100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 9, 1914   S. R. Hogsett was in town Monday, and had with him a rattlesnake over four feet long, which he had captured near his home. Sheriff Cochran brought in two Italians from Elk, charged with dynamiting fish. Jean, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Summers Sharp, aged about a year, was made very sick by putting matches in her mouth More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 2, 1914   One of Kelley’s hoboes said that a certain one of the lieutenants, who was a southerner, had told him all along the weary way from the Pacific ocean to wait until he got South and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 25, 1914   Two great laws go into effect next Tuesday night at midnight. The cows are to be penned up at night and the State goes dry. The law is very plain that it is an indictable offense to More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 18, 1914   Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dennsion, of Denmar, and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Matthews, of Evansville, Indiana, have returned to Denmar from a tour in the east in a new Hudson “Six’ recently More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 11, 1914   A newspaper account says that a member of a hung jury in one of the courts of Michigan, was penned up with eleven smokers and that they literally smoked him to death. He was taken More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 4, 1914 Sheriff Cochran arrested Clifford Snyder on Elk Saturday. Snyder was given a jail sentence last court, and when put to work on the roads, ran away some three weeks ago. The sheriff learned More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 28, 1914 One editor says that under the rule: “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are,” that Upton Sinclair’s diet of nuts, may have some bearing on the present condition of his More...