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SAT.. FEBRUARY 28. 1976 THE CAROLINA TIMES - 18
by George B. Russ
If you were not among the with the friendly laughter of
throng attending the Cain good neighbors; hummed with
Chapel's annual Valentine Love good-cheer, good-will and love
Feast, Saturday night. Feb. 14.
you missed a funpacked social
The Lebanon Township
Recreation Center was
appropriately decorated in
for the strong ties of
A total of 20 door-prizes
were distributed to guest holding
the tiny red hearts with the
hickv numbers. Music for the
redwhite generously sprinkled evening was rendered by the Red
with hearts and cupids equipped Mountain Junior Choir unde
with bows and arrows. A bevy of me direction of the pretty,
host-persons sped between tables vivacious Miss Jo Ann Mangum.
carrying trays laden with good .... ,
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1976 Valentine Love Feast" is
assurance that the Pastor's Aid
Club of Cain's Chapel will stage
a third February, RebWhite
Mrs. Myrtle Mangum,
things to eat.
From 7 o'clock until past 9
o'clock crowds drifted into the
arena of the Valentine Feast,
perpetuating the spirit of the
occasion throughout the
evening. The commumty-family
great surprise in the success of
this year's holiday function. The
beautiful, chairperson readily
admitted that, both parties were
highly successful, last year's
party and this one. The church
and community's interest has
been gratifying each time."
Tell me about you club, Mrs.
Mangum. Is it church oriented or
is it a community organization?
Mrs. Mangum smiled
sympathetically, then hastened
to set the record straight; The
Valentine Love Feast is
sponsored by the Cain Chapel
Pastor's Aid Club.' This is the
second time we have presented
this affair." Mrs. Mangum
pointed a slender, tapering index
finger toward a happy trio
riven to the croup
standing a snort distance away, hlRest attendance
affair soarkled with the beautv president of the Cain's Chapel
. . i - . .... . . '. kiA n,.K . p. .. . "
ot the Valentine motm, glowed"" u 1UU and said, "the tall man is my
pastor, Kev. a. a. mac.
Good! Is the charming lady
REV. AND MRS.
' Yes. She is Mrs. Rosa
RIDDLE HEIGHTS REPRESENTATIVES - Left to right: Miss
Cathy Parrish, Miss Robin Thorpe, and Mrs. Elaine Pratt
Tell me how you are able to
stage such a hugh party as this
one. The charming hostess
moved her chair closer to the
table and leaned her curly dome
toward me; her musical voice
carred her words more clearly
now; "We have a membership of
thirteen. Each member invites
family and friends. 2 or 3 person
work together to get all of the
seats at his table Tilled. A prize is
A POTPOURRI OF RECENT EVENTS
"Big John" and the Golden
Echoes of Franklin will appear
in concert Sunday, March 7 at
6:30 pjn. at Union Baptist
Church for the Grady Davis
Choir. Program chairman-Mrs.
Youth Day, Feb. 15 managed
to maintain its equilbrium
throughout the 4engthy
Brotherhood Observance in
progress at the same time. Abner
Mason, Jr. presided over the
superservice with the proficiency
of an aspiring professional. The
illustrous representatives of the
Brotherhood salute: Attorney
Floyd B. McKissick, builder of
Soul City; Guest speaker, David
Flaherty, secretary Department
of Human Resources; State of
candidate for the governorship
by George B. Russ.
5:4. ' We Love Him, Because He Choir's Feb. 153:00 pan.
First Loved Us.' A beautiful program. The late mid-evening
message based on esorteric love, attendance was well above
The kind of love that sustains average. Rev. Theodore
the Brotherhood from day to McAllister, pastor of Smith
I see! Now tell me about this
Mrs. Mangum's smile was
more relaxed when her dark eyes
met mine; ' this was once a
school building. It is now Cain
Chapel's Recreation Center.
Here, the community council
holds meetings and the Pastor's
Aid Club conducts
church-sellings from time to
How long have you been
president of the Pastor's Aid
Quickly Mrs. Mangum
supplied the answer; ' For 3
years, my vice chairman is Mrs.
Berma Dunnegan - secretary,
Mrs. Minnie Riley and treasurer
is Mrs. Juanita Shaw."
By the way, are these
covered-dish affairs or taken care
of by a caterer?
"We make out a menu and
each member brings the food
here at the center, and it is
cooked." The affable Mrs.
