San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, December 18, 1959 Page: 3 of 8
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UN ANTONIO MKU
' Ike Aieni-tated Nrire Fita
By LUXX VntOIL OVSSBSA
FOr Ihf Associated Ntfro Presa
TOP 35: PINAL PlOftXIV RATHfOS
pinCAQO—The PiRHkin Huddle, in its last release on a hec
tie 1959 xeason of gridiron cavorting, give* it* final aea-
*n rankmps of the first 25 predominantly Negro college teams.
In a season in which only one major team had a perfect
record, and no major team went through the season without at
I nut one victory, I'lorliln iinlifiiiilji.
A. tnd ty. Itattlrr. were uiidl«|iule<l I _
' 0ftc^ Ed Hurt of Morgan—one of f I
he truljr great of Negro col-*
H'gQ football poaching—hid a minor-1"
awe 1-410 final season. l
l'nul's had a .'1-4-0 record, the I
frwt fop the tiny school, in many
1. Florida A and M
2. Tennessee Htate ,,
4. 1 rairie View ....
A and T
[J. Mori Ik Brown ....
T. ''Vsnji Hon (hern ,,
W. \jr;i:i!n I'tiion ,,
11. I.ijicoln (.Mo.) ...
12 Maryland State ..
The 1000 member*lii|i drive of the
Knn Antonio Nezro rbnmlier of com'
nierre «nn to lie luunrlwd, Thurnday
night, !>«■. 10, it the chamber*! Tffu-
.Inr monthly meeting.
To uild Impetti* to the mrmberiihip
effort, the iliniiibor I'lnn* fo hold
open hoiim- nt next month'* meeting,
to hi- lielil Thurwlny eveninr, .Inn. 14,
nt which refreiilinientii will be nerved.
Memlieriiliip i-erile will be luueil to
nil pi-mum who, prior to the meeting,
hnil paid their 1IHKI memherihip (een.
Tin- bi-nernl | hi iii i t- in being urgeil
to lit lend, mid become nrquainted
with the i-hnnilier of commerre pro*
gram, and Mm plana for Han Antonio
ranch-type home at 1207 Wjet 28th elrle (labs and *tbrr organiMtlon.
itr««t. It coat I hem 138,000. The)
hits a ll-jear-itld adopted son, Clyde,
MM. Bates, the formar Dgiay Get
W. was tors la Hnttif. Ark., in
1M . Hduoaled |p the public achoola
of Huttlg, she Istar received a degree
from Philander Smith and Shorter
(Continued on I'age 8.)
Win Two of Three
rS| ec.ul to Sun Antonio fleeter)
WASIIIXOTON, 1>. r Howard
university's Kappa Sigma debating
fpriiii last week won nine of ten de-
bates and the individual public s|>enk-
hg f-ompetition. to capture two of tlireo
trophies awarded at the sixth annual
international debate tournament held.1.11* university were William Gutbrle,
nt the I'niversity of Rochester* Kap-j executive dean of students; and Deana
111 Sigma win one of :I5 IcaniB rep- Mylin Itona nnd Christine Y. Conway,
respiting 32 college* in northeast.! th « viu-n in ,u. ....„i .1
mi.' Atlantic and mi.lwc.tern etuti-,.! Th*-^AlP'eadera urged the uni-
t oiched by Dr. Osborn T. Small-jvennt)r tq issue a policy
wood, associate professor of English,'statement regarding race and reli-
ilie Howard debaters won a trophy [gion in university approved off-cam-
(Continued from Page 1.)
Miss Serena K. Davis, NAACP field
secretary for Ohio; Rev. L. L. Dicker-
son, president of the Cplumbus
branch; and Mrs. Dorothy Kirstbaum
and Miss Mary .lane Patterson, bolh
of the Columbus brunch. Representing
v jn?. d'l""i"fi rkl l,,"rTl'", ')b« ■'' "H* 'he |K i
N seatley. n college of liberal art* .. A .. *
junior from San Francis. was ,,on that t,,e university would not
iiuanled a trophy .in bent individual iwue such a racial policy stutement
piMic sjieaker. In the latter competi
1.1*1. one repre^enuuive was enterwl
from each of the participating kcIiooIm.
