Woman Still Unidentified:
DEAD DODY SPLIT OPEN
Mrs. Evers To City
VOL. 22, NO. 24
Win Begin At 7:45 A. M.:
Early Classes Offered At
Two Raleigh High Schools
The Raleigh School Board has
approved an optional plan where
in students may come to classes
at two local high sehpaii one hour
earlier and be released an hour
Supt. Jesse O. Sanderson con
firmed the fact that both Need
barn B. Broughton and J- W. Ug
on High Schools are overcrowded;
and to alleviate this situation, it
was suggested that students, with
the consent of their parents, may
come to elassea at 7:45 a. m. and
be released at 3:30 p. m.
Mr. Sanderson said he ex
pects the crowded conditions
at Ligon to be cleared op soon
with the completion of the
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Os *62 Wed
PENNSAUKEN, N. J. (ANPI
Twist king and rock 'n' roll singer
Chubby Checker Sunday made
a heart-rending decision when he
married his white. Dutch-bom
fiance over the steaming objection
as his mother in a Lutheran church
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mb.. M.lo. ERNEST EVANS
Shaw Given $5,000 By Gulf
PITTSBURGH, Pa Gulf Oil |<
Corporation representative* have
awarded a $5,000 capital grant to
Shaw University. Raleigh. S C„ a*
part of the company * educational |
The $5,000 check wa* presented
to Shaw University president. Dr.
James E Cheek by E. L. Butcher
and Daniel G Kean of Gulf Oil. t
Piti«burph and J R Timmerman
oT Greensboro. N. C. Mr Butcher is
Kcrciary of Gulfs Education Coen* 1
Deadline For Registration Is May 8. Get Your Xante On The Mi oaks Now!
North Carolina's Leading Weekly
RALEIGH, N. C., SATURDAY. APRIL 18, 1964
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NARROWLY ESCAPES DEATH Maryland State Senator Varda Walcoma ft shown in
her car last Friday in Baltimore after eha was shot twice outside her home . Five bullets were fired,
but three missed. (UPI PHOTO).
Maryland’s Only Negro Senator
Hurt, But Escapes Intended Death
BALTIMORE (ANP)—There wa*
speculation* here last week that
racists might have tried to assassi
nate Mrs. Verda Welcome. Mary
land's only Negro senator, and the
sponsor of a state public accomoda
tions bill in 1939.
Mr*. Welcome, a Dement
from Baltimore's 4th District,
which wa* one of the stanchest
backers as a recent expanded
public accomodation hill, mi
raculously missed being Mi at
to death. She waa slightly tai
lored when a ballet grased her
lower back: and another nicked
her left heel.
A person or persons ambushed
Mrs. Welcome and fired five shots
at her as she was returning home
from a testimonial dinner in a
downtown hotel. Dared and badly
shaken from the terrifying ex
perience. she was treated by her
doctor-husband. Henry C. Welcome
in their home. She was leaving her
car at the time of the shooting
Police said the position of empty
cartridges and shells found at the
scene of the ‘hooting indicated that
they were fired by a stationary
gunman. They said there was a
!«mittee: Mr. Kean is with Gulfs
I Puolic Relations Department and
Mr. Timmerman is Gulf area sales
Capital grants represent one
i phase of Gulfs comprehensive edu
cational aid program. They arc
' given in an effort to assist insti
i tutions in meeting anticipated
growth requirements, to replace ob
solete buildings and equipment and
;to expand them services Shaw re
-1 ceirtd S3OO frohn Gulf in February.
posibility that tha would-be-assas- 1
sin hid in a shrubbery and tried to '
blast Mrs. Welcome as in the case :
of slain Mississippi NAACP field
secretary Medgar Evers.
Mr*. Welcome introduced sn
omnibus civil rights bill In the !
From Raleigh's Police Files:
THE CRIME BEAT
BY CHARLES R. JONES
BATS HO FEET WBU
Officer* were called to a pool
room at 517 S. Blount Street Sun
day at 9:35 a. m. Upon arrival, they
found that someone had entered a
rear door by knocking off boards
which were nailed from the inside
after a recent previous break-in.
The cigarette machine had been en
tered and $5 in change stolen. The
change boxes on both the soft drink
and beer boxes were forced open
and about SSO taken.
N« bargtar toeb were found
at the acene, bat a white, abort
Jacket was left an e crate es soft
drinks and I* believed to be the
p> oputy es Ike robber, who
helped hbneeH to pig feet sad
threw the bene* “all ever the
fleer." The IdanHflcailea ba
rren was potlfltid and finger
COT CATCHES FAB BOBBING
Someone called the police station
at 3:25 am, Monday to report a
break in wa* underway.
Officer F. L. Denton was sent
to H. W. Arnold's Grocery, cor
ner es Battle and Cannbdrr SO.
Maryland House in 1999, but failed
to get It passed.
