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VolumeV, Number 5 *2
John W, TempUtea
The Forsvth CouMv Commlsston an^
the Winston-Salem Board of Aldermen
have each appointed 47 and 44 blacks,
respectively, to serve on commissions,
boards ahd committees, according to a
Chronicle survey of appointments by the
Black appointments to county boards
and committees constitute 22 per cent of
214 total appointments the commission
The aldermen have appointed blacks to
28.2 per'cent of the 156 total appointE.
By John W. Templeton jggj
. Staff Writer
A 51-year tradition of I
library service for Winston- .
? Salem's?black? neighbor? MHj
hoods has been kept alive W
? with a little help from the I
Friends of the East
Winston Branch Library. H
The liast Winston
branch, in danger of being I
closed several months ago, H
has increased its circulation
five-fold since the begin- ^3
ning oi the year
A lot of the credit for the
turnabout is being heaped
upon a group of approximately
50 persons who
organized themselves as I
the Friends of the East I
Winston Library and began I R H
to spread the word that the
24-year-old branch had not 7-81
yet seen its dying day.
"We vowed to help the 9H
library out; to see" what we
-could-do-to increase its__
activities/' said Mrs. Car- P*rtWp*tein
men Elijahrchatrmaf^of the Winston brai
Friends. the branch is
Since the formation of
Friends last spring, the and has a fu
county library system has ren's library a
painted the building, pro- Before, tl
vided new draperies and says Mrs. E
furniture and a copying brarywas,4in
machine for public use. "Many peo
Forsyth Technical Institute had been clos
has begun General Educa- heard it wj
tion Diploma and Adult close,"^said
Basic Education classes at Allen, adult
the library. . stant at the br
East Winston has also According t
been made part of the the library
children's outreach pro- circulation of
gram of the county library and other ma
By Sharyn B rate her 29th in a <
Staff Writer Kenneth R. W
WSSU Chancellor H. torium. the c
Douglas Covington has re- highlight a we
quested SBI protection du- bration of e
ring the week of his inaugu- included a coi
ration ceremony because of Fatha Hines,
threats he has received by Day Observa
letter. Student Govet
Andrew A. Vanore of the to the chancell
N.C. Attorney General's In- a pres;
office confirmed that the Wednesday ?
Chancellor had consulted Covington d
the Attorney General for plans for th<
advice in the matter, and listing the est;
had been granted protect- a graduate pre
ion. Vanore declined to top of the list"
comment on the nature of The Cham
the threats. that he was 44
Dr. Covington said that with the WS
the incident was related to scores on the
a "personnel matter- at ing board exai
WSSU. but he addi
Dr. Covington will be changes that
formally inaugurated as made in the ]
Chancellor of Winston- not affect tl
Salem State University at 2 scores until nc
p.m. Friday, September year after.
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Countv^omrpfssioner Mrs. Mazie Wood.
ruff/was not satisfied with the -county
statistics. "That doesn't sound very good
ar*all to me," she said m a telephone
interview Tuesday nighL "I've heen
working on it, but I'm just one vote."
"I've had one person tell me we
shouldn't be pushing for blacks on every
commission," she said. "But we're in a
"catchup effort and we won't catch up
during my four years as commissioner."
Commission Chairman Fred D. Hauser
agreed with Mrs. Woodruff. "I don't
think that's enough," he said Wednes"
day. "Mrs. Woodruff and I are watching
that. We're t^ing to get more blacks and
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9 Phillips and Miss Sandra Phlfer [right] c
an Adult Basic Education class at the East F
ich library, part of the expanded services i
offering. Staff photo by Templeton a
ill-time child- the month of January. ^(
ssistant. However she said that fi- ?
le changes, gure has shot up to 6613 for ?
lijah, the li- the month of August.
active." "You have to give people ^
pie thought it the services., they need,"
>ed until they said Mrs. Mazie Woodruff, ^
is about to a county commissioner, liIrs.
Margaret brary board member and ^
services assi- patron of the East Winston
anch. ^ branch. "We've got a good Sl
o Mrs. Allen, staff there. They're very t!
had a total innovative. The Friends
1247 books '
terials during See Page 14
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eremony will 1
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the Founders i v r I
nce' and, a -i ^
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conference 1 g'
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iscussed his ^
ablishment of 1
?gram as "the
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state licens- ^m|fm
m in nursing,
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Blacks as a per cent
of total appointtments
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Head Start changes it classroom environment and
citizens blast community development, Page 3.
The time for joking is past. See editorials, page 4.
Secretary of Cerrectrons Amos Kee<TTallcs~ about
his department In Questions and Answers, page 5.
| Ebony Fashion Fair contestants are unveiled, see
Social Whirl, page 6.
"The Black Presence in North Carolina" is the
>:itle of a unique exhibit opening at the State
Vluseum of History in Raleigh, see Vibes, page 8.
CIAA and MEAC step aside. The Pee Wees are
laving a showdown. See Sports, page 11.
Consume?Tips discussed hearing aids in Chroni:le
Consumer, page 13.
By Yvette McCuliough ty.
Staff Writer The head of this hous
hold is Charlotte Abie
It is a big old house in the (pronounced'^Abbott) lowntown
area. The occu- former secretary. She hj
lants come and go about worked in the secreta
heir daily lives. Some work world for 15, years ai
nd others go to school. For wanted to try .somethir
person on the outside different. She said that si
coking in it looks like an is familiar with depressic
rdinary house with an herself, which can real
rdinary everyday family. make the difference.
The looks aren't that "Being familiar with th
eceiving, because it is a situation you can enta
imily, but it is made up of what the needs are and yo
oung women who have can understand what th
ad some history of mental girls are going through,
lness. The place is Holly Abicht said.
