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FOURTH YEAR, NO. 10 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1961 BR. 6-2301 NINE NEW TEACHERS JOIN FACULTY OF PALMDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | f V \I i B; .& Be v**? * V w . i '~~ nwfa i if ; ftwP't fßr \ I L | ieP' »K|Jk3S rn L f Iwj 1 BE-'.' .fIUJ BUr I ?fit^ #i B Es. v. |& m nrcij-JiSi: y .- ik J&kjm S||| l - ‘ H bBSSb wk. A IBHjBI •/.,. Nine new teachers have been added to Palmdale's faculty W. D. Swindall stated. They are: Bettie Kellum, BJS., Prairie View A. & M. College, 2nd grade; Mamie W. Lewis, 8J5., Albany State College, 2nd grade; Mary C. Chaffers, BJS., Southern University, 2nd grade; Barbara Jean Holman, BJS., Tuskegee Institute, 4th grade; Bar bara Davis, 8.5., Arizona State University, 4th grader Willie Ruth Louis, B. S„ Wiley College, 4th grader Irma J. Mclntosh, 8.5., Tuskegee Institute, sth grade* Cherry L. Beal, M.A., Tuskegee Institute, sth grade* and Jefferson Hobdy, BJS., Grambling Col lege, 7th grade. FORMER WAC GETS JOB AT AIRESEARCH Mrs Seletha James Lyons was recently employed as a clerk typist at Aißesearch, in the sales and service department. Mrs. Lyons a graduate of the now defunct Carver High School, attended the University of Den ver for two years, prior to serv-4 ing two years in the U. S, Wo men's Auxiliary Corps. Before returning to live in Phoenix, she was employed at the Air Force Finance in Denver, Colorado. FLOYD SIGNS TO FIGHT UNKNOWN BOSTON - Floyd Patterson has signed to defend his world's heavyweight boxing crown against Tom McNeeley of Arlington, Mass. The fight has been tentatively set for Boston Garden on Nov. 13. A deadlock over a "non resident referee clause" makes the date uncertain. , 921 ’ON JLIWU34 I 1 VNOZIHV *X I NBOHd aivd 39visod *s *n 3ivy x-ins THURGOOD MARSHALL NOMINATED FOR BENCH HYANNIS PORT, MASS.-Pres. Kennedy nominated eight new Federal Judges including Thur good Marshall to the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Marshall, the greatgrand child of Negro slaves, has served as chief counsel for the NAACP As director of its legal defense and education fund, he has won 25 cases before the Supreme Court in civil rights areas. His nomination is for a life term at a salary of $25,500 a year. Mr. Marshall at 54 has worked hard since 1938 to promote the legal fight for civil liberties. He holds a bachelor degree from Lincoln University and a law degree from Howard University. BELLS ARE GOING TO RING Wedding bells will ring for Miss Betty Hudson, 23, 1441 S. 10th Street and Mr. Harold Wil liams, 26, 3802 E. Magnolia St. Pictorial Weekly 808 KENNEDY QUITS EXCLUSIVE CLUB THAT BARS NEGROES IN D. C. WASHINGTON - Because the Metropolitan Club bars Negroes, Attorney General Robert F. Ken nedy has resigned as a member. His withdrawal was announced on September 20, two days after George C. Lodge, a former As sistant Secretary of Labor and son of the Republicans’ vice presidential nominee in 1960, resigned for the same reason. In a letter, Mr. Kennedy said he had requested that Negroes be admitted as guests. He added: "It has now come to my atten tion that, because several mem bers brought a Negro to the club as a guest, a severe reprimand has been issued and no change is contemplated in the club's existing policy." Mr. Lodge took his Labor De partment successor, George L.P. Weaver, a Negro, to lunch at the club last July. Mr. Kennedy wrote: "It is inconceivable to me that the priv ileges of this club, which holds such a unique and peculiar po sition in the nation's capital, would be denied to anyone mere ly because of his race." Angler Biddle Dike, State De partment protocol officer, re signed last April because the club denied entry to African Negro diplomats. AGELESS EDDIE Jack Benny’s ageless valet and sidekick, Eddie "Rochester" An derson and his wife, the former model, Eva Simon, are expecting a visit from the stork. Rochester is older than 39, he is exactly 57. PHOENIX 40, ARIZONA TEN CENTS MINISTER OPENS POSTAL STATION AT 2512 E. BROADWAY ROAD FOR SOUTHSIDERS TgdP'' 1 1 i*# ***” • "5~:- H KL - jdMjm mBBBH| JBpil Rev. Joseph Holmes, a relative newcomer to Phoenix, opened the first sub-postal station In Arizona which is directed by Negroes. Pictured above at the station located at 2512 E. Broadway, Rev. Holmes said that he had hoped the postal service would be helped. He enumerated reasons a station was needed in this community. First, it is populous and far removed from the branches in Tempe or South Phoenix. Rev. Holmes will be assisted by Mrs. Berlean Davis. Regular post office hours will be observed. Coming to Phoenix about a year ago. Rev. Holmes attended North western University, at Chicago. He held pastorates in Mississippi and Washington, D. C. MICHAEL PADEV TO SPEAK AT ARCADIA HIGH SCHOOL OCT. 5 Michael Padev, foreign cor respondent for the Arizona Re public, the Phoenix Gazette and the Indianapolis Star, will pre sent a review of international problems and events on Thurs day, Oct. sth, at Arcadia High School in Scottsdale, 8 p.m. Journalists represent ing newspapers in the Valley area have been Invited to appear on the stage and participate in the dis cussion period following Mr.Pad ev's address. Among those invited are Edward Banks, publisher-editor of the Arizona Tribune and rep resentatives of the Republic and Gazette and the Mesa Tribune. The program, sponsored by the Citizens Information Center, is open to the public. The donation will be one dollar. NEGROES AND WHITES HAVE SAME NATIVE INTELLIGENCE NEW YORK Latest pro nouncement in the old contro versy over comparative intelli gence of whites and Negroes: There is no direct evidence that Negroes are innately infer ior to whites in Intellect, said a statement issued by the exe cutive committee of die Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. The statement was a reply to findings in a recent study by Prof. Henry E. Garrett of the University of Virginia, which concluded that the weight of evi dence Indicates that Negroes are inferior to whites in mental abil ity. STATEHOOD STAMP TO BE ON SALE IN FEB. A special stamp commemorat ing the 50th anniversary of Ari zona statehood will be issued Feb. 14, 1962. Several proposed designs for the four-cent stamp have been submitted. Senator Hayden and Congressman Udall said they will work with post office officials in deciding upon an appropriate one. The Arizonans asked the post office to mark Arizona’s 50th birthday. Day's action came after the issue was approved by the 11 member citizens’ stamp advis ory committee. The city of is suance is yet to be determined. Commemorative siiues are printed in limited quantities and remain on sale for relatively short periods in the nation's post offices. The practice started with the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893. Since then issues have marked nearly every important govern mental or historic event. Earlier commemoratives in volving Arizona have included a Grand Canyon stamp issued at Grand Canyon in 1934: a Bucky O'Neill (Rough Rider) stamp is sued in Prescott in 1948; a Gads den Purchase stamp issued in Tucson in 1953; and a forest conservation stamp issued in Tucson In 1958. STORK CLUB MR. AND MRS. GRAVES Aree and Hubert Graves, 2560 E. Mobile, welcomed a bouncing boy at Mesa Southside Hospital on Sept. 21.