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As welcome as the flowers in May

115 YEARS AGOThursday, Feb. 27, 1908from the Mathews Journal

Gwynn’s Island: Mr. Elic Machem of Laban, Va., is visiting his sisters, Mrs. L. Brown and Mrs. R.L. Hudgins. We are glad to have him in our midst. He is as welcome as the flowers in May.

A young man from East River (better known as Tick Neck) was seen on the Island, Sunday. Better watch him, boys. He will walk off with one of our Island girls. You know this is leap year but thank goodness we haven’t many old maids or unclaimed blessings, as someone has called them.

110 YEARS AGOThursday, Feb. 27, 1913from the Mathews Journal

In New Point news, Misses Myrtle and Eunice Hudgins left Tuesday for Baltimore.

Miss Kate Hudgins gave a kitchen party recently. Those present were four old maids.

Mr. John White met with a serious accident Friday last while trying to start his engine. It pulled a piece out of his shoulder.

100 YEARS AGOThursday, March 1, 1923from the Mathews Journal

Down in Motorun, Mrs. Carl...

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