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V , .. W$W,'tffo KENANSVULL1S, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1954
SUBSCRIPTION RATE: S M pur )t bi Dupita and adJMalM
PRICE TKJ CENTS
Segregation DedsioUsiirs State
j Rights And Violates precedents
SATVRDAT IS PREWAEY DAT
'Saturday is the day when all
Democrat in North Carolina have
a, privlledf e few peoples of the
world have, that of going to the
, poll and casting their ballot for
their favorite candidate for pub
lic office. True this is only a pri
mary, bat the Democratic, pri
mary In oar state, is tantamount
. to election and the. big election In
the fall Is merely a formality. '
v' ,A4 the campaign comes to a
close in Duplin we observe it has
- been rather warm In some races.
We all look to Saturday with con
fidence. We believe that ' oar
people will go to the polls and
-elect the best qualified man for
; office. Not that the ones who
Mr. Grady Mercer, Co-Director ;
Duplin Cqunty March of Dimes
KenansviUe, North Carolina
' ' ' "- .
Dear Mr. Mercer:
It gives me a great deal of per
sonal pleasure to send you the en
closed Certificate of Appreciation
acknowledgement of the splen
did job, you, and your ; co-workers
did in raising $6,082.69 in the March
of i Dimes Campaign this year.
t am sure that you' must have a
feeling of great . satisfaction , in
knowing that you are making a
vital contribSflon- to the fight to
conquer.-this, disease.-, jkl v.-tt&lki
- While all fjnsj county reports are
not yet in," we are confident that
gross collections in' North Carolina
year. Jor UU splendid achieve
) all credit is due the volunteer
pajgn Directors who provided
j leadership. .
With kindest personal 'regards,' I
am y, - - - -
f, Cordially yours,
THAD EURE, Chairman
North Carolina March of Dimes.
Sfouf Reports $1500 Sent From Duplin
To Cancer Society; Thanks Workers
W. E. Stout of Wallace, Duplin
County Commander of the Cancer
Drive reports that he has mailed
a check for $1500.95 to the American
Cancer Society, representing the
amount collected in Duplin in the
19M drive. The following commun
ity chairman reported their respec-
; tive collections:
Wallace, Miss Helen Hunt, Chm.,
KenansviUe, Mr. William E. Craft,
Smith , Township, Mrs. Dempsey
Smith, Chm, $115.91.
Taison, Mrs. W. I. Thompson,- Chm.,
Warsaw, Mr. j. Edd, Strickland,
Chm., $61 2S, '
Scotts-Outlaws Bridge, Mrs. Elmo
Blizzard, Chm, $52.00.
Boss Hill, Mr. Ben Harrell, Chm.,
By Mrs, James Dickson
Calypso, North Carolina, is a small
- town of about 6oo people, with four
white churches and three negro
- churches, and like- our forefathers
when. Sunday comes the white and
t colored are found in their respec-
tive churches. We have a good high
- school and a oolored grade school
We have one af the largest veterans
. schools in this part of the state.
most up to aie gyms in tne state.
Tsi have civic organizations such
itan Club, , Adelphlan wo.
rClflb, Home Demonstration.
.American Legion and a wide
,Vke ' Fire Department. We are
proud of our . veneer plant '' which
-' is one of the largest of it'skind in
the nation. We' have eight stores
which carry anything, baby clothes
to" deep freezes. There , are three
service stations located on the high
way. , W. re mot . .boon, towm
.neither are we static, v.
Calypsa is situated in one of the
richest jfarming iwction,. of j.thit
state. There .are thousands and. thou
sands of bushels of produce grown
within a radius of few miles, of
town, such as cucumbers, beans,
are defeated are net qualified,
we believe that all are qualified,
but we believe the ciUxens of
Duplin will select the best quali
fied. As in all primaries In our
eonnty some scars will be left
buC thanks to the nature of bur
people those scars will soon re
move themselves sad we will all
-shoulder oar responsibilities as
upright citisens : and Put our
shoulders to the wheel and do
our part : in , carrying DnpUn
County on to greater days In the
future. Duplin has a great des
tiny and with the proper cooper
ation we will reach that destiny.'
