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ACCOMAC COI RT HOUSE, VA
Saturday, Septkmber 17,1904
JOHN W. EDMONDS. Editor and Owner.
Board of Supervisors meet Septem?
The M. P. phurch, of Parksley,
will hold an all day fair Wednesday,
September 21st. Dinner and supper
will be served and refreshments sold.
The High 8cbool of Drummond?
town was opened on Mouday with au
enrollment of sixty pupils, which has
since received additions if ten to tbat
Attention is invited to an adver
tisement of Riley's Fall Millinery,
Pocomoke city, in this issue, lt ls of
especial interest to the ladies of the
Tbe Rev. J. Scott Meredith will
preach at St. George's Church, Puu
gotr a^ue, next 8unday afternoon at
3:30, and ut Belle Haven on the same
day at 7:30 p. m.
Two valuable truck farms are of?
fered for sale at private contract in
this Issue by Mr Jos. S. Bunting,
Bloomtown, Va. See advertisement
for full particulars.
Mrs. Byron C. Clark is at Accomac
CH. visiting her brother, Mr. Robt.
Oldham. Rev. Mr. Clark, who ac
companied her to the town, returned
to ll*. Washington, Md., on vester
Reports of the condition of the
Farmers and Merchants N.'iotmi
Bank, at Onley, and of the Parksley
National Bank, at Parksley, at the
close of business, September 6.li,1004,
appear in another column this week.
The tourth quarterly conference
of the Drummondtown charge will
be held Saturday and Sunday, 24th
and 25th. Tbe business session of the
conference will be held at the par?
sonage on Saturday at 6 p. m. A full
attendance of all officials is desired.
A fair will b9 held at Woodberry
M. E. Church, South, on Wednesday
September 28th. Supper, ice creau:
and confectioneries will be served
Proceeds for tbe bent Ut of church
Everybody is Invited. If weather ii
inclement on tbat day come the nex
Mr. Wm. E. Thomas, genera
agent, advertises Orcbjlla Guano ii
another column this week. Its re
?ulta speak too well for it to nee.
any commendation. It is importan
to our farmers only to know tha
they eau get it conveniently frou
agents selected to sell it.
Protracted services, which bega:
in Drummondtown Baptist Cburc!
this week, will be continued nex
week. The pastor, Rev. John K
Goode, will preach Sunday moro ir
and night and Rev. L. A. Bartou, (
Suffolk, will arrive on Monday an
conduct the services every nigt
Mr. George W. Garret will sell i
public auction at Accomac C. H. c
We dnesdey, October 5th, or if weat]
?er prevents, on lirst fair day ther
after, valuable personal propert
consisting in part of household ai
kitchen furniture, one mule, tv
cows, two carts, one carriage, fan
ing implements, Lc For particula
Tbe jurj, in the case of the Coi
monwealth vs. William Woody Bric
house, rendered a verdict of murd
in tbe second degree late Fridi
allen ooo of last week and fixed 1
confinement at five years in t
penitentiary. He was taken on vi
terday to serve out his sentence
Mr. Charles Dombrick, guard at tt
Samuel T. Ross, trustee In dt
from William Simpkins and wi
colored, for the beneli1, of Hei
Sneed, colored, will sell at pul
auction on the ^..mises, on Sat
dry, 8< ptember 24rb, lp m,
building lots near Accomac C.
situated on the road from Courtho
to Ouley station. For full parti
lars see posters.
Mr. William T. Bundick, of I
county, with a Latioi al repulatioi
& temperance lecturer, wiil reci
from his publishers next week sev
hundred copies of his book, cont
Ing six of bis best lectures, bonni
beautiful cioth ,wi tu gilt title and <
faining about 3,100 words, wit1
short biography by a friend, ar
troduction to the book by Rev.
A* C. Dixon and a preface by
wiiter. Tbe price of book will be
dolkr, whicb will be mailed pre
to anyone desiring it on receip
Tbe storm of Wednesday i
destroyed many thousand do
worth of i ruperty on the baysii
this county. Several wharves
Chescont (ires to Guilford
swept sway and the fi-Ids for i
were c< v? red with water. The v
at Marsh's store was damaged se
hundred dollars and the loss to <
Frank C. Lewis on HuntiDg crt
over $2,000. The bridge across
ford creek was entirely destr
TaBgler suffered most, though,
only in damage to vessel proi
but in tbe destruction of the
School building there, value.
