North Carolina Newspapers

    McCRA\ HITS DIXIECRAT AIM
'5. C. Editor Raps
Fourth Party Aim
At NAACP Meet
ORANGEBURG, C. The
Dixiecrau and the south's syr. *m
|» of dual educational and other fa
cilities came in for a blistering at
tack this week as Editor John Mc-
Cray of Columbia, S. C addressed
the S. C. >tote NAACP convention.
Speaking at toe meeting which
f wj attended by NAACP officials,
and members from all par! of tng
state Mr McCray labeled the
Stale 1 ' Rights Democratic move
ment the worst hate campaign ever
to disgrace America.”
The South Carolina editor, who
long l has been an ardent and out -
spoken champion of racial rights
ana progre.-:- charged that the*
movement dedicated to the doc
trtr.e of 'i-yep the Negro down.'
Denying any wish or desire an
the part of Negroes tor “social
equality
"We do not seek social equality
with w h it.- prop,it. We only are
working toward getting o«.r ju.-'t
share of public erviot- Social
* gathering are private affairs and
we would resist more bitterly than
tlie most rabid anti-civil righters
attempts by either the state or
Drive Continued
For Admission To
Oklahoma IJniv.
Oklahoma City Following
rt-i'usal today of the board of re
gents of the University of Okla
homa to admit G. W. McLaurin
to the graduate school of the uni
versity, of Oklahoma to admit G.
VV. McLaurin to the graduate
school of the University, NAACP
lawyers immediately Tied with
the three—judge federal court a
petition for further relief seeking
an order from that court cum
r»”i.„ ' , ■ . -J ' 1.. M.-’.a-.
jin prior to October 13 which -s
the closing date of admissions,
This second rejection oaf Mr.
MeLaurin’s application on the
sole basis of race followed a de
cision handed down last week by
the special three-judge federal
court invalidating the state’s seg
regation laws insofar as they pre
vented the admission of qualified
Nejjro students to courses the
state offered only at the Univer
sity, The court, however, refused
to issue- an injunction compelling
admission of the Negro applicant-
When Mr. McLaurin applied to
day he was informed that no ac
tion could be taken to admit him
LAW SCHOOL
MOVES RAILING
FROM NEGRO
FAVETTEVILL.E, Ark.— (ANP)-
A railing used to separate Jack
Sehropshire. Negro student from
Little Rock, from white classmate
m the University of Arkansas Law
school has been removed, accord
ing to Dr. Robert A. Lc-flar. dean
here la.- 1 week. Rut though the
hairier lias been taken away, the
segregation policy of the school
has not been changed.
Sehropshire, a war veteran and
reserve officer, was one of two
Negroes who entered the school
last fall Both attended classes,
separate from white students Re
cently 12a year-first students had
(Continued on page 6, Ist Section)
Mission Completed
DRAFT STRIKE HEADS
OK TRUMAN POLICY;
DENY RAPPING ORDER
NEW YORK (ANP) The civil
disobedience movement qf the
Committee Against Jim Crow in
Military Service ami training ac
complished its mission when the
President issued an executive order
t baning segregation in the armed
services, according to a joint state
ment issued here Monday by
Grant Reynolds, national '"hair
man, arid A. Philip Randolph, trr.ias
* urer. The statement was issued to
clear up “the considerable confus
ion arising in the public mind’’
when the two announced that the
movement was n, longer required
to block racial segregation In tne
draft.
The statement explained shat
the two officials had publicly stat
ed the campaign, would be called
Federal governments to dictate
who our associates are on a so
cial level "
Lashing out as the senseless and
expensive maintenance ol dual
,-ystems of public services and fa
cilities. he cited the j;.ability of
the south to pay for such duplica
tion and said that the NAACP
would fight for equality of facili
ties •'Through every court in the
hind'' until it is provided
The establishment ol a loir
fcinpkiyid out Practice:-. CoinrruLMun,
one ot the primary targets i i the
states’ lighters, was also advocat
ed by Mr McCray with a declara
ot ns need based upon the
"known Put'" that '’Negroes, ore
ir.e i. ; ,t hirea and the first fir.c.”
