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MRS. E. W. BUTLER, Editor
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Mrs. Mabie Powell—Pearsontown—IPhone 2-1922
Miss M. L. Stephens—West Durham—iPhone 7-4164
Mrs. N. J. Curry—West End—Phone 7>8862
Miss Rachel Nunn—Hlckstown
Mr. and Mrs. Wortham Pratt
ol 1316 Maplewood Drive, en
tertained the following guests
Easter Monday night, in tiie
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Leon
Peace, and Miis Maranda Tay
lor of New York; Mr. and Mrs
Willie Crewi, Rev. and Mrs
Lewis Wade and son, Mr. and
Mrs. Crusoe Geer, Mr. and Mrs.
William Vass, Mr. and Mrs.
Guftie Greein, Mr. and Mrs.
Motes Norwood, Mrs. Zula Floyd
and William Taylor.
A delectable repast was ser
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. McNeill,
Mrs. Banetta Peele, and Mrs.
Lena Richardson motored to
Enfield, Sunday afternoon to
attend the Flower Show of the
Ever Blooming Garden Club.
The Flower Show was very
unique and very informing.
The Kappa Alpha Si of Dur-
tiam and surrounding cities
celebrated their uniiual Ciuidc
Right program Sunday at St.
Joseph's AME Church with
Dean Carl A. Fuqua of Kittreli
College as guest spealcer. Local
Kappas who participated in the
program were Dr. J. M. Hub
bard, Sr.; Lee Smith; Franli
Burnett; Charles Holland and
Howard Alston, who gave the
History of the Organization.
Mrs. Annie Alston, 1410 Fay
etteville St., was hostess Sunday
afternoon to the Pastor’s Aid
Club, one of the church clubs
of St. Joseph’s AME Church, of
which she is president. Mem
bers attending were Mrs. Laura
Bailey, Mrs. Laura Burnett, E^-
tella Pool, Ella McLaughlin,
Mrs. Eva ’Thompson. The club
will meet next with Mrs. Laura
Burnett, 1208 Fayetteville St.
day night at the home of Mrs.
Maggie ’Thompson, 8B McDou-
gaid Terrace, Durham. After
the business session, remarks
were given by Mrs. Gei'trude
Long and Mrs. Byrd Poole of
Baby Contest
The Ever-Ready Club of the
Orange Grove Baptist Church
sponsored a Baby Contest Sun
day, April 21, at 3 P.M., with
Mrs. Esther Moore as Mistress
of Ceremony. The purpose of
this contest was raising money
toward the building fund of the
The babies that participated
in the contest were as follows:
Kotun Rickie Kendall, Vonnie
Marie Jones, Freeman Anthony
Eatman, Rosalene Hargrove,
Stephen Bernard Lee, and An
thony Chavis. First prize was
given tto Mrs. Elsie Holloway
for having ttie largest amount of
money; and a second prize was
given to Mrs. Roena Barbee.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hester of 103S
Cornell Street is improving at
Duke Hospital.
It wai a high day at Holland
Chapel last Third Sunday. A
Closing Spring Ralley which
was directed by the pastor, Rev.
S. P. Cook, consisted of a Mock
State Convention. Forty-Eight
Mr. Mack Lassiter and Mrs.
Gatha Lassiter reported the
highest amount trom their
state and were crowned as Mr.
and Mrs. President of the Mock
atatfi. Conyention.
The quarterly conference
business session was held
Friday night, April 19, with Elr
der J. A. Brown, presiding.
Closing on last Third Sunday,
April 21, a message was preach
ed by Elder J. A. Brown, Pre
siding Elder of Durham Dis
trict. _i
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Women’s Day
The Covenant Presbyterian.
1306 Lincoln St., will celebrate
its Women’s Day Sunday, May
Bth, at 11 o'clock. The gue[|t
speaker will be Mrs. David T.
Smith of Duke University. At
8 o’clock in the evening, the
speaker will be Rev. Douglas
Moore, Pastor of Asbury Metho
dist Church. The public is in'
vited to attend both services.
Mrs. Annie Mayo is the Presi
dent of Women's Day.
Seldon, daughter, of Newark,
New Jersey; Amos, son, of
Philadelphia, Pa.; and son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Moses R. Norwood of Durham.
On Monday, they were taken
to Norfolk, Va., where they
visited another son and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Las
siter of Pioneer Avenue, ai^d Mr.
and Mrs. Irvin L. Norwood of
Johnson Road.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Allen, Sr.,
of Oxford had dinner for their
children and grandchildren on
Easter Sunday. Mr. and Mrs.
