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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 13 June 1883

g £ c a a .® ’5 ® " * -a »a ■ *2 ■ I | at. - 5 « * ys GREENVILLE'^BANNER ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. Yoliime 11. BURWELL’S BANNER BRICKS [little lies lavishly localized.] Stewart Sweeter is one of the most honest. negroes in Greenville, and yet he is peculiar. Not long since he took a large package of coffee to the store of a white neighhoi and said: “I bought dis coffee at de store of Mr. G, en more dan a whole pound in de weight. 1 jes kin feel de lightness. Dar should be ten pounds, an’ I’se sho dar’s not more than eight pounds. He fixed his scales to cheat poor cullid folks what hain’t got no sense. The white neighbor took the package, and, after weighing it ‘carefully on his scales said; “Yon are mistaken, Stewart. He has given you a pound and a half too much. There are eleven and a half pounds in the package instead of ten.” “Yer don’t say so, boss? I was so sartin dat he was gibbon me light weight dat, unbeknownst to him, Jes to get eben, I lifted off de shelf a pair ob fine boots, wu...

Publication Title: Greenville Banner
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 13 June 1883

IT STILL WAVES. GREENVILLE ESTABLISHED JUNE 0, 1882. Published Every Wednesday Horning —AT—Greenville, Augusta County, Va. .!. If. miRWELL, Editor and Owner. Office in tho Banner Building, Main fsCroat. Entered at the Postoflioo at Greenville, Va., as second-class matter. I The Banneb will bo sent one year free lor a club of five new names with the money. Subscribers who do not receive this payer when due will, after waiting a reasonable lime, notify the proprietor, who will cheerfully forward a duplicate of t he lost number. Subscribers wishing their addresses changed must give their old as well as now postollices. Communications that may be of interest to our readers are solicited and will in all cases be inserted (unless considered unsuitable), if accompanied by name and address of writer, (not for publication); otherwise they will find a place in tho waste basket. News items thankfully received from all. The editor will not be responsible for views entertained and expressed by c...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 13 June 1883

«ot sXten sent for. An old graveyard somewhere. Oh, Oliver! OHvetf”. ShVtaim&d quite white and uttered “Oliver, that must he the graveyard on Gray’s ])lace that ho* dng; ovdr last winter in the wajrm *spell/’ “Their it is gone,*’ said Oliver. “And otfr last hope with it. No, gentlemqi, good luck would never come upon Poverty means to cling to uis to the last. I wish you had better clients.” “Oliver! Oliver!'’ gasped Hannah Gneldt, “tell me one thing. Zebulon was-great-grandfather’s name. Zebulon is spelled with a Z, isn’t it? Oh, db speak!” “I think yon are going mad, Hannah; of course it is.” “Oli, the big Z, I remember it so well. 1 know it was Z; and it would have been broken to pieces before now. Oliver, don’t you remembei my door-step that you were so an gry at? 1 believe it is my poor old great - grandfather’s tombstone. And not to know it when 1 stared at the great Z!’' Oliver Gneldt said nothing. He feared his wife's brain was turned, and that made him faint and ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 13 June 1883

WedncMlny, .In no IS. The Fifth ft Rochester. [Concluded from last wcek.J The speech of Col. E. E. Stickley | was in words about as follows: Col Reynold* and Gen. Greenlcqf j —oar hosts: I arise on belialf of your Virginia guests to express the gratitude of their hearts for the courtesy and kindness you have extended them in their visit to, and by according them the freedom of, your beautiful city of Rochester, and as manifested by the banquet now tendered them. It is, 1 can assure you, but the tilting climax of the great general manifestations of the good will of the people of your State to the Fifth Virginia Regiment and its invited guests, i will say the reception of these Virginians by 1 lie New York people is not well enough and full enough described by the word welcome, but it has been one grand continued ovation from the time we reached the hospitable city of Canandaigua until this moment, when we are feasted by the warm-hearted, genial and magnanimous representatives of the ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 20 June 1883

