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LEXINGTON EDITION ^J4ofnie6 (bounty H E R L D -- The Newspaper Boosting Holms County - ' ’U)l- ->■ xo ' ! LEXINGTON, MISSISSIPPI, THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1962 5c PER ISSUE Methodist Revival Will Begin Sunday Rev. Smith Serves As Guest Minister; Dennis Johnston Will Lead Singinq Rexival Services at the First Methodist Church of Lex ington will begin Sunday evening and continue through the following Friday evening w ith the Rev. Aubrey B. Smith of the ^ azoo City First Methodist Church as guest evange list- The theme will be “Jesus Christ Is Lord.” i 1 ne Rev. Dennis Johnston, pastor of the Ebenezer Metho dist Charge, will be visiting soloist and song leader. Services will be held Mon day through Friday at seven o'; lock each morning and se ven-thirty each evening. “Cof. | | fee Time” will be held each morning from six-thirty until \ ! seven o’clock. The Rev. Crawford Ray, pas tor of the Lexington church, urges all members of the : congregation to make special efforts to attend and has is sued a special invitation to other citizens in the county to join in the worship services. Rev. Smithy a native Missis sippian, attended Millsaps Col lege and Union Seminary and has for several years served pastorates in the Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Church. He is presently con cluding his fifth year as pas tor of the Yazoo City Church, is married and has three children. He served r*s Army Chap lain in the European Theater in World War II, and in Korea during the Korean conflict. Rev. Smith continues to re_ main in the Active Reserves holding the rank of Lt. Colo nel. The leader of music is a native of Shannon, Mississip pi, where his parents still live. He is a graduate of Ittawamba Junior College and attended Millsaps. He has had exten sive vocal training having studied under professor Roger Dexter Fee, head of the De pa rjtment of Music at the University of Denver, and was a member of the national ly famous Millsaps Concert Tour Choir. David Miles Wins Grant Lexington High student Da vid Miles, Jr. has been award ed a stipend to attend Missis sippi State University’s Se cond Scieneers Institute for Secondary School Juniors. This stipend will cover 50-75 percent of the total cost. The four-weeks Scieneers Camp July 23 to August 18 will be coincident with part Continued on page 5) REV. JOHNSTON Lexington’s Hornets amas sed 77 points to crush Ethel and French Camp in a track meet at Beall Field Monday afternoon. Ethel had 59 points while French Camp accounted for 47. Bryant Fore and David Dil lon led the Hornet thinclads accounting for double wins each, while a girls team com posed of Claudia Thomas, Babs Cothran, Bridget Blackstock, and Betty Lynn Sudbeck paced the feminine scoring. Winners were as follows: Boys Scoring 120 yd. high hurdles - (E) 18.9; 100 yd. dash - (L) Bry ant Fore, 10.9; Mile run - (L) Wayne Williams, 5.08; 880 yd. relay - (E) 1:43.6; 440 yd. dash - (L) David Dillon, 56.5; 180 yd. low hurdles - (L) Da vid Dillon, 24.5; 220 yd. dash - (L) Bryant Fore, 25.3; Mile Relay - French Camp; Base ball throw - (FC), 167’ 4”; High jump - (L) Bubba Miles, 4’ 10”; Broad jump - (L) Gerald Greer, 19’ Pole vault - (E) 8’ 4”; Discus - (E), 100’ 2£”; and Shot put - REV. SMITH LBL PRACTICE OPENING HERE Little Boys Baseball practice in Lexington began last Sat turday at the American Legion Field. Boys between 8-12 are eligi ble and should contact Wayne Rogers, Buddy Ussery or W. H. Fincher. Thee first game of the sea. son is scheduled against Goodman on May 22. Lexington Methodist Sets Communion The First Methodist Church of Lexington is planning a special Holy Communion Ser vice Thursday night at 7:30 o’clock at the church. The service will be a special observance of the Last Sup per. ROUGH AND READY 4 * Coach Harvey Ray’s Durant Tigers were is typical of the fast moving action of rough and ready during their annual in- the “Greens” and the “Whites.” tra-squad game iast Friday. This key play Staff photo. GROUND-BREAKING PROGRAM HELD FOR NEW TALON ZIPPER WAREHOUSE Formal ground-breaking ceremonies for a new $60,000 warehouse at Durant’s Talon Zipper Plant were held Mon day with officials of the plant, Durant Industrial Council and City officials present. OPEN HOUSE The home of Dr. and Mrs. A. A, Der- Festival held in Durant last Sunday, rick was the scene of one of two “Open Left to right are: Becky Derrick, Mrs. House” events held during the annual Derrick, and Jane Cox. Castalian Street Garden Club Spring Staff photo by Sonny Pritchard. Lexington Hornets Cop Honors Over Two Foes In Track Meet AHS Senior Play Set For Friday The annual Holmes AHS Senior Play is scheduled for Friday night at the Junior College Auditorium and is to begin at eight o’clock. The play, “Love Thy Neighbor,” is a farce com. edy and is under the direc tion of Miss Emma Bost wick. Proceeds from the play will help defray expenses on the annual senior trip. The public is invited. (L) Dale Russell, 37' 9”. Girls Scoring 75 yd. dash - (L) Claudia Thomas, 9.48; 50 yd. dash - (L) Claudia Thomas, 6.7; 300 yd. relay - (L) Claudia Thomas, Babs Cothran, Bridget Black, stock, and Betty Lynn Sud beck, 39.7; 200 yd. relay - (L) Thomas, Cothran, Blackstock, Sudbeck, 26.5; Broad jump - (FC), 15’ 7”. Lexing' n took 12 first plac es, Ethel 5, and French Camp 3. Pianorama Set At Pickens Station A unique Mobile Show Room featuring pianos and organs will be at the Connie Bolling American Service Sta tion on Highway 51 