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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - August 25, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Peninsula Enterprise John w. Edmonds editor and owner. Too Oman court House a. Entered it the Post office at Accomac o. A. Va., a second class matter. Saturday. October 21. 1911. The Atlantic deeper Waterways association met in annual convention in City of Richmond tuesday night with delegations of distinguished citizens from Al most every state from Maine to Florida in attendance enthusiastic in the movement which for so Long has been the Quot dream of those who would help to take a Long step for commercial and humanitarian betterment the object of the meeting and the results looked for Are Given by the Richmond virginian in the following Quot a deep Inland waterway from new England to the Gulf of Mexico is the end towards which they Are moving. With this system of navigable canals running from Maine to Florida and connecting with All the great Inland cities in route the originators think they will have solved the problem of the efficient and economical handling of heavy freight the tremendous reduction in freight rates alone would represent a Large annual saving to the people and would justify the Enterprise. But in addition these canals would inevitably open up Large stretches of territory for the development of their resources. Furthermore through the canals a Safe Inland passageway would be afforded sailing vessels in the season of storms and around the dangerous places upon the coast. The country is afforded by the Stevenson investigation another sickening revelation of millionaire methods in break ing into the United states Senate. It Cost him $107,793 to secure 56,800 votes in the primaries and the requisite support of the legislature. The sum for cigars and Beer alone in this elevating Campaign ran up to $30,000. How Many men actually received pay for their vote of course is not revealed and will not be but there can be no doubt with so much Money in the Campaign that there was no Lack of actual bribery. The allegation that Stevenson obtained his seat through corrupt practices is fully proven. For Thi Honor of the Senate Stephenson and Lori Mer should be dispossessed of their seats. Doubtless there Are others in the Quot millionaire s club deserving of a like Fate. The Senate must purge itself if it is to retain an Iota of Confidence and respect. For the future Protection of the Public it should be made impossible for wealthy men to be elected to the senator ship with out other qualifications or merits than a bulging barrel. An illustration of the difference Between real leadership and Bossis was presented in new Jersey recently. The democratic state convention sought to pass Resolution endorsing governor Wilson for Anson Nim Serr Opp set the res Anition in open convention declaring that such an endorsement would be inconsistent with the action of the present democratic regime in providing for presidential primaries As the method by which the people of new Jersey shall express their preference. The governors Wise counsel prevailed and the matter of new jerseys Choice was As he advocated left to the people. Hon. We. J. Bryan has at last reached the conclusion that he cannot be elected president of the United states and is no longer in the race for that office. But if he cannot be president he must be Content to occupy a place in history along with Clay Calhoun and Webster. He gives up a lifelong ambition in these words Quot i shall never be president but i would rather go to my grave with the consciousness that i have done right and that i have done All in my Power to give to my country the Best possible form of government than be president at almost precisely the moment that or. Taft was lauding the supreme court Quot Rule of reason decision in a recent speech declaring that it will cause the trusts a naturally to dissolved the sugar Trust was calmly announcing that it proposes to take forty million dollars More out of the Peoples pockets during the next year. It does no to seem to strike the amiable president As the least bit curious that the wicked trusts go right on raising prices As of Yore though they have had plenty of time to Quot naturally dissolved since the supreme courts decision. For the purpose of testing