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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - February 18, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia For Sam saw Mill 25 h p. Boiler and engine and fall set stave machinery. Will sell As a whole or any part thereof. Apply to i l. J. Roark Machipongo a. For Sale my Bay Mare seven 7 years old and perfectly sound also baggy and harness. Rev. E. E. Krauss Cashville a. Notice houses moved and re sacred and. New work done by the undersigned at any Points in Accomac and Northampton by Day or contract. Prompt attention Given to All fails by letter or phone at my House. Jno. R. Outen amp son contractors and builders Onancock. A. Public Sale Robert Hanks. Pointers 1911. S. �o911 John w. Edmonds editor and owner horses and mules 24 horses and Doles. Pocomoke City md., saturday March 4th, 1911, at 1 30 of clock p. M. For All who buy medicines too Oman court House a bin the red at the Post office at Accomac o. S. A. As second class matter. Saturday March 4, 1911. The Board of supervisors of acco Mae meet next monday and the following is presented for their consideration a the Board of supervisors of Augusta county monday considered the question of holding an election to Bond the county for $1,000,000 for roads. The Board directed petitions to be circulated announcing that an election will be called if a considerable number of substantial men sign it. Asking for an the supervisors of Accomac we believe will make no mistake in acting upon the information contained in the above item of news from the Baltimore Sun. The initiative in every movement for the betterment of our condition must be taken by some one and the article is suggestive that it is the right and perhaps the duty of our supervisors As the Legal representatives of the people to take the step which will put it. Up to them to say whether or not they want better roads and Are willing to Bond the county in a sufficient sum to secure them. The Board of supervisors in fact in authorizing the circulation of petitions a announcing that an election will be called if a considerable number of substantial men sign it a assumes no responsibility other than putting the machinery in motion As it were to up an expression of the will of the people. The demand for better roads and the willingness of the people to incur the necessary expense for them indeed we believe is too Universal for our supervisors to refuse to act upon the suggestion presented to them by the Board of Augusta county. They will at least make no mistake in having the petitions circulated As upon their return it will be with them to say whether or not the demand is sufficient to justify them in calling an election nor for that matter could they be blamed even if an election is held upon their own motion As the people and not the supervisors would be responsible for the result. Other counties in the state have issued Bonds for the improvement of the roads in sums from $250,000 to $750,000, Wise county one of the smallest in the state for the latter amount and surely Accomac said to be the richest in the United states can afford to put up the much smaller amount which it is estimated is needed in a level county like ours than in a Mountain District. Good roads mean a saving in vehicles decrease in the Cost of the transportation of our produce to Market increase in the value of our lands Progress in every line of business. Surely we would not be lacking alike in the progressive spirit and Good business judgment of the citizens of other counties of the state. Special offer Garden seeds premiums on purchases of Garden and Flower seed. For every dollars Worth you Purchase you May select from our Stock to the value of one Dollar and ten Odets our seed Are grown from the finest selected stocks and those who sow them will not be disappointed. Our line is now Complete and prices As Low As first Quality will allow. Our line comprises the following Beans Bush and pole Ivas beets cabbage carrots cauliflower celery bollards Corn Cucumber egg Plant kale lettuce Cantaloupe water melons Odion sets a a red and White. Onion Parsley Parsnip Pepper pumpkins radish spinach Squash. Tomato turnips Lawn grass seed. Also a full line of Flower seeds. Remember it is Money in your pocket to buy Reli Able seeds. Remember this when someone offers you seed of unknown concerns at a Low Price. One of the first elements to Success is to sow Only reliable seeds. The results depend almost entirely on the Quality purity and growth of the seeds we handle Only this kind of seeds. Eggs taken in Trade at highest Price. Allaband a drug store Parksley a. Will sell my up to Date Plant at private Sale. Located within 1j Miles of Franklin City for Selling my other business will not admit of giving it my attention. The Plant is completed 3 three varieties of chickens Viz s. C. R. I. Reds r. C. White Wyandotte and Black Minorca All thoroughbreds and 2 two Piens Homer pigeons 200 Birds or 100 pairs. 