Ellis Rice, owner and manager of Rice’s Radio Electric said today he plans to move to a new location. Having outgrown our facilities, we are constructing a new brick building on East Main St. The new facility will be equipped with the most modern testing equipment available. ¶ We even plan to have a self-service dept. so the customers can test his own tv tubes if he so desires. ¶ Shop men are J. B. Doyle and H. A. Houchens, Curtis Jump is our delivery and antenna man. ¶ Rice has been in full time radio and electronic work for over 21 years. He is a member of the Lion’s Club, Chamber of Commerce and Mammoth Cave Radio Club. ¶ Rice is a licensed pilot, he originally came from Paintsville. He married the former Eleanor Bybee, they have two children, Charles 12 and Eric 2.
The following were elected last night as officers of the next term of the Glasgow Lions Club: Lawrence Botts, president; L. Felix Murray, first vice president; Lawrence Tidrow, second vice president; Paul Sabens, treasurer; Morris Butler, secretary; Jesse Rayburn, Lion Tamer; David Bailey, tail twister; Joe Depp and Chris Grinstead, directors.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Two Glasgow student have been elected to offices in the Student Bar association at the University of Kentucky Law School. There are only 5 elected positions from the Law School. ¶ Henry H. Dickinson, second year student, was elected vice president of the Student Bar and Carroll M. Redford, Jr. was elected to the position of treasurer of the same organization. Redford is the only first year student obtaining an elected position. Dickinson recently received the second-year award for outstanding work in the field of property.
Glasgow High continued to dominate the SCKC tennis loop as they won the first-place cup on the local courts Wednesday in the doubles matches and will gain both first and second place trophies in the singles. ¶ The singles finals are to be finished Thursday, but will be between two GHS stars, Bill Poteet and Don Craig. They teamed up to win the doubles cup. Last year it was the same situation, Bobby Travis winning the singles in beating teammate Craig and Travis with Earl Jackson taking the doubles.
The Glasgow Business and Women’s Club annual “Bosses Night” banquet was held Thursday night with about 150 bosses, club members and other guests present. The climax of the evening came with the selection of Dr. C. C. Howard as “Boss of the Year”. This award was started last year. ¶ Mrs. Beulah Nunn introduced the guest speaker of the evening, her brother, Dr. Edward Cornelius, Dean of Business Administration of the Tennessee Polytechnic Institute at Cookeville. His topic was “The New Dynamic South”.
- B. Hanson, Executive Assistant to the President, National Park Concessions Inc., Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, left recently for his third year as manager of McKinley Park Hotel, Mt. McKinley National Park, Alaska. He was accompanied by Mrs. Hanson who will be in charge of the hotel office. ¶ Several others from Mammoth Cave park and area will go to McKinley Park also.
Major “Buck” Jones, U.S. Air Force officer and Glasgow native is scheduled to land his super jet plane in London, England today in the first half of an extraordinary mission of good will between the U.S. and England. ¶ Major Jones is one of three Air Force pilots commissioned by President Eisenhower to fly to England’s Queen Elizabeth commemorating the 350thanniversary of the founding of the colony of Jamestown. ¶ By coincidence, Mrs. Maynard Jackson of Horse Cave, sister of Major Jones, and daughter, Lt. Betty Jane Jackson are in London and staying in the same hotel where the Air Force pilots have reservations.
The Glasgow Police Dept. reported Wednesday that a dog poisoner is at work in Glasgow after several pets or children living on Cedar and Walnut streets have died. ¶ Capt. E. M. Bell notified the Times that sandwich meat poisoned with strychnine has been scattered in yards. ¶ The dog poisoner is a potential child murderer as young children often pick up food particles in the yards and eat it.
Both the T. J. Samson and District 6 State Tuberculosis Hospitals will observe National Hospital Week next Monday, it was announced Thursday. It will be in keeping with recognition of the birth date of Florence Nightingale. ¶ T. J. Samson program will consist of greetings from Gene Abell, board member; annual awarding of service pins to veteran employees by Winn Davis, Chairman of the board trustees, also awarding of prizes for the annual “Suggestion Contest” on the topic “What I would want if I were a patient of the hospital”. Mrs. Sophia Childers, LPN will deliver a talk on “Practical Nurses”.
Pictured above, left to right: Miss Rachel Kinslow, Mrs. B. D. Sanderfur, a customer, Miss Wanda Hatler, and Mrs. Rutha Buckley, Owner.
Installed recently as officers of the Hiseville Chapter of Future Farmers of America were Jesse Brown, president; Robert Jones, treasurer; Roy London, sentinel; Sam Strader, Jr, vice president; Joe Coleman, reporter and Cecil Steen, secretary.
Johnnie W. Taylor, Glasgow and Carl A. Taylor, Los Angeles, brothers, met for the first time when Carl arrived for a visit with the Johnnie Taylor family at their Franklin St. Home. ¶ A son of the late Mr. & Mrs. John S. Taylor, Carl Taylor left Glasgow 44 years ago, 5 years before Johnnie was born. This visit marks his first time to return to his native home town. He said the only thing that looked familiar was the court house. He well remembered the old watering trough, the old bandstand and the style blocks that once adorned the square. Mr. Taylor was a veteran of WWI and a former professional boxer.
