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We Are Becoming Sane Again [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
We Are Becoming Sane Again “I have worked 12 hours a day for more than 50 years.” said Webster, the great American statesman. ‘‘Work,- work, work; that is the main thing,” said Lincoln. There is more happiness in work than anything else. Many of us who drudge, drudge away year after year will feel like disputing that state ment offhand. But if they will reflect a bit, and consider just how they would feel if they had absolutely nothing to do, there are few of them that will not say that without work they would be lost. Even the Bolsheikvi believe in work, only they don’t understand human nature. For some years there has been more or less aversion to work. Not that humans in the mass don’t want to work. But our minds have been fill ed since 1914 with all sorts of half crazy thoughts and notions that have made many poor laborers in the fields of endeaver which we have chosen.We have been crazed by the desire for too much pleasure; or the war has crazed us with the thought that man is ...
WEEKLY MARKETGRAM [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
WEEKLY MARKETGRAM U. S. Bureau of Markets) Washington, D. C., Feb. 9—Hay and Feed—Receipts generally of inferior quality. Southern and eastern markets report increased receipts; lower quotations. Chicago arrivals light; heavier in Kansas City durng last part of week, especially of alfalfa which is showing weakness under the first run of Idaho hay. The quality of Idaho is not up to expectation, grades lower than Nol moving slowly as Kansas City dealers fear to ship to southeastern markets. Advices indicate heavy movement from Idaho. Good timothy scarce in many markets prairie arrivals light. Quote No 1 timothy $21.50 Kansas City, $24.50 Chicago, $2O Minneapolis. No. 2 timothy, $18.50 Kansas City, $2l Chicago, $l7 Minneapolis. No. 1 alfalfa—s22 Kansas City, $25 Chicago, $22 Minnapolis. No. 2 alfalfa — $14.50 Kansas City, $2O Chicago. All feedstuff weak; some prices $5 lower than a week ago. Stocks improving: offerings corn and wheatfeeds heavier. Demand remains light. Cottonseed meal ...
Private Sale of Blacksmith Tools [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 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 lb. cash. C. G. Ralsttm
STATE DOG TAXES [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
STATE DOG TAXES RICHMOND;—Dog taxes for the license year ending January 31, 19 21, totalled, in the counties and cities, 1226,877,00, according to statistics today released by the State Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The figures do not include reports from small incorporated towns, which are incomplete, it was explained. During the year a total of $2l, 374.00 was paid out for stock killed or injured by dogs, of which $18,478 21 was paid for sheep, 2,204.55 for fowl, and €90.25 for hogs and other stock destroyed by roaming dogs. The statistics show that a total of 162,902 dogs were licened in the counties and cities, with Pittsylvania county having questionable distinc ion of being the home of the greatest number of canines. The figures credit Pittsylvania with 4,778 dogs. The figures compiled by the Game Department, which is charged with the enforcement of the statute, cred ited wardens with destroying during the year nearly 7,000 dogs, or a total of about 12,000 in the tw...
Farm for Sale [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
Farm for Sale For ashort time only, about 250 acres good grass land, six miles west of Hightown, Va., near the S. &amp; P. Pike and 13 miles Bartow, W. Va., also miles east of North Fork Lumber Go’s, railroad which is still coming closer. The farm lays real nice and is smoothe, practically all enclosed with rail and wire fen*.}, and produces good crops. On this tract of land is a good com fortable dwelling house and and all necessary out buildings such us 2 good barns, smoke house, spring house, granery, wagon shed, also two empty houses. About 16 acres in good sod, includes meadows and farm fields, balance in good hard wood and about 60 acres of good spruce timber estimated to cut from 12 to 1500 cords pulp wood. The timber alone is well worth the price of the place. . This farm has on it three orchards all bearing trees, a fine sugar orchard of 500 trees. Last year the farm cut 20 stacks of hay. Seven never failing springs on the place. If sold soon will take the low price...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
