JACKSON SOCIAL NEWS
Bv SARAH McNEAMER HARVEY
DELTAS MEET AT PRENTISS
Alpha Chi Sigma Chapter of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority he'ld
its December meeting. Sunday Dec
ember 22nd at Prentiss. Mississip
pi in the home of Soror Thelma
Johnson with Soror Bertha John
son acting as co-hostess.
Immediately upon their arrival,
the sorors. their husbands and es
corts were served a lavish chicken
dinner amid a festive Christmas
setting. Highlighting the meeting
was President Henriene Knaive's
report of the Regional Meeting held
in Miama. Florida. November 29-30.
Alpha Chi Sigma Chapter received
honor at this meeting through the
representation of its president who
spoke on the subject of Education
during a workshop conducted on
"Public Relations Program for the
Region." President Knaive was
also elected Regional Chairman of
Those enjoying the gracious hos
occasion were Mesdames Knaive.
Hall. Dr. and. Mrs. R. M. Neal of
pitality of the Johnsons' upon this
Laurel; Dr. and Mrs. A. M. Hall.
Dr and Mrs G. A. Price and son.
Mr. and Mrs. W H Williams. Mr.
and. Mrs. B. A. Bliackburn. Mrs.
Aurelia Young. Miss Catherine
Thorpe and Mr. Harry Wright, all
of Jackson. Special guest of the
meeting was Soror Eva Johnson
Dawson of Houston, Texas. Mrs.
Dawson, her husband and daughters
were spending the Christmas holi
days with her mother and father,
Prof, and Mrs. J. E. Johnson of
JOLLY JACKSONETTES MEET
The first meeting of the Jolly
Jacksonettes for the new year was
held in the home of Mrs. Cleo
James. West Lynch Street on Mon
day night. January 6. During a
brief business session the minutes
of the previous meeting were read
oy Mrs. James, secretary and it
was reported that two members.
Misses Rosia Lee Forte and Lydia
Johnson were on the sick list. A
very interesting social hour was
enjoyed during which plans for the
club’s activities during the coming
year were discussed and a very
tasty salad course was served by
the hostess. Miss Naomi Terrell
is president and Mrs. Cleo James,
secretary of this popular club.
Mrs. Mamie Thurmond Evans;
newlywed was recently honored
with a bridal shower given by her
brother-in-law and sister. Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Brown in their home. 1041
DR. ROBT. H. MARSH
Eastview Street. Fifty or more
guests greeted the lovely young
bride who was very pretty in a
gown of light blue net and wore
a lovely jeweled pin, a gift of the
bridegroom. The couple received
many useful and valuable gifts.
Climaxing the evening delicious
ice cream and cake was served.
The bride and groom are making
their home in St. Louis, Mo.
WATTS- CLENSEY MARRIAGE
Of much interest to their many
friends is the announcement made
by Miss Dorothy Lee Clensey and
Mr. Earl D. Watts of their marriage
on Christmas Eve. The couple
spent their honeymoon in New Or
Miss Gertrude Odessa Jones of
5218 Calument Avenue, Chicago.
111., became the bride of Mr. Earn
est Owens of Jackson on Sunday.
December 29, 1946 at 4 p. m. The
ceremony took place in the home
of Mrs. Griffin. Mr. Owens is the
son of Mrs. Bessie Brunson, 1127
MISSISSIPPI AN ATTENDS CON
VENTION OF NATIONAL COUN
CIL OF NEGRO WOMEN
Mrs. Henriene Knaive, Laurel.
Mississippi, Editor of the official
publication bf the Women's Aux
illiary to National Medical Assoc
iation. and President of Alpha Chi
Sigma Chapter of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority recently attended
the '46 Convention of the National
Council of Negro Women which
convened in Washington, D. C. She
was one of thirty-eight women
chosen to visit the United Nations
Meeting which was in session at
Lake Success. New York.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Worthy
and their little daughter. Rosie
Lee, returned home after spending
a pleasant Christas with their
aunt. Mrs. M. J. Clarke on 426
Olin Street, who is the Social
Science Teacher in the Ji Hill
Junior High School in the city.
Mrs. Worthy as you remember
was before her marriage. Miss Ar
melda McLean a former teacher
in the city until she resigned to
teach in Birmingham, Ala., and
remainde there until her marriage.
After being entertained by their
relatives and many friends they
left January 2 on the Panama Lim
ited for Chicago and from there
to their homb in Saginaw, Mich
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Tidbits of News I
About Folks We
Mrs. Laura Fobbs of Alcorn Col- '
lege was a recent visitor in the
home of Mrs. Lizzie Thomas, 2218
North Pleasant Ave.
Misses Elizabeth Brown, Clara
Robinson and Hazel Hicks return
ed to school at Lanier High after
enjoying a delightful Christmas
with their parents. They make
their home here with Mrs. Lizzie
Thomas, 2218 No. Pleasant Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Scott of Chic
ago returned to their home after
a most eninvablo hnlirlav vicit nc
guest of their parents, Rev. and
Mrs. R. A. Scott and Mr. and Mrs.
Visiting in the city during the
holidays was Lamar Hatch of San
Francisco who is the guest of his
brothei', Charles, grandother, Mrs.
Gertrude Hatch and aunt, Miss An
nie Hatch, 127 West Hamilton.
Rev. and Mrs. George A. Thomas,
232 E. Cohea Street were happy to
have as their holiday guests, his!
sister and sister-in-law, Mrs.. Fran- I
ces Thomas Phillips of Chicago and j
Mrs. Mark Thomas of Forest, Miss, i
Rev, Thomas enjoyed a week
during the holidays in Detroit vis- j
iting his children, Mr. and Mrs. j
Murdock Thomas and their son,1
Murdock, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs.
