Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Mathews journal. (Mathews C.H. [Court House]) 1903-1937, February 16, 1911, Image 1',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: Library of Virginia; Richmond, VA
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
THE MATHEWS JOURNAL '
VOL. VIII. MATHEWS C. H., VA., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1911 NO
L. E. Mumford, Pr?s., J. P. Nottingham. Y.-Pres. and Cashier.
Paid Up Capital $50,000
MATH EWS C. H., VAJ
B-alh-tts the aeeosnts of firms and Individuals and offers to customers
y aoooxnmcdatlon eonsistont with g j?id banking
Interest Allowed On Savlnps Accounts.
Atl Money In Yanlt Cov ered ?r Burglar Insurance.
Hours: 9 A M. to 4 P. M. Saturdays, 9 A. M. to I 2 M
C. D. CLINTON
CO?TllAfJTOB FOB EQUIPMENT AND REPAIES 15
1U7HBI5G, WATER S?TPLT, WINDMILLS, PBESSUBB TANKS, P?MP
EfO ENGINES, ACETYLENE GAS, GASOLINE GAS, ELE?TTB1C
LIGHTING, BELLS A!SD TELEPHONES, nEATING,
SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATES.
Dr. M. S. FOSTER
Office Over Sibley Bros*.
IAATHE*v\?,. C. H., VA?
LES IE C. GARNETT
Will sractiee iu the Courts of the
rcmnticK of Mathews, Middlesex and
Omee Hours: < to 12 and 1 to 5. Gloucester.
OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP CO.
Schedule Iletwe?n Ksffftga* and MaUii?-s and ?Gleocester Counties.
Wednesday Thursday A
A Friday. Satsrday.
*La. Norfolk (O. D. Wharf) . 6 10 a. m. 6 90 a. m.
_s. Portsmouth (North St. Wharf).. C 46 a. m. ( a a. m.
*bv. Norfolk (Bay Line Wharf) . 7 00 a. m. 7 00 a. m.
fcv. Old Point . ! 00 a. m. 8 00 a. m.
fcr. Phllsot's Wharf. Bast River. 10 00 a. m. 10 00 a. m.
Liv. Williams*. Wharf. Beat Rtrer... 10 IS a. m. 10 IS a. m.
_*. 11101?' Wharf, Beet River . 10 30 a. m. 10 JO a m.
be. Digip* Wharf, Bast River. 11 00 a. m. 11 00 a. m.
_v. Roaae'B Wharf. Ware River. - 12 00 m.
_*. Smttri's Wharf, Ware River. 12 20 p. m.
br. Hoeklev. Ware River . - >?2 40 p. m.
far. Auburn Wharf. Norfk River _ 12 00 m. -
fcv. DlaosRlale. North River. It li p. st. -
fav. Severn Wharf. Severa River. I ?# p.- ni.
"bv. Old Point (Govorsiuo-st Wharf) ."> 00 p m. 5 00 p. m.
Ar. Norfolk (O D. l'i?*r Nu. 1). ? 0t* |i. m. 6 00 p. m.
Ar. Portsmouth (North 9t Wharf)... fj || p. m. 6 16 p. m.
Every Evening between Norfolk and Richmond.
STEAMERS BERKELEY and BRANDON.
Fare First-Class $2.00 each way, including Berth
in Stateroom. Second-Class including Berth $1.50
Lut? Norfolk 7:0? P. M.
Dally isaiadfaBg Suadsy.
Leave RlehKOBd 7:00 P. M
Steamship? leave 7 P. M, Sunday Ejccapted.
Arriw in New York, 3:SO P. M , following aiteraoou.
Lssve New York. I 00 P. M.. (?uaday exceptad )
Arrive im Norfolk, 10:80 A M, fbllow+ag ssoraing.
WARB?Fhsst-e?ase. osie way, $8.00, meals and steSsrsoaa, berth isoluded, round
trip. Battt; thirty days. $14.00.
