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Officials Review 39 Work At Delta Cooperative Farm Good Health Is Point Stressed Among Farm Securit / Administration Families V- . . > v . -*%, ’; •' Jr ' i - i %:'■ !«■■ •: The Kiiftn' Security Administra tion loiym mat moi-u failures among families on its program sot giving low-income farmers a new start resulted from illness—malaria, hookworm, pellagra, tuberculosis thousands of Farm Security Ad As Haitian President Was Bid Farewell bP- ' ’M.- 1 ■>. -. ... 1 ’ vN PRESIDENT VINCENT President Stertio Vincent of the i Uck Republic of Haiti, is shown nere receiving a bon voyage handL hake from Secretary of State Cordell Hull at the steps of his private car at the Union Station, Washington as he departs for New Wrecker Uncovers $12,900 KANSAS CITY. Mo.—<ANP> i Local police this week were con- ! fronted with a tough problem, for they must decide who is to be given ownership of a fortune of $12,900 1 in bills* *,-An& if dime about in an j odd way. Last Wednesday, Joseph Johnson, | 70-year-old laborer, was cleaning j bricks as workers tore down an ’ old house. As he worked, a cornice collapsfict. and peering into the opening, his eyes opened wide m amazement as they fell upon a small IJn box. ' Brushing away the grime and dust, he opened the box. felt his b'ood pressure go lip another notch as he beheld wo bundles of bills : large old-fashioned kind. Johnson rushed home with Ins find, counted' the money—a total liR. CADE DIFTS CHICAGO - Dr Fred Cad. prominent physician here so- 1 rv enty'years, died at his Wot d iavß home 'following a heart- a! - t. tk Dr. Cade, i popular member ; v-t Omega Psi J u Laterally. wa rn: outstwr.d.ng s<x-ial and civic leader j COLORED XI RKE APPOINTED SCOTCH PLAINS, N. J iANP>— F . init appointment of Miss Mary F'la Jones to the nursing staff of Bonnie Burns Tuberculosis Sani tarium, marked the first time such an appointment has been made. ministration families now receive medical aid and health instruction through the Farm Security Admin istration medical care program provided for them in cooperation with local medical societies. Upper left: Nurse Lillie McCor York City where he stopped a I *.lav at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel before lteturnLig to his native land. Edgar G. Brown, president iof the United Government Em ployees, is pictured at right, oth ers 1 to r are Elsie Lescot, minister 1 of Haiti to the linked States, i of $12,900. in bills of SI,OOO, SSOO .V ! SIOO denomination. Trailed by po lice, the aged laborer was found. ! but under questioning said he had j given the money to a friend, Mrs. j Kathryn Williams. Police recovered Meet The King And Queen ■ • •- _ j When Johnson C. Smith university of Charlotte, N. CL, held its recent homecoming, the student body de parted from convention allowing girt students to choose the king and male students the queen. Those selected were Miss Ethel Evangeline Martin of Columbia. S. as Queen t* _ " • ~ xixSi ■ >.-' .v V <?;. •' * ?|/1B ■ ; - v;: ' ruW - *"4^1111 SSWtokl^'^^xjllSßgqk^ ... ■■&% PROTECTINfiRURAL- HEALTH mick assists in an examination at Flint River Farms. Georgia. Lower left: mothers at Gee’s Bend, Ala bama. waiting for advice at tne project clinic. Center: Nurse Annie Shamburg tells a young sufferer Under-Secretary Stunner Welles, j Captain Daniel Callahan. IVesi denl Roosevelt’s naval aide and other state department ollieials. President Vincent dined on Tues day with President Roosevelt at the White House. the money and must now- decide its ownership. Johnson is relying on the “losers, finders, keepers,“ rule and the legal axiom: “Possession is nine points of the law.” His friends hope he will win out. Bovina and Avon Xyanza Williams of Knoxville, Tenn., .as King Tau rus. Shown in tile photograph I to r are William Oliver, Miss Ednaw How/.e, King Taurus, President H. L. McCrorey, Queen Bovina. Miss E'vangeline Yarborough and Chas. E. Stevenson.— (ANP). n THE PHOENIX INDEX. PHOENIX. ARIZONA from pellagra how milk, eggs, and 1 fresh vegetables will prevent and cure the disease. Upper center: gardens which provide an ample variety of protective foods are or* of the few strings on Farm Securi- : ty Administration loans. Upper ; Pasadena Wins f)ver Race Group In Jim-Crow Case Sought Wrong Legal Remedy, Judge Rules ; LOS ANGELES—(ANP) ln a court opinion the results of which was to give at least temporary vic tory to Pasedena in its fight, to prevent Negroes from using its I swimming pools freely, Superior Judge Clement D. Nye last. Thurs day held that plaintiffs in she case which has been perilling iit ce last fall had sought the wrons- legal remedy and that their case must fail on that account. Tne judge ruled that an