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Archives 08-27-2003

70 Years Ago


August 26, 1933 to September 1, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 70 years ago contact Bob at bobncl@hotmail.com

Mrs. Lum Fleming is seriously ill.

Mrs. D.D. Smith visited her mother, Mrs. J.D. West, Sunday.

Thomas Carlock is slowly improving.

J.D. Andrews and son, Dow, have returned home to Rickman after a three week's visit with relatives in Oklahoma.

Mrs. John Dickerson visited her brother, Willie Warren, near Windle Sunday.

Betty Lynn Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rucker Jones, celebrated her seventh birthday August 17. The guests were Colleen Brown, Betty Reeves Smith, Daisy Belle McMillin, Janie Wheat, Ruth Jernigan, Janie Sue Maynord, Lucy Francis Mitchell, Margaret Kuykendall, Virginia Ray Stephens, Henry Jernigan, and Kenneth and Harold Cedric Jones.

Morton Jolley and Edith Pierce, of Byrdstown, were married last week. Mr. Jolley is the son of Dudley Jolley, who served one term as sheriff of Pickett County. Mrs. Jolley is the daughter of D.G. Pierce and is a school teacher at Pickett County High School and at Tennessee Polytechnic Institute at Cookeville. The couple will reside near Bloomington.

Did you know that a stack of silver dollars one mile high equals four million dollars?

Special Sale H.M. Mofield & Co.
Pure Rio coffee 2 lbs./25
Soda, Arm & Hammer 3 lbs./10
Rice, whole grain 4 lbs./19
P-nut butter 2 lbs./23
Carnation milk, tall can 3 for 19
Washing powder, Star Naphta 3 for 10
Jello 2 pkg./15
Raisins, Sun Maid 1 pkg./7
Pork and beans 2 lbs./9
Chipso 2 pkg./13
Breakfast bacon, strip 14/lb.
Fresh cucumber pickles 13/jar
Miller's Bran Flakes 2 pkg./15
Post Toasties 2 pkg./15
Tomato soup, Heinz 3 cans/25
Bubbling Over coffee 25/lb.
Grape Nut Flakes 1 pkg./9
Kern's Milk and Honey Bakt Bread, jumbo loaf 10
Boiling meat, white 7.5/lb.
Smoke meat, strip 9/lb.
Sugar, 25 pound bag $1.40
Sugar, 10 pound bag 56

Bonnie and Gladys Gunter, of Ivyton, visited their aunt, Mrs. James Brown, last week.

Alice Smith has returned to Crossville.

Mrs. John Clark is reported better.




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