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By Sarah McNeamer Harvey
BUSIN7SS & PROFESSIONAL The regular meeting of the Busi ness and Professional Woman’s Club was held Sunday in the home of Miss Velma Wilson, Lynch Street. With the president, Miss Matilda Henderson, presiding the business was filled with constructive planning for the fall program of the club. A report was made on the club’s activities as the Hospitality Committee working with thelocal USO and it was found that to date, 35 soldiers from the Jackson Air Base had been invited to homes here in Jackson for Sunday Dinner and intertainment, thru the efforts of this Committee. During the social hour, delicious refreshments were served. The next meeting will be held Sunday, September 20,in the home of Mrs. A. L. Adams, E. Ghoea St. IOTAS HAVE MEETING The nitial meeting of Alpha Pi Chapter, Iota Phi Lamdba Sorority was held in the home of the chap ter’s president, Mrs. Hil^a Gilmore, Wednesday evening, September 9. The entire evening was spent by the members in outlining a program for the chapter. It was decided that a Community Improvement Program would be entered into, to eztend over a period of 5 years and would include efforts to clean up some of the under sirable districts in the city; to im v mv i v/v/iii iutuuito x Negro passangers at the I. ‘C. Rail road Station; to provide comfort stat ions for Negro women in stores in downtown Jackson; to ask for ice water in the water fountains in all the stores downtown; to obtain truant officers for the city of Jackson and to establish ‘‘teen-Age Club” to be operated by teen-age boys and girls. The sorors also agree to publish a monthly ‘‘gossip” sheet to be sent to Jackson boys in the Armed forces, and to send several Christmas Boxes to some of these boys. A committee was formed to make up a mailing list to be gotton by personal contact with the families of these boys. Before the close of the busy even ing, the hostess served refreshing iced drinks. Sorors present were: Hilda Gilmore, Matilda Henderson, Marian Johnson, Elizabeth Buchanan, Hattie Jalmer and Sarah M. Harey. Sorors Willie Austin and Daisy Parker were out of the city. HILIGHTS OF WPA DEFENSE RECREATION Plenty of fun and activity marked the past week and last week of Sum mer Playground work. The Picnic as planned by Mrs. Sarah M. Harvey of the Mississippi Enterprise was a success in every way and made happy the many children who attended. The games as planned by the WPA Rec reation Staff was in the form of a Carnival of games, Bingo, Sticks, Checkers, Cards and Shuffle Board were the competing games. The‘win ners were, for checkers, Howard Scott. Bingo, Vera Eaton, Fruffle After You Have Tried The “Rest” The Jeffer son Way Is “Best”_ t * ! We Invite You To Visit MODERNE BEAUTY SCHOOL AND SHOPPE i 135 N. Farish St. Trained Expert Opera tors to Serve You I Hair Styling a Specialty Learn Beauty Culture The Jefferson Way. Night and Day Classes i Taught. Owned and Operated by Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Jef ferson. i Board, Henry Johnson and Cleveland Henderson. After these feature a live ly ball game was enjoyed between the Brown Bombers and the Willow brook Team. The soldiers failed to recognize the place therefore did not stop to play the game as scheduled. The children were served ice cream, sandwiches and cookies, of which there were a plenty for everyone_ thus the WPA and the Mississippi Enterprise working together closed the second Annual event of this kind and hope to make the next one more enjoyable. The WPA Supervisors, Mrs. Grace Barnett and Mrs. Catherine Gregory were well pleased with the fine spirit of cooperation and the WPA Staff sincerely appreciate the pleasure of working with this fine newspaper staff. Next week— Outting for sol diers. Formal Dance at Base ... Mrs. Elizabeth Moman, Director, Mrs. Alice Latimore, Musician, Mrs. Ruth Dease, Deader. MISSIONARY SOCIETY MEET The General Missionary Society of the North Jackson Christian Church