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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 18 April 1885

published evert Saturday AT ACCDm'AC C. M.. ?A. Jno. W.Edmonds, Owner and Edtter. Subscription Rates. 1 Copy, one year.SI 00 1 " six months. tiO 5 41 one year. 5 00 and a copy "for six months free to the one sending club. 10 copies, one yew.$10 00 and a free copy to the sender. Advertising Rates. 1 Inch, one insertion.SI 00 1 ?? three k* . 1 75 1 44 one year. 7 50 KTRates for lamer advertisements for a longer time made known on appli? cation. B5*A cross mark on your paper indi? cates that your subscription has expired, or is due. and you are respectfully solic ed to renew or remit. ?"Commission men or business men of any class in Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia or Boston, can reach more truckers and farmers thronen the col? umns of Tite Exterprise than in any other way. fohn J. Gunter. John TF. G. BlaciMon?. GU2TTER & BLACKSTONE, A TTORSE YS-A T-LA W, Accomack C. IT., Ya., will practice in the Courts of Accomack ' und Northampton counties. lokn N'eoly. | Cp*hur 6. Quln...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 18 April 1885

pramsjtfe Enterprise. ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE. V k. SATUBDYA, ArRiL IStli, 1SS5: Sutern! at tlie Postotlice at Aceomac 0. H., Ya., as second-class matter. The Board of Supervisors at its meeting on hist Monday entered an order, in pursuance of the Act of the Legislature, authorizing a vote to be taken in the county of Acco mnc on the 4Mi Thursday in May ou the Court House question,which for mai.y months has been a fruit? ful theme for discussion among our people. It will be seen by the der published in TUE ENTERPRISE of today, you have to choose as the location for our new Court House either t'.ie present site or '?the lands owned by the heirs of Harry "White, deceased at a point where the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad passes"? about, three miles from the place where the Court House is now lo? cated. The issue now being made up, it remains for the voters to say. whether they wish Drummond town as the location for the new Court House, with its conveniences of hotel, comfort...

Publication Title: Peninsula Enterprise
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 18 April 1885

ACCUM AC C0URT-H9USE. VA.: SATURDAY. APRIL IS, 1SS5 LOCAL MEWS. "Tr. Geo. T. Searburgh has been con? fined to his room for Hie last two weeks by a severe attack, of rheumatism. Ex-President Arthur accompanied by his private secretary and a few other friends, was a passenger over our rail-: road hist Saturday. Mr. Geo. T. Gladding, who has the reputation of having made a faithful and efficient officer , is a candidate again for the May election. A barrel of oysters, eighty filling the barrel, were sold to George A. Raynor, Captain of the steamer Eastern Shore, by Mr. W. T. Ames of Nassawaddox, I Nortliauitityn county.last Monday Capt. George G. Savage, agent of the | Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance', Company, will spend several days in Ac comae during next week.and at tend our county court also, on a business visit. Mr. L. \V. Cbildrey, general insur ai?ce agent, of several fiist-class coin limits, will be present at the next term , of our county court, to give his atten-! tion to...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 18 April 1885

Maria Ward and Jolm Randolph. One of the saddest ami most ro? mantic love affairs in tho social an uals cf Virginia was that o( Maria Ward ami .lohn Randolph of Roan oko. Beginning inhisoarly boy? hood, it became theouoenthralling passion of his manhood, tilling bis whole being, until, as be himself said, "he loved her better than his own soul or Him that created it." There is a pictureof.lohn Randolph in the rooms of the Virgiuia Hiator ionl Society, taken at-the time wheu he was the accepted lover of Maria Ward. It represents a singularly handsome youth, hiseyesdark and lull of intellect, his month beauti? fully formed, aud over his proud and lofty forehead fell a pro? fusion of dark hair. The breaking off of the affair is wrapped in mys? tery; all we know is that one sum? mer morning he rode up to the house, and after a 'oug interview in the parlor, the lady left the room in tears, while he rushed from the house mounted his horse and rode lariously away. He never saw her again; b...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 25 April 1885

