110 YEARS AGO
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.
100 YEARS AGO
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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