May 1 – GT
Richard Smith Age 9 and Edgar Lee Ford age 5 were lucky to escape death when a dynamite cap the pounded exploded Saturday afternoon and inflicted only minor injuries about the hands and face of both the lads. ¶ Smith, older of the boys had secured fifty caps and a lot of fuse from the city quarry nearby. Entrances was effected to the storehouse by wire hook. Smith is now in jail awaiting action of the June grand jury. ¶ Not 50 steps from where the cap was exploded , the city had 260 pounds of dynamite stored in its magazine for quarry work. It was indeed fortunate that the explosion occurred away from this dynamite.
May 2 – GT
WILL SANDERS RAT-KILLING FERRETS ARE ON THE JOB
Will Sanders has a couple of rat-hunting ferrets that surely know how to snap out life of rodent without losing time about it. ¶ These little animals, quick as a spring and of snake like propensities when it comes to squeezing into a hole, dive head first into rat burrows and, after considerable squealing and kicking about emerge with Mr. Rat dead as a mackerel. ¶ It is a treat to watch them work. If you have rats that are too wary to trap or poison, send for Mr. Sanders and his ferrets.
May 3 – GT
Mammoth Cave-Cave City road is boulevard practically, and in better condition than ever before known, thanks to the State Highway Department and citizens of the cave section. ¶ And it is hard to understand why anybody with sense at all would report otherwise. If you doubt what we say, jump in your machine some Sunday and make the trip. Great Onyx Cave, New Entrance, Crystal and Mammoth Caves are now just as accessible and easy to reach as your dining room when you are hungry.
May 4 – REP
Numerous complaints to the city authorities on the flagrant violations of the automobile-lighting ordinances have resulted in instructions being issued to officers to see that the ordinances are complied with. Unless the automobile owners cooperate, it is quite possible that the officers will swell the docket in Judge Boles’ court. ¶ The particular offenses on which the officers have been instructed to watch are glaring lights; one-lights and the absence of tail-lights.
May 5 – REP
JAILOR PROVES TO BE JONAS’ JONAH
For the fourth time in his career as a jail bier Jonas Starks who is awaiting trial at this time on a liquor charge, the second offense which carries a pen sentence, tried to escape from the county jail yesterday. It so happened that Jailor Woodcock was in the back yard and heard something peculiar going on inside and upon investigation found Starks picking a hole in the wall. ¶ About two years ago, Starks made his escape but was caught by Policeman Walkup on Snoddy’s Hill. On two other occasions her failed to get out. He will probably remain in the cage from now on as Lee is not anxious to be out $25 on him.
May 8 – REP
Scarcely a meeting of the Fiscal Court that Hal Houchens, manager of the County Farm doesn’t report with a deposit slip for something he has sold. Recently he showed a nice profit from a litter of pigs and Tuesday he reported $295 from the sale of a small bunch of cattle which he has been grazing. He doesn’t ask for money – he brings it in.
May 9 – REP
Marvels will never cease, and the latest to us is the new automatic Victrola that has been installed in brother Frei’s confectionery. ¶ The machine is the latest development of the Victor people and is equipped with and automatic arrangement whereby 12 records may be placed in its magazine and a continuous concert will be rendered – The machine changing each record after it has been played. ¶ And after it has played the 12 records – it will stop automatically. In plain English it “beats anything” we’ve ever seen in its line. Drop around and see it.
May 10 – REP
Eight graduates will receive diplomas from the Hiseville High School in graduating exercises to be held at the school auditorium tomorrow. The class is made up of Jennie E. Depp, Maydell Flannigan, Carolyne Owens, Lillian Mayfield, Mary E. Jones, Catherine Hatcher, Dan Montgomery and Roderick Smith. ¶ The school has closed a very successful session under the direction of Prof. Sam L. Gaskins, whom it is understood has been selected for position of principal for the next session.
May 11 – REP
The City Council met Tuesday night and opened the bids for construction of the asphalt street from the asphalt pike on North Race to the asphalt of South Green which includes the north and east sides of the public square, in other words from the city limits on the north to the city limits on the south, including two side of the public square, a distance of one and one quarter mile. ¶ Five bidders were on hand but the contract was given to the R B Tyler Co. of Louisville, their bid being $62,744, $9,695 lower than the next bidder.
May 12 – REP
Sunday Morning a large swarm of bees settled on the rear wall of the Baptist Sunday School building near the second story window and after investigating evidently decided to make the location permanent as they began early Monday morning gathering Baptist honey, according to Mr. F N Bradford who states they are beyond a question Baptist bees. Mr. Bradford’s statement is accepted as he has for a long time been recognized as authority not only on Baptists, but bees as well.
May 15 – REP
Earl Hatchett and Carl Greer, both well-known young automobile mechanics have opened a garage in the building being vacated by the Farmers Garage and invite their friends to call on them and invite their friends to call on them. They will conduct a general garage and tire business in connection with a filling station in which they will handle exclusively “Glyco” gasoline. ¶ Definite plans have not been announced but is reported that a modern and attractive filling station will be constructed on the corner lot now occupied by a shed.
