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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 February 1885
mother.sono. • J\ jy ’ Blee P 1 *he Christmas stars are bright the Christmas stars climb up the vaulted sky; Low bangs the pale moon in the west declining, Bleep, baby, sleep I the Christmas morn is nigh I Hush, baby, hush I for Earth her watch is keeping; Watches and waits she the angels’ song to hear; Listening for the swift rash of their wings down sweeping, Joy and peace proclaiming through the midnight clear. Dream, baby, dream ! the far-off chimes are ringing; Tenderly and solemnly the music soars and swells; With soft reverberation the happy bells are •winging, While each to each responsive the same sweet story tells. Hark, baby, bark ! bear how the choral voices, All jubilantly singing, lake up the glad refrain, &lt;‘Unto yon is born a Saviour !” while heaven and earth rejoices , And all its lofty battlements re-echo with the strain. Wake, baby, wake I for, 10, in floods of glory The Christmas day advances over the bills of morn 1 Wake, baby, wake! and smile to hear ...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 February 1885
A fair »*ai\ 44 Doctor, if you will only keep them out of the grave you can have the whole lot of ’em.”— Puck. Electric lng3cts. Some of the savants are investigating electric insects. General Davis, of the British army, who was a famous insect collector, once picked up a “wheel bug” in the West Indies and received a shock which paralyzed his arm, and. on shaking the insect off, he noticed six red marks on his skin —the impression of its feet. This particular bug is now being studied closely, to discover the peculiaiities of its electric power. Although the scientists seem to have waked up to this fact for the first time, it has- long been an open secret that many insects have this peculiarity. We distinctly remember years ago, making a scientific investigation of the domicil of an aeuleated, hymenopterous insect, of the genus vespa, at a picnic—in fact we sat down on its nest —and the result was an electric shock that did not exactly create paralysis, but caused a number of red mar...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 4 February 1885
r PHE INDIAN QUEEN. m m p uun il At R. AO. Depot, Greenville. Va., Is now open to the public. For nice leo I)rinks go to the Indian Queen ! Ice-cold llcei* :i SpeeinUy, In a short time will be prepared to furnish in als and other things too t dious to ment i 'i, of which not ice will be given. [jul23y , Miitinnire A Ohio IStiilrotid. &gt; All trains east of Ohio river arc run by e astern tan lard or Totlrmeridian time; west of Ohio ri. er by central or 99th meridian time. Time-table in effect Dec. 121, 1884. 210 280 SOUTHWARD. MAIL MIXED ox Sunday. daily. Eve Baltimore, 7 20am Washington, !l 05 Harper’sForrv, I 2 bo pin Winchester, 1 24 Harrisonburg, 4 43 5 00am Staunton, 5 44 7 00 Folly Mills, 0 01 7 go Mint Spring, 0 00 7 31 Greenville, 0 18 7 50 Haphinc, 0 33 8 41 Davis, 0 3S 8 47 Fairfield, 0 48 9 04 Timber Ridge, 7bl 9 g 7 Atr Lexington, 7 30 1000 231 291 NOIITHWAIID. MAIL MIXED ex Sunday. daily. Eve Lexington, 7 35am I 25pm Timber Ridge, H 1 I g|g Fairfield, 8 gO g 37 ...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 February 1885
t ~ h » g « !t * j ■s ? - * * e, ! at! "* 4) 4, | - £■ = Ht V I * &amp; . . One Hollar a Vesir. V 01.. 111 Znportut—lba’t fall la Bead! \V r e d(, not print the inside pages of this journal, therefore cannot control the advertising &lt;n the 3d page—(the 2d inside page.) As ivc know that from time to time fraud advertisements get into our paper, we warn our readers against writing to any advertiser on the page named without first consulting us. Yours for protection, BANNER. (’. A. GLADKE Is preparing to take Inventory and will sell his entire stock ot h fata, Millinery, hy Beds, and Notions, Cloaks, Circulars, and a general assortment of La flies' Wraps, —all at— PRIME SI COST, This Sale will commence on January Ist, 188-1, and continue until March Ist, 1885. We take a long time for our cost sale, hut we must have it so, as our stock is very large. We also have a large' lot of short ends and remnants which must lie sold before the inventory is taken, in the early par...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 February 1885
