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THECHABLESTON MORXIXG, NOVEMBER 25, ]934 News of the Neighbor Towns WHITE SULPHUR Mrs. H, I). Vass entertained the Woman's Missionary society at her home Tuesday afternoon. The following following officers were elected: president, Mrs. J, H. Balthis; vice president, Mrs. Lottie Tyree; corresponding secretary. secretary. Mrs. James Wetzel recording secretary, Mrs. Mabel Ballard; missionary missionary treasurer, Mrs. J. H. Reed; Jo- cal treasurer, Mrs. Gratton Gillespie. Fielding Kyer, taxi driver, was struck on the head by a Negro with an empty bottle when he stopped his car to ask directions in Church street near midnight Tuesday. The Negro .pulled him Irqm his car and gave him a beating until he lost consciousness. No reason for the assault has been learned but Kyer claims he wilt be abta to identify the Negro. The police police are working on the case. It has been a gala week-arid for the alumnae of White Sulphur high school celebrating the annual home-coming week-end. Every class from 1913 to 1934, excepting 3 classes, has been represented- Alumni head-quarters were set up in Cabell building. The town has been decorated with the familiar green and white high school colors. The festivities opened with a parade of decorated cars Thursday night for which prizes were awarded. Judges were Mrs. E. C. Curry, Mrs. Pat Sui- Hvan and Rev. Ben Roller. The first prize for the most originally decorated float was awarded the Fountain staff. The first prize for the best decorated car was won by Miss Eloise Hanna. The third prize was won by the seniors of '35. A football game Friday between White Sulphur and Lewisburg and a dance Friday evening climaxed the celebration. bondale, was bound over at a hearinf before Magistrate H. E. Dillon, Sr., at Smithers, on a charge of murdering Alberta Hall, Negro, at Carbondale on November 10. Mrs. W. C. Brown, of Rainelle, was a Fayetteville visitor Tuesday Justice of Peace E. V. Tully and W. Blume, of Lookout, were business callers callers here Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Charlton, of Delwin, Delwin, Va., were brief visitors in Fav- etteville on Tuesday. C. C. Clendenin, an employee of the state auditor's office, was a business caller Tuesday. Mrs. Carlisle Neff, of Staunton, Va., is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Settle. Chief Deputy Sheriff Cam Flaherty returned Friday after a business trip to Cincinnati. Judge J. W. Eary and Attorney Frank N. Bacon have been on a deer hunting trip in Virginia, One new chancery suit was filed last week: Effie Echols vs. Tommie Echols. LEWISBURG HINTON The winter flower show sponsored by the Greenbrier Garden club council council and displayed at the Lewisburg community house Thursday was one of the most successful and beautiful events of the month. AH garden clubs of this region had exhibits of winter bouquets, of dried flowers, seed pods and painted weeds of many varieties. Tables with Thanksgiving and Christ*T'."} mas decorations were outstanding ,, features. The prize for the most artistic ar- rangement was won by Miss Sadie ;·' Efhols, of the Lewisburg club. The f_ most original exhibit was awarded to ij,;';i| Mrs. Charles Cunningham, also of t!, Lewisburg. Mrs. E. C. Curry and Mrs. Cunningham tied for the sweepstakes prize. Each received duplicate prizes. A. M. Tressel was a visitor in Lewis- burg on Thursday. F. E. Finks attended a meeting of .* the county board of education at Lewisburg on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Norelius and daughter, Mrs. Joseph Wright and her . small daughter. Diane, left Thursday ' for Palm Beach, Fla., to spend the ; \vinter. Mrs. Wright is the former : Olympic 1 swimming champion. Martha ; Norelius. Mr. Norelius is in charge of the Breakers Casino pool. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Goodwillie, II, A. A. Milier, assistant regional director director of the Loyal Order of Moose, of Columbus. O., spoke to the Hinton Hinton organization Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tate, of Weston, Weston, have announced the marriage of their daughter, Margaret, to Mr. Carlos Ratliff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh R. Ratliff, of Hinton, on August August 22 at Uniontown, Pa. Mrs. Ratliff is a graduate of the Weston. high school and Fairmont State Teachers college where she was a member of the Gamma Chi Chi sorority. sorority. Mr. Ratliff, a graduate of the Hinton high school, attended West Virginia university where he was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity, fraternity, and Duke university, and is a graduate of Clem-ille State Teachers Teachers college. Mr. R a f l i f f played college college baseball, basket ball and football. Mr. and Mrs. R a t l i f f will make their home in Glenville where Mr. R a t l i f f is science instructor at Clay county high school. Miss Helen Keyser, daughter of Mrs. D. F. McKenzie, of Beckley. and Mr. A r t h u r R. Sydnor, Jr., a son o£ Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Sydnor, of Hinton, Hinton, were married Saturday, November November 17 