Norfolk Virginian, December 2, 1890


Tourists and sportsmen -- Field sports - Hunting : BirdInfrastructure -- Commercial - NewspapersTourists and sportsmen -- Other recreation - OtherMoral -- Property crimeMoral -- Other violent crimeInfrastructure -- Public - Government : Chain gangMoral -- MurderInfrastructure -- Public : Churches


Quail hunting is being indulged in quite extensively on the Eastern Shore now by visitors and natives, with moderate success.

The Eastern Shore Herald, published at Eastville, Northampton county, came out Saturday under its new management, looking bright and sprightly. Those connected with it are Judge Gilmore S. Kendall, Messrs. Otho F. Mears, R. V. Nottingham and others. Kennon Nottingham, Esq., will be the editor and manager.

The VIRGINIAN representative extends his hearty good wishes and fraternal welcome.

Miss Sallie Bull, daughter of Mr. J. T. Bull, and Mr. J. J. Hopkins, near Fair Oaks, were married. The latter were the recipients of a genuine old-time Eastern Shore serenade, the characteristics of which were blowing of horns, shooting guns, and such noises, near the house they repaired to after the ceremony, together with the taking of houses, etc., and carrying them down to the creek. Rev. J. A. Barker, of the Baptist Church, performed the ceremonies.

A white man from the upper part of the county has been sentenced to a term of two years hard labor in the chain gang for assault and battery and house-breaking -- one year for each offence.

It is not likely the murderer, Lewis, will be tried at this term of court, which is now in session. He is in very bad health, and many allege he will not live to stand trial.

An effort, which is likely to be successful, is being made to build a Catholic Church at Accomac C. H.. Rev. Father Mickle is doing good work for that faith on the Eastern Shore.

Norfolk Virginian
December 2, 1890