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Durham Social Notes of Interest
IK Mrs. Symiorr Dayr
John William Holman has fulfilled all re
quirements for the Ph.D. degree at The University
of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg in creative
writing. . -- -
He is a graduate of Merrick-Moore High School
t and received a bachelor's degree in English from
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He received a master's degree from North Carolina
Central University. :
Holman is married to the former Miss Carmen
Conner of Atlanta and is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Bennie Holman, Sr., of 4404 Den field Street.
Reverend ' James Lilly became the pastor of
l.akeview Baptist Church onOearborn Drive, effec
tive Sunday July II.
Congratulations and best wishes to newlyweds
Mr. and Mrs. James McPherson, Mr. and Mrs.
Leroy Williams, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Daye.
Ms. niynii Holman has returned to Richmond,
California after spending a month visiting her
fathei, Bonnie Holman, Jr., and her grandparents.
While in the area, she visited her maternal grand
father the Reverend Leon Riddick in Charlotte.
I ollowinii a week of large nightly attendance,
ivival climaxed at the New Red Mountain Baptist
( huuh, Roimeniont on Friday evening, July 16.
I'.nn. ipaiiuc ministers (choirs and congregations)
w i. : Ue. McCoy Bullock of Orange Grove; Rev.
.1.1). Coble of New Harris Grove, Rev. Legeon,
C Vdai Grove, pastor Siloam Baptist Church; Rev.
Metehcr, Caines Chapel; Rev. O.L. Sherrill of
Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
Please pray for sick and shut-in. Give them a call:
Mesdames Pearl Foskey, Georgeanna Ray, Annie
Myers, Mildred Neal, Estelle Nixon, Hattie Parrish,
Versie Harris, Creola Campbell, Anna Jones, Nan
nie Tocran, Berma Dunnegan, Janie Parker, Annie
Lipscomb Wade, C. Holman, Elveta James,
Thelma Bass, Alyce Roberts, Maggie Tilley, Annie
Roberts, Mildred Jones, Moriah Judd, Magnolia
Messers. W.A. Harris, Ervin Lyons, Bonnie Lee
Allen, Graham Parker, Jural Johnson, Larry Tur
rentine, Michael Lunsford, Rev. Edward Parker,
Frank Williams, Dorsay Beard, Joseph Wade,
Broadie Daye, Earnest Mangum, Sr.
Happy birthday anniversary to Miss La Wanda
Lawson, Mrs. Eula Streeter, Daryl Jones, Miss
Gale Jones, James Mack.
Mr. and Mrs. Linwodd Turrentine and children
have returned to their home in Maryland after spen
ding the weekend with his mother, Mrs. Jessie Tur
rentine. They attended the dedication service of the
new Red Mountain Baptist Church on Sunday.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the families of
Leon Richardson, John Alston, Mrs. Pauline An
drews, Samuel Rogers, Sr.
Barbee Family Reunion Held
The decendants of the Abe and Adline Barbee
family held their third reunion at the Sheraton
Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland on July 3-4.
The host city was Washington, D.C., and Mrs.
Olivia B. White served as chairman of the commit
tee. " " ':
Durham family members who attended the affair
were Mr. and Mrs. Archie Thompson, Mr. and
Mrs. Coy Mclntyre, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Barbee
and Rev. and Mrs, Joseph Allen and family.
Other relative attended from Fairfield and On
tario, California, Fort Worth, Texas, Philadelphia,
Pa., New York City. Springfield, Mass., Paterson
and Jersey City, N.J., Florence, S.C., Detroit,
Michigan, District Height, Md., Chicago, 111.,
Hampton and Gloucester,- Va., Charlotte and
Greensboro, N.C., and Toronto, Canada.
On Saturday, July 3'at 8 p.m. A banquet was
held in the Maryland Room of the hotel. Im
mediately following the banquet, family pictures
were made: A disco followed with music by Me!
Mel of Happy Faces, Inc.
