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THE FARMVIKLE HERALD.
* HONOR FOR THE PAST, HELP FOR THE PRESENT, Hnl'K FOR THE FUTURE V,)L X' - PARMA II.I.i;. VA.. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 10. 1899. N( >. & CITY DIRECTORY. il W. FLOURNOY, w. - C FRANKLIN. ATTOHXKY-AT-LAW, l D VIA' t Ul : /Th'/. W HODGES MANN. '? MANN & CRUTE, 12 P. VANDERSUCE, WV. / / ? s .. wv, ( | H. BLISS, ^| M. MARTIN, Mi vi LAW, .ville, Va. W'HITE A CO., DRUGS, Medicines and Druggists' Sundries, v V. I , .1 A ; ? ' ' I I ? i '?? ? he- : " liien work; I 1 ' - 1 ll- ' ? tain* ' ? ' I ? v. I.i II I ? ? I ' ar anti glad vt.ii nt dil all of you. '? ' "(Mi. "W.H. wi | ? ?\ B." think you are ui to such ' ili.-n hat li ? i; "wc iwo I ? ? rn?" ' liam returned from a ? tli.r. "Well, J suppose you tu., maj conni cn un n tul va nt a] i ly pul annuity." about your ? otvn ??:." ? ? in be ? iu! I vvj wouldn'1 b .m. "Ami "lt ? i ' "W!,. ? ber ni "li. , Au* e and iu in your little : I ml ... i -h.ill want the ? you to live there. Ile* ; | ..in. ? la ie , i ri I. ci J .mr H..H.. .liall m.ike my own sm you unlit ' "So ? ion tl. ? Ait.r you havi . we .1.1 . . reward, i r. gre! all jin." "Ku. \ well re to ict, you wish to pul London be* ? ' ' ymir re Dimity in i I - \ In the .il" in a D ' f?r ri'ill il he il li TABBY IS \ FIGHTEB 4thens, 0., His a Cat That Is a ? ifs in Hex Way. ?ka Ila. Wl.lppril mi il,,. n?K? m Town lu li.-.isi' Hie llialb ut lier l\ Illili. ? Nu Mure 1 let I mn In I iii..,uer. Out in Athens, 0., I \nrrnra cal with b ? ."ii. \\ ii,,, tht within wiih Iii- tail between his l.e-. Vi ,,ne of tliem dares h. i.cr, nml \ct. under ordinary clr cumal i peaceable, law abiding eat. She made her record Inst summer, and the tale of her provoca ti.- ? In -1 one the proud mother of f.mr puff-ball kit! \ occu . basket ii the barn nml everj one ll them ami mn.le much of them; imt one fateful day, while the mother I nil four of thc kittens, When the bereaved parent returned s dreadful sight met h. Imt. like pet Marjorie Fleming's tur? key, ?ilm. aaa t.... desperate for profanity. Accord 1 nfl t.. the h..-tier's testimony, she j- In her paws nml thoughl long nml meditated ren* i of th.- pat, sat - th-- Jfeu ? i ot tim- hunting ' ri hui various skirm with them, nml had reason to think them evil chm . evi dentlj ' ? ihe theory that dogs I creatures she knew, ami da killed those kit* ie vvith her white fur bristling nml her .vis blazing nml vni.l ? sunning them :? down upon tim In* them, tine at n time, ami punished them until they f> 4mh I Nj* ill THF. AIR. ed with blood nml yelping ;,. Some ii killed her luipi' she didn't know what dog hml dona the Imt .-In- "iiln't intend t.. take uni chalices .rn allowing the guilty ' "ii the war? path, wiih n tirm intention of whip In tow n. i he - I'll ll Vllhlill". dm.', who was lying luxurious)] i hine silk cushion on the front veranda. In at ime an avenging Neme hter. In two minutes thal hine silk cushion was spat? tered wiih rei nml the pug was a candi* Tabby left liim bowl! nml rushed on In lier imnl coreel little, that showed his head. The rigBt ? spurred her on. Illili emil contest added to her tin' An l!:ili.in eiev hound was nothing Imt car] through with him. ami a dignified st. Hernani has been blind in tm" eve ever since he met Incarnate fury in Andora ??mete.I the attention oi collect? ed anti followed the cut. Betting tm inch event ran high, nml thc I men! grew. Finally thc cat neared s butcher's shop, in whose door sal a handy-legged bulldog ol' great renown. A nun miir mn through ihe crow.! hime of that bulldog as s fighter had spread far nml wide, mid everyone prophesied timi the dauntless con* r had imt her Waterloo. She lit for the bulldog, li? mul waddled ont to meet her. He knew just vvh.il he won ld tlo to her. Ile would take her by the back nf the neck and break her bock with om- shake. Then suddenly something fell from the sky upon 'he back of his own neck, and rained Intc When In could S wild de? nim,'..-" ? ? ten feet away from him, Imt she didn't shiv there. She Hew through the air, landed on his back and clawed furrow- befoi could touch h'T. Thru she was gone iii.