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iI I f FRIDAY, DEC. 27, 1963 GOOD SAMARITAN NURSES PLAY SANTA AT REST HOME i h PP** H Hk ihH The junior class of Good Samaritan Hospital Nursing School surprised patients of the Happy, Happy Rest home, 28th and E. Broadway with Christmas goodies. Shown above are Misses Linda Ziegler, Patty Peterson, Jean Montgomery, Carolle Beard, and Carolyn Kane, Santa Claus. CHILDREN GET CHRISTMAS GIFTS AT VFW POST [i * Veterans of the Foreign War, Past 1710, 1633 E. Jackson St., was the scene of an early Christmas fora host of youngsters Sunday. VFW members Mobley and Primous aided the others in giving presents. NAACP FREEDOM FUND GETS CHRISTMAS DONATION FROM SUNCERAY SOCIAL CLUB The Sunceray Social and Charity Benefit Club donated a contri bution to the NAACP Freedom Fund this Christmas. The contribution was made Saturday night at the home of Mrs. Barbara Crane, first from left. Others attending were Mrs. Henrietta Pitts, Rev. G. B. Brooks, NAACP county chapter president, Mesdames Bernice Oates, club president and Maefaire Alexander, club secretary. INVEST IN YOUR COUNTRY TODAY, BUY U. S. SAVINGS BONDS .... Pictorial Weekly g t™, MAN LIVES 6 WEEKS WITH CHIMP KIDNEYS NEW ORLEANS - A 44 yr. old Negro, Jefferson Davis, a dock worker, has lived over six weeks with a transplant of chim panzee kidneys. The successful feat was accomplished by sur geons at Tulane University Hos pital. Davis is reported in good con dition, he is the second person ever to receive kidneys from a chimp or similar animal. He is the first to recover enough to leave the hospital. Davis had suffered from a chronic kidney ailment for six years, and recently he became worse. Doctors first used an arti ficial kidney treatment and finally the transplant. The patient agreed to the oper ation saying he knew it was a gamble. Doctors caution they do not know how long he can survive. Kidneys were removed from a 90 pound chimpanzee and insert ed under the skin on Davis’ right side. His own kidneys remained in place. Dr. Keith Reemtsma said the operation took 39 min utes. MEDALLIONS PREPARE GIFTS OF FOOD FOR NEEDY FAMILIES Holly berries and pine cones scented the air as the Medallions Social Club held its annual Christmas party. They prepared gifts for needy families. Shown above are Mesdames Betty Tibbs, H. E. Boyer, M. Nichol oson, Ted McCreary, Sam Engram, Howard Dasher, Betty Young, Chester Huff, Thomas Evans and Isaac Jones. DALLAS PAPER REFUSES NAACP XMAS AD NEW YORK - An advertise ment for the purchase of NAACP Commemoration Christmas Cer tificates was rejected by The Dallas Morning News. The Texas paper informed the advertising agency placing the ad for the NAACP that the text would have to be approved by the Dal las police department before the paper would accept it. Newspaper spokesmen said this was a re quirement for all advertisements soliciting contributions. The NAACP refused to seek police department clearance. The News is the Dallas paper which published a full-page ad vertisment on Nov. 22 directed against President Kennedy who was assassinated there. fyui&ittc This marks the sixth consecutive year we are extending our holiday wishes to our ad vertisers and readers. We hope that each one enjoys a grand and glorious Christmas. The peals of carols and the sounds of carolers are heard through the air. Their joyous songs brighten our lives at this sea son. Their songs fill us with thanksgiving and hope at this time. When you hear the next carol think of the message of Christ mas it brings. There is joy in the world and still a lot of good will. We hope this Christmas will be the best and merriest you have ever had l The NAACP advertisement so liciting contributions in “lieu of the traditional Christmas gifts to adults" was published in 10 daily and 14 weekly papers throughout the country. The cer tificates are available in denom inatlona ranging from $5 to $5,000. Upon receipt of contributions, the NAACP mails from its na tional office a certificate to the designated recipient. “What finer gift," the adver tisement asks, “in the true spirit of Christmas, could one select— or receive—doing honor to both the sender and the recipient in a common pledge to work for the day when 'Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men* shall prevail for all?" AFRICANS RIOT IN MOSCOW MOSCOW-More than 500 angry African students rioted in the Soviet capital, protesting the death of medical student from Ghana. They pushed past barri cades in Red Square shouting and carrying placards. One read "Russie was a second Alabama." Police finally halted the en raged students outside the gate of the Kremlin and education minister Vyachselav Yelutin lis tened to them. African spokesmen said a Ghanian Asare Addo, 23, was stabbed to death by a Russian last Friday. The delegates of the African students said officials said Addo froze to death, but this was not believed. There are approximately 7,000 students from various African and Asian nations studying in Russia, most of them in Mos cow.