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The Chronicle star the Moss Point advertiser. (Pascagoula; Moss Point, Miss.) 1949-1961, December 16, 1949, SECTION ONE, Image 2

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AS WE SEE IT THIS WEEK
Pascagoula-Moss Point Bank
Certain representatives of the tuna fish industry are here.
City, County and Slate officials have been in conference with
these men in an effort to determine their desires. I he con -
ferences being held are strictly business in nature and what
ever agreement is arrived at must and should he mutually
beneficial to all concerned.
Our State representativ« has been hard at work on a bill that
will reimburse count ie , for monies expended by them on U. S -
State primary marls prior to the time that them roads arid
bridges were taken over by the State. Jackson County is
included.
The proposed basing of the “OREGON” at Pascagoula has
already borne fruit. The presort visit of tuna officials is par
tially occasioned by the above mentioned fact.
As we face the closing of another year, each of us can ask of
ourselves Jhe questions: “Have we boosted our county and
cities?" “Have we done any one thing toward making our
communities a better place in which to live?” There remains
much to be done—only a unified people tan project our present
and future on the high and broach plane that was meant for us.
Visitors at coffee hour and in the Hank this week included
MR. R. J. CASSANOVA, Biloxi. Mississippi: MESSRS. JAMES
M. PORTER and WALTER HITCHCOCK, New Orleans;
MESSRS C. R. MARQULSS, RONALD POOK and JAMES R.
LF.AVELL, Ocean Springs. Mississippi; and MR. M. W BRUSH,
Biloxi.
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Pascagoula-Moss Point Bank
Pascagoula Moss Point
Capital Stock—$175,000.00 Surplus—$300,000.00
Total Resources—Over $7,000,000.00
Member Oi The Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation
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...PASCAGOULA...
Social Events
By Maude Tanlunxon
I was asked yesterday it
Christmas had changed any since
I was a child. I thdiight hack a
long way. And I said no, except
that there Is perhaps mare to buy,
but that I expect tlint this year
some little girl looks longingly at
a doll in a shop window, just as
a small child of the long ago
looked and wished and had it
come true in the form of a beau
tiful blonde doll dressed in dotted
net and blue ribbons—that had
its wig torn off before the year
was out by an investigating pup
py that lugged it out of its bed
to play with.
That was a tragedy! I don’t hold
with those sentimentalists who
talk fondly of the carefree days
of their youth. They forget that
a child is more capable of feeling
joy or sorrow than a grown per
son, who should have at least ac
quired enough philosophy to tide
him over a rough spot.
But to go hack to Christmas.
The spirit hasn't changed ary ex
cept that there are more things
to ask Santa Claus for and a
some one cleverly remarked there
are more things in the window
and stores to wish for; and th.if
tastes have grown more extrava
gant’. That doll that met tragedy
probably cost $1.25, blonde hair,
ribbons and all. But nowadays a
child isn’t content with anything
less than a Toni doll, cost $10.
i That's where Christinas hns
I changed. There’s nothing left to a
child's imagination. Dolls have to
have real hair and toy engine
real smoke. After a while the
small fry, feminine, will want
robots for dolls, and the boys
marbles that shoot themselves.
Perhaps Christmas has changed,
hut it's still the happiest time of
the year. Easter of course is an
other story.
Tile festivities for tile week
wt re begun Sunday when the
OLPH Sodality gave a banquet
at OLV high honoring new can
didates for the society. It took
place in the cafeteria where th<^
table was bright with Christinai
decorations. Father Gregory John
; son was guest speaker.
YWBC Dine At Longfellow House
The Young Women’s Businc
| club, headed by Dorothy Rich
■ arris who was recently elected to
serve her second term, had its
j Chri amusing at Longfellow House
I around a dinner table Monday
■ evening. A grab bag was an ex
\ citing part uf the festivity.
S At the Country club, which is
j i**splei»d» nt in its new furnish
ings, mends i of the Junior Wotn
\ an’s club had their husbands for
| guests at dinner Wednesday. Aft
er thi' dinner, gifts were distrib
uted from the shining Christmas
tree that is always part of the
scene at the club at Yuletide.
Cowan's For Gifts!
Lingerie!
Jewelry!
Mojud Hose!
Scarves!
Blouses!
Bags!
<
Dresses, Coats And Suits,
Ideal lor Christmas Gilts,
At Clearance Sale Prices.
ICS S- Pascagoula St. Phone 105
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New&folks Hava Party
Each year the force at the
Chronicle-Star and Advertiser has
a festive evening together. It takes
place at the club tonight with a
dinner and gift-giving afterwards.
Anola Club's Two Parties
The Anola Woman's club has
its annual Christmas party for
the children of members. It takes
place Saturday afternoon at the
Community Activities building.
They will have a Christmas tree
and gifts for all the small fry. That
evening the husbands of mem
bers have their place in the social
calendar for they will be guests of
their wives at the annual Christ
mas dinner of the club.
