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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 14, 1908, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Ujj Minruh of air prism Accomac court House a. Saturday february 10. Isis j in and owner. A i Yvo. To. Irett meeting of the Blanlot supervisors will he hell on monday. February 21st Kip Ecial it Tentou is invited to the special advertisement elsewhere of Ames shield amp . Strawberry plants Many varieties Aud seed potatoes advertised in this Issue by or. J. J. Hopkins. See advertisement. There will be an Oyster supper Aud confection eries at Guilford february 23rd, for the Benefit of the parsonage. All cordially invited. The Public schools of Lee District we Are advised by or. T. C. Kel Larne Elerk of the Board will close March 11th. The length of the session will be 5 months. The willing workers society of the Parksley m. Church will hold an up to Date Oyster an Terrapin Sut it per at Kent shall thursday evening. February 24th, proceeds to be applied to Church debt. A Telegram for publication Lias been received from Matthews Aud Lecato our representatives in the Ture As follows friends Auden do sements for county judgeship must be Here by wednesday 28d. A magic lantern and a George Aud Martha Assiut in entertainment will be Elveu at a Grant memorial february 22d. Consisting of Choice recitations songs pc. All of which will be illustrated with a magic lantern. There will be a entertain Yuent in the school Bouse at Bloxom for the Benefit of the episcopal Church tuesday right february 23d, 7 30 of clock consisting of dramas table Tux. Music Etc. Admission adults 20 cts children 15 cts. Or. Frank Ftp Sclier of acct Mac will be appointed it is suited with almost Abo Ute certainty by the governor president of the state Board of fisheries. The selection is a Good one Aud will be generally approved by the people of the Eastern Shore americans great humorist the world renowned Robert j. Burdette will lecture at Wilkinson Hall. Poco Inoke City my. Friday february 25, 1898 at 8 30 p. In. Or. K. B. Cooke of the it. Up. Amp r. A. Will give special excursion rates to Pocomoke Aud return. Rev. J. R. Griffith pastor of the Drummond town methodist Church was presented with a handsome diver watch on last sunday. The Money used in purchasing it was raised by subscription started by the Young men of the town with whom he is Verv popular. The Rev. Frank j. Broke d. 1\ evangelist of the Synod of Virginia will fill the pulpit of the presbyterian Church Here next sunday morning. Or. Brooke will preach in presbyterian Church at Liu Ancock sunday night and will held services there every night during the week. All Are cordially invited to be present. Or. James g. Nock principal of the Drumm Oldtown Public school has been elected principal of Cape Charles Academy in place of or. Roy d. A a Lite who resigned to accept the position of county Surveyor of aces inc. The trustees Are fortunate in securing him As principal and will want to employ him permanently Archie Taylor aged 20 years Sou of or. Sydney Talor of me Songo was drowned in upper Mach Doc last saturday. His remains were inter red in Pocomoke neck on wednesday on the premises of capt. W. R. Thomas. His death was due to the sinking of the boat in which he was returning from the Shore to his vessel. Or. Richard l. Hun Dick Aud miss Bertie e Groton both of Locustville this county were married thursday the 10th inst-., at Coak Bury Parou age about five Miles from Pocomoke City. The Bride was attired in steel Aud Gray boucle cloth Aud carried Bride s roses. Rev. William i. Strick Laud. Pastor of Coak Bury methodist episcopal Church performed the ceremony. Messes. John Parker Samuel t. Ross John a. Bundick Aud George f. Purr Mote have each announced themselves As candidate for the office of j Edge of the county of acco Mac. The names of messes. Thomas Russell and Thomas b. Quinby Are intent soued also in connection with the position but so far As we Are advised they have not As yet announced that they would be candidates for the office. The complimentary banquet to be Given to professor Frank p. Brent by citizens of Accomac will take place on the evening of wednesday March 2d, at Onancock hotel. Tie committee having the matter in hand authorize