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JACKSON SOCIAL NEWS
By SARAH McNEAMER HARVEY TEA AT USO LOUNGE DRAWS LARGE CROWD On Sunday evening, January 30, from 6:00 to 7:00 o’clock, the USO— T. A. Volunteers were hostesses at a Tea given in the Lounge at the Illinois Central Station. Using the patriotic colors in dec- ! oration the ladies made the lounge a place of beauty and a very fit ting background for the type of program that had been planned. Guests artists were the Jackson Harmonaires, a group of blind sing ers under the direction of Mrs. Es- * ther Roebuck, and Mrs. Unetta Hardman Thomas who recited beau tifully. Miss Dorothy Ellis, Direc- ! tor, USO Travelers Aid, was guest j speaker, explaining the program of i the Lounge and stressing the great need for more volunteers. Among the volunteers and guests present were: Mesdames E. Wil liams, B. James, M. Washington, B. August, E. Roebuck, L. Davis, A. Wells, L. Patton, T. Colemon, C. • Davis, R. Owens, M. F. Taylor, H. Smith, Unetta H. Thomas, M. C. Collins, R. P. Tillis, L. Smith, L. P. Stevens, B. Henderson, O. M. Adams, D. Wilson, M. Starr, L. No-1 nan, N. Green, M. Banks, L. Rob inson, R. Lovett. GIVES BUFFET SUPPER FOR NEPHEW On Tuesday evening, the home of Mrs. Laura Collins, So. Roach Street, was the scene of a very en joyable Buffet Supper given in honor of her nephew and niece, Cpl. and Mrs. Curtis Lux who have been spending Cpl. Lux’s furlough here in the city as guests of Mrs. Collins and other relatives. Al ways a charming hostess, Mrs. Col lins left nothing undone to make this affair one that would long be uj an pi cscilt. iiiiu out the evening the guests en joyed Pokeno and other games. Climaxing the affair, they were ushered into the dining room where ■ they served themselves from a ta ble packed with the most delicious food and drinks. Sharing the pleasure of this evening with Cpl. and Mrs. Lux were: Monroe Al len, S. 2/c of Camp Robert Small, Great Lakes, 111., and Mrs. Allen; George Bracey, S. T. M. 1/c and Mrs. Bracey; Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Williams, Mesdames Charlie B. Newsom, Florence Robinson, S. M. Harvey, Ann Lenoard, Misses Essie Terry, Eddie M. Butler, Mildred Mathews, Messrs. Jeff Marsh, John ny Willis, Silas Buchanan, Wallace Spann, Earl Thornton, Joe Gray Ison, Rosa Terry and Charlie Brown. CONCERT ARTIST AT FARISH ST. CHURCH Emanuel Mansfield, tenor and • concert artist, Morehouse and At- j lanta University graduate and foremost artist of the Negro race, ! will appear in a varied and uni versal program that will please the most severe critic at Farish Street Baptist Church, February 7, 1944, at 8:00 p. m. The public is cor dially invited to attend. Patrons lift;,** K.1K «i’- » V desiring to purchase tickets will kindly contact Rev. C. A. Greer, Pastor, Phone 2-1298. CHOIFS GIVE ENJOYABLE PROGRAM On the afternoon of the fifth Sunday in January at three o’clock the Senior Choir of St. Peter’s Baptist Church on South and Mar tin Streets presented five choirs in a program of gospel singing. The church was filled to its ca pacity, with hardly standing room. As the choirs lifter their voices and sang praises to God, each per son present was made to rejoice to the very depths of their souls. The following choirs were present and reported as follows: St. James, $4.10; Whites Chapel, $5.03; Pearlie Groves’ Gospel Choir, $6.00; New Strangers’ Home, $7.00; College Hill Mission Chorus No. 3, $10.00. To tal sum raised was $32.13. A first and second prize was given the choirs raising the highest amount above $3.00. W’e deeply appreciate the pres ence and cooperation of these choirs, for without their effort the program could not have been a success. Mrs. Stella Joiner-Lucas, President; Mrs. Eunice