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PUBUSMEO WBEKLY BY THE
OAROUNA TIMES PUBUSHINC CO.
1IT E. PEABODY St. DURHAM. N.
PHONES N.Tlll T J-7S71
Batered u tecond elMs mater at the Post Ofiee at Durham, N,
tiader th« Act of March Srd, 1879.
L. E. AUSTIN, PUBLISHEK
WILLIAM A. TUCK, M*ii«giii( Editor
HERBERT R. TILLERY, B«*I>m* Maa»c«r
420 1-2 EAST SEOOiND STREET
SUBSCRIPTION RATES: $a.OO—Year, fl.
The Platform of . .
THE CAROLINA TIMES
^aa. salaries tor N^ro Teachers.
Equal ^ucational opportnnitiea.
Hirker wi^res for dooiestie servants.
Full participation of Negroes in all branches »f the
Abolishment of the doablfr4tandard ware scale
Greater participation of Nefroes in poUtieal affairs.
Better housinsr for Negroes.
Negro representation in city, cAiintjr, state and na
Livingstone College, located at Salisbury, North Carolina, ,we are going to get great result*!
!i now in the midst of its annual drive to raise f^nds for its Democracy is fighting for its lif«l
maintenance, and to complete a boys dormitopr which will add and if we lose here we are lost !
eonsiderably to its present facilities. I eompletely. These were L,ome old
Livingstone College is the last educational outpost in North line Republicans who played poli
Carolina where the voice of the Negro teacher is free, un- tics during the campaign and
trammelled and not hog-tied by prescribed limitations of the some are paying the same old
oppressor group. It represents the last stand of the Negro in game now; but Wendell Willkie
this state to educate himself free fr(»n all the strings that go ig showing the way not only for
with accepting his education from the overlords of the white the Republicans but for the entire
world. The college is a ship of haven on a stormy sea that has country. More strength to Willkie
•ngulfed all other educational barks that set sail soon after the election Willkie.
•mancipation proclamation. I What In intended to say in this
At the head of Lmngstone Cojlege today is W. J. Trent, l^^^ide is simply thU: If Willkie
who like ms predecessors, has refused steadfastly to bow to
latsr, aad those who wilfully
riolate the law are made to ptty
heavily,” he said.
Nine elaimaate regiatering at
the Winston Balem employment
Vice for besefits (o which they
were not entitled were found
guilty, fined $20 and coeti and
ALTHOUGH WILLKIE was ordered to refund amounts wiwig
inclined^ **sulk in his tents” fully received. Those not comply-
after the election, he is on the r were sentenced to jail for
verge of sti^ing a brilliant cvorue iperiodfl of 30 days each by Judge
back. The post election Willkie Bailey Liipfort. The defendanta
seems much more impoaing than were Wester Ea«ter, Ludie Hill,
the pre election Willkie. Very Agnes Davis, William R. Chavias,
often fine baseball players go Walter W. Cox, Nathaniel Douglas
up to the big leagues; and are Carriner B. Evans, Ida S. Camp-
returned to the minors for fur- bell, and Phillip A. Barr,
ther seasoning. This often happ- In Wilmington Recorder’b
ens to men aleo. Further season Court, Judge Lennon recently
ing is what,most of our amtbitiou^ fined Mack D. Scott $5 and costs
youths need and most have ere for registering for full time
they are ready to shoulder the benefits at the employment office
graver responsibilities of life in and drawing benefits while refua-
these critical times. Willkie’s ing to accept full time work which
disposition to pull with Roosevelt wag available for him. Judge
is winning friends for him by Lennon warned him and others
the millions This is no time to that if they obtain benefits y
sulk and nurse grievances, as fraudulent means, he would deal
serious as these nuiy be. This with them severly.
the first to win the war of Bri- Four claimants were convicted
tain; and its is going to take the in High Point City Court for fail
best that Americans and Britons ure to report proper earnings,
can do to accomplsh this highly Alvin Spence, Wake Hinkle ind
important tisks. Willkie is show- Judson rF. Knox, were sentenced
ing the hard losing Republicans to jail for 30 days each, suspend-
what ^man is like in an emerg ed on condition that they pay the
ency and he is *lso teaching the costs, repay the amount of over
world a lesson in bigness, a Iteson payment be of good behavior for
the world and the humans thereof a period of two year.®!. James
are slow to learn. I Allen was taxed one half the cMts
Roosevelt broke a precedent and put on probation for two
that was aa old as the nation it years.
self and won a third terra v ) Four claimants fouri(l guilty of
President of the United States, failing to report proper earnings
He made history for himself and i„ the City Police Court of Ashe-
for the people. If he had not been ville recently were Berlin W.
