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SATURDAY, MAY 15, 19 43
Mebane News
Fly .lonovlove Richmond
Pvt. Robert Perlshson of
Bethel, N. C., nod Camp Leo, Va,.
is visiting Miss Dot Ilolt over
the week-end.
Miss Bernice and Emma John
son of Louisburg, N. C., came
home for the Rummer holidays
after finishing .High school there
last week.
Miss Annie G. Hunter of Shaw
University spent the week-end
in Mebane with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. James Hunter.
Mr. John 0. Tennlr of Char
lotte, spent the week-end in
Mr. Howard Tennlr and son
of Philadelphia, Pa., spent the
week-end in Mebane.
Miss Maoy L. Tennlr, of
Mebane left. Saturday for White
Plains, N. Y.
Mr. John C., Howard, Mrs.
Golden and Patience Tennlr and
Nora Hughes spent Sunday after
noon in Roxboro visiting Mr.
and Mrs*. IT. Mitchell.
Church News
Sunday School, 9:30, Church
Service 11:00 and 8:00. BTU
The pastor, Rev. A. D. Logan,
of Kannapolis filled his regular
place at the First Baptist Church
lie used as his subject, “A
Mother's Son.”
The visitors at the First Bap
tist Church were Mr. Jack Comp
ton and Mrs. Susie Malone and
Bertha Vincent of the Presby
terian Church.
Grocers in rurAl areas in North
Carolina who have been refus
ing to sell dried and dehydrated
soups without the surrender of
ration points are reminded by
the fond rationing division of
OPA that these soups must be
sold point free, as they havo
been completely removed from
the rationing program.
5 Women
I at once
| Dick's Laundry
i ■
Di*. Reel os Presents
International Star of Stage
Sei*een and Radio and tho
Sunset Royal Orchestra
Thursday, May 27th
Valaida Snow will toll about
her life In A German Concen
tration Camp.
Adv. Tickets SI.OO/
At Door ?t.25
New Dormitories Built for D. C.
War Workers
One of the 000 skilled workers employed in the construction of
Wake and Midway Halls, new dormitories for 1,000 Negro women war
workers in Washington, D, C. ‘The million-dollar job was recently com
pleted by Samuel Plato, Negro contractor.
Pfc. William Nelson of Fort
Meade, Md.. spent, a four day
leave from camp, visiting Miss
H. E. Dondon and her parents.
Mr. Frank Scott was given a
party in his honor Tuesday
night when his mother, Mrs.
Bessie Scott, enteretained at her
home at 801 South Cedar street.
Mr. Scott leavps Thursday to
join the armed forces. Games
were played throughout the
evening. ,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Robert Smith of
150 West McCullouch street,
gave a birthday party for
Novarro and Gertrude Smith.
Tl»e colors were pink and green.
A large number of boys and
girls attended.
N. A. A. C. P. will have their
regular meeting next Tuesday
evening, at 8 p. m., May 18th, at
the St.. James Presbyterian
Miss Minnie Gilmer, daughter
of Rev. and Mrs. D. J. Gilmer
is here from Boston, visiting
her parents.
Capt. James Z. Ingram’ son of
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. C. Ingram of
Guilford College, is now station
ed in Africa.
A single night raid of 1,000
bombers over tho Rhineland
calls for $375,000 worth of gaso
line plus a million dollars for
bombs dropped, and an average
of 11 million dolars as the cost
of planes lost through enemy
Negro stage ami screen celebri
ties who witnessed the launching
of the SS George Washington
Carver at the Richmond, Cal.,
Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser
Company this week lauded the
contributions of the celebrated
scientist to his country and its
war effort.
Todd Duncan, star of "Porgy
and Bess,” now making a two
weeks run in San Francisco, de
clared :
“George Washington Carver
was a simple man, a great and
wise man. lie knew so well the
secret of the sol! of America.
I am very proud that his name
graces the prow of a fighting
Liberty Ship.
i ”1 like to feel that there is
|n wonderful comparison with the
j work Dr. Carver did and tho
vital jol) the SS George Wasli-
I Ingtott Carver is going to do.
! From tin* soil in* loved, this ship
of steel will soon slide trium
phantly into tlie water. With
the mind of this revered Negro
scientist, earth and water per
formed miracles. Let us pray
that tliis new ship will help to
living us victory sooner, that
it will he blessed with the spirit
of tliis great man and the hopes
lof ail American Negroes, fight
ling for the complete freedom
of the world, a freedom upon
which this Democracy is founded.
Mr. Duncan had appeared in
concert at Tuskegee Institute
three times and knew Dr. Car
ve: well.
Bill (Dojangles) Robinson
whose “Born Happy” revue open
ed in San Francisco recently, de-*
“George Washington Carver
is a real lasting credit to the
Negro race, a great scientist,
and an Intellectual man of note.
If lie had lived, ills scientific
knowledge would have boon in
-1 valuable in this all-out war *f
fort. Mr. Carver and Mrs. Mary
Bethune hold with Booker T.
Washington tho highest places
in the history of American
Negroes. This new Liberty Ship
lias a name that would lie an
honor to any ship.” . |
Other theatrical celebrities 1
witnessing the launching includ-l
ed Katherine Dunham who re
cently opened with her dance
group at the Hotel Mary Hop
kins in San Francisco. The SS
George Washington Carver was
Sponsored by Lena Horne sing
ing screen star who was chosen
for the honor by the United
Negro Labor Committee.
Through U. S. Army measures
for conserving rubber, the use
of crude rubber in war materials
has been reduced by 45 per
cent, nnd at many posts, camps,
and stations animal-drawn ve
hicles are used in certain jobs
to save tires.
It takes about 400,000 Nazi
occupation troops in Norway to
hold down that country’s popu
lation of approximately three
million inhabitants.
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Preparations are no w
being made to advertise
property on which 1942
City of Greensboro taxes
have not been paid.
i To avoid advertising and
advertising costs pay
ment must be received by
Tuesday, May 18,1943
City Tax Collector
American golfers are urged by
their national association to ex
plore the possibilities of using
parts of golf courses for Victory
Gardens, without, digging up
valuable turf fairways, greens,
or tees.
Distribution by mail of 120
million copies of War Ration
Book 3, with application cards,
will involve the biggest, single
mailing job ever handled by the
Post Office.
Dutch guerrillas still operat
ing in the island of Timor pub
lish their own newspaper on
paper marked, "Made in Japan”.

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