San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, April 1, 1955 Page: 3 of 12
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i APRIL 1, 1955
BAN ANTONIO KKUIHTEK
SHINE ON HIS SHOES—Dorothy Dandrlilpe bIiowb Hnrry Beln-
Inte how to put ■ eliine on hll IhOM, find CflMinllj' proves Carmen's
pfectlon tor her Joe In the exciting CinemiiScoiie musical, "(.'nrinen
lines," now unreeling at the Texas theatre. Also among the stars of
|scar Bammersteln's jazzed-up "Carmen'' Is I'earl Bailey.
I This modernized Terslon of the
limed George Bizet opera Is ex-
iting In its romantic story content,
lid thrilling in its music.
I Dorothy Daudrldge, in the title
pie, is n fickle dame, sultry, tempt-
and carefree. Belafonte, Miss
andridge's leading man, Joe, with
i rugged good looks, and excellent
ping, also scores sensationally,
I . . .
The voices of Miss Dandridge and
Belafonte, are dubbed in by off-
screen oiieratlc voices, although both
are star vocalists, but non-opcratlc.
I'earl Bailey, however, does her
own singing as Carmen's hep girl
friend who "lives off the fat-heads
of the land."
The entire supporting cast Is
(Continued from Page 1.)
eelworkers, CIO and Walter
irscbenbaum, Jewish Labor com-
United States government offl-
iils, Frank B. Ilorne and Canip-
II Johnson; 1'aul Bobcson, slng-
; John Guntlier and .Marc Con-
•lly, authors; Mrs. Helen Held
id her son, Whltelnw, publishers
the New York Herald Tribune;
Mrs. Anne Hed^einun, assistant
the mayor of New York; Mrs.
ilph Bunelie, Miss Stella Karn,
r®.. Jxmis . T. Wright and her
lighters. Qjrs. Harbara and Jane
ricbt; Richard deRoeheniont, film
oducer; representatives of var
is organizations and many other
Other distinguished guests in
ided Lester Granger, executive
rector, National Urban league;
Francis E. Rivers, Irvin Mol-
n, Harold Stpvens; Mrs. J.
>7nring; Mrs. Hulan Jack;
Elizabeth Gordon, editor of
»tise Beautiful magazine; Coin-
sioners Samuel Rattle, and
mrles Abrams, all of New York
In mourning were White's widow,
rs. Poppy Cannon White; his
ughter and son by a previous mar-
ine, Jane and Walter Carl; his
ree sisters; Mrs. Eugene Martin
(I Miss Madeline White of Atlan-
and Mrs. Alice Glenn of eleve-
With Mrs. White were her three
ildren by previous marriage, Cyn-
la, Alfred and Claudia, and her
iter, Ann Fogarty, the desiguer,
was accompanied by her hus-
nd, Tom. Also Eugene Martin,
Martins* daughter, Rose; Mrs.
enn's daughter. Dorothy; and
bite's cousins, Mrs. Eva Toblns
id Mrs. Estelle Gassett.
Recalls Presidential Meetings
In his brief eulogy Dr. Tobias
lied instances in which White
d served as spokesman for dele-
tions in conferences with Presf-
nts Roosevelt, Trumnn and Elsen-
wor. Tiiese conferences, he said,
d been fruitful in that they open-
the way to expand Job oppor-
nities for Negroes, to the elimlna-
n of segregation !n the armed
'vices and to the curtailment of
•inl discrimination in Wnshing-
i. They also served to help "move
i» conscience of America into ag-
essive action against the double
UK lard of citizenship based on
Tliose achievements in "top level
iiivrences" are important, Dr. To-
asserted, "because they illus-
t»i the method of the NAACP in
iliiig with controversial issues
>)V ing out of race discrimination."
