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- L V Way Hell. RUcS ! ** r ' rs- <H y w ffeL I ffe. |Mfc» t » fc „ m 1 Jss^HßiElsMfcNjcS^' I B M _ The Dorcas Society of De troit met at the Lucy Thur man YWCA, Sunday, March 31. Pictured above are, from left to right: Mrs. Theodore Barksdale, second runner-up; Thr Dorcas Society celebrated their 41st Anniversary at the Lucy Thurman YWCA, Sunday from 4 to 6 p m. This very fine club was organized by Mrs. Mam ie Jeffry and has been a good example for all clubs to follow. Mrs. Olive King, the president, introduced the Mistress of Cere monies, Mrs. Irene Williams, who followed through with a fine program of which Mrs Her bert Alexander was chairman. The guests speakers were Mrs. Charles Witten and Mrs. Earn est Gayncs, from the Women's Service Committee of Detroit. Sol >s and reading also bring zest to the program. Jp * * QUEENS PRESENTED This was not a tedious task at all. as these three ladies were dressed so beautifully, and so useful in the organization Mrs. Irene Williams .was happy for the anamely' Mrs Onnie Booth, president of the Detroit Association of Women s Clubs, Mrs. Hattie • Barksdale, custodian, Detroit Association, and .Mrs. Hazel Smith, interest ed in fine art work. All received gifts according to popularity. Tea: was poured by Mrs. Alberta McFall and Mrs. Ola Smith. Mrs. Ollie King, president; Mrs. Her bert Alexander, program chair man. * V * The Current Topic Study Club held their regular meeting at the home of Mrs. Ola Poole on 30th Street, last Tuesday and it is always a pleasure in meet ing there for she is a lovely bos ‘ toss. After the general preliminar ies the president, Mrs. Alberta McFall asked the chairman of the program committee, Mrs. Francis Kelly to proceed with the program. “Women In Legis lature" was the topic for dis cussion and they were honored by having Mrs. Jessie Slayton to discuss this subject throughly and clear up many doubts in our minds on various issues of the past election. We enjoyed the discussion and we also apprec iate the type of program Mrs. Kelly is bringing to the club. A delectable menu was served. Guests present were Mrs. Ger aldine Carmichael, and Mrs. Ber nice Stewart. • * * CHANCEL CHOIR GIVES TEA AND FASHIONS Teas and Fashions was given by the Chancel Choir last Sun day featuring “Raphcals Male Models" and many other feat ures for the enjoyment of its patron \. The event was at Tabernacle Baptist Church ami was very out standing. The auditorium was crowded. • • • BRIDGE Mrs. Gwendolyn Harrison of Ironwood entertained the peter Pan Bridge Club Wednesday evening at the YWCA serving a delicious U o'clock dinner. Present were Mesdames Cecel ia Carter. Marie Walker, Mabel Stowers, Alberta McFall, Hattie Wheeler. Bernice Stewart and Cora Bennett. • • • CRUISE It was a pleasurable cruise for Mrs. Alice Barrett and Mr. Barrett on their trip to Jamacia Mr. Barrett is now a retiree from Chrysler Corporation af ter 22 years of service as an en gineer. and a sizeable purse was given him for Ihis fine trip. • • • BREAKFAST Saturday morning was a beaut iful day to enjoy a real southern breakfast and Mrs. Lucinda Rockridge served just that at her home on 30th Street The gucsU were Mr. and Mrs 1 Mrs. Bennie Smith, Queen; Mrs. Annie Booth, third; Mrs. Stewart A. King, presi dent,, standing; Herbert Alexander, chairman. I Lucius Watkins, Mrs. Lucy Amos, ! Mrs. Stella Hines, Mrs. Lula Sto i vail, Mrs. Mamie icwnsand and Mr. and Mrs. E. Boons. * * * BIRTHDAY Mr. Claude Tyler of John It was given a colorful surprise birthday party Saturday even ing by his vvue, Mrs. Glendie Tyler, at their home where much display of attractive decorations were seen. There were many people in to share a delectable dinner, bring ing nice gw'ts and extending heart felt congratulations. Some guests present were Earl Williams, the J. Otis, the James Pops, the John Welchs, the Albert Simmons, the Frank lin Barnes, the Christopher Tur ners. the Larkin Scruggs, Bill Shaw, Miss B Tyler, Luther Ty ler. Northern Dunbar, Mrs. Wil lie Barnett, Othclia Barnes, Mrs. Willie B. Tyler and Mrs. Ida Ty lc»\ • * A Mr. Henry F. Taylor, son of Mrs. Henry P. Taylor. Sr. of De troit was married Saturday, Mar. 30, 19G3, to Miss Shirley Ann Dixon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Dixon of Biloxi, Mississippi. Mr. and Mrs. H. Taylor attend ed the wedding. Henry F. is an Airman Second Class and is sta tioned at Keesler Air Base in Biloxi. * * A The Mt Zion Baptist Church. 