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Progressive Mothers ' Club
The Progressive Mothers Club's annual Christmas
party was held at the Holiday Inn-West on Friday even
ing, December 12. Christmas carols were sung prior to
the sumptuous meal which was thoroughly enjoyed by
all. Gifts were exchanged by the members, and each
guest was also presented a gift.
Members of the Club and their husbands attending
this gala affair were: Irene and Joseph Burt, Lydia and
Cleveland Hinton, Helen and James Daniel, Dorothy
and John Sellars, Jessie and J.T. Tucker, Margaret and
Howard Holder, Lucille and William P. Flintall, Hattie
and Fred D. Suitt; Mesddames Annie Wimberly, Annie
Rose Blakely, Magerea Glenn and Ruth McCollum.
Guests attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Manley,
, Mrs. Rosalyn Cole, Mrs. Wilhelmenia Upchurch, Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Pratt, Ms. Hattie Dark, Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore Johnson, Ms. Gloria Daye, Ms. Louise
Smith, Ms. Phyllis McLean, Mrs. Lucille Richardson .
and Melvin Parker.
Williams Family Circle
The Williams Family Circle Club held its regular
monthly meeting at the home of Miss Rae Bennett and
Mrs. Lucy Bennett, Route 3, Durham. The home was
beautifully decorated for Christmas and seasonal music
The meeting was called to order by the president,
Mrs. Cloyce M. Lassiter. Christmas carols were sung,
scripture was read by Ms. Julia Dowdy, prayer was
done by Ms. Katrina Boykin. Roland Alston, Jr.,
presented a projected budget for 1981. The Cash Give
Away Raffle was very successful. A beautiful repast was
Members present were Mesdames Mabel Allen,
Marion Alston, Stella Alston, Madge Turner, Rader
Prince, Cloyce Lassiter, Eathel Perry, Lucy Barnett,
Bill Bailey, Bertha Jordan, Faydean Richardson, Julia
Dowdy, Barbara Williams, Jessie Horton, Grace
Williams, Marie Horton; Geraldine Smith, Katrina
Boykin, Karine Dowdy; Messrs. Raymond Williams,
Mathew Mitchell, Theophilus Richardson, James Hor
ton, John Horton, Roland Alston, Jr., Mickey
Williams, Kevin Williams and James Lillie, III.
Santa Claus was played by the president for the
younger members of the club.
Christmas Decoration Show
La Petite Gardeners held their annual Christmas
Decoration Show Sunday in the auditorium of the J.J.
By Mrs. T.H.Kinney
Dr. Marion George Jr., former city councilman, was
honored by some fifteen community organizations and
numerous church groups at an appreciation dinner
Saturday. It was held at Fayetteville State University in
the H.L. Cook Dining Hall. Dr. George broke the racial
barrier in 1969 and served until 1979; including two
terms as Mayor Pro-Tern. He made valuable contribu
tions in many areas of city government. His greatest
contribution was to the poor.
Attorney George talked about his years and ac
complishments in an interview recently. He is a pro
fessor of business law and real estate at Fayetteville
State University. He has been with the university more
than twenty years. A riative of Whiteville, Dr. George
has served on the board of trustees at Fayetteville
Technical Institute, YMCA, Crisis Line and others. He
was recognized by Washington, D.C.'s Veteran Ad
ministration Office as the first veteran to have earned
three degrees (bachelor's, master's and doctorate
degrees) under the Veteran Rehabilitation bill after
returning to school with a service connected disability.
He served as a combat soilder in Italy during World
War II for the United States Army. "We congratulate
Attorney George for his service." Attorney George is a
member of the Evans Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion
Ms. Paula Raynor participated in a Christmas Pro
gram and she was named "Miss Zimbie."
Mrs. Helen Hill, new Worthy Matron of Adah
Chapter No. 31, Order of the Easten Star, was honored
recently at a banquet at the NCO Club at Fort Bragg.
Guest speaker was Mrs. Davetter Shepard and special
solos were performed by Ms. Janice Bennetf-. and
Frederick Hill. Tributes and presentations were given by
the Household of Ruth No. 6738, United Gfoder of
Tenrs, Electra Chapter No. 627; Eureka Lodge No. 3,
Silver Square Lodge, Savannah No. 403, Friendship
Baptist Church and Calena Williams.
Mrs. Lillie Jones and children Chonita, Victor and
Bryan were greeters at the regular morning worship ser
vice at the main Post Chapel on Sunday.
"A Great Day In Bethlehem" was enjoyed Wednes
day evening at St. Patrick's School.
