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JACKSON SOCIAL NEWS i
By SARAH McNEAMER HARVEY
JUST TWELVE ART
The Just Twelve Art Club re
cently held their meeting in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Booker T.
Wolfe, 1220 Booker, St., and dis
cussed plans whereby they may
continue the project for 1944 that
they carried on in 1943, the up
keep of Lincoln cemetery in Wash
ington Addition. Persons having
members of the family or relatives
buried in this cemetery are asked
to remember that they will be con
tacted from time to time by the
members of The Just Twelve Art
Club to please contribute to this
cause as was done in 1943.
Officers of the club are: Mrs.
n 1 o 1 rw”»Lr T\
Maude Skinner, vice president;
Mrs. Cari’ie Surney, secretary; Mrs.
Catherine Dobbins, assistant secre
tary; Mrs. Blanche Griffin, instruc
tor; Mrs. Beatrice Wolfe, assistant
instructor; Mrs. Pearl Bracey, treas
urer; Mrs. Mary Thomas, reporter.
GIVES SILVER TEA
The lovely home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ulysses Tate, 2616 Prosperity St.,
was the scene of a lovely Silver
Tea, Sunday evening, for the ben
efit' of the Blair Street A. M. E.
Church. Those present to enjoy
this delightful affair were: Mr. and
Mrs. James Whiting, Mr. and Mrs.
L. Turner, Mr. and Mrs. H. Henry,
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lewis, Mr.
and Mrs. H. Anderson, Mr. and
Mrs. Lannie Hughes, Mesdames
Whisenton, Jessie Kinney, Jimmie
Harris, Porter, Bertha Williams,
Mollie Banyard, Martha Bell Lewis,
Helen Benson, Frankie L. McDan
iel, Travis, Alice Woolfork, Misses
Anna Durr Fima Mrirlopc Manpir
Chase, Messrs. McConal, Austin,
Pvt. and Mrs. Charlie Travis.
THE JOLLY WORKERS CLUB
The Jolly Workers Club held its
regular meeting in the home of
Mrs. Mary Bullie, Union Street.
The meeting which was interesting,
was presided over by the president,
Mrs. Marie Ford. Mrs. Hattie Hill
gave a most inspiring talk on
“Christian Life.” Members were
reminded that Sunday, March 12,
is Woman’s Day at Blair Street A.
M. E. Zion Church. Mrs. Marie
Ford, president; Annie L. Ward,
secretary; Rev. G. W. Staffney, pas
They give their lives—you lend
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Tidbits of News
About Folk We
Staff Sgt. Robert Lee Wolfe of
U30 Everett Street, and former
football coach of Alexander High
School is now stationed somewhere
Friends of T/Sgt. Edgar L. Stuck
ey, stationed Camp Sutton, N. C.,
are sorry to hear that at present!
he is confined to the hospital. They
hope that he will be soon fully re
covered from his illness. T/Sgt.
Stuckey is an arden reader of this
paper and has subscribed for it ever
since his induction some two or
more years ago.
Miss Sallie Mae Bishop, beauti
cian of Hattiesburg, is now stay
ing with Mrs. Mary W. Thomas 1429
Jones Street. While here Miss
Bishop is employed at Lula Bell’s
Beauty Shop and reports that she
enjoys her work fine.
Mrs. Vinia Wolfe of Crystal
Springs, was the week-end guest
of her children on Everett, Jones, 1
Dalton and Book Streets. While
hereMrs. Wolfe attended the Hinds
County Women’s Institute that met
at College Hill M. B. Church.
Cpl. John L. Beamon, Camilla,
Ga., was the guest of his cousin,
Miss Ida Mae Spence, 1107 Aberdeen
street recently, where he was given !
a hospitable reception. He also vis- i
ited Jim Hill School where he saw
another cousin, Essie Lee Jeter, 9th
grade student. He is stationed at
Charleston, S. C.
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Mrs. Sarah Jefferson and Re
guna, her daughter, both of New
Orleans, were week-end visitors in
the city as the guests of Mrs. Mat
tie Nelson, in whose home they
were recipients of special courtes
Mrs. Mattie Woodruff and baby
of Oak Ridge, La., were guests in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Lewis, 123 Noel Street. Mrs. Wood
ruff is the sister of Mr. Handy,
Joe and Dempsey Lewis. She also
visited in the home of her nieces,
Mrs. Douglas Dyson, 1705 Barrett
Avenue, and Mrs. Willie Harris,
145 Noel. She returned to her
home on February 22, after 10
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HENRIETTA STEVENS, Prop.
