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Baltimore Afro Amrerican (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Baltimore, Maryland Major leagues May end race player ban publishers request zc1 us owners Tablet Down barriers no Rule against them says Landis selection of players on same Basinas Whites urged mad to atroakx2v-Icah Itu Aew Speer boy Tad r subscribers Loc Tbs or. Patriotic rapport of the War Sav Taft program. 52nd year no. 16 coolant of Totua newspaper Corr lbt ims or Tho an amp a Ducam company Baltimore mo., december 4,1943in the port off in at Baltimore. My. A second cute matter under act of March to 117 Price 7c ova m end of Trail for killer of four it new York. A representatives of the National negro publishers association appeared before a joint meeting of the National and american. Baseball leagues this Friday morning and Ron of h that immediate Steps be taken to accept qualified Tun ted into organized baseball. Quot Johh Seri Slack e of Quot Chicago association president and Ira Lewis of the Pittsburgh courier Madts presentations while Howard h. Murphy of the afro american newspapers read four recommendations namely i. That immediate Steps be taken to accept qualified coloured play ers into the framework of sized baseball a 2. That the process by which \ players arc graduated from class cd a and a teams to positions on major league teams be applied without prejudice or discrimination to coloured americans 3. That the same system by i which players Are now selected j from schools sandlot semipro and other clubs be used in selecting coloured players and want statement issued 4. That a joint statement be issued by the two leagues declaring that coloured players Are eligible for trials and permanent places on their respective teams. The moguls meeting at hotel Roosevelt with judge Kenesaw a a m. Landis presiding also heard a Paul Robeson himself a former All american football t Star who spoke informally at the invitation of judge Landis. The club owners who were Given an Opportunity to question the i speakers made no comment but \ appeared to be favourably pressed by the publishers present in i Cleveland Call Posl Louis Martin of the Detroit chronicle or. C. B. I a a Powell of the new York Amster j dam news and Adam c. Powell of a. Peoples voice. Judge Landis said he did not khow of any Rule. Written or in a a . Prohibiting use of coloured players a a i do not know the outcome of a the a the judge said a but the fact that the subject is on the Agenda is a healthy sign. Decision rests with owners who must make up their minds for and officers of 92 ready for overseas 93d divisions reduced. Fired Baltimore lieutenant is latest victim of 6-month-old pogrom bulletin second Baltimore Soldier included in the group of officer purged by the army is it. Donald Adam. A Tot of Hay commissioned j officer members of the 92nd and1 93rd divisions. Are said to have been placed on the inactive list or reduced in rank and transferred to other units of a result of army reclassification orders during the past six months. A one of the latest against whom such action has been taken is it. Lloyd g. Newton 534 n. Carey Street. Baltimore of the 92nd, who received notice of his Transfer to the inactive list effective december to. He is now in Baltimore. The charge against the men in most cases was All were Given hearings before the ninth service command at which time the charges were presented to them. Letter to f. D. Recalled there is feeling among some 4xi�those released that the action was taken As reprisal for a letter addressed to president Roosevelt in june concerning conditions in their units. Prior to reclassification action against him it. Newton was platoon Leader at Al Hua Chuca. When action began he was removed to a Camp near san Francisco. 4 Brothers in uniform he was a Meabar of the National guard which he joined in 1940 after graduating from Douglass High school and received his commission at Al Benning ga., in november 1942. To is married and the father of two Small Randall Tyus quits a act december 21 Washington if a strike occurs at Western electric the government May seize the Plant and take Over its operation or. Frank Graham chairman of the War labor Boal said thursday. Or. Graham made the statement to Charles h. Dom White repro j senti no the Point Breeze employ pcs association an Independent i Union which is demanding sops Randall l. Tyus for the past rate sanitary facilities for Tho year executive Secretary of the races at the Baltimore War Plant j Baltimore a act tendered his which it present maintains a to take Over Post As alumni Secretary at Fisk on january i for intolerance >3 Union predicts trouble unless / la a a Iii it demands Are met i told . May assume control # i a hearing in , on request for separate toilet facilities i photos on. Page 5 december executive or. Resignation effective 21, to the branches Board on wednesday. His reason for leaving. Tyus said is to accept the Post of alumni Secretary of Fisk University at Nashville tonn., where he formerly worked As Field Secretary. He assumes his new Duj ties january i. I the. Resignation of or Tyus to lira tune Tho Tref fill la i to non i who was the first full time executive Secretary in the history of the local Branch came As a Complete Surprise. Leave a with hesitancy present maintains no