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v-yTocinii i ii ?? wmtmmmmm tmgmrnm Highland Kecorder LOCAL ISEWS Brief News Notes ? People at Home and Abroad. MONTEREY, VA., SEPT. 12, 1919. V. B. Bishop returned from the North Thursday, after purchasing his fail stock of godds. Harry Jones and Charlie Eye two more Highland boys, are back from overseas. t Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Samples \of Stariglit Creek have moved to a farm in the Deerfleld section. Mrs. W. A. Cunningham is on the sick list this week. William Prichard has returned tc the University after a few weeks visijt ti his friend, R. C. Jones. Mrs. Boyd Stephenson is slowly im proving after her recent illness. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hicklin ant little daughter spent several days last week at the former's old home on the Bull Pasture. Miss Salie Slaven, left this weel. for Conshohocken, Pa., where she expects to go into training. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Don Sullen borger, on last Sunday, a fine son. Mrs. 0. J. Campbell returned Mon day from a visit to her aged father Jesse B. Slaven in Marlinton. Roy Dickson went out to Stauntoi Tuesday to enter the Dunsmore Busi ness College. Miss Evelyn Jones was a passengei on Pullins east bound car Monday. Miss Annie Gillespie, who has beei spending a few days inStaunton, re turned to Monterey Tuesday. Ambrose Kramer, of Swoope, Va. is visiting Highland friends and rela tives. Lee J. Wimer and Mrs. J. W. Cal houn, of Crabbottom were over Mon day and visited Mrs. Catherine Trim ble, just south of town. G. B. Kramer and sister, Mis Laura, of Stuart's Draft neighboi hood, are visiting their aunt, Mrs. J W. Bird, of this place. Miss Kram" ?will be remembered by a number c our people, having taught in the Moi tcrey High school two terms. Dr. R. W. Bragg, of Alberta, Va. was in Monterey a short while Mod day, and had us to place his name oi Recorder subscription list. Lightning struck a flue top on H H. Pullin's house Tuesday evening but did no serious damage. Ther' was no rain falling at the time, tli boltcoming from a cloud hanging i) the north-west. The day was : very warm one and the electrical di play followed. Dr. and Mrs. A. A. Bird, recentl; of Camp Shelby, Miss.; came to Mon terey last r'riday to visit the doctor' sisters, Mesdaines Richard Jones ant J. C. Matheny. Dr. Bird has beei with the medical branch of the arm: for nearly two years, but expects tt receive his discharge soon. All Auxiliaries having any knit ting or Refugee garments on ham will please send same at once to th Red Cross Work Room. Mrs C. M. Lunsford, Director. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Price, accom panied by the former's mother, Mis W. A. Price, of the Doe Hill neigh' borhood, were in Monterey last Satu. day. Mr. Price presented this i/lic with a 1918 sweet pumpkin ana soiin Ben Davis apples; all in good stat of preservation. Vaccinate your cattle for Blackle; We have the vaccine. Highland Mercantile Co. Miss Stella Malcom, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Crawford Malcom, o the Monterey valley, returned fron her training school in Richmond ?' few days ago, having completed tin course, and is now a full-fledgtt nurse. Said one thoughtful nubbin to an other, 'I growled and worried ovet that cool weather in August, but this hot spell will cure me," There will be a called communica tion of Highland Lodge No. 110 A F. & A. M. for work in the third de gree. Geo. W. Wright, Division Lec turer is expected to be present and confer the degree and all the breth eren are urged to be present. There might be something in the way of re freshment after the meeting. Remember the date, Mohd&y night, ,-Septeraber 15 th. -? j W. H. Matheny, Sec. ! J. Hull Kramer, in charge of the road force, is arranging^ to go to work on the new section w be built near Meadow Dale. In anticipation ?of cool nights, he will erect a camp with sleeping quarters