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By Jay Bee Aytch
ROCKY ‘MOUNT- Dwvn Jack
son, Miss,, way a whin- .nan was
found jgullty - yes, GUILTY, mind
»ou -.of raping a teona?colored
oaby Sitter and vm given a "very
severe" (quotation.-- our:' five-year
suspended prise,n sun--nee ae.d
five years probation
Yes, you read rich! the Mr - time .
five-year suspended prison .sen- I
fence; yet they be* me the NA ACP
Cor fighting tor the lights of No- ,
Have you ever heard of a
Negro getting off that light for
being charged with the rape of
a white woman-even when not
proven guilty? Medal \V fivers.
XAACP Mississippi field secre
tary said: "The degree of jus
tice that is applied wh<*h a Ne
gro man is accused and con
victed of raping a white wom
an does not apply when a white
mart "is accused and con\ iot-.-f!
of the 'same crime, again -l a
Tiie’ convicted man was Bernard j
Gautier, who was c>-nvicted Nov. j
28 in Jackson Comity Circuit Court
by jury trial. Tie H-i-yi i'-old
white mar reportedly an attorney
of PascagouiM, Mis- did nut tes
tify in his o n dos use -n :t- a 1
which was reported';;' hush; -.1 up”
•after its alleged occurrence last A
pril 27th foi mote than a month.
The 17-year-old high school girl
was allegedly attacked b;> Gautier
after she had left his home where
she had been baby-sitting The law
yer drove the girl into h wooded
area where Use att -:k »-cu: red.
■ SAXON, A LEADER
Tr, A, n y- :
Grand Old Man of Toe Mountains”
in insurance circles has had his
agency force lead the entire Nat
ional Accident and Health Insur
ance .Co. of Philadelphia during the
July-Sent, quarter in health and
hospitalization new business; win
second place in health premium
volume and make third place in ;
life insurance volume in the com- |
mercjpl division. Many tunes pre- |
vioits; the Saxon agency tins been j
among the “ton ten” producers and i
not, infrequent Iv the leader.
We credit the National Accident j
and Insurance of Philadelphia’s j
“THE REVIEW” with the follow- j
ir.g safety hint'-. B-■ an- m.r. i than
one million people are reported as
having been killed on An ei 1 in i
highways by autos since statistics
were first recorded the observa
tions herein noted should interest
all of us,
“A new deadly disease has the
Americ n people in its oip and ;
no miracle drug is in sight t.» stop j
its frightful toll of human lives, j
“Heedless horsepower is the chro- j
nic disease of the Age of the Au
tomobile. Its symptons are many *
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KI.KS HEAD CAMPAIGNS
ROCKY MOUNT Alter several
months of indisc is ton and medita
tion in difference to his health. Dr
Robert H. Johnson, grand exalted
ruler of the Improved Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks of
the Worid tIBPOEW), has defi
nitely taken a stand ■ in response
to the urgent appeals from many
friends - and announced that ho
will be a candidate to sut reed him
self \\hen the sSth grand iodp- con
vention meets in Dee tee August
Thru f> had be'-n much debat
ins in the lower echelons of
Elkdom as to who would ‘strike
out’ to campaign for the top j
post of "the grand old Order"*
when and if Mr. Johnson de
cided to retire at the end of his
present terms. Now- the boys
will have to lower their sights
and try to make good in their
present positions with few ex
It is known that there had been
a campaign going on over the
country In an avowed effort to un
seat Johnson, but not too much
225 TARBORO ST
ROCKY MOUNT, N, C,
i PINT liaiij J
I k Iruanuu ifpirJ 11. jg
s fROM GRAIN *o PtIQOP ff
1 CHARLES J«oijlN »t Ci», lee., Phil*., p*. |
and various. The heavy foot on
Ihe accelerator; the eye fixed on
the climbing speedometer; the
hand on the horn; the mind idling
while the car is in high.
“Heedless Horsepower,’’ safety
publication of The Travelers In
surance Companies of Hartford,
Conn explain" that 40,000 Ameri
cans \v.-re killed and 2.308,000 in
ured during 19.56 on TJ. ij. high
ways" which showed an increase of
fix per cent over 1595 in fntaili
ties and ten per cent >n injuries.
