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80 Years Ago

Archives 09-06-2000

85 Years Ago


September 2, 1915 to September 8, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Johnson Tanner, of Reeser, passed through Livingston with a nice lot of cattle the other day.

School has been suspended at Rocky Ridge because of diptheria.

W.T. Bilbrey and Mrs. Tina Maynord received the news of the death of their cousin, Mrs. R.M. Langford in Celina. She was a daughter of J.M. Martin, of Timothy.

Will Ramsey and Sallie Winningham were quietly married Sunday.

Mrs. G.A. Knight, who has typhoid, is improving.

Ex-President Taft has come out in a published statement endorsing President Wilson's course in relation to the European war. Now let Mr. Roosevelt come across and make it unanimous.

W.T. Bilbrey and C.C. Parrot were at Willow Grove on business last week.

Marshal Reeser and Estell Hinds are attending the Livingston school.

M.R. Hargrove and son, Ed, of Hargrove, were in town on business last week. To My Friends I have bought an interest in the Bilbrey's Lansden Hdw. Co. Your business will be appreciated. Yours truly, Frank Smith

Mrs. Nannie Maynard has again taken charge of the switchboard at the Home Telephone office since the resignation of Mrs. Gilpatrick.

C.E. Allred, who is doing special investigation work for the Department of Agriculture, is here visiting his cousin, Mrs. E.A. Qualls. We are always glad to see Ernest.

W.Y. Keisling is building a big silo on his farm at Nettle Carrier.

A.K. Lea is in Clay County this week surveying land for J.B. Walker. His deputy, A. Qualls, has charge of the Register's office.

Frank Speck came up from Watertown and spent Sunday with homefolks.

Currie Vaughn, of Nashville, visited his cousin, Mrs. J.T. Landsen last week, and sold some of the merchants a big line of raincoats.

B.C. Goodpasture has returned from Nashville. He was accompanied by Barlow Smith.

W.C. Deck and W.D. Clark went to White County last week and bought a span of young mules.

Miss Buna Maynord has returned to Algood to resume her work at the Harp & Pointer Store.


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