the following Quot owing to Lack of seating capacity we regret to say that we find it necessary to limit the number of tickets to be issued the distribution of which will be closed on wednesday the 23d inst. Friends desiring to be present should write at once for tickets enclosing one Dollar to T. Wise treasurer at xeikhh0r1hi01 votes mrs. Margaret Frank Len has gone to Baltimore to spend some week. Or. Wui. M. Sturgis of Norfolk spent saturday and sunday in town miss Henrietta q Libby returned this week to Southern female Iusti tute Petersburg. A. Large numbers of people of town and county have been of our streets during the Beautiful afternoons re eau try. Or John Taylor of Taylor bros., Pungoteague and wife spent sunday in town at the Home of capt f t bogs. A piano i vital was Given on Friday. The 11th inst. By miss Barstow a class at the Margaret Academy. The program rendered was very much enjoyed by the audience. The stage was prettily decorated with pipe Aud Holly. Our dealers have had a Demaud for bicycles through the Winter. The craze Lias increased. Men women and children Are out wheel daily. There Are so Many being Ridden constantly of main Street that their path is very distinct. The latest at traction in that line is a handsome tandem which one of our dealers purchased for hire. The Young men Are giving their Best girls some delightful runs. Or. Frank Jones merchant tailor of Pocomoke City will remove his business to this town at once. He has rented the a Upp r rooms of the Lewis building the lower rooms of in Hin Are occupied As mayor s office and custom House. He will bring his family with him. Or. Jones con ducted business Here some years since and lost his shop Aud Stock and out lit in the lire that destroyed the buildings of our business Centre. He is a Clever gentleman Anil Good tailor and we Welcome him As a citizen. At a meeting of the stockholders of the Onancock shirt manufacturing ., held of wednesday in the town Hall the Onancock Academy building was decided upon Aud leased for a term of five years an order was placed for fifty sewing machines anti committee was appointed to select a gasoline engine and report on same at next meeting. Officers of the company will be elected As soon As the charter is returned. They expect to Start the factory about the first of april. At the m. E. Church South on last thursday night it mass meeting of the members was held tor the purpose of further considering that proposed a cipro Lemeure to the Church building. Many of the members offered ominous and propositions As to suitable improvements after which a committee was appointed to procure plans Aud Estiu Rateb for the work and present them at the next called meeting. There is much interest in the work Aud some Liberal contributions or subscriptions Are said to be forthcoming. Last sunday the 13th, was a Ideal Church going Day perfectly Bright Aud the temperature very pleasant. Large congregations were present at ill the churches. At the m. E. Church South Kev. W. R Crowder preached upon the subject a a god a glory a at the Onancock Baptist Church Rev. Or. Hurt upon the subject a Christian Hope a Rev. Or. Dugauy of the m. E. Church subject. A a Cain s wife a and Rev. Or. Gamble of the episcopal Church subject Kev. J. Henderlite of the presbyterian Church subject a the we Are booming the town you say such is not the Case. The proposed Qew business enterprises Are not a Mere Boom but a real natural dealt he development. Tie town in just approaching the Point it was due to have reached Long ago. The citizens have just decided to let go the old methods and adopt the new. Some of the chief conditions that impeded Progri is hate passed away. We should have had the Railroad touch the town Aud Tould have had it but for the failure of our citizens to foresee what would follow. Now we can see it As the citizens of Smyrna del., saw under like conditions that to overcome the disadvantage of our failure we must build Brauch. Re lug it or. Henry Oon Klong is visiting his Amily in Philadelphia this week. Our truckers took advantage of the due weather Early in the week to Plant their round potatoes and peas. G. B. Tilghman optician of Cape Charles spent several Days this week at the Atlantic hotel practising his profession. Many of our