MCUBATORBUr PMENT^ ★ ★ Four Negroes Names To Appear In Hall Of Fame Election Her Big Moment Ended Periodical Duke TjniT Library CONFESSED KIDNAPPER — Evelyn Jane Jordan, 18-year-old chambermaid, is shown leaving Bronx Magistrate’s Court, Tuesday luoming surrounded by detective after judge committed her to Belle vue Hospital for obseri'ation. Her common-law husband was held as accessory in kidnapping of premature Infant, Chaneta Holdon, incubator dauehter of the Clifford Holdens. ^ Seek $100,000 Damages In Kidnapping Case (Calvin’s News Service) NEW YORK Mr. and Mrs. (^lil'ford ?Iold- en, Avho w(>nt through a trying ordeal during the 24 day dis appearance of their first-born. Chaneta, liaviiig filed a syoo,- 000 suit against thji! eity of New York for “gross and wanton ju'gl'igentj^” of l^ncoln Hos pital, a city institution. Their attorney, Joseph F. (Jreshmann, announced that unless tlie claim is ■well siitisfied within 30 days, the parents will proeoed to the Supreme (Jourt.. The baby girlj stolen from her incubator at the hospital last March 30th, was discover ed by police after a nation-wide search last week, in a ch'eap downtown hotel. She had been kidnapped by an 18 year old Negro eliauibeririaid I\Irs. Evelyn Jane Jordan, who “wanted a baby.” Mrs. Jordan had kept Chaneta inuler excellent care in a iKoine-nuide incubator with the the help of her husband, W'ho help of her husband, who thought th(! chihl was really hi.s. Mrs. .Iordan is being held by police but her husband has been released. Tiie young parents, wlijb at first expressed great joy at the miracle that thidr (diihl was a- live after doctors and police had long given up hope, later decided tliat all the pain and suffering they endnred was caused by ])ure negligence of the Lincoln JT()S])ital staff. Mr. Holden, a .student in tele vision and nulio, had not been to work and Mrs. Holden, who had been out of thjp hospital on ly a week before her baby was stolen, has suffered shock and ill health since the kidnapping. The $100,(KK) they admitted, if won, wouhl be put away as a trust fund for Chaneta's educa tion and spent in making her present and future life more enjoyable. Indian Woman Named "Mother Of The Year' J! PORTLAND, OREGON Mrs. Henry Roe Cloud is all smiles this week after being notified that she had been chi/Dsen “Mother Of The Year” of 1950. She is the first In dian woman to be named. Mrs. Cloud is the mother of Mrs. Marion Rughes, first Indian girl to graduate from Welles ley College. The warded had another “first” several sea son back when they chose the mother of Atlanta University President Rufus E. Clement; who was the first Negro wo man to be so honored. Entered oa Second Clast Matter at tl>o Post Office at Durham, North Oarolina, uneler Aet of March 3, 187i. FOR 25 YEARS THE OUTSTANDING NEGRO WEEKLY OF THE CAROLINAS jDouglas, Banneker » Dunbar And Truth In NYU Balloting VOLUME 28—NUMBER 18 DURHAM, N. C., SATURDAY, MAY 6th, 1950 PRICE: TEN CENTS NAACP Head Urges More Registration Heart Attack Fatal To Virginia State Teacher PETTERSBURO While clfetting with friends at a sf>ftball game last Satur day evening J. Harold Mont ague, 42, was stricken with a Mississippi Editor Says New Negro Is Already Here From the Jackson, Mississippi Daily News comes what might be termed the most intelligent observance of changing condi tions in the iSouth, heard or seen in many days. Editor of the Jackson Daily News is Fred Sailers who, ac cording to reports, bias not al ways looked upon the Negro as being worthy of consideration in the economic and social struc ture of the South. Says Editor Sullers in his forthsight advice to the Miss issippi Legislature: ‘ ‘ For the first time ii;^ goodly number of years the Mississippi Legislature faces a serious phase of the Negro problem, and un less it faces that problem in a fair, impartial and. courageous manner the rJS>ilt is going to be unl\appy for our state. it is senseless to say “there is nothing new” about the Negro problem. There may be nothing really new concerning the Negro prob lem, per se, but there is a new Negro in our land, and the Southern lawmaker or citizen who fails to recognize that fact is being stupid at his own cost. The new Negro has more edu cation. He has better hlealth. He makes more money per week. He has better clothes. He reads more newspapers. He is adopt ing the white man’s customs, the white man’s speech, the white man’s standards and the white man’s shibboleths. Now it doesn’t make sense to assume that tMs new Negro is going to be content in the cabin of his slave grandfather. And it/ doesn’t make sense to pretend that there is where he ought to be. His eyes are on better things, materially considered. He is go ing to have a business and run it. He is going to