Bernice Local News

The Bernice Journal
February 6, 1930

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B. M. B. C.

What does this mean? Busy Mens Bible Class. Where? At the Baptist Church. For Whom? Busy Men. Class in charge of pastor. The following officers were elected in the B. M. B. C. class last Sunday:

B. F. Copes, President

Starkey Lindsey, Sec.

Jack Salley, Treas.

K. C. Lowery, Reporter

A fine bunch to be with.

School Play

The school play “Engaged by Wednesday” will be put on by the Bernice High School on Friday night, February 14th. This promises to be one of the best plays to be rendered at the local school this season. Mrs. Guy McDonald has charge of training and is putting forth a lot of time and patience in making the play a success. The entire cast is greatly enthused over and are doing fine in training. Don’t fall to attend this show, as we believe you will get your moneys worth.

Just received a snappy line of ready to wear spring coats and dresses, see them before buying. Maude Phillips.

Faculty Play

We are requested to announce that the Summerfield high school will put on the faculty play, “And Mary Did,” at the school auditorium at Summerfield on Friday night, February 7, beginning at 7 o’clock. Everybody is cordially invited.

Misses Joan and Dorathy Williams, of Tech, were week end guests of Miss Allegra Phillips.

Tax Collector Notice

Sheriff F. W. Murphy will be in Bernice February 10th, 11th and 12th, next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, collecting taxes which are now due. He will be in Junction City on February 18th and 14th. Be sure to meet him on this round and save an extra trip to Farmerville just for the purpose of paying your taxes.

Guarantee Washable Happy Home style frocks for $1.00 on display in our window. Maude Phillips.


The Bernice Department store have moved into the Pollock building, occupying the store recently occupied by the Toggery and Fashion Shoppe. Miss Maude Phillips is the efficient manager of the Department store and is always prepared to take care of your wants in the way of dry goods and notions.

Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Pollock, owners of the Toggery and Fashion Shoppe have sold their stock of goods to Pollock Brothers at Collinston.

FOR SALE Before you buy, get my prices on Ear Corn and all kinds of Fertilizers. W. H. Harris, Bernice, La.

Miss Loita Heard entertained at Bridge Tuesday afternoon.

We are just in receipt of a check from Mrs. Janie Green at Collinsville, Texas, which pays her up for another year. Mrs. Green is one of our regular subscribers, having been on our list for a number of years. Thanks, Mrs. Green.

Mrs. W. A. Howard and Mrs. C. R. McGee were visitors in Junction City Tuesday.

Rev L. P. Moreland filled his regular appointment at Summerfield and the Oil Field church near Homer last Sunday. He reports good sized crowds at each service regardless of the unfavorable weather condition. Next Sunday is Rev. Moreland’s regular preaching day in the Bernice church and he cordially invites everybody to come out to these services.

Miss Nan Isom returned to her school at Lake Providence, Sunday, after spending several weeks at home. The school being closed on account of spinal meningitis.

Mr. B. L. St. John and family have moved into the house recently vacated by Mr. S. L. Baldwin and family, and Mr. J. C. White and family have moved into the house vacated by Mr. St. John.

Grover C. Black, Jr., has been on the sick list recently.

Prof. C. C. Kennedy was a business visitor to Farmerville last Saturday.

Mr. Doyle Ferguson has gone to Little Rock, Ark., where he will take a law course.

Mrs. M. A. Talbot has been confined to her home for sometime on account of illness.

Mr. T. J. Denham of Shreveport, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Denham Friday. Returning to his home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Allen and little son, John Bennett of Quitman, visited Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Patterson Sunday.

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