June 1940 PDF Print
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JUNE 5, 1940 


Mrs. Sammie Edmunds, 88, suffered a fracture of the left hip when she fell at her home at Beckton, this county, late Saturday afternoon.  She was removed to the Community Hospital where she is reported resting.  Her daughter, Mrs. Mary Annie Barnhill of Richmond, is at her bedside.

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Four Taking Pasteur Treatments Near Lucas.  Mrs. Ray Jordan of the Pleasant Grove section near Lucas, and her three year old son, Donald, are taking treatments for hydrophobia as the result of a dog bite.  Mr. Chester Tidings, county sanitary engineer, has put the dogs of that section under quarantine, and all dogs are being confined.  Mack Jones, Etoile, brought in the head of a dog believed to have been afflicted with rabies that had bitten his wife and little daughter.  Further damage by the dog at the Jones place was prevented by the little girl, who held the dog by the ears until her rescue was effected.  The test proved positive, and this increases the list of victims in this section to four.

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Stamp Truck Here.  Our readers who enjoy seeing something out-of-the-ordinary should remember the planned visit to Glasgow on June 12th of the “Stamp Truck” which is sent out by the local Post Office Department.  A printing press will be in operation in the truck and souvenirs will be distributed.  A stamp expert will explain various matters of interest and those who “pass this up” will miss one of their life’s treats.

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50 Years A Mason.  Ezekial Jones was presented with a 50-year button at special services conducted last Sunday afternoon by the H. G. Grant Lodge, No. 610 at Etoile.  The presentation was made by a brother-Mason, George Ritter, who has rounded out 47 years of Masonic service.  Mr. Jones is 91 years of age, and friends have been advised that he considers his 50-year Masonic award as the crowning achievement of his life.

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JUNE 13, 1940


Slick Rock Post Office Cancelled.  The local Post Office has been notified that the Slick Rock post office, one of the oldest in the county, will be discontinued on Sunday, June 30 and that, beginning July 1, Herbert McFarland, Glasgow Route 5 carrier, will serve many of the patrons now served by that office.  It is estimated that about 50 more families will hereafter be served by Route 5, which will be extended by about 7 miles.

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The official 1940 population of Glasgow is now 5,808.  This figure includes residents of the annexed areas which were originally enumerated, by mistake, as being in the county rather than in Glasgow.  It also includes 25 families who were omitted from the city proper in the original canvass.

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Harmon H. Barlow Jr., of the Cave City section, was in Louisville last Wednesday attending the meeting of the American Jersey Cattle Club; on Thursday he attended the National Jersey Sale in Lexington.  Mr. Barlow is a director of the Kentucky Jersey Cattle Club.

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Mrs. Steen’s Pupils in Recital.  A recital by voice pupils of Mrs. Beulah Barrick Steen will conclude a most enjoyable series of such occasions that have brightened the days for Glasgow music lovers during the past months.  To be heard in the recital are Miss Mary June Miller, Misses Doris Jean and Alma Kathryn Bowles, Miss E. Grant Akers, Mrs. William Dickinson, Miss Olwen McCorkle, Mrs. Carroll O’Brien, Miss Lula Galloway, Miss Mabel Palmore, Mr. Billy Beaty Jones, Miss Lucy Byrd Oliver, Miss Ellen Brooks and Miss Billie Mae Morris.

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JUNE 20, 1940


Elaborate plans have been made for the dedicatory ceremonies attending the official opening of the new Munfordville-Green River bridge to be held at Munfordville on Friday, June 21.  The principal part of the program will take place in the afternoon with Governor Keen Johnson as guest of honor.  It is reported that US-31W (Dixie) Highway, which has been closed to traffic on account of construction north of Munfordville, will be kept open on that date to permit the influx of visitors expected to attend.  Music will be furnished by the 123rd Cavalry Band.


