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ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE, VA
SATURDAY, ?I AN. 11, 1S90.
?John W.Edmonds,Editor and Owner.
Mrs. Philip Twyforn, living near
Accomac C. H., is critically ill:
Miss RebeccaByrd of Washington,
D. C, is visiting friends in the vicinity
Mrs. LizzieLilliston,lunatic, wife of (
E. R. Lilliston. died at Accomac C. H. I
Rcy. W. P. ITineSof Norfolk, has de?
clined the call to the Onancock ami
Broadway Baptist Churches.
you can take your choice from Ash
by & Behuit V big stock of shoes, and!
get them at cofct?Ihey must be sold.
Mr. E. B. Phillips has been appoint?
ed postmaster at Wachapreague City
in place r.f Mr. E. T Powell, resigned.
Priceof "Mixture B" same as last
jear. O'ders by nndl. will receive the
careful attention of W.L. Nock, agent.
Fiesh fish?fat backs, halibuts and
spot*?caught in our waters, were sold
in Diuiniuo.idtown during this and hist
Parks & Gei man, Parksley, are again
home from the city with a drove of liors
es and mules, suitable for farm, road
and draught purposes.
Judge B. T. Gunter presided over
the circuit court of the city of Rich
mond.lhis week.on invitation of Judge
Wellfoid, of that circuit.
The question of Incorporating Pr?m?
mondtown is again being agitated, and
a petition is being circulated for t-igna
t in es I okiug to l bat object.
Dr. J. E. Mapp and Mr. R. B. Handy
were re elected PcllOoI siiperiutendents,
of Accomac and Northampton, fespec
i ively by Board of Education, last Wed?
Mr..l. II. Feddeman will make his
fi'St tour of the New Year to our mer?
chants next week. He will bi in^ a fine
line of cigars and tobacco with him.
Hold your orders.
Dr. Geo. B. Zell, dentist, Pocoraoke
City, will be at Parksley, January 20:h.
21st and 22nd. ami at Mappsville, Jan?
uary 23rd and 24th, to offer his profes?
sional sei vices to the public.
Many cases of "la tnippe" are re?
torted from various sections of the
county. Dr. T. T. Taylor of Atlantic,
li-'S 28 patients affected with the dis?
ease. So far it h;is not been attended
with serious results.
Rev R. A.Comptou, of M.E.Church,
South,'was pounded "on Monday night.
6th iust., by memberiof Ins cortgrega
tion at Cashville andOnancock church?
es. Barrels oTfiuUu potatoes," "tmrkcys",
ducks, chickens, &c.. were weapons
used to overpower him, but became out
smiling through it all.
Dr. John W Bowdoin, Bloxom sta?
tion, after having tested "Mixture B"
for thiee years, savs he finds it equal to
any fertilizer he has ever used, regard
less of price, Peruvia.i guano not ex?
cepted, on com. oats and sweet pota?
toes, especially the latter, and shall use
It the coming sprini.
The parsonage building at Temper
arceville, occupied by Rev. W. F.
Hayes, was broken into on December
oOth tili., by a negro lad and a watch
and several other articles stolen there?
from. The watch was sold by him toa
party in the neighborhood. The negio
has not been arrested but the constable
is in pursuit of him._
A report from the cnief engineers on
the survey of Onancock harbor, made
by MajorW.F. Smith, has been pre?
sented co Congress. The project for
improvement contemplates the dredg?
ing of a channel 300 feet wide and 8
leet <h ep at low water across the outer
bar. and a channel 200 Teet wide and 8
feet deep, at the inner bar.involving the
removal of 62,555 cubic yards of mater?
ial, at a cost of $12,511. A resurvey is
recommended at a cost of $450.
Kellam & Nottingham, Locustville,
agents for the Eastern Shore ot Va.,
through our columns,solicit your orders
for the Combination Fence, in our
opinion, the best cheap fence ever of?
fered to the public. They are also
agents for high crade fertilizers.pumps,
lire insurance &<*. Thoroughly relia?
ble, they merit and should receive liber?
al patronage at the hands of our people.
The attention of our shippers is es?
pecially invited to the advertisement of
W. J. Savage & Co.. commission mer?
chants. Norfolk, Va. The firm has
ample f ui ds and unsurpassed facilities
for conducting the business in a man?
ner satisfactory to all who favor then,
with consignments, and the head of the
firm being a worthy citizen of the East
em Shore has a claim upon us which
should not be forgotten. Early Rose
and Gem setd potatoes shipped to them
now, we are advised, can be sold to the
truckers around Norfolk at the highest
market prices. <
MessrsTJfJuTfield Savage and f homas
H. Melson left here on Monday for the
West to purchase horses and mules.
