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Formal Opening Mutual Savings Set For Jun. 9
Che Cunes
Negroes Again By-Passed
For State Trooper Trainees
RALEIGH Seventy young
men will attend the State High
■way Patrol basic schools at
Chapel Hilt Mis spring and
summer. Upon completion of 14
•weeks of intensive training,
fifty of them will be sworn into
the patrol and most if not all
of the remainder will do partol
office work until vacancies oc
One of the schools began
May 22 and another will begin
on July 3, with some overlap
Addition of the 50 new
troopers will bring ihe patrol
strength to 750.
Students are given intensive
instructions in a wide range
of subjects from accident in
vestigation. chemical testing,
defensive tactics on through
to pursuit driving and traffic
ferent subjects and are given
instructions in operation of
their vehicles under many con- ,
The School Commandant this j
summer will be Sgt M. C. By
runi of Elkin, assisted by Cor- '
poral J. F. Cardwell of Wash
ington Lt. R F. Williamson is
liaison with Patrol Headquar-
Every trooper now on duty j
attended a similar school be- [
fore he joined lhe patrol and .
each of them spends three days
a year in refresher courses or '
special training.
The first patrol school was
2,400 Attend
Rights Meet
In Washington
President Lyndon B. Johnson
serving as host, 2,400 persons,
representing all segments of !
American life, arc spending
two full days in Washington
this week discussing and chart
ing the future course of civil
rights activity. |
The President's White Mouse
Conference "To Fulfill These
Rights" is being held June 1-2.
with its main focus on' develop
ing new means and methods
"to help the American Negro
fulfill the rights which, after
the long time of injustice, he
is finally about to secure." j
Heading the list of Confer- j
ence speakers are Vice Presi- .
dent Hubert H. Humphrey and j
Solicitor General Thurgood |
Marshall. The Vice President !
will address the opening ses
sion Wednesday morning and
Judge Marshall, is to be key- j
m II
HccV !' "^^B
president of Mutual Savings
and Loan Aisociation, who it a {
native of Atlanta, Gaorgia, with 1
an A.B. Degree in business ad- |
ministration from Atlanta Uni
Hijl9 is?, v jfl
| —These candidates for Bache
i lor of Laws degrees at North
j Carolina College's 55th annual
commencement Sunday move in
474 Get Degrees At NCC
55th Annual Commencement
Tne idea of a groat society
is not ne'.v, Dr. Edward W.
Brice, assistant to the assistant
secretary for education, the De
partment of Health, Education
and Welfare told a North Caro
lina College commencement
audience Sunday.
Speaking at the college's
55th annual convocation, Brice
told 474 candidates for degrees
that "the most persistent and
beautiful American dream ori
ginating with the Founding
Fathers, and periodically re
stated for 200 years, has been
that of creating on this conti
nent a great, pluralistic so
ciety . . . "
Wars, depressions, civil up
risings. and other crises, he
s'aid. have shaken the dream
from the minds of leaders and
people "Now, once again," he
declared, "we conjure up the
old vision of a more perfect
society more closely fulfilling
the early expectations of uni
versal well-being that stirred
the emotions of men of en
Discussing the need to mini
mize or fliminate th; hopeless
ness of the so-called "deprived"
or "disadvantaged," he ex
plained the effects of this
group on the entire society.
The federal government, un
der the leadership of Presidents
Kennedy and Johnson, has
made significant strides in the
versity, is a member of Hit
Durham City Council, where
ha has sarvad sine* 1957. Ha is
the only surviving* member of
the founding board.
a procatsion toward tha col- (
lege's McDougald Gymnasium
for the convocation ceremonies.
All North Carolinians, they
are William H. Kluttz, Wades
Last Rites to be Held For John
L. Holloway at Mt. Gilead Sat.
Funeral services for John
i Lucius Holloway of 905 Eliza
i beth Street, are scheduled to
! be held Saturday morning at
11 o'clock at the Mt. Gilead
i Baptist Church, Dowd Street.
with Dr. Alexander D. Mose
| ley officiating.
Holloway, well-known Dur
ham businessman and civic
leader, died Wednesday at Lin
coln Hospital following a brief
illness He was 74 years of age.