GREEN \TLLE'^®*BANNEE V >• s ;■ : 5 5 u 9 J: S * g. Si - * « i a* ' r, - t i ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. Volume 11. BUB WELL’S BANNER BRICKS [l.im.i; I,IK* LAVISHLY LOCALIZED.'] \ Little Lucy's big brother Herby promised to buy some soda water every Saturday if she would keep her hair nicely brushed during the week. One day last spring Lucy and her brother were going to the •druggists' where the soda water is made. Lucy was trotting along, holding Derby’s hand. She heard a strange noise in the street near them. Looking she saw two boys with a little ecru dog. One boy had tied a strttig to the poor little dog’s tail and on the other end of the string was a deserted oyster can. “Oh, brother!” said Lucy, “see what the wicked boys are doing.” And then tears tilled her eyes, because she felt sorry for the dog. Then Herby asked the boys to let the dog go. They would not do this, but said they would sell him the dog for ten cents. “If we buy the dog, Lucy, you can have no soda water, for...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 20 June 1883

IT STILL WAVES. GREENVILLE 18-A-ZEsTIsrEIR, ESTABLISHED JUNE i), 1882. Published Every Wednesday Morntni —AT— Greenville, Augusta Va. ,1. B. BUiIWELL, Editor and Cr/ucr Office in the Banner Gulldlng;, Main Gtrcot. Entered at the Postofaco at Greenville, Va., ns second-class matter. The Banner will be sent one year free foi a club of livo new names with the money. Subscribers who do not receive this pape; when das will, after waiting a reasouabk time, notify the prop rietor, who will cheerfully forward a duplicate of the lost number Subscribers wishing their addresses changed must give their old as well ns now postoffices. Communications that may bo of interes' to our readers are solicited and will in nl cases be inserted (unless considered unsuit aible), if accompanied by name and address of writer, (not for publication); otherwise they will find a place in the waste basket. News items thankfully received from all The editor will not be responsible foi views entertained and expresse...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 20 June 1883

“Humph! I know some people ns ain’t economical in nothing;' said his mother. tc T!iat reminds me! I'm goin; down arlcr my boarder,” said Abe Rivaling easily away from (ho sub ject. “What boarder?!’ said Mrs. Ackley, sharply. “Didn’t yon know? Me and Eli xa Jane, we've bid for one of 1 lie town poor. It ain’t much pay, (< bo sure. The selectmen are rea close this year, on account o( the town hall having cost such a sight of money. Hut it's better than nothing. And the old woman will be company for Jane Eliza and the children. It’s llulda Jones, yon know—Happen Jones’ widder, in Frog Lane.” “Oh!” said Mrs. Ackley. “I expected her np last night,' said Abo, drawing on his blue yarn mittens; “but I guess she found the weather one too many for her rheumatiz; so now I’m going artei her, with arm-chair tied into the box-sled! And, by-the-way,” fumbling in bis coat pocket, “here’s a letter I got last night. Guess it was meant for father, but I opened it by mistake.” “Who is it, fr...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 20 June 1883

praams*, turn . ~9 jj m» art. Milo. Mojoska. tho actress, will spoiul Iho summer in the mountains of (’al. l>r. .lolm Manning, who was *li voived from his wife at Brooklyn, N. V., ami thereby lost ’.550,000. committed suicide in Cambridge, Mass., by shooting. Mrs. Julia Wheeler hanged herself in her orchard, near Bridgeport, Ala., Saturday week, on account of the death of her husband. She left six children. Three young children of James Mentor, Philadelphia, were dangerously poisoned by eating a bit of Bologna sausage, which (hey picked u]) in the street. The Archbishop of Quebec has issued a mandate discountenancing any connection by his Hock with secret societies. His grace includes labor unions in (he category. Congressman Phil. Thompson, of Kentucky, recently acquitted of the murder of Walter Davis, has, it is said, been offered $150,000 for his one-third interest in a Colorado mine. The Macon, (G a.,) Volunteers ar rived at Rockford, 111,, yesterday week and were acc...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 27 June 1883

