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Overturned lamp almost causes a calamity


Thursday, Aug. 20, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

Bohannon: Mr. J.B. White’s house came near to being burned on Thursday night of last week by the overturning of a lamp caused by a falling picture. It was extinguished in time, however, before much damage was done.

Miss Maude Minter entertained a small party at dinner on Friday evening in honor of Miss Maude Vandervort, of West Virginia.


Thursday, Aug. 22, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

Messrs. Earl Haywood and Luther Thomas motored to Gloucester Point Sunday with a most jolly crowd, being Misses Alice White, Ellis Forrest, Mattie Lee Haywood, and Mae Haywood; Elmer Ripley and Georgie Burroughs. Mrs. Ola Haywood and Nellie Burroughs as chaperones.


Thursday, Aug. 23, 1928

from the Gloucester Gazette

Electric current will very soon be available to every consumer in Gloucester. Probably the first homes to have light and power will be those in the west portion of the village, the powe...

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