THIRD YEAR, NO. 34 FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1961
CHICAGO CUB STAR ERNIE BANKS MAKES NEW
FIRNEDS AT ANNUAL PARKS AWARD BANQUET
EAGER BEAVERS push paper and pencils in front of Chicago
Cub baseball star, Ernie Banks and a team mate, j. c. hartman.
These youthful admirers attended the sports award night held at
Eastlake Park Community Center, Tuesday, March 21.
Ernie Banks told his audience to play the game hard and be a good
sport at all times. He was the main speaker at the banquet and
awards program jointly sponsored by the city parks recreation de
partment and the Golden Gate Settlement House for district 7.
Mr. Clarence Jackson, Eastlake Park director presented awards
representing Longfellow, Bethune, Berney, Green Valley, Wilson,
Eastlake, Booker T, Washington, Herrera, Skiff, Edison, and Golden
Gate, to players who participated in the Green Valley and Eastlake
FATHER DIES IN
Rev. Loomis A, Kendrick, Sr.,
retired pastor and father of Rev.
A, G. Kendrick, pastor of First
Institutional Baptist Church, died
Sunday morning at Denver, Col
Funeral services will be held
Friday at St. John Baptist Church
at Buckner, Arkansas.
EX-SLAVE NOW 107
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--At her age,
Mrs. Margaret Lewis feels she
needs a little mechanical help.
She wished for an automatic
washing machine Wednesday af
ter blowing out the 107 candles
on her birthday cake. Mrs. Lewis
was born a slave near Glasgow,
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GETS siaooo RE
WARD REFUSES JOB
LOS ANGELES—An unem
ployed Negro handyman who re
turned $240,000 he found on the
street is SIO,OOO richer today.
In the last two weeks, since
finding the money, life has been
a hectic series of press confer
ences and telephone calls. It
all ended happily for the John
sons when they got a SIO,OOO
check from Brink’s, Inc., the ar
mored truck company that lost
Brink’s originally offered
Johnson a S9O a week job and a
college scholarship for his eld
est son, Richard, 16. Johnson
said he didn't want the job and
his son wants to work his way
Johnson says he’s been bom
barded with job offers, letters,
and phone calls since finding the
WIDE, WIDE SPACE
Arizona has a maximum north
south length of 392 miles and a
greatest east-west width of 338
miles. The state includes an
area of 113,956 square miles.
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HIGH REPAIR COSTS
Homeowners spend about
$8,000,000,000 a year for main
tenance and repairs, almost
double the amount spent 10 years
FASHION SHOW SCHEDULED BY
UNION BAPTIST CHURCH YOUTH
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James Rushing, 2329 E, Woods, calls some of his friends to
remind them to attend the "Fashions on Parade,” scheduled at
Union Baptist church, 2845 E, Chipman, Sunday, March 26, 6 p.m.
Thelma Gipson, 3145 E, Wier and Vera Brooks, 2765 E. Atlanta
pictured from left, urge him to mention that fashions for tots to
adults will be presented. The youth group of the church sponsors
There was a real coronation at the annual St. Patrick’s Day tea
sponsored by the Junior Mission Auxiliary Society of Mount Calvary
Baptist Church, Sunday, March 17.
Pictured from left are Mr. Clyde Luckey who crowned Rev. C.N.
Hall, pastor, king of the tea; Mrs. Rosie Grimes, queen of the tea,
whose diadem was presented by Mrs. Leon Robinson. Runnersup
were Mesdames Spencer Bates and Thelma Jefferson.
PHOENIX, ARIZONA TEN CENTS
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