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t" THE CARCLIJU TIKES ST., FEBRUARY JT.ISSl'
, ' ByMrs. f.H.jaimey .
Kappa Alpha Psi rruternuy
Observes 71st Founders' Day
Many attended a reception for Mrs.' Rosa L."
Parks of Detroit, known as the "Mother of the
"Civil Rights Movement in America" on Saturday
evening at Lewis Chapel Missionary Baptist
Church. , ; , - w:- , v v-
. On Sunday at the 1 1 a.iri. service, Mrs. Parks was ;
the guest speaker. The massive resistance movement
by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
began after Mrs. Parks was arrested for refusing to 1
move to the rear section of a bus on December 5,
; 1953 in Montgomery,' Alabama. At that time, Mrs.
Parks was youth director -for the Montgomery
branch of the NAACP. She has continued her work
with the civil rights movement and received many
honors as a result,' including four honorary doc-
torates and the Spingarn Medal, presented annually
by the NAACP for outstanding achievement in the
civil rights movement. ' '
A national committee for Mrs. Rosa L. Parks
was formed in 1978 to build museum to house her
papers and memorabilia on a donated site in
downtowd Detroit. An arts center in Detroit has"'
been named in her honor.
. The Rev. Mr. Whitfield of JPiney Grove Free Will
Baptist Church spoke at Deacons' Day at, Elliott
Chapel Free Wijl Baptist Church Sunday afters
noon. Music was presented by the Twilight Gospel
Singers, Linden Community Male Chorus, Davis
Family, Dunn Chapel M4e Choiw and Piney
Grove Male Chorus. i '
A musical program was presented Sunday after
noon at Second Baptist Church by the Junior
, Laymen's League. Participating groups included
the Reid Ross Choir, Rock Spring Choir and the
McDonald Sisters. :
Happy Birthday Anniversary Donnie, Terry, and
Jason. Also Mrs. Judy Sessoms.
The Reid Ross Drama Club's production of
"Barefoot in the Park" was enjoyed during the past
Several participants enjoyed an evening with
fashions Sunday evening as a project. On Saturday,
the Youth Club had a bake sale at the center. The
' group wishes to travel this spring or summer to the
The Chavises celebrated their thirteenth anniver
sary on Saturday.
Ms. Eloise , Haggard, public worker for ihe
Cumberland County Coordinating Council on
' Older Adults, is looking for ideas. She is starting a
fund-raising project so as to have a big celebration
in May. They have classes on nutrition, sewing, in
come tax, economics, skin care, and aging; bingo
games, pool tournaments, band practice, group,
discussions, and birthday parties. . ' ,
The Center serves nutritious meals every weeH
day. She says that the Center is really a hotbed for ,
volunteerism. Retired groups or organizations use i
the center for their activities and meetings. We ap
plaud such help for the Senior Citizens.
Families are traveling to Norfolk for the tourna-'
The Fayetteville Technical Institute and the :
Chaminade Music Club presented the 82nd Air-
borne All-American Jazz Ensemble in a free concert !
; ; oa Wednesday evening in the gym at FTI . The band '
includes 23 talented musicians,
Mrs. Callie Graham announces the engagement
of her daughter, Barbara Joyce, to Kennedy Leon
. Stocks, Jr.; son of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin W.
Stocks of Fayetteville. The wedding is planned for
June 12 at Willis Creek Church.
The bride-elect is a senior at Cape Fear Senior
High School. The prospective "bridegroom is a
graduate of Cape Fear Senior High School and is
employed by Blown-Rite.
At a public meeting held 6n February 7 at Mount
; Gilead ; Baptist ; Church, the . Durham Alumni
Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity observed '
.Founders' Day, commemorating the seventy-first
anniversary of the founding of the Fraternity and
the sixty-first anniversary of the founding of the
Durham Alumni Chapter.
Wendell O. Haynes, Durham businessman and
member of the Durham Alumni Chapter, was the
Raymond McAllister received the Kappaman
Achievement Award for outstanding service to the
Fraternity. A veteran postal worker and a graduate
of West Virginia State College, McAllister has been
the fraternity's Keeper of the Exchequer for ten
Chester Jenkins, a Durham City Councilman,
received the Community. Service Award for
meritorious community service.
About The Law
Check sale prices which can lead to saving.
Collections that you treasure can be displayed
on an interesting background.
The Student government association at Shaw
University Educational Center here will sponsor a
Fry Fry at V-Point Superette on Murchison Road,
.March 6, beginning at 9:30 a.m. to raise funds for
Durham Social Notes Of Interest
By Mrs. Sy miner Daye,
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. James Blue on at 3 p.m.
their 23rd wedding anniversary; to Mr. and Mrs. represented.
