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Mutual Savings & Loan Ass'n To Purchase N. C. M. Annex if if Local Young Man Takes Own Life With Rifle W \ ra (j fl I • kl Hli ml W k I m K| |P f OUISS WHATI—What has four | lags, flies at night; two wines, and gives light? A firefly, light ning bug, orjjlow worm—which, mr you choose to call it such as tha one Gayia Thorn ton caught and is holding much i Bogalusa Group To Begin Mass Marches BOGALUSA, Ortha Peters, President, Local 824, Pulp and Sulphur Workers, AFLCIO, Bogalusa, announced the be ginning of mass marches in Bogalusa staring on July Bth. The marches, initially conduct, ed by local people and then, if necessary, with the help of oth ers, will protest police brutali ty, the exclusion of Negroes from municipal services, and employment discrimination. Wilfred Ussery, President of the San Francisco Bogalusa Committee for Concern, announ ced that his committee will con duct coordinated demonstra tions in San Francisco to sup port the demands of the Boga lusa group. "KIDNEY COLIC" HALTS HEARING FOR COLEMAN WASHINGTON, D. C—For. mer Mississippi Gov. James P. Coleman's eleventh-hour at tack of "kidney colic" June 28 postponed a Senate hearing on his nomination to a key feder al appeals court in the South. Senator John C. Stennis (D- Miss.) announced Coleman's ill. ness as Student Nonviolent Co ordinating Committee (SNCC) Chairman John Lewis and Mrs. Victoria Gray, representing the See COLEMAN Page 2A \l jjp-" fl Ek u pt! V mK kJJ ft, WML/ M RUNNIRS-UP In the annual Soap Bex Darby raca hald bara laat Sunday ware Harold Hayes, Jr., and Tony Grave* who are shown balng pra*antad trophiai by two unidentified official* of Johnny Poe Captures Soap Box Rate Sunday The winner of the Durham's annual Soap Box Derby race held here last Sunday afternoon was Johnny Poe, 14 year-old son of Mrs. R. E. Poe of Rt. 5, better known as Hamlin Road, Durham. Young Poe, driving a brown racer, nosed out the black car driven by Tony Graves at the finish line. Graves, the son of Mr. and jto the intarast of har play-: matas. The childran ara enrolled in the North Carolina College nur- j sery school, a project of tha Durham collage's Home eco- I i 0 BRIAKTHROUOH OFFICIAL— Gerald L. Underwood was named recently sa associate di rector of Operation Break through, the local anti-poverty organisation. XAt associate director, he will shrt* Robert L. Fouct. executive director, the overall supervision of to project's vari. ous programs such aa job de velopment, tutorial actlvltlea, day care, Nelghborood Youth Corps, and the actlvltlea of vol unteers. A Tarheel native, Underwood holds bachelor's and master's degrees from North Carolina College, where he served for five years as an Instructor in history, resigning to accept the Operation Breakthrough post. tha Darby. Hayes I* tho son of, Mr. and Mri. Harold Haya* and Gravai l« tha »on of Mr. and Mr*. Tom Grave*. Looking on (third from loft) and wearing black tunglatse*) i Mrs. Tom Graves, defeated Mike Luffman for the Class B championship. Class B is for boys 11 and 12 while the Class A category is open for boys IS, 14, and 18 years of age. Poe won the Clan A division nip ping Harold Hays Jr. in the finals of the larger division.- Some 3,000 spectator* gather ed on Trinity Avenue hill ap nomics Department which on ables majors in nursery school education and students In child development courses to observe the actions of young children from day to day. NCC Announces New Housing Rule for Men Robert L. McAdams, acting dean of men at North Carolina College, announced this week that effective with the fall se mester all single undergradu ate NCC male students not living at home with relatives in the Durham area will be requir ed to live in housing provided by the college on the campus. The regulation, which has been in effect generally in re cent years, will be enforced more rigorously in the future following action by the col lege's Administrative Commit tee, McAdams said, adding that a new dormitory, which will accomodate 300 persons and will be ready for occu pancy by September 8, will re lieve somewhat the critical housing shortage for male stu dents. If extenuating circumstances make