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husband ‘Blows Top’; KJls Estranged Wife’s Lover
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Dlirir<* Intro , ? rs !H * r T lory ■■Mnnor. at the Patriotic held on Bello Me Marva Wins First Skirmish Pf Legal Battle With Champ I In the first legal skirmish between Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis and his pret ■ Marva Louis, the champion came off second best when the judge, in a pre-suit ( n njr, granted Marva an increase of a SIOO in her weekly allowance. ■ f ne hearing before Judge Michael Feinberg followed a conference between at for liouis and those representing Mrs. Louis. This conference was held in an Kfnt° an # rop °!.al was submitted by ' in the hope that „ , br *‘cepted by his wife. ' *‘>»r the proposal had been * by Mr *- Ix»uia’ attorney. * announced that they would H accept. j lhou,h Attorney Bindley Cy l!M* Pr,, * ntlnf Mrl - LOU| »- h » d , prlor 10 th » confartnca that «t had eipreaaed a daalra irj all efforts to -1,. , 1 ,t '*' war* abandoned J « property settlement was * hy Mri - Louta. , M. A T. h ° ‘o Detroit this ' o 'lnwm, » brief |rl f0 r „„. I'*" “ ™«Bd in . Roll "'•* h **“ *•- *Orr« °*° ,hrou « h with the i* 0 !'? not *•**' wh>t b « *• * settlement. hborflß.w ° “' nuer Johß w rtl *»l«s the proffered Isl W ' SSyjt LEADING NEG IkO WEEKLY OF MICHIGAN 2146 St. Antoine SOME ILLUSTRIOUS DELTA SORORS Malllo Q. Brown, WDhrrfam aaN *er*lty, noted club woman and odnoator; I»r. Mary Marina, Chi cago, phy*lrlan and rlnh womaai and Itr. Mary McLeod Rethane, SHOWING THEIR PATRIOTISM la«t Monday wlirn more than SO.* 000 person* heard Hiftrs and man/ other speakers talk about the patriotism of the rare. This Detroit Bows At Last Services Held For School Teacher, Miss M. Pelham Detroit hesitated Tuesday in Its dynamic surge in the manufacture of stream-lined automobiles and national defense products to bow in reverence to a venerable woman whose fragile shoulders, grown weary after packing the burdens of life for upward of DO years, took flight to the peace and con tentment of another land. Mias Meta Pelham, whose life span reached back to the days of slavery, died last Saturday in her home. 1167 W. Hancock The fun eral serTlce* were held In the fam ily residence, the Her. William H. Peck, pastor of Bethel AMF church delivered the sermon Interment was in Elmwocd cemetery. Robert A. Pelham, a brother Washington. D. C.. and Mrs. Sarah (Continued on page t) Daytona Boarh, KUu and Wa*h. Inaton, D.C., head of Niefro Af fair*, MY A. Standing aro: Vic toria Mr Call and Mr*. Robert l.antoln, on the loral del'rn*e board. tins one of the largest gatherings of eolored people In the history of Michigan. Retired Policewomen Get Silver Tray* To Honor Their Service Last Wednesday, members of the Woman's Division of the Police De partment. honored the live recently retired local policewomen at a luncheon at the home of Mra. flladys smith. 3719 Fourteenth street. Kach retired officer was presented • silver tray, upon which were inscribed the dates on which they entered the service and the date of retirement. The honorees present were: Mrs. Sallle Darden. Mrs. Jean Walker. Julia d’ArcaTnphell. Mra. Nellie Welcher and Miss Erickson, also ths daughter of two of the retired officers. DETROIT, MICH., SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 1941 BOY BEATEN AFTER GOBS START RIOT Whites Trying To Oust Colored Family Police Protection Demanded By Owner Os Home When bis white truants ceased paying their reut Hn<l moved out of his house at 1724 rot ter street last week, the colored owner, Edward Scott, of the 8-Mile road district, accepted a deposit and rented the house to a colored tamily. The new tenant, Albert Herndon, an employee at the Northwest gar bage plant and the father of nine «hildren, moved in thix week, and white neighbors immediately start ed a campaign to oust the colored family. They went to the owner and protested, but Mr. Scott in formed them that he had already rented to Herndon, a