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HAVE YOU REGISTERED?
Conference Meets At Bethel A.M .E.
C olored G irts N ow W o r iin g
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HISTORY I I I.S.M .C .
Announcement* of the opening of
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nn Inter-Racial Church in Vanport
Vanport Eatery H im
on Sunday, August lttth was made
last week. The building located on
SAIPAN, Delayed— For the first
TJw Confrrrnc«* this year, which waa held at Bethel A.M.E. Church,
Meadows in the rear of Shopping
in its combat history, the Sec
Center No. 3 was opened by the at N. McMillan and N". Larrabee Street*. Portland, Oregon, opened on
Another step forward in break ond Marine Division had Negroes
Rt. Rev. B. D. Dagwell, Bishop of Tuesday, August 16th.
ing down the discrimination against serving it in the battle for this is
Oregon, assisted by Rev. Stone,
vicar of St. Philip« Church o f Port Kdgehill. D.D„ Presiding Elder, and Rev. Browning C, Allen. D.D., Pun- Negroes in the field of employment
Two of these men were wounoed
land and Rev. Leslie Denton, ress tor Hoot.
was accomplished recently in Van-
shrapnel during a shelling by
dent clergman of Vanport
port. Colored girls are now employ Jap artillery. The are: Sergeant
The plan is to have a colored
ed in the Restaurant of Shopping Timerlate E. Kirven, of 687 North
minister and a white minister in three delicious meals to members of the Confernre and the public.
Center No. 6 and can be seen there orty-Fourth St., Philadelphia, Pa.,
charge each Sunday. Last Sunday
on all shifts. This is a distinct ad and Private First Class Samuel
Biphop Dagwell was in charge, on
Sunday, August 21, Rev. Stone and ing was informally conducted and everyone present was made to fer! vancement for the Negroes in this James Love, of 2657 Prospe^ty St.,
Jackson, Mississippi. Doth were hit
Dr. Shannon of the First Christian at home.
area and may be the beginning of by shell fragments in the legs.
Church were in charge. August 28,
a new policy over the entire coun
Other members of the Negro
Dr. Morgan O’Dell of the Presby from societies. Secretary Treasurer, and report of Finance Committee,
all of whom are attached to
terian Church and President of
wants it known that they’ve never j division headquarters outfits are
Lewis and Clark College will be in
The afternoon session, which be by the young people, who have
Private First Class Clifford Rice
gan at 2:00 P.M., held to its theme, taken a wonderful interest in the , practiced discrimination and are Jr., of 828 Cotton Ave., Eutaula,
On the first Sunday in Septem
“ Tomorrow is Today,” and followed affairs of the church, and there continuing in their policy of placing Ala., Private First Class George
ber, Dr. Goodsell, Supt of Oregon
closely the program outlined in the were many proud looks upon the - Colored workers in any position Morgan, 4720 South Park Avenue.
Methodist Church Conference with
that they are capable of filling.
order of the day, with the excep faces o f their parents.
Chicago, HI., and Private First
Rev. B. C. Allen of Bethel A .M .E .;
cite as an instance o f this
tion of the solo scheduled to be
Saturday, Bishop Green held a
Class Else Woods, of Shelby, N. C.,
will be in charge.
sung by Miss Hildebrande. Mrs. Rally for Douglas Hospital, in Kan practice that the only bona fide who, as a patrol, have recently been
Rev. Raymond Walker of the
Negro member of the Sheriff’s Of
Elmore, o f Tacoma, Washington, sas, the highlight of the day.
hunting Jap snipers, and Sergeant
First Congregational Church will
of Multnomah County is on
substituted for Miss Hildebrande,
The closing session of the Conf
Robert Webster, o f 544 Ann St.,
be in charge September tenth.
duty in Vanport in the person of
who was unable to attend.
erence on Sunday morning, Aug
Columbus, O., Corporal Joseph
All persons are invited to attend
The women’s organizations of ust twentieth, was more like one Sammy Blanchard. Other Negroes Thomas Holmes, 676 E. 165 Street,
regardless of denomination, ser
Missionaries was cc-operated into of the old-fashioned Evangelistic hold positions of equal responsibili New York City, Corporal James
vices will be held each Sunday at
one society, which will in future, be meetings where tho Holy Spirit ty in several departments in this Clarence King o f Marion, Miss.,
known as the “ Women’s Home and just runs rampant and touches Project.
Private First Class William Mc
Their oDject is to direct groups
The girls working at this restau
Foreign Missionary Society.”
Wyatt, of 2030 Filbert St.,
to the church of their choice and
rant hold positions in all depart
Va., Private First Class Harry Kin
also guide others to churches in the
Convention, who pronounced the Miss Florence Hildebrande. A ser ments. There are two cashiers, two ston, of Richmord, Va., Private
community and give them any
hospitality shown by Portlanders, mon within itself ehe hymn became cooks, several waitresses and also First Class Clint Wallace High Jr.,
other religious services they can.
very heart-warming. The State qf a masterpiece as it came from the two men included in the personnel. of Carnage, T ew i, Private First ,
Washington was wr'.l trprc3entt<f\ golden * thVoUt of 'tfiis falenled Included «ire Helen Black«**! ami
Class FT J. Jones, RoutS 4, feox 79
Joyce Hamlich, cashiers; Pinky
on the Roll of Officers. Sending young soloist.
o f Mt. Olive, Miss., Private First
Turner and Maltilda Gafford,
Mrs. Emma J. Hayes, Seattle, Mrs. I r™
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The sermon was delivered bv Dr. cooks; Patricia Stevens, Hannah Class Hamilton Phillips of 709 W.
