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534 Foster St.
203 Wiellons Village
SATURDAY, JUNE 13. 1964
DURHAM, N. C.—5-A
AFL-CIO President George Meany
Seeks Senate Measure Support
WASHINGTON D. C.. AFL '
CIO P)csjlcnl GfOi'Ko Mcany
1h!s wi'ck iiiKtd thi' Senate lol
update the Diivis-Ramn Act'
when tlie l>ni repches the- floor
after the oivil riKhls issiw) h;if
In id''ntical letters tn a!l inein-
h'M's (if the S"n!'.;e Me.-iiiy call
ed the IjIII ■•erst'ntial In proiect .
local wajjc rates and local com- ,
niiinity livin.i; ,st;innai ds.'’ I
The nu-asui'e ,'ro\'ir!es I h n t I
''rin'.'e b'-nofils ho iiitliiilc(J in |
di'tormininK prevailing wases
where contracts involve federal
'■imrts. It has lieen a|)pr(j\'i d hy
the Senate Labor and I’liblic
Welfare CNimniitlee and ha'
already pa';M-d Ibe lion,-;!'.
Meany held Ihal an eri'ployer
who does not |)ay friiiKt' hene
nN has an unfair advanlai>(> In
biddinj; on federal .cnnslruc-
He noled that when Ihe llav's
Bacon Act was written riH year'
ni’D. heallb, welfare and [)rn
'■■ir.n prolcclion scarcely exi-led.
T(j(lay, he pointed oiii. ihe'i'
are tnore than .".fjtid sueli pro
grams coverinj' more than 711
per cent of workers in build:n(
.’.nd construction trades alone
“The.se friTif,'e benefits are a-'
much a pail of Ihe wage struc
ture as the cash wage paynieni
itself, ‘ Meany declared,
-“I urge you to vote for It. U
'I'MI without irreh'v.'int for crip-
pling amendments," ho slated
li. W. Dalton Feted
- R. VV. Dalton was feted with a
The full text of Meany'.s let
H. R. 6041, a bill to include
frini!0 beneiits in j,,-evnilin)i
wayo determinations under tlie
Davis-Bacon Act, has been
roved by the Senate Labor and
Public Welfare Committee, and
will probrrijly come up for Sen
ate floor action soon after thP
Senate completes action on civil
The AFL-CIO strongly sni>
ports the Davis-Bacon fringe
benefit bill, and I urge you to
vote for H. R. B041 without ir
relevant or crippling amenft-
In when Congress first
enacted the Davis-Racon law.
employee fringe benefits sucti
as health, welfare, insurance
and pension plans scarcely ex
isted Today 'there are in the
construction industry more than
.'i.OOO heallh, welfare and pen-
si'in funds covering more than
70 per (cnl of Ihe building and
conslruclltin trades workers fin
anced primarily hy emplo.ver
coutriluillons. 'I'hese fringe bent-
fits are as much a part of the
Wage .structure as the cash wage
Miss Wilhelmina M. Crosson a
native of Boston and product C*
Boston University among other
citadelfi of learning who recent
ly returned from Kenya East
Africa continues to make Pal
mer Memorial Institute at Seda-
lia on* of the educational and
culture centers of the Tar Heel
State and during her fifteen
years at the school has wroug.W
Miss Crosson is seen being con
gratulated by Hon. Mary ^*-•-
Critty Fiske, Monrovia Liberia
West Africa who along wUh
Dr. Dennis President of Albany
State College, Albany Georgia
were Commencement speakers
for the Class of 1964. Both par
ents had children in ihe C^jse
Left Is O. Sale of East Kenya.
President Crosson, Mrs. Fiske
and her son Edmund of the
Class of 1964
The Mrs. W. V. S. Tubman
Award along with Ebony wall
plaques was presented to Miss
Crcsson for outstanding studentr
in the class contributions to bet
ter international understanding-
Ivan also a son of Mrs, Fiske.
Gcvernment official was enrol
led at Palmer but left to tffiTe a
post in p-ublic relations in Mon
Former Sliarecropper Now Proud
Farm and Modern Home Owner
WASHINGTON D. C.. —.
From cotton sharecropping tol
ownerhip of a diversified farm. >
from a shabby dwelling to a|
modern brick home is the long |
stride that John llolihs and his f
family have made since he was
mustered out of Ihe Army 11!