3535 Van Dyke, will celebrate their Pastor Kev. It. W. Wright's 32nd Anniversary beginning Friday, April 5. 19G3 with the Mt. Zion Mass Choir in charge Helping them to make this a successful beginning will be the New Light Baptist Church and their Pastor. Rev. Cornell E. Tal ley The Anniversary will start April 5 and run through April 2g. Wonderful speakers will be there every night. Our theme will be “The Dignity of Service" 1 am among you as one that serv cth’—Lukc 22:27 Rev. Wright, tor 32 years, has been a dynamic and spiritual leader and we, the members of Mt. Zion, are proud to have serv ed under such a great leader. The Anniversary will close Mon day night April 22, with a ban quet in the dining room of the church. Mrs. Elizabeth Moore is Chair man. Mr. George Yarbough. co chairman; Mrs. Christine O’Neal, publicity chairman; Mrs. Mathie Hampton. Mrs Marie Bollard. Mr. James Blacshear, Mr. O’Neal D. Swanson, committee members. Church News Sunday morning at People’s Community Church, during the broadcast over a radio station. Carlyle F. Stewart preached a dynamic sermon on “For Those Who Want The Best.” Dr. Stewart said, some folks look upon religion as something that cramps, and puts the brakes on the enjoyment of life. He declared that we have religion and the church for those who want the best. In his closing remarks, Dr. Stewart asserted: “To have the best things of life, we must do three things. Firstly, seek to he free, like the Negro citizens of Greenwood, Mississippi, secondly, we must give ourselves in serv ice to God and our fellowmen; | thirdly, we must have love for I God and mankind ” The Community Gospel Choir I furnished the songs Mrs Lutilla ! Harper was at the pipe organ in j the choir loft. In observance of National Boys I Club Week, thirty members of j the Boys Club, under the direc tion of Carl Wood were special j guests. • St. James Baptist Hosts State Meet Sir ••* *■ > dffik s y* » ■ ’ v • i: * / * * w - • * - 'A .. ♦ Jr ■* > T BMMMa—* J ]H^j... ■ 9 _ f i • * •♦ v> V ■ A Mammoth Tea, sponsored by the United Church School of Ushering, was held at St. James Baptist Church, Sunday, 4-6 p.m. Seated, left to right: Rev. W. C. Barnett, Host Min- Peoples Community Church Tea Awards m 4 M' jw \ v^ ■*> D9 r I :, Bessie Ford p.-esents a Ster ling Silver Punch Bowl set to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Spratt of E. Vernor on their 25th Wedding Anniversary, celebra- Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Spratt of 2G77 E. Vernor celebrated their Silver Anniversary with friends and family in their home last Saturday at H p.m. For the occa sion, Mrs. Spratt chose a white lace evening gown fashioned with cap sleeves and a round neckline, a creation of Ray’s Bri dal Shop She wore silver even ing slippers, tiny pearl carri lgs and necklace, and a rhinestone tiara. She also wore an orcl id. Decorations were in silver tnni- j mings. A miniature bride A- gri om I was placed on the three-tier j cake baked by Mrs. Allcnc I oq irfitrlt nut for kids ister; Me-y Jackson, State Chairman; Ola Cotton, State School Instructor & Fin. Sec.; Beatrice Boles, Recording Sec.; and Emma Cotton Correspond Ist prize winner, Ouida Pitts, last Sunday at the Popularity tea last Saturday in tneir home with their family and friends. uemore. For entertainment, the guests enjoyed a smorgasboard and cocktails. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Parks, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Car roll Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Koquemore, Mr. and Mrs. Gus McGrudcr, Mr. and Mrs. LaMarr Lett, Miss Fannie Bentley & guest. Mr. and Mrs. Willie E. Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer G!.tmien, Shirley and Comoro, sister an<l neicc of Mr. Spratt, M:. i Mrs. Jimmie Wilson, Mr. and Lester Thomas, Hester l?o*|uotnore and guest, Mr. and Mi.,. Vv. C. Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Cli ter Ward. ing Secretary. Standing, left to right: Vesta Edding, Social Chr.; Willie Simuel, Jackson Unit Instructor; Irene Lee, and Mr. W. B. Eddings, Treasurer. Tea sponsored by the Flower Club of People's Community Church. Mary Frances Monroe, 2nd prize winner holds her Ster* ling Tray, as Lucille Hawkins, sponsor looks on. Back row, left to right, are Pearl Thomas, soloist, Sallie Hickman, Fannie Walker and Mamie Jones, also prize win ners. Theatre Detroit By Woodie King, Jr. “The Blues” opens Thursday. April 4, 1983, 8:30 p. m., at The Concept Theatre Club, 401 K Adams. “The Blues” is a three part dance concert: Foreign Blues. American Jazz, and Spiri tual and Gospel. It will he danced by Jimi Hunt and Company; featuring Carlene I’olite. It will run weekends through April. Jimi Hunt's career started at the Katherine Dunham School of Dance, Theatre, and Cultural Research, including Acting (Kurt Serf). In the Navy at the time he became a scholarship student, aft e r auditioning for Syviiia forte; then for Katherine Dun ham. He made his professional debut in Rogers and Hammer steins “Showboat” at the Zig field Theatre. Mr. Hunt also toured with “Showboat” for 2 years, lie was summoned by Katherine Dunham to join her company in Europe as a replace ment. He remained in Europe alter auditioning for Syvilla lorte to work with the Jimmie Fields Afro-American Ballet, Joaquin Casa's production (Dc Cuba A Espana), and road com pany with Jaime Camino’s Or chestra. In Detroit Jimi Hunt has taught lor many of the better schools of dance. He has 3 years senonty as choreographer for the City of Detroit's Department of Parks and Recreation. He has given master lessons for Wayne University and is currently teach ing at the Detroit Conservatory of Music. t arlene Polite is a New Yorker • ’H a graduate of Martha Gra hrii's School of Dance. She t..ug.’it and appeared in concerts at the YM HA in New York t ity. In 1959 Miss Polite journey ed to Detroit to take a staff position at the Vanguard Play house. At Vanguard, in addition to teaching dance movement, she appeared in the "Boy I' r • e n d”, “The Disenchanted,” f Also choreographed the move ment), and “Dark of the Moon.” In 19<>0 Miss Polite appeared with Mr. Valter Poole on the Lett lire Series, “Conversation in the Arts.” Social & Cliurch _ ly f?uly Williams A MUSICAL INTERLUDE A program presented last Sun day by the Women of Allen Tern pie AM E Church featured the •Accopiatos", one of the most popular male ensembles around the Water Wonderland. Also ap pearing on the program were St. Paul’s AME Zion Celestial Choir, with Mr. William Mann. Minis ter of Music, Mr. William Dancy, Director of Choirs and Mr. Theo dore Hubbard. Minister of Mus ic. Mrs. Eula Black was General Chairman, assisted by Mesdames Selena Pillows and Thema Mills. * » * FRANK G. HARDIN IN RECITAL The Altar Guild of Lomax Tem ple AME Zion Church presented Master Sergeant Frank G. Har din, organist and soloist in a re cital Sunday, March 31st, in the church sanctuary. Hardin, a re tiree from the US. Army, after serving twenty years in military service, is a native Detroiter, and has played the piano and ac cordion since the age of five. He has used his talent to enter tain throughout Europe, the far East and in the United States. Mrs. E. L. Hunter is president ol the sponsoring group, and the Rev. George A. Brooks is minis ter. * * * FLOWER CLUB SPONSORS POPULARITY TEA The Flower Club of People’s Community Church held their Popularity Tea last Sunday at 121 Josephine 4 6 p m. Mrs. Ou ida Pitts was crowned Queen of the Flower Club, having report ed the highest amount of finance. For her efforts she received a sterling silver punch bowl set. Mrs. Frances F Moore, second, received a cash award and a sterling tray. Mrs. Fannie Walk er. third, received a sterling tray. Mamie Jones, fourth winner re ceived a Steuben Glass Set. Mrs. Jean Hurd sponsored the first and third winners. Mrs. Ruth Goodwin sponsored the second prize winner and flrfr'C Lucille Hawkins sponsored the fourth prize winner. Mrs. Shirley Jones was mistress of ceremonies, and Pearl Thomas of Gospel Temple Baptist Church, soloist; I.ucilc Hawkins and Ruth Goodwin read poems. Mrs J Hurd was general I chairman. Bessie Ford, Pres; the , Rev. Carlysle Stewart. Pastor. * * * OBSERVES PASTOR'S FOURTH ANNIVERSARY The membership of Third Bap tist Church, 582 E. Ferry, will observe the fourth anniversary of their pastor the Rev. Samuel J. Williams. Mar. 31 - April 28. 