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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 1, 1914   At 10:40 p.m. Friday night, September 25, 1914, there passed over Marlinton, a blazing meteor which lighted up the sky and which disappeared with a bursting sound, which caused the windows...

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, November 19, 1914   On last Saturday a party of hunters found the freshly killed carcass of a fine young cow elk near Minnehaha Springs. The hind quarters had been skinned out and carried way, and...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, April 4, 1918 The daylight saving bill worked all right in this part of the country. It came on Sunday and that is naturally a day of rest and adjustment. People went to bed...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 19, 1916   The campaign is dragging its slow length along. All over the country there are patriots in all parties who think that they can shape the course of an election, but the...

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...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 3, 1918 SOLDIER’S LETTERS Editor Times – I want to thank the people of Pocahontas for their kindness in sending thier boys the smoking kits. All were pleased with it in our company. There are...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 12, 1915 Sheriff Cochran conducted Curry, Kitchen, Dilley and Rider back to the pen last week where these companions in adversity will receive instruction in useful trades under the tutelage of the distinguished...