~*™JACKSON SOCIAL NEWS
By SARAH McNEAMER HAR\
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By Your Loving Reporter
tingle of iletgti bell* u Old St |
Nick make* ready for his annual
trip from the Northland, his first
peacetime trip ir. nearly five years.
THANKSGIVING. IMS-324 years j
after the first THANKSGIVING,
and today, perhaps as never before i
Americans, Mississippians and
Jacksonians are thankful to be able
to give thanks and to express grat
itude for PEACE and the return
of our loved ones from all theatres
THANKSGIVING in Jackson,
dawnedd cold and bright, typical ^
football weather and we find our- i
selves rushing our work so as to j
attend the football game out at j
BULLDOG FIELD at Jim Hill |
School between LANIER BULL- j
DOGS and ALEXANDER GOLD
EN PANTHERS, a game we are.
sure will be interesting and enter
JACKSONIANS. as if feeling
more than ever the need of get
ting together to thank God for the
many blessings He has given them
during the past year, met in a
number of churches of the city in
special THANKSGIVING SER
FAMILY GATHERINGS and in
formal get-together dinner parties,;
the football game, a dance, good
shows at all four of the Theatres,
attracted the attention of various
groups from noon until midnight.
All cafes seemed to have done ex
tra good business and the Clubs
and Inns of the city had their us
ual holiday crowds—as usual
STEVENS seems to have had the
bulk of business.
All in all, Jacksonians spent a
delightful THANKSGIVING DAY.
one for which we can truly be
WE invite the general public to
attend the GRAND OPENING of
the COLORED SKATING RINK,
DANCE PAVILION AND RECRE
ATION CENTER ON MONDAY
and TUESDAY NIGHTS. NOVEM
BER 26-27, at which time music
will be furnished by FRED HAR
RIS and His Night Dreamers OR
THE NEW Skating Rink, located
on the site of the old building that
was destroyed by fire on August
26. 1945, is an ideal place for dan
cing and other forms of recreation.
W. J. Miller, owner, does not
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prom tar that the building will be
complete in all details on the Op
ening Night, but he does promise
and pledge, that he will not cease
work on it until it la the moat
b« uutiful and most comfortable
place of its kind in this section.
ON BOTH of the OPENING
NIGHTS, cooperating merchants
have provided that valuable prizes
will be given away during the
dunce These prizes WILL NOT be
given in a DANCE CONTEST, but
every person who buys a ticket
will be eligible for one of the
prizes that will be given away each
WE WISH to call our rreaders’
attention to the Second Annual
NEGRO TRADE WEEK that will
be sponsored again this year by
the NEGRO CHAMBER OF COM
MERCE. During the week an ef
fort will be made to get Negroes of
the city to realize the tremendous
buying power of our group and in
realizing, determine to plan for
economic security and success in
the future, by spending as much
money in our own group a possi
WE WERE happy to chat awhile
last week with our good friend,
Mrs. Lula Mae Patton who is now
carrying on her good work as
primary teacher at the Practice
School on Alcorn College campus.
Knowing Mrs. Patton's ability as
a primary teacher, we feel that
Alcorn College is indeed fortunate
to have her on its staff.
As a part of our NEGRO TRADE
WEEK observance, we plan to vis
it Negro businesses during the
next weeks and give our readers
first hand accounts of the success
that they are achieving.
So until next week we say so
Chicago Visitors Return Home
Monday evening brought to an
end the delightful visit of Mrs. P.
D. Campbell, her daughter, Mrs.
Charles Kennedy, and Mrs. Ken
nedy’s son, Wilard in the lovely
home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ste
vens, Pocahontas Road. The guests,
relatives of Mrs. Sarah M. Harvey,
came to Jackson ten days ago and
every day of theirr visit wwas fill
ed with special courtesies and en
tertainment made possible by the
Stevens and other friends.
Cosmetology Club Organized
One of the new clubs of the city
and one that is destined to be pop
ular and progressive, is the Cos
metology Club of the Davis School
of Beauty Culture, its member
ship bring made up of student* of
the school The Club meet* weekly
and alt ho some of it* members.