"The disease of heedless, horse
power is: highly contagious and it
can be spread by an irresponsible
word, an inflated claim or a care
less example " the insurance book
let states, and continues: “Every
one- in a position to influence driv
ers should learn that horsepower,
in the hands of the heedless, is the
fundamental cause of our ever
mounting toll of disaster” on the
highways of the nation.
Pointing out that tho many
safety devices have been in
vented to make cars mechani
cally safer during recent years,
the article emphasizes that
all of “these safety devices can
"" minified by any combina
tion of speed plus carelessness.
thouß-htlesSnes or lack of judg
ment- by the driver behind the
Thus, it is thedriver, mid not the
car manufacturer, who must bear
the burden of responsibility for
the wanton slaughter Os human
life on our highways because, the
driver alone can control the speed,
the publication states. At the 1956
casualty rate, the editor concludes
“one in 70 Americans will be a
statistic ... a pain wracked survi
vor, or a name in the obituary co
Malus Irving of 4739 Upland St
Philadelphia, stopped over in
Rocky Mount for an overnight vis
it with his boyhood friend J. B.
Harren while enroute from his na
tive Saluda, N. C„ following the
burial of his brother-in-law. James
Peace, Irving; had only recently re
turned north from burying his aged
mother. Mrs. Katie Irving, who
passed dining lata August in nor
J tunes Harrison. 271! Lauretta
Ave.. Baltimore, returned home
last week after a visit to his father.
J L. Harrison. Rite 3. Tarboro, and
The men of Holy Hope Episcopal
Church sponsored a baby contest
December Bth at the Community
Center in the interest of the chur
ch’s building program.
Mrs, Vivian Moore of FaßStvßle
li ft last w.ek for a winter sojourn
near St. Petersburg, Fla. Rev. J.
A. M, bane of Tarboro was a visi
tor here during last week.
significance had been attached to
| it. at least down ‘Dixie’ way. The
J California State Ass'n of Elks has
I already endorsed “The Grand" for
| i -eoloetion in ‘SB.
| SSO GRAND FOR EDUCATION
j Education Commissioner George
j W Lee of 390- Beale Avenue, Mem
j nhis. Term,, has just announced
j that fifty (50> $1001) Elks seholar-
I ships have been issued to as many
| students - colored, white. Jewish
| and Irish -in the United States,
j Canada and Mexico for the 1957-60
These thousand-dollar ’’scho
larships are awarded to win
ners of IBPOEW high school
j oratorical ontests the like of
which are .beginning to take
form now over the nation for
| the class of 58 Elks winners.
Currently there are nearly nine
| hundred (900) students who have
| either graduated from college-; or,
are now studying on similar SIOOO
Elks scholarships. Among the
leaders, Elks point with pride to
Dorothy Height. internationally
known YWCA secretary i recently)
elected to head the National Coun-
Candy - Nuts
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1023 So. Washington St.
ROCKY MOUNT, N. C.
Rambling In Chatham
GOLDSTON PITTSBORO - SILER CITY
By D. W. Hearfen —P. G. Box Si g—— Goldsion, North Carolus*
Dial LYnwood 8-3832
GOLDSTON Hi readers ev
erywhere! Here we go to press
witn a b;t more chatter from, for
and about the people of Chatham
County and out-of-the-coumy vis
itors. I hope you will enjoy read
ing our jottings.
Yes, the Thanksgiving holiday
weekondhas made history through
out America and now the big
Christmas rush is on,
CHATHAM COUNTY TEACHERS
\ US PER
The Chatham County Teachers
Vesper service will bo held Sun
day afternoon, December 15, at 4
p.m, at the J. S. Waters School in
Goldston. The Rev. Eugene Burns
Turner, minister of First Baptist
Church. Lumber lon, and a native
of Goldston will be the principal
TIUS AND THAT
Rev. E. B. Watson of Sanford de
livered the Sunday morning ser
n-.t ti at the Roberts Chapel Baptist
Church Sunday in the absence of
the pastor, Rev. Mr. Alston, who
was on a trip to Philadelphia, Pa.
