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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - February 27, 1907, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Nuns us be Rise. Accomac court House a. Saturday junk -27, 1896. Entered at the Post office at Accomac c. A. A. As second class matter. In our last Issue we had something to say of the successful work done at the Margaret Academy during the session just ended and we took Occa Sion to Call the attention of the peo ple of the Eastern Shore to the merits of this school and its claims upon them for a generous patronage and support. The Best evidence of the excellence of an Academy a the sue Cess that attends its pupils when they have passed into the higher colleges and universities of the country. Measured by this Standard the mar Garet Academy has a record of which her officers and instructors maybe justly proud. Every year some one of her old pupils wins distinguished honors at College or University and sometimes there Are More than one to share these honors. During the past few years pupils of this Academy have been studying at the University of Virginia and at Harvard University in Massachusetts. The last named is the oldest richest and most illustrious educational institution of America. It has More than three thousand students representing Al most every state in the Union Aud Many foreign countries. In looking Over the list of graduates and Honor men at the University of Virginia we tied that or. Sidney Kellam. Of Onan cock was graduated in the depart ments of chemistry mathematics French and latin and or. Griffin Holland of Eastville va., received the degree of doctor of Medicine and the Gold medal of the Washington society for the Best debater. Or. S. Upshur Hopkins of Onancock who has been attending Harvard univer sity has been appointed instructor in that great school and to add to his his High honors already achieved he Lias secured through the recommendation of the Harvard faculty a very responsible and lucrative appoint ment for the summer months from president Roberts of the Pennsyl Vania Railroad who desired to secure a Man of High scholarship and strict integrity to do special work of great importance. There Are doubtless others of the old Academy students who deserve honorable mention Here for the Progress made and Success achieved last session but the examples cited above Are enough to show that we have a school Here on the Eastern Shore which challenges comparison with the Best academies in the land and which measured bythe Standard of Success achieved bits pupils in the higher institutions of learning shows that it is fulfilling with admirable efficiency the functions of a great preparatory school whether for College or the Active duties of life. A party of Lawless men from Mary land As appears irom the following dispatch published in a late Issue of the Baltimore Sun invaded the state of Virginia last week and carried away by Force a Batteau in the Law Ful custody of our officers about thirty citizens of Asbury near Crisfield my. Went to Holden screen Virginia thursday last for the purpose of retaking the Batteau in which Aaron Byrd and William Moore were captured by the Virginia state fishery Force Oil june 10th.they arrived at their destination about 7 o clock in the morning and at once made inquiries about the boat. They Learned that the objector their search had been placed on rollers carried far Inland and concealed among the Reeds. They pressed a team of oxen into service place the boat on rollers again and soon had her Back into the water.1 their action in this matter keeping with their past conduct in our Waters. Men who Avail them selves of every Opportunity to invade our territory and take our Oyster and crabs of course would not Hesi Tate to recapture if they could prop erty forfeited to the Commonwealth of Virginia in which they made their depredations into our Waters. In other words they wanted the l oat and urged on by the Small Fry politicians who knew they had no right to expect that it would be returned to them by the state of Virginia they came like Freebo Oters and took her. Such being the facts it will occur to the average virginian that the Good offices of the governor of Virginia which they have invoked to the end that the crab thieves now confined in our jail should be re leased should be in the other direction. Marylander have no just cause of complaint because of the arrests recently made and they know it and there could be no More Flimsy excuse than that upon which they seek to escape punishment for their acts. Beacons on the Shore even if the Waters Are not marked by buoys in. Dictate too plainly the dividing line Between the two states for them to make the mistake of getting Over a mile in Virginia As those did who were recently captured in our Waters. If Marylander were caught dredging in Pungoteague Creek there Are ,5 ome of them who would be willing to swear that they were so near the line that for the Sake of the Good relations which ought to exist be tween the states no punishment ought to be meted out to them. Our governor May be tender hearted but he cannot afford to lose his head