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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - April 14, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Peninsula \u2666 Enterprise John w. Edmonds. Editor and owner. Accomac court House a. Entered at the Post office at Accomac o. . As second class matter saturday May 6, 1911. Local news. Board of supervisors meet monday May 15th. Strawberry checks Are now being printed at this office. If a grower let us have your order. A Jota. Lottie Garrison of Cape Charles is at Accomac 0. H., visiting relatives and friends. Mrs. George b. Ish of Portsmouth is at Accomac it. H., the guest of the family of her brother or. R. Oldham. Or. John Lilliston of Accomac 0. H., returned saturday from a trip of several Days to Baltimore an Washington. Or. And mrs. L. Tiffany of Baltimore arrived saturday for a so Journ of several weeks at their Home at it. Custis. A game of Ball will be played on the High school grounds at Accomac o. H., today 4 p. M., Between acco Mac and Wachapreague teams. In the game of Ball at Accomac o. On Friday Between the boys of Onancock and Accomac High schools the score was 9 to 5 in favor of the Home team. Or. John w. Rob student at Mary land University dental department returned Home saturday to spend the summer with his parents judge and mrs. Samuel t. Ross. Mra Ann Browne accompanied by her daughter miss Florence left tuesday for a visit of several months to her son Lieut. Beverly Browne u. S. A., fort Riley Kansas. Or James t. Nock student of Baltimore Coll Geof dental surgery arrived Home thursday to spend his vacation with his parents or. And mrs. P. Nock Accomac c. Or. A. B. Dunaway will not fill his regular appointments at Drummond town and Onley tomorrow. will attend the sunday school Institute in session at Bethel Baptist Church. J. R. James & sons will Sella tinb Lic auction at Mapp s track Keller,va., on saturday May 13th, 2 o clock two very valuable Young horses. For particulars see advertisement in this j Issue. \ the postmaster at Accomac 0. H., has been advised by the Post office department Washington d. C.,that the Post office a 4 Pastoria on account of the Rural free delivery will be Dis continued May 31st. To the list of candidates in this paper is added in this Issue the names of Thomas c. Kelley and m. E. Don can for commissioner of Revenue up per Parish and of Joseph l Cooper pm Justice of the peace for Lee District. The entertainment Given under the auspices of the ladies Aid society of the Drummond town Baptist Church Friday evening of last week was a big Success. The net proceeds s7l 00, will be used for parsonage improve ments. A special term of the circuit court of Accomac will be Tela by judge a w. Robertson of Newport news be ginning May 15th, for the trial of Railroad and other cases in which judge Fletcher was employed while a practising attorney. Many new advertisements omitted this week will appear in next Issue. The supplement hereafter will be printed on both sides and this will enable us to accommodate All advertisers and to enlarge our space for local and other Reading matter. Hon. Carter Glass candidate for United states senator will address the voters at Eastville on monday May Bot court Day. is an at Tractive and forcible speaker. Ever voter who wishes to vote right at democratic primal a should hear him. The literary society of the Pungoteague High school will hold their Nunnal commencement on monday May 8, 1911, at 11 a. M.,and at night at by. Rev. Charles Friend Orbelle Haven will make the address before the graduating class. The Public is cordially invited to be pres end. " an advertisement of Frank Heller ick & co., commission merchants of Philadelphia appears in this Issue. The firm is a Good one wants the patronage of our shippers and can furnish references of scores of those on the Eastern Bhore who have favored them with shipments that it will be to the interest of others four Farmers to give them a trial. The medal offered by the Jefferson Davis chapter u. D. 0., to pupils of the High schools in the lower Parish for the Best essay on the life and character of general Robert e. Lee was unanimously awarded by the judges the pastors of the churches in Drummond town to miss Lucy Mears Ames Pupil of Pungoteague High school daughter of or. Samuel w. Ames. The essay of miss Bessie mister of Harborton High school was Given second place in Point of Merit. New advertisements in this Issue of the paper to which Especial attention is invited u. Q Sturgis and o. ?Ford automobile co. O a. Cropper Maxwell automobile co Frank Hellerick & co.?commission merchants E. Johnson agent for the heirs of valuable