Mr. and Mrs Hobbs and thei-
10 children now live on a 311-
acro farm near Nesbit, Miss.,
about 30 miles south of IVTem-
phis. And wJien they are not
busy with their crop: and live
stock, they are waxing floor."^.
polishing furniture, and general
ly sprucing up their nt vv home
says their home demonstrat'on
agent, Mrs, Graftic 7vl- Randle.
However, until three years
ago, the family lived in an old
run-down house that no amount
of sweeping and scrulilvng and i
dusting and even piperinp
could improve very much, llu
home agent continiu's.
Then the ITobbses ,'>pplled to
the Farmers Home Administra
tion for a loan to build a new
home. The loan wa,s approved
and the home was built. "Mov-
Calling All Bowlers!
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
JOIN THE PLAN
At The Lanes
5 P. M,
SUNDAY JUNE 14, 1964
DURHAM, N. C.
ing into our new home was like
moving into a new world, ' Mrs.
Last year Farmers Home made
13,300 similar loans to farm and
other rural families. While must
built new homes, many repairel
and modernized their old ones.
Farmers Home officals expain
The four-bedroom home of llv'
Hobbs family was built al a
cost of $7,800. They have been
doubling up on their notes up
repayment of the 33-year loan
The larger payments are made
possible by the family's' sound
farming program. Last year (hey
produced and harvested innstly
by themselves 70 bales of cottoi'
on fil acres, 900 .bushels of sov-
tjoan on 30 acres, and nearly
1.000 bushels cf corn on 1 •'
acre In addition, thi-y sold 1''
head of beef caftle_.from then
herd, about 300 dozen eggs, and
ve,'>elables week h\- week o'* ■
four-acre plot. And three 1in'”
a day the taVile is set for 1''
who are served foods that come
right out of their garden jind
Growing their own food, di
versifying their farm, and fot
lowing .sound management prat-
tices result from Mr. Tlohhs’
early trainin'? as a 4 H’pr Tonn-
ay Agent Charles H. Fletcher
points out. In the county 2B
vears, the agent has seen Mr.
TTobhs grow up from a teen-ager
with small project plots to a
man owning and managing a
Mr. and Mrs. Hoobs married
in 1942 and began .shareerop-
ing. Within a year 'or two, h«
was off for military service.
When the war was over, he took
his Riustering out pay in 1946
and bought a pair of mulm.
Three years later he and hip
wife began buying n 120-aere
farm. They now rent on addi
tional 191 acres.
Eight of their 10 children arc
now large enough to help with
tlie croijs. But wiiifcii scuool ts
m luey «uend every day.
j Mrs. Alice Davis Is
! Hostess to Khenezer
j Floral Club Meetin>>:
I The Floral f.hib of Khenezer
' Bapti.st Church held its re!!ular
monthly nieetin" Hiinday. .liuie 7,
at 4 p.m. in the A.ssembly lloom
of the church.
Mrs. Alice Davi.s served as lios-
Mrs. Addie I’arhoe, presided.
.After the de\c,lional e\i'i c's'sr
pl ins for the annivers:;iv to he
held Sundav at 3 I’ M. were com-
l''ct"d. A stnte lially will cliiii:;x
Those idlendin',' we;i. Mesd.iiMes
Maude Tli"rne. M^ilti'' riroH ii, I lei
en .lones. Fthel M-Neil. I.illie Me
Intyre, I.illie Mae I'Dehiirch. Mil
(Ired Manqum llamae Fa:i1is. Ceor-
;'ia F(>llers. Zeliiia Adams, lioniiii'
I’rimiis, Mattie Holloway. Goldie
Carter. Lillie Alslorj,^ Marsaret
Southerland. Kffie r^vis. Nnnnie
H.-imiltr;n. Pella n/bh.nvd. F.thcl
Hhwson. Helen LasH, and OpIiel'M
Thomnson. Dthers pr''s'>’nt wit-'
IIow’,1rd Roh’n'on, Percy ,loni*
and t'Ister Adams,
SheHa and Talesa Modlvn. K^i-
iiiri li'Miipson Vickie Hirbe" and
Kif’ene Pawson were vi'H r-;
The hostess serverl a deli"lilfid
Oueens of St. Mark
Hold I!nhv Contest
The Qiie-ns of St, Mark AMI?
