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??DAY. - Al'oTST I** 1905.
LITTLE LOCAL ITEMS.
Doings o? the People
VISITORS SEEN IN TOWN.
Some Going and Others Re?
ings of Interest to
J. F. Marchant left Monday on a
business trip to Richmond.
For Sale?One fine lai*ge bay
colt, 28 months' old. Apply I. N.
OWENS, Diggs, Va.
Mr. Carroll Miller of Baltimore,
sen of Prof. Julius G. Miller, is in
Mathews visiting his relatives.
Mr. George S. Miller, who has
been quite sick for some time, is
Richardson, the old Druggist is
doing businoss at the same old
stand. Ice cream soda on Satur?
Wanted to employ a white man
as sawyer for my mill. Must un?
derstand machinery. Apply to S.
Curtis Hughes. Holdcroft, Va. 3t
Rev. J. J. Haley of the Seventh
Street Christian Church of Rich?
mond, Va., will preach at Wcst
ville Christian Church Sunday
Mr. Clarence Wise, manager of
the Browne News Co., of Norfolk.
Va., is visiting his old home in
Matthews and paid the Journal
office a call to-day.
Mrs. Herbert Bohannan and
two little sons, Joseph and W.
V., and Miss Bessie Bohannan of
Baltimore are visiting friends and
relatives in Mathews.
Mi-^s Anna May Keyes, daugh.
ter of Mr. and Mrs. John Keyes,
returned to Norfolk on Tuesday,
after spending her two weeks' va?
cation at the home of her parents.
Miss Marion Forrest and Miss
Anna ?Lee Hodges are at Gwynns
Island on a visit.
Mrs. Mary E. Davis returned
home on Monday from a delight?
ful visit to her relatives, the chil?
dren of the late Frazier Bell, who
is well remembered 111 Mat news.
Mr. Bell at the time of his death
lived in J3ridgcton, N. J., where
his family now lives.
LOST?OjJ Saturday evening, |
about 100 yards from Salem !
Church, on the road at the Bay
Shore, a heavy plain gold ring
with "Mayme, 1904." engraved
upon it. Finder will be rewarded
by returning to this office.
For Sale,Cheap?Two canoes,
good as new, 39 ft. and 22 ft.;
, sails, &c, complete. M. C. BUR?
ROUGHS, New Point.
The Public School building at
' Mathews Court House will be re?
built for the High School. All
desiring to put in bids for same
will send their names and P. O.
address to Walter R. Stokes, not
later than August 22, 1905.
r HICKS WHARF.
Mr. Sidney Machen and wife
returned to Norfolk Sunday last
after a pleasant visit in Mathews.
Mr. and Mrs. Horris Mundy and
Miss Maud Gayle of Norfolk are
guests of Johnny Mickleborough.
Mrs. J. C. Thomas is the guest
of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas
Leddie of Berkley.
Mr. Harry Padget and wife are
visiting at the home of Willie
ITEMS OF INTER- j
?Gathered By Our County.
Mr. Gaius Billups is spending
his vacation at "Green Mansion."
Mr. C. P. Hughes of Cape
Charles is visiting at Mr. Cornel
ious Hughes of "Sunnyside."
A lawn party was given at Mr.
Stephen Mason's, Wednesday
evening, but owing to the rainy
weather only a few attended.
Mrs. John Hearne has returned
from a visit to Caroline.
Miss Lydia Miller from Nor?
folk and Miss Josephine Armstead
of North Carolina, are visiting
Miss Virginia Billups.
Mr. J. E. Hughes returned to
his home in Richmond Thursday.
Miss Lillian Terry of Norfolk is
visiting friends in Mathews.
Sands Jones has returned home
after spending a few days in Nor?
One of the old colored preach?
ers of the "Hall" died recently
and was buried at Emmans
Don't forget the Reg tta to be
held in East River on Thursday,
the 24 inst. Power and sail races
will be held.
Mrs. W. T. Bass left for her
home last Saturday after a two
week's visit with her grandpar?
ents, Capt. and Mrs. W. B. Hurst
of Oak Grove.
Mrs. R. W. Hudgins and Mrs.
Selie Hudgins and daughter ot
Norfolk are visiting their parents,
Capt. and Mrs. W. B. Hurst, of
Messrs. John and Charlie Hurst
of Norfolk had a delightful sail to
Mathews on their yacht, the "La?
dy Lynn," Sunday.
