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THE FARMYILLE HERALD.
HONOR FORTHE PAST, HELP FOR THE PRESENT, HO VOL X. FARMVILLE, VA.. FRIDAY. FEBRUARY !>. li NO. lu CITY DIRECTORY. i inti .1. B. - iud W. K. I.. Kriitnlti-ri inl.i rt ntul W. I . I I W. K. W nil ami 1 . v\ i.-kt-i. Edwakd County Directory. ? "iirt. ? ..linty i iifiiit iiml 1.. Dupuy, ? ? I W FLOURNOY, ? u C FRANKLIN. kTTORNEY-AT-LAW, I'AMI'l IN CITY, \ A. i Iwiird n nf \d. ?> R. H. WATKINS. WATKINS<f WATKINS, -ATTORNEYS AT LAW, r i RM VI LLB, va. \*ur.l. ('inn mond. i.mik W HODGES MANN. J M CRUTE, (? S. WING, ATTORNEY VI LAW, Green Bay, Prince Edward County, Va. (' H. BLISS, SER \I. AUCTIONEER, FARM** H.l.K. V \. ,.in ni; ^| M. MARTIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Richmond, Va., Farmville, Va. ? . Mun PLANTERS' BANK, FARMVILLE, VA. - - NUI paid up, $50,000. Surplus $30,000 DIRECTORS: ?? I K. M. IH'KTiiN, \|. vv \ik; re, . il lated. ll .! fol. White &, co., BRUGS, Medicines and Druggists' Sundries, ? ? pounded. I V KM V| I.I K. V V JEWfLRY. " ' > lzmzzzzzzz*zzzzzzzzimzzzz A BEAUTIFUL 22*--.-ixxzxzxxxxxxzxxxxxxxx ? of - Iver Noveltii Silver Bracelets ll irts for -.iiii<-. ^ '? Clocks, ;iinl a va? ried assortment of - i ? ? W. T. BLANTON. GOD SENT THE WHEEL The Theme for Dr. ] Thanksgiv.n ; Sei i in- \\ heel ii* ii *\ min,1 ,,i I-,. ? ?-*......- it. ns..,,s foi \ ?. ...nil 1. rmi t K.l.- ? Iii- uv ill, ,,| |*j. \ inti* ?? tie.. i..-. Ultu. .ill*.ll ? f.ir tl in in.v ? ter in half ! the triumpl ? nf peace, fur nol " year i ? !;..lt | Of til* Man, ?.vu iii ii b mount : ? ? ?? I by physical eapai ? tviti 1: ? '? until. I .". un von in *: ? i ' of ma <? i pict ur. ? * - lay. ' .,ut of Paradise, Imt. i 'llill-.' to I ? work. :1h- wheel. It I if turned ' tour pralsi I ? ? r..r Minni ? have round it ag hero v fl ? health g ? I ? :hk1 bo. I bimbi -'lied frotn ? ? tm.tn! imt it will trumpet to find tl ? he sei* ? if til' I'.tit I htur tin t on the bai . [Hits llt-t ' i. Bi tore the whir and rattle . consumptions, ? I eai? :outed. The ? iv r:int, be? ll icerfu * md rumble . the family wardrobe ls ind winter li . num wi .-..nu tl, mn! the m ol tl season en Ihe bobbin, threading the shut '.'.':? ' ? -.'. : ni"! i derbraiding, si t to mu? li titi . t -,i ted loop stitch, cro cinating ingennl d linn : il Wil? li for Muir woman fruin the But, mort' than tl commemoration ? si wing machine. \\ ba! it has sra God 01 I the making of mt ??iii iii one ' eai l look intu tin' agricultural ? what tin v\ I., el liiiMitTi.in it the stalks ol ne bread for man, Ihe off and it of lin or *i\ Ho? of sharp steel, the ?cross the Held, stroke te, perspiration rolling down I.....I ?j t lu- consuming sun and lip . the men t air, e workmen lyii . ? ? .. One of mi moat pain - that of my ? ' ? "in ex r thi ? "i.t . g ,i- lt -ni down, brought to the bern, the . re unbound and *-j>r*;i<: on a i. and two men with flails ? in li other, hour :? ft. r j aftt i "ni. poundii ' thi stalk. Tun st ! imp, thump, thump, thump! tu vcr lo d again, slow. Tin nv the ? ? : .i i ? ; "- hei ? t he haj had b ?. ? buzz of vi hei ls in the :" ? ? ? a ri aper. I vi ii li ann of ?? vi Uh ann of iron. He starts of the vi ht ii * Iii*. ? i'm! of tl. \i the stroke of Iii* it"' ? ii and roll it, until the it hich would have be* n accom ii accomp i! prostrate t the wheel i- tin- tr:n.-Uni.' world. No i how many noble and self* ? -.. tori hai ?? been I ween the coach wheel and ? muli*.', between the ? aiid the ' mer. ? ter Into the conti** John Tittil or R merse! waa the of the steamboat, Thej all ? ?! .'iin! were mart,! rs of the shall be honored. Fitch wrote: lary, 1713. ? ! know i . ?? I ? ' ,,i h. bs unfor iv. John Fitch was in a bad ;. If the steemboel boiler i lilt.u liim up, his wif*- would, there are those to proph lnri- of any useful invrii , mi tlo not know wli.-it the In ? ? th*- day suffer. When it was '., i,: ht London with 'i.i.i. the greel philos ?aid that he should as soon of cutting a ?lice from the moon it ilium a pole to light thu ! all aim*!' end earlca : nit.ni w.'iit until yon . wheel is in motion, and the ont, th*- first steamboat, is going up tin- North rivi-r. running tbe di* hold your Breath while I tell , Kew fork to Albany In ra. Bul the steemboel wheel til the Le? the Cunard, end the M ? the White Star line, and the , ork, of iht- American Hoe, and u illiclri, of the North Ger i line, cross il"' Atlantic sis .'