Bhming dn- backwardness of
the South and * South Carolina
upon the domination of selfish
and biased leadership with a view
tu exploitation, r-c said:
'!t tin people .■ *re !>'Tt to 'ht'.r
ov.:; thinking, it treed of parc-ai,.
re if r-i> political leaders. South Ca
rolina would have been farther
alorts the road to progrev-r that
now.” • •
before the next meeting of the
{vbrd of regents, in the second
week of November. Meanwhile
1 the state’s attorney general, Mac 1
Q. Williamson, interpreted the
i court..-, decision as meaning linn
the university would either have
to admit McLaurin tu dose it.
graduate courses in education tu
which he is seeking admission.
However, Mr. Williamson held;
. that the regents could delay de
ft.m temporarily pending a .for- ■
! m'ai decision by the court which'
to date has merely handed down
i an oral opinion-
CONGRESSMAN
TO ADDRESS Hi
CLUB MEMBERS
The Honorable Harold 1). Cooley
uI: iT i: i . t 'jJlL,m-S/r:Oi“. ol til
4th North Carolina Congres i .ro i
District, will be the guest speaker
l at tin. Aakr County Annual Ne-gcn
i H C.." Achievement Dry Pro
el .:,i :,t tr.e Raich;:: City Auuitci
utri V, ■..r.esda.V, O ! '->ci 27. J 0..;
\V Goodman, Assistun . D-rt-ctm,!
; State College Extension Service. •
win make the introduction The
■program will get underway at;
lii:3o o'clock.
Harold Cotton 4-H Club member
of the Apex 4-H Club will preside!
: over the program and Betty Pee
bles of the Jeffries Grov 4-H Chib
, will act as song Tcadet .
The propr.-.m will u gin by sing
i mg: This Little 4-H Light of Mint:”;
4-H Pledge led by Ernest Leo Cra- j
die. Juniper Level 4-H Club: In
vocation, Sarah Moore. Rilev Hill i
4-H Club; Introductory Tb-mark j
; Herman Latta Apex 4-H Crib; I
Welcome Address, T. Floyd Adams,;
. Wake County .Board Comissioners;;
Response, Delols Wilson, New llilt
1 4-H Club; Solo. Mary Alice Hes-1
‘ter Cary 4-H Club. Mrs. E. H Halt. |
j accompanist
Four-H Club Summaries of j
iContinued on back page)
1 oft if congress passed an anti-seg
regation amendment to the draft
bill or the President issued an exe
cutive order banning segregation.
It said the originators of the move
ment had not believed “in civil
; disobedience for its own sake, but
only ns a drastic last resort."
i They disclaimed full responsi
■jbility for the published reports
: blasting President Truman's exe
cutive order “even after he had
i announced that under it he eon
-1 jtemplated the eventual abolition of
1 >segregatin arid after Sen. J. How
ard McGrath, chiti spokesman for
the President, had personally re
affirmed to us this Interpretation of
i the executive oder.”
•; While acknowledging part of the
i1 (Continued on page 8, Ist Section!
Name tuici Tfi ccon
filflt I If P 111 llrJ U
(See Story Pape Three)
HANDICAPPED
WEEK SEEN AS
AID TO NEGROES
WASHINGTON .AND- Cet
| ebratiori ot ' National Employ (he
1 Handicapped week” proclaimed b.-
. Prc-ideiit Truman fur the week oi
. Oct. 3-.9 was a boon t . Negro ham -
| jcopped persons, it was r-taid !hi.
: week -inco national attention v. a
! foci: .. d upon their pocal einuloy
j meut problem.-;.
Ol 28 million handicapped IJ.S
: irkers, H million are now located
1 m industry, urie-haif ntillicn arc
: .-mplovable but idle, ami an ad
jditionai rniiiiori will be re* km;:
■“ u- .i.'h*-., ’Lev ha-.been rri.abi
mated is is bt-livc-d that a.-!/« -
| pre-portion of this via-;? i! it.:-
Lion ol v,orkers are Negrote ai
iho.,th government -.lurc.iu.- ..Ism,
<hey do not keep file by i■■ ■■
A-b Ci. liv.m t!.P J.ii'.n i : ... <
1 -md color Negrr,,-.. are t-peciaU>
:dr advailt-iged in effort.*: U> i -Se -. ne
: integrated into mdu.-try when
. blind, paral.-y;*.ed >r amputee*
; according la agency heeds assist•
.nr, such persons.
