WINSTON S/xim N c
fenn Film Laboratories
7^0 Chatham Rd.
Winston-Salem, N. C.
BOMB ARRESTS CALLED SHAM
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Symliiw l)aye Holds to Lead in Automobile Contest
Utecomer Artb Takes Seomli
Iwoon, Wiley, Long Make Mrs
lirs. Syminer Daye of Durham
lUU held the lead in the Carollnt
Urn** big subacription contest,
nmr nearing the ckMe of it aec
ond week, when the vote
tion was completed Wedneaday
noon of this week. With the fnw
iwriod ending at noon Monday
October 7, after which the point
for subscriptions will decreaw all
active contestants are' urfed to
■uil or bring their reports to the
Times office in time to make the
Monday noon deadline.
A new comer, Prof. Earl T. Ar
tis, principal of Stoney Creclr
School in Reidsville entered with
• bug this week and took ov«'
second spot in the conte'lt.
Prof. Artis was forced to act •
torrid pacc however, to overcomr
the lead of other contestants whr
ba4 atartcd aat at openinr
gun. He gave «otic« tlvat he wil^'
be heard fro« haCore tk* mrtaia
it niag down on November 4 witer
the conteat cloaes.
Also making great gains tni^
week were Mrs. Etiiel Lawtoii
Mrs. Esther Wiley, Mfi. Carilto
Long and Misa Martlia. ^«t)md
lliese four ta^ea iiive aJao kt i
be made known they do aot ia
tend to It aeny frtu frow uiod*’
their feet. ,. .
At it now stands iiemiMWW'
are aUll coming in ttT day
may see another new comer >|vint
another big surprise anrh as thi
Prof. Alis tills Vtek. .Al
though the cwUfkt bu act a >aftri
pace, the temtX) U (•
even more fo as (t ent«t« Uif
Relative standing of cont'fst»t
1^. Syminer Daye, Durham Wi3l®
|iarl T. Artis, ReidsviUe ^ — '■ — > -• .*r
l|jn. Esther Bland, Durham ...i' JW.W
jfrs. *«sUier L. Wiley, Durham
1^8. Willier McKeithan, Durham S4S.W
^iss Martha Howland, Durham - 2M,3D0
^s. Carrilla'Long, Durham 3fl,IOO
^s. Ethel H. Lawson, Durham W8JW#
%»• Hattie Deloatcha, Jackson '1M.900
T. Speight. Sr.. Greensboro
S. C. Smith, Richmond, Va
Of N. C. Mutual Cigarette Said
Dies in Durham ~
Aaron Day, Jr., 72, former
Vice President and Agency Di
rector of North Carolina Mutual
life Insurance Company, died
Monday morning September 3(1.
at tola home, 2606 Fayetteville
He had been In ill health tor
aaveral months, and was recent
ly a patient at a local hospital.
VOLUME 40 — No. 40
DURHAM, N. C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1963
PRICE: 15 Cents
Home Sold fo Negro Bombed
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Flames Burn Woman to Crisp
Uts. Eula Steele l.aUy, Durham C
Miss Edna B. Williams, Weldon M,BOO Houston, Texas, Day pursuefl
graduate studies m insurance at
James Fuller, Greenst>oro ^... 1.... 88.100' * ^ - -
George Lewis, Oxford ^ 76,800
tjUss Wilma Brooks, Durham 76,700
Mrs. Nannie Lee JoMan, Durham 78.!>90
Ufs. Corinth Ilortoii, Kinston 74,200
Mrs. Rosa Brow^ Purbam
Miaa Bettie Cofield, Weldon i 60,MO
Mrs. Annie Best, Ntw Barn 88.0b0
Mrs. Constance Sprangie.Dunn 6i,80U
Mrs. E. B. Flintall, Durham 60.000
A Man^um, Sr., Darkam *. ..: 96.AD0
Mr«. Hattie Wilson, AllMlrmkrle ll,?o6
Mlrs. J. Mac McCorkle, Aahtville .'I
Mrs. Annie Norwood, Ourhain ->21,100
Mrs. Mary Green, Kinatol), . , . 21,000
Helert' Gray, 'MDont |,... %0OO
l*rs. W. J.'Gray. Aai|jKiU| .,. .'I|> 20,900
Mm. ilargatt-t Kelsey,'Albemarle 2D.4Qp
Mrs. Lioreen Patterson, SUte»ville 20,2(M
Mis* Dorothy Peele, Goldiboro ......... vi... 20,^
Mrs. Vivian Massey, WlHMon.Salem ... Sp.tOO
Madam Charlotte, Gaitonia ‘ 12.900
Mrs. Leila Pack—Winston^aleih 12.900!
