December 16, 1915 to December 22, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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School began at Union Grove Monday. Miss Mary Ann Walthall, of
Monroe, is teacher.
In the democracy of the dead, all men at last are equal. There
is neither rank nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
John Ale Reagan, wife, and small children visited his parents at
Little Crab Sunday.
James A. Robbins had a fine mule killed last week.
Shelby Winningham has returned from Catoosa.
At the monthly meeting of the Overton County Medical Society, held
last Saturday, Dr. Brown, of Hilham, was elected president and Dr.
A.B. Qualls secretary.
Mrs. W.C. Officer and little daughter, of Monterey, spent last
week with relatives in Livingston.
Mrs. Moses Miller, who has been sick for several weeks, is better.
R.P. Gentry has recently moved to a farm he bought near Oakley.
Special Xmas prices on coats and suits. Miss Madge Barnes
Dr. H.H. Hopkins, of Dickson, has accepted the position as pharmacist
in the B&O drugstore.
Mrs. John H. Henry went to Cookeville last Thursday to defend a
suit in the Chancery, filed against her by her step-son over some
rentals on property at Monterey. She won the case completely. Her
sister, Mrs. Matthews, and her attorney, E.A. Qualls, went with
Christmas Tree There will be a Christmas tree for everyone at the
Courthouse Saturday afternoon, Dec. 25, given under the auspices
of the Women's Missionary Society.
Ridley G. Sheperd, aged 20 years, 9 months and 12 days, died Thursday
at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.V. Sheperd, near Litteral,
with typhoid fever. Ridley leaves a father and a mother and two
brothers, Erbie and Walter, of Livingston, and two sisters, Mrs.
William and Mrs. Lawrence Coffey, to mourn his untimely death.
Mrs. Gray, of Celina, has been in Livingston with her sister, Mrs.
J.W. Henson, who was sick. She returned home Monday.
J.W. Sevier has bought the Albert Windle property where W.T. Spurrier
now lives and will move to it as soon as it is vacated.
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