Peninsula * Enterprise,
JOHN W. EDMONDS,
EDITOR AND OWNER.
ACCOM AO COURT HOUSE, VA.
Entered at the Post Office at Aceomac C. H.
Va., as Second-class Matter.
Saturday, May 30, 1908.
Circuit Court, next Monday, June
Ladies Beneficiary Society of Broad
way Baptist Church will hold a fair
on July 4ih. Particulars given later.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
will meet at the home of Mrs. John
P. L. Hopkins Monday, June 3rd, at
3 p. m.
The W. C. T. U. will meeton Mon?
day night, June 1st, 7.30 p. ni , at tin
home of Mrs. Jefferson Davis at Ac?
eomac C. H.
A festival will be held in the after?
noon of June Sth, Whitsuntide, at
Conquest M. P. Church, proceeds to
be applied to church improvements.
A tenement house on the premises
of Mr. Samuel 0. Melson at Aceomac
C. H. was destroyed by fire, due to a
defective Hue, last Thursday. Loss
Dr. L. M. Tiffany, quite sick at his
home at Mt. Custis for several days
of late, is improving. Dr. Martin, ot
Baltimore, was called to seo him on
Mr. Wm. X. LeCato, of New York,
has purchased from Mr. Wm. Mason
a part of his farm in Upshurs Neck,
upon which he will build a residence
in the neariuture.
Mildred, the four year old daughter
of Mr. Geo. C. Mels ni, fell from a
porch at the home of Mr. Wesley T.
Melson, Aceomac C. H., last Thurs?
day and broke her arin.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. LeCato, ot
Quinby, leave next Monday to visit
Dr. Leslie D. Ward at Brook Lake,
N. J., his country residence. They
will return on Saturday.
If in arrears for subscription to the
Enterprise, don't forget to bring ns
the dollar when in attendance upon
court next week, and if not present
send it by your neighbor who will be.
The valuable house and lot former?
ly belonging to .las. L. Mears, situ?
ated in Nassawodox, Northampton
Co., Va ,is offered for sale by private
contract by L. Floyd Nock, attorney,
Aceomac C. H., Va.
Rev. Geo. W. Painter, a missionary
to China for 36 years, was a welcome
guest for several days this week at
the home of the Editor of this paper.
his roommate at the University o!
Virginia about 40 years ago.
The District Conference for the
Eastern Shore District will be held at
Onancock July 21st-23d, beginning at
12 M. on the 21st. The opening ser
mon will be preached by Rev. W. A.
Cooper, and the missionary sermon
by Rev. D. Q. C. Butts.
Ben T. Gunter, special commis?
sioner, will sell at public auction in
front of Mason's store at Modestown
on Saturday, June 6, 1908, 2.30 p. m.,
the real estate of which James H.
Nelson died, seized and possessed,
situated near Modestown. and con?
taining by estimation t>3A acres, mort
or less. For particulars see posters.
Dr. Frank Fletcher, attorney-in
fact, will sell at public auction on
Friday, June 19th, 2 p. m., in front ol
Samuel B. White's store at Jenkins
Bridge, in two parcels, the tracts ol
land of which Absalom Lewis died,
seized and possessed, situated near
Jenkins Bridge and Shad Landing, re?
spectively. For full particulars sec
S. James Turlington, special com?
missioner, will sell at public auction
on Juue 13th, 1903, at 2 p. m., at
Jamesville, Northampton county, a
valuable tract of land containing 70
acres, more or less, of which William
T. Ames died, seized and possessed,
subject to the dower rights and inter?
ests of Mrs. Sallie D. Ward. For full
particulars see posters.
Jos. R. Riggs, trustee, offers for
sale at private contract the entire
stock of goods of Douglas Hickman
in store near Bloxom, and if said
stock is not sold privatelj before
Saturday, June 6th., next, will sell
the same at public auction on thai
day, beginning at ll a-, m. and con
tinuii g the sale every Saturday there?
after until same is sold.
The sixteenth annual session of thc
Sunday School Convention of the Ac?
comack Baptist Association will con?
vene with the Pungoteague Baptist
Church, Tuesday and Wednesday.
June 9th and 10th, 1908. Those at?
tending the convention from a dis
tance will be met at Keller 10:10 a.m.
southbound and 11:12 northbound
trains on June 9th, if they will notif\
Mr. T. J. Kilmon, Keller, before that
Wm. L. Nock,special commissioner,
will sell at public auction, in front ol
Otwell's store, at Atlantic on Satur?
day, June 6, 1908, 2 p. m., the real es?
tate of which James Kelly died,seized
and possessed, situated in Atlantic
district, bounded by the lands ol
Arthur Byrd, Janies Tyndall and
others, and containing 112 acres,more
or less. For full particulars see pos?
