Echoes of the Previous is a group of historic articles curated from The Virginian Overview and different publications archived since 1914. You could 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 replicate the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
September 2, 1923
99 Years In the past
“Dry” Agent Might Lose His Farm
W. C. Schroeder, one of many prohibition brokers working in Powhatan County, made a seize just a few days in the past that stunned him. Not way back he rented a farm to a person named Elijah Mann. Then the officer acquired a tip that Elijah was working a nonetheless within the neighborhood. A person piloted Schroder to the farm that was rented by Mann, and Schroeder discovered a nonetheless on his personal land. A tremendous authorized level is raised, because the regulation stipulates confiscation of land when a nonetheless is discovered on it. Here’s a case the place the officer might lose his farm due to his zeal in upholding the regulation. Mann was held for courtroom motion.
September 2, 1937
85 Years In the past
Mr. Alex Robertson, GOP Candidate Has Many Associates
Alex S. Robertson, of Covington, who yesterday filed his discover of candidacy for the home of delegates in opposition to B. C. Goodwin, the incumbent, and a candidate for re-election, has been a resident of Covington for 38 years, having been with the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Firm for 5 years and later with the Covington Machine Firm for 30 years. He has a big acquaintance in Covington and Alleghany County and his pals imagine that he’ll make a reputable run.
September 2, 1962
60 Years In the past
Selection Marks Labor Day Fete In Covington
Selection may be cited because the keynote of the 1962 Labor Day Parade, which drew a number of thousand spectators from all through the world yesterday from fairly women, horses and politicians to the Norfolk Radio Provide College, Navy Drill Staff, soccer gamers and flats. The parade has been sponsored by Native 675 United Paperworkers and Papermakers AFLCIO, since 1945. Temple L. Kessinger is president of the union.
September 2, 1987
35 Years In the past
Hal St. Clair, legal professional for Alleghany County submitted his resignation of the place efficient September 1. In response to Alleghany County Administrator, Malcom Sammons, a substitute for St. Clair has not been named. St Clair was elected Commonwealth’s Lawyer in 1976 after which additionally served as County Lawyer. He didn’t search re-election for Commonwealth’s Lawyer in 1983 however remained Covington’s Lawyer when the 2 positions had been separated.
September 2, 2012
10 Years In the past
4th Annual Putts For Mutts
The Alleghany Humane Society lately held its 4th annual Putts for Mutts golf match on the Decrease Cascades in Bathtub County. Forty gamers loved a day of golf to help the Humane Society. Members of the profitable workforce, pictured under, embody left to proper: Michael Martin, B.R. Rupert, Chris Dressler and Susan Potter.