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Luxis Hi-Y Assembly Met At Yazoo K By PROF. N. D. TAYLOR The 22nd Annual I.uxis Hi-Y Assembly under the direc tion of the State Y. M. C. A. of Mississippi held at Yazoo City, April 6, 7 and 8, with the local Hi-Y Club of Yazoo High l!! • I K« » «L ;; It pays to look your best. Try one of Kyle’s massages $ X «• T ; Twelve ingredients on one face. T m. * 2 2 s*1 * * Y . « ► A Makes you feel fresh and rested. 4; <! 2 • Hair Cuts, Shaves and Massages at Reasonable Rates £ !! A Courteous Service — A Friendly Atmosphere ^ i v I • 2 Blue Front Barber Shop l B* > y «. *8* 11 y MITCHELL CALWELL, Prop. 2 H ’ t w' • Y i EUGENE KYLES, Mgr. % • ■ y i: | I:: i ■ > * 4* | • | 1’ ' 1 I I ! ' ______i YAZOO HARDWARE COMPANY DEALER IN Sheit and Heavy Hardware Stoves, Cooking Utensils, China ware, Glass, Paints, Oils, Pipe Steam Fittings, Garden and Farm Tools Fence, Nails, Roofing, Guns and Ammunition Fishing Tackle & Sporting Goods. • I YAZOO CITY, MISS. . PHONE 20* 4 School No. 2 as host. The theme of the Assembly was “Our High Tower,” Psalm 46:7. The various clubs of the state operate under direction of the following state officials: Prof. N. D. Taylor, Yazoo City, Chairman State Y. M. C. A. Negro Work Committee; Mrs. Lillian Rogers-Johnson. Clarksdale; Chairman State Y. M. C. A. Negro Girls Work Committee; Mr. P>. L. Buford. Jackson. State Secretary Y. M. C. A.; Prof, H. C. Harper. Jackson. Assistant State Y. M. C. A. Secretary for Negro Work; Mrs. H. C. Harper. Girls Work Secretary, Jackson ; Wilson Curtis. President Luxis Ili-Y Northern Division; Elizabeth Martin. President Luxis Hi-Y, Southern Division. The assembly got off to a good start after the sumptuous banquet served by the Home Economics Girls under the ef ficient direction of Mrs. Henrene Wilburn in the Home Eco nomics building. A spirit of fellowship seemed to possess each delegate as they exchanged experiences since their last meet ing at West Point, Miss., one year ago. The Friday night session was Yield in the school auditor ium and was down to business at S:30 p. m. After devotion the following welcome and responses were made: Words of welcome Tor the Boys Club, James Ingram, response. Charles Jones, secretary, northern division; for the girls club. Ezella Moseley, response, Ida B. Collins, assistant secretary, North ern division. The guest speaker, Rev. M. P. Johnson, pastor of Haven Memorial Methodist Church, Clarksdale, was intro duced by January Jones, vice president, Northern division. The address of Rev. Johnson was a powerful, thought pro voking dissertation on the church’s post-war plans for tiie youth of the nation. His address was followed by a wei! rendered solo by Miss January Jones, vice president, Northern division. Mrs. Lillian Rogers-Johnson was next introduced by Prof. Harper and in a low voice she made one of the most impressive and heart to heart talks to girls of the organization, it has ever been our privilege to listen. After the assignment of homes to the late coming dele gates, we went to our homes feeling like the apostle of old "It is good to be here.” Saturday was a day lung to nc remembered by every young person of the assembly. The pastor of Central Meth odist Church. Jackson, Dr. A. L. Holland, was guest speaker. His message on the three philosophies of life was thoughtful and most powerful. The Saturday afternoon session was mainly taken up with the election of officers and suggestions on plans for 1945-46 and Evaluation of the Luxis lli-Y work, for 1944-45. Saturday night was the most colorful and enter taining in the history of the Luxis lli-Y work. The ladies wore gorgeous evening gowns of various patterns. The ora tions aiid readings were masterpieces of English literature and were recited with the fervor and interpretation of the authors themselves. The solus of the evening bespoke great musical ability and promise of a great future of those who submitted' their voices to cultivation. The judges rendered the following reports: The winners in the Northern Division: 1st Peace Activity Book with 2202 points, Myrtle Hall junior High. Clarksdale; second place was won by Union