JACKSON SOCIAL NEWS
By SARAH McNEAMER HARVEY
AWAY ON VACATION
Friends of Mr. Robert F. Bell,
putstanding contractor and realtor
of E. Monument Street, are happy
to know that he is enjoying a much
needed vacation in Chicago. 111., as
the guestof his brother and sister
in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William A.
Bell of that city. He states that he
is being extended every courtesy
that will make his vacation a truly
delightful one by his sister-in-law,
a recent bride, and a teacher of
beauty culture at the Lydia R.
Adams School of Beauty Culture.
Mrs. Bell was before her recent
marriage to Mr. William A. Bell,
the former Olivia Vance.
Mrs. Lula Campbell of Denver,
Colorado, announces the marriage
of her daughter, Miss Lula Lowe
Weeden, tp Mr. Harold Jacobs,
Specialist First Class of the United
States Naval Reserve.
Mr. Jacobs is connected with the
Navy Recruiting Service in Missis
sippi with headquarters in Jack
son. Before his enlistment he serv
ed as Business Manager at Jack
Mrs. Jacobs is an instructor at
J. M. A. MEET
The J. M. A. met at the home of
Mrs. Mary Ross Jones, 731 Rose
Street. The devotion was led by
Mrs. Burkett, the topic discussion
being led by Mrs. Jones, with the
subject being, “Your Favorite
Verse from the Bible.” One lead
er, Mrs. Bradley, received the fol
lowing in Stewardship in the life
of youth: Mesdames Jones, Bur
kett, Wheatly, Hennington, Mary
Ross Jones and Guynes. Mrs. Ross
was a visitor. The next meeting
will be with Mrs. Willie Mae
Jones, 208 E. Monument St.
Charming visitors in the city
this week are Mrs. Georgia Rena
ger and her sister, Miss Lula King,
both of Chicago, Illinois. These
young ladies are attending the
National Holiness Convention and
are the guests of their father, Rev.
J. D. King, pastor of 2nd Temple
Church of Holiness and their cou
sin, Mrs. S. M. Harvey.
Enroute to Jackson they stopped
off at Camp Siebert, Alabama, to
visit Pvt. Henry Ellihue, son of
Mrs. Renager and before returning
to Chicago they expect to visit rel
atives and friends in Hazlehurst.
Mrs. Renager who is organist for
her church in Chicago, is a for
mer student of Jackson College.
Being very active in all matters of
her church, she made an eloquent
and inspiring address at the Tem
ple Church, Tuesday evening, in
response to the Annual Address of
the President of the CWWW.
This was Miss King’s first trip
South since early childhood.
Being possessed of a very pleas
xng personality, both young ladies
were extended many social cour
tesies that made their stay a most
enjoyable one, among these being
a luncheon given for them by Mrs.
Limmie McKinney in her home,
E. Davis Street Wednesday evening.
Other guests at this affair were
Mrs. Ruth Luckett Moore and Mrs.
S. M. Harvey.
A very pleasant visitor in the
city is Mr. Thomas Coleman. New
York City, who is spending his va
cation in the home of his sister,
Mrs. Mamie Smith. 102 West Church
Street. Mr. Coleman, who is em
ployed with Baush & Laub Opti
cal Company, New York City,
spoke interestingly concerning his
work which is contributing much
to the war effort. Before return
ing to his home, Mr. Coleman vis
ited his father, Mr. Willie Cole
man in Madison County.
HIGH LIGHTS OF THE
Cpl. Floyd Caver of Camp Sibert.
Ala., came to Jackson this week to
join his father, Bishop Henry L.
Caver, pastor of Christ Temple
Church in Chicago.
Outstanding at the convention
were Cpl. and Mrs. James Willis
of Camp Shelby. Cpl. Willis is
known in Jackson as the Singing
Soldier.” Mrs. Willis, is the for
mer Ella Pickett, formerly of Jack
son and St. Louis. She is an out
standing musician and aside from
assisting her husband who is as
sistant chaplain, she is also Jr. Li
The Northern Diocese who has
Bishop Henry L. Caver presiding
was well represented in the Nat
ional Holiness Convention here
this week. The following members
attended; Bishop H. Caver, Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Moore, Mrs. Geor
gia Renager, Mr. and Mrs. M. Phil
lips, all of Chicago. Rev. and Mrs.
