RALEIGH. N. C.. SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1954
J. W. JONES BIBLE CLASB
Th« J. W. Jones Bible Class of
Fayetteville Street Baptist Church
met at the home of Mr. and Mr*.
L. Hilliard, 1401 Beauty Avenue, on
Sunday, April 12. The devotion was
led by Miss Mae Pretty, the chap
lain. and Mr* Mary McCoy, the
After the business session the
hostess. Mrs. Annie Hilliard and
Miss Camella Hilliard, served a
delicious repast. Then the class
adjourned to meet again on Sun
day, May 10.
SUNSHINE CIRCLE CLUB IN
Mrs. Annie Masscnburg was host
ess for the Sunshine Circle Club of
St. Paul AME Church. April 12.
Misses Lillie Birdsall, Halite Mel
vin, and Mrs. Georgia Wall led the
Other members present were
Meadames Mary Littlejohn, the
president; Mildred Mullen; Adella
Brown: M. McMlller and Miss Min
nie Brook*. Each on* enjoyed
a two course menu before bis de
parture The next meeting will be
held May 2.
METRONA CLUB HOLDS TWO
The Matrons Club met on Thurs
day, April 2, with Mrs. B. H.
Jilas presiding. Refreshments were
A eaO meeting waa held an
ftanday, April 5. at the heme
of Mrs. It Chalmers Members
wars entertained with a lec
ture by the club president.
The first planned event will
he a weight rally t* ha held at
the home es Mrs R B. Jones
on Sunday. April M.
Mrs Viola Leak will serve as
hostess to tha club on Thursday,
Tha motto of the Matrons Club
ia: “When better clubs are form ad.
Matrons will form them."
BOOK OUILD m SESSION
The Book Otuld held tt regular
monthly meeting recently with
Mies Oarrie L. Harrison in the
beautifully decorated Meeerre Hall
parlor. Shaw University. Mrs
Irene L. MAngrrum. president, pre
sided. Mies Aborts, Hunt led a
beautiful and lneplratlonal devo
tion, which she ended, leaving us
% timely prayer;
"Give us. Lord a change to be.
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others, till all men learn to live as
After the business session. Mrs.
Mangrum presented Mrs. Louise
Latimer, program chairman, who
led the group diacuslon of today's
current issues. Topics discussed by
Book Oulld members were the
Panamanian crisis, led by Mrs.
Mangrum. the president: the Civil
Rights Bill, Civil Rights and the
National Baptist Convention; the
Church and Civil Rights; the Pov
erty Bill; National and Political
Affairs; Delinquency (Teaeher-
Puptl School Problems); The Fu
ture of Mrs. John F. Kennedy,
The discussions were Interesting
and challenging and the exchang
ing of Ideas proved to be thought
provoking and rewarding. Miss
Harrison, the hostess invited us to
the beautifully decorated table on
which she used the Easter motif,
and served us a delicious repaas
consisting of all* kinds of dainty
delicacies. The evening was most
enjoyable and fruitful.
During National Book Week
numbers of the Book Oulld pre
sented Book Rests to the Saint
Augustine's College Communica
tions and Study Skills Center, and
to the Shew University Library,
the book entitled. "Profiles In
Courage.” the Memorial Edition,
by John F. Kennedy.
Members present were*
Mimes Carrie L. Harrison. Al
berta Hunt, and Beatrice R.
Martin, and Meadames Irena
L Mangrum. Emma P. Boyer.
Lenlse Latimer and Maude
CHAIRMAN VISITS COUNCIL
The Raleigh Chapter of the Na
tional Council of Negro Women
held Its regular monthly meeting
at the YWCA Sunday afternoon
with Dr. Ellen AMon, president.
