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Police Rescue Pastor
From Angry Members
BT J. & lABMN
80C9C7 MOUNT tb» km*
unMarlng fir* of discontent in
tho Mt Zion Pint Baptist Church.
Bev. George W. Dudley, minister.
uportidly, fM«nt Mar to tho point
of QHiptfflfi durtni a
meeting which ended in an abbre
viated session attar a visit by two
white policemen who. allegedly,
had bean summoned by a colored
eSMuty attest who is a member
and cttoar at the church congre-
T*. absence of contact with
the Bee. Dudley, whose telephone
wig not answered ■ after repeated
cells—Sunday afternoon, this writ
er ! learned that tho officers did
visit the church upon call; that no
anpsfc were made, but Oat coun
eel was held with some members
who had been church officers prior
to the period of disunity in tha
* h>U g£ipag cants at the presence
tnunwwogp m pam n>
Louise Warier, 46.
day Ml City Court.
■ i week In c search
of nan-tax paid
m Uquor, Mrs. Fra
■fclzler, according to
■ reports was In
bed whin the of
MBS. FRAZIER and tho tour cope
are said to have “sWed" a half
gallon Jar of white whlauey fan
from the bed when ahe get out of
The offlfera also tostifted that
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ftaiyigh Jaycees plan to put job
opportunities on display for more
than 4,000 high school students from
Baleigh and Wake County as a re
sult of a Career Dey project re
cently adopted by the Club’s Board
(CONWNCTD ON PAG* S)
T»maotataro» aoxt (tea Bay*
win averse* I to W decree* ko
tow aarmal. Warmer Thurwtey and
colder o*er weekend. Precipitation
totaltef one-half to dtreo-qoarter*
of aa tneh likely Thursday Bt«ht
- - - BIM FROM THtM
Unui i Cash Km
g nu s Bum BervVe
Capital .'•el CM I r* 4 Coal Co.
B. n i ja-Eelfc—Brtrt »
j. W Winter* * Co
Correll Cool Co.
Carter I *, be.
Maebaai'-* * Parmer* Bail
Batoteh Paaeral Soma
tern Sanity Co
jam** Baacet* IIM Co
MrLauris Parkin* Cmpns
nrßrM Com poor
Cukor* PoatUc. Im.
(n*rk p—o«»| A Trad Co
JuMcb MM« Co
MMI Dra* Star*
Bawl* Motor Co
C*lii tmaf — Tractor Carp.
a B. Qaina Petaßai* Co.
Bute Gooeral 111* Co.
FINDS WIFE DEAD IN SHACK
VOL. 32, NO. 11 RALEIGH,,N. C., SATURDAY. JANUARY 18. 1964 PRICE 15c
CAROLINIAN Poll Reveals
Shaw Drive Is Gaining
AUBURN INTEGRA i ~Q Harold A. Franklin (right), 31 -year-old Negro graduate stu
dent, chats with unidentified student during his first day in classes at previously all-white Auburn
University, Auburn, Ala., January 6th. Franklin integrated the university without incident on
January Ath. ( UPI PHOTO).
Crawford “Snatched” From Death
34 Minutes Before Execution Here
BY CHARLES R JONES
Mar)on Frank Crawford, 26. lit
erally owes his life to Floyd Bixler
This writer was sitting in Ward
er. K. B. Bailey’s office last Friday
morning when a call came through
at 9:26 cancelling Crawford's sche
duled execution in the State's gas
Chamber—Just a scant 34 minutes
before the Spartanburg. S. C. na
tive was to die for rape and mur
der. He was found guilty of the
rape-murder of 8-year-old Sandra
Denise Marshall in a Winston-Sal
em cemetery Dec. 13, 1962.
McKissick, a Durham attor
ney sad national chairman of
Taylor Badto A Biectrtcal Co.
Carolina Bolider*. tec.
hlllon Motor Plnaneo
BMsewaV* Optician* tec
Bsiit'ri Shoo Shop
Carpel Center, tee.
W T. Grant Dept. Store
C ouoHdaled Credit Cor;-.
Capitol Barfate Store •,
Cro*a Poultry Co.
Wlnaton-Mataal Life b» t
Major Plnaneo Co., ter.
Joy’* American Grill
Kmma lane Orem Shop
T>rr*te ln-.cran t A B aity to.
Csnarad’i Grocery A Transfer Ca.
