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Keep Up With the Times!
VOL. 11, NO. 26
His Excellency
Edwin Barclay
President of
Liberia Honored
At Capital
His Excellency, Edwin Bar
clay, President of the Republic
of Liberia, was feted by Negro
civic, social, professional and
educational leaders Saturday,
May 29, at a luncheon at the
Lucy Diggs Slowe Hall In Wash
ington, D. C.
Joining more than luu Negro
guests at the luncheon were
representatives of the State De
partment, other Government
agencies and officials of the
District of Columbia .
in presenting President Bar
clay to the distinguished audi
ence and offering a toast in his
honor, Dr. Emmett J. Scott,
Chairman of the Committee on
Invitation, said:
“In paying tribute today to
the Chief Executive of the Re
public of Liberia, and to the
President-Elect of that coun
try as well, \,'e are honoring
distinguished guests of the
President of the United States
and of the Nation.
“Liberia is one of the United
Nutions now allied in the war
against Imperialistic aggression.
“In this war, as nearly 25
years ago, she has joined the
forces of civilization and liberty
for the extension of the Four
Freedoms, under the Atlantic
Charter, to the weuker peoples
of the world.
“Her civilization is patterned
after the ideals of our Ameri
can system of government. Her
founding wus attended by much
the same trials and tribulations
as confronted the colonists who
lunded at Jamestown and at
“The Republic has overcome
domestic and International diffi
culties and triumphantly has
taken its honored place as a
member of the great family of
"As a member of the Ameri
can Commission to Liberia in
which helped to slove
some of the tragic problems of
that unhappy period, when her
sovereignty was menaced by
foreign aggression to me, all
of this is gratification unbound
"The twelve years of Mr. Bar
clay’s presidency have brought
stability and prosperity to the
Liberian peoples, and give
promise that permance of gov
ernment and the happiness of
his people will continue.
"We here today offer him
and his prospective successor,
our felicitations, and the as
surance of our continued inter
est and support in every way we
(Continued On Page Six)
Otha Kirk, comely office manager of the National CIO Committee for .American and Allied War Relief’s
Detroit branch, who has won applause for her distinct efficiency. 'I ruth of the matter is, at least a
half-dozen union organizations in the Auto City would like to do some polite abur pirn mg to secure
• services. Miss Kirk, a popular figure in labor circles, was educated in Detroit and aorked pre
witlt the Michigan Unemployment Commission. She coniesses to a love for hnr* ck ndmg.
L. E. Reynolds Elected Head of
Negro Elks of North Carolina
Mr. L. E. Reynold of Greens
boro, wus elected state president
of the Negro Elks at the twenty
third unnuanl convention which
was held in Wilson, Muy 27-28.
Mr. Reynold has pledged to the
state of North Carolina to In
crease the Elk's membership.
He has served as Ist vice presi
dent for three years. He says
what we need Is "more brother
ly love," he says he intends to
The State’s car owners and
motorcycle owners may renew
their present basic gasolines
("A” und "D” coupon hooks)
by mail. The OPA has not yet
completed plans for the distri
bution, but they will be announc
ed soon.
On January 1, there were 25
million A ration books for
passenger cars in the bands of
consumers, (i,4UU,OOU of the
B books, and 3.600,000 C books.
see that it Is carried out with
Soft Ball Season
j Opens At Windsor
On June Bth
T h e Windsor Community
Center opens it’s soft hall sea
! son June 8.
We have four teams at the
I present in the senior league
j These teams are as follows.
I Partners, Old Maud, Coca-Cola,
j und the Warnersville Tigers.
I The Banner team is under
! the management of Charlie
| Sellers and Captained by Harold
j Cotton. The Coca-Cola team is
I managed by Horace Frazier and
j Vernon Evans is the field cup
i tain. The Old Maud teum is
I under the guidance of Gilbert
Laurie and James Booker. The
Warnersville Tigers are coached
j and directed by T. D. Wooten.
Dr. C. C. Steward’s office
nurse, Mrs. M. L. Reynolds, R.
N., who is a patient at Richard
son Memorial hospital is im
proving nicely.
J. F. Moore, Jr., is gone to
, Baltimore Md., to join the
armed foices.
Read The Future (hitlook!
C. L 0. To Held
Meet Here
Eight handled and eighty
seven I. O. unions of North
America joined in the light this
mouth to force baseball mo
guls to let down the racial
harriers and accept colored
players on their teams.
This i stand of the C. 1. O.
unions is to he commended. By
being In the C\ I. O. Colored
workers can help in the name
of the four freedoms for Amer
ican hoys of all races, colors,
and creeds, who are fighting
and ’dying Jor democracy to
establish real democracy of
opportunity in America.
The textile workers are
formulating plans to organize
i, (’. l, o. union for the labor
ing people in Greensboro.
The C. I. O. stands for total
mobilization of all of our re
sources including mobilization
of the Negro people by destroy
ing discrimination that now
keeps them out of a full place
in our country. Ihe
C. 1. t). objective is to give labor
fair wages.
We find a great number of
our people disbanding their
homes and going North where
the C. I. O. union is now in act
ion. We the committee of Greens
boro feel that since this is a
national movement, has been
endorsed by President Roose
velt. that if such an association
Is established among the com
mon laborers of Greensboro, it
would bring about a better pi at
tire of democracy. We are ask
ing you when the committee
calls a meeting to discuss the
policy of the C. I. O. and what
it would mean to us, we would
appreciate every person to join
in the meeting and share such
ideas that would help such inter
est and help establif I.
O. union in Greensboro.
Persons seeking sugar for
home canning were asked by
Elmer Yost, chairman of the
local War Price and Rationing
Board, to use stamps 15 and 16
in War Ration Book One be
fore applying to the hoard for
Sugar. These stamps are valid
for five pounds each for home
canning. He,added, however, that
persons who have already been
granted 25 pounds of sugar, the
top limit allowed any one per
son, cannot use the stamps for
more sugar, nor can a retailer
accept them. The amount grant
ed by the board is marked on
tlie front cover of the rutlon
A munitions plant which
started serving its worker!
lunches at noon found the pra<
the cut absenteeism 19 per con
doe to improved health.

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