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pout office. Left to right: Mrs. Melody Dickerson, the Rev. La
vert Taylor and James Foushee, who plan to stage a hunger t
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BOYCOTT LEADERS New Work City boycott leaden
(L-R) Rev. Milton A. Calami son. Rep. Adam Clayton Powell,
D-N.Y., and controvehsial leader Malcolm X are shown at Silo
am Preebyterian Church, Brooklyn, before the recent boycott of
city public schools. More than 165,000*9 indents staged the anti
Teachers Elect Dr. S.
Approve Merger With
More than 1,000 teachers and del
egate* to the 83rd Annual Conven
tion of the North Carolina Teachers
To Clubs In
t. 3. Sansom. Jr., chairman of
the Political Action Committee, Ra
leigh Citizens Association, informed
The CAROLINIAN this week that
his committee has issued letters to
presidents of every club and or
ganisation In Raleigh and Wake
County, urging them to send their
president or representative to a
special meeting of the Raleigh Citi
zens Association Tuesday, March 31.
at 8 p.m.
The purpose of this meeting is to
get suggestions for naming possible
candidates who might run for the
offices of Wake County Commis
sioner and the State House of Rep
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F. A. C. Takes Right Step
The Political Action Committee of the Raleigh Citizen* As
»ociat on is requiring president* of over one hundred organizations
to me ft with i: nc.tt Tuesday to thrash out the question of a candi
date or candidates to offer in the May Primary.
there are over 9.000 Negro registrants in Wake
County and many are registering each week, according to reports
from Operation Registration headquarters. RCA’s official politi
cal wins. Certainly with so many people concerning themselves
with the political interest of Raleigh and Wake County, it is rea
sonable to believe that they would prefer having one of their race
offer for office. No one can see clearer through ycur eyes, mind
and heart than you and by the same token one of another race
era hardly represent the Negro as well as he might represent his
own. This, of course, is not to say that a Negro or white office
holdeT could not adequately represent the best interest for all.
However, people and areas are more or less by-passed when pol
ices are being made or segments represented unless someone calls
(COSimXD ON PAGE T)
Deadline For Registration Is May 8. Get Your Xante On The Roaks Xow!
Association ended a three-day ses
sion here Saturday which included
making many important decisions.
Ip. 1 M
DR. HAMI'EL E. DUNCAN
Dr. Samuel E. Duncan, for
aaer supervisor of high schools
la North Carolina and currently
• presently president at Living
stone College, Salisbury, was
elected president, heating oat
W. G. Byers, high school princi
pal from Charlotte.
After the North Carolina Educa
tion Association (white) adopted a
proposal to begin taking steps to
are not integrated. They are passing around a jar full of ice
which is the only thing they say they will consume until Easter
Sunday. The five sleep and sit under the flag pole at the post
office. (UPI PHOTO).
segregation protest making the boycott less than 50 per cent as
effective as one staged last month. The demonstration was hurt
by lack of support from major civil rights groups. (UPI PHO
E. Duncan President;
1 remove “white" from its constitu
tion, NCTA delegates Thursday 1
night formed a similar ruling sup
porting merger of the NCTA and
This resolution was included In
a group of 30 offered by the NCTA's
resolutions committee at the open
ing meeting, held at Reynold's Coli
Many departmental sessions were
held at State College and J. W.
Ligon High School.
Mrs. Shirley Liggett and Mrs.
Virginia K. Newell, co-chair
men of the local NAACP’a
membership drive, are asking
all captains to report on Sun
day, April l. at 4 p. m. at the
Bloodworth Street YMCA.
BIA FROM THEM 1
Horten's Cut Wore
Hoy t Drtvs-ln cleaners
World'! Trad* Bnetrprises, lot.
Dunn's Esso Service
Security Moot ST ktt
1. W Winters A Co
MechaaP-s A Partners Bank
Balctgb Seslood Go.
Balclgk Funeral Bans#
Arose Sanity Co.
lames Sanders Tito Co.
NcLurtn Parkins Com pony
Hndson-Belk—Eflrd's of Balelgk .
Ankara Pontine, lac.
Branch Banking A Tram Co.
K. A L. Ante Service
Thompson Cadillac-OMamoMe. lac.
Balelfk Loan A Savtass AssocUtloa
Wearer Bros. Baasktor. lac.
Wade's Ante Solos
Tksairun r-.a<n.. m*tillHir lac.
Bawls Motor Co
Beater-Saaders Tractor Corp.
Public Serrteo Co. of B. C., lac.
B. E. Quinn Pwratture Co.
Tarkoro St. Draaomr Mop
Bant General Tiro Co.
Correll Coal Co.
C Kart Utrhnsaa
Estates Building Co, lac.
