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DRIVE PLANNERS ~ Plans
Coi the Community <'li i drive
which opens, next tvnrk are being
talked over here by. left U> right. ,
L 1.. Milier exeeu'ive secretary
ut the ('fust and campaign direr
tor; E 1. ttaifnrd. ; xeculive
secretary of the Blood worth St.
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t \IT HEADS - Three unit
heads in the coming Community
< hist drive are shown here dk
• losing is la ns tor next week’s,
solicitation. Mi- ■ Mae Lifon on
the left wifi lave charge of rest-
Interracial Marriage Held
Legal in State Os Calif.
San Francisco. Cal. ~ In Cali
fornia it is no longer ii’ega. for
white people to marry Negroes
or persons of other minority
groups.
\ 98-year old California law
prohib'-ting the marriage of
whites with Mongolians, Malay
ans qr !iiUiott..W'i was voided
here last week by the State Su
preme Court as vumrwy ... the
First Amendment of the U. S.
Constitution.
As a result, of the decision, the
Los Angel* s county clerk was
un voted to iS' lic . const to .u? i
to Andrea D. Perez, a white wom
an, and Svh-rst' r S Davis. Jr.,
o Nr; both Catholics. Their
cast c-> . ,s guen thiougn Caui.r.-
nio omits t-<- them without
charges toy Daniel Marshall u Los
Angeles lawvov and leader in the
Los Amo i s Cathnlie Intoracial
Council.
The couple declared in their
petition, that the Catholic Church
did not forbid their marriage and
that the California law. through
its prohibition oi thru marriage,
infringed upon the free i xen-ise
of -thgir religion.
The court, in its majority cpin
(Continued on page 8 Ist Section!
FOUNDER'S BAY
TO BE OBSERVED
AT SHAWL
Dr. Dennis Branch, prominent
physician of Newport. Tenn. will
deliver the annual address at exer
cises marking the 83rd anniversary
of the founding r»t Shaw Univer
ity. The Founder’s Day sm ices
will be held Friday morning No
vember 19. a’ 1! c/clock and will
be dedicated to the memory of the
late Dr Henry Martin Topper, who j
as a retired Union army veteran!
came southward from his home in
Massachusetts to work in the inter.
esi of education of the freedmer
Dr Branch, a native and for a
number of years a resident of Ra
leigh. is a graduate of Shaw Uni
versity from which he holds the A.
13. degree and the B. S in Medi
cine. His early schooling was at
the Washington graded school and
i the Chavis High School in Raleigh.
He received the M D. degree
from West Tennessee Medical Col
lege. Term, in 1934. Since that time
Dr. Branch has done post-graduate
4 work in internal medicine obstel
tics. surgical diagnosis and in the
diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
The capable physician treats pat
ients of both races
The Founder’s Day Speaker tells
with pride of his work experiences
as a boy and young man in Raleigh.
He worked in several shops as a
boy and prior to the first ’World
(Continued on back page;
VH( A and member of the cam
paign commilt. :■ which directs
tile drive; and IV. M. trm.man,
general campaign chairman This
year’s < 'cm drive is scheduled
to get underway October 25 and
run through November .1 The
goal is ?! 16,403.88.
dejiti-.i unit 12; Mrs. J. \ Rover
in tile < til r will handle residen
tial !i. and Mrs Nora Loikliart
on the r: ‘it is In ad of special
gifts unit in charge of clubs and
organizations.
DR, NANTON GOES
TO TEXAS 0.
HOUSTON Dr. H 1 FonteUio
; Nanton, who recently joined the
fa.. u!ly olf the T* .Stale Driver-
Tty at HuiiUun. uas assumed his
duties there a head of die Depart
; ment oi ,1 ouriaihcin.
i l*i addition to approximately Iwrn
: ty years of practical experience in
i Die newspaper field. Dr. Nanton
| aLo holds the M. A. degree in
j Journalism and the Ph D m Jour
j nalisnr-Sociology, both of which be
received from the School of Jour
nalism at lowa State University.
Dr. Nan ton's undergraduate degree
wa> taken at Wesley.on Uuivci-iiy,
: Middiefon, Conn
His praciical experience includes
serv.ee as editorial writer for the
I Daily lowan; a.-, editor of Eves
Magazine, in Iowa; as editor of the
j San Francisco Reporter; as manag
I tog editor of the Carolina Times.
| ha Durham. North Carolina; as erii
-I°r and publisher of the Carolir.ia
: Tribune in Ralc-igh, Nortl Caro
j iContinued on page 8. Ist Section)
(.fu\st Campaign Rally
|lo Be Held Here Friday
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About 12S Community
Chest Campaign workers, will
hold a pep meeting at the
Biocdworfh Street YMCA
Friday evening, October 22,
at 8:00 p,m- officials have an
nounced. Final instructions
will be given and campaign
materials issued for the drive
to begin October 25 and con
’ i tinue thru November 1,
A special feature of tb e
meeting will, be the presenta
tion of Fred Fletcher well
i ’known radio announcer. Be
ireshmerda will be served.
