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Durham Professors loin Movie Picket tinei
MtfilC, MASSTR0. PLiASE—
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. TIm oecHifn tit*
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AHilctif AfMcMMon, »ii\S th«
Umim ^ov«, Padther P«rgu»Mi
mmI Jotit H«ll Virginia Slal«*
Collaga, study rtcerdt prior to
Hitit- madarn danct performanca.
Aft>OlNTEI> BY COURT
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ttaisBOBO—.Alty,- M. C. Burt,
BurlingWn, lias jbeefl- ap
pointed by the Ortmge County
CoU|Ct to serve at defense counsel
( kt i fl|>'eHniiinaty hearing lot Char
lie (Poonic) Cotton, 48 y^ar old
ex-^nvict charged with the ax
■iiijrTny of three’Chapel fflll resl-
de>^ last weeic.
has been arraigned for
thji^^tring on Monday, March 20
heiW'K ' '
' wtan was, ari'aatad thortiy
ha admitiM' tb cruahl^
tlil; kl(utts af thraa mami>art of
• Chapal Hill faifiily as they lay
in fh#ir bad* , aarly Sunday,
m$M\ S.
Mass funeral service* for the
victims, Miss Ruby Trice, 36, her
goh Bobbie Louis Farrow, 15, and
Miss Trice’s father 68 ye*r-rild
Matthew Trioe,.. were held last
Wednesday'in Durham County,
^ Arrastl^ oMIean, who da»-
crli)^ Hi* slayins* •> "tha most
brut*l" in Hiafr aKparianea, said
C•t^pn admittad fta hitting tha
ttiraia paai^o, With. tha butt
an ax a* tha sjapt lii a twa room
shack on MafrfH Mill road, fust
autsida Cliapal Hill,
Police’ saifl Cotton became jeal
ous of Miss Trim’s attention to
other men and' wnt on the ax
See DIPENDS, 2-A
Me, NCC faculty Parade In
Protest to Segregation at Titters
An interracial t^am of faculty
m^bers from North C^Iina
Cgnege and Duke University Join
ed forces with studerits from those
ihstitutions here t&is weeii in
piciteting two local theatres which
segire^ate their audience by Mce.
Kidsatlng by the faculty mom-
Wrs foil^wsd an aiiti'JIm Crow
resolution ralaatad' oariiar In
tita waalc over tha signatuVat of
136 faculty mambors at Biufca
and 12$ at North Caroliija Col-
laga. Thu* far, 14 mantijtars of
tha Ouka Unlvorsity-faculty and
11 front NCC havn marched in
the picket ItnM #ith studatiH.
Student picketing {or the past
two iponths has eausj^ obc of;the
theatres to xlo^ 'it^' balcony pre
viously s^r'aaide (Jot Kegroes-
Both man;^)ers have, .refused to
comment oh' the extent to whith
picketing by the 'studertts-^iHBy
h|vc _aff«f^d *thelr attenddne^..,
Dr. i. Naa(. (jtmihiay.
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ILLUME 37—No. 11
DURHAM, N. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 18, INI
Ratum Postago Gwaranteod
PRICEi il OEttn
BOYCOTT OF DURHAM
TORES IN THE MAKING
HN^PN Vr 5S^«Utl'ii» f'w,»s
Jiein^ /ipj^e ,9u«?y4}li(^
week th*t, the i itatB,;4say^ a
ppstpo^meni fi; ,th^ t>^V, win-
stcAii Piipip, burl^^>‘fii^iiriQ9^inan
charged “K'n tht t'^mi-
nenf Kiaston acljoot tea^kri,
PMUi), was .oriliUi^lj; fphiiiiuled
to.stand tfi|l1 for ffMi mii^-
der tt therftilm^l t^rtt Lendir
court which Sitfjaday,
March-Jd; ■
There •»« ;^e«k
that’ tl» »e^ ftf 'baye
thiB' trita |iot'uAtll Jufte.^
HoV^^r; ' B#rt' Whit-
ted^'ii^oldii^
w«'&’W'TJRT'
V* f j “y
T
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Negroi'' Press
Passe, Declares
Vet Journalist
The day of the Negro nowspaper
Is gone.
This was the opinion of veteran
journalist Alexander Barnes, who
delivered an address at Nortti
Carolina College this week in ob
servance'jof NatiohSl Negro News-'
pape^ Week. ^
Barnes told an enthusiastic audi
ence of students and faculty mem
bers that Negro newspapers “ai*
in the .business of journalism Ip
compete with siniilar enterprikea
of wliatever itind.”
