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Clarion-Ledger from Jackson, Mississippi · Page 9

Jackson, Mississippi
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Thursday, October 8, 1959
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A MODERN QUARTER Mississippi State University's four modern new dormi-;2ri5L among the nine dormitories formally dedicated here Saturday, Oct. 10. These are Smith,' Critz, Duggar and Hightower. They will be officially presented to the university by Lt. Gov. Carroll Gartin, vice chairman of the building commission and by Dr. E. R. Jobe, executive secretary for the Board of Trustees Institutions of Higher Learning. Nine New Dormitories Will Be Dedicated rarents Invited To See How Sons, Daughters Live STATE COLLEGE Parent of Mississippi State University students will have the opportunity Saturday to see how their sons and daughters live, study and attend classes at Mississippi's largest institution of higher learning. Dedication ceremonies for nine new dormitories will be held prior to the football game between State and Arkansas State. The new buildings, all occupied this semester by part of State's 4,700 students, are named Butler, Critz, Duggar, Garner, Hightower, McKee, Sessums, Smith and Memorial. President Ben Hilbun has issued invitations to parents of all students occuping these dormitories to be special guests of the institution during the day's activi ties. The parentis will attend short classes with their sons and daughters, attend a formal dedication ceremony, visit the dormitories, and be guests of the university at the football game. Saturday morning classes, ordin arily an hour long and ending at noon, will be shortened to 30 minutes each in order for the parents to visit the ' classes and meet the professors, ' The dedicatory ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium with Dr. James M. Parrish. dean of the School of Business and Industry, presiding The program will open with an invocation by George H. East, Jr., student president of the Y. M. C. A. The 100-voice Mis-sissippi State Choir, under the di rection of Mr. H. C. Colllngs, will present appropriate selections fol-lowing the invocation. The nine modern new dormitories will then be officially present ed to MissiMiooi State University. Speaking for the Legislature and the Building Commission will be Lt. Gov. Carroll Gartin, vice chairman of the Building Commis- Clinton Pastor Will Be REW Speaker At Hinds RAYMOND Rev. James Balrd pastor of the Clinton Presbyterian Church has been engaged as peaker for Religious Emphasis Week at Hinds Junior College, ac cording to Rev. Clay F. Lee, chairman of the college faculty advisory committee for religious activities. Dates for the campus services are Nov. 9-12. Miss Betty Jane Frew, secretary of the advisory committee and di rector of the Hinds Baptist student Union, states that student committees and plans for the spe-cial services will be announced at a later date. Members of the college faculty advisory committee on religious activities are Rev. Clay F. Lee, Rev. Clyde Gordon, Rev, George Kirker, C. C. Magers, M. F. Herring, Miss Gertrude Davis, and Miss Betty Jane Frew. SDeiiutoeKe-lnlooyue IPOaon Help Uphold Miasissippi's Reputation for Beautiful Women Nothing Con tributes More to Beauty than a Good Figurt Let the Slenderetta Home Plan Help Nature Help You Remold Your Figure by Improving Poiture and Trim ming or: inches ana jpounai. THI ORIGINAL DUAL PLATFORM MACHINE TWICE THE RESULTS IN HALF THI TIME 10 MINUTES PER PAY 5 SLElJDERETTE HOME PLAN 153 Wesley Art. Jckon, Mitt. FL 4-4324 At State Saturday sion. Presenting for the Board of Trustees Institutions of Higher Learning will be Dr. E. R. Jobe, executive secretary for the board. Accepting for the faculty and the students of Mississippi State, will be Dr. Herbert Drennon, dean of the university, and Roger Mal colm Higgins. president of the Student Association. Dr. 1 Parrish will introduce the families of the men being honored by having their names perma nently affixed to the new dormi tories. Responding for all the fam ilies will be Mr. Eugene Butler, president and editor of the "Pro-eressive Farmer" magazine and son of one of the men being hon ored. Dr. Ben Hilbun. president of Mississippi State University, will make the dedicatory address. From 11:00 am. until noon, parents will be invited to attend open house at the dormitories. The public is invited to tour the new dormitories and the Frame Turman field house from 8:00 a. m. until 10:00 a.m. " The nine dormitories have been named in honor of some of Mis sisstooi State University's most distinguished faculty, staff and alumni. "Memorial," which is the ath letic dormitory, honor all the students and alumni of State who gave their lives in armed conflict "HlBhtower" honors George R Hightower who was president of Mississippi A & M College rrom 1912 thrown 1916. "Duggar" was named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Minge ixiggar 91. discoverer of aereomycm. "Sessums" honors Major I. D. Sessums. W. who served State in many capacities from professor of military sciences ana lacucs to dean of men for many