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Starts Boycott In Greensboro GREENSBORO, N. C.— A protest march through the city recently in which hundreds of permits par tieipated, has set off a boycott of downtown stores. Initiating the boycott was the the Greensboro CORE group, j which for three weeks has been mass picketing the Mayfair and S & W cafeteria in an attempt to nuin service for Negroes. In a letter to the Merchants As sociation, William Thomas, chair man of Greensboro CORE wrote "We are requesting that you use your influence in order to help u-> in our efforts. Should you be unwilling to do this, then we have no alternative but to launch a selective buying campaign against the entire downtown area." Stanley Culbrcth, executive vice president of the Merchants As sociation announced that Thomas’s letter had been referred to store members but that the association was taking no action. The boycott of the downtown area resulted. Poverty Causes Prejudice, Says Agriculture Secretary Emphasizing how agricultural abundance can contribute to peace and freedom in the world, Secre tary of Agriculture Orville IJ Freeman told the Brotherhood ot Temple Israel in Los Angeles re cently that poverty and want produce prejudice. "Human slavery, with all its injustice, exploitation and misery, was basically the product of an age of scarcity/' the Secretary pointed out. Weinberger Gets Gandhi Award for Aiding Negroes NEW YOIt K The Con gress of Racial Equality's Third Annual Gandhi Award will be presented to Eric Weinberger at the Hotel Commodore here No vember 8. The announcement was made today by the Gandhi Award Chairman, Shelley Appleton. He said that A. Phillip Randolph. President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters would pre sent the Award. vj|| » 'vj - Also appearing on the program will be CORE National Director James Farmer. Eric Weinberger will receive the Award for his work with evicted sharecroppers in Haywood County, Tennessee.. A year ago, the New Yorker went to Brownsville, Tennessee with a scheme for developing a home industry. The idea was formed with the hope of aiding those Negroes who were evicted from their farms for attempting to register for voting. The project—making leather tote bags"—grew to the extent that now some seventy-five land lies are being sustained in part from this industry. The tote bags arc hand-made and shipped to customers directly from Tennes see. East year’s CORE Gandhi Award went to James Peck, honor freedom Ride, ihe previous year’s Award was given to five Hordia A& M University students who spent forty-nine days in jail lor sit-ins. They were the first stu dents to serve full sentences lor this activity. Weinberger is the son of Mr and Mrs. Andrew Weinberger of, New York City and a staff mem ber of the New England Com mittee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA). PATRONS of the ARTS INCORPORATED UETttOIT TRIBUNE, SATURDAV, im7\ 10, 1002 Of Woraf, OCS -vjr • p wrisnl t^Kit &.&'.'£& y >-y , S - V J» Much of the prejudices and animosity that smother and stifle •he spirit of freedom in the minds of men today," he added, "is the produce cf poverty, want, and .■onomic insecurity." Continuing, Secretary Freeman 'aid. Much of mankinds’ failure to extend fear i.i;n there will not be enough opportunity to gp around... If and when we learn to live in the age of abundance—using aburt , dance wisely and effectively—di recting our abundant potential to the benefit of all men—the abundance will be truly an un inixcd blessing .. The Secretary said the Agricul tural Act of 19(>2 lays the ground work for advancing toward ful ler use of the potential of the age of abundance through the strengthening of rural America. Turning again to the relation ship of abundance to peace, the Secretary said, “Throughout all human history the spectres of cold, hunger and want have driven men to tight, to exploit, and to suppress other men in a life-and death competition for physical, material needs that seem ed to scarce to go around. “I do mean to say,” he con tinued. that if and when the world learns to produce and dis tribute material g iods in suffici ent supply to meet all human needs we will have an end of prejudice, to discrimination, or to wa: ” “No human problem is that simple” the Secretary added. “But 1 do say that the right use of abundance offers us a tremend ous opportunity and a great chal lenge to remove a major road block in the way of freedom and peace.” MARGARET TYNES HERE NOV. 18 .M.u.ti.voEl IYNKS. American born soprano, has a quality best described as “exotic’ which en hances her outstanding histrionic ability whether she is singing the suggestive Salome of R i c ha r and Strauss’ exciting, sophisticated opera, demanding as it does a superb dramatic sense, or as the heroine ol Verdis "Aida wlicic her thrilling voice and technique suit perl eel ly the “bcl canto anas. Miss Tynes came to interna tional attention 1981 when she sang the Salome role at the Spolcto “Festival of Two Worlds and this phenomenal success brought many invitations. Since then she has appeared in Uuda pest, in London, in many Italian cities, and other countries in Europe, most recently winning an ovation at the Lausanne Festival for her performances of Verdis • Lady Macbeth’ m Die role not olten sung. She 0..