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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Bluefield, West Virginia Page two bluef1eld daily Telegraph Bluefield w. A. Sunday morning feb. 25, 1940, Tazewell civil Ira passes George Washington Burnett one of two remaining veterans in Tazewell county Dies nearly 100 years old deaths and funerals Frank Clyde Smith funeral services for Frank Clvde Smith who died Early yesterday morning at Bluefield sanitarium following an heart attack will be held at Hawkins funeral parlor this afternoon at 2 30 o clock. The Rev. Ben Johnson pastor of first Christian Church of which the deceased was a member will officiate. The Rev. Or. Johnson will be assisted by the Rev. Ray c. Tindall pastor of College Avenue Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be e. W. Lin Kous. J. A. Mowles. O. B. Bailey c. 8, Spurgeon j. L. Fairchild and g. C. Dunn. Burial will be in Walnut prove mrs. Annie Beatrice Thomas George Washington Burnett one of the two remaining civil War veterans of Tazewell county who w Ould have been 100 years old May 16. Died Friday night at the Home of his daughter in Law mrs. Sam Burnett at Claypool Hill near Richlands. Or. Burnett volunteered and was enlisted in company h. 29th Virginia infantry at the outbreak of War in 1861. Amazingly Active until he contracted pneumonia a week ago the aged Veteran walked nearly funeral services for mrs. Annie every Day from his Home to Trie Beatrice Thomas who died Friday Post office at Cedar Bluff for his. Noon o internal cancer will be mail a distance of More than held at the Home of the deceased s three Miles in All. _ j sister mrs. A. R. Stewart 203 Well known throughout Tazelt Quot Puijs Street at 2 30 of clock this Well county where he had been a afternoon. The Rev. J. W. Fanner prosperous Fanner since the War win officiate Days or. Burnett used to sit on pallbearers will be George i. A big old Rock at the Side of the Smith a. H. Allen a. T. Newton Road near his Home. There d b. Caldwell j. Goad b. Passersby stopped to Chat Many Davidson. I f them to give him a lift into Flower bearers will be friends of Richlands or to Tazewell where the family. He visited with old friends. Friends furnishing ears Are re the United daughters of the Quested to have them at the Home confederacy chapter in Tazewell at 2 o clock had planned to give or. Burnett b party on the birthday which would have made him a centenarian the Only remaining cowed to meting will consider proposal to move old Davidson Home to Park property maintain a memorial building City and Coalfield items Thomas h. Simmons funeral services were held saturday morning at 11 o clock at Prate Veteran now in Tazewell Midway Christian Church for in unto is g. W. Matthews of Thomas h. Simmons local con Rise fled a. Tractor who died in a Bluefield or Burnett was a native of Hospital Friday morning at 7 Putrick county. Virginia. His wife o clock. Interment was made in died nearly Twenty Yean ago and Maple Hill cemetery Bluefield for some time he had lived with a.,. his daughter in Law. His Only son the services were conducted by died about four years ago. Funeral services Are planned for 2 of clock this afternoon. Burial will be in the Thomas cemetery at pounding Mill continued from Page one another finance committeeman., in the general congressional picture leaders called for a fast Pace Early next week. In addition to the finance committee hearings on the Trade program there will be a hearing by the Senate agriculture committee on the 1722,000,000 farm Bill approved by the House. Farm state senators Are seeking to add $200,000,000 for parity Senate was scheduled to approve the $107,241,000 Supply Bill for the courts and the state. Justice and Commerce departments. The House will consider a deficiency appropriations measure. Rev. Ben Johnson assisted by Rev. J. T. Williams. The pallbearers were j. H. Gregory o. P. Crawford h. C. Hambrick h t. Goforth. M c. Melvin. Clayton Hambrick Joe Spencer and s. W. Etter. Flower bearers were mrs. Clayton Hambrick. Mrs. O. P. Craf Ford mrs. J. H. Gregory and mrs. Raymond Clark. Or. Simmons whose Home was at new Midway was born in Penalton county Virginia son of the late Mardica and Harriet Puffenbarger Simmons. He leaves his wife the former Mattoe m. Mitchell Hia Mother. Mrs. Harriet Simmons and the following Brothers and Sisters m i,., of headwaters a. Clarence of Clifton forge Elbert of East Rainelle Wesley. Of East Waynesboro. A. S. Henry of Staunton and Harry of Gretna mrs. Louisa Hodge of headwaters mrs. Cora Vint of Low Moor. A. And mrs. Florence Hodge of Waynesboro. Mrs. Annie b. Thomas funeral services for mrs Annie b. Thomas who died thursday at her Home on Powell Street after a lingering illness will be held sunday aft Mooi at 2 30 o clock at the Home of. A sister. Mrs. A. R. Stewart 203 Tulip 1 Street. The Rev. J. Farmer of Calvary Baptist Church will of. Al cite and burial will be in Wood of organization 0lt,. The