Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland
15 Jul 1961

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15 Jul 1961

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Baltimore Afro Amrerican (Newspaper) - July 15, 1961, Baltimore, Maryland Could prize 69th year no. 102 Baltimore md., july 15, 1961 32 pages 15 cents a % in a no strings no tricks Al a it pays to. Read the afro a a this is the statement of an excited Reader who won to in less than ten hours after he read the announce Merit of the afro a a Brand Quot hew Cash prize contest. The afros crazy hash contest began on tuesday july la. Cashing in on wednesday morning was William h. Parker 2502 Terra Firma rd., Cherry Hill who is treasurer and member of the Board of trustees of Faith Baptist Church. Or. Parker said he was on the Job Ai the Waller a cities service filling station where he is assistant manager when he got hold of a crazy rash Bill bearing the serial number q 42083660 a. A a Motorist paid for Gas with the Bill and of. Park colossal crazy Kash number a 20482952 b the $1 Bill with this numbers Worth $50 if you have it come to the afro office before noon monday and collect your Money other crazy Kash numbers Worth 10 each will be found in Page Quot 3 of this edition. Or put it Ian fir pocket not knowing the afro crazy rash. Contest had been announced. Later when he got a Coffee break or. Parker said he read his afro and saw the announcement of the contest. Still later after he reached Page three he noticed the crazy rash serial numbers and a gain checking the Bills he had in his Potter. When or. Parker arrived at the afro office with the tuesday edition of the aft to and the crazy rash Bill he showed them to the crazy contest editor and collected a a a also on the receiving end when it came to greenbacks was Nathaniel William Dixon. 2818 Potee St., Baltimore City fireman who won $2.50 when his Auto tag number matched four of the consecutive numbers on one of the Bills. A a # now Here show the crazy Kash a contest works. Every tuesday and Friday the afros or. Greenbacks puts into circulation one colossal crazy Kash Dollar Bill and four crazy Kash Dollar Bills the colossal Krauv Kash Bill to be circulated today i tiday is Worth $50, a # concern t awes i / a a it. Juk sees a act on inside this Issue a retired teacher suffocates in fire. Page 32 a Earl Grant talks about his career family feature Page. A clean blockers vie for Flag today. Page 14 a society. Pages Roll sports. Pages 22-23 a theatre. Pages 18-19 Nite clubs. Page 20-21 by Chuck Stone Washington Quot one thousand three Hundred delegates to. The 52nd annual convention of the National association for the advancement of coloured people climaxed a Day of heavy politicking in the nation a capital on wednesday with a 40-minute meeting with president Kennedy. Sixty nine delegates rep resenting the a acpt a Board of directors state conference presidents regional chairmen regional representatives of the youth and College divisions and the National staff actually were the Only Persona admitted to the meeting held in the presidents private study on the second floor. A act Board chairman Bishop Stephen Gill Spotts Wood read a Long prepared statement to the president praising his various executive actions on the civil continued on Page 9 free room and Board staged a sleep in Richmond a coloured Delegate to the Republican state convention last weekend was Given a luxurious suite without charge and courteous dining room service at the John Marshall hotel a but Only after he had had a most unusual experience. Or. Martin l. King to speak at student protest meeting sat. He is e. A. Dawley jr., an attorney from Norfolk a. Upon hit arrival in Richmond late., on the night of july.7, Mir Hawley telephoned the botel from a by. Station and was informed that the hotel had a vacancy. However when he arrived at the hotel he was advised that there was no room available. Or. Dawley said that continued on Page 16 meanest thief in Baltimore a took elderly woman s $91 meanest thief in Baltimore is the Man who relieved 73 year old mrs. Mary Davis 226 Strieker St. Of $91 thursday All the Money she had. Police were advised that the him a Hammer described As Stop tall Well dressed and wearing a narrow brim Straw hat represented himself As a member of the Burma staff. Mrs. Davis registered at the Central office of Burma for an apartment. It is believed the Flim Flammer followed her to her Home. She reported that he came to her Home and told her a a in a glad to inform you of a vacancy in the Lexington. Poe Homes be there at one at his urging she turned Over to him $76, which he said was needed for two months advanced rent. Lie asked for $30 additional for moving but condescended to assume half of the balance Quot because of your when mrs Davis arrived at the Lexington a Poe Home there was of course no vacancy. A i Frank Veney Lexington Poe manager told the m that ii aft that in his opinion the Flim Flammer was Quot the meanest thief in the w orld to take advantage of an elderly woman like the Money represented her welfare Check. Because his suspicions were aroused he inquired of a hotel employee had any coloured guests Ever stayed there and was informed that none had. He