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FRIDAY, JANI AR^ 36, 1900.
?i hiv v\ vm i m. BARTH. '
\\. mean the ninney kines whose
ny i--till for more. The last report
. their centre of operations ls to
the effect Unit all paisaeuger trrsfflc i
of the Mississippi bsabeen tsbmrbed by
wiie management, ami that vast
changes as to time tables, agenti
arv lo be nia.ic tad oil, and
iron, ami steel, with S0OICS of Other
things In tbe bands of a Umlfed few,
rand money with well-nigh one master
How long before S -Morgan vv ill buy all |
tin-faun-of tbo country, and revive r
fsudalism with all Its attendant li*?r- y
If priri's are dictated OD the 1;
Hour- of exchanges rather than in open
bets, it unty not If very long.
If lunney is to be so contracted se
timi a poor man can't afford to have
?ii of lt with which even to pay
- to support unnecessary ann
and unholy pension demands, it can* tn
not be long. And yet the people's only ct
leader and only hope, now being least- o
eil fruin eily to city, ami received a.** tl
no private citizen ever wa- before in -m
the annals of the land, is told tbat hs
musl part with Iii- identity', yield that
Which made linn just wbat he is th
to In- siiHering fellDvv-eiti/.eiis, or ta
go down in a atscond defeat beneath a th
"willis nu -s" of ballots shamelessly pl
bought ami cruelly used. "To your
' >, Israel."
.Mr. Bryan bas been invited to ad
dreaa the members of the legislature
and Will no doubt accept the invitation.
That a big battle has l>een raging be?
tween Boera ami British is no doubt
true, bul particulars are not known,
It is said that the late Mr. Moody
?raised :'.,ihhi,imh? for church work,
and yet died a poor tuan. "Of such
is the Kingdom of Heaven."
'he United statis du aa it maj
Suffolk, mir sister near the -ca
it will not expand ot become Imperial*.
itOf Martin is apoken of as the
coniiii'.' chairman of the National
Democratic Committee, and CongMe
man i'|t- sa member of the Congres
vim: pistols in Kentucky might
t" bi made a felony. The blood-blot
on the blue L'i:i-- BtatC SbOUM be Wiped
out. The shaine ami the stain has re
mained ail too long.
The legislature ha- been (asked tn
appropriate 1600 tn aid in carin-,' for
the grave- of confederates buried in
Hollywood. The tax payers will not
moplain of thc additional burden.
The presiti-nt nf a New York Dem?
ocratic du ' gave Mr. Biyan a dinner
on h.- n-i-ent Visit to that city, and
had 18 at the table. Miiylie he isn't
SUpefSUttoUS, Of maybe he don't want
Mr. lilyan to win.
(.en. Wheel, i made mistake in go?
ing to (lie Philippine. His country
didn't need him then and until such
tim*.nu-let the nhl lighter rest mi
hi- laurels, and enjoy a leisure he has
so richly won.
Mr. Hwanson was allowed nearly
M-000 for contest expenses. This whole
Mibjeot of allowing such expei
all wrntnr. Many defeated men make
Contest for the ninney there is in it.
re might md to be a dime in it.
A cru-ty old bachelor, of New York
city, Invoked the law to quell the yell?
ing of a baby, but tb** law failed to
give him relief, ami the baby can keep
on yelling to its full capacity aud tn
the horror of the bachelor brute.
Instead ot using sharp words on
tber, what's the matter with tbe
laing them to cut their
I'll 'j ill li I Tilll'K
Tbe - Doe to our
unong whom ti
Sion there are nu "s|re||-hiinltV-."
If the pre-cut legislature adjourns
without having enacted some legal
barrier ?gainst Hie encroachments of
ince, th*' bold-over members of
>ughl tn be forced to re
sign, and no member of the House
should be commissioned tn
-ive lin-piil.h, in any ..Iii.-ial capacity.
Muru Halstead tills q. that the
Bennett san in the Bennett
junior tiie leading editor nf his day,
ami we have been wondering if be
V H. rn',I is
without doubt one of tbe great papers
"f the (age, hut lia. ti,,. jUI1ior on bi?
ni foreign seas made it so?
