North Carolina Newspapers

    Ale. Attorney Genera!
To Speak Here Friday
Richmond M. Flowers, once
considered the hope of Alaba
ma, and currently Attorney-
General, will be the guest
speaker at a banquet given by
the Southeastern Lawyers As
sociation, 6:30 p. m., Dec, 9p
in the Raleigh Memorial Audi
.orium. The banquet is open to
the public.
Flowers gained quite a repu
tation as a fearless prosecutor
and in many instances denounc
ed Alabama justice in its atti
tude many of the cases he f ried
that were fraught with racial
tension and lawlessness. He
vowed that he would use all his
energy to rid Alabama of hate,
Injustice and utter disregard for
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RESCUES THREE FROM FIRE - Philadelphia: Patrolman
Morris Hayes, 36. waits a; Phila. General Hospital (L), after
receiving a neck injury .mrl smoke inhallation after rescuing
a Mother and two children, I.arence, 10, and Beverly, 7,
Jones from a flash fire early Nov. 27, that raced through the
upper floors of a small hotel. A man and five small children
were killed. (UPI PHOTO).
PLEADS FOR POOR - A. Phillip Randolph,
rights advocate, and J. Rustin, his assistant, are shown be
fore a congressional committee, in Washington, this week,
as they plead for funds to aid the |>oor of the nation. Ran
dolph was mindful of the needs of all poor people, regard
less of race. (UPI PHOTO).
Randolph Asks IBS Billion
To Underwrite Poor Needs
WASHINGTON - Civil rights
leader A. Phillip Randolph, ur; -
ing a vast increase in anti
poverty spending, told Cone '. ess
Tuesday, there would be “dis
astrous consequences” ii the
Vietnam war is financed by “the
black and white poor.’'
The 77-year-old president of
the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car
P Anyone having current BLUE TICKETS dated Dee. 3 IC6S, with proper numbers, present same ■
f *• The CAROi IN IAN office and receive amounts listed above from the SWEEPSTAKES FEATURE.
The Thought Exchange
By Gordon B. Hancock
Interpretation is quite as important
as observation, if not more so, in given
situations. The recent elections were
matters of startling observations, but al
so matters demanding studied interpre
tations. Not only was it firmly estab
lished that the nation’s two-party po
litical system is very much alive—which
in itself is a fine and salutory thing—
but a hopeful sign that our vaunted de
mocracy is not merely a forlorn dream.
We can easily conceive the advantages
which will accrue to the nation from the
two-party system; but it is not so easy
to see how it will affect the fortunes of
the struggling Negroes, with minds stt
on full-fledged citizenship in a country
far from fully decided that he should en
joy this citizenship. So, in summing up
the results and trends as shown in the
recent elections, it is difficult to avoid
the conclusion that on the whole, these
were anti-Negro in their general impli
cations. The strong under-current of an
ti-John sonism was a stroke against the
Johnson attempt to integrate the Negro.
The strength of the anti-Johnsonism in
the South, as shown in the South’s turn
toward Republicanism, points up the
law and order.
The Southeastern Lawyers
Association was formed In 1954
to consider special problems
facing Negroes and members of
minority groups intheadrninis
"“t ration of justice in Southeas
tern United States.
Flowers address will high
light the three day meeting
which is placing special empha
sis on legal services to the poor.
Attorney Tex Wilson, Reginal
Director, Mid-Atlantic Legal
Services Office of Economic
Opportunity will Keynote the le
gal services workshops Friday.
Mr. Wilson will discuss a
proposal designed to make legal
porters AFL-CIO made the
statement in testimony pre
pared foi a Senate subcommit
tee studying city problems. He
called for approval of his 10-
year, $lB5 billion “freedom
budget,” including a guaranteed
annual income.