in this matter and he certainly cannot commit the Folly of encroaching upon the prerogatives of the judiciary As he has been requested by the governor of Maryland and have a Nolle entered in the cases of the prisoners recently i fir cent do Ohlf. We hear a great Deal from the Gold Standard men about their objection to the fifty cent by this they mean the Silver Dollar or the Silver certificate representing the Silver Dollar. They do not want a fifty cent Dollar. They insist upon a Gold Dollar which they declare is Worth just twice As much As a Silver Dollar or a Silver certificate. Suppose they begin at the Banks and Stop them from giving them fifty cent dollars. Let any Man who is fortunate enough to have a Bank account inquire of the people to whom he gives checks what kind of Money they get at the Banks. They will Tell him that in most cases they receive nothing but Silver certificates which we Are told Are Only Worth fifty cents on the Dollar. The amount of Gold Coin in existence bearing the stamp of the United states is a Little Over six Hundred millions. The amount of Silver dollars in bearing the United states stamp is about four Hundred and thirty Mil Lions. Three Hundred and sixty Mil Lions of these Silver dollars have Beon deposited in the Treasury by their owners who received therefor Silver certificates. These Silver certificates read As follows this certifies that there has Beon deposited in the Treasury of the United states one Silver Dollar Able to bearer on and so with the different denominations of the same. These certificates constitute much the larger portion of the paper Money in circulation among the people. Very few greenbacks will be seen. The govern ment has stored away in the Treasury a surplus of very nearly two Hundred d the Gold Reserve of one Hundred and six millions. Then the Bank reserves Are in greenbacks. So it seems that the chief circulating medium of the country consists of Silver certificates which the Gold bugs say Are Worth Only fifty cents on the Dollar. The Banks pass them for full dollars. The government receives them As foil dollars for All kinds of taxes and duties and other duos. It must be therefore that the fifty cent Dollar is just As Good As any other Dollar. It seems a Little strange that the officials of the Banks which out Silver certificates almost exclusively upon depositors checks should lie declaring Thorn to to Worth Only fifty cents on the Dollar. If they toil the truth the Banks must be cheat ing everybody out of just fifty cents on every Dollar. And if the Silver certificates Are really Good whole dollars it would seem to be lying to Call them fifty cent dollars. Are the Banks lying to the people or cheat ing their depositors. If they pass off a fifty cent Dollar they arc cheat ing. If the dollars which they Cal fifty cent dollars Are really one Hundred cent dollars they must Bei enquirer. Important decision concerning sunday freight trains. The Appomattox Ami Buckingham times of last week contains the following article concerning an important decision recently handed Down by the court of appeals on the 8th Day of june is the Norfolk and Western Railroad com Pany was indicted by an Appomattox grand jury for Ruu Piug freight trains on sunday. The Case came up for trial and was tried at the november term following of the county court. They were found guilty and a line of $50 was imposed. The company appealed the Case to the circuit court which at the december term 1893, affirmed the decision of our county court. The Case was carried to the supreme court of appeals where it has been pending Ever since. The court of appeals in its opinion ren dered last thursday says Norfolk and Western Railroad company is. The Commonwealth Section 3801 of the code which pro Hibits Railroad companies from run Ning freight trains on sunday is held not to be in conflict with the com Merce clause of the Constitution of the United states and is a valid exercise of the police Power of Testate for the Protection of the morals and health of the people. The state has the right in order to secure and protect the Laws of health of its citizens or to preserve Good order and the Public morals to legislate for such purposes. And where it i done in Good Faith and without discrimination against interstate or foreign Commerce it is not in Viola tion of the Commerce clause of the Constitution of the United states although such legislation May some times touch in its exorcise the line separating the respective domains of Federal and state authority and to some extent affect interstate an foreign immediately after the opinion was handed Down by the supreme court the Norfolk and Western Railroad issued orders that no freight trains should be run on sundays. Official program or the Confederate a Union. June 30.convention will be called to order by general John b. Gordon commanding general at 10 o clock a. In., at the new auditorium holding ton thousand people. Prayer by Rev. J. William Jones chaplain general i. C. V., formerly of the Confederate army. Welcome of the veterans of the state of Virginia by governor Charles t. O for Rall. Wel come of the veterans of the City of Richmond by mayor