Vice Adm. Re-.. T Mclntir*' U;T
IN. Ret., cksirmen •! the NKPHV
i conrnitiee. said this year's history
G;f the campaign, arid added Mat
1 employment opportunities for the
handicapped are greater no\ titan
| ever before.
2 NAMED TO AID
IN SURVEY OF B.C.
SCHOOL SYSTEM
WASHINGTON —; AN D— Dr
Charles E. Rochelle, a.-sistaut priri
;cipal ol Lincoln rekvol. Evansville,
led . and Dr F.llis Kiiox. protesso.
of education, Howard university,
. were among the noted educators
selected to a.-sist in the SIOO,OOO
public school survey now being
j conducted in the District of Co
: lunthia, it was learned here last
Week. The survey authorized by
I congress, is being made for the pur
;pos«; of ascertaining objective tad.-
on t;,e Wa*hmsHon school .system.
Head of the survey leant Is Dr.
George D. Strayer, lorntcr dean of
the department of school adminis
tration, Columbia university.
Findings of the survey will not
; only lay out impartial facts of . -.-
■ citing school' conditions but w»U
also serve a- a basis of improve
i merit fur the system. The study is
Ito be mad< on an integrated basis,
with the two Negro consultant
; working with white members of
i 'Continued on page 8. Ist Section)
THEY mm EGGS
IN PIIII.LY TOO!!
PHll.A.— (ANP) The "ci.y
brotherly love” was the seme of
an egs throwing incident reeent
lv as Magistrate Joseph Rainey,
Progressive candidate for con
gress, was struck by an egg dur
ing a strec. rally.
Rainey, who alo heads the lo
cal NAACP had to halt his
speech to blast the egg iossrr.
j "So decent American would
thro wthings at a political speak
er,”
REV. C. C. ADAMS -- Scc
j ictary of the Baptist Foreign
Mission board, whose organisa -
tion is waging a strong battle
I In Africa and the Carribbeans
i with a self-help program de
signed to help the natives lorge
ahead- The board has been
functioning for 70 years and de
pends primarily 'em financial
help from American Negroes.
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THE CAROLINIAN
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VOLUME XX vm RAJJEJGH, NORTH CAIi.OI.iNA WEEK CMUNL A -\TI ’L. I>A > , Ot'TOLER IH.I hi - N( ■>• ‘ >
FIGHT ROBESON VOTE” BAN
WA LLA CE KE WO TER SPEA KS
Happy Khmer New Year.
La. Priest Urges FEPC
Passage At Labor Confab
Monroe, La. (Special) Fair
employment practices and an end
to job discrimination will form
ent ct. the major steps tu bring la
bor peace to the South, the Rev.
Vincent J. O'Connell, SM.. told
n labor management »onierencc
here r ecently
“'Southern employers and
Southern unions must re-examine
and revise employment practices
now resulting m discrimination,”
said th. New Orleans priest.
“Both employers and union
-'bargaining agents must seek to
include, in collective bargaining
contracts, provisions for equal
pay for equal work and equal
Robeson Slated
To Speak , Cops \
Break Up Parley
SAVANNAH <ANP) - City po
; lice Tuesday forcibly broke up a
meeting of Locals 870 and 888 of
j the International Union of Mine
j Mill and Smelter Workers, CIO. it;
the Municipal auditorium, when
I union members and thfctv friend
lii.fused to seat themselves on a -.eg
regated bars.
Paul Robeson internationally /a
j mous singer and actor, had accept
: ;d an lnvitaion 48 hours previoui
|to appear at the meeting, which
was scheduled to deal with prob
: leir.s of members of the union now
lon strike for a IS cents at: hout
: waco increase.
l Cty police shoved speakts from
1 the miexophone, cut off the elec
;t) ical current, seized and shoved
j other speakers off the stage and
' officers swarmed over the uuditor
|mm with nightsticks as the rnect
j Ing commenced.
| Reid Robinun, IUMMSW intei
i national vice president, who hud
\ flown in from Chicago to address
; tbu meeting, and was forced from
j the stage by uniformed and plain
| clothes police as he vainly tried to
j address the unsegregat.cd audience,
l declared;
opportunity to work.
Father O'Connell delivered the
principal address at the final ses
sion of a conference in which un
ion officers, employers and Lou:
siana state officials joined to, ex
change ideas and viewpoints.