'It is a method that blinks no
i'ts and engages in no double talk,
it it is also a method that does
t make use of rabble-rousing as a
•bnique ... It is a method that
>ki forward to the completion of
icoln's work of Emancipation and
> realization of his dream of free-
in for all in the true American
Helped (he Disadvantaged
Pen (lie all over the world whose
es had been enriched by White's
rk are "looking this way and
ntlfs to be a part of this tribute,"
i nUaCP spokesman said. Among
w lie cited "sharecroppers of the
ep Tsonth who are no longer vote-
s; dining car waiters and Pull-
porters who are now privil-
to serve their own people as
■f do other people without do-
mination; public.school teachers
ose salaries are no longer de-
mined by the color of their skin;
vicemen in every department of
t, defense who have been liberat-
from Jim Crowlsm; workers of
kinds who now enjoy union
ilection; children who have been
ted to a plane of self-respect by
Supreme court decision in the
iool cases; and thousands of
lie people who have been llber-
4 from the blighting evil of race
\nd beyond our shores, he said,
e leaders of millions of the dark-
peoples of the world like Nehru
India, Matthews of South Africa,
rumah of the C»ld coast, Azlklwe
Ki«erl«, Tubman U Liberia,!
l&ille Selassie of Ethiopia, Manley
or Jamaica; Maglolre of Haiti and
others now Join us in this tribute."
Walter White's admonition, Dr.
Tobias concluded, would lie: "Board
monitors, staff, constituency and
staff of the NAACP, close ranks aud
go courageously ahead to the ac-
complishment of the unfinished task
with assurance of ever growing
support from those who cherish the
ideals for which we stand."
Followlbg the funeral service, the
body was removed to Ferncliff cre-
matorium for cremntion.
(Continued from Page L)
son, going north on Austin, In a
1055 Plymouth, pulling a three-wheel
motorcycle, and Jliltou Lee Enderle,
33, 1121) Crosby, making a left turn
from Austin into Van Ness, late
fYlday afternoon, In a 1051 Pon-
tlac sedan, collided, when, police
indicated, Enderle failed to grant
right of wny. Damages of $20, and
$35 were reported sustained by the
Plymouth and the Pontine, respec-
No appreciable damage was re-
ported In a traffic mishap, Satur-
day afternoon, when James Jones,
32, 4102 Headquarters detachment.
Fort Sam Houston, driving a 37-
passenger army bus, west on Com-
merce, sideswiped a truck parked
in tiie 800 block of West Commerce
street. He was booked for negligent
Fred D. Thompson, 24. of Hondo,
Texas, in a 1053 Nash sedan, stop-
ped by traffic in the 1200 block of
West Commerce street, early Satur-
day evening, was rauuped from be-
hind by an automobile driven by
Pollto Saravia, 88, 101 South San
Gabriel, Damage to Saravla's car
was $50, to Thompson's, $10.
Police report.) Indicated Saravia
had been drinking, and had no
Stop, Start, Same Time
Jesse Taylor, 84, 147 Sterling,
driving on Nevada, and Einmett Ed-
wards, 28, traveling on Vargas, Suit-
day, both stopiied at the Intersec-
tion of Nevada and Vargas. But
both started, again, at the same
time, and before either could stop,
they had collided. Damage to Tay-
lors car was $250, to Edwards',
The way police investigators saw
It, both failed to grant the right
of way, and both were drlvlug care-
lessly. Taylor had no driver's li-
A enr driven by Elijah Sylvester
Dukes, 81, 500 Lurry, going east on
Commerce, Sunday nfterm un, skid-
ded nnd slammed into the' machine
driven by Joseph Marclll, 85, 1507
North Alamo, which he lind stopped
at (levers, waiting for a traffic light
to change. Police reports indicated
Dukes was exceeding n safe speed.
He didn't have n driver's license,
either. Incidentally, the traffic
lights were out of order, and not
working on one side.
Damage to Dukes' vehicle waB
listed as $70, to Marelll's, $35.
There were more than a few traf-
fic regulations violated, but damages
to two machines In a collision, Sun-
day night, at East Houston nnd
North Walters were light, police re-
Beynaldo Ilrniehez, 25, 714 Poin
settla, attempted to turn his 1040
Chevrolet sedan lefE onto Walters
street, from Houston. Police reports
indicated ho failed to signal, or
gave "an Improper signal."
Willard Jackson, 447 Edna, In a
1055 Pontine sedan, who was getting
ready to pass Sanchez, found he was
going too fast to stop. After skid-
ding 00 feet, Jackson struck the
other machine. Damage to the Pon-
tine was $35, to the Chevrolet, $40.
Police reported that Jackson had
been drinking, was speeding, exceed-
ing a safe speed, nnd guilty of "other
Both were booked for negligent
In another Instance In which po-
lice reported both drivers to lie at
fault, a collision, Sunday evening,
resulted In $425 damages being done
to the cars Involved. Spencer Val-
lance. 24, 217 Howard, in n 1050
Cadillac, was struck by Thomas
Brooks. 57, In a 1040 Bulck sedan,
as Vallance attempted to pass
Brooks at the Intersection of Sole-
dad and Olraud, as Brooks was at-
tempting to make a left turn from
the center lane.