Mam ye Kennedy. Luella Jones. Su
it McGuffse Mr* Murry. Mattie
Davt* were in the advance group
that graduated recently, and have
left, many of the old members are
still left and are doing advanced
work The club is especially grate
ful to everyone who contributed in
any w*ay to the success of their
commenceent exercises. Lillie L.
The Jackson Southerners rend
ered a program at Clark Street
Baptist Church for the Christian
Association. Money raise, $8.20
All had an enjoyable time. Sis Ju
lia Lloyd, President; Julia Russell,
Secretary; Rev. L. C. Welch. Pastor
The New Hope Mission Society
had a social in the home of Sis Le
ola Banks, 126 Lemly Ave., Nov.
i 20. Members presentll; visitors 12.
All had an enjoyable time. Raised
$8.50. Sis J. A. Harris, President;
Sis Hattie Halls, Secretary; Rev.
L. C. Pickens, Pastor. .
Pearly Grove Church News
The Pearly Grove M. B. Church
at 554 South Farish Street, is do
; ing fine with the efficient leader
i ship of our great pastor. Rev. L. S.
i Sorrell. We are growing spiritually
and financially. On Nov. 19. the
Woman's Home Mission Society
met' at its regular meeting. 2 p. m.
A warm spiritual meeting was held
and presided over by the president,
Mrs. D. B. Bridges. Money raised,
$27.20. On the following night at
7 o’clock, a Princess Review spon
sored by the same great women.
Money raised was $154.36. Grand
total for that day $171.56. In the
Princess Review Mrs. Annie Ruth
Lewis having raised the highest
j amount of money, $69.68’ was
| crowned queen.
j North Jackson News
Mrs. Carrie Thomas and Mrs.
Viola Morrow of Mobile Street
! were well pleased with a spiritual
' service Sunday.
Rev. and Mrs. . R. Thomas have
moved to their new home on Mo
bile Street, south of Georgetwn. on
! irport ,and are well pleased in their
new location. Any one desiring a
fine home in North Jackson will
i please write Rev. . R. Thomas, Rt.
j .6 Box 251. or phone 20275.
For the first time in the Regular
I Army's history, seventeen year olds
1 are accepted for active duty.
It is now possible to retire from
the Regular Army at half pay after
twenty years service.
Give to National War Fund.
j Shady Oaks Sub Division I
| FREE! House and Lot |
IT o Some Lucky Purchaser in this Subdivision 1
INVESTIGATE Shady Oaks Before You Buy I
JO NR. NOC SI
Phone 3-1924 I
Tidbits of News
About Folk We
Pvt. Lorenza Banyard is now be
nng discharged from the Armed
Forces after serving three years
land eight months, with 29 months
in the European Theatre.
Pvt. John Lewis is now home
with relatives and friends after
serving 5 years and 2 months in
service. He enlisted in August, 1940
and served 3 years and 9 months
in the Europena Theatre.
Mrs. Minnie Williams had as her
guest at 120 Gum Street, Mrs. Mary
Ware. Mrs. Ware is one of the
agents for the Security Life Insur
S. C. 2-3 Henry C. Early, brother
of Mrs. Lucinda Early McGowans,
and nephew of Mrs. Edna Luckett
of 818 Neatum Street, spent a 30
days leave here recently. He was
a member of the USS Mississippi,
and spent 31 months in the South
Pacific Theatre. Some of the oper
ations against the enemy were:
i Aleutian Campaign, Marshalls cam
paign, Diversionary Actions in the
Bismarck Archipelago, Palau Is
lands Campaign. Philippine Cam
paign. Okinawa and was present
during the signing of the Surren
; der Terms on the 2nd of September.
He left for Chicago to spend a few
, days with his sister and from there
j to Norfolk, Va., where he will be
Mrs. Edna B. Luckett, formerly
| of 818 Blair Street, now lives in her
! new home at 818 Neatum Street.
Cpl. Joseph Kelly 13 home after
four years in service, three of
which were spent in the Central
Pacific. Cpl. Kelly, nephew of Mr.
