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Negro Vole Bestriding Amendment Passes
See Colored People Everywhere
In Serge For Self Government
Says U. S. Policy Of Non-Segregation In
Schools Proving One Of Most Effective
Pro-American Propaganda In Recent Times
LONDON, Eng., Oct. 27.—Co
lonial problems have flared up
suddenly here to confront the Brit
ish Government With one of its
most pressing and troublesome
tasks according to a story by Peter
Lyne, Parliamentary Correspond
ent of The Chrsitian Science Mon
The whole of the question hour
in the House of Commons Oct. 20
was taken up with Cyprus, Kenya,
Hong Kong, the Gold Coast, Ma
laya, the West Indies, and colonial
matters generally. Usually, the
question hour ranges over many
In the distinguished strangers’
gallery of the Commons was the
dramatic figure of Archbishop
Makarios of Cyprus. In the press
gallery were colored reporters
from many parts of the British
In the streets of London these
days, and in the restaurants and
theaters, there are incomparably
more colored folk than at any time
in the past. The British, in fact,
are at last fully at grips with the
color problem and'with the racial
quest for self-determination on a
new scale, as is the case on Cy
Outcome Uncertain
How successful are the British
going to be in meeting this chal
lenge, considering that, despite
their vast colonial empire, they
have been largely insulated against
(Continued on Page Seven)
Conner of Philadelphia has recent
ly been assigned by The Philadel
phia Coca-Cola Bottling Co. to
handle public relations promotions
in that city’s Negro market. Young
Conner is a native of Philadelphia,
having been educated in the pub
lic schools of Stelton, Pennsylvania
and at Lincoln University of
Pennsylvania. He is a member of
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and
has had sales experience with The
Louisiana Life Insurance Com
pany, New Orleans, and the Mon
trose Laundry of Philadelphia.
A special United Nations com
mittee has recommended that the
world organization set up a team
of technical experts to help the
Union of South Africa solve its
deepening racial conflict.
At the same time, the commit
tee has warned that the policy of
apartheid followed in the Union
(Continued on Page Eight)
London.—An automobile priced
at $21,000 called for Ethiopian
Emperor Haile Selassie after he
lunched with England’s Queen
Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace
last week.
Selassie who calls himself “king
of kings,” is one of the world’s
last emperors. The car—fit for
an emperor—is green and black
and is fitted with a mast for the
emperor’s flag, the Lion of Judah.
The car, purchased for tours
through Britain and Ethiopia, has
a droppable roof at the back to af
ford a better view of him, a 120
horsepower engine, a make-up kit
in the arm-rest, crests on the rear
doors, and a heater and a radio,
both controlled from front and
{Continued on Page Three)
f eaturing tne famous 15-&U Su
perfortress “Lucky Lady II” and
the “MIG-killing” F-86 Sabrejet,
the largest United States Air Force
mobile display in history continues
a 91-day southeastern states tour
in Jackson, Mississippi.
The “Peace Through Air Power”
exhibit will be located at Sears
Roebuck. Public opening is sche
duled for Wednesday morning, Nov.
17th. Admission is free.
Thirteen displays exhibiting the
latest developments in both offen
sive and defensive air warfare will
be open for public inspection.
“Lucky Lady II”, the bomber
which staged a record shattering
nonstop globe circling performance
in 1949, is one of the top historic
exhibits. Visitors can enter the
modified aircraft through the plexi
glas nose and walk through the
fuselage. The famous World War
II Norden bombsight, pilot's com
partment, machinegnn turrets and
(Continued on Page Eight)
American Negroes
Increase Support
Of African Work
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The secre
tary of the National Baptist Con
vention's Foreign Missions Board
said last week that Negro America
is increasing support of African
Rev. C. C. Adams, Philadelphia,
said that 4,500,000 National Bap
tists support more than 600 mis
sionaries on the African conti

Commenting that “you frequent
ly find more common ground away
from home than at home,” he said
that some 40 churches sponsor mis
sionary work in Africa in close
(Continued on Page Six)

Negro Educators !
To Have Greater i
Role In White
House Conference
On Education
Direct Representation
For Negro Land
Grant Colleges Seen
32nd annual session of the Con
ference of Presidents of Negro
Land Grant Colleges, meeting in
Washington last week, received a
solemn promise from U. S. Com
missioner of Education Eamuel M.
