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Peninsula ? Enterprise,
JOHN W. EDMONDS, EDITOR ANO OWNER. ACCOMAO COURT HOUSE, VA. Entered :it tlie feet OflkH at fccoontM 0 H Va., as Second-class Maller. Saturday, August 1, 1908. LOCAL NEWS. Tho Keller Fair will open this yt at August _5th and contiuue four days. Miss Clara Adams, of Baltimore, is at Acootnac C. H. visiting relatives and friends. Tasley Fair, August J, 5, ti, 7. Splen? did premiums this year. Write T. S. Hopkins, Tasley, Va., for catalogues and race card. The county treasurer, Mr. A. J Lilliston. will be at the Tasley fair every day next week for the collec? tion of rJOT and 1906 taxes. Mr. John lt. Ayres, wife and child? ren, of Cape Charles, spent sev< ral days last week at Accomac C. H. with his mother, Mrs. Sarah Ayres. Miss Mamie Parker, after a visit cd several months to her sister, Mrs. Ralph Janies, Pittsburg,Pa., returned to her home at Accomac C. H. on Friday. Miss Sallie Roach, of Accomac C. H., left Thursday on au extended visit to relatives and friends at lo hobeth, Md.,Philadelphia and George? town, Del. Excursion trains will be run every day during the Tasley Fair, from points North and South, for the ac? commodation of those who wish to attend, al low rates. Miss Edna Carnage, of Norfolk, and Miss Sarah Parker, of Baltimore, the guests for several weeks of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. B. Scarburgh, near ACCO mac, left for their home on Wednes? day. Mr. John S. Parsons, wife and two children, accompanied by Mrs. Em? ma Selby, left on Monday for Crockett Springs, Montgomery Co., Va. They will return to their home at Accomac C. H. in about two weeks. The catalogues of the Eastern Shore Agricultural Fair are in the hands of Mr. J. H. Turner, secret ary, Painter, Va., for distribution. Call on or write to him for one and get an exhibit ready for the old lair. Mr. and Mrs. John G. Eustis, oi Philadelphia, Mrs. George H. Will, and daughter, Miss Rose, of Balti? more, and Miss Mannie Fosque, ot New York, are visiting Roseland, the home of Mr. and Bira. Wm. P. Bell. L. Floyd Nock, trustee, will sell at public auction on Saturday, August 15th, 2:30 p. m., valuable house and lot lately belonging to James L Mears, located at said station, con? taining i acre. For full particulars see posters. Mr. William Walsh, Sr., of Mapps? ville, leaves Sunday night for New York, thence on steamer Lusitania lor Liverpool, Glasgow, London, Dub? lin, and other points in Europe. He will return to this county about the loth of September. Warner Ames, trustee, will, on Sat? urday, the Sth day of August, ne*.., at 3 o'clock p. m., sell at public auction in the town ot Wachapreague, the valuaLle house aud lot ot Anuihia A. Dicku ul. For further ^formation see postt rs or u astee. . _ulori At a picnicTt TOMMfcAifc x/P _H?* -.' Wedneeda Wat sc is shot and killed by Sam Johnson. On the same day John Allen shot and seri? ously wounded Spencer Dickerson at a point on seaside, near Assawaman. All ot the parties are colored people The Danton farm, located between Middlesex and Craddockville, will be sold at public auction by Mrs. M. U. Franklin on Saturday, August 1st., between the hours ot three and tour o'clock, at Pungoteague. This farm has been divided into three tracts. See posters. An exhibit ot monuments and head? stones will be made hy the Parkele., Marble Works at the Tasley Fan grounds,during next week, snowing the beautiful and substantial work being done by the firm. Mr. Howard, the proprietor, invites you to inspect the same and get his prices. Hoy J). White, by virtue of a power t>f attorney executed by Alfred S. Ewell will .ell at public auction on Saturday, August 8, 3 p. m., in front of Parksley hotel a certain pie parcel of land, containing by estima? tion B acres, adjoining the said town of Parksley. For particulars see posters. If in arrears for subscription to V-NTKBJ'Kisi; and you propose to at? tend the Tasley Fair next week don't forget to bring with yon the dollar due us?and don't let ns have to ask for it. Under a late ruling of the Postmaster General we have no right to continue the paper more than a year, so if you want it you must pay for it. New advertisements iu this issue ot imerest to our readers: The I. ll Merrill Co.