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80 Years Ago

Archives 10-09-2002

70 Years Ago




October 8, 1932 to October 14, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Confederate Veteran, 90, One of Few Left in County
Judge F.G. Bilbrey, Confederate soldier of this county, was talking to his comrades in the war of the sixties. Mr. Bilbrey said only five Confederate soldiers are now living in Overton County: himself; Jake Sheldon, 5th District; A.F. Christian, of Hilham; Bob Moody, 2nd District; and Ben Frank Smith, of Livingston. Overton County never had a higher citizenship than these men. Mr. Bilbrey never talks about the war, but he thinks and talks about many of his old comrades, such as Capt. Joe Bilbrey, Capt. Mounce Gore, Uncle Isaac Gore, and many others. All honor is to be shown for all Confederate soldiers.

Delphus Bilbrey, capt. of the Livingston Academy football eleven, married Dorothy Hinds, of Livingston, in Kentucky Oct. 3.

Haskel Rich was the Saturday night guest of Mr. and Mrs. Reece Bilbrey, of Chanute.

Waverly Huddleston, of Harriman, was in Byrdstown last week seeing friends.

Big fall opening sale continues
Silk Dresses $2.95
Gorgeous Silk Dresses $4.95
Rayon Dresses 98
Children's Sweaters 39
Heavy Yarn 5
Men's Work Sox 5/pr.
Ladies' Hankerchiefs 5 for 5
Turkish Towels 5
Boys' Sweaters 25
Men's Broadcloth Shirts 39
Men's Ribbed Union Suits 49
Children's Medium Weight Union Suits 25
Ladies Ribbed Union Suits, in short sleeves and knee length 59
Broadcloth 10/yd.
Heavy Shirting 8/yd.
New Fall Prints 7.5/yd.
Children's Broadcloth Bloomers 10 and 15
Part Wool Blankets 98
JENKINS & DarWin bros.
"Always Under the Market"
Eighteen Stores in Kentucky and Tennessee

Miss Marida Springfield, of Crawford, spent the week-end in Nashville.

Oscar Stout and Claude Jackson were in Livingston Saturday.

Calvin Bilbrey has moved his family from Twinton to Crawford.

Lydia Mae Boles spent Sunday with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Neal.






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