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100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 17, 1918 We can assure our political editors that their political editorials do no harm. They are not read. Mr. Common Man has grown very adept at skipping this class of literature. - -...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 10, 1918 Benjamin Franklin, when he was running a country newspaper in Philadelphia, called attention to the fact that solitary trappers and hunters in the woods never suffered from colds, but that only...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 3, 1918   The Spanish influenza and the hunting fever struck us at the same time, and when you get both together you are some discontented. A man may lead a quiet, peaceful respectable,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 27, 1918 There is going to be an election in November, but you would never know it if you depended upon the talk in the neighborhood. It is only a little over a...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 20, 1918 Much obliged for the letter, Mr. Burroughs. It is a considerable honor to introduce immortals to the home folks. We feel a good deal like Jupiter had sent us a picture...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 12, 1918 KILLED IN ACTION Lt. J. W. Blankenship, of Thornwood, Private Guy Stuart, of Seebert, and Private Rube Jackson, of Seebert. Word was received on Sunday that these soldiers had been killed in battle...

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Thursday, September 5, 1918 The first boy from Pocahontas to give his life for this great war was Bryan B. Long, of Watoga. He is the son of C. C. Long. The Longs are Kentuckians...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 29, 1918 The barn on the farm of F. A. Chapman at Hillsboro was struck by lightning and burned last Friday night. Several hundred bushels of wheat and oats and much hay and...