real estate at Public auction S. Mill clothing w. S. Dickinson & son new dress fabric bankrupt notices of a. Rubin and Andrew h. Revel Diamond state Telephone co Rew & Rew order of publication Showell Cathel and wife is. Albert t. Sharpley and wife and others. Oscar p Parks and Warner Ames executors of Geo. P. Parks deceased will sell at Public auction in the town of Onancock on saturday the 13th Day of May next beginning at 1 o clock p. M., All the personal prop erty consisting of household and Kitchen furniture Iron Safe &c., a of the said decedent. At 3 o clock of the same Day they will also sell a certain tract or parcel of Woodland in doll swamp and a certain House and lot in Onancock. For further in formation see posters or address either of the executors. The real estate of which w. J. Johnson of j., died seized and possessed containing by actual survey177.75 acre5,115.75acres ofw00d5,61.98acres cleared land situated on Road from new Church to Oak Hall and on Emile from new Church station will be sold at Public auction in front of Nelson Johnson s store new Church by E. Johnson agent for the heirs on saturday May 27th, 3p. The farm and Timber will first be offered for Sale separately and afterwards As a whole and the Way in which they bring the highest Price will be considered the Sale. For full particulars see posters and the next Issue of this paper. I neighbourhood notes Onancock. A line of motor cars will hereafter meet All trains at Tasley. Mrs. U. Franklin was a Passen Ger on monday s Steamer for Balti More. Miss Helen Redden of Sudlersville,md., is the guest of mrs. J. Thomas Powell. The facings and trimmings of the National Bank building Are being painted. Mrs. R. T. Ames has As her House guest miss Georgie Anderson of Belle Haven. Mrs. J. Dinwiddle after a pleas ant stay at Kerr place has returned to new York. Miss Sadie e. Fletcher is in Pool Moke the guest of her Cousin mrs. Thomas Hargis. Mrs. O. B. Look of Buffalo is spending the month of May with miss Manie e. Fosque. Or. And mrs. A. Nottingham Are receiving congratulations upon the birth of a son. Or. Edward Schultz is Home fro Baltimore where he was operated upon for Mastoiditis. The Young folks at the High school Are getting up a drama for the Bene fit of the base Ball team. Lybrand Thomas of Oyster a for mer resident of Onancock spent the week with John t. Robinson. Mrs. J. W. Massey after spending several Days with her sister mrs. Wal ter Rhode has returned to Phoebus. Or. O. R. Marsh has completed building to be occupied As a i Villi Nery establishment on the North Sid of Oheson Neasey. Garland the Little son of or. L. F. Lewis was ill monday following a attack of measles. His condition since is satisfactory. Or. E. J. Taylor has finished dwelling on deep Creek for we. , and has contracted for another in the same neighbourhood for Johnt. Lewis. Miss e. Virginia Hopkins entertained a number of friends at her Home Beechland thursday even ing. Dancing was the feature of the evening. The recital Given by miss Heleng. Joynes at the Bard Avon school of expression Baltimore Friday evening was highly complimented by the City press. The annual Spring examination for teachers was held by supt. Joy Nesat the High school thursday Friday and saturday. Fifteen teachers file the required papers. Or. Oscar l. Powell and or. Johnw. Robertson operated upon or. Parkes for flesh tutors thursday. They removed . Parkes is improving rapidly. Fire was discovered in the Woods of Jas. J. Chandler on deep cite tuesday and rapidly spread Over about thirty acres. The principal loss is in Timber and that cannot no be ascertained. The injuries of miss Hazel Hart who was acc Dently thrown from Wagon at the Ball game in Accomac Friday were not serious. She washable to attend classes at the Norma school monday. The game of baseball Between the town boys and High school boys monday afternoon was considered by Many to have been the Best of the season. The score was 4t03in Favoron the school team. Belvin Killmon aged 17 years son of Leroy Killmon of Tasley died of at his father s res Dence monday night. Funeral ser vices were held wednesday afternoon in the m. P. Church and burial was made in it. Holly cemetery. Activity still continues around the wharves. An extra Steamer wit freight came in tuesday schooners Chesapeake and Dor Chester loaded Coal. The Schoone Shattie Washington and lumber for Northern ports. Several transactions in horses occurred during the week. Among the sales was a Fine roadster to we. and another to John t. Bundick by w. J. Twilley of Pocomoke City a bursar jr., Colt with Promise of Speed to we. R. Justis by J. Oli ver of Accomac. A Small