Norfolk Landmark, May 16, 1907


Moral -- Other violent crimeTransportation -- Railroad - LitigationInfrastructure -- Commercial - Real estateTourists and sportsmen -- Other recreation - Fairs


The Circuit Court for the May term began yesterday, Judge Blackstone, presiding. A number of cases against the N. Y. P. &N. R. R. for the damages are set for trial. The grand jury brought in a number of indictments, mostly for minor offenses. Luther Belote, recently bailed under a charge for an assault on Mrs. Johnson, of Wardtown, has been indicted for that offense.

Mr. William T. Fitchett, of this vicinity, has purchased of Mr. George Willis, who lives near old Arlington, his farm on what is known as Elliott's Creek on the Bayside in the lower part of the county. It contains 300 acres and the price stated is $20,443. Mr. R. F. Powell has sold to Mr. J. H. Roberts a tract of land near Bridgetown consisting of 70 acres, for $4000.

The supervisors of Northampton and Accomack, together with the Eastern Shore Produce Exchange, have withdrawn from exhibiting at the Jamestown Ter-Centenary Exposition on account of differences with the management. A statement of the facts and circumstances has been issued by the committee having in charge the work of making up the exhibit.

Norfolk Landmark
Norfolk, Virginia
May 16, 1907