Bluefield Park and recreation commission at a meeting Friday took under consideration a letter from mayor w. C. Snyder transmitting a proposal that the commission approve the plan for removal of the old Davidson Home to City Park property and arrange for and carry out the conversion of the Home into a museum and memorial building. The commission accepted a motion that a Public hearing be held on March 4 at 7 30 of clock in the City Hall Council chamber to discuss All aspects of the Davidson Home project. The removal of the old Home must be arranged immediately it was stressed for the Board of education which has purchased the land on which it stands to erect a school building desires to begin work on the Structure in the Spring. Upon the suggestion of the daily Telegraph several months ago the City Board of directors heartily endorsed the plan to remove the Davidson Home from its present location on the North Side restore it. And convert it into a museum and memorial. The John Chapman chapter. Daughters of the american revolution. Voted to sponsor the project and a Campaign was launched also under auspices of the daily Telegraph to raise funds for the restoration. The Park and recreation commission met specifically to consider the proposal made by the City Board that it take under its Wing the Davidson project carrying it to culmination and in the future take care of the building Etc. The old Home is one of the a one relics of Pioneer Days in Bluefield. The Park commission also celled reports from Charles a a a Quot Baxter spa recreation supervisor. Regarding his playground activities and plans for the future. The commission assured Baxter that they would do everything possible to assist in his program. It was also decided upon u broaden the hearing on March 4 and discuss any and All phases of the City wide Park and playground program for 1940. Hitler declares nations friends continued from Page one Woodmen to fete 50th anniversary it has been announced by j. B. French of Bluefield. Field repro a entail be of the Woodmen of the a world that members of the 31 Eufield and Princeton lodges ire joining eight thousand Simi a units in formulating plans for he Celebration of the fiftieth Anil Ersary of the founding of the i octet. On june 6. The anniversary Date thousands of Cele it rations will be held Multa Leou sly from coast to coast with i gala affair in Omaha neb a the National Headquarters City acting the Pace. Parades pageant picnics All ire planned for this National eco Netlon of the Golden annl Ersary of the society. Programs will include an outline of the Jast present and contemplated ervice of the institution to the Lomes of America. A special edition of the Wood Nen of the world Magazine is Ilso planned for the month of Rune. It will contain Early Pic ures and historical data As Well is articles pm Camp activity Field Vork hospitalization in fact on it Verv Branch of fraternal service y Woodmen of the world. On monday evening at 8 of clock i meeting of special let Erst to ill members of Bluefield and Mercer county will be held at the v. O. W. Hall red menus bulking. Melvin Barnett Consul commander of the local Lodge Coral ill invites All w. O. W. Members o be present and All Bluefield members Are urged to attend. Suffet luncheon and smoker will get served after the meeting. Maybeury w. A. Mrs. L. V. Kudrick coir Pond it Maybeury w. A. Feb. 24�? Mong those from Here to attend the Coalfield Mission Board which it at Bland Street methodist much Bluefield were Mead a me r. Hendrick. A. E. Bender. New in Bowman Harve Gibson. C. B. Oore. 8. B. Morris Rev. And in. O. H. Logan. Aug liar meets the auxiliary of the Maybeury it Holst Church met thursday Ter noon wih no 2 Circle in arge. Personals mrs. Newton Bowman and son. Mer an it mrs. I is Pearse were Iltong friends at Bluefield tank Plum on Friday. The Rev a. P. Robinson of a an Mountain. Tenn. Was a Lett i at the Home of or. And mrs. Won Bowman on thursday and Day of this week. A. May 3, 1894. Most of her life was spent in Bluefield. She 1� survived by her husband and the following Sony and daughters Herbert Violet Ted. Christian and James. She is also survived by her Mother. Mrs. Mary Thomas and the following Brothers and Law is o b. Thomas of Carbondale. A. O. W. Thomas of Glen Ferris. W. A. J. A. Thomas Robert Thomas mrs w. T. Lister mrs. N. G. Hopper in. A r. Stewart All of Bluefield mrs. Andrew Nicewander and mrs c. R. Patton of Crandon. W. A. And mrs. S. C. Thomas of Rocky Gap. A. _ mrs. J. E. Stultz mrs. J. E. Szultz died suddenly of a heart attack at her Home in Roanoke on thursday morning and the Ritea were conducted at the Home at 3 30 yesterday afternoon burial followed in Evergreen. Mrs. Stultz was before her marriage miss Virginia Josephine Peery. A native of Taze Well county the daughter of James c. Amp Mary Custer Peery of Liberty Hill. She had resided in Roanoke for a number of years. Besides her husband she leaves the following children