Fourteen Durham Girls Seen In Sigma Deb Ball The Sigma Gamma Rho Sor ority held its tenth Debutante Ball on Friday evening, Decem ber 15, in the Hillside High gymnasium. Fourteen lovely girls were presented. Mrs Frances Eagle- son, registrar at North Carolina College, delivered the welcome address. W. L Bradsher, principal of Lyon Park School, introduced the debutants. -Emancipation Continued from front page at 11 O’clock at the Gethsemane Baptist Church of South Roxboro Street. The program will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the famed document issued b.v President Abraham Lincoln. It set free all of the American Negro slaves. This year’s program for the cel ebration will follow those of past year’s sponsored by the Alliance. The Emancipation document will be read by Mrs. Ocia Brown, of White Rock Baptist Church. Brief message.s from local busi ness, civic, educational and other community organizations will be given by various spokesmen. In cluded among '.vill be spokes men for the beauticians, Durham Business and Proff.ssional Chain, the Durham Committee on Negro Arfairs. Mechanics and Farmers Bnnk. Mutual Savings and Loan A.«iociation, the NA.\CP, North Carolina College, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, and the public schools. The Rev. C. E. McLester, pas tor of Mor^head Avenue Baptist Church will introduce Rev. Rol and. Rev. A. L. Thompson, presi dent of the Alliance, will conduct the program. Rev. V. E. Brown, pastor of Gethsemane, will be host for the program. The speaker, Rev. Roland, is a native of S. C. and a graduate of Howard University. He has stud- THE CAROLINA TIMES 3.A—DURHAM, N. C. SATURDAY, DBCiMBIR 3f, IMf Three Children Injured In La. Church Bombinf SIGMA GAMMA RHO DEBS— 1st TOW from left to right: Sandra Knuckler, Faye Mc Cray, Sandra Wray, Beatrice Murry (queen), Barbara Bel lamy, Jacquline Davis, Cora Coles, Shirley Henderson. 2nd row; Buih While, Gladys M'cDonald, Laura Brewer, Joyce Suggs, Jo Ann Martin and Barbara Wade. NEW ORLEANS. La. — Three children were cut by fly ing glass and twenty-ftve nar rowly escaped death when their church and parsonage were I bombed in Birmingham, Ala bama, on December 14. The Federal Government must help to stop this violence and bring the culprits to Justice.” This was part of a telegram sent to U S Attorney General Robert F Kennedy by Metho dist Bishop Edgar A Love, Baltimore, president of the Southern Conference Education al Fund (SCBF), after the latest act of terrorism in Birmingham. The bishop urged Kennedy to “act at once.” The bombing was the third in recent years at Bethel Bap tist Church, formerly pastored by the Rev. Fred L. Shuttles- worth, militant integration lead er in Alabama. The minister and his family barely missed being killed or seriously injured in the first bombing in 1956. The Rev. Mr Shuttlesworth, is director of SCEF, a South-! tragedy.’* wide integrationist organization I At the request of Mr. Shulltes- with headquarters in New Or-1 worth, SCBF and other groups loans. He has sparked the civil j began raising money to repair rights drive in Birmingham as heavy damage to the church, the Queen Sabrena Cooper (front, center) and King Bernard Morrison (center, rear) with other children in Sigma contest. ied further at Boston University. Rev. Roland held a pastorate in Charleston, S. C. before coming, lo Durham to accept the pastorate j of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. He! resigned in December of 1900 and. IS TO mp roM Durham Residents of Duncan St. Display Lane of Christmas Trees Early in December, the resi- Jr. of Pekoe Street, Mrs Janie dents of Duncan Street were call ed together in a meeting at the home of Dr. and Mrs Ezra L ] Mr ^ and Mrj, Robert L T&i!tcn for thu jai* Sandra Cooper Is Sigma Queen The Sigma Gamma Rho Union Insurance And Realty Co. 814 Fayetteville St. Tele. 6S2-1i:W JACK'S FURNITURE and APPLIANCE SALES 109 Church St. Phone 682-7708 Between Adcock’s Restaurant and Montaldo’s Jack Hinton OWNER AND OPERATOR Come In and Look Around. We Feature America’s Leading Brands of Furniture and Appliances ganizing for a neighborhbod project during the Chri.stmas Season. The idea of a uniform outdoor Christmas Tree display, was presented by Mrs Totton. This plan was received with a great deal of enthusiasm and Induct Thirteen the residents agreed to cooperate in the project. A committee was appointed to select trees of uni form size and arrangement. On Saturday morning, December 15, 1962 at 11 o’clock, all the resi-j On Saturday, Ifecember 8, Tau dents, including the two families ^ Psi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi whose corner lots boarder on Fraternity officially inducted Duncan Street, were found sett- “13” new brothers into the ing out and decorating trees. Fraternity. The induction cere- The selecting and purchasing of i monies tooic place late Satur- M Wheeler, Mrs D L Georgq^ Sorority the first time a group of Mr. and Mii Charlie Thomas,''children in a queen and king contest. Subrena Cooper >^hool was crowned que^.'