-clothing at greatly re? duced prices, as appears on front page; W. H. Dickinson cc Son?low prices on all goods; A. H. (I. Mears ?summer sale bargains; J. S. Mills clothes at reduced prices; Central Agricultural Fair; Ananda] condition of liank of Keller. Mr. Thos. E. Fletcher has sold the fire insurance business of the late linn of Fletcher & Doughty. Onancock, to the Eastern Shore of Virginia Fire Insurance Co.,of Keller,Va.,and com? mends the home company to the patronage of all of its old policy hold?rs as well as to others looking foi fir.t-cjass insurance. The reasons for insuring in the home company will be given in the next issue of this paper. On Friday night of last week the barna and stables of the Greenbush Manufacturing Co., near Accomac C. H.. together with 37 horses, worth |3*)00, car of hoops worth $700, corn, hay, harness, eec, were destroyed by dre, which started in the hay loft, supposed to be accidental. Tho prop? erty belonged to Mr. J. S. Mathias and his loss in the aggregate is from $6,000 to $7,000 and the only Insurance be had was |">90 on one of his barns, valued at about 11900. Miss Sadie Bayly, of Accomac C. H., was viciously attacked and vio ently thrown from her porch and dragged several yards last Wednes? day night, about S..0 o'clock, by a Di*r|y negro unknown to her. Thc attack was made upon her as she was ..bout u> enter her home and so fur? ious was it, that ne refused to listen to her appeal to save her life and to release her from his clutches until frightened of by the outcry made by her and a little colored girl '.tandan' upon her, which brought a -sistani e from her neighbors. She escaped with several severe bruises to heri person, j ?s il i i i ii._ii-.ii ' ?tm -*-_?_-*----___-'. TASLFXS BIG FAE AUG.? NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES, Wachapreague Mr. Geo. Thos. Byrd's handsome |concrete dwelling is nearing comple? tion. Mrs. Jennie B. Sturgis, "I mat Qreenbaokville, af ter a lengthy visit io her son, Mr. I>. !?. Sturgis, our tonsorial artist, returned home M'\ eral days ajro. Miss Beatrice LeCato, s resident of and teacher in the public sch< New Voil. City, and a charming and accomplished young lady, is spending ral weeks ol ber vacation at the Lng hotet here. remains ot Miss Sadie Lane, a very young lady, win dieil Wednesday at the home ol ber biol_, Mr. Sewall A. Lane, at Tas? ley, ..tie interred in the cemetery here un Thursday. . Joe Shae, the Parksley peda? gogue, recreating this week at the Cedar Island Hotel, is dividing his time there between meditations on philosophy and attention to certain !_ lies thereat sojourning. Mr. George T. Guy, ot' Wacha ie, and Miss Lillie A Payne, ol Stafford county, Va., were united in holy wedlock at Stafford 0. H., on the iv ii inst., and returned to his former home at Wachapreague last Saturday We wish him a lon^ and happy i.larrit d life with his \oung, petite and pretty wife. John T. White, Sr., Esq , ot Parks ley, termed b\ many ot his gen! friends lhere, "The I.tidies Man" ol that town, recently paid his old friend, Mr. Jas. G. Nock, a \ i>it ol several days and returned home las; monday. We found him a genial, Booial, high toned gentleman, and many ot our citizens, especially the ladies, ez? ri a wish tba' he make a: , this delightful w at ere the passing of sui: The Wachapreague Hotel has be? tween 50 and 00 registered gues this time. Tiley toe coming in pretty now from distant and from . points?from Sew York, Pitts? burg, Baltim rc, Richmond, Danville and a great many other places, and they are much pleased and some say delighted, with the service and ;i and island hotels, now under tl;e efficient management >>! mine genial host, Mr. Wm. J. Fosque. The 1 urge dwelling a farm near here, formerly the Nock home? stead, _ik1 uow belonging to Mr. A. e.. James, and occupied by Charles . tenant, was destroyed by lire last Sunda} night. Davis and his tamil, were awakened by a neighbor about _ o'clock and barely escaped with their lives, losing nearly aii the ir hou-ehold furniture and clothing, rigin ot the tire is unknown, hut posed to have been caused bj a The house, worth ibly $1000, was insured for only ?sjOO. One of the prettiest races ever run in these waters was witnessed here last Saturday between the motor boat ir. J. T. Ki equipped with a 10 horse power Pay St Bowen motor, and tlie '"-Hue Bell," Bruah St Downing, owner.