OCR Interpretation

Arizona tribune. [volume] (Phoenix, Ariz.) 1958-197?, September 26, 1958, Image 1

Image and text provided by Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records; Phoenix, AZ

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84021918/1958-09-26/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

Ar izn it agtllr i bmt e
Ist Year, No 10
Leader Remains
Critically 111
NEW YORK—The Rev. Martin
Luther King, Jr., 30, a leader
of the Southern Negro fight for
integration, remained on the crit
ical list at Harlem Hospital yes- (
terday after surgical removal of
a letter opener, plunged into his
chest by a Negro woman.
The Rev. Mr. King's assail
ant, Mrs. Izola Ware Curry, 42,
a native of Georgia, was com
mitted to the Bellevue Hospital
phychiatric ward for mental ex
amination after a court appear
ance in which she made sev
eral incoherent statements.
Among her charges against
the Rev. Mr. King was a state
ment that he was "mixed up with
Communists." She offered no ex
Public Opinions
Pressure Fnubus
The citizens and students of
Little Rock, Arkansas have been
voicing loud disagreement with
Gov. * Qrval Faubus’ closing of
the schools. A group of lawyers
issued a joint statement that
questioned the legality of his
recent move against integration.
Sixty-five white students met in
a Presbyterian church and adopt
ed a resolution urging the im
mediate reopening of Hall High
School even if Negro students
might be admitted.
91 •.;> W
Ha \ £
9 mjf
• 1 :
v jMFV
letter opener * protrud
ing from his chest, Dr.
King gets first aid from
unidentified man im
mediately after attack
by woman whom police
said apparently was
mentally deranged.
PATRICE, 3, takes her
brother, Michael, nine
months, for a Sunday
stroll. Their parents
are Mr. and'Mrs. Wal
ter Venerable,2l4o E.
6. 0. P. Names
Negro Chairman
John T. Letts of Grand Rapids,
Michigan, first Negro to be ap
pointed as assistant prosecutor in
Kent County was recently named
chairman of the Kent County Re
publican Convention. He is the
first Negro in Michigan outside
of Wayne County to be a County
Convention Chairman for either
Pictorial Weekly
Friday, September 26, 1958
9 Face Trial
In Race Riot
LONDON Nine white youths
were committed for trial at Old
Bailey Central Criminal court
after the prosecutor charged they
drove around west London in a
stolen car beating up any Negroes
they could find.
The gang, ranging in age from
17 to 20, was said to have been
armed with iron bars torn from
railings, autombbile trank han
dles, table legs and knives.
Three Negroes were serious
ly injured and hospitalized. One
of the victims was brought into
west London magistrate’s court
on a stretcher to testify.
Riot police with police dogs
were alerted in Nottingham to
guard against possible new out
breaks. . -
End To Chest X-Rays
CHEST X RAYS. An end to
compulsory chest X rays for
school children is recommended
by three federal agencies. State
and local authorities are urged
to use skin tests instead as a
means of detecting tuberculosis,
and to limit X rays to those
whose skin tests are positive.
Where X rays are used, the agen
cies recommended safeguards a
gainst unnecessary radiation.
The recommendations were made
by the Public Health Service,
the Office of Education and the
Children’s Bureau--all of the De
partment of Health, Education and
Man Killed
In Truck
Ernest Smith, 67, of 28 N.
11th St. a gardener, was shot to
death shortly after 7 o’clock
a.m. near Thomas Road and Man
or Drive while he was riding
to work, Saturday morning.
Smith was a passenger in a
pickup truck driven by N, H.
Pruitt, 56, of 3426 E, Broadway.
Police were questioning Pruitt..
According to officers, Pruitt
said he and Smith “had words”
because Pruitt was late in pick
in up Smith today.
Tax Bills Mailed
The 200,000 plus tax bills for
Maricopa County property own
ers are in the mail.
First half of the bills are due
now and will become delinquent
at 5 p.m. Nov. 3. For payment
after that deadline a penalty of
10 per cent prorated monthly
must be added under the law.
10 Cents
Meet A Principal...
■f / I~:: :a
of Palmdale School, located at the
corner of 30th Street and East
He received his B. S. de
gree from Bluefield State Col
lege, Bluefield, West Virginia,
and his M.A, degree from Kent
University, Kent, Ohio.
Mr. Swindall is pursuing grad
uate study at the University of
Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., and Ari
zona State College at Tempe.
Prior to establishing resid
ence in Phoenix, Mr. Swindall
was associated with Prairie View
A. & M. College, Prairie View,
Texas, as a professor in the De
partment of Business Adminis
He is a member of Nation
al Education Association, Ari
zona Education Association, the
National Business Teachers As
sociation, American Association
of University Professors, Arizo
na Business Educators, Alpha
Phi Alpha Fraternity.
He and his wife, Helen, re
side at 2547 W. Madison.
Mr. Swindall also enjoys mem
10, of 2345 W. Adams Street,
is a young salesman. He was
one of the first carriers for
the Arizona Tribune. Alexan
der is a fifth grader at Jack
son School. His parents are
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Wright,
Sr. Photo by J. Woods
Phoenix, Arizona
bership in Arizona School Ad
ministrators Association.
He is a member of the Tanner
AME Church.
NAACP President
Home From Capitol
Bates president of the NAACP
in Arkansas, and six of the sev
en students who are crux of the
dispute, returned home from
Washington. The students were
awarded SI,OOO college scholar
ships by the Elks in Washington.
Mrs* Bates Declines
Mrs. Bates declined to com
ment upon President Eisenhow
er’s thoughts about integration
or about Faubus’ newest actions.
As for the Negro students,
she said: "I still Consider them
students of Central."

xml | txt