segregation. Or. Graham s statement followed after or. Dom had hinted repeatedly that the Union was on the verge of a strike. Tho latter then dropped this threat a Dorn predict Quot trouble a i Don t wont to set a time limit but i predict that if this matter Isnit settled by the Union s next meeting night that a december 13, there will be Wayne l. Morse web member entered the discussion at thin Point and indicated to or. Dorn William Harrison a 58-year-old Philadelphia real estate Salesman is carried Roto the Christian Lireet no one any longer doubts Abili Myca monday morning after murdering two men and an equal number of women and then blowing to of coloured athletes or of col it out his own brains. Detectives say his anger was caused when his employers two of the victims refused prod professional Ball placers. I him his commission on Sale of a lot see photos and Story on Page 26,�? e a exclusive by g. M. Wilson first coloured doctors arrive in Australia �?�. Physician Heads station Hospital unit which includes 15 nurses and too enlisted men London a plans were ?1iptefor the erection in Ethiopia of a Hospital in memory of Princess Sahai daughter of. _ emperor Haile Selassie who diedjj0 no recital at 8 45 . Today in her native lend on August 7, Friday it Sharp Street Welti by Vincent Tubbs the outfit is the Only member of afro War correspondent with ithe who is married. . Troops in the . Pacific copyright. Err Naclion in Whol or in part of prettily forbidden i nurse heralding continued on Page 2, col. I paper misquotes australian papers somewhere in Australia i by Cable a major Arthur sin a a cat a Mons of Washington and a station dad of loss lout he Pachuca a Quot Hev cd a Rte cd in Quot the fight Navy gets him Southwest Pacific arca. They Are j Louisville by. Amp a and new Hospital for Ethiopia smokes Benefit recital tonight threw Baltimore s outstanding choirs will be featured in a 1942. Emperor Selassie has made available a partially construct Hospital on the outskirts of Addis Ababa. The first unit will accommodate too Beds. Friday at Sharp Street Odist Church Dolphin and etting sweets. The program is a Benefit for the smokes for soldiers fund a Campaign being conducted by the afro to furnish smokes for i gel medals for heroism in Italy by Ollie Stewart it. Milton r. Henry ,. .1 hat his Union was not bigger than in8nnoui, his resignation the Federal government stating or. Tyus told the Board Mem a pm not adj impressed by a Quot re j hers that he was leaving a with .&.332"d so ter Squadron at i cat hesitancy and Only after Selfridge Field col. J i0hk Quot and deliberate thinking b. 0. Davis commands this new group of Pursuit fighters which May be ready any Day now to take off for combat abroad. Continued of Page 2, col. 2 sanctions new wac weapon a new War manpower commission order authorizes the regional . Employment service offices to Lake action against firms which discriminate in hiring workers. The . Is Short 500,000 badly continued on Page 20, col. 5 needed War workers. From now on a firm which rejects coloured or jewish workers whom the employment service sends May be i. Denied any new employees Antt old employees made available for hiring by employers who comply continued on Page 26, col. 5 Morris k. Phillips 33, father of the first coloured doctors nurses in this theatre of War. ,. Four children lost his fight against the unit is made up of fifteen being inducted into the Navy when nurses thirteen doctors and car the a Jerk. Of his draft Testi. In too enlisted men who serve affied that the eligible list had been surgical Laboratory by x Ray tech exhausted before Phillips was moans. Cooks Supply men order j called. Lies and ambulance Drivers. Charles w. Anderson attorney heading the nurses is six foot for Phillips contended that his in. 200-Pound soldierly first Lieut. Auction was illegal since he was Squadron at a Beach in Sicily no Birdie Brown of new York City j married lived with his wife and Rice pvt. James Lockhart new i her assistant is second Lieut had four children and that he York City a non swimmer being. Louise Miller. Atlantean. Who should not be drafted while single carried out to sea by a Strong in studied at the medical College of a men with no Home responsibilities j Dertow. A Good swimmer. Jett at afro War correspondent with . Troops in North Africa copyright. in or in part j Allied air base Italy. A by Cable a posthumous award of the soldiers medal for heroism was made a. Jett tor. Texas. Why came North sex Hamlet ., girl says she a earning $60 every ten Days in new York the week b. And nazism who a baby a papa Tyus to $3,200 Post a j a a note on registrars by b. M. Phillips b. And o. And Fec the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad employs approximately 60,-000 workers 4,774 of whom arc coloured some 2,474 of the latter being employed in maintenance work. Testimony before the presidents fair employment practice committee Fec during the september Railroad hearings in Washington was to the effect that the company refuses to upgrade and promote qualified coloured workers and to hire them in skilled jobs. I this week the ? i about Tho matter. J he expressed to the Board his a a warmest and most sincere 1 j thanks for the co operation and i support he received a during his one year tenure As executive Secretary. To help select successor after the