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Museum Musings

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* Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 13, 1969 -- “Phoenix, Ariz. -- Cudahy Company announced today that it has expanded its dairy operations in Kentucky with the acquisition of Kentucky Cardinal Dairies, a cheese manufacturing plant in Cynthiana.”
* Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1906 -- advertisement “Anything from a bowl of soup to a fried chicken at Royal Restaurant. 40 Pike Street.”
* Henry David Thoreau -- “There is no remedy for love but to love more.”
* Log Cabin, Nov. 12, 1915 -- “At the public renting recently, Mr. Luther Humphrey was the highest bidder and rented for another year the Sudie P. Reynolds farm of 136 acres adjoining the city limits. The price was about $1,000.”
* Ruddles Mills Gatherer, June 1867 -- “During our recent visit to Cynthiana we had the pleasure of meeting Mr. A. J. Morey, the able and courteous editor of the ‘News.’ We commend his valuable paper to all who are opposed to radicalism, and may it win a welcome from everyone. He is one of the many editors who was denied the privilege of publishing his paper during the first year of the war.’ (During the Civil War, Morey was incarcerated in a Federal prison charged with being a Confederate sympathizer.)
* Victor Hugo (1802 -1885) -- “Winter is in my head, but spring is in my heart.”
* Cynthiana News, May 30, 1867 -- “A lunch will be set at the Magnolia Saloon every day between the hours of 10 and 12 o’clock. Call and get your appetite appeased.”
* 1949 -- “These Three - Prevent Most Accidents - Courtesy - Caution - Common Sense - Burma Shave”
Have you seen a Burma Shave sign? There is one at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, Walnut Street, as well as a Burma Shave jar and brush. Come see, come learn, come enjoy. The museum is open on Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.