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Y, - JULY 27, 1?X)5.
?MTTLE LOCAL ITEMS.
Doings o? the People
Tersely Told. ?
VISITORS SEEN IN TOWN.
Some Going and Others Re?
ings of Interest to
Mrs. E. E. Bomar, of Rich?
mond, is visiting at Poplar Grove.
*rxR Sa..k?One fresh Jersey
clsJ, of best stock in the county.
Apply at this office.
Miss Mabel Foster i~ visiting at
her Uncle's, Mr. Henry Sibley,
Miss Virginia Call Dickenson of
Richmond is visiting Mrs. I nslic
Frank Alvoy of lkiltimore is
visiting Mrs. Josephine B. Hun
Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Christian
of Norfolk, are visiting at the
home of J. T. Christian.
Mrs. Webb of Norfolk is visit
iug at the home of J. T. Christ?
For salb cheap, a lot of new
lumber at Central Church. Apply
to^^ S. Marchant.
W)i. Julius G. Miller of Haiti
more is in the County this week
For SALS?Or trade for a ca?
noe, 5 fresh milch cows. Apply
to C. E. D; Tgs, Cardinal, Va. ?
/Jt>K SALE: Forty acres good
timber land on Haven Road. A
bargain. S. E. Richardson.
S?A>ard G. Miller and Miss
Bestie D. Miller, are summering
at their Country home, "Spring
Wanted ?An experience d
white lady to fill position of House?
keeper. Address Mrs. Robt. T.
For sale? Thoroughbred Ply?
mouth Rock Cockerals. Come
qnicJbftntJ take your pick.
A. ip Marchant, Mathews C.H.
Notice? I have six thorough
bred badger Beagle dogs for sale.
Apply to Win. P. Hudgins near
Archdeacon Monet?re of Rich?
mond will preach in Christ Church
at II A. If.? Trinity at 3.30 P. M.
an3 St. John's?at 8 P. M. on Sun?
day .^oiiist. ;
Tfflree young,, horses for sale,
perfectly sound and gentle. For
further inforrVration, address
J. Tyler Crittenden,
Amburg P. O. Va.
f < *? ?
deacon-, the Rev. Dr. Mon
of Rjcttmond, will preach
t Sunday morning at Christ
ch, 3:30 P. M. at Trinity and
at St., John's Church.
.0. U. A. M. will organ
Mathews C. H. on August
5, at 7 P. M. All are re
f?d to b? pr?sent. A brass
of music will be present and
sure to have a good time.
re will ?be a Lawn Party on
n of Mrs. Cordelia Mur?
ar Williams Wharf, Wed
\ugust 16. Supper, ice
cake etc.will be served.
gin atc? P. M. The public
ially invited to attend.
latries John Foege, A. Von
gneck and daughter, C. F.
and children, Grimmcll,
son; Misses Mary Crew,
ant, Susie O'Connell; and
i. Grimmell, Geo. Ready,
and John Foege are
at Bay View Cottage on
Pio? BALI A bay mare colt.
two years old last spring. Well
grown and fine looking.
Geo. Y. Hunley, Retz.
Mr. \V\ N. Williams, wife and
daughter. Miss Annie Waller, are
spending the summer at Mr. J.
Boyd Sears' home.
Several correspondents were
crowded out this week on account
of a lack of space. Among them
was an interesting letter from
Miss tillen Douglas Garnett af?
ter a delightful visit of several
weeks to her friend, Miss Clara
Pettit oi Palmyra, Va., has retur?
Mr. Chas. H. Hudgins of New
York is here on a \isit to friends
and relatives. Mr. H'udgins pays
us an annual visit which he al?
Presley Williams, representing
Daniel Miller & Co., was in town
last week calling on the trade.
This is Mr. Williams first trip to
Mathews for two years.
The gentleman who found a
scarf pin (belonging to Miss l?es
sie Miller) and called at the Jour?
nal office some time ago, will
please call again with the pin and
We call attention to the adver?
tisement in anothers col .mm oi
Prof. E. A. Tompkies. Any one
desiring the services of a tutor
would do well to write him.
The County Board of Supervis?
ors met in their regular annual
meeting on Monday, July 24, to
settle with the County Treasurer.
The Treasurer's books were in
good order, and the settlement
soon made, which showed a bal?
ance on hand of over $7,000.00.
My new launch will be complet?
ed in a few days, so I have decid?
ed to give an excursion to War
tons Grove Sunday, July 30,
Wednesday, August 2, and Sun?
day August 6, leaving Fitchetts
Wharf at 7:30 A. M., stopping at
Cricket Hill. Round trip $.50.
