Echoes of the Previous is a group 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 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 9, 1923
99 Years In the past
Girls Evening At Rotary Membership Is Enormous Success
Very many friends and really many pleasant women, starting from flappers to the pleasant serenity of age, adorned the women night time assembly of the Covington-Scorching Springs Rotary Membership on the Silk Mill final night time. The room was fantastically adorned and was a match setting for the event. Herndon Slicer, of New York and London, a prince of entertainers, assisted byJean Crowder and Billy Fudge, made some pleasant jazz music and sang some delightfully entertaining songs.
September 9, 1937
85 Years In the past
Expenses Dismissed In opposition to All Besides 19 Defendants In Circumstances Of Rayon Strike Staff
After seven days of testimony and authorized controversy the contempt proceedings in opposition to 135 individuals accused of violation of a court docket injunction ended all of a sudden for all besides 19 of the defendants yesterday afternoon when Choose Benjamin Haden dismissed all prices in opposition to 51 of the defendants and dismissed with out punishment 65 others who apologized to the court docket after getting into a plea of responsible to a cost of technical violation of the injunction.
September 9, 1962
60 Years In the past
Notice Burning Ceremony Held At Boiling Spring
Members of the Boiling Spring Volunteer Fireplace Division, its auxiliary, the just lately organized Boiling Spring First Assist Squad and numerous visitor met Saturday night time on the firehouse to burn the mortgage on the constructing and to rejoice the progress made because the group of the division in 1959. Covington Mayor Earl M. Key spoke briefly, praising the fireplace division “for going forward and doing all this yourselves as a substitute of ready for somebody to do it for you.” He added that organizing their division and constructing a firhouse they show “the type of qualities that made America nice.”
September 9, 1987
35 Years In the past
Alleghany Seeks Grant To Improve Industrial Park
Citing the necessity for a facility prepared to deal with new business, the Alleghany County Board of Supervisors have permitted a grant software to complete work on the 30-acre Low Moor Industrial park. The $130,600 grant from the Appalachian Regional Fee, if permitted, could be matched by a like quantity in county funds to finish floor work and supply utilities and repair roads.
September 9, 2012
10 Years In the past
Army Appreciation Recreation
Alleghany Excessive Faculty and the Mountaineer Athletic Membership honored space veterans previous to Friday night time’s soccer sport with Rustburg. Veterans had been admitted to the sport freed from cost and had been acknowledged on the sector earlier than the sport.