Husband of the late Rose D
Holloway, he was a graduate
of North Carolina College at
Dur'iam and a retired employee
of North Carolina Mutual Life
Insurance Company where for
more than 30 years he was su
pervisor in the addressograph
division of the ordinary depart- I
ment. *
Holloway was a member of
| the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
j and served as chairman of the
; Trustee Board for more than
j 38 years. Recently he was hon
j ored by the East End Better
ment League an organization
| which he served as president
! for several years.
Other affiliations included
his role as treasurer of the
I American Association' of Re
secretary-treasurer of Mutual j
Savings has been with the As- |
soclation since 1953 and is one -
of its directors. Hie is also
boro; Rogers Davit, W«rr«n- I
ton; Bernard M. Robinson,
Greensboro; Norman Hendrick**
son, Durham; and Paul S. Wal
lace, Wilmington.
tired Persons; chairman of the
Life Membership Committee of
the Durham Chapter of the Na
tional Association for the Ad
vancement of Colored People;
I member of the Durham Com
| mittee on Negro Affairs; mem
ber of the Durham Business
and Professional Chain; the
North Carolina College Alum
ni Association; and the One
treasurer of Hi* Durham Busi
ness and Profatiional Chain
and the Durham Committaa on
Negro Affairs.
New Quarters
Among Finest
In The State
Mutual Savings and I.oan As- j
sociation will hold its grand j
opening period in its newly j
remodeled building from June |
9 through June 24. with cere- I
monies beginning at 9 a.m.
June 9 Opening day hours Mill |
be from 9 a m to 9 pm . and
on j*he following day, Friday,
June 10. the same hours will
be observed
For the remaining days of
the opening period, the hours
will be 9 a m. to 4 p m. Mon
day through Thursday, and 9
a m to 6 p m Friday
Free gifts will be presented
to everyone in attendance and
orchids ar to be given to the
first 100 ladies on opening day
Everyone who opens or adds j
to a savings account with SSO i
or more may choose from the
following gifts: high intensity
lamp, set of eight Deluxe Plati
num Banded Water Goblets,
portable picnic stove and grill
On each of the 12 days of
the grand opening a drawing
will he held for an eight tran
sistor RCA Pocket Radio. No
purchase is required and per
sons need not be present to
•A'in. The grand drawing is
scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday,
June 24, with the first prize
bing a 21-inch RCA Color TV
set Second prize is a seven
piece coffee and tea silver serv
ice set. Third prize is a GE
AM-FM Clock-Radio.
Anniversary of
'54 High Court
Decision Noted
. Gloster B. Current. National
Director of Branches and Field
Administration of the Nation
al Association for the Advance
ment of Colored People, New
York was the featured speaker
at the Freedom Sunday worship
service sponsored by the Dur
ham Chapter, NAACP at Mt.
Gilead Baptist Church recently
Rev. William Fuller is presi
dent of the chapter.
The celebration which was
well attended, was held to ob
serve the 12th anniversary of
the May 17, 1954 Supreme
Court decision *
Greetings were brought by
representatives of several civic,
fraternal and community or-
Former St. Mark AME Zion Church Pastor In
Turmoil With Trustees of New York Church
NEW YORK —A resolution
has been drafted by members
of the First AME Zion Church
of New York asking the re
moval of the Rev. Ruben L.
Speaks as minister of the
church, located at 480 Thomp
kins Ave., on charges of "di
verting of church funds to va
rious unauthorized groups and
taking control of these funds
. . . (and the use of) excessive
amounts for frequent trips
using funds raised for the
church for personal items."
Rev. Speaks was pastor of
■BB^KWr • > J
HORN, assistant secretary of the
Association, holds a B.S. de
gree In commerce from N. C. !
