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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - February 25, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Peninsula Enterprise John w. Edmonds editor and owner. Accomac. Court House. A. Entered fat the Post office at Accomac 0. Eva As second class matter. I saturday March 11, 1911. The virginian Pilot endorses the views of the Enterprise set Forth in an editorial article in its Issue of the last week in regard to a band Issue for the improvement of our roads advises the supervisors of the county to at i upon the suggestion of the Enterprise to take the necessary Steps to put it up to the people to say whether or not they want Good roads and Are will ing to Bond the county in a sufficient sum to secure them and states that the logic of our View in the matter is not to be successfully the editorial article of the virginian Pilot in part is As follows Accomac i 3 among the Rich est and most prosperous counties of the state. Being distinctly agricultural it is All the More important that it should have a system of Good hard roads to facilitate and cheapen the marketing of its enormous products. Its people Are intelligent progressive and far sighted. When a Small mountainous county like Wise does not hesitate to tax its credit to the amount of seven Hundred thousand dollars for Road construction purposes it is inconceivable that a Large and education Day for Accomac county. To be held at Keller fair. Grounds. Old fashioned spelling Bee two classes High school class both Grade and up prizes. To $7, 6 grammar school class pupils below both Grade prizes to $7, 5. Use Sheppe s speller flr9t Book i grammar class advanced Book in High school class. Pupils name a Eom pained by name of teacher must be registered in superintendent s of fice by May is. Iboy Farmers class for Best col Lection of 12 Irish potatoes 12 Sweet potatoes 12 ears of Green com prizes to $5 for beat exhibit of 12 Irish potatoes prize $5 12 Sweet potatoes prize $5 12 ears of Green com prize $5 12 onions prize $5. Must be result of pupils own efforts. Best boat prizes $3, $2.be9t half dozen worked biscuits ? prizes $1 .50. Best loaf of bread prizes $1.50, so. Best Pound cake prizes $2, so. Best hand made Cook apron prizes so 50. Best fancy apron prizes $1 50, worked half d a Button holes prizes so 50. Best embroidered shirt Waist front prizes $3, $2. Best specimen drawn work prizes so. 50.Best collection of nature study material prizes $2, physical map prize $2 50. Best map of Virginia a. Ize $2 50.Best maps pupils own selection prizes $2.50, $1 50best drawing Book prizes so .50.Best examination papers High school algebra both 9th, 10th grades \u25a0 prizes $1 examination papers High school geometry 10th, 11th grades prizes $1 each. Best examination papers 4th, St 6th and 7th grades of grammar school arithmetic prizes $1 number work sheets primary work is 2d and 3d grades?prizes$1 each. Beat specimen penmanship Pri Mary work is 2d and 3d grades prizes $1 copy Book 4th, Soh 6th and 7th, grammar grades prizes specimen of diagramming English work prizes $2, historical charts prizes $3,$2, so. Best specimen Busy work prizes. $3, $2, essay subject Stonewall 500 words in this essay prizes $3, drawings in physiology prizes $3, $2, so. Best essay subject Battle of Yorktown with map 500 words in this essay prizes $3, ?All work must be Doue by the pupils and handed in to the committee without any previous corrections on the part of the teachers very respectfully or. J. W. Stockley chr.,Hallwood, Atlantic District miss Gladys Matthews. Chincoteague islands District miss Carrie Johnson Parksley met Oinkin District miss Margaret Onancock Onancock District mrs. M. E Downing. Painter Pungoteague District or. J. B. Brittingham Tangier Tangier District miss Susie Legato Accomac Lea District mrs. Georgia Stockley Temperanceville county committee. Greg. Joynes supt. Of schools Onancock va., 2-28, 1911. Lecture. The Golden age by Rev. Walter Rhodes pastor of Onancock Baptist Church wednesday evening. March 15tb, 1911, 7 30 o clock at the first Baptist Church of new Church a. This is a new lecture of or. Rhodes and those who have heard it say it is the Best platform address he has Ever Given and those who have heard him on other subjects and have heard him preach know