buy a home and live in it. He is going to step into citizenship and exercise Circulation Mgr. Alexander Calls For All-Out Effort In Vote Campai -EW Y‘=RK The name^ of 1H6 Anifri^'an, four Ilf them N»‘-_rroe?,, -eminent in virtually all walks of life, will api>ear i>n the ballot for the •leventh fjuinfpttnnial every fivf years elf*etim to th« Hall of Fame on the campus of Sew ?’nivpfMity. The ballots will be sent ti> the 120 raemb*'rs of the i'ollesre of Electors during the Slimmer. Dr. Ralph W. Sock- nian, director of th)e shrine, an nounced this week. The four Xe^tjes named in the 11th quinquennial are: Ben jamin Bann,*ker, 173-1806, Free N'egro inteUe«!tual; Frederick Douglai«, 1S17-1H95, Negro abolitionist; Isabella Harden- bui^, (Sojourner Truth), 17-97- 1883, Negro abolitionist; and Paol Laurence Ehinbar, 1872* Thos. E. Hayes, young busi ness man of Durham, who has accepted the p»ition of cir culation manager of the CAROLINA Since coming to the TIlifES three weeks ago Mr. Hayes has suc ceeded in putting on the greatest increase in circulation in the history of the paper. He is now in the midst of organ izing distribution in the cen tral part of the State. its rights and demand its pri vileges. Indeed, our use of the future tense is merely gentle reminder to the more recfdciti-aiit of our readers to the fact that the new Negro is alreadj' doin^ these things. The new Negi'o is not a man of tomorrow. He is a man of today. The old-time Negro was in some things a child with many endearing ways. Even his faults were mostly childish ones, easy to chuckle over, easy to forgive. The Jiew Negro is growing up. Maybe hie is not fully grown, but he has grow’u amazingly. A vast deal of foolishn‘ss has been uttered abo»t equality. The Negro is different. If he weren’t, there would be no problem .and no argiunent. It is silly to say (Please turn to Page Eight) Bethune, DuBois To Be Honored By Lincoln U. LTNCOI/N, PA. Dr. W, E. B. UuBois, dis tinguished author and lecturer, and Dr. Mary Mclx'Oil Bethune noted educator and humauit; ian, will receive the 1950 A iledallion, from Nu Ch'j Alpha Phi Alpha Fateri .\luy 5, it was anuyunef^ Dr. DuBois, fonuerl^ The Cii&is, .jdibtTcatioir ot tne X'AA(’l’, and of the Encyclope- edia of the Negro, was selected to receive the award because of lijs contributions to Human un- tU'X'jjtaudiug over the la.st 50 years. Dr. Bethune is known principally as founder of Be- tluuie-Cookniau College, and for her invaluable work as special alvisor to President Roosevelt on minority affairs. The Na- ti(»nal Council of Negro Wo men, whieh she helped found, is one of the most powerful or ganizations of its kind hi the country today. The award is presented an nually by the members of the Lincoln University Chapter of (Pleiise turn to Page Eight) Kelly Alexani the North Carj the National Advaneemer pie, appe^ North registe, pri - unfUBB'S JOY UNBOUND: Ann» Holden amUea for ttie flrgl time In 25 days as she and hus band, Clifford, gftse through window of UBOoln Hospital incubator room at their daughter, Chaneta, held by m»r»e. Premature baby wan kidnapped from same room March 80. Police finally found her and confessed itidnaper aight tkrough alertiiMfi Hariem nwtroa and olroumstances almost stranger than Times To Stage Big Talent Calvacade In a precedent-making series of conferences held, last week, plans were listed for the stag ing of the first annual Cx\EO- LINA TIMES Calvacade of Talent, a presentation of out standing’ religious iuid popular artists in an entertainment ex- travangaiiza to be held at the Durham AthHetic Park Thurs day night, June I at 8 P. M. The Calvacade of Talent is being presented in collabora tion wtih the recently-estab- ed CAROLINA TIMES Scholarship Fund, a fund calculated to make it possible for deserving North Carolina youth to receive higher educa tion. Working closely with the Scholarship Fund Committee, a Calvacade presentation staff h^as already moved into high gear in its efforts to secure the most; noted religious and popular at tractions ill the North Carolina- South Can^lSiui and Virginia area. PRIZES OFFERED These attractions, which in clude choruses, choirs, orches tras and combos as well as single artists, will compete for cash awards being offered through the scholarship Com mittee. Winners of the awards will be selected through pop ular appeal and applause meter methods, a Calvacade staff spokesman revealed. In addition, several attractive (Please turn to Page Eight) pr|l, you cannot wfe on May 27. In some sections of North Carolina the registratjion of Ne gro voters is lagging. In a few' instances it is due to intimida tion and obstruction of indis- crt'te registrars, but more often it is due to lethargy on the part of Negro leaders in not inform