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FI mss D0SX8 LEE EDWASD
OIVEIf SUW*EISB PAETT
Mr. ftnd Mr*. Joha A. Edwcrd eornposed ot the various
of 1104 Moreland Aveoae enter- of e««h PTA in the city,
tained their daughter, Doris Lee' The speaker for the occasion
with a supprise birthday party w*t Miss Marie Mclvw, State
#“ ■' I- ' iJ on last Fi-iday evening, January Supernsor of North Caorlisa
It— Ihe Jones is ill at her 10. A delicious course was served Negro Slementary SchoAls and
Hope and Happiness'at New Polio Center
Immm o« Smimt Dtiv*.
Mnk IlMlriM Finsli ia improv-
^ *t l«i«aia Hospital i^er )>eing
«f Mrs- Floreo«e Har-
Tjs YiS be glad to learo th^ sh*
i0 I* kc at home after being
pKtiwit «t liMoln Hoi|uta}.
Jmmm B«*t«s from Baleigb
vkiM immy «f his frkads » lb*
TW Matalris CUsi of SainI
Mlm/k AMK Chnr«b mat at the
Itome at Mta. J. A. Valentina,
T«siJb|r »|kt at 8K)0 p. m-
to Misses Virginia Harper, Theresa preaident of the state wide CoQ'
Walker, £lma Hester, Pauliile gresa of Colored Parents and
Marsh, Dork Albright, Euth Tea«har».
Haskins, Catherine James, Martha
Branch, Ida Watson and Clara* ^ Mrs. Lula Davis ia eick in bed
Douglas. MeSRere: Ad^hw Bell at bar borne on Priee Street,
Ejdwards, James Hester, Jos^b' ___
Walker, Thomas Walker, William i VlailA Brother
Mareh, Jr., J. B. Darii, Jameflj Joba TiUeiy of 'Morehead City
Brown, Joseph Tbomaa and Isaiah oi| Herbert Tillery stopped
Edwaids. ♦ lin the city lor tba waek end on
hi« vay to Detroit.
Miss Anaia Bell Joynar is re
ported ill at hey borne on More
SOBOOL MASTEE’S CLUB
HOUMt EDUOATIOir MEET
Mi* Mali* McJver Onwfe Speaker
MB. AND MB8. L. HABfilS
AKHOUHDE TEE BIBTH OF
A BAUOBXEE, DEO. flO
Mr. and Mm. Lueiue Harris,
Ri. 1 Bahama annooneed the birth
of their djiughter, Lois Jean, bom
Tha SattsorGeld-Davis Dramatic “ . , . . j-
Cbb Met with Miss Eva Mc-ltl** Pear** school in the audi-
taUiB, laU Dawkins Street,,
J^wy 15, at 7:30. All memUns o’clock p. m. The purpose of the
meeting waa to inform and stimn-
Th. School dul. upon 30 .t Lmcol» hosiM.
Nannie Graban of Durham.
Bnxlal Aasodatioci Meet
The Burial Awoeiation met
RiyORT OF THE CONDITIONS OF
Medi^ & Fima’S lank
Of DurbBm-Raldeh In Tbe State Of NofOi. GaroUna
▲t The aose Of Business On December, '
'ASSETS , .
and discoonts (inclodinir None overdrafw—
United StaterGovernment obligations, direct and guaranteed-
Obligation* of St^^f .and p(^itic»l »ub-divi«ion»_.
Other bondu, note* and debenture*
Corporate *tock» (including $ None itock of Federal
Reaerre bank) — ——
Caab, balaziee* with other bank*, including re*erv»
balance*, and ca*h item* in process of collection
Bank pr«ni*ea owned >22,760.00,, furniture and
fixtures $8,810.90 —— _—-— —
(Bank premises owned are. subject to $ none liens not
assumed by bank)
Real eBtste owned other than bank premises-
Qther awet* ..
TVynand deposit* of Indi^dual*, partnerships, & corporatioxiA.
