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Mrs. McCuilar Hostess
Jo 20th Century Club
/t Tommie's Cafe
Mrs. F. V. McCuilar was host
ess to the Twentieth Century Club
January 9th in the tea room at
Mrs. T. C. Gunn, president, pre
sided, asking Mrs. W. E. Howell,
chairman of public welfare, to
give the report of the Christmas
box taken to the men at the Old
Men's home. This great work
has been sponsored by the club
for years. Mrs. Howell and Mrs.
Gunn personally presented the
gifts to the men.
The program was on Education
with Mrs. F. C. Calendar as lead
er. After roll call Miss Sara Nell
Nabors discussed in a most in
teresting way, “What we as pu
pils may do to improve our
Mrs. W. D. Reed, representing
the teachers, told “How Parents
Can Help Make Teaching More
Effective,” and Mr. N. C. Hath
thorn, superintendent of Durant
schools, discussed “How The
School and Community Can Co
operate More Fully.”
Governor Fielding Wright pro
claimed last week as Citizenship
Week and Mrs. Engene Cole,
chairman of Citizenship, discus
sed “What We As Women Can
Do and Should Do to Make Good
Mrs. McCuilar had as her guests
Mrs. Jim D. Odom, Mrs. B. W.
Moore, Mrs. J. M. Howard, Mrs
Louie Clements, Mrs. Tommie
York, Mrs. Ralph McGehee, Mrs.
Tom Ashley, Mrs. Williams, mo
ther of Mrs. W. R. Clinton, Miss
Sara Nell Nabors and Supt. Ha
A salad plate and coffee was
Mrs. G. W. Drane is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Russell Durfey and
Mr. Durfey, in Anniston, Alaba
Mrs. C. H. Blanton, Jr., visited
relatives in McComb recently.
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Airs. W. T. Hand Is
Woman's Club Hostess
The beautiful surburban home
of Mrs. W. T. Hand was opened
to the Women’s Club Tuesday
afternoon, January 8th, for their
first meeting of the new year.
A lengthy business session was
presided over by the president,
Mrs. A. L. Stevens, at which time
the club made a contribution of
$12.60 to the March of Dimes
The community service chair
man reported that six underpriv
ileged children were made happy
at Christmas time with boxes of
clothing, fruits, and candy given
them by the club.
The fine arts department re
ported that the Christmas light
ing project sponsored by the club
in both the white and colored sec
tions of the city, was very suc
Mrs. J. E Sweaney introduced
the program on “Citizenship,”
quoting Webster, “Whatever
makes men Christians makes
them better citizens.”
Song, “America The Beautiful.”
Response to roll call, “local im
Mrs. Sweaney, Mrs. C. A. Dos
ter and Mrs. J. M. Howard pre
sented a very interesting discus
sion on the many points of being
a good citizen emphasizing the
importance of women going to the
polls and casting their vote.
Mrs. Roy Smith and Mrs. Ken
neth McRae concluded the pro
gram with two lovely vocal duets.
“Beautiful Dreamer” by Stephen
Foster, and “Viennese Melody”
by John Williams. Mrs. Reedy
McLellan was accompanist.
The hostess, assisted by Mrs.
C. E. Patton, served cake, cof
fee and toasted nuts.
Mrs. W. E. Howell and Mrs. E.
S. White visited relatives in
Visits Out Of Town
Mrs. Z. G. Bacon spent last
week in Jackson and New Or
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Gamma Club Hears
Talk On Homes;
Mrs. Robertson Hostess
Bob Wooden of the Color Bar,
Jackson, was guest speaker at the
January 10th meeting of the
Gamma Literary Club in the
home of Mrs. Clarence Robertson.
Sir. Wooden gave a most interest
ing talk on the American Home
emphasizing the reflection ot
one’s personality in the furnish
ings of a home.
The opening scrpiture followed
by a poem “Home" was given by
Mrs. R. W. Rhyne, Sr. Mrs. J. A.
Jackson gave an interesting ar
ticle on “Home Living.” Mrs. R.
W. McGeehee was responsible
for this delightful program.
During the business session let
ters of gratitude and apprecia
tion were read from Dr. H. F.
Magee, Superintendent, Missis
sippi State Charity Hospital and
Chaplain Kennith E. White, 7th
Infantry Division, Korea. Mrs. W.
E. Thomas was appointed as re
presentative to the Hospital Aux
Two guests, Mrs. A. S. Tatum
and Mrs. R. W. Rucker, Koscius
ko, and fifteen members enjoyed
delicious refreshments of salad,
cake, candy and coffee.