Police reports indicated Vallance
was Improperly passing at an In-
teraction, nnd exceeding a safe
speed, and Banks was making an
Improper turn from the wrong lane.
Damage to Ihe Cadillac was placed
at $400, to the Bulck. $25.
One person was Injured nnd n
total of $2,045 damage was done In
n crash, Monday morning, at East
Euclid and Erie, involving two mov-
ing yehicles and a pnrked car.
Leonard Stevenson, 48,1611 Daw-
son, driving a two-ton Ford truck,
south on East Euclid, ran Into a
1958 Nash sedan, being driven east
on Erie by Floyd Odal Conduff, 23,
812 Erie. The automobile was knock-
ed 05 feet, Into the yard of a private
residence. The truck then steuck a
1050 properly-parked Bulck sedan
that belonged to Sherman Nathan-
son, 524 East Euclid.
Conduff suffered a contusion of*
the left kidney. He was carried to
Brooke Army Medical center by a
Police reports indicated Steven-
son wns exceeding a safe speed,
that both Stevenson nnd Conduff
failed to grant the right of way,
and both failed to keep a proper
Dnmnge to the Nnsli was esti-
mated to be $2,000; the Bulck, $30,
and the truck, $15.
Monday morning, a 1055 DoSoto
sedan, driven by Leo J. Weber, 25,
2050 East Crockett, and a 1054
Bulck sedan, the driver of which
was James L. Brooks, 37, 507 South
Palmetto, collided at Palmetto nnd
Potomac streets. Damage was
said to be $150 to each car.
When Corporal Molvln E. Davis,
20, Houston, Texas driving a truck
south on Pecos, Monditf morning,
attempted to make a left turn, onto
Martin from the center lane. (Jeorge
^V. Chetfleld, 31, 1203 West French,
also going south on Pecos, in left
lane, struck the right rear bumper
of the truck.
Dnmnge to the truck was $50, to
the automobile, $35.
Davis, police reports indicated,
fnlled to grant the right of way, and
made au improper turn from the
Three automobiles were dam-
aged, early 'Tuesday morning, In
a collision nt South New Braunfels
Charles J. Ilevado, 25. 112 Ezcll,
driver for Bellinger Taxi company,
had stopped for a traffic sign. Bo-
rneo Boss, Jr., 135 Sterling, going
south on New Braunfels, is said to
have made an Improper turn, his cut-
ting the corner, with a car driven
by Gwynn A. McMillan, 20, 110
Krampkau going north, crashing
Into the side of Boss' machine, after
skidding 27 feet. Boss' enr. was, In
turn, pushed Into the standing: taxi.
Damage to Boss' machine was $300,
to McMillan's $350, and to the taxi,
Tuesday afternoon, when Genie
Bond, 55, 810 Bargas, struck the
Nears 700 Mark
An apparent!,, hurried and in-
complete rejjort Housed to Register,
this Veek, on tlie' current Member-
ship drWe Of i lie San Antonio
branch of tnp Nntloniil Association
for the Advancement of Colored
People, showed a total of 001 mem-
bers enrolled, .Hid with Its being
indicated It.Wo iM la, over the 700
mark by mla-week.
Team No. 8, with 171 members,
continues to sei tlie puce, having a
nnrrow margin over team No. 2,
which lias 167. The other tennis, In
order, for members secured, are-
No. 1, 188; >'0 N, (Ml; \0 4, 47;
No. 5, 28; No. 0. 28; No. 11, 15; No.
7, 4; No. 10, ,2.
curb at South New Braunfels nve-
nue and Fair, 4 lie cur went out of
control, with its traveling across the
street, and hitting u machine driv-
en by Bobby Mick Daniels, 23, 107
Tlpiierary, who hail stopped for ii
traffic light. Dnuiagu to Bond's ve-
hicle was $100 to Daniels'. $150.
A woman driver was Injured in n
collision Tuesdn afternoon, nt Per-
ez nnd Zarzamoru slreets. Vehicles
driven by Mrs. I.uey King, 50, 204
West Lyons, and Juan 11. Soils, .'to,
of Yancey, Texti - collided as Soils
was making a left turn, north from
Perez, Into Zarzaumra. Mrs. King
was going south on Znrzmuora.