Few au n are better judges of stock than
DufBeld Savage, and when to his ripe
judgment is added the business tact of
Mr. Melson, our farmers will make no
mistake when they go their stables to
purchase horses or mules suitable for
their work. They may reach home to?
day, and we advise our friends to wait
for their coming for they expect to beat
Baltimore prices. Their motto will be.
quick 6ales, smatl profits and stock to
suit. They will be found every day at
their stables ready to show stock to all
who admire fine animals, or wish to buy
the bestrat rates within the reach of
Seveiiil persons in pursuit of health
f' orn New York are stopping at the
John W. Warren, formerly of this
place, but recently in business in Salis?
bury, has returned to Chincoteague.
Corn Is being brought here from
Chicago and sold cheaper than it can be
bought from the farmers on the main?
S. E. Matthews has moved into his
new storehouse, opposite the Atlantic,
and L. Jester l as opened asttiVup
Rehearsals are being made daily of a
cantata, under the supervision of Prof.
Wyatte, of Detroit. Michigan, to he
rendered sunn in our town hall tor la-iu
i/itof M. K. Church. It will be the
'grandest entertainment ever given o:
Ovsters were sold on Chincoteague,
last Wednesday at following pi ices, pel
bauet: Primes?140?culls 7U tents?
?culleuteens.'such as were never known
to be sold before, front "ft to 40 cents.
The l'urcliasers were from the North
et'lJ and Eastern markets;
Arrivals at A lai.tie Hotel this we. k:
George Stei-Dens, rhila.: M. E. Sei by,
and wife, Wilmington Del.: Charles
llowaid, Richmond: D. P. Wyait. De?
troit, Michigan; C. E. West, wife and
niece, Fbmkford, Del , W. A.. Flem
ming, Clayton. Del.: A. Pi and A. G.
Gobush, New York.
The holidays passed off very pleasant?
ly here, and the festivities incident to
occasion were participated in not only
by onr people but mai.y visitors from
the mainland. Our merchants report
larger sales of foys.confectioneries.ixc.,
than ever known before. The receipts
of cantata rendered at M. P. Chit ch
was over $100.
Samuel Kiskey. the 'Johnstown
Jew'has again returned from the city
with another large stocket his cheap
clot hing and positively the last for the
season. He brought home with him
over 5.000 pit ces. and offers them cheap
er than I hey weie Sol-1 before He sells
overcoats, ladies cloaks &c, good as
new for one dollar?pants heretofore
offered at one dollar for titty cents coat
;md vest from twenty-live ctrLts up to
one dollar Ac.
In a friendly trial of speed which
came off here last Friday, between the
??trotters" of Dr. N. S. Smith, W. J.
Matthews, Capt. John W. Bunting and
K. P. Timmons, they came under the
wire in the order named. The fun was
due to the fact, Hint Capt. Punting had
recently brought home a handsome
Mornll mare, purchased of Mr. Elliott
of Locustville. and our horsemen jeal?
ous of lier reputation as a "swifter,"
gave the challenge,which was accepted.
The race was an exciting ai d enjoyable
A thousand barrels of oysters were
shipped from this point last Monday.on
steamer Widgeon, and her average
daily freight is about 600 barrels, the
net retnrns for which being about ?S
per barrel. Some choice lots are selling
on the wharf at S4.50 per barrel. Mr.
Stephens, agent for steamer, says that
more oysters" are shippWl from liefe"
than all points along tb.p bay. Resides
the oysters sent to market from this
place by rail, large boats are being
loaded daily for the eastern maikets
and the demand for them is much larger
than the supply.
Mr. E. M. Amesof late has improved
his dwelling v.-ry much by the addition
of a handsome portico.
A full supply of Virginia Almanacs
has been received and for sale at store
of L. II. Ames & Son.
Strawberry plants in this section are
in full bloom, and some persons report
berries as i early ripe in their patches.
Our farmers are preparing to plant
their spring c ops, and will commence
to do so, soon. If the present warm
Mr. Charles Beach and Miss Rose
Heath w?re mat ried Wednesday. Jan?
uary 8'h, by Rev. J. M. Anderson, at
residence of Capt. John 8. Davis, Da?
vis' wharf. A handsome reception fol?
lowed the ceremony, given to them by
Capt. and Mrs. Davis.
.. The trunk of Miss Margie Ames, on
her return trip from a visit to relatives
and friends in Baltimore,last week, wa<
thrown into the dock by the cureless
handling of the porter of stpamer East?
ern Shore, and the contents damaged to
the extent of S200.
Mr. Leonard O. Ames of this town,
and Miss Lillian S. Doughty were mar?
ried Tuesday, January 7th, at residence
of Capt. Peter II. Davis, the bride's
uncle, Re t. J. M. Anderson .officiating.
A handsome reception was given them
by Capt. Davis, and they were recip?
ients of many valuable and pretty pres?
