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Saturday, October 9, 1954
Colored Community News „ WINIFRED SANDS JOHNSON. ***** *• f itnt Douglass High Teachers Have Panel Discussion On Tuesday The teachers of the secondary department of Douglass High School, realizing the importance of educational guidance conducted a panel discussion at their profes sional meeting in the auditorium Tuesday, October 5. Mrs. Isabel Sands, social science director of the school, was moder ator. The following members took part in the discussion: Nature of Guidance George Dean Need for Guidance Theodore T. Sands Techniques Employed in Guid ance Winifred Johnson Duties and Responsibilities of the Functionaries in the Guidance Program— Carrye Minor Preparing the Teacher for Guid ance Responsibilities Mizpah Crutchfield Guidance and the Adolescent Isabel C. Sands The Aspects of Adolescent Health in A Good Guidance Program— Alfonso Dean Vocational Guidance in Douglass High School— Milton Thompson The Need for Guidance in Doug lass High School— Alfred Saund ers v Summary Robert Fennel Need for Educational Guidance A certain emotional instability is characteristic of youthful and ado lescent interests. Students do not know themselves fully. Their pur pose and plans are constantly chan ging to some extent. They need guidance to help them discover their possibilities and to aid them in distinguishing between real and passing interest. r They need assist ance in analyzing their needs and in choosing wisely from the curri cular offerings. Formerly, a highly selected grtrnp of pupils whose ultimate aim was a college education attended high schools. Today, studies show how wide is the range of differen ces, especially in chronological and mental age, capacity, and social development, and how essential is guidance, if the high scuoola are to organize an effective piropam. Many individual differences re sult from situations in the home and the variety of social back grounds: Students today havFinkhy opportunities for out-of-school con tacts and for experiences, away frdm home. Consequently, -many formerly uniform characteristics hake changed. Students of lower mentality are THE VIRGINIA CLUB Prop. Jesus Disdler 1025 Emma St. BEER AND WINE 9:00 to 12:00 P.M. Friday and Saturday Open Til 2:00 A.M. PEREZ Stff'Service Laundry • A.M. - t P.M. Daily • AM. • 5 P.M. Sunday 927 Thomas Street TELEPHONE 2-6652 ACME Package Store 309 PETRONIA STREET Plume 2-9-m LINCOLN THEATER 805 flmms Street Phone 2-6642 Hf 4 7 GROCERIES UIA/i AND MEATS 721 Simonten Street Phone 26222 jUAN SORRIANO 1011 Whitehead Street . Meats and Groceries TELEPHONE 2-4122 THE key west citizen Sunset Royals Report Activity The Sunset Royals welcome back their president who went on a much deserved vacation. Willi* Ward is now back with a well rested body and a very alert mind. The “deep freeze” will be given away today, October 9. The following words of wisdom constitute the motto of the club: “We Struggle to the End.” This is indeed a very wise choice for the club refuses to be tom a part. The members are united through brotherly love, supported by the loyalty of the members and protected by their faith and trust in God; surviving profitably by the hard work done by each and prov ing beyond all doubt that the strug gle is worthwhile. SOLDIERS ON LEAVE Soldiers on leave are Sgt. Robert Barnes, son of Mrs. Marylene White, H-l Fort Village; Carl Bar nes, son of Mrs. Vera Barnes of Fort Village; and William Robin son, son of Mrs. Dora Robinson and husband of Rose Marie Robin son. ’ going to high schoolin increasing numbers, and because their school subjects are badly sleeted, school mortality is very high. At present, most of those who enter the first grade begin high school, bu( fewer than two-thirds of these continue until they are graduated. Courses are now being formulated for stu dents of low intelligence and for the physically defective. Guidance of students into these courses should reduce school mortality. The student has insufficient ex perience to know what his needs are iq relation to the courses offer ed. The high school program of studies is an insoluble puzzle, for the courses and curriculums are seldom described except in tech nical language. In the large high ifchool,, there are generally at leant two curriculums offered, and in the small h igh school there are certain elective courses. Concerning all of the impossible choices a student heeds information. It is because of this complexity of courses and the students’ limited understanding that real educational improvement may result through guidance. There are certain previous chool experiences, maladjustments, and social and economic conditions within the home that make guid ance imperaive. Many students reach high school with physical and mental defects, such as from reading habits, diseases and phy sical disabilities. Sometimes these are not clearly definied, but will greatly affect shcool work and la ter life. Emotional conditions and certain home factors, both econo mic and social, must be consider ed. Narrow vocational training may result from special abilities or interests if a student's choice is left entirely to him. Hence the need for guidance. Cornish Memorial A.M.E. IION CHURCH Whitehead and Angela Sts. SUNDAY SCHOOL, 9:45 A.M. V.C.E., 7 P.M. Worship 11 A.M. and 7:30 P.M. Prayer and Class Meeting Tuesday, 7:30 P.M. THi CHURCH WITH A WELCOME FOR YOU Rev. A. Franklin Hooper, Pastor HAMS BAB MANI PERE2. Proprietor 316 PETRONIA STREET Phone 2-9272 JOIN OUR MERCHANDISE club Shoes Fabrics SANDS* 0K ®Jas Shop . Fabric Confer 701 DUVAL STREET Page 9 m Hr Hr .&**** ■ v ** m m m mm \ jH ijr PANEL DISCUSSION—Pictured here are the teachers of the secondary department of Douglass High School as they sit in on their panel discussion on 'The Need for Guidance." Presiding at the pulpit stand is Miss Isabel C. Sands, moderator.—Citizen Staff Photo, Don Pinder. Fire—Friend As Well As Foe This is Fire Prevention Week and fire is no stranger for through the ages man has depended on fire to cook his food and keep him warm, but he has always found fire dangerous as well as helpful. Cities especially suffered from fire in the early days because the buildings were made of wood and were built close together, and once a fire got a good start, it was very difficult to stop it. When, under Emperor Nero, Rome caught fire in A. D. 64, the city burned for eight days. Lon don has had a number of big fires, the first in 798. The great Lon don fire of 1666 raged for three days. It was after this terrible fire, in which $50,000,000 worth of property was destroyed and six persons lost their lives, that the first fire insurance company was formed. Sometimes cities have been de liberately set on fire. When the Russians set fire to Moscow to drive out Napoleon’s army in 1812, the city burned for five days, de stroying thousands of houses to the value of $150,000,000. About the same amount of property was destroyed by the Paris fire of 1871, which broke out during the communistic demonstrations which followed the Franco-Prussian War. Among other terrible city fires were Copenhagen’s fire of 1728, which nearly destroyed the entire city; the burning of Constantinople, in 1729, when 7000 people were killed; the fire in Canton, China, in 1822, and Japan’s big fire in Yokohama, in 1866, which left two thirds of the city in ruins. Some of the most destructive city fires have been caused by earthquakes, such as the one in Tokyo in 1923, in which 70,000 peo ple were killed and a million made homeless; and the great fire in San Francisco in 1906, where the shock of the earthquake broke the water mains, so that there was no way to fight the fire, which burned for three days, destroying $250,000,000 worth of buildings ia the business section. One of the worst fires in the United States was the Chicago fire in 1871. Some say that it was caused by a cow kicking over a lantern, and it is known that it be gan in a barn. For three days it burned stonily, completely de stroying an area of three square mileS in the center of the city. About 100,000 people lost their homes and 250 lost their lives. Boston has had several large fires. In 1835 New York City had a fire in the business section which cost $15,000,000. Baltimore’s business district was destroyed in 1904 by a two-day blaze. How Firos Bogin There are many causes of fire, most of which are preventable. Insurance companies claim that 95 per cent of all fires could have been prevented if every possible precaution had been taken. Smok ers throw away lighted matches; chimneys are not properly lined; walls are not properly protected from the heat of stoves, furnaces, boilers, and pipes; roofs are covered with materials which sparks can easily set on fire; and cheap building materials are used which cannot resist fire. Half the All Are W'elcome To Worship at The Nation-Wide Holiness Church of Brotherly Love 819 THOMAS STREET SERVICES: Tuesday Night, Thursday Night and Sunday All Day Missionary In Charge, Rebecca Toomer Overseer, Elder L. Alexander RED GOOSE SHOES for CHILDBEH Exclusively at Appelrouth’s Shoe Center 404 DUVAL STREET PHONE 2-2532 Air-Conditioned For Your Comfort Quarterback Club Formed To Back DHS A Quarterback Club, to support and promote the popularity of the Douglass High School football team was organized Tuesday night in a meeting held at the 33 Restaurant. Earl Adams, president of the Quarterback Club which backs the Key West High School team, at tended the organization meeting to outline the operation of such a club and give the interested audience an idea of the scope of their work on behalf of their team. The first dinner meeting of the club was scheduled for next Tues day night. The Douglass High