The Pittsburgh Courier from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 16, 1943 · Page 5
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, January 16, 1943
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i Sir. Coirwso C5sd7s POomidlD'Sg ff Mo'SDOtrD'g LdFS ' . , . : . .l . : , ; J . .; ..; ,. : . :. - ! r . li i - ' - ! ' - v, - mim - 5 ww w aa THE FAMOUS DR. CARVER AND HIS ASSISTANT THE LATE DR. CARVER AND ANOTHER GREAT SCIENTIST llllTOuy InigllLlloi One o MdMM . . - . . t I n n - n In wen WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan.' 14 High governmental official, outH nAing leader in the business and professional world, leading; new; rt periodicals of the country joined in unanimous lament to n!oan the passing last week of the illustrious Dr. George Washington VI.r world - famous chemurgic scientist of Tuskegee Institute, Ala - Crvr m ; m . who maae nw u reucM irom uie peanut, ou zrom tne and 128 from the sweet potato to develop an industry with u ual turnover of more than $60,000,000. Great American Of the eminent. 78 - year - old chemist, who never accepted a penny I"1 ' . ft , - . .... fcitireme Court, xne wraer v. o. oenaiur zrom Aiaoama, saia: Dr. Carver's unselfish service and his extraordinary achievements de him a great American." Lived Usefully v S. Senator John H. Bankhead, another outstanding Alabama Democrat, commented: , jj)r. Carver was a very remarkable man and had a highly deeped intellect. He was a man of 'good judgment and Jived a, most ful life. He will be missed greatly. It was & great pity that he gould not be spared to continue his research." Loss Is Irreparable T Claode R. Wlckard, Secretary of Agriculture, in a 'farewell' tribute B tha noted scientist, said: . "Tuskegee and the nation suffer an irreparable loss in the passing ef Dr. George W. Carver. However, we may take comfort in the fact tfcttbi great contribution to the science of agriculture and to scientific research will continue to serve mankind." In telegram to Dr. Frederick' T. Patterson, president of Tuskegee Institute, Mr. Wlckard made the following lament: Th entire Agricultural Department staff joins me in extending tor deepest sympathy to you, the institution, and to the ever - widening elrcl of friends that the distinguished scientist developed throughout theyeari."' At the time of his death. Dr. Carver was a collaborator in the Agricultural Research Administration under Dr. E. C. Auchter. He vtM appointed to this position August 1, 1935, - by Henry A.. Wallace, thai Secretary of Agriculture. (He worked in the field of micology and disease research). ' t tX it The late Dr. George Washington Carver (left), eminent scientist to whom death came last week, is pictured in one of his typical poses with Francis J. Garvan, presi dent of the Chemical Foundation of America. - 4 i tin A,VTIr! Rt Taken sometime before death stepped in to silence the career .of a world renown scientist is the above photo of the! late Dr. Geerge Washington Carver, left, and his assistant, 1 Prof. Austin themselves at a table in the kitchenette of the Carver memorial home in Greenfield village, Mich. This home was built for Dr. Carver by his friend, Henry Ford. Each log was taken from a dirrereni siate anu iu Sr "T - I name of the wooa ana dwi i carved in each log. p ! Was Human Prodigy Henry B. Steagall, Democratic U. S. Representative from Alabama, laid of Dr. Carver: "He considered money as trivial and had declined all kinds of lalary offers. He believed that his talents came from God and that hii first obligation was to his own people and the people of His section. H was deeply religious ' and believed that what he had done was through God. He was modest and did not claim any credit for him - elf. . "I think he was a prodigy. He .presented a sample of the mys tery of creation. He could not have come from the depths, racial and other handicaps, unless there is a guiding power back of this human race. He lends assurance that there is a divinity who watches over and that there will spring up men in different fields who are benefactors to the human race. "Dr. Carver was greatly admired and appreciated in Alabama by all." Congressman SteagaU's district, about one - half of which is devoted to peanut products, revealed a remarkable intimacy with the details of Dr. Carver's life and progress. It was he who introduced the scientist to President Roosevelt at Tuskegee Institute in 1939. He related that the President was well informed on his achievements and was particularly interested in Tenol,' regarded as a cure for