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PUBLISHED WEEKLY AT JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI Jtfkke all checks payable to the Jackson Advocate; Address, 406H North Parish Street. Phone, Office .2-161N Phone, Society Editor .2-1213 —-------I_ _____ “In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, but in all things that affect our mutual progress and develop ment we can be together as the hand.”—Booker T. Washington. Entered as Second Class Matter in the Post Office at Jackson, Miss., July 13, 1945 under Act of Congress, March 13, 1879. PERC1 GREENE .Editor and Publisher FRANCES REED GREENE ..Society Editor Subscription Rates: One Year $3.50. Six Months $2.00 by mai/ anywhere in the United States and to Service Men overseas. Foreign. One Year $6.00. Six Months $3.50. SUBSCRIPTION RATES All subscriptions due and payable in advance ONE YEAR $3.50 SIX MONTHS $2.00 ADVERTISING RATES UPON REQUEST Your Advertising In The Jackson Advocate Pays Does direct advertising to the Negro Market pay? It depends on where that advertising is placed. Some advertisers think.they havt appealed to the Negro Market when they place their advertising in the white daily press. Others resort to the expressive media of Radio and Television thinking they have reached the entire Negro Market. Farbeit, they haven’t even scratched the sur face. The daily white Press, Radio or Television cannot ! adequately reach that vast buying power of the Negro Market. All Negroes do not read the white daily press. In ; most Negro families, the husband and wife are both employed and are away from home during the hours most commercials are aired over the radio or shown on TV screen. But each read their paper and their paper is the ; Jackson Advocate. Negroes are proud of their own Newspapers, Jour ! nals and Magazines. They read them religiously, they patronize the advertisers for they realize those who ad !< vertise in their favorite newspaper Want Their Patron ;! age. This fact is brought out in studies made by the top advertising agencies of the nation. The larger corpora ; tions have learned that in order to reach the lucrative field of the Negrp Market — They Must Advertise their * .products with the Negro Press. This is also true as re gards the local retailer. RETAILERS The Negro Press carried more advertising lineage from National concerns, in 1952 than any other year. This year it appears that the record set in 1952 will be broken before the beginning of the Fall season. The Negro Market is a vast market, it is heavily concentrated within urban areas and is easily reached by the Negro Press. If you are not getting your fair share of this lucra tive market you have only yourself to blame for the . Negro Press Can Far Better Tell of Your Products than any Radio or Television program, so make use of the Negro Press in reaching that market now! The Negro Consumer is like any other consumer. He has learned to spend his money only with those who show they want his patronage. Yes Advertising Pays and when placed in the Jack son Advocate it brings great results — Place a trial ad vertisement for one month in the Jackson Advocate and check the results — Call 2-1G17 Advertising Department of the Jackson Advocate and say I want the “Ad Taker”, we will do the rest. West Point... (Continued from Page One) Mississippi’s leading Negro week ly newspaper during his visit here over the weekend. Mr. Allen was here to discuss with local legionaii^s the formation of a Boxing Team and to secure subscriptions and appoint a local _ agent to sell the Jackson Advo cate. While here he appointed as the local agent, Sam Johnson, the son of Mr. Sam Johnson and Mrs. Ella Lee Johnson of 35 North Division street. Concerning his visit to West A1 says: “My visit to West Point and to the home of comrade legionaire, Dr. Thomas L. Zuber will remain with me for a lifetime. Meeting many of its citizens on main street, spending a few minutes with old and young alike it didn’t take me long to be assured of the fact that I was in a friendly city.” -o News Guild... (Continued from Page One) groes have been fighting many years. Many Negroes are most critical of racial designation in crime news stories. They claim that marry dailies identify a Negro in a crime Story of rape, murder, or robbei’y, but forget about the race in case of achievement. This, they claim gives a distorted picture of Ne groes in America. In Chicago, Herbert E. Bebb, a white attorney, has for several years led a campaign against the Chicago Daily Trioune and its use of the word “Negro” in crime and Tape stories. He has noted that often these stories say a Negro committed a crime when later evi dence proves no colored persons were involved. The Guild also passed a resolu tion asking for the end of “Dis criminatox*y quota provisions based on race and national origin” in the MeCarran-Walter Immigration act. a Progressive Voter’s League Plan Rallies The executive Committee of the progressive voter’s league has out lined plans for detail organizations in each precinct where Negroes live. The plan calls for what will be known as precinct rallies. In each precinct, a meeting of the l leaders in the churches, clubs and other organization will be held at one of the churches with choirs from all the churches furnishing music, and speakers on the several phases of community life in a forum. The purpose of these rallies will be to get each precinct organized with precinct captains, other neces sary officers and block leaders. With leaders in every block it will be easy to get the majority of the people registered and have them pay their pol^ tax and vote. A detail breakdown of the plan will be given at the regular meet ing of the League next Tuesday night, July 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Lynch Street C.M.E. Church. -o OXFORD HEWS Rev. Haynes died Saturday morning, July 11, 1953. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Second Baptist Church at 2 o’clock. Rev. Buchanan officiated. Mrs. Sally B. Buford and Fran kie Mae are home visiting their mother, Mrs. Erma Campbell. Pvt. Farrel was home visiting his relatives for the 4th of July. The following persons are back home on a visit: Miss Lillie B. Buford, Mrs. Hazel Webb and family, and Mrs. Bobbie Jean Bank. Everyone is glad to know that Mrs. Erma Campbell is doing fine after a long period of illness. “Full Integration Will Eliminate This.” I/textbooks ff TEACHING [ / RACE HATE If AGAINST [negroes! l „ OURAMERlCAN\f^~* ^EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IBB Memphis... (Continued from Page One) Williams family in an effort to persuade them to leave Thei-e is no legal way in which the court has declared restrictive covenants to be unenforceable. In the house at the time tne blast occurred were Williams, 45 and his sister, Mrs. A. Eggleston, 53, co-owners of the building; Mrs. Eggleston’s daughter, Clary Cox, a teen-ager, and Williams’ sons, Sterling, nine, and Bobby Lee, 6. The blast alarmed ministerial and civic-groups, resulting in last week’s attempt to arrive at an un derstanding between whites and Negroes living in “gray” (mixed) neighborhoods. Attending the meeting with Mayor Tobey were: The Rev. J. A. McDaniel, pastor of Bethel Presbyterian church; L. O. Swingler, publisher of the Mem phis Tri-State Defender, and Hollis Price, president of LeMoyne col lege. Mayor Tobey said that other meetings will follow. “We are trying to each an ami able solution to the problem,” the mayor asserted. Williams said that he intended to remain in the neighborhood, de spite the bombing of his home. Police ordered a round-the-clock patrol of the area. The Memphis Shelby County Interdenomination al Ministers’ Alliance praised the chief of police for the round-the clock protection given Williams and his family. The group also denounced the bombing and pointed out that there have been few homes built for colored persons in the past 20 years. In commenting on this scar city of new homes, the group said in part: “Only five percent of all the pri vate houses built in Memphis in the past 20 years has been for Negroes. Ninety-eight percent of the slum dwellings are occupied by Negroes. Most of the desirable areas for development have already been zon ed for white citizens. The only rea sonable hope for expansion of hous ing for Negroes is for them to move in areas like the one in ques tion; as whites move out to better housing communities. -o McCOMB NEWS Mrs. Beulah Wilcher and Mrs. Clavlee Alexander are both at tending summer school in Jack son, Miss., where they report of enjoying themselves fine. They are having a vacation as well as a study course. Mrs. Alexander is living with Miss F. 0. Alexander. Mrs. Wil cher is living with Mrs. Percy Greene, both on WeSt Pascagoula street. The Bethel A. M. E. Church is progressing nicely under the lead ership of Reverend S. D. Addison. Under his administration several new members have been added to the church, and some repair work has been done to the church and parsonage. The Stewardess Board No. 1 has already had Mark Annual Confer ence in which they l-aised $31.05. On The Cuff Vancouver, B. C.—A youth who wore two pairs of trousers was one of four shoplifters convicted and fined in court here. Officers explained in the inner pair, with cuffs tied tight at the bottom, was used to hold stolen groceries. ETHEL NEWS The True Heart Gospel Singers and the Seven Star Singers ren dered a wonderful program at the Ethel Chapel Hill Baptist Church last Sunday. Mrs. McDonald, sponsor. Miss Carolyn Cooper of Ethel, Miss., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reed Cooper, attended the 4-H Camping last week in Attala County. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Eubanks, Mr. Freddie Gregory and Mr. Jun ior Eubanks of New Brunswick, N. J., spent the 4th in the home of Mrs. Gregory, visiting relatives and friends. “Card Of Thanks” The family of the late Willette Laury wish to express their ap preciation for your kind words of sympathy and floral in their hour of bereavement. Especially do we thank Mr. and Mrs. Ted Chatman, and the employees of the Box j Company of Hazlehurst for their beautiful floral. Tom Laury, husband; Neural Jefferson, son; Wisdom McGee, L. D. McGee, brothers; Amelia McClain, Lillian Benson, Emma V. Ratliff, sisters. -n Mrs. Paul Robeson Defies McCarthy; Refuses To Talk WASHINGTON, July 13—Mrs. i Paul Robeson Tuesday told the Senate investigating subcommittee headed by Sen. Joseph McCarthy that the group nor anyone else has the right to ask her “what I think” anymore than “whether I’m living in sin.’,> The authoress-wife of the noted left-wing baritone also said she is a “loyal American,” and did not think Communists advocate over throw of the government by force or violence. She also refused to tell the com mittee whether she is a Com munist on the ground that her answer may tend to incriminate her. She also said that as a Negro, she has been discriminated against in violation of the Fifteenth Am endment. The well-groomed Mrs. Robeson said she did not know what a Com munist “cell” or “unit” means and that as far as she knows she never belonged to one or attended a meet ing of one. Doxel Wilkerson, former^ How ard university professor, and au thor, last week refused to state whether he was a Communist. --o— Lawrence Tibbett To Play ‘Porgy’ NEW YORK, July 13—Lawr ence Tibbett, noted baritone and Metropolitan Opera star, has been signed to sing 10 guest perform ances as “Porgy” in the current revival of “Porgy and Bess.” Marking a notable departure in the musical drama now playing the Ziegfield theater with success, Tibbett is no stranger to making up as a Negro. In 1932, he sang the lead in the Metropolitan’s pres entation of the opera, “The Em peror Jones.” American Physio Therapy Institute Qualified Under Mississippi Law Thirty years ago the original Articles of Incorporation were fil ed in Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Washington, D. C„ bring ing into legal existence the Ameri can Physio-Therapy Institute and since that historic day, multiplied hundreds of it’s graduates have gone out from our class rooms in to every state in the Union and into a Score of Countries be yond the Seas, doing the Master’s bidding — “Go Preach, Teach, Heal.” The American Physio-Therapy Institute has the rank and stand ing of a college or university and is authorized and empowered to establish # Branch Offices and Training Centers in any city or town in any state of these United States, their territories or depen dencies and to teach any branch in Drugless Therapeutics that may be in vogue at this or any future time. The Institute was registered in the State of Mississippi, in the Office of the Secretary of State, on September 18, 1951. Since its beginning, tne Insti Cotton States... (Continued from Page One) Natchez, Jackson, Greenville, Meridian and Monroe baseball clubs; John Junkin of Natchez, an official of the Natchez club; Robert O. May, an official of the Green ville club, Tom Glennon, an offi cial of the Natchez club, C. B. Rawlings, a Meridian club official. Tugerson charges all of the clubs and individuals with conspiring to prevent him from carrying out his contract; with conspiring to pre vent him from “lawful occupation of a baseball player,” and con spiring to deprive him of the equal protection of the law and his privileges as a citizen of the Uni ted States of America. “The conspiracy and the acts of the defendant, as herein alleged, were based solely on the fact that the plaintiff is a member of the Negro race . . . and upon the cus tom in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi that there shall be segregation of the white and Negro races and that mixed white and Negro athletic events violate the principle of seg regation.” Tugerson reviewed a secret meet ing at Greenville, Miss., on April 14 following Hot Springs’ purchase of him and his brother, Leander, from the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League. The suit then reviewed Hara way’s order that Hot Springs for feit a game with Jackson on May 20 when Tugerson was in the line up. Haraway cited an agreement allegedly reached at the May. 10 meeting as his authority for or dering the forfeiture when Hot Springs attempted to play the Negro. f Hot Springs, in the meantime, had sent Tugerson back to Knox ville. The suit was filed by James W. Chestnutt, a Hot Springs attorney. His first performance as Porgy has not as yet been scheduled, but it is expected to be announced ai a very early date. $ AND DOWN FARISH STREET BY PERCY GREENE FARISH STREET SATURDAY NIGHT: I remember away back younder when I was a boy when they used to have them “protract ed meetings” and I was thinking about one of the songs they used to sing then, that they don’t sing no more that went lack this . . . You betted mine ... You Better Mineeeee ... You got to give an account in Judgment you better mineee . . . What made me think of the song was that I was listen ing, whilst I had my regular Satdee nites repast, while a one or two of Aine Haggar’s Chilluns of the “Old School”, was talking about the need for a revival here, there, and everywhere ’mongst members of the tribe-O-Haggar . . . and how the yearlings of the tribe is every where going to pot because they aint going to church and aint studin ’bout nuffin but liquer and good times ... I set there and listened and a lotta things come to my mind what in one way or another could be responsible for the fact that far from what