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Rav. J. O. HustEK, Paator.
Irvington. First and Third Sundays. 11 A.M.,
Seotnd and Fourtb Sundays, 8 P. M.
White Stono. First aud Thlnl Sundays,31*. M.,
Second and Fourth 8undays.lt A. M.
Asbury (Fleeta' Island), Second Sunday, 3 P.
M.; Third Sunday. 8 F. M.
Pcplar Ncok, Fourth Sundav, 3 P. M.
Wealey, Firat Sunday. a P. M.
Rav. W, L. Wark, 1'astuh.
White Marsh, 8econd Suuday,3P. M.; Fourth
Sunday. 11 A. M.
BdKoly. Second Sunday, 11 A. af.; Fourth Suu
day, 3 P. M.
Rchoboth, Firat Sunday, 11 A. M.; Third Sun?
Illuff Polot, Flrsi Sunday, 3 P. M.; Third Sun?
day, 11 A.M.
Kllroarnock Firat Sunday, 7:00 P. M.; Third
Sunday. 7:00 P. M.
Mlla, Fouitij Sunday. 7:0uP. M.
Rav, F. W. Clatbhook. Paator.
rrlnartoji, Socond and Fourth Sundays, 3:S0
P. M.; First Sunday, 8 P. M.
Wicomico, Firat and Third Sundays,11 A.M.
Ktlmarnook. Second and Fourtb Sundays,
11 A. M.
Bluff PotnT Chapel, Third Sunday. 3:30 P. M.
Urent'a HalU(Kilmarnock), Second, Fourth
and Flfth Sundays, 7:30 P. M.
Weema. Third Sunday, 7:30P. M.; Flfth Sun?
day, 11 A. M.
Rev. C. A. Ham.. Pastor.
Whlto Stone. Flret and Tfaird Sundays. 11 A
M.;Second and Fourtb Sundays,8 P. M
Flects Ialand. Second and Fourth Sunduyt*
11 A.M.: First aud Thlrd Su ndayB.;( P. M
Rkv. W. F. Diinaway, Pastor.
Providenoe, First Sunday, 11 A. M.; Third
Sunday. 3 P. M.
Lclianon. First Sunday, 3 P.M.; Third Sunday.
11 A. M.
Corrotoman. Second Sunday. 11 A. M.; Fourth
Sunday. 3 P. M.
Nonrood. Hocond Sunday, 3 F. M.; Fourth
Sunday, 11 A. M.
Moorclaud, Third Sunday, 8 P. M.
Rev. L. R. Combs. Rector.
White Chapel,First and Third 8undays.ll A.M.
flertrand Chapel. Third Sunday 7:30 P M.
Trlnity. S?cond and Fourth Sundavs. 7:30 F. M.
Urace, Second Sunday. 11 A<- M.; Fourth Sun?
day, :i P. M.
Wicomtoo. 8econd Sunday, 3 P. M.; Fourth
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HfThe date on the label of your paper
shows the time to which your subscrip
tion is paid, and is a receipt for an am
mount paid. See that it is correct.
W. D. Wilder waa in Norfolk the
J. B. Lawton and famiiy spent the
past week in Richmond.
Dr. Newbill took advantage of the
cold anap to fill his ice-house.
Ladies' Aid Society tonight (Friday)
at home of Mra. W. McD. Lee.
Mrs. W. T. Barnett and daughter,
Miss Sadie, are visiting in Baltimore.
Clifford Kirkmyer and Gilbert Mes?
aick were in Baltimore the past week.
Randolph Hayes, of Hampton, is
spending a few weeks at the parsonag.
Weather 'a plenty, and ice, too, to
satisfy oyster people and summer suf
Mrs. W. H. Mitchell and children, of
Westland, are visiting relatives here this
L. H. Ford and aister, Miss Nellie,
spent a part at the past week in Bal?
W. McDonald Lee was in Richmond
and Washington this week on official
H. Jeter Haydon and famiiy are
spending some time at his parental
Miss Agnes Raines, of Garrisonville,
Va., is gucst of her sister, Mrs. Eddie
T. George. _
George White was at his home in
Njrthumberland several days during
Miss Linda Newcomb, of Brookvale,
spent several daya the past week with
Miss Mary Mitchell.
Wade Croxton, ministerial student at
Richmond College, spent the holidays
at his parental home.
