Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland
17 Jun 1961

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17 Jun 1961

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Baltimore Afro Amrerican (Newspaper) - June 17, 1961, Baltimore, Maryland Grace followers May get ,200 each Story in column d 69th year no. 94 copyrighted 1061 by Aiho Ambunan Ca for til Mit Rokl Petrio Uii printed in the currant nation edition Baltimore md., june 17, 1961 Lii Alii xxx text 32 pages 15 cents gunfire Row Over children estate in at stake by Ralph Matthews Philadelphia each of the late daddy Grace s followers will automatically become $1,200 Richer in the very near future if plans now afoot to place his vast wealth at the disposal of the cult membership Are brought to fruition. This is part of the plan of the faction of the House of prayer for All people headed by Enoch Walker who claims he is the Only survivor of the original corporation which earned the famed evangelist to Fame and Fortune before his death last year in California followed by a series of trans continent funerals. This division of the spoils of the Mystic kingdom is just the beginning it was revealed to the afro exclusively this week by James Walton treasurer and coordinator of the a share the wealth project. A a is in making the disclosure the incorporator brought to Light some hitherto unknown facts about the meteoric Rise of a Sweet daddy Grace whose followers numbered thousands All Over the nation. Iran affidavit filed with the Secretary of state of new Jersey or. Walker sets fourth that a he along with seven other musicians formed a corporation in conjunction with the Hen Little known daddy Grace Back in the �?T30�?Ts. A the band visited various continued on Page 7 4 inside a a n a Ike Dixon Abail Bond License suspended Page 32 a b be o station nears end of the line feature Page a mayor Hunting for a Young Yankee Doodle Dandy Page 32 a graduation p i c t ures and stories pages 14 and 15 miss Burroughs estate set at $63,000 Washington mis Nannie h. Burroughs who died Here recently at the age of 82, has left an estate exceeding $63,000 in Cash property and personal effects. George e. C. Hayes or. Burroughs attorney re leased details of the will of which he is one or tar it executors. He also is one of six persons named to share in the division of household and personal effects. In addition to the attorney other executors of the estate of the Baptist Leader and educator Are mrs. Janie c. Bradford and miss Orestes Wood of Chicago. A or. Hayes received a parcel of land at Highland Beach md., and mrs Bradford listed As a a life Long and devoted Friend a was bequeathed $2,000. A other bequests included $1,000 each to Alice Smith the women a missionary Union of Virginia the women a auxiliary of the National Baptist convention Margaret Quinzer of Charles continued on Page 2 school changes for 96 teachers ii. 1. Vii the school Board commissioners thursday approved 96 promotions and transfers of personnel in the department of education. Ten persons a four former supervisors. And six vice principals a were Given principalship. Twenty four principals will be transferred effective sept. I. While eight will receive an increase in salary 16 will make the change without their pay scale being affected. Ten teachers have been appointed vice principals and 15 current vice principals acting principal. One teacher in a charge one helping teacher and five classroom teachers were appointed vice principal. In other personnel action four demonstration teachers were promoted Quot a specialists and 18 teachers upgraded to specialists. One teacher was named special assistant and another picked As teacher in charge three teachers were granted leave for further study and eight permitted leave to recover from injuries will be transferred Accord. Sustained on St ing to the approved recon emendations. Three other vice principal have been appointed supervisors and one promoted to in past Koger Heads unit on former grand jurors insurance Man Earl Koger has been named chairman of the Maryland crime investigating committees former grand jurors committee. The unanimous vote approving or. Roger was taken during a meeting thursday at the lord Baltimore hotel at which or. Koger and Charles Della Al Cio Secretary a treasurer for Maryland and Washington . Received certificates As directors of the mc1c. His selection to head the committee Quot of former grand jurors came a Day after the grand jurors association of Baltimore rejected him and or. James m. Pair by a 28-23 standing vote. Despite wide criticism of los discriminatory practice of barring a lored. The association still refuses to admit them. A it i Alvin j t. Zumbrun executive director of the Mic told the afro or. Koger would Supply names. Of persons he feels could be it Benefit to the crime committee because of their . A selection of these persons will be on the basis of their ability to assist Jhaj crime committee in its fight against