it used to be, when it was said that Aine Hag gars Chillun got more religion than anybody else, from what theys doin to theyselves and to one an other, it looks like that everybody else now’s got more religion than they got . . . but, the one thing that I kept wondering about is ef Ame Haggar s Chillun, lack every body else used to be but them, aint done gone and got they eddi cashun and ligion mixed up, as one Brother I over heard said . . . which the eddicated church mem bers and what Grand-ma used to call them “newfanggled Preach ers, will be the first to “say it aint so” ... me personally, I don’t know about that . . . but from the j way I sees it the evidence seems ! much to be all on the side of the i Brother I overheard . . . and the I feA'son I ’cides in his favor is be i iause now-o-days when I go to church ... I don’t hear no more of that singing they used to do in the “protracted meeting”, of them songs lack ... You better Mine . . . You Better Mineeee . . . You got to give an account in de Judg ment . . . You Better Mineeeee. ALONG THE OLE AVENUE. President J. R. Buck of Natchez College topping all the other Col lege Presidents in rolling-stock cruising the Ole Avenue in the Hard Top Cadalliac, vintage, 1953. LETTER FROM ABROAD: From President Arenia C. Mallory, of St. Industrial School, up at Lexington, whose down in Habana, Cuba, as a delegate to the Na tional Education Association, tell ing about her stay in the National Hotel, free from race bias, and how it feels to spend some time in the most beautiful spot on earth. Happy ANTICIPATION: A crowd of boys, just out of Sunday School, standing in front of the Church, talking about the ravages of War and the Sunday School les son, when one says, Gee, fellows, the teachers says if it keeps on going like it is in the world today . . . it’ll soon be five women to every one man . . . METAMORPHOSIS: Rev. Staff ney, the well-known local preacher who left the Blair Street AME Zion Church to open the non-de nominational Church in the Ritz Theatre building on North Farish Street ... is now a Baptist. He joined the Farish Street Baptist Church the other Sunday, so I hear. WEEKLY QUOTATION: “You .•an t make a silk purse out 01 *. sow’s ear.”—English Proverb. tute nas drawn no racial lines or barriers, but has taken equal in terest in the training of peoples of all races and colors. Our gradu ates represent more than a half dozen different races, all of whom have done creditable work in the class rooms and many of whom in all the various races have done outstanding work in the field of practice, each in his and her own place, ministering to the needs of their own people. We welcome students of any and all races, colors and creeds to enroll in our Schools for oar Course of specialized train ing. This great Cause to which we have dedicated our lives and our very best service and efforts, that of training and educating practi tioners for the best possible ser vice to suffering humanity, is a most worthy and important Cause. Therefore, let ns not be weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. That great American, Woodrow Wilson, onee said: “I would rather seem to be defeated in a Cause that will ultimately be victorious than to seem to be victorious in. a Cause that will ultimately perish.” I WEEKLY POEM REV. JOHN R. PERKINS “OBEY GOD’S PROGRAM IT’S THE ONE.” If you can’t live a oneless life For God’s sake, live alone Love it makes a oneless home Where there is no love it’s hell to get along. That which Gods puts together Let not man put asunder, that’s right Wherever there is two bosses in a home More or less it’s a hell of a fight. This world is disturbed with un equal yokes Marrying for money and fine automobile When you lose your job, your money runs out I can imagine about just how you feel. You feel like you made a mistake j I imagine you see I am telling you ' right Then comes your ti’ouble I see And the next thing a hell of a fight. The reason I say it is a hell of a fight It’s an unequal yoke as well And wherever there is a home without any love It’s a home that is full of some hell. Sin doesn’t agree with love today Sin seeks to destroy your home Sin is looking for truble everyday Sin is a disease of all wrong. When you read of God’s man Sometimes write me a few lines God gave me this talent, yes He did To change some poor sinner’s mind. This is a day of hurry in life Sin makes you lose sight of God’s love Sin has a hell, it’s all below But the kingdom of God is above. We have got to clean out God’s house It’s bogged up in sin With out women begging sinners And with lots of hell supporting men. If you love to read the truth Notify me sometime The Lord gave me this gift, And I am on the main line. Rev. John R. Perkins, 2116 Lily Street, Jackson, Mississippi. -o Magnolia State... (Continued from Page One) to lay and perfect plans for the Mississippi delegation and the Marching Unit to attend the Elks convention to be held later this month in Atlanta, and to make the final arrangements for the entry of the Unit in the Elks Parade in Atlanta which is always one of the most colorful events in the nation. The meeting opened with a wel come by Attorney