Peninsula Enterprise, February 23, 1895


reprinted from Richmond State, February 15.Moral -- Alcohol

Mr. W. T. Bundick, of Onancock, Va., State deputy, I. G. G. T., delivered a temperance address in the Duncan Memorial Chapel, at Randolph Macon College, to a very appreciative audience, on Thursday night. It is to be presumed that Mr. Bundick is soon to be connected with the Keely Institute at Ashland as he was called there by the general manager, Thursday.


Moral -- Alcohol

William T. Bundick, Onancock, has been appointed State lecturer and solicitor for the Keely Institute, Ashland, Va. All persons who want to avail themselves of the benefits of treatment at said Institute are requested to communicate with him at Onancock, Va.




Mr. Lewis, wife and two sons, have come in from bleak and cold Iowa and settled in our town. They seek a milder climate, but have struck a cold snap on their arrival. We hope, however, the balmy breezes of an early spring will soon convince them we have a genial climate.


Weather -- Freezes


Sleigh bells have jingled in our midst for two weeks.


Infrastructure -- Public - Government : Life-saving serviceInfrastructure -- Utilities - TelephoneTransportation -- Water - StrandingsSea -- WreckingWeather -- Freezes


The telephone line between Cedar Island and Parramore's Beach was broken by the anchor of Schooner Boneta, which dragged out to sea last week, and the connection has not been restored at this writing.

The steamship Elsie Marie, which went ashore on "Little Machipongo Shoals," last week, has been gotten off, without much damage, by the Merritt Wrecking Co.

A lighter of Mr. Walter W. Bell, drifted out to sea during storm of last week and has not been heard from since.

The Islands opposite us, of late, have been in communication with us by travel on foot. There is ice everywhere as far as the eye can reach.


Transportation -- Water - Steamboats

Facilities to be Afforded by the B. C. and A. Company.

The question of the spring schedule for the steamboat lines and railroad forming the company has not yet been agreed upon.

Its steamboat were protected during this freeze. None of the boats were caught in the ice, and all but two are safely docked in Baltimore. Two of them are at Crisfield where they are safely provided for.

The company will give ample facilities to shippers along its lines during the coming season. Special attention will be paid to the handling of fruits from the Eastern Shore by giving this product a quick transportation to market. The company will look closely after excursion and other travel to Ocean City during the summer. A special service to that resort will be afforded.

Cashier Elected.

Infrastructure -- Commercial - Banks

At a meeting of the Directors of the First National Bank, Onancock, Va., held this day, Mr. Otho L. Parker, was unanimously elected cashier to succeed Mr. E. A. Herbst resigned.

JOHN P. L. HOPKINS, President. February 5th, 1895.


Infrastructure -- Commercial - Real estateTransportation -- Water - Wharves


In March 26th, next, we will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, all the land, situated lying and being in Tangier Harbor and known as the "Shell Pile," together with the steamboat wharf, storehouse, fishing apparatus and fixtures. An excellent opportunity for a good business. Terms made known on day of sale. Sale will commence on arrival of steamer from Onancock. Crockett & Conorton.

Peninsula Enterprise
Accomac Court House
February 23, 1895