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70 Years Ago


November 11 - 17, 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. Laura Ova Thompson spent last week with Mrs. Horace Danner, of Post Oak.

Dow Harp visited relatives in Nashville last week.

Miss Johnnie Pearl Jackson, who is ill with typhoid, is improving.

Tom Allred, of Allred, is much better.

ODD BUT TRUE Beethoven invented syncopation or Jazz music.

Overton Hooks, 27, was killed Friday afternoon in Nashville when he was struck by an automobile. Mr. Hooks was born and reared in Overton County, being the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hooks, of near Windle, in the Second District. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Etta Mae Groce Hooks; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Gilliam, Mrs. Martha Pigg, Edith, Myrtle, and Sylvia Hooks; five brothers, Eugene, Benton, Henry, Willie, and Columbus Hooks. Burial was Tuesday in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

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The community of Warm Springs, GA, will welcome President Franklin D. Roosevelt November 18 without formal ceremony. Both Warm Springs and the Warm Springs foundation, which Mr. Roosevelt founded for treatment of victims of paralysis, wear an attitude of being glad to welcome home a friend and neighbor, rather than one of excitement over the arrival of the President of the United States. Warm Springs is about 350 miles from Livingston, on a direct route from Atlanta to Columbus.

ODD BUT TRUE The average telephone vocabulary is 700 words.

Health in Timothy is good.

Mr. and Mrs. Everette Smith, of Hilham, left Saturday for Detroit.

Miss Laura Eldridge attended the singing at New Liberty Saturday.

Jess Hooten visited Riley Richardson over the weekend.

Miss Valley Barlow is much improved.

Mrs. W.B. Qualls has been visited her mother, Mrs. J.P. Bilbrey.




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