Mr. Joe Drisgill after an illness
of several weeks, died on the 5th
of August. His funeral was con?
ducted from his home by Mr.
Mr. James Forrest who was
confined to his room for some
time, died on the 6th of August.
He was unable to do any work
for some time.
Capt. Johnny Brownley, wife
and son of Cape Charles are visit?
ing his parents Mr. and Mrs. \V.
Miss Lola G. Diggs of South
Norfolk Va. is expected up soon.
Mrs. Ira S. Sawyer of Bramble
ton Va. is spending a week with
her father, Mr. B. M. Diggs.
Capt. J. L. Hudgins spent Sun?
day at his father's, Mr. H. W.
Mr. J. J. Forrest came up Sat?
urday to spend a few days with
his parents. B. J.
The popularity of Mathews as a
summer resort is unusually well
attested this season. In all sect?
ions one sees and hears of the
numerous visitors: who are among
us; and this neighborhood is en?
tertaining her share. Among the
1 cities represented by visitors here
; Baltimore takes the lead. We are
glad to welcome in our midst,
these people who bring with them
a large measure of jolly and bright
companionship, and believe these
visits mutually beneficial to them
and to us.
New Point is enjoying a ''build
ing boom" the last few months,
the notably han/asome
Creek, also Mr. Luther Hudgins
on the same side, while on the
east side Raymond Hudgins is
constructing a large and beauti?
ful house on the model of Wilbur
Hudgins elegant new home,
"Bright View" at the head of
Winter Harbor, into which he
and his wife lately moved. John
Hudgins. Wttley Ripley and
Win. Jarvis are building additions
and otherwise improving their
homes. Mr. Edgar Morgan and
Calvin Handy are preparing to
Among those visiting the pen?
insula Fair last week were Capt.
John Snow's party from here.
They went on the "Dorothy Par?
sons" to Cape Charle, wherethey
took the train to Tasley, about
40 miles distant. They report a
splendid trip and found the Fair
a creditable one.
Mrs. Wm. J. Hughes of New?
port News visited here on Sunday
Little Miss Edna Burroughs re?
turned home Sunday after a two
weeks' visit in Newport News.
Hezzie Hudgins and Henry
Parks, who have been spending
their vacations at home, left last
Sunday night to resume their du?
ties in Newport News.
Miss Carrie Hurst, of Maple
Hurst, who has been visiting her
cousins, Mrs. W. T. Bass and
Miss Mae Hudgins, of Norfolk,
has returned after a delightful
seven week's trip, accompanied
by her cousin. Miss Mae Hudgins.
W. T. Bass and Herman Hud?
gins of Norfolk were the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Hurst on Sun?
?Two Little Rose Buds.
Mrs. Howe Marriner and little
son of Baltimore are the guests
of Mrs. W. B. Dixon, at Center
ville, for a few days.
Misses Emily Hudgins of Grim
stead and Nora Hunley were the
guests of Miss Mattie Dixon Sun?
A joli}* crowd visited the home
of E. W. Marriner last Wednes?
W. M. Dixon returned home
from Norfolk Sunday.
Oren Powell of Norfolk is spend?
ing some time at his home, near
Capt. Frank Dixon and J. W.
Hudgins left Monday for Roanoke
on a business and pleasure trip
Misses Bessie Trader and Mil?
dred Bristow were the guests of
Mis. U. G. Dillehay Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. James Hudgins
and daughter were callers at Cen
terville Sunday afternoon.
Rev. W. A Snyder did not fill
his appointment at Shiloh Sun?
day afternoon as was expected.
Appointments for Preaching on
Central. 11.00 A.M.
Shiloh (Gwyuns). 3.00 P. M.
Salem. 11.00 A. M.
Shiloh (Crab Neck). 3.00 P. M.
Central. 8.00 P. M.
Salem. 11.00 A. M.
Shiloh (Gwynns). 3.00 P.M.
Central. 11.00 A. M.
Salem. 3.00 P. M.
Thursday night, before 4th Sunday.
Shiloh (Crab Neck). 8.00 P. M.
? John O. Moss, P. C.