19- 63. Guests appearing during the | services will be the Rev. C. J. Gadson and East Lake Baptist, Rev. S L. Hampton and Second Baptist of Inkster, Mich.; Rev. W M Holley and Rising Star Bap tist-; Rev. B. T. Turner and New Jerusalem Baptist of Pontiac, Michigan; Rev. E. M. Moore and El Bethel Baptist; Rev. Griggs and 2nd Ebenczer Baptist; Rev. L. W. Craig and Greater Mt Mo riah Baptist; Rev. W. J. Glenn and Pilgrim Baptist Church, and Dr. II 11. Coleman and Greater Macedonia Baptist Church. Geo. Wynn is general chairman. The program coordinates: George San ders. Charles Tucker, Rose Park er. Lottie Brown. Robert Will iams, Thelma Hopper, Darlene Byrd, Zola Holloway, Mattie Thomas, Willie M. Williams, Ber tha L. Marion. Marietta Boggs, Lua Sirls, Hattie Dogans, Bessie Sanders, Anna Germain, Pauline Porter. Ruby Tucker and the Ush er Board. * * * MAMMOTH TEA A Mammoth Tea sponsored by the United Church School of Ushering was held at St. James Baptist Church, Pulford at Mt. Elliott last Sunday, 4-6 p in. The Rev W. C. Barnett was host minister. A beauty to behold was the three colorful tables from which the guests took their tasteful repast at the end of the program which featured solos and readings by very talented in liwaM| n, i. 6 DETROU IKIBUNE, SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 1903 participants Among them were Mrs Georgia Higgins, Katie Ber ry. and Miss Louise Ovid. ‘ Another feature was the Music and Hat Box by Miss Pearl Car ter. whose custom made hats were gracefully modeled by Des sie Chapman. Adding charm to the colorful event were the love ly hostesses wearing after-five attire Mesdames Ovella Harris. Rose Phillip. Naomi Westbrook, Mrs. Taylor and Georgia Higgins. Mrs. Emma L. Cotton, Acting Program Chairman, Mrs. Mary Jackson. State Chairman. Mr. I. B. Holly, State President. # • • Monday, April Bth. at 7:30 p.m. Dr A. A. Banks. Jr., pastor of Second Baptist Church of De troit, will preach in the 34th An niversary of Dr. S. D. Ross, pas tor of Shiloh Baptist Church. * * * THE FIVE W SOCIAL AND CHARITY CLUB Observed their 28th Anniver sary Tea with Fashions and Mus ic. Sunday afternoon. March 31st, 46 p.m. in the Lecture Hall of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Mrs Ruth Spraggs was Mistress of Ceremonies, Mrs. Lorraine Ho gans. Commentator. Mrs. Mary Ellen Kuhn was at the piano. Pre siding at the Tea Table was Mrs. Hattie Harris and Mrs. Ernes tine Cross. Mrs. Ellen Atkinson is president of she club, the Rev. Fulton 0. Bradley. Minister. Patent Office Creates Revised Promotion Plan WASHINGTON, DC. A now promotion plan to insure equal opportunity in the U.S. Patent Office has resulted in the closing of a complaint signed by 60 em ployees concerning promotion selection procedures, it was an nounced today. Hobart Taylor, Jr., executive vice chairman of the President’s Committee, said the revised Pro motion Plan I should result in effective resolution of the com plaint claiming denial of equal opportunity for promotion. The closing of this complaint does not restrict the right of in dividual employees to file fur ther complaints as to their indi vidual situations should they feel that the new promotion plan falls short of its goal of equal oppor tunity. Mr. Taylor said. The group complaint referred to promotion procedures and did not concern the situations of any particular individuals. Mr. Taylor said the Patens Of fice adopted the new promotion plan as the result of suggestions and comments of employees. He said he understands it includes a higher degree of employee par ticipation in the procedures by which persons are selected for promotion than is practiced in any other government agency. The revised Promotion Plan I includes provisions for (1) em ployee scrutiny of the promotion selection lists; (2) setting forth qualification standards ofr jobs; (3) employee review of supervis ory ratings with right of appeal; (4) the posting of all vacancies; (5) selection for appointments fv»*m the first three names on the promotion selection lists, and (6> right of employees to ascer tain their position on thte elig ible registers. In the course ot developing the revised promotion plan, the Patent Office Committee work ing on the program held numer ous meeting and interviews with employees, including the com plainants. The first proposed plan was circulated to employees and, as the result of suggestions of employees, was amended in some ways, according to Presi dent’s Committee records. Complainants are being noti fied by letter of the action tak en by the Patient Office.