A large number, twenty-five or
more, of the members were present
at the meeting of the Daughters of
the Confederacy at the home of Mrs.
Ben T. Gunter last Tuesday, Mrs.
Walke, of Norfolk, presiding. The
name of the chapter was changed on
the day at the request of Mr. Thos.
C. Kelley, who was present, from his
name to that of the Jefferson Davis
chapter. The first Cross of Honor to
be conferred by the chapter will be
upon Mr. Kelley at an early day
The meeting was the most interest?
ing one of the organization. j
Miss Vida W. Kelly and Miss Hattie
Parks are in Baltimore.
Mr. F. D. Parks and Master Drum?
mond Parks have returned from s
short trip to Norfolk.
Miss Mary Bishop, of Baltimore, is
at the home of her cousin, Mrs. O. L.
Parker, on Bast Main street
Miss Annie E. Hopkins left Satur?
day for Baltimore where she will pe
the guest of her aunt, Mrs. W. F.
Miss Amanda Lankford, of Princess
Anne, Md., and Miss Lynn Powell,
of Franktown, Ya , were the guests
of Miss Suzanna Lankford this week.
Mr. J. W. Robertson, a student al
the University ol Medicine in Balti?
more, arrived in Onanoook Friday to
spend the vacation with his father,
Dr. E. W. Robertson.
Capt. Wm. J. Rue has sold his lot
nanning from Main street lo Kerr
street extended, containing about
two acres, to Mr. A. S. Kellam, len?
one thousand dollars.
Sergeant West and Constable Kel?
lam arrested fourteen negro men Sun?
day last playing crap. They were
caught in the woods near the colored
cemetery. At a hearing before May?
or Doughty the next day a tine of ten
dollars and costs was imposed in each
case, the whole aggregating Jls.'.lH)
At the commencement exercises ot
the Onancock High School Friday
evening the following honors were
annouueed: First honor in 10th
grade, Miss Grace Nottingham Still,
Jud, Miss Nola Thomas Mears; first
honor in 9th grade, Miss Bertie Lee
Waples, 2nd, Miss Sarah Parks; first
honor in Sth grade, Miss Lois M.
Chandler, 2nd, Miss Marve Carlisle
Dun-an; first honor in 7th grade;
Master Harold Richardson, 2nd, Miss
Elizabeth Greenburg; first honor in
6th gruie, Miss Lillian Greenburg,
2nd. Miss Ella Taylor; first honor in
5th grade, Miss Virginia Watson, 2nd
Miss lary E. Neville; first honor in
4th grade, Master William Nelson,
-nd. Miss Mildred Taylor; lir>t honor
in 3rd grade, Miss Miriam Belote.
2nd, Miss Mary Belote; first honor in
2nd grade, Miss Mary Bundick, 2nd,
Master Addison F. Hopkins.
The new dwelling of Mr. W. S.
Nock here is nearing completion. An
aermotor is being put up for him by
Mr. Jno. 0. Taylor this week.
The children are busy preparing
recitations and the older ones in re?
hearsing music for Children's day to
be observed at our M. P. Church on
Sunday evening, June 7th.
Berry crop about over in thin section,
peas now being sent rapidly to mark*
et and some of our farmers are look?
ing forward witli big expectations to
shipment of Irish potatoes.
Adjutant Thos. C. Kelley has been
appointed by the Qrand Cominan Ier
as one of the d? legates, to represent
the Grand Camp of Virginia at the
reunion of the V. 0. V , to beheld at
Birmingham, Ala , Ju:, j 9-11, 1908.
Mr. Thos. 0. Kellc y was present at
a meeting of the D'ti.-hters of the
Confederai . :d hoon ?. Mrs. B. T.
Gunter on lua. i j Jay, and was
given an ovation by the Daughters
very gratifying to the "old rebel." All
extended him a most cordially invita?
tion to call again as an honored guest
at their meetings.
A chapter of the Daughters of Con?
federacy, with the name of Dixie
Chapter, was orgauized at Jenkins
Bridge on last Monday by Mrs. Waiko,
Ot Norfolk, State organizer, with fol?
lowing officers: Mrs. Dr. Frank
Fletcher, president; Mrs. Dr. J. W.
Bowdoin, vice-president; Miss Nannie
Lee White, secretary; Miss Charlotte
Corbin, recording secretary; and Mrs.
G. W Hutchins,corresponding secre?
tary. The other vice-presidents will
be appointed at a futc.re meeting.
The round potato crop is looking
well in this section; will commence
to ship in 10 days.
