SEPTEMBER 1933 PDF Print
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SEPTEMBER 7, 1933

Gas Up One Cent More: Discounts Abolished. Gasoline took another rise of one cent at all local stations last Saturday, bringing the posted price to 19-1/2 cents for 3rd grade gasoline; 21 cents for regular; and 23 cents for Ethyl. With the last rise, the customary 2-cent discount has been abolished, and the new code prohibits free oiling, greasing or other services as trade inducements. (1)

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H. D. Ralston has been named City Assessor and will assume his duties at once. His salary is fixed at $100 per year. (1)

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New Home on Old Hospital Grounds. Dr. C.W. Froedge has started work removing debris from the old Hospital property on Columbia Avenue and will begin shortly on a modern eight-room residence to replace the old building which was recently destroyed by fire. Its completion will make an attractive addition to this splendid section of the city. (1)

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Arnett Grove School Notes. Polly Waller, teacher at Arnett Grove reports an enrollment of 46 pupils, and during the first two months of this school term, attendance has been92%. Three pupils passed to high school and have entered school at Slick Rock. They are Hazel Arnold, Vivian Bunch, and Kathleen Baldock. A group of 56, including pupils and parents, took a trip to Nashville recently where they visited the Hermitage, and had a picnic lunch at Old Hickory. They were greeted by the Governor at the Capitol, where they spent one hour touring the building, even climbing 380 feet up the winding stairs. They completed the day by visiting the penitentiary, where they lined up and marched through it all. Everyone reported having a grand time. (8)

SEPTEMBER 14, 1933

Houchens’ stores this week are celebrating the second year in business of Store #1 on South Green Street and are offering some unheard of bargains to their trade in appreciation of their patronage. This store has always been liberal in bargains and, as a result, enjoys a large patronage, not only in Glasgow, but in the surrounding country. (1)

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Stave Business Proving Profitable. Operation of stave and heading mills in Metcalfe County has proven a life saver for that section. Three mills within a short distance of Edmonton are working day and night and have furnished employment for scores of otherwise unemployed persons. The Metcalfe Stave and Heading Company has just located another mill near Exie in Green County and has begun receiving timber. They expect to have that mill open within a few days. (1)

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The safe in the Old Planing Mill was blown open Monday morning about 3:30 and $150 in cash was taken, as were the books and accounts. These included notes, contracts, and various papers valuable only to the mill company. These papers were found about a mile out the Knob Road and were recovered, thereby reducing the loss to $150 and the value of the safe. (4)

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Super Values at A&P Food Stores. Fancy Wisconsin Cream Cheese, 15 cents per pound; Finest Alaska Pink Salmon, two tall cans for 25 cents; Pure Fruit Preserves, one-pound jar, 17 cents; Sliced Bread, 12-ounce loaf, 5 cents; Bar Candy or Chewing Gum, 3 for 10 cents; Lemons, 20 cents per dozen; and Celery, large stalk, 4 cents.

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Courier-Journal Newsboys Visit State Fair. F.M. Biggers, H.C. Biggers, Alonzo Chism, Russell Dougherty, Glen Graves, Stanley Hall, Paul Pate, Edwin Totty, Alanson Trigg Jr, and James Rogers, local carriers for the Courier-Journal and Louisville Times, were guests at the annual party staged at the State Fair by these Newspapers. (5)

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Misses Marie and Mildred Speck, attractive red-haired daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Speck, are in Louisville where they are contestants in the red-head contest for girls. They were accompanied by their father, and here’s hoping they bring the prize back to Barren County. (5)

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Last Friday afternoon, Poplar Grove and Holly Hill schools met at Holly Hill in a ciphering match. Poplar Grove won by a small margin. Miss Louise Jolly is teacher at Holly Hill, and Mr. Samuel Smith teaches at Poplar Grove. The contest was enjoyed by a number of patrons. (7)

Glasgow Marble Works Install New Blaster. The Glasgow Marble Works are installing a new Sand Blast machine with which to letter monuments and do other forms of carving. With this addition, Glasgow will have one of the best equipped marble shops in the country. These machines are expensive and few shops have installed them. We understand that this is the only one in this section of the country. The local shop has always maintained a high standard of products and they mean to live up to their motto of "the best." (8)

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SEPTEMBER 21, 1933

Dr. C.C. Howard was elected President of the Kentucky Medical Association for 1934-35 at a meeting of the Association in Murray last week, and Dr. C.C. Turner was designated as Councilor for the 3rd District. Both of these outstanding physicians and surgeons have been leaders of their profession here for many years, and both have contributed to the very high plane on which their profession has risen in this section within recent years. Availability of their services and advice has accounted in no small degree for the success of construction and administration of the Community Hospital. (1)

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Earl Matthews, 23, suffered painful cuts and bruises to his head, face and legs yesterday when he was dragged from a truck. Earl, as well as another boy, was seated on the side of a flatbed truck which was engaged in hauling tobacco. The driver ran too close to another truck and the young man was dragged from the truck, his face striking the road first, causing it to be badly cut and bruised, as were both of his legs. Because of the nature of his injuries, his physician advised treatment to avoid tetanus. (1)

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Edmonton Defeats Bruins in Hard Fought Contest. Well, folks, Glasgow fans really saw a baseball game Sunday, from all reports. Our highly touted Edmonton team came over and took the boys for a 4 to 1 count and, while the shock was sudden, everybody is recovering nicely and feels that they had their money’s worth. Both teams, every man of them, fought hard and were in the game every minute, and Edmonton won a well-deserved victory. (1)

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Popular T.J. Samson suffered a badly lacerated finger and had severe injuries to two others Tuesday when the door of his coupe fell and caught his hand between the door and the body of the car. He received immediate medical attention and is coming along nicely despite his very painful injuries. (1)

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Dance Club’s First Presentation Tonight. A newly organized dance club, headed by R.L. Lessenberry, President; B.W. Potts, Vice President; and Sam Sears, Treasurer, will conduct their first dance tonight at the Armory with music by Holmes’ Orchestra. Membership in the organization is confined principally to younger married couples, and attendance will be restricted to members and invited guests. It is expected that dances will be given every month. (1)

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A "Flying Circus" will be coming to Glasgow on October 5-8 and will feature daily parachute jumps, stunt flights and high speed dashes. Billed as "Glasgow’s Most Spectacular Air Circus" and sponsored by several local merchants, it is being brought here for Fair Visitors at the Free Fair and Harvest Festival. Passenger flights will be available day or night at the Cavalry Field. (2)

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Mr. Paul Sabens and Miss Helen Elliott were married at the residence of Rev. T.F. Grider at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27. Mrs. Sabens is the daughter of Mrs. Ed Elliott of the Temple Hill country and is one of Barren County’s leading young ladies. Mr. Sabens is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O.T. Sabens of Fallen Timber and is a splendid young man and a prosperous farmer. They left immediately for Knoxville, the Smoky Mountains and other regions. We join in hearty congratulations and wishes for this young couple. (8)

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Herl Lewis, colored, was shot and almost instantly killed Sunday afternoon by Nosa Austin, also colored, following an altercation at a homecoming at Glover’s Spring near Oil City. An inquest was held by Coroner Fisher Monday afternoon, with the jury returning charges of murder against Austin. After an examining trial on Tuesday, Austin was held to the grand jury on a bond of $1000. (8)

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