Let's all go to the polls. Saturday :
and vote for Our choice candidate. .
v;;. J.. Rj Orady -,
POTTER'S HILL MAN.
Alton (Chucfc) tutrell of JPotters
Hill was apprehended . by ' Sheriff
Thomas J. Marshall and SBI Agent
Bob Oppe in Jacksonville, N. C on
charges of breaking and entering.
. Furell is charged with breaking
and entering the'faison Buick Com
pany in JacksonvHIe on March 18.
According to Sheriff Marshall, Fu
trell waited on the outside of the
building whjle three , companions
went inside and tiroke into the safe
and ransacked the "office. " "
Futrell stated that be received
4.75 for his part of the robbery....
The three other men, Edgar Da v.
enport, Edward Sparrow, and Geor
ge Gurley, all of Kinston, were ar
rested Ifi- Wilson a few days 'after
the . alleged , robbery took place.
They are also wanted in Onslow and
three "'other' counties, on r various
idiarges, -! -, V' ':;.;,'-.-; - tip!
Sheriff Marshall stated that he
had an anonymous letter that led
to the arrest of FutrelL Tutrell is
being held in the Onslow County
jail in default of a $500 bond He
had a preliminary bearing before
Justice of the Peace L. T. Jackson
May 21 and will be tried in Superior
Court in Jacksonville this week.
Calypsd, Mrs. James Dixon, Chm,
Magnolia, Mrs. Earnest Pope, Chm,
Beulaville, Mr. Russell Lanier, Chm.
Chinquapin, Mr. Billie Brinkley,
Lyman, Mrs.McAUen Brown, Chm,
Teachey, Mr. H. V. Boney, Chm,
Mr. Stout said: "I would like to.
express my heartfelt thanks to the
above named chairmen for their
fine work in raising this amount
of money for the tight against can
cer and I also Want to thank the.
DUPLI NTIMES for the help given
in the promotion of this drive and
for the space devoted to the educa
tional portion of the program."
peppers, potatoes etc. v
- just a few years ago ' a train
load of produce would be shipped
from here in a single day, besides
thousands of baskets by express.
Just a few years ago an express
train would stand for hours load
ing express for northern markets.
, It appears to this writer and I'm
sure to the general public that the
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad is at
tempting to 'drive., business away
from this place and they are suc
ceeding to certain degree.
" One of the first moves they made
in this direction was, to tear down
a platform that bad been in use for
over 0 years, which could have
been put in first class condition for
a small traction of the cost of tear,
ing down and moving. This platform
was used in the loading et express
for northern markets, but since that
time It has been set on side, of
station .and many' times on - the
ground with no protection ' from
weather. what so ever.:
The next, move 1 they wade was
to contract with an individual to
handle western . union telegrams
pver ,, telephone from Mt Olives
western union office, at the same
time, having: a telegraph operate
FPU JAMES B. FTJTREIXE
sonlot M and Mrs. Walter B.
Futrelle Sr. of Rt. 2, KenansvUIe,
is borne for 30 days after a tour of
15 months active duty in Korea,
frbile in Korea; Cpl. Futrelle was
detailed to transport ammunition to
the front until fighting ceased, then
engaged in the peace talk at Pan
i'pp),- Futrelle- saw much of the ex
change of prisoners of war. He will
report back for active duty on June
W-'V ' .;a;
)X6i entered active duty with the
National Guard Battery from Beula
ville on May 7th, 1951 after Basic
training, -enlisted for four years and
T6h From Duplin
Grcduate E.C.C. ;
Kasi Carolina College graduating
exercises were held Monday morn
ing with a total of 337 seniors and
graduate "students getting; ' degrees.
