North Carolina Newspapers

Volume XXn—Number Three
North Carolina Saturday, January 18th., '1941
Prosecution Witness In StruSwick * *
Case Fails to Appear at Trial
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Man’s Three Life Senteaces Are Puzzle
“Harlem’s Going To Miss Rte”, He &ys
NEW YORK — Roger Quilltry
was 8 very puezled younff man
when he waa leaving --Qraod
Seasions Count accotnpenied by
two deputy sheriffs. He just eo\ild
not seem to understand bow be
wu going to serve the three pos
sible life terms that had been im
posed on him by ^udge Jacob G.
Sohnrman, Jr. Two of the »enten-
eas, for first degree robbery with
the use of dangerous weapon, «
long knife were for term^ of
Woman Tiiougiit
To Be 115 Died
Near Raleigh
They Carry On Palmer Memorial Institute In Sedalia,N.C. Three Children, Ages
1 to 5, Burned To
Death In House
RALEIGH — Mrs. Elra Jones,
who believed she waa 115 yeat«
old died at her home in Holly
^ ^ .1. .Pprings township Wednesday
thirty yeasjr to Uf»^ and *«otb«r,
for fape, from twenty ^ %J|j|l*Jl(>.1nfomation
'iff. * ^ indicated ah« wM'bom joto al«-
“Why did the judge give me very in 1825; Mrs. Jones was
life three times f” hA demanded nuunried twice btit^-At th«'^tim’e of
of the deputies. I haven’t got'ynih her
thr^e hye . > I , ^ ,
'only Uving son, John Rogers, who
“He told you those sentences73/ .
to 'be served leoncmrontl^'*' '.ex-^ ’ , . . .
plained one pf the-dfepttticB. ... . Surviving 'besides him are
“What’s that • meanf’ a.jked, «eVen gr^dohildren and ^enty-
Guillojy.. 1 1 gi^^ratidoliild^n. 'She
‘'You.can 'serve all thrw’sen-^ buried last Saturd^ at; 2
tenicBS at (me time but of cotirse, o^clock at the Sweet Springs
the least you Will ■ serve' Will- be «iuroh.
about thirty years.’’
‘^My; !my V eiclaihed' Qullory,!|
“Harkrm.^ going, to miss n^e «
long time.* 1 ; ^ : (1 ^ f
Guillory had a polioa .,1‘fteord
nunning ba^k fourteen yetrt and
■hdwiog' abyen arrests. • ■ He had
ple1ad6d g^iiity to two robberies
hit knife and stolen her $3^0 wrist
Vatah, and he 1 bad, ^olen ^1-OB
from the second a few days later
and attacked her.
This woman outwitted him,
however. She suggested they tewn
and the third charge. Two woman up as a hold ui> pair, she to decoy
in "Harlem were separate " oofa- men victims to him. But the first
plainanta against him. He ha4 “victim” she brought to Ouilloi^
threatened one on the street witn soon after was Detective Hebley.
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Schools Share In Historical Meet
RALfSBt'RY, (CP) Threr
children, ages five, two and one,
bnmed to death is a famihoase
near Bear Popalar Saturday
night. Dr. W. L. Tatam, Rowan
county coroner, said Sunday.
N. Y. U. Objects Playing
Famed Basketball
Star In South
NEW YORK — Reporta fom- truth of veracity of the students
ing from New York Universitv are claim'to the statement made by
The victims were Mary, Ernest to the effect that student in that Tanner on December 20, to the
and Kate. Jeanette Liles, eiiildren institution are np in arms against effect that,
of AbrAam and Mrs. Alberta the administration of thal famooa „po,^ n was the color
UJqs who live on the Mitchell edactional inatitution ov*r the keeping Coward of
Correll fam> ibarfing of Jim ?C!omcu Nin
Tim the team. We get objections fUmi
After snpper Mn. IMm pat thr ^^^7*to be^yed i> Chapel ^
•she and her husband went
visit a home a Aort distance
•d in. They have a perfect n^t
Educators who make up tho ad- lug. p, Charies Andrew Grant, and head of department of Ro-
ministrative committee at Cha’;- Dickerson college B. S. 9th year, mancc languages, 4 Walter Hamil-
lotte Hawkins Brown’s school in head of department of sciencc and
Sedalia, N. C. are: 1, Dr. John mathematics and athletic coach.
