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Miss Juanita Fisher
Tells Wedding Plans
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Fisher of
"Vaiden announce the engage
ment and approaching mar
riage of their daughter, Juani
ta Fisher to Hugh M. Taylor,
son of Mrs. George P. Taylor
and the late Mr. Taylor of
The bride-elect is a graduate
of Vaiden High School.
Mr. Taylor, a graduate of
Tchula High School, served
in the United States Air For
ce. He is now employed at
Barrett’s Drug Store in Green
The wedding will be solem
nized Sunday, June 3 at 3 p.
m. in the First Methodist
Church of Greenwood.
Invitations ar'e not tteing
sent but friends and relatives
of the couple are invited to
attend the ceremony and re
Mrs. Joy Brooks
Re-elected Regent
At DAR Meet
The meeting of the Benja
min G. Humphreys Chapter
of the Daughters of the Ame
rican Revolution Thursday
evening, March 15, was held
at the home of Mrs. G. D.
Russell, who was assisted by
Miss Mary Elizabeth Glover
and Mrs. Walter J. Turner.
Following the Ritual and
the Pledge to the Flag, Mrs.
Joy W. Brooks, regent, gave
a resume of the recent con
ference of the Mississippi
Society, DAR, in Jackson,
and Misses Judy Fite and Bet
ty Sue Killebrew told of the
Washington’s Birthday Lunch
eon which they attended as
guests of the chapter.
Miss Royce Ann Smith,
another “Good Citizen’’ girl,
her mother, Mrs. R. L. Smith,
Durant, Mrs. V. C. Fite and
Mrs. J. A. Killebrew. Cruger,
were other honored guests for
the evening.
Mrs. J. H. Beall^ chairman
of the nominating committee,
presented the following offi
cers for the new three-year
term: Mrs. Brooks re-elected
regent; Mrs. F. V. McCullar,
vice-regent; Mrs. J. H. Beall,
second vice-regent; Mrs. W.
D. Wilson, chaplain; Mrs. C.
C. Legate, treasurer; Mrs. R.
P. Ellis^ secretary; Mrs. J.
M. Hoff5 historian; Mrs. A. J.
Henrich} registrar; Mrs. E. E.
Wynn? parliamentarian; and
honorary secretary, Mrs. E.
H. Shaddock.
These officers were voted
upon and will be installed at
the May meeting.
The program, “Folk Music
of America’’ featured a varie
ty of folk tunes led by Mrs.
Doty Porter with an accordian
and Misses Susan Phillips and
Sarabeth Ellis? pianists.
Group singing was enjoyed
by all.
At the close of the meeting,
Boston cream pie, toasted
nuts and coffee were served.
Assisting the hostesses was
Miss Randy Russell, a mem
ber of the Dancing Rabbit
Creek Chapter, CAR? (Child
ren of the American Revolu
Visit Brothers
Mrs. Harold Willis of Le
Feri, Texas and Mrs. Leland
Nixon of Raleigh, N. C. have
returned to their homes after
spending several days with
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Henley and
Mr. Buck Henley.
From Greenville
Mrs. Lucile Wallace of
Greenville was an overnight
guest of Miss Minnie Jordan
Visits Daughter
Mrs. P. D. Bragg spent se
veral days the past week with
her daughter, Miss Anne
Bragg in New Orleans.
Visits Parents
Miss Beth Beall, accompan
ied by two schoolmafes paid
a brief visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Beall Sat
urday. They were en route to
Ole Miss after having attend
ed the Natchez festivities.
From Monroe
A guest of Mrs. C. A. Moore
Thursday through Monday
was Mrs. Jesse Hyman of
Monroe, La.
In Hospital
Friends of Mr. I. R. King
will be sorry to know that
he is a patient at St. Domi
nies Hospital in Jackson.
Jackson Visitors
Mrs. Joseph Berman and
Mrs. J. H. Beall were Jackson
visitors Monday.
To Oxford
Coach and Mrs. Woodson
Earle spent Saturday at the
University of Mississippi.
Returns to Memphis
Mr. and Mrs. Banks Shep
herd and son, Tommy return
ed to Memphis Saturday after
spending several .days with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Attends Funeral
Among those attending the
funeral of Miss Edna Nabors
Wednesday were Mr. and Mrs.
Marlin Nabors of Kosciusko,
John Nabors of Atlanta, Ga.,
Mrs. Alma Williamson and
Mr. J. H. Williamson of Can
Mrs. M. M. Reed, Miss He
len Hooker and Mrs. W. L.