© >» c O ■■ « *!! £ S •= 5 * 5, a j. GREENYILLE'^-BANNEB 3 U 3I s | ; t is ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. Volume 11. BU EWELL’S BANNER BRICKS [LITTLK LI K.S LAVISHLY LOCALIZED.] A gentleman stopped his horse at the hitching-yard, and not seeing tlie proj)rietor went into the house. Not finding him there, the traveler began a general search, and finally discovered him out in his lot at work. Although he was quite a distance away, the stranger went into the lot, approached the proprietor and said: “You are the hitching-yard man, I believe.” “Yes, sir,” the boss replied, turning and leaning on his hoe handle. “Well, I want to go through the gate.” “Ain’t the gate open‘d’ “Yes.” “Well, why don’t you go thro’? It’s my business to be there.” “Because I wanted to pay you.” “And you came all the way out here to pay me live cents?” “Yes, sir,” said the gentleman, proudly looking the proprietor in the eye. “Couldn’t yon have left the money in the office?” “Yes, sir; but 1 wanted you to know th...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 27 June 1883

IT STILL WAVES. GREENVILLE j ESTABLISHED JUNE 9, 1882. i Publisliotl Every "Wednesday Morning — at — Greenville, Augusta County, Va. ,T. B. BURWELL, Editor and Owner. ! Office in the Banner Building, Main Street. Entered al the PostotVuv at Greenville, Vu„ as second-class matter. The Banner will be sent one year free for a chib of five new names with the money. Subscribers who do not receive this paper when due will, after waiting a reasonable time, notify the proprietor, who will cheerfully forward a duplicate of the lost number, i Subscribers wishing their addresses changed must give their old as well as new postollices. Communications that may be of interest | to our readers are solicited and will in all t cases bo inserted (unless considered unsuitable), if accompanied by name and address of writer, (not for publication); otherwise they will find a place in the waste basket. News items thankfully received from all. * The editor will not bo responsible for views entertained and e...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 27 June 1883

“Charles, 1 am sure I don't know i what makes you talk so strangely, U hut I am very sorry for you, and il I you will tell.me what all this means ; I will help you, if I can. Isn’t that ' fair” observed Miss Lawrence, gent- i ly. “Yes, ma’am,” replied the boy, i slowly, after a long, wistful gaze into the troubled and gentle eyes i of his teacher; “I'll tell ye, though there’s nothing you can do, as I know on. You see, my little broth- i er Len has been sick a long time, and getting thinner and thinner, till he's jest as poor and pale as a ghost. It’s mostly the poor food he has and the hard times, the doctor said, and he finally told mother there wasn't no use of his coming any longer; so he don’t, and poor little Len has got so weak he can’t sit up any more, but just has to lie still all day long, with nothing to pass the time away or make the time any easier, only I when some of us hold him up to 1 the window a few minutes at a lime, lie can't bear it long, but il seems to please...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 27 June 1883

Wediicsdny. .lime 27. A Methodist seminary is to be established ;xl Roanoke. The outlook for the Virginia springs is regarded as deeidely favorable, the arrivals so far being largely in excess of same date last year. Geo. Lake, colored, who is to be hanged at Cambridge, Md., on the 20th, is growing fat and frisky, lie is remarkably cheerful, and shows no fear. In deference to his wishes Hiram Ilollenhush, the deceased mineralogist and scientist, was buried at Reading, Pa., last week without any ceremonies whatever, the casket being silently lowered into the grave. It is slated that twenty-one suits so far have been commenced against the trustees of (he Brooklyn bridge by relatives of the victims of the disaster on Decoration Day. The damages claimed aggregate about $50,000. June 17th a party of boys playing in the woods north of Reading, Pa., found the body of Dan'l Koch, a well-known citizen, who disappeared a week or two ago. The arteries of his arms had been cut and he had bled t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 July 1883

