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Those who have nothing else to recom mend them to the respect of others but their blood cry It up at a great rate. They •well and vapor, and you are sure to hear of their families and relations every third word. By this mark they commonly distin guish themselves; you may depend upon it, there la no good bottom, nothing of true worth of their own when they Insist on so much, and set their credit upon that of others.—Charron. NINETEENTH YEAR, NO. 31 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DELTAS Miss Patricia Roberts Is the newly appointed executive director of the grand chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Miss Dorothy Height, national president, announced her appointment as the first Delta executive director. A native of Illinois, Mias Roberts la a grad uate of Howard university. She will organise a national headquarters for the sorority in Washington, D. C.—(ANP) St. Paul School Board Again Petitioned for New Maxfield School For the third time residents from the Maxfield school district went before the St. Paul school board to ask for a new building to replace the present 60-odd-year-old building that is now being used. At Tuesday’s board meeting the delegation presented to the board a petition signed by 1,642 citizens of the school district telling the board member! that they would not be satisfied with anything less than a new building. The people of the area have been aroused since it was learned last November that plans for the proposed Maxfield-McKinley con solidated school would be shelved. The bureau of field studies of the University of Minnesota made a survey for St Paul prior to the Issuing of school bonds in 1949 to determine the school needs for the city One of the recommendations made by the survey was a new consolidated Maxfield - McKinley school. Accompanying the petition to the board was a three-page letter signed by the Rev. Floyd Massey, Jr., pastor of the Pilgrim Baptist church, chairman of the Maxfield school committee, that gave in de tail the reasons why the residents of the district needed a new build ing. The letter gave seven principal reasons for a new building. They were: 1. THE BUILDING was rec ommended by the university survey. 2. THERE IS a need for a community school In the area, one that will have recreational, study and adult educational fa cilities. S. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL effect on the children attending school at the present building Is harmful ‘o the children because of the age of the building and the depressing effect It has upon the children. Also that the enrollment of the school has fal len off because of that. 4. NEGROES ARE restricted la purchasing property In other areas of the city. 5. THE AREA is Interracial and white students should not be made to feel that if they attend schools with Negroes that will get inadequate facili ties. ft. THE PROPOSED highway that was given as one of the reasons for not building the new school wIB pass directly over the present site of Maxfield school 7. SINCE THE approval of the redevelopment plans for the Rice - Western, Fuller - Rondo area means that a new school will be erected In the area when It is redeveloped and It will be nafair to the children who will snore out of the area and who aright settle In the district to move oat of n district where there will be a new school to one where there Is an old one. Maceo Moody, 727 Rondo, chair man of the petition committee, told the board that the residents at the area voted overwhelmingly ta favor of the last bond Issue. He pointed out that there was only eae other section of the ctiy that Midway 8340 exceeded the Maxfield area in favorable votes. A second school bond issue for 110,000,000 is being proposed and the board has been told at other meetings by the delegations how they voted on the next issue would depend to a great deal on what action the board took on Maxfield school. A second speaker, Mrs. Irving Dunn, 760 Fuller Ave., who de scribed herself as a veteran civic and political worker, told of the enthusiasm she received when she took the petition around her neighborhood. She said that in the two and one-half blocks she circulated the petition, she got 33 signatures of home owners. Mr. Massey introduced the speakers to the board. For the third time the meeting was crowded to capacity. 