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VOLUME XXVI. ACCOnAC C. H., VA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1905. NUflBER 6 8. JAMES TURLINGTON, Attorney-at-Law. Offices? Accouiac C. H. and Fair Oaks, Va. Practices in all tbe courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. JNO. R and J. HARRY REW, Attorneys-at-Law, Offices?Accomac C. H., and Parks lay. At Accomac C. H., every Wed? nesday. Will practice In all the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. BOT D. WHITE, -Attorney-at-Law. Offices: Parksley and Accomac C. H Practices in all courts of Accomac *nd Northampton Counties. Prompt attention to all business. WARNER AME8, -^Attorney-at-Law, Offices:?Accomac C. H, and Onan? cock. At Accomac C. H. every Wednes? day and Friday. Will practice in all the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. JOHN S. PARSONS, Attorney-at-Law, Accomac C. H., Va. Will practice in al courts of Acoo mae and Northampton counties. STEWART K. POWELL, Attorney-at-Law, Will practice in all the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. | Office?Onancock, Va. Will be at Accomac C. H., every Wednesday and court days. JOHN E. NOTTINGHAM, JR., Attornki-at-Law, Franktown, Va. Practices in all the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Will be at Eastville and Accomac J. H. first day of every court and at | Eastville every Wednesday. Otho F. Mears. Gt. Walter Mapp MEARS A MAPP, Attorneys-at-Law, Offices:?Eastville, Northampton Co., and Accomack C. H. Practice in all courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. U. Q. STU ROIS ?Attorney-at-Law.? Offices? Accomac C. H., Onancock and Eastville. At Accomac C. H. every Monday and Wednesday. Practices in all'courts on Eastern .Shore. Bankruptcy cases a specialty. DR. H. D. LILLISTON, DEHTIST. ?Accomac C. H., Va., Office hours from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m Will be at Parkley every Tuesday FRED E. RDEDIGER, ?County ?:o:? 8urve.or,? Accomac CH. Va. Thoroughly equipped with latent and best instruments offers his ser? vices to citizens of Accomac. Will meet all engagements promptly INSURE WITH YOUR HOME PEOPLE. A. 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Here You Will Find Thousands of useful articles not kept by any other house on the Shore and when you need roch articles simply give us a call and we will not only serve you with it promptly, but with anything you may wish from our -IVIAIVIMOTH STOCK We carry tull lines ol Staple and Fancy goods at all times consisting of Dry Goods; White Goods, Notions, Hosiery, Neckwear, Under? wear, Shoes in all qualities and styles for men, youths', boys, ladies, misses and children, Mattings, Carpets, Floor and Table Oil Cloths, Etc, Immense lines of Queensware, Lamps and Lanterns, Glassware, Tinware, Wood and Willow-ware, Hardware, Cutlery, Guns and Ammunition. Staple and Fancy Groceries, Ginned Goods, Baked Goods, Con? fectionery, Fruits, Vegetables, &c. ~^s> Mea ts?Fresh and Salt- al kinds'^ Hay, Corn, Oats, Bran, Middlings, Chops, WTheat, Rve, Etc. We will not only treat you well, but make .pedal ellbrt to give you the worth of vour money. Come and see us. Very respect i illly, W. T. WINDER. A feast tor the eye and a saving of your bank account ie our motto in the following lines: We mention first BUILDING MATERIAL. We have one of the largest and best selected stocks on the Shore, such as Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Mantels, Mantel shelves, Gable Ornaments, Porch and and Stair Work, and we have it all in stock so you can see just what you are going to get If you can't come and examine our stock send us an estimate, if we do you no good we can't possibly do you any harm. Ililli an. floor Screens also Screen Wira all Siz^s and Kinds. If you are going to paint your home come and buy one quart and try it. We know you will use no other?Ki gallons painted the Onancock Hotel one coat. Figure how many feet one gallon covered. PUMPS, TOPS, PIPE AND POINTS, ALL KIND. Oil Stoves, Cool Stoves ail Ranees lu Endless Varietv CART AND CARRIAGE MATERIAL OF ALL KINDS. HARDWARE. A full line of Builders' Hardware, Cutlery and Carpenter's tools always on hand. horse: goods. 