James Padgett, of the Southside, was
visiting his sister, Mrs. B. S. Ham
monds, the past week.
Miss B. Blanche Jones, of Urbanna,
spent a day or two the past week with
Mrs. W. McD. Lee.
J. A. Rogers spent several days dur?
ing the holidays with his son, C. L.
Rogers, at Millenbeck.
Among the racent sick are: Mrs. B.
L. Willing, Mrs. Annie Trible, Loyola
Leland and Mrs. H. R. Hudson.
H. O. and L. T. Rock, jr., spent a
couple of days at their parental home
at Litwalton during the holidays.
Nuell Hope, of Randolph-Macon, was
visiting his college-mate, Turner Bus
selts, here dnring the holidays.
Charlie Callis and "Bill" Marchant,
of police boat James River, were home
from the Potomae for the holidays.
Mr. Newton, of Lawson & Newton
marble works. Norfolk, was in this sec
tion Friday and Saturday on business.
Miss Bertha Christian, of Portsmouth,
and Miss Mary I'Anson, of Norfolk,
spent last week with the Misses Brew
The Sunday school entertainments at
the Baptist and Methodiat churches
here last week were well attended and
Harry and W. W. Broaddus spent the
holidays at their parental home at
Warsaw. They were accompanied home
by their sister, Miss Eva, a popular
central operator in the N. N. Telephone
Co.'s office at that place.
Mr. and Mra. Frank L. King spent
laat week in North Carolina, Mr. King
returning Monday and Mrs. King
stopping over in Norfolk.
Fred C. and Lacy Kirkroyer, of Bal?
timore and Chestertown, Md., reapcc
tively, spent part of the holidays at
their parental home here.
In our last iseue we said W. H. Ford
had eharge of the construction of
Marbry Hopkins' new house when we
should have said W. T. Jones.
Misses Grace and Rubenette Lee and
William Haynie left Sunday midnight
on steamer for West Potnt and Rich?
mond, returning to their schoola.
Geo. B. Tennant and daughter, Miss
Louise, left last week, the former on
business in the north and the latter to
visit at Annapolis and other places.
F. G. Newbill attended the Phi Kappa
Sigma banquet Friday night at Oid
Point. He was in Essex the first of
this week on professional duties.
A Xmas box of turkey, butter,
apples, etc, from prolific oid Rocking
ham was received by the editor's fam
ily from their friend Mrs. Geo. B.
Ja?. Southard and famiiy have moved
from Essex county to the home pur
chasvd last year from Dr. W. J. New?
bill and occupied until recently by
Mr. and Mrs. W. McD. Lee. W. R.
Rowe and Misses Pauline Long, Ruby
Smith and Grace and Rubenette Lee
were in Norfolk Thursday night to hear
the oratorio "Messiah".
Harry G. Waters returned Wednes?
day from Baltimore where he spent the
Christmas with relatives. He brought
back a handsome automobile purchased
by himself and Gilbert Messick.
An advertisement is to a merchant
very much what sowing seed is to a
farmer. It may take a little time for
the resulta to become apparent, but
they are sure to come. The wise far?
mer is not niggardly with his seed, nor
the wise merchant with his advertise?
"Richy" Riley, Geo. Lokey and little
T. J. Dix received bibles Sunday morn
ing at the Methodist Sunday school for
not having missed a Sunday's attend
ance during the past year. As the
pastor remarked, it is the first school
of his acquaintance where the girla
were outdone by the boys.
The Village Critic?(looking at the
debris about the floor of the poat office
on Monday morning?stumps of cigars,
ejected chews of tobacco, the juice of
the same widely spattered over the
floor and stove, peanut hulls, bits of
unsmoked cigarettes, etc.) "I wonder
what the men would say if a dozen
ladies had sat about here Saturday
eveuingand left thia dirt?"
The Other Man? *"1*11 pick me a wife
over the river. These ladies are not
CAUGHT ON THE FLY.
Robt. L. Moody has been appointed
position at Bowlers lighthouse.
M. L. Bristow has been appointed
a postmastcr at Locust Hill, Middlesex
J. S. EfTord, of Richmond county,
was in Richmond and Baltimore the
Ditaon Powell, attending medical
school in Baltimore, is at his home in
Middlesex for a few days.