Strawberry season about over. Six?
teen refrigerator cars loaded at this
point, shipped to Canada and various
Miss Susie Slate, of Halifax county,
Va., student at Blackstone Female
Institute, is spendi.ig vacation with
Miss (trace L. Hatton, at Melfa, Va.
Mr. Geo. U. Boggs will erect a
dwelling heie this summer. Mr. L. N.
Harmon has commenced work on his
house and will soon have it completed.
Mr. Oscar L. Hatton, formerly of
Aceomac, was this week appointed
by Governor Crothers, of Maryland, a
Justice of Peace for the City of Balti?
Mrs. Spencer Finney and Miss Eula
Bogers attended the commencement
at Blackstone Female Institute. They
arrived home Wednesday, accom?
panied by Miss Emma Finney, who
was a student at the Institute.
Our people were very much sur?
prised at the action of the School
Board in selecting a site for a school?
house at this point,after a mass-meet?
ing of the friends and patrons of the
school had requested (with but one
dissenting vote) them to locate the
house at a certain point, which was
the center of population, and had
offered to make a donation of $200 to
assist the school authorities in erec?
tion of building and purchase of land.
Much dissatisfaction is expressed.
Save $2.50 to $5 on suits furniture at
A. H. G. Mears. See ad.
Notice?30 in. wide black taffeta
silk, special price 65c. per yard.
W. S. Dickinson & Son.
See the Varsity model In young
men's suits at J. S. Mills'.
Broken sets china may be completed
at A. H. G. Mears.
Mrs. David Lewis, of I)., was in
Danville this week as representative
of Chapter ol DanghterS ol Liberty of
Tho game of base ball played here
Tuesday between Parksley and Chin
OOtcBBflrtM teams was won by tile latter
by score of IO to 2.
Mr. Ira Harris, ot Nev York,super?
visor and inspect! r of motorboats,
was here this weOjK, with the view ot
seeing if thc captains had the equip?
ment for their boats which the law
Our school commencement will be?
held at the M. P. church, Monday
night, June 1st. Addresses will be
made on the occasion by Lev. Mr.
Edge, ol Richmond, Hon. Jno. R.
Kew and Professor G. G. Joynes.
Mr. Orris Payne, Of Snow Hill, Dr.
John Tnrinan and sister,of Richmond,
are visiting friends herc; Kev. Mr.
stalling and daughter, of this place,
are visiting friends al Phoebus; Mrs.
Wm. Davis is the guest of friends,near
Snow Hill; Hon. S. Wilkins Matthews
was with us this week in the interest
of tho Fisheries Commission and
sherill Kellam for thc purpose ol sum?
Arrivals at Atlantic- Hoted Chis week:
P. W. Lyn', U V. Gladding, J. B.
Miles, c. P. Custis, J. T. Lowe,
Geo. Brasure, Joseph Bloxom, Balti?
more; C. C. Btubard, Ira Harris, New
York; Thos. Salt, .1. I'. Lansber,
Brooklyn, N. ^ .; A. C. Houston, Sea?
ford, L. B Kellam, S. W. Matthews,
N. B Rich, J. C. Wescott,.I. W. Tay
lor,Dr. J. W. Bowdoln,W.T. Wright,
G. W. Gillespie, H. Kew, Aceomac.
-Mr. W. J. Wessells is at John Hop?
kins Hospital for treatment.
Mrs. Frank .Mason and children
Visited her mother on Sunday.
A few of thc Blackstone students
arrived home Wednesday night
Marriage bells have been ringing
here of late and will soon be ringing
Revs. R. S. Monds and J. D. Harte
were welcome visitors in town last
Mrs. T. ll Mears, accompanied by
Miss Kate Bell, left for her horne in
Ballimore last week.
Thc marriage ol Miss Winnie Wise
Chandler, thc attractive and accom?
plished daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. J.
J. Chandler, of this town, to .Mr. ??....'
Howard Wessells, a prominent young1
business,man of Bloxom, was solem?
nized Sunday, May 10, at (! o"clock
p. m., in front of Mappsville parson?
age, Kev. R. s. Monds officiating.
lin' bride was becomingly attired in
light blue voile over taffeta with hat
and gloves to match, thc groom in,
L'onventional black. Mr. John I).
Chandler, brother ot the bride acted
is best man and .Miss Winnie P. Wes-1
?ells, sister of groom, as maid of
iionor. Mr. Earle Bloxom wit ii Miss
Kclna B. Parks and Mr. Dorsey L.
Chandler witii Miss Viola Byrd accom?
panied them. After congratulations
ihe bridal party repaired to thc home
of the groom where supper was ser-|
Mr. Walter Baylis, of Baitii. Ve, is
visiting at home of Capt. John Rogers.
