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A new millinery department in village store


Thursday, May 2, 1907

from the Mathews Journal

The firm of Sears and Williams opened their millinery department this week. Mr. R. Lee Sears arrived home from Baltimore on Friday last with an elegant stock of the best and latest styles in that line. While there he secured the services of Miss Lillie Showacre, who is an expert in her art. A call will convince you that this is the place to buy your spring hat. Miss Showacre is painstaking, pleasant and will do all in her power to satisfy the most exacting.


Thursday, May 5, 1927

from the Mathews Journal

Mr. Henry Owens was the winner of the much discussed Motor Fishboat race which took place at Bayside Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Entrants in the race were Messrs. John T. White, Burley Hudgins, Fred Hudgins of Hampton, and Henry Owens. The race was witnessed by a large crowd.


Thursday, May 6, 1937

from the Gloucester Gazette 

A short-lived strike developed on the Clay Bank Fork farm-to-marke...

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