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VOL? ME XX VIII UALEIi: 1 > DOLTiT (AI’OIINA WKKK KMUM; NATTKI>A V OCTOBER 2?., HO 8 Nu jfi
JAIL RIOTERS ir- iOUTARY
THIRD PARTY HITS VOTE BAN
SHIFT IREDELL
CAMP RIOTERS TO
CENTRAL PRISON
! StJtesvilel, N. C. (ANP) -- Be
cause ui their taking part in a
prison “riot" in which no .tv
; was hurt 12 p: Loners in me all j
: Negro prison camp, Camp In- i
; dell, wc-re placed in solitary con- ■
fine merit last week.
During the period of trouble
the prisoners IK-;d tw'o guards i
■ apt we. A rescue c.. up of 2u
| highway patrolmen, the sheriff ;
end some deputies were called ;
Ito the camp t rescue the guards. .
Tiie disturbance was not an at
tempted prison break. Supt. C. •
W. Knox of the camp said.
According to Knox, the trou
ble started when one prisoner
jumped on another with a knife
at the dinner table. An unarmed'
guard, Ewrett M.-rro.v, asked;
lor the knife. W’iif ■ n the prison.:
refused to give it up, the guaidj
wrestled with him and took the |
.weapon.
The prisoners, Knox said, re
fused to return to their cells. ;
Knox and another guard came to
' the rescue of Morrow and a sr.
, c..nd unarmed guard. Hump Ash
icy. .Ashley and .Morrow had
'coped from the prisoners, but;
! they kept the two rescuers, Knox
| end Guard Watson W. Kerr.
Knox said he talked to them
and they let him go in a hall
! hour. Latci the 20 outside men.
• all armed, came in answer to an
alarm front the prison. Facing
• these odds, the convicts released i
Kerr, and gave themselves up.
Thc-v have been takn to Cen
tral prison and placed in solitary
confinement, according to Warden
: Hugh Wilson. Their version of the
i incident had not been told.
Search of the prisoners rev cal
; I'Ccntinued on page 8, Ist Section; ;
PICK GASTONIA
FOR BOTH ANNUAL
BAPTIST MEET
With an anticipated record ut
; tendance, the eightieth first an- 1
! nual session of the General Bap*
j tist State Convention of North
! Carolina, Inc., will be held in the ;
; Friendship Baptist Church, Gas
tonia, N. C November 24 it was |
announced by the executive sec- ;
rotary this week.
The three-dav session will tea- j
j turd addresses, sermons and pan*
!el discussions on ‘The Church •
j Teaching and Practicing Christian |
Stewardship.’
Among outstanding speakers
i scheduled to address the sessions
j are: Dr. R. P. Daniel, president
|of Shaw University. Dr. W. C. j
i Somerville, executive secretary of
'the Lott Carev Foreign Missions j.
! Convention, PSA: the Rev. C E.
! Griffin, pas to; of the First Cal- j
1 vary Baptist Church. Norfolk, ;
| Yd.: President P. A. Bishop of
I Rich Square; Dean W. R. Strass- i
• nor of the Shaw Univt rsity j
; School of .Religion; Dr. W. M. ;
! Warner, Danville, Va., moderator |
|of the Cedar Grove Association:;
IT. A. Hamme, superintendent of j
! the Oxford Orphanage.
Th- Rev W. M. Morgan, pastor j
of the First African Baptist I
Church. Concord: the Rev. C. W-j
Anderson, pastor of Institutional j
j-WxntM CHuTh. Greensboro; Wal* i ;
<Ccnuaued on page 8, Ist Section!
NORTH CAROLINA 'S LEADING WEEKLY
WELCOME
AS PRESIDENT WAS WEL
COMED TO RALEIGH The
“VWiCoine” on the bunting which
draped the reviewing' .stand was
INDICT POLICE
in blimhm; of
THI CK DIiIVKK
Springfield, 111. Accused of
beat mg and blinding a Negro
truck driver while imprisoned in
. jail cell, a white policeman w.w
this week indicted by a Fedeial
Grand Jury sitting here. The in
dictment followed protest by the
National Association for the Ad
vancement of Colored People de
manding an investigation by the
,U. S. Department of Justice.
