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Rankin Challenges Truman-Dewey Debate In Civil Rights Washington, July 26 (Special) Mississippi1^ ^Congressman, John Rankin in a Speech here Monday challenged President Truman and Governor Dewe^ the Republican Presidential cortdidate, to debate with him on thji civil rights pro gram over a pation.wide broad cast. The MlKsissipplan made fha challenge in a House speech de nouncing the platforms of both the Democratic and Republican parties for their civil rights planks. “The American people were shocked and disappointed when both major political parties wrote a Communist pland into thetr platforms indorsing the so-called civil rights program, including the damnable Fair Employment «. iices Commission Governor Dewey has punished the people of the State of New York", he declared. "I am tired of this whining about racial minorities. It is about time the somebody said something about the majority of the American people . . . The white Americans, if you please, who fight the Nation’s battles in times of war and sustain its in stitutions in times of peace . . . and who are being punisher or threatened with this kind of un_ American legislation. ‘‘I here and now extend a chal lenge to President Truman and to Governor Dewrey to engage in a nationwide radio debate with me on the FEPC, the most danger ous piece of communistic legis lation with which the American people have ever been threatened. If they do not want to take me on personally, I will takewhomever theydesignate!” Mr. Rankin said that if the civil rights fight continues there' will be a rising tide of opposi. tion to both the Republican and Democratic ticket. Two Charged In Leake County Shooting Carthage Miss., July 26 (DSN) James and Hartness Flowers, two young Negroes held in connection with shooting into truck load of white men who went to the home of their cousin, Martin Flowers to order him to leave the county because he had been ‘‘Running aroung with a white woman”, was charged with as sault and battery with a dealy; Young Progressive Baptist Ministers Plan Organization _ ! Vicksburg, Miss. — The pro gressive, young Baptist minis ters of Mississippi are called up on to meet at the New Zion Bap. tist Church, in Jackson, Tues day morning, August 3rd at 10 o’clock. The purpose of the meet ing will be to form an organiza tion of the ministers of the young, re age group which will have aa its object the carrying out of certain aims, objectives and ideals that are peculiar to this group. It is made clear that this or ganization is not being formed against any religious organiza tion nowr in existance. The forma tion of such an organization has :he blessing and good wishes of Dr. H. H. Humes, President of the General Baptist Convention of Mississippi. The idea concerning formation 1 of such an organization was con_ ceived and is being engineered by the Reverend Kelly Miller Smith, minister of the Mount Heroden Church, Vicksburg, Miss. Farm Training Instructors Meet At Alcorn Alcorn, Miss, July 19—A con_ ference for all colored Instruc tors on-farm training in the State was held July 12 through 16 at Alcorn A and M College. There were 72 instructors present each of whim taught a class of about 24 veterans. Special problems in methods of livestock sanitation, farm black_ were studied. The object of the studies was to help the teachers in planning and settling up an effective teaching program in their respective teaching program j in their respective communitie I Professor J. J. Norman plan ned and directed the conference assistedby Professor A. D. Fobbs teacher trainer at the College, Professor Burke, director of Agri culture at the college, and veter_ ans farm trainaing supervisor, Mr. Shephard, Mr. Burge, Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Simpson. weapon here last Wednesday. County Attorney Harold Davi_ son said that the two men, who gave themselves up, confessed the shooting which resulted in the wounded in two white men, Wil liam Dickens and Fred Waggoner. Pidler Flowers, father of the two men who was being held as a material witness was released on Bond. %^our 3 best for summer HAIR DO S 0 THEY MEET ALL DEMANDS HAVE YOUR HAIR PERFECTLY MATCHED, latest Creations Easily THE JESSIE RARE PAGE BOY IS 12 inches WIDE. IT EVENS THE ROUGH EDGES OF YOUR HAIR. Price $3.00 WE WILL SEND YOU FREE, A STYLE CHART SHOWING 10 WAYS TO WEAR YOUR JESSIE KARE BRAID WITH YOUR ORDER Prle* $5.00 Attached. Human Ha*'—All Shades SEND NO MONEY. Just send sam ple of your hair or state the color. PAY POSTMAN FULL AMOUNT ON DELIVERY THE JESSIE RARE CLUSTER OF CURLS CAN BE WORN ON THE TOP, BACK OR SIDE' OF VOUR HAIR. *He $3.<h JESSIE KARE tB.a.Iu P'O due 16 507 Fiftli Avem, Km f05««t tyJ&Tferfc 17,1. Y. ■— —'■ — — Whitemen Award Medals For Saving Negro’s Lives Jewel Knight, tylertown mana ger for Mississippi Power and Light Company, was awarded both the Rex I. Brown gold medal and the Edison Electric Institute med al for his outstanding work in utilizing his safety training to save the lives of two Negro workmen who came in contact with 13,800 volts while working in McComb last fall. T. P. Gatlin, Grenada service man, was also presented with the Rex I. Brown silver Medal and an Edison Electric Institute cer_ tified for rendering invaluable assistance to Mr. Knight in sav ing the lives of Eugene Hicks and Walter James by artificial respiration. At the time of the mishappen Mr. Gatlin was work ing in the Southern Division but has since been transferred <o Grenada. Tuskegee Contributes To Olympic Fund Tuskegee Institute, Ala., July 00, 1948—A contribution of $400. 00 was made by the Southern In tercollegiate Athletic Conference to the United States Olympic Co mmittee and earmarked for wo. men’s track and field for ex penses in connection with sending the team to London, England, was made known here to day by R. S. Darnaby, secretary-treasurer. The atheletic association of Tuskegee Institute also made a substantial donation to the committee to help finance the trip of the young women, Darnaby stated. Three Tuskegee Institute young women who are enrolled in the Department of Physical Educa. tion are members of the Olympic team. They are; Theresa Man uel, whose hlome is Tampa, Flori da; Nell Jackson, of Tuskegee In_ stitute, and Mable Walker, a native of Camden, Alabama. Shooting Charge Against Earnest Pugh Dismissed A shooting charge against | Ernest Pugh of 110 W. Ash St. who was charges with assault I with intent to kill was dismissed I Tuskee Graduate Ex-$ec’y Phillis Wheatly Assn. Tuskcgee Institute, Ala., July Announcement has been received, at Tuskegee Institute of the ap pointment of Miss Ethel S. Storey as executive secretary of the Phillis Wheatley Association of Cleveland, Ohio. In this capacity Miss Storey succeeds Jane E. Hunter who, in 1911, founded the Phillis Wheatley Association which is presently regarded as one of the most outstanding soc ial agencies for Negroes in Amer_ ica. After her graduation from Tus kegee, Miss Storey joined the sec retarial staff and was soon re_ cognized as one of the Institute’s most energetic, faithful and quali fied workers. Her industry and her devotion to duty became widely known; and after a period of several years of successful service at Tuskegee, she joined the staff of the Phillis Wheatley Association in Cleveland, where she gave to the work the same loyalty and devotion that had characterized her tenure at Tus kegee. U. S. Attorney General Asked To Stop Klan Demonstration New York, July 26 — The Civil ights CRongress today called upon Attorney General Tom Clark to carry out his oath of office to protect the Constitution of the United States by notifying the Ku Rlax Klan that if they hold thir announced “Klonvocation” in Stoney Mountain, Georiga, “they will be prosecuted to the fullest extend o fthe ivil Rights Statut. es.” — in police court here monday when Pugh pleaded self-defense. Pugh was fined $25.00 however for drunkeness and failure to register firearms. 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