300 Voice Chorus To Sing Sunday The 300-voice University of Min nesota Chorus will be in support of the Minneapolis Symphony Or chestra with assistant conductor Gerard Samuel on the podium in the orchestra’s sixth television program of the season at 2:30 p.m., Sunday. Mar. 8, over WCCO TV, Channel 4. Directed by Caro Carapetyah, the chorus will present four num bers. Tschesnokoff s "Thou Life of Life," Mouton's "Ave Maria” and two works by Gabriele accompa nied by two French horns and six trombones. "Benidictua" and "An gelus ad Pastores ait” The orchestra will present the overture to Strauss’ "Die Fleder maus," the “Largo” from Dvorak's “New World” symphony, the scherzo and march from Proko fleffs “The Love for Three Or anges” and the “Ride of the Val kyries" from Richard Wagner's "Die Walkure.” North Star Consistory Elects Its Officers North Star Consistory No. 14, Valley of St. Paul. Orient of Min nesota. met Monday evening, Feb. 23, in the Perfect Ashlar lodge hall, 744 Bt. Anthony Ave. Officers and chairmen of com mittees gave their annual reports, after which Illustrious deputy of the supreme council (PHA), Ray mond W. Cannon, and Hobart T. Mitchell, Sr., who Is a candidate for the 33rd degree in May, pre sided in the election and installa tion of officers to lead the consis tory for the year. Officer* elected were: Rev. J. W. Junnell. commander-in-chief: E. A. Davis, first lieutenant-com mander; C. W. Smith, second lieu tenant-commander; L. A. Gwynne. grand treasurer, and C. D. Doty, grand secretary. Si. rtfii , |l r,il„ , , riTTy wore nonves Killed as Africans And Troops Clash Nairobi, Kenya—(ANP)—Fifty persona were killed in Kenya last weak as colonial forces and Mau Mau terrorists alike stepped up their activity. Mau Mau raiders, in a new wave of terror, killed 20 pro-govern ment Africans and wounded four others in widespread forays. Ken ya police and troops killed 30 Africans and wounded six in their rejuvenated drive to stamp out the secret Mau Mau cult which has vowed to drive the white man from the territory. Another nine Africans last week owed their lives to the large bun dle* they were carrying when the police opened fire on them. A po lice patrol ambuahed the African* in the Nyerl area firing machine gun* at them. When they cap tured them they found that the provision packs on their backs were riddled with bullet holes. The 50 deaths in the past week are nearly one-sixth of the total killed since the crisis began last October. Polo Fans Want Willie Mays Back New York (ANP) Polo Grounds fans are hoping that the Willie Mays rumor is more than a rumor. Willie applied for a dis charge from the army last week on the grounds of need. If It Is granted and the likeable youngster rejoins the Giants, that outfit will be troublesome with such stlckmen as Monte Irvin and Mays patrolling the outfield. Willie has lost none of his base ball ability In the army. In fact, the fellow said he played more games In the army than he did with the Giants as a regular with the team. However, manager Durocher is keeping his fingers crossed, hop ing “Say-hay" Willie will be back this spring. Cicero Carpenter Funeral Services to Be Held Saturday Cicero Carpenter, of 1008 South Sixth St, died at his home on March 3. He had lived in Minne apolis for about forty years. Funeral services will be held on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock In the Woodard Funeral Home. Rev. H. W. Botta, Sr., will offi ciate. He is survived by one brother. Louis Carpenter of Ogden, Utah; five sisters. Miss Louise Carpen ter of Baltimore, Md., Miss Jessie Mae Carpenter of Pasadena. Cal., Mrs. Carrie Davis, Hot Springs. Ark., and Mmes. Willie Clark and Geneva Louden of Little Rock, Ark., several nieces and nephews. Miss Justine Sutton, St Louis, Mo., niece, and the Miases Louise and Jessie