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70 Years Ago


January 13 - January 19, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Hattie Eldridge Copeland, 58, wife of Felix B. Copeland, of Geary, OK, died at the home of her husband after an illness of several weeks. She was the daughter of the late C.C. Eldridge, familiarly known as "Bud" Eldridge, and was a native of the Eldridge Cove in the Fifth District. She was the granddaughter of the late George W. Verble and the late Leonidas D. Eldridge, both being members of pioneer families of Overton County. She is survived by her husband, three sons, a daughter, a grandchild, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Belle Cooper, wife of Charles W. Cooper, of Rickman.

Chancery Court convened in regular term Monday, Chancellor Ernest H. Boyd presiding. At the request of the entire bar, the docket was continued because of the condition of the courthouse, which is under repair by the CWA, and will not be in usable condition for several weeks.

ODD BUT TRUE: Feet have as many racial characters as faces have.

Mrs. Milton Gunnels and children, of near Wirmingham, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Paul.

Norman and Lester Poston were in the Falling Water community on business Thursday.

Mape Brown, of Hilham, is ill.

Grover Masters is nearing completion of his barn.

Will Hawkins and family are sick with the measles.

Simmie Farris has moved back to his farm in Hilham.

Rancy Garrett gave a party last week.

Sid Eldridge has built a chimney.

Arrested for desertion, John Carreton, of Chicago, said he left home because his wife was a "Holy Terror."

Fate Garrett, of Monterey, was in town Monday bird hunting.

The small child of Mr. and Mrs. Keeton Garrett is much better.

Juanita and Cousa Willo Gore visited Zola Hill last Sunday.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Hill, of Happy Hollow, on January 1, a baby girl.



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