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APRIL 6, 1933

At a meeting of City Council.  Tte City Clerk was directed to advertise for electricity for street lights for the City, the present contract expiring on the 14th of this month.

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Henry Lewis Edmunds has announced himself for Jailer of Barren County.  He was reared in the Old Rocky Hill precinct.  For twelve years he has lived in Glasgow on Cleveland Avenue at the Judge Boles old home, later the home of Dr. Richard Garnett.

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Removing Vault.  The vault in the Old First National Bank Building is being torn out.  This building has been purchased by the L.C. Ellis Drug Company, who will remodel the building, which will give them much more room and enable them to have one of the most beautiful drug stores in the state.  The First National Bank Building is one of Glasgow’s oldest landmarks, being more than 100 years old.  The vault was built just after the close of the Civil War – about 1865.

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Postmaster at Horse Cave Dies.  Mrs. Della McDaniel of Horse Cave has died after an illness of several months.  She had been the Horse Cave postmaster for ten years.  She is survived by a daughter, Miss Maedelle McDaniel, and two sons, Courtney and Thomas, all of Horse cave.  The Order of Eastern Star had charge of the funeral, which was held at the cemetery.  Her son Thomas was a member of the crew of the largest air ship, the dirigible Akron, which was wrecked Monday off the coast of New Jersey in the worst air disaster in the history of aviation.  Since Thomas was at home because of his mother’s death, he escaped the crash in which 73 of the 77 aboard were killed.

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Reforestation Project on Neeley Farm.  Mr. J.B. Neeley will cooperate with the State Forestry Department and the County Agene in a one-acre reforestation project on Mr.  Neeley’s farm whichhis four miles north of  Glasgow om the Jackson Highway.  The project will be started on Tuesday, April 11, when Mr. G.Y. Bell of the Forest Service arrives here with one thousand trees to be set that day on a one-acre tract adjacent to the highway.  All farmers, 4-H Club members and others are requested to come to the tree planting.

APRIL 13, 1933

Nobob Youth Victim of Tragic Accident.  Life is so uncertain.  John William Atkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Atkinson of the Nobob section, was in Glasgow Saturday buying grass seed, preparatory to spring work.  On Sunday morning he attended church with his parents and in the afternoon he and Kenneth Smith, also of Nobob, visited  friends in Bowling Green.  Starting home late in the afternoon, they were unable to avoid a collision with an antiquated Ford car which had apparently balked on the highway, and their car was plunged down an embankment, rolling over three times.  Young Atkinson’s neck was broken and he died before reaching the hospital.  Young Smith was slightly, but not seriously, injured.

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We understand that some meat hungry person entered the meat house of Mr. Adolph Mayfield at Hiseville one night last week and left with three hams, three shoulders and three sides.  But Mr. Mayfield should not object.  They did leave him one ham, one shoulder and one side.  They could, with a little more effort, have taken all.

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Mr. and Mrs. Burley Neeley are the proud parents of a son, Samuel.  We use the word “proud” advisedly as this is the sixth baby, but the first son.

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Finney School Notes.  On Friday, March 31, the following pupils were granted 8th grade diplomas:  Nelle Moore, Andrew Borders, Mar yFrances Wooten, Marguerite Smith, Edna Earl Mutter, and Anna Mae Smith.  Mary Frances Wooten, who is twelve years old, made the highest grade.  Dr. Gordon Wilson, head of the English Department of the Teachers College in Bowling Green, delivered the class address to the high school seniors at the Commencement Exercises on April 5.  Those graduating were Charles Smith, Naydeen Fant, Addie Mary Fant, Henrietta Wooten, Inez Gillock, John Wheeler and Golden Key.

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Sale of Old School Houses.  Two old houses and whatever title the County Board of Education may have in the land on which they stand will be sold at the court house door in Glasgow on May 1st.  These first two to be sold  are the  old school house for the colored at Beckton in District No. X, and the old house for colored at Statonfield in District No. O. Terms of sale, cash in hand.  Authorized by the Barren  Board of Education, W.M. Totty, Secretary.

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APRIL 20, 1933

Mr. Hascal Mitchell, buyer and sales manager for Davidson Bros. Wholesalers for a number of years, has resigned his position and will be succeeded in this position  by Mr. H.E. Davidson.  Mr. Mitchell is the president of the Hill Service Company, who has Firestone stores in Glasgow, Cave City, Bowling Greem amd Mammoth Cave, and will devote his time to this company.

