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80 Years Ago

Archives 01-23-2002

70 Years Ago




January 16, 1931 to January 22, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 80 years ago contact Bob at bobncl@lycos.com




The window in the abbey of Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford on Avon, are as follows: Infant, Schoolboy, Lover, Soldier, Justice, Pataloon, and Sans Everything.

Mrs. Roy Huckeby, of Beth-saida, fell out of a barn loft Friday, breaking her right arm.

Mrs. Sarah Eldridge, age 74, wife of Jonas Eldridge, died at her home in Livingston at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, after an illness of about 4 weeks. She spent most of her life as a resident of the Ninth District. She is survived by her husband and one son, Will, of Wilder.

Delma Ringley, Clifford Young, Homer Smith, and Thurston Reynolds spent the week-end with home folks in Midway.

Miss Pauline Robert, of T.P.I., spent the week-end with home folks.

The Wirmingham first string basket ball boys defeated the basket ball boys of Boom 21-4. Wirmingham second string lost by a score of 8 to 5.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Abbot, of Etter, on January 14, a boy.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Huddleston, of near Static, on January 8, a girl.

Bill Matthews was on his farm in Monroe, Route 2, last week.

Huey and Proctor Little, of Monroe, Route 2, were in Livingston Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. Jake Garrett are the proud parents of a baby girl.

A dinner was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Conaster Sunday, January 17, in honor of her 60th birthday. In attendance were her husband, Mr. and Mrs. John Sweat, James Ledbetter, J.D. White, Mrs. Huey Little and son, Hooper, and Allen Sweat.

Stanton Lea and J.P. Poston, of Hilham, are on the sick list.

Haskel Lawson and Edd Hooks visited Ernest Hooten recently.

Palo and Haskel Smith are cutting timber for Leslie Carwille in Jackson County.

Charlie Lawson, Simy Pharris, Willie Swans, and Jim Taylor have gone to Anderson, Ind., for employment.

Walter Boles has gone to Putnam County to rent a farm.



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