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Alloomaauotcationashould beaddreasad to
t *? ViKutaia wiTUtxa. Irviaxtoa.Va.
Mrs. F. A. Grunhy was in Baltimore
afeaa days the paat week.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Dyke, jr.. are
visiting relativea in Essex.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Sanders are
visiting relativea near Warsaw. -
Miss Pauline C. Long left Tucaday to
spend a week with Mias Julia Palmer
at Saluda. _
Mias M. katherine Mesaick is visit
ing Miss Lela Arnes, a collegemate, at
Harrow's merry-go-round near the
Academy haa been attracting large
Mias Nanaie Leland, of Richmond,
ia guest of her aunt, Mrs. W. A.
Miss Irene Sadler, of Baltimore, ia
guest of her siater, Mrs. Harry C.
Vernon O. Willey is in Baltimore
thia week selecting stock of merchan
di8?. He will reopen his store here.
Capt. and Mrs. J. F. Bussells and
children, Mary Virginia and Page, are
guests of Mrs. Bussells' siater. Mrs. W.
L. Mesaick. _
Misses Mary and lda Lokey, Minnie
Garner and Edith Messick went on a
risliing party Friday on Capt. A. P.
Messick's boat, Daisy.
Mrs. C. O. Brooksand little daughter,
Elaie, of Baltimore, arrived last week to
spend some time with the former's
mother, Mrs. Lucy Ashburn.
Mr. and Mrs. N . G. Dunton enter
tained most beautifully Thursday even
ing of last week in honor of their guests,
Miaaes Viola Carter and Edith Dobler,
In addition to thosenamed last week.
Mrs. E. F. Garner and children, Misaea
Ruby and NanHopkins, Lulie Roek, Dr.
W. J. Newbill and F. G. Newbill at
tended Marvin Grove.
Capt. Jno. M. Gannon, of Weerns,
is delivering coal here this week, the
second load this summer. While going
up the bay Capt. Gannon injured his
foremast and had to replace it with a
Newa has been received of the ex
treme illness of little Hunter Wilder.
sou of Mr. and Mra. Eugene L. Wilder,
in Fredericksburg. His grandmother,
Mra. E. V. Wilder, expects to leave
today for his bedaide.
Mr. and Mra. E. pV George arrived
Monday to spend a while with the for?
mer's siater, Mrs. J. T. Rilee. Mr.
George is employed by one of the
fertilizer worksnear Reedvilleand Mrs.
George haa been visiting him the nast
Dr. Newlin, the Quaker eye special
tat, and his aasiatant, have engaged an
operating and a reception room at
Wharton Grove during camp. Hia
wife will be with him abo to attend to
the wanta of the ladies. His head
quarters will be at Ashburn's hotel.
Kemember the place. l,ook for his
J. P. DeBerry, Superviaing agent
for Singer Sewing Machine Co., visited
the omce here this week. Mr. Ferrell,
of Fredericksburg, who willsucceed W.
A. Taylor here, accornpanied him. Mr.
Taylor ia to be transferred to a larger
Mr. und Mrs. James Conley, of Bal?
timore, are visiting at the home of the j
lady'a >iat?r. Mrs. W. T. Barnett. near
here. Ukai dabel McGinnia, of Otto
man, is als.. rfuest at that home. Miss
Barnett gave a straw ride in honor of
the viaitora Tuesday night.
Owing to mitcarriiige of mails we
were unable to fcet Northumberland
court proceedinps i'rom lleathsville in
time for this issue. Court was in aes
sion from Monday until Wednesday
afternoon, a full account of which will
be published next week.
Dr. and Mrs. C. F. Newbill, who
have been spending the summer here,
returned to their home in Norfolk
Saturday night. They were joined by
their daughter, Miss Katherine, who
has been viaiting at Urbanna severa)
weeka. The Doetor's health hasgreatfy
Miaaes Mary Lou, Maria and Nellia
Jonea, NedaGresaitt. Hela Perciful and
Ethel Chowning, Measrs. Eail Segar.
Harding Clark and C. W. Blake, of
Urbanna, spent Monday picnicing on
thia aide. The day was divided be
tween Wharton Grove, Christ church
and our village.
Dr. Newlin, the Phibdelphia expert
eye specialist , optometrist and optician,
will, aa the reault of numerous requeats,
prolong his atay at Weems, Va., indef
initely. All persona sulfering from
headache, neuralgia, diziness, blured
vision, etc., are requested to invite
him to call. His diagonsis and exami
nation of the eyes are f ree.
Mesars. Wise and Hopkins. of New
port News, the former Republican can
didate for Congress from the First
District, and the latter Postmaster of I
that city,were here Thursday conferring !
with prominent Republicans in the dia
trict. From here they go to Mathewa
on like misaion.
