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80 Years Ago

Archives 10-02-2002

70 Years Ago



October 1, 1932 to October 7, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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County budget meeting The Overton County court in regular quarterly session Monday voted to cut the expense of running the county poor house about $65 per month and elected Floyd Crabtree to take the place of E.G. Poston, who was not a candidate. The court voted to allow the sheriff 75 cents per day for each prisoner in the county jail. A comment that followed questioned the equality in that the poor house inmates must be fed with $1.50 per month, while county prisoners are allowed $22.50. The tax levy for 1932 was set at $2.40. G.T. Cullom, A.F. Officer, Artie Hodges, J.R. Copeland, J.M. Phillips, and Lee Phillips were elected notary public.

Misses Rose Hart and Sarah Garrett who are attending T.P.I., spent the week-end with their parents.

Bruce Estes is in Tullahoma on business.

Mrs. Liza Howard has returned from a visit with her brother, Will Hogan, who is sick at Oakley.

Tilden Gore and family have moved from near Windle to North Livingston.

Mrs. John Pritchett, of Nashville, is visiting her mother, Minnie May.

A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Artie Hodges September 28.

Mrs. B.B. Ledbetter is in Hilham with her daughter, Mrs. J.B. Pigg.

Ladies House Dresses
for 49, 79, and 98
Livingston's Leading Dry Goods Store

Mrs. Florence Eubank had as her dinner guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Sam Reed, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reed, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gentry, Mr. and Mrs. Brant Euband, and Mr. and Mrs. E.V. Phillips.

Mrs. Sarah Groce Bertram, 68, of Star Point died suddenly of a heart attack last Sunday morning. She married Sam Bertram in 1892. She is survived by her husband and six children, Ervin, Paul, George, Mrs. Charles Wells, Mrs. Gid Hassler, and Mrs. Willard Smith. She is survived by nine grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. J.H. Robbins, Mrs. C.B. Parris, and Mrs. Joe W. Chilton; three brothers, Dr. W.C., Ben E., and Armstrong Groce survive her. Burial was in the Simms Cemetery.

Ike Tidrow, of Bloomington, is very ill.



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