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Mrs-. Margaret A, Seyheft [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
Mrs-. Margaret A, Seyheft the subject of this sketch, whose death occured as we were going to press last week and frief mention of which was made in that Issue of the Recorder, was a native of Monterey, born in 1858, a daughter of the late Augustus and Elizabeth Shu mate. In 1858 she was married to Calvin Seybert who died in Gordons ville about twelve years ago. Her only son, Arthur L Seybert, grew to manhood in Monterey, embarked in business, first in Gordonsville, then in Roanoke, where at the time of his death, four years ago at the age of 58, he was a prominent merchant and bank official. He died while on a bus mess trip to the North. Mrs. Seybert was one of a famoly of eight children and last surviving sister. The brothers yet living are JacobL. Shumate, of the New Salem community, William C. living in Augusta, A. A. and C. T Shumate, of this plac, making her home with the last named She had been a member of the Methodist church for more than fif ty years and until prevented by...
MISS SADIE REXKODE Particulars of Her Death in Far off Africa [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
MISS SADIE REXKODE Particulars of Her Death in Far off Africa Monterey Ya February, 28, 1921 We have had so much inquiring, and so many letters of sympathy and inquiry as to some particulars of the death of our dear daughter and sister, we take this privilige to thank our friends for same, and give some fuller information which has just, come to hand. It would be impossible to answer all seperatly and hope all will accept our sincere thanks. *' A letter received from her, dated Jan. 1, Just after the cable-gram, stat ed that she was ill with malaria fever, a later letter, dated the Bth stated she was convalescent. This was followed by one saying she had a bad attact of gallstone, and the resident commissioner had taken her to the nearest station by automobile, accompanied by Miss Emma Norcs, her assistant, and had reached Salisbery Hospital, at 5:30, Jan 19, had been examined by Dr. Hugens and was to rest hrough the night and be operated on the following day. Her only comment and re...
MILL GAP [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
MILL GAP Rev. Geo. W. Thumm preached a very interesting sermon Gfe§g Hill chu&gt;eh 3u|id}iy menUf*® 1 , Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hiner’s family from Back Creek spent Sunday with Mrs. Mary Wade. The spelling bee at Green Hill school house was well attended. Frank Terry was in our community Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. £. G. Chestnut and son have reached their new home In W Ya, Jim and Kenton Chestnut and Glen Galford returned to W. Va, Jack Byrd went to Baltimore to purchase spring goods. A. D. Gumm is very ill. Harper and Oscar Wiley took supper with their uncle Harmon Woods Tuesday and, with John Wiley, attended the spelling bee. Mrs. William McLaughlin who was on the sick list is now bettef. The Gree|i Hill school has been practicing for an entertainment at the Church Faster night. _ Blue Byes o The corps of engineers locating the new highway between Staunton and Monterey is now orf the Bull pasture mountain. We understand that the grade apcl location of the present “pike” have not b...
Campbili'Thacker [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
Campbili'Thacker An interesting wedding whs bdlettmized this morning at 10 o’clock in the First Presbyterian Church, when Miss Lucy Thacker, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Thacker was united in wedlock to Mr Prentice Campbell. The ceremony w r as performed by the Rev W. C Campbell, in the presehie of only the relatives and some friends. Miss Lillian Noel presided at the organ, and Miss Natalie Pace sang “At Dawning,” just before the ceremony The bride had as her matron of honor Mrs. Robert McLelland and the groom as his best man, Mr. T. C. Preston. The bride was becomingly attired in a dark blue coat suit and carried a shower of bride’s roses The matron of honor wore an attractive dress of blue silk and her flowers were pink roses and sweet peas. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Campbell and is connected with the Norfolk and Western Railroad Mr. and Mrs. Campbell left after the ceremony this morning for an ex tended Southen trip to New Orleans, La., Tampa, Fla,, Chattanooga, Tenn....
Highland Boy HI in Florida [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
Highland Boy HI in Florida A message to Mrs. G. F. Crummett, Marlinlon, W. Va., and transmitted to her bro uer, C W. Trimble, of Monterey, or Wedi day, is t&gt; 1 Ineffect that their brother, Faud Trimble, is critically ill at his adopted home in Florida. His trouble was said to be apoplexy, and the message stated that he was in a hospital for treatment, but with little hope of recovery. Mr. Trimble is a brother of C. W. and R. M Trimble, of Monterey, and went South a year or two ago. He has many relatives and friends here who are sorry to learn of his serious condition. Some cheap goods at V. B. Bishop’s: Coffe 15c per lb. Sugar 10c per lb. Fish 10c per lb. Haminy 5 c per lb. Rice 10 &amp; 12 c per lb. Large can of coconut 10c A new lot of automobile tires, from 30 by 3 up to 32 by 3J. Dr. Hess cattle &amp; poultry powder. Clocks and watches, pens and jewel ry.