On Sunday, July 4, the family gathered for a pic
nic at the Greenbelt Park. That evening, a pool par
ty was held at the hhotel pool.
Tentative plans are now underway for the next
reunion which will be held in Chicago, 111., with
Mrs. Ernestine Tillis serving as chairman.
DUU First Aid Department Meets
The First Aid Department of the Durham Ushers
Union met recently at Community Baptist Church.
Devotions were led by Mrs. Hastie Price and the
"meeting was conducted by Mrs. Willier McKeithan.
Reports were received from all committees.
The next meeting will be held at Mount Calvary
United Church of Christ, 1715 Athens Avenue at 7
p.m., on July 27. All members are urged to attend.
-.jpfogs famny Reunion ,
The Fikes family reunion will be held on Sunday,
-August 1, 2-6 p.m.i at the W.D. Hill Recreation
Center on Fayetteville Street.
Friends are invited and all family members are
asked to bring a basket.
Silver Tea Sponsored By
Recently, a Silver Tea was held at Zafa Temple
sponsored by University Assembly No. 218 Order
of the Golden Circle. This program featured Tots to
Teens in talent and fashion. The fashions included
swim sports, casual and "Sunday go-to-meeting
wear". The talents consisted of a disco dance,
modern dancing, singing, tap and ballet dancing,
poem recitations and a piano selection. All - par
ticipants on program received a trophy and an ap
The committee for this gala affair: Loyal Lady
Ruler Martha C. Devone, Associate Loyal Lady
Ruler Oriel Dillard, Past Loyal Lady Ruler Pattie
Brown, Loyal Lady Assistant secretary Minerva i .
Fields, and Loyal Lady Ruth Singleton. Loyal Lady
Guide, Gladys Johnson, chairman of the Social
Committee and Loyal Lady Alice Johnson Davis,
co-chairman, worked diligently and did a fine job
with the refreshments. ,
Parents and friends were present. A reception
followed the ceremony.
New Orleans Site Of
Tau Gamma Delta Boule
Chapters of Tau Gamma: Delta Sorority
throughout the country will send delegates and
representatives to the 37th annual Boule to be held
at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency, August 1-7. The
theme,; for this year's convention is, "Greater ,
Responsibility for Service and Development."
- Members arriving early will attend worship ser
vice on Sunday morning, August L On Monday
there will be a press conference, and an "Early
Bird" welcome party. In addition to the daily,
business sessions, pther activities planned fr the
1 week include a tour of the city, a cruise down the .
Mississippi, a public meeting, an awards banquet
and a formal dance. . : ; v r , (
, At the public meeting on Wednesday evening, na
tional scholarships will be awarded to several deser
ving students, and monetary contributions made to
the recipients of the sorority's National Service Pro
jects. ; Lambda Chapter currently has three members
serving as national officers. They are: Mmes. Ora
L. Bryant, first,, anti-basileus; Omega Parker,
member of the Supreme Directorate; and Violet P.
Rogers, national editor-in-chief.
Twenty-two members plan to attend the conven
tion. In addition, ' several husbands, children and
friends will be on board.
Visit With Aunt
Mr. and Mrs. Covington Of Norfolk, Virginia
spent the weekend visiting with his aunt, Mrs.
, Florence Daniels, in Durham.
In the late 1800s, Elijah McCoy patented 50 different
inventions relating principally to machine lubricators.
U.S. CHOICE BEEF
By Mrs. T.H. Kinney
Clarkston Thomas has recently been elected
Commander of Melvin Elliott Post 202 of the
American Legion. Other officers installed are:
William Staton, 1st Vice Commander; William P.
Mitchell, 2nd Vice Commander; Roosevelt Tims,
3rd Vice Commander; James D. McRae, Chaplain;
Clyde Brown,7 Adjutant; Johnnie Bullock, Finance
Officer; Earnest Ray, Sgt. -At-Arms; Samuel Little,
Historian; Lero$ SV Anderson,! Service ; Officer: w
The outgoing 'Commander Johnnie Lf Btrlldck
was elected Commander of 8th District of the
American Legion and William P. Mitchell, was re
elected as Department Sgt. -At-Arms of the
American Legion, Department of North Carolina
at the convention held here in Fayetteville.