Hewever, after she was re
fused service at an Ocean City
betel In tha rammer as that
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■ls repart stated: “When I gat
to the store. Rebert Klttrell. 31.
wm ratotd*. behind a bosh a
heat 13 feet frees the (rent es
tbs store with a hex as mixed
groceries In his hands and seme
cigarettes In his packets. Inside.
1 cental sec Charles R. Vines. 30.
and be was passing groceries
rat the window to Klttrell. w he
was patting them tai the hex. 9
Denton then ordered Vine* to
come out through the broken win
dow. used to gain entry.
H. W. Arnold, who own* the store
and lives on S Haywood Street,
was called and drove to the store
Mr. Arnold put all of hi* groceries
back in the store
At pel ire head* warier*. Ktt
treli and Vines told Officer
Denton they had been to Edna's
Alt-NHe Case. W. Neath Street,
were an tbetr way heme and
“)nst gat hnngry."
Beth were placed In Wake
Cemty Ml charged with
breaking and entering, larceny
and ret* I ring and vagrancy
The groceries were valued at
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Remains Going To
BY CHABLBi B. JONES
ULLINGTON —An interview
with Walter D. Dafford, Jr, owner
of Dafford't Funeral Rome In Ltl
lington, late Tuesday night, shed
new light on the mystery death of
an unidentified woman, found in a
shallow creek Saturday morning by
a passing motorist
“It looked like the work of a
maniac to me,” stated Mr. Daf
A previous newspaper account by
a Raleigh daily had listed the wo
man as being Lula Ryals, about 34,
and a native of Holly Springs, in
Mr. Dafford, however, said
flits was net true, adding the
victim was between 35 and 44
years of age and was spilt open
with a knife from the beftning
of her rib section down to her
Medgar's Brother Will
Accompany Widow May 3
BT J. & HARKEN
It is official, now that program
piana have been completed by N. C.
NAACP president, Kelly M. Alex
ander, Sr., and Charles A. McLean,
state field secretary. Mrs. Myrlie
A City Os
(Special To The CAROLINIAN!
"I would like to Introduce my
self as Richard R. Hegeman from
the State University, of New York
at Albany. I came here as a mem
ber of a delegation to participate
in the Voter Registration Project
under the auspices of the Natlona’
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RICHARD R. HEGEMAN
"I was offered a chance by Mr
Paul R Jervay. owner of The CAR
OLINIAN to write down some of
my Impressions of the city of Ra
leigh. My main impression of the
city is that It Is one of sharp con
trast. It is. In fact, a contrast be
tween an actual Southern city and
my miaeoncepion of it aa a South
ern city. I note further that Ra
leigh has a contrast within Itself.
“Prom the American History
course taught me In high school,
I gained the Impression that the
South was and still la an area of
extreme poverty While I was part
ly correct In my assumption. I
overooked the fact that there are
many progressive elements in Ra
leigh that cause a general growth
in industry and standard of liv
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Plans To Sell
LAURINBURG Rather than
have authorttiea foreclose on their
fabulout 930.000 home, two apinatcr
sirters have sold it to a soldier, sta
tioned at Port Bragg, and his wife
Miss Pinky T. Polston. on Ms ret
23. deeded the seven-bedroom, fivi
j bathroom home and a 3 1-2 acre in
! on this edge of a white neighbor
i hood, to Sgt and Mrs Marion R
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pelvis. He sold she was of medi
um build, and medium brown
Two stab wounds, penetrating her
heart were listed as the direct cause
of death. She also suffered multi
ple wounds around the face and
neck, plus a deep gash about six
inches in length on her head.
Dr. C. B. Codrtngton. examin
ing the woman for possible
pregnancy, gave a negative re
port. No examination was made
to determine whether she had
An unidentified man Is alleged
to have told Harnett County She
riff Wade Stewart who the dead
woman was, and reported seeing
her and another man Friday night
in a local joint
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Evers, widow of slain Mississippi
leader Megar W. Evers, will be
guest at the annual Freedom Day
Hally. May 3, at Raleigh'* Memo
rial Auditorium, where some three
thousand lover* of freedom from
all over Tarheelia are expected to
Appearing on the same pre
gram will be courageous Char
les Evers.'who gave up employ
ment in Chicago to go back to
his native “Ole Mias" to toko
up tho mantle es hta fallen
was slain by an awasln'a bullet
a year sgo. Charles Is carrying
en the work nobly Maid threat#
his own life.
Thousands are oxpoctod to ding
lo the edge of their seat* as Mrs.
of the tragic
eventTof that feteful night her hus
band wa* mercilessly shot down.
Mr*. Even* will crowe the win
ning mothers and accord honor*
to all who work hard te bring
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Two confessed killer* were given
I ’ong terms in Wnke Superior Court
| here Tuesday. .Judge John Me
-1 Lmighlin. presided
Dallas Griffin. 52-vear-old Clay
ion native, was handed a 14 to 18-
vear prison sentence in the pistol
; i laying of his wile, Mrs. Mary Ar
tis Winston Griffin.
