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A big revival at Bethel Church


Thursday, April 22, 1909

from the Mathews Journal

The revival services that have been going on for nearly three weeks at Bethel Church closed last Thursday night. The church was greatly blessed during this meeting and as a result forty or fifty were converted and about thirty have already joined the church. The pastor Rev. L.J. Phaup did all of the preaching with the exception of two sermons which were preached by his neighbor, Rev. J.R. Laughton. The church showed its appreciation of the work of Mr. Phaup in a substantial way when on Sunday last he was presented with a check of sufficient amount to purchase a spring suit.


Thursday, April 24, 1919

from the Gloucester Gazette

Work has been started on the Federal highway between Fredericksburg and Gloucester Point. An expert road man in the employ of the Federal government, Mr. Gill, is on the job with men, mules and machinery, and says the work will be pushed to completion. Work on the State highway fr...

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