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Tn CAKOUNA mas SATUSDAt, JAN. SI, IfSS
DUimAM SOCIETY NOTES
AU News For This Page Must Be Submitted
Before Ten A. M. Monday Of Each Week
MRS F W. HARRIS, Society Editor—Phone e-«913
Mrs. Mahel Poweix, Pearsontotcm—Phone 8-4134
Miss M. L. Stkphxn, West Durham—Phoae 7-4164
Mhs N J. Cuhhy—West End—Phone ,7-8862
Miss Racmkl Nunm—Hickstoum
GUEST Of HIE RANDOLPHS—Mr. and Mrs. Alton Fleming
of Tuskegec, Ala., spent the week-end with Dr. and Mrs. H. P. Ran
dolph on Pekoe Avenue. Mr*. Fleming is the sister of Mrs. Ran
“THE MERRY WIVES” ENTERTAINED BT MRS. MANLEY—
Mrs. Dorothy Manley entertained her bridge club, “The Merry
Wives”' Saturday e^ning in her home, 1608 Fayetteville Street
A touch of spring in jonquils was added to her varied collection
of gn e niioi ov- pianis. tJt'lorc play a delicious creole menu was
Guest players for the evening were; Miss Inez Coteman, Mes-
dames Barbara Avant, Julia Dawson, Mary Shepard. Guest prize
was won by Mrs. Barbara Avant.
Club prizes were won by Mrs. Josephine Clement, Mrs. Fan
nie Robinson. Mrs. Emma Randolph.
Other Merry Wives playing were Mrs. Selena Wheeler, Mrs.
Frances Schooler, Mrs. Olivia Cole, Mrs. Sadie Hughley and Mrs.
LES FLEUR GARDENERS MEET WITH MRS. DAVIS—On
Monday, January Iffi Mrs. Mable Davis entertained members of
Lw Kk>ur Ga.oen C^lub at her home on Dunbar Street. The living
room was beautiful throughout with varied flower arrangments
and indoor gardens.
Mrs. Minerva Evans presided over the business session in the
libstnce of tl e president. Mrs. Virginia Alston who was ill.
Miss Pauline F. Newton, instructor in the English Department
at North Carolina College was guest speaker and gave a most
beautiful and interesting imaginary tour to Europe. Miss Newton
spent the entire summer in and around the European area.
Mrs. Gladys Rhodes introduced the speaker and while enjoy
ing this wonderful tour the hostess took charge and delicious
ice cream and cake was served. Mrs. Georgia Whitted assisted
the hostess ^j^^erving.
Members' present were Mesdames Marie Pittman, Hazeline
Wilson, Lizzie Cannady, Marion Henry, Eleanor Lloyd, Gladys
Rhodes, Lucinda Harris, Beatrice White, Minerva Evans, Estelle
Preeland, Consuella Foreman) Georgia Whitted, Evelyn Dudley
and Mable Powell.
Mrs. Cannady thanked the hostess for her very fine hospital
ity. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Geneva Dillard on Fay
Mrs. Elyira Cook and daughter, -Rebecca were the guest at
Kyles Temple Church on last Sunday.
HOLDS MONTHLY MEETING—Stewardess Board Number
One of Mount Olive Baptist Church held its monthly meeting,
January 15 at the home of Mrs. Lucille Smart, 1209 Fourth Street.
Higlili^t of tiie meeting was the election of officers. All holding
office in 1952 were re-elected. Rev. and Mrs. J. Z. Siler were
visitors and both made very timely remarks.
Members present were Mesdames M. Lambeth, S. Brown, L.
l^mbeth, L. McAdams, H. Ray, M. Siler, A. Perry, L. Smart and
Rev. J. Z. Siler. At the close of the meeting, delicious refresh
ments were served.
MRS./IRVIN HOSTESS TO WHITE ROSE CIRCLE—The
By C. R. LASSITER
On Tuesday night, January 13,
the Home Demonstration Club ol
Holland Chapel held its meet
ing at the home of Mrs. Maggie
Lassiter, with the president, Mrs
Gaitha Lassiter in charge. Aft^r
the business session, the Home
Demonstration Agent of Cha
tham County, Mrs. Mildred Pay
ton, showed a moving picture on
Health. At the close of the meet
ing, delicious refreshments were
On Sunday, January ISt the
Harmony Male Chorus of Hol
land Chapel Church appeared on
program at the Union Hall on
Pine Street in Durham. '
Last Saturday night and Sun
day, Quarterly Conference con
vened at Holland Chapel Church,
with the Rev. W. W. Long, Pre
siding Elder in Charge.
