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April 19, 1979

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/ / / // I Sen. Donald Stewart and Calvin Biggers ers na a Calvin Black Lawyers, the Alabama In law school, he served as attorney Democratic Conference, the vice president and chief Services Macon County Democratic administrative officer of the has been Club and the Equal Justice Harvard Voluntary Defen- Foundation, ar.d serves as ders, and vice president and ~en. Donald state treasurer of the president of the Young Alabama Lawyers' Guild. Democrats. In addition, be native and As a Harvard undergradu- was a member of the School gradu-ate majoring in government, Lawyer's Guild, the Ameri- ~ill handle six Biggers was chairman of the can Bar Association's Law areas for theBlack Political Forum and on Student Division and the includ- the student advisory com-Black Law Students Associ- with the mittee of the Kennedy ation. Resources Institute of Politics. The Among his numerous Harvard National Scholar honors are selection as a tn, Biggers' also played football and Joslyn Fellow and a Felix are educa- lacrosse. Frankfurter Scholar. elfare, aging Rotcurtanics Club meets with in Montgom- Rotcurtanics Club met l he lime of the meeting but recentlv at the home of Rosa was presemed later with her had been a to Rep. W. Banks on Josephine slole. Street. Club members are Rosa D-Mass., as _ W. Banks, Ruth Braye, aide The club was surprised Mozelle Gunn, Ethel Harris, V. Gen. Bill with a hand crocheted stole Ruth Lewis, Gladys Owens, by Mrs. Rosa Banks for eachElla G. Rhone, Barbara of the member. Rivers, Edna Smith, Bertha ~nference of Ella G. Rhone was ill at White and Cora White. Mrs. Talbert ! gets degree Margaret Parker Talbert, daughter of Mrs. John H. Drake {Katherine) and Thelton G- Parker, former residents of Tuskegee, received her M.D. degree in March from Michigan State University College of Hu- man Medicine. Mrs. Talbert, who comple- ted her pre-medical educa- tion at Wayne State University in Detroit, has a Bachelor's degree in psycho- logy from Howard Universi- ty, a Masters in educational psychology from Wayne State, and has taught third and fourth grades in the Detroit Metropolitan Schools. In June, she will be a first-year resident in inter- nal medicine at Kaiser-Per- manente Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif. where she and her husband, MARGARET TALBERT Dennis, are presently resid- ing. Her parents resided in Tuskegee for many years and are alumni of Tuskegee Institute. Mr. and Mrs. A. Detroy Brooks of Tuskegee are Mrs. Talbert's relatives. LEADERS HONORED-Recently people throughout the state gathered at the Tuskegee Holiday Inn to join the Tuskegee Area Health Education Center in honoring two leaders in the development of the seven-year-old center. Dr. Cornelius Hopper, vice president for Health Affairs at Tuskegee Institute, and Dr. Robert Wilson, past director of the Tuskegee VA Medical Center were the recipients of special awards for their dedicated services to the Center. Dr. David Tull, the present Director of the Tuskegee VA Medical Center presents a plaque to Dr. Robert Wilson (top photo); and Dr. Paul Parks, dean of the Graduate School at Auburn University, presents a plaque to Dr. Cornelius Hopper (above). THE TUSKEGEE NEWS Thursday, April 19, 1979 PAGE 7 associa|e in applied science Howard Holley gets assigned ,t,.gre,. ,h ,,ugh ,h,. ally College of lht. Air Airman HowardJ. Holley, l,ackland AFB, Tex.. the Force. son of Mr. and Mrs. James airman studied the Air Airman llolley will now C. Holley of RI. I, Force mission, organization re{'eiving Sl.'ci~,lized tram Notasulga, Ala., has been and customs and received in~ in the adminislralive assigned to Keesler AFB, special instruction in human field. Miss., after completing Air relations. Completion of lhis The airman is a 197~1 Force basic training, trainingearned the individu- gra(tual(' of Nolasulga tligh During the six weeks at al credits towards an S(,hool. \ MRS. MARY TUCKER We love you, Kathy, Joan~ Paul and Ralph. !!: 1 cash! To you, all that the basement may be worthless, else, it might be a See what you can dig i then turn into Want Ads. ....... You have a charge account with us, Gather up oU those great finds and ad- vertise them "for sale" in our Want Ads. You're sure to end up wilh a pocketful of extra spending money for the Judge Newman Miles speaker The highest ranking black judge in the nation, outside the federal court system, will speak at Miles College School of Law's annual Law Day banquet. Judge Theodore R. New- man Jr., chief judge of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, will speak at the event April 28. Newman, a graduate of Brown University and Har- vard Law School, is the first black judge to control the equivalent of a state supreme court. Although born in Birming- ham, Newman moved with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. T. R. Newman, to Tuskegee when he was 2 years old. He attended nursery school, the Children's House and Tuske- gee Institute High School before entering Mt. Herman (Mass.) Preparatory School. His career, before holding Circuit Clerk Eddie Mal- lard has urged citizens to watch for persons trying to make purchases in Macon County with checks appar- ently from State Farm Insurance and drawn on a Peoria, Ill. bank. Mallard said an official with Commercial National Bank in Peoria told him the checks are not endorsed or issued by State Farm, which does not have an account at that bank, Mallard said he was told. Mallard said one local businessman was given such JUDGE NEWMAN his present position, in- cludes a position as judge advocate at Loan Air Base, France; lawyer in the civil rights division of the Justice Department; private prac- tice; and Superior Court judge for the District of Columbia. a check for a purchase, only to have the check returned by the Peoria bank which said State Farm had no account there. Mallard said the bank official told him the checks were printed without authorization, and that the FBI is investigating. Mallard said the checks contain the State Farm Insurance signature and emblem in the upper left corner, and the Commercial National Bank signature at the bottom. They are being represented as insurance claim checks, Mallard laid. %>,." ..:.. :. ",, MRS. MARGARET ANDERSON Thanks, Mom. From George, Harvey, Jim and Joe. 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