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80 Years Ago

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85 Years Ago


June 24, 1915 to June 30, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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A man scarcely ever gets too blind to see his neighbors' faults.

President Wilson has appointed Robert Lansing Secretary of State. He has been the acting Secretary since Mr. Bryan resigned.

3 Boxes No. 5 Bluing 10.
7 Boxes Lenox Soap 25.
2 Pounds Parched Coffee 25.
14 Pounds Granulated Sugar $1.
2 Gal. Coal Oil 25.
Good Meal 70 bu.
Compound Lard 10.
Fleming & Myers

Mrs. Bedford Arnold returned Sunday from a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Marcum, at Willow Grove.

J.S. Fleming and wife spent Sunday with his parents on Flat Creek.

Lena Sevier has been real sick for several days but is reported better.

Farmers got in four days in their crops last week, but a big rain came Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Qualls, of Rickman, were in town part of last week visiting relatives.

Mrs. L.E. Estes and Miss Linnie McCormick visited friends at Oak Hill from Friday till Monday.

A.J. Mofield and family went to Butler's Landing Sunday.

Lillian and Lola Eubank are visiting their aunt, Mrs. Laura Spencer, at Crossville.

Bones Wanted
Will pay $1.00 per hundred for same at my store.
W.C. Cooper, Oak Hill

Ova West, of Oak Hill, is visiting her brother, Mayhu West, and family.

Stephen Myers and mother, of Windle, visited relatives one day last week.

Mrs. A.G. Keisling and Miss Myrtle Kinnaird visited relatives and friends at Celina last week.

Tom Ray and wife were in from Copeland Cove yesterday and took home a fine white sewing machine which they bought from Bilbrey & Lansden.

A.C. Keisling is installing acetylene lights in W.T. Lee's store.

Mrs. Mary Windle is visiting relatives at Monroe.

G.W. Speck and wife and their son, Urban, left Thursday for Texas.

Remember the ball game next Saturday afternoon.


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