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The Fairmont West Virginian. (Fairmont, W. Va.), 01 Jan. 1916. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.


  • Liner Persia Is Sunk off Crete; Life Loss May be Three Hundred
  • Prosperity for the Nation; Victory for the Party in 1916, Says Hatfield
  • Enthusiastic Reception in Fairmont for the New Year
  • Stewart Vincent Killed on B. & O.
  • Anti-Booze Order Reaches Fairmont
  • First Military Ball a Success
  • Schools Reopen Monday Morning
  • Holiday Dinner for the Firemen
  • Mrs. M.Y. Hamilton Dies in 80th Year
  • The Weather