Gilbert, Detroit, Michigan; Mrs. C.
R. Galling, Missionary of Gary;
Mrs. Eliza McField, Missionary,
Chicago; Mrs. L. V. Phillips, Chi
t cago; Rev. L. M. Relf, Chicago;
Rev. J. J. Peterson. Gary; Mr. and
Mrs. T. A. Nichols, Rev. C. E.
Owens, Chicago; Rev. and Mrs. A.
Alive. Chicago; Mrs. Sarah Bar
nett, Mrs. P. Wright, Mrs. Rebecca
Williams, Miss M. Hughes, Miss Y.
Rudd. Miss Eliza Robinson. Mr.
and Mrs. John Gordon and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Johnson,
Rev. Jessie McGarra, Chicago; Miss
Eunice Summers, Rev. and Mrs.
McPherson, Mr. H. Montgomery,
Mrs. Elizabeth Hines, Mrs. Helen
McCoy. Mrs. Ruth Majors. Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew White, Indianapolis;
Mrs. B. Caston, Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Gee, Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Revels,
Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Ball, Mrs.
A. Martin, Mrs. A. Pleasant and
Other highlights of the conven
tion will appear in our next issue.
Tidbit Of News
About Folk We
Mr. Manuel Durr of Canton was
the week-end guest of his sister.
Mrs. L. A. Harris, 810 West Pas
cagoula Street, where he was the
recipient of special courtesies that
made his visit a delightful one. Mr.
Durr has many friends here who
were all delighted to see him. He
also visited another sister here,
Mrs. M. L. Lowe.
Mrs. Hazle Foote of Chicago is
a visitor in the city as the guests
of Mrs. Robert Calhoun, 128 E. Pas
cagoula St., where courtesies are
being extended to her.
Mrs. M. L. Martin, 200 Pleasant
Avenue, left the city last week for
Memphis, Tenn., where she is the
I guest of her sister, other relatives
, and friends. She will be honored
! guest at several social affairs while
j in the Blumm City. Mrs. Martin
| is a popular seamstress of the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett L. Dixon.
West Pearl Street, returned to their
home which they share with Mrs.
I William, Mr. Dixon’s mother, af
ter spending several months in Chi
cago, where he was employed. He
will enter a branch of the United
States Armed Service soon.
Mr. J. E. McNeamer, daughter
Essie Lee and niece, Mrs. Marie
Austin, motored to Vicksburg or
Tuesday to attend the funeral ol
! their sister-in-law and aunt, Mrs
Jannie Moore, who passed away in
St. Louis, Mo., several days ago
Mrs. Moore had recently visited in
Jackson several weeks after at
tending the funeral of her sister
the late, Mrs. Birda McNeamer,
who died after receiving injuries
at the Magee Laundry.
Mrs. Bettie Johnson has returned
to her home, 210 E. Davis Street,
after a pleasant visit to Hickory
Mississippi, to see her brother, Pvt
Roosevelt Ford who is now sta
tioned at Camp Mackall, N. C
She also visited relatives and
friends in Newton. She was ac
companied home by Mrs. Inez Pru
itt, who visited with her a few
Mrs. Ruth Luckett Moore has as
her houseguests, her brother, Mr.
Howard Luckett of Chicago, 111.
Cpl. Johnnie Grockerham from
Camp Forrest, Tenn., was home
during the past week to see his
wife, Mrs. Gladys Crockerham.
Mr. Mora Patterson, son of Mrs.
Grace Duckworth, 323 Fortification
St., was home several days recent
ly on his furlough. He left Friday,
August 13 for Great Lakes, 111.,
where heis stationed in the U. S.
Rev. H. Bradley of Webb, for
merly of Jackson, Miss., is in Jack
son attending the National Conven
tion at Christ Temple Church of
Staff Sgt. John, Pfc. Henry, Pvt.
! Frank and Wayne Bogan were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bogan,
223 George Street last week. They
were here to the funeral of their
grandmother, Pfc. James Bogan
who is doing over sea duty was
unable to*be at the funeral.
Miss Jessie Lee Taylor has re
turned from Meridian where she
visited her aunt, Mrs. Susie Grant.
