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“ Too Little”
And “ _ _ Too
RANDOLPH ADDED TO
G. O. P. SPEAKERS
NEW YORK— Herbert Brownell,
Jr., Republican National Commit
tee Campaign Chairman, this week
announced appointment o f Oliver
Randolph, prominent lawyer of
12& Market Street, Newark, N J.,
as Assistant Director of the GOP
Speaker’s Bureau, and Marse Gal-
lYirtland’s Mont Modern Restaurant
ROYAL PALM CAFE
NEW YORK—"The belaud or
der by President Roosevelt and the
W At Department to the Army to
cease segregation and Jim Crow
in campe against Negro soldiers,
stinks to the high heavens It is
an insult to the intelligence of the
Negro and o f all liberty loving peo- \
pie. It comes too late,” declared
Attorney William A. Booker, of
Chicago, prominent in political and
Murae Ü ( j II i h i i . o f lialtimorr. legal circles in the Windy City, on
.Md., « h o «a * ap|M>intr<i tu llia n i
a visit to New York last week Mr.
D im itir o f ihr >|irakrr*' Iturrau.
with »|M*« ial rmphaiM on field me- Booker is the regular Republican
liiitiei. o f the Republican 'n li i» n » l
Committee. b» Chairman Herbert candidate for state representative
in the Illinois General Assembly
i from the first district of that state.
Mr. Brownell stated that the ap
"I think the systematic manner
pointments reiterated his conten in which Gov. Thomas E. Dewey
tion that “ it is not the practice of of New York has gone about his
the Republican Party to encourage campaign,” he replied in answer to
| or tolerate discrimination or segre a question as to his opinion of the
gation because of race, creed or GOP Presidential nominee,” in
The Republican National which he has tied up state after
A tto rn e y O liv e r K a iid o lp h . o f New*
a r k , .V J ., w ho « a * a p p o in te d As- i Committee Chairman declared, “ We state under Republican governor-,
■infant D ire c to r o f th e Speakers*
believe, with all true Americans, ships, is further proof of his fine
B u re a u o f th e Ite p u h lii'u ii N a tio n a l
that Jim Crowism is something ability for organization and the
C o m m itte e , by < h a irm a n H e rb e rt
repugnant to our way of life.”
B ro w n e ll, Jr.
executive capacity to get things
Mr. Randolph is widely known . done.
laway of 2128 Madison Avenue,
Baltimore, Md., well known real in the civic and professional life of
“ The one thing this country at
tor, as Field Aide in the Speaker’s New Jersey, and is considered one large will need, and the Negro in
Bureau. Mr. Callaway and Mr. of the state’s most eloquent speak 1 particular, after the war,” con
Randolph will work out of the Re ers. Mr. Callaway has long been tinued Mr Booker, “ will be a man
publican National Headquarters lo prominent in the business and civic of the type of Governor Dew’ey who
life of Baltimore.
cated in the Roosevelt Hotel.
is fresh with vigor, endowed with
ability, and has the courage to rec-
W O U N D ED M ARINE
j ognize worth and ability among all
RETURNS HOME our racial groups without regard
to race, color or national origin—
By E. P. Mims
U. S. NAVAL HOSPITAL, Oak his record in New York is proof
Mrs. E. Saunders entertained the
land, Calif.— Marine Private First again of that fact. The Negro will
Vaguettes Social Club lust Sunday.
Class Bennie Davis Slayton, 19, of need such a man who has the cour
The members enjoyed a very nice
Route 1, Auvergne, Ark., who help age of his convictions to face and
evening. Refreshments were serv
ed unload ammunition for five days solve the problems of post-war
ed by our lovely hostess, Mrs.
on the beaches at Saipan during employment, assuring us postwar
Saunders. The next meeting will be
the battle there, has been returned security. I believe that Dewey will
ut Mrs. N. P. Cochrane, 2311 Apt.
here fojj, treatment of a fooy ail see to it that the Negro is just as i
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indispensable in peace as he was in
ASTORIA, Oregon— The Navy
“ it was pretty hot down on that the industry of war.
tug was sunk while berthing an A. beach,” said the young Marine.
