June 12, 1919 to June 18, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
Must Be Eighteen Parties contemplating marriage will please bear
in mind that the age limit was raised from 16 to 18 by the last
general assembly, and that no license can be secured for either
boy or girl who is under 18, except by written consent of parents
Parents wanting to know how to control thier fifteen-year-old
is asking for infromation about fifteen years too late.
It only takes a girl about eight weeks after she gets married to
find out she has wasted a lot of time reading love stories.
Character is an atmosphere rather than a sum of qualities.
The Chancery Court of Davidson county has declared the Act of legislature,
giving women the right to vote in presidential and municipal elections,
to be unconstitutional. Birthday Dinner Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Copeland
living near Oak Grove gave a birthday dinner at their home last
Sunday in honor of their son, Ira Copeland. Those present were Mr.
and Mrs. Sidney Almonrode, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Copeland , Mrs. E.A.
Winton; Misses Maude Beasley, Estelle Copeland, Jewel Almonrode,
Earl Copeland, Earl Copeland and Jessie Beasley. Everyone enjoyed
a lovely dinner.
Men and boys work shoes $1.90 up
Men and boys work shorts 75¢
Boys overalls 65¢ up
Mens Pants $150 up
Straw Hats 15¢ up
Mens Fancy shirts 85¢ up
13 lb. can Tomatoes 15¢
Ladies Vests 15¢
Ladies (black & white) Hose 15¢
Boys Shirts & Drawers 28¢ ea.
Boys Union Suits 40¢ ea.
Perry H. Windle, of Monroe, ir reported to have taken an interest
in the Arnold Hardware Co. It is also reported that J.A. Hargrove
will resign as manager of the firm. The two new members, Windle
and Petit, together with Mr. Arnold will be in charge.
Cato Taylor has resigned his position with Fleming anf Myers and
accepted a traveling position with Anderson Dulin, Varnell Co.,
Sgt. York is entitled to a goodly share of the credit on winning
the war, but not to destroying the entire German army. It would
have been safe to have withdrawn the Allied Army and left the battle
front to the powers of hero York. Beside the polilitician and the
war-hero are ill-matched partners. they have nothing in common.
John Epperson died in Algood yesterday. He rose early and went
his farm, and at 10 o'clock was found dead.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
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Livingston, Tennessee 38570