Richard m. Taylor. Formal turning Over of tie Hall built and decorated in Honor of the veterans to the United Confederate veterans by general Peyton Wise chairman of the reunion com Mittee. Proceedings of the Conven tion As ordered by the Conven tion. Evening june 30.reception at the White House of the confederacy now the Confederate museum of the veterans by mrs. Jeffer son Davis miss Winnie Davis mrs Hayes and other prominent Southern ladies. Reception by citizens. Bivouac of various Camps. July 1.convention called to order at 10 o clock a. Prayer by right Rev. John r. Newton. Bishop of Virginia formerly private in the Confederate army. Proceedings of the convention is ordered by the convention. Evening july 1.grand concert of War songs by a chorus of thousand voices together with tableau presentation of the lady sponsors representing the states of the confederacy. Reception to Veter ans by bivouac of called to order at 10 o clock a. Praver by p. Smith formerly of staff of general Stonewall Jackson proceedings of convention As ordered by convention. Final adjournment of the convention to Lay the Corner Stone of the Jefferson Davis Monument. A prominent Western newspaper recommends flax seed Tea As an excellent remedy for whooping cough. It May be Good but it is not to be compared with Chamberlain s cough remedy. This preparation will Allan the violent fits of coughing and make them less frequent and less severe. It al60 liquefied the Tough mucus making it easier to expect rate. Complete recovery is much quicker too when this remedy is Given. There is no danger in giving if to Small children As it is a pleasant syrup and contains nothing injurious. For Sale at 25 and 50 cents per bottle by Black Stone & Bell Accomac and w. Parker Onancock. I1un1i3cnm t.ocu1n Good Farsi hand. Good wages paid. S. J. Davis acco inac c. H., a for year 1897, a two horse farm near new Church in the upper end of Accomac. The farm is in first class order and adapted to Sweet potatoes and other trucks. Parties wishing to see it can do so by applying to is. Al Conquest Oak Hall or to John s. Cutler new Church a. For , dwelling and tenant House at Daugherty for the year 1897. Will sell entire Stock of goods at a Low figure and give Possession of storehouse to purchaser at once. P. 0. At store. James p. Daugherty. Blackstone s Straw Berry chill and fever cure for chills and fever and la Grippe a. Never fails to cure. For Sale by All druggists and merchants. Price .10 cents. E. C. Blackstone proprietor m i 11s Boro Del. For Salk or of land containing 65 acres in Bell s neck. J. W. Vellani m. D., Locustville a. Try an Export Cigar and if not satisfied ask for your Money. What Are they the Liest � cent Cigar on the Peninsula. A 10 cent Cigar for 5 cents. The Best in Quality Aud Quantity. For Sale by f. A. Davis & co., Baltimore wholesale agents. Chew Boss 11 Inch tobacco the Best 11 Inch. If you want Quality and Quantity Chew Boss 11 Inch. Boss 11 Inch is Boss of the Road. plants for Sale at 10 cents per Hundred or $1.00a thou Sand. J. W. Ward Savag Eville. A. For ground dry fish in sacks delivered at factory at $25 per ton and at All wharves of Baltimore Chesapeake and Atlantic railway co., for $1.00 extra. Apply to s. A. Martin & co., or a. J. Morse har Borton a. For rent. Brick storehouse at a Hoinack c. Possession Given Max is 1896. Apply to Thos. W. Black Stone. Alderney Heifer about one year old White and red out Marks came to my premises in May. The owner will please Call for her. Pay charges and take her away. A. 8. Hargis Tasley a. Good Blacksmith at once. Will rent shop and tools or hire a Man. W. S. Nock Hallwood. A. am no longer connected with the firm of j. C. Justis & co., h acting Creek. May 8, 189 a j. C. Justis. For the year 1897, the farm near Accomac c. H., where William Drummond now resides. Mrs. E. F. C. Garrett Accomac c. H., a. information for one Lewis s. Byrd who settled in Minnesota about 18�s, or his heirs. Apply immediately to the under signed with vouchers of identity and Lull proof of Heirship. Any one l furnishing the above information will be suitably rewarded. C. P. Byrd & co., is South Howard st., Baltimore my. May the 21st, 1890. Or. Charles h. Wetzel of Sunbury a was so much pleased with a remedy which cured him of rheumatism that he made affidavit to the fact for publication As follows this is to certify that on May 11th i walked into Melick s drug store on a pair of crutches bought a bottle of Chamberlain s pain Balm for inflammatory rheumatism which had crippled me up. After using three bottles i am completely cured. 