Study Class [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
Study Class Mrs. L. H. Stephenson delightfully entertained the Presbyterian Study Class, at her home Wednesday afternoon, The Chapter taken up for the week was very interesting and was led by Mrs. Boyd Stephenson. At the close of the meeting dainty refreshments consisting of ice cream, carmel sauce and fruit cake followed by black coffee were served by the hostess assisted by Mesdames Boyd and Homer Stephenson and little.Miss L-uise Stephenson.
MoBOWELL [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
MoBOWELL March i. —The play entitled, “Thfe Poor Mafried Man,” which was presented at the High School on last Saturday night was hailed as a real success. The full audience was kept in laughter for two hours, and thoroughly enoyjed the amusement. The same play will be given in the auditorium of the Monterey High School on Saturday evening March sth at 8 o’clock. Those attending the Laymen’s Covention in Staunton last week were Mr. and Mrs. E. A. McNulty, Mr. and Mrs Gardner, A A Alexander, Rev. Mr. Moffett, and Joe Siron. Given Bird spent the week-end with Rev. Mr. Snead. Friends and relatives of Mrs. Paul Hiner will be glad to know that she is getting along nicely at the University hospital, where she underwent a serious operation. Wm. Pullin and family moved to their new home north of town, recently purchased from Hubert Hull. Chas Pullin is spending a few days in town with his sister, Mrs. Helms. Miss Hftllie Ervine, who has been right sick, is convalescent. Robert Shumate and so...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
Statement of tl|e Financial Condition of FARMERS BAfcR OF located at Doe Hill, in the county of Highland, State of Virginia, at the close of business, Feb, 21, 1921, made to the State Corporation Commission. RESOURCES Loams and discounts 31,601.78 Overdrafts, unsecured 409.72 Banking house and lot 5,230.00 Furniture and fixtures 1,708.41 Other cash items 1,001.85 Due from National Banks 4,800.78 Due from State Banks, Private banks and Trust Co. 2,412.73 Paper Currency 4,246.00 Fractional paper c\ij*r£hCiy, nickels and cents 34.57 Gold coin 27.50 Silver coin 204.95 Total 51,678.29 LIABILITIES Capital stock paid in 15,000.00 Surplus fund 1,000.00 Undivided profits, less amt. pd. for int. exp. and U8.25 Individual deposits, subject to check 20,996.42 Time certificates of deposit 14,455.32 Certified checks 14.20 Total of all deposits 35,465.94 Reserved for accrued int on certificates of deposit 84.0$ Styal 51,678.29 I, John E. Slaven, Cashier, do solemnly swear that the above is a true ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
NOTICE! The McDowell High School will present a play, “The Poor Married Man,” at the Monterey High School auditorium, on Saturday, February sth, at 8 p. m. Admission 25 and 35 cents. 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 —A small farm of nearly sixty acres, op good road with* in quarter mile of C. &amp; O. station. Eight room house and other necessary outbuildings. An orchard 75 bearing apples trees and all kinds of small fruits. Well watered with running water. Good fences. Terms reasonable For further information address Box 71," R. F. D. No., Swoope Va. 3-3-4t WANTED—To hear from anyone having sows with or without pigs, also shoats for sale, any number. - _ Henry Jones, Staunton, Va R. F. D. 7 LOST—About two weeks ago on the Vanderpool or Jackson river road a 34 by 4£ automobile tire. ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
No. 9043. ■ , pv XT HEPOST OF THH CONDITION OF The First National Bank of Highland at Monterey, Virginia close of business on February 21, 1921. at the RESOURCES Loans and discounts, including rediscounts 423,971.96 Total loans 433,971.96 Notes and bills redis’d with F.R.B. 135,443.56 Notes &amp; bills redis’ other than with F.R.B. 10,721.67 Foreign .bills of exch. or drafts sold with indors’t 146,165.23 287,806.73 Overdrafts, secured, 196.07; unsecured 1,584.63 1,780.70 Deposited to secure circulation (U.S. bonds par value) 25,000.00 Pledged to secure postal savings deposits (par value) Pledged as col’al for State or other dep’ts or bills pay’ 25,000.00 Owned and unpledged 4,450.00 Total U S. Government securities 54,450.00 Stock of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per ct of subscription 1,800.00 Value of banking house, owned and unincumbered 4,000.00 Equity in banking house 4,000.00 Furiture and fixtures 2,000.00 Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank 15J59.45 Cash in vault and ...
