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COUEGE INN OPflUTOe
'Biir Jones Is Fatally Stricken
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^\'illiafn Henry (Bill) Jones,
fof the past quarter of a cen
tury operator of the College
Inn snack bar on Fayetteville
treet in Durham succumbed to
a lieart attack earty Thursday
He was 4R years old, and
one of Durham’s most widely
Arrangements for funeral ser^
viceJ, expectea to be held at
White Rock Baptist Church, had
not been completed at press time.
Jones died at Lincoln hospital.
Just across’ the street from the
snack bar witic'a he had made
famous, at approximately 2:30
had been admitted early
Saturday morning after com
plaining of feeling ill.
Shortly berore his death Thurs
day, he was reported to be in
good condition after a strong
rally from his first attack and
considered on his way to recovery.
However, an apparent second at-
tack Ihuraday around two a’clock.
“Bill,” as he was known by
countle.;s Durhamites and genera
tions of North Carolina College
students, was best known in his
role as owner and manager of
the College Inn.
The establishment finally came
to be a landmark for the south
ern section of the city. It was a
gathering place for young couples,
old timers, NCC students and
VOLUME 35—NUMBER 28 DURHAM, NORTJH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, JULY 11, 19S9 PRICE: 15 CENTS
“Maintaining lines of commu
nication between white and Ne
gro citizens as equals” is one of
the big urwsolved problems in the
South today, according to the
president of the Southern Re
Dr. Jam** M. Dabbi of Maytt-
vilit, S. C., axpraMtd that view
Tuatday at th« Mcond mMting
of the North Carolina Colltg*
Inttitwt* for Hvman Rolationi.
Sponsored by the college sum
mer school in cooperation with
the New "World Foundation, the
institute presents speeches daily
at 12 noon tn thte Commerce
Building. The public is invited to
the speeches 'and to the discus
sions that start afternoons at 2
(Sm strife, Pag* •)
HUMAN RELATIONS LEADERS
AT NCC INSTITUTE—Dr. Jamas
M. Dabbs, praldont of the
Southern Regional Cowneil, con-
ter, i« shown her# at North Car
olina College last week with
Mrs. Carlotta Holmes, Baha'i
leader, right, and Mrs. Susan
Cower Snnith, Quaker leader.
"Trends In Human Relations:
The Southern Scene" is the
theme of the institute that
opened on July 6 and continues
through July 25.
In Gotham Monday
new. YORK—For the first time
since 1017, the National Associa
tion for the Advancement of Col
ored Ptople will hold its annual
convention in New York, the city
o|- its origin 50 years ago. The
week-long convention opens at the
New York Coliseum., Monday, July
13, and closes with a huge ra)ly
in the Polo Grounds, Sunday af
ternoon, July 19.
The founding conference of the
organization was held here. May
served as an "unofficial men’s 131 snd June 1, 1909. TOe follow-
club to male residents all over Association a^ain
the city. ' met in this city. The convention
The chief fare at the College
Inn was conversation.
In 1955, it w^s the scene of a
After any big athletic contest
at N. C. College, it resembled
was not held in New York again
until 1917 during World War I.
In contrast with the 1917 meet
ing in which no major . political
figure participated, next week's
sessions will be addressed by two
leading presidential possibilties,
the concourse at ^Grand Central outstandng African statesman.
station on a holiday.
Son of the late Sherman^and
Mrs. Annie Jones, Bill was born in
HWly springs on June 26, 1911.
lie attended the public schools
there, Franklin Christian College
and graduated from A and T
He came to Durham in 1929
and four years later opened the
College Inn. In 1942, Jones was
married to the former Miss Martlia
Manley, who survives him.
The deceased was an active
member of White Rock Bap^st
Church, where he took part in
affairs of the church’s district 10
and the Moore Bible Class, the
A and T Alumni Association and
He was also interested in thq
city’s recreation program i^nd
sponsored teams in recent y^
in the recreation league.
In addition to his wife and
mother, he is survived by a daugh
ter, Valjean; three sisters, Mrs.