met Monday night, September 7 at the Church, this being the special so cial meeting and time for. election of officers. The following officers were elected: Mrs. M. S. Brown, Pres., Mrs. Jessie Dee Horne, Vice-Pres., Mrs. Jessie Mae Wilson, Secretary, Mrs. Ruth Rundle, Asst. Sec., Mrs. Frances Wilson, Chaplain, Mrs. D. W. Heath, Treasurer. Mrs. Jessie Mae Wilson was also elected to serve as Presi dent of the Busy Bee Circle. Collec tion in the amount of $1.05 was raised Visitors who spoke inspiring words to the group were: Mrs. Patton of True Light M. B. Church, Mrs. Han nah Johnson of the West Jackson Christian Church, thepastor, Elder D. W. Health and Bros. Aaron and M. S. Brown. Delicious ice cream and cake were served. Mrs. Jessie Lee Horne, Reporter. OFF TO SCHOOL Lovely Gladys Procter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Procter, E. Davis Street, will leave the city Sun day night for Henderson Business College, Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Procter is a graduate of Holy Ghost High School and last year was a freshman at Tougaloo College. Another lovely young lady to at tend Henderson Business College will be Miss Benetta Tillis, daughter of Mrs. Rusha Pearl Tillis, E. Davis Street. Miss Tillis was a 1942 grad uate of Holy Ghost High School. OFF TO THE CONVENTION Some of the prominent men and women of-the city who left this week for Memphis, Tennessee, to attend the National Baptist Convention, now convening were: Dr. C. L. Barnes, Rev. and Mrs. C. A. Greer, Mr. John Dixon, Prof. B. B. Dandsy, Mesdames Mammie Smith, Eliza Nichols, Birdie Grey, Lillie Bentley, Alberta Martin, Amanada Turner, Carrie Topps, Mr. and Mrs. Hyman, all of Farish Street Baptist Church. From Mt. Helm Baptist Church went Mrs. Hary Hill and sister, Mrs. rsertna r ieias. From New Mt. Zion: Mrs. Randall and daughter, Mrs. Freda Powell. From Pearly Groves, Mrs. Lillie Pace. Others to leave on during the week were, Mrs. Susie Jackson, Pearl St. Messrs. W. D. and J. J. Davis, Rev. Bell and many others whose names were not available at this writing. RETURNS TO NAVAL DUTIES Young Jacksonians who are now in the Navy, stationed at Great Lakes, Training Station who have been visit ing relatives and friends, returned to their duties Tuesday night. They were: Robert Frazier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Frazier, Ash Street, Rubin Beasley, William Jones, Henry Lee Washington, Otis Maceo Johnson, L. T. Shoto and Rubin Brown of Vicks burg. Mrs. Mammie Smith, popular ma tron of W. Church Street has as her house guests, her cousin, Mrs. Etta Mae Clarke of St. Louis, Mo. A very charming visitor, Mrs. Clark is being extended many social courtesies by friends of Mrs. Smith. The two ladies left Jackson for Memphis, Tuesday night where they will spend a few days attending the National Baptist Convention. HONORS PASTOR Last week them embers of the Church of God in Christ, Oakley St. celebrated the 23rd anniversary of their beloved pastor, Elder Curry, who has during these many years been their spiritual guide, serving them faithfully and religiously. During the celebration theElder Curry was given a token of appreciation which con sisted of a purse of $173.00. Mrs. M. A. Mangum who made the presenta tion, stated that this was only a small token of love and reveranee that they felt for their pastor. Mrs. Magum was mistress of ceremony and Mrs. J. E. Grigsby, reporter. TIDBITS OF NEWS ABOUT FOLK WE KNOW Friends of Miss Myrtle Wilson, lovely young daughter of Mr. and Mrse Esau Wilson, 134 N. Grayson St., left the city Sunday, September 6, for Southern Christian Institute to Wilson is a memberhEZ-H attend a week’s Conference. Miss Wilson is a member of the North Jackson Christian church, and a stu dent of Lanier High School. We wish for her a very enjoyable time. The J. O. Hardawey and his daugh ter, Mrs. W. M. Benson, Canal street, and Miss Irma Lee, daughter of Mrs. Benson, left the city Saturday night for Tuscaloosa, Ala., where they will spend