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PORTLAND, ORE, SEPTEMBER 22, 1944
Evening Schools WITH DEWEY IN PORTLAND, ORE. Dewey Stresses
Open For Adults
“Jobs For All”
Dr. Willard Spalding, Superin
tendent of the Portland Public
Schools, announces that the Port
land Evening Schools will open
with a five point program for
adults on the evening of Sept. 25.
A program has been planned to
meet the needs and desires of in
dividuals who wish training in
commercial subjects, such as book
keeping, shorthand, typing, busi
ness English and business law.
A wide curriculum will also be
available to adults and youth who
wish to complete high school.
Classes for the home maker will
include clothing construction, home
furnishings, “Making the Most of
Your Personality and Appearance,”
pottery, metal arts, and “Wood-
woiking for Pleasure.”
There will also be seventh and
eighth grade continuation classes,
in addition to courses in citizenship
for the foreign-born.
Enrollment dates will be as fol
lows: Lincoln, Sept. 21, 22, and 25;
Sunnyside School, Sept. 25th; Ab-
ernethy, Sept. 25th; Boise School
and Central Library, Sept 25th;
Jefferson High, Sept 25th.
Jobs Not Doles Aim of
NEW YORK — Gov. Thomas E.
Dewey struck close to the hearts
of the masses of the American peo
ple last week in a message to the
State Federation of Labor when he
stressed the need of a “way of
solving problems” that would pro
vide not doles, but jobs for all.
In New York, the Legislature
has established a Post-War Plan
ning Commission, which will have
at its disposal a billion dollars
worth of work in state and local
projects to cushion the shock of
the ending of war production.
Just as preparations have been
completed in the state to provide
jobs for the men and women of the
fighting forces and the many mil
lions now engaged in war industry
when hostilities cease, Governor
Dewey has indicated he has plans
for a similar program for the en
The Governor called attention to
the job labor has done in the war
effort in New York State, pointing
out that, “This is a great record
and it has been made by you thru
LEFT TO RIGHT: .Mr. Cy. Denton and Mrs. Janice Lewis of Acme Club, Mrs. James Braggs of the
responsibility and character
School Expenditures Multnomah County Voters League, Mr. Ralph H. Faulk, Editor Portland Inquirer, Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, you have
given to the organizations
Presidential Candidate, Mrs. Pearl Buckner, Mrs. Thomas E. Dewey, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. you represent.
For Negroes Nil Republican
I like to think the
Cox, Republican Committeeman and Committee W'oman and Mrs. Ralph H. Faulk, all Republican Workers. State Administration
NEW YORK—Information dis A scheduled conference of Negro L. Culp and Mr. and Mrs. James ton, D. C. Afro-American. These some contribution to that record by
closed in the school report for 1941- Republican workers and leaders Braggs.
an understanding of your
three Negroes have been cn the having
42, showing the status of public with Thomas E. Dewey, Republican After the first delay of the I Dewey
and being prepared to co
Special all the way across operate realistically
education in the city of Atlanta, Presidential nominee, was among Dewey Special, the train was re the country.
men were lucky tenance of industrial in peace.
Ga., is indicative of what will con the things that had tp be cancelled ported ti arrive at various times in that they Both
were i«ot injured in “I know of no reason,” the Gov
tinue to be the rule if the Demo when the Dewey Party finally ar and continual changes were made the wreck. Mr.
said, “I ernor said, “why the stability
cratic Party is allowed to domi rived in Portland on Tuesday. De in the original schedule. When the was typing a story Adams
wreck which you and the New York in
nate thè affairs of the country, layed by two train wrecks which party finally arrived (minus the we had just passed when suddenly
with its fingers clutched about the
dustry and the State Government
the party to be eight hours train) only a few of those invited my typewriter and the table on together
nation’s purse strings, Dr. C. B. caused
achieved cannot be
late in arriving, all but the most to the morning conference could be which I was writing came back and duplicated have
Powell, assistant to the Director of Important
of Mr. Dewey’s pro found. A new delegation was hasti hit me a terrific blow in the solar Earlier this year Gov. Dewey
Publicity of the Republican Na gram was part
Yet with the ly formed of those present which plexus. I think I still feel it.” Ask recommended, and the Legislature
tional Committee declared this lightening routine out. he was
forced to included Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. ed by a local correspondent how passed a law establishing a Com
to have Cox, Mrs. James Braggs, Mrs. Jan they were enjoying their trip, they mission Against Discrimination to
Negroes form one-third of the a chat and pose for pictures
with ice Lewis, Mrs. Pearl Buckner, Mr. both agreed that they were having study practices of discrimination
population of the city, and consti those Negroes that were present.
Cy Denton and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph a fine time. This was Mr. Adams •ecause of race, creed, color or na
tute fifty per cent of the school Among those invited to meet with H.
first trip with a presidential nom tional origin, and to make recom
but Mr. Matthews had made mendation designed to enact laws
No. for No. for inally planned for 11:00 A. M. were three Negroes, two of them inee,
once before with a Republi to eliminate such discrimination.
Type of School White* Negroes Tuesday morning were: Mr. and press representatives. The third can presidential
but never This move on the part of Governor
11 Mrs. Arthur A. Cox, Dr. De N. Un was Mr. Dewey’s personal messen in history with a nominee
Dewey was a major stroke to wipe
Mr. and Mrs. William ger Frank Simpson of New York Mr. Simpson said that he has out
Crowism in the State, and
was injured in the wreck (Cuts been with Mr. Dewey since he was make Jim New
4 Graves, Mrs Gwendolyn Davis of who
first state in
his right eye). The newspaper District Attorney of New York. the Union to York take the steps
The school expenditures are as Vanport, Rev. L. O. Stone, Rev. J. over
F. Smith, Rev. Browning Allen,
of the Amsterdam News, N. Y. with him and will go with into being a permanent FEPC.
Kindergartens^ per pupil $99.45, Miss. Geneve Turner, Mrs. Lillian Adams
New York and Ralph D. Matthews, Mr. Dewey to the White House on
Negroes 0; a typical day school Baker, Mr. Ralph H. Faulk, Mr. K. managing
Editor of the Washing January 20, 1945.
for Whites $3,110,384.2«, for Ne
groes $573,665.86; a typical voca
tional school for Whites $74,697.48,
A meeting for discussion of
for Negroeq 0.
forming a permanent F.E.P.'C. was
For teachers’ annual salaries the
held at the U.S 0. on Wednesday,
following figures reveal a hitch for
September 20. Mr. Angelo Herndon
PORTLAND, GUILDS LAKE, AND YANPORT CITY
incentive to teacher preparation:
the principal speaker. This is
Principal, Junior and Senior
a national movement intended to
High $3000—3099; No. of White
bring about legislation that will
teachers 18, Negroes 0; Depart
the F.E.P C. under perma
Registration Is Now Open at the County Court House, Fifth Ave. and
ment Heads $2900—2999, No. of
nent government agencies.
Salmon Street, Room 141
(Continued on page 5)
TO THE NEGROES OF MULTNOMAH COUNTY
In order to VOTE in the November Elections you first MUST register. In
order to register you will have to go to the County Court House.
To reach the County Court House take the Williams Ave. bus or the Alberta
trolley car or the Sellwood bus. Get off at Salmon Street (1000 S. W.) and walk
two blocks west.
From St. Johns or Interstate bus transfer at Oak Street to the Mississippi bus
or Broadway trolley. Get off at Salmon Street and walk two blocks east.
From Vanport ride bus to end of line (9th and Oak), walk east on Oak to
Broadway and take the Broadway trolley or Mississippi has. Get off at Salmon St,
Walk two blocks east.
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