Enterprise-Journal from McComb, Mississippi on July 12, 1954 · Page 7
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occiococcccKX5ocoeooo v m m. w: mm cm wm m m rw a m wm " - Ami r ?f e upvLMiic in - - - ALONG The R.F.D. 4 GULF TIRES & BATTERIES 6 Cashing o gulflex lubrication ft s ROSE BUDD STEVENS RouU Three Summit I have always held marriage up to be the most beautiful institution in the worlds . . something that can't be seen, but wonderful to live in. . . the state of "wedded bliss." Alas, have I failed before my children, that each one of them declared only yesterday they were going to remain single the rest of their days? - We have toiled long and hard these past few hot days to gather, prepare and shell beans and peas for the home freezer. Dale and I are up and at the chores before the sun dares to peep its shining face over the pine forest above the house. . . leaving the very early morning hours for the garden work. . . . when you get wet with dew in place of sweat. The children have been wonderful to help, and in my zeal and eagerness to let nothing go to waste we have gone at a fast pace,' from field to garden, to the shady spot under the chinaberry tree, hence to the kitchen and thence to the freezer. Meals have been filling ones of vegetables and bread ,vith desserts from the freezer, nameily ice cream and cookies. The .house has only gotten a lick and promise and the children resent the house not being at its usual best. We had a bushel of butterbeans . . .tiny little fellows very hard to shell, but so wondirful when frozen for winter meals. Green peas that almost tore nail from thumb. . . a whole cotton basket of them, and close by ears and ears of corn for shucking, silking and blanching. Greri apples waited to be peeled for sauce making and the tomatoes were ruby red and ribe. Okra filled a big box, ready for making into soup mix, and somebody had to peel the onions for pickles. We were tallang and having I thought a good time when Tim said, "X am never going to get married. . . all it leads to is shelling peas until your thumb throbs so you cant sleep at night." Joe who is beginning to return smiles with little girls said. "If I am ever crazy enough to smile at another girl, I hope somebody hits me but hard. .T." married and all a woman thinks about is getting a freezer and keeping it chug full of stuff. . . beans, peas and corn." Best. Cheapest Building Material FIREPROOF SEE US TODAY McComb Concrete Products Company Pearl River Avenue Phone 1082 ST 39 siro.GCSoca . h '' $i GAUGE Vi v SOUTHERN U 613 S. Broadway i John the shy one remarked, "If I do get married we are going to live on top of a tall building and I am never going to let my wife know what a garden is." Mike thf rprihparl om nr 5Vi his, "The first year I get married II I am going to have a ten acre garden, buy me a cold storage plant and fill it full, then my wife bet ter not mention shelling a bean or pea for ten years." Rose, Jr. from her seat, in the mulberry tree close by," where -she perches on a limb and shells various things, dropping the hulls down in a cotton basket said, "All I want to have is fifty ; acres of watermelons, no freezer and no husband." ' . I listened with a growing sens(J or dismay and tried to remember when mama was snowed under with fruits, of field and orchard along with garden sass by the tubs: . . . how I hated to sit and shell.'-. . flies would, crawl on my bare feet, splashed with watermelon juice, the grown ups would talk of things I wasn't supposed to hear, and mama would spell out words, and often say with a nod in my direc iion. . . "Kememoer little pitchers have big ears." Still I remembered the joy of mama putting newspapers over ; everything and taking all the chil- Idren both white and colored, to the swim hole for an hour. No mat ter that we were as hot and tired as could be, the thought of splash ing around in the mill tail for a few minutes was enough to put zip in our legs. We put papers over everything, went for a swim, and I hope the children . wonH keep to their promises of never getting married. For frankly, I think I have some good future husbands and one wife in my family. . . at least they will know how to shell peas and beans. I am delighted that so many of you enjoyed the true stories of the salesmen who have come calling at mama's house and later at my own home. It might interest you to know Mr. T-Bo Bellue came calling on me last week with his black sample case ,and a much improved pie filling. He presented me with a bottle of Apple Blossom toilet water, from his vast array of toilet articles. I have another story of the vacuum cleaner man who came calling and stepped into trouble the minute he walked up on my just painted front porch. this will come later. Many wonderful people have been visitors in our home for a few minutes at a time the, past., few. weeks. . -. vacations