January 22,1920 to January 28, 1920
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
Two important materials enter into the manufacture of a good newspaper,
white paper and brains.
J.S. Fleming has bought the Roberts House property from A.G. Keisling
and will, in the near future, build a modern brick residence on
the site of the present building.
J.H. Gardenshire Dead
John Haskell Gardenshire died this Thursday morning at 4:30 o'clock
at the home of his son, Judge J.M. Gardenshire. Funeral services
will be held from the residence at 1 P.M. and interment will take
place in the city cemetery.
Mr. Gardenshire was born at Livingston, Tenn., December 21, 1845,
and was a son of E.L. and Mary (McMillian) Gardenshire; was married
to Elizabeth Snodgrass December 21, 1871, to which union thirteen
children were born, ten of whom, together with three sisters, survive.
His beloved wife preceded him to the grave nearly eight years.
He died January 22, 1920 at the age of 74 years, one month and one
R.F. Smith asks us to say that he lost a pair of black, woolen
gloves somewhere in Livingston on the 16, and would be pleased to
have them returned.
A rat breeds 6 to 10 times a year, averaging ten young to a litter.
Mr. Arthur Maddox and Miss Ruth Farley were married at the home
of her aunt, Mrs. A.G. Keisling, Monday evening.
Mr. Maddox is a son of Esq. Charlie Maddox. He graduated here in
The bride is the daughter of the late George Farley. She has been
a very popular teacher for the past few years.
They will leave Thursday for Akron where they will make their home.
Foster Winton died at his home near Alpine early Thursday. He got
up seemingly as well as usual, but soon took a fainting spell, from
which he never recovered. He leaves a wife and several children.
Paul McCormack, a student in T.P.I., visited home folks over Sunday.
Miss Ina Myers is home from North Carolina for a few weeks vacation.
Ladies Aid Meeting
The Ladies Aid held a well attended meeting Jan. 20 at the home
of Mrs. Margaret Barnes, with the president, Miss Lou Estes presiding.
The following officers were elected for the year: Mrs. J.B. Dale
President, Mrs. J.A. Miller secretary and Mrs. E.C. Knight treasurer.
The next meeting will be with Mrs. R.L. Mitchell, Feb. 3rd.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570