A large number of our young people
frequently go to Urbanna tojoinin the
pleasures of that town. They are al?
ways accorded a hearty welcome by the
hoapitable townfolks and the summer
viaitora there. Our folks extend a like
invitation tothem to participate with
us in our aocial enjoyment and in the
"return of calls" cultivate that friend
ahip so desirable and promutive of
The present hot weather, accordmg
to Hick'a foracaat. ia to be followed by
a storm period about the 14th to the
16th. Threatening weather with
storms may be expected, followed
about the 16th to the 19th by unseaaon
ably cool weather. Seamen ; are warn
ed of aevere storms of a tropical ori
gin. We may have extreme heat
about the 22nd, and again a aeason of
cool weather. verging on the froat line
in the North.
Miases Mabel McGlnnts and Hannah
Dix were the guests. of- Miaa S. S.
Norrix one day last week. MissNorrls
is visiting Miss Sadie Barnett, n?
Irvington, this week.
Dr. Newiin was through this section
Mrs. P. J. Warren, of Baltimore, ia
visiting her parental home at CoVro
In The Good Old Summektime.
Miaa Mary J. Cooiage, of Norfolk,
is visiting the home of Dr. Bruce.
MiaseaJulia and Fannie Beauchamp,
formerly of thie place, but now of
Wilmington, Del., are visiting their
uncle, Allen Beauchamp.
Miaa Ethel Beacham, of Baltimore.
is visiting Miaa Ruth lngram.
The boya of our town are in their
Miss Pearl Adams left us this week
for her Washington home.
An Old Timer.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh D. Scott and lit
tle son, after two weeks' atay with Mra.
Scott's parenta, have returned home,
accompanled by Krs. Scott's mother
and little sister.
Miases Susie and Carrie Norris have
returned from the Summer NormaJ.
Mra. SIpes, of Baltimore, accompa
nied by a friend, iS now apending two
weeks at her old home near here.
Mrs. Carney and daughter, of. Nor?
folk, are gueata at the home of R. O.
Misse8 Nellie and Pearl Kent, after
spending a week here with their uncle,
have returned home.
Thoae who apent last week at Mar
vin Grove camp from here were Geo.
R. McKenney and family, Mra. L. E.
Brfcwn, Mra. Barnes, Mra. C. L. Degges,
Miaaes Lavina Degges and Addie
Frank Hall and brother, H. C. HaH,
of King & Queen, are apending thia
week with friends and relatives around
here. These gentlemen left here a lew
years ago and we are glad to learn they
have won auccesH in their adopbsd
county. Mr. H. C. Hall is now deptity
clerk of King & Queen county and
Frank ia still in the aawmill business.
A large barge ia loading excelaior
.wood in Eastern Branch thia week for
L. O. Towlea, our leading farnaer. ia
about half done pulling fodder and cut
ting topa and aays hia corn will run
about 10 to 12 barrels to the acra.
Miases Julia and Genevieve Eubank
have returned from Charlotteaville
where they have been attendtng the
Summer School of Methods. They
report a most delightful and succeaafu!
session, the enrollment being about
nine hundred studenta and overtwenty
states reproaented. Their many
frienda will learn wiUi pleasure that
they paaaed examinationa for profeas
ional certificntes wiUi credit.
J. B. Cralle, of tfria place, ia aick.
Mr. und Mra. R. W. Chilton, jr.f
have returned home after spending
several months in Baltimore.
Miss Nannie Pinckard spent aeveral
days here laat week visiting relativea.
Mra. H. J. Edwards and mother,
Mrs. W. E. Cox, were in Baltimore
Miss Lilian Cralle is visiting friends in,
The Misses Hopkins, of Irvington,
are visiting the Miasea Beane.
Misa Lucy Burnell and brother, Arnv
utead, and Albert Snead, of Stafforo.
County, are guests of Mrs. Harvey L.
Gresham near nere.
Mrs. S. P. Gresham and Mra. Lilian
Jett, who have been quite aick, ar?
improvingj under Dr. Oldham'a treat
Mias Lol* Haynie is home from Fred
ericksburg after a month's abaence.
Miss Lila Combs leavea Friday to
join her parenta in Stafford county for
a few weeks' visit.
Misaea Eunice and Marie Saunders
returned Thuraday from Maryland.
They were accotnpanied by their grand
mother, Mra. Kate Saundera, who will
spend some time in Lancaater.
Sheriff Chowning ia out after a apel
of a few days.
Mra. Brooks and children, of Balti?
more,- aure visiting the former's parenta.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Whittaker.
H. W. Nichols left^Monday for
Mias Susie Chilton haa returned fron.
a visit to Esaex and haa her couain,
Misa Suaie Norria of Lively, as he?
C. L. Shackelford was in Norfolk th* i
early part of thia week on business.
Jno. Wm. Thomaa is erecting a small
building near his residence which ht
expects to use as a modern home can -
E. H. Baker ia visiting his son and
relatives in New York.
Geo. Ratcliffe, of Bertrand, fracturecl
a finger while piaying base-bali aeveral
daya ago. Surgical aid was rendered
by Dr. Steuart.
