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Dickenson County herald. [volume] (Clintwood, Va.) 1939-195?, August 17, 1939, Image 2

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The Dickenson County
Published every Thursday
by the
Clintwood Printing Co.
Clintwood, Va.
August ‘Hitchings
Claude McMillan, 21, to Effie
New, 16.
Charles R. Flanary, 22, to Al
verdia Ring, 22.
Warren G. H. Bailey, 21, to
Dorothy M. Sutherland, 18.
Steve Smith, 23, to Sylvia
Meade, 23.
Clive Fleming, 33, to Virginia
Holt, 24.'
Ark Artrip, 21, to Edith M.
Sykes, 19.
Elihu Adams, 24, to’ Joan Gib
son, 23.
Deputy Clerk Kilby Fuller re
ports that there has been only one
marriage license issued within the
last ten days which is very un- j
usual. The average is about one !
every two or three days. Until
August the warm summer months
had a heavy marriage roster. No i
one seems to know the cause of j
this slackness — it is especially
noteworthy when one considers
that winter is only a month or two
Maxine, little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Ferdie Beverly, suffered
a broken arm when she fell from
a building Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Beverly
are the proud parents of a baby
girl, born Aug. 4, and weighing
lx/2 pounds. She has been named
Nanna Mac.
Clyde Rose and family spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Bal
lard Horton of Georges Fork.
Morel Strouth of Norland visit
ed J. H. Srouth and family Sun
day afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Rose of
Georges Fork visited relatives here
J. H. Kose and iamny attended
the baptizing at Lick Fork Sun
Eddie Hughes and family of
Georges Fork visited Gabe Hughes
Carl Eugene, son of Josh Rose,
has been very ill for the past two
weeks but is better now.
Moscow Rose spent the latter
part of last week at Coalwood, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Powers of
Darwin visited at the home of Cor
bet Boggs Sunday.
Sheriff J. H. Anderson was on
Honey Camp Friday.
Fred Rose and children of
Georges Fork visited Josh Rose
and family Sunday.
Woodrow and Manie Strouth
attended church s e r v ic e s at
Georges Fork Sunday.
Mrs. Otto Beverly has been ill
with tonsilitis, but is better now.
From page one
For Reliefers
charged that high engineers of
WPA were not operating a relief
program, as Congress intended.
Standards of physical fitness, it
was said, have been made higher
for WPA than for private indus
try. One speaker declared that
WPA officials have been stung by
the shovel leaning jokes and have
forgotten that relief for the needy
is the reason for WPA. Unless
WPA engineers come to an under
standing of the social program,
said the speaker, Congress will
soon decide to throw the whole
WPA structure aside.
Hospital Notes
To Mrs. Mack Crabtree a baby
daughter was born on August 13.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonah Carden’s
son who has been in the Hospital
with an infected foot will go home
in a day or so.
Bobby, son of Mr. and Mrs.
John Yates of Caney Ridge, is
back in the hospital again with a
broken leg. This is the fifth time
that the same leg has been broken.
Mr. Gerald Wise of the Com
mission for the Blind from Rich
mond, Virginia, is recovering from
an operation for appendicitis.
Lewis Bayes who was in the re
cent sawmill explosion over on the
Pound is improving slowly.
Others undergoing treatment in
the Clintwood Hospital are Andy
Mullins and Mrs. Wilson Pierce of
Sunday was regular church time
with the Freewills at Pine Creek,
and Elders Bill Willis and George
Mooney conducted services. A
large crowd was present and good
preaching reported.
G. J. Colley For
House of Delegates
Subject to the action
of the Democratic conven
tion to be held in Wise in
August, I hereby announce
myself as a candidate for
Floterial Delegate from
Wise and Dickenson coun
ties. Your support is so
licited and will be deeply
Granville J. Colley.
George W. Stone
For Supervisor
To the Voters of
Willis District:
I hereby announce myself a
candidate for the office of Super
visor of Willis District, subject
to the will of the voters.
I would have placed my name
before the Democratic conven
tion at Haysi on Feb. 4, but I
was away at the time and was
informed that district candi
dates would be nominated in
June, 1939 for the Nov. election.
Your help and influence will
be appreciated regardless of
yo^r party affiliations.
More Tractors in South
Mississippi leads the Old South in
the increase in the number of trac
tors between 1930 and 1938, its per
centage of increase being 165.
‘Magellanic Clouds'
The so-called “Magellanic clouds”
of the southern sky contain hundreds
of stars, each of which is 10,000
times brighter than the sun.
Per Capita Sausage Consumption
In 1937 the average American ate
approximately 11.4 pounds of sau
us put you there with some I
snappy posters and other
campaign advertising.
It Pays to Advertise
Apple Is Popular
“Certain it is the apple has, on the
whole, no rival among fruits. There
are fruits of more pronounced and
even of more delicious Savors.
There are fruits which present a
high proportion of nutriment. But
in variety of color and Savor, in sat
isfying qualities, in ability to hold
its place as a fruit staple against all
comers, no other fruit equals the
apple.”—National Apple Institute.
Lights for Poultry Houses
Once a mining post, Fort Yukon is
now chiefly noted for its fur trade.
Like other towns of Alaska, its chief
problem used to be its chickens,
for those canny birds tried to take
advantage of their sunlit nights and
to work and scratch around the
clock. Distraught by their worthy
efforts, they lost weight and would
not lay, until Alaska solved the prob
lem by providing them with artifi
cially darkened houses for nights.
Picking Pullets Fed Oats
The picking pullet’s desire to eat
up her sisters is easily overcome
by adding oats to her diet, says the
Washington Experiment station, in
the Country Home Magazine. Oat
hulls or oat millfeed will do the
trick. But oat hull ash or oat ash
will not cure cannibalism.
At the insistence of my
many friends. I hereby an
nounce myself as Commis
sion agent for Clint wood
Hardware & t'urniture Co
John E. Short
Ordei of Publication
Virginia. In the Clerk’s Office of
the Circuit Court of the County
of Dickenson, on the 1st day of
Augustl, 939.
Frankie Lewis, Complainant
Robert P. Lewis, deft.
The object of this suit is to ob
tain a divorce, a vincullo matri
monii, from the defendant upon
the grounds of adultery.
And affidavit having been made
and filed that the defendant, Rob
ert P. Lewis is not resident of the
state of Virginia, it is ordered that
he appear here within 10 days af
ter due publication hereof, and do
what may be necessary to protect
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 Dicken
son County Herald, and that a
copy be posted at the front door
of the courthouse of this county on
on or before the 1st Aug. rules, 1939
A copy....Teste:
K .E .Fuller, deputy
for W.E.Counts, Clerk
f. C. Smith, p.q, 8-3-39
Plumbing - Heating
Electrical Wiring
We are as close as your
Phone -- 471
Ramey & Son
Life Insurance, Fire Insurance on homes and on
household goods, Carand Truck Insurance
James M. Skeen, Agent
The Coolest Place In Town
Sodas - Candies - Cigars
Drug Sundries
Main St.
Clintwood. Va.

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