At the last regular meeting of the
Impruved Order of Heptasophs, the
following officers were elected for the
ensuing term: Thos. G. Pitts, archon;
Wm. E. Gilden, provost; Win. S. Ma?
son, secretary, S. W. Ames, financier;
L. H. AmeB. treasurer; W. J. Phillips,
prelate; N. S. Hoffman. Inspector; Jas.
C. Doughty, warden: J. T. Bonnewell,
lieutenant, W. B. Stokes, J. R. Spar?
row and T. G. Pitts, trustees. They
will bo installed ou Wednesday, Janu?
ary 15th, the next regular meeting, by
D. D.S. Aichon, Tull.
Capt. John R. Johnson is lying very
ill at his home near Leemont.
Messrs. Dix & Bowen arc. erecting a
carpenter shop on Adelaide street.
Miss Lou Johnson, of Leemont ar?
rived home from Harrisburg last week.
Foundation has been laid for the
erection of a dwelling for Mr. Bowen,
George T. Young and Miss McCartie
Lee Gray, were married at ParksleyM.
uE. Parsonage, by Rev. H. S. Dulaney.
JaiiuaiY Sih, 1S00.
Messrs. Dix, Kent, Byrd,"Barnes.
Lewes, Colonna and Matthews have
been beautifying their property under
the painters magical touch.
Reuben Lloyd departed this life Sat
uiday night, January 4th. He was
buried in the beautiful lawn of Capt.
Reb Lewes, Monday, Jan. Gth.
Mr. I). F. White went by steamer to
Haiti more last Monday for the purpose
ot buying additional machinery for his
steam saw mill. His facilities for ac?
commodating the .public will be im?
proved soon by the purchase of a planer.
Dr. Ewell and Messrs. Rate & Mason
have erected a large poich supported by
iron pillars in front of their handsome
stores?great improvement. The lat?
ter gentleman has removal from L?<
mont and now occupies the Dr. Bayly
property near M. E. Church.
At a meetvgof the Bar of the countv
of. Accomack. and the Officers of the
courts, at the com thonse on Tuesday
December 31st, 1880. Upshnr B. Quinl v
was appointed chairman and Samuel T.
Boss was appointed sec:Hary.
The following resolutions were sub?
mitted by-George F. Panamore, and
Resolved. That the members of this
Bar and the officers of the Courts have
heard will) deep regret of the death of
George Tanked Harrison, Enquire,
late a member of this Bar and Judge of
Resolved. That we cherish the hieb
est respect, for the professional learning
and judicial integrity of his profession?
al ai d judicial life. Hiid a recollection
that will long continue of the virtue,
the urbanitv anil the genius by which
his persrii al character was adorned.
Resolved. That to testify these senti
meats we will wear the usual badge or
mourning for thntvrl.vs.
Resolved, That Upshur B. Quinhy
communicate these proceedings to the
County and Circuit Courts of this conn
iv. and rrspect fully request, in the name
of Ibis meeting, that thev may be in?
serted among their, records, arid that
the Editor of the Pranks?bA Entkr
prise be requested to publish these
Oidced, That Hie Chsirmaii and
S< oretaiy also transmit a copy of these
resolutions to the bereaved widow of
the deceased and assure tier of our sin?
cere eondol-nce on account of the great
loss she has sustained.
S. T. Ross, Upsiiur B. Qutxbv,
At a meeti ng of the mem bei s of t he
Bar and offi-rrs of the Courts of Ac?
comack con iiv. held at the courthouse,
January 3rd 1S90.
On motion Judge John W; Gillet was
called to the chair and M.Oldham. Jr.,
was appointed secretary.
J. II. Fletcher. Jr.. a member of the
bar.explained the object of the meeting
to be to express the sense of los-i at the
death of a brother, John J. Gunter, and
offered the following resolutions, which
were unanimously adopted to wit:
Whereas it has pleaded God, in His
allwise. Providence, to take from our
midst, in the prime of histnairhood,our
asjwcjajtejind brother. John,,!. Gunter,,
and we. the members of tee Bar and
officers of the Courts of AccomacK
county desiring to express our feeline*
at the sad event; now, therefore, be it
1st. That in his life and conduct as a
Christian gentleman, citizen and attor
ney, was displayed such a type of purity
and faithfulness to duty as to present
an example worthy of emulation for all
2nd. That we bear witness to Iiis le?
gal attainments; as well as h!s manly
bearing in all I he walks of life.
3rd, That our county and State, have,
in the death of ourassociate. lost one
the most pn nrsing young men and use?
ful citizens within their borders: and
we. the members of the Bar and officers
of the Court, a genial companion and
4th, That we tender our sincerest
sympathies to the widow and relatives
of the deceased, in their bereavement.
5th, That a copy of these, resolutions
be sent to the Penistsut.A Exter
prise ard Richmond Dispatch wit ii the
request thvt they publish the same, and
that the Judges of the courts of this
county be requested to cause the same
to be spread upon the records or their
M. Oldham. Jr., J. W. Gjixet,
School Notice*. a .
