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The Mississippi Enterprise
A NEWS SERVICE FOR MISSISSIPPI NEGROES Published Weekly at Jackson, Mississippi 143 E. Monument Street Willie J. Miller----Manager, SUBSCRIpTI0N rates“ ONE YEAR_ $2.00 THREE MONTHS_05c Advertising Rates Furnished On Request A MESSAGE TO JACKSON PARENTS By Sarah Harvey On Monday and Tuesday nights, November 26-27, the Colored Skating Rink, a new, modern building that will be used mainly for dancing, skating and wholesome recreation for both young and old who prefer these particular forms of entertainment, will be opened. Because a large number of persons who attend the al'-1 fairs given in the Skating Rink are young people, your sons and daughters, those persons who own and operate the build ing as a dance hall feel that you should be given the follow ing assurance of their safety and well-being while they are inside of the building. building'has ‘been made as near fire-proof as possi > ble. There are all the doors and exits as required by law and at every affair, we personally assure you that law and order will be enforced by officers who have in the past shown an interest in your boys and girls that has been friendly j and helpful. When your boys and girls attend dances or any other! kind of entertainment given within the Skating Rink they j will come in contact with the same boys and girls whom they associate daily at their schools, clubs and other public gath erings. They dance with the same dance crowd that attend the dances given at Jackson College, Lanier High, USO and even in your homes. We who mcyiage the Skating Rink know that nothing goes on within its walls while your chil dren are there that can’t and doesn’t go on within the walls of the places mentioned above. ^ The Skating Rink wds not erected to compete with any of the places mentioned above, or with any other dance hall that may be erected, we will not use any special enticement to get your children to the dances that are given there, but we do intend to keep it, the building, and the affairs given there, clean and wholesome, and if you care to see how your children conduct themselves at dances, we invite vou to I come to every dance, buy a ticket and maybe let your son or daughter teach you to jitterbug or you can teach them the old-fashioned are of waltzing. Now if your children ciipn't \tfant you to attend. dances with them, or you are too busy to fake time out to visit the only place that is provided for your children to get together for wholesome entertain ment, and we mean dancing, then that is entirely your and your children’s affair. But, parents, we only want you to "come out, see how dances are conducted at the Skating Rink and then tell those groups that are daily talking about juvenile delinquence and never doing anything about juvenile delinquency to the ex tent that they will spend a little tim eor money to provide some place where your young folk can jmeet and enjoy them selves, to either “put up or shut up.” A BARGAIN IN LOIS lew Shady Oaks Subdivision Only $190.90 Each Free House and Lot 1o be given to some Lucky Purchaser Located between Shady Grove Baptist Church and New Sears-Roebuck Plant Site. For Information & Transportation, call 0. C. WARMER - - 4-8386 "THE MAN TO SEE !S O. C." YOUR CREDIT IS COOD TURE CO. 144 North Farish Street OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH US NOW — Easy To arms — We Pay Cash For Your Old Furniture IVVe Buy and Sell Everything Rhodes Variety Grocery and j Market FANCY AND STAPLE GROCERIES I QUALITY MEATS \ 1 !! 010 N. Gallatin St. Store Phene 4-0415 j Res. Phone 2-1947 Jackson, Miss. Its the Tops in Beauty, Comfort, Exclusiveness r n i ? ?n # , i Located on Whitfield-Mill Road North of the Airport Highway STEAK — CHOPS — CHICKEN Sunday Dinner A Specialty Special Reservations for Clubs and Parties Call 4-5991 I . 1 All Guests Must Present Membership Cards ELBERT TOPPS. Mgr. MiM—8———gMUMWI) —-- — ■' ..X *. . j |rr ■ jn*j«rMT1M——|—————— I For Good Taste, For Courteous Service, For Economy and Quality, None Can Compare With People’s Funeral Home ' Featuring STANDARD SERVICE AMBULANCE SERVICE DeLUZE 888 North Farish Street Dial 3-2576 iit-9■.cgry<;i3Br»wt’in.wi’niira; ■ I: ' -^ Visit Your Neighborhood Grocery Store and Market We Have A Complete Line of Fancy Stape Groceries Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Quality Meats PERCY SIMPSON’S PLACE Located on James Hill Street—Virden Addition Phone 4-5154 Jackson, Miss. RECAPPING TIRES OUR SPECIALTY IT* 1 ire Formerly the National Recap Shop Our Service Is Expert and Speedy Cor. Woodrow Wilson and Bailey Ave. Phone 3-3851 Jackson 117, Miss. i: FOR SYMPATHIC AND EFFICIENT SERVICE | :; SEE f ' 1 1 «£• Latham’s Funeral Home . ; | AND 1 Union Burial Association | !! • Since 1909 * ; I HERSCHEL C. LATHAM, Prop. * ;; J. A. MOORE, Sr. Mortician J ■ > Residence Phone 4-6141 % Ph^ne 2-1500 809 W. Pearl St. J I PROTECT | Your Homes Against Weather and Time! Give your home the proper care and check-ovet :: it needs and you will not be in danger of needing ]| a new home that you won’t be able to build— ♦,* We can help you in your Home remodeling—Use our Complete Building and Remodeling Service ♦*# City Coal And Lumber Co. ] LUMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL Wholesale—Retail Jackson, Miss. |: TRAVELING ? VISIT NEW TRAVELERS INN BAR-B-QUE CHICKEN AND RIBS A SPECIALTY SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE EFFICIENT AND COURTEOUS SERVICE COME OUT - ENJOY YOURSELF HIGHWAY 49 POCAHONTAS RD. DIAL 4-9412 MARION A. HENDERSON, PROP. LEONARD L. HENDERSON, MGR. NEGRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE j ««> f * #* ♦ * ♦,* ♦> ♦* ♦* ♦* ♦> m ♦> ♦* ♦> rf» A i% A A A A A pf« A A >!< >!< »T« A >% A »?>«?< ’|< «?i »?<♦?« A ■?< ^ *1* tfv >>«« %>*V ♦> iV ♦> «V ♦♦ V» ♦♦ *V ♦♦ oV ♦ ♦ ♦♦ V# ♦*v< ^ ♦ • • • r t t • t • • 1 Tvrrv * ••*•*•*••••?•••••••• I $50.00 VICTORY BOND $25.00 VICTORY BOND ’ - ■ .^CLANATION ! • During the last week of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred Forty-Five the JACKSON NEGRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE in cooperation with the NEGRO MERCHANTS of Jack son will sponsor NEGRO TRADE WEEK. It i sour hope that through such a program the Negro Citizens of Jackson will become better acquainted with Businesses conducted by Negro Merchants and the Negro Merchants better acquainted with each other and the program of the Negro Chamber of Commerce. Through this Negro Trade Week it is hoped that the Negroes of Jack son will be awakened to the opportunities that are ours in the developing of More Negro enterprises. Therefore, I, W. H. Williams, President of the Jackson Negro Chamber of Commerce publicly proclaim for one full week beginning Sunday, No vember 25th. through Saturday, December 1st, 1915 as NEGRO TRADE WEEK. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my name. Signed—W. H. WILLIAMS. ♦4^ ♦>♦>M♦>#>♦*♦>* Wt*/**M*W*M* ♦ 0 ♦>♦>♦,*♦>M ANYBODY CAN WIN! ASK YOUR NEGRO MERCHANT! I WINNER OF ‘ "MISS NEGRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE" ASK YOUR NEGRO MERCHANT!