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Vol. XVII, No. 42
Accommodations Dead In House
Mahalia Jackson Steals City
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MAHALIA JACKSON SIPS PUNCH at the well-planned
AKA reception following her exciting concert. AKA sorors who
arranged the reception at Kendall Mill. Central Methodist
Church, with Miss Jackson are: (1 to r) Mmes. William Corbin,
Charles Wheeler, Curlie Williams, chairman, C. A. Dunne and
Robert B. Phillips, AKA Basileus.
Links Prepare
1860 Cotillion
The Links will again present
their 1960 Charity Cotillion at the
w beautiful Riverside Ballroom on
April 26.
Mmes. John S. Jones and Clar
ence Jackson, General Chairman
and Co-Chairman respectively,
are kept busy attending the twice
weekly rehearsals of the 15 debu
tantes and their escorts. Mrs. Mc-
Fraddie Martin is Chairman of
the Cotillionette Committee and
with* Mmes. Jones and Jackson
has given many hours towards
the planning, organizing and di
recting of the Links Charity Co
tillion whose aim is to provide
scholarships for worthy young
people of Phoenix who desire to
attend college. The Phoenix
Links have provided over 1000
free lunches and milk to needy
pupils at Bethune, Julian, Palm
dale, Dunbar, and Booker T.
Washington Schools during this
school year.
Industrial Relations
Seminar In Phoenix
sponsoring an Industrial Rela
tions Seminar at Central Metho
dist Church, 1875 North Central,
on March 18-19. The leaders will
be: Rev. Emerson W. Smith of
the Methodist Board of Social
and Economic Relations, Chica
go, Mr. Victor Reuther of the
UAW, AFL - CIO, Washington,
and Mr. Edward Cushman of
American Motors, Detroit.
The session opens Friday af
ternoon at 4:00 p. m. and closes
Sunday night. The registration
fee is $2.00; part-time, SI.OO.
Pope Names
Negro Cardinal
The College of Cardinals of the
Roman Catholic Church numbers
a record 85. Pope John XXIII re
cently named two Asians, 4 Euro
peans and 1 African as princes
o: this religious body. For the
Philippines and Japan the Pope’s
appointments give them their
first native cardinals and de
creases the predominance of
Italians on the august body.
Laurian Rugambwa, bishop of
Rutabo Tanganyika, 47, is the
second youngest cardinal.
The new cardinals appointed
by the Pope are: Archbishop Ru
fino J. Santos of Manila; Arch
bishop Peter Tatsuo Doi of Tok
yo; Archbishop Bernard Jan Al
frink of Utrecht, the Nether
lands; Archbishop Joseph Lefe
bvre, of Bourges, France, and two
Italians, Luigi Traglia, Titular
archbishop of Cesarea di Pales
tina, and Antonio Bacci, secre
tary of briefs to the princes, a
Vatican title. The ratio in the
College of Cardinals gives Ital- ;
ians 33 and non-Italians 52.
During the week of March 28th j
it was announced from the Vati
can, the consistory of installation
will be held.
The other cardinal from Africa
is Bishop Teodosio Clements de
Gouveia of Lourenco Marques.
He is Portugese.
It is thought that Bishop Ru
gambwa was selected because of
the strong trends toward nation
alism and native pride which is
found throughout Africa.
The Roman Catholic Church
j again emphatically restates its j
opposition to discrimination and j
! takes a step in promoting racal
j racial equality in the appoint- j
ment of this African cardinal.
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Phoenix, Arizona, Thursday, March 17, 1960
Possibly no artist has been re
ceived in Phoenix with greater
enthusiasm than was Miss Jack
son by a capacity audience last
March sth at Phoenix Union Au
“One thousand were turned
away,’’ said Mrs. Archer E. Linde
who with the local Alpha Kappa
Alpha Sorority sponsored the in
spired gospel singer.
In response to Mrs. Linde’s
question, “Should we bring her
THESE PRIZES AWAIT lucky top 5 in The SUN sub
scription Contest: Brownie Star Flash Camera kit by
Shoals Service Station, 623 S. 7th Ave.; Timex (child's)
watch by The SUN; 8 x 10 protrait by Jim Woods Photo
Shop (AL 3-3881); Delux car polish job (porcelainized) by
A-l Car Polishing Shop, 208 S. 9th Ave.; and record album
to $5.00 from 7th Ave. House of Music, 622 S. 7th Ave.
