Revs. Banks And Cox Issue Statements:
Two Ministers Threaten To
Kill Selves For Freedom
LYE-THROWER, 22, ON TRIAL
BT CHARLES R. JONES
Miss Florence Louvenia Mose
ley. 33, charged with mayhem in a
lye-throwing incident on Satur
day, January 18, was scheduled to
appear before City Court Judge
Samuel Prettowe Wlnboroe Wed
nesday of this week.
A native of Duncan, S. C., Mias
ly threw the lye
into a 1951 Chev- I ■
rolet, owned by
Donzell Hunter ■HP '- M i
of 90S E. Jones Hr f»
Street. The inci
dent took place
in the 700 block J
of E. Hargett St. wMSSmMF
at about 7:30 p.
m. Injured serl
ously was Mrs.
Edna Earl Hoi- Miss Moseley
den of 7401 Quarry Street, with
whom Mias Moseley is believed to
have had an argument a short
time before. She was released
from Wake Memorial Hospital on
Wednesday, January 28, after suf
fering serious facial injuries.
Hunter wan preparing to return
Mrs. Holden, a relative, to her
home when M!k Moseley is said
to i - . '
door, 702 E. Hargett Street, and
dashed the deadly ooncoction In
to the auto.
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On Saturday, February 1, there
was a unique type of march in
Raleigh, e march of protest for
something. Seven ministers march
ed trt get people to register.
Forty new names were added to
The marching ministers weret
the Reverends L. 8. Penn. St.
Paul AME Church; J. Oscar
MeClend, Davie Street Presby
terian Church; Oscar Harwich,
Wilson Temple Methodist
Chnreh; T. H. Harris, Rash
Metropolitan AMEZ Church;
Arthur J. Calloway. 8L Am
brass Episcopal Church; Char
les W. Ward. First Baptist
Charch; and John W. Fleming,
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Silver $ $
There have already been six win
ners in the new Silver Dollar Pro
gram. begun last week.
Winning bonus money were the
Mrs. Slade Cumbo, 510 S. Blood
worth Street, *2 00. a subscriber,
who also had a receipt from an ad
\ertiser (AAP Food Stores*: Mrs.
Brunhilda Loftin, 1105 Holman St..
SI.OO. receipt from A&P; Miss Mary
Winston, 1125 Walnut St., receipt
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llnum Caw Storv
UKkUKt 4 farmers Bank
Emma lane Drew shop
J. W WUrtrri A C"
Ankara Pontiac. Inc.
Acceptance Mortgage Co., Inc
Balcigh Funeral lam
Acme Be ait) Co.
iaaaes SaaOen TUo Co.
McUwk Parkins Compaaj
The Brttt Coaponv
•ranch Baaklag A Trust Co.
Weaver Sm BanaMer, Inc.
Al Iwir Bukk Co
Banters Port (Track DlrMoa)
Seater-SanOers Tractor Cor*.
Baletsh OealooC Co.
boh Meter Co.
Unlai OB Co.
*JL <M» Pninkuio Co
VOL. 22, NO. 14 RALEIGH, N. C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1964 PRICE 15c
To Shaw I'niversify;
NC Baptists Pledge lßoG’s
HrLD IN POKER DEATH
PUBLISHERS VISIT PRESIDENT This picture was made in the Cabinet Room of the
White House, Thursday, when the newspaper publishers had a one hour-20 minute chat with Pre
sident Lyndon Johnson. Clockwise, beginning with President Johnson, E. Washington Rhodes,
Philadelphia Tribune, NNPA president; an unidentified member; Balm Leavell, Gary ( Indiana )
Crusader; Frank Mitchell, St. Louis ( Missouri ) Argus ; Dr. C. B. Godlett, (San Francisco) Sun
Reporter; Edward Banks, Phoenix Arizona Tribune; Emory O. Jackson, Birmingham World: an
unidentified member, Mrs. Crystal Bird Fauset. executive secretary, NNPA; T. C. Jervay, Wil
mington ( N. C.) Journal; Mrs. Ada C. Franklin, Kansas City Call; Howard Woods, St. Louis
Argus; an unidentified member; Thomas Young, Norfolk Journal and Guide; C. C. Dejoie, Jr.,
New Orleans Louisiana Weekly ; the next two are unidentified; Howard H. Murphy, Baltimore
Afro-American: John H. Murphy, 111, Baltimore Afro-American and Chris Perry, Jr., Philadel
phia Tribune. Back row. standing, unidentified, White House aide; M. Sorrell photographer. Seat
ed. A / Lockhart, Lockhart Associates, New York; Conrad Clark, New York; and another uniden
tified member. C
Nation s Newspaper Publishers
Hear President Johnson, Others
I anrrnre Brothera
International Mortgage Aaaoctatea
estates BulMing Co., Inr
Capital .'oel on ce a Coal Co.