In charge. Attar a brief devotion,
Mrs Claudlna Bums the regional
associate for membership service,
was presented to Ui* group. She
stated that her purpose here was
First, to ten us more about “Op
eration Grass Root” Is the National
Council's plan for raising money to
erect the Memorial to Mary Mc-
Leod Bethune. Tha plan is design
ed to reach women and men whe
want to help In erecting the tint
statue to e Negro woman in Amer
Next she spoke on membership
What is Doing Around Town!
“Loving Father, we thank Thee
for difficult problem* which daily
confront us. May we use them to
strengthen faith rendering to Thee
ail glory for Thy divine help for
Thou art our defense and shield.
Teach us today that in Thy hands
of love and peace will be ours in
the name of Jesus our Lord and
Master we pray.”
LINCOLN PARK HOLINESS—Sun
day School began at 10 o'clock with
the superintendent, Mr. Arthur Wil
liams In charge.
Morning worship followed Im
mediately with the pastor, the Rev.
Eli Ratcliff, conducting the ser
vice. The message for the day waa
brought by the guest minister, the
Rev. Mrs. Mary Cotton. She spoke
Music was rendered by the Junior
from tha subject, “Deliverance",
choir, accompanied by young Bro
ther William Ratcliff, under the di
rection of Mrs. Fannie Washington.
MORNING STAR BAPTIST—
Churrtt School was opened st 11
o’clock with the superintendent In
charge. The lesson discussed was,
“Man's Plact in God's Universe.”
Morning service was opened by
tinging “Yield Not To Temptation."
followed by the reading of the
scripture from the Book of Psalm
13. After announcements were, made
and missionary offering was taken,
the pastor, the Rev. S. R. Spencer
brought e wonderful message to the
congregation. He chose his text
from Psalm, 27. His subject was.
"The Beauty of God’s House."
At 2:30. a memorial service was
ed held for Mrs. o-m
held for Mrs. Beil, which was spon
sored by the Community Prayer
Bend. Rev. Spencer preached the
memorial service. HU subject was.
“Good News From Heaven”. His
text was taken from Revelations,
BTU was held at T o’clock, with
the superintendent in charge of the
reviewing of the lesson. Mrs Jeaie
Delostch U church reporter.
ST. ANNAH FREEWILL BAP
TIST—-Sunday School opened at 10
a.m. with the supt„ Mr. William
Lyons, Sr., in charge. Morning wor
ship service u held every first and
third Sundays. The Rev. L. T. Ford
LILLY OF THE VALLEY FREE
WILL BAPTIST—Church School
opened at 10 a.m. with the supt.,
Mr. Mack Arthur In charge. After
and toe need for Increasing the
membership of our local councils.
A large membership will enable
each council to rale* its quota for
tha memorial The membership is
open to all women In the commu
A third and a very important rea
son for visiting the council, was to
urge the continued work in voter
registration, encouraga citizens not
only to register, but also to go to
tha polls and vote; to take advan
tage es their God-given right Visit
ing from the Wilson Council were
Mesdames Addle D. Butterfield,
Anna B Johnson, Bessie L. Satchel!
and Irene W. Staton. Mrs. Mildred
L. Chavis was welcomed as a new
THE ROT ALETTES MBIT
The Royalettae mat Sunday. April
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BY MRS MAY L. BROADIB
the cloee of the Church School the
congregation joined In song and
I prayer service. The pastor U the
Rev. Lester Rivers.
Pastorial Day U held every first
and third Sundays.
UNION BAPTIST Sunday
School opened at 10 a.m. with the
supt., Mr. Walter Price, in charge.
Morning worship began at 11
o’clock with the senior choir in
charge of the music, under the di
rection of Mrs. Nettle Harrington.
A very beautiful sermon was de
livered by the pastor, the Rev. E.
Mason. Everyone enjoyed the ser
WILLIAMS GROVE BAPTIST—
Church School opened st 9:30 with
the supt., Mr. Phillip Alston, in
charge. Morning worship began at
11 o'clock with the junior choir in
charge of music, under the direc
tion of Miss Jacqueline Mitchell.
