and nut and I'll stir it into a milk punch, ?hil.lr. n will drink it, snd lome of eni pi ra ?!' -.- people will drink it, and ?nil do Hnin no ii HI give lachs, and then I'll hand to the mon fiends ie satanic delegation." And then lend of the dairy leaped upon the and danced until the long og milkpana almost qu ? fiend of Un- music Wi re bul f" ?' riding f. w -. be ; of the city, and he r. .1 up the musical Instruments (fall he marshs and tb) tn md the pped and the drum he bugles called and the people i.d in, and they swung around In dane- m Ith a wine) |, and the dame became r and stronger and rougher, until ?-.in shook and thl BCked he floor broke and the crowd ed into hell. n the fi ,l 'nd of the nd and of thc gralnfii ld and of f the n ? went i? i home, and thc;, held high ;. had lu i n ll done. BB ' e from his ami announced that thei i ? ll could pay su.h the diabolic. And then all the - and all thc sprit? s and all the filled their glasse- and ,-licki >l ha th isl tn ka I dil tai am Il? ma or th? in toll ba< sw. lea dm gua tun erii his fun. I,-- | that ebl i it. say: nois thc The the.v writ llel| rum tihrii for I to si rle help Help linne the < is tri ment slept deatl Mop. 8top liol | Hu Of h. loves gata the n in or sell tl Then home of it. ls th. man I come' bc lia| dren i .Inn ; nuken ? tin- lu clad Bl drink pe mir; Oh, rii thou fi Bal when i th?in> and cried: "Let US Ariah drink te thc everlasting prosperity of the liquor traflic! Here'l to woe and dark ? ml murder and death! Drink! Drink!" Oh, my young friends. I wnnt to tell you that there la a point in inebriation beyond which if a man go he cannot stop' Bwl sometime* a man will bc more fraBB than that. A victim of Strong drink saul toa reformar: "lt is Impossible for me to atop. I realize it. Hut If you should tell me I couldn't have a drink until to monow night unleaa I had all my lingers cut off, I would say: ' the hatchet and cut them off.' " 1 had a very ..'.-ar friend in Philadelphia whose nephew came to him and was talking about his trouble and coi, it. He confsBBed heeoold not atop. My friend said: "You must stop." He-.ii.I: ip. If lhere stood a cannon, und it*WU loaded, and there was a giana of wine on the mouth of t! ? non, and i knew you would tire it oft* if l approached, I would start ? that glSSS of wine. I munt have it. I can't get rid of thia habit. I can't get BWaj from it." dh. it is awful fora man to wake up and feel that he ia a captive! I hear him soliloquizing lag: "I might have stopped three months ago. but I can't Stop now. Head, but not bUricd; 1 am a walking corpse. I am an apparition of w hat I once was. I inn a caged Immortal and nu soul beats against the wins of my cage on this sid.- and beats against tba wires of m.v eags on the other aldo until there s blom] on the wires and blood on Thc toul, but I can't get out. Destroyed .vithout remedy!" Again, the man suffers .'rom tl ? if usefulness. Do you know some <,f the nen w ho have fallen into the ditch v\ eu? nice in the front rank in churches and ii thc front rank in reformatory ilisti UtionS? Ho you know they once knelt t thc family altar and once carried he chalice of Hu- holy comm union on Bcramental days? Do you know they nod in the pulpit nml preached ie (iospel of the S,in of dod'.' We will ot forget the secne witnessed some ears ago in my Brooklyn church when man rose in the mi.Ut of the nudi tepped into the aisle and walked p and dnwn. Everybody saw that he ? ixicated. The ushers led him lt, mid his poor Wife took his hat and icico.it and followed him to the door. ho WM he? He had once been a ighty minister of tbs Gospel of Jesus lariat in a sister denomination, had ten preached in this very city. What nw him? Strong drink! dh, what Hst be The feeling of a man who has strayed his capacity for use' . not h.- angry with that man. Ho not ie your patience with him. Do not indar if he suva strange things ami ts irritated easily in the family. Ile s the Pyrenees and thc Andee and t; Alps on him. Ho not try to p.-r ade him that there is no future pun? nu not go into any argument prove to him that there is no hell. He PWC thari ia. Ile ia there now! Bat ho suffers also in Hu- loss of phys 1 health. The older people in thia an? ni'? cnn remember Hr. Sewell going ough this country electrify inf great Ueneee by demonstrating t.. them ? effect of strong drink upon tho hu* n stomach. I am told he had eight ten diagrams which ho presented to ? people, showing ths different ?ft ho disease, and I am >t thousands of p.