infantile paralysis. Suffering with a heavy cold and hardly able to talk, the Congressman stated regrets that he could not have eulogized Dr. Carver on the floor of the House.. Example Of Race's Nobility Judge William H. Hastie, civilian aide to the Secretary of War, laid: "Dr. Carver has been more than a great American scientist and a benefactor of American agriculture. He is an example of what the Negro can contribute to the nation when he is given an opportunity." Worthy Of Recognition Received U. S. Senator Arthur Capper, Kansas Republican, observed: "I have known Dr. Carver well for - a long time. His death is a peat loss to his race and to the country. His great services had long eo been recoenized and he was worthy of the recognition. Anything aid commending him and his work as a scientist may be attributed to me." ' Never Grew Old Roy F. Hendrickson, food distribution administrator for the Agriculture Department, who reputedly spends $5,(XX),000 daily in the Lend - lease program, recalled his visit to Tuskegee Institute in December to ddress the Farmers' Conference, saying: - . "One of the vvid memories I hold is the time I spent at Tuskegee on my visit (December 16) with Dr. Carver. He gave me a strong impression of fine scholarship and scientific integrity. He struck me as remarkable man, who, despite his great age,' had never grown old." The '.Progressive Farmer," a magazine published in Birmingham, Alabama, last year gave Dr. Carver the award, "The Man of the Year in Sen ice to Southern Agriculture." It was presented to him in June, rather than in Damhr hArniisn of the scientist's declining health Rd the desire not. to present it posthumously. Only five other persons, all wi ite have received the award. Spiritually Strong Mary McLeod - Bethune, national director of the National Youth administration for Negroes, remarked: eoree Washington Carver was first and foremost spiritually K?f - v He believed that all science pointed toward God. Through his Pro :...!:,! spiritual life, his great scientific and artistic talents were a - vaker.ed - and developed. He was a demonstration of the simplicity f 'rna! faith. He was a giant in the field of creative achievement. ri. a and all the world know him as a scientist, an artist, and Won An Honored Place ! S. Senator Robert A. Wagner said by telegram: These Questions answer many a laxative problem an. Are all laxatives alike? Certainly not. Questions laxatives herbal laxatives? 'r: Xo, some are saline, emol - hc. Question: Is Blaok - !ht herhi!? Amnoer: Yea. 'uk. Draught is purely herbal gentle but thorough if dl V Are An, lier tra E usua " - t - ens are f0uowed. That7s why it Black - Draught has been a popu - lar - selline laxative with four gen erations. Costs only 25c for 25 to 40 doses. Comes powdered or granulated, which many say is even mi.f tn take. Be sure to follow labl directions. Next time, try Black - Draught in the familiar yel "All patriotic Americans will join in paying tribute to Dr. George Washington Carver. He has won an honored place among the great national figures of our history. His achievements in science and edu cation and promoting interracial co - operation and good - will have advanced the progress of all American people and strengthened our unity for the trials that now beset us." One Of Greatest Americans In acknowledgment of the death of Dr. Carver, Walter White, executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, wired Dr. F. D. Patterson from his New Xoric headquarters the following sentiments: "May I on behalf of the NAACP join in paying tribute to Dr. Carver who was one of the greatest Americans, irrespective of race, of our time? Words are feeble instruments to express adequately our admiration for him as a scientist and our respect for him as a human being." atAm v.A Hmifiaaa inHiiHdnal tributes raid the departed scien - tist, leading American newspapers had singular editorial comments to make concerning his great contributions to agricultural science and concerning his passing. Among these glowing observations were the following: TW.W YORK TIMES "So self - effacing was this worker in agri cultural chemistry that he regarded himself as an instrument in the hands of Providence, much like Morse and a few others of a sternly fni - uHniatir. mind. Thi accounts for his boundless faith in the po tentialities of chemistry and Southern agriculture a faith that im achievement of his as a divine revela tion. The simple laboratory in which he carried out his experiments i - vsiiv nia tta mlp - ht havs died rich. Instead, he W OS 