J. F. Marchant, C. R. Richard?
son, and Capt. Labin Hudgins
are attending the Grand Lodge
Royal Arcanum in Richmond this
Mrs. Marien Burroughs has just
returned to her home after a
two weeks' visit to Norfolk and
Have you seen the
that we're showing?
If not, take a look at
them, in one of our
windows, the next
time you're down
town. They're cre?
ating an unusual a
mount ot interest.
"White Front" Academy
of Music Jewelry Store,
2x4 Main Street.
Having- retired from
the hotel business I will
devote my entire atten?
tion to my Livkry and
Sai.k Stablk. First
class Teams and Rigs
always in readiness.
Parties conveyed to
and from any points.
Prices Modei ate.
Thanking my many
patrons for their kind
patronage in the past
and soliciting future
favors, I am,
p. hi- Hale.
I will close out a lot of men's
light Pants at very low prices.
Also men's and boys' Suits,
Straw Hats, Belts, Ties etc;
Lot of Calicoes, Lawns, Lin?
ens, White Goods, Ducks,
etc. at prices that attract.
This is your opportunity;
? Call on me and save money.
Cricket Hill, Va.
Everything in this line
from the smallest mark?
er to the finest
We pay freight and see
personally to the set?
ting of all work.
We have done work
for the leading people
of Tidewater Virginia.
?Wcstrn i pister- School
A Boarding School for girls,
Many city advantages. A
Faculty of twelve. Curricu?
lum of high standing, prepar?
atory to College. Send for
jVHss Oarnpbell 1*t?t*
needed annually to fill the new posi?
tions created by Railroad and Tele?
graph Companies. We want young
Men and Ladies of good habits to learn
Telegraphy and R. R. Accounting.
We furnish 75 per cent, of the Oper?
ators and Station Agents in America.
Our six schools are the largest exclus?
ive Telegrah pSchools In the world.
Established 20 years and endorsed by
all leaditig Railway officials. We ex?
ecute a $250 bond to every student to
furnish him or her a position paying
from $40 to $60 a month in states east
of the Rocky Mountains, or from $75
to $100 a month in states west of the
Rockies, immediately upon gradua?
tion. Students can enter at any time.
No vacations. For full particulars re?
garding any of our schools write di?
rect to our executive office ?at Cincin?
nati, O. Catalogue free.
THE MORSE SCHOOL OF TELEG?
Cincinnati, Ohio. Buffalo, N. Y.
Atlanta, G a. LaC rosse, Wis.
Texarkana, Tex. SanFrancisco, Cal.
Are you thinking of getting
married? If you are, bring us
your order. We do all kinds of
fancy and artistic iob printing.
Read the Journal.
DK. A. M. MARCHANT,
Office at Mathews C. H.
???"-Office hour? 9 A. M. to 5 P. M.
MATHEWS C. IL
Of all kinds. Pictiup-j enlarged, beat
style. Gold and Silver soldering- lor
Spectacles and Jewelry. Watch and
Clock repairing. Bicycle work,aupplies.
LESLIE C. GARNETT,
Will practice in the Courts of the
Counties of Mathews, Middlesex and
Do You Use Liquors
in your family? If so, write
W. P. Ives & Co.,
and ask them to mail you
or those wanting repairs, in fact,
anything in the line of
will do well to sec me before con?
tracting. I am in line for any and
all kinds of
and will devote myself exclusively
to that business the coming season.
Leave word at this office or address
me at Williams Wharf.
6-n-m T- F? Gallis?
When In town don't forget to call at
M. E. HALE & GO'S
cw Store, Main St., op. drug store
We have in Stock a fine
Goffee apd Tea
To please the most fastidious and
other Fancy Groceries of excellent
H. H. HALE. Manager.
first, smell next, then taste heforc j'ou
buy LIOUORS. For if there is any?
thing easier to be deceived in it is
Whiakey. Impure Whiskeys can some?
times fool the most expert, but in the
course of time will prove by your con?
stitution whether you have drank pure
or impure liquors. We have been es?
tablished since 1863 and give as refer?
ences any of our many customers.
We solicit mail orders and guaran?
tee satisfaction by prompt delivery
and pure whiskeys.
Wine and Whiskey Merchants,
75 Commercial Place, Norfolk, Va.
^?"Price-list upon request.
