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WAS OUT TO SAVE MONEY Mrs. Newbride Had It All Figured, tc Her Own Satisfaction, at Any Rate. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
WAS OUT TO SAVE MONEY Mrs. Newbride Had It All Figured, tc Her Own Satisfaction, at Any Rate. "Yes, it does, as you say, give rather an air to the flat,” agreed the almost new husband. His wife had seated herself on the arm of his chair surveying their latest acquisition, the baby grand piano, which filled threefourths of the living room. “And now if we only had one of those nifty one-arm floor lamps,” mused the almost new husband’s bride. “Why, Bettina, it was only yesterday that you argued the piano would finish the room without buying another thing,” protested the almost new husband. “That was one of the arguments you used to wheedle me into buying!” “Well, of course, it saves us buying a luscious blue plush bed-davenport. &gt;r a graceful chaise longue or a library table,” she defended. “There simpiy isn’t room in this apartment for mivh besides the piano. It really is an economy in the end. But a lamp Is different. You know that a grand &gt;jlano is not complete...
House of 1,000 Rooms. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
House of 1,000 Rooms. A maze which forms a happy hunting ground for robbers, is the house formerly occupied by the ministry of w r ar in Vienna, says a correspondent. The great size of the thousand roomed house evidently attracts the attention of thieves and the military and police seem unable to keep them out. Ornaments, pictures, typewriters, everything and anything, even to the door knobs and knockers are constantly being carried away. When a thief, in the course of his wanderings, meets anyone, he simply pretends to have come on business, and-goes on until he comes to an unoccupied room, there he quickly gathers together anything he can lay his hands on, and departs. In many cases the robbers have an accomplice in the street to whom articles are thrown from the window,
Cream-Colored Moles. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Cream-Colored Moles. It is rather curious to find dead moles lying about dykesldes when mole-fur prices are so high, writes a correspondent from Scotland. I crossed a field' and at the exit I counted no fewer than 22 moles in a heap. These had evidently been thrown there by a local trapper as useless lumber. More curious still, I came on what may be called the unique in moles, A gardener had trapped four of these rodents of a decided cream color. No portion of the bodies gave signs of normal coloring. The gardener said he surmised there were more on his premises, but he had failed to catch them at the date he exhibited the four referred to.
Continental Camp Rediscovered. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Continental Camp Rediscovered. “Connecticut Village,” one of the camps of Washington’s soldiers in the Hudson highlands, the site of which has long been unknown, has been rediscovered by members of the New York Historical society. The unearthing of a bayonet blade, a grapeshot, buttons of the Continental Jnfantry and artillery, bullets, gunflints and other military relics, togther with topographical characteristics that tally accurately with records in Continental documents, have placed the camp on the farm of James Smith, about a mile and a half from Cold Spring village.
Cow Gives 42 Tons of Milk. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Cow Gives 42 Tons of Milk. A British Friesian cow, owned by an English farmer, gave more than 2,000 gallons of milk during 1919, and promises to repeat the performance this year. In the two years her output of milk amounted to considerably more than 4,000 gallons and weighs more than 18 tons. In less than six years Moss Rose has had seven calves and given more than 42 tons of milk.
LET EYESJECIDE Wise Advice for Those Contemplating Matrimony. The Dreamer Needs a Brown>-Eyed Mate; Practical Person Should Choose Blue or Gray. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
LET EYESJECIDE Wise Advice for Those Contemplating Matrimony. The Dreamer Needs a Brown&gt;-Eyed Mate; Practical Person Should Choose Blue or Gray. Who make better mates, persons with brown eyes or persons with blue? Although no hard-and-fast rule can be laid down, those with brown eyes are more steadfast and faithful. Naturalists say that dogs or horses with deep brown eyes are gentler than those with the grayish tint. This applies equally to human beings. Brown eyes mean gentleness. The secret of married life is tolerance, which is another word for gentleness. It must not be imagined that men or women with gray or blue eyes are necessarily intolerant. But, generally speaking, character can be told from eyes. A man with wistful brown eyes probably will be a dreamer. Suppose he marries blue eyes—that indicate individualism and often egotism—after a while blue eyes will tire of brown eyes. Gentleness and dreaminess will be mistaken for weakness, and blue or gray eyes usually ...
