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Bank Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Bank Meeting An adjourned meeting of the directors of the First National Bank was held in the directors room Tuesday last, the followng directors being present: A. H.Jones, E. A. McNul ty, Lloyd Sullenberger, H. M. Slaven, J. C. Matheny, J. A. Whitelaw, J. Ed Arbogast, C. W. Trimble, D. G. Ruckman, J C Matheny offered his resignation which was reluctantly accepted. H. M. Slaven was elected president, A. H. Jones, Vice-President, A P. Gum, cashier and Miss Elsie Hamilton book-keeper.
Youthful Criminals [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Youthful Criminals Youth seems to be showing unusual precocity. We have heard of a marvelous chess expert, not out. of childhood, of boys of tender age displaying learning that would be distinction for adults, of youthful musical prodigies, but these are not all Youth is as precocious in crime as in other lines. When the perpetrators of a darng offense against the law are detected it is not unusual to discover that they are mere boys. In kill ing of two detectives in a hold-up in Toledo one of the bandits who was caught is only 20 years of age and he is much more mature than others who have engaged in like occupations. In fact it is believed that a large percentage of crimes are commited by the youthful. In Paris it was found that the leader of a gang that had engaged in many daring burglaries was but 11 years of age. It is possible that the extreme youth of the gang may have been the best protection of the members from discovery, When a particularly nervy robbery takes place it is ...
FOR SALE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
FOR SALE I will sell privately my place one mile south of McDowell, Ya.,, in, sight of church, school and mill. .Good 7 room house all necessary outbuildings, good orchard and garden, also timber for fire wood. Place contains 17 acres land. Will make the price right if sold by March Ist. 2 R. L. SHUMATE
This to Parents [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
This to Parents No one will deny that moat par* enta are blind to -many of the imperfections of ther children, and it is ©qually true that others see more of their questionable behavior, because in the presence of well-mean-ing parents their children learn to “toe the mark,” more or less. In a town where but few families have a curfew law for the children the authorities should adopt one for the whole town, and Monterey is sadly in need of such a regulation. Complaint is made by several citizens that small boys are n the habit of throwing stones on porches and against houses and doors, and at an hour when they should be at home either in bed or enjoyng the safeguar ds of the parental. We have heard no names mentioned by those making complaint. Most likely they do not know whose boys they are; nobody knows—cetainly not the parents themselves—and that is the sad part of it! If they knew it or even suspicioned it they would not only disapprove but take steps to prevent it. It is not sa...
HONOR LIST [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
HONOR LIST NEW—W. C. Waybright, Churchvilie; A J. Simmons,Soldiers Home; M. A. Waybright, Mt Solen; Mrs. Kenny Sinett, Hightown J. W. Pullin Unionville Va. RENEWALS—Frank Pullin, McDowell; Ambrose Rexrode, Doe Hill; Ira Matheny, Bartow; W. C. Rexrode W. W. Samples, Monterey Rt 1; W. N. Bussard, Bolar; Harry Bird, Mill Gap; J. H. Bishop. Chicago; W. D. Eye, Jake Kramer, Hightown; R. B, Slaven, Marlinton; C. M. Rexrode, Headwaters; Dr. H. S. Fleisher, Fall ing Springs, W. Va. Mrs. Jas Moomaw Norman Okla.; Chas. Peterson Char, lottesville.
TRIMBLE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
TRIMBLE Jan. 31—-Rev. Geo. W. Thumm preacher at Wesley Chapel Sunday at 11 o’clock. Mr. and Mrs Hollie Gutshall and two children, of Back Creek, were guests Saturday night and Sunday of relatives on Dry Run. Butis Bussard, of Big Valley, was the Sunday guest of his sister, Mrs. Orvie Gutshall. Rev, Mr. Thumm was the guest Saturday night of Henry Harri’s family. ■ There was singing at Wesley Chapel Saturday night. Misses Mary Waggy and Eva Terry were guests Sunday of Misses Myrtle and Priscilla Lamb. J. M. Carson of the Monterey Stock Farm, killed two eagles last week, one measuring seven feet from tip to tip of wing. Mr. and Mrs. Allie Gardner spent Sunday night with the letter’s parents on their way to Warm Spring to visit Mrs. Gardner’s brother, Fred Lamb. There has been right much sickness n our community, some who are sick are Tobias McClintic and his mother, David Hlner and Mrs. Geo. Lamb. ' Gdeon Stalnaker had the misfortune of cutting a right ugly gash in his leg last week. M...