Those wishing to make the trip
will find the best of accomidation.
A merry party from up on the
Piankitank, came to Mathews,
Wednesday night on a "hay ride."
During their stay in town, they
visited Mr. S. E. Richardson's
Drug Store where they enjoyed
some of Mr. Ernest Hudgin's de?
lightful -ice cream sodas. Thev
left for their homes at a late hour
much pleased with their evening's
The Ladies of Central M. E.
Church, Mathews Co. Ya. will
give a Lawn Party at the home
of Mr. G. S. Marchant on Tues?
day and Wednesday evenings,
the 8 and 9 of Aug. A big effort
will be made to entertain those
present. There is a good wharf
at Mr. Marchants place and all
parties desiring can land in a
boat. Will have elocution and
music, a supper and refreshments.
Supper 25c. G. S. Marchant,
C. C. White, and S. E. Richard?
ITEMS OF INTER-1
Gathered By Our County,
Will you please allow me a lit?
tle space in your paper this week?
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Banks
welcomed a little baby girl to
their home on Tuesday last.
Mrs. Betty Diggs of Gwynns Is?
land has been visiting with her
aunt, Mrs. Laura Hurst for the
Mrs. Ashley Brownley of La
ban and Miss Lucy Forrest of
this place?and Mrs. Marian Lvell
of Pampa will visit their mother
in the fuiure.
Miss Lucy Forrest and Miss
Julia Brownlej' will leave for
Middlesex and Gloucester in the
Mrs. Laura Oncal and children
of Virginia Beach will visit her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Brovvnley of Laban in the near
The farmers were delighted to
see such a refreshing rain as we
had Wednesday last.
Miss Ethel Forrest of this place
is visiting her cousin, Miss Bertha
Callis of Rets.
(Too late for last issue.)
Joe Drisgil is extremely ill with
typhoid fever at the home of his
parents. He returned from Nor?
folk, where he had been at work,
Capt. G. H. Forrest came home
Monday last to spend the summer
with his parents, Mr. and Mis.
O. F. Morgan is home for some
time, where he is improving under
the care of Dr. Hoskins.
Mrs. Rooker Morgan and little
daughter arc the guests of her
father this week.
Mrs. T. A. Diggs is visiting her
sister at Gwynns this week.
Mrs. J. J. Forrest, of Norfolk,
is the guest of her mother-in-law,
Mrs. Jno. B. Forrest.
Miss Ruth Owens left Sunday
night for Berkely to visit her bro?
ther, Capt. W. L. Owens.
Miss Sissie Owens came home
this Week after an extended trip
to Norfolk. ?
Miss Rosa and Lima Morgan of
Portsmouth, are visiting their
grandfather, Capt. J. C. Hudgins.
Little Lambert Sadler, the s>>n
of Capt. Alphonso Sadler, of Nor?
folk, is visiting at the home of his
grandfather, Robert Sadler, near
The protracted meetings will
begin at Salem M. E. Church on
Sunday, July 23. Rev. Dadman
is expected to assist. There will
be all day meetings and dinner on
the ground after Monday.
On Monday evening of last
week, a delightful launching par?
ty was given by Mr. George Hud?
gins of New Point in honor of
Miss Hattie Hudgins of Winter
Harbor. The party steamed out
of Horn Harbor promptly at six
o'clock. After a delightful ride
of about an hour and a slight de?
lay of perhaps fifteen minutes,
the party landed on New Point
beach. A short call was made on
Capt. and Mrs. Marchant of New
Point Station. The remainder of
the stay was pleasantly spent in
various ways. Some hunted for
souvenirs, some strolled over the
sand beach, while others seated
themselves and inhaled the re?
freshing breeze to their heart's
content. At ten o'clock the par?
ty returned to the hospitable
home of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. O
wens where delicious ice cream
and cake were served. The par?
ty feel greatly indebted to Mr.
Hudgins whose kindness afforded
so much pleasure to all.
For attractive and artistic Job
Printing bring your order to the
The Republicans will hold a
mass meeting at the C. H. Satur?
day Aug. 5. to elect delegates to
the state convention which will
meet in Roanoke, August 8.
For neat and artistic job print?
ing, bring your order to this office.
We can please you.
We do all kinds < t . ? ?**!?
Coynrnerclal Joto pf l|>ll|Hfa
Have you seen the
that we're showing?
