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Wednesday, 10 November 2010 09:20

                      September  1 – SEPTEMBER 3

WEDNESDAY:  If you were watching the skys Wednesday, you may have gotten the idea that the Wright Brothers were coming to town but it was just a plane built in their era of the century, being landed at Calvary Field by Floyd Brown, a member of the United States Navy, who is visiting T. J. Jewell, of Glasgow, before the two leave for Oskaloosa, Iowa, for the National Antique Aircraft Meeting.

  The plane, of which there is only one other left in the United States is a “1929 Inland Sport” which has been owned by Mr. Brown for the past six years.


FRIDAY:  Preliminary plans have begun on a giant Boy Scout camporee to be held at Gorin Park in October.
     Included in will be to have various displays on the park property and indications point to more than 400 from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Tennessee, as well as Kentucky to participate 
     “Jigger” Aspley, who is one of the men heading up the celebration expects it to be one of the biggest of its kind ever held in this section of the state.

                                                                                                              SEPTEMBER 6 – SEPTEMBER 10

MONDAY:  If you thought it was hot Monday, you were right.  The mercury rose to a high of 96 which is only one degree short of the September record of 97 which was recorded on September 1, 1957.

TUESDAY:  Merry Mac Stables enjoyed one of the better winning nights of its career Monday, night at the Shetland Pony Show in Nashville as its ponies recorded five firsts, one second and one fourth with its seven entries.

WEDNESDAY:  Herman W. Glass, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Glass, Summer Shade, Route 1, formerly of Fort Benning, Georgia, left Wednesday for assignment at Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, D. C., where he will be a student at the Institute of Research, Veterinarian Department.

THURSDAY:  Thieves entered the garage at the home of Delbert Kingery of Route 4, Glasgow and took a practically new oil can, recappable tire, minnow bucket, tied cord net, 2 rods and reels, one a Johnson Citation and the other a Zebco 60.
     If anyone knows the whereabouts of these items please contact the Sheriff or Delbert Kingery.

FRIDAY:  BUSY BEE CAFÉ MOVING SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK:  The Busy Bee Café will move next week from its present location on Broadway to the recently completed Taylor and Taylor building on East Main Street.  Excavation at the rear of the Taylor and Taylor buildings will provide additional parking space and also in the near future another building is to be constructed.  The corner of Broadway and Main is the scene of much activity this week with the razing of the frame and block buildings belonging to J. W. Richardson, Jr. on the Southwest corner.  Future plans for the location are indefinite at the time.

                                                                                                                         SEPTEMBER 13 – SEPTEMBER 17

MONDAY:  Fire of undetermined origin completely destroyed the Dixie Hotel in Cave City Monday night and one guest was critically injured.  The blaze was discovered shortly after 7:00 p.m. when an explosion was heard in the rear of the third story.
     Injured was Alvin Reider, about 48, of Henderson, who was in a room near the explosion.  He was brought to Glasgow for emergency treatment and later transferred to a Louisville hospital with third degree burns and injuries.  He was also reported to have jumped from the second floor to the lobby.
     Fire crews from Glasgow, Horse Cave, Munfordville, and Park City were called in to assist the Cave City Fire Department in confining the fire to the one building.  They remained on site throughout the night.

TUESDAY:  Dr. Cary Hood announces the opening of his dental office in the former office location of the late Dr. William Palmore, in the Rapp Building, South Public Square.   The offices have undergone extensive remodeling, enlarging, and Dr. Hood has installed all new modern equipment.

WEDNESDAY:   A Glasgow teacher was among 560 graduates who received degrees from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville.
     Mrs. Marion A. Wright, who resides at 615 E. Main, received the Master of Arts degree in physical education.  She teaches physical education at Glasgow High School.

THURSDAY:  Mr. William Kimbell, Administrator of the local hospital, appeals to everyone to please limit visits to patients and to use only the scheduled visiting hours for the visits.  He also states that with the present threat of polio, no children under 12 years of age can be admitted in the hospital as visitors.
     Although there is no polio epidemic now, every precaution is being taken to prevent one.  Mr. Stanley Davison, 31, of Route 5, Glasgow, is under treatment for polio and his condition is considered critical.  Your cooperation in visiting the hospital will be appreciated.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY:  PLAYING AT THE STAR DRIVE-IN:  “Tarzan the Ape Man,” starring Denny Miller and “Operation Amsterdam,” starring Peter Finch and Eva Bartok.
PLAYING AT THE PLAZA THEATER:  Feature No. 1:  “Freckles” and Feature No. 2:  “Walk Tall” starring Willard Parker.”

                                                                                                                             SEPTEMBER 20 – SEPTEMBER 24,

MONDAY:  A project has been announced by the Rural Beautification of Streets and Highways Committee to attempt to improve the rural mailboxes.  A prize of $10.00 will be offered to the person with the best idea for a workable mailbox improvement plan which could be used on a county-wide basis, and, which would be priced within the reach of any boxholder.
     All entries are limited to residents of Barren County and should be postmarked by Sept. 24.  Judging will be based on standard suggested mailbox and supporting post and should include color of post and box, the size, color and placing of name and location regarding side of road, height, and ect.  Also, a plan for publicizing the plan, and an idea to entice the public to accept the plan should be included. 

TUESDAY:  Fire of undetermined origin completely destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomason, located 5 miles north of Glasgow on 31-E.  City firemen were called to the scene but were hampered in their efforts due to limited supply of water.

WEDNESDAY:  Barren County Judge James E. Gillenwater has been named a member of an eleven man subcommittee on Local Government to work with the Constitution Revision Committee on plans for re-drafting the state’s Basic Law.

THURSDAY:  The marriage of Miss Anna Owen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Andrew Owen of Lebanon, and Mr. Samuel Hollis Norris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Norris of Glasgow, took place at 3:30 o’clock on Sunday, September 4 at the home of the bride’s parents in Lebanon.  The Reverend Father Bazil Kazan of Louisville performed the ceremony.
     After a reception at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norris left for a wedding trip to Yellowstone National Park.  They will live at 605 North Race Street, in Glasgow.

FRIDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. Lou Ellis and son have returned from Atlantic City, New Jersey where Mr. Ellis made films of the Miss America Contest for WSM-TV, Nashville, Tenn.




                                                                                                                         SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 1

 MONDAY:  An early morning fire completely destroyed the Tompkinsville Livestock Yard.  Tompkinsville firemen answered the alarm at 4:23 a.m. but the blaze was already out of control.
     Included in the loss was an office for the local veterinarian and a restaurant building.  The yard was owned by Mr. J. Moore and the loss will amount to approximately $50,000.  Fire Chief Elmer Turner stated that an investigation would be made as to the possibilities of arson.

TUESDAY:  In last Saturday’s local option election held in the city limits of Bowling Green, the city became the first in the state of Kentucky to vote “wet” since 1952.  The Committee for Law- and- Order recorded a 2,750 vote majority in an election that totaled the highest number of votes in the city’s history.

WEDNESDAY:  An expansion of the Animal Clinic Building is nearing completion to offer better and more advanced facilities for the farmers.

THURSDAY:  Glasgow Fire Chief Russell “Crook” Francis received a Certificate Saturday for special recognition for his services as instructor in the annual fire school at the University of Kentucky.  Also, he was recently awarded a lifetime membership in the Kentucky Firemen’s Association.

FRIDAY:  The demolition of the Elliot Service Station on the southeast corner of Main and Broadway, is underway to make room for expansion of the A&P Store.  Also, the former building of the Busy Bee Café will be removed to complete a “Wide Look” while driving north on Broadway.  The building on the southwest corner has already given way for more modern improvement.






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