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
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
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
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
"Grandma" Stephens has been very sick for several days,
but is resting easy today.
Men's at $2.95 Boys at $1.95
Overton Supply Co.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570