2019-02-06 / Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1942

The War Department has wired Mrs. Charles Anderson of Millen that her husband, Lt. Charles Anderson, is among the missing. Lt. Anderson, a Naval Reserve officer, was called into service a year ago and most of the time since, his location has not been known. She has been asked not to reveal his ship.

A meeting has been called by Clyde Dekle, Chief Air Raid Warden for Millen, of all the Air Raid Wardens in Millen for the purpose of completing the organization of the Air Raid system in Millen.

Miss Mary Fries of Millen has been selected as one of 20 girls attending the University of Georgia to parade in the annual Pandora Beauty Review and Michaels Fashion Show on Feb. 24.

Charges that former governor E. D. Rivers and five others conspired to defraud the state through large-scale purchases of road machinery were filed today in Fulton County. The Fulton Grand Jury returned the indictment extending charges already made against the former governor by the preceding grand jury.

Two Boy Scouts troops will be formerly organized here, according to plans announced by the Lions Club and Millen Rotary Club. The Lions and Rotary clubs have each agreed to sponsor a group.

Godbee’s Dry Cleaners advertising beautifully cleaned and expertly pressed suits for 50 cents per cleaning.

Mrs. Lamar Wilson advertises modern beauty shop, equipped for three operators. Miss Margie Bussey and Mrs. Helen Hall, operators, join Mrs. Wilson.

Pal Theater advertises the showing of “Nothing But the Truth”, starring Bob Hope and Paulette Godard.

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