.I ... t n the two counti li : ,i - , constant that whereea ? wini had been to Europe , re for the reel *>f their mor? tal li\ to ii-- for man] yean ni I could the man who bed i" ,-. despising all American pic ' \iiitaiitini musk ;ind Amer i ty because i hey had seen picl ii? * and heard Euro music iiiul mingled In European ow a trans-.Ulantir voyage , irnmon that ;i sensible man ? nf it than if he r York or Boston. ? under the .-mil? li hi el. li !.; wake of it ?-.?iii the - e of t hal w i, to Ven? * ..ur pictun d sp I will "rn and ri . I will giv< ' lour l I will give you alli re," And t Ulai At lan! bandi in brotberti While tli doing on 11 . ni noli on the land. How wei i ber Sa from N* n Bi ii iwick to Easton, drove through Somerville, N. .1.. turn? ing up to i the mail bags with ten letters and two or Ul ri Ililli tlu box, six feel te i in u propoi hand, the n the other, t!if "leadi ? line of the traces, foam dripping iht i. It waa the < en the came. It was our big lion to beci the hoy*, climbed on i boot of iin stag , and tl ?-? ol could not jj-* t on shouted: "1 hind!" I sew ti ? ,. mt surprise that one around w ? ti a h;ilo of glory in m.v boj time was onlj i man like the ri Chieag -rain ivim ence, all t be great ci tit n iron thread of \t I Lu cast* r, Ei g land, I *aw < ?? Stephi ? re. If in good repair it could rm, yet, but be of its make and size it wi,uid be the burlesque of ell i !?? tween thal rude machint down the iron track, followed clumsy nnil lunn our Rocky mountain I itijr rooms by il 11 by night, w hal ot the train n Ml aboard I Ti* bagga| and portt I tO .Lil v, with dampi along ledges wi track would be Ihe dill ;i hundred men living and dead, full head of st tin- lo ? . Clank! I Small nly hi ar ? ht I iiml see the whh shoots past, a city on the wii startling, sublime, n spectacle?e rail train ll . 'ii. struck for wages, our country threatened with ? d vv hat fhl done for thi*. countr* in the Uni in one year on r * fl Kill | mount Iii>* ky lng to the iron yoke; all the r stock of New York Cen! South.-rn, Unio the other w heel* of | ? ? car*, passengi r i ais, of nil the b< * and special I started by ' ? at I' For vi hat lt for all < l i dom I - While the world ha the righi v* heels of the rail car four wheels of tl ... I delphia, that the miracle of thi teenth century rolled In thi I could not belli -? .ml not until quite far eighties were the continent ienc with thc whirling,flashing,domii de of a it, ? the health and the profit of The win-,,! had bi ? ? Importance that the reindeer or I spidly exchanged jungli man should get swiftly from |i / Waa the business ?<' the the roebuck more nrgi i I r hai I thc incarnated in we have tin obliteration of di pneumatic tire. At last vie havi t And what has tl woman ? The cj al growlers would deny hi i cipation and -ny: "What I Cise can she have than a i ? ur a eli urn or I or running np and don to church with a prayer bo her arin?" And they rath, r l find ber disabli tl with brok punctured tire half way out to ' Chase or Coney Island. But all *. people who kim" iiml the In alth ii Ihe au tin exhilaration of ri that wife and mother ai ' glad at the arrival of any mw u. healthful ri cn ation. We di ed ha laughing and Jubilant whi ? Iirection, tow ird place of ? ? ? ward | never toward In . My friend, Wi I Cai the poet, said what I like when he ist In im from li A ? Thru bids us Qod blt-Ps th*/ w | ? I ' run over, and in amazemei gratti.ati ui erv out. In li" kit I's phrase? ology of the text: "O wheel!" Tin ,ONEL TALKS. Et B -.arkable Alventure While Hunting Buffalo. Mle nerd Portsea ? itiiiirntui Train fruin lite Tra?lt anil ? ni rle* ll Hu) ti tit. Prairie, il vi.it* fruin An.t it lure. "(),' uffalo hui ii kt tl the ? d of the Cim .minti , .- weat, we Mr ns - wert* ? -. : I voil can bet v i and with us to run out on t;. ? ii a light locomotive with pot I ?? animals would ? t'. the engine us it ran along i .Idlers rued < rldi on the thc anima If hitch about thc SI r.t, and tl.. would get with thrown would prab th*; her tip ll .way would steam mir en Imll would he "f jerked buffalo 'it of ming dnring thc early " theil ? ititi lt ? v are that ? ' INTO A HEI ? r until the ?