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HONOR KOHTHK PAST, 1111.1' KOR THK PRESENT, HOPE FOR THE FUTURE. VOL X. FARMVILLE, VA.. FRIDAY. DHCE&IRER 15. 1899. NO, ia CITY DIRECTORY. i j. u. ? i ' w i ' I Prince Edward County Directory. (m-iilt nnd T.H.I'; - ll W FLOURNOY, f-ATLAW. nardu: ? villi-. Va. C FHANKLIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, PAMPL1N CITY, V \. ?lilt I I ' "llrt ,,f > D. WATKINS. R H. WAT WATKINS $ WATKINS, -ATTORNEYS AT LAW, PARXVILI K. V \. I, Cum W. HODGES MANN. J M. CHUTE, ? . H , Va. turin \ Ilk MANN &, CRUTE, Attorneys at Law. U P. VANDERSLICE, A! rORNEY AT LAW. M\ Il LR, (; S. WING. Al rORN] \ \l LAW, Green Bay, Prince Edward County, Yd. . (' H. BLISS, L AUCI IONEER, AM V ILLS, ^| M.MARTIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Richmond, Va., Farmville, Va. wm day. PLANTERS' BANK7 FARMVILLE, VA. Ml.KIT, - - Mileiu - Capital paid up, $50,000. Surplus $30,000 DIRECTORS: H. I. BARROW, K. at. BURI - H. A C. M. WA IK KK, I I, T. J. DAVIS, ? ^ii,K ttl, -In ? ?,>l<1 on all principalcltlea and roi OLD DOMINION ART GALLERY. FARMVILLE, CHAPPELL "' "?'?' N ? , i kinds Of ARTISTIC PAINTING Hand Painted, ? Wi Del i lompetition PRK ' ll\ ll. .1 li, . bim. Wm I). RAGA, JOB [MIN Al i. ki \ i HER ' I li -ii- Fl? E Who Is To Blame. Kidney trouble has bet omi thal it iv nol ,1 tu |?. '".i ii Milli. Ld win, weak ki ? if ilif l? Hi' l! -li. ..i il. u li, i, tl,,. cni '' ' hen ii -honl.I be .ul ii h lil depend upon tl. tlie ? cully U ki.limy ? nh |i should be to warda the in nlment ? ?! tb< se in | i- .Inc <" > diseased ,. il,., kidneys ind nol iu i habit .. lt tin adult Ins rheumatism; pain or I., hi ldc I' ii k. it tn, w ii, r p ,-?? * in in, mil, r quantities; or .lin bas .1 !> ni uni i; if it stains i ii-l. i' tin i, are pull under ito- eyes; yuin ki.li,. Ill,, c nu nt "1 -on - may ? ?? ,<;. willie, il not so willi l?r. Kilmi r's 8 ip Knut Un kidnej . livei ind mi dj prompt Ij curt - iii, ni,,-! .!!-]? . I ? nil exlraordlnai - i.l by drucgists in ti!? ?uni doll ir \ ? i in i\ I, 1 pamphlet' tc! I about it senl free by mail Addi Kilnn i A Co . Bingh union. N. V. When \\ riling mei lion that j nu read tlii* generous offei in the Farmville Herald. Keep Your Feet Dry and Your Body Warm. My 1 v unr -i>,.,i. !r> on , spec) - I han ll am W. The ii tri ,1 will palra of bool kip -: -i also have a ? >v ont) Underwear. My - hu.: From ?rough! mark) I Now tbs man tliat boy in ii11? i? Interest ii lu- d' "ti thea* I > itings. ind dispute tn,, handsom .. tbeobeapt tl,, ..ul a ill I,,- -ol,I very low. All Wool Kerseys ,rv man . ? ooi pMti ter .n aa arge lot ?,f thea* I tl.cy. like Hi.. ?? Bl ID ?!!? . all ami I wil, mona) ott them. Bcil Ticking, h and Brown, food a- anjr bod 'I inany oilier ll to,, muli, iou- to mention. < omi ? 1 I will give Jim a cul | I ;il-i. Lave Sample Booka [RHT-CLA8S < bleago :,i,.. mit or panta made io om. ti,, In Mil? li,,. . i c-i I I. ILL "IH : win divide m.\ proflta arith you. Mr. Herbert Btokea baa el ?,t ii,.- department timi will be ilad to have ;iii <>r bli i i nod aes lon.. Mr. Ino M. I" ea, of ll. - ? Va, ' Ufa Mr. .!. M. Hail, la a nh in>. timi a king my f, lends tor iimir llb> me i<> it" liken rn troll 4c, GEO. RICHARDSON, I u:\ivii : or tin- latest things in China n>r Weaaing Presents, 'Jit to CHUTE & BUGG'S. THE MISSION OF LIGHT. ? ? 