North Carolina Newspapers

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VOL. I. NO. 40
Initial Classification
Of Registrants
Is Ordered
Notice To Complete
Task By Oct. 18 Received
, The Initial classification by Octo
ber Id1-of \nll "registrants liable for
military service was ordered by local
boards yesterday In 'a communication
from J. Van B. Metis, state director
of selective service, who directed
the local boards to begin reclassification
of single men with dependents.
and to follow with reconsideration
of men with wives but no
Until specifically authorized to do
so by the director of selective service
the noards were Instructed not to
classify in i-A, I-AO,-or IV-E any
registrant who has a wife and children,
or children, with whom he .
p maintains a family relationship in
I his home, unless bis status was acquired
after.December 8, 1941, or at
!a time when'selection y was iminent.
. r>f; Quotas to Be Higher.
. .. ^"The serious milItaiy' situation,''
I the . communication stated.'"requires
J that; the selective service system preN
pare to fill monthly'calls'durlng the
coming year which will be equal to
or In excels of monthly, calls made
In August, September and October of
> this year." "* . " * * >. j v
' " The order found boards No. 1, and
4 ",' .'^.(Continued On Page %wo)
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Negro sTorpedo, ' ;
Victims To Have ,
Rest Camp , j
Torpedoed aeainen, a large, number
of whom have been Negroes, will now ,
fcave a rest camp In Maryand Slate
officials, and the U. S. army offiU-als
administering camps formerly main-'
ialDCd by the Civilian Conservation
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, The agreement -was announced last
^ wselr by Admiral ^ F nory ' S.-" Land,
; War Shipping Adm 1 olatratdt.
Camp CP9-8 Elk ridge,, kd.. was
iected as the; first of a proposed
number to nerve the principal ports,
li will .'be uaed^teiuporarily by.sur- '
vIvors of torpedoed ships and other *
seamen badly In need of rest and re- 1
cuperatton . disembarking at Balti- 3
more. New York, and Philadelphia. '
In hi* request ,io LJU Gen.'*llreh{?ti *
Somervell, coairaabdlhl: general^Bepr:
- Ices of Supply^ for the use ott CXX? '
camps, AdiAffai La(f?l Hald that j
camps'twould prb$l8^ facilities for at 1
least two weeks of rest and reflation
for officers and aeimeh^lhirvlvora
a program waa essentia^' main
f of torpedoed ^essel^ aiifl that suqH
a program was essential ' to heifr
maintain tbe '.bealth ahd morale of ,
. J merchant seamen. A* ? !
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These students, recently
College, Greensboro, received
made op of individuals whoi
penses for the 12-week cours
cused their attention on alte
placed in pressing clubs and
business'. Reading from left t<
Mayn&rd, Mrs. Lillian Reid (
Robert Womack. Mr. Preston
3almer Memorial
3tkrts Yealr With
"ine Enrollment
In spit? of the changed conditions
>r ought nboot bj the wkr crlida, Palner
Memorial institute still holds Its
Ugh place In the minds of S'egro parents
who sent'120 or more teen-age
routha .to*, register Thursday, the beHl>nU>
Afi ?t,? . 1<MO iO -? >' '
no re wereexpected. The seolor claw
if 30 or more students were boats
and boisteaaea ^ to ^tbe Incoming *tulent!
thron&kout Thura&ay. * ?'
The student body is losde tip of
itudents as far west as Lao Angeles,
Oallf., urrd jia far north' as the New
England states, the aouthem states
furnishing their usual quota of stufcwits.
_ Oxer 00 per cent of the present
enrollment i*r composed of thine
Who lil atifedbance last year*
u mi . 4 . . . 4W
Owing te several members of the
Ittaff being called to tbe color*. *evsftl
new Instructors are to be found
Mb the staff this year. * :
The%tiaual program 'ct extra-currfcdik
Activities for ^klch the school
ik notjid^ will be cifried out as usual
dkrlAg tile school'feat-. *>.'
Negb Resident* of
Indianh Go Over :
BSBP v;,,,ti,,n;d'r,1,a
their certificates in tailoring S?
ire, handicapped, by,,.some physic*
e was paid by the state of North
rations, remodeling and genera] ti
Btores. Mr. Jesse Hedrick^ extrem
o right, the others are Messrs. I
not a member of the class), and
Brown; also a member, is not sb<
Bennett College j
Opens Sept. 15 1
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s semester marking the 17th
opening of Bennett college as an educational
Institution devoted to ' the
training of young women will offl- ^
cially get under way on September *
15- ? *
The Freshman Week committee, 1
headed by Mini T. Ruti Brett, Dean
of .. Students and assisted by Dr. <
James T. Morton, Dean of Instruc- i
tloh and Mini Willa'R. Player, Dl- t
rector of Admissions, has drawn up 1
for presentation to freshmen and new i
students a weiibaianced orientation l
program calculated to Integrate ttila *
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t'J .(Tank. the army mrwrpaper, tell
St. txral^ HI., yonth who la now-wltl
Clalbofnh. Lotiitianai lb teDlh*' the
Chariw Cpneen. Yank staff writer, g
Ne*ro tank unit In the United Stated
Willis Rice just waited hi ai
puthifc'iuLme down oh pap?r and
it was the wajf it h&d be^h With
last October. Nothing to it Just i
a soldier. Y6u don't know where
move. Quentin went to Hawaii, a
be walks fast. v ; y .
