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AUGUST 4, 1932

Miss Nettie B. Depp, age 56, died at her home near town on Wednesday afternoon, August 3rd.  She had been in declining health for several months.  Miss Depp was one of the best known, most beloved women of this county.  She was former County Superintendent of Schools and a teacher of great ability in Barren and adjoining counties.  Miss Depp gave her life to teaching, and passed on knowing she had done her work well and faithfully and with perfection.  Surviving are one brother, two sisters, one niece, one nephew, and a number of other relatives.  Funeral services will be at Eighty-Eight on Thursday, August 4th.

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Dr. and Mrs. C. F. Follis announce the birth of a son, Clifton Gene Follis, born Wednesday morning at the Community Hospital.  Weight, 8 pounds.

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The Washington Manufacturing Company, Nashville, Tennessee, owner of the overall factory here and at various other points in Kentucky and Tennessee, has entered into negotiations for purchase of the overall factory and stock at Elizabeth- town.  The Comers, formerly of this city, are the operators of the Washington Manufacturing plants.

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AD.   Mid-Summer Food Sale!  A&P offers outstanding values all during this week.  You will profit by visiting your nearest A&P Store today.  Dill pickles, one quart, 10 cents;  Lucky Strike or Chesterfield Cigarettes, one tin of 50, 27 cents; Quaker Oats, small box, 9 cents;  Cantaloupes, jumbo size, 5 cents each; Yellow Onions, 4 pounds, 9 cents.

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Mrs. Ben T. Rogers has returned from a stay of several weeks in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee.  She is much improved by the outing and the effect of that excellent water.

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Mr. King Crenshaw, Sulphur Well, was here on business Saturday and reported a goodly number of guests at the Beula Villa Hotel.

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Miss Mildred Albany and little brother, Edward, of this place, are spending a few days with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Smith, near Beckton.

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One of the busiest, as well as one of the most attractive places in Glasgow during the summer, is the Glasgow Library.  The young people, the middle-aged and the older people alike gather here to get their reading material.  Some remain to read in

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the room, but the majority take their books home where the entire family can enjoy them.  Mrs. Richardson and all those who have been interested in the library movement have done a great work for Glasgow and the community.

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AUGUST 11, 1932

Buford Wood has a badge as large as a dishpan attesting to the fact that he is a highway patrolman. All road appointees holding major positions are so designated as patrolmen.  But, unfortunately, with no pay in it.

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Henry Davis, near town on the Bowling Green grade, this season sold 500 gallons of green beans from his four-acre tract.  In addition, Mrs. Davis canned 136 quarts of beans from the same lot.  The beans averaged 17 cents per gallon.  Can you beat this record?

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A study center for Glasgow and this community has become an established fact.  Meetings will be held each Saturday at the High School building under the direction of Dr. W. M. Willey of the Western Kentucky State Teachers College.  A class in senior English, under the teaching of Dr. Earl Moore, will be organized around September 1.  Cost per semester hour, $3.50.

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The new band stand building over the pump house in the Glasgow courthouse yard is nearing completion.  This will be not only an addition to the looks of the yard, but will add much to the comfort and convenience of the band.  The public well will be re-worked also and much needed improvements will be made.

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The Times reporter called in the Shoe Shop on the north side of the Square and was surprised to find a completely equipped shoe service shop with all modern machinery of the latest type.  The manager, Mr. Stovall, can make an old pair of shoes look like new, put in new insoles, counters, and welts, and dye them any color, and when they leave the shop, look like new ones, yet retain the comfort of the old ones.  The work is of high quality and the price is as low as can be obtained elsewhere.  He also carries a line of factory return shoes at low prices.

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AUGUST 18, 1932

Euell Pedigo, a farm boy on Glasgow, Route 4, wants work.  He is willing to do farm work every day in the year at 50 cents per day.  If you can help this boy, you will never regret it.

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Women of Beckton Spread Dinner for Road Workers.  The farmers of the Beckton section were given a treat Wednesday at noon in the form of a fine dinner served on the lawn of Mr. Fletcher Witt’s house.  The women of the community, out of appreciation for the good work the men folk were doing on the cross road from Beckton to the new Bowling Green pike, pooled their efforts and set a generous meal fit for a king.

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AD.  Dollar Day at Lerman Brothers.  Three More Days! Bedspreads, 2 for $1.00;  work pants, 2 for $1.00;  work shirts, 3 for $1.00;  boys’ overalls, 4 pairs for $1.00;  crepe and sheer dresses, $1.00 each;  ladies’shoes – pumps or oxfords - $1.00 per pair.

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From Summer Shade.  The Branstetter Chapel that was burned last year has been rebuilt on a better scale than before and is now ready for the annual homecoming on August 27.  The completion of the Edmonton-Tompkinsville Road will make this tabernacle much more accessible.

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Cent Er’ Word Ad.  Wanted:  Couple needs girl to do housekeeping who will be willing to work for her room and board.  No hard work.  Must not be flapper.  Call

Times office.

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AUGUST 25, 1932

Clovis White, star ball player of Scottsville, has been offered a contract with the Nashville Vols.  White, however, declined, as he prefers to play college baseball at Notre Dame University.

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Miss Eddie Coleman, who has spent the summer in Kansas City with her sister, Mrs. Blayden, will return here in time for the opening of school on September 5 to enroll pupils for class in expression and dramatic arts.

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AUGUST 25, 1932

Glasgow High School Teachers for Year 1932-1933.  Teachers in charge of city school for the coming term, which begins Monday, September 6:    W. H. Suggs, Superintendent of Schools;  V. A. Jackson, Principal of High School;  W. C. Shattles, Coach and Physical Education; Miss Gertrude Anderson, English;  Miss

Mary Davis, English;  Miss Mabel Palmore,  Mathematics;  Miss Lee Smith, Social Science;  Mrs. Kate Turner Barton, Social Science;  Miss Bethel Steen, Latin;  Miss Anna Forrest, Commercial Subjects;  Miss Martha J. Franklin, Librarian.

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Glasgow Junior High School Teachers for 1932-1933.  Teachers:  Mrs. Gordon Clark, Miss Eva Farris, Miss Mary J. Farris, and Mrs. O. R. Depp.

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From Glasgow Junction.  Miss Honor Gray has accepted a position as Commercial teacher in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

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