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l°c^HEws| Brief News M Ke at Home [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
l°c^HE ws | Brief News M K e a t Home Highli lorder MONTEREY MaSm JAN, 14, 1921 Mr. and Hevener returned their bridal trip to the North. Montereyans sick list this week are Charley Swadley, W. H. Lunsford, Seybert Beverage and Miss Lula Davis. Mrs. Chas. S. Roller, of Ft. Defiance, has been visiting her mother in Monterey since latter part of last week, y Eastern snows generally show a greater depth in the Valley of Virginia than here, but it is seldom that the mercury stands 2 to 12 above in favor of Highland as it did on Tuesday morning last. On account of the inclemency of the weather the annual meeting of the shareholders of The First National Bank of Highland /was adjourned until Tuesday, the 25th of January. Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Stalniker, and the former’s mother, Mrs. Joana Groves, of Jackson’s River, were trad ing’ in Monterey Wednesday. specimens of Red Fox, Wild Cat and Coon furs for which we will pay more than market prices. Highland Mer Clo. Highland had a four inch snowf...
HONOR LIST [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
HONOR LIST NEW—John E. Slaven, Doe Hill, J. L. Ralston, McDowell; E. Lee Trinkle, Wytheville, Ya.; Roy B Cook Charleston, W. Va.; Miss Alva Bevridge, Switchback, W. Va.; Miss Dorothy Ralston, Washington, D. C.; Dorsey Freeman, Bartow. RENEWALS —Henry M. Propst, Armstrong, A. A. Alexander, McDowell; O. P. Pitsenberger, Doe Hill; O. P. Chew, C. B. Halterman, Monterey Rt. 1; Emory Wimer, Crabbottom; Jno. A. Lindsay, Bolar; Harper Beverage, Bartow; F. L. Wimer, Lone Fountain; E. C. Hiner, Clifton Forge; V H Wooddell, Mill Gap; Geo. B. Yenerab'e. Warm Springs; V. B. Stuart, Churchville; Mrs Martha Echard, Palo Alto; Mrs. Joana Grove, Vanderpool; W A Crummett, F. A. Doyle, Valley Center; Guy Townsend Vanderpool; J W Harper, Hot Springs Mrs Elmer Keister, Brandywine; Mrs Ratt£ Jordan, Linnwood, W. Va.; Rev Ib- c - Maxwell, Sykesville, Md.; T cl Beard, Madscott, W. Va.; Manila# A - rmstrong ’ Sheldon ’ Iowa; R ‘ JPullin, Vanderpool; Albert Smith Sjijie Herold, Hightown; Miss Ruth Bier, Wash...
Benfuni Blagg Dead [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Benfuni Blagg Dead A telegram received Monday announced fhe sudden death of B. H. Blagg at’the home of his daughter, Mrs. Johripton, in Philadelphia. The no particulars, and the presumption is that he died suddenly, because relatives here had heard from him on, Saturday and no illness was mentioned. Mr. and Mrs. Blagg, whose home is on the mountain east of Monterey, went to Philadelphia in October to spend the winter with their daughter, their youngest child and only son, Marvin Blagg, also making his home in that city. Deceased was a native and lifelong resident of Highland, born approximately ,74 years ago ni the Doe Hill section of the county, where he has one surviving sister and a large family connection. He was one of Highland’s very few Confederate veterans, his record being ’64-5, Co. A., 62nd. Surviving him are a wife and several children, two already mentioned, and the others are Mrs. C. P. Waybright, of Monterey, Mrs. Will Cobb, of Strait Creek, Mrs. Pearl Waybright, of C...
RED CROSS ROLL CALL [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
RED CROSS ROLL CALL Frank McNulty—G. E. Swecker, Mrs. G. E. Swecker. Miss Laura Jones—Willie D. Hiner, Mrs. A. I. Waddell, Miss Martha Eagle, Mrs. W. D. Hiner, Mrs. Martha Hoover, Mrs. M. J. Eagle, Mrs. Ya.Donovan, Miss Lena Hiner, Forest Hoover, Warren Wooddell, Miss Caroline W. Hess, Sol. —Miss Lelia Burns, A. R. Hiner, Mrs. E. A. McNulty, W. A. Graham, Mrs. A. A. Alexander, Miss Bonnie Alexander, Miss Minnie Rodgers. Rev. H. W. Lindamood, Dr. B. T. Swecker, R. L. Waybright, Miss Morris, R L. Waybright, A. Lee Wimer. We are in receipt of a letter from E. K. Rexrode, who recently went from Crabbottom to the sunny South, landing at Crooked Lake, Fla. JanlW A. Bussard, former Highlander, was one of the first persons he saw on landing there, and he says Mr. Bussard and family “are well and doing well—living in a land of plenty.” He has seen and is enjoying all sorts of tropical fruits and vegetables, the weather being about as warm as our best days last summer.
