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By Sarah M. Harvey i »TSP* THOUGHT FOR TODAY: “You will never be sorry— For living a good life; for doing your level best; for your faith in human ity; for being kind to the poor; for looking before leaping; for hearing before judging; for being candid and frank for thinking be fore speaking . . . Anon . . . PREPARATIONS FOR FIRS'? CLASS CITIZEN SHIP . . . Nothing is as im portant in our preparation for First Class Citizenship as the securing of ECONOMIC SE CURITY . . . When we get that, all other things will fol low in time . . . “Beggars cannot hope for either econo mic or social equality” . . . so says George S. Schuyler, writing in the Courier ... In our preparations let us begin NOW to set up CONSUMERS COOPERATIVE ORGANIZA TIONS and so give Negroes control over much of their consumption . . . Organiza tions that would place millions of dollars in Negro communi ties; would provide more Neg roes with jobs and would go a long way toward making us the self-supporting, self-re specting, men and women we MUST BE AS FIRST CLASS CITIZENS . . . Yes, let us get ECONOMIC SECURITY . . but wuth all our getting LET US GET THE BALLOT WE JOIN IN THE OB SERVANCE OF BROTHER HOOD WEEK (Feb. 14-21) and here reprint excerpts from ar article we read once — a defi nition of BROTHERHOOD that should be read and re read and its principles prac ticed the world over . . . . “BROTHERHOOD levels us each on the same plane. A high level plane: BROTHER HOOD is the feeling that lifts and never drags into lower depths, your neighbor, your friends, nor the stranger you chance to meet . . . BROTH ERHOOD is the showing oi courtesy to your Employer and Employee alike; to your fam ily, the people you know, the man who serves you ... In short, it is the tie that links you spiritually with God whc sees all of us from the SAME ANGLE . . . brothers under the skin. . .** “DADDY HUT” ... Mr Henry C. Huddleston, goes tc his reward and we offer to the family of this kindly gentle man, our deep and profounc sympathy ... As is the casi with most of the people ii Jackson, we have known Mr Huddleston for many year and we always found him om to be respected and liked . . We best knew him thru hi connection with Dotty Cal Company as we often mad us of his clean, comfortabl cab service . . . Again w offer our sympathy to his be reaved family . . . OUR FRIENDS THE STEV ENS, Willie and Henryett have done it again . . . thi time they have given to Jack son and the South one of thi finest and most beautiful Foo< Emporiums — their STEVENS KITCHEN . . . located 01 North Farish Street in the oh location of Shepherd’s Kitcb er.ette, STEVENS KITCHEN at once becomes the show place of our city — wdth a prc mises of Fine Foods, expertl; prepared in an immaculati kitchen, efficiently served b; a courteous staff and most irr portant, AT PRICES AL1 CAN AFFORD . . . Watch fo the OPENING DATE of beau tiful STEVENS KITCHEN . Known thruout the nation, for her ability to build and deco rate, Mrs. Stevens has gone all-overboard this time, spar ing no expense to give to Jack son the finest . . . MR. M. M. HUBERT UN DERGOES SURGERY . . . As we go to press, news comes to us that the beloved gentle man is resting as well as can be expected ... we join with others in praying for his com plete and speedy recovery. SOPHISTICATED LAVAR RETTS’ FANCY PANTS dance has been reset for Friday night, February 19. SNOW HAS MELTED AND GREEK DAY ON . . . accord ing to a release from Prexy Walter Washington of Utica Junior College, the Annual Greek Day which was postpon ed because of the snow will be held Sunday, February 21 . . . Two new features of the Greek Day will be the selec tion of the five best dressed ladies and the organization of the first year, fifth year, and seventh year clubs. This means that the persons who have attended Greek Day these number of times will be labeled as such . . . All roads i tau tu uuva uuiuui vuuv 51, . . . comes Sunday . . . Feb ruary 21. GLAMOURETTES DANCE ON FOR Saturday nite . . . We have had not late int'or mation, but it is our opinion that the SemiFormal Dance to which the Glamourettes Club sent