If not, take a look at
them, in one of our
windows, the next
time you're down
town. They're <
ating an unusual a
mount ol interest.
"White Front" Academy
of Music Jewelry Store,
214 Main Street.
Having retired from
the hotel business I will
devote my entire atten?
tion to my Livi:ky am?
S vi ; Si Aiti.K. First
class Teams and Rigs
always in read in?
Parties conveyed to
and from any points.
Thanking my many
patrons for their kind
patronage in the past
and solicit im,' future
favors, I am,
h?. H- Hale.
I will close out a lot of men's
light Pants at very low prices.
Also men's and boys' Suits,
Straw Hats, Helts, Ties etc;
Lot of Calicoes, Lawns, Lin?
ens, White Goods, Ducks,
etc. at prices that attract.
This is your opportunity;
Call on me and save money.
Cricket Hill. Va.
Everything in this line
from the smallest mark?
er to the finest
We pay freight and see
personally to the set?
ting of all work.
We have done work
for the leading people
of Tidewater Virginia.
This is what we claim for Han
line Bros.' Lead and Zinc
Better and purer than any other
Paints on the market. A trial will
convince anyone. Send your order to
C. A. .,100,
Headquarters for everything you
use in the line of Groceries, Dry
Goods, Notions, Siioes, Hat's Etc.
Plows, Cultivators, Stoves and re?
pairs for Plows and Cultivators also
Harness, Robes and HoTSC Covers.
If you will call I will try to please
'Phone or mail orders receive
Westrn i pister Sertool
A Boarding School for girls,
Many city advantages. A
Faculty of twelve. Curricu?
lum of high standing, prepar?
atory to College. Send for
IVIIss Gajnpbell Pr*P
?alean. 3.C0 P. M.
Thursday night, before 4th Sunday.
Shiloh (Grab Neck>. 8.0? p M.
John 0. Moss, p. c.
Read the Journal and get all
the county news.
DR. A. M. MALCHANT,
Office at Mathe** CL It.
#*"-Ofhce up-stair* in Tkibttxk b?dtf.
MATHKWS C H.
<_>f.? 11 kinds. Pictures enlarges!? bc#t
(foktand Silver sol dt ri a? for
Spectacles asad Jewelry. Watch assd
Clock repairing, liicyele work.supplies.
LESLIE C. GARNETT,
Will practice In the C f the
Counties of Matthews, Middlesex
Do You Use Liquors
in your family? If so, write
W. P. Ires & Co.,
and ask them to mail yon
or those wanting- repairs, in fact,
anything in the line of
will ?o well to see me before C >n
tracting; I ass la Un? for any and
all kinds ui
and will devote myself exclusively
to that business the coming aeaaon.
Leave word at this office or address
DM St Williams Wharf.
6-12 m T? F" Galll8>
When in town don't forget to call at
M. E. HALE & CD'S
ew Store. If ata St., op. drug store
We have in Stock a line
Goffce apd Tea
To please the most fastidi?os and
o?h?r Fancy Groceries of excellent
H. H. RALE. Manager.
lirst. smell next, then la lie be .Ore you
buy LIQUORS. For if there is any?
thing easier to 1k> deceived ?U it is
Whiskey. Impure Whiskeys can some?
times fool the mo I ssp r> but iu the
course of Ime will prove by your con?
stitution whether you h ve drank pure
or impure liquors. We have been es?
tablished . i nee 1! <k> and give as refer?
ences any of our m;-,iv on tOUiers.
We solicit mailorders and guaran?
tee satisfaction by prompt delivery
and pure whiskeys.
Wine and Whiskey Merchants,
75 Commercial Place, Norfolk, Va.
Price-list upon request.
I have extra good ATHS I
at 92.50 per 1000.
Expert-Wriarf apd Bridge
Builder? JNO. A. PAYNE,
I am prepared to do any wharf or j
bridge work, which I guarantee, and
can give satisfactory references which '
might be profitable to anyone commun?
icating with me.
htis paid. Is paying and will pay in
?'Jolly Good Health" many times its
cost. So ii von suffer with nervousness,
heartburn, sour stomach, nausea,
blues anil other symptoms of Indiges?
tion, the great-destroyer o? health and
happiness, and tit the same time inak?
a paying investment, get a bottle of
this wonderful preparation.
For Sale By
Hudgins ?Sr Hodglns, C C Thomas,
Susans, W. O. Hadgina A Co.. New
l'oint, W. F. White, Dlggs Whf.. P.