For the month of December. Num
ber of schools open 101, number of gra?
ded schools 21, number of pupils en?
rolled 4,149, cumber of pupils in aver?
age attendance3,201, number of schools
visited by Superintendent 20, number
of warrants issued by Supt.103, amount
of warrants issued by Supt. 52,913 06.
Jno. E. Mai*p,
Co. Supt. Schools.
The following new advertisements
appear in Enterprise of this week:
S. T. Ross?Order of Publication.
M. T. West?Hotel.
Frank M. Bak-r & Co.,-Queens ware.
L. A. T. Covington? Shoemaker, &c.
Jas. W. Bronghton?Hotel.
Kellam & Nottingham?Combination
W. J. Savage ?!fc Co. ?Commission
Mail remaining uncl dmed in the post
office at Accomac C. IL. Va., January
Smith White. W. J. Hall. John Hen?
ry Brown. Geo. F. Parker, P.M.
f. K. JLRrlcnltHral Fair.
At a meeting of the directors of the
Eastern Shore Agricultural Associa?
tion on the 2Sth of December. 1889, it
was unanimously decided to open the
Fair from year to year in future on the
last Tuesday in August and continue
four days. Directors.
CO?IfTT CUTOT PROCEEDINGS.
December Term, 1S80.
Certificate of qualification Of John
W. Gillet, Esq., as Judge of Accomac
county court, received and recorded.
Inquest over. Georgo Weaver held by
Joseph L. Cooper. J.P.,acting coroner,
returned and filed.
List will of James P. Miles proved
and ordered to be recorded,
Last will of Win.H.ll. Cnstis proved
and Misses Jane H. and Alice E. Cns?
tis qualified as executrices.
Last will ?f Peter M.Crockett proved
and Henry L. Crockett qualified as ad- ,
ministrator c. t. a.
Estates of Susan Stunt and Louis C.
II. Finney committed to John H Wise,
sheriff, for administration.
S lomon T. Johnson qualified as ad
ministralor of Edwaid J.Taylor, dee'd.
Orders mi county treasurer entered
j as follows: Sylvester IT. Hupe, (2 ac?
count-) 3S 04 Slid Sil 20. Edwsrd T.
LauerS2<>.28,Wrn II .Rnsse]'(2 accounts)
I $S SO und 34 cents. P. W. Kilmon SIS
Asa J. Taylor (3 accounts)--$13, $101.49
and $21. Levin J. Mehon $fl. Levin T.
Hyslop $3 Havhl Winder$fl. James A.
Winder $1?. J. W. Helote SO. John W.
Ifyslop $4. Sydney J. Hopkins $23.
Henry Peaslev SIS, .Tames H. Tindall
$10, W. K. llysloi. $?. Abel T..Tames
$10" A. T. Justice $8. W. R. >'ort ham
$8, R. J. Cropper PHI-" CVS. William $0.
I) 1) Abbott $11.' W. T. (lor- $4.- D<m-''
nisGray. Gen, Tavlor;.SuJ<v>-onF.weil,
S. -PvTiolor.-SV Pae'b'r;'T.Ma<ioh''. S-..: -
$1.50. W T^Fre?6itei\$2:.lo;i :..T. TAfc
'or*s h( its$2 Thomas Ypnntr *?nd Mar?
enret Pa'k<s SI earh. Henry Wassels 2?
cputs. Alfred J. TJlliston '$07.08'. Mid
$*> 52. Andrew J Kellam $27.04, J. W.
Edmonds P4. C. T. Mears $0. J. T.
Pew $27. Andrew J. Wessels $4. Wm.
J.Fiele P?ercrer(2 aceonnts)SG and $7.GS,
Edward Savage, John II. Walker.f lia".
Savage. Dayld Watson, .lames Scott.
Edmund Pitts rolowl. $1 each. P F.
White & lho..(2aeeonnts)?18 and $3.3?.
Wm. n. f'oxton $-H.Wm. J. roxtonS2,
Geo. Crockett SI. John TL Wise P0O.?0,
G. W. Fast 525 and $14. (.'has. (?. Pix
$11, S P. rVMe$P co. John W. Heath
$23 John Tims. P>:ill S1.50, S. r. Sin- -
comb SR. 13.
Major T. Wise ap: ointed tiirvfyt r of
road in place of Win. IT. Miles. Tra
Hopkins in place of Th-my Peas-ey,
John W. Harris in i lace or AhdT.
James John W. Mears in plac-of
Sydney .T. Hopkins Jas H P< well in
niaee of Calvin T. Mears, Edward T.
Lang in place of .Tame* T Re.w, Wm.
