Big Stone Gap Post in Big-Stone-Gap, Virginia
16 Dec 1908

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16 Dec 1908

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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - December 16, 1908, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Accomac court House a. Saturday april 23,1s9s. John ,editor and owner. Local news. Munitions of War pass through our county daily Over the n. Y. P. & n. R. R. Local option elections will be held to Day in Pungoteague Lee and me Tompkin magisterial districts. Or. We. J. Coleburn of Norfolk spent several Days at the county seat this week on a visit to relatives and friends. Or. Jno. R. Rew leaves the coming week for Marion va., where he will farm a Law partnership with or. Jas. I Fuore. Master Edwin Melson of our town has been our sing an ugly wound this week made in his wrist by handling a knife a Little carelessly. Capt. John Finney quite ill of late at his Home on Donau Rock Creek from the effects of a Carbuncle on i neck was improving according to our latest reports. A car Load of windows doors and blinds just received by w. Kellam and co., Cape now offered to the Trade. See their and in another column. Or. J. Walker of Harborton and capt. A. J. Lewis of Hunting Creek were appointed Oyster inspectors by the Board of fisheries at Hampton on wednesday. The main Street of our town is being improved by a building this week which will be used both As an office and Carpenter s shop by or. G. Welly Coard contractor and builder. An advertisement of Edward l. Seltzer Shell town md., inane Factor or of ice Cream and breeder of Fine Holstein cattle appears in this Issue to which the attention of our readers is invited. Strawberries checks now being printed at this office at a Small Price Good for a lifetime. Hand us your orders next monday court Day. So that we can deliver them to you next week. Or. A. G. Mears the enterprising merchant of Wachapreague will have a magnificent display of Bicy cles at the courthouse next monday. See his list and prices in this Issue and Call on him. E. Benson will visit Accomac c. H., monday next court Day with a full and Complete line of samples of Spring and summer suit bugs a comprising All of the newest designs for the coming season. An advertisement of f. W. Shivers appears in this Issue. Our readers need not to be told who he is who got a taste of his delicious ice Cream last season. wants your Patron age again this season. Or. John 0. Byrd Bloxom will sell his Stock of goods at Public auction beginning saturday afternoon 23rd, 2 o clock and every saturday there after at the same hour until the entire Stock is disposed of. County court next monday and a Good Day to that Dollar you owe us on subscription. Our list is now being revised and if your name is dropped it will be your fault. You must for paper or not get it. The following appointments were made for Accomac at the late session of the m. P. Conference Cinco Teague h. E. Bennington Franklin City j. W. Paris Conquest a. J Walter Accomac Avery Donovan Parksley �. D. Stone. E. T. Powell treasurer and w. D. Tunnell Euins Simoner will be at the courthouse next monday tuesday and wednesday and make a tour of the lower Parish on thursday and Friday for the purpose of issuing License to All who want them. John h. Hopkins Deputy Treasur. Or and Jno. T. Chandler commissioner will be at the courthouse next monday tuesday and wednesday at new Church apr 27th noon. Greenbackville and Franklin City in afternoon of that Day at Atlantic hotel Chincoteague 29th, for the purpose of issuing License to All who want them valuable personal property of up Shur b. Quinby deceased consisting of household and Kitchen furniture Beds Aud bedding farming utensils Awili be sold at Public auction at his later Sid Euce by his administrators B. And l. D. T. Quinby on saturday april 30th, 1s08. Sale commences at 2 p. Terms made known on Day of Sale. The old firm of s. K. Martin & co., Harborton As will be noted in another column is succeeded by the mar. Tin & Mason building and Supply co. The new firm is incorporated and proposes to do a wholesale As Well As a retail business. By buying for Cash in larger quantities and at first hands the new firm expects to offer inducements to purchaser which will Merit a More Liberal patronage than even the old one received. Major e. Sei by representing Alexander j. Hart Wilmington del., will Call on his Trade next week As follows Accomac Trade monday tuesday Friday and saturday Northampton wednesday and thurs Day. Or. Selby has just returned from a trip to the two counties and reports business Good. In addition to his regular Sale of groceries know ing that Coffee was on the eve of advancing and concluding to give his Trade the advantage of it he made a special push on that article and sold to the merchants of the Eastern Shore in five day6 nearly 5 tons or 10,000 pounds. Neighbourhood notes of Antocki there were services