Run-down—Blood Impoverished Richmond, Va. —“When I was a girl I became all run-down, my blood one could be when Dr. Pierce’s Golden Medical Discovery was recommended to me. I took about four bottles and some of the ‘Pleasant Pellets’ with it. After taking these medicines I was in better health and felt better than I had for several years.”—MßS. C. N. OLIVER, 908 N. 27th St. All druggists sell Medical Discovery, liquid or tablets. Save Pennies— Waste Dollars Some users of printing save pennies by get' i ting inferior work and lose ) dollars through lack of advertising value in the work they get Printers as a rule charge very reasonable prices, for none of them get rich although nearly all of them work hard Moral: Give your printing to a good printer and save money. Our Printing Is Unexcelled The Highland Recorder and The Thrice-a-Week World both for a year ?2.35,.in advance. was impoverished and my complexion became sallow. I also suffered from indigestion and constipation. I was ext...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
LET THE SCHOOL CHII An interestnlg votinj going on in the schools &lt; D. C., as to the most pc [America. The contest i auspicies of the Ameri Assocition, which has ] quarters in the capital is to elect a national ti enough school children suaded to hold electio their choices. Already more than ] ington children have 7000 placed their choic although the maple, eln ar and others have ma Why wouldn’t it be a for the school children county to hold a “Nati ection” in their verious es under the direction ( ers? Forestry is one o coming problems and t will have to deal with are grown. Why not le now by selecting a "Na If our children in thi such an election, let the proved form. They shou their election officialsand two clerks. Then box which any ingeioi make. Hold the electior hours of a certain day. lots.make a summary c cast, have it signed b} and clerks and attested er, not forgetting to st of the school and its c office address, and mail to the Americai Natioi ing Department,...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
AGAINST STATE NURSING SHORT AGE. Charlottesville, Va. Feb. 9—ln order to build up the completment of registered nurses in this state, which according to doctors, is now more than thirty-three per cent below normal, the Summer Quarter and School of Nursing at the University will this June install a special three months course at the University. This course combining instruction in anatomy. Physiology, sanitation dietetics, bacteriology, pathology and the history and ethics of nursing, will be the first of its kind opened to young women of the South. One of its chief aims is to provide probation ers with a short intensive training period and thus shorten the three years course now required by state law. Dr, Hugh, dean of the department of Medicine, believes that the state legislature will agree to change the present law and will be willing to grant certificates to nurses who have had two and one-quarter or two and one half years of practical work in addition to the three months of stu...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
GOODS AT YOi PRICE MIN SA We will t SATURDAY, FEB I2TH !I ONLY I WEI Now is your chance* buy ready wear things at YOURjCE not OUI A wonderful reduction all goods stock, and sure the nances cam comepete with these -gains. Y chance to save monejQ boy’s sweaters, coats, coat sul-piecgN es, house dresses, waistjkirts, ui skirts, gowns, teddies, e Come with little mon(and go a 1 smiling with bargains. ,j Watch bargain windc this sal&lt; to make room for springe, so takel vantage as it is your lasiince. Mrs Dore has bought a o-date lii MONTEREY LITTLE FilON S] Miss Bessie Gum, Mgr f) Watch for Big Til ad /i We have purchased from the United at eefy low prices, about $20,000.00 worth of Army Consisting ivy Woolen Blankets, Russet Shoes, Hob Nail Shffetwear, coats, Coats, Breeches, Trousers, Hats, Etc. HAD in this Country and in France—we are disposing of this stock ai tremely low prices—be sure and call to see us when in town. We i some real bargains and every article must go regar...
LOCAbi'fcw S Brief News Notes—Pfo at Home and Abroi [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
LOCAbi'fcw S Brief News Notes—Pfo at Home and Abroi Highland border MONTEREY 11, 1921 Get your sugar ca tsg* j n shape, the sunny days are Ifcpß D. H. Peterson mjfljp a trip to Staunton and CharlO! lQ Jfcu e ear i y j n the week. Miss Dora Gum jfljgack Creek, passed through tow; y| nl j a y on k er way to Dayton, Va« J. Ed Arbogast left for Augusta on business. | G. H, Lockridge, of|Williamsville, spent Monday nigh w||h r, Lee Gum of this place. ' Mrs. J. A. wf io has been for the past j S now better. inp A petition has circulated to have the alley from Frank H lin road to the Early Gum’s r place. (|| [ A. R. Hiner aj(j jr. c. Lockridge, of McDowell weft Monday on bus Mrs. A. S' jB Bird, of Back Creek was in M’ftßey one day last week. Miss Nelle and Jack McCue, of Marling Ipent the weekend with Miss b«ile Gum at her home on SouthjdHce. Rev. L. M. jlcJfett, of McDowell spent a short ja||in Monterey Mon J. C. to Richmond to attend a mcijjß of the Grand Lod ge which co!i&gt;n||...