Jos. Courtney suatained a heavy loss
last week by having most of hia
chickens stolen. No traces of the inf
truder have been discovered up to this
writing and probably will never be, for
the stolen birds they are things of the
Lockhart Gray, of Staunton, Va.,
ia visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Blaka
Samuel P. Greaham, of Lancaater
CodrOiouae, was the gueat of his son,
Ernest, Friday la8t.
Dr. Steuart and family, aecompanied
by Miss Fantye Blakemore, have re?
turned after a two weeks' viait to Dr.
Steuart'a parental home in Southem
Maryland. They also viaited Waahing
ton and Baltimore.
Miaa Louiae Sanford, who has been
visiting her sister? Mrs. Bruce Cotting
ham for aeveral months, left Sunday
for her home in Washington. Her,
agreeable mannera woft many warm
frienda during her atay here. We all
regret to 8ee her leave.
Miss Annie Nolley left Wednesday
for Buena Vista. Va.
Mldway Packijog Co., started . itjs
aeaaon Wednesday by putting up sotne
peachea and a few cases of tomatoes.
The heavy rainfall of July 31 at has
damaged the tomato crop severely, not
more than a half crop will be packed
this aeason from thia vicinity. The
continuous rainfall has helped the corn
crop and the, yield will be rather en
couraging to our many farmers.
Mrs. Colutnbia Wright and Miss
Emfly, of Norfolk, are visiting at the
home of Geo. Cottingham
Revival aervices will begin at Reho
both Church next Sunday. Rev. Porter
Hardy will have to assist him Rev. E.
F. Garner, of Irvington.
Kirkland Grove encampment, near
Heathaville, begins today (Friday) to
last ten days. Wharton Grove, near
Weems, will begin Friday of next week.
Rev. Mr. Harrison, of Northumber
land county, is supplying the pulpit of
St. George's Episcopal church, Freder
icksburg, during the absence of the
rector, Rev. Dr. R. J. McBryde.
The meeting at Kilmarnock Baptiat
Chureh, which began Sunday is increas
ing in interest. Dr. Thos. Dunaway ia
asaiating Paator Claybrook, and ia
drawing large crowds.
White Marsh Sunday School, which
wasclosed the first two Sundaya inthis
month, will open next Sunday at 3 p.
m. A full attendance ia deaired. Ar
rangements will be made for the ex
cursion the school expects to take soon.
Bishop Brent, missionary bishop of
the Episcopal Church in the Philippines,
has finally declined the bishopric of tha
city of Washington, one of the finest in
the gift of his church. He states that
his duties clearly call him to remain in
A very successful revival meeting
was held at White Stone Baptiat Church
the paat week. Pastor Bradley waa
assisted by Dr. Harris, of Norfolk, and
his fine sermons were a treat to all
that heard him. There were severul
additiona to the church.
Revival services are being conducted
at White Stone Methodist Church, and
from present indications promisea to be
successful. there having been several
conversions. Paator Garner is assisted
by Dr. H. E. Johnaon, of Suffolk. Va
and Rev. Porter Hardy, of Lancaster.
Wicomico M. P. Church will begin its
revival meeting Sunday aftemoon,
I Auguat 23rd. Services at 3 p. m.
every day during the week. Rev. T.
O. Crouae, D. D.. of Baltimore, will be
the visiting miniater. The second Quar
terly Conference of Heathaville M. P.
cireuit will be held at the paraonage
'Satarday afternoon, August 16th.
Rev. S. P. DeVault assisted Rev.
F. W. Claybrook in revival aervices
last week at Wicomico Baptist Chapel.
Those who were so fortunate as to hear
him were greatly pleaaed with the able
sermons he delivered and many per
sons were converted under them.
Brother DeVault endeared himself to
the people there.
In writing of his recent visit to Tide
water, Rev. W. F. Fiaher, State Evan?
gelist, had this to say in last week's
Religious Herald: "Brother F. W.
Claybrook, in Lancaster, is doing
enough work for two men, and doing it
well. His influence is feltand seen far
and near. Hia people love and admire
him and co-operate with him, but they
let him work too hard, and do not sup?
port him aa well as he deserves. My
I first visit to the famed Northern Neck
was to aid this beloved brother at Kil
anarnock. It waa a joy to be in his
icharming home, and a very great pleas
'aare to be aaaociated with such a gifted
isutd well equipped preacher. Themeet
' ing, which was held in a hall, reaulted
ia eleven profeasaons of faith. The
Bapriats at that place have a beautiful
lot, and notwithstanding they have no
organization, they will soon begin the
erectioa of a commodious house of
i woranip. Kilmarnock is a beautiful
little place, and the people know how
to make a visitor feel com for table."
Entertainment at Whealton Friday,
August2lst. Doora open 7:.'W p. m.
Town Hall. Benefit of Norwood
church. Music, tableaux, refreahments.
Admisaion 16c and 10c. A good time,
CAUGHT ON THE FLY.
