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The Century voice. (Yazoo City, Miss.) 194?-19??, April 01, 1945, Image 6

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WE WILL DO OUR PART TO DEFEAT THE AXIS
A Service You Can Render
t— .
The Government needs and asks it citizens in this 174th
week of war to:
(1) Give the idle used clothing, slmes and bedding in
vour closets to war victims abroad whose need is desperate.
Take your donations during this month’s drive to the col
let tion depot nearest your home.
(_’) lake the qualifying test for the Array Specialized
draining Reserve Program on Void 1— it tou aie a voting
mm of 17 graduating from Ih*1i school. Your high school
principal will tell you how this program will better prepare
v ou lor Army service.
Id] Plant vour l'M5 Victory Garden now. Present world
food hortages make this home-front job more important
tlnjn ever.
(4t Help relieve today's nursing crisis, if you are an in
active trained nurse, by returning to vour profession on a
full- or part-time basis.
l5) Help keep military supplies moving to the front by
filling one of the 5,400 jobs in 1*00 heavy truck manufacturing
plants where workers are urgently needed.
MACKS
i Embalming Fluid
N “Our customers say that we
find this fluid to be everything
> that it is recommended to be”—
! Price $8.00 per case.
Mcgowen >rug
Memphis, Tenn
C. E. HARRIS
H ** ii
GROCERY STORE
V The Top of Broadway Street 1
I 1 Beer, Soft Drinks and j
I Amusement Center 1
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I We Will Appreciate Your Patronage 1
! AHE RKAMA ^
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int •SJM’KANP
I THE STRIPES
WAS THE AMERICAN FIAO
IN THE EARLY CAYS Of WE
REVOLUTION. IT WAS OH THE
IT*0 OF .TUNE, 1777, THAT
toe Continental coNest's
“RESOLVED, THATTHE FLAG
OF THE THIRTEEN UNITE!/
STATES BE THIRTEEN
STRIPES ALTERNATE RED
AND VWITE. THAT THE
UNION BE THIRTEEN STABS
WHITE IN A BLUE FIELD...'
THE FIRST U.S. AIRMAIL SERVICI
WAS INAUGURATED ON may 15,1918.
IT COVERED THE JOH MILES BETWEEN
NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON. f
PRESIDENT WILSON GREETEDTH.
FIRST PILOT AT POTOMAC RE’£>.
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WO PEBSONS, INCLUDING INDIANS, TOOK PACT IN
THE PlLGPIMS'ElBSi THANKSGIVING TEAST. GEESE, DUCKS
AND TUQJCEYS WED£ PLENTIFUL , ALSO VENISON,
SEAFOOD AND Wfc'B, "FOP ALREADY 1HE HOUSEWIVES
HAD LAID DOWN THE FIOST BOEW/NG OF THE NATIVE
LAND,' ACCORDING TO HISTORIC ACCOUNTS .
ExLibris.. .By William Sharp I
IN 1961 ANNA LB0N0WEN5, AN ENGLISHWOMAN, WAS GOVERNESS ]
- TO THE 67 CHILDREN OF KWO t
!*•«»«•
SHE ms THE ONLY ONE OF
9000WOMEN W THE
COUNT mo DAPED STAND
OP /N TAE A/NG'S PRESENCE*
SHE WON FREEDOM FOR A SLAVE,
CHAINED TO A POST FOR LIFE
FOR m/r/NG HER OWN HUSBAND.
ANNA AMD THE KING Of
. SIAM
&MAR6f)RET LfiNOON »
AMERkAMA 4*™.,
1THE HWTERSwcTPAPPERS,
VANGUARDS OF C M U 2AT10N
PUSHED THE FOoHTIEQS FIBST
ACROSS THE ALLEGHENIES, j
THEN TO THE MISSISSIPPI.TO f
THE /IISSOURI.TOTHE BOWES
AND FINALLY TO THE PACIFIC.' .
THEY BLAZED THE TRAIL R*. \
SETTLERS WHO BUILT OUfi *
VAST TERRITORY INTO
* GREAT NATION *
I
JOHN P. HOUS'D BUIU THE ROST
successful submarines in mm
Tht U S- NAVY ADOPTED THB< IN IM6.