Our sympathy to the Reid fam'
ily in the passing of their father,
Rev. J. E. Reid who lived In
Goldston. Funeral service was
i held last Sunday at Roberts’
Chapel Church. Rev. W. W.
Long, delivered the eulogy .In
terment was in the Church Cem
The program was opened with
a hymn, outlined by Rev. J. A.
Scripture was led by Rev. R.
V. Horton. Elder Long talked on
the subject. Proper Encourage
ment. Every minister on the Dur
ham District and every member
of Holland Chapel Church was
asked to pay $10.00. The total
amount raised Sunday night in
our first effort was $300.00.
Mr. and Mrs. Beniamin S. McAllistPr, Durham, announce
the engagement of their daughter, Dorothy Lee, to Allen Lee
Mewbom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Zack Mewborn of LaGrange.
The wedding will take place in February.
of timely readings on flowers. As always he was interesting and
thoroughly enjoyed. A number of guests were present and each
introduced with remarks.
Guests enjoying the evening with Mrs. Webjb and fellow
gardeners were: Mrs. ^elma Holloway. Mrs. Bessie Pratt, Mrs.
Rader Prince, Mrs. P. Grace Williams, Mrs. Nellie Samuels, Mrs.
Gladys McKinnie, Mrs. Hazeline Wilson, Mrs. Ruth Holloway, Mrs.
EUizabeth Terry. During the social hour Mrs. Webb served delicious
heavenly hash and nut roll.
Gardeners attending were Pearl Cordice, Flossie Torraln, Mary
Green, Hattie Meadows, Gertrude Long, Mary Henderson, Allie
Dick, Sarah Felder, Katie Love,| Maggie Walton, Alma Bennett,
Ethel Perry, Mag Kennedy, Lil Farrington, Roxie Rowland, Annie
Strickland, Ozzie B. Frazier, Golden Sellars, and Plassie Harris.
Mrs. Roxie Rowland, State President of Garden Clubs made
remarks and thanked Mr. Whitted for his fine conribution to the
meeting. Mrs. Sarah Felder thanked the hostess for a most
pleasant and enjoyable time in her home.
Mrs. Lillie Banks of New York was guest.
DISTRICT NUMBER SIX HOLDS MEETING—District Num
ber Six of White Rock Baptist Church me’t Sunday, January 18
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Howard, 411 Lawson Street.
Members present were: Joseph Hargrove, Mrs. Madge Hargrove,
Mrs. Mary Beamon, Miss Nannie Beamon, Miss Marsha Goodwin,
White Rose Circle Club of Saint Mark A. M. E. Zion Church, met Margaret Goodwin, Mrs. Margaret Holman, Mrs. Susie Steele,
Mrs. Dovie Dunston, Mr. and Mrs W. J. Kennedy, Jr., Leroy Ruffin
and the hostess, Mr. and Mrs. James Howard. The next meeting
will be with Mrs. Susie Steele, 914 Pickett Street.
MRS. GARRETT ENTERTAINS “THE QUEEN HIGH’S”—Mrs.
Julia Garrett proved a charming hostess indeed Friday evening
when she entertained her bridge club, “The Queen High” at HCr
home, 1502 Fayetteville Stret. Beautiful assorted spring flowers
were artistically arranged throughout the living and dining rooms.
Before play a most delectable menu was enjoyed.
During the course of playing grand slam prizes were offered
and Mesdames Eula Harris and Laura Bruce won same.
When iCDTBS were t&lllersnd prizes presented Mrs. '^liTa Haf^
ris held top score for first prize, with second going to Mrs. Martha
Mrs. Bea Burnett was absent due to the “Flu” so Mrs. Ret
Williams played for her. Other club members playing were Misses
Felicia Miller, Snow Bailey, Mesdames Nell Hunter, Sue Norfleet,
Nola Cox, Grace Massey, Alma Thompson and Bess Whitted.
UTOPIANS WIT^ MRS. WILLIAMS—The Utopia Club met
Friday evening with Mrs. Nellie Williams, 905 Whitted Street.
Mrs. Vivian Stowe, pinchhitting for Mrs. Bessie Pratt who was In
with “Flu” did a beautiful devotion which was indeed uplifting.
Mrs. Mable Mabry, president, presided over business delil}erations.
Minutes and reports were given by the secretary, Mrs. Lena Rich^
ardson. Cheer cards chairman, Mrs. Marion Alston made a report
on cards sent and recorded such cards as need be sent.