Bric«, Khoxville college, B. A-, D’. 3, Misw Cecie Roberta Jenkins,
D. 20th year; director of religious Howard university B. A., M. A.
actiyities and landscape garden-.'4tih year, administrative assistant
At the recent meeting of the Howard univereity who read
Ameriean Hiatorioal Awociation paper qfi sMne new light on the
held at the Hotel Pennsylvania in Colonization movement and Dr.
New York City, fw the first time !oraee Mann Bond* preaident of the mother of
children to sleep in dlie bed and the
to asr*inst the jtipalations, and we hare
sity of North Carolina on Jantiary ^ ^
away. An al«™ was soon sounded traditional custom -rtipnlations.I dnn’t thi^
and the house burned quickly to I obiects to playing
,h,„g '7 Co..rd .„d not th. CnivJiitJTf 2* «
The attitude of the North promise. It is onr pnvil^ to taka
iCaroKna institution has been de- edored players o«f the team.”
finitely exjOTsstd in a statement In an interview with Badger
issued bv Coach Lang who stated early in December, Badger said
that he had no objection to lOay- that Coward was disqualified by
ing his team against Coward. On the scholarship committee (Tan-
the contrary. Chaiieelor ChaSe, ner) and said, “If a white girl
who is a former presideat of the doesn’t want to sit n«rt to a eolo-
Fniversity of North Carolina says red boy or girl at a table it 3 h«r
that he does not believe the time privilege 40 move *way.” He qaes-
has arrived when southern schools tioned one of the girls to the ef-
they went to sleep.
War Dept Urges
Emplopent Of
Negro Subalterns
and head of department of Eng
lish. No. 5, Emory Riley, Hampton
institute 3rd year, superintendent
AYASHINQTON ^ ean be asked to play against * that “Would you marry a
D.par.«»t „„p^. colored bo,t-
At NYA the Council for student
has been denied a table
petitions protesting
of the administration
structions to
Generals of the nine Corps Areas
ce .angua^«, - authorizing them to employ Negro equality ha:
Lnghsh, Howard University R 150 colored to ;ircul.te
Civilian ConservatiMi Corps camps the action
it was announced
office of James
today at the an interview- with Coach Lang.
J. McEntee, brought the following statement:
Director of the COC- j
“Negro reserve crfficerB who are
DURHAM — New evidence Strudwick. was taxed with costs
brought to light' this week in the of court and the case was cloned,
case of William Strudwick, ' »■ u ^
popular, Durhimit.,, and Faj.lte-; •g-i-st
ville 'school teacher, discloses the Strudwick by the mother of
fact that the young girl in the the child created state wide in-
caie was not actually criminally terest when published last week
assaulted by Mr. Strudwick. prominence of the ac-
In a later interview Saturday ®“sed in social and educational
with the Editor of this newspaper, circles throughout the atate. Mr.
tribe, great cattle ownen has ar~
child st^d Strudwick is a native of Durham range to
The PoUowinx Statement Is
Issued by the Miembmliip
Meeting Of The Gonndl For
Student Equality at Washing
ton Siiaare Main on 3aamterf
7th, 1941. 4-6 P. M.
“NYU game is a high spot on' The present policy of the Board
our schedule. We have a lot of of Athletic Control with which
resoect for your team.” * Chancellor Chase agrees and »np-
in inactive status and rfficer» o want to plav against pOfts has^resulted in the diseri-
,the active reserve who fail to (Coward), against NYU at its mination and Jim Crow of Leon-
jquaify for military doty, may be no objee- ard Bates as in the NYU-Mo. game
jconsidered for vaeaoeies in the j j jnd, 1940.
jofly^per personnel rf CCC camps, make . a statement for the The policy as statcNl by the
the War D^artment announce* g^jjool.'The team will not have any C-hancellor is “that the time has
jment stated. “Negro educational ojj^tions. You may quote me ’S not yet arrived whea sfmthera
jadvisers who have been on duty tjjjt j have no. objections.” schools can be asked, to pls^
jwith the CCC and eolored en- symmthy with the against Nagroe& on . Son them
rollees who have demonstrated We would r*lav according to campuses.’’ This clearly meaaa
jtheir HtneiB will also be eligible policies and traditions of the that Jim Crow of Negro players
;for appointment as snbalterns. school which we are playing. The on the NYU team, or the exeiaskn
' “At present there are two CCC traditions i? verv strong in the of Negroes students from the
icompanies, one in the S.?eond sooth, th
Corps Area and one in the Third The" no bsue as far as we are ^rtune.