Vacation Appointments by Judge Holt [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Vacation Appointments by Judge Holt A .vacation order was received tj the Clerk last week fr n» Judge Hen ry w. Holt, which rm.oJV.ints L. M. McClung, Capt. S. A. Gilmore and F M. Trimo's as mem Tiers of the pen rden Board cf Highland He also reappointed H. 11. Seybert, Joseph Hin er and D. O. Bird as members of the P.rd of Hi C Ulghltau. And H*» appointed l&gt;, « « r&gt;T and Jas A. II.! tr as ju*y Commissioner* in pTf.ee of tn» r»*««*nr b at»« fh»*y wo directed to appear before the Clerk and qualify as such and are requested not to put on the list for this year, any jurors that are on the last years list.
Private Sale of Blacksmith Tools [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Private Sale of Blacksmith Tools Consisting of blower, anvil, bonder, shrinker, vise tongs, wrenches, drill mandrill and alot of thngs not mentioned. Everything will be sold for cash. The tools will be sold as a whole or separately. All who owe me please call and settle between now and Feb. 15 as I am going to sell for cash or produce from now on. Sugar $lO,OO per hundred cash. C. G. Ralston
Home Burned [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Home Burned The reeideitce of Mrs, Wilson Ryder, north, of Meadow-Dale, was destroyed by fire last Friday morning. The blase orlgonated from the stove-pipe in the roof of the kitchen, and that portion of the home was nearly consumed before the fire was discovered. Mrs. Ryder, since the death of her husband some two years ago, has occupied the old home, having a neighbor boy as helper and compn--1 m and both were absent when the house caught fire I tactically evei-yth’ng in the house win burned. There was no insurance.
VALLEY CENTER [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
VALLEY CENTER C. T. Bird has returned from the hospital much improved. Prof. Payne and Misses Katherine and Lucie Campbell from M. H. S. were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs W. P. Campbell. Little Miss Connie Gilmore has returned to Churchville, where she la attending school. Miss Edna Campbell spent the week-end at home. After spending several weeks in Richmond visiting friends, Mrs. Mawhlnney anr children have returned to the manse. Miss Bessie Cleek spent the weekend with her grandmother at Bolar. Max Puffenberger who had the mis fortune to get his collarbone broken is getting better. Sullie B. Rexrode is building a new garage. Capt. S. A. Gilmore is on the sick list. Rev. R. D. McNeer preached an excellent sermon at Beulah church Sunday night. • X
McKENDREE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
McKENDREE Jan, 31—The weather man has been giving us some changeable, but fine weather for winter months. Wonder if the "ground hog" will see his shadow. Martin Siron and famly after visit ing a few weeks with relatives here left last Friday for White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., to spend sometime. Mrs. J. M. Siron and Miss Eliza Botkin spent one day last week with Mr. and Mrs. J, T. Hogsette. Rev. S. R. Snead filled his regular appointment at McKendree Sunday, and preached an excellent sermon. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Michael and little son, Norman, were Sunday visitors at Addison Crummett. Little Miss Charlotte Bradshaw, of McDowell, spent the week-end with Miss Janet Siron. Among those on the sick list are Master Melvin and George Armstrong the former suffering with tonsilitis and the latter with pleurisy, also Jno Hammer who has been right sick for some time does not seem to improve any. Nervy Nat