in five churches at the same hour on sunday night in town. Summer guests have Learned of our pleasant town and Are making inquiry. We will have life this year. The ladies of the m. E. Church South held entertainment in the town Hall on tuesday and Friday nights this week. It is thought that the longest stride in Progress this town can make is the building of the Railroad. We cannot recount the incomparable advantages it would give. Our citizens Are Well informed upon the most interesting they read thoroughly and meet in the Public places nightly for com Parison of views upon the situation. The great majority Are for peace. It is reported that the family of the Hon. Jno. S. Wise of new York will reside in this town during the summer months and will occupy the Margaret Academy building. That place with its Large and prettily located private grounds will be a pleasant summer Home for them. Mrs. Bradford of this town widow of Jno. Bradford has a Clear claim it is thought to one third of an estate of thirty live thousand dollars left by a brother or. Ardis who died in the West. A notice to the heirs of his death and the estate was published in the Peninsula enter prise some weeks since. Rev. W. R. Crowder preached two sermons on sunday and another on wednesday which were very Strong pointed in advice and instruction to his members As to their duty in cast ing their votes and influence against the legalizing of the Sale of intoxicating liquors. On sunday Rev. G. W. Hurt preached his Sermon with a a Strong Appeal to his members upon the same subject. Rev. Or. Burke also instructed members As to voting against liquor License. For the opening of important attractions for the year it is proposed that the town will hold a May Festi during the latter part of the month. That it shall be an affair worthy of the interest and attend Ance of the people. That the pro gramme shall include in part the time honoured custom of the Crown ing of the May Queen a grand Musi Cal concert at any reasonable Cost line addresses refined games a feast of delicious products of the season for the refreshment of the inner Man a trades display Etc. Our shirt factory begun business regularly on thursday. Miss Cole Inao of Salisbury md., has been engaged As for woman with miss Patrick of Philadelphia pa., As assistant fore woman. It will require several Days time to put the factory in full opera tion As Only seven operatives can be entered and instructed at one time. A Large number of operatives com posed of ladies of the town and Vicinity met at the factory some Days before the opening and practice for the purpose of familiarizing them selves with the working of the machines. The factory is equipped with a gasoline engine of twelve Horie Power and fifty sewing machines. It is working on an arrange ment with the Salisbury shirt manufacturing co., at present. Or. William Waterfield quite sick this week. Capt. John Rogers has returned from City with his new goods. Commissioner Tunnell made a business trip to Tangier this week. The phone in our office Here was damaged by the lightning last week. Lionel Little son of or. W. A Stevenson quite sick of late is improving. Edward Martin of Salisbury was the guest of or. W. T. Wimbrough this week. Mis6 Eula Dunton of Northampton visited mrs. S. R. Belote during the holidays. Rev. W. Savage will preach in the old storehouse Here on nest Sun Day at 3 p. A number or his Young friends were entertained by mine Host Bull of the Onley hotel one night last week. A shipment of radish was made by or. C. W. Northam from this station tuesday 19th.the first of the season. A handsome dwelling is soon to be in course of erection on the premises of or. A. W. Lilliston near this place. A barrel factory will be built Here soon by Savage so Ames and preparations Are now in Progress to that end. Or. W. T. Broughton who will establish a Canning factory soon at this place has received a shipment of 15,000 cans. Our Spring improvements have be gun. Messes. E. J. Savage and Hutchinson Are having their houses painted and or. Beachboard is beautifying his premises with a picket Fence. The woman s c. T. Union held a Public meeting in them. E. Church South at this place last sunday evening beginning at 7 45 o clock and it was an interesting meeting. Mrs. A. T. James presided the music was Fine and special mention should be made of a most touching Solo Sung by mrs. L. J. Savage. A8hby & Beloat will open out their Spring and summer Stock next week if you Are looking for styles and prices you will do Well to visit them. While other people Are talking War Ames shield & co. Are gelling goods. They say to the on and be waited on business has their at Tention. L . Nice Little Black Drums Are being caught by our Fisherman. Capt. Jos. T. Rowley is in Phila Delphia on business this week. Capt. Geo. C. Burch and wife Are visiting his son in Lewis. Del. So Boomers Emma Robinson and John Wesley loaded with oysters thi6 week for new Jersey. John