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THE FUTURE OUTLOOK I
Greensboro Negro Newspaper.
5c Ter Copy SI .50 Per Year
,J. F. .Johnson, Editor A Publisher
Gertrude Brigs*, Social Editor
Business Of flee: 505^fi^sL Market
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THE FUTURE OUTLOOK.
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THE Fl'Tl'KE OUTLOOK
SATtliDAY'rSEPTEMBEK 26. 1942.
NOTICE TO READERS.
Our editorial paces are open
to any one who wishes to express
his or her opinion, on
topics of social, racial, national
or International affairs, providing
your copy is accompanied by
your signature. The right to refuse
to publish any article Is. of
course, reserved by* the editor.
THE FUTURE OI TI-OOK.
505 East Market Street
Greensboro. N. C.
ON THE HOME FRONT.
Evei^ part of this war must be
considered in relation to every other
part and to the whole picture. Our
Chinese allies are driving back the
Jnps In the center of a line thousands
of miles long while our fighting men
hammer at both' ends. The brave
Russian real stance has kept nail
planes from flying in clouds to attack
British and American planes and
tunks in the African desert. Our
ships brought American guns, tanks,
and bombs to Africa, and the more
than 200 ships launched or started
on Labor day were a sign that we
will reach bur goal of 10 times that
number next year.
To build those ships, together with
thousands of guns, tanks .and
planes for ourselves* and the united
nations, will take far more skilled
workers than we now have. As ablebodied
young men leave war plants,
for fighting services, their places
will be taken by older men and by
women. By the cn'l of next yeur'one
out of every four women?perliaps
one out of everjfllthree?between 18
and 44 years old will be employed,
at least a third of them In war Industries.
In the meanwhile, lalior
shortages In 12 western states have
cut the output of copper, aluminum,
i zinc, and lumber. In these areas
workers from now on must get "certificates
of separation" if they
change jobs. , *
Millions of workers must b?
trained to new Jobs In time for ui
to deliver the weapon? needed bj
our fighters, for our lost time It
the enemy's pain. Tluie and laboi
saving. on the other band, adda t<
our manpower and tq our fighttn-.
strength. For that reason, while mil
ltary honors po to war heroes, oui
"soldiers of production" are slnplei
out for public praise. Sixteen mei
and one woman received the firs
awards of certificates of Indlvldus
production for Ideas?the best of 12
(?00 suggestion* ? Increasing th
quantity or Improving the quality ?
In the drive to save time, lal*>
and materials the 1.8O0 labor mm
ugement committees In war plani
ttike the lead. War Production Hoar
Chairman Donald Nelson, recognlzlr
s ^'labor's right to. a larger share In tt
direction of war, work, has arrsngt
with labor, leaders to appoint a flv
committed .with an equal, nm
^/ , of. members .'from labor sr
'' ^management, to work with these lahn
' management' committees. But tl
^ : r collective action of labor and ma
\ ? ' agetuent and battles overseas w!
[ /'t. . not win victory- for the united n
/'tlons unless every. one of us aav.
oar homes. Av ^ t
fc^fCv^iBvery yesr we throw away a ho
pf* two billion pounds of fats st
' THE I
greases, which can l?e used III imiklog
high eX|>l<wlvM. The Imlf Milieu
l?'Uiulj* of waste fut* w*? are
! ? save this yenr itiulil make ciioukIi
Im>iul)S to put Jupui. out of the flglill
or cripple tlie Cerinun war iiih-'
chine. JA year's supply of old tin
cutis from our kitchens would yield
3.000 tons of needed tin mid almost
hulf a million tons of steel scrap.
Foe the present, however, tin can
collection is tiot being pushed In all
localities because tin shredding plant*
are still to l?e liullt In 17 cities.
The government Is alert to act
against sabotage of price control,
agulnst Illegal trading?the "black
markets"?rent gougers In war boom
towns, dishonest grading of meats,
and other wartime trickery. Some
manufacturers hide price Increases
by cheapening products and skimping
on measurements, claiming their
goods are the saine us they hold l?efnre.
They ure the fifth columnists
who open the way to inflation, to
those rising living costs, which the
President has named our No. 1
enemy. On Labor day he promised
I to halt another Inflation threat?
boosts in the prices of farm prod|
Be ye kind one to another,
tenderhearted. forgiving each
other, even as <iod also In Christ
Forgive and Forget.
The details of character study In
the Joseph stories give them a human
Interest almost unexcelled. The
gradual building up to the climax
la skillfully done, holding the attention
of young and old alike. The
climactic scene Is when Joseph
breaks down and tells bis brothers
of his Identity. No longer can he
hold tbem in stinpense. They have
responded well to his testing. He la
more than ready to receive them
with welcome and forgiveness.
They cannot believe him at flrsi
and are still fearful that he Is testing
them further in some subtle way
Hut Joseph clearly indicates that ta(
Is not angry or resentful of theii
former tseatment of him. Looklnj
back upon It all, he interprets it ai
the hand of God at work In theii
lives. Unknowingly they *tuiye beei
the instruments of a divine, purpose
? The favoritism, conceit, and Jealous;
i are all wiped out by this noble con
r ceptlon of life.