Mae Carpenter, sisters, all came to attend his funeral services. ✓ Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery. Woodard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Thsodora Vaughn Loses Mother and Father Within Ono Weeks Time Mrs. Theodore Vaughn, 3720 Fourth Ave. S„ Minneapolis, had her share of misfortune and grief during the past month. She lost both her father and her step mother within a week of one an other. Her father, Ballard Guinn, 80- year-old Hickman, Ky„ pioneer, died on Jan. 25. After attending his funeral, Mrs. Vaughn returned to Minneapolis only to be called back to attend the funeral of her stepmother, Eliza Guinn. Attending the funeral rites also was another daughter, the former Minneapolitan, Minerva Totten Moore, now of East St. Louis, 111. Another survivor who lives In Minneapolis is a son, Beecher Guinn. "Family Portrait" The religious drama, "Family Portrait,” by Lenore Coffee and William Joyce Cowen, is being presented by the Religious Educa tion Board of St. Peter A. M. E. church. March ft is the date; the place is St. Peter’s church. 41st St and Fourth Ave. S.; the time is 7:45 p.m. No admission, but general collection. The public Is cordially invited.—advt. NEW BUSINESS OPENS Bills' Barbecue la a new Minne apolis restaurant located at 1003 Olson Highway. Minneapolis. Willie Pierson, proprietor, an nounced the barbecue place will open formally to the public Friday Mar. ft. Pay yoor newsboy promptly Every retara trip he has to make to coDeet from yea reduces Ms profit, mad might dleeoarage the BT. PAUL MINNESOTA, FRIDAY, MARCH «, 1953 Davis Oivan Award By Cham bar Of Com Harry Davis, boxing coach and Instuctor at the Phyllis Wheatley house, was one of the 25 persons who were presented Town Topper awards by the sports and attrac tion committee of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 18. The awards were given to peo ple who in the opinion of the com mute had contributed the moat in developing athletics in Minne apolis. Rev. H. A. Smith Dies; Minneapolis Resident 40 Years The Rev. H. A. Smith, 221 ft 17th Ave. 8., Minneapolis, died Monday night, March 2, in the Minneapolis General hospital. Rev. Smith was bom in Vernon, Ind., Feb. 14, 1871. He had been a resident of the city for more than forty year*. He organised Border Methodist church in 1918 and was its first pastor. He also founded Shiloh Temple (Pentecostal), 1900 Third St., In 1930, where he served as the pastor until his death. For many years Rev. Smith owned and operated a barber shop and jewelry store on East Frank lin Ave. Later he operated a bar ber shop and jewelry store In his home until his death. Survivor* are his wife, Mattie H.; two daughters, Mercedes Mc- Gowan of St. Paul and Josephine Howell, Minneapolis; four sons, Haco and David of Chicago, 111., George and Earl, Minneapolis; two brothers, Grant and Charles, and one sister, Julia Kelly, all of Co lumbus, Ind., six grandchildren and a host of friends. 1 Funeral services will be held today (Friday) from Shiloh Tem ple, 1900 S. Third St., at 1 ptm. o'clock. Elder Herbert Davis of Leavenworth, Kan., will officiate, assisted by Elder Alexander Rob inson. Burial will be in Hillside Ceme tery. Woodard Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements. Hoaring On Restrictive Covenant Rill Postponed Until Monday, March 10 The house judiciary committee postponed hearings on the bill that would ban the registering of restrictive covenants til Tuesday. Mar. 10. The hearings were originally scheduled to be heard this past Tuesday but were set ahead be cause there was some confusion as to the exact date of the hear ing. Appear With U Symphony Among the students participat ing Tuesday night at the joint concert of the University chorus and symphony orchestra spon sored by the music department of the University of Minnesota were Roberta Jones and Charles Glenn. Womanless Wedding Witnessed by Crowd At Pilarim Baptist The second annual "Womanless (mock) Wedding” of Pilgrim Bap tist Church was directed by Rev. and Mrs. Floyd Massey, Jr., on Friday. Feb. 27. In the downstairs auditorium of the church. Lawrence Tarver, as "Miss Clothespin Goosegrease,” made a most bewitching bride and was riven in marriage by Rev. J. W. Junnell, whose attire and antics as the father were quite comical The part of the groom, "Abraham Lincoln Washington.” was Impres sively played bv Richard Stokes. 