Mrs. Essie Lennon, Winaton.Salem 13,400
Mr, Pauline Gwynn, fteidaville ...i 11,300
Ml«. Willie Windham, Ctiatlotte 10,800
Mr*. Billy Stinson, Gutoflia —,. 10,600
Mrs. Lacy Rankin, Mooretville 10,600
Mrs. Lester D. Woods, Graham 10,400
J. A. Griggs, ReidsviUe 8,000
Mrs. W. M. Grimes, Graensboro T 7,800
BIrs. Jos^ine Person, Rocky Mount 7,700
Mrs. Vame Jones, FarmviUe 8,100
Mrs. Lillie Shivers, Gracaville 6.100
Mrs. Martha Grimes, Rocky Maunt 6,000
Mrs. Belva Jones, Fayetteville 6,000
Bliss Vera Burch, PinehuTst SXJOO
Mrs. Mae Hargraves, Wilaoa 5.000
Mrs. Virginia Allen, Tarboro 3^
Mrs. Van Lee Peel#, WilUamston 9,000
Mrs. Mae McNair, Rocky Mount 5.IB00
■ri. Roxle Small, Plttaboro 9,000
Mrs. M. T. Lakin, Gaatonia ;...’ 5M0
ilUa* Callie Mayfield. DiMiam 5,000
Cause of Fatal
An elderly Durham woman’s
easy chair became her funeral
pyre Tuesday night When slic
burned to death while sitting
alone in her home.
, „ , _ The victim wa.i Mrs. Eula
MMO D»y was born in Dayton, Texa^ blackencd
i -4,bfltdy was discovered by firemen
who answered a call to extln-
gu'tch a blaze early Tuesday even
ing at her 715 Kent street resi
Fire captain E. L. Marrish the
orized that the fire was ignited
by a lighted cigarette whicTi
Mrs. Tapp had apparently been
smoicing prior to the blaze.
Parriatt a«id he suspected the
womto fell aileep while smok-
- ® was discovered by firemen
IQMOO flftrenoe Day. ATgraaume- nt|whn > nanto extW
9T,900 prairie View State College in
New York University and tlic
University of Chicago.
Upon graduation from colleit
In I’SlO, he served as an Instruc
tor of chemistry at this same
inatltution until 1917, when hr.
MDlunteerad tor service in World
War I. He was commiasioned a
captain ad placed in command ing
of Company B of the 317th Am-1 The Fire captain's theory was
munition Train, 92nd Division. I based largely on the fact that
twhere he participated' in the j only the frant bedroom, in
Argonne and Metz offensives.; which the victim’s body was
tfpon laavlDg military service, hf ^ found, was the only room in
.the tioiiaC which 'suffered ex
tensive damage from the flames.
