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t4l aTirmrif 11 f FIFTH YEAR, NO. I FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1962 Number Five Begins This week begins the fifth year of continu ous publication of The Arizona Tribune . As publishers and editors of the only newspaper owned and operated by Negroes in the en tire state, we wish to thank each advertiser and reader who made the past four years possible . We have held firm to our beliefs that local information and photographs are the foun dation of our paper . We have maintained the same spirit of covering stories in the Valley of the Sun first as we started to do in 1958 . Everyone is news, everybody can make news and every picture can be interesting . We hope to have a greater fifth year and give more news and photographs • The aims and standards of The Arizona Tribune will remain unchanged . We will produce nothing less than the best for the best people in the wbrld —our readers and advertisers . LIGHTEN-LANDRUM NUPTIAL VOWS REPEATED SUNDAY AT LOCAL CHURCH JL \ ;fV SSj: W t » Meet a newlywed couple, Mr. and Mrs, Donald Landrum. They were married, Sunday, July 22 at the House of Prayer, 1402 S. 11 Ave. The bride, the former Miss Rosie Lighten is die daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Joseph Lightem, 2733 E, Roeser Rd. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Landrum, 3330 E. B roadway. They are at home at 3050 E. Broadway. (Photo—Bobby Heard) 2 CONVICTED IN RESNICK TRIAL ASK NEW HEARING Motions for new trials for convicted killers R. E.Jackson, 20, and Jessie Tellis, 19, have been filed in superior court by their respective attorneys, J. Frank Gibson and Allen Bickart. Jackson and Tellis and two other men earlier this week were convicted of first-degree murder in the strangulation death of Sam L, Resnick. They are scheduled to receive life sentences Aug. 8. Bickart attempted to justify a new trial on grounds that early in the trial the court received Pictorial Weekly information that one juror had a preconceived and unqualified op inion as to the guilt of the de fendants. ANGRY MAN SHOOTS NEIGHBOR Frank Green, a restaurant worker, 1936 W, Cocopah is being held in the fatal shooting of his neighbor, Herbert Bass, 1610 W. Papago. Bass was shot last Friday. He struck Green’s wife, Lorena,two weeks ago starting a feud. Green ordered Bass to leave his yard and when Bass reached in his pocket Green fired. Green is the father of six children. PHOENIX 40, ARIZONA BR , 6—2301 TEN CENTS JO|NS ARIZONA TRIBUNE STAFF *• - n Paul' clineunbroomer has been named advertising rep resentative for the Arizona Trib une, A native of Evanston, Ill inois, Mr. Clinkunbroomer moved to the city two months ago. He attended Northwestern Uni versity and the University of Chicago. He was an associate art dir ector at American Airlines and he headed sale promotions for a Chicago advertising firm. A veteran of four years in the U. S, Air Force, he was recently discharged. He and his wife, Sandra, a for mer American Airlines steward ess reside at 4107 E, Palm Lane. REDDY SEEKS nod in District io ifj fir Vi Jt fij Gordon C. (Reddy) Fritch, 1715 No. 20 Street, has announced his candidacy as representative, District 10, in the Democratic primary. Reddy a familiar Phoenix bus inessman has been operating Reddy’s Corner at 1602 E. Jef ferson for the past 28 years. He is immediate past president of the Phoenix Urban League, having received the Poston Award from this organization for out standing work inhuman relations. He served on the board of di rectors of the Phoenix Council for Civic Unity. He is a past president of the Top o’ the Morning Toastmast ers. He is a board member of the Arizona Retail Licensed Bev erage Dealers of Maricopa Coun ty and Arizona. Mr. Fritch has always main tained equal job hiring policies in his business. He is a member of the North Congregational Church. STORKING 'ROUND Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Walker, 61 IB W, Watkins Road are the proud parents of a baby girl born on July 2 at Good Samar itan Hospital. Col. Vance H, Marchbanks, Jr., chief flight surgeon in charge of the 831st Tactical Hospital, George Air Force Base in Cal ifornia visited the