h. G. Stultz. Roanoke mrs. T. A. Martin Spokane. Wash. J. L. Stultz Seattle Wash. Mrs. R. E. Hill Roanoke mrs. O. C. Coburn. Welch w va., Charles 8. Stultz Dayton. O. Mrs. G. H. Star Roanoke. A j. C. Stultz Stone by mrs f. O. Utt. York a. And mrs. J. A Boe a one. Long Branch n. J. One sister. Mrs. D. J. Taylor sunny Side Wash. And a brother j. D. Peery. Who resides at the old Homestead at Liberty Hill. Woman prisoner gets pint goes on tear in jail very special Way i experienced the hand of again Hitler invoked his Friendship with soviet Russia and Italy and this time he spoke in the same breath of Japan. Quot three mighty nations Quot which were Germany s enemies in 1914, now Are Friendly Quot benevolently Neutral Quot he said. This was just one of the reasons he gave Why Quot it cannot be otherwise that we must be victorious we shall be Quot today Italy is our Friend not Only because the two leading statesmen Are friends but because ideologically they Are friends Quot he said. Quot with soviet Russia too we became friends. Quot i Well understand Why our enemies were thrown into Oon Stern Atlon. Both the russians and we Are too Good to bleed for International jewish jobbers at London. Quot Japan which in 1914 was in the enemy Camp today is our Friend. That Means three mighty states which then were our opponents Are now benevolently another Factor in Germany a favor. Hitler declared is that the British still think they can repeat the conditions of the last War and peace. Quot that a Why those idiotic leaflets Are thrown Down Quot he jibe. Quot those people have no Conception of the Germany of Oreater secrecy than Ever surrounded hitlers speech tonight. No announcement of his presence in the Hof Brau Hall was made until he actually marched through the doors. Before that in Berlin authorized sources declined even to Sav that he had gone to Munich and this Forenoon the Flag of the chief of state still flew from the Reich a chancellery Chamberlain for tit refuses peace Wes continued from Page one temperature when a Man gets drunk and then gets in jail that Isnit news. But when a woman gets in jail and then gets drunk boy that s news magistrate Thomas h. Scott last night fined Gladys Kinder of Bluefield $50 and sentenced her to 30 Days in jail when witnesses a stifled that Gladys sent a negro trusty of the jail to buy her a pint of whiskey yesterday. The trusty de Lemons was fined $25 and sentenced to 30 Days in mail. Gladys after bolstering her courage with the cup that cheers. Undertook a Battle Royal with j some of the other women prisoners result Gladys got the tar beat out her. _. Said magistrate Scott i never by the soc fated press a heard of anything like Feather Bureau records for the j Gaid Oia djs �?o1 done to remember hours ending 8 p. A j said de Quot please judge. Your Annati High Anta. 52 ton .32 33 39. I it Rolt .36 Angeles .61 i. 71 t York .39 a Burgh i. 38 an. 48 Low 35 Honor 21 i 30 plane crashes 341 London feb. 25. A a sunday a 23 <7p>�?an air plane which had just 26 taken off from Croydon Airport 55 crashed into a Row of houses in 56 Surrey last night killing the Pilot 26 a woman and her daughter and 26 seriously injuring the woman a 32 1 his band and another child. Der the present Oerman government there can be no Security for the future. He called Finland s fight against invading Russia a Quot heroic struggle Quot against Quot a Gigantic and in a lewdly adversary Quot and in an incisive passage an the British raid into a norwegian fjord to free 299 British captives from a Oerman prison ship said Quot a Neutral must not complaint if Britain Quot commits a Mere technical breach of neutrality no Neutral life and touching no Neutral property in freeing men Quot illegally made in elaborating on the alms in the War against Germany Chamberlain declared Quot in whet i have put Forward As our alms there is nothing humiliating or oppressive for anybody and on such a basis we for our part should be ready to seek a settlement with any government that had subscribed to those Aims and Given proof of their sincerity a but the next step does not he with us. Wear t resolved that Freedom shall prevail and a a a until to Are satisfied that Freedom is Safe we shall continue to do Battle with All our soul and All of our strength and of the strength of the whole the prime ministers demand for restoration of Independence of poles and czechs As a primary requisite of peace was echoed in an address by sir Archibald Sinclair Leader of the Liberal opposition in the House of commons who also asserted Quot every nerve must be strained to help the finns table of curtains Odd lots of tailored and ruffled one and two pair of kind half Price. Fretwelll a. Bland Street. Have your Plano tuned Harry Haffen of Roanoke will of to town at least one week every month. Phone 2833-l or write 1901 Bland Road if in a hurry write p. O. Box 2455 Roanoke. A Doris Dodson or. Dresses Are most Chick for Spring. Be sure to see them at bests. $5.95 