Ih' additidn, the woman was
.reported to hate b«an a heavy
Mrs. Tapp reportedly lived
ihsarance business for 40 year*. | along In the house, although an
having Joined National Benefit, investigation is t>elng made in-1
ti#e Insurance Company in 1920. to reports that a daughter some
btcinnlng as a salesman and times lived In th« house with
l^l^r serving as district man- her.
a'fer. Ha was connected with j Police and fire department of-
North Carolina Mutual for 2G ficiala wer^ unable to confirm
years. He Joined the Company • the report about Mrs. TappVs
In 1934 as a Director of Train- j daughter at mid-week
41 UM taught for another year at Pairie
’ 'view. , • ; . ;
, Day iWas married to Mis* Car-
Olynf S;te^art. Bond of jW.aKhin|-
ton,rDj Cl, who diei' \it li4B
Day was engaged in the lift
TO OPEN SUNDAY — Hara ia eongragaiion hold* its first war-
an exterior view ol th* nawly ship sarvica in tha building. A
complalad Lincoln Memorial saria* of nightly sarricat bagln-
Baptist church slrucfura, located ning* on Oct. 23 will ba hald ai
al South Boxboro and Moline the church to mark its opening,
streets* Tlhe structure will be Th* Rav. Walter Yarborough,
open for tha firtt time on Sun- pastor of th^ tltuichf, Mil, spaak
day whan the Lincoln Memorial a^ Bundat'* aarvtt;«8ii ‘
State NAACP to Hold jts Annfiaj
Convention in Charlotte Oct 10
CHARLOTTE —The twentieth Civil Rights Revolution.”
Annual Convention of North Ca j The Annual Ministers’ Confer
roliria NAACP Branches will' ence will be on Thursday, Octo
here Octobcr 10-13 ber 10. The Minister.s’ Confer
focus attention oif
By White Family
PILOT — State police began
an investigation this week i^to
the dynamiting of a home which
had changed hands here recent
iy from a white to a Negro fami
The blast, which was touched
off early Sunday, damaged the
fM>w six-room—baiisp an exten-
sively that it was declared a to
tal loss early this week.
The house originally belonged
to John A. Madlin, 50 year old
white man. But when Medlin
defaulted iri his payments, the
house was sold at public auction
to Loft High, 64 old Negro of
Rt. 1, Zebulon.
Thp house was empty at the
time of the bombing, as High
and his family had planned to
move in on Wednesday,
Franklin County sheriff Joo
W. Champion repprtad a Iftrge
quantity of dynamit^ apparent
ly had been placed urlder the
frqtnt, pprch next to a wall ot
Thp blast btew blit tHC floof'
ing iPd roof 'of the ]>o^ch dnd
oreaM so much damage linslde
the nou.ie that it was declared
a total loss.
Madlin, the original awner ot
thg House, was rtportied' Tn* New
port News and his wife was at
Wilson atrthe time of the ex
3 are Reduced to
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Char
ges agaimt three white men ar
rested in connection with in
vestigation of the bombing of a
church in which four girls were
killed were reduced to a mis
demeanor whose maximum pu
nishment is $100 fine and 80
days in jail.
Disclosure of’the move brought
sharp reaction from Negro lead
ers, who described the action as
as “sham on the part of law
The initial feeling was that
the trial of the men on mis
demeanor would prevent them
by action of the “double jeop
ardy" code from being tried an
more serious charges later.
However, usually reliable
.sources reported that the men
could be re-arrested and tried
on more serious charges if en
ough evidence were presented.
The trio, originally scheduled
Ifor trial on Wednesday, waf
put off until next Tuesday. Trial
will be held in Recorder’* Court.
There was no reason given for
The men were freed under
$300 bond each.
