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80 Years Ago

80 Years Ago 6-23-99

June 19, 1919 to June 25, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

Ford - The Universal Car. Why Do We Say So? In France 700 cars out of 1,000 are Fords. In Italy 850 cars out of 1,000 are Ford's. In Egypt 996 cars out of 1,000 are Ford's. There are 6 million cars in the United states, and more than one-half are Ford's. The Ford is durable, easy to operate, goes anywhere it is possible for cars to go, easily repaired. Now is time to buy a car; place your order for a Ford.
Livingston Auto Company

Dewitt Miller has been discharged from Navy service and is at home.

Kelly and Elmer Peek have returned from army service.

Mrs. Brady, widow of the late Marlon Brady, died at her home west of town last Thursday. She was quite old.

The trouble about the League of Nations is that the average politician has to criticize it for six months before he find out that he knows nothing about it.

Mr. Homer Ray and Miss Nan Spurrier were married last Saturday. Mr. Ray is the son of ex-Trustee T.J. Ray. The bride is the daughter of W.T. Spurrier.

This week has brought fine rains over most, if not all, of this section, and vegetation is looking fine.

S.B. Harwood wants to sell you a house and lot or vacant lot in Livingston.

Ernest Terry and Margarite Cooper were married at the home of the bride's grandmother last Thursday. Mr. Terry is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Terry, and a partner in the family milling business. He recently returned from army service in France. Mrs. Terry is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cooper, and a graduate of the 1917 class in Livingston Academy.

Clay Sweat is on the sick list.

Dr. M.J. Qualls is in Kentucky where he went to buy several Aberdeen males for the cattle association.

James Ledbetter was in Pickett county on business last week.

E.M. Copeland and son, Ira, killed a large rattlesnake on Alpine mountain Sunday.

Oscar Davis, son of Dr. Davis, and Bertha Lewis, daughter of Golden Lewis, of Miranda, were married on the 8th of this month.


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