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■.ANOTHER AWARD FOR JACKIE A'etv York: Jackie Robinson, former Brooklyn D” ■
tar baseball star and the first Negro to play in the major leagues, receives the YMCA “ Service to
Youth ” award from Robert Curtiss (right), chorman of the Executive Committee Y M.C.A of
greater New York De< . 7th Robinson won the award fur his personal and professional conduct in
hie career stretching horn U. C. L. A to the Hall ol Fame. (UPI PHOTO).
Cleveland’s Jim Brown Doubts Racial
Equality Can Be Achieved Peaceably
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professional athletes should enter
Into the political arena is u per
sonal one, but controversial Jimmy
Brown, star fullback for the Cleve
land Browns. Is one athlete who
feels he has to participate
In the December Issue of F.b
any magazine, now <>n the
newsstands, the outspoken Ne
gro football star says he doubts
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tU 8. WILMINGTON ST.
ii mi ui rqMilitv ran tie achiev
ed In America peaceably.
"I hope we can win freedom
peaceably bul I'm skeptical,"
he told Ebony. “Great hatttles'
for freedom have seldom been
Biown put his football career,
his off-soanon executive job with
n soft ditnk firm and his new
movie career on the line when he
published his militant views in a
new book "Off My Chest " The
mall has been hot and heavy. Eb
Film Colony Watches
With Avid Eagerness
BY GLENN DOUGLAS FOR ANPI
LOS ANGELES—The film colony
is welching with avid inteiest the
excited being generated by a legal
battle between singing star Johnny
Mathis and strong-willed Helen No
ga, the rcd-hcaded former nigh"
club owner who has been managing
his affairs In show business
Mrs Noga and co-manager .hus
band, John, have filed one of those
indignant, "God knows we turd''
replies to Mathis' charges against
them filed in a November 11! Su
perior Court suit
In his suit, the television,
mdv le and record *lar, «ho Is
one of the nation's most popu
lar entertainment figures, al
leged the Vogas charged exces
sive commissions making It im
possible for him to save ap
propriate amounts ol money
from his earnings.
Nonsen c, the Nogas snorted in
their reply Johnny, today, is worth
in excess of $t,60(1,00(1 despite his
■•payment of n any thousand* of
dollars to his f iends and acquaint-'
anees. his payment of more than
320.000 a year to his family and
Say Harvard’s Future In Ivy
League Depends On Negro QB
Harvard's future ns the dominant
power iu the Ivy League hi* been
thrust onto the shouUiets of the
f ;s>. Negro starting quartet back in
the schi'oS'r History.
John MeCiuskey. who figures to
1 t«c top man in Crimson gridiron
j plar v in 1963 is the subject of a
j four-page article' in the December
;v. te of Ebony Magazine, which
notes that he may be one of the
inert dangerous f old generals ths
j Iv> ! e tgue has ever seen
Met luskrv, note. I bony, I*
tha, rare American youth—an
outstanding athlete with intel
lectual ambitions At a bov in
Middletown. Ohio. Mr(luxke)
ronlidrd lo the national maga
zine. he had the usual dreamt
ol football fame and fortune.
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Sammy Davis, Jr. To Play For
Mississippi Benefit Show
CHICAGO t.NPD Sammy Da
vis, J-. currently appearing on
Broadway in the hit pay. Golden
Boy," ha* agreed to appear m a
big benefit show at the Arie Crown
Theatre here or. December SO. with
the proceeds going to the "Christ
mas for M ■a.Mss.i'pi" turkey and
Heading the “(hrtalmas foe
Mississippi." committee a. ro
ehaiman are Comedian Dick
Gregory, who has been Instrn
■renul In relief and registra
li» drive In the stale, and
ony ■ -iv with some of it t-xtiemc
Brown denies In Ebony that
he ha* joined the Black Mus
lima hut adds: “I'm all for them
because we need every possible
element going lor us. The more
ronimotion the better."
Biown currently has an annual
income that exceeds $50,000. He
lives comfortably. But in Ebony he
says: "The white man assume* that
when a Negro makes a lot of mon
ey he has no gripe* coming. But
if other Negroes aren't free, neither
after allowing for his personal ex
penses, commissions and income
Furthermore, the Nogas intimated
Johnny's complaints against them
smack of ingratitude. They claim
they brought him from obscurity
into the spotlight and tax bracket
which he now enjoys.
At the time Mathis wu con
tracted, Mrs. Noga points out.
"hr was unknown In the enter
tainment Industry and all hla
efforts and the efforts of his
past managers to promote hit
career or obtain adequate em
ployment for him had been un
successful. " the Nogas state In
"It was thus necessary that
defendant Helen Noga Invest
considerable funds and devote
all her time and efforts to pro
motion of his career without
any assurance that either her
money would he repaid or her
As a result of Mi's Noga's sacri
fices. she claims. ' plaintiff John
Mathis became a well-known and
highly-compensated entertainer "
bat he wanted to score In the
classroom, where It counted
moat, to he chose the Ivy Lea
i gur over the Big Ten despite
several flattering offers,
i F.txvny points out that while Me
i Chiskey is a solid B student in so- ;
i rial relations at Harvard, he has j
failed to fulfill his potential as a
football player "Potentially." head j
coach John Yovtcsin told Ebony.
