2018-01-10 / Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1932

Roy Warren and Park Brinson of Millen were unanimously selected for Oglethorpe University’s All-Intramural football squad for 1931 at the close of the first season in the history of the university. Brinson, halfback for the Phi Kappa Phi fraternity team led the grid league in scoring, making 24 points in the four games that the Phi Kappa Phi played. Warren was the center for the All-American team.

Whiskey cars seized and condemned by county officials in 1931 brought Fulton County $18,000. A total of 400 whisky cars were caught during the year, as compared to the previous high record of 376 in 1929.

Fisher’s Bakery advertises “Fisher’s Bread” for 5 cents and 7 cents per loaf.

A Little Rock, Arkansas mother whose life was largely concerned with domestic affairs until two months ago will serve as the first woman ever elected to the U.S. States Senate. Mrs. Hattie W. Caraway, widow of Arkansas’ junior senator, Thaddeus H. Caraway, yesterday overwhelming two Independent candidates in a special election to achieve the distinction and fulfill the fondest hopes of those fighting suffragettes who a little more than a decade picketed the White House for equal rights. She will fill her husband’s unexpired term.

A mass meeting of the citizen of Millen has been called for tonight at the Court House at 7:30 p.m. to discuss some form of relief from the present unemployment situation and for those in actual distress from a food and clothing standpoint. C.B. Landrum of the local Red Cross will serve as Chairman of the meeting.

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