the Validity of the Law providing for county Bond sues payable out of magisterial District levies for the purpose of building Good roads a jest Case was appealed monday to the supreme court. The Point is the recent Bond Issue in Tazewell county. Geo. W. St. Clair of Tazewell appeared at the clerks office monday with his petition and the writ was granted. Little doubt is Felt that the Law will be upheld. In fact an almost similar Case has been practically decided by the court from Lee county when a writ of error was refused. Tea drinkers especially those who prefer the chinese blends May soon find the Price of their luxury advancing in the Wake of Coffey and sugar As a result of the Treasury departments strict ruling against importations of teas artificially coloured. The order already has resulted in turning from american ports several Hundred thousand pounds of chinese Tea treated with prussian Blue talc drugs or chemicals. Tasley fair race meeting. 1 dates changed to november 8 and 9. The managers of the Tasley fair association will bold a two Days meeting november 8th and 9th, and Nob on october 25th and 26th, As heretofore advertised. Entries will close october 31st. 11 p. Most be six to enter and five to Start. Usual conditions of National trotting association to control. Card As follows first Day. 2 40 Trot purse 150.00 free for All Page a a a 150.00 2 25 Trot. A a 160.00 second Day. 2 20 Pace purse $150.00 2 30 Trot. A a 150.00 free for All Trot a a 150 00 mail your entries promptly to j. W. Hickman seo�?Ty., Accomac a. Fob rent for year 1912 the farm owned by the j. W. Gillespie heirs now too pied by w. T. Dix. Apply to w. F. Gillespie or g. W. Gillespie Mappsville a. For same Home grown Irish Gobbler seed potatoes grown from Northern grown cold storage seed. Get your order in for delivery Between 16th., and 25th., of october As Price will Advance after they Are stored. Call write or phone. E. R. Phillips Massey a. Deaths. Or. Agrippa Bell of 337 Clinton Street Brooklyn one of the Best known physicians and at one time one of the most distinguished sanitarians in this country died sunday at his Home. Or. Bell was born in Northampton county Virginia on August 3, 1820. He was a Veteran of the mexican and Olvil wart. Or. Thomas h. Melson formerly of Accomac but for thirty years or More a highly respected citizen of Baltimore and a trusted employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad go., died suddenly in that City on wednesday october 18th., aged about 70 years he was a brother of or. Levin t. Melson and or. James s. Melson of Accomac g. H., who together with his wife mrs. Kate s. Melson a son Charles Melson and daughter miss Stella Melson survive him. Capt. John Smith a worthy and highly esteemed citizen of upper Accomac died Friday october 6th., at his Home near Marsh Market aged 70 years and after funeral services at Pocomoke methodist Church on sunday conducted by his pastor was Isid to rest in the family burying ground near his late Home. One son or. Roswell t. Smith and four daughters mrs. Sewell Groton mrs. Lynn m. Kelly mrs. Frank Hall and mrs. Charles h. Gaskill survive him. Or. Henry e. Byrd prominent As a merchant and otherwise in the affairs of the county for years and highly esteemed by his Many friends for Many excellent traits of character died last saturday after a lingering illness at his Home at Temperanceville aged 72 years. Funeral services were held Over his remains at downings methodist Church on monday conducted by a former pastor Rev. Or. Wallace of Northampton and interment made in cemetery at that place. His wife one son or. Otho w. Byrd and two daughters mrs. Spicer Taylor and miss Edith Byrd survive him. Game Laws. Virginia a at a meeting of the Board of supervisors of the county of Accomac held on the 9th Day of october a. D., 1911. By virtue of authority conferred by by an act of the general Assembly of Virginia approved May 16, �?T1910, Section 5 of said act it is ordered by this Board that it shall be unlawful for any person to Hunt kill or capture in any manner or buy or offer for Sale or have in Possession any ducks or wild water fowl Between the 1st Day of May and the 15th Day of november any Marsh hens Between the 15th Day of january and the 15th Day of september and any Woodcock doves squirrels and Robins Between the 15th Day of