The Sick [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
The Sick Mrs. Mary McClintic, of Jacksons River, when last heard from, was said to be holding her own. Mrs. James 0. Trimble, it was thought this morning, was nearing a crisis, but her case was hopeful. Mrs. Sam’l Varner was reported better on Monday. Walter Simmons is improving and his wife, while very ill, is not thought to be losing ground. The situation in this home was much improved by providing homes temporarily, for the children. Mrs. Ogilvie has charge of the little girl, C. W. Trimble caring for the boy and Mrs, Willis Botkin the six-months old baby.
Laymen's Convention [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
Laymen's Convention The “Laymen’s Convention of the Southern Presbyterian Church” will meet in Staunton Feb. 24th and 25th The schedule of meetings is as follows: Feb. 24 2 P. M.; 7:30 P. M. Feb. 25 10 A. M.; 2P. M.; 7:30 P. M All these meetings to be held in the First Presbyterian Church. Some of the most eloquent and most noted Laymen in the United States will give talks during this Convention, The Woman’s Auxiliary of the Southern Presbyterian Church will h Id a parallel meeting, and their place of convening will be the Sec-, ond Presbyterian Church. j All laymen who wish to attend ■ are requested to write Mr. Gibson, Staunton Va., who is the Reg istrar of the Convention.
Squaring Up Under the New Order of Things [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
Squaring Up Under the New Order of Things The other day our townsman R. L. G. sent his daughter's shoes to the shoe mender at Staunton to have them fixed. The bill for the fixing was $2.25. Says R. L. G. I have a big beef hide I will sell to pay the mender. So he sold his big beef hide for which he got $2.20. He paid the other 5 cents in cash. W. W. S. of Strait Creek brought a yearling hide to the H. M. C. Says he count her up and see what she is worth. The scales and the figures show that she is worth 30 cents. Will you have goods or cash? Says Billy—Keep my friend, keep it.
Letter No. 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
Letter No. 1 Dear Mr. Doe: Do you recall the days when they bought space in the newspapers, not because they needed it, but to help the boys along? That was in father’s time, when advertising was young, and when ground-rents were LOW —we have LEARNED things since then' Now, we buy advertising from the| selfish standpoint. Wholly. We have come to that dollars spent in newspapers, are like dollars put into HEAT, LIGHT, WAGES, RENT and STOCK-IN-TRADE. We have settled down to the conviction that running a business WITHOUT the newspaper, is like running an automobile WITHOUT GASOLINE. They DO run autos without gasoline, all right! It is possible for one to TRAVEL that way, but in ONE DIRECTION ONLY-DOWN HILL! Coastng down grade is not hard but the hill climb of COMPETITION that calls for POWER! In business the way to be ready to buck circumstances, and take the grades as they COME, is to ADVERTlSE—advertise in the most effective of ALL selling forces—The NEWSPAPERS! Is there anything abo...
Attention [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 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 and nails ready to be put on the slats for only $5.55, per set; three-fourth set for bed $4,20; half set for lounge $2.80. If you so desire I will ship C. O. 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, Va., W. G. Hull, Hightown Va., Newman and Mullenax, Crabbot ton, Va. W. H. Swadley, McDowell, Va. Yours truly, J. P. HISE &amp; CO. Makers and Dealers, Arm Lock Folding Bed Springs, Hightown
•ms-Saaie'UMroae'Pea-j' [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 11 February 1921
•ms-Saaie'UMroae'Pea-j' Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Rexrode, of Straight Creek, received a letter Sat urday evening from the West Virgin ia branch of the M. E. Church Ladies Missionary Board stating that their daughter. Miss Sadie Rexrode had died under an operation, perform ed at some place and time not mentioned ni the goreign mission field. Miss Rexrode went as a missionary to Southern Rhodesia, South Afri ca, five years ago, this being her sec ond engagement in foreign mission work, her first stay covering a period of five years. She then spent a term of five years in the home land prosecuting her work and still further equiping herself for her chosen field and service. As stated above, she again went abroad under the auspices of the Ladies Missionary Board of the M. E. Church, laboring faithfully for nearly five years more. The news came as a great shock to the family and friends. Her parents, aged and feeble, have the sympathy of all. Other surviving members of the immediate family are...