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Bucket brigade saves the school at Mobjack…


Thursday, Feb. 14, 1907

from the Mathews Journal

Friday morning about 11 o’clock there came very near being a serious conflagration at the village school in Mobjack. People around were attracted by the violent ringing of the school bell. Fortunately the usual crowd was gathered at the post office waiting for mail, a “bucket brigade” was formed and 10 or 12 men responded promptly to the scene. They soon had the fire under control without any serious damage to the building, which was repaired at once.



Thursday, Feb. 17, 1927

from the Mathews Journal

The Mathews Junior Order, numbering over four hundred in membership, will serve to their members a big oyster supper at their Lodge Building on Wednesday night, Feb. 23. It is desired that all members attend who can do so.



Thursday, Feb. 18, 1937

from the Gloucester Gazette 

Additional funds authorized for work on W.P.A. projects in Virginia, as announce...

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