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80 Years Ago

Archives 07-05-2000

85 Years Ago


July 1, 1915 to July 7, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Jim L. and Roy Reagan went to Little Crab last Sunday.

Miss Vina Robbins who has been quite sick is reported better.

Hick Smith, who has been in feeble health for some time, died last Friday and was buried at the Smith graveyard Saturday.

Mrs. Simms, mother of Mrs. T.J. Furginson, celebrated her 75th birthday on June 30. Benton Upton got his hand badly smashed in the corn mill Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Smith are parents of a new baby girl.

Mape Brown and wife who have been so low are better.

W.T. Bilbrey and G.W. Smith have started their thrasher.

Miss Pearl Wisdom and sister, Mrs. Lena Thomas, were in town Monday.

Born to Ernest Keisling and wife a big boy.

Baalam Spicer is visiting at Sid Maynord's.

A.K. Lea Elected Register
The County Court on last Monday elected A.K. Lea to fill the vacancy caused by the death of J.M. Roberts.

Men's $3.50 and $4.00 Oxfords $2.48 at Fleming & Myers.

Burr Smith was in Nashville last week, taking a boy to the reform school.

Walter Mitchell was in Crossville a few days ago visiting his mother and brothers.

Mrs. Essie Armistend, of near Hilham, visited her mother, Mrs. Emma Gilpatrick, Monday.

W.D. Guthrie and family left yesterday for Red Boiling Springs for a short stay.

1 yard wide Domestic 5 yard. All Calicoes 5 yard. Best Mason Fruit Jars.
Fleming & Myers

Mr. and Mrs. Clark Myers are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baalam Howard.

Miss Wilkie Langford, the only daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Langford, and Mr. Elbert T. Craft of New York were married last Wednesday at the home of the bride.
The maid of honor was miss Kate Cook and the best man was Elmer Murphy.
Mr. Craft and bride left the 4th for New York where they will remain two months and then go to Pensacola, Florida to spend the winter.


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