100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1914 A big mercantile house in Philadelphia went into the hands of a receiver some days since, who, after going over the books and making a study of the firm’s business methods, made the statement that the failure was due to the fact that the firm had not sufficiently advertised its business. It had advertised some but never More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1914 J. H. Smith shot and seriously wounded a man named Joe Beef at Thornwood Saturday night. Beef was in Smith’s pool room and was drunk and disorderly. Smith tried to get him out and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 3, 1914 The fact that corporal punishment is discouraged in some public schools is what led Harry’s teacher to address this note to the lad’s mother: “I regret very much to have to inform More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 28th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 26, 1914   The fire alarm sounded early Friday morning, the furnace house in the rear of C. A. Yeager’s residence having caught from kindling piled too near the furnace. All the fire companies More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 19, 1914   On last Saturday a party of hunters found the freshly killed carcass of a fine young cow elk near Minnehaha Springs. The hind quarters had been skinned out and carried way, and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 12, 1914   Five o’clock Tuesday morning fire was discovered in the building of Abe Maneer, town of Thornwood, and soon spread to adjoining buildings, and destroyed five buildings before More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 5, 1914 Charles Drummond, a woodsman, whose home is at Weston, was seriously and probably fatally hurt at Durbin, Tuesday, by falling under the Western Maryland passenger train. The train was More...