> men seen and heard in opei... i.t .menu uonal television, and nas per mg Ins part iv i»— -o“ i*‘e works of Verdi. ccl ’ hoven. Since cw.n..*., Wu..i a cat family wan a ..mu.y re.u.-ms backgrounu, »ne iu. -ceii ua.iuu in music f r Lie e.iureii. ihe sin,- or actress is iu stranger to au dicnccs in tho Un.u-d it,He* or ■he has disliii.itilahod herself »ith New York s C.iy Opera Company, where she was a featured singer for more than f.ve yoais. PRESENTS ... NELLIE WATTS CONCERTS Scottish Rite Cathedral MASONIC temple Margaret Tynes, Soprano NOVEMBER 18 19A2- »♦ P- m * Tickets: $3 30. $2 75. $2 20. SL» on Sale at; OM >**»?" Patrons of the Arts 340 Field of Moral. OES of 114 Erskine St. at John R. will launch a revised and expanded program for the coming year. Extensive ttudy and research by Greater Queen Esther, OES showed two special needs- of service to girls to enhance their effectiveness in developing the individual within the group. To meet these needs a separate program level has been developed far Junior High School girls, and the minimum age for membership has been lowered to 7 years. “Charity Ball” is the title of an event planned to launch this new program on December 23. lfKi2 from 3 p m. to 8 p. m. SCLC Starts State Unit In Alabama Representatives from fifteen towns and cities in the Sovereign State of Alabama gathered at the. First Baptist Church of Mont gomery of constitute a state wide affiliate of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The dele gates represented local civic and 1 civil rights organizations across the state who felt the need for some association and statewide! planning. SCLC’s president. Martin Luther King. Jr., presented the four-part prugram of SLSC as one of direct action against every vestige of segregation in American life, the attainment of the ballot for every Negro citizen, the spread of the philosophy of non-violence and leadership training through the Citizenship School Program. Rev. YVjatt Tee Walker discussed sev eral plans of organization and led ihe group in the election of a provisional slate of officers who will carry on during* the next IVw months until such time as a permanent Board can ho formed. Present at the meeting were f.ve students seeking aid in en rolling at the University of Ala bama. SCLC isipiite proud of this state wide unit in the place of its birth. SCLC began as an outgrowth of the Montgomery Improvement Association in 1957. It has grown to an organization of over 80! local affiliates and a southwide program reaching every Deep! South state. Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy charged the group with the re sponsibility to stand in taith be fore one of the hard-core segrega tionist governments and know that we shall overcome. Junior Goodwill ISth Annual Antiques Mart Women from all walks of life. housewives, career women, pro fessional women, society leaders and club women—eagerly await the opening on Sunday, November 11. of the Junior Goodwill An tiques Market at the Goodwill Building, 8522 Brush Forerunner each year of fes tive holiday parties, this event has established itself in the hearts of its regular patrons as an equal to any gals affair held in the me tropolitan Detroit area. Dramatic color and contour and bursting with beauty on every hand, the show holds a common interest for all. antiques. 3 William //. Oliver Honored ' ■ ' ' • • • v-v k JHPgf r% % mzr ™ " jfISHQK V jllv •; yM." *",. w&Mlmlgg Atty. James F. Estes, left, is shown presenting a plaque to Wil liam If. Oliver. Co-Director of the L AW CIO Fair Practice De» partmcnt. in a Testimonial Banquet in Mr. Oliver's honor Friday. Nov. 2 at the Great Lakes Insurance Bldg. Emil Mazey, secretary and treasurer of the UAW, looks on at riyht. ■ I? vsIN ES S WOMEN AT YOUNCiTOWN —The National As sociation of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., concluded its twenty seventh an nual convention at Youngtown last week, after having had one of the most successful sessions in the history of the organization. Above in upper panel, Mrs. Flo rence Allen Holmes, 3rd f. left, national president of the business interest group, is flanked, from left, by Moss 11. Kemlm. Wash ington, D. C. Pitman, Mrs. Kat herine Guldens. Youngtown ei ib president, Joe W illiams, I tie Cleveland Coca Cola Bottling Company, lb*. Deborah P. Wolfe, Department of Health. Education and Welfare, who was keynote speaker. Mrs Margaret Linton, convention chairman, anti Dargan Burns, public relations representu- 8 Jailed For Violating City Picketing Ordinance EDENTON, N. C—Civil rights leaders were jailed here after they violated anew city ordi nano- limiting peaceful picket in j They had announced that they would defy the ordinance. Eight were arrested for picket ing the Mitchener Drug Cos. store without a permit. They carried signs saying the picketing ordi nance was “unfair, unjust, and un constitutional.'' The drugstore i> owned by Kdenlon's Mayor John A Mitchener. Among those jailed was the K.