January 10, 1890
- Mr. Geo Houston is the happy man – it’s a girl.
- Mr. R. L. Williams, of Roper, gave us a call on yesterday.
- Mr. S. M. Whaley made a short visit to Norfolk this week.
- Miss Belle Fagan is visiting Miss Pattie Williams at Roper.
- Mr. J. F. Jackson has opened a bar on Washington street.
- Miss Adelia Skittlethorpe has returned from a visit to Creswell.
- Hon. J. L. Howell, Mayor of Creswell, was in the city this week.
- Dr. B. F. Hallsey and wife, of Roper, were in the city yesterday.
- Miss Carrie Hilliard, is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. T. Spruill, at Roper.
- Miss Ida Woodley, of Creswell, is the guest of Miss Adelia Skittlethorpe
- Miss Nellie Chesson, of Roper, was the guest of Miss Lizzle Goelet this week.
- Mr. Geo. Houston gathered ripe straw berries from his garden from his garden on Wednesday.
- Mr. Johnnie Whaley filed the pulpit at Ware’s Chapel on Sunday afternoon last.
- Messrs. Charles Everett and William Ausbon of Palmyra, were in the city this week.
- Master Willie Bowen, formerly with R. Schultz & Co., has accepted a position with W. H. Hampton, as salesman.
- Dr. H. P. Murray, wife and children are visiting in Wilmington, N.C., as the guests of the doctor’s parents.
- Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Owens spent the past week in Baltimore as the guests of their daughter, Mrs. J. W. Reed.
- Miss Mamie DeCromia is again honoring our city with her presence. She is the guest of her sister, Mrs. H. Peal.
- Messr. J. H., E. R. and Robert Ausbon, of Scotland Neck, have been visiting relatives in the city for the past week.
- We notice that needed improvements is being made on the residence of Mrs. Annie Walker, on Third street.
- Mr. James Harrison has moved his family from the country to town, and is occupying one of the Jackson houses on Main street.
- Misses Annie and May Whaley, and Mr. Johnnie Whaley left Monday morning to resume their studies at the Western Maryland College.
- Mr. Edward Crocket, who has been on a visit to his aunt, Mrs. P. V. Clark, for the past week, returned to his house in Norfolk on yesterday.
- Mr. Haywood Davenport, formerly of this place, but now of Brunswick, Ga., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Laura Latham, at Latham House.
- Rev. William Pettigrew, who has been visiting relatives in Plymouth for the past week, left on the 6 o’clock train this morning for his home in Ridgeway.
- Bishop A. A. Watson held services in Grace church on Thursday night of last week, at which time Mrs. W. H. Hampton and Mr. J. E. Davenport were confirmed.