Persons in for the holiday week
end included; Mrs. Nethalen Tur
ner of Teachers' College in Fay
etteville; Miss Shelby Thompson
By MAE X. HOPSON
CARY R v F. P. McKever, of
Fuquay Springs, was guest speaker
Sunday afternoon at Mt. Zion Bap
tist Church. Music was rendered
by the Clark Sisters, the Harmon
etts, and the Macedonia Four of
Raleigh. This program was spon
sored by Miss Rosa Bell Baugh
and Mrs. Leila M. Thomas.
Mr. Henry and Sam Trice, of
Durham, spent the holiday with
their sist< t. Mrs. Sarah Ross on
Mrs. Bessie Grissom had as her
holiday guest her sister, Mrs. Pearl
Blake, and grand son, Joe, of Dur
ham. N.C.. and nephew, McKiver
Grissom of Raleigh, N. C.
Miss Marion Fay Morgan, on
Green level Rd,, celebrated her
birthday Nov. 29th. Out-of-town
guests were; Mrs Lessie Duke and
children of Hartford, Conn.; Mrs.
Leonard Street of Baltimore, Md.;
Mrs. Nannie C, Jones and daugh
ter, of Greensboro, N. C.; Mr.
Horace Daniels of A and T College,
and Miss Joe Ann Williams of Ra
leigh. N. C.
SHOWER HONORS KATHRYN
Miss Kathryn Ferrell, who mar
. i d James Barnett, on Dee. 9th
was honored Friday night with a
miscellaneous shower. Hostesses at
their home, 210 North Ferrell St,
were Mrs. Mary R. Ferrell and
daughter. Patricia Ferrell, Christ
mas decorations in red and green
were used in the dining room The
Honoree's mother, Mrs. C. Ferrell,
assisted in serving. There were 25
Mr, and Mrs. Tilden Evans, and
daughter. Marion, factored to Mor-
I'isville, N. C, Sunday, visiting Mr.
Evans cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Bud
Evans, who are ill.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Thomas Reaves
of 813 North Academy St., a son
at St. Agnes Hospital, Dec. 9th.
Mrs. Reaves is the former Annie
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Clemmons
of Route 1. a son on Nov. 29th at
home. Mrs. Clemmons is the for
mer Agnes Shaw.
Friends here are in sympathy
with Mrs. Mammie Clemmons of
205 Ambassador St., fo< the loss of
Iter father, who passed last week
in Edeuton, Georgia,
Eyes raised toward heaven are
always beautiful, whatever they
BAR NETT- FER RE 1.1. VOWS
Miss Kathryn Ferrell, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ferrell,
Sr., became the bride of James
Barnett, son of Mr and Mrs. Louis
Barnett, of Apex, in a ceremony
Rev. Isaac Lee, officiated at the
wedding at home. Given in marri
age by her father, the bride wore
a ballerina gown of Chantilly lace
and tulle with a fingertip veil of
illusion attached to a crown stud
ded with pearls. She carried a
cascade bouquet of white carna
ctl of Colored Women known and
j loved for her work in India a few
j years ago. Also Rosier A. Montgo
| mery, a deep south native, given
j a “lift” by Elkdom. He Is now
; assistant attorney-general of the
j Common -wealth of Massachusetts.
I There are many, many other out
standing men and women who have
j achieved high positions thru Elks
Interested high school stu
dents and teachers would do
well to contact the nearest Elk
lodge or temple regarding this
wonderful scholarship oppor
tunity A letter addressed to
this column will bring Infor
mation if closer contacts are
A lot of people who frequently
belabor “the Elks” for somo of the
things that some of them do would
do well to study the charity and
benevolent program of the Order
and lenrti that no other fraternal
group has equaled its educational
activity. Plans and a program has
been launched under George bee’s
department to give scholarships
to the “Little Rock Nine” when
they are ready for college. On
January 31 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Gov. Tbeo. R. McKeldin of Mary
land will address the Elks Educa
tion banquet ns the SIOO,OOO who
bn ship fund drive is initiated. The
: vent win be in connection with
!!.o mld-ycnr conference of the
national IBPOEW in tha Quaker
j arid Jasper Turner of A and T
I College, Greensboro; Miss Romania
I Tyson of Asheboro; and Mrs. Mae
i T. Turner of Greensboro.