-, and equip ?ct \vTTha '. I lie! otor With a fair start a: no ad mtage they made the race of about z miles, with two turns, without a ngle skip. The "Bes-h." won the j lo seconds, and is no doub ie fastest motor boat ot her dimen ons on the sea-side. Mr. Robert T. Harmon, a resident I Fair Oaks, on a visit here to his m, William, last week, died of can y Sunday morning, 26th Inst., i the 67th year ol his age. "Cousin ob", as he was familiarly called by .ry many of his friends, was a man i whose soul there was mach cheer nd sunshine, had a host of friends in >wer Accomack and was Hived by all ho knew him. He is survived by ,vo sons, Messrs. Ernest and William [armon, and one daughter, Mrs. Milliner, Jr. Funeral services, inducted by Kev. Mr. Day, wen eld at Oak" Grove Church, Monda] lOrning alter which his remains were iterred in the family burying ground ear Pair Oaks. Saniord. Mrs. J. H. Green and daugl liss Daisej. of late guests of friends ere, returned on Monday to their onie at Marion, Ml. A match game of base ball, played ere last Saturday between Hallwood nd Sanford, resulted in score of 12 to in favor of the visiting team. Bernice, infant daughter of Mr. and ire, died last week f cholera infantum at Ocean City, Id. Thc remains were brought here in Saturday for interment. Miss Anni) ho has been ir lospital in Norfolk for the last week o be tuated for abscess ol the - .ch, returned home on Wedn< accompanied by hr lather, Capt. s'oali Miles. A new place ot amusement has >een started at Williams Point, op? posite this piaee on the I ary land hore, with dancing pavilion and Hher attractions, lt is open I ?rida) night and a large number ot ?ur young folks were in attendance it the last meeting. Horntown. Mi?s Margaret Shields attended the Missionary Convention at Onancock this week. The Horntown and Temperance ailie nines met last Saturday on our diamond. A w:'\ interesting game was played and som.' good runs made on both sides. The home team won by score Of 0 to 7. Among the recent visitors to town Mi:-- Kdua Bunting, of Wacha? preague, Mr. and Mrs. Moi Georgetown, Del., Mrs Robert Win? gate and daughter, Miss Pearl, Lau? rel, Del., Misses Winnie Parsons, Ethel Gladding, Mamie Massey and Margaret Watson, Atlantic. For all kinds ot launch lit tings and latteries go to A. ll. Ci. Mears. Tlie train service to Pocomoke is much better than it has ever been. You now have mme than 2 hours be? tween trains. Wouldn't it be a good tiie sale rj on at I. il. Merrili Co.'s. Wash-suits, sizes tl to i), Sailor and Russian blouse, 60c to | J. S. Mills. Chin.ute__ue. Bchooner Bennett, Denard Merritt, Oaptain, arrived this week with a cargo of melons. Our Life Saving boys aro again d on our streets. They left on yesterday on another term of 8 months, [n a game of bast' ball here las! Week between Snow Hill and Chinco teague, the former was winner by score of 8 to 4. The power boat Bins Bell, the vic? tor in many races, has been sohl by Capt, James Bell to Capt. John Rich? ardson of Ibis place. Mrs. S'lllie Sharple}' was takon to hospital in Norfolk this week, suffer? ing wi.h appendidtis.by her husband, Capt. John Sharples. New dwellings are being erected hereby B. Erasure on Main St., by Thomas Carpenter on Pension Avenue and by L. H. Howden down the Island. The annual examinations of tho Life Saving crews were held on Fri? day, 24th ult., and Mr. Levi Cathrell, BUrfman, was the only one that failed to pass. The High Behool grounds here have enlarged by the purchase of land adjacent to .--nm" and Improve m- nts are being made by moving oft an old building, onttingditches, haul? ing dirt on it and enclosing the grounds. Arrivals at Atlantic Hotel this week : c. Lee LeCompt, Baltimore; H. K. Mesley,Harrisburg, Pa.;A. 8. Handy, J. E, Nolie, Fredericksburg; J. N. Godwin,W. B. Godwin,,). A.Gregory, Henry Smith and son. Norfolk; (i. W. Wiingard, B. M. Crowley, Easton; J. .M. WilUy, W. W Har', Bridge ville; J. Iv. Connor, Albert Poinarton, H. E. Gordy, W. E. Taylor, T. W. Gwinn, E. A. Taylor, Harry Brown, K. Brown,Seaford; J, S. Tyler,Accomac. Pungoteague. mick spent Monday las- at Woodside, the borne of Mr. ai i Mrs. Jas. K. Aj r< Master Major H. Doughty, son of Mr. M. R. Doughty, bas