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Red Men’s service held at Bethel Church


Thursday, July 16, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

An elegant sermon was delivered last Sunday afternoon at Bethel by the Rev. R. F. 

Gayle. The church was packed to its utmost capacity. The sermon was for the Red Men, of which a vast number turned out in their uniforms. His subject was the importance of true friendship and was very much enjoyed by all.


Thursday, July 18, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

The July term of the Circuit Court of this county was held here on Monday. The arrival of Judge Jones was unexpected, and there were only a few people in attendance. The session of the court was of short duration, however, and what little business there was before the court was carried over to the September term.

On Monday night while Mr. Joseph Sibley and family were away from home, a lamp which had been left on a dining table sprung a leak, and on their return they found the table badly burned, with everything on it. The fire had died out without ...

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