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D O OUR DEFEAT THE AX1 THE CENTURY VOICE , Mnr '\> News Jourflal dedicated To The Doctrine c Universal Democracy Pulili shed by THE CENTURY VOICE Office: Webster Ayentte at Eighth Street Yazoo < itV . Mississippi TELEPHONE 469 T. J. HUDDLESTON, JR .. Editor and Managei CHARLES H. WILSON Associate Editoi MRS. C. C. McGEE Feature Editoi ' in*.- > * ir Subscription Ratos sl.nr \ Copy- Ten Cents Entered at the Postoffice in Yazoo City, Mississippi a Second Class Matter Under Act of Congress. On The Gift List My the time urn read this the gift list you prepared wil I•ei'li:'|• - have reached its finality, that is. all cancellation \ id 11 a\ e been made and only the names of persons left fn \\.. you really expect to purchase a gift. W e wonder i a had a little confidential tails with yourselves when vm ini-di tip your gift 1 i-t and when you scratched out thus other names. Many times we put down names of persons w r\ant to buy gifts for and those we should tun for. then i our money seems not to stretch so Jar. we strike out an on often we strike out the vcr\ names that wi should lcavi flic spirit of Christmas is truly a spirit of giving. hit if we follow the real spirit of Christmas, we would ecmeer ourselves more with giving to those in need, rather tint : . tliose who are our very close trends and those from wlnn ..( expect a gift. Christ was a gift to the needy, a gilt I the whole world, lor the world was in great need of Savior. therefore, if we fashion our gift list in the -pin ,,,' Christmas, we will not fail to include some gifts lor per son- in need and lest we forget, the gifts wo include wil he some of the host. as i GO KASH & KARRY SAVE 20'' OX TOUR LAUNDRY AND CLEANING BUY DEFENSE BONDS AND STAMPS WITH THE DIFFERENCE! 2-DAY D®*Y CLEANING SERVICE KASH & KARRY LAUNDRY AND KLEANERS YAZOO CITY. MISS. H. L. White Mfflin • Lumber Yard Everything to Build Anything Rn-ber-oid Rooting The Recollection of Quality Re mains Long After Price Is Forgotten O. F. TEMPLE, Mgr. PHONE 668 YAZOO CITY, MISS. •+:m I'.njoy the richest fulfillment of Christina, by eendim = i tlie church of your choice when Christmas mommy C- ; . Obtain irccdmu from worries of the present gain new Iiopi i for the future. Rejoice again in the glory of the nutivit\ join your friends and neighbors in singing of the old tradi ^ tional Christmas carols. 'i our church is the bulwark of democracy. There do; r ■ ■ wvfr * .. >;.;i ox is l and flourish. l’v regular attendance at church ! v\e can l etter mobilize our spiritual forces against Axis de- j i 11::ds nf faith. "I'or what is a man profited if he shall gain whole world and lose his soul?” "Clod is our refuge and nvagth. a verv present help in trouble.’’ Let the word of ■ I penetrate our consciousness anew, guide us in the dark an 1 j.rnl Ions days ahead. The Touchable Christ < Mice again our minds wander to the Indi an Mills to 1 in nio't low 1 \ and Act the most liolv | 1“' Ml. '-I MOll> .Mill ll_l Lilt IIIWSl 1IOH of pblCCS. till.' 111(111^01" 1U I’ethlchem where the 1 Vince of Peace wa> born. I lo the physical world, there is no connection between . , ' Prince and Manger. The world associates princes with pakci. j ■ and mangers with cattle hut it is this odd relation-.hip , between prince and manger that now. after near!} two tlloit i sand years, the world still remembers the circumstance , which surrounded the birth of this baby. The stor, of i Jons from his birth is a long and lasting story. It is t';: story which bridges the disappointments and failure | i men. it is the store that lifts men from darkness into tin light, from turmoil and disturbances to peace; from preiudi-V| and hate to good will and love. It is the story that reaches) down to all men alike and gives every man the privilege1 to touch the hem of Ills garment. Riches do not always force the poor from its ranks, j it cri ites timidity and serves as a barrier. I bis Ikihej lethlehem was endowed with the riches ol Heaven and; h, vet IK' was born in pauper circumstances. Me rrw | walked and talked with the masses and made