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 in public about a campaign button in which his picture appeared with that of Taft and Hughes, and he demanded that it be abolished. The More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 24, 1916 If you will take a stand at the forks of the road in the town of Marlinton, sooner or later, you will see everybody you ever knew in West Virginia come careening along in a touring car. More...