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DURANT By Rowena Hill Presbyterian Women Celebrate SOtjj Anniversary The 50th Anniversary of the Women of the Church was ob served in the parlor of the Durant Presbyterian Church, last Tuesday afternoon. Beautiful flower arrange ments formed a fit setting for this Golden Anniversary. A table draped with a lace cloth held the candle decked Birthday Cake. The meeting opened with singing of the hymn, “O God, Our Help in Ages Past.” A prayer emphasizing the Birthday Objective, The Pres byterian Guidance Program was led by Mrs. Bob Shoemak er. Mrs. J. B. Maury gave the devotional, which was taken from the 90th chapter of Psalms and 2nd Corinthians. Mrs. H. J. Montgomery pre sented the Birthday Object ive, ‘‘Tomorrow Begins Today through the Presbyterian Guidance Program.” “We Would be Building” was sung to dedicate the of fering. Mrs. Pugh Winbom, church historian, gave Highlights of 5u \ ears of the Women of the Durant Presbyterian Church. This was truly enjoyed and appreciated by all present. A scrap with pictures, news clippings and old records co vering the history of the local church was viewed with in terest. Mrs. J. H. Lockhart, Mrs. William Elmore and Mrs. Pugh Winborn, the three mem bers present who had been members of the Women of the Church for 50 years were re , lues was given by Mrs. J. H. Kellum. Mrs. Ernest Inman, pro gram leader, showed a beau tiful gold plaque, which she made for the county leader’s meeting and told of interest ing items a club member can make to make her home more attractive. A special day, May 22, was set aside for craft specialties at the Durant City Hall. Each member will bring a covered dish and Mrs. Clay Gunn will be the hostess. Miss Mary Harpole gave a Demonstration on the utility room. She said that the best housekeepers are people who plan and have a place to put everything and she says its time for the dirty work to be taken out of the kiteehen. The kitchen should be the clean est spot in the home. She named with posters the things to place in this needed room for every family. Mrs. Curtis Elies and Mrs. Kellum entertained during the social period with a telephone fishing trip under the direction ol Mrs. Carl Crider. Strawberry shortcake and spiced tea were served to the members and guests: Mrs. Carl Crider, Miss Katie Cooper, Mrs. J. H. Kellum, Mrs. Mayfield Howard, Mrs. Ernest Inman, Mrs. W. e 1 homas, Mrs. Harold Brock, Mrs. Phala Hutto, Mrs. J. b! Sm dei*, Miss Mary Harpole, Mrs. R. e. Wasson, Mrs. Alice Walker, and Mrs. Clay Gunn. McDonald - Terry Wedding Announced Mi. and Mrs. Samuel Augus tus McDonald of Terry an nounce the engagement of their daughter, Nancy Lanelle to Charles Wynndrel Terry, son of Mrs. Gladys Terry and the late Phil Terry of Durant. The bride elect is the grand daughter of Mrs. Lola Barron and the late Mr, Barron of Florence and Mr. Dan Mc Donald and the late Mrs. Mc Donald of Terry. She is a graduate of Terry High School and Hinds Jr. College and is presently employed by the Motor Vehicle Comptroller in Jackson. Mr. Terry is the grandson of Mr. T. W. Thorn ton and the late Mrs. Thornton of Durant. The groom is a graduate of Durant High School and is employed b^ the Illinois Central Railroad. The wedding wlil be solem nized Sunday, May 13 at 3 o’clock in the afetmoon at the Antioch Baptist Church of * lorence. All relatives and friends are invited to the wed ding and reception immediate ly following at the home of the bride. Ralph Comfort of Jackson was the guest of his sister, Mrs. Grady Harcrow last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bo Fowlkes of Grenada were in Durant last Saturday visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ado Bennett, Mrs. Harold Brock, Mr. and Mrs. Billy McBride and Mr and Mrs. Boyd Moss attended the funeral of Mr. Douglas Mrs. Lockhart blew the 50 lighted candles out while the other members made birthday wishes. The meeting was closed by ie pea ting the Mizpah. Cake and coffee were served by Mrs. T. S. Humphries. Mrs. W. R. Henry is Hostess io the Durant Home Demonstration Club The Home Demonstration Club of Durant met last Tues day morning at 9 o'clock in the home of Mrs. W. R. Henry with 13 members present. Mrs. Mayfield Howard pre sided over the business ses sion. Mrs. Henry gave the devo tional entitled “These Stupid Americans” taken from the Baptist Adult Sunday School Quarterly, which told of cor ruption in government and stressed the need for the re turn to honesty and sincerity in character and Christianity. She said that the “martini belt” was merging rapidly on the “Bible Belt” of the count ry. Christians of the “blue - john” variety are being ac cepted rather than the staunch and faithful, who practice what they preach. She also warned preachers who act to please the congregation, rath er than depend on the word of God. Mrs. R. E. Wasson led in prayer. A place which is nearest to God’s heart, a garden, and its importance to nutritional va COTTON I SEED FOR SALE! DPL Smooth Leaf cotton seed for sale. $6.00 per 100 pounds or $100.00 per ton. Good germination. CONTACT W. J. Waits Phone 274-M-2, Lexington or 4491, Goodman Gilmore in Lexington last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brock, Mrs. Phala Hutto of Stark ville, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Brock and son? Mike, of Can ton, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. O’Kel ly of Lexington and G. R. Thompson of Tchula attended a Watkins Sales Conference at the Holiday Inn at Green wood last Monday. Mrs. Phala Hutto of Stark ville spent part of last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brock. She and Mr. Hutto spent the weeekend at Waynesboro with relatives. Dr. T. L. Holcomb of Dallas, Texas is a guest of Durant re latives. Mrs. Eddy McBride visited ber parents, Mr. and Mrs I 3. Hendrix in Clinton last week. .*Afr- J* J- Gilmore was home with his family for a few days last week. rhiwa"dMrS- R°yOunn and children visited relatives in Durant over the weekend. Mrs. H. E. Cooper is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Marvin Birchfield and family in Greenville. Miss Linda Marlar, student nurse at the Miss. Baptist Hospital in Jackson, was home over the weekend to visit her family, Mr. and Mrs. Benny Killebrew. Mr. and Mrs. John Ryan and children of New Orleans visit ed Mr. and Mrs. I. M. McLel lan over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Moss went to Jackson Sunday to visit Mrs. William Byrd Mc Bride at the University Hospi tal in Jackson where she re mains in a critical condition from injuries suffered in an automobile accident last week. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Cox and Aubry and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Eubanks and Terry of Memphis spent the Easter Holidays with Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Parkinson. Mr. and Mrs. Dorman In gram and family of Memphis spent the weekend with Mrs. Brose Ingram and Flo. Mrs. Max Ferguson is visit ing her son, Mr. and Mrs. William Ferguson and family at Cowan, Tennessee and Jim my at Memphis. Jerry Parkinson flew to Nashville, Tennessee Sunday for an interview with the Ge nesco General Shoe Company on Monday. He was interview ed at the Seidman and Seid man Company in Memphis Tuesday. Thanks Card of Mere words are inadequate to express our sincere appre ciation for the many kindnes ses showered on us during our bereavement. Each ex pression of sympathy and act of neighborliness will long be treasuered in memory. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Fryer and family. Mrs. Cecil Fryer Waldrop and family. Mr. and Mrs. Melville Hall NON - RESIDENT SUMMONS THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: Roosevelt Harmon, Sr., Wlafose Plafce of Residence, Post - office and Street Ad dress Are Unknown You are summoned to ap pear before the Chancery Court of the County of Holmes in said State on the fourth Monday of May, A. D., 1962, to defend the suit No. 10,290 in said Court of Alberta Keys Harmon, where-in you are de fendant. Witness my signature and seal of office on this 23rd day of April, 1962. Parham H. Williams, Chancery Clerk (SEAL) April 26, May 3, 10 17. so©oeoeoeo©oeo^ Have Your Printing Done At The Herald ___— YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND OUR GRAND OPENING TUESDAY, MAY 104 Spring St. FREE COFFEE AND DONUTS A Statement Of Policy And Pledge To The Public As owners and operators of Central Loans, Inc., we take this opportunity to state the policies which will govern the operations of our recently organized loan service. 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