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THE MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE
A NEWS SERVICE FOR MISSISSIPPI NEGROES Published Weekly at Jackson, Mississippi 110 East Monument Street — Phone 5-4384 WILLIE J. MILLER .Publisher-Owner SARAH M. HARVEY . Editor WILLIAM HARVEY .Circulation JOHN R. HUNTER . Advertising Manager OFFICIAL ORGAN MISS. STATE ELKS SUBSCRIPTION RATES TWO YEARS — $7.00 6 MONTHS —$2.50 1 YEAR —$4.00 Wednesday, October 2. was Con vocation Day at Mississippi Voca tional College at Itta Bena. Members of the faculty, staff and the student body filled the auditorium to capacity to hear Dr. J. H. White's Convocation Day address. Discussing ‘‘The Challenge of our Day.” President W’hite gave examples of the failu e of youth to be ready for the opportunities within their grasp. He gave il lustrations of the chance Negro youths have had to pass exami m\t?Kiown .fnfA i’oi .- fn maw of the program. In his presenta tion of the president, the Dean gave a history of Convocation Day at MVC and a wholesome inter pretation of its meaning. Dr. Cubie Howard, dean of in struction, presented the faculty and staff to the students. ALCORN WINS The Alcorn A. & M. College Braves, piloted by senior quarter back Davis, breezed to a 29-6 vic tory over the Rust College Bear cats Saturday in a non-conference game. Tile Braves scored early in the second quarter when Malachi Mc Gruder raced 31 yards around ri^ht end tor a touchdown Me Gruder also kicked the extra point. Davis engineered two touchdown drives and passed to junior half back Richard Pickens for two to chdowns. Pickens also ran 15 yards for a TD. T ,? Bearcats’ lone score came lai in the fourth quarter when Willie Fullilove ran 30 yards. manent professional careers, list ing the percentages of failures over a three year period Challenging students to a quest for intellectual and economic free dom, White outlined wavs Mis sissippi Vocational College can help students prepare themselves for opportunities. Dean 0. P. Lowe was in charge LOANS Arranged On Yaur Autom-s!>iie Furn Signe >*i- e Real * * fate GLOBE Finance Service 163 E. P&ari St. FL 3-8916 Jackson, Miss. BOOTS Flower Shoppe 817 N. F.sish I . Jackson, Miss. FOR CITY-WIDE DELIVERY — CALL Phone FL 5-4252 or FL 2-6927 # WEDDINGS # FUNERAL DESIGNS # BLOOMING PLANTS We Wire Flowers Jackson i*oro School of Beauty Culture offering Special Prices During Summer for High School Graduates • Complete Preparation in Beauty Culture Work • Teachers Training • Brush-Up Courses Mrs. Catherine Langston Owner-Manager Mrs. Nettie Givens end Mrs. E. Burkes Instructors 240 E. Boll St. Phone FL 2-2115 Jackson, Miss. B. * H. GARDEN CLUB The B. k H. Garden Club met recently in the home of Mrs. Jes sie Mae Burks at 3723 Wabash Ave. Following devotion led by Mrs. Burks and others, the presi dent made her report on fall flowers, urging all members to plant now for the winter. Miss Lucille Jonter was a vis itor. The next meeting will be Oc tober 18 in the home of Mrs. L. Barnes, at 3831 Wabash. Members present were Mes dames Julia Hubbard, Jessie M. Burkes, Genitta Byrd, Levinia Barnes, Eath Moore, and An me Henoerson. PLANS HOMECOMING Faculty and students of Jack* son’s Lanier High School and var ious committees have announced plans for observance of the school’s 33rd annual Homecoming Day October 11. Welcome was extended to all Lanier graduates and especially to graduates of classes represent ing 1933, 1943 and 1953. A special chapel assembly will be held in the school’s auditorium at 10:30 a.m. and dutch luncheon at 11:15 a. m. for alumni. Pre-game entertainment will be held at 6 p. m. on Cade Ath letic Field and will feature the . Rowan Junior High School Band, The Temple High School Band of Vicksburg and Lanier’s March ing Band. Highlight of the day will be the Homecoming football game be tween Temple High School Tigers and Lanier Bulldogs. During half time ceremonies, s' NECK | 1 BONES 5“~59CS s ! 