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80 Years Ago

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80 Years Ago


February 5,1920 to February 11, 1920
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)


Bill Crabtree has bought a small cottage in North Livingston, near W.T. Gore's residence, from S.B. Harward.

Deputy Collector, C.N. Gracey, informs us that there will be a man here from Feb. 23 to 28 to assist the people in making out their income tax returns for the year 1919.

Walter Boswell has bought a lot from A.J. Mofield near the latter's residence and will build in the near future.

Prof. L.E. Garrett returned Saturday night from Va. where he spent several days at the deathbed of his father, who died Tuesday.

Earl May was in Cookeville Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Swallows, of Miranda, visited his brother Joe the first of the week.

Misses Gladys Allen and Maud Bilbrey spent the week end in Nashville shopping.

S.M. Ensor has purchased two pens of Barred Plymouth Rock chickens and will sell eggs for hatching.

Miss Uldean Zachry is reported to have pneumonia.

Brick masons on a high school get $10 a day. Teachers in the same school get $10 a week. Perhaps the masons are wiser in their generation than the teachers and are organized.

Mrs. Cal Little who has been sick is able to be out again.

Crit Clark, of Monroe R,2, was here Saturday to bring his son, Willie D., a span of mules, which he had purchased recently.

Mrs. Emma Eldridge was called to Crossville Friday on business.

May Bilbrey is visiting her mother, Mrs. Parris, at Star Point.

Frank Taylor, of Eagle Creek, was here to see his sisters last week.

Mrs. Turney Benson and children spent the week end with parents at Oak Hill.

Benton and John Hopkins of Monroe R.2 were here last week on business.

Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Speck, of Hartsoe Cove, are visiting their children here.

WANTED-a girl to do light house work, will pay $4.00 per week and hire washing done. W.H. Winningham, Livingston


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