north of Pickens on April 20. The special show is being spon sored by Brown’s Music Store of Jackson. The show entitled “Piano rama” will give residents of the Holmes County area an opportunity to save time and money by buying their pianos during the special showing. Several representatives of the sponsoring company will be present to appraise the trades on the spot. Bradley Services Held On Tuesday At Hebron Church Funeral services for James B. Bradley, 84, were held at the Hebron Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. Dennis Johnston officiat ing. Mr. Bradley dier at the Holmes County Community Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was a member of the Hebron Methodist Church. Surviving is a sister, Miss Lela Bradley of Lexington. Pallbearers were Billy Cau sey, O. B. Byrd, Jr., C. F. Moore, R. C. Causey, Dewitt Nabors, Dewitt Poe, Ed Weems and W. W. Spell. Southern Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Country Club Sets Easter Egg Hunt Sunday Afternoon The Holmes County Country Club will entertain the child ren of members with an East er egg hunt Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Each child is requested to bring six eggs. There will be planned entertainment and re freshments for the partici pants. Two hunts are to be held including pre-school and school age with a prize to be awarded to the boy and girl in each group who finds the most eggs. No special invita tions are'being mailed. LOCAL LOAN AGENCY RECEIVING CHARTER A new loan company operat ed by two Holmes County men has received its charter of in corporation. The new business, Central Loan Company, will’have of fices in Lexington and Durant and is owned by Homer L. Daniel and A. L. Gibson, both of Lexington. ALDERMAN PRESENTS ROTARY CLUB PROGRAM Leo Alderman showed pic tures of a recent trip he made to the western part of the United States at the regular meeting of the Lexington Ro tary Club Tuesday. He was introduced by W. B. Kenna, progra mchairman. Holmes County Churches Set Easter Programs | Schedule Community Programs In Joint Season Observances Special Easter Services are being planned for Sunday by churches throughout Holmes County with community ser vices to be held in some areas. In Tchula there will be a i - I Community Easter Sunrise ; Service at six o’clock at the high school football field with ' all churches participating. The Rev. Roy D. Raddin, Baptist 1 minister, will deliver, the ser mon with the Rev. Wilson Ray and the Rev. J. C. Watson al so on the program. Mrs. Sam Gilmore Funeral' Services Held In Lexington Funeral services for Doug las Eugene Gilmore were held Tuesday afternoon at the Southern Funeral Home Cha pel with the Rev. Crawford Ray officiating. Internment followed in Odd fellows Cemetery with South ern Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. A native and life long resi dent of Holmes County, Mr. Gilmore died at his home of a heart attack early Monday morning. At 58, he had made a wide Hutton will present a program of special music and the pub l'c has been invited to attend. Special Easter Services will be held at the Tchula Baptist Church with Rev. Raddin preaching at 11 a. m. with an all music program by the Holmes Junior College Choir to be held at the 7:30 p. m. Sunday evening service. The public is invited. Lexington “Easter,” The Lord Is Ris en will be the topic at the First Methodist Church of Lex ington Sunday. A “Prayer Vigil” well be held from 6 a. m. until 6 p. m. on Saturday. Pickens Special Sunrise Easter Ser vices will be held Sujnday morning at the Pickens Metho dist Church, according to the Rev. G. H. Ledbetter. In ad dition ten young people will be received into the church at the regular morning worship service. They include Rhett Presley, Marvin Pepper, Bar ney Whitehead, Alice Beth Ad kinson, Nicky Helm, Dick Ad kinson, Beth Dickerson, E. W. Stubbs, and Mary Jane Pope. cu vi iiitriiuo tiii uuguoui the entire area due to his friendly and helpful attitude. He is survived by his wife, Julia Barrentine Gilmore, and a son, William E. (Billy) Gil more. A member of the Oregon Memorial Church, he had been a mechanic at Weathersby Chevrolet-Buick Company for 19 years. Pallbearers were Norman Weathersby, Frank Hughes. Bill McLellan, Edgar Gwin, Billy Upchurch, Roy Spell, Bo yd Moss, Hilton Holley, Earl Ellis, Vernon Hathcock, Roy Young, Dan Pepper, Z. D. Spell, Mack Grantham, John McBride, and Paul Weems. Tchula Native Named Editor Thatcher Walt, a native of Tchula has been named editor of the Greenwood Common wealth. He is a former Jack son State-Times staff writer. Durant Set To Host County Wide Rally Of Local 4-H Clubs A big for Holmes 4-H Club members, the annual county wide rally, will be at the Dur ant High School Auditorium Saturday, April 28, beginning at 9:30 o’clock that morning. Included in the event will be a talent show, public speak ing contest, song leading con test, chicken dinner, and a movie, “Tomboy and the Champ.” A fee of one dollar will be charged each person attending and Duane Tucker and Ann Smith must have the names of those who plan to attend by April 21. A special invitation is being extended to th parents of these 4-H club members. ENJOYS SPRING FESTIVAL Mrs. Evelyn Baine enjoys one of the many beautiful flo |\ver displays at the Seventh Annual Spring Festival, spon sored by the Castalian Street Garden Club Sundav. Mrs. Samuel C. Green, organist of Jackson, presented an organ recital which was followed by a flower show at the City Hall. • Staff photo by Sonny Pritchard.