Groundbreaking Set For WORDS OF WISDOM Mere criticism is like shadow-boxing: It may be good for the liver, but it won't win the fight. —Alexander Markey Men are not judged by how they start, but by how they finish. —J. Richard Sneed VOLUME 50 No. 30 EL, -L /. CI I'M COOLING ITI —Who cares about the beat? As long as I can get that dip in the warm and refreshing sudsy tub prepared by Mommy, the mercury can soar to the BO'S. I stayed home last week-end while the rest of the family went to the Pan Africa-USA track meet. I heard it was plenty hot in the stad ium. Bet they could have used the spot I'm in many times. Methodists Oust Two Officials For Alleged Misuse of Monies $52,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS in journalism for black students was announced at the recent tnnual convention in Atlanta of the National Newspaper Pub lishers Association (NNPA) by Marshall B. Bass, manager of personnel devolpment at R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Veteran Church Woman Dies in Morning Flames SAN FRANCISCO, CalL - A.M.E. Zion Church circles were shocked when word was received that Mrs. S. Anna Magruder, 91, had lost her life Thursday night, July 15, in her home here. The tragic death is believed to have resulted from the victims' attempt to bum Uome papers. She was the widow of a veteran minister, who pio neered the work of the A.M.E. Zion Church in the far west. Dr. E. J. Magruder. He Mas not only a preacher, but was a practicing doctor of medi cine. She served with him as he pastored churches in Hanford, Sacremento and San Francis co. Mrs. Magruder made great contributions in her own right. She served the local church as 'a Sunday School teacher for a number of years. She worked consistently with the sionary department on all levels. Her interest in children was expressed in the work she did with the Buds of (See FLAMES 8A) 1 LOS ANGELES, Call. - As the result of a hearing committee's findings as to Dr. A. C. Gaston, treasurer, and Bishop W. F. Bali, who pre sides over South Carolina, the General Board, African Metho dist Episcopal Church, dis missed both here Friday for alleged misuse of monies. The treasurer was suspended from office and the prelate re moved as chairman of the General Board. Hie action is the result of several church and court fights for sometime. The millionaire treasurer, from Birmingham, Ala., had been a target for not only issuing unauthorized checks on the monies, but utter defiance of the law and rulings of the 2,000,000- member organizations, the largest black Methodist reli gious body. The hearings began July 14 when a trial panel began to review charges made by three members of the General Board. Hie charges against Gaston ranged from issuing checks for purposes and persons which were not properly approved. He was charged with having paid large sums to lawyers allegedly nired to defend him and other accused persons. The hearing revealed that a white law firm of Memphis, Tenn., received $49,000.00 and a Washington lawyer received an (See METHODISTS 8A) National Insurance Association's 0 Fifty-First Session Opens Mon. CHICAGO, IH. - Using the theme, "Preparation and Dedi cation for the Seventies," the National Insurance Association will issue a call for excellence in business at its 51st annual convention. The 4-day meeting will be gin July 6 at the Hilton Hotel in Detroit and will conclude the association's year long golden anniversary. In his presidential report and keynote address, President Leroy R. Taylor, associate ac tuary, North Carolina Mutual dt €ar|||a C!m^o WHITE ROCK BAPTIST TO MEMORALIZE CHARLES CLINTON SPAULDING SUNDAY 17th Annual Scholarship Day to Be Observed at Morning Service The Seventeenth Annual Charles Clinton Spaulding Scholarship Day will be ob served at the White Rock Bap tist Church on Sunday, July 25 at the regular morning worship service. Charles Clinton Spaulding became the third President of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company on April 29, 1923 and served in that capacity until his death on Au gust 1, 1992. He served as President of the Mechanics and Farmers Bank and The Mutual Savings and Loan Association. He was an ardent and de voted member of the White Rock Baptist Church and serv ed! as Chairman of the Trustee Board and a Deacon. In 1953, the church establish ed a Memorial Scholarship Fund, and Trustee N. A. Cheek was named Chairman of a Committee to administer the Fund. Scholarships have been awarded to studlents to attend