I OLV Alumni Celebrates
Other events were a Christmas
! party given by the OLV Alumni
Association Thursday evening in
the music room of the convent
when the Christmas spirit and
decorations prevailed. And on
Thursday Pascagoula Woman’s
clubs meeting at the Community
Activities building. Thursday was
also a very gala event not lack
ing in t^e true Christmas spirit.
Each member brought toys for
presentation to the Crippled Chil
dren’s Center at Jackson.
Music Club Christmas Program
The Music club’s part in the
Christmas pageant of events was
a meeting at First Methodist
church Saturday when a very
lovely program was given.
Two Weddings During Weekend
Highlights of the week are twm
weddings with the marrying of
Dorothy Hague to Barnett Gil
mer, and a very good looking brid
al couple they will make as they
come down the aisle of First
Methodist church tonight at (1.
First Baptist church was setting
Saturday for the wedding of Het
ty Alice Ezell and John O’Connor
Hodman. Betty told me when the
engagement was first announced
by her mefther that owing to the
recent death of her father, it was
to he very simple. But for all that
it was n lovely ceremony.
College Crowd Coming Home
It has been hard finding out
just when the college girls and
boys will get home but thVy’ll all
he here bv the weekend, some of
them bringing guests. ,
Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs.
T. T. Justice were their son, Dr.
Justice, Jr., and Mrs, Justice and
their children, who came from
New Orleans for a stay this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sullivan
are looking forward to the coming
of their son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Marsh,
who are expected to arrive from
Knoxville about Thursday, Mrs.
Marsh is the former Dolores Sul
livan.
Mr. and Mis. Fritz Breland ar
rived Saturday from Brownsville,
Tex., where the former has been
visiting the latter who has been
employed in that city for some
time. While there they enjoyed
several visits to points of inter
est in Mexico. After an overnight
stay at ho/ne, Mr. Breland went
to Baton Rouge where business
will keep him for a few weeks.
Mrs. Hibbler Here
Mrs. T. G. Hibbler arrived
Thursday from tier home at
Shreveport to spend the holidays
I with her sister, Mrs. R. C. Pol
litt Mrs Hibbler was met at New
Orleans by Mrs. Pollitt and Rob
ert Farnsworth, Jr., with wham
she came to Pascagoula.
Mr. and Mrs. J, E. Quinn and
daughters and Mrs. Charles Ii.
Gray drove to Mobile Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Epting went
to New Albany Saturday to at
tend funeral services for W. O.
Smallwood Sunday at the Meth
odist church. Mr. Smallwood was
well known here where he vis
ited frequently on business. Mr.
and Mi . Epting returned Mon
day.
uiiuvuiunu nrumun
Christmas will be quite gay at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lester
Hildebrand, for their daughter.
Miss Virginia, who is teaching in
Miami, comes in Saturday and
J the following weekend will mark
the arrival of Graham Hilde
| brand anti Dick Slay from West
Point, where they are cadets. Mr.
Slay's parents. Mr. and Mis. J.
I,. Slav will join their son Christ
mas Eve to spend the* holidays
with .Mr. and Mrs. Hildebrand
and their family.
Mesdames W. D. Pelan and Les
ter Hildebrand visited Mobile
during the early part of the week.
Mrs. Ida Busson of Clarksdale
and James H. Hannah of Sikes
ton visited their mother, Mrs. M.
P. Hannah, and brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Allen, from Monday until Friday
last week.
Charles Branch, son of Mr. and
1 Mrs. W. N. Branch attended the
; Lions bowl game between Per
| kinston-Deeatur last weekend.
Miss Edna Willis who is em
1 ployed in the national defense of
j fice in Washington, D. C., is ex*
| peeled to arrive Wednesday to
spend the holidays with her par
j ents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Willis.
Sec Sons In Came
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Richards
and Mr. and M:v W. N. Branch
drove to Jackson Friday, accom
panied by the two former’s daugh
ters, Misses Dot and Gloria Rich
ards, to se<5 their sons, M. R., Jr.
and Frank Branch play against
Lamar Junior college in the La
mar-Pearl River game Friday.
Among students from Pearl
River icollege who will arrive
home Friday are Lavon Ezell,
Lloyd Brinkman, Jack Richards,
Bobby Bishop and Frank Branch.
Misses Sarah Knight, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Knight and
Elizabeth Bosarge, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Bosarge,
who are employed by the FBI in
Washington, will arrive homo
next week. They will stop at
Birmingham for a visit of a few
days with Miss Knight's brother,
Harold, who is attending college
there and who will join them in
the homeward trip. Mr. and Mrs.
Knight's son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mis, R. A. Knight and
•small son of Baton Rouge will
join the family next Friday. This
makes the family circle complete,
with the exception of the young
est son, James, who is stationed
at Treasure Island, Calif.