Board accepted the j resignation a committee was i formed to work with or. Tyus in finding some qualified person to replace him. Or. Tyus accepted the local a act Post after conducting the Branch s membership Campaign in 1942, leaving the positions of assistant Field Secretary and director of branches in the National office of the association. Membership increased 2,904 the number of members enrolled in the Branch was increased from 10,000, recruited in continued on Page 2, col. 6 your suggestion that these men will do something if they Don t get a Quick decision to their liking. A when the time comes that the government must yield to such things then we d better Stop talking about our democratic these rebukes came during a three hour hearing on the Issue before the web in the department of labor building after the. Company asked to be allowed to maintain its present democratic policy. John Brophy interlocutor Dom created considerable amusement among the thirty Odd Persona of both races in attendance when under questioning from John Brophy Cio member of the Board he said the Union had no separate sanitary facilities in its Hall for coloured and Whit _ Persona although both Are in dude continued on Page 5, col. 3 ii a i afro has plan to Aid and o. Guilty of racial discrimination and issued an order directing that it adjust its policies so that All needed workers shall be hired promoted and upgraded without regard to race color or erred. Refugees from South setting up of migratory workers help solve problem must be Volunteer Job by Ralph Matthews two labourers in Blue Denim jumpers wide brim Black hats on the heels of this directive i and swag Gerish Coats were beat comes an Appeal for brakeman Byj Jnet out some Boogie Boogie on a Francis g. Hoskins general Man battered guitar and Mouth Organ Ager of b. And of s Eastern lines and patting their feet with aban who says the manpower situation. Don As a 8man crowd gathered is so acute that freight trains arc around being delayed. The scene was not on a levee White brakeman Only along the Muddy Banks of the to it ______1 Mississippi bul in staid in. Of tragedy of the Southland the cesspool of poverty ignorance and prejudice which under the fissures of War is spewing up to victims of a vicious and carnal system in a mass migration Ai these oppressed and Downtrodden a pc seek a new lease on life the North. But these two examples Are those with which the northerner j a must but b. And o. Docs not employ i St anon m Hight i so White Inrod Man As hrs Kroon. In the i�?�?.irk�nnr4 a he a no a it 3ucc northward making a Public Lade of himself perpetuating c old stereotype that the col to copes Tho Uncle by m. Alston help her Mother. She said she d�?oemo5crscdcl,u "on0 a Oln and till tor Lyrll 2 Tho p3id Only 50 Cut no a a Day aft of for co orc 1 pc pc a the working from Daybreak to late in Jett swimming with a group of a tar fellow soldiers from the Fig had not been called. Virginia in Richmond. Morale High the unit is now split up with. Nurses in one City and doctors and enlisted men in another. The morale among the nurses is High London. A and a Bishop although All except two say they j. A. Gregg of the ame Church Bishop in London were seasick coming Over arrived Here last week and Bedaf Mother. Mrs. Eva b. Jett Lieut. Elena Townsend baby of his visits to coloured troops. People in de july 27 to to sgt. Edsel i South arc growing steadily worse505 Burkett Street Tay miss Ada James of Hamlet A a s 1 ssi be miss James when interviewed continued on Page 2, col. 7 in the Union station painted a j drab picture of her Home town \ where coloured people arc forced to Jive under conditions not far removed from slavery. A the place is just about one of the worst in the world for our soldiers miss James said Quot they by Arthur Rya. Cannot even Purchase food to it cd4im pm it. Uke out on the streets to eau port of san. Trinidad a to . Twi. A highest ranking officer our Arf not Ait owed iof the coloured troops Here is Cap a or a Midje Quot of i tem Arthur r. How. Re o i min despoil senior chaplain. Tempted a Rescue but the Tough sea pulled him under and he Tost his own life in the attempt his a gallantly and bitter disregard of self reflects great credit upon himself and the armed forces of the United 2 coloured officers in Trinidad swi continued on Page 2, col. 2 f pc hearings set in Philly volunteers charge their coloured men As brakeman in the become More urbanized than new past has refused to do so and As Yorkus grand Central As Dignin act has made no plans to utilize urics from Many states Indus their skills. Trial magnates ranking generals of War work is held up be and correctly attired diplomats cause of ibis poised. and Forth. In lieu of the Fec directive travellers paused to Grin at the b. And o. Must Bear the full Monkey shines. At the far end of Burden and blame the Bench a Ittie the color of the brakeman vrho woman crouched Down among her moves important freight trains bundles and boxes tied together should not enter the picture. If Jtb rope and twine and furtive the Man can Job he should by munched at a morsel of Corn be used. I bread she had carried in her who Bood it bags. Quot would t you rather hot to eat a cup of the question of the week is who is responsible for the state have woo is responsive Xor inc state _ a Rhnny a i Irvine Merit in a daily paper that the 1 a or it my Survey by civilian defense Volun Tojo a Al Mph further Bown. Teen Etc Northwest arca Indi. She branched Fer trim Cates that there is no acute need. F j a Jer by a Quot do. ?