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Ih t Outlook VOL. 26, NO. 38 K?? I/#, W A** C* GREENSB rT.,-.rr.e o I ^ " _ , stOT Read The Future Outlook! "J A, FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1967 PRICE 10 CENTS $50,000 Promised For Rights Litigation By N. Carolina Men DURHAM ? Announcement ol the formation of the North Car olina chapter of the National Negro Business and Professional Committee for the Legal De fense Fund was made here to day by John S. Stewart. Mr. Stewart, president of the Mutual Savings and Loan As sociation here, is state chairman of the new group which has pledged S50, 000.00 for the un derwriting of civil rights' litiga tion. The monies are to be raised within the next year by an array of leaders across the state, each of whom has pledged to con tribute or raise $*,000. Dr. Hubert A. Eaton of Wil mington and Dr. Reginald Haw-j kins of Charlotte were named vice-chairmen of the North Car olina Committee. Both are well known across the state for their active work in civil rights. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), which will receive the money, serves as the legal arm of the entire civil rights move ment. Its attorneys represent all the major civil rights groups plus individuals with bona fide civil rights claims. Nationally, the LDF is now representing 13,000 persons ar rested for participating in peace ful protest demonstrations, 420 groups of cases, and working with nearly three hundred at torneys across the nation. Among other prominent North Carolina business and profes sional personalities joining Mr. Stewart at the recent organiza tional meeting were Asa T. Spaulding, president of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, national chairman, i (Continued on Page 4) I A&T-UNC Professors Receive Travel - Study Grants From Office Of Education Three A&T State University Professors receive Travel- Study Grants, provided by the Office of Education through the De partment of Health, Education and Welfare under Title 111 ?! the Higher Education Act of 1965. Recipients of the grants are from center: Dr. Darwin T. Tur ner, Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of English, who will attend the Annual Con vention of the National Council of Teachers of English in Hono lulu; J. M. Marteena, Dean ol the School of Engineer!"":, who will travel in several European countries to observe new trends in . engineering education for professional growth and devel opment, and William A. S treat, chairman, Department of Archi tectural Engineering:, who will travel to several European coun tries to observe works at vari ous schools of architec 1''. L. C. Dowdy, le dent of A&T State Uj| makes the presentation Glenn F. Rankin, DeaiL demic Affairs looks on&$vl Tobacco, Cotton, And Peanut Farmers To Vote July 18 By Woody Upchurch North Carolina tobacco, pea nut and cotton growers will vote on a total of four issues in a joint referendum to be held Tuesday, July 18. BENNETT COLLEGE SHARES IN GRANTS FROM FORD FOUNDATION Bennett College is one of 52 predominantly Negro colleges to share in a series of grants total ing some $1.1 million from a new Ford Foundation effort to meet specific educational needs in the South. A grant of $26,000 will permit Bennett to serve as host for a workshop for neighboring col leges to plan cooperative proj ects. Other institutions involved are Barber-Scotia College, Liv ingstone College, St. Augustine's College, Shaw University and Winston-Salem State College. By working among them selves, it is hoped that improved curricula, strengthened faculty resources and broadened student opportunities will be achieved. FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS Two entering freshmen al Bennett College have been ap proved for 1967-68 National Methodist Scholarships. They are Misses Janice F. Gwyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Gwyn of Jonesville, N. C. and Carolyn A. Prince, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wade H. Prince, of Bennettsville, S. C. The awards cover tuition and fees up to $500 and are granted on the basis of superior aca demic standing, leadership abil ity, active churchmanship, char acter, personality and need. Second in a series of cultural programs for high school stu dents engaged in summer studies at Bennett College will be the concert Sunday night by pianist Howard Aibel. Mr. Aibel, a former faculty member of the Juilliard School but now a member of the faculty of the North Carolina School of the Arts, will play from the works of Scarlatti, Beethovtn, Rachmanioff, Chopin and Liszt. Secretary of Agriculture Or- 1 ville Freeman has announced this date for tobacco growers to vote on continuation of the pres ent acreage - poundage control program with price supports. I The three commodity groups,! Tobacco Associates, N. C. Pea- 1 nut Growers Association and the N. C. Cotton Promotion Associa tion, have selected the same date to have farmers Vote on contin uation of the respective assess ment programs which support the work of the three groups. These are the issues to be voted on: 1. Continuation of tobacco acreage-poundage program for the years 1968-1970. 