, great, he never would have gone Lance, sentenced to 60 days on
Jup against what at times appear (he roads; Edward O. Warren,
.ed and in&uperable tradition; and^order to repay the money illegally
if the people had not been grea.t drairn and given a 00 day sus-
jthey never would have sanctioned pendod sentence; Walter Christo-
|him in ig most laudable attempt phef, sentence to 30 days on the
1(0 help save denaocracy for thejroad*; and Woody Young, given a
world. This is a great country, I30 day jail sentence.
'for it takes a great country toj la Alamance General County
I break a great precedent in order [ Court fines, of $25 and coets were
to mee^ a grsat emergency! When imposed on Stancel Graves and
a great country backs up a gfe«t ^Jerrene M. Dickens for failing to
president to save a great situation |report earning correctly.
THE VOICE OF HISTORY
OF THE PEOPLE,
FOR THE PEOPLE,
AND By THE PEOPLE
SHALL NOT PERISH
Jo« Kennedy is ready for th«
United States to do anything to
help Britain provided it doesn’t
make Hitler mad.
It is a great pity that the
best «nd wisest legislators in
any State are unable to get
elected to the Legislature.
The Japanese idea of a “sym
pathetic understanding" of the
Far Eastern problems is acqui'
escing in Japanese aggression.
• • •
There was a time when re
porters depended upon their
legs to get the news. Now, too
many of them use their imagi
After all the experts have ex
plained to us just exactly how
' Hitler may attack Great Brit-
'ain, he'll up and disappoint us
by something new and differ
ent. If there is anything that
has been missed.
Colonel Robinson Hits Oppc^ition To
First Negro Air Squadron
B OoL John 0. Robinson paid very little attention’ to
Tot Associated Negro Press aviation and it was hard to get
CHICAGO ^ After many of'®"^ interested,
newspapers and individual leaders! that the government
Ifought for several year* to have possMe for Negroes
Q Negro units in the armed forces
the war department has at last
granted establishment of an all
to make money iti aviation s giv Q,
ing Negroes free flying instrue
tions, and has announced the
RFC made $1099,298,848 com
mitments for defense.
Thai raises flag in Cambodia;
French are making peace over
Revolta routs Cooper, 7 and 6
in San Francisco golf final.
Prisoners in Reich put at 3,-
Bundles for Britain collected
$1,000,000 in four months.
Senator Glass says he believes
we should declare war now.
Army signs $36,497,620 air
plane engine contract with
Willkie sees Republican par
ty’s ruin if it takes isolation
Roosevelt uses old family Bi
ble in taking oath. —
Dr. Mclntire says President's
health is “best in many years."
j I Tax blanks sent to 15,000,000
persons and 3,500,000 cQmpan*
Knudsen asks industry to tell
how it can help defense.
I “All-out" cooperation in de
fense is pledged by C. L 0. lead
I Aeronautic group warns the
country on shortage of air
Q gth '-^5 Wddy ^osed for ^*rvy *
tran^wrtipa that ^oo^rifh has
BY JOHN OaADDOCK
BUSINESS—It seems a» thi-ough »PPli^ td kiting the i
Negro air squadron-only to f
'that a small group of Negroes is, .squadron, we find a small group w.un wn*cn
for selfish motives and personal ^^^o for the personal gam and “f” tripled tire milage
Tiiihli/. Riir. selfish motives are trying to mis than a mere figure of speech. For
LET’S HAVE A BETTER v
CHARLOTTE, N. C. —
gain, trying to gain ^ , , . , . ,
port in an attempt to block this misadvise our public on
jforward step. ' confronts our
I I sincerely believe
tion of this ssuadron
“cash rubber and cord constrtic-
tion with which it doubled «nd
soma 25 years
ago. The result is a cord conveyor
belt with greater load cairyin^
ability and impact resistance, less
internal wear and abrasion, no
Nellie Tayloe Roes, director of
S. mint, reports that n
! young men and women who are the mints—located in Phil-
intei’ested in avaiation as a life’s adelpia, Denver and San Francisco x_ . . _. . • . . .
