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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-13-2009

70 Years Ago
~ Local Happenings ~

A. V. McAlpine, K. L. French, Charles Poindexter and A. K. Lea visited Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Sallee and attended a meeting of the Masonic lodge.

35 LA Students Received Diplomas Tuesday Evening
Thirty-five students of Livingston Academy received high school diplomas at the commencement exercises, whichwere conducted on Tuesday night, May 3, in the high school auditorium.

They are as follows: Claude Keisling, Kent Walthall, Eliza Pryor, Lorraine Crabtree, Edward Arney, J. B. Averitt, Catherine Bilbrey, Louise Bilbrey, Bertha Brown, Kitty Lou Brown, Fred Clark, Charles Cullom, Orbus Davis, Adrian Denton, Robert Garrett, Christine Jernigan, Jeanette Julian, Loverta Lollar, Jack Martin, Clifford Maynord, Doy Maynord, Conway McCormick, John McMillin, Lucille Murphy, Jack Peek, Hyla Sells, Sidney Smith, Edward Spicer, Marsh Stockton, Bernice Stout, Rebecca Taylor, Wonia Tayes, Mrs. Anna Tucker, A. Q. Verble and Sara Johnnie Young.

The address to the graduating class was delivered by J. M. Smith, State Commissioner of Education at Nashville.

A message from the Women’s Christian Missionary Society was delivered by Miss Dale Ellis, secretary.

Diplomas were presented by Stanley H. Carr, superintendent of public schools.

The saluatatory address was delivered by Kent Walthall and the valedictory address was delivered by Rebecca Taylor.

A piano solo was given by Sara Johnnie Young.

This program marked the closing of another successful year at the Livingston Academy with J. C. Taylor principal.

Employees Given Dinner
On last Sunday, C.A. and C.E. Thomas, managers of the Seven-Up Bottling Company, of Bowling Green, Ky., invited the employees of the Livingston Bottling Company, of which R. J. Long is manager, to be their guests for an all day visit to their plant in Bowling Green, and with dinner being served at the Hotel Helm.
Those attending from Livingston were, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Long, Mrs. Eddie Clark, Miss Karlene Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Webb, A. B. Qualls, Jr., Herman Qualls, John Copeland, Armond Maynard, Ben Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs. W. Russell Dale, Miss Mildred Allen, Mrs. Nora Dale, Ernest Bilbrey, Arthur Sullivan, Odell Webb.

First Visit Since 1924

Norman Letner, son of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Letner, of the second district of Overton county, who left for the north in the year 1924, in quest of employment came home recently to spend his vacation with his parents and friends.

He passed through Livingston on his return to Dayton, O., to resume his work with the Aetna Paper Company, where he has been employed for several years.

His wife, who before her marriage was Miss Ellowene Foster of Dayton, accompanied him on his visit. Mrs. Letner’s sister, Miss Doris Freeman has had employment at Dayton, O., since the year 1925.

Eastern Star to Meet
The O. E. S. will meet Tuesday evening, May 18 at 7:30.

We are very glad to have with us the Rainbow girls. They will put on their work and have an invitation.

We urge that every member be present to show these young girls that we are interested in them.

Mrs. Windham, Mrs. Nevens, and Mrs. Crabtree will be hostesses.



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ton, Tennessee 38570
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