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80 Years Ago

Archives 10-25-2000

85 Years Ago


October 21, 1915 to October 27, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Pigs to be profitable must be well bred from good stock.

If you are going to buy a flashlight, buy the best–the Niagara. Ray Burks, Druggist

A large portion of votes cast in the Senatorial contest in this county will be against the other fellow. It seems to be not that they love Brutus more but Caesar less.

Robt. Little and wife spent Sunday at Monroe.

Bob Poston attended the Grand Lodge of the Odd Fellows at Chattanooga last week.

Mrs. J.S. Fleming is spending the week with her parents on Spring Creek. Jess went down and spent Sunday with her and the baby.

Oswald Coop, of Eagle Creek, and Frank Reeser, of Wirming-ham, were in town Monday investigating the conditions with a view to moving here for the advantage of the school.

John Smith has recently moved here from Nettle Carrier, and his brother, Alex, has moved from Copeland Cove. We welcome the Smiths. We have lots of them and they are all good people.

Boyd Ferginson, who has been in Catoosa, Tenn., for several months, is here visiting his mother.

Mrs. W.M. Lantrip and Miss Lizzie Lea are on the sick list.

"Uncle" John Chilton visited relatives at Rickman over Sunday.

"Aunt" Sarah Keisling is spending a few days with her granddaughter, Mrs. Maywood Copeland, of Henard.

Livingston certainly has reason to feel proud of her school. There are now 476 enrolled and the prospects are good to go beyond the 500 mark before Christmas. Twelve entered Monday. For Sale - A good horse - works anywhere and a good roadster - safe and reliable. Also a good 2nd hand wagon, cheap. Also a quantity of nice seedwheat, Fulcaster variety. L.H. Carlock

George Allen Huddleston, formerly of Pickett County but several years a resident of Oklahoma, was in town with his wife Monday night on their way to Byrdstown to visit relatives. They expect to spend a year in Tennessee before returning home.

A.A. Qualls celebrated his 75th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 23.



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