people have been eur ganged for the last month in tie Bard crab business and have been making front $3 to 4 a Day. The Atlantic Telephone . Sent some of the poles for their line to this a nut this week Aud it loons now tis if it would so it a he in operation. Gen rep Elliot caught in Tom s Cove this weak at one haul go bushels of Black p capacity o his boat and thinks he had to turn out a Gnu Dretel Bushel or More. L. L. Der Irkson. Owyter and cashier Berlin Hank Ami president of the new Bank in Snow Hill has bought the Tutere to of the late Sydney Wil Sou in the Bank Here. Wild geese and redhead ducks never were so plentiful As this year in our Waters. Our sportsmen Are making from $20 to $30 in a Day Anil right. We do not say How they Are doing it. Or. W. J. Robey of Cape Charles spent several Days Here this week trying to make arrangements to open up a drug store Here. He impressed everyone As a Clever gentleman Aud As one Likely to make the business a Success. Arrival set Atlantic week f. W. Byrd E. Byrd Baltimore l. L. Layton f. C. Hanuka Ilenson r f. Powell. J. J. English e. W. A Nurnell. Philadelphia a. V. Custer. Louisville by o. Co ids Jacob r Vage. Snow Hill l. I. Der Rickson. Berlin f. L. Clark Wil Miu Tou or. W. Rofey g. B. Tilghman. Cat e Charles. 31 a a lain Nklan. Farmer Are planting pea. Mrs Mary gibbous who has been quite ill for several weeks is improving. Some of the Zion members were so smiling the other Day we enquired the cause. The Prospect of putting up a new railing and beautifying tie Church made their hearts glad. The weather has been so Fine for a few Days you hear a gentle whisper about a tar Era seed Aud Beds Aud occasionally you see a cart loaded with lumber to make the a Tater bed. The sudden death of mrs. Adeline Walts and or. Edward Parks has Oast a gloom Over this Community. Mrs. Waits who died wednesday right 10th inst had been apparently Trell ail Duy and after knitting until 10 of clock took the Light to look after the flies and want to her room. In bending Over to unfasten her shoe she complained of a paid about her heart and died in 20 minutes. Or. Parks who died sunday morning was in Hie usual health when he retired Aud while up during the night seemed lobe Well but about 5 of clock its wife Beard him snoring Aud tried to arouse him but failed to do so and he died before his Sou in another room could get to him. I Hirw try a miss Ethel Morrow returned to her Home in Baltimore last monday. Harry Haomau of Altoona was a visitor in our town this week messes C. Dix John a. Bundick Aud or. F. Drummond spent part of Titis week in Richmond a. Miss Louise Johnson left for Balti More last monday where she will spend several months. G. W. Johnson Aud or. George Young of Pocomoke spent sunday with or. 1 t. Johnson and family. Or. Clinton Matthews was in our town last week putting up Telephone poles Lor a a the Atlantic Telephone .,�?� and in a spurt a Bike we will be in communication with All parts of the county. Or. W. M. Sturgis of Norfolk paid our town a visit this week. A daughter of or. George Chance died tuesday aged 10 years. Or. W. T. Broughton is spending the week with Liis brother at Hallwood. T. J. Scarborough amp son is the style of anew store which has just opened Here. A or. Rogers of Norfolk was Here recently to look after the barrel material business. Or. Wui. K. Sturgis spent last week at Marion station md., at work on the Telephone line. Miss Emma Stevenson of Baltimore spent last week with her brother B. Stevenson. Or. A. J. Mcmath our nurseryman has received an order from Michigan for 100,000 Strawberry plants. Mrs. Eula Mason and miss Eva Taylor of Guilford were gue6ts of mrs. Sadie d. Savage this week. Or. Taylor of Middletown del., Here putting up poles Aud doing other work on the Telephone line. Mrs. John j. Baily critically ill Early in the week is now very much improved and will soon be out again. Jodeck Ilton Slone stir next circuit j hts a Hon. J. W. G. Blackstone of acc Otic will succeed the lamented Benjamin t. Gunter As judge of the eighth judicial circuit. He was nominated by the democratic caucus last night and will be elected by the general Assembly within the next Day or two. The Only oth r name a a resented to the caucus was hat of senator Manly Barnes of new Kent. The