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70 Years Ago


January 12- January 18, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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odd but true: A hen in New South Wales laid an egg six inches long and five and a half inches across!

Because her husband refused to support her and objected to her pets, particularly a monkey, Faith Allen, formerly of Follies Beauty, won a divorce.


Tommie Huddleston is on the sick list.

Rose and Ada Zachary, of Allons, were in town last Saturday.

Mrs. R.N. Howard is better.

Mr. and Mrs. John Copeland have taken rooms at Alex Smith's.


Howard McDonald & Myrtle Carr exchange vows

Howard McDonald and Myrtle Carr were quietly married at the home of the bride's parent's.

The ceremony was performed by Charlie Maddux. The groom is the son of Mrs. Hannah McDonald, and the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Carr, of Copeland Cove.

Soon after dinner the bride and groom, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ledbetter, went to Bee Swallows', the brother-in-law of the groom, to spend a few days.

Those present besides the family were Mr. Maddux, Shirley McCormick, Mr. and Mrs. Amon Speck, Mr. and Mrs. Oss Crabtree, Mr. and Mrs. Bee Swallows, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ledbetter, Miss Ola McCormick, Paul McDonald, Floyd Huddleston, and Arvis McCormick.


Mrs. Alvin Boles, 71, died at the home of her son, Walter Boles, in Aaron's Chapel vicinity, January 2, of paralysis, having been stricken three hours before her death. Her husband, Alvin Boles, died five years ago.

Surviving are four sons, Joe Bob Boles, of Kentucky, Benton Boles, of Florida, Ellis Boles, of Cookeville, and Walter Boles of Overton County, and several grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Susan Taylor, and one brother, George Carlisle, of Jackson County.

Funeral services were conducted at Maxwell Chapel, by the Rev. Dawson B. Hammons, of Baptist Church with burial at the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.


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