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DEALERS IN Lumber and General BUILDING MATERIALS We Manufacture Cypress Shing? les in all Grades and Dimensions And are Prepared to Make Attractive Prices >OlR INQUIRIES FOR^^ Sidings, Flooring, Ceiling. Lime, Mair, Plaster, Brick. Cement, Window and Door Frames. Sash. Doors and Blinds, Cortripht Metal Shinies, Amatite, Paroid and Tarred Roofings, or in fact anything in the Building Line will be appreciated. PROMPT DELIVERY. CALL PHONE 85. WILLIAMSBURG, VA. * C. F. T.1 ARABLE, mm**t*i? tat*****mxt kai Caunieltm't *' La*. CEMRAL AU TUM -., r T- , r* ***.** m. e rf rn . m Wtmmoo**p**' *** *ic!a-< > Of:**. - _d*- trot-m.er ?cm -? t F. M AK shi i prmit VlU_BIP*-l Colonial Hotel NORFOLK. VIRGINIA BELLEZZ A ft J - iwnert and Manasen - Am H Vhor. - b?Ai * f* " Plan, 91 ? mr* - i Rates to J irti?-* C* bW*WWWW*b*bb9>i.r,bmt.?&???*.*?<' 3 A. BROOKS. aXcr . ib? FoUowinf Companies *. a i fe !* m ,*? R Agtnt ..... Room A': Dine Hon Bark Bldg. J WILL'** SBURG. VA. ;t ? O* flfl'fl fl fl fl fl fl fl fl fl fl fl'fl'fl * fl'fl fl fl'fl fl'fl" < [EAL ESTATE ? *h in? ntrr. * - ; j Of . T>- J I BIA. \ Piedmont and Tidewater Land Co.. Inc. 1 \\ illiamsburg. Va., j ?We are OFNERAL INSURANCE AGENTS For! J Fire. Fidelity, Life and Accident Insurarce. ! j V*. p pabHfttl KU 1 Catalog*?!-***-, of Farm* anf1 nt* ? Bend for *n rorari \ t V H. Ball <\**n. Man. ra. ,???*???????*******. * * *** These Patent Tension Steel Shear: Will be given FREE to Subscriber to The Virginia Gazette. Thia laf-at and moat uaeful HotwhoM i ron will \ mo* K for fl for 1 yeara rabacription. phi* .30c fr mailing. Or if you pa\ ?U arrearag*-^ and fl for Motto jear'a aobac i in ad rance, we wi JI ****** i thc Sht?ai iiapmniaiD. Or aand oa tl for a year'**' ;)tion fe joorwlf, neu or fri-end aod feet theae apleodid Kheai it any furtbareoat. Call at this office and see the Shears. THE VIRGINIA QAZETTE MaCBD FVEBY SATt'BDAY BT WC. JOHNSTON, Editor and Publisher lAZFTTB Pill -.NP ST SUBSCRIPTION KA: Per Year $ 1 oo Six Month*.. Tbree Month* .25 Alway ? In Ad* HMi BXPIRATh Mi When ron aee a *V roark like thil? ba the margin Of **. wrapper o f Tour naper, it imiicatra that roar aub *cHptir?n ha* expired. Vnleaa ll ranee ia receired the paper will he dia v-o ntl coed If Tour anbacription haa expired and v\-.ri the paper continued refoae to take it ont of roar poatofficr and * .-ar p??tn*.??ter. If | continue to take paper from poatof6ce **'V. he expected to par for it. ? _ - -. - LEGAL Ar\ Per inch each *naerron 50c. wit: per cent discount when inserted more than one rare Rare* to all 5iV per Inch per iaaue discount* lor af -?ce and time. Lo? cal notice* and rr ? 5 centa per .... Cope for adTertlaemenra **in?t he ir '. 2 m.. of Thu Jnanre inae: ? Se cntrert week. Entered at the poatoff ce in \*. n*g aa second claaa mail-matter. THUPSDAY. JAN. 23. .909. GOOD MAN WANTED. ? The Lef ve district, corn? ed cf Warwick. York. James Cit*. Charles City arc City of :g. is to chose arr ? --al as? sembly at I * Novem? ber. A * *.. as thc et pul Usbed in thr we want to reason with th< Democrats. V he Dem [-ats, because thal - e e ? -esent us ? . ?? - - ? r-e elected beyond a per sf a doubt Who shall w.e lc; wha - 5 net r we war. - - k matter what county bc est man, a o z z - -sts of our state z, ia, BOT OM .? to * mai and wc meas - m sarily be a lav. er. The s of this c mand that we send ene of our veri a be - to the House. Besdc; j - and fish and \t\ tn I ??arc located here tw great pa s. Heshoulc bc a man who will not allow tin a , needs of these institutions to go un ! satisfied, a man in sympathy wit! - college ar.d its normal fd y. It will not do to send a "chai warmer" to Richmon-*. - tun? is past