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THIIKSDAY, OCTOBER IT. 1913
THE Journal has on han?! hand?
some lithographe?! receipts which
will he jrh'en or mailed toallpon
utors of the Democratic Cam?
These receipts will make valua?
ble souvenirs being handsomely
embossed ami having upon them
pictures ot Wilson and Marshal}
d in your contribution as ur
^ed in the appeal below at ence.
Do you want a President of the
United States who will he obli?
gated to no Other interest than
that ?f the people, and who will
place the welfare of the country
before that ot the exploiters?
If you do, you should freely
contribute your share toward the
~ucce>s of Wo?drow Wilson ? who
Is ?It; ending on you and not n:
n y :.r enemies to finar.ee the
he represents?which is
Cut out the coupon below and
mail With your contribution to
Editor Mathews Journal.
As r. believer in the progressive
?deals of government teprocnte?! in the
candidacy of Woodrow Wilson for
'President of the United States and to
the end that he may take the otXice
free-handed, untrammeled and obli?
gated to none bot the people ol the
country I wish to contribute thi ?ugh
you to be for v.- u ?led to Governor
?on the sum of ?S ... toward
the expenses of his campaign.
We have from time to time
called the attention of our busi?
ness men here to the importance
of cleaning uu the trash around
their places, especially when
there is a large crow?4 of visitors
in the county. Theie are now
many people from all adjacent
Sections here for the Fair and
surely you desire that they be fav?
orably impressed with our town.
Let us do a littie cleaning up and
present the best impression pos?
sible It is good business -policy
if nothing el^e.
We have a considerable string
of articles on the ever important
/oad question ready for print.
They are written by prominent
citizens from all parts of the coun?
ty and some of them will run ev?
ery week hereafter An article of
unusual interest by Mr. George
A. Taylor, who is an expert road
builder, who has had ?r-'at ex?
perience in the West, will run
STATE FAIR GREAT.
Gloucester Exhibit Excellent.
The session of the State Fair,
j ist closed in Richmond, ?vas ac
Ifcnowledt?ly the best in its history.
The wealth of exhibits, both of
agricultural products, of ctock
and of machinery bore eloquent
witness to the onward stride of
our old Commonwealth in all de?
partments ef indusiry. 'i he crowd
in attendance also outnumbered
that of any previous fair and the
attractions were all that could be
desired and the racing good.
Gloucester, our .sister county,
had | ureat exhibit, in charge of
Ut. L. C. Cat let t of Gloucester
C. H. It compared favorably
with any seen and was a splendid
testimonial to the advance of
Gloucester alone agricultural
lines. Neatly everything possible
to be raised in th*J section was
seen in their exhibit and of the
finest variety. Mathews and M:?l
."llesex were not represented by
The Journal will receive and
ten.it contiibuthms to the Demo?
cratic Campaign Fond, Amount
?ved l h us lar:
- ?thews Journal.$--S0 ?
?? -*?w ? -
GilbeST^, ?J. l.oo
G, E, T. L?ne.l.oo
V. V. Shipley.i.oo
N E. Miller.2.?0
John F, Hudgins..I.OO
R. L. McCrea.lv.1
W. H. V. H n Juins.1.00
Sand ? Smith Sr.2,
\V. B. Smith. 3 ?o
Total $17. jo
SAVfl D ?V HtS \v
She's s wise woman wh
what to ?lo when lier husband'** life ls<j
iu dang?er, but Mrs. R. J. Pint, Bi
tree, ia of trat kind.**She insisted on
my using Dr. King's New Discovery.*'
writes Mr. F. "for a dreadful cough,
when I as so weak my friemls all
thought f had only S short time to live
and it completely cure?! me." A ??nick
cure f?^r coughs ami colds, it is ?he
mo.-t safe and tel i ah! o medicine f??r
v throat and lung troubles crip,
bronchitis, croup, whooping cough,
quinsy, tonsilitis, hemmorrhag?ea. A
trial will (.tun nice you. 50c and Sl.O
Guarant?e?ed by all druggii
Mr. Gilbert Ditigs. the voting
orator of Lower M at hews, will
,k in behalf of the National
Democratic Ticket at the follow?
Penny, Saturday. Sept, iS, 8
p. m, Peary, Tuesday, Oct. ist. S
p. m; R. C. Brooks'store. Sa tor
lay, Oct. 5th, 8 p. m; New Point
Tuesday, Oct. S. 8 p. m; Cobbs
Creek, Thursday, Oct. 10, c, p.m.
