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North Main at Madison We Fill Prescriptions-Any Doctor's Prescription—Accwreteiy Compounded Yaxoo City, Mbs.
A Bi-Monthly News Journal Dedicated to the Doctrine of
Universal Democracy
Office: Webstei Avenue at Eighth Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi
Telephone 406
Entered at the Yazoo City, Mississippi, Post Office As Second Slaas Mall
Matter Under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879
T. J. Huddleston, Jr--Editor and Manager
T. J. Huddleston, 3rd..Sports Editor
Plas Barnett .... Circulating Agent
Lola Galloway .-.Circulating Agent
Naomi Huddleston..Society Editor
Subscription Rates
One Year ..$1-00
MVC Marching
Band Invited
to Festival
Itta Bena—The 101-strong Mis
sissippi Vocational College
Marching Band has been invited
to participate in the famed 500
Festival Parade in Indianapolis,
Ind., May 28, it was announced
recently by President J. H.
The Festival Parade serves as
the prelude to the 500 Speedway
Race with band participation lim
ited to 33 of the top collegiate
and prep bands. Five of the 33
bands are asked to remain to
play during the 500 Race. The
MVC band will be among the
five and will also give a concert
i in downtown Indianapolis.
Each band participating in the
parade receives an engraved
plaque. A1 G. Wright, Director
of Bands at Purdue University,
is chairman of the festival band
Cosmopolitan in its makeup
with members from all sections
of Mississippi and such states as
Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas,
Louisiana, Texas, Florida and
Missouri, the MVC Band, under
the direction of Russell Boone
and his assistant Tyrone Tyler,
in three years has blossomed
into one of the nation’s most re
spected and acclaimed units.
Listing personnel totaling 101
—80 players, 12 color guards, six
majorettes, two twirlers and a
drum major, the MVC Band has
appeared in parades in Jack
son, Greenwood, Indianola,
Vicksburg and Columbus, Hel
ena, Ark. and at the recent 24th
\nnual Blues Bowl in Memphis,
Describing the invitation as a
“coveted honor,” President
White announced the opening of
a fund raising drive to under
write the trip.
“We call upon all friends of
the college and persons interest
ed in cultural advancement to
help the college and these talent
ed young people take advantage
of such a rare opportunity. Such
a trip will cost approximately
$4,000, an expense not in our
budget. All contributions will be
appreciated and will help us hon
or our institution, state and na
tion,” he stated.
Send all contributions to:
Band Trip
c/o President J. H. White
Mississippi Vocational College
Itta Bena, Miss.
Rev. S. L. Bowman of Jack
son, has accepted pastorship of
the Calvary Baptist Church. He
was entertained in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins
Sunday, Feb. 17 with a Fellow
ship Dinner given by the Calvary
Choir. This dinner was given in
order that Rev. Bowman could
get acquainted with the mem
bers of the choir.
^MV .
Along with using the BEST GRADE of MEDI
CINES is taken into consideration with every
prescription filled at
Miller-Turner Rexall Drug
200 Main St. Phona 42
(formerly Carr Drug)
When your doctor prescribes for you—ask him |
to call the Rexall Drug Store, or if he writes
a prescription, bring it to. us for careful and
houghtful compounding.
vhere the price is RIGHT.
Remember the Rexall Drug Store,
JSC Defeats
Arkansas 101-80
The Jackson State College bas
ketball Tigers defeated the Ar
kansas AM&N Golden Lions in
a breeze 101-80 Monday night in
a Southwest Athletic Conference
contest. The Tigers led 48-35 at
intermission. The Lions had won
a game played earlier on their
home court 81-80.
Don Smith led the Tigers’
offensive, hitting 30 points. Bob
Frith was second with 22 points
while Jerry Yarbrough scored 18
James Allen led the Lions’
scoring with 23 points, Ronald
Taylor was second with 19.
The Tigers meet Texas South
ern University Saturday, Feb. 16,
and Prairie View College Mon
day, Feb. 18, at College Park Au
$15,000 Grant
Given JSC
Continuation of the Jackson
State College Continuing Educa
tion Enrichment Program
(CEEP) was assured this week
when the college received a
grant of $15,000 from the Field
Foundation, Inc. A grant in the
same amount was made to the
college by the Foundation for
the inauguration of the program
in 1962. Notice of the grant
came from Mr. Maxwell Hahn,
Executive Vice-President of the
The purposes of CEEP are to
provide through a program of
intellectual stimulation and en
richment, greater challenge and
interest in courses already exist
ing, and to develop further the
role of Jackson State College as
a college center for aiding in the
improvement of schools.
In the program, carefully-se
lected students in the ninth 10th
and 11th grades receive an op
portunity to widen their intellec
tual horizons in the areas of
humanities, science and mathe
matics. Students participate in
the college’s public affairs for
um, the telelecture series as
well as other programs in addi
tion to attending Saturday
classes. A natural result of the
program has been an intellectual
stimulus for faculty and staff
members of the college.
Mrs. Mabel Woods was con
fined to the Afro Hospital for
several days. She is now back to
her post of duties at the Afro
American office where she is em
ployed as an office clerk.
The Delta National Bank
of Yazoo City
Yazoo City, Miss.
At the Close of Business December 31st, 1962
I* % 1
Loans_$ 3,923,096.88
Overdrafts_ 2,034-30
Stock in Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- 36,000.00
Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures - 25,001.00
Other Real Estate (Property Purchased for Future Expansion) 2.00
Cash on hand, in Federal Reserve Bank
and other banks __$4,509,387.27
Demand loans secured by warehouse receipts
on cotton_ 29,418.25
Government Cotton Loans Payable on Demand 1,316,225.44
U. S. Government Securities_ 3,930,423.40
State, County and Municipal Bonds _ 4,910,726.56 14,696,180-92
TOTAL __ $18,682,315.10
Capital Stock, Paid In_$150,000.00
Capital Stock, Earned_ 150,000.00 $ 300,000.00
Surplus, Earned___ 900,000.00 $ 1,200,000.00
Undivided Profits_ 74,997.81
Reserved for Contingencies_ 100,000.00
Unearned InteKst_ 99,548.59
Bills Payable and Rediscounts___ NONE
DEPOSITS_1 17,207,768.70
Federal Reserve

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