College and a Masters Business
Administration degree from At- 1
The above is a photo of the
members of theßoard of Direc
tors of the Mutual Savingi and
Loan Association, with the ex
cption of Dr Clyde Donnell and
J. hf. Wheeler, both |of whom
NAAP Files Suit To Void
Greene County Ala. Contest
Dr. Isaac Miller Named New
President of Bennett College
ler. .Ir: as tln f iu .v pn'sivimt
of Bennett Collcjo ". an
nounced last week !>:' K D
Patterson, chairman "f !h e
hoard of Bennett Cn]!c:e
Dr. Miller, wlici will a.-.sume
office on Septen'.Hi r 1 i- ;ii. as
sociate professor of biochem
istry at the Agricultural and
Technical College of .North Car
olina. He is also a Council
Member, flak Hidge Institute of
Nuclear Studies, and has served
as a research scientist at the
In announcing the selection
of the new president. Hr. Pat
terson declared: "We are con
vinced that the appointment of
this distinguished nuclear sci
tist and experienced teacher
will enhance educational stan
dards at Bennett and contri
bute to the further acquisition
of a highly qualified faculty.
"For the first time in the
College's 93 year history." Dr.
St. MarkS AMK /.win Church
in Durham. \ C . until as
suming duties at the Firs*
Church in June 19*34
Also a source of controversy
arc the claims of four members
of the church's of trus
tees who contend they were
not nominated by the pastor
for re-election last month. Rev.
Speaks declared the four were
not dropped as they claimed
but were just not nominated
because their vacancies have
not been occupied
The affected trustees are: ]
lanta University. She is also
vice chairman of St. Joseph's
A.M.E. Church nursery 3chool
board and Secretary of the Dur
ham Committee on Negro Af
were unable to be present wh*n
the picture was made. From
left to right they are C. C.
Spaulding, Jr., W J. Kennedy,
Jr., chairman of the Board
and the only living member
of the founders of the associa
Patterson added, "Bennett fac
ulty members worked closely
lith the institution's governing,
hoard in establishing criteria
for the selection of a new presi-
SiiiH un Golar, well known
Brooklyn attorney; Theodore
Harris, a local businessman;
Mrs. Kuth- Handy, prominent
civic and political and civic
figure; and Darrell A. Shavers,
who has served on the board j
27 years. 25 of those as treas- \
Shavers said the officers were 1
' angered on the night nomina
tions were held by the pres
ence of three policemen in the ,
auditorium. The minister,
i averring only one patrolman |
:i j m
W_. A
W. J. KENNEDY, JR., retired
president of N. C. Mutual Life
Insurance Company and Bank
ers Fire and Casulty Company,
is currently a member of Mu
♦ ion; F. V. Alliaori, secretary;
C. W. Login, A. T. Spaulding.
J. S. Stewart, president; J. W
Goodloe, H. M. Micheux, Sr., J.
J. Henderson, E. R Merrick
and N. B. White
I gal Defense and Educational
Kund attorneys this week filed
suit in federal court here seek
1111; to void the May S Demft
cratic primary election in
(ireene County, Ala , where Ne
i groes outnumber w'lites b>
I more than four to one.
The suit, filed in behalf ol
four Negroes who were can
didates in the primary, charges
numerous irregularities in the
conduct of the election
Other plaintiffs in the suit
are four Negro voters who al
legedly were victimized by vot
ing officials.
Defendants in the action,
which seeks to enforce the fed
eral Voting Rights Act of 19H5.
are the County Democratic
Party Executive Committee and
its chairman, .1 Cameron, and
County Probate Judge Denni-
Herndon. The probate judge is
under Alabama law. responsi
ble for the conduct of all elec
[ tions held in the county.
I The, suit alleges that large
numbers of white persons wh(
, have died or moved out ol
the county were carried on Un
voting lists for the primary
While there are less than 1.500
qualified white voters living in
t'le county, at least 1,78!.
whiles cast ballots the
Further, the ~»iit allege* that
illiterate Negro voter.- were not
allowed to use sample ballot* to
help thejn cast their uite.-,_nl
though white illiterate- wen
granted that privilege
The complaint said that of
about 100 election officials
named by an Appointing Board
supervised by Judge llerndon,
only four were chosen from
I lists submitted by Negro can
I didates.
Legal Defense lawyers asked
; for a temporary restraining or
der to prevent alteration op
, destruction of voting lists, bal
lots or other records pertain
ing to the primary pending a
' hearing on the suit.
tual Savings Board of Directors.
He was one of the charter jnim
bers of the Association when it
was founded in 1921 with about
$425 in assets.

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