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Ice cream festival brings out a crowd at local school


Thursday, Dec. 5, 1907

from the Mathews Journal

Mobjack public school had an ice cream festival last Friday evening, which was liberally patronized. The friends of the school were much gratified at the results. The pupils of the school made the evening more enjoyable by furnishing a short program of songs and recitations.

Roll of honor for November: Clara Green, Alvin Philpotts, Estelle Philpotts, Vivian Philpotts and Gayle Walker.

Mr. John R. Diggs of Susan had a severe fall last week. He was standing on a stage at work on the boxing of a single story house, and falling backwards, turned a somersault in the air and struck the ground face foremost. No bones broken, no joints dislocated.

FOR RENT: My storehouse, dwelling and about 15 acres of land at Dutton Post Office, Gloucester County, Va. where Mr. Mitchell now keeps store. This is a good stand, convenient to schools, churches and steamboat landings. Will rent cheap; dwelling needs some repairs. Dr. H. L. Bradfor...

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