Mi-sdemeanor charges were fll
ed Tuesday againgt R. E. Cham-
bijiss, 50, and Charles Cagle
- hnlh ,o/. u/hnm had h»«»n held
in city jail on open char|«s lince
The arrests were made aflat
a widely publicized inveatigatioa
conducted separately by Ala
bama State police under the su
pervision of Gov.~Wa^l«c«. The
state police investigation was eon
ducted separately despite the
fact that Birmingham eity p»>
liCe and the Federal Bureau oi
Investigation- are also workinf
See CHARGES, S-A
Over 1,000 are
Arrested ift i
John H. Whaalar, prominent
Ing- I The woman’* t>ody was com-1 convene
Twelve' years later, he waa'pletely covered with burns. Her j 1963. Mrs. Ruby Hurley, NAACF , cnee will focus
elected Assistant Secretary and j right arm was almost burned ; Southeast Regional Secretary ^ ‘ CHALLENGES
Manager of the Ordinary Depart | off, and all of the exterior fea- and the most militant Negro ' CHURCH IN THE CENTEN-
ment. At the same time, he *erv ture*, including hair, eyelids and woman in the south, will key NIAL YEAR OF FREEDOM. _j w
ed as an ln*tructor of the in-'eyebrows were de*toryed in the nolo the convention on Friday | The Keynote Speaker will be | ® “ “*
wrvicp training program for'blaze. ! evening, at 8:00 p. m.. at Con I Dr, Claude U. Broach, Senior; on. af aavaral dlgrataH.* attand-
Home Office employees under Funeral arrangements for (he v'ntion Headquarters, The Great ■ Minister of Saint John s Baptist [ "9 a ^
victim are being handled by the cr Gethsemane AME Z i o Church and a member of the bf
Scarborough and Hargett funer ' Church, 529 Campus Street Thf Mayor's Committee on Human i Hall, for Praaidant Kan-
al home. Details of the arrange i |thi me of the convention thi5 Relations, in Charlotte. ‘
ments were Incomplete at press' year is; “FREEDOM NOW! The | The convention will officially
Over 800 Bflauficians Expected in
I^rhaffl for Hair Styling CIMc
More than 800
MuUcUb* Carol HufTjr, o| BtMtaMre.
throuKhout North Carolina ar*,]itia* Belle >atti»aek irf lf«w
expected to witoea* tW* M«*on’f; York, Mft Mii* i^t of
fashion* in hair atylw 8M im-
^vement* in hair and
bo^ly luppUe* firm.
TiMjr. wlU dania—t*(«i
•Bd iMir cctf toolmf^iuoi
Pi^iy wpp«*^ «»d Mr c«*
The show wiU bo IM jbr two wvohilMHr h«ir MO^ «nHiiop
^a, starting next IWiay 9, «d Ikjr Tarlcku coiaMfMcy
the jQhn Avery B«|n dub on
It will be conductotl hyi the
Turn«r'* Beauty Supply Co.. a
Durham ttrm. It will M Hla Ut|i
in the *ei^* of auch ellalcf a|>on>
aored by TunMr*a.
' Last year** ahow, atfO l\ek) at I'lki
thy Boya Club in Dwbim.
tractad 7t9 baaulMapa.'
atyUkta win b«
traeUoB ol the cliok.
The^'ctolca' will aiao provide
lor ilemafiatnrtloaa In
wig weariag aMt fcalH tr^t-
Ob tlM lichiw fSacCieverfi'ifr.
al.'bam ba«a" plManr tor fhe vialt
at-1 iiytiliwtieUiis. ? '
I diala ^ one W
^ Jutr I oaly tmt ,*poii«Br>| (unaally. 1>>
:ur« at- Um *tal« for beautician^
■ftF ■ - .V"
the Life Office Management A*
aociation’s educational program.
In 1958, Ire was elected Vice
Pre*ldent, and Agency Director.
See FORMER, 6-A
nady this weak.
Salasaia is in tha U. S. for hii
Negro’s Challenge in an Age ol! open on Friday morning, Octo
ber 11, at 11:00 a. m., wth Me-
fint official trip to this country.
Whaalar waa accompaniad al
mortal Services, Convention Or- raeeption by his daughter,
ganization and the Annual Ad- Mr*. J. Phyromn Taylor, of Loi
dress of the President of t h e | Angalea. The Taylor* *p*nt the
North Carolina State Conference waak-end TlslHng In Durham and
Kelly M. Alexander.
