THE NEW DAILY TELEGRAPH, Vol. III, No. 1, Saturday Jan 18, 1895 [1895 has been struck out and 1896 written in on first page] Bluefield Telephone Company - Instructions, Rules and terms. All the 'phones used by subscribers are numbered, and in calling ask only for numbers. When one subscriber wishes to communicate with another, callup central with one long ring of the bell, which will be answered by the operator at the exchange. Then simply ask for the subscriber with whom you wish to communicate, by number only. List of Subscribers: No. 20 Armour & Co., J. Frank Surface, Agent 23 Bank, Peoples. 16 Bank, First National 18 Baldwin, R.M., Residence. 26 Brown & Co., F.J., Retail Grocers. 4 Blf'd W. W'ks & I. Co., L.C. Tabb Agt. 8 Campbell, W.H. Residence 20 Darst & Co., Coal Yard 21 " " Office 15 Electric Light and Power House. 5 Foutz & Co., Lumber & coal dealers 34 Fox, Dr. J. Francke 28 Freight Depot. 10 Flat-Top Grocery Co., wholesale grs. 38 Hawley & Co., W.P., Retail Grs. 36 Hardware co., The Blf., wholesale & ret. 31 Huff, Andrews & Thomas, wh'sale grs 41 Hicks & Co., Wm., furniture 7 Higginbotham, Jeff, residence 25 Inn, Bluefield 6 Johnston & Hale, Law office 11 Johnston, David E. residence 40 Kaylor & Mason, coal dealers 12 Kellogg, G.A.D., general insurance 31 Kellogg, G.A.D., residence 9 Livery stable, Bailey & Postlethwaite 22 Morgan & Shirey, wholesale produce 37 Morgan & Shirey, coal yard 27 Meador & Land, dry goods,notions 39 McCreery, Ash, retail grocer 32 Partee, N., contractor 17 Prince, Ash M., clothing 35 Prince, Burk, residence 19 Prince, Ash M., residence 21 Pioneer Insurance Agency 24 Richlands Lime & Lumber company 33 Standard Oil company 13 Spangler & Co, retail grocers 29 Southern Express company 14 Daily Telegraph 40 White & Moore, druggists A5 Virginia Manufacturing Co, Graham
Mr. William A. Vaughter and Miss Mabel Clare Shorter were married by Rev. W.C. Lindsay, at the residence of the bride's father, yesterday.
John P. Lindsay, city editor of the New Daily Telegraph, and
Miss Kate Bass?, daughter of W.E. Bane, of Graham,
Va., were married last evening in Bristol, Tenn, by Rev. S.R.
Preston, D.D., pastor of the First Presbyterian Church.
At the residence of Mr. Wm. Cawling, in West Bluefield, ...
last evening ... Mr. Wm. Hicks, proprietor of the Hicks
Furniture Co. was married to Miss Helen Wall, Rev. T.C.
Shuler officiating. Mr. Spangler, manager of the
Western Union Telegraph office, acted as best man.
A boy and a girl were born this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Dave
Snapp. Mr Snapp is employed at the shops.
Mrs. Hale, mother of Mrs. J. Frank Surface, will
return to East Radford this morning.
Oakvale - Mr. Harvey Austin, who has been stationed at
Newport Barracks, Conn, in the standing army for the past 5 years
is here on a visit to his parents. ... W.P. Boggess, of
Richlands, Va, is visiting his Brother R.A. Boggess of this
place. ... J.W. Wilson, deputy US marshall of
Christiansburg, Va, spent Wednesday night with his son Charles
Wilson ... of this place.
Mrs. E.E. Capehart, of Columbia, Pa, is on a visit to her
husband, who is an engineer on the Pocahontas division. Her little
son, Charlie, accompanied her.
The body of Mr. Harry Rorabaugh, who was killed in the coal
mines at Switchback, Tuesday night, was sent to the home of his
parents at Manassas, Va, for interment. Mr. Rorabaugh was
30 years of age and an engineer.
Princeton- Opin Crotty, son of Wm. Crotty of
Elkhorn, died at that place Sunday morning. He was buried here in
the public cemetery. He was taken sick last Monday evening with
inflamation of the bowells. He was 16/18? years of age.
