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FOURTH YEAR, NO. 9 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1961 BR. 6-2301 PHOENIX 40, ARIZONA MORRISION WARREN LEAVES FOR STANFORD UNIVERSITY ON TUESDAY X .y/ " ty A ,/* MBS?; jß^^b flll ;| |l^ HH */ B BL B mi* T*(Ht ft ■■ ~ H| ■ B w || »V V»* 'v V ; Vfc , h '*- 88,. ’• *fr' ■1; * aBC--** Hypll Ijp /J I S —Bt. JBb *X3oodby big brother/' said Dwight and Wayne to their oldest brother, Morrison who was on his way to catch the bus. Morrison, a 1961 graduate of South Mountain High School, re ceived a scholarship to attend Stanford University. A honor student and an all-around athlete, Morrison is a grand big brother. He will be missed when the younger boys are playing ball or swimming. They are die sons of Dr. and Mrs. Morrison A. Warren, 2161 E, Violet Drive. GEORGIA TECH ACCEPTS INTEGRATION ATLANTA - State-supported Georgia Tech was peacefully de segregated today for the first time in its 73-year history when three Negro freshmen entered the infirmary to begin their reg istration process. Uniformed motorcycle police men were inevidence along the street as were a number of plain clothesmen, but there was no crowd of either students or adults and no sign of disturbance. 9ZI *ON JLIWUad VNOZIaV *X INHOHd aivd 33vxsod *s *n 3JLVU xine ACA UNIT 10 PRESIDENT NAMED Mrs. Flora Ruffin, 1719 East Adams, president of the Valley Hi Unit 10, Arizona Cosmetol ogist Association, attended the ACA state convention, held at the Superstition Ho Hotel, at Apache Junction. She was appointed to serve as one of the four area delegates from Phoenix. After the convention, Mrs. Ruf fin will spend a few days in Tuc son, Arizona. Pictorial Weekly UNION AWARDS GIVEN TO NEGROES WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 - Sec retary of Labor Arthur J. Gold berg presented a union scholar ship award to two Negro students Friday in recognition of their work in civil rights. The award of SSOO each went to Charlayne Hunter, 19 years old of Atlanta, Ga., the first of her race to enter the Univer sity of Georgia, and Arthur S. Smith 18, of Louisville, Ky. The latter is a high school graduate who is going to college this fall to study for the ministry. These were the first schol arships granted by the United Packing House Workers in hon or of the late Russell Bull, Des Moines pioneer in that union. Miss Hunter is returning to the University of Georgia this fall. Mr. Smith has been active in seeking desegregation of Louis ville department stores, theatres and restaurants. TWO PHOENICIANS CELEBRATE CITIZENSHIP DAY, SUNDAY. SEPT. 17 | ‘ B ..... Jv _. fl Or. Clarence R. Laing, left, and Edward Banks, right, are con gratulated on Citizenship Day by Dr. Oscar A. Hardin. Dr. Laing emigrated to die United States from panama in 1944. He lived in Washington, D. C„ studying at Howard University. In 1950 he received his degree in medicine. Dr. Laing interned at K. B. Reynolds Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina, and at Freedmen’s Hospital, Washington. From 1953-60 he practiced medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. While ~ there he served as clinical instructor of pediatrics at Western Reserve University. He was co-director of pediatrics at Forrest City Hospital, also. He has contributed several articles to professional journals, including the Journal of Pediatrics, and Antibiotics and Chemo therapy. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Laing moved to Phoenix in February 1961. He has offices at the Midtown Medical Center, 10 N. 12 St., and at the Children's and Women's Medical Center, Seventh and E, Southern. Presently he is the medical director of the Child Development Cen ter, and a medical consultant at the Valley of the Sun School. E>*. Laing, his wife, Laura, and two daughters Mavis and Mercedes reside at 3801 E. Coronado Rd. He received his citizenship papers at Cleveland, Ohio in 1955. Mr. Edward Banks, publisher and editor of the Arizona Tribune, emigrated to the United States in 1950 from England. He became a citizen in 1957 at Indianapolis. He has lived in Arizona since June, 1957. Dr. Oscar Hardin, right, a native of Springfield, Ohio, moved to the city from Cleveland in 1960. An obstretician and gynecolo gist he has offices at Midtown Medical Center and the Children's and Women’s Center. Dc. Hardin received his MD from Howard University in 1948. He served in the Korean War as a field surgeon for 22 months. He returned to private practice in Cleveland in 1954. He is a member *of the American Medical Association and the National Medical Assn. He is active in the Knights of Columbus, NAACP, Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Urban League and the Phoenix Growth Committee. Dr. Hardin, his wife Margaret, and their four children, reside at 1413 E. Granada. LOS ANGELES MAYOR CITED Mayor Yorty was presented the George Washington Carver Memorial Institute’s Supreme Award of Merit Friday for an outstanding contribution to the betterment of race relations and human welfare. The award was presented on behalf of die institute by Dr. Norman Topping, president of USC, in his office. On hand were Curtis C. Taylor, attorney, civic leader and counsel for the Negro Voters Educational Council, and Robert D. Hobday, president of the Carver Memorial Institute, Washington, D. C. FOR BETTER POSTAL SERVICE USE POSTAL ZONE NUMBERS. . TEN CENTS WEDDING BELLS Miss Marsha Louise Johnson 17, 2736 W. Madison and Mr. Cleo Edward Davis, 1529 West Grant have signed an important piece of paper at the marriage license bureau. LOCAL GRAD ATTEND U OF A Miss Mary Ann Smith, daughter of Mrs. Josephine Smith, 21 N. 12 Street, is attending the Uni versity of Arizona, at Tucson. A graduate from St. Mary’s High School, Mary will major in dramatics.