Randolph contended that the
am BJ rnm » mm lUt MM mmm no m.. mm rail
fact that anti-Johnsonism is the South’s
expression of its opposition to the John
son policies as they pertain to Negroes
and the Negroes’ civil rights movement,
or the newest revolution, as it is so-often
called. The swing away from the Demo
cratic Party toward the Republican Par
ty was largely an attempt to put brakes
on The President’s civil rights train. The
election results suggested a slow-down
in the civil rights movement in general,
and on every hand the Anti-Negro
Southerners express the hope and joy
that the coming Congress will see Presi
dent Johnson slowed down in his legis
lative ambitions which clearly include a
fuller citizenship for the harrassed Ne
groes- Anti-Negroism is mirrored in An
ti-Johnsonism! Negroes must not be de
ceived. Johnson is hated because he dar
ed to include the Negro in his Great So
ciety. In fact, the great jibes and jeers
at the Great Society presuppose that
such a Society will consist of men whose
destinies will not be fixed by color, but
by human worth. The Old South just
cannot conceive of such and so they are
against Johnson and his Great Society
unto the bitter end, and so the South’s
(Sec HmTORI/VU T*. 2)
Alert Music
Box Service
Man Foils Try
Milton “Bud” Hunter, 49,
took detectives and the writer
over the route he traveled Tues
day afternoon after he gunned
down one of the two white men
who robbed a Wake County ABC
Store, 130 E. Cabarrus St., a
bout 5:30 p. m. and almost got
away with approximately $558.-
00. Hunter said the man back
ed him up against a fence and
told him, “111 Kill You.”
Hunter related how he start
in the store and noticed that
Baxter Squires, 53, was lidding
the employees, at bay with a
sawed-off double barreled, shot
gun. Hunter who works next
door, at the Dove Music Com
pany, says he rushed back into
Dove Music Company and took
out the trusted 38-caiiber, Colt
left-hand-wheeler, stuck it into
his belt and made a rapid trip
to his truck, which was parked
along the east side of the ABC
“It was not long before I
saw the two men, Squires and
another white man, later iden
tified as Thomas Williford
(See ABC STORE, P 2)
New Con
Used Here
Miss Joyce Beverly Flipping,
1201 E. Lane St., reportedtolo
cal police that she was the vic
tim of one of the strangest
robberies ever committed in
Police files disclosed that
Miss Flipping reported that on
Dec. 1, as she was going to
Kennedy’s Office Supply to get
some supplies for the office
of Mitchell & Murphy, she was
approached by what she termed
a colored man.
She is alleged to have told
police that the man asked her
to direct him to a Wilson Hotel.
Apparently not knowing the lo
cation of such a hotel, she says
she told him he must to have
been looking for the Andrew
Johnson Hotel, and told him
she would show him the way to
it, in view of the fact it was
on the way to where she was
going. The Kennedy Office Sup -
ply Company is at 228 S. Salis
bury St. and the Andrew John
son Hotel is on the corner of
Martin and Salisbury Sts.
The record did not disclose
whether she directed him to
the Andrew Johnson Hotel, or
not, but did show that she says
after she obtained the supplies,
the same man seemed to have
been waiting for her. She furth
er alleged that he walked back
up Salisbury Street with her to
where there was an old model
pink automobile parked.
She reported that he nudged
her into the parked car and
preceeded to ride around for
about one hour. During this
time she alleges that he made
her give him her watch, ring
and $25.00. Here is where the
matter becomes mystifying.
According to the report he is
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VOL. 26, NO. 3
Li Oxley Crash Victim
25 Years In
Burning Os
Girl To Death
ASHE BORO - Livingstone
Brown, 59, who stood trial twice
for the burning to death of his
girl friend, Lucille Currie,
March 15, 1964, was given a
25-yr. sentence by Judge Wal
ter E. Johnston in Randolph
County’s Superior Court, Fri
day after an all-white jury found
him guilty of second degree
The five-day trial was the
second time Brown had faced
a jury for the death of the
Currie woman, who, evidence
disclosed, died after her cloth
ing and body had been sat
urated with gasoline. Brown
said he would appeal the case
to the State Supreme Cou”t,
He won a new trial, after serv
ing two years of a 20 to 25
years sentence, given him in
The accused man gained the
second trial on the contention
that Negroes had been systema
tically excluded from (he first
jury. The panel for the second
trial included sone Negroes and
two were examined for jury
duty, but were excused. The
jury that found him guilty in
the second trial was all-white
and consisted of seven men and
five women. It deliberated on
ly 30 minutes.