11. CI IS. u uv. .ww. o gave his discoveries freely to the world. His notable achievements, therefore, become the setting for an idealism that is rare in any race. Not only Negroes but all Americans nave reason xo oe i"uuu ul dauntless spirit that triumphed over every handicap." NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE "But it was one of the traits of this practical man that he wanted nothing for himself. And this puzzled some persons, just as some of his fellow scientists were puz zled and often a bit 'exasperated by his insistence that the hand of God was in much that he did. This genUe, frail old Negro seemed to have an affinity with growing things and with the chemical creative that defied all explanation unless one wanted to call It genius and let it go at that. He was one of our great men, not just a great Negro." PITTSBURGH PRESS "A war gave him freedom of body, but he . . ! 1 A t M freed his own intellect, overcoming almost lnsuperaDie oosicie i poverty and prejudice to gain learning and understanding. He de voted his life to the education and advancement of his race and to creative science. His discoveries of new uses for familiar substances, especially for the products of Southern agriculture, are a rich legacy to his country and the world. PITTSBURGH POST - GAZETTE "In the death of Dr. George Washington Carver, the great Negro scientist, the nation has lost one of its finest minds. Dr. Carver's agricultural pioneering made himself and his region famous. He not only brought millions of dollars in yearly income to subsistence farming areas, but by the example of his unselfish life and his practical credo opened the door to richer and warmer living for millions of Southern farmers, white and Negro alike." ' NEW ORLEANS ITEM: "He studied, taught and worked for the love of all three, (study, teaching, work) and the progress of his race and nation; he hewed closely to his own line, for no reward beyond .nniKTh trt livi hi simple and useful life: and he boasted not of it but gave God the glory - "Even so, the highest departments of farming science in his own country and Great Britain were proud to associate him in their work; and some of the highest distinctions of science were bestowed upon him. He wrought so well that he died a credit to his country and his x i rt I rao HA Will rest ID UCUUD. r Benefactor Of Mankind From Eufaula, Ala,, came jthe following sentiments from Governor - Elect Chauncey Sparks: "I mourn the loss of Dr. George W. Carver. May I express to you and your institution my sympamy: Aiaoama ua juer great citizens whose Hfe and labors will bless her people down the years ahead." Fellowship Of Sorrow Dr Frederick D. Patterson, president of Tuskegee Institute, in his own special tribute to the departed scientist, said: The entire Tuskegee institute community is saaaenea ai me pass ing of our beloved Dr. George W. Carver. Like Booker T. Washington, - Pounder, and his close friends. Dr. Carver, starting from humble beginnings, attained heights possible only to great benefactors of man - thnkfnl for what Dr. Carver has meant and for what hi - memorv will continue to mean to Tuskegee institute. tti. Arfv 50 vears of usefulness mark a notanie penoa in ue development of racial amity and goodwill throughout this nation. His - - - a. 1 f.lrAorAA iftcflfllfA1 ?oine leaves an lrreparanie loss in ui ran - o.te,t TXT LI. Secetary of Commerce Jesse Jonei wrow imm .IMmuSluu, TV C. . headauarters a Drier out mutiuug Ui.fccuu "The nassine of Dr. Carver is a serious loss to the world or science t Tiiirrsv t extend vo you, mcmuci vi - v auu w w - hodv and friends, my sincere sympathy." Similar in sentiment was the comment oz 2 - resiaeni .aKar vu.Sni nf simnson college. Indianola, la., who remarked: "Simpson college extends deepest sympathy over the death of roree Washington Carver. He was Simpson's most illustrious son and his services to mankind were constant Inspiration to the genera - of students who succeeu mm ner. xu r j eternal I W. Curtis Jr, as the two seated from a different THOUSANDS HEAR EULOGY TO NOTED SCIENTIST r, G PV - i 4tk i 4 2 0 .t hio Poyo KoinaQCO To PI?. (BOPVOI? COLUMBUS, O., Jan. 14 - - (ANP) The 95th Ohio "Gen - tral Assembiv convcmne in Columbus JWednesday paid homage tci - trie great scientist, Dr. Georg Washington Carver of Tus - Hba 7oiuiiium 17 - of the as - fSembly was Introduced jtt 12:S0by Rjina. TiRvid Turnea. Chester Gil lespie ana Ban ay . nay rreynur ing Xr. carvers a earn. Dr. Turpeau, in making an ap peal to the chamber on in losavoi Dr. Carver to the nation