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Baltimore Afro American (Newspaper) - October 30, 1965, Baltimore, Maryland Who City s top offi Cio is to i k leaders Story in column 5 parents Sie son f 14 f a Ltd it a a -1 a v a kill youth 15 i Story in column 3 a word to critics of welfare chief see editorial Page 4 i in in 0 74th year no. 30 Brave youngster fights for life Story photo Back Page Baltimore md., october 30, 1965 36 pages . 15 cents jail supreme set at Lyric barred by civic Center the popular supreme still barred from the City to 13,000 seat civic Center will do two shows Here at the Lyric theatre on nov. 26. The shows Start at 8 . Then at 10 30 . Earl Van Dyke to band a motown sound aggregation and the Loving to spoonful make up the Bill. A new booking Agency major productions is sponsoring the supreme est to appearance and one member of the Agency Walter Gettinger said it is hoped that a successful show will influence the civic Center to lower its ban. Excuses that the Center Wasny to booking the supreme because there had been no a firm offers to fell As Flat As the others when major productions made such an offer for nov. 24 and were rebuffed. Douglas Tawney the Center director and the Man who has imposed the Bank backed by the commission was urged by an Agency in new York to lower the ban and give the supreme and their fans a Chance to. Prove trouble does not follow All acts. But he still turned them Down. It Means 8,000 fans who could see the supreme in the civic Center will have to miss them. According to booking agencies or. Tawney does not Uthi Anay at tract a largely coloured audience. He suggested this a see supreme set Page a-2 fair housing rally wealthy medic to death Quot afro on who have their ears by Ray Abrams who Speaks to the City to top officials for the 362,000 coloured citizens who now represent about 40 percent of the total population mayor Theodore r. Mckel Din City Council president Thomas do Dalesandro and comptroller Hyman a. Pressman talked to the afro on this subject this week. A of variety of people. Different people for different things a was How mayor Mckeldin put it. And that to How it teemed to be. A Small Circle of people who go in or who Are called in on various matters no Council or anyone meeting on a regular basis. A mayor to Mck Eldont set next saturday a Gigantic rally March protesting segregated housing in Baltimore is scheduled for noon next saturday at the Prince Hall grand Lodge auditorium Eutaw pm. And Lanvale St. Under sponsorship of the federation of civil rights organizations featured speaker will be James Farmer National director Congress of racial equal a Ity a line of March. Though yet unannounced is almost certain to include City Hall and the Carlyle apartments 500 w. University Parkway where la Core demonstrators were arrested sunday afternoon the la among a group protesting segregated a see fair housing Page b-13 Mitchell mayor Check Caa issues a othe mayor was very receptive and in the very near future we expect to have answers to the problems that were ?� Parren j. Mitchell new director Baltimore to Community action Agency had these summing up comments following a meeting tuesday afternoon with mayor Theodore r. Mckeldin on matters of a a ceding the City to anti poverty Campaign. Or. Mitchell revealed Quot that these three problem areas were discussed a 1. A replacement on the commission for Claude buddy Young who resigned because of press of other business. 2. Policy governing prolonged illness of com a see checks issues Page b-13 Only 37 Homes listed for 1100 Dpi children for every coloured couple in Maryland wanting to adopt a child 30 coloured children Are available. This information was revealed by the advisory committee on adoption to the state department of Public welfare which a conducted a recent Survey to determine the dimensions of the problem of finding Homes for coloured children. A according Furdin a More than Hoo coloured ado a it infancy to Over to years of age Quot Are in the care of Public and private child placing agencies. At the same time the agencies have Only 37 actual and potential Homes for these children. Of the total 335, or almost a third Are not yet two years old with 161 being under one year of age. Another 300 Are Between the Ages of two and five. Boys outnumber girls 571 to 501. By far the largest number of children available Are under the care of the Public welfare departments. A leaflet giving details on adoption is available and can be obtained by writing to the state de w1tnesses a �?omr.