- unequal contest lasted live ruin* end of that lime ihe bu lido ; for the first time in his life, slunk inn: the shop, ami Tabby hunted for :.Iher victim. .None ap* I. She lind cleaned mit the tl I n. and, after I |("' more worlds h. ? lied sadly .-ii door, wailing Hy, all the afternoon. Since then fun dog in tow i. \v \ to avoid meeting her. Kalara! Oas in Karat*. ? l they l i plentiful supply of it in England. truck I ami thc st.-itii.n nm! railroad yard are now Hghti il with it. It is belli rt . nsa^'e of natural WORLDLY AIMS. Xever llrlim ih,. i , ,,, ,, ( ?it ure?Mow Hu- s,,|r|,,irH I'lreepllmis - sri- Illunie,!. "With worldly alma and liewa noth I pllahi . .ne to my mind ns i heard a young woman ex "My tl. sire in life is to be a ighly cultured woman. Ot not hope to 1..- ? power In any tl daj s, unit A cult un .1 vv.niniii s consummation lion worthy of nil striving. Bul with il~' 11< 11 ? the animal the v. : must iii tin ir own defeat; for with ri,.nt vt iii tin se aims llize alni l>. come inure and more B pail Of one's self, until . nil tr far removi .1 fruin the bi A reneer may be attained, it is true, which will deceive the shallow, but ii will "ring true;" nini the discerning holli will turn with relief from such ;i one, I..- her outward accomplishments anti graces what the] may, to the hum* . genu? ine. How Impossible it is for one to grow in the spiritual life without partaking of spirit mil fi,.,.I. As impossible is it ;i., for ..in- to pn s. i v, the ]ihv ti cal be? ing w it hunt partaking of material food. W e are i,,lil that .1. tiny Lind when bow sin could abandon th. at tlc . lit of lc 1 plied: "WI day it made me think ? I this." lav lng her han.I on the 1'il.le, "iiii.l nothing at all of that," I inset, "what . Who has not ;it some time in his life experienced th.- shock of finding that .i perceptions were blunted, hhs desire for th.- Lest things nf life weakened? Thl 11 must com,, s the absorbent, -..ul is f.il vvith what ducivi : ii itual y n.uth. Sur? round oin's self with the mean and low things of life, think upon them, make them a part of th. I., lng,and inevitably thc highest and Lest, thc soul's bert 'v. lilli .Ult. -i .leal of happiness is lost sigbl ? ?I in this world because of the ? of many people among them manj so* called Christians to m. te ont ?, to those who have wronged them. I will repay," saith th.- Lord. Btrange that any indi? vidual should feel it incumbent upon f to a'ul the Almighty in what 'iiictly say s is His work. Should not ll tim earth t'.' Then let no .me upend time ill worry lng over thc fact that th, or that ..ne is flourishing, or apparent? ly flourishing, who ii, ? ami that this one or the other remains lt I..-.!, w h.. has inflict. .1 gi wrong Why i-> it that bo many people, when th.- near and dear of others die, acqui? la prov iden.'. s, ,? His w is tloin iiiiil mlnif.' hand, hut whin their own arc taken from them openly re? volt, questioning His mercj and His Int.'.' Dot I i' not SI > ni as if tiley must imagine that tiny ought to out from all the world hy the Creator aid exempted fr..in thc working out of natural laws? Illogical and irration? al in th.- extn me it is truly, t thal the misfortunes and sorrows which overtake one's neighbor! are dis ..f a merciful Provld hut that tlc evils which touch one's s. If are utterly Inexplicable, and tici.nt cause for disloyalty, if i lid. lily. "Do lmt feel on husks when ? food may he youra." The application of tins, winds ls as wide mid fal-ieach Books, companion? ship, thoughts, amusements, alas from tlc i itt* r-dregged, th.- enervating, ngthening and soul-lifting. What shall he thc quality of our choice? That rests wit li our ? Only we, ourselves, can decide.?El i anor Roojl, in V ^ Obst rvi r. NUGGETS. Thnticl.ts front ??Thc t.impel for Sin ISJ? nf lliinlil'' fur llelltM cr ? nil I ii nelle ver. Wc live as persona in a world of per? sons far more truly than wc live in a world ..f phenomenon > r las iii/atioii is powerful; bm m> or? ganization has ever accomplished any? thing until a p.is.ui has stn.id at the center of it. iind filled it with his thought, ? ith his life. nullity is thc ultimate reality. alitv must he thc linal revela? tion. Therefore all the presumptions of reason .ire in favor of an incarnation of thc Deity not outside of nature, hut in nature, to consummate and crown thal visible evolution whereby the In ? thinga of Him from th.