twelve days on their vacation with relatives and friends. Tusca loosa is the former home of Rev. Hardaway and Mrs. Benson. A grand child alsi accompanied them on the trip. Miss Irma Lee is a top ranking pianist of the city. Mr. O. L. Calhoun, of Chicago, spent a few days in the city last week as the guest of his sister, Mrs. Carrie Weakley on Lynch street. He reports a most enjoyable visit with his two brothers, Messrs. Jimmie and Norris Calhoun, and other relatives including J. J. L. Calhoun, nationally known minister of gospel music, and John Henry Calhoun, cousins of the visitor. Corp. William Henry Stewart, Jr., 648 So. West St., sends encouraging greetings to members of his family and friends whom he hopes to sur prise with a visit at an early date. Corporal Stewart has been in the army for several months. Mr .and Mrs. Wallace B. Marshall, of Centreville, spent several days here as the guests of Mrs. Irene Mit, garndmother of Mrs. Marshall and Miss Gertrude Lacy, her aunt on Court street, where they had a most enjoyable and pleasing visit. Mrs. Marshall is known in young circles here. Mrs. Frances Brown, of Winfield, La., is the house guest of her brother and sister-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. T. J. Cuney, 142 W. Cohea St. While here Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Cuney spent Tuesday and Wednesday in New Or leans with relatives and friends. Mrs. Brown hgd not seen her family in 11 years. She will return to Winfield on the 17th of this month. Mrs. T. J. Cuney observed her birthday anniversary September 3rd. She received many * beautiful gifts from her family and friends, and tele grams of congratulation from friends throughout the state. Mrs. Marie Wells, 241 Manship St, I I Men like their women to look young a a s so ] act quickly. Don't let GRAY HAIR ruin tout romance. Color your hair easily and quickly with Godefroy’s Larieuse. It goes on evenly, doesn’t rub off or wash out. Permits perma nents, marcels and curling. Used for over 45 years. You must be satisfied or dealer will refund money. If he doesn’t have Larieuse, mail $1.25 direct to a a; Godefroy Mfg. Co., 5510 Olive St., St. Louis, Mo; < CAUTIONi USB ONLY AS DIRECTED ON LAM .. « ■ J ** * j v * ~ % is back home after spending two weeks in Chicago with her brother and friends. She reports a lovely trip. Mrs. Roxie Clark and small daugh ter, Juanita, 158 E. Bell St., left last Sunday for Chicago where they will visit relatives and friends. Mrs. Virgie Latham and son, James Harold, 512 Bloom St., left the city recently for New Orleans, where they will spend several days. They were also accompanied by Mrs. Latham’s niece. Mrs. Gussie McNeamer, 136 E. Monument St., has as her guest her son, Mr. Murry McNeamer, of St. Louis, Mo. Mr. McNeamer is also visiting in the home of his brother, Mr. J.'E. McNeamer, Monument St. Miss Idalette Hill Jias returned to the city after spending several weeks in Chicago as the guest of Mrs. Al berta Taylor and daughter, Johnnie La Pearl. Miss Emmogene Shannon left the city last week for Ashland, Miss., to teach school. Mrs. Beatrice Thornton Browder left the city this week for Washing ton, D. C., where she will be em ployed as a government worker. Mrs. Browder is well known in Jackson and up to her departure was Social Editor of the Jackson Advocate. Miss Mary A. Banks, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A1 Banks, 126 Lemly Ave., left Monday, August 24th, for Bradley Beach, N. J. Miss Banks was a 1938 graduate of Lanier High School. She will be gone until Sept. 25th, and plans to visit New York city before her return. Mr. Lamar Ward left the city for Camp Shelby, Miss., where he is to be examined for induction into the army. Mr. Ward is an employee at the Jackson Airport. lviia. ouipiu xviurpiiy, ox oeirou, axiu her sister-in-law, Mrs. Katie Green, of Philadelphia, enroute to visit Mrs. Green’s husband, Mr. Harvey Green, who is stationed at Camp Livingston, stopped over for a short visit with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Connis. Mississippians who attended the National Convention of the Church of Christ Holiness in Detroit recently were: Rev. W. A. Thurmond, Rev. George A. Thomas, Rev. H. D. Mc Innis, Prof. O. B. Cobbins, Mr. J. E. Conic, Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Fizer and daughters, Mrs. S. M. Brinkley, Mrs. Wiley Jones, Mrs. Eliza Jane Gibson, Mrs. Anna Dexter, Mrs. Effie Jones, Mrs. Estella Dixon, Mrs. Hattie Bonds, Miss Cosmore McGee and Miss Lela Harrison. Mrs. Addie Rudd, of 103 Noel St., is on the sick list. Mr. Will Westfield. 