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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 6, 1913 The town of Marlinton is to be congratulated that for the first time in the history of the town it was not put in a state of disorder on Halloween. Usually we...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 19, 1915   Dr. Mary Randolph Fleming, of Baltimore, made a short visit to relatives and friends here the latter part of last week, leaving here Monday morning for a short stay in Highland...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1916 London – The day light saving scheme by which the clock will be put ahead an hour is expected to be approved by the House of Commons Monday and will go...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1914 A big mercantile house in Philadelphia went into the hands of a receiver some days since, who, after going over the books and making a study of the firm’s business methods,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 8, 1916 Clive Wooddell, 12 years old, of West Marlinton, complimented the editor with the finest basket of strawberries from his garden. Clyde H. East killed the biggest rattlesnake of the season on North...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1916 The man, Dobbin, who was hurt by a log rolling over him at Buckeye last Tuesday, died Saturday night. He was about 30 years old, and leaves a wife and two...

Long About Thanksgivin’ Time’

Ain’t it splendid to be livin’ ‘long about this time o’ year. Just around about Thanksgivin’, with the mornings crisp and clear; With the children’s cheeks a-glowin’, with the future lookin’ bright, And the shops and mills a-goin’ like red blazes,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 6, 1916 Pupils of Green Hill School who have been neither absent nor tardy during the third month are Leo Davis, Garland Gum, Gray McLaughlin, Melvin Ward, and Dennis Wooddell, Gladys Gum, Ethel...