to $12.95. See the new Kay Dun Bill dresses As advertised in Mada Moiselle $6.50 to $7.95. Goodwin a. Pre easter special $7.50 permanents All next week $5.00. Earless Beauty Shoppe. Phone 1751. Betty Rose costs puts Tho Quot mph Quot in Triumph. Twill Coats $10.75 to $24.75. At bests. Bests Spring showing of Doris Dodson. Jr., dresses sizes 9 to 17. Prices $5.90 to $12.90. Newest sweaters at bests in All new pastel shades. Be sure to see them at $1.95. Further reductions on All ladles ready to Wear. Get your share of the savings. Goodwin a. Spring hat that fit your personality Are now being shown at Sareer a. Come in and see the smart collection. The new suits make you look practical and pretty this Spring. See them at Saree Shoppe. Quot Coats wu1 be the news for Spring a says fashion. They re newer smarter. Wonderfully wearable styles for them at Saree Shoppe. If you want the last word in style go to Bradley so they have Many new and Lovely dresses hats Coats blouses and sweaters. Those b. H. Wragge dresses and suits at Bradley s Are very outstanding. The Cocker Spaniel print used in b. H. Wragge dresses is exclusive with them and at Bradley Sas Well As the South wind and Petite Fleur pattern. Many Lovely Hata by the Best manufacturer in new York Are at Bradley a. Many Lovely new skirt at Bradley a $2.95 to $10.95. Also blouses and sweaters $1.95 to $12.50. Pin Evite w. A. Walter c. Avn correspondent Pineville w. Vs., feb. 24 a originally designated on the docket As a week of heavy court activity. Illness bad weather and inability of witnesses to to present slowed the Wyoming circuit court to a new Low Pace this week with judge d. Easley finally adjourning court until next monday following dismissal of jurors until that period late tuesday. Continuance of the Case of state is. Hobart Gunter charged with the murder of Wilbur pack. Mullens youth was the most startling development. Originally it was believed that the Case would be definitely tried wednesday. Continuance was necessitated because of the defense inability to Contact Lemon Rose a witness to the slaving and a companion of pack on the night of the fatal wounding. Throughout monday judge Easley treated a variety of mat ters without utilizing a jury. Designated As uncontested divorce Day As Well As probation Day. The court monday acted upon seven recommendations for probation submitted by the courts probation officer and in addition treated matters brought by juvenile authorities out of the office of director 8. D. Hutchinson of the department of Public assistance. A single divorce was granted according to records of divorce commissioner w. Clyde Senter. Scout training course that the Long awaited scout leadership training course will become an actuality when the first meeting is held at the Pineville nya Cabin on the evening of monday March 4. At 7 30. Was the announcement this week of George Nolley chairman of the leadership training committee. The training course will be in charge of Joe Stratton Field executive of the Bluefield area. Meetings will be held on monday night of each week. Basketball tourney Wyoming county High school principals and coaches met Here last saturday morning to Complete final plans for the county plans for the county basketball tournament to be played in the local High school gymnasium on the nights of february 28-29, and March 1-2. The Winner of the county tournament will go to Bluefield. The first four teams drawn to order named were Milam. Pine Ville Herndon and Oceana. Milam will play Pineville in the first game of the tourney wednesday night. February 28. And Herndon will meet the Oceana indians in the second game on the same night. In the lower bracket. Balleys Volle Drew Olen Rogers and Mullens Drew s Bye. Since there were sewn teams to compete in the Toumey Here it was decided the losers in the first two games on the first night of the meet would redraw the Winner of the draw to be paired against Mullens on the second night of the tourney. The Semi finals will be placed on Friday night March 1, and the finals on saturday night. W. C. Ballet superintendent of the county schools was Given authority to select three secret judges. Who in turn would select an All Toumey team the members of this team to be presented individual engraved trophies. The county champions will be presented a plaque and the runner up will receive the basketball used in the tourney playoff. In a previous meeting George condemned Slayer kills himself in prison death cel Danville pay a feb. 24 pm William h. Yeager 55-year-old Farmer shot and killed himself in jail today less than 48 hours before he was to have died in the electric chair for slaying a state trooper. John Gross a turnkey who was sitting at a table 30 feet from Yeager a cell when a shot rang out at 4.25 a. M., found Yeager lying on his bunk blood gushing from his right Temple and a pistol clutched in one hand. Sheriff Asa Steigerwalt said a 24-hour guard had been maintained Over