; Thft following from Duplin Coun
ty .graduated: ;
.8.iSi',V-( Evelyn- Jean Davis and
Laura, YCV West. . Warsaw; Mildred
GetcheVFaiSon; Faison; Bessie Belle
Murphy and Emily Jane Rivenbark,
Rose iRuJi'. , Victor Johnson Tucker.
Maghohat vand Sue Carl Oswald,
Marcelus B.Pope, and Trudy Carr
sJullous Herring of Glisson town-
ship was arrested, near Blizzards
Cross Roads, Monday for possession
of 1 quart of hon tax paid whiskey.
Herring was placed under- a $200
D6ndVfor appearance to the June
7'erin'of County Court Arresting
officers were deputies W. O. Hous
ton and T. E. Revelle. ,
FfldaY a still was destroyed bv
deputM Houston, and Revelle, near
Warsaw; The. still was a 100 gallon
rfiTjfitv "knrl Wttfl 1rnairA skn.. IAA
ar -r-rf nwv luvuiiVU HUUUi UU
yardhok of,Ashfords Store. Also
destroyed Waa 6 barrels of mash
awd;( py 5 gallon containers. :
ancl .necessary, wires in the station
for ' this purpose, which has been
the iCIistoni: for ,0-ver 40 years.
ThAlhext move was I to make
CalypM a non stop station for Nos
Wvnii9 which, had been a custom
for Theni to stop for over 40 years.
;',Thenext' move was to remove
the wires from the station and in
stalling the' railroad telephone in a
boi on a telephone pole. You should
seChe operator talking Into this
little box especially on rainy wea
ther, it looks very silly to the aver
age citizen, when this phone could
have been left in, the office with
less expense. i':-;
ftosf of uSnwUI agree that busin
ess has fallen off at this station, but
how -could we expect anything else
under these conditions. Just a few
cents an hour more would have
required the operator to do the
telegraphing, copy train orders and
many other ' services necessary to
the operation of a railroad, i v
Now they are attempting to close
this station through the State UU1U
ties Commission. Hearing began be
fore his Commission on May n and
to be,'cotitmul i -June fft WU1
this commission 'decide, in' favor of
the railroad or the gubllcT v- h
by J."W. Tomlinson
: The 12-page decision of the United
States Supreme Court outlawing
segregation in the public schools of
the states on the ground that it
violated the 14th Amendment' is a
violation of precedents and the most
serious blow that has yet been
Struck against the rights of the
states in a matter vitally affecting
their authority and welfare.
i The decision, handed down by
Chief Justice Earl Warren tor a
unanimous court, shows a strong
tendency on the part of the court
to usurp the functions of state legis-'
lative bodies, a usurpation that
those who drafted the United States
Constitution never intended.
, The thirteen original states sur
rendered only a few rights by
adopting the Constitution, and what
they didn't surrender, as stated in
that immortal document, were ex
pressly reserved to themselves.
'. The states surrendered such
rights as national defense, currency
reform and postof fice privileges.
But they did not ' surrender the
right to handle all domestic pro
blems, including election laws, crim
inal and civil cases and, after the
proclamation freeing slaves, the
distinction between the races.
Next, the historic decision can and
should be critized for assuming
authority belonging to other bran
ches' of the government.
The framers of the United States
Constitution had before them the
works of Blackstone and of Monte
squieu each of whom had emphasi
zed the importance of a general
separation of the legislative, execu
tive and judicial departments of
government and this separation was
observed by them in framing the
United States Constitution.
The historic decision swept aside
this separation. The Judicial branch
rather than the- legislative branch
is writing the Jaws, and the Judicial
branch wither thahtte "executive
branch is assuming authority - for
- The decision, considered the most
Important in race relations since
the famous Dred Soott decision of
1857, . should be deplored for re
versing the supreme law of the
land on the 14th ' Amendment.
