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VOL. 29, NO. 33 GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 1970 PRICE: 10 CENTS
DEATHS AND FUNERALS
Funeral services for Mrs. Ida
Clark Aldridge were conducted
at Union Memorial United Meth
odist Church of Greensboro, on
Wednesday, June24, 1970 at 4:00
pm with Rev. Avery Robinson,
Mrs. Aldridge was born in
Randolph County Aprii 3, 1881
to the late Henry and Maggie
MRS. ILA CLARK ALDRIDGE
Clark and departed this life June
20, 1970 at L. Richardson Me
She was married to the late
Mr. William T. Aldridge and to
this union tour children were
born, including two sons who
preceded her in death.
After moving with her family
to Guilford County she joined
Holmes Methodist Church where
she remained, until later years
moving her membership to High
Street Methodist Church, now
Union Memorial United Metho
dist Church. She was a loyal and
faithful member as long as her
health permitted her to attend.
She is survived by two daugh
ters, Mrs. Mable Watson of the
j home, and Mrs. Pearl Lee of
Thiells, New York; three grand
| children, Mrs. Alta Holiday, Mrs.
Bettie Thompson and Mrs. Ma
rion Hooper; great-grandchil
dren, Mr. Wilbur Aldridge, Pa
tricia Hill and Andrew Thomp
son. Ill; great-great- grandson,
| Keith Hill and a large number
of relatives and friends.
Smith's Funeral Directors in
charge of arrangements.
A&T RECEIVES $147,000 GRANT TO
ESTABLISH TRANSPORT INSTITUTE
By Richard E. Moore
GREENSBORO, N. C.? A&T
State University has received a
$147,972 grant from the U. S.
Department of Transportation to
establish an institute for research
and teaching of a number of
problems related to urban trans
According to Dr. Reginald
Armory, dean of the A&T School
of Engineering, the project will
be conducted on an interdis
ciplinary basis, the departments
of economics and architectural
engineering and the Division of
Dr. Amory and Dr. Evans,
acting head of the Department
of Economics, will serve as co
directors of the proposed Trans
"Although our focus will be
on the study of transportation
problems in the cities,' said
Amory, "we shall also train un
dergraduates in the critical area
Amory said that by making
students aware of the scale of
problems involved in transpor
tation, more of them will be at
tracted into transportation re
lated agencies and industries.
Besides offering undergrad
training, Amory said the new
Transportation Institute will
serve as a regional center for
elected officials, community
leaders, as well as local and
state engineers, architects, plan
ners and other professionals.
"We hope to offer short cours
es, colloquia and workshops de
signed to provide instruction In
current techniques and concepts
in transportation," added Amory.
One of the problems already
being studied by Dr. Jan Stulin
sky, an engineering professor at
A&T, is the feasibility of the use
of "earless and limited" traffic
in residential and downtown
"Cities today are not cities
for humans,' said Stulinsky.
"They are cities for cars.'
Other institute faculty mem
bers will be Anwar Kahn, Dr.
Alice E. Kidder, Howard F.
Robinson, Dr. Florentine V. Sow
ell, William A. Streat, Jr.
Mrs. Frances L. Enzlow has
announced that the Western
North Carolina Conference of
the A. M. E. Church is meeting
at St. Paul A. M. E. Church in
Raleigh, North Carolina, on Sun
day, June 28, at 8:00 p. m. The
occasion being the Young Peo
ple's Department Annual Prin
The Y. P. D. Pageant is hon-(
oring Bishop and Mrs. George
W. Baber and Mrs. Mamie Aik
ens, who is the Y.P.D. Connec
An enjoyable evening is plan
ned with music, speeches, judg
ing and the March of the 1970
Princess. Miss Renee Hayes,
Princess of 1968, will present
Miss Gloria Jean Robinson, Prin
cess of 1969, who will in turn
present the 1970 Princess.
L A. WISE
616 Benbow Road
Ward No. 4 Closes Fiscal Year With Successful Events
Ward No. 4 of the United Institutional Bap
tist Church ended the fiscal year with two suc
In May the Ward sponsored a King and Queen
contest. Mr. E. R. Jones, leader of Ward No. 4,
was crowned king by reporting a sum of $150.00.
Mrs. Sarah Lowe, a loyal and faithful member of
the ward, was crowned Queen. She reported $230.
Mrs. Rosa Lee Mitchell was runner-up with
$2X5.00. Last year's queen, Mrs. Carrie Coin crown
ed the new queen.
In June the ward sponsored its annual Baby
Contest. The contest culminated on Sunday, June
21, 1970 at the home of Mr. Si Mrs. Archie Ander
son, 818 Logan Street.
Baby Cherisa Smith, daughter of Mr and Mrs.
Bill Smith, was first place winner with a total of
$255.13. Her sponsors were Mrs. Julia Moore and
Mr. Wesley Clark.
Second place winner was Baby Sylvia More
head, daughter of Mrs. Bernice Morehead. She re
ported $189.00 Her sponsors were Mrs. Alice Mur
chison and Mrs. Minnie Ordley.
Baby Buriey Spinks, Jr., son of Mr. & Mrs.
Burley Spinks, was third place winner by report
ing ?173.00 His sponsors were Mrs. Florence Tucker
Mrs. Sarah Lowe, and Mrs. Wallace.
Fourth place winner was Baby Ramon Le
Grand, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LeGr&nd.
He reported $130.00. His sponsors were Miss Delols
Lindsay and Mrs. Mattie Lindsay and Mr. E. R.
These two contests enabled the ward to meet
its quota for the year. We thank all of our members
and friends for their loyal support and contribu
Missionary Circle No. 2
The Winnie Lewis Missionary
Circle of Bethel Church will
meet Thursday, June 25, 8:00
p. m. in the Fellowship Hall of
the Church. A social hour follows.
All members are requested to
be present with their guests.
The Floral Club of Bethel
Church will meet Sunday, June
28 at 5 p. m., with Mrs. Aleece
Faulkner, 903 Martin St. All
members are urged to be pres
ent for their last formal meet
ing of the season.
85th Session of The Rowan Baptist
S. S. Convention To Convene July 2
Jimmle I. Barker, Greens
boro, president, and Miss Y. j
Josephine Wade, Madison, ex
ecutive secretary, jointly an
nounce the 85th session of the
Rowan Baptist Sunday School
Convention set for the Monu- j
mental Mt. Zion Baptist
Church, 47 Eagle Street, Ashe- 1
ville, N. C, Thursday, July 2, |
and Friday, July 3, 1970, Dr.
J. W. White is host pastor.
Activities for Thursday in- i
elude: Devotion and the Inspira- |
tional Message by R*v. J. G.
Gaston, East Spencer; Work
shops for All Ages Around the
topics "Religious and Psysiolog
ical Approaches to Family Life
Education Involving Courtship,
Sex and Marriage; Black Pow
er and the Negro Revolution and
Growing Up with Christ."
After lunch there will be a
tour "See the City of Ashevllle,"
recreation, watermelon eating
and lecture sessions with the
division of the pastors and su
perintendents' wives In charge.
The evening session will be
gin at 7:00 p. m. with the mas
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