january and the 15th Day of november and it is further ordered that the clerk of this Board have this order published for four weeks in the Peninsula Enterprise. An abstract. Hebte John Grant jr., c. B. S. Sale of valuable Timber and land. 1 will sell on november 9th, 1911, in Horntown Between the hours of 2 and 4 of clock p. M., two tracts of Timber and land. 1st containing 60 acres be the same More or less. 2nd containing 125 acres More or less to be sold As follows the Timber will be sold first then the land then As a whole and the Way it brings most will be considered a Sale. I Reserve the right in rejecting any and All bldg. The property can be seen by calling on w. J. Gibb Horntown. Terms made known on Day of Sale. W. J. Gibb for heirs. New York Phila. Amp Norfolk r. In effect april 30, 1911. R. Resolutions of respect. Whereas almighty god in his divine Wisdom and omniscience deemed it a part of his predestined and immutable plan to remove from the communion of a devoted family from the midst of Loving friends and from the Circle of fraternal secrecy on dearly beloved brother Friend and councillor Milford Wesley Miles on the sixteenth Day of september a d., 1911, and has taken his Strong spirit of integrity Justice love and truth from its weak and suffering Temple of earthly Clay and placed it where Only Angels dwell in that strongest of temples in a the new Jerusalem a in that dwelling not made with hands founded on the a Rock of Ages a eternal in the Pavon e. i Oas of tar. We a tvs to its Ever beckoning us upward to join that celestial fraternity above which sings that everlasting song and glad Hoa Annas to Christ on King be it resolved that we As committee respectfully submit this me Miriam to Wachapreague Council no. 96, Junior order United american mechanics for their approval and adoption with the recommendation that a copy be placed with the archives of our Council and another sent to the bereaved family of the deceased also its publication in the a a Peninsula respectfully submitted b. F. Sturgis Jno. T. Mear8, committee. Jas. G. Nock. Adopted october 6, 1911. South bound trains. No. 49 no. 87 no. 45 no. 41 no. 47 leave p. A. P. P. A. New York . 9 u0 12 38 3 38 8 00 Philadelphia. 11h 5 45 3 00 5 57 10 00 Wilmington 12 03 6 57 8 44 6 53 10 44 10 00 1 35 4 55 9 00 Baltimore leave Delmar Salisbury a. A. Pm m. 3 10 10 45 6 57 3 10 11 01 7 09 p. Tasley 4 39 1 09 9 14 Cape Charles 6 15 4 30 10 26 old Point 8 00 6 20 Norfolk arrive 9 05 7 25 p. 10 15 10 27 p. M 1 85 148 4 30 630 7 26 leave Norfolk old Point Cape Charles North bound trains. No. 44 no. 48 no. 50 no. 80 no. 4� . . . . 8 00 6 15 8 46 7 15 11 05 9 30 it Ury Delmar 7 34 8 01 i 30 200 10 49 12 30 13 54 600 7 31 Vvs 1015 00 8 45 1185 . Iff 8 54 arrive Wilmington a. P. A. 1123 4 35 4 05 Philadelphia Baltimore new York n.8. 3 44 p. 12 08 12 40 522 6 52 805 600 601 7 32 p. M 7.41 8 26 9 50 1118 in nem Orlam. In Loving remembrance of my dear Mother Sallie a. Evans who departed this life two years ago to Day. By the Beautiful Gate she stands and Waits my dear Mother from pain set free i shall clap her hands and feel her kiss when the hinges turn for me. Think not dear Mother that thou Art forgotten for by me thou shall never be As Long As breath and memory last my thoughts will be of thee. Days of sadness still come Over me tears of sorrow silently flow fond memory keeps me dear Mother near you though heaven claimed you two years ago to Day. Of the memory of that evening. As we stood with aching hearts seeing the one we loved so dearly pierced by deaths most evil Dart. By her daughter Mary w. Dize. Business notices. Notice All persons indebted to me on open account and notes under a $1,000, unsecured must Settle by november 1, or same will be placed in hands of an attorney for collection. J. W. Barnes Bloxom a. Notice Hobbs moved by Day or contract on reasonable terms and satisfaction guaranteed. James j. Hartman. A Melfa a. Phone in House. Trains 49 and 60 daily. Trains 37, 45, 41, 47, 44, 4880 and 46 daily except sunday. A. B. Cooke via flt my tier. B. V. Ma8sey, millinery. Having sufficiently regained my health i will again resume business at my old stand in Onancock with a full line of millinery and notions. Grateful for kind patronage in past i respectfully solicit it again. My opening Days will be october 2d and 