I. W. Hunt, of Bowlers, has return?
ed from Littleton, Co!., where he haa
been for aome time.
The Lancaater bottling works at
"Whealton were aold at public auctioo
last Friday, Capt. J. H. Whealton be?
ing the purcbaaer.
Miss Lillian J. Thomas and Harvard
S. Holly, of Westmoreland county,
were married in Washington Saturday
by the Rev. W. S. Moss.
The Atlantic BiacuitCo., of Baltimore,
represented in this section by H. Jeter
Haydon.voluntarily went into receiver'a
hands last week. They are atill doing
buaineaa, however, and Mr. Haadon
will make his regular trip through the
Neck next week.
The annual picnic will be held on the
Vach near the mouth of DymersCreek
next Wednesday, Auguat 19th. Bathing,
boating, fishing and games will be the
amusements. A large number of citi
zens of Poplar Neck and their frienda
from other places always attend this
Those in Mantua District who fail or
have not paid their taxes for the yearl
1907, on or before the 15th of Septem
ber, 1908, will have their property
| levied on at once to aettle aame.
R. R. Dunaway, Treasurer.
1 T. H. Edwards, Dept'y Treas.
Canoe for sale.
Nolice to taxpayers.
Entertainment at Whealton.
Drs. Katz and Newlin want to treat,
REHOpOia C H U RCH.
Among the sick at this writiHg ara
Mrs.- Luther. Gappedgy, Mra. -Rileyt
Tatfey-r -.-.>t. >-">- --" ?',
' Robert Haydon returned to Baltimore,
last week, having come dowu to attend
the obsequies of bia brother.
Miaa Margaret Cartex has returned
from Baltimore, where she has been ?
Miss Bertie Pinckard, of Baltimore,
is at berparental homeat Pinckardsville
for a month's atay. Misa Nannie
Pinckard, her siater. returned to Balti?
more thia week.
Carey Rollins haa elosed out hia atore
here and ia now at the home of L. L.
Mra. R. B. Rice, who has been auf
ferin<? so long with malarial fever, is
Mrs. T. E. Brown and daughter, of
Sunnybank, viaited ? friands in this
neighborhood and tock. in the last of
T. C. Booth lost a horse last week,
Mrs. Jack Bouth was badly burned
Sam Headley, jr. is home often now
and we are glad to see his smtiing face.
It is reported that therV will be a
telephone placed in the store of Kddie
The Death Angel visited the home
of W.. I. Reamy on July 16th and
claimed for its own hia infant child,
age 4 months and 21 days. Budded on
earth to bloom in Heaven.
Miss Ruby Brent was the welcome
guest of Misa Bejssie Christopher last
week. - . *. .
Mra. R. A. Clarke is visitiing h?r
daughter, Mrs. Geo. Waddy, at Byrd
Miss Julia Kent apent laat week with
her uncle, W. C. Whaley. Miaa Julia
has many frienda here who always give
her a welcome.
Misa MamyeHanks is on an extended
visit to her Jister, Mra. W. B. Clarke,
much to the delightof her many frienda
Mrs. Vansant and daughter, of Waah
ington, are visiting W. C. and J. T.
Capt. and Mrs. B. G. Doggett, of
Weema, visited the former's aister,
Mrs. Henry Stegeman. laat week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Clarke enter
tained a few young folks on Saturday
evening laat in honor of the h?tter'a ais?
ter, Miss Hanka.
W. E. Rockwell will return to his
home Friday, much to the regret of
his many friends here.
Mrs. Mary Parron is visiting relativea.
and frienda near Mila.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Beane apent from
Saturday until Thursday of last week
with relativea at Heathsville.
Mrs. A. A. Ashburne had her mother,
Mrs. Martha Lamkin.and brother, W.
E. Lamkin, of Wicomico, and aunt,
Mrs. Sarah Owens, of Washington, as
guest for several days last week.
Misses Jennings, Estelle and Mamie
Beane, of Baltimore, are apending a
month at the hospitakle home of their
uncle, J. T. Beane.
E. J. Marsh and J. B. Bowen came
up from Taft Saturday, returning
L. W. Anderaon is building a poultry
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Marsh have re
turned from an extended visit to their
children at Taft. Mrs. Marsh was sick
Bob Lee Davis, of King & Queen, ia
visiting his parental home here.
C. W. Dawson is sawyer now at T.
J. Eubank's mill near Rehoboth.
G. M. Beane will start up his mill
again in about two weeks.
T. E. Marsh has purchased of L. T.
Buck, Weems, a nice lot of bricks for
his new dwelling.
Monday morning a young lady of thia
town came in from the hunt with a gun
in one hand and a squirrel in the other.
U and I.
Mrs. Geo. Wise and sons, Stanley,
Harry and Andrew, of Baltimore, are
down spending the summer with rela?
tivea here. They are this week visit?
ing Mrs. Willie Robinson.
Mrs. Bracks and little daughter, of
Baltimore, are visiting at the home of
Mrs. Will Haynie.