VOLUME IV = ACCOMAC C. H, VA., SATURDAY, APRIL 25 1885. ^ NUMBER 42 published every saturday AT ACCOM AC C. H.. VA. Jno.W. Edmonds, On hit and Editor. Subscription Rates. 1 Copy, one year.SI M 1 " six months. _ "0 5 " one year. 00 and ;\ copy for six months free to the one sending club. 10 copies, one year.$10 00 ami a free copy to the seniler. Advertising Rates. 1 Inch, one insertion.SI 00 1 ?? three " . 1 75 1 li one year. 7 50 Collates for larger advertisements for a longer time inside known on appli? cation. C?TA cross mark on your paper indi? cates that your subscription has expired, ov is due, and you are respectfully solic ed to renew or remit. sgfCommission men or business men , of any class in Baltimore. Xew York,; Philadelphia or Boston, can reach more i truckers and farmers through the col- j umns of The Enteri'mse than in any | other wav. John J. flutitor. John \V. G. UUckstono. G?NTER & BLACKSTONE, A TTORXE YS-A T-LA IT', Accomack C. H.. Va., will practice i...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 25 April 1885

ACCOMAC COUKT-HOUSE. V\. SXTjUKDYA; April 2.~>th, 1SS5: Knt.eml at the Postoflice nt Accomac C. II., Va.. as second-class matter. A decision ot'tlie SupremeCourt of the United States, in the Vir Cjnia coupon eases, was rendered la-t Monday in favoi of the bond h dilers and against, the State. The ''Riddlebergereoupnn killer"and all o'her acts of the Virginia Legisln tu e. which forbids the payment of taxes in coupons were adjudged by the court unconstitutional, in that, by them t! e validity of the State's contracts with the holders of the bonds was impaired. Such the de? cision, briefly, anil the effect of it must be. that hereafter, when cou? pons are r tiered in payment of tax? es, they must be accepted. The tax collector who hereafter at? tempts to enforce the payment of taxes in money after said tender has been made, by levying upon the fax] over's property does so at his own personal peril. Such a tax collector; in other words would, be? come an individual trespasse...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 25 April 1885

?CCOMAC COURT-nOUSE. VA.: SATURDAY. APRIL 20. 1S.S? C?" A cross-marK rin your paper, before r:-?' your name, maile with pen and ink. ssjf indicates that your subscription has t-i'" expired, or is due. and you are re 1,-iV" spect fully solicited to remit or re t?~ new. LOCAL M-EWS. County court commences next Molt day. A special grand jury will be empai nelled ;it April term of county court A Teachers Institute for the coun? ties of Accomac and Northampton will be held at Eastvillc, May 5th and tfth. Mr. E. Polk will be at Diummond town next Monday, (co.irt-day.) with a fell line of spring and summer clothing Andrew Gladding, son of the late .lohn W. Gladding, died at his home near 1 Pitts wharf Friday 17tli hist., of pneu? monia, aged IS years. Mrs. Mary A. Johnson, a very estim? able lady, wife of Mr. John S. Johnson, died of dropsy at her residence in Horn town, last .Saturday morning, aged about 60 years. Mr. 1. X. Mills. Supt. of Delaware KailrosuVandMrV.lt M. Dunne, Supt. N. Y ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 25 April 1885

High-priced Seeds. In many of the offices around and in tlie big Produce Exchange there are numerous little shallow boxes piled on window sills, tables, and desks. The boxes are general ly tilled with corn and wheat and other grain, samples of tbe stocks held in the big elevators and stores along tho river fronts and in the fleets of canal boats in the Brook? lyn basins. A grain dealer was running his hand through a sample or* No. 1 spring wheat when a young man said: "Good as gold." '?Yes, but unlike some other farm products, it is not worth its weight in gold.-* "Squashes, for instance?" '?Perhaps you would like to know something about high priced farm products. There is a new variety of oats, called the Clydesdale. A measured bushel weighs fifty-one pounds. While they will not re? tain their full weight in this conn try, they will double the market value of the product of an outfield. The enterprising fanner pays $5 a bushel for his seed. There is the Fife spring wheat, which sel...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 2 May 1885