3d. Mrs. B. R. Broughton. Opening display of a l l millinery g notions. Hats in almost endless variety of every shape and size trimmed in every conceivable style to suit every face. No matter what your preference you la experience no difficulty in selecting a becoming hat Here on opening Day wednesday october 4th. Mrs. P. Yingling Parksley a. When you think of clothing hats and furnishings a for men and boys think of i. Merrill co., a one Price clothiers a Pocomoke City Maryland. P you la get the Best goods the Best prices and the Best service Here. Public Sale. The Large crowds Are coming from different big bargains a a it i we arts of the Eastern Shore to secure the now offer. The Sale will continue 8 Days longer. These special prices Good until october 28th. Opportunities come to everyone occasionally the very Best Money saving opportunities Are right at our store now. All that is necessary to secure these extraordinary savings is to visit our store. Reduction goes on goods. Millinery and notions. I am now Home from the Northern cities with a full line of up to Date. Millinery and notions. Call and inspect my Stock before purchasing elsewhere. Opening Days october 5, 6, 7. Miss Edna Justice Horntown a. Fall millinery. To my customers and All who Are interested in a. New hat or anything in the millinery line i am just Home from the City with a new Stock. Call and inspect before purchasing elsewhere. I am yours to please mrs. 0. A. German Hailwood a. A millinery Anil notions. I have returned from City with a full line of millinery and notions and now have same open for inspection. Public cordially invited to Call before purchasing elsewhere. Patruno Ltd a of it -,�?~--3. Respectfully mrs. C. Byrd Keller a. A Tess and ted school shoes Are made for All purposes in the a Tess and ted a line of shoes for girls and boys we have a style for every occasion. There Are styles suitable for the Dainty misses sunday Wear to styles suitable for big boys who Are out in Al kinds of weather. You can clothe any girls or boys feet with a pair of a Tess and ted school shoes because they Are made in All leathers and weights for All kinds of Wear. We have a big Stock of these a bet term shoes also a display of them in our window. We would like to show them to you a Tess and ted school shoes Are member of the a Star Brand family have the a a Start Trade Mark on every Heel a and most people know that a Star Brand shoes Are s. J. for. Hill and main 8treefcs, Onano ook. A. Another special All Large families looking for their Winter Supply of shoes can save Many dollars. The famous Dolly Madison 13.50 and $4.00 shoes go for $2.79. New Stock just in. Menus heavy Winter $3.00 shoes for $1.98. The $3.50 Grade $2.39. The $2.00 for $1.29. We have a Wagon Load of Art squares and Small rugs that will go at 50c. In the Dollar. Our big Supply of horse blankets Lap Robes arid harness must be unloaded at some Price. A big line of trunks Price $4 to $10, go for $2.98 up. Men s heavy fleece 50c. Underwear for 39c. All our dry goods have had another special Cut Down Price from dress goods Down to muslims. 198 Rolls matting that must be sold regardless of Cost. Highest Market Price paid for eggs and taken As Cash. For Sale at fall and Winter millinery. A i am just Home from the Northern cities with a full line of fall and Winter millinery. Gome and look before baying elsewhere As i can please both in styles and prices. My opening Days will be next tuesday and wednesday october 3d and 4th. Respectfully miss Clara e. Duer Painter a. A Resolution was passed at the ecumenical methodist conference at Toronto Canada monday petitioning the Congress of the United states to take Steps to prevent the shipment of liquor from one state into the prohibition territory of another state in Defiance of the Law and a thereby bringing the Federal government in complicity with the liquor the news Leader of Richmond indicted on a charge of having mailed papers containing improper matter in its report of the Beattie Case entered a plea of nolo contender tuesday and was Faiwl the nominal my of $50. This was Gnu Daod the Case was dosed. Public auction i will sell at. Public auction to the highest bidder in front of Nelson amp Johnson store at new Church. Va., on saturday the 21at Day of october 1911,at 3 of clock p. Not 0. A. Davis storehouse and dwelling and lot at