100 Years Ago

Thursday,November 16, 1916 The Scriptures tell us that the wise men came from the east. We think this may be true but they settled in the west. We have just passed through the most terrific experience in politics. Under the old law that a President could not be elected without New York, some of our brightest and best Democrats laid down and gave up More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1916 He came to the postoffice window and looked in. Then seeing the postmaster he cast a stealthy glance around the lobby to see if there was anyone else in hearing distance. He was a man More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

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Thursday, November 2, 1916 A new ten cent piece has been coined by the government. On one side is the head of Liberty and on the other a bundle of rods in the center and a battle axe. – – – Born More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Thursday, October 26, 1916 The war is now in its third year. President Wilson announced in the beginning of his administration that so long as he was President that there should be no war of aggression against any More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 19, 1916   The campaign is dragging its slow length along. All over the country there are patriots in all parties who think that they can shape the course of an election, but the older we get, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

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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 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

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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...