Miss Alberta Horne, charming
young daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
James Horne of Chicago, is in the
city visiting her aunt, Mrs. Walter
Johnson, 1002 Flora Avenue. Be
fore returning to her home she
will visit her grandmother, Mrs.
Alberta Horne of Rankin County.
Cpl. Dennis Sweet is stationed
somewhere in England and his
wife and family are living with
relatives in Vicksburg, Miss., for
Mrs. LulaWilson of Crosby,
Miss., visited in the homeof Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Campbell last week
end. Baby Campbell was sick last
week, but is recuperating nicely at
Some of the people of this com
munity have been attentive to the
Convention at the 1st Temple this
week. We hope this meeting will
be helpful to everyone.
Mrs. Julia Mae Day was visitor
in the home of her m6ther-in-law,
Mrs. Sis Day last week. She re
ports an enjoyable trip.
Mrs. Ruth Hodge of Clinton,
Miss., is visiting her sister, there
porter, Mrs. Eugene Davis.
An a£ed lady, Mrs. Alice Single
ton, sister of Mr. Henry Ford of
Lincoln Addition, died August 13.
This good woman was born in Clai
borne County. There she spent her
youth days moving to Jackson,
Miss., in 1901 where she lived the
rest of her life. She was a Christ
ian woman and greatly loved. She
leaves three brothers, Mr. Henry
Ford, Jackson, Miss.; Will Ford,
Clarksdale, Miss.; Marshall Ford.
Little Rock, Ark., and one nephew
The OPA Consumer Education
group of the William Johnson
Bethlehem Center will hold a Con
sumer Education mass meeting.
Monday evening, August 30th, at
Collins Funeral Home Chapel, 415
N. Farish Street. Mr. Holcomb,
connected with the Hinds County
Health Department is guest speak
er. Mr. Holcomb's address will be
on “Malaria Control.” Moving pic
tures will be shown. Everyone is
cordially invited to be present.
Mr. John H. Powell, Jr. is mak
ing plans to organize a “Working
Boys’ Club.” This club will in
clude boys and young men who
have some leisure time during the
morning hours. The club will be
of an informational nature.together
with regular group discussions on
subjects selected by the group. Bas
ket ball, ping pong, and other
games will be featured.
The Boy Scout Troop No. 53 will
meet as usual at the Center Aug
ust 31, at 7:30 p. m. All members
are urged to be present to discuss
and evaluate the public program,
and Court of Honor held at 8 p. m.
on Friday night, August 27th, at
Lanier High School auditorium.
The Junior Music Club and the
Choir of the William Johnson
Bethlehem Center met Tuesday,
August 24, for their final meeting
of the summer session. Miss Ruth
M. Carryer, Supervisor, awarded
certificates to the club members
who were outstanding in attend
ance and faithful work. They
were: Ola Manning and Colleen
Manning. The club members were
served delicious refreshments. These
clubs will resume their activities
Tuesday, September 7th, at 10
The Red Cross Home Nursing
Committee is a Hinds County Com
mittee, authorized by t he Red
Cross to plan and set up classes
in Home Nursing. There is a gi-eat
need for such classes to be organiz
ed to help relieve the strain on
civilian medical doctors and nurses.
This committee will hold its first
meeting at the Center Friday, Aug
ust 27, at 5:30 p. m.
Now just how did you say your
girl friend got her black eye Cli
fort? A car wreck, eh?
When Soffie comes on the scene,
everybody else had just as well
disappear, as far as Norman is con
Gloria Goodloe is it really true
that Percy Boddie and Albert
Huchings are your heartbeats now
—what about Rudolph Holden?
Rudolph Holden is home on his
furlough. Wonder what poor Ers
ley Youngblood will do, it seems
that Rudolph can get all of Bleeds
There seems to be a new ro
mance between Mary Louise Davis
and Robert Sikes. What’s your'
Vera Eatmon, be yourself! It is1
no use of your putting on, because’
Chicago is packed full of south rn
hep cats. Hurry up Babe and get!
back your natural size, because you'
are losing your Venus shape.
Frank Robinson has arrived home
from his vacation and Mattie Beas
ley and Laura Farish seems to be
mighty happy over the fact.
Playboy Buster Banks has quieted
down. He’s not much in evidence
now—what’s wrong, fel ow?