I have extra good ATLJC
at 12.50 per 1000.
Expert Wharf apd Bridge
Builder* JNO. A. PAYNE,
I am prepared to do any wharf or
bridge work, which I guarantee, and
can give satisfactory references which
might be profitable to anyone commun
icating with me.
has paid, is paying and will pay in
"Jolly Good Health" many times its
cost. So if you suffer with nervousness,
heart-burn, sour stomach, nausea,
blues aod other symptoms of Indiges?
tion, the great destroyer of health and
happiness, and at the same time make
a paying investment, get a bottle of
this wonderful preparation.
For Sale By
Hudgins & Hudgins, C. C. Thomas,
Susans, W. O. Hudgins & Co., New
Point, W. F. White, Dlggs Wbf., P.
Hodges, Grimstead 4 Mitchem, T. B.
Digga, J. E. Mattox, Dr James, J.
T. Everane, Richardson's Drug Store,
| M. S. Cal lis, J. M. Forrest, Brooks A
i Hudgins, distributora,
On account of the exceedingly
high rate of Insurance, the Davis
Carriage M'f'g Co. have decide to
reduce their large steck of goods at
Gloucester C. H.
To do this we are going to se
some price. We
There is" i!mle More
? ? ? ? ?
known as the 44Blue Ribbon Grocery," next
to the Drug Store, which has in it as nice
goods as can be found in any country or city
store, and they are always fresn and clean,
too. It has just received a nice stock of
Toilet Soaps?anything, 'most, in that line
that you may call for. Lawn Swings, dou?
ble or single. Buy yourself one and
Swing in the Happy Medium
which is the only correct way of living. It
also has Mason Fruit Jars, which are selling
with the bottoms knocked out (of the prices X
Come and see me; I am still alive. As
most of you know, I am a "Tar Heel" and a
Yours to serve.
Blue Ribbon Grocery,
S. P. James, Prop.
of Dress and Millinery Goods at Dixon Co's, Odd Fellows' B
Sea Island Percales, formerly 12'4c, now
Madras, formerly I2jtfc, now
Madras, formerly 15 c, now
Mercerized Chambrays, formerly 15 c, now 11 c.
Standaid Shirting, now 4 c
Lancaster Ginghams, now 6 c.
Ginghams, formerly 8 and 10 c's, now 6 c.
Fruit of Loom bleached Muslin, now 7 c.
Summera Silks, formerly 50 c, now 4:
Dress Silk Patterns, formerly 65 c, now 4c
Black Taffeta Silk, formerly $1, now 8;
Lawns, formerly 5 and 6 c's, now 3/^c and 4 c
Lawns, formerly 10 and 12 c's, now 8 c
Lawns, formerly 15 and 20 c's, now iofc and izVic^i
Lawns, formerly 25 c, now 19 t
?We aye /kgepts for
Longman & Martinez Lead and Zinc,Paints (none better).
Douglas Shoes (second to none). Jap-a-lac varnish paint, ;
ed for finish. Oliver chilled Plows. Excelsior Cook Stovt-:
dard Sewing Machines.
J. W. TDTXOTM
Odd Fellows' Bldg.,
is prepared to do the finest k::<
neat and artistic Job, Book and
mercial printing in Tidewa^rVj
at the most reasonable,
us your order and we will guarantee you satisfactiof
the highest class stationery for business and private corl
Ja Ja TU??
Commission merchants and dealers ii
Poultry. Eggs, Oouptry Produce, pfl
ters, eiarns, Crabs, Terrap.p apd
of all kinds. Consignments solicited. Returns made prompt!
also take express or freight goods for Wilmington, Philai
New York, Boston and all Eastern and Northern markets.
Steamer Helen Anetta will leave daily on the Piankitank:
Green Point.12 M. Cobbs Creek.?,
Warehouse..'...2.30 P. M. Milford Haven.m$?
L. E. Mumford, Pr?s.
Sands Smith, V. P.
J. P. Nottingh
Paid Up Capital $120,000 Surplus and Undivided Pr<
MATHEWS C. H., VA.
Solicits the accounts of firms and individuals and <
tomers every accomodation consistent with good ban
Jpterest allowed op Savlpgs /%cc
/111 fHopey tp vault covered by 13
Hours 9 A. M. to 4. P. M. Sati