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_ Lloyd (Stagger Lee) Price At Stevens, Sunday June 14th i^
M The MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE
“Growing With Mississippi"
VOLUME 29 - NUMBER 9 JACKSON, MISS., SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1959 -=“-ld'cENTS PER COPV
McClellan-Dedeaux Vows Said
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Miss Lois Jean Dedeaux and
Dr. James F. McClellan, Jr.,
repeated their marriage vows
at 5:00 P. M. here Saturday,
May 30, in the Student Union
Lounge of Arkansas AM&N
College. The bride is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Dedeaux, Sr., of DeLisle,
Mississippi, and the groom is
the son of Attorney J. F. Mc
Clellan, Sr., and the late Mrs.
Robbie Bell McClellan of
Nashville, Tennessee.
The Reverend David O. Ship
ley, pastor of the Faith Pres
byterian Church of Pine Bluff,
Arkansas, performed the nup
tial service. Mr. A. A. Johnson,
Department of Music at A M
& N, was organist, and Miss
Yolanda Jackson and Mr. Em
manuel Ridley, students in the
department of music, were so
loists.
The bride was escorted to
the altar by Mr. Walter L. Mc
Larty of AM&N College and
was given in marriage by her
sister, Mrs. Hazel Landry of
Pass Christian, Mississippi.
For the ceremony, Miss
Dedeaux chose an original
gown of silk organza and
chantilly lace fashioned with
a scalloped sabrina neckline
and short sleeves with a scal
loped chantilly lace motif. The
shirred full skirt of silk or
ganza had a wide inset of chan
tilly lace. A beaded plateau of
matching lace held her shoul
der length veil of imported
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French illusion; and she car
ried a cascade of yellow carna
tions and stephanotis.
Miss Hazel Dunnings was
4-H Club Short
Course Held
At Alcorn
The 30th annual Negro 4-H
Short Course is now in full
swing at Alcorn A. & M. Col
lege.
Over 400 4-H Club boys and
girls, accompanied by their
agents, assembled at this his
toric institution June 1, to com
pete for State honors in vari
ous 4-H activities which in
clude: judging, demonstra
tions, public speaking, person
ality improvement, leadership
training, recreation and other
contests.
The highlights of the first
day’s session included a wel
come address by President J.
D. Boyd. He told the group
that this institution, as well as
the agents who worked with
them, is dedicated to make
their lives more useful. He
also complimented the group
for being among the most well
behaved persons to come to
this campus.
According to T. M. Maman,
State 4-H Club Agent, this
Short Course promises to be
one of the best ever held.
Lloyd (Stagger Lee) Price
Scheduled For Stevens Rose
Room, Sunday, June 14; and
Vicksburg City Auditorium,
Monday, June 15
Dance and music lovers will
have an opptrunity to see and
hear this top rating star of
radio and television, when he
comes to Stevens Rose Room in
Jackson, Sunday night, June
14 and the Vicksburg City Au
ditorium, Vicksburg, Miss.,
Monday night, June 15. You’ll
hear more about this attrac
tion.
maid of honor and Miss Ann
Paytes, niece of the groom was
flower girl.
Serving the groom as best
man was Dr. David Parker of
Pine Bluff. Ushers were Mes
sers Hubert Clemmons, Er
nest Dees, Shelton McGee, and
Walter Mills.
The reception immediately
followed the ceremony at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. D. E.
Parker.
Out of town guests and rela
tives of the bride and groom
attending the wedding were
Attorney and Mrs. J. F. Mc
Clellan, Sr., and sons Roger
and Kenneth; Mr. and Mrs. H.
C. Mclellan, Mrs. William Bal
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Rev. E. A. Mays
Returns as Pastor
Of Central
Methodist
The first service at Central
Methodist Church, 500 N. Far
ish Street for the new Confer
ence will be held Sunday with
Rev. E. A. Mays, re-appointed
by the Bishop, preaching and
administering the Holy Com
munion.
All officers, members and
friends will be expected to at
tend, both morning and eve
ning services.
The Church School will be
gin at 9:30 A. M., Mr. A. M.