Cecil Haynie haa been quite sick for
Richard Bowles and son, Roland,
returned from Washington last week.
Among Faith believers who recently
left for Camp meeting at Federalaburg,
Md., were, Mrs. R. B. Douglass, Mrs.
Mattie Bowles, Mr. and Mre. Silas
Haynie, Mrs. Bun Ashbourn, Misses
Maud and Lela Walker, Charlie and
Miss Nealie Edwards, who has been
in a hospital in Baltimore undergoing
an operation for appendicitis returned
home last week. She is getting along
Misses Grace Edwards and Mamie
Graham, both of Baltimore, have been
down on a visit to the former's aiater,
Mrs. Chas. Neal.
Mias Daisy Wood expects to leave
this week to visit her aunt, Mrs. Perci
full near Sampsons Wharf.
Sherman Denny, of Baltimore, haa
been down on a vacation visiting rela?
"Old Lynhams," the home of thelate
R. J. Kelley, has received many im
provements during the paat month
which have addedgreatly in beautifying
it. We notice the painting of the ex
terior, white washing and cleaning
by the occupant, Phillip Davia, and
Laat Wednesday old Bluff Point
gladly and witlingly gave up the ma
jority of her young people tor Great
Neck to spend the day in picnicing.
About ten o'clock several launches took
on the merrycrowd, together with their
baskete of good thinga. After lunch the
party sailed for the plant of Bellows &
Squires where they saw many things to
I interest them and in the end found the
cook house where the cooks tfsvs them
something to refreeh them. Many
thanks for their hospitality. On their
return a storm came up and ahelter
.waa sought in the nearest port. Nev
ertheless, everyone had a good time and
-wfeWs for a repetition of the aarae in J
?the near future.
Mrs. J. W. Shehigh and two children,
Hallie and Francia, spent Friday and
Saturday in Norfolk.
Capt. and Mra. J. P. Dize and little
daughter, Viola, spent Saturday and
Sunday at Marvin Grove.
Miss Ellen Bal], of Baltimore, ia vis?
iting her uncle, C. F. Ball.
MisaCephronia Barrett is spending
some time with Mra. George Schwabel.
Mias Rebecca Harding is visiting
Miss Ina Hall has returaed home.
In reaponse to call from citizens from
Fairfields district. in Northumberland
county, a number of representative
business men of that county and a few
from Lancaster met at Reedville Wed
nesday night and effected a permanent
organization to be known as the Trans
portation Improvement Association of
the Northem Neck. Dr. J. W. Tank
ard was elected president and Wm.
Blundon secretary. Five delegates
were elected to confer with Willard
Thomson, Gan'l Manager of the B., C.
& A, R'y Co , inbehalf of a betterser
vice on that line. The delegates were
Capt. J. C. Fiaher, Wm. Blundon. W.
R. Crowder, W. H. Tignor and Edwin
Broun, who will call on Mr. Thomson
next week and make report to the Asso
ciation at its meeting next Thuraday
Mr. Malachi Thomas, of Ottoman,
who has befen ill for several months
with typhoid fever, died Monday, aged
about 60 years. Mr. Thomas was a
good citizen and for many years put his
entire time and energies to road build
ing in this county. Interment Tuesday
at the family burying grounds at the
home of Braxton Kirkham, Lively,
Rev. W. F. Dunaway conducting the
Miss Martha Christian, sister of Dr.
W. S. Christian and the late Judge
Joseph Christian, of Middlesex, died at
the home of her niece, Mr8. W. L. Wil
son, in Southtown. W. Va., on the 6th
of August, aged 72 years. Her re
mains were interred at the old Chris?
tian homestead, Hewick, near Urban?
na, Saturday. The burial aervices were
conducted at the grave by Rev. W. W.
Sisk. of the Baptiat church.
FIRE ON MAID OF THE MIST.
The large achooner-gaaoline boat,
Maid of the Mist, caught fire while on
Brusstar's Railway. near Weema,Thurs
day morning and waa aiightly damaged.
Clarence Brewington, engineer on the
boat, was in the bilge at work on aome
machinery when he struck a match to
get additional light, and vapor from
gasoline ignited, the flames apreading
rapidly. The chain waa cut and the
boat was run down in the water and the
fire extinguiahed. The Maid of the
Miat ia owned by the Indian Creek
Fertilizer Worka and ia fished by Capt.
Wes. George. Mr. Brewington waa
burned about the hands and arms, but
This village has been very much sad- (
dened by the recent death of Manoah
Balderson, oldeat aon of Mr. and Mra.
James Balderson, which occurred Tues
day, August 3rd, 1908, after two weeks'
illness of typhoid fever. He was bur
ied by the Morattico Tribe, No. 26, I.
O. R. M., of which order he waa a
member. Our deepeat sympathy goes
out to the grief stricken family and we
pray that God will heal the wounded
hearts and make them aubmissive to
Booth Eubank, wife and infant son
are spending several weeks with Mr.