T. J. Downing and W. B. Sanders,
attorneys of Lancaster, were in Rich?
mond this week professionally.
The Norfolk steamer Saturday night
was crowded tooverflowing?our people
going back to their school dutiea after
Nelms Hotel, at Heathaville, caught
fire last week from a defective flue;
about $20 damage, which was paid by
the N. N. M. Fire Ass'n.
The Galilean Fishermen and several
other colored beneficial orders have not
been licensed, and are forbidden by
Insurance Commissioner Button to do
Messrs. Casper Marston, of Baltimore,
and Archie Palmer, of New York, with
other members of the family, reached
Middlesex Wednesday to be at the
obsequie8 of Mr. Marston's mother.
No change of schedule of Md., Del.
& Va. Ry. Co. 's steamcrs for the Rap?
pahannoek river is contemplated for
the near future. Three steamers per
week will continue to Fredericksburg.
Among the passengers on steamer
Calvert Saturday night returning to
their school duties after spending the
holidays at home were: Miss Elma
Jones, Chas. Taylor and Carey Jones,
of Urbanna, and Miss Fannie H. Rob
inson, of Nuttsville.
The financial failure of Mr. G. Milton
Sydnor has cast a gloom over our com
munity. Mr. Sydnor has been one of
our most public-spirited citizens, and
for a number of years has conducted a
large canning and brokerage business.
He has lost every thing and in his great
trouble he and those who are losers by
his failure have the sincere sympathy
of our people. Amount of liabilities
not known. ?Northern Neck News.
Among those coming to Lancaster
and Northumberland to spend the holi?
days were: Rev. Way land F. Dunaway,
jr., of Waverley; Mr. and Mrs. Clar
ence Dunaway, of Richmond; Beverley
Broun, of Charleston, W. Va.; Miss
Hallie Broun, of Baltimore; Ralph and
Cyrus Chilton, of the Virginia Polytech
nic Institute; Miss Lillian Stoneham,
of the Peabody Institute, Baltimore;
Archie Beane, of Randolph-Macon Col
lege; Miss Margaret I. Henderson, of
Crewe, Va.; Fred D. Brent, of the
Medical College, Richmond; Prof. H.
Mason Brent, Stuart Snead, and Taylor
Slaughter, of Randolph-Macon Acad
emy, Bedford; George Walker, of
University of Virginia, Charlottesville;
A. Jack Brent, of Richmond, and
Harper Brent, of Urbanna.
BIG PRICES FOR FISH.
One regular size box Rock, Perch and
Eels shipped December 21st by C. W.
Hurat, Lynhams, Va., to Jno. M.
GresaittCo., Baltimore, nettcd $34.35.
Lloyd Dunton left Wednesday for
Boston, where he haa gone to accept a
Mrs. C. S. Dunton is quite sick at the
home of her son, E. C. Dunton, near
Mias Irene Davis, who is taking a
business course in Norfolk, was home
for the holidays.
J. L. Humphreys and family and
M. F. Ficklin and family have moved
away, the former to Newport News to
reside and the latter to Farnham.
Miss Kathleen White, student at
Bowling Green. spent the holidays at
her home here. She was accompanied
homeby MissQueenHolman, of Arizona,
G. B. Holbrook and family spent the
Christmas with their relatives, the
Demby's, at Smithfield, Va.
Among those from a distance who
spent the holidays here, we note the
following: Prof. Brent from Wicomico,
Ralph and Cyrus Chilton from Blacks
burg, Miss Lola Haynie from the Ialand,
Archie Beane from R.-M. College, Miss
Mildred Brent from Wakefield, Va.
Miss Lila Combs is making an ex
tended viait to her friend. Miss Julia
Moncure, near Stafford Courthouse.
Dr. and Mrs. Oldham spent several
days during Xmas at the former's
parental home near Emmerton.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Pinckard en
tertained quite extensively Xmas.
Among the guests we note the families
of Dr. Dunaway, T. J. Downing,
Roswell Broun and H. P. Hall.
Dr. Moncure spent the holidays with
his famiiy in Fredericksburg.
A. merry crowd of young folks as
sembled on Friday night last in the old
Phukard hotel and merrily danced "the
old year out and the New Year in."
Xmas passed away quietly with al
most zero weather. We did have,
however, some sport duck shooting on
the Rappahannock with a guest of Mr.