1 Fine horse 1 hauling Wagon 1 horse cart 1 runabout harness incubators Brooder amp a. Correspondence solicited. Inspection invited. Major e. Selby owner. Three farms for Sale 1911-Spring season-1911 Ward Axworthy son of Axworthy 3 2 15, and town lady the dam of lady worthy 2 11j. Private contract this space reserved for Glick amp co in judging a horse As a sire 1 look carefully at his Speed producing qualities from his sire and dam then 2 tube in his own conformation and 3 lastly learn of his own get if he has sired any. In All three of these qualifications Ward Axworthy cannot be excelled. See his Colts see him and be convinced. Service fee $25.00 to insure in foal. Will stand at Henry t. Masons Bloxom va., and w. S. Nelsons Onancock a. For further particulars see or write Nelson amp Miles Onancock a. The name of John w. Daniel is so intimately linked with the history of Virginia that a tribute to Ltd one necessarily includes the other. This View was taken by senator Lodge of Massachusetts in a recent address on the life of Daniel an extract from which appears below. As the virginian Pilot says a it will repay perusal for Noble sentiment and lofty language have Seldom been More felicitous by joined than in the following sentence a the civil War brought Many tragedies to North and South alike. None or Fater certainly than the division of Virginia. To a state with such a history with such memories and such traditions there was a Peculiar cruelty in Suc Fate. Virginia alone among the states has so suffered. Other wounds have healed. The land that was rent in Twain is one again. The old enmities have grown cold the old friendships and affect 3ns Are once More warm and Strong As they were at the beginning. But the wound which the War dealt to Virginia can never be healed. There and there it alone the past can not be restored. One bows to the inevitable but As a Lover of my country s past i have Felt a deep Pride in the history of Virginia in which i As an american had a right to share and i have always borrowed that an inexorable destiny had severed that land where so Many Brave and shining memories were garnered up. That thought was often in my mind As i looked at senator Daniel in this Cham Ber. Not Only did he fitly and highly represent the great past with All its memories and traditions but he also represented the tragedy As great As the history which had fallen upon Virginia to the cause in which she believed and to which in her Dev prion she had Given her All even a part of herself the maimed Soldier with scars which commanded the admiration of the world finely typified his great state in her sorrows and her losses As in her glories and har Pride. A new Busy Corner Onancock a for Sale in Fine imported vases and. China japanese Ware in Fine hand work and Nice line of chamber sets at All prices also presents for the Little ones dolls doll carriages wagons and toys of All kinds. Headquarters for Good shoes of All kinds. Ladies Dolly Madison the Best woman a shoe made. For men Selz full line and Roberts Jackson amp Rands the Best heavy shoe made also big line of matting at right prices. Come in and see. S. J. Bull Cor. Hill and main streets. Onancock. A. I so will visit acc Omar c a. Every court Dav Brand Bingen out of half-3ister to precursor 2 20�. From the Jessie Pepper family. High Grade Strawberry plants for Sale. Flou Bingen 29567, 2.06v. Sire of Uhlan 1.58&, add Airai Dewey 2.042�, King Cole 2-05v. John Ward 2.05x, 9 in 2.f. Ask for it when you want the Best. Removal Baltimore. Dream Wold Belle half sister to 2.20the Public will please take notice that i have moved Back to my old stand next door to Bell harness John t. Robinson at. Singer sewing machine co. And dealer m pianos organs and sewing machine supplies. The patronage of the Public solicited. Leaving the $400,000 pier As the Only standing memorial of the Federal governments participation in the Jamestown exposition the eight government exhibit buildings which housed the National display will be wrecked and the material sold As old lumber. Work up Orji in destruction of the buildings will be started in a few Days. The government has sold the Structure to a Philadelphia wrecking firm. M. B. Ames Keller a. Don t blame the gook private contract if your bread and pastry is that foggy indigestible misery making kind. Its dollars to Dong nuts that the flour is guilty of the offence. Our flour makes Light White delicious bread and pastry always. A poor Luck is unknown where it rules the cooking. It insures Good results because it is uniform fix Quality monday tuesday wednesday and every Day in the week the Best. Candidly can you afford to go on using Hap Hazard flour when our mul to consumer system puts our Superior product in your Home at less expense we Cut on the retailers profits. We sell you flour direct at wholesale prices. We will save Yon All those dollars that the retail dealer has previously pocketed. Try our method. You la never go Back to the old Way. Write us tor prices. Eagle Hills cite record 2 204. 36169 son of elect rite sire of 75, he by the great election Eer 125. 1st dam lady May dam of eight with records from 2 11 to 2 30, All full Broth ers and Sisters to Rod Oliver. Brood Mare owners who Breed u r All qualities Breed to Rod Oliver they who Breed to Rod Oliver get All he qualities at a fee of $25 00. A Breed and win the following stake will give a stake for Rod Oliver 2 20i foals of 1812 of 8200. All mares bred to him in 1911 May be nominated in the stake free of a no expense and no fee of any kind will be required. It a ill be for Trotters in their two year old form to be raced Over Keller fair track during fair 1914 i will also give a similar purse o $50 for Rod Oliver two year Olds to be raced for this year at killer East a m Joey divided $25, $15 to Rod is an exceptional fast horse has trotted half in 1 04, Quarter in 30 seconds but for inexperience he Wou d have a very Low Mark. Tabulated Pedigree furnished on application. Gov. Milan on monday reappointed senator Claude a. Swanson for the term beginning March 4, the appointment to terminate one month after the convening of the next general Assembly. The appointment was made with put reference to an extra session of Congress. The anti Saloon league will make the state wide prohibition fight. This was recommended before the adjournment of the convention at Newport news last week. Paul Dewees plumber steam and hot water fitter Pocomoke City my. Congressman Jones has notified the Norfolk committee that he cannot speak in that City until the latter part

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