August 1941 PDF Print
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AUGUST 7, 1941

Work is expected to start within a short time on a new Baptist church building, to house the 2nd Baptist Church, on Grandview Avenue, it was announced today when the church was accepted into the Liberty Baptist Association.  It is understood that Rev. T. F. Grider has been called as pastor.
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James Norris Gray of Marrowbone, a brother of Mrs. Randolph Wilson and Mrs. Tommy Batchelor, both of this city, has been notified of his acceptance for the Army Air Corps and is awaiting orders that will take him to his training camp.
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Thirty-one 4-H boys and girls from Barren County attended Bingham4–H Camp at Tatham Springs in Washington County last week.  The new camp was bought by Barry Bingham and given to the University of Kentucky for a permanent camp. Marjorie Ann Curd of Cave City and Lucy Byrd Oliver of Glasgow won silver medals; Misses Norma Bridges and Jane Gary of Park City; Martha Wood and Maurie Hunley of Glasgow, and Mr. Carl Whitaker of Cave City won Star Camper ribbons.
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A marriage license was issued in Louisville to Woodford L. Gardner, 27, and
Capitola O. Arterburn, 21, both of Park City.
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The marriage of Miss Frances Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Young of Cave City, and Mr. Howard Malcolm Jones,  son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent R. Jones, Glasgow, was solemnized Monday morning, August 4, at Cave Hill Farm, home of the bride’s parents.  Rev. Sam Ed Bradley performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate families of the bride and groom.
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AUGUST 14, 1941

One of Glasgow’s old landmarks, the J. P. Depp home on East Main Street, was razed by fire of unknown origin shortly after midnight. When discovered, the entire structure was ablaze in the roof from back to front.  The house had been unoccupied for months.
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Mrs. Sallie Mayfield, who has been a member of the faculty of the Glasgow Graded School for many years, has accepted a position as Dean of Women in Fairfax College at Waynesboro, Virginia.  Mrs. Mayfield has been attending George Peabody College in Nashville this summer.
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The following boys from Metcalfe County left recently for military service:  Owen Depp Stephens, Lynn Mackey, and Wilbur Devore, of Randolph;  Stanley Barrett and Ollie Martin England, of Cave Ridge; Russell Reese of Edmonton; and William Albert Matney of Center.
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The electrical storm last Friday evening struck a tobacco barn belonging to Will Ed Steffey, near Beech Grove, and burned it to the ground.  A barn belonging to Joe Gray at Bon Ayr was also struck.
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The Barren County Health Department has announced the schedule for visits to be made to schools to administer immunization shots for typhoid, diphtheria and smallpox.  Four visits will be made to these schools on the designated dates.  Miss Mollie Carmen and Mrs. Nettie Schott will be the nurses in charge.
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AUGUST 21, 1941

Edmonton News: Mr. Ed Bradley, of Good Luck, was severely injured Monday when a wagon load of hay turned over on him.  The accident occurred at his farm there.  He was taken to the Community Hospital for treatment and was reported to be severely injured.
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On Sale at Leech and Davis:  Leaf Gold by W. W. Chamberlain, Glasgow’s own novelist.  A story of the tobacco country with Glasgow and surrounding communities as the setting. This is a book of real distinction.  Your enthusiasm for it as a story will be mingled with your pride over the great accomplishment of a Glasgow writer.  Get your copy today – a first edition for $2.50.
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Joan Rapp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dixon Rapp of Highland Park, celebrated her 7th birthday anniversary Tuesday afternoon with a party.  Among those present were Mary Bethel Payne, Mary Helen Trabue, Ruth Sursa, Barbara Edmunds, Nancy Rose Poteet, Peggy Sue Blankenship, Mary Strode, Patsy Gerald, Nancy Bertram, Dorothy Wood, and Judy Shaw.
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Clifford and Clifton Steele, 16-year-old twin boys of Knob Lick, are in Chicago where they are playing mandolin and guitar over radio station WJJD. They play at the Supper Time Hour from 6:30 to 8:30.
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Will Stovall, 65, of near Knob Lick, was killed last Friday afternoon when a woodshed in which he had taken refuge from an approaching storm, was struck by lightning.  A child, who was in the shed with him, made a run for the house, at Stovall’s suggestion just a few second before the lightning struck.
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AUGUST 28, 1941

Les Moran Takes Over Ford Agency.  Moran Ford Motors will be the firm name of Glasgow’s new Ford distributors who expect to open for business within the next two weeks.  The firm will be headed by Leslie Moran, who has resigned his position with Hampton Cracker Company, in which he will be succeeded by Will H. Goodman.  Mr. Moran’s firm will be Glasgow’s only authorized Ford dealer and will be equipped to give complete sales and service for the Ford line.
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The Glasgow City Schools will open Monday morning, September 1, and around 1500 are expected to enroll for the coming term.  One new department, Agriculture, has been added this year; it will be in the charge of Frank Newberry of Hiseville.  Organization of a Future Farmers of America Club is planned.
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Local “Detective” Gets Man.  We have a new “sleuth” among us in none other than genial Grayson Yancy, who put his “talents” to work this week in Bowling Green and watched-down a racket that had been systematically depleting the tire stocks of the Hill Service station in that city.  When solved, it developed that a tire would be put under the hood of the service truck during the night, then removing it when opportunity presented itself on a service run.  The culprits proved to be service employees.
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Coach Frank Camp has returned from Columbia University where he attended summer school and, with the help of Assistant Coach Herb Lewis, began working with the Scotties football team on Monday.  Coach Camp, in addition to being Head Coach of Athletics, will also be teaching General Science in the Glasgow High school.  Assistant Coach Lewis will be teaching science on the Junior High level.
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Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert James announce the marriage of their daughter, Wilma Frances, to Mr. William A. Allen on August 20 at Smiths Grove, the Rev. H. C. Ogles officiating.  They were accompanied by Miss Josie Hodge and Mr. Homer  Bridges.  They will reside with his father at present.
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William B. Britt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Britt, left yesterday for Canada, where he will endeavor to enlist in the Canadian Royal Air Force, for service to England.  Mr. Britt was discharged from the Army Air School at Randolph Field several months ago, and permit for his visit to Canada for the purpose of enlistment was in conformity with presidential proclamation in keeping with the “aid Britain” policy.
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Underwood Reunion.  Sunday a reunion of the Henry A. “Buck” Underwood children was held at the home of Mrs. H. A. Durham (Florence Underwood) at Westmoreland, Tennessee.  Sunday was the 99th birthday anniversary of their deceased mother, and it was the first time all the children had eaten a meal together in 45 years.  Included in folks attending from Glasgow were Mr. and Mrs. Flem C. Underwood and son, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Underwood and Rollin Underwood.
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Wells-Strader.  Mr. and Mrs. Joe S. Wells announce the engagement of their daughter, Georgia Brent, to Mr. Bruce Strader, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Strader of Hiseville.  The wedding will take place in early September.
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