ana xm race, told of his many usoovexiea which made him famous. He spoke with tear filled eyes of Dr. Car ver's experience' as a siave ooy who rose to unusual - educauonai heisrht with small experiments on peanuts and sweet potatoes.. ENTIRE BODY STOOD IN TRIBUTE rr. Tumeau reauested the as sembly to send its resolution and communication by wire .so that Ohio' would be heard from before the noted scientist's burial. The speaker' of the assembly put the resolution before the house and i the entire body stood for two minutes to honor the Negro Tuskegee faculty, member. , k i::4imet i ii i mm m t w A - wa j ai ci reward and leaves us to carry on from where he left off." Wonderful Naturalist Dr. William Jay Schleffelin, president of the Board of Trustees of Tuskegee institute, and Mrs. Schleffelin wired from Montgomery, Aia., the following sentiments: "Thank God for Dr. Carver's life and spiritual influence. He was a saint, poet, ana a wonaenui naiurauat. a through his inspired study of plants and soils are of lasting value." I HAVE mOXM DR. CARVER FOR 47 YEARS VICE - PRESIDENT HENBT A. WALLACE: "When Dr. Carver died, the United States loss one of her finest Christian gentlemen. He was a good friend of my fattier and my mother, and I bad known him for 47 years. "To the world he was known as a scientist. ThSse who knew him best have realized that his outstanding ckaweterlstlo was a strong feeling of the imminence of God. Everything he was and did found its origin in that strong and continuous feeling.'' alltv teemed to fill the room." said Mrs. Mack. "His wisdom, God - like and despite his years, his face was mrurfr vnuthftlL" Mrs. MacK, accompanies uy nori sister, Sarah I Greene or os Angeles, returned Sunday follow ing an extensive tour which extended from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. They enjoyed a family re union In Chicago. tion enters with you in the fellowship of sorrow as he enters bis Regards Dr. Carver's Farewell Words 'Best PASADFTMA. CaL. Jan. 14 "May God bless you and may you be successful at anything you unaerxaKe. fVioao farwxroii - amrA smoken to Mrs. Veronica Lu MacK, riTminent Pasadenan. from the lips of the late Dr. George W. Carver following, her Decern Der visit with him at Tuskeeee, con stituted, in her opinion, the most inspirational good wishes of her en tire life. .Noticeably saaaenea oy his death, Mrs. Mack told Courier reporters she bad written ur. var - ver for. an interview during her re cent stay in Detroit, unsuccessrui in her attempts, she continued on her extensive natlon - wiae pleasure visit which Included Tuskegee In stitute, Alabama. Arriving mere, she learned that Dr. Carver had returned. She sjrain reauested an interview and was graciously granted an enjoyaDie - with the renowned scientist. His kindly yet aynamic person" ef year Ultartaa. It b mBHm t c It feat IM trt is aa iseal lift far arary fanihr. This wallet H ansa ie cnetrb cafskla vtta tka taast af tnrty aa nit aalaa, - far, ta i raacr, caeca ana cart g cdloMi aratactal aacbab tat yaar Draft Cm. Sadal Saoattr araahi. MiMhirrfcla Cm aaS I fear af saUiaa tana, la aaaltlaa ta alt tab. Ml aritl ha iIibiiI aa MO? nltat HI I If you tead $1.39 wfta yaar araar. ORDtS T - DAY WHILE OUSSTITIES, LAST1 Yl will at nfnaaii H aa ara eat taaiHilalr fatis - M. CLARK caDIQtMSlSl. Cari. E2AKDUA HANDED DOYYN TEE COLOIACTS lro.lK0TISECS OF TODAY To relieve colds' coughing, aches in muscles of chest' and hack, and to reduce local conges Hon rrioneer Grandma out faith in home medicated mutton suet and hot ftaTmrf. Today mothers use renerro - - the excellent modern medication with th mutton suet base. Rubbed on chest and throat it works fast, for Penetro wr fails tofunction2 ways. Aromatic vapors sweep inside tiirough cold - gtuffed nose and throat, while Penetro does its outside work like a sootiung, cbrnlbrting plaster on the skin. It's aL ffood for minor burns and chafed skin irritation the year around. Try Penetro. Compare it Convince your - alf 'Crandma was right!" Your druggist guarantees money back if sot satisfied. 25c, double supply 35c Seated before . the "bier of the late Dr. George W. Carver, whose body lay in state in historic Tuskegee Chapel shortly before the final rites, were nunareas or Tuskegee students and friends of the scientist who sat silent, impressed by the touching service administered in his honor. Above picture shows the casket draped in a blanket of roses from his friend, Henry Ford, amid many beautiful floral decorations. Dr. Harry V. 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