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A rainy August finally comes to an end


Thursday, Sept. 3, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

North correspondent reports: What phrase can better describe the weather of last week than the proverb, “It never rains but it pours.” Your scribe had begun to anticipate a down-pour of 40 days, when, presto! Fair September approaches the threshold with a smiling face and invigorating breezes that makes one descriptive. No more rain for at least a day that puts one in a kindly humor with every one and we feel wholly human, enough so to catch the sweet and tender interest of the fair September days, which acts on one like a benediction.


Thursday, Sept. 6, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

Gwynn’s Island news: Mrs. Ruth Callis and children, who have been spending some time with Mrs. Callis’s mother, have returned to their home in Norfolk. Mrs. George Curtis of Baltimore, visited her parental home last week. Mrs. Lucy James of Hampton, was the recent guest of her aunt, Mrs. R.E. Edwards...

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