“ I was with him at Springfield,
P. 5, resulting from a mooring line “ Those Japs threw a lot o f big
in August, at a round table
parting. Entire crew was saved by shells at us and several of our men
at Governor Dwight
a passing fisherman. The entire were hit while we were unloading
and this is the
crew is colored.
ammunition and other supplies for impression he made on all of us:
the Marines fighting inland.
namely, that he is concerned with
Portland Army Air Base “ In spite of the hot fire we work giving security through the enact
ed on and on in teams and kept ment by Congress of a fair employ
unloading the stuff for the fellows; ment practice commission as one of
to use against the Japs.”
By Cpl. Edward Perkins.
the basic needs to assure us eco
Prior to taking part in the Sai nomic stability. I believe that his
Squadron C’s Ace ball team lost
the third game of their seven-game pan drive, Prvt. Slayton served for forthright position on law enforce
series to the Base Flyers (white) several months on Guadalcanal. ment would cause him to act swift
by a score of 12 to G. This leaves He entered service in October, 1943 ly and with justice in frowning
the Bomber still enjoying a 2 to 1 and went overseas last March.
upon, and eradicating maltreatment
lead in the series.
me Squadron school room as usual of Negroes in the armed forces.
Don't forget the Squadron Dance at 9:00 Sunday morning. This Sun The utter disregard of the Roose
is to be held in the Base gymnasi day sermon will be delivered by the velt Administration in this connec
um the third Friday of September. Base chaplain.
tion has been an insult to the in
We are looking forward to the
telligence of all liberty loving peo
Portland lovlies as usual to be pre
Cpl. Herbert Lew is. . . you’re on ple.”
sent, the time is 9:00 P.M. as usual. man . . . Do you know it? Just like
H ELP W A N T E D
A new altar has been installed a light. — “ DADDY” , you’re the
in the Base chapel. The altar was sharpest thing on the PAAB MP BEAUTY OPERATORS WANTED
made in the shop of Squadron C, force . . . and I don’t mean mabe.
entirely with hand tools. It is fin — No longer are there drug store
ished in neutral. The writer of this cowboys, their new role is wolf,
column was the maker.
guess it’s from eating so much Contact Mrs. Cox, 1409 Williams
Chapel services are to be held in mutton.
Ave., Phones: MU 3071, YE 9025.
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TAKES A STEP FORWARD
An Inter-Racial program, spon
sored by The Program Committee
o f the Inter-Racial Council of Van
couver, of which Mr. Mark Smith
is chairman, was presented at the
U. S. O. Monday evening.
Short talks were heard about the
Origin o f the Council by Rev. Mo
ses Guy, president, Mrs. E. Coy,
parlimentarian and Mrs. Andrews.
A quartet mads up of soldiers
sang: This Is A Mean World To
Live In, What A Time, and Please
Don’t Drive Your Children Away.
In the opinion o f this writer all of
these numbers were very appro-
priate, as was a summary made by
Mr. Lafayette Frederick, former
graduate of Tuskegee Institute in
Alabama, of the contribution made
by the Negro Soldier in World War
Mrs. Andrews ably discussed the
contribution made to World War II
by loyal Japanese, Americans and
as a finale the Bagley Downs In
ter-Racial Church quartet sang two
The committee on entertainment,
headed by Mrs. Reddit, served
those present punch and cookies.
It is hoped that more programs
of this nature will be presented
again in the near future.
( Corner Ankeny Street)
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Clark County Residents Urged to Register Now
Mrs. Thelma Ragsdale of Jack
sonville, Texas, is an addition to
A ll Clark County residents of six months or more are
the staff in the beauty shoppe at urged to registed in order to vote in the election taking place
in November, Clark County includes Bagley Downs, Ogden
Mrs. Ragsdale has been in Bag- Meadows, Burton Homes, McLoughlin Heights and the Hud
ley Downs for 3 weeks. Her hus son House. Each of these projects have their own county ap
band, Cpl. Enoch Ragsdale, is sta pointed Registrars. Any information desired can be obtained
tioned at the Vancouver Barracks. from the Administration Building located in the project.
In Bagley Downs, Mr. T. W . Kendrick is the Registrar.
Since he was inducted into the Ar
my, Cpl. Ragsdale has been in ar Anyone may register from 9 :0 0 A .M . until 11:00 A .M . and
my camps in Los Angeles and San from 3 :0 0 P.M. until 1:0 0 P.M.
103 B W intler Drive South
from 3 p. m. until 10 p. m.