Time deposit* of individuals, partnerships, and corporations^
Depo*it« of United States Government (includinff
Deposits of States and political suWivisions
Deposits of banks ——
Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, etc.),,
TOTAL I«POSITS^ |1,061,026.U4
Other liabilities — ,
TOTAL t LXABILrriBS (not including subordinated
obligation* shown below) —— —
Reserve* (and retirement account for preferred cajjltal)
T«M Capit*! Aceounti ■■
Ttftwl liabilities and Capital Accoonts.^.^ ___$1,W9,181.63
. • This bank's capital'consists of $210,000.00 x)f capital notes and dfeben-
. * -Dum; fiiTt preferred stock with tpitai par value of $96,000.00, total re«
tinile value $96,000.00; second preferred stock wi^h total,par value
/flod common stbc^ wilfc total par v^ue of $ 114, Opa^.
'Pledged assets (and securities loaned) (book value)?
(a) U. & Ctovemment oMn^tions.-dipect'apd guaranteed.
pledged to secure deposits an other liabilities —— 156,000.00
(b) Other assets pledged to secure deposits and other liabilities
(including notes and bills rediscounted and securities sold
under repurchase agreement) —. 13,000.00
(e) TOTAL - 169,000.00
Seeu/^ and preferred liabilities:
la) Deposits secured by .pledged assets pursuant to reQulre-
inents of law — 158,000.00
ltd) Deposits preferred under provisions of law but not secur-
ed by pledge of assets 169|231.1Q
$4. (a) On date of report tbe r^uired l^ral reserve agaiast de
posits of this bank was
(b) Assets reported above which were eligible as legal reserve
I, J. H. Wheeler, Cashier, of the above-named bank do solemnly swear
lluit the above statement is true, and that it fully and (^orrectly represents the
trae state of the Several matters herein contained and set for^ to the best
«dl toj knowiedfe and belief.
i. H. WHEELER C. C. SPA-ULEtfNG
CLYDE DONNELL R, L. McDOUGALD
M^at0 td Ntth GaroUiui. County of Durham, ss:
ftwora .to and subMribed before me this 14th day of Januaiy, 1941. and
I htnhf eertify that I am not an officer or (director of this bank.
ELNA B. PEMBERTON, Notary Public.
(My commission expires July 10, 1941.)
Burly patients at the flew Infantile Paralysis Center at Tuskcgee Institute, Alabsna, find. It easy to
smije away their worries as Nurse Harleanx (above) reads them amusing stories. The Center has been
dev^M^ throafh s grant of |161,3M made by the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, (Low^r
left) ^s)(egee prMdent and medical officers inspect the new Center. Left to right. Dr. F. d. Patterson,
Preri^nt Of Tnskeree Institute: Dr. Jriin Chensnlt, Director of Orthopedics, and Dr. lohn Kenny. i ^ „
(Lower right) Dr. John Chenault, left, and Engineer O. L. Washington study the blu«t)»Mu» oX tne nv. restoration of young bodies af-
bnUdfalfr iflicted with tiiis dreadful malady,
Model Hospital At Tusfcegee To Be
Dedicated January ISth. -Infafitile
Paralysis To Be Stu died And Treated
Negroefl will be ti^eated ttiere.
TUSKEOEE, Ala. - Tusjtegee,
Institute again spreads its P”>*'John A. Andrew Memorial Hospi-
tecting wings in its great welfare
work among t e egro o doing splendid work, and
America. vro*:„„ l^^ich has pained nationwide
Through a g^an o e because of the annual elinila
al Foundation fw Infantile Paw doctors,
lysis, a model boa^tal for the hospital were pre
study and treatment of infantile ^ Waahing-
paralysis today bae been erected Director of the School of
and will be dedicarted on January Mechanical Industries at Tuske-
15. gee, and Louia Fry, head of the
No ordinary strcture is this Architecture. They
artistic bilding. Each block of t^e facilitie* at Warm
stone, each brick and tile has been gprings, George and the noted
laid by the kindly hands of Tuske Crippled Children's Hospital at
gee student* and Negro crafts- Denver. They prepared specifiea-
men. They knerw they were build- tions for a hospital which ranks
i^ for the future of their race. one of the finest infantile
Theis waa an inspired labor ofjparalysis institutions in the en-
, I tire country. The plans were ac-
From this infantile paralysis cepted by the Foundation, with
center, in the heart of the deep Calvin McKiaiack, Superintend-
Souiih, will go Negro doctors and ent of Construotion, and ground
nurses tramed to fight infantile ,^ra« broken last January IB.
