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Meet Me At
THE FIFTH ANNUAL CAROLINIAN
HOME him FOOD SHOW
Delia Sigma Theta's * JABBERWOCK’
Thursday - Friday, April 4 & 5
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Doors Open For sth Carolinian Show
.j~ -„-L ~|. -j~ “|~ T T T 4“ 4- T
rood Show |
Stand Today ;
Hie CAROLINIAN’S Filth Food
md Home Show will get under- |
v iiy Thursday of this week at 11
a.u.\. with three shows on both 1
Thursday and Friday.
\ new feature has been add
'd and should give the many
P' rsons ws o attend the las-,
show, Friday night, a real
thrill. The nationally-known
‘•labherwock’', presented an
nually by the Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority will be head
line attraction. The seven skits
presented as the “Jabberwock”
will close the show with fun
The co-sponsoring merchants j
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By ROBERT <l. SHEPARD
JACKIE ROBINSON SAID: It
takes courage, confidence and faith
foi an American Negro to make |
the statement that. Jackie Robin- j
son made during an NAACP rally
>n Richmond. Va. this week. The
featured speaker before a crowd
of 3,500 persons Jackie urged the j
large gathering to join the NAACP j
and help in the fight for freedom i
for all Americans. The remark I
that, drew the greatest, applause :
and the one that demonstrated the j
true spirit of this great American j
was this: Although 1 am proud j
of (he fact that. I happen r o be a :
Negro, 1 am even prouder that I j
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WALLACE—FerIey Faison be
ing hpld in the county jail at Ken- j
ansville on charges of having j
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HOME DEMONSTRATION WOMEN MEET HERE Over 2,000 women from throughout ifie state
were on hand last Wednesday when the 15th Annual State Council Meeting of Home Demonstration
Clubs was held at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Officers of the group, along with the featured
speaker are shown above. Reading from left to right, they are: Miss Ruth Current, State Home Demon
stratinn Agent, guest speaker; Mrs. Ruth Stancil. state president; Mrs, Mamie S. 'Williams, president of
western district! Mrs Mary R Hawkins, state secretary: and Mrs, Ruth S. Johnson, stale treasurer-
WH IT’S IDS RACE?-—A charge that he is a Negro may prevent
boxer Ralph Dupas, right from meeting Vince Martinez at New
Orleans on April 8. Dupas, the nation’s sixth ranked lightweight, will
be barred from fighting white opponents there under a 1956 state law
banning racially mixed athletics if he cannot disprove a state health
department statement that he is a Negro. Ernest “Whiley” Esnault.
his manager, is shown at left. (UNITED PRESS TELEPHOTO!.
Admits Killing Wife,
Bu t Not Shooting Self
1 MARTINSVILLE, Va. ~~ A lo
cal man admitted to police on
I Monday that he shot his wile to
death, but denied he lived a bul
let which lodged in his own skull.
Jesse James Lunnerman, 33, i
told police "someone else" shot i
him m the forehead. Police refits- j
ed to believe that part of his story, i
Doctors treated Lunnerman for j
| the head wound, found the, bullet!
had flattened against his skuli. I
and they turned him over to po- I
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j! VOLUME 16 RALEIGH, N. C.
lice. They said he was not serious*
■ ly injured.
Police sjid Lunnerman - ? four
j children told them their father
j shot his wHr. Mrs. Annie Lois
I Taylor Lunnerman , about 1:30.
Sunday morning after a night*
I long argument.
Police found the woman's body
! slumped over a bed in the Lunner
! man’s home here. She had been
| shot twice in the chest.
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WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 595?
la. Charges |
'Ralph Dupas j
Born ‘Negro’ |
j NEW ORLEANS A fight pro- j
I moter planned to seek a a injunc- j
i tion Tuesday to prevent the Lou-;
j isiana boxing commission from
further questioning the race of
lightweight contender Ralph Du-!
! Promoter Heard Ragas planned
i to appear before Judge Rene Vios-1
j ca to seek to stop a commission j
• -second hearing on charges that.;
Dupas is a Negro.
