110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, April 15, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
A merry entertainment by the ancient maids and bachelors of Mathews Baptist Church will come to pass in the Red Men’s Hall, at Mathews Court House, on the evening of April 22. At the beginning of the entertainment, everybody will attend Act I: The Donation Party on the Parson, after which they will proceed to, II: The Singing Skuyll with periods of song, study and rest. III: The Pioneer Pedagogue will instruct his favorite pupils, privately, and give public performances. IV: The Grand Concert will close the program.
The trouble will begin at 8:30. Admission 15 cents, children 10 cents.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, April 17, 1919
from The Gloucester Gazette
Bena: Well, spring is here and the farmers are busy getting ready for their crops. The pea crop is not looking so good in this section. Mr. Vollie Heywood is the largest planter around here. His crop is looking fine, we wish him well with them.
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