J. S. WATERS YEARBOOK
STAFF HOLDS MEETING
By Annie M. Martin
GOLDSTON The Weekly
1 Yearbook Staff meeting of J. S.
i Waters Public School was held
1 Nov. 26, at the home of the adver
tising managc-i. Winfred Wicker
The purpose of this meeting was
to discuss financing the book. Each
member present gave a helping
| hand in getting the book prepared.
After the meeting was adjourned
our host, Miss Wicker, served re
Present at this meeting were:
Virginia Chairs. Co - Editor;
Charles R Palmer, Sports Editor;
Donnell Dowdy, Art Editor; Dor
othy Womble, Business Manager;
Car! Headen, Class President; Ati
nnie Mac Martin, Class Reporter
Other members of the class pre
sent were Janice Turner and Rob
ert Daev Thompson.
SILER CITY NEWS
By Christine Paige
SILER CITY Testimonial ser
vices were held recently at Jor
dan Grove A. M. E. Zion Church
in honor of their pastor, Rev. Her
ald, Music was rendered by the
Silvertone Gospel Singers. San
ford. The Gospel Harmonettes of
Holy Trinity Church recently cel
ebrated their Ist Anniversary. A
large crowd attended;
The anua) homecoming services
were held at Lambert Chapel Bap
tist Church recently, Rpv. D. F,
Brown, pastor. The choir’s amriver
j sary was observed at Glover’s
j Cross Roads Church Nov. 24. A
large crowd attended.
Sp. 3 Otha Paige is home from
overseas, after serving 3 years in
Mrs. Minnie Headen is on the
Hightigtits Os High Point
BY MRS. ODESSA S. TYON
; Attends Annual Conference
HIGH POINT Rev. S. A.
| Speight, pastor of Saint Stephen
AME Zion Church. Mrs. Annette
Speight, secretary of Y’s, Mrs.
Liilie Mae Massey, Mrs. Sarah
Lawson, and Mrs. Odessa S. Ty
son, conference workers of the
Greensboro District of the West
Central North Carolina Confer
ence attended the 47th session
of the AME Zion Church that
j convened at New Bethel AME
! Zion Church in Kannapolis. N.
■C. postered by Rev W. J. W.
j Turner, from November 26 to De
An overflow crowd heard Bis
hop W. W. Slade, presiding bis
hop, congratulate the Rev. W, J.
W. Turner on the fine church
that has been built this year and
at the present is one of the finest
j churches in the entire AME Zion
The Bishop further compli
! mented the four presiding elders,
[namely; Rev. J. H. C. Blue, Dr.
L. C. Asbury, Dr. J, W. Shaw and
Dr. C. W. Lawrence on their cap
able labors during the year and
also the various ministers under
The opening sermon was
preached by the Rev J H. Daw
kins, pastor of Diggs Chapel AME
Organization was perfect d and
remarks and benediction was said!
by Bishop Slade.
The Wednesday session began.
with the reading of the minute.• j
by the recording secretary, Rev. j
James Robertson Jr.
Rev. S. A. Speight, pastor of j
Saint Stephen AME Zion Church, j
High Point, delivered the annual
GARY SCHOOL NEWS
CARY On December 3, the
boys and girls of the Cary Ele
mestary School presented their
talents to an audience of parents,
teachers and friends.
We were highly entertained by
various students who Imitated the
following people: Marion Ander
son, Elvis Pressley, Amos ’N An
day, Nat “King" Cole and others.
The guest stars, who appeared
on our program were: Nathaniel
Evans, Clay Boyd, and Freddie
Hinton from Berry O’Kelly High
School, and the Royal 1/ ts. Doris
Hodge, and Patricia High, of Ra
leigh.. from Upon High School.