Following is the letter received
from Dr. Magee which may be
wi puuut imereM.
December 28, 1951
Mrs. S. H. Moss, Chairman,
Public Welfare, Gamma Club
107 West Street
Dear Mrs. Moss:
Will you please convey to the
members of the Durant Gamma
Literary Club my deep apprecia
tion of the gift of $30,00 in money
and the wonderful box of fruit,
juices and other gifts which came
to us a few days before Christ
Yours was one of the finest
gifts we received and unless yo>$
knew the desperate need it filled
you could not possibly know
how much it means to us at the
Our heartfelt thanks to each j
of you who contributed so much
to the happiness of everyone at
the Charity Hospital this Christ
H. F. Magee, M. D., I
Durant BPW Club
Holds Regular Meeting
The first B and PW business
meeting of the new year was held
at the City Hall on Wednesday
evening at 6:30 p.m.
Mrs. Helen Ashley presided
in the absence of the president,
Mrs. Marguerite Fowlkes.
During the short business ses
sion regular and special commit
tee reports were given. It was
announced that the street mark
ers are now being prepared. Zone
workers are being appointed to
work every section of the town
in the March of Dimes campaign.
Discussion was held relative to
ways and means to earn money
tor me treasury.
Hostesses for the next social
meeting will be Mrs. Jessie Lewis
and Mrs. Mary L. Luke.
The Holmes teams will journey
to Wesson and Summit this week
end to play Copiah-Lihcolri Fri
day and Southwest Saturday
night. The teams will also play
away on the night of Jan. 25,
meeting the Hinds Eagles at
Raymond. Hinds will return the
games at Goodman on Tuesday
night, Jan 29, to conclude the
The many friends of Mr. W. P.
Hammett will be glad to know he
is showing marked improvement
at the home of his daughter, Mm
B. O. Beisel, in Jackson. He was
removed there several days agu
from the Baptist Hospital where
he has been a patient since New
Year’s week when he was in
jured in an automobile accident
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Will Wed Durant Youth
Miss Clara Van LeMaira
Mrs. Roland Ira LeMaire of Co
lumbia is announcing the en
gagement and approaching mar
riage of her daughter, Clara Van,
to Corporal Robert Yancy Love,
United States Air Force, Larson
Air Force Base, Washington, son
of Mrs. Herman A. Clements of
Durant and the late Marcus Love.
The marriage will be solemn
ized Saturday evening, February
ninth, at seven-thirty o’clock in
the home of the bride’s mother,
312 Oak Avenua, Columbia.
The bride-elect is a graduate
of Columbia High School and at
tended the University of Missis
sippi where she was a member of
Delta Delta Delta social soror
ity. She was featured as a cam
pus beauty in the university an
nual, “The Mississippian,” and in
her freshman year was runner
up in the “Miss University" con
She is now in New Orleans
where she is employed by the
Pan American Oil Co.
Corporal Love was graduated
from Durant High School and
from the School of Business of the
University of Mississippi. At the
University he was a member of
Kappa Alpha social fraternity.
He has served with the Air
Force since last June.
Following the wedding cere
mony a reception will be held in
the home of the bride’s mother,
612 Oak Avenue.
Mrs. H. T. Hathcock has re
turned home after visiting her
! mother, Mrs. Thompson, in West,
who is suffering from a recent
Mrs. K. M. Warner, Tchula
Mrs. Martha Stevens. Mileston
Mrs. L. E. Galey, Black Hawk
Mrs. Otha Ivy and baby
boy, Lexington (discharged 11)
Mrs. Lenora Netherland, Lex.
Mr. E. A Stewart, Pickens
Mrs. Joe Thomas and baby
Mrs. Durwood Smith, Lex.
Mrs. E. A. Johnson, Tchula
Missouri Louden, Cruger
Irvin Jefferson, Keim
Carrie Harper, Cruger
Melvin Lloyd, Lexington
Elizabeth Jean Patton, Tchula
C. L. Cooper, Lexington
Ulysis Lewis, Lexington
James Walton, Lexington
(moved to Jackson 14)
Richmond Price, Lexington
Mary Lee, Lexington
Harold Terry, Lexington
Victoria Holleman. Lexington
Visit In Jackson
Mrs. R. W. Rhyne and daugh
ter, Miss Edith Rhyne, spent
Saturday in Jackson in the home
i or Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Stout to
be with the latter’s daughter, Pa
tricia, before she leaves for Geor
gia to have the cast removed from
| tier leg. While there she will al
! so take her mid-term exams.
Mrs. Parham Williams and
daughter, Nancy, visited Mrs
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