12,5(0. No loss of life is reporte
Mr. Ernest Lewis of Hunting
bad a narrow escape. His boat
capsized off Watts Island aud
ed over, but be succeeded in g
on the bottom of the boat anc
mained there until rescued thi
Mrs. R. T. Ames is q-iite sick at this
Master Cropper Holland left Mon
lay for tbe lh;i\\rsity of Virginia.
Miss Nellie Parker left Thursday
o spend the winter in Baltimore.
There are now about 150 pupils en
?oiled at the Onancock High School
Master Goodwyn Joynes ia suffer
ng with a severe attack of tonsilitis.
Mrs. W. T. Wise aud daughter,Miss
Lucy, spent part cf the week in Bal?
Mr. Arthur M. Nottingham, wife
lind little son, Page, are in Baltimore
Miss Sallie Fisher, of New York, is
visiting Mrs. R T Ames on East
Miss Lucy Thomas, of Capeville,
is the guest of Miss Eva Hopkins on
Mr. Ralph Rich left Tuesday to
rake a course in engineering at tbe
Vuiversity of Virginia.
Miss Mary Bull, of New York, is
visiting Miss Margaret Groton at her
home, the Maples, on L?e Street.
Mrs. Robert L. Hopkins has re?
turned from a visit to her sIster.Mrs.
William U. Nottingham, of Eastville,
Capt- Smith, of the United States
barine service, has moved his wife
aud daughter to Ouaueock. They
ire at Scott Hall, the borne of Mr.
Miss Nellie Pitts Powell left Wed?
nesday via steamer Pocomoke to at
tend the Episcopal Diocesan School
in Staunton. Va.
Miss Bessie Porter Taylor left Wed?
nesday for Hampton, Va , where she
will teach Latin and German in the
Hampton High School.
Rev. J.Scott Meredith, rector of
Boly Trinity Church, has returned
from bis yearly vacation. Services
may be expected in Holy Trinity
Church every Suuday moruing at ll
o'clock and every second and fourth
Sunday evening ut half after seven.
Mr. Heury L. Crockett, Jr., died at
the home of bis father, September
9tb,from tbe effects of burns received
at his canning factory here. The
wroug valve was turned on causing
the steim to pour on him. He w s
Buffet fog ao much that he jumped
iuto a tub of co:d water, causing the
steam to injure him internally Dr-.
Robertson, Finney and Powell at?
tended him. Mr. Crockett attended
Goldeys Business College, Wilmiog
ton, Del., where he met Miss Arm?
strong whom he married last Octo
ber. Last month he rescued from
drowning George GUck who fell ofl
the pier at this place. He was a
promising young man, aged 22 years
and bis untimely death is a shock tc
this community. Funeral se vicei
were conducted in the M. E. Church
Monday morning last at 10 oVlocl
by Rev. H. S. Duianey, a former pas
tor, and Rev. Mr. Hirons. One of thi
largest concourse of people ever as
sembled at a funeral on the E tsten
Shore attended. At the grave thi
services were conducted by the Onan
cock order J. O U. A. Mechanics, o
which Mr. Crockett was secretar
Miss I. J. Forien returned Monda
from Baltimore, where she has bee:
Mr. A. G. Manahan and Mr. J. G
Rodgers spent several days in Phils
delpnia this week.
Mr. Simkins Savage left Tuesda
for the University of Virginia, whei
he will resume his studier.
Miss Stella Crocket, of Onancock,
the guest of Miss Mary Fitchette i
ber tiome on Randolph Avenue.
Miss Grace Wilson bas return,
from Herndon, Va., where she b
been visiting her sister, Mrs. Robe
Mrs. W. B. hancock and Htt
daughter Helen, are spending t!
week with relatives in Pocomo
Capt. Edward Richardson, bo
master of the N. Y., P. L N* R* R*
Norfolk, was a visitor to our toi
Misses Jessie Savage and Evel
Nottingham have returned to t
Randolph'Macon Woman's Collei
The N. Y , P. L N. R. R. is inst
ing an electric light plant for I
purpose of lighting their ollie
docks, yards, etc.
