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Archives 11-26-2003

70 Years Ago


November 18-24, 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. Serene Jackson Hammock, 74, widow of the late Carroll Hammock, of the Oak Hill Community, died Wednesday, November 22, after a long illness. Her husband died three years ago. She is survived by two grandchildren, Mrs. Tina Neal, wife of Herbert Neal, and Miss Lola Phillips, and also one brother, Martin Jackson, and one sister, Mrs. Thomas Neal. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.

LEGAL LIQUOR TO FLOW In 24 of the 48 states, legal liquor will begin to flow next Tuesday, or shortly thereafter, with final ratification of repeal on December 5. In Tennessee, a law will prohibit sales within four miles of a school.

Mrs. Mary Miller Bilbrey, 59, wife of Robert E. Bilbrey, of Rickman, died of pneumonia after an illness of several weeks. She is survived by her husband and sons, Dennis M., Demus, and Owen, and one daughter, Lucille Bilbrey, and brother, John W. Miller. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.

Lilly Poston is working in Cookeville.

Wm. Pryor has moved from Windle to the Porther Carlock place in Ruth Chapel.

Denny Poston visited in Beaver Hill last week.

The freshman and sophomore Latin Club met Friday afternoon in Room 5. Lloyd Judd was admitted as a new member. A Latin play "Bulla" was presented by the following characters: Aeluis, small Roman girl - Ruby Buck; Lanlis, servant - Elise Livingston; Aeluis Fronto - father of Aelius - Bill Clark; Damyx and Thea, wives of robbers - Margaret Draper and Gladys Ashburn; Caesar - Elise Livingston; and Tullius Hostitius - Margaret Draper.

For Sale - Soy beans and pea hay 75 per 100 lbs. Quitman Barnes, Livingston, TN.

Mayford Allred, of Alpine, has purchased a nice pair of mules from Millard Carr.

Gaskell Warren, of Paran, was in Celina last Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Amon Moles visited friends last week.

Claude Williams visited the Minstrel show in Cookeville Saturday evening.

Miss Eurice Dodson visited Miss Lily Poston last Tuesday.

William Boles, of near Hilham, visited his daughter, Mrs. George L. Langford, part of last week.





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