THE FIVE CONTESTANTS in our subscription contest
receiving the most votes to date are: Roy Lee Fitzpatrick,
2827 E. Mobile. James Nabors, 330 N. 17th Ave., Apt. 1;
Anthony Porter, 206 N. 16th St.; Henrietta Lewis,'7l6 D S.
9th Ave., Apt. 193 and Larry Johnson, 2401 W. Washington.
These five have a head start toward winning any one
of the five exciting prizes shown in the picture above.
They have won this position at this time because more
people have named them on the subscriptions sent to us.
Others running in the contest are: Flander Crowley,
Patricia Ann Barnes, Sheila. Sue Page, Mrs. Antoinette
Clarke, Charlotte Flipper and Mrs. Alice Wheeler.
HAVE YOU ‘VOTED YET? All you have to do in order
to vote is send your subscription, with payment, to THE
ARIZONA SUN for 1 year ($3.00) or 6 months, ($1.75).
Use the Subscription Contest Form on Page 4. On the
last three lines of the form, write the name and address
of the one you are voting for. A one-year subscription
will count this person 2 votes, six months, 1 vote. Vote
for any of the names given above or someone else of your
Subscription Form on Page 4).
Ja Keeta Whatley is being sponsored by the YOUTH
Mrs. Alice Wheeler by the STEWARDESS BOARD NO. 2,
TANNER CHAPEL AME CHURCH, Henrietta Lewis by the
BAHA'IS OF PHOENIX, Charlotte Flipper by the INTEREST
GROUP OF AKA. It is expected that the LINKS and the
nounce those they will sponsor in the next issue.
SOME EXTRA MONEY by sponsoring someone in this con
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portunity to built it up. For further details call or write
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back next year?” the audience
thundered approval of the gold
en voiced Mahalia, who had hyp
notized them with her selections.
Especially effective were the
well known “Didn’t It Rain” and
“He’s Got the Whole World In
His Hands.”
For music lovers, the two ac
companists, Mildred Falls, pian
ist. and Willie J. Webb, organist,
provided a secondary concert.
Their background tones for Miss
Jackson were superb.
Bulk Rate
U.S. Postage
Phoenix, Ariz.
Permit No. 498
Statewide Efforts
Fail Temporarily
On Tuesday, March 8, a tense
gallery in the Arizona House of
Representatives witnessed a des
perate effort to set the stage for
public accommodations.
Representative Carl Sims, Sr.
(D-Maricopa) made a forthright
appeal to a resisting House to
dismiss all committees concern
ed with House Bill 106, in order
to assure debate and vote.
Because there was not unani
mous opinion regarding the wis
dom of this move, the pledged
liberal vote was divided. Many
explained that their negative
vote to Mr. Sims’ motion meant
that they opposed precedent and
altering of rules.
A bit of semantics was wit
nessed when many members gave
the impression that they were
awaiting orderly process when
the County Affairs Committee
would on Wednesday take up the
Many telegrams were sent by
individuals and organizations to
this committee chaired by Charles
O. Bloomquist (D-Cochise) ask
ing for the bill to be reported
On Wednesday, March 9, the
County Affairs Committee by a
vote of 12 to 3 failed to report
ouc the bill. With this action died
the hope for a House Bill 106 for
1960. (See editorial P. 4).
A similar bill in the Senate
failed to get out of committee.
Baths For
Beatrice Jackson
Since the appearance of our
story on Beatrice Jackson in the
March 3rd issue, the SUN is
happy to announce information
has been received as to where
Mrs. Jackson may take mineral
baths in the state.
We wish to thank Mr. A. L.
Reed, chairman of Church and
Community Coordination Com
mittee, NAACP, Yuma, Arizona,
who wrote us of two places in
the state where there is no dis
Mr. Reed tells us that Mrs.
Jackson can take baths at Agua
Caliente Springs, 17 miles north
of Sentinel, off Highway 80, op
erated by Rev. James Coleman,
and at the Yuma Mineral Bath
House, Yuma, Arizona on High
way 95, operated by John Fay.
Because of these distances,
Mrs. Jackson will not be able
to take advantage of the baths
for some time. She is, how
ever, making plans and hopes to
be able to take them not later
than June. We are happy to know
that baths are available to Ne
groes within the state. We still
feel, however, that it is unfor
tunate that discrimination makes
it necessary for Mrs. Jackson to
go so far. There are many min
eral baths in the Phoenix area,
and we would like to see one of
1 these open their doors to her.
Ten Cents

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