Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland 20 May 1961
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Baltimore Afro American (Newspaper) - May 20, 1961, Baltimore, Maryland
Rev. Smith loses his divorce plea Story in column 7 Blue Streak edition a a Quot a a a a a 69th year no. 86, 1061 by afro Amzi Ucan co. Or All Tea menu pro trl Quity printed la the current National edition Baltimore md., May 20, 1961 32 15 cents startle Ess report editor has Quot there a difference in what the Low says you can do end what you can of by Moses j. Newson afro City editor � de. Note Aero City editor Moses Newson Rode with the Freedom riders on Luicir trip through the South. Ile was aboard the bus outside of Anniston Ala., Titi a it was burned by a hate mob sunday. He and the other Freedom rifles were saved from a probable Lynching by the presence of two state investigators. Or. Newson lost his camera on the bus and was burned on the ear Baltimore. My. Friendship Airport never looked so Good to my it did thursday afternoon when new our jct pulled in from Orleans. ,. After two weeks in the heat hate and hell of with the Freedom riders a Chung Back to bal More brought in v operation Dixie riders k a Winever be the sat to a the courageous Freedom riders won to Ever by the a a tame the it a Init vast Long lbs . Quot to go ooh a spirit so wit High Hopes in their country and Fellowmen. They held some of the most democratic meetings Iver attended. I things got rougher safely began to take a More important role and every Man wanted to have his say and cast his vote on plans. They spoke bluntly. There were no political leaders Jost Leople with feelings about How bom to do what had to be done. Bul the beatings the tensions the shocks the a Contr of the hating the open lawlessness and the bus Riding mile a ter mile took its toll. A. they left for their Homes Ali urday some were painfully injured some considerably nervous and others just weary. It will be a Miracle if All their and psychological wounds eve Eiji deep South was that Tough. A a # pm if a map Freedom ride Over but fight goes on Moses j. Newson re sunday. has been ported in the press. There remains no doubt in a. In. A a a a Back the feeling to wage Nulf troied a rican Camren inn rights under the land the coloured citizen has no Juch rights in Dixie. Nor has the while Man any rights. When he stands up tor Justice for his coloured brother. It May be hard for a person unfamiliar with deep Bouth tradition a were some of cores 1061 Freedom riders to believe or understand the in what the Law says a citizen can do. And what a coloured Man actually do in Dixie. Guardians the peace would have allowed hip most Grill come aboard the bus and beat to a pulp had not stale investigators Ehi m. Cowling and Harry Sims kept them Back. There seemed to be a thousand cars behind leaving Anniston and the Little White one ahead slopping the bus. � no police intervened. Then the tire went Flat and we slopped. I have no idea what Cpl. Cowling or Cpl. Sims feel by Moses j. Newson new Orleans la. cores to 1961 Freedom riders climaxed their Dru Natie exp do a of deep at a mass rally Here May 17. Pressures please Don t segregate ?� i a . Carey and Ruby Looi Bard chairman j it Core in be ave Wenis. Which earlier Widm Ligday. A me Tinti will examine discrimination in Many areas of tily so of tired Otago 32 a a l hard look Al integration seven years after the supreme court decision. Page 17 a do. Joseph Watiers named to biology Post at the 2lst annual stale con state. Page in for enc of a act branches Kour Folkers eve 1961 will Convene at Sharp Street . Open i�agc32 memorial methodist Church. A or. I. 0. W. Holmes Dolphin and Elling sis., involved in Accident Page . Saturday. 32 highlight of the Confer Jence. Whore the state to 22 i branches will be represent cd will be a Jixie ipod address by or. Robert Weaver Federal housing administrator. Or. Carl Murphy Clair Man committee., will preside Al the luncheon. A act president. Or. Lillie m. Jackson will present citations and awards following the main address. Among those bonding greetings to the Day Long meeting will be i a Phillip Quot it <00wran pre Dent. City Council Odell Annapolis a Tho. Failure of gov j. Millard taws to reappoint or. A Tallen to the Anne Arundel county Board of education was a pertinent Issue a in fact the Only live Issue Ive had. A already were. M6 rail log i6r idled hic kit Ruth Sra ii representing. Gov. About integration. Bul they Southern St the and Are men who believe in the tol Laws arc rigged against Law Andia fulfilling their the coloured citizen and fed eral Laws Are simply disregarded. Equal Protection under the Law. Indications hat the violence wracked iwo week Freedom ride had launched another major round in he integration fight came a a banquet � presided. Jlmes Farmer. Core actor. Was in Walliin Etoir where his father Dweik saturday. Fiery Rev. . Freedom rider from. High Point. N c., . A a lion Miliard to was or. Fun trnian l. Templeton. Urban vague a Burwood Brown. Sci Waller t. Dixon. 