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80 Years Ago

Archives 12-23-2009

75 Years Ago
~ Local Happenings ~

Mrs. M.C. Daniels is improving after an attack of the flu.

Woody Allen is born.

First canned beer goes on sale.
(Alcoholics Anonymous was started the following year). 

Average cost of new house: $3,450.

Average wages per year: $1,600.

Gallon of gas: 10 cents.

Average house rent: $22 a month.

Loaf of bread: 8 cents.

Pound of hamburger: 11 cents.

Average New Car: $625.

Canada Dry Ginger Ale: 20 cents.

Duluth Davis, of Allons, is improving,

Stella Gunnels, who is teaching at Fish Pond, spent the weekend with home folks.

The community of Hilham is anxious for the improvement of the rural route from the Jackson County line, via Allen Mill, to the Hilham and Cookeville Road, near Campground.

A.A. Cunningham has been ill with a severe cold.

Ethelene Kennedy, of Union Hill, spent Monday night with Mrs. Lester Bilbrey.

Andley Master, who injured his ankle, is back at school.

Hettie Gillentine, Berta White, Magdalene Stover, and Charlie Stover were dinner guests of Marie Teeples last week.

Mrs. Sis Hall is not quite so well.

Wiley Cobble and wife were in Rickman Sunday.

A.P. Pressley was in Oak Hill to see Jim Wilson this week.

R.C. Hawkins, of Joelton, Tenn, is visiting her son, Charles J. Hawkins, of Rickman.

Z.R. Chilton was in Celina on business last week.

Ray Vaughn is visiting relatives in Allred.

Lillie Poston spent the week-end at home.

Cora McClain visited at Harve Warren’s Sunday afternoon.

A play will be held at Allons Saturday night.

Several cases of whooping cough have been reported.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Benson, of Old Hickory, are now at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stockton.

Aunt Jane Peterman visited Mary Cole Sunday afternoon.

A kitten born at Taunton, MA, had four eyes, two mouths, one head, four legs, and one tail.

Maxwell House Coffee 1 lb. can 26¢.

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