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It is fear that all of our highest hopes and oar deepest convictions may be sub ject to change without notice. I believe it is no exaggeration to say that those of us who have lived through the first of the twentieth century have seen more violent changes on the face of this earth than there were in all of the preceding fifty centuries of recorded his tory. The only pattern that we have known is one of unmitigated and unpredictable instability and turbulence.—Robert Sher wood lIGHTEENTH YEAR, NO. 49 BRIEF NEWS SCENE “High and Lowdown" BY BAILEE THOMAS An important series of lectures is the American Studies series at the Summer Session of the Uni versity of Minnesota. The re maining lectures are scheduled for July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13,20 and 27. Shelton Granger, Mill City Urban League man de livers the lecture on July 30. His subject is "Minorities in the Twin Cities.’’ On August 27, Sally Lu ther. member of the legislature and Urban League board member will lecture on “The Pattern of Twin Cities Politics." At Chicago: Walter White warned the Republican platform committee that the country’s Ne gro citizens would not be satis fied with platform generalities and platitudes in urging it to ap prove a strong civil rights plank. It was apparent as late as Wed nesday that there was a split on the civil rights proposals between the North and South. There was a possibility of a floor fight on the civil rights plank. The CIO from its Washington headquarters urged both parties to stand up for human rights and pass strong civil rights planks. Minnesota Democrats and most Northern Democrats are hoping the G. O. P. will insert a weak civil rights plank in its platform. Fbur men listening and looking a TV set in a Wabasha Street store all hoped Taft would be nominat ed. Questioned all except one was a registered Democrat. A more cautious Democrat from southern .Minnesota told this column conductor that all the talk about how easy Taft would be to defeat if nominates!. Eeverybody thought Truman had no chance to be elected. Includ ing most of his supporters the southern Minnesota man point'd out. All over the Twin Cities people are saying the Aiderman Aarchi bald Carey’s speech was as good as either McArthur's or Hoover's but none of the Twin City dailies even carried excerpts from it. Editor Westling of the Inde pendent Republican, a Minnesota GOP. party publication is anxious to get a copy of the Carey talk because he said it was the best talk of the convention. Church Of God In Christ Convocation The Church of God In Christ is holding its 29th annual convoca tion Friday, July 11 through Sun day. July 20 at Graham Temple, 524 Lyndale Avenue North. Rev. J. W. Graham is the presiding of ficer Minnesota churches of this de nomination are showing re markable growth in membership. Sister Recuperating Here: Mrs. William Cooper. 705 Seventh Ave. No., spent four weeks with her sister in Gary, Ind., and now the sister Mrs. Beatrice Boyd of Gary is here recuperating, follow ing surgery. She is doing nicely and will be with her sister for several weeks. This paper's Interest in the economic stability of its com munity has resulted in increased employment opportunities for its people. Procedure Explained For Adopting Child By LAURA GASKINS Would jou like to know how to go about The first step would be a telephone call or a letter. If you live in or near Hennepin County, call Hennepin County Wel fare Board, Fillmore 1662; if you live in or near Ramsey Coun ty. call the Division of Social Welfare, CEdar 4721. You will be given an appointment to talk | about your wish to adopt a child. | ownershi P is not a requirement. You will want to know what k.nd I but a chl d n * eds * de 9“*t e of children the agency has for tnT 6>mse f. , . , .. .. Children are generally placed placement and the way it works; I » r « . .. . „ | with adoptive parents in the same and the agency will want to know I ' ' . . , . , „ ... age range as families having chil- rnore about vou and your familv “ . _ - . . .. , . .. dren of their own. If passible This wall help both you and the ... ... . a <a u .. ... i children are placed in homes agency to decide how