Visitors to the city jail in St. Louis, Mo., will be “searched”
when installation of the jail’s electric detectograph is completed. It is a
device consisting of two cabinets placed on each side of a doorway leading into
the jail corridor. When a person carrying a weapon or some other metal object of
similar size passes between the cabinets, the reaction lights an electric bulb
and rings a bell in the jailer’s office.
There are 103 local businesses in
Calhoun County, according to Dun and Bradstreet,
Inc., the credit rating people, with requests going
to that number for information for its reference
Each business is rated according to financial strength or
capital, and financial stability and payment record. The information
is used in establishing credit ratings.
O.G. “Good” Bennett, Grantsville’s
guardian and head feeder of resident ducks on the
Little Kanawha River, fell and broke a leg while
feeding the ducks. The accident occurred when
Bennett was descending the steep bank in front of
his River Street residence to tend his waterfowl.
An examination at Calhoun General Hospital’s emergency room
established that Bennett had broken his leg in two places, but it could not be
set in a cast immediately because of extensive swelling. By Sunday evening,
members of the family had arranged to transfer Bennett to the Veterans
Administration Hospital in Clarksburg for further treatment and physical
In his absence, arrangements were being made to have members of
the Bennett family and neighbors continue to feed the ducks.