E. S. Dobyns. We wound up the holi?
days with a fox chase with the Lively
and Merry Point sports, and after a
pretty chase caught Mr. Fox alive in
an old ice house near T. J. Downings'
home. We will have a second chase in
a few days with the same long-tail
Mr. Russell, of this place, received
from S. M. Lyell & Co., of Baltimore,
$22.25 net for four turkeys.
The oyster business is much improved,
raw-box stock bringing $4 per barrel
and plants 45 to 55 cents here.
Skating was indulged in around
Swance last week until two young men
cracked the ice with the backs of their
skulls trying to beat some well trained
girls. Well, such is life, if you don't
Wishing all a happy New Year and
success, I am Dick's Own Choice.
The Board of Stewards of Lancaster
Circuit at recent meeting elected for
the year 1909 and 1910 T. W. Christo
pher, chairman; W. G. Beane, treasurer;
W. A. Dize, secretary, and appointed
the following class leaders to assist the
stewards in their work: S. C. Hall,
Marry Boswell, O. J. Shelton, John
Anderson and G. L. Sanders. The
paster's salary was raised $50 over the
Mias Lavenia Degges is now visiting
herparents, Rev. and Mrs. C. L. Degges.
On the Cbristmas tree at Merry
Point chapel was a pair of gloves with
a dollar in each finger for our pastor,
Rev. W. L. Ware.
Mr. and Mra. Jno. Iley returned to
their home in Pittsburg Monday, ac
companied by the lady's sister, Miss
Inez Carney, after spending the holi?
days with her partnts, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Misses Lummie and Ethel McKenney
spent Saturday and Sunday with their
aunt, Mrs. T. J. Dix, at Irvington.
Rev. C. L. Degges, who has been in
disposed for some time, is now improv?
Just before Xmas some one went in
the oyster house of L. O. Towles &
Bro. and stole about eighty gallons of
good oysters. They entered the building
by breaking a window pane and opening
the door. A. B. C.
Miss Alice K. Blakemore is visiting
relatives in Baltimore.
J. iE. Blakemore was in Baltimore
last week on business.
Miss Ethel G. Owens is visiting Mrs.
W. H. Warren this week.
We wish the Citizen a prosperous
New Year. May this be its banner year
Mrs. Geo. E. Lewis is visiting her
parental home at Saluda.
Mrs. E. T. Schools and children
spent last week with relatives in
Miss Rosie M. Doggett, who has been
sick for some time, is slowly improving.
Geo. E. Lewis visited friends in
Middlesex last week.
Thos. Harris was the guest of his
daughter, Mrs. R. W. Doggett, last
Mrs. G. O. Howeth, of Corrotoman
Point, spent the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Towles,
Mrs. C. P. Palmer, of Fleeton, is the
guest of Mrs. P. D. Stevens this week.
The three children of Mr. Lawson
continue very sick and are under the
care of Dr. Steuart.
Mrs. T. F. Warren spent the week
end with Mrs. J. W. Pierson, near
Rumor has it that wedding bells will
ring in this vicinity shortly. Cupid will
play his game some times.
Mra. Edward A. Ashburn is very ill
with pneumonia, but her condition is
thought to be slightly improved at this
Miss Lillian Sadler has had as her
guests during the holidays her friends,
Mias Dunlevy and Miss Sadler, of Mid?
Christmas entertainments were held
in each of tbe three churches here dur?
ing the past week.
Berkley Gaines is quite sick with
pneumonia. Dr. Newbill is attending
him. Little Cora Bryant is also just
up from a spell of bronchial pneumonia.
Mra. J. C. Owena returned to her
home in Norfolk last week, after spend
ing some time at the home of her
parents, Capt. and Mrs. B. G. Doggett.
Edwin Ashburn spent the holidaya in
Bar.imore and other points ia Mary land.
The family of Lewis Fogg, of Tay
lor's Creek, will move thia week to the
place owned by Jerry Ashburn, he hav
ing removed his family to the dwelhng
formerly occupied by Thomas Hudg
ings. We are glad to welcome Mr.
EoRg and family in our community.
Miss Cornelia Dameron spent the
holidays at her home here.
Julian Cockrell, of Miskimon, was in
this vicinity recently.
Will Ashburn, 16 year oid son of Ed. A.
