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McDowell [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
McDowell Feb. 15—Mrs. Margaret Masters has been very ill for several days and is growing weaker. Her sons in Staunton were notified of her illness Monday and one son, Charlie, came this afternoon. Miss Lula Davis who has been with her sister, Mrs. Cobb for some time came last night to visit Mrs. T. A. Hamilton. Mrs, Ernest Botkin, of Palo Alto, spent the week end with her aunt, Mrs. Rexrode, and mother, Mrs. Girard. • ' R. L. Shumate, who went to Washington to look for a place to move, returned the last of the week. Mrs. H. H. Ervine has been very sick for several days. Miss Gertrude Ervine of Monterey spent the week end with her parents Miss Edlla Siron returned from Staunton last w r eek, after spending several days during which time she had her tonsils removed. Mr, and Mrs. Wm. Helms spent Sunday with his mother Mrs. Polly Helms, of Clover Creek. Zula May, little daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Berlin Hammer has been quite sick, but is slowly improving. The Mission Study Class, who are...
HONOR LIST [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
HONOR LIST NEW—Mrs. W. S. Blake, LostCreek, W. Va. RENEWALS—J. W. Samples, Wm Hull Doe Hill; Mrs. Andy Ruddle, Franklin; Cam Arbogast, Monterey, Rt 1; Mrs Emma Graham, BolarjS. A. Gilmore, Mill Gap; Geo. B. Griever, Staunton; Miss M. E. Pullin, Ben Schooler, Hightown; Clarence Bird, Valley Center; A. Hevener, Mrs Jos. Jones, H. S. Johnston, Ed Hiner, Monterey; Jas. W. Leach, A. S. Jones Vilna; Mrs. W. Me. C. Yarbrough, Ft. Defiance; J. P. Oliver, Barbor, Va Mrs. C. E. Babb, Jenningston W. Va. V. F. Haroff Millboro, Va. S. L. Simmons Oldtown Md.; Floyd Wagner, Pocahontas; A. D. Swecker, Pittsburg, Pa; Miss Hallie Herold, Penns Grove, N. J. Mervin Weimer, NewPortland, Main; D C. Calhoun, Cuylar N,, Y.
Entertain [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Entertain Mrs. V. B. Bishop delightfully entertained the Young People’s Mission? ary Sociaty last Friday evening, a few friends besides the members of the So ciaty were present to enjoy the evening. A delicious salad coarse was served. Little Miss Mary Sue Hicklin enter tained the Junior Missionary Sociaty Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4 o’clock. Ice cream and cake were served. -rrrsrsrv Miss Lucille Gum delightfully ent ertained a few of her friends Saturday evening, February sth complementary to Miss Nell Yeager and Jack McCue of Marlinton. A dainty salad course followed by salted almonds was served. The Mission Study Class me t tyednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. B. Wood. A social hour was spent at the close of the meeting and a ban ana salad course with accessories served during the afternoon.
Armenia First Christian Nation. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Armenia First Christian Nation. The Armenians are an Aryan race and probably emigrated from Europe Into Asia Minor centuries before the Christian era. Their language belongs to the Indo-European group of languages. Their king was converted to Christianity as early as 301 A. D., and Armenia then became the first Christian nation of the world. The Armenian civilization has been established fqr centuries. Thfe ppsition of the country on the highway between Asia and Europe has subjected it to Invasion and subjugation at various periods by the Assyrians, Medes, Greeks, Romans, Persians and Turks. From the Fourteenth century to the late war, the greatest part pf Armenia was under Turkish rule. Their eftmlty to the Turks rises frpm their struggles as a natlop tq be free, which have frequently been accompanied by massacres of Armenians. America’s interest arises from sympathy with au oppressed race that has for so long upheld Christian civilization In the Near East.
Payoneted Insects. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Payoneted Insects. There is in Cuba a curious gras*. Cenehrus echinatus, which bristles with tiny sharp-pointed splkelets upon which multitudes of Insects are impaled, by night as well as by day. The wings of the victims are pierced and entangled by the barbed spikes, so that most of them are unable to get away, and thus perish miserably. Even a large, luminous snapping beetle, which is so strong and active that it can with difficulty be held ip the hand, falls a victim to these vegetable bayonets. It has been observed, however, that two species of insects, a large bug, Oebalus, and an earwig, readily free themselves from the spikes. Minute Insects are not caught The grass does not appear to derive any nourishment from its prey. It U found elsewhere in the West Indies and ip southern Florida.