1 can cheerfully recommend it. Charles h. sworn and subscribed to before me on aug. 10, 1894. Walter Shipman j. P. Pain Balm is for Sale at 2" Ami a a cents per bottle by Blackstone & Bell Accomac and w. Parker Onancock. Land for Salk. Several Nice farms of different sizes water situations a improved with buildings in Northampton county a. If not sold before August will be for rent for 1897. Apply to t. Scott Onancock a. There is some one in almost every neighbourhood who is subject to at tacks of pain in the stomach or Iii 1 ions Colic. Or. J. Kinney Warre Center pa., used to be troubled in that Way. says the attacks were marked by terrible pains diarrhoea and fainting spells. At such times 1 suffered exceedingly until i began using Chamberlain s Colic cholera and diarrhoea remedy two or three doses of which effected an immediate and lasting cure for Sale by Blackstone k Bell acco inac and w. Parker Onancock. do you suffer from rheumatism Lumbago kidney and bladder diseases a when by writ ing and giving full particulars of your diseases you can be cured for a Small sum of Money. Address All let ters to Millsboro drug co., Millsboro Del. positive cure for rheumatism. Anyone suffering from rheumatism can be cured by writing and giving full particulars of their suffering with the dreadful disease. Address All letters to the Millsboro drug co., Box 42, Millsboro Del. House of entertainment. Sykes a. G. W. Glenn proprietor. Patronage of travelling Public solicited. Board first class. Horses fed. The proprietor offers his services also As notary Public. Watt h a plv0iea jewelled Orn Aich co any part made new to order that your watch May re quire. John w. Duncan jeweler North st., Onancock to Eastern Shore ladies try a barrel of. Every barrel milled by the Norfolk milling co in Norfolk City by the latest improved process. Every barrel guaranteed. When its merits Are known every up to Date dealer will keep it. Our Salesman Eugene w. Barnes will Call on the mer chants in a few Days. Give him a respectful hearing and a Sam ple order and encourage a near by and state product. Bettor hour cannot be put on the mar Ket. Norfolk milling co. C. S. Waples & go. Food a and Willow wars brooms brushes Cordage matches axe handles Axle grease barrel covers baskets blacking Blank books glueing bowls churns Coli passes Broom Racks Corn Poppers butter dishes a Candle Wicks cheese safes clothes hamper t&c., Cocoa dippers. Coffee wills Curry Combs corks dusters faucets. Fish Hooks and lines flour sacks Halter flasks gun cups ice Cream freezers horse cards keepers Ink kegs Lump burners a pulleys la uterus Lap boards Lemon squeezers Mats measures Marine glasses mucilage oakum Oil cans Well buckets tubs a. 119 South Street Baltimore my. E. Selby of va., with a Piglet & Mullen Wilmington Del. Wholesale grocers and dealers in cigars and tobacco. Orders filled on Day receive Quick transit and lowest prices should commend us to the patronage of the Peninsula will papers and. High Art paper hanging at the. Lowest possible Price. Charles Kitchelt Onancock a. Headquarters at. Wise s drug store. Stop and think. How do we live to sell $100 buggies for $80? the time has gone by to sell �100 buggies. I have a full Stock of Light buggies Dayton Road and farm wagons at Bottom prices and at All times a full Stock of burial supplies Black cloth White velvet and cloth also polished Collins and caskets. Trimmings and prices to suit All. White Hearse for burial of Young persons. Will meet boat or train at any Point on the Eastern Shore on Short notice. A. W. Lilliston Onancock a. F. W. Shivers manufacturer of ice Cream p. O. Peninsula Junction. Shipping station King s Creek md., n. Y. P. & n. R. R. Parties who Are interested in festival and fairs will Lind it to their interest a write to me for prices. F. W. Shivers. Charles h. Ames with tie Tatu & Jeninas hardware co. Iru portors manufacturers agents wholesale dealers in hardware cutlery guns a wholesale agents for Crawford bicycles Send for catalogue and discount. 107 Hopkins place Baltimore my. Sweet potato farms for Sale. No. 1.sold. No. 2.has so acres 50 acres under cultivation 30 acres in Pine Woodland. Land is High and level is improved by a two Story j room dwelling which is comparatively new with new outbuildings Young peach and Apple Orchard strawberries Etc., seven Miles from Pocomoke City in Somerset county 1 Miles from Steamboat wharf convenient to churches and schools. Price $1,200, one half Cash balance on time to suit. No. 3.has 1 32 acres is in Somerset county 8 Miles from Pocomoke City 5 Miles from Costin station i Miles from methodist and Baptist churches same distance from graded school is improved by a 7 room dwelling which is in Good Condi tion outbuildings in fair Condi tion. About 100 acres of this farm is High level land of Good Quality 10 acres set to Clover the Woodland is principally line and affords any Quantity of Woods manure As Well As valuable Timber. Young Apple or Chard. It is believed that abet tor truck farm is not to be found in this Section. Price$2,000, one half Cash balance on long1 time. No. i acres 2 5 acres under successful cultivation.10 acres is detached Woodland. Tins farm is beautifully situated on the suburbs of Pocomoke City with All the advantages of both town and country. Is improved by a Good six room building porches Etc., All in perfect or Der with All necessary outbuildings. This is a Beautiful Home where pleasure and profit can be combined land High. Price$2,500, � Cash or All Cash at option of purchaser. No. in Somerset county h Miles from Pocomoke City Lias 105 acres about one half under cultivation balance thickly set in Pine Woodland from which Woods manure has never been removed. Is improved by a Small tenant House has 1,000 