The Howard negative team won itn
five debate* and (he nffirinnlive team
won four of its five debates. The res-
uluLon ,wa* "That con^rexs should
iw gi\en the power to rererfe deci-
>• nis of the Supreme court.*' Nega-
tive team member* were Wheat ley
11 nil L.i*c:illes Afidcr*ou, libernl arts
*"U:or. Affirmative team members,
I' th liberal arts sophomore* from
Petrrft, Mich., were Conrad Harper,
ami Antb.my Campbell.
The third tropfiy. for l e*t Individ-
nnl debater, wa* awarded (o .lames
Orr, of Heton Hall univer*ity, N.
J. Other awards were: second place
t a«, Fordhnm unirersity. New York
but would continue to seek voluntary
agreement to provide non-discrimina-
tory off-campu* housing. Dean lluth-
rie nl*o expre**ed oppobition to
pro|Mi <nl for legixlutive sunctions
against discrimination in housing.
Kef una] of the university official
to issue 11 policy *tn(ement "was l
dodge of it* responsibility to exercise
leadership iu thi* matter." Dr. Levy
chnr^l. Further, lie aid, the uni-
versity position is iu conflict with
Gov, DiSalle's announced policy of
iiou-diKcriminution iu state institu-
The NAACP, Alls# Davis declared,
^Continued from Fact 1.)
Braunfela and Crosby. Banks bus
tained |1S0 damages; the barricade,
Lawrence L. Lindsay, .30, 1018
Dreias, was booked for negligent col
lislon, driving while intoxicated, run-
ning a stop sign, and using abuaive
language, early Thursday morning,
December 10^ the reault of his runuing
hia nachine into a curb iu the 000
block of South Pine. Police reporta
indicate Lindsay was under the in
fluenct of alcohol, exceeded a safe
speed, wa* cutting in, and disregsrd-
ed the stop sign. Damage to hia 1954
sedan was $7A.
Improper lookout on the part of
Herman L. Scott, Jr.. 21, 1010 North
Calaveras, was Indicated by police as
the cattne of the vehicle he wa* o|ier-
•ting jumping a curb at Alamo and
Houston, striking a parking meter.
Thursday, December 10. The meter
sustained $5 damage*; the car was
In a collision, Tbur*dny, at Kuat
Houston ami North Mittiuun, involv-
ing CSeorge William Nagel, r 2, Yoa-
kum, Texas, and Cedell Gardner, 1!7,
2.'W> Gulf, Gardner did not grant the
right of way, diaregarded the stop
sign, and failed to use proper look-
out, police reports indicate. Dainagea
of $450 ami $400 were ausfained. re-
spectively, by Nagel nnd Gardner.
Mrs. Hetty June Mitchell, .'10. 510
Clark, riding with Gardner, suffered
a back injury, and won reported in
fair condition at Itobcrt H. Green hos-
pital where she was carried by Hope
ambulance. Mrs. Phyllis R. Nagel,1
54. suffered abrasion* on her fore-
head and a bruised right leg. She was
In the 2200 block of Wyoming.
Tburaday, George A. Smith. 27, 2220
Wyoming, did not grant the right of
way or uae proper lookout, police re-
port, when he collided with a machine
driven by Mrs. Kvn Kodrigucx Knight.
*11« 30U Pennyatone. Damage to
Smith's coupe was $3; to Mr*.
eo M siest tfce ckslleng.
urgent iM,' hit (Ms
BO orgsibstion Is-Vlifinls jrblrt
offers such service, Tker. art sons
notsr/ puUics wfco will (ivs their
profeaBlons) services la these esses,
but asny families fea't know they
can get this help frost them,
Aa s result thoasands of Negro
widows aad orphans bsvs resigned
themaelves la s difficult aituatlon
and maks bo effort to get the bene-
flta dus them from the government.
Thi. la a asd picture, and aometbiug
should be done about it.