Ashburn, returned some weeksago from
Europe, having been absent several
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Kyle, of Stone
Harbor, N. J., and Harry Marston, of
Baltimore, spent the holidaya with Mrs.
Kyle's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Mrs. W. H. Ford, of Irvington, spent
Monday afternoon with friends here
and attended the lecture at night.
Mr, and Mrs. Eddie Bush, of Balti?
more, have returned home after spend
ing some time with the former's sister,
Mrs. L. R. Clarke.
Little Miss Evelyn Booth, of Tipers,
is apending some time with her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Haynie,
at this writing.
Miss Fannie H. Robinson has re?
turned to her duties as teacher in North
Carolina after spending the holidays at
her home near here. She was accom
panied home by one of her pupils, Miss
Grace Simpson. Miss Fannio's absence
is very much regretted by her many
friends, who are always glad to wel
come her in the neighborhood.
Miss Gladys A. Toleman and brother,
Alfred, have returned to their home at
Ocran after spending some time with
relatives and friends here. They were
accompaniad home by Harold Pinckard,
who has been spending some time with
friends here, Miss Gladys is a very at
tractive young lady and she made many
friends while in this neighborhood who
regret her departure.
Wayland Booth was in this vicinity
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Headiey were
the guests of the latter's sister, Mrs.
Virginia Luttrell, one day last week.
Miss Helen Hudnall has returned to
open her school again, after quite a
long delay owing to the sicknesa and
death of her grandfather, James Hud?
nall, who died December 19, 1909. Miss
Helen's absence in this vicinity has been
much regretted by her many friends who
are delighted at her return.
We are sorry to hear of the illness of
"Brother" William Marsh and we hope
he may soon recover.
The Christmas tree and entertain
ment was postponed from Saturday
night until Monday night on account of
the 8tormy weather.
Those on the sick list, but all tmprov
ing, are: Mrs. M. J. Squires, Mrs. R.
L. Longworth, Mrs. J. S. Long, the
infant child of M. N. Tadlock, and
Miss Leah Toleman.
Miss Pearl Hurley, of Urbanna, is
visiting the Misses Bellows, who gave
a very enjoyable social Saturday from
8 to 11 p. m., in honor of their guest.
Among the many entertaining and en?
joyable features were several songs by
Miss Nina Bellows. The game of mem
ory in which Miss Helen Blizzard won
first prize and J. Alfred Toleman the
booby prize, and several piano solos
by Misses Ola Huraphreys, Fannie Bel?
lows and Mrs. Lucy Tadlock.
Milton Clark and W. L. Bellows
spent several days in Baltimore during
Clarence Squires has just arrived
home from a trip to North Carolina,
Norfolk and Baltimore.
Lloyd Squires gave an oyster roast to
his many friends last Friday night.
E. B. Squires is in Baltimore thia
Mr. and Mrs. N. K. Davidyan, who
have been visiting the latter's parents
here, left for their home in Moores
town, N. J., Tuesday.
Mrs. R. E. Hayes and three children,
of Roanoke, Va., are visiting Mrs.
Hayes parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Capt. J. F. Bellows and daughters,
Misses Fannie and Nina leave tonight
to spend a day in Norfolk?Miss Nina
going on to her school at Blackstone.
We have received a number of calen
dars for 1910, some of which are very
beautiful, while others, though con
taining only the business cards of the
different houses sending them out, are
neat and ornamental. Among the num?
Chaa. M. Struven & Co., Brokers and
Commission Merchants, Steamship,
factory and machinists' supplies, Balti?
Bobler & Mudge, Baltimore, and
Irwin N. Megargee &Co., Philadelphia,
Wm. A. Burckard & Co., Inc, elec
trical supplies, Norfolk, Va.
Norfolk Coal ?& Ice Co., Norfolk, Va.
The Farmers & Merchants Bank of
Kilmarnock, Inc, Kilmarnock.
The Lancaster National Bank, Irving?
Singer Sewing Machine Co., Irving?
O. J. Maigne Co., Printers' Rollers,
Swift & Co., packers of meats, etc.,
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, 111.
S. M. Lyell & Co., Wholesale Com?
mission Merchants for grain, live stock
and produce, Baltimore.
TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION MEETING.