Carolina Power * Utkt Cm
Uchtuor Prneral Bime
r.’etfrieal r'Holeealtr*, tec.
Waahtec on Terrace Aportm -et*. tee.
I AGP. 14
Arnold Jacob'* Vo»a*
« klits Prer
B ffa’e Bittery Skr- ,
Ambora Pontiac. In
Bateifk Borises* CoUeje
Kia« Cetc Mate
North Carolina *s Leading Weekly
the Congress of Racial Equal
ity, was contacted while In High
Point last Thursday. He receiv
ed a telephone call from WaahC
ington, and Immediately start
ed proceedings to take Craw
ford’s ease Into federal courts
after all other means had fail
Hoses Price Crawford’s court-ap
pointed attorney, had withdrawn
from the case and Governor Terry
'Sanford refused to intervene, leav
ing McKissick ’’holding the bag.*
The condemned man said.
Thank the Lord" when Ward
Lin Holloway, Scribe,
Succumbs In Norfolk
BY ALEXANDER BARNES
DURHAM Journalistic circled
were shocked here Tuesday when
the word came that Lin Burke Hol
loway, a hometown boy who start
ed as a cub and rose to the heights
in the newspaper world, had suc
UN BURKE HOLLOWAY
en Bailey Informed him of the
delay In execution.
McKissick was at the door of
Federal Judge Alegernon Butler’s
courty-iom when it opened at 8 a.m.
on last Friday morning. Judge But
ler accepted McKissick's habeas
corpus plea for Crawford.
The office of Governor Sanford
was immediately notified and the
Director of Prisons, George Ran
dall was called. He, in turn,
called Warden Bailey, who offic
ially stopped the execution.
Formal papers. Issued by Judge
(CONTINUED ON PAOK I)
ctimbad to an extended illness in
Lin as he was known to his read
ers and fellows, got his beginning
on the CAROLINA TIMES here and
then continued his adopted style of
reporting on persons, events and
thing* with the NEW YORK AGE,
and the CAROLINIAN In Raleigh
He latef joined the staff of the
NORFOLK JOURNAL A GUIDE
His poignant per. with satirical re
flection*. invaded night life to the
exetnt that he was loved by many
and feared by some.
His penchsot for news took
kla from church to the under
world. His reporting waa fac
tual and when he answered the
call of *T Tuesday of this
week. Jssmslims last a pun
gent writer who asked bo fa
eon and gars no gsarter* te
the performance of his dntles
and obUgnttens to tha prsfss-
Funernl services are scheduled te
be held in Norfolk on Thursday.
His body will be brought here and
buried in Beech wood Cemetery,
Saturday. 2 p.m. He was bom in
Durham and received his education
lin the local school* He was the
(COWnWCBB OH PAGB I)
BT ALEXANDER BARNES
A CHARLES R. JONES
In keeping with the Interest ex
pressed In the Shaw University
drive last week, the CAROLINIAN
conducted a survey this week and
found that there is much Interest
in the eompgign to raiae *1.000,-
W A eopference with «o off!-
* rial ofjhoMechanic* A Farm
ers HHfTk revealed theWAbe
harik ta ream to make loam
to way person, group of per
sons, or organisation now ex
/Seaming a desire to aid Shaw.
The official said this was be
ing done ea thst the college
might have the money now.
Any person who wishes to aid
the school can obtain the
money and Hike as long aa
one year, or even longer to re
par the loan.
A check with the president of
the Baptist State Convention. Dr.
(CONTINUED ON PAGE J)
The National Foundation March
of Dimes, Wake County' Chapter,
will have a "kick-off" meetingor
all marching Mothers, Thursday,
January 16, 8 p.m., in the Occi
dental Life Insurance Building,
(CONTINUED ON PAOC I)
. .UNO CALLS ON THE PRESIDENT - Singer
Nat "King' Cote, hit, called on President Lyndon B /ohruon
at tha White Houae laat Thursday, found him to ba “a firm gen
tleman,” and pledged eupport tor tha Chief Executive. Cole will
Wake County Coroner Marshall
W. Bennetts informed a CARO
LINIAN reporter Tuesday night
that Mm. Alloa Leo Horton. 40.
died of a heart attack here early
Mrs. Horton's body was discov
ered in a shack In the 300 block
of Walnut Street
Del mar Horton, her hus
band, whose address was listed
as 102 Bluff Btreet. told offi
cers that he went to sleep on
a couch hi the shack b* tween
19 and 11 p.m. Saturday and
awakened at 2 a.m. Sunday to
find his wife lying In a back
roam with her back and head
to the walL
Police Officers B. M. Meeklns
and J. L. Don ton reported that
Horton called headquarter after
he found his wife and said he
thought she was dead when he
found her on the floor.