Ellis Allen of Durtiam; Mrs. Lil
lian Walton of Baltimore, Mr.;
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Allen, Mr.
and Mrs. Waverly Allen and
Miss Doris Allen.
Mr. Watkin Allen, whose
health has been Impaired for
some time is reported very
much improved.
Pearson School Entertains
On Tuesday, May 7th, the
first, second and third grades
will celebrate Music Week with
a program at 1 o’clock, to which
the public is Invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Glover McCants
and faoiUy of Detroit, Michigan,
yfote J^leasant visitors of their
"^Srehts, Dr. and Mrs. J.W.V.
Cordice recently. Mrs. Mc
Cants will be remembered as
Miss ‘victoria Cordice. She Is
now a music teacher in the city
schools of Detroit, Michigan.
Second Anniversary Union
The White Oak and Holland
Chapel Church School Union
held Its anniversary at White
Oak Baptist Church Sunday
night, April 21, with the Supt.
of both churches in charge. The
Theme was “Together We
Stand.” Welcome Address was
given by Mr. G. W. Herndon.
Response by Mrs. Mildred Ram-
■ey, Music by White Oak Male
Chorus and Holland Chapel
Male Chorus.
First speaker, Ella M. Wilson;
Second, Mazle Powell; 3rd,
Pauline Hayes; 4th Sarah J.
Horton. Instrumental music by
Leon Herndon and Willie Lee
Williams; Guest speaker, J. W.
Harrison of Cumnock, N. C.
The Missionary Circle of Hol
land's Chapel met last Thurs-
DeShazor's Beauty College
celebrated its Twentieth Gradu
ation Exercises Sunday, April
28, at 3:00 P.M., at White Rock
Baptist Church.
"Anchors Aweigh" was the
theme for the elaborate Junior-
Senior Prom, which was held
Friday, April 26, in the Freed
man High gymtorium. Through
tlie eflorts of the Junior Class,
An Aquatic wonderland was
created, to the delight of all pre
sent. A highlight was a luxury
liner—‘‘The S.S. Junior”-which
was launched in the center of
the gym. A moonlight effect was
gained through star-studded
paper which draped overhead
and the paper of fish and ocean
covering the sides produced a
nautical atmosphere.
Alumni, Parents, and out-of-
town guests were present at this
exquisite affair which honored
the Senior Class of Freedman
Relreshm^ts were served
during Intermission. Music was
supplied by Harold Ferguson
and his band.
The Parent-Teacher Associ
ation held Its monthly meeting
on Thursday night, April 25,
with N. W. Hayes presiding.
Election of officers for the
ensuing school year was first
on the agenda. David Dixon ac
cepted the office ol President,
which N. W. Hayes relinquished.
Other officers chosen were:
Vice President, Mrs. WUhe-
menia Scott; Secretary, Mrs. J.
N. Hickerson; and Treasurer, J.
H. Jones.
Enlightening reports on a PTA
Workshop held in Hickory,
were given by the delegates
who attended.
Speaking eloquently on the
subject “The Negro and The
Constitution”, Miss Eleanor Hor
ton was first place In an
IBPOEFW sponsored oratorical
contest Tuesday, April 23, at the
Smith Memorial Methodist
Sccond prize was given to
Miss Margaret a. i^atterson wno
spoke on the same subject. Miss
Peggy Witherspoon captured
third prize for her oration on
“Tlie Constitution and Citizen
ship”, and Miss Jennette Lip-
ford who also chose ‘"nie Negro
and the Constitution won fourth
Judges were Miss E. Carson,
Principal of West End Elemen
tary School, Mrs. Margaret
Moore, Registrar of Deeds in
Caldwell County; and V. Cor-
pening. Principal ol District
No. 9 Elementary School. Rev.
S. L. Townsend presided.
Miss Patterson will represent
the group at the District contest
Sunday, April 28, In Badln.
their Hall. Mrs. Katherine
Berry, Daughter Ruler, led dis
cussion ol plans submitted by
the Social committee for
Mothers' Day Tea.
Mrs. Berry was elected dele
gate to the State Daughter Elk,
Convention at Kinston in May.
