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Baltimore Afro American Newspaper Archives Jul 13 1974, Page 3

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Baltimore Afro American (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Baltimore, Maryland John h. Thornton Engineer leaves housing Aller 28 years. John to. Thorton a mousing auth orly stationary Engineer for Hie past 28 years. Has announced is a Etta crave August i. Thorton. 65. 4500 Block of Fairview ave., was Hie first Black stationary Wincer hired by the housing authority. His Job was to supervise the heating and Cooling of the Edgar alien Cal relics from Page one was bad in 1936 Milen i got Here and it just seems to get worse. People with relatives in he Graves just done to seem to # it v the figure of is the Best estimate or. Pm lard could give. He explains. Quot some of the bodies Are buried three and font on top of each other and i just done to know for sure How Many there when Hie afro visited the cemetery this reporter found it to be Little More than a wasteland. The 22 acre site has weeds which stand As High As Trees and wild Bushes covering Many of the aged j tombstones most of which Are fallen Over or broken. Because of inadequate 1 records no one could give he afro a figure of the exact number of Blacks citizens in either cemetery i m r. Gillard estimated however that St. Peter s is i 35-per cent Black. Though not to such a great extent the grounds of St. Vincent to Are also found to be a less than ?t the Baltimore afro american july 13, 1974 Woodlawn cemetery is far removed from devas toted conditions of the other two. Located at 2530 Woodlawn drive it is a Beautiful modern cemetery. Woodlawn is 200 sprawl Poe and Frederick Dong ing acres of Well trimmed lass housing a projects. Al one Lime. Thorton helped operate the Central ave. Heating Plant one of the largest in the South. It generates Energy or Over 2.800 apartments. Thorton is married to mrs. Emma Thorton they have four children mrs. Alparna Samson Al Phonson thorium a night did operator and mrs. Cecelia Jones All of Baltimore. He is a Mclver of the a a age Board of direct tors Baltimore Urban it league presided. Poi ill a District demo Otic i g. A Niza tion of Bai in a Vic a president. Ama Mac Hunter foundation Home for the Blind and past grand master of the most worshipful Hiram til Aud Lodge. Retirement will not slow Thornton Down. Ii awes or. He intends to tenon Sci i i o n a r y engineering throughout tilt area. Trio Al and write a Book on the economic suppression of the Black labor Joice. Prison system being investigated state to attorney Cir Many persons involved in the alleged corruption in Hie state parole and prison systems. Testimony was produced by Robert m. Gordon at the Dennis Mcullo trial in Federal court that Gordon and sen. Clarence Mitchell ill received $1,500 to arrange a phone Job so that Donald Harrington could be released from prison for a work release program so lie could continue his gambling operation. George Beall the . Attorney Paul r. Kramer Joseph a. Kiel head of the Federal organized crime strike Force and Charles a. Rupper Berger Iii. Met with or. Allen on wednesday. County prosecutors Are investigating Hie prison system. Mrs. Charlesw Tipton. A a wife of Charles w. Tipton serving 10-year sentence at he House to of Ore on. Claims she pm id $13,000 to a county lawyer with the understanding her husband would be released. The afro Learned the Federal investigation is just beginning. It not Only involves Tipton bul several other people. Or. Cheek from Page one length in office would not be Good for the he noted. Quot this is an appropriate breaking Point because it comes just before fund raising programs get underway and we Are Between a a -29 retire Morgan state must now tackle the problem of finding both a successor for t ii e departing president and an acting College president. According to Frank do Costa or. Chairman of the Board of trustees to selection committee a five member Quot search team Quot will be formed for the purpose of screening candidates. The committee will be comprised of one Ronde in a a i i v e of the following groups the student body. The alumni the Board of visitors the faculty Senate and the administration on non teaching faculty. A a from Page one Gist mrs. Doris Wallace. Windsor Hills. Region Vii mrs. Mae Cornish. Matthew a. Henson mrs. Margaret Bwint George Street mrs. Lucille Williams Coppin Edgar Janscy. Robert w. Coleman mrs. Cleo James Mosher mrs. Car Otte Harper. Alexander Hamilton mrs. Lillian Bell Lafa Region vim William Jenkins or. James Monroe mrs. Rosalind Lee. Abraham Lincoln mrs. Vera Kinnear Irvington. Region in bar it la. In. Mildred Stotler Lister Charles Carro l Ada Weaver. Arundel mgt a Kershman. Brooklyn feathering Buckley Curtis Bay. No acting president has Yot been named although there Are two Concrete possibilities. One is former College Dean Percy Baker now a full time professor of biology who served As acting president when or. Cheek went to Africa More than a year ago. Another possibility is do tvs. Recently appointed College Dean Horace Judson. For the time being however. The College is presidents. A condition that Frank do Costa Hopes will soon be eliminated. A we Are going to move Wield to appoint an acting president and hopefully Ivy can have the vacancy filled within one grass and Hedges .�?�.with, healthy Trees colourful Flowers. Petite Bridges and running Brooks compete with live White swans. Gallagher. Evelius and Jones Law firm is handling the Sale of the cemeteries As Well As removing the bodies. A Richard o. Borndt says. Quot the respective churches both have dwindling congregations and finances that to Why it became necessary to tile lawyer told the afro. Quot negotiations will begin once we find buyers. It May take end year of Quot quota a no re o. We Wirt go court in j then?� the Bill passer by the Legi lature has two stipulation. The at chd obese of Baltimore and lie. Individual parishes must petition to the circuit court for a trustee. The trustee must then give adequate notice to All lot out relatives of persons buried and All other interested parties. A this must be done three times a month for three months. The trustee must Contact the interested persons individually. The costs of transferring the bodies is to be paid by the buyers and parishes. There will be no Cost to the relatives or lot owners it is speculated that the City will Purchase the St. Vincent to properly and it is hoped thai the Board of education will Purchase St. Peter to. 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