published every saturday AT ACCOM AC C. H., VA. Jno.W. Edmonds, Owner ar.il Killtttr. Subscription Rates. 1 Cony, one year.SI 00 1 six months. 80 5 " one year. 5 00 and a copy for six months free to the one sending chib. 0 copies, one year.S1? 00 and a free copy to the sender. Advertising Rates. Inch, one insertion .SI 00 .. three " . I "5 " one year. 7 50 ggFRates for larsrer advertisements or a longer time made known on appli :ation. c-3ta cross mark on your paper indi atesthat your-subscriptionhas expired; ir is due. and yon are respectfully solic? it to renew or remit. (^Commission men or business men if any class in Baltimore; New York, 'hiladelphia or Boston, can reach more ruckers and fanners through the col imns of The Exteul'kise than in any it her wav. oan J. Gunter. John w. o. Blockstoae. GUNTER ,1- BLACKSTONE, ,1 TTOIiXEYS A T-LA IT, Accomack C. II.. Va., eill practice in the Courts of Accomack mil Northampton counties. olm jeieely. I Cpshur n. Qulnbr, Acenmac O. II. Va....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 2 May 1885

ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE. VA. SATUEDYA, May 1?, 1SS5: Entered at the Postouice at Accomac C. II.. Ya.. as second-class matter. -,-?-(T=-? The cum men ts of the press tLrough nut Virginia, give iinmistakenble evidence of an unanimity ol sen timent of Hie people of Virginia in regard to the coupon eases, re c-ntly decided by the Supreme Cunt of the United Stares. All are agreed that the burden imposed by the Court is too oppressive to h ive the sanction of any of the people of Virginia. No one be? lieves that we have the ability to pay the debt in aceordar.ee with the late decision, everyone believes that the debt is too unjust for us to make the effort to pay it, if we had the ability. The time has been, \n hen popular ?entimenr, the itispir a mi of a labe notion of a proper regard for Virginia's honor would have made us willing to take upon on;st ives the obligation to pay any debt, however, unjust. Now, we begin to lealizc that it is more honorable, perhaps, not to pay a debt entitled u...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 2 May 1885

Jfjpafe (bnlerjirise. V I I I 1.71 I I i?i I 1.1 i. CIRCULATION 1780 ? 111 11 r1111 ACCOMAC COURT-HOUSE. \rA.: SATURDAY. May 2. 1SS5 LOCAL NEWS. Mr. Geo. T. Gladding is a candidate for re-election as constable of Atlantic district. Trout fish in abundance, of good size and at fair prices are being sold daily in our town. A Temperance Society has been or? ganized in Dnmimondtowu, with twelve charter members. Mr. .Tos. \V. Mears is a candidate for Justice of the Peace in Lee district, at the May election. After the first of July, subscriptions to The enterprise, positively must be paid in advance. Judge .Tames E. Heath of Norfolk, for? merly of Northampton is now recover? ing from a serious illness. Valvable real estate in Belle Haven, advertised through our columns in this issue by Mr. Joseph J. W escort. A special term of the Circuit Court of Accomac. to be held by Judge Wellford; of Uichmoud commences May 12th. Shingles and cypress lumber just re? ceived trom North Carolina, and fo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 2 May 1885

A Coal Quern. Maude Sr. Pierre, of Tennessee, has come to be called "The Goal Queen." She bought a lot of land from a Southerner who was obliged to sell the same because he was in great need of funds, and it has been foil ml to be full of coal and other mineral treasures. Asked by a re 1? rter if she fancied the sort of life she was leading, away from civil. tinn, she replied that she did, and continued: "Here are mountains, na-nral and commercial grandure, pure air and the most absolute in? dependence. Here (and the lady drew a rough chart) is the spot where I urn building my mountain sp ir.equi-distniit from the two roads le Illing to the mines. The view is surierb, and it will not be your ty pi : il cabin when I get it finished. T'i ? interior will be' tapestried in Q i en Anne style, am! with my b.i iks and: liorses, why can't 1 be happy on thai mountain peak among the clouds/ Men are the most pe cub ir individuals. They seem to i Iiink all valuable rights of proper? ty and sent...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 9 May 1885

