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COPY OF OLD
Miss Lettie Warburton has ia her I
poesciaion a a urn ber ot copies of old >**?"
lend grants, made to her ancestors j **
arba were Revolutionary soldiers ?
It appears that bounties in the aha pe
ot large tracts of land were given tc
soldiers who served their country tt
her time of stress. Below is given
a copy of warrant which was drawn
in favor of the heirs of Ralph Graves
the great, great grsndfstheT of Miss | ?
Warburton. Ralph Graves aod h
son were vestrymen of Bru on Par?
ish before 1769. This bcuity wss
given the Graves family "for ser?
vices as cornet on State establish?
"Warrant No. 6804 for 2.666 2-3
acres, issued 5 January. 1831. to
John Munford Gregory. Letitia Pow?
ell Gregory and William Terrell
Gregory, sole heirs, and delivered
to John Munford Gregory."
I take pleasure in announcing the
engagement of A. K. Hawkes Co's
expert Opitician at my store on Oct.
17th and 18th. I guarantee his
work, and invite all who need glasses
or intelligent, conscientious advice
about their eyes to call on above
dates.?J. H. Stone, druggist.
HOLDCROFT SCHOOL NOTES
Holdcroft school No. 1 opened
on September 30. with an enroll?
ment of 42 pupils. We ha\? now a
graded school and are preparing
pupils for high school work.
We have a work room in whicr
the boys will do industrial work anc
the girls will take a course ic domes
Misses Belle Curlis. Marion South
all. Bebecca Walker and Maste
Spencer Binns have gone away t
The Improvement League met o
last Wednesday night. Dr. Dav
made a very interesting talk on h
travels abroad, and a duct by Mis sc
Orange, were enjoyed by all Tt
reading of the Holdcroft Evenin
Journal was very interesting. So
eral new members were enrolled.
The Jr. O. U. A. M. has presen
cd a flag and Bible to our scboc
The flag will be raised Octeber 2
Very interesting exercises arc a
Messrs. B. F. Binns. R. H. C
ange, E. P. Binns, IL. W. Orang
Misses Edna iand Lizzie Grave
Eugie Binns. Nellie Walker a
Masters Albert and Otey Graves a
expected to attend the Pair in Ric
mond this week.
Rev, B. F. Rsbioson and fam
have returned home after a va
pleasant visit to their former ho:
At J. H. Stone's. Oct. 17th i
18th A. K. Hawkes Co's exp
Opitician will test eyes and fit glass
He will give the same splendid \
to-date service and reasonable pri
as obtained in their Atlanta establi
ment. and which have given this f
a national reputation.
BINNS HALL SCHOOL NOTE!
Binns Hall school opened on S
tcmber 30. with a small fattendai
the graded school at Holdcrort I
ing many of the pupils who
nearer there but had to come 1
on account of its crowded condi
when No. 1 was a grammar sch
We hope for a successful session
Dr. Harwood, having given
his practice and moved to Richm
is offering his three horses for
Mr, John Hughes, formed*
Sturgeon Point, is living at the l
of Mrs. J. A. Christian. His c
ren arc pupils of this school.
Mr. C. L. Babcock was in 1
mond last week.
Miss Sallie Vaden and her br
have been lick for the past wa
If you have young children
have perhaps noticed that disc
of the stomach are their most
mon ailment To correct this
arill find Chamberlain's Stomac
Liter Tablets excellent. Thc
caty cad pleaaant to take, cad
ead fcatla va ttfect, fm tel
IUNTY BOARD CO
The James City county board oa
ipcrvisors met here Mondey for
ie regular monthly term, with all j be
.embers present. Others attending
rcTe Commonwealth's Attorney
fenley. Sheriff Wsre. George Wal
rip. W. S. Hitchens.
The board transacted s mass of
outinne business. Being anxious to J T
lid in the capture of William Bever- ri
y, the murderer of Mr. W. A. S
rVdaras the board supplemented the
York reward of $50 by offering a
similar sum. conditioned upon the
governor offering a reward of $100.
Since making the appropriation.
Gov. Mann has offered the reward of
$100. making thc total sum offered
$200. It is believed that this re?
ward will make the detectives more
active. It was teported yesterday
that there was a possibility of Bev.
erly's being at his old home in Bot
R. F. D. NO. 1 NEWS NOTES
Bacon. Va.. Oct. 9?Misses Iaer.