Brownell that their group w'ould
have a greater participating role in
the White House conference on
education to be held in November,
(Continued on Page Six)
Jackson College
Sponsor Broadcast
Education Week
“Tomorrow Won’t Wait” will be
broadcast Saturday, Nov. 6 to in
augurate the Jack.son College ob
servation of American Education
Week, it has been announced.
The week’s program which will
officially begin Sunday, Nov. 7 will
follow this schedule:
“The Goal Beyond”, Sunday; I
“The Kindled Spark”, Monday;
“Threshold”, Tuesday; “The Line is
Busy", Wednesday; “Strand of
(Continued on Page Eight)
Denounce Africa
Segregation Laws
LONDON, England Oct. 29 —
British Council of Churches has
denounced South Africa’s racial
segregation laws a3 an offense
against human rights and “the di
vine law as set forth in the Bible.”
The council—a fellowship made
up of most Christian denominations
in Britain — unanimously approved
(Continued on Page Two)
Segregation Issue
In New Jersey
A hearing believed to he the first
of its kind north of the Mason
and Dixon’s line since the Supreme
Court decision, opened into alleged
racial segregation in Englewood
public schools.
The division against discrimina
tion of the State Board of Ed^a
(Continued on Page Five)
Deltas Resume
Year’s Work
Activities of Alpha Chi Sigma
I Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta So
| rority began September 19, at the
home of Mrs. Hazel Moore of
| Tougaloo. Mrs. Alma Laster serv
ed as eo-hostess with Mrs. Moore.
Highlighting this meeting was
the installation of the following of
ficers by Mrs. Rose Branch: Mrs.
Gladys Noel Bates, President; Mrs.
Myra Lowry, vice-president; Mrs.
Hazel Moore, recording secretary;
Mrs. Bobbye Mangram, correspond
ing secretary; Miss Lygie Saulny,
i financial secretary-treasurer: Mrs.
j Ruth R. Dease, Journalist; Mrs.
Frances Britton, Custodian; Mrs.
(Continued on Page §ix)
Fifth Annual
Exhibits Of
Parents’ Study
Group Slated
The Parents’ Study Group of
Jackson College Nursery-Kinder
garten will present its fifth annual
Toy and Book Exhibits Thurs
day, November 11, at 7:00 p.m. in
(Continued on Page Four)
NE WPRESIDENT: Mrs. T. V Branes. of Laurel, who was elected
1‘resident of the State Federation of Colored Womens Clnbs at the
meeting here last week.
State Conference :
NAACP Branches i
Here This Week j
Walter White Speech |
Cancelled On Account
Of Illness
Jackson, Miss., Nov. 1—The gen-\
ere’ pubiic and the delegates to the
Ninth Annual Convention of the ■
Mississippi State Conference of
NAACP Branches will be addressed
by three of the top members of the
National Staff of the NAACP on
Friday, Saturday and Sunday. No
vember 5, 6, 7 in Jackson, Missis- i
sippi, according to an announce- I
ment released today by Dr. E. J. j
Stringer of Columbus, who is State 1
President of the NAACP.
The keynote address for open
ing of the Convention at the Far
ish Street Baptist Church will be
delivered on Friday at 8 p. m. by
Daniel E. Byrd, New Orleans, Lou
isiana, Field Secretary of the Na
tional Legal Staff of the NAACP.
(Continued on Page Six)
County Baptist
In Stormy Session
Rev. L. W. Williams
Resigns As Treasurer
Leland, Miss., Nov. 1.— (Special)
—After a stormy beginning the
Washington County Bapt’st Asso
ciation last week in Leland, Miss.,
the Rev. L. W. Williams gave his
resignation as treasurer of the
Washington County Baptist Asso
ciation. Rev. W. M. Walton, mod
erator, denied affiliation with the
proposed new Progressive Baptist
Convention and any knowledge of
the money that Rev. Williams
brought back from the Baptist
State Convention at Yazoo City,
Rev. Walton was vindicated
unanimously and Rev. Edward J.
Threadgill was elected treasurer
to replace Rev. L. W. W'illiams.
