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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 6 October 1888

^^^^^^! ' - ^' ACCOMAC C H, VA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1888.?SUPPLEMENT. THE FR1END?FACES A CO. "Should avlil acquaintance be forgot?" ? IVs, if you \l jusl as lief an not. ,'oiin I'aul. Thero are several things that trouble one's ago, And work for n man much woo, Buch ?? gout?ami doubt?debts that will run. And rhyme that will not tlow. But when all has been said, do wo not most dread, Of the many bores tint we know, That ubiquitous ban, the woman or mar Who knew one "ages ago1'* In youth?you were young: and foolish per? haps; You flirted with high and with low. Had one love cm the hill, and one down by .the mill Yet never were wicked, ah, no! And this friend knew you in a far-away way. In a way that was only so s.> ? Just enough to give hue to the cry about you: "Oh, 1 knew him ages ago!" You are married now and quite circuraspact. Your p.u-.-, like your speech, is slow You tell in a bank; keep silent in church Are one it is proper to know; Put this vigilant friend will n...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 6 October 1888

DR. TALMA.GE* THE BROOKLYN DIVINE'S SUN DA* SERMON'. Subject: "The Clouds His Chariot." Text: "Who maketh the clouds His Chariot,"?Psalm civ., ?. Brutes are constructed so as to look down. Thos-' earthly creatures that have wings when they rise from the earth s:.11 look down, and the eagle searches for mice in tha crass and the raven for carcasses in the field. Man alone is made to look up. To induce him to look up God makes the sky a picture allery, a D?sseldorf, a f.ouvre, a Luxem ourg. a Vatican that eclipses all that Ger- j man. or French; or Italien art ever nccom- i plished. But God has failed so rar to attract the attention of most of us by tho scenery of the sky, We go into raptures Hover owers in the soil, but have little or no appreciation of the "morning glories" th it bloom on the wall of the sky n't sunrise or tho dahlias in the clouds at sunset. We are in ecstasies over a gobelin tapestry or a bridal veil of rare fabric, ora snowbank of exquisite curve, but see not at ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 13 October 1888

William Gamble EstaWishsd 1S71. axdhew gamble CO.. PRODUCE Hill MERCHANTS ml No. 185 Reade Street, New York. References?A. M. Nottingham, EocuRtviHe,V?i., People's Bank, N.Y. All chocks on Urin cashed ou presentation by E. B. Swanger & Clo. GfSliippiuj: No. 55 E. II. Qi;inm Ji. J. QUlN'N 22 Commerce street, Newark, N. J. Dealers in Poaltry, Game and Produce oi" every description. ?^Reterence^-A. M. NoStinghain, Lo?ustvi!le, Ya Everelt T. Nock Elbruige F. Nock i EVERETT T. N ? Wholesale Shippers and i 308 S. Front St. & S. W. corner Delaware avenue & Dock St. And Nos. 1, 2. 3 & 4 S. Delaware avenue Market, Philad'a. .._ i PANCOAST & GB1FFITHS, "Wholesale Produce ?mir Ii- SSriRai\vi^iii wps liKi'ii n $ \k?MMiMiiiii SilMbMi Strawberries, Potatoes, l'cas, &c T. G. Eairkuiks. Geo. W. Tull, 'IfSP Ii. 10. Cochran, E. M. lI:*.nson. Snecial. fLL M m. (Sttccmors to R, E. CO C HR AS d- CO.,) 131 WASHINGTON ST., NEW YORK. S...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 13 October 1888

Jno.W. Edmonds OvcBtr and Editor. ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE. VA. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 13, 1888 rtw<?4 b* th* r??ufnM ?t acc?k*b H. .Va;. hs deceni?-ol?cb taatter. y-i-r; .v-r?"-' -**? PiEieElial_Mo!i, 1888. For President: GROVER CLEVELAND, New York. For Vice-President: ALLEN G'. THURRMAN, Ohio. For Congress?1st DisdneU G ILM OR S.KENDALL, Northampton. The following from the Northern Neck News "nails to the counter" the campaign lie disseminated of late in reference to Mr. Kendall's position on the Blair bill, and it further testimony is needed it will be forthcoming, that Mr. Kendall early in the canvass announced that he favored the measure and has rarely made a speech since, if ever, in which he did not reiterate his views on that question. If our memory serves us aright in his very first speech, at Aecomac 0. H., in August, he enthusiastically endorsed the Blair bill, at least evi deuce is not wanting, that ins speech a* Warsaw oa the follow i up Monday (the first in September)...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 13 October 1888

ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE, VA SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, ISSS C^* A eross-marK on your paper, netore your name, *mule with pen and ink, if?" indicates mat your subscription lias SST expired, or is due, aim you are re* W spectf ully solicited to remit or re-' 82T new. LOCAL KEW8. Masters Ernest II. Wescntt and Geo. IIvslop of Keiler, left for William and Mary College, on hist Monday. ??-1 If you are looking for bargains, don't fail to examine tbe new stock of goods On Titlow's cheap counters. When von visit Baltimore stop xt the Maltby House, where will be found fi-st-class accommodations and exceed? ingly low rates. ' Delegates to the District Lodge of Good Templars at Onancock, on l(5th inat;, Wishluc to be met at. station," are requested to stop at Onley. Mr. Tankard Meai-s fell from a chest? nut tree near Accomac C. H., last Sat? urday, and was badly bruised and 'bro k-en up.'' but not seriously injured. A fair will be held at Amiss' Chapel, Coard's branch, next Wednesday, com? mencing at 2...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 13 October 1888

^^CONSTRUCTION^^; In the mftBuf?c*mx? of ?is woudorfnl cart only the very beslqaabty ?* ?erythinji? c?8. Wb?^s, K?aa**y patent, A 1 Krade: ?*e?i. **?We collar. irf* -i inch; ?hafts, bwt seeend cnnrOi kfctUrv, thoroughly seasoned, XXXX qas?ily The seat nail body trainil fc constructed of Tsteel side pieces: bottom mad? of veneered wood, three thicknesses, thor? oughly riviied to side piece*. Thesido >:eees are connected in front ai der shafts with a joint, and are supported by means of t wo spiral si iinua, as shown in cut. These springs art made from best c.ucible steel, and twelve leet coiled in each, ml tempered, laminated wood seat bottom: forged iron seat rail; finished in the whilejniccly striped, and lull leather trimmed. This cart guaranteed in all jwts. Caebfully Note These Points. 1. Tins easy riding cart has no seat burs to climb over in getting in or out ot the seat. This makes It deshable for all classes of people 2. It is the only cart that can be adjuwd to s...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 13 October 1888

ACCOMAC C IL, VA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1888.?SUPPLEMENT. THE BEi.FRY CHIMES. Hark: a merry peal we'ra ringing. With joyous clash ivo cleave the air, God's peace and blessing gayly flinging O'er a happy bridal pair. Slowly down the aisle they're passing, Proudly 'neath the archway say. Far-above sweet music's crashing? Hood i!io warning now we say. Time for sorrow^ time for song? Conies and go?s the Heating breath f Time forrorrow, time for song Life to-day, to-morrow death. Now changed our not -, so soft an I low, As they t urn the burial sod, And bowed the mourners weeping go, For a soul returne I lo God. "WitIi muffled soil we clang so slowly, As round the grave tltey kneel and prny, And mingled with those words so holy, Sad our warning still we say: Time for sorrow, time for song? Comes and goes thb fleeting hroaStt) Time for sorrow, time for song? Lifo to day, to-morrow death. ?loh? Mi'ir, in Harper's Monthly. MARCELLIMS TR?11PI1. Some ten or fifteen niilos beyond the mountain...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 13 October 1888

rev.dk. talmage. THE BROOKLYN DIVINE'S SUNDAY SERMON. Subject: "Tlie Three Greatest Things To Do." Text.?"77ic p'ople that ilo know their God sha'l be strong, and do exploits.^? Daniel xi., S2. Antiochus Epiphanes, the old sinner, came down three times with his army to desolate the Jews, advancing one time with a hun? dred and two trained elephants swinging their trunks this way and that, and sixty two thousand infantry, nnd six thousand cavalry troops, and they were driven back. Then the second time he advanced with sev? enty thousand armed men and had been again delearx-d. Bur the third time he laid success? ful sioge until the navy of Rome come in with the fla^h of their long banks of oats and demanded that the siege bo lifted. And Antiochus Epiphanes said he wanted time to consult with his friends about it.nnd Popi lius, one of tho Kornau embassadors, took a staff nnd made a circle on the ground around Antiochus Epiphanes. and compelled him to deride beforo he came out. of that ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 20 October 1888