New and Virginia Hitchens spent
Saturday and Sunday near Light?
foot, the guests of Miss Alma Gul?
Mr. and Mn. George Waltrip.
of Moms farm, and Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Lerner, of Five Forks,
spent Tuesday at the Fair.
Mr. John Barnet, supervisor of
Powhatan district, spent Sunday
with W. S. Hitchens
Mr. Theo. Clemens, of Green
spring farm, is shipping pears this
Miss Lizzie Deacon, of Williams?
burg, spent Sunday with Miss Elva
Gilley. of Neck of Land.
Mr. Elsworth Ayers is superin
tending Mr. E. M. Slauson*s fara
while he is at the Fair.
A regular meeting of the James
town Womans' Christian Temper?
ance Union will bc held at Fi vi
Forks church Sunday. October 13
12 to 3 p. m. A tull report of th
state convention will be given a
The public is invited to attend
Matrons' Oratorical Contest in Fiv
Forks church Friday evening. Oe
18. et 12 o'clock.
WINNERS AT STATE FAIR
Standard White Rocks aga
sweep the platter. Won practical
all class ribbons and grand swee
ire stakes for best display of Americ;
oirds. The Standard White Roi
Farm birds are among the best
the poultry exhibit.
Their winnings: 1st. 2nd and 3
cock; 1st. 2nd and 3rd hen; 1st ai
2nd cockerel; 2nd and 4th pull<
1st. 2nd and 4th pen. Won grai
display cup by making 66 poin
ictt almost doubling any other exhibit.
J. H Hume, of this city, ai
won prizes on his Ptt Games a
Rough Riders, as follows: Fi
ribbon on pen ot old; second on p
young; third on pen of old, a
fourth on single cock.
Tbe Gazette Re ade rs Csn No Loni
Doubt the Evident.
This grateful citizen testified U
Told of quick relief?of un four*
The facts sre now confirmed.
Such testimony is complete ?the
lt forms convincing proof of mer
Mrs. E. V. Hopkins. 433 Holt str
I- j Hampton, Vs., says: "It has t
t Up about two years since I used Do
, Kidney Pills. For some time my
end, i neys hsd given me s great dead of t
%a\t. hie. My hack wss weak and lame,
I 1 suffered from headaches and d
f* Ot ' spells. Tbe secretions from my
neys were unnatural and caused
sklerable annoyance. Doan's Ka.
Pills were brought to my attention
wsre so highly recommended thst 1
cided to give them a trial. They c
! me and I have not had a recur rene
kidney complaint." (Statement g
I December 30, 1910.)
aaa Mrs. Hopkins waa intervi
on April ll, ly 12 she said: "i am
as willing to give Doan's Kidney
my endorsement today, as I wi
irder* lyiu. 1 have had no occasion whs
to resort to th* use of this remed
several months. My freedom fron
ney complaint is due to ths ns
Dosn's Kidney Pills.'*
For asia by ail dealers. Pries (
Fostcr-Mubarn Co,, Buffalo, Nsw
aces agents fer ta* U si ted Suter.
Thc Gazette's campaign fund now
kounta to $17. Not a dollar has
ca contributed this week. What
the matter with Williamsburg and
mes City Democrats anyway?
-rely, there is not a mao who
aims to be a Democrat who will
)t give something to this food
he committee needs the money
ght cow. Let it come forward by
We want te remit Saturday. Send
"be Gazette your contribution by
ext mail so it cac be forwarded.
V receipt will be sent yon by the
National Treasurer and in next
-reek's paper we will make acknowl?
edgment of the amount you scad.
Do it now I aod have a part in the
clectiou of Wilson and Marshall.
Some day you wiil be proud of the
fact that yon contributed in this
J. W. Copeland, of Dayton. Ohio,
purchased, a bottle of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy for his boy who had I
a cold, and before the bottle was ail
used the boy's cold was gone, ls
that mt better than to pay a five
dollar doctor's bill? For sale by
WILLIAM AND MARY NOTES
The first issue of the Flan Hat
for this session made its appearance
Tuesday. It is a readable little
sheet, well edited, and bids fair to
take high rank again this year among
college publications. Every copy
was taken and the circulation is
growing by leaps and bounds.