are in full swing and as cars pass, almost all of my readers take a minute to say hello. The Royal Crown Cola " people were kind enough to put up a big sign close to my house" with a hand pointing to my home. Some have tried to call me before coming and couldn't get me on the I phone. . . I am at home most of the jtime, and when working in the garden or tending to the chickens I can't hear the phone. . . if I don't answer drive out anyway. . . I'll leave a note on the front . porch, where I am and you can look me up and help dress chickens, pick peas or. shuck corn. Mr. and Mf5. J. R. Buchanan of 1125 3rd Ave. Laurel, Miss., were here for thirty minutes last week. Other callers were, Mr. and Mrs. o; 15 DENIER FOR ONLY FEED & SUPPLY McComb Phone 427 WITH EVERY 100 LB BAG OF Farm Calendar Thursday. Aug. 5 DAIRY FITTING. TRAINING And SHOWING SCHOOL W. A. Bilbo farm. Magnolia, 9 a. m. S. M. J. C. Dairy Barn, Sum mit, 1:30 p. m. , COLORED EVENTS Friday. July 18 DAIRY FIELD DAY . ; Saturday. . Aug: 7 COUNTY 4-H CLUB PICNIC Percy McClendonV Farm. . V- . Summit Route 1 ' . . Friday; Dec. 10 ! ' 4-H CLUB BANQUET Vice Admiral, (Continued from Page One) f icer of the U. S, S. Denver which received severe battle damage at Bougainville, Solomen Islands. He was nominated as Vice Admiral in ' 1951 and in 1952 was ordered to command the 7th Fleet in Korean waters and retained this command . until he relieved Vie Admiral C. T.l Joy as Commander Naval Fores, ! Far East.. Admial Brisoe was detached from this command in April 1954 when he reported to his present assignment as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Operations and Readiness. Both To Attend Both Admiral and Mrs. Briscoe will attend the launching of the U. S. S. Fort Snelling at the Pas-cagoula shipyard July 16. The U. S. S. Fort Snelling will be the third LSD to be launched Hugh F. Causey of Cleveland, Miss Elaine Causey of Jackson, Mr. Glenn Goebel of Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Riser of Jackson, Mrs. I. E. Rouse of Greenville, Miss. I don't as a rule put jokes in this column; however our whole family liked this one so much it is being copied from the Mississippi Power and Light paper. "The man sought medical aid because he had popped eyes and ringing in his ears. The doctor immediateily took out his tonsils. No improvement. A second doctor suggested he have his teeth removed. He did still no improvement. A third doctor told him bluntly that he had only six months to live. The doomed man shrugged his shoulders and decided , to make the best of his remaining days. He bought a flashy car, hired a chauffeur, had the best tailor in town to make him 330 suits, and decided to have his shirts handmade. - ' I "O. K.," said the shirtmaker. "Let's get- your measurements. Hmmmm, 34 sleeve, 16 collar. . . " s "Fifteen collar," ' corrected the man. . ' - "Sixteen,", said the shirtmaker, rechecking the measurement. ... "But I have always worn fifteen," the man insisted. .. .-"Listen," the shirtmaker said, 'Tm warning you. --You keep on wearing a fifteen collar and your eyes will . pop and you'll have a ringing in your ears." . Five little ducks Said I watch you .- fat -ones, lean ones, there were ' two. ..';': '';"'' ' -v- - " "." But the one little duck ' With the feather in' his back, He ruled the others f With a quack quack. ' Down by the river They would go, Wabble, wabble, wibble wabble To and fro. ' But the one little duck With the feather in his back He ruled the others with his, Quack, quack. . ' Copied A mama- duck bringing off a brood of babies these hot summer days has to live on the creek banks. We had been watching Amanda for several weeks, trying to find where she was making a nest. . . her .breast feathers had been plucked almost to the meat and that is a sure sign of a setting mother duck. The boys hunted up and down , the hog branch banks; no Amanda. Three days ago, with loud quacks and many cries of "look what a smart duck I am," Amanda brought up five little babies. . . wide and yellow of feet, big of bill and soft and cuddly white. Rose, Jr. was enchanted and wanted to put a baby in her bonnet and take it around and hunt bugs and fat worms for it The mother was frantic and took a piece out of my daughter's leg. Amanda proudly took her charges to the branch, where to her surprise one little fellow refused to swim. . . he sits on the bank qtrarkrng" and dozing" to the hot sun. , . ' fT: Love Rose- ' ' I . s. . M "fill ? f v 4 THIS IS WHERE .FARM-AND-HOME WORK IS TO BE HELD Everyone is invited to Farm and Home Week at Mississippi State College July 14 and 15. and to a reception at the President's home from 3lt6 5 Wednesday afternoon. All departments of the college are holding open house for all Mississippians, and President Ben Hilbun is being formally inaugurated July 14. This aerial -view of the' campus shows the parade ground and around it clockwise Main Dormitory, Lee Hall, the Engineering Building, the Chemistry Building, and the Mitchell Memorial Library. In the background, clockwise, appear the YMCA, the College Hospital, Magruder Hall, the Biology Building, residences, the College Laundry,' the ROTC Building, and Patterson Engineering Laboratories. 