Vol. III, No. 6, Friday, January 24, 1896
G.W. Johnston, of Los Angeles, Cal., an uncle of George
Strader, was registered at the Inn yesterday. Mr
Johnston will spend a few weeks with his daughter in this
Vol. III., No. 8., Monday Morning, January 27, 1896
Mr. Blair Kennerly, of Chicago, is in the city the guest of
his sister, Mrs. S.B. Bass, on Tazewell street.
Vol. III. No. 11, Thursday Morning, January 30, 1896
J.D. Tickle, of Tazewell county, is visiting his
brother-in-law, Mr. E.P. Godbey.
Vol. III, No. 12, Friday Morning, January 31, 1896
Rev. J.B. Simpson, pastor of M.E. Church, of Concord, W.Va,
is visiting his mother-in-law, Mrs. S. A. Baily, mother of
Councilman C.C. Baily.
Vol III. No. 13, Saturday Morning, February 1, 1896
Mr. W.H. Strother, postmaster at Elkhorn, died yesterday,
after having been shot last Monday night. Mr. Strother's
predecessor was not long since killed by a fall from Pinnacle Rock.
Vol. III. No. 14, Monday Morning, February 3, 1896
Mrs. J.H. Thompson died Saturday night at 11 o'clock at her
residence on the North side, after an illness of one week. Her
remains were taken to her former home at Maxmeadows, for burial.
Vol III. No. 15, Tuesday Morning, February 4, 1896
Miss Berta Bane, of Giles county, who is visiting her
cousin, Miss Grace Hight, will return to her home today
Vol III. No. 17, Thursday Morning, February 5, 1896
Mrs. Dale, of Bellefont, Pa, daughter of Colonel
Teller of the Inn, is visiting her father.
Vol III. No. 19, Saturday Morning, February 7, 1896
The wife of H.M. Smith, railroad conductor, died at the
residence of her father, J.A. Peck, at Black Lick, this
county, aged 26 years and 3 months. She leaves a husband and three
Vol. III. No. 20, Monday Morning, Februay 10, 1896
Jack Curry, a colored miner, working for the Booth-Bowen
Coal and Coke Co, at Simmons, was killed by falling slate Saturday
morning. He leaves a wife and four children.
Vol III. No. 21, Tuesday Morning, February 11, 1896
Died, Thurday, January 30, 1896, at the residence of her parents,
near Graham, Va, Miss Rose? Dale Lewis, daughter of J.B. and
Mrs. M.F. Lewis, aged 15 years.
Vol III. No. 23, Thursday Morning, February 13, 1896
Mr. Geo. P. Hall and Miss Perry, of Kelly, passed
through last night en route to Bristol to be married.
Vol III. No 25, Saturday Morning, February 15, 1896
Miss Nannie Pepper passed through the city en route to the
bedside of her sister, Mrs. F.P. Cummings, who is quite ill.
Vol III. No. 27, Tuesday Morning, February 18, 1896
Mrs Huby Phipps, daughter of Capt. William Cooper, is
Vol III. No. 28, Wednesday Morning, February 19, 1896
Mrs. R.C. Kidd, of Pulaski, Va, is visiting her
granddaughter, Mrs. Ira C. Van Doran.
Vol III. No. 29, Thursday Morning, February 20, 1896
Oakvale- On the 13th inst. Mr. Louis Harvey Wiley and Miss
Rhoda Emma Whittaker, were married by Elder L.
Vol. III. No. 30, Friday Morning, February 21, 1896
Miss Ida Thomas is visiting her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Geo.
Vol. III. No. 31, Saturday Morning, February 22, 1896
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Burnett died night
John P. Lindsay, city editor of the New Daily Telegraph, and Miss Kate Bass?, daughter of W.E. Bane, of Graham, Va., were married last evening in Bristol, Tenn, by Rev. S.R. Preston, D.D., pastor of the First Presbyterian Church.
