2A -THE CAROLINA TIMRS SATURDAY, SEPT. 12, 1970 t * Ow CarSifta Clnws kfj I p83E3^851 E DIT O RIALS Involuntary Bill Collectors The, nihilistic activities of a small minority have spread the illusion that young people today are somehow dif ferent from young people of the past. However, everyday we see evidence that those intangible natural endow ments we call character that breed greatness in individuals and in nations run just as strongly in contemporary youth as they ever have. No organiza tion has brought htis truth to light with greater clarity than the Boys' Qubs of America. There are 825 lo cal Boys' Qubs around the country. The 800,00 members of these clubs, with the guidance of thousands of vo lunteer adult counselors and admini strators, have become a bulwark of juvenile decency. The spirit of the Boys' Qubs is well expressed in the words of National Di rector A. Boyd Hinds. He says, "We emphasize what a boy can do, can achieve, should do, rather than what he should not do or cannot achieve." The importance of the work of Boys' Qubs is exemplified by the annual Few consumers pause to appreciate the efficiency of today's mass retail distribution system, Supermarkets operate on a profit margin of about one cent per dollar of sales. Competi tion makes it extremely difficult for retailers to pass along cost increases to customers. The automatic checks tnd balances of the free market vir tually guarantee that the price level at any given time is as low as operating costs permit. Mr. John Cunniff, Associated Press staff writer, in a feature story on liv ing corts reveals^- the £act i'lat food prices were far down the list as con tributors to the rising cost of living between 1967 and 1969. The leading offender, Mr. Cunnif finds, was government. While, as he says, "Every one knows that the federal, state and local governments are firmly com mitted to curtailing the persistent in creases in the cost of living," the Differences of opinion within the medical profession are occasionally enlarged upon, usually by advocates of more government in medicine, as in indication that the medical profes sion, as a whole, is either indifferent or opposed to any sort of change in the methods of delivering health care. This false impression of medicine re cently received a well deserved re buke when medical spokesmen pre sented a united front in testifying before a congressional committee on behalf of the medical profession's proposed programs for broadening and stfenthening U. S. health care under medicredit and related propo sals. The head of the American Medical Association and the head of the Na tional Medical Association stressed the significance of the joint support of the two organizations as represent ing a majority of American doctors. The president of the AMA remarked, "As a matter of record, I would like to point to this presentation as a first in the history of the National Medical Association and the Ameri can Medical Association. This is the first time the two national organiza WOMAN WHO WASCOU RrE° BY JUUUS CAESAR, AND LATER BY MARK [jj ANTHONY. SHE SPOKE GREEK, LATIN, it IJ/ ETHIOPIAN, HEBREW / ARABIC/SYRIAN, ik®! T i, Tl AFRICAN, AND EGYPTIAN! THROUGH iV *! UNSCRUPULOUS CUNNING SHE USED >] 9 \ CAESAR TO GET HER BROTHER KILlr EO AND SOON BECAME CO-RULER OF EGYPT AND THE ROMAN EMPIRE! i *" *.» Boy of the Year program. Through this program, a boy is chosen for the signal honor of a White House cere mony at which the President of the United States presents the Boy of the Year award which carries a $4,000 cash scholarship. In addition, runner up awards are granted to some 20 re gional and sectional winners. Accomp lishments in five catagories are the ba sis of Boy of the Year awards. These include service to home, school, church, community and Boys' Qub. The achievements in these areas by this year's winners are nothing less than remarkable. The boys receiving special recognition are all highly ac tive in a variety of community under takings and have often combined the job of family breadwinner with that of going to school. As long as the U.S. is fortunate enough to have young people like this and organiza tions like the Boys' Qubs of America, the nation need have no fear of the future. Don't Fear the Future startling truth is that the personal tax bite tops the list of living cost in creases for the years 1967 to 1969. Taxes rose about 28 to 31 percent according to Mr. Cunniff, while food prices were going up 8 to 9 percent. What makes this situation doubly ironic is that as government grows, it becomes more wasteful, and the taxpayer gets less for his money. Such is the nature of government. In con trast, retail food distribution has grown increasingjy efficent with each passing year. In spite of inflation, the average family's food budget, as a percentage of