contest was a perfectly Square Aud oped , and was not character Czetl by any All Blons that were not entirely favourable to both of the aspirants for the Honor. The first was not a close one the vote being 53 to 30. Upon motion of or. Power the nomination was made unanimous. A Richmond dispatch february 17. We now have on hand and offer at very Low prices Alaska peas radish seed Glass potato bed frames agricultural implements fertilizers special for peas onions potatoes and Corn Rogers is Bro. Grown folks big children and babies listen its shoes we Are talking about. You need them always and we ate going to Clear the Odds Tud ends out of our Stock Aud do it quickly. In order to do this we will take out All Odd goods and broken lines which we will no longer keep up and put them on the tables for your inspection and Mark them at prices that Are Cut to the notion of bargain i utters and that bargain Hunters will take at once if they want shoes. This we will do on next wednesday thursday Friday and saturday the 23, 24, 25 and 26th. Special for four Days Only. Done to miss the Point that we Are throwing away Money to Clear out Stock aug that you get a Large Benefit. Some special Good Stock in broken sizes will be included in the Sale. Ames shield is ., Onancock a. Ilmi Lite tall 1 As 5 a re Siy court . A Mary term. 1898. Win. Walsh is. Walter e. Morris and wife on attachment. Case continued by consent of parties to 2d Day of next term. Accounts against the Commonwealth in criminal and lunacy cases were allowed As Follower for Luther n. Boggs j. P., $3 Thos. B. Gilled pie j. F 1.00 Aud $1.00 Joseph e. Pro Divalero m. D., $5 00 sheriff Aud Jailer. $7 26 clothing and $42 00 Board of prisoners Jas. Beloate. Guard. 75 cents col Elmeru is Stockly $1.25 mileage in by aug prisoner to jail. Utilio f. Meurs. Guardian of Maxq w., Mitchell And Winnie Lee West executed a new Bond one of the sureties in first Bond he Vigo died the lust will of George Mason was proved Aud George b. M Sou qualified As executor. The last will of upshur b. Quiz by was proved and Thomas b. Aud a 1. Teackle a Nimby qualified As Mist raptors with the will annexed. The last will of d. Frank we was proved Aud Dora 8. White Unz fled As executrix. To e last will of Mary Johnson was brought into court to be proven but the witnesses residing in Baltimore City u commission was awarded to take their attestation. Sylvanus Parkes qualified guardian of Uuie s. Aud Sadie Parkes or pliant of Thomas s. Parker deceased. Gilbert Northern and Charles Davie were discharged from jail having served out their terms Aud being unable to a my tie costs of prosecutions Aud Fine for which they were detained. Authority to marry was granted to Rev. Walter Rhodes of the Baptist Church. Roy d. White resigned As inspector of oysters for District 3, of Accomac county. Peter t. Ayres was removed us guardian of Ebern t. Byrds children. Henry Salisbury was ordered to give a new Boud As guardian of his children on 1st Day of next term. Sex Parte petition of Nora Wise s late guardian. Order for withdraw�1 of fund of Deposit in Marine Bank of Norfolk for payments of Cost and attorney s fee and balance to Nora Wise. William j. Doughty qualified be notify Public for tie county of eco Muc. Order appointing John a. Burdick trustee in deed from win. Howard Aud wife to i. Frank White deceased in place of decedent. Robert s. Ricar Burgst. Sic e guardian is. Robert s. Scarburgh sic on petition. Order tor guardian of Robert s Aud Henrietta Scarburgh to make annual expenditures for said wards in their education and maintenance. Of petition of M. Needles and others for Public Road. Order for payment to John s. Parsons attorney. $7.50 for services and expenses in advertising for proposals to build Road. The following fiduciary accounts were confirmed and ordered to be re corded to wit audits of estates of Arthur Dick Reou Bagwell Chandler Margaret Downing and James Stevens orphan accounts of Margaret a. John h., George c., Tankard g. And James t. Stevens Carroll a. Rogers Henry Olive Rue Olio Judson Kellam cat argue c., Orin p. Aud Robert j. Taylor Robert watson�?T6 account with committee Aud Samuel read and wife a Trust account. On petition of Joseph l. Cooper and others for Public Road on Tangier Island. Petition filed and