Echoes of the Previous is a group of historic articles curated from The Virginian Assessment and different publications archived since 1914. Chances are you’ll be uncovered to content material that you just discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their authentic, unedited kind, and don’t mirror the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
July 27, 1923
99 Years In the past
Bull Assaults Valley Man
George Coleman, whereas pruning apple timber within the orchard on the Massie farm within the Valley yesterday afternoon, was attacked by a mad bull and painfully bruised earlier than he managed to climb one of many timber and save himself from most likely being gored to loss of life. Mr. Coleman noticed the bull within the area, however didn’t pay any consideration to him and was pruning a tree when the bull got here up behind him and knocked him down. After knocking him to the bottom the bull picked him up and a number of other occasions threw him over his head. Lastly the bull as an alternative of choosing Mr. Coleman up began butting him whereas he was on the bottom. Mr. Coleman grabbed a stick and succeeded in beating the animal off lengthy sufficient to climb a tree.
July 27, 1937
85 Years In the past
eighth Anniversary Of Cox Division Retailer
On the event of its eighth anniversary, the A.W. Cox Division Retailer is celebrating the occasion by providing its patrons many engaging bargains. This specific season of the yr is when the housewife is in search of bargains to restock the household requirements. And, too, the kids will quickly be again in class and the various issues they want may be purchased at drastically diminished costs there.
July 27, 1962
60 Years In the past
Household Of 5 Flees Fireplace In Pure Nicely
Ira. A. Allen of Pure Nicely and his household escaped unhurt when their four-room body dwelling, a home trailer, and two outbuildings burned to the bottom final evening and early in the present day by a sudden blaze of undetermined origin. The trailer and buildings have been demolished by the point three items of kit and 28 males from the Covington Fireplace Division arrived on the scene. The firemen acquired the alarm at 12:05 a.m. in the present day. A fireman mentioned Allen reported the hearth himself travelling 2 1/2 miles on foot to the closest phone.
July 27, 1987
35 Years In the past
Boy Saved From Drowning Sunday
A 15-year-old West Virginia youth was saved from drowning in Dunlap Creek at Humpback Bridge Sunday afternoon as a result of quick motion of Brent Morgan of Clifton Forge. Timothy Click on, 15, of Route 3. Candy Springs, W.Va., was pulled from the water by Morgan 23, of 613 Thornton Avenue, Clifton Forge, at roughly 1:30 yesterday afternoon. The Dunlap Rescue Squad was summoned and the boy was given first support and transported to Alleghany Regional Hospital.
July 27, 2012
10 Years In the past
State Provides Clifton Forge District To Landmark Listing
The Clifton Forge Residential Historic District is amongst 17 historic websites added to the Virginia Landmarks Register earlier this month. The brand new listings have been authorised by the Virginia Division of Historic Sources assembly in Richmond in June. The historic district in Clifton Forge consists of 174 acres of the city’s authentic 1890 plat map and facilities on the core focus of housing that’s related to the interval of development and prosperity of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway which established rail yards and terminal services in 1890.