j. Snead deck hand on Steamer Bio Oteague has been appointed 6urfman at hog Island life saving station. Mrs. Jas. E. Matthews is in Phila Delphia on her usual Spring trip for the purpose of buying carpets and furniture for the Atlantic hotel. Isaac Jeffries commission merchant of Philadelphia was Here this week for the purpose of buying several thousand bushels of oysters to run to new Jersey. Arrival sat Atlantic hotel this week m. J. Byrd c. J. Thompson. Balti More h. W. Moore j. Field j. T. Hudson new York f. C. Hanna Philadelphia m. E. Selby Wilming ton or. W. A. Taylor Stockton miss Bertie Tell poc Inoke City George a. Mott Tuckerton n. J. B. J. Mcallen. Snow Hill capt. Jos. T. Hill j. T. Chandler Accomac. Rev. E. Bennington has been returned by the m. P. Conference to his old charge. It is hi6 third year and everybody likes him in and out of his Church and was glad to Wel come him Back again. His labors Here have been crowned with Suc Cess. Under his ministrations the membership of his Church has largely increased and attendance trebled Church debt paid and parsonage built also and paid for. Miss Bertie toll is Here on a visit to mrs. Jas. E. Matthews and on saturday last an Outing was Given in her Honor and other ladies in Steamer Lillie out on the Ocean by messes. C. Jones the cashier of our Bank h. J. Messick our popu Lar express messenger and others. Old Ocean s charms did not strike one of the party however prof. W. So exclusive were Bis attentions to the fair sex that he could not remember whether the trip was Over the bar or not. Grane Villa. G. Walter Mapp is in Hampton and Norfolk this week on business. Miss Emma read of Harborton is visiting the family of or. Geo. W. Stockley much to the gratification of her friends in this Section. Or. Jas. E. Hyslup and Mother re turned from Baltimore last week the former from attending medical lectures the latter from a visit. Farmers of this Section report great damage to Early berries and fruit from recent cold weather but for which berries would have been ready for Market in a few Days the like of mullets or As they Are better known hard heads1was never seen in this Section. It is not an unusual thing for from eight to ten wagons a Day to pass Here. The ardor of the military company to be raised at this place by capt. L. D. Drummond and Lieut. We. B. Stokes has been somewhat dampened by the delay of the higher Powers and the possible intervention of other countries. Their determination How Ever to go to the front in ca6e of hostilities remains unshaken. Those wishing to enlist should address All applications to the Captain. fish Are plentiful in our markets or. And mrs. A. T. Evans lost their infant daughter last week. Miss Emma read is visiting mr6. George Stockley near Trower. A Baltimore cow which arrived Here last week gives milk of most Peculiar color and taste. One of our callers from the sea Side ran his Byke in a mud Hole a few nights ago injuring the wheel seriously and himself slightly. It is rumoured that the partnership Between capt. E. P. Evans and capt. E. J. Corbin formed for extensive Berry raising has by Mutual consent been dissolved. Rev. W. Gregory is conducting a meeting at Harborton assisted by Rev. S. C. Hatcher of Richmond seven conversions sunday night and interest increasing. Eastern Slitor quarterly con. Ferenti. Capeville. June 4, 5. Cape Charles and Cheriton Salem june 5, p. . Franktown june 12, 13. Pungoteague Craddockville june 18, 19. Belle Haven Bethel june 19, p.m., 20. Kellar Oak Grove june 25. 20. Wachapreague june 20, night 27. Onancock Andrews Chapel july 2, 3. Only amiss july 10, 11. West Accomac Sanford july 10,17. Bloxom St Thomas july 17, p. M., 18. Accomac Horntown july 23, 24. Wicomico Eden july 30, 81. Salisbury 31, night August 1. Berlin August 7, 8. Cambridge it. Bucktown August 14, a. In., 15 p. Cambridge St. August 14,15,night. South Dorchester Hosier a August 20, 21. Dorchester Bethlehem August 21, p.m., 22. A. C. A Ibex p. E. If you Are troubled with headache or your eyes run water get a pair of glasses properly fitted by us now at Accomac. Drs. Wiebust & Brown. Ashby & Beloat s buyer is in the City this week looking up bargains in All lines. Club Carlr cot try i . April term. Isis. Susan Belote who sues1,is. George r. Mears administrator it als. Decree appointing commission ers to assign Dower referring cause to commissioner in chancery and making cause a vacation cause. Mark Parks and wife is. James f. Chandler and others. Decree for payment of costs accrued since last taxation August 4th, 1890. James Hurst and wife is. John Russell and others. Decree for payment of costs accrued since last taxation april 21st, 1sd0. Julia Christian who sues a. Is. Rupert Christian it als. Decree confirming report of Otho f. Mears special commissioner for collection of Purchase Money conveyance a. Leonard c. Mears and wife Etah is. Otho f. Mears and wife it als. Decree confirming report of John e Mapp it als commissioners