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A dance lasts into the wee hours


Thursday, June 25, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

The dance given by Miss Elvira Maxwell in honor of her cousin, Miss Dresser, of Wisconsin, at her beautiful home on North River on Thursday evening of last week was greatly enjoyed by those present.

The guests began to arrive about 8:30 and by 9:00 the large parlors, made one by opening the large folding doors, were about filled.

The dancing, consisted of two steps, waltzes, quadrilles, etc., was at once begun and a merrier party was never before seen. At 12 refreshments were served after which dancing was again indulged in until a very late hour. The guests, after thanking the hostess for the royal way in which they were entertained, departed for their respective homes.


Thursday, June 27, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

The next two weeks will be an active period for the people of Mathews county; a period when our people can show their loyalty to the Flag and our boys “over there”—the...

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