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HOW YOU CAN HELP
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our boys are fighting, and l feel
that > on should lie commended for
vouv aotivitv in this regard.
Being interested in the problems
of all citiiens in my work as Judge,
1 am tendering my subscription for
the Portland Inquirer.
J. R. Mears,
1 have before me your August
IS edition of the Inquirer and 1
wish to commend you for your ag
gressive activity in calling to the
attention of \our reader» the wis
dom of registering to vote . . .
The point. . . . 1 desire to accent
is the «ieplorabl* lack of interest
exhibited by persons eligible to
Hubby—Who made these dough-
vote who have failed to register
for such purpose. Many friends of nuta?
mine who had presented petitions
to shipyard employees reported
Hubby—Keep the recipe. You
hack that perhaps only one or two
have the answer to the rubber
of every five persons would be reg
istered to vote. On August 3, 1944, shortage.
1 was granted the privilege of writ
ing the “Guest Editorial” in the
Oregon Journal on this subject.
PAY AS LITTLE AS
The right of voting is one of the
most important rights for which
Wf have already loki you of the unusual ovnditj«»n ex
isting in Porlland. of the hundreds of new Colored people
here. I old you of the power that is ours as .Negroes if we
can only get REGISTERKl). Hut. you may well ask. How
can I help? Here is your answer.
Among the hundreds of new Negroes that have come
here to live are many who have never registered or voted.
These people cannot gue^s how to go about registering. We
need other Negroes to go and teach these people how it is
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done. Then you might ask. “Why should I try to teach them?” ( ¡olden West 844, G.U.O.F.
Your answer is (1) It is a duty and a privilege to be Meetings 2nd and 4th Tuesday 2:30
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able to help your fellow man. (2) The advantages to be gain- Josephine Morrison, M. N. G. Mrs.
ed by a large Negro vote are yours as well as his. (3) It will Annabelle Harris, N. G. Sec.
be an opportunity to meet and know the new neighbors you
Excelsior Lodge No. 23
have here. ( I ) It will be an opportunity for cooperation
F. & A. M.
among the Colored population here that has never been Meets every 2nd and 4th Monday
at 8:00 p . m.
2504 Williams Avenue
K L. Culp, W. Master
As for a plan of operation. The Portland Inquirer has
L. R. Blackburn, Secretary
made application for the use of several buildings within the
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projects that most of the newcomers live in which to hold
classes. These classes are to be held several times in order
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to reach its many people as possible, as quickly its possible. At
Meetings 1st Wednesday each
month 8:00 p. m.
these classes we will need people who already know- how to
2504 N. Williams Ave.
register and vote. These people (YOU) who have had the Mrs. Elisii S Reynolds, Secretary
experience can go through the process of registering so those,
w ho do not know will learn.
Billy W ebb Lodge No.1050
I. B. P. O. E. of W.
The Date and Time of these classes will of course be
every 2nd and 4th Wed.
published in The Inquirei, but, due to the reluctance of ouri
8:30 p. m.
people to take an interest in their own welfare, it will be 2504 N. Williams Av. (Russell St.)
W^ L. Shine, Exalted Ruler
necessary for some workers to go around from house to house
Edwin Phelps, Secretary
and get the people out to the classes.
We will need others with automobiles to take those who Enterprise Lodge No. 1
will go to be registered, to the Court House.
F. & A. M.
1st and 3rd Monday
There will lie plenty of work for lots of you. So go to a
8:00 p. m.
telephone now' and give your name as a volunteer.
2504 N. Williams Ave.
W. H. Bowers, W. Master
Following the classes, the Portland Inquirer is trying
James L. Wasson, Secretary
to secure the use of a large Auditorium in which to hold a
mass meeting for final instructioas. We could use some local
Y. M. C. A.
W. Sixth Avenue
talent, singers, musicians, dancers or what ever we can find
as an offer of inducement to have as many Negroes present
Y. W. C. A.
as space will permit.
834 S. W. Broadway
There are those among the older residents who have an
idea that all the new Negroes coming here are riff-raff,
floaters and the like. Why not take this opportunity of find
ing out that there are a great many very responsible and in
telligent people among the newcomers. That ¿hey can and
will be very good neighbors and citizens if you try to make
them welcome and feel that they “belong.” There are a whole
lot of holier-than-thous among YOU that if the truth was
known, you would be no Angels in disguise. So get down off
your high horses and give your brothers and sisters a lift,
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it is not their fault that they have been oppressed.
