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Archives 02-11-2004

70 Years Ago


February 3- February 9, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Rosa Lee Truman, 18, died Saturday, at the Cookeville Hospital, where she was taken a few hours before her death for treatment. She had been making her home with her mother, Sarah Smith, at Alpine. Her father, Walter Smith, was killed in a street car accident in Akron, OH, some three years ago. Her husband has been living in Old Hickory, where he is employed. She is survived by a small child, her husband, mother, and four sisters as follows: Vella, Florence, Slyvia, and Golda Smith. Burial was Monday at the Hayter Old Graveyard, near the residence of John Vaughn.

The newest canned delicacy is rattlesnake meat. It sells for $4.50 a pound.

Mr. and Mrs. B. Swallows, of Copeland Cove, visited Mr. and Mrs. Jim McDonald, of Liberty, Saturday night.

Ray Bilbrey is driving the Livingston Academy school bus for Leland Allred at present.

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Watkins is improving.

The Freedonia Community had a pie supper Saturday night.

Amon Speck, W.E. Allred, and Calvin McDonald have been hunting on Gullet Mountain for the past two days.

Time is too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who love, Time is eternity.

Democratic Nominees
Chancellor ERNEST H. BOYD
Criminal Court Judge HARRY CAMP
Circuit Judge O.K. HOLLADAY
Attorney General JOHN A. MITCHELL
County Judge L.D. BOHANNON
Sheriff P.H. WINDLE
County Court Clerk H.C. SWALLOWS
Circuit Court Clerk F.T. WILLIAMS
Trustee MRS. A.B. QUALLS
Superintendent of Schools STANLEY H. CARR



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