then asked hotel officials to refund his taxi fare this request Leing refused. Whereupon a or. Dawley said he stripped Down to his underwear _ and. Went to sleep on a sofa in the Middle of the hotel lobby. About two hours later he was awakened and Given a key to a luxurious suite on the third floor of the hotel. In the morning he was awakened and invited to breakfast in the dining room where he was courteously served. Or. Dawley said that during his Short stay the hotel treated him so Well that he almost Felt guilty a As the convention ended on saturday and or. Dawley prepared to leave along with other delegates it occurred to him that the hotel did no to know his name since he had never registered. Or. Martin Luther King noted civil rights Leader will address a conference of the student non violent Coordie a a Naling committee is acc it the Prince Hall masonic Temple 1307 Eutaw place kla.ra., All meetings Are open to the Public the local a acc unit and the civic interest group Are Host to the conference. Speaking at an 8 . Meeting saturday will be James Farmer president of the Congress on racial Equality Cor sponsors of the widely publicized Freedom riders. Ignored in other nationally known figures expected to attend Are the Rev. James Lawson who was expelled from the Vanderbilt school of divinity. In a segregation hassle Ann Braden author of Quot the Wall Between or. Quot Benjamin Mays president of Morehouse College miss Ella j Baker of Atlanta a National Owca official and Harry Golden lecturer and author. A highlight of the conference will be a walk to Washington to dramatize the injustices continuing in interstate Commerce 4n the South. The walk to Washington was initiated last summer and Tony Adona then planning committee chairman participated. Or. Adonai has since died. In his Honor this Summers walk and those held in the future will be called the Quot Adona nevertheless As he turned in his key and expressed his thanks for such genial service he asked for his Bill. Ile was informed that everything was a on the House a and that the hotel had enjoyed his stay there. The hotel manager Harry a. Simpkins said that it was an actual fact that there was no vacancy when or. Dawley arrived but. That he was give a room As soon As one became available. Quot he was a Fine gentleman. He ate in our dining room and was extended every Courtesy Quot or. Simpkins pointed out. The hotel manager said or. Dawley was not asked to pay for his accommodations Quot because we Felt Rev. Martin hither King a a scheduled to speak Here saturday morning ministers join a act tile recent refusal of service to an ambassador from Chad Africa at a restaurant near Edgewood md., has revealed dial gov. J. Millard Tawes is without authority to prevent a recurrence of such insults to foreign dignitaries. Gov. Tawes is relying on Quot moral persuasion to halt such humiliating incidents to foreign dignitaries travelling through Maryland. The state has no Public accommodations Laws or other statutes to legally require Public establishments to offer open services to foreign diplomats of color therefore Many citizens arc blaming gov. Tawes for these incidents which have brought unfavourable attention to Mary Jand. A the aroused citizens arc recalling that the governor and his administration foiled to support passage of Public accommodations legislation during the past session of the general Assembly. In Boycott movement by Edward peeks Washington the do. A act called monday for a new All out Alibi continued on Page 2 the conference sos Sions begin today Friday Aud extend through sunday july 16. Reginald Robinson Baltimore a acc chairman and the local group along with Clarence Logan. Civic interest group chairman and members Are hosts. Representatives of the youth organization will be joined at the meetings by members of the Natch Core and other civil rights groups. Edward King. Of Atlanta nationally known youth Leader and executive Secretary of a acc said the conference is expected to result in a program for the fall Agenda of activity and the fall conference to be held either Nashville Tenn. Or in Jackson miss in october. Tack on Job discrimination in Banks department stores and other downtown firms. More than too Baptist ministers applauded the Call by the Quot Rev. E. Franklin Jackson a act president who addressed the clergymen at my Bethel Baptist Church first St. And Rhode Island ave., new. The Baptist ministers conference observed Quot a act Day at the regular weekly meeting and took out. A life membership in the organization a a a they voted unanimously Quot the of West Iotis of whisky May not be a proper one for the pulpit but its out there in the the Rev. Or. Jackson said Quot of our mom hers did no to drink it. The whisky Industry would go out of a clergymen laughed then he said complaints Are reach Jug the afro that the governor even now according to his Public statements appears to lie concerned with the treatment to coloured foreign diplomate rather than coloured citizens As a whole. Maryland a latest insult to a foreign dignitary occurred on june 26 Al a restaurant on route 40. Near Edgewood. Adam Malik Soo amb Assade to the United states and to the United nations Quot we Arentt going to get from Chad Africa twas