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URGES NEGRO
TO BE GOOD
EMPLOYE
Negroes finding new employ
ment opportunities as the Cham
paign - Urbana Improvement
Assn, works toward non-dis
criminatory hiring practhes
were urged to “keep those jobs
longer than am two weeks.
Rev. A. \V. Bishop, member
of the C-UIA executive board,
said the efforts of the C-UIA
would be largely lost if Negroes
getting jobs couldn't stick with
them for longer than t w o
weeks.
Bishop, in a so-called “pep
talk'' Wednesday night urged
Negroes to develop good work
habits, including being on time
for work, and not constantly us
ing “excuses of being sick.
"If you can’t take the work,
go to the man and tell him
you're quitting, then give him
tv\ o weeks to find somebody else
to take your place. Don't just
i > off leaving him in the lurch,
v ondering what happened to
vou.” Bishop said.
•< in't Find Waitress’
•'..shop said he had been look
s' . all over tow n this past week
f a young Negro girl to re
i ,.ce his niece as a waitress.
,< she is going back to school
on. but he could find no one.
lie said he found many girls
n that age bracket still on Aid
Dependent Children relief
who said they “wouldn't want
:n cut in on Mamma’s earn
ings.
• This is ridiculous, when the
eirl could be working and mak
fng $200 a month, instead of do
ing nothing and letting hei
mother collect $25 in ADC. She d
he $175 to the good.” he said.
Bishop charged that ADC is
a "disgraceful” way to make a
living and said that all young
people “should take it upon
themselves to get off ADC just
as soon as they are old enough
to get a job.”
Giving his pep talk at the
emergency meeting of the
C-UIA attended by about 200
people. Bishop also touched on
the area of opportunities in pub
lic accommodations.
•I se The Doors’
Bishop ui’ged local Negroes
to "get out and take advantage
of the doors which have been
opened to you.
“Don't just sit back and wait
for Negroes who happen to be
passing through to Use hotel and
restaurants now accepting Ne
gres. We can't just depend on
them to keep these doors open,
we've got to take it upon our
selves ’ Bishop said.
Bishop also pointed out that
Negroes should expect to pay
the regular prices for such ho
tel and restaurant services.
“You can't expect them tc
lower their rates or menu prices
just because of the color of your
skin. You've got to expect to
pay the same prices white peo
ple pay for the>e services." he
said.
Bishop also urged Negroes
to “stop trying to use your race
as an excuse, because pretty
soon the color of your skin isn't
going to make any (inference
and you won't hav e anything to
hide behind.”
Progress Conies Quietly
Progress in desegregation often comes
quietly, almost unnoticed sometimes
the hurly-burly of the Little Rocks, the
Birminghams.
Since 1954. for instance, the number
of desegregated public school districts
in the South has risen from 5 to 9.T.
Some 124 colleges and universities no
longer are segregated by race; 110
Southern cities now have desegregated
lunch counters, against none in 1960.
Transit systems in 36 Southern cities
are desegregated, compared with almost
none a decade ago.
Progress in these areas does not come
any less surely because it appears slow
and undi'amatic.—National Observer
NEGRO ASTRONAUT
Capi. Edward Dwight. Jr., the
first Negro to be chosen to trim
for the “moon shot" project, is a
Catholic, the Catholic Digest states
His wife's parents are converts and
his sister Rita is now Sister Martin
Mars of the Sisters of Chants of
Leavenworth.
AP Wireplintru
STEWARDESS. Joan
Dorsey. 2 3. will become
the first Negro stewardess
graduated from Ameri
can Airline's Stewardess
College in Texas. Miss
Dorsey, from Flagstaff.
Ariz.. savs she is eager to
begin work as an airline
stewardess.
THE FOOD WE NEED
There is no evidence whatsoever
that age has an\thing to do with
nutritional requirements, the Catho
lic Digest declares.
Servicemen
Get Fare Cut
Railroads have announced re
duced fares effective June 23 for
personnel of the armed forces on
“delay enroute” and one-way fur
lough travel from duty station to
all points in the United States.
One-way coach fares u ill I*' one
half of the round trip furlough
fares now in effect.
Delay enroute arrangements
are that the fares will be one
half of the round-trip furlough
fares from duty station to point
of delay desired for furlough 01
leave, plus one half of the present
round-trip furlough fares from
that point to new duty station.
The faies will include up to 150
pounds of baggage checked in
baggage cars without additional
charge, plus any hand luggage
carried in coaches with passen
gers.
Stopovers for sightseeing and
visiting friends may be made at
any point enroute within the limit
of the ticket without extra cost,
the railroads state.
The new fares are also avail
able to dischargees for travel in
certain areas of the United States
Details are available at all rail
road ticket offices.
NEGROES SEEK
RICHMOND, Va. V* — The
Board of Trustees of the Prince
Edward Free School Associa
tion got down to work Saturday
to speed the return of formal
education to Negroes of the
southside county who have been
without classroom accommoda
tions for four years.
Former Gov. Colgate W. Dar
den, darned chairman by the
group, predicted just prior to
the meeting the group would
have schools in operation dur
ing September.
Sitting in with the trustees
was William J. Vanden Heuvel,
special assistant to Atty. Gen
Robert F. Kennedy and a key
figure in bringing white and Ne
gro groups in Prince Edward
to an agreement on the estab
lishment of a private free
school.
The Prince Edward Free
School Association's chief pur
pose is to educate 1,T>00 Negro
children who have had little or
no formal education since the
county closed public schools
four years ago to avoid court
ordered racial integration.
White children have attended
private, segregated schools
operated by the Prince Edward
Educational Foundation.
The new organization will use
three public school buildings.
Negro leaders will continue
their attempts to get a court or
der forcing reopening of public
schools on an integrated basis.
Vote Date Set
On ‘Rights* In
Cambridge. Md.
Cambridge. Aid.
Voters in this city w ill decide
sometime in October whether
in this town where National
Negroes must be served equally
Guardsmen have enforced is
cial peace most of the summer
William A. Brotemarkle. su
pervisor of elections. an
nounced Wednesday after a
check that enough valid signa
tures were on petitions to force
a referendum on a proposed
equal-accommodations amend
ment to the city chanei
He said the signatures of
1.088 qualified voters were 160
more than required. C. Awdrv
Thompson, city attorney, said
he will recommend next Oct. I,
as voting day.
Negro leaders had rem.-ed
?t firs* to call oil' demnnsira
'i"is because the equal-sen ice
• m; was not guainnteod
ri.cv teamed it eutoiced
' tuo'; a simple niilinaire
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