July 22, 1915 to July 28, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Mrs. Lea Dead Mrs. Annie Lea died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Amy McCormick, at Henard last Thursday evening at the age of
Her mind was remarkably strong and she could read the newspaper
without the aid of glasses.
She was the widow of Malichi Lea, and of her twelve children, five
survive her: G.W., J.H., and O.E. Lea, Amy McCormick and Rebecca
Her remains were interred in the Bethlehem cemetery Friday afternoon.
J.R. Bullock has moved his acetylene lighting plant from Hilham
and installed it in his residence in Livingston.
To Buy Mules
I will be in Livingston every Monday, Friday and Saturday to buy
mules. -- W.S. Chatwell
Mrs. W.C. Upton died at her home near Allons Saturday. She was
a Miss Garrett before her marriage.
Ridley Mullins was down from Nettle Carrier Monday and informed
us that his brother, Hudson, would leave for California today.
Walter Poston and wife spent Sunday at Monterey visiting relatives.
Schools in Reeser began Monday.
Doug Richardson is reported better.
Herbert Copeland, of Monterey, visited Will McDonald over Sunday.
Spurrier and Draper will bring their shuttle mill here soon.
Mrs. Dailey, of Nettle Carrier, died last Friday.
Sam Keisling was here from Clay County last week.
The excursion steamer, Eastland, carrying 2,500 passengers turned
over in the Chicago river Saturday and more than 1,000 persons were
"Uncle" Jasper Morgan died last night at his home four
miles east of town, after a few days sickness. He was more than
80 years of age. The burial will be at Bethlehem today.
A.W. Speck, Livery and Feed Stable, Automobile Service, to and
from Algood and other accessible points, Experienced Driver, Livingston,
W.Y. Bennett has rented the Dr. Smith property near the square.
Alden Burroughs was in town Sunday to visit Prof. Taylor.
Shave - 10 cents at my shop. Strictly for cash. Tom Garrett
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
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