var sity squad and coach will be guests of the club at the dinner. Mr. Adams will also attend the dinner as guest of honor. Officers selected by the group were Arthur Sands, president; Aus tin Stocker, first vice president; Willie Ward, second vice president; Bernard Roberts, recording sec retary; Joseph Welters, corres ponding secretary; and Ancel Ro berts, treasurer. A board of directors was named consisting of three men who will serve for a one-year term, three for two years, and three for three years. They are: One year—Raymond Poitier, Floyd Hannibal and Robert Butler. Two years—Peter Valdez, Jim Stalling and James Roberts. Three years—John Sands, Joseph Thompson and Reynold Mingo. IN MEMORIAM In sad yet loving memory of our son, Henry Carey, who depart-, ed this life 2 years ago Septem ber 19, on the Korean Battlefield. ‘Though you are gone you are not forgotten The memory of you will ever linger in our hearts.” Mr. and Mrs. John Carey and Family. fires in homes are caused by care lessness—by children playing with matches; by gasoline and oil stove explosions; by wood left near hot stoves; by spontaneous combustion in piles of rubbish; by neglected bonfires; and by defective electric wiring. Wooden buildings in large cities are being replaced by fireproof structures, thus greatly diminishing the number of fires. Fire losses in the United States are five times greater than they are in Europe in proportion to the population. This greater loss is doubtless due to the fact that wood is so widely used for building in North America. Every year hun dreds of millions of dollars worth of property is destroyed by fire in the United States, and an average of 15,000 people lose their lives. Fires interfere with business, and cause unemployment and suffer ing. President Woodrow Wilson said that fires are a public menace as well as a private misfortune, and that great care should he taken to prevent them. Fire cost the United States $1,112,000,000 every year, including the cost of fire departments, extra water sup ply, and fire alarm service, as well as the Value of property de stroyed. After considering these im mense losses caused by fire, one naturally asks what can be done to prevent this waste. The answer is to educate all citizens, children especially, to always be alert <o the danger of harmful fires. NOTICE All pa rants and friends of Douglass High School aro ur gently requested to attend the P- T. A. moating in the audi torium Wednesday, October 13, at 7:30 p. m. Avery important addrass is to be delivered. Navy Wives Club Notes The club welcomes back the fol lowing members who had been on vacation: E. Pigee, M. Gibson, E. Patterson, and president B. Gillard. Vice president Lizette James carried on during the absence of B. Gillard. Doris Major spent two weeks in Ft. Pierce, Fla. taking care of her sick mother. We regret very much the pass ing of Navy wife Mattie Carter. We wjsh E. Pigee a happy birth day. Hope you will see many more 10th of Octobers. We are proud to announce that our club has a meeting place of its own. In Ft. Taylor we don’t have to meet in our homes. Each mem ber works hard to try to make the club house as homelife as possible. We are extending a friendly hand to all Navy wives. We need your help. Won’t you join us? The first and third Wed nesday nights are for business, sec ond and fourth Wednesday nights are for socials. So please come out, Navy Wives. Royal Teenagers Observe First Birthday The Royal Teenagers celebrated their first anniversary Saturday, September 18. The following officers were elect ed for the 1954 - 1955 term: Pre sident, Claudette Castillo; vice pre sident, Rose Veliz; secretary, Vio let Catlin; assistant secretary, A dell Alee; recording secretary, Marjorie Gallagher; treasurer, Mrs. Marian Sands; assistant trea surer, Sarah Carey; reporter, Bar bara Sands; sponsor, Mrs. Marian Sands; chaplain, Patsy Kelly; bus iness manager, Gwendolyn Bos field; and assistant business mana ger Almoveta Castillo. Teenagers wishing to join are asked to contact the president or the sponsor. DOUGLASS JR. RC TO GIVE PROGRAM The Douglass School Junior Rod Cross will maka favors and present a Christmas musical program at tho Naval Hospital and train high school girls in tho Rod Cross Horn* Nursing program. Mrs. Goorga Carey, Junior Rod Cross chairman, .comput ed plans with tha Douglass School sponsor, Coach A. T. Dean on Monday afternoon. POITIERS CHRISTEN BABY DAUGHTER Glenda Elease, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Poitier, 920 Terry Lane, was christened Sunday, Sep tember 26, in rites conducted by the Rev. Everett at Bethel A.M.E. Church. Sponsors for the child were Miss Caroline Andrews, Mrs. Erthabelle Robinson and James Carey. Visiting her sister, Mrs. Blone va Mills, during the week was Mrs. Marjorie Pla Dickey of Wil mington, North Carolina. They are the daughters of