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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1915 ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town, The old boys were meeting and drinking it down; Then when they had dallied too long with the cup, They made it all even...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 21, 1918 Mrs. A. P . Edgar met with a very painful accident Tuesday. While about her household duties she must have fainted. Anyway, she fell with a tea kettle of hot water...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 13, 1917 Twenty degrees below zero at Marlinton Tuesday morning is the record for cold in the twenty or more years that county clerk S. L. Brown has kept the record as local...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 8, 1917 W. J. Jackson, rural mail carrier out of Marlinton, had an eggstrordinary experience the other day. His schedule, which is as regular as a clock, has a part of it feeding...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 24, 1915 Farmers wear whiskers so that they can tell when it is good growing weather. Whiskers and corn respond to the same climatic conditions. “Setting Hen” is what they call an intoxicating drink...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 28, 1918 God give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinion and a will; Men who...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 13, 1916 Circuit court and the school election made things lively in Marlinton last week. Edray district decided by an overwhelming vote to take a small portion of its wealth and build a...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 7, 1917 The events of the past few months have reminded men of the fact that the great majority of the people in times of peace do not come in conscious contact with...