December 2, 1915 to December 8, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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I have twelve fine mare mules for sale or will exchange for aged
mules will range from 14 1/2 to 15 hands. Eight are coming three
years old, the other four coming two years, at my barn in Livingston.
Jas. Reynolds, of Eagle Creek, has bought the W.D. Guthrie farm
and will move here in time to put his children in school the first
of the year.
What about the manure?
A fertile soil is the foundation of profitable farming, and stable
manure is, in most cases, the foundation upon which we must build
soil fertility. The man who does not take care of his manure seldom
improves his land to any great extent.
Teacher - "Columbus discovered America over 400 years ago."
Little boy - "Oh, my, what a memory you've got!"
Cato the philosopher had this to say of farmers: "The agriculture
population produces the bravest men, the most valiant soldiers,
and a class of citizens the least given of all to evil designs."
This is as true today as it was in Cato's time.
Many people would not steal a purse, but would rob a reputation.
There are as many male gossips as women gossip.
17 DAYS 'TIL CHRISTMAS Buy now and avoid disappointment. The Local
Merchants I want two young men boarders who will occupy same room.
A.L. Dale, Livingston
Miss Josie Coward is with relatives near Cookeville.
"Aunt" Sarah Keisling is visiting her son, Hardy Keisling, at Eagle
The living capacity of Livingston is about exhausted, as there
are only two or three empty houses left. Somebody should build some
houses to rent.
Miss Price Deck, who has been on the sick list for some time, is
Miss Maymie Mofield entertained the other members of the Junior
Class at her home last Saturday evening with a "Tacky Party."
The house was decorated in the class colors. Miss Verlie Dillon
won the prize for the most tacky costume. Refreshments were served.
J.W. Sevier has rented his farm in Clay Co. to Will Abston for
the year 1916.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570