- creation of the world arc dearly More urgent and painful even than tin- question! of the in'c!!.-ct in regard to thc I.cine; and nature of Qod are the ings of thc h.art in regard to His relation t.> us. of what He (Uirist i ot only in its perfection, but in thc hard conditions of its accom? plishment Pessimism exudes from fatalism like sepia from a cutt;, Pray, The llbertj <.f your own soul and the liberty of dod Himself dwells In that word; for when] hyour feel.lc hand t<> Him a Divine hand will iin.t it and break your fetters and lift it ,,f darkneaa and death into life and light \ .t ii."i.ii. We should cultivate the habit of thinking about Cod. Such thoughts nre in themselves | leaasnt, for they are ? and wis te of mind keeps us npen to the best spiritual Influi They Btn ngthen the soul for duty, mid they bring delightful I uiterl rVesbrterlsn. \ Wonderful Blind Giri TTelen Kellar, the deaf nml dumb and oliml girl has paased tba final . nation for Radcliffe coll). "with credit" in advanced Lath tillar a high mark In advanced i ami failing In no teat It is -add that the examinations were just aa rigieS f..r ia for the tither candidates omi no precautions omitted In regard to the pupers. The qui .- submitted In slips of pricked paper and the girl at ones sat dow n to her t vpew riter and clicked otT the answers. Buen i Kellar will be carefully studied hy - in education. iiml hearing and speech lost while a mere child, this blind wonder -et out with a terrible handicap. What Helen Kellar might hs i had sickness not been so unkind to her is a matter of conjecture. Certainl the Chicago Tribune, markable illustration of the p., minti in overcoming physical di If such un Intellect could i.e unfettered the world would probably be a great gainer. Her genius tuny convert her defects into advan? tages nml give a wholly new [mint of view to many questions which have i those who can eec and hear and also utter the thoughts which come to them. Mrs, (harli's Cole, of Aurora, Ind., was sttrscted bj a peculiar hissing in bedroom. On investigating she beheld a large black snaki Hom the top of the dresser hy lt ami viciously fighting its reflection in the mirror. Mr.-. Cole called for I.- r husband to come mid kill the reptile, but when he appeared he could not strike at the swav ititf serpent, th tinned the combat with the shadow iii ihe gins.-, unmindful of his pp for fear of shattering the costly mirror. Ile then procured a loni,'- pole and suc? ceeded in disengaging it- coils from thc mirror frame mid hurling it out of the open window through which it evi? dently intered. The fall to thc ground from the second st.,rv room stunned but did not kill the snake, ami when Mr. Cole descended tie- stairs ami reached the yard to accomplish its death it swiftly glided away iu th. . .-md escaped. - bari carried on bj phj - and scientists, Intended to prove the long-suspected n tatton which ipiitoes bear to malaria. Enough has tS I - i.V tile nat the night air is sot ti.. ? i.iiiiv, but the mosquitoes which when the windows are op. even in the most mn la nous of cou- I w ho St bj day and who - nt night, remain im? pervious to the evils of thc climate, prov lng that ins. ci.-, m.t ii 1 the trouble. A linii'' IWS that babies suffer tiling more than the mere local irrita? tion when an insect hus .-tung them ami many remember how generally ni i.ie thej have i In a criminal prosecution recently tried in York, Neb., the jury, after a brief deliberation, returned the follow? ing remarkable verdict: "We. the jury in the above named case, do not believe lld that the wit ii essen have sworn to; neither tin we believe that any of the attorneys bsve spoken the truth, nor that either of them could do -,,. even If he should care to hu ? trouble to try." The humor in remarks easting doubt upon the veracity of tht iceni profession, says Law Not. l.i-t the freshness of early youth, anti a good, stiff penalty for contempt In ,,f this kimi would probably re? dound io the benefit nf mankind in gen? eral. I., be di chining in flavor, ami a southern ? accounts for it by . that "in order to strengthen the rind for shipping pul mixed with the melon, giving I fruit ? Melons iiiu-t be melons mid mi modi tied .