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Let Every Negro Buy As Many Bonds As Possible!
These and Other Mississippi Boys and Girls Are Giving Thier Lives If Necessary...
We Can At Least Lend Our Money...
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Negroes Can Make — Work, Save and Earn for the Race Economic Security After the War
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Alexander School Track Team Goes To Tuskegee Carnival Field Meet
The Panthers gave good account
of themselves led by the fleet John
Sims, George Evans, Jessie Buie,
Samuel Crump, Willie Price, John
nye Gilmore, Jr., Clarence John
son, Jr., and James Newton, with
8 second places and 6 third places.
Each man was able to bring back
at least one certificate and most
of them two.
Mr. Clarence Johnson, Sr., one
of the leading supporters of athle
tics around Brookhaven, was large
ly responsible for the team making
the trip financially. With his efforts
several of the Negro and White
business places donated.
Coach Tanner and Miss Thomp
son with the girls track team, Miss
Lloyd a teacher and nine other stu
dents accompanied the team to
When asked how the Big 8 Con
ference Track Champs, also state
champs of track rated with other
leading teams of the county, Coach
Tanner said, “My boys looked
mighty good against Booker Wash
ington of Atlanta, Austin high of
Texas; Montgomery high of Alaba
ma, and others in that bracket.
The Alexander school was assur
ed other invitations.
Mrs. Carrie Jones Lewis depart
ed this life, Wednesday night, May
16, at an unknown hour. She wras
discovered by her husband Thurs
day morning when she failed to
arise as usual. Officials called in
to investigate her death, seemed to
have thought death was caused by
a stroke. She had not been ill and
eaten a cabbage dinner late Wed
npcriav pupninu Arranppmpntc
were in charge of People Funeral
Home, and funeral services were
held at the China Grove A.M.E.
church. Tributes were made by to ,
the deceased by Mr. W. M. Mc
Aroy, Mr. A. Rhodes. Solo by Mrs.
A. M. Bullie, Mr. S. C. Chincy at
the piano. Obituary by Mrs. Louise
Bullie. Mrs. Carrie Lewis was born
in Madison county February J, 1870.
She died at the age of 75 years. She
was a member of China Grove
church from her youth and was a
member of China Grove Benevo- !
lent Society 40 years. She leaves
a husband, ’ Mr. Essich Lewis of
Madison, one son, Mr. Charlie Per
kins of Clarksdale, six grandchil
dren, nine great-grandchildren, two
nieces and two nephews, a host of
relatives and friends. Rev. R. B.
Luckett preached an inspiring ser
mon. Interment was in China Grove
The following services were held
at Mt. Charity M. B. church, May j
20. Corner stone lead by Precious
Jewel Lodge No. 215, Mr. R. C.
Jones, master. The following lodges
and courts joined in the services.
Madison Court No. 146 Livingston
Lodge, and Court, China Grove
Lodge and Court, Wilson Grove
Lodge, Golden Rule Palace, Madi
son quartet of Mt. Charity renders
a fine gospel service. Welcome ad
dress by the astor, Rev. Luckett.
The corner stone sermon was
preached by Rev. Colemon. The
collection for the day waa $130.69.
Dinner was served by the mem
bers of Mt. Charity. There was
plenty for everyone. Rev. Luckett,
Mrs. Earsley Scott of Mt. Char
ity who is now serving as presi
dent of the Missionary Society is
a mother of the church and a mem
ber of the chorus.
Mrs. Emma Thompson of Mt.
Charity is a member of the chorus.
Lt. Hasia Ransburg recently vis
ited home. He is the son of Mrs.
Parill Johnson of Madison. He has
spent 27 months overseas and was
home on a 30 days furlough. He re
ported an enjoyable visit.
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