viewers appointed. Resolutions of respect to the memory of upshur b. Quinby deceased adopted at a meeting of the bar and officers of the courts of Accomac county were received by the court and recorded in its proceedings. Isaac n. Hearn is. Sewell Richardson of a attachment. Report of sheriff filed and order entered con firming report Aud directing certain payments. Our Coupe Titre say if you want Good flour use the Quot Max a bold in Snow Knox amp . Tai it Raul Tiina Mit it a Cebu i Crosno. The entertainment which was held in the masonic Temple at the town of Wachapreague. Friday evening the 4th inst., for the Benefit of the m. E. Church South of that place was attended by a Large and appreciative audience Aud was a great Success. The singing which was under the leadership of prof. Eure one of the Best and most accomplished singing masters that Ever gave vocal lessons in Accomac and which consisted of selections from the most popular authors of the Day was perfectly admirable All the participants keeping perfect time to the music a chime throughout. All the ladies and gentlemen taking part in the Tableaux and in the drama entitled a the quiet family a among whom were mrs. E. J. Foote mrs Hattie Stiles misses Mary Fiu Neyt Margie Kell in and Bessie Downing and messes. John b. Savage s. K. Micmillan John t. Kellam g. F. Bert Stiles Thos. Fosque and e. B. Scarborough acquitted themselves splendidly. Truly can it be said that such a concert was worthy of a City and probably excelled anything of the kind Ever before held in the county. Its great Success was largely Lue to the untiring Energy and ability of prof. Eure and mrs. Foote. An elegant Oyster supper was served to the assemblage after the conclusion or the exercises when All Rook their departure for their Homes feeling amply paid for having attend a what they considered one of the grandest musical and dramatic affairs of their lives visitor. Onancock feb. 10, �?T08. I will be at Atlantic at the office of or. T t. Taylor for the practice of by profession thursday and Friday. February 24th and 25th. W. A. Taylor Deot st. Mrs. Mary s. Walden wife of or Frauk Walden died in Baltimore Iasi monday and the remains were brought Houie wednesday morning Aud interred in the family burying ground near Pastoria. The deceased was a consistent member of Wood Berry methodist Church and highly esteemed by a Large Circle of relatives Aud friends. Her Liu hand nud two daughters survive her. Or. John East died in Norfolk last week aged 74 years. The Public Ledger 6ays of Liim the deceased Hud been in ill health for two year it hut bore his suffering with remarkable patience and fortitude. He was s consistent member of the Church of Christ. He was a native of Accomac county va., end was in the Confederate service during the War Between tiie states. After tie War he Caius to Norfolk to reside and during u Long res Douce Here was yield in High esteem by All who knew him. Mrs. Adeline Watts widow of John d. Watts deceased died suddenly of heart disease at her Home at new6-town, on wednesday night Loti int. Aged 71 years. She was the Mother of or. John d. Watts of Parksley. Who with four daughters mrs. Bin Quot Jumius f. Parks mrs. We. Burdick mrs. Laws Hope Aud miss Roberta Watts survive her. Her funeral was preached at her Home on saturday by her pastor Rev. F. A Sanford. Tie deceased was a highly esteemed Christian lady for Many years had been a consistent member of Zion Baptist Church. Or. Edward Park of me Tomp Kin retired in his usual health of saturday night Aud died in a few Livours thereafter it is supposed of heart disease. His wife shortly after be ret Iroil round Hisiu breathing heavily and attempted to arouse him but failing in this called to his Sou in another room who reached his bedside to Gud him dead. The deceased was u prominent member of Zion Baptist Church and had been for Many years a consistent member of that Church. He was buried from that i lurch monday his pastor Rev. F. M. Sanford conducting the exercises. He was a prosperous Farmer worthy citizen Aud had the esteem and Confidence of the Community in which he lived. He died in the sixty seventh year of his age his wife add three sons Robert a John s. And William t. Parks survive him. Or. John Coard a Well known citizen of the