Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland
18 Mar 1961

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18 Mar 1961

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Baltimore Afro Amrerican (Newspaper) - March 18, 1961, Baltimore, Maryland Part ii of re fits Wells the second in a series on thi or Ohlms or Baltimore s unemployed John j. Smith is a labourer and one of Baltimore s 60.000 unemployed each work Dav at 6 . He reports to 317 n. Paca St., the hiring Hall for Hod careers a local 194. Lie stands hopefully by and prays he will be among the Lucky few sent out to work. For two months now. John has not Greeir chosen. But his two children still have to eat. The House rent must be paid and the Gas and electric company v wants its Money. Last wednesday John and some 300-other labourers were still standing a around when the available jobs had been filled. After 10 30 Roll Call. They lined up for the free Coffee and doughnuts Given away by the Union. Some went Back for seconds. They spent the rest of the Day playing cards and waiting. For a Call to work that never came. The jobless men joked about Public _ assistance. Which is a dignified name for Relief. A j done to want to go on web one said proudly Quot All i want is in the smoke a filled auditorium John and 300 other Union members Small groups. Some played checkers others just sat. Staring into space. All talked about the weather because their jobs depend on it being fair and Wai in As a result of the severe Winier half of in it Cal 19vs 3.000 members Are out of work but Union officials Are optimistic. John haves newly elected president of the local said a we have the work. We have the mercy a Hospital Job. The civic Center and por . All we Are wailing for is a break in the the anticipated break will probably come next month and the labourers who have. Be ii existing on a pre a venous hand a to Mouth basis will once again be drawing from $100 to $125 a week. They earn from s2.22 to s2 62 an hour. On april i., they will receive a 7 cents an ii our increase. The Hod carriers Union is integrated. Ninety nine percent of its members arc col ored. A a few White College. Make. Up. The balance. I Ilion officials the demand for unskilled and Semi skilled labor is diminishing. Albert la. Brooks the of ice manager said. A automation is a serious threat. In some instances the Hod Carrier is being replaced by the electric elevator. That carries bricks and Cement to the Upmier floor Levels on construction hut the boil carriers Are not seriously affected by Job discrimination based on lace. As one labourer put it j White Mon Don t fight for this kind my. A a a a a a i #. I a a # w a a a a a f a a ,r4, hard and the Money in i Long a a a. A a in the building , where the pay begins at $3 Btl an hour coloured workers encounter a Stone Wall of discrimination that is virtually impossible to penetrate. With by Exir Lions. Coloured workers Are denied membership Iii. The building trades frail unions. Herbert prestwidge. Business agent for Quot i 544. A segregated carpenters Union. Wild has spent \ ears fighting labor s racial exclusion policies said. The White Carpenter Union would not accept coloured members so in 1940 we. Binned our own local 511 has 150 journey men i hoi jibes and ten apprentices carpentry a p p r e ii t i cos earn from $2.08 to $3.13 an hour. Wildly they become journeymen. A the pay jumps to so w an Bour. Or. Prestwidge is not in f a or of segregation but he Sas the segregated local has to get work. Ile Points out continued on Page 3 Blue Streak edition a i 69th year no. 68 copyrighted 1961 by afro american co. For All material previously printed in the current National edition Baltimore my. March 18, 1981 32 pages to cents slain youth a Flash Gerrymander a amp Lack do Alesandro men ask legislature to change 4th District Boundary so As to preserve Complete control a Gallagher is a supporter of former mayor Thomas do Al the Pollack organization at it again. A. I sponsors of the Bill says it House Bill 895 introduced j is designed to set up new in. The state legislature legislative boundaries bal tuesday and referred to the tih Jore City. To Divide Mac City delegation would Ger population More even i y Tymander hic 4th Legisla j among the districts. Live District so Aslo Render present coloured majorities nut this is what actually ineffective. I happens to the registered thirty years ago when j a a a Lac a a an 1 5th of so Ward lines were so drawn i Quot pc ,. Fl1 n that a coloured voters could no c at preselect two Civ colitis tune ii. F1� percent of Luv Regis supporters of hid Atli Dis Rcd Vole a coloured 41.4 Hrict Boss persuaded the leg Apo cent is isl lure to pass a Hill under �?