and cook xoom so th ajt work may continue well through the fall.. As we understand it. about one mile of road la to be built, praciicajly on a new location* and It will be a big improvement over4 the present one. The bridge contractors are said to be on the ground, and as the new road will have to be built before the bridge can be u&ed, the transfer of the road force to that point is timely. The new bridge will be of cement and on a location just above where the road now crosses the river. The report as published last week that J. B. Lightner had purchased a lot from Y. B. Bishop proved to be a mistake. As yet Mr. Lightner has jmade no purchase. Mrs, Mfth?U R??4 ?tnd aimr, Mrs. ot Jackson's River, were ra^ipg in town Monday. Mrs. J. W. Boyer and mother, Mrs. j. H. Stephenson, returned home Saturday. H. W. and Mason Armstrong, of he Doe Hill community, were in rlonterey Tuesday. Miss Rose Stephenson is spending ome time with Mrs. Boyd Stephen ;on. Mrs. E. A. Hicklin, of the Bull Pas ure, and two daughters, Miss Ruba, f Easton, Pa., and Miss Lula, of As oria, L. I., were in Monterey Wed lesday, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. esse Hiclilin. Watch This Paper for details and ate of my sale of personal property, ale will take place the latter part f Oct. 1919. Some of "the things o offer are: 106 head of sheep, 22 attle, 9 calves, 20 head hogs, a full ine of farm machinery, tools and lousehold goods. G. Lee Chew, ts Monterey, Va. Mr. and Mrs. William Boggs, of 'ranklin, motored to Monterey Sun ay afternoon and were accompanied y Mrs. Mary Monroe and son of Vashington, D. C., who had been lsiting them. Mrs. Monroe took the iartow mail car Monday morning or West Virginia, where she former y resided. Rev. G. W. Staples and the several elegates to the recent District Con srence at Ridgely, W. Va., returned aturday and report a profitable and ?leasant session. -There were three pplicants for license to preach and he one from Montereyy, A. Hinkle jhumate, was the only one to pass he examination, making practically 00 per cent. Hinkle went from here to Bridgewater where he will isit until the opening of the Ran olph Macon schools, when he will nter upon his praise-worthy course f study. o VALLEY CENTER Sept. 8, 1919 H F. Herold and daughters, Misses lelle and Mabel and son, Clyde, ave returned from a trip to Poca ontas county. Mrs. W. D. Wade and children pent last week with relatives in the /alley Center community. Misses Corinne and Pauline Ryder /ere recent visitors to friends in the ^rabbottom Valley. Mrs. 0. J. Campbell, of Monterey, /as the week-end guest of relatives n Marlinton, W. Va. Lee Gum and daughter, Miss Lu ?ile, spent last Friday with Valley enter friends. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. B'lrna and Rev. I. L. Wood expect lo attend a meet ng of the Lexington Presbytery to >e held at Windy Cove Churcli. near lillboro this week. Miss Katherine * Campbell and rother Warren of Monterey, spent a ?art of last week with the r sister, Irs. Harry Bird. Frank Bratton, of Bolar, was a 'usiness visitor to our neighborhood ?. few days ago. R. W. Lighttnr n.*s be?en visiting elatives in Greenbrier county for he past two weeks. Sidney Wade spent Sunday at Bo ar. He was accompanied by his sis er, Mrs.J. E. Gum, of Meadow Dale Miss Maysie Rexrode is visiting :er sisters, Mesdames Stouart and .leverage at Bailor', W. Va. Miss Lillian ?'hi:p. of Frost, has >een the guests r.f the Misses 1 >ders. Mrs. G. G. Clendennen and daugh er Mary Elizabeth and Miss Lillian jightner, of Maxwelton, W. Va., who lave ben the guests of _ High and and Bath county relatives for .he past three weeks have now gone :o Millboro to visit the farail? of H. McLaughlin and attend the meet ng of the Presbytery. Miss Josephine Page, of Naples, is ipending some time with Mrs. Lottie ^ightner. Mrs. Florence Fleisher, of Meadow )ale, was the guest of her brocner. I. H. Wade last Thursday. She was iccompanied home by her two neices, iollis and Virginia Wade. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Campbell and laughter, Lena Mae, spent the week 3nd at Marlinton, W. Va. Miss Lucy Gray Bird was a guest it the home of Dr. 0. J. Campbell Saturday and Sunday. H. A. McLaughlin and Mono, who lave been harvesting their hay, have finished and have returned to their lome at Millboro. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Williams spent Sunday oat the home of Mrs. Calvin Price at Dunmore. Quite a number of people attended the picnic at Beulah last Wednesday and all report an enjoyable day. Glenn Campbell has left for U. Va. where he will complete his courne In medicine the coming session. D. G. Ruckman, of Staunton, is a business visitor in our neighbor hood. X NEW ? Delo Hanson, Pougilkeep sie, N. Y. Dr R W Bragg, Alberta, Va. Miss Sallie Slaven, Conshohocken Pa Roy Dickson, Staunton, Va. RENEWALS? Mrs G. W. Botkin, McDowell, Va. Mrs W. A, Price, Doe Hill, Va. Mrs. Mahaia Reed, Mustoe, Mrs. M. McClintic, Mustpp, Miss Mayme Wilson, Charlottesville, Mrs Anthea McNett, Trimble, Har-ry gtrathey, Richmond, Mrs J. C. Tayiar, Kansas City, Mo. WANTED ? A girl or woman to help cook and help with house work. A good place to right person. J. C. MATHElfY Sudden Death . Another of the few Confederate veterans of Highland has answered the final roll-call and joined the si lent bivouc of the dead. Franklin J. Marshall, while crossing the street in New Hampden, his home, Sunday,, fell to the ground and died instantly. He was very feeble, and while his death came unexpectedly, it was more a sfyock than a surprise.-^ Mr. Marshall was born in 1840, hence 79 years of age, and is Surviv ed by his widow, formerly Miss Eliz abeth Mauzy. Several children al- 1 so survive, one of them Mrs. Ira Ma theny, living in Pocahontas. According to the roster of High land soldiers, Mr. Marshall belonged to Company H., 31st Virginia, was wounded at the 2nd battle of Manas sas and a prisoner at Point Lookout. Those who knew him best were his best friends and saw much in him to commend him as a man and a citizen. o ?MARRIED A telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Seybert, of Strait Creek, announcing the marriage of their daughter, Miss Sallie Seybert to Mr. Robert Mustoe, of Healing Springs, Va. The marriage took place at Warringtn, N. C., Saturday, September 6th. o Hunting iLcense Those who have taken out hount ing license for the present year are as folows: Paul Hiner, S. C.^Ervine, D. A. Ri ser, John Samples, 0. T. Wiley, J. A. Whitelaw, Robert McCray, Clint Mc Cray, Charles L. Leach, J. R. Gilles pie, J. R. Sprouse, Hansel Sprouse, R. C." Jones, R. F. Ervine, Guy Hamil ton, Julian Hamilton, J. W. Ervine, Charles W. Samples, Claude Beverage o School Opens Monday The Monterey High School will open on Monday, Sept. 15, with a full corps of teachers. We are not fully informed, bui there seems to be an outlook for the usual attendance of out-of-town pu pils, and the session is expected to prove one of the best in the history of the school. o ~ TEIMBLP Sept. 8, 1919 Geo W Lamb and daughters Misses Myrtle and Mamie and grandson, Ev eritt Terry and niece, Mrs. Wilbur Hite, motored to Addison Crummett's at McDowell Sunday. Misses Myrtle and Mamie will attend a protracted meeting at Crummett's Run this week, the others returning Sunday evening. Miss Bess Bishop, Miss Malen Dud ley, and Jesse Hiner, of Monterey, were Saturday night ? and Sunday guests of Mrs. S. H. Terry and family Hollie Gutshall has purchased Robert Gutshall's Ford. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Clay Waggy the 3rd, a son, Paul Milford. Mrs, Geo. A. Bussard, of Big Val ley, who was with her daughter, Mrs Orvie Gutshall for a couple of weeks, returned hom Saturday accompanied by her husband, Mrs. Gutshall who has typhiod fever Is getting along nicely. Mrs. Morgan Rader and three children, of W. Va., are visiting their brothers, Lonnie and Cameron Doyle. Hollie Gutshall, Robert Dickson Robert Gutshall, Willie Folks and Misses May and Lona Armstrong mo tored to Durbin Sunday. Little Miss Minnie Waggy and brother Russell who have typhoid fever are getting along nicely. W. W. Terry and son Richard and grand-child Ulys Verry were guests Sunday of the former's brother, A. J. Terry. Arthur Gutshall who had been overseas returned home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ginger were guests of Arthur Gutshall Saturday and Saturday night. Miss Elva McLaughlin was taken' to Charlottesville last week to under go an operation for appendicitis. She; was accompanied by her physician and mother, Little Violet and Edwin Gutshall have been right sick with yellow jaundice. Misses Hazel, Elsie and Julian Terry left Monday morning, Miss Hazel going to teach at Dayton, Va. and Julian will attend school there the coming session, and Miss Elsie, is going to attend school at Abington Va, They were accompanied part of the way by their brother, Frank. There were several attended the meeting of the Mutual Fire Insur ance Company, Saturday in Monterey Mrs. M. B. Gwin, of Bolar, visited her daughter, Mru, Hollie Gutshall,', last week. Eutis Bussard and John Gutshall went to Hot Springs after rootling. Hiawatha. , Mr. and Mrs. Walker Gutahall are visiting friends and reiatives here. ? Miss Elva McLaughlin left Thurs-. day for the hospital to be operated on for appendicitis. Mr. and Mrs. Harm Kelly, of IIos termail, W, Va;, are visiting friends here. Floyd Griffin and Odie Kelly found the boss bee tree last week, getting 64 lbs., of nice honey. Chipmunk "It Must Have Been Dead at Least 6 Months But Didn't Smell." "Saw a big rat in our cellar last fall." Writes Mrs. Joanny, "and bought a 25c cake of RAT-SNAP, broke it up into small pieces. Last week while moving we came across the dead rat. Must have been dead six months, didn't smell. RAT-SNAP is wonderful." Three sizes, 25c, 50c, $1. Sold and guaranteed by I. W. Nicholas, Crabbottom; Highland Mer cantile Co., Monterey; McNulty Bros. McDowell. noDomii 3ep.tt 9, 1919 Rev. L,, M. Moffett, who spent sev* oral days at his home lftsf week, re turned Thursday. f _ Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Sheppe and son, Alfred, of Brucetowiiy Ya.t spent sev eral davs the first of the wnek visit -ing relatives in McDowell and Doe Hill. 1 Rev. Mr. Snead who attended Dis trict Conference, brought home the report that McDowell was the banner circuit of the Baltimore Conference in the recent Centenary Campaign. Ed. Fox and Master GSorge Zim merman, of Romney, W. Va., return ed with Mr. Snead. Mrs. Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lockridge and daughter of Monterey, Mrs. Mary Pullin, Mrs. Louie Mc Clung and children spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Helms. J. Seybert Hansel left Saturday for Washington. Mrs. A. H. Jones and niece Geneva Jones, spent last week visiting rela tives in Pocahontas. The ladies of the Methodist church are hoping for a large crowd at their supper Saturday night. Ice cream, cake, sandwiches and candy will be served. Burton Hook has been in town sev eral days. Ed. Wiseman moved into the manse property Monday. Miss Blanche Robson is visiting Miss Ruth Hamilton. v Roy Snead spent several days at home last week. Blue Eye o CHURCH SERVICES Crabbottom charge M. E. Church, South, Rev. H. W. Lindamood pastor First Sunday: ? Central* Church 11:30 a. m.; New Church, 3 p. m. Second Sunday ? Circleville 11 a. m., and Dry Run 3 p. m. Third Sunday ? New Church 11 a. m. ; Union Chapel 3 p. m., and Cen tral 8:30 p. m. Fourth Sunday ? Central 8:30 p m s Presbyterian Services Sunday Sep tember 14th. Preaching at Crabbottom. at 11 a. m. and at Hightown at 3:30 p. m. Sunday schools as usual. Methodist Services, /Sunday Sep 14 Monterey ? S. school 9:30. Preach ing 11 A. M. Subject ? "Victory Made Easy." Sacrament in conclu sion. ' Trinity S. School 10 A. M. Preach ing 3 P. M. Subject ? "God's Sledge Hammer." Rehobath