*v. Frederick 11. La Garde, reg mnal representative of the South enr Christian Leadership Confe Senior Citizens Will Re-Register For Pass Cards Since the DSR began the senior citizen reduced tare program in 195(i, approximately 90.000 cards have been issued. At this tune, it is believed that only 45 50,000 of these are still in use. In order that DSR files of eligi ble permit holders may be brought up to date, it has been decided to re-register all persons before January 1. 1903. The reduced fare permit will be in t fleet for two years at which time it will be necessary to re register agin 'lhe re-registration will be held on November 13 through 17 a Cobo Hall in room 2043. The room is located at the southwest corner il the second (street) level at the hall. Registration will take place I>< tween 9:30 a m and 1:30 p m. ..iany. Simply bring >our old card, .it fore the new card is used, a 1" x 1 1 »” front face identification .mturc must be attached. Appli cants niui.l be 05 years of age or dder. Major Cavanagh is deeply con •erned wth the probleips id senior citizens. For this reason lie has appointed a special committee to lu oy ail the senior citizen pro grams and facilities and to ic oinmend improvements. During the DSR registration Jobo Hall, displays will be set up by city departments and pri .ale agencies which are concerned .vith senior citizen program. The displays and the materials lo be distributed will highlight ill the facilities available to our e-nior cit ; zens and should prove very helpful. tivo. Sohio Oil Company. Cleve land. Mr. Kendrix. Mr. Williams and Mrs. Burns were partici pant in public relation work shop held prior to the making of this photo. Below, with Mi's. Holmes, are a group of product representatives whose companies contributed in various ways to the convention. From left, the men arc Mr. Kendrix, William Fuller man, Coca-Cola Bottling Company rencc (SCLC), Atlanta He is pas tor off irst Baptist Church here. The others were freed under bond, hut Mr. La Garde stayed m jail as part of nonviolent di rect action (N. V. I). A ) against segregation He had received a vote of confidence from members of his church. The Rev. Milton Reid, Peters burg, Va , Virginia state presi dent of SCLC, was lit re to assist hose defying the ordinance. He and Mr. La Grade urged friends throughout the country to pro test to Mayor Mitchener and to Gov Terry Sanford, Raicigh, N. C. Protests were sent to these of eials by Dr. Janies A. Dombro.v vki, New Orieans, executive di rector of the Southern Conferem * education Lund (SCEF), in b'dtaif A Bishop Kdgar A Love, Balu nore, SCKF president. Legal assistance wap sent I y the Rev Wyatt Tec Walker. Al ania, adnunstrative assistant > Di Martin Lutncr King. Jr., St ! ' 1 president T fits aid was provith i through the Gandhi Society 1. r Human Rights. William M. Kun stlcr and Clarence Jones arrv< as representatives of the Gand n Society to assist in the legal eh: lenge to the ordinance. The night before the pickets were arrested. 75 young peop marched through the downtou v area in silent protest against t • ordinance, which was adopted after an upsurge in N V D here The marchers were incinbt of the Youth Council of SCLC < i Northeastern North Cardin headed by .lames Dillard. Plans to defy the ordinal had been announced in a sta‘ mint by Mr La Garde; Norm- L. Brinkley, local NAACP pr> • dent, and Golden A. Frinks, civ. I nght> leader in this area. Friio • was recently jailed as a res - (i his participation in N. V. D ‘ but is free pending appeal. There were ripples in Virgii : as a result of Mr Reid’s woi wuh the protesters in Edento.i The minister said that polic • in Petersburg arc intimidating members id hi' congregation. Hy ing to get them to remove hi n as pastor ui First Baptist Church there. Mr Reid said the police are tell ing his parishioners that he is immoral, radical, and otherwi " unfit to be their pastor The minister said that he and the people in Edenton will not In stopped by such tatties but w;'l continue N V D A until C\* ordinance is taken off the books The ordinance is seen as i forerunner to others elsewhere n he South unless it is repealed. of Youngtown. James Avery. Hum ble Oil Company, New York, Fyro Saiteh, Philip Morris Company, New York. Mr Burns. Wendell Alston. Humble Oil Company. N« w- York, and Joe Makel, Christian Brothers. New York. Plaques and trophies seen in photo were do nated by Carnation Company. Los Ange le s, and the Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, as awards for the youth program of the associa tion.