He decried "the community h^d
belief*’ that newspaper published
byi Negroes are “o>jt of date."
According to Barnes^ who is
promotion director for the CAHO-
jilNIAN of Raleigh, such newspa-
See PASSI, 2 A
HVADED FOR ISLANDS IN
THE SUN—Pictured i* a group
of Duriiamitas boarding an air-
thip ai Rilaigh-Durham airport
last weak anrouta lio a weok-long
cruita of Carribaan ports. Tha
erui*t aboard th« luxury liner
S.S. Yarmouth, was given for^
top *ale*man of,North Carolina
Mutual Life Intutanca Company.
Tha group was scha(IMl*d toido-
bark at Miami on Pi^ay, March
17. Shown hare at* N^rth Caron
lina Mutual Prasl^nt A. T.
Spaulding and Mr*. Spaulding
(•tending on apron, to left of
loadhig ramp) ^r. C. D. Watt*,
North Carolina Mtitvai Medical
Director, and h 8. Stowart, Sav
ing* artd Loan firm axactotive,
(Standing to Hght' Of loadlrtg
ramp). On ttia loading ramp,
from to^ to bo^onl, are Ldwl*,
L. B. PrMlar, Mrs. 6. P. Llpa-
comk, Mrs. ,P.‘t.. Mctaesi, Mrs.*
W. J. Kamiady, Jr., Mr*. Ruth
'Bolden, W. J. kennady, Jr-> Mr.
and Mr*. H. M. Michaux, and J.
H. Wtia*ler lohiod 'the grwp In
Miami. .
Ti^ Morehead Avenue Baptist
Church at Durham will hold its
annual Men’s Day observance,
'Sunday, March 19th, with the ser
vices of the day in charge of lay
men. t. '
" The general theme of the day
is, “The Value of Fellowship," ac
cording to Rev. C. E. McLestet^,
pastor of the church.
The speaker at the 11:00 o’clock
hour will be I,. E. Austin, pub
lisher of the Carolina Times Spec
ial music will be rendered by the
Male Chorus of which Edgar Far
row is president. f-
Professor Frank Burnette, prin
cipal of the Lyon Park Elemen
tary School, will deliver the ad
dress at 3:0Q P.M. Music will be
See MORKHIAD, 2-A
BURNITTE
NCC PROF iMARCHES--4>. frk^
iAettra, North Carolina CollQiji
t^lMssor, («ktrema' left) faftoa*^
Mil ptaco in' piektt linos with
.i'4id>3«ts" iKotesthig *agragation
■I' Dgrham movia thaatar.
BOYCOTT SLOGAN:
"WrarOld
Clothes With
New Dignity'
\ 6n« of .fko 4Mil4bills bo4nf
P««P«rad ^ studies f*r
butkMi ii» tonnMlion wlt)i
imponding JM|Wtt of l«|fitod
s>o«^ in Ptitrlim foahiraa f
' ' It ^4, ^
•of ^•f
mpwtfk \
J l!(l> d«*c^^d a* "Mr, Split
IjwrtoiUlity" aini, th#"TWo head-
^ Monator."
Out of «ma mou?ti htfaay*, ac-
^^Ing to the handbill:
"J-am.yofir friend; pd^ronlza
my i^atora ai»nd your manay hara;
.your, chaago account i* welcome
'4n do your shopping
' afhiy, friendly, gawt^neigliliior
''tfOffS,
. ..Ot^ ef ff^a other mouth,' the
atdry ho la:,
!„ "I^ry, w» don't hire Negroe*
in thi* store a* clerk*; *orry, wo
cwi't hiro Nagreas in our offices;
*orry, our dining room I* for
whit* only; *orry, our water
fountain Is for white only ..."
Tha handbill Is captionsid,/
"De«i't buy for Easter." It's slo
gan is "Wear old clothe* . . .
with new dignity."
The leaflet goes on to list the
stores virhich have b*«n saloetad
for I tha boycott and explains:
"These stores have flatly re-
fuaed to employ Negroes In ttmir
office* and a* *ala* clerk*. Don't
give those store* your hard-
earned money — they use our
dollar* to further in*ult and
humiliate u*."
It I* signed by the "Durham
Youth Councils and Collie
' ChiN>tor* of the NAACP."
AND, AWAY ^E G0> —Mrs
Faniii'o McLean, Mrs. Ruth Bol>
den and Mrs. Gaxall* l,ipscomb
di^lay their gaiety as ttiay pro-
paivd to enplan* last .Week at
the RaMgh-pwilHm 4^irp^ for
Miami where Hiay join^
aHim graup of Duiluitiitts.f^J
linst Select
list of Stores
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A boycott of selected downtown
6urhum stores appeared in the
liiakings here this weeii as mem
bers of the youth NAACP chap
ter made plans to mobilize com
munity support of the action.