-, and mrs. Jesse j Rad Thompson were witnesses to the aseged Sodden violence youth held in slaying As his parents watched helplessly a 14 year old youth felled a 15 year old with one fatal Stab of a Penknife in front of Robert Fulton elementary school wednesday evening police reported. Fatally wounded and dead on arrival at lutheran Hospital at 7 05 . Was Donald Weems of the 2100 Block Barclay St. Charged with his death at the school in the 1800 Block of Harlem ave. Is Jessie Junior Thompson. 14, son of or. And mrs. Jesse read Thompson. 700 Block n. Monroe St., who witnessed the incident. A a Western District police said these events led up to the stabbing the younger boy was serving a daily paper in the 600 Block of Appleton St., when he was approached by a boy named Quot Ducky a later identified As Weems who asked for some Money the newsboy owed him. Thompson was struck Quot in the face several times after the Money was not forthcoming and went Home to inform his parents of the incident. Together with his parents he went to the 1800 Block of Harlem where Thompson pointed to the boy who had struck him. After being pointed out the Weems boy reportedly said. A yeah that to ?� an altercation developed in which both boys Flung off _ left 14-year changed with homicide. Concentrated on people who have his ear when it comes to issues involving racial problems and interracial dealings., a a number of White persons were named As spokesmen on interracial matters. 0mm a when it comes to the City Council i consult councilmen Walter t. Dixon and Henry g. Parks jr.,�?� mayor Mckeldin said Quot it would be foolish for me. Unless it was a matter of principle to persist in a mat a see City leaders Page a-7 inside murder suspect a John w. Cunningham right accused trigger. Man in the monday night murder of or. Louis a. Rites held today Johnson is escorted from police Headquarters by det. It. Anton Glover. Afro photo by i. Henry Phillips. Would t want me to go to pieces so a a by Elizabeth m. Oliver and asked the pastor of her 36 pages of now. And shop Church. The Rcv Herbert 0. Ping bargains in this Issue which Bas three sections. Be through jut try Imp cd 7. Jil sore to get All three. Stances of Tho tragic death where to find. Classifieds Section b of or. Louis Albert Johnson his widow mrs. Ruth John ??"Section a son remained Calm. Area news Section c sports Section b churches Section a Edwards of Trinity Baptist Church to give the invocation at the last rites for the physician today Friday. She opened their 2323 Montebello ave. Home in Morgan Park for their Many friends to Call beginning this wednes Day. Scores of longtime acquaintances neighbors former patients and leaders of the City offered condolences sent Floral designs telegrams and cards. By George w. Collins it was 10 50 . Thursday. A band of tired men piled out of unmarked cars on the ramp of police Headquarters. They were led by Del. It. Anton Glover crack investigator of the murder squad. Ile was followed by another rugged Iron hardened to. Lice sergeant. James in Watkins. A highly decorated investigator. There too were Dot. Currie cousins Veteran murder squad Man and acts. Harold Rose and Arthur Vidler sgt. George Wright and patrolman Stephen Zabic takes. They were All dog tired. It has been a Long time a 60 hours in fact a since any of then had Bce Nahle lox lax or sleep. Now they could they Felt sure they had their Man a a More accurately their men. It had been 60 hours since or. Louis a. Johnson 77-year-old, prominent and wealthy physician had been shot Down in the streets of East Baltimore. His Assassin and accomplices had vanished into. The darkness of the Early evening without a they thought a leaving a clue. The probabilities that this was. A Gross miscalculation soon emptied out of the cruising patrol in the person of three ragged. Jig gered and equally tired men All suspected junkies As dope addicts Are commonly known for All practical purposes the unshaven unkempt and Bone tired cops had written Quot arrested on the folder of a file marked Quot or. The Rev. Or. Edwards on thursday the Day before the funeral she told the afro Quot he was such an a food bargains Section a Humble person. He would not a want me t0 g0 to pieces v Section a he Coul j speak he prompt Homo delivery every a Quot a on if. Pay memories tuesday and Friday.�\_0urj11 of. Or. Johnson and his wife. Don t forget Daylight former miss Ruth Edith j1 use cell Quot of Quot Quot a Taylor were married nov. A nor Vinol no a j Hnnry 23�?t 1932 aft a he pm was 006 of of a or clerk men in a tired 14 years in the City.