London OU Co.
Other activities during the three
day session included addresses by
Dr. James Madison Nabrit, Jr., pres
ident of Howard University; and
Dr. Cornelius V. Troup, president
of Fort Valley State College,
STOP POLIO DATES:
APRIL 19, MAY 17
Temperatures for the next five
days, Thursday through Mondsy.
will average near normal along the
South coast of North Carolina and
Southeastern coast of South Caro
lina and slightly below normal else
where. Mild Thursday, cooler Fri
day and Saturday, warmer Sunday
aad cooler again about Monday
Ratn fall will average around one
half to three quarters of an Inrh
Occurring Thursday and early Fri
day aad again about Sunday or
I. j. yalien Co.
Taylor Eadlo A Electrical Co
Tko Capital Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Arose Laundry A Cleaners, Ist.
Carolina Builders, lac
Aldseway's Ontltlanr Inc.
Wayside Parattars Co.
Ttilem's Record Shop
Balelgk Furniture A Storage Co.
W. T. Grants
Person Strert Variety Store
Capital Bargata Store
Emma Zaae Dross Skop
Wood’s S A Me Store
Consolidated Credit Corp.
Ughtner's Paaeral Berne
Carolina Power A Light Co
C. A M. PromoUoas
PI re stone Mores
flaes Men's Shop
Supretr- Brake A Alignment Service
Gem Wauk Shop
Abram's L'nlt-d Bent-tils
Capital -oel OU. *e d Coal Co
After Ten Months: ' ' 1
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Picketing In City
JEALOUSY CAUSES FIRE
VOL. 22, NO. 21
“MARKED FOR ASSASSINATION?”
Says Dr. King Doomed
Writer Says Leader On
CHICAGO (ANP) The Rev. i
Martin Luther King, the modern
day Manhatma Gandhi in the fight |
for civil rights of the Negro in the
United States, is still one of the
leading candidates for assassination.
Rev. King, who has escaped
two bomb attempts, a shotrua
Mast, and had a close brush
with death at the hands of a
Negro woman hhlfe artist. Is
*.imong a list of rfhpgtol promi
nent Americana, of various re-
Urlous faiths atTW'federal ,
officials, who are on the mar*
WILSON—A local young woman,
who was “smouldering'’ when she
discovered that her boyfriend had
gotten himself another woman, set
fire to his home here late last year,
and now is serving time for the
Miss Lola G. Plate. 21. the
defendant, was sentenced to
serve a three to five year sen
tence In Superior Court here
this week. Miss Plate had
pleaded guilty to attempting to
burn a house. *
However, she was specifically
charged with burning the home of
James Walker, of Stantonsburg St
Walker is the former alleged boy
Detective J. T. Smith, who In
vestigated the incident which
took place In mid-Nevembcr.
1963. stated that the defendant
was Walker's girlfriend, who
became Jealous when be “put
her down” In favor of a new
Miss Plate la alleged to have fur
tively "cased” the home before
alerting the fire
Detective Smith also testified that
a witness to the fir*. Will Knight,
(CONTINUED ON PAGE Z)
TAMPA. Fla <ANP)—A 31-year
o'd mother of right children was
j reported to be recovering w • hos
! piial here last v/eck aftci being
1 shot in the head by her husband
She is Mrs. Julia Simmons, who
was said to b»- in “fair to good ’
i condition in Tampa General Hos
Acocrdlng to police report.
Mr. and Mg* Smimon* became
embroiled in a heated argu
ment when suddenly the hna
hanri, Louis, whipped out a Zl
. caliber pistol, aimed It al his
wife's head sad fired twice.
One of the bullets damaged her
However, Mrs. Simmons. In a re
markable display of stamina, fled
jto the hom< of a neighbor w here
(CONTINUED GN PAGE t)
North Carolina *s Leading Weekly
RALEIGH. N. C., SATURDAY. MARCH 28, 1964
der list, as a “group of fanatic*."
The existence of such a mass
murder plot, intended to cripple
the federal government, as well as
demoralize the public and set off
a chain of racial, religious clashes
throughout the nation, was contain
ed in a column published In the
Chicago Daily News last Week un
der the byline of Robert S. Allen
and Paul Seott, Syndicated Weehr
mgton correspondents. ,
"victims selected Included
*4*4** Ljiyafrglohnson. Chief
Justice Earl Warren,, ahd unnamed
Roman Catholic and Jewlah Mad
era. The Catholic is believed to be
Speaker John McCormack (D.»
Mass ), next in Una of succession
for the presidency.