That amendment says all citizens
must be treated equally, and for
over half a century no decision of
the Supreme Court had said segre
gation by itself was unconstitution
Since 1896 this has been the de.
cisions of the court. Even though
Negroes were separated from the
whites, there was no violation of
the 14th Amendment so long as
Negroes received treatment equal to
that given whites. For 58 years the
court had never reversed that rul
ing of 1896 by saying or intimating
segregation of itself is unconstitu
The separate bjl equal doctrine
meant that -Negroes would get faci
lities equal to those for white per
sons although those facilities would
In 1950 the court re-affirmed the
"separate but equal" doctrine as
the supreme law of the land in race
relations. The court held that Texas
and Oklahoma must let Negroes
into white schools, not because seg
regation by itself was unconstitu
tional, but because Negro schools in
those states were not equal to those
of the whites.
With the court sticking rigidly to
the "separate but equal" doetrine
laid down in 1896, the Southern
States, accepting the vilidlty of the
decision, have expended hundred
of millions of dollars for construc
tion of new Negro school facilities
to conform with the supreme law
of the land,
Great progress has been made at
tremendous cpst throughout the
South to carry out that which the
southern State Governments had the
right to believe was the supreme
law of the land. This reversal by
the court from its "separate but
equal" policy to complete abolition
of segregation will create problems
such as have never confronted the
nation before. ' ,
' By .violating precedents the Su
preme Court has opened the 'door
to one suit after another to end
segregation in such places at bea
ches,. State parks, hospitals, apart
ment bouses, public housing, and
any number of similar places, set up
with tax funds. r.''.
? The' "about-face" to ; the rear,
march" decision , will be deplored
by mlUions of Americans through
out the breadth of. this land, and
instead of advancing education It
will thiWseducation" back ; fifty
lyea.rs ,in':inahy ;tUtek:tej&-fx'---
to the Stat ot Jlorth Carolina, we
are facing a crislg of the first magnitude,-
X wonder is the family that lives
on last month's income Instead of
nert. month's. ; WAia. .
Beulaville Man Gets
. , . (
The Hospital Top Award was
presented to A. F. G. E. member,
Woodrow Williams by Dr. Winfred
Overholser, superintendent of St.
Elizabeths Hospital in Washington.
Saint Elizabeths Hospital, in the
nations capital, is one of the Govern
ments Major Center for treatment
of the mentally 111.
Last Friday afternoon, several
hundred patients, employees and
visitors gathered in a picturesque
out door ceremony to honor a group
of men and women whose contri
bution to the recovery of mental
patients is seldom recognized, the
hospital's psychiatric aides, word
attendants in the civil service job
Most outstanding patients, doc
tors.nurses and fellow employees
nominated the attendant they con
sidered most outstanding. A dis
tinguished committee of judges
made the final selection.
The top award, psychiatric aide
of the year went to active A. F. G.
E. member, Woodrow Williams. In
addition of the trophy and cash
award he received at the ceremony,
Mr. Williams will also receive a
National Award, next week from
the National Association for Men
Perhaps the reason Mr. Williams
received the award can best be fo
und In the excerpts from the pro
gram booklet prepared for the
, "For a long time he workeecfin
a disturbed ward where many of the
patients had to be kept in", but he
was competent in dealing with
patients of this type, drawing them
out, stimulating pride in their per
sonal appearance and conduct. As
a result, he weaned patients away
from demonstrating by invective
and violence their antagonism a
gainst both hospital staff and other
'"Moved" tft a convalescent ward
in the same section of the hospital,
Mr. Williams demonstrated the same
initiative at Christmas time. He
showed his thoughtfulness, by pro
viding each of his thirtv cWcee,
with a tastefully wrapped Christ
mas present, each one individuali
zed. On his salary he couldn't af
ford much, a handkerchief, a ciRT,
some candy but carefully selected.
It is not to be wondered that pa
tients respond to this man, - that
they cooperate - that the patients
help him make his ward the tidiest,
quietest, most orderly in Howard
Hall and why patients in other
wards seek transfer to this ward."