Eubank's parents near Bowlers wharf.
Mr. and Mrs. Alwyn Hundley and
daughter and son, May and Alwyn, of
Fredericksburg, and Charlie Hundley,
of Montagues, are visitors at the hos
pitable home of G. W. Alliaon.
K. P. Phillips and wife.of Baltimore,
apent several days last week at T. W.
Miss Emma Meekins, of Fisherman,
arrived here Saturday to spend several
weeks at her parental home.
Mrs. S.;A. Weaver, of Fredericka
burg, is visiting her relative, Mrs. R.
S. Davis, at Tidewater.
Miss Jennie Barber, of Baltimore, is
apending the summer with her parents
Mrs. A. B. Hooe, who haa been viait
ing her sister, Mrs. F. W. Motley, for
aeveral weeks, haa returned to her
home in Washington.
Miases Margaret Headley and Ruth
Allison returned Sunday from a week's
stay with friends and schoolmates in
Ernest Brent recently apent a week
at Monaskon, the guest of his brother,
Lee Phillips and aon John, of Bal?
timore, are apending some time at Sug
Miss Lillie Balderson, trained nurse
of Sarah Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, is at
home nursing her mother, aister and
brother, who are quite sick with fever.
Misa Manye Hanks left Thursday to
viait friends and relativea at Kilmar?
nock and Wicomico Church.
T. W. Headley and wife attended the
Baptiat Aaaociation which met in lower
H. M. Edwarda, who haa been clerk
ing for H. P. Wright, returned to hia
homeat Nomini Grove Saturday on ac
count of aickneas.
The familiar face of H. B. Settle
was seen in our midat Sunday and Mon?
day of thia week.
Quite a number from thia vicinity
attended Marvin Grove last week. ?
Mrs. Webb Smith and children are
spending iowa time at her parantal
home at Suggetta Point.
Thoae on thj ?ick liat are improving
at thia writing. Katydid.
PKOTBCT YOUR EYK8.
While attending camp have your
eyes exarainad by Dr. S. Katz, eye
apecialiat. Examination free and only
a trifle for the glassea.
The Rappahannock Baptist Aasocia
tion met in annual seasioa with Zoar
church, MiddteeexCo.. July 29th. Judge
A. B. Evans. moderator, Rev. Geo.
Y. Bradley, clerk, Wm. Campbell.
Rev. H. L. Corr delivered the addreaa
of welcome, and reaponse by Rev. W. '
J. Rutherford, of Mathewa, and the
introductory sermon by Rev. H. S.
Driscoll, of Northumberland.
The doctrinal sermon Thuraday waa
by Rev. F. W. Claybrook, addreaa by
Rev. R. D. Garland, and an addreaa by
ex-Governor A. J. Montague on Foreign
Friday Rev. B. C. Hening. of the
Education commiasion, apoke.
Welcome Grova Church, Richmond
County, waa selected as next place of
meeting, Rev. R. H. Rudd to preach
the introductory sermon and Rev. H.
J. Goodwin to preach the doctrinal
WE DON'T EXAGERATE,
When we tell you that
yon can save an average
ol 25 per cent od your
mercbaodise by boying
Irom as duriag this price
Itistrue. On aorae things
you can only save from 15
to 20 per cent, on others
from 26 to 30 per cent, and
on others again from 40 to
60 per cent.
You can be surc when matiog
i biil with ns lor $20
worth ol merchandise
yoa have lully
This ia not only talk, but
ia a fact and we can prove
to you. When intending
coming try not to put it off
to long aa thinga are going
rapidly and we want you to
have an equal ahare.
KKH AND BID8 FOR WOOD.
All wishiog to make application for
positions as teachers of the various
schools in White Stone diatrict, Lancas?
ter county, Va., will send same in on
or before Friday, August 14th, 1908.
Bids wanted to furnish wood to the
different achools in the district.
D. R. James. sr.,
White Stone, Va.
FOR YOUR EYE8.
THE OLD AND RELIABLE EYE
Specialiat, Dr. A. R. Cohen. well
known throughout the Northern
Neck, will be once more with you at
the Camps to attend to your eyea.
(Eyea Examined Free.l
Remember the old place. Look for
AT WHARTON GROVE.
The great Baptiat encampment, near
Weema, Lancaster county, will be held
this year one of the greateat religious
meetings ever in Eastern Virginia. In
connection with the Annual Encamp?
ment of ten daya, beginning August
21st, there will be held a
SUNDAY SCHOOL 1MSTITUTB.
This work will be conducted by three
of the most experienced Sunday School
Workers of the South. Rev. Chas. G.
Dilworth, D. D., Rev. H. C. Moore and
N. B. Broughton. You cannot afford to
miss this. Each Sunday school is
urged to send paator and three delegates
who will get special rates, and asked to
turn out m body if possible each day.
Sunuay afternoon and Tuesday. Wed
nesday and Thursday are days the in
stitute will be in session. Besides the
able divines already named Dr. H. M.