Mr. and Mrs R. D L. Fletcher i
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. VVilsjn left W
nesday for Atlantic City, Co
Island and other points in the No;
Mr. W. P. Brooke, traveling ai
tor of the N. Y , P L fi. R. R , ^
and daughter, ol Phil i e'phia, \
have been tb< gusti >f Ur P.
Savage for se v-r ii il ? y', returnei
Philadelphia cn Thur d y.
Miss Madpe RiK'.- hu retui
from New T>rk, whore ?"ue bi
the sumint iu atteuUuoce upoa
German 'J v.is rvatory tl mu-sic,
has orga-.i z 1 ? ma lc cass iu
studio io the FiizHugb building.
Our Fdllstock is now ready fo
specllon at prices low for cash or
B. S. Ashby L <
Get our prices aud eave monej
you wish to ouy a buggy.
Perdue L Gonbv
, Salisbury, 1
We bave tor sale 1 car load of
lov shelled coru, 1 car load of <
oats, 2 car loads of No. Timothy
6 New Standard Gewiug Mad
8everal cars of coal, and 1,00
country side bacon. Writo for l
we will save you money.
D. H. Johnson L Soi
Mi?s Lillie Booth left this week for
chool at Georgetown, Del.
Notice I a" been potted here f*>r
ural mall carrie Ti mi $540 >er tmuu
Mr. Taylor Flsoh will move here
rom Ocean City and open up mer
hunt tailor business next week.
Mr. Charles Henderson, cashier of
boothby Hotel, was down this week
nd moved his family to Phlladel
A gasoline boat, with 35 horse
>ower and all modern improvements,
irs been launched here by Mr C. E
Rev Dr. Alfred Smith, of Wilmlng
;ou M. E. Conference, temperance
>rctor, preached Ht our M. E Church,
Capt. W. C. Bunting has been
awarded the contact to furnish* coal
ii d wood to Life 8avlrg stations
fr. m Green Run down.
Our city cousins and summer girls
are leaving for their homes aud their
icmt.try cousins are preparing to re?
turn their visits this winter
The storehouse of D. J. Whealton
L Co., recently enlarged, and with
many modern improvements added,
is now the biggest and handsomest
on t e Easteru Shore.
Mr. Adtish Mechabon,of Baltimore
has rented branch store of Adams &
Son here and will open np stationery
business. Mr. Geo A. Payne hai
opened branch store up tbe Island
The pulpit of our M. P. churcl
will be tilled on next Sunday by Rev
E H. Jones, Sr., of Ransburg, Pa.
and on October 4th by Dr. T. T. Lit
t'e, president of the M.P. Conference
Mr. George Tindall, merchan
down tbe Island, left about 2 week
ago without notice to friends, rela
tives or creditors to join the so callei
sinctili id band at Galveston, Texas
His creditors will have reason to re
Mrs. Thos. Selby is visiting friend
I al Welbourne, Md., MisB Hattie Mes
sick is with friends in Wilmington,M
Reuben Phipps is off on his vacatio
in Northern cities and Mr. Dann
I Jeffries of our bank is seeking rei
I and recreation in Maryland.
Among tbe visitors to relatives an
j friends here are Rev. Mr. Keen, <
i Cii.tield.Mr. Willi-iin King, of Wasl
i ingtou, Mr. Fred Messick, of Wi
i mington, Miss Hallinan, of Norri
I town, Pa., Mr. Harry Wi'burac
' family, of Philadelpbia,Mrs. Vande
slice and daughter of Norfolk, M
George Pierce, of Baltimore, and M
Edward Jones, of Milford, Del.
Arrivals at Atlantic Hotel th
week: W. H. Neely, W. H. Andrew
W. C Hall, G. W. Shelton, Ball
more; Mrs. Blanche Mason, Edwai
Mason, H. B. Landon, Rolly Moot
F. J. Fontaine, H. F. Parker, J. ]
Watson, Philadelphia; Sam'). Valei
tine, Los Angeles, Cab; H. J. Pose
Detroit, Mich ; Lloyd Wagama
Washington; Robt. Clifton, Clayto
M W. Landing, Pocomoke city; L
F. Godwin, E Doughty, Northam
ton; 8. A. Taylor, S. W. Matthews,
E. Selby, Harry 8elby, Accomac
A great abundance of fish dally
Our oystermen have all return
to their work.
