110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Sept. 2, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
Cook and nurse wanted: Mother and daughter preferred or two sisters, nurse not under 15 years old. Apply Journal Office.
Electric fans, call and door bells, switches, motors, etc., installed on short notice. Switches, batteries, wire and other supplies for sale. L.A. Drake, practical electrician, Mathews, Va.
About 400 people went down on the excursion last Thursday given by the Confederate Veterans for the benefit of the monument fund at Mathews Court House.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Sept. 4, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
Postmaster R.M. Janney returned Sunday from an automobile trip to Washington and Baltimore.
Mrs. John Tabb spent part of last week with her cousin, Mr. Richard Jones, and family, at Land’s End.
Prof. N.C. Starke arrived in the county Tuesday after his summer vacation, prepared to resume his duties as principal of Botetourt High School at the opening of school next week.
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