Though the secret service and
FBI have been keeping under scru
tiny a "group of fanatics" who are
said to be engineering the plot,
there seems to be no Indication of
the place and time when the coups
will be attempted. However. Rev
King, Chief Justice Warren and
Speaker McCormack, have been
warned Bnd extra safeguard* have
Ever since 1955. when Rev.
King was unanimously elected
to spearhead a one-day boycott
of buses In Montgomery. Ala..—
which spread Into 381 days—he
has been tbe object of hatred
by white segregationists, and
fanatics of all sorts who appoint
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WILMINGTON The follow
ing legal action against the New
Hanover County Board ot Educa
tion was filed Tuesday In Federal
Court here by Attorney R R
Bond, acting on behalf of forty
Negro citizen* ol New Hanover
Other attorneys In the ease are
Conrad O. Pearson. Durham, and
Jack Oreetiberg. Derrick A. Bell,
Jr., and J LcVonne Chambers,
New York City.
Below is the essence of the com
The first part of the action is a
preceding for a preliminary and
permanent injunction, enjoining
the New Hanover County Board
of Education. Its superintendent
and members from discriminat
ing because of race or color
In the second section of tlif
complaint, the jurisdiction of the
court was invoked pursuant to the
provisions of a United States
Code. It says the rights, privileges
and immunities, guaranteed by
There are forty plaintiffs In the
complaint, represented by either
their purents or guardians.
Among these are; Thomas
C. Jrrvay. Jr., and Catherine
Jervay. minors, represented by
their father T. C- Jervay. Br.,
militant editor of the Wil
The defendant is listed as the
N»w Hanover Coun‘y Board of
Education, the public corporate
body of New Hanover County,
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- o.';uwn ere two or um JO
students who are now picketing downtown establishments which
refuse to integrate. The two above are students at John W. Ligor
Jr.-Sr. High School here.
Now Being Picketed
BY CHARLES B. JONES
Students from Saint Augustine's
College and Ute J. W. Ligon Jr.-
Sr. High School resumed picket
ing demonstrations last Friday
for the first time since early Sum
mer of 1963. Some white students
from N. C. State College were re
portedly demonstsatlng, but none
were observed by this newsman.
Presently being picketed are
Honakcr’s Restaurant, Fayette
ville Street; the Pen 'N' Cue, W.
Hargett Street, and the Charcoal
Flame Restaurant, S. Wilmington
About 30 student* were engaged
In picketing on Friday, Saturday,
Monday and Tue/day. They work
His young ladles, all stu
dents at St. Augustine's Col
lege, were seen carrying signs
Monday. Messages Inscribed
on the placards were: “ Love
Between My Brother* and
Sisters All Over Raleigh.”
“We've Been Patient A Hun
dred Yean Too Long.” "You
Can’t Be Free Till Tou Free
Me,” "We'D Never Turn Baek.”
“Black la Not A Vtee.” and
*l,et My People Go."
Warren Veasey, Jr. a aenlor at 1
St. Augustine's whose native j
home la Cleveland. Ohio, told this j
"This Is a group of students
from the, city, who happen to
have a / desire to dramatise
their demands for rqual op
Mayor “Shocked” After
Boycott Efforts Made
WILMINGTON Mayor O O.
Allsbrook said he "was shocked by
the move on the part of Burdill
Harvey, president of trie local NA
ACP branch, to have movie and
television personalities boycott the
annual Azalea Festival, which is
scheduled to begin Friday. April 3.
Harvey reported Sunday that
he has written to TV stare
Michael Land on. who playe
"Lillie Joe" In the Bonanza
series, to Abbie Dalton, and
singer Prmnkie Avalon. Mis*
Dalton is slated te be the Fes
Me further stated that this
Is strictly a movement which
the student* began wtthou 4
any outside assistance, when
asked whether the local N%.
(CONTINUED ON PAGE «)
A union Easter sunrise serviw
will be held at the first Baptist
Church, Wilmington and Morgan
Streets. Easter Sunday morning at
The service Is Jointly spon
sored by seven churches: Davie
Street United Presbyterian,
First Baptist. Manly Street
Christian. Rnsb Metropolitan
AMEZ. HI. Paul AME, Tupper
Memorial Baptist and Wilson
Temple Methodist, and will
feature the Rev. J. Oscar Mc-
Cloud. parlor, Davie Street
United Presbyterian Charch. a*
(CUNTINUF.D ON PACE t)
i Claiming he called for the hoy.
1 cott occausc the Festival discriml.
: palm pgainst Negroes. Harvey flc
rlarcd Negroes are not allowed to
I sit on the parade reviewing stand
or to attend the coronation dance
Mayor Alta brook countered
with Uie statement that the
Fetlval was founded by a (roup
of Individuals who contributed
money themselves, and who re
ceived donations from* local
merchants and some from the
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