ing th^ masses that a new reg istration is in process and that they must register and vote to .secure many of the elementarj’ things of life as well as the necessities. I am ag’ain calling upon our ministers, teachers and other leaders to urge every Negro man and woman to reg ister and vote in this primary.” Backing Mr. Alexander’s plea for more interest in the registration campaign is that of L. E. Austin, chairman of the Registration-Vote Com mittee of North Carolina. Mr. Austin has delivered addresses (Please turn to Page Eight) Mrs. Berniec ague of 12 Adams Street, Hart- his mother, Mrs. James T. ^nt- ford, Connecticut. Ills father was the late Janies T. Montague of tlA* same city. Mr. Montague, eontluctor, pianist, composer — was born in Hartford. CoJineeticut. His nui.sie education began at the age of seven. After graduating from the Hartford public schools and the Hartford School of Mu sic, he was awarded a four-year scholarship to Uberlin where he obtained his Bachelor of Music Degree. It was while a anember of the famous Oberlin Chbir that his interest in choral work was stimulated. Hi* early ex periences as a choir director in cluded the chiiri'h choruses that he directed in Oberlin and in Cleveland. Funeral serices were hejd on on Wednestlay, May 3. at 10 A. (Please turn to Page Eight) American Student Nurse Program To Be Observed Here Beginning Sunday vidual nomii received for W C’lara ' Barton, foun^ .Vmeriean Red Cross itn!! with 66 nominations. Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, with 54 nominations, received the third highest num ber of nominations for a single candidate. Seren nominees — Susan B. Anthjony, Henry (jeorge, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Theodore Roose velt, H nry Daml Thoreau, George Westinghouse, and Ed ward A. MaeDcwell received t^venty or more votes during the 1045 election and are auto matically included on the 1950 ballot. The 179 nominations exceeds by 74 the number received dur ing the 1945 election vear. In keeping with the obser vance of American Student Sun day and North Carolina Hos pital Week, student nurses of Lincoln Hospital will worship at the Covenant Presbyterian Church here, during the morn ing service on May 7. The Rev, J. A. Cannon, pastor, will de liver a special sermon to the nurses. Jewish observance will be May (i. From Wednesday throtigh Friday students of accredited high schools throughout the State are urged to visit the hos pital to acquaint themselves with Ihe advantages offered in a luirsing career. Friday the hospital and luirses home of Lincoln will hold open house to the public from two imtil five o’clock in the afternoon. Church groups encouraging the annual “Salute to Nursing” include the Federal Council of ChurchjPs of Christ in America, the Jfational Oathc^ie Health and Welfare Conferenee, and the Synagogue Coimeil of .sVmerica. 100 To Attend Patrol Meet In Washington One hundml «!tudents of the Xegro seluMils of th*‘ city and county of Durtiani will be among those who w ill journey to Wash ington, D. C.. to participate in the aiuiual Xatioiuil Schoolboy Safety Patrol celebration, Sat- unlay, May 14. The year approximately 30,- (KK) patrol lx».vs ami girls from 15 states and the District of ('olumbia will be on hand for the gala celebration whieh will include a mammoth parade and visits to the many places of in terest in Wa.shSngton. Prof. Edgar Alston, truant officer of Durham is chairman of the l(K‘al siifety committee and in chargt' of the mendw'rs of the Durham Gr»up. The students will leave here by bus Friday, May 12 at 5 ;00 Wilkins Blasts Leaders For Stalling On FEPC NEW YORK In a crushing statement to the press and 100 national or ganizations this week Roy Wil kins. chairman of the National Emergency Civil Right Mobi lization and A. Phillip Ran dolph, eo-chairman of the Na tional Council for a permanent FEPC, charsred that deterrence of an FEPC bill on the part of Democratic leaders “indicates a lack of gotxl faith in any ef fort to put over the civil righte program. The decision of the Democra tic leadership to defer Senate consideration of S. 1728, the Fair Employment Practice Bill, is but the hrtest in a long series of such postponements and has given rise to a charge by th# Republican Policy Committee that the “action has been in.spir- ed by Demoeratie pt>litical con siderations . . . and indeates a lack of gootl faith in any effort to put over the civil rights pro gram.” While the Republicans have yet to demonstrate their own got-Hl faith in regartl to FE PC, the delayinar tactics of the Atlministration lend crcileuee to their charge. A. M.. arriving in Tashington ! 12:30 P. >1. the same day. They will return Sunday,

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