the condemned Man in recent weeks All visitors searched and packages examined carefully. Yeager father of eleven had several visitors yesterday and the investigators questioned them closely. They included Yeager a wife Lydia 50, and his sister mrs. Florence k. Terry wife of a Verona. N. A a a policeman. Yeager was convicted in june. 1937, of shooting John e. Fessler when Fessler went to Yeager a farmhouse to serve a warrant charging the Farmer beat his wife. N. Nolley was selected As tourney director r. E. Kuhn As financial manager William e. Soulsby As official and Clarence Dalton c. A. Blankenship As official scorers. With Claude Leffler. Alternate George Mckinney and w. C. Worrell As official timers with Clair l. Cook As alternate. Grade tourney the Wyoming county Grade basketball tournament will be held Here on april 5 and 6, according to an announcement this week by Jesse w. Morgan county director of the elementary basketball tournament. Each county school May enter three teams an a. B. And c team. Players participating must make passing grades in at least three fourths of the subjects for his Grade and shall have attended school not less than one Hundred Days prior to the tourney and enrolled in the school for which he plays not less than ten Days prior to the tourney. All buyers May participate until they have reached their seven Teeth birthday or become seventeen years old. There will be zone elimination tournaments one week prior to the county tournament. Four zones Are recommended with the understanding that the Champion and runner up in each of the three divisions shall be eligible to participate in the county tourney. New cemetery the fair View development company that is sponsoring the Modem cemetery to be developed near Chambers Bottom above Oceana has been held up on it Enterprise because of the recent severe weather but intend to Start development within a Short time according to a letter received this week from Paul Chambers and Ben Fletcher of Huntington members of the firm. Beavers have Young the pair of beavers placed on bearhope Fork several months ago Are said to have Young. Name protector l. A. Anderson who has been keeping a close Observance of the beavers said several weeks ago that he believed they had Young. John Laxton. Employee of the Board of education and living just above the Home of the beavers. Said members of his family had sighted two Beaver kits this week and that there May be More. Several weeks ago the female left her regular habitat and took up quarters in a swing on Aubrey Brownings farm. After a few Days she left and came Back to her Home and mate. Malor h. W. Shawhan. State conservation commissioner. Who was visiting Hete a few weeks ago. Said that beavers were temperamental and that the separation probably grew out of a Quot family Row Quot and after a few Days of a spouting Quot had come Back to her financing Church an announcement was made in regular services of the Baptist Church Here last sunday night that the lots on which the new Church is being erected Are paid for and that All debts had been lifted from that part of the building already erected. The Church plans to Complete the building As won As possible by floating individual $100 notes. These notes to be made for six months and renewable up to five Vears notes not to be interest bearing in this manner they will try to raise approximately $7.000 to Complete the Church install pews Furnace and Bab Tlsty and All other equipment. To open act office nazis put press Bih on a Elles continued from Page one Britain and France heading the dossier with the charge that Britain provoked this War. In a nutshell. Hitlers thesis is Likely to be that Germany a powerful nation of 80,000,000 intelligent and industrious people is entitled to Lebensraum a living space a which the Western allies have refused her. In Duce delays Rome feb. 24. Pm authoritative sources said tonight on the eve of the arrival of two personal emissaries of president Roosevelt that Benito Mussolini probably would wait until undersecretary Sumner Welles has visited Berlin Paris and London before giving him Italy a official View of the european conflict. These sources said visits of Welles to foreign minister count Ciano and perhaps to Mussolini expected next week Likely would be Courtesy affairs. Diplomatic speculation on the Mission of Welles ranged from suggestions that it was a quest for a practical peace plan to be advanced by Washington to others that it indicated America ultimately would participate in the War. The status of Myron c. Taylor who will represent the president at the Vatican was considered to be More self evident since president Roosevelt has said Taylor would be ready to cooperate with Pope plus Xii in any Effort to reestablish a european peace. Welles and Taylor will arrive at Naples tomorrow. A donors boost finn Aid fund nears $500 Mark Anonymous contributors in the last few Days have boosted Blue Fields finnish Relief fund to $469.72. All of which has been transmitted to National Headquarters in new York. James w. Weir of Elkins state chairman yesterday advised the Bluefield committee that in some parts of the state employers Are Matching the contributions of their employees to the Relief fund. A statement said Quot we d like to express the Hope that wherever employees of any business evince a desire to voluntarily contribute to the fund for the Relief of the homeless and hungry of Finland however Small such contributions May be individually that employers May feel disposed to match the aggregate contributions of contributions to the cause Are still being accepted by the Dally Telegraph and the chamber of Commerce. Meanwhile a Bluefield Many Hudson Huffard president of the National retail furniture association has been asked by Herbert Hoover National chairman of finnish Relief to line up the assistance of the nations thousands of furniture stores in the movement. Or. Huffard yesterday wired the former president of his acceptance of the appointment. Narrows Kiwan ians hold weekly meet Narrows va., february 24. A friends were entertained with three tables of Bridge at the Home of ,.i is Nina Johnston wednesday afternoon. Guests joining in the game were mesdames Cleve Bowser t. H. Gearheart a. H. Wheel Randall Ballard c. A. Pierce e. S. Gregory. K. Hale Hampton Witt Jerry Allnock. O. 8. Hopkins c. C. Linkenhoker and miss Mary Priddey. Mrs. E. S. Gregory was the Winner of the High score prize mrs. Clave Bowser was Given the Consolation prize and mrs. Hampton wait the Cut prize. A tempting refreshment course completed the afternoons entertainment. Entertains thursday afternoon miss Nina Johnston entertained with three tables of Bridge for her Bridge club of Pearisburg and additional guests. Those from Pearisburg playing were mesdames h. G. Johnston w. L. Hargis r. F. Witten a. P. Strother John Phlegar a. L. Farrier George Phlegar Paul Phlegar and miss Mary Finley joined by mesdames Harry Ragsdale h. L. Kyle and w. D. Trout of narrow pour progressions played mrs. W. L. Hargis was awarded High club and mrs. Paul Phlegar High guest trophy. Bridge hostess mrs. O. Hoge Hopkins was hostess to her Bridge club wednesday afternoon at her Home on College Avenue with mias Hazel Mcginley and mrs. Dan Hale As guests. Hold february meeting the ladies missionary society of the Christian Church held the february meeting at the Home of mrs. E. H. Johnston with mrs. S. L. Johnston assisting. Mrs. Everett w. Wheeler was Leader. Narrows. Va., feb. 24. A the regular weekly meeting of the Al Wanis club was held on Friday evening instead of thursday on account of a meeting at Pembroke that Many of the members attended. Curtis Anders local member of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone company was induced into the kiwanis club and becomes the baby member of the club. Selected As Page miss Rosalie Johnston the attractive daughter of or. And mrs. E. G. Johnston and a student at Mary Washington College Fredericksburg has been selected As a Page to represent the College at the state House economic meeting at John Marshall hotel in Richmond March p and 9. Entertains club at her Home on Wolf Street tuesday evening. Miss Pearle Topper entertained her Bridge club of Glen Lyn with a Valentine party. A Good Fellowship Quot meet the membership of the presbyterian Church and the new residents of the Church in the Community enjoyed a Quot Good Fellowship meeting wednesday eve Nung at Narrows High school. The Rev. J. E. Guthrie was toastmaster assisted by c. R. Adair. The program consisted of vocal selections by George Spencer alien Mcclaughtery and Betty Gray Wheeler accompanied by their teacher mrs. R. L. Wheeler. Following the address of Welcome by c. R. Adair and response by Peter d. Cooper the main address was by p. A. Helm lick. Mrs. H. W. Howart accompanied by mrs. J. Frank Heslep rendered cello solos. Led by Robert l. Wheeler with mrs. J. L. Reamer As accompanist group singing was held. Receives commission Oliver Bowser sr., worthy Patron of Lakeland chapter order Eastern Star has received a commission As grand representative of the grand jurisdiction of Wyoming near the grand chapter of Virginia for a period of three years. The commission was Given in recognition if his faithful and Long membership in the local chapter. Guests of relatives in Cumberland several Days the past week. Fred Younce left the past week for Gas City ind., As a representative of Hughes Foulkrod company on a Job there. Mrs. Irving Lloyd is in Roanoke visiting her husband who has been a patient at Jefferson Hospital several weeks. Thursday night c. R. Hall h. C. Ragsdale Thornton Tice and c. R. Adair attended an inter club kiwanis meeting at Salem Virginia. Mrs. J. B. Givens is reported to be better following several Days of illness. Or. And mrs. J. Kessler and daughter and Faye Johnson spent sinday in Ronceverte with mrs. Kessler a sister mrs. Paul Craft. Miss Mary Davis