Hi. appeared as general chair
man of the Cathode Committee
of th** South.the organization of
Catholic priest and laymen seek
ing to awake the South to the
Catholic teaching i race, labor,
economic and social justice.
In regard to FEPC, he declared:
"It is no answer to t!u problem
to say .that the federal > rn
(Continued on page 8 Ist Section)
FLAMES TALM UJGE
I -A most vivid demons nation was 1
j given the people of this i-tatv* tc
; night as to wltat they can expect
: from an administration beaded by
■ Herman Tatmadgc. should he be
- elected Georgia governor in No-
I vernber What was revealed was
! nothing less than the naked jic-it-
I tem of fascism. Our union mem-
I bership, Negro and white, hat al
} ways met on ar: unseyregaled baris.
ilt is only since the victi-i * of Tai
i madge in the Democratic pnmarie
; that we have cncour.teied any op
position to this policy ’
! Robinson went on to point ou;
■ ‘hat there is no ordinance or law
1 ; forbidding unsejrregated meetings
land nothing was mentioned by cAy i
1 ! officials in advance arrungruu nts j
1 1 made by the union in securing the j
' | auditorium.
j “Tonight 1 :; action by the police,’ ;
!continued Robinson, “was not only |
; ian attack on American constitu- 1
J | tioiitil rights of free speech and free!
5 j assembly, but mu-1 be considered]
'la part of the evil fruits ol the Taft
' | Hartley pattern of destroying un-
I I ions in the United Sta'-.-s. This bru-,
| (Continued on page 8, Ist Section) I
Washington, D. C. FUNDS
FOR THE REPUBLICAN Pres
idential campaign, contributed
by colored Republicans from
Mississippi, are presented by
Perry W'. Howard. Republican
National Committeeman from
Msssisippi, to Herbert Brown
ell, Jr., Campaign Manager for
the Deway-Warren ticket, and
Val Washington, Assistant Cam
paign Manager, at national
headquarters in WashingScn-
The three leaders also confer
red on matters related to the
campaign in the South.
HI! R DIE IN FIRE
CANTON Miss.—i A NT*)— Fire,
which hrc.k»* out Just before
rlawn in a five room house here,
deAroyed four lives William
Hargraves and West Williams,
s>o!h adults, and two children,
Willie Thomas, 4, and Albert
Thames 2. were those who died
in the ilaoies. The mother of the
two children, Mrs. Alberta
Thames the sole survivor of
those in the home, could give no
accouni of how the fire started
Polios believed it originated front
a k*-ron**ene lamp.
- *M*r — 1 «*pp»i
I •
| L. . ... ■ • • v,;
NEW FIRST LADY OF LI
REPJA The former Miss
Antoinette Pad-mere is now-
Mrs. William V. S. Tubman,
K. G. 8., who cf the President
of Liberia. They were married
: Sept 3 7 in Monrovia. The bride
is ihc granddaughter of the for
mer president of LSI ri«, the
lata Arthur Barclay ,a«d the
daughter ol George Stanley
j and Mary Pod more of Mcnro
i via.
ROBESON COUNTY
REBISTRSTION
3ENIIL CHARGED
FAIRMONT Officials of the '
South Robeson Political Club this ,
week prepared for a determined ;
effort Saturday in order to get
the names of Negro residents of
the county on the registration
books.
Charging that registrars in two •
precincts had faded to open the
books for registration of vot u'.-:
for. next month's general election,
• Ocie Howell, chair).urn of the
club, sc id that a special meeting
of his organization will be held
to make plans for an attempt to
secure the registrations on Sa
turday.
A-v rctfng to Mr- Howell at
: least seventy-five Negro residents
| went to the registration places in
j each ot the polls involved on Oc
tober 9, which had been designat
' c,.‘. v.'s registration duy.
Neither of the places were
| open, however. R. Star lord, and
the registrar : Precinct 1, could
. Tot too located Mr. Lewis, regis
i a or rreemet 2, was found at
I'Continued on page 3, lr! Section)
TEX \$ DEMIST DIES:
ES I ATE IS \ ALL ED AT
MORE THAN $175,000
LUBBOCK. Tex.— (ANP)— A
dent st who to town M>
year* ago w ith sl6. I*r. t iarcnc
Lyons, 44. died here >ejit. 21 and
left an .-state of $175,000 it
announced iast week.
i>r Lubbock was recently fea
tured in a national mafuinr as
one of Lubbock’s "big three a
niong Negro citizens. He owned a
string of 70 rented homes
His funeral was held at the
New Hope Baptist church, where
he was treasurer and a. deacon.
