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70 Years Ago

Browning stops here enroute to Byrdstown
Governor Gordon Browning in his large new trailer, stopped over in Livingston for a short while Tuesday afternoon enroute to Byrdstown, where he spoke to a crowd of people at 3 p.m.

Vols return home for fourteen games
The Nashville Vols returned home Wednesday night, June 15 for their longest home stay of the season at Sulphur Dell. They are carded to play fourteen games against Chattanooga, Memphis and Little Rock. A double billwill be played against Memphis on Sunday afternoon, June 19. The home schedule for the month follows:

June 15, 16, 17, 18 – Chattanooga.
June 18-19, 21, 22 – Memphis
June 22-23, 24, 25, 26 – Little Rock.

Nashville won the first game with Chattanooga 6-4, Wednesday night.

Senator Berry to speak here Wednesday
Senator George L. Berry will speak in Livingston on Wednesday, June 22 at 1:30 p.m. it is announced.

A large crowd is expected to hear this gifted statesman who has a thorough knowledge of national affairs.

~ Local Happenings ~
•Mrs. C.C. Taylor and children visited relatives in Crossville Sunday.
•Miss Cardena Whita and Mrs. C. G. Gore attended the Gore speaking in Byrdstown Saturday.
•Mrs. J. A. Oakley and Mrs. Edith Barnes attended commencement at Cumberland University last week.
•Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dillon visited Frank Stover of Half Way, who is in Sunday.
•Jack Hugh of Crossville is a guest of Eddie Taylor this week.
•Gene Morgan of Celina was in Livingston Saturday.
•Miss Jewell Chilton has returned to her home at Oakley.
•Mr. and Mrs. Omobundro visited in Kentucky over the week-end.
•Little Joyce Howard of Crossville is spending the week with her aunt, Mrs. C. C. Taylor.
•Miss Ruth Lee Mitchell and Mrs. John Miller were in Nashville Monday.
•Mrs. Virginia Willyoung of Lansing, Mich., is visiting her mother, Mrs. J. W. Thedford.
•Sam Upchurch and sister, Miss Miller Upchurch were at Jamestown last Sunday with relatives.
•Anklets, 5¢ pair. The New Economy Store. Adv.
•Mrs. Jack Myers and little son of Windle visited here last Monday.
•Rev. and Mrs. B. J. Duncan and family visited friends here last week.
•Miss Ruth Lee Mitchell was in Murfreesboro last week.
•The Legion Auxiliary met Monday night in the Legion hall.
•Mrs. Berry Ledbetter visited her daughter at Hilham last week.
•Miss Theo McGee has returned home from Clarksville.
•Albert Smith has gone to the Future Farmer’s Camp.
•Miss Margaret Miller has entered Peabody college.
•Seven cakes assorted soaps in box, special 15¢ box. 6 cakes 5¢ Health Soap, 19¢; 120 paper napkins, white or color, 15¢ value for 9¢; 6 rolls 5¢ toilet tissue, 20¢. The New Economy Store. Adv.
•Jess Mitchell spent the week-end here with his family.
•Miss Edna Crabtree was in Nashville last week.
•Mr. and Mrs. Albert Averitt and son visited relatives at Alpine last Sunday.
•Mrs. Fate Jones, who was ill last week is reported some better.
•Mr. and Mrs. Carver Webb are moving to Corbin, Ky.
•Bobbie, Billy and Dixie Henry of Campaign are visiting relatives here.


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