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The Hartford Chronicle NOVEMBER 23, 1946 NEW HAVEN NEWS By Harriet J. Davis On Thursday evening, Nov. 14, the Dixwell Alumni, a group of former Dixwell athletes, held a smoker in the Dixwell House Gymnasium. From all reports this was a grand affair and a very large attendance was on hand meeting old and new friends. Appearing on the pro gram were several well known local sport and civic figures. Latest pictures of the Yale football team and the champion ship fight of Joe Louis were shown. Some of New Haven's own local talent entertained for the evening. The program was arranged by Leroy Fitch, acting as chair man and aided by Jim Castelle, Gordon Brown, and George Fitch. St. Lukes held their Annual Fall Festival in the Guild Room of the Church, Wednesday and Thursday evenings of this past week. A very large crowd at tended. Haven't heard who the lucky winners were for the Radio, Blanket, Pyrex Set, Candy, Fruit and all that's yours, if you're lucky. On Wednesday evening Mor ris Eaton and Art Belle were in vited musicians appearing on the program. The two numbers rendered were very inspiring, and greatly appreciated. Another score for the Musi cian's Club. Some mighty mu sicians were on hand during the week of the 10th. Everybody was really "groovy". Irving Johnson, better known as "Wild West" free lancing ace trum peer, stole part of the show. Horace Silver, Tenor Sax, from South Norwalk, Bill Diaz, Alto Sax, and Bill Carson won the attention of the large crowd, incidentally, Bill is from Bdgpt. Last but not least, your old re liables were still on hand, Billy Brown, Alvin Towles, Art Belle, Wesey Batta, Al Simmons and Morris Eaton. Looks like we will be seeing a lot of "Wild West" around the club and believe me when I tell you he is really "Mad' when it comes to giving out on his trumpet. Mrs. Mattie Augusta of 157 Goffe Street, recently was the charming hostess of the La Pe tite Club. Mrs. Ruth Washing ton was winner of first prize and Mrs. Lillian Pitts was the recipient of the consolation award. Heard that Calvin Stoner of Admiral Street has returned from his vacation in Canada. Cal, as we all know him, is one of the ace photographers in New Haven and I'm quite sure that a good deal of his time was spent taking snaps. Mrs. Mary Aimes and daugh ter Linda of Jacksonville, N. C, journeyed on to Portland, Me., after spending a few days here with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Jack son, of New York City, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore May, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Doyle of Hack ensack, New Jersey, were re cently highly entertained in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rey nolds of State Street. While in the city, the Reynolds enter tained their guests at an ac quaintance partv, Sundav, Nov. 10th. By Mr. James . Shankel The annual concert of the Curtis M. Caulsbury Choir will be held Sunday, December 1 at the Troup Junior High School with Mrs. Guy Patterson Gan nett, president of the Natl. Federation of Music Clubs .as special guest. The second in a fall-winter series of recitals by the spon sors of the Dixwell Concert Series, Mrs. Dorcas Douglass, Chairman, Nerrisa Tyler, Ethel Morgan, Rachel Baker, Syman tha A. Minor, Gloria Liburd, Leonard Griffin and Leon Nel son, will present Marjorie Land marsh, pianist, on Thursday, November 21 at Varick A.M.E. Zion Church. On Friday, November 22 at the Bethel A.M.E. Church, 31 Sperry Street the Oration Club Scholarship Fund Group of IBPOE of W will present the Sunset