Carsie A. Hall, following preliminary remarks by Bill Edward Lee, Exalted Ruler “of the L. K. Atwood Lodge of the city, host to the meeting. -o Central African.. (Continued from Page One) Rhodesia, where the African Na tional Congress threatened to “turn on the heat” as soon as Britain’s House of Lords approved the fed eration. According to the Johannesburg Star, some of the most influential chiefs in Nyasaland are resigning their posts and refusing to co-op erate with the government and there have been some disturbing incidents. The paper said that the campaign against federation was already showing signs of a rever sion to witchcraft as happened a mong the Kikuyu tribe in Kenya. Theatrically Yours NEW YORK — (Global) — Dinah Washington clicked two weeks ago at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre . . . Ruth Brown went over big at the same theatre last week . . . Billy Eekstine clicked at Broad way’s Birdland . . . Duke Elling ton and his ork, along with Count Basie and his ork, are solid send ei s at Broadway’s Bandbox Cafe . . . Dizzy Gillespie now at Bird land. MGM recording artist, Tommy Edwards, holding his own on “Take These Chains From My Heart.” . Joni James clicking on one-night ers ... Jo Ann Tolley, along with folk singer Josh White, going over great at Greenwich Village spot, Cafe Society. Sammy Davis, Jr., along with the Will Mastin Trio, topping the bill at Bill Miller’s Riviera over In Fort Lee, N. J. . . . Joyce Bryant, the gal with the dyed silver hair, at New York’s Copa . . . Dusty Fletcher still clicking . . . Johnny Hodges and his great band still go ing great in L. A. . . . Lucky Mill inder will surely form his hand which will make its bid in mid August. It will be booked by Musk Corporation of America and will play only class spots. MGM Records sensational vocal star, Joni James, has another sure fire hit waxing. On top-deck, you’il find a gorgeous new ballad, “My Love, My Love”, the melody of which will be familiar to record fans from the hit instrumental waxing for MGM by Aquaviva and his ork. Now, accompanied by a tender, meaningful lyric, the song is desinted for new life. Joni Jam es is in top form and the backing by the Jack Halloran Choir and Lew Douglas’ ork is superb. On the other side, for a welcome change of pace, Joni and Lew offer a catchy affair called “You’re Fool ing Someone.” J MGM recording artist, George j Shearing’s waxing of Victor Her bert’s “Summertime” make ex j quisite listening. The treatment is simple, melodic, relaved as only Shearing could make it. Thus, the side turns up as on of the best that the Quintet has ever given us. On the other side, George and his four companions offer an original call ed ■•“Appreciation.” ! MGM Records newcomer Cathy Ryan, lusty-voiced vocalist, has been heard in so many top Art Mooney sides of late, in her solo debut for MGM. You need no intro duction to the stylings of the “Lazy River” gal, so you know what to expect from her rhythmic traver sal of two oldies, namely, “Show Me The Way To Go Home” and “You Never Know ‘Til Monday.” However, on “Show Me The Way To Go Home” Cathy, through the trick of multiple recording, carries on a welcome duet with herself. And, she’s properly brassy and blue with f‘You Never Know ’Til Monday”. Top-drawer backing by the Joe Lipman ork. Fans of MGM recording artist, Ivory Joe Hunter (and who isn’t?) will cheer the fact that the star is featured in two fine new ballards in-blue. “I’m Afraid” is an espe cially fine song, with a wonderful lyric and a haunting tune making it into something special for Ivory. “Don’t Make Me Cry” is a Hunter original tailored to Ivory’ talents. Besides, Ivory’s excellent vocals, these records feature some of his to-drawer piano. Ella Fitzgerald set for Omaha’s Angelo’s September 24 . . . Harry Meyerson, MGM Records artist and repertoire chief, back at his desk after minor surgery . . . Billy Holi day still clicking as a supreme vocalist. Sarah Vaughan still holding her own . . . Dusty Fletcher a top flight comedian . . . Erskine Hawkins band still clicking . . . Fred Nor man’s one of the country’s best pop arrangers and composers. -n Rev. Obannion... (Continued from Page One) ment after Mr. Brame informed the Jackson Advocate that he had made out an indictment against Rev. Obannion charging embezzlement in connection with funds collected on his property and that Rev. Obannion had been required to post bond pending a hearing of the case. In his statement to the Jackson Advocate Rev. Obannion said that no arrest had been made and no bond posted in the matter after his attorney had appeared before the Justice of the Peace before whom the alleged indictment is supposed to have been made. Indicating some possible dis agreement between himself and Mr. Brame, Rev. Obannion said that he had settled his account with Mr. Brame shortly after the past Christmas, and had not acted as his agent since the account was settled. Rev. Obannion said that he held in his possession the re ceipts to show that he had handled the accounts of Mr. Brame in the same high-class and honest man ner with which he had handled the accounts of the many other clients that he represents.