The Carolina times. (Durham, N.C.) 1919-current, July 31, 1965, Image 1
Reaffirms "No Discrimination" Policy For Home Security ★ * * ★ *- ★★★. *★★★★* ★ WHITE ROCK NAMES PASTOR Watts Hill, Jr. Signs Pledge With V. P. Hubert Humphrey In ■ "Plan for Progress" "booklet, Just off the press, it wai revealed here this week that the Home Security Life In surance Company of this city has "reaffirmed its policy of merit employment and promo tion of all persons without dis crimination because of race, creed, color or national origin." The plan which is in line with the "Plans for Progress" program of President Johnson's Committee on Equal Employ ment Opportunity was signed jointly by Vice President Hu bert H. Humphrey and Presi dent Watts Hill, Jr., of Home Security on June 1, 1965 in Washington. The statement of the Home Security president said in full: Heme Security Life has pledged full cooperation In the Plans for Progress Pro gram of President Johnson's Committee on Equal Employ ment Opportunity. By pledge and action we join in a na tional voluntary effort led by the business community to achieve equal employment op portunity and end discrimi nation In employment based on race, creed or national origin. All employees of Home Security Life share responsi bility for positive action to fully Implement this plan, ■quality of opportunity can be achieved only through the willingness of each employee to recognise right and act justly In all relationships. We have confidence In the good spirit of Home Security Life people and know that together we shall work ob jectively toward achieving the national goal of equal employment opportunity." Often mentioned by close friends and acquaintances, as N. C. School of Arts Adds 7. To It's Faculty WINSTOf^SALEM—Seven teachers of academic studies and a librarian have been added to the faculty of the North Carolina School of the Arts. The appointments are announced today by Dr. Vit torio Giannini president of the school, and Mrs. Julia Mueller, Acting Dean of Academic Studies. William Van Hovan of Greensboro will be librarian at the School of the Arts when it opens here in Sept. Additions to the academic faculty include: Miss Lois Raff of Charlotte. Chatham, N. J., who will teach mathematics and phy sics; Mrs. Adrianna Ciompi of Torino, Italy, Italian and French; Mrs. Ralna Fehl o| Vienna, Austria, German; Miss Scherer James of Mt. Airy. English and Spanish; Mla> Lola Raff of CCharlotte, social studies; Miss Marjorie Randolph of Winston-Salem, foreign languages, and Regi nald F. Spauldlng of Durham, English. Spaulding holds a B. S. degree from North Carolina College at Durham and has completed course work to ward a M. A. degree in Eng lish from the University of North Carolina. The North Carolina School at the Arta waa eatabllahed by an act of Legislature to five professional training to especially talented students in music, drama and dance. Hie school accepts college, hlfh school and younger stu dents, and academic studies are required of all students. Courses are baaed on require ments of the North Carolina State Board of Education, and high school diplomas, bache* lor of music snd bachelor of fine arts degrees will be given to students completing required courses. High school students will report for classis Sept. 7, and college orientation will begin ■apt SO. A student body of anradnuMy fig students will be enrolled for the first term of title new school. V, 1 ■t» ' i I MK r HILL possessing unusual gubernato rial qualifications, Hill's sign ing of the "Plan for Progress" statement, jointly with the vice president of the United States, has once again started tongues wagging about his pos sibility as a gubernatorial can didate for 1972 if not in 1968. The rumors persist in spite of the fact that the president of Home Security has apparently given abosolutely no indications as to his feelings in the matter. In a further effort to make it absolutely clear %s to the fu ture policy of Home Security in the matter of employment, the executive stated further: "We have confidence in the good spirit of Home Security Life people and know that together we shall work objectively to ward achieving the national goal of equal employment op portunity." "In keeping with the Civil Rights Law of 1964," the state ment indicated, the firm "will not permit nor condone either discrimination or discrimina tion in reverse. A pledge was also made to "actively seek qualified minor ity group applicants for all job categories," and to consider all employees without bias in re gard to placement, promotion and training. H iWMPLMBffII MOUNT OILIAD BAPTIST Church Patter's Aid Club cele brated Its 25Hi Anniversary Sunday, July 25, by worshipping In a group at church during the regular 11 o'clock service. U. S. Federal Gov't Enjoins La. Klan and Police for Brutality BOGALUSA Following two days of attacks by whites against pickets at the Pine Tree Shopping Center while state and city police stood by Inertly, the U. S. Inflated broad legal action against local