Annie Beard, of Holly Springs,
Mrs. Alice Wood, of Boston, Mass.,
Mrs. Fendell McDaniel of Durham;
four brothers; Roy, of Chapel Hill,
Dexter, of N. Y. City, John, of
Pittsburgh, Pa., and Thomas, of
Durham; and several nieces and
nephews. * f
Burthey is handling arrange
a freshman United States Senator
and, as usual, by a host of other
distinguished Americans of both
li\pportant Speakers Scheduled
Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller
will address the opening session at
8 o’clock Monday night in the New
York Coliseum where all sessions
of the convention will be held,
,except the Sunday afternoon meet-
ting at the Polo Grounds. The
keynote address will be delivered
Monday night by Dr. Channing H.
Tobias, chairman of the Associa
tion’s Board of Directors. There
will be welcoming remarks by
Borough President Hulan Jack and
others. L. Joseph Oyerton, presi
dent of the New Y6rk branch, will
The big closing meeting will be
held Sunday afternoon, July 19,
t 2:30 in the Polo Grounds. Ad
dressing this session will be Dr.
Nnamdl Azikiwe, the American-
educated Premier of Eastern Ni
geria; Roy Wilkins, the Associa
tion’s executive secretary; Jackie
Robinson, business man and re
tired ^aseball star; and others.
There will be songs by Mahalia
Jackson, the celebrated gospel
singer, and other music and en
tertainment. Dr. Benjamin E.
Mays, president of Morehouse
College in Atlanta, will preside.
Senator Hubert Humphrey of
Minnesota, a leading candidate
for the Democratic presidential
nomination, will address a session
on political action and legslation,
Wednesday morning, July 15.
Richard Scammon, director of elec
tion research. Government Affairs
Institute, will participate in this
program. The principal speakers
at the session on government and
civil rights, Tuesday afternoon,
July 14, will be Senator Hugh
Scott (R., Pa.) and Oliver W. Hill,
Richmond, Va., attorney and
former member of the Richmond
Thurgood Marshall, director-
counsel NAACP Legal Defense
and Educational Fund,, will be t/,e
Principal speaker at the annual
Freedom Fund report dinner at
the Waldorf - Astoria, Thursday
night, July 16. Bishop Stephen G.
Spottswood of (Tie AME Zion
Church will preside.
Other sessions of the conference
will be devoted to such topits as
On Holiday Trip
Rev. Yelverton, Wife
Die In Auto Collision
The Reverend Wyatt and .Mrs. F’riscilla \eIverton, parents of
a prominent Durham ministfr, were kiled in an aotonibile ac
cident un last Friday near Wallace, it was learned thi>! week.
They were parcnt.v of the Rev. t. \elvertun, of 1J05 Glenn
s^ect. pastor oi -Mt. Calvary Holiness Church
Funeral services for the deceased couple were scheduled for
Thursday at Goldsboro. Final ar-* He and his joa were ootsUnd-
rangements were not complete ating ministers Ib the Holy Church
press time. i movenient. The youBger Bev. Yel-
The accidcnt occured approx- j version conducted a radio IxtMKi-
imately six miles north of Wallace - cast in DurRam for eight years,
at an intersection on highway 11 In addition to his pastorate at
between two and three in the Mt Calvary ot Durham, he pas-
aftemoon. I tors a chureh at Mars Hill and i*
According to reports, the car Overseer for the North Carolina
in which the Rev. and Mrs. Yel- diocese of the Mt. Calvary church.
Funeral services for William
Arnold (Billy) McCollough, 22 year
old resident of Durham who died
as a result of injuries sustained
in a two car collision early Satur
day morning were held Wednes
day afternoon at the Mt. Zion Bap
McCollough died in the emer-
?ency room of a Petersburg, Va.
hospital some two hours after the
He was driving alone enroute
to Hampton, Va. where he had I
planned to spend the July 4
holiday week-end with his bro-|
thcr who i.i stationed at Forti
The accident- took place on
a strip of U. S. 1 in front of
Pulley’s Tavern, some three miles
south of Petersburg in Dinwiddie
According to investigating po
lice, McCollough's car was struck
head-on as it travelled north in
the center lane of a three lane
stretch of U. S. 1 by a south-
center lltic to pass other south
bound traffic which stalled be
cause of another accident which
_ . .... took place near the same spot
Gastonia - Nathaniel Barber
prominent Gastonm business man southbound
an oriner mem er o , ® | autombile were killed almost in
stantly and a third was hospital
ized with serious injuries.