family income, is at a record low. Consumers should re member that inflation begins with de ficit-ridden government and free spending politicians. Retailors are merely involuntary bill collectors when they are forces to assume the unhappy task of passing the tab along to U. S. citizen. A United Voice tions, representing most of the physi cian£ in this country, have joined to gether to appear before a committee of Congress. It makes good sense for us to sit together to appear before a committee of Congress. It makes good sense for us to sit together and speak with one voice. Our purposes and ideals are the same. Many physi cians belong to both Associations and bothe American Medical Association and the National Medical As sociation work to improve health care. We are equally concerned with the problems of delivering good health care to all our people and we share a mutual concern over the cost of deli vering this care." The appearance of these two leaders of the medical profession to present to Congress suggestions for improving health care delivery: should go a long way to dispel the idea that there is disunity in the medical pro fession or that there is no recogniz able medical system at present. The truth is there is a medical system. It has worked for generations. And,' any improvements in the system are joint efforts of physicians themselves. Symptom* Of A Racist Society... - Jjy ; ; WILLIS EPWARDS WHO DELIVERED THE EULOGY, SAID THEPEAP SOLPIEP, SPECIALIST IEPONOEXTEUR ! J9'\J? fV T>x EUGENE WILLIAMS, 20, WAS*A MAN WITHOUT isF'h > ■ A COUNTRY. THE JUSTICE HE hVUOHT " V? HE WILL NOT GET FLOWN FROM / ,|;|; : l : l —- VIETNAM - PUT. |j ~ ,(. : „ • WHITNEY YOUNG Day-Care . THE WOMEN'S groups have raised some serious issues that the country has to deal with and one of them is the problem of day-care for the children of working mothers. In many European countries, day-care centers are com monplace. Working mothers drop their kids off in the morning and pick them up after work. Fees are minimal; the kids get good food, educational programs and stimulat ing care, and the mothers know their kids are well taken care of. Why isn't it done here? There are over 10 million working mothers in the labor force. About four million have children under six years of age. There must be millions more who want to work but can't afford babysitting costs. And millions more would like better Jofos, but can't take them because of uncertainties in their babysitting arrangements. ** , All this adds up to a waste of talent and an unfair handi cap for mothers and children alike. The benefit of a nation wide system of neighborhood day-care centers would be pro found, especially in their effects on children from low income families. Needs Of Young Children Most educational experts believe that the first four years of life are the ones of the most rapid mental develop ment. A high proportion of our potential is reached in those years But aside from the limited Head Start program, little has been done to meet the needs of young children. Existing day-care centers have places for only half-a million children, and few are equipped with the trained personnel and educational programs these youngsters need. Many are too expensive for most working mothers, and few are located in inner-city neighborhoods where poor people can use them. A few companies have established day-care centers in their plants or office buildings for their employees. They have found that because of this they've been able to hire women who otherwise couldn't work, and the mothers are delighted to have their kids so near and so well taken care of. This experiment ought to spread. Large companies can afford to expand on this, and I have little doubt that if enough pressure is brought to bear, unions will make the issue more prominent around contract time. Nationwide System Needed But happy as this development is, it's no substitute for a comprehensive nationwide system of neighborhood day care centers equipped with the latest educational tools and staffed with trained, concerned people. These centers must also be under community control— with people from the community taking full part in their planning, policy, administration, and operation. The mis takes made by centralized, bureaucratized school systems should be avoided. Sush a system would also provide lobs for many women who may lack skills useful in factory or office work, but who love children and know how to give them tender, loving care. A new profession could be created, giving dignity and salaries to women who otherwise would not be able to work. By accepting all children and gearing fees to a family's afbility to pay, such centers would attract children of all races and income groups. Like so many of the Head Start centers, they'd be a model of education for an open