Witnesses at a ninitial hear-:
ing last week said Dupas attend-!
ed white schools in New Orleans, i
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RALEIGH The National As-:
sociation for the Advancement r.f ■
Colored People has paid a $500!
penalty for violation of laws re
quiring tire registration of foreign :
corporations doing business in
The cneck came from Conrad O.'
Pearson, of Durham counsel fori
The law provides the penalty!
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Winston • Salem Lady Loses
SSOO T o “Confidence Man”
WINSTON-SALEM--A local wo
man Juts told police the unhappy
■ story of how she became SSOO
poorer as the reielving end of an
, i old con game worked on the theme
of "You put. up money as bond
! and we ll give you a job in the
,’| The woman. Bertha Salley, said
| she was approahed last Thursday
} \ by a stocky elderly man who off
-1 i ered her a job as a maid in a
, j Winston-Salem bank.
The woman went with the man
j This Week’s Advertisers
The merchants listed below arc CAROLINIAN Bonus
: Money Stores.
I Tip T»r> feud Stnrfs
j O K Clothing Company
1 Ambassador Theatre
! Preen Cleaners
, Roscoe Griffin Shoe Company
! Hirrlr Wholesale Co., Inr.
| Nash - Steeh - Warren
Good son's firoc-ry a Meat Market
Boss* Jewel?, s
Southern Bell Telephone Co.
Surcfit Seat, cover tenter
Southern Insurant* Compart'
Raleigh funeral Home
Cumberland Dail y products, ini
Caroline Buiet Company
S'r halter Chevrolet Company
Fuller Wholesale Company
] Carolina Power St Eight Company
Poole s Pie Shop
! Joyce & Bailey Furniture Co
' N. C, Products
I | Edwards Shoe Store
i Ihrst-Citizent Bank &. Trust Cn.
f i Longview Plumbing & Heating cn
j H. M. Young Hardware Co.
! TEACHERS’ SPEAKER
Mrs. Jean Capers, city council
woman in Cleveland, Ohio, who i
will be among participants in
| the annual North Carolina j
Teachers Association sessions in
I Charlotte on Friday, April 12.
She will talk at 11 a.m. for (he
Department of Elementary Ed- (
oration in the, auditorium of the
Northwest Junior High School.
Program chairman is Mrs. Gc
: neva Cheek of Durham, whose'
associates are Mrs. ML B. Pcr
i kins of Salisbury and Mrs. Ruth
Lawrence of Raleigh.
Bank Head’s Father
Dies In Atlanta, Ga.
ATLANTA. Ga. Funeral serv-;
j ices were held here Tuesday for j
i John Leondias Wheeler, father ol j
!J. H. Wheeler, president of the I
I the following day on a tour of
j the bank, then filled out “applica-;
j tion forms’’ and later had her fin- i
; gerprints made, she said.
Last Saturday, she related, the!
: i man took he- back to the bank j j
'; to break her in. on the new “job” i
| but on route he had her stop off
! at, another bank and withdraw
SSO0 —five SIOO bills—as bonds”)
for the bank job.
She said he let her put the;
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| A: P Super Murker*
r.eni Watch Shop
II E. Quinn Furniture Company
i Lewi* Radio-TV Clinic
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j Blood worth Street Tourist Home
Heater Well Company
Caveness Insurance Company
Dunn s f so Service
! Carolina Builders C'orp
Watson's Seafood A poultry t o Inc.
Cmsteaod's Transfer Company
Dillon Motor Finance Company
r>p: sl-C Ola Buttling 1 o or n a 1 1* 1 H
Mechanics & Parmer* Hank '
PepsNCoU BotttlUi Com pant
Thompson-! yiifli Company
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I R nter sen int Mat hire ('
Stephen s Appltanrr C n
Acme Realty Company
The t! >o ’ System industrial Bank
Hunt (tenoral 1 lt;e Company
PuhJlc Service Co. ol N C., tnr.