The Teachers' Association of Lan?
caster will meet in the High School
building at White Stone on Friday, the
7th of January, at 11 a. m. Prof. R. L.
Blanton, of Richmond, aad others will
address the teachers.
Alfred Hudnall and family moved
thia week from their oid home "Para
dise," on Dividing Creek, to Fleeton to
take charge of the hotel there.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hogan, of
Richmond, spent the holidays at the
homeof Mrs. Hogan's father at Heatha?
H. C. Rowe and Mrs. Lloyd Rowe,
of Heathaville were in Richmond, and
T. L. Anderson in Baltimore not long
O. M. Hazzard, of Iberis, visited his
friend, Miss Daisy Wood, during the
Miss Louise Corsa, who has been
quite sick, threatened with pneumonia,
is getting much better.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neal and son,
Herschel, returned home this morning
after spending Xmas with relatives
and friends in Baltimore.
Malcolm Wood visited his friend,
Miss Agnes Mills, near Wellford Wharf,
in the Xmas.
Frank and Neal Saunders are visiting
relatives and friends at Newland.
Miss Nora Powell is down from Balti?
more, spending some time with her
siaters, Mrs. Chas. Haynie and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. James Dameron, of
Mila, visited the lady's mother, Mrs.
Wm. Edwards, Sunday.
Miss Nola Spencer, of Tangier, is
spending some time with her friend,
Miss Birdsell McAllistor.
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Craig visited at
the home of Wm. Marsh Sunday. We
are very sorry to learn of Mr. Marsh's
Miss Eula Edwards spent the holidays
with her sister, Mrs. Dameron. at
| Mrs. Belle Anderson met with a very
painful accident a few days ago. While
killing a chicken she cut her thumb
entirely off. Dr. Rice attended her.
Mr. and Mrs. James Beane and
daughter, Miss Beatrice, of Miskimon,
spent Sunday at the home of R. H.
Mrs. Richard Moore has returned
home from Baltimore and Waahington,
where she spent the holidays.
Rev. A. D. Reynolds preached a fine
sermon to a large congregation Sunday.
Robt. Walker recently purchased
from A. G. Headley & Bro. their store
and lot at Bryant's Corner. The
Messrs. Headley are talking of moving
to Baltimore and entcring the com
mission merchant business.
The Sunday school at Providence
church had its Xmas tree on Xmas eve
night. The weather was fine and old
Santa was there and gave every mera
ber a present.
On Monday afternoon in Xmas Mrs.
A. A. Ashburne entertained her Sun?
day school class with ice cream and cake.
Games were played and a good jolly
time was had. Each young lady pre
sented her teacher with a nice present,
which was appreciated beyond expres
aion. These things are as they should
be. It shows that the teacher loves
her scholars and that the scholars love
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Craig, of Sarap
sonsWharf, visited friends here Sunday.
H. W. Kurst, of Wicomico Church,
spent Xmas week with friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Sauerhoff, of
Fleeta Bay Neck, visited at the lady's
parental home here Xmas week.
Mrs. Lewis Jonea and daughter, Miss
Nannie Bradshaw, of Fairfields, visited
the former's mother, Mrs. Nannie Gill,
Rev. W. F. Dunaway spent Satur?
day night at the hoapitable home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Marsh.
Tom Gough has been on the sick list
for a few days. TJ and I.
PUBLIC MASONIC MEETING.
The public installation of officers and
speaking at Lancaster Union Lodge,
No.88, A.. F. and A. M., at Kilmar
nock Tuesday of last week was very
enjoyable and attended by a large
gathering of ladies and gentlemen. C.
C. Fields, Pastmaater of Westmore
land lodge, delivered a fine address be?
fore the installation of officers and
Worshipful Maater J. W. Haydon spoke
impressively af terwards,
A sumptuous dinner was served at
noon and ice cream and cake after the
The following officers were installed
to serve tae present year: J. W.
Haydon, master; G. W. Sanders, sr.
w.; F. S. Chase, jr. w.; R. W. Chil
ton, treas.; F. W. Claybrook, sec'y.;
R. T. Douglasa, sr. d.; W. T. Barnett,
jr. d.; H. H. Kampa, tylex; W. C. Chil
ton. W. W. Allison and R. B. Mitchell,
Westmoreland Masonic lodge gave
its annual banquet Tuesday evening,
December 21st. One hundred and fifty
persons enjoyed the good things pro
vided. There was a public installation
of officers in the lodge room. Mr. W.