' tu us tl
reputable a Virginia .- isjihc
Rock bridge Com ahould ac*
''"**<??'? Bryan nf running af?
ter fai-e gods ami th.- Demoera
tbe presenl as being unlike the De?
mocracy nf the past which "??!..ned in
"I am i
ft de. in
'.*elng Ihe defend.i ul tbe n
! , la-* i, i-i-latinn." lt Hu
lilyan I ?i Mint i- nv la. B IM ml "I Un?
people pray tell u- webre such frieud
sa la wanted may be found'.'
The Orange Vt ind ibe Pitt
?ylyania ir,'mm are after the I
Pbe former says: "Thia section will cer?
tainly make a change foi the ?
when it plants dead beats aud
The l.'ittel anya: "Two thirds of the
world's sugar ia produced from beet-,
yet we have no record of a Bingle beat
or ? pair of beats producing evin s
grain of aug
The Richmond i" il"'
Richmond Timet In Hus -*
??The Richmond / eels a pa*
variety of opinions of oue kimi
snd another, lt ls alway- i iii'
in opinion upon anything that i
dong and of course ll exhausts tbe
lubjeel at one fell swoop, and
mt an inch of ground for auybodj
u stand upon.
"In fact, it is only by COU
hat we call them opinions; th
cally mandates, autocratic infallible
Faithful picture of the only D
'retie '.' paper published In Virginia ! '
Perbapa our friends who see so much
'prosperity" of tbe McKinley i
yingaround us loose would pr..baldy
. gard the fact tbat Mr-. Kelsey, of
[bunt Vernon, v v, was able to give
ii i dog a Christmas tree and to it In
tte a number of children, to whom
be dog made valuable presents, la an
vidence Of the voluptuous times m
hi*'ii we all should rrj -Ice, I
a- a time when a Kunian em pl roi
lade his bone ? consul. There were
[her times when the moneyed people
tuldn't understand why tbe people
mid not eat bread, and suggested
mt they tty cake. Do the Indications
lint tn anything line these examples?
Staunton .Sy.< ctator.
?idet'd, and "more BO." A lit
.?niore McMinley-expansion-comblni ?
ritl'-single standard prosperity, and
e Hannas may all sing bul tbe peo*
e will all sigh.
Wm. Jennings Bryan stirred Balli
ure to its depths on last Saturday
enlng. The Academy of Music waa
ivvded tu Hs fillies! capacity, and the
?quent advocate.'! tiie people's rights
list have been at bis best <?id men
?re moved to tears, and all men who
ard lum to enthusiasm, Even
Jtimore Son gave columns "f en
rsemenl of tbe mighty effort, and
lered In no wise with the positloua
public questions of this foremost of
nerican citizens, save and except on
? lunney question, and but that the
Itimore .S"/i i- very rich, and can
: appreciate that any one else la in
I need nfadullar with which to pty
es, it would know thal tbe flnan?
l views of Mr. Bryan are his best
WI, and that put Into practical ope
inii WOUld bring most relief to tb
in people of tbe country. He will
at least abandon them, and if cling
to them be must go down In an
er defeat, he will shake the dust
n his wings ami again -oar above
-lui competitor in popular
x-Speaker Tbos, B. Reed, in a re
t article contributed tu the Satur
-tvs: "Men have
ni by experience, which is another
M for knowledge, thal it tines uoi
in tin- long nm to destroy property,
hereafter they will lind out thal it
- tmt pay tu destroy life. War la
lg out because men have aometbing
tu do, Thej d In trade,
'iiterpri-es which war Interferes
i the oontrary ll ap] sara to na thal
ieee latter day- war i- made to
ribute largely to business enter*
? in which busy men are en
wealth of this country wa- in.tr
usly Increased by tbe war between
md, aa we have befon
esecotmuns, Ibe prosperity of the
nt day cnn lie direct!) traci d to
war with Spain, and ins been
ly increased by reason nf Hie pro
d struggle In the Philippines.