U. G. Louie.
Friends were happy to welcome
Mr. John Fizer home during the
holidays. Mr. Fizer visited his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Fizer
of N. Farish St.
Mr. and Mrs. Eulace Pierce and (
son. Eulace. Jr., have returned to j
Monday and Tuesday—
Beale Street Mama I
A Gigantic ALL COLORED
Cast studded with Colored
Stars, Girls, Gags, Giggles
Tim Holt - Cliff Edwards
Ray Milland - Sonny Tuff
Olivia de Havilland
"SON OF ZORRO" I
FREE! FREE! CASH NITE!
30 Silver Dollars
DON "Red" BARRY with
Selected Short Subjects
:heir home at 377 N. St. Albans, j
5t. Paul, Minn., after a delightful 1
15 days visit as guest of Mr. .Pierce’s ]
nother and M’s. Pierce’s mother ]
md other members of the family. ]
During their stoy, many social <
:ourtesies were extended to them. 1
Mrs. Iola McGee of Lexington is <
n the city visiting relatives, Mrs. <
Mary Smith, Mrs. Tennie Green. 1
Mrs. Rosa Evans and Mr. and Mrs.
A. A. Garrett.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Jones of Dear- 1
park Street had as their guests
during the holidays their children,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Butler of At- i
lanta, Ga., nee Thela Jones.
Other charming visitors in the
city are Mrs. Johnnie Middleton and
sons. Paul and Richard. Jr., who
are visiting Mrs. Middleton’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Beadle
of Rose St.
Very pleasant visitors here dur
ing the holidays were. Mrs. Sarah
Willis Yancey of Chicago, visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sie Wil
lis; Miss Dorothy Lewis of Chicago
who visited relatives; Miss Elvira
Gross and friend, Miss Edith Mc
Donnal of Chicago who visited
Miss Gross’ parents, Rev. and Mrs.
Gross on W. Pascagoula St.. Miss
Frances Lorraine Green of New
Orleans who spent the holidays
with her parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Percy Greene and sister. Miss Gw
endolyn Greene who is recuperating
from a recent serious illness.
Miss Mabel Roseman. popular
teacher in the city school system
has returned to her home after a
visit in Kansas City, Mo., where j
she was houseguest of Mrs. Helen
Mr. and Mrs. Murry McNeamer
have returned to their home. 2335
Spruce Street. St. Louis. Mo., after
i visit in the city as guest of their |,
jrother and family, Mr. J. E. Mc
'Jeamer and mother, Mrs. Gussie
McNeamer. While here the Mc
'leamers were houseguest of their
cousins, Mrs. H. M. Mason and Miss
Millie Hobson. 847 Dreyfus Street.
During their stay many social court
esies were extended to them, in
cluding a family reunion supper
leld in the home of Mrs. Mason.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Harvey, 500
M. Gallatin have returned to the
city after spending the holidays
n St. Louis as guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Sa Edwards.
Misses Ruth and Ophelia Elling- I
:on, 1121 N. Grayson spent the hoi- !
days in Dui'ant, Miss.
Friends of Mrs. Fannie Blackmon '
are sorry to know that she is still !
in the sick list. They wish for
her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Selena Hem Btuler, wife of !
prominent pastor of this city and 1
member of the faculty of Camp- !
bell College resigns her position
for an extnsive trip to Norwalk, i
Connecticut. Mrs. Butler hopes
to leave the city in a very few
days, and intends to visit other'
sections of the East before return
ing to the city.
SELECT NEGRO 4-H CHAMPIONS
For netting $1,800 from his 4-H
demonstration projects during the
last three years and for all-round
leadership achievement in 1946. i
James D. Campbell of Lee County. ;
Arkansas, won the State Champ- j
ionship for colored 4-H boys, ac- \
cording to a report received by the
U. S. Department of Agriculture
from the Arkansas State Extnsion |
First prize for girls was won by‘
Ruby Lucille Loudd for outstand
ing club work. Both 4-H'ers re
cieved $25 awards.
• “Always a Good Show” -j
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Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 13-14—
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Wednesday and Thursday,
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Hit NO. 2
MYSTERIOUS MR. VALENTINE
WILLIAM HENRY - LINDA STERLING <
Chapter 1-"JUNGLE GIRL"
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OPEN AT 12 NOON
Mon.-Tues., Jan. 13-14—
Purple Monster Strikes |
The Bandit Of
This Is America—
“THE WHITE HOUSE"
Friday and Saturday—
Robert “Buzzy" Henry
Ralph Lewis-Helen Brown
THEATRE FOR COLORED
Mon.-Tues.f Jan. 13-14—
JOHNNY Mack BROWN
Rolling Home to
SYNES SMOOTH SWING
Wed.-Thurs., Jan. 15-16—
Friday, Jan. 17—
Saturday, Jan. 18
WILD BILL ELLIOTT
Rough Riders of
Mon.-Tues., Jan. 13-14—
Original Story ond Screen Ploy by Wi Horn Ludwig
Hrected by ROY ROWLAND^ Produced by ROBERT SISK
Wed.-Thurs., Jan. 15-16—
A THRILL RIDE!
Friday, Jan. 17—
Screenplay by Edward Dein and Jerry Warner
Original Story by Gerald Geraghty
Directed by ERIE C. KENTON • Associate Producer:
Will Cowan • Executive Producer: HOWARD WELSCH
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Saturday, Jan. 18—
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