Adair is Back in school having been confined to her Home for a few Days with influenza. Mrs. W. R. Peraldo and daughter of Bluefield were called Here this week on account of the serious illness of her Mother mrs. P. A. Worsley. Mrs. T. W. Hott left wednesday for Lynchburg to join her son in Law the Rev. John l. Goff for a visit with his family in Williamston n. C. Or. And mrs. E. L. Winslow who have been located Here and in Peterstown for several months while or. Winslow was stationed at the celanese Plant left last week for Philadelphia where they will is Phyllis Bane of Radford state College spent the week end with her Mother. I s. F. A. Bane. Miss Katheryne l. Gravins of Richmond and mrs. D. W. Barnard of Pulaski were luncheon guests of or. And mrs. C. C. Linkenhoker saturday. The Home of Mac h. Johnson being erected pm West View Street. Is nearing comp Elton and or. Johnson expects to take occupancy within three weeks. Or. And mrs. J. F. Heslep joined or. And mrs. W. D. Trout at dinner saturday evening in Celebration of mrs. Hesleph a and or Trout a birthdays. Miss Ethel Davis is reported improved following several Day of serious illness. Or. And mrs. Frederick m. Carpenter of Narrows or. And mrs. Raymondf her and Edward Carrie of Pearisburg attended the dance at v. P. I. Last weekend. Mrs. Jean Burns left sunday to spend the week with her family in Covington. Edward w. Gregory is visiting in Richmond for several Days. Miss Margaret Goode of Princeton. W. Va., will be the week end guest of her sister. Mrs. Frank Bane. Or. Wilcoe w. A. Mrs. W. K. Jamison correspondent holds dinner or. And mrs. J. D. Beller entertained with a dinner party at their Home sunday in Honor of in the absence of the chairman or. And mrs. W. F. Mills or. And of the publicity comm i t tee mrs. K. W. Sink of Bonnet Mill Thornton Tice George Shancks or. And mrs. Fred Holcombe and was in charge of the program and or. And mrs. Russell Harvey. Introduced the following speakers j. L. Dillon on Quot history of the Laws of Giles county a p. H. Hale on Quot history of the Banks of Giles county Quot p. O. Ivery a history of Public utilities in Narrows o. H. Hopkins Quot history of agriculture in Giles county. Kewanian Slevc but Are As his guest Cleve be a or or. Of Richmond a. Three in Ter club meetings were reported for the club within the week showing a very Active in Ter club relations chairman. Mcdowell w. A. Mrs. James Dixon correspondent. Mrs. Adair entertains mrs. C. R. Adair entertained at her Home on memorial Boulevard monday evening Circle no. 1 of the presbyterian auxiliary. Mrs. P. A. Bane or chairman presided of 7 a a be a session when plans to Ltd v Lor the auxiliary Merilu m. A a a ? Ruth Friday evening at 7 5 of clock. F. H. Johnson Dies Wilcoe w. Va., feb. 24 a Rev. Or. Lane of Davy will have Char a of the evening worship at the Wil Coe Church on feb. 25 in the absence of the pastor the Rev. Or. Neese. The Rev. Or. Lane has held services Here several times and has made Many friends. All Are urged to attend this service. Circle meet Circle two of the Wilcoe w. 8. Met at the Home of mrs. F. S. Shatley last of today afternoon with mrs. S. A. Gubb presiding. After the business session a pleasant social hour was enjoyed during which an attractive and tempting party plate was served to mesdames s. A. Grubb l. Ball Dean Neese Ernest railing o. N. Stapelton w. T. Davis m. Cohee c. R. Moore and the hostess. Mrs. F. K. Shatley. A league meeting the Epworth league met in the main auditorium of the Church last sunday night with the counsellor mrs. W. T. Davis in charge of the group. The program was the charge of Eleanor Davis with Mary Vandyke and Lorane Moorefield assisting and latin Lawrence making an impressive and helpful talk to the group. Plans Are being made for a treasurer Hunt. Sick list mrs. John Fine is Able to be up after an illness of several Days. Mrs. Luther Willis remains ill at her Home Here. Mrs f. T. Roberta is Able to be out after an illness of several Days. Morris Cartright has been ill at his Home Here with flu. Jack Eads is Able to be out after an illness of several weeks. Personals mrs. S. H. Gray returned to her Home Here last thursday after Frank Henderson Johnson 58. Having been called to Roanoke a died at his Home Friday morning at 6 of clock from pneumonia following influenza of a few Days. He is survived by one daughter mrs. W. O. Bivens of Ballard w. Va., and the following Sisters and by the death of her brother Charles May. Mrs. J. O. Shelton was shopping in Bluefield last Friday. Mrs. Zeke Clark and son Bobby and mrs. W. H. Basham motored Brothers mrs. F. K. Spangler to Bluefield last saturday to shop Mcdowell. W. Va., feb. 24.