August 1960 PDF Print
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 08:21


MONDAY:   The problem with finding a parking space at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital will soon be history, according to Mr. William Kimbell, Administrator.

An additional parking lot has already been completed at the rear of the hospital and more than a thousand truck loads of dirt (with more to be added) from the Weldon Subdivision, have been dumped on the lawn in front of the hospital to add still another lot that will accommodate approximately 75 cars.  This will be blacktopped after the newly moved dirt has settled.

TUESDAY:  Carroll Morris Redford, Jr., 26 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll M. Redford, has returned to Glasgow to become associated with his father in the general practice of law.  He is a member of the Barren County, Kentucky State, and American Bar Associations.

     Young Redford was educated in the Glasgow elementary schools and attended Glasgow High School.  He was graduated from Kentucky Military Institute in 1952 with a scientific degree.  Redford attended Vanderbilt University for his college training where he majored in psychology and minored in chemistry and biology and graduated in 1956.  He received his law degree in 1959.

WEDNESDAY:  Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Luther Jewell Dennison son of William Dennison, please notify the Local Draft Board at OL1-5105.  It is very important that all registrants must keep their local draft board advised of any change in their status.

THURSDAY:  J. J. Newberry Company Assistant Manager George R. Davis, floor lady, Mary Ed Chamberlain, and sales lady, Carrie Grace will be in Birmingham, Ala. Two weeks to assist in the opening of a J. J. Newberry Co. store in Eastwood Shopping Center.  This will be one of Newbery’s largest stores in the south.

FRIDAY:  One of the fastest construction projects in Glasgow has been the new motel on the Happy Valley Road.  Most of the outside work on the 31 units has been completed and plans to call for the rooms to be available to the public on or near Labor Day. 


MONDAY:  OLD TIME CAMP MEETING:  Elder W. H. Howard will begin a tent meeting near the crossing of highways No. 90 and No. 163, near Beaumont (13 miles north of Tompkinsville) on Monday night, services each night at 7:45.  He will be preaching on “The Doctrines of True Baptists.”

TUESDAY: TWINS FOR THE GROOMSES:  Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Grooms, Glasgow, (she the former Rosa Coulter), are the proud parents of twin girls born at the Community Hospital.  Nina Gay and Lisa Gayle are the names chosen for the new daughters.

WEDNESDAY:  Bids will received until 2:00 p.m. DST, August 31, at the City Building for the new Sewage Disposal Plant and Outfall Lines.

THURSDAY:  Alex Elin, son of Seymour Elin of Spring Hills, Glasgow, has been accepted as a student at Berklee School of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he will embark on a four year course this fall.  His studies will cover subjects ranging from music arranging techniques and composition to professional instrumental coaching and modern harmony.

     Well known to Glasgow residents for his outstanding musical talents, Alex has played saxophone for six years and has appeared with many professional bands in the Glasgow area.  Berklee’s recognized as education center for the study of modern American music offers unlimited opportunity to a young man of Alex’s talents for its distinguished graduates includes top musicians, arrangers, TV and radio musical directors, vocalists, and teachers.

FRIDAY:  T/Sgt. Ellis Jones, who has been stationed on Okinawa, is expected to arrive in Glasgow this weekend for a visit with his father, Mr. H. D. Jones, Mrs. Jones and other members of the family.  Ellis’s son, Ensign Carroll Jones and Mrs. Jones plan to join their family this weekend, enroute to San Diego, Calif., where he will be stationed.  Mrs.Ellis Jones and son Tommy, returned early in July, from Okinawa, and have been visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lester Absher, at Adolphus. 
                                                                                  AUGUST 16 – AUGUST 20

MONDAY:  Glasgow’ youngest feminine golfer, Brenda High, left over the weekend to enter the  Junior USGA  Golf Tournament to be held Monday in Tulsa, Okla.

TUESDAY:  Fire of undetermined origin Monday night completely destroyed a barn on the farm of Neal Bishop near the South Fork Road.  Some 700 bales of newly harvested hay and the milking parlor were included in the loss.  The Glasgow Fire Department was called to the scene and prevented the blaze from destroying nearby buildings.