out invitations and was postponed last Saturday due to snow ... is set for this Saturday. . . Information on this can be received by calling any member or calling the the Elk’s Hall . . . YMCA’S SWEETHEART RE VUE cancelled last Saturday because of the weather, has been reset for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, at 7:00 P. M. in the LANIER HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM . . The tickets sold for Febru ary 14 at the Masonic Temple are good for this program . . . This program will feature special dance numbers, dance troupes and Nursery Schools of the city ... all YWCA members and friends are ex pected to be present. . . TOUR TO NEW ORLEANS, Sunday, February 28 . . . this is another YWCA sponsored project . . . February 24 is the deadline date for persons to register for the Mardi Gras trip to New Orleans on Sun day, Feb. 28 ... If you wish to leave Saturday, Feb. 27. spend the night and return Sunday, Feb. 28 . . . let Mrs. LILLIE BELL WALKER JO NES, Know . . . CALLING ALL Bridge and Whist players . . . The YWCA will start its Bridge and Whist classes on Tuesday, March 1 ... for Young Adults . . . If interested, you need to reg ister by February 26. AS WE UNDERSTAND IT . . . Race Relations Day set 1 for Central Methodist on last : Sunday has been definitely ■ postponed . . . However, you l can contact members of Ter ' rell Literary Club who can 1 give you full information . . . THE MISSISSIPPI EDUCA 5 TIONAL JOURNAL’S Febru 2 ary Issue is on our desk and we must extend to Editor s GLADYS NOEL BATES our 3 appreciation as well as com - mendation for this and the oth ■ er splendid editions of the 2 journal . . . WTe say with fear * of contridiction that this mag azine is second to none in ap - pearance and subject matter 1 . . • Just want to give you 5 our flowers Mrs. B. while you * can still smell them. You’re 2 doing a wonderful job. j GOTTA STOP ... But not 5 before we remind you . . . 3 PAYING POLL TAX IS NOT i ENOUGH . . . You must go * to the court house and register > . . . A VOTELESS PEOPLE - IS AND WILL FOREVER BE * A HOPELESS PEOPLE . . . 7 ? REV. A. L. HOLLAND 7 TELLS OF GULFSIDE Gulfside Assembly of Wave J land, Mississippi, a religious L' and recreational center was - organized in 1923 by Bishop . Robert E. Jones of the Metho dist Church. This Center is y>cated on the Gulf of Mexico with between 500 and 600 acres of land. It has 26 buildings. The largest of these are the hotel, three stories high, costing $186,000; the Harry Hoosier Auditorium seating 1200; the Jones Hall the Administration Building with class rooms; A Chapel seating 350 with pipe organ and chimes, and many other smaller buildings. The sand beach is one of the best along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Gulfside is a summer camp and is open to all groups de siring to camp or stay in the Hotel. There are ten camp huts and two lodges which can accommodate 80 to 100, who wish to do their own cooking. This is an ideal place for pic nics. The Elizabeth Jones Manor located on a 20 acre tract, well shaded with pecan trees is to be used for families who wish quiet and relaxation, well a way from the busy campus, will be open this summer for the first time. Meals in the dining room arc good and the Coffee Shop is open to those who wish to eat after the dining room is closed. The following are a few of the summer activities for 1960: The Mississippi Annual Conference; The New Orleans “Y-Teen’’ Camp; The Missis sippi Conference WSCS School of Missions; New Orleans Area Leadership Training School; Mississippi Youth Institute; Louisiana Conference Youth Institute; Methodist Men's Council; The School on Church Music; The Area Min isters’ Wives Retreat; The New Orleans Area Council; The Christian Youth Council of St. John Baptist Church, New Orleans; and many pic nics and other group meetings. If you are interested write or phone Dr. A. L. Holland, 625 Campbell Street, Jackson, Miss., FL 5-5313. JACKSON STATE AND TOUGALOO COLLEGES TO PRESENT ART WORK Jackson art lovers are in vited to see art works of Tougaloo Southern Christian College and Jackson State College students during