law-abiding Ameriean citizen with whom he worked in the Detroit Sanitary de partment. and that he had no right to ask him to move. Scott further pointed out that he. himself, for merly occupied the same dwelling on Porter street and reared his family • i*rr, having moved only because he purchased a larger home in the 8-Milc road district some years ago. The white committee then went to the Herndons on Porter street and told Herndon they didn't want any Negro families in the neigh borhood and ordered him to move or take the consequences. After listening to the committee's ultimatum. Herndon advised them that he saw no necessity for mov ing. regardless of what happened Police officials were informed of the tense situation and promised to assign special officers to protect the home and prevent trouble. Leach Asks $25,000 Damages Sues Dr. Giles For Slander Charging that he had been "in jured. and damaged in his said practice and standing" by "false, malicious, scandalous and defama tory words," and by a "malicious'' and "libelous" report. Dr. Jesse 1,. Leach, of Flint, has instituted suit in the Superior Court of Cook County. In Chicago, asking dam ages of $25 000 against Dr. Roscoe C. Giles, Chicago physician and surgeon. The action was started last week when Attorney William H. Harri son. representing Dr. Leach, filed the bill of romplaint in the suit. The defendant haa fifteen days to answer the charges for the plain tiff. Two Counts In Bill The Flint physician and surgeon names two counts tn his hill, one In which he accuses Dr. Giles of making false statements about him. and tn the other he charges the Chicagoan, a prominent physi cian and surgeon, is publishing a false report libelous to fits charac ter and reputation. The suit Is the direct outgrowth of the ousting of Dr. Leach in 192 b as president of the National Med <( ontlnued «,n page t) ASKED FOR HIS CHANGE; SHOT BY LANDLADY Charles Berry, S2. of 1001 Fred erick, waa positive that Mre. Fannie Keys, 54, 523 E. Kirby, did not re turn the change to a live dollar hill he gave her for some drinks. Ho persistent was Charles In his pro testation lhat an argument fol lowed. and during the argument Mrs. Keys Is alleged to have shot Berry with a 12-caliber revolver, thit bullet striking the victim In the right shoulder. Berry eald fie *nd his brother. Columbus Berry. 5338 Beaublen. had gone to Mrs. Keys’ houte end had been drinking when the argu-j ment over the chance developed. I SPEAKER ..V g. m Wr^ EgSHT Mrs. Mary Itcthnne “Fight For The Right Might” Plea Made By Mrs. Bethune "The Clock has struck Twelve. This is your opportunity. You are to get up and go after it. Fight for the right to fight." If Mrs. Mary McLeod Reihune. one of America's "fifty greatest women." eminent government worker *nd club and church woman, had said no more to the huge crowd of about 20.000 Ne groes Sunday afternoon. August 3. at Belle Isle, where she was guest speaker at the ‘•This-ls-Our-Amerl ca-Too" program, she would have made history. For Negroes cheered lustily rs this ambassador of the Federal Government spoke those words in ringing tones as to her feeling as to what Black America must do to secure its progress. Frequently interrupted by ap plause from the huge audience, which, otherwise was most quiet and attentive, as she struck home time and again in her remarks. Dr. Bethune seemed to he tilled with the very seriousness of Ihe occa sion and spoke frankly, pointedly and briefly. This Is A lliuli Bay "This is a high day in America,” were her first words. Continuing, she said, "1 would rather he liv ing today than at any other time In the history of the world." She com pared the gloomy oullook of the Negro of 7r, years ago with the happy future of the 1941 race man. "From chains of slavery." she said, "we are sitting here under Ihe canopy of democracy." And, when she spoke most reverently. "God Bless America," 20,000 Negroes gave heartiest approval tn one of the most rousing demonstrations w§ have witnessed. "How I wish our illustrious President Roosevelt