Shaw University. The speaker" for the occasion New Boys' Club To Be looted S. W. Cor. Pettigrew And Grant -V M tl PIONEER IN TELEVISION (St. Louis) —Rev. Cleophus nobinaon, world-famed as one of the foremost gospel preacher-singers, was awarded a "Pioneer in Television" plaque last month by KTLR-TV for his unique contribution to the visual communi cations media by Jim Heard, manager of the station. Life litsurance Co., of Durham, will trace steps taken during his term of office to keep the NIA on course as the leading example of minority entre prensureship. Foremost among its acti vities in past months has been the launching of NIA Corpora tion with its formal incorpora tion in the State of Delaware last December. A full scale re port on its structure and its anticipated role as a source of financial and managerial sup port to member companies will DURHAM, N. C., SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1971 will be Dr. James M. Schooler Jr. Dr. Schooler is a native of Durham, was educated in the Durham City Schools, and grad uated from Hillside High School as Valedictorian in 1953. From 1953 to 1957 he at tended Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio. There he re ceived the following awards and honors: University Scholar ship, 1953-1956; President's Scholarship, 1955-1956; Harry Graham Citizenship Award (So cial Sciences), 1956. During his four years at Wit tenberg he held membership in Phi Alpha Theta (History) and Blue Key (Service and Leadership). His activities as a student included President of Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, President League, Treasurer of Witten be r g Christian Fellowship, Treasurer of the Class of 1957, Member of the Marching and Concert Bands and Orchestra, 1953-1957. (See MEMORALLZE 8A) be delivered Wednesday, July 28, by H. A. Gilliam, Sr., second vice president-person nel administrator, Universal Life Insurance Co., chairman of the Task Force charged with setting the corporation's machinery in motion. Featured speaker for the Presidents' Banquet, the tradi tional entertainment high light of each annual conven tion, will be Mrs. Elizabeth Koontz, director, Women's Bureau, U. S. Department of (See INSURANCE 8A) NAACP Resolutions Set Forth Policy Of The Organization MINNEAPOLIS - Basic policies of the National As sociation for the Advancement of Colored People are set forth in a series of 42 reso lutions, covering practically every aspect of the civil rights struggle, adopted by the dele gates attending the Associa tion's 62nd annual convention here, Jily 5-9. In addition to internal affairs, the resolutions dealt with problems in such areas as housing, education, voter re gistration, political action, the armed services and veterans affairs, drug abuse, the ad ministration of justice, con sumer protection, economic advancement, hospitals, health and welfare, and foreigh af fairs. Because of the pressure of time, 15 resolutions sub mitted by the Resolutions Committee were referred to the Association's Board of (See RESOLUTIONS 8A) Groundbreaking for the new John Avery Boys' Club will be held at 430 P.M. Sunday at the southwest comer of Pettigrew and Grant Streets. W. J. Kennedy, Jr., presi dent, will serve as master of ceremonies that will also fea ture brief remarks from Mayor pro-tem John S. Stewart, chair man of the building com mittee. The public is invited to the program. 1 Special representatives are expected from the Durham United Fund and from the Re development Commission. The Club is moving from its former temporary location at 2515 Fayetteville Street. Prior to removal to the Fayetteville Street location in June, 1967, the club had occupied a $125,000 brick building at 506 Branch Place, since 1959. Urban renewal and the East- West Expressway are utilizing the Former Branch Place pro perty. The late Juvenile Court (See BOYS' 8A) Century Club of N. C. Educators Credit Union Formally Organized The Century Club of the N. C. Educators Credit Union, Inc. was formally organized July 17, in Durham. The group was welcomed by Mrs. L. M. Har ris, President of Durham Col lege. and the response was given by Mrs. Ruth L. Wood son, representing the State De partment of Public Instruction. Dr. Charles "A" Lyons, Presi dent of Fayetteville State Uni versity, was the featured speak er. He captured hit audience on the theme that one of the most fundamental features of existence, is economic security. He urged his audience to do everything possible to develop a sense of urgency