Mrs. Eugenia Jones was chosen
The 25 Hour Refresher
Courses for Licensed Practical
Nurses which were held at
Lenoir High School were culmi'
nated last week, and all partici
pants complied with the State
The next meeting ol the
Practical Nurses of CaldweU
Memorial Hospital will be held
Monday, April 29, with Mrs
Cecil Holman, presiding.
Mrs. Albert Gladman, Den
Mother of Cub Scout Den No.
1 of the Mt. Pilgrim Baptist
Church supervised a field trip
for her group, Saturday, May
27. The cubs were given an op
portunity to investigate works
of nature as well as enjoy fish
ing and packed lunches.
The following proud parents
annoimce the birth of babies
born last week: Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Whittington, and Mr. and
Mrs. Montle Howell.
The Daughter Elks held a
meeting Thursday, April 25, at
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Felder,
Sr., of Dunbar Street, had as
their guests during the Easter
holidays their children from
Rochester, New York, namely-
Mr. and Mrs. Elizabeth Young,
daughters-Helen and Carol
Young, son-Chucky.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Allen
were happy to have their two
daughters home for the Easter
holidays, Miss Onnle Allen, a
student at North Carolina Col
lege at Durham, and Miss LlUle
Allen of State Teachers College
at Fayetteville.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Norwood
were proud parents when three
of their children came home for
Easter dinner.'Mrs. Edith M.
“Little Old Mother Wtleom** You**
ST. JOSEPlfS A. H. £. (M«U1
Reverend D, A. Johntten, Patter
SUNDAY, MAY i, 1957
W. A. Mar A, Supt.
11:00 A. M.—SERMON Rev. J. D. Davis
MUSIC Senior Choir
6:00 P. M. A. C. E. LEAGUE
Winfred Martin, Pferident
7:00 P. M.—SERMON Rev. J. D. Davis
MUSIC Senior Choir
Mrs. Nannie Bell Taylor of
Creedmoor celebrated her latest
birthday Easter Sunday with
the following children present:
Miss Maranda Taylor, New
York City; Mrs. Winona Peace,
Yonkers, New York; Mrs. Ma-
nle Geer, Mrs. Opie Pratt, Mrs.
Zula Floyd, Victor and Lee Tay
lor. Other guests were: Mr.
Leon Peace and son, Yonkers,
New York; Mr. Wortham Pratt,
Crusoe Geer, Mrs. Dora Reed,
Mrs. Maggie Downey, ' Elbert
Peace, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Reed
of Virgilina, Va.; Rev. Lewis
Wade, Frances, Doris, Victoria,
Wallace and Gleenwood Taylor.
Mrs. Ardella A. Montague of
Creedmoor was surprised with
many lovely and useful gifts on
Friday, April 12th, her seventy-
fifth birthday, by friends and
neighbors of the community.
Mrs. Moptague said that the
party was such a surprise that
she,could not help from crying.
She is the mother of Mr. Eull
Montague of Creedmoor, and
Mrs. Lucy M. Norwood of Dur
DeShazor Beauty
College Holds
20th Graduation
The 20th graduation exer
cise of the DeShazor Beauty
College were held at the White
Rock Baptist Church here, Sun
day, April 28, at 3:00 P.M. Mrs.
J. D. DeShazor is president of
the school.
The program was presided
over by T. R. Speight, and the
commencement address was de
livered by the Rev. Douglas E.
Mooire, pastor of the Asbury
Temple Methodist Church.
Candidates for graduation
were presented by Mrs. S. Marie
Bishop Frazier. Candidates for
special certificates by C. Phil
lips and Mrs. l*lccola Jones,
with awarding of diplomas by
A. E. Jackson, and awarding of
certificates by E. R. York.
Chapel Hill Girl
Scouts HostessTo
Durham Scouts
Chapel Hill Community Cen
ter was a scene of much activity
on Saturday, April 27th. Miss
Lucille Caldwell, Community
Center Director and Girl Scout
Leaders of Chapel Hill Invited
Brownie Leadership of Mrs.
Jessie L. Pearson, District Di
rector and thirty troop commit
tee members and parents, 311
Brownies and Girl Scouts join
ed the Chapel Hill Scouts in a
day of fun. The girls had foiu-
hours of planned out door ac
tivities, and report an enjoyable
time. District TV wishes to
tfiank the Center, girls and
leaders of Chapel Hill for their
fine hospitality.
