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From Police Blotter By Jimmie N. Jone» Violating his parole was cause enough for Common Pleas Judge Don R. Thomas to sentence Roscoe H. Fisher, 22, of 424 E. Sixth st., to two terms in the Ohio State Re formatory Judge Thomas im posed the double sentence of one to-15 years and another one-to 20 after it was discovered Fisher had violated his probation. Fisher was placed on probation last ie following a plea of guilty to the $2850 burglary and safe oreaking of the Cincinnati Bakery, 410 Salem, ave. Police are holding two suspects in the burglary of the Fenton Dry Cleaning company, 1630 S. Broad way st., after breaking the win dow and crawling through. Ac cording to Det. Lt. Fred B. Smith and Det. Sgt. E. H. Schneider, the two suspects are forty years of age and are said to have taken $500 in cash and $200 in checks from the safe but overlooked an other $50 lying on the floor of tie safe. The memory of a familiar face had a lot to do with a fine of $50 and cost and 30 days in the workhouse on a charge of tress passing levied on Nelson Smith, of 404 Pontiac st., Monday after noon, Municipal Judge Paul Sherer recalled seeing the defend ant bfore When Smith appear ed before the Court, Judge Sher er asked him "Haven't I seen you before"? The defendant answered "Maybe" "What were you up here for"?' asked the Court "A little drinking and a little fight ing" said Smith. When of ficer Harry Davis, of the Bureau of Identification, produced the "little Red Book, it revealed, Smith started on his way to crime back in April 26, 1923, when he was sentenced to the Ohio State reformatory, to a term of one to *20 years for .cutting to kill, and from then on his record down through the years totaled twenty nine convictions, consisting of armed robbery, cutting to wound, burglary, cutting to kill, petty larceny and numerous other charg es contrary to the dignity of the state of Ohio Nine of the con victions were listed on the F. B. I. records. "Some people have to be con vinced that the Courts mean bus iness when they are given a chance to make good on suspended sent ences". Judge Paul Sherer told Eunice Caldwell, of 4601 Eleanor ave., when he faced the Court Tuesday charged with gambling-^ He received a fine of $100 and cost and six months in the Work house for running a poker game along with three other men who were assessed the cost of court. According to the record Caldwell was already under a sus pended sentence from Common Pleas Court for carrying conceal ed weapons, and the sentence sus pended on condition that he didn't play poker again. One-to-seven years in the Wo man's reformatory was the sent (continued on pasre 4) Rounding Up The News Clifford A. Gebhart, Justice of the Peace of Jefferson Township found himself in bad with the Montgomery County Building In spector Tuesday when he was charged with violating the Build ing Code by moving five cabins from one place to another with out permission According to Robert Gray, County Inspector, Gebharts action required a permit. Gray charges Gebhart with rent ing 20 more cabins Jn W. Third st, without proper sanitation. Gabhart says he will take the case to court. Gebhart declares that his cabins are better fitted with sanitation and sewage disposal than many of the homes in Crown Point, and that he rented the cabins to people who were forced to sleep on the ground because of lack of housing facilities. FORT ORD, California— The ranking officers of the army's Fourth Division reports that the intregretion program of the Arm ed Forces is working out allright. The top brass of the division points out a few of the important factors in the mixed troops in the following manner: To begin with (Continued on Page 4) VOL. VIII—NO. 180 DAYTON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1950 PRICE FIVE CENTS An Editorial =.. The recent agitation shown by the N?gro news services and var ious independent newspapers con cerning- the threatened break-up ofthe famed 24th Infantry is a dirct paradox against what we have been fighting for, full inte gration economically and in the military. Though we are proad of our boys we feel that it is high time the army carried out the presi dent's directive demanding full in tegration in the army. It will be remembered that the army was the last branch of service to comply with this directive. Yet when action is taken we denounce it as a scurrilous at tack against the fighting ability of our soldiers. It seems very foolist to even entertain the idea that the members ofth 24th. will be broken down into non-combatant units. The reason given for the breakup is a sound and a most