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which those seeking employment hud so ordered; otherwise, he de
now and in the post war period clared, money for the USES agen
must enter if they are to get jobs. cies could not be appropriated.
The NAACP statement cites two Congressman Malcolm C. Tarver of
gluring instances of this outrage Georgia, hud complained ubout
ous situation which faces those white and colored people working
COLUMBUS, OHIO—The high agency for social work among Ne
light of the convention of the Na groes and has constantly sought to McNutt Tells NAACP Jim Crow- black war veteruns who huve been together.
discharged and ure now beeking
These fucts reveal that return
tional Urban League just closed improve conditions under which
ism must continue as bound by
war veteruns will continue to
here, was the ovation given the Negro citizens work and live and
Appropriation Committee Decree
yond a doubt, will face all those be at the tender mercies of south
proclamation of Governor John W. to promote inter-racial cooperation
black doughboys who will seek em- ern Congressmen and Senators
Bricker of “ Victory Through Unity and mutual understanding,
WASHINGTON, D. C. — The j ployment in the post-wur period if
should they aguin sit in the saddle
Week.” In presenting the proclama-,
NOW, THEREFORE, I John W. FEPC has its present and appar- \ Roosevelt and the New Deal should
tion Rev. John Paul Jones, New
| after the November election.
Bricker of the State of Ohio, do ently impossible big job on its be returned to power in November.
York chairman and member of the *
hereby proclaim the period begin hands. The United States Govern
The release tells of the Colum
Executive Board, said, “ Governor
ning Thursday, September 28th and ment, according to statements bus, Georgia, situation where col
Bricker’s proclamation is the most
continuing through Tuesday, Octo made and released by the NAACP, ored unemployed have applied to
comprehentive and inclusive of any ber 3rd, as “ Victory Through Uni
is the great offender. The War the USES. They are forced to enter
that the National Urban League
ty Week” throughout Ohio, and 1 Manpower Commission and the the Federal agency through th e,
has ever had. The audience stood
call upon all citizens of this state United States Employment Service backdoor off an alley usually filled
in appreciation of the Governor's
to cooperate with the National Ur have established rigm segregation with heavy traffic. This condition
efforts. It read:
ban League in its observance.
rules in employment, which have the NAACP has protested to Wash
PROCLAMATION : “ V i c t o r y
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I’ve been dictated by Dixie. The NAA ington. The USES office in Wash
Through Unity Week” September
set my hand and caused CP release to hand states:
ington, the capitol of the Nation,
28 to October 1, 1944.
“ Nearly every important in offered a few days ago u similarly
the Great Seal of the State of Ohio
WHEREAS, “ Victory Through
dustrial center in the country revealing condition. Prentice Hil- j
to be affixed at Columbus this 26th
Unity Week” signifies the annual day of September in the year of our
has been classified as a labor I bum, a recent Howard University i
conference of the National League
shortage area and, therefore, lawr graduate, sought a job. The
Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred
for Social Service Among Negroes and Forty-four.
subject to orders from the War | prospective employer said he must
and also call to the attention of
Manpower Commission which conform to the regulations by se
(Signed) John W. Bricker.
American citizens of all races the
prohibits any employer from hir curing the approval of the local!
need for harmony and cooperation
ing workers except through the employment offfice. Mr. Hilburu
in order to achieve a just and last
“ . . . Befo-o-ore I kiss Hortense,
office of the United States Em 1 entered the office, and got in the
ing peace, and
I always buys a nickel’s wortha
ployment Service. This power of line formed for white applicants.
WHEREAS, the National Urban peppermints. . .” Remember that
theUSES is largely increasing A federal
league is now rendering vital serv song, Mrs America? And remem
and is being extended even be threatened to put him out if he
ice in forty-nine cities of the Na ber the peppermints? It looks now
yond the present manpower 1 did not move into the line for col-
tion, giving vocational guidance to as if our chances of getting pepper
shortage. Before returning war ! ored people. When he finally reach
Negro young people, providing mints ami other hard candies are
veterans may receive reemploy ed the desk of the interviewer she
funds for graduate study to deserv going to improve. And when they
ment rights, or unemployment j declined to serve him. This was
ing Negro students, and helping to come back into the store these can
compensation under the GI Bill protested by the NAACP to Paul
find jobs for thousands of Negro dies will have ceiling prices from
of Rights, registration at the lo B. McNutt, Cnairman of the War
33 to 35 cents a pound set by OPA
cal United States Employment Manpower Commission, together
WHEREAS, the National Urban — protecting the pocketbook while
Office is required.”
with other cases of segregation and
League is the oldest interracial indulging the sweet tooth.
This is the channel through discrimination in the USES. Mr.
McNutt informed the NAACP that
the condition in Columbus, Georgia,
still prevailed, but that new sep
arate entrances to USES office
would be built as soon as building
material priorities could be secur
Prizes for Christmas decorations | Florence Krein, who is now con-
Teen-age footbal teams are prac- | ed.
in yards, windows, and roofs of tralto soloist in the Bagley Downs ticing daily at the Bagley Downs
The Capitol employment center j
houses and apartments on Vancou Junior Choir, and Phylai Bring- grade school athletic field, Harvey i
is operated on a segregated basis,
E f f ic ie n t - Q u a lif ie d
ver HAising authority projects will man, Mary Lou Landrigan and Le- Haynes, athletic director at the j
he admitted. This segregation poli
be g i/ n this season with a judging froy Kern, children well known for Downs community center, reports.
