September 9, 1915 to September 15, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Claude Keisling made 1064 acres of wheat on 54 acres. G.A. Smith
made 757 bushels of barley on 14 acres, after having 75 bushels
washed away after it was cut and in the shock.
Sherman A. Booker has a severe case of typhoid fever.
Smith Boles is building a fine one-story residence. It has five
large rooms and two galleries.
Jim Harris Windle sold his place near Ahpeatone, and has bought
another farm in Greer County, near Granite.
The Jackson Highway seems about to have knocked the Dixie out of
the box, so to speak.
Mrs. J.S. Fleming is suffering from tonsilitis.
Atty. W.J. Chilton attended the legal business in Nashville this
R.L. Mitchell spent Sunday with his family in Livingston.
W.M. Lantrip was in Nashville this week.
Among the new students who entered school on Monday were: Ernest
Estes, John Mitchell, Gristol Lynn and Bonnie Roberts.
G.A. Smith killed six red squirrels this morning before breakfast.
Red squirrels are plentiful in the timber along Deep Red River.
Mrs. W.A. Bussell is suffering with bloodpoison, caused from cutting
Frank Smith is the proud owner of a fine Duroc gilt that is the
mother of fifteen healthy pigs. Who can beat that?
Marvin Dillon is reported to be improving his schoolhouse at Zion
Hill by having it chinked and daubed.
Bradford Cottage is occupied by Mr. Garrett, Mr. Whilhite and some
six boarding students. "Bishop" McCulley and "Doc" Bilbrey are BOTH
Ade Ringley, of West Fork, was here Friday visiting his daughter,
Mrs. A.P. Cole.
The blacksmith, Mr. Edmonton, claims to be the champion horse shoer
of the county. He says he fixed 68 shoes and nailed on 72 shoes
in one day last week.
I have my fall millinery opening tomorrow (Thursday). Everybody
invited. Linnie McCormick
Maurice Gore, at Byrdstown, was in town with school mates Monday.
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