(Continued from Pago 1.)
torle dedalon of the IT. 8, Supreme
court, haa the Canal gone opened ita
junior collenea to Negroea, with sn
alinoit prohibitive tuition fee at-
tached and other requirementa equally
Repreaentation by progressive ad-'
mlniatrationa In Panama and sppeala
by labor nnioua over the yeara have
brought aome respite in working
ronditlona and aome Panamanian Ne-
groes are now holding auperviaory
poiitiona in the Canai organisation,
White Rule Smella of Diiie
It ia not only "outside" aourcca, but
aourcea within that have been polnon-
Ing the minda of l'ananianiana againat
the Tniteil Ktntea. The poiaon haa been
Injected by the un-American attitude
of white labor in addition to n tight
oligarchy In the Cansl gone which
smells of Dixie.
Aa far back aa October. 1M0, Al-
berto Victor Mact.rai-by, editor of the
enerable Ntar and llerald, wrote:
"The American Federation of La-
bor haa gone on record aa favoring
legislation to give citiiena of the Unit-
ed Stntea preference 'In the govern-
ment'a akilled, aemi-akilled and office
His «< the deli
"«u«t le throws
>> United State,
•k work «f the
which, on La
■ doing on this
•Ion of an oli
'Standing anil good
Unpeople of I'ana
of the United
^employed on the
II Ulllloilhlnlly wid
ill will which the
in the Camil gone,
againat the ciii
hll<- nt l'aiiaraii
. wlded to the long-
tion anil iliM-on-
peltllty" clnnfce of
ami the uon-imple<
Biinl Htntes govern-
'n.ified the hitter-
fssit. il Kiaim govern-
en tko ct
the two psoplsa
Actioas I Iks '
teat over tko
rnent of the '
of 1088, have
neaa against tko
And as If nAfriim to (he Novem
ber Incidents, tht Star mill lleralil
Thrsateas IJ, Weiuiiui Itelationa
"To defend the Panaina f.'annl ume,
the I'nlted Htates Inc. itablj must uaa
the territories of tlx* Republic of
Panama and, naturally, must count on
the good-will and c*h.,.« ration of the
people of Panama In those territories
of Panama. Tba action taken tends
only to embitter the Piiuninaniuna
ngninst the Americans and to make
difficult, if not Impolitic, the devel-
opment of thlf ao necessary good-
will, friendship and cooperation.
'However, tfcss damage has been
done. It cornea st'a most inopportune
time for the United States. There ore
certain elemente busily engaged
throughout the Anxrieaa in poison-
ing the peoples different eouu-
positions on the Isthmus of Pnnujpa.'
•'The same resolution which the
AFL's convention adopted, acknowl-1 tries againat the 'Vnitnl States
edges that, during the war 'thou-1 Metal Trades eovneil nnd the Ameri-
sand* of aliena' had been employed can Federation •t l.alior have nf-
by this government in s number of I forded these elements good ammunition
positions in this area, but the AFLlwith which to -"further the nnti-
has no qualms in contending that these| American propsgsn>l. "
PAYTON I. F10URN0Y.
of Palmyra, New Jarasy,
Is a formar Marina and
high-school athletic alar.
Chief Flouraoy ia aa as-
pert markaman, prac>
tlcea regularly on the
police ahootlng range,
force in woapone. Chief
Plournoy studied at New
York University. His
The Man Who Think For Himself Knows
only viceroy has a thinking man's
filter... A smokin3 man's taste i
Chief Flournoy says: "A police-
man must know his job, be able
to act quickly ... and think for
himself. When you think for
yourself, you can't be misled.
That's why I smoke Viceroy.
I checked ill the filters and
picked the one with the best
filtering, for the finest taste . ..
VICEROY. A thinking man's
filter, a smoking man's taste."
• Brown § WiMUmaon Tnbarro Con>
(Continued on Psgs 4.)
will appeal to f'reHidcnt Novice G.
Fawcett nnd the university truateea.
