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ARCHIVES FOR OCTOBER 1958

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10-01

It is with pleasure and pride this week that J. Mitchell Ellis, president of the Geo. J. Ellis Drug Co., announced the return to Glasgow and the affiliation with the local concern, of Joe Donald Taylor, 30, who will become associated with the “Corner Drug Store” as Pharmacist and Assistant Manager of the Pharmacy Dept. and member of the board of directors of the Corporation.

10-02

HAYWOOD SCHOOL “BOYS” TO HOLD REUNION SATURDAY

Former boy students of the old Haywood school are set for a reunion next Saturday, at the old grounds, which will be a grand getting together, a pot-luck supper, and a magic show by one of the schools now nationally known magicians, Harry L. Collins. [Harry Leon Collins (April 27, 1920 – May 3, 1985) was the official corporate magician for the Frito-Lay company from 1970 until his death. He was also a Marine during World War II. Known as both “Mr. Magic” and “The Frito-Lay Magician”, Collins entertained across the globe while promoting Frito-Lay products.  Collins was born In Glasgow, Ky. – RG]

10-03

Paul Biggers, Jr., has accepted a position as manager of Gray & Crenshaw building supplies and interior decorators, and will assume his duties there, Monday Oct. 6th.  Mr. and Mrs. Biggers and children are moving from Owensboro Friday and have rented the ELXY residence at 204 Liberty St.

10-04

Fourteen-year old Gary May, a member of the Junior High football team, suffered a broken right arm Monday while practicing at the Calvary Field.  Gary is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Austin May.

10-05

Judge and Mrs. Louie B. Nunn and children Jenny Lou and Steve are moving back to their home at 1212 South Green St.  The Nunn’s have been residing at the former Baptist Church parsonage while their house, which was gutted by fire in May, was being remodeled.

10-08

Five building on the site of the Municipal Parking Lot, on Main and Liberty Street, were sold at auction for $1,020 Tuesday.  All are to be moved within thirty days.  The “diner” and Huffman’s Barber Shop went to Henry Farris, the old Cartwright home went to M. L. Drane, the brick apartment adjoining the Cartwright home went to Harry Berry and the garage apartment went to Warren Willoughby.

10-09

Lebanon Tenn – Cadet Jerry L. Ream, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll W. Ream, S. Green St. has been appointed to apposition on the staff of the Castle Heights Military academy newspaper.  He will serve as reporter on the Cavalier.  The Cavalier is rated an All-American publication by the National Scholastic Press Assoc.

10-10

Prospects for two industrial plants which would provide employment at the outset for between 425 and 500 persons, were taken two steps up the ladder to the City Meeting Tuesday and Wednesday nights, when they gave firs and second reading to ordinances which would authorize bond issues totaling $85,000.  The plants are J. O. Frank, a poultry processing plant and a garment plant for the Southern Mfg. Co.  This plant would be constructed on the old White Place opposite Ashland Oil on W. Main. [I don’t think the garment plant was built? -RG]

10-11

Carroll M. Redford, Jr., was recently elected a representative to the University of Kentucky Student Congress.  Young Redford, who is a senior in the University Law School, was elected treasurer of the Student Bar Assn., his second year and this past spring he was elevate to the office of Vice-president of that organization.

10-12

Summer Shade’s distinguished son and Glasgow’s talented surgeon, Dr. C. C. Howard, was recipient of another outstanding honor Tuesday when he was awarded the “Governor’s Medallion” by Governor A. B. Chandler.  Dr. Howard is Chairman of the State Tuberculosis Hospital Commission, and member of the State Commission for Public Health.  Dr. Howard received his medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1911.

10-15

At the 42nd annual meeting of the Kentucky Association of Chiropractors held last week at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, Dr. Lyle E. Snavely was elected to the office of vice-president.  Dr. Snavely has practiced in Glasgow for 10 years and during that time has held several offices in the district and state.

10-16

The Annual Harvest Ball will be held Saturday night, for members of the Country Club.  Music will be provided by the Troyce Hutcherson Band of Clarksville, Tenn.  Hostesses for the occasion are Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Goodman, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Wells.

10-17

ROYALTY AT FOUNTAIN RUN SCHOOL FESTIVAL

Tommy Gumm, son of Mrs. Ruby Gumm and the Late Joe L. Gumm, was elected King; Linda Veach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ebert Veach was elected Queen.