The highlight of the evening was the Travelogue given by
Miss Pauline Newton when she relived her trip during the svmimer
throughout Europe. It was indeed a rich and enlightening peek
into and with the many interesting places, people and points of
real interest visited. The talk was so informally given and with
so much ease that you felt as though you were on the trip with
Miss Newton. The club thoroughly enjoyed her.
Mrs. Williams assisted by her son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Leondrias Williams and Mrs. Maurice Glenn served a most de
licious menu to the following: Miss Pauline Newton, Mrs. Doira
Green, Mrs. Rosa Farrington, Mrs. Sallie Harris, Mrs. Vivian
Stowe, Mrs.,P. Grace Williams, Mrs. Lena Richardson, Mrs. Rader
Prince, Mrs. Mirmie Forte, Mrs. Matilda Townsend, Mrs. Ethel
Perry, Mrs. Carrie Ferguson, Mrs. Mabel Mabry, Mrs. Gladys Mc
Kinnie, Mrs. Hattie Meadows, Mrs. Marion Alston, Mrs. Wilma
Milum, and Mrs. Plassie Harris.
MRS. SHEARIN HOSTESS TO BRIDGE CLUB—Mrs. Mar
garet Shearin entertained her bridge club Saturday evening at
her home, 400 Formosa Avenue. There were two tables in play.
Before play Mrs. Shearin served her club a delicious dinner of
baked ham with rasin sauce, sweet potatoes in orange baskets,
french string beans, congealed vegetable salad, hot rolls, lemon
pie and coffee. First prize went to Mrs. Florice Holmes, second to
Mrs. Ethel Marshall and consolations to Mrs. Minnie Turner and
Others playing were Mrs. Gertrude Taylor, Mrs. Felicie
Holmes, Mrs. Louise JBlder, and Mrs. Isadore Michaux.
STORK ARRIVES—Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bailey, Jr. are the
proud parents of a six pound ten ounce boy, born January 27.
Sunday, January 25 at the home of Mrs. Lucille Ervin. The meet
ing was opened with devotionals, led by Mrs. Marie Clark, fol
lowed by a brief business session.
After the business session, the hostess served a delicious re
past to the following: Mrs. Jennie Love, guest, Mesdames Felder,
Bennett,, Green, Satterfield, McBrqom, Clark, Cotton, McDougald
Our next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Elmira
Flintall, 613 Price Street on February 8.
C. I. C. CLUB RENDERS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE—The
C. L C. Club of St. Joseph A. M. E. Church, gave it’s annual
Concilc T.i^ht ocrvicc Sundoy njght jBnuttry 36 the muni *
hour witii Mrs. Mable Watson, president, presiding. The club
and aii persons attending he service highly enjoyed it, as we
were favored with highlights of the European Tour, given by Mr.
and Mrs. E. R. Merrick.
Mrs. Mildred Amey gave an inspirational talk on Light. Solos
were rendered by Mrs. Billie Hall of DeShazor’s Beauty College,
Miss Esther Hill of North Carolina College and Mrs. Margaret
Goodwin of Lincoln Hospital.
The C. I. C. members attending the service were: Mesdames
Sallie Warren, Mable Davis, Mable Watson, Gladys A. Dawkins,
Eva Mock, Minnie P. Moses, Eva Plummer, Maggie Goins, Mrs.
Bailey, Georgia D. Whitted, Lealie Leathers, Lillie McDade, Annie
McDade, V. R. Johnston, Evelyn Rogers, Lessie Barbee, Ella Clark,
Misses Lillian Burton and Geraldine Barbee.
RECUPERATING—Friends of Mrs. Gertrude Timmons of 610
Carroll Street will be glad to know that she is recuperating nicely
from a recent operation.
Mrs. Adelle Morris and grandchildren, Jean and James Morris
recently visited relatives and friends in Baltimore, Maryland and
VISITING MOTHER—Sgt. David A. Allen has recently re
turned from Korea and is spending a thirty day leave with his
mot|;er, Mrs. Roiier Allen of 211 East End Avenue.
SPENDS SHORT TIME WITH SISITR—Mrs. Hortense Coch
rane, sister of Mrs. Ethel Berry, stopped over for a brief visit
Thursday and Friday enroute to Atlanta, Georgia, after an extend
ed trip tnroughout he east and north in a follow up program on
case workers. Mrs. Cochrane is a professor at the Atlanta School
of Social Service. L. M. Berry and daughter, Bobby both who
are at Hampton Institute spent the-week-end home.