SAILORS HOLD ODD BELIEFS Salt-Water Mariners Cling With Tenacity to Many Superstitions at Which Landsman Laughs. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
SAILORS HOLD ODD BELIEFS Salt-Water Mariners Cling With Tenacity to Many Superstitions at Which Landsman Laughs. Nearly all ships carry a horseshoe. Usually it is nailed somewhere in the stern. The horseshoe has been a fetish with sailors ever since Nelson nailed one to the mast of the Victory. Sailors have many superstitious. A sailor who wears a baby’s caul feels himself immune from death by drowning. And after a long trip the sailor who first sights land will have a good voyage home. Jack becomes decidedly uneasy if he hears “land-lubber lingo” on the ocean. Therefore, if ever you are a passenger don’t let him hear you refer to the deck of a cabin as the “floor,” the companion as the “stairs” or the alleyway as the “lobby” or “passage.” It is bad form, and unlucky. Whistling at sea stirs up evil winds. A cuttlefish swimming on top of the waves also betokens a storm. A squall may be expected when an albatross alights on the deck or when a seagull flies between the foremast and the...
MULE BALKED AT EXECUTION Obstinate to the Last, Animal Compelled Buffalo Bill to Completely Empty His Revolver. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
MULE BALKED AT EXECUTION Obstinate to the Last, Animal Compelled Buffalo Bill to Completely Empty His Revolver. It was while serving as a scout under General Sheridan in his campaign against the Indians in western Kansas that Buffalo Bill, carrying dispatches, had to ride a government mule owing to the scarcity of horses. The mule broke away, and Cody had to walk 35 miles during the night with the animal just In front of him, but always out of reach 1 “Will, when he got really and truly angry,” says his widow’, “didn’t have the sweetest temper in the world. And by the time the sun rose he w 7 as just about ten degrees higher than feverheat in his attitude toward the mule. Suddenly, the soliders in Fort Lamed heard the sound of a shot about half a mile aw’ay. Then another and another and another. When they reached the place where the shooting had occurred they found Will standing over a dead mule, cussing energetically. “ ‘Boys,’ he said, ‘there’s the toughest, meanest mule I ever sa...
GERMANY LOST TOY MARKET United States and Japan Now Supply Canada With Playthings She Does Not Proc'uc«.e. . [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
GERMANY LOST TOY MARKET United States and Japan Now Supply Canada With Playthings She Does Not Proc'uc«.e. . The United States is now first In supplying those toys needed to supplement the output of Canadian factories. The additional quantity required by Canada to supply its own domestic trade amounted In the last year to $l,500,000 worth. Before the war Germany was the chief source of supply, but the United States now leads and Japan has likewise made a notable advance In its toy shipments to that market. In 1918 American exports of toys to Canady amounted to $273,138 and in the year ended March 31, 1920, the total was $1,136,372. Japan’s trade grew from $18,738 to $277,946 In the same period, while there was only a small increase in toys sent from the United Kingdom. The toy and doll Industry of Canada, according to Vice Consul Horace M. Sanford at Ottawa, has made considerable advance compared with prewar time, but imports were needed to meet the domestic demand. At the present t...
ONE FLAW IN BRIGHT IDEA Janitor Called On as “Dinner Substitute” Might Object to Personal Inconvenience Involved. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
ONE FLAW IN BRIGHT IDEA Janitor Called On as “Dinner Substitute” Might Object to Personal Inconvenience Involved. A young Indianapolis physician had been Invited hy a school teacher to accompany her to a dinner party at which he was an absolute stranger. He accepted the invitation, but at the last minute had to break it. “But you can take some other man and pass hinr off for me,” he offered, generously. “No one there knows me, so it’ll go all right.” The teacher, hesitated. “Bpt they know most of the men I know,” she said. And then a sudden smile came over her face. “I might take our school janitor. He’s new in the city, but you could give him some of your clothes and it would probably pass.” “But how does he talk?” asked the doctor, a little bit doubtful of the scheme now. “Oh, his talking is all right,” assured the teacher, and smiled wider than ever again, "There’s only one thing I’m not sure about. He chews tobacco, and I wondered If he would do without for that long.”—lndianapo...
American Gobs as Gondolier^ [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 4 March 1921
American Gobs as Gondolier^ American gobs are learning how to become gondoliers, and an American school has for the first time included gondolierlng as a regular course. In Venice the Knights of Columbus operate a social service club on the banks of the Grand canal, and in connection with the club the Knights of Columbus maintain a well-equipped school, run on the lines of the Knights of Columbus free night schools In America. French, Italian, Turkish and other languages are taught In the school to the men of the American Mediterranean naval unit, as well as navigation and other technical courses. Now gondollering has been added, as the American sailors relish driving themselves and their Venetian friends around the gem of the Adriatic in gondolas. Some of the sailors are becoming expert in handling the picturesque craft, Knights of Columbus Commissioner Edward L. Hearn reports.