society. Breaking the present day-care barrier would free mil lions of women to work, remove many families from pov erty, create new sub-professional jobs for thousands of wom en, give important training for pre-school youngsters, counter the effects of slum environments, and create excit ing. integrated experiences for children of all backgrounds. Those are the pluses; I haven't heard any negatives to out weigh such important steps forward' IT ISN'T 'MUCH — I'LL. This Week In Negro History Two hundred and twenty two years ago (1748) on Sat urday of this week the fath er of Freemasonry was born. He was Prince Hall, a na tive of Bridge Town, Bar bados, British West Indies. Sept. 7 John Merrick (1859-1919), one of the found ers of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Com pany, born. Sept. 8 Dantes Belle garde of Haiti, statesman and orator, made his famous appeal to the League of Na tions for an investigation of conditions in Southwest Africa in 1922. jO • . ■or:; r Sept. 9 The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History was founded in 1919 in Chicago. Sept. 10 John R. Lynch (1847 - 1939) congressman from Mississippi born. He was a lawyer and served two terms in the House of Representatives. Sept. 11 Angelo Soli mann, distinguished African warrior who served under Joseph 11, Holy Roman Em pire, born. Sept. 13 Alain Leroy Locke (1880-1904), philoso pher and author, born. He served the faculty at How ard University. J. R. Clifford (1849-1924), editor, born. He crusaded through his newspaper for the rights of black Ameri cans. Maria L. Baldwin (1856- 1922) for 40 years the hon ored principal of Agassiz School, Cambridge, Mass., born. THI KHOVi£ > f By Jean Kingsley, Women's Consultant, The Travelers Companies Your Possessions and The Future When you think of your fam ily's possessions, do you consider them to be your "estate" or just property? Many people associate ©the word "es tate" only with the extremely wealthy, but in truth, anyone who owns more than just a 2 pair of shoes nas an estate, and should organize it. Estate planning is one way of preparing for the future and protecting your family if some thing should happen to the head of the house. As a woman in the know, it may be up to you to see tnat your husband has organized his affairs and worked out a pro gram to make certain that his money and property go where he wants them to. Thinking of the possibility of widowhood isn't pleasant, but a little planning ahead'can save you a lot of trouble and heartache later. There arc basically three things that every family should do when organizing their posses sions. Both you and vour hus band should make a will to insure that your property is divided the way you want it to be. There should be a "letter of last in structions", including all the in formation and advice your fam ily will need that is not in the will itself. Third, your estate should be designed so as little of it as possible is reduced by taxes. Estate planning, or protection, is complex, and legal help should I be sought along the way. All of this is part of planning ! 'or the future, and there are many ways to make today and tomorrow more secure and com fortable. ~ SUNDAY .SCHOOL LESSON YOUR BIBLE IS YOUR MAJOR TEXTBOOK: STUDY IT i.M»on 11—For S«pt«mt»r 13, 1970 , , ' • THE PERIL OF SECULARISM f Scripture: Gtn*sii 25:21 23, 2744; Dovotional Roa«Jlng: ~1 John 2:^17 Memory SoUeHon: S~ t- It . . - that no on. b. Ilk* Esau, who told his birthright for a slngla moal. Habrvws 12:15a-16. , . I •')..U 21. And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was bar ren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife con ceived. 22. And the children struggled to gether within her; and she said, If it be so, whom am I thus? And she went to inquire of the LORD. 23. And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shaU be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger. 27. And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents. 28. And Isaac loved Esau, be cause he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob. 29. And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint: 30. And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: there fore was his name called Edom. 31. And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. 32. And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me? 33. And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he solo hfs ISftflnghtorfiU ' Jti* 4 ' cob. 34. Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way; thus Esau despised his birthright. FOREWORD: To the Hebrew sense of the preciousness of the family, and especially, to the faith that every family which stemmed from Abraham was part of the covenant of God, barrenness was the supreme calamity; and no act of God could be a more direct blessing than the reversal of a wo man's barrenness. God's intervention in the case of Rebekah is only one instance of the recorded belief of Israel that he ac complishes his divine purposes in his world through human instru ments. This obstacle to the fulfill ment of his purpose had been with Sarah (barrenness). So, also, it would be with Rachel, (Gfta. 29:31V 1 30:22-23); and with the mother of Samson, and with Hannah (Judg. 13:2-7; 1 Sam. 1:2-20); and so at the beginning of the New Testa ment, with Elizabeth, of whom John the Baptist should be bom (Luke 1:7-13). Here again is set forth the con viction which echoes so often in Genesis; that the people who look ed back to Jacob as their fore father were destined to greatness, not through any chances of human history, but because of the sover eign purpose of God. LESSON OUTLINED: I. Twin Brothers. Vss. 21-22. 11. Supremacy and Subjection. Vss. 23-28. in. Spiritual Indifference. Vss. 29-34. CENTRAL THOUGHT: The secu lar and carnal mind lives solely in ChcCanftlaCiam . Published every Saturday at Durham, N.C. by United Publisher*, Inc. L. E. AUSTIN, Publisher-Editor CLARENCE BONNETTE Business Managv* I J. ELWOOD CARTER - Advertising Manager Second Class Postage Paid at Durham, N. C. 27708 SUBSCRIPTION RATES United States and Canada 1 year $6.00 United States and Canada 2 Years $ll.OO Foreign Countries 1 Year $7.50 Single Copy * .*. 20 Cents Principal Office Located at 436 E. Rettigrew Street, Durham, North Carolina 27702 >. FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE IN FORMATION IN THE WORLD QN NEGRO EVENTS AND SOCIAL HAPPENINGS, READ THE CARO LINA TIMES, A NEWSPAPER THAT SPEAKS THE TRUTH WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVORITISM. Che CaiJfeCtmig P. a BOX 38225 DURHAM, N. C. 27702 • r '. ' •'i * - , 1 » Here 1B my subscription. : ( ) 16.00 for one year ( ) $ll.OO for 2 years. HAUB STREET Ko. STATE A TUP 11/ IV 1 |SOF S«lm Tu for rttidenta of North Caroliat i,'"',',' I>wKn |7JO P«r Tor - . , ,-puy and for the gratification of appe tite.— > ,»r i* COMMENTS ON LESSON: I. The Twin Brothers: As grow ing lads, they were diverse in daily calling. Esau elected to follow the adventurous and roving life of a hunter. Jacob, chose the less ex citing occupation of keeping sheep. We may rationalize on the cause of this difference but, suffice it to say that parental influence had something to do with it, but above all, there looms the over-ruling providence of God. The actions of the parents, unconsciously assisted them to the untoward destiny of mutual rivalry and jealousy al ready predicted for them, even be fore birth. Esau was a wild man in dispo sition no less than in action, a youth of strong animal propensities and essentially mundane proclivities. Jacob, with being religious, was quiet, sedate, fond of home life, and studious of peace, though not without a vein of duplicity in his soul's texture. Esau did not have sufficient balance in his nature be tween the secular and spiritual. Many make that mistake, even now. O. Supremacy And Subjection: If Esau was not really faint, but on ly fatigued and hungry, it was an instance of exaggerated talking which with some is common, but by all should be Also, this exaggeration indicated an impatient spirit, which the words attempt to reproduce; a spirit characteristic of ill-balanced natures, resulting in most instances from unsubdued selfishness, betraying frequently in to sins and faults, that always ill befit noble souls and renewed hearts. Jacob made Esau a base and ig noble proposal. "Sell me this day thy birthright." His desire to de prive Esau of his birthright was envious, unbrotherly, and, in the light of the pre-natal oracle, im patient and unbelieving. The con ditions of sale were mean, exact ing, and selfish. That Jacob's con duct was the fruit of grace or faith is difficult to credit, though God, who often works with despicable in struments, overruled it for the ac complishment of his own designs. ; ;Xhe mwquaj, exchange. is se«i, in , birth right; Esau got the pottage. Many are exchanging their birthright at the devil's bargain, for their soul —the high for the low in value. 111. Spiritual*lndifference: "Swear to. me this day; and he sware un to him." There are spiritual ad vangtages analogous to those which Esau despised which we may treat indifferently. Authority and honor as the first born. A double portion of his father's possessions. The priv ilege of the priesthood. The eldest son acted as the priest of the fami ly in offering the sacrifices. In cluded in that blessing of Isaac was the promise made by God to Abra ham, and which was to be handed on from one generation to another. It was for this Jacob longed. He rightfully appraised the spiritual ad vantages connected with it.

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