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Ki, 12, 15, is. 20 and 21. bought direct from tlie kilns and sold cheaper than wholesale city prices, ix, 20 and 24 inch for well tubes will cost about the same as cynical tabill, superior to it in quality and will last a century. IN* General Merchandise om snick is ahraji full, well selected and in great variety, and we carry in addition to above also flows. Cultivators, lt Tooth Harrows and other larminfrlniplements. Hay, Flour, Potato lied Frames, 6x8 Glass, Egg and Stove Coal 2,210 lbs. to the Ton. &c, also J. W. Masury & Son's Best Liquid Paints. We buy for spot cash and sell at the lowest margin of. profit. John W, Rogers & Bros., ONLY. VA. Fertilizers, Seeds, Hay, Mill Feed, GENERAL MERCHANDISE &C For sale by the undersigned at lowest margin of profit', SHINGLES, ali sizes and grades -best No. 1 heart a specialty. SALT?Always on hand. FERTILIZERS?To suit all crops and of best gradeB. TERRA COTTA PIPING-all siren? also Plasteiing Hair, Lime, Bricks. FARMING IMPLEMENTS-Plows, Harrows, &c. MILL FEEDS?All kinds and always at bottom prices, also Hay, (torn, kc. GENERAL MERCHANDISE?Including a line of farmers' supplies of many kinds. Your patronage solicited?and prices right in all lines. J. W. Barnes, Bloxom, Va. Thos. C. Kellam, Onancock, Va., DEALER IN Tomb (Stones,Iron Railing.Ac. Fine Buggies and Carriages, Oil and Lead Paints 90 cents per gal. Oxide Poof and Barn Paint 65 cents per gal. Wrought Iron Railing 40 cents per foot aud up. Ualvanized " " 70 " " ?? ?' ~r* Calm age Sermon By Rev. Frank De Witt Talma... D.D. j,-* Lob Angelos, Cal., July 30.?In this sermon the preucher draws tbe lesson of a gospel of good cheer aud helpful- , ness and shows that Christianity bars no oue from Innocent enjoyment. The j text ls John li, ll, "This beginning of | miracles did Jesus In ('ana of (.alike." ' Finding the rational causes fer the ; Inception of things is a passion In the J hourn heart aud mind. But next to lt is the desire of making a right start when, after years of hard work and toll, we would give to thc world the results of our labor and our Investiga? tion. When Henry M. Stanley CJpne finn) his exploration of tbe dark con? tinent he did not let the facts thus gained Ile dormant in his mind. He at once headed toward thc great metropo lis of Loudon. There, In Albert Me? morial hall, before the represents of the English throne and the greatest Of scientists, he described the results of lils daring Journey. What he did not tell by lip he told ns soon as pin slble to the world by his pen. Ko sooner did .Samuel F. Morse cry, us did thu Greek mathematician, ?'Eureka! I have found lt! I have found that a telegraphic message can be sent over the wires," than ut once he applied to the America- congress to help him build a Hue from Baltimore to Wash? ington. Ile would prove to nil tlie world, In the best and most emphatic way, Unit telegraphy was to be classed among the "found arts." I enter a great artist's studio. I say to Jean Francois Millet, "What are yon working so hard about?" "Oh," he says, "I have consecrated my life to a new mission of art. I used to pc noted for the skill with which 1 ap poaled to the lowest passions of life? to the evil desires of the world through suggestive figures of the nude. I benni some bystanders looking at one of my pl< lures say, 'It is too bad that Millet, witli such a genius as he has, paints pictures like flint" I at once left Paris and went bnek to my old homo. There among the hamlets of France I began to study the pure beauties to be fouud in the face of my old grandmother. Now 1 nm trying ns an artist to depict the homely virtues of the French pens ants. As this is my first peasant pic? ture to be sent to tho French salou, I want to make my mnrk In my new field, for wheu a man is to make a great success in any one line he be very careful about his beginning. This is a new beginning for nie as a Christian artist." To make a right be ginning for his new art?his Christian art?Tlssot, the former artist of tin French society women, secluded him? self for years In the Holy Land that he might wnlk and live amid the scenes where Christ lived nnd died. As a Christian artist he wanted to make a right beginning. A Ill.lit nesrliinliiK. The desire to make a right begin? ning ls implanted in every one's life who starts upon a great career for the reformation of the customs and the hnblts of the world. Thus, when I be? gan to think upon this subject, this miracle nt the beginning of Christ's ministry began to grow and widen and deepen and lift itself higher and high? er In the purposes of Jesus Christ. Why? It wns Christ's first miracle. For thirty long years he led the life of obscurity. Now Jesus conies forth aud prnotienlly says: "I have come to reveal my Father to the world. I want to win the belief and trust of the peo? ple. How shall I begin my work In tbe most attractive and Impressive way? I will do lt nt the wedding In Cana of Galilee." Thus we must ap? proach our subject with nwe nnd rev erence. This miracle is not a mere happen si. Tho first miracle of Christ wns one by which we may catch the keynote for the onward musical move? ments of n perfect life. Where does the active scene of Christ's earthly ministry