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The Carolina times. (Durham, N.C.) 1919-current, July 10, 1971, Image 1

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Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Dies Words of Wisdom The virtue of a man ought to be measured, not by his ex traordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct. —Blaise Pascal VOLUME 50 No. 28 Rural Residents Of State To Get Commun ■ jm IH ■ ■ M ALEXANDER Alexander to Head Illinois State Program Harold W. Alexander, assis tant dean of the Undergrad uate School and director of the Academic Skills Center at North Carolina Central Univer sity, in July will join the facul ty of Dlinois State University, Normal, where tie will be an associate professor of English and director of the university's High Potential Students Pro gram. A member of the NCCU faculty since 1962, Alexander was an assistant professor of English and director of the university's News Bureau for six of the nine years he spent at the institution. In 1968, when the Academic Skills Center was established, he was appointed to the assistant deanship and directorship of the Center's program. Prior to joining the NCCU faculty, Alexander taught Eng lish at Texas Southern Univer sity, Tougaloo College, Jack son State College, and the Fort (See ALEXANDER 2A) Dr. R. Speaks Keynoter at Morehead Sun. Dr. Ruben L. Speaks, Pastor of First A.M.E. Zion Church of Brooklyn, N. Y., will speak at Morehead Avenue Baptist Church Sunday at 6:00 p.m. during the week-long observ ance of the 25th Church An niversary Celebration and the 4th of the pastor, Rev. B.A. Mack. Dr. Speaks, formerly pas tored the St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church here from 1956 to 1964 before going to New York. (See SPEAKS 2A) Two Area Students Awardees Of Johnston Nur m y\ , Hk j MISS JONES dtc To Provide Training, Technical Help to Land Grant Colleges The rural residents of North Carolina as well as the residents pf areas in which the 14 other black land-grant colleges are located will benefit from the Rural Community Assistance Consortium (RCAC). RCAC was established by a grant from the Office of Eco nomic Opportunity in Washing lon to the National Associa tion of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. RCAC provides training and technical assistance to Black-land grant colleges serving lower rural in come groups. It seeks ways of mobilizing existing resources to improve living conditions in local communities. The most immediate efforts of RCAC will be the prepara tion and communication of formal proposals seeking fund ing for programs in the 15 states represented. Historically, Black land grant institutions have been attuned to the needs, potential and aspirations of rural disad vantaged, deserving Americans. They have enrolled and pre pared students under less than favorable conditions. Their graduates provide leadership for the entire black communi | Ik I'#% m Hk. vf f m- Ji» fl fek PIP sls y \ 1: RETURN FROM WEST COAST —The Reverend 6. G. Ewings, Pastor of the Henderson Grove Baptist Church, Durham County and Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Wake County, and part of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church delegation smile and wave as they descend from the plane at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Saturday, June 20, oh their return from the Progressive National Sun day School Congress which convened in Los Angelea, California June 20-25. Miss Ann Z. Jones and Ed ward Allen have been awarded the James M. Johnston Scho larships in Nursing at the Uni versity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Miss Jones is the daughter of Mrs. Goldie Mae Jones, Bluefield St. She is a graduate of Hillside High School, class of 1971 and was a member of the National Ho nor Society, F.T.A. and the Debating Society. Allen is the son of Vernon (See AREA 2A) •DURHAM, N. C., SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1971 ty and make valuable contri butions to American life. However, the effectiveness of such institutions has been limited by the unavailability of adequate funds to finance services needed by people and communities which they serve. RCAC's purpose is to provide further opportunity for these colleges to pursue the service programs for which are so well suited. Dr. Ozias Pearson will head the project. The office for Ad vancement of Public Negro Colleges was founded in 1968 as a branch of the National Association of State Universi ties and Land-Grant Colleges. Durham To Get Federal Grant Durham's city government will pot $114,27(1 from the Environ mental Projection to help in the building of a waste water treatment plant and related con struction. Announcement of the grant came Tuesday from the office of U.S. Sen. Everett B. Jordan, D-N.C. fjr ALLEN |k %. : F w K V l| H: ;>^B "i 'w~. MISS HAUSIR : Lois P. Hauser Elected Pres. Of Student Body of N. Carolina WINSTON-SALEM - Lois P. Hauser was elected president of the student body of the North Carolina Governor's School last Monday. Miss Hauser thus became the first black and the first girl president in the school's nine year history. The daughter of Dr. and Mrs. C. B. Hauser, she is a rising senior at Richard L Reynolds High School. Other officers are Paul Tuttle of Ra leigh, first vice president; Craig Maddoz of Elizabeth City, second vice president, and Donna Benson, a black of Charlotte, secretary. The Governor's School is an all expense-paid, eight-week summer institute for talented juniors and seniors in the high school of the state of North NCCU To Investigate African- American Materials In 6 States North Carolina Central Uni versity will investigate the availability of African-Ameri can materials in the states of Alabama, Georgia, North Caro lina, South Carolina, Tennes see, and Virginia under a $53,000 research grant from the U. S. Office of Education. Dr. Annette L. Phinazee, dean of the university'* school of library science, will be the principal investigator and serve as project director. Although five of the six states have at least one major collection of materials relating to the largest minority group in the United States, according to Dr "Phinazee, there con tinues to be a problem in lo cating all available material. "Librarians in predominatly black institutions have strug gled to collect and maintain these materials with little mo ral, financial, or personnel sup port. Few, if any, institutions have a program for the consis tent search for and solicitation of