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TTm. 9^E 4|HpPi " Two hundred friends and fol lowers of Chandler’s favorite son, Zora Folley honored the champion, Friday night, August Bth. Zora has set his fistic sights on Patterson’s national crown. ArtzD'tKtfipTtb tine Pictorial Weekly Ist year, No. 4 ANNETTE POWERS CROWNED "MISS ELKS" Pictures and story - page 5 YOUNG PROFESSOR SELLS ARTICLE NATHANIEL HARE, son of Mrs. Tishia Hare and the late Rev/ Hare, and nephew of Mrs. Oda H. Reynolds, 1139 E. Mon roe St., Phoenix sold an article to the Saturday Evening Post magazine. It appeared in the March 8, 1958 issue and receiv ed loud acclaim from the editor who said it was very interesting and unusual. The 24 year old writer and associate professor of sociology at Virginia State College, Peters burg, Va., collected material while studying for his doctorate at the University of Chicago on a Danforth Foundation Grant. Hare lived on a tenant farm in Oklahoma and he was edu cated in the public schools. In 1954 while a senior at Langston, he won the Golden Gloves nov ice welter-weight title and the Omega Psi Phi Scholar of the Year award. He continued amateur boxing L to r; JOE HAL DIMAN, Jr., Democrat candidate for U. S. Congress, Judge COY BEASLEY, ZORA FOLLEY, Arizona heavy weight champion, and GEORGE MANN, Chandler city council man. Friday, August 15,1958 and won the open light-weight division title in 1957. The article, 'What Are Prize fighters Really Like?’, is a study of professional boxers ably pre sented by an ex-boxer and a sociologist. University Head Fears Violence in Integration Move NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. -Violence might result if Negroes are admitted to Memphis State University, says President J. M. Smith in requesting a year’s delay in integrating the school. The State Board of Edu cation named a committee to study the situation and make a report Aug. 20. Eight Negroes have qual ified to enter the school next month. | KNOW YOUR l CANDIDATE i I VOTE WISELY } * * ************¥¥¥¥¥¥*¥* NEGRO APPOINTED TO HIGH POST WASHINGTON--(ANP)-- James C. Gaskin, age 42, has just taken over the position as special as sistant to the manager of the Veterans Administra tion Hospital in Philadel** phis. He is the first Negro appointed to such a posi tion in a VA hospital a side from the one at Tus kegee, stated Congressman Hugh Scott. This is anoth*- er 'first* awarded to an able man, entirely on his merit, added the Pennsyl vania Congressman. Gaskin has served in various positions in the Veterans Administration Hospital at Tuskegee from April 1946 until his pres ent appointment. He holds a B.S. degree from West Virginia State College and a M.S. degree from the University of Den ver. He served in the U.S. Air Force as First Lieuten ant from April 1943 to July 1946. He presently holds the rank of Captain in the Air Force Reserve. BERRY SPEEDS CAMPAIGN ' 1 * . _ d. VIRGIL ’JACKIE' BERRY candidate for State Repre sentative from District 7 steps up his campaign* Plans for a house to house canvass are completed* 'JACKIE' accepts a campaign contribution from local businessman, LINCOLN RAGSDALE while BILL DICKEY watches* 10 cents CANDIDATE FOR REPRESENTATIVE DIST. 8 GILBERT GRAY, SR., an Arizona resident for 30 years, has lived In Phoenix for 26 years* He resides at 714 West Pima with his wife and six of his eleven children. ft He has been a community lead er for the past twenty years, fighting problems of all minor ities. All people who know him regard him with the highest of respect. Gilbert Gray is active in political and civic programs of the city. He will give special attention to problems of roads, taxes and slum clearances. He has fought for people not to be driven out of their homes until they had ample time to aquire residence elsewhere. And also for a fair price for their old homes. His achievements include: Phoenix*, Arizona An advisor to the Masonic Jurisdiction of the State of Ari zona; a member of the Board of Directors of the Urban League; a member of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church; a member of the City Central Housing Com mittee; a member of Bethune School PTA; a business man with several enterprises. Mr. Gray pledges to work for integration in employment, and a strong public accomoda tions law. He is in favor of a slum clearance program that wil,l benefit the people in District 8. He wants a juvenile delinquency bill that will help curtail the present day problems.