open. At a nuptial song. At a time of Joyful fes? tivities. At a time when not only the young but also the old and the middle | aged are trying to be happy and to make every one happy. At a time ?when laughter and merriment and good cheer are making tired men and women feel for a time at least that care and worry and anxiety and dis? trust have no part to play in the great social economy. The celestial song which was sung on the morning of the Nativity was no more Joyful lu note than the songs we hear as we come over tbe hills nnd see the wedding party dancing upon the grass upon the outskirts of the Galilean viljage of Cana. Would you have me rlescribo the Joy of a wedding festival I once witnessed in the east"? I did not see it nt Cann: I did see lt, however, at one of the neighh mg towns of Galilee. First I found thc wedding guests came from far and near, as they once came to ^?stover, where Colonel William 3 rd, lawyer, statesman and landed f tlemnn, married his daughter to a i jtlngulshed representative of Vlr l ia's aristocracy, or to Mount Ver j. _ when Martha Washington's grand? daughter, Eleanor Parke Custis, was married to young Major Lewis, or to Monticello when the great Jefferson and the Randolph families became one at the marriage altar. There the guests Colic and Diarrhoea?A Remedy that ls Prompt and Pleasant. The prompt results produced by Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy together with its pleasant taste have won for it a place in many households. Mr. W. T. Tay? lor, a merchant of Winslow, Ala., writes: "I have used Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera ancLDiarrhoea Remedy myself and also with men on my place, for diarrhoea and colic and it always gives relief promptly and pleasantly." For sale bv. B. S. Ashby & Co., Accomac, and all county agencies. came not only by the tens, but by the hundreds. The bridal home was full, and all the neighboring houses were crowded with the invited guests. A Week of Festivity. Then the ceremony was not finished by a few words mumbled off by a min? ister and a quick scurrying away for the train by the bridal couple alter a few grains of rice had been thrown. But days und sometimes even I week were given up to the festivities and to the hilarities. As 1 came over the hills toward this Tillage I saw the maidens by the score, with their hair decorated with flowers and their garments of the bright, gorgeous colorings of the eust, shining In the sunlight. With their arms eiieirVling each other's waist they were as Miriam of old dancing over the greensward and singing in time with the nuning feet. Thc roting men came there arith their Beet horses caparisoned with the finest trappings. There wen games nnd feats of strength for the competitors at these festivals. At last, after days ol' frolic, came the wedding ceremony Then came the great Climax ol' all, the ??wed ?ling sapper." Christ. Hrst miracle was performed at a season of social festivities. I nm glad that Christ's Nativity was announced to the world by the overture of song. I am glad that his first mira clo was performed al a wedding. I nm glad we do not see Jesus at this time standing clothed in the skins of wild beasts, as was John thu Baptist In the wilderness. Christ came to this wedding to mark his approval of limo cent pleasure. "His attendance upon the wedding In Cana of Galilee proves," wrote Bishop Kyle, "that true religion was never meant to make mau melan? choly. There are times when lt ls law? ful to be merry and rejoice." The cal? endar of the sinner has only a few day of the year marked as festival flay-;," wrote Lion foster, "but every day of the Christian's calendar is marked by the band of Cod as a day of rejoicing." Yos, by the echoing chimes of the wed? ding hells we know lt. Hy the Joyful songs we hear today coming over the Galilean hills, in the chorus of which Christ's words may be blending, we believe lt. Thank Cod, Christ's lirst miracle was performed for a bride and not for a widow, at a banquet and not by a bier! RtJolce though storms assail thee, rejolco whoti skies are bright. Rejoice thoiiKh round thy pathway ls spread tho gioom of night. If the good hope he in thee that all at hist ls well. Then lot thy happy spirit with Joyful tid? ings swell. Where Christ's Ministry Beg_n. Christ's ministry opens in a scene of humnn festivities. It does more than thnt. Christ came to Cana of Calilee to prove that the most important place on earth this side of heaven is the mar? riage altar. "Marriage," wrote Dr. Taylor, "ls the mother of tlie world and precious kingdoms and fills cities and churches and heaven Itself. Like a .useful bee, lt builds a house and gathers sweetness from ev?ry* flower, and labors and unite, into societies