Thursday, June 7, 1923
In the season of 1922, sheep to the number of 135 were stolen from the Alleghany range from C. P. Collins to Sherman Buzzard’s on Knapps Creek. To bring the guilty parties to trial and prevent a similar loss, eighteen citizens of that part of the county have organized and offer a reward of $135 for evidence leading to the apprehension and conviction of the thieves.
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Among the Shriners from Pocahontas attending the big Masonic meeting at Washington this week are C. C. Clendenen, J. L. Baxter, Dr. M. S. Wilson, Hubert Echols, G. M. Sharp, Ligon Price, Prof. C. J. Ramsey, Dr. Fred Allen, Paul Overholt, J.M. Bear and R. S. Hickman
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E. H. Williams has recently brought on a herd of nine head of registered milking Shorthorn cattle – cows, calves and a bull. They are fine cattle and from the finest blood lines. Mr. Williams is the type of farmer who will make a success of breeding pure bred cattle, and this introduction of the herd of milking Shorthorns will mean a lot of prosperity to this valley.
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A big rain storm, accompanied by wind and hail, centered at Edray Saturday evening. Damage to farms and gardens is placed at $5,000. The hail laid on the ground for hours.
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The brick work on Baxter’s new garage has been completed. The building covers more ground than any other in Marlinton.
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Married June 6, 1923, at the Methodist parsonage by Rev. J. Herndon Billingsley, Wayne Brown Jackson and Miss Mary Leone Armstrong, both of Pocahontas County.
THE ALLEGHENY CLUB
J. J. Parks, agent for the Dexter Manufacturing Co., of Gallipolis, Ohio, has just completed the installation of a lighting plant in the Club House which will add much to the conveniences and pleasure of the guests.
The weather is ideal for outdoor sports and the guests are enjoying the golf course and tennis court…
One of the pleasant occasions of the week was a special luncheon given by Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Ward, of Marlinton, given at the Club in honor of Mrs. E. G. Meyers, of Davis, and Mrs. Walker Yeager, of Marlinton.
Dr. Geo F. Hull and Jack Onel, of Durbin, motored down to the Club Sunday for dinner.
A number of reservations have been booked by the management and the prospect is fine for a big season and everything is being done by H. M. Lockridge, manager, to put every thing in the best possible shape for the comfort and pleasure of the guests.
THE HIGH SCHOOL
On Friday night, the graduating exercises of the Edray District High school was held. The largest class in the history of the school, twenty-five in number, were graduated…
The graduates are: Dameron Barlow, Hazel Beverage, Helen Burner, Sue Bratton, Catherine Clark, Margaret Hill, Stella Hill, Virginia Hevener, Nelle Herold, Myrtle Hoke, Ella Loudermilk, Edith Holesapple, Elizabeth McNeill, Goldie McNeill, Gray Grimes, Julia Price, Daisy Criser, Opal Gum, Hal Lockridge, Horace Lockridge, John Mann, Mike O’Ferrell, Luther Powers, Guy Yeager and Charles Eskridge.
The farmers in this section are done planting.
Our Sunday School at the Hevener Church is closed on account of chicken pox.
W. R. Sutton brought his big car home last week.
The box supper at Bethel was a success. About $50 was raise.
The boys and girls in this neighborhood are getting along splendid with their club work. Miss Blanche Sutton is their leader. They had their first meeting last week. We are glad to see them getting to work.
Joe Cassell has bought a Ford Car.
Steve Bennett is still in the shoe business.
Frank LeBar is about to clean us all up getting our laurel.
Mr. W. R. Ervine, of Cass, is doing nicely.
Rex Thomas, of Buckeye, is receiving treatment and feeling some better.
Mrs. A P. Beverage is making a satisfactory recovery from a serious gallstone operation.
Mrs. W. K. Blackhurst returned home Sunday.
The condition of Mrs. W. A. Barlow remains practically unchanged.
Mrs. Russell Dilley will soon be able to sit up.