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Capitol Bldg. \ I S Phoenix, Ari*. I / FIFTH YEAR, NO. 6 FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1962 COLLEGE SET ENJOYS BAC ro SCHOOL PARTY 1 A :,. '1 «■£' %.1 < JT sB ■ •' ■Ms JP sM%m «>•■ '3m # Jt 'jjr Before the vacation days end, college students made merry at a back to school party honoring Fred Burton. Front row from left are Misses Mary Ellen Smith, Olivia Mathews, Patricia Grant and Georgia Mathews, hostess. Second row from left includes Messrs. Gerald A. Jones, Leo nard Caldwell, Jr., Leonce Long, and Harvey Lindsey, Jr. Photo-Bobby Heard MAURICE McGRIFF WINS WINS HOUSE OF PRAYER BABY CONTEST pjf Bb ii w i P^Ta- H I ,0? /•?» A i&; iy! . _ A baby contest was held at the House of Prayer Church of God, 1402 S. 11 Avenue last Saturday. It was sponsored by Mrs. Mildred Pete, the church mother. Elder George Johnson is pastor. A total of sll4 was contributed to the contest. The first place contestant reported $70.01; the second had $27.37; and the third had $17.25. First and second place winners received ten dollars and the third place entrant received eight dollars. Mrs. Ruby Stuart, mistress of ceremonies places the crown on the head of Maurice McGriff, winner. Randolph Smith was second and Yvette Relf, third. Others shown above from left are Mrs. Andavil Smith, Therman McGrlff and Martha Sanders. SCHOOL OFFICIAL ASKS PUPILS TO LEAVE SCHOOLS BURAS, La. - The superin tendent of public schools in Pla quemines parish (county) has urged Roman Catholic parents to take their children out of parochial schools rather than ac cept desegregation. .“I am a Catholic, but when my church starts fighting me, I am going to fight back," said the school official, Sam A. cla. WOMEN WON VOTE 42 YEARS AGO The 19th Amendment to the U, S. Constitution, extending the right to vote to women was proclamed effective on Aug. 26 1920. Pictorial Weekly U. S. FUNDS FAIL IN HAITI PORT-AU-PRINCE - Though Haiti has received $45 million in United States Point Four funds and $32 million in loans in the past decade, the island’s aver age per capita income remains at S6O a year. Tliis is the same as it was 10 years ago. MAHALIA REFUSES TO SING IN CLUB Mahalia Jackson turned down an offer of $25,000 a week to appear at Las Vegas' Flamingo Hotel. She has refused several such offers in recent years be cause she simply doesn’t sing "where alcohol is served." PHOENIX 40, ARIZONA BR . 6—2301 TEN CENTS ROWAN TO BE ON UN DELEGATION WASHINGTON - Car! T. Ro wan deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs, will be named a member of the Unit ed States delegation to the new United Nations General Assem bly. Rowan, 36, is top-ranking Ne gro in the State Department. He was named to that post by Pres ident Kennedy on Jan. 25, 1961. Rowan for 12 years was a copy editor and reporter for Min neapolis Tribune. He is an author and lecturer. Rowan, a native of Ravens croft, Tenn., was the first Ne gro to win the "Outstanding Young Man*' award of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. 75 MINISTERS JAILED IN ALBANY, GEORGIA ALBANY, Georgia - A group of 75 ministers, composed of Negro and white religious lead ers from northern cities, were arrested for a prayer protest demonstration in front of city hall. Police Chief Laurie Pritchett warned them four times to end their demonstration against seg regation and to return to their own cities and "cleanse the sins of segregation in your own back yards." A group of white citizens cheered the policemen as the ministers were led to jail. Prior to this event, city offi cials had refused to grant the ku Klux Klan a pro-segregation parade permit. RACE STRIFE IN CAIRO CONTINUES CAIRO, 111. - Racial violence erupted at a roller skating rink near Cairo, which has been the scene of integration demonstra tions for several weeks. Three Negroes were said to have been admitted to a hos pital after being beaten by some white youths. Two white youths were placed under arrest. Sheriff’s deputies had been parked in cars a few hundred yards from the scene but could not arrive to break up the fight in time. BUY U. S. SAVINGS BONDS, INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE AND COUNTRY PANAMANIAN DOCTOR VISITS PHOENIX AND MEETS VALLEYITES \ m < Extending western hospitality to a visitor from Panama are a group of Phoenix men who attended a reception honoring Dr. Guil lermo Rojas Sucre, center. Host, Dr. Clarence R. Laing, introduced Dr. Sucre to Atty. H. B. Daniels, Dr. John Fltt and Dr. Aguilar. The reception was at the home of Dr. and Mrs. C. R. Laing, 3801 E. Coronado, last Wednesday night. Other guests not pictured Drs. Lowell Wormley, David N. Worm ley, Oscar A. Hardin, F. Ortiz, Mason Reddix, Gapt. Melvin Brown, Dr. Herbert Collier, Messrs. Clayton Lorenzson, A. H, Shaw, William A. Robinson and Edward Banks. Dr. Sucre has been in the United States for the past three months studying under die Point Four program. He is chief health officer of the four provinces of Panama composed of a half million persons. He resigned as chief obstretician of the region's gynecologial clinic to devote himself to public health problems and improving the health conditions of his country. He related problems of Panama and felt that die present UJS. ambassador to Panama, a Texan was the best man for the job and one of the most liked Americans ever sent officially to his country. Dr. Sucre, although unable to speak English felt at home through the skillful interpretations of his remarks in Spanish by his host Dr. Laing, who was bom in Panama. Photo-Ed Banks RICHARD ALLEN IS THE ARIZONA TRIBUNE CARRIER OF THE WEEK Gee, brother, that wrist watch is just the thing for school, said Olivia Allen, 10 as she admires the new timepiece doming her brother’s arm. Richard Allen, 11, received his award for service as a carrier of The Arizona Tribune for the past two years. He is a sixth grader at the Sullivan School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elzy Allen, 2510 W. Jefferson. His sister Olivia a fifth grader helps him. She hopes to win a prize soon. The young salesman said sometimes he saves his money and sometimes he iust spends it. ' DAVIS ENTERS FAMOUS CENTER BETHESDA, Maryland-Ernie Davis, the Cleveland Brown foot ball prize rookie, who was side lined with a blood ailment, was admitted to the clinic at the National Institute of Health. Davis, All-American from Sy racuse and last year's Heisnian Trophy winner was stricken last month during practice with the college All-Star football team at Northwestern University. CONSTITUTION DAY TO BE HOLIDAY WASHINGTON - The Senate unanimously approved a bill which would make Sept. 17 each year a legal holiday to be known as "Constitution Day"commem orating the signing of the U.S. Constitution. 4 YR. OLD IS STAR DRUMMER LOS ANGELES - Jimmy Brad ley, a hot drummer although only four years old has been signed by Paramount Television Com pany for three years. He will receive SIOO weekly for the first two years and S2OO for the third year. His parents are both musicians and they say he has been beat ing rhythms since he was 17 months old. When asked his name, the small drummer tells people he is Gene Krupa. SLAYER GETS CHAIR AFTER 6 YRS. CHICAGO, 111. - James CXikes, convicted for slaying a police officer was electrocuted at Cook County jail. He had been trying for six years to receive commu tation of the death sentence.