that this is saying great Deal. Or. Rhodes is an Elo quent speaker logical and rhetorical Safe and sane and carries his Audi ence in a most interesting and charming manner. The lecture on the Golden age deals with the perfect development of Man the relation of the sexes Wonan s right3,our institutions the government Public schools Good roads the press the theatre churches athletics languages religion. All of these Are Dis cussed in a most interesting manner and the lecture is one of interest profit and education. After the lecture is Over refresh ments will be served in the sunday school room. Admission 2r cents for adults 15 cents for children. Proceeds for Benefit of Church. All Are cordially invited to come. Prosperous county like Accomac would balk at issuing two or three Hundred thousand dollars Worth of Bonds for a like purpose if the question were submitted to the the people. Our suggestion to the supervisors of acco Mack is to act upon the advice of the Enterprise and to act promptly. If they do we Are confident the will have no reason to regret their action nor any cause to be disappointed at the the supervisors of Accomac at their meeting on monday discussed the mat ter and one of their number approved the views of the Enterprise but no action was taken. The Light will Dawn upon them though at a Day not very Remote it is to be hoped that we Are living in an age of Progress and that they must get out of the old ruts and take a broader View of the things pertaining to the present Day. The Long standing controversy be j tween the states of Virginia and West va., As to the part due by the latter of the $33,000,000 debt of Virginia which existed when the new state was formed has at last after Many years been passed upon by the supreme court of the United states and West Virginia must pay the amount due the old state which has been so Long unjustly with held from her. The decision of the supreme court in the matter was announced on monday and the exact figure held by the court to be the proper pro portion of the old debt which West Vir Ginia is under obligation to Bear was fixed at $7,182,507, with interest. What the old state will get though in the Way of interest is another question. A satisfactory conclusion As to the amount ought to be speedily reached As the question is one of common honesty by a conference Between the two states but judging West Virginia by the past the old state has no right to expect an adjustment of the interest in a Way that will be fair or satisfactory to those representing her in the matter. An order from the highest tribunal in the land was necessary before West Vir Ginia could be made to pay the Princi pal due the old state and it is not Proba ble that the question of interest can be settled in any other Way. It is disingenuous to place Jive blame for the defeat of the popular election of unite spec ted by All that knew her for she\u25a0 was True to her Mission in life. Shei was a faithful wife a kind Mother Atrue Friend and a Good neighbor. She has left a legacy to her people and com Muriby far Richer and Greit ? or than that of Silver or Gold the Power the influence and memory of consistent Christian life that shall \u25a0 abide As a Sweet she fought a goo j fight finished the course kept the Faith and has gone Home to receive a Crown of life that Vadeth not her pastor. Oxfords in All the Papular shape Sand styles. J. S. Mills. Writers tor estimates on doors Ash blinds Stair rails and All other kinds of building material hardware paints a. Stock Large prices Low or. R. L. Fletcher will be at acco Mac court h. The first Dav of Ever county court to receive orders firm i gape Charles ice and lumber co. William Jennings Bryan in a late interview declared that he would not again be candidate for the office of president of the United states. He says he is satisfied now that his policies have been accepted by All parties to a private citizen. Announcements. To the voters of Atlantic District i respectfully announce myself candidate for Constable of Bald District subject to the democratic Pri Mary. If nominated and elected will discharge the duties of the office to the Best of my ability. Soliciting the support of my fellow citizens. Very respectfully Roland u. East. \ to the voters of Lee dist it. I hereby announce myself a Candi Date for