8. E. Hall and William Black were masterful as the ministers. James Murray, clad In a Little Lord Fauntlerov outfit was the ring bearer, while Moses A Knott. Sr., made a shv and blushing flower girl. G. O. Mundell was best man and Malor Sam Ransom nlaved the part of the sophisti cated matron of honor. Brides maids. dressed satirically in bows nets and laces, and with ridicu lously funnv wigs, were: Everett Chairman. Ted Allen. William Rravhov. Walter Baines. Percy Dawson. W. D Gray IT. Alexander Jordan. Edmond Moore. Timothy Howard. Merle Young, Tony Lu cas. Cornelius Tucker. Robert F. Haves. Leroy Cunningham. Wilbur Henderson and Albert Moorehead. Ushers were: David Williams. John Barker. Harry Richardson, J. R. Jones. C. 8. Anderson. Joe Harris. George Brvsnt Sidney E. Williams. Joe Vasaar. B. L. Mor ris. A. Kelaev. Nelson Speese. O. C. Driwtle. W. S Mayes and J. P. Dorsey. Owen Jackson rendered a solo and Mrs. Hattie Belle Smith played the Wedding March This affair la sponaored by the Men's Fellowship for the benefit of the benevolent fund. R. C. Gray Lodies Bring Happy Hoars to Vots Typifying a Red Cross volunteer service that has proved so thor oughly satisfactory to hospital patients and staffs throughout the country, 28 Negro women are giving their time each week to help brighten the long hours of hospitalisation for patients at the Kennedy Veterans Administration hospital In Memphis, Tenn. Red Cross Gray Lady Mrs. Anita Barbee finishes an apron, painted by one of the stu dents, in the occupational therapy rooms.—(ANP-. 20 Business Leaders Endorse State FEPC Measure, Urge Passage by Legislature Twenty leaders in business and industry urged in a pamphlet printed by the Minnesota League of Women Voters that the Minnesota legislature pass the Employment on Merit Bill which is now before the state lawmaking body. The general theme of the pamphlet, to which the 20 leaders subscribed, is found in the statement of Bradshaw Mintener, Inc., who said, "I cannot sse how we can aver realise our full meas uOtof economic yell-being until every man and woman is permitted to work at whatever he can best do, regardless of color or religion.” Signing the handsomely printed pamphlet were Harry A. Bullis, chairman of the board. General Mills, Inc.; Bradshaw Mtntaner, vice president of PilUbury Mills, Inc.; Donald C. Dayton, president of The Dayton Co.; Edwin C. Moore, president, Powers Depart ment store; Arthur J. Smaby. gen eral manager, Midland Wholesale Cooperative; Lloyd Hatch, vice president, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co.; Howard J. Seeaal, president of Fleld-Schllck, lac.; Robert F. Albrecht, presi dent of Albrecht Furs; Julius Barnes, president, Barnes Ship building Co.; Leonard Ramberg, secretary - treasurer, Burma - Vita Co.; York Langton, Coast-to-Coast stores; Amulf Ueland, president, Midland National Bank; D. W. Onan, chairman of the board, D. W. Onan & Sons, Inc.; Lawrence A. Hennlnger, president. Strut wear, Inc.; Robert White, presi dent, White Investment Co., Inc.; George M. Jensen, vice president, Scott-Atwater Mfg. Co., Inc.; Lloyd Hale, president. G. H. Ten nant Co.; Stuart W. Leek, presi dent, James Leek Co.; D. E. Balch, vice president. General Mills, Inc., and Judson Bemls, vice president. Bemis Bro. Bair Co. CAMPY’S 'NEW LOOK' Ns Ml about who wB bo the hen*, ■•—•a* soy sa tho squad whoa the Bnekl/e Dodson toko the ftekL GhtoW Roy Campaailto (Mater) decided to add mm gtaaaour to tho tsaaa aad showed op at spring (retain* la Vatu Beach, Fla. last week. •Psrito* • now iwsMtirhr. Manager Chat Drue re (Ml), aad of tho Year,” doe Black, edadso QsgD Up slwsaet soft ■Nth Bgara. (Wraepms Photo.) ... . Bell* S. Tyler HU* tee CiJtfiirtln i/iw in waiiTornia, Mrs. Balls Salter Tyler, a life long resident of St. Paul, died Saturday, Feb. 