been very ill for the last two week and still quite sick, Mrs. W. H. Henson and daughters, oi Lynchburg, are visiting relatives and friends at Pungoteague and vi? cinity. Mr. Wilde Johns, who has been the guest ol Ins sister at Melrose lor sev? eral weeks, rei urned to his home in Lunenburg this week, accompanied by his sister. Ur. 13. Bernard Brown, one of Bal? timore's most prominent burgeons, is the guest of Dr. E. C. A. Kellam. They were classmates al Medical Col? lege in their young days. Mrs. E. V. Smith, a former resi? dent of ibis village, now of Bruus . Florida, arrived here Thursday on a trip to her mother, Mrs. Peter T. H. Ayres, aud other relatives and friends. (apt. A. J. Head is at Sarah Leigh Hospital, Nortolk, tor treatment. Dr. F. C. A. Kellam,iid,who accompanied hit" thorp , tnieiy and will be home in a| VP weeks. A little schomer, with a cargo of blakey and beer from Baltimore, tempted io land it on Nandua whart i Friday evening of last week about ' o'clock at mgm, and when per nptorily forbidden to do so hy Capt. oggs, an unknown man ol tue crew u-sed and abused lani terribly. Their entity was concealed by the dark? es ot the night. Justice John A. Mears and con able W. E. Drummond, attended by werai law abiding citizens, made a dd on the premises of Mr. John li. enderson and Mr. John ll. Hender >n at Pennyville this week and mud in the smoke-house of tho for ier several barrels of whiskey and Ber and in an old storehouse of ie latter 65 barrels of beer. At a ig before the justices of tho Dis rict at Pungoteague on Wednesdays isl each were tined *? IOU and required j give bond under penalty ol $500, ol to sell liquor tor a year. Harborton. We are glad to report that Mr. Jas. kars is up and out again. t Tlie picnic to be held by Methodis. burch, August 1st, has been post oned. Tho employees of the Menhaden Oil nd Guano Co. have organized a brass ;.:d,most of them being experienced layers. Their sacred concerts given ist Sunday morning, afternoon and light were enjoyed by every inhabitant t the town. A large crowd of friends and rela ivt s were invited to Hie residence ol ir. and Mrs. E. Lang last Saturday, o celebrate the coming of age of Miss Dize, of Colorado Springs. A arge number ot our most prominent itizens, also Mr. Chas. Hundley, of iloseow. Kussia, were among the ,ue-ts. The presents were both num irous and handsome. Jenkins Bridge. Miss Rose Tuunell, of Cape Charles, B visiting Miss Charlotte Corbin. Mr. S. B. White left Tuesday for S'iagara Falls and New York City. .Miss Bernice McDaniel, of Poco noke, visited friends here the past rfeek. Miss Net tic Hudgins, of Portsmouth, b spending several days with her iunt, Mrs. Frank Fletcher. Mibs Josie li. William has returned rom a visit to her sister, Mrs. H. E. Horsey, ol New Church. Mrs. Frank Fletcher and Mrs. H. S. Hobbins visited Williamsburg last week. Mrs. Fletcher stopped at Nor? folk,Hampton and Portsmouth on her way home. For summer and outing ready made clothing go to A. ll. G. Mears. Bathing suits for all sizes and at prices from 50c to $3.50. J. S. Mills, Onancock, Va. OU are having trouble with your ? come to me and have glasses Qt* Von cannot alford to put the maUer off. Satisfaction guaranteed. W. IE Sartorius, Jeweler, Parksley, Ya. Onancock. Mr. J. C. Justis is at Blue Ridge Summit. Miss Virginia R. Hopkins is visiting schoolmates at Dunne, N. C. Mrs. G. Fred Kelley and daughter, Miss Mary, left Monday for Buffalo Litbia Springs. Miss Hattie Kelley is the guest of her brother, Dr. Winfred G. Kelley, ai his summer home, on Long Island Beach. Mrster G. Goodwin Joynes enter? tained the second base bali team of the Onancock High School Thursday evening. Thirty-five applicants stood the an? nual examination for teachers in the public schools hold this week in the High School building. Miss Sarah C. Custis, who has been the guest of her cousin, Mrs. It. E. Shield, al "Melrose," left for her nome in Baltimore Monday. Mrs. Virginia Roberts and Miss Martha Roberts, Of Winstou-Salem, N. C., ate at "Beeehlawn," the home of Capt. John P. E. Hopkins. Mr. W. T. Bundick is home from Nebraska and will not return until another year. The Chautauqua meet IngS were broken Up out there bj the excessive rains of late and he released the management from their contract with