re Anvil Ling in Tho District of i Kusmi Servi at lha Reslau Oil Iliia unless we put a Quot because o his race Anil pressure on the pocketbook co or of men who control these of ambassador Soo was in route from new York to Bank presidents and Heads Washington i the Lime to of other firms generally have iv.1 a cry Ujj i j president John i. Kennedy. Refused to. Discuss the Job problem Quot with Quot a nun Merild the a a Trident a Brough to revitalize a City wide Campaign against what the Rev. Or. Jackson termed Quot Token Ile cited Banks building and Loans associations . Transit insurance companies. The Bevcar Agcaoi whisky industries for them to hire coloured Drivers and salesmen. Group thai opened Tho drive role to from luring the past syna"1 Kenney Ami the slate though a few hired a Token j t i in Washington. R a. I Lim i Ufa a remt Norfi number of coloured White Coll taws reminded continued on Page x that ambassador Soo is the continued on Page 2 2 lawmakers hit bugs being worked out re slow Start on work for welfare some workers show some dont Baltimore still was trying to get the bugs out of its work for welfare program at weekend. A the new program under which Able bodied welfare recipients on the employable Relief Rolls must work out their Grants on an hourly basis got underway on wednesday. Approved by the Board of estimates for a six month trial period the work for re Lief program had been scheduled originally to get i under Way on july i. Vincent j. Charnasky administrative officer in charge of the program for necessary physical Examina More workers Tim a smaller number actually had showed up to work. Insult to dignitary Mil Welcome Mil Dixon the Bureau of Waler Supply which Hopes to use a i a or a i in r is Topi Orabik mat some of the men Are going5 of the workers. Halt Mouriz Iau administration did to lose part of their regular on wednesday when six pm t0 sup.0il it on ,.-/irixinn Wica were assumed. One of lhc�7-�?z. Vav. R. The Man with themon Fey or. Moneybags the Man who puts into circulation the Dollar Bills in the afros crazy contest is shown making a Purchase in a store at division and Cumberland its. On tuesday. The Bill put in circulation was the welfare department a Iii Quot Worth $25 in the contest but it was not turned in before the thursday noon deadline. Be on the Lookout for the a Bills in the crazy Kash contest. For full details see the Story above. Said thursday tile economic situation Here will be a Factor in the Success of the program. A t. 4 r s i a a of the 240 persons who Are expected to eventually qualify for work or. Char. Nask said 50 had taken the Quot Many of us have been pleading with til Maryland slate officials and lawmaking bodies for a number of years to put our nation s interest above any personal pc i femurs. Quot it is deplorable that oui Ejli in Luau Jaii i inca if Euial i a a. Imp Iii to support a Mosul ton Grant by working because acre. Assigned. Ane of How Unm la. , u a they will have to put up at it our came Back thursday mapans. Which. Would cents each Dav for transport to i a joined by j to of a Kovl tins terrible a a a three who were assigned for Vass mini of Havig to thursday reported l . A hot l a Schuerholz water Engineer ambassador from Chad. An aug Ciurciu it eau a Jcj or Schuerholz said his pre employable and if they Bureau a will be Able to use mrs. Reahr of. Welcome had other jobs they would \ the 25 if we can get House of delegates member have to get to work thera i the first Crew hns been nth i Ball ism this selves.�?�. Us a Culm no Rass from Lle statement thursday in a in Rita had two of pm Lakott Ltd eng her reaction to the re. Tho lors on wednesday 8idc lie Riser vol Csc or Temh of a War and three thursday. Two a v re Quot an the in i move on to similar work at african dignitary. Hernia Rwanda roman in the Quot 1 a for Ruid a it Man. To Chron a Hospital building All h Quot Charnasky a. Furs Lodata trs Quot to workers were scheduled to support passage of a Public begin today Friday on accommodations Law. Mrs. Sewers and that seven Welcome appealed to Oft would be assigned to the rials of Public places to drop mrs Cuntin sued on. Page 2 i continued on Page 2 i action to and from work. Or. Charnasky said there were no plans to alter this arrangement because Quot the the of Juit of gov. J. Millard tiles to support passage of state wide Public a prom it Dat ii it legislation has in in blamed by a lawmaker for tile discrimination incidents occurring to dignitaries travelling Iii Maryland Irma to. Dixon hoist of delegates member Uhll. Ballo further charged that gov. Tawes plea to halt discrimination toward african dignitaries Only was not the solution to ending such incidents. This she said. Merely Foyers another Typo of a _ Between Ute african dignitaries and coloured american citizens. Mrs. Dixon jointed out that Tim solution to this i obtain lies in Tho state enacting legislation to provide under the housekeeping supervisor. City hospitals. Which a Comek under the City welfare department said it could Quot take substantially equal Public accommodations for a persons Iii. Or travelling throng Maryland. Here is the full text of Dixon s statement to continued on Page i by

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