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OICKNESON CitlihlY HERALD
Published Every Thursday at ClintwoolVa,
F. C. Raines, Editor
The Dickenson Couuty Herald is inde
pendent in politic and it’s columns are
open to all parties at the regular rates.
Subscristion, $1.50 a year, in advance.
Six months, 75c.
Advertising Rates:—Classified adds,
2 cents per'word,minimum charge, 50c.
Reading notices, 2 cents per word.
Card ot' thanks, obituaries, lodge reso
lutions oh death. 2 cents per word, min
imum charge $1.00. Legal advertising,
10c per line for 8 point type for each
insertion, payment before proof of pub
lication is issued. Divorce notices $10.00,
payable in advance. National Bank
Statements $7.50; State Banks $5.00
Communieans will not be pu ..fished
without the nameof the autho k lown
to the publisher.
Entered as second class of(mail matter
February 10th 1927, at Clintwood, Va.,
under the Act af March 3,-1879.
Straw Hat Time.
One may now inquire, without
being premature, what kind of a
straw hat his neighbor will wear
this year. But the question will
not provoke a discussion of the
new spring styles-in straws and
their relative merits and popul
arity. Invariably such an intero
gation will bring one or two an
swers, either “.new one” or “iast
year’s.” ’
The straw hat has developed
among the members of the stron
ger sex strange inconsistency.
Men may venture forth in a re
furnished last year’s model but
the most unconventional, wheth
er the owner of a new or ressur
rected grass kelly dare not treat
with disdain the calendar limits
fashions has erected around the
straw hat season. To appear in
public wearing a straw hat before
the season opens and after its
fall closing is to invite suspicions
of eccentricity or rusticity. Only
country squires and retired jud
ges can violate this fashion de
cree with impunit,r.
It may be true that men observe
the rules and edicts of fashion
less strictly than women, but wo
men could not observe any one of
their mutinlicity of vogues and
The Real Commencement
The seniors are graduating.
From the elementary schools,
from the high schools, from the
colleges and universities they are
being ushered forth to new fields
of activity, new experiences, new
problems. ,
Some of them are through with
school. For them this is a real
commencement of the batiles of
life.
But some are through with
school, none is through with
study. Though some are through
with schoolastic prepeparation,
none is through with that contin
ual, sustained application which
is the accumulative preparation
of all who are fired with the am
oition and zeal of which success
is born.
Whatever the field of action to
the graduates now seek entrance,
they will find that the price of
advancement, of service and re
ward, is indeed the commence
ment of study and preparation
upon an ever-increasing scale.
Some there are, no doubt, who
like to think that they now are
“through.” Indeed they are
through—through with hope and
through witn ambition and thru
with advancement—unless they
now commence.
PICKS TOPICS”
modes more rigidly than man con
forms to the calendar limits on
the season for wearing sti aw hats.
The school of experience has
class reunions.
“The last snail be first” may
apply to baseball at the end of
the season. The only check an
extravagant woman wants put
on her attractivities is a bank
check.
The multi-millionaire with
chronic ir.d gestion is one man
who wants little here below.
Unless a man gets a great deal
more than money out'of his job,
he is missing a lot of satisfaction.
By the time all the states get
their good roads programs finish
e 1 the world will be riding in air
i lanes.
Be not deceived! The < ar that
comes out with i e r ces’gns has^
the same ones on tne pedestrians.'
Fashion note say,; a womanj
should have a hat to match every j
costume. Still, she would never (
have anything fit to wear.
The girls seem to have adopted
the slogan of the paint trade and
imagine that when they save the
surface they save all.
An experienced wife is one who
can dream < f other things while
pretending to listen to her hus
band’s discnption of his symtoms.
That bulletin of the department
of agriculture which react “The
cat crop ranks third in impor
tance’’ would not have been so
far from the truth had the last
two words been omitted. Even
the printer should have known,
the difference between oats ano
cats.
FREMONT MAN AGAIN
cash prize Winner
Washington, D. C. May 8th.
I. H. Ellington, Eclgerman at
the Ritter Mill in Fremont, Va.,
was, according tb anneuncemen4
today by the National Lumber
Manufacturers Association, agaii
this year awarded a $50.00 cash
prize in its Annual competition
open zo the thousands of sawmil;
employees throughout the United
States. Last yeai. he received a
cash prize of $ 50.00 for his im ■
proved methods of edging hard
wood lumber, while this year a
similar amount is awarded for
his sectional edger feed roll in
vention,
The first prize of $1,000.00 cash
tnis year was awarded a Wiscon
sin man, Wm. J, McHale of Sep
erton, for his Multipie Guide Dim
ension Mill, The second cash prize
of $50°.00 went to a South Car
olina sawmill contestant, A. L.
Thomas of Charleston, for his
scale and indicator attachment
for lumber edgers. Three $100.00
cash prizes went to men employ
ed in Wisconsin and Washington,
and the other three $50.00 prizes
to men in Minnesota and Wash
ington mills.
Welded Links In The Melt
ing Pot.