IS real ad , 1,0,4 oa u , _ . j . streaeh nd high non deterioration.
City Council may have rj-'^ancement, means recognitionof '• . most of the year to keep u ^
vr vr • XT n 1- * J • • i* big enough to loee a presidential my race in military aviation, and' Negroes as a group will make the demand for new coin*.
BmI . No Negro in North Caro^a today is more self-swri- gjeotion and then come back and ^ important step toward the a major aeroneutieal blunder if fact they set a now all time re-
determine that THEY shall not pass than this his pro I It "lay be that its members have 1 recognition we will have to they don’t measure the real tacts cord both in nZers and vad^e speeding manufacture of
gram, he is big enough to be enterprise as .'merit before we will be accepted in this situation as it effects our of 'iiard money.” The new re- weapons. Mass produe-
president. This writer even dares deterrent among the Negro backbone of the aviation young men before organizing 1 4.7ft »»>> t*®** hinges dn bringing materials
truly great leader of his people.
Like all really great men W. J. Trent is so. busy trying
to do his job for posterity's sake he has done little for his own
take. His voice is seldom heard among th^ so-called powerful
Application of this new belt to “
key indnstrier. not making full use ;
of it now is exiPected to do much .■
jt'i —— nrtrwiiatir.*! I — ~ Organizing cord is 1,478,§82 coins—compared , . , »
to hope taht Mr. Willkie will do ‘ ,, , ,, - ' industry—airplane' manufacturing against the establishment of an the previous hich mark of processing and assembly points
be that they are atraid schedule transportation. all Negro ai runit. There are many 733 742 a
t morale may be upseti contention that natjoii aehfisua n Y:kg le 1919. Inci
Tt u 1 this squadron will fare far better technical angles and there is the tjj count shows that onlv
It may be that they themselves .[ an^le of fnnro Jr. ° ® .I, ^ mat only KEYNOTE!
^ employes and hand-picked Negroes who are periodically called to .
talk much Mid do nothing about the evils that beset Negroes in P°^^tieal come ba«k
Northt Carolina. He 4>cs not speak their language andi is
^ powona non giatis.
flCiDloves and hand-niakAd NAirrrtM nrVin *r» Tv>rtrw1i*allir /•alfa/1 *-r\ him in his endeavor to stage n lu.. I It is also my contention that n«tj,ou aehfisua n Y:kg le 1919. incidenUlly, the breakdown ® tnat joo
J -11 fpphnt/*nl to . , -. . u6Bl. ^
can break the
third term tradi I
such an experianent.
.V,— . than it would were it to be train ®ngle of fuure employment in jj^if dollars, auarters dimes
«i-.t R«Mpl, « 1«U .i„ .Mutical mrk attcr a. yomis
The drive now going on to raise funds for Livingstone Col- Willkie break one day by doing in^^ and southerp the service. _no «wagon wheels" at all. May strictest eoon^y on their
bee, supported by the A. M. E, Zion church, ought to strike flO“«^Wng that no other defeated P ^ attitudes and prejudices would be Military avaition is one of the be they’ve quit making the good Jf^®l»tures m the interests
a responsive chord in the hearts of all Negroes, whether they presidential candidate has ever, ^ • ' .dominant. highest branches of the armed old iron men; anway, they didn’t ^ ,
are members of the A. M, E. Zion church or not. Everv self- that is secure a reno«ninationl,^,. ^ ^ These views are based on my foi'«eg of America. Civil avaitioiv grind out any in 1940. what should be the keynote for
Zion church or not. Every self- *" „hv it tn bp dpnd
rB»p«ting Negro ought to feel it a “great opportunity to help and election. . ! 7 movement
in this great cause. ( For the last 12 years I have ^ t is movement
From Livingstone College has come most of the leader- been voting a democratiic ticket
■hip of the political effort of the Negro in North Carolina. It "was ineidental and the candidate
actual experience in civil and of the highest branches of yvjiy—Qf course, what
The excuse so far given
there are no funds available
all the keynote for all legislatures
that “i^‘tary &vaition, flying and avia ot the mechanical industry, and increase in the above 1941,’ Mrs. MeviUe
tion mechanios and automobile ojie the most important to mentioned cash jingling in jeans, ^"‘^^''®®tone^ president of the
mechanics. My experience as a war civilization. If our young men ^nd the crescendo
p” own Professor W. H. Hannum, Wcked by its was fundamental. I have /^’^e“''^uncU°^couM ^ifv find extremely ad who would like to make a real cash'tills, stemmi"ng "from tlirdT-
who threw into the federal courts one or more r^ris- more for Roosevelt than for the' . onnHitirvno iiananca n.f iimifofi nnr contribution to this industry are j-:..* . ■. a •_
^r« who refus^ to register qualified Negoea in this state, democratic party. Willkie is prov f
The thing could not have happened in another school or 0)1- ing that he is the next beat man J ® employment of a
^e m North Carolina without causing a change in its presi- in the country and as such ^ policemen if it
^ Hannum a place on the faculty. deserv'es to take up where Roose.