him. Mr. A. W. Lilliston fell front the top of the porch of his now building, near the Southern Methodist Church, Thursday afternoon, audit was feared lor so ie time had suffered serious in? juries. Ender medical treatment, his conditions improved during the night. The Missionary Union of the Acco? mac Baptist Association was in ses? sion at the Baptist Church Tuesday and Wednesday. A large number of dd.tes were ta attendance, and en? couraging reports of successful work wire made. Among the prominent workers present were Mts. G. F. Williams, superintendent of Sunbeam Board; Mrs. J. P. Thomas, corres? ponding secretary of thc Enion for Virginia, and Mrs. Mary Turpin, of Richmond. Constable Kellam, Sat unity night hist, acting under a warrant from Justice Parker, searched the premises ot Mr. Janies H. Harrison, near the Point ot Forks, and (hiding a quanti? ty of liquor in excess of that allowed the State laws, took possession of il, and arrested him. At his trial Thursday, ho was convicted of seven offences, fined 9650.00 and sentenced to imprisonment tor iu months. Waddy and son, Onley, also tried for I similar offences, BS in all, on same day,were tumid guilty on each charge bj Justice Parker. Their lines in tho aggregate amounted to $5,550.00 and terms of imprisonment,twoinonths on all but one of the charges. Onley. Miss Mollie Jacob of late has been the guest of friends at Horntown. Rev. A. W. H. Jones, of Glade Springs, Va., preached at Baptist Church here last Bund ty night The net proceeds of the dinner and f the corner stone laying we * 1.1.00. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Relole celebra jd their birthdays on July -Lid. They ave as their guests at present Miss [ary Cobb and Master Milton Card? er. .Miss Man Belote, daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. G. L. Beloto, entertained nne of their friends on Saturday af Mnoon. Among those present were: Pearl Reed aud Virgie Evans nd Mr. Willie Evans, of Cashville, Iesrrs. Clara East and Sadie Parker, Iessrs. Willie Parker, and Ray Card? er, of Finneys. The corner stone of the Baptist )hurch at Onley was laid Thunda} y Chesapeake lodge of Masons, assis ed by delegations from Temperance ille, Ocean and Central lodges. Mr. .. R. Doughty acted as master, and Ir. Jno. S. Waples was marshal. The leautilul aud impressive ceremony ras li inly rendered to Hie evident [ratification of Hie large number pres int. Addresses were made by the leverends Doctors Fristoe, and 'Anson of Norfolk, and Rev. Mr staples, of Parksley. A copy of the jonstitution of the church, names of he building committee, an account >f the organization of the church, and ;opies of the Religious Herald and jkninsli.a ENTKKPBLSE were placed u the cornerstone. Parksley. Mrs. Eslie R. Phillips, of New Jhurcii, visited Mrs. 0. L. Ewell here i few days ago. Miss Margaret Staples, of Ports? mouth, is visiting at the home of her brother, Rev. lt. F. Staples. Miss Phoebe Decker, after spending lie millinery season here, has return sd to her home at York, Pa. The excursions to Ocean City and the pony penning were each well patronized from this section. Mr. Jesse Matthews, after enjoying his vacation here at the home of his parents, has returned to Wilmington. Miss Sallie Truitt, of Claiboume, and Mrs. Roy Gordy and children, of Snow Hill, are guests at the home ot Mr. John Dennis. Mrs. Mars Michael and children,and Miss Lou Watson, of Baltimore, and Miss Mazie Johnson, of Richmond, are at the home of Miss Lou Johnson. iliona. Miss Pearl Taylor spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Merritt of Stoc ton, Md. Miss Emily Scott, of Philadelphia, spent a tew days last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Tull. An ice cream social will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D, p. Miles Saturday p. m., August 8, for the benefit of Berea M. P. Church Everybody cordially invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs A. J. Taylor, of Phila? delphia, after spending a few days with their parents here, returned home Saturday night, accompanied by Mrs. Taylor's sister, Etta, and cousin, Miss Winnie Miles. For furniture go to A. H. G. Mears All straw hats and Panamas placed on sale at special prices. J. S. Mills, Ouancock, Va. are Entries at Tasley Fair. Tuesday, August 1th. Two Year Old Class?Trot-f 150.00. Capt. Guy, Turlington Bros., Fair j Oaks, Va.; Maggie Prince, James, Jamesville, Va.; Hallie Prince, L. T. , Beloate, Keller, Va.; Meda Oliy or Princess Crescus, Floyd Bros.,Bridge? town, Va. 2:20 and _:_. Trot failed to fill. Bpeeisla will be made in these two classes, or they will be re-opened. 