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$130,000,000 W P A Airport defenses NEGRO WPA WORKERS SHARE IN $130,000,000 WPA AIRPORT DEFENSES WASHINGTON, D. C—The part which Negro workers are taking in the $130, •00,000 defense airport program of the Work Projects Administration is re flected in employment figures issued thi; week by Alfred Edgar Smith, Staff Ad viser of the Federal WPA. In every State evoept Del eware, an army of 71,000 men was employed at the beginning of the current fiscal yaar on 278 sites certified by the Secretary ml War or the Secretary of Navy as having military importance. In 11 South err States, where 97 of the sites are located there were 11,000 WPA Negro worker: on airport projects. The estimated com pleted cost of thecs airport construct ion and improvement projects in tin South is $38,366 566 in WPA funds an: contributions of the sponsor. For the southern reg on. Negro work «rs in the defense airport program wen about 49 percent of the total. The] ranged from 80 peroent in Louisiana where a $2,644,941 program was under way, to 14 percent in Texas, where funds | for 15 airport sites reach the $5,000,000 j mark. j Figures cited by Mr. Smith also reveel ^ that Florida’s 31 airport project site* lead ail other States n this type ot WPA defense construction. The 2.750 Negro workers in Florida were approxi mately 38 percent of the total number of workers employed at these sites on ^ work to cost $15, 000,000. Another large ! WPA airport construction program is in .Alabama, where 57 percent of the work l ers on 12 sites, valued at $5,743,167, were . Negroes. ; . Other employment percentages reported by Mr. Smith for airport construction workers of the Race and estimated com pleted cost of active projects in th? ^ Southern States were: i Arkansas, 55 percent $887,046; Georgia | 70.0, $2,641,729; Mississippi. 62.0, $2;520; I 251; North Carolina 52.0, $1,979,99? South Carolina 46.0, $530,492; Tennessee ' 27.0, $149,486; and Virginia 49.2 percent j and $1,257,223 the estimated completed cost. J; Kimbrell Ruffer Lumber Company ' BUILDING MATERIAL, GENASCO ROOFING WHOLESALE AND RETAIL PHONES 321 & 322 MERIDIAN MISSISSIPPI , -- ---- September Boards H. B. A. SEPT. BOARDS To the presidents o f the H B A you are requested to collect $1.25 H. B A assessment for September from oadb member of your lodge ai d report ' »■« in the Board. • It's thrilling to be admiredl So if your hair Is dull, faded, ! gray-streaked, use Godefrey's Larieuse Hair Coloring today The first rule for holding your man is lovely, well kept hair. And when used as directed, Goda froy’s Larieuse will bring rich, alluring color (black, brown, blonde) to your hair. Won't rub off or wash out. Permits curling, marcels, permanent waves. Known and used for over 4i yean. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. 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YOUNG, Jit, Products. preparation especially prepared tor aking the hair and akin beautiful sople are now everywhere demanding OUNGS, because it make* them look _ oung. If once you b gin selling |lYow.g’s Products you will continue foe '•your customers w41 demand it, and .^especially those who ease and demand J^thr best I SPECIAL OFFER t‘ Special offr or seholanhip la being of I hired to uprlhy students, by The B F. Young, Jr., School of Beauty Culture (diploma* awarded) Write at onoa for information as this offer is for a limited time only. B r. YOUNG, JR, MANUFACTURING COMPANY SM-Mth Are Meridian, Mhaisnppi • A harmless cream that taka* i* I I \ ' Each president is asked to send '■ immed ately a clear description as tc how we can get to the meeting place of your Board. If you fai to send ii in, the next few days, we will be com pelled to cancel the Board that is tc meet in your community and send <1 elsewhere. Thursday, September 11, W J Rankin H. B. A No. 118, Weathersby Friday, September 12, J M Hall, H. B. A. No. 198, Bpnd B. A. No. 460, Dekalb Friday, September 5, E H Edwards, H We re npt able to get to Brother W. ■. J Weaver of Leakesville; Brother James Patrick of Hattiesburg. Brother B. J Tatum of Mt. Olive and Brother H. Grif fin of Da eville th.s time. We hope however, that if they desire the Dec ember Boards they will get their ap- J plications in at once. So many people want the Board since the H. B. A is cleaning up now that we cannot get to them as we desire. | However, if we do npt hear from the] above presidents right away as to how to get to their lodges, we will change to some one of the above named presi Important j HGtice Important Notice to Presidents All presidents are requested to col lect $2 00 Echo and Publication Fee from th-'ir lodges and report same in the September Boards. Please remember that the local lodges are to pay $2.00 annually and the paper will b? mailed to the president of the local lodge. The $2.00 Echo and Publication Fee' must be paid in a lump sum in the Sept mber Boards, according to reso lutions made by the Convent.on in 1940 E. F- Young, Gens. President t _ I SEPTEMBER BOARD DESCRIPTION WEATHERSBY: All coming from East highway 49 and 20 wil come to Magee and leave highway 49 and turn to the north and come through town for three fourths of mile: turn to the left and gt one mile; take the right and go a quar ter of a mile; take the Jeft on into Mary Grove Number 118 a white church and school house. Come two and a half mis from last turn. W. J. Rankin President BOND H. B A. Boa. d D scription: Just a few :nes to thank you for coming to U! with the September Board. Take Highway No. 11, come to Hat t. esburg ar.d take highway No. 49, com ng South to Bond. Place of meeting N w Prospect, Baptist Church north of the station at Bond. Thoee coming from Picayune, tak* Highway No. 13 coming Eaist to highway No. 49, come South about four miles r to Bond We will be looking FOR YOU. Viola Batson, President. JOKES Father: How many times did the tea cher spank you last week Willie? Wl]i?:,I don't know pop, I never pay any attention to anything going on be hind my back. • • • • Teacher: What is cowhide chiefly need for? Boy: To ho d the cow together. a a a a "Mary’, asked the physiology teacher “what iss the function of die stwmaeh?’* “To hold up your petticoat.” Mary an rwered ihyly. «■ --—--« General Theme: “WE FOLLOW THEE” PROGRAM District harvest industrial rally of the Meridian District to convene at Rose Hill Methodist Church, Meridian, Mississippi, October 8-10, 1941 WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8 _ 7:00 P.M.—Local program by Rose Hill Church 8:00 P.M—Sermon, Rev. L R Rucker: collection, benediction THURSDAY, Oct 9 9:00 A.M.—Worship Service by District Superintendent 11:00 A.M—Organization and business 11:30 A.M.—Sermon, Rev. A L Geralds: collection, benediction 2:30 P.M.—Reassemble, discussion and business: topic (one) ‘The Necessity of trained leaders in the local church’ 4:30P.M.—Recess 7:00 P.M.—Candle Light Service minister’s wives association 8:00 P.M.—Sermon, Rev. J H Griggs: collection, benediction FRIDAY, Oct. 10 9:00 A.M.—Worship Service by District Superintendent 10:00 A.M—Business 11:30A.M.—Sermon, Rev. H Holston: collection, benediction 2:30 PM—Reassemble, discussion ‘'The Duty of Lay-leaders in the New Church’ (2) ‘The Layman’s Relation to Rust College’, with District Lay-leader C. T. Butler in charge 4:30 P.M.—Recess 7:00 P.M—Sermon, Rev. H J Riley: collection, benediction POINTERS Each Auxiliary and group of the WSCS are asked to report $3.25. All Local (preachers and exhorts who did not qualify in the District Conference please come prepared to do so in this meeting. All pastors who did not raise their quota of subscrip tions to the Advocate, please report them at this meeting. REV. 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