They will return to the crowded
Negro districts of New york,'^Chi- 'fi.om the various
cago, Detroit and other cities and the building eonstrd^tioi^“ Al
to the rura^ions of the South,'^f the highly complicated electri-
equpped^im^frorything medieal cal instalhition was done entire-
scienoe ean provide to eorabat the ly by students. Negro workmen
ravages of the mysterious disease from Tuskegee and other nearby
which has taken Such a toll among piaees were assigned to various
N^o children, leaving thousands taska and were as devoted as the
ith twisted bodies^ withered etudente in their labor,
limbs and defortned hands and True indeed in this case is the
deforced hands and feet. Said inscription carved in the magnifi-
Dr. F. *D. Patterson, President of monument to Booker T.
Tuskegee; ^ I Washington, Founder of Tuske-
“The Negro people of America which stands cloae by this
are haiDpy for the opportunity building of mercy:
which the infantile paralysis cen- prosper In propor-
iter will provide not only for the
It was decided insofar an pos-
'ble to 1100 Tuskegee students
the hMne of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Sourlock Friday night at 7:30 p.
m. with W. E. Horton, Manager
from Burlington presiding over
Return From Florida
Mrs. Alease Davis Duncan re
turned to the oity after motoring
* Ki*s (TbSptott m
Mis£i„]^ildi;ed Compton is con
fined to ter bed with the flu.
lift. AliD MBS. VANHOOE
aiVEN BXTTPET SUPPiSB
A buffet supper was given Sun
day night by Misses Judie and
Ell* Vanhook at the home of their
pareatB Mr. and Mrs. Fred Van-
book near Stagville. Messrs
Charles Page and Deiwy Crews
and Miss Doris Alston accompany
the young ladies home for the
On Sunday afternoon several of
their friends motored out to the
heone of Miss Vanhook. The
following were ' included in the
trip: ^ Mr., and • Mrs. Robert HaU,
Mrs. Jack Wilson and daughter,
Dorothy Lee; Mr. and Mrs. James
House, Messrs Louis Satterfield,
John AJIen Johnson, David Allen
and Spencer Crews, Miss Anna
L. Wilson, Laura Hedgespeth and
Mrs. Mary McLeSn.
Mias Rozell Holeman, spent the
Christmas holidays with her par
ents, Mr, and Mrs. SteWart Napper
in Trenton, N. J. Miss Holeman
resides on Dowd Street with her
aunt, Mrs. Pauline Fuller.
MISS MILDRED ANDREWS
WEDS MACK 6. WILLIAMS
CHARLOTTE, — (S?>eCial) -
Miss Mildren Andrews f
Charlotte became the bride of
Mack Singleton Williams of Wash
ington, D. C. on Saturday at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Sara
Andrews of Davis street, in v
very simple and quiet ceremony
in the presence of reltivcs and a
few close friends. MrA Williams
is possessed of a very charming
personality and has a wide circle
of friends throughout the two
Osroliflaas. She received her B. S-
degree from Johnson C. Smith
University and is a member of the
faculty at Fairvierw' sebool.
Mrs. Wiliams is also’ a niember
pf the Silhouette Social Club,
j Mr. Williams is the only son
.of Mrs- Mary Williams and the
late Mr. Mack Williams, Sr. He
jalso received his B. S. Degree
(from Johnson C. Smith Univer
sity. He is a member of the Omega
Psi Phi Fraternity and principal
of Saint Paul School, near Con
way, South Carolina.
