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P O R T L A N D IN Q U IR E R
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GOP Assistant Director of
RATION C A L E N D A R
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Mr. and Mrs. David Hepburn of ness of Mr. Fred Peck, who is now-
4235 N. Gantenbein Ave. entertain in the Good Samaritan Hospital.
ed in honor of Mrs. Hepburn’s His many friends wish for him a
Book 4— Blue stamps A8 through
mother, Mrs. F. M. Lewis of Gal speedy recovery, although he is not
Z8 and A5 through R5 valid indef
veston, Texas. It was Mrs. Lewis seriously ill. He is the husband of
76th birthday. A large group of Mrs. Letha Peck, Dauter Ruler of
Meat, Butter, Cheese:
friends were invited to share in the the local Elks,
Book 4— Red stamps A8 through
honor of making Mrs Lewis’ birth-
Mrs. Margaret Gary who lives
Z8 and A5 through K5 valid in
day one long to be remembered, with Mrs. Peck has gone horn to
The table was decorated with a visit her sick mother, who lives in
Book 4—Spare stamp 25 good for
beautiful birthday cake with “ Hap St. Louis, Missouri. Mrs. Gary ex
10 pounds lamb through October
py Birthday, Mother” and lovely pects to return to Portland as soon
flowers of all colors decorated the as her mother is better.
cake. The numerous presents which
We are glad to see Mrs. James
Sugar stamps 30 through 33 val
the gracious lady received were al Braggs out again after being in
id indefinitely, 5 pounds each. Sug
so very useful. Mrs. B. Taylor as disposed with a very bad cold.
ar stamp 40 calid through Feb. 28,
Bishop L L. Britton is a visitor
sisted Mrs. Lewis in opening and
1945 for 5 pounds home canning
showing her many lovely presents. in this city. He is staying at the
only. For more canning sugar ap
Mesdames M. Redmond, Julia Nee home of one of his grandchildren,
ply local board using spare stamp
ley, Marie Smith and Kitty Fair as Mrs. Grace Tobasco, 1617 S. E.
Shoes: Lose Stamps invalid
sisted the host in serving refresh Clinton. His other grandchildren
ments. After an evening of much are sons and daughters of Rev.
Book 3— Airplane stamps 1-2
valid indefinitely. New stamp valid
enjoyment, Mrs. Lewis in bidding Robert Searcie, Bishop of the
her many friends Goodbye and Church of God.
Mrs. Ruby Harding entertained
thanking them for their gifts asked
Not valid unless endorsed.
to join her in singing, “ Leaning the Chante Club with a beautiful
“ A ” 13 expires Dec. 21. Each
On The Everlasting Arms.” Mrs. luncheon, the affair was held in
coupon worth 4 gallons.
Hepburn, well known among Port- honor of her birthday. She received
landers, is a member of Mt. Olivet many lovely gifts. A bridge game
Rationing of coal, wood stoves
Baptist Church and the Household was enjoyed by all. First and sec
ends October 15. Apply local board
ond prizes were won by Mesdames
of Ruth No. 844 G. 400.
for purchase certificates.
We are sorry to hear of the ill- T. Flowers and Blanche Holladay.
Wood, Coal, Sawdust:
the Attorney General directed an
Delivery by priorities based on
immediate investigation of the
written statements of needs.
strike by the FBI to determine
Miss Jane E. Hunter, Cleveland, Ohio (le ft), who wai drafted by
whether there had been any viola- , Herbert Brownell, Jr , Chairman o f the Republican National Commit
Period 4-5 coupons and new pe
tion of a Federal statute, particu- | tee to flerve as Assistant Director o f Women's Activities, is shown with
1 coupons valid through Aug.
Miss Marion E. Martin (righ t). Assistant Chairman o f the Republican
RESULT OF STRIKE AGAINST larly the Smith-Connally Act. The
National Committee, and Director o f the Women’ s Division.
next day, August 5, the Attorney
UPGRADING OF NEGROES
NEW YORK — Republican Na can render, because I believe it is
General requested United States tional Committee Chairman Her our duty, all of us, to rescue our
Refer inquiries and complaints to
Attorney General Francis Biddle Attorney Gerald A. Galeeson in bert Brownell, Jr., announced that country in this crisis in national
price clerk at local board.
announced October 4, that a Fed Philadelphia to arrange for the he had drafted Miss Jane E. Hun as well as radical affairs. I was
eral Grand Jury in Philadelphia re calling of a Grand Jury to investi ter of Cleveland, Ohio, as Assistant content to» carry on as a Republi
Manufacturer of active dry yeast
turned an indictment in two counts gate all the circumstances in con Director of Women’s Activities, to can in my own state as I have for
j work with Miss Marion E. Martin, many years. But, when I learned of have now been instructed to set a-
charging 30 employes and former nection with the strike.
employes of the Philadelphia Trans
Chairman of the Women’s Division. the brutal mistreatment of our boys side all of their current production
government needs, the War
Miss Hunter is recognized as one in the armed services who are for
portation Company with violation
Negro Office Workers Scarce
of the ablest leaders of her race, fighting for world freedom— with Food Administration tells us. That
of the Philadelphia Transportation
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established the Phillis not a word of protest from Presi means those o f us who’ve been
Company with violation of the War
those workers. Hence, the south
Wheatley Association ;n Ohio. She dent Roosevelt, the Commander-in- making our light rolls with "Maca”
Labor Disputes (Smith-Connally)
where the pay rate is not so high,
is also president of the Ohio State Chief— ! decided to accept the com will have to turn to moist yeast in
may furnish the West with much
Federation of Colored Women’s mand to do what I can in this lar the future.