THE BRITISH AND FRENCH FOUOWD.
THE GERMANS WERE THE FOURTH
NATION To ADOPT THEM AND USED
'’HEM EXTENSIVELY IN W0R1DWMU~.II
SMC S1MIT WNEW YORK. WAS SO NAMED BECAUSE
IT was the City's First paved street, orminauy
IT WAS KNOWN AS BROUWER STbaatTBREWEB STREf n
Because rr was hie center of the town's beer.
PRODUCTION. THIS WAS CONSIDERED BY THE VUTCH
BlIRGHERS To BE AN ESSENTIAL INDUSTRY foR.
THE PROMOTION Of TRUE TEMPERANCE •-1
GO KASH & KARRY
SAVE 20'< ON YOUR
LAUNDRY AND CLEANING
BUY DEFENSE BONDS AND STAMPS WITH
THE DIFFERENCE!
• i
2-DAY DRY CLEANING
SERVICE
KASH & KARRY LAUNDRY
AND KLEANERS
YAZOO CITY, MISS.
NOTICE
Beginning with the May 1945 issue of this paper, space
will be given to all Century Burial Agents and Managers to
make such expressions as they desire. We ask that the ex
pressions be made short in order that each agent’s article
may be carried for the month in which it is sent. All articles
must be in our office by the 10th of each month. WE POS
rnVEI.Y WILE NOT CONTINUE THE SPACE IE
HIE AGENTS AND MANAGERS EATL TO USE IT.
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THE FOLLOWING DEATHS WERE REPORTED FROM
CENTURY BURIAL FUNERAL HOMES FOR
THE MONTH OF MARCH:
j?
IS
YAZOO DISTRICT— I
Major White. Jim ISrksdale, Nannie Dean, Teaslev
Holmes. Him Holston. Ma§§ie Elemore, Henry Collier. Lula
Howard. Janies Turner. Agjjs McGruder, Tom Ruchatma.
GREENVILLE DISTRIcf
Freddie Dewberry. JosJ&iine Puriett. Henry Gross. Nellie
Williams. Ella Strode. J‘>|$ie Mae Pcttiman, Johnie Mae
Sulivan. C. C. Keenan. Smith Adams.
natcfTez district— 1 •
Josephine Williams, George Rowan, Alonzo Barnes,
Charles Ford, Willie Jackson. Willie Fee Trass, Rosena Perry.
Mima Johnson, Charlie Robinson. Izea Vais, Sylvester Evans.
KOSCIUSKO DISTRICT—
Eonesas C.andison. Inez Cortwright, Peter Parker. Joe
Long, Mary Cash. Sandie Foster, Lula Johnson, C. Neal.
Mattie Carson, Alice Watson, Lanace Hudson, Noke Ford.
Georgia Veasy.
FRANCIS A LUSH CO. INC.
MANUFACTURERS OF
FANS, CALENDARS, ADVER
TISING NOVELTIES
'4u
SEE OUR LINE BEFORE YOU
BUY
Write us, and we will have our representative call
j on you.
1223 BROAD STREET
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
FOUCHE’S GROCERY NO. 2 I
Formerly G. W. Braxton’s Grocery I
YOU CAN DEPEND ON US FOR 1
HIGH/QUALITY GROCERIES 1
Fancy And Staple 1
In Your Favorite Brands
Tires—Batteries—’Auto Parts 1
Yazoo City, Miss. 1
Vulcanizing—Battery Recharging &
Yazoo City's Complete Auto
Department Store
TIRE INSPECTION HEADQUARTERS }
O. BROWN'S
I
I
A Complete Grocery And Modern Market
A Lunch Counter For Your Convenience
- .
PAN-AM GAS AND OIL i
CAN ALSO FIX THAT FLAT 1
M
We Deliver in The Rural District
Phone 646
Highway 49-W. Yazoo City, Miss.
, OUR JOB
is to keep them
RjOLLING!
■ fires Recapped and
Vulcanized
Bring Your Tire Troubles To Us
Fully equipped to handle the job, modern ma
chinery, experienced help, a courteous service
at all times.
Rodgers Service Station
Next to the I. C. R. R.
Phone 9107 W. E, (SONNY) ROGERS, Mgr. Yazoo City, Miss

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