2:40 Class Trot?$200.00. Honest Jim Day, S. A. Layne, Lynchburg, Va.; Meda Direct, S.E. Baring, Richmond, Va.; Hail Worthy, Turlington Bros., Fair Oaks, Va.; Victor, Thos. Edward , Richmond, Va.; Maxie Blaess, Westview Farm, Winston, N. C. ; Walter L., P. H.Land, Norfolk, Va.; Thelma J., J. C. Long botham, Boothwyn, Pa.; Bather W., Emily 8., Bobbie, H. R. Tyson, New? ark, Eel. ; Blanche IC, J. A. Shall), Shippensburg,Pe. j RayEggwood, W, I.. Bass, Richmond, Va.; John White, W. J. Daugherty, Dalbys, Va.; Violet B., A. W. Taylor, Parksley, Va. 2:30 Class Pace?$250.00. Peter Case, 1). C. Armstrong, Prin? cess Anne, Md ; Sir Henry, H. A. Layne, Lynchburg, Va.; Princowood Jr., A. H. Tyson, Wilmington, Ucl ; Call, C. W. Parsons, Cape Charles, Va.; Red Princess, LC. Corbin, Washington, I). C.; Black Bird, Downing Bros., Mappsburg, Va.; Happy G., J. C. Mott, Washington, 1). ?'.; (;,.,,. ll., (j. H Saul, Toronto, (ac ula; Teddy Mack, B. A. Wilson, Newark, Ohio; Uar] Boo, H. R. Tyson, Newark, Del.; Hebe, \\r. L. Bull, Pair Oaks, Va.; Lucy Todd or Riley Cox, W. L. Bass, Richmond, Va.; Nellie Bini, J. H. Beloate, Kel? ler, Va.; Grace Oliver, Floyd Bros., Bridgetown, Va. Wednesday, August ">th. 2:30 Class Trot $250.00. Honest Jim Day or Gladys G., S.A. Layne, Lynchburg, Va.] Gracie W., s. E. Earing, Richmond, Vp.\ Trout, J. <'. Mott, Washington, I). C.; Orion, W. '?'. Cobb, Norfolk, Va.; Thelma J., J. c. Longbotham, Boothwyn,Pa.; Esther W., Emily B., Bobbie," H. R. Tyson, Newark, Del.; Blanche li,, J. A. Sharp, Shippinsburg, Pa.; Sig? net Prince, c. Scott, Seaview, Vs.; Billie Prince, W. L. Bull, Fair Oaks, Va.; Richard Powell, W. J. Daugher? ty, Dalbys, Va.; Ray Eggw.od or Robin Bird, W. L. Bass, Richmond, Va.-. Vancadel, A. W. Taylor, Parks ley , Va. 2:2. class Psee?f-00.00. Sir Henry, S. A. Layne, Lynchburg, Va.; Love Call, C. W. Parsons, Cape Charles, Va.; Black Patehen, L. C. Corbin, Washington, D.C.; Happy G., J. C. Mott, Washington, D.C.; PrinceWOOd Jr., A. H. Tyson, Wil? mington, D.I. j Mary Boo, H. R. Tyson, Newark, Del.; Montague, flinton Scott, Seaview, Va.; lb he, W, L. Bull, Fair Oaks, Va.; Lucy Todd or Riley Cox, W. E. Bass, Rich? mond, Va. Thursday, August 0th. 2:17 Class Trot?$300. Royal Prizo, E. C. Corbin, Wash? ington, I). C.; Electa, A. IL Tyson, Wilmington, Del.; Alto Down, S. A. Layne, Lynchburg, Va.: Possum, .iew Farm, Winston, N. C.; Miss Rosedale, J. C. Longbothum, Booth ? ??<?. Pa ? Ci,,- Poer.,.- '! R Tv.rm. ewark, Del.J Bc; i.tbourne .ock farm, Ballimore; Cordova, W. Daugherty, Dalbys, Va. 2:17 Class Paco?$30<?. Alvin, EL H. Harrison,Norfolk, Va.; lassman or Brooklet, S. E. Earing, lohmond, Va.; Bklddoo, (has. At inaon, Baltimore, Md.; King Pin, A. Wilson, Newark, Ohio; Mar lietel:. G. Hathaway,Norfolk,Va.; 'arren B.,W. F. Hull, Newark,Ohio; ekes Lee, H. R. Tyson, Newark, ?L; Montague, Clinton Scott, Sea iew, Va.; Sol Hooker, Aug. Burke ter, Baltimore, Md.; FranK S., Elk igton Stock Farm, Eastville; Nonie ener, Chas. W. King, Westminister, Id.; Frank A., A. Wit., Baltimore, ld. Friday, August 7th. 2:50 Class Trot-$200. Meda Direct, S. E. Earing, Rich lond, Va.; Victor, Thos. Edwards, -Chmond, Va.; Maxie Blaess, West iew Farm, Winston, N. C.; Orion, V. C. Cobb, Norfolk,Va.; Thelma J., .C. Longbotham, Boothwyn, Pa.; Isther W., Emily S., Robbin, IL S. 'yson. Newark, Del.; Blanche R., . A. Bhoop, Bhippensburg, Pa.; Hail dorthy, Turlington Bros., Fair Oaks, 'a, 2:27 Class Trot-$250. Trout, J. C. Mott, Washington, D. :.; Little John, S. A. Layne, Lynch? ing, Va.: Glenford, B. A. Wilson, iewark, Ohio; Walter L.. P. S. .and, Norfolk, Va.; Blanch Et., J. A. Ihoops, Shippensburg, Pa.; Billie ?rince. W. E. Bull, Fair Oaks, Va.; )r. Bill, U. Q. Sturgis, Onancock; Uchard lowell, W. J. Daugherty, )albys, Va ; Ray Eggwood or Robbin Sit tl, W. L. Bass, Richmond, Va.; ancedel, A. W. Taylor, Parksley,Va. Free for All?Trot or Pace-^100. Chimes. S. E. Earing, Richmond, fa.; Lady May, A. H. Tyson, Wil