boat loaded with lumber and laths in which or. D. D. Fletcher was crossing Onancock Creek thurs Day capsized in the Channel and the Anchor falling out she was prevented trom Drifting. Or. Fletcher Clung tothe Bottom until a coloured boy who saw the Accident from the Shore secured another boat and rescued him. James w. Cobb died saturday night following a protracted illness aged 61 years. Funeral service for him was held in the Baptist Church tuesday afternoon and burial was i Onancock cemetery Rev. J. , an old pastor and the Friend of Many year read the scripture Les sons and paid feeling tribute to his memory. A widow and adopted son Charles w. Johnson survive. The pall bearer were Active James 0.lewis, e. J. Taylor g. S. Walter . Parks , e. B. Waples,jr., we. B. Pitts and Jas. R. Wat son. Honorary Sam t. Waples Thos. E. Fletcher Spencer f. Roger Sand John Waples. Flears. Or. 0. A. Phillips left this wee for Salisbury. Or. L. Hopgood of new Church was with us on wednesday. Mrs. James Wessells is visiting parents and friends a Pocomoke City. Another visit of the Stork recently makes or. I. J. Wooten a very Happy Man. Our new minister Rev. Or. Kirby preached his first Sermon at Shiloh sunday last. Howard Hughes and Dewey mar shall have accepted positions in lower Northam Toft. Or. And mrs. Harry Taylor of Oak Hall spent sunday with her parents at this place. Strawberry crop will probably be Good in this Section but two week Slater than u3ual. Or. Ala Avader Chase of Poulson was attacked and badly bitten by Bull dog on the Highway last week. Or. L. Chase the owner of our fast horse Bucko is still willing to Trot or. E. T. Somers mile heat for purse of 9100.00. Speed is Al that is necessary. I men s silk hosiery from 26c. "to$1.50 per pair. J. S. Mills. Just received a full line of screen doors window screens screen stick Sand wire prices Low. Ashby & Hickman. Summer underwear in athletic or Short sleeves with knee or full length pan also bleeping garments and a S. . From 50 to 100 barrels of fish Are being shipped from this Point weekly . Tarr forthe last 6 years resident of Philadelphia is he revisiting friends. \u25a0 our postmaster has received orders to weigh All mail matter this month and keep an account of same. Our Cornet band has been engaged to play at Stockton High school commencement the evening of 25th. Mrs. Josephine Scora is a Delegate to the Royal Knight convention in session at Denver Colorado this week. Or. L. R. Bennett of Norfolk Washer this week arranging to bring his open air minstrel show Here in a few weeks. Mrs. Henry Davis accompanied by her husband is at Atlantic City As a Delegate to convention of daughters of America. Or. Wesley Bodley one of our Lead i ing merchants and miss Celina Jones the charming daughter of another leading merchant or. 0. Jones were married april 28th. Among the visitors Here this wee were or. W. Pruitt Deputy treasurer or. W. T. Wright commissioner of Revenue or. F. E Ruediger county Surveyor and B. Wrightson. Mrs. J. E. Matthews is Home froma visit during the Winter to her daughter in Maryland or. Clarenc Feddeman is in Baltimore on a Busi Ness trip miss Mattie Rowley is visit ing friends in Philadelphia. Rev. E. T. Liddell a former pastor of Union Baptist Church spent a few Days on the Island recently and Dur ing his stay preached two Able ser Mons which were greatly enjoyed bythe Large congregations that filled the edifice. A movement is on foot to raise the balance of the Church debt $1,200, also to renovate and beautify the Belah Chapel. A most pleasing spiritual interest pervades the Church. New additions to the membership every sunday during the past two months. Arrivals at Atlantic hotel this week Allen t. Selby r. V. Gladding Wra. Whitehall r. P. Webster e. Jbrown g. R Harrison F. Wells p. W. Byrd w. E. Wise Baltimore w. E. Virgo Philadelphia a. B. Mills Washington d. B. W. Carroll Northport l i. E. Quillen ber Lin Kussell Hayman Pocock City B. Lord c. E. Allen sea Ford g. E. Kennerly Salisbury . Selby Clarence Powell Wilming ton Oscar Boston Snow Hill W. Stockley Newport news l. R. Ben Nett Norfolk. Onley. Or. John c Core is on the sick list this week. J or. Ernest Taylor spent part of the week in Richmond. The l. T. L s., will meet at Baptist Church next sunday night. The first shipment of radio he this season from our station was made on May is. Or. L. J. Savage of the firm of Savage & Ames is in the West on a business trip. Miss Lola Bull after a Short visit to her parents has returned to Peabody Institute Baltimore. Or. James f. Parks confined to his Home of late with a severe attack of mumps is out again. Visitors in town this week Stevenson