3 r SUE DAY. of Rt. 6. Hat-tiesburg. is one of two recipients if the Susie V. Powell 4-H Scholarship Loan Awa,rd. given annually to 4-H Club girls by the Mississippi Home Demonstration Council. She plans to attend Mississippi Southern College at Hatties-burg and study home economics. 22,000 U. S. Women Lose Lives Annually, Through Accidents NEW YORK More than 22,-000 women at ages 15 and over lose their lives each year in the United States as a result of ac cidents, a larger number 'than STUDENT AWARD. WINNER big European exploiters moved to from any other cause of death GLEN VAUGHAN, son of Mr J develop those areas. That slave except the cardiovascular diseas- and Mrs. J. A. Vaughan of Sum-! labor has now revolted, which is es and cancer, the Metropolitan mit vas recently given the Dis-'one reason for Communist suc- Life Insurance Company's statis- tingnished Military Student Award cess in Asia, one reason why Indo-ticians report. ' - ! and promoted to, Cadet Lt Colonel ' China is falling so rapidly. . . The In the experience amon" the as Wing Director of Personnel on 1 social revolution came earlier in company's industrial policy-hold- tne Cadet Corps Wing. Staff of Latin America. Wages, though still ers more than half of all acciden- tal deaths among wompn at ages 15 to 64 are the result of motor cMro ,icv,c' tvi i nf .. , . - - : '. ' 'r- QUESTIONED Former Texas beauty queen and movie starlet Lvnn Basreptt is a sturiv in emo- tion as she is questioned by Los Angeles police in connection with a hit and run accident in which a 9 year old boy was killed. She was driving a station wagon ownel by actor George Tobias at the time of the accident. The estranged wife of producer Sam- t,l ?u , uf T ing apprehended NEA Telepho - to. at the Ingalls' Gulf Coast ship - yard in recent months. HIIHUWMlWjmi , ! lu u I II L-i''?- ''-1 : it ' ; $ A ,- f I'' I vO 5 j t 1 ' -ik; k every f vie women killed in . such accidents were passengers or drivers; the others were :- pedestrians. . Falls ranked second as a cause of fatal injury among these in-sured women, accounting for a-bout one seventh of all the deaths from accidents. Conflagrations and burns by other means were responsible for about one " tenth of the fatalities. Drowning and poisoning in the latter case, mainly by the barbiturates or the absorption of gas - also contributed measurably to the toll. In view of the large proportion (Continued on Page Eignt) DISTINGUISHED - MILITARY A-. - a - .V lle is a senior in Electrical Engineering at the Uni V"1L . . i He and ; his vnf e are at present , visiting in the home.of their ..par - ents.' Mrs. Vaughan will be re - membered as, the former Gloria Fay Brister.. .. . . . : - The Summit Sun 1 4"? T rf. r- d. .. .. v . x . - ::-:. I s -i 'ARTIFICIALLY PRODUCED plow has touched this cotton since A O Z 1 I Experiment Station at State College. Chemicals did the job of con- ! trolling weeds. This experiment, of many of great economic importance seen by visitors to Farm and Home Week, July 14 and 15. The and who will be on hand to" explain it, is Vernon Harris, agi-OriottUst of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. . ; .... It-SX .' 7. 'Jit. yi-v'-"' - k d ' 4 1. ' 5 k vUV" ' i A i Brazil, Longtime (Continued from Page One) American housewives had to pay more, but Brazil, which ' suffered the frost, got all the blame. U. S. newspaper editorials condemning Brazil naturally are read in Brazil. Speeches by congressmen criticizing Brazil have been published widely there. And they all add up to just one thing resentment against the United States by a country which has been our" best friend. J , Today there's a development I which may make things worse. Some U. S. coffee importers are i t .-1 : ft UU lUlllUg XJl rtZ.llldll uuxj.ee xux African coffee. Brazilian sales have dropped alarmingly. This will mean only one thing: depression. And depression is the surest breeder of Communism. If the latter ever gets started in the biggest country of Latin America; the U. S. A. will really be out of luck. Here is some breakfast coffee information you may not know about: For about 75 years a hot trade war has raged between Solo-nial Asia-Africa and Latin America. . . This dates back to 1876 when an Englishman smuggled the steds of 17 rubber trees out of. rubber empire of the Malays and , Indonesia. . . Somewhat the same ! thing , happened with quinine, chocolate, coffee, tobacco. All were developed in' Latin America, except tobacco; but, taking advan- tage of slave labor in Asia-Africa, not nign, were mucn mgiier mtui the African-coolie slave labor of the European colonies. So Africa and Asia flourished in the race to ' grow tropical products except for ! coffee. In Latin America, and, es- I pecially ; Brazil, coffee remained Iking. . . . Today we might. as well kiss off Southeast Asia as, any ' .V.: ' I6" V.IA. COTTON No cultivator or it was planted on the Mississippi now in its fifth year, will be one man who is. conducting this work, TURNE GULF SERVICE STATION O SERVICE WITH A SMILE Phone 416 Hwy. 51 Broadway & Maryland steady supplier of the quinine, Tin, rubber we fought to get back from the Japanese after Pearl Harbor. . . ..