NOVEMBER 1943 PDF Print
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NOVEMBER 4, 1943

Had No Opposition.  Park City Town Board was re-elected without opposition in Tuesday’s voting.  Members are Comer Denton, Don Waldrop, M.C. Toms, W.C. Hawkins, T.E. Massey; Town Marshal, E.M. Bell; and Police Judge, Lonnie Shaw.

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Sailors to California.  Seamen Leonard T. Furlong, William L. Gregory, Walter H. Renfro, James E. Proffitt and James M. Weaver, who recently completed “boot training” at Great Lakes, and subsequent furlough here, are now stationed at Shoemaker, California.

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Cass Walden Wins Senate Seat, Easy!  The Honorable Cass R. Walden, prominent Edmonton attorney, and former Representative from the Monroe-Metcalfe District, was an easy winner in Tuesday’s election as State Senator in the 9th District, which is comprised of the counties of Adair, Barren, Hart and Monroe.  He is the first Senator to represent this District since the count of Hart was “re-districted” into it by the Johnson-Myers bill.

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AD.  Farmers.  Patriotism demands you do your part in winning this war.  Tired Aching Bodies Can’t Do Much. If such is your case, see me today for a CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINATION.  Dr. D. H. Mosier, Scientific Licensed Chiropractor.  Spinal X-Rays and Patho-Neuromatic Service.  Phone 149-W.  Lady Attendant.

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Master Carroll Morris Redford Jr. was host at a typical Hallowe’en party for the younger set at the Country Club Friday night.  Decorations were in keeping with the season and a fortune teller told the future for all.  Prizes were awarded to Carolyn Miller and Freddie Travis for the prettiest costumes; prize for the most original went to Martha Gene Abell and Bobby Wood, and the funniest, to Gene Follis.  Kenneth Roddy and Carroll Redford were awarded a prize for the most original stunt.

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NOVEMBER 11, 1943

Wallace Buys Farm.  Woodrow T. Wallace, who recently sold his farm near Temple Hill, has bought the J. L. Dawsey (old Ellis) farm near Lucas.  Something is bound to happen now with Clarence Osborne adjoining, and Jack Alexander across the road; either Wallace will learn to “take it easy,” or else he will set an example of industriousness that may contribute to his neighbors getting back in harness.

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Mr. and Mrs. Clark Speck are expecting to arrive the last of next week from Ypsilanti, Michigan, and it is rumored that they may not be coming just for a visit, but that they may heed the call of the farm and show their skill in that vocation.

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Ray Edmunds has purchased from Walbert Bros. the residence where he is now living on North Green Street.  Also, Allen Winn has bought a house on North Green Street from the Walbert Bros. and he will move to that purchase around the first of the year.

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Heart Failure Fatal to Two of Our Citizens.  The cold hand of death, in the form of heart failure, struck twice Friday and Saturday nights to remove, under similar circumstances, two well known and loved Glasgow figures.  Saturday morning, friends found the beloved Willie E. Thomas dead in his bed at the YMCA in Louisville after he had failed to put in his customary morning appearance.  Sunday morning, Ben Trabue Rogers was found under similar circumstances by his beloved wife.

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AD.  Lou’s Old Fashioned FRUIT CAKE.   Ready for Early Mailing to the Boys in Camps in the States.  2-, 3-, or 5-pounds at $1.00 per pound.  Mrs. Fred Hensgen.

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Myers-Rogers.  The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Mary Charlotte Myers and Mr. John Lewis Rogers has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Leech Myers Sr., and the wedding will take place sometime in December.  Miss Myers is a member of the high school faculty at Richmond, Kentucky and is an accomplished young lady.  Mr. Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs.

 

NOVEMBER 18, 1943

Edmund Lewis Rogers of this city, is a senior in the College of Engineers, Uni- versity of Kentucky.

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Girl Scouts Organize.  Under the sponsorship of the Junior Woman’s Club and Community Chest, the newly organized Girl Scouts are releasing the names of their officers.  Mrs. Leon Harward has been chosen as a Leader, with her assistants  Mrs. D.J. Niemeier and Mrs. J.T. Collins.  Also as a Leader is  Mrs. Bland Redford with assistants, Mrs.  M.H. Smith and Mrs. Leo Doyle.   The Scouts themselves are organized into three patrols:  Daffodil Patrol:  Barbara Edmunds, Leader and Jerry Reece, Assistant Leader;  l:  Violet Patrol:  Jean Smith Jewell, Leader and Jean Harlin,  Assistant Leader;  and Cardinal Patrol:  Greta Godfrey, Leader and Ann Horning, Assistant Leader.  Scribe is Mary Elizabeth York and keeper of the Scrapbook is Ruth Sursa.