System of Checks and Balances [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
System of Checks and Balances According to the Export Trade and Exporters’ Review, this is the way they cash a check in Greece: The check is presented to the teller. Indorsement is made in his presence. He makes out several copies of receipts for the amount, which receive payee’s signature. A bronze disk bearing a number is then presented to the payee, who waits his turn. The writing on the check Is now compared with the filed signature. If the check is on another bank this bank is called by telephone or a messenger sent and the check verified. The check next goes to the bookkeeper, where the depositor’s balance is brought forward and records made. An auditor is called and checks all proceedings as they are made. The customer’s number is then called and the customer presents his disc, identifies the check, verifies his signature on the receipts, and receives the cash. They fear the Greeks bearing chfecks.—Commerce and Finance.
Protest Against Burial at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Protest Against Burial at Sea. The population of Saigon was greatly stirred some time ago on learning that the body of a young English woman who died aboard a steamer of the Messageries Maritimes was consigned to the sea despite the protests, entreaties and proffered compensation of her husband, who sought to have the body retained until the first port was reached. A petition was addressed to the governor of Cochin China, setting forth that burial at sea is a practice which originated in the period of sailing vessels when ships might remain becalmed for days, but, that it is no longer justified now that voyages are much shorter and ocean travel Ims reached as great importance as traveling on land.
New Source of Vanilla Extract [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
New Source of Vanilla Extract According to experiments recently performed In London, the island of Jamaica may become a new source of supply for vanilla flavoring extract. It has been found that the leaves of the wild pimento tree which grows on the island yield a high percentage of eugenol, from which vanilla, or crude vanilla, may be obtained, says Popular Mechanics Magazine. The discovery is valuable economically as well as commercially, inasmuch as Isoeugenol, the half-way product between eugenol and vanillin, may be nlade by jacrel^ - fermenting the pimento-,! eaves.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
NOTICE The Monterey Mutual Switch board committee will meet in Montere: Saturday Feb. 5, 1921, for the pm pose of electing officers, and consic ering bids for the operating of the switch board for the ensuing year. Bids will be received up to 12 o’clock on the above date. A fijll attendance of Committee is neceesa The right to reject any or all bids reserved. Genera! Mgr.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
HE WILL NEVER SEE HIS SHADOW IF Ht SEtS SHADOW ME WILL &lt;5O BACK AH’ —STM IN ANOTHER ft i—n s\* WEENS l /5S ST -V r &lt;is ssc^ V-- $ VSv. MSS BOS' /2 W .mao* G#&gt; u 7^ n LA =s&gt; 4a^r s}M^ K Pains j Were Terrific V n ■ Read how Mrs. Albert Gregory, of R. F. D. No. 1, Biuford, 111., got rid of her ills. “During ... 1 was awfully weak . . . My pains were terrific. I thought I would die. The beanng-down pains were actually so severe 1 could not stand the pressure of my hands on the lower HJM R Fart of my stomach i simply felt as if life was for but a short time. My husband was worried . .. One evening, while reading the Birthday Almanac, he came across a case similar lo mine, and went straight for some Cardui for me to try. TAKE CARD The Woman’s Tonic “I took it faithfully and the results were immediate,” adds Mrs. Gregory. “I continued to get better. all my ills left me, and I went through . . . with no further trouble. My baby was fat and strong,...
