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VOLUMN iZnq. 52
Ifeacks Tlie Mass
THE CAROLINA TIMES SATURDAY DEC. 2i?, 1937
Dr. Shepard Re-elected Grandmaster Pi. Carolina Masons
BUSMsroflTLOOK GOOD... SPAULDI
St. Joseph AME Church Plans Erection Of S. S. Annex
N.C. Mutual Chieti
«■ - ■' . oOo
L^Bf Tour From New OrUan* ment, M[r. Spaulding said very
To Chicafo. and New York l» pointedly: “There have (been fe*
Ended With Proof That Race wer breakdowns in Negro busi/-
Is Making Good In Many f^ew 'nesB this year—in fact very fevi^
tihiesy ~ fietter ■
1 —cOBvinced . thal
this is the result of better busi
ness t>er»onnel, and more' intolli'
NEW YORK—(CS Flash) —
t*resident C. C. Spaulding ©f the gence in management.
National Negro Business League
arrived here Saturduy , bubbling
Life Insurance Improre«
over with optimism and enthuai- I
which Mr. Spauldmg is an out
standing figure, he said: “Since
asm f»p_Negro business in the
New* Year, as he completed a
tour which he began in the early
fall and has taken by easy sta^i
Montgomery, Birmingham, Mem
phis, Oiicago, Pittsburg, Wash
ington, Richmon^ ^'Philadelphia,
several other cities malting a per
sonal survey of business condi
tions amoTig the race.
Looking the picture of health,
and saying ^ jiever felt better
because he is so happy over the
concrete eyidencea of busipcss
improvement, which he noted o-
mong Negroes everywhere he
went, Mr. SpauSding talked frso-
ly and at length of his findings.
“I was especially impressed
with the progress of small busi
nesses among our people,” said
the Business League head. “Qf
especia/1 note are bus and taxi
companies, grocery stroes, haba-
dashery stores, meat markets
and filling stations. Negroes are
finding out that if they are qua
lified, they can compete with
anybody else in business.”
’37 Great Year
“In ■ 'my opinion,” continued
Mr- Spaulding, “aw jwar 4837
will go down In history as one of
the best Negroes have ever had
in business.. There seems to be.
a general revival of confidsiieo,
and the N'ew Yetfr holds still
greater ^portunity for
who will suibs6ril};e to SOUND
iipaulding stressed the
life insurance is the laiig«8t bus!'
ness operated by Negroes, having
surance or savings funds, * we
ar e (learning that there more
to lifi insuhince than mortality.
rate tables, medical solutfons, f
commission's, etc., All companies j
are improving, but are also teu-
ehing—tfiilft, wonomy, hfeBTCB;
etc. Life insurance is a very hu-'.
man basin eas.” The thir^-odd
companies which are members
the National Negro InsuranceAs^
sociation, he said, have mad^ the
largest collections and ipcreasod
their surpluses more than iii any
TumiAg to banking, where a-
gain Mr. Spaulding Is a natidnal-
ly known eye«itive, he said;^“Of
twelve (banks insured by the Fe^
deral Deposit* Insurance Corp.^-
ration, all ha'«e made j^ogres)
The above photos are those of Dr. J. A. Va'entine (Left) and
Prof. W. G. Pearsonn (right) who figured much in the church con
ference held at St. Joseph AME Church on last Monday evening.
ruata* ^ the ehureh^ after lore than
40 yamr* of srevice in that capacity. Dr. Vadentine announced an ex-
tMisive program for St. Joseph which includwd the erectton of a
Sun^y School annex.
DUDLEY HIGH SGHDOL
FOR N. C. TITtE
Goodio«. District Ma
i - s
The annual meeting of the St.
Joseph AME Church conference
was held here Monday evening
December 20, with a represen
tative group of the member.ship
in attendance. In addition to ah
outline' of the year’s work by
Rev. J. A. Valentine, popular
pastor of the church who ha5 Z'e-r
gun his second year as head of i
St. Joseph, p’ahs w?re set in mo^f^
tion to laise funds for the pur- ger of the North Carolina M^itu-.