The prosecution contended
that Brown made a human torch
out of the woman for running
around with other men. I
further contended that Brown
gave officers oral permission
to search his house, without a
search warrant and the officers
Wins $15.00 In
Charles E. Davis, j-14 Wash
ington Terrace, had some of
his worries about where he was
going to get money to buy
Christmas presents, due to the
fact he is a junior at St. Aug
ustine’s College, abated when he
had 1749, good for sls in this
weeks CAROL<INIAN Sweep
He was quite happy over hav
ing won and said he would really
be happy if he could pick up
6560 worth SIOO.OO this week.
He got the ticket from Globe
Clothing Store, Wilmington St.
Mrs. Dorothy Morgan had tic
ket # 2260 that she received
at Efirds. When she visited
the CAROLINIAN office she left
$20.00 richer.
Any person who visited one
or all of the stores, on the
Sweepstakes page, can win.
Visit the stores and get your
ticket. The management of the
store could be your Santa Claus.
If you have 641 you will win
$15.00; 5747 gets you SIO.OO.
Compare your blue ticket, dat
ed Dec. 10. If you have eith
er of the above numbers bring
the ticket in the CAROLINIAN
office, 518 E. Martin St., and
get your money.
From Raleigh’s Official Police Files
m cam kat
Both Hurt,
No Accuser
They say love covers a mul-.
titude of faults. The police
were not able to determine
whether it was love or fear
that kept the cause of injury
to the so-called friends. It
appears that when police an
swered a call to the 500 block
of Dorothea Drive they found
Wilbur McCoy at 508 Dorothea
Drive on the steps with an
injury to his head. McCoy
did not tell the police how ho
received the Injury, nor did ho
tell then who inflicted it.
The sleuths investigated fur
ther and found one Annie Mae
Williams, 24, 721 S. Saunders
St., who told them she was Me-
North Carolina ’« Leading Weekly
FOILING ROBBERY - Milton “Bud” Hunter demonstrates how he was able to foil T oi'lvry
of the Cabarrus Street ABC Store Tuesday, when two white gunmen scooped n; at<*ly
$558.00 and ran out of the store. The picture on tl.e left show•• Huntc: in . 1 - c
fired at the robber who had the shot gun. This shot missed, due to the fact, Hunter s, t; ji was
too scared to aim. The picture on the left shows him takim. d. . d •in .m i.? i ,he ;i t is
is the shot that struck the other robber and shattered a bone in las knee.
Ala. Child
--PI) - The car slowed as its
headlights swept over the two
Negroes in the yard of the frame
house in the Mississippi Delta.
Then it roiled on down the
highway and turned around.
Mrs. Lucille Will is was walk
ing toward the house when it
approached again. Will McGee,
who had driven her home from
a visit with friends, stood be
side his truck.
"When it passed a second
time, a gun went off,” Mrs.
Willis said Tuesday in recount
ing her experience of Thanks
giving night.
Her 13 year old daughter,
Jennie, had heard the truck
drive up and "poked/her head
out the door just as the gun
went off.
‘‘She came out on the porch
and screamed “ ‘l’ve been shot,’
I grabbed her and the blood
from her eye ran down my
hands,” said Mrs. Willis.
Jennie was taken to a hos
pital at Rolling Fork for treat
ment of bird shot wounds of the
eye and body. The body wounds
were superficial, but doctors
could not save her eye and It
was removed by a surgeon at
Mercy Hospital in Vicksburg.
She came home Sunday.
Mrs. Willis, a former chair
man of the Freedom Democra
tic Party, a civil rights group,
in Sharkey County, said she
believes the shotgun blast was
intended for her or McGee and
that Jennie was the victim of
(Se* ALA. P. 2)
Coy's girl friend. She is said
to have had a cut on her left
hand. She is alleged to have
told them she and McCoy had
a “friendly" argument and she
did not know how either one of
them got cut, Both were taken
to Wake Memorial.
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School Record
Player Stolen
James Wesley Eaton, prin
cipal of Washington High School,
reported to police that on Dec.
5 someone gained entrance to
the building by the way of a
window, in tiie coal bin, which
is on the south side of the
basement floor and w ; ent into a
Stock room, situated nearby and
took a record player.
