Bill Fiske’s Bugle

Volume 32, Number 46 • November 25, 1942

Women of Tennessee needed to fill Army jobs

Women of Tennessee are urgently needed to fill hundreds of Army jobs to release men for combat. Lts. Kathleen McClure and Jessie Neale, W.A.A.C. recruiting officers stationed at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia have announced that unlimited quotas of women are being enrolled for wide variety of duties with the U.S. Army in this country and abroad.

Funeral services were conducted at Leonard Church of Christ Wednesday afternoon for James W. Bean, elder of the Church of Christ, rural carrier from Red Boiling Springs, retired president of the Tennessee Rural Letter Carrier’s Association, civic leader, and friend of all who knew him.

Mr. Bean died at his home six miles from Red Boiling Springs early Saturday, November 14, of heart disease. He was 57 years of age and is survived by his wife, six sons, two daughters, two brothers, one sister, and seven grandchildren.

Due to acquisition of lands by the War Department, 1,350 farm families in two areas in Tennessee will have to move in a relatively short time, probably the next few weeks, J.C. McReynolds, U.T. Extension specialist in Agricultural Readjustment states.

The two areas involved are the Dale Hollow Reservoir Area in Clay and Pickett Counties and the Kingston Demolition Area in Roane and Anderson Counties.

There will be a old-fashioned revival at the Church of God, at the fork of Shanky Branch, beginning Saturday night, November 2, according to a recent announcement by the Rev. Otto Winton, who will be in charge.

Over 77,000 farm boys and girls enrolled in Tennessee 4-H Clubs produced 300,000 bushels of garden products, 2,400 head of dairy cattle, 12,000 pigs, 6,000 head of beef cattle and sheep, 1,000,000 chicks, and canned 350,000 jars of fruits and vegetables this year as one of their many contributions to the War Effort, states G.L. Herrington, U.T. Extension 4-H Club Leader.

Misses Daisy Johnson and Opal Hogan, and Mrs. Frank Spear spent Friday of the past week in Tompkinsville, Kentucky.