Wharton will be present and others, in
cluding local preachers.
Write Rev. F. W. Claybrook. Kil?
marnock, forany information desired.
?N EXPERIENCED BOOK-KEEPER
wanta poaition. Cangive reference
and ready to atart to work imme
"L," Whealton, Va.
We keep constantly on hatd 4,5, and
6 lnch cypreas shingles at lowaat prlce*
W. A. Dam?ox A Bao.. Weema.
aiEARLY FIVE- AND - A - HALF
M acres good shore on Mosouito
Ia Point on which is planted about
7,000 bushels shells with good catch of
oysters, for sale on reasonable terms.
Some of the oysters of marketabie
size. W. P. tafVLLEN,
TO MEBCHANTS. CANNEBa
AND BOAT OWNKRS
Buy your coal nll, gaaolloa oil
and lubrlcatlng olls from us. We
guaraotee full meaaura, and low
eat wholeaale prloaa. Large ware
bouae and complele atock. We
pay caah for empty otl harrels
W. A. DAMEBON k RKO ,
Agent Btandard Oll Co.,
Valu? of Plant, $100,000.
In succeaaful operation 18 years; has trained over 1,600 stadents for Colletre
Univernty or business life. Work endorsed by over thirty collegee and universi
ties. 302 degrees conferred upon atudents trained at the Academy
1 wenty-two degrees conferred thia year on students prepared at Randolph
?? 'Qy wj8h your son to be prepared quickly and thoroughly for Col
lege, University or business life, under wholesome Christian influence and at the
lowest nosaible cost. address for catalogue and further information
E. SUMTER SMITH, Principal,
Bedford City, Va.
PwJLS*^*n' Sl M,a8V,n ?rIn^' ?; Heathsville, Va., for'the past two seasiona
lior? 'hL LS? u ^ "'e0.8^001- Wl" teach at the R. M. Academy next aes
???." k^ ? ? je P,?asure in representmg personally the school to anv that
may De interested.
The Blackstone School for Girls
Haa since 1894 Rlven "Thoromrh Inatroctloa under posltlvely ChrlMtian
intlaencea at the leweat possihle cosVT
RESI'LT: It Is to-day with Its faculty of 32. its student body of 403,
and Its plant worth $12.r>.000
The Leading Training School for Girls in Virginia
SIBO pays all chargea for the year. Includlnp table board. room.
lighta. ateam heat. laundry. medical attention, phyaical culture. and
tultion In all aubjecta except muaic and elocutlon. For catalogue aud
appllratlon blank addres8
JAMES CANNON. Jr., M. A.. Prioctp*!, BUck?t.?. Vm.
FWI ME*. aSMAM.VA.
l>rli(rtiifnl ?i<1 hratthfnl looa
tlon, lf. imlf? ncrih of Ki<-liiiiund.
Pr?ut;fnl r?uipae. M?lrr*t<<
ibircn owliig to rndowmcutm.
?. ?. ?Urkw.ll. ?.?., I.I..P. . rrw.
1 ItOAICIHVti S< HOOL POR
<illU,t*. W \TKltVIKW, VA.
The Seventh annual aeasion opens,
October 1st. 1908; closes May 31st,
1909. Patronage aolicited. For par
MRS. E. B. DAVIS.
A IIOMK SIIII.OI. FUR CilHl.v
SpeclaLattcution to Mut>i<-. Arfami Pbvaical
Traliiiuic throutfh entire -? lu??>:. Hinntumc
catalofue for ibeaakina*.
MIS8 I'AMRIK I.KK lAMI'ltKl.l.. Prlu.
Virginia Polytecbnic lnstitute.
(State Agricultural and Moc.banical Collejrc >
AT IIUCKsli, iii.. VA.
Kitty in Initructi>ra. tborouirbly cquippod
Shops, I.M?K>rut?>ru'?. intl InnTmary. BiwaflB
lu-uting- and electric lbfht* in uorinttoriea.
I.ibrary 10.UU0 voiumes. Karin of 1.100 acrea.
IK*irrre oouraea ia Agriculturc. Hortlculture.
Applied ObemUtry. Am>iied Oeolpjrjr, Clvll,
Miumtr. Meobanioal and Elet-trlcal Knirineer
ing*. Metallurtry aud Metalloirntpby. und Pre
paratory Veteriuary Medicine.
SCHOOL liniiKKILUKAL AI'I'REN
Total coat of seaaionof niae moutha. im-lud
Ing tuition and other feea board. waobiuir.
uuiforma. mcdical attendance, et?\. S^tf.m.
i;?>at of State atu<l(uits.amt.SO.
Tbe next a^aalon open* Si?lu*??Uj, 8?p
Ku>i.?r 23rd. 1UUK.
PSCL li. lURHINflEK. M. I).. ].. I.. 1> .
Best Educalion at lowest Rates.
ll?irlln((.r?rii tuOld \ IriclnU Kehool.
