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Gearing up for the 1910 census; and old classified ads


Thursday, Feb. 10, 1910

from the Mathews Journal

The examination for census takers was held in the Court House on Saturday by Mr. G.S. Marchant. Sixteen candidates in all took the examination and doubtless there will be a lively scramble for the appointments.

For Sale: A fine family horse. Will also exchange for milch cow. Apply, W.E. Fitchetts, Fitchetts, Va.

For Sale: A ladies’ riding and driving mare; also fine road and farm horse, neither afraid of automobiles. Apply R.R. Hoskins, Spring Hill.



Thursday, Feb. 5, 1920

from the Gloucester Gazette

Mr. Ernest Rowe, quartermaster on the Pocahontas, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.S. Rowe, near Achilles.

We are glad to report that Mr. Howell Smith, who has been very sick for the past week, is improving.

Mr. Hayes Hogge spent a few days in Norfolk last week attending Billy Sunday’s meeting.

Mr. J.R. Thomas, Supt. of the Union Baptist Sunday School, is quite sick...

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