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F.nterrd at rhe Post O0A0 at Mathew
C. II., Va., as otOOtai-iYAm matter.
LITTLE LOCAL ITEMS.
Doings, o? the People
VISITORS S?E?Tn TOWN.
Some Goinjf and Others Re?
ings of Interest to
Mr. W. J. Foster, the piano
man, is in ?own.
See Dixrm, Jams Co.'s Thanks?
giving announcement in this
Dr. L. [S. Foster of Williams
burg pait^t The Journal a call on
Thanksgiving Day Divine ser?
vice in iSt. John's Church at 11
A. If. anarp.
l?vei/ybody should have one.
25c. nail tiles for IOC at Richard?
son's l/)rug Store.
Mrs. Leslie C? Garnctt returned
to Mia the ws on Tuesday after a
two ?weeks' stay in Baltimore.
Mr. Geo. Crockett, formerly 1 f
Gwynns, but now of Riverview,
MidJdlesex county, paid Tin:
Journal office a call on Tuesday.
tfrs. L. \V. Hudgins and young?
est] son.iWilliam Jennings Bryan,
ha've gone on a visit to Norfolk
aijd Richmond to visit her sisters.
[?OUtS Sarlcr, 80 years old, after
a)Ma illness of three weeks, died at
iis late residence, Gwynns Island,
Kday night. The funeral took
ce on Sunday at 11 A. M.
V? Sam; A few pure bred
tfbouth Rock cockerels, now
??-,;v for service, and a few pul?
s?me White Pekin Ducks.
A\ Hudgins. Pert Hay wood.
ir. R. C\ Mintcr and Miss
ule V. Marchant were mar
by the Rev. Richard FergU
?onagc of the Cen
. Miller, daughter
? J. Miller, left
[orning < the 1 5th 1
o visit her cousin,
I). Miller, at EarJ
S. Poster, a graduate o? ?
Fan land Utaiversity, opens
lental office on Monday next
??jie Court House. Ile has a
raitc of offices over Sibley ?N:
ke King of the Black Hills
. Daniel Richardson) left to
f,>r Norfolk to bring up his
Jotnobile. Now, yo.tng men,
n't squeeze so tight, but hold
fur horse with both hands.
[Don't forget the shooting match
turkeys and geese which is to
ic place at Bohannon on
anksgiving Day, and the dance
Mobjack, which is to take
et; in th'eevening. Both events
pise to be successful.
Diggs of Heaver Dams
Lccepted a position with S.
\-ies ( Blue Ribbon Grocery).
enlargement of the Blue
means a larger assort
goods and incresed busi
iC. White will hereafter
the house of Mr. H. H.
LBohannon Place) where
found at night. He
ke at his ofhee as hcre
(ihT connections with
!e and residence.
Ldies Aid Society of West
istian Church will have
Lsgiving supper on Nov
|oth, 7 P? m- in the Red
[all. Supper 25c; Ice
Ixtra. Come out and en
Ld supper for a reasonable
; been found in my
uitly a roll of smooth
.ontaining about 75 or
ind a quantity of net
fe*3 in height. The
iy have the same by
my house for it.
Rufus V. Diggs.
forget the Bazaar that
held by the ladies of St.
Lirish anil society at the
t's hji, on Tuesday
-^nst. If iitormy,
I .?ii. .... m therr?.a.?ig be ..i
Sorry, indeed, some of my dear
friends think J am selling my own
people fake' Stock. What right
have you to even think this?
Have you seen the mine as I
have ? I still advise my people
to take this stock at 20c., and the
man who says it is a fake is either
a knave or a fool.
A popular entertainment and
cpncert will be given in the Court
House on Monday evening, Dee.
sj, at 8 o'clock, for the benefit of
Christ Church. A splendid
I anoraniic exhibition of high
grade stereopticon views, also
band, and Christmas music of the
best by Victor Talking Machine
\;>. 5. Doors open at 7:30 P. M.
Admission, adults 25c; children,
Miss Le ("ato, our popular and
accomplished music teacher, left
Wednesday for Norfolk to spead
Thanksgiving Day with her
mother. She will return next
Monday. While in Norfolk she
will procure some of the latest
and best music for the benefit of
her scholars. Any one wishing
to become proficient either on
the violon or piano would (hi well
to consult her.
Ml. Howard Nelson, G. S. ?V J.
F. Marchant's popular salesman,
who has had control of one of the
stores during the absence of Flave
Marchant, says that the firm has
the largest assortment of stoves
in Tidewater, Va. Young mar?
ried COUpteS would do well to drop
in on Mr. Nelson. He's such a
genial fellow, and can give so
many points ami such friendly
and wise advice to them in the
way of fixing up a home.