Mrs. Helen Gentry will leave
Saturday to spend Christmas with
her family at Carrizo Springs,
Miss Kathleen Simmons arrived
home from Agnes Scott college,
Decatur, Ala., to spend Christ
mas with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Donald Simmons and other
relatives.
Mrs. Jano Returns
After : pending a number of
weeks with her son, E. J. Jane,
Jr., and family whom she drove
to Pr< cott, N. M„ Mis. E. J.
Jane returned home the early
part of the week leaving the fam
ily nicely settled in their new
home. While in the West, she
visited Carl had Caverns, N. M.,
i Montezuma’s Castle, Skull Vul
j ley, Jerome, Flagstaff, and Phoe
nix, Ariz. She accompanied Mr.
June and his two friends, Ed
Johnson of Phoenix and A1
Mitchell of Prescott to Pasca
goula. They will return to Arizona
after a short stay here.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marsh
arrived Thur day from Knoxville,
Tenn., to spend the holidays with
Mr. Marsh’s parents. Mr. and
M rs. J. G. Sullivan. Mrs. Marsh
will be a matron of honor at the
Mullon-Taylor wedding, Decem
ber 24. At her own wedding sev
eral months ago, Miss Mallon
served as her maid of honor.
Mr. anti Mis. E. C. Buckley will
have all of their family home for
Christmas as their son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Mc
Laurin come from Port Arthur
and will he joined by Midshipman
E. H. Buckley of Annapolis, and
their other daughter, Mrs. James
Thomas Hobdy and Mr. Hobdy
of Gulfport who all arrive during
the Christmas weekend.
Program Of Yule
Selections Given
At Fortnightly
A program of Christinas selec
1 tions arranged by Mesdames K.
i W. Burnham and Albert Graham,
i program chairmen, was presented
j at the Fortnightly club Wednes
! day afternoon at the home of
j Mrs. J. T. Thompson with Mrs.
| H. D. Hawkins as joint hostess.
The Christmas motif was car
ried out in the decorations of
! home.
Mrs. J. V. Ainsworth and Miss
Ada Bond played two piano duets
expressing the theme of the pro
gram with their interpretation of
the “Christmas Overture” and
‘‘Santa Claus Is Coming to Town".
Mrs. Charles Mitchell accom
panied by Mrs. Ainsworth, sang
as a solo, “Christmastime”. Mrs.
D. If. McCollum gave reading of
“Christmas in the Quarters.” ,
A chorus composed of Mes
dames John Cirlot, Mitchell,
i Thompson and Misses Ora Nun
I erlv, Bessie Cowan and Dora
j Cowan, accompanied by Mrs.
| Ainsworth, sang a group of yule
tide selections to complete the
! program.
During a social hour the host
j ca.ua vtu a piuic.
| Former Resident Visit
Sunday visitors to Pascagoula
were former residents of the city,
Mrs. C. C. McCoy and daughter,
Miss Mary of Long Beach, and
son. Edward McCoy of New Or
leans, who visited the families of
Mrs. McCoy’s sons, C. C. McCoy,
Jr, and Jack McCoy. Mr. and
Mrs. Jack McCoy and family re
turned home Friday from Selma,
Ala., where he had been employ
ed.
Carl Taylor, son of Mr. and
Mrs. O. C. Taylor, <108 St. James,
has been dismissed from a Long
Beach hospital, recovered.
Clinton Lockard arrived Friday
from Tulane to spend Christmas
with bis parents, Dr. and Mrs.
J. N. Lockard.
«
Mr. and Mrs. Royce Furr ar
rive Sunday from Salem, Mass.,
to spend Christmas with her
mother, Mrs. Mose Blanchard and
Mr. Blanchard. They will also
visit Mr. Furr’s parents in Prich
ard, Ala.
Expected From Membhis
S. F. Warden, who is employed
in Memphis, is expected to arrive
Friday to spend Christmas with
his family. Lieut. Ann Warden,
USN, is also expected to join the
family the latter part of the week,
coming from Charleston, S. C.,
where she is stationed.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Pylea will
have as Christmas guests their
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Birch and daughter,
Barbara, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Birch, Jr,, of Mobile.
Ocean Springs Cub
Scouts Have Patty
The Cub Scouts of Ocean
Springs had a Christmas party
Tuesday afternoon at the home
of. the den mother, Mrs. W. E.
«
! Doi rah. who was assisted by Mes- ^
dames J. K Lemon, R. Gambill
and H. Hayden.
Mrs. Gambill w'as in charge
of a program of Christmas carols
: and Jimrfly Parker gave a read
; ing and Walter Ross a Christmas
poem.
The Cubs gathered around a
Christmas tree and sang carols
and exchanged gifts. Refresh
ments served by the den mothers
carried out the seasonal motif.
The scientific name for jungle
cat is Felis chaus.
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