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The Charlotte post. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-????, September 02, 1971, Image 1

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TtiE PERFECT MAN IS HE WHO /S IN CONSTANT PURSUIT OF PERFECTION - TROSS Say I Saw It • *. In The POST! THE CHARLOTTE POST Dedicated To Good Will Between The Races! CHARLOTTE. NORTH CAROLINA 28201-THURSDAY. September 2. 1971 PRICK 10 CENTS PER COPY Charlotte Native Die» Getcherl Carl Caldwell, one »f Philadelphia's wealthiest Black businessmen and a pio îeer in the now popular one - jour and three - hour dry cIeanin£T~meifi^>d, «tied last week at Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia following an ill ness of undisclosed nature. \ He was 57 years old. A native of Charlotte, Cald - well started with a single dry - cleaning plant and built his business into a successful - chain of 11 establishments located throughout North Philadelphia. His assets were Kiow Your Black x'^fflcer JèwTstfÎMri John T. Staley le a veteran, ■lth 14 yehra of aerviee· with— M OterMtt Police Depart - Loves Community Work "i ' ^ niunity Relations _ portion of- his time ia spent with the Pojjce Athletic League, which <or - ganizes and supervises Lit tie League, Pony League and Senior League activities dur ing the summer. This season more than 300 youths in 20 sections of the city participa ted in the baseball leagues. •He attended Reid High School In Belmont where hé gradua ted with the claaa of *51 and Saint Auguatine's College in Ra - lèigh. Staley is also a grad - uate of Carver Junior College. He la married to the former Misa Velma Davie and has three children, all boys, Wes - ley 15, Kevin 13, and Eric 10. Staley will be involved with football teams and 20 teams which will more than 300 youths They are members of the University Park Baptist Church. worth an estimated half - million dollars at the time of his death. His dry cleaning establish - ments, known as "Carl's One Hour Cleaners," enjoyed a - booming business and he liv ed, with his family in a fash ionable home at 10090 Roose - velt Blvd. He is survived by his wife, the former Julia Moreland, a daughter Cheryl and three sisters, Mrs. Effie Johnson, Mrs. Lenora Hennant of Phi ladelphia and Mrs. Louise Parham of Cranton, N. J. Also surviving are two broth ers, Luther Caldwell and Ham pton o( Charlotte, and a ije - phew, Venton "Buddy" Cald - well of Philadelphia. "Buddy" Caldwell, whocre dits his uncle for starting him in business. ..is—one—ef Philadelphia's most success ful housing contractors. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. at Perry's Funeral Home in Philadelphia. > Pallbearers were Alexan - uer nooeris, jonn iNeison, John Jones, Melvln Johnson, Phil Tone, Dick Guions. Mit chell Harding, J. Β. Pinkney and John Meredith. Apprtcictio· Certificate R A LEIGH ! N. C. - A certifi cate of appreciation was pre - sented to Misa Netter L. Murphy, of Raleigh, North Carolina, In ceremonies <al the U. S. Navy Recruiting Station in Raleigh on August 13. Miss1 Murphy was employee during the Summer at the re - cruiting station un-t?r_ th« Neighborhood -Youth Corps Program. .While at thestatior she assisted personnel it the Officer Programs ant • Publicity Sections. GROW Inc of Raleigh coordinated th< federally - funded progran which provided summer em ployment for underprivilegei high school students in thi Raleigh area. Commander Bruce G. Good win, Commanding Officer ο the Navy Recruiting Station made the présentation. If You Don't Read The Charlotte Post You Don't Know What's Happening! MISS ANN STURDIVANT . Loves To Visit All CHlirches In Charlotte. Ann Sturdivant Is Ait interviewer with the Em- · ploy ment Security Commie * <1 sion has been named "Beauty of the Week " ' ι She is Miss Ann Sturdivant, daughter of Mrs. Irene Stur divant of îyadesboro. Shé Γ~ - now lives at 1531 - Beatties /Ford Road. Miss Sturdivant is a graduate of McRae High School in Marven.