J. K.Brooks'store, JL-aban.Thnrs
day, Oct. 3 t, ?S p. m.
A LOQ ON THT TRACK
of the fast express means serio.is trou?
ble ahead if not ?removed, so does loss
of appetite. It means lack of vitality
>f etrength and nerve weakn
If appetite fails lake Electric Bitters
quickly to o?ercomc the cause bv ton?
ing up the stotnach and curing the in
?lipest ion.jMich.icl Hi ssheimer ?<f Lin?
coln, Xeb hail heer. sick fur years hut
six boules of Klectric Putters put him
rijiht o.r? his feet again. They have
helped tboueanda. They ^ive pure
blood, strong nerves, good digestion.
Only 50c at all druggieta.
FIRES UN THE
The town hall, printing estab?
lishment of the Tidewater Demo?
crat a::d a colored man's home,
were burned about 3 o'clock last
fridav morning. The damage is
consiiJerahle and inclmles records
ot the surveys ma le for the
Hampton and Washington Rail?
The Texas Oil Company's stn
tion at Sharps Wharf was burned
last week and 4.000 gallons ?)f
gasoline and 1,000 of coal oil
SAVES LEG OF HOY.
44It seeme?! that my 14 ye?*r old boy
would have to lose his leg on account
of an i*gly ulcer caused Ly a bad
bruise." wrote I). P. Howard Aqu
X. C. "Al! remedies and doctors treat?
ment failed till we tried Bucklen's Ar?
nica Salve and cared hi*n withooebox.
Cures burns I oils skin eruptions piles.
J5c at all ?Ironists.
ROOSEVELT SHOT BY
Col. Theodore Roosevelt was
shot in the breast and slightly
wounded by a crazv man while
entering an auto in front cl Hotel
Gilpatrich in Milwaukee on M
day nicht. A large bundle of pa?
pers i robahly ptevented t he
wound being serious and he insis
ted on speakiig that niuht ac
cording to his schedule though
The assassin gave his name as
John Schtenk of New York and
aci.. ed demented on the subject
of Mr. Roosevelt running for a
Mil. B1NF0RD TO SPEAK.
Mr. J. H. Bmford, a prominent
educator and ex-secretary c>i the
Cooperative Educationa! Asso?
ciation of Virginia, will apeak at
the following plate i in behalf ?>t
the schools on the dates mention -
.1 All patrons are invited, to
I ige building, Milford Haven
r chool, Nov. j, 7:30 p. m;
New Point High School; Nov. 4,
7:30 p. m, r>' rh? [ church, Nov. 5.
7:30 p m; bmanoe' cboich, >
6. 7'Ho P. m, Kallieford school.
Nov. 7, 3 i?. m and Cobbs ( 1
sch 7. 7:3 p, m.
C ci>?u?-?^l3. ?Cr?-. ?? z^.1 \?'t.?x"?i?v <?
V'I LAj I A'
HER AUSPICIOUS CON?
The Matheus Fail i
yesterday with an average
day cfowd in attendance, The
ither was ideal and the track
in perfect conditi.jp.
(>n account of the failui
Gwynns Island baseball team to
appear the tust game of the
1 lo \V hites Net k
with a scor. ol Q to o. In or
however, t not disappoint the
crowd a picked t'-ani from the
has." ball men present played
Mobjack a match came.
CobWs Creek and Glebe teams
will play ?i ?good game of hall to?
il, iv and the winnsr olay Mobjack
for the championship tomotrow.
The 2:_5 trot and pace was
Virgiaiia Iraedworth. the fast
grey mare owned by Mr. Fre/.nch
i of Middlesex, in three straight
heats, Salina Bedw rth coming
second and making a good show?
ing considering that Qlshe |iad ?'
had case ol distemper. Albert
G. Bed worth, t!:e big brown
trotter from Stevensville, showed
good class. Timt ; 2:25, 2:27
Virginia Bed worth, Favne, 1 1 1
Sauna ftedworth, Blake, 2
Ore lia. S. aw 4 3 3
Alfred Bed worth, Vaughn. .?;
In place of the three-year-old
race which did not start a special
race was pull.d off. It was won
by Lady Chilton in two straight
heats with Pan second. I
Chilton is a daughter cf the n -
nowned Blackbird and is owned
by Mr. Blake.
Lady Chilton, Blake, I 1 I
Dan, Bland, 222
Sweet wood, S. a well, -5 3 3
The fn-?c-for-all and 2140 class
go to-day. The hand from Kil
marnock will also constitute au
attractive featuf \
SEW STEAMBOAT COMPANY.