Hooker were recent guests of
Mrs. W. D. McLeod in Green
Mrs. W. L. Hooker - Phone 614
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Visits Home
Mrs. Homer1 Davis 'and her
daughter and son r in • law,
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Guest of
West Point, spertt several
lays at their home here la^t
supper Guests
Miss Beth Beall, Miss Mar
garet Byrd and Miss Lynn
Vorley, students at Ole Miss,
vere supper guests of Miss
Beall’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Beall Tuesday evening.
Jackson Visitors
Visiting in the Capitol City
m Tuesday were Mrs. O. L.
Allison, Miss Bess Wilson,
G. S. Ashley and Mrs.
Ruth Roach.
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n Baptist Hospital
Mr. W. R. Ellis is a patient
it the Baptist Hospital in
Jackson. His many friends
vish for him a quick recovery.
Sunday Guests
Sunday guests of Mr. and
vlrs. Bill Schneller were her
brother and sister . in - law,
Mr. and Mrs. Binford Wil
liams of Water Valley and
her sister * in • law, Mrs.
Brown Williams of Philadel
Visit Relatives
Mrs. W. R. Jones, Miss Ber
ta Gadberry and Mrs. Herbert
Streater of Black Hawk visit
ed relatives here Thursday.
In Hospital
Mrs. L. H. Paris has been
called to Dumas. Ark., becau
se of the illness of her moth
er, Mrs. Flora Herr man, wKc
is hospitalized there. Mrs. Pa
ri^ is staying with her sistei
and brother - in • law, Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Dante.
Jackson Visitors
Mrs. Dick Barrett, accom
panied by her mother, Mrs
Modena Howard of Durant
were Jackson visitors Mon
Attend Convention
Mrs. G. D. Russell, Mrs. R.
A. Caldwell of Proctor, Ark.
Mrs. C. C. Randle of Memphh
and Mrs. W. J. Quinn of Tuni
ca attended the Seventeenth
Century Colonial Dames state
convention *in Shrevepor
Thursday through Saturday.
Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs. Quinr.
are aunts of Mrs. Russell,
while Mrs. Randle is her mo
Attend Funeral
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Williams
and Mr. and Mrs. H. Russell
attended the funeral of Mr.
Duband Williams at Center,
Miss, last Saturday after
noon. Mr. Williams died in
Alexandria, Va. He was a
Mason and was buried with
Masonic honors.
Mr. Nick Shelton, Tchula
Mr. Vardaman Smith, Tchu
Mrs. W. G. Brock, West
Mrs. James Summerlin, Jr.,
Baby Girl Summerlin
Mr. T. J. Bogue, Tchula
Mrs. Olivia Wilkerson, Lex
Miss Elizabeth Henrich, Lex
Mrs. Clara Ginn Bruce, Lex
Mr. Ben Auerbach, Lexington
Mr. F. C. McIntosh, Lexington
Miss Charlie Harrison, Lex
Mrs. Biddie Hocutt, Lexington
Mrs. J. S. Browning, Camden
Mr. Walter Goodwin, Lexing
Mrs. Hilda Powder, Lexington
Mrs. Billy Berberette, Lexing
Mr. G. C. Worrell, Tchula
Mrs. Pat Buson Black Hawk
Mrs. Estelle Moore, Lexing
Owen Upshaw, Pickens
Mrs. George Gelston, Lexing
Susie Randle
Dorothy Mae Delaney
Mattie Thomas
Owen Ambrose
Grammar School
Menu Listed
The Lexington Grammar
School menu for next week
MONDAY (April 2) . Kraut
and weiners, string beans,
sweet potatoes, pineapple
cake, rolls, and milk.
TUESDAY - Hot dogs, bak
ed beans, lettuce and egg, sa
lad, cookies, and milk.
ers, potato salad, onion and
pickle, potato chips, banana
pudding, and milk.
THURSDAY - Bologna, tur
nips, fruit salad, beets, cake,
rolls, and milk.
FRIDAY - Tuna salad, car
rot and peas, buttered pota
toes, cup cakes, hot biscuits,
and milk.
Allen Ramsey, Holmes
County Chairman for the 1962
Holthes County Cancer Cru
sade fund raising drive, has
requested that community
chairmen meet at the Lexing
ton City Hall Friday after
noon. The meeting will begin
at two p. m.
Campaign material has ar
rived and will be ready for
distribution, according to Mr.
Tchula Merchants
Begin Drawings
Week From Saturday
The Tchula Merchants As
sociation this week announces
drawings for cash prizes to
be held each Saturday after
noon beginning April 7. The
drawings will continue throu
gh December 24. ^
Rules for the promotion fol
low: 'tir
1. The first drawing for 1962
will be held Saturday, April
2. Drawings will be held
each Saturday at 4 o’clock P.
M. thereafter through Decem
ber 24th.