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Do you know why it's toasted To teal In the delicious Burley tobaooo flavor. LUCKY STRIKE CIGARETTE THE UNIVERSAL CAR ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. Edsel B. Ford, President of the Ford Motor Company, gives out the following statement: “The price of FORDSON Tractor has been reduced from $790.00 to $625.00, effective immediately. The price change has been mad e possible through lower costs of materials and the fact that we are now located in our new Tractor Plant with greatly increased economic manufacturing facilities n immediate connection with our foundry and machine shops and large blast furnaces where iron is poured directly from the ore, giving ns mapim efficiency with the power to reduce cost of production, and down comes the price in line with our policy to market our products at the lowest possible figure without in any way affecting our high standard of quality. _ “We are particularly pleased in being able to brtlg about this big reduction in price at this time because the farmer needs a...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
CHURCH SEI Monterey Cir Sunday, February 6 at Seybert Chapel, 11 A town, 3 P. M.; at Mont Rembi Second quarterly me' 12 and 13. Preaching segger Saturday even! Sunday morning at 11. Geo, \ BUSINESS L 0( Advertisements unde he following rate: 25 25c each insertion. Ei word at one cent per ■ Figures and initials co Cash MUST accompany FOR SALE—Pure Plymouth Rock Cocker $2.00. Mrs M. J. E 3t Do« NOTICE—Pay Ira brick taken from Crab Odist church at once am
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
SHON: LEE M. RUSSELL, ■Governor of the State of Mississippi, says. ■ “THE United States is going thru the ■ most extravigant period of its hisiS tory. People of all classes are go--81 ing wild with extravagance. ■ “OF all times in our history this is the opportunity to learn how to buy less and save more by deposits in banks, investments in securities, and the entire overhauling of our business system.” ■ This bank will help yon to save by adding 4 per cent interest, subject to usual regulation. H ■ 0 The First National Bank “Teach Your Dollars to Have More Cents.” IiIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII A SPECIAL SALE OF LADIES SUITS FOR lO DAYS ONLY i They are all wool, beautiful silk lined, plain and fur trimmed, and sold orginally from 40 00 to 60.00 Nevsr be as cheap again $19.75 PALAIS ROYAL The House of Fashion.”
“LION” AT LITERARY FEAST How Great Historian of Civilization Squelched the Jackals Who Had Imagined Him Discomfited. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
“LION” AT LITERARY FEAST How Great Historian of Civilization Squelched the Jackals Who Had Imagined Him Discomfited. Lyulph Stanley was an Englishman of whom Lowell said that he “knew three times as many facts as any young man whatever had any business to know,” He had but one rival in that line; Palgrave, who compiled the “Golden Treasury.” Much interest sprang up among their friends when the two went off on a trip together. “It’s an even chance which will return alive,” said one man, solemnly. When they did come back, Palgrave was pale, emaciated, silent; but Stanley, it seemed, was unmoved and more all-knowing than ever. One night. Buckle, the author of “The History of Civilization,” was laying down the law on every subject, with a magnificent pomposity that made the table quake. At last he put forth some statement about the burning of a witch, and set the date a century out of the way. Stanley, who was present, had borne some preceding Inaccuracies very well, with only a slight ...
Noises Made by Elephants. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 February 1921
Noises Made by Elephants. The elephant uses both his trunk and his lungs in calling, and he has a large variety of sounds and combinations of sound with which to express himself, writes Charles Mayer in Asia Magazine. When rushing an enemy he trumpets shrilly, when enraged by wounds he grumbles hoarsely from his throat; % he expresses feat ..by. a snnrr, crassy trumpet ana r roar; and pleasure by a continued low squeaking through his trunk. When apprehensive of danger or when attempting to intimidate an enemy, he raps the end of his trunk smartly on the ground and trumpets. The peculiar noise sounds like that produced by the rolling up of a sheet of tin. In a moment of danger, the elephant coils his trunk to protect it from injury. When he is engaged In heavy work, such as piling lumber, he may use his trunk to balance the load he Is carrying on his tusks, but never to bear part of the burden. If an unharnessed elephant must pull a rope, he holds it in his moutji, taking good care t...