The Selma Times-Journal from Selma, Alabama (2024)

Tf 57 SUNDAY, JANUARY IXTIlN SELMA TIMES-JOURN AL Alabama Power Co. Sets Record Budget Pensions Office Traffic Heavier College Alumnae Association Set For Annua! Fete Wa Schedule Neceteary For Conferencee A heavflfr than usual number of Auynsta Wilkinson Will Preside applicants at the Department of Pensions and Security hat made The directors of Alabama Fowr Company at their January 1 meeting approved a record budget of 147,000.000 tor addition and Improvements during 1337. This is more than -on nd half times the 130.300,000 construction and im-l, budget in 19VJ. It th Companys largest construction budget and brings th Company pom-wsr expenditure to over OTO Besides Its construction budget Alabama Power Company has operating expense budget of 041. 338.

of which sn estimated 114.300,-000 will bt paid operstlng employees for wages and salaries. In addition to operating expenses. local. stats and federal tax payments are eitimated to be 131.300,118 for 1887, Th funds for construction wtU be provided for th sal of II 4,500. -000 of bonds and common stock of the balance wUl be prodded from internal sources of tike Mrs Augusts Logon Wilkinson, lass of 84.

and president of the Seims chapter of Huntingdon College Alumnae Association, will preside Wednesday, Jan 23 over the I annual banquet (or the chapter. Scheduled for SO p. In Church Street Methodist church education department The event trill ssei Me a Urge number of alumnae from Selma and vicinity. It Is in-1 dirat ed by advance Interest expressed by Huntingdon "girls' whose sis seas range backward to the early MOO'S and wboaa attainments in various field provide a stimulating background far the annual meet fa*gs. Salma's Alumnae Association Is particularly rich in "stand-outs" In Huntingdon's organisation: the local chapter boasting membership of I an of Hunting dons first mala grad -I uates tha Rev nils Andrews, pas tor of Church Street necesaary th scheduling of conferences.

In order to avoid keep ng lines of people waiting, it was disclosed Saturday. Th greater number of applicants continue to com from th group of persons reaching 83 years, th eligibility age for old kg assistance, and In addition a heavy volume of calls now Is being received st the wslfars o'fices from persons suffering frorp disabilities, some of them permanent, and from families with dependant children This county hst only a slight In-rreast in th number of Its blind cases, which remain almost stationary. at 43. It was learnsd. Many of those applying are aging Nagro farmers who are faced with no mean of livelihood, in view of stringently cut down cotton acreages.

Formerly engaged in farming, many of them now art unable to secure land on which to farm, a factor in tha general picture being th constantly expanding timber Interests which havs taken out of production many thousands of sere and set them to tree growing. Land owners who continue to face a sharp cut in cotton allotments naturally will give cotton land to kr --V NUN BUT THE LONELY ART Two nuns crest a tranquil contrast, to tha mbunariu abstract design on the wall of ths United Nations General Assembly room In New York City. Th nuns had chotan a secluded corner in a far balcony at they watched and listened to tbe proceedings. MRS. CLINTON S.

WILKINSON lAageste Logan. 4. Hantlagdon Cel lege), pktared abeve at bar daak. as dtraeter af the Dallas Ceeaty Department af Psnalon aad Seearity, win presMa aver the annual hinqaet af the local Haatlngdea Cellege Alumna Awoclation at a dinner session Jan. la which all aluauaM In this area are Invited.

DIVIDENDS DECLARED At a meeting held January 18, 1887, the Board of Directors of Alabama Power Company declared th regular quarterly dividend of II 00 per share on th 410 preferred stock of th company and th regular quarterly dividend of 81.15 per share on th 4.80 preferred stock of the company for th quarter ending March SI, 1837. payable April 1857 to stockholder of rocord on March 13, 1887. The program will be under the direction of Mrs. A. D.

Collins, chair No Growl Prowl BAY CITY. pTi-Thieved must have been looking for a good watchdog when they broke into th Bay County dog pound. The occupants didn't so much as growl and ths prowlers left empty-handed. number of ths farms, as timber holdings increase, and tha land goes out of cultivation. It was stated Saturday that the number of applicants st the Offices of Pensions and Security is heavier than at any time in 3 years past.

able farm laborers who can be expected to produce bigger crops. Many of the Negroes who would like to remain Ih their old neighborhoods, moving Ur near-by smell farms, are unable to find locations because of the constantly shrinking Records Review JAMES O. EOT. JR. there Is nothing that would convey sn independent mind at work.