"The association will exhau*t every
tl , i. remedy toward ending this" shnmeful
C.ty; third place team. Penn*ylvanin' ,iry of obio gtM|e IIIl|Vfriltyn
Ma-- univer*ity; second place orator.J +
1'. id Myers. .Canisius college. Itnfftilo. m
N. V.: and third plnce orator. Philip) I urn
en. 1 "V
. nchton, Cornell university, Ithaca
.V V. \
Subjects of the public *|ieaking com-
P't'.tion dealt with const it ut ional
m Jits. Wheat ley s winning oration wus
bns^l oii an actual incident involving
tipiilom of speech, press and aasein-
Wheiitley Is the eon of Mr. anil Mra.
1'nsl Wheatley, San Franciaco. A pay-
<l,o|osy mnj.r, he l« s trnnafer atu-
ft. Hi. coming to llownr.l in September
fi.an the College of the raciflc at
.ti the west coast acliool he waa
elcei.il to i'i Kappa Pelta. the na-
tional h.aior aociet.v in speech. Among
lionots he receiveil nt t'OI* waa see,
place trophy for the number of
iniliv .final awar.1* at the Mnfield c.I-
l.ce Iniitational tournnmenf In Mc-
MiSnville, Oregon, 111 1IW0. He re-
civcl first plnce priiea for interpre-
tive reading and ilebale and second
place priiea for oratory and extempor-
BEATEN BY BROTHER
Mr . Mildrfil Sherrer. 40, 112-i
North Onslow, complained to police,
that her brother, (ieorge Cnile, 117,
h'-af her nlwiut the face, with her
month and left eye helm: bmiaeil. in an
altercation at her resilience, Friday
(Continued from Page 1.)
at Kelly Ah'B, and waa gtationed
there nntil 1950. when he was ussign-
e.1 to Alssks. His most recent over-
seas tonr of duty was in Greenland.
lie aiient a few months at Eglin Ail
lorce base, Florida, prior to hia
a-^Martln ir/thl,nhu.band9of' the «<l«rtisi„g contracts three years
(Continued from Page 1J
locally for "imine<lin(e act ion" by
politicians, ministers, race agciftles
nnd others, la at week,
The first public demand was made
by K. Washington Rhodes, publisher.
Philadelphia Tribune and member,
bonrd of cducution.'
Rhodes termed the plight of the
Rates a "dingrace." He said he will
personally reeommend to Roy Wil-
kin*, NAACP executive secretary,
(hat the NAACP offer assistance.
At the same time, Rhode* launched
a fund drive on behalf of the Tri-
bune. He suid he will cull upon
churches, polificnl and community
organizations to make "generous"
contributions, then backed up hi*
appeal with a $1(10 contribution. |
Newsmen reported from Little I
Rock Inat week that Mrs. Rates, oo-1
publisher, Arkansas State Pre**, and
president, Arkansas NAACP confer-
ence. ia a patient in a segregated
ward in Litde Rock's llap(ist hos-
Mrs. Rates, labelled by ( ov. Orvul
E. Faubus as (he person who "muster-
minded'' the school integration fight
in Little Rock, tedd newsmen she had
been existing on pep pill* for the
past mouth. She was admitted three
weeks ngo nfter suffering complete
She wus stricken shortly nfter a
gruelling 18-hour-n-dny schedule which
carried her across 200,000 miles in .'12
state*. She arou*ed hundreds of thou
sands in the school integration nnd
civil rights battle.
Meanwhile, (he Press was rapidly
lo*ing over $75,000 in income—much
of it from Arkansas bigots who can
(Condnued from Paae 1.)
with his mother nnd father to get
the information he needed. lie filled
out the form* aud sent them to Wash-
Mother Still "Skeptical"
The mother wns still skeptical, but
in six weeks the family received a
reply asking for further information.
The last problem to solve waa to
secure the birth certificate or furnish
the information which would prove
that (he dead veteran's mother was
the woman who wns applying for the
The veterau was born at a time
when Virginia was not keeping vital
Ntati*tic records. The next move wa*
to Ifave an,affidnvit made und notar-
ised nnd witnessed by three person*
who knew the mother and aon and
The affidavit was sent to (he Vet-
eran* adminiMtration. Rut nothing wus
heard from it for several week*. Then
one Saturday in August, (lie parents
were plensnntly surprised when nl
check for $1.7o4 wn* receiveil in the
mnil for each parent. They were sol
thankful for their son*a work that
they paid him $100.