A aeleet taora? acbool. lil>rlt utandard* of
Colleg-e. I'reoaratory and Kinishuitf <'ours?-s.
MiiMii- and Kloi-utlou. Cultured factllty. t'ol
leare Wraduatea, tlealth record uuexcelled.
Tennla, boatlutr, l?aaket-l?all. KaU-a fU7.riO
?tauUarda at tbe lowost |K>ssii>h rate. ln'be
Oost aoctal and moral atmospbcn-. |>ar?-nt? will
flnd no school auperior.
Cataloirue on nvjtn-st. Addreaa
REV. E. H. ROWE. Pres.,
Bai 540. Bowllag tireea, Va.
WILLIAM AND MARY,
WlbLlAMSBURO, V A.
Two hundred and fifteenth session be
gins September 17th, 1908. Buildings
renovated and newly equipped, lighted
with electricity and supphed with pure
artesian water. Two coursea: (1) Col
legiate Course leading to the degrees
ofB. A., M. A. and B. S. (2) Nor
mal Course: Tuition free and board
at reduced rates. Send for catalogue.
LYON G. TYLER,
President. M. A., LL. D.
Wboleaalaand BetaulDealer lo
Mea's, Baya' aad taildren's Bead)
Made Clvthlag, UentH' FurnUh.
iag tiooda, Trunks, Yaliges
aad l nibrella?.
atarket Corner, Fredericksburj?, W
EDWARD AKERS' SOR,
6 ? 8 E. Pratt St., BALTIMORE, Mli
Clocka and Optlcal Goods.
Wausbes from 11.86 up.
Solld Oold Cuff Muttous. 12.60.
?* ** Stud " 1.60.
?? M BcarfPlna. 1.00.
Boat Alarm Clocka from 70 oU. up.
Ail ourgoodt ara iruaranteed to glvesatla
lactlon. Watch. Olook and Jowelry repalrtuK
A FOUNTAIN PEN FOR $1.
Wm are making a Special Summer
Ofter of a 14 karat Gold Fountain Pen
for$l post paid.
Fine, Medium or Stub Points, usual
price #1.50. Satisfaction Guaranteed
or money refunded.
Send the dollar today.
Charles und JLoiubard Street.,
IF ABOUT TO USE
WALL PAPER OR PAINT
Write us for samples and pricea.
We have a limited number of
bundles of Wall Paper, 15 aa
sorted rolls to bundle, for 25
cents. Add 25 cents forfreight.
ADAMS' BOOK STORE,
1 have juat returned from Balti?
more, where I laid in the largest
and best stock of the famous
Banning Buggies, Runabouts,
Cartsand Surnea. Also harness,
waccons, neta, whips, apreads
and other things ao necessary to
to those with horses.
Every article guaranteed and
prices in keeping with the most
reasonable and cheapest when
durability is considered.
Call and inspect my stock. It
always gives me pleasure to show
f riends what is being used whether
they buy or not.
H. D. McNAMARA,
White Stoae, Va.
NEW DRY CELLS.
Columbia RedTops, Epeci
ally made for Manne Gaso
lene Engines, gives the
best service of any battery
we can buy. Fresh supply
always on hand 25 cents
Also engine auppliea al?
ways on hand.
WHEN THINKING OF BUYIMG
Preaenta for uu\ occaalon
JEWELRY. SILVERWEAR, GIOCKS,
Kt?? are always appropriate.
Soh.l Goid Ladiea' Watcbea (Rlg-in or
Waltham , Price, $15 Uo
Soltd Qold Men'a Watcbea, Price. ? uu
Qenuine Diarcond Rinra at 10 00
Also clusters n. comoination witb Kubiaa.
Kiucrulds, Turquoiae, etc.
Our line of SolldOold King-a ia tbe laryest m
Baltimore. We are headquartera for Soliu
are a apecialty witb ua. We would aujtirest
Silverwear or Clocka. Handaome Cuokoo
Clocka $5. SSllver Sugar Spoona and otber
amall piecea as low aa |1. A apecial astort
meut of beavier plecea from SS to $&.
Our watcU repair department ia under tbe
experta. Leonard k Co. Send ua your repairx
and tbey wlil receive prompt attention. All
work iruaranteed for one year.
WM. J. MILLER,
28 E. Balto. St.. BALTIMORE, MD.
Judge Jno. C. Ewell. Prrsident. (No. 5890.) Howard O. Rock, Cashier.
L. E. Mumpord, Viee-Preeident L.T.Rock, jr., Astistant Cashier.
Additionai Directors: J. F. Bellows, W. L. Messick and J. H. Whealton.
THE LANCASTER NATIONAL BANK.
Oeposits Solicited, Negotiable Paper Discounted.
No buiounts too small for deposits, and every one should palroni/.e thia home
lustitution by opening an account. Interes* paid on time deroiits. All business
committed to our keeping held in strict coLfidence.
Sank ooen from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. except Saturdays Saturdays from 9 a. m to 12 no.