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Lots of activity in Mobjack

115 YEARS AGOThursday, Feb. 25, 1909from the Mathews Journal

The carpenters are busy adding improvements to Messrs. O.O. Rhea’s and O.A. White’s residences in Mobjack.

Capt. V.H. Machen’s new house is almost completed, and it is a pretty building and will add very much to beauty of our pretty little hamlet.

Capt. W.G. Miles took a gay party to Norfolk Monday to meet the incoming fleet on his sail vessel Estella. Some of whom were Mrs. W.G. Miles and three children, Mr. E.M. Maxwell, wife and children, and Mr. Stan Cuthbeth.

Capt. John Philpotts, who for the past seven years has been the postmaster at Mobjack, resigned the office and took the steamer this morning, Feb. 23, for parts unknown. We will miss Capt. Johnny very much. Capt. M.L. Lewis, his successor, took charge of the Post Office last Monday.

110 YEARS AGOThursday, Feb. 19, 1914from the Mathews Journal

Around Hudgins, we are sorry to report Mr. Eddie Stone very sick with the mumps.

Capt. John Hudgins, of...

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