�?the . A. Held its monthly meeting Herbert Eaton of the Princeton at the Grade school thursday Bluefield w. A a. Mrs. Katherine Hudson of Roanoke a. Mis. I. B. Brown mrs. Ada Bowling j. Howden Aaion of me in no a a. A. Imp Knoo a Nursaray q and Harry Johnson of Nar mrs. W. J b office of the agr cultural Conser j with miss Moline Hancock rows it and Charlie john�0n, of end with her vation program will open an office in charge of the program. The Pemberton. W. A. Blonia Beard. A in the courthouse at Pineville on meeting opened with a song and tuesday feb. 27 for the co Reni j mrs. Lewallyn As first speaker ence of Wyoming county Farmers gave a Brief history of the .a. Interested in the act. Wildlife club the Wyoming county Square Circle wildlife club will meet in the local courthouse on monday night at 7 30 o clock on March 4. Held for robbery Carl Scott of Morehead ky., was ordered held to the grand jury by magistrate Epson Cook pm a charge of breaking into the Oceana Coffee 8hop and taking $10 in Nickels from a Nick Eldion. It is alleged that Scott entered the Coffee shop owned by Denton Earnest and with the Aid of a b or broke into the Victrola and k the Nickels. Scott was arrested monday morning at Man by Constable Emory Harvey. He is said to have had $10.30 in Nickels in his grip state school Man h. K. Baer state supervisor of elementary schools of Charleston was visiting the county schools this week he addressed the principals of the county schools in the local High school building thursday night. Attend entertainment Fred Riffe or. Paris Lester and lice Vance of Hanover. And mrs. John Eggleston accompanied or. And mrs. Raymond Kenneda to caloric last thursday evening to attend a school entertainment it it Fang Lee Moore and the bus Kun Amily. A a a pm a a women with a gainful occupation Are entitled to vote in Rumania. Mrs. Addison then gave a tree of .a.�?T�?T the .a. In West Virginia was Given by mrs. James Cunningham. A delightful Solo was rendered by mrs. Lotspeich. A play Quot As told by the candles was Given by seven girls and mias Jane lot Pelch entertained with a piano funeral services will be held at the first Christian Church of Narrows sunday february 2�, 1940. At 2 30 of clock. Burial will Henry Mabrey spent last week end with relatives in Max Meadows. A. Mrs. W. J Beard a pent last week it daughter miss who is in training in Baltimore Hospital. Or. And mrs. Otis Mullins and Sot a Moon Quot and guest. Miss India Covey of Gary spent last week mediately following. Personals or. And mrs. Buford Montague of St. Louis mo., Are guests of m and mrs. Kelvey Montague. Solo. The entire program Quot was were called Here because of on Quot founders delicious re i the serious illness of their father or. Mac. Montague at Dublin. Or. And mrs. C. B Tiller were at Oakvale. W. a last week for the funeral of his aunt mrs. Charles Duncan. Edward w. Gregory who is in will be at Fairview cemetery Imez a with relatives in Norton a flu us my we swim us Vicy us l no Fth Guj daughter. Frea ments were served. Prayer meeting the Book Quot methodist United for action is being reviewed at the Church wednesday nights by the Rev or. Tots Pelch. Everyone Richmond on business will return is urged to attend the Rev. J. H. Lotspeich attended the methodist Advance meeting held in Charleston last week. Or. And mrs. Walter Mccrink Ard were visiting their u Tant daughter at Bluefield sanitarium wednesday. Thursday or. And mrs. Carl Dulow will build a new Home on memorial Boulevard. Mrs. J. L. Kyle is in Roanoke to visit her father. Mrs. C. A. Brown joined members of her family on tuesday tit Towk i.oultht21,,0 their a Tler a Quot a Quot Simok set he r.-1 my a a a no who a in turned Home efter Tuuri \ Tarang Tyves in Kentucky. Walker and Harold Carter Are,10�?o-�_ in Blackstone. A. Where they are1 a and mrs. E. T. Bird and attending the Young Peoples con i Mother mrs. Lucy Bird were Ferenc. Harold is a student at of relatives at Rocky Gap Ftp Fiat. Or. And mrs. George Clarke spent the week end in Cumberland. My. E f. Riffe. Of new Castle a and a 8. Riffe of Lindside w. A. Are guests of their sister mrs. P. A. Worley and or Worley or. And mrs. W. Me Ivey and her Mother. Mrs Smith were Roanoke business College. Or. And mrs. J. G. Cunningham and daughter or. And mrs. We. Norris and mrs. James Dixon were visiting or. And mrs. Hyper by Norris of Ana wait sunday miss Jean Cunningham received a painful bum at her work in the Koppers drug store in Keystone monday. Betty Jean spent the weekend last week with mrs. Stacy Stone Mother of mrs. Nash. Rev. And mrs. Dean Neese and son. Billy Dean Are spending a ome time in new Market tonn. With mrs. Be Eael smother. Mrs. S. N. Sear Bough. A a Thoma Mann the Oerman author started life As an insurance broker. Break that cold up before it Breaks you done to let that cold keep you from work. Expensive Lay offs certainly Arentt Worth the few cents it costs for a bottle of by tone cold capsules the Safe easy Way of fighting a cold. Many have been helped by by tone cold capsules. So Why not be smart and safeguard your health and tout Job. With by tone on Sale it All drug company and Industrial stores. The but word in Medicine

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