peach Trees in full bearing. Price $2,000 terms to suit purchaser. No. on the opposite Side of the county Road from no. 2 has 60 acres 16 acres under cultivation 14 acres in Pine Wood land land is High and level has Good Apple and peach Orchards a Patch of cultivated strawberries Etc. Is improved by one and one half Story 3 room dwell ing in Good condition. Price$600, one half Cash. Also 250 other farms suited for All Pur poses. Send for latest Price list to f. Dryden real estate broker Pocomoke City my. Sea intestate Rob Sale at private contract. I offer for Sale at private con tract my farm near Jenkins Bridge known As big free school situated on the Road from Temperanceville to Jenkins Bridge Ujj Miles from Bloom town station containing 271 acres at the Price of $2,000.or will sell one half of said tract without buildings for the sum of $800. It is Good High land with an abundance of Pine thick ets thereon and Well adapted to the growth of All kinds of trucks. For terms a apply to the undersigned e. Bloxom Jenkins Bridge a. O. The Cash Ille Cornet band is ready of furnish music any where in the state on reasonable terms. Special inducements to All churches. Cashville c0rne1 to the Farmers and truckers of the Eastern Shore. The undersigned respectfully solicits your patronage and Trade this season More than Ever be fore owing to our recent heavy loss by fire at Parksley and the additional loss of being insured in a worthless company. Help now will enable us to tide Over our losses and get on our feet again. For past patronage and your sympathy words cannot express our Heartfelt thanks and we will Endeavor to deserve you favors in the future. All orders filled on shortest notice. Respectfully a. F. Mears agent manager of the Mears factories. 1. A Merrill Lea Liaa Clothie Pocomoke City my wishes through this paper to in Oriu his friends and of the grand old Commonwealth of Virginia that his Stock of men a boys and children s and gents furnishings is Large and Complete embracing the latest and Best manufactured up to Date perfect fitting garments. Good Low values. Prices. Don t fail to see his extensive line of men s suits at $5, $7 and $10, they Are new neat and Nobby and special bargains for spot Cash Only at the j. Adelstein practice watchmaker and jeweler dealer in keeps constantly on band a full and Complete Stock of watches clocks jewelry spectacles Eye glasses plated Ware a. Will be at Accomac c. H., every court Day for repairing watches clocks and jewelry. All work War ranted. Orders by mail promptly attended the undersigned administrators of Emory , late member of the firm of Lank Ford & Chase Bearsville va., offer for Sale the entire Stock of merchandise of said firm at Cost and for Cash Only. The Stock is such As usual kept in a country store. All persons indebted to said firm by accounts on its books Are requested to same on or before the 10th Day of August 1896. Jamks p. Lankford tackle it. Chase administrators. Farm of 200 acres for Sale for $2,500. This farm is situated at Jen Kins Bridge va., within 1\ Miles of Oak Hall and Boom town stations known As the Richard Fletcher the land is High and of a Sandy soil and could be made a Good truck Large Thicket and plenty of Wood Mould thereon also a Good pasture of Marsh for Stock. Two 2 tenement houses which rent out for fifty five Dol Lars per annul. Dwelling with five rooms and in Good condition. Apply to Sallie d. Fletcher Bloxom a. Or t. E. Fletcher Jenkins Bridge a. The undersigned will sell at Public auction to the highest bidder on the premises on saturday the 4-th Day of july 1896, at 2 o clock p. M., the above farm if not sold at private Sale before that Day. Terms made known of Day of Sale. T. E. Fletcher agent. L. W. Groton. W. J. Doughty general insurance agents. Representing first class fire life and Accident companies and building and loan associations. Onancock a. For Sale. $7, sap $5. Hay $14 to $18 per ton. Hot bed Sash bricks Lime and hair laths shingles and Barb wire. Carriages and Road carts. Ground fish and phosphates. A kinds of lumber furnished for dwellings and other Pur poses on Short notice. 411 of the above sold cheap and Only for Cash. T. White Broomtown a 0. S. Slocomb @ bros., Onancock ya., if you will read this and. And come to our store we will show you goods just As they Are advertised Calico 4i cents a Yard scotch lawns 42 cents Percale 9 cents All Wool silk Stripe Challies 19 cents Black and Blue mohair 20 cents silk 19, 25, 35, 50, 70, 95 cts. And $1.25 a Yard and if you want a Nice Necktie for lady or gentleman you will find us head quarters and we can save you Money on dress goods and trimmings we Don t want the Eart h for one dress pattern. And if you want and the Worth of your Money come and see us we guarantee our shoes to give satisfaction and if we Havn t anything in Stock Tofit you we will take your measure and have them made to fit you for ladies or gentlemen As Fine As you want. We have less com plaint with shoes that we sell than any firm on the make a specially of shoes. We Are agents for Wanamaker & Brown in ready made and made to measure c a to t

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