injunction should have been sought instead of a writ of mandate. Explaining the decision At-ty. Thomas L. Griffith, Jr., who repre sented the plaintiffs, pointed out that he had followed well estab lished precedents in seeking a *wric of mandate and that the courts have held that it is the proper manner of procedure. He also said that he had filed a motion for a new trial and that a hearing on the motion had been set for Jan 3 The attorney also stressed tht point that Judge Nye-s decision was not based upon the merits of the case at all but simply upon a legal technicality and said that if neces sary the question would b epresent ed to the supreme court in an ef fort to clarify the law and clear the path for a decision on the question of whether or not Cali fornia cities have a right to dis criminate against Negroes in the use of swimming pools. The case arose out of the rule established by Pasadena limiting use of the pool to Negroes' or Tuesdays only except where Tues day happened to be a holiday m which ; case another day was awarded to Negroes. The city argued that it had a light to make such a rule on the theory that swimming is a “social right” as distinguished from a “legal right" and that a city is em powered under those circumstances to set aside certain days for the use of certain groups of citizens. Contesting this argument the plaintiffs asserted before Judge Nye that California cities have no right to make any distinctions be tween citizens and that all racial groups must be given free access j to any facilities operated by tiv j city. | As a result of the law suit, Pasr- ; dena citizens and those in sur rounding citizens have been en gaged in a bitter and vicious cam - . paign to restrict homes against u* i and occupancy by Negroes in an effort to make those cities “117 white.” Thar, campaign has reaL. 1 I ed large proportions with marv civic organizations participating in the drive. A similar question was before the ; IjOs Angeles courts several year' j ago and Judge Walter S. Gales J ruled that the city lacked power ro : discriminate i n the use of swim- j ming facilities. Ho made his m.- i ing in sustaining the application j for a writ of mandate, the same ■ legal remedy found faulty by j Judge Nye, v *-* rl«gy? - p^V^^rwl^^w¥ Euytf -y^,H %MBHft.~< v. '•, y ■>fo«33^M£S>^gAffliyj}^> 4 .V’.'f'- ri» BBMMilliilMßiliMi 'm9&Wsk f jSk •■ right: baby’s weigh! and diet a*, cheeked regularly at this clinic forty miles from the nearest urban center. Lower right: many farm moth ers have to leave the care of their e NOTE* —YOUR question will he answered FREE in this column ONLY when you include a clipping, of this column and sign your full name, birthdate, and correct address to your fetter For a "Private Reply” . . . send only (25c) and a selt-addressea stamped envelope for my new ASTROLOGY READING and receive hy return mail FREE ADVICE on (.1) Questions. Sena all letter: to: ABBE WALLACE care of l’nfi SCOTT NEWSPADRR SYNDICATE. U 0 Auburn Atlanta G* MY NEW 1940 ASTROLOGY READINGS ARE READY A. P. C- —I wish to work and to help my children through school and I wish to know if I will get work and be able to do this during 1940? Ans: Your first duty is to help educate your children. In order to do this you must find outside work. It seems to me that you should ap ply in person around at various restaurants and business places the down town district and you can get work in some building or restaurant. H. J. L. —My husband believes he is fixed. Is he? Ans: No. He just doesn’t like to stay home evenings and uses this s an excuse to get out. P. S.—Our church was sprinkled recently. There was powder in every nook and corner and I wish to know' what purpose this powder was put there and is there any thing to it? Ans: Some member of the church had the powder put there, but there is absolutely no harm tlfat can come from this source. There is no cause for worry on the part as any member, as this powder 'ould not influence anyone in any way. ’. L. W.—l am "having trouble ith my eyes. The doctor told me i was my blood but when he test d it. it was alright. Now he doesn't o anything. Wh a t should I do? ms: Consult with an EYE SPE IALIST and have your eyes reated. The condition is getting no etter ami you should not think of on tinning on without medical aid. v. M. M.