May 16 – REP
E S Mayes of Springfield, recent purchaser of the Glasgow Water Co. spent Saturday in Glasgow looking over the local situation with a view to making some improvements. ¶ It is understood he proposed to lay an 8-inch main form the city limits on North Race along the north and east sides of the square and down South Green to the city limits, the route of the proposed permanent street. All service connection would be replaced with brass or wrought iron connection. ¶ The elimination of dead-end mains and the possible construction of mains in the Kingdom and on McKinney street and the installation of several new fire hydrants are under consideration.
May 18 – REP
Raymond Saunders, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wirt Saunders of the South Fork community suffered an infected arm as a result of a bite by a rat in town last week. ¶ Young Saunders together with a group of persons had a “rat fight” down in front of Redford’s store and after everyone had taken a parry at the rat which they had cornered the youth picked it up – much to the rat’s displeasure apparently as it proceeded to take a bite out of his arm. ¶ Two or three days later the youth’s arm began to swell and red streaks began to make their appearance but it is believed that prompt medical attention has caused a halt of the infection.
May 19 – GT
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May 22 – REP
NO COURT FOR THIS WOMAN
There are different ways of handling similar situations. For instance, 3 suits for divorce have been filed since last week. ¶ And — Monday night a young married woman being informed that her husband was at the picture show — with another party, immediately proceeds to said picture show and take seat behind said couple who were ostensibly extremely interested in the picture. ¶ A few moments of “watchful waiting’ — then she reaches over, grabs said party by the hair and proceeds to ruin that schoolgirl’s complexion. Husband make effort to effect an armistice but is rewarded by volley of wallops that cause him to reach for hat and beat hasty retreat with lawful mate in hot pursuit, but he makes successful escape. ¶ Wife returns to scene of the encounter, accompanies the party, who is some cases would have been a “correspondent” as it were, to a dark spot around the corner and then proceeds to finish ruining school girl’s complexion.
May 23 – REP
MUNFORDVILLE MAY BE A RAILROAD CENTER
Articles of incorporation for the Hart & Grayson Railroad Co., Louisville, capitalized at $100,000 were approved Tuesday by the secretary of state. The company proposes to operate and maintain a line from Munfordville to Grayson Springs in Grayson and Hart counites. The incorporators were Louisville men.
May 24 -REP
Buyers in “Virginia Terrace” which were placed on the block last week by Walter Taylor Realty Co., made no mistake in their purchases if sales a few days later can be taken as an indicator. Lots bought by Sam Sears were sold to A E Ely; an interest by W P Mansfield in a purchase with Mr. Ely were sold to Mr. Ely at nice profits, and we are informed that the purchaser plans the errection of two modern bungalows within the near future. ¶ Flattering offers are also said to have been made for several units on Red Lane. [It appears that Virginia Terrace Subdivsionwas located in the Cleveland Ave./Sunset Ave area -RG]
May 25– REP
And Georgie is not with us anymore. ¶ George Jackson who was convicted last week on a liquor charge and who is said to have furnished the officers information that led to the conviction of three others on liquor charges, was working with Thad Renfro’s Labor Battalion until Monday morning. ¶ It so happened that on the same detail with him were the three who perhaps felt like he was responsible for their having become entangled with the law and things might not have been very pleasant. At any rate while the outfit was laboring on Red Lane, Jackson gave the gang the “good-bye” and hasn’t been seen nor heard from since.
May 26 – REP
NEW CORN MILL
At the filling station two and one-half miles north of Glasgow we have installed a new feed crusher and corn mill and will do custom grinding on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Will appreciate your patronage. – Piercy and Forbis
May 29 – REP
Lieutenant Commander Haiden Trigg Dickinson of the U S Navy and Mrs. Honor Maury of Washington, D C were married in Washington Saturday according to a telegram received by his parents Mr. & Mrs. T. P. Dickinson. No other details of the wedding and further plans of the couple were not revealed in the telegram.
May 30 – GT
JOE LEFTWICH IS NOW IN TAXI BUSINESS FOR SELF
Joe Leftwich has resigned his position with the Service Bus Company and is now engaged in the taxi business. He has new Fords (open and closed cars) and can be found either at Hotel Liberty or at his home, phone 484. Joe is one of the safest drivers and most dependable gentlemen in the city. Call him when in need.
May 31 – REP
The site of the Community Hospital was tentatively located on the Hutcherson-Baker-Renfro property on the North Jackson’ Highway by the Advisory Board following a conference last Friday with H J Southmayd, director of the Commonwealth Fund who is participating in the construction of the local plant. ¶ The location was decided upon subject to a report of a survey now being made which will show the cost of sewer and water connections. ¶ The site selected is indeed a beautiful one. Located on top of the hill with a view of two valleys, one toward Glasgow, the other toward Beaver Creek with possible entrances in two point on the asphalt road.