- ' should ii"' the v Ines nmi -ubj> ct th. lov. m of mel? on- to thc "ld sin ip monia. In thc district court at Oakley the other flay, reports ihe Kmis.is City Journal, a jury gave Mr. Kipp ? ceni damages against Hr. O'Neil o| count of some injury done to Mu pie's crops by afr. Hut this verdict carried with it ST'iO in ..nd if Mr. O'Neil w ill now appeal to tin- supreme court Kansas ms he abie t.. rival that celebrated Iowa enif ea The l '? Uso/ n iiiiin w h.. uni a hound that ure boon companions. Winn both am? ii the pup stage thsj ?her, and h. ~> and hannoi rend play with ? r the manner nf two ii country daring 11 with 8,600during thepreviom jr< sr. v the same time there was a falling off in the number In New Jersey a strangling bug is said to have joined forces with the g. When reports are sifted all the new bugs may be accounted I ti,., r ibuat Individaall Jersey niosfp / i A GOOD FLOOD GATE. ll Wu. I i.ii.lrii.ieil lin,-,. l,.?r? Aaa nml ll still l(,'|..,n.-,l In Bs Sl Hi nt i ? ti cl 11 lun. bown here witn ? ordinary 1 One 1 con* structed over ti, a ,.-Ar. tieularly vicious tittil ? in na en Ural built Tu" - de.I, the length depending nature Of the bottom. If sandy or gn o deep ms. t them. If shale, v.-rv hard, four I *}|| fe di ep enough if en to prevent the swirl of water from cut: k out. I dig t;,. "md places by using dynamite. Hore or drill a hie within ti.. " i> OATS IN Pl a foot of ti ? wasted, poonda of -i i per cent. dynamite. If.you tin not understand " vv ho.Iocs I make the hole under water without any trouble, and muiii quicker than one can dig it in M.tt soil witt) ? spade. I he holts around tlc id be filled with bowlders tamped In solidly, - on top. lime your blacksmith make four irons ns mown in the upper part of illustration and at a, from old WSgOS tires. For rods I used old b .sela, the shoulders bold lng them in pince nicely. 1 Cud six ? for thc gate and arc about nil one cnn gai on the ?ilhout liming it nindi., longer. I have seen this gate,made by bor? ing holes in the polee to slip over ssas, but I pitier having thc smith make .. from old buggy tires nougb to reach up on |x.lcsa foot With holes for spikes; give gi Herons "et ween end of pole and 11 the end ot the top poles may be put on "lind at d without cramping. Space. Ilie poles with wooden pump pip lUg or blocks of wood bored?these must be put ? be stir? rups t fire (ci, a- shown in cul?Orange Judd Farmer. HOT WEATHER SERMON. Mn.il IVr Cclil ni Slimmer lll.cnlll fnrl ll Due Hire, liv In One's s i ssas nun uni. I I bat conics with liol weather is in reality imagin? ary. We ,1 the hot w;m: mid think about the burning temper? ature so much that v it is much more uncomfortable tbsn it real* I- h. fin with, we should eat ac corditt!! to the weather. Cereal fooda anti fruit foi bn tables ind milk ma ? I rom wimh summer louds msj !.>? selected. I he man w ho tills np on steak ot ?: of m.v kind is only build Bre bj a nh h he himself is i ed. I'he drinkit. other vv.iv to m. (lotter. Drink lemonade, if you will, I beer, or mildly acid drinks of ? nj kimi that are wholesome, but tlo not drink it" water if you would bs comfortable while working in the sun, and pi ->1 health. Wheo the weather is extremely hot nnd von tinve become very warm from work, about th" beat way to g.-t cool quickly aili to nip the banda ami arms I a in a pail ot waler fresh from the well. The . !.! in the water COOltanllj , but hipped in nnd out. lng them in nhout half a minute nt a time. A delightl iness soon comes ..vcr the body and such a cool ba y re? fresh" ? -.nther I-, h. nc. .pt th.- fad tl I and take it calmly. We ? re it - we ivor' itii if we must i ? ? ? it will not i w- over the h. nt. Dall] : ' lily of sleep, not to. I little thinking nhout how will help amazingly.? I Wl.le Tlre? a* Hoad Hollers. '.-, :i road I.m York ? ba forward r-nr ? ' ' ?' - \ a com; iiinci, required, .vi) ile the labor of hun!" ? , Beere! ut * OaaS Hoad. Hakeiblf.i Den*! Var. "For the timi n id. A rc;.