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OB. MACLEAN NEW FEPCi
CHAIRMAN PRESIDES IN NY;
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANP;; .
* Dr. Malcolm MacLean. president
of Hampton institute and new
chairman of the President’s Fair
Employment Practice commit;ee
succeeding Mark Ethridge, who re
signed according to an ANP pre
diction a few weeks back, made
his first public appearance in
New York Sunday when he preside
ed over a closed meeting of the
committee preparatory to the op
ening sessions of the hearings be
News of the resignation of Mr.
Etheridge while unexpected, was
very carefully guarded for fear
that it would have an ulterior ef
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feet uPOn the work of the commit
tee. Mr. Ethridgp pleaded press
ure of work on his publication a
the reason he submitted hi3 res
ignation to the President, who in
turn accepted it with deepest re
Although he is no longer chaT
man of the committee, Mr. Eth
ridge remains as a member, al
though a new executive order wil'
soon be issued increasing the
number of members in order to in-1
Dr. M&cLean, originally from
the University of Minnesota, has
made an enviable record in his one
year as president of Hampton and
has brought about more innovat
ions in that time than wpie
thought possible. Because of this
work, he was highly thought of by
the President in considering a suc
cessor for Mr. Etheridge.
Dr. MacLean, an educator of the
new school, is not a “soft touch"
by any means and has frequent!
surprised his associates and school
officials by his forthrightness and
His assumption of the chairman
ship of the committee means the
work will continue as it has in the
past and a new and vigorous pro *
secution of every possible effort
Frequently, the educator has
been seen in Washington conferr
ing with officials at various spots
in the past few weeks and when
his name was first mentioned as
Etheridge’s successor .there was
some doubt that he would be ac
cepted by the President. But his
credentials cleared without diffic
ulty and he assumed full control on
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I PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS
j PLACED ON EQUAL BASIS AT
KNOXVILLE GEN. HOSPITAL
Knoxville, Tenn., February 20- -
(by Dr. O. B. Taylor for ANP)
Through the efforts of the Ease
Tennessee Hospital association,
Negro physicians and dentists have
been placed on equal basis with
white medics at the Knoxville
I General hospital. The association,
which sponsors the building of tbe
Negro unit at othe general hospit- j
al through a $50,000 grant from |
the Rosenwald fund and an action I
against the hospital in securing
for Negro physicians tbe unsup
ervised privileges once accorded
only to whites.
The unit was completely and
fully equipped in 1935, but the
hospital refused to accept Negro
physicians On the same status as I
First of the Negro physicians to
perform a major operation in the
unit was Dr. S. M. Clark, presid- j
ent of the association ,who was
the leading spirit in the fight fo:
equal rights at the municipal hos >
pital. Without supervision, Dr
Clark and his son, Dr. Hubert
Clark of Hubbard hospital at
Nashville, performed a successful
iperation a few days after the I
court had handed down a decision
in favor of the association.
In extending this equality of
rights, the court declared, “No
regularly licvensed physician in
the state of Tennessee can be de
prived of his right, regardless of
race color or creed, to practic'.
medicine and surgery in any tax
supported hospital in the aforesaL’,
state, unsupervised, so long as ho
abides by the reasonable rules and
regulations governing such hospit
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i JONES BROTHERS RECEIVE
HALF MILLION IN TAX
REFUND FROM GOVERNMENT
Chicago, February 20 (ANP) —
The largest federal income tar re
funds in Illinois during the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1941, was
made to the three Jones Brothers,
who made a fortune as leaders of
the policy racket on Chicago’s
■outh side, it was revealed in a re
port made to congress by the treas
I ury department last Tuesday. The
j refunds to the brothers, who were
among the 26 indicted as policy
game racketeers by the January
grand jury, amounted to $526 294.
George P- Jones received !h '
largest single payment in the
state, in the amount of $153,367.
Criminal charges of tax evasion
brought against George and Mc
Kissack McHenry Jones were dis
missed last year after Edward P.
considered the ringleader of the
trio pleaded guilty of income tax
evasion. Edward was subsequent
ly sentenced on January 30, 1941,
to Serve 28 months in federal pris
But these refunds represent only
partial repayments to the Jones |
brothers from assets frozen by j
the treasury department and ccn- !
[ verted into cash. The first deduc !
tion for the government of $481
710 was made to settle its claims
against Edward Jones.
In addition to the refund given
George P. Jones, refunds -were list
ed as made to Edward P. Jones,
$4,173; Edward P. and McKissac-'
Jones, $79,510; George P. Jones
“deputized Edward P. Jones’,
$100,590; George P. and Edwarc'
P. Jones, $101,594; George P. and
Harriet L. Jones, $4,971; Ha’-rie
L„ George and Mack Jones, $74.
589; and McKissack McHenry Jon
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field staff of the National Assoc
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Colored People have begun thci,
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million members for the year by
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month of February.
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ACP field secretary, has conduct
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