“John is the greatest Harvard has
! ever had MeCluskey s debut was
auspicious as he ran 82 yards for a
opener, the fifth longest run in the
touchdow n in the Massachusetts i
school's history, but a pulled ham- j
string muscle sidelined him through I
most of tbc early season and he •
did not return to full speed until |
the final two games of the year.
Nesra-Colummsi. Drew Pear
i son. whose article, on Minis
i alppl hate tremendously spol
i lighted the situation In that
i Charles Evers. Mississippi NAA
■ CP field secretary and brother of
I the alain civil rights worker Med
gar Evers, will work with Dr
i Aaron Henry, of Clarksdale. Mis*.,
leader of the state s Freedom Dem
ocratic Party, and COPO. in being
j tha recipients and distributors of t
) tha turkeys and foot-stuffs the com- ,
1 mit tee hopes to receive.
GOSSIP of the MOVIE LOTS
BT CALLA BCRIVNER
FOND MEMORIES AFTER THE
PARADE IS OVER
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (ANPD
Although the glittering Santa Claus
parade with its glamorous and
handsome stars is over in Holly
wood, the Holiday atmosphere is
still evident along the brightly
lighted boulevard as Santa rides
by nightly in his toy-bedecked
Christmas sleigh accompanied by
the elite among Hollywood stars.
At press headquarters prior
to the parade, there was actor
Woody Strode, accompanied by
his charming, wife and his two
handsome children. Rochester
was not present at the time I
was there, bat rode In his beau
tiful new ear in the parade.
Sour-faced Raster Keaton, who
never ehanges his expression,
was the center of attention In a
erowd of admirers. He does not'
fake his soar look. It Is a part
Frederick D. O'Neal
Actors Equity Prexy
To Be Cited Saturday
NEW YORK-Frederick D. O'-
Neal. president of Actors Equity
Association, will be honored by the
American Jewish Congress for “dis
tinguished contributions to racial
integration in the American the
atre," at a dinner in the Waldorf-
Astna Hotel Saturday evening,
Mr. O'Neal will receive the
first David W. Fetegorsky Civic
Achievement Award to be pre
rented by the New York Metro
politan Council of the Ameri
can Jewish Congress. Others at
the dinner who will receive s
wards are R. Peter Straus, Pres
ident of WMCA; and Howard
M. Squadron, chairman of the
New York Metropolitan Coun
cil of the American Jewish
Stanley H. Lowell, a vice presi
dent of the A meriean Jewish -Con
ti *ui.il cl,ahii.*ii us me New
York Commission on Human
Rights, will make the presentations.
Rodman C. Rockefeller, co-chair
AtVI Frosh Gridder Is
National High School
Champ In Discus, Shot
GREENSBORO A freshman
football player at A&T College,
who broke into the starting lineup
In his first year in college, has
laid aside hla football gear and
donned hit track togs.
Elvin Bethea, a 6-3. 240-pound
tackle, who distinguished himself
as a defensive giant this fall on
the championship Aggie eleven, has
begun active training for the win
ter track season.
Bethea, a product of the
Trenton. N. J.. Central High
School, rame to AAT with a
raft of clippings, not only de
scribing his talents as a football
star, a sport In which he earned
All-New Jersey selection bat
notices about his performance
In the shot pat and dtsrnss. In
Bethea Is not All-New Jersey In
those fields but he holds the na
tional High School Championship
in both of the events. He w on these
titles In the 1964 California Golden
West High School Track Meet held
In Los Angeles last June.
He Is current high school record
holder for the State of New Jersey
in the shot put at 66 feet. 4 1-?
inches and in the discuss throw at
183 feet 6 1-2 inches.
He is preparing now to compete
in several major national indoor
inerts this winter
His football roaches at AAT
apeak of him only In superla
tive term*. and have already
listed him as having the po
tential of becoming an all-time
great lineman for the Aggies.
He got off to a biasing start
Bethea came at A&T at the Invi
tation of Mel Groomes. assistant
football coach, also a product of
Trenton Central, and Behtea feels
that their routes to star mi could
be parallels. Groomes was also an
3 Howard U.
WASHINGTON. DC— Three
Howard University players today
were named to the All-South Soc
cer Team. The selections wcie an
nounced by Bill Shellenbergen.
chairman of the AU-American
Committee, Soccer Coaches Associ
ation. and coach at Lynchburg
tVa.' College They were Carlton
Briggs, left fullback-lst tea-.'.. Nix
on Asomani. outside right-Jnc team;
and Leon Hunter, right fuKback
Briggs is a 6-foot 3, 196 pound
graduate of Presentation high
school Trinidad. W I. He lives at
343 Kenyon Street. Northwest Aso
mani. 4-toot 10, 140 pounds, was
graduated from Western High
School Accra. Ghana He reside# at
1533 T Street. Northwest.
Leon Hunter. 4-toos 10, 147
pounds. Is a graduate of Guuuias
High School in British Gu.sr.a. His
Washington address is «18-3rd St.
