From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, April 7, 1960

Businesses open

The official opening of Foodlane, a new Oneonta supermarket, opened this week, as did Jane’s Shoes and Accessories. Foodlane’s ad offered special prices –

Bush’s Beans, assorted varieties 6 cans for $ .49

Bacon, 3 lbs. $ .99

4lb carton Pure Lard $ .10

Royal Cup coffee $. 49 lb.

Bama grape jelly 20 oz. tumbler, $.29

Cleveland 4-H has Fashion Review

Linda Layfield, the first place winner of the senior division, wore a pink and white spring dress with a reversible jacket, and used black accessories. Annette Sloan, second place winner, wore a brown and white gingham dress with a reversible cape and sash, with bone accessories. Martha Ellis, third place winner, wore a blue sheath of shag linen with a jacket lined with baby blue cotton.

Wrestling matches return

Girl wrestlers and top men stars will headline a big card of wrestling at the Armory here tonight. Lennie Montana, a 255-lb. newcomer to the South, will meet Nick Carter in a two-out-of-three fall bout. Montana is rated as one of the real stars of the mat world. Cora Combs, Nashville blonde and a top lady grappler, will team with Jack Holland in a mixed team bout against Johnny King and Carol Kowalski. Both matches will be for two out of three falls while King and Holland tangle in a one-fall curtain raiser. Sponsored by the National Guard. Admission $1.

Oneonta Chamber pushes new stamp

The new water conservation stamp will officially be issued on April 18, 1960. It will be a twin to the $.04 soil conservation stamp issued last summer.