Miss Carolyne White, of Bloo
town, was the guest of Miss Wil
Evans last week.
Mrs. G. D. Evans returned 8at
day from a visit to relatives e
friends in lower Accoma-3.
Matter Page Chesser has returi
from an extended visit to relatl
and friends in lower Accomac.
Mrr. T. P. Evans, Mrs. Sbephc
Mr Ja3kson Townsend and Mrs.Cl
Siivirtborn are on the sick list
Misses Stella Meelheim and ?
Watson bave returned from a \
to frieuds at Wachapreague andT
Mr. Walter Byrd, of Baltimore,
Mrs. Henderson and dangbter,
Llewellyn, of Pocomoke City, are
guests of Mrs. G. D. Evans.
Rev. W. J. Twilley, who bas 1
conducting services at the M
Church for the past two wc
preached very impieisively do
the entire meeting and especial!
Tuesday night last,the subject t
"Prepare to "meet thy God.
Mr. TT. Bloxom is sick at hist
at Locustville this week.
Mrs. John Beachboard speni
week in Northampton vis
Miss Jewel Mason, of Norfolk,
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Th
Chandler last week.
Mr. Harry T. Scarburgh, assl
agent at this place, has been t
ferred to another station.
The Farmers & Merchants Ni
al Bank, of this place, has been
pleted aud was occup'ed on the
Mr. William Ritter, of Norfo
late the guest of Mr. W. Eat
other friends, returned home o
Improvements are being ma
tbe Accomac clubhouse, near
Island, by Mr. J. Tank Cropp
Mis John Core, who has bi
declining health for some timi
was takrn to hospital in Norf
the 13th inst, for treatment.
Great line of New Fall cloth
men, boys and children. Als
and shoes just opened at
Ames, Mills S
Perdue L Gunby's buggle
general satisfaction, all say wt
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hogan ar*
spending a few d%3 8 In New Y' rk.
Mrs. Hayman and chi'd.of Princess
Anne, spent Tuesday with Mrs. W
Mrs. L. D. Lewis left Wednesday
on a business trip to Baltimore and
Mr. Mentzel, wife and children are
staying a few days with the family
of W J. Johnson.
Misses A. May and Lena Johnson
left Monday to teach in schools near
Raleigh, N. C., the present session.
Mrs. O E. G?u?ey and daughter,
Augusta, bave returned from a six
weeks trip to friends in Dayton, Ky
and Baltimore, Md.
Rev. W. B. Jud. find, assisted by
R.v. Richard Shipley, of Baltimore,
ls conducting a protracted prayer
mettiug at Hunting Creek M. P
An all d vy fair will be held under
the auspice* of the M. P. Church
here on Wednesday, September 21st.
Diuuer nnd supper will be served
also ice cream, confectionaries and
Frank Ju-Uis, only son of Capt.
Frank P. Justis, died Saturday night
September 10th, at his home at Jus
tiBville, of typhoid fever, aged 17
years. He was a good boy, always
favorably spoken of and exceedingly
well liked by bid associates and ac
qualntances. His early death is sin
cerely regretted by a large circle of
friends. He is survived by a father,
mother and sister, who will greatly
mi?s bim in their home.
"The way God helps" will be th"
snhject of the sermon at the Drum
moudtown Methodist Church ot
The ladles and friends of Grant
Memorial M. P Church will hold ar
oyster supper iu the church yarc
Wednesday evening, September 21st
Everybody invited to attend.
A series of revival "sei vices will bi
bold at the Drummondtown Metho
dist Church, beginning Sunday, Oo
tober lfUh. Rev. C. R James ba
been engaged to clo tbe preaching.
R. Nelson Hartness, P. C.
The Eastern Shore Baptist Minis
ters Conference will meet at Nass-j
wadox Monday, September 19th, 190-i
at 10 30 a m. All arrangements ar
complete and a full attendance I
M. A. Adams, Sec.
Tbe Cheriton Baptist Church wi
be dedicated 2d Suuday lu Octobei
Services will begin at 2:30 p. m., wit
an address on Sunday school wor
followed by the dedicatory sermo
by Rev. W. E Hatcher, of Richmonc
Dr. Hatcher will also preach at East
ville at ll a m. and Cheriton at f:t
p m. second Sunday in October.