Killed were Edgar Willis, 50,
1 and Jlaix WilHs. iMlk i)f JBtidge-
version were riding crashed
head-on into a pick-up truck.
At the time of his death. Rev
Yelverston was pastor of the True
Holiness Church of Beulaville.
located some 31 miles southeast
Both Rev. Yelverston and his
wife were natives of Goldsboro. He
had lived in Durham approxim-
tely 25 years before accepting
the pastorate in Beaulaville. Dur
ing his stay in Durham, he pas
tured the Church of God. on Fence
Row in the Bragtown section and
was employed at various times
by American Tobacco company
and Southern Railway.
(See "AMEZ CHURCH," coL «}
Nat Barber Hurt
council, was reported in “critical”
condition early this week in a hos
pital after receiving injuries in an
The mishap took place as Bar
ber was returing from Charlotte.
First to serve as city treasurer
of any town in the South, Barber
was recently honored by a large
number of citizens of both races
for his civic contributions to Gas
State highway patrolman G. D.
(See MC COLLOUGH, Page 8)
Durham Woman's Role in Federal
Health Research to be Explained
A Durham woman who spent
ten weeks at a U. S. government
medical center for treatment of
an eye condition will tell of the
part she played in the govern
meiit’s program of medical re
Mrs. Jacqueline DeShazor Jack
son, prominent Durham business
woman, will make a special re
housing, labor, public relations' P'”’*’ t)urham Business and
and branch operations. Participat
ing on the housing panel will be
Charles Abrams, former chairman
of the New York State Commiss
ion Against Discrimination; Rob
ert C. Weaver, former New York
State Rent Administratcjr; and
Frank S. Horne, executive direc
tor, New York City Commission on
Walter Rcuther, president of
the huge United Automobile Work
ers union; A. Philip Randolph,
president, Brotherhood of Sleep
ing Car Porters; and Cleveland
Robinson, secretary-treasurer. Dis
trict 65, Retail, Wholesale and
Department Store Union, will
be speakers at the labor session.
The panel on public relations in
cludes Marion Wright, former
president of the Southern Region
al Council; Harold Oram of Har
old Oram Associates; Joseph V.
Baker of Joseph V. Baker Associ-
|tes; and Henry Lee Moon, NAA
CP director of public relations.
LHe' Memberihip Luncheon
Professipnal Chain at a meeting
Sunday afternoon at five o’clock
Mrs. DeShazor spent ten weeks
as a patient at a unit of the U. S.
Public Health Service’s National
Institute of Health.
She received treatment for her
eyes in the Institute’s division of
Neurological Diseases and Blind
ness She reported to the TIMES
this week that her disorder had
cleared up almost entirely,
The National Institute of Health
ts an adjunct of the U. S. Public
Health Service. In recent years.
It has expanded into some 12 divi
sions, seven of which deal wiih
' The divisions of the institute
were established under authori-
ation granted to Public Health
Service by the Congress to inves
tigate causes of deseases and to
seek better methods for their di
agnosis, ^treatment and prevention.
Each patient admitted to the in
stitute is chosen because his case
has been determined as represent-
Speakers at the annual life ing the kind of disease or condi-
memberghip luncheon on Wednes- tion required for an Institute re-
(Seo NAACP, Page 8) search project.
Bonus of Season
St. Mark A. M. E. Zion Church
finally forged to the top in the
final month of the Church bonus
contest for this season to take its
first prize in the contest.
A contender each month since
the c«ntest^pened six months
ago, St. Mark outdistanced Oak
Institute and accepted as a re-| Grove Baptist Church and District
search project. E'ght of White Rock Baptist to
Restored almost to normalcy,' win the June bonus.
Mrs. DeShazor returned to Dur-|Oak Grove had won twice before,
ham a month ago and has resum- St. Mark turned in a total of
ed many of her (former business' $16,229.93 ia purchase slips from
activities, including management' TIMES ay||||lh)ers In winning. |
of the btiShazor’s Beauty College! Oak Grove reported $12,885.92j
which she helped establi.sh. worth of purchases and White]
« (See ROLE, Page 8) (So* BONUS, Pago 8)
Under the care of a private
physician for several months be
cause a of eye condition, Mrs. De-
Shazor’s case was forwarded to the
Hampton Institute Names Dean
To Act in Place of Preside
HAMPTON, Va.—An educator^91-year-old college, located on
with over a quarter-century pro- j Virginia's lower peninsula,
fessional experience—Dr. William i Formal announcement erf the
H. Martin, dean of faculty at appointment was made by Arthur
Hampton Institute—has been ap-jHowe, Jr., director of admissions
pointed acting president of the at Yale University, who is chair-
~ I man of the Hampta* Institute
Theaters Open to All™k‘SI*'Ihe announcement.