? Though It Is not easv to he mli
Judged, such an experience may b
i due to our own foolishness and prldi
: We may then turn about and recoj
- uLze the hand of God in the'exper
r ence. When we do thla, 'we are abl
I to forgive and forget
II We are told by one commentatr
' that the hlatory of Israel teachi
11 u* Uiat. "national calamity, rath(
- than * success, is a time of splrltuj
c growth." So Joseph's personal c
lnmlty was an occasion for splritu;
development, foreshadowing the Ne
r, Testament and Its forgiving spirit
a- We cannot overestimate the fa
ta reaching effect* of such experlem
d Ily the channel of foVglveness the
?g Is afforded an outlet for our Inn
?e emotions, thus preventing the act
si mulatlon' of hurts, slights, and resei
e- ments,:through Vthe years. We mi
0' safely say that a vengeance-lori
ul Jooeph- could never* have .attain
ir- rulershlp over Egypt Psychology
te tell os that a man who nourishes
n- Ms subconscious mind the'wood
111 of Injustice and mistreatment is <
a- cumbered 1 and weighted doi
thereby. He ia unable to "take -of
In the phrase of the air pilot, wi
nt any new creative enterprise. rClear
,d the thoughts' of our' hearts by' t
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Inspiration of thy holy spirit/'.
- "As we forgive those who trespass
agalust us" so "forgtre us." We
might well change the position of
these two phrases of our Lord's
prayer so that the degree of our forgiveness
comes first- We determine
the measure of forgiveness 1- accorded
us by that which we extend
to others. Joseph set the pace. His
futher and brothers followed his example!
Happy was the reunion made
possible fhrough the outgoing of this
positive, forgiving force. It is an nbnolute
requirement for a happy family
circle. God. grant thnt we inay
help to realize It In the family of
nations.' ? * %
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Living On the Heights.'
Always the call of God to man Is
' to life at his beet, life on tlie
' heights. This Is from the God who
knows the weaknesses and frailties of
man, hut knows also that In his
> strength we are strong and equal to
1 whatever tasks duty brings us. We
r have faith In a God who has faith
1 In ua. This Is one of the comforting
- assurances In hls word'and in nr
f experiences of fellowship along the
If yon ask how we can know thai
f-od believes In tin I sneak vour pi
e perlence when I speak my own: 1
"" have never yet faltered or fHller
f* (and theae experiences have coux
'* many times) hut that he has beei
e near to call me to rise and try again
If you ask how I know he believe
,r In you, the answer la that whateve
* the best aspiration you have had, th
** best desire to. make your life coun
In the . service of his cause, this 1
Ood speaking to you and assurln
you that the heights you vialone
w when stirred by your best desire
\\ere within your reach If only yo
,r" would let him do his beat with yoi
Our Lord does not call (o eaa
tasks. Theae would not be for on
r strengthening and for our growth I
^ grace. Hla challenges and hla a]
ll* peals come* (usually -In . words n*
^ easy for us to speak, i Jesus kne
w6at was In the heart of mam
^ how; his desires In-large part wei
rta of the world or Influenced by tl
thought of the world. He did n<
^ compromise with these desires ar
?" Inclinations, but, over against thes
placed words that call us to gl'
proof that we are of his klngdot
^ Ohriat knew the appeal -of hnmi
pride, the desire of. man for gloi
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FRESHMAN DISCOURSE. . S
You have entered a new social
sphere, .. . v *' I
The field of novice collegiate activity, I
If you are seeking Intelectnal super- (
Prevailing application will get you
there. ^ I
Tliev have helped you to enter college.
As a preparatory step for future 1
: After four years,'the duties of full
* W1U confront you, so have due courage.
t - - ,- *
Cater to the spirit of every occa'
Blcra, ^ ?
1 Which tends to develop the human
1 To fellow schoolmates be friendly
' . and kind, . 'V
8 And your reward will be honorable,
r graduation., ' * '' , (|1
College la not the place for lag'
/ ; . r' :
* Nor a watering spot for' social nilsd
* Labor diligently; put heart nod soul
u Into It,
' And laudatory achievement will be
T your reward.
ir ? i sn
Classic heights of pedagogical In?
***> ' it
Are not gained by craven stealth; ;
w Those who desire academic wealth,
? Must he obedient, dutiful, In every
respect. -% > -
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1(1 Take nctlve part In all currlcular
fpi Including sports, proms, and studies;
n Join a pedigree Greek letter fraterin
And cultivate the friendship of honest
cronlek. \ y?^*
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[ MALET CARPENTER
itep with rapidity, but very- carefbK^
keeping abreast of the times;
f yoa fall down, don't whine!
?et up: try again; you'll win erenff*?
-ast but not least, remember thl^?' ^,'
Rome was not built In a slngta^";'
Press forward and by the way,',
Don't ^ neglect to pray; acaalonAdlJgil
?William Malet Carpentarjc^^
r.l like to call yoo alert.
If you didn't sleep till ten o*clodr."^hf
People who are really eoergetlc^ggra f
Rise at 5 a. in. upon the dot*.??QEfci
Early rising Is a virtue,
Much discussed but rarely seen,
For it's far more comfortable,
To Just lie abed and dream.rd
like to call you friendly, #
But you usually wear a'.frowh,Vj9!U?
When seated upon your plassiCj&fHB,
Or casually walking- around.
I'd like to call you handsome:
But Grecian nosea aren't becomlnx^^T
To folks with receding chins;
Chlnleas people don't look charmln^yBut,
mayb6 I'm wrong .again.
1 After all, you seldom drlnkj^^^WJ
As many other people Lb
It harmful! do you
Your pants have pat^'
And your face la ael d
But you shave, oncur in^aXwhMrfHj^B
Things may not be 1 Ike;
You love lo say. ewliug.
And though you wits art
V a not afraid , of i Jou, f fe
Bees use you're i not^ C^Ocnml^^H
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