Pew of James in place of Chns. ('. T>ix,
and Josei h Mooie In place of Ten. T\
Inspeclois of oysters made rppoit for
Ihe three months, ending N-vrmiw
30th. ISSfl as follows: Sim'l J. PiiviV.
inspector for 1st district, eelhoted
$32.25, due State $20.0'.. same for 2'd
district, collected $7.50. rh'P State
$6 75?Tr.o TL Johnson f- r 5th district,
collected $837 SO. doe Slate $574 02- ;
Jas. T. Weaver for 6th district, col?
lected $401 72. due State ?375 04-.Tno..
(J. Justice for 7th district, collected'
$723 00. due State $650.70-R. It.
Hutchinson for fllh district, collected
S470 20. due State $423.25.
License to keep an ordinary and re?
tail liquor license eranted Wesley A
Htox..m at Loctistville.
Barroom and retail liquor 'license
granted John G. Figgsat Hallwood.'
Barroom license granted to Abel T.
Plu'hiisa Locustmonnt. .
Horace Cost in and Jrseph Finney
were discharged from jail, having
served their resprctive terms.
Upon a petition of John P. Kellara
and others for a walk bridge at I<ncnst
vllle. Report of /ndrew J. Kellam.
commissioner, filed and confirmed.
Order for payment of expenses.
John McCbnn's Administrator, d. b.
n. vs. Jno. McClain and others, ou pe?
tition. Report of Sam I T. Ross, at?
torney, filed and confirmed s>nd cause
removed from docket.
The following fiduciary accounts
were conli'm-d and ordered to 1* re?
corded: Or?han account of Sarah Byrd
?A ndit* of estates of Thomas Russell
of Wm., Jane Trower and Edward P.
East?Trust account of Joseph 0.
Accounts against the Commonwealth
in criminal and lunacy matters were
allowed and eirtilied as follows: John
H. Wise,shenff and jailir. (2accounts)
$30.50 and $13R 35:Dr.G.T. Scarbnrgh.
physician to j dl. $56.50; and Rebecca
Petition of A. W. Short and others
for repairs to public road near Gnilford.
Petition filed and Sylvanus W. Parks
appointed commissioner to view and
James W. Bloxom vs. Common
wealth (on S appeals) from Justice's
judgment. Dismissed on motion of at?
torney for Commonwealth.
Commonwealth \b. Isanc Gardner
(on indictment for earning concealed
weapons and assault and battery). De?
fendant tried, fined $25 and costs of
Commonwealth vs.Wm. T. Winder
and Duffield Savage (on indictment for
felling liquor on Sunday). Jury em?
panelled , evidence heard, nolle prosequi
entered and defendants discharged.
Commonwealth vs. Peter Wise(on in?
dictment for carrying pistol concealed).
Defendant tried, convicted and fined
$20 and costs of prosecution.
Commonwealth vs. T. W. Parker (on
indictment for permitting unlawful
gaming at his house of entertainment).
Defendant tried, convicted, fined $200,
and costs of prosecution, his license de
clared forfeited and required to give
bond for his good behavior one year.
Mrs. Lottie E. Garrison, qualified as
executrix of Geo. T.Garrison, deceased.
Petition of Peter D. Corbin and,
ethers for a public road. Report ot L.
F. J. Wilson and other yiewers, sent
back with instructions.
Petition of Jas. T. W^kley and oth?
ers for public bridge. Order appoint?
ing Alexander J. Ward, commissioner
to receive proposals.
Order entered, revoking the order
committing Wm. W. Boll's estate to
Jno. H. Wise, sheriff, for administra?
tion. ? *
Petition of Geo. S. Mapp and others
for public bridge over Heath's millrace.
Report of L.J. Hyslop, commissioner..
Q:u?'r*y& Mu'lerivs M. T. West &
Gp.;,'i|ji5i attachment). Attachment
qua?Jie^.and judgment for defendant's
! ? Petition'of Wm. "II.Coard, surveyor,
for,rfi|liirs,'to. public road. Petition
filed au(3":Sy!vanus W. Parks appointed
com'm||?oner to view and report.
Pet$pi of John T. Powell and oth?
ers.'; Report of Upshur T. Bradford?
survojtbv, filed and confirmed
Ein^?i-J. Ewell was appointed and
qualifieo? as guardian of Charles II.
Booker,* orphan of John Booker, de
PowVll & VVaples vs. Wm. II. West
(on ^attachment).' I,evin J. Gunter.
coiistkB'le, filed his report, which was
confirmed and case removed from dock?
et. ? .