0 * 1 1 1 1 o 1 CHUCK 5 * ROAST t > .. ■■ ■ > < White Buffalo < FISH 4 COLONIAL I BREAD a 15c| EGGS 3 — $1°°| FROSTY ACRES FROZEN I APPLE PIE 4 & 1.001 2 -— — 2 I U.S. #1 RED | f POTATOES ^ f (J With Purchase of © 5 3-Lb. Pure Ground Boot, 49« Lb. * IS SCHOOL BOY 2 i APPLES - 29c § [ ■ ■ “Mi** Football” queens will be crowned. School queens will be presented from Temple of Vicks burg and Lanier. Following the football contest, a coronation dance will be held in school auditorium honoring the football queens from Lanier rep resenting the Junior High Divi sion as well as the senior high Division. A colorful pre-game show is planned. Featured among the activities will be Lanier’s Junior Women’s Drill Team for the first time. Members of the new women’s drill team have spent 70 hours making preparations for this performance. A total of 37 girls make up the first company. The 402nd Battalion Quarter master Headquarters Army Re serve unit color guard unit will conduct flag bearing ceremonies prior to kick off. I Jackson Bottling Co. GROCERIES — MEATS Housewives Trade Where You Get Your Money’s Worth A. L. ADAMS GROCERY and MARKET A. L. ADAMS, Prop. FANCY and STAPLEGROCERIES fresh vegetables daily quality meats PHONE FL 2-2471 158 E. Monument St. Jackson, Temple High School arid Lanier Marching Band will render mu sical skits during the half time as well as in pre-game activities. C. R. C. CLASSES Classes being sponsored by the Metropolitan Chamber of Com merce in an effort to qualify men and women for many of the jobs are getting off to a good start, according to President I. S. San der' of the newly re - activiated Chamber. Already, some 60 persons have registered for the classes that are being held at Jim Hill High School. Persons interested can get information from Sanders or other members of the board, as well as E. E. Briggs, public re lations director for the chanber. The Rev. A. W. Wells and others will sponsor an “Ever ready Program” at Johnsons Chapel on Bishop Street be ginning Monday night, Oct. 13, and continuing through Su day, October 20. All churches of the city have been invited to take part. On Monday night the welcome address will be given by Mrs. Lula M. Anders and the ser mon by the Rev. Howard, pastor Howell’s Chapel. Tuesday night the welcome ad dress wifl be given by Mrs. Thompson and the sermon by the Rev. G. W. Washington. Wednesday night the sermon will be delivered by the Rev. If. H. Alexander. Thursday night the welcome address will be given by Mrs. Anderson and the sermon by the Rev. M. McClinnic. - Friday nfght the sermon will be given the Rjpv. W. R. C. Smith. On Sunday the 11:30 worship service will be conducted by the Rev. E. J. Ijftiite. Each night, blackboard demon strations will be given by Rev. Wells. The public Is invited. GIVES 10 CHURCH Mrs. L. T. Miller shared with vr.il_ail_m Something New And Exciting Is About To Happen .... MUSIC NEWS SPORTS Day and NIGHT.... on WOK J 1590 on all radio dials JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI uwpicu mcuiuuiji uiuiui Ol Yazoo City recently when rite paid off a balance indebtedness of $3,761 on the aew church build ing The church was completed four years ago at a cost of $35,000. At this time, Mrs. Miller gava in memory of her late husband, Dr. L. T. Miller, furniture for the chapel at a cost of $2,000 and has for the past four years made con tributions on the indebtedness. The Rev. H. M. Rankin is min ister of St Stephen. RANBERRY PAREAZT FILLING L pound eaa jellied Oran berry sauce t tablespoons sugar % pint heavy cream, wtdwed \k teaspoon vaniBa or ai mond *»tl*aet FROM THE SAME COMPANY THAT BOTTLES COCA-COLA just 1 calorie per 6 ounce serving 9>r*.4Wt'4-f . ^ ...bill brimming with flavor TASTE TAB: IT'S NEW! Forget everything you know about low-calorie drinks. This one’s brim ming with lively, satisfying flavor. New Tab. Made without sugar... WITH just 1 calorie per 6 ounce serving. Taste Tab. Sparkling... Refreshing. THADCMAM* Copyright % Thi Cumfliny •ettled under the authority of The CeoCeia Company by JACKSON COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. Highway 80 W. — Jackson, Miss.