t £ c a a £ 3 * " * -s »- a « s * 5 s L ~ GREEN VILLE-^EANNEII All A YEAR. DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE AND OUR WALLET. THREE CENT li. GREENVILLE, VA., WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, iss3. Si : a i s 2 * 5 ■* 5 «. I * ONE DOLL Volume BURWELL’S BANNER BRICKS [UTTtK I>IKM LA VISIILV LOCALIZED.] When Mr. Topnoody had settled down after supper the other evenin" his Wife, after a few preliminary coughs, remarked: “Mr.Topnoody, have you thought anything about, where we would spend the summer?” “Ves, my dear, I have given the subject some deliberation." “And have you decided on a place, dear?” “Ves, love, I have.” “Oh, you sweet thing! Where is it to be?” “At home, love; the dearest place on earth; the conservatory of our affections in which bloom the freshest, fairest flowers of hope and happiness, contentment and satislied serenity.” “()h, bosh, Topnoody!” “But, my dear, it is true, and I don't see why you want to go to a nasty crowded hotel in the warm weather when it is so muc...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 July 1883

IT STIIiIa WAVES. GREENVILLE BJ^ZETZEsTIBIR, ESTABLISHED JUNE 9, 1882. Published Every Wednesday Morning —AT — Greenville, Augusta County, Va. J. B. BUR WELL, Editor and Owner. Office in the Banner Cuildins, Main Street. Entered nt the Postoffica at Greenville, V r a., as second-class matter. The Banner will be sent one year free for •l club of five new names with the money. Subscribers who do not receive this paper when due will, after waiting n reasonable time, notify the proprietor, who will cheerfully forward a duplicate of the lost number. Subscribers wishing their addresses changed must give their old as well as new postoffices. Communications that may be of interest to our readers arc solicited and will in all cases be inserted (unless considered unsuitable), if accompanied by name and address of writer, (not for publication); otherwise they will find a place in the waste basket. News iteiiis thankfully received from all. The editor will not be responsible for views entertain...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 July 1883

and they’re little better than beggars in England, where everything goes to Ihe eldest son.” “There are exceptions,” murmured Rehoboam. It was his little bit of revenge, and he enjoyed it. “Smally is one of the exceptions. He inherits a tine estate and a clear fortune of $2,500,000 from his mother.” Mrs. Fenno uttered* another shriek, louder than any that had preceded it, and went off into real hysterics. Rehoboam looked on calmly for some moments, then caught up his hat and went for a walk. Probably he was frightened and thought his wife would recover if he left her alone. The Brooklyn Bridge. The following information about the bridge is authentic: Construction commenced Jan. 3, 1870. Size of New York cassion, 172 x 102 feet. Size of Brooklyn cassion, 168 x 102 feet. Timber and iron in cassions, 5, 253 cubic yards. Concrete in well holes, chambers, etc., 5,009 cubic feet. Weight of New York cassion, about 7,000 tons. Weight of concrete filling, 8,000 tons. New York tower contains ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 July 1883

Wedumlay, July 4. George Blamire, a native of Norfolk, Va., committed suicide in San Francisco a few days ago because he had been jilted by his sweetheart. The jury in the suit of Jas. Gordon Bennett against the city of New York for the recovery of $lO,000, with interest, due on account of advertising, returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff for $lO,213. The Richmond & Alleghany R. R. has been thrown into the hands of receivers, Vice-President Axtell and Mr. Myers, of New York, have been appointed receivers. It is said this action was taken to prevent the road from falling into the hands of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. bast week near Hagerstown,Md., a six-year-old son of Dr. H. *S. Hermans fell from a cherry tree on the premises of his grandmother, and struck liis head on the ground in falling. He died soon after of con cussion of the brain. On tl ic 28tb June closed the exciting criminal case al Norfolk of Patrick Joyce, a clerk of the Soldiers’ Ho...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 July 1883