THANKSOIVimi DA 7. Ah I on Thanksgiving Day, when from East and from West. From North and from Bontb come the pilgrim and guest; When the gray-haired New Englander sees round his board The old broken link of affection restored; When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before, What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past like the rich pumpkin pie? O, fruit loved of boyhood ! the old days recall h»g, When wood-grapes were purpling and brown nuts were falling, When wild, ugly faces we carved in its skin, Glaring out through the dark with a candle within; When we laughed round the corn heap with hearts all in tune— Our chair the broad pumpkin, our lantern the moon— Telling tales of jthe fairy who traveled like steam In a pumpkin-shell coach, with two rats for her team! Whittier. “SARAIMVAS THERE.” ’ * BT OHAi.-KS BAENABD. “Call your grandmother, child. Tell her I've come home.” The old man drew t...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 February 1885
A Dakota Snow Storm. Neighborly communication after a week’s steady snowing. Hunting the Buffalo. “As we were ascending a hill, keeping S sharp lookout for game, suddenly the taptain bawled out: ‘By George, boys, there’s a buffalo, or I’m a sucker.’ “ ‘Where?’ cried Mel and I at the same time. “ ‘On that hill over there to the right,’ veiled Cap, ‘Dont’t you see him? Why, lie’s as big as a house.’ “ ‘There he was, indeed. And in the haze that perpetually surround these kills he appeared to be forty feet high, «nd to grow bigger every time we looked »t him. Til tell you how we’ll fix him,’ said Cap. ‘We’ll tie the horses here. Then I’ll surround him, and drive him flown that ravine, and you can hide at the mouth, and shoot him when he comes out.’ The plan looked feasible to us, mcl we concealed ourselves near the mo.uth ot the ravine and waited, our hearts in our mouths, for the noble game. The captain had about a mile to go to round him up, and we were getting awfully impatient, whe...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 11 February 1885
i HAGAN’S Magnolia Balm is a secret aid to beauty. Many a lady owes her freshness to it, who would rather not tell ; and;)'&lt;?« cant tell. I &gt;silliiait»c*«‘ A Ohio Kail road. 1 ) All trams of Ohio river arc run b\ eastern standard or Toth meridian time; west of Ohio river by central or 90th meridian time, Time-ta'iie in effect Dec. 21.1884. 210 280 SOUTHWARD. MAIL MIXED e\ Sunday. daily. Lve Baltimore, 7 20am Washington, 0 05 Htirper’sFerrv. 12 05pm Winch 5t..,-. 1 24 Harrisonburg, 4 44 5 00am Staunton, 5 14 7 00 Folly Mills, t! 01 7 25 Mint Spring. 6 0(i 7 41 vSternville, II 18 7 50 Rapid ne, 0 44 8 41 Davis, 0 38 8 47 Fail field, 0 48 0 04 Tint ier Rid e. 7 0| 027 \ • (. Hngton, 7 40 1000 231 201 NORTHWARD. mail mixed \ Sundav. daily. Lv L \iiigton. &lt; .45am I 25pm !’imh-r llid 'c. -&lt;ll 2 12 '•'airfi Id. ■' 20 2 47 Davis, 8 47 2 51 Rapid u 8 41 2 57 tire nville 8 50 4 24 Mint Spring, 0 10 4 47 Folly Mills. ill! 4 52 Staunton. 0 20 4 12 Har...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 18 February 1885