Mangum's laughter was merrier
as she finished answering my
Not yet, Mrs. Mangum, you
B. A. MACK
Yes. I have always lived in
this section. I graduated from
Little River High School. I've
been a teacher's aid for 9 years."
By this time, the auditorium
was nearly empty. The clean-up
crew was putting things in apple
pie order. Rev.Mrs. B. A. Mack,
Rev.Mrs. N. B.Sanders, Mrs.
Stattie H. Russ, Mr.Mrs. Arthur
Imum Mining iiiipi m "wpn iu
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MRS. MYRTLE MANGUM
day throughout the year and
always he who loveth God love
his brother also.'
Music was under the direction
of Grover Wilson, Jr., minister
of musicMiss Ava Darlene Bests.
The TotsThe Young Adult
Choirs sang. The beautiful,
talented and popular Ava Best
submitted quotation to
complement the Brotherhood
salute worthy of being passed
on: "The real democratic
American idea is not that every
man shall be on a level with
every other, but that every man
shall have liberty, without
Chapel FWB Church, Young
Adult Choir, officers and
members were present in large
numbers; also, the Orange Grove
Youth Choir under the direction
of Mrs. Shirley Hollo way. And
the UBC Young Adult Choir. A
bevy of singing beauties all
decked out in their colorful
uniforms; blues, pinks, and
Mrs. Velma Malachi was the
m-cee for this "Winter Musical
Festival." Theme: "Reach Out
and Touch Somebody's Hand.'
The musical opened with the
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"
sung by the UBC Young Adult
Choir. Pulpit associates were
Misses Shelia Mason, Deborah
Wellington, Rev. Lottie B. Kee,
Dr. Grady D. Davis, Mrs.
Deborah Clements, Rev. Essex
Fields. The guest speaker was
the inimitable evangelist, Rev.
Dorothy Best. "Remove the
Wair was the subject of her
Dunnegan were holding a lively,
informal chit-chat around the
haven't told me anything about Warm Morning Stove,
yourself. Other ministers present
'Me! There is nothing to during the evening were: Rev.
tell." She blushed prettily. McCoy Bullock, Rev. Clyde
How long have you been a Long. Deacons: Edgar Burton,
member of Cain's president of the Gospel
Chapel? "Oh! that," she Melodies; Arthur Dunnegan,
exclaimed. "I have been a John Thomas Riley,
member of Cain Chapel for 30 Host persons; Mrs. Pearl
years. 1 am a Sunday School Holcman, Mrs. Juanita Shaw,
teacher and I sing with the Mrs. Ola Mae Yancey, Mrs. Clara
Senior Choir.' She sighed Riley, Mrs. Myrtle Mangum, Mrs.
profusely. Minnie Riley, Mrs. Berma
Not yet, Mrs. Mangum. Tell Dunnegan, Mrs. Joyce Malone,
do vou live in this lovely Mrs. orace Mack, Lurtis Long
and Edgar Burton.
hindrance, to be what God made
of North Carolina; president of him."
the Durham Chapter of the The Brotherhood Fellowship
NAACP, Alexander Barnes; Dr. Dinner was a rewarding
Grady D. Davis, 'Director of experience. The food was
Sunday SchoolChairman of the delicious: naturally UBC is
1976 Brotherhood Observance blessed with fine culinary
worship service ;did not unnerve experts. Charles Cameron would
the handsome, well-tailored have been disappointed if
youth M-Cee. Supporting Mason scorched gravy or lumpy mashed
at the pulpit were representing potatoes had gone to the tables, stirring message based on the
the youth) Tyrone Cameron, For some reason, he wanted this text St. John 17:21.
Jerome Chavis, Vincent dinner to be just right. He got The Young Adult ushers of
Johnson. Other pulpit associates his wish plus the people brought Oak Grove UAFWB Church,
to the Fellowship Hall a warm ushered for the occasion,
friendliness - that was really Supervisor Mrs. Hattie P.
gratifying. Folk cared enough Partin, president, Miss Kathy
for one another to say more McAdams, vice-president,. Miss
than pass the salt, or what's for Cathy Parrish, secretary, Miss
speaker, David Flaherty. The tall desert? Esterleta Wilson, ass't sec'y, Mrs.
personable speaker chose as his- Perhpas the prettiest service Deborah Wellington, treasurer,
subject the 19 verse of 1 John of the year was the Young Adult See Potpourri page 16
were Rev. Lottie B. Kee, Rev.
Essex Fields, Dr. Grady D.
Davis, program coordinator
Charles Cameron. Cameron gave
an eloquent introduction of the
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