100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 30, 1916 Jared Hiner is the proud owner of a hen which must be a descendant of the one which laid the “golden egg.” He exhibited an egg in the store last week, the product of the above mentioned hen, which measured four and one half inches in length, eight inches around and weighed nine and one-half ounces. If eggs are worth 15 cents More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1916 Last week Arthur E. English, of Frederick, Maryland, was killed by his wife after a violent quarrel. The deceased was well known in this county where he used to come to hunt some twenty-odd More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1916 The Highland Recorder commenting upon an accident to a citizen who cut off his thumb while splitting wood last week, deplores the practice of holding the block in one hand while using the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 10, 1916 A rook party was given by Miss Levia Carr, Friday evening at Mrs. Frank Hunter’s. Those present, Misses Bessie Kee, Pearl Carter, Margie Warwick, Hildred Beverage, Augusta Carr, Mazie More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, March 4th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1916 “For the last eighteen months I have borne testimony with all my strength against Germany because of its cynical disregard of the obligations of international humanity, alike in its dealing More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 24, 1916 LEAP YEAR Leap year or Bissextile year is now being endured. Formerly instead of having a February 29th, they made February 24th to be forty-eight hours long every fourth year and that More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 17, 1916 The Germans have admitted their fault in the war-like act against the Lusitania and America has followed the maxim of Napoleon that where firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary. More...

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