city lastweek. He was the guest 4 of Atty. and Mrs. H, B, Daniels, 2801 North Fifth Ave. Col. Marchbanks and Attorney Daniels were boyhood friends at Ft. Huachuca where their fathers were stationed. An Air Force veteran of 20 years, he was one of the med ical monitors assisting in the NASA Project Mercury, a mem ber of the Dept, of Defense med ical support operations during the historical launching of Col, John Glenn into orbit Feb. 20, 1962. Col. Marchbanks was stationed at Kano, Nigeria at one of the 18 tracking stations which mon itored the Friendship Seven cap sule. He checked the telemetry control system as Glenn passed over Kano. He is one of the eleven ori ginal medical officers assigned to the project from its inception. The colonel is in a rare class because of his rating as a chief flight surgeon because he has completed 1,500 flying hours plus 15 years of flying status. In addi tion he has completed extensive training and research in aviation medicine. A recipient of numerous ci tations and decorations including three Korean War combat mis sions, Marchbanks was “born Into the service” at Ft. Wash ikie, Wyoming, where his father, a calvary captain, was stationed. He obtained a bachelor of sci ence degree from the University of Arizona in 1931 and his MJD, degree from Howard University in 1937. He completed his intern ship and residency in internal medicine at Freedman ’s Hospital DR. ROBERT WEAVER RECEIVES SPINGARN MEDAL AT NATIONAL MEET SLy" ; ’■ ‘-l WMm i <fi ■ : v • fik jfl % pJS -c- ' : 4 Sl' \ x' ' v < vf v% Hi Pt A ** VnfflPVSI Sfi fifi (is I 'Am' IN DISTINGUISHED COMPANY - Dr. Robert C, Weaver (right) i s the 47th Spingam medal winner of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. This annual award, given for "merit and achievement among American Negroes,” was bestowed by Earl B. Schwulst board chairman of the Bowery Savings Bank of New York City. Dr. Weaver, administrator of the Federal Housing and Home Finance Agency, was cited for his “pioneer role in the develop ment and advocacy of the democratic doctrine of 'open occupancy’ in housing.” (Rioto-NAACP) JACKIE ROBINSON, the first Negro accepted to play in major league competition won a niche in die baseball’s Hall of Fame. He was voted and accepted Mon day and he joins ranks of the immortals and living baseball greats including Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggie and Ty Cobb. Jackie played ball with the Brooklyn Dodgers, retiring in 1957. Presently he is a vice president of Chock Full O’Nuts Corpora t ion. He devotes much of his time to youth and civic work and is active in YMCA, NAACP and the American Committee on Africa. COL. MARCHBANKS VISITS PHOENIX in Washington, D, C. Later he served on the medical staff of Veterans Administration Hospi tal at Tuskegee, Alabama before entering the Air Force In 1941. During World War Two he was a major serving as group sur geon of the 332nd Fighter Group in Italy where he earned the Bronze Star. He has compiled more than 1,900 flying hours in prop and jet aircraft while gathering med ical data which has been pub lished in research and military publications. His study on bomber crew comfort and fatigue showing die effect or adrenal hormone con tent in blood and tissue as an index to physical fatigue earned him an Air Force Commendation Medal. He has also received a medal for developing an oxygen mask tester which has been adopted by the air force. Last year, Col. Marchbanks, became the second man to receive the William A. Warfield Award for his outstanding contributions in the study of physiological as pects of flight on the body. ROBINSON NAMED TO HALL OF FAME He and his wife, Rachel live in Stamford, Connecticut. He stated in a recent nationwide television interview that he owed his success to three people, his mother who did laundry work and moved her family from Georgia to California; his wife who en couraged him always and Branch Rickey, the Dodger manager who gave him the opportunity to play in the majors. Robinson was one of the great est second basemen of all times. He finished consistently in the top five for batting honors and he set a new National League fielding mark of seven errors in 832 chances, for a .992 average.