Geo. H. Hicklin Dead [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Geo. H. Hicklin Dead Feb. 9, 1921, as the sun was setTings the soul of George Henry Hick lin took its flight to the God who gave it. Though of a delicate constitu tion, he lived out the alloted time of man, having reached the age of 74 years, 4 months and 6 days. Mr. Hicklin was the third son of Harvey and Julia Hicklin, and is sur vived by his wife, who was Miss Han nah Hicklin, before marriage, and, three children; James, of McClung Va John and Miss Annie at home, also one brother, John S. Hicklin of this communfty and one sister, Mrs. Susan Gentry, of Missouri. George, as he was familiraly called, was of a jovial disposition and had many friends. He will be missed in this cimmunity where he hes always lived. His funeral was conducted by his pastor, Rev. S. R. Snead assisted by Rev. L. M. Moffett in New Salem Church. His remains were interred in the Pullin Cemetery.
Three Little Children Pass Away [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Three Little Children Pass Away Since the last issue of the Recorder, three little children of the community have died. On Thursday last a three-month old child of Mr. and Mrs. James Hull died at their home two miles Southwest of Monterey and was burled Sun day at the Hull grave- yard below Hightown. On the day of this funeral, an infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gum, north of town, died and was buried at the Puffenberger graveyard at Forks of Water. Mr. and Mrs. David Sheffier, of the Hot Springs section, came to visit the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Simmons near Monterey, and both the parents and the little child developed measles soon after their ar rival. The child died as a result of complications and on Wednesday its remains were taken to the Hite burying ground on Jackson’s River for intement. The mother is still very sick.
Highland Lady Dies in Baltimore [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Highland Lady Dies in Baltimore While deeply regretted, the announcement of the death, Thursday last, of Mrs. Kate Whitelaw Hull, at her home in Baltimore, did not comes as a surprise to her relatives and friends here, as she was known to be a victim if tuburcular trouble and nearing the end of life. Both Mr. and Mrs. Hull were natives of the county, born and reared in the Hlghtown Valley, deceased being a daughter of Dr. N. A. Whitelaw and the late Mrs. Lucy Whitelaw. Mrs. Hull is survived by her husband, Charles A. Hull, and four chil dren, and near relatives in Highland are her aged father. Dr. N. A. Whitelaw, and her sister, Mrs Mary Dudley, of Hightown, J. A. Whitelaw and E. B. Whitelaw , of Moilterey Mrs. Dudley attended the funeral, which took place in Baltimore Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock.
Mill Gap [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
Mill Gap ■ Our weather for the past week has been very cold. Death angels entered the home of Austin Briscoe on little Back Creek February 11th and took from his home his Aunt Mary Briscoe who had resided with him for a number of years. Death was due to old age. She was 90 years, 1 month, and 3 days old. She was the oldest of the family, and last one to go. News was received here Saturday of the death of Mrs. Sallie Noel of Dunmore, W. Va. Mrs. Noel was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Williams of Back Creek. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved family. Aunt Jenny, and Sis Gumm who were soick for a number of weeks, are now improving slowly. A. D. Gumm who has been number ed 0$ the sick Ijsf is improving slowly. Mrs. Mary A. Wade who has been very sick for the past month, we are glad to say is going around again. Mrs. Russell Chestnut and little son spent last Saturday with Mrs. Joe Chestnut and family. Mrs. James Chestnut’s oldest daugh ter, Edna and little ones called on Gladys...
TRIMBLE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
TRIMBLE Feb. 14 1921—There is a great deal of sickness in our community at present, Bill Dickson, John Corbett, Mrs. MsNett and Mrs. Carrigan. are on the sick list. Mrs. Floyd Griffin is suffering: with gall stones. Mr. Kellison of W. Va., was the week-end guest of friends on Dickson's Hill, Forest i rii er, C. C. Folfcs and Jack Gutshall each had a brushing or wood cutting last week. Mr. and Mrs, Robert Gutshall, who went to W. Va. for a few days, are now with their parens on Dry Branch and Dickson’s' Hill. Messers Steuart and Robert Dickson were week-end guests of friends in W Va. G. A. Robertson hos purchased a new Ford. Mrs. S. H. Terry was the guest Sun day of W. F. Gutshall’s family. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Waggy and sons Clemant and Paul, Forest Hiner and son Ralph were Suday guests of Har vey Waggy. Mrs. Mry McClintic’s condition remains critical. k Vancil and Clyde Gutshall of Back Creek, spent Saturday night and Sun day with their grand-parents. John Baldwin of Star Chapel was v...