James Simpson, the victim,
told the Grand Jury that he had
been blinded in one eye and se
verely beaten by Patrolman
James Swift in the T< «rk Island,
111., prison on the night of No
vember 23. 1947. He had been ar
rested by Rock Island polio*
wnen Ire became involved in an
accident while driving along the
highway between Rock Island
and Moline Swiss is reported
have beaten the t-uek driver in
the mistaken belief that he wm
a man who had -currently had n
run-in with another Rock Island
poltecjppn.
The Tri-Cities -branch of the
NAACP reported the assault to
the national office which thru
Franklin H. Williams, assistant
counsel, referred it to the De
partment of Justice, insisting up
on investigation and prosecution.
only a sniaij par. of the decora
tions which lent Raleigh a gala
and festive air as it greeted
President Truman Tuesday.
75,000 Welcome Pres.
Truman To Raleigh
By O. HAIRSTON
W;th enthusiasm and adrmra
| linn, approximately 75,000 Nmth
' Cm-plinians, few of whom hod
| ever seen and heard a President
j speak, turned out in Raleigh
(Tuesday to see President Tru
j man.
j Marking the first visit of a
; President to the state since 1905
i when the late Tbeotlor. Roose
, veil came to cittt North Carolina’s
j contribution to the nation and the
1 Democratic party's sake in agr
icultural st curity. Mr. Truman ac
■ <ficated a big monument to three
I Tar Heels who Kvame l ’resddent,
! and spoke during the opening o!
i the state Fair.
In his address paying tribute
to three of hit. predecessors, en
j the grounds of the State Capitol,
i the chieftain likened lindi adnun
! iterations to the present, one. and
i hinted that in numerous instances
j their acts vm-.v. misinteipretod.
i Conflict Not Menhcrned
Although he failed to mention
j the cniTCivs conflict among South
j c-rn Democrats, he cited Andrew
i Jackson': .‘.and against this own
| tx~ot»lf in the South Carolina ntxi
! lification movemenl of 1832
! as the bravest thing hr- did.
! ■ He- spoke of each of the three
' former North Carolina Presidents
shown Here v.nh C.ovtmot At
Gregs; Cherry and Army Secre
tary Kenneth Royali, (lie Eresi
dent tuns on t,he Truman smile
as men who ‘'did his duly ns ;
: Fresidt ni of ‘lie whole nation
."gainst the forces and pressure j
and persuasion which sought to i
make him act as a representative :
of a part of the nation only.
“Each of them provoke the ;
i wrath of some sincere and hon- 1
>st men which is a serious!
| thing. A President may dismiss |
j the abuse of scoundrels But to j
be denoun nd by honest rntn hon |
: estly outraged is a test of great- !
i ness that none but the strongest]
men survive."
Spooking at the State Fair, th- ;
i President in pleading for Demo- j
I eratic unity inserted that a vote j
! for a third, four or fifth party!
! candidate is the same as a vote j
1 for the RepU'Olnan candidate.” ;
i j
Prior to the Dedication Kilos, 1
jlhe Country's Chief Executive ;
i was. featured m a mammoth pa- i
! rade in “down town" Raleigh, i
j Participating .in the gala affair |.
, were several army outfits, includ
jhi two colored battalions. The!
j. ,m ann bugle corps of the;
• Charles T. Norwood American j
j Lee ion Post were among bands;
| playing.
i !
I The First t.adv and Margaret, j
|dfl.u?)itev of the Trumans, accotn- >
'partied the President on -his visit. 1
SINGLE *| a
COPY IOC
ajt ( . bflOi. X iO th. fti cLS with
which he was gteeted by an
estimated 75,000 North Carolin
ians. Photo Courtesy oi News
and Observer.
ORSE TRUMAN TO
END VOTE DENIAL
IN N. C. COUNTIES
Civil l ights arc not being pre
served in North Carolina .n the
; current registration, Mary Price,
Prog essive Party chairman and
• • ,<ndidat<.* for gowt.our, wired
! President Truman in Raleigh
i Tuesday.
| Miss Pri urged President
; Truman to take "irnmetiiav ac
j tion" in lau counties in 'th
: t arolina where Negretes were re
| fused registration la;;? Saturday.
; She staled that ir. Henderson
. '. illt' mini, ter was turned down
, after he was asked to write the
| Constitution from dictation in a
I darkened room; and in Vance
| horn, Craven County, the first
1 three Negroes who presented
: 1 hem selves for i.-t. ration ail
|of whop; luii.t r T'h.oel edltcu-
I lion were required to write
! the entire Constitution, and then
i were asked to explain it word by
| word. The regisrar did not find
!t t; e cxulanaiion ‘'satisfactory”
j and the applicants were refused.
