Echoes of the Previous is a set of historic articles curated from The Virginian Evaluation and different publications archived since 1914. You might be uncovered to content material that you simply discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their unique, unedited kind, and don’t mirror the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
July 8, 1923
99 Years In the past
Greeks And Turks Reported Preventing
Verification of a report from Constantinople of preventing between Greek and Turkish troops at Kara-Burun, a cape on the Asiatic facet of the Sea of Marmora was awaited right here at the moment. In the midst of battle, which the telegram mentioned began when the Greeks made an try and land a regiment on the cape, a Turkish torpedo boat is reported to have struck a Greek vessel with a lack of many lives. After an engagement on the coast with Turkish troops, the message added, the Greeks sought refuge aboard their ship, which was fired upon and despatched to the underside by the destroyer Kemal Pasha.
July 8, 1937
85 Years In the past
Problems Mark Reopening Of Rayon
“This type of factor has acquired to cease,” Governor George Peery of Virginia mentioned when knowledgeable of the conflict at the moment between union and non-union staff on the Industrial Rayon Company plant at the moment. Fist fights broke out on the Covington mill when a celebration of staff tried to enter the plant, which has been strike-bound since late March. The governor mentioned he obtained a request from the sheriff of Alleghany County final night time asking that state troopers be despatched.
July 8, 1962
60 Years In the past
House Demonstration Membership Is Re-Fashioned In Low Moor
A brand new starting with a brand new residence and the House Demonstration Membership of Low Moor is once more organized after a prolonged depart of absence from the Extension Instructional Program of Alleghany County. The membership has taken its identify from the primary residence demonstration agent to serve Alleghany County beneath whom the Low Moor House Demonstration Membership was first organized. The membership is now the Margaret King House Demonstration Membership.
July 8, 1987
35 Years In the past
Consumption Down, Revenues Up For ABC Board
Whereas fewer Virginians are tipping the bottle, earnings from state Alcoholic Beverage Management shops reached a file of $36.3 million regardless of a 4 % drop in consumption. Through the 1985-86 fiscal 12 months, the Covington ABC retailer bought 126,313 bottles of distilled spirits with gross revenues of $899,075.85.
The Clifton Forge retailer confirmed gross revenues of $417,160.30 from 64,272 bottles bought.
July 8, 2012
10 Years In the past
The Charles P. Jones Memorial Library introduced a program entitled “Snakes Alive!” June 28 within the fellowship corridor of Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church. A crowd of over 200 individuals attended this system and demonstration given by herpetology specialist Ron Cromer of Excessive Level, N.C. This system was held as a part of the library’s Summer season Packages sequence, and all packages within the sequence have been sponsored by Highlands Neighborhood Financial institution.