Pd A d v . A E W h a e lo c k . T re a t
cy was decreed* he stated, because
B A IN fo r J U O Q i C o m m itte e
committee visiting each project the their Appearances in the Vancou
From 100 to 150 boys turn out I
in 1942, the Appropriations Com
EwUd'oy Porflond 5 O f * ® ’ *
week preceding Christmas. Walter ver area, as examples of recreation daily from 12 to 1 p. m. and from
mittee of the House Representatives
Pollack, project services director association talent development.
3:30 to 7 p. m.
Tiny tots as well as grade school
for the authority, said today. Each
In good weather practices are1
project will be judged as a separate anil teen-age artists are included held on the school field; teams
in the talent classes.
meet at the Bagley Downs center
Portland’s Most Modern Restaurant
An award committee composed
gymnasium on rainy days.
A big smoker, the first sponsored j The players are all members of
of Mrs Elsie Powers, Leo Randall
and Mr. Pollack will choose sub by the new Bagley Downs Boys the Bagley Downs Boys Athletic
stantial prizes which will be an Athletic Club is scheduled for Club.
Tuesday, October 17, at 8 p. m. at
nounced next week.
337 N. W. Third Ave. at Flanders
Christmas parties will be held the Bagley Downs community cen
A rummage sale, sponsored by
at all project community centers ter, Jim Coffal, boxing coach, re the Ogden Meadows Red Cross
HOME COOKING A SPECIALTY
on Saturday night before Christ ports.
Sewing club is scheduled for all
Several well-known amateur box day Saturday, October 21, in the
mas, Polalck said.
ers are listed on the card and Ivan Ogden Meadows Community center.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Smith. Owners and Proprietor«
A Red Cross sewing group for Jones, McLoughlin Heights com Proceeds will be used to purchase a
Colored women will be organized munity center athletic director, sewing machine for Red Cross sew
Monday, October 16, at the Mill will bring three wrestling matches, ing.
Plain Community center.
Lou Coffal disclosed.
A sale of home cooked food and
Smith, personal services
Boxers will include Louis Tell- articles of furniture will be con
member for the housing authority, man, 165 pound Vancouver high ducted simultaneously with that of
school athletic star, well-known for clothing, Mrs. Helen Wassard, per
The group will meet from 1 to his football record.
sonal service worker, said today.
5 p. m. every Monday and is open
Bob Colden, 143, seen on several
Mrs. Pearl Kelly is chairman, as
to all Vancouver women.
cards in this area, will also be sisted by Mrs. Virgia Booner and
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded
featured, while Billy “ The Kid” Ty-! Mrs. Bertha Metz.
Although substantial contribu
Talented your.gesters wishing to rone, McLoughlin Heights flash,
Lunch at Our Fountain
appear in programs sponsored by the sensation of the August Heights tions of clothing have already been
the recreation association are urg Boys’ Athletic Club card, will meet made, Mrs. Kelly urges women liv
N. BRO AD W AY A N D WILLIAM S
ing in the area to take discarded
ed to attend weekly audition held a scrappy opponent.
Pete Long, 130 pound, will ap clothing or unneeded articles of
every Friday at 2:45 p. m. in the
Open 9 it. m. to 10 p. m.
Cloud Room of the McLoughlin pear as will Dooley Sharplay, 100 furniture to the personal office at
Heights community center. Mrs. pound Bagley Downs colored boy, the community center this week.
Josephine Hasbrook. music director whose probable opponent will be
for the association, announced to Scruppy Donald Crandail, Mc
At last Saturday’s weekly dance
at the Bagley Downs community
It is not yet known whether Bag-
Not only does the association
center, women and men chosen by
furnish talent for numerous Victo ley Downs’ pride and joy, Gilbert the Greater Vancouver Women’s
ry Center, USO club, PTA organ Ealsey, will appear on the card. Council served as hosts and host
ization and Radio programs, but Ealsey has not been working out esses. Mrs. Helen Wassard of the
W e specialize in Home-Cooked Meals
casts stage shows for the 2 week- regularly, but hopes to get into personal services department of the
Mayflower Matinees each Saturday. condition for Tuesday night, Coffel housing authority, reports. Wear
SOFT D R IN K S — MUSIC
Children must audition before ap said.
ing official badges, the council rep
N. Williams Ave. at Weidler
Mrs. M. S. Williams
Seven good boxing bouts are pro
pearing on any of the programs,
resentatives served as a welcoming
duced. Invitations have been ex
Mrs. Hasbrook said.
anil introduction committee.
Mothers are urged to bring their tended to Vanport City and Mult
children to the auditions
where nomah Athletic Club boxers as op
W H ERE THE YOU N GER SET GATHERS
Unless an orchestra may be
Mrs. Hasbrook will discuss a pro ponents.
Harvey Haynes, athletic director found for the weekly dance held
gram of classes best adapted to
each child’s individual talents. for Bagley Downs, and Coffel have every Saturday night at the Bagley
Many small musicians, dancers, invited several well-known sports Downs community center, the
actors have been developed in the celebrities of the Northwest to the dances will have to be discontinu
recreation associations classes dur affair to say a few words at the ed, Leo Randall, recreation adviser
The popular dances
ing past seasons, Mrs. HasbrbSk ringside.
2013 NORTH W ILLIAM S A V E N U E
Admission will be 25 cents for have been held every Saturday
said and cited the case of Billy
from 9 to 12 p. m.
Shore, vocalist and piano soloist; children and 50 cents for adults.
Urban League Gives Ovation
WMC and USES
to Bricker Unity Proclamation Set Up Rigid
J a m e s R.
CLARK CO U N TY N EW S
ROYAL PALM CAFE
BR0ADW ILL PHARMACY
Williams Avenue Grille
B IR D ’S