years, Organize, Farmers Are Told WINONA Congressman Jam ie Whitten told a large Montgom ery county Farm Bureau gather ing here Tuesday night, "it is ab solutely essential that farmers be organized to have a voice in con gress". The guest speaker for the membership drive fish fry at the county fairgrounds also said, "K American agriculture fails, industry and labor fail." And he continued, "It has been my purpose in Congreas to point out an abso lute necessity to keep a balance between industry, labor and agri culture . The Congressman said, "AH American agriculture asks is a fair share of the law". The speaker wu presented by Sidney Branch. A Farm Bureau director. The welcome address was made by James Hayward, county Farm Bureau president. PLEASE SEND SLEN31RSTTE TRIAL: NAME- ADDRESS. CITY or TOWN - ... .. ' - -W v., && - rik -J "McKee" was named in honor of Dr. Chester Jewell McKee, Sr. '17 former professor and head of the Botany Department for 31 years. W. H. "Cornclub" Smith, president of Mississippi A & M College from, 1916 through 1920 was the man for whom "Smith" dormitory was named. "Critz" dormitory honors Hugh Cruz, 196, president of Mississippi State College from 1930 through 1934. "Butler" was named for Dr. Tait Butler, '13, Mississippi State's first professor of veteri nary science and founder of the "Progressive Farmer. Garner (East) was named for Alfred W. Garner, 1900, professor and head of the History Department at State for 39 years. Road Worker Hurt As Bridge Collapses PRENTISS (AP) - A wooden bridge over White Sand Creek gave way beneath a gravel truck dump ing the truck IS feet to the creek bed. Reggie Dyess, a Prentiss truck driver, received a serious back injury, but waa abie to crawl from his wrecked truck and call for He is an employee ot district 2 of Jeff Davis county and was helping gravel a road when the accident took place on odd Highway 13 about one mile south of Prentiss. Former State Woman Dies In Shreveport Mrs. Mary Kennard Pepper, 82, a native and long-time resident of Yazoo City and aunt of Mrs. Jack Seavey of Brookhaven, died in Shreveport, La. Born June 29, 1877, Mrs. Pepper resided in Yazoo City for 39 years prior to moving to Shreveport. Funeral services were held In Shreveport with the Rev. Barry Bailey, associate pastor of the First Methodiat Church, offidat-ing. She leaves a daughter, Mill Mary Agnei Pepper of Shreveport; a son, K. W. Pepper of Logani- port, La.; a brother, L. W. Ken nard of Brownsville, Tex.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and two nieces, Mrs. Sam Olden of Yazoo City and Mrs. Jack Seavey of Brookhaven and several nephews, including Kent Bowen of Brookhaven. TTIHG IIGUT5 LKE YOU FEEL OLD ThouMBdi art naw tlMOVtrlni hew much itrnfr b niur iar can xeei or aambatioa ordinary Kldatr or Bladdtr Irritation. ThtM irritation often oceur ftor U, and war aakt ron tenia and kmm, hm I ma trmmtimmL. tlliraln nr Itinlnt artnatlon both 4 ay and nla-ht. aacionaorUr, yon Kay low alecs and u(-f or Iron JteadaehM, paakaeha and feel old, tlrod, dopnaaod. In auah Irritation, OTflTXX njuallr brlnti fait, relatlnc comfort kr turbine trrltatinc germt In trenc aald arlno and by tiring analt esie atn relief. Baft for roust or old. Get Trx at a run lit. btttar fait. TO MY HOME FOR FREE PHONE- DOES 0 nn rn LUJP U Sarah Odle To Reign Over MC Homecoming CLINTON. Mississippi Colleze.Homecomina parade down Canitol senior Sarah Odle, daughter of Dr and Mrs. Joe Odle of Jackson, will reign as Homecoming Queen in the Homecoming exercises and game, October 24. Elected from a field of four senior beauties, Sarah will have as her Maid of Honor, another senior, Barbara Loe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Loe, Tallulah, Louisi ana, second highest vote receiver. Elected Most Charming and Beauty for last year's college an nual, Sarah is a green-eyed fair haired girl, daughter of ;h editor of the Baptist Record, published weekly by the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board. She is a graduate of Gulfport High School, and a sociology ma jor at Mississippi College. Pres ently, Sarah is president of the Women's Student Government Association, a member of Cap and Gown, honorary women's society Delta Omicron, Kappa Delta Pi, and Pi Gamma Mu. Miss Loe, who transferred last year from Louisiana Tech in Rus-ton, Louisiana is a tall brunette beauty. She is majoring in secretarial science and minoring in English. Barbara is a member of the Mississippi College drill team and the Swannonoa social tribe. Queen Sarah and her five maids, who will be chosen this week from each class, will be featured in the pre-game activities at the Missis-Homecoming for both schools. They will also lead the annual Pulaski Youth Wins Scholarship STATE COLLEGE - Joseph Al len Fox of Pulaski, has been selected as the winner of the Keith C. Birdsall award for 1959 at Mississippi State University. The award is given annually by the honorary forestry fraternity, Delta Pi Delta, in memory of Keith C. Birdsall, an assisatnt professor. A senior in the School of Forestry, Fox was selected because he completed the 1956-59 school year with the highest grade average in