could be seat ed on this platform." went on the eminent leader, ‘‘getting a taste of the loyalty and fidelity of the black people of America." Here again she was forced to slop for applause. She paid a tribute to Democracy’s leader as a man interested in the utmost in fairness and justice to tho races. Must llate laity Fnlty Is the watchword, sett NYA’s supervisor. It we have that, "we can always advance front the lowly rounds of ignorance and poverty." She warned the listeners, however, that, to get a full share, we must be prepared. We cannot watt for others to bring things to us. For, after ail, the hands con tinue thetr way around the clock's face, and we may be left out. '''Pre pare and get’ ready.” ehe requested, "to perform duties in every fleln.’’ A tenderer theme Dr. Bethune touched, when she proudly showed that Negro motherhood "has never produced a traitor, a Benedict Ar nold.” And humorously, ehe ealri. "I'm eo happy I’m as black as I am. I’m a full-fledged American*, not afraid to be called a Negro.’’ Mast Join Whites Negroes must join hands with (Continued on page t) Slashed Across Stomach Carl Rmnthers. 45, 651 Division, was severely rut In a fight at Di vision and Hastings Sunday night Rmathers told a friend that he had bad a fight with a fellow known as Esses Red. Hmatbera waa slash ed across the abdomen. Worker Beats Suitor To Death In Street Fight Killer Held On Manslaughter Charge . WINDSOR, Ont.—"l saw him with my wwe, and just blew my top," said 28-year-old Morns Harding. I*B2 Mercer, when lie surrendered to polite after beating Wildfred (Jrinoage, 34, 977 Howard, to death shortly after midnight last Satur day in a street fight. Harding appeared before Magis trate D. M. Hrodie Tuesday after noon and was formally charged with manslaughter. Bail was set at $7,000 and preliminary hearing was fixed fo r Aug. 13. Harding, who is employed in the same foundry where (Jrinoage worked, has been est ranged from his wife, Audrey, since 193'.*, saw (Jrinoage leaving her in front ot Mrs. Harding's home. 1020 Mercer. Mrs. Harding said Grlnogue was saying good night when her hus band came up behind the two and struck Grinoage. Grinoagc went •.own under the impact of the blows. Mr*. Harding entered a nearby dairy and telephoned police and called Dr H- D. Taylor. When the two police constables arrived at 12:37 Grinoage was dead. In the meantime Harding who waa accompanied by two compan ions, Myron Talbot, 19. of 542 Mer cer. and Ferguson Jenkins. 32. of loyg Mercer, left. They accompa nied Harding tn his car when he drove to the Mercer street address in searth of his wife. Harding told polite that he had sent Jenkins tn his wife's home to ask her to meet him. The man re turned and told Harding that his wife was not at home. "I thought I might find her and with Jenkins, picked * p Talbot. We were going along Mercer when I saw a car slop In front of my home. I saw Grinoage hand my hahv over to my wife and the auto In which thev were riding drove away. "I said 'here I am.’ and we fought with our fists. I hit him and h*' fell down. 1 got back in my car and drove away." Grinoage came to Windsor early last Winter from Chatham where he was buried Wednesday. Mrs. Hard ing. who admitted "keeping com pany. hut not steady” with Grin cage. said she met the dead man about three months ago. VICE PRESIDENT 8m V «m ■ I m Mrs. Christine 8. Smith. Detroit, who was elected vice president • f the National Association of I lab Women at the meat aa tloaal conference held la Okla homa City, Okla. CLIFFORD 2924—PRICE 5 CENTS PER COPY NECK BROKEN | j jtv < *.