State Court Upholds
Death Penalty In
tion M we learn to dignify
and glorify labor.”
Dr. M- 0. Bousfield of Chicago
beeause of the uniqu op- Director for Negro Help of the
&o4 upheld the ttrst death for training ' doetoTS Julius Rosenwald Fund, praising
ence which was prounounced by and nurses who will in turn co.n- jbe new hospital said:
Special Judge A. Hall Johnson. . bat this dreaded disease on a na-i highly important part bf
Sehemick dismissed y3 excep-,tionwide basis." ^ jtbe program at Tuskegee will be
tions filed by the 20 year old de- has been an espwial plea- jb® training of Negro physicians
..to™,, ..id Z.‘ si"
_ I • 1 • . 1 • - —‘-J however, an educational
- The North® ^(shall come from the Work of the pro^^m should be projected a-
man was ra,p>ed or whether she (Center, but to have ^ared in the mong colored people to show thSb
t orelations |Construetion of-the building.”-^ possibilities of corrective lar-
The hospital was made powible g^ry in orlpMiiig conditioss.
XT J it.- d tj J L ..L 'by a grant of |161,360. It was an- * ■
He said thM, was decided by the direotion of
with the mao.
The court’s action was taken
after the State tribunal had re
ceived an “opinion’ in the Wags-
taff case which came to the
Supreme Court at Ralei^ from
Alamanc^ county. It was written
by Associate Justice Schenick no error.
By ABNfR GORDON
Window shadM when styled
paint add to Interior decorative
Carolina Supreme court upheld a
death sentence pronounced on
LeRoy Wagstaff for the alleged
raping of “a middle aged white
woman” m a deicsion here Wed- jury wiiiich went on record as hav- SrO*’Connor, i^sident of tbe
ing decided that woman was ap- Foundation, and the Foundation
ed. . trustees, after long study of the
North Carolina ,agam made Problem in cooperation with Dr.
“history” *nd filed the case, '
with all of its implicationB, as Tu^keg^e was selected because
follows: it is devoted to the welfare of
Nftrroes and because a brilliant
surgeon Dr. John W. Chenault, is
director of the orthopedic work.
N'V TT solution, ' I Dr. Ohenault will be in charge
« I • \j m the COUNCIL FOR STUDENT of the training of Negro doctors
■ ■ ^ ■ EQUALITY iwW for . table in «"i Color«i .r ««.c0.d to
Continued from page One the cafeteria -for he purpose of the training of orthopedic nursee with mural designs, shades b«.
a white student doe^ not. want to securing sigitures. to' a petition the training of physiothera- come decorative faatures rather than
sit next to a Negro student it is asking that Coward be'placed on
her right to move”^ while •?te a- the team. To date this table has “The establishment of T h e
gree to her right, we state firmlv not been g»anted. 'We were told Tuskegee Jheti^te Infantile Para-
and without equivication that to make a written -request, .this l'’sis Center is one of the import-
Prof. Badger is not helping to we did with 110 student sngns. ant milestones in the progress of
improve race relations as an edu- tures. When the written request "'edical endeavor in the South,
cator should, but is actually for- was presented, we were told to see The far reaching influences of
tering p^judice. Especially when Dean MoConn. A eommittee of 19 influences of this Center are not
he refers to us. as a gang and asks or 20 stndMits sanir Dean McConn limited by race, creed or color
one of the white students if she who branded our statements ion because the true spirit of medi-
marry « Negro. This we say and the petition and refused us he cine recognipes no such barriers
agree is also her right. However, simple deinocratic right of s in service to humanity,
instaed of all this, we would pre- table. Our firrft request was made *^In our struggle against infan-
fer Q course in Negro history. of January 2, 1941. tile paralvsig a center for research
In regard to Prof. Tanner Is Our immediate ^demands are a- and training of workers, such as
statement on Dec. 20, 1940, when again stated: this one we have through the
he was asked by oar eommittee 1. that Coward • immediately generosity of the National Founda
“la Coward being barred for any placed on the NYU basketball tion for Infantile Paralysis, is
other technicalities besides his sqaud. . indeed a momentous step. Those
color?” and Prof. Tanner answer- 2. that the administration at of us who are associated with the
ed, “No. I had supposed that t NYU set up a policy, in sports Center^ fully realise the wonder-
is the colored issue that is keeping which will not bar Negro students, ful w^portunity for service pre-
Coward off the . team. I don’t . And since it is the interest of sente^ us and we unhesitatingly
think there is any questions of the student body to work for, and pledge our upmost efforts.’’