on the part of the people to save a portion of their earnings regularly in support of the expanded pro gram of saving to be spot^trei Sl "T-t. k H It H IN NEW ASSIGNMENT— Secretary of Trans portation John A. Volpe talks with Lt. Gen eral Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. (USAF-Ret.), re Dea. W. Allen To Deliver Trial Sermon Sunday ■' Hfir V T ■ i mf DEACON ALLEN Deacon Willie G. Allen, Production Manager for The Carolina Times Newspaper, will deliver his trial sermon at True-Way Church of God In Christ Jesus, Inc., 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 25. Deacon Allen, who's motto, "To Preach the Truth to the People", is a native of Erwin. He came to Durham at the age of four and made it his home. He received his edu cation at Hillside High School and Durham College. His re ligious training is comprised of 18 years served as a deacon (See TRIAL 8A) by the Century Club, for the N. C. Educators Credit Union, Inc. By-Laws representing the work of a special committee were presented by G. H. Wash ington, and as amended by the persons present were approved'. The elections committee's re port was presented by H. D. Pickett, and after nominations were made from the floor the following officers were select ed: President, J. W. Mask, Jr.; Vice President, Mrs. Annie Mae Alston; Secretary, Mrs. S. R. Jenkins; Assistant Secretary. Mrs. Leona B. Daniel; Parlia mentarian, W. E. Hall; Treas urer, Charles Iriving; Coordi nators At Large, G. H.' Wash ington and W. R. Collins; Exe cutive Committee members at (See CENTURY 8A) GOOD READING IN THIS ISSUE PAN AFRICAN-USA TRACK MEET 6A * 7A MISSISSIPPI AS I SEE IT By Donald Lovo TAKING A CLOSER LOOK By John Myers TODAY'S SCENE AT HILLSIDE By M. DeJarmon WRITERS FORUM By G«orfe B. R« DURHAM SOCIAL NOTES By Mrs. Syminer Day* cently nominated by President Nixon to b« the Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Safety and Consumer Affairs. Nixon Names Retired General To Trans. Post WASHINGTON, D. C—Presi dent Nixon sent to the Senate recently the nomination of re tired Air Force lieutenant General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Safety and Consumer Affairs. Secretary of Transportation John A. Volpe said: "As Di rector of the Department of. Transportation's Office of Civil Aviation Security, General Da vis has done an outstanding job working with the airlines, airport operators, and other government agencies on the security problems facing our air commerce industry. In his new job he will coordinate the Department's safety and con sumer activities and direct the hazardous materials, pipeline safety and transportation se curity programs. I am confi dent hi* leadership will be a vital element for the success of our efforts." President Nixon appointed General Davis Director of Civil Aviation Security last Septem ber 21. On June 17 of this year, Secretary Volpe named him Acting Assistant Secretary to replace Wlßard Smith, who retired on June 30. Born in Washington, D. C. f General Davis, 58, is a 1030 graduate of the United States m m WATTS IN WASHINGTON—Leon 0. Woods, Watts Manufactur ing Corporation president (left) was honored by Religious Heri tage of America as "Business Man of the Year" for having ac complished on* of the most outstanding Job* in America lft training hardcore unemployabtas Into an outstanding work force and excellent citizens. Presenting the award recently in Washington, D. C. was P. Rlttar Shumway, board chairman of the United States Chamber of Commerce. PRICE: 20 CENTS Military Academy. He joined the Army Air Corps and won his wings in 1942. A fighter pilot, he served in North Afri ca, Sicily and Italy during World War II and in Korea in 1953. After retiring from the Air Force in 1970, he became Di rector of Public Safety for the City of Cleveland. He left there six months later to join the President's Commission on Campus unrest before coming to the Department of Transpor tation. At the time of his retirement from the Air Force, General Davis was the highest ranking black officer in the United! States Armed Forces. Con firmed by the Senate, he would be the highest ranking black in the Department of Transporta tion and one of the highest in the Federal government. Slaying Of Guards Still Mystery WILMINGTON Po lice Chief H. K. Williamson said last week his department has made no headway in the investigation of the alaying of two aecurity guards at a local junior high school.

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