-1 who served at the funeral at Well be on Standard time � % _ usim am Eimar Tiraj \ from then until next summer. 0ns�n Sis n. Path. I arrangements for the funeral a see rites held Page b-13 is any doctor Safe from Pep Pill dope addicts a see youth held Page a-2 partment4>f Public welfare,�?t301 West Preston St have you just moved if so. Call the afro for Home delivery service. Cail my. 5-6016 father cephus Weems father of Donald Weems 15, it j v. Y Earl Bostic Dies of heart attack Rochester n. a jazz great Earl Bostic died thursday at Highland Hospital. He was 52. The new Orleans orchestra Leader and saxophone player was admitted to the Hospital tuesday in poor condition after suffering an apparent heart attach. A his condition a had improved to Quot fair a but he took a turn for the worse wednesday night. A a a a the jazz great began his career As a sideman in the orchestras of Lionel Hampton cab Calloway and Don a see Earl Bostic Page a-2 i by Sterling a Paige the medical use and dispensing of drugs in the treatment of human miseries by physicians dentists and pharmacists often sets them up As targets for Pep Pill or dope addicts who Are denied Access to narcotics through other channels. Hazards of the profession Are often brought to Light in news stories about attacks on doctors and frequent Larcenie of their instrument bags. Others Tell about burglaries that occur in the offices of doctors and dentists in the quest for drugs. Drug lockers in hospitals Are target for break ins. Drug stores Are often burglarized More often to obtain drugs than Money. Some recent drug store break ins have been attributed to youngsters seeking Pep pills. The problems for druggists seem to be greater than those of physicians however the physical danger to doctors is much greater. Because of the Public aspects of a drug store More people have Access to it without being personally identified making it possible for r one to Case it or examine the premises carefully with an Eye to reentry after closing hours. The physical features of a doctor to office and the nature of his business Are such that Only one or two persons at a time can reach the inner cd a in Berton his office. The personal Contact and individual attention a doctor gives to a patient minimizes the chances for Quot casing a see any doctor Page b-13 letter from Vietnam details War horrors How Tough an already Nasty War can be when the fighting men have to worry about whether the folks Back Home support what policy require of them is heart touchingly detailed in a let Ter from a. Former Carver High school student. To his sex school mates the Young Marine writes dear carvery its i am writing this letter in reference to a newspaper article that i read a couple of weeks ago. The article was mainly about the protesting of the College kids on the West coast. I realize that they Are the minority of those who done to a see wealthy Page b-13 still looking for Ion to win $100,2 tickets still looking for a Winner. That to the latest in the afro s popular Quot football fill in contest. Not one of the entries that flooded the contest editor to office Midnight last saturday had the winning score. There must be a Mystic Grid fan someone who can insure himself a $100 Jackpot and two Colt tickets just for guessing the Correct score in the Colt forty liners game at san Francisco sunday. Football fans in the capital City Fox the most part. Missed the final score for their redskins by Only three Points but that s not close enough. We done to play we have Money to give away. Guarantee yourself the whole shebang just by guessing the final score when tile redskins play the Philadelphia eagles in Washington sunday. Fans who Haven to exhibited a curiosity about the Quot foot a see still looking. Page a-2 understand the situation in Vietnam. The paper stated that they were calling us marines women and children killers and that they did no to want their service in Vietnam Titis is the Way the crisis faces the individual fighting Man in Vietnam. My company and battalion a arrived in Vietnam aug. 3. That a rigid the afro we were peeling to he City desk has a total of met with an All out War a fifty dollars $50 each cording to the information week for news tips. Have that was passed to us. We landed and within a $50 few weeks we were set up. A a a. A a Avine on the Sands of the pm migh a see letter Page a-2 inc a Winner. You one Call afro City desk. Mulberry 5-6015 and Sav t have a news f

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