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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, November 16, 1974, Image 1

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?\ Vol 11 WINSTON-SA - ? ... , , ^ TV" ~ ** ' ? ?. ? n*<aM ^ ? mt ? -r- -' City's , r~ .: " '" T7 - -li i' ^ - Musa Kamara, Mrs. Rachel P. B? Kamara, pose after African-Styl Flim-Flam Every year about this time^soniebody gets flim-flammed. That is larceny by trick, It has happened again and it looks m like there will be no end to it. A - nttuiuiiig iu puucc repons, Adam H. Walker of 952 Cotton Street reported that a man came to his house Nov. 1 and told him he had a goal deal on some coal. The man, apparently feeling warm-hearted, offered to let Walker in on his good fortune. Miss Alumn At Corona B Mt - w < BBHi w wm ! Verdenc P. Pettlford 1 Patri All MCI rVIIMb I LEM, NORTH CAROLINA gfflggj ..ahba??mwriw> ii??wiimi ihifi 11 ? s Crim t m i w\ ft i!. Photo by t. Nottingham latty, Duane Jackson and Mrs. e wedding ceremony. Artist Sells Walker told the cool talking coal man that he would Jake two tons of the coal and agreed to pay the man $72. This was only the down payment. The rest was supposed to be paid upon receipt of the shipment on Nov. 5. The report indicated that the man told Walker he worked for Southern Oil and Coal Company which was the reason he had gotten such a i Crowned tion Ball by Lewis Tucker and Mike iWright The Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Alumni Association seems not to be getting older but better. In furs and shawls and formal wear they came in cars, on busses, and by planes. They stayed in homes, at the Hilton and the Holiday Inn, at the downtowner and the greatly esteemed Hyatt House. There was an air of renewed friendships as alumni, (husbands amLsyives) singles and couples made their way to the See ALUMNI Page 2 onize Equj f -4 roN-s 20 cents * e On T Couple Exch In African i " by Mike Wright Winston-Salem was the ^vviiL ui a ucaumui auuicmii' African ceremony Saturday Nov. 9 at St. Phillips Moravian Church as Mrs. Rachel P. Beatty of Winston-Salem and Mrs. Duane Jackson of Chicago 111. pledged their sacred vows. The ceremony was performed by Musa Kamara and explained by his wife, Sia. African weddings are quite different from those of America. There is much interaction and verbal exchanges of good-will. Ernest Dover, who served as intermediary, spoke of the good character of the i Two Tons good deal on (he coal. Upon seeing the man's drivers license which showed an address given by the man. Walker wrote him a check for $72. The man told Walker that he would deliver the goods on Nov. 5. A receipt was given to YMCA I Hundreds of folk lined the streets last Saturdav in down-town Winston-Salem to witness the annual Winston- r Salem State University Homecoming Parade. However with all of the beautiful queens and high stepping majorettes, perhaps the <4thieves"of the parade were the members of Moe Lucas' Patterson Avenue YMCA Drill Team, There is no doubt but ?hat they "stole" the show. *v. The youngsters displayed a" precision of drill that seems incredible for boys of their ages. They dipped and bowed and stomped their feet with a rhythm much like that of professional dancers. Between Moe Lucas' drill team, local high sch^bl bands, the famous WSSLK marchinc Rams, local organizations and See YOUNGSTERS Page 2 * eiI Opportui ALEM - tA. ?'i i r ~ ?t? - " V ^ ' ;? ; -? ?- y -' Lhe Inc lange Vows ?? Ceremony husband-to-be. He spoke of reasons why Jackson wished to marry RachetT He ended by presenting gifts to ? Rachel's r. ;i_. lanmy. The presents consisted of kola nuts, salt, honey, pepper, water, rice anti'Hffiear.-'They were symbolic of Duane's love for Rachel and his appreciation for the sacrificea^tnade by her parents in rearing her into a lovely Black lady. James Patterson, brother of Rachel, responded to the intermediary. He spoke on behalf of Rachel's family as he questioned the integrity of Duane. Duane's mother, Mrs. See VOWS Page 2 ?Of Coal Walker and he simply wailed for (he appointed day of delivery. Walker stated that he did not receive the . scheduled shipment and called Southern Oil and Coal Company to See FLIM-FLAM Page 7 )rill Team St< . % 4 ' ' * ' % T * i\ < i I . . i _ Patterson A venae YMCA Drill' Homecoming Parade. Many feel show. aity Adverl " ? I E * r>?-^ * > ^ rease ^ *?v^-.,? The Winsjton-Salem Police Department, in its September 1974 Monthly Summary, showed an increase in major crimes in the city from July through September. There were 1,110 actual offenses during the month of September as compared with 1 01 R for A nonet *%9%A OA*7 fA?? - . W . w ?w? d wim 7V f IVI July. The biggest increase was in the -catagory of burglary V (breaking and enterifig). The report revealed that there were -71- more break-ins in September than in July. ?--? There were also 71 more thefts in September than in July. Assault was down by 10, but murder and robbery were up by two. There were just as many rapes in September as in July, but the number of attempts were down by seven. Victims of Winston-Salem's criminals lost more than a quarter of a million dollars during that period. Most of the losses were the result of 11AA _ _ J ? ioiv^ii^ ui jiuu ana over. Motor vehicle theft netted almost $80,000 while burglaries brought crooks more than $71,000. Even though crime is on the rise, the Police Department's percentage of clearance of See INCREASE Pase 2 sals Show T i 1 v . ..* V V ! |f (II I m i "1 irtiiiii team "cut-up11 daring WSSU I the yoang group ''stole11 the Users |

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