-..pie turned k from Hint ulcerous sketch and ireetermal abstinence from all Iniox ?d only knows what the nkard Buffers. Pain tiles on every rc and travci ?? . - j mtk* ll i very bone and stings with ? n .ind jiulls with every tor c. What reptiles crawl ewer his shiT* ig limbs! What specters atand by raid night pi Hows I What groat air! Talk of thc rack, talk of the ?r-il pyre, falk of the Juggernaut Bil at once, ?e the attendants stand back from ward in thc hospital whore the in ates an- dving. They cannot stand The keepera come through it und : "Hush up, now ! Stop making this el Bs still! Ton are disturbing all uth.T patients. Keep still now!" ii the keepera paaa on. and after eil past thou tho poOT crear un I ig their nanda ami Bay; "() dod! i. help] dive me rum. give me ' d (,,,.1' d dod!" And they ?k und they blaspheme and they cry if lp and then they ask the keepers a. th- in, saying: "Slab me, stran me, smother me! d God I Help, ! Basal dive mo rum! d dod! !" They tear out their hair by the Ifni, and they bite their nails into piick. This is no fancy picture. It inspiring in a hospital at this mo? lt went on last night while von , and, more than 'hat, that ia the i some of you will die unless you :t coming, dod help you to you go so far that yin can top. t it plagues a man also in the losi uni-. I do not enre BOW mu.-li he his wife and children, if rhis habit the mastery over him he will do mst outrageous things, if need bc, uet strong drink he would ben all into everlasting captivity. ? arc hundreds and thousands of ? that have been utterly blasted I am speaking of no abstraction. ere anything so disastrous to a For this life and for the life to 1 Ho you tell me that a man can :>py when he knows he is breaking fe's lu art and clothing his ehil .vith rags? There are little ohil in the streets to-day, barefooted. lpt, uncombed, want written on patch of their failed dress and on wrinkle of their prematurely old nance, who would have been in ? usc of del this morning as well ?; you had it not been that strong drove their parents down into f and then down into tho gravi. rn, rum. thou dcspoiler of hom, s, De of dod, thou recruiting oflicer pit. I hate thee! my subject takes a deeper tone t tells you that the inebriate suf s fl I p ir li tl di in f Bl lil WI Bi io ag in v. iv; tl, ri ai : , StC ov. inf thc roc wh hoi he; nev lng hai tea r)i;i The the *he be fi the the, we "an lins gun st ri It han the ns fr you ('liri save the on I be I neve tl, kno' knov enlci of fi atop you to W this your drun nu nt drun say, i lag i< Hewn of yr flnsh ware let tl word dud's lion their this ( fear i gard t been some black. dh. ance v on Un March go hoi that r ev, r I habit Bench spring prophf lilith I what f the bl acpuk'l Towi painter ??rs the loss of the soul. The Bible In* dmstes that if wt fo inin tbs future Kurid snfoi. ?lons wiii.'ii were regnant here will tor DU'iit us there. I BBppoSS wiitin the ine? briate wakes np in the loal world there will be nu Infinite thirst slewing upon him. In thin world he eoold gel Strong drink. However DOOl In- was in thia World, he e.i ii li I beg OT ha eon ld .st.-ni five cent* tO gat a drink that would for a little while BlsJtS his thirst, but in .?tri? nity where will the ruin come from? Dives wanted one drop of water, but could nut get it. Where will tin' Inebri? ate get the draught hs so mn bo nundi d. iiiiiinls.' .w, one to brew it. No one tu mi\ it. No one to pour it. No mu' to fetch if. Millions of worlds DOW for the dregs that were thrown on the sawdusted floor of the restaurant. Millions of worlds now for the rind flung out from the punch bowl if au earthly banquet. Diveacalled for water. The Inebriate calls for rum. If a fiend fruin the lo^t world should cuine uji on ii mission to the gn and, having finished the mission In the grogshop, should come back, tal, the tip of bis wing one drop of alcoholic beverage, what excitement it would make all through the world of the lost mid, if that one drop of alcoholic bev ihould drop from the erina, of the (iind upon the tongue of the inebriate, dow he would spring up and cry: That's IL Thats it! Rom I Hum.' rhat's it!" And all the ca verna of the ust would echo with the erv: "dive it o me: Rum! Kum:" Ah. inv fi he Inebriate's sorrow in the next world viii not be the absence of God or boll* less or light; it will be the BDM um. "Look not upon the wine when t is red, when it movcth itself aright ii the cup, for al the last it liiteth like serpent and it Btingeth like SO .id Thirty women in one of the Western banded together and with aa ?peela] ordination from God the* went nih to the work and shut up ail the rogsbops of u large village. Thi rt j (.men. with their song and with their raver, and if 1, len nnd women with an especial ordl Btlon from 'ind should go forth feeling; ie responsibility of their arorh sud ?charging their mission, th.