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 purchased by Mr. Dennison. They were accompanied home by Miss Margueite Dennison, who has been in school in Philadelphia, and Vance Dennison, More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 21, 1914   Captain B. B. Dovenor, of Wheeling, died last week. We can well remember when he was a popular idol. He served in Congress and was one of the brightest men of the State. He was retired More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 14, 1914 The seventeen year locusts are due to arrive at this place anytime from the 10th of May on. We have them in our midst oftener than each seventeen years, but each particular crop of cicada More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 8th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 7, 1914 BAD MEN ARRESTED Luther Wiley and Cal Grose, bootleggers, dope shooters and all around bad men, were landed in jail last week, and are held to await the action of the grand jury on charges More...