The program was divided into
four parks. Dance groups, drama,
vocal selections and instrumental
Mr. A. C. Davis, represented
the faculty at the District Teach
ers Association, held at Greens-
t 4/5 QT.
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Mr. and Mrs. Rennie Paige visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Baldwin
in Pittsboro recently. Rev. and
Mrs. D. F. Brown visited Mr. and
Mrs, Bennie Paige recently.
The senior class sponsored a
plate dinner recently in Chatham
High School's Home Economic
See you next week.
BY GUYTANNA HORTON
PITTSBORO -Rev. R, V. Horton
and members of his congregation
jorneyed to O’Bryant Chapel AME
Zion Church, Chapel Hill, to at
tend services with Rev. Lynn Bald
win on Sunday, Dec. 3,
As we know, Sunday, Dec, 8.
marked the beginning of another
conference year of the Central
North Carolina AME Zion Church.
Clarene Toomer, president of Ex
celsior ciu’o of Horton School, pre
sided over the program on Thurs
day, Dec. 5. The program included
Christmas carols, scripture, pray
er, poetry, and a skit.
The skit, “A Try for the Honor
Roll,” was written by Joan Rich
ardson, a member of the club The
advisor of the club Is Mrs S. R.
Horton School’s basketball sche
dule will appear in the next edit
The faculty and students of Hor
ton School recently welcomed Miss
Wilson, student of NCC, Durham,
to our campus Jiss Wilson is doing
i her stud -nt teaching in. music, tin
der supervision of Mrs J. E. Town
Till* and That: Visitors
Some of the visitors of the -week
end were Miss Elnora Piggic, Shaw
University, Raleigh; Mr. Ben and j
Joseph Marsh and Henry Alston,
j A. and T. College. Greensboro; Miss
j Annie M. Burnett, New York; Lit
j tie Misses Psrnlia and Alice Hor
! ton, Winston-Salem.
I sermon. He used for his subject,
| you are Invited.
j prior to the introduction of vis
.! itors, the choir recognized Mrs.
': Josephine Kyles from the Chris
; turn Education Department, of
: Washington, D, C. who gave some
i timely remarks on her duties as
; head of the Christian Education
. | department. She urdeg her listen
ers to take slock of themselves tn
their relationships as Christian
; leaders, learning first of all the
■true meaning of “Christian Edu
• | cation.”
1 Other visitors Iscluded; Rev.
A. W. Walls. Bethel AME Zion,
, Kingsport, Term.; Rev. E, R. MR
\ chad, Charlotte; Rev. S. Craig,
' Rev. E. P. Lipsey, Rev. P. M. Allen.
■ | Rev. L. B. Speas. and Rev. J.
. | J. Tillman. Dr. J. Van Catledge,
; i Charlotte. Rev. A. P. Morris, Mrs.
! Sallye B. Moreland, Rock Hill, S.
: C. and Bishop J. D. Cautlien. pre
late of tha 11th Episcopal Dis
The Wednesday evening ses
, sion was dedicated to welcome
for all. Prior to the program of
1 welcome a soul stirring sermon
was preached by Rev. H. C,
: young, pastor of Bennettsvilie
1 j AME Zion Church. His subject
j was “There Were No Smiths in
i Israel.” . , ,
Welcome on behalf of the trus
! j tee. board by Mr. W. J. Johnson;
! on behalf of Bethel of Kannapo
111s. Mrs. Viola Lilly, on behalf of
| schools and community, Prof. W.
j L. Reid and a hearty welcome to
. the city was made by Congxess
| man Hugh Alexander,
j The Thanksgiving Day message
i was delivered by .Rev. John Dan
! iel Murdock, pastor of St. Stcph-
I ens in Hamlet. N. C. His subject
1 was “The Lord is my Shepherd.”
| boro, December 6.
! Our reguar monthly PTA meet
' ing will be held Dec. 16 at 8 p.m.
in the school auditorium.
After a short business session
some of the children from vari
ous grades will present a. Christ
mas story. We are asking all
friends and parents to be present.
4-H Club officers of Cary Ele
mentary School: president. How
j ard Hopkins: vice-president, Lon
nie Jeffries; ,secretary, Bessie M.
