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James Brown Show And Dance, Stevens Rose Room, Tuesday April 17
W The MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE ^ “Growing With Mississippi" VOLUME 32 - NUMBER 49 JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1962 -10 CENTS PER COPY MAGNOLIA STATE BEAUTIES AWAIT ALPHA CONFAB Seated left to right: Mildred Seabury, Bessie Evans, Sphinx Sweetheart, Eddie C. Johnson, Alpha Sweetheart, Jessie Evans, Sphinx Sweetheart and Jeanie Lockett. Standing left to right: Anne Washington, Amelita Redmon, Jean Smith, Betty Buchanan, Brenda J. Long, Lois Savage, Maurine Wil son, Lillie A. Collins, Majorie Kelly, Mattie McGee and De lores McGriff, all of Jackson State College, Jackson, Miss. Alpha Sweethearts of Tougaloo Southern Christian College, left to right: Norwedia Rayford, Linda Wells, Lucy Moore, Doris Brown, Ethel Sawyer, Connie Sheppard, Irma Parker, Emma Jeffrion, Clintoria Inge, Verna Brown, Donald Thomp son, Sadie Almore, Mattie Sampson, Carrie Lapsky, Medelin Martin, Eva McLaurin, Gloria Inge, Margaret Champion, Sylvia Davis, Elsie Burnett, Camelia Wilburn, Katherine Boyd, Janice Jackson. ine aoove oeauties and others like them will be on hand at Jackson, Mississippi, wrhen Alpha men from North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Miss issippi and other points will converge on the Magnolia State capitol, April 20-21, 1962 for the Southern Regional Conven tion of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Hundreds Attend Funeral of Mrs. Seaton at Christ Temple In Jackson, April 9 Honors Day Held At Tougaloo Seventy-s even students made the Dean’s List at Tou galoo Southern Christian Col lege, eleven, students were listed in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, and seven students have received scho larships for further study, ac cording to an announcement by Dean A. A. Branch. Dean’s List Certificates were award ed at a special Honors Day program in Woodworth Cha pel. Students making the honor roll with a 3.0 average were: Jerry Lewis, a senior from Jackson; Madelyn C. Martin, a junior, from Grenada; and Charlotte Phillips, a junior, from Roosevelt, New Jersey. Those making the honor roll with a 2.0 average or better are listed according to clas (Continued on Page 2) ! On Monday, April 9, hun dreds of mourners from all walks of life, crowded the Christ Temple Church to pay a last tribute to one of the city’s pioneer citizens, Mrs. Fannie Washington Seaton, who died April 5 at St. Dom inic Hospital. The high es teem in which this beloved citizen was held, being at tested by a profusion of beau tiful flowers, a procession of cars that extended for blocks and hundreds of cards, tele grams, and messages of con dolence. Mrs. Seaton, the daughter of the late Dicey Jordan and Wade Washington, was born in Brandon, Mississippi in 1880. Her formal education was received at Mary Holmes school, Smith Robertson and Tougaloo College. In May 1901 she was married to the late Aaron Seaton and to this un ion were born six daughters and three sons. She was a loving wife, a devoted, thou ghtful, Christian mother, a good neighbor and a loyal, de vout member of Christ Tem (Continued on Page 2) James Brown Show and Dance at Stevens Roseroom Tuesday Night, April 17; Ayll Dance Lovers Are Invited:y See the Brownettes, Other Big Stars; Plenty Added Attraction, No Advance in Price Promoter Willie J. Miller has announced that the next Big Dance and Show coming to this section will be the JAMES BROWN SHOW AND DANCE at Stevens Rose Room, Tuesday night, April 17, featuring the sensational song-stylist and recording ar tist, JAMES BROWN in per son . , . The show will also feature a chorus of singing and danc ing lovely girls, the Brown ettes, also other top recording artists. 4 long hours packed with top entertainment and no advance in price . . . Ad vance Tickets , . .,$1.75. At Door, $2.00 Tax Incl. . . . TABLES SOLD ON FIRST COME BASIS . . . $1.00. BUY YOUR ADVANCE TICKETS EARLY ... at Miss. Enterprise, Harmon Drug, Franks Blue Note, King the Tailor, Moman’s Cafe, Percy Simpsons, B. B.’s Beau ty Shop, Robinson Shoe Shop, Estella’s; Village Grill in Tougaloo; Tollivers Cafe in Canton; Melody Lounge in Vicksburg . . . (See Adver tisement Page 4). State Band Festival At Jackson State College, April 20-21 Junior and Senior high school band students are looking for ward to the Easter weekend and the state band festival. During the month of March, Science Education And Industry Conf Set For April 27 JACKSON, Miss. — The first annual Conference on Science Education and Indus try, in cooperation with the Mississippi Teachers Associa tion State Science Fair, will be held at Jackson State Col lege Friday, April 27, at 10:00 a. m. in Dansby Hall Audi torium. Dr. Patrick C. Farbro, Manager of Professional Per sonnel Programs, RCA Staff, will be the main speaker for the session in which J. W. Joyce, Special Assistant to the Director, and Donald J. Cook, Director of the Course Content Improvement Section, both of the National Science Foundation, will participate. Also taking part in