100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 12, 1916 Thirty-seven literary men fired a shot at Judge Hughes in support of President Wilson that was heard around the world. Now one of them, Percy Mackaye, after two months, denies that he signed the document, and it might have been late at night. All right, Percy! All down but thirty-six! Set ‘em up again! – – – When More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 5, 1916 From all reports Colonel Roosevelt is not having a bully time this campaign. His hatred of Wilson has carried him into a camp that would otherwise be distasteful to him. He showed annoyance More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, September 30th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 28, 1916 On Saturday, the 16th, a gentle breeze was blowing from the north, and a great cloud of butterflies went blowing by headed for the south. They were innumerable and were of the big orange More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 21, 1916 The great change is coming over the forest. The leaves are beginning to turn. You can look at it as a pouring back of the sunshine garnered in the summertime or as the hectic flush that More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 14, 1916   STATE NEWS One hundred witnesses have been summoned to testify in the election fraud cases that will come up for trial at the Huntington term of the United States district court, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 7, 1916   Judge Hughes is still talking about efficiency in government, and promising to be efficient if he is elected. There is no doubt that efficiency is essential to government but there More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 31, 1916 The time is coming and will soon be here when the minds of men will turn to the comforts of religion as they did in the days of old whenever life became too complicated and men were forced More...