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The Durant news. (Durant, Miss.) 1882-1985, August 25, 1949, Image 3

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Senior Oaks Have
Texas Visitors
Mr and Mrs. Albert Jackson,
Oaks, Jr., of Bryan, Texas, ac
companied by Mrs. Oaks’ father,
J. P. Smits, of Nasing, Essex, En
gland, are visiting Mr. Oak’s par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Oaks.
Mr. Oaks, Jr., has just received
his master of science degree in
agronomy at Texas State college,
Bryan. While working toward the
degree he held a graduate assist
antship. He will continue study
ing for his doctorate
The visitors were to leave Wed
nesday for New York, where they
were to visit until "September 1.
Mrs. Oaks’ father has a flower
shop in Nasing.
Miss Roberta DeLoach’s visitors
from Lexington, Kentucky, were
J. Hillman Sims and Miss Emily
Parrigan. They came Wednes
day, the seventeenth, and left
August 24. •
r Tuesday Bridge Club
Meets At Reed Home
The Tuesday Bridge club met
at the home of Mrs. Wilbur Reed,
! with two guests. Mrs. Paul Odom
i anci Mrs. Bill Lee Sanders, of Co
I lumbus, present. High score prize
1 winner was Mrs. Clay Gunn, with
Mrs. Reed escond.
Coc^-Colas were served.
To Be Honored At Shower
A china shower honoring Miss
Ruth Fulmer, bride elect, will be
given Wednesday^afternoon from
3 to 5 at the home of Mrs. A. S.
Tatum- Co-hostesses will be Mrs,
W. S. Heggie, Mrs. Joe Johnson,
and Mrs. Tatum.
Mrs. Leila W. Guess is moving
her antique shop from Highway
151 near the intersection of High
. way 12 to the building south and
next door to Durant Post Office,
' on Highway 51.
| Notice! |
I Notice is hereby given that Light and I
| Water Bills will be due and should be paid by |
| the 10th of the month. They will be de- |
| linquent after that date and 10% damage |
| will be added. After the 16th of the month |
| service will be discontinued delinquents with- |
| out further notice, and a service charge of |
| $1.00 will be required for re-establishing ser- |
| vice. |
By order of the Mayor and Board of 1
| Aldermen of the City of Durant. i
| By LUCILLE TRUITT, City Clerk. I
/. H. Johnsons Announce*
Birth Of James Howard
Mr and Mrs. I. H Johnson, Jr.,
of Wenatchee, Washington, an- ;
nounce the arrival of a son, who j
has been named James Howard, |
at 8:25 a.nv, August 18. at Mont- i
ort Jones hospital, Kosciusko. The
young man’s mother was the for- ■
mer Dorothy Mitchell of Durant.
Both mother and son are doing
well, and were to be removed to
day to the home of Mrs. Johnson’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Mit
Paternal grandparents are Mr
and Mrs. I. H. Johnson of Seattle.
Mrs. Johnson is spending a vis
it there with her parents.
Miss Cargill Howard returned
to New Orleans Sunday after
spending two weeks with her mo
ther, Mrs. J. M. Howard.
Mrs. Clarence Robertson and
Joan, and Mrs. Winifred Rucker
shopped in Kosciusko Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G Gulledge,
Mrs. Ed Rush, Margaret and Vir
ginia, spent Saturday afternoon
in Jackson.
Miss Alice Hamilton was a Lex
ington visitor Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Robert
son and Joan and Mr. and Mrs.
Winifred Rucker were Yazoo City
visitors Saturday.
Mrs. Eugenia Guess and Mrs. J.
G. Gulledge left Tuesday for
points in Florida. They expected
to be away one week.
Miss Allene Ramsey is spending
the week in the home of her sis
ter, Mrs W. A. Henley.
Senator John Rundle and Repre
sentative William Winter of Gre
nada were recent guests in the
Turner home.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Clements
enjoyed a deep sea fishing trip
on the Mississippi Coast the past
Friends will be sorry to learn
of the illness of little Betty My
ers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Myers. She is reported to be
doing nicely. ~ i
" a n "mi
I Durant Lumber Company
Can Supply All Your Needs For
Building Materials
(See Us Also For j
Universal .$246.35
• Durant Lumber Co.
Phone 328 |
Miss Fulmer Completes
Plans For Wedding _!
Miss Ruth Fulmer of Durant
and Birmingham, Alabama, has j
completed plans for her marriage
to James W. Harrison of Birming
ham. and today is announcing
them. She is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George David Fulmer of
Durant, and Mr. Harrison is the
son of Mr. and Mrs Dan Townes
The ceremony will take place
in the First Methodist church, Du- j
rant, September 4, at 4 30 p.m.,
with the Rev. Travis A. Filgo I
reading the vows. Miss Fulmer !
will be given in marriage by her !
father. j
Mrs. John Watson Guerry of i
Memphis will serve her sister as I
matron of honor. Bridesmatrons
and maids will be Mrs. Richard
Blake, sister of the bridegroom, ]
of Birmingham; Mrs. Joe John
son, Miss Nancy Ann Tatum, and
Miss Ann Heggie of Durant. Lit
tle Charlotte Lee will be flower
girl, and Ronald Hooper, will be
ring bearer, both of Birmingham.
