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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - February 25, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Peninsula \u2666 Enterprise John w. Edmonds. Editor and owner. Combo court House a. Entered at the Tost office at Accomac o. . As second class matter % saturday. March 11, 1911. Sales advertised in Enterprise. Thursday March 16, 1911, at Keller by p. A. Colona & co., entire livery outfit horses buggies wagons Robe of. Saturday March 25, 1911, at Locust Ville by the heirs of mrs. Mar Garet s. Parker deceased House hold and Kitchen furniture. Local news. All grammar schools in Atlantic school District will close March 17th, 1911, by order of the Atlantic school Board. Or. Zadoc r Lewis formerly of Accomac c. H., now of Hunting Creek is in Hospital at Salisbury to be operated on for kidney trouble. R miss Oneida Melson Pupil of pea body Institute Baltimore is Home on a visit of a week or so to her parents or. And mrs. Levin t. Mel Bon. Misses Elizabeth Chadbourne and Lucille Martindale of Boston mass., arrived at Accomac c. H., this week for a sojourn of several weeks a hotel Doughty. Or. Asa the Drummond town methodist Church and or. . Dan away of the Baptist Church will Exchange pulpits sunday morn ing March 12th. The farm of w. C Smith de ceased near Groton will be sold in two parcels at that place on Satur Day april 15, 3 o clock by we. , executor. The Drummond town methodists Willon easter monday night present in Ell s Hall two dramas both humorous " a Case of sus Peasia and of morning glory at a late meeting of the Board of directors of the Peninsula fair association at Tasley or. John w. Hick Man was elected Secretary and treasurer in place of or. Thos. 8. Hop Kins resigned. Mrs Ella Hickman of Accomac c. Hof late in Maryland Hospital Baltimore for treatment was operated upon for a very serious trouble about a week ago. The advices Are thai she is doing As Well As could be there will be an Oyster roast a Banting Cree tuesday night march14lh. If weather should is inclement it will be held the next Lair night. Good time is anticipated. Everybody Welcome. Proceeds for Tjie Benefit Rotthe new Church fund. J. Brooks Mapp trustee will sell at Public auction at Pungoteague on Friday afternoon March 31st, the piece or parcel of land belonging to the heirs of Sophia Parker deceased containing five acres More or less situated near Pungoteague. Terms of Sale will be made known on Day of Sale. L. Floyd Nock special commissioner will sell at Public auction on sat urday March 18b, 1911, at two 2 o clock p. M., at. Pungoteague 20acres of land on Nandua Creek adjoining the lands of Claude Mcclain John b. Henderson and others an originally belonging to James mar tin 6r. For terms &c., see posters. New advertisements this week j. A v Kernodle Tinner and plumber . Young pure Berkshire bred pigs Chas. A. Gibbons & 8.-o?Bel Tong 2 14j report of Parksley National Bank Mapp & Mapp order of publication John w. West order of publication j. Cleveland White & co.? notice to canners Royster guano co. The Sale of the personal property of Levin l Hopkin deceased advertised by e. T. Powell administrator to take place on the late premises of the decedent at Wachapreague on last wednesday was postponed on account of Tho bad weather until next tuesday March 14f h. Sale will commence at 11 o clock on that Day. Or. Charles b. Mason of near a combo c. H., was ticked by a mule on sunday and. It was feared that be was seriously injured. The advices from Hospital in Norfolk where he was taken on monday by or. J. L. De Orris Are that his shoulder Dis located by the blow has been placed in position and he May be expected Home in a Tew Days. All Confederate veterans who de sire crosses of hoi or must Send in their application to mrs. James h. Fletcher Accomac. Va., president of the Jeff Tyson Davis chapter u. D.c., not later than the 15th of next april. Crosses will not be conferred after this year and surely every old Veteran will want this badge of Honor for himself and his descendants. William j. And t Frank Russell attorneys in fact of mrs. Catharine Russell will sell at Public auction on saturday March 25th1 p. Min front of store at e Wells Corner a certain tract or parcel of land con tapping 30 acres More or less Situa ted at that place bounded by the lauds of grip Taylor Oscar Justis and others for particulars see pos ters. The heirs at Law of John e Wise de e ised will sell at Public auction at past Ria on saturday april both 1911, 3p. M., the Tisot or parcel of of which the said John e. Wise died seized and possessed contain ing 75 acres More or less also a detached pice of Woods land contain ing 10 acres More or Leas both Situ ated near pastoral. The two tracts to be sold As a whole. For full particulars see posters. Robert v. Massey formerly Divi Sion Engineer of the new York Divi Sion was tuesday appointed superintendent of the new York Philadel phia & Norfolk Railroad eith head quarters at Cape Charles Virginia. succeeds Elisha Lee who has just been appointed assistant to the Genera manager of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Or. Massey was born at Dover Delaware september 29th, 1871, and graduated from Yale uni varsity in 1892, in which year he entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Stewart k. Powell and Warner Ames trustees will on saturday the 11th Day of March next at 3,o clock p. In., in front of the store Bouse of e. Boggs & Bon in the j Village of Cashville. Sell at Public auction to the highest bidder the very valuable standing Timber and farm of which Thomas Harrison died seized and possessed containing 63acres, More or Lese and located near the said Village of Cashville. The standing Timber and then