Mrs. Annie Powell, reigning queen of the North
Carolina State Beauticians , and , Cosmetologists
Association, will compete for the national, title in
Philadelphia, Pa. on August 7. Mrs. Powell, is a
member of the Fayetteville Beauticians' Club, :.
Chapter 32 and owner of Mini Boutique Beauty ;v
Shop on Bunce Road. She was crowned queen for '
the association at the state convention in Wtoston
Salcm on May 23. Proceeds from the association's
projects arc used for educational funds. Vv
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Mr. and ivirs. Romas I.-. Hales of Fayetteville an
nounce the engagement of their daughter. Theresa
Roylcnc. to Alfred Leroy Grandy. Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Grandy of Williamston.
The wedding is planned for August 21 at First
The bride-elect is a. graduate of North Carolina
State University. She is employed by Eckerds Ap
parel. The prospective bridegroom is a student at
North Carolina State University. ,
Joseph Hamilton of Fayetteville was honored for
his 102nd birthday anniversary recently at Mattock ;
Memorial AME Zion Church. Hostess for the occa
sion was Mrs. Hael Jones. Hamilton was bom in
Georgetown, S.C., on July 10, 1880, and has lived
in I ayeltcville since 1920. A hotel owner in the
1920V.'. he worked for many years as a self
employed contractor in the community. He is a
member of Mattock Memorial AME Zion Church.''
and has been married to Mrs, Margaret Hamilton
for almost 28 vears. ' -
A eroup of high school guidance counselors
. visited the command July 8 from Lansing, Mich.
recruiting area. They, were given a slide show and
briefing on the museum. Thegroup spent three days
visiting major units and training on post .
Christopher M. Veazie, 1707 Patterson Circle, a
recent graduate of E.E. Smith High School,, has
tbeeniappointed tothe U.S. Ait Force Academy in
Colorado Springs. ... ;v . ; , ...
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Irving Veazie, 1707 Patterson Circle, director of
the Rudolph Jones Student Center at Fayetteville
State University; has received his doctorate in
educational administration from Southeastern
University in New Orleans.
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Michael Lunsford, 610 McLamb Drive, has been
named to the dean's list for the semester at St.
' Augustine's College in Raleigh.
'h jA water safety instructor class is being sponsored
V by the Fayetteville Recreation and Parks Depart
ment and the local chapter of the American Red
Cross. It will be held in Seabrook Pool beginning
Monday and running through August 6 at 7-9 p.m.
A fee will be charged. Call 867-8151.
" Charles" I: Brown, professor of education af
' Fayetteville State University, has received a doctor
of humane letters honorary degree from Southern
University in New Orleans. , s
Jeffrey Getz, 6309 E. Hampton Court, has
received a second-place award in an energy contest
sponsored by Carolina Power and Light Company.
The funeral for Joel "Jody" Moore, 28, of 231 J
Nickey Ave., was held Friday afternoon at Paye
Funeral Home. Sympathy is extended to his father,
four brothers and his two sisters.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the Charlie
Henry Hodges family of Warsaw in the death of his
!. wife Mrs. Grace Faison Hodges. She is survived by
Charles Junior1 Hodges, Thomas -C Hodges anil
Mrs. Addie Pearl Hodges Price, all of Warsaw.
Mrs. Hodges was funeralied on Sunday.
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OK1ENTATION HELD AT ST. AUG.'S ' dians were also in attendance for the session; and
Freshmen and new Undents attending the second the College held special activities for them which in
freshmen orientation session pre-registered for .eluded campus and city tours, financial aid counsel
classes during their second visit to Saint Augustine's Ing, meet the administrator's session, a seminar on
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