The Pittsburgh Courier from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 14, 1961 · Page 30
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a t . M. THI rlTTSIUaftH COURIEt Jam. 14, mi Charlotte, N. C.f Socialites Entertain CHARLOTTE, N. C. Among tha mora festive and gala affair - i V V 4 DURHAM DELTAS KTf GOLDEN AGMS - HlaMighting Their spreading Christina cheer, the mmbri of the Durham alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Thata Sorority held" thair 13th annual Christmas party for tha Golden Agar, of that city at tha Algonquin Club House. Tha evening's fattivitias began with tha group'tinging Christmas carols which was lad by Mrs. Alice Sfawart, tha chairman of tha party committaa. Follow log this activity, Mrs: Olivia Cola, mistrass of ermonf, lad tha guests, into an avaning of plaasura. Thara wara graatings from Mrs. Callia Day, who devotes immaasurabla time to tha Walltown Goldan Aga Group, and graatings from Mrs. Mary Changes in Esso's Top Pa. Management BALA CYNWYD, Pa. The Esso Standard division of Humble Oil and Refining . Company recently announced a change in lu top management in Pennsylvania. Samuel E. Charlton, who has been, manager of the company's operations in the state since September, 1958, moves to the Oklahoma - Pate division of Humble, with headquarters in Chicago. The Esso office is in Bala Cyn - wyd, a Philadelphia suburb. Succeeding Mr. Charlton Is DuVsJ F. Dickey, who has been in Esso Pennsylvania's second highest post for more than a year. Replacing Mr. Dickey Is Carroll F. Toler, transferring from the Virginia - West Virginia area. MR. CHARLTON started his Esso career in Baton Rouge, La., upon his graduation from Louisiana State University in 1932. He served in various sales and operations field assignments there until he entered military service. During the war he served in the Transportation Corps at various ports of embarkation in the Delivered Text Of Own Rites Ahead of Time SOUTH RICHMOND. Va. (ANP) A former Richmond policeman, school teacher and licensed minister, apparently never dreamed the text he used on a laymen's program two months ago would i Ironically become his funeral sermon. William a GUt, 33, died recently in Mount Vernon, N. Y., from burns received In an apartment fire. - Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church here last week. The services were conducted by Dr. . W. L. Ransome, pastor of First Baptist Dr. Ransome took his text from Matthew 24:24, subject "Always Be Ready." Tbe mlnUter explained that very unusual circumstances surround this text I visited the home of the parents of the deceased, and they showed me a program where he was tha speaker on a layman's program. The text I am using is the one he used on that occasion. Little did he know that he was preaching what would be used at his own funeral" United States, Alaska, England and Europe. He Is presently a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, Mr. Charlton is director of both the Main - Line (Pennsylvania) Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Bala - Cynwyd - Nar - berth. - He Is a member of the Safety Council of Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and of the Magistrates' Traffic Court Advisory Committee. He Is also a trustee and church school superintendent of the First Baptist Church of Ardmore. Mr. Charlton ,is married to the former Emma Stagg of Eunice, La., and they have three children and two grandchildren. MR. DICKEY, a graduate of Tulane University, Joined Esso in New Orleans In 1939 and spent more than 16 years in the Lou isiana Sales Division. After serving as district manager at Shreve port ha moved to South Carolina as merchandising manager, In February, 1956. He was assigned to Esso headquarters in New York In August 1958, as manager of service station development, and held that post until he was named assistant division manager in Pennsylvania. Mr. Toler joined Esso In Rich. mond In 1937 and was named supervisor of Newport News bulk plant hi 1944. After seven years in sales assignments, he was pro moted to assistant district man ager aNorfolk in 1952 and was advanced to district manager there In 1954. He moved from Norfolk to his most recent post at the Virginia - West Virginia division headquarters In Richmond. Mr. Toler attended the University of Richmond and New York University, and completed the executive development program at Cornell. MM tw Ym Mm la The Curt - "SHU Wasn't Still, It Was Still Operating" FAYETTE. Ala, (ANP) Seeking a tenant for an empty house she owns here, Mrs. Agatha Vlck gave the keys to several prospects last week, and a short time later, one of them called on the phone and asked: "What about those two stills in the basement?" "What stills?" Mrs. Vlck re plied. Still puzzled, she notified Fayette County sheriffs officers, who rushed to the vacant house, and found two whiskey stills. In full operation in the furnace room of the bscxnent. ' - . B. Robbins. Mrs. Minnia Savage won prizes for having tha largast numbar of children ana grandchildren. Othar superlative honors wara racaivad by Mrs. Trilvaa Gooch for tha youngast grandchild, Mrs. Robbins for having baan marriad tha longest (54 years I, and Mrs. Hattia Bond tor having baan . a member of tha sama church for tha longest tima. Mrs. Kittola Curtis was enthusiastically racaivad whan sha gava an original poam diractad to tha Goldan jjr. Affar a pleasing randition by Miss Devesene Wiggins, tha prasidant of tha local chaptar, Dr. Helen Edmonds gava a haart - warming Christmas massaga to tha guasts. Roving About Carolina By John A "GOOD THING" DID ORANGEBURG, S. C. "Can anything good come out of Orangeburg?" That was the ques tion the late Dr. J. C. Parler Joked an the day he walked into my newspaper office in the late 1940's. He was buried In Orange burg Tuesday afternoon with some 2.000 persons at his funer al. Floral bearers handled an al most endless stream of floral tributes. Unknown then outside of Orangeburg, where he was prin cipal of Wilkinson High School, Dr. Parler had visited our office seeking