auk and (ile of humanity have
Og to do with ni ikim,' ur uniinik
ar. Hut few nun in any country
re war ol decide on i" e e, and
few, alas that it should be true,
engage in ii tu accomplish polit
r financial ends. \\,- fear the
s yet far in tin- future when mon
?arn thal it does not pay I
W.v-hiv.i.in, Jan., 22, I
lilyan'- visit tu Washil
it abuut a general Intercl
meratie opinions, which resulted
iwinir, beyond question, that
tru*ts, and Imperialism will be
ramos! Issues In tbii year'i cam
While w tiling tu talk freely un
injects, ('ul. Bryan will nol
ii opinion un where Hu- Iii nm
I'l'liveiitiiin should be held, .u
uultl bc Hie candidate fur Vice
nt. He -aid of Imperialism:
d tu Imperialism I am
l in the permanent retention of
iiippmes. | h, lieve that thia
neut -li.mid at once declare Ita
ui tn give Independence t" the
'-. "ii Hu- -ame tenn- thal iiuie
' ii pi..mi- il tn the
I am imt opposed in al
i eh prnpu-i ,i anni xation
?'.'ed mi it* nwn merits. I
ed tn distinguish between thc
? usiun nf a republic ami
Ige nf a republic into an sm
i H bi- attitude toward trusts,
van said: "I propose Hint a
license shall be required ol
upuratinn organised in any
ton it Hallowed to do busineas
.''I p. Ililli
Hit I . lb ml go vellum ni i* ? ?"!'
I, to tl.. ! ll "li Of Hie
state in w inch ll il, ll should
nit Impair the ri/ lil ol any
point ol' prohibit lou, a- Hie ;
I tin ir | roteolioi
concurrent. 11 would liol lie ifi lu
protection ia liol com
lue si i takt n away, the
pe 'plc of the state would be entirely
helpless in case the ruoiio|M?lle* wi re
. without a
md Chairman J
iver what should lie the policy of the
no foundation for Ihe al
I'lie two ni
politically, and on tlc nm-i li i
.1 '.cnn-. While ill ?'?
un, < family d
va- one of Hu
nd listened I" I ll the
t'illltlt of tin- i
..?ml- the public ipii - ion of Hie I
Now thal He ad iu in ii ti itiou ba
lill ttl fol ll'
nd I ? : ?? ? : ' ll
'mk, i :i lin?
er Mr. McKinley's lin
id I nu
ll have to fall in
ne and -u| l tin ii
ii- v* ill bc
bitter pill for many Repub
ill have the -aid to vol ni the
a- bill . Hiing
0, vt bile li:
:. v* iiu-ii m
-.?II--MH in the
.: thal illiv l v. ti
the Phill' . to the I'
oting the : - Lin
io waa am
niall-.n of the Pl i ail the
of thal w .
dcb most of the
i-t ihe Philippine war
? extremely rn
?u,'i- credited with ki
w York p 'lilies thoroughly. He
?a that with the ex
poratiou rs, tbe
ty In tl- i i llb Col.
ran,and I bat Ihe
?nt financial tra <<f ibe
asury Depai tmei I
ed tbe i iud tbat
' in a
I ly. .md '
si.t'. Deji mun nt refu
.1 republic. And
lit, at which tic
' ilk, vv Inch mun
e Mr. McKinley squirm, if i
,?'.- W ishington papi i -, tbe prin
i and Ma ?mi, and
.. c. V'ui.iiid, Sulzer, Lent/,
i ? .' in.
YOU GET UP
WITH A LAME BACK ?
:y TrouWe Mnkcs You Miserable.
lost everybody who reads the news
. is sure to know of the wonderful
cures made by Dr.
the great kidney, liver
I. and bladder remedy.
lt ls the great medi
' teenth century
covered after years of
atific research by
iVf\i Dr. Kilmer, the emi?
nent kidney and blad?
der specialist, and is
fully successful in promptly curing
tack, kidney, bladder, uric acid trou
d Bright's Disease, which is the worst
: kidney trouble.
dimer's Swamp-Root ls net ree?
ded for everything but if you have kid
*er or bladder trouble it will be found
remedy you need. It has been tested
iny ways, in hospital work, in private
:, among the helpless too poor to pur
ilief and has proved so succer
ise that a special arrangement has
ide by which all readers of this paper
?e not already tried lt, may have a
cottle sent free by mail, also a book
lore about Swamp-Root and how to
if you have kidney or bladder trouble,
ritingmention rea . '.rous
this paper and
ur address to gfBBOp
fifty cent and
es are sold by all good druggists.
VOI I; PRINTINU
vi M'llli; ill.i; \I,D
IB ol-KICK. FAI.MVII.ItK.
WOMEN IN TROUBLE.
Tho Approach of Mot Inn hood io the
sion of Much Anxh-ty to All.