Master Geo. li. Salvage arrived home
from Fork Union Academy hist week.
Mr. E. D. Waddy is improving his
property here by large and handsome
barn and stal
" Capt. Wm. Haney, brother-in-law
!>f Miss Maida Marsh of this place,
died in Colorado on '-'Jd inst.
Mr. John C. Core lias resigned posi?
tion with N. Y. P. & N. K. IL Co., to '
accept one with Edward Roberts,
commission merchant, Philadelphia.
Onley W. C. T. U. met at home of
Mrs. Annie L. Copes on Tuesday with
ll members present. Trio meeting
was opened with devotional exer?
cises. Mrs. Copes sang a solo, "The
Prodigal Girl" and Mrs. Waters re?
cited "Woe: of wine drinkers." Two
mw members were added to the list
and gladly welcomed, Mrs. Martin
and Mrs. Davis, of Craddockville.
Refreshments were served. Thencxt
meeting will bc held with Mrs. Bet?
tie Jacob on las Tuesday in June.
Mrs. W. II. and C. Custis and Miss
Anna Bennett left on Tuesday for
Baltimore and a tour of thc Northern ,
Engineers IL Adams and E. Dize
left Tuesday for Orlsfleld to take
charge of steamer ol Menhaden, Pish
& Guano Co.
Reports are being circulated that
the road machine is on its way here.
Arrangements are being made, on its
arrival, to proclaim a general holiday j
and jubilee in honor of the occasion.'
The 4th of July will be celebrated
here by a picnic, speech making, ath?
letic sports and a base ball game.
Proceeds for the benefit of the Bap?
tist Church. A big day and a good i
The dwelling of Mr. Harry Drum-,
mond, near Cashville, was destroyed
by fire about 6 p. m. on the 25th.
Noone was at homo but two chil?
dren, who escaped in time. Very1
little of the furniture was saved. An
explosion of coal oil with which one \
of the children was miking a fire in
tho cook stove is said to be the cause j
of the lire. No insurance. Loss, in?
cluding a good sum of money iu house,
estimated at $1,000 to $1,200.
Mattings, mattings, mattings, mat
lings. Save $1.00 lo $1.60 buy at
A. H. G. Mears.
Stetson straw and soft hats, Pana?
mas and Milans in all shapes.
J. S. Mills,
Suits to order at A. H. G. Mears
,?18.00, equal tailor's $25.00. See ad.
capt. J. IL Thomas, of lower Ac
COmac, spent Sunday with Mr. T. I.
Mra. W. ll. Bowen and son, Kwell,
have returned from s visit to friends
at Snow Hill.
Messrs. .1. T. Phillipa Rltd family
Were called tO Delmar reeently by thee
death, ol a relative.
Mr. Jell D. Grinnalds and wife, of
Baltimore, are visiting at Die homo
ot his mother at Leemont.
Miss Annie Shot/line, e>f Philadel?
phia, is thc* guest of her brother, Mr.
B. Shet/.line, for a few days.
Kev. E. K. Dudley, of Norfolk, is
arsisting tin- pastor in a revival meef
ing being held in Ihe Baptist church.
Mrs. Edward B. Johnson is on an
extended visit to tho homes of her
brothers and sister at La Orange,
Mr. and Mrs. Otis N. Blanks, of
Youngville, N. C., arrived a lew
days ago on a visit tn the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John I). Hall.
Representatives of the base hall
teams at Cape Charles, Pungoteague,
Onancock, and Parksley met here
Wednesday and Organised "The
Eastern Shore of Va. Base Ball Lea?
gue." Mr. Milton Ames, manager of
Pungoteague, team was elected presi?
dent, and Joel T. Ewell, Parksley,
secretary. The executive committee
will consist of the managers of the
League,who will handle tlie questions
arising within association.
Capt. Zorobabel 8. Matthews died
suddenly Thursday afternoon, May
21st, ot heart failure, at his homo
near Justisville, aged nearly 78 years.
Capt. Matthews was well and favor?
ably known (rom his earliest man?
hood as master <>l sailing vessels,
plying between the Eastern Shore,
Baltimore' and Washington. He was
a citizen of excellent character and
popular with his many friends. Fu
neral services were held over his re?
mains at M. E. Church, Justisville,
conducted by Rev. J. Prank Ayres,
and interment made in cemetery here, i
He is survived by two daughters, ,
Mrs. G, W. Bussell and Mrs. James !
