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OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
OBITUARY George Washington Taylor was born at Dayton Virginia, May 23 18 42, died at Dennis Kansas, May 24, 1921, age 79 years 1 day. Removed from Hoghland Co. to Kansas in 1892 and resided in Labelle Co. until his death. Funeral services were held in the United Brethern church at Dennis cf which church brother Taylor was a member for many years. Six of his eight children wre present and his brother,So!omon Taylor, and family also a large number of relatives and friends. Interment was in the beautiful Ook Wood ceraetary at Parsons. X
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
The following patrons from a distance were present to witness the closing exercises of the school Tuesday night: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hiner, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Puffenberger, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wiley, Mrs. J. A. Wagner, Mrs. T. S. Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cleek, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. MjcGuffin, Mr. Tobias McClintic, Mrs. W. P. Campbell, Mrs A. J. Terry, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Beverage.
AUTO THIEVES NABBED [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
AUTO THIEVES NABBED Thanks to the network of telephone throughout the mountains and to the efficiency of our long distance line, three men who had stolen, or at least were in posession of a stolen car, were apprehended Saturday night as they were crossing Middle Mountain West of High tow n and were safely lodged in jail. They gave their names as John Baker, of Wheeling, W. Va.,Carl Vail of Denver, Colo, and Joe Riley, of Bridgeport, Ohio. In,point of age they appeared to range from 25 to 30 years and were comfortably and decently dressed. A clue was obtained by long distance message received by Mr. Shumate in the afternoon of Sat., and the plan of the officers here was to' nub them as they came through. They kept in touch with the phone office at High town but they failed to reach there un time and it proved they were ioiterin on the mountain, probably un til night. Mean lime Edward Freeman the Bartow mail man who had passed j the machine and knew of the circum (Stances came to town...
Aged Colored Woman Dies [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Aged Colored Woman Dies Aunt Sophia McNeel, an aged colored woman, died Monday night at the home of her daughter, Maria Daugherty, east of Monterey. She was paralyzed on Sunday and never regained consciousness. She was in her 85th year, and was one among the few ex-slaves of the county. In ante-bellum days she belonged to Edward Stuart, of the BullPasture valley. She had made her home with her daughter here for several years. Aunt Sophia was respect ml by all who knew her, being one cf the rare old “ black mammies,” a type sc rapidly passing away. Her I ody was taken to the ¥cClang tect cu on Wednesday and buried beside her husband, Adam M: Neel, and tiler relatives.
TRIMBLE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
TRIMBLE TRIMBLE, Va. May, 31—People of the neighborhood gathered Monday and cleared the Hamilton Chapel cem etery. Mr. Crouse of Pocahontas is the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Henry Harris. Mrs. S. H. Terry and son, Frank, went to Dayton Friday leturning Sun day accompanied by her daughter. Miss Hazel and son, Julian. Eld and Mrs. A. A. Miller, of Big Valley were guests of Harvy Waggy Saturday. Mrs. Joannah Grove went Thursday to see Dave Grove who has been ill at Millboro. Earl Carson and Clay Waggy went to Staunton Tuesday. Mr. Sprouse, who has been ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Allic Kelly was taken to the Western State hospital Tuesday. Mrs. Walker Gutshall, and two dill dreu, who have been quite ill are now some better. G. A. Robertson and son, Roy have been on the sick list. Mrs. Malissie Doyle kept house for Mrs. S. H. Terry while she was gone to Dayton. Hiawatha
Death of Child [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Death of Child Viola, the three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Miner, died on Monday evening last after an illness of a few days. Deal'll was due to chol era infanteum. Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock a service was held at tlre home, couduc ted Rev. Jas. Gardner, after which interment took place in the Monterey cemetery.
MCDOWELL [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
MCDOWELL MCDOWELL, May 31—Miss Martha Pitznberger of Staunton, is spend mg some time with her friend, Miss Amelia Williams. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kerold, Mr. Given Bird and Miss Lucile Bird of Valley Center were the guests of Rev Snead. Preston Sipe, of Churchville and Mrs. Waybright, of Crabbottom were married Saturday at the Methodist parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Robt Rivercomb and Miss Donna Jackson of Burnsville, are visiting Mrs. W. H. Swadley. Mrs. Ella Lockridge, of Flood, spent the week-end with Mrs. P. C. Lockridge. Miss Nelle Bryant who spent a week with her parents, left today for Washington. Dr. Mitchell of Staunton made a very interesting address on .the Eau cational movement of the M. E. church on last Wednesday evening.. The next morning he went to New Salem. That afternoon he was a guest at a picnic given at the old Saunders homestead on the Thorn and made a talk at Totten’s Chapel in the evening returning to Staunton on Friday. The McDowell High School has closed its sessio...