10-18

YELLOW CAB CO. – MOVING VAN

AUCTION SALE!

Friday, Oct 31, 1958

Location – On West Main Street, Across form the Standard Farm Store in Glasgow.

Sale No. 1 – Complete Yellow Taxicab Fleet with 10 State Permits.  Includes 7 cabs with advertising racks.

Sale No. 2 – Sale of Complete Moving Van Business. – Includes a 1955 Two-Ton Ford Truck with a 16 foot van bed with foot tailgate, pads, dolly etc.

Mr. M. H. Bishop, Owner

10-19

Formal dedication of the E. B. Terry Elementary School will be conducted Thursday evening, October 30th.  A portrait of the late Prof. Edwin Burch Terry will be presented by Mrs. Ralph Grooms of Louisville, a 1913 member of the class of Glasgow Graded School.

10-22

SOUTHERN KENTUCKY’S BIG TOBACCO SHOW AND FESTIVAL HERE WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5th.

$8,460 IN PRIZES TO BE ANNOUNCED

The Festival on the Square will include entertainment by the Glasgow High School Band, Pat Kingrey and his Kentuckians; and addresses by all candidates for Governor will speak.

Prizes include a Ford Pickup, a deep freeze and a tobacco setter.

10-23

His many friends throughout Glasgow and this section will regret to learn of the decision of Cornell C. Clarke to resume his work in the educational field following his resignation as manager of F. P. Williams Company and Hill’s Firestone Store.

10-24

Miss Lelia Ann Dickinson, senior music major at Transylvania College, was awarded a $100  scholarship by Pi Kappa Alumni chapter of Phi Beta at a dinner at the Lafayette Hotel.  She is the daughter of Judge and Mrs. Brents Dickinson, Jr.

10-25

GRAND OPENING

EVANS SUPPLY CO.

Glasgow’s Newest Amoco Station

Corner South Green and College Streets.

W. George Evans, Owner

Employees: Runell Bulle, bookkeeper, Red Sisco, Shop Forman, Shorty Riddle, Mechanic, Bill Evans, General Manager, Ralph Boils, Night Manager. Kenneth Matthews, Tractor Dept., Depp Thompson, Parts, Claude Carter, Station Mgr., Marshall Stephens, Service Mgr., Francis Read, Secretary [present location of Glasgow Ins. – RG]

10-26

TWO GRAND JURIES HAVE CONDEMNED THE COURTHOUSE AND JAIL!

April 1958 and Sept. 1958

As a business-like method of providing funds for correcting these conditions you Riscal Court authorized a bond issue to be submitted to the people on November 4.

REMODEL THE PRESENT STRUCTURE

Provide Fireproof Vaults – Provide a safe, sanitary and fireproof Courthouse – Provide sanitary public restrooms – Provide adequate confinement quarters for mentally disturbed persons, juveniles and county prisoners – Provide public building of which Barren Co. citizens will be proud

VOTE YES for COURTHOUSE and JAIL ISSUE

10-29

The Glasgow School for Practical Nursing is accepting application for the next class which will star next February.  Applicants mush be 17 years of age, have two years of high school or it’s equivalent and give references of good moral character.  The school provides room and board, uniforms, laundry of uniforms and books.  The student receives a stipend of $25 per month for the first 4 months and $40 per month for the last 8 months.  The tuition for the entire course is $85.  The Georgia Peterson Memorial Scholarship is a loan fund available to qualified students.

10-30

The following Glasgow High School students appeared on the Five O’clock Hop featuring Dave Overton on Channel 4, WSM TV, Nashville this afternoon: Bud Groce, Bobby Forrest, Linda Allen, Martha Gabbard, Marilyn Johnson, Richard Thomas, Riley Handy, Jerry Froedge, Jackie Leech, and Billy Rodgers.

10-31

NEW BOY SCOUT PATROL AND CUB SCOUT PACK TO BE ORGANIZED

Mr. Harry Clover, Field Executive of the Boy Scouts of America will meet at the Faith Evangelical United Brethren Church on Friday night. Wit all boys and their fathers who are interested in organizing a Scout patrol or Cub Pack or both in that area.  Boys from 8 to 18 are urged to bring their days or come with another boy.

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