'Corps Area, officered and com- eoncerned.
NAIROBI, Kenya, — The Masai manded nitirely by etdored per
Kenya Cattle
To Feed Britain
it is dimiiiishing. teams antfl it is apropos or Ojp-
And aecoding to th|s
It would have to be p^icy it will be opportune
the school. I have no no southern games are on
There i» a single subal- sothor^ty. ’ schedule,
tern serving in the Fifth Corps Since Jan. 2nd. the COUNCIL Prof. Badger, head of the BAC>
sell 1,600 head of cattle and one in the Eighth Corps STUDEKf EQUAUTY have proposes tke following as a s«|»-
ill, th. lift, five yem «f th« the Port V.11.F 8t»te oollw wbo .pMiiS«.lly ^ uITa^' o*f' I8°"D^rf^ B(^Lr dumtion of tlu to, rt^t »« f™" !>' ‘'iiool .i£iiii»tr.lion schools OM Teu in wl
In th. .mtament and | Pri_ 150 »np.^ of th. ™n>n~. ■* !»' l' "> S« «>' .«stom«, th, fdlo-i., J.« i.
soeiation a teSiioa vai devoted to diaoussed a paper by‘Dr. Yernon not raped.
the History of the Negro in the Wharton on the race issue in the hysteria following the finding of
United Statei. 'Sie overthrow of Reconatrnetion the child, statementa were made memlwr of St. Jose^ ^urch and ,
Pictures *ote are th* Negro in Miaeiuippi. , iby principals in the affair, which amember of the Satterfield Da\^
participants in thia historie oeOta* I when viewed later calmly and dis dramatic club of St. Joeeph AME ^jhon^
sios: L to r., ■ lir. W. B. flu Do- Others not piekired who parti- passionately, were found to have Church. He is ®«o « member of
Bois, of A/tlanta Universi^, who oipated in the sfssion were Dr. been exaggerated. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.^
prssidsd; Dr. Ohrles H. Weik^, A, M. Aroett, of the Woman’s jfr. Strudwick was given a hear It has been a source of grati- .. , ...
of Howard tinive«*iiy; who read College o^ the University of North ing in Recorders court Tuesday f facation to friends of the accused
a paper bn the Negto i« th* bf- Carolina, and Dr. A, Ray N»w- this week, at the trial none of the throughout the state that the case AiHii^ a head
'♦" soiae, of Ike University of North | prosecuting witnessea appeared _against him has been settled satis |on cattle •old'* a
Al'earolina *t
col(H«d. ScMDe 70
have one or more
ganisatioa of ths ^olitioa mor*>
msotj Dr. Ba^ffevt L«^a»
Oiapel HiU.
'against |he accused and Mr. Ifactorily to all parties eoncerned. Ito war funds.
other camps table in~..(he cafeteria for the pur- This is no solBtion sb4
eolored enroll- P”®® petitions signed to aeeapt it. It ntdates erwry
a have CowaM placed on the team, homan deeeney and is
they consider cattle After being refused, aneqoest to to the ftetdaaental
are currency and that cash is of A eolored •doea^Mtal adviser have the table was signi^d by 110 racial toIattM* for
Httle value, the Morok branch of “ at eae* of the 150 CCC studenU in the spaee of 1-2 hoar, ia kncnnu
camps. Mr. MeEntee said. Ia ad- With a further roaaround, a ^ooi* .Aa mt il^
dition to these edoeationsl ad- mittee of some 20 students visited tihdlk of
viaers, eolored doctors and chap- Deaa MeConn ia Washx^o& adi wt'-mBge
a eonfaibntioB ]ains ha^ been assigned to CCC Sqpiare College on Janoary
already started
doty dnring the past five year*. U:30, who waa qaihUia( atxMl ^

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