122 Noel St., is suffering from a bad foot. Mrs. Cora Jones, 104 Noel, has been suffering from a cut hand, but is beter now. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Jones, Jr., 104 Noel street, spent three weeks at Bay St. Louis, but has returned. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wells, of New Orleans, La., were the guests of Mr. Wells’ mother, Mrs. Mary Wells, 265 Ash Street. Mr. Wells is a former resident of Jackson. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Banns are the proud parents of a fine baby boy, who has been given the name of Fred, Jr. LINCOLN ADDITION NEWS Mrs. S. A. Davis, Reporter Mrs. Indiana Benford, of Cleveland, Miss., and her niece, Mrs. Bertha White, of 758 Minerva St., were en tertained in the home of Mrs. Henry Pace Wednesday, September 2. HOPEWELL NEWS Mrs. M. A. Berry, Reporter On Tuesday morning, September 8th, 1942, Mrs. M. A. Berry, of Crys tal Springs, Miss Lillie Harris of Hopewell, accompanied by Mr. W. M. Moore of California and Mr. Louis Brown, husband of Mrs. A. L. Brown, of Georgetown, motored to the Galli lee M. B. Church and cemetery of Mr. Randall Anderson, of West Pascagoula, Mrs. Sinia Brown of Poindexter, and Mrs. Viola Walker, of Taylor’s Addition, were welcome guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Davis of this vicinity. They spent a joyful time. The Harris sisters are busy work ers for the Mississippi Enterprise and are very successful. The Church of Christ is preparing for its entrance day, the third Sun day of September, in this communi ty. Miss Dorotha May Toler celebrated her 17th birthday in the home of Mrs. Mary J. Pace, Midway St. Rockport and redecorated the grave of the late sainted Mrs. A. L. Brown who departed this life on September 2nd in New Orleans. Mrs. Berry took pictures of the grave and any friend who would want a picture when they come out, see Mrs. Berry. Our heart of sympathy goes out to rela tives and friends in your hour of sadness. Rev. G. E. Berry, Agent. The Springfield Missionary Bap tist church will begin their revival on the 13th of September. Rev. Johnsan will be the principal speak er. We are extending this invitation to one and all. Miss Helen Louise Smith spent the week-end in the home of her grand mother, Mrs. Blanche Bell, and while here she visited her aunt, of Terry, and had the opportunity of being with one of her friends, Miss Mildred Tay lor of the same city. She reports a most enjoyable visit. Messrs. Louis Preston Bell, Thelma Willis and James Funchess, all of Crystal Springs, are spending two weeks in Inverness. We wish for them a pleasant visit. VISIT US IN OUR NEW HOME! A Complete Line Of Household Furnishings, Wood and Gas Stoves, New and Used Furniture McMURRY FURNITURE CO. 222 N. Farish Dial 2-0673 I WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! 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Graduates of Tougaloo are admitted to the best profession al schools and make excellent records. Its equipment for the teaching of the sciences is unexcelled. Expenses mod erate. Why attend an out-of-state school when you can get at Tougaloo College the training you need on just as high a level ? “The best school for Negroes in the state,” says one of the most prominent white ministers and educators of Mississippi. v For further information address: The Registrar, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi.