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The Hartford Chronicle
FEBRUARY 15, 1947 HARTFORD SOCIAL NEWS OLIVIA SHELTON, Editor TOLBERT REEVES NUPTIALS Page Six Alphas Reorganize The Beta Sigma Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., met recently at the office of Dr. Joseph Bul lock and reorganized. . The following officers were elected: Dr. Joseph Bullock, President'; Clarence B. Shelton, Vice-President; George David, Recording and Corresponding Secretary; Dr. Willard M. Cole man, Financial Secretary; F. T. Simpson, Sgt.-at-Arms ; Treas urer, Rev. J. A. Wright; Chap lain, Rey. John Miller; Editor-in-Chief of the Sphinx Maga zjne, William D. Graham. On Thursday evening, Feb ruary the 6th, the Alphas were royally entertained at the beau tiful home of Dr. and Mrs. Wil lard M. Coleman at 82 Brighton Street, New Britain, Conn. Prior to .the business session a delicious venison dinner was served, honoring Brother N. P. Dotson who will soon be leaving to accept a position in Seattle, Washington. v ' Beta Sigma Lambda has out lined an extensive and interest ing program which promises to be a great asset to the com munity. Roster of Alpha members: Dr. Joseph Bullock, C. B. Shel ton, Frank T. Simpson, William D.' Graham, Dr. W. M. Coleman, Rev. John Miller, Andrew Har ris, Napolean Dotson, William Jones, William Johnson, Rev. J. A. Wright, John Newman and George David. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Curtiss of New York spent the past week in the city as the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Shelton at 154 Enfield Street. The Curtiss' were married in New York Sunday, February 1 the second at three o 'clock. Calling All Delta's If you are a Delta, or a col ege student or graduate and would like to become a Delta, please contact Mrs. C. B. Shel ton i at 154 ' Enfield Street or call 6-9010 and ask for Mrs Shelton. i. mmmmm mm - . : ft ' "'V.: it-- 4 "Left to right: Mr. Samuel Carr, Miss Doris Williams, Mr. Edward Strong, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Reaves, Mr. Leonard Nel son, Mrs. Ethel Reaves, Mr. Joseph Reaves, Miss Gertrude Reaves, and Mr. Norman Strong. Miss Ollie Mae Tolbert, daughter of Mrs. Arie Tolbert of 4 Martin Street, and Mr. Albert Reaves, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thad Reaves of 72 Bellevue Square, were married December 29, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Rev. G. S. Clark performed the cere mony. A reception was held for the bride and groom at the home of Mr. and Mrs. V.Standard of 53 Russell Street. Mr. and Mrs. Reaves will reside at 4 Martin Street. ' on Mahl Avenue. The date is Friday, February the twenty-first. Notice!! Notice!! We gladly publish all club, church, personal or social items free of charge. Address your items to the Women's Page, Hartford Chronicle, 1702 Main St. Please get your news in by Friday of each week to in sure publication. Miss Earlene Gregg, popular Beautician and proprietor of Earlene 's Beauty Salon, and Faith Hair Pomade Laborato ries, received a certificate of acceptance from the state of Connecticut last week. The new product has really caught the public's fancy and Miss Gregg is being kept very busy fillinsr orders. Women's Club Hears Miss Mixter The Mother's and"Home Mak er's Club met Friday evening, February the seventh, at the Women's League on Avon St. The special feature of the eve ning was a short movie called "Tricks and Treats" shown by Miss Arra Mixter of the Hart ford Gas Company. Miss Mix ter brought prepared samples 'of the various dishes shown in the movie. These dishes along with the coffee prepared by the refreshment committee served as a delicious repast. Leaflets with helpful .home making hints were distributed. Miss Eugene Shaw, chairman of the program committee, made her report. The president, Mrs. Marshall Wood, presided. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Julia Grant CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY On Monday evening, Feb ruary the third, Mr; and Mrs. George Watson celebrated their first wedding anniversary with a delightful party at their home as 6 Pavilion Street. The home was beautifully decorated with fresh cut roses and other flowers. The rump us room '(which was used for music and dancing) was deco rated with crepe paper of vari ous hues. The one hundred and fifty guests present enjoyed the ham, chiclen salad, chitterlings, rolls, potato chips, peanuts, ice cream, cake and drinks. INSTALLATION SERVICE SORORITY SPONSORS On Sunday afternoon at Shi loh Baptist Church, Delta Gam ma Theta Sorority, sponsored a joint installation service. Par ticipatinng clubs, fraternities and sorities were the Carpe Diem Fraternity , Phi Epsilon Sorority, the Cosmopolitan Ee guires, Dallas and Kips clubs. Mrs. Eugene D.J. Shaw was the principal speaker, her ' subject being: The value of co-opera-tionamong the various clubs. For the musical portion of thej program Miss Lorraine Duncan played a piano solo "Clair De Lune", Mrs.Agnes Smith of Springfield, Mass., sang "A City Called Heaven , and Mr. Ri chard Walker sang "Swing Low Sweet Chariot ". Dr. Robert H. Alexander will be guest speaker at the Inde pendent Methodist Episcopal Church, 210 Bellevue Street, Sunday, February 16, at 11:00 A.M. BRIEF BIO GRAPHICAL STATEMENT ON REV. H. ALEXANDER Robert H. Alexander, a native f Mitchell County, Georgia, ob tained his early training in the public schools of that county. He secured his college training from Morris Brown College, At lanta, Ga., graduating from that institution in 1941. He is al so a graduate of Turner Theo logical Seminary, Atlanta, hold ing the B. D. degree from that school. Rev. Alexander pastored at churches in his home county before going to Morris Brown, and also pastored for seven years the Rock Temple AME Church, Conyers, Georgia. Rev. Alexander served for four years as a chaplain with the Army of the United States. In recogni iton of the,type of service which he was trying to render to our troops in his theater, he was promoted to the rank of major, and made liason Chaplain for all the Negro Anti-Aircraft units in the Southwest Pacific Theater, Rev. Alexander is at present studying at the Boston Univer sity School of Theology, where he is in candidacy for the de gree of Master of Sacred Theology. Acknowledgement i The family of the late Mr. Thomas Brown of 50 Kennedy Street wishes to express their appreciation and thanks to. all' those who were so kind to them during their recent bereavement. 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