making partition. Floyd bros., who sue a. Is. John b. Floyd s executors it als. Decree confirming reports of Samuel Ross commissioner in chancery for ment of interest Aud costs and Deposit in Bank. J. W. G. Blackstone Aud Thos. B. Quinby assignees is. Rudolph a. Ring Aud wife. Decree dismissing cause from docket. Woolsey Burton is. Mary e. Bur ton. Decree divorcing parties from Bonds of Matrimony and removing cause from docket. Nettie a. Bunting by next Friend is. Thos. Bunting. Decree divorcing parties from the Bonds o Matrimony Aud Aud removing cause from docket. The Maryland agricultural co. Is. Jno. E. Sterling it Al. Decree re moving Caunce from docket. Gordon Grennor a judgment creditors a is. R. Be Tuewell it us it als. Decree for removal of cause from docket. Sex Parte petition of Clara m. Hart by next Friend. Decree con firming report of Robert Hart receiver. And removing cause from docket. Willis & co., who sue Ifcic is. Frank c. Taylor Aud wife a. Decree con firming report of l. Floyd Nock special commissioner and removing cause from docket. Juo. R. Francis t.,Assignee, who sues a is. Juo. W. Beloate s administrator and others. Decree confirming report of l. Floyd Nock special commissioner and removing cause from docket. Jos. T. Kenney judgment creditor who sues a. Is. Win. J. Reed it. Als. Decree referring cause to master commissioner. George w. Conquest is. Alfred con quest and others. Decree referring cause to master commissioner. Jobu s Young it. Als., is. Augustus Ewell jr., it. Als. Decree confirming reports of special commissioner for payment of Cote for administrator to Check on Bank for proceeds of Sale of real estate to creditors for report a a. Lewis judgment creditor a. Is. James h. Lynch it. Us. It. Als decree confirming report of special commissioner for payment of costs and for distribution of balance of funds. Edward a. Down puget als is. Jolt s. Ames it us it als. Decree con Linn intr report of Thos. W. Russell special commissioner for payment of costs and taxes collection of balance of Purchase Money for distribution to adult parties and payment of in Fant s share to guardian or tor Deposit of same in Bank. John e. Kilmon it Al is. Caroline Kilmon it als. Decree confirming re port of special commissioner for men. Of costs and share of funds be longing to Carson Kilmon to Bis guardian and for refunding to Thos. W. Russell special commissioner amount overpaid by him. Continued next week properly us an . Valuable vessel and Mill property of Charles p. Finney deceased will be sold at Public auction in front of hotel at Onancock on saturday May 7th, 2 p. In., by the executors. A description of the property and terms appears in another column of this p per. Sylvanu8 w. Parkes and Samuel c. Melson trustees will sell at Public auction on saturday May 14th, 1898. 8 p. M., in front of Thomas Gardner s store at Hiseville that valuable tract of land known As the Black Stone land devised to John w. Coard for life remainder to his heirs in fee situated near Accomac c. Containing 200 acres More or less and bounded by the lands of mrs. Ann Bond Parker w. Parkes Alfred j. Wessels and others. The land is sold by the heirs for purposes of partition. For full particulars see posters. Punt in i of Milf ii. On the evening of april 1st, we were graciously pounded by our friends. Many of the methodists Baptist and Young people of this Community assembled at the parsonage on this occasion bringing for the pastor and his family groceries fowls fruits and Many other things of value for All of which we Are profoundly grateful. The music ren dered on that occasion by mrs. Neal Corbin and her sister miss Edith Warner was Superb and greatly enjoyed by All. We also desire to thank our Saxis Island friends for the valuable pounding they gave us but a Short time since. Chas. Clement. It hot Torii toe Cirl Chaij. Or. Editor Justice to myself and friends impels me to respond briefly to doctor Brodwater s letter of grievance complaint and per Sonal insinuations in your columns of last week. During my Public school superin tendency of the past twelve years this is the first complaint along this Many similar changes have been made from time to time. Neither have i been charged with narrow personal motives or vindictiveness by my opponents politically or otherwise. But let us to j the answer of the doctor s letter. The term of office of one Public school trustee in each District expires every year and the vacancy caused thereby is filled by the school trustee electoral Board composed of the county judge Commonwealth s attorney and superintendent of Public schools. These vacancies Are filled by re appoint ment of old trustees or election of new ones according to the necessities and demands of the respective districts and the views and wishes of the people. Injustice to my associates on said electoral Board i would state just Here that not an unkind word or insinuation was said or made touching or. Brodwater s trustee