WILLIE STEVENS, Mgr.
days in Jackson. While here she
was contacted by a long distance
telephone call with Mr. and Mrs.
Dempsey Lewis who are now liv
ing in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. DeForest Hollings-1
worth, formerly of this city, but
who .are now making their home
in Omaha, Nebraska, were visitors
in this city as guests of relatives
and friends who were delighted to
greet them and to extend to them
courtesies that made their visit a
most pleasant one. Mrs. Hollings
worth spent more than two weeks
here, while her husband joined her
here and spent several days before
they returned to Omaha. Mr. Hol
lingsworth is in Pullman service, i
Mrs. Robert Calhoun, 128 E. Cal
houn Street, spent some time ir
McComb this week transacting bus
iness before returning to her home.
Mrs. Calhoun has relatives and a
host of friends in McComb.
Mr. Amos Williams of 120 Gum
Street, left the city on Sunday,
March 5, for Tuskegee, Ala. Mr.
Williams is a former representa
tive of The Mississippi Enterprise
and it is hoped that he will soon
be back on the job again.
Mr. and Mrs. Cuba Johnson were
recent visitors in the city as the
guests of Mrs. Johnson’s mother,
Mrs. Lucy Watkins, 334 Whiterose
St. The Johnsons live in Chicago.
Mr. Eugene Banyard came home
from Chicago thi sweek to report
to Camp Shelby for induction into
the Army. His mother and sister
will return with him to Chicago.
Pfc. Sidney Carey is here on a
furlough to visit his wife, Mrs.
Ida Carey, and parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Josh Carey.
Mrs. Rebecca J. Dotson of Tulsa,
Okla., and sister of Monroe Trivil
lion, Florence Street, left Tuesday
for her home atfer attending the
funeral of her sister, Mrs. Carrie
Fitzhugh. Mrs. Dotson is a Reli
gious Education teacher in the
Week Day Bible Schol in Tulsa and
wife of one of the most prominent
pastors in her city and is quite ac
tive in social and religious life.
While here she visited relatives and
friends in Port Gibson and Vicks
Velma Coleman, Reporter
The reporter for the Warm
Springs Community wants tothank
all friends who were with them
Sunday, March 5, on their regular
Pastoral Day. We want to tahnk
the Rev. Wheeler of Seminary, also
for broadcasting to our students
over his broadcasting station a few
numbers. I want to say his mes
sage and songs will long be remem
Friends, one and all, you are
cordially invited to be with us each
MONDAY-TUESDAY, MARCH 13-14
2 - Big Days - 2
NEW ALAMO THEATRE
Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and Cab Calloway in one of many hilarious
'moments in "Stormy Weather,” a sensational cavalcade of rhythm!
BOX OFFICE OPENS AT 10:30 A. M.
WE HAVE A SUPPLY OF
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
You do not need a Certificate to have this
work done. *
GRADE “A” RUBBER USED ON TRUCK TIRES
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ON EAST PEARL JOINING
JOE T. DEHMER, Owner and Manager
Sunday of the month at Egypt Hill
M. E. Church.
Has school closed yet? No. But ’
in a few days we can say yes. We
are going to close the school house
door but this does not mean for
students to forget to study because
by studying you will soon reach
the road of success, and happiness.
Yes, happiness you will have and
some day you will be able to serve
as we have served. Friends please
be with us on our final closing ex
ercises which will be Wednesday
night, March 15.
±-ici ub uu muic iui uur ugniers. |
1 Because we want Peace. Buy Bonds
Mrs. Mildred Bates, Reporter
Mrs. Willie Mae Cameron has re
turned from Alabama where she
visited a week with her sister,
Mrs. Nanie Lou Trott.
Pvt. Jimmie L. Deal is home on
a furlough visiting his sister, Mrs.
Lily Farr. He is stationed in a
camp in Utah.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gordon,
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Edward and
Mr. Leonard Hayden, motored to
Okolona recently to see Dr. Wheel
er, who is very ill.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our sincere
and heartfelt thanks to relatives
and friends, also Rev. Myers and
Rev. McClenty, the Farish Street
Baptist Church, the Missionary So
ciety of the Farish Street Baptist
Church and the Daughters and Sir
Knights for their kindness and
sympathy shown us during the ill
ness and death of my daughter-in
law, Mrs. Robert Porter. Special
thanks to Mrs. Maude Thompson
and Mrs. J. A. Barksdale, also mem
bers of New Strangers Home M. B.
Church. Thanks for the beautiful
floral offerings. All have our deep
Mrs. Hattie Allen and
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i 9:00 P. M. UNTIL—
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