Utndbills urging citizens to stay
out of the stores selected as tar
gets of the boycott were being
readied for distribution over the'
week-end and a rally featuring
NAACP Southeastern regional di-
reptor was scheduled for Monday
night.
Mrs. Ruby Hurley, of Atlanta,
Ca. is to address :b« meeting at
St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church at
7:30.
Originally slated as a meeting
H
a week-long cruis* in '.'re Carri-
boan. The cruiu:, Which took in
pojgs of Jamaica, Maiti and Nas-
0»v, was trionsMnad by North
i^arollna Mutual Life Insurance
Company for it* priie-winning
salesmen. Mr*. McLean retired
recently frflm ftar fob a* secre-
fary to N. C. MuhMl pewMw
A, T. Spwildinc. Mn.
chief clerk for liM
finance depar twaiit;
Lipscomb la^
See addttional
page.
Hfcdkal Aaeig
I ^ctarM mm
FAISON TO S&:K PRESIDENCY
MRS. HURLEY
to kick-off the NAACP member
ship drive, the meeting was also
retailored to include the boycott.
A spokesman for the students
explained that the campaign will
be waged through education and
demonstrations.
The education portion of the
caihpaign will be carried on thru
the distribution of leaflets and
talks before various social, civic
and church organizations.
Demonstrations will take the
form of picket lines which will be
set up in front of the. target stores.
^ee SANCTIONS, 2 A
LongReign oJ Battle Am:
Elks Head Challenged
By J. B. HARRiN
ROCKY MOUNT—Wl|l» the May
14-18 annual convention of the
North Carolina Assooiation of the
Improved Benevolfnt .^protective
Order of Slks of the World (IBPO
EW) 'only two months away, iq-
terest has been greatly heighten
ed by the announcing of opposi
tion to the 14-year reign of the
Rev. Kemp Plummer Battle of this
city as president of the N. C.
IBPOEW.
The State Convention will open
here at the St. James Baptist
Church Sunday, May 14 with me
morial services and Civil Liberties,
State Pageant and Music Festival
programs. The Oratorical Contest
on Tuesday night and the State
Parade on Wednesday will high
light the public progi^ms.
Grand Exalted Ruler Robson R.
* See CHALLENGED, 2-A
1
Burlington To
Hold NAACP
ally Sunday
BURUNdTON — An NAACP
memi^rahip rally will be staged
her*, ai the. First Baptist Cl}urch
on Sluidcy afternoon, at four
o’clock, it was announced , this
wflak . , j
Chairman oi the Burlington
"NAACP ^ Membership Committee
Mr*. Ullie Wagstaff the
mala spieaker for the event be
one of the leaders in the High
Poliit- lunch' Counter sit-in jno,ve-
ment. ■
He 1b the Rev. Elton Coi; pas
tor , of Pilgrim Congressional
Church. Hie Rev. Cox is • long
time' NAACP member.
First Baptist Church, seene of
thfl meeting, is located on Apple
street.
DUKE FACULTY JOINS PICK
ETS—Mrs. Eli»b«th Lansing
(socond from left) joinied several
other Duke University faculty
mdmbers in piektting Durham
movie ^Maters laM WMk ia awp-
port.'^ the stwdent-lod protost
over Sogregatien'. Diifce and N.
C. Colhige professors Im«o taken
part in the demonstrations since
Friday. O.'lters shown in pidMt
lino above are NCC and Duko
student*.
S. C. Sit-in
Stab Yictini
Is Improving
COLUMBIA. S. C—NAAdf i
dent leader Lenny Glover^ i
ly stabbed by an unknossA
assailant during’ a pMcefBi '|
demonstration here, waa HM
removed from the eriticrt
. Dr. C. O. Spann, who |
an emergency operatio*i.«
year-old pretheotogy.si|f|
Benedict Collei^, sald>ai (ktfi
that young Gk>ver*s
.“grave” and couU
“fatal.” , " ’ ;
The ynprecedented ai|j|K
See VICTIML fcfcST
Gives Full %:
Support li^
S. C.
COLUMBIA. Is. i
eeutive Secretary I
week pledged tit
of the AssocMtiwi
CaroIiM st^ cwpil^
Mass amate (llio
of NAASt
ing a ait-ia. fp
unusual
it plain tlMlJ
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