4lh District Alderman was City councilman speaking Here wednesday . Irma g. , 4lh analysing the rest los of hic wife wins . Lula e. Smith lop Mother of mom win mtg Gujri Aidif a ofor that Jeason. It Cost his candidate the Nvvf w Jar rim Many coloured citizens and i Nuin Ai those who were ?� gel it. Nashville group went on a we sought equal Protection ride and 3,500 pickets under the Law we did not marched Al greyhound and Trall Way bus terminals in 30 cities. Student and adult leaders along to Freedom ride route promised to take up he bus and Quot terminal integration fight and the overflow crowd of 1.500 at new Zion Baptist chuch roared District Delegate to the Maryland general Assembly. And . Grace Hunt. Director. Madison Avenue Owca. Mayor Auy election tuesday whip brought an overwhelming Victory for the republicans. Gop candidate tor mayor. Joseph ii. or. Scored a two to one Victory Over his Opik no it. Do Mccrai Rev. Smith was confidant. And consultant duly. i live i will nov or forget the showdown look i a a Quot ? v the it a Vrap Cowling to face after Carey. Core Field director travelling with the free. Bruehl his Lucacc Dom riders on their trip Mio of Roagni Luggage the deep South was a Shock. Continued on Page 3 ing and unforgettable cd per Ince. A its my personal feeling that ally. Gen. Robert f Kennedy was a bit upset too when he found that his pc quest for Protection did t Cut any ice Down in Ala Bama and Mississippi. J isl John Paterson told a a a t a a tort a ois Enior citizen Dies at 94 so Many words get out of a. Alabama now. Appeals for help went All a of your the was up to atty. Gen. Branch Keystone of Robert v. Kennedy who was ?� will be Lead by sympathetic but apparent-1 Bosler b. Current National a. Ash Annall. Hubert ii in had trouble getting co-1 Dilmor of Hronn civics. Operation of stale and local the Rev. Ll., Octavius officials in providing Llis Graham will head a pane Freedom riders Protection. Considering a Chun hand so Campbell who had Hio Tjai k j Iii of gov. Taws and inc com Tyr to i n Phipps. Pay wife Alimony minister wife and witnesses testify excerpts of court hearing with questions and answers Simms the National office. Quot Progress of school integration in Maryland to coun. ? be Given by or. A Man. Were also returned to he had Mui Ghl i free-1 Ulerv. Dom if. A i i a a a for did riot ask Foi � he a barged his wife of Divore. Bul Roscoe v0 years with Riel and i Stead Parker fair Ali Ward refusing it it Ligate at the polls. Or. Brown and there arc it some things a j o h n i it . You done to believe. 94. This City Best j Jjck posed for an afro imagine if you can. Al Golicci known senior citizen will be photographer with one of his men from inc City of annus-1 2 . Sun ton Ala Dav at Asbury . Ling w Ith members of a mob who arc threatening hic lives of bus. Passengers Abd at Church where he faithful member. . ?t Millard Tawes governor of Maryland on in Contini cd on Page 2 was a i breaking out windows and a tar. Simms the sole sur-1 slashing tires. Living member of his imme this we at a am Cic Donin Brewer Hill 1�? beside Bis parents or. Ana airs. William Simms. His body win Lle in slate Al he Church from 6 . Fri Dav until funeral time. Russell named to jail Board mayor j. Harold Grady sent the City Council on thursday for confirmation the names of two republicans new members of the jail boat d the deceased was considered much a landmark of Annapolis any of the inanimate objects of historic significance in the stale to capital he had been employed at the slate House since he was they Are 12 years old and often boast i Corgi l Russelljr. Al cd of Havir seen 17 Mary Tornch 2.117 w. Mosher st., land governors come and and or. Joseph g. Laukaitis. Go. It Quot z. ?, 4406 Garrison in an afro in blvd june. 1959. Or. Simms Altri or. Russell will fill hic bul cd his longevity to his a unexpired term of Foster live life. � � Fanseen who resigned. A a in the lived Day by Day Al mayor Grady noting that ways keeping ?t,s4erm expired a of Haven to had ?