county and highly esteemed by everyone for his Many excellent traits of character died monday morning after a Short illness at his Home near Accomac h., aged 73 years. Funeral services were held Over Bis Remdios on tuesday at amiss Chapel conducted by Rev. J. R. Griffith of the m. E. Church South assisted by revs. A. Donovan Aud e. Stone of the methodist protestant Church in the presence of a Large Circle of relatives and friends. He was buried at Bis Home near the a Hurcil where he had resided for 54 years and in that time Only one of a very Large family his wife it who died a Lew years ago had preceded him to the Gruve. Four sous t. Eslie John William m. And Charles r. Coard and six daughters mrs John d. Grant . W. Parks mrs. Sum a. C. Melbon. Mrs. We. T. Belote mrs. John Turlington or. And miss Missouri Coard survive him. Hum Quot a Cullig us Kuril Virlou. The citizen of Harborton Oyster men and ils Heried and Vicinity in mass meeting assembled and elected Smith k. Martin president and George b. Hoffman Secretary. The following resolutions were unanimously adopted that we humbly petition the Hou. J. Hoge Tyler governor of Virginia to appoint or. Frank Fletcher of Accomac president and we. Mcdonald Lee of Lancaster Secretary of the Board of fisheries believing them to be the right men for the re Yective positions. Smith k. Martin president. Guo. B. Hoffman Sec a. February 16, 1898. Pastor founded. Or. Editor a please allow me space in your paper to thank the kind friends of Bloxom and Guilford for their Many acts of kindness to is since we have been Here. They have Given us a great Many things since we came. Tuesday do get a Large number of them came and replenished our pantry. God bless them one and All is our prayer. John r. Gill. Mcmath the nurseryman has a Fine line of Norway Silver neg undo Maples american Elm White Ash Lindens amp a. In Evergreen Irish junipers Arbor Vitas Norway Spruce magnolias amp a. 200 Norway Spruce 3 to 4 it., too Large to carry Over reduced to 40 cts each in lots of five 5 or More. Cabbage plants now ready at $2,00 per 1000. No order packed for shipment for less than $1.00. Prce list free. Telephone in my can talk with me for 10 cts. Orders by phone to the ainu to of $3.00 Stock will be added to cover Cost of message. A. J. Mcmath Oniey a. Go to a. G. Mears for bargains he has 3.000 Yards of Domestic Suita Bie for potato Beds and other uses 36 inches from 3 to 8 cents per Yard 3,000 Yards matting from 10 to 30. Every department Complete Spring goods received daily furniture of All kids and says he has the most Complete line on the Shore and at prices lower than the lowest. A wonderful discovery. The last Quarter of a Century records Many wonderful discoveries in Medicine but none that Hare accomplished More for humanity than that Sterling old household i Medy Browns Iron bitters. It 6eems to Nunin the very elements of Good health and neither Man woman or child can take it without deriving the greatest Benefit. Browns Iron bitters is sold by All dealers. Revolution in is sol Ity Drilli Nitu town 11�. Sumlyn in Enol. For Smuch As it has pleased almighty god to remove from Earth a toils to heavens Joys our beloved superintendent Deacon Beu Rainin t. Gunter and while we cannot understand this visitation of Providence we know our heavenly f Ither is just and too Wise to err Zutl toe Good to be unkind. We Bow submissively to his will and Pray him to teach us from our hearts to say a thy will be done a Deacon Gunter has been superintendent of this sur Ian school since 1874, and has Beer always a Safe and Wise Leader. He has Ever carried the school on his heart we mourn his death hut thank god for Sulci a life. Therefore be it resolved 1. That this school offers into almighty god grateful thanks for giving us such a faithful and devoted superintendent Anil acknowledge to him our Joy in sparing him to us so Long. 2. That we deeply feel our loss nod Rea ize thatch your heavenly father can give Auto us such a Wise Leader us we had in Deacon Gunter. Aud we do earnestly Pray our fatties in heaven to guide Aud direct us. 3. We offer to tie bereaved family of our beloved superintendent our deepest and Heartfelt sympathy in this their affliction Aud mourn with them in their loss and our loss. 4 that these resolutions be