Griffins 11-year-old daugh
ter. Alberta, a witness to tho
killing, said he fired five times
at Mrs. Griffin, who died call
ing for her young children. The
slaying took place on the night
es November 38, 1*43. at ll?S
N State St., where Mrs. Grif
fin was living afler her hus
band allegedly left her for an
other woman. Griffin wa* liv
ing en Quarry Street at tha
time es the fatal deed.
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COVETED PRIZE Sidney Poitier is shown admiring hit
coveted “Oscar," received Monday night at Santa Monica, Cali •
I lornia. (UP/ PHOTO).
Sidney Poitier First Os
Race Ts Get‘Oscar’
SANTA MONICA. Calif—Anoth
er first for the Negro wm marked
here Mondey night sSwSidndy Bot
tler, 37-year-old Miami, Florida
born actor received an "Osf
the beat actor for the year of 1963.
Pultier. who portrayed s hymn
linging Baptist, helped nuna build
a Catholic ohurrh in “Lillie* of the
Patricia Neal won the award as
the best actreos for her role in
Political Aspirants Named
As Filing Deadline Nears
BV STAFF WRITERS
With the deadline for filing for
county offices corning up Friday.
April 17, there are signs that the
Republicans will be heard in Wake
County It was reported from re
liable sources that there will be a
full slate offered to the electorate
by the GOP in November.
Donald S Kimrey. Hudstm-Belk
executive, tossed his hat In the ring
to represent s new senstorial dis
trict. comport'd of Chatham and
Wake Counties. Whether he will
have to go Into a primary remain*
to be seen There will be a Re
publican primary In the county.
Thomas W Youngblood, Eckerd
Drug manager, qualified to run for
the House of Representative* Mrs
Hewitt Pose wife of a local sur
geon. entered the race for s seat
on the Wskr County School Board.
Horten s Cstli Store
Amburn Pontlar, ln<
teralrlgh rurnttur* Co
J D Mills
Auto Discount to,
I ' I' ■
*\ hr|r Shop
Arrrplinrr Mortis** Co , Inr.
Irmdon Oil Co.
Hum G*n*rsl Tlr* Co.
Taylor Radio A Electrical Co.
Hurt ton-Hr Ik—Eflrd's of Balrlgh
John w Winters A Co
Rov's Drive In Cleanoro
Tire Solo a Service
I "immunity Elortot
Terrace Insuranr* A Realty Co
It a Irish Seafood Market
Washington Terrier Apts. Im
Stevens Gulf Service
Mechanics A Partners Bank
Kalrtgti Punrral Homo
Acme Realty to.
James Sanders Tils Co
Mrl-anrln Parkin* Company
Hud son-Be Ik—Eflrd’- of Halelgh
Amburn Pontiac. Inr
Branch Banking A Treat Co.
K A L Auto Service
Baielgh Savings A Loan A*aertatl«a
Dixie Dry Cleaner* * laundry
Belter Brake *hop of Bal'lgh
At Smith Butrk
Weaver Bros Rambler
Wade's Auto *ervtee
Thompson r adlllae OldsmobUe h-
Publ'c Service Is. ot N C . In-.
Rawls Motor Co.
I Colonial Stores
Poitier mid After receiving the
honor. “Bacsvm it u » long journQy
to this moment, I have many poo
He wa* presented tho award by
last year's winner. Anne Bancroft.
The hushed Santo Monica Civic
Auditorium erupted into cheers and
thunderdus applause at the an
nouncement of Poitier’* victory.
Cher* are expected to get undci
the wire before 12 noon, Friday.
The Republican* have vowed to
make North Carolina a two-party
state and are believed to be ready
to make the race for officer
throughout the state.
Bob Gavin, Sanford attorney, and
former Federal Court Solicitor, will
fight it out with Don Badgeley,
Guilford County member of the
House of Representative* and poII
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W EATHE R
Temperatures Thursday through
Monday will average t lo I* de
grees above normal with mild to
warm weather through the srrM.
Rainfall will average one half inch
at showore over the weekend
-BIA FROM TH£M
R R Quinn Furniture Co. J*
Dunn's Esso Service t
t . Rarl Utehman I,
Arme Laundry A Cleaners. In-.
AA P Stores
torrell Coal Co.
Central Drug Star*
(,’mstesd's Grocery d Transfer
Carolina Power A Ufht Co.
Estate Builders Co.
I .irollna Builder*. Inc
Ridgeway'S Opticians. Inc
Peptl-f ola Bottling Cn. of Raleigh
Stephens Appllaneo Co.
l'epsl-f ola Bottling Co. of R*l**R
Newsome Roofing C#.
Mather A Daughter Stores. In-
J. ( Penney Co.
W T Grant's
G. S. Turket and Bros., Ine.
Thelm'e Bceord Shop
Capital Bargain Store
Stale Distributors. Inr
Wood's I A Mr Store
Sir Walter Chevrolet
Charles W Motley s
James H. Andorra*
Capital Purattaru A Appliance
laprrme Brake A Alignment S-rvlco
Abram's L'nied Bent-All
Kin* Cold Motel
n rest one Stores