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80 Years Ago

Archives 9-8-99

80 Years Ago

September 4, 1919 to September 10, 1999
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)


Mrs. Minnie May spent part of last week with her brother, M.H. Hawkins at Monroe.

R.H. Ledford, a former resident of Windle, was here from Jackson County Thursday.

W.H. and J.K. Winningham and their families visited their sister, Mrs. Porter Taylor, at Starpoint over Sunday.

Miss Rosha Poston, who is teaching in the ninth district, spent the week end with home folks.

You can buy a leather bill cap at the Miller-Estes Cash Store for $1.25.

Miss Mattie Mullins has returned from her annual vacation with relatives and friends in Pickett County.

S.A.D. Smith spent the first of last week in Jackson County.

Bungalo Aprons $1.55 Miller-Estes Cash Store

Alpine is seven miles east of Livingston, and the promoters of the school hope, with the aid of County, State and Federal funds, to build a first class pike to the school.

Velvet, the friendly tobacco, 15 a can. Liggett and Myers Tobacco Co.

A man is not so old as long as he takes lively interest in the on-going of the world around him. If he finds causes which call forth his earnest support; if he bears the evidence of high purpose in his conduct; if he enjoys to sit with old friends at his table; if he is eyes to the blind and feet to the lame and a father to the poor; if confidence and joy animates him, that man is not old, though his years exceed four score. Of such a one it can be said, "Though the outer man perish, yet the inner man is renewed, day by day." Hilham Academy The school at Fisk, Academy, Hilham, opened Sept. 1 with Prof. William Ray, of Livingston as principal and Miss Josie Sester, assistant.

The Anti-Saloon League is said to have invaded Arabia. Making the Syrian bone dry would be an easy job. Allon News Hope all my little friends are going to school, I am at Cedar Grove. My teacher is Miss Lillian Sevier. We sure have a good teacher and a fine school. We had a spelling match Friday and of course my side beat. IF I SEE THIS IN THE PAPER, I WILL WRITE AGAIN. Gracie Reeder

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius


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