Hodges, Ci r i instead A Mitchem. T. Ik
Di&gS, J. F. Mattox, I?r J aines, J.
T. Kvertme, Richardson's Drugstore,
M s. y.iiiis, j. M. Forrest, Brooks vS:
DAVIS CARRIAGE MFG. CO., INC.
GLOUCESTER BRANCH. W. C. TUCKER. MGR
On account o? the exceedingly
high rate of Insurance, the l>.<\i>
Carria ? MTg Co. have decided to
h (heir hue?- stock of goods at
Gloucester C. H.
To do this we are going to sdl at
some price. We have a very lai
stock of Buggv s Catriages and
Runabouts. The largest st..ck of
Harness in Tidewater Virginia. A
car load of Mil burn Wagons.
We also sell Gasoline Engines,
Mowers, Binders, Rakes and cany
a large stock of repairs.
We can save, you money on any?
thing in our line Give us a chan
DAVIS CARRIAGE MFG. CO., INC.
W. C. TUCKHR, Mgr.
There is a Little Store ? ? ? ? ?
known as the "Blue Ribbon Grocery," next
to the Drug Store, which has in it as nice
goods as can be found in any country or citv
store, and they are always fresn and clean,
too. It has just received a nice stock of
Toilet Soaps?anything, 'most, in that hue
that you may call for. Lawn Swings, dou?
ble or single. Buy yourself one and
Swing In the Happy Medium
which i: the only correct way of living. It
also has Mason Finit Jars, which are selling
with tli< Ottoms knocked out ( of the prices I
flom. ad see me; I am still alive. As
most of ou know, I am a "Tar Heel" and a
Yours to serve.
Blue R'iibon Grocery,
S. P. James, Prop.
of Dress and Millinery Goods at Dixon Cos, Odi\ Fellows' B'ld'g.
Sea Island Percales, formerly 12 !c, now 10 c.
Madras, formerly I2'-C, now 9c.
Madras, formerly 1; c, now 10 c.
Mercerv id Cham brays, formerly 15 c, now 11 c.
Standai?! Shirting, now 4 c
Lancaster Ginghams, now 6 c
Ginghams, formerly .S and IO c*s, now o c.
Fruit oi Loom bleached Muslin, now 7 c
Summera Silks, formerly 50 c, now 42 c.
Dress Silk Patterns, formerly 65 c, now 49 c.
Black Taffeta Silk, formerly $1, now 87 c.
Lawns, formerly 5 and 6 c's, now j'.-c and 4 c.
Lawns, formerly 10 ami 12 c's, now 8 c.
Lawns, formerly 15 and 20 c's, now toe and i2'.-c
Lawns, formerly 25 c. now 19 c.
?Vtfe aj-e Agepts For
Longman & Martinez Lead and /inc.Paints ? none better). W. L.
Douglas Shoes (second to none?. Jap-a-lac varnish paint, unequal
ed for finish. Oliver chilled Pious. Excelsior Cook Stoves. Stan?
dard Sewing Machines.
J. W. IDTXOIM GO.|
Odd Fellows' Bldg..
Mathews, Y a.
is prepared to do the finest kind of
neat and artistic Job, Book and Com?
mercial printing in Tidewater Virginia,
at the most reasonable prices. Send
us your order and we will guarantee you satisfaction. AH kinds o?
the highest class stationery for business ami private correspondence.
J. J. T'v&U & Go.,
Commission merchants and dealers in
Poultry- Eggs, Couptry Produce, Fisri, Oys?
ters, Glarns, Gratos, T^rr-apip apd Berries
of all kinds. Consignments solicited. Returns made promptly. We
also take express or freight goods for Wilmington, Philadelphia,
New York, Boston and all Eastern and Northern markets.
Steamer Helen Anetta will leave daily on the Piankitank:
Green Point.12 M. Cobbs Creek.1.30 P.M.
Warehouse.2.30 P. M. Milford Haven.3.30 P.M.
L. E. Mumford, Pros.
Sand? Smith, V. P.
J. P. Nottingham, Cash.
Paid Up Capital $120,000 Surplus and Undivided Profits $75,000
Mathews c. ei., va.
Solicits th vomits of firms and individuals atul offers to .
tomen every a ?modation consistent with ?t,nx\ banking.
Jpterest allowed op Savipgs Accounts.
AH IVIopey 1p vault covered by 3urglar Tp
Hours 9 A. M. to 4. P. M. Saturdays, 9 A. M. to 12 If.
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