Thieves were at work again within the city limits over the weekend. Moran Motors located at the corner of Wayne and South Green was entered Saturday night or Sunday and a cigarette machine was broken into. About $30-$40 was taken in quarters but no cigarettes were missing. ¶ Also reported broken into was the L.L. Morris Supply Company on West Main. Entrance was gained sometime after closing Saturday. ¶ An attempt was made to blow open the safe using putty and a dynamite cap around the edge of the safe door, but police say all that happened was putty was blown all over the office.
Despite progress made during the past four years, far too many Kentuckians still die unnecessarily, especially children, from such diseases as diphtheria, polio, tetanus, typhoid and whooping cough. ¶ This view was expressed by C. C. Howard M.D., Glasgow Chairman of the Ky. State Assn. Public Health Committee. ¶ “Provisional figures for 1956 show a 70% reduction in deaths due to diphtheria, typhoid, smallpox, polio, tetanus and whooping cough in Ky. since 1953. Dr. Howard said “but the unnecessary death toll remains too high”.
Alf Bray, 48-year-old farmer and part time minister of the Summer Shade community was killed instantly on his farm Monday afternoon when a team ran away throwing him from the wagon as he was hauling water. He suffered a broken neck. ¶ He was born July 18, 1908, the son of the late Jim and LouizaHarlin Bray, both from Monroe County.
Flipped Over – Jimmy Manion, 17 and his sister, Betty, 14, both of Temple Hill, were uninjured when this accident occurred near Temple Hill Wednesday. Manion told and investigating officer that he met two gravel trucks driving side by side and he headed for the ditch. About $750 damage resulted to the auto.
Plans are well underway for the second annual “Miss Barren County Fair” beauty contest to be held July 24 during the American Legion sponsored Barren County Fair, according to John Worsham post commander. ¶ The names of the following contestant and the school they represent are entered in the beauty show: Mary Verna Alexander, Gerry Sue Pedigo, Nancy Coppage and Jeanette Sturgeon, Hiseville; Wanda Steenbergen, Lucy Bunch, Becky Monroe and Joan McGlasson, Glasgow; Margo Richardson, Betty Lou Phillips, Doris Overfelt and Betty Sue Sexton, Memorial; Gloria Clymer, Rebecca Payton, Janice Doyle and Judy Rhea Farris, Caverna; Betty Shelton, Runelle Bull, Barbara Rhoten and Janice Mosby, Austin-Tracy, Betty McGuire and Mollie Sue Oliver, Temple Hill.
A former Glasgow resident has been elected to a key student office at The College of the Bible, Lexington. Joe W. Aspley, Jr., has been chosen to serve, during the 1957-58 year a president of the board of directors of the College of Bible Student Cooperative Bookstore. ¶ Mr. Aspley is a son of Joe W. Aspley now a resident of Louisville and Mrs. Beulah Nunn of Glasgow. He is serving as minister of the Christian Church at North Pleasureville in Henry County.
The words Travis and tennis have long been synonymous in the minds of Glasgowians in the past few years so it wasn’t a big surprise to local sport followers that former GHS tennis champ, Freddy Travis, a senior at Centre College, had copped the coveted Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference singles championship. The outstanding feature of Travis’s latest accomplishment is the fact that he had not played collegiate tennis until 1957, his final year at Centre. Travis is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Horace Travis of Glasgow and standout performer in football and tennis at Glasgow High.
William H. (Tubby) Grissom, Glasgow real estate agent won the nomination for Mayor of the city of Glasgow with an 844 vote majority over L. J. Neumeister . Other winners were: Newberry, Jones, Redford, Gillenwater, Fant, Riherd, Jewell, Doyle and Dearing.
Wilbur “Shorty” Jamerson, former University of Kentucky Halfback was signed Monday as football coach at Glasgow High School, Principal Gene C. Farley announced. ¶ Mr. Jamerson is working on his Masters at Morehead College. He will move here in August. ¶ Since graduation he has coached for Morehead High for three years.
A film relating to the Jaycee project of a local “drag strip” was viewed Tuesday by the Glasgow Jaycees at their meeting at the Spotswood Hotel. The film was shown by two members of the local Silver Wheels chapter, Barlow Ropp and Richard Wheeler. ¶ New member, Carter Hooks was welcomed into the Jaycees. ¶ Jaycee president Charles Honeycutt appointed Dr. B.D. Sanderfur,chairmen of the Jaycees Junior Golf Tournament and Carter Hooks and Carroll Knicely chairmen of the Clean-up, Paint up, Fix-up project.
RECEIVE RECOGNITION – Glasgow High School Coach Sam Sears, Jr. stands at right in picture with these GHS stars who received special awards Friday night at the athletic banquet. They are left to right Robert and Barty Dickinson, Joel Wilson, Freddie Ganter, and Doug Hovious. Guest speaker was Western’s Basketball Coach Ed Diddle.
The prospects for a new industry in Cave City were revealed at a recent meeting of the Cave City Chamber of Commerce. Plans were discussed for a $30,000 factory that will engage in the manufacture of cherry picture frames and cherry base lamps. At peak operation, the new enterprise would employ about 100 people.