police officials and the Original Knights of the Ku Klux Klan . Specifically, Police Chief Claxton Knight and Public Safety Commissioner Arnold Spiers were accused of civil and criminal contempt of a federal Injunction calling up on them to protect civil rights demonstrators. Deputy Sheriff Walter Adams of Washington parish was changed with beating and intimidating Negroes. An injunction was sought to re strain the Original Knights Chi Caifflip €iwo VOLUME 42 No. 2« DURHAM, N. C—SATURDAY, JULY 31, IMS PRICE 15 Cent. 50-Year-Old Woman Badly Beaten By Kinston Constable KINSTON—A meeting of a committee composed of house wives and two ministers held here recently with Simon Sit terson of Kinston to protest the storm-trooper tactics of a Lenoir County constable in serving a warrant on a 50-year-old wom an, proved of no avail when the mayor informed the com mittee that he was without jurisdiction because the con stable was from Vance Town ship. As a result of the mayor's decision, the housewives have organized a community action program '#ith SCOPE and the local branch of the NAACP in an effort to eventually remove the constable, Robert Garris, from his office. According to a statement made to Mrs. J. J. Hannibal, by Mrs. Nora Graham, heart pat ient, recently discharged from a sanatorium, Garris appeared at her home with a warrant for a $9.00 debt and became en raged when she explained to him that she paid $5.00 on the debt and had been released from further payment by the court in April. Mrs. Graham stated further she was cursed by the consta ble, beaten in the face with his fists, and menaced with a re- See PROTEST Page 2A 1,000 Expected At Annual Session Of SCLC In Birmingham August 9-13 The Club presented Dr. and Mrs. A. O. Mosoley, the pastor, the sum of SIOO as an anniver sary gift. Those in the group are from left to right, seated: Mrs. Lot- of the Ku Klux Klan, 20 of its members and IS other white* from "assaulting, ha rassing, threatening and intimidating" either rights workers or business men complying with desegregation orders. On July 10, eegregationists attacked the shopping center pickets six times, with state troopers looking on only 50 yards away. Charles Bellows and John Hamilton, both CORE volunteers, were twice beaten before being taken to a doctor. CORE Community Relations Director Alan Gart ner was strode repeatedly in the face and his glasses were shattered. Later, city police arrested seven of the pickets tor "trespassing," but none of the attackers. Since Jan. - I HITTIN" THE ROAD Lan» ■ton Hugfees, internet I famed poet, humorist and play wright, consumates agreement with Miss Jay Ooodlette-Basa, president of PARI YAH FAC TOR, a Now York based public He Holloawy, President} Mrs. Calllna Smith, Secretary; Mrs. Mrs. Christine Bsrbee, Vice President, Mrs. Selena Miller, Mrs. Minnie Watklns. Standing are: Mrs. Agnes Hln 30 segregstionlsts hsve been arrested for sssaulting civil rights workers but none were prosecuted. On July 17, pickets at the shopping center were drenchr ed with hoses. "You still smell a little a little bit Uke a nigger to me," said Ray Risen, a local barber and city fireman after he had finished dousing Henry Park, a white CORE volunteer. Later in the day, civil rights workers were pelted with rocks and fruit. Again, police arrested none of the attaclo ers, but took three marchers Into "protective custody." Since July 10, when the U. S. took legal action, the marches and picketing have gone on peacefully and four restaurants have aerved Ne>- relations firm which will handle the road tour of Mr. Hughes' play "Black Nativity." Farlyah Factor has been re tained to act In a consultant capacity for the publicity end I ton, Mrs. Ooldle Amis, Mrs, Jessie M. Davidson, Mrs. Mose ley. Rev. Moseley, Mrs. Mable Lyons, Mrs. Elizabeth Short, Mrs. Betty Tuck. Photo by Purefoy gro tester*. However, the main issues of equal employ ment and Improved communi ty facilities for Negroes rt main unresolved, despite a recent aeries of negotiations sessions with Mayor Jesse Cutrer, Jr. and Mayor John McKeithan. Negotiators for CORE and the Bogalusa Civic Sc Voters League flatly re jected the governor's pro posal for a 30 day truce in return for the granting of state jobs to two Negro lead, era. CHICAGO Charges of ag gravated assault, theft and bat tery, filed against a brother of the late singer Sam Cooke, were dropped Wednesday In court at at the request of Mrs. Barbara Cooke Womack. promotion of "Black Nativity", and to act as the soliciting agent for colleges, universities and civic organisations Interest ed in having the play presented In their home cities. ATLANTA The largest annual gathering in the eight year history of the Soutehrn Christian Leadership Confer ence is expected In Birming ham, Alabama Aug. 9-13 when SCLC, headed by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., holds its Ninth Annual Con vention. More than 1,000 delegates are expected to be on hand for the five day meeting. Theme of this year's con vention will