"Exercising intelligent initiative,
he interests patients in helping each
other, encouraging the convalescent
patients to assist in drawing out
the seclusive, withdrawn ones and
quieting the disturbed. As a conse
quence, medical treatment programs
are more successful and recovery
is accelerated. Mr. Williams stimu
lated patients to help each other
to mix well, to work together, to
be kind to each other and be toler
ant." Woodrow is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Chesley Williams of Beula
ville. His wife is the former Miss
Ethel Dail, daughter 6f Mr. and
Mrs. Harper Dail of Chinquapin.
Pink Hill June 26
The Kinston Soap Box Derby
committee has invited Eastern Caro
lina communities to hold their own
Derby previous to June. 27, classic
that will be run off in that city,
and the first to take up the oppor
tunity is Pink Hill, with a number
of Duplin County boys competing.
The pre-Derby event for Pink Hill
is scheduled for Saturday, June 26,
and will be sponsored by the Fire
Department. Jepsey Pickett, who is
in charge of registration has an
nounced ihat 14 boys have already
signed up and that more are ex
pected to get 'in the roll shortly.
AU boys competing in the' Pink
Hill run-off wiU also enter the
Kinston race and wUl be eligible
tor additional prizes including a
chance at the. first place Keating
Trophy and free trip to Akron,
Ohio. -:-;'v -,:vv.:
The following boys have signed
up for the Fink HU1 Classic: Gene
Taylor 11, Pink HUl; Winston Stroud
13, Pink Hill, Rt 1; Joe Clay Jones,
14, Pink HUl, Rt 1; Jim Tom Spence
1V; Pink HlllRt Lynn Sutton,
13," AlbertsonjjWalte .Meadows 12,
Deep Run; Rodney Howard 14, Pink
Hill, Rt 1 Jimmy Southerlahd 14,
PinK HUl Rt'l; Gregory Smith S4.H
Albertson;' Kenneth Smith 14, Al
bertson; Wayland Davis' 14, .Albert
sori; Don Pierce 13, Pink Hill, Rt 1;
Jimmy Miles 13, Pink Hill; and
Bobby Holt 12, Pink Hill, Rt-4.
Cooperafvie Savings & Loan Mn.
Opens In Wallace Friday; Caudell Mgr.
The establishment of a locally
operated Savings home financing
agency in Wallace to serve surroun
ding communities has been a long
time ambition of W. F. Caudell,
manager of the Cooperative Sav
ings and Loan Association office
which opens in Wallace on East
Main Street at 2 p.m. Friday for
its gala get-acquainted week.
"The areas of Duplin and Pender
Counties the Cooperative will serve
has long needed such an institution,
and that need has been recognized'
for years," Caudell said this week.
"On many of my past visits here
I have discussed the subject with
local business interests, and plans
were made tenatively to seek a
charter and recruit local capital.
"It was found, however, that Sav
ings & Loan Associations, begin
ning from scratch, must operate for
two years or more before earning
enough reserve to pay attractive
dividends," the Cooperative manager
explained." The solution has been
found now with the expansion of
the Cooperative Savings 8c Loan
which has 56 years of successful
operation in Wilmington and East
ern North Carolina behind it.
"Through the Wallace office of
Cooperative, those who open sav
ings accounts will earn returns on
their money at the current rate of
3 per cent a year every day it is
left" in the account. Too, Coopera
tive accounts are protected fully by
the Federal Savings & Loan In
surance Corp, a U. S. government
agency. It also has the protection
and guidance afforded by its mem
berships in the Federal Home Loan
Bank; the U. S. Savings & Loan
League and the North Carolina
Savings Si Loan League.
"As far as loans are concerned,
the financing of new homes, mod
ernization and repairs, and the gen
eral improvement of real estate can
be best handled locally, and Cooper
ative's policy is to let money saved
at home work at home."
