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Signs point to a cold winter ahead

100 YEARS AGOThursday, Sept. 29, 1921from the Gloucester Gazette

Chief Cook, of the Pamunkey Indians, declared that a hard, cold winter is just ahead of us. All Indian signs point to severe weather, he says. The moss on trees is growing doubly thick. Squirrels are hoarding acorns and nuts. But, notwithstanding this, nature, acting under the eternal law of compensation, has made plans for a happy winter. Chief Cook declares that there are more quail in his domains than he has seen for years. Deer are thick as rabbits and so plentiful that the bag limit should be easily obtained at ordinary tide. Mallard ducks are already coming and an early duck season is prophesied.

from the Mathews Journal

In Cobbs Creek news, Fall has arrived and the oystering season began on the 15th, and everyone seems busy at present. Madam Rumor reports marriage bells will soon ring in this vicinity. Wonder who the lucky ones will be?

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