(apt. Alexander James was the
victim of a very unfortunate acci?
dent at Old Point this week.
With his son Henry, Capt. Janus
was bound from Old Point to
Mathews in his gasolene launch,
andas lie cleared Old Point wharf
a launch attached to the battle?
ship Maryland ran into Capt.
James' boat taking a small skill
from the dock. As the skiff was
pressed over against the log or
rail of the launch it jammed Capt
james against the rail and cov?
ered him over with it. 'The Cap?
tain's legs and feet were badly
sprained. He was picked up by
the Government boat and is now
the hospital at Old Point and is
ITEMS OF INTER?
.Gathered By Our Coiintvj
Miss Oily Forrest came home
on Thursday last after a visit of
several weeks with her brother in
Mr Rowland Callis is at home
for a few days.
Capt. J. L. Hudgins left for
Old Point Monday.
Our school has another teacher,
and our people and children are
well please!. We trust that the
pupils will do all in their power
to make up their lost time and
give their teachers as little trouble
Mr. Harry White, who has been
quite sick, is improving.
Mrs. Virginus Machen, who has
been at Virginia Beach for the
past summer, has returned for the
Miss Gracie L. White was the
guest of Miss Marjie G. Machen
one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Carter
were made happy by the arrival
of a little baby girl.
Miss C. Greene, after having
spent some time at her home
here, has returned to Norfolk.
Mrs. Adeline Evans of Norfolk
is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
J. C. Thomas.
Miss Lee Machen and mother
returned to Mathews Thursday
last after quite an extended visit
with relatives in Norfolk.
Mrs. Willie Mih-s and two chil?
dren, after a two month's visit
with friends in Baltimore, arrived
Miss Carrie Brown expects t?
Miss Nettie Foster of Rose Hill.
Gloucester, is visiting Miss Lucye
E. Bailey of this place.
The three elder sons of Mrs.
Solzburg have arrived home to
spend the winter. We welcome
them to our neighborhood.
Some ladies were heard to re?
mark lately that the people of
East River should be proud of
having at least one accommo?
dating gentleman residing on its
banks. Tin-la lies that he brought
ever the river appreciated his
kindness very much. As night
was approaching they were some
distance from home
Miss Dola Shackl.ford of Put?
in ?Creek is visiting relatives a-t!
'Madam Rumor" says that
wedding bells will ring in this
Messrs. Robieand Julius Sadler
are expected home some time in
the near future.
Mrs. John Shackleford and son
are visiting Mrs. Lelia Ewell,
Mrs. Shaekleford's mother.
Mr. John 'Thomas, who has
been at work on Berkley, arrived
home on Saturday last.
Killing hogs, pickling and pack?
ing seem to be the order of the
Rev. W. L. Ware has returned
to his charge in fairly good health
and spirits to begin another year's
The Red Men had a big met t
ing last week. Several other
tribes wen invited. Seventy-five
bushels of oysters were hauled to
the Odd Fellows Hall, long tables
were constructed in the lower
room, a big fire was kindled in
back yard, the Port Havwood
Lodge of Odd Fellows' wen* in?
vited and so far as 1 could see no
one of tin* immense crowd was
overlooked. Oysters stewed,
oysters roasted, with crackers.
vinegar, pepper, etc., were boun?
tifully served to men, women and
children until all were satisfied,
and a lot left over for the school
children next day. After the feast
was over the members of the or?
der retired to their own hall and a*^
they closed tin: door after them,
I will not report what was done
Everything isquiet around here
with but little tt) break the dull
monoton}' of every daj life. Not
even a dog fight that I know of.
Hello Journal :
Please gh c me in your
paper for a few words.
A very prett} marriage h
place on Sunday \v.< a* Marble's
in Gloucester, when Miss Huida
Maibi.' became the bride of Mr.
James German, both o? the same
county. After the bridal suppei
was over they drove tt) the resi?
dence of the groom's father, Mr.
Andrew German. A long and
hippy life to them.
One voting man remarked that
he would kill Mr. German because
he won the happy bride and sine.
has been bound over to keep the
Take warning boys don't
grieve because the other fellow
Mr. P. E. Ewell, accompanied
by his son, Seth, left for Balti?
more to-day for a ten day's trip.
Mr. George Kemp entertained
quite a number of friends on Sun?
day last. Ail those present re?
port a good time.