be: "Human Rights, Basic Issues, The Grand Alliance." Host to the convention will be the Ala bama Christian Movement See SCLC Psge 2A NEGRO LABORER OF Sampson Co. Gets 10,000tl| Loan In War On Poverty WASHINGTON—The 10,- 000 th "war on poverty" loan made recently by the Farm ers Home Admnistration of the U. S. Department of Agri culture went to a Negro day laborer with a family of seven, whose earnings as a pulpwood cutter last year totaled only $2,000. He is Sam Newton of Sampson County, N. C., who received an SI,BOO loan to buy a chain saw and a used truck. With this equipment, he will be able to become an Independent pulpwood cut* ter and hauler. As such he expects to work year-round and increase his earnings to $9,900 a year as well give employment to two helpers. Altogether, Negro workers and farmers received 40 per cent of the rural Economic Opportunity loans that have been made In the 10 South, era States since last Janhary when this phase of the anti poverty program was launch ed. "This program", said Secretary of Agriculture Qr See LOAN Page 2A Greensboro Minister Gets Call To Local Baptist Church White Rock Baptist Church has extended a call to Reverend Lorenzo A. Lynch, Pastor of the Providence Baptist Church, Greensboro. He will succeed Dr. Miles Mark Fisher, who retired as White Rock's Pastor on Janu ary 1, 1963 after more than 30 years pastorate. A native of Oak City, North Carolina, Reverend Lynch is of the fourth generation of min isters in the fsmily. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Shaw University College of Liberal Arts; Bachelor of Divinity degree from Shaw Uni versity School of Religion; stud led as a graduate student at Southeastern Baptist Theologi cal Seminary, Wake Forest and also at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has completed more than a year of study in Ne*' Testament at Bos ton University Graduate School, working on his Ph.D. degree. Reverend Lynch attended clin ics in preaching at Duke Uni versity School, and at the pres ent time is a special student at Duke Divinity School. Providence Baptist Church has experienced many accom plishments since Rev. Lynch's ministry began there in 1958. A Sunday, and a licensed week day nursery; established a church library; renovation of the church building; additions in office equipment; a monthly church newspaper; additional Sunday School classes; a Board of Christian Education; an of ficers and workers conference; Music Council; Every Member Enlistment Canvass; Home De partment of the Sunday School; High Point Man Meets Death At RR Crossing; Hit By Train HIGH POINT Andrew J. Diggs, who was struck by • southbound Southern Railway passenger train here, was dead after the train carried his body 290 feet Wednesday. He was identified by papers in his pocket which listed him as a resident of High Point. Police said no evidence of foul play "was found. The train's engineer, Tom Wood, said he saw something on the tracks but it was too late to stop the train before It struck Dlggs' body. The inci dent occurred about 1:19 a. m. Wednesday. Funeral services for the vic tim will be held at 4 p. m. Fri day in Hazlip's Funeral parlor with the Rev. D. D. Mason as minister in charge. Diggs, whose body was too SB REV. EATOV LAST RITES FOR REV. C. W. EATON HELD JULY 30 The funeral of Rev. C. W. Eaton, 87, former pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church will be held st White Rock Baptist Church, here, Friday, July 3Q, st 2:30 P.M. Hie Rev. Ed See EATON Psge SA REV. LYIfCH Commission on Evangelism; Youth four addi tional staff persons have been added to the church's program (3 nursery school teachers and cne secretary to the pastor); Church community surveys; Employment Council; Annual Family Life Institute and An nual Human Relations Institute; Church parsonage has been built, which values over $30,- 000; the church has been set debt free twice; his first year"* budget doubled any previouj year's budget; church attend ance and membership have also increased; the church has be gun a building program for an j ether church for the relocation | and expansion of its program; a summary of his Sunday's sermons appears in the Pastor*i Paragraphs in the Monday edi tion of the Greensboro Dally See WHITE ROCK Page 2A g DIOOS mangled for an autopsy to be performed, is survived by five brothers and three sisters. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetary. Four Promoted At N.C. College By Pres. Massie North Carolina Collect President Samuel P. Maaaie Saturday announced promo*- tkms for four of the college's faculty members. Hie change* in rank, «J» proved by the institution'* Board of Trustees at its last meeting were the following; Dr. Cecil L. Patterson, Eng lish and acting director of Summer School, from asso ciate professor to professor, Le Marquis DeJarmon, law, from associate professor to professor; Dr. Be mice Wada, education, from instructor to assistant professor; and 10M Jean K. Norris, English, from instructor to assistant professor.