Constable for said District subject to the democratic primary having had an experience As Deputy sheriff for two years City detective three years and Railroad detective three year feel confident of filling the office. If elected i will faithfully discharge my duty without favor or fear. I most respectfully solicit your support. I am. Yours very truly Harry r. Parker to the voters of Atlantic District i am a candidate for supervisor of Atlantic District subject to the democratic primary to be held sometime during the year. In asking your sup port 1 desire Sci announce that my candidacy is in the interest of the Public roads and Publio schools of Accomac. Respectfully j. W. Lankford. New Church a. To the voters of Accomac county having had 12 years experience in assisting the commissioners of the county in their work i have decided to become a candidate for commissioner of Revenue by the upper Par ish and later through the press and in person will Call on All the voters of the county to present my claim. I will appreciate it if All voters would refrain from committing themselves until said claims Are presented. Thanking you in Advance for you support i remain yours very truly Parkley a v. S. Deitrick. Fellow citizens of Accomac co i hereby announce myself a Candi Date for House of delegates subject to the democratic primary. Having been a staunch Democrat All my life i most respectfully solicit your sup port and if elected i will earnestly and honestly labor to justify you Confidence and will faithfully fear Lessly and zealously discharge my Public duties. Respectfully submitted Sewell a. Taylor feb. 28, 1911. Assawoman a. To the voters of Accomac county i announce myself As a candidate for supervisor for Atlantic District subject however to the forthcoming primary previous to the general election. Respectfully j. T. Sharpley Virginia in the clerk s office of the circuit court of the county of Accomac on the both Day of March a. D., 1911. Charles e. Nicolls plaintiff against. Landreth seed co., a Corpora tion organized and doing business under the Laws of the state of Penn Sylvania Assum sit. The object of this suit is to recover of the said defendant the Sura of seventy five dollars $75 00dam Ages sustained by reason of the breach of a contract. And an affidavit having been mad and filed that the defendant the d. Landroth seed co. Is not a resident corporation of the state of Virginia it is ordered that it do appear Here within fifteen Days after due publication Hereof and do what May be necessary to protect its interest in this suit. And ii is further ordered that a copy Hereof be published Oncea week for four successive weeks in the Peninsula Enterprise a news paper published in the county of a Comack and that a copy be posted at the f oat door of the court House of this county on or before the next succeeding Rule Day from the Date Hereof. John d. Grant jr., clerk. A copy Teste John d. Grant jr., & Mapp p. Q. Virginia in the clerk s office of the circuit court of the county of1 Accomac on the 6 h Day of March a. D., 1911. Charles t. Riley,jr., Al. Plaintiffs against John h. Riley & wife it als ? object of this suit h to parti tion a certain lot or parcel of Woodland situate lying and being searches conf the county of acco Mack and state of Virginia contain ing thirty four 34 acres More Orless and adjoining the lands of Sid Ney Riley William Courtenay an others and if partition cannot Eon Vienie utly be made of the same then to sell it and have the proceeds Divi ded amongst those entitled thereto. And an affidavit having been mad9and filed that the defendants johnb. Riley and Ida Riley his wife Hudjohn 8. Benson and Bessie e. Ben son his wife Are not residents of the state of Virginia it is ordered that they do appear hero within fifteen Days after due publication Hereof and do what May be necessary to protect their interest in this suit. And it a 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 thata copy be posted at the front door of the court House of this county on or before the next succeeding Rule Day from the Date Hereof. John d. Grant jr., copy Teste John d. Grant jr., clerk. John w West p q. 1-4. Will make the season 1911, from new Church to Keller. Belton g. Is a Well bred horse wit Good qualities of Bay color weigh about 1000 lbs. If you wish to Breed