Dan Harrison, Jr., will be best
man for his brother. Ushers will
include Edwin Lanford, Harold
Snow, Edward Yielding, and Jer
ry Harrison, all of Birmingham
The bride’s parents will be hosts
at a reception to be held in the
dining room of the Hotel Durant
immediately following the cere
Miss Hattie Hammond, Tallulah,
Louisiana, is spending the week
end with Miss Estelle Turner.
Mrs. J. T. Williams of Grenville
is vacationing with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Streetman
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Bacon
of Jackson spent Sunday after
noon with Mrs. Zouella Bacon.
Mrs- J. J. Smith nas as her guest
this week her sister from Shreve
port, Louisiana.
Mrs. F. R. Nesbitt visited in Ya
zoo City last week.
Mrs. Nora Bley’s daughter, Miss
Lillian Bley, who recently was
graduated from Slate college, is
visiting her.
Mrs- E. S. Lewis is spending
the month of August at Monteag
le, Tennessee.
Mrs. Josephine Bickers and Mrs.
M. B. Chambers of Jackson were
recent guests of Mrs. J. B. Thomp
Miss Bess Owen will teach in
the Coxburg school this year.
Mrs. J- T. (Wimpee) Williams,
Greenville, spent the week in Du
Miss Marybelle Perkins will
teach this year at Thomastown.
_ Jimmy Falkner of Memphis
cDent the weekend with Herman
Mrs. Percy Joyce is a patient
at the Presbytehian infirmary at
Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mail
to this address will reach her.
Will Sallis Winburn was a Jack
son visitor Monday.
Miss Margaret Brown spent
last week with her mother, Mrs.
1. R. Brown.
Miss Jean Perkins of Senatobia
va« a guest of her aunt, Mrs. R
C. Elmore, last week.
Mrs. Irma Ruff has returned to
Indianapolis after an extended vis
; it with Mrs. J. N. Norwood.
Mrs. F. C Calender and Cather- '
me were Jackson visitors Satur
! day.
Mr. and Mrs. George Feild and
family of Jackson are spending
the week with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Graham Feild.
Mr. and Mrs. C W. Dodd, Clau
lia and Jerry, are -pending this
week at Wolf River, Louisiana,
nn a fishing trip.
Votin'? the M G. Broughs
Wednesday were Mrs. Ivy M. Mc
Lellan, Durant. Mrs. John Rhyne,
formerly of Lexington, now of
j Shreveport, Louisiana, and Mrs.
Ethel Attneave, of Durant. The
latter is spending several days
with Mrs. Brough.
Mr. and Mrs B. L. Barth of
Ripley spent three days of their
; vacation in the home of her par
■ .it Mr. and Mrs. A A. Porter.
Miss Evelyn Hand of Vicksburg
recently joined her mother, Mrs.
Fred Hand of West, for a tour
through the Great Smokey moun
Classified Ads
30RR0W F.D — Would like my
electric paint sprayer returned.
Loaned during Mr. Norwood’s
lifetime. Needed badly. Mrs.
James W. Norwood. 50-ltnp
t\ ANTED — Neat, intelligent
girl with high school education,
for clerk and fountain work.
M Rae Drug Store, Durant
FOR SALE—Franchise for Holm
es county on Ferguson tractors
and farm equipment with in
ventory. Nice building and
warehouse at Tchula goes with
deal. Terms can be arranged
Holmes Tractor and Implement
Co., phone 41, Tchula.
FOR SALE — 4-room house on
Madison st. across IC tracks.
Newly painted and papered.
Running water. Lot 172 x 140.
See Cleo Reed or call 289-J, Du
rant. 35-tfnp
FOR SALE — 40 acre farm with
nouse, barn, mules, farm equip
ment. One mile west of Du
rant. See or call A. L. McNair,
phone 181-J, Durant. 48-tfnp
FOR SALE —~Wheel chair, $35.
R. C. Coker, Durant. 48-tfnp
FOR SALE—Light weight con
crete blocks for sale- Winona
Concrete Products Company.
Phone 332-J. Winona, Miss.
FOR RENT — 4-room house, S.
Washington St., Durant. Phone
104-J. 44-tfnp.
September 1st—will be located
next door to Tommie’s Cafe on
Highway 51 nert the post office.
Durant. Miss. Phona S42-J
Saturday, Aug. 27th
$275; 20x84, $300.; 20x100,
$300-$350. Easy to take down in
sections, put up in hours. Save
labor and money. Going fast.
Only 50 left. L. H. Ensley,
Greenwood Army Air Base, 8
mi. east. Phone 2488. 48-10tp
r—" -.
your antiques now, one door
south of Post Office on High
way 51. Will have a telephone
installed later.
:—: Durant. Miss. —•e—
Gone With The Wind
At The
Durant, Miss.
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
August 28-29-30
!i Sunday Dinner
|j $1.00
Quarter Spring Chicken Fried or Barbecued 5
Veal Cutlets Breaded \
Chicken Fried Steak
Virginia Ham Steak Broiled
Western Minute Steak Broiled •
Snapper Steak Broiled Butter Sauce
Fresh Tenderloin Trout Fried j
Changed Every Week
Tomato Cocktail j
. Fresh Butter Beans
Fresh Com Creamed
Combination Salad
I Dessert Fruit Cocktail
Coffee Milk or Iced Tea
Try Our Weekly Dinners For 50c
Dine With Us Regularly
California Cafe
Durant, Miss. * A. K. Dinas, Pro*.
Like Yourself, Guests
Welcome Refreshment
® *94 V# Th® Coca-Cola Company

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