A prospectus for the reorgani?
zation of the ?At*? (oik, York Riv?
er and Tidewater Steamboat Co.,
under the name of the Norfolk
and ridewater Steamboat Com?
pany with an authorized ca;
?on of $100.000 has been is
The idea is to merge the pros
ent York River line running from
West Point and what was the
Reedville line before the sinking
of the steamboat "West Sh :
into one company, perd?ase a
lar?;e steamboat and with the
present steamboat "York River"
keep up a regular Ireight and pas?
senger service between Norfolk
and points on r. d Wicom
jco Rivers as far up a? West Point
'For many years I war iroui?ri. lu y,
spite of all to called relhedies F i LI
At lastlfouudqekk ? iliefl Icurea
In those mild, yet thorough and H
really wonderi ul
Ipfa Seblnceelc, HufTalo, N Y. f:
25C_N?S PER GOTTLEATAILDR'JC.G-STS. ?
?????mil 1 n ? im ?? ?! 11 at m iia?iia iiiiaaiiil
C. S. SMITH, JR.
Will practice in MatheWS, a:id
adjor?ning Counties. P h o n e
Smith's office Glouceser,
O. H. PATTERSON
and Commissioner of Deeds
i N'ai hew s Count v. Va. Bills of
Sale written for vessels from ??o
tins down. Your patronage is
respectfully solicited. Address
W. H. MILLER
M at hews C. II. Va.
Notary Public and J. P.
Would go to any part of the
conntv or elsewhere, to attend
to ai.s business in his Ii ok
w m public.
T ha \ lish? d ?? gi ist
itch Penny, near 131 alces, and
will, on Tuesday o( each week,
g:ii:d corn f<;r a
Meal -ii\\ a > -> ->i band at
Dr. J. W. D. H-V>" CES,
lie wish to announce <?unMillinery?pen
il ing under a mankind t that will in
" spire confidence. <1 Vlrs. Enos and
;i, who so Mieeesl u!ly conduct
partment last vear. will this year
make a m rt to pie.
4X We invite your presence n the $rd, 4th,
5th, and dlh of October, a:? during these
daysthest ladies-will entert! n theirfriends
and impart all ti v idets in Millinery
and Suits lor the coining >e C, Do
not fail toc?me . iv customer during
these lour days will receive a valuable sou
?. ?C Come is a caller, if
not a cus? ior this occas >n.
's Dopartinem Store,
? C. 11. - - i?rinia.
We t S'koe and Remnant Sale
/fr weeks ?jet.
Xtst t Entries
outbsibc Hgncultural Hssociatton
OCTOBER IT, 18, ?9i2
IURSDAY, OCT. 17
FREE-FOR-ALL 1 ROT AND PACE, PI RSE $109.0? ?
worth, g. ni., E. T. French, Lot, V
Alfred ?;. Bcdworth b. >., S. C. Vaughn, Stesensvillte, V
>rth ch. m , 10. M. Blake, Math?
i Jim bik. g? E. M. Blake, Mathews, Va,
: ii Bed worth g. *-.. W. M. Dixon, Hudgins, Va.
11 Mai?! b. m.. ( >. O. Rhea, Mobjack, Va.
Earl o? Mobjack b. t., ?>. O. Khea, Mobjack, Va.
CLASS, ROT AND PACE, PURSE $75.00
Lady Chilton ch. m., Blake ana Nichols, Mathews, Va.
Kona b. m.. C. M. Ulano, Shanghai, Va.
Salin th ch. m., E. M. Biake, Mathews, Va.
Boy b. g.. E. M. 1 Va.
E. s. Wi'.Us b. s., Leonard Cook, Warner, Va.
.?>.?'. RI . ... M< I jack, 4'
Mill b, m.,
Alfred G. B?edworth b. s., S. C. Vaughn, tsteveusvil -, vTa.
liai T. P. br, .*-.. A. S. Hughes, Cappahosi?s, Va.
Daisy Pointer by King Pointer, L. B. I V.i
FIRDAY, OCT \n.
2:30 T-'OT, PURSE
Alfred t?. B?ed worth b. -s.. S. C. Vaughn, Stevcnsvlll . Vu.
g. s., W. M. Dixon, Uudgins, Va.
Milton Maid b. m., o. O. Rhea, Mobjack, Va.
Karl ? K !i b. s.,
lil... :'. M. l?lakc, Mathews,"
Sai g., Henry Loker, Lconardtown, Mil.
