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Hiring woman for cook, house; sober man for general work; house, land, free firewood

115 YEARS AGOThursday, April 23, 1908from the Mathews Journal

Wanted: A good reliable woman as cook and for general house work for family of two and baby. Middle aged woman preferred. Hard working, sober man, married, for general work—farming and oystering. Can have use of three rooms; house in good condition and about seven acres of land; free firewood. Apply Point Breeze.

110 YEARS AGOThursday, April 24, 1913from the Mathews Journal

Mr. T.J. Hudgins of Hookemfair, probably the oldest person in this county, celebrated his 92d birthday on Tuesday by giving a dining to a party of friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Wolffe were made happy this week by the arrival in their home of a baby girl.

The engine of Dr. R.R. Hoskins’s Overland car exploded while he was on the road recently, doing considerable damage to the car.

The Cobbs Creek High School baseball team defeated the strong Botetourt team from Gloucester C.H. in a fast game on the former’s diamond last Friday afternoon. T...

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