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ArtzntKte|&tbunf 1' 1 Min 'lt FOURTH YEAR, NO. 26, FRIDAY, JANUARY 19. 1962 ALICIA DELUXE APARTMENTS TO BE BUILT AT 24TH AND E. PUEBLO STREETS Mtm**** ' V I ? * l~ sf - IPH V • ALICIA DELUXE APARTMENTS will be built on this site at 24th and East Pueblo. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Thurs day, Jan, 11. Pictured above are Messrs. Travis Williams, D. W. Williams, Virgil Berry, and Clyde Webb. Williams and Jones Construction Company will erect 5 four plex, 2 bedroom deluxe apartments which will be ready for oc cupancy within sixty days. The apartments are being built for Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Webb, of 2127 E. Parkway. Webb, Williams and Berry real estate and insurance brokers will have charge of rentals and leases. All apartments will have full bath, dining and living room area, central heating and cooling and carport facilities. VALLEY COUPLE CELEBRATES GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ■ i i ■ * ■ H FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY recalled in a special program held at Willow Grove Baptist Church last Saturday night. Valleyites celebrated the golden anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. W. M. Hardison, 3402 So. 36 St. The couple was married at McNary, Louisiana on Jan. 8, 1912. They moved to McNary, Arizona in 1924 and five years later moved to Phoenix. Rev. -Hardison has been pastor at Willow Grove Baptist Church for the past 31 years. They have one daughter, Mrs. Ruby Mclntosh of Phoenix. Pictured above are Rev. Jessie Wheeler, Mrs.G.Venerable, Mesa, Mrs. Hardison, Rev. Hardison, and Mr. G, Venerable, Mesa. TWO SECTIONS THIS WEEK READ THE STORY OF Arizona's soth year OF STATEHOOD PICTURES GALORE,,,, ARIZONA TRIBUNE SPECIAL MAN GETS SENTENCE FOR CHECK CHARGE Osborne Mitchell, 50, of 1122 E. Washington, was sentenced in Superior Court to 2 to 4 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to passing a SSO bad check. Pictorial Weekly SHE'S FIRST TWICE ■ ■ DOUBLE FIRST FOR *62 - Eight-month-old Sheila Magda lene Cason, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Cason of Kan sas City, Mo., received the NAACP’s first junior life mem bership officially processed dur ing 1962. She is also the Asso ciation’s first junior life mem ber in Kansas City. NAACP juhior life member ships, such as Sheila’s cost only SIOO.OO, payable quarterly. All youngsters 12 and under are eli gible. WOMMAN SHOOTS MAN IN FRACAS Welton Sumpter, 24, of 1734 E. Jefferson, was shot in the chest by his common-law wife, Mary Rose, 35, at their home. Sumpter was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where au thorities said his condition was critical. Miss Rose told police she shot Sumpter through a window of their home with a .22 caliber rifle when he tried to force entry. She told police she had ’’cut him with a butcher knife’’Thurs day, and she feared he was seek ing revenge. Police held the woman for in vestigation of assault with a dead ly weapon. NEGROES HAVE HIGH PERCENT OF U. S. GOVERNMENT JOBS WASHINGTON - A census of Federal employes shows that the percentage of Negroes in govern ment compares favorably with the Negro population ratio. The Negro Federal employes, however, are concentrated in the lowest third of the salary grades. The census totals also conceal the spottiness of Federal job opportunity. One agency, uniden tified by name or size, had until recently no Negro employes. In Federal establishments in some Southern cities the percen tage of Negro employes is ex tremely low. In some Northern cities their Federal employment rate far exceeds the average. The census was conducted by the President’s Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. POOLS TO BE INTEGRATED SALISBURY, Southern Rhode sia - The High Court has issued an order restraining the Salis bury City Council from restrict- PHOENIX 40, ARIZONA MEET A SCHOOL SECRETARY MRS. WILLIAM. C. SMITH, JR., (Valdia), 1831 E. Broadway Rd„ enjoys her work. Avidly interested in the business field during high school and college, she is the secretary at Dunbar Elementary School. A native of the state, she was bom in Yuma, and moved to Phoenix in 1941. She attended Arizona State Teachers College, Flagstaff, Arizona State University and Phoenix College. Mrs. Smith keeps a full schedule. She and her husbnad William, a teacher at Washington School in Mesa, are the parents of three children, Yvonne, 16, Annette and William, 14. She is active in church and community affairs. She is a member of the First Institutional Baptist Church, Les Femmes d’Art, Ari zona Educational Secretary Assn., and local educational secretaries assn. Her hobbies are sewing and coin collecting. Mrs. Smith feels that school secretaries need to be jacks of all trades, since they are often asked to perform first aid duties, art critic and chief bottlewasher. She attributes much of enjoy ment of her job to the interest and assistance given to her by her principal, Mr. A. H, Shaw. Photo-Bobby Heard AFRICAN ART AT HEARD MUSEUM The art of Africa is the sub ject of a new permanent exhibit recently opened at the Heard Museum, 22 E, Monte Vista. Thomas Cain, museum cura tor, said the new exhibit covers the entire continent of Africa. It was put together with do nations and loans in addition to the museum’s own collection. Many of the displays in the exhibit reflect African Negro art which has had much influence on modern European and Ameri can art, said Cain. "Yet for years (African Negro art) remained unrecognized,col lected only as curios,” he added. The African art exhibit can be seen during the regular museum hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. ing municipal swimming pools to the use of whites. In effect, the ruling means that pools must be opened to persons of all races. It was hailed as a victory for oppon ents of the color bar. BR. 6-2301 TEN CENTS GIRL SAYS RUSSIAN SCHOOLS BETTER Russian schools are far su perior to American, said a 14- year-old Newark girl who has been studying in Moscow for three months. The girl Huldah Clark, spent the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Clark, and their five younger children. Huldah, siad while she would have been in the ninth grade at home, she was so far behind Russian boys and girls of her age she was placed in the sixth grade there last September. She had been attending the Essex County Vocational School for Girls. Mr. Clark, a Negro laborer, renewed the declaration he had made at the time of his daugh ter’s departure last September— that he was sending her "away from Jim Crowism and lynch ing.” Huldah echoed her fath er’s criticisms of the United States.