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« Plan Committee, Campaign__ „ hite Says Mac Arthur For Malone Education Fund To Blame For Jim Crow Troops A permanent committee to ad-: minster the Clyde Malone Edu cational fund and a limited cam paign to increase the fund were announced Wednesday night as recommendations of the commit-, tee appointed in February to' study the plan. The educational fund was es tablished after the death of Clyde Malone, former executive secre tary of the Urban league, for the purpose of aiding the education of young residents of Lincoln. Recommendations of the tem porary committee were that a ^ permanent nine-member commit tee be appointed by the Urban league board of directors to ad minister the fund. Membership will be for a three-year term, with three new members to be, appointed every year. The restricted fund raising i campaign for the Clyde Malone! Education fund will be conducted j by employes and board members j of the Urban league, the commit- j tee report recommended. A goal1 of $4,000 to $5,000 was also rec ommended. Money received for the Edu cational fund will be used for making loans at low interest rates for educational purposes to young persons who are residents of Lin coln, the report recommended. The money would be available •for loan to high school graduates within two years of their gradua tion and who are of a high moral standing in the community. The educational purpose for which the loans are made would not be restricted in requiring that the recipient attend a college or university, but would be permit ted for persons attending busi ness, trade, nursing and similar schools, it was recommended. Members of the permament committee are: Three-year term: Byron Dunn Mrs. Roberta Mrs. Louts W. Molden Horne Two-year term: Rabbi Samuel George Randol Halevi Baron Thomas R. Pansing One-year term: John F. Lawlor Miss Florence Roland Young Jenkins Members of the committee which made the recommenda tions: Thomas R. Pansing, Basillia Bell chairman. Helene Foe Clayton Lewis M. F. Arnholt July 6-17 to be First Schedule For Camp Sheldon Arrangements have been made for the boys of Lincoln to attend camp Sheldon while the “Y” searches for a replacement for Camp Strader. The first period—July 6 to 17 —has been designated as the per iod which most boys of Lincoln might want to attend and it is hoped that a good gang of fellows can represent Lincoln at that time. Of course, you can register for other periods as well if it will fit your plans better. Registration for Camp Sheldon may be made at the Lincoln Ur ban League. REGISTER EARLY FOR A GOOD SUMMER OF CAMPING!! Announcement Boy Scoot Ceremonial Program June 11, 1951 7:30 p.m. Urban League Public Invited Club Hits Job Bias at Omaha Coca-Cola Plant OMAHA, Neb. — The DePorres club, militant civic interracial group, has struck another blow at the jim crow that hovers over Omaha’s employment scene. The club’s latest attack centers around the Coca-Cola bottling plant at 30th and Emmett here, which al legedly refuses to hire Negroes re gardless of their qualifications, j Beginning on May 7, a cam paign was launched by the De- j Porres club against the local coke branch. Handbills were dis tributed declaiming the hiring policy and urging Negroes to stop buying the beverage as long as the discrimination continues. A pe tition has also been circulated by members of the group requesting merchants on the near North side to refrain from buying coke until Negroes are given equal job op portunities by the company. Ac cording to Denny Holland, presi dent of the organization, a major ity of the owners of grocery and drug stores, bars and cafes have already signed and put the tem porary boycott into effect in their businesses. Picketing of the plant took i place for the first time last Sat urday and will continue intermit tently until results are achieved. Pickets carry signs reading “Oma ha Coca-Cola Company is unfair to Negroes—DON’T BUY COKE!” The demonstrations have caused much curiosity among onlookers, but no incidents have been re ported. The DePorres club started al most four years ago by a small group of students at Creighton university, has become famous in Omaha for its work for interracial justice. Continuous jabbing at the discrimination of downtown res taurants and a successful boycott of a laundry for unfair employ ment policies are perhaps its most notable achievements, but the club works also for more and bet ter job opportunities for Negroes and enlightened legislation on em ployment, housing other com munity needs. Meetings are held by the or ganization each Monday evening at the Omaha Star building. At present the group has about 40 members. The name was taken from Martin DePorres, a great Negro who lived in South Amer ica in the 16th century, and is regarded as the patron of inter racial justice in the Americas. North Carolina Elects Councilman For the first time in the his tory of Greensboro, N. C. (pop. 73,703), a Negro took office last week as a member of the city council. What made it more un usual was the fact that, though Greensboro is 23 percent Negro, Dr. William Milford Hampton, 38, got so many white votes that he didn’t even need the la^ge ma jority he rolled up in the Negro districts. “Further tribute to the evolution of interracial relations,” editorialized the Greensboro Daily News. After the swearing in, fellow Councilman John Van Lindley said: “I held the same Bible with him, and I was per fectly happy.” New Jersey-bom Councilman Hampton got his medical training at Meharry Medical college in Nashville, moved to Greensboro in 1940. “You live better in the South,” he said. | Negro College Choirs'1 June Radio Schedule A.N.P.—Classical choral works, traditional hymns, folk tunes and spirituals are heard on “Negro College Choirs,” presented by the. American Broadcasting company in cooperation with the United Negro College fund. The pro gram is a regular Sunday morning feature. The scheduled choirs for the month of June are as follows: June 3—Talladega College choir of Talledega, Ala., under the di rection of Frank Harrison. June 10—Lincoln University Glee club from Chester County, Pa., under the direction of Orrin Clayton Suthem. Dr. Horace M. Bond, president of Lincoln uni versity, will be heard in a brief talk. June 17—Shaw university choir of Raleigh, N. C., directed by Harry Gil-Smythe. Intermission | speaker will be William R. Strass ner, acting president of Shaw university. June 24—Bennett College choir of Greensboro, N. C., under the direction of Carrie Kellogg Ray. President of Bennett college, Dr. David D. Jones, will be heard in a brief talk. |N. Carolina U. Would Prevent Student Influx GREENSBORO, N. C.