IL Young,and two sons, Stanley and I
Alfred Matthews. f,
Mrs. Samuel W. Nock left last Tues-' '
day by rail for New York to spend
about two weeks with her sons in j
that K>*t,:it city. I \
Mr. Ben. Nicholson, son of Kev. I. (
w. Nicholson, student at Richmond (
Medical College, is at home with his '
parents to spend his summer vacation.
Miss Laura Upshur Hopkins, daugb- j
ter of Mr. William E. Hopkins, and (
Mr. Thomas Mapp, both of Belle .
Haven, paid our" village a visit this
week much to the delight of their par- j
L'lits and friends.
.Mrs. Jno. Walker having rented the t
comfortable and commodious resi?
dence belonging to Mr. B, L. West is
now prepared to accommodate per?
manent and transient boarding, no?
tice of which will appear in the next 1
issue of the Enterprise. I
Mrs. L. IL Ames and daughter, ,
Miss Annie Virginia Ames, will at?
tend the commencement exercises
of tho Randolph Macon Woman's
College, Lynchburg, where her grand?
daughter, Miss Susie Ames, daughter
of Mr. Samuel W. Ames, will graduate. ?
Work on the new High School j
building here is progressing rapidly. .
The patrons and friends of the school <
have contributed nearly $700.00 on ]
their own account to be applied in ' |
heating the building. The budding
be equal, if not superior,!
to any on ihe' Peninsula.
Messrs. J. B. Henderson & Son are
building a handsome storehouse at',
Pennyville. It Is 34 feet wide by 80
feet long, 2.. stories high. It also has
a nice oilice and grocery room at*!
tached to the main building. It will
have all the modern improvements'
which tend to comfort, convenience
Geo. <). Walkley, son of Mr. James
T. Walkley, is home from Goldey
Miss Virginia Wyatt is spending
some- time with her sister,Mrs. Bessie
Mapp, Newport News.
Miss Marian Nicholson, of Haddon
lielel, N. J., is visiting Mrs. Eva
Walkley Mears at her home, Willis
Mr. James T. Walkley, Jr., rail?
road engineer, of late spent several
days with his parents celebrating his
Mrs. Geo. F. Russell, who has been
in the hospital at Portsmouth for sev?
eral weeks past, is home very much
improved in health.
The 9 month's old son of Mr. Sylv;?
nus Kilman, of Jamesville, died Fri?
day of last week, and was interred in
Belle Haven Cemetery on Saturday
Dr. Jno. T. B. Hyslop, Dr. S. Syd?
ney Kellam, II. C. Johnson and son,
William, spent Tuesday and Wednes?
day fishing in the vicinity of Hog
Island. A good catch is reported.
Mr. and Mrs. Julius W. Ward, of
Baltimore, spent Saturday and Sun?
day in Belle Haven with the former's
relatives. Mrs. Ward will continue
here some time while Mr. Ward is
traveling in the South for a large
Odd pieces china at A. H. ti. Mears.
Broken pieces in sets supplied.
1 have opened a line of new millin?
ery over Justis' restaurant, Parksley,
Va. Watch for change in ad.
Mrs. Birdie Hogan.
Childrens wash suits size 3 to 10,
also separate knee pants.
J. S. Mills.
Standard sewing machine to close
at |32.60 at A. H. G. Mears.
Children's day service will be heidi
at Berea Church Sunday afternoon,
May Mst, beginning at 3 p. m.
Mr. Hutchinson and family, of Bal?
timore, will spend thesummer months
at thoir country residence hero.
Those on the sick list are J. F
Nelson, G. 0. Covington, Norman
Shields and Miss Mela Brittingham.
Messrs. M. E. Duncan, Roland Fast
and Ray Gladding arc; in Baltimore
this week buying speedy horses.
Mr. Will Gladding, who has a po?
sition in South Carolina, spent Sun?
day with his family at this place.
Dr. J. W. Lankford was cabed ti,
Sumter,S.C., recently, by tho illness
ot his stater, Mrs. p, m. Satterwhlte.
Misses Reva Poulson, Esther Cov?
ington, Pauline* Horsey, Lottie John?
son and charlie Clement are visit hg
friends at Cheriton.
Tho Chincoteague Baptist Church
will hold a bazaar at this place- < n
the l.r,th of June, proceeds for tho
new Baptist Clinch.
Mrs. Susan Taylor and daughter,
Nannie, have returned to their home
at Atlantic, Va., after visiting her
daughter, Mrs, K. J. Marshall.
Ladies Aid Society of the M. P.
Church will sell ice cream on Un?
church lawn every Saturday after
DOOn, proceeds for the benefit of the
The visitors in town are Mr. K J.
Allen and wife, from Norfolk, Miss
LenaBrittingham.of Oak Hall,Howard
and Helen Tull, of Miona, and John
Phillips, of Florida.