( arofiiu Builders. Inc
Dillon Motor Ptnancc
Sldgewar's Opticians Inc.
Tosrs A Country Furniture
Dunn's Esso Service
White Oil Co., tor
Price Is Eight Grocery
Wood's S-lSe Store ,
Correll Coal Co.
PAGE 1J _
Carolina Power A Light Co.
Acme Laundry A Cleaners. Inc.
Security Meat Market
Planeer Awalng A Window Co.
Wrenn Electrical Co.
lames H Anderson Co.
Taylor Badio A Electrical Co.
Balelgk Paint A Wallpaper Co
Bobby Supply COL. SAC.
Ssnith Cool A OB Co.
King Cob Motel
Mood General Bn Co.
North Carolina ’s Leading Weekly
BY ALEXANDER BARNES
WASHINGTON, D. C Publish- j
ers. who make up what is called
the Neg r o Press, got an opportunity
to focus their attention on them
selves at a, three-day meet held
at the International Inn here, last
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, in
the annual Winter Workshop, spon
sored by the National Newspaper
The meet began at the White
House Thursday morning when
the newspapermen were guests
#f President Lyndan B. John
son. The Chief Exeeatlve greet
ed them and then proceeded
to tell them of his program l«
make America a better place
hi which to live, far all peo
ples.. regardless of race, ereed
dr eolor. He waa deliberate hi
1 Child Killed; Mom
Gives Birth In 12 llrs.
GOLDSBORO—Fate can be cruel
and late can also appear to com
That con Id be aaid at the fam
ily of James Branch, whose tt
msnth H baby girt waa neci-
Boon hi the hnose. laeatod be
hind D. t Ut Track slofi s
bis presentation and seemed
resolute In bis purpose.
The Thursday afternoon session
featured an expose on a supple
ment that the Association will pro
duce and offer the member-papers
as an added feature for their read
ers. The supplement is being plan
ned to not only be informative, bui
John Sengstacke, Chicago De
fender, made a report of the ac
tivities of Amalgamated Publishers
and its service to the newspapers
He outlined a program that catted
for increased advertising lineage,
but warned the publishers that
there were some things they would
have to do to make increase line
age possible. He stressed increased
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few miles smith of here, at 2:U
Pal. and Us wife gave Wrth %»
a baby boy at a m. Tuesday.
The fatal accident was the result
of one of those “unloaded" gun ex
ploits. Investigating officers 'report
ed that 12-year-old Reginald Bern
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suspect In Iron Poker .
Death Flees To Lexington
» CharletTPranklin Witherspoon, 83,
former resident es the Bloodworth
Street YMCA, was arrested last
Week in dt**mgto* Nod charged
with m utwer In file iron poker
death of Jim Bennefield, 82, of 521
E. Cabarrus Street,
Mr. Bennefield. wfce worked
part-time as e clerk for Sulli
van’s Grocery, corner 8. Per
s«p and E. Cabarrus Streets,
was allegedly atruck by With
erspoon at the home es Mrs.
Emma Tates, 21* 1-2 Tapper’s
Lane, recently during an argu
ment ever money.
P. C. and A. H
Sullivan, owners ,
MNIAN news - MsPjJjp M
man this week IBL
that Mi B< nne
field worked on J§ M
the he was
by the poker,
and had been em «HwNlflMK
plo.vi rl there ove ;;?£>]('"V
He died Tues- Witherspoon
day of last week of a fractured
skull at Wake Memorial Hospital
Witherspoon was returned to tho
city, where he is being held with
out bond in the Wake County Jail.
