Bill Fiske’s Bugle

Volume 29, Number 17 • April 26, 1939

“Cordell Hull for President Day” set for June 8


Citizens of Celina and Clay County are arranging for one of the greatest rallies ever held on local soil to be staged in Celina on Thursday, June 8, in honor of Clay County’s own Cordell Hull. This day will be known as “Cordell Hull for President Day” and it is expected that thousands of friends and admirers of Judge Hull will gather in Celina to pay tribute to this outstanding world citizen.

At a meeting of citizens Saturday night, W. Grady Sidwell and Tony Maxey were named co-chairman to have charge of arrangements for the day.

Between three and four thousand Future Farmers from all sections of Tennessee will converge on Nashville for the 12th annual convention, Future Farmers of America, April 28 and 29.

The convention proper will be called to order by the President Rodney Purnelle at 9:45 a.m. Friday, April 28 in the auditorium of the Memorial Building. Principal speakers for the morning session will be Governor Prentice Cooper and Honorable B.O. Duggan, State Commissioner of Education.

See those Lady’s Suits and Top Coats at COOK’S – $5.95 values to be sold for $4.49.

Mrs. Rayman Davis gave a gift tea at the home of Mrs. W.F. Brown April 19, in honor of Mrs. Tim Rowe.

Many guests called between the hours of 2 and 4 o’clock. Refreshments were served by Mesdames W.F. Brown and Jimmy Kenney.

Mrs. Herman Butler kept the register.

Addis Sullivan, Timothy, celebrated his 64th birthday Sunday, April 23, with a bountiful dinner and old-time musical entertainment.

More than seventy guests were present. Music was furnished by Buck and Joe Smith and Edith and Corman Bilbrey.

Plainview News

Forest fires have done considerable damage in this neighborhood during the past week.

R.A. Colson celebrated his 74th birthday on Saturday with a large number of friends and relatives present. A delicious dinner was served and many nice gifts were presented to the honoree.

Dudley Thompson spent the weekend with homefolks.

Mr. and Mrs. Landon DAvis are the proud parents of a baby girl.

John Bowe is visiting his son, Bayless, in Gallatin.