Silva or sign Post Accomac county a. Con Tain ing i acres land. Terms made known on Day of Sale. E. W. Hutchinson 9-18 11 0hurch�?T a for Sale at private contract a tract of land near Wachapreague containing 35 acres belonging to the heirs of the late John t. Finney. A for further information see Taylor e. Finney Wachapreague. Wachapreague a. Notice a having had six years experience with All the latest implements for pulling stumps preparing new ground and moving houses i now offer my services to the people of Accomac and Northampton counties by Day or contract strict attention Given to All business. G. Gravenor Fine a a Sim Kiltti and Odorle broiler for Home use one of the greatest improvements made in years in the family Range is the device furnished with coleus hot blast Range for broiling meats game fish and Ham slices. This device consists of a broiling Box which is set before an upright Grill in the front of the Range which forms the front of the fire Box. The odor and smoke from broiling is carried through the Ange and up the Chimney. With this modern method of broiling the juices in the meat Are saved so that none of the flavor is lost. No grease can drop on the coals and the smoke and gases from the fire cannot come in Contact with the meat and taint it. T this is a patented device which can be used Only on coleus hot blast Range. All up to Date housekeepers will be interested in seeing it. Range in operation each Day at our store from 1 o a. To 4 ._ Call and bring your friends b4> october 23d to 28th. Parksley Coal amp Supply co. Parksley a. Fall millinery. We Are now ready to fill All orders for Milu Nerr Ano notions and respectfully invite our old and new patrons to Call and see our select and varied Stock. The prices Are right and it will be pleasure to serve you. Our misses m. I and l. E. Doughty Belle Haven. I big sacrifice Sale. Beginning with tuesday october 17th, the undersigned will sell its Large and Complete line of dry goods notions shoes hardware and ready made clothing at Cost. Reason for doing so is that from now on we expect to handle Only groceries. Anyone desiring to make Winter purchases cannot afford to miss this Opportunity to Purchase from a Large and Complete line of new goods saving from 25% to 50% on each Purchase. Given under our hand this the 12th Day of october 1911. P. A. Colona i Keller a. J private contract. 560 acres of Marsh land known a tunnels Island Marsh. On it Are two pieces of High land which will grow any kind of produce. _ several coves and creeks run through it with As Fine oysters As 95�fg8im�toa Lei ,t&ra7yiio�?odia muskrats Marsh of mond Back terrapins and Fine shooting on the Black and Mallard ducks. I know of no place better for sport or on which one can make a better living. Gome and see it. Gan show it Yon better than Tell Yon about it. To w. C. Lewis saxes a. New store new goods. Entirely new line of dry goods notions shoes and groceries at Wise Brothers Craddockville Virginia. The Wisest Man goes to the Wisest store. S. Come and see the great reductions in prices awaiting you. W. Ames amp Pungoteague a. Co., Virginia a in the clerks office of the girl nit oort of the Donn to of Accomac on the 13th Day of october a. D., 1911. Abraham Jones and wife and others plaintiffs against Elsy Jones administrator and others defendants. In chancery. The object of this snit is to partition among the heirs at Law of Elsy Jones the real estate of which she died seized and possessed and in the event that cannot be done to sell said real estate and partition the and an affidavit having been made and filed that there Are persons interested in the real estate to be divided or disposed of in this canse whose names Are unknown and who Are Mads defendants by the general description of parties unknown it is ordered that they do appear Here within fifteen Days after due publication Hereof and do what is necessary to protect their interests in this suit. And it is further ordered that a copy Hereof be published once a week for four successive weeks in the Peninsula Enterprise a newspaper published in the county of Accomac and that a copy be posted at the front door of the courthouse of this county on or before the next succeeding Rule Day from the Date Hereof. John Grant jr., clerk. A copy Teste John Grant Oro. O. Warner Ames amp Mapp amp Mapp p. Q. A great Slaughter not of men but prices. Best flour per barrel Best flour per sack pork sausage meat 2 lbs. Menus fleece underwear 3 pairs menus Hose 7 Parrott amp Monkey yeast powder All Cali Coes per Yard Canton flannel per Yard ladies slippers Coal Oil 5 Gallons per Gal. Hake fish per Pound Best meat a Best lard a a Best Coffee Best Pepper Sibbi 6 7 50 9 4c 10 12 19 5 Best cabbage a a 2 Best granulated sugar per Pound 7i Best Manilla rope per la. 9 Best menus rubber Duck boots $4.00 Best plastering Lime per bbl. 4.05 Best hair per Bushel. 