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80 Years Ago

Archives 7-10-2002

70 Years Ago




July 9, 1932 to July 15, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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The house Wednesday passed the $2,212,000,000 relief bill drafted along the lines approved by President Hoover. The vote 296 to 46. The bill includes $300 million for relief to needy states and $322 million for public building.

Gladys Wiggins entertained at bridge Tuesday evening at her home in South Livingston.

Mrs. Harold Copeland, of Hilham, attended the meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary.

COMPLETE WASH and GREASE JOB $1.00 "That good Gulf Gasoline and Motor Oils."
Service you will enjoy. City Service Station, Livingston, Tenn.

Lizzie Richardson, who underwent an operation at the St. Thomas Hospital, returned home after spending several days with Minnie and Ostie Taylor.

Little Miss Anna Upton is spending the summer with Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Borghis, at Timothy.

Eugene Bockman, of Washington, D.C., is the guest of his sister, Mrs. Ray Eastland.

A.F. Officer was in Gainesboro last week.

Cato Taylor was in Chattanooga last week.

Dr. L.E. Zachry is much improved.

Casto Taylor spent the week-end with his aunts, Minnie and Ostie Taylor.

Barley Butler, of Gainesboro, was in Livingston Wednesday.

A man was arrested in Chicago for flirting. This will be a serious jolt to those who have contended all along that Chicago is a lawless village. When the flirters are attended to, we presume that the attention of those who are interested in making Chicago a better place will be turned toward gangsters, gunmen, and other minor offenders.

Thomas Murphy, of Hardy’s Chapel, visited his sister, Mrs. M.A. Copeland, at Okolona Friday night. Mrs. Shirlie Keisling and children, of Livingston, spent last week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Copeland.

Versa Ann Stout and Thurston Stout entertained a group of young people with a picnic on Roaring River, near their home Saturday evening.













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