VOLUME IV ACCOMAC C. H., VA., ? SATURDAY, MAY 9 NUMBER 44 PUBLISHED EVKKY SATURDAY AT ACCOMAC C. H.. VA. Jno.W. Edmonds, ? Oh hit und Killtor. Subscription Rates. 1 Copy, one year.SI 00 1 u six months. 60 5 " one year. 5 00 and a copy for six months free to the one sending club. 10 copies, one year.$10 00 and a free copy to the sender. , Advertising Rates. 1 Inch, one insertion.SI 00 1 - three . 1 75 1 " one year. 7 50 egTRates for larger advertisements for a longer time made known on appli? cation. t@"A cross mark on your paper indi? cates that your subscript ion has expired, or is due, and you are respectfully solic ed to renew or remit. ^"Commission men or business men of any class in Baltimore, New York, i Philadelphia or Bo-ton, can reach more \ truckers and fanners through the col- ? umns of The Exteuciuse than in any other way. John j. Gunter. John W. G. Ulnoksiouo. G?NTER & BLACKSTONE, ATTORXE YS-A T-LA W. I Accomack C. IT., Va., will practice in the Courts of Ac...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 9 May 1885

pcnmsttfa dntepf?c. ACCOMAC COI KT-IKH'SK. VA. SATURDAY, May i>, 1SS5: Kutered at tin' Postoffice at Acconuic tt. II.. Va.. as second-class matter. A correspondent of the Eastern Virginian, in its issue of last week, who seems to have neither a local h dotation or a name, presumes to spo ik for all the citizens of the county cm the Courthouse question. Whether he is a citizen or not we aro uninformed by the article to i Inch reference is made, and can? not, therefore, say that he had the right to give expression to his v ws even in his individual ca? pacity. If a citizen, he cannot, be? cause he has assumed the inisno mer of-justice" claim to be the representative of the views of the ma jority of the people of the coun? ty. Surely they would not endorse the unjust attack which he has made upon the editor ot this pa? per^ the citizens of our town and the very worthy gentlemen who it m pose our Board of Supervisors. So far as we are concerned, we claim that we had the right...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 9 May 1885

|)n?nsu[a ?rpse. ACCOM AC COURT-HOUSE. VA.: SATURDAY, May 0. 1885 ci^" A cross-marK on your paper, liefere your name, made with pen and ink. Cijr indicates that your subscription lias C-A' expired, or is due. and you are re spirt fully solicited to remit or re C-A" new. LOCAL S^EWS. A farm of Hon. Ceo. T. Harrison, lo-' cated near Belle Haven was sold last i week by Browne. Jacob ?.V. Co., real es tate agents at a satisfactory price. Mr. Wm. Ward, a gentleman well known and highly respected in the low-, er part of this countv, died near Pungc teuguelast Monday after an illness of1 many mouths, agrd f>3 years. Mr. John II. Wise, sheriff of Acco mae county, authorizes us to state that the.jurors summoned to attend at the special term of the circuit court. com- ! menchig May !?th, need not do so. Mr. A. T. Johnson, by-virtue of a power of attorney Riven itim, will sell "ti the 28d day of May. valuable real es? tate, improved by dwelling &c. of Wm. AI. Ward, situa...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 9 May 1885

Mrs. Surratt and Stanton. Col. Wm. P. Wood, who was chief 01 Federal detectives during the late war, writes as follows to the Washington Gazette: Some time after the execution of Mrs. Sturatt, President Joluison ? sent for me und requested meto give my version ol Mrs. Snrratt's connection with the assassination of President Lincoln. I did so, and 1 believe he was thoroughly con? vinced of the innocence of Mrs. Sur? ratt. He assured me he sincerely regretted the benefit of executive e emency and strongly expressed his detestation of what he termed the 'infamous conduct of Stanton' in keeping these facts from him. 1 asserted my unchangeable friend ship for Mr. Stanton under allcir u iinstances, and while 1 regretted tin' course" adopted by the Secre? tary of War towards Mrs. Surratt, I would never hesitate to perform an net of kindness for him. President Johnson commended me for my de? votion to friends, and the subject of the assassination was never afterwards discussed between him a...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 16 May 1885