nington, Del.; Dry Dock, I). C. Arm itrong. Princess Anne, Md.; Ruby fry, B. A. Wilson, Newark, Ohio; dargariete, E.C. Hathaway, Norfolk, .'a.; McKees Mac D., Dinner Bell, 3d. Sweeney, J. C. Longbotham, Soothwyn, Pa.; Ward v. Sr., W. F. lull, Newark, Ohio; Nancy Bee, ll. EL Tyson, Newark, Del. Hurrah for Cedar Island. Launch leaves Wachapreague as fol ows: 8:30 a. m., 2 and 6 p. ru.,return Dg at 12:30, (land 10 p. m., sharp, [lound trip 26 cents. Make engage nents for meals and Island in advance ?viii n possible. W. J. Fosque, Prop. Hotel Wachapreague. All oxfords in tan, platinum calf md pat colt are being shown witii Hosiery to match at J. S. Mills, Clothier & Furnisher, Onancock, Va. du he For carriage harness go to A. H. G. Mears. Jewelry of all kinds. Any article j t we sell that does not give satisfaction ] ( will be gladly replaced. A big stock.' W. ll. Sartorius, Jeweler, Parkley, Va. Write to us for estimates on doors sash, blinds, stair-rails and all other, kinds of building material, hardware, paints, &c. Stock large, prices low, Mr. R. D. L. Fletcher will bo at Acco? mac Court H. the first day of every County Court, to receive orders for the firm. [ Cape Charles leo and Lumber (Jo. Business Notices. Notick-Parties will be taken to the Island at any point on the seaside in a comfortable launch on short notico and at reasonable prices by the undersigned. For particulars write or see Jos. H. Stevens, Wachapreague, Va. Non ck Mr. EL Lee Lilliston. ofi Accomac C. H., no longer represents the Parksley Marble Works. E. II. Howard, i Proprietor, i Notick to Farmkks ? I will deliver! flat hoop barrels and good covers for 28 cents and now ready to deliver any time. Send in your orders at once. Yours for business, Tyndall St Whealton. Grota, Va. Eon Sa r.K?Peaches at a reasonable price for canning purposes. Write for prices of white and yellow varie? ties. A. U. Merrill, Pocomoke City, Md, Lost?On July 22, in Parksloy a lady's gold watch with initials S. M. engraved on front. Watch was at? tached to black belt by gold fob. Finder will be liberally rewarded by returning to Miss Sadie Matthews, Parksley, Va. LOST?Duff and cuff button with initials K. C. between Parkshn and Mason on West side of railroad. Finder will bo liberally ro warded by returning to ENTBBPBI8S Otlice. FOB Salk?Eighteen Poland China and Jersey Red pigs, 3 months old. Can be seen from BtoOp. m. any day. P. E. Wharton, Accomac C. II. Va. NOT.CH?The undersigned party de? sires to rent a small three horse farm, productive to all crops, with neces? sary outbuildings thereon. I have for sale 3 nice stacks of fodder. Com? municate with the undersigned. Andrew J. Young, Parksley, Va. Notick?I am selling a superior li o proof salt wind merchants .post rn asters, farmers and others, who have impor? tant papers, should avail themselves: of the oller being made hy me at a I verj low price to secure a Ure proof Bafe. willi the best combination lock, j Will be glad to give prices and show cuts of safe. Johns. Tyler, Onancock, Va. Notick All persons in arrears for rent or taxes on oyster grounds in District No. 3 must come forward and settle at once as the chairman of the Board of Fisheries has ordered me to collect all sums due, between this and September 1st. Jas. K. Harman. For Rent?For the year 1!)09 my j house and lot at Accomac 0. EL, now I occupied by Mrs. Wm. Watkinson. For terms &c apply to Mrs. Ida Ail worth, Accomac C. H. Va. f I Notick- I will grind corn at my ring August. After that date as retof ore on Tuesday and Saturdays. R. Thoa. Doughty. Wantku? 1,000 lbs. chickens, 16,000 roe chims, for Tasley Fair. 10 cents lion paid for fresh shelled butter ans. Doughty ?_ Hickman, For Salk No. l Alderney cow, 3 sars old, fresh to pail?also good rm horse weighing about 1,000 ninds, sound and all right. Apply to G. E. Bunting, Assawaman, Va. Wavn;i>-A farmer with sufficient bor to carry on a t,vo or three horse ' 1 rm for share rent, everything else *' ? be furnished by the undersigned. _e farm is J mile of Onley Station, in high state of cultivation and is abundant resources on it. For, Tiber particulars call and see W. E. Mapp, Onley, Va. Wood FOB Salk At 28 cents a cart ad at the Parksley Manufacturing o. mill, near Whitesville, Parksley, Parksley Manufacturing Co. a. For Salk ok ExttELUfOS? A drove [ good horses, two especially fine rivers. They can be seen at Evans fharf. John T. Nock. Wantku?A middle age white lady, ) do general house work. Good ages will be paid to the right per >BU Apply to A. P. Savage, Belle Haven, Va. NOTICE?