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DICKNESON COUNTY HERALD
Palilisiied Eery Thursday at Clintrod.Va.
F. C. Raines, Editor
The Dickenson Comity Herald is inde
pendent in politics and it’s columns are
op a to all parties at the regular rates.
Subscristion, $1.50 a year, in advance.
Six months," 75c.
Advertising Rates:—Classified adds,
dc.mtsper word,minimum charge, 50c.
Reading notices, 2 cents per word.
Car.! of thanks, obituaries, lodge reso
lutions on 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
Commanieans will not be published
vil'iDjt the na-neof the author is known
,o the publisher.
Entered as second class of mail matter
February 10th 1927, at Clintwood, Va.,
under the Act of March 3, 1379.
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we all. or at least most all of
us, have traveled to some extt -t
and have been about in other
towns and cities. We have, no
doubt, in our travels noticed
many peculiar things and ob
jects of great interest as well
as very beautiful, which was a
treat to our sense of sight to
gaze upon, and again we have
viewed objects that, in a "way,
was not ’ so interesting, neither
were they gratifying to the
eye. In our travels we have
heard sounds and . expressions
that seemed to enlighten us and
bring happiness and content
ment to our minds, and again
we have heard expressions that
would probably create a feeling
of contempt or disrespect to
ward some people, however, we
presume all of this must come
during our life here.
To what the above paragraph
alludes, we do not have to get
out of Clintwood to experience.
We meet with such experiences
right here in our own town ev
ery day. Almost everyday we
hear some individual of our
town talking about his neigh
bor, talking about the school,
talking about the churches, or
in some way talking about his
home town. But to have your
home-town-folks talk about
their and your home-town does
not hurt so bad as having some
out-sider, a man from some ot
her town, come into our town
and use slighty remarks about
our school, our buildings, or our
streets. We may not enjoy hav
ing people come into our town
and criticise and use slurring
remarks about our town, but
after all, haven’t they a right
to criticise our streets or the
condition of our streets? Think
this over and take a look at
Main Street and you will agree
that there should be somethin^
done.
“Better get a garden rake, or
drag of some kind and drag the
paper, bottles .and other trash
from your Main Street.” This
expression was used by a vis
itor to Clintwood not many
days ago. Wouldn’t any resid
ent of Clintwood have felt hum
llitated at hearing such an ex
piession as that from a strang
le \ , but it is an undeniable
tact that the trash the stranger
had reference to is there for
anyone to see. What are we
and the officials of our town
going to do about it? Are We
going to let this condition re
mam as it is and let folks tell
the world how unsightly our
streets are? Surely not. There
are several things that can be
done to improve the appearance
of our streets.
This article could be applied
to a few other neighboring
towns, but let us clean up the
streets of Clintwood before we
talk about the other towns.
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AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
INCREASING
Detroit, Oct. An indication
that the automobile industry
is looking forward toward in
creasing prosperity was noted
here today with the announce
ment by the Chevrolet Motor
Company that construction will
start immediately on a new
Chevrolet assembly plant in At
lanta.
the Atlanta plant has been
made necessary to adequately
meet the requirements of the
rapidly growing demand for
Chevrolet cars in the South and
at the same time to relieve the
Cincinnati' plant, which has
been operating nn ...v/cuneastern
tauiiiess as well as that from
more immediate territory. The
Atlanta "plant will serve partic
ularly Georgia, Florida and
parts of Alabama and South
Carolina.
When completed early next
spring the plant will represent
an investment of more than $
2,250,000 , covering acreage,
building and equipment. Thirty
one acres of ground have been
taken over for the Atlanta lay
out. Building plans call for 410,
000 square feet of floor space,
including plants, office and
driveaway shed."
The plant will be one of the
largest and finest of its kind in
the south with a capacity of
350 cars a day. Work will be
provided for 1,200 people and
the payroll will exceed $8,000
daily.
The assembly plant proper
will be a one story unit, 800 by
320 feet, of face brick constru
ction with a monitor steel roof
There will be a Fisher Body div
1;si2n, of similar construction,
160 by 680 feet, and parts sup
p y depot 120 by 204 feet. Plans
also call for a two story office
building, 40 by 204 feet.
