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80 Years Ago

80 Years Ago 9-22-99

September 18, 1919 to September 24, 1999
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)


A good man is like a rubber ball; the harder you knock him down the higher he will bounce.

Charlie Smith was given a preliminary hearing before Esq. F.G. Bilbrey last Saturday for shooting deputy sheriiff John Bilbrey. Only a few witnesses were introduced by the state and the defense offered no proof. The defendent was held to court and his bond fixed at $7,000, which he readily made. E.D. White represented the state and C.J. Cullom and E.C. Knight appeared for the defense. Seber is still in the hospital and is recovering rapidly.

Saturday Special - san silk 7 1/2, crochet thread 10. Miller Estes Cash Store

Mr. Ed Robbins, of Kentucky, and Miss Pearl Franklin, of Willow Grove, were married last Friday.

J.M. Wright, of Wirmingham, and N.W. Wright, of Monroe, have just returned from visiting their brother R.A. Wright at Gadsden Ala. They report a pleasant trip.

Little Papa's on Depot St., a decent place for ladies to eat.

Johnie Farr, of Nettle Carrier, was at Oak Grove Sunday.

Winningham & Windle are moving into their new brick building on Depot St. The store will occupy one room and the other will be used for a restaurant, cold drinks, etc. They have named this, "Little Papa's Cafe."



Shoes are cheap now; in 60 days they will be high. We have one shoe called All For Wear. They are going now at $4.95. The best shoe that ever came to Livingston.

Lots of good heavy shoes on are bargain counter at $2.75 and $2.98. They are going like hot cakes. Boy's, youth's, and men's odd coats at $1.75 and up. Big line.

Sugar, on Saturdays only, at 11.

Overton Supply Co.
The One Price Store
Livingston, Tennessee



All of James Duncan's children, except a small boy, are much better, and he is believed to be out of danger.

Miss Nina Farley, who is teaching near Monterey, spent last week at home.

Mack Smith is here from the Atlanta Hospital, until Oct. 10. His arm is still improving.

Albert Officer and J. Arvin Thrasher entered the University in Knoxville Monday. This is Officer's second year there.

Miss Allie White has been sick for several days and it is feared she has fever.

Benton Smith has recently brought his mother from a Nashville sanitarium to her home near Windle. He reports she is much improved.



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