spread of our Church Register a copy he furnished the Enterprise for pub Lici Tiou and a copy be sent to tie bereaved and afflicted family. By order of die sunday school february 13tb, 1898. E. B. My lox 8ec�?Ty. Hanoi i lots of a Misci i Llewel by tile blur of . At a meeting held in tie courthouse at Eastville on the 14th Day of february. A. 1398 by the members of the bar and the officers of the courts of Northampton county the following resolutions were unanimously adopted Whereto. An. Al Wise and merciful ruler of heaven and Earth has in his divine Providence been pleased to Call from our Uii st Aud from Liis labors to rest our esteemed brother and Friend honorable Benjamin t. Gunter late judge of our circus t court leaving us bereft of one toward whose memory we Are moved to express our sensibilities on this solemn occasion now therefore lie it re solved 1. That in the life work of judge Gunter there was displayed that honesty of purpose and purity of heart to be round Only in the loftiest Type of manhood. 2. That As to the Eminence of Liis Legal attainments and his distinct live qualification and fitness to occupy the judicial position he so faithfully graced for May years prior and up to the time his demise we Delight 10 Bear unequivocal testimony. 3. That in Hia private relations he was an affectionate husband devoted father True Friend useful citizen and More a consistent Christian gentleman. 4 that we tender to Liis family our Sincore sympathy in their bereavement Aud finally that a copy Hereof be published in All the newspaper of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Aud that tie judges of our county be requested to cause the same to be spread upon the records of their respective courts. Respectfully submitted e. J. Spady 1 �11 111 i ill f118m that govern the buying and Selling of merchandise in st rat to Supply every demand of the season and to close out Oaas Ana ends when the season is Over. In carrying out these principles we have brought out All our remnant Odd lots m dress Liopas. Silks muslims cassimere carpets Coats and capes Etc., what we have left and marked them at a Price regardless of Cost so Low that they will go with a Rush. First selections Are the Best selections for on some lines the limited assortment will like a consumed in a very Short time. Come Early and get your pick. As to Spring goods we have a Nice assortment such As housekeepers will need for Early Spring sewing muslims Hamburgs my laces Percale Etc. We Are also Well equipped to Supply Black silk Satin Henriettas Serges and Etc for March and april travelling dresses. These were bought last summer when goods were cheap and cannot be replaced to Day at �0 be cent Advance. In looking after our customers interest in this Way we Are in a position to save you much Money. Thanking you for past favors and soliciting a continuation 01 same we Are faithfully yours. A Mem la amp we a Pocomoke dry goods carpets and furniture Emporium. Poco amp ions City. Froso. <2>�? e. J <3�successor to Polk amp Benson merchant tailor Pocomoke City my. ®3jfwill visit Accomac H., every court Day with full a a its line of samples of suiting in their t. M. Scott. 1 j. T. Daniel o. F. Mears j a com. We the members of the bar and officers of the courts of Northampton county endeavouring to express in some degree our respect and veneration for the late upshur b. Quinby of Accomac county Long a honoured member of this bar do therefore resolve that while we Bow in acknowledgement of the will of tie supreme being we Bear witness to the High character of our associate As a member of the bar and the excellence of his Legal attainments that in his dentil our state loses a most useful Aud prominent citizen and we an honoured companion and we do tender 10 the members of Bis family our sincere Aud Heartfelt sympathies. . That the newspapers of the Eastern Shore be requested to published these resolutions mud that the judges or the courts of the county be requested to cause the same to be a proud upon tie records thereof. Respectfully we. T. Fitchett 1 t. M. Scott i r t b. Robertson f n b. Wescott j messes. Otho f. Mears j. T. Daniel and t. B. Robertson were appointed a committee to present tie above to tie judge of the Cir Euil court at tie next term. G. S. , chairman. T. B. Robertson