The young people of Garrison
Chapel beg to say tbat on the evei
iDg of Friday, September 23rd, thc
will play that most excellent dram
"The Deacon," In the new hall
Mappsburg. This is one of the ve;
best dramas off the professional st * g
The darkey comsdian, "Pete," kee
the audience convulsed with taught
while the "Deacon" is all that can
desired. If you wish to spend a c1
lightful evening, come and see tl
drama. Admission 15, 25, and
cents. Doors open at 7:30. Drai
b. gins at 8 o'clock promptly. Supj
will be served from 6 o'clock to 7:
Proceeds for benefit of Garrisc
The ladies of Smith's Chat
Church will give a festival for t
benefit of their church on Saturdi
the 24th of this month, at the ho
of Mr. A. W. Wallace. His home
just below the church on the wat<
edge and in a beautiful grove, i
an ideal place for a picnic. 1
gentlemen will prepare a fish
and the ladies supper and
freshments. Boats will be on hi
to take all parties sailing who o
desire to go. Come early and ba'
good time. Begins at 3 o'clock p
Fair at Parksley.
The Parksley Fair promises to
a great event. The members
frieuds of the M. P. Church willsi
dinner and supper, and ice cr
and other refreshments will
served. The date is Wednes
September 21, all day,and Tbursi
September 22 in the evening,
merry go round will be there,
greatest amusement of the agi
young nu 1 old. Tbe children ot
school will be given a free t
Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'cl
Junior 0.1). A. M. fleeting.
There will be a called meetln
the Locustville Council, Jr. O. 1
M., No. 145, on Monday night,
'ember lu- h. Business of import
will be considered, at which all i
hers are requested to be present.
Pungoteague District 8chool 1
will meet at Painter, Va., 8-.pte
29th. 1904, at 9 o'clock a. m. tc
tract with teachers and to r<
bids for stove coal, 2240 lbs. fo
sion 1904 and 1905.
By order of the board.
J. H. Tomi
Just received anotber lot of i
rye and grass seeds.
v B. 8. Ashby S
I offer for rent my milliner;
and dressmaking room att
Will also sell my entire stock ol
at a reasonable price. Apply
Mrs. George Hopkl
1st assistant. Miss Carrie M Johnson
2nd rs-lstant, Miss Maggie White
primary, Miss Nora White.
Hunting Creek?Principal, A. T.
Hope; 1st assistant, Miss Addie
Barnes; 2nd assistant, Miss Bessie
Gullfoid?Principal, Miss Sallie
Crowson; assistant,Miss Cora A. Jus?
Menrsvllle?Principal, Juc L. Tay?
lor; assistant. Miss Hilda Ewell.
Shiloh?Miss Sadie Mathews.
Bloxom?Principal to be supplied.
iikMisUut, Miss My Bloxom.
Hopeton?Miss Lillie L. Littleton.
Mappsville* Principal,J.H. Heb ir.1;
assistant, Miss Mamie L. Johnson.
Modestown?Principal, Miss Mar
garet Stewart; assistant, Miss Kate
Mathews?Merritt L. ('handler.
Zion?Principal, Robert Simmonds;
assistant, Miss Emma L Core.
Wbitesvilie-M. E Thompson.
Metompkln?L. W. Watson
Bloxom?Lottie F Davis.
Mappsville?Harriett E. Clarke.
T. I Kent, Clerk
Greeubackville-Prlncipal, W. W
Bryan; 1st assistant, Miss Lola V.
White; 21 assistant, Miss Ethel M
Trevillian; 31 assistant, Miss Sabr..
Sign Post-Principal, Miss M. K.-si.
Horntown?Principal, Miss Emim
L* Read; assistant, Miss Lizzie F
Atlantic-Principal, W. R. Higgles
worth; 1st assistant, Miss Mamie E
Parsons; 2d assistant, Miss Sallie C
Assawaman?Principal, Miss Stell!
assistant, Miss Stell v. Crockett.