Mrs. Beatrice Tate who now makes her home in West Palm Beach, Florida ! Visit HARLEM CAFE Hot Meals Three Times Daily - 714 EMMA STREET Toornor and Gilmore, Prop*. Payment Of Fees Lags At Douglass Once again we are urging all pupils in grades 1 - 6 to pay their fees for supplies purchased for chil dren in said grades. Douglass School is lagging far behind all other schools in com pleting payment of these items of supplies which were displayed to parents at the P. T. A. meeting. Again we wish to emphasize the fact that these consumable sup plies are being used by your pupils daily. We wish to emphasize also that we could no more expect two or three children to use one set of supplies than we could expect them to eat out of one plate. Each pupil must have his own equip ment to work with. A previous ta bulation indicates that in grades 1-3 193 pupils are enrolled. Of this number, 105 pupijs have paid the full amount of $3.00, 37 pupiis have paid part and 57 pupils have made no payment at all. In grades 4-6 where 174 pupils are enrolled 57 have paid the full amount, 34 paid part and 83 have made no payment at all. These figures seem to indicate that there must be a decline in furnishing pupils with these supplies unless greater cooperation is received. We know that our parents are interested in our children and will rectify this matter in short order. However, we must say to parents that our children have already been in school six weeks at this writing. Please respond imme diately. ANNOUNCEMENT There will be a general meet ing of all colored workers in the Auditorium of Douglas High School on Monday October 11 at 7:30 p. m. Please bo pro rent. Adventist Church News Radio Versus TV Some 120,500,000 radio sets in North America as compared to 31, 229,600 television sets prove that radio is stilling holding a majority audience on the air waves, “Mr. Gunn” of the Seventh-day Adven tist church announced Saturday at the eleven o’clock service. Urging the importance of using the radio as well as T. V. to spread the gospel, the local elder pointed out that more than 46,500,- 000 homes tune in their dials daily to radio programs. “Overseas,” he added, “there is scarcely any other way for the church to reach into the homes un less it be through the newspaper.” The Adventist radio program, Voice of Prophecy, receives in the neighborhood of 11,500 letters each week from its radio audience. Air ed over 520 stations in North sAm erica and 800 round the world, the program has received 100,000 names of listeners on this contin ent alone within the last six mon ths. It encompasses 12 spoken lan guages. Asa means of bringing the Chris tian message to the hearth - side, radio is still in first position. A special offering was received at the close of the service to help ensure the continuance of the de nomination’s program. The local church reported the fol lowing missionary work for the month of September: Bible Readings and Cottage Meetings 167 Missionary Visits 365 Missionary Literature distributed 1,665 * Articles of Clothing Given Away 65 Cash Donated to Welfare —516.00 Hours of Christian Help Work 45 Persons Given Needed Help 9 Treatments Given 9 AROUND BETHEL Bethel Ushers Board held its weekly meeting Thursday, August 30, at 7:30 p. m., at the church center with Mrs. Nora Rolle in charge of the entertainment. The president was very happy to see so many members out. All members are urged to be out Sunday as Ushers Board No. 1 will give the program. This club was organized 7 years ago October 3, but as that was the first Sunday of the month, the ob servance will be held tomorrow. The public is cordially invited to attend. The next meeting will be held at the church center with Mr*. Elizabeth Strachan in charge of en tertainment. TARIFF CUTS Secretary of the Treasurey Hum phrey recently assured the free world that the Eisenhower Admin istration means to drive ahead wfth the progressive lowering of U. S. tariff barriers, but be emphasized that this country expected other nations to cooperate in similar fash ion by removing barriers to world trade. U™ : 1 m ■V;- * t ■OEhI >* - W ■ ■ • FERRY FIESTA OBBERVERB ■-■Enjoying the hospitality a t ihn Ferry Fiesta last week were Juliette Mclntosh, Betty Jo Ov> rett and Lillian Bastien. They, too, are very much in the progress of Key West.—Citizen Staff Photo, Don Pinder. MISSING BOY—John Fry, son of Mrs. Florence Fry, K-2 Fort Taylor, has been missing sine* Tuesday, September 21. He was last seen in the vicinity of the shrimp docks. It is believed that he is on one of the boats. John, who is 12 years of age, is in the seventh grade a! Douglass High School. When he left home he was wearing a white nylon shirt and a pair of Navy blue pants. If seen, please notify his mother. births' Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lee, Sr., 322 Angela Street, are the parents of a son, Henry Lee, Jr., born at the Ida Sands Maternity Home Monday, September 27, Mrs. Lee is the former June Rose Andrews. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Wallace, 4 Borrodo Lane, are the parents of a baby girl, Jennifer Teresa, born September 29, at Monroe General Hospital. Baby weighed 6 lbs. 7 ozs. at birth. Mrs. Wallace is the former Glo ria Carey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William V. Carey. MARY JACKSON ENJOYS NEWS Got a letter the other day from a former pupil, Mrs. Mary Taylor (Mary Jackson; who now makes her home at 832 Arthur Walk, San Antonio, Texas. As usual Mary is her old intelli gent self. She told of how much she enjoys reading the Colored Community News of The Key West Citizen as it brings her right back to dear old Key West, where she would now love to be. She also told of having encountered Miss Oretha Roberts, a member of the Lady Marines (native Key Wester) who is now stationed in San An tonio. It was certainly a pleasant sur prise to hear from Mary. AROUND NEWMAN The members of the junior choir of Newman Methodist Church held their regular business meeting Tuesday, October 5. All members were present at this very interesting meeting. The choir will sponsor a recital October 18, to which the general public is cordially invited. Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt C. Sands, 721 Thomas Street, observed their first wedding anniversary Septem ber 21. Mrs. Sands is the former Ernes tine Adderly. Luke Harris, B-0 Fort Village, who broke his ankle is recuperat ing, Being a veteran he receives his treatment at the Naval Hospi tal. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT The Defense Department, despite cuts in its budget and in actual spanding, expects to nearly double its new- order volume in the near future. Rattlers Rap Benedict 26-6 Last Saturday COLUMBIA, S. C. - (Special) Right halfback A1 Frazier of Jack sonville scored two touchdowns here last Saturday night to bring his season’s total to six as he led the Florida A and M University Rattlers to a 26-6 victory over the Benedict College Tigers. The Rattlers struck for a pair of touchdowns in the first period and added two more in the third. Bene dict College Tigers. The Rattlers struck for a pair of touchdowns in the first period and added two rfore in the third. Benedict posted its lone score late in the second stanza. Frazier scored the Rattlers first touchdown from the Benedict nine midway the first quarter and pick ed up his sixth TD in the third stanza on a five yard plunger. The Jacksonville sophomore has 36 j points to his credit to lead the Rat itlers in the scoring department. 1 The stage for A and M’s first score was set early in the first period with the recovery of a Be nedict fumble on the Tigers' 21. Frazier moved to the 18. Quarter back Elvin “Dizzy” Dean passed incomplete to left end Joe Lee. Galimcre picked up nine yards to the line. On the next play Frazier scored to put the Rattlers ahead 8 - 0. Frazier’s attempted kick for the point after touchdown failed. Late in the quarter Frazier took Parnell Jones’ punt on the Rattl ers’ 39 and returned it to the Tig ers' 40. Galimore raced 40 yards for the game’s most spectacular un and the second Rattier score. Quarterback Lawrence Williams converted. Benedict tallied in the fading minutes of the second quarter on a 20 yard pass from left halfback Leroy De Board to fullback Willie Minor. The tally came after a sit uation which no doubt left fans and spectators confused. Originally the ball was given to the Rattlers ifter Frazier hauled in h Benedict pass. Then for some reason the play was nullified and the ball given to tho Tigers. A and M bounced back in tho scoring column in the third period for two touchdowns. Williams pass ed 48 yards to end Maurice Gra ham on the three. Quarterback North Hendon scored standing up. The try for the point after touch down failed. Frazier scored the final touch down of the game a short time la ter. The drive started at midfield. Galimore spend from the 21 to the 48; a 15 yard penalty against tho Tigers moved the ball to their 33. Dean passed to Frazier on a play which moved the ball to the eight Left half Cart Jefferson failed to gain. A five yard penalty moved the ball to the three. Jefferson lost to the five. Frazier scored and Dean converted. * The Rattlers stopped three Bene dict threats. The first came in the initial period when the urange and green gridders halted the Tigers on their three. The Columbia team bad four cracks at the Rattler goal inside the five, but Linemen Bill Me Clung, CaUhraai Gladden, and Arnold Sullivan, spearheaded the savage defensive onslaught which prevented the score. A third quarter Benedict threat was halted on 11 and the Ti ger aoriooa effort at scoring vas stopped on the Rattler three late in the fourth quarter. Red North Korea trade bait before Japan.