J. Phillips, of Frederickaburg, presided.
JUSTICE COURT PROCEEDINGS.
A few weeks ago Commonwealth'n
Attorney F. G. Newbill had warrants
issued for the following persons for
violation of local option laws, or the
illegal sale of ambrosU or "Rikk:"
T. D. Ficklin, ar., R. Lloyd Ficklin, A.
H. Zeallor, T. M. Zeallor, Allie Chat
man, Milton Gaskins.
They were tried before Justice Flem
ing, who imposed the minimum fine and
penalty, which was $50 and 30 days
in jail, except Gaskin who was Tined
$100 and 60 days in jail, thia being his
Each case was appealed to the circuit
court of Lancaster.
THE H0LLY BALL.
The leadingsoc ial event of the North
ern Neck during the Christmas seaaon
was the "holly ball," at Kilmarnock,
Wednesday night, when Miss Louise
Blundon, of Burgess's Store, was
crowned queen of the holly realm. The
intense cold prevented a large atten
dance at the holly festival, but the
festivities were thoroughly enjoyed by
all who were present.
THE SEVERE STORrM.
The Christmas stonn was the severest
for many years, especially along the
Atlantic coast. With the tempei3?ture
fall ing to zero and many degrees below
in the north Atlantic states, and nearly
to freezing as far south as Jupiter
Inlet, Florida, the furthest south of any
of the weather stations, freezing
weatherat Jacksonville,. sleet, snow
and blizzard weather in southern Texas,
and f reight and passenger trains stallcd
in deep drifts in many states, the storm
was unusually severe. An unusual and
tragic fcature of it was a tidal wave at
Boston, driving 1,500 people from their
homes, and drowning several in their
beds, a similar wave at New York city
a70-milegale at Newport,R. I., deven
vessels driven ashore and wrecked on
the Masaachusets coast. and many lives
lost by exposure or drowning, with the
destruction of much property, it counts
up a disastrous total. The wind at Cape
Henry was 52 miles an hour.
AUTOMOBILE LINE T(TesSEX.
Dr. W. B. Robinson has interested
citizens of Essex and that section and
the people of Richmond city in a propos
ed mail and passenger route between
Milford, on the R., F. & P. R. r., and
It is proposed to have two large tour
ing machines make the trip daily (one
from each terminus morning and even
ing) with mail and passengers. Mails
would thus reach the upper Northern
Neck also in short time. The time
between Milford and Tappahannock,
40 miles, in three hours. 1,400 pounds
of baggage or freight could be accom
CARD OF THANKS.
Desiring to express my appreciation
of the patronage accorded me in the
past by shippers of the Northern Neck
and Southside, I take this means of
tnanking them, whether their consign
ments were large or small. I also
so icit a contmuation of our business
relations and wish them a prosperous
Cephas M. Lewis,
General Commission Merchant,
%Mm Baltimore, Md.
14 E. Camden St.
On Saturday evening, December 18th,
at the home of Mr. Robcrt Walker of
lower Northumberland, many smiling
faces could be seen, the event being
Mr. Wslker's 65th birthday. His chil?
dren had planned it as a surprise, and
not until a short time before he was
being ushered into the dining room did
he underatand why so many guests were
present All spent a pleasant evening
and it is hoped that he may live to cele
brate many more birthday?.
^^^^ A Guest.
FISIIERIES ANM.AL REPORT.
Copiea of annual report of the Com?
mission of Fisheries of Virginia, just
received from tbe Public Printer, will
be forwarded private persons or firms
upon the receipt of 2-cent stamp on
application to Commissioner Lee, at
No, there is "no need for a new re
ligion." What is needed is more of
I will (D. V.) resume services at
Grace next Sunday, January 9th, at
11 a. m. Holy communion will be cele
brated. Trinity same day at 7:30 p. m.
Also at White Chapel third Sunday at
11 a. m., and at Bertrand the fifth
Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:40 p. m. The
regular quarterly meeting of the Vestry
and Ladiea Aid Society will be held at
the rectory the second Wednesday in*
this month, January 12.
To those who remembered me in my
sickness and evidenced it by writing to
me I extend a cordial "I thank you".
L. R. Combs.
Boston has gotten disgusted with the
primary and discarded it.
