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(Entered at the Po?tof}.ce at Mathews
Ce H.. V.l.. as aecoud claau matter. ]
THURSDAY, - JINK y?. Mfe.
?LITTLE LOCAL HEMS.
joints of the People
ISITORS SEEN IN TOWN.
Some Going- and Others Re?
ings of Interest to
Miss Mary Crue, of Richmond,
is spending her vacation at Bay
View Cottage, Gvynns Island.
Miss Laura Stevenson of Balti?
more is visiting her sister Mrs. J.
F. Marchant of this place.
Miss Annie T. lludgins left last
Monday for the White Sulphur
Springs, where she will spend the
Wanted- An t xpe r i ene ? d
white lady to till position of house?
keeper. Address Mrs. Robt. T.
'ok sai i: CHEAP?a good work
and road mare, cow, and calf.
Cow gives 3 gallons of milk. Ap?
ply at Spring Hill Farm near
Mathews C. II. -7-H
Fresli meats, fruits, bread also
a line line of coffee, tea and every?
thing in the fancy grocery line re?
ceived fresh weekly. Feed stuff of
? Ashley Miller, Church St.
We have received a long letter
from Daniel Richardson, who is
now in Goldfield Nevada, but ow?
ing to lack of space will not be
able to publish same until next ?
The Woman's Foreign Mission-)
. . i
ary Society Ol Mathews Circuit :
\vilb"?iioct at the Home of Mr. W.
5toakes, the second Tuesday
n July at 3 o'clock P. M. All the
members are requested to be
Fnll line doors, windows, blinds
shingles, laths, lime and cement.
Two good buggies, two good
mowers, one h;iy rake for sale
cheap. Full line men's and la
digmi watches from $1.00 to $25.00.
G. S. & J. F Marchant.
There will be a Grand Picnic
on the beach near the point of
wood at Klondike, Jul>- 4. Re?
freshments of all kinds. Gasoline
boats to carry you to any point.
Come all. Open at 3 P. M. and
continues after night.
R. II. Lilly cS: Co.
^^have received a Sample of
/gold ore from my brother Daniel
who is now in Goldfield Nevada.
Goldfield is the richest camp on
earth, my brother is on the ground
and in a position to advise the
i?^rn>Le of Mathews where they
can place a little money which
vill make large profits and afford
miar income in a few years,
lonally I regard this a rare op?
portunity for the good people of
Mathews, and advise them to
purchase some of this gold stock
before it is taken off the inarket.
JL?*m largely interested in this my
self and regard it safe. If you
oubt the matter, don't touch it.
f 30U have confidence, come and
with me. The gold ore can
en at my drug store.
S. E. Richardson.
A Boarding School for girls.
Many city advantages A
Faculty of twelve. Curricu
of high standing, prepar
ry to College. Send for
jVIIss CapnpbeBll PrlP
m ITEMS OF INTER?
Gathered By Our County
As my poor little bit of news es?
caped the waste basket last week
I send a few items again, although
news of interest is very scarce in
The grand, brilliant "king of
day" threw his hot rays down on
us last week, for it was surely
warm. I am sure we could have
all joined in one swelling chorus
and heartily sang "In the ^ood
old summer time," realizing fully
what it meant. The thermome?
ter being in the nineties is no hin?
drance to the matrimonial line of
business, for it is in an almost
continual state of action.
Bethel church was the scene of
another beautiful marriage June
21. As Gen. Smith's Grand March
was gracefully played by Mrs.
Rufus Callis, Mr. Eddie Sadler
led to the altar one of our sweet?
est girls, Miss Laura lludgins, and
there the two were bound by the
holy links of Hymen. The bride
was dressed in pure white, while
the groom wore the formal black.