Completion of the Atlanta
project will provide the Chev
olet Motor Company with
hght assembly plants through
out the country and an export
plant at Bloomfield, New Jersey
Domestic assembiy plants are
located in Flint, Michigan, Tar
rytown, New York, Norwood,
-Ohio, Oakland, California, Buf
falo, New York, Janesville, Wis
consin, and St. Louis, Missouri.
In addition Chevrolet main
tains manufacturing plants in
Detroit, Bay City, Saginaw,
Flint and Toledo.
EMORY & HENRY EN
ROLLMENT INCREASING
(By James M. Skeen)
With the opening of the nine
tieth session, all previous en
rollment records for Emory
and Henry College were shat
tered. At the present time over
400 students have placed their
name on the registrars book. Of
the 400 students, enrolled al
ready about 65 are girls. This
number marks a new peak in
co-ed attendance.
Five years ago, the begining
)f President Hillman’s admin
istration the total enrollment
of the freshman class amount
ed to 45. Today that class has
swelled to about 150 and there
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we attach a red “O. K.”
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This tag certifies that the
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others to be added. Ttm is the
fourth consecutive the fresh
man roll calls have attained
new “high water” marks.
Students attending from
Dickenson County are: Misses
Hattie Tiller and Dorothy Hill
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l;ural Percentage in
Virginia High
Richmond, Va., - Rural pop
ulation forms 70.8 per cent of
the total population of the Old
Dominion. Only fifteen states
have a higher percentage than
this.
This fact is disclosj
Statistical Study of
Virginia, prepare
son, III, connected wit’
search department at the Un
iversity of Virginia and Wilson
Gee, professor of Rural Econ
omics and Sociology of the sam-c
institutigDctnern and six west
ern and middle western states
have a rural population larger
than Virginia. Mississippi does
not seem to have any trouble
“keeping them down on the
farm”. Her percentage of rural
population is 86.6 per cent, the
highest in the Union. North Da
kota is a close second with 86.4.
Rhode Island has the lowest per
centage only 2.5 per cent of her
population being rural. The Dis
trict of Columbia has no rural
population.
ORDER PUBLICATION
In the Clerk’s Office of the
Circuit Court of the County of
Dickenson, on the 14th day of
September 1927.
\labama Poe Complainant
against
vVilliam Taylor Poe Defendant
The object of this suit is to
>btain a divorce a vinculo mat
imonii, upon the grounds of
desertion.
And affidavit * having been
nade and filed that the defend
int William Taylor Poe is not
resident of the State of Virgin
ia, it is ordered that he do ap- j
eear here within 10 days after
lue publication hereof, and do
what may be necessary to pro
ject his interest in this suit.
And it is further ordered that a
copy hereof, be published once
a week for four successive
weeks in the Dickenson Countj
Herald and that a copy be post
ed at the front door of the
court-house of this county on
>r before the second September
rules, 1927.
A copy—Teste:
W. E. Rasnick Clerk.
By N. E. Hughes D. C.
W. B. Phipps p.q.
In the Circuit Court Clerk’s
Office of Dickenson Co. Sept.
fc^l927.
OB'. Kenady against Faucet
SjBreaveler Shoe Co. and John
UpSkeen, Defts.
The object of this garnish
ment is to enforce the lien of
an exero+;'”V,ln favor of F- T.
r“-.Huy v. Faucette Peaveler
Shoe Company for the sum of
$20.86. It is therefore ordered
that Faucette Peaveler Shoe
Co. appear here within 10 days
after due publication hereof
and do what is necessary to
protect his interest.
W. E. Rasnick Clerk.
By N. E. Hughes D. C.
In Dickenson County Clerk’s
Office Sept. 18th, 1927.
Bank of Haysi against Farley
Ciphers.
The object of this suit is to
seH Lot No. 11 of the South Ad
dition to the town of Haysi Vir
ginia to pay his debts of $225.
JO and 13 per cent attorney fee
;o Bank of Haysi due by two
notes one for $150.00 and the
ither for $75.00 payable to Z.
L. South and assigned to Bank
)f Haysi. It is ordered that
Farley Cyphers appear within
10 days from due publication
)f this order and do what is
necessary to protect his inter
ests in this suit.
W. E. Rasnick Clerk
By N. E. Hughes D. C.
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THE HERALD
Clintwood, Virginia
. FACTS
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