28, at the homo of her slater, Mrs. Irene Harris, of Calistoga, Calif. She was bom In St. Paul Aug. 22, 1891, where she had lived until six months ago when she went to live with her elster. She had been in 111 health for a year. She eras the widow of the late Charles P. Tyler. She was an active member of Pilgrim Baptist church having served as a member of the choir and choir directress, the office she held until her health failed. She also had been active In many musical organizations. The remains were shipped to St Paul, where funeral service* were held 11 a m. Friday, Mar. 6, at Pilgrim Baptist church with Rev. Floyd Massey officiating, as sisted by Rev. Denztl Carty. Surviving her are brother and sister In law, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Salter. Her sister, Mrs. Irene Har ris of Calistoga, Calif., accom panied the body to St. Paul for burial. Burial was is Oakland Ceme tery. Brooks Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. • A full page of UtMt nows pictures of tIM national news acena la a regular fea ture of each edition of this paper. to 'rtie photo page la only one of the jsrrfuiy feat urea which make thla newspaper /a welcome visitor to thousands of honaa / in Minnesota and throughout the 48 states. upo not mlaa a single issue of thla paper. SKIM us send It to you by mail. Call Midway Horn Repudiates Subordinates Statement that He’s Against New State FEPC Measure By ID BIACKWOA ” Staff Writer What could have been considred a fatal blow for the chances of FEPC for this session of the legislature was changed Monday night when Charles L. Horn, president of the Federal Cartridge Corp., repudiated testimony given Monday afternoon before the house labor committee by Olin Kaupangr, an employe of the company. Kaupanger told the committee he was speaking in "behalf of my company," operators of the Twin Cities Arsenal, and that t£ey were opposed to FEPC. This came like a bomb to sup porters of the bill, because Horn was one of the first, If not the first, upper midwest business men to become actively engaged in giv ing minority groups employment opportunity at their highest skill on a large acale. Horn eras not In the city at the time of the hearing, hut Immedi ately upon his arrival Monday eve ning he completely denounced Kaupanger’s testimony before the labor committee. The president of the firm stated when asked by the Spokesman and Recorder editor if he had author ized Kaupanger to apeak for the company. “Tee asked me whether or not I had authorised Mr. Otta L Kau panger to apeak la behalf at the Federal Cartridge Oorp. at a hear ing held In St Paal at the state cmpttol before the tabor commit tee. This couunittoe was dismiss ing the new FEPC or Merit bUL My answer to your question la ae emphatic “ao.” Mr. Kaupanger ,i|j nn e a. axi- n nmneav Ultl noi IY|H IBIiUV 101 118 I J nor waa he asked to speak la oar behalf. “The only Individuals who eae apeak for the company and Its poHeiea.. are: Che Hoe L. Horn, president; Robert It Eh lee, vlee president, nod Miss Alice Robert sea, eecretary-treasefer. "Mr. Kaupanger’* aaaoctatloe la eaUrety ta the matter of bo—ar votfoa Soft ho baa no but— do to apeak except for tho Minnesota Emergency Conservation Commit tee secretary." In order to clear up any confu sion that may have coma from his testimony before tho house appro priations committee In regard to the governor's Interracial com mission's stand on FEPC Major Samuel Ransom, a member of the commission, told tho labor com mittee that "wo stand four-square behind this Mil.” Tuesday, the chairman of the commission, the Rev. Francis J. Gilllgan, released a letter sent to REV. FRANCIS GILUGAN Sen. Gerald Mullln, one of the bill's authors, which said that the governor's interracial commission was very much In favor of the current FEPC bill in the legisla ture. Part of the latter said: "After years of study of the problem, the commission la deeply convinced that an Employment on Merit statute with enforcement powers Is necessary In Itself and furthermore would be the beet type of an educational device for promoting good race