Mr. Caudell said that he considers
the most important task facing him
in Wallace is to get acquainted with
more citizens of this area." I have
come to know a great many persons
here and have made some good
friends," he said. "I want, however,
to make a real study of the needs
of this area for the savings and loan
services Cooperative can office. My
job is to make it as pleasant and as
convenient as possible for residents
of our Duplin and Pender com
munities to avail themselves of the
safe and profitable opportunities of
the Cooperative program.
Mr. Caudell is a native of Robe
son County. He recently sold out
his business interests in Florida to
return to North Carolina and estab
lish a home in Wallace.
Recently a Syphilis survey was
made in Duplin County. A total of
1026 Blood Tests were taken show
ing 54 Positive cases, which is a
5 Positive Rate.
The survey showed up as follows:
Male, ages 14 to 45 and over: 22
Positive cases; 8 Weakly Positive
cases - - Female, ages 14 to 45 and
over: 18 Positive cases; 6 Weakly
This survey was sponsored by the
Duplin County Health, Department
during the month of April.
i Pictured ab6ve is Cadet Major ' BiUy Summerlin of Summerlln's
Crossroads, ton of Mr, and Mrs. McCoy Summer Un, who won the award
for meritorious service In the annual Mq'Jier's Day Parade held at
Edward MUitary Institute, Salemburg. He is shown here being-con
gratulated by Col. W. 3. Alexander,
Summerlin was asc given a letter
this Was the highest award that the
On Saturday, May 8, the Kenans
viUe F.F.A. Chapter placed third
in the District Livestock Judging
Contest held in. Elizabethtown at
Green Brothers. Green Pastures
Classes of animals judged by the
team were: One olass of beef heifers
and one class of Hampshire gilts.
Members of the team were: Brin
son Vestal, Timmy Outlaw and
J. B. Potter, all seniors of the Ken
ansviUe High School. These boys
are receiving medals in this work.
KenansviUe F.F-A. Chapter was
eligible to enter this contest by
virtue of winning the Duplin Coun
ty F.F.A. Federation Livestock
Judging Contest held in Chinqua
pin on April 14. In this contest J. B.
Potter was high scorer in the
In the Dairy Cow Judging Con
test held in Wallace at Mr. Cord
ing's dairy on April 14 a team from
the KenansviUe Chapter won second
place. Wallace won first place. The
KenansviUe team was made up of
Bill Quinn, Steve Williamson and
Ray Taylor, aU sophomores.
Wallace' won . third place in the
District Dairy VCattle Judging Con
test held May.vB also in Elizabeth
town at , Greene r Brothers Green
Pastures fari)itj - '' '
The "teams winning first and sec
ond place- in the district contest
and beet cattle and hogs were: 1st.
White Oak of Bladen County and
2nd. Clement of Sampson.
The teams winning first and sec
ond place in the district contest in
Dairy Cows were; 1st White Oak of
Bla County e.nd gnd,-Clinton-of
Sampson County. '
The first and second place teams
will advance on to the -State Con
test held in Raleigh in August.
Honored At College
Baxter Hunter Wells, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Hugh McAden Wells, Rt.'
1, Albertson, N. C.' will be among
the 127 graduates who will receive
degrees at the Commencement exer
cises at Catawba College an Mon
day, May 31.
Mr. Wells has taken an active
part in Sports at Catawba. He is
also an active member of the Ac
counting Club. Recently, at the
Chapel Recognition exercises, Mr.