in North Carolina, more than in any other stete velt leaves off. In
spite of the
Seldom does it encounter diflfi-
“/'T « •">' Be'i;iblTc.« "pi'rtr; Wmki."look; “'*y ‘■•nd. on^. " ^refficiral'in’aviltrou
.top d to re«lue the touKe from wUch their blestiiv. good in to present role, that of could any other group.
I Served as instructor for the
stone aippaulded their stand, and
otnr»hfl«J!Pd the need for wider
lin« Timoa v,^ *u * XT helper to his country and Presidi^ ad^’isable
^1 rally « never before ^Tthe^cauSTihl wISgl‘‘Ld^how
^ .n^id leader thtt there U rtill wprecUtion for one whose Z toThouL four *'■' "T."-' org.„i,,ed ,„d »t.bliahed th.
, . „ ..years hence million, of P”"”" »' J finit end only airport e«r to be
IfeTIC mates that American shipments of President Roosev^t's ardent sup ® some sor , operated in Chieago by Negroes,
PZld ueillllg «otton and rubber serap to Vkdi-lporter. wUl put him there ^““*5 1 dirlctly resp^sihle for the
Koa From U.S.
of the noteworthy devriop
ia intematioMl trade sinee
Ruwean war began has been
^ dnup inerewe in eotton
ik* Uaitad Stataa.
bcM nmerwiiiil in trade
Atit this eeMoo, or
oottou and rubber serap to Vladi-^ porters wUl put him there,
voatok are quite huge and thatj
into Qermaay '“X'tt'JeiFraudulent Claims
Russian raihray aeroes Siberia. IT i a
T^ere has been a measure of fOf UnemplOVment
gratifieation m the South over W"
[the renewed eotton busineas with
|Busaia,>for sinee exports have
[fallen ao low, «ay »new outlet,
fcowever small, i# . appreciated.
National Consrumers Tax Com-
*the^d*^ mission, believes. Both of these
conditions because of limited aer contribution to this industry are its upsurging of in executm^overnors. Julius
ial equipment. They came after handicapped by confusion and dustraial activity all over the ™ "•
I went 6,000 miles to a foreign misleading advice from people of country, with ooasequont upturns , V Mmnesota-strongly ad-
land to defend with my life the our group who are seekinj^ selfish > vocated that no new levias be
last black empire, Ethiopia, and then we will be doomed as particularly, though, Mrs. Ross
prove to the world that the Negro « ^hole m aeronautical work like attributes 'the demand to
s we are m so many other avenues creased volume of retail business, ... »
I of .endeavor. / • adoption of such program*i by
out that state taxes in-
It even took a trip to New' “‘®'loTTE^R wppp ceased 1200 per cent from 1913
V 1 11 c •* I. J. Curtiss Wright Aeronautical uni i"'-'* WERE jno. of slot innj>Viin« ^ xximi
^ \ork all of Its members save two ' POPULAR IN GEORGE Tlf„t , in! J f
the Mayor included, ostens-ibly *i,„’ WASHINGTON’S DAY I i ° Jitneys reversed now in vieiw
PAY ,„to juke boxes seems to
A «,«nt editorial in the Lo, s'^ ’”"''
Angeles Ne^, r.r.rrin, .o . pr. PBOOUfTION LINES - De.pite XrTt:!.'