pose of erecting Sunday School •! Life Insurance Company vrno
^ ^ — ^ f wift-retjre -from that position oti
I January 4, after 36 years of ae- I
Kor the first t.me m more
than ta^enty years^ the younger' district manage, in ser-
element of the church wul be J . ej i_
, ' yJ' , ric« of the company. H« has J
represented on th^ Trustee • . t ■ * a a*
Board. J. H. Wheeler,' Assistant ".** *"
_ , . ... V ' as an insurance man or the tirst
Cai.hipr nf th# Mer.hanjcs—and j ————^—
HAMLET, Dec. 18.-—‘Dr. Ja«. | $^tes to attend an annual sea-
E. Shepard, president of North ^ sion of the lodge gathe cd h^re
C& olina College for Negroes was and all of the sessions ware wtil
unanintous'y reelected Grand attended. According to a repon
Master of the Free Ancient and of the secretary mrrre than
Accepted Masonp of North , Ca-t ^ OOO were paid aot I*.x y»a. t®
rolina at the 67th annual se*ssion
pf^the organ irati«rf which^—fion..
vened in. this city this we?«V'.“*W.
T. Wallace of Greenaboro was
elected (irand Secretary.
The largest' nuraiber of dele-
widows and oiT>haris^ of departed
I Mascnsi^, . . .
Kinston was elected the
next meeting p’ace of the Graad
Lodge which will cpnyene in
December of 1935. > ^
M, Wy te
As Oofilest Neaf
The 1*0,000 graduates coming
out of school each year, Mr.
Spaulding said there is still op
portunity for those who qua
lified—wiWiMT to work thom-
selves up an4 who prove that,’ in
handUng other peoples money,
’thay know the difference be
tween “mine aad thine. .
Mentioning different points
those ; he visited on his tour, Mr. Spaul-
. ding said he was greatlyvimprc^
Mr. I sed by the Ben FrankSin Store,
‘.sound , opened !by the Jones Brothers, in
because, ho ' Chicago, and the Parker Housa
Q&EEiNGBORO, N. C. — The QB
Hillside High School Hornets of ^ LiH
I Durham fought their way to the RH
j North Carolina high\»chol foot-
‘ baW championship here last Pri-
.^aid,.that is most important. |'sausage plant in Chicago, and
‘‘Like other race groups,’’ the two large Memphis stores. He
noted execDtlvv—went on,—
day in the World Wat- Memorial
Stadium, defeating a fighting?DUDLEY.,
Dudley High School eleven by j Scoring
the score of 12 to 0.
The Durham teaiii - opened the
fb*t^qoarter with a^ m yard run
Harriagfton, fast stepping quar-
Green - Levelte
FIB' Cody Scales
,.Score by periods:
rilLLSIDE - 6 6 0 0—12
OOO 0-^ 0
i ton, Cody. ,
i Officials: refreeT*^ Armstrong
[(Shaw); umpire, Blue , (Smith),
I headliiiesman, Matone 4N.- C.
Farme’s Bank and-H. M. Mi
chaux, Secretary-Manager of the1 been a member of thc^‘
Union Insurance and Realty Co. * board of the church for more
were both elected to the trustee J than year charged thkt poli-
board at last Monday_ night's | tics had entered into the work of
meeting, Mr. Wheeler and Mr. | the board and for that reason he
iVIichau^ will take the placcs was asking that his name not be
made vacant by the resignation
of J? O,, Scarborough, Sr., and
Prof. W. G. Pearson. '
In resigning as a member of
the (1,'oard of Trustees, Mr. Scar
borough stated that he felt a
younger man should have an cp^
mentioned as a candidate. ^ -
The fight to*^have the younger
e'ement of the church represent . . .. • «
rt .. ox T termme the winner of the |
on the official staff of St. Joseph
ends a struggle which has lasted
for ' nearly five years. Whi’e
many express regrets that ,Mr.
portunity to serve on the board, Scarborough sacrifij^ed /himse'f
and that he was a^ing that his to hel)p> obtain representation
name not be mentioned as a can- from the younger group they ar
didate foV the p5%itipn.
I g’ad that t^iey have been succ''.ss- j of the contestail'ts shows that th®
Prof. W. G. Peai%pn who* at .ful in adding some new faces to race has harrowed down to tHe
terback to place the ball
Aftfer three hard line
wirliin. State) ; field judge, Williams.-
the Hornets carried -the ball for- ANNOUNCES
OF BEAUTY HINTS
groes are Tiiniing To~5u3get er-
penses, and reinvest part of
their surplus so asi to perpetuate
the business. I found less money
being spent, by business people,
in automobiles and other plea
sures, and more being back into
Pausing for a moment, and
carefully considering his sla^e-
the first touchdown.