ENROUTE TO GERMANY—Mrs. Margaret Shearin repoi^ that
her son, Sgt. Alexander Moore Shearin, Jr., is at sea enroute to
MRS. ANN WEBB HOSTESS TO YEAR ’ROUND GARDEN
ERS—The Year ’Round Garden Club met Monday evening with
ftlis. Ann Webb. Mrs. Webb was indeed a charming and gracious
hostess and made 'all feel so welcome to her lovely home. The Gar
den Gate was opened by the president, Mrs. Pearl Cordice. Busi
ness deliberations were presided over by the president.
tlossie I'oi rain, secretary, gave minutes and reports
To the delight of the group, Norfley Whitted gave a number
AMEY^ FUNERAL HOME
“Respect For The Living And Reverence
^For The Dead”
AMBULANCE SERVICE FUNERAL DIRECTORS
M — HOUR SERVICE — 24
McNEIL—Mrs. Mamie lU McNeil, age 65, of »OS^PIae
Pine Street, died Monday, January 26 at Lincoln Hospital.
Paneral service was held Wednesday, January 28 at $ P. M.
from the United Congregational Christian Church on Beamon
Arenne, with the paster officiating. Interment was in Beech-
wood Cemetery. '
GAITHER—Joseph Gaither, 769 Fowler Avenue, hns-
kand of Mrs. Sudie Gaither, died at Lincoln Hospital after a
brief illnses, Sunday, January 2S. Final rites were held
from the Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Wednesday, January
it at £ P. M., with the pastor, Reverend E. T. Browne, of-
fMstteg. Interment was In Beeehwood Cemetery.
Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Jones, Mr.
and Mrs. Leroy Holland and son,
William Wynn of Apex, Joe Mc-
Curly and Robert Bynum of
Chapel Hill were the houseguests
of Mrs. Vater Lassiter last ^unr
Elder W. W. Long was the over
night guest last Saturday of Mr.
and Mrs. Marsh Wilson.
Our sick and shut-ins; Caiey
Wilson, John Thompson, Arthur
Gear, Fannie Burnett, Clarence
Powell and Lon Wilson. We wish
for them a speedy recovery.
On Sunday night, January 25,
a Class Leaders rally was held
at Holland Chapel A. M. E. Zion
Church for the purpose of pur
chasing a nice brick school, a
frame building and four acres of
land,'located near Farrington.
The Rev. W. "W. Long, Senior
Presiding Elder of the Durham
District of Central North Caro
lina Conference, who has presid-
eded over the Durham District
for 28 years, presided at the
The Executive Board of the
Fayetteville Ushers Union met
at the home of Miss Estelle M.
Williams, 801 Ramatey Street.
The session was presided over by
the second vice-president, John
McAllum. Those present were
Mesdames Callie Roper, Ruth
Evans, Willie M. Sessoms, Viola
George, Miss Enuna Holmes,
Messers Al'ex McDougald, Ber
nard Barnes, Charles T. Monroe
and Fred Andrews. After the
meeting a delicious repast was
served by the hostess.
Pretty and talented Vicki
Robertson, singer who is Mod
erator of the “Children’s Jury”
on the Lou LuTour Show over
WHOM one Saturday during
the monh. Members of the
Jury range from the ages of 5
years to 12 years. No doubt
you will be hearing more about
ths lovely little lady especially
where her voice is concerned
as she is now furthering her
musical education under pri
Morgan Allen of Washington,
D. C. spent the week-end with
his wife and daughter, Mrs. Rena
Holmes Allen and little Gloria
Ann. Mrs. Allen is the sister of
Miss Emma Holmes.
Noble Blalock of Manchester
died in the Veterans Hospital,
Friday, January 23. Funeral
services were- held Tuesday, Jan
uary 27 at Bethel A. M. E. Zion
Surviving are his wife, Mrs.
Mattie Blalock, two brothers,
Otho Blalock of the home and
Warren Blalock of New York',
two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Bla
lock Stewart of the home and
Mrs. Louise Hines of New York.
Interment was in the' Mile
The Fayetteville Ushers Union
held its regular monthljr meet
ing at Bethel A. M." E. Zion
Church in Manchester. The pro
gram was rendered by the Ushers
of Bethel Church before the busi
ness session. Highlighting the
program were selections by the
Union choir and the Traveling
Four Quartet and remarks by
R^. O. J. Miller, pastor of St.
Luke A. M. E. Church, and Rev.
Dowdy, pastor of Bethel Church.
Scarborough and Hargett
24—Hour Ambulance Service—24
522 EAST PETTIGREW STREET
JONES—Hilton Jones of 915 Ferrell Street died January
21. Funeral service was held Sunday,* January 25 at the West Dur
ham Baptist Church with the pastor. Reverend T. C. Graham, of
ficiating. Interment was In Beeehwood Cemetery.
