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80 Years Ago

Archives 09-20-2000


85 Years Ago


September 23, 1915 to September 29, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Stephen Myers, of Windle, fell 12 ft. from a scaffold Monday and was considerably bruised up.

Mrs. Albert Mitchell is home from Nashville, where she went to have her tonsils removed.

Joe Almanrode, who owns the old Dock Myers place on the hill south of town, is having the residence repaired and will move here from the mountain near Oak Grove.

Miss Cook took the Camp Fire girls on a hike to the millpond Friday evening.

Mr. Huddleston, of the Academy, is able to go to work again.

Miss Beulah Murphy, of Hilham, was here last Friday night, the guest of Mrs. J.T. Landsten.

J.G. Sims has returned to Chicago to resume his law course after his vacation with his parents in Monroe.

Quarterly Court next Monday will bring a lot of people to town.

The diptheria seems to be about over.

Misses Dora Masters, Annie Coffman and Kate Cook, of Hilham, left Sunday for an extended visit in Texas.

Health is reasonably good in Crawford, except a few cases of diptheria and whooping-cough.

Tim Rogers died of typhoid fever a few days ago and was taken to Allardt for burial.

The latest dispatches from the war zone indicate that the Germans are suffering great losses from the allies.

Last Saturday the senior class at the Academy accompanied by Miss Ellis, Miss Hayes, and Prof. Wilhite went on a picnic. They left early in the morning and returned early the next morning.

Burr Smith was at Algood on business Monday.

W.H. Dillon is building an addition to his residence.

The old Ox & Read brand of fertilizer, 12 per cent Acid Phosphate, $14.70 per ton. A.J. Mofield

Blanche, the little daughter of H.C. Draper, died Tuesday of fever at their home near Gainesboro.

W.A. Willeford was up from the 1st district last Thursday on business.


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