- Arab restlessness in North Africa .will soon put that area in the same uncertain boat. Also it's a long way from these areas in case of war, and the atomic submarine is going to make wartime shipping almost impossible. . . So it will pay us not to. forget our good neighbors in Latin America, even if frost sometimes, increases . their prices. They.- are, close;' at . hand and dependable .unless we . let depression and Cbmpiunishi. get a foot-hold. V . , ... ' r Things you may not have known about ' a good neighbor: In three warsBraiil has., come to the aid of the U. S:, When we fought Spain over Cuba, Brazil was the only Latin -(coiuntry , coming to our side-'She had j ust taken delivery on. two new'-, cruisers in London, and though they-had not even been in- Brazilian -waters,'.- they were ordered put at the disposal of the U. S. Navy: . .' Six. days after World War ''I. was '.declared, Brazil came in too, - immediately, amalgamated her; entire ' fleet with the U. S. fleet. . World War II could not have been won in the same length of time l had . not .Brazill given us key bases on the "hump" the part of " Brazil that.-sticks out' nearest Africa. In.' those , days, submarines were -sinking U. S. cargoes with tragic, regularity, and the airlift across' Brazil? to - Africa was vital. We couldn't have got along without" it. . : U. S; bases on foreign soil were new and at first resented. But Brazil, was the first to set a friendly precedent. .... One Brazilian division ."tenaciously f ough its way up the. Italian peninsula during World War IL . . The same Brazilian- leaders - who cooperated during the war President Vargas and Oswaido Aranha are back in power' today. --They are our best friends,, but are getting kicked in the pants politically because of the row. over coffee and Africa. North. Carolina has one cow for every 10 persons ... 1 1 i 5 f V TAPEP B06BERY VICTIM . ... V- . . A V V. . . WAV '.''.',W. VW." V '.VWA . ,w. "A A-,' the'!armofvJ6e 'Laure,- 21, a dishwasher, as Chicago firemen work t6V;extrlcatefhimXf where he says he.wcs dropped by holdup' irAeilQb'bfed'. ' him ; of $35.00 and his- clothing. Laurej trapped f or twp'fhOursr is- reported . V r. - . - ' v-Wr ? t i.o7TA 1 - sftCTl ;: J' Utilize your grain with our Mixed Concentrates to make a balanced dairy Ration. TOM ALF "FEED BETTER HIGHWAY 24 WEST OUT THIS WAY (Continued from Page Six) ties. The Weems came by our' house late Sunday afternoon, and' " the daughter of the family, Miss -Nancy, iiged 21 months, is des-v cribed with two words, just, a doll, blue eyes that sparkle, gold-' en blonde curls bobbing around' her head and an interest ' in'" everything around her . . which she chattered away about-, -just like she was a grown up 'young ' lady. '.. y -.l V1 To all Cheryl's school.'" mates' who read this column, but .have' ' few chances to see her between ' school session may I tell you kids ' her newest news. Last Thursday"" Cheryl went over to Mrs. '.Florence Gatlin's to spend the ,;day . and when she came home ,"guess -what-' Her long braids of hair' were no more. She now sports ; a--' head as curly as the next one; To Florence I owe deep gratitude for giving Cheryl this new hairdo, now I have extra time to put' on our big meeting dresses . for Cheryl can comb her own hair -now. W2 like the convience of the? new curls but loved our ; girlie-' with her braids. She looks 4 like all the rest now when she had braids she was a different person all together. I NEW ORLEANS (AP) The body of a 59-year-old New , Or- leans real estate salesman was -found floating in Jhe Mississippi t River early Thursday morning., ? The man was identified as Lawrence J. Teijelo, who was report- ., ed missing Wednesday when his,, automobile was found parked' on l the Mississippi River bridge. Ed-' die Jones, 53-year-old river ; bank dweller, found the body. - Teijelo's wife told police' her . husband had been suffering from " high blood pressure and other complications, but had been reT covering and seemed in good day for "his office. ' ,' V ; " 1 Vf - m, " 1 FREED Rescue workers hold in critical condition. NEA Telei ' i i " -I- -" v INC. CHEAPER" PHONE X88-

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