at Beckley. Mrs. Sydnor is a graduate of Beckley Beckley high school and Bowling Green Business college, Bowling Green, Ky. Mr. Sydnor is a graduate of the Hinton Hinton high school and is employed in the Beckley offices of the C. O. railway company. The winter flower show which was held in the John A. Preston Community Community house by the Greenbrier garden council Thursday afternopn and evening evening was largely attended. The show was divided into 16 classes and en- trys were made by the garden clubs of White Sulphur, Ronccverte, Lewisburg, Lewisburg, Alderson, Quinnwood and Rupert. Rupert. The judges were Mrs. Percival Reniers, of White Sulphur Springs, and Miss Dorothy Echols, of Aider- son. Mrs. E. C. Curry, of W h i t e Sulphur won the sweepstake prize. Mrs. Charles C u n n i n g h a m , of Lewisburg, won the first prize for the most original original exhibit consisting of an old fashioned fashioned white pitcher containing Greenbrier Greenbrier and also won the blue ribbon for her Thanksgiving table arrangement. arrangement. Mrs. Harry Gillespie, of White Sulphur, won the b l u e ribbon for the most attractive Christmas table and Miss Sadie Echols, of Lewisburg, won the first prixe for the most aristic exhibit exhibit entered. Mr. Almy Milhollin. son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Milhollin, of Hinlon, and Miss Edith Nichols, also of Hinton, were married Saturday, November 18 by Rev. H. P. Hackney, pastor of the Central Baptist church, at his home in Summers street. Mr. and Mrs. Milhollin are both graduates of the Hinton h i g h school and Mr. Milhollin attended ton Business college. Mrs. Halite Pace, Mrs. J. H. Sibold. Mrs. Guy Montgomery and Mrs. John Echols were joint hostesses to the local local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy "at the home of Mrs. Pace on Tuesday afternoon. Twenty-three members were present and Mrs. Frank Hutcheson, historian, gave a talk on "Present Day Women of the South." Misses Caroline and Florence Jasper Jasper entertained the members of their bridge club at their home Wednesday evening. Three tables were in play," "Mrs. O'Grady's Girl", a three-act play was presented by the Lewisburg high school Friday evening in the gymnasium. Among those taking part was Billy Ford, Leslie Nelson, Nancy Neel CoREman, Carrie C r a f t , M a r t i n Ford, Black Hayes and Charles Cox. The proceeds were for the benefit of the athletic association. Mrs. Paul C. Hogsetl was hostess to the members of her bridge club at her home in C h u r c h street Friday afternoon. Two tables were in play. Mrs. Claude McLaughlin is visiting her .sister, Mrs. George Fuller, in Washington. D. C. Charles V a n S t a v e r n is a p a t i e n t in the C l i f t o n Forge hospital whore he underwent an operation Thursday. Mrs. P. M, Bentley, of Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg, Va., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. C h a n d l e r . Mrs. H. W. Comstock has returned to her home in Charleston a f t e r visiting visiting Mrs. Henry Hunter. Mr. and Mrs. James H. W h i t e have returned to F a y e t t e v i l l e a f t e r spending spending several days in Lewisburg. Miss Lydia Alderson, who has been the guest of her" parents, Mr. and Mrs HOW TAXATION CHANGES LIFE Windows Became Prominent Prominent After British Rulers Lifted High Levy WASHINGTON, D. C.--The two- wheeled cart became the standard vehicle of England because, for many years, a wheel tax was imposed. Everv owner of a vehicle had to pay a stipulated stipulated tax on every wheel he possessed. The huge farm wain with two great wheels was the result. The post- chaise, the gig, and a number of other types of two-wheeled passenger vehicles vehicles evolved. Similar taxes on the continent had similar effects. When, at length, the wheel tax was repealed, the country immediately turned to four-wheeled vehicles. For a long time one of the most popular of these had no other name than that of "four-wheeler.'' That, was sufficiently sufficiently distinctive in sharp contrast to the old two-wheeled carts. Similarly, there was a window tax. The owner of a b u i l d i n g of any kind was assessed on each window. The result result was that for many years after the narrow slits, used for defensive archery, archery, had been outmoded from the military standpoint, English houses continued dark and poorly ventilated. Then that tax was repealed and the most profound change swept over English English architecture. The houses fairly blossomed out with windows and the j many-windowed Elizabethan style of | architectural design, as notably exemplified exemplified at Vernon-Harcourt. Blickling Blickling Hall, and other great country houses brought England its finest period. period. Boosts Wheelwrights' Work The volume of work for wheelwrights wheelwrights nearly doubled and the smiths had much more work as the direct result result of repeal of the wheel tax. The increase in employment as the result of repeal of the window tax cannot be calculated at this late date but it was far greater. Glaziers, stone-cutters, i lead workers, and other artisans were I in