TmCKWrU sad STATBROOMS at ticket ?ss%ce. ISO Mais Btrest, Opposite Atlantic
Hetet, ot at C?rmf?any's office, oi the wharf. Norfolk, Va. AH schedules
subject to ekauge without notice.
B. L. BUGG. General Agent.
PAID UP CAPITAL, $108,000.00.
NORFOLK BUILDING SUPPIES
FRANK T. CLARK CO., LTD.
(A partnership asMreiatl?H expiring Dsceaxitter 31st, 18-00.)
OOOKE. CLARkB CO. A LUTHER SHELDON.
Theft are six ressens why BUILDERS and OWNERS should buy their
Blinds, Builders' Hardware, Mantels, Tiles, Grates, Paints, Oils,
Jlass, ate, etc, from The NORFOLK BUILDING SUPPLIES CORPORATION!
TUB REASONS: 1. We contract no bad debts.
2. Ws are the cheapest buyers.
3. Our expenses are minimised.
?4. Our facilities are the greatest
?. Onr organisation la unrivalled,
f Oe.r profits are small.
NORFOLK BUILDING SUPPLIES CORPORATION,
M-M BROOKE AVENUE and 05-97 TAZEWBLL ST..
Clark Sash & Door Corporation
FRANK T. CLARK, President.
Manufacturers, Jobbers and Dealers in
Sash, Doors and Blinds,
Plate and Window Glass,
Paints, Oils and Varnishes,
Posch Columns and Staib Work,
BLOW UP BRIDGE TO
Ki. i-ASO. TEX , Bpeclal.?A de
t?i pass *
?tt'i? rthward ;
T?i.* ar:i both Sidos
had their hands full today with the
alck. ? : ? himself li
ferlng fn ? cold due to hin t
dier, who was found aufferli
skirmish. The m
column of Orozco's army is still mov
Ing ? I. \ small detachment
left at Rancho Flor? held
is made fror
LOS ANGE1 I,., Special.?
Dis-' John ! 'irks
?! that i plan,
alias William aforr
the three ni? n wanted in
connection with the dynamit
lnc: of th?* T . the ni-:ht
? f November nth. when many
ha Jail at
Armed with the
Sam ut-1 L lU'iiv. ; .?f th?
partmont of <"r,- a of
the IMstri? r At! Is en
rout.* to Idabel to bring ?the prb
to Los Ans.*? plan has been in
l by th? grand jury.
????~rr:i in I elved from
the authoriti?*s at Knoxvllle, Tonn..
i?? of the arrest of a sua
lievt ?1 t?-i be If. A. Bchmldt The man
claims to be ?Charle? Defald. of Moun?
tain City. Tenn.
BURN BODIES OF
Send Soldiers to Plague Stricken
Country at Risk of Own
PEKIN, Special.?The Imperial Gov
.i- rat ?it el fl s troop
of Chin? dry lino the Chang
ICsnehurta ta ?et as
body-burners if the Japanese anil Rus
w ill t:ikt* aimilar ??lo?
tion m the plaa lo.i.
The Government declined to ti
risk troop of cavalry
uni? ? ? rnmenta with
ta in the bubonic I
woii]?1 do like?
Following the burning of 800 ??
of plague victima at Chang-Chun yes
terds y. 111 lonal bod lea v
burn? ?! today. Owing* to the fact ?hat
all the ; ' died and
s have rebelled against that ii.sk
I in tl i, all d< a l .-?
; in tin- future will be cremnted. ': he
Belda and roadways north of Harbin are
w m N\- i t h rot ? of those
who fled from the tity .uni were over?
taken by the plai
tavry quarantine alona; the Korean
a is moving troops in great
ma*-s?> upon the northern and *.*?
ern Manchurian frontiers.
Traille upon tin* ?Chinees Kastern
Iroad, which la controlled and
policed by Russia, la practically at a
standstill. Trains are being opei
In a desultory manner by soldiers.
Japan'a road *the Southern Manohurlan
Railway*?is in S State Of quarantine
with tin* trains manned i?y troopa
At Che l\>o nt-ailv three hundred
have perished, Including live forei-cn
nurses, among ?them two French sisters,
who left the safety of the hospital,
where they were employed, to nurse
the ?lylnir in the Lazaretto.
