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Theater and bird calls enliven the evening at North

115 YEARS AGOThursday, Jan. 3, 1907From the Mathews Journal

The theatrical performance given by the ladies of the Battery at Nelson’s storehouse on Monday night proved to have been one of the most enjoyable entertainments that have taken place during the year. The acts were good and the performers better.

A minor drama, entitled, “Man Proposes,” in which were Messrs. John B. Weston, John Saunders and Miss Virginia Billups, was performed in an admirable manner.

Waddy Jones’s imitation of animals and birds was a fine act. His crowing like a rooster and imitation of a canary and mocking bird brought down the house.

110 YEARS AGOThursday, Jan. 4, 1912from the Mathews Journal

A gentleman of Cow Neck lost on Saturday night, between Tabb’s Road and the old Baptist Church, one overcoat and a pair of gloves. Finder will please leave same with J.B. Bennet and receive reward.

A shield-shaped fraternity pin set with rubies and opals. $5.00 reward if returned to Dr. M.S. Foster, ...

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