CLASS, TROT AND PACE, PURSE $72.00
Salina Bcdworth ch. m., E. M. Blake, Mathews, Va,
r. c g, J. H. P. Sea well, Zanoni, "
Dan b. g., C. M. Bland, Shanghai, Va.
Virginia I>?>v b. ?_ . . Va.
. W i Ikes b. s. Leonard Co )", Warner,
Milton Maid b. m., O. ?>. Rhea, Mobjack,
Lady Chi Iban ch. m., Biake and Nicho] Vi.
Daisy Pointer by King Pointer, L. B. Mear*, (her-: n, V..
N<^w'7y renovated. Large, !h;ht. niry rooms. Mod?
ern fireproof construction, clos?* to all e>;r |ln?ss and
boats. In tho he&i t of the shopping district ?lad
$1 Per Bay-Privilege Bath
$2 Per Day with Private Bath
TiMophono ln every room? hot nn<1 cold wat :
nlcply furnish ?/thing first ?-la.s?. As *<>od oa
you'll find in other hotels at doubl? ti:?-- price,
FREE SHOWER BATHS ON EVERY FLOOR.
? For tmbm particulars . - vrite
I l'\ W. r.\>.\ : .1. Atlantic Hotel.
; ., sil_:T.,._?T*?_.-a-ga
HAVE VOIR iff FUI CLOTHES
Mado To * *
Order * * * *
M D GET THEM // HERE lOtf CAA BE S If RE
*R*\ya\ feeling of bfilng dressed a little better
%>y than the average?pf wearing clothes that
are personally adapted and exclusively yours?
can alone be had in WanrTailored-to-Order
r clothes that arc made v' ling
?H want them and Ktted to ?our
u .*? idua] measurements.
I don't n v to lake your own measurements
. id away out of town for your purchases.
? me taking is a science, and unless excep?
tionally carel uliv handled often results in misfits.
Let US take your measurements We are
experts and make garments that tit. And what's
more we're light here at home to do it tor you.
K. W. POSTER,
Ladies' And Cent's Tailoring
Mathews, - Va
SPECIAL SHOE SALE
Beginning September _7th, and lasting for two weeks.
G. S. -MARCHAN 5 DEPARTMENT STORE,
MATHEWS - VIRGINIA.
ct_ _ 5^i a if. *__. . ?_?fc;
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? It's 1 uilt
| Domical >??-?? \<
, - -J .., ? rS>'
C?-*. <?-? . ''
It'I a r.
. tin is
. . ?ting.
, .:?(.'? of hl
i <;-1 careless.
_?,T~i2 We arc building this great
' -f] two-cycle Type **KM En
?i gine in 1 a:<d 2-cyIindcr
^???* sizes. For full description
of this an?! othertvpes ?ji si/.cs from 354
u.LU ii. r. \.i ,t_? .AXins
j 19 Gcv ..nend, Virginia
i ; f rl*x?*i, a?inJr.ills. Fatd Crin-ar?
MATHEWS MARINE RAILWAY
Equipped with a io H. P. Double Cylin ?
Steam Engine and capable of drawing : A
any boat or not more than loo t? n Lurthen
We ;uc now ready for business. A full
force of Carpenters, Painters, Riggers, Ma?
chinists, Etc., always on hand prepar-d t<
?lo any aecessarv work. Conynodms Who.
an-l large anchorage, room with good bar
COPPER /.NP BOAT PAINTS ALWAYS ON HAND
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.
M I,-TON MURRAY. Pro,..
Williams Wharf. Va.
J E W S? L E R Y
If you vyill deal here, von wilt
f-r. '. a tremendous assortment to
Select from, so th if it is always
ible to select something new
and novel It is also well to La.m
OUR PRICES ARE THE
O n t r?putation a s reliable
(ewclers i.-. tbe result of long
Mars constant endeavor to iriv'
??v?-ry customer a square deal.
Do not purchase any iewelerv
until you've given me an opnor
nn?l y to quoi <? prices.
W. d. M'LLER
?>1 F. BALTIMORE ST
H?and pleasure boats
?^ [9Fv^ viso "the
! f/r?i^r .** \* two cvcttt
! y^m^-t-v .'MarineEngines
^o?ia^/' Sixteen different size?
to meet requiiement**. in almost
any type of boat. Improved,
designs that combine power,
efficiency and reliability to the
greatest ?degree. Interchange?
able parts. Guaranteed in con
struction and ability to exceed
their rated horse power.
The highest quality at
The "Globe" and ' '"EtldystoneGlobe"
l m ff roved Marine Engines are built by
Pennsylvania Iron Works Co.
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