HAMH^IO^.^rmud? (Special)! Howe expre,M^. “conflilMce 1b
-^Always a sore spot to the Amer-, Martin’s ability td guide the
ican Negro tourist, Bermudians - ®oHege along the proper path to
now will enjoy completely deseg- ®eet the educational goals of the
regated theatres after a 3 week currently esUbliahed pragrana.’’
strike which ended in closing He emphasized that the ap-
down the theatres before owners pointment does not represent ^ny
agreed to allow Negro and white desire on the part of the board t0
patrons to sit together. } change program or policy at the
” The post of president of the
I college, which euvUs 1.200^ jls-
: dents from 35 states, was vacated
I through the resignatlOB tajt week
! of Dr. Alonzo G. Moron who beld
' the position for the past ten
“I have worked closely with Dr.
Moron in his ^effort to build
Hampton Institute into a good
i college,” Dr. Martia ex^ained.
I “The admission irf the college
into the Sonthem AtaodaQcm oi
I Colleges, nearly two years ago, is
evidence of the sucrau of thi3
effort.” the acting president
Dr. Martin’s service is Hamp
ton’s deu) dates from 1966. He
first came to the Tidewater Vir
ginia campus in 1963 to head the
division erf teacher Mucaton. In
the following yw be directed
the Hampton Institute Self-study
Program, a year-loag analysis un
derwritten by the Fird Founda
Beginning his pnrfkssional work
in 1K3, Dr. HartM was professor
of education at Shorter College.
(Sm HAMrrOft, •)
MAY BONUS WINNER—Mrs.
Mattie King, secretary of the
Oak Grove Baptist Church Us
her Board, accepts a chock for
$50 from Carolina Times pub
lisher L. E. Austin for the
church's prize-winning efforts
in tho TIMSS* May Church Bo>
nus contoet. It marked tho tmtr-
ond tkne that Oak Grove had
won tho honus.
Hudson Turns in
N. C. College
Dr. Benjamin F. Hudson has re
signed his position at North Caro
lina College to become Prof. of
French and head of the Modem
Foreign Language Department of
Southern University at Baton
Dr. Hudson holds the B.A. in
Romance Language from Fisk
University, Nashville, Tenn.. and
the M.A. and Ph.D. degress from
the University of Michigan, Ann
He was the recipient of a Ful-
bright Fellowship in 1951 ~to
study at the University of Paris,
Paris, France. He also received
the Danforth Fellowship to the
University of Michigan in 19S6.
In addition to the Doctorate he
holds the Certificates from L’In.
stitute Phonetique and L’Ecole Su-
perienre de Preparations et de
Perfectionnement de Professeurs
de Francais a’ L’Etranger.
In 1950 he received a Carnegie
Research Grant to study the French
programs in Negro High Schools
in North Carolina.
He is married to the former Miss
B. Ellem Webb and they have one
son, R. Byron Hudson.
Dr. Saaiael Solomon Mocris. 80.
general seentary of the Dep^-
ment of C%ristian Education ol
the A.MJS. Church, died Monday,
July 8 in Philadelfhia, Pa., ill-
lowing aa iUaeM which hadjh«k
pitalisad him during the meotlag
of the Gaaeral Board in late JtyiiL-
Dr. Morria. « nat^e of Pnrta-
mouth. Va., a>d a naideat oi
Nashville, Than., had held hia p»
sItioB for o¥»r forty years.
Tha RL Rav. Fraak MadiaMi
Reid. Biihap af the Second
c(«al Digliict. wM dellw
eulogy freak Bathel AJUB.
ia NazhvUK Tenn.. aa
te. Mocria i« canrivad Ir
wif*. Mrv llaiaie Lawiaa
Vi HtnMki thna i
L., of Phlkdrtphi^ Pa.; fir.
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