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"i 1 Mrs. Ada Bates and Mrs. Helen McNeil were Hostess and co
. hostess for the recent meeting of the Friendly.Circle Club which
met at the home'ojf Mrs. Bates, Aid. Evpfedmont Ave., " ' V, ,-u.
k , Devotional, werg directed by. ihe ihaplainv-Mrjsi- rllorence'
Uttlcjohn. Minutes of the last meeting, were read, and "adopted.:
.Present were'. Mesdames. Louise: Erazier.-.Sarah Cameron,.'
Helen McNejl,Juanita. Barnes, Efiiabeth Brown, Corene Brown,
Leqa Thompso'nDazel. Stevens,. Ada- Bat.es; Margaret Bumpass,'
Miss . Eva Satterwhite.,- Mrs, HartieGeer-,- Major leer,-W. t.
Thompson, Grover Burthey. , ' ' , . ''.
' After the business session, the hostesses served a most deli
cious dinner which was enjoyed by everyone; Grover Burthey .
thanked Mrs.. Bates and Mrs, McNeil for an enjoyable evening.
The meeting adjourned arid will meet Sunday; April ,17,' ; . ; ,
Mrs. Elizabeth Brown. is president o the club,' Mrs. Sarah
Cameron, secretary and Mrs. Margaret Bumpass is treasurer.
Tvjo Young Democrats
Hoy Win London Trip
VAN CLARK AND MRS. VV. L. BRADSHER, Jr.
SPRING FASHIONS ON PARADE BY USC
United Community . Services, 1 Inc., sponsored a Benefit
Fashion Show-Luncheon at the Washington-Duke Motor Inn on
Saturday, April 2 to raise funds for emergency needs within
the Durham community. Appropriate fashions for all ages were
shown by twenty-two models.
Van Clark, Jr., a sophomore at North Carolina Central Uni
versity was acclaimed as Mr. USC for 1977 and was awarded a
loving cup suitably inscribed and an all expense trip to Atlanta
and Plains, Georgia. ,
Two young Democrats from
Orange County may be on
their way to London, England
this summer with a little luck
and hard work, says Mae
McLendon, president of the
Orange County Young Demo
crats. The Young Democrats of
North Carolina are sponsoring
a membership drive, explains
Ms. McLendon and the county
or college club that earns the
most points in the member
ship drive gets a round trip
(we send flowks worldwide)
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ticket for two to London,' to
be given . to whomever, the;
local club members considers'
the most deserving. : -
Deadline for the contest is
The Young Democrats is an
organization of registered
voters age 35 or under who arc
interested in politics and learn
ing about the political process.
Ms. McLendon explains. Voters
age 36 or over are welcome as
honorary. ' members and are
counted in the membership
The contest winner, will be
decided on a weighted point
system, says David Swanson,
chairman of , the state Young
Democrats membership drive.
The. trip is being, donated to
the : state: 'organization by
National Travel Group, a travel
agency in Raleigh.
. Membership dues are $5 .
. CORRECTION j
In last week's report entitl
ed "Durham ; Homemakers
Attend Seminar"; Mrs. Susie
Walker should ; . have 1 been
named as president of-the
group. Mrs, Lenora Hooker is
Chairman. Our apologies to
both ladies and the group.' .
EBONETTES HELD ONE DAY WORKSHOP - The candidates for the T977
Debutante Ball participated recently in a one day workshop on the campus of
North Carolina Centra! University. The events of the day included a grooming and
personal care clinic conducted by consultants from DeShazor's Beauty College. The
consultants actually aided the debs in preparation for their formal pictures which
were taken immediately following, the grooming clinic The. eleven debs present
and members of the.EbOnette Club lunched at Picadilly Cafeteria in South Square
Mall, The afternoon was devoted to a session with Ms. Nancy Pinckney in which
the debs and their escorts rehearsed the waltz to be performed the night of the ball.
The next activity scheduled is the final rehearsal and party to be held April 15th,
the night before the Debutante Ball. 1
Perfect freedom ts as
necessary to the health and
vigor of commerce as it is
to the health and vigor of
No one is safe from heart
diseases. It hits old and young,
and anyone in-between. The
Heart Association has free'
information on heart disease
that may change your think
ing, and your health habits.