Every woman dreads the ordeal
tlir.iu he must pass in becom*
lng s mother. The pain nnd suffering
vs hil: risa son
int anxiety, fear ami dread, to
say ii of the < inger w hich the
comb i entails. The Joyous
antieipati ms with which she looks for
wurt! to babj 'a c..ming gives vvny to an
ribablc dr- ordeal when
she fully realizes the critical sud try lng
event which will soon approach and
to l?' end
hall with delight a
remedy which Insures to them im
inun!t offering snd
:u?ly is now offered, and
women need not fear lunger the lu.ur nf
childbirth. "Mother's Friend"?is n
scientific liniment?ntul if used before
: ly and surely prepares
the linly for tin* great requirements
safety to both mother nnd child, and
. the ev.-nt with com
par.-tt:-. mfort. This won*
derful remedy is praised by every
?ni who has used it.
\\ bat woman i-? not Interested In
"Mother's Friend?" This wonderful
', han been tested and its priee
roven by the experiei
of lmppy mothers who
have used it during tin* must critical
It lm., woi) their everlsai
for it gave them help and hope In
their most trving hour and when
most needed. Every woman may
dav I cr's Friend." Tho
little book, "Before Baby is Born."
telling nil about it. nnd when it should
1, will prove of great inter
: V all expectant mothers, and
will be sent free to any address upon
?Hon to the Bradfield Begulatoi
Company, Atlanta, Ga.
dinger mewing mac
Tin price of
machines is $25.00.
\ .van! i" close oul our
hem, and in order to
o -" quickly, offer them at
v cry low price.
iOLD UNDER A GUARANTEE
CRUTE <&, BUGG,
i Viii in K'S
..; ihai i* beal
id dainties! and mos) fragrant.
til only with thc beat,
i such variety
i . timi h. i ..wi,
ANDERSON DRUG CO.
! CLOSE PRICES ON
Fruit Jars, &c.,
Farmville Commercial Co.,
NM RSON, V. P.
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Till. ll ei.au>.
ll \ I:
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lill I 'il RT nf Hie 'nillo
Iward m. the I i mary, IMO:
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i I' \ ri i- ni nu la ..ci.r,
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? tn i ii 11 iii ri hi* kin nt I ri lire thu a lin- lunn
lia Hi-** ia Un- htgheal type of a mu*
irta fruin nil parta of Um
ita n; the trouble* iii the Phillp
ol ? ditorial m i
it *i -nm.itu':. win i. j mi read
r, u hone principal recotn mend
BEttTl \ st I Ll Nni-i-ti'i:ii.
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? pond tn
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Publlnhera and Proprli tor*.
F OB L 90 0
If. HA UKI KS ??Tommy ami
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and -]" cial articli -
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lll.'hui . I ' i nc \\ ,.;l.
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il Seton I in mp- ni, Edith
un, Octave Thanet, W;
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I m. ARTICLES, Hu- Paris
DER1C IRLAND'S articles on
VARD FIFTY YEARS AGO,
linn-, The Cromwell
Hon-, by celebrated Anieilean
!'? - i.v John La
il Illustrative schemes (in color
black and vt bite hy Walter
n Clark, E C. Pelzotto, Henry
r, Dwight L Mm. mi..if ami
-llaletl Pmspe- lil- - i,i
plea Scribner's Bona,
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C. M. WALKER &
Have just recei\ i car lots Oats
Corn and choice Hay.
We carry a lar^e stock ot Bridles
Horse Blankets, Buggy Robes, &c, which '
will be sold cheap.
Corn Shelters, Plows, Plow Ca . Reming?
ton Shot Guns, Pistols, C.-.rtridge Belts
and Amniunition ot all kinds.
One hundred and twenty-five patterns of Pocfc.
et Knives, each guaranteed.
We also have a largo stock oi' International
Horse, Cattle and Poultry Food.
FLOUR ALL GRADES.
C. I. WALKER & SON,
are in greater demand than ever before.
The -nit* nf the
I.emil rtou t..'1-.te
lia- t - .-rt tl per
cent, i-ii-.-it.-r tilka
flurlin.' the s^ni-.
p. rind nf 18
The annual sale <?i the Remii - always Ix-en CTetiet
ban that of any typew ! many others combined. It
i- known, the worl . a-*
he most durable and reliable writing machine
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m ville, Va,
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to el .initiation.
. I U berni abn
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. : ary containa 25,000
ui are to be found In
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' ind ut FULL
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