At the residence of Mr. Wm. Cawling, in West Bluefield, ... last evening ... Mr. Wm. Hicks, proprietor of the Hicks Furniture Co. was married to Miss Helen Wall, Rev. T.C. Shuler officiating. Mr. Spangler, manager of the Western Union Telegraph office, acted as best man.
A boy and a girl were born this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Dave Snapp. Mr Snapp is employed at the shops.
Mrs. Hale, mother of Mrs. J. Frank Surface, will return to East Radford this morning.
Oakvale - Mr. Harvey Austin, who has been stationed at Newport Barracks, Conn, in the standing army for the past 5 years is here on a visit to his parents. ... W.P. Boggess, of Richlands, Va, is visiting his Brother R.A. Boggess of this place. ... J.W. Wilson, deputy US marshall of Christiansburg, Va, spent Wednesday night with his son Charles Wilson ... of this place.
Mrs. E.E. Capehart, of Columbia, Pa, is on a visit to her husband, who is an engineer on the Pocahontas division. Her little son, Charlie, accompanied her.
The body of Mr. Harry Rorabaugh, who was killed in the coal mines at Switchback, Tuesday night, was sent to the home of his parents at Manassas, Va, for interment. Mr. Rorabaugh was 30 years of age and an engineer.
Princeton- Opin Crotty, son of Wm. Crotty of Elkhorn, died at that place Sunday morning. He was buried here in the public cemetery. He was taken sick last Monday evening with inflamation of the bowells. He was 16/18? years of age.
Mr. Cooley, whose illness has been noted by the Telegraph, died yesterday afternoon at his residence.
Mr. H.A. Dunn, a young man employed on the yards, was caught between the bumpers of two freight cars yesterday afternoon at 8 o'clock and severly smashed. He was conveyed on a stretcher for medical attention to the office of Dr. Wilson, who is acting as railway surgeon in the absence of Dr. J. Francke Fox. He is 19 years old, and a son of W.H. Dunn, a prosperous farmer of near Peterstown, Monroe county, W.Va. He is a relative of Mr. L.A. Dunn, of the Southern Express Co, and had only been in railroad company's employ about 5 weeks.
The little 4 1-2 year old son of Mr. P.B. Bruce, of Ada, while playing near Glover's saw mill, was caught under a rolling saw log and severely mashed about the body and head. Dr. F.W. Smith was summonded to attend to him. Very little hope is entertained for his recovery.
Clarence McClaugherty, son of Judge McClaugherty, was visiting friends here Saturday.
Miss Minnie Wilson, of Oakvale, is visiting her uncle, Mr. F. V. Snapp on the north side of the railroad.
Mrs. D. Geiger, accompanied by her little daughter Mary, left on Saturday for an extended visit to her parents at Allentown, Penn.
Marshall, the lttle son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Townes, fell from the nurse's arms and dislocated one of its arms yesterday afternoon.
Capt. H.T. Hall, of the Clinch Valley, came back Saturday from a visit to Tazewell, where he was best man at the marriage of Edward McGuire and Miss Maggie Brown.
Mr. J.C. Cooley died at his residence in the West End, of consumption, on Friday night. He was buried yesterday evening, Rev. W.A. Pearson preaching the funeral sermon.
Rev. J. Tyler Frazier left for Bramwell yesterday to visit his son-in-law Dr. Kirk.
Mrs. Horton, of Radford, passed through the city last night, en rout home from a visit to her sister, Mrs. Godfrey, of Bramwell.
The family of Mr. G.M. McCulloch were summoned to the home of Mrs. McCulloch's father, on account his death Sunday afternoon.
Wesley Chapman, son of Dr. Chapman, is in the city visiting his father. He is employed in the machine shopes of the Seabord Air Line at Portsmouth, Va.
Mrs. W.G. Baldwin, accompanied by Miss Kyle Baldwin, will leave this morning for Tazewell to be present at the marriage of Miss Theresa Alexander and Mr. James Buston, which will take place at 4 o'clock this afternoon.
Mrs. Kate Phipps, wife of R.J. Phipps died yesterday morning after a lingering illness, at her husband's residence on Allen street. She was a daughter of Wm. Cooper.
