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70 Years Ago


November 16 - November 22, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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A show was at Plain Grove, Thursday night, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”. Everyone enjoyed it.

Miss Edna Keesling and Miss Leah Taylor spent Saturday night with Miss Nellie Mullins.

A debate will be held at Plain Grove, Thursday night. Everybody is welcome.

Miss Leah Taylor is staying with Mrs. Lester Winningham, who has had her teeth pulled.

Miss Lois Bilbrey spent last week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Bilbrey.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jolly have named their little daughter Anna Sue.

Miss Bailey Spicer and Billy Copeland were married Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Edd Jolley have named their little daughter Jacqueline.

Miss Ann Sells attended church at Antioch, Sunday.


President Roosevelt will be fifty-four years old on January 30 next, and once more the day will be marked in many cities and towns by balls, the receipts from which will be devoted to the war on infant paralysis. Mr. Roosevelt announced his approval of the plan, which is fathered by Henry L.

Doherty. Doherty wrote to the President urging him to lend his name to a third series of birthday balls. He pointed out that the proceeds of the first ball enabled the Warm Springs Foundation in Georgia to carry on its program and the second financed and organized a major attack on the disease by research and provided funds for communities in which the balls were held.


G.H. Dixon, of Monterey, was in town Wednesday on business.

Mrs. Baxter Smith is able to be out again after a few days illness.

Charles Barnes, of Mayland, is visiting his parents, S.B. Barnes.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Flowers visted relatives in Alpine Sunday.

Mrs. Joe Swallows was the guest of Mrs. John Little Tuesday night.

Miss Ostie Taylor was the dinner guest of Mr. Joe Dillon Friday.

Mrs. Alice Kimes, of near Monterey, was in town Friday on business.


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