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From Summer Shade.  Another addition has been made to the athletic life of Summer Shade.  A baseball team has been organized which looks like a winner.  Its members are Bruce McMurtrey, Jesse Bushong, Olnie Shives, Guinn Norman, Ralph Grinstead, Dee Saddler, John W. Clark and David Montgomery.

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EDITORIAL by W.H. Jones.  Prosperity without Taxation.  Prosperity cannot be bought with higher taxes or proceeds from public bonds.  Prosperity will be effected by abandonment of needless governmental activities and the resulting lightening of the tax load and general freedom of business.

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While taking down some wire fence a few days ago, Mr. Lawrence Coffey burst a steeple which went through Mr. Coffey’s spectacle and buried some glass inone eye.  It is thought that he will  recover without losing his eyesight.

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Barton-Mosier.  Dr. Dale H. Mosier, the chiropractor physician of this place, was married last Saturday afternoon to Miss Mara D. Barton.  Dr. Mosier came to Glasgow several years ago and has made a host of friends since he has been a citizen of our town.  His bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Barton of the Tracy country, and is one of Barren County’s most able teachers and a very charming lady. They will make their home in Glasgow.

 

APRIL 27, 1933

Engagement Announced.  Mrs. Smith Hogan entertained with a luncheon yesterday at the Capital Hotel and announced the engagement of Miss Florence Smithers to Carroll Morris Redford of Glasgow. Miss Smithers, daughter of Circuit Clerk and Mrs. Kelley Smithers of Frankfort, has visited friends in Glasgow on numerous occasions and is very popular amogt the younger set.  Mr. Redford, a member of the law firm of Richardson and Redford, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gorin Redford, one of Barren County’s most progressive farmers and business men.  Their many friends join us in extending heartiest congratulations and best wishes..

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New Type of Train.  The Hardin County Enterprise reports that  a new type of train, which is minus the customary steam engine, surprised local residents late Tuesday afternoon.  The front car of the train, which is used as a combination engine, bagge and mail car, is propelled by an electric engine at the front of the car and somewhat resembles an interurban trolley.  The front is striped in black and white so as to be seen plainly at a distance.  It is claimed that the trainc can make 30 miles per hour and that its electric engine uses oil as fuel.

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Open All Night Sign on Hill Service Station.  The Hill Service Company at the corner of Green and College Streets now displays a sign, “Open All Night–a new innovation which was put into effect this week.  The new night service includes washing and polishing cars.  Rather nice to leave a car, have it washed and polished, and delivered to your door the next morning when you are ready for it. Mr. Ray Edmunds will have charge of the night work, which is a guarantee of courteous and prompt service.

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The large brick building near the depot which  has been owned and used by the Goodman Bros. as a wholesale grocery for many years, was purchased a few weeks ago by J.H. Newman of Tompkinsville.  He has sold the property to the J.D. Reynolds Wholesale Groceries firm, taking in exchange the house just beyond the depot which the Reynolds firm has been using for a number of years.  Effective the first day of May, the Reynolds firm will move into the Goodman building , where they will continue the wholesale grocery business at which they have been remarkably successful.

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Class Nores.  May 5 marks the close of another year’s work at Randolph High School.  It is a year that will always be remembered in Randolph because she is giving out her first class of graduates.  Those receiving diplomas are:  Blanche Terry, Marie Harbison, Dorothy Whitlow, Ruth Pennington, Lynn Mackey, Nettie Shirley, Edith Pitcock and Madeline Grider.

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From Wisdom.  The remains of Mr. Junius Bebee, who was buried about 36 years ago, were exhumed at Echo last week and removed to the cemetery at Hiseville and placed beside the body of his wife, who died a few months ago..Mr. Bebee was the father of the late Mr. Edd Bebee, former postmaster of this place and also once   the Sheriff of Metcalfe County

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AD.  Help for Your Gardens and Lawns.  Here are things  you will need for your garden and lawn.  Lawn mowers priced from $4.00 to $7.50; Garden hose, 50’ length, $1.95; Sprinklers, 50 cents and up; Trowels, 25 cents each; Hoes, 50 cents and up; Flower Seeds, 10 cents per package.  Bradford Hardware Company.

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