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Crash Victim
RITES - Lt. James E* Oxley
of Raleigh, who was killed in
a plane crash in Vietnam, Nov.
26, will get full military rites
at Arlington National Cemetery
ilf» y
ASK SIOO BILLION INDEMNITY FOR NEGRO - Washington; The Senate Govt. Operations
Subcommittee continued its hearings Nov. 30 on the Federal role in urban development. Two of
the witnesses to appear are shown in combo here. At right, Roy Wilkins, Executive Secy of
the NAACP, who charged that the Federal government's job training programs have often been
marred by “outright racial discrimination." Writer Harry Golden (left) proposed that the Negro
be paid a sloobillion “indemnity" for the centuries he h; s 44 ' 4 * I r ’ 4 ' 4 mainstreams
of American life. (UPI PHOTO).
Raleigh he
Victim Os
Air Crash
Ist Lt. James i-'dwat d Oxley,
26, was killed Nov. 26 in a
plane eras! in South \ i ,; f Nam.
Ho was or. board the U. S.
Air Force C-4V trar. .pert plane
which crashed and burned in a
swamp while at te apt in to:;, tko
an emergent', landin' atSaigons
Tan San Nhut \ir Base. Lt.
Oxley was one o; 27 pei sons
killed in the disaster,
Lt. Oxley was tlu son of the
late Attj Leo !i< ■ . >xl y,
Sr., and th. late Mr-. Eliza.
A. Oxley Evans and the rand
son of Mrs. PeacideMoi . an and
the late Mr. Robert Henry Mor
gan, Sr., of Raleigh. He was
a native of Raleigh uni a . ad
uate of I, icon High School and
Fisk University i.: Nashville,
Term. He had served four
years in the U. S. Air Force.
Graveside funeral services
with full military honors will
be conducted Friday, Dec. 9th
in Arlington National Cemetery
in Arlington, Va.
Surviving in addition to his
(See LT. OXI.F.Y. P. 2)
Ousted Bishop
In Battle To
Stop Ex, Board
phone interview with the CAR
OLINIAN Tuesday, Rev. Ozre
T. Jones, Jr,, son of Bishop
O-'ie T. Jones, Sr,, the object
of a church fight, at the 59th
session, of the Church of God
ii; Christ, the result of which,
Bishop Jones was ousted, it
i believed that the fight will
mushroom as the result of a
meeting- which began at Hoh
Temple, 60th and Callowhill,
Tuesday at the call of Bishop
The young Rev, Jones said
t! it Hie “supposed ouster” of
his father was a sham and had
not been accepted by either
the bishop or his thousand of
supporters throughout the
country. The spokesman alleg
ed that the meeting was called
to set out the principles of the
constitulnality of the lav, of the
church and to show that, there
must be respect for ..the law
by all persons connected with
the body.
Rev. Jones further stated that
(S«e CHURCH WAR. P. 2)
Masons To
W ii son r or
96th Meet
WILSON - 96th Annual Grand
Lodge Session of the Most Wor
shipped Pfinee Hall Grand
Lodge of Free and Accepted
Masons of North Carolina and
its jurisdiction will convene
December 12, 13, and 14, 1966
in the city of Wilson, The
host lodges are Mount Hebron
#42 and Pride of Wilson #484,
They are being assisted by Sil
ver Star Chapter #26 and Star
light Chapter #259 of the or
«»<** MASONS MEET, *». *>
Mansfield, Ohio; Bennett J.
Cooper, associate warden of the
Ohio State Reformatory, sits
at his desk here Nov, 30th af
ter it was announced that lie
would succeed superintendent
M. J, Koloski to become the
first Negro prison warden in
Hu country. Cooper will as
sume his new post on Dec.
Ith, when Koloski leaves to be
come head of Ohio’s newly'leas
ed Chillicothe Correctional In
stitute, (UPI PHOTO).
Temperatures for the next
five days, Thursday through
Monday, will average 8 to IS
degrees above normal. The
normal high and low for Ra
leigh: 5" and 32 little change,
until turning cooler toward
end of period. Precipitations
will average from H to 1 inch,
occurring as showers, mainly,
during the latter part of pe

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