Zion Church held a fiaby (’onlost
recently. Tlie affair was ffiven for
the benefit of the Onren contest
held each year at Ihe St. Mark
The winners were: 1st, Loteti
Mason: 2nd, T.vnn Hoykins; 3rd.
Glenda Hope McAlliston: Runner
ups were: Robert Lee liober.son,
Jr,, Tammy Jane Johnson, and
Many thanks-to each.of you for
making the contest a siicccr.r,.
It is the determination of the
couple to see their child
ren through high school and on
To help make sure that their
children will miss no days "’■'t
of school to work nn the farm,
Mr. and Jilrs. Hobbs bought a
tractor three years ago and are
now looking long and longing
ly at merhanlcal cotton pickers,
says Couoty Agent Fieicfcer.
P'csiilent Samuel P. M:issie an-
prurcf.l rreently tiuil Noitli Car
I lin'i f'ii||(;;!p l::is been a'A'arded
in er.'int^ hy the National
Scicnc" roiii'dalion for proects
i’l four ;jreas.
Supportin'; an "t'ndert'.r.iduate
liKslnict-ional ScienHfic Ki|uipnient
l’r.i':r.-i'in," the l^'onndation which
wdl fiirnisli ni.'itehing funds, fur
|'r',ii(ts ill the foIl()wing:
f) li:ol(i:'y, SI5„'540, with Pr,
W'.dler II. I’atlill.i, chairman of
the department, directin';.
O ('liem’stiy. .SHi.ilOC. with Dr.
I,. ToKon. ehiiirman of the
• Social Scii-nef'S'. ,':.2.,')00, wilh
Dr, .lanu's K Tueker. chairman ol
th" ni'iiartmert of Commerce.
iT: ,■ tin'..
€ I’ .'ejolo'jy, ,S4.0I0, with Pr.
\' :ii:m j, Davis, chairman of the'
ilei>;:rliii "nt, direclin." .
'Ill;' gra'ils will terminate on
M.y 31, inofi.
REV. J. R. BUTLER
Tli'“ Doctor of iiWinity degree
was conferred upon Rev. J. Ray
Butler of Wilmington on Monday,
June 1, hy Friend,ship College ol
Rock 11:11. S, C,
Rev. Rutler '.vas horn in Samp
son County, the son of Amos P
r.iillcr, Sr., and .Mrs. M. !•’. Butler.
He received his education at the
former Ho.scboro High .School,
now C. p;. I’errv High School.
Harris Barber College of Raleigh,
and Sbaw liniver.sity Divinity
An evangelist of local, state,
and national acclaim, Rev. Butler
is pastor of the Ebenezer Mission
ary Baptist Church of Wilmington.
He is married to the former
Mi,ss Marion C, Lucas of Durham.
They are the parents of four sons.
repast after the meeting. Mrs.
Kvans a.ssisted Mr. Davis. Miss
Upcburch thsnked Uis hot»H,
S'irprise r>'rth(!:iy Dinner Sunday.
■Iiuii’ 7. I't th.. Imrm. ,,f Mr. ;.iv'
Mjs. H. M. Mitchell, 2150 Ciiarles
The dinner. \ns iriven in hi"
honor by his mother, Mrs. Willie
Lawrence, .Mrs, ,M aide Stanfield
and Ihe E. M. Viilchell. on tlie
|;iCturi'S(|iie. lawn at the Mitchcl
home. The table was decorated ii
a lovely hirtiiday settin.^ amids'
the refreshing athmosphere of
beautiful flowers and overhang
ing long le;|f nines of the garden
Other guest.s pre.sent were .Mrs
Thersa Dalton, Hoverend and Mrs
K. T. Browne, Airman Second
Class, E. T. Browne, Jr., Mr- an(
Mrs- (Teorge Faulk. J. R. Hayes
and W. S. Crews. The honoree rc
ceived many beautiful and usefu
Union I’aptist Church
Dr. firadv Pavis. pastor of the
Union H.iptist Church, will speak
■Ml ‘ .III:,tire Now." :d the renular
Sundav Morning Worship Serv
ices, June 14.
At 7:30 P .M. the Junior Usher
Hoard will present a program.
The public is cordially invited to
:ittend both services.
Veterans Administration hos
pitals are increasing their place
ment of di.sabled oldsters in
nur.sing and hoarding homes
in the community.
MUTUAL BENEFIT LIFE
MAIN UNIFORM CENTER
225 E. Main St.
Across from Courthouse