Fayetteville Sigmas Crown Queen
The local PI Chapter of the
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
staged an Impressive assembly
program Friday, April 26, when
they crowned as the Sigma
Sweetheart of the Year Rosa
Foreman, an attractive junior
from Farmville. She was for
mally crowned by Miss Edith
Walker, a senior Whom Miss
Foreman succeeded as the Sig
ma Sweetheart.
In his introductory remarks
James Smith pointed to the
ideals upon ^vhich Phi Beta
Sigma Is founded-brotherhood
scholarship, and service. He re
marked that the Fraternity was
proud to be a part of the on
going business of education to
which the college Is dedicated.
Vice President James Robinson
presided at the affair and Har
old Hubbard, President of the
local Sigma group, presented
the gilts.
Patrons who presented gifts
to. the Sigma Sweetheart rang
Ing all the way from toilet
water to a Unlvex Synchronized
Photo-Flash Camera with
Year’s supply of film include
the Belk-Hensdale Company,
the Capitol Store, the Colony
Theatre, the Fayetteville Drug
Company, Hatcher’s Jewelry
Store, Homo’s Drug Company,
The Jowel Box, The S. H. Kress
Company, McCrory’s Store,
Owen's Florist, Peggy Hale
Store, Photo Center, Raylass
Department Store, Service
Drug Store, V-Point Grocery,
White Swan Laundry, WiUlanv
Drug Store, Arthur's Seafood
prill, Bryan Pontiac-Cadillac
Company which provided a con
vertible for the day, and Mc
Neill’s Dress Shop in Laurin-
Persons who made contribu
tions to the affair include Mr.
and Mrs. James J. Smith Sr.,
Mr. and Mrs. Reginald B. Green,
and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A.
Crowe, all of Jamlca, New
Active throughout the year,
the Sigma group has made do
nations to the local scholarship
fund; conducted a program of a
local church; sent a delegate to
the annual Sigma conclave in
Raleigh, and served as co-spon
sor^ ol the annual Zeta-lite
Debutante ball.
Forty-Five On
Honor Roll
The names ol forty-five stu
dents appear on the latest honor
foil list of Pearsontown School
No. One, released by the prin
cipal, W. H. Cole.
“A” Honor Roll
Aaron Allen, Fay Ann Beat
ty, Bernetha Belton, Deborah
Burnett, Reglnal Eubanks, Wllla
Mae Gaskins, Emma Rose Gra^t
ves, Mary Lipscomb, James Mc-
Quaig, Wilma Richmond, Jose
phine Rogers, Martha Rogers,
Joanne Toler, Shirley Watson,
Robert Wilson, Henry Young.
“B” Honor Boll
Hazel Alford, ikllth Beatty,
Joe Beebe, Patrlca Ann Blue,
Charles Bowman, Artis Clay
ton, Boris Douglas, Barbara
Downey, Larry Downey, Jan
etta Franklin, Sarah Franklin,
Sarah Franklin, Gloria Gay,
Wllla Ann Gay, Audry Jones,
Gerald Justlc, Patricia king,
Josephine Lipscomb, Barbara
Lyon, Kenneth Malloy, Carolyn
Mason, Israel McGhee, Valeria
McKlnzle, Donald Phillips, Hel
en Satterwhlte, Victor Stone,
Eleanor Taborn, Hazel Taylor,
Christine Thomas, Betty Win
Music Festival
Held May 2nd
The annual Musical Festival
at Pearsontown School No. 1,
will be held at 10:00 A.M.,
Thursday, May 2nd.
Also, at 2:00 P.M., the May
Day exercises will begin. Sarah
Franklin will be crowned queen
of the May Day.
In case of rain, the May Day
program will be held In. the
School auditorium.
Rev, E, T, Browne
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1957
9:30 A. M.
C. I. Richardson, Supt.
Sunday School
11:00 A. M.—SERMON r...., Pastor Browne
MUSIC Male Chorus
Mrs. E. H. Fogle, OrganUt
6:00 P. M. BATTin XiAimNG Uhion
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1957
. JElectronics
God’a Plan and Man
Genesis 1:27, 28, 3-9.
Prof. J. li. Schoolmr, Supt.
11:00 A. M.—“Broken For You" The Pastor
Senior CTioir, Mrs. V. W. Alton, Oirectrtss
Male Choriu, W. SfcK. Alien, Director
6:30 P. M.
Baptist Training Union
Ira Murchison, Director
7:30 P. M.—"Practiiring Law"
Atty. C. C. Spaulding, Jr
Young People's Choir, Mite norida Fither, Oircctress
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