SHOPPING SERVICE AT YOUR COMMAND [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
SHOPPING SERVICE AT YOUR COMMAND Make yourself as gay as spring and Summer. When Nature prepares itself for Sring and Summer with fresh rai ment of all bright colors. Follow nat ure and prepare for the coming seas on with new suits, dresses hats, and shoes. Satisfaction guaranteed on all your orders placed with me. Isabel M. Coleman 752 Reservoir St. Baltimore, Md. Will shop with you when in our city.— Phone Madison 324
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
LUCKY rrg CIGARET Ten for 10 cents. Handy size. Dealers carry both. 10 for 10c; 20 for 20c. It’s toasted. W “•gr*"** X* /Sis c/jt&gt;g.re CHURCH SERVICES MONTEREY CIRCUIT First Sunday—Soybort Chapel 11 a. ra.; Wigtown, 3. p.; Monterey 8 p. in. Second Sunday—Monterey, 11 a. in.: Green Hill, 3 p. m. Third Sunday—Wigtown, 11a. ra.; Trinity, 3 p. ra.; Monterey 8 p. m. Fourth Sunday—Rehoboth, 11 a. m. Monterey, 8 p. in. Rembert I). MeNeer Crabbottora Charge—lst Sunday Cent ral 11 A. si.; New Chinch, 3 P. M. 2nd Sunday, Union Chapel 11 A. M.; Central 8 P. M. 3rd Sunday New Church 11 A. M.; Central 8 P. M. 4th Sunday Circleville 11 A. 31.; Dry Run 3 P. 31. Ist quarterly meeting at Central, preaching by P. E. Rev. J.ll.Light May Ist 8 P. M. Busiucs meeting May 2 10 A. M. H. W. Liudimood Shortage of Fruit Predicted. The Slat*agents of the Bureau of Crop Estimates, U. S Department of Agriculture, report that there will be a short fruit crop this year. The short age will ho fairly gene...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
•v r r\ o 0 Qo o o O mt % Every year we pay out in Highland thousands of dollars |x 5: It is the interest at four per cent on the savings of our friends. Il monies back to them, the reward of l hrifty practice and intelligceuc rea soiling. To have you must save. £: £: Start today!! $: TU in i I U . I iViOiiterev Va (35 D* SIC HIM Ts3' rr O ff-Sj «t AT LOWEST COST iN IiISTO IV \I Fisk Tires are adjusted on 6000 miles g g 2 u Honest D c.x i o vVI «• v?y i rro-auct tel For Sale Privately An excellent farm of 250 acres, li'reo miles north of McDowell, V'i.‘ 75 or hv acres ip good sod, 15 acres in h lining laud and rema. idi r in excellent range land; well timbered and watered. On this farm is a good 8 room house practically new, with fine water right | at door and all necessry out buildings consisting of cement cellar, garage &amp; corn crib combined, barn &amp;c. IA nice orchard containing an abun.dance of cherry, appel and peach 'trees; the peach trees all being young ...
ARE THE JAPANESE REALLY EFFICIENT? Not If You Judge Them By Their Telephones, Says Julian Street [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
ARE THE JAPANESE REALLY EFFICIENT? Not If You Judge Them By Their Telephones, Says Julian Street Although the Western World has begun to take for granted that the Japanese have reached an enviable position in the world because of an alleged efficiency in all matters, a close inspection of actual facts shows up the Jap as almost childish. Writing for McClure’s Magazine in an article entitled. “Are the Japanese Efficient?” Julian Street,, noted traveler and writer, gives many instances of stupid Japanese inefficiency, particularly as to telegraphs, telephones and transportation. “Tokyo, with a transportation problem which ought easily to be solved, has utterly inadequate street car service,” says Mr. Street. “The rush hou: there is only saved from being as terrible as the rush hour in New York by the lack of subterranean features. “But it is in all matters having to do with communications that Japanese inefficiency is- most strikingly brought to the notice of strangers. The postal ser...