-} could hiu city shut up nil the grogshops. Hut 1 must not dwell on general must cum." to specifics. An- yon tray? If there is any sermon I dis? le, it n on generalities, i ant personalities. An- you ai I jvc you gone so fur you think you can it get back? Lid I say a few mm. o that it mau might go to a point inebriation where he COUld not stop? 'h, I Bald it, ami I reiterate lt. Hm I mt you also to understand thal while ? mali himself, of his own strength, a stop any man. ni have only to lay hold of the strong n of the bord God Almighty. II. ean ip you. Many Bummers ago I went ?r to New York one Sabbath even r -our church not yet being open for i autumnal services. I went Into a >m In the Fourth ward, New York, ure a religious sen iee was being d for reformed drunkards, and I ird a revelation thal night that I had er beard before- IS or Jil nu n stand? up and giving testimony such as I I never heard given. They not only titled that their hearts had been ?ged by the ginee of lind, luit that gr.iee of (ind had extinguished ir thirst. They went on to s,. y had reformed at different times ,re, but immediately fallen, because y were doing the whole work In ir own strength. "Hut aa soon as gave our hearts to Loil." thej said, d the love of thc Lord JeaUS ( lirist come into our soul the thirst ? e. We have no more disposition for mg drink." was a new revelation to me, and I t proclaimed it again and again in hearing of those who have far gone ay, and I stand here to-day to tell thal thc grace of tho Lord jesus st cannot only save your soul, but your body. I look ort' to-day upon desolation. Some of you ure so far n this habit, although there may io outward Indications of lt c vast majority of people do not .v that you stimulate; but VS, iind you know, and by human ilation there is not one chalice out ve thousand that JTOU will ever be ped. Beware) There ar.- some of who are hiv warm personal friends hom 1 must say that Unless you ijiiit evil habit within ten years, as to body, you will 'ic down in a karil's grave; and, as to yOBI im al soul, you will lie down in a kard's helli It is a han! th bat it is true, and 1 utter the warn ?st I have your blood upon ny soul. re: As tO-daj you mien the dour mr wine closet, let thc decanter that word upon your soul: "Ue !" Ah you pour out the beverage, ie foam at the top spell out the "beware:" In the great day of judgment, when a hundred mll ilrunkards shall come up I doom, I want you to testify that lay. in love of your soul and in if I,od, I gave you warning in re 0 that influence which has already felt in your home, blowing out of its lights premonition of the less of darkness forever. if you could univ hear intemper vith drunkards' bones drumming ? top of the wine cask the "Jiead " of immortal souls, you would ne and knee! down and pray God ather than your children should ..?lime the victims of this evil von might carry them out to the ?ry and put them down in the umber, waiting for the flowers of to crime over the gt i ?cies of the resurrection.' dod i balm for such a wound, but lower of comfort ever grew on asted heath of a drunk ai jer'.' is are seldom as red as they are 1.?Chicago Daily News. WOMEN AS CRIMINALS. M> ti are on account of di Win other i A half-w :; will do anything to hide a criminal who lover. H J- vv,linen nf murder; the juror6 ar i .. wi,n,an in a tight pl wiil tell about ., a man would. Wm; mart, hut they cannot keep If a woman of :. '., wiri him. : want to hare women ? i, but a jury of women nil, io tbe ? that i mai . her up .-lu- ls apt to I f a i , I know it. lt is just he revi rSC bet Wei ll tv . A v.. ? Men kill \ an I tand it betti io it. A woman . .