to a Good game tace horse and one bred in the Pur ple Here is your Chance. The More you study his Breeding the better you will like him. Belton g is not Only a great bred horse Bat has a whirlwind of Speed As has been shown to the Public this races he is known As one Best race horses on the Eastern Bhore of Virginia we will Send him anywhere in the county. Terms $25.00.write or phone us. Chas. A. Gibbons & Bro. A. Special offer on Garden seeds. " t premiums on purchases of Garden and Flower every Dollar s Worth you Pur Chase you May. Select from our Stockton the value of one Dollar and tangents our seed Are grown from the finest selected stocks and those Whoso them will not be line is now Complete an prices As Low As first Quality will allow. Jour line comprises the following Beans hush and pole peas beets cabbage carrots cauliflower oel Ery bollards Corn Cucumber eggplant kale lettuce Cantaloupe water melons onion sets red and White onion Parsley Parsnip Pep per pumpkins radish spinach Squash Tomato turnips Law grass seed. Also a full line of Flower seeds. Remember it is Money in you pocket to buy reliable seeds. Remember this when someone offers you seed of unknown conc Sensat a Low of the first elements to Suc Cess is to sow Only reliable results depend almost entire Lyon the Quality purity and growth of the seeds. We handle Only this kind of seeds. Eggs Takeh in Trade at highest Price Allaband s drug store Parksley a. For Sale. 8 to 10 Good driving and gentle farm horses. Well to see them and get prices before buying. Terms favourable. We handle most everything arned by the retail dealer direct from manufacturers. Glad to have a share of your patronage at lowest Price. Hany t. White & son wholesale grocers brokers and manufacturers agents Mckemie Park a. For Sale at private contract. I offer for Sale at private contract my farm of 40 acres More or less about equally divided in cleared an Woods land situated at Mason s Sid ing with two settlements on it. It is Well adapted to the growth of trucks of All kinds and is situated Ina neighbourhood of Thrifty location at station makes it desirable to those wishing to engage i merchandise or other business. Terms Liberal and made known on application. E. Roy Byrd Bloxom a. For Sale. Twenty pure bred Berkshire piers registered and abstract of ownership goes with each pig. They Are from the noted Biltmore and Premier strains 1 Long growth kind. The sows Are unsurpassed for prolific Acy and As careful nurses and Good suckers. Their flesh is of the highest Quality of pork containing larger promotion of finely marbled lean and fat than of any other Breed. Will ship every pig subject to examination. If not satisfactory in every particular can be shipped Backoo to at my expense. I Don t want the Money unless the customer is satisfied. R. S. Young Onley a. No. 6a46. Report of the condition of the Parksley National Bank at Parksley in Testate of Virginia at the close of business. March the 1911. Resources. Loans and discounts Sho,sj2 15 overdrafts secured and unsecured 1,792 85 u. S. Bonds to secure circulation 60,00 00 premiums on u. S. Bonds 1,900 00bonds, securities Etc. 26.927 50 banking House furniture and fixtures 12.0 4 30-Duefrom National Banks not Reserve agents 11710due from state and private Banks an Bankers. Trust companies an savings Banks 779 31duefrom approved Reserve agents 5,"885 55 checks and other Cash items 100 00 notes of other nation Lbanks 420 00fractional paper currency Nickels and cents 143 68lawful Money Reserve in Bank Viz specie 5,394 10 Legal tender notes 3,080 00 8,474 10redemption fund with u. S. Treasurer 5 per cent of circulation 3,000 00 due from u. S. Treasurer 300 00 total $262,685 97 liabilities. Capital Stock paid in $ 60,000 00surplusfund 10,000 00 undivided profits less expenses and National Bank notes outstanding 60,000 00due to 694 38 dividends unpaid 3 00individual deposits subject to Check 60,033 52demand certificated of Deposit 28,339 87certified checks 116 28notes and Bills re discounted 7,500 00bills payable including certificates of Deposit for Money borrowed 35.000.00 total $262,685 97 state of Virginia county of Accomac is i w. N. Mason cashier of the above named Bank do solemnly swear that the above statement is True to the Best of my . W. A Mason ?attest j. W. . Barnes e. Hinman