The most notable recruit of the pro?
hibition ranks is Hon. William Jennings
Bryan, who has come out in hia news
paper, "The Commoner," emphatically
againat the saloons and the aaloon
In memory of my beloved father,
Joseph A. Robertson. The year of
1909 is quietly passing away and will
soon bring forth another year. Our
home this Christmas will be sad and
lonely without our beloved father. We
miss him in his every turn and especial
ly at our table where his grace was
always said. Oh, if I could but recall
the past, even though the same would
have to occur, I would ask the spirit
to wait awhile and listen to my prayer.
His beloved son,
J. L. Robertson.
Palmer, Va., December 22, 1909.
Northern Neck News will please copy.
We keep conatantly on hand 4,5, and
8 Inch cypreas shingles at lowest prlces
W. A. Damkhon & Bao.. Weema.
often leads to something worse.
Gowan's Preparation gives quick
relief forsore throat, hoarseness,
croap, colda and pneumonia by
gestion. Keep it in the home for
emcrgencies. External and pene
trating. $1.00, 60c, 25c Atf
Railwaj Mail Clerks Wanted.
The Governmcnt Pays Railway Mail
Clerks $800 to $1,200, and other
Employees up to $2,500 annually
Uncle Sam will hold apring examina
rions throughout the country for Rail?
way Mail Clerks, Custom House Clerks,
Stenographers, Bookkeepers, Depart
rnental Clerks and other Government
Positions. Thousands of appointments
will be made. Any man or woman over
18. in city or country, can get Instruc
tion and free information by writing at
once to the Bureau of Instruction, 250R
Hamlin Building, Rochester, N. Y.
For best results and quick returns ahip
your poultry, live stock and all produce
to Lawmore & Hall, Commlssion Mer?
chants, 300 S. CharlesSt., Baltimore, Md.
Reference: First National Bank. *
GOOD, STEADY TYPE-SETTER
with two or more years' experience
wanted at once. Apply to
STORE FOR SALE.
AGOOD, ROOMY, TWO-STORY
store and $2,500 stock, all compar
atively new, and at good stand,
for sale on reasonable terms, or will sell
one-half and retain other. Apply
"R.," Virginia Citizen,
PONIES FOR SALE.
PAIR OF BLACK, MATCHED, Chin
coteague ponies, 3 years old, for
sale. Broken to harness and sad
dle. Apply Virginia Citizen,
OOD YOKE OF OXEN FOR SALE
cheap, or would exchange for work
horse. Apply to
John C. Ewell,
RAW FURS WANTED.
WANT TO BUY ALL KINDS OF
ra\v furs at Baftimore prices. No
shipment too large or too small.
C heck mailed the same day the goods
are received by us.
Yours for business,
W. A. Rowe & Co.,
Rowe's Wharf. Blackwells, Va.
You are in need of help come now
and get your ehare of the bargains we
have to offer in every line of merchan
Just received a large lot of shingles
from a mill in North Carolina. We are
selling these cheapcr than ever.
Our prices cannot be duplicated. We
sell for cash or produce.
J. W. CLARK80N,
T. T. LEWIS & BRO.,
Large supply of National Casket Co. 's
caskets always on hand. Up-to-date
and handsome hearsc used at funerals.
CLEABM SALE AT
January II, 1910.
Again we are glad to announce
to the buying public that our
stock s of up-to-datemerchandise
Arc to bc Sold atWay Down Priccs.
Our price-cutting sales are
well known and getting more
popularall the time. Whenever
we announce a sale of this kind
the people know the rest and
are prompt to respond.
At this special time we have
more and better bargains to
offer than ever before. It is to
your own benefit to attend this
Remember that it Commences on
Tuesday, January II, and will
last for Thirty (30) days.
What would be more appreciated
than a well flnished and good like
neas of a friend or relative? Then
why not go to
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Who is cpnsidered one
of the best in the south.
PICTURE FRAMES. EASTMAN
KODAKS AND SUPPLIES.
Special attention to finishing for
IRVINGTON HOME FOR SALE.
FOR SALE?Beautiful residence on
one of the coves of Carters Creek; 11
room8, 2 halls; hot and cold water and
bath; much land; good orchard; bams
and out houses. etc. Address,
Va Citizen. Irvington, Va.
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