-^IT?ll K NUMBER J6 Jno. W.Edmonds Owner nud Editor. PUR Lien F.D EVERT 5ATITRD.iT AT ACCOM An C. H.. VA. SubsctlDtlon Kates. 1 Cony, one year 81 0,: 1 " rix months 6i; 5 " one yenr . 5.10 and a cony for six months free to the one sending club. 10 copies, one year ?10 ?" and a free copy to the seniler. AitvarSislup: Rates. I Inch, one insertion . 8 75 1 ?? tlu-pe " . 1 2r>: 1 4i one year .. 7 50? SyRates for larger advertisements for it longer time made known on appli? cation. ^Circulation larger than ?11 the pa? pers published on Eastern Shore of Vir? ginia combined. ?r*?A cros? mark oh your paper indi? cates rhat yotirsubscription has expired,! or is due, and you are respectfully solic-: ite?'i to renew or remit. Decommission men or business men ; cf any class in Baltimore, New York. ( Philadelphia. Boston, Norfolk or Rich-; mond, can reach more truckers and j farmers through the columns of The ! EXTRltritJSK than in any other war. l. floyd nock, ATTORNEY -AT-LAW and no...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 20 October 1888

ACUOMAC COUMMIOUSE. VA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20,18S$ Entered at the Tortortice nt Accomm C. M..Va..as geeoiul-elaMmatter. Minttaljectiei, 1888. For President: GROVER CLEVELAND, New Tors. For Vice-Presidont: ALLEN G. THURRMAN, Ohio. For Congress?1st DistriGf: GILMOR S. KEND ALL, Northampton. While the tariff is one of the great issues of this presidential' contest, it is by uo means the only or even the most important one to the people of the Southern; States. ^^TJ^J^?ttfih which rises above all others here in the South is the preservation of our Anglo-Saxon civilization and institutions. Should the Repnblican party get into power again, they will' resort to the most desperate and devilish devices and methods to keep the South from ever regaining the po sition she now holds in the Union. T.ie Republican leaders have al? ready declared that if they ever succeed in recapturing the Gov? ernment they will take fiom the South enough Representatives in Congress, members of the Elector al Coll...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 20 October 1888

ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE, VA ?SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20,1888 455* A eross-marrc on your paper, bet?re 35ST your name, made with pen and ink, 33T indicates inat your subscription has ^ST exi?ired. or is due, anu you are re 4-5" spcctfully solicited to remit or re 152T new. LOCAL Ladies', misses1 mid children's work of various styles c in he seen at Mrs. E. A. Merrills. Onancook. Mr. Wm. M. Taylor, Jr., of I'nngo "tcaguewill hi a few days associate him? self as partner with Mr. Biiiidick. The Pi ninsula Lai d and Improve? ment Company, Salisbury, Md . adver-; Use for s;ile hi this issue Wicomico Ma riue Railway. When you visit Baltimorestop nt the Maltby House, where will be found first-class accommodations- and exceed- j iuffly low rates. Prof. F. P. Brent will address the vp-' ters at Tehiperancevllle in the nf tor-1 noon of today and at Hallwood at j night. Kent & Wilson, Parksley. offer to j t(seii customers, special bargains in ? boots and shoes. Read their advertise- j meid in...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 20 October 1888

^C?N STRUCTiUitf In the menvrTaotrtre of this wouderfn.1 cart only tb* very brs* quality cf ?Wrjrtliinfl fei used. Wh*eui. Jviw??y njijant, A 1 C'-juU" wtlc? et*?!, dvuftle collar, uto- j inch; ahafie. b?vt second tfrowtti tefcfcrry, tRAfcegbiy seasoned, XXXX q^sjIiiv The seat and body rrame is cmiMructea of TBteel side pieces; hotten aaado of veuewiht wend; throe thicknt sses, *ior ou -hly rivifed tdside piee?. The side pieces are connected in frost ur der shafts with a joint, and are supported by nwans of two spiral s'.i inj.t>, a* shown in cut. These springs are made fmni beet c.ucihle steel, and twelve feel coiled in each, od tempered, laiidnatwl woo<l seat bottom; forged iron seat rail;:Tininhed in the whitepiicely striped, and full leather trimmed. This cait guaranteed in all p^rta. _:-Carefully Nora These Points.-:? 1. Tin's easy tiding cart has no sfrat k-rs to climb over hi getting iu or outol the seat. This makes It desirable for all classes of-peoplc...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 20 October 1888