; and Mrs. Farish of West Pasca
| goula Street, and cousin of Mrs.
j Alberta Pleasant, saw action on the
' Marshal Islands. He reports a de
| lightful visit with his many rela
tives and friends.
Mrs. Lillie Hudson Dale of New
York, is in the city to be with her
mother, Mrs. L. A. Harris, who is
sick at the home of her brother and
sister-in-law. Sgt. and Mrs. J. D.
Durr. 717 W. Pascagoula Street.
Friends of the family hope that
Mrs. Harris will soon be completely
The public is cordially asked to
be present at the auditorium of
Farish Street Baptist Church Tues
day night November 27 at 7:30
j o’clock. The J. M. B. sponsors will
1 present a play, “Children’s Evening
1 in Paris.” This will be one of the
most outstanding presentations of
the season. Be fair with yourself,
! and be present.
Samuel Maddox received a warm
welcome last Tuesday when he re
turned from overseas after having
To the Swankiest \
Club in East Jackson
Private Dining Rooms P
I FINE FOODS |
FINE SERVICE 1
IFor Clean, Comfortable Rooms |
Hot and Cold Water |
TRAVELERS INN I
PHONE 4-4636 |
PHONE 4-9195 |
Both Establishments Located on Fannin Road I
J^E CATCHINGS, Prop. East Jackson* Miss. I
Do Your Christmas Shopping Early
TOYS AND GIFTS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY
JONES 5c to $1,011 STORE
A COMPLETE LINE OF NOTIONS
Corner North Farish and Griffith Streets
. JACKSON MISSISSIPPI
Increase Your Business with Music!
. on Commission!
I ESTER GRIFFIN MUSIC CO.
155 E. Pearl Street
LESTER GRIFFIN, Mgr. JACKSON, MISS,
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the
Colored Skating Rink!
PEERLESS VARIETY STORE
113 North Farish Street
Stores in Canton, Forest,
Vicksburg and Jackson
been in the service since June.
1942 He was 31 months in the ETO
and the Pacific and has now receiv
ed his honorable discharge.
The number of acres for grow
ing feed, their yields, and the
amount of year-round labor avail
able should determine the number
of milk cows to keep, dairymen of
the Agricultural Extension Service
Producing food on the farm re
duces feed costs and increased la
bor income and profits in all farm
livestock enterprises, thf Extension
Service points out.
The need for salvaged fats Con- j
j tmues despite the end of the war, J
' the Extension Service declares, urg-1
ing homemakers tq save and turn |
i in all used kitchen and household t
fats to help speed the return of
^ supplies of peacetime goods
Every milk cow should have all 11
the home-grown grazing and hay
she will eat and should be fed con
1 centrates in proportion to her pro
! duction record, dairyment of the
I Agricultural Extension Service de
Buy Vicory Bonds Now 1
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Under New Management . . .
THE BUDWIESER INN ,
607 N. Farish St. Jackson, Miss.
GOOD FOOD - GOOD SERVICE
Breakfasts — Dinners — Plate Lunches — All Kinds of
SANDWICHES — SOFT DRINKS — COLD BEER
Mrs. Bessie L. Anderson, Prop.
“WHERE TO GO PROBLEM,” j
“Our Service is the Best,
Our Food is too.
; And That Means
| Were Expecting You.”
Stevens Bar-B-Q and
“The South’s Finest Food and Service”
Stevens Tourist Home •
Clean, Cozy and Comfortable Rooms
fi ^ n n 5
3,evens UL.^reM harden
An Atmosphere of Southern California and *
Florida, Right Here in Jackson
HIGHWAY 49—Pocahontas Road
Phone for Reservation
Tourist Home 3-3186, Bar-B-Q Inn 4-9265
HENRIETTA STEVENS, Prop.
WILLIE STEVENS, Mgr. j
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“Always a Good Show”
BALCONY 1* jkT "I* § T Jj|| BALCONY
CHILDREN • I |-*| 1 g I 1 1 ADULTS
10c vlill I U 1\ i 15t
Including Tax Including Tax
-larkson. PIIONE 3-1711 Miss. __
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CISCO KID IN OLD MEXICO
Wednesday and Thursday—
I'LL BE SEEING
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