Hinton: treasurer, Joyce Griffis;
song leader. Jonie Battle; and re
porter, Ronnie Hyman. ,
The first gdade. taught by Mrs,
L. M. Ballentine, gave a good per
formance in the talent night pro
' gram. The participants were
Dyanna Ballentine, Addie Burt.
Dianas Pennington and Ehzedla
Borne of the pupils are looking
By MISS DOHA ?>. STROUD I
By Miss Dora D, Stroud
Oak C ity Baptist
METHOD Services at Oak Ci
ty Baptist Church were tine Sun
day. All persons who availed
themselves of the opportunity of
being present thorough'/ enjoyed
the sermon and music by the
young folks choir.
Each Sunday morning at 9:30
Sunday or Church School is held
at the throe churches in this com
munity. Christian Tabernacle, Oak
City Baptist and St, James A.M.E.
Churches. Go to the school of your
choice and take your family with !
you. Children who are maned to
attend Sunday school are the best
citizens when grown to woman
Why not attend one or both pray
er services. They are held on Mon
day end Wednesday nights. Miss
Susan Wilcox is leader of the ser
vice which is held,at the Christian
Church on Wednesday night ar.d
Rev. Mrs, Mary Frazer is leader
at St. James A, M. E. Church. Ear
nest prayers givo us strength to
face the problems of life. Try it
and find out lor yourself if it is
St. James A, ML E.
Dr. R. W. Wisner will be at his
post Sunday morning at 13 o'clock.
Be present if possible.
TIIA NK SGI VINO GIFT
The Gay Matrons" .Club of the
city made up a large basket
of groceries and presented it to
Mr. Frazer cf this community. He
indeed appreciates the gift and
cannot give God and the club e
nough thanks for such a wonder
The St. James Missionary Cir-;
cle will give presents •to all the j
sick and aged in this and the sur- |
rounding communities. They will
also boid a sunrise service Christ
mas morning. All church goers are
most cordially invited to attend
The Missionary Circle of Sf.
.Tames Church met with Miss Coca
Haywood Sanders at 3 pm,. A
grand session was held and many
inspiring thoughts were brought
out. Ail were pleased to greet Mrs
Louise Curtis in the numbers.
Next meeting will be held fit Mrs.
I„ Manuel's home.
Our sick ate about the same a?
of last week. Mrs. Hettie Williams
has been hospitalized recently but
is at home again.
Miss Annie M. Stokes and oth
ers sponsored ft singing •Sunday
night at St. .Tamos Church The
proceeds went for a project at the
Berry O’Kelly High School. It was
an enjoyable affair.
The Gay Matrons’ Club met with
Mrs. Rosa Curtis Saturday night,
Dec. 7th. The young matrons were
locking their best and after a busi
ness session the invited guests join
ed the members at bridge, etc. A
very appetizing menu was served
after the business session. Mrs.
Elizabeth B. Coe field is presi
dent of the club.
WEEKEND IN ALANTA, GY.
Mrs, Harvelelgh White made a
plane trip to Atlanta, Ga. She was
the guest of Mi . P. R. Jervay’s
brother. Dr. R Q. Yancey. She
came back full of smiles and re
ported having had a wonderful
time. Mrs. Jervay visited her mo
ther who has been somewhat in
disposed but is doing nicely now.
Shall we be true to our Chris
tian faith and to others by cele
brating Christmas in a Chnst-like
forward to the birthday party j
that will be given, the pupils in
The second graders of Mrs. Fid
ford's room have started a rhythm
band. Each pupil has a different
instrument. They have started
learning Christmas Carols.
The band grew from a science j
project on sounds.
Second grade, Mrs. E. W. Perry
Jessie Cobb represented the;
second grade class on the talent
night program. He imitated Elvis
Pressley by singing of "Love Me
Tender’” and “All Shook Up’.
John Ferrell represented the
third grade on Talent Night with
a song, ‘‘Mr. Lee”.