R'jtgjil liquor license gianted to Ez?
kid A| Bloxom, at his hoine.at Locust
P<iJ$tion of N. A. S.miih, surveyor,
for rejpairs lo public road from Repp
fT 'vegt'" Pew's wharf. Petition filed
and order appointing .Totin Tj. Harman
mn ^t als. viewers, to view and report
Krifly l?? 'Uno' ?>n ftoati Question*
Mu| Editor.?I ask for a small spare
in vrinr ita->er to reply to Uno'.i letter
In VQUr last issue, in which he charac
terizes mv suggest Ion for roan Inipfnye
menftas impotent. I Wish t-isav in the
horri nm hit that I agree with 'Uno'in
hiSjs??y;bf improving and keeping in
orderet he pnblic ro; d-i but as I said be
t'nre.'f is it practical? The Legislature
w'SAfln liothbig with the roads, and
?Uiir says 'I d ? not blame our legisl i
tors.^'. Then why should the Lfgisla
ture.'do anything?'Uno* points out-a
seeming leapon for their not doing it.
whenjhe.savs lITnw nan we expect them
to devisi1 a law for us. when we. cannol
agree.upon a'iy law ourselves?1 If the
neopte. are to agree np<*n a law before
we get it. we will never fiiv miy on
rtmdV'nr ary oilier subject. The en
aetfeeht of laws Is the duly of the I.?g
l-l.i? me?it is elected and paid for that
purpose, and it is not the duty of the
' eople at all. It is a right of the pen
n'e to let their wishes be known lo the
Tlegislature, it is the duly of the I/ gis
bit'ite touliey the wishes of the pen
nle-Jthe. legislators themselves must
tajfeithe respons bilily of acting or not.
Heretofore tl ey -have positively ?'e
el in a) to :w?though they have been
?'etitioni d lo do so, and for wh o rea
-on.T suppose is best known to them,
certainly iinne '".ivp been given to the
public. Ti e leiislature ran excuse
itself mit 11 ili'oic's day from en?
acting any road legislation if it wants,
untjl the ppoiil? n?rn'e upon what, shall
go with rite'aw. If that hod v fears to
lo niivthii g. 'rst tl; v go wrong, thpv
m;|gw draft a law. and submit it to the
PrO/^e for approval or rrj.-c' ior?they
ndjhf take some st.^.' ii stead of alivi
lutelndhTi rence. The road law is tin
same piact ieallv l Im 1 it was prior to
the vvh". when slave I ah ir worked thenv.
The legislature has recognized noni
c .ssity for a change, though the road
are used live times as much now a
prior to the war. and the negroes an
all set tree. If the legislature I'llnk*
the present laws rdefpiate. (hey are
right-to do nothing. If on the nthei
hand; they think th"'e is a call for a
chaiTge. and it is n cessary to improve
tl.t. '.iws, tliev arp to blame if they do
do'i'.tj.-'.^. ^They acted in this war (do
nothing) with the Stale debt! lintil the
control of the State was handed over bv
the people to the lleadjasters and Be
publicans; they may make the same
mistake as to other material matters
and lose the State again. It took time
on the debt question for I he people to
be thoroughly informed, and it may do
the same thing on matters now requir?
ing legislation. 'Uno'says iiiy advice
is a most lumc and impotent siigr- s
tion.' I do know a farmer who ha?
made his money by hard work on the
farm, do just what I suggested. He
straightened, widened and ditched the
road for nearly a mile, bcause he said
that it was useful to him, and added
value to his land?he is not a college
educated man. hut p->ssasscs good hard
(tense, is an advanced thinker in his
line, and t ikes pride in his farm, coun?
ty and State. I do not see why his ex?
ample could not he followed by otheis
There laus not lven one practical appli?
cation of 'UnoV suggestions.and when
the leg.slature adjourns he will find out
ho v important his plan is. but that it
is not mine, but his that will come to
naught. lie is right, his nl in is the
most economical and effective, but
then, the legislature will not adopt it.
and that is the point I make.
Mr. Cornelius Corbin and Miss
Ariutha T). Warren were married on
Thursday, January 2nd, at Atlantic
Baptist church. The church was very
beautifully and appropriately decorated
with evergreens. An arch was erected
in front of the pulpit, from the center
of which two hea-ts united, were sus?
pended?under these the giooin and
bride were to si and during the cere?
mony. Long before the appointed hour
the company began to assemble until
the house was nearly filled. At six the
ringing of the bell assured the crowd
that the happy couple were close at
hand. As they entered the door. Dr.
F. West played the grand march and
the four couples ol groomsmen and
bridesmaids viz: Mr. Littleton
Shields and Miss Emma Warner, Mr.
Jno.Warner and Miss Bin. Drummond,
Mr. Littleton Corbin and Miss Nora
Corbin, Mr. Ernest Fisher and Miss
Jennie Moffet, marched slowly up the
aisle and separated to the right and left
of the pulpit. The groom and bride
following, stood under the arch beneath
the symbolic hearts. The pastor of the
bride then very calmly and distinctly
repeated the ceremony by which in two
minutes he united them in marriage
and pronouncedthem husband andwife.
After the ceremony the happy groom
and his amiable wife were scon on their
way to his beautiful home on Pocomoke,
wheiehis 200 guests partook of oue of
the most sumptuous wedding suppers
ever prepar d in Accomac county.