it necessary for certain male undergraduates to live off campus, they must obtain approval from the personnel dean and live under appropri ate supervision in residences approved by the college, Mc | Adams said. , Is Pranklin Poo, winner of tha I raca. Standing bahind Hayes I* Cheater Holeman last year's winner. Staff Photo by Nat Purafoy proaching the YMCA to see 43 youngsters compete for the championship which netted as prizes, for Poe, a trip to the national Soap Box Derby to be held in Akron, Ohio, August 7, two handsome trophies and a SBOO.OO Savings Bond. Poe, who recorded the fastest time of the afternoon in his See DERBY Page 2A Clue CarSsa Cinws |phFlteuTn UMwißcE"fl VOLUME 42 No. 23 DURHAM, N. C—SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1965 PRICE 15 C«U CORE Concludes Successful 1965 Convention In Durham McKissick and Farmer Elected For Another Yr. The Congress of Racial Equality ended one week of meetings and closed its mort convention in hi«- tcn-y here Monday. Durham Attorney Floyd B. McKissick waa voted to serve a third term as national chaiman of the organization. James Farmer, the national director continues in that of fice. He was elected to a two year term at CORE'S 1964 convention in Kansas City. Members of the CORE National Action Council executive board remained in Durham though Tuesday for sessions chaired by McKis" sick. The organization voted to make conatlttional amend ments to permit CORE of ficials to compete for public See McKISSICK Page 2A MUTUAL SAVINGS To Spendlso,oooßenovating Home Office B To Extend Co/s Operation on Parrish Street John S. Stewart, President of Mutual Saving and Loan Asso ciation of Durham announce* today plans to remodel and renovate the association's pres ent quarters at 112 West Par rish Street and to extend the firm's operations to 108 and 110 West Parrish St, Negotiations have been concluded -with North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company for the purchase of the property. Construction cost is expected to be in the neighborhood of 1150,000 -and a start could, be made "in about sixty days", Stewart said. The J. L. Williams firm of Mathews, North Carolina is the architect for the firm's new nuarters. Wade Manufacturing Corporation of Charlotte has been engaged for the Interior planning, equipment, furnish ings and decorations. The building has been de signed to provide the custom ers with a complete Saving and Loan service. Planning and con sulation have been in progress for some months to aisume a program which will meet to day's needs and provides for reasonable future demands of a crowing and progressive as scc'ation. A new modern structure with a facade dominated by a cus- ( tom-made screen design featur-1 in«-white marble columns will I reolace the present three build-. Inffs on West Parrish Street., Th« first floor space will occupy approximately 2400 sauare feet. Among the special features of the new building will be an sfter-hour depository. Other features will include a public lobby housing the teller coun ters and work space, with open offices, private offices, confer ence room, vault storage, sup ply lounge, employee lounge, and rest rooms. Air conditioning and heat ing systems will be zoned In or- See BUILDING Page 2A '« I ntf ■ » ■jpy ' ■ * I-* - Yii ttSEm ATTORNEY FLOYD B. McKIS SICK of Durham and chairman of CORE, was honored with a citation at the organization's annual aassion held in Durham laik week. Tha citation. In the form of a plaqua, was present- MUTUAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION ARCHITECTS' DRAWING of Hm front vlow of the now homo offlco of tho Mutual Savings and Loan Association. In addi 45 Negro Ins. Companies Have $2 Billion In Force NEW YORK—Blake T. New ton, Jr., president, Institute of Life Insurance, will address the final session of the National Insurance Association 48th An nual Convention in New York City, July 22, Benjamin J. Johnson, president announced. Newton will be the last of a series of speakers of national reputation who will participate In the Association's review and forecast of manpower, markets and management In the life in surance industry, starting July 19, at the Roosevelt Hotel. Some 400 