strong demand. There was a veri- ( poverty, table b u i l d i n g boom, so eager were the people for the s u n l i g h t and air. These apposite examples of the effect effect of t a x a t i o n are being discussed in connection with the e x t r a o r d i n a r y taxes now being levied on motor car j users. With the exception of a few Beautiful Princess When She Becomes Girlhood Hope for Wedding Uiiarranged by Parents Will Be Fulfilled By MARY MARGARET McBRIDE NBA Service Staff W r i t e r "All in our family marry for love," remarked Prince Chris'topher of Greece, complacently. His two pretty nieces, the Princesses Marina and Irene, listened with wide eyes and concentrated attention. Perhaps Perhaps he realized suddenly that they were taking him rather .seriously, considering considering that someday they would be on the list of eligible princesses to be married off. So he added hurriedly, "I must say, though, that many arranged arranged marriages turn out very well indeed!" The princesses sighed and pulled themselves back from 'their distant dreams. "Well, anyway, I should think love would be better." declared the long- egged, English-looking Marina w i t h an air of finality. Her cousin nodded solemn agreement and the issue was eft there. I sat in on that conversation several years ago in Rome where Prince Christopher, .former husband of the ate Mrs. W. B. Leeds of American tin- ilate fame, and f a v o r i t e as well as youngest uncle of his nieces, who call him Christo, often entertained as guests at his villa the y o u t h f u l daughters daughters of his brothers. Soon the slim Princess Marina will be p u t t i n g her theory to the test. For she is to marry the Duke of Kent. youngest son of King George and Queen Mary of England-- for love! The a t t r a c t i v e princess who the a f t e r her m a r r i a g e at Westminster Abbey -will celebrate her twenty- eighth birthday, has had more op- p o r t u n i t y t h a n most women to the values and contrasts of life. She has experienced a l t e r n a t e l y riches happiness and tragedy; has k n o w n fear, danger and p a i n f u l exile, even ostracism, at an impressionable age, Born Sn Athens Pa Pace Marina ( t h e name is Greek, and has i belonged to m a n y s a i n t s ) was born a palace in A t h e n s , t h i r d d a u g luxuries--especially imported luxuries S, fu " il V 'V' u '"*' l n "" " a i '¥ m e r ° -nothing used b v " the A m e r i c a n peo- p , nrn . cc Nicholas son oC K i n g George I pie is more h e a v i l y taxed than the ! lf G '"«'«·· «!' rt £* ^rand Duke Vlnd- molor car. The toll taken f r o m ear ; !', nlr " f J ?" SM , a - rhe baby s coming i n t o car " w " crs - according to t h e N a t i o n a l Automobile Chamber of Commerce, l ast - vear am°mite?d to $ ,137.872.000. P o r some t l l n e t h « a n n u a l collections h a v e be(?n aboul SI. 000.000.000 a year. U w a s not u n ! i t m4 t h a t !h(3 e n t i r e 1'^""^ f ^ f e f l e r a l Kpvemment. f r o m w h a t e v e r source and i n c l u d i n g r e TM n u «, reached so high a the world almost caused her mofher j lo leave it. For m o n t h s the grand duchess' h e a l t h was so i m p a i r e d t h a t able to t a k e l i t t l e or no p a r t in l i f e and was o.onstiintiy u n d e r g o i n g cures away from home. M a r i n a ' s e a u p b r i n g i n g t h u s f e l l to an governess. Miss Fox, whom she and Boon to Tax A s s c B S O r s For For nearly a c e n t u r y and a half the n a t i o n had been s e l l i n g public lands. ·This huge l u r e set her ^K-ters- OU-. -nd F H y i h e t h Im-Prl :° n l \' om ' b a i - ht.i sistii.s, Olga ,nti, J o \ e d ; w l U l K Miss Lois Butler entertained the officers in W a s h i n g t o n " , Mrs. French W. T h o m p s o n and Mrs. George Alderson were v i s i t o r s i n C h a r l e s t o n the l a t t e r p a r t of the Charles- week. Mrs. John Echols was called to Henderson, Henderson, N. C., T h u r s d a y by the illness and d e a t h of her brother," John E v e r - it p r o p e r l y could t a x a n d y e t t h e combined combined r e v e n u e d i d not, u n t i l U5I4, I reach the $1,000.000,000 m a r k . Now, I t w e n t y years l a t e r , the t a x on one i g r o u p , t h e a u t o m o b i l e g r o u p , e q u a l s j w h a t all t h i s o t h e r r e v e n u e aggre- I gated. To be sure, t h i s $1,000.000.000 a y e a r d e a r l y . M a r i n a was considered one of t h s ! p r e t t i e s t , babies in all the peerage. : H e r h a i r , n o w l i g h t brown, w n her s k i n was v e r y f a i r , h e r a n g e l i c and her b r o w n eyes w i t h s t r a n g e o u t e r rim of green i f o x ' s eyes, h e r f a t h e r s o m e t i m e s r to tease h e r ) m a d e e v e r y b o d y to look al her w h e n she was wheeled '· out in her p r a m . ! The Greek p a l a c e w h i c h w a s t K v e n t c a b l e t u r n e wont, tu r e x c e p t dejt;cti;d water, t h i roaches and Had P r i n c t h r e e l t h e m t

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  1. The Charleston Daily Mail,
  2. 25 Nov 1934, Sun,
  3. Page 26

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