1 ? ? With ? ? - Arni b An Ideal Courtship By Gizelle D'Un^or. Till', crimson shaded lai aoft i . Ii*"i, faahiou, w ni.m, ii handaome man i dicatlve ol ' Illili SH],j aorbii venture ur hlatorical nat being diaci lin- I'iiM- and grace of tl . qnaled bj the Intel man, whoa* outward ?bowed only cold and calm tboi . woman broke t injr in clear, lot clii)},' to your ideals. After I d, the a ut if ul, happy mani" shu,ie of cynlciam i . ,i upon tl" live lemperamenl <>f the m.m. quiet ly, although Set ce n wai in his heart. "Why il'* 1 ti chang* were enthuaiaatlc In dilating upon thi ties of friendship, platonic ',r other wiae; of the ideal in loTe, ideal bappi i u linnie with lint a aingla thought, including the remainder of ingomar'! raptun liloquy. To-nigl I n ri chance ,n with ii itlnging awlftm - unlike tin- atrokea you nae In tennia mate' confuaing. Ideala ;m<l tenn What r>th<T novelties in metaphi be placed ber fan to her control their quivering, bo fearful was she that the subdued lighl would her emotion. ht ti\e yean before, in the same place, they bad diaw Ideala. Ah, how well abe n it. Win n lu- left abe wore n diamond eirele, happy in t lit- belief of mai ceri13 ber (athen died, and the wedding had ?? poned. As fate would have it. Jack Wilson was ordered to Pai ii buaineaa for his firm. Tims ii chi that I . I,kui hade him well at the st ea rn,-i's dm-!., and watched tlie dim Bpei I; 'if Mindie which Cl e loved ai,nw- all vanish in rixon. I.t ttera came and ? ? ? openly discuaaed; ru:.s that .lack's life was i,"t becoming in an en : niau. Agnes cruahi picioi - him nobly, ai hen other adi Jack the (?:? In an evil QT i Opy Of the containing an account of the magnifl .iniilo abraced muaic i Glancing through tbe ; rn df tin of M. Jacque W ileon I u ha charmed tbe crouds .,f ria* al a famous cafe chantant. . adv. thia aeemed conclusive proof ' - availed I ? ,i thal abe ai al the ? mail could bring it came a reply fron her h 'vc in him; while appearances wen knew time WOUld prove all tl bound by s row of silence which affected thc happineaa and fu? ture of van e. w bile ' rt ano te cit which threw the clipping In bi r! be admitted its truth - neut, returning the ring, baring faith in 1 er nobility of character to forgive the seeming incongruity of the clipping re in him. ed t hp ater ft i mr, bul ri to talk - ad be I i, arrived on arrival ? ? ? a ii ala om ! toward the i e the kimity, hut [ flic, apparent!} his in ? jit it among tbe folds : I p to this tin.. th woman , onveraation nt iona I lim.-. bul the mag thawed her ? She du w a wi er belt, bling witli emotion. I" she added, "lt li one of Dor threw her ed, w hen I secured it, that a- ii w;.. an emblem I ? happii that 1 bad Touchii . w iib scornful , <?>..<? exclama? tion <? von men worship, frail, delicate If it had a soul who ? that it tua\ laive om- it d for , it is i inply a h, a touch, will y, 1, too, - hiped such blow ti his breath />? the utter wm tl I hip!" " cried .lack, in ; rt me ex] lain!" "Ky onventional and mint lei al,l\ wearisome. VYhj ai? de and un , Ibis He iL'ht? le the sun ?dii. ? may * ? nted l>y moon and lt wa iquiaitely !? ithrop, was i mngnificenl li ? ' ? runt le of traill. True, B| nt In that light iln'l look a dav older sim - failed . feet, .la--Vc adv ? ward tl"' dour, then .? toward the ex ? j, faaclnatbig had been with ? of Ida nh- ii],on one lolent ly that the fragile sticka of lier put? in t|iiick succeasion. "Voil onality hna ? ? wini.mihi,,',' In our bliaaful life full well J <iu are my Ideal, brilliant, patient, tender, lov > mi lielie your ? itter platt - Mini than ii true woman loyal k tout ,,n widell the average woman feeds. Your beautiful ? t contain auch I - you ottered to-night, t lit- divine will --elf from \ou. Speak in thal rare soul whl ? the jrwi-i in ti . worth a man's ? i. ii;,i n >cu heart to me, my darling, In which pain, tears, and Joy blend I ulsite harmon] me of (-od, of Ti ? ? In vi.its to il realm, debarred from me n aterial pursuits, but light which in your lustrous even. An? swer i .'