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meut ?t adds to rather than de
' tracts from his chances.
Those people who attribute his
? defeat to the State Machine, we
think go a step to far. Leaders
~of the Machine stumped the ninth
District for Mr. Stuart and th??
?very fact that he reduced the Ke
? publican majority 4000, preved,
'we think conclusively that the
?party* was more united than ever
rhefore. People should be chary
of allowing; their prejudices
against some man or men carry
/hem outside the bounds o? prob?
ability, it is unfair and reflects
rather upon the accuser than the
accused and-injures the party.
TlCW^papef men in gen
in -?ener.il, will regret ?the Fetir??
1 ment of K. P. Barnum from the
*-* newspaper field. His successor
- Iiowver, Mr. Waller K. Harns,
"- who purchased the Petesburg
Index Appeal is a weil known
j'/urnaltst and will receiv??
ii-v. :.z\ZaVtTtrJ^oin his fellow
..laborers. '* ?_m
?_Ve are fortunate in having as
a contributor to our columns
these days, the Rev. George
(iowau. He is a talented writer
rol both prose and poetry and con?
tri bates regularly to many news?
papers and magazines. We felic?
itate ourselves and congratulate
1 readers upon the privilege of
reading the products of his facile
?T'talS late Election accomplish?
ed many good thitifs. Not the
least among them was the oppor?
tunity given the people around
Oyster Bay. Mr. Roosevelt's
present home, to enjoy tempor?
arily, a little quiet.
The State Baptist Convention meets
in Roanoke on Friday Nov 18th and
continues until Nov 22.
Mr. Eugene Rhodes, of Gloucester,
I-?st his stable and a ?consid?rable
quantity af hay by fire a few daya
??.;?"?. No i nsu r au ce.
News fTSs been received here of the
death of Mr. A. M. Roane, which oc
' **?curred recently in a hospital In San
Francisco, ?Cal. He was a native o
Middlesex County antl 73 jears of ag?
ile was a brother of Mrs. jno. B^vvdeu
of Saluda, and of Mr. Clalbo r n e
' Roane, of Gloucester. Mr. Roane
was at onetime a merchant in Urbanna
Miss Blanch Sibly, ?iauifhter of Mr
and Mrs R H Srbly, of Pine Tree,
and Mr Joe Bland son of Mr W C
? Bland, of upp-.T Gloucesrer, were qui?
etly marrie?! at the home of the bride
' Wednesday, Nov 2nd, Rev J P Essex
< fficiating. A reception was ?riven at
' the home of the groom, to which there
' were a number of invited guests.
The home of Mr. Wm. Diggs,
/"?? Gwynns fsland was destroyed
' 1 . fire on Monday. It is suppos
4 ?I io have caught from a defec
' 1 ve kitchen.' The he use and its
??ntents tit-re a total loss, there
1 ?Mng ft nij?aritit'ely nothing sav
forty-four vears. Secretary of the
Vestry for awhile. Senior Warden
for iorty-three years. Lav Dele?
gate ?from 18754 a!1^ Superinten?
dent of Christ Church Suti.i.iv
School for thirty-three years, will
evey be held in memory dear by
those he served so long and well
Deeply attached to the true in?
terests of his native county and
the cause of education, he found
the time to act as Supt. of Math
ew? County Public Schools about
thirty-five years. For many
) ears, going in an out among the
patents, teachers and ?scholars,
not onlv as a most efficient Sup?
erintendant, but also a wise coun?
sellor and trusted friend.
Whilst we think God for wh it
our departed brother di*l in this
life, we thank htm more for what
he was. For his unblemished charac?
ter, his gOOdltess? ffuilelfU??? and
gentleness; hl? faithfulness in the pre
:?>nuance of excry duty, and the g?x>d
example he lias left us to follow.
Faithful with ?loath when he felt it
drawing near, on bei ni*; asked by a
loved one at his bedside if he were
I afraid tod ii<wIW^?4^.**>^:.'*>?-V3 u s w e r was:
'Why sim?n! I be afraid?
ueen with Life and wi
me In dr.. \nd, witf
breath he ?aid
I l>?? with
"Jesus, Saviour of my si'"1
Let me to Thy bosom lly *
His devoted family, his, rel;?t>veS
his church members and his? *TUmads+
all of us ate tfrieve?! bcc.iu/c ,,e haB
lelt us. but we sorrow 11.?t as those
who bare no h.?pe. For w(- *<I"?**v that
our loss is his eternal ?fain.