' Willis Rlcel. VaanH a* hero. jle"
\ signed up 'becaiue it* was Pis&ti Jrjtet i
( aa'laat Jannaxy,'and;a lot otthlnga
6 V &*/* >r "ft rt'3-: ri-Uf..
r baAhappened. Erm^ E??t St*
! Ylsiwiw!'?'
narpo down,' a; man Ujould <f?S'. there
"^^aqpethln*. new In the air. .When
living Jit; a city;fqr;2S|
P yjter^l be .^an. fee*- change* ? easy.
? Seemed' a 1 moat a* though'-the whole
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k it, ma
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lilitatiori cfisa'atAj and T. '
iptember 4. The class was 5
il injury or defect.' 'All' exCarolina.
The students fo- '
Ulorihg. They are now being: :
e left, will set up, a private'
>aniel Ingram and , Carlton
Messrs. Garvin Smith and
wo, '
and T. College .;'
(Vill Open Tuesday,' 1
Septemer 15
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A. and T. College will open Its full
juarier with the registration of Inomlng
freshmen on Tuesday, Septetn?er
15. Former students will reglaer
on Friday, September 18.
The annual pre-sesslon faculty-staff
onferenre will be held from. Friday.
M-ptember 11, through Monday, Seperober
14. The programs for the coo'erence
will feature speeches by various
departmental heads* who will
tpeitk In relation to the general theme
Teaching to Meet tlie War,and Past
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the atory of Wlllla Rice, an Rant"*'
> the 761 at tank battalion at Camp ;
story of' Private Rice. Corporal
IVes an Insight into life in the first 7
^7 )
ad signed up, just like that He
they Irave him a uniform,, and
his brother Quentih way back
put your name down and you're
you're going, tput you're on the
nd when a'man goe* to Hawaii,
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Scrap ijeaierli'Are;
A sktkl T^E^st ' y 'ffi
Their Siupment* J>
Remedy. Grave Situation
In an effort' to
si tun tIon
. . n. ' V'-ah..&':' + ?:' ** .r '
ad The Flit are Outlook! |
. .V. . - PRICE: 5*
State Citizens
Respond Fully To
Bond Campaign
Many Cities In,Midst of
Plans. To Sell Securities . ?
North Carolina citizens, under the leadership
of theater exhibitors, are
responding enthusiastically' to' the
moTle industry's campalgif to ^l
bllllou dollars worth of war' bond's
this motnh, acocrdlng to reports com- olog
Into the office of the war sayings
staff here, State Administrator ,'x
Charles H. Robertson said today. '
Durham reports plans for a big i?ltrnde^of*
civilian defense workers, -tp ?/.' "V;
beclimaxeil-by a -rally .and public 'v';
"icuon. ..
Hickory la to have a rally, soon * v
when'.gifts^lli be auctioned to .the
highest bond bidder. Forty 'attriac- V/"-"V
Mve'hlgb school girls will sell bonds V." '
fiudY stamps at the, local theater ,
booth each night. And seats for a lo-V
cjal talent show will sell for from $5 ;v.
to $25 in bonds or stamps. , < '
U. K.' Rice, ,Wlnstdn-Saleiii,'' con- yIncluded
that jw.raona . selling - real .es
nuuiu iiuuu war Don a pro*- "gjf
fleets. He looked lh m pajW for A realty
'transfers, grabbed " his haVV
end uold his proepectjfe f27,000 worth y
of boiuiB. i1' ii?&. - - '
' Charlotte Is working iip a "Christma's
Now" Idea, report* H. E Eter- ^i'v
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William W. Belcher &?
Solves Problem of f!; >' v
Caring for Soldiers
One hundred and fifty beds forj^ c'
or?e thousand soldiers 1 '' > %
That was the dilemma which faced :
William W. Belcher, director of
Negro USO In Washington, on a re- '
cent week-end. ^ VVjV
And . not only lodging, there-wig-.^rV.t
food and recreation ! to be provided
the servicemen. "-A J: *: *
"I could not let them down^'sald}^
Plrector Belcher simply; telling' btV.
his origlnaj reactlon^tothe probTem^/?^
of arranging for the *1,000 men.
through the heroic efforts of the
rector and the generous co-operation, ? ^
of the community?the fighting men >' *, ?
weren't let down 1 . \ 'jQuarter*
now nnder construction > " V
for week-end I ng' Ne*ro servicemen, .L
in 'addition to the 150 bed* already
available, were,-not yet finished. . So Q
It' was np to private families . aod^r TxV
churches, 1 fraternal -order* and clVTc&^j?
orgianlaatlona ' prove their boept*^.^
milty to the soldlera. Appeals went^
over local radio etatlons and In local?^
r?p?" for h?lp. .
\ "Perhaps* I aced 10 year*,**. 1It.V'S&
Belcher commented, . "while waltlnRer^X)
for the first response to the .radio
and preas appeal," - But there was
need for anxiety', ' for 4JV0?f?rolli?j^ai?
opened,,their door^ ^to. the 'xrlirlUn;^^rto
set, ilcetnenj" %w6e?it^*e^menVa^?e^p^R
tire personnel.of, the.
i#Vc.7xi' Rrapch.-.T^e & alsojtrwfc;ftfg|EK
mo th an -.300*, the ^"idlers l^SkV
next two tilRh ti^ and* tta 0aocefi
entertainment '^^01B:^in?i
f(^ia,y^Xrwther y 3

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