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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-12-2010


~ Local Happenings ~

Buckingham’s Dye for the whiskers is a positive remedy for gray beard.
A large crowd of old and young gathered at the masquerade last week.
The following secured Common School Diplomas at Alpine: J.T. McDonald; W.J. Babb; J.W. Groce; M.B. Bowden; J.M. Smith; Clay Smith; Addison Cox; S.A. Garrett; J.W. Ledbetter; I.E. Wilson; Winnie Jackson; Verna Allred; Olive Roberts.
Photographers can load film in daylight, not just in a darkroom.
Mr. L.O. Reeves and family left for their home at Bowlett, Texas, taking with them Ewing Howard and family, and Louis Guthrie, son of W.S. Guthrie. They are among our best young people and we regret giving them up.
All who are indebted to the estate of W.N. Ray, dead, are requested to come forward and settle at once, and those having claims against said estate will please file the same with me as required by law.
 G.S. Ray, Admr.
Ayer’s Cathartie Pills stimulate the appetite and regulate the bowels. Try them.
The first international phone call via submarine cable.
A nice dinner was given at the Cullom House to all the widows of the town by A. Sloan.
Mrs. Robert Judd died at her home in Livingston on Tuesday morning. She leaves two infant children, twins, and other small children. She was buried in Putnam County. The bereaved husband has the sympathy of the community in his deep trouble.
Diazotype puts photographs onto fabric.
Sale of the W.E.B Jones town lots on the 15th.
Mitchell and Son remind their friends of Livingston and vicinity, who have patronized them so liberally in the past, that they meet the reduced prices in groceries that are raging the town and still offer their many different lines of merchandise at prices so far unparalleled.
Telephoto lens is attached to camera.
If used faithfully, Ayer’s Sarsaparilla will remove scrofula in whatever form it exists.
Herman Melville writes “Billy Budd”. The novel is published 33 years later.
Mr. Hugh Lansden went to Cookeville last Saturday on a business trip.
Mr. Holman, of Oakley, who has been strangely sick for a week or more is improving.
Large press prints 90,000 4-page letters an hour.
Dr. Spence expects to visit Livingston this week. He will be prepared to do all kind of dental work.
Mr. Perry Morgan, of Jackson County, represents the Cookeville firm of Odil & Co., produce merchants. Highest prices paid for all kinds of produce.
The young men of Eagle Creek gave a nice dinner at the Masonic Hall. About 100 attended. The young ladies sent cards to the young gentlemen, who responded by going after the young ladies.

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