Supper was served from 10 p. m. to 4
a. m. No pains was spared to make
each individual comfortable and happy.
MrHiiry T. White, a prominent
mill owner and merchant, of Bloom
town and Mtss Kate D. Hall, daughter
of Capt. nenry Hall, of Messongo,
were married in Norfolk, Tuesday,
January 8th. by Rev. R. N. Sledd, of
M. E. Church, South. They returned
by train on day of marriage to their
home in Accomac.
Why send to strangerB to buy trees,
plants and seeds when you can get bet?
ter, fresher and cheaper stock here at
home'!1 Our descriptive catalogue and
price list mailed free to all applicants.
'Accomack Nuiseries.'McMath Bros.,
Every house keeper who has tried
Royal recommend* it.
Hiawatha c>sts no more than other
high grade fl mrs.
Notice?All persons are hereby fore
warned from gunning or otherwise
trespassing on the premises on which I
now reside under full penally of law.
Wiu II. Cox ton.
Roto A. D. Dorrtinus, Helle Haven.
Va., for your stove pipe and elbows.
He also manufactures and d^als in t in
and sheet iron ware, tin roofing. Cut
feringand spouting are specialties with
For. Kalk.?Ecss from the following
varieties of chickens at "i'> c'-n> per
settingnntil May Is': Liirht Brahma.
Hark Brahma. I'a fridge Cochin. Lang
s'tan. p. Rock. Laced Wyandottes.
White Wyandottes, Silver Grav I)0'k
ings.S. S. Hamburgs, Black Minorcas.
White, Leghorns. Brown Leghorns.
I'ekin Bucks,Bronze Pin key eggs ST.50
for thirteen. T. J. Kilmon.KeJIer.Va.
Notice?My yacht-Carrie. 30 feel
long, recently rebuilt.new wire rigging.
? new sail* and hi other respects in thor?
ough repair is for sale at the price, ?300
She is a fast sailer and unsurpassed as a
pleasure ycht. A. S. Kei'aiii, Wacha
NoTit y?A change ha? l">en made In
the co pai tm-iship of Hopkins & Uro.,
Onancock Spencer P. Hopkins re?
tiring, ni d John r. i;;.-Uopkhi3 being
admitted into the firm..
Spencer P. ITopkin?,
John P. L. Hopkins.
Jan. TO b, :890.
Fou Sale.?Terrapins at PuudickV,
T.ost?By Mrs. E.A.Waples.letween
her home on Chesconne..ssex an t Mr.
Wm. IT. Tailor's. Accomac C. H., a
bunch of trin k and drawer keys one
of tliein a biav? key. Il the fin 'er will
have them at Enteiii-rise office or
deliver them to K. B. Waples, Sr., they
will be liberally paid fur trouble.
. Fon Sale?Two large mules, cheap.
Apply to Orris A. Browne.
Fon S ? le-Oue good farm horse, five
years old, gentle, and well broken Ap?
ply to Mis. E. F. 0. Garrelt, Accomac
Cloaks at cost,
Jackets at cost.
Blankets at cost.
Comforts at cost.
Ladies' Shoes at eist.
Gents' Shoes at cost,
Misses' Shoes at cast.
At Asliby & Beloat's.
Fou B tot?For one or a term of
vears, the storehouse in Temperance
vilb\ occupied the. present year by the
undersigned. It lias large and con-e
venienily arranged room below, with
einig, grncerv a d granary depaitinent
adjoining same, and has an upper room,
suitable for a millinery establishment
?For ? full particulars'-apnly. ivGec-AV-^
Oldham. . - .
Wanteo?A milrer for the "Great
Mill," for the year 1800. Jno. R.
Hiawatha is the highest grade flour
on the market.
Mudgo Smith it Co.. wholesale agt's
fur Hiawatha Hour, 206 Spears Wharf,
Notice.? Du rock, registered Jersey
red boar, bred bv. Clark Pettit , Salem,
ST. J., is for service at my home at KeP
ler, for SI, paid at time of service.
Notice.?All persons indebted to the
undersigned are respectfully, but earn?
estly requested to come forward and
settle at once. Our business mustle
closel up once a year. B. W. Mears &
Son, Keller, Va. .
If you hav'nt tried Hiawatha, do so
Do you want fruit trees suited to
your climate, that will bear? Do you
want ornamental trees to beautify and
adorn your yards. laWus and streets?
Don't wait until the busy season, but
plant now when weather is favorable.
We have a stock of extra large trees on
hand. Cad aud see them or wiite for
prices. iVicMatli Bros.
Notice?I offer for sale at private
coil tract, my house and lot, situated at
Parksley station, on reasonable terms.
Jno. R Lewis, l'arksley.
Every pound of Hiawatha is guaran?
teed to please.