Secretary. Iii Meiji i Luiu. In Loving remembrance of Lewis James Lankford who died february 18, 1897, at his Home near Jenkins Bridge in the 72d year of his age. He has Lert this world of sorrow and trouble for a Happy Home and we who miss him so realize in the midst of our sorrow How just it is. For thou did st give and thou base to taken. Help us o lord to humbly say thy will be done. For one year tie Loving wife Aud children have missed the voice of a dear husband and Loving father always kind and gentle to them and it can be said of him that those who knew him Best loved him most. The wife More sadly bereaved than children for they have families and Homes of their own. She had never taught herself to think Ever that he would go first and when it seemed As if the Angel of death was hovering Over her he swooped Down and gathered into his cold embrace the companion from her Side. But when that dread messenger arrived he found tie dear one ready for lie was a faithful Follower of him who said be be faithful Auto death and i will give you a Crown of righteous Ness and we fully believe that lie was ready to go. God saw proper to take this dear husband and father and while we cannot realize Why we should be thus afflicted we believe that although we know not now we shall know hereafter. How truly it can be said of him servant of god Well done rest from thy loved employ. The Battle fought the Victory won enter thy masters Joy. The voice at Twilight came he started up to hear a mortal Arrow pierced his Frame he fell but Felt no fear. We miss him at the table when we see the vacant chair we listen for the Footsie yet know we shall not hear. God in his Wisdom hath removed our father and husband Home and on the Bright eternal Shore he beckons us to come. Death has filled our Home with sorrow and bowed our hearts in grief. For in Bethel silent Church Yard our Darling father sleeps. On Home is sad. 0 god How dreary lonesome lonely every spot. Wevie listened for his voice till weary weary for we hear it not. Farewell father we shall meet you no More in our earthly Homes but in heaven we Hope to Greet you when our work on Earth is done. By Onk who loved him. New store 0t Tasier station a now open and stocked with a full line of a we can also till All orders for Coal shingles lumber bricks Hay Glass Mam \ few my arid All kinds of at the lowest possible prices. You Are cordially invited to Call. T. S. Isof eos so ., Talky a. Hay Coal flour Terra Cotta piping general merchandise amp a. In fertilizers we have Baughs High Grade and Rogers Best for onions round potatoes and peas. We also have for Sale o�?o10�?o ?e8 Peis. Potato bed frames and Frammi already grooved and dressed is urlass Eik and stove of amp in 2240 to the ton. In Terra Cotta piping we have the following sizes 8,8,10,1-, 15, 18, 20 and 24 bought direct from the Kilus and sold cheaper than wholesale cite prices. 18. 29 Aud 24 Inch for Well tubes will Cost about the same As Cypress tubing Superior to it in Quality and will last a Century. In general merchandise our Stock is always selected and in great variety and we carry in addition to above also plows cultivators 14 tooth harrows and other farming implements Hay. Flour Coal &c., also j. M. Masury a Best liquid paints. We buy Lor spot Cash and sell at the lowest margin of profit. John Rogers amp bros., Only a. Northwestern Mutual life insurance Milwaukee Wisconsin. O assets $92,649,960.o a 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 Aud providing insurance at lowest possible Cost consistent with Security. Endowment policies for investors. Loan and Cash surrender values absolutely guaranteed. Represented by 0. L. Parker Onancock a. Rar correspondence invited Aud particulars cheerfully furnished. Mikit1l be Tincu . Manufacturers of Singh Grade 7 per cent guano for Irish potatoes and peas and of first class fertilizers for Sweet potatoes Corn and other crops. A solicit the patronage of the Farmers of the Eastern apply for particulars to their agents j. Emory Pitts Cape Charles. F. A. Shields. Exmore j. W. Botting manufacturer of and dealer in Accomac fish phosphate and acid lated and crude Orlf f�s�2 scrap Uhl Oteague Fig is sold for Cash cheaper than Ever before

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