Mr. C. E. Bodley and family went
to Norfolk last Wednesday and re?
turned on Saturday in their new 1906
Rambler automobile which they pur?
chased while in the city. Mr. JO. J.
Allen and wife accompanied them ?
Krai Lstnte at Auction.
John F. Nelson, Jr., executor of
fohn W. Kelley, deceased, will seil
it public auction, in front of Nelson
& Johnson's store at New Church on
?Saturday, May 80th, 2.30 p. m., a cer
ain tract or paree] of laud, of whicli
John W. Kelley, died, seized and pos
lessed, known as the"Hininan Farm,"
rituated near New Church, and con?
taining 80 acres, more or less. For
Full particulars see posters.
Ben T. Gunter, attorney-in-fact,
sill sell at public auction cm Batar
lay, June ti, inns, -j.:io p. m., in front
if Mason's storo at Modestown thc
pery valuable real estate nf Mrs. Al?
pert* Schneider, situated at Modes
own, known as tho "Wimbrough
L/and," subdivided into two tracts,
containing by actual survey 61 77
icres (on which buildings are local edi
ind 47.46 acres, (tract next to Mode-s?
own), respectively. Plateau be seen
it office of Bon T. Gunter. For fur?
ber particulars seo posters.
There was a very epiiet, though lm
?ressive marriage, solemnized Wed
lesday, May 27th, at high noon, at
he residence of Mr. Charles S.
Waples, 1(121 Mount Royal Avenue,
Baltimore, the contracting parlies
teing Miss Lena B. Bull, the attrac
ive daughter of Mr. James R. Bull,
l Melfa, Va , and Mr. Wm. Pitts
Itogers, of Finneys Wharf. Those
nisent at the ceremony were: Miss
Hattie Bull, Mr. Wm. C. Pitts, Mrs.
Margaret Finney, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles S. Waples, Mr. anc) Mrs
Itoyers. They will be at home to
Mends after June ith, a Finney, Va.
Presiding Elder's Appointments.
PranktOWU, Johnson'.-, May 30, 10
i. m.; 31, ll a. m.
Pungoteague, Craddock?May 31, 3
j. m.; June 1, 10 a. m.
Hog Island?June 2, 8. p. m.
Wachapreague, Smith's Chapel?
lune 0, 3 p. m.; 7, ll a. m.
Keilor, Painter?June 7, 8 p.m.; 8,
10 a. m.
Onancock-June 13, 10 a. m.; 14,
11 a. m.
Onley and Locustville, Locustville
?June 14, 3 p. m.; 16, 10 a. m.
Drummondtown?June 20, 3 p. m.;
21, ll a. m.
Bloxom?June 21, 8 p. m. ;22,10 a.m.
Pocomoke, Saxes-June 27,3 p. m.;
2S, ll a. m.
Atlantic, Horntown?June 28, p.m.
29, 10 a. rn.
Excursions to Chincoteague
I will run excursion to Chinco?
teague on May 30th, from Gargatha
landing. Boat will leave wharf at 9
a. m., returning on Sunday, a. m.
L. C. Go.dy.
I will convey passengers to Chinco
teague on my launch on Decoration \
Day, Saturday, May 30, leaving my!
landing in Hog Neck on Saturday, j
7:30 a. m., and returning on Sunday j
at 10 a. m. Fare for round trip one ' f
E. J. Savage'.
The board of directors of the
Eastern Shore Agricultural Associa?
tion will rent to the highest bidder on
Monday, June 8th, at 3 p. m., at their
fairgrounds, near Keller, the follow?
Confectionery No. 1 and boarding
Confectionery tent No. 2.
Clam, oyster and sausage privilege.
Melon and ice ball privilege.
Confectionery, horse pound, and
melon privilege, outside.
J. H. Turner, Sec'y.
Broken cups and saucers in your set
can be replaced at A. H. G. Mears.
Negligee shirts in coat style or
closed, attached or detached cuffs.
Compare values and you will find that
I have tllit values and patterns.
J. S. Mills,
I Onancock, Va.
Mrs. Lula Wilgus.wife of Mr. Ranzo
Wilgas, died on the 26th inst., of in?
ternal hemorhages, at the residence
of her husband at Greenbackville,
aged about 29 years. The deceased
was highly respected by the commu?
nity in which she resided and a con?
sistent member of tho M. E. Church.
She leaves a husband, father andi
mother, grand-father and grand?
mother, besides many other friends i
and i datives to mourn their loss.
I'liner.il services were held over her
remains Tuesday in the M. E. ("burch
at Franklin City by Rev. Geo. VV. i
Townsend, and interment was at
Girdletree, Md. VV.