-apathy for an w oniim w ut of'- j inp.'iihy ! ? him RELIGIOUS NOTES. A W. ? ! in Java. : Hi. V .? in churcfa in ' to be pu bl tabed in Hat of the p wort fa l la, and they - rtaki n the support of 21 mis* .1 ii ii s. i Catholic parochial of tbi in be* J ill the eil; ; rk. World's kristian Federation lus ls .1! for a universal >' ??r .1. P. Chaffey, of tl ? ? chaplain at the Leper home, lian Can i ion, ibervlllc par* n the city of New York Issi ? ?ship by nearly Mt thodists l,( 7- Bap ire Tis.". tional J min? ers ami ? nutn ? of ai11ii ' ? ola, v\ hi.di contain at | t their late meeting in Lambeth the *lish bil ed that th, ' ? . -lament bc reserved, nor there lu any public invocation of Virgin Mar;. r thc of anj -ithor :ONUN')RUMS ANSWERED. ? r than ii mile's m..nih ? it it (mts Into it. ? '.' Because ? a compani hy ls thi liddle of the use lt IS thl hy ls a lark i woman like a new ipa] V When she appears in print. like a i rt. ryerf . * * bicfa no burgle* ck from a bald h. ad. ? like a bad pb".] '.' i-e it can't run draw. IDE GLANCES AT LIFE. :m.re than Any tbil . that all dislike llattery. but we all it usually when it ia ?ii n ; u the | man that young man peril. ? world isn't bala I -lust hunt* r work when BO many of us are I ii it! Imiam in been pi.i, ? lem* , in the ?a of ? uier ournaL ECTIONS OF A BACHELOR, just plain under* eat the a les finance ?ii.it nothing makes a rn. pread by can; fal look ?ypf and talking in a low, mourn e.?N. Y. Press. / li' SETTING WAGON TIRE& Farmers Inn I).. I his Wurt More Bf. feetlvelj anil i heaulj limn the liluekaiullli. There are mail. - firmer can the at? tempt. One of these i.s I lr. the tires on the wheels of i usual charges at n shoji for one ? wheel win exceed the cost to the fannel of setting all four, and thc lin e spent in hauling them to and from the simp, to lothing of the ti ti.ni ? . work or ruined win els, is mr greater than it would be ? the work himself. To do this it requires an outlay of onlj a metal trough and linseed oil, i half a gallon tO S set of W heels, though i.c than enough to do the work will trough, while boiling, must be Bl This troi i bs inaile of gal ? d iron by ii tinner. It should be about l's Inches long, three inches wide .'Hui li :! the middle. Bj making thc bottom only lil Inch) anting the two cud- lo the top, the bottom will nearly conform I iference of a wheel. Set this pan on brick or stone in such a way that a lire can bc built and kept up under it Hut in ena ? over the f< lllltl 1, : boil. Voil nie now reedy to put in thi 'To prepare the wheels, let them in water until the tins are tight, wash it all the iniiil and din possible. In one side of thc trough drive a stake, he top of which is to be BDOUl ' of the hub of the wheel when set n the pan. A stake with ii fork at thc op will bc found the most convenient. In the Other Bide, set in the ground a !\4 in which a row of half-inch ; ring from n ew inches below to ii few in ding with ? i: the op? ie, i'y running a pb t-? lng through the wheel, and la] lid in the fork of the stake, letting the BWJ> / HEEL IN POSITION FOR iBTTINQ, leel hang in the [ian, just fri.f the ? a pin in thi le of thi ls :it the ? iglit, ns u rest for the other end, the iee! eau be easily managed. If it is ? the sapling, it eau bc turned that mi ifter being placed iii the oil the wheel raid be slowly turned to j wring. 'The length ,,f time n boil a wheel depends on its condition, mut of oil ' n be easily In half a day. 'This Job will prove than one per? med by ii blacksmith, who, often on '?nut of tlie div wood swelling after 1 j iink the tire, ruins a wheel dishing '. larmer. Triil.n nil, ?,ifji;.tf, when <'d to kiss y girl In the room? ? id I would just like tr t?!m tn lt! -v v Journal lier lin I , < lilllie.-. I married s dn't hs but a I li.ij \ re \ll \ minn. .hat a ' rial" I for a mlddli get aj> e By lays four timi i each summer, eighty eggs cadi time. e length of life of s tradesman bi two-thirds thal of a larmer. Wood's Seeds. ^0 Seed Potatoes Planting in June or July. arly in tin seep planting in .lune ly. Hi rlndpal on? to pl. --,und :iinl iiisun : the crop in wv ? our civtonu rs to plsi e tin ir ? dy to ? t. Cow Peas, nun--. Back* bast, ste. I.W. WOO!) & SONS, Ismen, ; Richmond, Va. ? Y^ Tins space reserved f<n M. S. FELDMAN, he Virginia Reliable Bargain House. Look for luwt Md. Will offer at greatly educed prices Slim? ier Wear for Ladies nd Gents', coninien ing the .first day of une, 1899. Remember the place, next ""? to II. E. Wall's Hard uv Store. ULETT, SON & CO'S Space. NICE VIRGINIA SIDES and HOULDERS. Have Completed md now occupy \Nn WMMOMOOI lavOaSi . .1 : -? F XKM'.II.l.K. VA., wr vv ii | our and Hu- public. We ahall carry In largs and viir;.-'l Ul ?ni Shelf llill'iliriti'f, Sn sh, Ul imls anil I loot's, ii ami Carriage Material, SI il il elm I, it' ll noons, llltlllllf lill/,ll Itlt'tlts, I'llHIS, I <i*tiin/s, ,[l . fi Mi?-k of Hui - and Road i . ? telara ot ,.iiimi.-ml to j(lve ' ? ? ? luiiiif nt ? lime I . uni ?TILaXaM hm Al.l.< W itn.i toilet I oonalenneata. avail, Robertson k Co.