King Henry II. of Franc, introduced 41k stockings to hi court in ISM. Haydn-Sym phonies No. 101 in major and No. 103 in fiat major.

(Angel-33313, one 13" LP record) Two of th large scale Haydn symphonies receive performances from the Orchestra la Radiodiffusion Francaise under Igor Markenvitch that emphasise brilliance of execution at tbe expense of inner su bitty and refinement. The slow move-jmsnt to Symphony No. 101 "Th Clock" suggests th Toscanini approach to Haydn-brisk, direct, and highly taut with Uttlt regard for the contemplative grace of a Haydn slow movement. The Bee-thovenish energy of the flat maj- or Symphony is mors challenging to Markeviub, but again the slow movement (which anticipates the slow movement of Beethoven's "Pastorale" Symphony) lacks repose and grace. Excellent hi-fi sound.

(London LL- 1348. on 13" LP rocord). Th role of a chorus in an opera is functional and well-integrated on. Taken from Its place in an operatic whole, a chorus can sound awkward aad meaningless. Given a good performance, though, as on hears from th Chorus and Orchas-1 tra of tbe Academy of Saint Cecilia under Alberto Erode and Molinari-Pradelli, an operatic chorus can on a Ilfs and dramatic inter-that recall a particular see from an opera in question.

The Grand March and Ballet Muaic" from Act Two of Verdis "Aida fa I given th largest groove spec Choruses from "Madam La; "I and Mabucco" fill out th Excellent recorded sound. Mrs. A. D. Collins and Mrs.

W. Turner are chairman of arrange-mants Invitations art being handled by Mrs Miller Childers and Mrs Nan McMurphay; tha nominating ji.ii.inee is headed by Mrs. Russell Burton and Dr. J. X.

Tate, superintendent of the Selma district, IS chairman of tha program. Music aril other features will be arranged by Mrs. Jack Friday and Mias Elizabeth Stuckey. Charles C. Turner.

executive secretary of Huntingdon Collage. Will arrange for the speaker whoae same win be announced later. Outstanding among Huntingdon graduates. Mrs. Wilkinson is also 1 figure of importance in the wetter field.

lorn in Selma, Mrs. Clinton Seed Wilkinaon (Trances Augusta Logan', daughter of the lata Robert Augustus Logan and Mattie May Barker and granddaughter of Thomas Williams Barker and Bama Boswell Barker, was educated In Selma public schools, being graduated from Selma HMh Bshool She was graduated from Huntingdon College with an AB. degrae in IBM. and was a member of the Club and Ad Astra Society. Mrs.

Wilkinaon did graduate work at Catholic University, Washington. D. C. She was married to Clinton Seed Wilkinaon ca Oct 34, IBM. The eotiple baa two sons.

Dr. Clinton S. Wilkinaon, and Lt Joseph Id-gaf Wilkinson IH. Mrs. Wilkinson has boon a director of the Department of Pensions and Security for the post IS years, was past president of the Salma Charity League, was co-chairman of the Tint President Ball with the lata t.

T. Raiford acting as chairman. president of the Selma Coordinating Council In 1954-33 Mrs. Wilkinson alao serves cm tha Salvation Army Adviaory Board, USO Board, University of Alabama Extension Center Board, Mental Hygiene Board, Dallas County TB Board, social planning committee of United Community Services She is vice -chairman of the Alabama chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, chairman of the Huntingdon College Alumni Assn, of Seims, and Dallas County, ebair-mn of tha program and planning rrWmiin of the Alabama County Directors Assn, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. -Alumni of Huntingdon College from Salma and Dallas County are as follows: Rev.

Ellis L. Andrews. Mills Andrews, Annie Kate Beard, Emmie Wilson Berry, Mary Hutchings Blanton, Mary Alma Stanford Boykin, Mallieve Wicker Breeding. Phyllis Tst Bryan. Emily Tyler Burge.

Margaret Beveridge Burton Willllou Grubbs Butler. Haiti Jones Childers, Zuleika Bans Collins, Jeanette Cooper, Frances Towns Craig. Marinta Walden Crowe, Calvin Cootidge Crowe. Ruth Eugene Sim Dickerson, Ellen Burton Dunn, Nall Calhoun Edwards, A silt Crews EUfo. Ev Bullock Feagin, Mabel L.