A number of folk would appre
ciate it very much if Junior Den
ton would mind his own business
and leave other folk's alone.
INTENTIONS TO WED
Will Blunston, 312 Garner St —
Annie Thompson, 412 People's Al
Charlie Adams—Janie Mack.
Morris Townsley, 109 W. Oak
ley, City—Mary Louise Hubbard,
Johnnie Lee Davis, 96 Riggins—
Mary Lee Minor, 247 E. Hamilton
James Brown—Luvenia Battle, R.
Luke Taylor—Celia Robertson,
213 Factory St.
James Ware, R. 2, Jackson—Lou
ise Price, 227 Whitfield St.
Esly Jenkins, 2108 Pleasant Ave.
—Mary Emanuel, R. 1, Clinton.
Harol Ross, 1519 Froost St., Kan
sas City, Kansas—Gladys Massie,
Booker T. Dennis, 704 Bloom—
Doris Finley, 331 Grayson’s Alley.
Willie Huey Tucker, 1118 Deer
park St.—Monica Maud Marshall,
619 Rose St.
John Henry Cage, 160 Dewit St.,
City—Elnora Candy, Flora, Miss.
Malcolm Needham, 511 Bloom St.
—Willie Bell Samuels.
Joe Bransom—Polly Ann Brown,
Crystal Springs, Miss.
B. W. Alexander—Esther Belle
Johnson, 612 N. Mill St.
Louis C. McCray, Starks, Fla.—
Wilma Gamlin, 2902 W. Capital.
Ed Hill, 159 Adelle - St.—Roberta
Bryant, 174 Livingston St.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our sincere
thanks to friends and neighbors for
the kindness and sympathy shown
us at the death of our beloved
husband and father, Mr. Perry
Many thinks for the beautiful
floral offerings. All have our ev
MRS. NORA MITCHELL,
2657 Prosperity St.
Lawyer (to tearful young wo
man)—Yes, a divorce would cost
you about $200.
Woman?—Don’t be ridiculous?
That’s entirely too much. Besides
I can have him shot for $50.
Don’t let the boys on the fronts
down—Buy War Bonds today!
Paid For Good
Amite St. Jackson, Miss.
I WE CAN’T FAIL THEM NOW!
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RINE ALL THE WAY.
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1 VICKSBURG, MISS. I
13rd War Loan Drive Starts September 9
BACK THE ATTACK—WITH WAR BONDS!
Potts Super-Service 1
Super-Shell Gas and Oils i
Tires Goodyear Batteries I
Phone 421 Cotton and Clay Sts.
VICKSBURG, MISS. |
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Farmers’ Seed & Supply Co.
Phone 144 1517 Washington St.
BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS WITH THE MONEY YOU
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DOUBLE FEATURE VARIETY BILL!
LET US CHECK YOUR CAR!
Carburetor and Brake
JACKSON MOTOR CLINIC
Formerly Johnson Battery Service
FRONT END ALIGNMENT AND WHEEL BALANCING SERVICE
124 E. AMITE ST. JACKSON, MISS.
. 229 S..Congress St. Phone 4-4036
Ice Tea Glasses
Enamel Cooking Utensils
Stone Mixing Bowls
I EVERETT HARDWARE CO. '
j 123-131 South State St. Phone 2-2628 j
Jackson's Most Complete Hardware
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We Appreciate Your Trade
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For an evening of real pleasure, drive out
and dine at
GRAVES’ PLACE—Cafe and Grocery
It is a pleasure for us to serve you
Eat Your Dinner With Us.
Delicious Food - Reasonable Prices - Free Delivery
Lula Graves, Mgr. Phone 4-9379 Fannin Road
“WHERE TO GO PROBLEM’,
“Our Service is the Best,
Our Food is too. • '
And That Means
W’ere Expecting You.”
Stevens Bar-B-Q and
“The South’s Finest Food and Service”
Stevens Tourist Home
Clean, Cozy and Comfortable Rooms
Stevens Umbrella Garden
An Atmosphere of Southern California and
Florida, Right Here in Jackson
< HIGHWAY 49—Pocahontas Road
Phone for Reservation
r Tourist Home 3-3186, BarB-Q Inn 4-9265
[ HENRIETTA STEVENS, Prop,
i WILLIE STEVENS, Mgr.
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