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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-24-2000

85 Years Ago


May 20, 1915 to May 26, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Born to W.D. Fiske and wife May 9, a ten pound girl. Dr. Gray officiating.

Harlan Taylor visited his uncle, Dr. Will Howard, at Algood this week.

Willie T. Bilbrey was over from Eagle Creek Monday, and told us of the death of "uncle" George Worley, who died Sunday night. He was a good old man. He was buried Tuesday.

James Lacy, of Knoxville, is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Floyd McCormick.

Miss Effie Windle, of Monroe, is here with friends to take in the commencement.

G.W. Reagan was over from Monroe, Route 2, Monday on business.

Miss Sadie Deane Roberts came home yesterday from Sullins College, Bristol, Va., where she has been attending school. She was met at Knoxville by her mother and brother and sister, Mrs. A. Roberts and Houston and Hellen Roberts.

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Newman, of Fayetteville, are here visiting her sister, Mrs. Floyd McCormick.

Mrs. Denton Bilbrey and little son, Robert, and Miss Effie Speck, of Algood, are spending the week as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Burr Smith.

Prof. B.O. Bowden and Atty. Maurice Roberts were at Algood Tuesday. W.P. Coleman, of Nettle Carrier, was here Monday.

Wanted to Buy - Two good pigs to feed. G.B. McGee.

Benton Fleming is attending the closing exercises of Burrift College, Spencer, this week.

Practically all the corn cob pipes used in America are produced by six factories, all of which are in Missouri.

L.C. Loftis went to Celina last week on business.

Atty. E.D. White is having a new coat of plaster put on his law office.

Dr. Brien Tubb and family, of Alexandria, are here visiting Mrs. Tubb's parents.

Mrs. Pearl Allred, of Monterey, is with Mrs. R.F. Smith and attending the school closing.

Gattis Kidney Pills for kidney and bladder troubles. This pill is our pride, and its friends are those who used it. Price 50 cents per box. Ray Burks, Druggist


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