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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-19-2002

70 Years Ago




June 18, 1932 to June 24, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Elise Officer, of Monterey, is spending the summer with her sister, Mary Price Miller.

Ex-Governor A.H. Roberts and grandson, Will Albert Roberts, of Donnelson, were in town Saturday.

Miners in Crawford are destitute after mines closed up. The mines have been shut down several weeks. The miners are in need of relief immediately. Those desiring to send food or clothes are requested to get in touch with the Livingston Red Cross office.

Elvin Moredock, 90, died at the home of his cousin, Miss Willie Moredock, last Friday, after an illness of two years. Mr. Moredock was a Confederate veteran. He was wounded in action and received an honorable discharge. He was married to Miss Sallie Winton in 1865. To this union was born Mrs. W.W. Almonrode, Mrs. M.G. Hunter, and Mrs. Charles A. Swain. A son, S.K. Moredock, died in Chicago in 1925.

Taylor-Holman Co. Brown Domestic, 36 inches wide, 20 yards for $1.00 LadiesÕ Summer Dresses, $1.95 and $2.95 Bedspread, 49¢ BoysÕ Wash Pants, 49¢

Mr. and Mrs. Cooper Deck and Mrs. W.D. Clark visited Mr. J.P. Bilbrey Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Vardie Hogue and children, Duane and Juanita, spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Elmer Langford.

Mrs. Will Carter and children, Zilpha and Leon, spent Sunday with Mrs. Day Fleming.

Little Miss Omega Langford, who has been sick, is improving.

Myrtle Qualls is visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Qualls.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Reed were the guests Saturday of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Winton.

Roxie Winton and Reba Duke spent last Monday night with Mrs. Blanche Reed.

Zina Savage spent Sunday night with her uncle, J.R. Qualls.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Oliver George a boy last week.

A decoration will be held next Sunday at the M.P. Garrett graveyard.

The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Garrett, Leon, was knocked unconscious by lightning Saturday.












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