Miss Estell Brown Vill be tho
guest of Miss Lillian Ewell from
Friday until Sunday.
Miss Lena Down returned from
Richmond after a visit of a few
Mr. Percival Hick's little child j
passed over the river on Sunday
last to join the angels.
Mr. George Kemp has purchased
the farm of Mr. Calvin Booker
and will move there before Christ
Miss Lillian Ewell and friend
will leave for Norfolk ami points
of interest in North Carolina in a
few daysand will return in about
three weeks, accompanied by
Mr. C. A. Brown has just open?
ed up a full line of Christmas
Little Rose Bud.
Miss Susie Hill has gone to
Baltimore on a visit to her sister.
Mr. Massie gave a lecture last
Wednesday night. The subject
was, Why Is Marriage a Failure.
Rev. J. Williams and fam.lv
left last week for their new home
Mr. Lewis Sadler, who had been
sick for some time, quietly passed
away Friday night. He leaves a
wife and three daughters.
Mrs. Mollie Owens died Sun?
day morning. She leaves a hus?
band and three little child, t n,
father, two sisters, ami two
.brothers to moutn her loss. 'The
Kfunci??lufeL?kb'cs ?ver? bc?Ld .in the
ice To Taxpayers.
To enable all persons who desire fo save the 5 pe? cent.
penalty on their tax bills, whi m Deceml
1st, 1 will be al II
the dates mentioned below to
receive same :
Brooks & Hudgins' Stoi lay,! .. *7, 10a. m. to i p. m.
Oscai Hudgir re, La ban, Monday, - to 5 p. m.
Huts >n & GrinitcH's ., Nov.
Port Haywood, V. lay, Nov.
Fitchets, Thu - ;?.. m. to 1 p. in.
H. W. Hutlgin . Thursday, ? to 5 p. m.
Gwynn's Island, Friday, Dec. 1.
Mathews C. IT. Saturday, Dec. 2.
Hookemfare, Monday, Dec. 4.
Hlakes, Ti . -.
Cob!- (';- k, Wednesday, 1 >< ? .
North, Thursday. Dec. 7.
Mobjack, T.! I c. 8, 10 a. m. to 1 p. m.
Bohannan? Friday, Dec. ;. 2 to ?; p. m.
Mathi ?? c. H.? Saitrday, Dkckmukr qtii.
On account of the Commissi ?ner being hue with the hooks.
I have extended the time a few ..lavs Into December
to give all the p, an opportunity to
save the five .
Saturday, ??cc epitaxy ?tri, Js positively trie
Last ??Say Jp ?WYiicTl yoi?. Save t?ie S pey
cept fo7 |9G5 Taxes?
YOLKS VERY TRULY,
John xJ. Burke,
T it ;isi 1 r? u* Mat.liows Oount.ij.
ow is trie Tpi|ne I
TO BE LOOKING after your wood pile; the next will
be .1 good Stove. We have the best in use?
T^e vamsor. floater
IF YOC WANT COMF-t >R T at a small cost- try one?
Wc guarantee satisfaction.
WE CAN FURNISH YOU with the best Cook Stove
mad "The or' nd all kind of repairs far same.
Call and take a lo imple, and I am sure you will save
money, and worry, hj giving us you. order.
OUR STOCK OF \\ IN TER ? are n
for inspection. (N;.r line of Cada s' dress goods is com?
plete. 1. I at 1 rices which deiy com pet ion,
quality c< '.1 ?idered.
A FINE UNE OF TRIMMINGS such as buttons,
braids, velvets, silk and ornaments.
HATS AND CAPS 1 ? the latest style for all classes of
men and b< >j s,
SNOW IS HERE! and you will need gloves. We
have all kind; from Babv si :e up to Big Men. You will
need carp? t. Wc have the warp you can do the rest.
WE HAVE ADDED ready-to-w^ar Clothing to our
line if wc haven't what you want, v.ell-take youi order
ALL KINDS OF underwear and hosiery, neckwear,
ovcrgaiters and leggins, curtain poles and lace curtains,
window shades and mattings, et. .
Thanking all for the lib in the past, we
hope by fair and re dealing to in continuance o?
the same good v. ill.
Yours to s? rve,
A? <2- Wolffe <26- Sop.
November [4, 1 IWathewSj Va.
Window and Door Screens afford the greatest home protection.