The bridesmaids were Misses
Peachie Sadler, Annie Owens,
Vandelia Dij;gs and Effie Hud
gins; and the groomsmen were
Messrs. Harry lludgins, Willie
Sadler, Monroe Diggs and Taylor
Owens. The sexton was ordered
to rin^ the bell loud and long and
as soon as Rev. Ware had ended
the ceremony the silver tones
floated out on,the still evening air
and the bridal party returned to
the home of the bride, where a
reception awaited them. Friends,
I know all of yon are wishing them
a happy voyage over the sea of
life and that their pathway may
be strewn with ever blooming
(lowers, anil that is right, but re?
member, please, in kinder sympa?
thy, we old maids.
John T., eldest son of Julius
Diggs, has been sick some time
Miss Mayde lludgins returned,
Monday, from a month's visit to
Portsmouth and Norfolk, report?
ing a line time.
Mrs. Winslow Foster, of Elm?
wood, has returned from Ports?
mouth, where she has been visit?
Inez Minter, of Port Haywood,
will spend a week with her cous?
ins, Beryl and Iris Brooks.
Miss Doisy Diggs left Monday
for Emory, Va., to attend the
Miss Mary Knight has taken a
pleasure trip to Richmond.
Mrs. Freemond Hudgins is vis?
aing her aunt, Mrs. Stuart, of
Children's Day services were
held at Grace church last Sunday
afternoon, the program being well
rendered before a large and ap?
preciative audience. Rev. Will?
iams stated that the collections
from Children's Day services on
the circuit would amount to $50.
Miss Lizzie White has returned
home from a pleasant visit to Bal?
timore and will, on next Satur?
day, have as her guests, Misses
Marie and Ethel Dulany of that
Miss Lizzie Bentley and Mrs.
Hattie Chandler, ?f Urbanna, sis?
ters of the late Rev. R. E. Bent
ley, are the guests of their aunt,
Mrs. Lucy Anderton.
Miss Martha Minter has return?
ed from a pleasant visit to New
York, and was met on Saturday
last in Norfolk by Misses Lillie
and Eva White, who will accom?
pany her to Chariottsville to at?
tend the summer School of Meth?
Mrs. Walter Gayle left on
Thursday last on a. visit to hei
parents in Cumberland county.
The ladies of Providence, Em?
manuel and Grace churches .will
give an entertainment at Mob
jack on July 4, commencing at
> I\ M., proceeds to aid in the en?
largement of the parsonage which
is now in progress. Some of the
features of the entertainment will
be music, vocal and instrumental,
and recitations, als?) gasoline boat
rides. Ice cream etc. and supper
will be served on the European
We are glad to see that our 1 it
village has been represented at
last in your valuable paper am!
do hope the correspondent will
not forget us again.
Mr. P. R. Walker, wife and
little son of Reedville who have
been visiting Mr. V. V. Shiple}
for the past week, have ret irned
home accompanied by Mrs. Wal?
ker's sister, Miss Lola E. Corsa
who has been with us for the past
nine months, and we are glad to
report, she will return in the fall
to teach for Dr. J. W. D. Haynes
much to the delight of her inuny
Mrs. Will Joslyn and children
of Missouri have arrived and will
spend the summer with their par?
ents who recently bought the
farm owned by Capt. R. F. Lan?
Mr. V. V. Shipley has purchas?
ed a fine steam launch.
We are sorry to report Miss
Bessie Howlett on the sick li.^t,
but hope she will soon be out a
Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Walker.
Misses Lola Corsa and Hyacinth
Shipley were the pleasant guests
of Mrs. E. W. Matthews on Mon?
day ami Tuesday.
Capt. and Mrs. R. F. Landon
of New Upton wire seen in our
midst on Sunday. We extend to
them a heart}' welcome.
Mrs. Frank Soles of James
Store was the pleasant guest of
J. R. Landon on Sunday..
The Children's Day which took
place at Locust Grove on last
Wednesday afternoon was quite
Rev. J. II. Barnes and wife
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Hatch.
The farmers are very busy with
their crops as the heavy rains
put them back, but corn is look?
ing fine in this part of the county.
