* Log Cabin, December 1912 -- “The Servant in the House’ appreciates an Electric Iron. Ironing Made Easy. Wash Day is never ‘blue Monday’ if the laundress uses a G.E. Flat Iron. The General Electric Iron has solved in great measure, the difficulty now-a-days of getting servants to do laundry work. It is being used in thousands of homes all over the country and is universally satisfactory. Let us show you one. For Sale by Cynthiana Electric Light Co.”
* Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 1, 1951 -- “Funeral services will be held today at the Whaley Funeral Home for former mayor John M. Cromwell, 88, who died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 1951 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He had been will since October of 1950, when he fell and broke his hip.” (Mr. Cromwell wrote the column, “Cromwell’s Comments” in the Cynthiana Democrat for several years. Copies of Cromwell’s Comments are available at the museum.)
* Copied -- “Advice from a snowman. Be a jolly, happy soul. Stay cool. It’s okay to be a little bottom heavy. Avoid melt downs. Be well-rounded. Live well for life may be short.”
* Cynthiana News, June 2, 1870, as described in Cynthiana Democrat, 1943 -- “Only a few columns were devoted to newsmatter, the balance being occupied by political matter and advertisements. News items included notices of the weddings of Dr. J. H. Smiser and Mary Ewalt and of Capt. William J. Lucas and Mary Desha, the latter wedding being at the home of Gen. Lucius Desha. Notices were sales of 26 head of 2-year-old mules by N. B. Wilson to Sol Redmon of Bourbon County at $150 per head. H. C. Nebel purchased the Harrison Hotel. Thomas Eveleth has lake ice for sale at 2 1/2 c. lb.”
* The Cynthiana Times, Dec. 7, 1865 -- “We see that our good-looking young friend, Cauley Magee, is now clerking at the Bradley House at Berry’s Station. If you go down that way give him a call, he will fix you right on the ‘steam.’”
* 1925 Directory -- Harrison County and Cynthiana -- “Government of Cynthiana -- The City of Cynthiana has been under the Commission form of government for 10 years and has now as its Mayor, the Honorable R. H. Conway, and he is also the commissioner of Public Affairs with J. M. Cromwell as Vice Mayor and Commissioner of Public Finance, W. W. Embry, Commissioner of Public Safety, J. T. Alexander, Commissioner of Public Property, and B. F. Stone, Commissioner of Public Works.”
* 1950 -- “His Cheek - Was Rough - His Chick Vamoosed - And Now She Won’t - Come Home To Roost -- Burma Shave”
Come visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, this Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. to see the special Valentine display as well as Lincoln tributes.