this con ference will be Dr. Virginia Zachert, Educational Science Division, U. S. Industries, Inc. bands participated in their re spective district festivals to qualify to come to the state. District festivals were held at the following schools: District A — Mississippi Vo cational College; B — Choctaw County school at Ackerman; C — Gordon Attendance Center, Magnolia; D — Travillian Attendance Center, Hattiesburg. The state festival will con vene Friday and Saturday, April 20th and 21st on the campus of Jackson State Col lege. All bands will participate in the three major categories of concert, sight-reading and marching. Each group will al so enter a number of their solos and ensembles. Each marching band will do a 6 to 8 minute show at which time they will do certain re quired movements. Majorettes will do twirling and dance routines which will include required twirls. Each band will play concert selections from the required list, according to the class they enter. The following bands will at tend the state festival: Class BB — Hill High, Jack son; Yazoo Training School, Yazoo City. Class B — Brinkley High, Jackson; Broad Street High, Greenwood; Carver High, Picayune; Coleman High, of Greenville; East Side High, Cleveland; Gordon Attend ance Center, Magnolia; La (Continued on Page 2) Sixth Annual Science Fair At Hill Is Success When the Sixth Annual Science Fai^ at Hill High School opened its doors to parents, students and the community at large on Wed nesday night, many a young ster pointed with pride to his project and said, “I made this mom”, or ‘‘there is mine pop”; or just plain showing their projects to their friends was a sense of accomplish ment in itself. Instead of a general assembly, the pro gram was narrated over the inter-communication system, while the viewers were pass ing to observe the various projects. A statement of wel come was given on behalf of Principal L. J. Marshall, members of the faculty and the entire student body. A brief statement of purpose was given for the holding of Science Fairs: 1. Pupil Growth and De (Continued on Page 2) Mound Bayou Make Plans For 4-Day 75th Anniversary Fete Beulah Williams School Observes Anniversary SILVER CREEK, Miss. — The Beulah Williams Elemen tary School observed its 1st. anniversary, Thursday, April 5, with Mr. P. B. Wells, Principal of McCullough High School, presiding. Following a Piano Prelude by Mr. Eddie Nobles, of the Mullins School, Brookhaven, Colors were presented and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Boy Schouts Troop No. 180. The Presentation of the Char ter was made by Mr. R. C. Paige, Commissioner of the Tall Pine District, Brookha ven, Miss.; Invocation, Rev. V. M. Magee, pastor of St. Paul M. B. Church. Greetings were brought by: j Mr. Harold L. Denison, Supt. of Education; Atty J. P. Pat terson, President of the Board; Mr. C. D. Daniel, Beat Five and Mrs. J. E. Johnson, President of Pren tiss Institute. Recognition to teachers was made by Mr. Walter Grim stead, President of P. T. A., Mr. Edgar Bridges, Com munity Organizations, Mrs. Allie M. Reeves. Home De monstration Agent. The Guest speaker was in troduced by Mr. T. J. Ranee, Principal, Loncoln County Training School, Bogue Chit to; Guest Speaker was Mr. Walter Washington, President Utica Junior College and the new president of the Mississ ippi Teachers Association. Visitors were recognized by Mrs. Beulah R. Williams, Principal, for whom the school is named. Benediction was given by Rev. 0. L. Williams of Silver Creek. A reception followed. THIRTY Nese Harper Guest Model At Fashionetta April 14 When Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority present “Fashionet ta” at College Park Saturday, April 14 at 8: p. m., guest model for this event will be NESE HARPER one of the working unit of Harper 2, which means a husband and wife team with Nese on the inspirational and modeling end and Ves, the husband on the designing and construction end. The full program of enter tainment will see “the crown ing of “Miss Fashionetta”, “Junior Fashionetta,” and “Baby Fashionetta,” as well as the appearance of some of the city’s most talented mod els, wearing Laura Belle’ cre ations; clothes from Lula Belles and Sanders’. This year’s Fashionetta is a MUST to see. DR. STEWART NOMINATED "ALCORNITE OF THE YEAR" Mrs. Maude T. Jackson Speaker At Farish Street All Woman Day When the Farish Street Bap tist Church observes its An nual Woman’s Day Service at 1:00 a. m., on April 15, Mrs. Maude T. Jackson of Chicago, J1L* will, be Guest speaker. Mrs. Jackson and her husband Dr. J. H. Jackson, president of the National Baptist Con vention, Inc., have recently returned from a trip abroad and she is sure to have a mes sage that is informative and inspiring. Dr. Ben S. Leon Witney, pastor, join with the women of the church in inviting the general public to this service. Career Conf. At Tougaloo April 14 TOUGALOO, Miss. — The Tenth Annual Career Confer ence for High School students in the state of Mississippi will be held at Tougaloo Southern Christian College on Saturday, April 14, 1962. This program, sponsored annually