MUSTOE. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
MUSTOE. The weather while some colder, is not bad, we should call it fine weath er for winter. We have but very little sickness in our vicinity. Some of the farmers were delivering potatoes at the Hot Springs last week. John Ratliff, A. L. Mcalliser C. A. Corbett report bad and heavy roads hard on man and team. Ira Gutshall had the misfortune to loose a good horse last week. Mrs. Viola Fulton and Miss Daisy Dever were calling at Rev. J. W. Card ner’s on Sunday. Miss Ada Patterson called at E. M. Dever’s Saturday evening. Miss Patterson is very attentive to Mrs. Carrigan who is sick. Our school is progressing nicely under he management of Miss Ada Patterson and Miss Cornelia Sites. We thank “Old Pedagogue” for mentioning the school library. Pine Grove should have one, a double one, remembr there are two rooms at Pine Grove and no library at all. Teachers get busy and see what can be done. The writer would like to see a letter often from some of the readers of the Re.v*••ool firm Cai’...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
VIRGINIA: In vacation in the Clerks office of the Circuit Court of Highland, the 17 *lay of Feb. 1921 »V Pucy P- Arbogast - vs In Chancery Howard K. Arbogast , The object of this-suit is to obtain an absolute divorce from the defendant, on the grounds of desertion and adultery. And it appearing from affidavid that Howard K. Arbogast is a nonresident of this State, it is there fore ordered that he appear here with jn 1$ days after due publication here and do what is necessary to prohis interests.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
OBITUARY Died Febuary, 12, 1920 little Opel Hull, daughter of Mr.-ahd Mrs James Hull, age three Months. Baby left the cradle for the golden shore. Across the chilly waters she has gone. Gone to join the Angels peaceful evermore, Empty Is the cradle—Baby’s Gone. One who loved her. DR. C. B. COLLINS '' * DURBIN. W. VA. -Prepared to do all kinds of Dental
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
one sack of GENUINE Bull" DURHAM TOBACCO CHURCH SERVICES Monterey Circuit—Sunday, Feb. 20. Preaching at High town 11 a. m. at Trinity, 3 p. m.; and at Monterey 7:30 p. m. Rembert D. McNeer, * Second quarterly meetng February \2 find 1?, Preaching by Dr. Ressegger Saturday evening at 7 and Sunday morning at 11. 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. FOR SALE—Pure bred White Plymouth Rock Cockerels $1.50 and $2.00. Mrs M, J. Eagle, 3t Doe Hill, Va. NOTICE—Pay Ira Gutshall for brick taken from Crabbottom Methbdist church at once and save collecting costs. Pay at rate of 3 cents per brick. Geo. W. Thumm FOR SALE—A good Jersey cow, giving about one and half gallons of milk daily. A number one milker. For particulars call at this office. A stitch in lime saves nine. Have your harness and saddles re...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
■■■■■■■■■■■BHHlBHRl ■HON: LEE M. RUSSELL ■Governor of the State of Mississippi ■l‘T “THE United States is going thr most extravigant period of its ' tory. People of all classes ar W ing wild with extravagance. £3 “OP all times in our history tl the opportunity to learn ho t*| buy less and save more by dei in banks, investments in sepur and the entire overhauling ol business system.” m This bank will help yo adding- 4 per cent int( to usual regulation. The First National m “Teach Your Dollars to Have More Cents.” HHHHIMBMimm n m FOR lO DAYS They are all wool, b lined, plain and fur trimn orginally from 40 CO to ( Nev t be as cheap agai SIO.To PALAIS R(] The House of Fash &lt;-fSU - 'A A REAL TIRE BARGAIN Some motorists think a low prh dicates a tire bargain. They do not realize the true is determined, not by the pur price, but by the final cost per T'li a LanV 4*4n/» 1 xi. _ 4_ •
niisjm may ■ STOP IMMIGRATION Copeland Asks Wilson to fcfrse New York to Ships From Witon of the Epidemic. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 February 1921
niisjm may ■ STOP IMMIGRATION Copeland Asks Wilson to fcfrse New York to Ships From Witon of the Epidemic. a result of the cIDHHBB iwonty cases of typhus m ■HHfjHc Italian steamship San is held under strict ||Hrantine by health officials, follow|Hher arrival here Dr. Royal S. CopeHealth Commissioner, announced ■t he had asked President Wilson to an embargo upon immigrants from the infected parts of Eun" understanding. ' declared eCnd. “that under the Quarantine Law of 1893 the President has the power to declare such an embargo. Ife is about time that the United States [T oke up to the danger it is facing from i ese immigrants.” A fThe 'itn Guisto arrived from Trieste, »n 1 Palermo. In addition to HHMk'T!’ typhus cases on board, ■n||H ■ oc, urred during the voyue dreaded disease. The ■jiles m b. e buried at sea. a passenger is to be permitted to ■l from the San Guisto. now tied up off Quar■RfiraHr 11 m careful watch &lt; f Tim sick are to he refh winhuriie Island, according ■...