and republics, and sends out colonies, and feeds the worlds with delicacies, and obeys the king, and exercises many vir tues, and promotes the interest of man kind, and is that state of good to which God hath designed the present const I tution of the world." That is, the right kind of marriage docs all this. There? fore, as marriage is so important in God's sight and man's, lt is very essen? tial, oh, young people, that you ask Jtsus Christ to your weddings when you are about to be married! Yet the strange fact remains that the last be? ing in the universe some of us would ever think of inviting to our weddings is Jesus Christ. We treat Christ a great deal as some of us have treated our best earthly friends when giving a reception or a party. We take the calling list of our wives nnd grown daughters and sons, and we bunch them together with the names of our personal friends, both business nnd social. Then when the night of the entertainment comes around we say to ourselves. "Why is not Mr. So-and-so here?" Then we go to our wife and say: "My dear, Mr. So-and-so ls not here. Did you Invite him?" She looks at the list of guests and answers: "No, husband. We for? got to put that name down." "Too bad, too bad!" you say. Yes, lt is too bad. But, though it is too bad, this fact remains Incontrovertible. You did not neglect to Invite that very wealthy man to your daughter's wedding. Why? Because you expected bim to give her a present. You did not for? get to invite that prominent Statesmen and social queen. Why? Because you expected them to give that wedding prominence in the newspaper. But you did neglect to invite thiC^g.id time friend who has been true to you for many, many years. Thus we often neglect to invite to our weddings Christ, who ls our best of all friends. Too Late to Auk Advice. Not only do the young people often neglect to ask Christ to the wedding, but they very often neglect to talk to him alid consult with him before they engage themselves for life. They trent Christ In reference to the coming eu gagement a great deal as did a young lady many years ago her >T?w England pastor. She came to Dr. Pelpln nnd Raid: 'Tastor, I want to talk to you. I am lu doubt whether I should marry Mr. So-nnd-so. I want your advice." With that Ute kindly old minister look? ed at her aud said: "Well, my girl, when is the wedding to take place? Next week Tuesday?" "Oh. no," she answered. "Not next Tuesday, but next Thursday." So some people come to Christ to talk nbout their coming marital pines when they have made up their minda to marry whether God wants them to marry or no. These young girls will talk about their wed ding plaus with other girls. They will talk about them to people who are ai They Appesl to Our Sympathies. The bilious and dyspeptic are con? stant sufferers and appeal to our sym? pathies. There is not one of them, however, who may not be brought back to health and happiness by the use of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets. These tablets i vigorate the stomach and liver and J strengthen the digestion. They also! regulate the bowels. For sale by B. S. Ashby & Co. Accomac ,and all county agencies. most strangers. But they will not talk about them to Christ, who ls more In? terested in that coming'wedding than any other being in the universe, not excepting the bridegroom himself. Young folk about to enter Into the nuptial state, will you not ask Christ to your wedding? Will you not talki to liim before the engagement ring is Blipped over the slender finger of tho left hand? Will you not by Christ's help avoid the awful lifetime mistakes nf wrong marital entanglements 1 I tenth Itself ls preferable to a wedding cere? mony where Christ is not present to make the hearts nnd spirits one as the law binds together the physical twain as one. Some time ago the <pilek ring of my telephone called me to the Emer? gency hospital. "Come quickly," came tlie call. "A man is dying and wants to see you." Thors I found a young man. liy the name of Robert Duff, who had been caught in the live wires of an electric plant He was burned so badly that his lower limbs were al? ready dead. His mimi was as eleni- as is yours or mine. He was talking to his fiancee, a sweet girl, who sat weep? ing by bis side. Within a few hours his body was n corpse In her arms. Oh, that was sad! But it was not pearly so sad as ii' that young man had lived nnd they had been married In body, but not In spirit. Better the dead body of the loved one in your arms than the cold corpse of a dead love, holding together a man and a woman by law and not In spirit. Christ's pres? ence at Cana of Calilee is a divine suggestion teaching thnt over every marriage altar should be a divine? ben? ediction. Talk to