Audrey Roberts, Tacoma, Mrs. Ar- j
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_ Frederick D. Jordan who was elec- Pierce, Beatrice White, Thelma Lanvale St., Md., Private First Cl.
About 10,000 office workers— menta Holly, Spokane, Mrs. Ora E.
. . .
r. ii te<1
the Bishopry by the confer- Robinson and Mildred Childs, wait Joseph Daniel Perry, of 316 Dren-
most of them typists and steno t
Brooks-James, Seattle, Mrs. Della
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_ | ence. He chose for his subject: resses; and John Finch and Robert nen St., Van Buren, Ark., Private
graphers— will be needed this Fall Woods, Yakima, Mrs. Edna P. ar. ,
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_ , “ God, the Employer.” Scripture, Brown, handymen. They are divi First Class George W. Simpkins,
in Washington to take care of the Moore, Tacoma, Mrs. Mayme Rob- j
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I Third Chapter o f Ezekiel, Verse ded in two shifts, some working the of R. 1, Box 269 Frisco City, Ala.,
normal turnover and to replace inson, of Ellensburg, Washington, 0
and Private First Class William K.
’ Seventeen— “ Son of Man, I have
day shift and the others on the
teachers and students who are re and Mrs. Helen Dundee, of Spo-
. . .
... . .
made thee a watchman unto the night shift, and according to the Caldwell, o f 1006 W. Chestnut St.,
turning to school, the U. S. Civil kane, Washington. Pocatello, Ida- .
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house of Israel: therefore hear the public and their employers are do Louisville, Ky.
Service Commission estimated re ho was represented by Mrs. Fannie
. . . . . .
word o f my mouth, and give them
ing a mighty fine job.
Johnson, Great Falls, Montana, by
warning from me.”
Lot Purchase Approved. The city
At present there is no pressing Mrs. Nettielou Aldridge.
Following the receiving of new
demand for clerks, the commission
The delegates wore very attrac
Clerk Examination Slated — A council Wednesday approved the
said, but applications for such jobs tive street dresses, while the ladies
civil service examination for a purchase o f two lots with a house
are still being considered, and there of the Missionary Society wore very impressive ceremony It was clerk in the county school super and warehouse on them at N. Flint
are a few openings for card punch cool white, presenting a delightful the ordaining of a Deacon, Brother intendent’s office will be held at avenue and Page street for 39000
operators and the like. The bulk contrast in apparel. Mrs. Williams Everett Williams.
9:o0 A. M., September 12, on the
Mrs. Mulgrew received an award seventh floor of the county court and one lot with a house at 1722
of the present demand, however, is was wearing a beautiful orchid, a
for typists and stenographers.
gift of the Bethel Missionary Socie for having the largest attendance house. Applications, which can be N. Blandena avenue for parks and
Because Washington, like many ty, and a lovely altar bouquet was in her Sunday School Class and an obtained in room 723 o f the court playgrounds. The purchases were
other award for raising the larg- house, must be filed by 5 P. M., recommended by the park acquisi
major centers in war industry, is the gift of Miss Hildebrande.
Bethlite Society presented Mrs.
crowded, the Civil Service Commis
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sion and many other governmental Allen with a check.
agencies have set up programs to
An amusing incident occurred
aid the newcomers in finding quar when the Annual Conference Roll
ters and in learning their way Call was taken. Ladies were invited
around the city.
to present offerings, and immedia
The commission has adopted for tely complied with the request, but
its own personnel a “ Big Sister” the men had to be coaxed, and after
plan through which the newcomer humorous persuasion by the Bish
is given the benefit of an older op, finally contributed, much to the
girl’s experience in finding suitable enjoyment of those present.
Election of officers went forward
living quarters, is shown the con
venient shopping centers, given in record time; a motion being put
tips on what’s tops in entertain forward to re-elect incumbents, by
ment, introducing to other gills in the Bishop and seconded by Mrs.
In order to VOTE in the November Elections you first MUST register. In
the same office and generally given Della Woods. A standing vote was
taken, and with no dissenters, pass
a chance to orient herself.
order to register you will have to go to the County Court House.
ed unanimously. There were two
replacements on the Roll of O ffi
To reach the County Court House take the W illiam s Ave. bus or the Alberta
cers, and three additions to the
trolley car or the Sellwood bus. Get o ff at Salmon Street (1000 S. W .) and walk
two blocks west.
ned to take Reverend and Mr?.
Holly with him to an unknown des
From St. Johns or Interstate bus transfer at Oak Street to the Mississippi bus
tination. Reverend Holly was or
dained a minister, at Bethel A.M.E.
or Broadway trolley. Get o ff at Salmon Street and walk two blocks east.
Church in the year 1939, and is re
cently of Spokane, Washington.
From Vanport ride bus to end of line (9th and O ak), walk east on Oak to
Thursday morning was taken by
the Bishop to discuss the business
Broadway and take the Broadway trolley or Mississippi bus. Get o ff at Salmon St.,
of the church, with a public recep
Walk two blocks east.
tion Thursday night.
Friday was splendidly handled
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53rd Annual Session of the Puget Sound Conference.
Office Workers Needed in
Washington, D. C.
TO THE NEGROES OF MULTNOMAH COUNTY
PORTLAND, GUILDS LAKE, AND VANPORT CITY
Registration Is Now Open at the County Court House, Fifth Ave. and
Salmon Street, Room 141