-r this coming 1/ also think about the years slip Ping by. A Man no older than be feels. A and i surf recommended thai or. Russell be appointed for a full four year term to end on done to feel ? 92. July i. 1965. Or. Laukaitis. Brother of William Laukaitis City postmaster lids toe unexpired / continued 2 a a annl. A Raffl a of guess i just Haven had Lime to grow ?� Quot w. Zimmerman a it ate of Sci tools. The mooting will adjourn following election and installation of officers Al 5�? pm � ref India and one a trip Wili be awarded Cila in the fourth Ward .s. They arc Weldon they arc hic City to two a Irist Phoi. Adv Donald coloured aldermen among the i -., Bol ii i i cd Mck. And heir City Council Republican scats in ? Alec Hon. Or. Brown won Over Bis. Democratic opponent. Nor i Man Al Rev. By a Vole cd 570 to 321. It i or. Parker was no i los flu of of Howard . � eight in the City Counce. Or. Parker fourth Ward g ave or. Griscom the lugh rap Acap Arkle Robin list percentage Victory Olain son youth i it or a of Balli a in the his bid for t i continued on Page 2 continued on Page 2 my. Rigol a � hic Mim Lii a to Call for file Neil for i � your my Morial 1�? Ali i m or. I i a cat Liliu May 2gt i a i Tun. Not it a est my Al pin Ikmon Albino ii and Mij Joii Lur two it it Nura porn Hildn Nuho be depends nos Harlem agitators disrupt May 17 anniversary meeting by Steve w. I l a and a lain Conolt Ali iliac it of Hie Pri inh a. Anda logans Lii re hint. And a Lew to i hrs hot it _ of w York it ?" integral. No Sepa in a de to ii to to Jie Niue if Small band of Black � and top it lion at the fitted Nai imn i Lojo to my i to a Fini slav Dis i. Jirol it u n i c la i to 7 it Irli v flu Nicioli new York City . A ?-wednesday, Dis. Rup cd an a act rally in a Harlem comic Mortalini the � h Imp k. .1 1 or Al Luann on april j who la i i a i la r e d ii charges and ?.s and to recipient re i a Viiu in a woman ii Enlin Das Ilat if Willcie Iii and Hallie William. Mall ii . Huma 3. Indole Shier signed an order granting he ?t req Ticson and giving her items to wit. 1 Lleve Shilli h to pay Lier Svi a iian it i Alii Tjotis. 2 Rev log a tar >12joint we k or Nia Inu to i Ain e Ami sup in i m loin William Smith. a bal. I an Epili it of. Until Mirti Noe Alie table to be Gall ill Terji loved also t Rev South to pay. Re it a week tor maim Euime Anil up Init id rot ii Smriti during trial period rom the death la made Sofii a Titi Oiin i Ila. Be of. Lije supreme Seiuli o Hal Csc venue anniversary of Niheu a i it. Malcom n. Iii Iii Isu Primc court school out ii out doing Hie la i Dot of Hie new Yolk i. Hrs. Sinith he in lipid relation decision. Disnio plug Are Merican a d the Paliy a re Jar in Unce simple unruly extremists bout �. Wnkin.-. Hgt nut a pail of the hem or up to Rev known w to in null tar booed Ali Rouglin Rai Thev did., which tle/0 it Ching prayer,?. a it Imi hic Agda Lort Mai Rchrd up and both parties and ing of the National Anthem f feed their Way in Hie Ironi in. Smith to pay a and cracked an egg in l in Gnu rent i. It the speakers stolid Shurtle Guntli. Representing j inure of inc of a minister saying the a e.r_iui7m.ajljj i John Simms and Friend Mace of a Misier say or bade Flirea the crass meeting in from a the was Man Park Sui i of the Theresa hotel Al 12�th ins a Small. Tiu ii ti.,. St. And seventh ave. To pliant a Ohhi the 5. Be Millr to turn Over halted Sutton pie-Icouldiit Tommu Nitek Villi a it ,. Idem of the Manhattan this in nov Dot reflects Hie ii tables. Impi dog by name to Simoli Lor in his Cmor Ful life or. Simms knew All of the state a. T Quot. 94-year-old senior citizen of died this week. Photo was made gov. Millard Tawes right was inaugurated 1950. Lack of inc a a a a a Sevi Ial ii Dames. In Ludig by name to Sanii tor loft Branch after fruitless Aln cd of i it Oise ides Ltd Emir it. Ote. A Parade and re Nna polks left. Were made to get oni Copto of Harlem or it Lite Clu i i ?t and die ii to when hrs Friend the affair. We Csc inc. To oct Williat . Tried to a Toni m i Sjuls. Lug rated in Jan. A a Vialor a Ca turd ?. Ill Waus Tufa red Lugt Wev it i. With picture of i Alrick la that some of the di.sidenu Jominy it d on Page a. Icon timed on Page Liu / continued on Page i u v
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