�?.? of housing for coloured people. He Quot a about Vou City Robert Bonnet chairman of Papp a 1 cheered about you City a slickers. Continued on Page i col. 3 i Here were two classic examples spectacle ored Man is Happy go Lucky a Lazy shiftless Clown put on Earth to make the Public Law go. A a a the suspicious cringing old and folks who have been led to believe that their Northern brother Are a Bunch of thieves and Crooks out Only to beat them out of continued on Page 28, col. 4 lynched jewish lad was innocent out on the streets after a certain hour at night. This War Justi when i reached Captain How docs t make sense to me. A Ard j found a dozen persons wait mrs. James told of having to Stop school when quite Young to. Continued on Page 2, col. >2 learning italian proves Tough Job at prison Camp Milo housing Survey distorted keeps Long Vigil Liaison officers have pleasant task a of learning new language 1 atlanta.leo Frank a jew though innocent was convicted of rape in 1914, the conviction woe sustained by the . Supreme court and Frank a lynched after Georgia governor commuted the sentence to life. The innocence of rank is referred to in a Book titled. �?�1 can go Home again a Bearthur g. Powell. One time judge of the stat court of appeals. Powell said that he not Only knew Frank was innocent bul he a also knew who committed the crime for which the jewish lad was lynched. Release stating housing situation not acute is part of Campaign to minimize needs a a civilian defense volunteers who suits of the Survey show that Quot Liv Philadelphia a Public hearing into racial discrimination charges against the j Philadelphia transit company will be held Here december 8. J Malcolm Ross chairman of Lac us Lull it Iuliu Iraa president s. Jujj earlier this year. Conducted sur employment practice announced icy 0f blocks to determine thursday. Vacancies existed for migrant ?,i3? i a d i7l 0 i and inaccurate the results of. The Philadelphia rapid transit their work As released to the daily tired with the statement that their i employees Union Opportunity to powr this week by Robert o. Bon report was misinterpreted As at Quot. Show cause Why it should not Nyji head of the civilian Mobili a a conscious Effort by a number of comply with a directive issued by Patjon committee which sponsored Persona including several City of Tho committee on november 17, the Survey. I facials and Petty politicians Tot a amp at pursuant to executive order Survey begun in january minimize the Cucui housing a i Awa a ii Aav a tog quarters Are neither Inadi quite nor so lacking in Convell a y la fences As was formerly a it a. V1 a a it pc v the Surveyor themselves club Ai a Ai. ,<w46. By Art Carter a the directive calling for j ducted Iii District 15. Community Unoval of the ban j j bounded by mount and Laurens a and completed in May was con i Motorman starters Pla Fonn at go treats North Fremont and tending etc., was issued both to Pennsylvania avenues. The Union and the transit com j the a Story a Gopf continued on Page 2, col. I daily papers reported that the re ?,sp2,i? for it la due Pooch kept of Ondl curbed or aril be mete plate disregard of the actual and available facts a or. Bonnell told the afro on thursday that he released the report i pts it As he received it from Coati aved oar Page 24, Cal 5 the body of his playmate after be had been killed by a pawing Auto at Vermont Avenue and eleventh Street Northwest in Washington. Monday. The Brown eyed Brown bodied dog whom we shall Call Prince because be could not Tell his name stood Over his pal after he was struck by a passing automobile jamming traffic for a half Block until a policeman by sheer Force earned him to the sidewalk and safety. Afro War correspondent with . Troops in North Africa in prig Al lip Mirin in who us la part to Ariulf l�rkl44t�,j Allied Force Headquarters via Mackay radio a complexities of the War provide All Stods of work. Some dangerous Athertob Ifim Burr fare hts Given second lieutenants Luther s. Riddick and Oliver w. Render son who Are Liaison officers at italian prison Camps fascinating i work. Riddick of Durham. j whose brother is an outstanding High school coach is Mesa officer j Henderson of Luther. Okla is la j Art Carter says he a aged 5 years army honorable discharge Button by Art Carter atom of War Corr Mab Al in n. Atria i have been 25 Days at sea 24 Days too Many. A we experienced an unfortunate incident no one wan injured or killed Quot Quot we had a real scare. I have aged Jye years lost ten pounds Abd Iota a it of sleep. For the past four nights i have slept on deck in the open air although the night arc extremely cold. Charge of personnel at the Camp. Neither of them Speaks More than fifty words of italian and it is interesting to see them transmit order via self made language. They occasionally have an interpreter but usually they perform their task by be stimulation and continued on Page 2, col 5 this Gold plated plastic Lapel Boh ton is now being distributed Locampo and will be awarded to if persons who lure been Bone Tail discharged from the army mud Quot a september Tim. A

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