-, lindulat ly, without . lui by one old in tiie air, mud gallop and for miles. W( ? , who . ;? he Used in and ran smack I herd ' . rd tlrawi; ely to? iled, Hill .! for it along with ? I ? ? lied: 'We're , and .< herd "We knew what that incant! Tho i sharply just ahead, and ive 1, ld Would keep *! We ? lime to breathe when the 'Ginger' tide to ,| kept on. We ??? : ! left the .r tlic prai iti the to n i. We f the pi le with an hour or so the herd Other direc : n to rub boulder up ii-lit struck ? herd. Bill Job ick the reverse lever, ? ? I 1 left The herd ? d after a little ? D that as he : . l i<* Maree rr ra. I mur ? ? ? :. r..r.tiitf. ? iain's n Eu? rope uni, an heirloom In the familv. / i*i liir nf. AN OBJECT LESSON. Ininirnae I.tmil* Untiled Our n l.n nelly Mnrnda mired lt na tl Ices ( mullen. V I . The Illustration dhows one of Ihe ?? 1 he f ti loud tl tidied ble to be drawi . (l|rt Prof. .1. A. ; the follow! adopted: Upon the gri earth surface, n mai HAfl.I.VO A.RIO IaOAD (Section of Macadamised Road Near Cam? den, M nd about nine Inches thick, Uj in the ci h In places on one side of the ?ion from four tr iiicln 'tom ls then carefully rolled willi a si earn roller. I'ponf about four Inches th' ?; this surfu - *t.in< . in size.andafterthlahi rough? ly rolled ti about two Inches thick, of I crushed stone, including sere. ? is In turn thor" I. The average cost of ? including grading and macadam! i lew. MASSACHUSETTS ROADS. Tliey Are Ooimtrneled littler Ibe Sti|.er\ Ullin of Trained 1.11*-, I nee r? and Well Knit I p. da annually about comph permanent work ls lintier thc charge of a stat* i lon of three frith offices I and a aiiiiis - iou meeta, on thi enet than d bolds luring the year in each coun? ty in the st all the en gineei at the end of tl re work In detuil. Mus*:n lue : 0 of the first io undertake i; illy to ? i highways, and b'so about to provide instruction in road building. Complel i of In? struction nre given In the Institute of ? school, Harvard university, pl and drawings n the lector litabe ' eon ion. This work ls admirable, but it requires time to < ra, and in the meantime many miles of highway must be maintained sion has always inate Information and g'we ns much in? struction ai Tin' work done dorine ra lo iiiunle ipalitiea of the stat.-, wi . . ?io a viii larrie imiiii | anil cities The first ? tracts to co ids within nwr. territory is and a tb< mselveeof Its so it i bout that hundreds of ? In building high tent foremi a few yean I 1 in. Tow ; value of n leery in .* most practical way, ai learn it if . of thi ? ? In th ','TB0f acquainted willi the ? ntlcman. ? Hy (.f IT butti r. or the ci your In an old plantation of br.th bla**k tvill appear than should be allowed to /.?row. All J ones should bs cut away. I he (.mle-.- Dredge* KATri' The ? drawing in "Au In? diana li 'iii.'iiii't " i-t-.\i'i-piionally clean and dear. Ami yet tites,, familiar homely types are with us araiywhwe. ? itu. lin h"U-cliulil drudge, whose untied stioei ind drawl lng humor, fairly represent a familiar i- Lo milled bf iii-h washing aini grob -pic headgear. vVlicii .', ? "!ii|iarative luxury through ber marrtetfi witb Un- inveiii .; .| iin- crn-sheller, il mi llor-cliiick" is illus l rat.tl nilli tlic deft, delightfhl toni'lu-s wbicb the author dlsplajn In every line of du- remarkable play. Opera da-, night in \i Atlantic mid Virginia Fertilizer Co. Branch of Virginia-Carolina Ch. mical Co. OFFICE I HE, I, Ve. i mi: < i;i.iuic v n:i? BRAND And Standard Grades of Fertilizers for Spring Crops, Will i Track, 1 l .ruin, i ? the! "lop-. fi, L, Barnes Safe & Lock Co,, Sill" ?!- I,I I.. L Bashes A Co., ll il lv M lin Stn ? t, Ki'limoiiil, Va. DI V I.KItS IN Staudard Fire-Proof Safes, Burglar-Proof Safes, Railroad, Jewelers', Skeleton and House Safes. Fire-Proof Vaults. Burglar-Proof Steel Vaults. Safe Deposit Boxes. Time Combination and Key Locks. Expert work by skills I vrork* iii'?!!. Apply t?> S. W. PAULETT, Jr., Ag'.., I'AKMVIl.l.K, VA. You'll Need Us When You Want Clothing. VI i OUR SHOES STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS, NTH Richardson & Cralle HAVE ?<" R PRINTING DON! ai i iii-: uki: \u> J<?m of FARMVILLE.