Oak Hall?Principal, Miss R. Dav!
1st assistant, Miss M C. Watson; 2
assistant, Miss Alice Gillespie.
Hallwood-PrincipalJ. F. Wan'
assistant, Miss Sarah Conquest.
Pittevllle?Principal, Miss A. Rid
Thornton; assistant, Miss Ruth Mat
Jenkins Bridge?Principal, Mil
Lena Brittingham; assistant, Mis
Copes?Piineipal, Mrs. Gresbau
assistant, Miss Emma Godwin.
Sauford?Prinolpal, Geo. W. Noel
1st assistant, Miss Catharine Cutle
2d assistant, Miss Mattie Corbin.
Saxis-Principal, E. C. Kellam; ai
sistant, Miss Bertha M. Nock.
Horntown?R. H. Wallop.
Wattsville?E. W. Coston.
Jerusalem?W. H. Parham
Head of Neck-R. G. Garnett.
St. John's?Eva White.
New Church?Mattie Joynes.
W. R. Covington, Clerk.
Notice, Ex-Confederate \ eterans.
Your Executive committee has d
elded to call a reunion and fair, i
October tbe 19tb, 190-1, at 10 o'clo
A. M., to meet around your mon
meut at Parksley. We also most ear
estly request all sons of Confeder*
Veterans to meet with us on tb
a-y, and organize a Camp of Sons
Veterans, also we give a special a
cordial invitation, to all ladles
sympathy with us, to meet with
on that day, and organize a Ladl
Confederate Memorial Association
co-operate with tbe Camp of sons
Veterans, in keeping green 1
memory of your father,brothers a
sous, who under their great Capt".
Geu. R. E. Lee,fought with undau
courage and heroic bravery on
many bloody fields in our belo'
Southland, where they fell, offer
their young and manly lives on tl
country's altar. The old ex-Confei
ate soldier will soon be a thing of
past, when you will see bim no mi
We cordially invite all friends
By mpatbizers to meet with us on t
day, and organize yourselves
camps, and help to keep green tb
sacred names who fell in that bio
Harmanson-West Camp ol
Sept. 1st ,1904 Ex. C
All bills for glass and fertilize)
due and as we want to buy g<
we would ask our friends to assls
in getting off about the 18 inst,
can't go until we get money to a
our past bills. Word to the wis
D. H. Johnson L 8
In sad remembrance of little A
Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and
Oscar Parks, who departed this
August, 2nd, 1904, ?ged 6 mouthe
19 days. After the funeral scr
which were conducted by Rev. I
L-wis. tbe beautiful little A
was sadly laid to rest in Mt.
Cemetery, Onaucock, Va.
And can it be tbat Baby's gone
Tbe sparkling jewel of the 1
Her form no more to look upon
'Till reuuited with our owl-.
Yes she has reached that ra
Has passed within the pearly i
Where palo and fever are no
For us our darling angel wait
But memory sweetest, saddest
Ot ber, will evermore remain,
And in tbe dreamless land of ri
Her angel face we'll see aga
For several years my wife was
led with what physicians calle
headache of a very severe cha
She doctored with several et
physicians and at a great expen
to grow worse until she was un
do any kind of work. About
ago she began hiking Chamb
Stomach and Liver Tablets am
weighs more than she ever did
and is real well," says Mr (
Wright of New London, New
For sale by all medicine dealen
For 8alk?22 acre** valuable oyster
land, situated In Otd Woman's
Bay (sea side), containing a good
oyster house, about 3.000 bushels of
oysters one ha'f of which ean be go'-?
tea off tbis winter, 17,100 clams and
2,600 bushels of shells planted last
J poe a year (a chance of a life time).
Address all communications to -?"
Dr. W. W. Kerns, JJ
Wantkd Man to cultivate on
shares a farm. The land is good, tbe
resources convenient and abundant,
the situation desirable. Liberal terms
to a good man. For particulars ap?
ply to T. W. Blackstone,
DnKUURas Wantkd-To take up
plants. Apply to
Fox Island, Va.
Lost?Between Mappsville and
Hallwood two account books Any
one returning fame to me will be
Ernest I. Nock.