% 2 C s s £ « « * ► z t m S 1 S I s b " £ i. - 2 cs 2 w I •» ' GEEENYILLE'^.BANNEK ONE DOLL All A YEAR. Volume 11. BURWELL’S BANNER BRICKS [LITTLE LIKB LAVISHLY LOCALIZED.] “Did you see anything that particularly struck your fancy when you were looking around the town today?” asked a young Greenville husband of his lately made wife on her return from a tour of the burg, in the course of which Sam Mitchell’s tony little furniture emporium was taken in. “Yes,” she replied, “I saw something exceedingly pretty in looking glasses at Mitchell’s, and what lovely furniture!” “I have no doubt you did,” he observed, “if you looked into them.” The halo of a calm, sweet peace rests upon that home. During the shower the other day a citizen carrying a very wet umbrella entered the Myers House to pay a call to some one up stairs. After placing his umbrella where it might drain he wrote on a piece of paper and pinned to it this: “N. B.—This umbrella belongs to a man who strikes a 250-pound blow—bac...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 July 1883

IT STllali WAVES. GREENVILLE B^AEsTIETIBIR, ESTABLISHED JDXE 9, 1882. Published Every Wednesday Morning —AT — Greenville, Augusta County, Va. J. B. BUttWELL, Editor and Owner. Office In tho Banner Building, Main Street. Entered at the Postoflice at Greenville, Va., as second-class matter. The Banmf.ii will ho sent one year free fur a club of five now names with the money. Subscribers who do not receive this paper when due will, after waiting a reasonable time, notify tho proprietor, who will cheerfully forward a duplicate of the lost number. Subscribers wishing their addresses changed must give their old as well as new postoflices. Communications (hat may lie of interest to our readers are solicited and will in all cases bo inserted (unless considered unsuitable), if accompanied by name and address of writer, (not for publication); otherwise they will find a place in tho waste basket. News items thankfully received from nil. The editor will not be responsible for views entertained a...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 July 1883

What is to be done?” One gentleman shrugged his shoulders, and the other raised his eyebrows; Mr. Cranch said: “I suppose it’s nobody’s business; the lady bas been married before; she ought (o be able to choose for herself.” ‘‘l’ll make it my business,” hissed Marthen, as he turned abruptly and hurried to his hotel, where he had the good fortune to find one of the detectives awaiting him and full of news. The scapegrace Marthen, he said, had been living quietly at a small boarding house, but his servant, who had not been paid for so long that he was willing for a ten-dollar bill to tell all he knew, had divulged the fact that the rascal knew he was being watched; he was frightened, and he was up to some new dodge, though the servant did not know what, that very evening; all the African could say was that his master had twice visited a sickly-looking man, whom the servant had seen somewhere as a preacher, and that Marthen was to go there again that very evening and meet the sickly ma...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 July 1883

aarauE'^ktuiE IVedueMlm. .laiiv 11. [Concluded from first page.] ington are designed and executed at this famous house. Moreover their modistes only require an accurate measure in fitting out purchasers from a distance. They are always ready to give any information respecting styles, send estimates on application from the great store corner Broadway and Twentieth street, or send samples of the new fabrics of which current industries have produced this season an infinite variety. Materials run all the grades in the textile calendar from the gauziest grenadine to the most substantial silk, satin, velvet and velveteen in vogue. The “Nonpareil” brand of velveteens introduced into this season last year has become a standard fabric qf fashion. When stylishly made the quality at $2 per yard is equal in appearance to the best Lyons velvet at $lO, and the fibre, though supple, is strong as iron. NEW BROCHE VELVETEENS. The manufacturers of this brand have succeeded in producing a beautiful br...

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