The leading merchants sell Hiawatha
Good bread is the result of using
Ask those who have used it, about
Your especial attention invited
to the following:
That I have on hand constant?
ly for sale, a lull assortment of
such as walnut extension tables,
parlor tables, chamber suits, sofas,
lounges, wardrobes, &c.
plain walnut and cloth covered*cas
kcts, coffins, and trimmings to suit
Horse carts, road carts, carriages
aud haruess, all sold at bottom
^"Repairing in wood and iron
woi k a specialty.
1 f you have a horse which cuts when
shod, as many do, bring it out
and give us a trial, and if it con?
tinues to cut, shoes will be taken
off" and money refunded.
As I have a share of your past
orders, I solicit a continuance of
A. W. LILLISTON,
Market St.. Onancock
Soluble Phosphoric Acid..8.86 per cent.
Heverl'd Phosphoric'Acid.il GJ "
Available VhoRpUorie Acid..5 0-5 "
Insoluble Plusptioric Ac'nU...1 08 "
Nitrogen.v~..?.3 00 "
Equivalent in Ammonia....."T..r>.3 75 "
Potash K2, 0...2.71 ?
Consisting of ? Fish and the other of Standard Fertilizing Ingrediens.
Price $33, k\MM Fish $23, '? MM '
Agents?J. P. Barnes. Muppsville; Capt. Sam'l J. Davis. Atlantic; J.
fl. Jlickman, Parksley; B. W. Mear? & Son, Keller; V"V. B. Pitts, Ouley.
Capt. Johni W. Bunting?I used y.nir
Accom-jc Phosphate on "sweet potatoes
and corn, and it did better than any
fertilizer I used. W. Ii. Pitts, Onley
Capt. John W. Punting?I used your
Accomac Phosphate on sweet potatoes
and it did better than phosphate I paid
$40 per ton. Iam much pleased witli
it ami shall us? it again next ye-ir.
John Diummond, Keller
Capt. John W. Punting?I have used
your Vit 1 mlized Fish for the last 6 years,
and it has given me moresatisfacth n
than any fertilizer I have ever used.
0. Coryell, Horntown
Caot. Johii^'W'. Piunting?Being a
strong advocate of one particular braird
of fertilizer, the same being a high
priced one that I w 11 not name it, I
purchased of yourage.it asniall quantity
of your Accouiac Pnosphate and am
more than pleased with the results and
shall use nothing else next season. The
cm le fish rtiads just as goo 1 potatoes,
but not early. D. T. Justice, Atlantic
Capt. John W. Bunting?This is to
certify that your Accomac Phosphate
gave me netter results by lar than any I
have ever used for potatoes, Jbc., 1 shall
use it next sealion, as I got no potatoes
from anything else used.
t-Jeo. H. Justice, Atlantic
^leadauarters for Farmers' Supplies.
Boggs Sz G-roton
-FOB SALE AT LOWEST PRICES
Peruvian ixuino, Wocomdke Supcr-?l)?spl)alet
Sweet Potato Special of iBoqqs Sf Watei s,
POTATO BED GLASS, KANIT, SALT, ?ME, BRICKS, &C.
-FLO DE, a specialty?soiil- at lowest margin of profit.
Beady-Made Clothing at greatly reduced prices.
Fine line of General Merchandise.
EySecial agents for Sweet Potato Special.
The leading fertilizer in Accomac county. Over 200 tons sold and
used by over 400 farmers in Accomac comity alone last season. To
any of whom we would respectfully reter. It has proved itself to be
Eqmml i@ Pemrmm Quam
and other fertilizers costing $45 to $50 per ton.
We buy our materials prepared largely from ihe butchering estab?
lishments in Chicago, our South American nitrate and muriate from
the importers, and propose to give a high grade fertilizer of intrinsic
merit, for a reasonable price, kuowing that upon its intrinsic worth
alone it will stand.
It is not only quick and active lor early crops, but a permanent im?
prover ot the soil, and equally good for grass.
Humphreys & Tilghman,
Manufacturers, - - - Salisbury* Md.'
For sale by?Wm. L. Nock, Teiuperanceville; W.D.Lewis, Onancockj
B. W. Mears & Son, Keller.
W. A. Bloxom, Proprietor,
Board by day, week or month on
Passengers met at Onley when de?
sired, and conveyed to-auy
part of Peninsula.
Facilities for gunuing, fishing and
sailing on Floyd's bay, Wacha
preague, near hotel, excellent.
Be ^WESftj raoP-a.
Board by day, week or month on
?All trains met "when desired.?
Excellent gunning, fishing and
sailing near hotel.
E^Livery stables attached.
James W. bboughton,Prop.
Accommodations first-class, aad
Board furnished by day,
weck or month.
Livery stables attached, and pas?
sengers conveyed to all parts of
Peninsula on reasonable terms.
(Successors to Kamsay, Baker & Co.)
Importers and Jobbeis of
M. E. DOUGHTY,
MII. Bate & Co.,
? ?323 W. Baltimore St.. & 320 German St