The first football game will bc
played as Car/ Field Siturday af?
ternoon between William and liar*)
and the University College of Medi
cine. This promises to,be an excit
ing game and will be witnessed by i
large crowd. Game will be cailei
at 3. Admission 25 cents.
The f acu'ty gave permission for a
students to attend the state fair tc
dav and many have gone to Rici
mond to see the sights.
Call on Miss Garnette Sween**
for season tickets to the series <
five Radcliffe attractions to be giv<
at Cameron Hall during the comic
winter. A season ticket entitles tl
holder to a reserved seat.
For Bad Blood
? NEWS AROBND
Clerk Geddy has been busier i
rding deeds the past month th
heretofore for some time. Sir
timber has become active, there ha
been a number of sales. Follow!
are some of the transfers recen
E. W. Warburton and W. A. I
zarth to Katheri&e Seymour,
Washington. D. C.. the 330-ai
tract, known as "Strawberry Plain
near town on the Jamestown boi
vard; consideration $3300.
D. W. Marston to Thos. P. Ha
mer. of Philadelphia. 172 acres
Stonehouse district, known as u
of 'Temple Hall;" considers!
J. S. Nsw has sold the stanc
?t- pine on his tract to R. H. Joi
Attorney H. Stewart Lewis.
Suffolk, was at the courthouse Sa
and day on legal business.
It is reported that the graad
con- next Monday will probably be ai
to bring in an indictment aga.c
well known county official, bu
far as the public is informed
definite charge has yet been na
The charges will probably prod.
Bwed | sensation, if made. There are
JJ*"j1i cases of importance on docke
is iQ; Circuit Court which will con
?**i*?r! Monday morning.
Don't forget the engagement
K. Hawkes Co's expert Optici
J. H. Stone's Oct. 17th-18th. GL
correctly fitted ia up-to-data- i
it a*v*B*ttMartJ# pricat, AU
HG DAY AT
TOWN OF YORK
Qn October 19. the 131 ano
ary of the surrender ot Lord Corn
sallis, will be fittingly celebrated at
forktown. There will be a monster
parade by soldiers, sailors, marines,
ind citizens on horseback. Ms or
Henry H-tf.eld. pre sident of thc
Yorktown Historical Society, w ll
After invocation by the Rev. Dr.
Dame. Major Hatfield will deliver
>n address, followed by an address
by Prof. Sikcs. of Wake .Forest
College. The principal address
bc made by Hon. Claude A. Swan?
son, senator from Virginia. The
programme will be interspersed wth
music by the fourth band Coast Ar
5 or 6 doses 660 will break any
case of Chills fit Fever; and if taken
then as a tonic the Fever will cot
return. Price 25c.
FROM TUESDAY'S FLAT HAT
The s??cond of *
tests was played on Lafsyette F
Norfolk. Saturday, showing .
improvement in the Orsnge and
football handed out Saturday came
aa a distinct surprise to the gunners
sf ter the heavy score suffered st the
hands of the University. Thec*gta
both games wsre stubbornly coo
i. the fight sgsinst the Blass'
-an team revealed new str
for the 'varsity. The weakness mi
the line noticsble st Virginia hai
been overcome snd s clear gsin ir
offensive play is sppsrent.
games were snappy throughout
The locals were greatly outweighs
by the opposing teams. Virginia*
line weighing lim, the bssvisa
in years. Good gain* I ade oi
each team, and their lines heed s
Old style football was playe<:
ginia punting oniy once. Lin
plunges by Cooke and runs b
Moxsun and Thoms figured for Vi:
gnu* R Ott rwti
pass tried, working CH
ham and Mary the ot! | tayir
of Crucaett was the featur*
|p quarters ended I
Virginia Positions WA.*!
FinU. R I
Cart' r R
Kedus. I I
Mc Donsi i
Acre R : abba
Gooch i. H
Rare ree V amer. L'mpire?