We are the people for Fly Screens.
f^|"a|llk ^p- CSIafR Go.s (Limited)
Realere Tr? Sash, Doorsand Blinds, Hardware, Paints, Etc. Cort
land Window Screen Wire Cloth. Screen Door Hardware
Lightest, cheapest and most durable Screens on the market.
|X THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF I
1 THE CIRCUIT COURT OF TUE ;
COUNTY OF MATHEWS, on the
llth day ?>i November, 1*KI5,
rly Joue-?, plaintiff, /
Delta Ann Jones, defendant. '
Th '? this unit ?a t<> secure to
Beverly Jonea ;i decree a vinculo
matiiinonii from one Delia Ann Jones.
Anil an affidavit having been madel
and filed that the defendant, Delia
Ann Jones I* not resident <>' the state
t>t Virginia, it is ordered that sh<* do
ap*pear here within fifteen days after
tirt- publication hereof, and do what
may be neceasarv, tt> protect her in
t?*re-st in this Mite And it is Further
ordered that a copy hereof b ? pub?
lished once ?* week for four succc
weeks in Tin MATHBWS JOURNAL, a
newspaper ?published in the County ?>t
Mathews, add thai a copj be posted
at tin* front door of the court-house ?>f
this county on th<- Hth day of Novem?
ber, i<! 05, that being; the iiext succeed?
ing rula ti.iy alter this order was en?
A copy Teste:
SANDS SMI DU, Clerk.
.1. Boys Bit ?vat, i>. q.
?jeaBaaaaMBaaaaaaa ?' ? - ? ??
?\re you thinking of
A Shooting Match
? Oyster Roast
At ?oliannon, 0:1 Thanksgiving Day
Al 0 a. in., f-nr Turkeys a rl Gfcse.
Under special rules and regnla
; ions. Everyone has a fair chance.
Don't fail tt> pnt in an appearance
as the management have spared
110 pains to make this one of the
most enjoyable events of the year.
Von buy \on shells at the trap.
DAVIS GARR?AN tViHG. CO., I
GLOUCESTER BRANCH. W. C. TUCKER.
On til of the* ugly
te of Insurance, the I >;*.\ i^
NT. .'. Co. have decided to
reduce their l?rice stork o? goods jt
?ster C. II.
To do this we Hi?* ^nn1; ko sell at
ne price. We have a very lange
stork of Buggies, Carriages ami
Runabouts. The largest st<?tk <>f
Harness in Tidewater Virginia. A
car load of Milburn Wagons.
V. ? .-?Is.) sell Gasoline Knginos,
Mowers, Binders, Hakes and carry
u large stock of rcpaii
We can save you mon any?
thing in our line. Give?us a chance.
DAVIS CARRIAGE MFG. CO., INC.
W. C. TU< KER, Mgr. Gloucester^ Va.
liliie Hil)!H)!i Now Spelled With a Big B.
A kind and cordial invitation is extended to
all persons. Come and sec* the Blue Ribbon
Grocery in its new dress. A gracious welcome
and the glad hand will be extended to all who
wish to buy. Remember when you are looking
tor something go< d to eat. If you buy of James
you get a treat. The Blue Ribbon has been re
y enlarged so that I now have room enough
?- r my customers and hi- nds to get in and ont
comfortably. Everything is fresh from town and
I have goods galore, and each day get more and
I have goods by the pound, bushel, gross,
and dozens, and keep the here for your uncles,
aunts and cousins. Yes, for papa, mamma, son
and daughter to, come and see* me and you'll find
it tin*. Thanksgiving and Christmas goodies
Iresh and grand. I'm doing business at tin* same
obi stand. In one si use old, but truth will pre?
vail, its the old stand made new on a larger scale.
Every thing is new and up-to-date, pri?es to suit
ev< i \ I ody and everybody treated right
*\-quare Y*-lum!, J/&?V..ES
BLUE RIBBON GROCERY.
Meiander James J. P. Nottingham J. F. Marchant m
ftCRSTARY A GEN. MC?.
The Tidewater Insurance and Trust
A Mutual Companij on Uie c )ht L?Ino Plan.
CONSERVATIVE IN RISKS.
ECONOMICAL IN MANAGEMENT.
GT-VK US Y OUF B a S H-J E G S
HI. m>. flDaxwe?, H?cnt. Garttnal, Da.
J. F. M AROHANT,
?*??.-. iv.i.utj and General Manager.
^ DISTRIBUTING DEPOT FOR 0
PITTSBURGH 'PERFECT" FENCES,
ALL GALVANIZED STEEL WIRES.
FOR FIELD, FARM AND HOG FENCING.
THE ONLY ELECTRICALLY WELDED FENCE
EVERY ROD GUARANTEED PERFECT.