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80 Years Ago

Archives 12-15-99

80 Years Ago

December 11,1919 to December 17, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

Sheriff - We are authorized to announce the name of W.T. Lee as a candidate for sheriff before the August 1920, subject to the endorsement of the Republican party. Trustee - We are authorized to announce the name of Chas. A. Verble as the democratic nominee for trustee before the August election of 1920. Trustee - I wish to make my announcement for trustee of Overton County, subject to the endorsement of the republican party and the will of the voters in the August election of 1920. H.G. Reid, Cookeville, R.7.

John Wallace has moved to the Joe Coner property near Hankins addition and Floyd Richardson will move to his house vacated by Wallace. His mother-in-law of Sulphur will keep house for him.

Mrs. Lonnie Looper has gone to Colorado to spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Bay.

J.A. Judd and wife, of Algood, are visiting relatives here, and having dental work done.

R.L. Mitchell spent part of the week with his family some of whom are sick with colds.

Mr. Mofield will give 32 lb. for turkeys.

Biggest and newest line of mens' neckties, just in time for Christmas, 75 to $3.00. Fleming & Myers

All stock holders in Home Telephone Co., who have boxes in operation are hereby requested to settle their rentals by Jan. 1st.

Misses Dorsa Peek and Edith Huddleston were in Cookeville the first of the week.

R.N. Chilton was in Murfreesboro closing up a deal to a farm he was selling there.

Ernest Estes and Herschell Bilbrey are here from Flint, Michigan to spend Christmas.

Georg Hargis has sold his farm to Jim Warren. Mr. Warren is planning to go to Harriman, Tennessee.

Abe West is on the sick list.

On Nov. 30th there was born to Mr. and Mrs. George Swan a girl that weighed 12 pounds.

J.P. Poston's three month old baby died the 10th and was buried at New Hope.

Mrs. Fate Eldridge's daughter is sick with typhoid fever.

Dillard Flatt's wife died in the hospital at Nashville last week. She was buried at the Camp Ground. She leaves a husband, two children, father, mother, sister, and a host of friends.


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