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Archives 9-15-2004

70 Years Ago


September 8-14, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Lois Langford, of Allons, started to school in Crossville last week.

The road work is progressing nicely through Hunter Cove.

Albert Wilson visited Bulas Maynord Monday.

The baby of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Davis is better.

Sylvia Franklin spent Saturday afternoon with Clara Danner.

Marion Nolen, of Sulphur, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ike Nolen, Sunday morning.

Benton Danner was in town Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Vadus Ferrell have moved to their new home in Timothy.

Mr. and Mrs. Hughel Carwile, of Hilham, Rt. 1, are the proud parents of a baby boy born September 1.

Mrs. Forest Smith is improving slowly.

Lola Swift spent Tuesday night with her uncle, I.B. Hunter.

Uncle Billy Wilson is improving.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Harp visited Mr. and Mrs. Winton Breeding Saturday.

Ada, Lela, and Elise Franklin spent part of last week with their sister-in-law, Mrs. Lillie Franklin.

John Luther Swann, 36, was killed Friday in an automobile wreck at Coalinga, Calif., where he had made his home since 1918. He was a son of John Swann, of the Third District of Overton County, where he was born and reared.

He had worked in oil fields of California for several years.

He is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Perry Swann, Ova Brady, George Swann, of Livingston, Ogie Phillips, Willie Swann, and Noah Swann, of near Hilham.

The body was to be returned to Overton County for burial at Poplar Springs Cemetery, in the Second District.

Dogs Quarantined because of Rabies
Because of the suspected cases of rabies in Overton County, the Board of Health hereby declares a quarantine of ninety days during which time all dogs are to be confined or killed at once.

A.B. Qualls, M.D. H.C. Swalllows, C. Ct. Clk L.D. Bohannon, Co. Judge County Board of Health


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