crime and juvenile or. Zumbrun said. A wednesday Mertzon Ednerl Story a Captain of detectives Baltimore county conferred with k. David Hackett executive director of the presidents committee on juvenile delinquency and youth crime at the department of Justice in Washington. They reviewed with him the Federal governments program in this Field and will have the departments cooperation in the similar project the crime committee is doing in Baltimore county at request of police chief Gilbert l. Delve. Abandoning of schools by Louis Lauher attorney general Robert f. Kennedy appears to be on solid ground in arguing that no state can abandon its Public school system to deprive coloured children of their constitutional right to a Public school education on an a segregated basis. In other words. A state must maintain its Public system and do so without racial segregation. Or. Kennedy makes a this argument in the St. Helena Parish county la school suit which is pending before a three a judge Federal District court in Baton Rouge la. A i i the three judges asked the Justice department which entered the suit As a Friend of the court and the attorneys general of All 50 states As Well As the coloured plaintiffs and the St. Helena Parish school Board to submit briefs on the far reaching question of whether the due process clause of the 14th amen Lmont requires every state to maintain a system of Public schools for children. Or. Kennedy s answer to this question in Brief is that the states have a Cou Situ continued on Page 15 new principals these four former user visors were appointed principals at the schools indicated mrs. Rebecca Carroll ele Mcnary . 118 miss Charlotte Hunt Yor Wood elementary . 219. Lilly Stevenson Joseph Harrison Lockerman Elemen tary . Too and miss Anna Williams. Thomas Jai Ferson elementary . 232. A i i the following vice principals were appointed principals of schools indicated mrs. Lucia Agnello from vice principal. Arlington elementary . 234 to principal Sidney Lanier elementary . 14 mrs. Selma Bamberg from Vicc Prin Cinnlt. Liberty Elemen tary . .64 to principal. Hazelwood elementary . 210 mrs. Carrie Carter from vice principal Samuel Coleridge elementary . 122 to principal Miles w. Connor elementary school. No. 143 a _ Edwin Cebell from Vic principal. Canton elementary and Junior High . 230 to principal. Harbor View elementary . 244 mrs. Mildred Stotler. Front vice principal Louisa m. Alcoa elementary . 59 to principal Holabird elementary . 229 m is. A m vice principal. Mary e. Rodman elementary . 145 to principal. Daniel a. Payne elementary . 121 Transfer mrs. Marguerite Smith now principal of Beechfield elementary . 246. And Robert Curland. Principal of Guilford Avenue elementary . 32, head the list of school Heads being transferred with new pay Scales. As of sept i they will head the Robert Poole elementary and Junior High . 56 and sir Robert Eden elementary . 20, respectively. Others arc i a 6 miss. Jessye Bennett from Daniel a. Payne elementary . 121 to hic continued on Page 15 both shot a Babysitter Quot an to a four year old child were wounded int burst of gunfire thursday afternoon As a result of a dispute Over children in the Perkins Homes in Southeastern Baltimore. Scores of other residents and hundreds of children attracted to the scene from a nearby playground were sent scurrying for cover when a rain of bullets from a revolver peppered the s. Dallas St. Project. When the smoke cleared whee a that is the reaction of these third graders at school 144 and thousands of other Baltimore pupils As the City a schools dose today Fri. to killed during Shotgun mishap by youth 12 a this blood ran out by the gallon. A it touched me so that i cried. It was pitiful. A the other Little boy just stood wringing his those were the comments of a woman who witnessed the tragic death of a 12-year-old school boy tuesday afternoon the youth William Matthews or. Of 702 n. Bruce St. Was killed almost instantly when a blast from a .12 gauge Shotgun Tore away the left Side of his face. The accidental shooting in the rear of the 1700 Block sergeant Gordon Beer re Harlem ave.wasw4focssed ported that after the accused by the dead boys 10-year-old sister Patricia and a group of playmates. Western District police picked up a 10-year-old youth following the 2 . Shooting. Miss Vivian Bruce 23, 1200 Block Burgundy .St., and Linda Reid 200 Block s. Dallas ct., Lay wounded in the Church and Home Hospital. Miss Bruce suffered gunshot wounds of both legs and a array Bullet shattered Little Linda s right foot. Hospital officials listed their conditions As it. James Cox of the Southeastern District said a Mother auf daughter were being held for investigation Iii connection with the shooting. Eyewitnesses to the shooting sold mrs. Shirley Thompson. 