wood utilization courses. He also is serving as president of the fores try club this year. His name will be engraved on a plaque display in the school of forestry building. When you weigh 1960 outomobile values weigh finance plan costs, too, FNB Auto Loans offer major savings and extra advantages. Be sure to compare these low rotes before you finance your new car. Mm nmcn CaaHat aaa M. Watt lla. Street in Jackson October 25, at 10 a.m. Two other candidates for the title of Homecoming Queen were Jeannie Arrington, Collins senior; and Betty Polk, Louisville senior CAP Joins Search For Woman GREENVILLE Civil air patrol planes are searching the Mis sissippi river below the Green ville-Lake Village bridge for the body of Mrs. T. A. Henderson 46, of Greenwood, the former Ruth Garrett of Greenville, who appar ently jumped Into the river from the bridge late Monday. Capt. C. C, Cannon commander of the Greenville Squadron of the CAP and adjutant Bob Rasmus-sen, observer, made a 30 mile search late Tuesday that proved wine. The Mississippi is rising rapid ly and there is a great amount of driftwood in the stream. Chief of Police W. C. Burnley said GAP planes of the Greenville squadron will search the area from Greenville south to Vicks- burg and the planes from the Jackson squadron will search the river from Vicksburg to Natchez. Judy Randall Is Homecoming Queen At Forest FOREST Judith Randall, sen ior daughter of Mrs. R. B. Ran dall, has been chosen by members of the Forest football to serve as Homecoming Queen for 1959. She wu be crowned during a halftime ceremony at the Forest-Florence football game on October 16. Special tribute during the program will be paid to the graduates of 1939 and 1949. Maids to the queen are Loren Ormond, 12th grade; Sara Young- blood, 11th grade; Susan Lee, 10th grade; and Linda Douglas, 9th grade. aataMMIalMi''i' mi ( " wiimiiwviiiii mi bt ooo Member F.D.I.C OLD rTO BOAD BRANCH OM rMa Baa aa4 Paltaa A'taat x sl x ( "m ! -: 1 Y ( it v HOMECOMING QUEEN Chosen from a field of four beauties to reign as 1959 Homecoming Queen at Mississippi College is senior Sarah Odle. Sarah, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joe Odle of Jackson, will be presented in Homecoming activities, Oct. 24, when Mississippi College plays arch rival, Millsaps. MC Photo by Joe Ray) Farmers Cautioned To Watch For STONEVELLE Mississippi cot ton farmers were cautioned today to be on guard against the pink bollworm. Recognized as one of the most destructive of all cotton insect pests, parts of Louisiana and Arkansas have become infested by pink bollworms in recent years. LeRoy P. Percy, Greenville, chairman of the Delta Council Agricultural Committee said that out-of-state cotton picking crews from areas west of the Mississippi River should be checked carefully as a possible source of infestation. Mechanical pickers entering the state from pink boll- worm areas are also required to; have fumigation certificates. The Mississippi State Plant Board maintains pink bollworm inspection stations at the Greenville, Vicksburg and Natchez brid- fa. TYPICAL NEW AMOUNT YOU NEED im t v IOT I . 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"Pink bollworms sometimes web in the seams of such containers," Mr. Davis stated. "Pillow cases, mattress covers and used pick sacks from pink bollworm areas 1 AUTOMOBILE LOANS YOUI MONTMIY PAYMIttTi AM Loan Schedules Are Also Available) Bttawftai LIFE INSURANCE AND ALL FINANCE CHARGES ARE INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE PAYMENTS ITESTXANn BRANCH BsblKon Ba4 a at EUil in. Cfte C!arfonILcP(tcf 9 should be burned," Mr. Davia added. Calling attention to the spread of the pink bollworm, Mr. Percy said that the September issue of the Arkansas State Plant Board publication stated only two road inspection stations were being operated in Arkansas this year, one of these for a short time only. It will be possible for crews to enter Arkansas from pink bollwork areas without being checked by State or U. S. D. A. inspectors. "This means that it will be necessary for Mississippi farmers and Mississippi State Plant Board In- specters to be doubly alert to the danger of pink bollworms," Mr. Percy concluded. Court Orders Tax Refund GREENVILLE - Judge Claude Clayton in Greenville Division of Federal Court here Wednesday sus tained a motion for directed ver dict and decided in favor of Rob ert O. May in his claim for $13,-679.82 refund of overpaid Federal Income tax and six per cent interest from the date of payment. Shortly after court opened William C. Keady, attorney for Mr. and Mrs. May, co-plaintiffs, asked the court to a directed verdict in favor of the plaintiff. After arguments were presented by both sides Judge Clayton announced to the jury that he had decided the case. The contest centered on $40,000 kir I Via Hf UrluvUsal IV.. -J . -"mw r av n,ni'Mfcrr.. , Ma ; 'Z: "T Mr mA Mrs May are stockholders. Bookmaker Convicted LOS ANGELES (AP)-Former Brooklyn bookmaker Harry Gross was convicted Tuesday of manslaughter in the death of his wife's aged grandfather and sentenced to prison for one to ten years. 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