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FEBRUARY 1, 1944

24-inch Gas Pipeline to be Constructed through States.  Glasgow has been selected as one of the assembly-headquarter points for  workmen who will build a 24-inch natural gas line from somewhere in the South to West Virginia.  It is understood that the work will get underway sometime this year.

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Nelson Succeeds Francis.  Fire Chief John M. Nelson will succeed Russell Cager Francis as full-time fireman at the City Fire Department.  Francis is taking a little vacation before reporting to the Army in a couple of weeks.

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Roy Holmes’ Orchestra will play for dancers at Sewanee Military Academy in Sewanee, Tennessee on February 11 and 12, for the third year. Holmes has 14 musicians in his orchestra; however, there are 32 more musicians who have played with him who are now in military service.

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AD. Good Assortment.  Range Cooking Stoves.  Prices range from $34.95 to $78.95.  Make Your Selection Now!  Bradford Hardware Company. Phone 471.

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Maxie Ervin was sworn in as Naval Aviation Cadet at Evansville last week and will leave the 1st of next month.  He is the third son of Brooks Ervin to enter service.

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FEBRUARY 10, 1944

Plaza Overflows to Trigg.  So successful has been Bruce Aspley’s War Bond premiere showing of “Desert Storm” that the picture will be shown next Thursday night at both the Plaza and the Trigg Theatres -- the same program at both houses starting at 8:15.

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Mrs. Billie Dougherty has leased a room over McElroy’s 5 & 10 store, where she will open a tailoring shop on Saturday, February 19.  Mrs. Dougherty is well known as an expert in this field and will specialize in the tailoring of ladies’ coats, dresses and suits, and alterations of both ladies’ and men’s clothing.

PTA Seeks Silver for Dining Room.  The Glasgow Parents-Teachers Association held its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon in the high school auditorium.  Pupils of Mrs. Howell Pedigo had charge of the devotional, and the pupils of Mrs. D.M. Burks presented  a delightful musical program, one feature of which was an original musical skit, written by Mrs. Burks, on Betsy Ross.  During the meeting, special notice was called to the fact that in the dining room project (which is being sponsored by the PTA) it is proving impossible to secure  enough silverware with which to equip the dining room.  It is suggested that anyone who has any idle silverware would be doing a worthy act if they would donate even a few pieces to the organization.

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Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Snoddy of the Bon Ayr section celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on January 30.  All of their children were present except for their son, W.H. Snoddy of Indianapolis.

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Miss Rachel Kopel, of Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana was one of five students out of the entire college enrollment to reach the all-perfect scholarship of three points for the first semester.  She was the only one in the freshman class to attain the high grade.

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FEBRUARY 17, 1944

Attention is invited to the announcement concerning closing of Lawrence (Dusty) Miller’s dry cleaning establishment due to his early departure to Naval service. The good wishes of his many friends will go with him in his response to his Country’s call.

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From Summer Shade.  Joe Sims has bought the school bus from R.C. Hodges and  he took over the route on Monday. Mr. Hodges has driven the bus for about eight years and has given fine service, but, owing to his health, he thought it best to give up the work.

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Pvt. John Robert Miller Writes from New Guinea.  “Since I have been here, I can sympathize with a housewife.  I have shined shoes, made beds, swept floors, and, if I could cook, I think I would make some man a good wife.  When I get back to Glasgow, the only way they can get me out is to blast me out.  If they don’t soon send me back, I am going to start swimming home.”

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Sgt. Alvin C. York, who went through World War I without a scratch, fell down the basement steps at his home in Pall Mall, Tennessee this week, seriously  injuring one of his knees.  He is able to walk some with the aid of a cane.

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Marshall, six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Gray, is under treatment for a badly injured eye, which was sustained while playing with some small friends.  The little boys were playing with a bow and arrow when an arrow struck him in the eye.  Following an operation Monday, physicians are hopeful of saving his sight although the eye is not expected to be fully restored.

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FEBRUARY 24, 1944

Rogers Dickinson, 43, Assistant Cashier of the New Farmers National Bank, leaves Monday for Nashville where he will report for assignment with the Navy.  Dickinson’s action makes him the fifth of his family to be serving in Uncle Sam’s armed forces, being preceded by his brothers, County Attorney (now Sergeant) Brents Dickinson of the Air Corps; Captains John Dickinson and Lt. Lewis Dickinson in the Army Medical Corps; and William Dickinson, in the U.S. Navy.  His sister-in-law, Julia Schneider, is with the WACs.

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Shortage of Houses Becoming Local Problem.  A shortage of all types of homes and apartments is becoming a problem that is causing civic leaders considerable embarrassment.  Unless some relief turns up shortly, there stands some chance of losing the location of a construction center for a gas pipeline to be constructed through this vicinity.  If you know of an available home or apartment, notify the Chamber of Commerce or the newspapers.  This is imperative.

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Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Renfro entertained with a supper on February 14, the occasion being their second wedding anniversary.  It was also the wedding anniversary of Pfc. and Mrs. William Berry Jr, who were their guests. Covers were laid for Pfc. and Mrs. Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Renfro, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Kinslow, Charles E. Kinslow, Carol Berry, and Barbara and Abrazella Waller.

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AD.  Reduced Prices! At Fair Stores, “ Glasgow’s Thrift Corner.”  Ladies’ Winter Coats, $7.50, $8.25, and $10.00;  Ladies’ Dresses now at half price at $3.98 to $6.95;  Ladies’ Sweaters, from 79 cents to $4.95.

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AD.  Newberry’s Readers – For Your Spring Planting:  Rose Bushes, two years old, all varieties and colors, 39 cents each;  Evergreens, good, sturdy plants, several varieties, $1.00 each;  Hardy Flowering Shrubs, two years old, good variety, 39 cents each;  Ornamental Flowering Trees. 2 to 3 feet tall, good variety, 69 cents each.  J.H. Newberry Co.

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