We are still working on our
unit ‘‘Community Living Now arid
The members of Miss McCrae’s
fourth grade class are proud to
announce the assembly program
to be given on December 18. The
theme of the prigram is “Tin;
Spirit of Christmas”. This pro
gram will consist of a one-act
play. The members of our class
will demonstrate how a child can
take the place of her mother the
day before Christmas.
Chock stored grain for insect
Changes in temperature hasten
Shop Wake Forest
Fresh Meats, Fancy Groceries
Saa Foods A Specialty
PHONES 26<U - 2661
WAKE FOREST, N. C. j
WKSK ENDING SATURDAY, DECEMBER H, 1957
Washington Junior High
Editors: ,fo.s»-|»h Gordon, Ai
de Dolby, Itnfus Wilson, Ch
arles English, Delores Lucas,
PUPILS ENJOY CHRISTY! \S |
Last Monday, most of the cl esses
in Language Arts discussed the j
things that they expected to sec at j
the parade. Directions to and from !
the parade were also outlined, j
Safety was stressed.
On Tuesdays pupils wrote about j
the sights they saw a!- the Christ- ,
mas Parade. Diffoieht skills v> re i
I exploited in reading and spelling j
as the needs presented themselves, j
Art was correlated by drawing j
some of the articles that were j
seen at the parade. Everybody en- ■
joyed the Parade and wish to thank
the Merchants Bureau for same, j
These lessens were fun. and in- ,
formation was gained also.
Christmas Bulletin boards are i
being prepared throughout tn.> j
building. All of them are meaning
ful portraying the Christmas spir- j
Some classes are studying j
“Christmas la Other Lands,” while j
makes their social studies most in
teresting. Yuletide music is being
correlated with social studies.
Welcome Christmas Season
It is evident that Christmas Is
approaching at the Washington
School. Christmas readings are
being checked out of the library.
The bulletin board in the library
greets you with this caption. “Give
Books for Christmas.” Hails and
By Mrs. E. If, Williams
I APEX The members of the ;
fourth erode classes of the Apex j
Consolidated High School had an ,
inspiring trip to the Hall of His- j
torv and the Pins State Dairy in j
At the Hull of History, the r-u- i
pi's ?:iv ji ■n .J about i ii-P- er
! life of which they are now study- I
A complete four of the dairy
was made by the students
which proved very bcj'sfldaf
to them. They saw bow milk
is purified, and learned of the
importance of the process, and
of the products which come
: from milk.
j When the pupils returned to the
school in the afternoon, they had >
a general d incursion about what •
they learned, This discussion was
shared with the other classes.
The fourth graders were .•••room- 1
panted on the trip by Mrs. Margar- !
et J, Simmons and Mrs. Ethels ite '
Alston, teachers in the Apex Con- 1
solidatod High School.
On last Sunday morning the pas- !
tor of the First Baptist Church of .
Apex. Rev. W. T. Bigelow, preach
ed from SI. John. 14:1--“Let not
your heart be troubled - ye helmvc
in God. believe also in me.” The
speaker used ss his subject, "Why
Rav. Bigelow discouraged the ;
idea of this worrying world of j
scientific inventions. Ho mentioned ,
Russia's Sputnik and h< w tin* no
tions of the world are worrying j
H, i-i n-v-sod Vlti n-T-.'f •
about what is going to fall ” •-,• j
the sky, but to keep still a..d wad ;
upon the Lord.” He further stated i
that it one lives right, o? can die j
On Sunday night, the as tor's j
Aid Club presented a hi pro- i
gram with Mrs. Lottk B. j go as j
president of the club in charge. ;
Little Miss Geraldine lollanci j
sang the Lord’s Prayer, end Little j
Miss Floya Cotton recited a poem.
Mrs. Lottie Page gave a r< ling >
and Mrs. Docia Evans sang t do. ;
Rev. H. Raymond Smith, past ■>: of
Cedar Rock Church, and his cho
rus were present to add to the pro
gram. The chorus gave several mu
Rev, Smith was presented by
| Mrs, Essie Crittenden, vice pt-esi
| dent of the Pastor's Aid Club
The speaker used as his sub
“Soldiering for Christ." He broi
out many interesting 'points on f. '
advantage of serving God and of
the hardships one might suffer in
The offering given wa» <30.95.