directors. Subscribed and sworn to before me 9thday of March 1911. Roy d. White notary Public. J. A. Kernodle practical Tinner slate and Sheet Metal worker and sanitary plumber now located at Parksley and respectfully solicits the patronage of the Public. Stove repairing a specially. Estimates cheerfully furnished and satisfaction guaranteed. Don t blame the gook if your bread and pastry is the foggy indigestible misery making kind. It s dollars to doughnuts that the flour 1b guilty of the offence. Our flour makes Light White de Licious bread and pastry always. Poor Luck is unknown where it rules the cooking. It insures Good results because it is uniform in 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 Mill to consumer system puts our Superior product in your Home at less expense we Cut oui the retailers sell you flour direct at whole Sale prices. We will save you All those dollars that the retail dealer has previously pocketed. Try our method. Yeull never go Back to the old Way. Write us for prices Eagle mis cd a Stairi i j flour j ask for it when you a want the Best. B r. E. Mccosh & Bros. J Baltimore three for Sale at private contract. I i offer for Sale a private con tract 3 valuable farms Viz no. 1?172 acres 100 acres cleared land red Clay balance in Young pin Timber 1 mile of Girdletree md., 5 Miles of Snow Hill siding on farm. Five room dwelling and necessary . 2?217 acres half cleared land balance in Young Pine Timber adjoining tract no. 1. Good dwelling new barn and other necessary out building. No. 2.?111 acres 60 cleared bal Ance in Pine Thicket adjoining no. 2. Good farm House and some out buildings. Terms easy and accommodating. For futher particulars write or see a. T. White Pocomoke City my. High Grade Strawberry plants for Sale. Lea perfect Bloomer firm productive medium Large Good shipper Early. Shipman firm heavy bearer perfect Blossom extra Good shipper Large size medium Early. Hummer very Large deep red Fin Market and Good table Berry. 17 has filled a quart. Perfec Bloomer medium to late. Plants will be delivered to Tasley Onley Melfa and Keller stations cleaned up roots straight neatly put in boxes at $2.00 per have others but there Are my leaders and Best. G. W. Addison Onancock a. R. F. 124. I Robert Hanks. 1911 in Iii _ season 191 Robert Hanks son of lord Roberts Mark of 2.07j, son of Arii n 2.07j,Only Trotter Ever sold for one Hund red and Twenty five thousand Dollar lord Roberts is the son of Nancy Hanks 2.04, the world s champions Trotter in 1892 and 1894, thed Amof Admiral Dewey 2.o4j,and Markala 2.18ji Nancy Hanks was before the public1 for a Little More than four racing seasons and it is Safe to assert that no other trotting Queen has had Tomany admirers As the Beautiful daughter of Happy medium. Kenny who developed her took her through the Kentucky 1889 started her in six races losing but a single heat. � Palma an eight year old daughter of Nancy Hanks was bought by the Walnut Hall farm for Twenty five Hundred dollars february 1911. Arion 2.07f. The sire of Nico 2 08j,lord Roberts 2.07j, governor fran Cis 2 08j, cry Tallion 2 08�, frasee2 09�, and Mas Conomo 2 10j.Bingen 2 06j, son of making 2 211,by election Eer sire of Uhlan 1.58f,of Admiral Dewey 2.04j, the Lead Inglado 2 07, Cuero 2 09i. Malcolm Forbes 2 09j, totara2 09, King Cole 12 05j, Ronaisa 2.06�, senator hale2 10j. Albia 2 10, the exponent2 11j,- Captain Bacon 2 10j, Vic Commodore 2.11, and sixty sired Zingara he tired two three year Olds to Trot better than 2.09. He also produced Twenty eight two year Olds and one yearling to Trot better than 2 30.bingara is the sire of Bener year Ling 2.27 , the dam of Robert Hanks is by Bingen 2 06j, and the dam of Lizzie Perow 2 16j also the darn Oburke Burnett a three year old of brother to Robert Hanks which won three year old Trot at West virginian a five heat race by winning thelast three h in 22j, 24j. 22�.also a two year old by lord Robertson the two year old stake at the same meeting Robert Hanks surely will get some Trotters. This horse has never been hitched to a sulky a dozen times has been worked to a Bike cart a Tew times. Drove him a mile last fall in 222 last half in 9. He is handsome and certainly will make a Trotter. J Robert Hanks As a three year old served eleven mares and got eight Colts. Six of them Are Mare Colts. They