Rogers, is general Church
School Superintendent, with
Mr. M. E. Mosley as his as
sistant. Mrs. Rosa Robinson
is superintendent of the Chil
dren’s division; Mrs. Harrison
Wilson, Superitnendent of the
Youth division; Mrs. Carrie,
Dean, Superintendent of the
Adult division.
The Youth Fellowship will
meet at 5:30 P. M. All teen
age young people will be in
attendance. The church con
ference will be held Monday
evening at 7:30. All officers
will be present.
State Elks To Open 35th Annual
Session In McComb. June 13
By Sarah M. Harvey
According to State Promoter,
Edward N. Lee of Jackson,
Miss., all preparations have
been completed for the 35th
annual convention of .the Mis
sissippi State Association of
the Improved, Benevolent and
Protective Order of Elks of the
World that will convene in
McComb, Miss., June 13 thru
the 17, as guest of McComb
Independent Lodge, Bill Pete
m
Lewis, Exalted Ruler and Eli
zabeth Ross Gordon Temple,
Dtr. Martha McCray, Daugh
ter Ruler.
With State Presidents, Hon.
Edvard V. Cochram of Green
wood and Mrs. Willie H. Rudd
of Jackson, presiding, the 5
days session will get under
way, Saturday evening, with
Pres. Rudd, holding her first
Degree Session. The Regis
tration Booths will open, Sun
day, June 14, at the Elk’s Rest
at 10: A. M. Other Sunday Ac
tivities will be: Memorial Ser
vice, Mammoth Street Parade,
Oratorical Contest, State Bath
ing Beauty and Talent Contest.
All these activities are opened
to the public, who are extend
ed a cordial invitation to at
tend. Other Public affairs
during the convention will be
the State banquet, Monday eve
ning and the Elks Ball, Tues
day evening.
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Heartiest Welcome and
Greetings To The Colored
Elks Convention In McComb
.
We are proud that you selected our City for your State
Convention Meeting and hope that your visit with us will
be a pleasant one. Your fine work in awarding scholar
ships on a competitive basis to the colored schools of our
state is appreciated.
Signed: C. H. DOUGLAS, Mayor.
Rites For Mrs.
Emma C. Brown
Held June 10
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Mrs. Emma C. Brown, 702 ]
West Ash Street, after a long -
period of illness succumbed in .
death at the Jackson State Col- ‘
lege Health Center on Satur- (
day, June 6, 1959. Mrs. Brown <
taught in the public schools of 1
Mississippi for more than fifty 5
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years, twenty-five of these in
the Martin and Robertson
schools of this city until her |
retirement in 1949.
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She was a member of the ]
Pratt Memorial Methodist •
Church. Funeral services will j
be held there on Wednesday, j
June 10, at 3 o’clock p. m., ]
the Reverend G. W. Williams ;
officiating.
Mrs. Brown leaves to mourn \
her passing, four children, ,
Mrs. A. M. McGhee of Mem- (
phis, Tennessee; Mrs. Geneva
Blalock and Mrs. Frenchie
Porter of Jackson, Mississippi
and James Wiley Brown, chap
lain at Jackson State College;
two sons-in-law, one daughter- I
in-law and five grandchildren.
The body will lie in state
from 10 o’clock a. m. until 3 1
o’clock p. m. at the church.
Interment will be in the Gar
den Memorial Park. *
Frazier & Collins in charge. (
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COMING TO THE f
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M. B. HALL IN £
CRYSTAL SPRINGS 1
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Mrs. Myra Fulford Local
Missionary To Go To Conn.
JACKSON, Miss. — Bishop
2. E. Tucker, presiding Bishop
)f the 10th Episcopal Area and
*ev. Mrs. Arraa Lee Tucker,
Missionary Supervisor of the
Women’s Home and Foreign
Missionary Society of the Afri
can American Episcopal Zion
Church and the body of the
;onferenjce have endorsed Mrs.
Myra Fulford, of Eastview
street, as a candidate for the
General Chairman of the Life
Member Council of the Wo
nan’s Home and Foreign Mis
lionary Society, at the Quari
Irean Meeting to be held in
iartford Connecicut, August
. thru August 8. Mrs. Fulford
s the wife of the late, Bev.
Moses F. Fulford, Builder and
founder of the 1st A. M. E.