S. School 10 A. M. Preaching 8 P. M. Subject ? "A Live Book;" o PUBLIC RENTING By virtue of a decree entered in the Circuit Court of Highland county at the last April term thereof in the cause therein pending of John M. Jones' Ex'or vs. M L. Leach, I will on Saturday, the 20th day of Sept, 1919 at 10 o'clock a. m. in front of Mc Nulty's store at McDowell, Va., offer for rent publicly the undivided one half interest belonging to M. L. Leach in and to a tract of land on Bull Pasture mountain in <said coun ty containing 52 acres, more or less, on which said Leach resides. The said undivided one-half interest will be rented at public outcry to any one will rent and pay the sum of $110.05, the renter to pay in cash on day of renting the cost of suit and renting his bond waiving the homestead ex emption bearing interest from the day of renting and falling due at the end of the term. Given under my hand this 20th day of August, 1919. ANDREW L. JONES, Comr. I I hereby ctrtify that the bond re quired of the Commissioner by the above mentioned decree has been ex ecuted.- W. H. Matheny, Clerk. o Auto Speeding On and after Monday, Sept 8th, ali who exceed ""15 miles an hour in th< corporate limits of Monterey, will be taken up By order of town council. Per. Town Sergeant. ? o Public Sale At my residence on E. J. Maloy's farm, three miles from McDowell, Va., I will offer for sale at public auc tion on Wednesday, Septv 17, 1919, '.he following -personal property: 1 good mare will work any where, 1 cow 8 years old, good milker, and jalf three months old, 7 head ewes, 2 hogs, 27 hens, two dozen nice spring pullets, 1 cooking stove, 2 "heater stoves; 1 dining table, 1 kitch on table, 1 baby carriage, 2 new beds and mattresses, 1 dresser and wash stand, 5 chairs, 1 good wood rocking chair, 1 sewing machine good as new 1 safe, lot of cooking utensils, 3 nice aluminum kettles, 1 churn, 2 wash tubs, 1 hand washing machine, 1 wash board, lot of 1 gal. stone jars, 3 five-gallon stone jars, lot of dishes, 1 clock with alarm attachment, 2 lamps, 1 wool and fibre rug 15x15 ft. ?ood as new, some carpet and mat ting, 2 axes, 1 garden hoe, 1 large nirror and other things too tedious to mention, Terms made known on day of sale Sale to begin at 10 o'clock. x JOHN W. PULLIN ? o - . ?? To the Voters of Highland County: . I hereby announce myself as a candidate for Commissioner of the Revenue for Highland County. If elected will serve the people faith fully and to the best of my ability. Respectfully, J. W- ERNEST LOCKRIDOE *- ? pJP ? ?.*" . ~ . ? . . . ' ? X' ' ' " BUSINESS) IQOAtS LOST? On S,. & P. turnpike be tween Sibling Spring road and top Bull Pasture mountain, one black folding bill book, containing $5 and some receipts ? name of J. H. Pruitt, Monterey, Va., on card inside. Sup posed to have been lost4- on side of ;oad; fixing car. Return to this of ice or owner and receive liberal re gard. FOR SALjE ? One 1919 D(odge Tour ing Car, Good as new, run about 1500, not over 2,000 miles. W. A. Tl-IIEDE, Durbin, W- Va. 4t WANTED ? A good young girl to assist with light house work and go to school during the winter term, will pay part wages while going to school. Good home to the right Mrs. Wiley M. Teal, 4t Rt 1 Clinton, 111, FOR SALE ? Regist<>re,.l Hamp shire Ram Lambs. Fine specimens. Limited number. T. S. BURWELL, 4t Llxington, Va. FOR SALE ? A pure-bred Hereford Bull, four years old, weigh 2,000 lbs. dark red and well marked, but not registered, gentle and will not jump ^Tas. H. Hevener, Hightown, Va. ESTRAYED ? From the M. A. Co law Aleghany mountain place one small 2 year old iron-gray colt. Any information regarding same will be appreciated. Address J. Walter Newman, Monterey, Va., Rtl. FOR SALE ? Will sell privately a good dwelling house and lot in Monterey, containing six rooms and well arranged, city water in hous'6, but one-third acre of land in the lot. Apply to Alton Grogg, 2ts * < < Monterey, Va. FOR SALE ? : ? 