Wells was given a sweater as recog
nition of his work as Director of
Intramental Athletics at Catawba
A Bit of Humor
A woman approached evange
list Billy Graham after one of his
sermons and asked pensively,
"I wonder if you .can help me"
I have a terrible habit of exagg
eration. e"Crtainly, madam," replied the
evangelist "Just call it lying"
WaU Street Journal
commandant of cadets. Codet Mayer
of commendation which stated that
school could bestow on atcdet
by Tom Boney
of the Wallace Enterprise .- -The
Negro leaders . of Duplin
county are unanimously in xavor
of segregation in the public schools. :
That is the opinion gathered from
numerous contacts during the past
three days by the editor of The
Wallace Enterprise. From aU parts
of Dupiln County, east west north,
south, and central, the thinking was
the same segregation is best lor
The straw poU was taken of lead
ing Negro citizens, all successful
and well thought of in their respec
But while they were all in accord
in , their belief that separation of
tbe'jaces is desirable nearly all
expressed a desire for "EQUAL .
facilities for both the races.
All citizens contacted answered
Yes" to each of the following ques
tions asked in the poll:
1- Are you familiar with the re
cent Supreme Court decision abol
ishing legalized segregation in the
2. Do you think that your people
prefer to attend the schools the
county has provided and now
providing for Negroes as in the
3 Do you think that Negro child
ren would prefer to attend schools
with Negro faculties and supervis
ors? 4. Do you think that the Negroes
of Duplin County prefer to partici-.
pate in educational leadership and
activities such as PTA, basketball,
and aU school functions -in their own
& Do you favor equal but separate
schools on a voluntary basis?
6. Do you think that better edu
cational opportunities can be afford
ed the Negro children- of Duplin
County in separate but equal
Comments of Negroes showed that
most of them have been doing a lot
of constructive thinking and their
grasp and insight into the situation
was amazing to the interviewer.- v
i 'Reverend Malachi Newkirk, who
is held in deep respect by the mem.,
bers of both races, white' and black.
stated , that, he Intends to call, a
meeting about June 1st of all .negro
leaders in the county; This meet
ing, cdming after the primary , this
Saturday, "wUl be free of aU poli
tics", he said. The purpose of the
meeting will be to draft a petition
for presentation to the County
Board of Education urging that body
to consider continuing the schools
of the county on the same basis as
in the past, on a voluntary basis,
with a view toward equalizing faci
lities in all schools of the county
at an early date.
Reverend Newkirk, whose pene
trating intellect and insight into
the problems of humanity, said, "I
believe I am speaking for 90 per
cent of the Negroes when I say
that we do not want to send our
children to the white schools and
have them mingle and eventually
intermarry with the whites."
Continuing, he said, "the whites
and blacks must work together to
Iron this situation out. The friend
ship and deep respect of the old
timey black man and the old-timey
white man has got to be revived."
The Hallsville and Rocky Point
Baptist Church minister, who Uves y
a mile west of Rose HUl, had four
churches up to last year. Eighty
years old, he has traveled in 45
of the states and been to England
and South America. He plans to visit
Colorado this week. He proposed
that the Negroes be given some
voice in the selection of a super
visor for the schools and have some
control over the hiring and firing
Other comments heard were as
James Rice, KenansviUe store
operator: "I think we would rather
go on as we are now. I think the
people of KenansvUIe as a whole
prefer separate schools."
Sam Stackhonse, farmer. Route 1,
Box 58, Magnolia: "We would like
to have equal rights the same as
whites. We prefer Negro instructors.
We should have the same comfort
facilities such as heat light, plumb
ing and so forth and the few people
I have talked with feel the same
Mrs. Ed Monk, KenansviUe, school
teacher: "We would like an equal
chance 'In the schools and for a ,
Falter Boney, farmer, lives a mile
east of Charity: "We are wUUng to .
work; , for the best for everybody. ;
I have been a member ; of , the 'f
School Committee for three years
and have been around in the world v
tor 62 years. We want to do the
thing that Is right."
Oscar Sharpleas, farmer, lives t' "
miles .'southeast of Chinquapin, )
Chairman of .the Charity School '
Committee: "I am in favor of all
ment and facilities, parttoularly on .
me elementary - level, w jiatever s
best for one chUd is best "for sn
other,"'He has been a member f a
the School Committee for three
years add chairman tor one. He s
ed, T have heard about the North.
" (See Tom Boney on B.ck ."if