Another man. Identified as Ed
die Evans. 69. of Oarnor. came
to the shack five tnlnuue after
the officers arrived. Hj report
edly had been a guest of the Hor
tons earlier In the «venire
Coroner Bennett also sold Mrs.
Horton's liver was In "bad shape,"
but aUiibulod death to Uie heart
Dr. Dennis Branch, Rsleigh Da
tive. died Wednesday. January «.
In Newport. Teftiu where he had
practiced medicine for 49 years.
Hie 77-yesr-old physician was
funeralised here Sunday at 1:30
p.m. from the First Baptist Church
with the Rev. C. W. Ward, pastor,
officiating. Burial took plaoe in
Mount Hope Cemetery.
A 1909 graduate of Shaw Univer
sity, Dr. Branch, worked his way
through the university with aasist
(CONTINVIO ON PAOB t>
DR DENNIS BRANCH
CRUSADING WOMAN EDITOR
Jean Gardner, crusading editor of the Jennings News, •m-yreekly
in Jennings, Missouri, received her fourth
call last Thursday alter she published her paper, carryhsjfvHhead~
line, “Racial Problem Gives Jennings A Black Eye ” andbvamed
teenagers lor recent vandalism and harassment fam
ily of Negro David Thompson which moved into thi<P(U~ijouls
aurbub recently. (UPI PHOTO). SEES.
Edward (Bear) Umstead,
Funeral services were conducted
for Edward (Boar) Umstead ou
Sunday, January 12, at 2 p.m. from
the Bt. Matthew AME Church. East
Davie Street, here. The Rev. J. F.
K.pps, pastor, officiated, and burial
followed in,Mount Hope Cemetery
the city of Hal- 1 Xn*
eigh, Mr. Um- \
stead, of 1016 E. Jf
operator of Um-■ '
end Transfer Go.
tor many pears.
He died laatWed- K
nesday at Wake \ k -
Memorlal Hospl- Afega;.,,* A wjjj
tal after a short
illness. MR- UMBTEAD
He waa a very friendly and
knowledgeable person end was ex
tremely well-liked by everyone
who knew hi*. Known for his
CHAPEL HlLL—James Farmer,
national director of The Congress of
Racial Equality (CORE) addressed
some 800 Negroes and whites here
Sunday at the First Baptist Church.
Over 2M members es the sa
fe enee walked eleven miles In
a eeld rata from Durham to
Chapel Hill In support of a pub
lic accommodations ordinance,
which waa pending before the
local Beard es Aldermen.
(CONTINUED ON PAGE t)
be among entertainment star a honored of a Senate Os Kite Buil
ding luncheon eponeored by the Hollywood Museum morkint
the 70th anniversary of tha tint motion picture copyright *oou
unassitming air of humility, Tfcg
deceased was eulogised by many
persons In this, his native city, and
expression* of sorrow and sympa
thy are atilt pouring in Jo hla-Jam-
Surviving W Umstead' are his
wife, Mia. Mary Umstead; ne ton.
Alvls (Rabbit) Umstead; and two
brothers, Robert and Waliaco Uat
•toad, all of Raleigh. ..
-—: —!T *S2OP'
CLEVELAND. Ohio-Mr*. Willie
Mae Mallory, 36-year-old mother of
two children, was extrgaUed from
this city to Monroe. North Carolina
last Thursday night to faoe kidnap
ping charges in the February IT
(erm of court there.
Also charged with kidnap
ping are: Reberl F. Williams,
former Monroe NAACP presi
dent, who has since detected to
Cube where he Is new ta Bay*
lum with his wife and *«ve chil
dren: Richard Crewdsr, 19.
president es the Monroe Nosh
Violent Action Committee; Har
old Reepe, IT, aa active mem
ber es the same organisations;
and John Lowry, 29, a white
freedom rider from New Yerk.
Mrs. Mallory surrendered to Ohio
authorities In her attorney'* office
after exhausting all legal remed.es
In her 26-month battle again** ax
tradition. Her appeal* three times
went to the U. S. Supreme Court
Governor Rhodes of Ohio Ignored
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