100 bushels goo.d seed wheat, 50 bushels 1918 crop and 50 bushels 1919 crop at $2.25 per bu. Apply early. G. Lee Chew, Rt. . 1, Monterey, Va. OPTOMETRY Has made it possible for every per .ion requiring glasses to secure such , as are best suited to his eye needs i without risk, annoyance or detention from business and at the minimum price consistant with good service. FITTING GLASSES A SCIENCE It has taken away the occupation of the eyeglass fakir, vendor or ped dler and demonstrated that the fit ting of glasses is a science, requiring the utmost skill, patience and manu al dexterity. Do not be satisfied with less than the BEST OPTICAL SERVICE This service can be had from H L. LAVG Optometrist ? Masonic Temple ? STAUNTON, - - Virginia The price of all monumental work was increased July 21st 10 per cent. For a limited time we will sell at bur old prices.. .At present we have "in stock 15 carloads of Marble and jrranite Monuments and are in bet ter shape to serve our patrons than sver before. . . See our local representative Mr. 3. F. SLAVEN for prices, etc. . . He will be glad to take your order. JLIFT0N FORGE MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS Commissioner's Office Monterey, Va., Aug. 20, 1919 7. C. Evick et al. vs. Mary B. Evick et als. All parties interested in the above .tyled cause, now pending in the Cir cuit Court of Highland county, rAKE NOTICE, that pursuant to a lecree entered in said cause, at the luly Term, 1919, I shall, at my office ;n Monterey, Va., on the 23rd day of September, 1919, proceed to take, state and report an account showing: FIRST, what personal estate the said Dice Evick owned at the time of his death, the character and value thereof. SECOND, what disposition, if any, was made of said personal estate by the defendant, A. H. Jones, Executor of Dice Evick, decked, and how much, if any, of said personal estate is now in the hands of said A. H. Jones, as executor, available for the payment of any debts owing from the estate of the said Dice Evick, deceased. THIRD, a settlement. of the ad ministration of the estate of said de cedtnt by the said A. H. Jones, his I executor. FOURTH, what debts said Dice Evick owed at the time of his death, to whom they are payable, their na ture, and their respective amunts and priorities. FIFTH, what real estate was own ed by the said Dice Evick at the time of his death, its quantity, description, location and value. SIXTH, what real estate, if any, was sold by the said A. H. Jones, ex ecutor of Dice Evick, the amount re ceived therefor, and what disposition he made of the fund. SEVENTH and such other matter: as any party in interest may require, the samo being pertinent, or such other matters as the said' Commis sioner himself may deem pertinent, whethtr so requested or not. JOHN M. COLAW, Commissioner in Chancery B. H. Hinor, p. < National Thrift Is the Slogan of the Day. STATISTICS 6how that the country today is prosperous. Bank deposits have increased. Statisticians agree, how ever, that a period of depression is possible after the Eu ropean war. Wise people are preparing by adding to their bank balances. Are you? If you haven't a bank account, ?open one today. If you have a bank balance, make up your mind to add to it. See us about your banking. The First National Bank r S Will furnish at Bartow W. VTa. and at Staunton, Va. for fall seeding. Primrose Cream Seperat'ors Thomas Grain Drills ? JLfl mlM o ?r?rwiC4 UIC The new 1919 model BUICK is the best value in automobiles offered for this season. The BUIC K car is especially fitted for this section, on account of its dependable sixty horse-power, valve-in head motor, which insures a reserve of power at all times together with the greatest economy The BUICK car has always been in a class by itself, and in point of fervice has no equal. The new models are the finest cars that have ever borne the BUICK narneplate, uid in dollar-for dollar value they cannot be duplicated. 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