Are Nice size and show Promise of Speed. A yearling by lord Rob erts worked a mile at Lexington \u25a0kentuckyk last summer in 2 30. Service fee $25 00 to insure in foal with return privilege. For further particulars see or write. A. W. Taylor Parksley a. 1911-Spring season-1911 Ward Axworthy son of Axworthy 3 2 15�� and town lady the dam of lady worthy 2 11. In judging a horse As a sire 1 look carefully at his Speed producing qualities from his sire and dam then 2 take 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 con Vinced. Service fee $25.00 to insure in foal. Will stand at Henry t. Masons Bloxom va., and w. S. Nelsons Onancock a. For farther see or write Neison & Miles Conan Rock a. J Don t forget that s. J. Bull s is the place to buy your new year presents in Fine imported vases and j 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 fall kinds. Ladies Dolly Madison the Best woman s shoe 11 Ade. Formen Selz full line and Roberts Jackson & 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. Pointers be a f-\u25a0 \u25a0 " a " for All who buy medicines. The guarding of your health is a duty of sufficient importance to demand your unceasing vigilance. Part of this duty is to be sure you get Only the purest and Best medicines and that is where our drug store is doubly valuable to you. We sell Only drugs of the highest Quality and at the same time our prices Are very reasonable. Our medicines Are reliable. We fill doctor prescriptions with the exact amounts of the right drugs for pure and fresh and in full strength. We cordially to bring your prescriptions to us buy your toilet Arti cles and sick room necessities of us and come to us for All drug supplies that you May need. Send the children they Are treated with just As much Courtesy As the grown folks. A full Supply of new and reliable Garden seed just received. Quality bargains that s our motto. Respectfully or. J. T. Sledge & co., druggists Parksley a. In if who is the i f. S. Royster guano company i \ Tkavc a Kurt a \u25a0 registered la the f. S. Royster guano company is the largest Independent manufacturer of i fertilizers in the United states. The business was founded Twenty seven it years ago by or. F. S. Royster who is still at the head of the company and gives the Foj business his personal attention. It requires i eight Large factories to Supply the demand Lar i for Royster goods in the South alone. Al being desirous of extending our a territory we have built in Baltimore one a of the largest and most modern fertilizer is k and sulphuric acid plants in existence. Ask your dealer for Royster goods and see that the Trade Mark is on Ever bag. Elj if he does not handle them write and give a us his name and we will arrange with of Hun or some one else to Supply you. A i . Royster guano company. Of. Northern division. 11l, a Calvert building Baltimore Maryland. Ike factories and sales offices jfj5 to if Baltimore my. Tarboro n. C. Columbia s. C. La k a Norfolk a. Macon a. Spartanburg s. C. Tit if afr a attention canners i 5 we rep recent on the Eastern Shore that Large and Well known a 2 canned Good commission Honse of Bel air md., � Smith Webster company. I we can handle your account on the most favourable terms fur Gish you supplies at the lowest Market Price for season delivery and 2have Ever possible facility for getting you the top of the Market for Ray our canned goods. Write or phone us at once. A. Cleveland White & co. Salisbury my. 2\u25a0 i i e. merchant tailor Pocomoke City my. Visit acc Omar 0 a. Every court a grand Bingen stand a. out of half sister to precursor 2 2% from the Jessie Pepper family. May King 10272, 2.30 j sire of 167 in list. of Bingen 2.06v,Etc. May Queen 2.20 Bingen 29567, 2.06 v by Norman 25.? j sire of Uhlan 1.58x. And dam of 25 Miral Dewey 2.01&, King or n tim not a 2 05 9ta2 Jhn weird y � in la l sire of Arion 2.07v. Sunol51 f Bow Nells i30.3 2.19 a a 2 Jbv Palo Alto 2.08v. i s lev of a Llly. Anode a s i Beautiful Bells 2.29v.� j Beausean 2 06v i bythe Moor 870.l, 1 Matin balls 2.06 a dams r am of i in lit to ? t ?1 dream Wold Belle. J of Bervalds 2.08v. Emily set half sister to precursor Ellen 3 2.09 a Etc. ? t Nutwood 600.2.18, .?2ov. Lady acacia. ? sire of 174 dams of so7.dam of precursor 2.20 v. Alpha2.2

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