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LOCAL NEWS Brief News Notes—People at Home and Abroad. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
LOCAL NEWS Brief News Notes—People at Home and Abroad. Highland Recorder &lt;► MONTEREY FRIDAY MAR. 18 1921 John K. Kramer, of West Virginia is in Highland this week. Irish Cobbler potatoes for sale by V. B. Bishop. Mr and Mrs. J. M. Siron, son and daughter, of the McDowell community, paid Monterey a visit Saturday. The condition of Tom. H. Slaven, who has been quite ill, shows some im provement since Tuesday. Jared M. Ralston, of the Deerfield section spent a day or two in Monterey this week. The continued warm weather has closed the 1921 maple sugar season. V B Bishop will have timothy and clover seed in on the 17th. Mrs. H. M. Slaven and Warren • Campbell went to Staunton to take the civil srvice examination held there on ‘Wednesday. Maj. and Mrs Chas. S. Roller, of Ft. Defiance, returned home Monday after a short visit to Monterey relatives. • It is said that W. H. Vance, promt-: nent citizen of the Bullpasture valley who is spending the winter with his daughter in Ohio,...
Supervisors Meet [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
Supervisors Meet The regular monthly meeting of the board took place on Monday last. Matters cf major importance disposed of were the adoption of the report on location of the new road from James Motes’ home to Forks of Water and dii’ecting James Eagle to make a canvass for private subscriptions to the important improvement, and the appointment, of John O. Arm strong as Chief Fire Warden for High land. Hitherto this county has been under a bath man.
GOOD WOMAV GONE [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
GOOD WOMAV GONE In the death of Mrs. Lucy Woods, which occurred at the Kings Daughters hospital in Staunton Wednesday morning. Highland lost an estin. le lady, one who wds held in the h ~iiest esteem. Mrs. Woods became suddenly ill a few weeks ago, and at the instance of her attending physician went to the hospital for examination and treatment. It was found that her trouble was not one that could bq relieved by an operaion, although, in an effort to afford temporary relief and with the possoble hope that she might be able to return home, an operation was performed earlp last week. While her life was prolonged, she did not gain enough to bo brough home and had been losing rapidiy for several days before death releaved her of her suffering. During her critical condition, at her request, most of her near relatives made the trip to Staunton to see her, which was a great comfort to her, since her desire to die at home could not be realized. Mrs. Wood was horn June 13, 1859 a daughter of...
MILL GAP [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
MILL GAP Mrs. Mary A. Wade and Mrs. Nancy Chestnut are on the sick list; the rest of our sick folks are better. Mrs. Ryder went up to George Brock’s Sunday to see her daughter, Miss Corine Ryder, and was accompanied by her son and by Mr. and Airs. Earl Hiner. We are sorry to hear of the accident to Aliss Corine reported last week. Air. and Airs. Harmon Woods and two sons spent Sunday with Mr. Robt AViley and family at Vanderpool. Airs. James Chestut spent Monday night with Airs Henry Hiner on Little Back Creek. Aliss Anna A. Hiner of the M. H. 3. spent Saturday night at her home on Back Creek, and was accompar d by John Wiley, Delroy Pruitt ajid Aliss Lizzie Ryder. James Chestnut spent Saturday night at his home, and was accompanied by William Dever, who expects to spend a few days with friends at Alill Gap. Babe Chestnut and Guy Townsend motored to AV. A'a. earjy in the week. Russell Smith went to Cass Sunday to spend a few days with Mr. and Airs. Tom Chestnut. Aliss Thelma Dever s...
Peter Gutshall [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
Peter Gutshall On last Wednesday Morning our community was greatly shocked when v/e learned by phone message that one of our neighbors and friends, Peter Gutshall had died by his own hand. Mr. Gutshall had been taken to the Western State Hospital at Staun ton last November. His family could sec that he was loosing his mind to some extent but did not think he would dohimself bodily injury. Mr. Gutshall twisted a towel into a small cord and tid it around his neck and then went to a widow some where on the ward he was in, climb ed to ahinge, lifted the cord over it This is the best report the writer can give as he never talked to any of the officials of W. H. S. Mr. Gutshall was born Nov Bth 1860 and died March 8 1921. He was married to Miss Mamie Murphy and has resided in Highland ever since They have raised a large family but all have departed this life but seven four boys and three girls. Rev J. W. Gardner conducted the funeral services at Hamilton chapel on Friday at 2 P. M. after ...