rape Charles , of Philadelphia. I a delightful reception in Honor of mrs. Leake of Richmond on the evening of May 2d., by mrs. Lee Hutchinson at her Home. Or. Howard Beachboard of this place is an artist with the Whitewash Brush. The Job of whitewashing done by him this week on his premises proves it. The boating rink of or. Hob East is a popular resort for the Young peo ple and some of the old ones. It Isnow open every afternoon and night except sunday. Harborton. Mrs. E. G. Evans after severe ill Ness is out on the streets again. Mrs. S. G. Clifford has moved into her summer residence at Reidville my. Mrs. We. Adams returned tues Day from a Short visit to friends i Norfolk. Or. J. Taylor our enterprising mer chant has put in an up to Date soda Fountain. Or. Coley Hutchinson is building a Large addition to his barrel factory also enlarging on his office getting ready for the summer Rush. A new building is going up at the Corner of main St. And Hack s neck Road which will be occupied by As a Boot and shoe factory. Or. Fawcett Dize has resigned his position with the n. Y.,p. & n. , at Salisbury to accept a better Odwith or. J. Chandler of Exmore a. Or. Jas. Lennen owner and or. , menhaden Oil guano co., left on tuesday s boat for Balti More to look after the interests of that firm in that City. Sunday May 7, will be observed As mothers Day in the methodist Church Here. Sermon will be preached by the Rev. W. L. Murphy. The improved order of red men of this town will attend in a body. A Lbrothers Are cordially invited to at tend and meet at the Hall at 2 30 p. Wachapreague. Or. W. P. Goffigon has returned froma visit the Cape Charles. Mrs. Lee James and mis ter Are on the sick list this week. Our High school boys won in game with Melia and Quinby last week. Mrs. Rachel Johnson is visiting Herson Rosser in upshure neck this week. Mrs. Effie mister and Little son Hil ton have returned from a visit at Onley miss Anna Goffigon from Nan Dua. Or. John a. Goffigon of Norfolk an mrs. Sudie Eichelberger of Exmore were guests of mrs. F. J. Goffigon last week. Mrs. E. Brittingham left Friday of last week for Baltimore to spend two weeks with her daughter . Davis. The w. F. Missionary society met atthe Home of mrs. Euda Harmon tues Day evening. After devotional exercises refreshments were served. Announcements were received Here this week that Rev. S. Otto Wright former pastor of this place and mrs. Anne l. Wallace of Baltimore were married in that City last saturday. It is warm enough to Wear str whats and we have the line in soft or split braids. J. S. Mills. For Sweet potato Corn and grass fertilizers old Dominion goods if Yon want the Best write or see p. , Onancock and his agents. Parksley. Mrs. E. G. Jevania of Harborton Isa guest at the Home of . Chan Dler. Or. D. Johnson is having a Kitchen addition built to his dwelling on Bennett Street. Or. V. S. Deitrick who has been unwell the last few week is now in Richmond for treatment. Mrs. Alice Hall and Nephew Mas ter Morris Timmons who spent the Winter with relatives in Maryland have returned Home. Mrs. W. S. Leake supt. Of the Young women s society of the gen eral Baptist association organized local societies at Zion and Parksley churches last saturday. Mrs.. daughter miss Evelyn of Kiowa Kansas arrive thursday night to be present with their relative or. E. Pate who has been seriously ill for several Day. Mrs. E. J. Gregory of fort Mitch Ell and miss Edna Gregory of Meck Lenburg county teacher at Willis wharf the past session Are. Now vis iting the family of Rev. Thorb Mclark. The John Brown pipe Organ co., of Wilmington del., is installing a two enamel pipe Organ in the Newm. P. Church Here to Cost 11260.00. Or. Andrew Carnegie donates one half the Cost. Or. Charles w. Purnell optometrist of Cambridge md., will be at or. Sledge s drug store Friday May 19tb. Morning Only. Eye troubles carefully looked after glasses pre scribed and furnished when Neces sary. ? mrs. Virgie Budd wife of Jame Budd died in a Hospital in Norfolk Friday of last week aged 25 years. Funeral services were held at Zion Church sunday conducted by her pastor Rev. Thorium Clark inter ment in Parksley cemetery. The Parksley athletic association reorganized at a meeting held the Early part of the week and elected the following officers h. T. Mason pres. E. Colona vice pres. J. Harry Rew Sec. And treas. W. N. Mason manager r. L. Parks asst. Manager T. Ewell Harry Rew e. Colona c. P. Piatt h. J. Barnes e. T. Scott and h. B. Ball directors. Jenkins Bridge. Miss Sadie e. Fletcher of Onan cock has been visiting Here recently. Mrs. N. F. Taylor and daughter Margaret Are at mrs. T. B. Cor bins. Mrs. Frank