100 Years Ago

“Butchering Order of the Day”


November 18, 2021

Herald of Nov. 25, 1921

Several Herald correspondents from all sections of the Cove noted in their columns that “butchering is the order of the day” and each took pride in reporting the weight of prize porkers.

Cloyd Eller of Marble City, slaughtered a porker weighing over 400 pounds. John Butler of Plum Creek killed three which tipped the beam at more than 1300 pounds.

A new barn was being constructed on the David Shelly farm in Pleasant Valley, near Mines.

Wilford Dick, eight-year old son of Clayton Dick of Roaring Spring, lost an arm through amputation after it was crushed in a lim...

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