· She attended Johnso.i C. Smith University where ι she earned a degree -in I Elementary Education. , Our Beauty is a member of , the Charlotte Alumni Chap - . ter of the Johnson C. Smith I University. Alumni Associa - . tion and the International As sociation of Personnel in Em ployment Security. She serves Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, [ and is affiliated with the North Carolina State Em - ployees' Association. m Miss Sturdivant has lived here since 1964. Although Me thodist by denomination,' our Beauty loves to visit all churches. She lists as her hobble* "dancing and listen - ing to all types of popular mu sic." m Miss Sturdivant is 5 - feet,9 l-incnes xaii ana weigne in pounds. lodge McMilliai Orders New School Hoariig U. S. District Judge Jamet McMilllan has set Septembc the 22nd for a hearing on com plaints from white parent and civil rights attorneys ove the Charlotte Mecklenbur School desegregation plan The school»- open Tuesda under a modified feede plan adopted by the scho< boards ■—— The plan is aimed ., ι Keeping classes together a they progress through seci dary and high school gradei L White parents from five ■< the school systems non side areas contend the at signment plan Is unfair ar inequitable to their childri who would be bussed out ι their neighborhood all ι their junior and senioi1 hi| school years. · U.S. Denies To Eliminate Blacks Alliance Makes ·- * Allegations J Washington - A high ranking official of the Federal Postal Service this week denied allé-, gâtions that Black employees were being harassed and "sub jected to sophisticatedelimin ation from the new system."' The charges were made dur ing aTwo-day hearing initiated by the National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees. The Alliance is seeking evi dence from its membership that Blacks are being harassed by all levels of management throughout the entire Postal Service. A district official of the pre dominantly Black independent, union, which is conducting the hearing here, said "people are being laid off by many devious means'* despite contract pror visions barring layoffs for two years. Although no evidence was produced of anyone's having been dismissed, the district official and> others among the_ 25 attending the hearing rejai ted a number of cases in which they said. employees were m )(f · 7~ They cited euch things as the „ Infraction of rules governing I coffee breaks and the use of ■. profanity." Kenneth Hamilton, vice president of the union's Wash ington local accused the Postal Service of reducing the work ing hrfurs of substitute clerks, many of whom are blacks, as a means of prompting res ignations. ' r — . . This was the tactic, he said, ι rather than^outright dismis - r sals, that the Postal Service I was using to trim the work . n foréë. ι ' _ ■ \ Y BARGAINING AGENTS r Last January, the alliance Ί and two other independent un - ions challenged the right of the ^even craft unions that t. negotiated last month's con - s tract to be the bargaining ag - «· ents for the postal workers, ι. The alliance accused manage ment and the seven craft ►f unions of working "hand in h glove against Blacks." • I d Under the postal reform, it η is not clear whether th< >f alliance is still empowered to >f represent workers. Court h proceedings initiated by the alliance are pending. Ambulance attendances are making truck-driver Robinson comfortable shortly after the tractor-trailer . MrL Robinson was driving collided with an au ·· tomobile at the corner of Mint anct- Bland Sts. here Monday. _ Mr. Robinson, who suffen brôken leg from the acci says the brakes gave his trailer. No one jured in the car. (PI Peeler) t, on" in by I con SiUHvan^ ■ Ψ\ Black Leader Supports Nixon's Economic Plan .i> « NEW ORLEANS, LA . - Rev. Leon H. Sullivan told a press conference at the 72nd Na - tional Elks Convention in New Orleans that President Nix on's price - .wage freeze ac tion was "a good move." Meeting the press with the Grand Exalted Ruler of the Elks, the Honorable Hobson Reynolds, Rev. Suljtivan"said: "We had a runaway economy, a wild horses economy. We had to put on the reins or we would' go slam bang over the cliff." Dr. Sullivan was in New „ Orleans to receive the Love - joy Leadership Award from the Improved Benevolent'. £ Protective Order of Elks of the World. At the press conference. Or. Sullivan surprised his listen ers by charging that Mr. George Meany, President, * AFL-CIO, "should get his ntf| er and Board Chairman ofOIC of America was even more emphatic. "I am pleased that the President is taking a trip to China and hope that he will help them get into the United Nations. I also hope that he can take .a trip to Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama and help get Black "American citizens into the United States. "I am neither for nor against Mr. Nixon. I am for America. I am for help ing poor people get out of poverty and hungry people get food to eat and freedom for Black people. I am for help - ing Mexican.