Funeral services for Mr. Bcnne
field were held last Saturday at
Lightner Funeral Home Chapel at
3 p.m. with the Rev. Norman Mit
chell officiating. Burial followed in
He is survived by one daughter,
Mrs. Elizabeth Holiday. Raleigh;
DEMONSTRATORS PULL SIT-DOWN IN STREET—
Police are shown haul mi a white demonstrator off to the paddy
wagon as two other persona mt in the middle ol main street in
Two North Carolina ministers
have threatened to kill themselves
The Rev. B. Elton Cox, 32, of
High Point, State field director
for the Congress of Racial EquaI
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two sone, Fred and James C , both
of Raleigh; two atoyKi, Mrs. Lari'-
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DURHAM—The Executive Com
mittee and 02 Baptist Associations
met in Durham Tuesday of this
week to work out plana to come
to the aid of Shaw University. Site
of the meeting was the Morehead
Street Baptist Church, located on
Morehead Avenue here. The Rev.
McLcstcr is pastor.
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Calling Negroes By First Names:
Seek To Outlaw Southern Custom
WASHINGTON. D C When
CORE Field Secretary Mary Ham
ilton refused in a southern court to
answer when the prosecutor ad
dressed her as MARY. “She was
responding to one of the most dis
tinct indicia of the racial caste
syrtrm . , . the refusal of whiles
N. C. MINISTER THREATENS SUICIDE Tha-Rev. B.
Elton Cox, 32, shown during a recent lunch hour, threatened to
"burn myself in the streets of Chapel Hill if I thought it would
do any good." This statement was made last Sunday during a
civil rights rally held in the university town. (UPI PHOTO).
Bloodworth St. YMCA
Planning To Buy Block
At » special meeting of the
Bloodworth Street YMCA Board
of Management held Tuesday
evening a unanimous agreement
was reached to sponsor a capital
funds campaign beginning the
first week in March to purchase
the building and block now oc
cupied by the F. J.
11 nance committee, presided.
Tho site to be purchased at a
total cost of 8110,000 including
incidental expenses Is bound by
Bloodworth, Lenoir, South and
Pecaon Streets and contains 88.-
200 square feet. It Is owned by the
State of North Carolina and is
presently leased to the *’Y”.
The purchase of the proper
ty will make possible the
clearance and utilisation es
the entire V- *k and develop
ment . ' faclhiiif ’•an e the *
Last Raleigh aria 'll w A sta ,
ed. Located enly three Mocks
f srresSL'riJK ■
tract sod Ha development will
be In Mne with other recent
eonstruetlon In the area.
Complete plafis regarding the
total goal and campaign organi
sation are expected to be com
pleted at a meeting to be held at
an early date and announced
The block under consideration
war for many years the site of the
State Deaf and Blind School now
located on Oarner Road and dur-
In the Second World War the
building now occupied by the YM
CA was renovated and served as a
USO Club, and was visited by
thousands of service men In all
branches of military service. In
1948 At the close of the war. the
club Svas converted to a metropol
is* address Negiocs with titles of
respect such as MISS, MRS. or MR
and to refer to them as BOY or
So stated s petition asking
the U. H. Supreme Court to re
verse her contempt ronvlrtlon
last .tune in Gadsden, Alabama.
Chapel Hill last Saturday. 350 persons ol both races demdgmtrmt
ed in pretest ol the city's /im crow eating tacilitie *. Traffic mm
t&d up lor one hour. (UPI PflOTO ). ■ ~
tUn YMCA for civilian use. Last
year more than 100,000 participat
ed In various activities sponsored
by the "T”.
The 54th Anniversary of Scout
ing in America will begin on Fri
day, February T, and continue
through Thursday, February as
< oidlng to D. N. Howard, District
Tt SI man • '~>iF- «mi the ©coo-'
weeehee C 'UW|!, Soy ffjyita of
Atneruav drill ' ’Eu tn tv celebri,
Uon with many activities.
, Units wffl holt open house,
parent* meetings, tbangaria, ape
rlal hikes, schaol »**erabl«;v and
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ii smon a nmtiHii mu n
The five day weather fore
east for the Raleigh area, be
ginning Thursday, Februa-v
8, and continuing through
Monday. February lttyts as fol
low: Temperatures will ave
rage near normal with minor
day to day changes. Precipi
tation will In heavy oceurlng
mostly to night and Thursday
and again about Monday.
for Insisting that the prosecu
tor call her MIAS HAMILTON.
She waa senteneed to five doys
in Jail as a result.
Quoting from various anthropol
ogists, historian* and sociologists.
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