Reports from Mukden state that
thr??t*-soore are perishing dally. At
Tlen-Tsln 1 >r. l'oit, who had charge
of the quarantine sad th?* isolation of
patients, has tiu-il and the work is
being carried sa by bungling soldiers,
who do not know their duti.
Liabilities Amount to ?fSajaWa, While
III?? l'iixound? ( hums AUUpOBjUUt
$:*<J,ifc?7.4:>? Kuril of rartnrrs
Also Files an I ml it ?dun! State?
ment of Debts.
RICH M ? N n. V A.. S pe* i a 1 ?
John Garland Pollard, attorney t'??r
Albert W. Smith and K. Franklin
Woodall. wholesale and retail lumber
under the partnership
Dam? Of Smith fl II, today filed
with ?Clerk S. P. Brady, of the i ?
1 states ?Circuit ?'???ut, s voluntary pe?
tition in bankruptcy for this h?
The total partnership liabilitl
the firm .. ?ule the tin?
tai asset* S 110. ( if these a*
$44.000 . ?T.?OO of
stock In trade and 111 i lebta
on open account.
The liabilities include ?i'?.soo in se?
cured clalma, ?fS< :ured
claims and $4,013.06 in notes and
is. Smith and Woodall also file
petitions in their individual capacities
-?that is, distinct from the partner?
ship accounts. Albert W. Smth puts
his liabilities at $f?1.931.15 and his
assets at $1*0,112.20.
K. F. Woodall reports liabilities
amounting to $5,183.76 and assets
amounting to $18,126.80.
The ?papers in tho case are volumi?
nous antl include the names of scores
of creditors, but many of these?par?
ticularly the banks and real estate
men?are well secured.
It appears, too, that the wives of the
partners nre creditors of the firm, as
part of their ?capital ad In the
business. Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Wood
all are sistera.
The list of creditors Includes the fol?
lowing Lyon .*?-- Montai-rue. two items,
respectlvelv, for $l,r?42.7fi and $2,?<*-:5 38:
National State and City Bank. $"
Sutton A Co.. deed of trust on Crove
Avenue property, $3,000; N. W. Howe
& Son, deed of trust on Taylor Street
property, $.">.S00; Mrs. Kleanor I,. Smith
and Mrs ?Suele A. Woodall, $R,200.
In addition to these there are dozens
of creditors whoso claims go consider?
ably beyond $S00.
CLAIM FORTTOE IN WASHINGTON
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sp?3cR?^
Rigid Investigation into the titles to
mill: rs wort h ?>f t ind in
which ?rill |
1 in I
lf>' of l
Fund to Fiirht <
1 of 8 1
lity of tin
i in 1704, and a ?n <?f
?hi f??r by Attorn?
Quake Began at 5:22 This Morn?
ing and Lasted for Thirty
DANTILLE, VA- Special \
a earthquake siio? k. lasting
thirty *-?.?< ?nul?-, was fell here t?>
day, fM-iiiimiii;: ai &-.2S \. >l.
T?tere was no ?damage.
Mrs. Crummet Says Everything
Was Quiet in House, Refuting
Testimony of Sister of Dead
Girl?Found by News?
C UHBERLAND, MD., Special.?One
of the Kreatest Bsasatlons that has v. t
ped in t*ri?* weddlna svs poison
y that resulted in the death of
Charles B, Twigy and Grace El
oaaas today, in the presence of Dr.
Thomas \V. Koon, Commfssi?.:i
rollo?*, Mrs. Jane Crummet. who lived
in the room directly over that in which
the two bodies were found, d?-clared
that Immediately after the tragedy she
had heard Mr?. the mother of
ad girl, exclaim: 'My Co?!, this
rlbla Nobody must h>? told."
Mrs. Crummet also deelar?*<J that she
hail passed by the door of the room on
ii?*r way to get Bssse water, and that
Or was throe parts open Within
d the li|-r; man lyini?
on the rtarht si?i<> < . Ith his
head leaning t<? the She further
at thai time ? ? ? rythlns
This la a flat contradiction of the
?tatement mads by th?