The Association closed peace
fully after having raised $1066.
(Continued on Page Five)
VICKSBURG, Miss. (Special)—
Four bodies have been recovered
and two more are believed to be
still buried in the debris of the
ramshackle Nej?ro waterfront resi
dence which was destroyed by fire
Tuesday nipht.
Fire Chief Joseph F. Hoseman
said the bodies of Mary Goodlow,
Joe Woods, Rose Powell, and Ma
bel Jackson, all Negro adults, have
been taken from the wrecked two
story rooming house.
The remains of a three-year-old
child, Patricia Ann Mason, and
an unidentified elderly Negro wom
an were believed still in the debris,
Chief Hoseman said.
Vicksburg firemen, who search
(Continued on Page Two)
Baby Contest Entrys Still Have Time
j To Win The $500 Cash Prizes
Continued interest of Jackson
Advocate readers in Carnation’s
First Annual Hometown “Healthy
Baby Contest” is indicated by the
volume of entries which have been
received by this paper to date.
A large number of snapshots have
been submitted by proud parents
who hope to win for their babies
one of the valuable cash prizes
being offered by the Carnation
Company, producer of Carnation
Evaporated Milk. Considerably
more entries are expected before |
the close of this contest on Wed
nesday, November 17, 1964.
Simple rules have been estab
lished for this contest which is con-,
ducted just for readers of this'
newspaper who reside in Jackson,
and suburbs and who have infants
of three years of age or younger.
All that is required is a snapshot
of the child taken within the last
three months and the official entry
blank which has appeared in earlier
issues of The Jackson Advocate.
Additional entry blanks may be ob
tained from the editorial offices of
this paper, or (to be decided upon).
Entries must he postmarked not
later than midnight, November 17.
The job of judging this contest
has been assigned to a panel of
prominent local citizens who have
been busily screening entries as
they arrive.
An unusual aspect of this con
test is the research objective for
which it is being conducted by the
Carnation Company. For over fifty
years, Carnation has made dairy re
search a major part of its opera
tions. Near Seattle, Washington,
are the famous Carnation Farms
(Continued on Page Two)
State Federation
Colored Women's
Clubs Meeting
Here Hailed As
Great Success
Speech Of National
President Praised
Mrs. T. J. Barnes
Elected President
Of State Group
The annual meeting of the
State Federation of Colored Wo
men’s Clubs and its junior auxil
iary, held at Central Methodist
(Continued on Page Five)
Phi Beta Sigma
Fraternity Sets
40th Anniversary
Education The Key To
Freedom Is Theme
I LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The 40th
! Anniversary Conclave of Phi Beta
; Sigma Fraternity meets in Nor
folk, Va., December 27-30. Theme
of the 1954 conclave is “Educa
tion—T'he Kev To Freedom.1'* The
(Continued on Page Eight)
Haile Selassie
To Receive
Oxford Degree
j ian diplomatic circles announced
! that Emperor Haile Selassie I of
Ethopia, currently on his way to
England for a state visit, received
an honorary degree of doctor of
civil law at Oxford University.
Emperor Selassie stopped off in
(Continued on Page Two)
Virginia Wants
Gradual Approach
To Integration
j NORFOLK, Va.—Virginia legis
| lators, educators and other white
leaders in various sections of the
state are moving toward the posi
tion that each locality in the state
should be allowed to settle the
issue of school integration as it
thinks best.
The latest legislator to express
| this view was Delegate Armstead
(Continued on Page Five)
Negroes On Jury
In Shepard Case
Cleveland.—The jury at the mur
der trial of Dr. Samuel Shephard
was filled for the fifth time Tues
day after panelists bounced in and
out of the box like jumping jacks.
A panel of seven women and
five men was completed when the
second colored jurist—a 26-year
I old unmarried elevator operator—
was seated.
Miss Dorothy E. Lee, who works
in a building across the street
from the somber courtroom, won
a tentative place on the jury, re
placing ousted juror number six,
(bachelor Melvin Holliday.