ACOOMAO C- H., VA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1888.?SUPPLEMENT. HE PAID HIS WAY. I ain't a comptahiin' any: I'll go if you think it's right J never ;uk nary a bit nor a penny, Only just to bo treated "white.." But, Steve, bim by when yo:i see mu laid out Remember til ? wor Is 1 say: Though now some hates to see nie about, I've usua'ly paid my way. I was eighty last January Bora o'ghtccn hundred an' eight. I've opeae 1 two farms on the virgin prairie. Aa" w.trked them early an' late; Co ne rain cr come shine, a-scrapin together la.h mouthful we eat day by day. 1 never ro le deadhead in no kind o" weather? I always p lid my way. Your mother an'me worked hard? How hr.r.l v? -i'II never know? Bcariu' r'i ? :?. .; an' stan i n' guard To o i: the rain an' snoy. The m >rtgi?lge kep' eatiu' into the hone, An't !'...? war, it como along, too. Woll, I went?went an' left mother alone With Sis in the cradle, an' you. Serve'm' time, an'then comnience.l On the second prairie quarter. 1 s'p...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 20 October 1888

EEV,D?. TALMAGE. IHE BROOKLYN DIVINE'S SUNDAY SERMON. Subject :?"TI?c Present Epidemic oV Suicide.' Text: "He drew out his s word, and icoxild hare killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled. But Paul crie.l with aloud voice, sayiny: 'Do thyself no harm.' " Acts xvi., "iT-i*. Here is a would-bo suicido arrested in bis deadly attempt He was a sherilV, and ac? cording to the Kornau law. a bailiff himself must suffer the punishment due an escaped prisoner: and if the prisoner breaking jail was sentenced to be endunzeonod for three or four years, then the sheriff must bo endungeoned for ihren or four years; and if tho prisoner breaking jail was to have suffeied capital punishment, then tho sheriff must stiller capital punishment. The sheriff had received especial charge to keep a sharp lookout for 1 aul and Silas. Tho govern? ment had not had contidenco in bolts and bars to keep safe these two clergymen, about ?whom there seemed to bo something strange and supernatural. ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 27 October 1888

Jno- W. Edmonds Owner ami Edftor. F?RLISKKD sVBUTXTIT?Day AT ACC3M.1C C. H..VA. SutmcriDtlou Rates. 1 Copy, one year 81 W 1 u si\ months 60 j 5 " one year . 5 00 and a copy for six months fiee> to the nn? sending clnb. 10 copies, one year SM? 00 and a free copy to the Bender. Artverclslar P.atos. 1 Inch, one insertion . 8 75 1 M three 4* . 1 25 i 1 - 11 one-year .. 7 50} C?TRates for larger advertisements for a longer time made known on appli- j cation. ^^Circulation Innrer than .-.11 the pa-1 pers published on Eastern Shore of Vir- J gima combined. ISS^A cros.s mark on your paper indi- j eutesthat yoursubscript'ou has expired,: or is due, and you are respectfully solic-1 ited to renew or remit. ^"Commission men or business men J of any cla?s tu Baltimore? New York, j Philadelphia. Boston, Norfolk or Bich- | mond, can reach more truckers and' farmers through the columns of The Enteupkise than in any other wav. L. FLOYD NOCK, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW AND NOTARY PTJBLIO, ACCOMACK C....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 27 October 1888

ACCOMAC COUKT-1IOUSE. VA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27,1888 Entered at the Pojctortice at Accomac C H..Va..aa gecoiul-class matter. PresitatialS? 1688. For President: GROYKR CLEVELAND, New York. For Yice-Presidtnt: ALLEN G. THURRMAN, Ohio. For Congress?1st Dwtnet: GILKOR S. KENDALL, Northampton. Republican orators and newspa pers claim that the high tariff is j rbo cause of the hiuh wages of la-! bor and the general prosperity of the country, and Mr. Blaine in one! of his recent speeches in Indiana declared that a reduction of the j tariff had always been followed by j a decrease in the wages of labor! and general industrial and finan? cial depression. A carotid ex.uni ; natiou into the history of our own j country shows the utter falsity of' these statements. From 1S40 to: lSGOwe hud the Walker tariff,! which imposed au average duty of j IS per cent, on articles imported] into tlii? count!y. It was the low I est tariff we have had since Jeffer-; son was President, and under its' operatiou ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 27 October 1888

ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE. VA SATURDAY, OCTOP.JSR 27, 1888 *3T a eross-marK on your paper, bet?re ?" your name, made with pen and ink. SiT indicates mat your subscription ha? ?3* expired, or is due, anu you are re g-jr spectfully solicited to remit or re new. LOCAL NEWS. Mr. L. J. Turlington is a student or medicine in Baltimore this session. Bev. J . W Rue will deliver a lecture on temperance at Mappsville. Tuesd.iv. Oct. 30th,"il p. ni. The public is cor di:. 1." invited. Ladies', missrs'. and children's wraps of various styles can be seen at Mr.-. E. A. Merrill's, Onancock. The Southern Methodist church at Pungoteague will he dedicated by Kev. Adam C. Bledsoe. D. D.. on Sunday morning. Nov. 11th. at 11 o'clock. Buy your fresh beef at Buodiek's.? Hp takes most of the Done out before selling to you. Gov. Fitzliugh Lee is expected to sieak Tuesday afternoou at the Fair Grounds in Cape diaries, but not on the political issues of the day. When von visit Baltimorestop nt the Maltby House, wh...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 27 October 1888

0NANCUCK_ ACADEMY A First-Class High School for Boys and Girls. Twelfth Session Begins Tues day, Sept. 17tii, and Con? tinues Nine Months. Frank P. Brent, (University of Va.), Principal. Claudius N. Wyant, (University of Va.), Associate. Mrs. Frank P. Brent. (Centenary Female College), in charge of Mu? sic Department. Thorough and comprehensive course of instruction embracing the English Language and Litera tare; Latin, Greek, French, Ger niiu, Mathematics, Book Keeping, Natural Science, Music and Voice Culture. During last session, students prepared at this Academy attend ed Hollmslnstitute, Richmond and R indolpb-Macon Colleges,the TJni versity of Virginia, and Johns Hopkins University, standing among the foremost in scholarship and srudions habits, and carrying oft'some of the highest honors from these institutions. The Music Department is again in charge of Mrs. Frank P Brent, a teacher ot large and successful experience, having taught music two successful' sessions in Ala bara;...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 27 October 1888

THE WINDS. Of the son? and daughters of Ocean, Nursed in their mothers lap, The wind culled East, I'ni sorry to say, Is a peevish, tyrannical chap: The West wind is calmer mid kinder, And, in her feminine way, She often rebukes thb l?wering clouds And carries the raindrops away. In his wilJ, stentorian fash'on. The wind of the North isfrve'. Wasting his life in riot and noise^ The prodigal son of the Sea! In a purely maidenly manner, The wind ot the South is mild: And the Ocean's tropical daughter Is doubtless the bcst-bi-loved child. ? Wil iam II. liayne, in [lulcgendent, UESET BY PIRAT?S. "The Singapore Trading Coniauy, i Limited," was and is an organization ! owning half aco en brigs and schooners which voyage among the islands of the . Indiau Ocean. a::d trattic for pepper, spices, cinnamon. becsWav, tigs, rare j woods, medicinal roots and herbs, etc. On one occasion- tliis was twenty years ago?this company receive ! an order from .Sydney. Australia, for a gnat quantity of shark...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 27 October 1888

REV.DR. TALMAGE. THE BROOKLYN DIVINE'S SUNDAY SERMON. Subject:?"Seven in the Bible." Text.?"Gorf Blessed the Seventh Day."? Genesis ii.. 22. The mathematics of the Bible is noticeable, the geometry and the arithmetic; the square in Ezekiel; the circle spoken of in Isaiah; the curve alluded to in Job; the rule of fractions mentioned in Daniel; the rule of loss and gain in Mark, where Christ asks the people to cipher out by that rule what it would "profit a man if lfo gain the whole world and lose his own soul.' But there is one mathematical figure that is crowned above all others in tho Biblo. it is the numeral seven, which the Arabians got from India, and all follow iug ages have taken from tho Arabians. It stands between the figure six and the figure eight. In the Bible, all the other numerals boto it. Over three hundred times is it mentioned in the Scriptures, either alone or compounded with other words, la Genesis tho week is rounded into seven lays, aud I uso my text because the...

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