Sleep on beloved, bleep and ial?*e ?*0*
Lay down tliy head upon ti1-*' *^av*
iors breast; \
W? loved the well, but Jesu.3 loved
Good night! Guod nijrht!
The dear brother's funeral took
took place the 2'.st of Octobef' 2'30 P*
M.. in Christ Church, the olf ParU1*
chmrch he loved so well. Th16 funeral
sei vice being read in the chlur a
at the crave by his rector, M****__ br
the Kev. William IJ. Lee. 1 a for,mr
I rector, in the presence of a v?Tr-**' lar*-re
congregation of mourners.
?Teachers apd rfr??
tees to Attei*10
At a meeting of the 1 i'ountv
School Hoard, held at rf athews
C. II. on Nov. 15th. it
ded to allow all teachers \
sire lo attend the Annual
ers conference which *T,eets ,n
Rich.,? donNov22d o j8th* t0
do so without having to rx np
the tine lost This, w th tlie
understanding however, that
they attend each day, the . ?essions
of the conference. Otlit:rwise
they will be required to m
lost time. The Bo?rd fur(
cided to send one member
District Board as a delej|?ale to
Mrs. Kllie Tiler, RavenaJ
writes; I was blind as a bat.
Sutherland's Baffle Kye Salv
acted like a chaim. It cut the a}'cu,n off
my eyes and re?.tore?l my si^ht
all you claim and worth its v.
i,'- Id. 2?c a tub?.
PP^plainlv that the peo
HIttc becoming more arroused
1 to the crying educational neede
of the County. It was the most
creditable educational meeting
ever held here and the ciedit for
it is due to the Ladies Civic
League alone. From the sale of
a fine dinner and supper in the
Junior Order Hall they realized
about $75 oo. which will of coins?'
i:o toward building a new High
The meeting was called to or?
der by Mr. L C. Garnett, master
of ceremonies of the day, in the
Court House about 11.30. He
then presente'J to the aucience
Dr. L. S. Foster, of Norfolk, once
Supt. of Public Schools here and
an enthusiastic educator. Dr.
Fosters address was a scholarly
effort and breathed a spirit of
h?)pe and encouragement to those
of his former friends ?ni neigh?
bors who are laboring for the a.l
?..ncement of the cause of educa
tion. Calling upon all to work
more zealously and earnestly for
the erection of a good high school
building here, ?he assured them of
success if they only keep on try?
ing. Dr. Foster was followed Jby
Rev. Giles B. Cook, who discuss?
ed very briefly the need of relig
trOus teaching io our schools.
/iter;;*.eiv body had enjoyed
1 lip,';?Ndinnet and had reas?
sembled' in uic Court House,
Chairman Garnett introdu c e d
Rev- George Go wan, of the De
ciples Church- This gentleman
who has a great reputation as an
.eloquent and forceful speaker,
did not On tins occasion fail to
sustain that reputation. Every
argument thai could be advanced
to show the necessity of educa?
tional progress he presented and
1; ably, efficiently and elo?
quently. It was a stirring talk
and tb*? speaker was given close
attention by an audience which
packed the Court House until
there was harely standing room.
The Hon- J. Boyd Sears was
the last speaker of the day. It
is hardly necessary to say that
his andress was an orr.ate and
scnolarly presentation of the
suoject in hand. Not only did
he make a strong appeal to all
Mathews people for aid in ?erect?
ing a fine high school building
here, but he emphasized the fact
that their failure to do so would
be shirking a duty which they
j owed to themselves and their
In conclusion Rev, Gilec B.
Cook, in behalf of the audience,
tendere?! thanks to each speaker
of the day for their splendid ef?
forts to advance the cause of ed?
At? Idea) *r*us|jar'l
is patient, even with a naa***Cing wife,
for he knows she needs help. She may
be so nervous and run-down in health
that triflestannoy her. If she is mel?
ancholy, excitabie, troubled with loss
of appetite, hea<iache, sleeplessness.
constipation or fainting and dizzv
?pells, she needs Electric Bitters, the
mosf wonderful remedy for ailing wo?
men. Thou s ami s of sufferes from fe?
male troubles, nerveous troubles, back?
ache and weak kidneys have used
bass and beOOHM healthy and '-appy
Try thein- Only Soc. Satisfaction
guaranteed by all druggists.