3. Merchants will start giv
ing tickets on Saturday, March
4. Tickets will be given for
5. Tickets will be given ac
cording to the following sche
$1.00 to $4.00 — 1 ticket
$5.00 to $9.99 — 2 tickets
$10.00 to $14.99 — 3 tickets
$15.00 to $19.99 — 4 tickets
$20.00 to $24.99 — 5 tickets
Merchants are asked to ad
her to this schedule carefully.
6. All tickets MUST be
stamped with merchant’s
name on the back. Tickets
NOT stamped are no good.
7. Tickets will be destroyed
after each drawing.
8. Winners MUST be present
to win.
9. Owners and their families
are NOT eligible to win.
10. All employees will be
eligible with tickets from
places of business other than
where they are employed.
Prizes will be given as fol
1 prize — $20.00 (Only
ONE ticket will be drawn
each time).
2 prizes — $10.00 each.
(Tickets will be drawn until
claimed by someone pre
12. Merchants are urged to
keep these rules in a promi
nent place so that customers
and personnel will understand
A list of participating mer
For Lexington City Sales Tax
Paid Political Advertisement
Belhaven Prexy
Set To Address
Lexington Church
Howard J. Cleland, presi
dent of Belhaven College, will
speak at the Lexington Pres
byterian Church Sunday, Ap
ril 8, at the regular seven p.
m. worship service. Mi;, and
Mrs. ,Cleiarid will .be guests
for spppeyy at the Church at
Bit o clock ' that evening, t
Mrs. Hunter Cade is in Char*
ge of arrangements during
Mr. Cleland’s visit.
Mr. Cleland, who served as
principal of Jackson’s Murrah
High School from 1955 when
the '-school was opened until
last year, has spent his en
tire adult life in education,
holding an M. A. Degree in
School Administration and
Psychology frdm Peabody Col
lege in Nashville. He has also
had graduate work at the Uni
versity of Chicago.
He is a member of the Na
tional Association of Second
ary Schools Principals, Missis
sippi Association of School Ad
ministrators, and Phi Delta
Kappa, national profession
education fraternity. Mr. Cle
land holds life membership
in the Mississippi Congress of
Parents and Teachers.
A former principal of Bailey
Junior High School in Jackson,
he guided Murrah to a third
place rating among hi&h
schools throughout the nation.
In other Lexington Presby
terian activities the W. O. C.
will have the birthday meeting
at three p. m. on Monday,
April 9.with Mrs. Tom Shep
herd in charge.
Evelyn Gandy
Will Address
LHS Students
State Treasurer Evelyn Gan
dy will address Lexington
High students Monday night
at a joint meeting of the Lex
ington Lions and B&PW Clubs
at which time the seniors will
be honored.
A native of Hattiesburg,
Miss Gandy has served in her
present capacity since Jan
uary, 1960. She had previously
served as legislative assistant
to the late Senator Theodore
Bilbo, a member of the state
legislature, attorney for the
State Depai'tment of Public
Welfare, and assistant Attor
ney General.
Miss Gandy is a graduate of
Mississippi Southern College
and the University of Missis
sippi Law School.
Leo Parker of Pickens, pre
sident of the Holmes County
Little Boys Baseball League,
has called a special meeting
Monday of coaches, managers
and all interested parties at
the Pickens School.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude L*.
Bridgers and children and
Mrs. Abe Tahir spent Sunday
with Mrs. Jack Davis in
Mr, and Mrs. Izzy Braslow
and children of Indianola spent
Sunday with Mr. Braslow’s
father, Mr. A. Braslow.
chants follows:
Abies Motor Co., Nelson *
Bennett Department Store, A.
Braslow’s, Lyon Appliance
Store, Sara’s Giflt Shop,
Clark’s, Smith Super Service
Station, George’s Toggery,
Tchula Super Market, Western
Auto Store, Gillespie’s Service
Station, Maggio's Grocery,
Tchula Dry Cleaners, City
Cafe, Wong’s Grocery, Noah’s
Ark, William’s Bargain Store,
Sheppard’s Store, Tchula Dol
lar Store, Tchula Hardware
Co., Scott Butane Gas Co.,
Tchula Amoco Service Station,
and Merchants and Planters
It is hoped that other stores
will also participate in the
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Cannon, Lexington, white rib
Name Food Winners
FOODS - (Four - Leaf Clo.
vers) - First, Kathy Pierce,
*Coxburg, medal; Second, Bec
ky Zemp, Lexington, red rib
bun; Third, Linda Crawford,
Pipkenf, white ribbon; (Class
.1) *;Firat, %ki Stewart, Pick
Second,: Cindy
Long, ‘'*Tct>iua; rgd ribt&m;
Third, .Judy Younger, Lexing
ton, white ribbon. (Class II) -
First, Dona Kaye Pierce, Lex
ington, blue ribbon; Second,
Bonnie Massey, Tchula, red
ribbon; Third, Mary McAdams
and Linda McAdams, Pickens,
white ribbon, (tie).