the period beginning February 10 and ending February 24. The exhibits show remarkable pro gress on the part of students in several media. The exhibits at the two in stitutions have been arranged on an exchange basis. At Jackson State College, the ex hibits, made up of works in pencil, brush and ink, char coal and pastels, may be seen in the halls of the Education Building. At Tougaloo South ern, the exhibit is located in the Library. All works in the Tougaloo exhibit by Jackson State Col lege are In oil. The exchange agreement was arranged by Messrs. Donald Schnell, Arl Direcotr at Tougaloo, and Law rence A. Jones, Associate Pro lessor of Art and Head of the Art Department at Jackson State. THE JUNIOR CLEVELAND O BANNONS WELCOME FIRST SON Pvt. Cleveland O'Bannon Jr., and Mrs. Collie Ann O’Bannon are the proud par ents of a baby son who has been named Alex Cleveland At this writing, both mothei and baby are doing fine. Pvt O'Bannon, a former studen of Tougalo College is now sta tioned at an Army Base ir California. Mrs. O’Bannon < graduate of Lanier Higl school is here in the home o the baby's paternal grandpar ents, Rev. and Mrs. C. L O’Bannon on Highway 4£ north. LEE AND GIPSON FAMILIES EXPRESS THANKS AND APPRECIATION Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Lee and Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Gipsor of Howell Street, take this op portunity to express their sin cere thanks and appreciation to their many friends for the kindness and thoughtfulness shewn them during the recenl illness and hospitalization ol Mr. Lee and Mrs. Thelma Gip son. They are especially grateful to their church, lodge and club members for flow ers, cards, visits, telephone calls and prayers. They pray God’s blessings on each of you Both the Lees and Gipsons are prominent in religions and civic affairs of the city. Mrs. Henrietta Lee and Mrs. Thel ma Gipsoji are sisters and ope rate the Thelmas Beauty Shop pe on Howell Street. LOCAL CHURCH WOMAN SPEAKS IN GULFPORT When the Junior Matrons Auxiliary of the Gulf Coast District Association observed its Fifth Annual Fellowship Week, February 1-7 at the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Gulf port, Mississippi, of which Rev. W. T. Guiceis pastor, Mrs. Earnestine R. Stutts brought a ; thought provoking message on the subject, “The Challenge of the Unattaincd.” Mrs. Stutts is President of the J. M. A.’s of Mississippi State Baptist Convention, and all who were in attendance were inspired as well as challenged to the du ties and responsibilities invol ved in “Serving Others” the theme chosen for the week. Theme song for the week was, “Count On Me”. Mrs. Stutts was accompanied to Gulfport by her husband and children, Mrs. Freida R. Powell ana Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Salone. REV. RUSHING TO SFEAR AT FARISH ST. BAPTIST Rev. Rushing, pastor of New Mt. Zion Baptist Church will deliver thp P. M. Mpssapp at Farish Street Baptist Church, Sunday, February 21 for the benefit of the Build ing Fund Drive. This special program will be sponsored by Mrs. Myrtle Davis and Mrs. Roland Powell. I _ CENTR AL'S W. S. C. S. PLANS FOR “WOMAN’S DAY” The Woman's Society of Christian Service of Central Methodist Church is busy mak ing plans for Woman’s Day observance which will be held, Sunday, March 20, as well as a Spring Carnival to be spon sored by the members, a week prior to the Woman's Day Pro gram. Proceeds from this Scarnival will benefit the WrSCS’s Budget. All Circles are urged to support this cause. Mrs. E. J. Rogers, Presi , dent. -- NEW JERUSALEM CHURCH NEWS Sunday was a very high day at New Jerusalem but due to the inclement weather, only a - faithful few members and ■ friends were present and i these were very happy to see i the pastor able to be back on i duty. Although he is still un • der the care of the doctor he delivered a short but spirit filled sermon both day and 1 night. Don’t forget the sick mem bers, among whom are Sis. Rosa Lee Winters and Mary Bailey on Lamar Street. The B. T. U. will hold its Installation the 4th Sunday at 3:30 P. M. Everybody is in vited to join in this fellow ship. Monday night at 6: the