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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 6, 1915 The fine dwelling house of Edgar H. McLaughlin, at Hillsboro, was totally destroyed by fire Sunday morning. The fire caught in the woodshed which adjoined the house, and spread so rapidly...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 10, 1916 The Progressives met at Indianapolis the other day and decided that they had lost their leader and their Beelzebub. They declared that they would fight on and keep the party together...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, April 25, 1918 The word was circulated here last week that Miss Carrie Overholt had been killed when the Germans blew up a hospital in France. This is put down as a mistake by...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 16, 1916 G. L. Carlisle and C. W. Kennison were on business at Richwood last week. They returned Monday and reported that the large band mill there is running day and night, and...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 20, 1913 A tall blond man went to the farm of Mrs. Virginia Wamsley near Elkins, and represented that he was Ed Whiting, of Whiting Brothers, lumber jobbers, of Watoga, this county. He...

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Thursday, March 14, 1918 Question: Is it better to be single and go to war, or be married and stay at home. - - - Blow, bugle, blow, thy faint, far tones are wailing; Blow, bugle, blow, the...

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

Dear Editor: I am sending you a print copy and a disc of three wonderful stories written by my father, Stanley Klein, about growing up in Marlinton in the early 1900s. I hope that your...