Soils said fits view wns obstructed
by a sign board.
Mrs. King suffered face lacera-
Estimated damage to the vehicles
was not Immediately made.
Automobiles driven by Ben Clare
Smith, 20, 818 Madison, nnd Itufus
Curtis Lee, 43. 512 East Dewey,
collided at East (iruyson nnd Aus-
tin,-Tuesday afternoon, with dnm-
nge to Smith's car being $25, to
Police reftorts indicated that
Smith was "obviously drunk," wns
on the wrong side of the street, ran
a stop sign, and wns driving care-
lessly or recklessly. Reports Indi-
cated no Improper driving ou Lee's
part. Both were booked for negli-
gent collision ami Smith for driv-
ing while intoxicated.
Wednesday Fire Does
$1,000 Damages to
Damages of some $1,000 was sus-
tained, in a fire, late Wednesday
afternoon, that swept a garage and
storeroom at the home of Mr. aud
•Mrs. Edgar Clnrdy, 810 Dnkota
street, well knowu San Antonio
A passerby discovered the fire,
nnd culled to children of the fntn-
ily who were watching television,
uml nn nlnrin was turned lu.
Quick action by the fire depart-
ment confined the flames to the gar-
age and storeroom, which are di-
rectly behind tlie residence.
Damage to the building wns esti-
mated to be $500, to the contents,
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he offset by the increase In Negro
The theatre meu declared that
they could not change the policy, lo-
cally, unless they were so instructed
by main office officials in Dallas.
They promised they would contact
Dallus concerning the situation.
The committee informed Pow-
ers and krucger that the NA-
ACP would do everything pos-
sible to discourage Negro pa-
tronage of the picture, and that
picket lines would be thrown
around the theatre in an effort
to turn hack possible Negro pa-
Krueger and Powers were re-
ported as saying that, if the deci-
sion were in their hands, they would
open the theatre doors all the time,
but that they were powerless to act.
Late Wednesday, Rev. James said
that the local Interstate officials
had told him that they had rereived
no decision from the Dallas office.
(Continued from Page 1.)
morning, a pulmotor crew answered
a call to the Bacon residence, and,
after administering to Mrs. Bacon,
she wns carried to Santa Rosa hos-
pital, where she was pronounced
(Continued from I'agt L)
held for Investigation, Sunday Bight.
Patrolman Duke Carver, Jr„ snld
that he Htopped a speeding automo-
bile at Wyoming nnd New Braun-
The driver Identified himself ns
"Frank Charles," nnd said that he
had left his driver's license nt home.
Carver snld that he later lenrned
that the man's name wns Daniel
Itoberson, 507 South Overs. Two
other men in the car were listed as
Henry Itichnrdson, 153 Cnshmcre
walk, and Fred Pinchliack, 500
When Roberson was unable to tell
where he bought the car, and gave
conflicting stories about every
thing in general," all three men were
taken Into custody for Investiga-
tion, nnd interrogation by nuto divi-
On White's Death
By the Associated Negro Tress
■\TK\V YORK — The Missouri
1*110 use of representatives
and the New York stale sen-
ate and state assembly passed
resolutions, last week, express-
ing sympathy over the death of
Walter White, NAACP exeeu-
The Missouri resolution cited
White for his "courage and
leadership" in gaining the en-
actment of legislation "which
has helpd greatly to stop lynch-
ing and other such acts of vio-
lence" and declared that "his
death is a great loss of all of
the people of this I'nited
The New York statement not-
dead on arrival.
Justice Ogden, with the automo-
bile accident information before him,
ordered nn autopsy to ascertain if
the injuries received at the time,
might have been responsible for her
The autopsy attributed death to
a heart ailment.
S. A. Man Arrested
John Erwin, 000 North Mosquito,
waa arrested, Friday morning, and
booked for disturbing the peace, oa
complaint of Mrs. Mary Perkins^
same address. Officer C. R. Pull In,
answering a call to the house, said
that he found Erwin threatening
Mrs. Perkins with n butcher knife.
ed White's many eontrlbiilloni
to Ills i mini 11 and to the United
Copies of both resolution)
were sent to NAACP headquai"
Mon. thru Thurs.
8:45 a. m. to 1:30 p. m.
8:45 a. m. to 6 p. m.
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