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80 Years Ago


June 26, 1919 to July 2, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

If you have an old time saddle, keep it, someday it will be valuable as a curio.

Thieves broke into the Cheatham county jail and stole 125 gallons of whiskey; shameful way to treat a jailer.

An Iowa newspaper editor has been fined $10 for infringing on copyright laws by copying articles from a competing newspaper. He ought to have been sent to jail.

At Rest Bessie Little Ralph was born July 12th, 1889, departed this life June 26, 1919. She leaves behind a husband somewhere in the wide, one daughter, a mother, two sisters and three brothers and a host of friends to mourn her death. Her remains were laid to restin the family graveyard.

James A. Allred, of Jamestown, and Henretta Story were married last Sunday morning. Chancellor W.R. performed the ceremony.

Dallas Stephens has bought Mrs. Lona Looper's cottage.

Hall Thrasher has gone to Illinois.

The six months old baby of David Carr died at his home near Ruth's chapel Monday. Its mother died about three months ago.

Miss Jessie Peterman of Nashville is visiting the family of A.G. Keisling.

DeWit Miller spent last week at Monterey with his sister, Mrs. W.C. Officer.

Ray Burks is here from Knoxville.

Mrs. Ruth Dowell and daughter, of Nashville, are visiting their cousin, Mrs. J.T. Lansden.

Howard Keisling and Reuben Reeser went to Cincinnati last week and ran two cars through for the Livingston Auto Co.

Mr.a dn Mrs. Porter Bilbrey were here from Oak Hill yesterday visiting relatives.

J.W. Lewis spent Sunday with relatives on Spring Creek.

Pearson Smith was down from Wets Fork last week. He says he has the brag corn crop of his section.

Mrs. L.P. Jernigan and children went to Brotherton Saturday to attend the marriage of Mrs. Jerrigan's sister to a Mr Stamps on Sunday.

 

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