In the second quarter with only
a few minutes to play before the Marie Downing, 'n/ationally-'
end of the half, ,Cody, Hillside knovim writer of the newspaper
fullback intercepted a forward Jcolymn, "Beauty and Romance,’’
pass frdm the joca's and raced ; and director of the Larieuse
pi'aiaed the Negro p^ss, saying j 20 yards for ahot^r 'touclidown. I Bea/uty
he had noted new presses being}The iHomets atWr^SXtTft points
installed, one for ^^OiOO. j after both touchiiown fuled. . ^
SpeaUdnflT of the business Lea-1 „ ^ x
gue directly, Mr. Spaulding said
that S« local l^es have been
organiMd in recent months. €10-^,*^’’"“’® High ^ school
sing, he said; “The New Yea-i ®
ihe hairinfiwi to -rt» ha ■ attempt
o# us can CO-OPKiRATB to build , ^
bigger and better Nevro bu*i- . ”***’ Scales, Graham and Le-
fiQgg >1 ' , vitt were the outtanding players
for Dudley while Green, Har^
THE .^SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS on Monday after Christmas to
AT N. C. INDUSTRIAL HOME help witH the religious- servioefe
FOR GIRLS, EFLAND, NL C.>-jand to take Christmas cheer tc
• —— r. ™ I the-giris lUid staff of thejnstilu-
In keeping witlT the spirit and tion. The party will be headed
observance of the Christmaii
■ Chrlsfian Mr. and Mrs. Brneist Faucettq,
fi4«Md9-of—N; “Mias Coo(per who
Industrial Home for Colored with othem visited the institutiop
Oirls, Efland, N. G. will make.a i on Thahlotgiving Day and left
pilgrimage to the Institution I visibQe sfgns of their interastj^
- ■ 1 t and «hrisUan influence. Friends
1 of -the race aiid institution who
^ may wish to join the ai>OTe men
tioned party for the pilgrimage
rington and Carlton were st?ilar
performers for the visitors. ■
TTie starting lineups:
Po*. Hillsidie (12) DudUy I'D)
this week the winners of her an
nual -piaze contest for beauty
Pasr. /ord, making, editortif- -the EDITOR TO DELIVER EM AN".
are urged to communicate with
Rev. Jno. Norwood, 606 Mobile
Ave., or Mrs. i Ernest Faueette,
117 .HiHsidr DurTiam.
were selected by the ' committJi-
of distingruished- judges:
Miss G«orgeiie L. WUliams of
Augusta, Ga., first prize of $50;
Miss Hilda Jean Paul of Balti
more, Md., second prize of $3*0;
Miss Naomi Walker of Wise, N.
6., third prize of |15; and Miss
Beatrice Wooley of. Chicago, 111.,
fourth prize of |‘5.
The judges wtre C. A. Scott,
generai manager 6f the Atlanta
the time of his resignation had | the Trustee Board.
With .this being the last week I jority of the candidates and ex-
of the Minister^’s Popularity and 1 tending the time of the .cloaia,?
Christmas _Gift Contest now“ be- ! from six o’clock Monday until
staged by the Carolina Time^ six ^o’clock Wednesday evening
all'signs point to the heaviest vo- Remember no votes will be ac
ting of any previous week. Mout cepted after Wednesday evening
of the leading candidates j and siv o’clock. Remember again the
their supporters realize thai the time of the closing has been set
week’s voting'will possibly / de-j for Wednesday evening six
clock. The prizes .will be , awanl-
j ed the ?ame evening at eight o’-
I' clock at Hillside High scl^ol.
I All in all the contest has been
. interestHng; and the inanage^
ment of thiF " Carolina Time'
takes this occasion to thank those
j who [have contributed to its suc-
I cess. Let it be said here that
three leading canc^daAeEt, tner; (there has not been one njoment
worth of prizer being offered by
the merchants of Durham, n.nd
have prepared to exceed aM pre
vious efforts to obtain the largest
I number of ballots foi:..-tbe week.
I t ^ .
Although the relative standing
Dr. L. H.
J'. .*■ _
I is a possibi'lity that some of thciSft
j who have not l>een active rnay
f put oh a last moment spurt that
, may make them a dangerous foe.
£^lren 7the candidate with the
number of votes his a
■^Tiance to,,_walk off with the
prizes. As it now stands :wiy-
thing happen; and the lead
ing contestants and their suppor-
I ters know it and are not taking
j any chances of heing a last nio-
ment loser to a dark* horse. ’
of-. "Unpleasantness even indicated
-by any contestant or supporter
of any contestant. It has be-’n a
most enjoyable event, to g«ndtift
contest.^and whoever is the ^
winner, the Carolina ' Times" is
Tiafny”"Eo~eSf^«d advancS con
gratulations to him.
