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Ex-aide says Dawson's 'playing Jim Crow game By BILL CARR Rep. William L. Dawson’s ex-publicity agent has ac cused the self- appointed “leader” of the nation’s Ne gro Democrats of “playing a game of segregation and sell ing his own people down the river.” The Chicago Star learned this week that John H. Young 111, until recently edi tor of Dawson’s organ in the South Side’s Ist Congression al District, the Voice, also blasted the Democratic Na tional Committee for its Jim Crow practices. The Chicago Defender and its publisher, John Seng stacke, work hand-in-glove with Dawson’s sell-out pol icy, according to Young, who was a Defender political writer. * * * UNTIL last week Young was assistant to the publicity direc tor of the Democratic National Committee. "I believe the Negro voters of Chicago will look upon Dawson's latest move to sell them down the river as the very last straw," Young said. "I am going to call upon voters in Chicago to defeat him at the polls in November. I am going to call upon Democratic leaders ol Chicago to repudiate him and withdraw his name as Demo cratic nominee for Congress." Council OKs sites promoting Negro ghettoes By a vote of 16 to 3 the two old party City Council housing committee last week approved nine relocation housing sites—in tended for families that will be moved to make way for the city’s slum clearance housing program —violently opposed by represent atives of 30 different civic or ganizations in an open hearing. Walter H. Biutcher, a leading professional housing planner and executive director, American So ciety Os Planning Officials, had told the committee that a "num ber of these sites not only fail to contribute to the rebuilding of the city of Chicago, but, if developed as proposed, will de tract from, will hinder and make more difficult the proper rebuild ing of the city." Sidney Oraower, chairman. Housing and Rent Committee of Cook County’s Progressive Par',/, declared that the nine sites ac cepted "promote the present pat tern of Negro ghettoes . . . some are stretched out along railroad tracks, surrounded by blighted areas, no grade school or neigh borhood facilities available, one is adjacent to an obnoxious ren dering plant and drainage canal." Shirley Graham to speak here Shirley Graham, biographer of Paul Robeson. Frederick Douglas ■ and George Washington Carver, will deliver two speeches in the Chicago area soon under the aus pices of Women for Wallace. At 8:30 p.m. Sept 10 she will speak in the Metropolitan Com munity Church, 4100 South Park way On the following evening at the same time she will address a meeting in the Bethel AME Church in Evanston. The subject of both speeches will be "Human Rights and Human Dignity.” THE CHICAGO STAR, SEPTEMBER 4, 1948 | EXCLUSIVE! 1 Earl B. Dickerson, prominent insurance executive, attorney, and former Democratic alderman, is the Progressive Party’s can didate from the Ist district. * * * IN his hard-hitting, sensational attack on Dawson and the Demo cratic National Committee, Young charged that the committee’s “policy course on civil rights . . . is being set by Sen. Howard McGrath icommittee chairman) and . . . Dawson.” “It is a matter of public rec ord,” he pointed out, “that both these men oppose ... A strong stand on civil rights. From what I have seen and heard in the committee, they will order that as little as possible be said on the subject in campaign litera ture and publicity.” Young characterized as "an outright lie" the Democratic Na tional Committee's claim that it had "integrated" Negroes into its staff. The Natl. Citizens Committee for the Re-Election of President Truman, of which Sengstacke is treasurer, “was advanced by Dawson to give himself a stranglehold on all Negroes in the party and to resort to segre gation to accomplish this end,” Say Nazis in U.S. MOSCOW Werner von Braun, who designed Hitler’s death-dealing V-2 “buzz bomb,” is now producing them in the U. S., the Moscow News has charged. The Soviet newspaper, in a detailed article, listed other Nazi technicians now working in the U S., including Martin Schil ling, Ernest Steinhoff, Theodor W. Zobel, Alexander Lippisch, Rudolf Amman, Heinz Schmitt, and Fritz Doblhoff. The U. s' Air Force research center at Wright Field. O, alone employs 86 German war technicians, ac cording to the newspaper. Chicago sends 38 to national UE convention , Thirtyeight members of the United Electrical, Radio & Ma chine Workers of America (CIO) were expected to leave Chicago this week to attend the national UE convention at New York City. The week-long convention will open Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Headquarters of UE District 11 here said that Ernest De Maio, district president and interna tional vice president, would rep resent the district as a whole, along with Charles M. Peters, district secretary. PP offers aid to CIO to elect progressives NEW YORK—The Progressive Party is eager for “real working unity” with the CIO to insure the election of those liberal Con gressional candidates endorsed by both, C. B. Baldwin, Henry Wal lace’s campaign manager, said this week. Baldwin’s statement was part of a detailed reply to a “false and reckless” CIO charge that the new party is out to defeat libera] Congressmen. according to Young. * * * "THE KEY to the question of ‘integration’ in the Democratic National Committee is that my salary was to be paid by the ‘citizens’ committee,” he said. “This dispite the fact that I was supposed to be assistant t-o the director of