Jubilee Singers with the Rev. Mrs. Delores Bowen as Mistress of Ceremonies. HOUSE of HAWKINS BEACH STREET SAVIN ROCK WEST HAVEN, CONN. OPEN YEAR ROUND FINE FOOD DANCING DAVID JAYNES AND HIS JUMPING FOUR FEATURED EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT Smart Personalized XMAS CARDS By Ordering Now You Have A Choice SeectionFrom Which To Choose GINSBERG'S 166 DIXWELL AVE. New Haven, Conn. WATERBURY NEWS Mrs. Leila T. Alexander Williams Honored Last Sunday afternoon the Board of Directors honored Mrs. Leila T. Alexander Wil liams at the Pearl St. Communi ty House. There was an open house farewell enjoyed by all. Mrs. Williams resigned after 22 years of service as executive secretary of the organization and will soon leave for Detroit where she will make her home. Th.e committee in charge in cluded: Miss Elizabeth P. Ros coe, Chairman, Mrs. Orton P. Camp, Mrs. Bessie L. Crane, Jo,hn B. Andrews, Mrs. Richard W. Goss, Mrs. C. A. Harvey, Mrs. Reuben A. 'McKinney, La cey F. Maness, Herbert S. Smith, Mrs. Aileen S. Wooders, and Rev. M. Webb Wright. Wilson Post News James Pruden of 81 Pearl Street, former Asst. Sgt. at Arms of Wilson Post American Legion, was recently made an honorary Post Commander by the Post for whole-hearted, sin cere service to the organization, since its beginning in 1934. Mr. Pruden, who has been ill for quite sometime, has recov ered and is now employed by the Naugatuck Rubber Com pany, through the kind efforts of his friend, Art Dunham of Pearl Street. Students In Joint Recital On Friday evening, Novem ber 8, the students of Mesdames CHOICE LIQUORS GET YOUR COPY IN EARLY ELZY FUR CLEANING CO. REPAIRING GLAZING Phone 5-9279 268 DIXWELL AVE NEW HAVEN, CONN. Muriel Bacote and Constance Weller O'Sell appeared in a joint piano recital at the Pearl St. Community House. The program was as follows : Two Duets 1. Morning' Song Theodore Presser Charles Clapp and Teacher 2. Waltz Theodore Presser Thomas Clapp and Teacher Ring Around-a-Rosy Ann Scott Ruth Fitzgerald Melody in F Anton Ruben stein Maxine Watts Ding, Dong Bell George Spaulding Joan Green Souvenir Franz Drdla Knoutton Craig To Arms Walter Rolfe Elaine Jefferson Humoresque Antonin Dvorak Ruby Cypress Intermission Camp Winsun George G. Greene Rudolph Cooper Narcissus Ethelbert Nevin Janet Watts Dancing Shoes M. Aaron Shirley Mitchell Mintiet in G Ludvig van Beethoven Delia Sutton Sextette from Lucia Carl Bohn June Foust Prelude No. I Johann S. Bach "ROBINSON VET CLUB" To Honor Mothers The Joseph L. Robinson Vet eran's Club on Sunday after noon, Nov. 17 at its quarters at 99 Pearl St. will honor their Mothers with a Turkey Dinner and Musical Program. The af fair which t will be the first of this nature given by the organi zation is aimed primarily to ex press the fellas' appreciation (Confc? on Page 5) BOUZUOCOS BROTHERS Ice Cream Confectionery and Fruit 139 DIXWELL AVE. New Haven Conn. 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Preaching at 12:00 Noon Y. P. W. W. at 6 :30 P.M. Evening Service 8:00 P.M. ST. PAUL'S U. A. M. E. 94 Webster Street Rev. James E. Henry, Minister Morning Service 11 A.M. Sunday School 1 P.M. Spnecer's League 6:3017:30 P.M. Evening Service 8 P.M. PATRONIZE "'The Avenue's" Only Negro. Shoemaker New York Shoe Repair Service Tinney and Foster, Owners C. Foster, Mgr. 220 Dixwell Avenue . New Haven, Conn. MAC'S SMOKE SHOP and SHOE SHINE PARLOR All Types of Papers and Magazines Here 256 Dixwell Ave. TeL 6-9764 New Haven, Conn. McMillan, Prop. DIXWELL Wallpaper is Paint Store Baystate Paints Wallpaper 109 DIXWELL AVE. TeL 6-2944 ''New Haven, Conn.