Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 6, 1972 · Page 24
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 24

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 6, 1972
Page 24
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-Oiartotofl, We* Vlnlnl* 4B--Aug. 6, 1972 Sunday Gazette-Mail Use Want Ads. Dial 348-4848 PLUM Young Black Woman Get Nice Nice Consul Position NICE, F r a n c e--«*- Somewhere out there in an undeveloped boondock is a U.S. foreign service officer, his 25- year button pinned to the mosquito netting, his wife boiling the amoeba out of their drinking water and preparing Christmas cards for the only mail until next February. That career man may well -,ave crazed apoplexy in the last ew weeks: the news that a 29-year-old black woman, Eleanor Hicks, has been named U.S. consul in Nice. The post, in a diplomat's dew, is the sugar plum of end- jf-career fantasies. Oh to finish )ut your days carrying the flag or William P. Rogers on the Riviera. "It's a bit unfair," Miss Hicks aid, "But then it's not unfair, the Department of State means what it has been saying bout qualified people who happen to be young or black or ELEANOR HICKS Sugar Plum Post bu/rte patchwork mode Putting if together- ·your way is Buster Brown's' patchwork sHp-on. A bold-toe shoe buckled-up with brass and sporting multi-colored brushed leather. A shoe crafted to perfection and ,,u NT!0 fitted by us to give your daughter B.CDWIDTHS the support she needs. 13 5 °.TO 14 50 According to size. Junior Miss sizes 4 Vi to 8--15.98 228 Capitol St. Established 1892 women, then those people are going to move and some are going into areas where they may be unexpected." * * * THE FRENCH have cheeret iier arrival. Saturday France- Soir, the country's largest newspaper, splashed a leggy photo of the new consul over half its front page with the headline: "Nixon names a charm consul In Nice." Miss Hicks said the local excitement was because she is black and pretty. She acknowledged in an interview that the job may have come to her because she is a minority group triple threat at a time when such credentials could help. "But they also had to ask themselves whether I was really qualified. And there's just no doubt about that," she added "It's yes." The qualifications read: a Phi Beta Kappa key at the University of Cincinnati, graduate work in foreign relations at Johns Hopkins, then a start in the foreign service in 1966 with a brief stay in Hamburg before a posting in Bangkok as a political officer. The job here mainly involves public relations work with the French and standard consular functions like issuing passports and shipping American cardia cases back from Cannes. When Americans do seek assistance, she said, "I know peo pie would like to see a 50-year old man with gray hair when they come into my office. I try to win them over by being helpful. Lucidly, I've had a lack o bad racial experiences." SOME OF HER black Mends at home have brought up the question of why she considers working for the U.S. govern ment overseas, arguing tha 'somebody with your head am energy" should use it in a place where the U.S. American black community will benefit directly "I've talked this put many imes now" Miss Hicks said 'and every time I've been able o convince them that this is the thing I should do. I enjoy it "'eriod. Then I think that work- ng inside the system is possible." a little short on the long green? ASK ABOUT OUR NEW LOW MORTGAGE RATES 48 Months Amount To Finance 3,000 5,OOO 7,000 Monthly Payment 78.12 130.20 182.29 Total Repayment 3,749.76 6,249.6O 8,749.92 ANNUAL KKEHTACE H. 5 0% 6O Months Monthly Payment 66.66 111.10 155.55 Total Repayment 3,999.0O 6,666.00 9,333.00 12.00% OPIN MM. TNIU WfO. 9.4 TNURS. 9 TO 7-Ftl. »-4 ClOSU SAT. · Above) Dot» Net Indue)* Iniureinto. CALL 744-1307 «r !*· In *«r ·f Jk» i MI 7rh AVENUE and "0" ST»EkT So. CtarUfton, W. V*. 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