FARMVILLE, Va.—Four young
children were burned to death
near here Monday when flames
swept through their small frame
Six other children of the Jack
Lee family were away at school.
Their mother had stepped out
to tend a cow in a. pasture, and
said she. saw smoke, but didn’t
i realise it. was coming from her
i house. She said she returned to
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7 DIE IN PIIILLV
; PHILADELPHIA Fire which
i swept throught a North Philadel
i phia tenement apartment early
j Friday, took the lives of seven per
: sons, six of them children. At
j least four other persons were in
j Mechanics and Farmers Bank of
Durham and Raleigh, who died
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GETS MEDAL FOR CO EM
J., currently stationed with the *
fantry Division, in Kitzingcn, tier
Washington Honor Medal by th
Forge, Pa, for Ills poem, “God M.»d
ed as a guard for Gen. Dwight D
the Blxerte Channel in North Afr
has, over (l.< years, continuously ct
PHOTO FROM UNITED PRESS).
“ ——l'mwnvj A'Wi'. W LSS.-VM- ail's:
‘•MISS HOME ECONOMICS"
AT SHAW UNIVERSITY Pic
lured is Mrs. Mamie Leo! a
Spaugh, a senior of Method who
was chosen as "Miss Home Eco
nomics” at a program of “Fails
and Fancies of Dress." present
ed by the Home Economics De
partment on March 15, in Green-
Housewife Wins SIOO
Bonus Money Award
Mrs Beatrice R. Hamlin be
came the first- winner in the CAR
OLINIAN Bonus Money program
when the slip:-, were counted this
week, having made the largest
I combined household purchase:.
from firms that use the column
of the paper,
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I MRS. BEATRICE it HAMLIN
Even though the idea lias
(aken Raleigh like wild fire,
il is still evident that ton
many families have not quite
understood how they may win
| in this merchandising cam
The whole matter is very
simple. Ali you have to do is
! to save your receipts from all j
purchases made with any of
n. it, a'M
- M-Sgt. Jesse llolbert of Orange, N.
10th Ordinance Battalion, 10th ln-
I'many, has been awarded a George
to Freedom’s Foundation of Valle,’
It* America.” Sgt, llolbert, who serv
>. Elsenhower each time he crossed
riea in 1943, says that the President
'oiTesDonded with him. (U. S, ARMY
leaf Auditorium. Mrs. Spsiugh
vva* selected on the basis of
ehdlarship, congeniality, depend
bilitv, and eo-opcrativeness.
he is an honor roll student,
md also received the Urge t
umber of popularity votes. Her
imldtions are to become a buv
ifiess home reonoinisl or a hortif
each week in the paper It dor:-
the advertisers that appeal
not matt*, r whether you bough!
a pound of salt from a grocer,
or paid a note at the hank,
they both count in making up
NOT TOO LATE TO
your total. Remember, how
ever, that both the grocer and
the bank must be advertisers.
If you make a payment on your
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Here Are Rules
For 2nd Month
The second week of the second
month 'April) for the CAROLIN
IAN'S Bonus Money Promotion be
gins with this edition
Beginning with this edition, al
so the money will ire broken daw n
and swarded to 10 persons
Persons participating in the
promotion must patronise
CAROLINIAN advertisers and
save their receipts each week.
At the end of the month thess
receipts should be turned in
at the CAROLINIAN'S office
No purchase should exceed $309
in any one week in any one store.
In the. new system, starting this
month, the total amount being
given is $l3O. and the Ist place
winner will receive SSO, followed
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RALEIGHITES TO DURHAM
DURHAM •- Ernest Ratliff, edi
to.t of the I.ip.on High School itu
i'ont newspaper, will b? one at
fifteen students representing *3
many high schools in tin Caro
lina* and Virginia who will par*
hceipatts or the program of the
ocond Annual Campus Echo PuD
■atlons Conference at North Caro
;a College. Durham, Friday, A
i! 5. Ratliff, an honor student st
igon, will teall the mores than
00 delegates to the publications
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