IJAMES O. GRIMSTEAO
Whereas the great and supreme
[rulerof thi universe, his in his
?infinite wisdom removed from
[among us one of on- worthy and
[esteemed fallow laborers, James
I I). G? nnstead, an?l whereas the
lone and intimate relations he d
With llim in the faithful discharge
of his duties m St, Tanrtina Tribe
No. i-*J. Imp. O. K. M., makes
it eminently befitting that we i
cord our appreciati'ii of him.
Aftci' reaching his three ?
and ten great suas, Bre. J. D.
Grimstead was on the ist sun of
Buck moon, G. S. D. 419, called
(rom the hunting '??rounds of his
to the great and happy Hunting
Gro'unds beyond, therefore, be it
Resolved ist. That that re?
moval o? Mich a life as character?
ized that of Liro. J. D. Grimstead,
from our midst leaves a vacancy
and shadow that will he deeply
realized by all the members an.I
friends of St. Tainma Tribe and
will prove a set ions Joss to the
community an 1 the public,
2nd. That with deep sympathy
with the bereaved relatives of the
deceased, we express oar hope
that even so great a loss may be
overruled for good by Him, who
djeth all things well.
3rd. That a copy of these re?
solutions be spread upon the re?
cords of this Tribe, a copy print?
ed in the Ma the ws Journal and a
copy forwarded the bereaved fam
Thos. F. Waldin
\V. N. Ttader
fi. |V1ap Wauta to Oie
<.*ilv when a lazy- liver and sluggish
bowel? frightii d<espood?Ttncy.
liur Dr. Kinjr/*a New Lifo Pills expel
poisons from the system; bring hope
and fsouragej cutre all livor, stomach
end kidney ttroabies. impart bealefa
ami vigor to th ? vvak. nerveoas ami
ailing, 2-.; it all druggist.
A Pardncr to engage in the Dry
Goods business at Mathews, C. H.
Old stand and one of the besi
locations. Address X
We have just arriveil fiom Bal
timor? with, an up-to-date line o!
millinery. My experience?! Mil
liner, miss Susy Soles will be glad
to show you in this line.
We have a nice line of fine
derss e.o?>ds and silks. Our shoe
line is larger than ever before,
prices ranging from 15c to 4.00.
A ?' have On display an extra
fine line of mens suits and ?>vei
coats and bo>ssuits. Also a nice
line of stoves and mattt?
double and single, come to look
before buying. I think I ?
save you money as I h.v.-e.io rent
to pay, no clerk to pay and buy
goods lor c.ish. Yours to serve,
W. J. Grimstead
fi f-tegulsr Torn Boy
was Susie?climbing trees and fences,
jumping ditches, whitling, aiwavs
getting scratche?, cuts, sprains,
braises, bumps, burns or scalds. Hut
Her mother just applied Buck
leujs Arnica P>.i?'v? and cured 1er
quick. Heals evei ything healable,
Ixiils, ulcers, ecze.na, old sores, corns
or Piles. Try it. a5c at all diug
rnie? liate laml
av and Frida*jfi
?M 7.. A. M-, l'.l.indl
s 7 30, titeen Point 7 451
Warelmuse s 30, Ruara
itehetts to.. fCattia 10 30, Cricket
in 4.-.. Jackson's i i m
ocr.-ins i. iv M.i Kilmaraeck 1 40i|
Grace Point l ?"??. Byrdton 2.. Hard
'. . Barrera ?.15 ?Pleetoa 4 3?).
Ttmbs4 45, Reedville 5., Mile
Black wells S 45, Tipeis ?>. Sampsons
?>..-.(>, arrive Baltimore n?ext morninijr.
This time-table shows the tit?
which steamers may b?- ea
arrive at and depart fr?>m tli.? ?
?rharves, but tt?eir arrival or departure
at the tim?-s stated is not ?raaraafr-er?!;
nor does the Company bold itself re?
sponsible for any delay or any ?>>n-.
?jiK'iioos arising therefrom.
Freight received at Baltimore f?>i
above poiuts on sailing ?lavs jutil 10
Wii.i.akd Tito:.; i'min, Gen. Mj-'r.