by the college, has been of inestim able value to young students throughout the state of Miss issippi. It has helped them to appreciate the advantages and disadvantages of differ ent kinds of careers. Empha sis is placed on the impor tance of helping the young people to discover their own interests, abilities and apti tudes, and to learn what kind of preparation would be best for them. Mrs. A. A. Branch, chair man of the Career Confer ence, announces that prepara tions are complete for a rich and profitable day. Dr. A. D. Beittel, President of Tougaloo Southern Chris tian College, will be the. “key note” speaker at the general assembly on Saturday morn ing. For the convenience of those who desire to take ad vantage of it, a scholarship or admission test will be given to those interested in attend ing Tougaloo Southern Chris tian College. This same test may be used by the students of exceptional ability com pleting the 11th grade with a “B” average in High School, who wish to accelerate their program. The General Alumni Asso ciation of Alcorn College, in their mid-winter meeting, held recently, nominated Dr. Lula Belle Stewart Robinson, “Alcornite of the Year.” Dr. Stewart-Robinson is a 1941 graduate of Alcorn Col lege, graduating with honors. She is the first woman of Miss issippi to be certified by the Board of Pediatrics, 1953. Dr. Stewart-Robinson has specialized in two fields, gen eral medicine and Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. She is instructor in Pediatrics at Wayne State University Col lege of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan. She is the wife of Mr. Phi lip Robinson and the mother of three. Her parents in Jack son are, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stewart, 916 Eastview Street. Teachers At JSC Workshop For 6 Weeks Summer A special Six-Weeks Sum mer Workshop for Teachers was announced today by Lee E. Williams, Associate Pro fessor of Education at Jack son State College. Mr. Wil liams is serving as Co-ordina tor of the Project Enrichment In-Service Workshop which begins July 2 and ends Aug ust 11, 1962. The objective of the Work shop is to prepare able and ambitious teachers to offer able and ambitious high school students enrichment courses in language arts and social studies, and in science and mathematics. Persons en rolling may earn six quarter hours of credit. Eligible for enrollment in the Workshop are teachers with college degrees working in schools which plan to offer enrichment courses to able and ambitious high school students and where it is felt these teachers can and will do the job well. Priority, how ever, will be given teachers preparing to teach enrichment courses in high schools ex pecting to affiliate with the Southern Association of Se condary Schools and Colleges. A limited number of scho larships are available. Inter ested teachers should write Mr. Leo E. Williams, Jackson State College, Jackson, Miss MOUND BAYOU, Miss. — Mound Bayou, the all-colored town in northwest Mississippi will turn back the pages of history in memorializing its founder, Isaiah Tecumseh Montgomery, July 12-15. The occasion will mark the 75th Anniversary of the found ing of the town in 1887 by Montgomery with the backing of his cousin, Benjamin T. Green, and other early set tlers. Honorable Wesley Liddell, towering six-foot mayor of Mound Bayou, like his prede cessor, the late Benjamin A. Green, is going about making the Diamond Jubilee an unfor gettable event. A relatively newcomer to Mound Bayou, Mayor Liddell had an established reputation as a successful farm operator in the Drew, Miss., commun ity before coming here. In connection with the cele bration, the mayor and town’s Adermen set up a planning committee to seek new indus li icd emu lu iiictLuii cue sur rounding communities in in dustrial and commercial plan- . ning. Theme for the celebration is: “Progressive Planning in Agriculture, Industry and Commerce, and Human Rela tions for a Greater Mound Bayou.” Most of the detailed plans for the Diamond Jubilee will be carried out by the Mound Bayou Civic Club of which Mrs. Pauline T. Holmes, a pioneer resident and teacher in nearby Cleveland, is presi dent. Steps have been taken to get the U. S. Post Office to issue an Anniversary Postal Stamp memorializing the oc casion, according to Mayor Liddell and President Hol mes. Another Planning Com mittee member is post-master and school board trustee, Charles V. Thurmond, Sr. The celebration will feature addresses by several leaders, including government offi cials. There will be a colorful parade led by two teen-agers who will reign as the “King and Queen” of Mound Bayou. Mayor Liddell lives with his lovely wife and their four month old son, Wesley, Jr., in the beautiful, well appoint ed Liddell mansion on U. S. Highway 61. Mrs. Liddell tea ches at the I. T. Montgomery Attendance Center in Mound Bayou and is of much help to her husband as plans are sha ped up for the 75th Anniver sary. Coming to Stevens Rose Room Easter Sunday Night, April 22 f •• *•••.i .••. . . . » The ‘Clovers” & Orchestra At Stevens, April 22—In Greenwood April 21 i.