Morning lesson and prayer were
given by the pastor, the Rev. J. H.
Bryant, who also delivered a great
sermon which was enjoyed by all
YOUNG'S MISSIONARY TEM
PLE CMS—Sunday School opened
at 9:30 a.m., with the supt., Mrs.
Dells R. Ford in charge. Morning
worship began at 11 o’clock with
the senior choir In charge es music,
under the direction of Miss Myrtle
A. Rhodes. Momlg lesson and pray
er were given by the guest minis
ter, the Rev. M. Thorpe, who also
brought the morning message. He
chose this text from the Book of
Romans. 3:12. His subject was, “A
i Leak In Tha Building, We’ve Got
WILSON TEMPLE METHO
DIST—Church School began with
the supt.. Miss Nanie Morgan In
charge. Morning worship service
began st 11 o'clock. It was Women's
Day and a large number turned out
for this special occasion. The junior
and senior choirs were In charge
of music, under the direction of
Mm. M. M. Kelly. The guest speak
er was Miss Merian Rick. She paint
ed a very beautiful picture as aha
used for her subject, “Tha Roll as
Women in a Troubled World". The
pastor, the Rev. O. W. Burwlek,
and congregation throughly enjoy
ed her message.
OBLRLIN BAPTIST Sunday
School opened at 9 30 a. m. with the
supt.. Mr. Walter Curtis In charge.
Morning worship began at 11:00
with the senior choir, under the
direction of Mrs. Elsie Hayes, and
organist Mrs. Lucille Campbell In
charge of music. A great sermon
was delivered by the pastor, the
12, at the home of Mrs. Eleanor
Flagg. Members were entertained
by Mrs. Flagg and Mrs. Goode.
After the business session of the
meeting, refreshments were served.
Members present were: lira. Su
san Haywood. Mrs. Naomi Morgan,
Mrs. Carrie Morgan, Mrs Paul Mor
gan, Mrs Margaret Peebles, Mrs.
Powell Peebles, Mr. Nelson Pee
bles, Mr. John Blount Mr. Field*
Mrs. Mildred Scarver, and Mn
I.ES GIRLS SOCIAL CLUB
BY MRS. ELIZABETH BARFIELD
I.es Girls Social Club held lta
monthly meeting Friday. April 10,
at the home of La Girl Elsie Cooley,
j SOI Calloway Drive.
The president La Girl Ann G.
I Fulford and vice president La Girl
Carolyn Johnson had active rolaa
throughout the business session.
At the end of the firs* session, the
hostess invited us to a delicious
club dinner which was arranged a
round a huge bouquet of fresh
After a few games of brtdgo,
shower gifts were opened, hooertng
January hostess La Girl Exum, Feb
ruary hostess La Girl Barfield.
March hastes* La Girl Cooley.
The following member* were
present Le* Girls Ann G. lAillord.
Carolyn Johnson. Ruby Green*. El
sie Cooley. Thelma Thomas Launa
Jones. Bertha Farri*. Ophelia Irv
ing and Elizabeth Barfield.
Members not presen' Lea Girts
Marguerite Fhnim. Lillian Alston
and Dorothy Thomas. New selected
membcis: Le* Girls Quennie L.
Weaver. Josephine R Johnson, and
Emma Jane Muse.
The next meeting will be held at
the home of La Girl Bertha IVrria.
939 Hadley Road. A cocktail hour
is planned for the new members
BUST BEE CLUB OF SMITH
The Busy Bee Club of Smith
Temple Church met April 7 at the
home of Mr. end Mrs Julius Young.
A devotion was held, afterwhich
the president declared the house
open for business
AHer the business had been dis
cussed. the host*** served a delic
Other members present were;
Mesdames Mary L Jackson. Basel
McNeil. Cornelia Moore. Mr. and
Mrs Samuel Osborne, and Mr. and
Mrs. George Campbell
GOOD COMPANIONS are more
to be desired than a bottomless
Rev. J. P Dempsey. Hie subject
waa, “Wasted Havest".