A. K. i:i .w i N. Agent, lalto.
T. Mikih)c;i, Gea Ft??- pt.
Automobile or team will
? to or from ?boats or other
on short notice.
te mobile and engine cyli'i
igine dry batteries,
oils and suppli
Grind your new ear corn for
Grind new corn for nice table'
F. Theo. Miller ?S: Son
Mathews C. II., Va.
Olam and Oyaterman
fcrllip 1 ? i
J. Edwip -Trcaklc
_o Fulton Kis-.ii Market
Now Vork Olbrj
I will GSUAFATi-TEE top mar?
ket pi ii-< ? on all kinds o? fish sh.nl
reapeciallVi ?and will make returns
prompten sah?of ***ooda Mathewa
rishernten will ?lo well to ship t<>
in.?. I shall trv to be just to all.
Neferences, any shipper or whole
dealer in the business, Mar?
ket and Fulton National Bank, '?t
New York, or Peoples Trust Co..
of Brooklyn. U~ -A
PAUL DE If. KOPS,
PIANOS AND OllhANS,
BEST FOR THIS CLWATF,
WHITE FOR CATAWGI
jk. Good position
Can be had by ambitious y OUI*? g
men and ladies in the held of
Wireless or Railway Telegraphy
^iiice the 8-hour law became effec?
tive and since the Wireless com?
panies are establishing stations
throughout the country there is a
trreat shortage of telegraphers.
Positions pay beginners from $70
to $Qo per month, with good
chance of advancement. The
National Telegraph Institute op?
erates six official institute? in
-\merica, under supervision of R.
R. and Wireless officials and
places all graduates into position.
It will pay vou to write them for
?nil details at Cincinnati, O., or
Boat Fittip gs
Side lights, Bow lights, LiftM
Preservers. F >g bells, Fogjg
horns Whist cs, ' * ' *r pri?3a |J
than eh wh re
-i^ope, Cialvani.-.-.',. Anchors,
an 1 Grapnels, Potent Blocks,
and tackle, Galvanized blocks
Screw buckles, Wheels.screw
eves, etc. Brass hinges and
hasps.Galvanized mast hoops
Lag ?screws, galvanized Jand
bronze, S h i prf Chandlery a
t?. Winia-rns ?. Go.
?wmiarri** Wriarf. Va.
y biwel trou'jlc Dr. Bell's Anti
Pain acts like ma^ici, relieve; almost
n-t.?-t . A ? ;. > ^o ti for ;-tu ex-ij.-.i 11
fev it te
<-, i ?*? ?.end 1 ' oMcy t ? -
wonder why, th its of tr : y
u never get your clothes to look a slylish
is some other fellowi. Its only because that other
?ars tailor-made clothes, cut to 1t1f> curves by an ex
ilor, v, liiie you wear clothes cut to curves in the
tation of s >**_e bum cuttr and tacked together by ? bunch
laborers. The workemen who help make ready made cloth?
ing are paid by the piece and its to their interest to make n??f
m uiy pieces ira a day as possible. Now you know they don.t
put in anymore stitches than is necessary to hold the garment J
in shape until you have forgotten the awful price you paid for "*
it. R. W. Foster CUtS to your CUfVCS and no suit
gees from his shop until it fits the customer and has the
proper treatment under the lining to hold it in shape as long
as he wants to wear it. Lit F<v>ter clothe you and you wont J?
be ashamed to walk down the street with that other fellow. <d^
lie knows a little secret too, that will save vou money. You'll
find him, with his urcat line of beautiful paterns, in James' old
store, in Drug Store Building. Maihews. Go in and talk to
Joe, his little Dutch tailor, he'll ma'ce youllaugh.
THE STORE THAT UNDERSELLS
1 ?CASH OR
\ he Store That Seite
ir miture For Le.-?0? **?,
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. 1. ? ?.. i y bi'jil
Cl J 1 \. u i Un I C *- Pa
? '*;?? **' ! ?
l I i'
t . 1:....-.?. J..?. l?VO 1 V|
fs'arfolk Furniture Mfg. C|
1:; CHURCH ST., NORFOLI
"The Stor? That Undorss)
CASH OR CREDIT.
Equipped with a lo H. P. Double
Steam Engine and capable^ of *dra*<
any boat of not more than ioo~ton
We are now ready for business,
force of Carpenters, Painters, Rigger,
?hinists, Etc., always on" hand prepi
|o any necessary work. Commodius
[nd large anchorage room with goot
Copper and Boat paints always on n\
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLI
Milton Murray Prop., W. C. Di|
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