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The horse hitch that did not hold


Thursday, March 4, 1909

from the Mathews Journal

Susan: On last Friday night Mr. John Borum Diggs tied his horse to a peach tree that was decayed at the roots and went into get his supper; results: the tree broken down, cart smashed, axle sprung, shaft broken and the contents of the cart scattered around promiscuously. 


Thursday, March 6, 1919

from the Gloucester Gazette

A real estate deal of considerable magnitude was closed when Groh Brothers purchased Saturday, of Mr. B.B. Weaver, Clay Bank Wharf and all the property connected therewith. Immediate possession was given.

Groh Brothers were already the owners of the large store building near the wharf, which they erected for their mercantile business some years ago.

from the Mathews Journal

Miss Nellie Callis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Callis of this place, suffered a painful injury recently when she fell down the steps at the High School here breaking one arm and injuring the other...

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