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80 Years Ago

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80 Years Ago


March 18 1920 to March 24, 1920
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)


Albert Officer and Houston Roberts say they never seen the like of good looking girls at the University of Tennessee in their lives. Arvin Thrasher says the above statement has his eye exactly, and that the engineering course takes too much of his time to suit him, guess he will be taking "LAW" next year.

Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stover, died Thursday morning. She was sich a short while with flu and pneumonia. Mary had passed her seventeenth year. Her suffering was great but she bore it with patience and with out a murmur. She leaves a father, mother, three sisters and one brother to mourn her loss, besides a host of friends and relatives.

Miss Caedna White has taken charge of a millinery store at Watertown.

50 pound can lard $12.95. Compound lard per can $11.95.
Overton Supply Co.

"Uncle" Ben Franklin Smith is able to be in town after a long spell of flu. We failed to inquire abouth his dog, but suppose he is in good health because he was still at his side.

The body of Mrs. June Reynolds was brought from Crossville Monday and buried at Wirminham. It will be remembered that Mr. Reynolds died about two weeks ago. Both had tuberculosis.

Mr. Earl Storie has moved here from Monterey.

Mrs. Roscoe McGinnis and children of Carthage, are here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Bilbrey.

I have about 200 bushels of corn for sale at $2.00 a bushel in Copeland Cove.
Haskell McCormick
Livingston, R-3

Paul McCormick, Clyde Ensor, Rhion McGee, and Elmer Langford, students in T.P.I. Cookeville, spent the week end with homefolks.

Fresh fish every Friday afternoon and Saturday, and also good steak, at Stephens' Grocery.

Mrs. A.R. Hogue and children of Wilder are visiting the family of W.O. Miller north of town.

Dr. L.F. Zachry is out after being laid up several days with the flu.

There is a shortage of celluar buttons, since Japan has refused to export camphor, of which celluloid is largely made.

Mrs. Clark and Mr. McCambel are here from Nashville looking after railroad repairs.

"Grandma" Stephens has been very sick for several days, but is resting easy today.

Odd Coats
Men's at $2.95 Boys at $1.95
Overton Supply Co.


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