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Museum Musings

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By The Staff

* Log Cabin, Dec. 28, 1945 -- Marvin Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ross of Cynthiana, last week returned home after graduating from the Repper Auction School, Decatur, Ind. Attending the school were embryo auctioneers from all over North America, who studied under 17 professional yet, practical instructors. Ross was fortunate enough to measure up to the high standards and consequently was not shipped home, as were some of the students. An ad in todays issue announces the service he provides.

* Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 27, 1917 -- Court Day - Large crowd in town Monday in spite of rain and nasty streets. No stock on the market at any moment. The crowd was in a Christmas humor and patronized the stores liberally, all the houses doing a rushing business.

* Wayne Gretzky -- You miss 100 percent of the shots you dont take.

* Cynthiana News, Aug. 24, 1854 -- Moore and Cuson, Dealers in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Cutlery, Queensware, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, Ready Made Clothing, School Books, Stationery, Northcutt Corner, Main and Pike streets.

* Cynthiana News, Jan. 3, 1868 -- Two men named Hultz entered the hotel of J. A. Hamilton at Claysville, with a bottle of whisky, which they purchased elsewhere. They asked for a glass to drink their whisky and being refused, attacked Mr. Hamilton and bruised him up shamefully. On the next day, M. Asbury shot K. R. Jackson in a difficulty, seriously but not mortally. Cause unknown.

* Art Linkletter - Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.

* Cynthiana News, Aug. 24, 1854 -- J. L. Magee, Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware and Cutlery, Patent Medicine, Cotton Yarns, Main Street.

* Cynthiana News, May 3, 1906 -- Fiscal Court meets, grants the Cynthiana and Claysville Railroad Co., permission to construct tracks across the necessary pikes and dirt road where necessary between this city and Claysville. Overall factory granted exemption from taxes for five years.

* 1959 - Said Farmer Brown - Whos Bald - On Top - Wish I Could - Rotate The Crop -- Burma Shave.

From all of us at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, we extend best wishes and congratulations to all the young people who are finishing another year of school and especially to those who are graduating. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed. (98and 3/4 percent guaranteed) Kid(s), youll move mountains.