Speed Up or Slow
This can be the beginning of something very badly need
ed here among our people, a Civic League made up of the
rank and file of all the Negroes. Here is your opportunity
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to lay aside petty grievances and start to cooperate with your
race. We have got to unite as a race and stop bickering among
ourselves in order to gain any of the many advantages that
are ours as citizens. If you cannot give but an hour of your
time, phone in your name to our office.
for all your purchases
for your entire family
at the E A S T E R N
All Clark County residents of six months or more are
urged to regLsted in order to vote in the election taking place
in November. Clark County includes Bagley Downs, Ogden
Meadows, Burton Homes. McLoughlin Heights and the Hud
son House. Each of these projects have their own county ap
pointed Registrars. Any information desired can be obtained
from the Administration Building located in the project.
In Bagley Downs, Mr. T. W. Kendrick is the Registrar.
Anyone may register from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. and
from 3:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M.
SUITS FOR WOMEN
BETHEL CHURCH. A. M. E.
N. McMillen and Larrabee
ST. PH ILIPS CHURCH
Vicar L. O. Stone
N. E Knott and Rodney
7:45 a. m. Communion Service
10:00 a. m. Church School
11:00 a. m. Morning Prayer
Thursday 9:00 a m. Commun
N. E. 74th and Glisan St.
Rev. R. E. Donaldson, Minister
Sunday School 10:30 a. m.
Morning Worship 11 a. m.
B. Y. P. U. Meeting 7:00 p. m.
COATS FOR MEN
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
1205 Hathaway Drive
Rev. J. W. Brown, Pastor
And hundreds of
nationally known brands
in fine clothing and
S. W. 1OTH & WASHINGTON
OPEN FRIDAY EVENINGS
Pay Checks Cashed Free
All Nations Church of God
Elder James S. Lomax, Pastor.
Multnomah and Williams Ave.
ORDER OF SERVICES
Tuesday and Thursday: Evan
gelistic Services 7:45.
Wednesday: Prayer Meeting
Sunday: Sunday School 10:00,
Morning Service 11:45, Y. P. W.
W. 6:30. Evening Service 8:00.
Williams Ave. Church of God
Elder Claud L. Lampkin, Pastor
2504 N. Williams Ave.
ORDER OF SERVICES
Monday and Friday: Evange-
listical Services 7:30. Wednes
day: Bible Band 8:00. Sunday:
Sunday School 10:00, Morning
Service 11:30. Y. P. W. W. 6:30.
Evening Services 7:45.
COME ONE! COME ALL!
Mrs. Lampkin, Reporter.
UNITED CHURCH MINISTRY
Force and Broadacres
Sunday School: 9:45 A.M.
Worship: 11:00 A.M.
Worship: 8:00 P.M.
Rev. Leslie Denton, Minister
ONE "dilly-dallying" straggler can «low
up service. Every day several hundred
stragglers slow up 500,000 riders. Speed
op service by boarding vehicles briskly.
ONE passenger with a |5 bill to be
changed slows down a whole bus load of
passengers. Have correct change ready.
ONE passenger waiting until vehicle
stops before getting ready to get off de
lays all other passengers. Be at the door
ready to get off when vehicle stops.
MoUrt Room for lath Other
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
Rev. B. M. McSwain, Pastor.
1207 S. W. Front Ave.
Morning Worship 12 noon.
Evening Worship 8 p. m.
Every Tuesday and Friday
evening 8 p. m.
Radio Broadcast every Sun
day morning at 8 a. m. over
2653 N. Williams Ave.
WE CALL AND DELIVER
PORTLAND TRACTION COMPANY
Rev. J. J. Clow
N. E. First Ave. and Schuyler
ORDER OF SERVICES:
9:45 a m. Sunday School
Mrs. Marie Smith, Supt.
11:00 a. m. Morning Worship
6:30 p. m. B. Y P. Felowshilp
conducted by I/enworth Miner
8:00 p. m. Evening Worship
EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH
Rev. J F. Smith
2007 N. Williams Ave.
SUITS FOR MEN
ONE shopper slows down transportation
service during morning or evening rush
hours. Follow the Staggered Hours plan.
Shop between 10 and 3.
M a h W ar h r War M a rt
COMMUNITY M. B. CHURCH
Rev. H. C. Cheatham, Pastor
845 Cottonwood Street
Vanport City, 17, Oregon
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Clark County Residents Urged to Register Now
C u u o i.li t I1APKL o f I ' l l K
i rm.K FLOWER
21 N K. Broadway
Rev. Jerome M. Nohnut*. Chapl.
Miss Doris Reynolds, Catechist
Sunday, Mass and Sermon:
9 o'clock A. M.
Wednesday, Novena Devotions:
8 o’clock P. M.