—My husband's mother reals me so dirty and mean and want to know if she likes me. It .orries me so much and I don’t now what, to do about her acting his way. Ts 'she making me sick? ins: The logical thing for you and our husband to do is to get se- I'IBLISHES BOOK OF POEMS GUTHRIE. Okla. (ANP)—“Lisp ing Leaves”, a new book of poetry by Miss Ida Rowland, instructor m psychology at Langston univer sity, lias just been released by the Publishers. Miss Rowland attended Omaha university where she re ceived her B. A and M A de grees , babies to young children. Moth ers are encouraged to bring these young helpers to the clinics for in struction in making beds, bathing the baby, and care of bottles. A doll is being used to illustrate how the baby should be handled. parate apartments from your mother-in-law if possible. She doesn't dispise. you..but she just doesn't- seem to understaaid you very well and that of course Is em barrassing for you. She certainly hasn’t done anything to you that would cause you to have headaches, go to the doctor. M. C. L.—Please tell me if T will be successful in getting the pro perty our grandmother left us oi not? Ans: Arrange to get legal aid in orner to cie.*r up the lilies io this property. The three heirs will eventually get the property and it should he attended to just as soon as possible as there will be taxes tnd other things connected with L.is property that will have to be cleared up. R. M. C.— fs this girl crazy about me or just wants my money? She wants me to pay her a visit Xmas and I want to know if I should go or not? Ans: She likes you and likes the good time that you show her also. Arrange to visit with her for you will he able to enjoy yourself. This girl isn’t in love with you, as she doesn’t get to s?e you enough to know whether she cares or not. J. H. C. —I have been going- with n married woman almost all year. Her hosnand sent for her to come to Houston, Texas. Now she said if 1 would send for her she would come to me. Should 1 do this? vns no. let tier entirely atone. She has a husband and could get ainng well villi him if sin* would leave off her outside friends. The Last thing for you to do is to choose a young lady who docs not have a husband. L. L. —Will I be successful in get ting the job that lias been promis ed me around the first of thp year? Ans: Disappointment awaits you hi connection with this job. Although it is indicated to me that yon will find work of a different nature around the fifteenth of January. You will be in a position to save j some money on the new job. I wish all my readers a very very nappy Holiday season and a Prosperous Year during 1940. _ _ 7 A Enterprises Are Lights Os Hope RIOCHDA LE, Miss—' ANP» Of ficials of the Delta Cooperative Farm here this week reviewed the work accomplished the past year by members of the cooperatives and social welfare workers interested m improving the health, prosperity and living conditions of the work r.s and their families. The Delta Cooperative Farm of ficials explained, was organized in the spring of 1936 to aid a few of the poorest economic elai-s in An:erica, the Southern sharecrop pers and day laborers. According to government statistics, tire income of these people ranges from SIBO to $306 per year. This is the total cross income for an entire family. Many of these people, numbering ail told irom twelve to fifteen mil lion, are forced to begin work in '.he cotton field at tire age of live or six and live almost entirely without the benefit, of education, medical care, or religious instruc tions. SYMBOL OF HOPE Tlie cooperative enterprise which begin with the Delta Cooperative Farm and now includes tire Province Cooperative Farm, and a cooperative creamery, affect only a very small number of these people, but the enterprise has heroine one symbol of hflpe for them. The farms are organized as producer? cooperatives in which member: work, together and share the fruits of their labor according to the amount, of work, Good: are purchased at Rochdale con sumers* cooperative stores of which the first has a record of patronage dividends of about 9 percent for the past two years. Credit is ob tained irom a credit cooperative operated by the people themselves From the beginning, the acute need of medical care, both foi farm members and those in the surrounding country was felt by all interested in the fayms. In the first, year of the Delta Cooperative Farm, a young- trained nurse, Mis* Lindsay Hall, now Mrs. A. E. Cox volunteered her services withou charge. Her support was- later as sumed by the Presbyterian churcl USA. With a modest donatipi Irom another friend, a two-story clinic was built from lumber usee and sawed on the farm. CLINIC STARTED IN 193 K In 1938 a young physician, Dr David Minter, became a resident •physician it the Delta Cooperativ Farm where he has made the clin ic a center for medical work, ifc one- month's time the clinic ha ministered to over 600 individuals. With a miscrocopc given by th ..udents of Berea College he rum about ten tests daily which are o particular help in diagnosing ma laria, one of the chief scourages os the low Delta area. Weekly Dr. M nter and Mrs. Cox hold