Bill Fiske’s Bugle

Volume 32, Number 27 • September 23, 1942

Men for Marine Corps needed in Clay County

A party of Marine Corps recruiting sergeants will be stationed at the post office in Celina from September 21 through September 25 to enlist men from Clay and surrounding counties, Major S.F. Drew, officer in charge of the Marine Corps recruiting district for Tennessee, announced today.

“The Marine Corps needs every man we can enlist and it needs him immediately,” Major Drew declared.

W.H. (Peck) Turner, prominent Carthage attorney, has been appointed interem judge of the Fifth Judical Circuit replacing Judge John A. Mitchell of Cookeville who notified Governor Prentice Cooper recently that he had been ordered into active service with the U.S. Army and placed in command of Air Base Security Battalion at Camp Swift, Texas.

Privates Leland Kirkpatrick and McLewis Langford of Celina have arrived at the force technical training school at Scott Field, Illinois where they are to receive an intensive course in radio operating and mechanics to fit them for members of a fighting bomber crew.

Private Davis Jones returned to Ft. Dix, New Jersey Friday after having visited relatives here.

I.W. Mitchell of Butler’s Landing was taken to a hospital for medical treatment Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Cordell Donaldson are the parents of a new baby boy.

Showing at Clay Theatre 

Saturday, September 26


Up to last July, the war had cost the Japanese a total of 5,271,000,000.

Miss Dorothy Burris, who is employed in Washington, D.C. is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burris of Mill Creek.

Elliot Goad and Henry Cummings, new employees of Morrison-Knudsen, Inc., who are working on Dale Hollow Dam, are now residing in the Richmond Hotel in Celina.