Northwest- AU three are Junior* in
the College at Liberal Arts, and
have one year of playing eligibility
Tiny television star Billy Barty
posed with the children and band
some Cesar Romero, showed why
he is a popular star with the press,
lights were flashing and cameras
clicking everywhere and everyone
was having a grand time.
At 'even o’clock, we hurried
throurn overcrowded streets to
press- headquarters and refresh
men’ ! at the Roosevelt Hotel. It
was the biggest turnout I can re
call It seems that this dazzling e
vent gets bigger and better every
year Genial Dick Van Dyke rode
as Grand Marshal. Particularly
memorable were the beautiful new
tree decorations, the top equestrians
and their high-stepping horses with
Silver trappings, the youth organi
zation bands and drill teams with
handsome brown boys and girls in
their groups, “Pinky, the funny
roller skating donkey, the ludirous,
painted clown? with their gay cos
tumes; the unique ttnicycle team
from Concord, the marching “toys,"
man of the Interracial Council lor
Business Opportunity, a group
sponsored jointly by the American
Jewish Congress and the Urban
League of New York, is chairman
of the Awards dinner.
The award to O'Neal, the first
of Actors Equity Association,
Negro to hold the presidency
will cite his leadership in the
struggle against racial segre
gation in the performing arts.
He was a founder in New York
of the American Negro Theatre
Mr. O'Neal, 59, has appeared in
numerous stage, motion picture and
television production's. His stage
appearances include “Take a Giant
Step," "The Winner;" "House of
Flowers;" “The Man With the
Golden Arm;" and "Anna Lucasta.”
He holds the Clarence Derwant A
ward for the best performance in a
min-fi‘*turc<i rule, ar.d recently re
ceived the Ira Aldridge Award in
■ ecognition of his numerous cone
tributions to the theatre.
All-State football player at the
high school, was state record hold
er in the high jump and his record
leap in the broad jump still stands.
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the many, many famous stars of
the gorgeous floats, and, of course,
motion pictures and TV.
A little bc*wn girls, ibnUag
directly across from the Roose
velt press headquarters luslatrd
on screaming, leaping up and
down and clapping her bands
every time a new entry pa seed.
She waa only about three years
old and truly a livin’ dell!
T’-e parade bad three sponsoring
organizations the Hollywood
Chamber of Commerce with Claire
T. Grimes as manager, the Holly
wood Merchanters and the Holly
wood Property Owners. Samuel A.
Mannis was Parade Director.
Presented At Ligon
The Music Department of the J.
W. Ligon Junior - Senior High
School, under the direction of Mrs.
E. Maye Morgan Kelly presented
the eleventh annual Messiah in the
school's auditorium Wednesday
morning at 10 o'clock.
The Messiah is an Oratorio by
George Handel that Involves the
Birth and Prophecies of Christ. It
has become a traditional part of
the Ligon School assembly program
and is always scheduled just be
fore the holiday vacation.
Assisting Mrs. Kelly were Ar
nold Penland, supervisor of music
in the Raleigh Public Schools, Mrs.
Nancy Clark, string teacher. Max
Smith, guest organ soloist, from the
Southeastern Seminary in Wake
Forest and Clinton Wilson, student
teacher in music from North Caro
RALEIGH. N. C.
All New Terrfyin*
Battle Os Monsters
A&T Whips Hampton*
73-60 In Cage Opener:
GREENSBORO—The ART Col
lege Aggies last week picked up
their first conference win of the
season by crushing Hampton In
situte, 73-60, in a basketball open
er, played here at the Charles
Behind by five points at inter
mission, the Aggies chopped away
at the lead early in the second
period an won the ball game going
The victory came only after
ART had feand away to slew
Hampton’s "bet shat," Norman
keu with 17 paints la the first
period, bat a change in Aggie
strategy held him to 9- points in
the final status. His 36-total far
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the evening was Ugh for both'
Falling behind by ss much >.ps>
eight points at the start of the.ftec
on halt the Aggies finally caught
afire. They knotted the count at
48—all at 13:07 and in six minjUtea
of play scored 11 points while
holding Hampton to a single free
High man for the Aggies was lin
ing Mulcare, with 16, but thj&e
others scored in double figures,
induing: James Webber, 15;. Rob
ert Saunders, 14, and AntUppj
Skinner, 12. . ■ <>
The victory gave the Aggies a 4-0
CIAA mark and a 3-1, overall, Tht
loss left Hampton with a 1-3'a'vpr
age. , : ut-