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By PERCY GREENE FARISH STREET SATURDAY NIGHT! Going to and from my favorite spots, I got into several conversations dealing with a num ber of subjects among them being that of the lack of news in daily papers about our boys in the Armed Services. All hats should go off to the Jackson Daily News for its ar ticle about the Negro 'Soldiers at the Flora Ordnance Plant, which appeared in its Monday edition. The story was written in a manner that should satisfy the most rapid Pro-Race thinking anywhere in the county and was superior to any thing we’ve seen in print about Negro soldiers. William Gordon and A. L. Brown, representatives of the Service Mag azine, published by the school of Canton News A number of the younger and thinking socialites of the Mrs. Lucy Saloman and organize an organization known as the Pa triots Club. The officers are as follow: Mrs. Ruth Franklin, presi dent; Miss Mary Lee Perry, vice president; Miss Eddie Mildred Sal ter, secretary; Mrs. Catherine Smith, assistant secretary; Mrs. Marquerite Dotson, treasurer; Mrs. Lucy Saloman, business manager; Chairmen of Social Committee — Misses R. Franklin, M. L. Perry and Mrs. Lucy Saloman. The Patriot Club has the honor of entertaining First Sergeant L. J. Hiter and Sergeant Miller of Camp McCain, Sunday evening at the home of Miss M. L. Perry. Af ter serving a delicious menu, the hostess gave each guest a patriotic souvenir, and the Easter spirit was expressed through the entertain ment. BEAUTY Helps the Homefront Loose talk, loose thinking, and loose, straggling ends won’t win the war. You doing your weekly stint of war work, and looking courageously lovely can contribute a real service * LULA BELLE’S BEAUTY SHOP Dalton Near Pascagoula St. Commercial Dietitics, Tuskegce, In stitute, are in the city in Che in terest of the magazine. Traveling in one of the modern, up-to-date Trailers, parked out near the cor ner of Lynch and Poindexter, they welcome questions and look-see. Pvt. Sidney M. Brent, nephew of Mrs. Olivia Wallace, West Pasca goula Street, was the winner of the I Quiz Soldiers’ Handbook, April 15 at Fort Benning, Ga., A daily fea ture of the Fort, the award carries with it high honors. Mrs. Wallace has been notified of her nephew’s achievement by the Special Service Officers. Before going to the Army, Pvt. Brent w-as an insurance man here. Mrs. Katherine Sample of N?V York, recently appointed to the Na tional Staff USO Travelers Aid, visiting the local USO and Soldiers Lounge, was that rather serious looking woman seen up and down the Ole Avenue early this week. Miss Luella Horton, one-time ‘ popular Farish Street waitress, bet ter known to her friends as “Dump,’’ came up from New Or leans wiiere she is now living to l join the Easter Parade up and down the Ole Avenue. If you want to know why the i girls with boy friends and prospec- ' tive husbands are glad their boy friends are in Australia and New \ Guinea and the rest of these out- I of-the-way places are glad that ! the boys find it hard to shop for i birthday, Easter and Christmas j presents, ask Miss “Dimple” Gross, j This is the last chance you will have to add yours to the 13 billion that Uncle Sam needs. Now do it | Saturday by buying some Stamps ! or Bonds. Short Georgian Is Tall When It Conies To The Rifle Range FORT McCLELLAN. Alabama _! fSNS) —Private First Class Lamas ! Brooks of Jefferson, Georgia, j smallest man in Service Company ! 370th Infantry, 92nd Infantry Di- j vision, is only 23 inches taller than l the M-l rifle with which he shot j his way to second highest score in the 370t Infantry, winning the “Ex- I pert’ medal with a score of 205 out I of a possible 220. Private Brooks is only 4 feet and j 11 inches tall, and weighs onlv 120 1 pounds, 1 MILL & OAKLEY CAFE Presh Pit Bar-B-Q Daily Kant Kome - Kali Dial 4-9301 ' Edw. Lee, Prop. 500 N, Mill Street Jackson, Miss. Luckett Seed And Feed Store Seed* With A Growing Reputation —AND— INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC FEEDS Cor. Pearl and President Sis. Dial 2-3466 CLEANING PRESSING MIMS CLEANERS Equipped to Render First Class Service M 406 N. Farish St. Dial 4.94 U We Call For and Deliver Your Patronage Solicited CURTIS MIMS, Prop. ! Voted One Of The Best Ten Orchestras I America UE.1UUI1, Mien.—( SjN S)—Voted one of the greatest bands of the year, The International Sweethearts of Rhy thm opened a return engagement at the Paradise Theatre •here last Friday. Upon completing this engagement, the celebrated orchestra will swing South playing some of the leading cities in Georgia, Florida and Tennessee. People all over the country are calling the all-girl band “The Greatest Musical \Tovelty of the Century.’' International Sweethearts Big Hit In Detroit, Mich. DETROIT, Mich.—(SNS) — Voted one of the year’s greatest bands. THE INTERNATIONAL SWEETHEARTS OF RHYTHM returned to the Pai'adise Theatre for a week’s engagement starting Friday, April 23. Having used 39 of the United States as a proving ground for their rhythmical wares, the Inter national Sweethearts of Rhythm have been called by patrons and theater operators alike “The Greatest Musical Novelty of the Century.’’ The personnel, all girls, includes 16 versatile and talented musiciaas, plus the director, the lovely Anna Mae Winbum, who fronts and sings and Evelyn Mc Gee, vocalist. Other talented “Sweethearts” include Pauline Braddy, “Queen of the Drums,” and pretty Helen Saene, “Saxo phone Star.” First formed as an amateur dance band at the Piney Woods School, Piney Woods, Mississippi, this outstanding talented group was long jumps ahead of the aver age orchestra in discipline at the offset. The girls had learned to live together, a prime requisite in any orchestra, because they knew how to cooperate and work as a unit. Though in her mid-twenties, An na Mae Winburn, director of the “Sweethearts,” is one of the smart est girl fronts in the business. No wonder, she has picked a lot of ex perience in the decade she has been in the business, learning the hard way, too. Miss McGee js one of the few singers in the world who has learn ed the secret of literally pouring herself into the “mike.” She sings so intimately to the audience that she has the crowd won over, as in dividuals, from the very opening strains of per presentative. “America’s Ace Girl Swing Saxo phonist,” Margie “Doc” Pettiford is more contented playing music than doing anything else in the world. Strangely, — and she admits it,— she was forced to practice by her Ma, who found it necessary to have a broomstick handy “just in case.” The Pcttifords had a family or chestra. Tops in her proiession and called “Queen of the Drums” Pauline Bracidy is one of many featured artists appearing with the Inter national Sweethearts of Rhythm. Hazelliurst News The St. James Baptist Church enjoyed a lovely Easter program Easter Sunday. It was presented by the Junior Choir, and conducted by Miss Lillie Johnson. The music was rendered by little Mis? Fay Thompson. Collection $4.27. Among the soldiers here are Pvt. Chess Voughn. Pvt. Ben Coley and Pvt. R. C. Robinson. Thermal Thompson is also here from the Marine this week. Mr. and Mrs. Fermon Ellis enjoyed their son, James Frank Ellis’ week end visit. James Frank is attend ing the training school in Brookhaven, Miss. Mrs. Jenlvn Ellis also enjoyed her her sister Miss Essie Randle from Jackson, Miss., for the week end. Death came to Mrs. Mary Clay at PHIL SMITH’ BUDWE1SER INN Chicken - Steak - Chops - Seafood Sandwiches of All Kinds Ice Cold Beer and Drinks B07 N. FARISH ST. A PLACE FOR FUN THE EAST SIDE INN (Formerly Stamp Bros. Hotel) Music - Drinks - Chickeu Steaks - Chops J. D. HICKS, Prop. Fannin Rd,, E, Jackson, Miss. Dial 4*9278 Washing,., Lubricating Griffith Street Service Station JACKSON, MISS. FREE ROAD SERVICE Mill a»d Griffith Streets Jack Gregory New Dial Number 4-7036 ! Port Gibson News Rev. Poindexter, Mr. and Mrs. ■ W. M. Buggs and Mrs. Clara Jones attended the District Conference in Brookhaven and they reported a fine session. Rev. Poindexter re oorted more than $90.00 for Edu cation money. her home Friday night. Mrs. Clay lived on the Poorhouse Road. Funeral services were held at the Chapel Hill Baptist church Sunday. Mrs Melvinia Myers and son Mr. Willie Jim Myers visited her husband, Mr. Jim Myers in New Orleans. La., this week end. Mr. Myers is on a Defense Job. Mr. Parker Gilmore wa§ buried Saturday at the Tleasant Grove ! Cemetery. Mrs. Jimmie Sanders Brown and Miss Lucille Boyd visited the State Capitol Monday. Miss Boyd was seeking for information about a ! defense job. Miss Ora Greene and sister , Visited their friend Mrs. Viola j Edwards in Jackson, Miss., this ! week end. rWTTTTTTTVTTYTTVTVTTTVVin M. C. DOZIER Contractor & Builder S«e Us Before Building yotr House i Free Estimates Furnished Dial 4.6278 — 733 Rose St. Jackson, Miss. fyyyfffftfyyyyyitfyyfTfr Mrs. L. C. Miller has returned Irom Clarksdale where she at tended the funeral of her son-in law, Mr. Jimmie Moore. On her re turn home she is stopping in Vicks burg visiting Mrs. Mittie Johnson Mrs. Bertha Daniels of Green ville, Miss., spent Easter with her mother, Mrs. Tansy Watts. ___ Mrs. Ephriam Porter of Spring field, O'., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Rosa Jones. Messrs. Eennfc Ruffins and Arthur Nash have gone to Chica go, 111., to make it their futuie home. Miss Annie Kate Gasaway and Mrs. Johnnie Wynn have ^returned from Streets Sanitarium much imoroved in health. Mrs. Poindexter was called tc New Orleans to the bedside of her sick daughter. Mesdames Emma Blackburn, Wiilie Sorrels, Edna Hackworth, Stella Brothers and Beatrice Whit ney went to Vicksburg to shop Mrs. Arinda Campbell and daughter, Miss Julia have returned from Chicago where they were called on important business. The members of First Baptist church are rejoicing over the fact tnat our pastor, Rev. A. W. 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Five VVAACs From Georgia Sent To Ft. Devens, Mass. FORT DES MOINES, Iowa — (SNS) — Five women from Geor | gia are included in the group of i 100 Negro Auxiliaries from First I WAAC Training Center. Fort Des Moines, Iowa, who have been transferred to Fourth WAAC train ing Center, Fort Devens, Mass. The five Georgia WAACS who I have gone to Fort Devens are: | Auxiliaries Elsie M. Phillips of 791 ! Primrose St., Wilma J. Anderson, | of 909 McDaniel St., S. W., Atlanta; Katie L. Randall of 130 N. Conley 1 St., College Park; Lillie M. Shanks, I of 1234 Mill St., Augusta, and Mar ' garet L. Evans of 510 W. Hill St., | Quitman. i The Auxiliaris, whose rating in _ the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps is equivalent to private in the Army, have just completed Basic Training at Port Des Moines. BACK UP YOUR BOY Buy an Additional Bond Today Trank W. WashingtonGarage General Aulo Repairing Co. Acetylene Welding FIRST CLASS WORK GUARANTEED 245 E. George St. Dial 3*1368 Jackson. 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