relations. "This la the official position of the commission and as you know It also represents my personal con victions. In my opinion, the hour la too late and the situation la too serious to believe that this prob lem can be met merely by a decla- LION HAWKINS WANTID If anyone knows the where abouts of Leon Hawkins In Minneapolis, please call Mrs. Frank Shaw, U. 4883, or have him call. His cousin in Los Angeles. Calif., wants to get In touch with him at once and will appreciate any Information anyone may have concerning him. A WflCOMf VISITOR PER YEAR, 10 CENTO PER ration of policy without enforce ment provisions. * The btll’a supporters, testifying at the hearing Monday, wore headed by Rep. P. K. Peterson, one of the bill's authors, Mrs. R. C. Duncan, secretary of Statewide rmployment-on-mertt committee, and Amos Deinard, chairman of the Minneapolis FEPC. The testimony by the proponents and opponanta of the bill before the labor oomralttee wsa largely a repetition of arguments heard by the senate judiciary committee two weeks ago. Otto P. Christenson, executive vice president of tbs Minnesota Employers' association, again headed the opposition. In addi tion to Ksupenger and Christen son, those speaking against the bill were R. K. Humphrey, St Paul industrial consultant; F. P. Long way, Northwestern Lumberman’s association; Edwin W. Elmer, sec retary-treasurer, Minnesota Can nets * association; C. H. Bruns, Duluth Employers council, and Claude Effnor, Minneapolis, Eff nor has edited a giveaway sheet In which he asserts pssssgs of FEPC will cause whits people to lose their jobs to Negroes. The liberals lost a motion to hold special hearings In the future on FEPC by s Us vote, five to five. In the post labor spokeaman have complained that extended FEPC hearings, limited to regular ses sions of the committee, stymie action on other labor bills, i The commutes chairman, John Klnser, Odd Springs, tdd the oom ( mlttee that they were too busy k with other committee work to hold extra sessions. Ha also mid the commutes will continue consideration of the MU , when It meets next Monday. The senate judiciary commlttaa , voted on the bin Thursday man* . Ulg. (Editor's nafai Beeasws we isms , an the press at tas Haas ef tan vsOe we wore net atta ta gtve yen , the suteesas ef tae rota.) Qhhh Refuses to See African Chiefs London, England (ANP) Nearly a half dosen African chief tains. here to protest against tbs federation of their country—Nyas aland—with Southern and North ern Rhodesia, won’t be able to aas Queen Elisabeth of England. They were informed last weak by Colonial Beretary Sir Oliver I Lyttleton that he would not ad vlee the Queen to see them. | Immediately following the re fusal to saa the Queen the native | chiefs had published a seven page : “petition to the Queen” In long | and courtly language. The peti tion expressed their loyalty to Her •Majesty and stated reasons why ; they objected to s federation be j tween the three lands. - I They fear that federation will mean that their land wfll be taken away by the Europeans. "Land Is the lifeblood of the African peo ple." the petition declared. *Tf our land Is taken away, not only our living but our Independence wfll be taken away. We would be re duced to the state of hewers of wood and drawers of water for the European employer." “Federation." the petition adds. “Is another name for political dominance by European settlers and the African has seen how that political dominance has operated In the Union of South Africa." Mrs. Shepard T^f*rsrisnnls Mrs. Jessie Shepard has sssumsd the position of social and personal news writer for the Spokesman and Recorder papers. Mrs. Shep ard Is well known la the Twta Cities. She succeeds Mrs. Haael Under wood, who has held down this im portant spot on the paper tar n number of months. Mrs. Under wood-« health did not permit bar to return to the hectic grind ef gathering the news. However. Mrs, Underwood wfll write special articles for the pa per* and win be glad to writs peo ple up for mail •übecriptloms. - *' ' Check the etaariflsd ads ta ttte paper tor the answer Is away