executives, home office personnel »nd agents will take part In the sessions, Johnson said. The convention will include workshops on spe cial problems of recruiting, sales, administration and In vestment. Sen. Jacob J. Javits of New York will address a banquet include Robert Freeman, Fio- ad McKissick "for outstanding | service in defense of human rights, equality and justice." [ The presentation was made by J. H. Wheeler (ripht) president of the Mechanics and Farmers tion to Hw present elto of tho Aitociation, tho now quartori will includo tho spoco now oc- I (include Robert Freeman, Flo- The National Insurance Awn. ravate G. Perrotta, Benjamin J. includes 45 Negro-managed life Johnson, Prof. Israel Unterman, insurance companies that do CLU, Phillips J. Goldberg, business in 25 states. They have George Conklin, H. A. Gilliam, over $2 billion in insurance la Sr., Floyd Penick, J. W. Good- force, and over $360 million Id loe, William J. Kennedy, m, assets, and Ralph W. Parsons. ROY WILKINS REPORTS NAACP MEMBERSHIP UP 44.6 PER CENT DENVER—Announcement by Roy Wilkins, executive direc tor of the National Association for the Advancement of Color ed People, that membership in the Association showed an In crease of 44.6 per cent over that of this time a year ago, brought enthusiastic cheers from the nearly 2,500 delegates and friends who attended the opening session of the 56th, an nual NAACP conference here, June 28. I Bank. Others In the picture Mrs. Fannie Lou Hammer, mem ' ber of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and Jamet Farmer, president of CORE. Staff Photo by Nat Purefoy cuplod by two adjoining build. Inps. Tho now ranovation will bt mado at a cost of $150,000. I 1 The six-day convention wai welcomed to Denver, where It had met once before, 40 years ago, by Mayor Thomas G. Cur rtgan and Nathan Walker, gen eral chairman of the 1065 con vention planning committee. Dae to flood condition! in the state, Gov. John A. Love wu unable to attend the opening session. The 44.6 per cent member ship increase, Wilkins said In See NAACP Page 2A ROBT. SELF Robt. Self Fires Bullet Into His Head at Home Robert Self, resident of 007 Hickory Street, took his orwn life here, Thursday morning, •round eight o'clock when he shot himself in the right temple with a 22 rifle. Self, who was the son •( Mrs. Corabelle Tyson and Wil liam Self, by a former marriage, resided with his grandmother, Mrs. Rosa Self. He was a senior at North Carolina College. His father is William Self who was separated from his mother sev eral years ago. According to Dr. D. R. Peri—, Durham County Coroner, Self died in the ambulance enroute to the hospital. He was pro nounied dead by hospital at taches upon arrival. Members of the family and friends of Self were unable to give any reasons for his rash actions. For the past several years, he had worked as a carrier for the Durham Morning Herald ing and during the school term, assisted on week-ends in the mailing department of the Car olina Times. In addition to his mother and father, tie is survived by two brothers Willie and James Self, one' half-brother, Henry Tyson, Jr.; three half-sisters, Mrs. Barbara Hamilton, Misses Tammie and Carolyn Tyson. Funeral arrangements had not been completed at pres* time. Last Call For Pulpit Bibles The last call to churches in need of pulpit Bibles is being made this week by the manage, ment of the Carolina Times. On ly a few Bioles are left of the 375 that -were originally placed with the Carolina Times by the Colonial Stores to be given, without cost, to churches in need of pulpit Bibles Bibles may be secured, free of charge, by sending or bring to the Carolina Times, 436 E. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina. Persons writing in for a Bt«. ble, to be mailed will please enclose SI.OO for postage and wrapping. No charge for same will be made for requests made in person at the office of the Carolina Times. HTIM PIMT Usata Allan ratairtly bacama tha first Nagro Invltad ♦o mambarship In Alpha Taw Chapter of Kappa Dalta PI hanarary and profaulonal a»- claty In aducatlan at Duka Unl varslty. Ha la attending* tha Duka summar Mhool «n a scholarship and Is a mambar af Mt. Ollaad Baptist Church.