—Appli cations by five Negroes for ad mittance to University of North Carolina graduate schools Wed nesday spurred the university trustees to take action to prevent an influx of Negro graduate stu dents. The trustees approved the for mation of a special committee to map plans for expansion of the,, North Carolina College for Ne groes at Durham, N. C. Enlarg ing the graduate schools at the all-Nebraska college would make fewer Negroes eligible for gradu ate work at U.N.C. Edward Diggs, a 30-year-old postal clerk, last month became the first Negro to be accepted at the university in the 164-year history of the school. He was ad mitted after the trustees voted to accept qualified students “re gardless of race or color.” However, - the trustees’* latest action indicated that the number of Negroes to be admitted to the university’s graduate schools would be kept to a minimum. The cost of expanding the facilities of the Negro’s school at Durham will be approximately $100,000 a year. While the expansion plans are being formulated, the trustees will attempt to withhold the pro cessing of Negro applicants to U.N.C. in fields of study that may be inlarged at the Negro school in Durham. Joins Husband —Courtesy Lincoln Journal-Star Mrs. Carrie Parker Mrs. Carrie Elizabeth Johnson Parker, 25, wife of Lynnwood Parker, Urban League Executive Secretary, joined her husband June 6th. Mrs. Parker, an elementary teacher, has been on a teaching assignment in her home town, Greenville, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor de grees from Winston Salem Teach ers College, Winston Salem, North Carolina. Having begun work toward the Masters Degree at the University of Omaha, last summer, she will do additional work this summer at the University of Nebraska. This is Mrs. Parker’s fifth year of teaching school. 6 Amos ’N’ Andy’ On Television ... A weekly series being made on film in Hollywood by CBS with an all-Negro cast . . Prem iere is set for Thursday, June 28 (CBS-TV, 8:30-9:00 p.m., EDT) . . . Producers are Freeman Gos den and Charles Correll, creators of “Amos ’n’ Andy”. . . Amos is played by Alvin Childress, Andy by Spencer Williams, and the Kingfish by Tim Moore. . . They were selected for th-* key roles af ter an unprecedented four-year talent search. . . Players of the secondary roles, Sapphire, Henry Van Porter, Lawyer Calhoun, the Kingfish’s mother-in-law were drafted from the “Amos ’n’ Andy” radio program. . . The TV series is a visual continuation of the 25 year-old radio saga, with each program a complete comedy | drama. . . It has been taken by j the Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service for exhibition overseas, the first TV film series to be accepted by the Department of Defense. . . Director of the show is Charles Barton, Holly wood veteran. , . CBS network program supervisor is James Fonda. . . Wriaters are Joseph Connelly, Robert Mosher and Robert Ross, who script the radio series. . . Boy Scouts Cite Bunche in Chicago C H IC A G O — Dr. Ralph J. Bunche—once a Boy Scout in Al- J buquerque, N. M.—Saturday re ceived the “Award of the Silver Buffalo” from the National Coun cil of Boy Scouts for “dis tinguished service to boyhood.” The award was made at a lunch NEW YOR K—( ANP)—Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s disavowal of responsibility for the segregation of Negro troops under his com mand in the Far East as reported in a newspaper last week has been challenged by Walter White, executive secretary of the NAACP. White recalled that although the general had presidential author ization to do so in 1945 and again in 1949, no effective steps were taken in that direction. Thurgood Marshall, NAACP special counsel, who was in the Far East in Jan uary and February, 1951, reported that segregation was the prevail ing pattern in the army, whereas the navy and air force had moved | promptly to get rid of this pat tern. The text of Mr. White’s state ment follows: ; “There is nothing in my experi ences with Gen. MacArthur to justify or warrant any charge that he is a ‘white supremacist.’ On the contrary, he was exceedingly cordial and frank when I talked [with him in the Philippines ',n 1945 and in Tokyo in 1949. On both occasions we discussed the 1 possibility and necessity of aboli tion of racial segregation in the armed services. It will be remem bered that the 93rd Division had been sent to the Pacific after be I ing trained as a combat unit. “But on arrival in the Pacific it | was split up, scattered widely and I used as port battalions, trucking ! companies, engineering companies land other service units. At the request of the then Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson, I dis cussed the re-assembling of the j division and refresher training in j combat. Gen. MacArthur prom ised to do this and kept his ! promise. "But on the matter of actual steps toward integration of the troops under his command I can not agree with Gen. MacArthur. In 1946 President Truman issued his executive order to abolish ra cial discrimination in the armed services. This order has been obeyed by the navy and the air force. But when I was in Japan in 1949 I saw little evidence of any compliance with the integra tion order. I saw a few instances of integration in housing of offi cers and some in a service club at Yokohama. But the pattern of segregation otherwise was as rigid as ever. "Thurgood Marshall found the same to be true in Tokyo and Korea in 1951. "Thus, Gen. MacArthur cannot escape responsibility for the con tinuation of the pattern of segre gation among the troops under his command which led among other unfortunate consequences to the disproportionate number of courts martial which have occurred in the Far East command." eon during the council's forty first annual meeting at the Hotel Stevens. The citation pointed out that Dr. Bunche had been associated with Count Folke Bernadotte, Chief Scout of the Swedish Boy Scout Association, who was the original UN Mediator for Pales tine, and cited how Dr Bunche took over following the Count’s tragic assassination, and finally brought peace to Palestine. For that Dr. Bunche also received Mm 1950 Nobel Peace Prize.