ship. The Oyster Industry on the Bay Side and the Railroad through the Center of the county has As the school Cen sus will show caused a very Large crease in the school population of sections which have in turn demanded larger and better school houses and More school appliances. Many complaints not preferred charges have from time to time and from session to session been made to me that said demands have been in Many instances ignored by the District Board and have asked that changes in said Board be made. Added to this or. Brodwater has on one or More occasions As have other school trustees casually asked me to have his name dropped and that he be excused from further school account of Long service therein age a. So much for the action of the elec toral Board. Now let s see what to even the most casual Reader looks like the main Spring motive of the doctor s letter evidently he has a left feeling and to a inductively strike Back is his first natural impulse then he couples with it a sort of implied charge of neglect of official duty in not seeing my face in his Section since my last appointment and in not favouring an appropriation of about one Hundred dollars to meet my incidental expenses in the Dis charge of my Oili Cial duties said appropriation being unknown to my during this session not yet closed.235 visits have been made to the Public schools of the county.15 of which have been made to the 2 schools in Atlantic District. Is not this the full quota to the doctor s District touching the unprecedented Bill of incidental or travelling expenses i am prepared to show by statistics and official school reports that it is almost a Universal custom All Over the state As shown by said educational reports for the county and District boards to said expenses including those of my worthy and esteemed predecessor. I will further state that not one word of objection or complaint of said expenses was Ever made by District or county boards till the meeting of the latter in August 1s07, and then Only by the Atlantic District. The trustees of All the other districts were con Vinced of the Justice of the claim and Atlantic alone refused to its proper proportion. These incidental expenses Are made to cover Money paid out for stationery Stamps hold ing teachers examinations travelling Etc., and to meet the in situation that they have been excessive i will state that for the 12 years of my incumbency they have averaged less than seventy dollars. Or about fifty cents per school for each session. I Challenge a compari on with other counties of similar territory and work. In conclusion or. Editor i will state that in voting for or. Brod water s successor in office As school trustee in Atlantic District i have Only exercised an official privilege and right. I have therefore nothing to regret or take Back. It is a mat ter of some Surprise that the doctor takes so seriously his Relief from an office at once onerous and nor Emu negative and but for the implied charges referred to above and in order to set the action of the elec toral Board in the right Light i should not have deemed it necessary to inflict upon you and the Public this reply. J. E. Mapp. Sect �5#-As our bicycles Lead in models Quality and prices so do we Lead in every department throughout our 2 stores. A. G. P. prices As follows Cha inless. $69.50 tandem 65.00 Road King name Correct 40.00 Duke special value 29.50 Duchess special value ladies30.00 Baron popular wheel at popular Price 25.00 Baroness ladies 25.00 Girard in ladies and gents 22.s0 Pittsburgh special 22.00 Templar 21.00 new York special 20.00 Mapp s 1st Choice 20.00 new York Leader ladies 20.00 Palmer special 18.50 Mears Leader ladies and gents 17.50 boys favorite 19.38 boys Prince 22.00 girls Princess 22.50 children s wheel14.00 jobs and 2nd hand wheels from time to time from $10.00 to 17.50 s=.bicycle such As Christy saddles handle bars pedal spokes. Chain repairs balls tires inner tubes Bells lamps pumps valves Cycle meters a. $8.00 vim tires tor $5.50 or. Inner tubes 85 cents each. & w. Double tube tires for Sale. Call on us before buying. Wachapreague v a. Northwestern Mutual life insurance co., Milwaukee assets $92,649,960.o dividends which have averaged during the past ten years More than 30 per cent of the Premium paid annually to policy holders thus reducing their premiums and providing insurance at lowest possible Cost consistent with Security. Endowment policies for investors. Loan and Cash surrender values absolutely guaranteed. Represented by o. L. Parker Onancock a. Est correspondence invited and particulars cheerfully furnished. D of Fine clothing shoes. Hats a. And general merchandise. Special bargains in All departments. �3-1.1cis so co., the Busy store of Onancock a. Successor to Polk & Benson merchant tailor. Pocomoke City my. A will visit Accomac c. H., every court Day with full a Jug hire of samples of suiting in their seasons

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