He died alter a short 78 day ill
ness in I'hatam hospital.
ill v. as director of the Negro
nursery, vice president of the.
Commonwealth club, a Mason
and a member of the Knights of
Pythias.
His survivors are his wife. Mrs.
Senteele Lyons, and a cousin,
Mrs. Maggie Collins, of Gary
Ind.
USE OF NEGRO POLICE
TERMED SUCCESS BY
MIAMI POLICE CHIEF
Miami, Fla, M “Th- experiment;
]of using Negro police officers :
here has been very successful," ;
today declared Police Chief Wal- ,
j ter E, Headley in his office be- !
i fore a group of.interracial lead-j
j erg. “The figures on ctimes of
: violence and juvenile delinquen
cy prove it,” he continued.
! Miami's Negro police are cele
, boating four years of service. Or- !
i ganized in 1944 by former Safe
]t\ Director Dan. A. Rosenlolder j
i their numbers have grown from.;
5 to 20.
• According to Chief Headley, j
; since Negreos have -been 'on the I
I force Miami taxpayers have sav- |
jed thousand.* of dollars.- Since j
1944 however, crimes of violence i
! have been cut in half and iuven
; ii’e delinquency reduced by 60 per ■
icent- !
The employment of Negro po*
PARTY MEET 8 '
"Henry Wallace. Paul Robeson
and Mat.v Price, in their effort to
liberate the Negro from social, eco
nomic end political slavery said
Charles P H ward, "are meetin •
lli-.: -an.f? opposition that William
Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Dougla
and Harriette Tubman met in the.,-
deter lined effort to free the Negro
from tu ' .lavery."
Mr. Howard, the first Negro to
deliver a keynote address at a po
litic;:', convention, spoke a» a Pro
gressive Party Rally at the Tapper
Memorial Baptist Church. Sunday
in the interest of the Candidacy of
S. Walter Slated of the Wake
County Legislature and Miss Ma y
Price contender for the Governor
ship.
*-Jn politics, - ' Mr. Howard said
‘you either get sometting and get
somewhere or you don’t. In the Re
publican Party for the past 50 years
we have gotten no where and
haven’t '.cn anything. As a prac
tical politician 1 have gotten out o;
the party aftei thirty year., ser
\ ice. ‘
As t«, the Democratic Party, ho
declared that the benefits that have
come to the Negro in the pas*
twenty year.-. h»>\ e come because
'of the personal efforts of the late
President Roosevelt at id thru Pres
ident Truman could not. ;t he
' u .-mid, do anything f.-r the Negro.
••The Democratic Party is an art
tt-Ncsni Party and Mr. Truman’s
hand- are tied .n his so-called Civil
V? ; >> ts Prog; :-.m. Kvevy Senator bc
: lev, the Mason-Disc n Line v
against Civil Rights and Mr. Tru
;m,:«n Cannot do anything* in a leg
liflative way.
The Negroes of Raleigh. Mr.
I Howard said, had a fine opportun
ity to show their metal by voting
f.-r a member of their race for the
; first time since Reconstruction
days.
He called upon the ycrnng Ne
groes to take the responsibility o,
leadership and rid themselves and
their country of the stigma of "Jr;*
'crow. Segregation and Discrimina
tion.' "Second rate citizenship may
be good enough for the old Negro
hut it isn't for the young," the
'.Continued on page- 8. Ist Section)
jice was t-h result of the coopera
tion of racial and interracial or
ganizations. Prominent in the ef
fort was the late Cant. James E.
Scott whose death a few weeks
:;ro all Miami mourned. He- was
instrumental in getting the first
five men on the citv force Tb«r
John Milledgc, A- McDowell and
A. Hall.
Capt. Scott worked with th
men during ‘.he days of selection
and training and as a result they
always called hint "Father. Ai
ether prominent citizen who had
a hand in the birth of the Negro
force is Dr. I. P Davis in who;.:-
office they had their first here-!
quarters.
After the trial period a y-ur
•pent citizen remarked. ‘'These
men have put more law or
der in the section patrolled bv
•Continued on page S, Ist Section)
    

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