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70 Years Ago

 

January 5 - January 11, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 70 years ago contact Bob at forsman99@yahoo.com

 

Odd but true: Mexicans swallow turtle oil for heart trouble.

 

HONOR ROLL
Honor roll for fourth month at the Livingston Grammar School:

First Grade -Jane Coward, Anna Ruth Warden, James Lane Maynord, Bettie Joe Spurrier, Jane Hargis, and Ward Poston.

Second Grade -Houston Holman, John Hunter Smith, Bill Huddleston, and Earl Glenn Hodges.

Third Grade -Maurine Zachrey, Howard Winningham, Reva Copeland, Henry Jernigan, Harlan Copeland, and Patricia Smith.

Fifth Grade -Lucille Evans, A.R. Ward, and Katherine McDonald.

Sixth Grade -Ray Halfacre, Bill Stonecipher, Roland Almonrode, Avis Lee Halsell, Nora Ana Hodges, and Sarah Qualls.

Seventh Grade -Orpha B. Halsell, Leda Evans, Natalie Houtchens, Sarah Gaw, and Gloria Patterson.

 

RESPECTED MAN DIES AT NETHERLAND
Andy Fifer was stricken suddenly with paralysis and died at his home near Netherland, Friday, where he had spent many years of his life having been born in White County.

He was 84 years of age and by his integrity and industry had during his long life exhibited an enviable character which received the confidence and respect of all people with whom he had become acquainted and had had dealings and for whom he had worked.

For thirty-three years prior to his death he had been a member of the Methodist Church and was a regular attendant.

 

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED IN MOHTH OF DECEMBER

H.E. Swallows, county court clerk, issued the following marriage licenses during December:

Lonnie Bowman and Miss Ruth Pippin,

Horace Setser and Miss Versel Hammons,

Dock Miller and Miss Ruth Carr,

James Teeples and Miss Ollie Boles,

Ray Carmack and Miss Mary France Brown,

Clarance Dillen and Miss Pearl Roberson,

Howard Savage and Miss Myrdle Qualls,

Curtis Whiteaker and Miss Irene Looper,

Cordell Leely and Miss Opal Rich,

Fred Turner and Miss Bertha Richardson,

Roy Jones and Miss Gladys Steppe,

and Carlton Nichols and Miss Winifred Maynord.

 

The United States Supreme Court, in a recent decision, upholds the right of the University of California, a land-grant college, to require military training, and to deny admission to students refusing to comply. The Court says it is the duty of every citizen "to support and defend government against all enemies".

 

 

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