? "ii still have faith in me?" i ns the realization of her purity Im ? If upon him a"nd that the ipiril would wreck his life. at th- - r ;'t?' sppeal, . ! a revolution of fi tl of the flippant petsi Ised her previous rem: I "Don't, J e me! I was ? tone. I fancied you wt rc Indi fi - ich qualitlea In ,. I trusl the sincerity In your itt aeter winn under Stress of emotion, .(ink, I v you did ti"' sham in minc." She said thc^c ld her ? ,1 than she cared to ackno ' lng n upon lier trembling ll !, Jack rose ?"ii upoi with such love and intensity that hut ? pitulation ?? ired. tOO, have man I lovi ? , per? form .- . he moat he tl.. Man be - ninte omfort. Woman craves bil inner life. 1 ambition. by ti ? rial wi 'he bright and per? fumed . She ' n waif, I strav, a thing ' or cajoh d the lc whom she ha* intrusted her life. "She lace in anitii - of social amenl f her daily or hall. Frank expression to both hi rife, i"i' rarely do congenis ra relj sion. D ?hat'.'" at this unusual - be ra - ' ;i rev, lati ..'. to bim, toi ed, theorize in I In complete r ,. . queel impn ,f the distal ' if the tutu re wen mani'' ,(,]: "Mi i ri helpful wom? en the i iting in friendship. M Uh and purblind, wi,mali - w, tbe I and ri the injui alized she w hand on her bowed hen,. "You u I thought, Al- : now of that fatal misfortune which I embittered our l I it is use!' "it can never bring back tl: old happini ss. la t u well. V break, yon may shall, p tlc ] .ti will,' " I, the shadows of un? shed ' which played u. i 'ul lips. "I will la- silenl no longer, ' My cousin, living abroad, bore the ? h a pi i it;- . \imee iet Iv. i igbtly knowing mj ui disin? herit him. than ever, spent I f,,r ti tn! all my entreat ii . ai, now ill and helpll more , ibemian liv . artistic and dreamy, he had and inc,,inc in lin' vain at tempt tl ' - upon bim, returned to tbe nish requested I ll and forth from ? ?>'. to he. I mem -. I ;. ad the reaponaibillty, learningmeai .f thc pluck] little woman, ir two months we watcl -ed for the end. A ! him where be h Aimee returned lo lier The similarity of names, John, a-s we called him. being unknown to ? Mrs, J pltated mis fort inn'' which w M] inters w, re rel urned spain In, but ?ill find a way. Mt heart within nie anti willi ill ? timi, I Dorothy's wedding day ia an auspicious - lu.Iii; tin : ? for yon. Agni si nj dar? ling! you Bl ' trust me'.' I look up and sliow me I am forgiven!" fro in A( "Yes, darling." ? .v n." . km lt obediently and rever ? a lier tn in lding : tIv on tlie forHie: i aurmured: "My ow n .1 , k!" 1 bl vi "in.i: change. \n hviirn.hf srnrcli. "I'll nev.r get gav Ht lioine again." "U | "Last i ening r wai he pa? per when my wife said tome: 'Jim, bare you Poll] 1 didn't look up, ? didn't want ?\ on ?? in -, arch me,' I fae, D with mj read!ng. 'i'll ri member th , ,1 my wlfi and I thought ic ' ii- Bul tl ? Bg win ii I put my hand in my ? ? to pa] ii ; found that ,t I had with n , li' to w hieli ,; my ? r for me, | land Plain Dealer._ i i,,,.,.Iiir ? raaallj "Now that we. lng ii ' .. fanc? ily ti nelly," replied her new ac? quaintance. "All the beat people have them." "continued the would be aristocrat, "i Iv, I f ? ? thing tia! about it." 