JANUARY 1944 PDF Print
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 14:22

JANUARY 6, 1944

Glasgow has had many fine young men to move into it, but none of them has ever made more friends faster than Coach “Feets” Dougherty, who succeeded Frank Camp at Glasgow High School.  Coach Dougherty is now in Samson Community Hospital where he is being treated for an infected eye.  There appears little possibility that he will retain his sight.

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Traylor Funeral Saturday.  Mrs. Hily Traylor died at the Samson Community Hospital Wednesday morning.  Mrs. Traylor was Hily Baker before her marriage to Joseph Traylor of Cumberland County in 1891.  She was 73 years old on New Year’s Day and had been making her home with her sons on Grandview Avenue since the death of her husband twenty-two years ago.  Funeral services will be held at the home of her son, Gates Traylor, on Grandview Avenue and burial will be in the Glasgow Cemetery .

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Miss Carolyn Howard, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. C.C. Howard, who will receive her B.S. degree from Peabody College in June, is among those students who will be listed in the 1943-44 issue of  “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”  Miss Howard graduated as valedictorian from the Glasgow High School in the class of 1941.  In her senior year there, she was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution, as well as the Daughters of the American Revolution, Good Citizenship Awards, winning 2nd place in the State D.A.R. contest.

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Corporal Veachel Buckingham, from “somewhere in Italy,” wrote to his father that “things are a lot cheaper  here.  A person can get a shave and haircut for 15 cents.” He also reported that he paid five cents for a package of cigarettes.  When he sometimes runs short, he smokes an old pipe.

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6000 Items from Plant Here. More than 6000 articles, including toy wagons, toy wheelbarrows, carts, and puzzles were manufactured here in Glasgow and placed on the market in Louisville, Nashville, St. Louis and many other cities by Linder- Smith Manufacturing Company from their shop in the Big Spring Bottom.

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Waste Paper Needed for War.  Boys and Girls –Gather old paper in your spare time and help our fighters to win the war.  Here is how you do it.  Get your express wagon, wheelbarrow, or baby carriage and start collecting paper.  Be a hunter for Uncle Sam.  We pay 25 cents per 100 pounds for all paper; for all rag bags and any kind of cloth you don’t need, you will be paid 1-1/2 cents per pound.  Bring your collection to the Rear Ration Board office on Front Street.  J.H. Tulloh, Boy Scout Chairman.

JANUARY 13, 1944

Dee Holmes has resigned as mail trucker between the railway station and the post office.  A successor will be named on January 17.

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Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bradshaw and daughter Ruby Nell have moved to an apartment in the “Old Reb” place on South Green Street.  The Bradshaws sold their attractive home on East Main Street to C.R. Overfelt who, with his family, is now occupying the new purchase.

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Dr. and Mrs. C.G. Follis and son Gene were interested spectators at the Sugar Bowl football game in New Orleans on New Year’s Day.  The trip down was made by plane, and back by train.

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AD.  Complete Close-Out of the Fine Clayton-Pedigo Stocks. This Is The End! The Finish!  The final wind-up of Clayton-Pedigo, for years the foremost of Glasgow’s smart stores, distributing famous standard brands of women’s apparel.  Here’s a sensational close-out sale of those famous brands.  Invest in war bonds the money you save.  All Sales Final!  All Sales Cash!  Nothing Reserved.  Building to be emptied within next 30 days.

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County News.  Mr. and Mrs. Cordell Riddle (Amy Gravens) are the parents of a son, Frank Mansfield, who arrived Sunday, January 10.  They are the parents of two other children, all of whom have the distinction of having four grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Gravens and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Riddle, and three great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Blake Riddle and Mrs. Jane Sewell.

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Capt. and Mrs. Fred Ganter of El Paso, Texas are the proud parents of a daughter, LaVece Carr, who arrived on January 11.

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At Plaza Theatre:  “Lassie Come Home” with Bobby McDowall and Donald Crisp. At the Trigg:  “Henry Aldrich Haunts A House” with Jimmy Lydon as Henry. (5)

 

JANUARY 20, 1944

A Few 8th Grade Graduates from Barren County:  from Merry Oaks, Gwendolyn Cole;  from Beckton, Elizabeth Edmunds, Billy Page, Margaret Bunch; from Mt. Ayr:  Henry Donald Edmunds, Arnold Morris;  from Beech Grove, James Harold Siddens;  from Allen, Joanna Gray;  from Park City, Willie Louise Brents; and from Oak Grove, Dorothy Whitney.

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Glasgow Wins Tournament Over Cave City. In a very exciting basketball game here on Saturday night, Glasgow defeated  Cave City 32-21 to take top honors in the County Basketball Tournament.  Arterburn led the Scotties attack with 12 points.  In the semi-finals on Friday night,  Cave City topped Hiseville 44-33, when Glasgow won over Park City 49-27.  At the close of the tournament, the coaches picked an all tournament team of ten players:  Arterburn, Lessenberry and Bertram of Glasgow;  Hogan, Jones and Reynolds of Cave City;  Collins of Austin-Tracy;  Newberry of Hiseville;  Purdue of Park City;  Claywell of Temple Hill.

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Lt. Wendell Butler of the Navy and Pvt.  Thomas Butler of Camp Forrest, TN have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Butler of Sulphur Well.  Having four sons in service, Mrs. Butler has more cake baking than she can do, and she was seen recently in Glasgow buying a supply to send to Morris, who had written that he had “bummed off the other boys so much” he was ashamed , and, please send him some cake.

 

JANUARY 27, 1944

Twin boys were born today to Mr. and Mrs. John Ray Jr. of near Edmonton.  The young men made their arrival on the birthday of their aunt Mrs. Louise Ridley (Mr. Ray’s sister) and their uncle, Mr. Ray’s brother; hereafter, January 20 will be a “triple” day with the Ray family.

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Father and Son Called.  William D.Hensley and his son, Norval Hensley, both living here, have been called for army examination by the Draft Boards of neighboring counties.  This marks the first instance in this county where a father and son, now residents, have been called at the same time.

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4-H Club Organized. A 4-H Club has been organized at Lincoln and officers have been elected:  Burla Neeley, President;  Roberta Riley, Vice President;  Mary Frances Keithley, Secretary;  Evelyn Johnson, Reporter; Burla Neeley, Song Leader. Twelve members were present at this organizational meeting.

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Another WAVE for Barren County.  Miss Anna Mae Fudger was in Cincinnati Tuesday where she completed her examination for entrance into the WAVES and was sworn into that branch of Naval service.  She is now ready for her call to report for boot training at Hunter College, NY and expects to receive her call during February.  Congratulations to Miss Fudger!

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4th War Loan Premiere of “Desert Song.”  This movie is premiering in New York right now and is a plea from our government to the theatres to sell a bond for every theatre seat.  It is a tall order – but the war is a tall order too – and we must sell bonds to win the war.  The movie, in Technicolor, stars Dennis Morgan, Irene Manning, Bruce Cabot and Lynne Overman, and will be shown one day only. Thursday, February 17, at the Plaza Theatre.  Let’s all “back the attack “ and buy a bond!

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Miss Joan (pronounce Jo-ann) Bagby of Beckton and Miss Nadene Welch of Merry Oaks, entered school at the Business University in Bowling Green on Monday, January 21.

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Kenneth Lynn narrowly escaped losing his left eye Monday when a wire pierced the ball while he was doing some repair work at his barn.

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