support in his planned race to become president of the state teachers' organization. He won in 1950 and was re - elected in 1952. His Joking about "anything good" coming out of Orangeburg was a take - off on the genera criticism of the late Dr. Jotxn P. Burgess, also of Orangeburg, who had been accused by those pressing for equalization of teacher salaries and facilities in public schools as being opposed to the movement Mr. Parler opened a carefully prepared folder and outlined his own program for general improvement of conditions for teachers and, as far as ha could reasonably go, also for bettering public school conditions for Negroes. His rise was meteoric, and Included numerous areas. If he could have heard eulogists at his funeral Tuesday, he would have had the answer to his own question. All of them, and admittedly far short of words for citing his countless successes for good," said he was "the good thing" which came out of Orangeburg that is up to now. ( Old friend Raymond Claggett, upon spotting me on the boulevard, cried out: "Oh, my God! I know my name's going to be In The Pittsburgh Courier next week!" He's enjoying living In retirement from his years of faithful work at S. C. State College. The death of Dr. Parler recalls what some quarters said a decade ago, when he was in the race for the presidency of South Carolina State College: "His color is his biggest handicap." THEY HAVE FUN LXNCOLNVTLLE, S. C. One little group of the town's ladles keep up a conspiracy against Mrs. W. A. Barron, principal of the Llncolnyilla School' and long - time . - Atfc - if'rt.:. - . H. McCray staunch member of Ebenezer AME Church. These ladles, with Mrs. Ruth Ross, Emmaline Mance and Rachel R. McCray, conspire to shock and startle Mrs. Barron out of friendly devilment and worse, they brag about successes, behind her back, of course. All of them would nearly faint, however, were we to repeat here the little tale they "shook up" Mrs. Barron with the other day. It has to do about a pretty, per fumed, beribboned Persian cat that pranced along the street the bell about her neck tinkling, and happily singing, "All I want for Christmas is two pretty little kittens." Ladies! You'd better not let Rev. W. J. Gadsden hear about this, for he just might put all of you out of church. Speaking of the church. Ebenezer AME Church Is really pretty now that it has been almost brick - veneered. It's the largest in tha area. Rav. Mr. Gadsden Is its well - liked pastor. FOLKS AND NOTES i Dr. James M. Hlnton, Columbia, was In New York City the first of the week attending the annual meeting of the NAACP's national board of directors. ' Dr. and . Mrs. Carl Green and family packed up and departed from Columbia during the week. They are now In Tuskegee, Ala., where Dr. Green will be affiliated with the Veterans Hospital there. Rev. Mack Sharps of Beaufort accompanied by several friends, plans taking in the Inauguration of President - elect Kennedy In Washington. He Is among the selected few in South Carolina to receive an Invitation. Others are expected to leave from Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, etc., for the ceremony on Jan. 20. Forgot to mention that I ran Into Richard Smith at the "holiday house" annual project of the Garden Club the other evening . . . And the affable lady dishing out service at Tony's (Hurley) Record Shop on Gervais St Is Miss June Donaldson. Carl W. Fields, Columbia: W. Kent Alston, Beaufort both school principals, were among persons in Orangeburg Tuesday. Columbia's Courier circulation man, Bura Walker, was running around like a headless chicken the other day trying to find papers for folk who kept calling his home. Seems they wanted to read a certain story in which the ladies had great Interest Mrs. L. Palmer Tou ChapeHs of tha holiday season was a bufr fet - breakfast bridge party giv en by 'Mrs. Theodora A. Alrldga and Mrs. David M. Sasso at tha Hotel Alexander on Dec 30th. Covers were laid for 50 guests, including: Dr. Anna M. Terry, of Central, Ohio; Mrs. Luvenla Jeans of New York City and Mrs. Wilbelmlna Laws of Greensboro, N. C From tha Immediate locale were: Mesdames Bobble Allen, Mauveen Alexander, Gladys An derson, Margaret Beckwlth, Cora Booton, Julia Bouldlng, Dorea - tha Cornelius, Carolynne Gra ham, Ophelia Gray, Doretha Green, Gladys Greene, Floretta Gunn, Aurella Henderson, Mabel Holmes,, lone Jones, Rosa Love, Evelyn Maxwell, Claudia McFad - den, Minnie McKee, Willie Maa McKlsslck, Frances Miller, Gladys Moreland, Elizabeth Moore and Bessie MulUens. Sallie Phelps, Elizabeth Ran dolph, Margsretha Rann, Anna Roberts, Matilda Spears, Dorothy Stelle, Lucielle Tyson, Ruth Washington. Louise Watkins, Lydla Wilkins, Nancy Williams, Vivian Williams, Lizzette Williams, Beatrice Wilson, Cecelia Wilson, Grace Wiley, Carolynne Wyche, and Maria Wynn. Misses Edna Morris, Allegra Westbrook and Aurella Williams. The high score prizes were won by Mesdames Phelps, Wyche, Henderson, Maxwell and Cornelius. Swt far Ymt MMy la TIM Caartw Dr. Parler Mourned ORANGEBURG, S. C. Some 2,000 persons mourned the unexpected death of Dr. James Carter Parler in funeral services in the gymtorium of Wilkinson High School, Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Parler, supervising princi pal of Orangeburg City Negro Schools, bad died 4:30 New Year's Day morning of brief Illness in the Regional Hospital. He was 49. was wheeling tha big car up Har den St. Thursday afternoon and. by coincidence, her medical practitioner husband was making his way to his office at Harden and Gervais St., perhaps unaware that Mrs. Chappelle was waiting for the traffic light to change, across the street from him. Certain lady down on Sands St.. In the Little Camden section of Columbia, was flitting about Thursday in the cold, vowing she had had the flue so many times lately that she's now immune to it WANTED!! WIDOW OR SINGLE WOMAN For housekeeper for retired man. Good home, good pay for right party. Phone ESsex 5 - 2722, All - quippa. Pa. PROPHET T. R. 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