your home i . . , r , .... | similar to the religious faith of can best be used. These agencies are looking for ! Sometimes homes are needed homes having both mother and I for a brother and sister or for a father who want a child and can j number of children from the same give love and affection Home I family. Midway 8340 Chicago Attorney Men's Dqy Speaker pilgrim Baptist Sunday, Ally 13, 1952 is to be observed as Men’s Day at Pil grim Baptist church, W. Central at Grotto, St. Paul, Minnesota. Rev. Floyd Massey Jr., pastor, announced the speakers for the services. At the 11 a. m. service, Glen Johnson, Chicago attorney, will speak from the topic, "Pay ing The Price." Mr. Johnson graduated from the John Mar shall Law School, Chicago with LL.B, in 1949 and Juris Doctor in 1950 and was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1950. At present he holds a position with the Chi cago Office of Rent Stabiliza tion. Mr. Johnson is a native of Arkansas, a graduate of Wilber force University, did additional study at Ohio State University, served as personnel Officer in World War II in Europe and Afri ca., and is a former member of the faculty of the Arkansas State College. At 4 p. m. Rev. Moses Knott Jr., will preach from the topic, “A Dying Fire.” Mr. Knott is a pre-theological student at Virgin ia Union University, Richmond. Virginia, who Is at home dur ing vacation months. A men’s chorus will render special music under direction of Mrs. Arlee Hallowell and Mr. A. V. Hall. Zion Men's Day Program Sunday; Rev. Spong, Speaker The men of Zion Baptist church will sponsor the Annual Men's Day Program, Sunday, July 13. according to Rev. H. W. Botts, pastor. The speaker for the morning service at 11 a. m. will be Rev. F. A. Spong, Director of Missions for the Minnesota Conference of the Evangelical United Brethem church. Rev. Spong has played an important role in the annual visits of Negro children in white homes throughout the state. The afternoon service at 4 p. m. will present Mr. Clifford E. Ruc ker, secretary of the Governor's Interracial Commission, who will discuss the commission and its work in bringing about better understanding between racial and religious groups. Music for both services will be conducted by Mr. D. J. Wade, director of the senior choir, and Mr. R. Primm, director of the Gospel chorus. The public is cordially invited. Minnesotans Injured In lowa Auto Crash Indianola. lowa. —Two person were killed July 4. when a car driven by John Armstrong, par alyzed Minneapolis World War II veteran collided with an auto carrying an lowa family on a holiday outing. The two car collision occured four miles west of Indianola Revere Booker 47, Dallas Center. lowa was killed by the impact and Mrs. Owen Grady, 70 Waukee. lowa died later in an Des Moines hospital. Owen Grady was serious ly injured and Clinton Brooker. Two Minneapolis residents in addition to Armstrong were in jured. Rowena, 40 22 Highland Ave. No. Elizabeth Rollins. 36 suf fered minor injuries. The three Minneapolitans were on the way to the Midwest Elks convention at Tulsa, Okla. They finished the trip by train. A truck driver who saw the ac cident said the car driven by Re vere Booker who was killed pulled out into the highway without stop ping into the path of the Arm strong car. After questioning by the lowa highway patrol and the sheriff’s deputy Armstrong and his party were allowed to proceed. Both cars were wrecked. their parents. ion* 1 j A . uajdi * .< \ ST. RDER AMES LODGE UNITS TAKE SEC OND PRIZE AT TULSA, OKLA I tI I WbjMli . i fl JAM & R lri ? Leci The above photo of the Ames Lodge No. 106. Drum and Bugle Corps and Majorettes unit was made two days before the unit left to attend the annual Midwest Elks association held July 4 to 0 at Tulsa. Okla. Photo was on Elks Rest lawn. This paper received word from Tulsa, Okla, at press time from Ted Rhodes And Sol Hughes Enter St. Paul Ppen Golf Tourney Ted Rhodes, top Negro golfer in the nation and Sol Hughes, Min neapolis golfer are among the large field of entrants in St. Paul's annual Open Golf Tournament at Keller Course. The tournament opened Thurs day July 10, and 18 holes will be played each day including Sunday July 13. of the 12 women on the 1948 wo -1948 U. S. Women