technical ineligibil’ty concerned to maintain the liberal tradition It is interesting to note that
with it.” We reaffirm tbe truth of NYU we call upon the Adminis-Dr. Chenault is one of the two
of this statement and swear by it. stration, to cooperate with the noted Negro orthopedic surgeons, to the fro*en iection generally
drab, blank areas devoid of interest
Paint for shadet must be very thfan
awl form a highly adbeeive film, su£«
flciently elastic as well to prevent
cracking wben rolled.
Experience has proven that best
results are obtained by adding a
sihaU amount of good, hard-dryUig
varnish to soft paste White lead
which has been rwluoed with tur
pentine to an easy flowing mixture
Add colors-ln-oU to obtain the tinl
Stretch tbe shads out taut on •
level surface before flowing ti'e paint
on evenly with a wide, soft brush.
ifb* paint must be absolutely dry be*
fore the shade is rerolled.
Q.—Last Winter we had trouble
thawing frosen pipes. What method
do you suggestT
A.—Before applying beat to ftozea
plumbing, shut off the vain water
supply to prevent flooding should
cracks or spread joints be found due
to water expansion upon freezing.
Follow by opening adjacent faucets,
so the water will flow off freely as
the ice melts.
Although the blow torch is the
most efficient medium for thawing
pipes, some form of electric heat is
preferable, as an open flame is'a fire
hazard even In expert hands. An
electric beating applianoe held close
At least Dean Payne is frank COTTNCIL FOR STUDENT EQU- in the United States. Born in
when he says- according to the ALITY, and the student body to Sheridan. Wyoming and graduated
WSC “Bulletin” on January 6th work out this and future ro- in Medicine from the University
194,1, “This does not mean that blems. of Minnesota, Dr. Chenault secur-
NYU will not be confronted with ‘ special training at the Univer-
the problem of playing southern PROFITABLE aitv of Chicogo and the University
schools next year.” The Bulletin A cooperative order, for more of Iowa.
further states that “Dean Payne than one hundred dollars worth Through the Julius Boeenwald
had advised Coiward not to try of fruit trees hss been placed by Fund of Chicago, Dr. Chenault
for a berth on the squad after assistant farm agent. • • was sent to Tuskegee to work a-
Feb. 1st.” but to wait for next 4-H Club members of.Edgecombe mong crippled Negro children
year. We agree that Coward County, reports- P. H. Jameson, and, despite many obstacles,
should not accept that position j — '/ succeeded beyond all expectations.
Feb. li but thSt he should be pnt, The 300. White Leghorn hens Here was a man who never had
on the squad immediately. How- owned by J, M. Stephenson, been south but who went into the
ever, we should like to siiggestion wiUow Snrings, Route 1, convert- heart of the black belt and i»
to Dean Payne that the Council
ed $46.90 spent, for feed into an
enthusiastic over his work.
for Stdent Fquality to represented 7^ ^ ““i Tbe hospital, nucleus of a Ne
at the meeting which he has called ® from eggs dur-polio center, ha« a capacity of
of Negro community people sines the past inbnth for a net P*‘o-;jbjrty bed. Various types of in-
we are interested in s prastieal I fit of 153.72. fantile paraly^ cases among
proves effective. Considerable cars
should be taken (hat the appliance
does not contact the piping.
Apply heat starting at the faucet
end and work toward the source of
water supply to assure drainage as
Whan exposed pipes are adequate*
gr Insulated, freezing will not occur.