?isedy sad al
They have al? that th
the utn nd loud
declared tain that
not hear llsy Rloi down the
stalls as the Kill SWOD lid. In
? trace Blosasr'a
room. In \\ hioh May has ?.latin.
bath at the time of the
mi hsi nancee,
is nil'.' led from Mrs. Crummet'a
sent i>y a thin board ?loor, this
Statement - d as important.
The in?- part ?>f lira
Crumm? t's atory llea in the fact that
was never Interviewed by the
state's sttorney ?.?r hla detectives, nor i
tiv any other official ot the city or |
rountv until within the past twenty-;
four hours, when sttenUon waa -sailed
m hei by reporters work-ins ,,!l th?*
Dr. A. M. MARCHANT
All -Sinus ef Dental Work Dosa
Omoe lionrs: I ta 11; 1 to A
8>*fenntain rara Bra
?. "??*?M ? i.: Jl .
*?> Y .or* ????<??..
l?Mtand rlotieot it'iIhL- ? ?*? ?fe?
worlJ foi i?i?-dlc-lniil .?-?.* t.nmXr
o???? Dtafflei troui ??dl-cr-*?
Case of 4 Full Quarts
Ga'Icn Jtig GILT EDGE
.so? ?] WhU-Cy n'xeerj rscflow $2.00
?eutucHy Corn L?60
mail from an old re
. . ???tiit.li-ti???l 35 jf?rtrtrn, encl.Mi
order. G"<>ii8 (?rompUy shipped.
GEO. *W. "WRIGHT CO. SON
IV hn'Miili' l.-mior Dralrrc
904 LightSt.. Bn'tlmoi? **. M?d
(MESA PI A KB STEAMSHIP
EGANT PASSmHiMUL 8T-AMMR8
"OOLDHKA" AMD i A."
; For OIJD POINT ( OkfPORT and NOR
i'( -I_K. VA.
St-Muuars leave l.al;im??re dally (ei
j ?rep* ?aaaay) at 6:M P. M.. anu leave :
Old Poiat Usai or t at G:00 A. M and!
I XorfolK at T:00 A. M., whore couaev.
tlc_ is made with the Rail Lines (er
all points South.
**Yerk River I Ane."
T-LBQANT PA96-XOKR STEAMER
For WHJ9T POINT and RICHltOND.
Stammer learee Baltimore Tuesday
Thursday and Snturday at ?"> 1^ M. and
arrive West Point at 7:45 A M., and
Richmond at 9:20 A. M.
Steamers call at Gloucester Teint
Cloment's Clay Hank and Allmorid's.
STFAMKRS LKAVE BALTIMORK
FROM PTER9 18 AND 19 LIGHT
Through Tickets to all points may
be secured, baRRai<re checked and Btato
rooms reserved from the City Ticket
Offices, 119 F. Baltimore street. AR?
THUR W. ROnSON. Afrent, 127 F 'Bal?
timore atreet, or the General Offices,
Licht and Lee streets, Baltimore, Md.
H. J. CHISM.
Oenl. Pasa. Ad
hasT Pass. Art.
FIGHT F0<1 INCREASE
WASHINGTON, D. C. Special.?
?. few 1.
?und by t
ratified by th?.- Benal
W i 11
I 'lid. r the n
Th<* follow In th-> num?
1 : Id:ih<>. 1 : Uli.?
1 : X'
i: Oklahoma, 1;
TAFT OPENS UP
?IAMBI'S, O, Special.?Before
. that ti:
that it \\ ? .vith
ci;! l and social union to the great ad
the President, fre
: tly Inten applause and
rs, Ik hi ' ? attention "f the
vast throng irly tin hour.
go 1 subn
ment which 1 had
mail.' with th? executive authoritl? -
Canada, by which, aubject to the ap?
proval and action of ? and the
Parliament, the tariff of
each country against the products and
manufactures of the other is to be
modified and reduced according to the i
schedule set forth as part of the ?