LOCAL INEWB Brief News Notes—People at Home and Abroad. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
LOCAL INEWB Brief News Notes—People at Home and Abroad. Highland Recorder MONTEREY FRIDAY JAN. 28 1921 Chas. A. Anderson left Tuesday for Augusta where he will help with the road work. Mrs. J. R. Gillespie is numbered with the sick this week. A leading designer, in announcing spring styles, promises to adhere to a popular American policy—the freedom of the sees. Dr. A. A. Bird, who came to Monterey two weeks ago, has been joined by Mrs. Bird, and they expect to spend the winter here. There have been a few cases of ion (ilitis in the town recently, but no .ew cases reported this week. ■Mrs. Rooert Stenett, her little son puglas, and motner, Mrs. C. i&gt;. Jones lent out to Staunton on tn« I'ailm ’.itf- Tuesday .1 in s ng J. L. Miner spent several days with is sons, Clide and Dewey, near Craigsville, going out latter part of last week. Misses Annie Bell Johnston and Mildred Lee Herold, of Spruce street have been on the sick list. Berlin Gutshall formerly of Highland, now in bu...
Attention [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Attention |H A very useful, household necessity |Hthat Jias already proved that they a life time, and are needed at all of the year, and as long as we «eed any thing is the Armlock Fold-, Bed Spring, which you can now igHive shipped by parcel post to any Postage prepaid at followprices: 1 full set, complete side strips and nails ready to gwHput on the slats for only $5.55, ngH set; three-fourth set for single $4.20; half set for lounge $2.80. so desire I will ship C. CX D., - mßage paid. ":^L ft nking the public very much very liberal patronage given g the fast 2 5 years and so- &gt;■ haute orders for springs .B Can also be obtained Kt price from V. B. Bishop, ■ w - &lt;*• Hull. High!own m and oy. McDowell, Va. Yours truly, J. P. HISE &amp; CO. SfflBHHro@*lakers and Driers. Arm . '■ 1 Sm i; MiHightown
Mrs. Harding Gum. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Mrs. Harding Gum. A very sad death wtas that of Mrs. Harding Gum, which occurred at Lone Fountain, her home, on Friday. She is well remembered as a native and former resident of Highland, being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David, Palmer, her mother’s second husband being the late Jacob G. Havener* of Hightown. Until recent years Mr. and Mrs. Gum lived south of Hightown on the farm now owned by the Jacob Wimer hell's, and deceased lias many friends both there and throughout the county who regret to hear of her death. She leaves a husband and large family of children, one of them a babe Misses Bessie and Mary Gum, sisters of Mr. Gum, attended the funeral held at Churchville on Sunday.
TRIMBLE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
TRIMBLE Jan. .23.—Rev. P. E. Ginger, of Warm Springs pheached at Wesley Chapel Sunday at 11 a. m. and was the guest of Mrs. S. H. Terry’s family Fay and Guy Bussard, of Big Valley, spent Saturday night and Sunday with their aunt. Mrs. Orvie Gutshall. Miss Myrtle Lamb was the guest Sunday of Miss Lottie Gutshall. A. J. Terry and [Robert Griffin each lost a cow recently. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Waggy, Russell Waggy and sister, [Miss Mary, Forest Hiner, A. J. Terry, W. W. Terry and daughter. Miss Eva, W. T, Gutshall and son drive, aJI of Dry Branch were in Monterey Sisturday. Miss Priscilla Lamh Sundayed with Miss Eva Terry. Mrs. Holmes Stephenson is number ed with the sick. Miss Annie Gillespie has been nurs'ing her. The Dry Br. inch school is progress ing very nicely under the management of Stuart.; K. Dickson. Mr. and Mis, Ollie Kelley and daughter. Miss Lydia, went to the Springs Saturday to see Mrs, Kelley’s father, who is very ill. Eld. Jas. W. Gardrner preached at Victory Chapel Sund ...
Party for ; Little Folks [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 28 January 1921
Party for ; Little Folks Mrs. C. B. Fox entertained a number of litle folks at her home on Main street, Tusday a' cternoon in honor of her daughter, lit tie Miss Hilda Hart’s fifth birthday. The time va s spent by playing games. Ice cn iam and cakes were served by the hostess, assisted by Misses Mary M arget Slaven and Virginia Patterso? a.