Rkward?$5 00 reward will be paid
for information or tbe return of my
bateau taken from my landing Sept
ember 8d, 1904 She is 14 feet on tbe
keel, near 7 feet wide, and has large
galvanized rings in boom.
S. P. Mason.
Davis Wharf, Va.
NOTICK?All persons making ap?
plication to me for oyster planting
ground must bave the same surveyed
as soon as the 30 days notice expires
or the same will be surveyed foi
other applicants. I cannot hold it
J. R. Riggs,
Oyster Inspector District No. 6
Stork Salk?Until October 31it
1904, we will close out our entlr
stock of goods at cost for ci.m1i. Corni
quick and share the bargains. Al
persons having claims against u
will please present them, and al
owing us on store account or ope
account will settle up with cash o
approved note on or before Octobe
Lankford L Chase.
For Rknt or For Salk?Fan
known as the "Hargis Farm" nea
Pocomoke city. Apply to
W. W. Brittingham,
Pocomoke city, Md.
Cabbahr 8kkd For Salk? Jw
received 100 pounds of Early Jerse
Wakefield Cabbage seed, this year
crop, Long Island grown, the be
strain for market garden purpose
Cabbage for the past few years hat
proven to be a profitable crop. G
your seed aud sow as early as possit)
bfier September 20th.
Northampton Drug Co.,
Notick?I am going to have a sa
September 23d of some pretty fall ha'
almost going at cost. Come one,cou
Mrs. George Hopkins.
Notick-Bids for painting tl
Methodist Church building and pe
sonage and paling around tbe chun
lot, at Drummondtown, will be i
ceived by the Committee up to no<
Sept. 20th, and the work on Chur
buildiug must be completed by Od
ber 12th. Two coats of paint to
used, which will be furnished by t
Committee. White lead and oil onl
to be used for body, and green 1
shutters. The right to reject any
all bids le reserved. Address
M. E. Church Committee,
Accomac C. H., Va.,
Box No 6
Wanted?A good,young cow fre
to pail that will give from four
five gallons of milk per day wi
good treatment. Seaside cow p
Thot, R Joynes,
For Salk or Rknt?The bot
and lot, near Onancock, prevlou
occupied by Mrs. Hodges, also
house and lot, known as the OH
place. For terms apply to
J. P. L. Hopkins,
For Salk?Pair of good mu
sound aud good workers Apply
J* 8. Clogg,
Pocomoke City, Mi
For Salk?I offer for sale at i
sonable rates to anyone wishing
buy a lot or a grave in my cemet
near Onancock. Apply to
Riley 8. Joyne
For Salk?8kip?jack, good co
tion, easy terms, just tbe thing
catching small oysters, capacity
Metompkin Oyster Co.,
For Salk?A bugeye, very 1
draft, in good repair, capacity
bushels of oysters, suitable for
side work. Apply to
E. T. Mason, M. D
FOR salk?One good mill wa
aiso a nice lot of well seasi
weatherboarding and finishing b
for Inside work.
W. T. Broughto
Notice?I offer at private s
certain lot situated in Parksley,
faining 50 feet front by 150 feet i
(7,500 square feet of land)?
which is situated a good two
dwelling and back building,
property once belonged to G
Rue and wife and now belongs
B. and T. W Jones. Terms ll
L Floyd Noel
Monky to Loan?Mortgagi
farms. Term of years.
Henderson L Co.,
1214 Arch Stree
For RKNT-For year 1005 my
at Guilford. It 1b a good two
farm, with dwelling of 9 room
Jno. E. Russc
For Rknt?The lower divisi
Bowdoln farm in Upshurs
where Mr. J. T. 8pence now
Geo E. Jon
For Salk or Rknt-House i
in Horntown Apply to Mr.
Johnson or the undersigned
have for sale 15 acres of wood
more or less, between Horntc
New Church. Apply to
J. J E
Wantkd?White or colored
to wait on invalid. Will pay
salary. Apply to
H. R. Notting!
. - Dress Goods and Millinery
September 28th, 29th and 30th.
j At this time we will have on exhibition our Fall styles of Dress
Qoods,Coats and Furs. In addition to this we will open our
New Milliinery Department
with the largest display of Foreign and Domestic Pattern Hats
ever shown on the Peninsula and the prices will be of interest to
you. We invite you to attend.
