Echoes of the Previous is a set of historic articles curated from The Virginian Assessment and different publications archived since 1914. It’s possible you’ll be uncovered to content material that you simply discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their authentic, unedited type, and don’t mirror the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
July 13, 1923
99 Years In the past
Brings Swimsuit In Distinctive Case
Anna Felor promised to marry Stephen Zambric; that was 4 years in the past. Zambrick nonetheless is able to wed Anna. Wednesday he filed a novel breach-of-contract go well with within the Lake circuit courtroom at5 Crown Level. When in 1919 Anna gave her promise, Steve purchased his marriage ceremony toggery and Anna’s; he spent $2,000 making ready for the marriage; at the moment, he says, it’s ineffective. For 4 years Anna stored Steven “on the string,” and he turned over his earnings, $150 to $200 a month, to his fiancee, he says, and he or she has $6,000 that belongs to him. February 3 Ann broke the unhappy information. In line with Steve, she stated she had determined to be the spouse of one other man, one with cash, who six months after the marriage would settle a big sum of cash on her, when she would repay Steve. The latter refuses to attend six months. Therefore the go well with.
July 13, 1937
85 Years In the past
Matter Of Sidewalks And Alleys Referred By Clifton Forge Council To Committee
Quite a few petitions concerning alley enhancements and sidewalk building occupied the members of the Clifton Forge Metropolis Council at their assembly within the metropolis corridor final nite. No particular motion was taken on the requests, all of which have been referred to the road committee for future suggestions.
July 13, 1962
60 Years In the past
C&O Denies Rail Cuts To Sluggish Covington Mill
The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway at the moment denied that its proposed elimination of Trains 6 and 5-47 would impact Covington postal service. Different preparations have been made with postal authorities in Washington, A.J. Sicnols, public relations supervisor for the Jap area of the Chesapeake and Ohio, stated.
July 13, 1987
35 Years In the past
Stolen Truck Recovered
The Alleghany County Sheriff’s Division has recovered a contracting firm’s truck which was stolen from a piece web site on Route 4 in Covington, someday Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning. In line with Sheriff Leon P. Smith, recovered was a Ford tractor and brush belonging to the Richmond-based agency of Slurry Paving Firm. The car, valued at roughly $5,000 was discovered Saturday within the Route 4, Potts Creek space.
July 13, 2012
10 Years In the past
Voter Registration Gone To The Canine
In picture beneath, Brenda Charlston holds a photograph of her long-deceased canine, Rosie, and a voter registration type for “Rosie Charlston” that arrived within the mail for the canine final month in Seattle. Rosie was a black lab who died in 1998. A left-leaning group known as the Voter Participation Heart has touted the Democratic voting blocs corresponding to single ladies, blacks, Latinos and younger adults. However residents and election directors across the nation have additionally reported a collection of weird and questionable mailings addressed to animals, useless individuals and other people already registered to vote.