At the end of the second day
(Continued on Page Four)
In Kenya Decide
On 4-Month Truce
NAIROBI, Kenya. — While the
Mau Mau continued to take its
! toll in property damage and hu
man lives, the political settlers in
this British colony agreed to a
four-month “political truce” to try
to solve deep-rooted differences
(Continued on Page Eight)
Few Negro Voters Go To Polls As Fear
Citizens Coancil Threats Blanket State
Say Spirit Of Amendment Strikes At Heart
Of Democracy And U. S. World Relations
Clarence Mitchell
j CONVENTION — Clarence Mitch
| ell, Director, Washington Bureau,
: NAACP, will deliver a major ad
| dress during the final mass meet
ing of thfc Ninth Annual Conven
1 tion of the Mississippi State Con
| (Continued on Page Seven)
Jackson, Miss., Nov. 3 (DSN)—
The Constitutional Amendment
proposed by the last regular ses
sion of the Mississippi State Legis
lature, aimed at preventing Negro
citizens of the state from, qualify
ing to vote won heavy approval
from the voters who went to the
polls in the state’s general election
Tuesday which saw the re-election
of Senator James O. Eastland and
the state's entire congressional
delegation, all of whom were nomi
nated in the August primary, which
in this one-party state is tanta
mount to election.
Only Senator Eastland had to
face opposition coming from James
A. White, of Durant, GOP can
didate, who is secretary of the
state’s Lily-White Republican Or
i ganization, which makes no bid
for Negro support. Others elected
throughout the state include can
didates for judgeships and lesser
state officies.
The Constitutional Amendment,
which its proponents openly advo
cated, including Governor Hugh
White, as a means of preventing
Negro citizens of the state from
qualifying to vote, received a ma
(Continued on Page Seven)
Anthropoligist Says At Least 10% Of
U. S. Whites Have Negro Blood
Chicago, 111. Nov. 3 (Special) —
The Chicago Daily News, in the
| latest of a series of articles on
! “passing,” quotes an anthropolo
| gist as saying that as much as 30
! percent of the supposed white pop
ulation of the country is made up
of persons who are of Negro an
cestry and don’t know it.
The article pointed out that at
least six million Negroes have
: crossed the color line since the
Civil War and that passing has
stepped up to the rate of 30,000
every year.
Some anthropologists were quoted
i as saying the Negro would event
ually be absorbed into the white
race, while other thought that the
Negro would produce a particular
ly distinct racial type because of
class stratification among Negroes.
Negro Appointed Special Assistant In
Veterans Admn. For Southeast Region
New Orleans, La. Nov. 1 (Spec
ial) — Alexander F. Laneuville
of New Orleans, has been appoint
ed Special Assistant in the Office
of the Administrator of Veterans
Administration for the Southeast
Mr. Laneuville, who is a native
of Louisiana received his early
education in New Orleans and at
tended Xavier and Dillard Univer
sities where he studied Government
and Personnel Management. He
also has taken supplementary
courses in corporation organization
and accounting.
He has had long experience in
the life insurance business, hav
ing begun as an agent for the
Unity Industrial Life Insurance
Company in 1919 and worked up to
Supervisor and later Agency Di
Mr. Laneuville is a life-long Re
publican. He worked tirelessly in
the 1962 campaign for President
Elsenhower’s election; is a member
(Continued on Page Six)
Urge Leaders Of Both Groups To
Prevent Strained Race Relations
S. Africa Starts
Crack-Down On
Native Churches
PRETORIA, South Africa—The
racist government of South Africa
last week began to crack down on
native churches.
The department of native affairs
issued instructions that all native
quarter churches must apply each
year for permission to operate. In
addition, new sites for churches
must be approved by the govern
Most sweeping of the new mea
sures designed to restrict the na
(Continued on Page Five)
Birmingham, Ala. — In an arti
cle in the October issue of Pro
gressive Farmer, Sidney J. Phil
lips, president-founder, Booker T.
Washington Birthplace memorial,
says Negroes should not try to
force themselves upon white peo
Described by the Memphis Com
mercial-Appeal as “one of the
wisest leaders of Southern Ne
groes," Phillips says in the ar
ticle, “I’d like to ask all thinking
Southern‘Whites and Negroes to
do all that is in their power to
prevent strained relations between
the races-regardless of what any
further action of the Supreme
Court may be.
“As Negroes, we enjoy associa
tion among-ourselves—provided we
are given the same opportunities.
(Continued on Page Seven)

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