CRABBOTTOM [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
CRABBOTTOM Orion Harper, wife and daughter, Audry, and father Amby Harper, of South Branch, spent Sunday with W. L. Chew. We wre quite sorry to hear of Miss Corine Ryder’s serious accident., James Hedrick and wife spent Satturday with their son Leonard Hedrick. The stork flew over High Knob Saturday night and left Mr. and Mrs, Warren Hidy a daughter. G. E. Colaw and family spent Sunday with John Swccker. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Hammer were guests of Billie Mullenax Sunday, and Albert Lamb of North Dry Run. W. J. Simmons, of Grunda Center,. lowa, is here calling on friends before returning. He spent last weeks at Frank’s Run. Jay is a good talker and all were glad to see him. He ' has enjoyed several old time sugar stirring and said he was happy if he is an old bachelor. Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Wimer, of Strait Creek, came over Sunday and spent the day with Walter Barkley. Ben Colaw spent several days last week with his sister, Mrs. Ada Hammer, of North Fork. Jona Colaw has been very ill with...
McDowell [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
McDowell March 15, Aliss Bettie Bishop was taken to the K. D. hospital in Staunton this evening to be operated on for appendicitis. “Aunt” Betty as she is- more familiarly known, has made her home with Aliss Josephine Alexander this winter. Aliss Josephine has been nursing Mrs. Paul Hiner for several "weeks, but came home yes-, terday. E. J, Alaloy and his daughter Miss. Bonnie left this morning for Staunton to see his daughter, Mrs. Paul Hiner, who came to Staunton Saturday from the hospital in Charlottesville. Her friends hope for a speedy recovery, and that she may soon be stiong enough for the trip home. Mrs. A. A. Eskridge and son Wil- t son of Staunton are guests at Mrs. Jos. H, Hiner. , Mrs. Margaret Ervine has been very ill at the home of her son Jas. Ervine. Her two grand-daughters. Misses Edith and Saliie Belle, of Williamsville ami Vilna were called home Sunday. The report today is that she is resting well and seeemed a little better. Miss Camilla Pullins who had been in ...
Public Sale SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1921 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
Public Sale SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1921 Beginning at 10 o’clock we will' sell the following property at the J. A. Fleisher home, Meadow Dale, Va. One two horse Studebaker wagon, good as new, two mowing machines, one tedder, one buggy rake, one spring tooth harrow, one AA harrow,, 1 big shovel plow, 1 shovel plow 1 corn cultivator, one spring wagon, 1 buggy pole, one Lexington saddle, one pair saddle bags, three iron kettles, 12 gal. sugar buckets, one wheel borrow, one cross cut saw, one one man saw, one set wagon harness, col lars and bridles, one set doable buggy harness, one grain dadle, one sleigh, one set single breast harness, one grind stone, one G0 gal gasoline 5 bee hives, two lawn mowers, one grain scoop, bridles, halters, cattle bells, log chain, crow bar, forks, 1 d a number other articles usu- «• '! ’ found on a farm TERMS OF SALE—SIO.OO and under cash, over thatamount a credit of six months, purchaser to execute negotiable note with satisfactory en-' dorsers. Mrs. J. A. F...
ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
ANNUAL MEETING The Highland Chapter of Red Cross held its annual meeting at the Court House last Saturday at 2 o’ clock and the programme as publish ed in the Recorder was carried out. Miss Babb who has made several visits to Highland in the interest of Red Cross work gave an excqflant address on the walk and benefits to be derived from a county nurse, appli-. cation for which has already been made by the chapter. The nurse will not be a bed side nurse, but will give classes in home nursing; will help conduct baby clinics; tuberculoses clinics; —during school times will visit all the schools and look after the health and welfare of the scholors and will at all times be ready to assist wherever the nursing commit! tec finds the greatest need for her ser vices. At the clase of the programme the Chapter went into business session' and the following officers were elect ed for the ensuing year: Prof. G. H. H. Payne Chairman Mrs. A. L. Jones Vice Chairma.n Mr A. P. Gum Tres. ( Mrs. J. C. ...