ST. MATTHEW AME—Church
School opened at 9:30 with the supt.
Mr. Robert Lasane, In charge Morn
ing worship began at 11 o’clock.
The member* friends, and visitors
of the church assembled together in
large numbers to observe the
church’s birthday with the com
bined junior and senior choirs and
the Gospel Chorus, under the di
rection of Mrs, Marta Riddick and
Mr. D. R. Leach, organist Miss An
nette Peterson and Mias Greggy
in charge of music.
The morning lesson was read by
the Rev. George Perry, and the
morning prayer was given by Bro
ther A. O. Carmlcheal The pastor,
the Rev. J. F. Epps, delivered a
wonderful sermon from the Book
of St John. 30:20.
FIRST BAPTIST—Sunday School
opened at 9:30 un. with the assis
tant superintendent, Mr. M. C. Hill
in charge due to the Illness of the
Morning worship began at 11
o'clock with the junior choir In
charge of music, under the dicec
tion of Mr. W. W. Hurdle; organist
Mrs. Ruby Greene. Morning lesson
and prayer were by the pastor, the
Rev. C. W. Ward, from the Book of
First Samuel 1:10. The pastor also
delivered the morning message to
tha congregation. His subject was,
“The Call of God".
Tha Rev. Ward, officers and mem
bers of the church Joined In pray
er for Deacon Taylor and all the
other sick people of the church and
RUSH METROPOLITAN AME
ZION —Church School began at 9:30
am. with the superintendents,
Messrs. Leslie Campbell end Jessie
Degraffenreidt la charge. The
Junior Church services were con
ducted by the pastor, the Rev. T.
H. Harris, who also preached a
soul stirring message. His text was
taken from St. Luka 14:17. His
theme was, “We Are Invited To
Come To Christ but There Are
Seme Who Will Not Accept The
At I pm. toe pastor, choir, ushers
and members of the church formed
a motorcade and went to Rham
kstte, where service was rendered
at to* Watts Chapel Church. Both
the junior and senior choirs ren
dered the music with Rev. Harris
delivering the message. He chose
his text from the following passage
of scripture. Acts to: 13. His theme
was, "Seeing Christ The Light”.
Mrs. Annie H. Thorpe is ehurcb re
SMITH TEMPLE—Sunday School
began at 10:00 with the supt, Mr.
E. B. Sanders, in charge At 11:00,
Rev. Ray mad* the call to worship
with tha chorus in charge of the
music, under the direction of Mao
dames Smith and Holder.
Scripture lesson was takan from
tha Book of Genesis, 1:1-8. Morn
ing prayer waa lad by the Rev.
Williams es IYyettevilie. The pea
tor, the Rev. Ray, brought an In
spiring message from the Book of
Genesis. 1:1. His subject was, “The
God That Will Stand Behind Uk"
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MR- MRS. F. D. WASHINGTON
Mrs. Lula E. Young and Mrs.
W. R. Brown of Salem, Va. spent
several days with their stater and
brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Fred
D. Washington, 8. Person Street
On their return they will stop
over In Greensboro, with their two
other staters, Mrs. Sudle E. By arm
and Mrs. Ella E. Lawrence.
MRS. MABLE DAVIS
Mrs Mable Davis of E. Hargett
Street who has been ill and shut
in for several months, is able to
be up and out again. We are happy
to hear the good news.
SYMPATHY EXTENDED TO
Fidelity Lodge 277 and Capitol
City Tqmple 310, Join In sympathy
with the many friends of Mr. and
Mrs. Virgil Hicks, Sr. in the death
of Mrs. Hicks’ brother-in-law. Mr.
John Chestnut of Newark, N. J.