Mamed [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Mamed On Wednesday, Jan, 5, 1921, at the Methodist parsonage, Monterey, Rev. R. D. McNeer officiating, Joseph Rexrode, of Strait Creek and Miss Gladys Viola Eye. Mr. Rexrode is a well-known farmer of his section of the county, and the bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Eye who live on Lower Strait Creek.
Relic of Slavery Passes [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Relic of Slavery Passes Charley Beard, one of the last relics of slave days in Highland, died at his home one mile east of Monterey last Friday evening, death being due to ola age and paralysis. Uncle Charlie was one among the last of the ex-slave of this section, having belonged to the Given family. He had no record of his birth and but little idea as to age. In approximateing his age he said that, when “Black Sam” was hanged for the murder of Sheridan, he was large enough to ride to town behind, his mother, held on to her skirts as she threaded her way through the throng of people, and remembered distinctly witnessing the execution, which took place in 1856 near the present residence of J. Lee Hiner. tlwing to his previous seclusion and rural environments, Charley doubtless felt “small of his age” in that big c. r °wd&gt; a nd was probably 14 or 15 yeai’6 old. According to this reck oning he was about 80 or 81 at the time of h'f® death, a presumption borne out by his feebl...
DOE HOI [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
DOE HOI Jan. 10.—Mrs. Abner Blags died Jan. 4, 1921, after an Illness of ten days from heart trouble and other complications. She realized that the end was not far distant, and gave mstrutions as to her burial and bade her husband and children good bye, then lapsed into unconsciousness at short intervals. She was a member of the Methodist Church, having been converted at the age of fourteen years, under the min-, istry of Rev. M. P. Weikle, and was a regular attendant at Sunday school and church until the cares of a family prevented. She loved her church, and was always ready and williing to do any work assigned her. She was a devoted wife and moth er, and was very careful in the training of her children. Deceased was a daughter of the late A. E. and Margaret Wilson, and was married to Abner J. Blagg Dec. 29, 1909, She leaves beside her husband,, five children living, the youngest an infant two old. The oldest dying in infancy. Funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. S. ...
DEFECT IN EXISTING MAPS That They Are Not Drawn to Uniform Scale la Felt to Be an Educational Handicap. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
DEFECT IN EXISTING MAPS That They Are Not Drawn to Uniform Scale la Felt to Be an Educational Handicap. It has long been the dream of geographers to make a series of maps of the world on a uniform scale. Indeed, It Is considered unfortunate for school children that the geographies do not show all countries by maps On a single, uniform scale, for unless a student observes very carefully the figures showing the scale of each map or the figures showing the area of the country mapped he is likely to get tbe impression that certain distant lands, which are generally mapped on a small scale, are smaller than those with which he is most familiar. Take Australia, for example: The maps in the geographies now used in most of our schools show it on a small scale — about one-third gs large as that used for the map of the United States; yet Australia is, in fact, nearly as large as the United States*—only about onefortieth (2% per cent) smaller. China is generally shown smaller In area than the ...
Enhanced in Value. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Enhanced in Value. “This traffic policeman says you were going fifty miles an hour.” “Judge,” said the motorist, "I can hardly believe it, but would you object if I asked the officer to put that statement in writing and give me a duplicate copy?” “What for?” “As soon as I pay my fine I’m going out and try to sell that little old bus.” —Birmingham Age-Herald.
Hrs. Hanlet Ryder Dead [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Hrs. Hanlet Ryder Dead Just before to press we learn of the death 03 Mrs. Harriet Ryder, who made her home with her nephew Edward Hiner, north of town. The funeral will take place from the Methodist church today—Friday —probably at 11 o'clock. An appropriate sketch of her life will be given next week.