your Saviour about whom you are to murry and then in? vite Christ to your wedding, ami you will make no marital mistakes. A Lennon From the Miracle. Another lesson of the miracle is thnt nothing is too smuii or too Insignificant to do if by that act you nre going to make your fellow men happier. This changing of water Into wine was not done to heal the sick, or to raise the dead, or to cast out the "devils," which to the number of a legion were tortur? ing the poor maniac amid the Oadarene tombs. It was done simply nnd pure? ly to relieve the embarrassment of a host and hostess whose supply of wine for the marriage feast had run out. It was done to alleviate one of those little lomesiic troubles with which most of us have been conversant In the days of our own homes, Cannot you <u-e those guests gather? ing in the east in your own house? Your wife bad made preparations for ten or twelve guests for dinner. There were just enough oysters, enough sal? ads, enough squabs, enough tigures of ice cream, for the invited guests, no more and no less. Suddenly, when you were SbOOt to be seated, the bell rang, aud in came three or four friends from a distant city. You bud to ask them to dine. There wns'no way out of lt. Then your wife took you and the chil? dren aside and said: "I don't know how we will get through. We have not enough food* for those extra guests. Now, you and the culldreu have got to take turns in going without. You must refuse In turn the different courses. When the [plates arc- passed you must say, 'I do not want any, thank you.'" Of course all went well except with your youngest boy. The salad looked 80 good that when it was being passed he said, "I want some, mamma." Then her face Hushed. She was embarrass? ed. Every one iu the room was em? barrassed. Do you not recognize a mighty Christian lesson in the fact that Christ performed his "first miracle" in order to relieve a little domestic flurry of the home? If I put myself in Jesus' place I think I can imagine the scene which took place which led to his going to this wedding. Cann is only a few miles away from Nazareth, where Jesus was then living. There is a tradition that this Cana bridegroom, name was Cleo phas, who was about to marry Hary's sister. The mother of christ is talk? ing to Jesus. "Are you going to your aunt's wedding?" she asks. "Oh, no," is the reilly. "I do not want to go. Weddings have not very much interest for me. But, mother, you go. I know you will have a good time, and I will send my aunt my love and benediction through you." "But, my son." says Mary, "I do not want to go without you. You should go for tho family's sake ns well as for mine." "Well, mother," he answers, "if you wish it, I will go." Does not this statement benr out the strange wording of this chapter, "And tlie third day there was u marriage in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there, and both Jesus was called nnd his disciples to the marriage?" Why was Mary's name here mentioned first if there was no reason for Christ going there to please his motlier? Yes, I think I nm not go? ing beyond my right when I state that Christ went to the wedding, and be performed his "first miracle" there to teach us that nothing in life is too small or too Insignificant to do if by that little act we can bring happiness into some loving heart. Anion. Ilia Neighbor*. Where was this "first miracle" per? formed? In Cana. What does that mean? Christ started his earthly min? istry among his near neighbors and friends. Cana is only a short distance from Nazareth. He did not leave homo nnd go among strangers to lind a gos? pel field. He began right among the friends and companions nf his youth. In all probability there was not a guest nt this famous wedding wlio did not personally know him. Not n grown man or a grown woman was there but had seen him B barefooted boy running over the Zebulun hills. There was not among all those guests one who had not felt the touch of lils personal life upon his or her life. This personal touch of Christ has to me a great lesson. The wonderful picture of the wedding In Cana of Galilee in the Parisian Louvre tenches lt In more ways than one. There the old master has tbe laughing eyed maidens and the young men whispering their secrets in their ears. There tbe table is groan? ing under the most tempting of dishes. There are the old folks and the chil? dren. But there in that wedding scene the artist has assembled all the mem? bers of his own family and all his friends. His wife is there. His mother is there. His children are all there. His neighbors are there. Beautiful and suggestive fact is thut. It menus as Christ performed his "first miracle" In Cana among his friends and neigh? bors we must begin our earthly