pubTftity of the Demo cratic National Committee. In fact, all salaries of Negroes work ing on the Democratic National Committee are to be paid by- the all-Negro ‘citizens’ committee.” Young claimed that his depart ure from the Democratic Nation al Committee resulted from his opposition to the Democrats’ Jim Crow policies. * * * "WHEN it appeared to Dawson A. E. Stevenson names rent - gouger as aide Tenants can expect no better treatment from a Democratic state administration than they've received from Gov. Green’s cor- rupt regime, it appears. This became apparent when Adlai Stevenson, Chicago banker and Democratic candidate for governor, appointed Cairoll Hop- kins Sudler Jr. to head his fi- nance committee. Sudler is a partner in the big real estate firm of Sudler & Co. Plan songs, dances for Ukrainian festival On Sept. 11, Chicagoans will have further proof of the fact that the rich vein of American culture lies in the myriad nation- al groups which make up the city and not in stuffy Gold LOCAL delegates listed by the district office follow: Local 1105 George K”" Local 1114 ) Louis Torre Edward Dailey James Butler Louis Abbate Charles Anderson Thomas Buchanan Roy Spero William Conway Pasko Soso Robert Mintz Local 1119 Bernard J. McDonough Sam Kushner Leo Turner Sam Savittieri Robert Compton He pointed out, for example, that the Progressive candidate in Pennsylvania’s 33rd district was withdrawn when it appeared that Rep. Buchanan <D., Pa.) was moving “away from the support of Truman-Republican bi-parti san policies.” Similarly, the new party, is supporting liberal Democrats in New York, New Jersey, Cali fornia, and many other states. that I wasn't going along with the segregation . . . Dawson sent Sengstacke to me,” he said. "Sengstacke told me that Daw son had said I 'wouldn't cooper ate' and that as publisher of the Defender he was ordering me back to Chicago." Young objected, holding that only the Democratic National. Committee could dismiss him from his publicity duties. The next move came from John Red ding, Democratic publicity direc tor, who told him he would have to leave.. “Dawson is the responsibility of the Negro voter and Demo cratic leaders of Chicago,” Young concluded. “He openly boasts that Negroes in his district will vote the way he tells them to vote because their votes are bought and paid for.” But Dawson may be due for a rude awakening in November, Young feels. here. He is a member of Chi cage Real Estate Board and the Natl. Assn, of Real Estate Boards, * * * SUDLER'S firm took the lead in organizing the Cook County Fair Rent Advisory Committee, The group was set Up by the biggest real estate firms in the city to* press for a blanket 15% rent increase here. One of Sudler's associates in Sudler & Co.. W. A. P. Watkins. Coast drawing rooms, On that Saturday evening at Ashland Auditorium, Ashland and Van Buren, the Ukranian National Folk Festival will be held—one of eight similar festi- George Race Local 1150 Julia Gudinas Pat Amato Irving Kiane Fred Dutner John Schneider % Vincent Messineo Willie Mae Smith Sam Spano August Pehlke Lee Lundgren Local 1134 Florence Hall Bernard Cominek Ruth Hunt Joseph Caciatore John S. Bobo John S. Kelliher Local 1149 William Brady Harold Dalsoii Local 1131 Alice Smith Sample heads Molders Union Chester Sample, 65, first vice president of the Inti. Molders & Foundry Workers Union (AFL), this week automatically became president of the union, following the death of Thomas Henry Stevenson. Sample, a Chicagoan, has held office with the union since he became business agent cf its Chicago Conference Board in 1914. K tiff A CARPENTER by day and a restaurant worker by night. Vic tor St. Cyr of Woonsocket. R. 1., still can't make enough to sup port his wife and seven children. St. Cyr has offered to sell his light eye for SIO,OOO as a last desperate measure to save the children, all under 12, from an orphanage. h head of the reni-gougers pres sure group. In addition to his tacit endorse ment of the " real. estate lobby, Stevenson also unwittingly dis closed the bipartisan nature of Illinois old-party politics. Sudler, according to Who's Who in Chicago, is a Republican! vals to be staged ir> many cities across the nation. Festivals will feature the folk songs, dances and music ol the Ukrainian people, performed by choruses, dance groups, soloists and orchestras composed of workers from Ukrainian com munities across the nation. •* * * IN CHICAGO, outstanding soloists will be Stefan Kozake wich, dynamic baritone, and Maria Dmytryshyna, an outstand ing soprano. In addition, Rockwell Kent, noted American artist, and Grant Oakes, president ot the United Farm Equipment Workers (CIO) and Progressive candidate for Governor of Illinois, will appear on the program. The entire, festival is under the direction of Frank H. Ilchuk, cultural director of the Ukrainian American Fraternal Union of the International Workers Order 4* The Chicago ■ t «,.,u uuonsned WEEKLY by The Chicago Star Publishing Co., Inc., 166 West Washington Street, Chicago 2. 1)1. Phone RANdolph 0580. Cable address: Chistar ~rank M. Davis Executive Editor ■*•7l Hirsch Managing Editor vMliam Sennett General Manager SUBSCRIPTION RATES (Except Canada and foreign) 1 Year $2.00. Entered as second class matter June 25, 1946 at the post office at Chicago, 111., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Postal regulations require that all new subscriptions for military personnel stationed overseas must be accompanied by a written request from the person to whom the subscription is directed.