materials," Dr. Phinazee said in her proposal for the re search. PRICE: 20 CENTS Carolina. Students are recom mended by their school system or chosen through audition and concentrate in the humani ties, an academic subject or or one of the performing arts. Miss Hauser is concentrating in chemistry. The school is held at Salem College. At Reynolds High School, Miss Hauser is a member of the National Honor Society, past secretary of the Student Coun cil, a member and choreogra pher of the Dancing Boots and Majorettes and is the school's student representative on the County-wide Citizens Advisory Council, a group which advises the County Board of Educa tion. In the Community Miss Hauser is past president of the (See HAUSER 2A) "A centralized program to discover, coordinate, and dis seminate information about African-American in the United States is imperative if an accurate record is to be preserved. Many valuable docu ments have already been de stroyed, because the owners were not made aware of their values and librarians did not know of their existence or were not in a position to locate and acquire them." One library in each of the six states will be asked to make a thorough search for other African-American col lections 6r items, to record their locations, and to report to Dr. Phinazee at N. C. Cen tral. Libraries which have been invited to participate, in addi tion to N. C. Central, are those at Tuskegee Institute in Ala bama, Atlanta University, South Carolina State College, Fisk University in Tennessee, and Hampton Institute in Vir ginia. The libraries will be asked to catalog their own existing (See INVESTIGATE 2A) End Comes to Famous Jazz TrumpeterTues. Louis "Satchmo" Arm strong, the world-famous trum peter with the voice that sounded like it was strained through a sieve, died quietly in his sleep Tuesday morning. His family said his tired heart simply gave out. He had celebrated his 71st birthday Sunday. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Armstrong had been at home since mid-June, when he was discharged from Beth Israel Medical Center after 10 weeks of treatment for heart, liver and kidney dis orders. He seemed in good health during an interview June 23, in which he played his trumpet and announced his intention to return to public perform ances. "I'm going back to work when my treaders get in as good shape as my chops,' he said, noting that his legs were weak from his hospitalization. Armstrong is survived by his third wife, the former Lucille Wilson, and by an adopted son, Clarence Hatfield of New York. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Beatrice Collins of New Orleans and two half-brothers, Henry'and William Armstrong, both of New Orleans. Chi Eta Phi Sorority Dedicates National Sorority D.C CHI ETA PHI SORORITY, an organization of Registered Professional Nurses, will dedi cate its National Sorority House in Washington, D. C., on July 11, 1971 at 3:00 p.m. for members of the 48 chap ters. Mrs. Aliene C. Ewell, foun der of the Chi Eta Phi Sorority will open the door to the So rority House. The original chapter, with eleven nurses, was founded by Mrs. Aliene Ewell at Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D. C. in 1932. De- i PI war MRS. MILL in K1 1 M w — wr* cl X IB wf- ' H ■TOS a k I J ■J kS I ■ fl wk fl NCCU GETS GRANT—MobiI Oil Corporation has made a $1,500 grant to North Carolina Central University. The grant, which was earmarked for use by the Department of Business, is part of Mobil's Minority Finan cial Aid Program given to worthy students and institutions of higher education. % ARMSTRONG A funeral service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Corona Congregational Church, 34th Avenue and 103 d Street. Burial will be in the Flushing Cemetery. Mrs. Armstrong requested that flowers and cards be omitted and said those wishing to do so could send contribu tions in his memor to the Kid ney Research Foundation and the Sickle Cell Anemia Foun dation, the latter which pro legates from the Annual Con vention, being held in Rich mond, Virginia will go on to Washington, D. C. for the dedi cation. Since 1934, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. has awarded scholarships to 85 graduates and undergraduate nurses. The annual recruitment program "Futurama" and Seminars held during "Nurses Week", spon sored by each chapter, fed the profession with students inter ested in nursing careers. The guest speaker for the dedication will be Miss Venice Ferguson, who received the 1971 Mary Mahoney Award from the American Nurses As sociation for her outstanding contribution toward integra tion in nursing. Mrs. Helen S. Miller, Chair man of the School of Nursing, North Carolina Central Univer sity, serves as president of the national sorority. Mrs. Miller was the 1968 recipient of Mary Mahoney Award. She is also the author of the history of Chi Eta Phi Sorority. Pictured above are Mrs. Aliene Ewell, founder and de dication door opener for the National Sorority House and Mrs. Helen S. Miller, national president. Rock Music Ban BEIRUT - Lebanese Prime Minister Saeb Salam pro hibited a rock music concert— the Beirut Woodstock Festival —after religious and community groups opposed it. At the check presentation ceremony wete (left to right) James Robertson, Mobil; Or. Albert N. Whiting, (now in Africa) ft art dent. North Carolina Central Unhandy; and Jones Goode and R. W. Brocksbaak of This grant is part of Mobil's continuing mm* port of educational proyrams throughout tha motes research on a disease that mainly afflicts blacks. The honorary pallbearers will include Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Mayor John V. Lindsay, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Guy Lombardo, Duke Ellington, Dizzie Gilles pie, Pearl Bailey, Count Basie, Harry James, Frank Sinatra, Ed Sullivan, Earl Wilson, Alan King, Johnnie Carson, David Frost, Merv Griffin, Dick Cav ett and Bobby Hackett. Mrs. Ethel Sims Woman's Day Speaker Sun. Woman's Day will be ob served at Mt. Calvary United Church of Christ Sunday, July 11, at 11:00 a.m. The message will be brought by Rev. Ethel J. Sims, who is the associate Minister of the Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Rev. Sims is the recipient of the B.T.H. Degree from the Union Chris tian Bible Institute. She is also a Liscensed Practical Nurse and a member of the Nurse's Break fast Club. The Mt. Calvary Echoes will render the music and Charlie Clayton will be the organist. ?w H w ■ UV. MM. SIMS

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