■ This weeV’s relative stendis!;
of contestants is as follows—
written with great insight and
■gvwiB, discussed charm and
beauty a.? thU dominant factors
for women in the game of life.
TJ^ ethers- discussed various
phases of ibeauty culture.
Miss Downing, who recently
■ jjKas given an_^iward of .distinguu-
shed service by the Urban Lea
gue of New York and the .Na
tional IBieauty Cultuiista League
said she was “delighted” with
the response to the contest.
“’Letters came to me from all
over the couintry,”
“I ’"want ‘ to thank everyone
who sub^iitted a ’letter. ~ They
CHAPiEL 'HELL, Dec. 19.-“Dr.
Louis Henry Hackney, S37
I Last week’s balloting EawRev.
T. A. Grady still " leading
prominent minister o# "this city,
died at hia home here on Came
ron Avenue Sunday* moriimg at
1 o’clock after an illness which
had confined him to his bed foi-
jnorfi than^_. fiva—months^- Dr.
Rev. T. A. Grady • 9,905,000
Re^_ J._- H.- TThomiU 9,885,000
Mk. .yernon Baptist
,,jl Rev. W. H..^IIer 8,2.55,vG*>0^
* Good ^ Baptist'
Call, Kansas City; and Miss Ma
rie Downing. 'Hiey were unani
Beale ^ous ^n their oplnipn that the
caliber and thaf it was very dif
ficult to choose the best.
The winning letters will
I.’.. *,A JJw ooiumn. I'O HP -aTHTomicgnniiii,
letter was. this week by Pi of. T. H. Jeffers,
qiPAnON DAY ADDRESS
ROXBQBO. Dec. 22-^The E-
+ettesnr were "5nbsukIIy high- -immeipation.-celei^ration, of Rj)X-
Eoro will be held January 1st at
1 o'clock in the auditorium of
the JocfiJ. high school, according
ab!y be p^^h|^HKed in -the Qoiumn. to ait' -aimotmcement^'ntitde' 'here
The* deceased was born a .*18vg
in Chatham County. After free
other contestants by a smalli msi'
I Hn. Even' though he incr'^asad' Re;v. A. S. Croom 7,65iO,GOO
his llSj^over Rev. J. H. Thomas, I Union Baptist
his nearest for the top place O- Lapgford 6^575,000
competitoi* by 2(0,000 votes, it is I Matth^ GME
not sufficient to fully estAblish Rev. Mi’es M. Fishe»- S.TCO.OOO
TT T - o J- . .1 ■ . ... 'Wtti as even hoilding a good first* White Rock Baptist
Hackney had been m declinmg ^ position. Rev. W. F. Cox " 5.440.000
Rev. W. H. Fuller the -'third Qak Grove Fr*N*will Bsntist
h^*est candSdate receive;! Hev. T. A. Valnethie 4.983,000
much support in last week’s bal- St. Jo3eph''AME
- ,1 loting and many have predictGd Rev. S. P. Perry 4.555,000
-lorn cam^ he worked as-.a section Hhat he is liable to la^d on top by i ,*St. Mwk AMEZ
the time the contest ^''closes ne^t Bishop If. L. Fisher S,tt5,0i>0
week. ' ’• iRev. Thoma^ Moore 3,400,000
Al! contestants are urged to * Con^rregatiop^ Christian
not later. than MX o*ek>ck . — :
ftesday evening" December the Rev. G. W, Avant 2.165,000
' ' 129. The Origianl time of the - do- * Pine St. Presbjrterias
Chairman ’ of the committee 6n j sing -was set for Monday evening Rev. O. ■£>. Stanley 2.tS0,000
* December 2f, tot dae a lar^e t » St Tita» BptSPofiaF” ^ '
*I|>e speaker'for the fccasion.. numher. of Tottrs in other cities Rev. E. J?. WimbeilcjE 2.12SJMQ
will be L. IT Austin, edj^r atrd^ whff wtH;-fia4 it imposaibig liL.get.|
pubUsher _of the Carolina Times tjieir votes iit the mail in tiraeJ
a%d, president o# th» N«rth Ga- reaeh' ^ris officfe by '’Honl»y
rolina rnler^Jen^minational Us- afternoon the managaaimt is j
her’s Associatioh. following the wishes of
band on the railioad. While thus
.■'mp^'oyed he became anxious for
an education, and entered Shaw
was just beginning. * -He ofccj
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