W. S. Dickinson <& Son.
If in need of a HAT before the opening dates weare in a posi?
tion to serve you immediately.
Special Sale Staple Goods.
Less than Mfg's. prices on several articles. Reason for sueh out prices;
I have several wagon loads of goods from my wholesale department whleb
mnst be moved at once as I need the room. They consist In part as follows:
15 ot. black and russet shoe polish 7i
patent leather shoe polish
Drugs and Spices.
\ pt. bottles Wltchhaiel 75
-Lantern 25c. pepper for ll
Penny pepper 2 for \
5c. box pepper for 3
(torn starch %\
15c. roasted coffee 10
10c. horse powder 6
15c. plug tobacco 10
10c. ping tobacco 0
10c. twist tobacco 7t
5c. excellent smoking tobacco 2\
Mountain-Sc King 5c pkg. powder li
Ladies 15c. pinta hose ll
*' 15c. lace striped hose
Gents 25a. \ hose laee striped and
" 15c. i bose, black and colored 10
Good three cent cotton H
Ready-Made Clothing-Cut prices on 100 suits and balance stock eheap.
200 pair ladies and misses shoes and slippers little over halt priee.
Large stock at low prices. Stock complete in all lines. Come and
Very respectfully yours,
A. H. Q. MEARS,
2 " tacks
Washing Material Cheap.
Several kind 5c. soap for
Starch (Ivory) per lb.
Washing powders 5c. pkg.
5o. liquid blue
Clothes pins per doz.
10 ct. ammonia
Calico sale (all colors)
Did you ask if our Fall and Winter
Stock of Suits and
Over-Coats were in.
Yes, nearly so, what is not in we are receiving invoices for daily,
and but a few days remains wh-en it will be complete.
WILL YOU NEED A
Suit, Over-Coat orjja'r of Odd Pantsjthis Winter;
if so we would like you to see our large
line before purchasing.
YOUNG MEN getting ready to go to schcol will find it to their
advantage to see our line before going, and get
MOTHERS does your boy need a suit to begin the season with,
or a pair of odd pants to splice out with; if so we
have them in abundance, at ali prices.
Your patronage solicited,
I. H. MERRILL
Peninsula Clothing Emporium. Pocomoke City, Md.
We are receiving daily n?w Fall goods of every description,
and each line will soon be complete. We invite the public to ex?
amine our stock before purchasing elsewhere. We shall carry a
complete line of millinery this Fall, under the supervision of a
first-class milliner, which will be open to the public September
All persons indebted to me are requested to settle by Septem?
ber 1st, or their claims will be put in officer's hands for collec?
tion. A few bargains left in lawns and white goods.
E. F. GU I Lia ET TE.
Next Wednesday and Thursday, September 21st and 22d, 1904,
We extend to all a cordial invitation to visit our
big store, on the above days, at which time we
will show a handsome line of the latest things
in Fall Dress Goods and Trimmings, House Fur?
nishing Goods, &c, &c. Our buyer is just home
from the Northern markets with a goodly supply
of these lines. Come one and all.
Ames, Mills & Co's
BIG STORE, ONANCOCK, VA
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
World's Fair Scenic Route
Saint Louis, Mo
SHORTEST, QUICKEST and BEVT ROUTE. Vestibuled,
Electric-Lighted Trains with Pullman Sleepers and Dining Cart.
Through tickets from North Carolina with direct connections.
SPECIAL KATES FOR SEASON, SIXTY OR FIFTEEN DAY TICKETS.
Fifteen day tickets from Old Point or Norfolk $23 00.
Sleeping car accommodations engaged upon application.
SPECIAL COACH EXCURSIONS
on authorized dates, tickets good for ten days at rate of $17.00.
Correspondingly low rates from other stations.
Special accommodations arranged for parties.
Stopovers permitted within limit at C. & O. celebrated
U8E THE C. & O. ROUTE and purchase your tickets ac?
For coach excursion dates, reservations and other informa?
F. W. Curd, Pas. Agt. C. L O, Ry., Norfolk, Va.
W. O. Warthen, D. P. A., Richmond, Va.
H. W. Fuller, Oen'l. Pas. Agt.