The tomato growers are putting
out a great many plants this year.
We hope the dog tax may In
doubled next year as eggs and
chickens seem to be their chief
Miss Florence Morgan and sis?
ter May are visiting in Norfolk.
Miss Ruth Owens is at home
for the summer. She has been
in Baltimore for some time.
Mrs. Joe lludgins and Mrs. W.
Smith are on the sick list.
Miss Bessie Peede is visiting
her Uucles in Portsmouth and
The masquerade party was a
success Saturday night although
the rain soiled their costumes.
All enjoyed J. Edward Brook's
letter and this will inform him
that 'Black Joe' is still alive, but
the people of Diggs needs a bet?
ter correspondent, one who lives
near or at the the P. O. and can
get the news.
For neat and .artistic job print?
ing, bring your order to this offi<\.
We can please you. 1
I have extra good /V "T* LJ O
at $2.50 |>cr 1<hm>.
Expert-VWharf apd Bridge
Builder- JNO. A. PAYNE,
WILT< ?X. va.
I ;nn prepared t?> do any wharf or
bridge work, which t guarantee, and
c;ni give satii ren?eswhich
might Im profitable to anyone commun?
!i? with me.
Have yon s n the
that we're showing?
If not, take a look at
them, in one of <';:r
windows, the next
time you're down
town. They're cre?
ating an unusual a
.mount ol int< rest.
"White Front" Academy
of Music Jewelry Store,
214 Main Street.
Having retired from
the hotel business I ?rill
(!< vote my entire atten?
tion t<> my L?rv
Sai.1 Siaiu.i:. First
11 : R i gs
always in readirn
Parties com eyed to
and from an\
Pri '.?'i ato.
Thanking my many '
patrons for their kind
patronage in the past
and soliciting future
favors, 1 am.
f-l- H- Hale, j 0
DIMHMMi 9M9M .
When in want of I.a
your launch cali al Cricket Hill. I
keep on hand a go d supply of both
which I am offering at l-P^c for the
former and allowing $1 !"?>r the har?
ret when returned, the latter being
Aladdin oil at 11'_-c per gallon, by
6-12m Cricket Hill, Va.
Everything in this line
from the smallest mark?
er u> the finest
\YV nay freight and se<
personally to the set?
ting of all work.
We have ?lone work
for tin* u ading pc? pie
of Tidewater Virginia.
I?.aw3?p ?-fe. ?^ewtoT.
PHONE 191, HAMPTON, VA.
This is what we claim for Han
line Bros.' Lead and Zinc
Better and purer than any other
P.tints on lia- markst. A trial will
convince anyone. Send your order to
G. J&. Bttow?i. North, Ya.
Headquarters for everything you
use In the lm<- >>t Groceries, Drj
(iiKuis, Notions, Shoes, Hafs
Plows, Cultivators, Stoves and re?
pairs (or Plows and Cultivators also
Harness, Robes and Horse Covers.
If you will call I will tr\ topleasc
'Piione or mail orders receive
Prevents Serious Results
From a Cold.
Remember the name
Foley'* Honay and Tar. Insist
upon having the genuine.
Thro? sixes 25c, SOc, si.CO
Prepared only by
Folov Jk. Comoany. Chicago?
DK. A. If. 1IAR< HANT,
- C H.
'?'?y Office up-stairs ii
MATHEWH C. H.
< >f all kinds. P tures enlai
style. Gold and Sih lering lor
, Spectacles and .' : and
?LIE C. G
Will practice in the <
(.'???antios of ."?"
Do You Use Liquors
in your family? If >o, write
W. P. [ves & Co.,
and ask them to ;
or those wan: ? ? i i ra, ?a
anything in the li:
will do well to see m
trading. I am in line
all kinds of
and will d
to th.it busin?
Leave word al
me at Williams V? Imrf.
T? F? GalPs.