Sally Feulner. Susie Wilde BMW, Hilda Norman, Friday, Cynthia Elizabeth Fuller. Florence Howard Fyrr, Kate Baldwin Jordan Gamble, Sadie Pearson Gardner, Margaret Roling Griffin, Alta Pag Griggs. Eleanor Page Harris, Allle Mae Haynes Harrison. Florence Volts High, Martha Lundy Holt.

Sue Rslnev Hooper, James Henry Huffman, Edith Fulford Ikerman, Vivian Barrow Johnson, Peggy Johnson, Elizabeth Beers Jones, Mary Bibb Lamar. Sara H. Matthews Lawrence, Nan Hixon Jones McMurphy, Frances Cilsmon Hain, Julia Craig Miller, Ann Morgan, Louie Anderson Moses, Mittie Lee Patton, Jesse Grant Por-Anne Fsrrlor Porter, Saidee E. Rainer. Wilma Jean Heinz wall.

Marguerite Merkle Rountree. Elizabeth Rutledge. Marie Baker Sinclair, Minnie Johnson Singla-Artye Spivey. ura Pate Stiff, Margaret Ellza-Skinner Stocks, Marjorie Clay Staves. Susie Meriwether Strong, Margarle Howell Taylor, Laura Schlei TempUn, France Stuckey Turner, Leone Skinner Walker.

Otis Ward. Dorothy Jans War-Frances Blackmon Welch, Ida Welch. Dorothy Wood Wes Maggie Moore Prowell Whit-Frances Augusta Logan Wilkin-Alice Moorer Wilkinson, Kath-Tucker Windham, Catherine Ls- Wilkerson Wood. Junction alumni arc Carolyn Farish Chisolm, Ada Lorlne Oil-totr, Maria Christina Moor Gilmer, Ola B. Hendricks Kirby, Betty Jean Harwell Moore and Margaret Estelle Jtpner Smith.

Other alumni are Elia Clare Bur- son Edna Moaart-Twenty-four Songs. (Van-1 guard-VRS-481. one 13" LP record) Anny Felbermayer, soprano, sings I Mozart with supreme elegancs and expressive communication. Her as in singing Italian, French, and German further recommend her skill and zersttivtty Mozart performer. Too little has been Mid about the art of Mozart at a 1 composer, far voice and piano; this i Vanguard collection suggests that Mozart was (as is often denied him by professional critles) as great master when composing far voice and piano at when hs wrotefthough on larger scale) for string quartet, concerto, or opera.

An unknown pi-1 anist, Erik Werba, furnishes first I rate accompaniments. The Van-! guard recording also offers a fine balance of found between voice and In comparison with the recent Angel release with Elizabeth Schwarzkopf accompanied by Giesek-ing, one prill find Miss Felbermgy-er a bit breathy 'and Insecure technically, but the Vanguard singer has a finesse that Scharzkopf lacks and moves more freely in the complexity of three foreign language Gieteking plays more pofishedc-companiments than Werba, but Werba, though a new-comer, ta excellent in hi own right. Vanguard, like Angel, provides complete English texts with their foreign language originals. Tanleff-Concert Suite far Violin and Orchestra. (Angel 33335, one 13" LP record).

Sergei Tanieff (1830-1813) has been a Russian composer mors honored in textbooks than in concert and on record. Hearing the "Concert Suite for Violin and one can see why his music has been neglected. Tanieff was one of the most non-crltical composers imaginable about his own music if onl must judge from this "concert Suite" Msdiocr melodies are ffset by passages of imaginative poetry; hum-drum passage work is balanced by sections of real creative genius. Where Brahms- and even Tchaikowsky-would have cut, Tanieff spins hit score out endlessly. Yet Tanieff, like his Russian contemporaries, was a master of orchestration and knew all the intricacies of composing a concert that would place the solo violin in the best audio relation to an orchestra.

There are endless suggestions of other composers: Tchalkowsky, Faure, Moussorgsky, Franck, and Wleniaskowskl; strange to say, Underwood, Burnsville; Nan Noojin Peagues, Massillon; Grab Jones, Sardis, and Mary t. Hodges EUislds Wilson Payne Farish and C. DanneUy, all of OrrvfU..

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