Benjamin Echols the nine year old son of Mrs Echols on North side was killed on the yard yesterday, run down by a yard engine while gathering coal. His remains will be conveyed to Petersburg for interment.
Messrs. Milton and Edward Easley were tendered a birthday party last night. It was the occasion of their 21st anniversary.
Mrs. D.J. Phipps died yesterday morning early after a lingering illness and will be conveyed to Falls Mills this morning where the interment will be made. Funeral this a.m. at the Christian Baptist Church.
Mrs. J. Frank Surface and children have gone to East Radford. They were summoned by telegraph to the bedside of Mr. Hall, Mrs. Surface's father, who is critically ill.
Tazewell - Mr. James Buston and Miss Theresa Alexander were married in the Presbyterian Church ... Wednesday. Rev. Ruff, assisted by Rev. Martin, officiating. Miss Allee Alexander, maid of honor and a sister of the bride ... ushers, Messrs. H.W. O'Keefe, W.H. Alderson, Allan Higginbotham and E.L. Greever ... groom's brother and best man, Mr. Henry Buston. ... bride's brother Mr. Charles Alexander, who gave her away.
Oakvale- Mr. J.A. White's little boy, aged 4 days, died Thursday morning, March 5, and was buried Friday, March 6, at 11 a.m. in James R. White's cemetery. Mr. A.R. Bonham, a prominent citizen resideing near this place, died with pneumonia on Wednesday, March 4, and was buried Thursday at 1 o'clock p.m. in J.R. White's cemetery, Elder L. Goodwin officiating. He leaves a wife and two children.
A young lady weighing 8 pounds, came visit Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Swank, Monday morning.
Mrs. R.A. Anderson left on No. 4 yesterday for East Radford, Va., to visit her sister, Mrs. Johnson.
The funeral of Samuel Henry Mainor, the little 5 months old son of Mr. and Mrs Mainor, who moved here from Elkhorn last Sunday, was preached yesterday afternoon by Rev. T.C. Shuler at the residence of Mr. Mainor in the West End. The interment was at the cemetery, South of the city.
Oakvale- Mrs. Liddie Little, wife of Thos. Little, departed this life Saturday night, March 7th. She had been a great sufferer for two months with joint disease which was caused by being thrown from a horse in June, 1895. She received the medical attention of Drs. Boyd, Robinson, Bee and Hughes. She had been a member of the Baptist church about eight years. She leaves behind her a husband, two children ... Her remains were taken to Reed's cemetery on March 9th.
N. Partee, accompanied by his little son, Eugene, has returned from Roanoke. Mrs. Paul B. Means, of Concord, N.C. is visiting her sister, Mrs. N. Partee.
Miss May Hall, of Tazewell, is visiting her sister, Mrs. R.L. Shelton, in the West End.
Miss Nettie E. Turner, of Russell county, is in the city attending school. She is a sister of R.F. Turner, of the Pocahontas division.
George E. Horner, of Bristol, Tenn., is ... a nephew of W.J. Monroe, of this city and an employe of the N&W RR
Mr. Walter Graham, president of the Graham-Bluefield Electric Light and Power company, is rejoicing over the advent of a son into his family. The event occurred in Philadelphia on the 21st.
Wm. Brown and Miss Nannie Brown, of Graham, were visiting their brother Robt. Brown, yesterday.
Herbert Hawes Shirey is on a protracted visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Shirey.
Little Edith, the one-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Summerfield, died Saturday morning in this city at 8:30 a.m. The funeral will take place at Goldsboro, N.C.
J.R. Tilson, the genial clerk at the freight depot, is a subject for congratulation - it's a girl.
Capt. G.W. Thomas, the genial station master and veteran conductor, went to East Radford yesterday to attend the funeral of Captain J.E. Davis.
Walton and Nannie Southers, of Welch, and Willie and Charlie Gardener, of this county, are visiting their grandmother, Mrs. M.M. Crockett, of this city.
The intelligence of the death of Mrs. N.H. Smith, of Bristol, was received here yesterday morning shortly after the sad occurrence. Mrs. Smith formerly resided in Bluefield, where her husband held the position of master mechanic in the shops until transferred to Bristol.
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