Fletcher has returned from Norfolk and Hampton where she attended the u. D. Convention. Master Foster Fletcher is spending Beveral weeks with his grand parents or. And mrs. S. D. Fletcher of Cape Charles. Engagement announced. On monday at the country club miss Mande Flippen entertained at beautifully appointed luncheon Dur ing the course of which was announced the engagement of miss Cather Neirby Betty daughter of Rev l. ,of a. E. Conference South to or. Harry Lee new York formerly of Accomac county the dining room was made attractive with Spring blossoms and a most cheerful glow was shed Over the scene by a big log fire. The twelve guests were seated around one Large table beautifully adorned with vase of tulips lilies of the Valley and at each place were two Dainty hand painted cards of heart shape Ona place card the other bearing the suggestions of a fitting Toast. In the Center of the table on an elaborate lace Center piece was a Large heart around which the smaller ones we rebuilt up in the order of the constituting an unique feature of the luncheon. Toasts on Joy Hap piness ambition obedience love peace on Tain lectures sympathy an Faith interspersed Between course causing much merriment in their lever applications. A Beautiful Toast to the Bride was Given by miss flip pen to which miss Betty made a particular Clever and enjoyable response after which she placed in position thelast heart bearing the Date of the wedding. The whole then formed one Large heart As a pleasing enter piece closing Toast to the Groom was most aptly Given by miss Janie How Ard. For several years miss Betty has been a popular teacher at the ran Dolph Macon Institute. Her in Danville will regret he departure from the City. The welding is to take place Lata in june.? Register april 30. Withdrawal of candidate. After considering the matter i Fin to make a thorough canvass of the county would interfere with my bus iness interests and for that reason have decided to withdraw from the contest for. Commissioner of thank my Many friends for the assurances very truly v. S. Deitrick. Choice and select line of China an japanese matting also 9x12 matting rugs at S. Scott a Parksley. We have the largest and most up to Date Stock of oxfords for men women and children we have eve shown. Styles and Price right. Also full Stock matting and matting drug gets and Beautiful patterns. Bloxom Bros. Write to us for anything in the building material and hardware Lin and you will get the right building & Supply Cooley a business notices. Speed at Public auction Weill sell at Public auction on Satur Day May 13th, 1911, at two 2 o clock at Mapp s track at Keller a. F Little Jack by Jack Louise by Sidney Prince is dam Little Betz. Also Bulky and Jack is a 5 year old Trotter and will make Speed exhibit on Day of Sale. Princess Louise is a 3 year old double gaited with Speed prospects. Terms made known on Day of Sale. J. R. James & sons. Notice i hereby forewarn anyone from dumping refuse or otherwise trespassing on my cleared or Woods land under full penalty of the . Jennie of. Mears Keller a. For Sale Cocke b prolific selected Redcorn. $2.00 Fletcher Jenkins Bridge. Sick headache results from a disordered condition of the stomach andean be cured by the use of Chambe lain s stomach and liver tablets. Trait. For Sale by All dealers. Notice Iii sell at a bargain to immediate purchaser 2 passenger 4 Cylinder automobile fully equipped with top wind shield Gas Light Etc in Fine condition. Has been used buttery Little. Reason for Selling going to buy 5 passenger car. Address y., care of Enterprise. For Sale Skipjack carrying 200bushels of oysters in which engine can be readily placed and changed into gasoline boat. Price terms see or write to . Ellis Greenbackville a. For Sale i have a Good Workhorse and three or four shoats forsake for Cash. W. E. Mapp Onley a. Notice i hereby forewarn my wife Bessie Mears from slandering me or handling my name in any Way and furthermore that 1 pay no Bills unless i create them r. Mears Locustville a. Money to loan on unencumbered real estate in Accomac county. Jno. S. Parsons atty.,Accomac, a. For Sale handsome Gray Chincoteague Pony five years old sound and gentle miss Lola Wescott Keller a. For Sale eight mares 4 to 6 years old weighing from 1,050 to 1,100 pounds also Bome Fine mule weighing from 1,050 to 1,200 mules Are the finest i have overseen on the Shote. This Stock was bought so that i can sell right. W. B. Duncan Pocomoke City my. For Sale at private contract As executors of the last will and testament of George p. Parks and by virtue of Power conferred upon us

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