Mrs. Fidie Thorpe is visiting her
daughter, Mrs, ietta Hopkins in |
A verse to remember: “In thee
O Lord, do 1 put my trust; let m
never tie ashamed; deliver mo in i
thy righteousness,'’--Psalm 31:1. i
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JAME 3 WAL9N A CO.I INC,
tAwriENceßUfto, fwo, >,
rooms arc beautifully decorated.
Bvdcun boards exemplify Yultide
THIRD GRADE BEGINS
The chilni'cn in room ”02 are be
ginning a new unit: Communica
tion and Transportation.’’ We have
many colorful pictures that are in
teresting to sec and learn about.
We can ready appreciate the con
veniences we have today as com
pared with those of Long Ago.
Wallace Peace Makes
During last weeks assembly,
During )n3* Vicks assembly,
Wallace Peace, vice-president of
the Student Council, made a pro
mt.,! urn to Berlin a Patterson as
The First Student cf the Month.”
Berlina possesses the traits of
cheerfulness, scholarship, neatness
and honesty. Congratulations to
Mrs Thomas’ Fifth Grade
Explores Social Subjects
The pupils in Mrs. Thomas' fifth
grade wrote to states and cities in
the United States for information
about the climate, the industries,
farm products and many other
The class made a bulletin board
from this information. It is enyey
abie to look at and read the beauti
ful, colorful bulletin board. Pupils
are very proud of their work.
By Mrs, Marlon W. Boyd
CONCORD—The Roxy Recrea
tion Center is now in the second
week of use. According to Mr. J. D.
Withers, Director, the daily atten
dance has been between 75 and 90
during the hours from 5:00 to 8:30
p.m. The new games of bump pool
and table squash are proving to
be most: popular.
A tab' tennis tournament is now
in progress Listing from Wednes
day, December 10th through Sat
urday. December 14th. Round Ro
bin play offs are scheduled for
the first three d. ys with the finals
being held on Saturday. A Voliv
Ball Tournament will be hold next
week probably staif':;.: on Wed
nesday. December i-T!h.
The Junior Cham.:, :• <■:' C
Pierce will givt Us annuel Ctn.d
m.v. party for cbikln-n on TVre -
her tilth st the Roi y a : n
Basketball will Hu: ■"
navy Ist. Any o: a
V I sites to ■ ,
Loll Team may i; - L, ■ ■
practice. Fncdities in: txu’.j n,:
rags are svaiia.,' .
, Elder and Mrs. P. D. 71
of Booker Street, spent t’v '' ' "
giving Holidays in Liv« O . .
idn visiting friends.
Mr. and Mis. James McDaniel
and children nave iv-LirUPd t e i
• Honolulu. Hawaii wheie M . ? -
Daniel has been on duty in the 1’
S Army. Mrs. McDaniel is the
former Miss Mamie V. Lowing,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Lowing, Sr. of Tournament Stroci.
Mr. McDaniel is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry McDaniel of the
Tim charlotte A. Percival Club
held its annual Christmas Party
nt the regular December meeting
at the home of Mrs. L. S. Coznrl
with Mrs. G. B. Payne as co-hos
tc The members exchanged
gifts, played games, and sang ca
rols. The members voted to take
part in the program "America on
p;,r .<! ” f,.r the benefit of the Com
munity Nursery and Mrs. H. H.
'Hawkins was elected to serve on
the Program Committee.
BY EDDIE F. WILLIAMS
LEXINGTON Miss Ernestine
Boyles and brother Waddell and
Masker Reid all of Charlotte spent
Sunday afternoon as the guests of
Miss Kay Edna Williams on Lin
Mrs. Elisabeth Dulla motored to
Durham, N. C. Sunday to visit her
lLurie Robert Lee who is a patient
at the Veterans Hospital.
They report Mr. Lee is doing fine
and would like to hear from his
Bill Ruber is entered the Veterans
Hospital in Durham where ho will
undergo surgery Tuesday morning.