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Village blacksmith is working long hours


Thursday, Feb. 28, 1907

from the Mathews Journal

Mr. Harry Hammond, our village blacksmith, seems to be quite busy in his shop working for the fishing firms; we can hear the ring of his hammer from early morn until 8 o’clock at night and sometimes later, except when he has other matters to look after.

Mr. Walter S. Hudgins of York Spit Light will, on his return home, find a prize awaiting him in the shape of a baby boy. Mrs. Hudgins is said to be getting on finely.


Thursday, March 3, 1927

from the Mathews Journal

A delightful surprise party was given Miss Louise Hudgins on Thursday evening last. Those present were Misses Pauline, Mae, Minerva and Pansy Hudgins, Jessie Armistead, Annie and Marie George, Clara and Virginia Gayle, Adelle Smith, Ellen Grinnelle, Dorothy Diggs and Geneva West; Messrs. Eugene and James Callis, Paul Bassett, Cecil and Alton Smith, Maurice Curfman, Everett Deagle, Stanley, Willis, Elwood and Leroy Hudgins, Everette Brow...

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