- Americans. American .Indians and poor whites get a fair share of the American economy. "Mr. Nixon seems to be moving In the right direction. I hope he will continue. We will be watching and judging «Éfcim in the next year. —ill -—ι —IIIU. the greatest leaders our race has produced." _ Calling on the President Nixon to help to get $100 million to and place on jobs 100,000'JËÊtf J employed and under persons in 100 Sullivan said: "1 phasi/.e the Nixon has alreactd^^^ to move in the but not enough enough. Ninety Blacks are in service unskilled need training to technical jobs and welfare. "Training is a matterofsur - vival for my people because in 20 years most of the unskilled jobs and many bf the eemi - skilled jobs will no longer exist," Dr. Sullivan said. ·' . —-· -rr Τ - From The... Editor's, Desk f • *T-^f5T;s ν* - RED BROWN President Nixon has committed the biggest political blunder of his career. No, it has nothing to do with the proposed trip to the people's Republic Of China, or the dramatic 90-day anti-inflation move..It has to do with children and busses and segregation. It also has to do with Mr. Geqrge Wallace and per sonal ambitions and the tempers of the times. 1 -■*· When Mr. Nixon issued his latest anti busing position, civil rights leaders were quick to jump all over it. Mr. Nixon no doubt has declared strong opposition to bus ing children to achieve racial balance. To support his position he tacked on an amend ment to his proposed $1,500,000,000 billion school desegregation bill, barring the use of any funds for busing. What was dishearten ing was the fact that the president pulled the rug from beneath many southern school 4J < , I - boards who had actually moved to obey : the law. The subject of busing has long been a sen-""! sitive orte. Families feel that they can in- : sist on the neighborhood school concept : without appearing to be bigoted. Of course ; black families learned about busing early : when their children, prior to the supreme court school desegregation decision in 1954, were bussed past "white" schools to' in ferior black ones. β ' : Mr. Nixon probably feell that he has made real political hay, with the busing issue, but remember Mr. RichardMilhouseNixon is a political horse. My definition of a poli tical horse is one that runs on both sides of the fence and wins no race. Black Ameri cans should stand up and make this political horse eat the hat that he thinks he has manufactured. Λ runaway norses siraigm as ' the unions have contributed to the poverty of Black Amer-* icans by keeping them out oP jobs and out of craft unions " In response to a reporters question about Mr. Meany's [ opposition to the Nixon Flan [ and the Implication that ί Backs would be hurt more I than other working men, he stated: "The Black can't be hurt any more. He has noth-· in* to hurt. The masses I on welfare and below the pov ; erty level can't . even get Into the unions. White businesses haven't given them jobs and for that reason I have boycotted businesses. But Meany'· unions have been hurting Black people for year·, keeping them off building trades jobs andother ; Jobs. with segregated, ra - ; cist discrimination." Asked about Mr. Nixon and > the 1972 election', the found ^Brk voters to be elected. Democrats will' be unit Pea against him as never be - Jbre. The unions will be united against him as never be fore. Most of the 18 to 2C year - old votes will go Dem orratic. He will need Blacli votes to get elected." Honorable Hobson Reynolds, who joined in the conference with Dr. Sullivan', told the preis that his convention of 50,000 delegates, represent - ing more than 500,000 mem bers, was throwing its consi derable «trength and 100% support behind Dr. Sulll - van and his Job development, economic development pro - gram, ΟΙΟ of America (Op - portunitles .Industrialization Centers). Dr. Sullivan gratefully ac knowledged this support and expressed appreciation for Mr. Reynolds' national lead - ership, calling him "one of m νοι ■■■ y* On September 26 th, the Greater Gethscmane ΑΜΕ Zion Church will observe Wo man's Day, Mrs. Alice Jon·· Is the General Chairman. • · · October lOUi, the Good Sa maritan Club will have a special program at the Geth sernan·. ΑΜΕ Zion Church. , on Campus St. Mrs. Mattie Green Is the president. Rev. F\ M. Allen, pastor. The Shiioh Institutions I Choir Anniversary will be held on .September 5th at the Churrh on Bruns Ave., the Rev R. M Young, the pa· - tor of v the St. Paul Commu nity Baptlat Church, will be the speaker. ft

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