Academy, ( olumbus, with 948 points. The first place soloist was won by Miss Julia Darling, Mound Bayou, District 4; first place speaker, \\ illiani Edwards, Union Academy, Columbus, District 1. Winners in the Southern Division: First place Activity Book, Jim Hill Junior High School, Jackson, with 1126 points, second place, Randolph High. Pass Christian with 755 points. I'irst place soloist. Miss Dorothy Naylor, Eureka, Hattiesburg. District 2; first place speaker, Miss Ella Ruth Ross. Alcorn, District 3. Prof. N. D. Taylor presented the Northern and Southern Divisions with plaques while the soloists and speakers were given pens, one was given free transportation to and from Yazoo City to home. Sundav morning after the decision meeting was held in V v V V V vv V VV V V V V V V VV V V V V V V vv IFIIGET-ME I NOT FLOWER 1 SHOP % Expert Florist Designers | Bouquets | Special Designs Potted Plants J For Any + Occasion 502 Campbell Avenue t Phone 400 YAZOO CITY, MISS. the school auditorium, our closing session was held at Si Stephen Methodist Church at 11 o’clock. After the report o the various committees and other preliminarya stirrin; sermon was preached by Rev. J. II. Griggs on the confcremi theme. Our High Power.” I he Circle of Friendship foimed by all delegates and advisors, the parting word w. said by Prof. laydor. Rev. Griggs pray ed the closing pr. n ami the congregation quietly passed out of the building b. ii; that the Holy Spirit had visited them and that they had gain strength to overcome the manv temptations and a tacic- - life. I iol. and Mrs. Harper have done a wonderful job thi ylear and we are sure that another year will see the growth ol <iui organization that will attract the attention of leader throughout America. A telegram was sent by the Assembly to Mr. ll. I. We are Sole Savers—Bring Your Ole Shoes to us. We Make Them Look Like New Modern Machinery — Expert Workmanship ! Satisfaction Guaranteed ' 1 < CITY SHOE SHOP A. WEAVER. Prop. ii Mound Street Yazoo City. Mi . ford who could not pc present on account of the serious illness f of in father whose bedside lie attended; lie was greatly : missed. . \ -0—- * A very fine and interesting meeting of the l’.-I. A. was held a week or two ago in the Home Kconomics Building ol \ azoo High School Xo. 2. J his was a special meeting to which parents were urged to be present. .1 here was a good attendance and many encouraging statements were made, including helpful remarks from the editor, i . J. Huddleston Jr. iMORGAN’Si 1 v «$• \t For Prescriptions! f J m *j» Bring us that prescription for prompt, ❖ economical service. \ ? i £ _ . £ Cosmetics, School Supplies, Garden Seed v J Zenith Hearing Aids If it’s drugs or drug sttndries we have it! - ^ % i i ITS Uil Prescription Druggists £ :! .I'i AFRO S RI G FESTIVAL ON BBnff|i|lt_ _ IL i.;, , 1945 THERE WILL BE AN Afro-American Festival AT THE Weir Junior High School, Weir, Miss. We are asking the following lodges to participate in the drive for the benefit of adding new members. All lodges are asked to be present and bring at least 10 new members. A prize will be given to the one who brin th hi ie •• number of applications over 10. All new officers must come prepared to t .he the fourth degree at a cost of 50c each. Program will start at 2:30 p. rn. P-R-O-G-R-A-M Song—Choir Invocation—Chaplain, Rev. W. H. Whiling ol Greenwood. Mi: . Welcome address—Mrs. Lucile Brown. Response—Mrs. Ernestine Shoemaker. Solo—Miss Jennie Pearl Kimbrough. Three minutes talks by F. S. and i'resi ients'of all Gcal lodge.. Song—Congregation. Introduction of Custodian—Mr. Paul Lcdbe: :• Principal Address—Hon. T. J. Huddleston Si I un t and todian of Aho-American Son?. & Daughters, Yazoo City, Miss. Remarks—Rev. W. B. Roger.-. The following lodges are at: t e pic.wr Ackerman No. 34 Beth Salem No. 90 Weir No. 89 Mt. Salem No. ™ Big Jerusalem No. 99 Abiaham No. 118 Little Jerusalem No. 101 Ethel No. Mt. Pisgah No. 3014 rancher llill Nee Pilgrim Rest No. 2003 Spay No. 72 F. C. HUDDLESTON, Master of Ceremonies. k SOfH.MAHVTNE HENS ) THAT'S 3000. ™ OO J TWNK r.-L. Sive S,_'y\ M,VSELr \N :<36 | ^^‘AMPOl.- ^TSrTT whats MATTER-? WMK5 ^ HAPPEVE.O? •£i—'