[ouse for women who have She said that she view
jffered mental or emo- Holly House as a big famil
onal illnesses or mental or a finishing school
itardation, to help them "We're learning new att
ecome self-supporting tudes new trends," Abich
iembers of the communi- said.
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Lying on a table In the Natural Science Department
5'5" rattlesnake whose fate waa to become a trophy
Hayes of Merry Ferry Road, [2d from left] a constrr
caught the snake near Tobaccoville and brought
Jacqueline R. She person. She and the Science Club
and mounting and Hayes and the club members fond
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probably be, blacks appointed to a new
nursing, home regulatory board the
county will be forming shortly.
Mayor Wayne Corpening said that he
| felt that he-had ^appointed more blacks |
than any other Mayor.
"I think I've appointed more blacks
| than any other Mayor, look at my
I appointees/' Mayor _Ct>rpening said?"1
! think that they have been Representative
\ of the community.
"1 don't think we want to get into the
\ position where you have such and such ft
s number of blacks^ females, Baptists- or
: Methodists." Mayor Corpening continf^RHC
I Prio rity b'
By John W. Templeton
. . .
_. Acting County Manager Ed Jones and
the County Commissioners have placed a
high priority -on ^soon _resolving the
3 long-simmering dispute over the organization
of Reynolds Health Center and the
Public Health Department
"Reynolds Health/Public Health Organization"
is listed third among ten
priority issues and projects Jones presented
to the Board of County Commissioners
at itc ThnrcHaw ~
jl ? ? . wvllllg.
Jones, who is filling in while manager
J H.L. "Pete" Jenkins undergoes treatHalfway
Holly House is a Forsyth walk into," A
;e- Rehabilitation House. Re- "We evalu
ht ferrals are made by the history and
?division of Vocational Re- ^as to offer/1
ad habilitation and the Depart- ~ if the pers<
ry ment of Mental Health. The a^je retarde<
ij "averagelength of stay at contact Uo,
lg the home is two to six house has als<
le months. The maximum ca- Forsytj, jech(
,n pacity of the home is 11 and Barbizo;
ly women and the average age
group is from 16 to 35 years
e of age. til
Most girls that come to
?u the house has some train- jij;
ie able skills and efforts are |
made to hC*flk hem find jobs :? i
or if they are students they jij: '
's continue wit?rtfreif~studfres. S
y "When we are first refer[.
r.e.d a girl we spend a few gfljir
i- days with the girl, meeting j,
it the girl letting her know ,,
... . joini.
what she s really going to That phra,
a about the N<
' their city of c
show, to th<
and they "h,
the park. So
it just doesn'
all?" she snc
/A 3 wc UI U'
. * "They ha
r . hattan," she
Y tab'e wi*h 'ot
You get torn,
t at Winston-Salem State I* a somebody b.
and a meal for Ita captors. Bill New York ci
action worker on the campus, are your grar
It to the classroom of Fr? 1 vc as^ed
took off the hide for staffing answer farth
ued the snake meat. than. say,... 1
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iturday Sept. 30, 1978
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auiiic ui me ucsi pcupic i can una ana l
think I'm doing this, and if someone else
wants to change it then its up to them".
Blacks were appointed to 91 of~24 per
_ _cent of the 370 appointments.for the city
and county. Of the boards who members
.are appointed by the city, 17 out of 20
have at least one black member and for
the county the number is 18 out of 32 for
the county boards and commissions.
For the city, their are three black
chairmans, newly appointed Evelyn Terry
of the Alcohol Control Board and Thomas
Hooper, chairman of the solicitations
See P?ge 7
ment in a Raleigh hospital, said, "The
board is very anxious to get it resolved.
They've been, very adament with me
The acting manager said he has asked
-county staff to come up with a way of ? ? ?working
out the details of an organization
plan. Whatever the process, said Jones,
_it would include input from Dr. Thomas
Dundon, health director, and Dennis
Magovern, RHC administrator, and the
Public Health and Reynolds Health
Center advisory boards.
"I have no preconceived notionabout
how this all fits together best,'* said
See Page 7
bichtsaid. 4'The feeling here at the
ate their work house is to give the girl
see what she enough freedom to be her^^?^selff
?n is a train- ty, but be here if she needs
i then they help." Abicht said.
>dwill. The "The mother role is pret
5 worked with *y heavy w?th me and I'm
lical Institute ^ere ^4 hours a day."
n Abicht continued.
i Noo Yawk, Man. Yeah. The Apple is the
se has been repeated so many times by so
e, but there is a monotonous sameness
;w Yorkers, whose only source of pride is
>ple come on like this, I begin by being
their sneering attitude toward anything
York's city limits, but I always end up
' for the braggarts, because it's really all
if they've ever been to a Broadway
i U.N., to Lincoln Center, the Statue of
1 Street, Chinatown, the art museums. No
t. They live in projects, or brownston^s,
ang out" on street comers or play ball in
what's the point of being a New Yorker?
i to be an automatic "cool." But somehow,
t come off.
tepped off the Greyhound Bus and took in
?m's skyline in a scornful glance. "Is that
/e home, she treated us "provincials" to a
mentary on the wonders of the city.
ve this marvelous restaurant, in Maninformed
us. "A crowd of us went there
tion. It was so serious. They have this big
s of little bowls on it--and, you know what?
ake your own salad!''
y-folks did not faint on cue. We took her to
is seem to be one foolproof method of
i the worms from the Apple. When
egins an obnoxious monologue about his
tizenship, interrupt him and ask: "Where
dozens of times and never been given an
ler north than Virginia or a town bigger
Hooterville? B> Sharv n Brmtcher