Friday afternoon will, feature
special pro blems mvolving
branch activities. Miss Lucille
Black, National NAACP Mem
bership Secretary, will address
John W. Edwards. NAACP
Voter Registration Field Secre
tary and Charles McLean, North
Carolina Secretary will
discuss “Voter ReRistration.” Dr.
E. L. Rann uf Charlotte will dis
cuss “Hospital Integration.” A
reception for all delegate* who
have arrived in the city' will be
held after the Opening Maat
Saturday will feature Attorney
on the eaat coast.
ORANGEBUWJ, S. C. — ltor« •
than lOOO'Nagroes have'baM fr-
rested since Saturday, SeptcmtMr ‘
28, for marching in defiance d|
Mayor S. Clyde Fair’* warning
that all marchers would be jail,
Between Saturday and Tue>
day more than 700 Negro(H wan
arrested as a result of dtmon-
strations. Many of theme are stu
dents at State College and Clal;
lin College here.
Five hoses were unrolled af
police stopped the marcher^
soon after they left the Trinify
Methodist Church, which ha*
iteen serving as the command
pus) for the attack on racial bar*
State Law Enforcement Chief
J. P. Strom and City PoUca
Chief C. H. Hail moved In aad
threatened the march leaderf
with charges of inciting a riot
However, George Anderton of
Aiken, £ student at S. C Statf
See ARRISTID. S-A
Wile of Prominent Kinston AHy.
Is Appointed to NCC Trustee Board
RALUC^I — Mrs. Elolse C I board Were the first aiMO thf
Beech, Leitior county social election ol the achool’a priK
worker and educator, became tha aldent, I>r. Samuel P. lfas*i«.
first woman member of the The new^ NCC truate4 ia a
North Carolina College trustee graduate ol'9)3Ttl^OrrilM Cai'
hoard thia week. I lege ia the claaa and
Mr*. Beech, wife of Attorney' earned a lUator’a degree (roaa
Harvey Beech, of Kinston, wa*
appointed to the NCC board by
TLANMINB NOkTALOIA —TaiM
■talaa ef Mm l^tnaJ hllMda Uih
‘acllQel iaolheW taem ef IMI at*
ahewn here plaiitihkff for a re-
KBioB af theli Iwni. Sho«^ ata
Robert L. Carter, NAACP Gen 1 Governor Sanford here Tuesday,
era) Counsel, and Attorney Der- | Sanford also reappointed two
rick A. Bell of the Legal De- other meml>era of the NCC trua
fense and Educational Fund, Inc.. tee board to additional term*
who will discuss the JLegal Pro-^ They are Durham attorneys M.
gram of the NAACP. Attorney | Hugh Thoinpeon and Marshal)
Floyd McKiaiick will discuss Di- Speaf*.
rect Action Technique*. The Le-1 All thre# were appointed lot
gal phase of the coMvention will eight year term*, expiring in
William^ JUney, Bobart Parry | *• MilUlde gridiron glorSea of Rp directed by Attorney Conrad i June, 1871.
and Ar^ Phunma*. all of whom the paal wOl accompanied by a o. Pearson, Chailinm of the Mr*. Beech r»piac*e« Willia H.
pltf^ In the kackfiald on the ^ round of aetiTllle*, to ba hald on sr%te Conference Legal Com- Davenport, ot aiavnvllle, on the
IM3 feaja. Tha ooslalgle trip. th» week-end ol Oct. 18-20. jirJiteu : NCC board.
I toNVfcNTION, 6-A ! api^mtu.eA(; iv tb«
the Atlanta University School at
She waa engggei la walfir#
and social wofk in Durham aa4
Lenoir countiea for aeveril yeert
and later. Joined the teoi^ ot
Adkin high aehool wiMr# rite ia
Mr*. Beech, a mothat
housewife, haa haea aellve
many eonuminltir aod cllvle ae^"
ganizatioBs. titie i> paat neaidaat
of the Kinatott chapter «l tha
DelU Sigma TMa aor«*ftty, •
membur of the linha, aatiobal
(Set APfCIHfTIO, 8-J^