Chris? tian service among those we love nnd hold dear. Do not be a gospel meSSCn ger only to the heathen. Go and lind your neighbors and talk to them about the atonement of tbs cross. Find tho heathen at your very door. Ile.In nt Home. The further you go into this premise the more powerful becomes the gispel lesson. Not only did Christ begin his public gospel ministry among his neighbors, but he began that gospel ministry in a private way within tbs quietude Of his own home. Mary, his mother, had felt this divine Influence long before the outside world felt lt lind saw lt in Cana of Galilee. How do I know. The inference is clear from the chapter of my text. When the wine failed, Mary beard th. women of the house talking together about the mishap. This would bo most natural If the bride to be was Mary's own sis? ter and Jesus' aunt. What then hap pened? Why, Mary immediately went and told Christ. Then she said to the servants, "What be saith unto you do lt." Do not these statements prove to you that Mary knew Jesus could ex? tricate them out of their difficulties if he would? Ah, yes. Christ showed his divinity first in his home. It is right and necessary for us to begin our ministry for Chris, among our friends. It is not, however, more Important to be a gospel messenger to our neighbors than a gospel messenger In private to our husbands, our wives, our parents, our children, in the quiet sanctity of our own homes. Christ was a divine Christ in a carpenter shop before he was a divine Christ making the water blush crimson In Cana of Galilee. But we moat not circumscribe our gospel ministry to our homes and our, neighbors and our friends. We must not say. "Because christ performed his first miracle at a wedding there? fore we will only attend tbs weddings aud the festivities of the young peo? ple." We have a greater mission than that. No sooner were these young folks married and started out in the world with gospel good cheer than Christ went forth into tile world to continue that ministry. He went among the strangers. He went to those who cursed and derided and ulti? mately slew liim. He went to those who would have nothing to do with him. He went among the sinners and the outcasts to carry to them the ??bread of life." He went to Mary Magdalene nnd to the house of despised _accbe_s. He went everywhere where the -dns of mankind wore calling for the need of a Saviour. From amid the songs and the merrymakings of this nuptial ban? quet will you nnd I carry the message of Christ to an outside sinful world? Will we preach Christ amid the cypress ns well ns amid the orange blossoms? Will we preach Christ under the monn? ing, weeping willows as well as among the singing multitudes of weddings of Galilee? "It is better to go to the house of moura lng than to tlie house of feasting." k is your dutytto go to both placesf *!jut remember, oh, Chris? tian, those wh5 .*wo**preparing to enter another world and to lie married to death need you as much as those who are about to place upon their fingers the wedding ring of gold which will encircle that linger after the flesh lias withered away in the grave. [Copyright, 1905, bjf Louis Klopsch] Iii. linaine**. A Kansas City girl, according to the Times of that city, has the usual euri osity of her sex, especially about men whom she has just met. she ascer? tains the facts about them, too. by a simple method without subtleties. If she wishes io know a man's business, whether he has mentioned it or not, she'll ask, "What did you say your business is?" If it is his place of resi? dence she wants to know she'll ask, "Where 'hil you say you live?" But she found a man one night re ocntly upon whom lier method would not work. His reply has had her euri ous ever since. It was at a small dance on the south sidu. Some of the girls were wondering what the busi? ness of a "new" young man was. The girl with the method heard them talk? ing and volunteered to lind out. When the young man drew near she asked: "What did you say your business ls, Mr. Bo-and-so?" He had not mentioned his business, and he knew it. With n perfectly sol? emn face he replied: "I nm a gig catcher for a geewobble pede down in Walnut street, Miss Blank." A Henry .lunn-* Retart. Though Henry James, the novelist, lives abroad, he ls very faithful to America ami very proud of his fellow countrymen. At the Athenaeum, of which Classic club he is a member, Mr. James dined one evening with Joseph Chamberlain. Mr. James praised the English highly. He praised their dress, their manners, their country life and even their climate. Mr. Chamberlain listened attentively and gratefully. At the end he said, expecting a compli? ment for Great Britain: "Mr. James, if you were not an Amer? ican, what would you want