> ment." he said.
CXIUHi Hl KNED.
' DOVER, ENGLAND, Special.?Af?
ter a nlnety-ala hour battle with th?
flamea the cargo in th?- hold of the
ilan liner Lltuanla araa atlll burn**
ing. while the vessel stood off
this port and tu^s laid by read) !??
take <>ft" the crea ry? The
Lituanh* carried a mlscell
g much combustible stuff.
Th.- sailors thought they had the
tire extinirulshed ght. but
m?diat *ly after they < ? ased
i Into the hold, it broke ??'it SgS
CHILD IS BUatNBD.
RICH M o N I'. V a. S pec I at?
the C'othlng ..lie. the I
i il:? Decatur street, ignited,
flames communicating to her :
hands, which wer? burn<ed.
The agonised cries of the little
attracted her mother, who wss In
adjoining room, and tin* blase
smothered, but not until practically
all of the clothing was burned from
? ?hii?i-s i was
DUT ES AND NUDE TO JKKYLL IS
S WICK. GA., Special? When I
' ?rmerly ?
h In the dln
Ata! | to the wharf
?00 yards away, between two lines
jrp-ectstors. who cheered.
l?ri?'.. 1 a'
i h e
rd the i
rd ami !.
t the invitation of Edwir
l will be
< III MISTS III \K TAI
Mej several phn.?-.
fraud la the
ry to discover such by
<?rs were elected as follows:
President. Andrew Robertson; Vice
?dent. Dr. Robert Loving; Secre
?ary-Treasurer, A- M. Forrester;
nbershlp Committee?H. L. Da
W. N". Hamlet, II. Froehllng;
?.liing and Literary Committee?W.
1". IMidd, II. E. Ingram. E. N. E-ieklel;
Progran Commute?.? E. C. ninghan..
<\ E. McLean. A. liolenbaugh
Why suffer with distre?iiag;
's Liniment will
nerves and scat
r ?it. little rubbing.
Here's the Proof
? a hottln
. for several T?ara
it i MiaaTjr
a i l
Ark on ?? v <? r y
Sold I.y dealers In
raed : im?
ple by mall tree.
Noah Kernedv Co.,
C. A. Mitchell
MATHE WS. VA.
cl I 4M AND HOT WATER HEATING
i anks, Towers, Windmills and Pumps
Bath Room f>mmi%% of Everj Description.
ACBTTL-JTl GAS PLAM'S.
Mc Vicker Gasoline Engines
FOR ALL FARM PURPOSES.
L?rt a? make yea ssttmatr*. Csrrssnondsaee ?ae-Uslted.
Strength and Pubiic Confidence is the
Foi?iidation of Our Great Success
There is no safer depository for your funds
than The Planters National Bank,
National supervision, able.
e native, progrewive
n ?nu-ut, enormous re
Washington, 1 ' i . ?iul Now
We invite you. regard'?*-?*
o? your location, to become a
depositor ol this bank. The
facilities ?>f this ban*?
rt-sfr ctcd to
>ou can have an ac?
tivant with this great banking
institution Write for book?
let. 'B.mking t>> Majl "
i Compound bterest
Paid on Savings Atxotmts
You can do nothing wiser than to deposit your funds m this
strong Bank Send to-day for a booklet, "Banking by Mail."
JAM.ES N BOVD. Present
I i MONTAGUE , . \ H e-PreMtie.it
Kit HARD H. SMITH \',,-?? I'rt-?l.-?t and t .?.hier
R. LAT1MEK GORDON
CONWAY II (.?)RIK)\ A-., ; a I
ARTHURS CHERRY Mf- -..?.,,,,.., Department
JAM ?ES N BOYD.
J ! MONTAGI
W J WESTWOOD.
T WM Pl-MBhl*. ION
. B kosi-.NBAUM.
KICHAR1> H SMITH
Surplus and Profits (earned) . 1,300.000.00
PLANTERS NATIONAL BANK
MAIN AND TWELFTH STS. : RICHMOND,