a lueti clinic for which 150 are now reg istered. Materials for this treat ment of syphilitics are now fur nished by rhe county, but the work was begun long before any aid wa. received. Another need of equal important has been that of general education supplementing the State program ' both for children and adults a Rochdale. Negro children are giv en less than five months of school ing per year. Many of the adults on the farm and in the surround ing community have been deniei almost all education opportunity. COMMUNITY CHURCH PROJECT The need is especially felt ir the field of religion as the whiti sharecropper is one of the mos unchurched groups in the country and the general level of Negrc church life in the cotton belt is with some exceptions, such as no to commend religion to thoughtfu members of the race, in a partia effort to meet this need, a com munity church was organized a Rochdale which opens its door alike to Negroes and whites. Suci results as have been secured, how ever, have been in no small meas ure to the director of religious ed ucation, Miss Dorothy Fisher, wm volunteered for service a Rochdal a year ago. Mias Fischer was for merly in charge of the nationa. young people’s work for the Epis copal church. She preaches in the community church, directs relig ious education, keeps books forth. credit cooperative, is organizer anc adviser to the women’s garmen making department, manages th staff house cooperative, and carriet on correspondence lor the farm. Cured T-B Victim Leads Week Os Xmas Seal Selling ATLANTA. Ga.—(SNS) A cured victim of tuberculosis v ho is working in llie 1939 Christ mas Sea) sale by the Atlanta Tu berculosis Association, led all other Vo'kers Vn during Ihe week, according to reports made at T-B headquarters on Fo-rest Avenue last Thursday night. Officials ’of the campaign re vealed that at the half-way mark of this year’s campaign, workers have accounted for approximately as much finance this year as was SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1939 He’s Linguist Ren I". Uarruthpfs, ftiHtnrctw in mam-e in Tillages ;U Howard Unl ;entity and farmer associate pro essor of romance languages at lil ton coll gc. Texas, has been tci.fl io sigma Delta Pi. national onorary Soaalsh socictv and Pi elta Phi, national honorary l-cncb society by chapters at the 'nivcrsit.i of Illinois. Ken Washington To Turn Professional L-OS ANGELES—(A N P)—Pro kid fans will soon have the ’Lance to see Ken Washington ’ieat UCLA halfback in action. it was learned here this week with announcement that the -Treat, ifhlete had signed on the c.otted ne to play professional football. Ken was represented by hie un ’le, Roscoe Washington, who is his usiness agent. The contract, signed with Larrj Snnbrock, local promoter, calls for :we games at SI,OOO a game, the contest dales—Dcmir.ber 31 anc 1 anuaiy 14. The grid star was eportedly given SI.OOO when he gned the contract will receive lie second SI,OOO before the ist game is piaytd. The games i which Washington will play .ad net been announced at last fek-end City-Wide Pastors Institute Closed WASHINGTON. D G\—<S N S) -Tlie City-Wide Leidersip Train ing lnsl it'lle for Christian Work :• s and Ministers held at the Mt. Carmel Eap.ist Church, Rev W. H. Jernagin, pastor, under the auspices of the National Sunday School and Bp list Training Union Congress closed Sunday with ap propriate recognition service and granting of awards. Courses in Juntrr, Senior B.A.U. anc. intermediate B. Y. P. U. were taught under the leadership of Prot. E W. D. Isaac, Corres ponding Secretary of the National B.Y.P U. Board, Nashville, Tenn., :nd a special class held daily for ministers taught by Dr. J. T Brown of Nashville Battle Hill Thanks Those Who Made Tree Event Success ATLANTA, Ga.-—(SNS>— Last Tuesday afternoon, the chil !ren of Battle Hill Preventorium eceived many gifts from friends *nd clubs as the Christmas tree celebration was held. Officials and recipients have expressed gratefulness- to those who contributed to make the ai fair a success. Those who contributed were. Child's Bible Class, Silent Sixteen, Rush Memorial, St. Paul. St. John, and First Presbyterian churches: Miss Margaret Mitchell, novelist; Mrs. Sudie Howard, Gordon Street Business Women’s Club, Miss Mar tha Hyde and Sellers Brothers Fu neral Home. secured in the entire drive in 1938 The Jones and Company, seal sellers in the Atlanta public school system, heaaed by Mrs. M. Agnes Jones, led other divisions ii sales lor the week ending Thursday night . Andrews and Company was second, while the Thomas and Company, of DeKulb County, was third. In its benefit dance at the Top Hat Thursday night, the Johnson and Company. sellers in the northeast section, reports success.