115 YEARS AGOThursday, April 9, 1913from the Mathews Journal
In the Diggs neighborhood, Little Linwood Callis is improving very slowly. He was operated on for appendicitis some weeks ago. Little Gladys Brooks is ill with diphtheria. Mr. Gus Banks, who has been away some time in Norfolk, made a short visit to his home this week.J.V. Hudgins was seen in Mathews last week. He left on Saturday for Norfolk. The writer was very sorry to hear of the sad death of Vaden Miles. We knew him very well in this neighborhood.
110 YEARS AGOThursday, April 10, 1913from the Mathews Journal
Mr. J.R. Hayes, the well-known timber dealer of Blakes, suffered a loss of large proportions on Monday when about 150,000 feet of lumber, recently sawed for him at Mr. Wesley Bassett’s saw mill caught fire from sparks from the mill stack and, despite all efforts to save it, was totally destroyed.
100 YEARS AGOThursday, April 12, 1923from the Mathews Journal
The shad catch is improving this week and...
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