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Candor G. Depp Jr.  Funeral services were conducted at Hiseville Baptist Church last Sunday afternoon for Candor G. Depp Jr., who died at Samson Community Hospital last Friday morning as result of critical injuries received in an automobile accident.  “C.G.” was one of the county’s most promising young fellows, and his untimely death was a distinct loss to his community and county.  He is survived by his wife, Katherine Murrell Depp, and little daughter; and his parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. G. Depp of Hiseville; twosisters, Lt. Mary Ola Depp, Army nurse now in Australia, and Mrs. Paul S. York, this city; and a brother, William Depp of Los Angeles, California.

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The local Lions’ Club is sponsoring its sixth annual Thanksgiving Day Benefit Show at the Plaza Theatre.  There is no more worthy act that anyone can perform than the feeding of a starving child – this is the opportunity for each and every one to donate some food item for school children who cannot afford to buy lunch.  There will be no tickets sold.  Bring a donation of food to the Plaza on Thursday November 25 at 10:00 a.m. and you will be admitted to a two-hour program of “Tarzan’s Secret Treasure” featuring Johnny Weismuller and Maureen O’Hara.  If you see this production, it will require a donation of food.  A little food goes a long way – do your bit – feed a starving child.

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Attending Double Funeral.  Mr. and Mrs. Sam Morford were called to Danville Wednesday on account of the death of Dr. Hatfield, an uncle of Mr. Morford. Last night Mrs. Hatfield was rushed to the hospital for an emergency operation and she passed away this morning.  The Morfords expect to return home Friday night.

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Dr. W.A. Weldon Is Latest Author.  One of life’s most pleasant surprises was our good fortune this week in receiving a copy of “David Goes to War,” from the versatile pen of Dr. W.A. Weldon who, it developed, had taken time away from a multitude of important tasks, including that of being one of southern Kentucky’s foremost eye, ear, and nose specialists.  Despite many responsibilities, he does a magnificent job with his book, which he attributes to a “diversion from his other responsibilities.”

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NOVEMBER 25, 1943

Delbert Kingrey was ordained for the Baptist ministry at Beech Grove Baptist Church at Eighty-Eight, last Friday.  His father, Rev. Fred Kingrey, preached the ordination sermon.

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Family of New Soldier Receives $160 Monthly.  After Hershel B. Compton, formerly of Metcalfe County but now living near Morrison Park, goes to the Army next month, his wife and five children will receive $160 per month, perhaps topping the list of Army dependency benefits in this county.  Compton was a volunteer.

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Hog-Killing Weather!  Hogs are going to the scaffold by the score here.  The more daring hog-owners butchered two weeks ago, while the more cautious said, “Watch out, you’ll be sorry” and waited for colder weather.  Pork prices may be hitting a new low, but that isn’t the pigs’ fault, and they are not striking for more feed or higher prices but are going on with “business as usual,” providing as much “food for freedom” as ever before.

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American Legion Barren County’s Post No. 28 proudly sponsors Premiere Performance of  Irving Berlin’s “This Is The Army” in Technicolor.  It’s your own army in the Army’s own show.  Starring Men of the Armed Forces with George Murphy, Joan Leslie, Lt. Ronald Reagan, George Tobias, Alan Hale, Charles Butterworth, and Kate Smith.

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NOVEMBER 30, 1943

Respected Colored Woman Dies from Burns.  Mary Etta Bybee, colored, 75 years old, was so badly burned on Saturday that she died Monday.  She was preparing some medicine for a sick mule and had the mixture on the stove when she struck a match and an explosion followed. She and her brother, Cleve, lived on the farm off the Jackson Highway back of the Lyon Hutcherson farm.  Besides her brother Cleve, she also leaves a sister, Betty, and two brothers in Columbus, Ohio.  Funeral services were held Wednesday and burial was in the family burying ground.

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