'Jin i . ?ri *;'r with difficult]. "What's thc matter with, the hindi?" - i'o-t. t nr<-<|iiit< <i laTeetlaaa, They weteBittl enchtrying ? ? wild wan "I dearly love ' id the first ,1 nt the billowy Ihe sec end sweet girl. "You i ttempt to extract poid from it was a failure." ?Chicago I'.vening Vevvs. THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD. During the past fiscal vear 1,420 vea . wera built in thc ' ships now tch for trol Wbicfa tb 0|M I : ? tching a ? idelphiau. machiniat .n his ba tool will stand it; I of pigs ol iron, which ii, turn wi , -OVV. v ? ni Turkey. a,an li lin wrapped in old mw (papers. I i ? ? nformi ,1 th, Iv decreed that the a to he ir i thou t the d tills WOS ,; to tin- low heigh! . little inUl the 1,? thin of con :' distribution with merchant mere'. that stun, was added to build! tating the rapid developmei lt a ::,] ,,f June, ITW, that the meter, the basis of th. decided upon by ihe corpi upon the report of i ? ? quenUy, I must admit it bas a remarkable progress in that period. At tin- sami ? ,; the ?;ic American, thara , for Improvement in thia i ? and it boped that by the time rey it will bc in univ ei -,t| n?. Dj every civ iii/, i try 01 ALPHABETICAL CONUNDRUMS. \\ li.it li ttl r giv- s a loree the mitten? An 0. W ha ? An B. What letters remind you of a ti. Yonr I ' Your Y M I ti of letter promotes good What letters should pbj - in their pi Q lt. W h tl tvi ,n you make nO of? h X, tO he sure. \\ hat letters should lie D N. \\ hat one must you t Ku VYhat leet to en Joy re].I? He mUSt take bi What | tow on your blind grandmother? latter 0. What color moat 1'. he To always lie prompt? Ked; for tiler, it will I What letter mus! a friend bid ? eHtll Whnt gender will ri I god icullne, for it will th a be H i Bebe). What letter of ' ,ine, multi? plied by four, assisted him in bil questa? His four C's. What very great depth in two ' will k'x*' 11" nama of a oountrj ??? , ?-. . slnia). -Youth's Companion. TRANSPORTATION NOTES. There are RV miles of railway In Poland. lu view of recent railway accidents ?b>- French minister of public ?' baa decreed that all trains must carry requiaitea for prompt | aid to the injured. much French and Helginn : in the principal rail wa] lints of Spain, while England v of the shorter lines, and - at ti S head of the minii i I lilroad official In a recent lecture stated that it cost bia road each ..bout |1, I 'U for pins; 15,000 for rubber pendle- also that it coat nearly as much for stationery to carr] on the business as for iron. . stem of the Tinted - reached Buffalo itt land in 1853, Chicago in ISSI the Mississippi river In 1856, and rea Omaha In 1859. 1 bi Qi lot Pacific rail hug from thal i den. nnd tl . opened Ma] Ihe first iif the transcontinental railways. The d was opened March : third September - fourth No? vember 25, 1884, and the fifth November GLOBE SIGHTS. It is not the work B min d'" < him; it 1- . res. Sturt to li\ over an old hou?e. and it will coat you jual timate. When a man is short. If anything is done in the name of love, "ce to men. When a man ref saying that he can't afford lt, it means that bl ? furnace for a living has one adv < his wife di throw it up to him that he sits in a ay. li> properly surprised wi - Is flirt. you | p will add that Mr. A- has run off with another woman. ra he went. The laahitioa of ? gossip is to astound and Ittflkt, and he will keep on talking till ' ne gawa. Atehiaon (done. STRAY FACTS AND FIGURES, In New York city there tra 1,000 caba hire. - paid ont $10,000,000 In dividends on July 1. .New York banks paid t.