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100 Years Ago

Thursday, April 19, 1917 On last Thursday the report reached here that a German flag had been raised in the Swiss and German colony of Helvetia between Mingo and Pickens, and of a consequence there...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1915 Last Friday evening the big five passenger Overland car belonging to Z. S. Smith caught fire and was burned up. Mr. Smith attempted to drive the car up the hill near...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 23, 1913   Sixteen degrees above zero here Wednesday morning. James Rose and C. E. Hamrick, of Cass, were before squire Marshall at Durbin on Tuesday, charged with killing a doe on Cheat Mountain. They confessed...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 18, 1917 This peace talk has about exhausted us. Germany’s proposal of peace has been likened to the man who put an advertisement in the paper: “If Jack Robinson, the husband of the...

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Thursday, February 19, 1914 Snow to the depth of 13 inches on the ground at Marlinton Saturday morning, and 18 inches Monday morning. Lowest temperature, two degrees below zero Tuesday morning. As we go to...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 25, 1913   A modest and refined cow of Winsted, Connecticut, refused to be milked until the man who had bought her put on a skirt. She had been raised by two old maids. Mike Cavanaugh,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 21, 1917 The curtailment of the number of passenger trains going over the country finally hits the C & O and the service up and down the Greenbrier division suffers even out of...

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...