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A strawberry and ice cream festival is planned


Thursday, June 4, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

A strawberry and ice cream festival will be held at the parsonage of the Old Baptist Church on Thursday, June 11. The festival will commence at 5 p.m. and will be managed by the Willing Workers.

Susan correspondent reports: The shad fishing has closed for the season; results less favorable than were expected, some making wages, while others failed to meet expenses. Such is life. Some sink while others swim. But the hens continue to cackle and string beans are in blossom.


Thursday, June 6, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

We call your attention to a beautiful line of children’s hats in all colors and styles, also a large assortment of ladies’ white milans and panamas. We have just received these hats. Come before they are gone. —Wyatt Wolffe.

We have just received and are now showing for this week’s sale a beautiful and attractive line of voiles. A shipment of American Lady Corsets ...

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