TOLUME IV ~ ?C??K??y?. H., VA., SATURDAY, MAY 16 1885. NUMBER 45 rrnusiiKD eveky Saturday AT ACCOM AC C. H.. VA. Jno.W. Edmonds, Owner and Kill tor. Subscription Rates. 1 Copy, one year.?1 00 1 " six mouths. 60 5 " one year. 5 Oil ami a copy for six mouths free to the one sending club. 10 copies; one year.$10 00 and a free copy to the sender. Advertising Rates. 1 [nch, one insertion.Si 00 1 " three . 1 73 1 " one year. 7 .50 c^rRates for larger advertisements for a longer time made known on appli? cation. 6?TA cross mark on your paper Indi? cates that your subscription has expired, or is due. and you are respectfully solic ed to renew or remit. fSSTCommission men or business men of any class in Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia or Boston, can reach more truckers and farmers through the col? umns of The ExTunemsE tliau in any other wav. ? John J. Gunter. John w. 0. Blnckatono. G?NTER & BLACKSTONE, ATTORXE YS-A T-LA IF, accomack C. IL. Va., will practice in tlie Courts of ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 16 May 1885

pimtsft (fttttrjirisc. accomac COURT-HOUSE. VA. SATURDAY, May IG, 1SS5: 5t?-?-?-rz-r?:-r? Entered at the Postofflc?? at Accomac C, H.. Va.. as second-class matter. nerr.-:?-......??=- . ... k The electoral law passed by our last Legislature has by a late de? cision of the Court of Appeals been declared to he constitutional and the effect ofthat decision being to place the election machinery ofthe State almost wholly into the hands ofthe Democratic parry a great victory, has of course been thereby obtained for honest government in Virginia. Dad an adverse decis? ion been rendered, the appointment i f registrars and judges of election would have been in the hands of thoscfn parts of our State,who only wait to do the bidding of their master, Billy Mahone and with the election machinery under the con? ti ol of the pliant tools he would have suggested, of course, such a thing as a lair election in Virginia would have been impossible. So one will doubt that has a fair Knowledge of Mahone ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 16 May 1885

ttfflON 1 ? I I I ' *1 r r i i * ?j ii i ACCOMAC C??KT-HO?SE, VA.: SATURDAY. May IC. LS85 a cross-mark on your paper, before your name, made with peii ami ink. k<?s" indicates that your subscription lias (9f expired, or is due. and you arc re ?S* spectfully solicited to remit or re c*"new. LOCAL NEWS. An infant child of Mr. Benjamin T. Melson of our town, died last week. Half Moon island, ort' Hunting; (.'nek lias been sold by Browne, Jacob & Co., real estate agents at a satisfactory price to northern gentlemen. Mr. Leo B. Kellam; of Loeost ville who has been taking drawing lessons for several mouths past at Eastman's Business College.Pough- . Keepsie, X. Y., returned home last Monday. Mr. A. T. Johnson, by virtue ofri power of attorney given him, will sell on the 2Sd <lay of May, valu? able real estate, improved by dwelling &C-, of Win. M. Ward, situated near Locustville. Mr. Geo. W. Nock through his attorney. Mr. A. T. Johnson, will of...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Peninsula Enterprise — 16 May 1885

PoorFocahontas. . Tu the recent and at times rather reckless rehabilitation of history no? body has more severely sufferod than poor Pochaontas, who long held a place in American history as the Princess who saved Captain John Smith from the wrath aud dub of hor murderous old father, Powhatan. But more than ten years ago and more than two hundred and fifty years aftershe was laid in her grave ?at least two centuries after Poea hontas hud passed into primers, poetry ami school histories :vs the savior of Smith?up turned an old Virginian record proving that the Princess was rather a disreputable yd mg girl, who was more wanton t ian the playfulness of chidhood w >uld warrant und who used to r-* mi round the English settlement ;t> economically costumed as if she w -iv going to the opera or a ball or a dinner party in our degenerate days. This was a severe Wow to the Rol? lings, Randolphs, Flemings and i-'ber Virginia families priding theniselve* on their direct dec...

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