men's Olympic team were Negro - TeOm At DlympiCS portion in the 1952 Olympic Were Glamour Girls team 1 might I urge that they By WILLIAM O’SHIELDS | brin K alon « a hair dresser so that , j . t > . their hair can be fixed after it London (ANP) I went to . , , .. , . . , . has been sweated-down from hard see a sports writer friend last , . , . T , .. u workouts, some old practice suits week when I passed through Lon- * ; „ , . . , „ . which will not show the dirt, and don, and we talked about Amen- , . . T . „ a determined mind to continue cas Olympic hopes. It wasn t , . . . ... ... , . . . . . . . ... your hard work right up until the long before he asked about our ' > „ „ , . , „ tapering-off time glamour girls. During the 1948 Olympic Games in London, many of the European sport writers watched our girl's track team go through their first workout on English soil. From then on they dubbed them "American Glamour Girls, WILLIAM O’SHIELDS IS MINNESOTA BOY William O’Shields who is in Europe to cover the 1952 Olym pics for the Associated Negro Press is a Minnesota boy who at tended the University of Minne sota. O'Sheilds, a St. Paul boy, is on the athletic staff at Tuskegee In stitute, where he has coached football for years. His news arti cles will appear in the Upper Midwest exclusively in the Spokesman and Recorder papers, and the betting suddenly changed. Wherein the English touters had been offering two to one in favor of the American girls, they re versed the odds against them. Frankly speaking, our women's track and field team did look as though they had come to the games to represent the U. S. in some sort of fashion show. Their jockey-white satin suits were always immaculately clean, and their hair gave one the impres sion that they had freshly come from a hair dressing parlor. And to top it off, their actions were "shockingly feminine.” Contrast our 1948 American Olympic women's track and field team with the European Olympic representatives of the same year: their girls were masculine in ap pearance as well as in their ac tions. In fact, many of the Ameri con critics thought it was good their hair was longer than the men's hair, or it would have been difficult to distinguish them apart. However, there was one excep tion: Fanny Blankers-Koen. the great runner from Holland who won the 100 meters. 200 meters and 80 meters hurdles. She had more Gori-given beauty than any other woman contestant in the 1948 Olympic Games. She is the mother of two children, and. I have been told, is a wonderful housekeeper. So you see. natural feminine beauty can go along with athletic accomplishments in the feminine world. The conversation gradually drifted into how our women would fare against the Russian women if they decided to enter a female team in the 1952 Olympic Games at Helsinki. The experts generally conceed victory to the Russian women's Olympic team. The opinions were that the bulk of the frail women from the United States. England France and Italy cannot begin to ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY, JULY 11. 1952 compete on even basis with the Russian Amazon women Nevertheless. I did assure the critics who persisted in calling our women s track and field team, "glamour girls,” that we had a determined bunch of fighters who were bent on erasing the embar rassments they suffered in the 1948 games. Now, girls, back me up. As a final suggestion (nine out TWO CHICAGO BUSINESS MEN VACATION IN STATE Two Chicago business men are vacationing in northern Min- CAMPHOR METHODIST nesota. They are Charles D. RECEPTION FOR Murray of the Murray's Superior Products Co. and Avon McNear PASTOR SUNDAY cleaning plant operator. Mrs. Members of Camphor Methodist Murray accompanied her husband church, St. Paul, have invited the here enroute to the Twin Cities public to be present at a reception to a upper Minnesota resort. for their new pastor Rev. Jerome Del Pino and his family, Sunday July 13 at 5 p.m. at the church. Camphor church is located at 58ft Fuller Ave. The Murrays are well known in Minnesota. For nine straight years they spent part of their summer vacations in the state. | Gone To Chicago For Visit: A Ice Cream Social Will Be Mrs Thomas Graham, 2018 Jones Given By The Glory Eights Satur- i .. ... , . „„ day July 12. 