Bill Fiske’s Bugle

Volume 29, Number 3 • January 18, 1939

Celina to celebrate the president’s birthday

Joining with other towns and cities over the nation, Celina is making plans for the celebration of the President’s birthday January 30.

In addition to the annual ball, a March of Dimes will be held prior to the dance. During this period, school children will sell the official campaign button.

All money raised will be used in the prevention and cure of infantile paralysis.

Prentice Cooper of Shelbyville became Tennessee’s 39th governor at noon Monday while Governor Gordon Browning, the retiring chief and first Democratic governor of the state to fail in party renomination for a second term, served notice that he intended to return to the political arena, announcing, “the fight is only started.”

An overflowing crowd in War Memorial Auditorium saw Chief Justice Grafton Green of the Tennessee Supreme Court administer the oath of office to Cooper.

Bedford Cleveland Stone, 53 year old native of Celina, Tennessee, died at his farm home in Celina, Texas on January 3, after an illness of two weeks. He had moved to Texas in 1909.

Showing at the Dixie Theatre, Sunday, January 22 on the stage – The Roving Cowboys, WLAC Radio Stars on the Screen – “Rose of the Rio Grande” 15 and 25 cents.

Robert Johnson and H.H. Windle attended a meeting of young Democrats at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville on Monday.

Approximately 38 persons attended the annual meeting of the Moss National Farm Association held in F and A.M. Hall on Tuesday, January 10, 1939, according to W. Grady Sidwell, secretary-treasurer.

Saturday, January 28 has been selected as the day on which the County Elementary Basketball Tournament will be held in the Hermitage Springs gymnasium. This event is being sponsored by David Sloan, agriculture teacher of that place, and his Future Farmers.

The boys and girls of the following schools will be represented: Moss, Willow Grove, Celina, Eminence, Mt. Vernon, Brimstone, Union Hill, Laurel Bluff, Pine Hill, Hermitage Springs, Arcot and Leonard.