Do you realize that according
to the U. S. censrs of 1920, there
are 1,023,225 Norwegians in the
United States, either born in Nor
way or one cr both of whose par
ents were foreign born, and that,
and according to the same census,
there are actually upwards of a
half million residents of the
United States who were born in
Norway? These figures become
more significent when we realize
that the population of Norway in
1920 was oidy 2,649,775.
And because of this sturdy ele
ment of Norsemen making- up
the one-hundredth part of Amer
ica’s great “melting pot,” it is
fitting to call attention to May 17,
Norway’s Constitution Day, cele
brated and held dear by
Norsemen wherever they may be.
Under its Constution, adopted
May 17, 1814, Norway became a
constitutional hereditary monar
chy, though by no means absolute,
as the people of that kingdom
exercised and e ijoyed freedom
and legislative power similar i:i
effect to republics. This was due
to a stong national character
backed by a constitution.
The Norsemen love their Con
i t'tution as Americans love theirs.
In fact, the strong individual na- i
tior.al character belonging to the ^
people of Norway, combined with j
iheir conservatism, their develop-1
nent in the a,*ts, music and pain-1
ting,their dire :t decendancy from |
the Vikings of ola, their strength I
in the merchantile marine indus- j
try, (which until the beginning:
of the World war was exceeded
only by Great Brittain, Germany
arid the United States) means
that all Americans can take from
them lessons of strength and loy
a'ty.
To the Norsemen in'America a
word of tribute is due. Allegi
ance is born in him. On a day of
patriotic celebration of an Arner
ican hist* rical event you will find
the American fla^ flying in front
of a Norwegian’s home, perhaps
a little sooner than his neighbor’s
Hag is unfurled. When he speaks,
his words are appreciative of A
merican liberty and of American
institutions. It is born in a Noi -
wegian to be patriotic, and he
readily adjusts himself to condi-j
tions. Because of the sturdy, pa
triotic character of the sons and
daughters of Norwav, America
has added a strong fabric to her
national life.
CULLS
HE SAID A MOUTHFULL
Teacher--”Robert give me a
sentence using the word ‘satiate”.
Bobby—“I took Mamie Jones to
a picnic last summer and I’ll sat
iate quite a lot.”
STORAGE PROBLEM
Old Gentleman (Seeing the
small, colored boy was having
some trouble in getting away
with the large melon he was try
ing to eat)—Too much melon
isn’t it Rastus?”
Small Colored Boy—“No sah,
ocs', not enough niggah.”
THRIFTY BRIDEGROOM
Mr. Macdonald (arranging with
clergyman for his second mar
riage)-And I should like toe cere
mony in my yard this time sir.”
Clergyman—“Good gracious,
why?”
Mr. Macdonald—“Then the
fowls can pick up the rice- we
wasted a great deni last time.'
HIS ALIBI
Lady-“A strong man like you
ought not to beg. Why don’t you
look ’round for a job.?”
Hobo-“I cant ltfok ’round,
lady; I gotta stiff neck.”
WARM HOSPITALITY .
Sign in front of Pennsylvania
Church. -Sermon “On theroauto
Hell” Eveay body welcome.
NIGHT.
(By Estel Sutherland,)
The sun was hidden by the moun
tain crest,
And the stars were out far
above;
The nightingale to hit mate
’Was singing a song of love.
The old barred owl shrieked his
cry
And all else was quiet for a
moment,
Under the starry sky.
The whippoorwill was singing
. From his perch in the old apple
tree,
And the leaves quivered in the
breeze
Like a ship on stormy sea.
Gay chirpings came on a my ears.
Clcse by
Tne crickets were out a wooing,
Under the twinkling sky.
The air was decked with sweet
ness
Th it ripe apples freely shed,
Amt the timid flowers of Autumn
Gently ho wed their lowly head
As the mm muring - wind passed
b.v,
Hummir g its merry singsong,
Under the moonlit sky.
Ah! lovers walked beneath that
moon,
AmJ breathed the sweet night
air;
They peeped at twinkling stars
above
That lend their vigilant care—
It’s thrilling with your lover by
In beautiful, lovely, night,
Under the jewelled sky.
In the Olerk’n Office of the Coiinty
of Dickenson, on the 26th day of April
1927.
A. H. Yates Complainant,
Against:
Andrew Mullins, Nellie C. Mullins 'and
Minnie Mullins, Defcedants. The ob
ject'of this suit is to sell 6.15 a. r s < f
land belonging to Minnie Mullins on Ca
ney Creek being land conveyed to her
by 8. G. Rose and wife by deed recorded,
records Dickenson County, Va. in dead
book No. 53 page 410 and apply proceeds
to payment of note of Andrew Mullins
and Minnie Mullins payable to A. B.
Yates for $53.00 and 10 per cent attorney
fee, with interest from June 2fith 1925.
And affidavit having been made and tiled
that thedefendants, Andrew Mullins and
Minnie Mullins are not residents of the
State of Virginia. It is ordered that
they do appear here within 10 days i f
ter due publication hereof, and do what
is necessary to protect their interest in
this suit. And it is further ordered that
a copy hereof be published once a week
for four weeks in The Dickenson County
Herald and that a copy be posted at the
front door of the court-house of this
county on or before the first May rules,
1927. A Copy—Teste:
W. E. Rasniek, Clerk.
By E. Hughes, D. C.
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