Resolutions [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Resolutions Whereas: Our Heavenly Father in his wise providence has sent his messenger and taken from our Sunday school Laura Ralston, to be added to the countless throng of children in the mansion above. Resolved. —I, That while we as a Sunday school lament the loss of our little Laura, we nevertheless bow with saddened hearts to the will of our Heavenly Father, who never willingly grieves or afflcts his children. 11. That, we extend to Mr. and Mrs. Ralston, our sincere sympathy and assure them that we share their loss and pray for them in this hour of bereavement. 111. That, as the Good Shepherd has taken this little lamb to his fold, where there is no sickness, no tears, no sorrow, we will try to follow. IV. That these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of our school a copy sent to the Recorder for publication and a copy to the family. Respectfully summitted, Mrs. M. W. Jones, Mrs. Martha J. Sterrett, Mrs Kate Hlcklin, W. H. Lunsford
Attention [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Attention A very useful, household necessity that has already proved that they last a life time, and are needed at all seasons of the year, and as long as we need any thing is the Armlock Folding Bed Spring, which you can now have shipped by parcel post to any address. Postage prepaid at following prices; 1 full set, complete with side strips amd nails ready to be put on the slats ss.ss, per set; three-fourth set for single bed $4.20; half set for lounge $2.80, If you so desire I will ship C. 0. D.. postage paid. * Thanking the public very much for the very liberal patronage given me during the last 25 years and soliciting your future orders for springs this spring. Can also be obtained at the same price from V. B. Bishop, Monterey, Vtv, W. G. Hull, Hightown Va., Newman and Mullenax, Crabbot ton, Va. W. H. Swadloy, McDowell, Va. Yours truly, • J- P. HISS &amp; CO. X. Makers and Dealers, Arm Lock Folding Bed Springs, Hightown Va.
DREW CHARACTER FROM LIFE Thackeray's "Beatrice” Said tv Hava Besn Modeled on Carw of FUf* 11pate Dudhm, [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
DREW CHARACTER FROM LIFE Thackeray's "Beatrice” Said tv Hava Besn Modeled on Carw of FUf* 11pate Dudhm, One of the few faminine characters of Thackeray thaQt was not declared insipid by was bis -Beatrice. She was drawn ’-from real life, and the original was tin: daughter erf OoL Thomas Chndleigh, afterward to become Elizabeth, duchess of Kingston. She married Augustus Hervey, earl of Bristol, after setting all London by the ears with her beauty, spirit and pranks. He was a member of the naval forces, and shortly after their secret wedding: was called to sea, and when ha returned found his wife the reigning beauty of the court and head over heals in heif a dozen affairs, the one with the dubs of Kingston being so notorious that even the street gamins knew of it. She managed to bring a suit for a jactitation, and her husband was subject to heavy penalties should he day she was his wlfa. She then married the duke. Her great beauty was a storm signal wherever she went in London and Pari...
AT REST [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
AT REST The body of Arthur R. Gum, familiarly and affectionately known as “Dutch,” reached Monterey and was laid to rest in the home cemetery on Saturday last. Mr. Gum was a son of R. Lee and the late Mrs. Ruby Gum, and prior to his call to service in the world war spent some time in Monterey, where he was well known and highly respected. His death, due to pneumonia, occurred in February, 1919, while with the A. E. F. in France. It is a rather remarkable coincidence that one or two of the boys who went with him to Camp Lee, sailed with him to France and haw him burled there, were present on Saturday to take part in- the last sad rites in their native county. The funeral took place at 2 p. m. and was largely attended. About 35 of his comrades were present, marched to the home, and precednig the hearse, bore the floral offering and led the long procession to the cemetery. Rev. L. M. Moffett, of McDowell, conducted the service at the grave, assisted by Rev. R. D. McNeer, the service, a...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
CHURCH SERVICES Monterey Circuit Sunday, Jan. 16 Preaching at Hightown, 11 a. m.; Trinity, 3 p. m,; and Monterey, 7:30 P- ni, Rembert D. McNeer Preaching services—First Sunday, Union Chapel 11 a. m. ;M. E. Parsonage, 7 p. m. Second Sunday, Wesley 11 a. m.; Seig, 3 p. m.; Trinity, 7 p. m. Third Sunday, Asbury, 11 a. m; Thorny Bottom, 3 pm. Fourth Sunday, Green Hill, 11; Fairview, 3:30. Fifth Sunday, Wesley, 11; Seig, 3; Trinity 7. Green Hill Ladies Aid meets third Thursday of each month. Second quarterly meeting. Fairview, Feb. 11 and 12. Geo. W. Thumm BUSINESS LOCALS Advertisements under this head at he following rate: 25 words or less 25c each insertion. Each additional word at one cent per word each inFigures and initials count as words. Cash MUST accompany order. FOUND—On the streets of Monterey a gold bracelet. Owner can have same by proving and by paying for this notice. SALESMAN WANTED—to solicit orders for lubricating oils, greases and paints. Salary or Commission. Address Th...