October 1960 PDF Print
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 15:59

                                                                                                                           OCTOBER 4 – OCTOBER 8

MONDAY:  Mr. George Eiferman, of Beverly Hills, Calif., “Mr. America of 1948,” was in Glasgow during the past weekend to give exhibitions at schools in this area in youth work and body building.  He appeared at Temple Hill High School and Edmonton Elementary School on Friday and was at Park City High School on Monday.
     One of his main acts while at Temple Hill was the lifting above his head a one hundred pound weight with his left hand while playing a trumpet with his right.

TUESDAY:  Glasgow Police Chief A. E. Burnett has received a certificate of recognition for attending a special school on investigation of Arson, which was held in Bowling Green by the Division of Prevention, Department of Safety, and Local, State, Federal, and National Prevention of Automobile Arson Associations.

WEDNESDAY:  The hand of tobacco gracing our window at the Glasgow Republican this week is from North Carolina and when sold brought the handsome price of $76 a hundred.  The tobacco was a gift to Frank D. Wells who was in the Carolina state recently.

THURSDAY:  Five truck loads of trash was collected Thursday afternoon in the city as the climax to the month long clean-up campaign to rid the city, county, and state of excess rubbish.

FRIDAY:  The attention of every youngster is invited to the “Big Attraction” that is scheduled for Denton’s Market next Monday and Tuesday as Smiley Burnette , a long time “side-kick” of Gene Autry in many movies television and personal appearance shows, is scheduled to be at the store on both days, IN PERSON.
     “Poor Richard” invites his customers, and customers to be, to visit his store on those days and meet the one-and-only SMILEY BURNETTE.

                                                                                                                          OCTOBER 11 – OCTOBER 15

MONDAY:  HOUCHENS BROKEN ARM RESULT OF HORSEY STORY:  Sewell Houchens suffered a broken right arm Sunday afternoon when thrown from a horse at a farm on the Roseville Road     .  Our informants tell us that Ringmaster Bailey was on hand at the time, and we wonder if trying to ride a quarter horse with an English saddle could have been a contributing factor to the accident?  Beats us – we have a hard time staying on a merry-go-round.

TUESDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. Hank Royse have purchased the residence of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Davidson on Leslie Avenue and plan to move the latter part of the month.

WEDNESDAY:  Reports indicate a new shoe store will be opening in the near future on the north side of the square in the building being vacated by T. C. Delvaux, Jeweler.  The store, to be known as “The Bootery” will feature popular priced shoes for ladies, children, and will open after complete remodeling.

THURSDAY:  Joe Lane Travis, a native of Temple Hill, will open a Law Office in the Rapp Building on the south side of the square, the latter part of next week.

FRIDAY:  There will be a meeting Friday night at 6:30, DST, at the Kentucky Central Hotel in Campbellsville to discuss the rebuilding and revamping of Highway 68.  State Highway Commissioner Henry Ward and other state officials are scheduled to meet with representatives of cities along the route.  Mayor William H. Grissom, W. E. Cook, President of the Chamber of Commerce; Phil Wells, and representatives from both local papers and the radio station will attend the meeting from Glasgow.

                                                                                                                         OCTOBER 18 – OCTOBER 22

MONDAY:   The public is invited to be present at the Happy Valley Elementary School when the Glasgow Junior Woman’s Club will present a United States flag to the new school in services Monday morning at 9:00 a.m.  Mrs. William Risen, president of the club, will make the presentation.  The Glasgow Band under the direction of Charles Bethel Honeycutt, will furnish musical selections, and a Color Guard from the National Guard will be on hand to raise the flag for the first day.  Mrs. Bobby Biggers and Mrs. James Crow, members of the Junior Woman’s Club, will give interesting talks on the flag.

TUESDAY:  A corn storage building is being constructed at the rear of Farm Services near the Animal Clinic, to better serve the many farmers who use the firm’s services.

WEDNESDAY:  Pvt. Robert E. Moran, 19 son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Moran, and Pvt. Shelby Ray Peden, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Peden are enjoying a fifteen day leave from the Marine Corps.  Bobby and Ray recently completed their Recruit Training at Parris Island, South Carolina whereupon they were transferred to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where they joined the famous 6th Marine Regiment.

THURSDAY:  A new business will open today (Thursday) at the former location of B. S. Lewis and Son location on West Main Street as E. B. “Botts” Myers announces the opening of a paint store and invites his friends to visit him there.

FRIDAY:  Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. will visit Glasgow on Saturday afternoon, at 3:15 p.m., in one stop of a state-wide tour.
                                                                                 OCTOBER 25 – OCTOBER 29

MONDAY:  The huge truck-load of steel seen entering Glasgow Sunday morning carried the 19 sections of radio tower that will be “stacked” skyward to the height of 450 feet as part of the expansion program that has been underway at WKAY for the past few weeks.  After the tower is constructed, Clovis Sadler says that he will take orders for anyone interested in giving the massive structure a paint job.

TUESDAY:  50 STAR AMERICAN FLAGS WILL BE SOLD BY BOY SCOUTS:  The Boy Scouts of Glasgow Troop 113, Jerry Houchens, leader, and Troop 214, Jimmy Simmons, leader, will be calling house to house next week selling the new 50 star American flag.  Everyone should have one of these flags to keep in their homes and businesses to display on July 4th, Veterans Day, Flag Day and other special holidays. 

WEDNESDAY:  The State Hospital Advisory commission has allocated Federal Hill-Burton Funds in the amount of $250,000 for General Expansion of the T. J. Samson Community Hospital.  The allocation is one of 15 made throughout the state.  The expansion will include the addition of 60 beds on the north side of the hospital making a total of 185.  Also other facilities will be expanded to accommodate the added beds.

THURSDAY:  As was noted in the Thursday edition of the Courier Journal, Glasgow’s feminine bowler, Judy Yates, missed the Women’s finalist group by a single pin.  During the competition, Judy registered a total of 3138 (good for a 203 average) compared to a total of 3139 for Alene Gates.  The eliminations were held through an 18 game total.

FRIDAY:  NEW LIGHTING IS UNDERWAY AROUND THE GLASGOW SQUARE:  The new White Way Lighting around the Glasgow Square was turned on Friday night and reports indicate that the 19 new lights will provide 4 ½ times as much light as the old system.  The Glasgow City Council recently authorized the move as the first step in an overall improvement of the street lighting in the city.   The 20,000 lumen mercury vapor lights will cost the city an extra $69.83 monthly.



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