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80 Years Ago

Archives 02-27-2002

70 Years Ago




February 20, 1932 to February 26, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Early Pemberton, son of Mrs. Fannie Pemberton, is in the Sino-Japanese war zone, on board the U.S.S. Saratoga, which sailed from San Pedro, California, February 1.

Mrs. Martha Gore, age 79, widow of Isaac Gore, died at her home in the third district, near Hilham, Sunday morning after a brief illness as the result of a stroke of paralysis. She was laid to rest Monday beside her husband, an old Confederate soldier who died two years ago at the age of 94. He was the oldest man in Overton County at the time. She is survived by three children from a former marriage: J.L. Poston, of Georgia, Mrs. William Boles, of Hilham, and Mrs. Mary Masters, of this county.

Unemployment has quite a different sound when it refers to you.

A George Washington celebration was held in Livingston Monday night. Mayor C.J. Cullom made an appropriate speech. Music was provided by the Livingston band. Speeches were made by former mayor B.H. Hunt and Judge L.D. Bohannon.

Baby Chicks At 8 cents for large, 7 cents for small, $2.50 per hundred For custom hatching, Hunter's Hatchery, Carthage, Tenn.

J.S. Neal and family are moving to their farm on Flatt Creek this week.

HAIRCUT 15˘ ĐĘSHAVE 10˘ Jack's Barber Cab on north side of square

Ida Collins, of North Livingston, is not so well.

For SALE - 500 bushels nice, sound, shelled Hickory Cane bread corn. If taken soon, 40˘ bushel. W.C. Muphy & Co., Hilham

Mrs Burr Vaughn, 60, died at the home of her son-in-law, N.R. Edwards, in North Livingston, Friday, February 19, after an illness of some 5 years of diabetes. She was a native of Overton County, and moved to Rutherford County, near Murfreesboro, in 1929. At her request, she was brought back to her native county a few days ago. Before her marriage at the age of 14, in 1886, she was Ella Carr, granddaughter of William Carr and of Vincent Vaughn, two pioneers of Overton County. She was the mother of 16, 12 of whom survived: Cora, wife of N.P. Edwards; Eola, wife of Shirley Ledbetter; Nola, wife of Ernest Gore; Benton Vaughn; Ader, wife of Joe Jackson; Vertie, wife of James Handy; Julia Vaughn; Booz Vaughn; Betty Lou Vaughn; Haskel Vaughn; Cassie; brothers, Millard C. Carr, of Livingston; and Hilory Carr of Hartsoe Cove; and three sisters, Mrs. May Stockton, of Arkansas; Mrs. Belle Copeland, of Crawford; and Mrs. Tennie Richardson, of Davidson County. She was buried at the Okolona Cemetery.

Eat, drink, and smoke today at the West Side Cafe (formerly Little Joe's Cafe) now under new management.



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