��?z., a which councilmen would Belda Sand Bill the Regis chosen from districts instead Fatien would to 52.8 per of Colori do 4 l2 1>erce, it was not until 1955 that Quot 0 1 another coloured City Council-1 a a a Man. Walter t. Dixon was to make Lins j percent elected increase of White voters in sponges of the inca la 4ul District 6981 White sure Are Richard t. Kon Bro i voters would be Transfer i us Hist a Alexander Stark red from the filth District. Loth Hist.�. And Francis x. From a party Angle White Gallagher 13rd Hist voters Are now 49 percent messers Bamboo and Stark of the registered democrats Are in the Pollack Camp. Or in the 4th District. A a Pentagon numbers Racket smashed under the Gerrymander proposed by the Pollack do Alesandro Bill while democrats would constitute 55 percent of to be roters coloured democrats 45 per cent. In order to increase the percentage of White voters in the 4th. The new Gerrymander of Pollack i d Alesandro supporters would Transfer continued on Page 2 clerics hit ii pm fired tens Leader Here sunday Page 32 teenager struck by a Row loses Eye a Page 32 society airs its Linen in police c ourt and an new Telephone dial system j shapes up for Iii lire Page Dunbar boy t l if it a. I in Annapolis prejudice i a of Don t know Why they Iliad to kill my boy. It was useless. 1rile Day before a Hunch bots chased him bul lie a made it Home. A Quot yesterday lie kissed me j and said Goodby. A Haft hour a biter he was j thus spoke mrs. Evelyn. Morris of 1335 Broadway thursday afternoon As she i awaited the release of her i Mearold son s body from he City morgue. A Vav \ Iii klic Mot. Anna him ,Broil no Arlion Luul i Bills claw Iii Iez i s. In a a As slain Villi a lid provident by Max Johnson a relaxed Patterson a a con mar Johansson sending the a act a Sid Crable Richer Man. Heavyweight. $10,000 and publicly Annun Cong hint Champion Floyd Paterson relaxed he s now his own Boss. After knocking out challenger Inge Quot a Quot aci1 ? at pm Quot a a a l Utill Quot Slot until i Ilni Olaf t spit. I i alti.imn-. . T Man Llic Riik Wirtl lie a a neral As a a Eva vol Lilly ill l l Iii hrs ill Tim i or in is Ivul r it Shui Var Iris and an Iii any such legislation will Ven Rule inv had argued of or re r,0vq react terms own Doss Quot Cunje a act Sio. 5511i�rav�?or� Senas is Aal. R a position. I Miami Fin. A aside from pulling the stung behind eluding u let a a shelved for As a result the Sli a renewal of land will fail his own admission that he him. And he reiterated a two years until the As my tiler ruths Arr to i he looked amal Gurissi in in doing pledge that the a act asked if it were Rue sch la it next 90-Day session charged with comic in m infernal Johansson monday would in Merit from the title thai he is no longer under the Hie session next year will ennui pole ourt today a Iron hand of d Amato fat be a 30-Day one. Umi a Ned in Lav unless there is a renewal of Man. Asking for any Terson replied. I p a a a he was addressing a Jam Washington 1 or. Marshall was do packed chamber Ujj c to lev lev feta Quot on pm scribed As a government us audience. Where citizens a a loves discovered Vednes-1 per visor whose supervisory aired their views on the bal Dav tint tic a had unwitting Lucli Vilics apparently extend Tun orc a ban renewal and in starred in motion and beyond those listed on his j housing Agency s project i. Still pictures taken by fed Job sheol. Proposed legislation. Oral agents who climaxed when charged he was car the judiciary committee he reels with a numbers _. A Aid in us final net. J con med on Page 2 before the curtain went Down agents had broken what they described As a halt million ? Dollar a. Sear numbers Racket of Prat it the heavy weight Ebay it Jovion confirmed ref Cru that Quot jus d Amati is no longer Quot i All a Powe Ilu Svengali away Light i made. Amp. A i looked showed no skill Only dung i did show Teiei ulu lation. A our Mal . Engaged. Hail trouble getting Limp every lung. In a Only with the stale budget Are of and the statewide puerile is a till Ncncy measures i two years ii inn non a slate election wifi have been held Aud Bine will be a new general assembl1., i the continued on Page 2 president s wife Dies at my. State a few Isi Hollander award goes to cig a for an most Amlog Conin?i1 a o a Japsen a in the driveway cd a but my toward the achieve. A Quot it. Siam a. Meanwhile to Lour l Al it now Helot the an in Hubly represent two separate proposals a Quot i a new provident. Hie plan has been