when such a thing can bi thought of for a moment. Let ou representative be a man of action not a "bumo on a log." We con fess that we have rr u an< yo.. v wi she to see in the Hr tat we must also confess that most o them do not come up to our idea representative, or near it. One w< have in mind that would do will nc accept, and another probably wi. ?at Let us lay aside personal friend ship and select some able man t represent us this time. Let us la; aside all sentiment and chose a ma that not only can do something bi will. No more "chair warmers' for us. ti? lt A rn ? r > If our good friends, tbe prohib bibooists, will go slow and not * low themselves to indulge in fara teal tirades against the so-called d< moo, ram. aad every ooe that ha the temerity to oppose their me tfc ada, they and their friends will b mach happier aad more successf u I In other words, we admonish ther |to be temperate?ia taagaat; thought and deed, and to remember that there are many other things worse than boose in this land of ours. It is not always the man who is temperate in drinking that is the model roan in a community but he who is temperate in all things. And we place temperate habits before prohibition. We'll build a mighty boulevard to reach our ancient towr. we".' whoop it up for other things and let the place bum down. We "cuss" our poor fire laddies, say they are'nt on their ^ ob.and conveniently forget act. that it's "up to" our city dado e? With apologies to the late Gregory Gre We have never been able to see reason why every citizen should not pav taxes according to his pos? sessions. If it is only a poll-tax he lld pay that and the fact that it has been made a prerequisite to vot -> merely incidental. Change if choose, the time of pavment. but maintain the spirit of the pres aw. It ke. A suggests that each head of a houae be provided with twc buckets, which he would net forget :o take with him at the I of fire. Not a bad idea, as buckets are always scarce at the critical mo -1 If reports are true that a mad dog ha? v other dogs ir town. Mayor Warburton should is a proclamation compelling own ers to keep their dogs eff the street: or muzzled securely ur.rl all dar.ge .s passed. ? o fiddled while Rome bum ed' - -:e history is t( repeat itself in poor, help'.-* sburg. Mad Dog Bo a An unknown dog, suppc - have been mad. created considera here early this mom large crcwd cf men an bovs gave chase with guns an I him d a house ia Pottstown Dav ot the ar *o Richmond for ex -.tute * ive ha< j proba ? treatn Late Local News o recent! rei a *. ke of paralysis is able to be out ags John V. has purchase the blacksmith shop and of Mr. who has retired fror ess. ?er. northern ager of the Southern Land Co.. with oi fices at Madison, Wis., ls here o - The people on Scotian Urn *. End. and vicinity buy hose and pat ia a f;re plug fe fire protection. The February meeting of the Ec acational Association will be held i the jar ten i corns at half pa three o'clock on Tuesday the 2n< The newly appointed committei for the year will be announced ar an interesting program is expecte* Lightfoot Notes. Lightfoot. Va., January 26?M A. Larson and ion were here or day last week loading a car wit wood. Mr. Bergh. a land agent near th place, went to Croaker last week I meet a Mr. Galt, of West Point. view of looking over the Oney Swai son timber land. There wat a very pretty weddii at Mr. Otey's last Thursday evenini when their daughter was united marriage to Mr. Apperson. Mr. and Mrs. Twitcnei spent la Friday :n Williamsburg. Quite a number from this vicini attended the Lee celebration at T ast Tuesday. 