*• 4«(A Herbert (opening Youth Breaks Neck In Fall Helping Father Collect Freight One of the most outstanding young men of Ferndale. Herbert Thomas (’opening Jr . son of Mr and Mia Herbert Copening. Mitchelldale was laid to rest Sab bath Pay. August 2. from the Sev enth Day Adventtea church. Hart ford and Cobb, at 2 pni . with Elder L. H. Bland offloiating. I'nuaually sail was lhifuneral because of the sudden and unex pected d*ath of the boy. He. along with James ('lark, was collecting freight for his father at Mnntgnm ny Ward's plant at Grand River and Greenfield, when, trying to tie a knot tighter, he slipped and fell. (Continued on page 2i Boys, Sharpen Your Teeth Because There Will Be Plenty Os Hot Dogs Through the goodwill and public spirit of various merchants and business men, final plans have been com pleted for the first annual Tribune Newsboys* Ticnic. This gala event will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. at Belle Isle, where ice cream, milk, hot dogs and candy will bp served free to all Tribune carrier*. Prize* will be given. Detroit Tribune newsboys are tbe leading salesmen in the city. It is because of their untiring service that The Tribune and it* co-spon soring merchants are sparing uo pains to make this day, Aug. 23. the biggest in the memories of these boys. The Detroit Tribune newsboys committee has been headed by Wil liam J. Neal. American Red Cross instructor, and Nathaniel Leach, a teacher in the city public schools. •‘Donations are still coming in, al though the deadline was set two weeks ago.’’ says Neal. “It Is sur prising” he continue*, “how many people are Interested In doing something for our Tribune news boys who nerd all the encourage ment they can possibly get. - ’ All carriers planning to go. and all full-fledged Tribune newsboys are expected, can get full details by calling at The Tribune office. 214« St. Antoine. Only Tribune newaboys are ell- ] gihle. They may come to the office not later fan Aug. 21 to ret tlckete permitting them to attend. Old Crime Jumps Out After 5 Long Years To Haunt Defendant A five-year-old felonious assault charge surged to the front Tuesday to confront Covington, ,17.! when he was arrested recently In Inkster ou a minor charge. Fin-, ger prints of Covington proved he was tbe man police had been seek- f tng since Oct. It, 19.16 when he is alleged to have slashed Mrs Rather Clarke, manager of the Touralne hotel, on the tace and arm with a. rator. (t ontlnned oh pace f) IN MICHIGAN 7 CENTS ELSEWHERE Cars On Way To Belle Isle Stopped Sailors Are Disciplined For Their Action Assurance was given a commit tee of Negroes Wednesday after i noon by Captain R. T. Broadhead of the l nited States Naval Armory (that every effort will be made to prevent further fracases between enlistees at the school and Negroes who may desirr to enter in and enjnv the atmosphere of Belle Isle Park. Senator Charles Diggs and Dr. iJ. .1. McClendon, president of the Detroit NAACI*. and Ilyases Boy kin and Samuel I*. Bills of The De troit Tribune comprised a commit tee which met with Captain Broad head to consider means of further preventing any untoward incidents. Captain Broadhead stated that all members of the armory have been placed on probation until Sunday. All haste is being made to ascertain who the guilty persons were. However, 150 sailors were to go to Belle t .o Wednesday, under probation, f*<r a social event. Sunday afternoon, it was report ed hy senator Diggs, several cara of Negroes drove to his home to complain that they were being pre vented from entering Belle Isle by sailors who made them turn back. Dr. McClendon reported that he had received information also. Several Negroes are said to have been injured Sunday, the night of the same dav of the We-Are-Ameri i ans-Too program in the Shell. Kvents of the day had been peace ful. and all citizens of arv race who came got along on good terms. No sailor was hurt Sunday. One was treated for wounds Monday. Captain Broadhead expressed re grets for ihe happening*, one on Sunday, the of her Monday He mentioned that ninny of the bova <( ontinued on puge 2i • TRIBUNE PICNIC FACTS aa * a Place: BELLE ISLE aa a a Date: AUGUST 23 aaaa Time: 10 A.M. aaaa Refreshments: Free Ice Cream, Candy, Hot Dost, Pop. Amusements: Baseball, softball, athlst> ics, racing, horse shoe pitching. Prizes: Free to all winners. Who Goes? Eligible Newsboys, who can got tickets at Tribune office Aug. 19, 20 and 21. No refreshments without tickets.