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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 11, 1915 ODDS AND ENDS “There is a man in this town who quarrels regularly with his wife.” A word to the wise should be sufficient. The depot at Cass was robbed on Thursday night...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 23, 1918 THE ELECTION Every citizen of Marlinton should vote for the bonds in the special election to be held next Monday. The question is the issuance of bonds to the amount of ten...

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...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 31, 1918 The eastern proverb is that you should sweep your house seven times before you accuse your neighbor of theft. Along the same line, you should see that there is no mink...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 4, 1915 Six carloads of lambs, about 1,500 in number, have been shipped from the Marlinton station this week. Mrs. Simmons, widow of the late Joe Simmons, died at her home near Watoga, ...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 14, 1916 CAUGHT A SNAKE The last snake of the season was caught at the mouth of Beaver Creek December 8, by Arthur Long, 12 years old. It was a copperhead, 40 inches long,...

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 18, 1917 DARST DEMANDS DEVOTION FOR SOLDIERS IN FIELD by Jno. S. Darst, WV Auditor What is a Liberty Bond, and why is it necessary for people to buy them? The United States of America...