200 Block s. Dallas it. An intended target for one of the wildly aimed bullets barely escaped injury or death by Lucking into her apartment. Instead the shot struck Linda a foot As she sat on the Steps next door witnesses reported. Before emptying the revolver. It witnesses who looked on in terror said hic pistol wielder shot Down miss Bruce As she tried to escape into the apartment of mrs. Edna Kropp. A widow who was watching television. Three other bullets wide of the Mark slammed in the door one breaking the Glass panel. Two lodged if tile wooden Frame. Ltd it almost had a heart at boy appeared on the Back Steps of his Home holding a Rifle. A he said a look Here Junior a and the gun urn la Quot Quot toi tack a mrs. Kropp told the one neighbor said Trio Akito. The do fondant a resident blast sounded Jakc an Auto she and a Friend. Ralph the 1700 Block Harlem ave. Mobile Back were watching a it in was released in custody of Tho dead boy s niother.1, s. Us. I1 11 a his parents wednesday fiend yrs Tarot Hows said a rams and hanging Inu a juvenile a min hearing j my Sun us , Tho dour seconds before my a Juvenal Wain Muling. So e was jul i Jjon a u j a started in c in i ,-v0lim ran a an<1 4 Lank mrs. Thompson said the ii it it ssh said. Tile on the door with nil ins Hie. Argument began when a shooting occurred As a group .�j0 r.,j baking and say woman began beating Hie of children were about to Cool ave shot Junior a former a 10-year-old dough themselves off with a Garden Hose. Continued on Page 2 welfare work program still in idea stage police and Down until by George w. Collins the i City a program to make Able a bodied welfare clients earn their keep scheduled to Start july i. Is still Little More than an idea. A Check with agencies concerned. This week showed no one has been appointed to head. The program. Neither Are there any clerks or a welfare recipients and the Agency. Also vacant is a clerical position approved by the Board of estimates to Aid in administering the Long talked about program. A a a. Methods to be. Used in screening examining assigning and paying workers Chinery to implement Thev soil to set up she plan approved by Hie Board of estimates. Welfare director Esther Lazarus whose Agency will play a key role in the program told the afro the whole operation is in. A state of unread Ness and she can to _ possibly see How it can be the. Iki Lof Jiel month. Said. Enrolling workers under workmen a compensation coverage and setting up machinery to deduct Federal and state taxes Are among other details remaining to be worked out the director declared is -.gaft4->giv�.-yw any idea in Mong out minor details the coordinator mus file appointed. Her department is helpless until the civil service commission acts on this matter. Miss Lazarus said. Thomas j. Murphy chid examiner and executive Secretary of the commission. Said his Agency will name a coordinator As soon As miss Lazarus tells them what Skype person she wants. A miss Lazarus called me yesterday and said she needed two people Coo Dinalo and or said wednesday say what qualifications Are needed. -get-Semethmg-49 a a coordinator or. Murphy A she did t i a i asked her to give us something in writing which will Aid us in naming a qualified in answer to a query Aslo whether the program will be delayed beyond the scheduled stalling Date. Charles l. Benton budget director who outlined it to the Board of estimates june 3. Said. A it does no to have to. But it s up to miss a a a the program according to my. Benton Calls for 201 men and $9 we Speni Able to work1 but can to find employment and now on welfare Rolls to perform general Tabor tasks for the cite. Bellair recipients enrolled in the plan will he paid the prevailing wage Nile Lor City labourer re i lit per hour. Number it hours w or kid a will. Depend on i or amount a giant Quot the Are Felt cuing in Public assistance fur instance a person receiving $10 1 of. Month will be req in cd to work i hours each Mouth. To finance the Pilot plan. Or. Benton stated the Board of estimates approved a $10,000 appropriation. The coordinator of Liaison officer is scheduled to draw $6,000 annually while the clerk will _ Fie paid $4khzthe budget director said. Ter. Quot i called us tilings quieted they left a i shortly afterwards the 1 Mother said. The argument j started anew. Attracting hundreds of children playing on hic project while her daughter pm sued the argument with mis a Thompson and Lier baby sit in. The other woman slip cd unnoticed upstairs \ continued on Page 2 Don t Lei Lack s of funds cause Lack of vacation they will work in the de j fun ibis year use the a Lafko classified ads to a Oscil your a Don t needs Lor extra vacation Cash. _ How it so going show the Type of person re a and at City work who will head ii. No be appointed is a she added a because Al the quire we can make up an maintenance work. body know because Essen Al Row coordinator who will serve As a Liaison Between affected moment i just done to before a Start is made on examination a or. Murphy said. Cutting grass shrubbery. And tending rally it is still a paper organization. My. 5-6015

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