Osceola, W. Va. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
Osceola, W. Va. Mrs. Alice Vandevender and Mrs. Lillie Sponaugle were visiting Sam Whitecottons Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Armentrout were visiting the former’s parents Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. William Armentrout James Whitecotton and sister Beulah, were in Elkins Friday and Satur day. Odith Armentrout has purchased a house and lot in Whitmer. Mr. and Mrs. Odith Armentrout and son were visiting friends and rel atives 1 in Whitmor Saturday night and Sunday. Hobson is moving on Mason Bogg s farm at Osceola. . Mart! a Vadovender returned home from Elkins Saturday. Miss Letha Armentrout was visiting relatives in Whitmor Sunday. Blue Eyes
MRS [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
MRS The remains of Mrs, J. B. Wilson who died early in the week at her home near Parnassus, were brought to her home at McDowell for burial on Wednesday. Dceased was a native of this county, daughter of the late Townsend Price, and until recent years lived near Doe Hill, on the farm now owned by E. J. Beverage, where they reared a large family of children. Three of these are now residents of Highland: Mrs. Henry Propst, of the eastern side, Mrfe. J. F. Hevener and Mrs. Hubert Smith, of Hightown. Other children made their homes in the Valley and in Western States, most of them being present at the burial of their mother. Mr. Wilson died soon after moving to Augusta, some five or six years ago
Revival Meeting- [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
Revival Meeting- Rev R. D. McNeer announced on Sunday morning last that a revival meeting would begin lit the Methodist church here on Sunday night next, Mar 20, and continue for approximately two weeks. Cottage pray er meetings are being held in private hemes as a preparation for the spec ia! service. In cpnnecticn with his announcement Mr. McNeer gave some statis tics revealed by the recent religeous census of the community, some of the facts revealed being gratifying, while othvs showed great need of a work of giace. The hope expressed by the minister that the special service would meet with hearty endorsement and co operation and that the meetings be well attended, is seconded by all who are interested in the needed spiritual uplift and advancement of the Mas ter’s Kingdom in the community.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
For Sale at Once As I expect to leave the County this spring I will sell privetly my home near Monterey. Good seven room house with electric lights, cist ern water at kitchen, stable, cellar, with granery over same, wood house plenty of fruit, large garden, pasture for one or two cows. Right price to buyer. J. H. PRUITT, % o lention this paper in answering Adv.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
FOR SALE —Pure White Leghorn eggs. A setting of 15 eggs $1.50. Nw is the time to hatch your winter layers. H. B. WOOD, Monterey, Ya. HONOR LIST NEW—W. A. Slaven, Elkins W. Va RENEWALS. —W. H. Williams Dewey Wiseman, McDowell, Amos Sponaugle, Abe Echard, Luther Hammer, Monterey Rt.l; L. B. Crummett, A. S. Graham, Williamsville; G. A. Robinson, Eolar; Mrs Laura E Wade, Mill Gap; L. B. Ralston, R. H. Wade, T. R. Woods, Vanderpool; G. Anson Bird, Churchville; C T Bird, Valley Center; Miss Mildred Rexrode, Bridge water; Mrs L. L. Lowance. Ridgeway W-. Va. V.. R. Shumate, White Sulphur. Rev W C Gum, Jarrett, Va; .Mrs WMIS JaciAop, oatesville, Pa.;' 8r..00 Smith, IT wjj.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
STRISCi Suit's toasted" CIGARETTE No cigarette has the same delicious flavor as Lucky Strike. Because Lucky Strike is the toasted cigarette. CHURCH SERVICES Monterey Circuit—Revival services will be held in Monterey- beginning the 20th inst. There will be services each evening at eight o’clock. Some layman will open the service each evening. There will also be special evenings observed. Everyone is asked to be present. On Sunday, March 20th, there will be preaching at Hightown, 11 a. m.; at Trinity, 3 p. m. and at Monterey 7:30 p. m. The Anal settlement for the Stewards will be in the Monterey church Saturday, March 19th, 10:30 a. m, Rembrt D. McNeer GO bjr inJLS Revival meeting dates for Highland charge; ✓ Asbury, April, 4 H."T. Heironimus, evangelist. Geo. Hilbert, singer. Fairview revival to follow this. Green Hill, May 1 J. Herbert Norton and wife. Union Chapel, June 5 W. A. Grogg and Prof! Arbogast. Sieg Chapel will follow Union Chap el meetings. J. R. Basket of Covington will ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
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IT IS BIRD-HOUSE SEASON NOW [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
IT IS BIRD-HOUSE SEASON NOW Epßoys and girls living in the eastern part of Um nai'oa'nre now ready to dispute the .assertion 'that any other than the birds are "mail's best friends.? Through study of the tree an treework and a voting lor the most popular tree they have been taught about trtrda by the American Forestry Association, That Is that were it* not lor the unceasing work of the birds in destroying insects we would have very few crops. So build ib bird house. This picture snows (Washington boy»2who.'won i .various. designs.*,
BELLS_OF BUDDHA Their Tones Vary With the Tastes of the People. Continuous Symphony of Tinkling in Rangoon and Mandalay—Japanese More Stern in Tone. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 18 March 1921
BELLS_OF BUDDHA Their Tones Vary With the Tastes of the People. Continuous Symphony of Tinkling in Rangoon and Mandalay—Japanese More Stern in Tone. The bell is almost as characteristic a symbol of Buddhism as is the seated figure of Buddha himself. It varies, in the different Buddhist countries, with the temperament and tastes of the people. In Burma, where even Buddhism turns to sunshine and to prettiness and the towers of the temples evaporate in lace work and jewelry, the bells, glittering with precious stones, hang in clusters from the umbrellalike top of the pagoda spire and ring at their own sweet will. In the temple courts of Rangoon and Mandalay there is a continuous symphony of tinkling and chiming things—dainty, casual, wayward. But the bells of China and Korea end those of Japan are more grandiose and sober. Like the stainedglass windows of European cathedrals, Japanese bells are storied records of their temples and their times. They bear inscriptions by famous poets and...