Sion Church in Jackson, Miss.
Mrs. Fulford, known thruout
he country for her religious
vork, has traveled thousands
)f miles in the interest of the
Duffer’s Hill
Country Club
Organized
On Tuesday night, June 8,
i meeting was held at the
Cavalier Club, North Farish
street for the purpose of or
[anizing a Country Club and
he providing of a Club House
nd Golf Course for the mem
lers.
The Club will be located
n Highway 49 North on the
itutts Estate, a few yards from
he Club Desire. The name se
ected is the Duffer’s Hill
Country Club.
Mr. Tom Stutts who has
harge of the land has already
►egun some extensive work in
he preparation of the grounds
nd a building for the club
louse. In fact, the grounds
pill be ready for use, Sunday,
une 14. However, members
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church and the Quaridrean of
the South Mississippi Confer
ence. She has raised the lar
gest amount of supplies thru
out the connection since 1947.
At the 150th Anniversary of
the A. M. E. Zion Church, held
in New York City, Mrs. Ful
ford was foremost character
in the pageant presented at
that time. She is District
Chairman of this District;
President of the Local Life
Members Council; Trustee of
Johnson Memorial Institute at
Batesville, Miss., and an out
standing Conference Worker.
JITNEY JUNGLE GRAND PRIZE WINNER—With a big happy smile. Mrs. Betty Thomp
son, (right) received a certificate for her choice of eight great big prizes won in the JITNEY
JUNGLE GRAND PRIZE CONTEST. Making the presentation on Tuesday, June 9, was Man
ager Bob Addison of Jitney Jungle No. 16, Delta Mart, Delta Drive, here in Jackson.
Mrs. Thompson will have as her pick as first choice a washer, dryer and dishwasher. Second
choice, a refrigerator and freezer. As third choice, three “All Season” Ton Room air condi
tioners. This is just one of the many projects throughout the year sponsored by the JITNEY
JUNGLE STORES, designed to show their appreciation, and that are opened to the entire
citizenry.
State Federation Prexy Report To
Executive Board
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CLINTON, Miss.—In making1
her report to the Executive i
Board of the Mississippi State j
Federation of Colored Womens I
Club, Inc., the president, Mrs.
Lillian Rogers Johnson o f
Clarksdale made note of the |
fact that although the death of
her assistant, Mrs. Lola H.
Whitehead had in some ways
slowed up the operation of her
affairs in the office, she was
none-the-less gratified at the
work had been done so far,
with the splendid cooperation
of the fine women wrho make
up the state organization. She
expressed deep appreciation to
the ex-president, Mrs. Edna j
Redmond Lovelace who had
given her guidance and sup
port from the beginning of her
administration.
In reportng her activities,
Mrs. Johnson told of confer
ences held in November, 1959
with chairman of Executive
Board, Recording Secretary,
Ex-President, Supervisor Club
House and Publicity Director,
[n December she held confer
ences with President of South
iestern’ Chairman Board Di
rectors and President of City
Federation of Jackson; sent
Christmas Greetings to offi
cers, departmental chairmen
and clubs; Reported $157.50
Love Offering to Oakley Train
ing School. During January
and February, President John
son held more and more con
ferences in her efforts to prop
erly conduct the affairs of her
organization.
Highlight of her March ac
tivities was the sending of a
check to Mrs. Faye D Rober
son who was selected by the
scholarship committee for the
L. T. Miller Scholarship aid in
the amount of $250.00. Mrs.
Mathilde Buchanon was ap
pointed Chairman of the Scho
larship Contest and submitted
the subject for the Oratorical
Contest as follows: “Challen
ges to Youth in a Space Age”
in (a) moral and religious de
velopment, (b) Culture growth,
(c) Training for leadership, (d)
a more effective science of hu
man relations and (e) Interna
tional understanding . Her
April activities were highlight
ed by an appearance as guest
speaker for the Modern Art
and Civic Club of Greenville,
Miss., when they observed the
annual “Lizzie Coleman Day.”
High on the list of recom
mendations made by President
Johnson were “That the organ
ization accept the responsibil
ity of getting more of our wo
men to qualify as voters and
that a questionnaire be work
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