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80 Years Ago


75 Years Ago
Mrs. Mary Miller Bilbrey
Mrs. Mary Miller Bilbrey, 59, wife of Robert E. Bilbrey, of Rickman, died of pneumonia after an illness of several weeks. She is survived by her husband and sons, Dennis M., Demus, and Owen, and one daughter, Lucille Bilbrey, and brother, John W. Miller. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.
Legal Liquor To Flow

In 24 of the 48 states, legal liquor will begin to flow next Tuesday, or shortly thereafter, with final ratification of repeal on December 5. In Tennessee, a law will prohibit sales within four miles of a school.
~ Local Happenings ~
Lilly Poston is working in Cookeville.

Serene Jackson Hammock
Mrs. Serene Jackson Hammock, 74, widow of the late Carroll Hammock, of the Oak Hill Community, died Wednesday, November 22, after a long illness. Her husband died three years ago. She is survived by two grandchildren, Mrs. Tina Neal, wife of Herbert Neal, and Miss Lola Phillips, and also one brother, Martin Jackson, and one sister, Mrs. Thomas Neal. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.

 ~ School News ~
The freshman and sophomore Latin Club met Friday afternoon in Room 5. Lloyd Judd was admitted as a new member. A Latin play “Bulla” was presented by the following characters: Aeluis, small Roman girl - Ruby Buck; Lanlis, servant - Elise Livingston; Aeluis Fronto - father of Aelius - Bill Clark; Damyx and Thea, wives of robbers - Margaret Draper and Gladys Ashburn; Caesar - Elise Livingston; and Tullius Hostitius - Margaret Draper.
Wm. Pryor has moved from Windle to the Porther Carlock place in Ruth Chapel.
Denny Poston visited in Beaver Hill last week.
For Sale - Soy beans and pea hay 75¢ per 100 lbs. Quitman Barnes, Livingston, TN.
Mayford Allred, of Alpine, has purchased a nice pair of mules from Millard Carr.
Gaskell Warren, of Paran, was in Celina last Tuesday.
Claude Williams visited the Minstrel show in Cookeville Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Amon Moles visited friends last week.
Miss Eurice Dodson visited Miss Lily Poston last Tuesday.
William Boles, of near Hilham, visited his daughter, Mrs. George L. Langford, part of last week.

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