8 p.m. Until— At 522 | Ave No ’ left tor chlca K° Jul J" Girard Ave. No.—Advt. ' Mrs. Glanton Is S. S. Leadership Graduate ■■■■■koo' -wue ' ’’ I CyJBl I B ' -dir 11. r JI I F* K ■ -I II 4# * rV i tl Ci Mrs. Rosalind Glanton of 2129 Fourth Ave. So. Minneapolis re turned this week from Milwaukee Wis., where she attended the 47th annual session of the National Sunday School and Baptist training Union Congress Mrs. Glanton was among the graduates awarded the highest dis tnction of honor that the Congress offers in the Standard Leadership curriculum of the Sunday School. The award is given on the completion of the Twelve coureses in Christian Leadership Education. Mrs. Glanton was awarded her Baptist Training Union Diploma in the year 1949 in the annual session held in Memphis Tenn. She serves as Superintendent of Bethesda Baptist Sunday School of Minneapolis. Dr. W. H. Jemagin. Washington D C. is the 80 year old president of the Congress. Rev. A. Franklin Fisher of Atlanta Ga. Is dean. >n co-chairman of the unit that the Minneapolis group had placed second in the contest between similar units from six states. Waterloo, lowa drum and bugle corps won first place. -Buss Brown Studio photo. Mrs. Thomas Cleveland Suffers Face Cuts In. Two Car Collison Eight persons were Injured or badly shaken up in a two car col lison at Lake Street and Third Ave. So., Minneapolis Saturday July 5. Included in the group were How ard L. Carter, 55 Great Falls. Mont.; his wife, Mabel, 52, and Mrs. Elma Sommers, 58 Lake Crystal, all passengers in one car, were treated for cuts and bruises at General hospital all white per sons. In the other car were Thomas Cleveland. 3849 Clinton Avenue; his wife, Leola. 41; Glen Howell, 34, 3524 Clinton; Mrs. Isabelle McQuerry, 50, 4048 Clinton, and the latter's grand-daughter, Mar cia Shields, IH, same address. Mrs. Cleveland was treated at the same hospital for face cuts. The others were shaken but ap parently had no serious injuries. CE.lar 0922 Negro Delegates At GOP Convention Chicago Northern Negro is moving to the fore in national Republican poli tics at his southern brother is be ing crowded out. A quite remark able diversity of areas is shown in the following list which com prises most of the Negro dele gates who have checked in at the convention. Arkansas: John A. Hlbler, Little Rock, Arkansas. Delaware: John Q. Hopkins Sr. Wilmington, Delaware (At large) District of Columbia: J. Frank lin Wilson, Washington, D. C. (At large); Jesse H. Mitchell, Wash ington, D. C. (At large); Harry E Polk, Washington, D. S. (At large) and Barrington D. Parker, Washington. D. C. (At large). Florida: Joseph A. Miller, alter nate, Green Cove Springs, Fla. Georgia: Merril White, New man, Georgia, (At large); James L. Grant, Darien, Georgia; A. E. Adams, Cairo, Georgia and The Rev. E. D. Braswell, Wadley, Georgia. Kansas: Edwin T. Sexton Jr., Wichita, Kansas (At large). Kentucky: Prof. S. L. Barker, Owensboro, Kentucky (At large). Illinois: Valores J. Washington. Washington, D. C.; Genoa A. Washington. Chicago. Illinois and Arthur J. Wilson, Chicago, 111. Maryland: Charles Cornish, Bel Air, Maryland; Augustus D. Knox, Baltimore 20, Md.; George Douglass, Baltimore 17, Md.; Don ald Boyce, Baltimore, Maryland and Dr. John Woodland, Balti more, Maryland. Michigan: William Brooks. Jr., Detroit 12, Michigan. Mississippi: Jerry H. Gearhart, Boston, Miss. (At large); Perry W. Howard, Washington, D. C. (At large); James C. Gilliam. Clarksdale, Mississippi (At large); F. W. Miller, Jackson. Mississippi (At large). Dr. T. L. Zuber, West Point, Mississippi, (At large); C. T. Butler, Meri dian. Mississippi; Dr. L. M. Owens. Vicksburg. Mississippi (At I.arge); Fred H. Miller. Mound Bayou, Mississippi (At large); Mrs. A. M. Redmond, Jackson, Mississippi (At large) and J. H. Gettys, Aberdeen. Mis sissippi (At large). Missouri: Silas E Gamer. St. Louis. Missouri; Mrs. Theodosia J. Scott. St. Louis, Missouri. New York: Harold C. Burton. New York City; Charles S Hill, New York City. Ohio: Dr Henry W. Hunter, Cleveland. Ohio; William N. Love- lace Cincinnati. Ohio (At large* John G Pegg. Cleveland. Ohio (At Oklahoma: George W. Perry aley. Oklahoma (At large) Massaschusetts: Laurence H Banks, Roxbury, Massachusetts Pennsylvania: Hobson R Rey nolds. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Tennessee: A. N. Kittrell, Memphis. Tennessee, George W Lee, Beale St., Memphis, Tennes- Virgin Islands: William Greer St. Thomas. V. I. Washington State: Charles M. Stokes. Seattle, Washington. California: Mrs. Catherine Allen Mitchell, Los Angeles. Cal ifornia. Read the Spokesman and Re corder papers each week to get the real lowdown on state and national politics—the candidates and the forces and individuals be hind them. The final consideration Is this. Europeans feel toward the United States a kind of resentment which the French felt twenty years ago towards the British. It is some thing Inherent in the structure of the At lantic Alliance and may be defined as re sentment bom of the inequality of risks. Nothing is to be gained by telling ua (as one of your legislators did) that you must have a great air force so that only Eur ope's sons shall die aa infantrymen on the field of battle.—Raymond Aron. Democrats In Dynamic Speech; Cheered By Convention (Special To Spokesman A Recorder Papers) Chicago, Ill.—Tuesday’s speech by dynamic Rev. Archi bald J. Carey of Chicago, city councilman, kept the delegates in a veritable uproar of applause throughout his talk. News services did not send out the full text of his talk, but radio commentators called it the best talk since the opening of the convention Monday. N. Y. Negro GOP Delegates Switch Back To Dwight DELEGATES CLAIM TAFT MEN KILLED FORTHRIGHT CIVIL RIGHTS PLANK Chicago, July B—Gov. Dewey of New York, in an elaborately set up press conference, announced yesterday the switch of two N. Y. Negro delegates to the support of Gen. Eisenhower for the Republi can Presidential nomination. The two men had wavered back and forth between the general and Sen. Taft. Dewey, clad in a white sum mer suit, walked into the press conference with a smile. He an nounced that Harold C. Burton and Charles S. Hill, two Negro delegates from the Harlem sec tion of New York City, had de cided to come out for Eisenhower. Hill was called back to New York yesterday because of the death of hia daughter and his vote will be cast by Mrs. Esther Hunter, the alternate. Reads A Statement Then the governor called Bur ton and Mrs. Hunter Into the room. Burton read from a long typewritten statement which at tempted to justify the new posi tion Declaring himself a life long Republican, Burton said he had been dissatisfied with Elsen hower's pronouncement on civil rights matters upon his return to the United States from his com mand in Europe. The general had said he favored leaving the mat ters up to the states while Burton insisted if Negroes were to achieve "first class citizenship" the country must have a com pulsory federal fair employment practices commission. Taft, Ike Agree On Civil Rights? Two weeks ago Sen, Taft, whose position on states' rights had been duplicated by Eisen hower when he wooed southern delegates, announced he was In favor of ending segregation In the schools of the District of Colum bia. Burton and his colleague, Hill, then came out for Taft. Works on Civil Rights "Since coming to Chicago, Hill and I have been working for a civil rights plank in the Republi can platform which is doomed to failure because the subcommittee and resolutions committee are controled by old guard Republic ans who are supporting Sen. Taft." claimed Burton. "I have every reason to believe, because of my conversation with the dele gates on the committees, that FEPC has the support of those supporting Gen. Eisenhower. Ike Still Must Be Convinced Burton said he knew Eisen hower would still have to be “convinced” of the need of a compulsory FEPC but he felt that because of his support by such "liberal-minded” men as Dewey and Gov. Driscoll of New Jersey the general would be "guided in the right direction.’’ Gov. Dewey was asked whether in the light of this statement, he favored a compulsory FEPC. He replied he wanted to see what kind of platform plank was adopt ed and then would discuss the subject further. The governor cut off more questions. He said he had to catch up with his delega tion and get to the convention hall. MEMPHIS PLAYS CHI. AMERICAN GIANTS AT NICOLLET TONIGHT The Chicago American Giants and the Memphis Red Sox fo the Negro American League will tan gle In a regularly scheduled league game at Nicollet Park tonight (Friday July 11.) at 8:30 p.m. OPEN HOUSE AT CAMP RIPLEY About 200 Negro officers and enlisted men of the Illinois Na tional Guard are in summer man euvers at Camp Ripley, Little Falls, Minnesota. Sunday there will be an open house at the Camp and Twin Citlans are Invited to come up and welcome the Illinois contin gent to the state. American Legionnaire Charles Blackbum of the Attucks-Brooks Post told this newspaper Tuesday that hla organization is anxieus that a large group go up to the camp Sunday. EUROPEANS FEEL $4.00 Per Year; 10 Cents Per Copy Negro voters. Carey asserted, are disillusioned by broken prom ises given them during 20 years of Democratic rule. "For 20 faltering years, he de clared. "the Democrats have led them stumbling thru the dark ness. Now the Republican party must catch them by the hand and lead them to the light, remember ing the injunction of the Man of Galilee that "whosoever would be the greatest among you must be the servant of all.” Carey said the people gave the Democratic party power on its promises. Now, he said, millions of Negro Americans are disap pointed. Democratic AHN Blaatod "We have heard them promise an anti-lynch law and a federal FEPC, to abolish the poll tax In national elections, and end segre gation In the armed forces," eaid Carey. "‘More Irresponsible prom ises. "When some Democrat cries. The Dlxlecrata did it,' I answer there la no Dixiecrat party—-only the Democrat. North or south, they're all Democrats and It la the Democrat party that must ac count for its failure. 'The string of promises dangled before my people like a guttering necklace has been fashioned into a tight fitting noose, strangling their freedom and their freedom of choice, and sometimes even their hopes.” Grants Ih-mocrato Home Credit Carey said he would be "lesa than honest If I did not grant that under the Democrats some help has been given little people." Broken Promises Cltod ’They have taken from the fa vored and given to the less fa vored,” he added, 'but the unseen tragedy is thia—that in order to give the one a pittance they have taken from that same one his in itiative, his industry, hla incentive to high endeavor and even the re ward of his enterprise. "They have promised peace and there is no peace. They promised prosperity, but now they take substance from the least of us. They promised order, but we live In dismal chaos. Such has been the 20 years of Democrat rule." Leonard Curry Retired Pullman Employe Dies; Well Mown Railroader Leonard Curry, 879 Albermarle Street, St. Paul, died Tuesday night July 8. A retired Pullman Sleeping Car employe he was bora 74 years ago In the state of Mis souri. Mr. Curry came to St. Paul In 1912. Moat of that period he was a railroader and made many friends between St. Paul and the Pacific Northwest. He was an ac tive member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Mr. Curry suffered a stroke about ten days ago. Death came at Ancker hospital where he was confined during his illness. Funeral services will be held at St. James AME church. St Paul Saturday. July 12 at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Dixon officiating. Survivors Include his wife Alice, his niece Mrs. Massie Reasby. 482 Rondo Ave. The Brooks Funeral Home has charge of arrange ments. OES COUNCIL TO MEET SUNDAY The Matrons. Patrons and Past Matrons and Patrons Council of the Order of Eastern Stars, Prince Hall affiliation will hold Its an nual meeting Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with George Banks Sr., at 3825 Fourth Ave. So. The annual election of officers will be held. Al members are urged to be present. MRS. D. A. GRAHAM. RELATIVE OF ST. PAUL PEOPLE DIES As we go to press news of the death of Mrs. D. A. Graham, of Brooklyn, N. Y. reached thia of- fice. She is the aunt of Mrs. Eva NeaL Earl Bell Hattie Bell Smith of St. Paul and Georgia Bell Smith of Los Angeles. Funeral arrangements had not been made at press time. Negro League Basebaß at Ntesl let Park tonight (Friday July 11,) Chicago Americaa Giants vs Mean phis Red Sox. Gause at 8:M paw.