Mrs. RachelS. Rich, widow of the
lifo Capt. Benjamin S. Rich, died!
Saturday, 23d inst., at the home of j
lei daughter, Mrs. Rufus W. Harding, ,
./.i Polly Creek, aged 77 years, and
was buried from Onley Methodist
Church on Sunday,Rev. J. I). Hosier,
her pastor, conducting the services at
the church and at Mt. Holly Ceme?
tery, the place of interment One
?ion, (apt. N. B. Rich, and two
laughters, Mrs. R. W. Harding and
Miss Addie Rich survive her.
The deceased was a lady of many
amp hie traits of character, a devout
Dhristian, and worthy in every way
Df tlc esteem and affection in which
?che- was held by a large circle of rela
Ives and friends.
In loving remembrance of VV. P.
Bundick, who departed this life July
he 2 lt h., P.I07.
Vi ni've reached heaven dear,
Ki d by the Saviour's hand,
\nd joined the holy,
Though missing by our band.
Released from pain and sorrow,
Sin and harm unknown,
rhere conies no sad to-morrow,
Where Jesus reigns alone.
[ know not how I loved him,
How dear he was to me,
Till sitting in the ?diadow,
His face I cannot see.
miss you oh, my darling,
Tears will begin to fall,
come, to my Saviour,
Who kindly wipes them all.
fesus doeth all things well;
I say it now in tears,
hit. I will sing it with those I love,
Through bright eternal years.
.'he day will como when I shall
tee his face and hear my husband's
foice again, I know that.
His loving wife.
Write to us for estimates on doors
ash, blinds, stair-rails and all other
iuds of building material, hardware.
mints, &c. Stock large, prices low,
Ir. IL I). L. Fletcher will be at Acco
iac Court IL the first day of every
kranty Court, to receive orders for
Cape Charles leo and Lumber Oo.
Men and boys, who wear ready
lade clothing, see A. H. G. Mears'
tl. and save money.
A big showing in all shapes and
aathers in oxfords and shoes, mens
nd boys. J. S. Mills,
2") yards 26 cent matting and 4
onble rolls 25 cent wall paper at A.
I. G. Mears for |8.25.
Nc hick-We, S. G. Willis and Wm.
I. Johnson, surviving partners of
urselves and of the late Thomas E.
'loyd, deceased, trading as the North
Ihannel Oyster Co., will sell to the
ighest bidder on Saturday, June 13th,
908, at 2:00 o'clock p.m., at Willis
V'harf, Northampton Co., Va., all of
he oyster grounds and oysters and
hells thereon which belonged to the
ite tirm, situated along North Chan?
el, and also one nice gasoline boat
~'. feet long, "i H. P., watch-house,
irks, shovels tko., helongin^ to saicl
rm. T ere are about ten thousand
ushels of fine catch, 2 years old, and
Ight thousand bushels planted in
mumer of 1907, with no cater, and
bout ten thousand bushels, which
ave been planted three years this
lummer and have been picked off of
nee and upon which there is now
uite a good lot of oysters. Parties
Fishing to purchase can easily reach
he grounds from Willis' Wharf and
viii lie taken to them from the whait
idthout expense. Terms?10 percent.
ash and balance in ti, 12 and 18
noni hs, from day of sale, with intt-r
st from that day, secured by the
lOtes of the purchase r with approved
tersonal security. This sale is made
ti order to settle up the estate of the
aid late Tims. F. Floyd. Given
meier our hands, this 28th day of
W. E. Johnson,
S. G. Willis.
Notick?I will sell to the highest
udder on Saturday, June 13th, 1908,
t 2 o'clock p. m., at Willis Wharf,
Northampton Co. Va., one gunning
coat, 2 oyster scows, 1 boat sail, 1
lice hammerless gun, 1 lot of oysters,
lot of wild duck decoys, eke., b long
ng to the estate of Thomas E. Floyd,
L. Floyd Nock,
For Salk?Five shares Accomack
Linking Company stock.
Care Peninsula Enterprise.
For Sale -At a very reasonable
retire, (ive shares stock of the First
elations! Bank, Onancock, Va Apply
j Box No. 2,
Makemie Park, Va.
For Rent?For year 1909 the store
iouse now occupied by us at Hall
vood. Excellent location and a fine
ipporiunity to secure one of the best
msiness sites in county.
J. L. Byrd & Co.,
For Sale?Fresh, clean shucked
ihells Apply to
For Sale -A pair of young mules,
.veiling about 1160 pounds.
E. A. Bloxom,
For Rent for 1908?Farm at pres?
ent occupied by Robert Watkinson.