_ horse farm for rent. F. S. Smith, Mappsburg, Va. For Rknt?Cash or share, for year 30!), Homestead farm of P. Byrd, .bundant resources. Possession given auuary 1, 1901). M. J. Byrd, Mears, Va. Notice ?Houses moved by day or ontract at any point in Accomac or lorthampton on reasonable terms by he undersigned. Prompt attention liven to all calls by letter or phone t my home. G. T, Groton, Parksley, Va. Notick-We have for sale 300,000 tarrel staves. J.C. Kelley & Bro.. New Church, Va. NOTICl TO QXHXRAL Puiur?I have rn hand a full supply of low wheel peed carts and top buggies-also ome second hand ones. Terms cash, .pply to C. M. Byrd. Keller, Va. For Rknt?For year of loot) or erm of years two new settlements m my farm, known a* "Myrtle llrove." One has ti room house with ill necessary outbuildings, with land for 2 or 3 horses, abundant resources md access to several hundred acres nf fine pasture, convenient to churph ss. fine school and steamboat wharf. The other has a 5 room house and sufficient outbuildings, with sulficient land for one or two horses, abundant resources and access to several hun? dred acres fine pasture. For further information come and see. S. K. Martin, Harborton, Va. Ll A Wave of Low Prices on all Goods at DICKINSON'S VISITORS TO THE POCOMOKE FAIR We have in:,.!. ____BIC-I Ito int. rust tim - Pair hy placing on our conn tors an iiiiiiii-n- of new and up-to-date Roods including all the lal - in Dre.* la, Waah Fabric.. Robe Pattern*, Shirt W i a complete line of Uhdenrear, Coneta, Panuola. Glove* Hosiery, Embroideries, I.aces and everything that ?oes to make- np a lirsUclass Department Store. Our Fall Stock of Furniture and Carpets ia bow on e_hibition and we would adviae all who coo-Hnplate baring in tho Kail to Mlsst sow while the ttoch la ai Ita best and prices at their km Millinery Department. 'mi.) "a DICKIMBOM HAT" to mat. li roar now Kail gown ia the last touch that teeatat that comfort able feeling that rou aredressed la food latte and thoroughly ui.-to-.laie. Polite aii.l attentive salespeople and floorwalker. In attendance ready io supply you with all the information you wlab without Importuning you too strongly to huy. When you are tired and worn out at the Fair Grounds Refresh yourself by visiting our place of Business. W. S. DICKINSON # SON, POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND. Big Summer Sale. See Bargain Tables. UM Suits Ready-Made Clothing i to price from boys of 4tosizett,3S to ii,25 psr cent off. UM Pair Ladies and Misses Hho< ia! . price. China Sale -Barga!- Tallies from 5 to 9H cents. (.ingham and I alice 6 cents. All kin.ls Boat Fittii n -"Beat Batter. Very Respectfully Youi-. _?_? H. Gh MEARS, Wachapreague, Va. P, B.-hallies Attention. Mention this ad av ) fruit and Bill Muslin at a cts., Calico 5 cts. A. H.Q. M. $3.00 /7_ia/_2_2/-rV $3-50 __IW-?/VeiaOl/mUs) CUSTOM GRADE WHAT is the reason why there are more ''Queen Quality" Shoes made and sold than any other kind of Women's Shoes in the world? We can tell you but you may not believe us. The shoes can tell you and you will believe them. Buy a single pair, and let them cell you their story. It is interesting. THE BELLE HAVEN FUKNII.RE LU. J Facts lor men wno Dress weil and Economically. The most any man wants is to have his clothes sty sh, perfect fitting and to wear satisfactory^ That is exactly what you will get when you buy the lothes we sell. Not only are the clothes satisfactory but the prices re reduced. J. S. Mills, Onancock, Va. To Late Buyers. We are offering a number of JOBS in our various ines of Merchandise, which will save you money if you will 3ok them over. Many of these we have just secured ,nd other lots we have cut prices on in order to clean hem up. Look our Job Clothing Table iver and you will find you can buy a suit for less than J he selling price. This table will not last long. Suits that.sold for S6 00 and 86.50 are cut to $3.98 67.50 " $4.98. $11.00 to $14.00 " ?7.98. R. Lo SHIELD <& CO. Take in rile Great Pocomoke Fair At Pocomoke, Md., August ll, 12,13,14.