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- Bob Johnson
July 4,Independence Day is a holiday comme
morating the time when America gained its
freedom from British Colonial rule. Americans
really whooped it up when this freedom was
finally granted, and since that time July 4 has
been an annual holiday.
The festivities for this holiday range from
family back yard cookouts to large class
reunions, from traveling coast to coast, to just
staying to home.
Temple No. 51, Drill
Patrol used the confines
of Charlotte's Civic Cen
ter last Saturday night
in hosting a Pre-Fourth
of July Disco.
The very statuesque
ELEASE THE DISCO
QUEEN furnished the
music and some of her
dancing antics for the
people in attendance. Bob Johnson
affair were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nealy, Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Woods, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson
Sherrill, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Evans, Mr. and
Mrs. Charlés Williams of the "The House of
Charles," Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Smith, Mrs. Carl
Addison, Mr. and Mrs. Vince Cauthen, Mr. and
Mrs. Gordon Morley, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hanson,
and Mr. and Mrs. James Buford.
SPECIAL Ε VENT...The Metrolina Chapter of
National Organization of Women (N.O.W.) is
chartering a bus from Charlotte to Washington,
D.C. for all people interested in participating in
the July 9th National March to support the ERA
Extension. The bus will leave Saturday, July 8
and return Sunday, July 9. Transportation cost
is $25 per person. For more information about
the march, the trip, and overnight housing, call
333-5101 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. or 333-4613
after 8 p.m.
CLASS DANCE...Second Ward High School's
Class of *51 sponsored a Pre-Fourth of July Disco
Dance last Saturday night at the National Guard
The dance lasted from 9 p.m. ULl a.puaad w**
a lot of fun for Alma Bet tun, Sandra Cooper,
Gloria Caldwell,- Μη, Charles Frazier,
Mr. and Mrs. Raymon Tennison, Mr. and Mrs.
David Smalls, Willie Grier, Thom Painter,
Bernice Young, Cynthia Sommers, Mr. and Mrs.
Woodrow Barnes, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Simpson,
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Byers, Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Moss, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Lotharp, Mr.
and Mrs. Vaughn Belton and Mr. and Mrs.
"FREAKY" TEA...The lovely young ladies of
the BLACK CHARISMA SOCIAL CLUB will
sponsor what they call a "Freaky" Tea, Sunday,
July 9, at the Elks Home 3313 Tuckaseegee Rd.
This sip, snack and freak function will begin at 4
p.m. and last until the last tired body leaves.
CLASS REUNION...Second Ward High School
Classes of 1936 and 37 held their second annual
class reunion last weekend at the Holiday Inn
North, 3815 North Tryon St. in the Wagoner
This meeting of class members began last
- Friday evening with the registration of partici
pants from 4-6 p.m. and a cocktail session for the
classmates from 7 p.m. til 12 a.m. in the
However the big day was Saturday, July 1,
whprp thp srhprinlp of all day activities ranged
from a class meeting that was held from 10
a.m.-12 p.m. through a disco dance from 9 p.m.-l
Group worship services were held last Sunday
at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 1801 Oaklawn
Ave., which ended a very wonderful weekend for
the 1936 and 1937 class members of Second Ward
.some oi the folks participating m this reunion
fun were Mr. and Mrs. Luther Thompson, Mr.
and Mrs. Oliver Withers, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Spence.Mr. and Mrs. Hyder Massey, Mr. and
Mrs. Lloyd Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Turner
Sumoter. Selena Stitt, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ray,
Emma Terry Cheetam, Thomesina Johnson
Thomas Miller from New York, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Withers, Rosa Pettice, Ethel Platte, Mr.
and Mrs. Bud Houston, Wash Alexander, Jessie
Avery Hanion, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Watson,
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Booton, Mr. and Mrs. Gerson
Stroud, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hargraves, Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Haywood, Lucille Richardson,
Julia Ford, Linda Harley, and Brenda Worthy.
GOLF FUN..."The Sportsmen 5" will sponsor
a 4 ball golf tournament at the Revolution Golf
Course, Saturday, and Sunday, July 22 and 23.
There will be an abundance of trophies and
prize· given away to the better 2-man teams in
each of four flights.
FIRE WORK FUN??? According to the very
petite ANGELA CALDWELL, misery is trying to
mingle with 62,000 people at Freedom Park's
annual display of fireworks held every July 4.
Her companions in this venture were Cassan
dra Rom, TaDonya Ross, Patansa Coleman,
Torrence Wade, Donnie Ardrey, and Shiquisha
Bakke Suit Does Not "Deal A
Death Blow" To Affirmative Action
Merchants Who Advertise In The
Post Are Tell Telling You They
Appreciate Your Business.
By Linda Florence
Post Staff Writer
The recent U.S. Supreme
Court ruling in the Allan
Bakke reverse discrimination
suit does not "deal a death
blow" to affirmative action
and the civil rights movement,
Vernon Jordan. National Ur
ban League President said
While Jordan considers the
decision a setback, he said
that anyone who contends the
ruling is "a death blow" is
simply adding to the problem
Jordan, speaking to commu
nity and corporate leaders at
the Radisson Plaza Hotel, was
in Charlotte to assist local
efforts to bring a chapter of
the Urban League to Char
Jordan said ht· disagree*
with the court in buying that
Bakke had been illegally
denied entrance to medical
school because lie ΐί· white
He said he agrees with the
part ol the decision which su\^
race may be factor considered
in- policymaking by institu
tions of higher education, and
that no American may be
discriminated against simply
and solely on account of race.
"1 believe it is the duty of
businessmen to continue to
pursue affirmative action
strongly am! vigorously." Jor
Jordan succeeded the late
Whitney Young as head of the
Irban League in 1972.
ALL PRICES AND QIVIaWA
AD ARE GOOD AT
GRAND OPINING STORE ONLY !
*1,000.00 in cash will be given away on Saturday night,
July 8 at 7:00 p.m. Winners will be determined by drawing.
No purchase is necessary- just register to win! One winner
per family, please. You do not have to be present to win.
Employees of Winn-Dixie and their immediate families will
not be eligible to win. All entrants must be 18 years of
LARRY GREEN |
STORE MANAGER "
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