This Week in History 12-1
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Monday, Dec. 1, 1941

Savings Club to pay $15,000

The Cleveland Bank & Trust company had a Christmas savings club with nearly 700 members who saved around $15,000 to spend on Christmas gifts for the year.

The institution made checks available to the members at the beginning of the month.

Repair toys for


The Cleveland Police Boys club worked with the national defense vocational class in woodworking for young men above high school age at Bradley High School to repair cast-off toys for underprivileged Cleveland children for Christmas. The cast-off toys were collected by the club and the repairs were made by the vocational training class.

Bowlers open second round

The Cleveland Bowling league prepared to open its second round of play with the Woolen Mill team playing against Smith Grocers. The previous week Randolph defeated the Woolen Mill, 3-1; Dr. Pepper downed Service, 4-0; Domestic defeated Smith Grocers, 3-1; and Woolen Mill defeated Stivers, 4-0.

Bridge Party honors visitors

Mrs. J.Y. Elliot and Mrs. Luther J. Hargis were joint hostesses at a dessert bridge party when they entertained at the home of Mrs. Hargis. Mrs. Wayne Hall, of Camden, was the house guest of Mrs. Elliot and honored at the event. High score and slam prizes were won by Mrs. Hoyle Albritton, second by Mrs. Dean W. Chase, Jr., travel by Mrs. Madison S. Trewhitt and cut by Mrs. E.R. Ackerman.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1941

Bradley to send no men in 19th call

The Tennessee State headquarters in Nashville said that Bradley County was not required to furnish any more men under the national Selective Service Act for the nineteenth call, the first call of 1942.

Walter Clift gets his deer

Walter D. Clift, supervisor for the Farm Security Administration for Bradley and Polk counties, was one of the lucky hunters to kill a deer during the hunting season just before it closed.

Clift was hunting with George Stevison and a man named Kerbow. They spent the last three days of the season hunting in the Ocoee area of the Cherokee National Forest and killed a young buck that came down the mountain on the run with a flying shot.

B.J.C. Faculty and student body

give $114 to Red Cross

The faculty and student body made a 100 percent contribution to the Red Cross. Dr. Bob Jones said, "We delayed turning in the contributions until every teacher and student had given something to this great cause."

Union Grove PTA

has all-day party

The Union Grove School PTA met Friday at the school for an all-day quilting. The proceeds derived from the sale of the quilt were used for the school. Each member brought a covered dish and enjoyed a luncheon at noon.

Members present were Mrs. Frank Hawkins, Mrs. Felix Humberd, Mrs. Waymon Goodner, Mrs. Gertie McNabb, Mrs. Effie Epperson, Mrs. Dewey Ogle and Mrs. Ernest Ross.

Masons elect officers

for coming year

After a very successful year, under the leadership of H.K. Faw, Worshipful Master, the Cleveland Lodge No. 134 at their Monday night meeting elected new officers for the upcoming year.

J.w. Rymer was elected as Worshipful Master; E.M. Watts, senior warden; H.B. Evans, junior warden; C. W. Harle, treasurer; W.D. McDonaldson, secretary; M.D. Hays, senior deacon; Rev. Samule Melton, chaplain; J.M. Parks, senior steward; Jake Lamon, junior steward; James B. Hay, Tyler.

Blythe Avenue School

sponsors motion picture

A motion picture, "The Calling of Dan Matthews," sponsored by the Blythe Avenue PTA was shown at the school Friday evening. A comedy was added as a feature.

Admission was 9 cents for children and 22 cents for adults. Friends and patrons of the school were urged to attend.

Thursday, Dec. 4, 1941

Troop 10 goes

on 'possum hunt

Troop 10 of the Broad Street M. E. Church was treated to a 'possum hunt Friday night. E.J. Vann, Scoutmaster Robert C. Card, Assistant Scoutmaster Joe McNabb and Hardwick Stuart were present as leaders. "Laddie" Brown, a member of the Racoon Patrol, shook the 'possum out of a tree. His patrol was awarded a first aid kit for his brave deed.