2. Continuation of assessments in an amount to be determined by the board of directors of To bacco Associates but not to be more than $1, 1968-1970. The assessment is to support work of the organization in promoting, developing and expanding do mestic and foreign purchase and consumption of flue-cured to bacco. 3. Continuation of assessments on peanuts in an amount of 2 , cents per hundred pounds for the years 1968- 1973. The col lected funds will be used to sup port the promotional work of the N. C. Peanut Growers Associa | tion. 1 4. Continuation of an assess 1 ment program for cotton, the amount to be determined by the' board of directors of the N. C. (Continued on Page 4) HAROLD E. HIGH NAMED ALUMNI AFFAIRS DIRECTOR AT SHAW RALEIGH, N. C. ? Dr. James E. Cheek, president of Shaw University, has announced the appointment of Harold E. High as Director of Alumni Affairs and public relations. A native of Raleigh, Mr. High is a graduate of the local Wash ington High School and received the B.S. degree at Shaw in 1950. He also holds the M.S. degree in special education from Gallaudet College, Washington, D. C. In his new capacity, High will correlate all national alumni ac tivities and work closely with the director of publicity and publications and the Office of Development in the interest of Shaw alumni. The World War II veteran ol Marine Corps service taughl mathematics at the Oovernoi Morehead School, Raleigh, from 1950 to 1963 and from 1964 to 1967, taking a year's leave of absence in 1963 to obtain his master's. High is a member of the American Association of In structors of the Deaf and the North Carolina Teachers Asso ciation. He also holds member ship in the Omega Psi Phi Fra ternity. He is married to the former Miss Willie Howell of Shaw's ipecch-reading faculty, and they reside at 1008 S. Pearson Street here. LEWIS CARROLL'S WORLD BROUGHT TO NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE DURHAM. N. C.? The world of Lewis Carroll, author of the ever-popular "Alice in Wonder land" and "Through the Look ing Glass," is the theme of the Kaleidoscope Players' presenta tion of "Other Sides of the Look ' Continued on Pane 4i FINAL RITES HELD FOR MRS. OLIVIA P. WOMACK Mrs. Olivia P. Womack, re tired public school teacher, of 1103 Gorrell Street died Satur day, July 8th at L. Richardson Memorial Hospital following several weeks illness. Mrs. Womack was the daugh ter of Mrs. Anna E. Peace and the late Reverend Samuel F. B Peace and the wife of the late David H. Womack. She was a graduate of Ben nett College and The Agricul tural and Technical College, both of Greensboro, North Caro lina. A faithful and devoted teach er, she was satisfied only when she attained her highest educa tional and professional goals. For many years she faithfully served as a leader in the Wo-> man's Division of the Methodist Church. Some of the offices she held were: President of Wo man's Society of Christian Ser vice of St. Matthews Church, Wesleyan Service Guild Secre tary of the Greensboro District, Conference Secretary of the Wesleyan Service Guild, and her current office was Jurisdictional Secretary of Spiritual Life. She was a staunch supporter of many outstanding community and civic organizations. We will always remember her for her elegant manners and discrimi nating values which she exhib ited throughout her entire ca reer. Funeral service was held Tuesday, July 11, 4:00 p. m., St. Matthews Methodist Church. Rev. J. C. Peters, pastor, offici ated. Burial followed in Pied mont Memorial Park. The body remained at Brown's Funeral Home until the hour of service. Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Anna E. Peace, Greensboro, N. C.; one sister, Mrs. Lillian P. | H a r r i s, of Greensboro; one ; brother, Samuel B. Peace ol Burlington, North Carolina. Brown's Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.