Leaf Clovers) - First, Patsy
Pierce, ^Lexington, medal; Se
cond, Brenda Sheppard, Lex
ington, red ribbon. (Class I) -
First, Lillian Baughn, Pick
ens, medal; Second, Julie
Zemp, Lexington, red ribbon;
Third, Patricia Henderson,
Tchula, white ribbon. (Class
II) - First Patricia Chisolm,
Holmes .Junior College, blue
ribbon. -< *
First, Dona Kaye Pierce, Lex.
ington; Second, Mary McAd
ams, Pickens.
MENT - (t’our - Leaf Clo
ver) - First, ;Becky Zefhp,
Lexington; (Class II) - First,
Billie Faye Knox, Tchula.
II) - First, Lynda Dickard,
Lexington; Second, Billie Faye
Knox, Tchula.
(Class II) - First, Billid Faye
Knox, Tchula; Second, Odessa
Kellum, Lexington; Third, Do
na Kaye Pierce, Lexington.
(Class I) - First, Gail Black,
SAFETY - (Class II) -First,
Mary McAdams, Pickens; Se
cond, Bonnie Massey, Tchula;
Third, Diane Younger, Lex
The death of Mrs. J. R. Go
za has brought sorrow to the
Town of Lexington, the com
munity, the Baptist Church,
and the Baptist W. M. U.
WHEREAS, The Heavenly
Father has called this faithful
member of the W. M. U. to
U. feels intensely the loss and
deplores the passing of this
fine Christian woman, we
humbly bow to His will, know,
ing that He doeth all things
SOLVED, that we express to
the family and their many
friends our sincere sympathy
and commend them to Him
who is able to sustain them at
all times. SECOND, that a
copy of these Resolutions be
sent to the family and a copy
spread on the minutes of the
W. M. U. THIRD, that a copy
be given to each of the county
papers for publication.
Respectfully submitted,
Mrs. Johnie Williams,
Mrs. J. F. Williams,
Mrs. R. H. Owen.
Mr. S. S. Love underwent
surgery Monday morning for
removal of kidney stones in
the Greenwood Leflore Hospi
Durant Presbyterians
Set Special Services;
Fowler Leads Songs
The First Presbyterian
Church of Durant will observe
a week of special services be
ginning Sunday, Aprill, and
continuing through the follow
ing Friday. The special ser
vices will begia with the 7:30
p. m, worship program Sun
day night with worship plan,
bed each night through Friday
as well as each morning at
seven o’clock.
Minister for the week will
be the Rev. B. I. Anderson,
pastor of the Alta Woods Pr6s
byterian Church in Jaskson
and prominent member of the
Central Mississippi Presby
tery. He has been associated
with the Jackson church for
approximately four years and
is doing superior work there.
The Rev. Frederick Fowler
of the Lexington Presbyterian
Church will be song leader
with various soloists from
throughout the county to par
ticipate. Robert Irby, Jr of
Durant will present musical
Rev. Anderson was at one
time pastor of the First Pres
byterian Church of Ponot :
and moved from there to a
church in Memphis. He is
known for his gifted preaching
and his devotion to the word
of God.
All citizens of Durant ai^d
Holmes County, friends of the
church, and area Presbyter
ians, are cordially invited to
attend the services.
■ Chula Latin
Classes Shine
Members of Mrs. W. R.
Huddleston’s Latin II class at
Tchula High School placed se
cond in the state in competi
tion at the state Latin Tour
nament held recently at the
University of Mississippi.
The annual event is held
each year in various schools
over the state and is sponsor
ed by the Mississippi Classical
Association and the University
of Mississippi.
The tests were taken on Feb
ruary 14 and results were an
nounced at the Classical Tea
cher’s section of the ME A in
The Tchula class consists of
Mary Ellen Pike, Jimmy Bar
rett, and Susie Gwin.
Card of
A sincere thank you to each
and everyone for your many
thoughtful acts and kind deeds
during the illness and at the
death of our sister and aunt,
Edna Nabors. We do truly
appreciate our flrie/nds, es
pecially so at a time like this.
The Nabors Family.
Holmes County Herald
Published by the Holmes
County Publishing Co. at 200
Tchula St., Lexington, Miss.
Entered at the Post Office
at Lexington as second class
mail under the Act of Con
gress of March 3, 1879. Sub
scription rates for Holmes and
adjoining counties, $3.00 per
year, elsewhere, $3.50.
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