Marvin Parker on their 29th wedding anniversary;
and to Mr. and Mrs. Bob Harrison On their 4th
Congratulations and best wishes to newlyweds
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pwight Fuller, Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Wayne Gunn, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy
Wilson. . ,
Happy birthday anniversary to Mrs. Esther Ed-
V V V V P .i
All churches are expected to
. Mrs. Willie Sneed is president.
Please pray , for the sick and. shut-in. Do
something to make them feel good:
Mesdames Creola Campbell, Pearl Foskey, Con
stance Thomas, Hattie Parrish, Estelle Nixon, Ella
Mangum, Annie Lipscomb Wade, Lula Walker,
Gertie Yancey,, C. Holman, Lillian Dunnegan,
Alice Roberts, Annie Roberts, Mattie Gaither
: wright, Lucious Bullock, Fannje RaineVt Nannie
T9art,Armie Myers, QecrgJahria Rayr kv
The Durham County Missionary Union will be
held at Peace Baptist Church Sunday, February 28'
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Servicing you Mon. thru Sat.
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Qff Chapel Hill St. Behind Washington-Duke Motor Inm
W.A. Harris.' Jural Johnson.' Judge Harris, Ervln
Lyons, Archie Hawley, Joseph Wade, Broadie
Daye, John Davis-, Rev. Cooper, Jack Partin, Edd
Harris, Robert Latta.
Sincere Sympathy is extended to the families of
Jasper Stroud, High Williams, Jermick Breeze,
Sam Bass and Hubert McManham.
Correction: Rev. 0.1. Sherrill is pastor of Mount
Calvary Baptist Church, Bahama, not Calvary Bap
tist Church as reported last week.
Mrs. Watts Speaks At
By North State
With so many women
returning to the
rworkforce these days,
it's important for them
to know their rights
under the Equal Pay
Act. Too often, women
employees who don't
know their legal rights
are taken advantage of.
The following situa
tion illustrates a viola
tion of the Equal Pay
Act. You are working in
a department store as a .
.sales clerk. In the spring
and summer, the store
opens a garden center
outdoors, where only the
male sales clerks are
assigned to work. Since
they are working out
side, the male sales clerks
in the garden center get
This situation violates
the law because one of
the provisions for equal
pay is SIMILAR CON
DITIONS. Usually if
jobs have equal skill, ef
fort and responsibility,
they will be done under
similar conditions. Slight
differences, such as jobs
in different departments,
do ' not mean that
workers should get dif
The Equal Pay Act
was passed to guarantee
that women receive equal.
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WENDELL O. HAYNES
Kappa Founders ' Day Speaker
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On Friday, February
19, Mrs. CM: Watts
talked to Burton School
students about her
grandfathers. Dr. A.M.
Moore and John Mer
rick, and their contribu
tions to Durham's black
Mrs. Watts told her
audience that Dr. Moore
was Durham's first black
doctor who helped to
establish the Durham
Drug Company in 1895,
the N.C. . Mutual. In
surance Company in
1899, the Lincoln
Hospital and the first
library for blacks. She
also told the students
that Merrick owned
several barber shops and
helped to establish the
N.C. Mutual Insurance
and Farmers Bank and
A county elementary
school is named for Mer
rick and Dr. Moore. The
USS John Merrick was
the first . ship named in
honor of a black person.
Both grandfathers were
good friends and both
died before reaching six
ty years of age.
Mrs. Watts displayed
photographs, books and
other materials of Dr.
Moore and Merrick: Her
speech was followed by a
question and answer
edUil workIf VdU wdfk -
in a private business that
employs fifteen or more
workers, you are covered
by this act. It also covers
public school, local,
state and federal
Equal work means
jobs with equal skill,
equal effort and done
under similar conditions.
-The Equal Pay Act does
allow different pay scales
based on a seniority
system, a merit system or
a production system.
Regardless of which
system is used, it must be
the same for women and
Equal skill is the ex
education and ability it
takes to do a certain job.
Equal responsibility is
how much the employer
depends on the worker to
do the jod as expeciea.
Some employers try to
hide equal responsibility
by calling women
when their respon
sibilities are the same as
Equal effort is the
amount of physical and
C'N: Parrish presents Community
i " '
Carl Paschall presents Kappaman Achievement
Award to Raymond McAllister.
mental work a job re
quires. For example: A
male checker in a super
market spends part of his
time stocking shelves,
helping unload trucks
and sweeping floors. . A
female checker spends
part of her time putting
items on shelves and
cleaning her work area.
Both checkers are using
the same amount of ef
fort though they
sometimes do different
tasks. They should get
If your wok and the
work done by a man in
your workplace match
(Continued on Page 16)
You work & you play
on hot summer days
To quench your
Coke is the way
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