Course, Sec.; Miss Ethel W. Woods, Pianist and Reporter. JOHNSON-BUCKLEY MARRIAGE TOLD Of interest to their friends and acquaintances will be the an nouncement of the marriage of Mrs. Myrtle Buckley and Jackson Johnson which took place, Monday, January 17. Mrs. Johnson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. uuruc ana ivir. jonnson is xne son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Johnson of Raymond. Mrs. Johnson is one of the efficient barbers at the Super ior Barber Shop. Mr. Johnson is employed at Asher Brothers Com pany. PORO CLUG NEWS A card of thanks was received from the soldiers of the General Foster Hospital for presents sent to them by the Poro Club members during the Christmas season. The Poro Club will meet Monday night, Feb. 14, at the home of Mrs. | Hattie Jones. A delicious turkey dinner was en joyed by the members of the Poro Club. Out of town guests for January: Mrs. Margaret Hill, 3535 Cottage Grove, Chicago; Mrs. Flora Lenor of Jackson, who is attending the' Poro Beauty School of New Or- j leans; Mrs. Rosie Lee Wolfe, Bal timore, Md.; Mrs. Addie Gadson, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mrs. C. Langston attended Poro School Graduation Exercises Sun day and Monday, Jan. 30-31, visiting other schools there. Mrs. Walter Pinson has returned from North Carolina, where she visited her husband, who is serv ing in the Army. I DANCE I At The SKATING RINK SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6,1944 Sponsored by Tattling Tess -- Plenty of Fun! ★ - IWaste by DUKE HUDDLESTON’S ORCHESTRA' 4:00 until... ? Adm. 45c < Tidbits of News About Folk We Know Mrs. Carrie Anderson and son, George, from Los Angeles, were called to Memphis to attend the funeral of Mrs. Anderson’s niece, Mrs. Anderson’s niece, Mrs. Bar bara Henderson. She also visited her sister in Jackson, Mrs. Hannah Sherrod and another sister, Mrs. Hamp Jones in MqComb, where she joined her brother, Mr. George Minor, ffrom Baton Rouge, La. She enjoyed a most delightful visit. Pfc. Frank G. Robinson was in the city last week on a ten days’ leave from Camp Ellis, 111., visiting his wife, Mrs. Lucile Robinson and mother, Mrs. Henretta Robinson of Tougalo, and brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Robinson, 258 E. Bell Street. He expressed him self as having an enjoyable visit. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Chase, for merly of 2620 Prosperity Street, have been in the city for the past five weeks. They are returning to Cleveland, Ohio, by the way of New Orleans, La., Jacksonville, Fla., Washington, D. C., and New York City. They will reach Cleveland a wek before time for Mr. Chase in cqiI Pvt. Joseph Henry Darden is here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Darden, 890 Power Drive. He also visited his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Robe Darden, 184 Whitfield St. Many special cour tesies are being extended to Pvt. Darden. He is stationed at Camp Beauregard, La. Mrs. M. L. Martin of Pleasant Avenue, is in Forest and Hillsboro, Miss., where she is visiting her sis ter, Mrs. Malcolm Smith, other rel atives and friends who are making her visit a most pleasant one. Mrs. Martin was reared in this section, being a member of one of Scott county's best known and respected families. She is a popular seam stress and has traveled consider ably. Mr. Frank Roliton is reported resting nicely after being attacked by five soldiers Tuesday evening while he and his wife were on their way home from the theatre. Ac cording to both Mr. and Mrs. Roli ton, the attack was entirely unpro voked and was just another exam pie of soldiers stationed at nearby camps molesting civilians for no reason at all. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Guess, 1205 Dalton Street, returned to the city Wednesday after spending several days in Clarksdale where they were guests of Mrs. Maggie Moore, mother of Mrs. Guess. They re ported an enjoyable visit. Mrs. S. V. Myers was a week end visitor in Hazlehurst where she was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. John Bins, cousins, other relatives and friends, including Mr. and Mrs. Frank Calhoun, Jr. She was ac companied by little Laverne Par ker, daughter of Mrs. Ruth B. Par ker. «• — Mr. and Mrs. John Powell had as their recent guests their daugh ter-in-law, Mrs. L. J. Powell from Alabama, and their son, First Sgt. Thomas Powell, who is stationed at Fort Hauchuca, Arizona. The young couple also visited other relatives and friends. Cpl. Charles Martin of the city, was home on a 10-days furlough from Foster Field, Victoria, visit ing friends and relatives. On Fri day he was entertained by his friends in the home of Mrs. Massie Hawkins where a delicious Tur key dinner was served and cards and other games enjoyed. He left Saturday for Foster Fields, where he is in station in the Air Corps. His many friends were happy to welcome him home and will miss him very much. Miss Mary A. Banks and Mr. Bur nard Banks, children of Mr. and Mrs. A. Banks of this city have re turned to New York where they are no wmaking their home. They were accompanied by Misses Vera I. Jones and Gertrude Washington. Intentions To Wed Mr. Eddie Allen Bowman, 2949 Bishop St., Miss Johnnie Mae Lucy. Mr. Guy Dobson, 1434 High, Miss Margie Harper, 1449 High. Mr. James Coleman, Russville, Ala., Miss Delphine Carter, 1939 Wicks. Mr. Charlie B. Robnison, Miss An nie M. Harper, 2411 Lynch. Mr. 'Charles Reed Smith, Hay mond, Miss Willie M. Jackson, 810 Canal. Mr. C. W. Tobias, 163 Sidway, Miss Mattie Jones, 313 Lemley. Mr. John McCoy, Jr., 933 Master, Make This Your Favorite Eating Place THE BUDWEISER INN Our Chef Is An Expert — Our Waitresses Clean And Courteous REGULAR DINNERS — PLATE LUNCHES SANDWCHES — DRINKS BEER 609 N. Farish St. Jackson, Miss. WE HAVE A SUPPLY OF Grade 1 Firestone Passenger and Truck TIRES and TUBES Also Grade 3 Tires In The Following Sizes— 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 Inch BRING YOUR CERTIFICATES TO US Recapping and Vulcanizing All Sizes You do not need a Certificate to have this work done. GRADE “A” RUBBER USED ON TRUCK TIRES C r C AUTO JJJ HOTEL SOUTH’S FINEST ON EAST PEARL JOINING Heidelberg Hotel Phone 4-6555 JOE T. DEHMER, Owner and Manager JACKSON, MISS. Miss Elizabeth Washington. Mr. Sam Chambers, 232 E. Bell, Miss Jessie Washington, 232 E. Bell. Mr. Deloriri Ellis, Miss Frances Chaffer, Clinton. Mr. Price Hill, 199 E. Bell, Miss Lillie M. Hitler, 219 E. Bell. Pontotoc News Mrs. Mildred Bate, Reporter Mrs. Dolly Wilson of Beloit, Wis., was called to the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Lena Souter, who is seriously ill. We are sorry to lose Mr. Rich ard Smith and family from our community. They have moved to Chesterville. Mrs. Mamie Lou Lerner is leav ing soon for Cleveland, Ohio, to loin her husband, Mr. Clifton Eer ier. Mi's. Walter Souter enjoyed a idsit from her son, Jimmie Souter, who was home on furlough from -amp Green, Okla., recently. The Rust College Singers pre sented a most enjoyable program here last Friday night, which was enjoyed by a large crowd. The many friends of Mr. Nelts Childs are sorry to hear of his illness and wish for him a speedy recovery. Mrs. Willie Mae Cameron and at tractive little daughter, Margaret Ann, spent last week-end in Ecru visiting Mrs. Cameron’s sister-in law, Mrs. Margie ONeal. Rev. S. F. Givans, pastor of Pon totoc Church, preached in Oxford Sunday. 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