April 8, 1920 to April 14, 1920
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Put this question to yourself: If Livingston was no better than
I am trying to make it, would I want to live in it?
Houston Howard came to town a few days ago from McMinnville and
went to the home of his cousins, T.W. and P.I. Carlock. He was the
Supt. of Clay Faulkner's Woolen Mills for many years. His father,
Nelson J. Howard, will be remembered as a pre-war resident and merchant
The lot sale at Alpine Saturday was pronounced a success. The ten
acre plat cut up into lots, brought an average of a little over
$150 an acre. J.C. Bilbrey and S.B. Harward bought a lot and will
build on them. All the lots must have houses on them within two
Look over Fleming & Myers Co.'s line of bargain Oxford. They'll
save you money. Ask to see the Bargain Counter.
The Cost of War
The total cost of the war is estimated by the Treasury Department
Herb. Hoover might have gained more notoriety if he had stayed
on the political fence instead of falling off on the republican
Women will vote in the November election.
50 lbs. pure hog lard at $12.50 per can. Compound lard $11.50.
Overton Supply Co.
Allen Freeman spent Sunday with his brother, Morgan, at Algood.
Mr. and Mrs. Porter Bilbrey, of Oak Hill, visited their daughter,
Mrs. S.T. Benson recently.
Mrs. M.M. Roberts and little son, Will Albert, have returned from
Mrs. John Cook spent several days visiting relatives.
Mrs. Albert Mitchell is reported better, and the nurse has returned
Atty. E.D. White made a trip to Monroe Thursday.
Walter Boswell has moved back to his farm and Millard Oakley moved
into the house vacated by Mr. Boswell.
Mrs. B.N. Howard spent last week with her son Dr. W.A. Howard at
E.F. Copeland & Co. are installing a Delco lighting plant in their
Rhode Island Reds. Eggs for sale at $1.00 per setting of 15. Mattie
Shirley Looper is home from the State University at Knoxville.
Miss Geneva Bohannon has returned to college after visiting home
Overton County News
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