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70 Years Ago


December 1-December 7, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Constipated 30 years: Aided by Old Remedy

"For thirty years I had constipation. Souring food from stomach choked me. Since taking Adlerika I am a new person. Constipation is a thing of the past."

Alice Burns Lansden-Myers Drug Co.


Mrs. Beulah Keen Dies as Machine Breaks her Neck
Tragedy Occurs Near Celina
Killed on the Way Home

Mrs. Beulah Keen, 26, was killed instantly Saturday night when the automobile in which she was riding, driven by a Mr. Chery, collided with another automobile on Shanky Branch about two miles east of Celina, on the highway leading from Celina to Livingston.

The automobile was turned completely over and the victim was caught underneath and when the machine was removed it was found that her neck had been broken. She was dead.

She had been living with the Cherry family in Celina and was on the way to her home near Neely's Crossroads, when the accident occured.

She was a widow and was the daughter of the late William Keen, and was born and reared in Clay County, but had many relatives in Overton County. She was a lady of high character, and had been a loyal member of the Church of Christ for several years.

Surviving are her 5 year-old son, Edward Keen; and the following brothers and sisters, Sam, Lanney, Lum, and Wilson Keen, and sisters, Mrs. Edna Todd, Misses Willie, Winie, and Ruth Keen.

Funeral services were conducted by Elder Henry Neely of the Church of Christ Monday morning at the Neely's Crossroads, with burial in the Keen Cemetery in the same community.


Miss Eliza Hart is better.

Mrs. Fanie Lebetter visited at Johnine Hills Sunday.

John Douglas Carlock has returned from his visit to Oklahoma.

Mr. and Mrs. O.H. Dickerson has taken rooms with Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Arnold.

If you raise purebred poultry and want more for your eggs, it will pay you to see me. -Zachary

Rozell Ashburn is much improved.

Frank Taylor of Eagle Creek visited his sisters, Ostie and Minnie Taylor, Friday.

W.M. Phillips, Pickett County Highway Supervisor, was in Livingston Monday.

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