Young People's Choir will re hearse; at 7:30 P. M. the Se nior chpir will rehearse, Sis. Alberta Sanders, Leader. Sis. Olevia Mathews and Annie Ruth Organists. Remember the Church’s campaign is near at hand. Rev. W. T. Smith, Pastor, Ida Hol bert, Reporter. FORMER EAST JACKSON RESIDENT DIES Mrs. Lemie Stamps Dixon died February 8, in Los An geles, California where she, had made her home for sev eral years, after leaving Fan nin Road in East Jackson. Fu-: neral services were held Sat urday, February 13, in Los Angeles, according to inior mation received by Mrs. Sym anthia Watts and other friends in East Jackson. The deceas ed was the sister of the wddely known Stamps Brothers who operated the Stamps Bros. Ho tel in East Jackson many years. Mrs. Dixon has many friends here who were shocked when told of her death. Elder Charlie Stamps, brother of Sirs. Dixon is a minister in charge of a church in Los An geles. Friends led by Mrs. Watts sent a $16.55 Floral for the funeral. Mrs. Dixon is remembered here as a courte ous, friendly person and leaves many friends to mourn her death. ALCORN COLLEGE ALUMNI TO MEET Notice is given of the meet ing of The Alcorn A. & M. College General Alumni Asso ciation to be held on Sunday, February 28th. The meeting place will be the Mississippi Teaphers Headquarters, 1328 Lynch Street, in Jackson. The time will be at 2:00 P. M. A full house is needed and epected as never before. Our organization is in the process of epanding as well as arrang ing for general meetings to be nearer all Alcornites. This will be done through the or ganization of eight districts. Begin now making plans to meet with others like you who knows something about the Purple and Gold and the home of the Braves. Come yourself and bring someone with you. Please be on time so that we can close by 4:00 P. M. Jerome E. Lind say, President Alcorn A. & M. College, Alumni Association. 7-,r~rr.-. ~ BRIDAL SHOWER—Shown as they paused at the refreshments during the bridal shower given Monday evening in the home of Mrs. M|rtis Gregory, left, are Miss Willie Mae George, bride-elect, and Lee Jones, father of the groom-elect, Otis Jones. Loans Arranged On Your Signature Furniture Beal Estate or Automobile Tower Loan Brokers DIAL FL 3-3439 17 S. State — Jackson FOR RENT — JACKSON APARTMENTS 1129 Maple Street Well managed and Freshly decorated modern one and two bedroom apartments—$31.00 and $36.00. Call Resident Manager—Fleetwood 3*4209 First Finance Service 306 XV. Monroe Street CLINTON, MISS. Phone 8631 The Amount You Want On The Day You Want It— LOANS In Small or Large Amounts Serving Clinton, Bolton, Edwards and Jackson : PORIS RAND 1 MARRIES R. L. GRAHAM ■■■HI Mr* and Mrs. Graham Miss Doris M. Rand became the bride of Raymond L. Gra ham on February 7, in a wed ding ceremony performed at the home of the bride’s par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Lee Rand Sr. in Tougaloo, Miss. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Elmira Baidy Graham of Jackson. The Rev. B. L. Shelby offi-1 dated at the ceremony. Miss Selma Lavon Sutters j attended her cousin as matron of honor. She wore a blue for mal with harmonizing acces sories. Eddie Jackson attend ed the bridegroom as best man. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a patio length wedding dress of white taffeta and net. She carried a bouquet of white roses. Following the ceremony a reception was held in honor of the newly weds. Assisting | in serving the guests were Mrs. D. Silias, Mrs. VV. Blue, Sr., Mrs. R. Hicks, Mrs. L. Sutters Sr., Mrs. D. O’Banner, Mrs. Eddie Rand Jr., Mrs. P. Vincent, Miss Naomi Burks qnd Miss Lavada Warren. The menu consisted of dain ty pimento and tuna sandwich es, olives, punch, ice cream and different kinds of home made cakes. The couple wdll make their home in Jackson. COMING ATTRACTION TO STEVENS ROSE ROOM Lloyd Price Show JAMES dROWN and THE f AMOUS t'LAMES the drifters mmm mmmmmm® mm THE FIVE ROYALES GIRL'S EASTER DRESSES Sizes 3-6x 7-14 $^.98 - $^.98 NYLONS - LACES AND COTTONS *********** * * * * * ***************************** HATS and BAGS To Match $1.00 - $j>.99 V" ■ , wii| ll! / **** JACKSON, MISS.