The 30 defendants— who are or needed Negro office workers.
Clubs, and a member of the execu ger way. The mothers, wives, sis
were motormen, conductors or ope
The condition does not speak so
committee of the powerful ters and sweethearts of our fight
rators— are charged in Count One highly for Portland and in view of tive
Association of Colored ing men must vote to give them an
of the indictment with unlawfully the fact that every professional
All our men and
instigating, coercing, inducing and man here has had to train his ow-n
to secure equal
encouraging a strike o f Philadel office help, there apparently has
jobs and equal civil rights in the
phia Transportation Company em always been a dearth of trained
period. Only Dewey and
ployes last August while the facili office workers. The Portland In
ties were in the possession of the quirer has carried an “ Ad” for 2
in my opinon.”
months or more for a stenographer-
by which to deal in a specific way
The indictment charges that the typist, we received just three an-
with each question was in existence
defendants addressed the transit swers. One really was a Typist
nor has come into existence, except
company employes “ both individu and now employed in the office of a
in a piece-meal way.”
ally and collectively,” urging them large business house here. Another
NEW YORK— With the anti-
Praising the fact that the Army
to decline and to continue to de
Negro South dictating, the United
under pressure o f public opinion
cline to operate street cars and ly for Negro Office Workers for a
States Army has yet to adopt a
buses and “ threatening employes week, finally receiving one answer,
admitted Negro men to the Air
policy on the treatment of Negro
Forces and sent them overseas,
with violence” if they returned to The USES have none on their lists,
personnel, and under the National
At the Y. W. C. A.,.Mrs. Gertrude
and committed selected combat-
Democratic Administration’s in
Count Two of the indictment Overman in charge of “ Room Reg fluence, it is still floundering and type units to action such as the
further charges that the defendants istry and Employment Service, committing colossal blunders as it 93rd Division, the 54th Coast A r
unlawfully aided the strike by states, “ we receive requests daily feebly attempts to handle the color tillery Regiment and the 24th In
“ giving direction and guidance and for Colored girls as Office Workers problem on both battlefield and in fantry, the Journal and Guide de
clares, “ They are steps forward.
by providing funds” for its con but we just do not have any”
training camps. This situation was
But the confusing and discouraging
forcefully brought out by a hard
is that for each such step
The War Labor Disputes Act “ this dearth of office workers hitting editorial in the Norfolk
is a comparable step
provides a maximum penalty of a should be an encouragement to the Journal and Guide last week en
backward,” noting that, “ Such units
$5,000 fine and one year imprison young people to go to school even titled, “ The Fruits of a Day-to-
as the 369th Regiment (famed as
in the evenings after their regular Day Policy.”
ment for coercing, instigating or
New York’s Fighting 15th) trained
days work and prepare for these
inducing a strike, slow-down or
combat, are given routine guard
positions that are sure to continue
other interruption in the operation
duty. Others are converted to serv
after the war is over.”
of any plant, mine or facility “ in
Journal a.id Guide, “ on his utiliza ice and stevedore units. One, train
the possession of the United
tion and disposition, was again evi ed for over two years, not counting
Negro Seabees Aid Invasion
States,” or for aiding or directing
denced this week by disclosure that its peace-time preparation as a Na
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any such strike.
it has set up the first of segregated tional Guard unit, got overseas, but
Return of the indictment climax Seabees who kept supplies coming redistribution centers for returned was given non-combat duty even
ed an extensive inquiry conducted in a steady stream.
veterans of its ground forces; and though General Mark Clark re
Coxswain Jones was in charge of this on the heels of the commend quested it for a combat assignment
by the Federal Bureau of Investi
gation and a Grand Jury investiga 15 men, all Negro members of the able (if widely ignored) order of with his Fifth Army. Similar illus
P aid A d v .— Sen. C ord on C om m ittee
tion begun on August 9. The case Seabees unit. His wife resides at Adjutant General Ulio banning dis trations could be multiplied,” ob
by M arshall C orner. S ecretary.
was presented to the Grand Jury 904 Ira Street, Southwest, Atlanta. crimination at facilities on Army serves the Journal and Guide.
Fireman First Class Toles work posts.
by Henry A. Schweinhaut, Special
Assistant to the Attorney General, ed as a driver for the Campbell
“ Once again,” the Journal and
under the direction of Assistant Coal Company o f Atlanta before
joining the Seabees. His wife, Anna Guide points out, “ it becomes clear
Attorney General Tom C. Clark.
Toles, resides at 470 North Avenue, that, before the war, the Army had
no policy and probably no plans to
A t A R B IT M A N ’ S
The strike of the employes of
use any but a bare minimum of
the Philadelphia Transportation Co.
Negro troops. Instead of beginning
began on August 1. On August 3, ports, transferred to LCT's and with an amendment to the Selective
NOW SH O W IN G A
pursuant to an Executive Order of then to Armtracks that brought the Service Act prohibiting racial dis
the President, the Secretary of supplies across the coral reefs to crimination, it has met problems as
F U LL LIN E O F L A D IE S ’ A N D G E N T S’ A P P A R E L
War took possession of the facili
they have arisen, compromising on
C R E D IT TO A L L
Casualties among Seabees during some, moving backward on others,
ties with troops under the com
1007-1011 S. W . W A SH IN G TO N ST.
mand o f Major General Philip the first three days of fighting on and occasionally getting on firm,
Hayes, commander o f the Third Peleliu were estimated at approxi democratic ground. But no fixed
Service Command. On August 4, m ate 20 killed and 20 wounded.
determination or guiding principle
Journal and Guide
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