Benefits 'Are Fined
the funds of the tax
thie jaunt as it would require to
payers on . ^ ^ ^ itrxoxxLHjj w ^ —*
require to ^^tahlishment and recognition of^posed Massachusetts lottery to emphasis placed on speeding
hire a couple of N^ policemen ® ^"''“'n raise money for old age pensions.th-i nation's production li-i#.s.. few p„tty much
A JTiAnt nnnrrkvpj aAnrkni in A'TYlpriAJi. j ^ ^
for a year.
centered in indua.
Philadeipma. — Bernard
ment approved school in America, brings out some infceresing points realize that producetion lines are trial areas where th h ilk of ie-
personally trained or was directly in regard to the history of lotter- in many ‘nstances conveyor belts, fomm /in'if ^
re,pon,ibl, tor the training c£ al ie, in Ammca. Yet the conveyor b,lt nL wnk. Jriherl' .t^nLlw Tb.;
mo^ every Negro pilot or aviator I „„ the r.ilro^l and the nK,to, L ,U«"ti»n " b^f^nt^ .o ll
,m Chicago prior bo 1936, the game states the newspaper arti-jtruek as a means of (transporting vel out as the stepped up flow of
•ia. Bimltu eotton
itit wajr‘ «to Oerauay.
Degman, 26, spent thre^ lottery proposal raw materials and ig essential to „one7 sp»ea7a.~'Ac7o^drng‘to' tbi
RALEIOH ~ Twenty claimants months in gaining weight so he ‘ bobbing:p„up, though the top-gpeed production of all the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic
‘“fAi'E"u..i;T.;„t"b.‘ri;;.~d to '» >»»•«•* »"1» «■« tJn™pl„,. ~UW joi„ the army, bat today J™ ”V ,alea oi^ general n.er-
iM by Hafk* Oermany.
T«MliaR *mat ic haiir
Jaliiiiir "Pieue. sir, it's hard
have when his big chance finally ar- . ^^gr*) owned inon prom; ^.gns have been rearer in the be-,tiona^ defense output in h^h chandise in small towns and rural
rived he failed to hear the college m Chicago which opera ijpf that a lottery i« okeh if it’s gear. Actually, belts ranging from areas—where steel autos and armg
alarm clock. Police sped to the John C. Robinson Na hingo or a turkey raffle in the several miles to a few feet in len- mannfn.ptni-p nn fAntnr
securinir benefit* to whieh thnv E>ei^®n’s home when he didn’t Air College and School of:church parlor but immoral when! ;; ;
were not entitled by fines, road last. The volume was about one
eaahing in” on reaele ofim-i“^”^ Compensation Law
come to grief in city courts of
the State recently for fraud in _ _ _
nv i-aiaort 1*1 December
given government sanction and loiiery-raised lunds. George , . —Itimp was nhnnt on*
J , J , . They found him asleep. “It I These and many other personal'run on a large scale. Americans Washington himself helped to . .V , u
^tMM \ won’t happen again,” promised saerifices I made for the teronau did not feel so in their early organize the Mounisin road lott-
f ?• Degman. “At least not for a,tieal advancement fif our group to'days. Some of the colonies them, ‘’’'y 1768.” ^^e previous ye
P^vcll, of the r.|x,rt. y^r." try.tohelp gain the proper rc;,rfvc. were ..tiled partly by
fiiH. ilWatlv Kii( nnt ..***”*^51 .> ^ ^ [cognitlon for onr people in the money raised in Engtieh lotteries.
* ^ »*egaiiy, out not many or | .^uainess unlike weeds, doesn’t aeronautical world. And during Yale, Harvaid and other colleees
to *!““ ‘'»n rai,ed money tor buildings by lot-established for the
previous year, and abont a
third larger—33 per cent—than
The editorial also mentions for December of good old 1929.
that proposals have been made Taking 1940 as a whole, volume of
a huge national lottery - be sales of general merchandise in
acknowledge that these gains were
about-that job you ad-Chairman Pa«ell said ‘‘Praudsleverrsuc^M renwirv and hnoVnr^,r„ 3 the - purpose of these areaa was aW fiv3 per
L- lare usuallv discovered soone. I?.* ^ women who^teries m the.r early days, _and raising part of the -national de-.cent ahead of 1939. and seL
lare usually discovered sooner or brains a»d a never-die spirit. Iwere WctuaUy interested in flying'many a road or bridge was’ built'fense funds.
national de-^cent ahead of 1939, and seven
Iper ce^t greateir than ia 1029.