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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-21-2000

85 Years Ago


June 17, 1915 to June 23, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Fishing Party
John Roberts, Carl Mofield, Dewitt Miller, Clarence Arnold, Ernest Terry, Turley Knight, Roy Smith, Gertrude Officer, Margaret Cooper, Lily Dale, Mary Price Miller, Kathryne Cooper, and Mayme Mofield left this morning for Butler's Landing on a week's fishing trip. They were chaperoned by Mrs. H. Adkins.

A mule buyer is in town today.

Miss Lou West was up from Oak Hill Tuesday.

Good yard-wide bleach domestic 6 yd. at Fleming & Myers.

Hilda Thrasher is at Red Boiling Springs for a few days.

S.T. Hudson, of Algood, is in town talking insurance. His daughter, Miss Bonnie, came up with him and is visiting friends.

"Aunt" Becca West, of Olga, is in town at the home of Floyd McCormick.

J.G. Eastland and son, Ray, were in Nashville last week.

L.H. Carlock has been on the sick list, but is reported better.

Gay Bennett is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Gore.

Happiness is carried in the heart, not the pocket.

He: "You haven't said a word in 20 minutes."
She: "I didn't have anything to say."
He: "Don't you say anything when you have nothing to say?"
She: "No."
He: "Will you be my wife?"

W.S. and Alfred Windle were here from Monroe Monday.

Congressman Hull is in town mixing with old friends.

County Register Dead
County Register J.M. Roberts died yesterday. He was taken with a hemorrhage from the lungs. A doctor was called, but death came before the doctor arrived. He was 51 years old and leaves a wife and seven children.
His wife was Miss Jane Benson, daughter of James Benson, of Olga.
The body will be buried at Okalona tomorrow. A.K. Lea, Deputy Register, will take charge of the office until a successor can be elected by the County court.

Willard Speck and family left this morning for Glasgow, Ky. to visit his parents.

Mrs. Lou Lansden went to Nashville Sunday to visit her daughter, Mrs. J.R. Goodpasture.


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