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80 Years Ago

Archives 04-19-2000

80 Years Ago


April 15, 1920 to April 21, 1920
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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There is only one medicine for curable ailments of the kidneys, liver and bladder.
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root has proven to be just the remedy needed in thousands and thousands of distressing cases.

Miss Beulah Murphy spent Sunday with friends at Algood.

Harold Copeland was at Watertown Sunday.

About Overalls
Overalls suggest work, and work is the one thing most in demand now. If the men responding to the overall fad will all work, it will do more to reduce the cost of living than the mere fact of being so clad can possibly do.

The exodus from the country to the city is all over the United States. The full force of the disastrous policy will be felt in the future.

Miss Agnes Speck is here from Nashville to visit relatives.

W.T. Spurrier has bought a log truck to run in his stave hauling.

For Sale - One good second hand buggy and harness. J.S. Myers, Windle Tenn.

Mrs. S.M. Ensor visited her sister at Baxter over Sunday.

We have 120 brooms, good ones, 33 cnts. each. Overton Supply Co.

Miss Joan Estes, who is in the Ridgetop hospital near Nashville, is expected home soon. She is much improved.

The heavy rains are still holding back the work on the pike.

Miss Lillian Sevier has accepted the position as bookkeeper for the Arnold Hardware Co.

Lee Boswell has returned from Georgia where he taught the past winter.

50 Brand new men's suits of clothes at $11.95 while they last. The reason we can do this is that we stole them. Just made a big haul. Overton Supply Co.

Drummer Willard Maynard has bought a Chevrolet car and will make his territory thusly. W.T. Goff, another local drummer, has also started out in a car.

W.T. Gore was quite sick Sunday, but has just about recovered.


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