advancer by Merhej two. Other ire a. Ams 13 and by Are being sought. Witnesses also said that most of tile buys wore members of a gang that Hung turf in a building known As Quot the Eastern la and police re. J Jot led that toting morn Fra lira it drowned i ins own blood alter he was silo in the a. I. Alter leg stat the youth ran to Tho loot Block of hoi and ave. Us Ioc he col what s cooking. Re in hic sprawling Pentagon building where billions of dollars in defense contracts Are handled. J suspects were known by. Name and face to the raid ors which included Treasury agent and Deputy marshals by the movies taken of them while a four month invest cation was under Way. A a a i Public meetings coming open to All i Given a Quot starring role Quot a k by agents was Henry i. Kingfish f Marshall. 46. Who was arrested at Bis Home. In the 1300 Block Massachusetts ave. New. Events a a March it Princess Anne a mrs mrs Williams Berain ill Jennie v. Williams. 55. Wile in september. I960 and was of or. John. T. Williams. \ Coni we president of Maryland state1 Lvov pied College at. Princess Anne Del. 9 to Del. La. My a tiled wednesday night1 and again nov. I to dec. At her Home on the Campus Flat la 55. A a Chai in. Law mortuary a funeral services Are charge of the funeral. Mime a it i equal rights and.up-. Poi unities for coloured per-1. Sons in Maryland to Johns . Group a student or it Baltimore urn1 vill ecu ivc la. Kith annual award of the Sui a Ney Hollander foundation on Sandav Al the annual dinner of hic Baltimore Urban league. To study tin to spinal rile boy was removed to the other propel Chines Johns Hopkins hot pita in conic mind on Page 2j a continued a it a 2 a a Yolande Dubois funeral Friday state department Public welfare a i St. Patrick weight rally Friday mooch a 12 30 ., i sponsored by the transport Kringen Pariti m Lori la Ftp a. -1 Veronica on air Hoard room state office building. City Council every monday 5 ., City Council Chambers. City Hall. State Keal estate commission Tion committee of. M y r a grand chapter oks. Prince Hall affiliation will be held at Harvey Johnson Center 1219 Druid Hill ave. At 8. . 1 two films featuring mar meets it h a Graham celeb Nike. A e,. Miss pc Onica Type. Bal-1 in state office building of a Jujj be shown in the Enoch timbre born Lyric Soprano act Date and time to be an Pratt. Free baby arvo a main a will appear on the Leonard \ noticed x Street 8 p in Bernstein television show i equal employment p it. , March to. At 4 opportune in a commis a r age Sale. With no A a can Day a j no holds barred As far As the i the program will be aired l. . Board room. J co a kind of articles to be con Tab a a in Baltimore Over War pies court building. Gay a ,. To Channel 2. Land Fayette Sis. I continued on Page 13 i scheduled Lur 12 noon Satin -. Mrs. Williams was born will be present a Day at Kali Assembly Hall of 4. I Khz. The daughter re pc for the groups a courage a Ion the Campus. A the late or. And mrs. T. G is and effective. A use of non a inter Mcnol will be in Lex w to Nch in. Solent action to abolish re. No a i Iii run ayin Imti Zeij r Dea h Aih Kington. Tkv. On monday at site was a graduate of rial discrimination. A Liams 0j v Laos Fri inc Bro Uklyn. N v. Home Wii in the Greenwood ome Terv. J Fisk i diversity and Collun a a a i a flux Jubia t diversity honorable mention Vav Aat i vier twas and a a awarded he no in. Ski in i by stale to loaf Suidt Wran. Inc. Am Tom it u Mlp a ,n3rr,?d1ken bar Ducat inn commit ii bliamsdeanute., j f dedicated service in to Beer a years Apt a a j Sparins Young people for Hies moved to the Cha in go 0f integrated continued on in ase 2p a a or or to i Dubois. J dead at the. Age of fit death came in expel t�dly4 on March 14 at 4 p in at ii if an hour alter physicians at Hopkins pronounced lie dead. Johns a Hopkins Hospital. The grief by where she was confined less j/1. Baltimore at i in. Than four hours. Mrs. Williams suffered i thursday. 1 mrs. William plane noon on child to . Y. Williams Dies at 55 $50 is the total let aside a Ach we a for Newt tips end Newt photo. For Newt tipi cell my. 5-6015, 6019, 1812 arid 1813 of no in , Jem i. 5-2522 or 3-3024. Spring your Pho lot to the City do tkv e. Inn Park Home for Dunbar High a school where she had Bren a teacher of history Jui Glish and dramatics sinc in a lir i in Bol now And his second Iii author slur lev Graham dub. A Quot services Are scheduled for Morgan Christian Center i the Morgan state cd a Civ Campus Al 3 Today. I Friday j. A by i Wilt let a in iii1 Mutt oui inned on Page to

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