Mis. Hicks’ sister, Mrs. Mable Hay
es Chestnut is a former resident
of Raleigh. We share with them our
heartfelt ayn , a thy
MR JOHN LYONS IMPROVING
Mr. John Lyons of Walnut Ter
race, who has been 111 for several
months, is improving satisfactorily.
His family and many friends are
glad to hear the good news. Hurry
and get well John. We all miss you
MRS. MARIE ROUSE BETTER
Mrs. Marie Rouse, who has been
ill for some time. Is on the mend
again. We surely are happy to hear
ENTERTAIN WEEKEND GUESTS
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hicks of
Quarry Street had as their house
guest* over the weekend, Mr. and
Mr*. Rayford Thompson, their
daughter, and son-in-law, Mr. E
manuel Hicks, and friend; Miss N.
Dowery and Christa; and Mrs.
Hicks’ brother, Mr. Henry Hayes,
all of Washington, D. C.
NAACP MEET CANCELLED
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“THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT"
"It is a blessed priviledge to go
to God in prayer; to tell Him of
each brave new dream and every
Remember as you talk to Him;
that you must listen, too.
The most important part of pray
er is what God says to you.”
HOME FOR FUNERAL
Mr. Jake Perry of Philadelphia,
not take place on Sunday, April
19, due to the Polio Clinic.
DR. FRANK WEAVER LAYMEN’S
Dr. Frank leaver, state super
visor of elementary education, will
be the Laymen's Day Speaker Ap
ril 19, at 11:00 a.m. at the First
Congregational Christian Church
Dr. Weaver has served as pastor
of several churches in this state
and principal of a school in Edge
combe County. He holds degrees
from Fayetteville State Teachers
College, and Pennsylvania State
The public is invited to attend
MRS. MEL VINA FERRELL IS
Mrs. Delois Modecai, her daugh
ter, Taunda, her son Peter and her
granddaughter. Dawn, were the
house guest of their aunt, Mrs. Mel
vina Ferrell. 4 Chatham Terrace,
and her Brother, Mr. Walter Fer
rell. of 512 Coleman Street.
HALF MISS DENTIST
WASHINGTON—About half the
children under 15 In the United
States have never been to a dentist,
a survey Indicates. But dental cavi
ties are schoolchildren’s most com
mon physical defect
1100 S. SAUNDERS ST.
Fa., Mr. and Mr*. Rufus Perry, and
Mr. Wilton Haywood, all of New
York City, are in the city. They
attended the funeral of their mother
and foster mother, Mrs. Gertrude
Perry, of 216 Towle Street, who was
funeraiized Sunday at the Raleigh
PASS THROUGH CITY
Presiding Elder and Mrs. T. J
Young passed through the City
Monday afternoon en route to their
home in Ffranklinton.
RECENT VISITORS IN CITY
Mrs. Dezola Hinton and son of
Washington, D. C., recently visited
her father, Mr. Perry Hinton of S.
Wilmington Street and her aunt.
Miss Ruth Taylor of S. McDowell
CALLED AWAY FROM CITY
Rev. T. Harris, the pastor of Rush
Metropolitan AME Zion Church,
was called away from the City
last Wednesday to attend the fune
ral of a relative in Wadesboro.
MOTOR TO PHILADELPHIA
Mrs. Alphonsa Dunn, of Church
Street, and Mr. and Mrs. Seaton
Dunn, of N. Pettigrew Street, mo
tored to Philadelphia, Pa. last
Thursday night where they attend
ed the funeral of Miss Eleen Deb
nam, niece of Mrs. Seaton Dunn,
who died on April 3rd. The funeral
was held at the West Philadelphia
Church of God. Burial was in the
Elks throughout the state will
hold their Annual Oratorical Con
test at Rush Metropolitan AME
Zion Church Sunday afternoon,
April 19, at 3 p. m. Music will be
furnished by the Wake Bapli"*
Church Choir of Gamer. The pub
lic is Invited to attend.
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