WEDNESDAY:  To relieve crowded conditions at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital plans are being formulated to add a new 60 room addition to the present facilities.

THURSDAY:   JET AGE SQUIRRELS:  A pleasure trip squirrel hunting almost turned into a nightmare it seemed to O. D. Bowles.  Mr. Bowles was squirrel hunting in the woods on his farm east of Eighty Eight Tuesday when he heard a terrific explosion.  He was to learn later that he was only one of many area residents frightened by the mysterious noise, still unexplained but theorized as a jet breaking the sound barrier.  Mr. Bowles immediately returned home and at wasn’t until later in the day he remembered the squirrels and returned to the farm to bag the limit.

FRIDAY:  BUSY WEEK FOR THE STORK:  Old man Stork has had a busy time of it this week with twenty-eight babies born at the Samson Hospital since our publication last Wednesday.  And to prove what an efficient bird he is, he made twin runs to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Walker, Edmonton, Route 2, with twin boys, Jerry Harbet and Barry Russell, and to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Bull of Park City, A girl, Francine Rena, and a boy, Frederick Lee.  The Bull babies mead a double pride to Mr. Fred Pardue, who became Grandpa for the first and second time in one swell swoop.



MONDAY:  The newest addition to the Glasgow School District, the Happy Valley Elementary is near completion for the opening of classes on September 6 and will serve children in the first six grades who live in the northwest section of the city.  Mr. Carter Hooks, a former teacher in the school system, is Principal of the new school.    

TUESDAY:  For the first time in many years, the citizens of Glasgow will be offered the opportunity of participating in bowling both as a pastime and in league competition.  The lanes are scheduled to open September 3 and the leagues are now being formed for play Monday thru Thursday night.  Mr. Razzie Kirchner is the manager.

WEDNESDAY:  Glasgow’s newest race track, the “Pee Wee Speedway” began operations Tuesday night one mile from the city on Happy Valley Road adjacent to the Valley View Subdivision.

     Operated by Montie Marr, the track features the ever-popular “Go-Carts” seven days a week from 1:00 p.m. to midnight.

THURSDAY:  Mayor  William H. Grissom has announced that negotiations have been completed entering the city into an agreement with John Botts and Robert Lessenberry for the purchase of approximately 17 acres of land for the purpose of expanding Gorin Park facilities.

     This property is situated generally north of the present park along the creek and joins the New Salem Road and the housing project.

     Tentative plans call for the development of a nine-hole “chip and putt”  municipal golf course, plus expansion of present picnic and recreational development procedures which are underway.

FRIDAY:  Neighbors and friends of Mr. John Y Mosby gathered at their farm and cut aand put the tobacco crop in the barn.  There were 10 tractors and 60 men and they made short work of the acreage.

     Women visiting with Mrs. Mosby were:  Mrs. Frank Baise, Mrs. T. W. Garrett, Mrs. Dogue Carver, Mrs. Bedford Armstrong and Nancy, Mrs. Arnold Wyatt and Jo Ann, Mrs. Lelia Mosby and Mrs. Chandler Wyatt and Jimmy.

     Refreshments were served.

     Mr. and Mrs. Mosby wish to thank everyone for their kindness and consideration in their sickness. 

MONDAY:  Father Edward Boyle and Father Alfred Rogers, who for the past four years have been the priest at St. Helens Catholic Church, plan to leave the middle of next week for a parish in New York City.  Replacing them will be Father John V. Garrone of New York and Father Daniel Sheehan of Lenox, Mass.

TUESDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Jolly returned Tuesday from a ten-day vacation in St. Louis where they visited Mrs. J. H. Jolly, and to Benton Harbor, Mich., where they visited Mrs. Jolly’s brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Johnson.  They report a most enjoyable trip as they traveled several super highways, including one called The Golden Mile, between Detroit and Chicago.  It is reported to have cost a million dollars a mile.    









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