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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, July 25, 1918 ONLY TWO WORDS “WOODROW WILSON” Col. Clarence W. Watson, of the Ordinance Corps, now a candidate for the Democratic Senatorial nomination in West Virginia, today announced the platform upon which he asks...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 8, 1917 “But since our women must walk gay, and money buys their gear, The native born get out their traps for fur this time of year; The golden seal and the ginseng deal,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 5, 1918 The first boy from Pocahontas to give his life for this great war was Bryan B. Long, of Watoga. He is the son of C. C. Long. The Longs are Kentuckians...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 5, 1918 “The Rhine! The Rhine! The German Rhine! Who guards today that stream divine? The answer to the impassioned shriek is: Men from off of Bruffeys Creek And Briery Branch and Rosin Run And towns like...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 15, 1918 Porter Kellison had a very valuable mare shot and seriously injured recently. The horse was in the pasture field, and came home with a bullet wound from a small caliber gun...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 22, 1918 The plan to register all men from 18 to 21 and 32 to 45 years is based on the soundest principles. The object is to get the number of men required...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 27, 1918 There is going to be an election in November, but you would never know it if you depended upon the talk in the neighborhood. It is only a little over a...