The " Progressive ' Women's
Club of Smithfield (NC) held
its First Awards Banquet
recently at the Hickory House
in Gamer. The guests of honor
were Mr; and Mrs. William R.
Collins ,: of Durham. Mrs.
'' Collins,; founder and organizer
i of the ' Progressive Women's
Club of Smithfield in 1949,
was presented a plaque by Mrs.
Dojlie M. Sanders. The Club is
now a member of the North
' easterh District' of the N. C.
Federation of Negro Women's
Club. Mrs. Collins was praised
for her wonderful leadership in
helping the club in its initial
stages of development and
support until she left the area.
Even now, she is with us
though distance separates us.
Plaques were also presented
to past Presidents and retirees
for their services to the Club
by Mrs. Shirley Sheares. The
honorees were Mrs. Qeopatra
Bryant, Mrs. Alberta Forte
Sanders, Mrs. - Dollie M.
Sanders, Mrs. Eva J. Cooper,
Mrs. Mary L Heartley, Mrs.
Mable B. McNeill, Mrs. Lugenia
S. Jones, Mrs. Nonie M. Jones,
Mrs. Magertha W. Sanders, Mrs.
Genia R. Williams, and Mrs.
Bettina S. Wilson. Mrs. Mable
B: McNeill, chosen Club
Women of the Year, was pre
sented a plaque by Mrs.
By Mrs. T. H. Kinney
Happy birthday to Miss past at 7:30 p.m. at Reid
Lalon West and Miss Gina Ross High School gymnasium.
Eppard. The guest speaker was Mrs.
sU-"5! ' ' Thelma Lennon director of
Mrs. Maggie mxon, sister pupu personnel, me siaw
of Mrs. Alberta Williams is in Department of Public Instruc
Duke Hospital. tion. The citizen of the year
was recognized.. .
Many enjoyed "Sugar", at .
Peid Ross during the past The concert band and
week. U ,ATp tttMeYTs A ."Assembly of FSU
-n ., ' '.' ' ' ' " ' " performed at 6 pjn, Sunday
The Kinneys enjoyed past in the J. W. Seabrook
havirig the Moor,e family: the Auditorium.
, jn the study had such fathers.
Drrly ll ofnhe U3I stu
dents studied were women.
At a recent meeting at
New York. Medical College, Dr.
Jay Lefer, - of s the . college's ' Harris family;' the Lane family
department of psychiatry, said, and the Ford family during the
In a sense cancer ts a total weekend past
THIRTY YEAR STUDY
SHOWS EMOTIONS CAN
A recent' report on a 30
year study at the Johns Hop-
Ulness category who committ
ed suicide. The- causes of
deaths were not specified in .
the published results. The ill
nesses include 43 with cancer,
psychological process. People
just don't get a malignancy. It
! is a consequence of a total
biography a total organismic
' . Fayettevijle State Univer
sity Choir held a concert Sun
day past at 4 p m. at Maxton
High School auditorium.
kins Hospital in Baltimore has , 20 with high blood pressure,
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Rented and Sales
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CjMflml , 1210 likfctit'M.
confirmed what medical
authorities have been saying
for centuries: human emotions
can be a factor in the develop
ment of cancer.
. This means that loneli
ness and estrangement from
family may. one day be listed
with cigarette smoking and
environmental chemicals as
causes of cancer. ' , 1
A task force of the
-American : Psychological Asso
ciation reported last year that
14-with heart attacks and 38 .
with mental illness.
The physicians1 who
developed cancer ' had perso-'
naUty characteristics - and
family histories similar to those
who become mentally ill or
committed suicide. They were ;
low-keyed, quiet, emotional
self-contained and lonely, as
children . they were not close '
to their parents.' .
Dr. Thomas said, the lack
of closeness, to family is
cancer often occurs in persons striking , and unexpected firid-
who. repress unpleasant child-;mS unnesiuay.
hood experiences, it based its
conclusion on an accumulation .
of studies in .recent decades
like-, the orie done at Johns.