Linesman?Hume. 10 minute qui
Two touchdowns were scored
the soldiers from which one g<
wss kicked, score 130. The tv
quarter ended scoreless, lowe.
the end of the second quarter, w
the boldon the Blues' laVyani lu
ijeyer blocked a trial for goal, a
Wempie sprinted oo yarUs for
touchdown. In the last three m
utes of play Jordan, Vaughn i
Wemple. by repeated plunges i
end runs, earned the second sc
across. Barry failed at goal.
Features of the game were
playing of Geyer. Wen
fierce for the Blues snd L\ Wri
for William and Msry. Line-up;
W. A M. 1'oailions N
Horns.R 0 .n
ICC a j Somers. ...W
fcw Deri.L.T.WU "SB* I
Addinctoo.. .L. I .r*<
t *or, i,;j,.y (Capt,'...**. B.Vsu
Huho*rd - h- li ..Joi
Wright. B.L. H.Barr*,
Wright, J B.Wei
'rigni, j.t.r. o.wet
Referee B. Hamood Johnson. I
pi re?C. M. Bar rey. Linearm
Furestein. QuarUrs 10, 7 lo. 7
In Y. M. C. A. work las Acsd
students ara co-workers with
lege sladen?*, alto ia Utera? tt
a NOTE TO YOU
WILLIAMSBURG. VA.. Oct 10, 191i
Tbaaa of oas ,stro-aa who have coate to rely oa tat for Kaleb!*
3rug? & Kemcdus aod a vanety ot wants in tba Dm* liam, ilatnlfJ
rep rgi?i on dorg ao. as sre here ao idea nf I illira*! ni til fia
each needed teat.
We just propose to .keep on a keepin* ora selling tba bast, at right
THE WILLIAMSBURG DRUG OO.
?t. trMe-*aee**e**s Flewer "Show.
There 1* to be aa international b*oe>
??ral exhibition at St. Petareburg
?pring, nader the patroaaae of
tb* etnperor of Rueela. The United
9tatae e-erretary of agriculture aa* |
ea that requests tor rs-glatfallua
.1 bs addr*eae*l to tbe -
mlttee. care of tbe n-areau of the
- ? caf Horticulture. Quel
HL flt- Pstsrsb-arg. aot la.
?han January I, ISIS. Tba eapoel
will coonprtee tbe folloertng **??-*
a Paorleall -e decoratlre borte
?. i ".nouna. (B) outdoor.
4 tboae kept
-.ba winter; vageta
.ea of fruit* sad **egete
\m - "lc sectioa; seheal
meet* aad appa***
atua. Boral art: rom merci al ?e-etlaa.
rxtertainers wul come to
borg highly rtcorrmc*n?dexi by the
nt;cs at the cuuatry. Qemmma
Haii Monday night. Oct 14.
Thc many fria*tads of Mr. A J.
barnes arc glad to sec him out
siter having been very ilk
Thc interior of thc
ui being improved by tha a**raijta*nra of
a handaome metal ceiling.
inc beat her noraa Musical iw tatty
hntenauTacrs at Cameron Hali Moa
aay night, Oct. 14, over tony dif?
ferent instrumecu art piayad by
these remarkable mntucasnt,
Ogle's Oe-oe C-*ea.
An estJmste bas bean made af tha
able crop of oalone oa Stlcto
?ed st 1,100.
-?isheli. valv.atj ??' -Mar. ba.'
dollars. Tba land waa value*
year* er Corra
d. i5. wolpe
a earvic-te to tha Public. Will
CITY I ?!?* *- NT KY
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BANK OF WILLIAMSBURG .Inc
I ? , ? - * l ****?' t f c* ?**? 1 >
Profits w3.200.0 0
JOHN W. TONES.
A BANK ACCOUNT
AS YOU CULTIVATE YOUR CROPS
AND GOOD HABIT
AND THE HARVEST WILL BE
Abunda it and Satisfactory
IM DOLLAR WILL START AN ACtOlST Xii TU LS
P v*. 1 Patti CK"*. T. in. I . sa? *. I ?i> i I Hi. DI
0<** aftftftaa* ">>?">? "i rt "J. **? "*??"*??** ** TJ- * *** *>
Also a nice Assortment oi School ?*>
Stationery. Books, Bags, etc.
School Books are Strictly Cash,
For the City and
J AS. H. STONE,
?*** The A. D. S. Store