Seven years of active participation in 4-H Club work, that saw him progress through every office in his local Park City Club, culminated last week in the election of Elmer McBride Jr. as president of the KY 4-H Club Association for the ensuing year.  Last year, in recognition of his outstanding scholastic standing and 4-H Club participation, he was awarded a two-year scholarship to David Lipscomb College, Nashville, Tennessee.  After finishing there next year, he expects to resume his studies at U-K, perhaps majoring in Agriculture.

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From Edmonton:  Salmon School is being moved from its old location to a lot near Cassady’s store on the Edmonton-Greensburg road, a site which is believed to be more favorable to patrons of that district.  Supt. Butler says that it will be as cheap to build a new house as to repair the old one.

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Friends were happy over the quick acquittal of Roy Moon, who was tried on charges of arson growing out of the burning of a house on Cleveland Avenue, owned by him, which burned last winter.  The jury was out less than ten minutes, and its quick agreement was not unexpected by friends of this excellent gentleman and citizen.

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52-Table Bridge Party Caps Social Activities.  One of the most brilliant social occasions among Glasgow’s society will take place when Mrs. Gordon E. Brown and Miss Emily Bartley will entertain with 52 tables of bridge at the Spotswood Hotel.  The hostesses are being assisted in various details of the party by a number of their friends.  A total of 208 guests is expected to participate and the event is expected to surpass all such endeavors.


JUNE 27, 1940


With the latest and most modern equipment installed, Krall’s Bakery will be thrown open to the public in a gala opening al day Saturday with a complete line of plain and fancy pastries.  You are invited to come by and sample the goodies.

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The appointments by President Roosevelt of Henry (Rowe) Kinnaird as postmaster at Edmonton, and Raymond Doyle at Park City, have been confirmed by the U.S. Senate.


Narrow Escape.  Mrs. Etta Mae Jackson, 32, and daughter Mary Madeline, 10, have returned to their home near Mt. Hermon after undergoing treatment at Community Hospital for food poisoning caused by eating toadstools, which they mistook for mushrooms.  Two other children in the Jackson home became ill, but not so violently as their mother and sister.

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Mrs. K. E. Rapp presented four of her violin pupils in a diploma recital on June 27 at the Christian Church Annex.  Those receiving diplomas are Rachel Gillenwater, Carolyn Howard, Clarice Meador, and Charles Curtis Jones.  Third year certificates will be presented to Bessie Reynolds and Earl Lingle; second year certificates go to Jean Jolly and Sara Frances Nuckols; first year certificates, to Caroline Biggers and Kenneth Wood. 

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Rev. Logan Starks, well known colored preacher, will preach next Sunday afternoon in the grove near his home at Beech Grove on Lower Bowling Green Road.  Visitors should turn left at Walter Steffey’s store.  A cordial invitation is extended to all.

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From Mammoth Cave.  All people who moved from the Mammoth Cave National Park area are invited to attend the annual homecoming to the Park on July 4.  This appeal is being made to you people who were once neighbors in the best neighbor- hood ever created and who now perhaps are widely separated.  We want all of you to come back for the day, shake hands with each other, renew old acquaintances, talk and chat, and have a genuinely good time.  Why not spend the day with us?  Your friends will be looking for you.  Don’t fail us.  A patriotic program is planned for your entertainment.

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Jamboree A Success.  Oleoak Homemakers were jolly hosts in a most enjoyable Jamboree last Saturday night on the spacious lawns of the Robbie Alexander home, with a fine attendance of good people who contributed much to the success of the endeavor.  Lots of good things to eat, an abundance of fine homemade ice cream, cakes, pies and other goodies were sold from a stand, while other entertainment was provided.  The Homemakers were delighted with their endeavor, realizing a net profit of $21 and a lot of fun for the evening’s undertaking.

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Judge Warns Witnesses.  Following difficulties that have been experienced for many terms of court in the failure of witnesses to be in court room ready for trials, 


Judge L. B. Handley served notice this week in Circuit Court that in the future, witnesses must report and stay in the court room, ready to answer when their names are called, or they would be compelled to pay a fine.  A summons, the Judge stated, meant presence in the Courtroom and not in the Courthouse yard or elsewhere in town.

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