Rho Beta Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor
Society was reactivated at Fayetteville State University
in ceremonies on Saturday evening. Dr. Louis Sutton,
from Elizabeth City State University, conducted the in
duction ceremony in the Rudolph Jones Student Center
Mrs. Sarah Washington accepted a portrait of the late
Elmer P. McMillan recently from his widow Mrs.
Margaret McMillan. McMillan was principal for 23'
years and served with the Cumberland County School
System for 42 years.
Ms. Patti Smith and family spent the weekend .in
A "Christmas Concert" was enjoyed at First Baptist
Church on Moore Street Sunday evening.
A "Christmas Program" sponsored by E.E. Smith
High School was enjoyed in the auditorium at the
schools on Sunday. Charlie Thigpen, a retired teacher
of the school, was presented an award lor his services.
"We congratulate Mr. Thigpen."
Hr'ppy Birthday to all of you who had a birthday this
week and especially to Richard, Paula and Sarah, also
Henderson Towers on South Duke Street. All of the
garden clubs of Durham participated.
The theme was "Swinging into the Christmas
Season". A big, fat, jolly Old Santa, brought fan and
Beautiful arrangements, many with winning ribbons,
were in abundance. Judges were Mrs. Virginia Ross,
who has worked with the club for several years; Mrs.
Marie Crues and Mrs. Dorothy Jackson. Each of them
received a lovely poinsettia. Mrs. Ross was also
presented a plaque for dedicated and Untiring services
H & J Atwater Family Club Meets
The H & A Atwater Family Club held its November
meeting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stevons,
2809 Owens Street. Rev. Bernice White, president,
presided over the business session. Reports were heard
from committees and adopted, a special committee
report was tabled for the next meeting, a prayer was
given by the Rev. Edward Thompson for sick and shut
Following the meeting, a social hour included a delec
table Thanksgiving dinner served buffet style amidst a
setting of beautiful fall flowers. Members participating
were: Mmes. Bernice White, Stella Alston, Magnora
Farrar, Ethell Perry, Lena Hill, Ruby Devine, Faydene
. natcn, Kuoy Mason and Luzania Thompson; Misses
Ponice Brown, Crystal Mason and Jamila Stevons;
Messrs. Edward Thompson, Wilbert Mason, Sr., Ray
mond Brown, Patrick Hatch, Wilbert Mason, II and
. Marice Brown.
The next meeting will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Satterwhite Cates in Chatham County.
Volkamenia Literary Club
The December meeting of th'e Volkamenia Literary
Club was held at Henderson Towers, with Mrs. Clydie
Scarborough as hostess.
Mrs. Virginia Alston, president, opened the meeting
by reading an appropriate selection entitled,
Mrs. Minerva Evans, in charge of program, gave an
interesting and informative talk on "Christmas, The
Over the centuries, different countries have found
different ways to celebrate and enjoy this most joyous
occasion, the Birth of Christ:
The date, December 25, was established by the
Romans during the first century A.D., as the official
time for the observance of the Birth of Christ, using the
17th to 24th in preparation. However, many Eastern
churches, the Greek Orthodox Church, still follow
The first Christmas celebrations were solemn and ho
ly, with no gay carols or decorations. Church leaders
made the four-week period before Christmas a sacred
season. This was a time to pray and prepare for the
coming of the Holy Festival. This period is known as
"Advent" meaning "the coming." January 6, is called
Epiphany, which honors the visit of the wise men to the
Christ child in the manger or Christmas Creche.
., DECEMBER 20, 1980 THE CAROLINA TIMES -9
People feasted and danced d held festival during
this season, but St. Francis of Assist fell thai the poor
people did not really understand Ihc importance of the
Christmas Story. So, he invited a group to go to Greccia
in 1223, to a cave where he had set up a manger filled
with hay, live oxen and a donkey. St. Francis led the
people in singing carols.
Many countries have observances that are different
from ours. Mrs. Evans included Yugoslavia, Palestine.
Syria, Ireland, Rumania, Finland and France.
Bull City Elks
Bull City Elk Lodge No. 317 and Salome Temple No.
704 will meet jointly Sunday, December 21.
The Christmas party is scheduled for Friday
December 19, 2311 South Alston Avenue.
Salome Temple No. 704 will meet Monday, December
22, 8 p.m.
December Elkdom Birthday people: Dt. Alice Wood.
Dec. 3; Dt. Ann McCoy, Dec. 16; Bro. John Dunn
Among the principal musical instruments developed in
Africa were the xylophone, drum, guitar, zither harp
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