reasonable one, for during World War II battle fatigue was recog nized as one of the results of being under constant fire and the members of the 24th have seen almost continous front line action. Whoever helped propagate this rumor of the 24th breakup and the subsequent reasoning that the Negro soldier would once again be designated "not fit for combat ant duty" evidently doesn't real ize that this idea does not square with the facts. The 24th Infantry has received world-wide recognizance through cveiy medium of communication run! any move to try and discredit him now seems most foolish. Of course, with an election coming up, this could be a politi cal move to anger the Negro against the present administration fortheve arc some who even critic ized the presidents appointment of Edith Sampson tothe U. N. Gen al Assembly as a move to use a Negro to counteract the Russian's propaganda denouncing the U. S. A.'s racial segregation, they seem ed to forget that the State De partment admitted this. If there is a move afoot to breakup the 24th. and integrate the division we hope it succeeds. Let's see what hapens before we jump the gun. &Xp/l£SS An Appeal for Radal Equality NEW YORK (ATLAS)— The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Port ers, (AFL) appeal for racial equality, and called for a world congress of Negro peoples to meet in New York next year, and the appeal was loudly cheered by the 350 delegates to the seventh bi nnial convention of the brother hood, ending their five-day ses sions at the Hotel Theresa, this week. The convention wants a com plete elimination of Jim Crow from the Armed Forces, so that Negroes "may die as frfee men and not as Jim Crow slaves." The convention went all the way out for the advancement of the cause of colored races throughout the world and supported President I'm man's Point Four Program. It vant, not merely material re source.- but freedom from the 'evil forces of oppression and ex ploitation that is at present prac ticed by the Malan government of the Union of South Africa." In another resolution, the con vention accused the Department of State of practicing a bit of quiet discrimination against Ne groes in its higher positions. It said that, since "two-thirds of the population of the World of color respect the United States, more Negroes should be appointed to he higher levels ofthe department. Declaring that many Negroes are well qualified for diplomatic erviu, the resolution said that 'the presence of colored Ameri "Mi iii foreign affairs posts will bri the most effective policy of convincing the peoples of Asia and Africa that the United States practices what it preaches about democracy. Warning that the Korean con flict might erupt into a world at omic war, another resolution call ed on the United States Govern ment to give assurance to the peoples of Africa and Asia that the United States represents a new deal for them in land reforms and recognition of their national istic aspirations and racial equal ity. The 350 delegates are firmly behind the American democratic Wine? The Greeks Knew All About It LOS ANGELES, Calif., (ATL AS)— The ancient Greeks knew all about wine and used it for good or evil in much the same manner as we do today. So points out Dr. Arthur P. McKinlay, emeritus professor of Latin on the Los Angeles campus of the University of California, in the current issue of the Quart erly Journal of Studies on Al cohol. Pliny the Elder recommended wine as a tonic for the blood and for promoting sleep. It also serv ed as a medium for adminstering medicine. Too much win however, was re cognized by Greek physicians as injurious to good health. Early drinkers who took the pledge often fell off the wagon in a spectacular manner. Bacchy lis, stricken with illness, vowed that she would abstain for "one hundred suns." As soon as she recovered, she took up a sieve, looked through its close meshes and saw one hundred suns. Athletes had to be careful of the use of wine taking it only on orders from their trainers. But it was served to sailors to keep up their morale. Wine was sometimes mixed with sea water or pine pitch in a kind of cocktain or even flavored with smoke. The Greeks even used wine as "snakebite remedy" an old Am rican joke, but apparently serious ly used in ancient times to relieve the pain of bites by Scorpions and adders. ideals to offset the menace of Russian aggression, especially by appealing to the colored peoples of Africa and Asia. At the same time, A Philip Randolph, interna tional president of the union was re-elected for a three-year term. He has been president of the union during its twenty-five years of existence.