the farm will first be sold separately but the said trustees Reserve the right a ter the said Timber and farm separately to expose the said tract of Laid and the Timber thereon for Bale As a whole. For further information Sie posters or address the said trus tees. Neighbourhood notes Onancock. Mrs. George t. Finney is in Balti More visiting relatives. Or e. O p. Cultis spent the week in Wilmington Delaware. Or. J. 0. W. Leatherbury spent the week in the Northern cities. Miss Lyda Edwards recently quite sick with pneumonia is convalescent. The first Chesapeake Shad of the season were in our Market monday. Miss Lyda Mcgrath sales lady for r. L. Shield company is in Balti More for two weeks. Or. Frank m. West killed a do that showed Many symptoms of by Dro phobia on the streets tuesday. Miss Marie Morris the guest of miss Sadie e. Fletcher for two weeks returned to Norfolk monday. Master Belvin Killmon son of or. Leroy Killmon of Tasley. Is danger of Alwill with neuralgia of the heart. Mrs. Alicia Hopkins who spent the Winter with her sister mrs. Waters of Baltimore arrived Home saturday. 1 the farm belonging to j. Drum mond Fosque and Bister mrs. A. , has been sold to or. A. J. Lil Liston for $5,500.00. Miss Hortense Rhodes entertained at Che Baptist a thorium Friday afternoon from 3 to 5 o clock a Honor of her eleventh birthday. Lenten services at the episcopal Church will be held wednesday an Friday afternoon at 4 o clock and thursday evening at 7 30. The Cheriton and Onancock teams will play the first game of Che yearn the Margaret Academy ground this afternoon at three o clock. Or. R. Hearn has been assigned by the Diamond state Telephone co. To the Onancock office As con tract agent. Or. E. G. B. Wrig tremains As superintendent of construction. Increased interest is blog manifested in the Public debate to be he Din the High school auditorium to night on the Subj not resolved that Virginia should have state wide messes. N. W. Nock e. J. Bel Teand w. T. Evans left monday for port Pierce Florida in which Section they will spend a week looking Over the country and its prospects for growing Early vegetables. Or. George w. Wright of Marion grand masonic lecturer for Virginia has been in town since tuesday exemplifying the masonic ritual. Classes for instruction met nightly in the Hall of Chesapeake Lodge. The condition of or. R. L. Hopkins shows some improvement. Or. Gor Don Wilson of Maryland University Hospital Baltimore arrived wednes Day for consultation with the attend ing physician or. Robertson. .Hopkins sons we. F. And robertl., have been with him several Days. Melfa. Roller skates Are quite the go Here with the Young people. Or. And mrs. G. Rew spent Day this week shopping in Salisbury. Or. J. A. Loftland has been on the Bick list this week but is improving now. Or. And mrs. Geo. C. Hatton of Hallwood spent sunday with mrs. Will Phillips. Or. Percy Hatton has accepted position of stenographer with Busi Ness firm at Newborn n. C. Or. John Hartman of Norfolk spent monday at Home of his father where his grandmother is seriously ill. At a meeting of the Melfa Fairoaks schoolhouse co., inc., the subject of improving the grounds an building was taken up. Miss Louise Turlington gave a social to the Melfa fair Oaks boo club on thursday March 2d, and Al report a pleasant evening. Our Phil has ordered his newsprint suit and is frequently seen while in deep meditation to be wreathed i smiles and softly singing Beautiful dreams come the Melfa dramatic club will pre sent the drama Dot the Miner daughter on tuesday March 21st,at the Hall Here. Critics pronounce the characters As representative an the play As very entertaining. We believe a majority of our voter would favor a loan for permanent improvement of Public roads. I would be Economy and real Progress and one of the most important prob lems now before our people Silva. Or. Walter White of Delaware is at the Home of his brother or. . Or e. 8. Pettit has his fish Pound Down and reports herring As yet very scarce. Or. L. Moore of Salisbury was in our Village the past w6ek, looking after his saw Mill business. Mrs. W. E. Pettit is spending the week with her Mother mrs. Pilchard of near Stockton my. Or. John s. Hill died at his Home Here february 28, of Brights disease after a Long illness. was born a Snow Hill in 1856, and moved to Vir Ginia 31 Yeats ago. is survived by his wife and seven children a. Hill, of Parksley e g. Hill of salts mrp. May and maggi3 Brimer miss Lillie Hill Aud messes. Dannie and Groton Hill All of this place. Funeral services were held at sign pos Church thursday morning by . Jones of Crisfield assisted Byre. F. P. Krauss. w s buried at Brittingham s cemetery near new Church. The deceased was a Faith Ful Loving Hub a devoted fatherland Good neighbor he wis a big Factor in the erection of the m. at this place and was one of its charter members. Flears Volle. Mrs. James Thornton is very ill Attis time. Miss Delaney Byrd left for Balti More last week. Capt. C. R. Gladding who has Beeton the sick list is slowly improving. Schooner Eller Cripps left last week with a Load of oysters for Balti More. Mrs. James Wessels who has Beeton a visit with parents and friends at Pocomoke City returned Home Las week. Or. W. Wessels has purchased number of Strawberry plants called the everlasting bearers which Cost 40 be qty per Plant. Our line of All Wool suiting Formen s tailored garments is the snap Piest we have Ever shown. Come in and look them Over for yourself. We guarantee to fit you. R. L. Shield co. A full line of base Ball goods car ried in Stock write for . S. Mugs. Chunc Oteague. Oar Rural schools close March 17th. Our fishermen Are quiz up Busy getting their nets ready

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