25 Large Stock of new goods just received prices and Quality too numerous to mention. All Back Bills must be settled without further notice. Thanking Al for past favors. Virginia in the clerks office of the circuit court of the county of Accomac on the 19th Day of october a. D., 1911. William t. Mason of a and another plaintiffs against Mary 8. Masons curators and other defendants. In chancery. The object of this snit is to partition and in the event partition cannot be made then to Bell All of the real estate of which Mary s. Mason died seized and possessed and to distribute the proceeds thereof among the parties entitled thereto. I and an affidavit having been made and filed that the defendants wifi i Fred Kelly and Maggie Kelly his wife i Nellie Wallace and Mary f. Hynson four of the defendants in the above 1 entitled cause Are not residents of i the state of Virginia and that All other persons whose names Are unknown and who Are made parties defendants by the general description of parties unknown Are parties unknown it is ordered that they do appear Here within fifteen Days after a due publication Hereof and do what is necessary to protect their interests in this snit. And it is farther ordered that a copy Hereof be published once a week for four successive weeks in the Quot Peninsula Enterprise a newspaper published in the county of Accomac and that a copy be posted at the front door of the courthouse of this county on or before the next succeeding Rule Day from the Date Hereof. John Grant jr., clerk. A copy Teste John Grant jr., o. O Mapp amp Mapp p. Q. We wish to say that we keep at All times for Sale at the lowest possible margin of profit the following goods feeds Corn Oats Hay and middling. Flour we Are now working on on second car Load since february. Building materials shingles lathes Lime bricks and Dement. Farm implements planet or. Cultivators and Standard sprayers. We have a Complete assortment of sizes and values in screen doors and window screens and screen wire. Our Stock of general merchandise is Complete and Well selected. T. S. Hopkins a amp co., Tasley a. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made. Are you thinking of building this fall if so come to see me and save Money on doors windows blinds paints and oils Cement plaster Paris Terra Cotta piping of All sizes plastering laths shingles of All grades and sizes building material of All carry in 8tock acc lowest prices furniture stoves Hay and Corn hog and poultry wire Best in world flour at $5.25�?everything in fact usually kept in first class country store. Save Money by coming to my 6tore. Ben g. Johnson Marsh Market a. $4 50 30 25 35 25 Marble works manufacturers of Marble and Granite monuments headstones Jab lets &c., also dealers in Iron Fence. E. Howard it proprietor Parksley a. Removal. Mears amp co. My ars a. Automobiles. Air Cooling that cools. The Cameron air cooled cars of 4 and 6 cylinders and Cameron patented transmission. 3rest-0-Light Gas tanks in the Public will please take notice that i have i moved Back to my old stand i next door to Bell harness co. John t. Robinson i at. Singer sewing machine co. And dealer in pianos organs and Stock for Sale and Exchange. Sewing machine supplies. C. C. Perdue i the patronage of the pub fainter a. Lie solicited. The nation9s eyes Are turned toward the farm life on the farm is no hardship in these Days when conveniences of the City brother May be enjoyed and the greatest of these is the Bell Telephone in his spare time the Farmer May construct his own Rural line. His natural Knack is All that is needed his time the Only Cost. The earlier begun the earlier the benefits. Write today for Booklet. The Diamond hire Hearn it sent. State Telephone a company a Mil inane Oak. A

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