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80 Years Ago

Archives 10-13-99

80 Years Ago

October 16, 1919, to October 22, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)


You can start an account with $1.00

Farmers Bank
And remember it draws 4% interest, compounded quarterly, if placed on time deposits.

Law And Order Week
Gov. Roberts has designated Nov. 9 to 15 as Law and Order Week, and by proclamation calls upon the people of Tennessee to study the principles underlying the United States government.

Barlow Waddell, who recently sold his property two miles north of town to S.B. Howard, is preparing to build on his lot near the dormitory.

About the time farmers are getting their hogs ready for market the price manipulators are lowering the scale several cents a pound. Our advice is to bacon your hogs and sell when prices advance.

Dr. D. Garfinkle is here this week fitting those who need them with glasses. He spent last week at Byrdstown.

L.R. Norris of near Miranda was in town part of this week.

Figures just completed by the State Board of Health show that 4551 people died from tuberculoses in Tennessee in 1918.

A.S. Frisbie is building an addition to his residence.

W.C. Murphy, of Hilham, was here last week.

Miss Edith Huddleston was on the sick list last week. Sid Hudson of Algood was here last week.

It is estimated tat 1,200,000 men who served in the Army, Navy and the Marine Corps were born and reared on American farms.

Herschel Bilbrey has returned from Kansas where he has been working for the past few months, he is going to work for Albert Mitchell this winter.

Mrs. Martha Terry, formerly Miss Martha Walling, is visiting her sister Mrs. M.H. Hankins near Monroe.

Henry Sevier has returned from Nashville where he spent two weeks.

Leland Farley spent Sunday afternoon at Henard.

B.P. Allison and wife of Monterey were here last week visiting her brothers Thomas and Alphus Bussell.

J.H. Reynolds is here from Harriman rushing up the work on several buildings which he has under contract.



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