‘ Bernard Mor rison as king The following children are: Phiilip Carrington, Abbie Coving ton, Marsha Edwards, Phyllis Harrington, Faith Lambeth, Cherye Ruffin. PhyMis Vanhook, mer, Mr aid Mrs L B. Frasii er and Dr.'i and Mrs Ezra L Totton all ^f Duncan Street. NCC Qmegai trees were made by Totton, and L B Frasier supervised the other activities. That evening at 5:30 o’clock twelve beautiful fir trees were protu.sely lighted on Duncan Street from Pekoe to Nelson. This was a cooperative program of the Duncan Street neighborhood that was conceiv ed by one energetic, progressive person Mrs Christine Totton. The re.sidents are inviting the entire citizenry of Durham lo visit their “Cliristmas Tree Lane.” Plans and the executing of these plans were done in an day afternoon and was followed by an extravagant banquet at the Biltmore Hotel. Dr. Charles Ray, advisor to the chapter, was guest speaker at the banquet. The Saturday festivities . were capped off by a lively parly in the Science Building, Everyone enjoyed lliis gala affair. The thirteen ‘'neophyte” brothens of Tau Psi. who came from all parts of North Caro lina, Virginia, and Massachu.setts, are as follows Richard Mizelle, Allen Williams and Clifton John- Elvin Dawson, Renee Decatur, Manley Michaux, Otis Scott, Lennox Smith and Henry Tyson. Lenoir Freshman Gets Scholarship RALEIGH — Miss Eunice F Fox, a freshman of Lenoir, was awarded the first Catherine Hughes Waddell Scholarship. An amount of sixteen hundred dol lars ($1600) for achieving the highest score on special tests administered by the college was her reward. A graduate of Freedman High School where she was valedictorian of her class. Miss Fox was awarded scholarship certifictes in mathematics, algc bra, biology, and physics for four consecutive years. For the school year 1961-62, she was unanimously chosen “Senior of the Year” by her high school classmates. Miss Fox's hobbies are grow ing pot flowers and reading. before," he pointed out. “Our economic withdrawal from the downtown area has been ef-, tective. The Federal Court ls| about to decide the suit to open the schools. The parks are closed because of a court order to integrate them. | “More Negroes are register ing to vote and are voting. The Negro vote was crucial in chang ing the form of city government from three-man rule to control by a nine-man council and mayor. The present city com missioners, including Police Commissioner Bull Connor, are angry over this because it will mean loss of power for them. “Negroes have suffered more in Birmingham than in any other spot on the globe outside of South Africa. I have alaways been a symbol of the Negro | freedom movement here and that is why the church where I used to be pastor has been bombed again. This is Birming ham’s shame and America’s home when the bomb went o£i in the street between the housi and the church. Two other children we: by flying glass as they a: ins president of the Alabama Chris- lain Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR). parsonage, and the home of the chairman ol the trustee board oi the church. OUier houses In Shuttlesworth called the most the vicinity were also dantvaged recent bombing "an act of ven-1 by the blast, which dug a hole geance and retnliation.” He two feet deep in 29th Avenue said the segregationists are North. ■ “frustrated |;>ocwuso of the gains One of the children injured being made by Negroes in Bir- was KhnW.v MftWilliamt, 2 .year mingham." ^ old granddaughter of the trustee “We have been having many' chairman, James R Revia, who victories and Negroes are going has been acllvc in ACMHR. The places where they never went child was sleeping at the Revis others rehearsed a Xmas pl>] in the basement of the church Half the windows in the churcl were broken, the ceiling in th balcony was blown out, the front doors ripped off, and the real wall was cracked by the ex plosion. Gas, electric and telephoni services in the vicinity wen knocked out. Windows weri broken in homes as far as fou) or five blocks away. An auto mobile was blown from tiM driveway into the kitchen at th parsonage, now occupied by th Rev. V C Provitt, new paitoi of the church. A neighbor who was In parked car nearby, waiting foi his wife to join him and go b visit friends, saw four whlM men in an automobile place th bomb in the street and spee awuy. He followed them fol several blocks but was unabU lo keep up with them. Tiie last time the church wai bombed, almost a year ago, p lice officials hinted that It wa done by Negroes themaelveb Leaders of the integration mov^ inent scoffed at this. H Shuttlesworth declared thal acts of terror will not slow th fri'odoni inovc’mcnt. He pointe out that mass meetings have! been held in Birmingham churcm OS every week for six years and{ lie said they will continue The right ophytes” had a cumlative aver age of 1.9, almost a “B’ average. son of Williamston; Arnold atmosphere of friendship, love Sessoms, Ahoskie; Willie Cooper, and a neighborly spirit without Windor; Robert Seldom and any thought of competition. Lester Moore, Norfolk, Va ; Everyone was interested in the Donald Potts, Boston, Mass.; entire twelve trees along the Fulton Hayes, Clinton; Lee Me- street. Those taking part in the ^ clean, Laurinburg; Claude Saw project are: Mr and Mrs A B | yer, Plymouth; Leon Stanback, Massey, and Mrs W. H. Cole, Hillsboro; and Joseph Williams, | Also in this group are some ^ Wilson. I brothers of great talent. Robert ^ ^ With the induction of these j Seldom is an accomplished V|piuaf| new members, Tau Psi is now amateur designer; Richard Mi "JIvflQl I twenty-nine strong. One very'zelle is a very good, singer; and encouraging fact about tlie | Donald Potts is a member of the “Neophyte” brothers is their North Carolina College track academic achievement. The "No-1 team. Continued from front page and indirect Jot)s, and to retaiiT nearly 15,000 workers with new and marketable skills, at a total Federal investment of $67 million. Of this amount. Batt pointed out, $219,000 has thus far been invested in the State of North Carolina, to help areas review their potentials for economic development, and to retrain 500 jobless workers. An additional $8 million in redevelopment pro jects is currently being pro cessed which could provide cm ployment for 2,300 jobless workers. returned to OrangcburS, S. C.. where he is currently pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist. During h:^ leadership of Mt. Gilead, the congregation erectcd a ,jjew structure on Dowd St. to re place the old building. Jacquin's ^^ODKA pi: DliBII*dffom Ml*et|nln/IO woor jBhat. 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