“Registration in North Carolina
‘nr thy November election closes
tins enmity: Saturday and there
fore these cases demand immedi
ate action.” the Progressive
Party chairman f.oV| the Presi
dent n.rsd prided flu-< ! “(er-nn'-.-nev
(Continued cn page 8, Ist Ejf-cti(in)
UFIOES UN ACTION
TO HALT THREAT
OF RENEWED WAR
I PARIS —• Predictin'? that con*
! flict now raging in the Holy Land
! might easily spread into another
! world conflagartion, Dr. Ralph J
; Bunche UN mediator to Palestine,
i this week warned the UN Security
! Council of the need for immediate
; nrl decisive action
| Following a flight to Paris from
! he Holy Land., Dr. Bunche, who
5 "uccceded the slain Count J. Folks
j Bemadottc, told the UN Body
! diai. a recession into war was “in-
I evitable" if the Arabs and Jews
:do rt adhere to the truce which
|ha:: been ordered by r UN.
Irt the report which he present-
Jed in the body the at.mg mediator
i •icvttsed both the Arabs and the
lews of failure to observe either
, '.ho spirit of letter of a ‘Luce"
• -••ending UN action on the situa-
I I ton.
Even as the former Howard Uni*
ver.-.iiy professor, the first of his
•■ace to hold as high a position in
; mtornotional affairs, spoke to the
' T N body, however what amount
'ci *,) almost full-scale warfare
mrst out again between the Jews
■ *nd Egyptians for control of the
Negev, on the South Palestine
; d-ons.
In order to cope with this new
development Dr. Bunche request
'd special meeting of the Se
'urity Council, which was slated
. 'or Wednesday morning.
! What steps he planned asking
■ he b dy to take were not disclos
:>.i. although the belligerents' had
. been asked to call a three day
-essaiton of fire in order to pei
i mit UN action.
, Several UN resolutions calling
| *'or an end to the fighting hov
; 1 ready been passed by the bad;
i tr! what, effective '<•;
-conomic actions can be taken
igiilnrl the belligerents remain to
!, e seen.
GCP EMPLOYEE
HITS RAGE OEMS,
ASSAILS RAINEY
,
Washington, D. C. Magis
: trate Joseph H. Rainey, Progres
sive Party Congressional candi
| date in Philadelphia, is “more to
jbe putted than scorned,” if re
; ports of his recent attempt tc.
. si‘dr back over the railing into
I the Democrat corral is true, Vnl
J. Washington, assistant Repub
j lican campaign manage:, said
. here today.
j "Surprising as it was to learn
I that he had joined forces w>,
tiie Progressives" said Vvasmu,
ton, "at least it was more ur.e.e.
standabie than warning to g
' back to the over-grazed, bouki
c-r-strewn Democrat pasture."
Ort tne whoie, he said, the
! "Philadelphia Story" was confus
mg, ‘so far as a few of those
i vvno constitute the Negro leader-
J ship is concerned.”
"1 can understand Rev. Mar
shall Shepard beating the bush
es for President Truman and the
Democrats; he’s on the Federal
payroll, and his devoted activity
is reasonable.”
But, said Washington, it's dif
ficult to reconcile Magistrate
'Rainey’s effort to "get back or
the Democrat mourner’s bench
i with what his illustrious grand
father, Congressman Joseph H
j Rainey, of South Carolina, stood
Cm staled on p„g<* <'■ ist Secia»..
NAME CAT BANKER
HEAD OF HOWARD
TRUSTEE BOAR!)
Washington. D. C, Mr. Lori*
j mer D. Milton, distinguished
bank president, educator, civic
| and business leader of Atlanta,
Georgia, was unanimously elected
j Chairman of the Howard IJniver
j sity Board of Trustees at its reg
jular monthly meeting, it was an
i nounced today by Dr. James M
i Nabrit, Jr., Secretary of the Uni-
I versify.
Mr. Milton, President of the
; Citizens Trust Company in Atlan
-1.. will su-cceed Dr. P. B. Youn -
J Sr., Publisher of the Norfolk
I Journal and Guide, who -eU«rv
jas Chairman of the T"ur*'
, Board in SenUmbev for reason
i of i- msiners and. health,
i Tt-jf, o 14 : f’omrrny ■
; 4he r,nlv bank, owned and nvl
- rated by Nerrne« to he ?di
lin ih» F-derM Res»-v- Sv4«»;
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