The son wns a college graduate, and
to them this wns a concrete illustra-
tion of the value of an education.
Few Negro pnrents have trained
member* in the fnmily who enn help
them with problem* of this nature.
There is a lot of detailed informa-
tion the parents must have to get
the help they need In applying for
(overninent benefit*. The average par-
ent or Negro doesn't know where to
Inquire for the information.
Negro churches, fraternal orders, \
>ouh nugmborhooo k)ol> v < .'it
a • • • • •«,• • a
■i > v
Prices Good in H. E. B. San Antonio Stores
Thurs., Fri., and Sat., December 17, 18 and 19
We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities
Many Additional Specials on Display in the Stores
(9cl Closed Sundays
Christmas is Just
Around the Corner!
Schedule for Texas Gnld
(iift ( enter ('losing
During Holiday Season
At All t enters:
Thursday Hec. 17 ,...8 p.m.
Kriday. Dec. IH 9 p.m.
Saturda}. Dec. 19 ,l(.f p.m.
Monda). Dec. 21 M p.m.
Tuesds}. Dee. 22 .. K p. in
Wednesday. Dec. 2.1 ,.H p.m.
Thursday. Dec. 21 .,..6 p.m.
Limit 2 "
LIBBY'S GARDteN SWEET
No. 303 can
ii A i FOREMOST
■OCs Whipping Cream
FLOUR 39c I GRAPEFRUIT
HEINZ TOMATQ_ _ | F.^ Kentucky Wonder
Ketchup as I 23cpnea Bean
FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Texas Ruby Red
430 N. Cherry St.
SFlCl ] A ■■ V v>«e«M iiiu Ijiupvi u
Shortening «| 65c j GRAPES
Shortening - 63c
LIBBY'S CREAM STYLE GOLDEN
Extra Fancy U. S. Government Inspected and
Graded for your Protection
former Mir(.r«t Faulkner of Slier
am, IVxh. They reside, with their
lire children, et 2223 H«ji etreet.
(Continued from Page 1.)
end girl aeout units are eligible and
frnenuraged t# enroll for the course.
Registration and more detailed in-
Voraution may be aecured from the
bufcllc erenlng achool office, tele-
Ifcoee OApltol 14887. The course is
ago on the baHin of the militnnt co-
publisher's stand on equnl rights.
Some opposition came from Negroes
in Little Rock and surrounding cit-
ies who preferred the status quo.
It wor the first issue of the Ar-
ffnuat-o/i >J[ny .9, 1041,
that turned once complacent Little
Rock into an upside-down community.
The Botes started out fighting
white policeman who assaulted and
kicked a Negro insurance man for
giviug his version of nn nuto accident
involving a white man.
Circulation wns only In the hiui
dreds, but it didn't tnke more than
five years to boost it to 20,000
week. It became the most influential
publication of its kind in the state.
One of its most successful fights
ended Democratic, party-sponsored
"white primaries" in Arkansns.
Shortly after Mrs. Bntes* historic
stand on school integration on May
4. 1056. the paper began losing money.
Before a year had passed, advertining
income hnd dropped over $10,000.
The small office at 80S West flth
street waa In danger of closing its
Outside help paved the way for the
next few years' operating costs, hut
noverte arain faced the publication
rh«n the sehool issue reached a head.
The Wstf* llv# In 0 antlt-Wel
DEL MONTE or LIBBY'S TOMATO!
DEL MONTE or
H. E. B.
12 to 22
2-lb. vac. can .
1-lb. vac. can
19c i Shank Portion i45c
HENS :r .53c
Armour's Star or Decker's Iowana
For Yoar Redemption Convenience:
Beautiful New Cast Side . .
Lenin! i^i (lie If. K. B. Kood Siore
tie North New Brunlde
* OVER IBM GIFT ITEMS DISPLAYED
AT MAIN CENTERS
+ FredeHrlmburi Rd. at Wmt Are.
* M7 B. W. Military Drire
* nt W. Ciwwiree
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