ALLEN—Theodore iBabe) Allen, formerly of Durham, son of
William Arfaur Allen of 703 Grant Street, died in New York City.
Fnaeral service will be held Friday, January 30 at 3 P. M., from
the Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Interment will be In Beedi-
**Litde Old Mother Welcome$ You**
Saint Joseph A. M. E. Church
Reverend D. A. Johnstoii, Pastor
SUNpAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1953
9:30 A. M.
W. G. RHqnK.s, Supt.
11:00 A. M.—Sermon : The Peage 0/Christ
6:00 P. M. : A. C. E. League
Winfred Martin, President
7:00 P. M.—Sermon: Heavenly Affections
“ The Pastor
1410 GLENN STREET
REV. J. A. BROWN, Pastor
SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 1953
9:30 A. M. : Sunday School
W. W. Barbee, Supt.
11:00 A. M.—Sermon
6:00 P. M. Baptist Trainino Union
Miss Mattiz Markham, President
SUNDAY NURSERY, Miss Ella J. Lono, Supervisor
7:30 P. M.—Sermon Pastor
"A FRIENDLY CHURCH”
White Rock Baptist Chorch
MILES MARK FISHER, Pastor
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1953
8:45 A. M.—Call To Worship Electronics
9:30 A. M.—Sunday School Lesson: “Possessions (ind
the Kingdom,” Matthew 19.
Prof, J. M. Schooler, Superintendent
11:00 A. M.—"God Loves The Dukes and The Duchess”
Senior Choir, Mrs. V. W. Alston, Directress
6:30 P. M.
J. L. Lassttor, Director
B. T. U.
7:30 P. M.—Installation Service for "The Dukes and
Gospel Cborufi, Miss Leana Roberson, Directress
Durjiam Cliapter of Jad And Jill
Club To Sponsor Carnival At
W. D. Hill Center February 2
The Durham chapter of the Mrs. Richprd K. Barksdale.
Jack and Jill Clubs of America
will sponsor a carnival on Feb. 2
at the W. D. Hill Recreation Cen
Games, prizes, dancing, and
refreshments will be among the
An autographed framed pic
ture of General of the Army,
The affair on February 2 is
one of a series planned for the
Mrs. Florita Russell, chairman
of the organization’s concert
committee, is planning a recital
to feature S. W. HIU, pianist and
W. I. Howard, violinist. Messrs.
Douglass McArthur, will be a- Hill and Howard are Vespectively
warded as the prize. The carnival
starts at 7 o’clock.
Club members say an evening
of entertainment is in store for
the entire family.
Admissions are set at 10 cents
for children and 25 cents for
adults. Proceeds from the carni
val will go to the Lincoln Hos
pital Children’s Ward.
Planning for the carnival is
under the general direction of
The business session was presid
ed over by the president.
On February 2, the Union is
sponsoring a Mystery Wedding
at the Winslow Street USO.
directors of the choir and band
at North Carolina.
on your fact say
change of life?
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afur fortjr.Thejr tire
•Imp poorly, art hard to liv# with. Tn«ir
«yM and faea fat that *'ehanff«’* look.
Cardai haa Mped thousand! of women
to loM that ‘*ehan8«*’ look. Cardui aeU ta
(1) improT* appatH«» (2) that build
•OMfth and rMiitanee. (8) ease taniion and
nervocunaaa—aleep b«tt«r. L«t trlpla-actlon
Oardul halp you xaal battar. look battar and
ba your normal, chetrftil self again. Get
Cardui today. (Say; ).
CHMIE tr iin
REV. L. M. GOOCH
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1953
9:30 A. M Sunday School
Admire Jones, Supt.
11:00 A. M.—Sermon Pastor
6:30 P. M. — Baptist Training Union
7.30 P. —Sermon ..... Pastor
Miss Mary Justice, Melvin Woods, Organists
First Calvary Baptist Church
Reverend H. H. Hart, Pastor
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1953
9:30 A. M — Sunday School
Richard James, Supt.
11:00 A. M.—Sermon
TT - v; i --;; SENIOR CHOm
Miss Mary L. Stephen, Organist
6:00 P. M._ Training Union
Richard Williams, Pre*ident
7:30 P. M.—Sermon.
REV. E. T. BROWNE
SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 1953
9:30 A. M. __ Sunday School
Clyde Richardson. Supt.
11:00 A. M.—Sermon
6:00 P. M.
. Pastor Browne
. — Training Union
Subject: What Sin Is
Text; John 8:24
Miss Lyda Vanhook, Director
7:30 P. M.—The'Lord’s Supper
MUSIC Senior Choir Number II
. Mrs. E. H. Fogle, Organist
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