' One of the. most recent
studies .of cancer was done, by
the late Dr. David Kissen at the
University of Glasgow in Sc'ot-.'i
.land .. It. mvojved J ,50 lung can- Q
cer patients. Dr. KiSsen found n
that most of the. patients had' !
difficulty' "f exjfresing - .their
emotions: . 0
; . ' At : the University . of Q
Rochester .Medical Center in n
New York, Dr, William Greend, m
a' psychiatrist j -.studied more S
than ; ' 100 men and omen 0
with leukemia, and lvmnhona: D
- tWo forms of cancers. In all but' Q
a. -. tew. peases,; the. victims had Q
expeiericed loss' of a loved one n
before developing cancer. j
The ; researchers at. Johns D
Hopkins, . headed ' by ' Dr, 0
Caroline Bedell Thomas,- inteir-. Q
viewed and : 'tested .entering n
medical - students'- between n
1948 and 1964 in what ; is j
described as .one of the most U
extensive , studies ' of . psycho- 0
Nearly a third of the phy
sicians who committeed sui-:
cide, or -suffered cancer , and I
mental illness, indicated that
their, fathers Were not steady,
companionable, . understand--ing
, or ; warm, while, less than .
10 per cent of all the students
DEVICE TO BE SET IN
CHEST WALL MAY CUT
A team of cardiologists
under the direction of Dr.
Michel Mirowski at Sinai Hos
pital in Baltimore has
developed a device that could
turn out to be a major break
through in saving the lives of
the most helpless of all heart
disease victims'- the victims
of ; massive heart fluttering, presented Lexicology.
termed suuuen uetu.
The mit, an automatic
defibrillator, works something
like a pacemaker, is about that
size and implanted beneath the
chest wall. Hooked to the heart
by; a catheter, the device will
detect sudden ventricular fibril
lation a wildly vibrating
. movement of the heart from
.'''..?' e t J
Beating normauy. naving ae- jj Kihnev.
tected the wild movement, the
new device win restore tne
.normal hearbeat with in 50
seconds',, rapidly enough to save
the patient's life.
. Book ; Fairs for students
will be held from April 18 -
22 at District No.7 and Wade
Funeral services were held
for Mrs. Mammie Jones of 101
Wall St.. at 4 ojn. Thursday
Miss Paula Yvonne Smith, past. Sympathy is extended to
212 Temple St., has been her daughters, Mrs. Susie Mae
elected to the board of direc- Edwards and Mrs. Kattie Bell;
tors of the Student Center at two sons, Silas and David,
the NCSU in Raleigh. .
. Funeral services were held
Mildred Frye, president of for Mrs. Patricia McDouglad
La Madrinna Toastmistress Smith, at 3 p.m. Friday. Mrs.
Club, presided at the recent Smith 4ied in Ft. Campbell
meeting at Belk. Table topics y. aympatny is extenaeq ro
were conducted by Dorothy her husband, Sgt. Earl Smith,
Wynn, and Nora McLain, her daughter, Karen; parents,
Mr. and Mrs. K. t. McDougald
Toastmistress ,of the her three sisters and one bro-
evening Jessie DeVane intro- ther. .
duced Miss Wanda Wilkins, a ,
Cumberland County ' public Funeral services for Willie
health nurse, who spoke on Stein Melvin 57 of 525 Spauld-
"Is It Worth Discussing?" ing Street, were held at 3:30
Barbara Jackson recorded pjm. Saturday. Sympathy is
the time, and Devetla Shepard extended to his wife, Mrs.
evaluated the meeting. Closing Joyce Melvin; one daughter,
thought was given by Thelma Mrs. Lhnstine Melvin, one son
and two sisters.
The Classroom Teachers
Association of Cumberland
.County held a brotherhood
citizenship program Tuesday
. May each Carolina Times
reader enjoy the Easter holi
ANY AMOUNT 8
somatic; disease" ever under
taken.' ". ' ;
. .The 'researchers : havtf
followed '. 1 337 medical stu
dents "through their careers
as " students and doctors,; and
those surviving now range in
age from 30 to 6Q. '
- In the Hopkins -study,'
41 of thev doctors have died
thus and 131 have fallen ill,
including 16; listed in the
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