it c I fi C s « * • *8 ■s 2g 5 2 - 1 i* S/2 One Moline a Venr* VOL. 11l Important—Don’t Tail to Head! I We do not print the inside pages of this journal, therefore cannot control the advertising in the 3d page—(the 2d inside page.) As wo know (W.y from lime to time fraud advertisements get • •'•'per. we warn our readers against w, -my advertiser on the page named w st consulting us. Yours ftir protee BANNER. C. A. G»&gt; KE Is preparing to take and will sell his entire stain, of Dry Hoods, XQipuqr U, and- * Notions, Cloaks, Circulars, and a general assortment of Ladies 1 Wraps, —all at — PRIME 5S COST. This Sale will commence on January Ist , ISSS, and continue nn til March Ist , ISSS. Wc take a long time for our cost sa’A, we must have it so, as our stock is vet-- \ large. We also have a large lot of short ends and remnants which must lie sold Before the inventory is taken, in the early part ot next March. We advise everyone to come as early as possible and not wait until t...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 18 February 1885
CYPRESS AND MISTLETOE. Within the broad, old-fashioned room The yule log burns with a ruddy glow; The walls are decked with evergreens, And, true to the custom of long ago, From the chandlier, in the antique room. Is pendent a spray of the mistletoe. In and out 'mid the light and shade, Made by the yule log’s flickering glow, Happy youth and blushing maid Kiss, as they pass 'noatb the mistletoe. Sweet is the vintHge of love they quaff, And quaint the humor, and glad th&lt; laugh Of the group, who by the fireside Have gathered to spend the Christmastide All ages blend in the picture therein life’s first notes in the baby’s crow To faces worn by life’s ebb and flow. ’Neath the mistletoe, a year ago, I saw another maiden stand. And I was he, who landing low Kissed her cheek and pressed her hand; But now I know, beneath the snow, She lies at rest witbiu the grave. The winds that blow are moaning low, As ever the fronds Jf the cypress wave, And tho’ the bells of Noel are chiming,...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 18 February 1885
How He Made HU Money. r “And so you are comfortably ixed bow,” pleasantly remarked one lady to Another. I “Oh, yes; we own our home and are getting along very well,” replied the other. , ■ “How did your husband make nis money?” was asked. “Out of oil,” was the reply. “Oh, boring for it?” “No, ma'am.” “Buying oil land?” “No, ma’am.” “Speculating?” “Oh, no.” “How did he make his money out of »t then?” “By keeping out of it.”— RochesterPottEecprm, Bravery in Private Life. “It doesn’t take the din and smoke of battle, with the rattle of musketry, the roar of cannon, the charge and retreat, to bring out the true bravery in a man’s nature.” “In the humble walks of every-day life may be found hosts of heroes braver than many who have led armies to victory.” “Yes, I’ve made the same observation myself. But what inspires the reflection?” “I was just reading in a paper about a woman who has just married her eighth husband."— Blizzard. The Schoolmaster. —A late Without Words. He Was Just Like ...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Greenville Banner — 18 February 1885
HAGAN’S Magnolia Balm is a secret aid to beauty. Many a lady owes her freshness to it, who would rather not tell, and you cant tell. . M U Baltimore &amp; Ohio Katlroad. All trains east of Ohio river are run by eastern standard or 75th meridian time: west ofOhio river by central or 90th meridian time. Time-table in effect Dec. £l, 1881. 210 280 Southward. mail mixed ex Sunday. daily. Lve Baltimore, 7 20am Washington, 905 Harper’s Ferry, 12 05pm Winchester, 1 24 Harrisonburg, 4 43 5 00am Staunton. 5 44 7 00 Folly Mills, 0 01 7 25 Mint Spring, 0 00 7 31 Greenville, 0 18 7 50 Raphine, 0 33 8 41 Davis, 0 38 8 47 Fairfield, 0 48 9 04 Timber Ridge, 7 01 9 27 Arr Lexington. 7 30 10 00 831 291 Northward. mail mixed ex Sunday. daily. Lve Lexington, 7 35am 1 25pm Timber Ridge, 811 212 Fairfield, 8 20 2 37 Davis, 8 37 2 51 Raphine, 8 41 2 57 Greenville, 8 50 3 23 Mint Spring, 9 10 347 Fully Mills, 9 14 3 52 Staunton, 9 20 4 12 Harrisonburg. 10 35 Ohi Wicnhester, 1 52pm 10 58 Warper’s F...