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July 25, 1923
99 Years In the past
Princess Is Discovered Responsible Of Treason
Princess Marquerite von Hohenloge-Osbringen was convicted yesterday of complicity in excessive treason and perjury for her half within the escape of Captain Ehrhardt, commander of the “Iron Brigade,” in the course of the Kapp Putsch of 1920. She was sentenced to 6 months’ imprisonment. The princess, who noticed her twenty-ninth birthday in jail final Saturday whereas awaiting trial, gave refuge to Captain Ehrhardt earlier than his arrest final December. Ehrhardt is accused of excessive treason for his half within the Kapp Putsch.
July 25, 1937
85 Years In the past
Tributes Replicate Pretty Character Of Younger Lady
A big gathering of sorrowing buddies and kin assembled on the residence of Mr. and Mrs. P.L. Wright on Pine Avenue at 2:30 this afternoon to pay their final tribute of respect to Miss Shirley Nell Huffman, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Wright. She died Thursday afternoon as the results of accidents obtained 5 years in the past in an car accident. In the home and in regards to the casket had been banks of beautiful floral tributes which bespoke the admirable character of this beautiful younger lady, who went to her heavenly reward so early in life.
July 25, 1962
60 Years In the past
Covington-Born Colonel To Head Heart In Ohio
U.S. Military Col. James W. Heatwole, a local of Covington, has been named chief of employees for the jointly-staffed Protection Electronics Provide Heart at Dayton, Ohio, Air Pressure Brigadier. Gen. William W. Veal, commander introduced right this moment. Born April 27, 1917, at Covington, Va. The colonel obtained his bachelor of Science diploma in chemical engineering from Georgia Tech throughout 1940 and was awarded a grasp’s from Ohio State College 10 years later.
July 25, 1987
35 Years In the past
Sister, 25, Meets Brother 27, For First Time Thursday
Think about having a sister that you haven’t seen and you might be 27 years outdated. That was the state of affairs dealing with Stoney Wright of Bristolville, Ohio, and previously of Covington, Thursday when Wright met his sister Debbie Mills, 25, of Ashland, for the primary time. The reunion in Covington, when you would name a primary assembly a reunion, was put collectively by Stoney and Debbie’s older sister, Patricia Piparo of Richmond. The three got here to city to go to their aunt, Shirley Wright of Covington.
July 25, 2012
10 Years In the past
Native Bowling Medalists
5 native bowlers received medals over the weekend on the Subway Commonwealth Video games of Virginia on the NRV Superbowl in Christiansburg. In photograph beneath entrance left to proper are Naomi Wallace(silver medal, girls’s senior scratch, 75 & over) and Albert Wallace(gold medal, males’s senior handicap, 65 to 74) Again row: Robbie Thomas(silver medal, girls’s senior handicap, 55 to 64), Nathan Menefee(gold medal, males’s open handicap) and Jay Carpenter(bronze medal, males’s open handicap)