-n tina ? that I the h .'tr rams . I comerne,! with family or ara mrmmsr vial, j, ot official I' I" ,.tl cm low fact, uill ?i by traveler-, that lions, tigers and othi: : aivora are too weak In lung power to run niora than bali a mile. The mus: . popnl ited state is ' d. Which bal ll inhabi Nevada han more territory for it.- population than ? more than ri , h resi? dent. dy of John Hollingsworth was buried at Tempe, Arizona. Ba wa- almoel bald at th* time ol ? when the body bumed, not long ago, lils head 1 with a luxuriant crop of hair mid his b. ard had grown fully 13 omiiiLr into very gen? eral u ? ls being largely adopted in ,- up, rseding ?ric lighting of fa, - general. Most of the Important railwaj stations ure lighted with electricity. The Oar* in getting the tc :?>; electrical equipment. Bgo, when George John Sun/ i ara old, lils moth? er dt ; I ...hu Haden bank, to lie drawn hy him Ott reaching Bbc died w ithout informing the matter. He <iime to this country in - | on a market iawav, N. J. Ile has od luck, and that -.',580. -Lieut in Yenlce, ked to translate foran American B American victory at the seat of war. The trans? lator did tilts- cleverly and closely until near the close of the article, when he thus rendered the description of the ._ and played The Flag with the Stars on lt.'and 'It Will He Very Wnrm In the (itv Tins Even AS SEEN BY A WOMAN. ?; ear' h is >-t, terrible as the ? it. ?, "ii,.mles is aav ? i i r uses. It : ? thal | iTBoaa with I over green corn. 'I he Ideal man is not the one that ? rt of a hus? band. . !?. the bottle and mi u',,1 down bj the same If ti BtmS engaged i there would be trou: ' table but : -t letter and , live. feminine server in a cheap res taura - waiter girl; the , ,. ,i vv,d treas. . dependants , ~. e us but we may i they want something from us. What's the use of Crying Over spilled milk. ?". when the cook tails you that the latter is just the for breakfast cakes. :i foolish bride who Insists upon her 1 er on their weddii g trip as though they had been marr' SO quick to acquire bad babita, you know.?l'hila BITS FROM ENGLAND. (inl,\ one death from smallpox has been registered in London during the ?j],,., arpool Inhab? ited i intoxicating llqui bought. lt has bc.-n de.-ided to have an exhibi? tion at the Guild hal!. London, next tat ve wm ka bj living ? Heathfield, Sus ? ? I . railroad said 00 he tha tirst pl e to which natural gsa has been put in Europe. ? th.- Metropotttaa sb> dergronnd railway, ol London, has an ? the beginning of Oc? tober e Mon will be Installed moony. All who have ever visjied I ondou know that this wonderful system of underground ? tlcnlarly pleasing to ? ing to the smoke and gae I, 1 he introduction of ->r improvement, .-md will undoubtedly t. nd to increase lin- 1 my. VARIOUS PRODUCTS. hide of a cow yields about 35 ? leather. The annual average yield of each ten plant is p4 poa t one-third of the almonds consumed in the I'nlted In v : ? v ls in - than in any other Pacturing industry, but the muk - j kilda the most valuable pn idlnes and .? waters were I near s in oil were put on thc ? The pr aa paid to i arfly, se? nd year, be I dollars per ?nu high aa $100.