COUEGE INN OPflUTOe 'Biir Jones Is Fatally Stricken RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED JONES Heart Attack Fatal After Apparent Rally ^\'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 afternoon. He was 4R years old, and one of Durham’s most widely known citizen 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 Thursday. 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. proved fataL “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 Contact As Equals Big Need “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 gional Council. 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. NAACP Opens'SOth' 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 wedding. 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 College. 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 the NAACP. 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 ments.* a freshman United States Senator and, as usual, by a host of other distinguished Americans of both races. ’ 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 preside. 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 City Council. 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. Workshops PrograAimed Other sessions of the conference will be devoted to such topits as MC COLLOUGH Head-on Crash Takes Youngster 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 tist church. McCollough died in the emer- ?ency room of a Petersburg, Va. hospital some two hours after the accidcnt. 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 Monroe. 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 County. 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- ton. 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 of Goldsboro. 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. St. MARK WINS BONUS (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 automobile accident. 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 tonia. 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 search. 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 Intergroup Relations. 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 major diseases. ' 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. AMEZ Church Captures Last 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 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 ; college. ” 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 year*. “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 stated. 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 tion. 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 Resignation at 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 Rouge, La. 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 Arbor, Michigan. 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. AME Church Secretary Dies 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. uel S.. Jp,t of Chkaae^ Wl^ Dr JaM* M.. of Htv

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