to be?" "If I were not an American," Mr. Janies answered promptly, "I'd want to be one." MARTIN . MASON CO. Call attention to their large stock of Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Builders' Hardware, .Shingles, Laths, Lime, Bricks, and Build? ing Material generally, Paints, Oils and Painters' Supplies. We are prepared to cut bouse bills to order; also manufacture barrel staves and beads of good quality. Our grist mill will run every Saturday, Notwithstanding reports to tbe con? trary. We shall at all times he pleased to show our goods and invite you to call and inspect our stock before making your purchases aud we will save you money. MARTIN & MASON CO., Harborton, Va. Will Be Married. And yon will need a Wedding Pres? ent, ror the occasion. To get it you must come to me, if yon want the best, for tbe least money. My stcck of Sterling Silverware, and other articles suitable for wedding presents is unusually large and complete, as also uiv stock of Watches, Jewelry, .liver Novelties and everything be? longing to a Jewelry Store of the hrst-ciass (now in my new brick store between Postofflce and Hotel. The reason that my price* are so low, ts that 1 keep down expense*?buy clone for casu,and alu mantled with inch smaller profit! than you pay elsewhere. You save moro than I make on each article you buy from me. My Nmg experience teaches me that thu method ls beat for me aa well aa my customer!. I am a graduate optician and refractlonist and flt you properly with glasses? making no charge lor examining j >ur uyt-i. JNO. W. DUNCAN, ?Jeweler and Optician,? "?^Bifc810*' Onancock, Va We will bond you. THE NATIONAL SURETY COMPANY OF NEWYORK. CAPITAL - - 1,000,000.00. Will become sole security on honda of Ad? ministrators, Executors, Committees of Lu ijitti'-.-. Guardians,Trustees and all honda re? nnin <i in Court proceedings; also bonds of Treasurers, Clerks, Assessors, sheriffs, Cou staiiicH, Oootnotots, fee, For partteOISIS SBd rates SidlSSI Wise __ Oldham, Agents, Accomac, Va. BsnJ. T. Quater, Cousnlting Attorney, Accomac Vu Temperanceville Bank, W. L. NOCK, Cashier and Proprietor. H. L. Nock, Assistant Cashier. Responsibility to Depositors, $50,000. Now open for business. Money loaned, secured by deed of trust on Real Estate. 3 per cent, allowed on time Deposits, Patronage Solicited. FOR SALE ON LIBERAL TERMS, 15 ACRES HIGH, LEVEL, WELL-DRAINED CAND, situ ated ia Belle Haven* Virgi__*j. ? Fronting on two main road.. ' ?.-?*-^? Also one DWELLING-with seven rooms and eight AT_j?ES of good LAND, facing on Lee street, in Belle Haven. For further particulars ap? ply to JOHN R. FLOYD, Belle Haven, Va. For a Good Slate Roof. For a Good Tin Roof, For a Good Stove, For Gutters and Spouting, For Repairingof al! kinds, ? Call on? J. T. WALKLEY, BELLE HAVEN, VA. Phone or Kail Orders Promptly At? tended to. VI KUI MA-?In thc Circuit Court for Um OM-* tj cf Accomack. in Um .?patton of Hw td oomrt, on the ..".th day of .Inly, A. I).. 1905. William J. H. Watara, William H. I'agon, Franklin P. Cator and William Vf. Gator, mer? chants ami part?an trading tinder the firm name ami styleof Armstrong, Cator_ co.Plaintiff* ?fa faat Ella Hopkins.Defendant. In ll lamil [nil The object of this suit is to obtain a Mg?Mot againat the defendant (or tba aaa of lioi.w due the plaint?ti bj laid defendant apo. omi ac Count for kockIs, Hares and merchandise har? old and delivered by said plaintiffs to the said defendant, arith interest on said amount from September 1st. 1904, also obtain a lien by at? tachment upon all the ri al lat?ta OWMd by said defendant, situate at Wachapreague. in the .??ninty of Accomack. State of Virginia, and to subject tin- said real estate to the-payment of said lien. Aflidavit hating been made before the Clerk of the said Court that Ella Hopkins, the defendant in the above entitled cause, isa non-resident of the State of Virginia, on the motion of the plain? tiffs, by their attorney, it is ordered that she, the said non-resident defendant, do ai ->car here within MUND days after due publication of thia order and do what is necessary to protect her in , ? thai thia order be published once a areek fur (out - eke ia the 'Peninsula Enterprise,'' a newspaper published at Accomack C. H., Virginia, a,id also posted at the front door ? if iii' i ciirt-Hoii-e of tli*.- said County on the first Monday in August. A. I)., 1905, Teste: John D. Grant, C. C. A Copy ? Teste: John I). li rant, C. C. S. James Turlington, p. %. Look Save rnonsy. Parksley Marble Works, Manufacturers of MARBLE and GRANITE MONXJ MENT8, HEADSTONES, TABLETS, &C. Algo dealer in IRON FENCE CHEAPER THAN WOOD Wrought Iron 40 cents per ft. Galvanized Iron 7o cts. per ft. and ap. EDWARD M. HOWARD, Manager, PARKSLEY, VA.