When in town don't I
M. E. HALE & I
? ew Store, M.?
have in S
1 lot Of
CSoffee ape ?T^
To please the n
?ther Pancy I i
1 lirst, sireil next, then tas
buy LIQUORS. . For if tl any
sier to be d
Whiskey. Impure Whiskeys ?
times fool the most expert, but in the
course of tire.
>'?tatiiii whether you ha* pure
or impure liqu >rs. \.
? u ?- man y
We s? i ?a: mail i ran
tion by ]
and pina- ? ?
Wine and Whiskey Merchants,
75 Commercial Place, Norfolk, Va.
Mathews People. I
i !rnest Browne's .
bacco, Cigar and
News Stores. 279am!
313 Main St., Nor?
Ernest Browne, Prop.
Sure Core j
has paid, is paying and will pay ?11
i lealth" m tny tinu
cost. So if you suffer w ith nervousness,
liuiii, soe.r stomach, nau
blues and other symptoms of Indi
t ion, the 1 a Ith .to;:
happiness, ana' at the same time n
a paying im
this wonderful pr?par?t? .
DAVIS CARRIAGE MFG.
G. A. F(
We Ha * In Hall
And Arc (? 1 G?ve fofl
1 in our I "N. store]
prie i only. We have
and d . v impi?t? line of H
in Tidewater T?rginia.
? On [ulvConrt Day We will Start
Onr Big Cot tale and your
lean Two i^Hine.
;ed \\ ay down. Sui
hali e. . erything for the
i for cash only.
DAVIS CARRIAGE i?Ii^g!
G. \. F< i H ER, "
The ' a Little Store
? ? ? ?
Ribbon Grocery," next
1)1 in it as nice
?:i be f- -y or c\ty
too. It ha
that you i Lawn S
ble or single. Buy yourself one and
tog in the Happy Medium
Ich is the only way of living. It
3, which <ire selling
with th 1 out (o? the prices)
' 1 am ^till alive. As
?n a '"Tar Heel" and a
Blue Ribbon Grocery, 1
S. P. James, Prop.
.:.-?--. : ? -
3. W. 'iTtJ-XOfi CO.,
M at hews, Va.
, Cut, event0 the -ost. Tins"** ?
chase a Summer Mat.
Ij'ir-.'.sw.'y >st any variety. These are the
Seed ?strain. Get your supply now.
the :-. Many different styles. We
Standar Ma ?linesv-e have seveTal styu^onhand
5 macl /ill sell at first cost Want to'
save 510 or ?15? The. us a call.
pi- ; Goods. Specials in Ladies'
siery. Just received a new lot of allover lace em
ideries for coi >vers, applique etc.
Irona?e Cultivators, ?2 each.
?u W. SJXOfi GO.,
<.X,>M Fellows' uld?r.,
lared to do the fittest kimX.
?1 A I | ? it i ' ? \ neat and artistic Job, Hook and Corn?
ai , f rcial printing in Tidewater Virginia,
the most reasonable prices. Send
r and wi rantee j*ou satisfaction. All kinds of
the high? business and private correspondence.
??B ******* "Mm* W J* '
Commissi rchantS and dealers in
poultry, ISggs, Country Produce, Flsli, Oys?
ters, Glapis, Grabs, T^rrapfP apd Berras
of all kinds. Consignments solicited. Returns made promptly- J>V.e
also take ex] >ods for Wilmington, Philadelphia,
New York, and all eastern and Northern markets.
imer Helen An ave daily on the Piankitank:
Gn en Point. Cobbs Creek.1.30 P.M.
.:.30 P. M. Milford Haven.3.30 P.M.
mith, V. P.
J. P. Nottingham, Cash.
Paid Up C:. -20,000 Surplus and Undivided Profits $75,000
rHEWS c. n.? va.
Solicit ?????? 1 individuals and offers to cus
istenl with <?o<v\ hanking.
Tptcrcst allowed eys Savlpgs Account?,
?kM Ts?icr>cy tp vault covered by Burgia-g
Saturd^s, g ^