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80 Years Ago

Archives 01-27-2010

90 Years Ago

~ Local Happenings ~

If the fashion fads get much worse, we may expect some profiteering in fig leaves before another season ends.

Edward Albright, owner and editor of the Gallatin News, has been nominated by President Wilson to be United States Marshal for Middle Tennessee.

J.C. Bilbrey is putting up his mill on the J.B. McDonald farm.
Floyd Brown is building a new dwelling and store house, also David
Franklin is building a dwelling.

School is progressing nicely in Alpine with an enrollment of 64 new students this week. Mrs. Bailey, a new teacher, came in last week, and another teacher is expected next week.

Hilery Brown lost a fine milk cow last week.

N.S. Jackson was laid up with a cold last week.

Mrs. R.L. Mitchell is reported on the sick list this week.

Jesse Beasley has just arrived from Robbins where he has been visiting relatives.

As a usual thing the henpecked man crows the loudest when he gets away from home.

Mrs. Minnie Hill of Texas, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Knight at Boom, passed through Sunday on her way home.

Robert Officer got his hand quite seriously hurt by being caught in a printing press a few days ago.

The City Garage has just received a car load of Chevrolet automobiles for the spring trade. They introduced these cars several months ago, and they at once became quite popular.

A.L. Choate, the ax handle man, has moved his family here, and will live in Mrs. Webb’s property in East Livingston.

Will Ledbetter, who has been sick for some time, is improving.

We regret to learn of death of Sam Maxfield at Oakley. He was driving home with a load of corn and dropped dead on his wagon. Heart failure was thought to be the cause of his death.

Ona Wright of Heard is visiting at J.R. Richardson’s.

Johnnie Hix, Arlen West and Aunt Polly Carwile are on the sick list.

J.W. Webb’s 8 year old boy died with whooping cough and fever and was buried at Lynn’s grave yard.

Larke Allen cut his foot with an ax a few days ago.

H.C. Coleman is in the country this week holding community meetings.

Sid Hudson, Walter Clark, John Davis and Fred Moore, of Algood, were in Livingston Tuesday.

Little Clara Irene, daughter of Will and Goolie Bilbrey, died after an illness of six weeks, Jan. 14th, 1920 at the age of 14 months 17 days. She was a bright, sweet child.

Lester Holman and Roy Smith have jointly bought a one-third interest in the Fleming & Myers store. The other shares are retained by J.S. Fleming and J.H. Myers.


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