Ben T. Gunter,
Wanted?Bids to furnish coal for
schools of Lee district for session
1908?1909. The coal is to be first
class stove, 2 tons for each teacher,
with privilege of Board to have addi?
tional coal needed and ordered
through clerk at contract price. All
bids to be in June 22d and opened
June 23d, 1908.
E. T. Koenig, Clerk.
Notice?The undersigned offer for
sale, to be delivered during season
1908, three million truck barrel staves,
also nice lot of headings, one million
dry and in fine condition for imme?
diate delivery. Both goods and price
guaranteed. Also offer for sale one
Nelson & Johnson,
New Church, Va.
W. S. Dickinson & Son,
. House Furnishers.
SPECIAL. Special. SPECIAL.
Herc is Um Oroate-Rt Economical Opportunity that hag ever presented itself to Furniture -Juy
em. Tn fanllltstr piirrhaacw and mata mallan aa naaj aa possible for all "beginners in hoime
keeplm*;" wo nave formed a new weekl)payment plan. 1 n chi's way you can furnish your home
with new Kattina-a. Curtains. Reata and Furniture hy payings small sum down and the rest by
easy weekly parmelia
A WELL FURNISHED HOME WITHIN EASY REACH OF ALL.
We take orders for UM entire furnishincj of tho house to thc- smallest detail anil usinf tl"- ut?
most caro that effects produced shall he consistent with tho immediate and general surrounclfiifra.
HAKM is A VISIT.
NEXT WEEK AN IMPORTANT WEEK IN MILLINERY.
A number of high priced hats; some of our very best productions are offered
?At One-Third the Original Price.
Again. MUM n< rn pried twi Salier Hats and Walking Hats. Jual the sort that are popular.
Choose to-day, Also, a le; ni i liildren's Trimmed Hals, just from our workroom, and special
efforts, too. Light, graceful, summery things with a beauly that will speak for itself, and at price*
that will double their aiti activeness.
Specialties in Summer Dress Goods, Ready-Made Shirt Waists, Silk: Under?
skirts, Dress Skirts, Notions, Furniture, Carpets, Oil Cloths,
Mattings, House Furnishing doods, Mattresses, Etc.
W. S. DICKINSON # SON,
POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND.
Dollars** Saved are ^Dollars* Made."
Clip Sad take this Ad ta A. H. ci Mears and receive following reductions.
11.80 to ti.50 off Men and Hoys Suits.
to 8 cts. per fared off Mattings.
oaT "Standard''Bewti ir Machines.
1*2.5') off cheap Sew in/ Mae innes.
gi 00 off Elang* and c look Stove.,.
ft .50 to 85.oo suit off Furniture.
i cents yard off Bleached Muslin, or
Fruit of the Loom 9 cents yard.
100 pair l.adie- Shot* half price. Ask to st* our
"Great China Sale" and "Bargain Tables'*
al 8, io. ls, 80,79sod Meaata,
Yours for hu-:
iV. H. a- MEARS,
WHAT is the reason why there are more
"Queen Quality" Shoes made and sold
than any other kind of Women's Shoes in the
We can tell you but you may not believe us.
The shoes can tell you and you will believe
Buy a single pair, and let them tell you their
story. It is interesting.
THE BELLE HAVEN FURNITURE CO.
Hoy ai Worc-sstov Corsots.
The < mbodiment of style, grace,
beauty and durability.
^ Every well dressed woman wears
a Royal Worcester Corset.
Why Not You?
1)) not fail to see our No. 506 which we
show herewith. Beautifully made, double
boned, straight front, high bust, curved hips,
lona back, lengthening waist, neatly trimmed
? i;li I ice and ribbon, hose supporters front
This cc rset will add grace and style to
any figure, and will only cost you $1.50.
\. full line in stock from ?$! 00 to |3.00 the
Leatherbury^, Belote & Co.,
Sole Agents, Onancock, Va.
If you want a Suit
that will look right
on you select a .
New Varsity Model.
There will be no wrinkles back
of the neck, no puckering on the
shoulders or break in front.
The patterns are of the new?
est shades in olive, brown, grey
Every suit will fit perfectly
and wear satisfactory, or I will
J. S. Mills,
New Drug; Store
Recently opened at PARKSLEY,
next door to Aceomac Banking
Co., invites and proposes to de?
serve the patronage of the public.
The stock consists in part of a full line of fresh Drugs
all guaranteed under the Pure Foods and Drug Act.
Toilet Articles, Fine Stationery <&c.
"Apollo" and Lowney's Chocolates.
Soda Fountain with all the popular llavors in connection with same.
Di. J. T. Sledge C& Co., Parksley, Va.
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