Yiddish Theater for London. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Yiddish Theater for London. The Jewish population of London, which is about 150,000, Is at last to have for the first time a Yiddish theater in the West end. It is proposed to establish a permanent playhouse for the performance of Yiddish plays in Yiddish, with Jewish actors. There is also a project under consideration for the translation of classic drama and the best contemporary plays into Yiddish for performance in the new theater. The best musical comedies will also be adapted to performance there. Jewish actors from many parts of the world have signified willingness to go to London professionally. One of the promised features is a repertoire of 50 different plays to be produced on 50 successive nights.
Light Railways in New Zealand [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Light Railways in New Zealand The minister of public works announced in his annual statement to parliament that the proposal to construct privately owned light railway lines in different parts of the Dominion to connect un rural sections with the government main trunk line would be encouraged and efforts made to push the project. The construction of these lines will call for a large amount of material as well as construction machinery and rolling stock. —Scientific American.
LOST OUT BY SMALL MARGIN Daring Adventurer Flayed fer Million* and Almost Succeeded in Dishonest Venture. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
LOST OUT BY SMALL MARGIN Daring Adventurer Flayed fer Million* and Almost Succeeded in Dishonest Venture. A remarkable rogue, at a time when the competition for that distinction is keen, was arrested recently. By name Surran, before the war he kept a small shop, eking out ids legitimate profits by receiving stolen goods. This stage of his life ended in a blaze and lie was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment for burning down his place of business to get the insurance money. Since the war he has become the most expert of all the bandits who prey on the immense dumps left behind by the American and British, and by perseverance lie got together a large sura. Last August lie tried a higher flight. Well dressed and suave, lie presented himself at a certain dump in France and bought the whole place, the sura demanded being £l,000,000 at the present rate of exchange. To arrive at tills end without actually paying a penny to the government he had to distribute £lO,000 iii bribes and tips...
ADRIAN ONLY ENGLISH POPE Is Said to Have Been Elevated to High Office Contrary to His Own inclinations. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
ADRIAN ONLY ENGLISH POPE Is Said to Have Been Elevated to High Office Contrary to His Own inclinations. Pope Adrian IV was by birth an Englishman, and the only one of that nation who ever occupied the papal throne. He was a native of Langley, in Hertfordshire. He was born before A. D. 1100. His real name was Nicholas Breakspear. He is said to have left England as a beggar, and to have become a servant as lay brother in a monastery near Avignon, in France, where he studied with such diligence that in 1137 he was elected abbot. His merits soon became known to Pope 111, who made him cardinalbishop of Albia in 1146, and sent him two years later as his legate to Denmark and Norway, where he converted many Inhabitants to Christianity. Soon after his return to Rome, Nicholas was unanimously chosen pope against his own Inclination, in November, 1154, Henry II of England, on hearing of his election, sent the abbot of St. Albans and three bishops to Rome with his congratulations.
Must Keep on “Making Good.” [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Must Keep on “Making Good.” Life is an everlasting struggle. Nothing but the keenest attention to its great problems will bring lasting success. There are many that gain temporary attention and they think they have made a name for themselves. The fact is there are thousands of others with just as much head striving for a place in the sun. They are watching every loophole for an opportunity. Often the fellow who starts right with a small lead can achieve almost anything he sets out Jo. So folks have learned to take advantage of everything that turns up or that they can turn up. That means you are never’safe in resting on past laurels. It’s a case of making good eternally or falling dow r u before you have finished your course.
Air Mail Stamps [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Air Mail Stamps Over forty varieties of specially designed postage stamps for air mails have already been published, much to the joy of the philatelists. Italy has the credit for the first air stamp which was issued by the Italian postal authorities as long ago as 1917. The United States, Canada, Newfoundland, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, Esthonla, Colombia and the Belgian Congo have all considered it desirable to Issue special stamps to their peoples. Tunis has even produced a second contribution. Needless to mention, Germany and Hungary were early in the field, rightly considering it an excellent means of educating the public In the practical side of aviation.