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Archives 04-28-2010

~ Local Happenings ~

George Carmack has been sick for a few days.
W.C. Williamson and Frank Cooper were in town Monday.
Attorneys A.L. Windle and J.A. Barnes went down to Oak Hill on legal business yesterday.
Dr. R.L. Burks and daughter Ida went to Crossville yesterday. Dr. Hatcher is dispensing drugs this week.
Scott Joplin popularizes ragtime music, starts first dance craze.
B.S. Bilbrey and several other young people from Hilham attended the ball at the Miller House last Thursday night.
More than 40 students are enrolled in Good Hope public school. Professor Taylor is teaching.
Albert Estes, who has been in Blooming for some time, was to come home last week, but was taken suddenly sick and will be delayed a while.
The first Japanese film is made.
Do not ride bare-back any longer, but come any day and get you a respectable saddle at Murfrey and Kilpatrick, Hilham, Tenn.
William Miller was in town yesterday.
Western Union boasts nearly one million miles of wire, 22,285 offices.
Professor J.G.H. Windle went up in the Three Forks country Sunday, returning Monday. He came near seeing a couple married, but was a little too late.
Nathan Stubblefield claims to transmit voice by radio.
The following officers were elected to Overton County Educational association: Prof. A.J. Taylor, President; Prof. C.D. Judd, Vice President; Prof. J.G.H. Windle, Secretary; Prof. S.D. Bilyeu, Treasurer; Elbert Kimes, Librarian. The President appointed the following as a Book committee: E.D. White, John Hancock Jr. and W.C. Davidson.
Cakewalk dance is popular, grows out of black slave ridicule of white dancing.
The Base Ball boys, of Oak Hill, went to Livingston last Saturday to play against the club of that place.
American Marconi Company, forerunner of RCA, is incorporated.
Mr. Rickman, of Algood, was up among our Lumberman, Friday.
Mr. Carl Gilliland, of Lilly Dale, passed through town yesterday.
Marconi radio gear installed in British warships, signals across English Channel.
Horace Cannon and son J.W. are up from Nashville visiting relatives.
Miss Mollie, daughter of James Robbins near Monroe, died last Friday. She had been sick some time.
The wife, son and daughter of W.T. Sidwell are quite sick of fever.
Patsy Barnes, an aged lady, died at her home Saturday.
Everybody is happy since the rain.

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