19th It is quite early to pick strawber blossoms. One of the Beigh bc was telling of picking them in th< strawberry bed this week. lhe 22nd was the warmest day the season; thermometer register 88 in the affauun. Got Them Guessing. The three candidates for the Wii liamsburg postoffice are wondering where they are "at" t)?ese days. Any good news would be welcomed by these gentlemen and from now till the appointment is made all will naturely be on the anxious seat. Tuesdav John G. Luce, defeated Republican candidate for congress in this district, and Chairman Ar I nold, of the Republican executive : committee, spent the day here pre | sumably looking up the standing cf j the three candidates. They got the credentials of each and talked with sundry Republicans about the status of affairs. But what their report to the pow? ers that be was is apparently not known here. Luce is reported to be favorable to Squires' appoint? ment. Just how much influence he will have remains to bc seen. Mrs. Bloxton Dead. Mrs. Elizabeth Octavia Bloxton. aged 74 years, died at her home dav night at ll o'clock. Mrs.' J Bloxton had been in declining health ; several vears. but her death was ' j sudden and unexpected at this time, kw was the widow of William ; Bloxton and before marriage was a .; Miss Stamper, of New Kent countv. I; Three children survive her. Mr. Stamper Bloxton. of Harrisonburg; Prof. Ashby Bloxton. of Cape Charles, and Mrs. L. D. Vaughan, of Charles C The remain; were taken to Provi? dence Forge vesterday morning and j to rest at Olivet church, where ? are buried her husband and other atives. Pleasant Stroll to rois City. _?____---? The Newport News Press says: - In accordance with their plans, as ?vas announced ir. this paper, sever i well known young men took a walk ri tc rg Sunday morning miles was made in six rs and : s. not c the resting spells. The par ned home on the evening Chesa? peake & Ohio tr* the ex wert A. T. H - Hudson The A. D. S. peroxide twins (tooth powder and tooth paste) are having a remarkable sale everywhere ind are guaranteed to whiten the teeth without being injurious. Jas. H. Stone. rf /. Plaot Wood's Seeds For The Garden 6 Farm. Thirty yoa rn in busio*BM, with a steadily increa*?ii*u*" trade every year?until we lia. one of the larjfrst hvisiueom-s in seeds >>untry?is the be*t of evidence ma to the superior <jual ;ty of WoDd'i Seeds. Wood's Descriptive Catalog arr I monthly "Crop Special*' M more to encounure 1 farminjf and p-roti table nttarket-t-roainK of ve-jreta :ropa than any other similar publication*. I f you want the best aod moft protitable eropa, Plant Wood's Seeds. Wood's Descriptive Catalog and monthly "Crop Special," mailed free on r T. W. WOOD & SONS, Seedsmen. - Richmond. Va. Farms. Timber Do you desire to sell? Do you desire to bu> \v R ITE E. C. ROWLEY, Magruder, Va MONUMENTS--CRAVESTONES Wo pay th< freight and iran tee liv? ers . ***"*'AW' stork in tb? South. 11 lustra ? catalog "rea Tte Couper Marble Works, ibltehed 1848.) 150 to i63 Bank St., NORFOLK - V* TAX NOTICE! i will be at - in the Cf Tr Or WILLIAMSBURG Peninsula Bank Building EVERY SATURDAY liam! bartf ax I Trea?nrer J. W. CASEY, (BOZAHTH'8 OLD STAND,) Dry Goods, Notions, Boots, Shoes, Groceries, Hardware of all kinds. ? Fittings, Gasoline, Machine Oil, Han Oil, Cylinder Oil, Cop Grease, Pishing and inc Twines, Padd i. Tat and kum. Saw Mill Supplies. : ; : : Loaded Gun Shells, all sizes and kinds. Tarred Roof Paper, Roof Caps and Nails, Rtoi es, Stov. ing Machines, Corn, Oats, Hom? iny ami other F< eds. We carry a Complete Line of Groceries ?At Rock-bottom Prices.? GIVE US A CALL Phone 55 J. W. CASEY. Phone 55 I j HENDERSON, HENLEY & CO H. F\ TURNER, Snie?man. Dealers in Cord Wood. Good Dry Wood, Oak and Pine, always on hand, in lengths or sawed ALL ORDERS GIVEN OUR PROMPT ATTENTION Call Phone No. 26 or No, 2.