him=e: ' servant of the people, so that none were afraid to seek, ir to approach Mini. The world seems to he overcome with sorrow, pain .aiei’j death, but if we will draw nearer to the Star, and let the' Might of the Christ child shine upon its it will bring us the I cheer that is expressed in our t hrislmas greetings a:: in I the holidav decorations, for Christ, himself, has -aid "He of j good cheer, behold I have overcome the world. It it wen j not for Mis birth this light and hope that came into the j I world, who now could smile, who now could can"} onrj for a tomorrow. The at thi outbreak of j but j of I | Kan ; up. the ! Mint i \\ ho now could go about preparin', blackout which engulfed the w<>rl j the war would have blotted out our faith and drained the Mast bit of hope from our hearts. Those whose hearts are heavy this Christmas and wii >sc ! families are separated bv reason of the war. need t come discouraged tor over Mis children; at am time. Me ■ep h it he watch I melted the Prince of Peace stili all upon Mini. Me can lumbers not nor sleeps. ; The official ending of the National Mar ! hrn- nothing to do with stopping us from buy ing a bond with Che M ar I’ond mu buy is your s llond Drive cveii opportunity. investment. I PROTECT WHAT YOU HAVE —BY— Taking Insurance With Strong Reliable Companies WE INSURE Churches, Schools, Dwellings, Barns, and Automobiles. Prompt Settlement On AH Losses. t t t t t t JOS. L. HAMEL <Sb CO. 108 Jefferson St. Telephone No. 83 ! YAZOO CITY. MISS. News From Over The State BENTONIA— Sgt Charles K. Collins, a graduate of Yazoo High School .Vo. 2. the cites of l‘MO, went to the tinny in 1941. He was nadi corporal Ma\ 14. 1(t-+1 tit Camp Shelby. Miss., and Ser geant. August 3. 1941 tit Lake Charles, La. l or two years :i ; l eight months Sgt. Collins Inis served overseas. He is now in Xew Cuinetl. before entering the army he was church clerk. Sttndav School superintendent and B. V. P. U. teacher, lie is a splendid young man and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dudlev Collins of Route -. Bentonia. Miss. HOLLY BLUFF— lerusalein Methodist Church, a part of the Craig Cir-j cuit, welcomes the new pastor, Rev. Ilughbanks. who was i ■nt them from the last Annual Conference. Rev. Hugh-j banks preached the first sermon at Jerusalem the third Sun-j dav, being the regular pastorial day for this church. He was serving on the Canton Circuit before the Annual Con- j terence. i Mr. Strike McCook who has been in Chicago working i .n a defense job, i> back home looking after the business of his farm. GREENWOOD— The Greenwood Negro Civic League sponsored a bene fit banquet on Thursday evening, November 30, 1944 at the high school. The banquet was given for the purpose of swelling the fund being raised to build a recreational .center and it received the hearty response of the Greenwood peo ple. All available table space was taken and a delicious menu was served at SI.23 per plate. Principal speaker for the evening was l)r. Howard, Chief Surgeon. Taborian Hos pital. Mound Bayou. Miss. Dr. Howard spoke on the sub ject of "Problems of gbe Mississippi Delta Negro.” He brottgh out mam points o’I value and worth and received the loud applause of those present. M’eslev Chapel Methodist Church choir and Mrs. Doty furnished the music. Mutinies Miller served as toastmaster. Several out of town guests were present. Since the organization ol the league, much progress has LADIES! \ You can always be sure oi being smartly dressed when you make , your selections from SEE OU RNEW WINTER STYLES IN LADIES’ READY-TO-WEAR AND PIECE GOODS been ttirtcle id the <1 ri‘e*c'tion of its goal and in creating ter dttflbsphere of the people in general. Dr. (i. H. | the ai'tive tihll energetic president. W. P. STEWAR Lumber Yard We handle CelOtex Tile Board. An attractive 1 teritir Finish of High Insulating Value to cover new old walls or ceilings. Dry Rot and Termite Proofed. j “Everything to Built ij a Home “FL1NK0TE ROOFING' 'JJ ESTIMATES MADE FREELY Phone 783 Yazoo City, Mi: ■ +'+•* f if* COMPLIMENTS OF GEORGE MOSES. Pr°p YAZOO CITY. MISS. l.m .