02- 01 – REP
Ground was broke yesterday for a new store building on corner of Washington and Leslie streets. The Building will be brick, 30×50, with basement and will be a modern building. Hon. W. L. Porter is the owner and Mr. L. W. Jones the contractor. It is the talk that Mr. P. O. Brown, the hustling groceryman will occupy the building when it is completed.
02- 02 – GT
The sheriff of Monroe Co. crossed over the Tennessee line last week and by the aid of requisition papers, succeeded in bringing to justice Lus Harlan, an put him under bond of $700 to answer indictments of nuisance and the illegal sale of whiskey. Harlan is operating a still on the state line three miles southwest of Gamaliel and has kept himself on the Tenn. Side ever since the indictments were returned against him.
02- 03 – GT
While attempting to drive across the railroad tracks near the tobacco warehouse at Horse Cave last Tuesday, J. W. Pursley’s wagon was hit by a northbound passenger train and he was hurt so badly it is feared he cannot recover. ¶ The injured man was immediately rushed to his home on the W. H. Shipley farm near Glasgow Junction, and his present condition at present is no better.
02- 06 – GT
Threat of war with Germany has had an effect on the tobacco market. Four buyers have been taken off the Glasgow, breaks, and the same interest have taken their buyers off other markets. Dark lugs remain about the same price as before, but dark leaf is off from one to two dollars. Burley is off from two to three dollars.
02- 07 – REP
|Ford, The Universal Car ¶ There’s nothing of guessing or speculation in regard to Ford cars. Their practical value is being demonstrated daily by more than 1,750,000 Ford owners representing every phase of human activity. Ford Service for Ford owners is as universal and reliable as the car and service. Better buy your Ford today – you want it and it will serve you every day, winter and summer. Touring Car $360, Runabout $345, Coupelet $505, Town Car $595, Sedan $645 – f.o.b. Detroit.
Despite the gloomy outlook of yesterday morning there was a good crowd in town by noon. The weatherman seems to have it in for Barren on Third Mondays, as this makes three in succession that have been raw and Gusty. ¶ About 25 mules changed hands at from $250 to $2000. Outside of the taxpayers’ meeting at the courthouse there was nothing else doing.
02- 09 – GT
Mardi Gras – Only a Day and Night to New Orleans – Louisville and Nashville Railroad – Ticket on sale daily February 12 – – 19 inclusive – New Orleans $10.45, Mobile $18.05, Pensacola $17.60 – Round Trip From Glasgow. – Sleeping car fare $4,00 to $4.50 each way. Board at best private homes $1 per day or at first class hotels $2 per day and up.
02- 10 – REP
Miss Virginia Taylor, the daughter of Mr. J. A. Taylor of Seymour was operated on for oppendicitis [sic] at Maplewood Infirmary last Thursday, and is recovering nicely. It was a desperate case. Miss Taylor was taken suddenly ill at 4 o’clock that morning and was hurried to the infirmary where she was operated on, when it was found that the appendix was ruptured, a few more hours and she would have been dead.
02- 13 – REP
Mr. John Faulkner has resigned as policeman and returned to his home at Liletown. He has been succeeded by Mr. Lee Seal who has much experience in that line of work. He is a native of East Tennessee, where he was deputy sheriff for a few years. He then joined the army and served in the Spanish-American war. He is in the prime of life and it is hoped he will make good in his new position.
02- 14 – REP
THE REXALL STORE
Maximum and Monogram Hot Water Bottles or Fountain Syringes are made of pure virgin rubber. They are guaranteed to give satisfactory service as long as the best rubber will last. – D. T. Orr, Glasgow, Ky.
02- 15 – REP
In the Republican of Jan 18th the following appeared: “Mr. Jesse Sherfey has caught four large coons at intervals out of one den during the trapping season. Who can beat it?” ¶ The children of John T. Mansfield goes one better, they caught three foxes, two coons and one o’possum, in one den during the trapping season in the Boyd’s Creek neighborhood.
02- 16 – GT
Tompkinsville was visited by a destructive fire Friday night, and when the electric light and ice plant were completely destroyed, the flames were gotten under control. The fire started from an engine backfiring and igniting oil and gasoline. The electric light plant, ice factory, carding machine and grist mill were all in the same building. The plant had only $3500 in insurance. The loss is estimated at between $7,000 and $8,000.
02- 20 – REP
Mr. Hezekiah Nuckols, a brother of the late Col. J. P. Nuckols of this place, died in Bowling Green Monday. He was a former Confederate Soldier and a brother-in-law of Mrs. Mary Murrell of this place. He is survived by his wife who Miss Delia Proctor, a sister of attorney B. F. Proctor of Bowling Green. Mrs. Murrell and daughter attended the burial at Bowling Green.
02- 21 – Rep
BARGAINS IN USED CARS
1916 OVERLAND, 25 HP with electric lights and starter $350
35 hp 5 passenger Overland with electric lights and starter $410
2 passenger 1914 Ford, with electric equipment $225
5 passenger Ford, just repainted and overhauled, brand new tires $250
Dickinson Bros Motor Co.
02- 22 – REP
The Story That Our Window Tells
It tells the story of comfort and convenience for men and women who need double vision glasses. It shows how KRYPTOK glasses enable you to look up from your newspaper or embroidery and see distant objects clearly with the bother of changing or removing your glasses. ¶ KRYPTOK glasses combine near and far vision in one crystal-clear lens. No seam or hump to blur you vision and make you look freakish. Geo. L. Ganter Optometrist
02- 23 – REP
KENTUCKY GUARD DIES OF PNEUMONIA AT BORDER
El Paso, Tex, Feb 17 — George Hargrave, of Company G, First Ky. Infantry died this afternoon at the Base Hospital, of pneumonia. His home was at Mammoth Cave and his mother, Mrs. Dora Doyle, of that place has been notified. The body will be given military honors by his company. This is the first death in the regiment since its arrival at the Mexican border.
02- 24 – REP
The plant and factory of the Glasgow Flooring Company, located out beyond the depot has kept a great many people of the city and surrounding country from knowing the scope of its operation. ¶ The property is located just beyond the depot and covers about 5 acres of ground. The building and plant proper cover about 2 ½ acres and the yard covers about 2 ½ acres containing about one million feet of lumber valued at about #30,000.
Now is the ideal time to visit FLORIDA or the GULF COAST RESORTS – Get away from the cold and enjoy life in the land of sunshine and flowers. – Low round-trip fares and excellent service via LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE R. R. – For particulars, call upon local agent of this railroad.
02- 27 – GT
Last Tuesday Mr. Mack Gardner left the meat smoking in the care of a little boy and went out on the farm to attend to other matters. A little later the smokehouse as in full blaze and the meat of seven hogs burned almost to a crisp. Fortunately the lard and sausage was not in the smokehouse and neither had Mr. Gardner killed all his hogs.
Miss Cora Shader of Coral Hill and Mr. Tom Staples of near Glasgow surprised their many friends when they drove out to Lecta, Sunday and got married, Rev. Joe Dean officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. John Shader and is a highly respected young lady of 21 years, while the groom is the son of Mr. Pee Staples and is a nice young man, and is 25 years old. Both of the young people have a host of friend the wishes them a long and happy life.